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Using About.me as a Dance Profile

August 18, 2011

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About.me is a free website that allows users to create a splash page that defines their online presence and professional biography. It is a one page stop for everything YOU! The site provides an easy to use format including a personal background image, several font options and the ability to connect to important social networking […]

How to Find Time to Commit to a Social Media Plan

August 5, 2011

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We all know that many things are easier said than done. This is definitely true for social media. For a lot of us it’s easy to understand that when you tweet or post a lot of content online it is more likely that you will receive a larger following and more feedback along the way. […]

Ten Reasons Why You (And I) Should Get a Smartphone

July 18, 2011

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This post was originally titled “Ten Reasons Why You (And I) Need a Smartphone” but I have come to the realization that a smartphone is not something that anyone truly needs. It is definitely a luxury to have all of these tools at your fingertips, but if you can afford to have a smartphone it […]

Participate in Dance-Related Conversations on Twitter

July 10, 2011

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If you aren’t a Twitter user already, get involved! In this digital age there is so much online content to share and discuss and Twitter is a great platform for that. On this particular social networking site, hashtags (#) are used to denote keywords or topics of conversation. Users include these short topic titles within […]

Five Social Media Tools That Dance Festivals and Workshops Should Use

July 7, 2011

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Ever since summer rolled around I have been waiting to find out more about what is going on at the many summer dance festivals and workshops going on around the world. I have been slightly disappointed to find out that only a few of the more famous festivals have been updating their online audience about […]

Dance Companies and Fanatics Tap Into Tumblr

July 1, 2011

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As much as I love my WordPress.com blog, I have recently become aware of the potential held by the blogging platform called Tumblr. Over the past few months, the number Tumblr blogs has surpassed the number of WordPress blogs and I have noticed an increased involvement by members of the dance community. Dance professionals and […]

Theatre Bay Area Provides Important Information About Social Media in the Arts

June 22, 2011

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Theatre Bay Area recently came out with a study called The Tangled Web: Social Media in the Arts. The findings of this study are based on the social media presence of 207 diverse non-profit arts organizations around the world. Since the company mostly focuses on art in the Bay Area, the sample used in this […]