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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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.

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.

Competing for PR Victory: Fashion at the Summer Olympics

Meltwater

On August 5th more than 10,000 athletes, representing more than 200 member nations, will compete… Read More.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Should Consultants Compete or Cooperate?

Ari Herzog

Why must we compete? I don’t know if it’s preferred to create a physical agency or a loose network of peers who agree to work together before working separately, but if we agree a client would get more from many minds than one mind, why not work together? -- Thank you for reading Should Consultants Compete or Cooperate? I grasp that business 101 is about selling something, and that it is important to do whatever is necessary to secure that client.

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.

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

Facebook considers competing with Myspace on the music front

Freelance Social Media

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

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?

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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.

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.

What Social Media Means For Your Business in 2014/2015

yMarketingMatters

A few years ago it was very difficult for a small business owner to compete with big businesses and their marketing budgets for advertising and exposure. SOCIAL MEDIA is no longer a novelty , but a strong marketing tool for small and medium business owners.

Thanks for the support

Ari Herzog

An independent candidate, I accepted an uphill battle on day one by competing with Democratic and Republican machines. On March 26, 2014, I announced my candidacy for State Representative of the First Essex District in Massachusetts.

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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Why Marketers Should Use Twitter (Infographic)

SocialTimes Twitter

Additionally, two-thirds of companies with more than 100 employees use Twitter, so any brand hoping to compete should needs to maintain a strong presence on Twitter. It may seem like Twitter is having a tough time lately, but it still isn’t wise to write the micro-blogging service off.

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!

Smart Location-Based Marketing By Home Depot

Dave Fleet

Smart way to reward their most loyal customer (well, the most loyal customer using Foursquare, anyway) with something that has zero cost to Home Depot but a nice benefit for the customer, all the while encouraging other people to compete for that benefit.

Why Google is Really Pushing HTTPs

Bill Hartzer

It’s about Google killing their competition, getting rid of competing ad networks. In fact, Google actually has a monetary incentive to get as many websites to move over to HTTPs as possible: convincing website owners to move to HTTPs will help get rid of competing ad networks.

Snapchat Now Biggest U.S. Messaging App By Volume, Beats WhatsApp

The Realtime Report

Snapchat on the other hand has seen high traffic volumes on many mobile networks due to the fact it only allows subscribers to send picture messages, while competing services such as WhatsApp allow users to send plain text.”

Being Your Own Competition

Justin Levy

By competing with yourself you push yourself to grow. Instead, you understand what his motivations are and if those are similar to yours, then you apply that same rigor to your writing and start competing with yourself to write more frequently. Who is your competition?

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4 Low Cost Online Marketing Strategies For 2012

Small Business Mavericks

Unlike traditional bricks and mortar businesses, an online presence has to compete with a much wider range of entities. You are not competing with just your business competitors – you are also competing with those looking to make a quick buck through Adsense or affiliate marketing sites, and mom and dad blogs that often attract good search placements and social media attention. If your business has an online presence then you are now in a very competitive market.

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Twitter Preps Brands for 2016 Summer Olympics (Infographic)

SocialTimes Twitter

5 in Rio de Janiero, and Twitter shared some tips for advertisers looking to compete. In fact, more than 70 percent of those surveyed strongly associate Twitter as a platform that provides an expert point of view—compared with 46 percent to 56 percent on competing social platforms.

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.

What Twitter’s Latest Move Says About the Industry Shift from Social to Messaging

Visually SM

Last year, it launched Slingshot, an ephemeral messaging app meant to compete with Snapchat, and then a few months later made a stunning $22 billion acquisition of WhatsApp, which itself has over half a billion users. By itself, Twitter’s announcement that it would expand its character limit for private messages from 140 characters — the limit applied to tweets — to 10,000 can be interpreted as a simple upgrade to a relatively minor feature.

Foursquare Evolves From Gamification To Recommendation – But Why?

SocMed Sean

I got tired of competing for the title of Mayor, I got tired of sharing my personal information, I got tired of random friend request from people in Croatia…I just got tired of Foursquare.

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.

Facebook Launches Flash, a Snapchat Competitor for Emerging Markets

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook revealed its latest application, Flash, which was designed to compete with Snapchat in emerging markets , Kurt Wagner of Recode reported.

4 Ways To Improve Your Social Media Content Strategy

Dave Fleet

That means you’re not just competing for the top-ranked text; you’re competing for the top-ranked image too, and the top-ranked video. Tweet.

What “Big” Social Media Means for Small Businesses

The Realtime Report

No, small businesses cannot compete with the Oscars. We cannot compete with the biggest celebrities and their hordes of followers (often in the millions). This is a guest post by Megan Totka, Chief Editor for ChamberofCommerce.com.

Three Reasons To Invest In Patient Feedback Management Solutions

The Realtime Report

Monitoring, analyzing and making improvement based on patient engagement feedback is an easy way to compete within the industry. Three Reasons To Invest In Patient Feedback Management Solutions By Sabrina Egan.

Gemalto’s “EMV for a Week Challenge” in Hawaii!

Idaconcpts

During the challenge, I’ll be competing with other bloggers, including personal security and identify theft expert Robert Siciliano , for the opportunity to win $400 for a charity of my choice.

Next #culturechat 4/30 – Hiring for Culture Fit

SocialFish

What is the balance between cultural fit and skills/competency in your hiring process, and why? Join us on Thursday at 1 pm EST (last Thursday of the month, mark it in your calendars! for #culturechat!! This month we’re talking about hiring for culture fit.