[ADV] How To Develop An Anonymous Social Networking App

YoungUpstarts

Social media is a popular webspace where people can be able to share their personal ideas, comments, lamentations, messages, and other contents. On the other hand, anonymous social media apps like Whisper, YikYak, Secret and Facebook rooms are also gaining popularity right now.

Everconnect.me Unifies Your Social Networking Profiles And Contacts

YoungUpstarts

Feeling overburdened by trying to handle multiple social networking services at the same time? Confused and frustrated by the need to manage all your social contact lists? We empathize. And apparently so do the folks at EverConnect Corporation, who has launched their everconnect.me

A Place To Call Your Own: Building Your Brand’s Vertical Social Network

YoungUpstarts

Social networks have gained genuine power as a marketing tool for businesses looking to increase their reach, traffic and leads. But there’s no guarantee that the places where most social networking happens now will be the same places hosting it in the future.

The Intellectual Social Network

Start Up Blog

Quora is quickly becoming my preferred social network to ‘invest’ time in. We’ll only open it up to a few thousand overworked, anti-social, Ivy Leaguers. Google – we are building the world’s 20th search engine at a time when most of the others have been abandoned as being commoditized money losers. We’ll strip out all of the ad-supported news and portal features so you won’t be distracted from using the free search stuff.

Social network usage is starting to drop

The Equity Kicker

2014 has been a great year for social media marketing. We’ve seen the same trend play out on Google over the last few years where paid search in many categories is now too expensive for startups.

4 Ways Social Networks Can Boost A Company’s Reputation

YoungUpstarts

For many companies, the ability to strike the right tone on social networks is a key way for managers, marketing departments, and owners to reach customers and ensure that a great reputation isn’t a company’s best kept secret. By Jenny Q.

Social Networks Implode Quickly

Diego Basch

Do social networking sites tend do die faster than other types? A social network increases its value faster than linearly as the number of users grow. On the other hand, your Google searches may take you to content sites that nobody updates anymore.

What the Past Can Tell Us About the Future of Social Networking

Both Sides of the Table

I recently spoke at Caltech at the Caltech / MIT Enterprise Forum on “the future of social networking,&# the 30-minute video is here and the PowerPoint presentation is here on DocStoc ). What are the big trends that will drive the next phase of social networks?

LinkedIn harnesses the power of intent in a social network

The Equity Kicker

Search advertising is generally thought to be more powerful than display advertising because when a user searches for something they often have an intent to buy it. Social networks (along with email and other communications services) are amongst the worst places for display advertising on this measure as most users are there to talk with their friends and are not thinking about buying anything. Social networks

BarkHappy Launches a Social Networking App for Dogs in Austin

SiliconHills

A social networking app for dog owners made its debut in Austin this week. It’s BarkHappy, a location based meet up and search app, for dog owners. The app lets dog owners arrange meetings […] The post BarkHappy Launches a Social Networking App for Dogs in Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. The app, which is available on Android and IOS devices, lets dog owners discover other dogs in their area through geolocation.

Social Networks Will Become Marketplaces

Duct Tape Marketing

Social Networks Will Become Marketplaces This content from: Duct Tape Marketing. For the last few years I’ve been promoting the idea that social networks are like outposts, in many respects, best suited to point the way to your hub or main content site.

Will A Different Approach to Search Work?

Feld Thoughts

Google dominates search. They hypothesize that by injecting social and real-time data, along with interactions with real people, your search results become much better. you will immediately notice that they completely do away with search lists.

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The New Job Search

YoungUpstarts

by Maureen Francisco, author of “ It Takes Moxie “ The job search landscape continues to change every year. Use Social Media. You never know who’s searching. So make sure you are always networking, whether in person or through social-networking sites.

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How to Maintain a Consistent Brand Identity Across Social Networks

Duct Tape Marketing

How to Maintain a Consistent Brand Identity Across Social Networks written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. When social media marketing first began it was rather easy to maintain a consistent brand identity.

8 Reasons To Initiate A Startup While Job Searching

Startup Professionals Musings

It’s more fun tackling the challenges of a startup in between job search activities, than sitting around feeling sorry for yourself and waiting for status callbacks on interviews (which seem to have gone out of style). Use social networking and blogging to get your message out.

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Why Your LinkedIn Profile Can Make The Difference in Your Job Search

YoungUpstarts

Not only is the market overflowing with highly qualified individuals, but to complicate matters, the job search and application functions of yesteryear are no longer valid. To avoid falling into either of these traps, search for keywords that you’re thinking of using in your own profile.

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I wish people wouldn’t take liberties with my social network

The Equity Kicker

So I searched some more before finding the Banksy that I went with in the end. Last week I tweeted a link to this great list of annoying ways that people’s social networks get abused. Advertising Social networksI spent some time yesterday updating the background on my Twitter page. I was looking for something that was a little edgy and subtly indicated London, and I like where I ended up.

Want A LinkedIn Profile Makeover? Here Are 9 Easy Steps!

YoungUpstarts

LinkedIn is a social platform where professionals gather together to grow their careers and benefit from any potential opportunities available. My Network: List of all professionals that you are connected to. Search Bar: You can customize your search considerably through LinkedIn.

The 21-Day Job Search: 5 Tips To Ensure Success

YoungUpstarts

It is possible, however, if you diligently apply the following tips: Make Your Job Search Your Job. Use the hours you would normally spend at the office for your job search and approach it with a professional, goal-oriented attitude. Network. by Teddy Hunt.

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3 Ways in Which Social Media Has Impacted Company Communications

Brandanew

The scenario has changed drastically within a few years as the far reaching potential of social sites is being experienced and explored. Some departments and functions within organizations have had a complete social makeover. Social Media Impact on Internal communications.

Understanding Real-Time Web Search Engines

Startup Professionals Musings

By Evan Britton Each day, millions of internet users post updates on a variety of social networking sites. Perhaps the most interesting feature of real-time search engines is that the results are updated each minute.

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Will A Different Approach to Search Work?

Feld Thoughts

Google dominates search. In an effort to experiment with a different approach, we recently led an AngelList syndicated investment in one potential search challenger, a Kansas City based startup called Leap.it who is taking a different approach based on the belief that machine-based algorithms can only get you so far. They hypothesize that by injecting social and real-time data, along with interactions with real people, your search results become much better.

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8 Ways Starting a Business Helps Your Job Search

Startup Professionals Musings

It’s more fun tackling the challenges of a startup in between job search activities, than sitting around feeling sorry for yourself and waiting for status callbacks on interviews (which seem to have gone out of style). Use social networking and blogging to get your message out.

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What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Google+

YoungUpstarts

First of all, Google is the queen mother of all search engines. Secondly, Google has some really outstanding products that are attached to its search engine. Google+ is more than just a “wannabe” social media outlet. by Alicia Lawrence, WebpageFX .

6 Smart Ways To Use Social Media In Your Job Search

YoungUpstarts

Along with the traditional resume, a well-written cover letter, and an impressive handshake , social media is an absolutely crucial component to a productive and successful job search. So what are some ways you can effectively use social media in your job search?

Next-Gen Marketing Option for Fast-Growth Companies

The Startup Magazine

It has already worked with a number of Unicorns, including Uber, Just Eat and Deliveroo, helping them build distribution networks and consumer audiences in the UK via face-to-face marketing and digital channels.

Introverts’ Best Practice Guide To Meeting People And Building Relationships

YoungUpstarts

by J ason Treu , author of “ Social Wealth: How to Build Extraordinary Relationships By Transforming the Way We Live, Love, Lead and Network “ 1. and interest groups are fantastic places to meet new friends, network for business, and meet potential partners.

The New Networking: Ultimate LinkedIn Guide For 2012 Grads

YoungUpstarts

(We’ve looked) at how social media sites can be used as powerful networking tools for new college graduates, sharing our best picks for tips, tools, and more for Facebook , Twitter , and now, LinkedIn. Search to find the right one for you, and dive in to become an active member.

The 4 Most Popular Jobs In Social Media

YoungUpstarts

A few years ago social networks boomed, causing changes in the way people socialize, but also how companies approached marketing. Today we discuss the four most popular s ocial media jobs in the world of social networks: Social Media Strategist.

Goskoop.com, Your Personal Online Concierge

YoungUpstarts

San Francisco, California-based Goskoop (www.goskoop.com) is an interesting hybrid site that combines elements of e-commerce and social networking to provide a form of personal online concierge service.

People Who Search Convert

Duct Tape Marketing

People who conduct searches on a website convert at a higher rate than people who don’t. So it makes sense to find ways to improve the search on your e-commerce site. Also, avoid using images that look like a search box, such as text inside a small rectangular box.

[Infographic] Online Marketing In 2012: What You Need To Know

YoungUpstarts

For example: - Mobile searches increased by a massive 400-percent in 2011. 70-percent of people on social networks are also online shoppers. 68-percent of businesses plan to integrate social media marketing with their e-mail marketing.

Increase Sales Using Social Media – Growth Hacks That Work

The Startup Magazine

You need to establish good relations with your customers in order to generate more sales and social media is the best place to find and attract new audiences. 2- Leverage The Power of Social Selling Tools. This makes your task of selling easier on social media.

Find Great Coffee Places With Coffeetopia

YoungUpstarts

Sure, there are many applications focused around coffee , or services such as location-based social network site Foursquare and review sites like Yelp , but none that lets you review, rate, and share about your favorite coffee places.

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Optimizing Your Tweets for Search

Duct Tape Marketing

Optimizing Your Tweets for Search written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. Twitter’s among the most powerful social networks in the world for brand awareness – which is why it’s of the utmost importance that you know how to tap into it. In the right hands, Twitter may well be among the most powerful social networks in the world. I suspect this is tied to the nature of the social network.

10 Ways That Entrepreneurs Need to be More Open

Startup Professionals Musings

The emergence of social networking and the Internet has caused a new focus and value on “openness,” which leads to a new element of leadership, called “Open Leadership.” Employees can share best practices with customers on social network platforms and customers can help each other.

What Social Media Needs To Do To Better Pique Your Interest

YoungUpstarts

Whether you are conscious of it or not, these behaviors tell social media algorithms that this is the content you really want to see. As such, leading platforms continue to promote the most viral content dictated by your digital social circle.

Startuppers.org – A Community Of Upstarts

YoungUpstarts

Here’s yet another new resource for startup folks – Startuppers.org is a new social network geared towards startup entrepreneurs. Resources Slovakia social network startup community startup ecosystem Startup Weekend startups

Don’t be too proud to copy

VC Cafe

It would be hard to compete with Google on search, Facebook on social networking and Amazon on ecommerce. Houseparty Israel amazon apple Facebook Google houseparty M&A microsoft social networking videoContinue Reading → This is a content summary only. Click on the post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the website and more!

Top 10 Reasons For Intranet Failure – And How To Prevent It From Happening To You

YoungUpstarts

One of the main objectives for deploying a social intranet is to make life easier for employees and improve productivity. At the same time, maintaining a clean, uncluttered environment can eliminate the need to waste time searching for what you need. Ineffective Search Feature.

[Infographic] Google Yourself

YoungUpstarts

Every time we volunteer more information about ourselves online through the use of various social media profiles, the more we reveal about ourselves to the world. Even if you haven’t Googled yourself, others certainly have sought to find out details about you on search engines.

Putting the Google search controversy in perspective

Jeff Hilimire

Google made a major announcement about their search engine on January 10th. Unless Google decides to go back on favoring Google+ over other social networks, I assure you it is a big deal. No longer is Google serving up the most relevant content via their search engine.

25 Twitter Tips For Your Professional Development

YoungUpstarts

Although LinkedIn gets a lot of love as a professional social media site, Twitter is a force that can’t be ignored by up-and-coming young professionals. Remember to give (and take) : Networking on Twitter is more about giving than getting.