Mikal E. Belicove

Mikal E. Belicove

Mikal E. Belicove is a market positioning, social media, and management consultant specializing in website usability and business blogging. His latest book, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Facebook, is now available at bookstores. For more information, visit MikalBelicove.com.

5 Steps to Creating a Social Media Policy
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5 Steps to Creating a Social Media Policy

Crafting a set of social media guidelines can help avoid snafus among your staff. Here are tips for how to create one.
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How Dreamt It Got Approved for Apple's App Store in 2 Hours
Technology

How Dreamt It Got Approved for Apple's App Store in 2 Hours

While the app store may have hundreds of thousands of apps, the mobile app space is still ripe with opportunity for new ones.
What a Trip to LAX Taught Me About Customer Service
Marketing

What a Trip to LAX Taught Me About Customer Service

When traveling on business, you can sometimes turn an inconvenience into valuable business insights. Here are four from a recent lousy trip.
New Facebook Features Help Businesses Better Manage Their Pages
Marketing

New Facebook Features Help Businesses Better Manage Their Pages

Facebook released a trio of highly anticipated features expected to make managing a Facebook page for a business easier.
Where Social Media Fits in the Marketing Mix
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Where Social Media Fits in the Marketing Mix

Participating on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter can complement traditional marketing methods for shoring up leads and sales.
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When Employees Become the Competition
Growth Strategies

When Employees Become the Competition

It could happen in nearly any company: Employees sometimes go into business for themselves. It's so American it makes apple pie look suspect.
What's Eating Entrepreneurs Today
Entrepreneurs

What's Eating Entrepreneurs Today

Small-business owners have a lot on their minds these days.
New CEO Success Buzzword: 'Openness'
Growth Strategies

New CEO Success Buzzword: 'Openness'

Openness, transparency and employee empowerment have become key to business success, a survey of global CEOs say. Social media can help you unlock it.
Will It Always Be Fun and Gamification?
Marketing

Will It Always Be Fun and Gamification?

The future of gamification could include 'playbor' (play plus labor) and 'weisure' (work plus leisure).
When Facebook's 'Like' Pushes the Wrong Button with Employers
Growth Strategies

When Facebook's 'Like' Pushes the Wrong Button with Employers

Clicking the 'Like' button on a business, brand, organization or person's official Facebook Page may be grounds for dismissal.
Think It's OK to Ask for Employees' Facebook Logins? Think Again
Growth Strategies

Think It's OK to Ask for Employees' Facebook Logins? Think Again

State and federal legislation aimed at protecting freedom of speech is catching up with social media and employers.
How to Create a Social Media Content Strategy
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How to Create a Social Media Content Strategy

From posting content to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more, Entrepreneur writer Mikal Belicove offers his best tips.
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Rating the Best -- and Worst -- States to Do Business
Growth Strategies

Rating the Best -- and Worst -- States to Do Business

Find out how your state and county compare to the rest of U.S.
5 Tips on How to Present Like Steve Jobs
Marketing

5 Tips on How to Present Like Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs was many things, including a master storyteller. Presenting like he did isn't that difficult. You simply need to create and stick to a particular focus.
Social Media Users Are Squeakier Wheels When It Comes to Customer Service
Marketing

Social Media Users Are Squeakier Wheels When It Comes to Customer Service

Not convinced your business should provide customer service via social media? Turns out, social media users spend more when they receive great service.