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    Creating Your Network for Career Success Business 2 Community

    Creating Your Network Creating your network can and should be done strategically. In my last post, Networking Strategically to Your Next Position, I discussed the need for you to define your tribe and your fan club. Who should be in your network? Connectors You should have at least 5% of your network be connectors. Connectors... More »Creating Your Network for Career Success

    Creating Your Network for Career Success

    Creating Your Network Creating your network can and should be done strategically. In my last post, Networking Strategically to Your Next Position, I discussed the need for you to define your tribe and your fan club. Who should be in your network? Connectors You should have at least 5% of your network be connectors. Con …

  • Want Social Business Buy-in? Do More Than Move Their Cheese!
    Want Social Business Buy-in? Do More Than Move Their Cheese! Business 2 Community

    Are you a marketing and business leader struggling with getting support for your efforts to move the needle on social business? Does this sound familiar? When you talk about social business people look at you like you are crazy. People tell you that they don’t need social business, that Facebook is for kids. You have... More »Want Social Business Buy-in? Do More Than Move Their Cheese!

    Want Social Business Buy-in? Do More Than Move Their Cheese!

    Are you a marketing and business leader struggling with getting support for your efforts to move the needle on social business? Does this sound familiar? When you talk about social business people look at you like you are crazy. People tell you that they don’t need social business, that Facebook is for kids. You have.. …

  • Improve eCommerce performance rates by going behind the scenes
    Improve eCommerce performance rates by going behind the scenes Business 2 Community

    Kind of like the old geezer behind the curtain in the Wizard of Oz, back-end applications on an eCommerce website help to drive the magic happening on the front-end. So like Dorothy and her entourage, eCommerce website owners must pay attention to what’s happening behind the scenes. That’s because, for front-end applications to work, they... More »Improve eCommerce performance rates by going behind the scenes

    Improve eCommerce performance rates by going behind the scenes

    Kind of like the old geezer behind the curtain in the Wizard of Oz, back-end applications on an eCommerce website help to drive the magic happening on the front-end. So like Dorothy and her entourage, eCommerce website owners must pay attention to what’s happening behind the scenes. That’s because, for front-end applications …

  • Sales And Marketing Alignment: Stop Talking, Start Understanding
    Sales And Marketing Alignment: Stop Talking, Start Understanding Business 2 Community

    There’s a lot of talk in the B2B sales and marketing community about “alignment.” It’s constantly brought up in the most reputable LinkedIn groups, and it’s a prominent topic tag on all the best industry blogs. Every business wants a piece of that alignment pie … and who can blame them? No one wants to... More »Sales And Marketing Alignment: Stop Talking, Start Understanding

    Sales And Marketing Alignment: Stop Talking, Start Understanding

    There’s a lot of talk in the B2B sales and marketing community about “alignment.” It’s constantly brought up in the most reputable LinkedIn groups, and it’s a prominent topic tag on all the best industry blogs. Every business wants a piece of that alignment pie … and who can blame them? No one wants to...

  • How To Get Your Twitter Followers On To Your Facebook Page
    How To Get Your Twitter Followers On To Your Facebook Page Business 2 Community

    Creative Agency Secrets are expert users of social media for marketing and lead generation. In this article we will show you, how to link Facebook to your Twitter account. This is useful because different social media sites get traction and followers at different rates. Is your Facebook and Twitter following the same? Our client had... More »How To Get Your Twitter Followers On To Your Facebook Page

    How To Get Your Twitter Followers On To Your Facebook Page

    Creative Agency Secrets are expert users of social media for marketing and lead generation. In this article we will show you, how to link Facebook to your Twitter account. This is useful because different social media sites get traction and followers at different rates. Is your Facebook and Twitter following the same? Our …

  • Your Customers Are More Than a Stereotype
    Your Customers Are More Than a Stereotype Business 2 Community

    In 2000, data experts conducted the very first study to quantify the amount of original user information created worldwide over the course of a year in “computer terms.” The study showed that over the course of 1999, the world produced 1.5 exabytes of unique data (Forbes). Fast-forward 13 years, and experts determined that, over the... More »Your Customers Are More Than a Stereotype

    Your Customers Are More Than a Stereotype

    In 2000, data experts conducted the very first study to quantify the amount of original user information created worldwide over the course of a year in “computer terms.” The study showed that over the course of 1999, the world produced 1.5 exabytes of unique data (Forbes). Fast-forward 13 years, and experts determined that, …

  • 4 Ways Your Ego is Getting in the Way of Your Job Search
    4 Ways Your Ego is Getting in the Way of Your Job Search Business 2 Community

    Toeing the line between confidence and arrogance is an easy line to cross during your job search. Sure, you might have strong technical skills and experience. You probably have a great network and personal brand, too. And chances are, you probably can find a colleague who can write you a glowing letter of recommendation. But... More »4 Ways Your Ego is Getting in the Way of Your Job Search

    4 Ways Your Ego is Getting in the Way of Your Job Search

    Toeing the line between confidence and arrogance is an easy line to cross during your job search. Sure, you might have strong technical skills and experience. You probably have a great network and personal brand, too. And chances are, you probably can find a colleague who can write you a glowing letter of recommendation. …

  • Is Success Worth Half Your Spleen? Business 2 Community

    This time last year, on the way to edit our film, I was involved in a serious car accident. With a brace around my neck and an excruciating catheter, the doctor removed half my spleen. What I learnt making the film was that learning is a contact sport. Kevin Roberts, the CEO of Saatchi &... More »Is Success Worth Half Your Spleen?

    This time last year, on the way to edit our film, I was involved in a serious car accident. With a brace around my neck and an excruciating catheter, the doctor removed half my spleen. What I learnt making the film was that learning is a contact sport. Kevin Roberts, the CEO of Saatchi &...

  • 25 Tips to Optimize Landing Page Conversions
    25 Tips to Optimize Landing Page Conversions Business 2 Community

      Landing pages hosted directly on your website can generate qualified leads and increase your sales. Optimizing your website landing pages can increase conversions exponentially. More leads for your business equals more ROI for your bottom line. Here are 25 tips you can act on right now to improve your landing page results. Clean and... More »25 Tips to Optimize Landing Page Conversions

    25 Tips to Optimize Landing Page Conversions

      Landing pages hosted directly on your website can generate qualified leads and increase your sales. Optimizing your website landing pages can increase conversions exponentially. More leads for your business equals more ROI for your bottom line. Here are 25 tips you can act on right now to improve your landing page results. …

  • Graphics is Not My Thing: Part 2: Editing
    Graphics is Not My Thing: Part 2: Editing Business 2 Community

    Last time, I shared simple steps on how you can improve taking photos, especially if you have a blog or website centered around product reviews, your family or travel. This week, we’ll tackle basic editing, a must-do step that will help get your photos noticed on Pinterest, Instagram and across social media. Before we start,... More »Graphics is Not My Thing: Part 2: Editing

    Graphics is Not My Thing: Part 2: Editing

    Last time, I shared simple steps on how you can improve taking photos, especially if you have a blog or website centered around product reviews, your family or travel. This week, we’ll tackle basic editing, a must-do step that will help get your photos noticed on Pinterest, Instagram and across social media. Before we  …

  • Why Has Twitter Launched Facebook Like Mobile App Install Advertising Product
    Why Has Twitter Launched Facebook Like Mobile App Install Advertising Product Business 2 Community

    With 241 million monthly users on Twitter, the company is under pressure to show that its young advertising business is deserving of its current market cap of $26.9 billion. Hoping to win the confidence of the advertising business which is inclined towards Facebook, it was said that Twitter is to debut 15 types of new... More »Why Has Twitter Launched Facebook Like Mobile App Install Advertising Product

    Why Has Twitter Launched Facebook Like Mobile App Install Advertising Product

    With 241 million monthly users on Twitter, the company is under pressure to show that its young advertising business is deserving of its current market cap of $26.9 billion. Hoping to win the confidence of the advertising business which is inclined towards Facebook, it was said that Twitter is to debut 15 types of new. …

  • LinkedIn Reaches 300M Registered Users With Major Growth From India And Brazil
    LinkedIn Reaches 300M Registered Users With Major Growth From India And Brazil Business 2 Community

    LinkedIn, the chosen social network for professionals, has announced that it has now more than 300 million users globally. Revealing the milestone on its blog, Deep Nishar shares that more than half of these members come from outside of the U.S., while there are 100 million members in the U.S. In January 2013, LinkedIn said... More »LinkedIn Reaches 300M Registered Users With Major Growth From India And Brazil

    LinkedIn Reaches 300M Registered Users With Major Growth From India And Brazil

    LinkedIn, the chosen social network for professionals, has announced that it has now more than 300 million users globally. Revealing the milestone on its blog, Deep Nishar shares that more than half of these members come from outside of the U.S., while there are 100 million members in the U.S. In January 2013, LinkedIn …

  • The Social Trust Economy: What Is It, What Is Its Currency and How Do We Trade? Business 2 Community

    Social | so·cial [soh-shuhl] adjective Pertaining to, devoted to, or characterized by friendly companionship or relations: a social club. * Trust | trust [truhst] noun Reliance on the integrity, strength, ability, surety, etc., of a person or thing; confidence.* Economy | e·con·o·my [ih-kon-uh-mee] noun The management of the resources of a community, country, area, etc., especially with... More »The Social Trust Economy: What Is It, What Is Its Currency and How Do We Trade?

    Social | so·cial [soh-shuhl] adjective Pertaining to, devoted to, or characterized by friendly companionship or relations: a social club. * Trust | trust [truhst] noun Reliance on the integrity, strength, ability, surety, etc., of a person or thing; confidence.* Economy | e·con·o·my [ih-kon-uh-mee] noun The management of …

  • Fasten Your Seat Belt for the “Battle of the Brands”
    Fasten Your Seat Belt for the “Battle of the Brands” Business 2 Community

    The Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 phased out the Civil Aeronautics Board and its control of pricing and routes in commercial aviation and paved the way for decades of new entrants and consolidation on an unprecedented scale. Now in the U.S. we have three major airlines: American, United and Delta and of course three favorite... More »Fasten Your Seat Belt for the “Battle of the Brands”

    Fasten Your Seat Belt for the “Battle of the Brands”

    The Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 phased out the Civil Aeronautics Board and its control of pricing and routes in commercial aviation and paved the way for decades of new entrants and consolidation on an unprecedented scale. Now in the U.S. we have three major airlines: American, United and Delta and of course three …

 

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