Debbie Lawrence obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology with a minor in Spanish at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Currently working for an online marketing company, she has developed a sincere interest in the effects and strategies of social media in today's modern tech world. She also helps manage an online schooling blog at OnlineSchools.com, communicating with people of all backgrounds interested in modern online learning options. Please feel free to contact her via Twitter or email with any comments, concerns, or interests in guest blogging opportunities at dlawrence2[@]quinstreet.com.
January 23, 2013
Ever pondered how you could use social media to land your next job? Check out this infographic from OnlineColleges.com that illustrates the modern job seeker's best friend, the social resume.
November 22, 2012
While Pinterest continues to dominate the social networking sphere, looks like teachers and admin are quickly hopping on board. Find out how Pinterest is being used inside and outside of the classroom in today's modern education system from this infographic.
June 23, 2012
Following the big IPO debut from Facebook, there have been many speculations to the success of its future. Recent studies show a serious decrease in usage from previous years and support the original speculations that Facebook will not last very long. But with smart leaders and continued business, could it really fall that quick? Let's analyze.
May 22, 2012
Modern businesses have targeted online audiences to their site and blogs in order to successfully connect to their customers. The success of online marketing and strategic SEO practices demonstrates the power of the internet with a company's consumer base in order to sustain their dedication and interest in the company. One strategy that can appeal to this mass population is the popularity of internet memes.
March 22, 2012
Social media is not only changing the way we learn but what we are learning as well. According to the 2011 State of the News Media report from the Pew Research Center, only 40 percent of people say they get their news from newspapers, compared to 46 percent who get their news online. The real-time news sources such as Facebook and Twitter combined with the hundreds of millions of users, this statistic isn't too farfetched to believe.