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How to make your social media profiles shine

How to make your social media profiles shine | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

Follow these easy steps to ensure you’re putting your best foot forward on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. You’ll be thankful later.

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Stop making these 15 body language mistakes

Stop making these 15 body language mistakes | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

Do you break eye contact too soon? It makes you seem untrustworthy. Do you lean back in your seat when talking with someone? You'd better stop; you come across as arrogant.

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5 TED talks every marketer should watch

5 TED talks every marketer should watch | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

Topics include physics in marketing, viral videos, and cross-cultural communication.

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7 steps to make your presentation more engaging

7 steps to make your presentation more engaging | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

Your content is important, but even more important is making a genuine connection with your audience.

 

-Richard Delahay

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10 communication lessons from our grandparents

10 communication lessons from our grandparents | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

Online slang and shorthand, a decline in courtesy, and the omnipresence of smartphones has hurt our interactions. Try these 'olde tyme' techniques.

 

-Carrie Barrett

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Experian video proves how much people reveal online

Experian video proves how much people reveal online | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

Using only information available from people’s social media accounts, actors tried to convince strangers that they were old friends.

 

-Kevin Allen

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8 takeaways from eye tracking studies

8 takeaways from eye tracking studies | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

Position of key elements on the page, the use of white space, images of people—all help direct visitors' attention where you want it. Oh, and ditch the banner ads; they aren't worth the bother.

 

-Neil Patel

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How to run a Facebook photo contest that drives results

How to run a Facebook photo contest that drives results | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

Anything involving photos on Facebook is likely to gain some attention, but for you to really get results, go into your brand’s contest with a strategy in mind.

 

-Liz Demcsak

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Facebook Pages redesign: 4 things businesses will want to do

Facebook Pages redesign: 4 things businesses will want to do | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

As Facebook rolls out its newest version of Timeline to businesses, it wouldn’t hurt to make these changes to your page.

 

-Jim Belosic

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Increase Workplace Flexibility and Boost Performance

Increase Workplace Flexibility and Boost Performance | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it
The potential benefits of workplace variability are numerous — increased morale, motivation, and the ability to attract and retain talent — yet many managers don’t know where to start.

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7 tips to help you remember names

7 tips to help you remember names | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

Whether you’re trying to impress a prospective client, networking to find a job, or meeting new co-workers, you don’t want to be caught forgetting someone’s name.

 

-Laura Hale Brockway

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Getty makes many of its images free to embed on blogs

Getty makes many of its images free to embed on blogs | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

The stock photo company’s ‘Embed Images’ tool works a lot like embedding a YouTube video. The terms of use stipulate that commercial use is a no-no.

 

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5 Must-Have Tools for a Killer Presentation

5 Must-Have Tools for a Killer Presentation | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

For when you need a little more than static words on a screen for your presentation, we present to you five sweet digital alternatives to PowerPoint.

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What would Jane Austen do? A guide to social media etiquette

What would Jane Austen do? A guide to social media etiquette | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

The author famous for her characters who make life-changing social blunders can teach social media users thing or two.

 

-Laura Hale Brockway

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Raw: a Vector Visualization Tool

Raw: a Vector Visualization Tool | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

Raw is a pretty cool (and free!) online tool for creating vector outputs of uncommon visualizations. You copy and paste your data, select a few options, and it cranks out the visualization. Of course, you can also just download a PNG version and throw it up on the web if you want. 

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Why You Hate Work

Why You Hate Work | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

Employees are vastly more satisfied and productive, it turns out, when four of their core needs are met: physical, through opportunities to regularly renew and recharge at work; emotional, by feeling valued and appreciated for their contributions; mental, when they have the opportunity to focus in an absorbed way on their most important tasks and define when and where they get their work done; and spiritual, by doing more of what they do best and enjoy most, and by feeling connected to a higher purpose at work.

 

-Tony Schwartz and Christine Porath

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A guide to perfect social media posts

A guide to perfect social media posts | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

Follow these guidelines to ensure your YouTube, Instagram and Vine posts (as well as posts on other social media sites) engage your fans every time.

 

-Kristin Piombino

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A quick guide to YouTube optimization

A quick guide to YouTube optimization | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

There's more to getting your video seen than just uploading it and tweeting the link. Try these techniques to help it get early traction and keep gaining momentum.

 

-Richard Jeng

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5 creative ways brands use Snapchat

5 creative ways brands use Snapchat | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

You can use the app in interesting ways to engage consumers and build an audience. How many of these efforts would work for your organization?

 

-Jessica Gioglio

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How to avoid copyright trouble when using online images

How to avoid copyright trouble when using online images | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it
All you wanted was a fun photo to go with your article—not a lawsuit. This infographic explains how to stay on the right side of the law, as well as tips for creating original images.
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What Is the Heartbleed Encryption Bug?

Heartbleed has the potential to be one of the biggest, most widespread vulnerabilities in the history of the modern web.

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Meme-jacking 101: Everything your brand needs to know

Meme-jacking 101: Everything your brand needs to know | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

The ubiquitous online variations on a theme are not only terrific for expressing what your cat's really thinking. There's great potential for helping your marketing message go viral.

 

-Adrienne Erin

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Iconion : un logiciel gratuit pour créer ses propres icônes

Iconion : un logiciel gratuit pour créer ses propres icônes | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

Iconion est un petit logiciel (en anglais) découvert chez Korben qui permet de créer facilement vos propres icônes.


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Je viens de télécharger la version Mac et ce logiciel est très facile d'accès pour se créer un univers graphique sympa !!

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OLSN Webinar Series

Free webinars from the Ontario Library Service - North (includes English and French content; scroll down for archives).

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8 brands making the most of Throwback Thursday

8 brands making the most of Throwback Thursday | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

Nostalgia is fun, but it's also a great way to engage an audience visually and show the strides your brand has made. Here are some examples of how to do it.

 

-Craig Carter

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How to get more Pinterest followers

How to get more Pinterest followers | ProfessionalDevelopment PerfectionnementProfessionnel | Scoop.it

Did you know that Pinterest drives more revenue than Facebook and Twitter? Every Pinterest follower is valuable, and you want as many as you can get.

 

-Kristin Piombino

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