Feb 24, 2011

LinkedIn Juice The Top Shared Stories This Week On The Business Social Network
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Written by : Tom George| 0 | Content Curation

LinkedIn is hot right now, so be sure to share your content and use this great business social network to your advantage. Here is the LinkedIn juice, the top articles shared this week on the mega super social media site. Enjoy everything from the 22 Hot new social media tools worth exploring from our friends over at Social Media Examiner, to some removed billboards out in the midwest. Learn why.

22 Hot new social media tools worth exploring

How To Use QR Codes For Event Marketing by Matthias Galica

Matthias Galica is CEO of ShareSquare. Via a self-serve mobile web app CMS and QR codes, the ShareSquare platform enhances real world promotions for artists, agencies & brands. Mashable readers can sign up for the private beta for free by clicking here. He will also be presenting on the topic of QR code adoption at the Where 2.0 Conference.

Nearly every year since 1994 has been hyped as the year that QR codes pierce the mainstream, but in 2011 the hubbub is finally reaching a fever pitch.

This is thanks to a confluence of factors: Critical mass in smart-phone penetration, a large installed base of many barcode-scanning apps, and an approaching social tipping point of awareness. QR codes are finally becoming an effective tool for driving offline-to-online interactions at scale.

Sears Riles Shops With Demand: We Will Own Your Ad-Pitch Idea

Who would turn down the opportunity to work on an iconic retail brand that spent nearly $500 million last year and ranked No. 22 among all U.S. megabrands in 2009? How about Omnicom Group’s DDB Worldwide and TBWA Worldwide; Interpublic Group of Cos.’ Deutsch; and Publicis Groupe’s Leo Burnett Worldwide, all of which are snubbing Sears, Roebuck & Co.

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Ind. eatery pulls billboards with cult references

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – A northern Indiana restaurant that erected billboards referring to the 1978 Jonestown cult massacre in which more than 900 people died has removed the signs following complaints that the signs were offensive.

Jeff Leslie, vice president of sales and marketing at Hacienda, acknowledged that the billboards were a mistake. He said the South Bend-based company ordered the signs removed less than two weeks into Hacienda’s new advertising campaign.

How To Use LinkedIn With Twitter For Better Networking.

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Founder and CEO of Internet Billboards. A futurist and serial entrepreneur, as well as a professional fitness trainer, martial artist, and business strategist. Helped to develop inbound advertising. An avid content curator who enjoys finding those digital gems out there in cyberspace and sharing them with others.

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