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LinkedIn Tips: 7 Things You're Doing Wrong

LinkedIn Tips: 7 Things You're Doing Wrong
Today, LinkedIn is the No. 1 social media platform for professionals. Estimates of professional participation in LinkedIn are as high as 83%. But when I talked to one of my friends--social media expert Alexandra Gibson from OttoPilot Media--she told me that she sees too many professionals making a lot of mistakes. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Related:  Networking

Onderzoek: generatie Z actief op social media, maar verkiezen echte relaties We noemen ze generatie Z, overigens benieuwd welke letter de volgende generatie krijgt, de tieners die nu opgroeien. Ze weten niet beter dan dat Internet op smartphones 24/7 beschikbaar is; ze gebruiken Twitter zoals ‘wij’ (kuck kuch) vroeger MSN gebruikten. Ze zijn kennen geen encyclopedie, maar wel Wikipedia en Google. Kortom, de generatie 13-17 die nu op de middelbare school zit. Recent onderzoek in de VS laat zien hoe ze onderlinge relaties onderhouden, onder andere via social media, maar criticasters kunnen gerust zijn. Echte ontmoetingen blijven het populairst. Het onderzoek werd uitgevoerd door Common Sense Media die 1.000 jongeren in de leeftijdsklasse interviewden over heel Amerika. Deze generatie die is opgegroeid met Facebook blijkt voor 27% ook gebruiker van twitter: Van alle geïnterviewden bezoekt 51% dagelijks een social media site, dat wordt alleen overtroffen door sms: Toch eindigt het rapport kritisch: Het hele rapport kun je hieronder lezen.

offers more free online classes for the world By Jamie Beckett L.A. Cicero Computer science Professor John Mitchell will chair a multidisciplinary faculty committee on educational technology. Stanford University is introducing five free online classes this month, following a successful pilot last fall that drew more than 350,000 participants around the world. The online classes are part of a university initiative to creatively use new technology to improve education both on campus and off. "Stanford has been a pioneer in online education for many years, and we are pleased to continue expanding and refining our online offerings to benefit both our own students and students around the world," said Stanford University Provost John Etchemendy. Three classes will launch on March 12 – Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Natural Language Processing and Cryptography. Demand has been strong; total enrollment in the five new classes is nearly 335,000. Interactive courses For Stanford students, online content supplements the classroom experience.

10 Ways to Use Social Media to Get a Job inShare637 Traditionally it was employers who had to make themselves visible when looking to fill vacancies – posting adverts in the press, then choosing a pool of candidates from a veritable tsunami of applicants. But not any more. There's mounting evidence that personnel specialists are now scouring social media sites and job boards for potential employees. If you're wondering how to draw attention to yourself in the right way on social-media sites, help is at hand. 10 expert tips on using social media to get the job you want: Step 1: Set up multiple accounts The first rule of successful professional networking is to keep business and pleasure strictly separate. FRIENDFEED:You can update and manage multiple social media accounts via FriendFeed However, with Facebook and Twitter accounting for the lion's share of media attention and internet traffic, that approach will exclude access to a lot of influential contacts.

10 LinkedIn Tips for Building Your Business Are you using LinkedIn to grow your business ? With 161 million business members, LinkedIn provides a lot of opportunities. The real value of LinkedIn for businesses is to . Why LinkedIn for Networking? , a recent book co-authored by LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, notes that companies don’t give you business – people do. Many of your LinkedIn connections can introduce you not only to business influencers and partners, but also refer your company to new customers. In the book, Mr. In addition to teaching you new skills, that’s what this article will help you accomplish. A personal LinkedIn profile is commonly viewed as an online resume or digital business card, and using it for that is a good start. However, you can take that further – going beyond LinkedIn’s basic capabilities – to and professional online presence to . 10 Tips for LinkedIn The following 10 LinkedIn features and best practices will enable you to not just , but to that will . One point of clarity before we get started – .

Het geheim van een succesvolle social mediastrategie Hoe sorteer je een groots marketing effect met een klein budget? Social media inzetten, ook B2B. Waar ga je beginnen en waar falen we nog als we al begonnen zijn? Afgelopen week deelden enkele sprekers op MARCOM12 het geheim van hun succesvolle strategie. Woensdag 13 juni en donderdag 14 juni vond MARCOM12 plaats in de RAI in Amsterdam. Marketingcommunicatie als veranderinstrument Spreker: Celia Noordegraaf – Communicatievrouw van het jaar 2011. Celia is sinds 2007 (onder andere) Manager Marketing & Communicatie van het Jeroen Bosch Ziekenhuis. Het JBZ betrok in het voorjaar van 2011 een nieuw gebouw. Aandacht Het begon al bij het slaan van de eerste paal. Kennisplatform Bedrijven en medisch management ontmoet(t)en elkaar op een kennisplatform. Pers Er kwam een proactief persbeleid. Verzorgingsgebied en ‘Vrienden van…’ Er werd een mooie maquette gerealiseerd en er is een maandelijkse lezing over de ontwikkelingen in de gezondheidszorg. Charity Resultaten Deze aanpak werpt zijn vruchten af.

SPSS For Dummies Cheat Sheet Cheat Sheet SPSS is an application that performs statistical analysis on data. Entering and manipulating information in the application can be done by using SPSS’s proprietary language, which is known as the Syntax command language, or more commonly, as Syntax. The language is quite like other programming languages, and it allows you to define variables (or use predefined ones), and to use them within statements, or to evaluate them with relational or logical operators. Good programmers always know to make their code accessible through the use of comments. SPSS Syntax Language Variable Definitions In Syntax, you can define several different characteristics for each of your variables. SPSS Syntax Language Statements A single Syntax language instruction can be very simple, or it can be complex enough to serve as an entire program. command [/option=value]terminator command: Every statement begins with a command. option: Each command has a specific set of options. SPSS Syntax Language Comments

Networking Advice: Leverage Your Best Contacts I know two different rock-star business owners who have the types of access you and I would kill for. In their databases are the personal contact information for C-suite executives of the biggest companies, government agencies and influence peddlers in their respective industries. Yet, these two are like the beauty queens stuck at home on Saturday night–they seem unable to translate those contacts into new business. What should they be doing and what can you learn? 1. The first mistake that I see made by these power connectors is that they try to delegate contacts into their organization too quickly. If you are the connector, you can bring an entourage to later meetings and discussions, but you have to be there–and you need to stay connected to your power contact. 2. Your first point of entry? It's a soft ask; it's a sincere offer to help. 3. Being top of mind in the world of power connections is very important. The point is that power connectors are busy. 4.

5 Tips to Build and Grow Your LinkedIn Network Do you want to tap into LinkedIn’s 150 million–member worldwide network? It’s important to focus on the right kinds of activities that will yield the best results. In this article, I’ll reveal five key strategies and activities you can focus on to build and grow your network. #1: Update Your Status Frequently and Consistently Only one-third of LinkedIn members visit the site every day, and another one-third of members visit the network several times a week, according to a survey conducted by Lab42. You can check out the complete infographic from Lab42 on LinkedIn Members. When you log into LinkedIn, notice each time who shows up in your home feed. Active LinkedIn users will show up more frequently in your home feed. These individuals are getting more visibility because they are more active, and you can do the same if you commit to staying active on the network. If you make the commitment to become more active in the network, you have a real opportunity to shine! #5: What You Share Matters

'Burgers steken handen uit de mouwen door sociale media' - Overheid 2.0 Door: OPINIE - Arre Zuurmond − 20/06/12, 16:00 © Thinkstock. opinieDe 'social media'-revolutie is niet zozeer revolutionair, maar heeft wel dingen veranderd. Burgers kunnen nu aan concrete zelforganisatie doen, schrijft Arre Zuurmond van Overheid 2.0. Inspraak, participatie, internet-raadplegingen, social media: ongeveer elke 10 jaar zien we een opleving in het debat over de mogelijkheden die burgers hebben in hun relatie met de overheid. Rond 2000 hadden we een piek. Arabische lenteNu, tien jaar later, zien we een nieuwe hype. Burgernet is een social media netwerk, opgezet door de politie. Buuv is een project uit Haarlem. Thuisafgehaald.nl is een zeer recent voorbeeld, prachtig in zijn eenvoud: Kook jij lekker en heb je teveel gekookt? Burger-aed is een initiatief waarbij groepjes burgers die kunnen reanimeren, via de 112-centrale een sms-je krijgen. ParticipatieWat valt op aan deze nieuwe initiatieven, waarvan er veel meer te noemen zijn?

Learn Spanish Free Online | Spanish Word of the Day 17 Little Known Social Media Tools You Should Be Using (and Why) Everywhere you look there is social media. It’s in our homes, businesses, places of worship and schools. And everywhere you look people are using it and talking about it. And it seems that every week there is a new social site launched. To make matters worse, for every social site launched, there seems to be two or more services created to measure, track and monitor that service. To help you cut through the clutter I thought I’d share with you 17 must-use social media tools that have helped my clients and their businesses. 1. An open source project led by Daniel Bachhuber, Mo Jangda and Scott Bressler, EditFlow is a WordPress plugin that allows you to manage your editorial team seamlessly. Get a snapshot of your month-to-month content with the calendar: Improved content status beyond WordPress’ default draft and pending review: Inline comments between writer and editor: And user groups to help you keep your team of writers organized by department or function. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Or a brand:

Top 10 Reasons To Start A LinkedIn Group 364 Flares Twitter 55 Facebook 98 Google+ 19 Pin It Share 0 18 LinkedIn 155 inShare155 StumbleUpon 37 364 Flares × LinkedIn groups are by far the most powerful aspect of LinkedIn. Hands down. I have seen people build their entire business, market a number of products and services, sell out their paid events, and become thought leaders in their niche all around a single LinkedIn group. Most people who have created groups on LinkedIn know the benefits. 1. I have several LinkedIn groups. 2. People love to belong to a community, or a Tribe as Seth Godin puts it. 3. Looking to drive traffic to your blog or company website? Put your website link in the group profileAdd the site RSS feed to the News SectionSend a weekly message to you group, and include a niche related article from your siteAdd your site in the group welcome message (more on this below)Create a discussion and include your link 4. I get roughly 15-20 new invites to connect (as a 1st degree connection) every day. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

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