Readers OK with 'Older' Relatives on Friends List

ILast week’s question asked whether you “friended” older relatives on social networking sites you participated in.  Half of you, at 50% said that you did.  I guess we’re a mature bunch here (LOL)!  14.3% of you said that you’d never do it – you don’t want to know about their lives, nor do you want […]

Poll: Do You 'Friend' Older Relatives on Social Networking Sites?

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Poll Results: Sites and Blogs Important!

Last week, Prospere Magazine asked readers what type of online presence was most important for a new business.  Though few people took part last week, it seems that most of you agree that either a blog or full-out website, complete with social media and advertising are important (both at 42.9%). No one felt that word-of-mouth first, traditional sites […]

Part Ten: Who’s Your Buddy? Social Networking and Personal Branding

Kyle Bernstein Social networking sites like FaceBook and MySpace are a great way to catch up with long lost pals and show the world what you’re up to.  They’re a fun distraction when you need to break away from the grind, and a bit of entertainment when you’re on hold with a client, or stuck […]

Poll Results: Tweeting Not for Prospere Magazine Readers?

Last week, Prospere Magazine asked its readers if they tweeted.  The answers were actually quite surprising!  45% of you said that you didn’t use Twitter – you don’t want people to know every aspect of your life (but many of you guys are on Facebook, though…besides the 140 character limit, is there really a difference […]

Cynthia's Thoughts: MySpace and the Wall Street Journal? Huh?

More and more newspapers have added social bookmarking to their articles, including The Wall Street Journal. Generally, the serious newspapers, such as The New York Times and the Globe and Mail, allow links to articles through traditional sites such as del.icio.us and Digg.com as well as the social networking site, Facebook.  But the Wall Street […]