Tag Archives: LinkedIn

The top ten posts of 2009 from These Digital Times

Here are the top ten posts of 2009 from These Digital Times. Twitter and social media dominate – not at all surprising for a blog in this area. Six types of Tweets if you Twitter every day The ten questions … Continue reading

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The etiquette of permission networking

You’ve heard of permission marketing, right?  As defined by Seth Godin, it is the transformation wrought by social media encouraging people to opt-in to rather than opt-out of marketing. Permission marketing is the privilege (not the right) of delivering anticipated, personal and … Continue reading

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A list of 10 social media habits that I am stopping immediately

1. I am no longer looking to subscribe to individual blogs via RSS. If I admire a blogger, such as Mike Fruchter, I look whether he has a Google Shared Items page to which he bookmarks his top posts by other … Continue reading

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Five more online skills you must master BEFORE you start a blog

Earlier this week, I launched the first of my two part campaign to encourage people to master five online skills before they start a blog. I promised five more online skills. So here they are. Once again, I make suggestions for … Continue reading

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Guest post: eight tips to convert a social media relationship into a telephone conversation

 My second guest post is by Endaf Kerfoot, leader of LinkedIn’s Future of Social Media group (disclosure: and a colleague).  Endaf is sales manager of an exhibition called Internet World and also contributes to the Internet World blog. He has expanded his … Continue reading

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Guest post: top ten tips on how to manage a Linkedin group

Guest post by Julius Solaris, a community manager and social media expert. Julius blogs at Event Manager Blog and manages the Linkedin Event Planning and Management group, which boasts more than 5300 event professionals from around the world. I have always been impressed by … Continue reading

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It’s a myth that social media suffers from a lack of accountability or ROI

Most social mediators have finished the year fearful, often justified, that social media suffers from a lack of accountability or ROI (return on investment).  Their concerns are matched by more traditional players, companies and individuals who have come late to social media. They see the fun. … Continue reading

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