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3 Types Of LinkedIn Content You Should Be Sharing

LinkedIn Publisher 3 Types Of Content You Should Be Sharing

(This is an introduction to an article originally published on LinkedIn. You can read the full article HERE.) If you haven’t spent much time on LinkedIn lately, things have changed, and so should you. Although it’s still a highly valuable tool for job hunting, LinkedIn is much more than a resume platform. And, for those of you who’ve seen the shift …

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Social Media Supply And Demand et al

Social Media Supply And Demand

On a regular basis, I review articles, blogs and videos (my least favorite, and I’ll tell you why in a minute) to review the latest trends, see what’s shifting in social media marketing, look at new tools coming available, etc. It’s part of my daily “continuing education,” and it takes a fair amount of time every day. Social media changes …

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Paper—Facebook’s New App

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It rolled off the virtual press on Feb 3 (in America for iPhone only) and already it’s in the list of best new apps in the app store. You have to admit though, Facebook was definitely leading up to a change—what with the typical newsfeed becoming primarily shared links and visuals. The days of the short Facebook status and occasional …

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Benefits of Content Curation

Benefits Of Content Curation

At its very core, social media is about conversations on relevant topics. Social media marketing therefore, is about conversations on a particular topic – your products or services and the value you are providing to others. However, no one wants to be sold to in a conversational setting. Enter the social media content strategy question. How? What? When? Etc. Content …

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Two Quick Ways To Post On LinkedIn

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These two tools have been around for some while, but most people on LinkedIn don’t know of them. We think they are very helpful when you manage multiple social media profiles for your company or for yourself. Adding the “Share on LinkedIn” plugin for Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer With this button on your toolbar, you can share useful …

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Wave Off! Say ‘No’ To Fake Fans

Wave Off

Why You Should NOT Buy Fake Fans and Followers It’s tempting to do whatever you can to get Fans on Facebook, Followers on Twitter and build up those numbers on a business profile. The pressure to build those numbers comes from a wrong understanding that large numbers of Fans and Followers must mean your product is better than your competitors’ …

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Really Knowing Your Audience

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The other day, I was on a webinar where the presenter said, “I can tell you 3 things that every single one of my target audience has in common.” They went on to describe 3 very specific things that would describe their audience, and much to my surprise, I had been totally “pegged” by their assessment. Is that a bad …

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Social Media’s Inspiring Stories

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Another video of bouncy kittens and laughing babies– they’re everywhere! You’ve seen them on social media. I’ve seen them on social media. If a friend has not had the luxury of seeing them on social media, we immediately volunteer as the sole source for all things feline and infant hilarity. While these portrayals are adorable beyond words, they are not …

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Social Media Challenges For Institutions Of Higher Education

Social Media And Higher Institutions

While some universities and colleges are slowly getting on the social media groundswell, most fail to realize the tremendous advantages of building an online community outside the classroom. One would think they would be in the forefront, evidenced by the rapidly increasing number of institutions implementing or enlarging their distance-learning programs. Yet, most executive leaders in these institutions hold little …

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Blogging – The Marketing Tool Your Business Cannot Do Without

Blogging Marketing Tool

Think of it as a library. It has rows upon rows of topics, alphabetized names, and facts. It’s a mansion of knowledge accessible to anyone who knows how to get in. It’s the most agreeable library you’ve ever  visited. You can shout in this library. You can converse with anybody you want to in this library. You can look up …

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