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Marketers Are Increasing Their Focus On LinkedIn

Marketers Are Increasing Their Focus On LinkedIn

Marketers are starting to take LinkedIn much more seriously – especially B2B marketers. Research shows that more marketers are planning on increasing their use of the professional social network. A recent Social Media Examiner study looked at how marketers are using social media to grow their businesses. It didn’t focus exclusively on LinkedIn, but there are a lot signs within …

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LinkedIn Builds New Pulse App Around Your Professional Network

LinkedIn Builds New Pulse App Around Your Professional Network

LinkedIn just unveiled a new version of its popular Pulse news reader app on iOS and Android. They’ve completely redesigned it from the ground up with a focus on personalized news based on the user’s professional network. Pulse co-founder Akshay Kothari says this is basically the app they wanted to build when they first joined LinkedIn two years ago. “It’s …

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LinkedIn Is Giving Away Free Business And Tech Training Courses Through Lynda.com

LinkedIn Is Giving Away Free Business And Tech Training Courses Through Lynda.com

Back in April, LinkedIn announced that it was acquiring Lynda.com, an online learnings site that enables people to learn new business, technology, and creative skills – the kinds of skills that you’d want to showcase on your LinkedIn profile and that businesses are looking for when hiring. It seemed like a pretty good fit. Lynda.com has been rebranded as “A …

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LinkedIn Sales Navigator Finally Hits Android, Gains Microsoft Dynamics CRM Integration

Last summer, LinkedIn Sales Navigator got a big refresh, making it a standalone experience with a separate login, letting salespeople get comprehensive information directly. For the first time, it got features like lead recommendation by account, news mentions, and account recommendation. Shortly thereafter, it launched on iOS. Now, it’s finally available for Android. “Now available in Google Play, Sales Navigator …

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Will Companies Pay For LinkedIn Elevate?

LinkedIn just announced a new product called Elevate for companies to get their employees engaging in social media on their behalf. It comes in the form of an app that’s separate from LinkedIn itself, and actually requires payment from businesses. The point is that employers can share content with employees, who can then share it to their own personal networks, …

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LinkedIn Settles Lawsuit Over Massive Password Leak

LinkedIn has settled a class-action lawsuit filed shortly after the social network allowed over 6.5 million passwords to be exposed by Russian hackers in 2012. And apparently, LinkedIn feels as though its penalty should be about $1 per user. Premium user, that is. Though the password breach affected all both types of users – both paid and unpaid – the …

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LinkedIn Extends Ads To Publisher Sites

There’s something of a trend happening with social media advertising platforms expanding to reach customers on third-party websites away from the actual social networks themselves. LinkedIn is now joining in. The company announced the launch of the LinkedIn Lead Accelerator as well as the LinkedIn Network Display, which extends its platform to “thousands” of publisher sites. “Today LinkedIn marks a …

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LinkedIn Has Only Seen A Million Member Posts

Nearly a year ago, LinkedIn opened up its publishing platform to all members in the U.S. in English, enabling the average Joe to write posts as if they were Richard Branson. During that time, however, there have only been a million posts made. That’s the milestone LinkedIn just announced. According to the company, members publish over 40,000 posts per week, …

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LinkedIn’s SlideShare Expands Its Analytics Offering

LinkedIn announces is opening up analytics feature previously only available to premium SlideShare users to all users. “Really helpful in slicing, dicing and understanding your traffic so you can understand and do more of what’s working (and less of what’s not),” a spokesperson for the company said in an email. The offering gives you insights into geographical distribution, traffic sources, …

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These Are The Top Business Skills Of The Year

This time of year, just about every major Internet service puts out some kind of look back at 2014. The search engines reveal the top trending searches of the year. The music streaming/download services reveal the hottest tunes. The social media services reveal additional insights. Few of these services, however, reveal information as potentially useful as this one. LinkedIn has …

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LinkedIn Makes Profiles More User-Friendly

LinkedIn announced some changes to profiles aimed at making it easier to manage them. As LinkedIn’s Alexis Baird says, “A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting and working with several hundred LinkedIn members in Seattle – from small and medium-sized business owners to students and university advisors. This trip gave me the chance to hear firsthand what …

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Liam Neeson Wants to Endorse Your Particular Set of Skills – on LinkedIn

I don’t say this often, but this is one movie marketing promotion that you might want to consider. Liam Neeson – rather his Taken character Bryan Mills – would like to endorse your particular set of skills. On LinkedIn. In this promotion for Taken 3 (which premieres in January), 20th Century Fox will choose one lucky fan and have Mr. …

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