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11 Reasons You're Not Getting Traction on Social Media

11 Reasons You're Not Getting Traction on Social Media | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
If you're not satisfied with the attention you're getting on social media, then it's time to do something about it.
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#SmallBiz Advice - The Number One Reason For Small Business Failure

#SmallBiz Advice - The Number One Reason For Small Business Failure | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
Small business advice.Virtually half of all small businesses fail within the first two years of operation.The number one reason being inadequate planning.The second reason is under-capitalization
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Networking on LinkedIn: How to Build a Powerful Network Using LinkedIn : Social Media Examiner

Networking on LinkedIn: How to Build a Powerful Network Using LinkedIn : Social Media Examiner | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
Social Media Marketing Podcast 166, in this episode Stephanie Sammons will explore how to build a network and prospect using LinkedIn.
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Find LinkedIn Profiles with Google Search

Find LinkedIn Profiles with Google Search | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
How recruiters can find potential candidates on LinkedIn with some simple Google search queries. The scraped LinkedIn profiles can be saved to a Google Sheet.

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8 Ways to Grow Your LinkedIn Connections

8 Ways to Grow Your LinkedIn Connections | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
Do you want more LinkedIn connections? In this article you'll discover eight ways to develop new LinkedIn connections and establish yourself as an expert.

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8 Ways to Grow Your LinkedIn Connections

8 Ways to Grow Your LinkedIn Connections | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
Do you want more LinkedIn connections? In this article you'll discover eight ways to develop new LinkedIn connections and establish yourself as an expert.

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Introducing LinkedIn Elevate: Helping Companies Empower Their Employees To Share Content

Introducing LinkedIn Elevate: Helping Companies Empower Their Employees To Share Content | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
Lots of professionals share content – like articles, blog posts, and presentations – on social and professional networks to strengthen their professional brands. And lots of companies share content on social and professional networks to attract talent, and market and sell their products and services. But relatively few companies recognize

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David Blundell's curator insight, April 20, 2015 4:42 AM

Employee advocacy is a hot topic right now. Did you know that 41% of people think a company´s employees rank higher in public trust than the PR department or even the CEO? LinkedIn´s new tool called Engage dips its toes into leveraging employees for the good of the company . . .

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10 Instagram Marketing Tips to Make People <3 Your Brand | Wordstream

10 Instagram Marketing Tips to Make People <3 Your Brand | Wordstream | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
Instagram recently announced that they’ve gained over 300 million users, even surpassing their much older cousin Twitter. “Over the past four years, what began as two friends with a dream has grown into a global community that shares more than 70 million photos and videos each day,” writes co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom of Instagram, a Facebook-owned social photo-sharing app born in 2010.

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David Blundell's curator insight, July 7, 2015 3:17 AM

Instagrammies share 70 million photos and videos everyday. It's become a real major player in the social space. This great post from Margot de Cunha has some excellent tips on how to get it working for you and your business . . .

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Great guide for how to #doitwell for using instagram

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Find LinkedIn Profiles with Google Search

Find LinkedIn Profiles with Google Search | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
How recruiters can find potential candidates on LinkedIn with some simple Google search queries. The scraped LinkedIn profiles can be saved to a Google Sheet.

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How To Use LinkedIn For Business

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From choosing the best premium account to using the proper tools, here we walk you through the process of how to use LinkedIn for business.

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8 Tips and Tricks for LinkedIn Power Users

8 Tips and Tricks for LinkedIn Power Users | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it

Request to connect through search instead of the profile button.

When you send connection requests through the Connect button on someone's profile, you have to prove you know them through a mutually listed company or school. To skip that step, just search for the person you want to connect with, and use the Connect button next to her name to immediately send the invitation.


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Neil Ferree's curator insight, April 1, 2015 11:07 PM

Take Advantage of Groups


While connecting with people you don't know is against LinkedIn's rules, joining groups of users with similar experiences, jobs and interests is a great way to reach more people and resources. There are groups for colleges, industries, professional organizations, companies and common interests, and being part of these groups allows you search and filter through them with an upgraded account.

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Using LinkedIn to increase visibility of your content and drive referrals to your website

Using LinkedIn to increase visibility of your content and drive referrals to your website | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
Learn how to create content that gets more visibility on LinkedIn using the blogging tool rather than a status or company update.

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How To Nurture Sales Leads & Build Relationships With LinkedIn

How To Nurture Sales Leads & Build Relationships With LinkedIn | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
What is LinkedIn for? We often hear of it referred to as an online CV but in reality it's far more than that. It's an effective sales tool that allows us to build and nurture leads.

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Social Media and Big Data, Part 1: What is it?

Social Media and Big Data, Part 1: What is it? | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
.@OracleSocial explores the symbiotic relationship between #BigData and #SocialMedia https://t.co/mSk6cJb2wa https://t.co/kr5mhw3AAs
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5 Ways to Get More LinkedIn Leads : Social Media Examiner

5 Ways to Get More LinkedIn Leads : Social Media Examiner | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
Are you struggling to build a pipeline of quality leads? Discover how to create an effective lead generation process with your LinkedIn profile.
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5 Free Ways to Build Your Personal Brand on LinkedIn : Social Media Examiner

5 Free Ways to Build Your Personal Brand on LinkedIn : Social Media Examiner | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
Do you want to build visibility on LinkedIn? Discover five free ways to showcase yourself and your work to the people you want to connect with on LinkedIn.
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11 Ways to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for More Exposure

11 Ways to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for More Exposure | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
Are you getting the most out of your LinkedIn profile? In this article you'll discover 11 tips you might not be using on your LinkedIn profile, but should.

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3-Step LinkedIn Social Selling and Lead Generation Process

3-Step LinkedIn Social Selling and Lead Generation Process | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
Here is a daily LinkedIn social selling plan broken down into three manageable steps to help you effectively and efficiently manage your lead generation activities each day on LinkedIn.
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8 Ways to Grow Your LinkedIn Connections

8 Ways to Grow Your LinkedIn Connections | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
Do you want more LinkedIn connections? In this article you'll discover eight ways to develop new LinkedIn connections and establish yourself as an expert.

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How to discover social media influencers | RazorSocial

How to discover social media influencers | RazorSocial | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
Here are 7 great tips on how to discover social media influencers that will help increase profit for your business. Find, engage and build relationships.

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David Blundell's curator insight, May 25, 2015 4:25 AM

Great post from Ian Cleary @RazorScoial with tips on how to identify influencers on social media . . .

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11 Ways to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for More Exposure

11 Ways to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for More Exposure | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
Are you getting the most out of your LinkedIn profile? In this article you'll discover 11 tips you might not be using on your LinkedIn profile, but should.

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Hashtags: The Simple But Powerful Social Media Marketing Tool

Hashtags: The Simple But Powerful Social Media Marketing Tool | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
Hashtags may seem to be nothing more than a little side note to a social media post, but the short phrases used within hashtags are packed full of power.
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Managing the “Internet of Things

Managing the “Internet of Things | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
Researchers in Hong Kong have developed a software platform designed to manage and control devices for 'Internet of Things' (IoT) systems. The platform can be tailored for everything from city management sensors and devices to controlling home appliances.

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Richard Platt's curator insight, May 30, 2015 5:59 PM

"Many vendors focus on device manufacturing and provide good technologies for wireless connectivity between devices," explains Dr Billy Chan, senior manager of the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI). "But many existing systems lack an IoT management platform."  -  There is also no standard platform to leverage the development of IoT applications, which means that designers need to start from scratch with each new application. This is time consuming and costly.  -  ASTRI has developed the "IoT Management and Application Platform" (IMAP), which allows the connection of a local network of devices to the Internet, and provides remote management of devices and data through a simple and customisable web-based graphical user interface.


Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2015-05-internet.html#jCp

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9 LinkedIn Marketing Tips From the Pros

9 LinkedIn Marketing Tips From the Pros | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
Are you wondering what LinkedIn marketing tips work best today? Here's what the pros are doing now to boost their LinkedIn marketing.

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5 Steps To Sniffing Out A Fraud On LinkedIn

5 Steps To Sniffing Out A Fraud On LinkedIn | Social media for Small business | Scoop.it
The prevalence of fake LinkedIn accounts is increasing and becoming harder to spot. Here’s a few reliable ways to find the fraud every time.

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