Online Networking: How to Do it Well

In the years since the major online networking sites were launched Twitter (2006), Facebook (2004), and LinkedIn (2003), online networking has made the shift from fad to integral part of the day for many people. It is now at the heart of so many things we do -- job hunting, promoting our businesses, creating personal connections, and keeping us informed on breaking news to product research. So, how do you "do" the online networking thing well? ...more
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Going Pro? 4 Social Media Secrets

Are you as in love with Social Media as I am? If so, then are you interested in becoming more involved with it on a professional level, either in terms of teaching people how to use it or in more hands on Social Media strategizing?...more

Annual E-Footprint Freakout

I use the web to date. Not dating sites, but the information people make available on the social networks I use. A stream of seemingly meaningless updates can tell me more about a person than a carefully curated dating site profile or first date conversation ever could. ...more

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Media Mojo - Where's Yours?

A lot of us are drawn to one media more than another.  My Mom, for instance, loves to listen to Fox News for a couple of hours every morning while she takes care of breakfast and gets ready for the day.  She loves it.  I'd rather be set upon by a pack of wild Chihuahuas than undergo that kind of punishment....more

You and the Power Players: Using LinkedIn to Build Your Network and Personal Brand

LinkedIn isn’t Facebook -- and that’s a good thing. LinkedIn’s audience is older, richer, better educated and more male than both Twitter and Facebook’s -- basically a reflection of who holds the power in business. While it may be annoying from a social perspective, when you’re networking, having access to this power base is quite helpful. ...more

I was actually just thinking today how ancient my LinkedIn is. I mean, really really old. I ...more

Don't Depend on Google to Promote Your Business

Fact: Google is everywhere — in your business, in your home and your psyche and in your everyday conversations with friends. It is even a new verb, like “just Google it.” What did we do without the Internet and search engines to find our way in life. We are dependent upon Google for everything. It’s our new best friend.http://www.websuccessteam.com/WSTblog/2010/06/don%E2%80%99t-depend-on-go......more

Highlights from the Social Media Success Summit 2010

Over the last three weeks, Web Success Team has been attending the Social Media Success Summit 2010. It is a live online conference with some of the world’s leading social media gurus like Guy Kawasaki and Mari Smith....more

6 Keyword Strategies to Boost Your Social Media Effectiveness

All businesses are looking for that competitive edge. Companies are turning more and more to social media as another online marketing channel to target and reach customers. In their haste to develop profiles, make connections and build relationships, one significant ingredient is often overlooked — keyword use in social media.Read more here:http://www.websuccessteam.com/WSTblog/2010/05/6-keyword-strategies-to-boost-your-social-media-effectiveness/...more

LinkedIn Action Plan to Reach New Business Prospects

Traditional ways of finding new business aren’t as effective as they use to be. In today’s business climate, being a little web savvy goes a long way. LinkedIn is the social media platform of choice for businesses and professionals and enables you to target and connect with new business prospects....more