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LinkedIn made a mistake, and I am helping them fix it via Twitter. Here’s what this means for you. This Week in Social Media

Happy Friday everyone! In case you didn’t know it by now, social media has made firms more responsive to their customers than ever before. This has huge implications for businesses of all sizes, from sole-practitioners to multi-billion dollar firms and everyone in between. For instance, the other day I noticed LinkedIn removed their “Get Introduced” feature (one of their best features in my opinion) […]

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Facebook is testing a Dislike button. Can World War III be far behind? This Week in Social Media

Happy Friday everyone! News recently leaked that Facebook is testing a dislike button. Not sure about you, but I don’t want to be within 100 miles of the person who first dislikes someone’s baby picture. Some say the Catholic Church needs to get with the times. Well, it looks like they listened, and are crafting a […]

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An interview with the (now former) CEO of Ashley Madison. Seriously — This Week in Social Media

Happy Friday everyone! Hope you had a fantastic summer! This week I found an interview with the (now former) CEO of Ashley Madison, the now-famous social media site that enabled extramarital affairs that was hacked. Have a listen as he discusses relationships, why people cheat and much more. As it turns out, LinkedIn does indeed […]

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What is the best time to post on social media?

Happy Friday everyone! One question I get quite frequently is, “What is the best time to post on social media?” Unfortunately my answer always has been, “It depends.” The truth is, there is no one-size-fits-all day and time to post. Here’s an infographic explaining in detail why this is the case. Way back in the mid-19th century a […]

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Yes, you can quit Facebook if you want. Here’s how.

Happy Friday everyone! Some people complain they are inundated with information and want to get off Facebook. It may seem impossible to some but it’s not; this article from FastCompany shows us how. If you have been on Facebook at all over the past few days you have heard about the American dentist who killed a […]

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Great news: Disney banned selfie sticks! This week in social media

Happy Friday everyone! Great news: Disney has officially banned selfie sticks! Granted, they did so for safety reasons. But I hope this catches on and they get banned everywhere. Forever. For some time now first responders have known that social media can be a great way to help save lives and protect property. Finally they are starting to […]

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Facebook makes big changes — please read

Happy Friday everyone! Two big changes came to Facebook: first, they changed how they charge for ads. While some find this annoying, please keep in mind that targeted advertising on Facebook is still one of the best and cheapest ways to get people to engage with your company. So don’t give up on them. Second, they revamped what you see in your […]

The mental health costs of entrepreneurship — this week in social media

Happy Fourth of July weekend everyone! Shortly before sending this week’s news round-up I came across this very important article regarding mental health issues some, if not many, entrepreneurs and founders deal with on a daily basis. Oftentimes entrepreneurship is viewed as glamorous, but the reality is many founders (myself included) deal with various mental health issues, […]

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