Henk Ritmeester

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LinkedIn 277% More Effective for Lead Generation Than Facebook & Twitter [New Data]

Build Your LinkedIn Profile From Start to Finish With This Massive Visual Guide

You’ve got six seconds to impress a recruiter on LinkedIn, and once you reel them in, you want to make sure your profile is solid. This giant visual …

Scaling LinkedIn with Jeff Weiner — Class 19 Notes of Stanford University’s CS183C

Here is an essay version of my class notes from Class 18 of Stanford University’s CS183C — Technology-enabled Blitzscaling — taught by Reid Hoffman, …

Linkedin Introduces Youth-Focussed App For China

Linkedin has released a professional networking app specifically aimed at China’s growing youth working class. According to the CEO, ‘Red Rabbit’ is …

Chitu, An All-In Product From LinkedIn China-钛媒体官方网站

In the end of June this year, LinkedIn China announced the launch of Chitu, a professional social networking app independently developed by the local …

The LinkedIn Content Marketing Tactical Plan | Your guide to building an effective content strategy on LinkedIn

Content marketing is a go-to strategy in B2B today, entrusted with building brand awareness and generating and nurturing leads. And yet less than …

LinkedIn moves to 'unlimited' vacation, 17 paid holidays

Stephen Lam/Getty Images<p>LinkedIn will soon adopt a new vacation policy with no minimum or maximum vacation days. Everyone just works vacation time out with their own manager.<p>LinkedIn is also turning July 4 into an extra-long holiday break. All told, the company is going from 15 days of accrued …

The Workplace

Seven deadly social media sins. #socialmedia http://t.co/s8eZ8gL9jD

Twitter's biggest change ever, Moments, lets you follow events

Just 24 hours after Twitter announced that Jack Dorsey would become the company’s permanent CEO, Project Lightning, the company’s long-promised way to follow events, has finally emerged.<p>It’s now called ‘Moments’ and marks the first fundamental product change since the company’s launch.<p>Moments is a …

Social is dead: What 146 startup pitches showed me about the next wave of tech companies

Over the past two weeks, I have listened to 146 startups pitch in rapid-fire succession at demo days for Y Combinator and 500 Startups.<p>Of those startups, probably five or six will emerge as the next Airbnb, Dropbox, or Reddit. The founders of the next billion-dollar startup have probably run …

Startups

5 Tools to Grow Your Presence on Google Plus

I know what a lot of you are thinking..Why should we consider Google plus because it’s obvious that Google has lost the social network war and Google …

Customers

12 Social Media Marketing Trends for Small Business

Shares 35K<p>Curious about how other small businesses are using social media to get more sales?<p>Wondering which platforms work best for small …

Flipboard Has Filed To Raise Another $50M

Flipboard’s 75 percent jump in the last six months has it clocking in at over 70 million monthly active users. And it looks like that is not the only recent bump for the startup: It appears to have quietly raised another $50 million in funding.<p>[Update: Flipboard has confirmed our story.]<p>We were …

Venture Capital

6 Tips to Ignite Your Instagram Recruiting

You’ve probably heard about how lots of businesses are now using Instagram as a marketing tool, but have you ever thought about using it for …

This big data startup with roots from LinkedIn just raised millions of dollars

It used to be that if you were a company that’s been accumulating tons of data about your business, it would take a day or two (or longer) to sift …

Big Data

Reveal, a New Social Network That Rewards Users

Social networks are one of the most popular services on the Internet. Facebook is king, with over 1.4 billion active users each month, while Google …

Celebrity Gossip

35 Percent of Employers Less Likely to Interview Applicants They Can’t Find Online, According to Annual CareerBuilder Social Media Recruitment Survey

• Majority of employers now use social networks to screen candidates<br>• 35 percent of employers who screen via social networks have sent friend requests or …

How to Create Customized LinkedIn Backgrounds

Shares 6K<p>Do you want to stand out on LinkedIn?<p>Have you added graphics to your profile?<p>One of the most noticeable changes on LinkedIn in recent months …

Infographics

SlideShare is the digital marketing secret weapon – new research

Image via BigStockPhoto.com<b>Just 15% of social media marketers are using Slideshare.</b> (highlight to tweet)85% of social media marketers are missing out …

Marketing

How to: Actually Engage Passive Candidates (As Proven by Science)

Finding potential candidates is getting much easier. Tools like Sourcehub (plug plug!), Entelo, OpenWeb, the myriad of custom search engines out …

Android Users: How to Stop Giving so Much Personal Information to Google

Advertisement<p>If you’re using an Android phone or tablet, Google is already tracking a lot of information about you.<p>They do make it easy to close your …

The Brilliant Airbnb Job Application Stunt (That Actually Worked) | LinkedIn Talent Blog

Nina Mufleh was facing the problem all-too-common in today’s world: she applied for job after job at her dream employer, Airbnb, but none of her …

How Do You Know If Your Social Media Plan Has Succeeded Or Failed?

Tom Chant, Head Of Customer Innovation, O2“<i>When running a campaign, you want it to be a success. But if you know you’ve failed, you can still move</i> …

Marketing

How to Kickstart a Social Media Strategy on Today’s Top Networks

As a business owner or entrepreneur, using social media to connect and appeal to consumers isn’t always as easy as it seems.Simply posting or …

Marketing

The Quick Guide to LinkedIn Marketing: 9 Best Practices

With its new features and updates, LinkedIn is becoming a social media platform that you shouldn’t overlook, especially if you are a B2B …

What’s Next for Social Data Intelligence

The early adopters of social listening and analytics, who first saw its value, were all communications specialists and early pioneers in digital …

Big Data

Why Data Empowers Recruiters to Hire Better, Faster [Infographic] | LinkedIn Talent Blog

When there is an overwhelming number of job reqs to fill and a long list of hiring manager requirements for “the one perfect candidate,” it’s hard to …

Why People Unfollow Brands On Facebook, Twitter And LinkedIn - #infographic

The folks at BuzzStream and Fractl conducted a survey of more than 900 respondents to better understand why people un-follow brands on social …

Dit is waarom mensen merken ontvolgen [infographic]

Met de komst van social media zijn er voor ondernemers en merken vele mogelijkheden. Ze kunnen hun producten en/of diensten promoten en in contact …