Published: Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:03:42 -0500
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:01:07 -0500One of the problems with LinkedIn is that it has commoditised networking. All I have to do is click "connect" and suddenly I have connections. Suddenly I have networks. My LinkedIn profile tells me I have 500-plus connections, so the currency becomes the number. It's easy to focus on the numbers rather than the people. In a digitised world, where we sit in front of a computer with no face-to-face interaction, it's easy to hit "connect" without any emotion involved.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 08:40:37 -0500Are you interacting with your online connections on LinkedIn on a regular basis? If the answer to that question is yes, is it working as effectively as you had hoped it would?
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:49:04 -0500Some people feel that Twitter is good for their business and some feel that it doesn't do anything to help them bring their business to the next level. However, if you leverage it to its full potential, you will find that it does make a positive difference to your business.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 08:01:37 -0600Both credibility and value are extremely important and are definitive contributing factors to your professional success. However, there are many differences between them and understanding those differences is very important on your journey to ultimate success.
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 07:59:15 -0600Social Networking is on a growing pace like never before. It is very important to know about it and how to use to target and connect with potential customers across the world. Most of the people in the world completely rely on the internet where they earn their bread with the help of social media.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 11:13:02 -0600No matter whether you're a designer, a blogger, or an entrepreneur who wants to sell something - you'll definitely want to get people hear about you. Obviously, this is the number one reason why you should make your brand visible online. Your power of convincing your target audience to connect with you is actually a pretty significant aspect of an important marketing concept, known as branding.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 06:56:29 -0600Have you really looked at your Social Media Sites? If not take about an hour to look over what's being advertised on you pages. I'm finding that more people are promoting coaching and training about how to do almost everything and get rich doing it.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 13:18:44 -0600You have probably been able to establish a large number of connections through social media. Many of those connections have actually turned into valuable relationships. If you are an intelligent business owner, which there is no doubt that you are, you have developed those relationships and have moved toward turning those people into loyal clients whenever possible.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:47:41 -0600Most people join Facebook because it is a way of keeping in touch with family and friends that does not involve numerous and frequent communications to each individually. One's messages in print and picture are seen by everyone in one's orbit and in return comes news of all on a daily basis. At the outset, it seems that one's interaction will be with only those properly designated as 'friends,' and it would appear that there was little chance of encountering anything untoward. Yet this illusion is soon dispelled, and one finds oneself assailed by political and religious propaganda, commercial advertisements and foul language. A friend once described London as the place where everyone goes to do what they wouldn't do anywhere else and now it seems that Facebook might be added to that category.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:30:44 -0600LinkedIn has a lot of extremely helpful features and it has some that may not be advantageous to your business. One of those is the LinkedIn Open Networker (LION) feature. You may have seen that on the LinkedIn website and you may have asked yourself if connecting with open networkers is a good thing or a bad thing and whether you, yourself, should become an open networker.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:46:11 -0600This article is intended to help Google+ users better manage their profiles, followers and build a targeted audience. This article also introduces a tool which will be useful in managing their follower base.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 07:42:18 -0600LinkedIn is not only a great social media site for businesses, it's also a valuable marketing tool. This article looks at how to get the most from your LinkedIn profile by making it as magnetic as possible.
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:16:47 -0500LinkedIn is an amazing social media channel for professionals. You are probably well aware of that; however, what you may not be aware of is how much LinkedIn actually has to offer. It offers some features that are not so well-known but if you start to use them, you will not understand how you ever did without them in the past.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 08:06:16 -0500Your business is ready for success, but you can't see the success you desire? It's a common problem. You need innovative, trend-setting marketing strategies to get past the no-man's land of non-recognition. We can help. Let's talk!
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 07:59:16 -0500If you own a business (or even if you work for someone else), the foundation of your success (and this applies to everyone around the world) is solid relationships with the people who you eventually want to buy what you are selling. If you have a relationship with someone with whom you spend in-person time, it is often easier than if you have an online relationship with that person.
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:17:02 -0500There are those people who believe that Facebook is an amazing social media tool and those who just don't understand its merits at all. Well, Facebook does have a lot of extremely useful features that can really help you to bring your business to the next level.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:36:45 -0500I previously wrote about recognizing influencers in order to increase your business' reputation. The other side of the coin is how to achieve LinkedIn influencer status yourself so that you can positively influence other businesses. One thing that you should keep in mind is that there is influencer status and then there is influencer status on LinkedIn. The two are not the same thing.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 10:14:31 -0500Social networking can be defined as the practice of expanding social contacts or business contacts via individual connections. This kind of networking has been there for ages only that it has become more popular now thanks to the internet potential that has promoted how connections are made. Web-based groups are now the basis of social networking and they are all established for the connection need. The good thing about social networking via the internet is that the geographical barriers or distance issues have been eliminated.
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:12:28 -0500Strong social presence can bring remarkable benefits for small and medium-sized businesses. If properly developed and maintained on regular basis, a social media profile can attract new customers from the web to a local entrepreneur. They just need to regard social media not simply as a fun way to communicate, but chiefly as a marketing tool.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:43:36 -0500Do you utilize Twitter marketing to grow your brand on social network? Then you must avoid committing some basic mistakes. Read this blog and know the common mistakes we do while using Twitter.
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 10:06:56 -0500Undoubtedly, Social Sharing is a key to success. It helps in the branding of your business on different social networks. It also boosts your sale and profit, which helps to touches the new heights in your business.
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 07:08:57 -0500Through networking sites or portals, you can share your ideas at the international level without wasting a large amount of money. So, create your profile at one of the most popular social sites and represent your creative talent to large audiences.
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:37:37 -0500Just as the landscape of the internet seems to change on a daily basis, the world of marketing has been turned upside down with the invention and continued development of internet technology. And as more and more people gain access to the internet and utilize it in every conceivable manner, it is more important than ever for businesses to find new and unique ways to reach out to potential customers through cyberspace.
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:49:15 -0500The internet has benefited people around the world with a variety of resources. Internet users enjoy spending time on the World Wide Web. Search engines, internet portals, social media websites, online stores, and business opportunities have kept the internet alive since its birth.
Mon, 06 Jun 2016 12:38:01 -0500Identifying the need for valuable information is always the first step forward. This article explores and describes an innovative approach for young and passionate entrepreneurs.
Mon, 06 Jun 2016 08:41:47 -0500Social networking seems to be the most unnoticed part when marketing your business and a lot of people don't fully understand why it is important. To clarify why it is vital here are some reasons.
Fri, 27 May 2016 14:56:15 -0500One valuable lesson I learned from my past experience as an Executive Recruiter, was that of the importance of being on LinkedIn. This is true for all professionals regardless of professional goal, industry, role, level or current job seeker status. (Yes, even passive job seekers need to be here). In fact LinkedIn is so important that I devote much of my time instructing workshops and individual clients in how to really be optimized on this career platform. There is a difference between being "on" LinkedIn and being "optimized" on LinkedIn? and my goal is to help you become optimized by sharing some specific strategies for your LinkedIn AND professional brand optimization.
Thu, 19 May 2016 13:21:34 -0500In this day and age of social networks and high speed internet, it's hard to believe there was an era when this didn't exist. Popular sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn etc. have been embraced by businesses worldwide to connect with their employees, potential customers as well as partners.
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:34:58 -0500Most people in the Western world and large sections in the rest of the world have a real life persona and an online persona. This is especially true of young people, also known as the Internet generation. Almost everybody these days communicates by email, rather than rely on the good old postal services.
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 06:40:13 -0500Instagram is another of the many social networking sites operating out on the web today. It is a platform where you can share your photos privately or publicly. Now, if you want to reach out to a wider audience, you have to start collecting your Instagram followers. Here are a few legit and tried and tested techniques to get Instagram followers fast.
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 10:43:06 -0500Social media marketing is a term that refers to the promotion of anything on social media networks. This includes marketing affiliate links, CPA links, blog articles, website links and more on Facebook, Twitter and other social media networks.
Mon, 15 Feb 2016 13:01:51 -0600Social networking has a few pitfalls that most newbies tend to fall victim to in an attempt to generate a sale. Social networking is a great way to generate visitors, but you must stick to the rules and guidelines.
Mon, 01 Feb 2016 11:22:00 -0600What makes one ad bring in sales better than another? We've all seen ads that grab our attention and we can't wait to learn more. We've also seen ads that leave us speechless, wondering what the heck the advertiser was trying to accomplish.
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 09:17:46 -0600Most likely, you understand the value of LinkedIn (at least, to some extent) and you are trying to use it as much as possible for your business. That may or may not be working very well for you. It really all depends on what you are doing and how those features apply to your particular business.
Tue, 19 Jan 2016 13:57:57 -0600In the modern world, it has become very easy for people to drift away from the real world and start feeling lonely. This often happens due to the increasing popularity of social networking websites, as people who use these websites too much and too often tend to start feeling lonely and secluded.
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 09:00:46 -0600Everyone has a lot of social media questions in mind that cover major social media sites and social media platform as a whole. And when it comes LinkedIn, LinkedIn Groups and group discussion topics, the one question that often crawls forward- "Is participating in LinkedIn Groups a good idea as a part of social media strategy?"
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 07:56:49 -0600Your content must always have a headline and one of the most effective social media channels in which you publish content is LinkedIn. In general, headlines are extremely calculated (or, at least, they should be) and there is a set of rules that will be worth your while following.
Tue, 12 Jan 2016 08:21:07 -0600Twitter, the micro-blogging and social networking site, is a goldmine for businesses who want to build their brand on social media platforms. As a brand building medium, Twitter is powerful as it offers businesses an avenue to share bite-sized, interesting pieces of content with their follower base. It is a great tool for direct interaction with your audience and online communities, networking with industry experts, generating relevant leads and directing traffic to your website.
Mon, 11 Jan 2016 08:56:17 -0600It is an established fact that networking, both in person and online, frequently contribute positively to your business's success. Many people find it difficult to network effectively but LinkedIn can help.
Wed, 30 Dec 2015 15:07:46 -0600Practical tips for creating an effective social network marketing campaign. If you are lost and don't know where to begin marketing your company on the social networks then this information is for you. If you have already started but are not getting the results you are after then read this. If you are trying to develop a more organized strategy, then this article is for you.
Mon, 28 Dec 2015 11:35:43 -0600Twitter contests are a great way to find targeted followers who are interested in your content, products, and service. Twitter contests are easy to set up and run, but you should carefully plan them, to make sure you attract the right people to your contest.
Mon, 21 Dec 2015 09:49:24 -0600People rarely provide written recommendations when they apply for jobs these days, so why bother getting recommendations on LinkedIn? First of all, your LinkedIn profile will not be complete until you have at least three recommendations. Getting to the All Star level on your profile is a huge accomplishment and adds a lot of credibility to your LinkedIn profile.
Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:48:21 -0600Back in April of 2012, Wired magazine published a very interesting article about Klout scores. Very interesting (and alarming in my opinion). For anyone who has never heard of Klout, it is a measurement of your online presence and influence.
Mon, 14 Dec 2015 09:35:55 -0600Hopefully, you realize that LinkedIn is an extremely effective, powerful social media channel for professionals. It has tremendous capabilities and it can really help you to bring your business to the next level in many ways, including by attracting new clients.
Wed, 09 Dec 2015 10:36:00 -0600In the last twenty years the growth of online social media has been phenomenal. New social sites are popping up left and right. This social media explosion can be a powerful tool for the growth of your business.
Mon, 07 Dec 2015 10:29:27 -0600Most sales professionals choose the middle-of-the-road approach. They have their professional network of 500 to 1,000 members, which gives them tremendous access to millions of second- and third-degree connections. They also have their core members of their network, with whom they communicate on a regular basis. It's the old 80/20 rule: 20 percent of their network is most active, providing the majority of their leads and sales, while they occasionally benefit from some leads and sales from the other 80 percent.
Sat, 28 Nov 2015 15:52:29 -0600Social networking has in recent years, almost completely revolutionized the way we use the internet. What we recognize now as hundreds of different social networks began as just a couple of simple sites. Every one of those networks is in some way designed to help people make meaningful connections with others who share similar interests.
Thu, 19 Nov 2015 08:08:06 -0600Every aspect of social media is based on human, emotional connections. It is very important for you to remember that the concept applies to every part of the social media channels and that includes when you reach out and try to get people to accept your invitations to connect with them and to interact with them.
Tue, 10 Nov 2015 12:48:22 -0600As Facebook has expanded it has opened new avenues for individuals and businesses to interact. You as an individual should take advantage of all the benefits offered by businesses by liking their business page.
Wed, 21 Oct 2015 13:29:18 -0500As you may be aware, LinkedIn can be very effective for people selling to other businesses (B2B) - for many such businesses, it's a key source of traffic and leads. But how should you start using it? Here are 5 ways to start using LinkedIn as a key part of your overall marketing strategy, and help drive traffic and sales.
Tue, 20 Oct 2015 14:52:26 -0500What is a digital footprint? Discover how and why a digital footprint is important for personal and professional connections.
Mon, 12 Oct 2015 07:07:59 -0500Ever tried selling your products on Facebook? No? Well maybe should give it a try. Below I will try and outline some easy steps to get you going.
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 09:07:29 -0500You may or may not view yourself as an online superstar; however, if you have put in the effort and have managed to build a following in your niche or industry, chances are pretty good that other people view you in exactly that way. Online interactions equals powerful brand visibility.
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:00:36 -0500LinkedIn is a valuable social network for sales professionals. It is a gold-mine of prospecting opportunities for any sales representative willing to take the time to understand it and use it correctly. Provides seven rules anyone in the sales profession should know when using LinkedIn.
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 09:44:17 -0500So, what do you understand about your LinkedIn profile? You understand that it is pretty important for you to have a LinkedIn profile but are you absolutely certain about why it is so important and about how much you can actually do with LinkedIn to bring your business to the next level.
Wed, 30 Sep 2015 14:52:11 -0500So you've gone through the effort of creating a Facebook page, designing the graphics and now you want to try and drive some traffic to your page. In this article we will be discussing 3 important methods that you can use to market your FB page. Firstly, we have Facebook's inbuilt advertisement system. If you've already created your Facebook page then I'm sure you will have seen a section that encourages you to advertise with them. Whilst this method will cost you, it is also one of the best ways in which you can drive targeted traffic to your page and build up a fan base. By advertising on FB you can ensure that they are already Facebook users, thus not wasting your time and money on those who won't be interested.
Thu, 24 Sep 2015 11:11:57 -0500As you are building your brand and then maintaining your brand, you will get all sorts of people to notice you. Of course, you will get the right people to notice you. Those are people with whom you wish to interact. You will also get the wrong people to notice you online.
Wed, 16 Sep 2015 09:04:45 -0500It used to be said that laughter was the best medicine. Nowadays, we feel that social media is the best medicine! Most anyone and everyone with access to the internet is on some form of social media, constantly sharing their lives and keeping up with others.
Mon, 14 Sep 2015 08:32:02 -0500Creating a strong online brand allows you to create a presence that will increase your chances of landing your dream job. There are simple steps that you can take to make sure that you are presenting your best self online.
Mon, 14 Sep 2015 08:00:26 -0500Advertising through social networking websites is an important strategy of online marketing. This method of advertising is known as Social Media Marketing. Working on advertising campaigns on sites like Twitter and LinkedIn will pave a large path into expanding a business's market, among many other benefits.
Wed, 09 Sep 2015 06:55:36 -0500Are you planning on joining a social networking site? There are many benefits that come with joining one. These benefits include: You Know More About People - Different people have different interests. For example, there are those who love sports, others love business and others love relationships. To know more about a person you only need to go through the posts.
Wed, 09 Sep 2015 06:53:56 -0500Social networking sites allow you to interact with people from different parts of the world and you might never meet them. While the sites bring about a lot of fun, they come with their risks. Risks Involved With Social Networking - Sharing too much information: it's easy to get carried away especially when you see the information that your friends are sharing. For example, while you might have intended to post your party pictures only, you might be tempted to post your family and other sensitive photos when you see that your friends are doing the same.
Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:58:11 -0500Going viral refers to the number of unique people who see some posts from a story that is published by a friend. This story comprises of comments, likes, responses to an event, sharing and answers to any questions. All businesses want more views, more traffic, more subscribers, interactions and followers for their online presence.
Thu, 13 Aug 2015 09:06:19 -0500Facebook is one of THE most popular social networking platforms and has substantial potential. Over and beyond social networking, Facebook can be leveraged smartly to boost your online business. You can use it to promote your products and services, to sustain customer loyalty, to acquire new customers, or to drive traffic to your site. Facebook offers a lot of possibilities that any marketer can be benefited from, and ushering in traffic is one of its prime paybacks.
Wed, 12 Aug 2015 06:12:01 -0500With each passing day, social media marketing is gaining more and more popularity. Businesses from different parts of the world are using social media to gain exposure and to enhance the success and development of their business operations. Following are a few of the many benefits brought on by social marketing...
Tue, 11 Aug 2015 15:16:22 -0500Social media is an amazing tool that can play a vital role in enhancing your business prospects. However, you need to understand what social networking is all about. Here is a list of 'dos' and 'don'ts' that can help you in your social media marketing campaign.
Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:36:05 -0500If you are one who is struggling to exploit the power of Twitter for your website or blog, than this article is a must read for you. Everyone wants more followers, more engagement and of course increased traffic for his content. You may see your friends or colleague bloggers killing it on Twitter and you want that same success for yourself, but unable to get a start. Well, you might be thinking that you will need a sophisticated and complex Twitter strategy, but relax this isn't the case; you can easily get increased traffic by following these simple 13 tactics.
Fri, 07 Aug 2015 09:48:32 -0500Memetic alignment algorithms based on similarities in Pinterest profiles are proposed as a tool to find potential friends on social media or partners on dating sites. Further applications in psychological profiling, recruitment and criminology are discussed.
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 09:33:21 -0500Today, in this social world there is a great impact of social networking in our lives. Every person has found out their own reasons to be socially active.
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:12:42 -0500Social media has become one of the most talked about marketing tools today, and of course, Facebook is at the top of the list. Billions of people check in and post several times each day. This includes people of all ages and all walks of life. Facebook fan pages give you the opportunity to expand your presence on the Internet at no cost or a relatively low cost.
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 08:37:07 -0500If you have been in business for any length of time, even a short length, you must understand how important influencers are to your brand and to your online and in-person interactions. Of course, there are several steps that you need to follow before you even get to the point of putting together a list of influencers; however, once you are at that point, your influencer list should be solid and robust. It may be time to take your list and build on it and make it even stronger.
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:43:33 -0500Yellow Pages are a thing of the past? How often do you pick up the hard book to find a business or service? In order to get a share of business within the marketplace you need to be found online. Don't let the 90% of people searching online not find you.
Thu, 21 May 2015 08:49:33 -0500It is pretty common knowledge that LinkedIn (as well as the other social media channels) has many capabilities and once you get to know how to leverage all (or most) of its tools, it will help you to bring your business to the next level. However, what you may not realize is that LinkedIn's "softer" features can also improve your business dramatically.
Thu, 07 May 2015 15:41:42 -0500LinkedIn has been working hard on features to help people get the most out of its social network. One of the features they've recently added is the relationship tab. Many LinkedIn users wonder why they should use it and how they can use it to help them. We hope this explanation will help you grow your network on the site.
Thu, 07 May 2015 09:10:38 -0500Can social networks be used for good? It could be possible to create social change in our local communities through using our social networks and social media accounts in a slightly different way.
Mon, 04 May 2015 14:04:10 -0500LinkedIn continues to be one of the most favored social media sites for marketers and networkers as it proves to be of profound significance in their marketing strategies. LinkedIn does a fantastic job in generating B2B leads. Did you know?
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:52:44 -0500You are probably working your marketing strategy pretty effectively, including through LinkedIn and the other social media channels. No doubt, your marketing efforts include all sorts of online activities. Do you find yourself wondering how the marketing professionals use the tool?
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:18:29 -0500With so many social networking sites available, how to choose a site. How about a site which focuses on Positivity, Happiness. How about the content users contribute to has a purpose associated.
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:32:07 -0500Your online social communities and the way that you conduct social networking are critical to your continued (and increasing) success as a business owner. Social networks are still increasing in strength and number on a steady, regular basis. It is important to understand how the facets of a social network function together.
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:51:59 -0500Take advantage of the fact that you can post longer messages on G+. Take note, however, that it's best to add some formatting variety to your post to make it stand out and attract readers at first glance.
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:42:16 -0500Business owners who have established an online presence need to make sure to choose only the ones where their target audience hang out. It is not a good idea to be in every social networking site which you can't fully manage on a daily basis.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:58:48 -0500As we move into a future full of sophisticated gadgets and technological change, it must have an effect on society. Are we running the risk of changing the idea of what it means to communicate with one another face to face?
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:28:49 -0500I think God had me in mind when Mark Zuckerberg helped start Facebook. If you are in college or university right now you need to focus on building meaningful relationships and working on providing solutions using what God has given to you.
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:45:03 -0500If you own a business or if you work for someone else, the fact is that you must interact with people online as well as interacting with them in person. Your online connections are people from many different placed and possibly even many different countries and may different industries.
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 07:25:43 -0500This article will tell you which strategies to employ in order to be successful on Twitter. You need a balance between pursuing your agenda and effectively engaging with your followers.
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 09:30:42 -0500LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking site that caters mostly to professionals all around the world. LinkedIn is used by over 45 million professionals globally which makes it a great networking platform.
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:02:11 -0600One great benefit of having online friends is that the more experienced bloggers can teach other bloggers how to optimize their blogs' performance. Optimizing a blog's performance theoretically means that more visitors will be coming to the blog. Blogs give their owners the ability to have people who read the blog leave their comments
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:29:26 -0600We all grew up hearing, "Your completed education will be the best return on investment!" That's so true. It can be true of your brand as well. Your great image or brand can reap rewards for you both financially and in terms of opportunity.
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 08:10:50 -0600You have worked long and hard at this point to make sure that you are getting the most out of your LinkedIn groups. Let's say that you are a member of 50 groups (the maximum allowed number of groups on LinkedIn) and you are interacting once in a while. You know that you need to do more to really leverage your LinkedIn groups.
Mon, 09 Feb 2015 09:56:54 -0600When it comes to your interactions on LinkedIn, you may be wondering how you find thought leaders, interact with those thought leaders, and get to a point where you are considered a thought leader yourself. Why is thought leadership so important? There are many profound reasons why thought leadership and interacting (and being) with thought leaders is so critical to your professional success.
Wed, 04 Feb 2015 13:45:43 -0600Social Media Marketing is a way of attracting the viewers who are using social network sites and making them share the content through it. This increases the web traffic and gains attention of the social media users. Through sharing, it helps in improving relationships of the client's organization with individuals or even among organizations. In current scenario, Social Media Marketing accounts for around 75% of entire business in the world.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:40:36 -0600Pinterest is a network that now has millions of users across the world. It therefore makes a very good platform for businesses to drive traffic to their websites. There is no greater value you can get from a website than valuable traffic and when you get your strategies right, the chances are endless using Pinterest. Here are some of the ways you can use to easily drive traffic to your website using the network.
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:46:28 -0600When we hear the term "branding," we first think about companies and their advertising campaigns. But now with social media, each and every one of us can take part in our own personal branding. We don't have to have or run a business either. Most of us do actively brand because we take part in social media, specifically, Facebook. So how are you branding yourself on Facebook? I'll explain with 3 questions you should ask yourself, before you answer the infamous, "What's on your mind?".
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 04:27:05 -0600It is amazing how companies can offer free services online, gather millions of users, sometimes billions while losing money the whole time. Next, they go public without any proof of future profits using their existing system. And what do these companies do once they go public? They stick it to the users, they all do it. It is always the same old trick; too bad for all the "powerless" users who have been suckered into using these online social networking platforms. Let's looks at LinkedIn in critique and as a case study of this reality online.
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 11:35:08 -0600Technological advancements have made life a lot simpler and while some technologies help scientists and researchers to improve our lives remotely, some technologies offer direct help to the common man. And speaking of such technologies, one can't help but reflect on the role of social networking in today's day and age. From keeping in touch with our near and dear ones to connecting with people professionally, social media and blogging have changed the way we communicate.
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 05:07:26 -0600If you haven't visited the website in a while, you may be surprised to see how user-friendly LinkedIn now is. More importantly, you may be able to use LinkedIn to find new ways to easily connect with others to advance your career.
Tue, 30 Dec 2014 12:30:02 -0600For social media, China seems to be the place to be, especially after watching Google's counterpart in China, Baidu, scoring one of the largest IPOs in world history securing something like $28 billion in capital. That just shows you the potential upside in the Chinese market. Still, Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter are having trouble getting a major foothold in that country, and there are a number of reasons why.
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 12:00:31 -0600Every week or so, I'll get an endorsement from someone I barely know on LinkedIn. LinkedIn's Endorsement tool has been around since 2012 and reported over 1 billion endorsements just one year after launching. The tool offers subscribers an opportunity to list 50 of their most notable skills.
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 05:13:35 -0600It's very lucrative to start a social networking website; however, you need to do the right things in order for it to be profitable. To help you out here are tips on how to increase your chances of being successful with social media sites: Start with friends It's very difficult to communicate with strangers. It's also difficult to make new acquaintances.
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 05:12:02 -0600Social networking sites have become very common in modern days. These sites are well organized and their sole aim is to bring people together. They range from enormous sites such as Facebook to smaller sites such as Ravelry that is aimed at people interested in knitting.