Christopher Schmidt

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17 Must-Have Features on Your LinkedIn Profile (Infographic)

This story originally appeared on PR Daily <br>Being active on LinkedIn can help you gain new business, find job opportunities or attract potential customers.<p>But you only have a shot at those things if your profile provides people with a complete set of information about you, including your contact …

Infographics

LinkedIn Tips: 10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Network

Ten years ago, entrepreneur Reid Hoffman had a vision for a website that could help create and foster important business connections among professionals. He co-founded a site called LinkedIn with the tag line "Relationships matter."<p>The social media giant, with 225 million members in 200 countries, …

Customers

How to Make the Most of Google Analytics Acquisition Reports

Understanding how users have reached your website is fundamental to planning your marketing activity and increasing relevant traffic to your website. …

Tracking These 6 Metrics Could Boost Your Sales

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"How can I increase my sales?" This is perhaps the most common question entrepreneurs and business owners ask. I typically respond by asking about their sales metrics. For example, their average revenue per sale.<p>Unfortunately, most …

Customers

Digital Marketing Strategy vs. Tactics  

<b>Digital Marketing Strategy vs. Tactics</b> <br>There's a big difference and most marketers think they understand it. The thing is, after looking in depth at numerous companies across multiple industries over the past few weeks, I really don't think they do.<p>Don't be fooled by checkbox marketing and thinking that showing up for owned, earned and paid media is actually creating a meaningful experience for your customers.<p>What does your brand stand for and how do you want to be known? How can you go beyond …

Habits of the World's Wealthiest People (Infographic)

What do Oprah Winfrey and Warren Buffett have in common, in addition to their fairly sizable net worths? More than you might think.<p>An infographic developed by social-media marketing company NowSourcing details some of the qualities and traits shared by the rich (we're talking those who earn more …

Reality TV

10 Questions to Ask When Measuring Your Social Media ROI

What good are likes and retweets over social media if they don't add to your company's bottom line?<p>If you think tracking your company's social media return on investment (ROI) is a waste of time, think again. When tracked and tweaked properly, social media can give your startup the marketing muscle …

Social Media

What Shoppers Still Won't Buy on Amazon (Infographic)

The online shopping cart - what makes it in and why? These are crucial questions for ecommerce, a $231 billion industry that, while growing, still represents just a fraction of the overall retail space. This infographic from Walker Sands shares results from its 2014 study on the Future of Retail, …

eCommerce

Digital Marketing Trends And Predictions for 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]

<b>Digital Marketing Trends And Predictions for 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]</b><p>The year 2014 – digital marketing has reached a whole new level and continues to do so. However, some marketers are still wondering – “What factors are going to influence their marketing efforts this year and to what extent? Are there any surprises waiting?<p>Find out the answers to these questions and make some informed investment decisions after looking at this infographic from +Position2.<p><b>Some Key Stats</b><p>In 2014, around 35% of all …

How to Use Social Media to Find Customers (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Gaining popularity on social media is only half the battle. How do you convert those "Likes" into paying customers?<p>According to data compiled by Wishpond, a maker of social-media marketing applications, 77 percent of business-to consumer …

Social Media

The 80/20 Rule of Time Management: Stop Wasting Your Time

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Small-business owners waste their time on what I call $10 an hour work, like running to get office supplies. Meanwhile, they forgo the activities that earn $1,000 an hour, such as sending the right email to the right person, or …

Time Management