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Your LinkedIn Treasure Chest is Waiting to be Found

Last week I stumbled upon a hidden treasure chest, and I could hardly wait to share it with you. LinkedIn hasn’t given it a name, so let’s just refer to it as the LinkedIn Keyword Treasure Chest. To access the treasure chest, simply cut and paste this URL into your web browser: https://linkedin.com/topic/ Then enter the keyword or keywords you’re interested in researching–for instance, … [Read More...]

“Iffy” Blog Content Writing

        National Geographic Kids collects quirky, fun facts. I like the ones presented as “ifs”. I think we blog content writers could sometimes present business information in that same thought-provoking format.  The “If”, I find, is what puts each fact into perspective and makes readers curious to learn more.   “If you continued to grow as fast as an average baby, you’d weight about 413,300 pounds by age 10.” Any of the … [Read More...]

French Officials Not Pleased With Shirt-Ripping Air France Protesters

France's Prime Minster said the images of Air France executives with torn clothes are an embarrassment to the country. … [Read More...]

Six characteristics of effective Customer Experience

Companies that set the bar for creating effective customer experiences share many characteristics: Create a customer-centric experience that surrounds their products, services, and processes Develop and protect a culture that places high value on the customer Design products and services to meet the customer’s current and future needs Establish customer-focused processes that promote the ease of doing business Know … [Read More...]

How frequently do you spend time writing (blogs, journaling, articles, etc.)?

SmartPulse — our weekly nonscientific reader poll in SmartBrief on Leadership — tracks feedback from more than 210,000 business leaders. We run the poll question each week in our e-newsletter. How frequently do you spend time writing (blogs, journaling, articles, etc.)? Very — I write regularly every week: 16% Somewhat — I’ll write occasionally as the mood strikes: 21% Not at all — I’ll write only when … [Read More...]

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