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SEO vs SMO and how to TURN OFF Google Social Media Optimization

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

How to turn off Google personalisation (SMO) and go back to SEO BUT: SEO is dead, SMO rules. SEO is a waste of money, or will be very soon. years?

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Why Do I Share My Knowledge?


A couple of days ago, one of my favourite Enterprise 2.0 Indeed, in “ Why do people share? Not even a fraction. Why do we do it then? You see?

2012 142

Klout, Influence, and the Future of Business

Alchemy of Change

Klout helps companies better understand the influence of employees and customers, and this opens the firm more fully to the outside world.

2012 142

Territory Destroys ThoughtAn Open Letter to Jabe Bloom

Evolving Web

Dear Jabe It strikes me that we humans often like to think. Yet we are still territorial creatures. We are protectors of our territory. territory.

2012 134

Blog>> Orchestrating the Intranet for Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

Patrick’s taxonomy development infographic has sparked off a little friendly competition in the office.

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Social Analytics 2.0 – Its Time!

Governance in a Networked World

Why is this important? Well ultimately the social business needs to deliver business results. It is the people that deliver these results. Results No.

Badgeville Integrates with IBM Connections

Portals and KM

I have written about Badgeville before (see Badgeville Provides Cloud-based Gamification Behavior Platform™ and Expertise ).  

Doing What You're Passionate About

Collaborative Thinking

If you’re lucky, there is some aspect of your professional life that your passionate about – something that sparks your intellectual curiosity, something that compels you to advocate for something or someone – something that actually inspires you. The journey continues…. In The News

2012 68

Australian Journalists and Social Media Influence

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Forbes Magazine recently very kindly named me in the global Forbes Top 50 Social Media Influencers. From PeerIndex. Influence is a TIME thing too.

2012 141

Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver


Specially, in today’s financial conundrum. Here it goes:  What if Enterprise 2.0 What if E2.0 Far too many times, don’t you think? Please.

2012 140

Place-Based Networks: A New Kind of Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Place-Based Networks are mobile social networks that help you connect with other people based on your shared interest in a place. Contextual Computing Local Android Facebook Google iPad iPhone location mapping mobile place Place-Based Networks social networks

2012 114

Reading is (Still) Fundamental

Evolving Web

recently tweeted this after mulling over the differences I’ve seen while working with various clients. Simon Marcus: COO of the Library Corporation.

2012 99

Blog>> Visual Collections for Sharing and Collaboration

Green Chameleon

Since a few months there is a big trend on the web: visualisation of data and information.

2012 78

Networking for Introverts: A Starter List of Tips & Techniques

Partnering Resources

Introvert v. Extrovert. Image by Jeff Wysaski. recently wrote about how we need to rethink networking : what it is and why we do it. Then pass it on.

2012 108

Are MOOCs immune to rigorous investigation?

Jenny Connected

The title of this post is taken from David Wiley’s blog post that he made earlier this year. Rita Kop and colleagues’s publications.

2012 87

Behavioural game design: A Review of popular Gamification Techniques

The Bumble Bee

In this article I review some popular gamification approaches/techniques and provide a reading list for further study. Think Differently

2012 87

Leadership is an activity, not a position

Net-Map Toolbox

Writing it on the wall will not make you a leader, sorry. picture by Ziggy_Mo on Flickr). Observe others: How do they do it?

2012 61

21st Century Organizations: Applying Network Science

21st Century Organization

The day of deep diving into evolving “big data” driven social network analytics exceeded expectations. Recent publications, for example by: a.

Towards A More Participatory Culture: Enterprise Q&A

Collaborative Thinking

In October of 2011, AIIM (the Association for Information & Imaging Management, a non-profit research, community and educational association), published a survey-based report that examined social business and Enterprise 2.0 John summarized the work and results of the study. Why the growing interesting in Q&A applications? E2.0). .

2012 61

Charlotte Dawson, Cyberbullies and Social Media Pot and Kettle

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

So for what it’s worth here’s my view: 1. Social Media: Friend or Stranger? If Gary even looks at me crossly I burst into tears. Pffft.

Social Business – Where Bosses and Managers Become Servant Leaders


Long gone are the days of command and control. ” would still work in today’s current business environment. Well, we may not. Hippie 2.0

2012 135

We Are The Filter Bubble

Alchemy of Change

Computer algorithms aren't the only thing contributing to the "Internet Filter Bubble." Who we choose to connect with in our social networks deeply affects who is "curating" the content we consume. Here's why diversity in your social network matters.

2012 114

Innovation for Erratic Meatbags

Evolving Web

Herbert Hoover and Ayn Rand tell us of the rugged individualist. More or less, its a western ideal. We have free will. Skinner robots of behavioralism.

Blog>> Taxonomy Development Infographic

Green Chameleon

Here is a poster design I’ve been working on for a while – it summarises the empirical, evidence based taxonomy development process we recommend. This is the link to an A4 pdf version. This is the link to an A3 pdf version. Let us know

2012 70

Who You Calling Virtual? Leading a Virtual Team

Partnering Resources

It’s not about the virtual, it’s about the team. Let’s get one thing out of the way: there’s no such thing as a virtual team. Keep It Up.

A New MOOC for May/June – First Steps into Teaching in FE/HE

Jenny Connected

I have been invited to work with the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development to develop a short MOOC (4-6 weeks) for Educational Developers and all those interested in teaching and learning in Further and Higher Education. will be working with Marion Waite and George Roberts, who has already started blogging about it here – [link].

2012 69

Rules and warnings for building successful online communities

The Bumble Bee

Most online communities are simply online ghost towns. People register, get their login details, visit once, decide its not for them and never return.

2012 80

Social media and reflection: marriage or divorce?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Social media in organisations has been a difficult topic and sometimes bothers me. Reflection is needed in order to learn from the past. Scanning.

Professional Networking – One size does not fit all

Net-Map Toolbox

If let to your own devices… what kind of web would you weave (picture copyright by Misserion on flickr). Different networks for different jobs.

2012 59

Spigit Provides ICON as a Free Crowdsourcing Platform

Portals and KM

I have covered Spigit before (see Spigit Provides Version S3 as Market Matures for Idea and Innovation Management and Spigit – Enabling Enterprise 2.0

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Crowdsourced Funding: How to ask for $75K but get $1.5million

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Casey Hopkins asked people to fund his new project to make a better dock for the iPhone. He wanted $75,000 he got $1.5 million. Kickstarter kicks ass.

2012 126

Dear Social Business Evangelist, Where Art Thou?


They were optimists, outrageous , somewhat heretic , true rebels at work , free radicals to some extent. What happened to them though? Remember?

2012 123

What is Google Plus? (really.)

Alchemy of Change

Some slides organizing my thoughts on why I believe Google+ is important: These are posted on Google+, but you’ll have no problem viewing them even if you don’t have an account there (yet). Connection Technologies Google

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A Civil Society Transformation Challenge

Networking Action

Civil society has failed miserably to influence critical trends such as climate change and the social-economic development agenda.  That was the message from Kumi Naidoo at the annual Civicus World Assembly in Montreal.  Kumi, since 2009 the Greenpeace International Executive … Blog Net Dev civicus