Usually when I talk about social media - and advocate for its use - I focus on the benefits to you the financial services professional - the ability to provide better client service, the longer-term goal of obtaining new business, etc. But, an interesting study caught my eye the other day - it focused on the fact that 90% of high net worth investors use social media. What...
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NORMAL – The Illinois Recycling Association will offer a half-day social media workshop during its annual conference June 3-5 at Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.
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Twitter and Facebook just had another rocket ship put in their trajectory! They, along with other social media, have been officially deemed by the Securities and Exchange Commission to be acceptable venues for companies to disclose material information to investors. The only caveat is that public companies must advise investors where the information can be found, most...
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Offering itself as an alternative social media, LibertyBin.com officially launched in January with the ambition "to be the world's premiere social media program." Wondering if its name might also lean toward being "...
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24-hour live history event D-Day: As It Happens will recreate the events of D-Day through TV, online, mobile and social media this June.
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I’m a big fan of what’s right with social media. One of the reasons it’s been so successful is the natural way people collaborate with each other. However, I’m not sure that a lot of what the social media gurus share as best practice really is “best” practice. Here are some of my suggestions to reap the most reward from your social media efforts:
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We all are familiar now (unless you live under a rock -- without Internet access) with the many social media sites available to anyone online. There is Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, FourSquare, to name a few. If you can name any particular subject, there is probably a social media site associated with it. The worrisome trend happening beneath everyone's noses (and...
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Will social media fatigue change the future of social networks as we now know them? And what does a social education look like? "Social, Inc." author Bob Zukis joins digits.
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There was a time when the social media editor was the only person in a newsroom responsible for obsessively monitoring social platforms. With journalists now taking on much of this work, is the role of the social media editor obsolete? Rob Fishman believes they are, as he laid out in a Buzzfeed feature earlier this week. Rob, Anthony De Rosa, Matthew Ingram, Liz Heron and...
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Former social media giant Myspace officially relaunched on Wednesday with a $20 million ad campaign and a new focus.
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