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Nursing education 2.0: YouTube[TM].

Link/Page Citation Page/Link: Page URL: HTML link: The Free Library. (2014). Retrieved Jul 03 2014 from http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Nursing+education+2.0%3a+YouTube%5bTM%5d.-a0162301465 PERHAPS WE CAN BLAME IT ON MY BEING SNOWED IN, but I recently discovered YouTube[TM] and began to contemplate its potential impact on nursing education. There is a lot of controversy surrounding trash on YouTube, but this is a social phenomenon that cannot be ignored by educators. As you will see here and in future columns, my intention is to focus on Web 2.0 tools and how we can begin to use them to transform nursing education. I will build off five themes (Web 2.0 as a social networking See social networking site. social networking – social network ?medium, digital natives, Net generation, visual literacy Visual literacy is the ability to interpret, negotiate, and make meaning from information presented in the form of an image. Visual literacy is based on the idea that…

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5 Social Media Mistakes That Will Sink Your Campaign!

by Jeff Newton Social media marketing is usually a terrific way to engage, find and sell new clients on your business, as long as you aren’t prone to making it harder on yourself. Social media blunders are incredibly easy to step into, and incredibly messy to get out of. Social media is essential to do correctly! creotivo.com reports that a full 74 percent of brand marketers saw an increased web traffic after putting in a mere 6 hours each week on social media, while a whopping 83 percent have actually abandoned a purchase after a negative customer service experience. So to help you ward off the mistakes that may be looming in your social media marketing, listed here are five social media mistakes you need to avoid! Not engaging with your audience – You should always be actively engaging your social media visitors. Seek advice, conduct polls, share funny stories…

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Pitching Bloggers: 15 Rules to Obey

Creating BR (blogger relations) instead of PR is practically a new profession, as more publicity buzz gets started by prominent bloggers. Publicists trying to get media attention for a new product, book or service are now pitching bloggers in addition to journalists and the press. But pitching bloggers is vastly different from traditional press relations. New rules apply. If you pitch a blogger the wrong way, you could get written up and publicly slammed by the blogger for everyone on the Internet to see. So how do you go about getting a publicity explosion without it blowing up in your face? Here are a few “do’s” and “don’ts” for getting good blog attention. 1. Don’t leave your pitch in the comments of a blog post. Send a personal email. Leave comments on blog posts, but only to participate in the conversation, not to pitch or talk about you and your…

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Advice For Considering an Online Degree in Public Health

Advice about Accreditation and Reputation Today’s society has afforded people to earn many levels of degrees in more convenient avenues. Earning a degree online has become incredibly popular and has expanded the opportunity for many individuals to further their education and improve their standard of living. However, with this increased opportunity also comes the responsibility of finding a school that is properly accredited, offers a valuable support in their services and has a program that meets your needs in terms of time and course demand. There are many acclaimed colleges that are not recognized by professional organizations as a valid educational system. They may even have well established web sites and cost a great deal of money however will not be recognized by many establishments. Many people have fallen into this predicament and lost a great deal of their money and time. There is very little legal support that is…

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Creating a Campaign Book with PowerPoint

Creating Your Notes PowerPoint can be used for more than just presentations. Or, you can use the presentation that you created for other things, including your PR/marketing campaign book or your notes for your next talk. For example, let’s say that you are getting ready to present your self-leadership talk. You write up your presentation, add neat backgrounds and your logo, and finish with your acknowledgements. But, you still need to give the presentation you’ll need to ?create some notes for the talk. To create notes for your presentation, do the following: 1. Click on Slide Sorter View at the top of the page. 2. Go to the Slide Sorter Toolbar. 3. Click the Speaker Notes icon. 4. Type your notes. 5. Press the Close button. The speaker notes will not show up when you present your talk. And, you can print them out as either cue cards or talking…

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Social Networking – A Marketing Tool

Social Networking is the greatest marketing tool available to virtual businesses today. How do we gain presence otherwise? The storefronts that gain presence in the brick and mortar world are reached by different vehicles of transportation and communication than those in the virtual world. Discussing how brick and mortar businesses gain presence will help us realize what we should be doing to gain this presence for virtual businesses. Social networking defined is the practice of increasing individual as well as group contacts. Although social networking has been practiced for as long as society has existed, the effect is much more powerful on the web. The Six Degrees of Separation theory holds that any person on the planet is able to be connected to anyone else on the planet “through a chain of acquaintances that has no more than five intermediaries” (Wikipedia, 2009). Based on this concept, the rate at which…

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Using an MCIF to Price Products.

Link/Page Citation Page/Link: Page URL: HTML link: The Free Library. (2014). Retrieved Jul 03 2014 from http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Using+an+MCIF+to+Price+Products.-a074412101 One of the first things First Things is a monthly ecumenical journal concerned with the creation of a “religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society” (First Things website). ?you learn in marketing is that you shouldn’t should·n’t? Contraction of should not. shouldn’t?should notshouldn't?should ?sell your products by lowering prices. You’ve probably also learned that you should always try to differentiate your products and services from your competition so you can sell based on value. But how do you create value when the public perceives bank products as mere commodities? A CD is a CD is a CD. Who’s got the highest rates? Isn’t that all that matters? Fortunately, an MCIF MCIF Marketing Customer Information FileMCIF Marketing Central Information FileMCIF Miniature Card Implementers Forum ?can help you understand the relationship your customer has…

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Follow best practices for effective email marketing campaign

Business to business or B2B email marketing campaigns are considered the best marketing practice these days. However, one needs to understand what is favorite among the industry professionals so that best practices can be put forth for unique and outstanding B2B email marketing campaign. Whether you are taking the responsibility on yourself or hiring an agency for email marketing services, you need to follow only the best suite with a track record of what can be lucrative for your business in near future. As an email marketer you need to establish a firm relationship with your readers through the email and its content. Irrelevant content with no useful information is a complete waste and will also put negative impact on the mind of readers. B2B email marketing must be precise and meaningful from the readers point of view otherwise chances are great that you will loose the race. Certain things…

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El Chupacabra pictures and videos are werewolves real?

There are many El Chupacabra pictures and video but the hard true is to know if they are real or not. This creature is very similar to a wolf so it is also raise the question: are werewolves real? Recently we could see the El Chupacabra pictures and El Chupacabra video at the TV news. It was running away from the police officers, it was in brown color and didn’t have too much fur. It also had long and sharp fangs just like a vampire. But after a deep scientific research it was declared that his creature is just a hybrid of a wolf and a dog. However the legend is still alive and people just refuse to believe that there is no monster inLatin America. This creature was discovered in the 90s atPuerto Rico and stroke horror at the people who lives in villages near. It was also reported…

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Pixorial Adds Photos and More to Android Mobile App to Expand Media Sharing — The Best Photo and Video Sharing Service You’ve Never Heard of Now Available in More Places

Englewood, Colorado (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Pixorial, the award-winning personal media sharing platform, today announced the addition of photo functionality, a new streamlined interface, and enhanced sharing options to its Android smartphone application that further simplify the capture, editing, and sharing of photos and videos. Pixorial’s universal service is used to collect all the media from customers’ life experiences – media that is currently scattered across a variety of services, devices, and people. “From our customer feedback on Android, the world’s most popular mobile platform, we quickly learned that photo was essential to a mobile experience you can rely on every day,” said Andres Espineira, Founder and CEO of Pixorial. “We completely overhauled our Android app to take advantage of new platform functionality. We now deliver the only smartphone app that can easily capture, transform and share both unlimited photos and any length video on the go.” The key ingredients…