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5 LinkedIn Mistakes to Avoid

By Justin Wilson
Business2Community

LinkedIn is a massive social network – with over 350 million members, it is the world’s third largest social network, behind only Facebook and Twitter. However, lots of members does not mean that everyone is doing it right – for example, 50% of Twitter users have never actually sent a tweet.

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Should You Join Every New Social Network?

By Stephanie Vermillion
Business2Community

As PR pros, should we sign up for every new social network? I vote yes, but only if it’s a personal account. Sure, this can get out of control quickly (who wants 800 emails from 800 social sites?), but being personally on top of the latest sites with the greatest brand potential increases your value to clients.

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Your Profile Picture and Your Online Brand

By Jill Kurtz
Online Career Tips Contributor

Illustrating and reinforcing your messaging in images is important to a successful personal brand. Here are some things you should think about when selecting the right profile photo.

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Online Job Searching: Get the Biggest Bang for Your Buck

By Christine Muncy, M.Ed., GCDF
Contributor, Career Services

Seasoned career searchers will tell you that the most successful job searches will have a plan, involve being organized, and knowing your material. However, that is often easier said than done, particularly with the overwhelming number of open positions available. While there are a plethora of sites, blogs and job boards to choose from, often the most effective ones are provided and administered by a university's Career Services office.

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10 Social Media Marketing Trends to Watch Out for in 2015 (Infographic)

By Jomer Gregorio
Business2Community

As much as 97% of marketers use social media, with up to 92% acknowledging the importance of this tool for their businesses. The following provides an overview of new trends, highlights and things to watch out for next year so you can prepare yourself and your business for what’s in store for social media in 2015.

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Managing Relationships on LinkedIn

By Jill Kurtz
Online Career Tips Contributor

LinkedIn has added functionality to help you track your relationships with the people who you connect with there. These tools are a great way to enhance your current networking experience.

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LinkedIn Highlights, Trends + Near Misses

By Colleen McKenna 
Business2Community

My preferred title for this blog was “Hey LinkedIn, Take a Vacation” but I thought better of it. I like the people at LinkedIn and I didn’t want them to take it the wrong way. But, really? I like change but LinkedIn has rolled it out big time this year. If you’re not studying what’s happening on LinkedIn you’ll miss the big and the little stuff and have no idea what’s going on and where to go. LinkedIn members would be well served if LinkedIn took a week (or a month) off and went to the beach in order to let their members catch up with all the changes, big and small.

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Social Media Blogging: Easy Come, Easy Go?

By Miriam Hara
Business2Community

Social media blogging has become very accessible for businesses. With the advent of easy to implement content management site systems such as WordPress, the business blog is now a staple on many business’s websites – ours included! The business blog has provided one way to make that first impression count on many levels.

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