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5 Bad Email Habits That Waste Your Time
Time Management Tips

5 Bad Email Habits That Waste Your Time

Email was a huge time saver, when it was new, but too often now managing the deluge is a costly distraction.
Alice Default
Sense and Sensibility: Using Social Media the Right Way
Social Media

Sense and Sensibility: Using Social Media the Right Way

Remember, slow and steady wins the race.
Ann Tran
Facebook Is Going to Know Even More About You Now
Facebook

Facebook Is Going to Know Even More About You Now

With the social media juggernaut's acquisition of voice-recognition software startup Wit.ai, Mark Zuckerberg's empire is going to have access to data about how you sound.
Catherine Clifford
Increase Engagement on Twitter With Solid Tactics Backed by Research
Social Media Marketing

Increase Engagement on Twitter With Solid Tactics Backed by Research

If your followers are spending time on your social patch, they're spending less time with your competition's.
Mel Carson
Get More Followers and Increase Engagement With These 7 Twitter Tips
Twitter Marketing

Get More Followers and Increase Engagement With These 7 Twitter Tips

Some of these may seem counterintuitive to your idea of Twitter greatness, but they are for real.
How a Social Network in India Is Doing Social Good
Impact Investing

How a Social Network in India Is Doing Social Good

By giving a voice to those without economic power, Gram Vaani showcases the true power of the Internet.
Dennis Price
Could Your Posts Pass Guy Kawasaki's Social Media Test?
Guy Kawasaki

Could Your Posts Pass Guy Kawasaki's Social Media Test?

Tech guru Guy Kawasaki explains the special privilege that great social media earns.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Tweeting With the Enemy -- 3 Tips for Interacting With Competitors on Social Media
Twitter

Tweeting With the Enemy -- 3 Tips for Interacting With Competitors on Social Media

Turning a blind eye to the actions of industry rivals is a great way to be caught off guard. You'll miss out on valuable insights that can help your company thrive.
Sheena Tahilramani
There's Now a Course on the Art of Selfies
Social Media

There's Now a Course on the Art of Selfies

A U.K. education institute is offering a class on the 'art of self-portraiture.'
Nina Zipkin
8 Types of Photos You Should Never Use on Your LinkedIn Profile
Linkedin

8 Types of Photos You Should Never Use on Your LinkedIn Profile

You could get passed over on LinkedIn if your headshot stinks. Put your best face forward on the popular professional networking hub by not making these common and comical profile faux pas.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Cosmetic Firms Reinvent Their Marketing Using Instagram
Instagram

Cosmetic Firms Reinvent Their Marketing Using Instagram

Makeup companies market their wares using this burgeoning and photo-friendly social-media tool.
Constance Aguilar
How to Find the Most Fascinating People on LinkedIn
Linkedin

How to Find the Most Fascinating People on LinkedIn

So Barbara Walters created her list of 2014's most fascinating people. Here's an overview by another Walters, a publicist with ideas how to maximize this social-media tool to your benefit in 2015.
Brittany Walters-Bearden
Attention Millennials: How to Excel at the Dying Art of Phone Conversations (Infographic)
Infographics

Attention Millennials: How to Excel at the Dying Art of Phone Conversations (Infographic)

Yes, people still talk on the phone. Here's a handy reminder of how to influence people when you do.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
A 3-Step Beginner's Guide to Social-Media Marketing
Social Media Marketing

A 3-Step Beginner's Guide to Social-Media Marketing

So you can create a Facebook post -- congratulations! However, that isn't social-media marketing.
Matthew Toren