I kicked off this month with a challenge: to write 31 LinkedIn recommendations. It’s just about the half-way point, and here is what I’ve learned so far. 1. LinkedIn is Slow If you’ve ever tried to delete a post from LinkedIn, you know what I’m talking about. For those who don’t know, after I submit […]
Each day during the month of August, I’m going to write a recommendation for one of my LinkedIn connections. Why? Because they deserve it! But more than that, I want to increase the “humanness” of this very business-centric (and sometimes overly stuffy) social channel. What better way than by writing up some true and meaningful […]
I blame my high school computer science teacher, my college communications professor and nearly every business presentation I’ve ever endured. So thank you, SlideShare, for showing me that PowerPoint presentations don’t have to suck. In a world where attention span is often dictated by the speed of a computer mouse, the presentation sharing network SlideShare […]
It’s here. The most fun day in all of Internetdom. It’s April Fools’ Day! This is the day the world celebrates the fine art of the prank, and over the past few years companies with strong digital roots have embraced this day and turned it into a celebration of creativity and humor. We’ve seen unique […]
This week’s announcement by LinkedIn that Influencer blogs will soon be open to all users is just the latest in LinkedIn’s bid to transform itself into a powerful content marketing platform. And with nearly 300 million users worldwide and close to 30% market penetration in the United States, LinkedIn cannot be ignored by brands serious […]
Are you doing everything you can to leverage LinkedIn for your B2B? Improve your B2B LinkedIn business page using these five simple tips. LinkedIn’s network contains over 3 million professional groups and over 2 million businesses. The professional social network isn’t just for shopping around for your next job—B2B’s can also leverage it to generate […]
2012 will be a year of continued learning and constant self-evaluation.
Lately, I have been noticing some trends in social media usage of graphics. In this blog I’ll lay those out in what I have observed. 1. Cool Blue 2. White Space 3. Iconic Buttons 4. People Paper Cut-Outs 5. Social Circle. What do you see?
LinkedIn Polls gives a person a way to find answers to his/her business and/or market research questions.
I’m a bit of a doppleganger: social media-lite by day and entertainment buff night, often mixing and fusing the two in both realms throughout. And being a fan of Hootsuite I utilize the dashboard on a daily basis. So, this morning I was beyond elated to receive a personal e-mail from the company announcing their new APP Directory! Being that they provide dashboard features via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Foursquare, MySpace, and WordPress I have been in a mini heaven.
Bring value to your social networking for your friends and your business. Remember the old rule if you don’t have anything good to say, then don’t say anything.
A new Missouri law that will be going into affect in the next few weeks that will make it illegal for teachers to have private interactions with current or former students on social media networks like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. For example, it’s perfectly legal for a student to be friends with a teacher on […]