How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World

How Social Franchising Is Bringing Jobs to the Developing World

The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic en…

  • 7 Tips to Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself on a Video Shoot
    7 Tips to Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself on a Video Shoot Business 2 Community

    Video production is complicated – that’s a fact. And if you don’t check yourself, rest assured that you’re most definitely going to wreck yourself (and your resulting video). But the above truth isn’t meant to intimidate, especially if you’re new to the craft. With the right technical know-how and sufficient practice, you can create compelling... More »7 Tips to Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself on a Video Shoot

    7 Tips to Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself on a Video Shoot

    Video production is complicated – that’s a fact. And if you don’t check yourself, rest assured that you’re most definitely going to wreck yourself (and your resulting video). But the above truth isn’t meant to intimidate, especially if you’re new to the craft. With the right technical know-how and sufficient practice, you …

  • Keys to Being Social: Grammar
    Keys to Being Social: Grammar Business 2 Community

    I cannot even tell you how many blog posts I’ve come across over the years whose first paragraphs had so severely injured my eyes that I could not continue reading. I’ve offered to proofread people’s posts and instead of thanking me for the free help, they’re offended. Guess what? You’re standing in the middle of... More »Keys to Being Social: Grammar

    Keys to Being Social: Grammar

    I cannot even tell you how many blog posts I’ve come across over the years whose first paragraphs had so severely injured my eyes that I could not continue reading. I’ve offered to proofread people’s posts and instead of thanking me for the free help, they’re offended. Guess what? You’re standing in the middle of...

  • Four Simple Tips for Better Sales Coaching
    Four Simple Tips for Better Sales Coaching Business 2 Community

    Looking for practical advice on how to do more and better sales coaching? Here are four tips to get you started. 1. Stop doing e-mail first thing in the morning. Instead, coach somebody. You know what happens when you check your e-mail. There’s some “hair-on-fire” issue waiting in your in-box that demands your immediate attention.... More »Four Simple Tips for Better Sales Coaching

    Four Simple Tips for Better Sales Coaching

    Looking for practical advice on how to do more and better sales coaching? Here are four tips to get you started. 1. Stop doing e-mail first thing in the morning. Instead, coach somebody. You know what happens when you check your e-mail. There’s some “hair-on-fire” issue waiting in your in-box that demands your immediate …

  • Risky Business: Online Comments & Social Media Interactions Impact
    Risky Business: Online Comments & Social Media Interactions Impact Business 2 Community

    When Facebook officially turned 10 earlier this year, the company took the opportunity to reiterate what founder Mark Zuckerburg has long espoused as Facebook’s mission: “to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected.” Social media and all Web 2.0 platforms have undeniably enhanced and multiplied our opportunity to... More »Risky Business: Online Comments & Social Media Interactions Impact

    Risky Business: Online Comments & Social Media Interactions Impact

    When Facebook officially turned 10 earlier this year, the company took the opportunity to reiterate what founder Mark Zuckerburg has long espoused as Facebook’s mission: “to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected.” Social media and all Web 2.0 platforms have undeniably enhanced and multiplied …

  • Collaborative Social Storytelling: The UN Foundation Builds Global Movements
    Collaborative Social Storytelling: The UN Foundation Builds Global Movements Business 2 Community

    Under the leadership of Aaron Sherinian, VP of Communications & Public Relations at the UN Foundation and We First ’13 speaker, the UN Foundation has become known for its deep understanding of social storytelling and cross-industry collaboration. Here are four lessons from Aaron on how to inspire people around the globe to actively support your... More »Collaborative Social Storytelling: The UN Foundation Builds Global Movements

    Collaborative Social Storytelling: The UN Foundation Builds Global Movements

    Under the leadership of Aaron Sherinian, VP of Communications & Public Relations at the UN Foundation and We First ’13 speaker, the UN Foundation has become known for its deep understanding of social storytelling and cross-industry collaboration. Here are four lessons from Aaron on how to inspire people around the globe …

  • Effective Training Visuals—Abstract to Concrete
    Effective Training Visuals—Abstract to Concrete Business 2 Community

    We’re back with the fourth in a series of blog posts written to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering how well their visuals add to the effectiveness of the training. The first in the series was about organizing elements within a visual to ease perception; the second was about directing the eyes of the... More »Effective Training Visuals—Abstract to Concrete

    Effective Training Visuals—Abstract to Concrete

    We’re back with the fourth in a series of blog posts written to help you evaluate elearning courses by considering how well their visuals add to the effectiveness of the training. The first in the series was about organizing elements within a visual to ease perception; the second was about directing the eyes of the...

  • From “Support” to “Success,” Why We’re Going All-in on Customer Success
    From “Support” to “Success,” Why We’re Going All-in on Customer Success Business 2 Community

    When we see things that can be improved here at Piqora we take swift action to improve it. The brands we serve and the social networks we support move fast, so we do too. One of the most obvious and impactful recent changes is increasing our Customer Success team by 500% over the last three... More »From “Support” to “Success,” Why We’re Going All-in on Customer Success

    From “Support” to “Success,” Why We’re Going All-in on Customer Success

    When we see things that can be improved here at Piqora we take swift action to improve it. The brands we serve and the social networks we support move fast, so we do too. One of the most obvious and impactful recent changes is increasing our Customer Success team by 500% over the last three...

  • What Does a Cold and Heartless Narrative Look Like in the Business World?
    What Does a Cold and Heartless Narrative Look Like in the Business World? Business 2 Community

    Such storytelling isn’t easy to find. When organizations and consultants go through branding exercises and come to be part of associating words with their brands, they rarely highlight “cold” or “heartless” (suppose someone selling ice fishing equipment might go for “cold.”). After scouring the Web I finally found one. Meet Nick Murray, a self-professed “premier... More »What Does a Cold and Heartless Narrative Look Like in the Business World?

    What Does a Cold and Heartless Narrative Look Like in the Business World?

    Such storytelling isn’t easy to find. When organizations and consultants go through branding exercises and come to be part of associating words with their brands, they rarely highlight “cold” or “heartless” (suppose someone selling ice fishing equipment might go for “cold.”). After scouring the Web I finally found one. …

  • Personal Brands: Delivering on the Brand Promise
    Personal Brands: Delivering on the Brand Promise Business 2 Community

    Being on the other end of the phone when dealing with customer service representatives, is either a curse or a blessing. It’s a coin toss. One that quickly became a curse when I had to speak to a Wacom customer service rep. Many large company brands are striving hard for that “human engagement”. It’s evident... More »Personal Brands: Delivering on the Brand Promise

    Personal Brands: Delivering on the Brand Promise

    Being on the other end of the phone when dealing with customer service representatives, is either a curse or a blessing. It’s a coin toss. One that quickly became a curse when I had to speak to a Wacom customer service rep. Many large company brands are striving hard for that “human engagement”. It’s evident...

  • 3 Social Media Time-Saving Tips for Business Owners
    3 Social Media Time-Saving Tips for Business Owners Business 2 Community

    “Time is money!” It’s a saying that you’ve probably heard over and over again, but have you ever actually thought about the meaning behind it? Constant Contact conducted a survey where we asked small business owners how much an hour of their day is worth, and it turned out to be a whopping $273! The... More »3 Social Media Time-Saving Tips for Business Owners

    3 Social Media Time-Saving Tips for Business Owners

    “Time is money!” It’s a saying that you’ve probably heard over and over again, but have you ever actually thought about the meaning behind it? Constant Contact conducted a survey where we asked small business owners how much an hour of their day is worth, and it turned out to be a whopping $273! The...

  • Mobile Means Business!
    Mobile Means Business! Business 2 Community

    Fact: The fastest growing segment in marketing is Mobile. If businesses what to be relevant they need to take a serious look at “mobilizing” and develop a well-defined mobile strategy… or they could be at a real competitive disadvantage! Remember, businesses are competing for eyeballs and need to be where our on-the-go society is, namely on... More »Mobile Means Business!

    Mobile Means Business!

    Fact: The fastest growing segment in marketing is Mobile. If businesses what to be relevant they need to take a serious look at “mobilizing” and develop a well-defined mobile strategy… or they could be at a real competitive disadvantage! Remember, businesses are competing for eyeballs and need to be where our on-the-go …

  • Inside Sales: 3 Ways It Can Work for You Business 2 Community

    Inside sales is becoming a popular sales model for many companies today. Ken Krogue of Inside Sales.com defines inside sales as “remote sales,” most lately called “virtual sales,” or professional sales done remotely. Where Outside Sales or traditional Field Sales is done face-to-face. To take it a step further, inside sales can be comprised of:... More »Inside Sales: 3 Ways It Can Work for You

    Inside sales is becoming a popular sales model for many companies today. Ken Krogue of Inside Sales.com defines inside sales as “remote sales,” most lately called “virtual sales,” or professional sales done remotely. Where Outside Sales or traditional Field Sales is done face-to-face. To take it a step further, inside sales …

  • Preventing Catastrophic Data Loss at Your Company
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    If you’ve relegated the task of data backup to the farthest corners of your IT department and put the matter to rest, you might want to rethink that decision—especially in light of the fact that data breaches are getting bigger and more serious. A big data loss at your company can have catastrophic results. Target... More »Preventing Catastrophic Data Loss at Your Company

    Preventing Catastrophic Data Loss at Your Company

    If you’ve relegated the task of data backup to the farthest corners of your IT department and put the matter to rest, you might want to rethink that decision—especially in light of the fact that data breaches are getting bigger and more serious. A big data loss at your company can have catastrophic results. Target...

  • Why Should You Outsource Your Mobile App Development?
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    You know what you need and you have an inhouse team of mobile app developers. On your mark… set…go with the development! Only if it were that easy! Nevertheless, most of the early adopters of mobile apps took that route marking the first phase of mobile app revolution in enterprises. Welcome to enterprise mobility 2.0... More »Why Should You Outsource Your Mobile App Development?

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    You know what you need and you have an inhouse team of mobile app developers. On your mark… set…go with the development! Only if it were that easy! Nevertheless, most of the early adopters of mobile apps took that route marking the first phase of mobile app revolution in enterprises. Welcome to enterprise mobility 2.0. …

 

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