May 1, 2014

Marshall Kirkpatrick on how to connect with social influencers

by JD Lasica

Marshall Kirkpatrick, CEO of Little Bird, offered suggestions on how enterprising journalists can parse data to gain a competitive advantage and how entrepreneurs can use a new set of influencer tools to identify potential champions. Continue reading

April 21, 2014

How to make the most of LinkedIn

by Chris Abraham

LinkedIn is not just an optional social network to use when you’re either between jobs or looking for a business upgrade. It should be a primary tool in your social media arsenal. Continue reading

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