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Creative Career Advice for Students From Social Media Expert Chris Brogan

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008
[display_podcast] Chris Brogan blogs, writes, twitters and speaks on social media and its impact on business and individuals.Chris co-founded Podcamp with Christopher S. Penn and worked with Jeff Pulver on Video of the Net, a conference about the impact of the Internet on video. He also worked with Jeff on the startup Network2 for Independent video producers.

Chris's Advice for Students

  • - Clean up your Facebook and MySpace accounts before you start applying for jobs.
  • - Network both on and offline.
  • - Go to meetups to meet professionals outside of your university. Check out Upcoming.org to find events in your area.
  • - Follow people in your area on Twitter (For those of you who don't know what Twitter is, Chris offers a great explanation in the podcast).
  • - Read Now is Gone by Geoff Livingston and Brian Solis.