You can now beef up your LinkedIn profile by adding any volunteer experience, a list of causes that you care about, and any organizations you support. After all, volunteering is as good for your career as it is for those you help. And your volunteer efforts … [Read more...]
Featuring guest bloggers at your blog is one of the best ways to create content when you're on vacation, or the idea well is dry, or you've simply run out of steam. I wish I'd receive 10 times the number of pitches I do from guest bloggers. Today, as I was looking for interesting content to tweet, I ended up at Arik Hanson's [Read more...]
By Joan Stewart
Too many of us build out our LinkedIn profile, and then once we see the blue bar that says "100% profile completeness," we forget to return to it periodically for updates.
Yet you read them all the time in people's online press rooms, in their books, and even on the mini-profiles they write on their Twitter and Facebook pages.
Sometimes job-hunters include a … [Read more...]
The more inbound links to your website from authoritative websites, the more authoritative Google judges your own website and the more traffic it will deliver.
And you get extra points from Google as well as traffic if those links include hyperlink text. For example, if someone links to my website at PublicityHound.com, I'd much rather … [Read more...]
I'm going to comb through my profiles at the various social networking sites where I participate to see if any of them contain the passwords I use for my bank accounts, websites and anything else online. The article "Forgot Your Password?" May be Weakest … [Read more...]
Nancy Schwartz, one of the foremost experts in marketing for nonpofits, passes along handy reminders for nonprofit execs and others on how to write a bio. She recommends: ---No more than two paragraphs. Make note of any professional designations, associations and awards. These show you have deep connections in the field. ---Write bios for … [Read more...]