LinkedIn Continues Its Mobile Transition With Expanded Search On iPhone & Android

Following LinkedIn’s overhaul of its mobile applications in April, the company today rolled out another major upgrade for its service on mobile, which now allows users to do more than search for other people – it also lets you search for Companies, Groups, and Jobs, too. These additional search options […]


3 Business Reasons to Upgrade to LinkedIn Premium

By Melonie DodaroPublished July 2, 2013 Do you have a free LinkedIn account? Are you wondering if you should upgrade to a paid account? LinkedIn is known for providing an amazing connection and networking service, with many of its best and most useful tools available for free. So why should […]


How to Choose the Right Type of Facebook Contest

By Emeric ErnoultPublished July 1, 2013 Are you thinking of launching a Facebook contest or giveaway? Is your goal focused on recruiting new fans? Collecting qualified emails? Engaging your existing fan base? How can you be sure the type of contest you choose fits your Page and your goals? Choosing […]


LinkedIn Adds New Features: This Week in Social Media

By Cindy KingPublished June 29, 2013 Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention. What’s New This Week? LinkedIn Adds New Features on Homepage : […]


Being Useful: New Marketing Techniques That Work

By Michael StelznerPublished June 28, 2013 Are you wondering how your business can be more useful? Do you provide youtility? To learn about youtility and a new way of thinking when it comes to marketing, I interview Jay Baer for this episode of the Social Media Marketing podcast. More About […]


How to Drive More Facebook Traffic to Your Website

By Jon LoomerPublished June 27, 2013 Are you using Facebook ads to drive traffic to your website? Did you know that when people share your website content on Facebook, you can turn that shared content into a Facebook ad? You can do that with Domain Sponsored Stories. Domain Sponsored Stories […]


LinkedIn Gets A Little More Watchful, Now Tells You Who's Viewed Your Updates, And Where You've Been Looking

LinkedIn, the social network used by people for job hunting and making other business connections, is adding two more enhancements to its homepage that highlight one of its creepier, but occasionally useful, elements: how it tracks what people visit on the site and then reports on that activity. From today, […]


How to Setup a Social Media Business Strategy

By Heidi CohenPublished June 26, 2013 Does your business have a social media strategy? According to research conducted by Constant Contact, over 50% of small businesses need help with social media. While many businesses have a social media presence, many are not engaging on those platforms and thus not meeting […]

By Debbie Hemley Published June 25, 2013   Are you looking for ways to strengthen the impact of the content you create? It isn’t always easy to generate the buzz you’re looking for. Knowing what to publish, when and where can greatly increase the visibility and reach of your content. In […]


How to Use Google+ to Expand Your Business Influence

By Kristi HinesPublished June 24, 2013 Are you looking to tap into the power of Google+? Is your business leveraging all that Google+ has to offer? Have you created a personal profile or business page on Google+, but want more influence? Why Google+? According to GlobalWebIndex, Google+ now has 359 […]


Instagram Videos: This Week in Social Media

By Cindy KingPublished June 22, 2013 Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention. What’s New This Week? Video Now on Instagram: Instagram users now […]


Mobilizing Your Website: What You Need to Know

By Michael StelznerPublished June 21, 2013 Is your website or blog mobile-ready? Are you wondering how to optimize it for mobile users? To learn about the opportunities available in the mobile marketing world, I interview Greg Hickman for this episode of the Social Media Marketing podcast. More About This Show […]


3 Tools to Help You Discover and Share Great Content

By Ian ClearyPublished June 20, 2013 Are you looking for better ways to find new and interesting content to share? Is finding time to read and share interesting content a battle? In this article, I outline 3 tools to help you find and share great content while saving you valuable […]


LinkedIn Outage Due To Possible DNS Hijacking

LinkedIn confirmed via Twitter that its site suffered an outage due to “a DNS issue.” According to Downrightnow.com, LinkedIn’s service outage began around 6PM PST yesterday and is still continuing, though service has gradually resumed for some users. Shortly after the outage began, App.net co-founder Bryan Berg wrote on his […]


Proof That Podcasting Will Benefit Your Business

By Louise JuligPublished June 19, 2013 Pat Flynn of The Smart Passive Income Blog has parlayed his everyday-guy persona into a six-figure income supported heavily by podcasting. “I’ve been able to make a much deeper connection with my audience,” Flynn said. “When I go to conferences, the first thing people […]


4 Easy Steps to Implement a Facebook Marketing Strategy

By Andrea VahlPublished June 18, 2013 Do you have a Facebook marketing strategy? Is your Facebook marketing is working? If you don’t have a strategy with goals in place for your Facebook Page, you won’t know if you are getting a return on your social media efforts! Your Facebook marketing […]


Research Shows Blogging a Top Focus for Marketers

By Patricia RedsickerPublished June 17, 2013 Do you ever wonder what tactics, tools and strategies other social media marketers are using? Regardless of how long you’ve been involved in social media, chances are you have some questions that you’d like answered. Questions such as, “What are the best social management […]