Elaine Fogel


StopwatchLast week, a business development rep at Coupofy emailed me this infographic she designed. It displays the number of social media users for there are in real time for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Reddit, and LinkedIn.

What can I say? It’s really cool.

You can see how many users there are by the second, hour, day, month, or year. Since it’s always up to date, it’s worth bookmarking for future reference.

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Remove LinkedIn connectionI love LinkedIn for business but I dislike the way some people use the social network. In fact, I find it outright annoying for several reasons.

More and more, I am receiving crappy messages that take up space yet still require an action - which takes time. Maybe that’s why I don’t check in every day and wait until there are several messages and invitations before I tackle the site. I need the stamina.

Here are the 3 reasons why I remove LinkedIn connections: Continue reading

volunteers-on-linkedinLinkedIn isn’t just for networking and job searching. It’s an excellent untapped resource for nonprofits looking for volunteers.

Before you spend money or time marketing to prospective volunteers, take a look at your LinkedIn connections. Under the category of Opportunities [Name] is looking for, you can often find people’s volunteer objectives. And, in the Volunteer section under Volunteer Experience & Causes section, you’ll see which organizations they have volunteered for and which types of causes for which they have a passion.

Many LinkedIn members are willing to offer their professional expertise. Here are the two volunteer options:

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