Four in 10 (39%) finance directors cite ‘opportunity to exaggerate experience/skills’ as the main reason for lack of trust. Experience (65%), references (38%) and education (37%) deemed the most important elements in a LinkedIn profile. Directly received employment applications considered more trustworthy than LinkedIn profiles. By Phil Sheridan.
A pioneering neuro science study of social TV viewers by MEC Australia and the country’s biggest TV network has revealed that interacting with social media while watching television drives a 9% increase in program engagement. By James Hier.
This article looks at how you can take best advantage of the different business vehicles in your new business structuring. Tim discusses the main issues to be away of, as well as the key areas to consider to optimise opportunities. By Tim Housden.
Blurtit.com operates from rural Norfolk and operates their Q&A Community free of charge for all users, making money only on advertising throughout the site. This method of business has worked well for Blurtit because rather than paying for someone’s help, it acts as a source of information sharing and therefore provides a strong community.
Doing business via social networks is a hot topic at the moment, and the hottest place for small businesses right now is BT Tradespace. New Media Knowledge’s Chris Lee spoke to BT Tradespace’s general manager, Didier Liautaud, to see how far it has come as it approaches its third birthday.
With social media rapidly taking centre stage in marketing directors’ plans for 2010, Mark Redgrave, CEO of OpenAmplify, explains the role he believes the ‘Semantic Web’ will play in social media going forward. more
In a few short years blogging has journeyed from the reserve of the geek to a cottage industry, turning into a full-time career for many. How can individuals or businesses start making money from blogging? New Media Knowledge went in search of answers. more
Guy Walker put his two decades of industry experience into forming FindsYou.com, a new website which alerts sellers with suitable buyers through an alert system and enables them to initiate contact. more
Mark Smith turned his passion for train travel into a full-time occupation by forming the rail information website Seat 61. The site has picked up a number of travel industry awards since its inception in 2001. NMK caught up with Smith, also known as “The Man in Seat 61”, to see how he did it, gain his advice for would-be Internet entrepreneurs and find out why he believes content is king.
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