Archive for the ‘Local Search’ Category

Back to basics with Simple (Telephone) Sourcing

March 30th, 2010 by Livingston 0

With so many incredible online tools, websites and social networks, sourcers sometimes forget the most basic tools out there.  We use search engines on a daily basis, but become so inundated with fine-tuning our advanced Boolean strings, in order to dig deeper and data mine the web, we forget simple sourcing.
Looking for someone in particular?  [...]

Local Trends on Twitter

January 28th, 2010 by Livingston 0

Yesterday, Twitter launched what I believe to be the beginning of a very powerful feature set – Local Trends.   Global trends, have been available for some time, these include world events, celebrity names, and their associated #hashtags.  Now we can dive deeper into local trends by Country and international cities.  This is just the beginning, [...]

Google ‘Me’ Profile, Latitude and a Few Good links

April 22nd, 2009 by Livingston 0

The article from Read Write Web (RBB) yesterday announced ‘Google Me‘ and the pluses and minuses associated with the new Google Profile service.  As the article points out, most individuals would choose to remove results that include their name, instead of adding more data to the public.  ‘Other Names’ and “Places I’ve Lived’ are both [...]

Twitterfall – Monitoring Twitter’s Public Timeline

March 30th, 2009 by Livingston 0

Summize.com (now search.twitter.com) lets you search the billions of tweets out there through a number of search operators.  It also provides real time updates for a single search.  This means that if people have tweeted since your last search, the results will refresh with more results that fit your query.
For those users that are either [...]

Twitter Job Postings via Twitterfeed, RSS Slice and Dice

February 5th, 2009 by Livingston 0

Using Twitter.com for product and service marketing is becoming easier and easier with the help of a number of twitter tools.  I recently started using TwitterFeed to syndicate industry-specific RSS Job advertisements to corporate twitter accounts.

1.  You’ll need an active RSS feed with your current job listings.
2.  Get this feed to a major job aggregator. [...]

Job Search and Candidate Sourcing with Twitter

December 18th, 2008 by Livingston 0

To many individuals (including Guy Kawasaki), Twitter is becoming the tool of choice for online marketing.
After reviewing Twitter’s search operators, a little digging lead me to some interesting job search and recruiting applications within the twitter community.

Subtle job applications- Linking to your online resume.  Google Apps and other online document repositories make this easy.
Helping friends [...]

Free Tacos for Talent – Street Team Recruiting Tactics

December 10th, 2008 by Livingston 0

Some call it “vulture-like”, I think this is a fantastic way to both spread the word your hiring, market a start up and let the Yahoos know that you’re thinking off them.  Who wouldn’t want free tacos?!