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Strategy Around Networking

Most of us let chance decide what our networks should be like. It means that we establish the contacts we run across by chance. In short, we lose control of our goals and effort. When we are not focused, we tend to establish lots of accidental contacts that are not very close and hence not constructive.  (more…)

3 Ways to Optimize Your Social Media Content to Engage People

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Your social media marketing campaign isn’t going to be successful if you’re unable to engage your audience. Looking for ways to engage more people through social media? Here are a few tips to help you optimize your content:  (more…)

Step by Step Strategy to Start and Grow a YouTube Channel for your Business

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The statistics surrounding YouTube are undeniable. One billion users. 323 days’ worth of YouTube video are watched every minute on Facebook alone. But the most shocking statistic of all is that just 9 percent of small businesses take the relatively easy steps of creating and growing a YouTube channel, a move which could quickly improve their business.  (more…)

People you should never add on LinkedIn

networking 1 The article is based on “Mastering LinkedIn”

You have just had your LinkedIn profile for a few months and one day you get an invitation to connect from a random stranger. What do you do? This can be a daunting situation for a LinkedIn newbie, but don’t panic we have got some tips for you.

Karen Brown, author of the ebook Mastering LinkedIn suggests to assess the person’s profile first, if you receive an invitation on LinkedIn from someone you don’t know. “Whilst it’s flattering to be asked to connect with someone, there are a couple of things to consider when deciding whether to accept an invitation or not,” says Karen.
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Author Renee Robinson on the art of communication

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Whether you like it or not, there is practically no way of avoiding technology. This is true in life and in the classroom. Have a look at our latest interview of Dr Renee Robinson, author of Communicating with Technology.

 

1. Whether with technology or without, what makes a good communicator?  (more…)

How to make great connections on LinkedIn

Mastering LinkedIn This article is based on the eBook “Mastering LinkedIn” by Karen Brown

Setting up a LinkedIn account and using it in the most effective way is not always easy. One of the important features of LinkedIn is the power of connecting its users. Many people forget that LinkedIn is first and foremost a social network, and, once you have set up your profile, then the main reason for using LinkedIn is to build up connections that will help you in your future career!  (more…)

7 key reasons you need Social Media and Enterprise Marketing

This article is based on the free eBook "Social Media And Business Intelligence" This article is based on the free eBook “Social Media And Business Intelligence”

Today, Social media is part of the business ecosystem, not separate or autonomous. The question is less of implementation and has more to do with integration into existing business processes.  Beyond that, it has the power to change business in fundamental ways. It is this last point that leads many to think that social media is: new and its own autonomous entity.

First of all, social media is simply the current iteration of the Internet, with user generated content, semantic storage, APIs and far improved parseability via XML/JSON and the community of users as an asset.

Social Media allows a new cultural infrastructure that is more responsive to current and potential customer behaviors. Because this new social internet is becoming so interlinked with the business process, a better term is Enterprise Social Marketing.

Enterprise Social Marketing technologies have rapidly matured and can provide significant value, efficiencies and insight. More compelling is that these tools are giving competitors a cost, authenticity and reach advantage. Let’s list the reasons you need to implement an Enterprise Social Marketing solution.  (more…)

10 elements every successful business blog needs

This article is based on the free eBook "Business Blogs - The Best Social Media Tool For Businesses" This article is based on the free eBook “Business Blogs – The Best Social Media Tool For Businesses”

Over the years, blogging services have become much more professional than ever before and there are many ways to make your blog look interesting while providing resources to your readers to enhance their personal experience with you. Besides the enhancements, there are more elements that are equally essential to a blog and it is essential to have a look at these. Here are 10 elements you need to keep in mind to secure your business blog’s success. (more…)

What is ‘Out’ in Social Media and what is ‘In’

This article is based on the free eBook This article is based on the free eBook “Social Media And Business Intelligence”

Since 2010, when Social Media first became an internet buzzword, it has proven itself to be not only a cultural facilitator, but also a very real business tool. Social networks powerfully differentiate themselves from previous internet marketing channels in that on a daily basis, they are gathering, parsing and sorting the commercially valuable demographic data of the end user.

Social Media now describes wide range of services, communications and evolutions that are concurrently taking place throughout cyberspace. While the phrase is descriptive, it is better to think of it as one of many views of the internet. It is important to recognize social media as a subset of a larger whole where the component parts and various platforms, protocols and devices are all different ways to see the same distributed information, communications and manufacturing networks.

But which tactics should you as a company still use and which ones are definitely ‘out’? Let’s take a look at what has gone out since 2010 and what has gained traction and shown real ROI. (more…)

Social Media and LinkedIn tactics that will help you land a job

This article is based on the free eBook This article is based on the free eBook “Time To Find A New Job”.

If you’re looking for a way to stand out from the large crowd of job applicants out there, try using your LinkedIn or any other social media profile to your advantage! Here are some useful tips on how to turn you into a possible job candidate by making the most of Social Media platforms and LinkedIn. (more…)