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How to Sever Ties to Social Networks and Other Web Sites

How to Sever Ties to Social Networks and Other Web Sites | Business and Social Networking | Scoop.it
Scrubbing your profile from a social networking site isn’t easy; more users make the site look better to advertisers. Here are some tools to make the break.
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Infographic: How to jumpstart engagement on Twitter

Infographic: How to jumpstart engagement on Twitter | Business and Social Networking | Scoop.it
Tweets sent on the weekend get 17 percent more engagement than tweets sent during the week. Best time of day, length of tweet and more are revealed in this graphic.
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The social economy: Unlocking value and productivity through social technologies | McKinsey & Company

The social economy: Unlocking value and productivity through social technologies | McKinsey & Company | Business and Social Networking | Scoop.it
The most powerful applications of social technologies in the global economy are largely untapped. By using social technologies, companies can raise the productivity of knowledge workers by 20 to 25 percent.
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Better Leadership Through Social Media

Better Leadership Through  Social Media | Business and Social Networking | Scoop.it
Executives should look at specific social media as a personal toolbox for improving their practice of leadership.
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Social Networking For Marketers: How Pinterest Crushes Facebook [Infographic]

Social Networking For Marketers: How Pinterest Crushes Facebook [Infographic] | Business and Social Networking | Scoop.it
Pinterest has a higher concentration of people who are in a ‘buy’ state of mind, while Facebook users are more interested in interacting with friends - and brands.

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The New Résumé: It's 140 Characters

The New Résumé: It's 140 Characters | Business and Social Networking | Scoop.it
Twitter is becoming the new job board, and it is also becoming the new résumé. Some recruiters are turning to the social network to post jobs, while job seekers are trying to summarize their CVs in 140 characters or six-second videos.
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Social media comes to health care

Social media comes to health care | Business and Social Networking | Scoop.it
A number of startups think social media is the cure for a broken health care system.
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10 Annoying Social Media Habits You Need To Stop Doing

10 Annoying Social Media Habits You Need To Stop Doing | Business and Social Networking | Scoop.it
Habits are easy to fall into. When you're trying to change how you do things and your incredibly busy, falling back into old habits happens quicker than you would expect.
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Lean Back – 6 Post-Macho Management Principles

Lean Back – 6 Post-Macho Management Principles | Business and Social Networking | Scoop.it
Several years ago the nature of management’s future was driven home to me in a flash, as I shared the stage with my co-author and business partner Dr. Martha Rogers. It was the heyday of the

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Want To Be A More Productive Employee? Get on Social Networks. - Forbes

Want To Be A More Productive Employee? Get on Social Networks. - Forbes | Business and Social Networking | Scoop.it
Do you Tweet, Pin, or use Facebook and LinkedIn at work? Don’t feel guilty about it – be proud! You’re becoming a more productive employee.
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Socail networks increase employees' opportunity to go beyond their immediate workgroup to access information they need to solve problems, improving theior producitivty and effectiveness.

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12 types of social media personalities | Articles | Home

12 types of social media personalities | Articles | Home | Business and Social Networking | Scoop.it
An in-depth study identified a dozen breeds of social media users, from the self-promoting ‘peacocks’ to the awkward ‘virgins.’
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9 Networking Secrets From a Superconnector

9 Networking Secrets From a Superconnector | Business and Social Networking | Scoop.it
Scott Gerber is a superconnector. He knows a lot of people, and he works hard to introduce the right ones to each other. Recently profiled in Fast Company, Scott, pictured here with co-founder Ryan
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3 Emerging Social Networks to Keep an Eye On

3 Emerging Social Networks to Keep an Eye On | Business and Social Networking | Scoop.it
These new tools should be on your radar. Here's why.
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New institute will advance the interdisciplinary study of networks

New institute will advance the interdisciplinary study of networks | Business and Social Networking | Scoop.it
Yale will establish an Institute of Network Science to bring together researchers from many disciplines to advance the study of networks, President-Elect Peter Salovey announced April 11.
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5 emerging social networks PR pros must know | Articles | Home

5 emerging social networks PR pros must know | Articles | Home | Business and Social Networking | Scoop.it
We’re not saying you need to use them—the last thing you need is another social network—but they should be on your radar. Here’s why.
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