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For the last couple of months, I have witnessed more and more discussions centered on the role social media has played in people’s lives. “Social media is great, but I hate how nothing ...
Privacy is a hot topic right now, especially with Facebook and its new Graph Search.
In this article, I contend that privacy concerns are nothing new. They have been discussed for at least a decade.
The team behind Snip.it announced on Tuesday that the content curation site had been acquired by Yahoo!.
The deal, which should be made official by the latter s
In social media, things go fast. New sites pop up and close every day.
The latest example is Snip.it. The content curation platform has been acquired by none other than Yahoo.
What kind of impact do you think this could have on the company, in terms of content delivery?
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Over the years, LinkedIn has become one of my favorite social networks to use. The site has allowed me to meet some great people in my niche, find unique content, and most importantly, be recognize...
LinkedIn is definitely a great place for professionals interested in giving their brand a boost among their peers.
Unfortunately, the site can be quite confusing to figure out. As a result, people miss some major features.
Here are five features that you cannot afford to miss:
1) LinkedIn Today
2) Original Content
5) Recommendations / Endorsements
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I am very happy to share another review from a reader of The Little Big eBook on Blogging: 40 Traffic Generation Tips. “The Little Big eBook on Blogging: 40 Traffic Generation Tips by Cendrin...
My eBook has received anothe great review! Excited to share with all of you!
I read an article titled "Stop Saying What You're Not Going To Do" a while back and it really struck a chord with me.
A few days ago, someone asked me how often I left comments on other people's blogs. My answer was simple: "When I feel that I could add something of value to the conversation."
Apparently, I am not the only one to think that way:
"We aren’t experts on everything. Even within the social business sphere we each have specialties, niche concentrations and platform-specific knowledge. We can’t keep up with every change that is reported in social business news. Sometimes this causes some social solutions providers to take on the persona of Jack of all trades, master of none. Giving us the idea that we should act or comment at will. This is something we should fight against." - Mallie Hart
What makes a social business different. Could empathy be the key? And how do you get hard-charging corporate execs to put customers and employees first?
The days of overt and strong self-promotion are definitely over. If you want to succeed in social media, you have to be “social”.
Being a “social business” is something that requires much more than simple conversations with your audience. It’s about understanding what makes a customer tick, what triggers their desire to support you.
To Michael Brenner, the answer lies in empathy.
“Search for branded websites that you love and you will find that nearly all of them speak to you (the visitor) and the value you will receive as opposed to being about themselves (what they sell). Look at brands that connect with you and you will realize that they make you feel like they sincerely care about you.”
In social media, there is never a dull moment! Check out the list of headlines below. Facebook An introduction to Facebook’s new Graph Search (Creative Ramblings) Facebook for Android updated...
Facebook Graph Search, MySpace in public beta, Twitter introducing a new feature... All the major social media headlines for the week are in this article.
As much as I love Twitter, I have to admit I haven’t seen that familiar blue Twitter home page in quite a while. Why? because although Twitter is amazing, I c ...
A fantastic list of tools courtesy of Lilach Bullock!
As the New Year has arrived, I like to be prepared and think of all that could possibly happen in the social media world in the coming year. I can’t wait to s ...
Very good article by Lilach Bullock. For me, #4 will be the major one.
Here is a quick roundup of some of the latest happenings in the social media world.
It was a busy week in Facebook land. After introducing Graph Search
It was another busy week in social media!
Facebook announced Graph Search and new rules for cover photos on Fan Pages.
Google+ released a new feature allowing users to choose to keep their activity in Communities separate from their profiles.
LinkedIn is getting rid of one of his most important areas.
Twitter added a new feature to its official site -- and you probably missed it!
Social media is providing job seekers with a new avenue to be seen and revolutionizing recruitment for employers and the field of HR in general.
Social media and technology have definitely redefined the way candidates reach out to and communicate with prospective employers.
HootSuite CEO, Ryan Holmes gives us some great insights into the future of recruiting and what candidates should do to increase their chances of being hired.
"The resume is no longer the first step in the recruitment process; It’s one of the last. Social media gives both candidates and employers the chance to be more active in their job hunt—saving time and money and ensuring that applicants who get the job are the best fit for the company and stay around for the long haul."
TrendSpottr, the service that identifies and predicts trends from real-time data streams, launched a new notification system on Thursday.
Called TrendSpottr Ale
Looks like a really nice tool to use.
Last year, I created a simple infographic for one of my social media workshops, which shows the main differences between Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Google+. With Pinterest taking the...
I have included four infographics in this article. I hope you find them helpful!
If you were busy discussing Mark Zuckerberg’s announcement regarding Facebook Graph Search on Tuesday, you may have missed another major piece of news. The new
The new MySpace is out of beta and quite unique. Have you tried?