Daily Dish 7-17-12: Olympics yay, Olympics boo, and Pimp your LinkedIn!

We scour the Interwebs to bring you random happenings and news… so you don’t have to…

Today on the Daily Dish:

Olympic Sponsors Race for Viral Advertising Gold

by Tim Nudd – AdWeek

Procter & Gamble is the Usain Bolt of 2012 Olympic sponsors, judging by the fun animated infographic below, which pits brands against one another in a mad dash to viral advertising glory… read more

Some Olympians Chafe at IOC’s Social Media Rules

by Sam Laird – Mashable

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) generally encourages social media use by participants and fans, yet only allows tweets, blogs and posts to other social networks in “a first-person, diary-type format,” according to the IOC’s official guidelines. Sharing video from the Olympic Village is also forbidden, and athletes are required to obtain permission from their peers before posting photos they snap of other athletes… read more

7 Ways to Optimize Your Professional Profile

by Jesse Gant – Mashable

Companies spend a lot of money every year making sure they are found online. And there are countless articles explaining the ins and outs of online marketing for a corporate brand. But what about your personal brand? How should you optimize your personal brand so you’re easily discovered…? view the video

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