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Can Online Networking Be as Successful as In-Person Networking?

Matt Sweetwood | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business
Matt Sweetwood

As the U.S. CEO beBee.com, a new professional social networking site with over 11 million worldwide users (Bees), I give a lot of thought to social me...

Dreams Do Come True, Even for DreamsCloud

DreamsCloud | Posted 11.18.2016 | Business
DreamsCloud

In dreams, people can escape to their past, present or future. They're also allowed to imagine the "unimaginable" but what happens when that dream bec...

Yes You Can! How To Build Your Personal Brand Muscle

Stacey Cohen | Posted 10.26.2016 | Business
Stacey Cohen

If you're thinking about creating a personal brand, there are a few key factors to keep in mind. Perhaps most importantly of all is to realize that th...

Finally! LinkedIn University and Company Pages Merge

Jason Boucher | Posted 09.14.2016 | Technology
Jason Boucher

LinkedIn has listened to us. They're streamlining the experience and merging University and Company Pages, making it easier to reach all your followers at once. The merger includes real-time analytics, curating comments, and all marketing tools you were used to with LinkedIn Company Pages, including the ability to sponsor content and integrating LinkedIn into your digital marketing strategy.

Why Colombia's peace deal might depend on a social network

Apolitical | Posted 09.08.2016 | Impact
Apolitical

In June, Colombia's federation of municipal ombudsmen (FENALPER) launched Recon, a site that brings together hundreds of grass roots projects trying t...

Top 600 People Who Want To Help Fund Your Business

Jennifer Love | Posted 11.14.2016 | Business
Jennifer Love

Today more than ever, your own network is the key to successfully funding your business. You may be reading that statement and think, "Well, what do...

3 Leadership Qualities You Need In Your Tool Belt Right Now

Molly Reynolds | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Molly Reynolds

Any successful leader will tell you, it's not easy at the top - and, well, it's not all fun and games on the way up either! Many leading entrepreneurs start out with little or no financial backing and even less moral support.

Why Your Personal Trainer Will Not Change Your Life

Caitlyn Corradino | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Caitlyn Corradino

As a fitness instructor, I am concerned by how our jobs are portrayed on social media. Over-produced workout tutorials, super-polished before and after photos, and ever-present ads for expensive active wear have added a bunch of unnecessary glamor to working out.

Facebook 2.0 The Era of the Unfriend Button

Saul Juan Antonio Cuautle | Posted 06.15.2016 | Technology
Saul Juan Antonio Cuautle

Facebook users are fucked. Since pretty much every human in the modern world uses Facebook, we're all fucked. For those of us that have been on Faceb...

#FredinChina: Contrasting opinions about the racist ad in China

Fred Raillard | Posted 06.08.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in Paris, Sh...

#FredinChina: Two police scandals revealed on social networks shake China

Fred Raillard | Posted 05.31.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in Paris, Sh...

#FredinChina: A producer uses live stream to boost Chinese Pride over US movies

Fred Raillard | Posted 05.24.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in Paris, Sh...

Networking Tips That Can Improve Your Media Relations Efforts

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 05.20.2016 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

When it comes to finding success with media relations, one of the best things that you can do is to have a strong network of contacts to rely on whene...

5 Social Media Don'ts

Dinorah Nieves | Posted 05.16.2016 | Technology
Dinorah Nieves

There are over 7 billion people walking the earth and almost half of them are internet users. Among Americans alone, research shows that 65% of adults...

#FredinChina: Durex launches the weirdest PR event ever

Fred Raillard | Posted 05.03.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in Paris, Sh...

The LinkedIn Groups Have Become Ghost Towns

JD Gershbein | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business
JD Gershbein

As the site has evolved, the LinkedIn groups seem to have lost their luster, almost as if they have been forgotten. Many have dried up altogether.

Power Facebook Tips to Help Job Seekers to Become More Attractive to Potential Employers

Matt Sweetwood | Posted 03.01.2016 | Business
Matt Sweetwood

If you are not using your personal Facebook as a tool to build awareness for yourself in the job market, you are missing out on a very powerful and fr...

Young & Entrepreneurial: Harvard Student Drops Out To Pursue Social Network for Research

David Ongchoco | Posted 02.21.2016 | Business
David Ongchoco

This article is part of the Young & Entrepreneurial series that features young startup founders and entrepreneurs. You can see past features here. To ...

The Future of Twitter? Statistics Show 2016 Death

David Giannetto | Posted 02.15.2016 | Business
David Giannetto

Right now everyone is hoping Jack Dorsey's "innovator intuition" will revitalize Twitter just because Steve Jobs did it at Apple. But set aside hope and let's look at some cold, hard facts to see if Twitter can survive.

#FredinChina: Alibaba Wins the Chinese New Year

Fred Raillard | Posted 02.23.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

This week Alibaba, the Chinese giant e-commerce company, is the brand which has been the most talked about in China. A few years ago Alibaba launched a big e-commerce festival on the 11th of November called 11.11, which is the Chinese equivalent to Black Friday in the US.

Twitter is Trapped Not By 140 Characters But By Its Own Success

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 01.30.2016 | Business
Bhaskar Chakravorti

Twitter is in a state of crisis. The stock has tanked since co-founder Jack Dorsey returned as chief executive. Four of 10 top executives just left. With takeover rumors swirling Dorsey must think outside the box and reinvent the one-time darling of social media.

Social Sharing Apps That Will Change Your Life

Sherry Gray | Posted 01.27.2016 | Technology
Sherry Gray

It's not just cat videos anymore. Social sharing has created a whole new economy, and the possibilities are wide open. The sharing economy is huge, a...

Deconstructing LinkedIn

JD Gershbein | Posted 12.31.2015 | Business
JD Gershbein

Dubbed as "the largest professional network in the world," and rightfully so, LinkedIn is an ever-expanding, interactive social medium that serves its constituents in a variety of ways.

The High Cost of Casual Coffee Meetings

Ann marie Houghtailing | Posted 12.10.2016 | Business
Ann marie Houghtailing

Somebody along the way probably told you that going to coffee with people is an inexpensive business development activity. They lied to you or perhaps...

In the Face of Financial Odds, Millennials Lean Into Their Network

Yee Lee | Posted 11.23.2016 | Technology
Yee Lee

It is well known millennials are great at leveraging their personal networks for financial matters from finding a job to finding an apartment. Do not be surprised to see this generation apply this same attitude of open-sharing across other financial services as well.