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Why Google Sparks Matters

Alchemy of Change

As with a new continent rising from the depths, the mountain tops of Google+ hint tantalizingly at an underlying terrain we cannot yet see.

Google+ Hints at a Social Media Marketing Revolution

Alchemy of Change

I just accidentally stumbled on something in Google+ that suggests some revolutionary ideas about the way organizations need to think about marketing.

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Fixing the Google+ Engagement Problem

Alchemy of Change

Google has a real problem with Google+ engagement - especially with new users. Network Strategies Facebook Google Google Plus social networksHere are some ideas on how to address the situation.

How To Add Custom URL to Google Plus G+

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

How to get a custom URL for Google Plus. with Google’s official version of a Facebook USERNAME. link, Google has spoken!

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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.

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Working Out Loud with Google Plus – Part Deux


He can also be contacted over in Twitter at  @elsua  or  Google Plus. . owork ). What do you think? Well, it may well have its days numbered… .

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R and Google Spreadsheets (and the context)

Learning Alliances

R and  Google spreadsheets are powerful partners for verification, exploration and delivery of data to people in communities and organizations.

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Google Plus – Who Owns the Filter Bubble?


So a few months back I started relying more and more on Google Plus Circles to the point where I became rather dependent on them. Very  special.

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Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest


Circles, on its own, makes it totally worth it working with Google Plus. My essential core network that would transcend the world of the Web.

Why is Twitter So Mad at Google?

Alchemy of Change

Twitter is mad at Google for connecting Google+ with search - and for commoditizing their service in the process. Network Strategies Facebook Flickr Google TwitterHow this might not be such a bad thing.

Google Plus – Bridging Together Too Irreconcilable Worlds


socbiz #e20 &# and then developed further on this really insightful Google Plus discussion with a bunch of other folks. Yes, that’s right.

Social Network Identity: Anonymity, Pseudonymity and Accountability -Media140

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

And let’s not forget to look at the fact Facebook and Google make money from your online Identity. Rose Is A Rose… . Theme. Venue.

Google Plus – A Vitamin or an Aspirin?


Is Google Plus a Vitamin or an Aspirin? Fascinating insights, for sure! Thanks much, everyone, for sharing them along! Quite the opposite.

Living “A World Without Email” … in Google Plus


still think it’s a bit too early to be announcing the painful death of each of those social networking environments. Remember Google Wave?

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Narrate Your Work, Working Out Loud, with Google Plus


are just a few of the capabilities that have made Google Plus escalate to number #2 position for yours truly of social technologies to enjoy nowadays.

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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. Windows?

Google Plus and Twitter – How They Work for Me Hand in Hand


It’s been over a month since I first started making use of Google Plus. No, I haven’t given up on Google Plus either. Quite

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How to Cope with Google Friend Connect’s Untimely Demise

Online Social Networking

In case you haven’t heard, “Friend Connect will be retired March 1, 2012,” says Google. This is not pleasant news for those websites that have sizable Google Friend Connect communities and whose community members have opted to receive newsletters from the site. Google Ploy. Invitation. Sharing is Caring!

We Are The Filter Bubble

Alchemy of Change

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. Emotionally Intelligent curation Facebook Google Information Networker Internet Filter Bubble social networks Twitter

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Networking for Introverts: A Starter List of Tips & Techniques

Partnering Resources

recently wrote about how we need to rethink networking : what it is and why we do it. Starter List: Networking for Introverts. Extrovert.

2012 117

Google Me! Your New Business Card


It even lists my Google Profile. And I still keep using, and relying, quite heavily on Bump , if anything other than Google Me!

Google Plus and The Enterprise – What’s The Deal?


And lately, my mind has been buzzing with how my overall experience with the external Social Web has changed rather dramatically thanks to Google Plus.

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The Fallacy of Social Networking


Traditional Hierarchies inside Social Networks – Not So Much an Oxymoron Anymore  . Personally, I am doing just fine. At least, for now.

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Building Your Network: Making It Work with Your Boss

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Is your biggest networking problem your boss? Read this article for tips and techniques on how to network with your boss. Not true!

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How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools


Mostly through Google Hangouts on Air for the #noemail vodcasting series  I’m currently co-hosting with the wonderful and rather smart Claire Burge ).

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Ripple: Social Network Influencers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The main thing for me was to chat with Affiliate marketers about how social networks pass information around. Now you remain oblivious.

Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez


Specially, if you look into the rather significant impact it’s having across the board in multiple social networking tools. Google Plus.

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Industrialisation of Social Networking for the Enterprise


Or, to put it in other words, automation of your social networking presence. Has it damaged the health and trust of your social networks?

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Social Networking and Going Back to Basics


That’s why I keep questioning the validity of social networking out there in the open if we cannot longer be at the center of the interactions.

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How Come I Can’t Tune Klout?

Alchemy of Change

This morning, looking at an exchange on Google+ between Jeff Sayre  and  William Tozier , I realized I wasn’t alone. Seriously.

2011 93

Google, Amazon - Whisple?

The Bumble Bee

Read my article about Whisple Google, Amazon - Whisple? New Technologies

Networked Learning 2016: Do we need new metaphors?

Jenny Connected

The question in the title of this post was raised by Caroline Haythornthwaite in her keynote presentation for the Networked Learning Conference 2016.

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Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan


that Social Networking can be serious. That, folks, is the real value of social networking. No business value. No value add at all.

Social CRM with Google contacts and Rainmaker

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

You can investigate it here at Google Apps Rainmaker social CRM store. Rainmaker: Social CRM for Google Apps. What is Social CRM? Web 3.0,

Knowledge is the network

John Tropea - Delicious Network

And if you’re stuck on a problem — whether n00bish or ultra-geeky — Google will very likely find you an answer. So we ask.

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Week in Review: May 14, 2012

Alchemy of Change

Four mini-posts on: Google's new 'knowledge graph" and the semantic web, the sad story of Flickr (and CarPoint), why Justin Bieber has a higher Klout score than President Obama, and the future of market research.

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Google doesn't have business units!

Governance in a Networked World

I knew there had to be something different and special about Google to make it the success story that it is. This is exactly the issue we regularly see in our organisational network analysis studies. This is what the Googe CFO had to say in a recent McKinsey interview : Patrick Pichette: We don’t have business units.

Think Before You Assess: Tips for Your First Network Analysis

Partnering Resources

Jazzed about doing your first network analysis? It’s important to do no harm when conducting a network analysis. Wild Horses. Adapt.

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.

Networked scholars: reflections on light and dark

Jenny Connected

This is the last week of George Veletsianos’ open course – Networked Scholars. Both light and dark define the space.

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