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Business Networking: Getting Found

3Hhoopla
Since the later part of the last century there has been a big shift in how business networking is perceived. Believe it or not, there use to be a time when “business networking” was a taboo. It was actually considered shameful to admit that you received access to a meeting or even information through a networking relationship.
Business Networking: Getting Found

The Role of Social Networks in Knowledge Sharing in Healthcare

Adi Gaskell
Social networks, of both the internal and external variety, often seem to be a technology that is striving for a practical and useful application in our workplaces.
The Role of Social Networks in Knowledge Sharing in Healthcare

How to Network at The Social Shake-Up

benjaminkepner
An article about my experience at The Social Shake-Up this year, and how future attendees can network effectively at the event to help their long-term career growth.
How to Network at The Social Shake-Up

How and Why to Promote Your Online Connections

StephanieSammons
Do you want to earn the respect and affection of your online network of peers, influencers, and prospects? Do you want to build your digital influence the right way?
How and Why to Promote Your Online Connections

Finding Order in Social Networking Chaos

ariherzog
When I began speaking at social media conferences in 2009, I auto-followed 7,000 on Twitter and had nearly 1,000 Facebook friends. Drowned by the cacophony of voices, I gradually felt guilty if I missed the updates and conversations from my first friends.
Finding Order in Social Networking Chaos

Why the Basics of Networking Are So Hard

TaylorEllwood
It seems like these basics of networking should be easy, but in truth they aren’t, because they require people to do something that doesn’t come naturally to them: Think of the needs of other people and put those needs first. The reason this is so hard is that humans are a self-involved species.
Why the Basics of Networking Are So Hard

Update Your Ambition Every 6 Months and 20 Other Pieces of Career Advice

Kyle York
I find that most people lose perspective and often get disconnected from a grander strategy because they get buried in the weeds. Always take a step back and ask yourself what contribution you’re making and how it fits into the grander picture.
Update Your Ambition Every 6 Months and 20 Other Pieces of Career Advice

7 Tips for New (and Inactive) LinkedIn Users

SueCockburn
“LinkedIn is one of the most important social networks for new business owners looking to build their reputation, brand awareness, influence and network of contacts, particularly for business-to-business companies and those whose clientele tend to be white-collar.” So, you need to be on there. What should your strategy be?
7 Tips for New (and Inactive) LinkedIn Users

Three Dazzling Examples That Turned Online Influence into Offline Results

markwschaefer
The social web is an amazing opportunity to create small interactions that lead to larger engagements — meaningful relationships and business opportunity. Turning online connections to offline relationships transforms weak links into strong bonds.
Three Dazzling Examples That Turned Online Influence into Offline Results

Three Ways LinkedIn’s Newest Updates Link it Closer to Social Media

Deborah Sweeney
LinkedIn is raising its social media game by improving its design and user experience. Now you get some analytics, better support for user interaction and a UI that's easier on the eyes.
Three Ways LinkedIn’s Newest Updates Link it Closer to Social Media