5 Takeaways From SXSW 2019

SXSW Interactive has evolved over the past decade that I have been going. For starters, I’ve watched ridesharing services come, go, and come back again, but it doesn’t seem to help the traffic situation either way. This year there were scooters on top of everything, which come with their own set of issues.

If You Want Traffic Go Live On LinkedIn

LinkedIn has launched live video on their business professional platform and according to marketing experts Neil Patel and Eric Siu, it’s a great new way to get traffic from LinkedIn. “If you go live on LinkedIn they’re pushing it harder than anything else because they have to catch up. If you want more traffic and it may sound simple, but really, just go live.”

Rand Hindi: Human-Like Artificial Intelligence is Never Going to Exist

Dr. Rand Hindi says that without emotional intelligence machines will never be able to obtain human-like artificial intelligence. Reminiscent of Star Trek Next Generation, Hindi says that most decisions humans make are actually emotionally driven and machines don’t have an emotional IQ.

How LinkedIn is Using Machine Learning to Determine Skills

One of the more interesting reveals that Dan Francis, Senior Product Manager for LinkedIn Talent Insights, provided in a recent talk about the Talent Insights tool is how LinkedIn is using machine learning to determine skills of people.

LinkedIn Founder: Part of Elon Musk’s Grit is to Push Back Against Obstacles

Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn co-founder, says regarding embattled Tesla founder Elon Musk, “Part of his grit, part of his determination to get to that long future is to push back against these obstacles.

Facebook Sets its Sights on LinkedIn After Testing New Resume Feature

LinkedIn should probably worry now that Facebook has apparently decided to copy a key element of the business website – its resume and CV feature. Facebook is notorious for blatantly copying services and apps made popular by other social media…

LinkedIn Introduces Native Video Feature to Stimulate User Engagement on Its Platform

LinkedIn is best known as the social media platform specifically targeting the job market. It’s a place where job seekers can look for work and for recruiters to source their manpower requirements. Lately, however, the Microsoft subsidiary is polishing the…

What Marketers Can Expect From LinkedIn in 2017

With the backing of Microsoft, LinkedIn has big plans to increase its effectiveness for marketers in 2017. Russ Glass, LinkedIn Marketing Solutions’ Head of Products, was interviewed by LinkedIn Account Executive at Vivek Venugopal: Venugopal: What about LinkedIn has kept…

Results of 2016 LinkedIn Job Fulfillment Survey

LinkedIn surveyed over 1,000 US professionals to determine their level of job satisfaction and found some interesting results. Apparently, Charlotte has the most satisfied white collar workers with 65% of them feeling fulfilled at work. Charlotte is followed in the…

LinkedIn Makes Spamming Contacts Easy With Conversation Starters… Fun!

LinkedIn added Conversation Starters to their messaging platform, making contacting people you never speak to so easy, even a fifth grader can do it! Let’s get started: Let’s say you’re a salesman and you want to contact someone you have…