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Blogs containing the tag 'LinkedIn'

LinkedIn is a popluar business networking social platform. The following blogs will help you understand the network and how you can use it in your online marketing plan. 

From Mashable - 5 Fresh Ideas for Social Media Marketers

Social media may be for narcissists, but it's also proving to be a business utility. Retailers are shifting their marketing dollars such that social media budgets are swelling, and creative contests are popping up all over the web. In case you haven't noticed, social media marketing is big business.

Should you find yourself in a social media marketing lull, we think you can take inspiration from these five innovative ... Continue Reading

From Mashable - LinkedIn Vs. Facebook: Who Profiles Better?

In another move to increase personalized value by mimicking Facebook, LinkedIn has added a few new features to its homepage. LinkedIn has been tweaking its homepage for months now, and most of the updates have been very similar to what we see on Facebook. I'm sure it's common knowledge by now, but everybody is taking cues from Facebook.

This week seems particularly ripe for profile updates, however, with FacebookContinue Reading

From Examiner - LinkedIn groups - are you building relationships for job networking?

By now, many people have had some exposure to social media, and are aware of some of the more popular sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. It's probably safe to say that many professionals, especially job seekers or those in career transition have used LinkedIn to some extent. With the rash of layoffs that began at the end of last year, one beneficiary was job networking site LinkedIn. LinkedIn saw a huge increase in visitors, as posted in the TechCrunch article on February ... Continue Reading

From Mashable - How to Develop a Social Media Plan for Your Business in 5 Steps

Social media can be an incredible tool for your business, providing you with more customer insight, direct communication channels and the ability to measure the effectiveness of these conversations very closely.

But as the proliferation of social media platforms grow, participating can turn into little more than a giant time suck without some sort of structure behind it. With that in mind, we've put together a ... Continue Reading

From Mashable - HOW TO: Build Your Company's Profile on LinkedIn

This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.

LinkedIn, through its networking, question and answer, and application features (which I recently wrote about on OPEN) is already a powerful tool for maintaining and establishing relationships in the ... Continue Reading