Amy Johnson is an Academic Officer at online education company, GetSmarter, which presents a portfolio of over 30 online part-time short courses to working professionals throughout South Africa. Amy is the principle content writer for the University of Cape Town Social Media short course. Find out more at www.GetSmarter.co.za or follow @getting_smarter on Twitter.
Amy Johnson is a member of the academic department at GetSmarter, an online education company and holds the position of Academic Officer.
[Amy Johnson] The marketplace is changing, and workers must adapt and innovate to meet the demand for new skills. This doesn't mean that the older generation of employees are on the out and out or, worse yet, being replaced by the younger, tech-savvier Generation Y employees. It simply means that new skills must be acquired.
[Amy Johnson] Facebook's momentous announcement on Tuesday, 16 January 2012, saw the introduction of Graph Search, a significant upgrade to Facebook's search function that is intended to allow users to mine a wealth of data related to their network.
[Amy Johnson] At midnight on 31 December 2012, champagne was popped and the year 2013 was ushered in. The start of a new year always brings about change, or at least the resolve to change. In the business world, it's no different. Marketing strategists and account managers will be on the lookout for trends that they can implement into their digital marketing strategy for the New Year. So what are these trends? What are the best practice tips to implement them? And how are they arrived at?
[Amy Johnson] EdgeRank has become a household term for Facebook marketers, primarily because this algorithm determines which posts appear in the prime marketing real estate of users' news feeds. In much the same vein as Google search, Facebook is always looking to optimise and update its algorithm.