Social Media: A Professional’s Best Tool Used Wisely!

General Leadership

Smart phones and social media expand our universe. If the “new tricks” are related to social media, “they” are wrong! The post Social Media: A Professional’s Best Tool Used Wisely! Guest Posts Communication General jamerson Professional Social Media Tool Top Cop Wisdom

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Top 10 Content Curation Tools For Your Blog and Social Media

Women on Business

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The 10 Commandments of Social Media

Ron Edmondson

Social media provides churches with an incredible opportunity to reach more people and create deeper, more meaningful connections with people in the pew. So how do you use social media effectively for ministry? The 10 Commandments of Social Media. Develop a Social Media Policy.

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Free Tech Tools for the Digital Economy

Strategy Driven

These free tech tools can be directly applied in a work role or used simply to build one’s creative and technical skills. This website can be used not only as a tool to share information with clients and colleagues, but also used as a resource for researching current trends in the market, company information, and other educational topics. You just finished reading Free Tech Tools for the Digital Economy ! Tools for Professionals Jessica Lynn Campbell strategydriven

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Social Media Made Worthwhile

Women on Business

A little early morning web surfing on Monday led to one of my favorite online voices, Chris Brogan , who has a few things to say about his own waning relationship with social media. ” Neither she or Brogan (or me for that matter) are knocking social media.

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5 Ways Social Media Can Accelerate Your Old School Sales Strategy

Let's Grow Leaders

“Oh, I don’t need any of that social media crap. You know, like building relationships, having a real conversation, solving problems…” I laughed, “Sounds like the perfect way to use social media to me!”

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I’ve Been Using Social Media Wrong. Have you?

Joseph Lalonde

I don’t know about you but I don’t claim to be a social media expert. There’s plenty of things I’ve done wrong with social media. I’ve been using social media wrong. Social media is a new beast in the internet world.

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How To Destroy Your Influence Through Social Media

Joseph Lalonde

S ocial media is a great tool, one that I love dearly. While there’s a good side to social media , there’s also a dark side many people get caught up in. The Dark Side Of Social Media. Your employers can see what you post on social media.

Tools Every Small Business Needs

Strategy Driven

That said, there are a few different tools you can bring on board to make sure that your business is one of the few that survive. One easy way to see where your online outreach is going is to use tools such as Google Analytics.

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Social Media and Leadership Success: A Few Parallels


Once you can touch the emotion and are intentional about it, tools and techniques are generally not difficult to master. Here’s what I tell them: The intent of connecting with others meaningfully is at the heart of social media (and leadership) success. It is not about being like someone else, not about ability to use tools but about being your authentic and credible self. Finally, like any other successful journeys, social media is a process and not a destination.

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Managing Millennials: 5 Lessons that Social Media Can Teach HR

Strategy Driven

Glued to their smartphones and practically wired to social media, Gen Y, sometimes known as “generation we”, has gained an unfair reputation for being distracted, unproductive and self-absorbed. To more effectively manage Millennials, we must look to social media for insights on what they value, how they operate and what will motivate them in a work environment. Here are 5 lessons from social media that HR and business leaders can use to bring out the best in Millennials.

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3 Tools To Help You Get More Done

Women on Business

Others that you may want to check out: Anti-social is a productivity app for Macs blocks you from distracting social media sites including Facebook, Twitter and other sites you specify. The post 3 Tools To Help You Get More Done appeared first on Women on Business.

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Enterprise 2.0 tools not delivering results

Chartered Management Institute

Use of social networking tools inside organisations has been a hot topic for the last few years. The study found that many employees prefer using public tools such as Facebook or LinkedIn to the internal social networking tools offered by their employers.

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Tech for Your Social Media Marketing Team

Chart Your Course

Social media can be a beast to get your head around. Luckily, there are expert programs that will help you expand your social media outreach. Make sure your marketing team is equipped with all the tools they will need.

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Why Social Media Makes Now a Great Time to be a Leader

Modern Servant Leader

Technology delivered a leadership innovation called digital social media. Throughout history there have been many communication innovations, but digital media, and its child – social media, provide the greatest benefit to leaders.

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Preventing a social media crisis takes more than governance and policies

Krishna De

It has to be one of an HR Directors worse nightmares – one of your employees leaks news about your organisation to the competitors, the public or the media. And of course they can easily speak to the media. Do you agree it is not just about the technology, training and tools?

Marketing Yourself Through Social Media

Women on Business

Social Media is becoming a mandatory part of every day life and an essential part of career success in this day and age. Brands that had been having trouble or are just looking for an additional push in sales are seeing resounding success due to their digital media campaigns like Old Spice, Google, Chrome, and Starbucks. First you will need to decide what your personal brand is and what you hope to achieve out of your digital media campaign. The Social Media Aspect.

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3 Things CEOs Should Never Lose Sight of in Social Media

C-Level Strategies

As I was reflecting on how I would talk with my leadership-focused clients about how the experience confirmed the importance of these principles, I realized that it was imperative to talk with my social media clients about the experience as well.

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Five Reasons Stories are a Powerful Communication Tool

Kevin Eikenberry

Consulting Speaking Training Products About Blog Home Blogs I Like Leadership Learning Subscribe Five Reasons Stories are a Powerful Communication Tool by Kevin Eikenberry on October 11, 2010 in Leadership , Leadership Communication , Learning We all grow up with stories.

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Real Time Listening in Digital Media for People Leaders

Modern Servant Leader

In Paradigm Flip , I introduced three types of listening in digital media for people leaders to monitor the online conversation about their business or non-profit and it’s industry: 1. A lot of people ask how to configure these listening tools.

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How to Use Social Media to Drive Social Change

Leading Blog

Social Media. The Dragonfly Effect by Jennifer Aaker and Andy Smith, is a playbook on how to use social media to achieve a single, focused, concrete goal. Cut through the noise of social media with something personal, unexpected, visceral, and visual.

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Study Details Use and Success Rate of Social Media Tools by Inc. 500 Companies

Managing Communities

Nora Ganim Barnes, a Chancellor Professor of Marketing and the Director of the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, has released the results of the center’s fourth annual study into the usage of social media by Inc. The survey asked participants about seven particular types of social media: [.].

Is Social Media an Excuse for Brand Positioning Laziness? | In the.

In the CEO Afterlife

Is Social Media an Excuse for Brand Positioning Laziness? Other than a casual Facebook page with a couple of dozen friends, I knew little of social media until I discovered Twitter in February, 2011. Thanks to social media, I’m re-engaged. In the CEO Afterlife. Main menu Home.

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Learning in a Connected Age: Leveraging Social Media


Then a revolution happened and all literature went online – Wikipedia democratized information and knowledge is now available in form of eBooks, Blogs, Online Communities, Social Media platforms like Twitter and Facebook, Online Video resources and now MOOCS (Massively Open Online Courses).

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Social Media – Technology’s Leadership Innovation

Modern Servant Leader

Finally, through social media , technology is also a cornerstone of innovation for leadership. Before social media, it was not possible to communicate with the masses. There was no effective tool by which you could receive feedback from those masses. Social media solves this problem. As the leader’s engagement in social media grows, so does their engagement in massive dialogue.

Social Media for CEOs

N2Growth Blog

Nary a week passes where I don’t hear from a CEO who’s grappling with this social media conundrum: should I, or shouldn’t I? In today’s post I’ll share my thoughts on why it’s time to put a fork in the social media debate… Background/Disclaimer.

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Top Five Internet Marketing Tools for Small Business Owners

Women on Business

Top Five Internet Marketing Tools for Small Business Owners. Here are a few fantastic tools you can easily stake out your space in the World Wide Web. Bonus tip: To be successful in the social media realm, focus on engaging and building a sense of community with your customers. Using this tool you can easily see what pages on your website are most (or least) compelling for your visitors and make improvements.

Podcast: Leveraging Social Media for Learning and Leading


I am thankful to Mike Wong of Business Insights Podcast for interviewing me on the topic “ Leveraging Social Media for Learning ”. Talk about ‘social media’ and people quickly talk about tools like Twitter and Facebook. But like all other ‘tools’, social media tools don’t help much unless they are used for a purpose. In this podcast, I discuss the usage of social media for the purpose of learning and building thought leadership.

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Farewell Social Media – Hello Social Business

Rapid BI

Social technology is THE productivity tool Social media has changed the way many of us communicate, engage and collaborate, yet to many organizations “social media” is a dirty word. With many employers believing social media to be Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, IT departments all over are increasingly blocking employee access to these sites. Management collaboration FaceBook IBM LinkedIn social business social media twitter

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What Do I Need To Do To Move UP?

Rich Gee Group

” To your questions — broadly — one needs experience, knowledge, gravitas, tools, communication skills, connections and exposure to become a CMO. Management Tools & Techniques.

Word-of-Mouth and Social Media

Coaching Tip

Social media has such an impact because it moves word-of-mouth marketing orders-of-magnitude faster than ever before. The difference now is that they're using simple yet sophisticated tools that allow conversations to spread farther, faster and wider.

A Mirror as a Leadership Development Tool

Kevin Eikenberry

A mirror may be a metaphor, but how is it a leadership development tool? Reply MARISI TAMBUNAN October 27, 2010 at 10:00 pm A Mirror as a Leadership Development Tool Yes sir you are right. The self assessment is one of the tool.

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6 Guiding Principles of Enterprise Social Media


The best Enterprise Social Media (ESM) strategy is guided by the same principles that govern the most effective internal communications. Just because you turn on a social media tool does not mean you can turn off these principles of effective communications.

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Time Is Money: Top Tech Tools to Increase Company Productivity

Chart Your Course

Getting Google and Microsoft tools to play nice with each other can sometimes be challenging. Different apps and features enable you to combine your calendar with other tools and information such as to-do lists, contact information, and estimated travel times.

HR Must Embrace Social Media #cipd12

Rapid BI

According to a survey by SilkRoad, over 75% of HR professionals feel that they are being left behind when it comes to social media. With a 91% of firms claiming to use social media to evaluate potential candidates, what we all do online can make or break our next career change.

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GardenFork & Rich Gee Podcast!

Rich Gee Group

We also talk about my favorite site – Cool Tools. Once again, Eric Rochow from the world-class podcast GardenFork TV has asked me to ‘co-host’ an episode with him! We begin by talking about my love of the Snow Wolf a neat snow removal shovel.

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Developing The CEO Within You.

Rich Gee Group

Bottom line, you have to put in the hours, the sweat and tears to adequately build a firm foundation of tools to leverage in the myriad of situations that arise. You’re moving on up.

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Roles & Policies For Your Social Media Team

Eric Jacobson

Increasingly, more companies are forming teams of employees to oversee their social media responsibilities. In his book, Social Marketology , Rick Dragon, shows business leaders how to choose the best tools for your needs and how to develop a strategy tailored to your goals.

Change Management Meets Social Media

Harvard Business Review

But because we spend nearly three hours per day on social platforms, and because more than half of employers are already using internal social media, companies also have an opportunity to leverage social media as a change management tool.

Conducting a Social Media Audit

Harvard Business Review

Whether marketers like it or not, consumers are now generating over 25% of content that appears in web searches for specific brand names, and consumers often trust those social media messages more than advertising or news articles about the brand.

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