3 ways to use Slideshare for B2B lead generation

In my last post I looked at key characteristics that make Slideshare presentations go viral. They included providing in-depth insight, designing eye-catching experience and, most importantly, telling a great story. (Full article here.) And yet someone may ask, “What’s the point? Why bother with Slideshare?” The answer is simple – lead generation. There are undoubtedly…

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30 examples of UK social media policies and guidance

  I was quite surprised by our recent social media and the law report that showed 19% of companies didn’t have a social media policy. I did think that wasn’t too bad. But last week, we conducted a Mock Tribunal looking at the impact of social media on employment law. What was clear, as I…

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Your Weekly Social Media Snapshot

Facebook after death An article was released this week, regarding the heartbreaking wish to allow parents access to their deceased children’s Facebook accounts. Should we allow family members access without knowing the account users wishes? Or something that shouldn’t even be questioned? It’s difficult to say, but it looks like some parents aren’t going down…

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Forget Facebook, it’s all about LinkedIn

For companies using social media, Facebook is no longer the “in” platform. LinkedIn has stolen Facebook’s crown and run away with it. According to research from the University of Massachusetts, more than 8 in 10 companies have a presence on LinkedIn (up from 73% in 2011). The increase in companies using LinkedIn has a direct…

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Social networks being used to out the Bulger murderers

Social media networks, in particular Twitter, have been under the limelight in the past week due to an outbreak of pictures claiming to identify the two killers of James Bulger, who was murdered 20 years ago. UK police have ordered social network users to stop outing the released murderers. Before the intervention, the picture had…

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