Please, customize your LinkedIn connection requests.

Danika Stahl
Danika Stahl // June 13, 2017
Hi Danika, I’d like to join your LinkedIn network. I’ve seen this message in my inbox a hundred times. It’s the automatically generated message LinkedIn sends when people don’t customize connection requests. I’m not pointing fingers. Not everyone knows a customized connection request is even an option. You have to go directly...

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Disaster maps, WWDC and Taylor Swift: the week in review

Danika Stahl
Danika Stahl // June 9, 2017
Our weekly roundup brings you a list of curated content in social, technology and Mindset Digital happenings from need-to-know news to silly social trends. This week in social… Disaster maps feature will help organizations act faster in crises. The Facebook feature will help humanitarian organizations “paint a more complete picture” of how...

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A new era of selling: social media and sales

Sami Scarpitti
Sami Scarpitti // May 30, 2017
Why sales professionals need to invest in new platforms   My whole career has been in sales. From making a hundred cold calls a day to staying in really bad motels, I’ve done just about every stereotypical thing you’ve seen a salesperson do in the movies. But, as I’ve discovered, it’s not...

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F8 happenings, Neuralink creation and giraffes having babies: the week in review

Danika Stahl
Danika Stahl // April 21, 2017
Our weekly roundup brings you a list of curated content in social, technology and Mindset Digital happenings from need-to-know news to silly social trends. This week in social… Facebook held their annual F8 Conference and packed it with announcements. Here are the highlights (via Buffer): They plan to integrate augmented reality into...

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5 ways you can use social media to get an internship

Ashley Nelson
Ashley Nelson // April 11, 2017
“Getting an internship is harder than finding a job.” I have been told this by many a media professional. It’s unfortunate but, as I’ve found, entirely true, and the irony is that to land a job you need prior experience...which comes from having internships before entering the job market. While...

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LinkedIn’s feed, Google problems and really big chickens: the week in review

Danika Stahl
Danika Stahl // March 24, 2017
Our weekly roundup brings you a list of curated content in social, technology and Mindset Digital happenings from need-to-know news to silly social trends. This week in social… The LinkedIn updates, they never end. What’s new on the LinkedIn menu? Trending storylines. It’s basically, a less cyber-bully-ish Twitter feed. In the future...

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Microsoft hires, Alexa for iOS and a BBC interview gone wrong: the week in review

Danika Stahl
Danika Stahl // March 17, 2017
Our weekly roundup brings you a list of curated content in social, technology and Mindset Digital happenings from need-to-know news to silly social trends. This week in social… Who is this guy? Reid Hoffman, Microsoft's newest addition to the board of directors. He’s the co-founder of LinkedIn. Remember during summer when Microsoft...

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Messenger Day, information leaks and April the giraffe: the week in review

Danika Stahl
Danika Stahl // March 10, 2017
Our weekly roundup brings you a list of curated content in social, technology and Mindset Digital happenings from need-to-know news to silly social trends. This week in social… Facebook has its very own Snapchat. It’s called Messenger Day. It works exactly how you think it does. Take a photo, decorate it and...

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How to write an (almost) perfect LinkedIn headline

Danika Stahl
Danika Stahl // March 7, 2017
Whether you’ve had your LinkedIn profile since the dawn of time (in this case, I mean 2002, when the site first launched) or are just now getting around to making a profile, you’re going to need a headline. “But isn’t the headline just a place to put my job title?” WRONG. Your...

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