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6 Bad Blogging Habits and Misconceptions You Need to Stop

Blogging is full of interesting ideas and techniques, but certain bad habits always emerge along the way. Whether you still believe in duplicate content penalties or are waiting for traffic to magically come after writing a few posts, here are some common blogging misconceptions and habits every blogger should be aware of. Read more…

5 disastrous mistakes entrepreneurs need to avoid in business blogging

The primary objective of a business blog is to create valuable resources for your target audience, which will, in turn, make them interested in your business. Today, it is regarded as one of the core components of inbound marketing strategy. Having a business blog not only enhances brand awareness, but also helps you generate more inbound links, indexed pages, leads, and conversions. Business blogging can…

Become a Social Selling Superstar: Connect, Build Trust & Foster Sales

72.6% of salespeople using social selling as part of their sales process outperformed their sales peers and exceeded quota 23% more often than their colleagues, according to a recent report by Aberdeen Group. Social selling (or building and fostering relationships online that lead to sales) has proven to help salespeople reach and exceed targets, take home higher commission and build lasting relationships with fruitful prospects….

4 Ways to Boost Your Social Selling Profile (Courtesy of LinkedIn)

According to a recent case study with SAP, the sales pipeline increased by more than 40 percent when SAP’s Inside Sales team implemented LinkedIn’s Sales Navigator. In other words, social selling has crossed the proverbial chasm. We know that social improves the selling and buying process for all parties. Companies such as SAP, Microsoft, and EY are going all in on social selling. Mike Derezin,…

9 Steps to Get Your ‘Social-Selling’ Program Off the Ground

These days small businesses are being bombarded by consultants, pundits and thought leaders telling them they need to get their businesses on social media. With hardly a moment passing where we aren’t told to follow something on Twitter or like a page on Facebook, the proliferation of social has reached epic proportion. With this hyper-awareness comes a certain sense of urgency for most entrepreneurs —…

Why the Future of New Business Is Social Selling

If you thought social media was just about being social, think again. Today it’s about “social selling.”  Potential investors, employees, colleagues, clients and customers are literally at your fingertips. Social selling is no longer optional for your business. Read more…

Social Selling is an avenue worth exploring

Social selling. It’s a term that will almost certainly split any team into two distinct groups. Those that believe in the power of turning to social media to foster business relationships, and those that would rather stick with the tried and true methods of sales. Before we talk about the benefits of social selling, it’s important to understand exactly what it means. Read more…

Creators can now tell stories with Tweets

I think this is a huge move for Twitter opening up the ability for all users to create moments. For everyone who wants to make a Moment – starting today you can! Creators everywhere can now tell stories with Tweets. pic.twitter.com/ZJtNBoTPWf — Twitter (@twitter) September 28, 2016 Moments is currently only available on the desktop, but is “coming soon to mobile.”

The changing face of how we communicate with each other

WOW! It’s official – the top four instant messaging applications now have more active monthly users than the top four social networks. I read ages ago that email was dead.  And then blogging was dead.  Social Media had killed them both. And who sends texts anymore? The numbers point to instant messaging through apps like WhatsApp, Viber, and Facebook’s own Messenger app as the new…