The Winners and Losers of Social Media in 2012

2012 was a year of social media shake-ups platforms, and a tighter integration of social media into existing business processes. As the dust of the 2012 social media scuffle settles, now is a perfect time to look back at how each social network performed. The Nielsen Group measured the performance of the major networks and we have compiled the statistics into a series of report cards. Take a look at each network’s growth, monthly visitors and estimated marketing ROI.
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More Tips to Thrive on LinkedIn

Your LinkedIn Profile
– Update your status regularly with relevant information that shows you’re a thought-leader in your industry.
– Make sure you have a great photo: it should be professional, should look like you, and should be a front-facing headshot.
– Complete all of the available fields: including some of the newer fields like projects, courses and publications.
– Update your jobs to have keywords in the title and descriptions so that you show up more frequently in searches.
– Update applications that show your interests, like your Amazon reading list, your blog, or your slideshows.
– Write a catchy headline and summary – this is your first impression and it should be an attention grabber.
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Fix PDF Printer missing after Adobe Acrobat or Reader installation on Windows 64-Bit

If you have installed Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader on a Windows 64-bit OS, you may notice that the Adobe PDF printer has not been installed. During the installation you may have received an error with this message “Printer driver was not installed. Operation could not be completed (error0x00000002).”
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Retrieve Files from Windows.old Folder in Windows 8 Release Preview

Microsoft release Windows 8 Release Preview and provided options to upgrade from earlier versions of Windows like Windows 7, Windows 8 consumer or developer preview, Windows XP and Vista. If you were running Windows 8 Consumer Preview or developer preview and installed Windows 8 Release Preview and didn’t reformat hard drive during installation, Windows will retain files from the user account so that you can retrieve old files from Windows.old folder created during installation.
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