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Join Us for Tomorrow’s Career Lunch With a Veteran Health and Fitness Journalist

Career-Hangout-ArticleGot any plans tomorrow around lunchtime? Don’t miss our latest Career Lunch Google+ Hangout at 1 p.m ET. SocialTimes editor Mona Zhang and MediaJobsDaily editor and career expert Vicki Salemi will be chatting with Sarah Burnsa 14-year veteran health and fitness journalist, editorial consultant and Mediabistro instructor.

In addition having served as the deputy health editor at iVillage and the health and fitness editor at About.com, Burns has written extensively for such top women’s mags as Prevention, SELF, Fitness, Woman’s Day, Natural Health and Glamour. During tomorrow’s Career Lunch, Burns will talk about working for both online and print, the best tools for managing a freelance business and more.

Join the conversation with your questions and comments on TwitterFacebook or Google+ with the hashtag #mbhangouts.

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We’re Chatting With BuzzFeed’s Copy Chief for Tomorrow’s Career Lunch Hangout

Career-Lunch2Tune in tomorrow at 1 p.m. ET for our next Career Lunch Google+ Hangout! We’ll be talking to BuzzFeed copy chief (and Mediabistro instructor) Emmy Favilla. Mediabistro managing editor Valerie Berrios and MediaJobsDaily editor and career expert Vicki Salemi will chat with Favilla about breaking into copy editing and how to get your foot in the door at a site like BuzzFeed.

Before her current gig in digital media, Favilla held staff and freelance copy editing positions at a number of glossies, including Seventeen, Natural Health, Domino, Blender and Lucky. She was also copy chief at Teen Vogue.

Join the conversation with your questions and comments on TwitterFacebook or Google+ with the hashtag #mbhangouts.

Join Us Tomorrow for Our First ‘Career Lunch’ Google+ Hangout!

mediabistro career lunchWe’re excited to announce Mediabistro is launching a new Google+ Hangout series tomorrow called Career Lunch to help our ever-growing community stay ahead of the job curve. We’ll be talking to a wide variety of media pros, all of whom are from our talented pool of MediabistroEDU instructors. Our first Career Lunch will begin tomorrow at 1 p.m. ET.

Join our MediaJobsDaily editor Vicki Salemi and Mediabistro’s managing editor Valerie Berrios as they talk to Maurice Cherry, creative principal at 3eighteen media, a design and consulting firm.

We’ll find out how you can leverage web design along with social media and digital strategies in order to catapult your career to the next level.

Join the conversation with your questions and comments on Twitter, Facebook or Google+ with the hashtag #mbhangouts.

How Your Google+ Profile Can Help Your Articles Links Stand Out

By now, you’ve probably noticed that when you search on Google, sometimes the articles in the results pop up with a person’s headshot and link to their Google+ page.

Case in point:
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How did I make that happen? I dusted off Google Plus and added myself as a contributor to the publications I write for.

Basically, this tells Google a human being — YOU! — wrote this piece of content. And it shows your face and how many people you’re connected to — again, my Google+ profile is a bit dusty so not too impressive, but it’s enough to establish I’m not just a spambot. I have legitimate connections and a full-fledged profile.

It’s really simple, too. There are two ways to establish authorship, but start by putting a decent headshot on your Google+ account (well, I guess start by creating and filling out the Google+ account if somehow you’ve made it this far without it). Then add the pages you contribute to your profile. You can do this by…
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Google’s New Site Is A One-Stop-Shop for Journalists, Newsrooms

Google Media Tools, a new site from the search giant, is a resource for everyone in the newsroom: journalists, researchers, social media managers, publishers and developers. The site combines all of Google’s tools that could be of use to a news organization, providing a central hub for media outlets. The site is split into the following sections:

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