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Month: January 2010

Tools For Online Volunteer Advocates

htmlEditor required”> Ever since I was asked to volunteer to tap into my personal network of friends, family and acquaintances, I have obsessed over the topic. The tools provided by that particular organization were poorly designed, and wouldn’t integrate with other online activities, online tools or social media. And, then I suddenly understood the power …

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Change Management

Nobody likes change! Even I don't like change. I consider myself comfortable exploring new things, new ideas and new ways to accomplish tasks. I adopt new technologies pretty early in their life-cycle. I left my home country for the adventure of life in the USA. I travel a lot and I constantly read about new ideas and concepts. But, in certain areas of my life I don't like change. I don't like to change my morning routine – I avoid breakfast meetings. I don't want my workspace changed. And, I don't like to update my work computer. Don’t disrupt my workflow!

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Identifying A Phishing Attack

Phishing is a form of fraud in which an email sender attempts to trick the recipient into divulging important personal information like a password or bank account number, by pretending to be a representative of a legitimate organization.
Even net savvy people have fallen victim to phishing attacks by learning the hard way, that they have been too trusting of the messages reaching

their in-boxes: too trusting that the sender identification is accurate.

Who hasn’t done something in haste, because he was distracted or pre-occupied? Mistakes happen.

 

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Demographics & Online Usage

As successful online communication strategy needs to be based on good data related to your target audience. Pew Internet, a non-profit organization studying internet behavior, has been an invaluable resource since 1999. “The share of adult internet users who have a profile on an online social network site has more than quadrupled in the past …

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