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Why I, Too, Killed My LinkedIn Account

Elsua

Back in the day, when I was just getting started with my early days around social computing evangelism, I must confess that I used to think that people who didn’t have a social profile in all of the major social networking tools out there just didn’t get it. Let people figure out what they would want to do. Silly me. And make it count.

Visualize Your Own LinkedIn Network

Alchemy of Change

I just mapped all my LinkedIn connections onto a visual graph through a new web service called InMaps. It just emerged from its analysis. Tweet.

10 Tips for LinkedIn Social Networking

Online Social Networking

share in this article my basic LinkedIn how-tos that may shorten your learning curve and save you time and frustration. Keep at it.

LinkedIn Maps: art or science?

Making CommunitySense

LinkedIn is a great resource for exploring professional profiles. One feature that can help you visualize your network is LinkedIn Maps.

Accepting Friends on Facebook vs. LinkedIn Social Networking Sites

Online Social Networking

However, by contrasting Facebook and LinkedIn, I hope to present and clarify a few of the issues. Accepting Friends on LinkedIn.

Three Networking Types: People You’ll Meet while Searching For Your Next Job

Partnering Resources

At Partnering Resources, we prefer to talk about networking as an ongoing activity, not just as something people do when they need a new job.

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Trusting People in This Social Age Is a Tough Job!

Elsua

We do business with people, because we trust them, and vice versa, we don’t do business with people, because we don’t trust them, or we no longer do.

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LinkedIn Signal New Twitter Business Search Engine

Online Social Networking

Twitter and LinkedIn partnered last fall enabling you to automatically tweet your LinkedIn status and to post your Twitter tweets on LinkedIn.

Action storming for tackling difficult people

Viv Mcwaters

The question comes up sooner or later: “How do you deal with difficult people?” Share this on LinkedIn. Tweet This!

Facebook, LinkedIn and Digg Content Sharing Tip

Online Social Networking

It’s important to show a thumbnail picture that’s relevant and if possible, one that can pique people’s interest.

What is the Value of a Tweet or Facebook Fan?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In contrast, a Twitter share is only worth $0.43, and a LinkedIn share is worth $0.90. What is the value of a Facebook Like? From TechCrunch.

An Ant’s Eye Point-of-View: Recruiting on Social Media is more than LinkedIn

Ant's Eyeview Blog

After all, more than 50% of employed Americans are open to new job opportunities but not actively seeking.  A comprehensive InformationWeek article points out that you can reach these passive job hunters with very targeted LinkedIn and Facebook ads.  LinkedIn is the end all and be all for recruiting, right? Where do you begin?

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State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part One

Elsua

Yes, indeed, in short, I am spending now more time blogging than in the usual social networking sites, the so-called message boards. Never will.

2012 40

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?

Social Media Training for February March 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Computer access is restricted to 12 people so places are limited in this course. LinkedIn for Business (Afternoon Course).

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LinkedIn (and Facebook and Twitter): What’s the Dif?

Hildy Gottlieb

These days it seems everyone is talking about Facebook and Twitter and LinkedIn. Some people are on one, but not others. Being a teacher at heart, though, I can’t help but want to explain the differences between all these places - LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter.  Today, let’s start with LinkedIn. LinkedIn. ShareThis.

The future of online sharing is mobile, appified and people-centred

Social Reporter

I first posted this on socialreporters.net , where John popham and I are blogging for Big Lottery Fund about development of People Powered Change. It has features like those in Facebook and LinkedIn, emphasising relationships as well as content. More here about Knowledge Hub development. It worked pretty well -  reports here and here.

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Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement

Alchemy of Change

Engagement is the process of building relationships with people and putting those relationships to work to accomplish some goal. love his work.

What are Social Bookmarking Sites?

Online Social Networking

Neither Twitter , Facebook nor LinkedIn are pure social bookmarking sites, as they weren’t created explicitly for social bookmarking.

Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

We’re also talking about a group of people with the collective power to shape public perception. Committing to Tweet Think about it.

Human Capital Flows in Australian Banking - Courtesy of Linkedin

Governance in a Networked World

One of the lesser known features of Linkedin is the company insights feature that identifies where a company’s current staff have been employed in the past (just search for a company and then select ‘Insights’ to see where employees have come from). For a start people flows are the closest we can get to identifying critical knowledge flows.

Twitter (and Facebook and LinkedIn): What’s the Dif?

Hildy Gottlieb

The reason for these posts is simple: I am not a techie, and as I began getting into the arena of social networking, I found that all the information about “how to&# and “why to&# was written by people who love technology. In yesterday’s post, I tackled LinkedIn. People are on Twitter for any and every reason.

Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

It requires a fundamental rethink of the organization – and how its processes for creating value can be opened up to people outside the organization. Engagement is the process of building relationships with people and putting those relationships to work to accomplish some goal. They didn’t do it by tweaking. No question.

Use LinkedIn to make your work easier

Joitske Hulsebosch

I've been using LinkedIn as a passive repository of my face-to-face network. Occasionally, people find out we have a common acquaintance and that's fun to know. I've been wondering whether I should/could use LinkedIn in more ways. Friends told me that they find/receive CVs of interesting candidates through LinkedIn.

Building Online Community Through Email Noodges

Delicious/choconancy/online_facilitation

Yet email is the most effective way to noodge people to participate. When planned and well-written, emails are effective at gently nudging people back to your community. LinkedIn's Groups have done a nice job in this regard. Just as in the offline world, people are more likely to do something when personally invited.

Facebook or Linkedin? Where do I put my work stuff?

Governance in a Networked World

To date I have been comfortable splitting my home and work life between Facebook and Linkedin. While 'friends' was the genesis of Facebook, Facebook is now referring to nodes in their social graph as 'objects' to accommodate non-people things like TV shows, Books, Companies etc. Just finished reading a book on "The Facebook Effect".

Most Popular Social Networking Sites for Business

Online Social Networking

Facebook , MySpace , Twitter , LinkedIn and Ning are ranked 4th, 11th, 25th, 89th and 154th among all websites in the world, respectively. Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , and the Ning family of social networking sites are the most popular social networks with wide business appeal. Some people believe that Twitter is merely a fad.

Bringing People Together to Create Change – Podcast

Hildy Gottlieb

Individual organizations begin reaching out to others doing similar work. They hold summits and host ongoing discussions. They create plans.

3 Key Social Media and Web Marketing Strategies for 2011

Online Social Networking

Here are several cases in point that affect social media and web marketing practice, especially for small business. Good-Bye Facebook Open Networking.

Twitter, Blogs, LinkedIn, Facebook Top Growing Social Media Marketing

Portals and KM

The Media Buyer Planner reported that the study found that Twitter, blogs, LinkedIn and Facebook - in that order - are the top four social media tools used by marketers. For people just beginning, the median weekly time commitment is two hours per week. Here is another study on the growing use of social media in marketing.

Top 10 Twitter-LinkedIn Integration Takeaways

Online Social Networking

Take for example the recent integration of LinkedIn with Twitter. You can now tweet your LinkedIn status to your Twitter followers and automatically post your tweets to your LinkedIn status. It is easy to see that this Twitter-LinkedIn partnership has many practical implications. Hopefully Ning will take notice and react!

Why people participate in online communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Wikipedia’s most active 1,000 people — 0.003% of its users — contribute about two-thirds of the site’s edits. We see here that small groups of people often turn out to be the main value creators of social communities. Give people something good to talk about - as always, content is king. See you there ? Why do users comment?

Facebook (and Twitter and LinkedIn): What’s the Dif?

Hildy Gottlieb

In prior posts you will find similar information about LinkedIn and Twitter. LinkedIn - the perpetual Chamber of Commerce mixer.

It’s all about the numbers – of people

Viv Mcwaters

When designing any group event I like to know the numbers – how many people? I’ve had this rule of thumb, based purely on experience, about selecting activities for a group based on the number of people in that group. Less than 5 people : it’s hard, but not impossible, to do group activities. Numbers matter.

Online Community Expert Interview: Allen Blue, LinkedIn

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert Interview is with Allen Blue of LinkedIn. think people frequently say "Vision" when they mean "the product I'm building." Most exciting to me right now is how we're going to be able to help groups of LinkedIn users work together. the need sticking to your vision with 2. Facebook's great.

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch

LinkedIn - for groups Everyone knows LinkedIn. However, as facilitator, you should also know how LinkedIn groups work and how you can facilitate conversations in groups. Are you already an administrator of one or several LinkedIn groups? Every week I try some new tools (like this week vialogues ) and honestly? More tools?

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Building an Integrated Social Media Dashboard

The Bumble Bee

I have been looking for way to monitor and track all my websites/blogs plus all my social media accounts (linkedIN, Twitter etc) from a single dashboard. figured this would be pretty easy - a thing that most people would want to do! Social Networking

Networking for Introverts: A Starter List of Tips & Techniques

Partnering Resources

have a list of my top ten connectors: people who have gone out of their way to connect me to others. Connect people by making an introduction.

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LinkedIn is not a social network (and even if it was it's useless)

Engineers without Fears

TD's argument against LinkedIn seems a bit contrived. LinkedIn is not a social network and ii. But LinkedIn has been a reciprocal experience for me. tend not to accept links from people I don't know but my experience asking a question on LinkedIn about Green IT a few weeks ago was very powerful. social networks

VisiblePath Is A Lot Like LinkedIn, Except It’s Useful

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

But we all know what sucks about LinkedIn. My LinkedIn contact list is littered with people that I don’t know and that I accepted as contacts simply to avoid turning them, whoever they are, into enemies. The people you interact with on a regular basis are your first degree contacts. Esther Dyson is also an investor.