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Let’s Get to Know Facebook’s New Layout: The Timeline

Over the next couple of days, Facebook will be implementing a mandatory change in the layout of each member’s page with the introduction of the Timeline.If you have a Facebook account, which has a big chance that you have, you will surely be affected by this change soon as Facebook already started rolling out the update to the pages of all its members since March 2012. This leaves you no choice but to accept the new layout and just learn to appreciate what Timeline has to offer. To help Facebook users understand how Timeline works, here is a rundown of its features: With Timeline, your Facebook posts will be arranged in reverse chronological order and is listed by year on the right side of the page. With the old layout, the older posts are buried deep into the pages. To view these past events, one must click through “Older Posts” several times to get to the archive. With the Timeline layout, one can just click the year and the month, and all past events on the selected time will be displayed. “Pre-Facebook” information can also be added easily with the new layout and this allows a user to stretch their Facebook...
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3 Advantages of Collaborating Online

Whether a project team works out of the same building or from various locations, arranging a meeting for sharing ideas, developing a plan and making decisions presents numerous challenges. Missed appointments, unanswered phone calls and email messages as well as a lack of a centralized source for accessing and sharing documents often impair the process. Managing the collaboration process is actually a simple task using online tools including web conferencing, project management, instant messaging and mind mapping tools for brainstorming. Following are some of the key advantages of collaborating online with the latest technological innovations.EfficiencyTeam members are able to connect instantly with the right person, saving time and costs while simplifying ongoing tasks. The elimination of travel provides increased work time for team members to accomplish planned goals. Greater focus and interaction through online collaboration eliminates most distractions improving meeting quality and decision-making ability. A steady and organized workflow is easy to maintain by instantly uploading documents, making changes and notifying team members of the finished product for their review.Easy AccessAs long as team members have an Internet connection, they have the ability to work remotely from any location at any time to assemble the best project team available. Documents are...
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Interview with a Computer Marketing Professional

 This is the career as told to JustJobs.com. This site houses thousands of job listings from companies across the United States. If you have considered a career in the IT industry, read on to learn what the job is really like from this Computer Marketing Professional. Visit JustJobs to find out how to secure your dream job today. I work as a channels marketing manager in the computer networking industry and have 2 years of experience in this position. Channels marketing is a very specific field, so my responsibilities differ greatly from those of traditional brand or corporate marketing professionals. The major differences are: close contact with field sales and partners, heavy reliance on business intelligence in creating campaigns, and accountability for every dollar spent.I have strategic partner accounts that resell our company's products, and I am responsible for growing their sales. I spend my days looking at the sales data, analyzing it, and coming up with creative ideas on how to motivate our partner's sales team to sell more of our products. I have budgets that I can allocate to certain activities, and I need to stay within those budgets. I talk with our internal sales managers and the marketing team...
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Why IT Salary Surveys are Worthless

Due to outsourcing and the prevalence of contract positions in our industry, it can be difficult to try to figure out exactly how much money you should be making. In general, the only real information we have to go on is the annual salary surveys conducted by some of the online magazines and salary sites. However, this method is extremely flawed and has no basis in the real world. The surveys use several criteria that are supposed to narrow the range down and give you a better idea of your value. However, the criterion that is used is subject to interpretation and frankly, some people just flat out lie. Job Title The salary surveys typically have menus you can use to drill down to your job title. However, the options are so limited and the job titles that exist are so generic, this portion of the survey should be completely ignored. As a contractor I’ve held a million different job titles, some have been great and others not so much. I recently worked on a project for a very large corporation and my job title was “Operations Analyst”. Does anyone really know what that is? I don’t? However, at this job...
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Interview with an SEO Professional

This is a true story told to LatPro.com, the worldwide leader in providing online employment resources for Hispanic and bilingual professionals since 1997. With 95 of the Fortune 100 companies using its service, LatPro is the largest diversity employment site in the U.S. and the most complete personal career advancement service for Latino and bilingual professionals. Visit to find careers in your field specifically tailored for Hispanic and bilingual professionals like yourself.   My job title is SEO Specialist and I work in a variety of industries as I am self-employed. The main industry I work in would be considered affiliate marketing as I operate several of my own web properties and generate revenue through affiliate marketing programs. I have worked in this field for three years now. When I describe what I do to others I explain that I get a cut of the revenue generated by sales from my websites. I have to explain what an affiliate program is first so that people can understand how I make money from my websites. Once they understand affiliate marketing, it is easy to explain to them what search engine optimization is and how that drives the revenue I create. On a...
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