Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 14. Planning Reports and Proposals
"A study of how older teenagers use social media has found that Facebook is “not just on the slide, it is basically dead and buried” and is being replaced by simpler social networks such as Twitter and Snapchat," writes Matthew Sparkes in a piece for The Telegraph.
Take a look at this summary of a Temkin Group report covering the topic.
According to John Brownlee (photo, left), "In a world where inbox zero is the ultimate goal, who cares about good typography?
"Nowadays writing is a part of what I do, but it isn’t my whole job," writes Chris Lake.
"I have written several articles about LinkedIn, and they often generate the most comments," says William Aruda (photo, left) in a piece for Forbes.
"Everyone is guilty of a bad habit or two," writes Libby Kane (photo, left).
"Most of my clients started their business because they’re amazing at what they do, but they’re not business people by training," observes Evan Horowitz in a post at FreshBooks.
"If you own a small business, you've been told that you need to get on Facebook, get on Twitter, and create a presence for your brand in order to compete in today's digital landscape.
Question: What tools or steps are you using to ensure your customer data is safe across all your platforms?
"The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone has been named the 2013 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year.
"As social media and online marketing become more prevalent, we are starting to see some really interesting and creative marketing ideas.
"You thought insurance was the least fun topic we could discuss … but now we break out the list of documents you need! Woo-hoo!"
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"So here you go, we present to you our latest infographic — Seven Shocking Stats & Trends about the Internet.
"The modern world is fast paced and time often seems to slip by with us barely noticing.
Lee Odden (photo, left) covers the topic.
"The most important thing you should keep in mind is if anyone would want to share or recommend the specific post to their family and friends.
"Most internet users would like to be anonymous online at least occasionally, but many think it is not possible to be completely anonymous online.
"Many people will listen to what I just said and say, “It’s time to kill the presentation.
"Watch this video to find out how the fast-paced growth in mobility is shaping businesses and enterprise mobility, and what a robust strategy can do to ensure success for the future of your organisation.
"Have you ever met someone whose personal story just blew you away?
Lynn Gaertner-Johnston (photo, left) gives us "a perfect way to show someone you care.
"A Pentagon research team is studying the body language of Russian President Vladimir Putin and other foreign leaders to better predict their behaviour .
Skip Weisman (photo, left) discusses sarcasm and workplace communication in a piece at Personal Branding Blog.
"We sabotage ourselves by underestimating the desire of our customers and potential customers to connect with our businesses online," says Katie Wagner (photo, left).