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Your Network Should Be Wide and Deep
Networking

Your Network Should Be Wide and Deep

Connecting over a nonbusiness interest endears you to the other person.
Ivan Misner
How to Keep it Real While Building Your Network
Networking

How to Keep it Real While Building Your Network

Successful networking is when you meet the people you need to know without ever forgetting they are people, not just contacts.
Martin-luc Archambault
3 Audits That Will Help You Maximize Your Network
Networking

3 Audits That Will Help You Maximize Your Network

You are who you're around, which is why you should conduct an audit of your personal and professional network.
Jason Womack
How to Rock the Company Picnic and Go Home With Your Reputation Intact
Business Etiquette

How to Rock the Company Picnic and Go Home With Your Reputation Intact

The trick is being the life of the party without later being the butt of the jokes.
Jacqueline Whitmore
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
What Does Microsoft Stand to Gain From its $26.2 Billion Acquisition of LinkedIn?
Microsoft

What Does Microsoft Stand to Gain From its $26.2 Billion Acquisition of LinkedIn?

We'll give you a hint: It gives the Windows maker a network of professionals that will potentially buy its services.
Nina Zipkin
This Entrepreneur Created Mobile Status Updates and Check-ins, Then Facebook Came Knocking
Social Networking

This Entrepreneur Created Mobile Status Updates and Check-ins, Then Facebook Came Knocking

Neeraj Jhanji got the idea on a Saturday morning in Tokyo, walking towards a crowded neighborhood train station. He wondered if any of his friends were nearby to join him for lunch.
Is Your Personal Elevator Pitch Incoherent Babble?
Marketing Bootcamp

Is Your Personal Elevator Pitch Incoherent Babble?

A sudden introduction to a new person would seem simple enough, but most of us have neither thought it through nor gotten it down pat. Here's how.
Phil La Duke
How To Break In and Stand Out at a Networking Event
Networking Events

How To Break In and Stand Out at a Networking Event

Just remember that most person feel awkward striking up a conversation with a stranger and will appreciate that you took the initiative.
Jacqueline Whitmore
How Do Millennials Find Your Business?
Millennials

How Do Millennials Find Your Business?

Traditional advertising and a smooth sales pitch doesn't get you far with this generation. They want to know you and engage with your brand.
Matt Walker
Is Twitter Dead? Not So Fast My Friends.
Twitter

Is Twitter Dead? Not So Fast My Friends.

Twitter allows influencers to break news and speak their minds.
Jason Parks
5 Lessons Venmo's Co-Founder Learned While Building a Twice-Acquired Company
Growth Strategies

5 Lessons Venmo's Co-Founder Learned While Building a Twice-Acquired Company

The co-founder of the mobile payments service shared his wisdom during a keynote address at the #StartupColumbia conference.
Lydia Belanger
7 Conferences That Will Level Up Your A-Game
Make More Happen

7 Conferences That Will Level Up Your A-Game

These events do more than just motivate and inspire.
Adam Toren
5 Ways to Boost Your Business Using the Connection Economy
Connections

5 Ways to Boost Your Business Using the Connection Economy

There's plenty of untapped value in the relationships and connections your business develops online. Here's how to capitalize on that.
Susan Solovic