ASMALLWORLD Forgot Username / Password? Interested in Membership? » Autumn's Coming: Events to Banish post-Summer Blues by Editorial Staff Crowdsourcing Information Woot! You've verified your email address! Thanks for taking the time to signup and verify that you are indeed a real live human. Now that you are a member of InfoBarrel you have access to contribute in our tight knit community. Set Up Your Account 5 Contact Apps to Boost Your Network Out of all of the features on your average smart phone, the standard, run-of-the-mill Contacts app is one that induces a fair amount of ambivalence. Sure, it’s a fine bin to stash the numbers and email addresses of your family, friends and acquaintances, but it’s got an exceptional ability to be, across the board, completely and totally unexceptional. The blase nature of the traditional contacts app can be taken or just as easily left in a folder for minimal use. But, perhaps most importantly, what the traditional contact managers actually show is the relatively little change its made in the process from analog to digital. In a lot of ways, a contact manager can incorporate new, innovative services to not only help users take a smarter approach to meeting new people but also transmit readily available information from social media profiles directly into that contact profile.
7 ways to fuel fandom on Facebook Four years ago, official brand pages on Facebook were quite rare. Today, not only are most major brands on Facebook, but their total fan numbers have skyrocketed. In fact, top brands now manage communities that reach upwards of 20 million members (also, the population of Australia).
Evernote - Hello Remember people When you meet someone, you can enter their information manually, scan their business card, or instantly connect to a group of people using the Hello Connect feature Make meetings memorable How to build a Facebook community Here are 14 ‘levers’ you need to be pulling Like any social tool, Facebook needs to be worked in order to achieve specific marketing, event or fundraising goals. Yes, you need to have a an effective Facebook Page where fans can easily interact (see “11 Quick Tips to Enhance Your Facebook Fan Page” by @franswaa). And yes, you need to have compelling content.
[Infographic] The Ultimate Checklist for App A/B Testing Here's something no one ever tells you: Once you're out of school, testing is actually fun. Web marketers discovered that with the introduction of A/B testing, a tool that for years now has changed the way we optimize our websites. So why aren't you doing the same for your mobile or web app? We've pulled together everything you need to know about app A/B testing in a handy checklist to use as you start out testing on mobile. Download as a PDF
How to network: 5 methods by top experts They say networking is vital but nobody explains how to network How to network is the real question. But first, in case you’re a doubter, some quick proof that networking is essential: Research shows networking is essential to staying employed, salary growth and job satisfaction.It makes you more likely to get a job.
How to Create a High Converting Facebook Fan Page Everyone is always talking about the ROI of social media and how can you convert a Facebook fan into a sales qualified lead. I have seen many great looking Fan pages on Facebook, but much like early websites, these pages are designed more for image and less for lead conversion. That is, however, until I came across the Facebook page of ViperChill. Not only does Glen at ViperChill get it, he shares just how to create the page complete with free templates. Taking Your Facebook Fan Page to a Higher Level By now, you are probably well aware of the Static FBML app, which allows you to show whatever you want on your fan page instead of the usual status updates.
Top 100 HR Influencers To Follow on Twitter We at WittyParrot have compiled a list of 100 Human Resources and Recruiting Leaders to follow on Twitter in 2014 and 2015. The criteria for compiling this list includes but not limited to: Presence on TwitterRegularity of tweetsTwitter follower countPopularity of written work; blog posts, books, eBooks etc. The goal for us was to create a list of people from whom you can learn and grow. Each of these 100 HR Leaders regularly tweet and / or host webinars and events around hot recruiting and talent acquisition topics that you need to know about to engage and source the right talent. 18 Easy Conversation Starters For Networking Events I think one of the hardest things about networking events is just getting a conversation going with someone – without being awkward about it. Related: 10 Tips For People Who Hate Networking Approaching someone new can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. So, what are some natural and easy ways to break the ice? Here are some tips and tricks: Go Fishing At The Food Table