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[1 Feb 2012 | One Comment | 5,003 views]
Social media — be careful

It’s hard to deny that Facebook and the other social networking sites have had a profound impact on the world. The ability to keep up with old high school friends and relatives who live far away is merely part of the allure of social networking. Many businesses are actively marketing their products and services via Facebook and the like. Some have even predicted that yellow page advertising will one day be a thing of the past.
As with other forms of technology, the benefits of social networking sites should be balanced …

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[8 Jan 2011 | 3 Comments | 3,251 views]
Arkansite — social networking for Arkansans

For those of you who have been looking for a social networking site for Arkansans, your search may well have come to an end.
Why? Arkansite.com may well be just the thing you want. Membership is free and Shelli Russell — who also owns the ridiculously popular MySaline.com — set Arkansite up as a gathering place for Arkansans wanting to share news, meet other people from the Natural State, post photos and video and generally hang out with people who also live in and love our little state. Russell has, essentially, …

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[13 Dec 2010 | 5 Comments | 3,256 views]
Looking for work? Here are some local resources that might help

As anyone who has been paying attention is well aware, the economy is still a mess.
The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services reported the unemployment rate was 7.8 percent in October — up slightly over the 7.7 percent rate in September and up from 7.5 percent a year ago. Meanwhile, the national unemployment rate was 9.6 percent — down from 10.1 percent a year ago.
In short, Arkansas’ civilian workforce totals 1.34 million and 104,800 of those able-bodied employees are looking for jobs.
Beverly Smith, co-owner of Career Staffing Services (CSS) in North …

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[30 Jun 2010 | No Comment | 884 views]
Worried about missing a story? Following ‘First Arkansas News’ is easy!

The intrepid writers here at First Arkansas News sure do post frequently.
So frequently, in fact, that it’s far too easy to miss something. Fortunately, keeping up with what’s going on here is also easy.
That’s right — we’re looking out for you cats. Over in the right sidebar, you’ll find icons that you can click to subscribe to our RSS feed, go to our Facebook page, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to email updates.
The email updates, by the way, are particularly great — those are sent directly to subscribers’ mailboxes …