Social Media Explained with Donuts
When I first heard about donuts being used to explain social media, I decided much research needed to be done on the subject, especially when the "Hot Donuts Now" sign was beaming its sweet, sweet light. Actually, Three Ships Media, a digital marketing company, started the idea of explaining the basic purpose/idea behind popular social media sites using donuts, and then others contributed to the conversation. Even if social media is not easier to understand when explained as donuts, it sure is more delicious to think about! If you want to learn more about how to effectively use social media in your job search or business, be sure to check the Business and Job Center calendar each month for classes and visit the self-service kiosk in the Business and Job Center for tip sheets on using social media.
twitter - i’m eating a #donut
facebook - i like donuts
youtube, vimeo, viddy - watch me eat a dozen donuts
instagram - here’s a vintage photo of my donut
skype - let’s watch each other eat donuts
linkedin - my skills include donut eating
flickr - every photo ever taken of donuts
pinterest - here’s a wedding cake made of donuts
google+ - i share donuts in certain circles
tumblr - i’m a hipster eating donuts
goodreads - i gave 4 stars to “donut book”
last fm, spotify - now listening to “donut pimpin'”
four square - this is where i eat donuts
meet up - let’s get together and eat a donut
wordpress, blogger - i’m blogging about donuts
delicious, digg, diigo, google bookmarks - i’m collecting links to donuts
quora - how many calories are in a donut?
reddit - vote for my favorite donut
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