social-media-256x198 5 Steps to Addressing FINRA Regulations in Relation to Social Media

5 Steps to Addressing FINRA Regulations in Relation to Social Media

According to the 7th Annual Investment Management Compliance and Testing Survey, 80 percent of registered investment advisors have adopted a formal, written social media policy. That’s up from 64 percent in 2011, and 43 percent in 2010. As your firm’s leaders and staff begin to move more and more toward social media for lead generation, […]

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Social Media and Today’s Teen

Would your teen be lost without social media? According to a recent study by AWeber, a top-rated email marketing software provider, 93 percent of U.S. high school and college students use mobile phones. That’s not shocker. What did surprise me was an astounding 90 percent are on Facebook—their parent’s network. Also, 47 percent use Skype […]

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Time_GreenSand-212x198 This Productivity Tip Saves Time—Bookmarklets

This Productivity Tip Saves Time—Bookmarklets

Raise your hand if you could use a little more time in your day. Here’s one solution that’s making a big splash that might just save you enough time in your day so you can enjoy that cup of coffee while looking out your window instead of at your mobile device. Bookmarklets. What is a […]

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Policy-318x198 Employer Social Media Policies - What's working? What's not?

Employer Social Media Policies – What’s working? What’s not?

Are you infringing on employees’ rights according to Section 7 of the Labor Relations Act? In late May, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) released a report on employer social media policies. Seven recent cases were highlighted in the report. In nearly all cases, except one, each policy included several unlawful statements. According to the NLRB, […]

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Local Search – Google Places is so 12 Seconds Ago

For those looking to increase their business search engine optimization by placing their company listing on Google Places, you’ll be shocked to learn it will soon be gone according to a recent story by Search Engine Land. Google Places and Google+ Local Pages have merged and Google Places will be phased out for a new “Zagat-influenced” […]

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