LinkedIn 101 for Professionals

With over 300 million users and 2 new users added each second, LinkedIn is one of the largest, fastest-growing social media networking website out there, and has the unique honor of being the only social network for professionals, job-seekers, head-hunters, as well as company-heads and … [Read more...]

Why LinkedIn is So Important for Professionals and Job-Seekers

LinkedIn might not be the most popular of all the social networks out there, but let's not underestimate its importance, especially when it comes to connecting with industry professionals, furthering your career, hiring and getting hired, as well as for business-to-business (B2B) … [Read more...]

8 Surefire Signs That It’s Time to Quit Your Job

Forbes ran a job satisfaction survey last year which yielded not-so-surprising results: "[Out of the] 411 workers [surveyed] in the U.S. and Canada, only 19% said they were satisfied with their jobs. Another 16% said they were “somewhat satisfied.” But the rest, nearly two-thirds of respondents, … [Read more...]

10 Most Engaged Brands on Facebook

For a business or a brand, social media presence is of the utmost importance. However being on social media is only one part of the story, actually engaging your audience is a completely different task, and a big one in itself! Social media engagement is essential when it comes to being … [Read more...]

Negotiation Tips: How to Get What You Want

For me, being a good negotiator is one of the cornerstones to success in business. Good negotiations skills can come in handy in many different situations that one encounters in his/her personal or professional life. In the business world, good negotiations skills can be the difference between … [Read more...]

Case Study: How NOT to Do Customer Service

'Customer is king' and 'it is essential to put the customer first' are just some of the concepts which underline the importance of good customer service. Indeed, your customer is perhaps the most important business asset: if you don't have any, your business will cease to exist - it's as simple as … [Read more...]

Building Customer Loyalty

Why do people buy an iPhone? Why do people prefer shopping on Amazon? Why do a large percentage of internet users prefer to use Google? Why do Ford fans buy Ford only? Why do Nikon enthusiasts prefer Nikon cameras and lens? Why do people stick with specific brands and names when it comes to … [Read more...]

6 Big Brands and How They Use Their Facebook Pages

Facebook of course is, by far and wide, the most popular social networking website out there, and the statistics are just amazing; they pretty much speak for themselves: over 1 billion registered users (that's 1 in every 7 people on the earth!), with over half-a-billion active users! Which is why … [Read more...]

Inspirational Sales Quotes

Motivation and inspiration are two of the key elements to be successful in sales. I know because I’ve worked in sales (insurance, to be precise) for a couple of years (been there done that, in other words), and I know that more than anything else, you need that extra bit of motivation, impetus and … [Read more...]