2017, November 21st


How Quora Is Dominating the Search Engine Game

by Sarah Smith

It’s hard to put Quora in a box. Is it a social platform? Search engine? Professional networking locale?

In many ways, it is all of these things combined into one tidy package of reliable conversions.

Having been in it as a user since the beginning, Sarah understands the opportunities Quora presents to social marketers as a unique outlet that combines the best of search, social, and career building. Their approach to cultivating a safe space through a strictly enforced Be Nice, Be Respectful policy has led to a platform that users trust and rely on for information and opinions on a wide variety of topics.

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How to make a Facebook Group a success

by Unashamedly Creative

Facebook Groups are beefing up their offering. Right now, Facebook is inviting inactive Facebook Pages to get a new lease on life. All by using the Facebook Group feature via integration.

So what are the signs that Facebook Groups are the next big focus? And how can you make them work for you? Read on!

Why the excitement about Facebook Groups?

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How I Went from Entry Level Sales to SVP Marketing at SurveyMonkey in 8 years

by Ada Chen

Ada Chen Rekhi was previously SVP of Marketing at SurveyMonkey, and is currently the co-founder of Notejoy, a real-time document collaboration tool for teams that’s public beta right now. You can join the waitlist at notejoy.com.

In her early and mid 20s, Ada achieved “hockey stick” growth within her own career, eventually leading growth and marketing as the SVP of Marketing at SurveyMonkey after starting out just 8 years earlier as a new college grad in an entry level sales job at Microsoft.

In this post, Ada shares a few frameworks that anyone can use to trigger a high growth inflection point in their career.

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These Books Will Help You Answer The Most Important Questions About Yourself

by Thomas Oppong

There are more questions than answers in life. Everyone seeks progress, love, happiness, fulfillment, and money. We all hope for a better future.
What is the purpose of my life? How can I be better at what I do? How can I make impact in the next year or two? What do I need to spend more or less time doing going forward? How can I improve my life and career?
Chances are you’ve asked yourself these questions at least once in the past two months. To understand how your mind works, how you can improve your choices in life, and make the most of your strenghts, explore these life-changing books.


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The Secret Recipe for Growing Your Grit

by Caren Baruch-Feldman

Psychologist Caren Baruch-Feldman offers 10 crucial strategies to help you stick to it, whatever “it” happens to be.

Being gritty, having self-control in the face of temptations, and rebounding from failure are not easy. However, there are ways that we know from science that make it easier for us to have stick-to-it-ness. The question is, what are some ways that can put you in the driver’s seat, as opposed to being driven by your temptations?

Here are my top ten strategies (secret recipe) based on the latest scientific research in helping people change in general that can be applied to growing your grit.

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