Expert advice for starting or growing your business plus valuable ideas on management techniques and business strategies. Your Personal Business Advisor.
August 18, 2011
Why Is That Companies Don't Trust Their Employees?
By: Michael Brito
A new study/infographic from Mindflash and Column Five explores the question, 'Are Companies Allowing Employees to Use Social Media in the Workplace?' Not quite sure how much I trust the data, especially since they call the study an "informal global study". Here are some key data points that certainly surprise me and sadden me at the same time:

48.3 percent of companies allow all employees access to social networking sites (This is a good start)

27 percent of companies actively monitor employees' use of social media while at work (I am not sure how I feel about this. Who is monitoring the monitor?)

26.7 percent of companies offer access to social networking sites for a select group of employees (Many companies are doing pilot programs until they can figure out how to scale)

Continue Reading


Today's Top Videos:
Facebook for Business: What You Need to Know
Facebook recently released a new page called Facebook for Business that offers advice for companies looking to find success on the social platform. It serves as a resource of information that...
IHadCancer.com: Connecting Cancer Victims through...
IHadCancer.com is a social network that recently launched in an effort to bring cancer fighters, survivors, and supporters together. The site is similar to Facebook in that it gives users a profile..
Google+: The Potential of the Newest Social Network
Google+, the latest social development from the search giant, is continuing to gain extreme hype. WebProNews recently spoke with several search and social media leaders including...
Recent Articles:
The Magic Button: Finding The Real Secret Formula For Social Media
Let me tell you a secret I don't often share: I have a magic social media button. This button has only one special power: when I press it, I can immediately give you a million fans, followers or friends. You can choose whether you want this instant audience on Twitter or Facebook or some other site. They would have no cost to you, and you would have all of them overnight. The only catch is that they are from completely random regions and demographics - and I can offer you no guarantee if they know anything about your business at all.
Read More...

How to Use Keywords to Get More Website Traffic
Most entrepreneurs have heard of keywords. Some business owners even have a keyword list put together. But time after time clients ask me: "What am I supposed to do with all these keywords?"
Read More...
Could You Sell A Pumpkin In August?
There is a moment when everyone does the same thing. Right around the 4th of July, most people will buy fireworks. And April 15th is one of the universally dreaded days of the....
Read More...
The Truth about Building Your Own Small...
Entrepreneurs …Have you built your own Website, or been thinking about building one yourself? If so, you're not alone. Thanks to the advent of easy-to-use, do-it-yourself platforms like Druple....
Read More...
Other iEntry Business Resources:
- WebProNews.com
- Jayde.com
- MarketingNewz.com
- SalesNewz.com
- CareerNewz.com
- InvestNewz.com
- eCommNewz.com
- WebsiteNotes.com
- AdvertisingDay.com
iEntry
 
--This email is a service of InsideOffice--

iEntry, Inc. 2549 Richmond Rd. Lexington KY, 40509
2011 iEntry, Inc. All Rights Reserved Privacy Policy Legal