This article originally ran at theDigitalFA. You can visit it here; and be sure to check out the site – it’s full of great ideas on building a digital presence for financial professionals (and the rest of us). What does “using” social media mean to you? When I work with professionals on their social media […]
Should You Really Put Recent College Grads in Charge of Your Social Media?
This article originally ran at theDigitalFA. You can visit it here, and be sure to check out the site – it’s full of great ideas on building a digital presence for financial professionals (and the rest of us). —— Here’s the 21st-century business version: “Give the job to Mikey, he understands this stuff!” “Mikey” in […]
The Most Important Rule for LinkedIn Status Updates
Recently, we’ve seen Linkedin add two powerful functionalities to the the Status Updates. Now you can: Add a photo or file to your status update, in addition to the existing ability to link to an external website. “Tag” the name of one of your connections in your status update, notifying them that you gave them […]
You Should be Sharing Photos in LinkedIn Status Updates! Here’s Why (and How)!
This was a view from my hotel room at a speaking engagement. A little more engaging than posting on LinkedIn “I’m speaking at a conference in Mexico“, right? Many of the professionals I train are resistant to social media (to put it lightly) because they think it’s simply a way for people to waste time. […]
5 LinkedIn Status Updates You Can Post Right Now
How awesome are LinkedIn Status Updates!? The opportunity to speak directly to your network is incredibly powerful, but sadly, still underused. Your LinkedIn network is made up of professionals who have opted-in to you, but if you don’t share anything, they can’t stay informed. They want to know what’s going on in your professional world, […]
3 Ways to Rock Your Second-Half Networking
Ah, July. We’re all sitting on a beach, enjoying the summer. But soon the fall will be here and with it the mad dash to accomplish our 2012 goals. Make it easier on yourself by having your network poised to help you as the weather starts to cool. Here are three ways you can […]
You Aren’t Using the Correct Communication Technology
Over the last century (and decade), there has been an ever-growing number of communication tools available to us. It used to be that the only way to talk to someone was to find them and actually speak to them (or maybe mail them a letter). Now with the rush of new technologies, there’s a virtual buffet […]
9 Ways the Pros Use Their Status Update on LinkedIn
One of the most common features on social networking websites is the status update. Using the status update feature, a user can type in a short message that is broadcast to their entire network, and sometimes even the entire web-surfing world. Facebook’s popularity is based largely on people’s ability to share information through the status update feature, and Twitter […]