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LinkedIn Wants Your Professional Content [Personal Branding]

LinkedIn (again) blew the doors off of its earnings expectations yesterday. Their net income rose 66% thanks to a 81% revenue increase, fueling a 10% after-hours pop in its stock price. LinkedIn earns revenue from three sources; recruiting tools (Talent Solutions), advertising (Marketing Solutions) and premium membership accounts. Talent Solutions revenue increased 90% to $161M. […]

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Career Gravity by PowerPoint

For better or worse, PowerPoint has become the de facto business communication tool. Unfortunately, there are far too few who use it well. Take it from someone who has seen his fair share of bad PowerPoint over the years. But don’t cry for me. Instead, look on the bright side: So very many people using […]

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Launching Your Online Personal Brand

OK, so you’ve taken all of the steps required to establish your online personal brand. You’ve created your online personal brand and created a WordPress resume. After all of this hard work, it’s time for the great unveiling. If you’ve used WordPress to build your website and followed the best practices for search engine optimization, you’ll […]

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LinkedIn + Slideshare = Personal Branding Awesomesauce

Yesterday, LinkedIn announced it acquired Slideshare for $118.75 million. If you’re unfamiliar with Slideshare, it’s an online service that allows you to upload presentations (and other documents) and then easily share and embed them online. What do online presentations have to do with LinkedIn? For that matter, what do they have to do with personal branding? Here’s […]

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How to Create a WordPress Resume

The home base for your Internet presence is your personal website. At #CareerGravity, we highly recommend using WordPress to build your site. While WordPress is the world’s most popular blogging software, you don’t necessarily need to use it that way. You can use it to create an online WordPress resume. Once you install WordPress, you’ll […]

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