Speed Networking launched at next PETweetup
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Port Elizabeth has a thriving social media community. Unlike Gauteng or Cape Town there is no SilconCape initiative. However, people like Alan Straton have pioneered city focussed blogging with his MyPE portal. He has over 1000 followers, and follows nobody else. With over 8000 Tweets, the WeFollow directory lists him as the most influential Twitter

Twitter for Good – Rlabs in social media book
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Marlon Parker is the founder of a ground breaking NGO in Cape Town, RLabs. He deserves to Nobel Peace Prize for the work he is doing in the Cape Flats using technology for social change. At the very least he should win a TED Prize for his contribution to community change through technology. After his

Energy is created by you not your gadgets
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“One of the downsides of living in a technological age is we tend to attribute the most powerful energies to machines. Therefore, we downplay our own. This is a major joke. Things aren’t that way at all. We have an extraordinary ability to project energy.” Jon Rappoport This quote really is the essence of the

Recruitment Agencies vs Linkedin Coach
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When you think about how much money is spent on the recruitment process, you may feel like there is no other way. Well with the rise of business social networking sites like LinkedIn, you have more power in your own hands than you ever dreamed. As a Linkedin coach I’ve helped CEO’s of major corporations

LinkedIn Coach helps you capture business opportunities
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LinkedIn is the global leader in online business networking. In 2011, the company successfully listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and announced it has over 120 million active users. According to some reports there are more than 1.1 million South African business people using LinkedIn and the growth continues. Business networking has never been

Operation Facebook, Hacktivists Rise Up!
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Over the years I’ve noticed a love-hate relationship with Facebook developing. On the one hand, it seems like a marketing dream. On the other hand it’s a parent’s worst nightmare. When you consider the amount of information Facebook can now access via a user’s cellphone it indeed becomes scary. Smartphones with their tight integration into social