Category Archives: Networking

6 Social Media Sites & Directories Your Company Needs to Target Now | The Startup Magazine

Is your company’s online presence diverse and well-developed enough to stand out from the competition?

If you’re not targeting most or all of the social media sites and directories on the list below, the answer may well be “no.” Here’s what you need to know about each.


LinkedIn is the world’s most popular social media platform for professionals and brands. If your company doesn’t have at least a pro forma LinkedIn presence, it’s missing out.

Here’s the thing: Not every brand needs a LinkedIn company page. You can bet that LinkedIn is not a top marketing priority for this ubiquitous coffee chain, because said ubiquitous marketing chain has enviable name recognition and the bottomless resources required to run nonstop legacy media ads.

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c59907_38a1af82f3234a82b36cc2c9068c22ad-mv2This is a One-Day intimate and interactive EXPERIENCE that brings the instructors who give you the tools to propel SELF + Business success. It is for the entrepreneur who is ready to use what’s in their Hand and Master IT – Creating an environment of continuous Profit!

The LIST Tour will focus in on content marketing, influence, capital and ways to use social media to your advantage. 

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How to Build Online Relationships Into Meaningful Networks |

roundabout-1940x900_34955I was waiting for my son’s basketball game to start this weekend, and with the morning’s emails all drained, I turned to Twitter and saw a Tweet from Marshall Kirkpatick.

I consider Marshall a business friend. A fellow thinker and tinkerer of technology. Somebody I respect. And like. But here’s the thing — I honestly can’t remember how many times I’ve actually met Marshall in person. I know him really through being online, and from that we’ve had phone calls to debate his business and such.

It’s an online relationship, and I actually believe that as of 2015 I’ve met more of my close connections in the past five to seven years online before offline. Brad Feld. Fred Wilson. Tristan Walker. And many, many more. Some through blog comments — your place or mine. Some on Twitter.

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