November 8, 2013

PEER mixes the best of LinkedIn & video chat

by Ayelet Noff

PEER, a new networking service, is centered around real-time video conversations. It helps you find other users that are relevant for your networking purposes and guides you to start a video conversation with them. Continue reading

July 2, 2013

How social networking can accelerate your career

by JD Lasica

Porter’s new book, “Your Network Is Your Net Worth,” suggests a new approach to social networking, one based on helping others, offering value, creating partnerships, finding influencers and creating content — whether that’s a blog post, a video interview or a brainstorming session to solve a problem. Continue reading

April 17, 2013

3 ways to tap into customized news & information

by Guest

Crowdsourcing and aggregation are two key functions for the modern distribution of real-time content. Check out three tools that make content curation a less intimidating feat. Continue reading

January 29, 2013

Listen & engage to build a trusted community

by Chris Abraham

Community is not something you can buy. Rather, it’s connecting with individuals and building a base of trust, camaraderie and depth that allows your input to hold value. Find out why listening and understanding is the key to building a successful community. Continue reading

December 12, 2012

Old school tries to go new school

by Ayelet Noff

Many companies that are now part of our daily lives — Twitter is a good example — did not start out like the current versions we’ve become so accustomed to. In the ever-changing world of Internet technology, Lycos, MySpace and Nintendo making new plays with new offerings. Continue reading

December 3, 2012

Build social media equity, then spend it!

by Chris Abraham

Instead of just building up brand equity, try reaching out to your networks to help you progress. People don’t enjoy being a sheep in a flock so much as they prefer to be a member of your community. Learn how to create a community that is durable through leveraging your connections. Continue reading