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.
A lot has changed since The Dating Game first aired back in 1965. Today, people have taken to the Internet to find their ideal date or mate.
I've been suggesting for some time now that nonprofits spend more time on social media. One way to do that is to make sure you're sharing what you're up to on Facebook and Twitter, and another way to do that is by targeting your content to your audiences with Facebook's advertising.
I can count on my hand the number of times I've lost a finger. (twice) I can count on all the books that Kylie Jenner has ever read the number of times LinkedIn has been of use to someone looking for career advancement. (zero)
Lately I've been browsing through more blogs than usual written in an authoritative tone stating "the etiquette for social media," as if such authors are somehow experts on how everyone else should or should not portray themselves online.
To really hide online, you need to do it in plain sight. That means you will have to create an entire fake online persona -- on Facebook. Google, Twitter, even LinkedIn -- using this identity. Do not link any of those accounts to your actual identity or your real email address.
I've spoken to literally thousands of women about intentional networking and always ask "How many of you have gotten a job, promotion, or large piece of business from a connection in your network?"
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To truly communicate with your audience using social media, you need to listen, think (evaluate), then respond. If it's a question about your business, products, or service from a customer on your social media channel, make sure you're listening to what they are really asking and respond accordingly.
I built a Chrome extension that found thousands of Venmo users PUBLICLY revealing their failed dates, late night food runs, losing poker streaks, and more. After a few uses of Venmo, I noticed that the app was giving me the option to share transactions (minus the amount) publicly on my Venmo newsfeed.
In talking with folks, I have heard everything from the frustrated "I just don't get it" to some variation of the awkward, "Oh isn't that the one you send naked pictures to strangers?" Yes, yes it is. I am, in fact encouraging you to start sending nudies to random people on the street.
Keeping your dreams alive is the one job from which you will never be rejected, fired, or laid off. Just because you don't get your dream job right after graduation doesn't mean it's impossible.
When I first thought about the idea of going to a charity event in Midtown Manhattan, there were three terms that came to my mind "stuffy, boring and uneventful."
Abuse is killing the social web. And hence, it isn't peripheral to Internet business models -- it's central. Twitter could have been a town square. But now it's more like a drunken, heaving mosh pit. We dreamed that we created a revolution. But we did not heed the great lesson of revolution.
Parents need to stop pushing their children to compete and outperform others. Life is not all about being the best or the most popular. Children are taught the paradigms of achievement and success, and their minds are constantly burdened by the need to live up to their parents' expectations.
Startup hubs are popping up like mushrooms across the world, each with its own culture, competitive advantages and opportunities for creating unique businesses. What might these hubs learn from each other to dial up their performance?