Sophia Ahamed

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10 Surprising Twitter Statistics To Help You Reach More Followers

“Retweet” or “RT”? To #hashtag or not? How do you get the most engagement from your Twitter followers? Let’s dive right in.<p>Since social media is changing so often, it can be really hard to keep up with stats and trends that affect how you use it. I quite often forget the facts that I’ve read, or I …

Want To Succeed? Don't Check Your Email - And Work Out At Lunch

David Morken practically sparkles with energy, even over the phone. Morken is Co-founder and CEO of Bandwidth, a 15-year-old company that focuses on IP-based communication technology – and is proud of the fact that they’re “challenging the standards of old telecom” in everything they do. Their …

6 tips to help small businesses conquer social media

Don’t underestimate the power of social media. That’s the message Blo, a chain of blow dry bars that started in Vancouver in 2007 and now has 34 …

What 80% Of Employers Do Before Inviting You For An Interview

Many job seekers have described to me that submitting a resume in today's job market is mostly a banging-their-head-against-a-wall, extremely frustrating waste of time.<p>You want that resume to get you into an interview, but it doesn't. I think this could be why:<p><b>80% of employers</b><p>Google job …

5 reasons Slack will change the workplace

“Viral socializing,” or word of mouth, is how Slack founder and chief executive Stewart Butterfield described his startup’s marketing campaign.<p>No money spent on PR. Zero on advertising. No buses in San Francisco touting Slack banners. In other words, let the technology speak for itself, Butterfield …

Startups: Try ‘hot coffee sprints’ to keep your mojo

Crafting and communicating killer and persuasive messaging are some of those foundational skills that every marketer must master. Like many things, these skills atrophy if not continuously exercised.<p>That gets increasingly likely as you rise in your marketing career and become less hands-on or as …