Yes, it's that time of year again, when marketing experts share their insights and predictions for the coming new year. To save you some time scouring the Internet for the top trends, I've done the work for you.
This infographic displays the number of social media users for there are in real time for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Reddit, and LinkedIn.
I love LinkedIn for business but I dislike the way some people use the social network. In fact, I find it outright annoying for several reasons.
LinkedIn isn't just for networking and job searching. It's an excellent untapped resource for nonprofits looking for volunteers.
If you've been reading my blog in the past, you may remember that I have a pet peeve for overt LinkedIn promotional messages from people I don't know. Well, I finally figured out how to deal with the ones I receive on a daily basis.
In the business-to-business world, LinkedIn is the king of content. In fact, 94% of B2B marketers use LinkedIn to distribute content, making it the social media platform used most often.
You know who you are... LinkedIn members who send countless messages pitching your business, products, or services in your first communication with new connections. What's with that?
According to a new LinkedIn study, professional content consumption is dramatically rising—especially on LinkedIn, where over 1.5 million publishers actively use the LinkedIn Share button on their sites to send content into the LinkedIn platform. The numbers are impressive, I must admit.