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Doing the Marketing You Need on a Small Budget

Ira Kalb | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

If you are in business, you have to do marketing to be successful. What if you don't have, or want to spend, the money? No problem. Marketers can do g...

Who Would BEE The Winner In The Microsoft Buyout Of LinkedIn?

Matt Sweetwood | Posted 07.08.2016 | Business
Matt Sweetwood

Microsoft Corp., the U.S's 25th largest company ($93B revenue), has agreed to buy LinkedIn Corp for a whopping $26.2 billion dollars. This combines th...

The 6 Kinds Of LinkedIn Users We Can All Do Without

Amy Arndt | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Amy Arndt

In the wake of the recent $26.2 billion acquisition by Microsoft, there is a lot of discussion happening about the future of LinkedIn. It's risky. It'...

In The Wake Of The Deal: Microsoft Acquires LinkedIn

JD Gershbein | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
JD Gershbein

The purchase of LinkedIn by Microsoft is a watershed moment in the business of tech, an event giving rise to a kaleidoscope of possibilities that make the imagination race. How could it not?

LinkedIn + Microsoft = Opportunity

Daniel Burrus | Posted 06.30.2016 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Microsoft recently hit the headlines after revealing a $26 billion agreement to buy LinkedIn. In a digital age when most people obtain their social up...

Why Are Today's Most Engaged Professionals Hiding From LinkedIn?

Christine Michel Carter | Posted 06.29.2016 | Business
Christine Michel Carter

Embrace, showcase and leverage your diversity via the professional social platform. Merge it with your formal education and enlightened organizations will cherish you, because they understand diversity breeds innovation. And innovation... breeds success.

Author Websites, Blog Tours And Reader Demographics: Fauzia Burke Gives The Skinny On Online Marketing For Authors

David Henry Sterry | Posted 06.29.2016 | Books
David Henry Sterry

Understanding your readers is crucial because it will help you devise the best online strategy for you. Online marketing is customized and personalized. It is essential for you to know your audience so you can serve them best.

45 Experts Share Their Biggest Linkedin Marketing Strategy

Zak Mustapha | Posted 06.29.2016 | Business
Zak Mustapha

Job candidates. Industry experts. The "World's Largest Professional Network." An opportunity to generate leads? When you think of LinkedIn...

3 Women-led Startups That Are Changing Their Industries

Craig Newmark | Posted 06.24.2016 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Note: I want to make sure that people realize that my women in tech initiative is the creative product of Allyson Kapin and Justyn Hintze from Women W...

How Microsoft Just Made Your Personal Brand A Priority

Tracy Darchini | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Tracy Darchini

Microsoft acquired LinkedIn for $26.2 billion last week. For the 400 million people on LinkedIn, the deal will make it more imperative than ever for pros to proactively manage their professional reputations online as the integration between LinkedIn data and Office software evolves.

What Do Technology and Education Sadly Have In Common?

David Sable | Posted 06.20.2016 | Business
David Sable

"Students using laptops and tablets in class perform worse in exams" So wrote The Telegraph in a feature article in May of this year. Last week I wr...

SIRUM, bluDiagnostics, and Blendoor Win the Women Startup Challenge at LinkedIn

Craig Newmark | Posted 06.16.2016 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Hey, the Women Startup Challenge took place last night, and was a real game-changer. 10 women-led startups pitched, and were all the real deal. Each...

(VIDEO) Microsoft Buys LinkedIn - Our Chat with CEO Jeff Weiner on the "Definitive Professional Publishing Platform"

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.15.2016 | Business
Andy Plesser

Nearly a year ago in Cannes, we sat down with LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner for this wide-ranging conversation about the evolving role of LinkedIn as a per...

Microsoft Buys LinkedIn For $26 Billion In The Battle For Digital Talent Platforms

Professor Mark Skilton | Posted 06.15.2016 | Business
Professor Mark Skilton

The long-held rumors of LinkedIN not being able to develop its own new growth commercial strategies with its net income falling in 2015 falling again year on year from 2011 have finally come home with the Microsoft acquisition of $26 billion in cash.

Microsoft/LinkedIn Discard Privacy in Remarkable Merger

Mark Weinstein | Posted 06.14.2016 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

The announcement that Microsoft is acquiring LinkedIn makes good business sense for Microsoft. This gives Microsoft direct access to hundreds of milli...

Microsoft's Acquisition of LinkedIn Makes Perfect Sense - Here's Why

Quora | Posted 06.13.2016 | Technology

Why is Microsoft acquiring LinkedIn? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people wi...

Microsoft To Buy LinkedIn For $26.2B

Reuters | Peter Finocchiaro | Posted 06.13.2016 | Business

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp agreed to buy LinkedIn Corp for $26.2 billion in cash, the companies said in a statement on Monday. The offer of $196 per...

LinkedIn for Veterans: 6 Tips for a Better Profile

Jamison Vann | Posted 06.01.2016 | Business
Jamison Vann

Did you know that 94% of recruiters use social media to find candidates for positions these days? This fact alone should make you want to think seriously about creating or updating your profile so that you're putting your best foot forward.

My 12 Week Online Visibility Experiment.

Stephanie Fiteni | Posted 06.01.2016 | Business
Stephanie Fiteni

As a digital strategist and Online Visbility Coach I often get asked questions about what works online. Sometimes I have no answer; and this frustrate...

Ex-MySpace, Tumblr Users Should Change Their Passwords Now

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.31.2016 | Technology

Your old social media accounts are back to haunt you. Email addresses and passwords for MySpace accounts created before June 11, 2013, have been "made...

5 Tips to Stand Out in a Crowded Job Market

Matt Sweetwood | Posted 05.27.2016 | Business
Matt Sweetwood

Let's say you are applying for a new job. You have a professional resume, a complete LinkedIn profile, letters of recommendation and you have lots of experience for the position you are applying to.

Why Content and Connections Matter on LinkedIn

Catriona Pollard | Posted 05.25.2016 | Business
Catriona Pollard

I regularly do training on LinkedIn and have spoken to many groups on how to use LinkedIn. Two things that I notice are constantly coming up are quest...

More Evidence That An Apple Car Is Coming

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 05.25.2016 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc is investigating how to charge electric cars, talking to charging station companies and hiring engineers with expe...

LinkedIn Users Might Want To Change All Of Their Passwords ASAP

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.20.2016 | Technology

A 2012 LinkedIn hack was much bigger than previously expected, with well over 100 million people potentially at risk, the professional networking site...

You Are What You Post Online

Brian Wagner | Posted 05.20.2016 | Technology
Brian Wagner

On Thursday, James Clapper, the Director of National Intelligence, signed a new policy that will allow government investigators to review a person's p...