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  1. George Touryliov
    Witness a rocket launch in person! Active social media users can apply to attend Orbital ATK’s cargo launch to the International Space Station, targeted for March 19. Events are March 17-19 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. For more information and to apply, visit: http://go.nasa.gov/2meXVj9George Touryliov


    Aurorasa Sima
    20/02/2017 #3 Aurorasa Sima
    #2 Ohhhh, sorry. It's less cute then.
    David B. Grinberg
    20/02/2017 #2 David B. Grinberg
    #1 Yes, it sounds great 👍 However, the only problem is you have to pay your own expenses 🚀🌠
    Aurorasa Sima
    20/02/2017 #1 Aurorasa Sima
    @David B. Grinberg Wow, David, don*t you want to apply?
  2. ProducerJavier 🐝 beBee
    Social Media Today
    Social Media TodayThe term social media is usually used to describe social networking sites such as:LinkedIn - 2002LinkedIn is a networking website for the business community that allows users to create professional profiles, post resumes, and communicate with other...


    Robert C. Stern
    20/02/2017 #20 Robert C. Stern
    What's great about all of them, and others that are not on this list, is that they are like a Family. Each social media Platform has its own personality and identity.
    So when cross promoting your content you need to take this into mind. Your wording, graphics and CTA might have to be altered before posting on a different site.
    Mohammed A. Jawad
    20/02/2017 #19 Mohammed A. Jawad
    Let's hook up to the seven in social media and bolster beBee to the top!
    Carlos Souza Ribeiro
    20/02/2017 #18 Carlos Souza Ribeiro
    Eu uso 3 delas fortemente e na bebee eu uso muito o compartilhamento que nas outras como o grande Facebook você não tem esta opção e sim você só pode compartilhar entre as páginas e grupos do próprio facebook. Com isto, eu postando na bebee e levando o assunto para as outras plataformas, você já faz a divulgação da bebee, utilize-a mais vezes!
    Prahlad Rao
    20/02/2017 #17 Prahlad Rao
    Because of Social Media the World has shrink down to smaller so that anybody from any corner can virtually communicate and exchange thoughts. But, unfortunately some people tries to abuse the media which needs to be curbed by any new technology.
    Federico 🐝 Álvarez San Martín
    20/02/2017 #16 Federico 🐝 Álvarez San Martín
    I use all, but my favorite is beBee. You have to know all of them and know their potentialities. Great buzz @Javier 🐝 beBee. Thanks!
    Andrew 🐝 Goldman
    20/02/2017 #15 Andrew 🐝 Goldman
    Nice post, @Javier 🐝 beBee! Each network has something unique and at the same time they all have a lot in common
    Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    20/02/2017 #14 Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    BeBe, Instagram and Whatsapp, I was not carried by followers, but by interesting content.
    Through whatsapp, especially with the Association of mothers and fathers of the school, and mi friends.
    🐝 Fatima Williams
    20/02/2017 #13 🐝 Fatima Williams
    I second Mr Manjit's comment! I am on all these networks for learning and nurturing relationships ! 🤗 beBee & Snapchat are my favorite's. I'm getting tired of Facebook ( Sigh ) I can't message anyone there unless I have a messenger app isn't that ridiculous!
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    20/02/2017 #12 Javier 🐝 beBee
    #6 @Paul Walters yes you are right!
    Aurorasa Sima
    20/02/2017 #11 Aurorasa Sima
    Good differentiation
    Luizia Patrício
    20/02/2017 #9 Luizia Patrício
    Das redes apresentadas, utilizo Facebook, para divulgação de meu trabalho em fanpage e para uso pessoal com amigos e familiares. Instagram, divulgação de trabalho. O beBee em minha opinião e a inovação que faltava em termos de redes sociais, estou me inovando profissionalmente e como pessoa cada vez que passo tempo na colmeia vejo o quando sou leiga e o quanto tenho a aprender e esta oportunidade eu tenho através da colmeia, deste que me tornei uma abelha so tenho a agradecer divulgando esta fantástica comeia , quero que muitos tenham a experiência de ser uma abelha !. O beBee investe em seus usuários os colocando em uma uma colmeia, com plataforma individual em cada perfil dando a cada usuário criar seu próprio blogue, interagir, seus hobbies, seus trabalhos, sua empresa, suas buscas, seus conhecimentos, também fazer um marketing pessoal e profissional ampliando seu conhecimento na área que desejar atraves das colmeias, interagindo através do live buzz, contribuindo com informações diversas através dos buzz e muito mais...! Como gostumo dizer as pessoas que apresento o beBee, tudo que você precisar é... se cadastrar e interagir a colmeia tem as abelhas que as nomeio como polinizadoras, compartilham seu mel produzido, interagem. E em termos de métricas mil vezes beBee que todas esta redes apresentadas, eu e três abelhas discultimos isto e vimos que basta usar a rede, esta presente que as abelhas fazem todo o trabalho de polonizar, unidas em expandir a colmeia. Obrigada por nos dar esta oportunidade @Javier, por acreditar em cada abelha #tmj #ilovebeBee
    Mike Rana
    20/02/2017 #8 Mike Rana
    #6 One thing I do now is being more active on Twitter, is if I'm discussing branding or social selling, I will throw in a casual plug for BB.

    When I create author blurbs, I have my BB link there. It's on my website, and when I eventually create business cards again, it'll be on there.
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    20/02/2017 #7 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    I set up a LI profile in 2011 in order to stay in tune with the Insurance industry, which was my career industry before I retired. I am not a FB fan but my husband is thus our FB account.

    I didn't pay much attention to Twitter until I started my WordPress blog. Now, I'm more involved in Twitter because of beBee. I have an Instagram account but rarely use it. I also have a Niume account, which I just started.

    beBee is my home base for socializing, learning, and sharing. WordPress is my base for writing - I have 2 blogs on WP, which there is a beBee presence on both. I also am an editor/author for another blogger site via WP. I don't consider WP a social media site, per se. I think of it as a place for bloggers/writers/photographers/artists and those that like to set up their own site and have the ability to be creative.
    Paul Walters
    20/02/2017 #6 Paul Walters
    @Javier 🐝 beBee I thought that by posting 'original' content on beBEE, then sharing it on multiple platforms leads the reader BACK to beBEE thus introducing perhaps thousands of new possible recruits to become bees . Is this not correct?
    Julio Angel 🐝Lopez Lopez
    20/02/2017 #5 Julio Angel 🐝Lopez Lopez
    I have profiles on Facebook and Linkedin some time ago, I opened Gogle + and Pinterest on Twitter is where stay more time ago..
    I will move them little by little, but with a single target beBee.
    Promote the beBee
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    20/02/2017 #4 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    Pascal Derrien
    20/02/2017 #3 Pascal Derrien
    I use FB thematic groups and secret groups + stay in touch with sporting friends and yes I also channel my beBee artciles, twiter do very little , LI do less and less and dont do the others....beBee is the main home :-)
    David B. Grinberg
    20/02/2017 #2 David B. Grinberg
    🐝🐝 🌎is my home base for blogging, buzz, personal branding and networking. I also use Twitter and LinkedIn for cross channel marketing and making new connections. Lastly, I also write periodically for Thrive Global, the new publishing platform of Arianna Huffington on Medium. Unfortunately, I'm not pretty enough for Instagram 🤓and not young enough for Snapchat😐. I have never had a personal account on Facebook, but I do use the platform for my day job which has its own handle. Likewise, I am not on Pinterest either.✌️️
    Devesh Bhatt
    20/02/2017 #1 Devesh Bhatt
    Linkedin. To stay connected and apply for specific projects.

    FB, takes too much space and requires too many updates. It is out of my phone till im in a metropolitan. Still no longer use it..but plan to :)

    Bebee all the way. One place to do it all.Whatsapp for friends and family.

    Just gettin to love twitter

    I thought i was agnostic to social media, now i think this is what most people do, professional network and instant messenger. Few on twitter.

    Personally, bebee is a better place to start, get the online persona right and then migrate onto Linkedin.

    I learn better from conversations than reading when it comes to new things, in this case social media, seeing some good enriching practices here, networking has its lessons in branding, social media, writing and communication. It has improved the way i interact across the board.

    Suddenly many of my weaknesses look like strengths :)
  3. Javier 🐝 beBee
    Thanks @Hannah Morgan

    Javier 🐝 beBee


  4. Fernando 🐝 Santa Isabel Llanos
    Fernando 🐝 Santa Isabel Llanos
    A World Map Of The Most Popular Social Networks
    wersm.com We think the world is dominated by Facebook, but is it really the world's favourite social network? And what about the second most popular social networks? Lets check the world map! I won't keep you hanging. Yes, Facebook...
  5. FahmeenaOdetta ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ 🌎⚡️🍴 🌉 Moore
    From post: https://plus.google.com/+FahmeenaOdettaMoore/posts/J3avX99tsxq

    Some folks have/use 1 social media account, maybe Facebook or Twitter. Some have a few. Some have a lot. In my latest research proposal, I look at the social media selections of companies...

    The paper: http://www.slideshare.net/FahmeenaOdettaMoore/moorefbtm81081finalfahmeenaodettamoorepdf

    (Blog with "under the hood" information: http://qualresearchdesignmoorefo1.blogspot.com/)

    #qualitativeresearch #socialmedia #decisionmaking #phdlife
    FahmeenaOdetta ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ 🌎⚡️🍴 🌉 Moore
    Some folks have/use 1 social media account, maybe Facebook or Twitter. Some h...
    plus.google.com Some folks have/use 1 social media account, maybe Facebook or Twitter. Some have a few. Some have a lot. In my latest research proposal, I look at the s... - FahmeenaOdetta Moore -...
  6. George Touryliov
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    George Touryliov
    How the New Linkedin Impacts Different User Types
    www.business2community.com How the New Linkedin Impacts Different User Types By now, about 50% of LinkedIn users have had their desktop interface switched over to the new mobile-inspired design. If it hasn’t, it’s...
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    If you haven’t heard the news: LinkedIn is getting a makeover. Here are four ways you can proactively prepare… Already have the new look? This article is for you too…
    George Touryliov
    4 Ways to Prepare for LinkedIn’s New Look
    www.business2community.com If you haven’t heard the news: LinkedIn is getting a makeover. One third of the United States LinkedIn members have it today and the company seems to be picking up speed on the rollout. I work...
  8. George Touryliov
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    George Touryliov
    10 Simple Tricks For Getting Noticed On LinkedIn - The International Writer
  9. George Touryliov
    LinkedIn recently revealed some specific tips and insights on what makes posts (and people) go viral on the network. Want your content to go viral on LinkedIn? Here’s what the network says works best on the world’s largest online platform for professionals.
    George Touryliov
    How To Go Viral on LinkedIn
    www.business2community.com LinkedIn recently revealed some specific tips and insights on what makes posts (and people) go viral on the network. Want your content to go viral on LinkedIn? Here’s what the network says...
  10. ProducerPaul "Pablo" Croubalian
    How to Not Piss People Off: Great Power is Great Risk
    How to Not Piss People Off: Great Power is Great Risk With Great Power comes Great ResponsibilityVoltaire, not Spiderman's Uncle BenThat's right, Voltaire said that, or close enough. Uncle Ben paraphrased it for Spiderman. Not that Uncle Ben wasn't a great man. He was. He raised a Millenial with...


    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    17/01/2017 #18 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    #17 Thanks, @Preston Vander Ven Feel free to try it yourself too. ;)
    Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    17/01/2017 #17 Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    Packed full of great info. I had to share it on Twitter. I hope my followers take advantage of this.
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    16/01/2017 #16 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    #15 You seem fine to me, Jared.
    Jared Wiese, 🐝 adding VALUE & RESULTS
    16/01/2017 #15 Jared Wiese, 🐝 adding VALUE & RESULTS
    #11 I am usually below 100. They other day I got excited on one of my accounts and had 108 :). I still need to review all of this to make sure doing it right...
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    16/01/2017 #14 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    #8 I just got a live chat from @Lynda Spiegel: BTW - I see from my Jetpack anayltics that a lot more traffic to my site is coming from Twitter 🙂
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    16/01/2017 #13 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #8 @Sandra 🐝 Smith, I've had good luck with my beBee tweets, they have driven others on twitter to ask more about it and join.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    16/01/2017 #12 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #10 Some of us are new to this and still learning as we go. :))
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    16/01/2017 #11 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #6 I have been doing that but only when I'm going to stored tweets. I'm glad you added the randomizer @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian.

    I'm still going to play it a bit more safe and schedule each tweet apart from the other. And, I will add less.

    I had quite a few going out each day. @Jared Wiese, 🐝 adding VALUE & RESULTS, how many do you schedule per day? Appreciate Paul!!
    Sandra 🐝 Smith
    16/01/2017 #10 Sandra 🐝 Smith
    #9 True, Paul - I guess I need to find a middle ground... I found the scheduling of tweets caused more hassle than helped - but agree. If you put more thought into *HOW* you are scheduling and *WHAT* you are scheduling - it does work. It just requires a bit more thought up front, which some people don't seem to get. Hence your article...
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    16/01/2017 #9 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    #8 What can I say, Sandra, Yes, you are missing out. Tweets do drive engagement. . . but only if done right.

    To each his/her own
    Sandra 🐝 Smith
    16/01/2017 #8 Sandra 🐝 Smith
    Paul, I used to TweetJukebox, now SocialJukebox.... The problem is, although Twitter allowed scheduled repeat Tweets at first, they eventually banned the practice so TweetJukebox had to as well.... As you say, people will abuse it even if they don't realise it's abuse....

    At first, I thought this tool would help generate engagement and mean I / my company was always top of mind. I'm now much more of the opinion that scheduled Tweets don't drive engagement - AT. ALL.

    Twitter is about the hear and now. The "micro moment" (to steal Google's marketing departments phrase). Thusly, I think if you are doing anything other than sharing in the micro-moment, you are not actually using the platform as it's meant to be used.

    I do share my articles on Twitter... but only once. Am I missing out potential SEO / Social media juice? Quite possibly. But I think the risk of spamming is too great to do anything other than this.

    If I miss some eyeballs, so be it. Hopefully they will see my next article instead.
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    16/01/2017 #7 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    #4 You certainly aren't alone in that respect, Max. Twitter's seeming simplicity belies its true complexity. It has no peers as a promotion platform. Toss in IFTTT or Zappier scripts that scan for specific hashtags you tweet, and it becomes a social media server cross -posting to any platform with a good API (FB, FB pages, LI, Tumblr, Pinterest)
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    16/01/2017 #6 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    #5 Exactly, Lisa. If you schedule 5 tweets right now, each to fire every 6 hours, in six hours, 5 tweets will pop up at the same time and every 6 hours after that. That cause two issues. 1 - Google indexes tweets. Those 5 will count as one (sort of). 2 - They all pop up at the same time on timelines in spammy bunches.

    Since we are creatures of habit, if you always schedule tweets at say, 09:00 the simultaneous tweets could really pile up.

    The easy fix is to mix up your intervals. Some at 360, some at 400, some at 300 etc, AND schedule shorter durations. It's so easy to re-schedule that you don't need to go waaay out. The farther out you schedule, the harder it is to control. After I hit "Send" I'll go change the default to 7 days.

    Another easier fix is to use either the Daily or Weekly Frequency methods. They will mix things up.

    Or, for shares, use the store and schedule in one shot method on the EZ Shortcuts page. It will tweet 28 times every 6 hours and adds a randomizer to the start time. I may add the randomizer to the Minute Interval method

    I've taken to only scheduling 7-10 days at a time. There's a button on the Daily Tweets pages to add tweets randomly from your inventory if ever you run low.

    Your token issues are more likely a case of a troll you have than too much tweeting. Stay under 100 tweets a day.

    I don't think beBee promo tweets are a problem unless that's all that swings by and they pile up. @myTweetPack only tweets promo tweets and RTs from members and has no problems.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    16/01/2017 #5 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    I have been a great test subject for this considering I've had my twitter tokens removed 3 or 4 times now. However, I always use the auto schedule, so my tweets go out every 6 hours. I thnk we found today I may have been tweeting too many tweets even though the time interval was ok? Also, you told me that the tweets should have variety? So, by that... meaning I should not be tweeting everything beBee marketing eg? I'm trying so hard to follow all the twitter rules but they sure can be confusing. If I schedule say 5 tweets on the app within minutes of each other even though they are all from different users and I'm using "Minute by minute" with the default settings ( I change nothing) can that cause a red flag to go up? I always use the default, so my tweets are going out every 6 hours. This last round, I did have a one tweet that was double scheduled by accident. I hope my questions make sense? I don't want to get nixed again. Keep an eye on my account if you don't mind! Thanks for this @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    16/01/2017 #4 Max🐝 J. Carter
    This was great for me Paul. I barely pay attention to Twitter and your buzzes on the subject have been quite educational and have inspired me to look at Twitter closer to see how I might be able to use it better and do so with some wise guidance from an Alpha Wolf.
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    15/01/2017 #3 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    #2 Yup, and myTweetpack.com covers all those bases. We even take hashtags a step farther. We allow for hashtags to be rotated so you can use as many as make sense. They won't all be on every tweet instance. We cycle through them. We can also cycle through @mentions if you want to.

    I've used as many as 28 hashtags.

    That ability also allows us to cross post to other platforms via IFTTT (or zappier, your choice) scripts. I use #in, #fb, #fbp,#tum, #pin.

    We also build your follow-me-on-twitter link for you (sue it in email signatures, or your site, in blog posts, on your grocery lists, wherever),

    Building Click-to-Tweet links with Images for blog posts was the first function we had.

    I can add to your list: Have a description that actually says something about you. Enough with the Khalil Gibran quotes already.

    I'm okay with #11, ask for retweets, but not to the detriment of a clickable headline. In other words, Ok if you can spare the room. Since we rotate hashtags, we clear up some space. On a similar subject, "pls follow me" is begging and does not work.

    #5 is seriously tough to do.

    I don't believe Twitter is well-suited for engagement. It's far too busy and noisy. My feed zips along at 3-5000 tweets an hour. The odds of my seeing a single tweet are minuscule.

    DMs are not much better. Most meaningful ones get lost in the clutter of "thanks for following me." I get about 100 a day. Now you know why myTweetPack.com doesn't have any such auto-DM option. I actually started working on a "delete those annoying DMs" function before I got sidetracked.

    I mean, sure, engage when and if you can but I guarantee you will miss 80-90% of attempts to communicate on Twitter.
    Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador
    15/01/2017 #2 Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador
    Hello @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian, another well written post here & I agree with you " Pissing potential customers off is never a good idea. "

    Paul, I have found that to build a large Twitter audience you need to: Here are my top 14:
    1-Post great content.

    2-Write a professional bio.

    3-Use hashtags.

    4-Place a Facebook/Twitter/Instagram logo on your blog.

    5-Engage with others on the social platforms, be real.

    6-Make sure your content is shareable.

    7-Re-share other people's content that is desirable.

    8-Reach out to Top influencers.

    9- Use relevant keywords in your bio so you rank in Twitter search. Don’t forget to include your city or region name to attract local users.

    10- Use relevant hashtags in your posts. Tweets with hashtags get at least 2x more engagement, and will help you attract new followers who are searching for those keywords.

    11- Ask for retweets. Tweets that include “Please retweet” in their text get 4x more retweets.

    12- Find people you know by uploading your email contacts to Twitter. They are likely to follow you back, especially since they know you in real life.

    13- Include images with your tweets. Research suggests that tweets with images receive 18%-20% more engagement than those without.

    14- Promote your Twitter account on all your marketing materials. This includes your business cards, letterheads, brochures, signs and of course, your website.

    Now make it happen, start today.


    Savannah Supply Chain Guy
    Pascal Derrien
    15/01/2017 #1 Pascal Derrien
    Doc Tweetty in action :-)
  11. ProducerJuan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    beBee; the platform to create, showcase, and share your personal brand
    beBee; the platform to create, showcase, and share your personal brandPersonal branding is becoming a requirement for successPersonal branding is becoming a requirement for anyone looking to grow their business; get a better job; or take their career to the next level. In business, everybody uses social media for work...


    Paul Burge
    16/01/2017 #37 Paul Burge
    Perfectly articulated buzz about what beBee's ethos is @Juan Imaz! How we view ourselves and how others view us is the personal branding space which we occupy and the unique space that will continue to fill to help everyone build and develop their own personal brands...Success beckons!!
    Teresa Gezze
    16/01/2017 #36 Anonymous
    This is a great buzz, Juan!!
    Sergio Martínez
    16/01/2017 #35 Sergio Martínez
    Juan Imaz
    15/01/2017 #34 Juan Imaz
    #33 sure! Please go ahead Jerry!
    Jerry Fletcher
    15/01/2017 #33 Jerry Fletcher
    Well done! With your permission I would like to publish it in the resources pages of www.BrandBrainTrust.com and promote it and BeBee to my Blog readers and in concert with the BrandBrainTrust Face book pages and weekly updates there. Let me know.
    Mohamed Amroussi
    15/01/2017 #32 Mohamed Amroussi
    Your brand is your face
    Michele Williams
    15/01/2017 #31 Michele Williams
    Excellent @Juan Imaz! Welcome @Renata Jakielaszek. This article is a great intro to the power of beBee for your personal brand. Glad it is among the first you have encountered here.
    Elizabeth Bailey
    15/01/2017 #30 Elizabeth Bailey
    Great explanation @Juan Imaz I particularly enjoyed the venn diagram. My question is how do we see ourselves as others see us? Shared on other platforms.
    Renata Jakielaszek
    14/01/2017 #29 Renata Jakielaszek
    I'm at the start here, but joy is in the journey. Thank you.
    Mohammed Sultan
    14/01/2017 #28 Mohammed Sultan
    It's a great idea to use beBee as a positioning platform for job seekers and for the employers who are seeking a synergy with employees passion and core interests.This idea can encourage everyone to stick around the idea of branding themselves.Branding doesn't mean presenting your core skills or core interests but instead positioning the output of both and sticking it in the hiring manager's mind.Unlike presenting your past ,positioning means telling your story from the employers point of view .Here, I understand that HR are going to treat employees as brands and therefore will be headed by Chief Employee Experience Officers! That's a great concept with good payoffs on both sides.Thank you @Juan Imaz.
    Kevin Baker
    14/01/2017 #27 Kevin Baker
    Great summation of the available venues to create social growth.
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    14/01/2017 #26 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    I held my stomach when I first saw Brand You 20 years ago but I can certainly live with it today. There is room in the 21st Century for 20th Century marketing because people readily identify with it and it is a perpetuation of a belief system which one can argue voraciously for. I am a heretic when it comes to personal branding but I am also a student of what brings us to embrace image and where we can find safe harbour and refuge from a society that is very image bound and where identification is important.

    Tom Peters - Brand You [1997]

    The Church of Personal Branding has grown substantially in the last 20 years so as a positioning device it works and will continue to work over the next few years. I recognize the rise of branded properties and acknowledge the 'great brands" and also superstars who deploy branding strategies to manage their public image, but Brand You is "personal brand" for the masses.

    I neither wish to view myself as product, nor do I see value in my subscription to what can amount to a personal idolatry, At the individual level "brand you" can turn into a virulent form of group-think because it is an idea virus, and in that form it is well worth studying as a social and group phenomenon.

    At a personal level personal brand has never been a personal requirement but it is worth playing with because social ideas are playthings that are seeds for personal innovation. Personal brand is required as a form of control since we are still evolving as a human society, and as long as we remain living in a broadcast culture - this evolution will be the slow path towards renaissance.
    Virag Gulyas
    14/01/2017 #25 Virag Gulyas
    LOVE IT: "Personal branding is becoming a requirement for success" go bees!
    Juan Imaz
    14/01/2017 #24 Juan Imaz
    #21 many thanks @David B. Grinberg
    David B. Grinberg
    14/01/2017 #21 David B. Grinberg
    FYI Juan, I've tweeted and pinned to top of my Twitter page for retweeting https://twitter.com/DBGrinberg
    Okay, bees: let's swarm with RTs and build more buzz for Juan and beBee!
    Milos Djukic
    13/01/2017 #20 Anonymous
    Kudos @Juan Imaz. It's ME who aspires to become WE, effortlessly and seamlessly. In doing so, ME remains authentic and effortlessly united with WE. It is a social transformation that will change the reality and lives of all of us for the better. This is the process, but not like Kafka's process. What is important is the time. This is more like the creation of a new value by WE and not just a personal brand by itself. Future leadership is about social complexity with a growing trend of social encounters and exchanges. You are the one and we'll be back.
    debasish majumder
    13/01/2017 #19 debasish majumder
    beBee is equally great platform for me, having affinity with hives where i feel my composure. wonderful post indeed @Juan Imaz! enjoyed your lovely insight! thank you very much for such prolific share.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    13/01/2017 #18 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Ditto others comments @Juan Imaz, well laid out buzz and very helpful! Sharing.
  12. ProducerPaul "Pablo" Croubalian
    Making it as simple as possible, but no simpler.
    Making it as simple as possible, but no simpler. "Make things as simple as possible, but no simpler.” Albert Einstein (I think)That's not easy to do. Yesterday, Candice Galek signed up for a trial on myTweetPack.com. For the record, I think of Candice like a second daughter. Candice is a couple...


    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    13/01/2017 #8 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    #7 Not for a New Yorker. . . For a New Yorker, you're the Dali Lama heheheheh
    Lynda Spiegel
    13/01/2017 #7 Lynda Spiegel
    #1 so, I'm INTENSE, huh? gee - I think I'll go meditate and chill. Seriously, Paul, I can't thank you enough. This to-do list and tutorial are excellent and I don't think I'll have to bother you anymore!!
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    13/01/2017 #6 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    The BULK UPLOAD of TWEETS to myTweetPack.com is at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1RDDEEO1Fv6wjnwyj2boba1MrhKMXKcs0ROkWqQAEpU0/edit?usp=sharing the Excel 2010 version is available for download on the Shortcuts page as well.

    A How-To use it is on the Shortcuts page. In a nutshell: You just need to paste the text you want and the link you want to point to. Save the spreadsheet and send it to us. I just simulated adding 50 posts and it took a little less than 15 minutes. It will even build your own Share-to-Twitter links if you want them. (not Excel version)
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    13/01/2017 #5 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    UPDATE ON BULK UPLOADING OF POSTS / TWEETS: LinkedIn's archive does not include link posts. I asked beBee, and it may be possible to bulk upload from here at some point in the future. They too have their hands full.

    In the meantime, and in keeping with Einstein's philosophy, I'm creating two spreadsheets (excel and Google Sheets) for bulk uploading from a generic source. They will work from any source. I'll add a How-to to the Shortcuts page after I test them to make sure they are a true improvement.
    Wayne Yoshida
    13/01/2017 #4 Wayne Yoshida
    #3 Yes - the driving a car example. We can add - with a stick shift. . . . easier to do when not thinking. Too much thinking = grinding gears.
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    13/01/2017 #3 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    #2 Yes it is and it's all @Lynda Spiegel's I was writing an Easy-Button (I was inspired by Staples) It was slow as molasses and definitely went well into the "too simple to be useful" side of things. It would have needed to go even further towards useless to be quick enough.

    The trick to just about all this stuff is to not over think it.
    Wayne Yoshida
    13/01/2017 #2 Wayne Yoshida
    Excellent tutorial Paul. I am one of those "Others want to, but can't spare the time." Making and learning and will get there. Soon. Hopefully.

    The to do list - excellent idea!
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    13/01/2017 #1 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    @Candice 🐝 Galek. @Lynda Spiegel, and @Susan Rooks are all mentioned in this post
  13. Jared Wiese, 🐝 adding VALUE & RESULTS
    LinkedIn removes SEARCH feature!

    Is LinkedIn's Latest Really the Greatest?
    Examining the website's developments.
    By Arnie Fertig | Contributor

    This is HUGE: "Gone for everyone is the ability to search 'posts.' "

    This alone is the biggest feature I am anticipating from beBee, the ability to search for honey/buzz posts.
    Sign Up | LinkedIn


    Jared Wiese, 🐝 adding VALUE & RESULTS
    11/01/2017 #3 Jared Wiese, 🐝 adding VALUE & RESULTS
    #2 Thanks for adding the link. I had trouble putting that in the buzz.
    Please share as you see fit.
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    11/01/2017 #2 Javier 🐝 beBee
    thanks @Jared Wiese, 🐝 adding VALUE & RESULTS for sharing this ! http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/articles/2017-01-10/is-linkedins-latest-really-the-greatest
  14. Javier 🐝 beBee
    beBee includes all the necessary features to create, showcase and share people's personal brands including a professional profile, professional networking, a publishing platform, affinity groups (both personal and professional), live video capability, interactive job postings, advanced communication tools, and a multi-network content-sharing tool. Javier 🐝 beBee


    Mohammed Sultan
    10/01/2017 #3 Mohammed Sultan
    I'm @ Mohammed Sultan whose core interest and passion have a great synergy with beBee passion and objectives.A father of four; a young diplomat(son),an eye doctor(daughter),A chemist(daughter) and a graphic designer(son).The are my small hive in New Cairo where gardens are full of bees and superstore shelves display beBee honey.This's the real me.
    Tifany Rodio
    10/01/2017 #2 Anonymous
    The perfect social network to create personal branding. And soon we will be even better with those new features!
  15. ProducerMax🐝 J. Carter
    What it means to me to be a beBee Brand Ambassador
    What it means to me to be a beBee Brand AmbassadorHere is what it says I do as an Ambassador on my profile.  Promote the beBee brand by connecting with professionals in my field and bees with whom I share interests on beBee. Promote the beBee brand both externally and internally by contributing...


    Javier 🐝 beBee
    17/02/2017 #51 Javier 🐝 beBee
    #47 @Eeva Maria Al-Khazaali I think this one was great, https://www.bebee.com/producer/@eeva-maria-karhunen/money-and-art that is the reason why you got more views/relevants. Happy to be connected with you on beBee !
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    17/02/2017 #50 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #45 Thank you @Claire 🐝 Cardwell and thank you for sharing this buzz.
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    17/02/2017 #49 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #44 I am getting ready to call it night but in the morning I look your stuff over and see if I have any ideas for you @Eva Pérez Duque
    Julio Angel 🐝Lopez Lopez
    17/02/2017 #48 Julio Angel 🐝Lopez Lopez
    #44 Hello, @Eeva Maria Al-Khazaali do not worry and continue. A few others less, the important thing is the work of the hive. In the end everything comes out. Greetings.
    Eeva Maria Al-Khazaali
    17/02/2017 #47 Eeva Maria Al-Khazaali
    #46 long? I always thought longer posts would bore people online. But okay, I am willing to give that a try, what kind of amount in words are we speaking about?
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    17/02/2017 #46 Javier 🐝 beBee
    #44 Hi @Eeva Maria Al-Khazaali probably this can help you : only long post are promoted and get larger audience. Thanks for message !
    Claire 🐝 Cardwell
    17/02/2017 #45 Claire 🐝 Cardwell
    Great article @Max🐝 J. Carter - It really helps to get a handle on what being a beBee ambassador is all about! This article really resonated with me!
    Eeva Maria Al-Khazaali
    17/02/2017 #44 Eeva Maria Al-Khazaali
    I don't know what I am doing wrong with BeBee but I seem to have (made) only a handful of contacts, and my posts are not viewed too much. I know the stats tell a different story on all of BeBee but for me the world of it seems to be a bit small. :/
    Gerald Hecht
    10/01/2017 #43 Gerald Hecht
    Awww...this is so precious..it's absolutely adorable; why you're just like a little prince made of porcelain
    Paul Burge
    10/01/2017 #42 Paul Burge
    "Sincere and respectful engagement ". This is exactly what we're about. Positive and quality engagement that lead to productive connections and collaboration.
    Pascal Derrien
    10/01/2017 #41 Pascal Derrien
    I agree on sharing articles I have the same ''policy'' :-) I mainly share them elsewhere too
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    10/01/2017 #39 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Well said @Max🐝 J. Carter. Many times I also promote articles that seem to have little to no views or comments. I find articles that may relate to me but I'm sure others can relate to. Nice buzz!
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    10/01/2017 #38 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #32 Thank you @David B. Grinberg
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    10/01/2017 #37 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #31 Thank you @Paul Walters
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    10/01/2017 #35 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #29 Thank you @Emily🐝 Bee
    David B. Grinberg
    10/01/2017 #32 David B. Grinberg
    Max, I echo the comment of @Paul Walters below 👏👏🐝🐝✌️️
  16. ProducerFlavio 🇯🇵 Souza 🐝
    "I beeleaf in you , beBee ! "
    "I beeleaf in you , beBee ! "I guess it is my time to put something on paper about beBee. I have just posted a video clip of an old band (Poison) and the tune title is Something to Believe In ... and somehow it inspired me to write this buzz.The idea is to post this on the...


    Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    10/01/2017 #5 Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    LI sells the image of "strictly professional". Lately it's more like FB than anything else. In fact, I'd argue that it's worse than FB, since at least on FB you get to see updates from your friends, not from some people that are more like acquaintances than anything else. So, yeah. LI fails to deliver even on its basic premise. I'm so glad that there are alternatives to it.
    David B. Grinberg
    16/12/2016 #4 David B. Grinberg
    Nice tribute, Flavio. I BEElieve in beBee and think you BEE correct. Keeping buzzing!
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    15/12/2016 #3 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Haha, this was great! Thanks @Flavio 🇯🇵 Souza 🐝, I bee leaf in bebee too. So I guess that makes me a bebeer. Much better than beeing a belieber
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    15/12/2016 #1 Javier 🐝 beBee
    LOL very funny !!
  17. ProducerAlban JARRY

    Alban JARRY

    The Little Prince sheds light on social networks
    The Little Prince sheds light on social networks From solitude in the middle of the desert, in his meeting with Little Prince, Antoine de Saint Exupéry took us on his journey, when a plane crashed in the middle of the Sahara. This discovery of new beings happens to all of us when we are immersed...


    John White, MBA
    10/01/2017 #14 John White, MBA
    @Alban JARRY: thanks for writing such a buzzworthy piece. The beBee social media team has shared it in various accounts on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+. Buzz on!
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    10/01/2017 #13 Javier 🐝 beBee
    #12 @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher absolutely ! Deeper connections through sharing passions or/and respecting others, lead to deeper friendships and/or better professional relatioships ! We are humans and we do business with thouse we prefer or we share anything else.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    10/01/2017 #12 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    What a great inference you drew with the story about the little prince and Social Media @Alban JARRY. This stood out, "From the imagery of this author so many situations arise that seem so real in today’s world that the Little Prince undoubtedly gives us the keys to better discover others and deepen our introspection." That is one of the beautiful wonders of utilizing social media , deeper introspection by means of learning from others, respect of others and passions or goals we may share which can lead to professional relationships and/or deep friendships as well. Patience is a virtue. This story could be descriptive of beBee and its philosophies too! Cc: @Javier 🐝 beBee @Milos Djukic @Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    Froilán Pérez
    10/01/2017 #11 Froilán Pérez
    #1 thank you for the reminder that I need to read it soon!
    Devesh Bhatt
    10/01/2017 #10 Devesh Bhatt
    Aurorasa Sima
    09/01/2017 #9 Aurorasa Sima
    #8 Yeah (:
    Milos Djukic
    09/01/2017 #8 Anonymous
    #2 Thanks a lot @Aurorasa Sima :)
    Sara Jacobovici
    09/01/2017 #7 Sara Jacobovici
    "From solitude in the middle of the desert, in his meeting with Little Prince, Antoine de Saint Exupéry took us on his journey..." So begins @Alban JARRY's message to us, so beautifully communicated.
    Sara Jacobovici
    09/01/2017 #6 Sara Jacobovici
    I am grateful to be able to see social network anew through your eyes @Alban JARRY. Thank you for a beautifully written post.
    Milos Djukic
    09/01/2017 #5 Anonymous
    Great one @Alban JARRY.
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    09/01/2017 #4 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    Well this approach touches my heart. Beautiful article. Thank you @Alban JARRY
    Jared Wiese, 🐝 adding VALUE & RESULTS
    09/01/2017 #3 Jared Wiese, 🐝 adding VALUE & RESULTS
    I absolutely loved this post!

    Incredibly insightful themes:
    - Taming the social fox;
    - Budding relationships beyond our neighbors;
    - geographers of the eccentric.

    "It is these unexpected discoveries that await the user at the bend of these crossroads proposed by the the giant social networks. They let the imagination roam while offering reality at every moment."

    Merci, M @Alban JARRY, pour un reseau de connection, tout pres.
    Aurorasa Sima
    09/01/2017 #2 Aurorasa Sima
    @Milos Djukic
    Aurorasa Sima
    09/01/2017 #1 Aurorasa Sima
    I like this analogy. The little prince happens to be one of the most important books in my life.

    I read it whenever I lost touch with the ground.
  18. Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz
    Where Weird Facebook is King: How a College Kid Does Social
    backchannel.com The former viral “actual teen” updates his views on Facebook, Snapchat, and the...


  19. beBee in English
    About to run a social media campaign? ✋️ Wait! Check out this infographic first 😉 beBee in English


    Ravi Ranjan
    05/01/2017 #2 Ravi Ranjan
    We should not forget to track down the posts & contents which we share on regular basis
    David B. Grinberg
    05/01/2017 #1 David B. Grinberg
    @Teresa Gezze and team: Kudos on another awesome infographic -- very nice!
  20. ProducerAleta Curry

    Aleta Curry

    G+ live video streaming dies. Facebook’s gets a boost. beBee’s is buzzing
    G+ live video streaming dies. Facebook’s gets a boost. beBee’s is buzzingA version of this article also appears on LinkedIn.Live event streaming lends itself well to some businesses, and if yours is one of them, you may have been distressed to find out that Google Plus’ live streaming facility, ‘Hangouts on Air’ was...


    Javier 🐝 beBee
    16/01/2017 #7 Javier 🐝 beBee
    @Aleta Curry this is very interesting !! beBee will launch an improved platform during the next weeks. VIDEO streaming platform needs to improve aswell ! thanks @Mike Rana and @Aleta Curry for your support ! thanks !!!
    Aleta Curry
    08/01/2017 #6 Aleta Curry
    #5 Good on ya, @Mike Rana, let us know when. I'll probably be asleep, but I'll catch it later!
    Mike Rana
    07/01/2017 #5 Mike Rana
    I'm considering doing a livestream this week on some topic that I will determine later. :D
    Aleta Curry
    05/01/2017 #4 Aleta Curry
    #1 #2 Thanks, @David B. Grinberg I think the answer is ignorance (in the sense of simply not knowing, not in an insulting sense) and in this light, @Javier 🐝 beBee's answer makes a great deal of sense.

    I'm happily surprised to hear that I am in the majority for once (60%; desktop users). I run a business from a home office in the country, which has many advantages, but is technologically limited. Further, I find that older users really need to be informed and guided about any kind of computer technology, and techies and nerds just assume that everyone knows, despite the fact that surveys consistently show a skewed demographic (overwhelming majority young white men; what about the rest of us?)

    beBee is an inclusive platform, and that will give it an edge in the future.
    David B. Grinberg
    05/01/2017 #3 David B. Grinberg
    #2 Thanks for your reply, as always @Javier 🐝 beBee. First, just for the record, I don't recall ever seeing any social media CEOs being so candid about improvements to their platform, especially never ever on LinkedIn. Second, I've used Live Buzz several times and really like it. Thus, I'm very excited about the forthcoming improvements. That's great news! Because if I can do it with "a face only a mother could love" then it just goes to show that anyone and everyone can use this valuable feature. The buzz is already growing louder in 2017 and we are only a few days into the new year, which is a great sign of things to come! 🐝🐝✌️️🇺🇸
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    05/01/2017 #2 Javier 🐝 beBee
    @David B. Grinberg live buzz needs to be improved. IT WILL BE. A big reason is because few people download the app ( we are not promoting it until we get the next fast platform). Live Buzz is only available from the app. Now most of beBee visits come from Desktop (over 60%) and mobile web (40%). Next step is launching our new platform, promoting the app, and then promoting the new and improved live buzz :).. thanks @Aleta Curry. Video is not a trend. Video is a reality if you want to attract younger professionals. LI is too boring ! beBee has a huge potential. And beBee needs our community support for growing faster !
    David B. Grinberg
    05/01/2017 #1 David B. Grinberg
    Nice post, Aleta. You provide timely information which is most helpful. It strikes me that beBee Live Buzz has been grossly under utilized thus far. I'm wondering if anyone has answers as to why this is the case, especially with the growing popularity of live video streaming? One would think this feature would still be used a lot more often. Then again, perhaps I'm missing it. You tell me? Thanks again for the good read. Keep buzzing in 2017 🐝🐝✌️️🇺🇸
    cc @Javier 🐝 beBee @John White, MBA
  21. ProducerRavi Ranjan

    Ravi Ranjan

    Impact of Social Media Channels on Social Life
    Impact of Social Media Channels on Social Life Social media channels like facebook, instagram, twitter, whatsapp, hike messanger and not to be forgotten orkut and other social media platforms have not only heralded a new e- revolution but have made a striking appeal to the people world over....
  22. ProducerbeBee in English
    Build a Successful Personal Brand With beBee
    Build a Successful Personal Brand With beBeeNew technologies have made extraordinary changes in the way we establish relationships, the way we meet people, how we access information and how we learn and teach others. Professionals have come a long way to get up-to-date and companies have all...


    Mohammed Sultan
    26/01/2017 #7 Mohammed Sultan
    If I find in myself desires which no platform in the world can satisfy,the only logical explanation is that I was made for another world,for a new world,for beBee.The soul of your personal brand is wandering during the day ,it leaves your body to wander online and offline and every when you are awake it returns back to consolidate your personal brand on beBee.It wanders in darkness in search of light and on beBee to hide from glare.Whatever your joys on other platforms they vanish with the day,whatever the griefs on beBee they fade a way.
    Sarah Elkins
    05/01/2017 #6 Sarah Elkins
    Be professional and personal, make the connections beyond the keyboard by arranging a coffee break, phone or video call. Make sure your personal brand matches up online and offline! Good post, @Javier 🐝 beBee View more
    Be professional and personal, make the connections beyond the keyboard by arranging a coffee break, phone or video call. Make sure your personal brand matches up online and offline! Good post, @Javier 🐝 beBee. Close
    Donald 🐝 Grandy
    05/01/2017 #5 Donald 🐝 Grandy
    Love the info graphic. Thanks for sharing this guide to becoming a successful Personal Brand.
    David B. Grinberg
    05/01/2017 #4 David B. Grinberg
    #1 I echo @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman's sentiments: simply stunning indeed!
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    05/01/2017 #1 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    Stunning presentation and infographic!
  23. ProducerDavid B. Grinberg
    How Social Startup beBee Benefits Bloggers
    How Social Startup beBee Benefits BloggersToday’s boisterous blogosphere continues to expand exponentially with competing content. In fact, your current social reach for blogging might be analogous to readers finding a single grain of sand on a beach, or the proverbial needle in a...


    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    22/01/2017 #39 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #36 Congrats @Paul Walters!
    Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador
    22/01/2017 #38 Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador
    COOL, beBee.com rocks!!
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    22/01/2017 #37 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    This is one those articles that never gets old. Bravo, @David B. Grinberg.
    Paul Walters
    22/01/2017 #36 Paul Walters
    @David B. Grinberg Well I really don't think you left anything out here.

    Yup , beBEE is becoming an 'addictive' site for both reader and writer . Recently I have been contacted by Qatar Airways, Air India, & Garuda Airlines who "stumbled' across my posts ( FB, bebEE & twitter ) and requested articles for their publications...This week I have to give a presentation on "writing for a living' ( akin to leading followers into poverty !!!! ) I have decided to feature, beBEE as a platform for budding writers to gain recognition. Hats off to Javier 🐝 beBee for being such a tireless 'prophet ' in personally getting out there and spreading the word. By the way , like FB , is there an age where young people can join ? Thanks again for a great post !!!!
    David B. Grinberg
    21/01/2017 #35 David B. Grinberg
    #34 You are so right @Sandra 🐝 Smith. Thanks for taking the time to read and comment, which is most appreciated! 🙏🐝🐝🇺🇸
    Sandra 🐝 Smith
    20/01/2017 #34 Sandra 🐝 Smith
    Interesting point about LI getting rid of the BCC function on messenger - I hadn't even noticed, that's how little I use it. I did notice that they were sticking inbox messages to me in a random 'Unread' folder, but not copying them over to my inbox - the default setting... So I had 5 years' worth of Inboxes to catch up on when I finally realised what was happening. Most of it was solicitations but there were a few personal messages I would have responded to, and have now lost touch with the senders! frustrating isn't the word...
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    02/01/2017 #33 Javier 🐝 beBee
    Thanks @David B. Grinberg ! Best wishes from Madrid ! Happy New Year !
    Pamela 🐝 Williams
    16/10/2016 #32 Pamela 🐝 Williams
    #24 But Please let me get you a new map!!!! That's the first one I ever did and the new ones are so much neater. LOL! I got much better! I love Jim's memes! I have one and will be adding others that are scheduled on Paul's app! .
    Also I agree with Harvey #31 below: I believe there are many people that would come to beBee just to engage with like minded people that may not have an agenda or business goals but like discussing business or learning from the experts here on the site.
    Harvey Lloyd
    15/10/2016 #31 Harvey Lloyd
    I have to agree with all that you have said here, and would add that i experienced the two platforms as you stated.

    But would like to encourage a different group to join the BeBee experience.

    Many of the posts of help suggest that one site is better for different goals, or how to post to develop your brand, sales or goals. I am not on of these folks. I also believe (No data to support.) that there are a great many who just wish to connect with like minded folks, no agenda.

    LI presented me with an opportunity to strike and find these folks. Unfortunately it did not work out. I am not a computer genius nor understand the motives or coding that didnt allow me to find like minded folks. BeBee however has been an emersive experience where i have met and shared with folks across boulders many thoughts and ideas that have expanded my being.

    @David Grinberg keep in mind that many folks are looking for professional connections with no agenda of brand or sales.

    BeBee is an awesome platform that represents a welcoming affinity atmosphere where all can find a voice. Most importantly i dont feel like i need to become a programmer to find these like minded folks.
    James O'Connell
    15/10/2016 #30 James O'Connell
    Nice informative piece @David B. Grinberg (' ' ,)
    James O'Connell
    15/10/2016 #29 James O'Connell
    Have a squizz @Daniel Keating (' ' ,)
    Donna-Luisa Eversley
    15/10/2016 #28 Donna-Luisa Eversley
    @David B. Grinberg Just sharing this comment I made earlier on LinkedIn... copy & Paste Hahaha

    " What beBee offers, is an opportunity for fair-play. You get to share your words to the largest audience of relevant groups via hives, and can be assured that it will be see. This is the first step in any writer sharing his/her words. If your audience does not see you, you have not started the race. Maybe some will see and find your words are relevant, maybe they will comment, and maybe they will share via facebook, twitter, email, LinkedIn, bebee and even WhatsApp. This I think gives the writers and bloggers an easy opportunity to distribute as desired. The other great point to note is the diverse sets of information available in groups. Ever checked out an engineering hive - you should give it a try! What about the Foodies hive - believe me when I say, there is no need to hunt for a cookbook before checking it out. Having a rough day and need some inspiration, well you WILL be inspired - I can vouch for that!

    As much as the words 'professional' are touted, one should remember, 'professionals' are people with lives. There is no need to get the same generic offering from one person all the time when on a platform with a carefully planned layout which makes selecting a genre quite easy.

    From my own experience, when I get onto bebee, I'm energized. Thanks again for this great post on bebee David B. Grinberg"
    David B. Grinberg
    15/10/2016 #27 David B. Grinberg
    #26 You're the best, @Donna-Luisa Eversley. Thanks so much for your kind assistance and gracious support. Please have a wonderful weekend. Thanks to you and others, the buzz is growing!
    Donna-Luisa Eversley
    15/10/2016 #26 Donna-Luisa Eversley
    @David B. Grinberg..had to delete half my response..hahaha, still on mobile...
    But you have captured so much here I hope you will consider doing a YouTube video for sharing. You do have a voice for it.
    The live streams are good also, but it may take about ten streams to get the message out , and shared via Twitter and Facebook...just an observation
    Donna-Luisa Eversley
    15/10/2016 #25 Donna-Luisa Eversley
    @David B. Grinberg as @Randy Keho says maybe you can do a speaking tour, or maybe you can tape on the video twitter and share..
    The clarity with the message within is brilliantly presented as indicated on one of my two comments on LinkedIn. Bebee does give the blogger a much better starting point . For bloggers who have built a following for a long time in one place , change may be tough. It's important though to note that many persons have different reasons for electing to stay in one location, for example LinkedIn, and it probably works for them. New bloggers need to hear about beBee, and I think experience the affinity.
    What sets us apart is the real multi lingual offering of bebee and the open network sharing. Another huge plus not to be taken for granted is the easy and welcoming access to @Javier 🐝 beBee @Juan Imaz.. the starters and owners of the platform. I sincerely hope these guys will always be accessible, and present.
    David B. Grinberg
    13/10/2016 #24 David B. Grinberg
    This is a bee-lated special "shout out" to @Jim Murray for his masterful memes and to @Pamela 🐝 Williams for the awesome image (both above).
    "If bees are to rule social media then bees must buzz! When bees pollinate we can create newBees! All bees must swarm." - Pamela.
    Jim: "beBee understand that there's a lot more to you than just business. And they have designed their site accordingly." And, "beBee was created to help you to find the audience you need to build the kind of online relationships you want."
    Kudos to you Jim and Pamela. I also love Jim's moniker: "The buzz is growing @ BEBEE.COM."
    Simply awesome messaging, Jim and Pamela!
    cc: @Javier 🐝 beBee @John White, MBA @Teresa Gezze
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    13/10/2016 #22 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Check out this article on Linkedin by @David B. Grinberg and comment if you have time, thanks so much!
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    13/10/2016 #21 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #20 Thanks @David B. Grinberg, I'm really having fun.
    David B. Grinberg
    13/10/2016 #20 David B. Grinberg
    #11 Lisa, I appreciate your always being so wonderful in spreading buzz about BB. I wish you and your family all the very best. I also look forward to reading more of your sweet honey!🙏✌️️🐝
    David B. Grinberg
    13/10/2016 #19 David B. Grinberg
    #5 it's it's my pleasure, JAVIER. I really hope more bees engage with the blog post on LinkedIn to show the BB team spirit and provide testimonials about this wonderful affinity-based social network. Thanks for all you do! 🙏😇🐝✌️️
  24. ProducerJan 🐝 Barbosa
    The Week In Social Media Volume Volume 12
    The Week In Social Media Volume Volume 12A whole very social week has come and gone, we have to admit, social media is a busy affair, too much information and too little time, but don't you worry, because we at The Week In Social Media are doing the hard work for you !!! Here are some...


    Henrik Ståhl
    01/01/2017 #7 Henrik Ståhl
    Thanks @Jan 🐝 Barbosa - and Happy New Year! 🙌
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    01/01/2017 #6 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Great series you are continuing @Jan 🐝 Barbosa, thank you!! I'm enjoying the bio's of those you post!
    Jan 🐝 Barbosa
    31/12/2016 #4 Jan 🐝 Barbosa
    Also featured another bee @Henrik Ståhl
    David B. Grinberg
    31/12/2016 #2 David B. Grinberg
    Thanks for this buzzing series, Jan. I look forward to more in 2017. Well done!
  25. ProducerSophie Perrin

    Sophie Perrin

    What beBee Brand Ambassadors Should Know About What's Happening With Linkedin & Facebook
    What beBee Brand Ambassadors Should Know About What's Happening With Linkedin & FacebookThere has been some discussion about Linkedin changing some features which were appreciated by bloggers and social marketing profiles. Because of these changes beBee may see some influx from disaffected Linkedin users.What is going on?Mark...


    Chas ✌️ Wyatt
    02/01/2017 #36 Chas ✌️ Wyatt
    We have a fake President, a fake currency and a fake budget~ nothing should come as a surprise anymore.
    Harvey Lloyd
    02/01/2017 #34 Harvey Lloyd
    #33 I agree. Even hard news is difficult to access anymore. My concern is that even though the news was channeled through a very narrow band it had elements of quality. Now we are back to the pony express days. It takes three months for the real story to be sorted.

    Yet we made decisions prior to the whole being realized
    Harvey Lloyd
    02/01/2017 #32 Harvey Lloyd
    #30 In a philosophical way i agree. The golden rule is difficult but is our only hope and plan. But within the golden rule lies the greatest challenge we face. Free speech when it took 3.5 months of travel from coast to coast is one thing, when i can blast three words and it's available across the world in 2 seconds is quite another.

    Our original build of the constitution was based on tyranny. It has served us well up till now. Tyranny has taken on a whole new face that our constitution could not have even imagined. The internet and man's understanding of the mind have combined to create a flow of information. Depending on your views or perspective it is either the greatest thing since canned beer or the worst possible outcome.

    Public opinion is now controlled/changed by public opinion. In the past information was controlled by a group of people called journalists that honor and integrity were easily wasted and spotted. Today half truths, innuendo are passed off as real news.
    Mike Rana
    02/01/2017 #31 Mike Rana
    Fake news is still free speech and should be treated as such. We as individuals must be vigilant in vetting the news, and news outlets have a greater responsibility to make sure they're putting out verified information.

    Yes, inciting riots is outside of First Amendment protections, mostly because of its threat to public safety.

    Also, Harvey, there's a difference between fake news and a scam.#29
    Harvey Lloyd
    02/01/2017 #29 Harvey Lloyd
    #25 Free speech is limited in its scope such inciting a riot. Fake news and other antics that play out on social media do have cause and effect. The larger question is when will the torts arrive to settle the cause effect. This will be the first sign of regulatory action.

    The licensing aspect may not be the solution, but so much news is questionable. How will we deal with the subversion of the internet. A reasonable person may present that we are educated and should be able to delineate between. But i am amazed at the scams and other systems of fake news that seem to gain traction within a group.

    The issues are on the horizon. Someone eventually will begin to execute around limiting speech in this format.
    Mike Rana
    02/01/2017 #25 Mike Rana
    A few comments based on the thread (I have not read the article):

    1) Free speech is a natural right granted us all at birth. It's the responsibility of our respective governments to protect that freedom from being encroached upon, especially by itself. Constitutions don't grant us any rights, but is a contract between us and the government that requires them to do what it can to protect those rights.

    2) I actually don't have an issue with LinkedIn charging its users to be on the site - maybe it will brings back some of the professionalism. Many have forgotten why LinkedIn was created. For what it's worth, I'm glad BeBee is giving LinkedIn competition; it will show Microsoft that they aren't the only player in town.

    3) Any attempts to license free speech will get struck down. Consider that anyone on this platform could conceivably be a reporter; all you need is a blog and a professional email address and you can act like a reporter.
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    02/01/2017 #23 Javier 🐝 beBee
    @Billy Grande , to be honest, I don't see any issue on that, I only see great opportunities :-) keep it going ! thanks for sharing your worries !
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    02/01/2017 #22 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #21 I agree and some countries are already censoring what comes in and goes out where the internet is concerned.

    Believe me this country is fucked up and not the greatest place on Earth though yes it is much better than other places I could be and I am grateful for that.

    I apologize if you thought I was minimizing the rest of the world. Not my intent.

    I was simply giving the USA view from this guy in the USA and the possible impact it will have here as I live here I can't really speak to what "is" in other parts of the world or how it might effect them, that would be incredibly arrogant of me and Americans already have enough of a bad rep for that.

    However on the same note I thought it was relevant to mention the impact and how it might end up playing out here for those reading this who might not comment that are here in the USA with me.

    Hence why I said

    This is not aimed at you.

    I hope this makes sense and you realize I meant no offense.
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    02/01/2017 #19 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #17 I get what you're saying and this is not aimed at you.

    It's going to be interesting when it gets taken before the supreme court for free speech possible violation?

    I can almost see it.

    They are creating a union of news and state.

    That is censorship from the government silencing the voice of the people.

    Granted some have abused the holy living shit out of it.

    Licensing who has a voice and who doesn't is censorship of "free" speech.

    The constitution in the USA grants free speech not licensed speech and it is going to have to be for the lawyers and the courts to battle out.

    Nothing we are going to say here is going to be an answer on how it's going to go down or what the outcome will be.
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    02/01/2017 #15 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #14 Same difference.
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    02/01/2017 #12 Max🐝 J. Carter
    If I understand this correctly and please correct me if I don't, but did you just basically say they are getting ready to put a full censorship lock down on blogging unless you are approved by government to give your opinion on anything?

    I just want to make sure I am not over reacting or knee jerking to what I just read. So if I am off, please let me know.
    Lyon Brave
    02/01/2017 #11 Lyon Brave
    cool info
    Devesh Bhatt
    02/01/2017 #10 Devesh Bhatt
    Bebee should just focus on better features, many ideas shared by their team, many by their users. The competitive advantage lies in making the user experience better.

    Maximum countries don't have laws to protect &/or prosecute those who participate in such activity.

    Just filter out the noise and motivate others to do so.

    Fake news people have no direct accountability to the users..I'm sure they won't be able to sustain a restrictive approach..it will boil down to freedom and accountability.

    I think a bigger and more crucial problem is fake profiles promoting prepaid services/offers...LinkedIn totally ignored my suggestion to have a verification cell where a user can seek free/paid verification for profiles that are marketing services and events which need advance payment.

    Prioritise the profiles which are made to dupe other users.
    Jim Murray
    02/01/2017 #9 Jim Murray
    I'm not really sure why I, as a beBee brand ambassador (with an a, you should fix that, Billy), should be concerned about anything at the moment. LinkedIn now has owners who need to recoup and make profitable an obscene investment. They are going to monetize every stream going and I would not be at all surprised if everybody has to pay to belong to LinkedIn within a year. This indeed will be a boon for beBee. But I don't understand a) what any of this has to do with fake news, b) why I should be worried and c) why the beBee owners (Juan and Javier) should be worried. IMO regulation won't work, simply because, people will just opt out and go to the underground web that will inevitably establish itself as a viable alternative. Your making a huge assumption that governments can control the Internet. Maybe 10 years ago. but there are too many people out there capable of creating alternative webs and more than enough internet entrepreneurs and users to populate them.
    Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador
    01/01/2017 #8 Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador
    #7 Your very welcome @Billy Grande! Happy New Year !! regards, Bill, www.savannahsupplychain.com
    Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador
    31/12/2016 #5 Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador
    Something to think about, regards, Bill Stankiewicz
    Phil Friedman
    31/12/2016 #4 Phil Friedman
    Good job, Billy, sucking beBee Brand Ambassadors into reading and commenting. I assume that the video is intended as an invite for our President-Elect to "reach into and grab control" of the "issue". However, I have to ask what is new in the tension between Government's ingrained desire to control the flow of information to the citizenry and the absolute need by the citizenry to maintain a free and open flow of information? If I remember correctly this is one of the reasons that moved the framers of the U.S. Constitution to pass the First Amendment. Personally, I believe the greater danger is the fact that social media moguls are swayed mostly by greed, and are more than willing to see their platforms perverted for the sake of maintaining profit. Not to mention their willingness to misuse their ability to spy on and big-data-fy their user activities. My caution is to watch out for social media ownership moguls (and beBee Brand Ambassadors with visions of IPO-lollipops dancing in their heads ) who want to eliminate all exchange except the honey-coated, "positive" variety. Thank you for the opportunity to voice my last rant -- of 2016. Cheers!
    Don 🐝 Kerr
    31/12/2016 #3 Don 🐝 Kerr
    An interesting perspective @Billy Grande
    Harvey Lloyd
    31/12/2016 #1 Harvey Lloyd
    Had not really considered this angle.
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