Can You Republish Articles On LinkedIn?

If you’ve been around LinkedIn, you know that publishing articles on their platform is a great way to get more eyeballs on your content and to position yourself as an expert in your subject matter.  However, if you’ve been around SEO for any length of time, you know that Google hates duplicate content.  They see it as plagiarism, which is a big no-no!  So, social media managers, marketers, and SEO experts have debated if you can republish the same article on LinkedIn and honestly, it’s something we’ve even discussed in our CWSM meetings from time to time. Valerie Morris, who focused heavily on content creation and marketing alongside social media dove into this topic recently on her blog.  She talked with social media experts, LinkedIn experts, SEO gurus, and more to compile the basics so you can decide how to …

Make Your LinkedIn Profile Headline Work for You

How well is your LinkedIn profile headline working for you? Is this headline helping you attract the type of LinkedIn connections you are looking for? Too often, people simply use the default headline, which is the title of their current position and the company name. Learn how to showcase yourself in your headline by reading CWSM member Joyce Feustel’s blog post here.   Contributed by Joyce Feustel, Founder of Boomers’ Social Media Tutor 

Wednesday Tip: Best Sites to Learn About Social Media

Does keeping up with social media feel overwhelming? We understand here at Colorado Women in Social Media. To best serve and provide value to our clients and customers, we too have to keep up with all the changes in the social arena. We suggest you read a few high-quality blog sites that offer the latest social media information in easy-to-understand language. Check out the links below, and just know there are several more out there. Simply do a Google search. Tell us in comments which one you like best and why! Social Media Examiner Social Media Today Mashable Social Times Follow us on Twitter!