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Are You Serving Up Leftovers On Your LinkedIn Profile?

Have you been treating the Interests section of your LinkedIn profile like a plate of Thanksgiving leftovers? Interests is a subsection of the Additional Info section and can include up to 1,000 characters. It’s typically displayed way down on the bottom of someone’s profile, and people tend to put the “leftovers” there–statements or terms that don’t seem to fit anywhere else on their profile. The Interests … [Read More...]

Bullet-Point Blogging

“Bullet points, when used wisely, can increase readability and retention by readers,” Michael Bailey reminds us in Internet Marketing: an Hour a Day. So is that all we need to know?  Not by a long shot, because bullet points can very easily go very wrong. Bullet points are mini-headlines, encouraging readers to go back into the real meat of your content or go forward with your call to action, says Robert Bruce of copyblogger.com. Bruce offers two … [Read More...]

Giving Thanks to a Female Tech Pioneer You’ve Probably Never Heard of

Dame Stephanie Shirley founded a female-run software development company in 1962 -- but she still had to sign her name as a man to be taken seriously. … [Read More...]

How Major Brands Are Using Livestreaming to Market to Millennials

It's a lot of trial and error for big-name companies that want to reach younger consumers through video-streaming services like Periscope. … [Read More...]

What can entrepreneurs learn from the recent Amazon articles?

The Young Entrepreneur Council is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. Read previous SmartBlogs posts by YEC. If you enjoy this article, join SmartBrief’s e-mail list for our newsletters on small business and entrepreneurialism. Q. What is … [Read More...]

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