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.

A Profile of the Active Social Networker
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A Profile of the Active Social Networker

Americans are spending more time on social networks and blogs, according to a new study from Nielsen. Here's what that means for you.
Are Facebook Posts Penalized by Using Third-Party Tools?
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Are Facebook Posts Penalized by Using Third-Party Tools?

If a new report is to be believed, using a third-party tool to post Facebook updates may actually do more harm than good.
Five Reasons Why Websites Still Matter
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Five Reasons Why Websites Still Matter

Online sales and lead generation dictate that you use all of your available resources, including a website.
Labor Ruling Is a Reminder to Revisit Social Media Policies
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Labor Ruling Is a Reminder to Revisit Social Media Policies

A recent decision suggests it's time to consult with counsel regarding the legality of your social media policies.
Can a Tweet Button Drive More Traffic to Your Web Page?
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Can a Tweet Button Drive More Traffic to Your Web Page?

Installing social sharing buttons is an easy way to increase the visibility of your website.
Who Checks Your Company's Social Media Profile?
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Who Checks Your Company's Social Media Profile?

The percentage of adults using social media sites on a daily basis continues to rise. Here's how to update your communications strategy accordingly.
What Facebook's Latest Changes Mean for Businesses
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What Facebook's Latest Changes Mean for Businesses

Recent changes give businesses that market and engage customers on Facebook more reasons to cheer than jeer.
Understanding Google's New Sitelinks
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Understanding Google's New Sitelinks

Google recently introduced a new format and design for sitelinks that gives more real estate to some website search results.
The Fallacy Behind 'Facebook Fatigue'
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The Fallacy Behind 'Facebook Fatigue'

Recent studies claim we're getting tired of Facebook. Going beyond the initial numbers reveals a different story.
Facebook Posting Techniques that Really Work
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Facebook Posting Techniques that Really Work

Boosting the effectiveness of your Facebook publishing strategy is easy if you know the answers to these seven questions.
Is Business Email Dead?
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Is Business Email Dead?

Some claim email is a dying communications tool. Here's why social media can't replace email.
How To Smooth a Rejected Job Applicant's Feathers
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How To Smooth a Rejected Job Applicant's Feathers

Job seekers can hold a grudge if you reject them for a position. Here's how to avoid their fury.
Do's and Don'ts of Using Social Media to Screen New Hires
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Do's and Don'ts of Using Social Media to Screen New Hires

If your HR department or hiring manager is thinking about vetting job applicants via social media sites, consider these consequences.
Affordable Video Hosting for Small Businesses
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Affordable Video Hosting for Small Businesses

Incorporating video into your website just got a really affordable. Check out this review of Vimeo PRO.
Is Your Business Ready for Video?
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Is Your Business Ready for Video?

What are you waiting for? It's time get in the game. A whopping 71 percent of adults now consume video content online.