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Feb. 29, 2016

How Businesses are Adapting to Social with Mark S. Babbitt

How Businesses are Adapting to Social with Mark S. Babbitt

Episode 13 of Livestream Stars with Ross Brand of Livestream Universe.

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Mark Babbitt is CEO at YouTern.com, where he offers career, business and personal branding advice to millennials through a variety of platforms, including The Savvy Intern blog and the #InternPro Twitter Chat (Mondays, 9pm ET). Mashable called YouTern a “Top 5 Online Community for Starting Your Career.”

Mark is also President at Switch & Shift, an organization focused on the human-side of business and the second-most socially shared leadership site on the internet. Switch & Shift produces the Work That Matters podcast and hosts the #SocialLeader Twitter Chat (Mondays, 8pm ET).

Mark is the co-author of A World Gone Social: How Companies Must Adapt to Survive with Ted Coine. He is the CMO & co-founder of ForwardHeroes.org, helping improve the lives of veterans by developing their employability skills and connecting them with opportunities.

A mentor, entrepreneur, blogger and keynote speaker, Mark was selected to Inc.‘s list of  “100 Great Leadership Speakers for Your Next Conference” and has been quoted in the Wall Street JournalForbesMashable and numerous other publications on the impact of social media on businesses and careers.

Show Topics

  • Are organizations more receptive to social media than in 2014 when A World Gone Social was released?
  • What is the impact of livestreaming?
  • Thoughts on social media automation and Twitter auto direct messages
  • What role can Anchor.fm fill for businesses in their social strategy?
  • How are university career services departments helping students to compete in the social age?
  • Benefits to young professionals of using social media, livestreaming and blogging
  • How will education change?
  • Importance of degrees vs self-directed learning and non-university educational options
  • How the older generations are adapting to social media for business and making connections


This was the first episode to play audio questions received from viewers via Anchor.fm waves.