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Networking is the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions. Specifically, it is the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business.

This hive was made to share content that will help its users achieve the practice of networking.
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  1. Krishta-Gay Lewis
    Definitely one of my favorite #SM platforms, Twitter is great for business and networking.
    Krishta-Gay Lewis
    How to Use Twitter To Increase Reach and Engagement
    www.jeffbullas.com This article breaks down how to use Twitter in a proactive manner to spark conversations about your brand and help grow your...
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    Krishta-Gay Lewis
    25/03/2017 #1 Krishta-Gay Lewis
    One of my favorite #SM platforms, Twitter is great for business and networking.
  2. Producerstephan metral ๐Ÿ Innovative Brand Ambassador
    The e-embassy project - 8 take aways for the beBee's Brand Ambassadors in the Hive.
    The e-embassy project - 8 take aways for the beBee's Brand Ambassadors in the Hive.Why an e-embassy Project ?Action 1: Would be to practice this principle of the awareness that we are conducting on a voluntary basis an interesting applied science project.Action 2: We could gather volunteers here, in this HiveAction 3: Everyone has...
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    siraj shaik
    25/03/2017 #36 siraj shaik
    Interesting indeed.
    Michael O'Neil
    25/03/2017 #35 Anonymous
    #24 @Fatima Williams Which hive are you referring to when you say "My buzz on New beBees Visiting beBeeland has tips for new bees"? Hive search can't find a hive called "New beBees" or "Visiting beBeeland"
    stephan metral ๐Ÿ Innovative Brand Ambassador
    25/03/2017 #34 stephan metral ๐Ÿ Innovative Brand Ambassador
    #33 Yes @Federico ๐Ÿ รlvarez San Martรญn, is there any relevant post to video buzzing ? If i didn't dream @Matt ๐Ÿ Sweetwood initiated a videobuzz contest in februray 2017, didn't he ? I think it is a brillant idea, but we need to get people ( not only brand ambassadors) excited about it. 1) first step would be to have a post from you or Matt in the e-embassy project about videobuzzing 2) a beBee video tutorial from PR/com team on how to use the feature with a team's example 3)If @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee, @Juan Imaz & @Matt ๐Ÿ Sweetwood want a worldwide massive adoption of the tool and a viral campaign on al social media: well put an incentive on (from shipped tee-shirts to freemium for a limited time and range metrics acquired per personae).
    Federico ๐Ÿ รlvarez San Martรญn
    25/03/2017 #33 Federico ๐Ÿ รlvarez San Martรญn
    #30 Perfect. Any help you need, you ask me without problem.
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    25/03/2017 #32 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    #10 @stephan metral ๐Ÿ Innovative Brand Ambassador, I use my weekly, Hive๐ŸTalk publication to promote beBee, bees and hives. I also, create my own graphics, using bebee's logos, etc. In addition, I promote beBee on both of my personal blogs, both of my Twitter accounts, and LinkedIn
    https://amanpan.com/
    https://amanpan.blog/
    https://twitter.com/riccikeeper
    https://twitter.com/AmanHoff1
    I am open to using my available resources to further promote beBee.
    stephan metral ๐Ÿ Innovative Brand Ambassador
    25/03/2017 #30 stephan metral ๐Ÿ Innovative Brand Ambassador
    My idea is to leverage @Matt ๐Ÿ Sweetwood idea to have a viral video streamed on the live buzz. I mean a personal video line who i am ( i am a beBee and i buzz here on { preferred topic } ) and what i love and share. Of course if you make that inviting, any viewers on all social medias would be..heehaw.. curious. Then you know what curiosity provokes...an action..believe me we all need to do that (i will do on each available language) . So @๐Ÿ Fatima Williams & @Federico ๐Ÿ รlvarez San Martรญn 1) i will post a viral video 2) i write an article on which new social media account to open 3) based on @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian tweetpack idea i will make a tutorial on how to automated Post/schedules on Platforms that are using API triggers. 4) another one on what are the best time to post in regards of Social medias. Of course i ll do all that in the e-embassy's hive impacting only 31 out of 140 !
    Federico ๐Ÿ รlvarez San Martรญn
    25/03/2017 #29 Federico ๐Ÿ รlvarez San Martรญn
    #28 Great!!! Any suggestions you can send me to my email falvarez@bebee.com, to have it centralized and not lose any contribution. Best regards.
    stephan metral ๐Ÿ Innovative Brand Ambassador
    25/03/2017 #28 stephan metral ๐Ÿ Innovative Brand Ambassador
    #25 @Federico ๐Ÿ รlvarez San Martรญn Gracias Compadre ! I think beBee is way more than for personal brand. I have a clear vision where the 3 musketeers are heading too. So i will bring my best here to leverage any talents. Ideas and initiative are one way, now we can do more together by exchanging.
    ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    25/03/2017 #27 ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    #25 It is already Federico to me the Best ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ๐Ÿค— Let's show the world too ๐Ÿ–’๐Ÿ‘โœŒ
    Federico ๐Ÿ รlvarez San Martรญn
    25/03/2017 #25 Federico ๐Ÿ รlvarez San Martรญn
    Good initiative @stephan metral ๐Ÿ Innovative Brand Ambassador. The goal is that beBee be the best social network for personal branding with success.
    ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    25/03/2017 #24 ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    #23 My buzz on New beBees Visiting beBeeland has tips for new bees. I will think of a few tips that I can share in the coming days. Thanks for buzzing around Stephan your doing great. I am ready to help and share whenever work doesn't drain me out ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—
    stephan metral ๐Ÿ Innovative Brand Ambassador
    25/03/2017 #23 stephan metral ๐Ÿ Innovative Brand Ambassador
    #19 Great idea @๐Ÿ Fatima Williams do you have a list of resources that you can post on the e-embassy hives and on which our peers can iterate, we are only 31 on 142 to buzz at dawn hahaha.
    stephan metral ๐Ÿ Innovative Brand Ambassador
    25/03/2017 #22 stephan metral ๐Ÿ Innovative Brand Ambassador
    #18 Yes, inviting new influencers to leverage their knowledge and network is a good idea> @@Joyce ๐Ÿ Bowen. I encourage you to post ideas that can be relayed on the e-embassy hive. then peers can iterate.
    stephan metral ๐Ÿ Innovative Brand Ambassador
    25/03/2017 #21 stephan metral ๐Ÿ Innovative Brand Ambassador
    #20 @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian i encourage you to do a 1 minutes video and post it on the e-embassy, your idea can help other ambassadors to stream their contents. please be my guest.
    Do you need help for pre-production and post-production ?
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    25/03/2017 #20 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    I created a Twitter account that will collect Ambassador posts through https://www.myTweetPack.com .
    Please follow it here : https://twitter.com/intent/follow?screen_name=beBeeEmbassy
    ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    25/03/2017 #19 ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    #13 @Devesh Bhatt Try from your mobile phone you have bee symbol in the smileys section. ๐Ÿ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ–’
    @Joyce ๐Ÿ Bowen
    25/03/2017 #18 @Joyce ๐Ÿ Bowen
    I don't think that is an inventive idea; it is rather intuitive on my part. Last post I did to LI had 4 university professors looking at it. Are we looking for these types?
    @Joyce ๐Ÿ Bowen
    25/03/2017 #17 @Joyce ๐Ÿ Bowen
    I look at growing beBee. In that interest, I publish on beBee and share to other platforms, like LI, Twitter, Facebook...
    Devesh Bhatt
    25/03/2017 #16 Devesh Bhatt
    #14 its better to just write for now. Its best to populate ideas now, planning will eventually follow. Lets see how quickly ideas come together. Im thinking :)
  3. Krishta-Gay Lewis
    I am a stickler for time management (meeting deadlines, being on time for appointments, etc.) as I truly believe that time is money and you should respect people's time. I am happy to know that I am currently following the tips stated in this article. If you know of any more, please feel free to share because I am also very big on continuous improvement. @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee @Jan ๐Ÿ Barbosa
    Krishta-Gay Lewis
    Time Management Hacks: Add These 5 Tasks To Your Diary To Increase...
    bewellhub.com Since Pure SEO was started in 2009, we have grown at an astronomic rate; we have been listed by Deloitte in the 500 fastest growing tech companies in the Asia Pacific for the past 4 consecutive years. All that growth has meant that time management...
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  4. ProducerAleta Curry

    Aleta Curry

    23/03/2017
    Why beBee?
    Why beBee?This post began as a buzz writtten in reply to an invitation by ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams, who asked 'Why beBee?' As usual, my writ took off on a life of its own, and before I knew it, here I was on beBee Producer.Why beBee? ...Because I've been a writer...
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    Aleta Curry
    25/03/2017 #57 Aleta Curry
    #56 Well, I wasn't going there, @Andrew Books ;)
    Andrew Books
    25/03/2017 #56 Andrew Books
    Well....we can all thank LI for leading us here. :)
    Tausif Mundrawala
    25/03/2017 #55 Tausif Mundrawala
    #54 It sounds great. As I myself can feel it becoming one.
    Aleta Curry
    25/03/2017 #54 Aleta Curry
    #53 Oh, @Tausif Mundrawala, that's just the best feeling, when someone can relate to something I've written. Thanks for letting me know.

    And thanks for the congrats on the ambassadorship. (Doesn't that sound grand?) :)
    Tausif Mundrawala
    24/03/2017 #53 Tausif Mundrawala
    I think the content of our buzzes matter more than anything else. Another factor would be the engagement of our fellow bees in the discussion which takes place with every buzz. Our presence here on this platform speaks volumes about us a person and how we respond. I agree with @Harvey Lloyd that people are genuine here. I really enjoy reading different buzzes on different topics to the extent that I have not completed my well thought buzzes.

    I enjoy reading your buzzes but this one was special because the very first line resonates well with me. Thanks for sharing,@Aleta Curry. Congratulations for being a beBee brand ambassador.
    Gerald Hecht
    24/03/2017 #52 Gerald Hecht
    #46 @Aleta Curry yes; I just re-read it...it does (surprisingly) sound like real poetry. I surprise myself sometimes!
    Gerald Hecht
    24/03/2017 #51 Gerald Hecht
    #47 @Aleta Curry yeah; that's what I meant!
    Gerald Hecht
    24/03/2017 #50 Gerald Hecht
    #46 @Aleta Curry yeah; I usually pretend to care after a "snort-while-laughing-thing"...unless It happens in front of someone that I don't really know yet (and they don't really know me yet) --in that case --I am genuinely embarrassed and ...umm...usually run away! lol
    Aleta Curry
    24/03/2017 #49 Aleta Curry
    Thatโ€™s very well expressed, @Harvey Lloyd, and Iโ€™m hearing it echoed by others as well. What Iโ€™m being given to understand is that one would do well to take notice of the statistics but with caution, theyโ€™re part of the story, not the whole tale.
    Aleta Curry
    24/03/2017 #48 Aleta Curry
    #42 You can say that again, @Mohammed A. Jawad

    Totally loving The Beeb!
    Aleta Curry
    24/03/2017 #47 Aleta Curry
    #41 I most certainly agree, @Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman and you and @Ken are right, it's not all about the stats. But they are one more yardstick in the arsenal of anyone trying to figure out a marketing approach, whether to business or writing.
    Aleta Curry
    24/03/2017 #46 Aleta Curry
    #40 ...'of the maybe-I-understand-a-fascination-with-Putin-type....' Oh Lordy, @Gerald Hecht - you made me snort! It wasn't ladylike! Would've been most embarrassing a) if there were someone here besides the husband and the mutts and b) if I cared!
    Gerald Hecht
    24/03/2017 #45 Gerald Hecht
    Mysterious --yet who can deny it's tangibility?

    There is no yardstick --no altimeter to inform/quantify the distance twixt engagement's eternal meaning ....resonating, quivering subjective sensations
    and...

    ... the sea level atmospheric pressure at some blindfolded choice...
    ...of Cartesian abscissa/ordinate intersection...
    ...what Euclidean plane can explain...
    ...the shrinking distance between the crow's nest of the mast...
    ...and the sea (as she sails away) from one's heart...
    ...or the inverse --quite inseparable from her shivering return?
    Laura Mikolaitis
    24/03/2017 #44 Laura Mikolaitis
    Interesting stats @Aleta Curry. I tend to use a few different platforms but I'm not an avid watcher of my 'stats'. I do love when people engage in conversation in the comments because to me it only enhances my writing and user experience. I've met many great people in the comments and have participated in some great discussions. And it's always exciting when something in the comments may be the catalyst for someone to write their first post. It's been a rewarding experience for me - both here and on the other platforms I use. Like @Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman said "it's the camaraderie that's appealing." I couldn't agree more. Thanks for tagging me by the way!
    Harvey Lloyd
    23/03/2017 #43 Harvey Lloyd
    I believe we all use social media for different reasons. From marketing to just plain ole writing. The one thing i have noticed with BeBee is that the writers in their own way take an interest in writing so that you can grow. Difficult to explain as it all comes in many forms, but you know it when it is missing.

    I have experienced on other platforms the screaming like Madison Square Gardens on New year's Eve., to intellectual speak that is really of no consequence.

    Bebee and the folks worldwide seem to be genuine in most cases. As to counts or relevants i sense they don't tell enough of the story.

    Thanks for the tag
    Mohammed A. Jawad
    23/03/2017 #42 Mohammed A. Jawad
    In love with beBee, we have all started believing how well buzzing on benefits us!
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    23/03/2017 #41 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    IMO, beBee will succeed. It's not just the number of relevants on a buzz, it's the camaraderie that is appealing to me. I feel the swarm. ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ
    Gerald Hecht
    23/03/2017 #40 Gerald Hecht
    I find the numbers "mind blowing" sometimes...though I must admit that I have not a clue what they are trying to say... I'm not trying to be cryptic. I am genuinely in a state of "severe confusion/mild dementia" --(of the "maybe-I-understand-a-fascination-with-Putin-type" https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selank)...
    ...i.e.: https://www.bebee.com/producer/@gerald-hecht/why-i-hate-to-write
    ---
    or:
    https://www.bebee.com/producer/@gerald-hecht/on-an-unusual-variation-of-the-butterfly-effect
    ----
    Aleta Curry
    23/03/2017 #39 Aleta Curry
    #38 That's wonderful, @Jacqueline Randall

    I'm guessing growth is good, but I'm not sure it'll be anything like the way it was in Spain per capita, but I'd love it if we saw that kind of astronomical growth in the USA. Well, I wouldn''t *totally* love it, because items flow by in my stream quite quickly enough now, but it would be thrilling.

    Still, I saw in an article somewhere where beBee was predicted to be the next unicorn startup, so either somebody knows something, or somebody's being terribly optimistic.

    How about it, @Matt ๐Ÿ Sweetwood? Can we have some stats on how beBee is doing in the USA?
    Jacqueline Randall
    23/03/2017 #38 Jacqueline Randall
    @Aleta Curry I'm not sure how beBee's growth is doing here in the US, but I can say I am telling people about it every chance I get! I am happy to have found you all and encouraged to think more out-of-the-box! Truly.
  5. ProducerJuan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    22/03/2017
    We All Sell Something
    We All Sell SomethingEverybody is selling something, be it a product, service, or themselves. A strong personal brand is crucial for you to sell yourself more effectively, be it for a promotion, change in job, business partnership or pitching.Social media and content...
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    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    23/03/2017 #24 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    You're right on the money with this post, @Juan Imaz. Professional in every way.
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    23/03/2017 #23 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    Great buzz @Juan Imaz! My readership has increased and I'm sure when the time comes and I'm ready to seek business help/advice or other... well it's here!!
    Mamen ๐Ÿ Delgado
    23/03/2017 #22 Mamen ๐Ÿ Delgado
    #19 It sounds great @CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit!! I think it would be better if you start the interview, you know him better than us ๐Ÿ˜‰.
    And for sure from his anwers new questions will appear.
    Jared Wiese, ๐Ÿ adding VALUE & RESULTS
    23/03/2017 #21 Jared Wiese, ๐Ÿ adding VALUE & RESULTS
    #9 I'm with Lance. Can't say it any better!
    ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    22/03/2017 #20 ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    I like the Jiz saw puzzle for personal branding. We are all selling something and social media justifies our purpose for the same. Our personal brand builds credibility for our selves and the services we sell . I'm positive that beBee provides greater opportunities and success. For professional and personal branding beBee has laid out the perfect platform. Thank you @Juan Imaz ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ๐Ÿค—
    CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    22/03/2017 #19 CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    Just because I am in a different space does not mean I can argue against this, this is the reality of the market of mass attention and I accept it as condition of this age, so it is that I make the following proposition.

    I will seek to bring a student to beBee who is absolute and total in his dedication and mindset to personal brand.

    In doing so, what he represents in belief and investment in personal branding, will also become the bridge for me between this learning space at beBee and my offline learning space at HMC.

    I will provide an introductory buzz about him, but I also welcome all of my friends at beBee now to ask some questions and then I will present an interview with him and at that point, he will become a part of this community.

    How does that sound? If you are all agreeable message me your questions you want this fervent student of personal branding to answer and I will begin to initiate the introductory buzz and then the interview buzz and then with him in person here as an active beBee member.
    Mamen ๐Ÿ Delgado
    22/03/2017 #16 Mamen ๐Ÿ Delgado
    Great Producer @Juan Imaz, I like to say we are selling even when we are buying... ๐Ÿ˜‰
    It is a way of being on Earth, the way we move, we talk, we act and react... And overact sometimes...
    And that is so because we never stop communicating, even on our owns we communicate with ourselves which is the primary relationship.
    Thanks for sharing this gift!! ๐Ÿ˜˜
    Steve Jones
    22/03/2017 #15 Steve Jones
    Still as true as ever @Juan Imaz Everybody lives by selling something. This statement was coined back in the late 1800's by Robert Louis Stevenson
    Gert ๐Ÿ Scholtz
    22/03/2017 #14 Gert ๐Ÿ Scholtz
    @Juan Imaz Thank you for an excellent post Juan. I find it very interesting that leads coming from social media activities are seven time more likely to convert. There are a number of Bees that have mentioned their activity on beBee has resulted in more business opportunities and sales.
    Laurent Boscherini
    22/03/2017 #13 Anonymous
    Thank you @Juan Imaz for sharing your consistent educational approach.
    You are right, Social Media is not the enemy, but can be one of the greatest tools to People, advancing themselves personally and professionally. ย beBee engages all users in realizing that their branding / social media usage should be the story they want to share about themselves for the world to see. That lasting impact, beyond all existing virtual walls, enlights our own relevant and singular commintments to make us more approachable to others. Well done ! :)
    Matt ๐Ÿ Sweetwood
    22/03/2017 #12 Matt ๐Ÿ Sweetwood
    I agree.. we are selling ourselves every time we interact with others. And building your personal brand on beBee is the way to go.
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    22/03/2017 #11 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    @Netta Virtanen you are the very best !!! ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž
    Julio Angel ๐ŸLopez Lopez
    22/03/2017 #10 Julio Angel ๐ŸLopez Lopez
    Great buzz, @Juan Imaz at beBee we found the best way to show us. No doubt we have reached another level.
    Lance  ๐Ÿ Scoular
    22/03/2017 #9 Lance ๐Ÿ Scoular
    Succinct Savvy summary ๐Ÿ๐Ÿฏ
    ๐Ÿค๐Ÿณ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿšด
    Devesh Bhatt
    22/03/2017 #8 Devesh Bhatt
    #7 same to you :)
    Tausif Mundrawala
    22/03/2017 #7 Tausif Mundrawala
    #6 You are correct my friend. By the way, Congratulations for being a new beBee ambassador.
    Devesh Bhatt
    22/03/2017 #6 Devesh Bhatt
    #4 i think therefore i am :) and yes nurturing too.. because branding oneself includes self.. start now and keep evolving :)
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    22/03/2017 #5 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    @Juan Imaz I love it !!! ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž vamossss
    Tausif Mundrawala
    22/03/2017 #4 Tausif Mundrawala
    Branding oneself is not an easy task to achieve. It needs regular nurturing in order to put oneself forth in front of an entire world. Not only regularly commenting and reading one's buzzes, one should even try to encourage others to present their best to this universe. I am glad to be a part of this wonderful platform who have recognized my efforts of serious personal brand building. I have always loved helping others which is bearing fruit in the form of being a bee on beBee.

    An excellent buzz to begin my day, @Juan Imaz
    Harvey Lloyd
    22/03/2017 #3 Harvey Lloyd
    I am usually the late adopter to most things. Branding was and is no different. This article helped me make the connection between branding, our website, social media and our goals of customer interaction.

    The funny thing is i have read enough material about branding to cause brain freeze up, but this article really cleared some things up in making those connections from such diverse resources..

    Thanks @Juan Imaz
  6. ProducerJavier ๐Ÿ beBee
    LinkedIn Alternatives for Professional Networking
    LinkedIn Alternatives for Professional NetworkingWhen we talk of building your professional network the first name that pops up in our mind probably is LinkedIn. Whether you are looking for a new job, looking to hire a professional for your set up or simply wish to grow your professional network...
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    John White, MBA
    25/03/2017 #78 John White, MBA
    @John Marrett, yes, you've got it now. This is what the beBee network is being built on. Establishing stronger personal business relationships.
    John Marrett
    25/03/2017 #77 John Marrett
    #76 I never said otherwise @John White, MBA!
    John White, MBA
    25/03/2017 #76 John White, MBA
    @John Marrett: exactly! People want to do business with someone they know and trust, not just a resume.
    John Marrett
    25/03/2017 #75 John Marrett
    #74 In the days of Google and social media @John White, MBA, I don't consider location to be personal information. As an example, I know that the current weather in Fort Collins is slightly cloudy, 12 C (53 F) ... which is why you could go for ice cream as your summer has started and the dregs of winter are still here in Montreal!
    I have been involved in complex B2B sales since 1991. One always has to develop relationships with people: both the vendor and the buyer need to feel comfortable with each other. But that doesn't mean that I want to open up to the whole world *before* we have developed a relationship!
    John White, MBA
    25/03/2017 #74 John White, MBA
    @John Marrett, interedting responses. You just shared with me on LinkedIn where you live and that it is snowing there. Thise are aspects of your personal life. Also, when yiou do business do you get to know the people you do business with or is 100% business. My approach to doing business is that it is done best when you build relationships and get to know each other. For me, I don't like to do business with people that won't make any effort to get to know me. If all they are intersted in is closing me, I will take a pass.
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    25/03/2017 #73 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    #70 @John Marrett you don't need to share your life. Obviously it is up to you ! . But I only wanted to make the difference between Private and Personal. ;)
    John Marrett
    25/03/2017 #70 John Marrett
    #69 I don't want to share my personal life publicly @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee. As mentioned, that is a philosophical difference between us. I have been worried about privacy issues for decades so will not share anything from my personal life on a public platform!
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    25/03/2017 #69 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    Thereโ€™s A BIG Difference Between Private And Personal.

    Private: confined to or intended only for the persons immediately concerned; confidential: a private meeting

    If something is โ€œprivateโ€ in your mind, itโ€™s probably not a good idea to share it on the Internetโ€ฆanywhere.

    Personal: relating to, directed to, or intended for a particular person: a personal favor; oneโ€™s personal life; a letter marked โ€œPersonal.

    When something is personal in your mind, you may share it because we are social and we do love connect with people through common interests. Bebee is about building genuine and deeper business relationships rather than business contacts.
    John Marrett
    25/03/2017 #68 John Marrett
    #65 Nor on LinkedIn by the way!

    Will we be able to edit comments on the new beBee platform? Hope so!
    John Marrett
    25/03/2017 #67 John Marrett
    #65 That is a philosophical difference between us @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee, I consider my personal interests to be part of my private life and won't share them publicly on a platform like beBee.
    John Marrett
    25/03/2017 #66 John Marrett
    #63 The only way to really protect yourself @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian is to use a VPN!
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    25/03/2017 #65 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    #64 @John Marrett our personal interests and passions/hobbies are not private. They are common interests that help us to build nuch better professional relationships. My private life (family and friends) is on Facebook. CC @John White, MBA
    John Marrett
    25/03/2017 #64 John Marrett
    #61 I know it takes a very long time @John White, MBA: I used to be a database developer in a long ago life. Leaving aside the technical issues with the beBee platform, I just wish that there was a social media platform for the millions like me who are ticked off at LinkedIn ... and don't want to mix our business and private lives as is done on beBee!
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    24/03/2017 #63 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    #52 Well, John, my neighbour, I never saw it until today. Can't say I agree completely, but I must say there are too many home-user wi-fi systems used in commercial establishments. The very fact that we are so used to Wi-Fi makes us blase about it.

    I was recently at a well-known breakfast place here in Montreal where the guest wi-fi and the POS system ran on the same, unsegregated system. I told the owner who said his nephew set it up in 15 minutes when his service provider wanted three times the price and said it would take 2 hours. He thought he was being smart.

    I would never use guest wi-fi in a mom and pop place or many franchises. Try it at Subway, there, I know the systems were properly set up

    Now, about rogue beacons....
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    23/03/2017 #62 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    Networking and relationships are fundamental to business success!
    The best relationships include equal amounts of give and take.
    John White, MBA
    23/03/2017 #61 John White, MBA
    #55 Your expert feedback is much appreciated as always, @John Marrett. As I mentioned before our programmers are working day and night to implement the enhancements you and many others have suggested for the next version of beBee. I'm sorry it hasn't happened faster! Have a great weekend!
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    23/03/2017 #60 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    #59 many thanks @Ali Gouran!
    Ali Gouran
    23/03/2017 #59 Ali Gouran
    All in here : http://www.bestmarker.com/
    Bebee, Linkedin, xing, ...
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    23/03/2017 #58 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    @John Marrett your comments are much appreciated. I am sure you will enjoy beBee ! Thanks again !!
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    23/03/2017 #57 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    #51 @John Marrett many thanks. Commenting system is being improved. A new platform coming soon !
  7. ProducerOnyinye Joy Eze

    Onyinye Joy Eze

    20/03/2017
    Give it a try.
    Give it a try.The ""It won't work"" is too much.People are making it in the same thing you are saying it won't work.The first thing is knowing what exactly the thing is and the next is how can it helps you for the achievement of your dreams and the next is to...
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  8. Dylan Bouterse

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    20/03/2017
    If you watched the (national) news over the past few days you may have heard about a Five Alarm Fire in Raleigh, NC. My friend lived in an apartment across the street from the fire and has lost nearly everything she owned. She was home at the time and barely had time to leave with her purse. Her windows busted out, bedposts/doors melted, sprinklers went off adding insult injury (but probably also saved it from getting worse) so as you can image, it's been bad. Check the link below for pictures. I'm asking for help raising money to help her with her insurance deductible and other costs that may arise that insurance won't cover. Even if you can't donate monetarily, please consider sharing with your BeBee, Facebook, LinkedIn and/or Twitter. Thank you so much.
    Dylan Bouterse
    Click here to support Raleigh Fire victim help by Dylan Bouterse
    gofundme.com Our Raleigh friend, Crystal Marcie "Sheeza" Sheppard was one of the first to hear and see the horrific fire on March 16, 2017 that has become known at the #RaleighFire, the worst fire in Raleigh since 1920. She was one of ~30 residents of The Link...
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    18/03/2017
    Right Attitude
    Right Attitude After working your JOB and for your boss, don't go home and watch TV.Go home and #develop_yourself so you won't work for him forever.No matter how many university degrees you have,if you don't know your life's purpose, you are worse than an...
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  11. Fatimah Collins

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    18/03/2017
    https://millionairesempire.com/make-money-on-automation-millionaires-empire-san-diego-usa/Fatimah Collins
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    https://millionairesempire.com/crowdfunding/ Fatimah Collins
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    16/03/2017
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    Make Money Online with Millionaires Empire
    Make Money Online with Millionaires Empire Welcome to Millionaires Empire! A Social Networking, CrowdFunding and Membership Website All-In-One. know more visit .....
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    Fatimah Collins
    20/03/2017 #1 Fatimah Collins
    Welcome to Millionaires Empire! A Social Networking, Crowdfunding Membership Website All-In-One. Turn Your Internet Into Your Own Automated Money Making Machine. Join A Revolutionary Social Network That Pays. Make Money Online To Fund Your Business, Buy That Dream House or Car, Take A Dream Vacation, Run Charities, Pay Off Debt, or Pay For College books or tuition. Millionaires Empire Can Be Your Full Time or Part-Time Businessโ€ฆ Where You Can Sayโ€ฆ. โ€œMy Business Is To Help People Accomplish Their Dreams and I Make Money Accomplishing Mines, Too!โ€
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  14. ProducerSusan Rooks

    Susan Rooks

    13/03/2017
    Well, enough about me. Letโ€™s talk about you. What do you think about me?
    Well, enough about me. Letโ€™s talk about you. What do you think about me?Hey, listen! Listen.ย Listen to the silence.ย Listen to the noise.ย Listen to the birds chirp, the clock tick, the babies giggle, and the wind blow.Oh! You canโ€™t hear those sounds? Why not? Are you too busy talking?How many times do we stop our own...
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    David B. Grinberg
    15/03/2017 #37 David B. Grinberg
    Belated kudos on a nice post, Susan. You are so correct. Too many people fail to appreciate and master the art of Active Listening. As famous radio/TV talk show host, Larry King and other have said (in similar iterations): I never learned anything while I was talking. That's why Active Listening is an essential element of effective communication. https://www.mindtools.com/CommSkll/ActiveListening.htm
    Thanks again, Susan, for the more good buzz!
    Susan Rooks
    14/03/2017 #36 Susan Rooks
    I appreciate ;your sharing my post, @Preston ๐Ÿ Vander Ven! Many thanks!
    Susan Rooks
    14/03/2017 #35 Susan Rooks
    @Preston Vander Ven, I agree with you. Sometimes we ARE there to just listen, but often not. And on that date, I had hoped for a conversation, not a monologue. Ah well. It made for a good story -- and the food was really good.
    Preston ๐Ÿ Vander Ven
    14/03/2017 #34 Preston ๐Ÿ Vander Ven
    Great Buzz. One sided conversations are never fun, unless our purpose is to be there to listen. There were those times in my life that what I needed was a friend to listen to what I said. It was not because I wanted a response or input, I needed to just the words get of my system.
    Susan Rooks
    14/03/2017 #33 Susan Rooks
    #32 I also blather sometimes, @Todd Jones; I think we all do. But I have learned that it doesn't work, again as most of us finally do!
    Todd Jones
    14/03/2017 #32 Todd Jones
    "A closed mouth gathers no feet," is a maxim that I consciously try to observe after too often suffering the consequence of my own incessant, often mindless blathering. Taking my mouth out of autopilot mode is no easy task for a gregarious extrovert. I now try to engage through a process of question and listen. Really listening before blurting out the next question is a constant challenge though :)
    Devesh Bhatt
    14/03/2017 #31 Devesh Bhatt
    #28 chewing silently. Have to learn that :) thanks
    Susan Rooks
    14/03/2017 #30 Susan Rooks
    #16 @Avanthi Raj! That's a wonderful way of "seeing" it that I wouldn't have thought of. Thanks so much for sharing that!
    Susan Rooks
    14/03/2017 #29 Susan Rooks
    #17 While we've all probably been guilty of using the ears and mouth in reverse proportion, @Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman, most of us realize at some point we need to listen more and talk less.
    Susan Rooks
    14/03/2017 #28 Susan Rooks
    #21 And it all is our personal experience, @Devesh Bhatt! I prefer conversations that go both ways, but that particular date was definitely all about him! His family. His friends. His work. His career. The only time he was silent was when he was chewing (thank goodness).

    Thanks for taking the time to comment here! I really appreciate it.
    Susan Rooks
    14/03/2017 #27 Susan Rooks
    #23 laughing again, @Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher! Too darn funny, even though I know it wasn't at the time!
    Susan Rooks
    14/03/2017 #26 Susan Rooks
    #22 Funny video, @Brian McKenzie! Thanks!
    Susan Rooks
    14/03/2017 #25 Susan Rooks
    #18 Oh, yes, @Rod Loader, he ignored me completely. As I mentioned, not even much eye contact. I don't know if he is just odd, awkward, shy -- or maybe on the Autism spectrum -- Asperger's, which my grandson has -- but it was one weird date!
    Susan Rooks
    14/03/2017 #24 Susan Rooks
    Thanks for sharing the post, @Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman! Much appreciated.
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    14/03/2017 #23 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #14 I'm not the only one who can speed up her chatter? ;-) I don't mind if a person talks a bit faster or a little more than I may. What I do mind is when someone dominates, talks about themselves as you noted about this man... talks non-stop as if they are the center of the universe LOL. I love a good back and forth with others! I love talking face to face- I find that tends to go better because people are using more of their senses. I have a good friend who LOVES to talk, she has me beat by far and if we chat on the phone there are times I put my phone down for a few seconds to catch my spinning head and when I pick it back up she's still talking. I once interrupted her (as in conversing) after listening for about 10 minutes and when I cut in to share my thoughts, she said, "Excuse me, I was talking!" I can laugh about it now but I was so pissed when she did that. I told her face to face how that made me feel and she said she was having a bad evening and felt bad as soon as we hung up. She apologized and it was sincere. She's a gabber but she's also a very giving, compassionate person. I'm glad I said something to her or I might have written her off. I'm glad I made you laugh. Chatters United!
    Brian McKenzie
    14/03/2017 #22 Brian McKenzie
    Enjoy ;) https://youtu.be/HxUuDPNbkJk
    Devesh Bhatt
    14/03/2017 #21 Devesh Bhatt
    Great buzz. I realised that when people talk a lot spontaneously and freely, usually they are being impatient with the process of sharing.
    Arrongance is pretty evident and it doesnt need too much thinking to assess that, but yes sometimes i did feel that people approached to share it all and i closed the window. Few months later i realised, i wasnt really listening and by not doing that i actually did them harm .

    Point being that listening is truly important it allows the people to talk with freedom and not ponder on thw how and what to talk.

    But that is a personal experience.
    Brian McKenzie
    14/03/2017 #20 Brian McKenzie
    This changes when you hop languages. In English - I know people aren't listening. You can see it in their eyes - if it isn't already glued to their Smart Phone - doing the text monkey happy dance. Overseas - when speaking in Russian - there is not time to form your own answer while the other person is talking because 1 - word order in Russian means nothing, the subject and theme maybe way down stream from verbs and clauses 2) I am not fluent in Russian - so I have to concentrate and translate as they go 3) Screw eye contact - hold their hand while you talk - squeeze it when you need attention. ;)
    Shana Hare
    14/03/2017 #19 Shana Hare
    #4 I am, too. It is a process. I always feel I have talked too much.
    Rod Loader
    14/03/2017 #18 Rod Loader
    Thanks for sharing @Susan Rooks, it is hard listening to someone talk non-stop, but harder when we have opened ourselves on a personal level, like a date. Then the talking can feel like we are being ignored, and in your case degraded (one thing he focused on with me was my rotten marketing efforts for my own business). It hurts. Hopefully people like that are now far from your life.
  15. TA Dayton

    TA Dayton

    13/03/2017
    Personal Branding skyrockets!
    TA Dayton
    Home | TA Dayton-Personal Branding Consultant
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    TA Dayton
    13/03/2017 #1 TA Dayton
    Personal Branding skyrocketing!
  16. Dylan Bouterse

    Dylan Bouterse

    13/03/2017
    Here's my first article, written for PlanetOne. Hope you enjoy!
    Dylan Bouterse
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  17. ProducerSarah Elkins

    Sarah Elkins

    09/03/2017
    It's the Journey
    It's the JourneyThe inaugural No Longer Virtual was exactly what it was supposed to be."I'm excited, but pretty stressed, Ginger. I know I'm on the right track, I can feel it in every breath I take. I'm just questioning whether the timing is right. This is a big...
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    Lance  ๐Ÿ Scoular
    15/03/2017 #8 Lance ๐Ÿ Scoular
    ๐Ÿค๐Ÿณ๐Ÿ
    Sarah Elkins
    13/03/2017 #7 Sarah Elkins
    Thank you for the comments, @debasish majumder, @Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman, and Ella. I'm definitely still absorbing; I find that sometimes, when someone asks how it went, I have trouble talking about it. Maybe working on the agenda for #NLVDenver will help me make sense of #NLVAtlanta.
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    12/03/2017 #6 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    Perfection. @Sarah Elkins - following up on your event is most professional. I am sure the No Longer Virtual Denver conference will be successful, as well. You are to be commended for carrying through with your brilliant idea.
    Ella de Jong
    12/03/2017 #5 Ella de Jong
    Congrats @Sarah Elkins! What a great example you are! Thanks for the keys!
    debasish majumder
    12/03/2017 #4 debasish majumder
    lovely insight you have shared @Sarah Elkins! enjoyed read. thank you for the share.
    Sarah Elkins
    12/03/2017 #3 Sarah Elkins
    You've been hearing about the incredible energy of #NoLongerVirtual, and now you can start to make your plans to attend the next one! #NLV2018 #NLVDenver
    Sarah Elkins
    11/03/2017 #2 Sarah Elkins
    #1 Thanks, @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee. The thing that struck me, after a few days of clearing my head following the conference, was that I'm rarely in a roomful of curious people. And yet -- that's exactly what NLV was all about. It was outstanding.
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    09/03/2017 #1 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    Great notes !


    1. When you believe in something so deeply, and you build a network of people who believe in you, anything is possible.

    2. When you choose to help others, and you work with intention and your whole heart, no matter what happens, you can be satisfied with that effort.

    3. If you want to make an impact, and you want to find deep satisfaction in life, STAY CURIOUS.
  18. Anne Thornley-Brown
    How has beBee helped you step into the spotlight?

    This is the latest for me. I had only been active here for 5 days and already I have been featured in Hive Talk and a hive I have started has been profiled.

    https://www.bebee.com/producer/@franci-hoffman/hive-talk-special-featuring-anne-thornley-brown

    That has never happened to me on any other platform even though I have been a power user for YEARS.

    Thank you @Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman and thank you beBee.

    Most of us are new here so pPlease share your experiences so far.
    Anne Thornley-Brown
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    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    12/03/2017 #1 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    You are most welcome, Anne, and I am so glad you have joined beBee.. I feel you will be able to find your niche here. ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
  19. ProducerSusan Rooks

    Susan Rooks

    09/03/2017
    Networkers: Are You Guilty of "Premature Solicitation?"
    Networkers: Are You Guilty of "Premature Solicitation?"For about 30 years, networking has been the word โ€œdu jourโ€ or โ€œdโ€™annรฉe.โ€ Everyone who is anyone in business networks. And while social media is huge these days, many still love to be part of face-to-face events.They're all networking.Or so they...
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    Lance  ๐Ÿ Scoular
    15/03/2017 #9 Lance ๐Ÿ Scoular
    ๐Ÿค๐Ÿณ๐Ÿ
    Susan Rooks
    10/03/2017 #8 Susan Rooks
    #4 Thanks, @Ryan Simmons! Was there anything specific that stood out for you?
    Susan Rooks
    10/03/2017 #7 Susan Rooks
    #5 Thanks, @Aaron Skogen! I'd been mulling it over for a few weeks ever since I recharged my networking batteries and went out to find a decent meeting to attend regularly. I got "trapped" by someone in a 121, but I didn't want to make it too personal because I was so afraid that person might read it . . . trust me, I will never buy anything that person sells, if only because I don't like him/her.

    And I know I did (and occasionally still do when I'm being dumb) come on a little bit too strong . . . it just doesn't work.

    Thanks for your comment!
    Susan Rooks
    10/03/2017 #6 Susan Rooks
    #3 What's funny, @Kevin Pashuk, is that I know Dr. Misner, having been a BNI director for over ten years.

    I'd heard that quote a long time ago, and I was hunting for one that would make sense in the article. Then I got lucky and found that specific one, and I knew I had to use it as the hook. I mean, really. Talk about a gift horse and all that!
    Aaron Skogen
    09/03/2017 #5 Aaron Skogen
    Can I get an AMEN!? Great topic and post @Susan Rooks.
    Ryan Simmons
    09/03/2017 #4 Ryan Simmons
    Good read!
    Kevin Pashuk
    09/03/2017 #3 Kevin Pashuk
    What's the grammar term for when you use a word like 'premature' to hook in a reader? I don't know myself but can attest it works.

    Another great reminder that people aren't 'prospects', they are first and foremost people. Relational rules should trump the sales manual.

    Another delightful post by @Susan Rooks
    Laurent Boscherini
    09/03/2017 #2 Anonymous
    Thank you @Susan Rooks for sharing your insightful consistency, always uplifting with your amazing fancy sabor to make me smile and learn new things.
    Susan Rooks
    09/03/2017 #1 Susan Rooks
    @Laurent Boscherini! Thanks so much for sharing my post! I appreciate your taking the time.
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  21. ProducerIvette K. Caballero
    Know Liz Ryan: The Queen of the Human Workplace and Your Career Friend
    Know Liz Ryan: The Queen of the Human Workplace and Your Career FriendPeople go to doctors when they don't feel well, then doctors examine them, evaluate their symptoms, and make a diagnosis to treat them effectively. Liz Ryan, "The Queen of the Human Workplace and LinkedIn Influencer," performs a similar job. She...
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    Jared Wiese, ๐Ÿ adding VALUE & RESULTS
    08/03/2017 #13 Jared Wiese, ๐Ÿ adding VALUE & RESULTS
    Check out this other great buzz about Liz Ryan!
    https://www.bebee.com/producer/@javierbebee/you-are-an-amazing-person
    Emily๐Ÿ Bee
    08/03/2017 #12 Emily๐Ÿ Bee
    Liz Ryan is great!
    David B. Grinberg
    08/03/2017 #11 David B. Grinberg
    Many thanks, Ivette, for this intro to Liz Ryan and her work. She certainly has a lot of good advice to offer. Frankly, I haven't read much of her because I'm generally turned off by the LinkedIn "INfluencer" crowd. However, I must admit she's done well for herself and her words of wisdom make sense. Now we just need to get her to join and/or buzz about beBee...
    Claire L ๐Ÿ Cardwell
    07/03/2017 #10 Claire L ๐Ÿ Cardwell
    Love Liz Ryan's insights - thanks for this @Ivette K. Caballero! Am sharing it.
    Tausif Mundrawala
    07/03/2017 #9 Tausif Mundrawala
    Hi, @Ivette K. Caballero. You made me nostalgic of her articles and posts which she prolifically penned one after another. They definitely contained messages which we would never get to hear from any HR expert. Her approach towards each and every person was different. I mean she helped everyone recognize their value as a person rather than a robotic employee to fend for his/her livelihood. It's commendable to list all the details here in this fantastic buzz.
    Jared Wiese, ๐Ÿ adding VALUE & RESULTS
    07/03/2017 #8 Jared Wiese, ๐Ÿ adding VALUE & RESULTS
    COPY and TWEET:
    good: Learn #hiring from #LizRyan.
    Better: See her summarized posts on #careers.
    BEST: #PersonalBranding on #beBee!
    https://t.co/J1eC9v3QKa


    Link to tweet:
    https://twitter.com/TheABCba/status/839216239365009408
    Robin Barton
    07/03/2017 #7 Robin Barton
    I love Liz's insights! I bought her book and I thought it was really great. I bought two more for my daughters, and have recommended it on my network a lot!
    Juan Imaz
    07/03/2017 #6 Juan Imaz
    thanks for publishing!
    Jared Wiese, ๐Ÿ adding VALUE & RESULTS
    07/03/2017 #5 Jared Wiese, ๐Ÿ adding VALUE & RESULTS
    #2 totally agree, @Laurent Boscherini
    Jared Wiese, ๐Ÿ adding VALUE & RESULTS
    07/03/2017 #4 Jared Wiese, ๐Ÿ adding VALUE & RESULTS
    Tweeted this and almost instantly got 200 impressions and 4 RTs...
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    07/03/2017 #3 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    Very Relevant buzz and great tips. Thanks a lot @Ivette K. Caballero. Sharing... !!!!!
    Laurent Boscherini
    07/03/2017 #2 Anonymous
    Thank you @Ivette K. Caballero for sharing your brilliant post.Not only relevant tips, it is more about consistency and being yourself as a valuable person beyond the job'skills requested.
    Jared Wiese, ๐Ÿ adding VALUE & RESULTS
    07/03/2017 #1 Jared Wiese, ๐Ÿ adding VALUE & RESULTS
    I haven't fully read this, but can tell it is awesome from skimming. Sharing. More connects later...
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    06/03/2017
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  23. ProducerWayne Yoshida

    Wayne Yoshida

    04/03/2017
    Is Networking Hard? Relax and Try This
    Is Networking Hard? Relax and Try ThisAs an introverted person, I am always intimidated by networking and other social events, which is one of the reasons why I practice public speaking and meeting new people as a volunteer LinkedIn instructor and career counselor.During these sessions,...
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    Wayne Yoshida
    09/03/2017 #36 Wayne Yoshida
    #35 Thanks for boinking, @@Joyce ๐Ÿ Bowen
    @Joyce ๐Ÿ Bowen
    09/03/2017 #35 @Joyce ๐Ÿ Bowen
    surprised I forgot to mark this relevant, and it is so very relevant.
    Chichi Layor Okoye
    06/03/2017 #34 Chichi Layor Okoye
    I enjoyed reading your post @Wayne Yoshida - I like meat and networking, not the arid and stuffy meetings, but the kind where authentic connection is encouraged.
    Chichi Layor Okoye
    06/03/2017 #33 Chichi Layor Okoye
    #28 Absolutely @Tausif Mundrawala
    Chichi Layor Okoye
    06/03/2017 #32 Chichi Layor Okoye
    #11 I wish I lived closer too, and that @Wayne Yoshida would invite me if I did.
    @Joyce ๐Ÿ Bowen
    06/03/2017 #31 @Joyce ๐Ÿ Bowen
    Great post. I, too, find any kind of networking difficult.
    Wayne Yoshida
    06/03/2017 #30 Wayne Yoshida
    #29 Excellent @Claire L ๐Ÿ Cardwell ! Thank you for sharing and commenting - and let us know how it went!
    Claire L ๐Ÿ Cardwell
    06/03/2017 #29 Claire L ๐Ÿ Cardwell
    Awesome @Wayne Yoshida! I think that gathering friends and contacts at a BBQ (we call it a Braai here in SA) is awesome. I think I will hold one myself in the next month or two (before the winter rolls in and it gets too cold...)
    Tausif Mundrawala
    06/03/2017 #28 Tausif Mundrawala
    I agree with you on all aspects. We can began networking with like minded people and by encouraging everyone here on this wonderful platform by expressing our opinions on their respective written piece of work.
    Robert Bacal
    06/03/2017 #27 Robert Bacal
    #26 I never got into ham radio except to listen, but I was an avid SWL'er, DX'er, and I actually still have two tube boat anchor receivers from 40's/50's. (off topic, I know). PS. I got to hear the broadcasts from Czech. when the Soviets invaded.
    Wayne Yoshida
    06/03/2017 #26 Wayne Yoshida
    #24 Robert - Thank you. Yes, I know what you mean. But, people to people contact is important. And - more fun. Find something you enjoy doing, and share it with others - maybe my early interest in ham radio influenced this on me, it is traditional in ham radio for experienced "old timers" of any age - to help people. The fancy name for this is "mentoring."

    Another example of re-inventing the wheel, I guess....
    Brian McKenzie
    06/03/2017 #25 Brian McKenzie
    #23 minority faction, well armed & monied globalists with a thirst for power, money, property and blood - funded from interventionist Western Capitals. Nearly the same oligarch shills they are today, 100 years later.
    Robert Cormack
    06/03/2017 #24 Robert Cormack
    Enjoyed this, @Wayne Yoshida Networking is hard, especially when you want to devote your time to writing, or thinking about writing, or writing about writing. The thought of interacting with people plays last, but I know it's an important component of being seen and heard. Thanks for posting.
    Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    06/03/2017 #23 Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    #22 Who do you?
    Brian McKenzie
    06/03/2017 #22 Brian McKenzie
    #21 Who do you think the Bolsheviks were / are ?
    Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    06/03/2017 #21 Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    #14 You're leaving a big footprint on beBee. If you were that important, don't you think the Bolsheviks could find you?
    Brian McKenzie
    06/03/2017 #20 Brian McKenzie
    @Dean Owen Me thinks you have no Idea of the world I grew up in from my first days with the military. There are many things that go bump in the night that are not ghosts nor aliens. *Hint the coming countless dead in Bishkek from 'Peaceful Protests'
    Dean Owen
    06/03/2017 #19 Dean Owen
    #12 #14 #18 Me thinks you read way too many spy novels.
    Brian McKenzie
    05/03/2017 #18 Brian McKenzie
    #17 I run several accounts with different faces and IPs - if they want me, they will have to work at it.
    Wayne Yoshida
    05/03/2017 #17 Wayne Yoshida
    #14 I have a friend who's in one of those government organizations. Every now and then, he calls me on the phone. I never call him. But every time he calls me, I get to hear about some interesting and dangerous mission he is on, and he's taking a break. Stuff not shown on the news (either fake or real).

    Another government guy I know I can call, and he answers the phone with a certain set of numbers. Interesting. And we have a "normal conversation" about various topics.

    Neither of them use social media at all . . . .
  24. ProducerJavier ๐Ÿ beBee
    Will LinkedIn do anything? Keep LinkedIn, Explore beBee
    Will LinkedIn do anything? Keep LinkedIn, Explore beBeeI am a LinkedIn user. ย LinkedIn is a huge business directory. Whenever somebody gives me a business card, I add the new contact to my LinkedIn network and I drop the card in the bin. That's all but it is very useful. It allows me to keep my past...
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    stephan metral ๐Ÿ Innovative Brand Ambassador
    22/03/2017 #37 stephan metral ๐Ÿ Innovative Brand Ambassador
    @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee i would like to precise that i am not a LinkedIn or Microsoft detractor, i am just realistic, and if i were them and want my monopoly to survive , i will keep doing extravangaza again the BCS (Big Common Sense). So how much do you bet ? A supper with tapas & wine in Cordoba ? Haha!
    stephan metral ๐Ÿ Innovative Brand Ambassador
    22/03/2017 #36 stephan metral ๐Ÿ Innovative Brand Ambassador
    at some point linkedin will be reduced to a sharepoint feature, and you will be all force to subscribe to microsoft 365 sharepoint evolution...How much do you want to bet ? Linkedin is a Recruiters website with options that come and goes. But it is effective since hiring managers will start witha linkedin screening (not all of them Google search rules ! @Anne Thornley-Brown
    Anne Thornley-Brown
    12/03/2017 #35 Anne Thornley-Brown
    Likwe the people you quoted, I've gone through all of the frustrations and ups and downs on LinkedIn. Worse because I have been so heavily involved in group management. At some point you have to recognize it is what it is. Nothing remains static. If a platform no longer meets some of your needs, you move on. LinkedIn is still good for finding contacts, staying in touch with existing clients and former colleagues, and for peer to peer discussions in the few groups where there is still engagement. Don't look to LinkedIn to get a lot of traction for your blog posts or leads for your business. It's definitely not worth posting on LinkedIn Publisher. Hardly anybody sees the posts. If you work at it, LinkedIn does generate some website traffic.Twitter sends some blgo traffic. Facebook is great for finding family and it has come in handy as genealogy is one of my hobbies. beBee definitely fills some of the gaps in these other platforms. As you stated, never put all eggs in one basket. Businesses need a suite of tools to meet their needs.
    Randall Burns
    09/03/2017 #34 Randall Burns
    WoW! Unless there's a technical difficulty, (but I don't think so), LinkedIn has removed the "Home"page...
    Steve Brady
    08/03/2017 #33 Steve Brady
    @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee thank you for this buzz which I think reflects wisdom and commonsense. I've only just starting creating content, so I am keen to see my posts receive as much exposure as they can.. So far beBee eclipses LinkedIn as far as views, comments and shares go by a golden mile. The community here is welcoming, encouraging and helpful. However LinkedIn was where my networking journey online first blossomed. It is as you say, a "huge business directory". I also like your advice because it reflects the old adage: don't burn your bridges..
    ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    07/03/2017 #32 ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    I will keep Linkedin and enjoy and build my personal and professional Brand on beBee. beBee is my passion and LinkedIn has all my candidates who rely on me. I will stay there hoping the ship doesn't sink.

    I wrote a buzz on LinkedIn 2 days ago and alot of bees are swarming over. Let's look out and keep the welcome messages going. Thank you @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee for yet another stellar buzz of value to all your beBee users. #beBeesforever
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    05/03/2017 #31 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    Many thanks @Randall Burns. Of course ! Keep LinkedIn, Explore beBee. Here you can read more about the same message.
    https://www.bebee.com/producer/@javierbebee/never-put-all-eggs-in-one-basket-keep-linkedin-but-explore-bebee
    Randall Burns
    05/03/2017 #30 Randall Burns
    Great read @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee, exactly the reason why I came over to beBee, (2 days ago), and have thoroughly enjoyed the experience so far. As has been mentioned on other comments I'm maintaining my profile on LinkedIn due to the years of investment into it but I think I'll be far more active here
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    05/03/2017 #29 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    Thanks everybody for your comments ! Buzz on !
    John Vaughan
    05/03/2017 #28 John Vaughan
    #27 It ain't just promotion, @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee. (Unlike many/most of the comments on this thread. But then - That's kinda the point, isn't it?)

    Both of those links are to material which is thoughtful, well-researched, and well-regarded (even on beBee, where they were published for many months before being migrated to my blog).

    They're about beBee. And furthermore ... they're actually 'relevant'. Try reading them.

    BTW: Is this a hint as to how the new 'editorial tools' will be used?
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    05/03/2017 #27 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    @John Vaughan please don't promote your stuff on my buzzes. Many thanks.
    John Vaughan
    05/03/2017 #26 John Vaughan
    A quick "magic marker exercise" reveals .... proxy promotionalists talking to themselves.

    It's what beBee does best!

    https://jcvtcsblog.wordpress.com/2017/02/13/the-magic-marker-exercise/
    and
    https://jcvtcsblog.wordpress.com/2017/01/06/priming-the-pump/

    PS
    Nice, long-overdue change from the usual LinkedIn-bashing
    Preston ๐Ÿ Vander Ven
    05/03/2017 #24 Preston ๐Ÿ Vander Ven
    I agree with this buzz 100%. LinkedIn still has it purpose, yet I loved it at the beginning for it's relationships. A number of months of ago, the entire Platform changed making the experience, how to use the site, or what I would call the "gameplay" terrible. Many of my associates are no longer with them, which is the reason I was with them in the first place. I can't even figure out how to send a recommendation to the site to make it back to the old way to bring back their users.
    While beBee is so User Friendly. I can also talk directly to the Bees in charge. I have conversations with @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee and get a response within 6 to 48 hours. This is a reason the Hive is growing so fast.
    Paul Walters
    05/03/2017 #22 Paul Walters
    @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee its articles and stats like this that make me know I made the right decision to be on this platform. Thank you
    Marisa Fonseca Diniz
    04/03/2017 #19 Marisa Fonseca Diniz
    I am a national / international business developer and CEO of a sustainable engineering and sports business company, and I can say that LinkedIn has already been a great network for generating good business, business partnerships, including sharing the latest news. Industries and sell products and services. However, the LinkedIn for a year has begun to collapse and to be profitable began to copy Facebook, which was desired at the business level.
    As soon as the beBee was released I created a profile, but also ended up migrating to other professional networks specific to my industry, which although smaller are great and much better than LinkedIn at the generation of business. However, since I have several profiles on several different networks around the world, I ended up losing my profile email and password, and I ended up creating another profile on beBee, sincerely not regretting anything, and I think I did a great job business. Currently, I continue to profile my company on LinkedIn because of the business contacts the company has as customers, business partners, suppliers and national and international employees. But, my personal profile I exclude from there.
    Here I am increasing my knowledge, sharing experiences and maturing my business, since here are the countries where I develop business, commercial partnerships and projects. Very good and I wish success for the whole team of beBee founders, that many more people can take advantage of this platform and so I develop business opportunities. Congratulations and success to all!
    Jeremy ๐Ÿ Krier
    04/03/2017 #18 Jeremy ๐Ÿ Krier
    Thank you for sharing @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee. The only reason I continue to utilize LinkedIn is because of the relationships I have established with my connections. They all love the big audience found on LinkedIn and as beBee continues to grow, more and more of these people will begin making their move towards beBee. Most people want and need engagement from the content they post and they need to know they can find it on beBee.
  25. ProducerYedu ๐Ÿ Panicker
    How can the Bloggers Benefit from the BeBee Hive?
    How can the Bloggers Benefit from the BeBee Hive?With the latest inventions in the field of technology and digitalization, there has been a wide increase in the number of bloggers across the globe. Today, most of the bloggers are trying to utilize the means of social media to expand their reach...
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    Yedu ๐Ÿ Panicker
    07/03/2017 #7 Yedu ๐Ÿ Panicker
    #2 Thank you @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee for sharing the link and I've got an overall idea about the beBee platform.
    Yedu ๐Ÿ Panicker
    07/03/2017 #5 Yedu ๐Ÿ Panicker
    #3 Thank you @Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher for your appreciation! Those words of yours matter a lot for me.Hoping to build a good relation with beBee in future.
    ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    06/03/2017 #4 ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    This is really good Yedu. A excellent way of explaining why beBee. I have shared it across. Keep buzzing
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    06/03/2017 #3 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    Really nice buzz @Yedu ๐Ÿ Panicker. I love how you ended this, "The passionate bloggers should realize that there is much more to explore and exploit in the field of digitalization. We should come out of the world of Facebook and LinkedIn and hunt the latest blogging platforms, such as BeBee to widen your audience strength." Welcome to beBee!
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