In 2020, we published a guide on which social media apps CEOs should use and how executives can use these platforms effectively. The apps we analyzed included LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook — all of which are still the top platforms for executives in 2022.  In this article, we look at some new and increasingly popular platforms that more CEOs and executives are establishing themselves on.   What are the benefits of each platform? First, let’s start with a recap. Read part one for these insights:  LinkedIn to build professional connections Twitter to share relevant bite-sized content Instagram to create media that captivates Facebook to reach a large audience Keep reading this article for these insights: TikTok to share short-form video content YouTube to repurpose podcasts and share longer videos Pinterest to create personal connections through sharing your interests    TikTok  Executives should use TikTok if: They want...

This year, the Fortune 500 CEOs stepped up their game on social media with more individuals on the list having an online presence. Being on social media offers many benefits for industry leaders, such as helping them drive toward company objectives, establishing themselves as thought leaders, and connecting with customers, stakeholders, and current and potential employees.  Our team at Influential Executive researched each CEO on the Fortune 500 list to find how many of them have a social media account. As of August 2022, 70% of CEOs on the list have at least one social media account — an increase of 13% since 2020. In this article, we look at three interesting Fortune 500 CEOs we recommend following on social media across LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram. We chose these CEOs because they utilize the benefits of their respective platform effectively to share...

The number of CEOs who have a social media account has increased significantly over the past two years. Having an online presence has become more critical than ever, particularly because of the record-high usage on mobile apps since the pandemic. How have America’s most influential executives evolved their online presence in that time? Our team at Influential Executive used the CEOs of companies on the 2022 Fortune 500 list as a sample and researched each and every one of them to find their public profiles on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Our research found that as of August 2022, 70% of Fortune 500 CEOs have a profile on at least one social media platform. ...

Ryan Holmes is a Canadian computer programmer and internet entrepreneur, and best known as the founder and CEO of Hootsuite, a social media management tool for businesses. As an internet entrepreneur who helped create one of the most successful scheduling tools, he is obviously familiar with social media platforms. Continue reading as we examine how Holmes masters the use of LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter in very different ways to share both professional and personal content. ...

Social media has been a critical platform for businesses to connect with consumers and market their products or services, particularly in 2020 during a worldwide pandemic. All industries have been forced to explore the power of social networking sites to increase their reach and grow their businesses. However, one industry that has had to rely even more heavily than most on social media during the pandemic has been the healthcare industry. Many healthcare experts who are active on social media use their accounts to provide consumers with accurate information about their services, medicines, and new technologies in the healthcare field. They also engage with other healthcare professionals to stay up to date on all the latest trends and continuously learn from other experts in the science and health fields. Three such healthcare professionals that we have determined to be worth following are...