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About hayjo

Graduating in April from Brigham Young Unversity's Marriott School of Management, and have loved all of my time here! My husband and I will then be moving to Texas this summer just in time for it to be really heating up down there. I'm a reader, a volleyball player, and am happiest spending when time with my family. I am not a natural blogger and just writing can be a struggle, but it's great practice for the future.

Starting Social Media from Scratch

This semester in school I had the awesome opportunity to work on a social media campaign for a charity that does dental work for impoverished people in other countries. The situation was a bit complicated because our messages, though aimed … Continue reading

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Seasons 8-10?

Does anyone else feel loyalty to a show, long after its writing and story lines have deteriorated beyond repair? I know I do. I catch myself watching shows that are over-the-top and disappointing just because I liked the first couple … Continue reading

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Do your friends politic on FB?

I just read an article that made me think of a post I wrote at the beginning of the semester regarding what we share Facebook. About how many people steer clear of religious, political, or other controversial postings because it … Continue reading

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The iPad “New”

I’m going to keep this short because I am far from being an iPad or tablet expert, but my social media feeds have been filled for days about the new iPad. Every comment and story I have heard has been … Continue reading

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Cool Google+ Profiles

As a follow up to the post I wrote about timeline – check out the cool things that can be done with Google+: 10 Awesome Animated Google+ Profiles

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Facebook Timeline – Not all bad?

I have ranted and raved about how much I hate Facebook timeline. (I still an not a big fan of the last news feed pages they made) When I visit a friends page who has timeline I bounce instantly because … Continue reading

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Fathers and Daughters

This is a talk I gave in church on Sunday, thought I’d share it: I’d like to speak today about the talk from Elaine S Dalton in October’s conference, entitled “Love Her Mother”. Her talk begins with a charge to … Continue reading

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Dating Despite Social Media

Ok, I couldn’t resist. This article was so funny, and so painful, because it is so true! (Kind of like watching “He’s Just Not That Into You”) Here it is: 10 Tips for Dating in the Social Media Age. The … Continue reading

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I like you, but not that much.

It’s not new to hear that Facebook’s “like” button is suspect when equated with success. And articles like this one, Study: Only 1% of Facebook ‘Fans’ Engage With Brands, that state how purchases do not go up after someone becomes a … Continue reading

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StumbleUpon – To Advertise or Not?

Brief Background StumbleUpon was started in 2001 by Garrett Camp, Geoff Smith, Justin LaFrance and Eric Boyd. It was sold to eBay in 2007, but the original founders bought it back.1 The Idea “StumbleUpon uses collaborative filtering to create virtual communities of like-minded Web … Continue reading

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