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Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

Connection is the point of contact in a relationship. connection, or point of contact, in a relationship can take many forms. Figure 1.

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Just because a service connects people doesn’t automatically mean we should call it a “social network.&# There, I said it.

Think ‘Network Structure’ not ‘Networking’ « Connect « Innovation Leadership Network

John Tropea - Delicious Network

It is much more productive to think about your position within the network as you create connections. So stop networking.

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools


Reeder : Of course, I still use RSS feeds. RSS newsfeeds is another one to add into that pile. Slack does the trick. And very much so!

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22 Business Networking Tips

Online Social Networking

You and I both know that there’s much more to business networking than engaging on business networking sites. Don’t sweat it.

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Quantity vs. Quality in Business Networking

Online Social Networking

In making business networking connections, quality matters more than quantity, but only to a limited extent. cannot dispute that.

16 Tips for Ning Social Networking

Online Social Networking

Many Ning social networking sites are easier to navigate and operate than those of Facebook or LinkedIn. Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail.

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Accepting Friends on Facebook vs. LinkedIn Social Networking Sites

Online Social Networking

A Facebook friend recently asked about accepting friend requests on social networking sites , and I promised to discuss the matter.

RSA - Connected Communities - How social networks power and sustain the Big Society

John Tropea - Delicious Community

In this report we argue for a new approach to community regeneration, based on an understanding of the importance of social networks, such an approach has the potential to bring about significant improvements in efforts to combat isolation and to support the development of resilient and empowered communities.

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7 Key Issues to Consider Networking and Marketing Your Business on Facebook

Online Social Networking

Your loved ones become “friends of friends&# with your business connections and consequently more exposed to their scrutiny.

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Re-Inventing Collaboration: CRM as Social Technology

Alchemy of Change

To help throw a little more light on how we share social objects, let’s connect it to a piece I posted a few months back on “ Orders of Engagement.&# Twitter, Facebook and other social network services have mastered what it takes to scale all three orders of engagement with massive investments in technology. Social Objects.

2011 68

Enterprise RSS - RRW Readers Speak Out

Collaborative Thinking

Enterprise RSS. The consumption of Enterprise RSS feeds and the creation of the content in the feeds are both at fault here. There isn't enough 'good' information coming out of 'enterprise' RSS feeds and many people don't understand RSS (still). Do users see the value in the RSS feed? RSS is a technology/protocol.

Most Popular Social Networking Sites for Business

Online Social Networking

Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , and the Ning family of social networking sites are the most popular social networks with wide business appeal. Each social networking site is different. There are features of each social networking site that differentiate the site and contribute to its popularity. Facebook. Twitter. Not I.

Life With Alacrity: Dunbar Triage: Too Many Connections

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

disagree, human networks do not grow in value by multiplying, but rather by reduction. Id like to have a network of hundreds of people.

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Can British cities learn from US ‘networked localism’? : RSA blogs

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

RSA BLOGS RSS FEED. Can British cities learn from US ‘networked localism’? This process has been dubbed  ‘networked localism’.  So, for example, the Seattle Minimum Wage Task Force took evidence and exchanged ideas with city and business leaders from Chicago, San Francisco, New York, Philadelphia and San Jose.  networks.

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Communities and Networks Connections

Governance in a Networked World

RSS feeds may help you make some sense of the blogsphere that is growing at Internet speed. have created a Communities and Networks Connections site to be officially launched Ferbrary 17th 2009 as a sort of meta-site for invited blogs addressing the topic. Nancy White and Co. Explore and Enjoy

Build a Social Network Using Joomla! - Nettuts+

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Home Tutorials Articles Freebies Videos About Subscribe By RSS | Email | Other Home Tutorials Other Build a Social Network Using… Categories HTML & CSS Javascript & AJAX Other PHP Ruby Site Builds Tools & Tips Wordpress Build a Social Network Using Joomla! its easy to setup a cost-effective social network.

Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Climate Skeptic Monument Are You Tapping “Third-Order&# Engagement? It enrolls customers and partners in connecting your organization to additional customers and partners. Third-order Follow any responses to this post through RSS 2.0.

Social Networking's New Global Footprint | Nielsen Wire

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

“Social networking has become a fundamental part of the global online experience,&# commented John Burbank, CEO of Nielsen Online. Not Just For The Young While social networks started out among the younger audience, they’ve become more mainstream with the passage of time. Could Social Networking Bolster the 30 Second Spot?

2 New FREE Business Networking Sites Featuring Offline and Training Elements

Online Social Networking

Two free business networking sites are set to open this month. Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail. plan to oversee both sites.

Launch of communities and networks connections website

Joitske Hulsebosch

My blog will be part of the network of blogs feeding into the website. Tags: communities of practice networks Just click and try!

Launch Day of Communities and Networks Connection

Nancy White

Connections make the world go round. I can’t learn and improve without the things I learn from my network and beyond. Anecdote.

18 Articles Help You Master LinkedIn Strategy and Technique

Online Social Networking

By maintaining a business focus, LinkedIn’s growth could persist unhampered by that of its social networking counterpart.

Targeting and Connecting on 4 Popular Business Networking Sites

Online Social Networking

I am about to discuss targeting and connecting as they apply to Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn and Ning networks, the most popular social networking sites for business networking. Since that may not be true in your case, feel free to adapt these business networking techniques to all other social networking sites as needed.

Online Educa Berlin 2010 Keynote: Building Networked Learning Environments


Many thanks everyone who came along and to all the people who came and talked to me or got in touch after my slot - I was really pleased that my topic struck a chord with so many and connected with work going on across the globe. The always connected aren't in a majority- we don't have usb head ports yet. Making change happen.

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Hierarchy and Network: Two Structures, One Organization - John Kotter - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

All of this has led me to believe that the successful organization of the future will have two organizational structures: a Hierarchy, and a more teaming, egalitarian, and adaptive Network. While the Hierarchy is as important as it has always been for optimizing work, the Network is where big change happens. In fact, it hasnt.

2011 27

Understanding the difference between Forums, Blogs, and Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Networks are like topic tables at a conference luncheon. Members are often at equal level, and content is usually segmented by topic.

Benefits Of Enterprise Social Networks Align With CEO Priorities | Yammer Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Benefits Of Enterprise Social Networks Align With CEO Priorities. Subscribe via RSS. enterprise social network. social network.

Ten Reasons Your Corporate Social Network Should be an Innovation Social Network

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

By connecting the benefits of social networking with the innovation process the ROI is obvious, immediate, quantifiable and large. 3. If your social networking platform is generic, beware, you may be fighting with one hand tied behind your back. 5. and that drives rapid adoption out of the gate. 2.

The HBR List 2009 - How Social Networks Network Best - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Details How Social Networks Network Best by Alex Pentland The humble bee has much to teach us about the flow of information in our own organizations. Delving deeper into the communication networks of several organizations illuminated the links between productivity and information flow even more. Lets keep this an ad-free zone.

Jive SBS Structure Best Practices, Part 1 » Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Next Entry: Jive SBS Structure Best Practices, Part 2 Posted in Enterprise 2.0 , Jive SBS You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0

Comparing Collaboration and Social Networks - All Collaboration -

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

This key distinction leads to the manner and means of networking that that are indeed different. The messaging function is emphasized less.

2009 15

Why Google Sparks Matters

Alchemy of Change

In this post, I speculate on the island of Google Sparks, and how it ultimately connects with the rest of the Google landmass. admit it.

Are Social Networking Sites Easy to Use?

Online Social Networking

Connecting on social networking sites with family and friends requires little forethought or planning. The most popular social networks are easy enough to figure out, even without instruction manuals. Most of us would agree that social networking sites are easy to use for casual networking. In Conclusion.

3 More Social Media and Web Marketing Strategies for 2011

Online Social Networking

One of the most serious social media and web marketing mistakes I’ve ever made was choosing Online Social Networking as the name of this blog.

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Networking Events on Facebook

Online Social Networking

Many people made important new connections during the January networking event. What I’m Grateful For Networking Event.

Forwarding Is the New Networking - Tom Davenport - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Forwarding is the new networking. OK, its not really the new networking, since its been going on for more than a decade now.

Social Networks and the Renaissance of Local News

Alchemy of Change

But there are two additional factors in the renaissance of local news: social networks and mobile computing. Networking News Distribution.

Social Networking More Popular Than Email

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The far-reaching study also explored a number of other trends within the social networking space. As has been reported elsewhere, Facebook’s fastest growth demographic is older users – the social network tacked on 12.4 Well, I think that's very possible as social networking sites today are growing like mushrooms. Thank you.

Powerful Connections Touch the Soul

Alchemy of Change

In this video, I ask what is becoming an increasingly interesting question to me: Is it possible to have a soulful connection with an organization?