Social networking seminar offered

CNJ staff A free Comcast Corporation seminar Dec. 15 is designed to help non-profit organizations in maximizing the benefits of social media. Scheduled for 9 a.m. at Eastern New Mexico University, the seminar will teach local nonprofit groups in effectively using social media to “improve the success of events, creating brand perception, increasing donations and […]

Local athletic officials take wait-and-see approach with social networking

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CNJ photo illustration: Liliana Castillo By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer Athletes run, jump, shoot pass and hit. Volumes of pages couldn’t sum up local philosophies on managing those. They also Tweet, MySpace and Facebook. Regarding those social networking verbs, the response could fit in a text message: Ask me later. Texas Tech football coach […]

First person: Fun to be followed

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Scott Knauer of Clovis uses his network of about 1,000 Twitter followers as his personal news source. Scott Knauer of Clovis has about 1,000 followers on Twitter. As a graphic and Web designer, Knauer said he enjoys talking to people with similar interest as him on the web. Twitter is […]

Commit to be reasonable Nov. 4

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico columnist Monday morning was pretty much the routine. A bowl of cereal more suited for my future children, a quick viewing of TV news and a visit to the Internet for my e-mail and social networking site checks. Add disappointment to the routine. A MySpace bulletin from a college […]

Holidays handy time to build up business relationships

By Sandra Taylor-Sawyer As we swing full force into the holiday season with Christmas parties, Hanukkah ceremonies and Kwanza celebrations, one will find themselves meeting new people and refreshing old acquaintances. This is an excellent time to do word of mouth marketing, fondly called networking. Networking is building and strengthening relationships. Networking over the years […]

Civic program provides basic leadership tools

By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer A group of local professionals are choosing to continue their education by participating in Leadership Clovis. The civic program was started in 1988 by the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce to provide local businessmen and businesswomen with the tools to be more effective leaders. “We are looking for individuals […]

E-networking: Internet offers new ways to connect to people

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Lucas Jackson sends a message to a friend using his MySpace account. Jackson has nearly 46,000 “friends” connected to him through the site and he belongs to 72 groups, including a fan club he created for himself as a joke. (Staff photo: Kevin Wilson) By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers On the surface, it’s meant as […]

CCC holds veterans event

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Linda Thrower, a registered nurse and veteran, speaks with Ernest Doyon of New Mexico Service Disabled Veterans Business Advocates Wednesday at Clovis Community College. (Staff photo: Sharna Johnson) CNJ staff Military veterans converged on Clovis Community College on Wednesday for an all-day event that included speakers, breakout sessions, exhibit booths and networking. Sandra Taylor-Sawyer the […]

Wireless networking a booming business

By Tom DiFrancesca It used to be, just a few years back, that if there was a computer in a home, it was a unique situation. Then the Internet went and got popular. All of a sudden people started flocking to stores to purchase new computers, just so they could surf the Web. Eventually, it […]