LinkedIn Launches New Profile Design

by Blair Evan Ball June 11, 2014

Did you realize that LinkedIn is rolling out a new profile design? Did you realize that it’s just for paying customers right now? How does this make you feel? Do you see this as an advantage for paying customers? Like most Social Media sites, they continue to tweak their profile designs. Facebook has been the […]

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[Study] 9 Benefits to Business Using Social Media

by Blair Evan Ball June 6, 2014

How would you like to benefit from Social Media? How would you like to increase your brand awareness? Would you like to make more sales? Current research is showing the benefits of Social Media, however it is not something you start today and get benefits today. Social Media Marketing takes time and it is showing […]

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[Study] How Will Businesses Change Their Social Media Activities

by Blair Evan Ball June 3, 2014

Have you changed with the times? Has your business changed with the times? Has it become more innovative or is it business as usual? In a previous blog post I discussed what happens in an internet minute. One that stood out was 4 Million search’s done on Google. According to Pew research 97% will start […]

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How to Curate Content in a Busy World

by Blair Evan Ball May 30, 2014

How would you like to be able to curate more content? Would it be benefit you to do it in the same amount of time or less? Today we all hear about content, produce quality content, produce more content. Who has that creative mind to write all the time? Sometimes we get writer’s block, sometimes […]

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6 Seconds to Make Your First Impression on LinkedIn

by Blair Evan Ball May 28, 2014

How does your LinkedIn profile stand out? What are you doing to gain more views now that LinkedIn is ranking you against your peers? TheLadders a recruitment and resume writing firm conducted a study tracking the eye movements of recruiters when looking at resumes (online and off) and LinkedIn profiles. Besides revealing that recruiters only […]

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LinkedIn Now Ranks Your Profile Based On Views

by Blair Evan Ball May 22, 2014

Did you know LinkedIn ranks your popularity now base on views? How will this impact your brand? What steps can you take to gain more views? LinkedIn rolled out the new ranking tool on Wednesday based on number of profile views. So are you a rising star or a falling one? Are you becoming irrelevant […]

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Marketing is Not The Game it Was Just Five Years Ago

by Blair Evan Ball May 21, 2014

Has your marketing strategy changed with the times? If so, is it effective? Has Social Media had an impact on you and your business? Advertisements and Marketing still need to grab people’s attention. And your tweets, your Facebook status updates, your Google+ authorship, your content, all parts of your marketing—they need to use the same […]

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How to Optimize your Images for Facebook Newsfeed

by Blair Evan Ball May 16, 2014

Did you know that you can optimize your images for the Facebook newsfeed? Did you realize that 99% of all interaction and viewing takes place in the newsfeed? Photos are #1 for engagement. So, being prepared to display them optimized will increase your engagement. These days, most photos are shared on social media services and […]

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How Small Business & Non-Profits Stretch Marketing Dollars

by Blair Evan Ball May 13, 2014

Small Business, how would you like to stretch your marketing dollars? If you are a non-profit, would stretching your marketing dollars be a benefit? In a March 2014 study conducted by Constant Contact, “making marketing dollars go further” was the No. 1 marketing concern among US small businesses and nonprofits, cited by 59% of respondents. […]

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LinkedIn Turns 11 Now What

by Blair Evan Ball May 8, 2014

Did you realize that on May 5th, LinkedIn turned 11? Where does LinkedIn go from here? Launched in 2003, it has grown to a market value of $18.1 Billion. LinkedIn is mainly used for professional networking. Founder Reid Hoffman, previously CEO of LinkedIn, is now Chairman of the Board. LinkedIn is headquartered in Mountain View, […]

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