Tagged: social media

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Get Involved

Have you created your own blog? Are you a HTML and CSS whizz? Does your website have a huge readership or a small, loyal audience? Have you ever landed yourself a job through a social media website? Are you an employer who googles your job...

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LinkedIn: A User Review

Over the last decade, the networking site LinkedIn has gained more and more popularity; it has been dubbed the ‘professional Facebook’ and has been deemed as a ‘must have’ for all those seeking employment. Stories that revolve around people securing jobs through LinkedIn are increasingly...

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What is Social Media?

There’s a lot more to social media than the basic OED definition of “websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking.” That is the basic function that we can expect from any site professing to be...

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Blogging Platforms

The internet is saturated with free blogging platforms, and choosing one can be a difficult prospect if you’re going in blind. From WordPress and Blogger to the smaller platforms with less well-known names, each has its own set of positive features and drawbacks. Here’s a...

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The Project

Social Media Skills for Students is a project based in the English department of Liverpool John Moores University.  It’s motivated by the fact that social media skills have become an integral aspect of the competencies expected of graduates in the job market in the digital...

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Blogger: A User Review

When I first set up my personal/academic blog I was uncertain about which platform would suit my needs, so I found myself jumping ship a little. I started off posting the occasional review on a Tumblr account and then, after deciding to set up a...