Bridging the Skills-Gap with Competency-Based Learning

SocialFish

According to a 2014 Gallup survey , only 11% of business leaders believe that college graduates have the necessary skills and competencies to succeed in the workplace. What is competency-based learning and how would it work? Post by Jack McGrath, President of Digitec Interactive.

Compete.com Doesn’t Compete

Dave Fleet

I’m not going to lie — I’ve neglected this poor thing recently, so traffic numbers have dropped… but Compete makes it look as though someone dropped a bomb on my server. Let’s compare a few stats between Compete and Google Analytics, and see how things look.

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Competing with Free

Direct Marketing Observations

How do other companies compete when Nike, Gatorade and AE give stuff away for free? We’re asking local SMB’s to compete with big brands who give stuff away for free, by forcing them to give stuff away for free too that will either be a) costing them more than they can really afford or b) not really having the same impact on the consumer as it would if it was coming from the big brand. So how do you compete?

Compete Responds To Criticism

Dave Fleet

I was pleased to see that Compete responded, multiple times — in a comment on my post; via a tweet and then subsequently in email. Given the interest I saw from other people, I obtained Compete’s permission to publish our exchange. Compete is based on a sample of 2 million, US based panelists. Think of compete numbers as an orange – a U.S. Compete Categories are groups of domains we organize for our PRO and Enterprise Level Subscribers.

Are Google+ And Facebook Competing?

Small Business Mavericks

Google+ has been making some great changes lately. One author says it is allowing the social network to catch up with Facebook, but is it? Should we care? The problem with this thinking is the “so what” factor. If Google+ did catch up to Facebook in terms of users, traffic, etc., would it matter? Would you use it more? The fact is, both Google+ and Facebook offer marketers a lot of value.

Content Marketing – The Competency Gap

Proactive Report

There is, however, a content competency gap between the recognized value of marketing content and the development of content strategies, says this report. Closing this content competency gap will become a priority next year.

QR Codes, Email, and Mobile Marketing: Tools for Small Businesses to Compete Digitally

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

QR Codes, Email, and Mobile Marketing: Tools for Small Businesses to Compete Digitally is a post written by Tamar Weinberg. ]. This is a guest post by Julian Rockwoord, a product manager at Signal. For small businesses, marketing often takes a back seat to day-to-day operations.

Facebook considers competing with Myspace on the music front

Freelance Social Media

How Snapchat Discover Competes With Facebook Instant Articles and Twitter Moments

Simply Measured

Just a few weeks ago, it was reported via Bloomberg Tech that Snapchat users are consuming 10 billion videos per day on the application, in comparison to Facebook ‘s 8 billion per day.

TENCompetence | Building The European Network for Lifelong Competence Development

Buzz Marketing for Technology

It is developing and using infrastructure to support individuals, groups and organisations in lifelong competence development. TENCompetence Frequently Asked Questions (16 Mar) The TENCompetence Personal Competence Manager (12 Mar). 4th Competence Open Workshop in Madrid. Skip Navigation. About TENCompetence. TENCompetence is funded by the European Commission through the IST Programme.

Competing on the Field But Cooperating in the Office

Social Media Strategery

It’s not difficult to find examples of sports teams using social media.

6 Required Competencies for Social Organizations | Conferences and.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 6 Required Competencies for Social Organizations February 24th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Now, marketing is the center of American business.

Why I’m Competing With You. And You. And You. And You.

Convince & Convert

Now, you’re competing with Coke. Social media changes the very fabric of corporate competition. It used to be that your competitors were the people that sold similar goods and services, or operated in the same geographical area. No more. With McDonald’s. With Chevy. And Zappos.

Facebook Blueprint Tops 1 Million Enrollments, Announces Blueprint Certification

SocialTimes Facebook

Blueprint Certification is not only the most rigorous and reliable measure of Facebook advertising competency, it’s the only one officially recognized by Facebook.

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How to Cut Through Social Media Hype with Simple Math

Waxing UnLyrical

But Compete says Facebook gets 134 million unique visitors in the US each month. Guest Posts How To Howie Goldfarb Social Media analyzing data compete facebook hubspot Marketing mobile Yelp If you read the news or popular blogs, you get a lot of numbers thrown at you.

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Are You About To Lose Your YouTube Presence?

Small Business Mavericks

Can you imagine competing against the likes of Ashton Kutcher and Oprah Winfrey for attention? If you think this is no different than competing against the Big O and the Big A on Twitter, think again. About Us What’s a Maverick?

Instagram Looks More Like Snapchat and Facebook’s New Video Metrics | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

If you have been keeping tabs on what features Instagram is rolling out to compete directly with Snapchat, you can add the latest direct messaging feature updates to the list. Instagram Copies Snapchat (Again) and Facebook Puts a New Twist on Video Metrics.

521 – Feeding Your Leadership Skills

Engaging Brand

How to avoid the competency gap? Pod Casts business leadership competency gap engaging brand podcast herminia ibarra how + self confidence how to avoid how to be a leader leadership podcast leadership skills leadership thinking self reflection

YouTube Tuesday: Checking In With Facebook Places

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly at Blog Indiana | Main | 5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles » August 24, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: Checking In With Facebook Places People are calling it a FourSquare killer.

3 Up & Coming Social Media Tactics Every Small Business or Startup.

Jason Yormark

This is especially the case when you offer a product or service that is provided by major players that are hard to compete solely on price with.

Apple Tablet- Thoughts!

Atom Thought

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20+ Major News Sites Ranked by Domain Authority

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk 20+ Major News Sites Ranked by Domain Authority by Adam Sherk on February 1, 2010 When it comes to competing for search engine visibility, major news organizations tend to benefit from having strong, trusted domains.

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Feb 12th event moved

Josh S Peters

I just found out that on Feb 12th there is a major event set to happen in SLC with a major speaker and not only can I not compete with the event, I want to go to his event.

The Battle (and Blending) of Social and Search Rages On

Firebelly

Search engines and social networks are competing (and combining) in a myriad of ways. Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly Work: Social Media Optimization Summits | Main | 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week » February 11, 2010 The Battle (and Blending) of Social and Search Rages On A lot has been happening in the social and search (and social search) realms in the past few weeks.

Apple Tablet- Thoughts!

Atom Thought

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How to Differentiate Your Content

Geoff Livingston

If you don’t, it will be difficult for you to compete. You can’t do that and compete successfully. To successfully compete against individual bloggers you have to post at least three times a week. I guarantee you only a few of these detractors compete successfully.

Why I Remain on the Ad Age 150 Blogger Index

Geoff Livingston

3) Competing matters to me. Other people like to compete, too. Marketing 150 ad age AdAge blog compete competition lose loser losing rank ranking win winner winningTwo-time Cy Young Award Winner Tim Lincecum is experiencing a horrible 2012 season.

Blogger: Redirecting

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Push-Button Publishing You're about to be redirected The blog that used to be here is now at [link] Do you wish to be redirected? This blog is not hosted by Blogger and has not been checked for spam, viruses and other forms of malware. Yes No Home | Features | About | Buzz | Help | Discuss | Language | Developers | Gear Terms of Service | Privacy | Content Policy | Copyright © 1999 – 2010 Google

Google Plus versus Facebook? Really…

Direct Marketing Observations

Is it possible that G+ could actually compete with Facebook? It’s hard to actually write that in the title. Check out this infographic from Social Annex , what do you think? Facebook google social media G

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Who will blink first in Canadian community newspaper staredown?

Sherrilynne Starkie

But the backroom deal between competing newspaper publishing companies Postmedia and TorStar must surely up the ante.

A new venture: TRUEdotACADEMY

Sherrilynne Starkie

TRUEdotACADEMY blends a focused training experience with up-to-the-minute courses and materials to maximise digital competencies. We are kicking off with two great courses: Social Media Foundation based on the HootSuite Social Marketing Certification and Facebook Marketing Foundations based on the Blueprint Core Competencies Certification. Today is the launch of TRUEdotACADEMY, a new training service for today’s most in-demand digital marketing skills.

Infographic: Winter Olympics 2018—A Data Story

Meltwater

While watching the Winter Olympics is obviously much less rigorous than competing in the games, it can feel like… Read More >>>. The Olympics always promise competition and a fair bit of drama.

Why marcoms pros should get Facebook Blueprint certification

Sherrilynne Starkie

Certification requires advanced competency in the following: Facebook Certified Buying Professional. It’s certifiable proof that someone is skilled and competent in the marketing potential of Facebook. Training for Facebook Blueprint Certification gives marcoms pros the skills to maximize business on Facebook. It provides the confidence (and credentials!) to promote a message, product or service by understanding who, when and how to connect – strategically and effectively.

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Black Friday & Social Media: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

Black Friday: Top US Retailers Battle for Social Media Attention By Mihaela Lica Butler In the case of the world’s biggest retailers competing for revenues this Black Friday, while social word of mouth is not necessarily indicative of financial. Learn everything you need to know about Black Friday and social media in these five must-reads.

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Must have graphic design skills for social media consultants

Sherrilynne Starkie

Social media consultants need to have branding competencies to be able to devise naming conventions and establish tones of voice, social lexicons and content reflecting the right look and feel. Great social media consultants don’t have to be RGD-certified, but they do need to have considerable design know-how. They should also have some basic design skills to bring to marketing and communications projects.

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Twitter Users Are 68% More Likely To Visit Political Campaign Donation Sites

The Realtime Report

A new study from Twitter and Compete set out to answer these questions. According to Compete’s data, the average Twitter user is 68% more likely to visit a campaign donation page than the average internet user. Twitter wants politicians to know that their tweets are effective.

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Influencer Marketing – Weighing The Do’s and Don’ts

The Realtime Report

Don’t Compete Over Top Tier Influencers. Influencer Marketing – Weighing The Do’s and Don’ts. Influencer marketing has become a go to digital marketing solution. However, influencer marketing has its pros and cons.

How a social media consultant can help your business

Sherrilynne Starkie

It can seem like social media is a waste of both time and resources in a world of competing priorities. When you figure that nine out of ten Canadian adults use social media, it’s clear where the best marketing opportunity is.

Twitter, Facebook Suit Up for UEFA EURO 2016

SocialTimes Facebook

This exciting feature will be available for all competing nations (e.g., REVEALED: The official #EURO2016 emojis for every competing nation!

Avoid Scams: Buy Safe YouTube Views From a Trusted Provider

Devumi

With so many people getting into YouTube marketing, the platform has become very crowded with competent video creators. All of this competition has led to another group of people seeing a market: Scammers.