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Social Media Spotlight: America’s LinkedIn Lady

6 Jul

Progressive Media Concepts, social media marketing, social media managementToday’s Social Media Spotlight proudly presents Carol McManus, America’s LinkedIn Lady. Carol is a marketing and social media consultant for businesses, who offers executive coaching and social media consulting. After leaving an executive corporate position, Carol decided she wanted to start her own business. She started using social media as a way to get known, and after much experimentation with multiple sites, invested her time in LinkedIn. By building relationships and adding value to the conversations in LinkedIn groups, Carol was able to gain significant recognition, and began to hold speaking engagements about her LinkedIn success. Initially, her speaking events were casual, but after noticing that there was a huge ignorance and fear factor associated with using social media platforms, Carol began offering consulting services.

Carol coined the name America’s LinkedIn Lady because her speaking events became weighted towards LinkedIn, so people would refer to her by that name. She decided to brand herself around the LinkedIn platform in order to correlate with her B2B marketing strategy and professional target audience. Although she works with all social media platforms, LinkedIn has greatly helped to differentiate herself from the other social media “experts.” She has even launched her very own product, the LinkedIn System for Success! Here’s an inside look at what Carol has to say about social media for businesses…

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Convofy: A Must Have for Businesses

15 Apr

Progressive Media Concepts - Social Media Marketing and Management Convofy offers a new, never-seen-before, collaboration experience. We have reinvented the simple comment.
Annotate & collaborate on images, files, text & the whole web with people you work with.

Now people can literally see what you are talking about.
Use chat or comments to attach context and send out more meaningful messages to your team.

Let’s face it, if you work in a company that employs over 10 people, the office can get a bit hectic. Whether you are working on a multi-million dollar project, or just wanting to update your address in the yellow pages, communication can sometimes break down and nothing gets done. A partial attribute to this, let’s call it lack of focus, may very well be the availability of social media. It is natural to become friends with coworkers and talk about weekend plans or even ideas for happy hour, but when it hinders business performance, it can also harm your career. Continue reading…

The Top 3 Products That Integrated Social Media

21 Feb

Progressive Media Concepts - Social Media Marketing and Management Social media seems to be taking over the world, one day at a time. Every few months, existing products are redesigned with new and improved features. Recently, there has been a growing trend of incorporating social media networks as the enhanced feature of a certain product. Today we will look into the top 3 product industries that have used social media to create another selling point for their products.

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