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User Behavior, SEO Audits, Social Media: #StateofSearch 2014 Day One Recap by @wonderwall7

Day one at the Dallas-Ft. Worth Search Engine Marketing Association‘s State of Search conference was a full day: ten sessions plus a morning keynote by Marty Weintraub, Founder of AimClear. Tracks included SEO, PPC, Social Media, and Local SEO. Below is a brief round-up of some of the sessions I had the opportunity to attend today. Morning Keynote: Marty Weintraub Marty revved up the crowd by going through classic social myths that many of us (and our clients or employees) believe when it comes to not implementing social media. Some of these included: If you build it, they will come […]

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Lawsuit Against LinkedIn Claims Reference Search Is Costing Candidates Jobs

The social network known for connecting prospects with their ideal employers, and vice versa, is now being sued by four individuals who claim LinkedIn cost them job opportunities. One feature in particular, LinkedIn’s Reference Search, is what the plaintiffs are saying cost them these opportunities. Reference Search is only available to premium members as a tool for employers or recruiters to generate a list of people in their network who worked in the same company at the same time as a job candidate. Basically, if you’re a recruiter and want to know if you have ever worked with any your […]

Ask The Writers: Is The LinkedIn Publishing Platform Worth It? by @wonderwall7

I’ve done two posts so far as part of our “Ask The Experts” series on Panda 4.0/Payday Loan 2.0 Update and then a followup a few weeks later. However, I thought now was the time for our SEJ writers to get a chance to tackle one of the hottest discussion points right now, the LinkedIn Publishing Platform. Here’s what I asked a selection of our writers: “The LinkedIn Publishing Platform has created buzz among content creators who are excited about the exposure it could provide. However, because best practices aren’t set, the future for it isn’t clear. What is your opinion […]

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LinkedIn Experiments With Location-Based Features To Connect Nearby Professionals by @mattsouthern

VentureBeat reports that LinkedIn is experimenting with location-based features similar to those offered Foursquare. This information comes courtesy of LinkedIn designers Mauroof Ahmed and Moses Ting and first reported by VentureBeat. LinkedIn’s latest experiment comes at a time when the company is actively trying to boost engagement amongst its users. LinkedIn has made other comparable moves lately, including the introduction of redesigned Web profiles, and the launch of LinkedIn’s new Connected app. Ahmed and Ting tell VentureBeat that LinkedIn may extend the “signals” in its Connected app with updates like location alerts, moving beyond generic professional alerts, like job anniversaries. […]

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LinkedIn Launches New App To Encourage Users To Stay Connected by @mattsouthern

LinkedIn recently launched a new app for iOS called Connected, which is designed to encourage users to more frequently reach out to others within their network. The app resembles LinkedIn’s website, in that it has a feed highlighting news mentions, job changes, work anniversaries, and birthdays. You can also receive push notifications if you sync your contacts and calendar with the app. In a blog post announcing the new app, David Brubacher states: It helps you reach out to people in your network when it matters most, so you can keep your network active and warm. Among the benefits offered […]

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LinkedIn Beefs Up Their Job Search Resume With The Addition Of A New Standalone IPhone App

It’s true, LinkedIn has become a leader in the job search space with their Talent Solutions offerings pulling in 275.9 million dollars in Q1 this year. To further their foothold, LinkedIn has launched a new stand-alone job app for the iPhone dubbed LinkedIn Job Search. LinkedIn Job Search App…



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LinkedIn Releases A New iOS App For Job Seekers by @mattsouthern

Today, LinkedIn released a new app called LinkedIn Job Search which is now available on iOS in the US. Using the new app, users can browse, search for, and submit applications for jobs. The app features location-based search and personalized notifications. Job seekers will receive notifications from the app when jobs they’ve viewed are about to expire, when a recruiter has viewed their application, and other notifications that are relevant to the user’s job search. Based on your LinkedIn profile, the app can also recommend jobs it believes you’re suited for. You will also get recommendations based on job listings […]

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Emploi Captive, Travail, Recrutement

SOCIAL WIFI HOTSPOT (FACEBOOK,GOOGLE+, LINKEDIN OPTIONAL) Elance Internet My company provides marketing services for bars/restaurants/retailers and clubs. We want to offer a new service: Social Hotspot…