Archive for August, 2008

Google Help : Cheat Sheet

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

I love Shally’s LinkedIn Cheatsheet, and just happened across this Google cheatsheet (this one is actually endorsed (made by) Google folks).

I went there because the search on my wordpress blog sucks, and I needed to find something.  I was checking to see if I had done a post on “job search tips” before I wrote Job Search Tips: What I Should Have Done In The First 30 Days.  Here was the search I finally did:

“job search tips” site:www.jibberjobber.com

There’s a lot more you can do with any search engines, but a heartfelt thanks to Google for posting this cheatsheet :)

Twitter tools at a conference

Monday, August 4th, 2008

(I mistakenly made this a PAGE instead of a Post… this was from spring, 2008)

I’m presenting at the newcommforum.com conference and it seems that over 60% of the audience is twittering (tweeting) DURING the presentations. In fact, perhaps the conversation on Twitter during the presentation is more interesting than the actual presentation?? Talk about disruptive, especially as a presenter.

Anyway, here are some links to help you track a certain “thing” in twitter…. people here are using the hash mark (pound) like this: #sncr (sncr is the name of the group, pronounced “snicker”):

This definitely makes the list of top 5 valuable things to do with Twitter (and makes the information manageable).

101 Unconventional Sources for Entrepreneurial Funding

Monday, August 4th, 2008

I’m not in the “looking for funding” mode right now, but I remember over two years ago when I was trying to figure out how to fund JibberJobber.  This list, from Jessica Hupp, is AWESOME.  Check it out here.