6 People Freelancers Meet on Social Media

We freelancers depend on social media. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and whatever else happens to be popular, can all help us to build our professional image, meet colleagues and prospects, and generally find out what's going on in our field. As we've said before, social media is about relationships--and at the core of relationship you find people. For today, I thought it might be fun to take a … [Read more...]

How Many Personas Do You Maintain Online (and Why)?

In the not too distant past people often defined themselves by saying they wore several "hats." One could wear the mother hat, the nurse hat, the wife hat, the lover hat--and switch them off and on with no one thinking anything of it, because they could still see that it was really just you. It's different now, and instead of switching hats--you switch personas, which, for Internet users, is more like … [Read more...]