Higher Education Records ROI for Social Media

Portals and KM

Here is another study,  Higher Ed Documents Social Media ROI: New Communications Tools Are a Game Change r, by Nora Ganim Barnes and her colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research. They have been watching trends in social media usage at US colleges and universities since 2007 providing unique longitudinal data. Here is last year’s study - Social Media Use Continues to Expand in US Higher Education.

The Long Tail and Social Media

Online Social Networking

I started publishing Online Social Networking in November 2007, and I installed Google Analytics to monitor, analyze and track traffic to my website. The Long Tail of ROI. That’s the long tail of ROI: The small number of residual daily visits and subscriptions eventually match or surpass the initial surge of visits and subscriptions when the article is first written and posted. The Allure of Social Media for Marketing.

Trending Sources

Online Community Unconference 2007 / Online Community Unconference 2007

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Workspace: Online Community Unconference 2007 Whats New Weblogs Loading. 374 Revisions Print Tools Export as HTML Export to PDF Export to Word Online Community Unconference 2007 hide Welcome to the Wiki for the Online Community Unconference. Bayne Webcast parts of the OCU 2007 conference live on BlogTV.com with her Webcam. Add your links to the Social Media page. Social Media Connect with other OCU participants during and after the event.

Social Media Settles into the Inc 500 in 2012

Portals and KM

Nora Ganim Barnes at the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has released another very useful report, 2012 Inc 500 Social Media Settles In. 500 social media usage for the sixth consecutive year.

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Creating Passionate Users: Building a successful online community

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Posted by: Tom | Jun 16, 2005 3:04:37 PM At SpinFlow, we are helping to generate passion around the "fine art of moving digital media". We believe that your media is more than just data that has to get from here to there.

Community ROI Report

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Blog About Ed Projects Services Community ROI Report November 21, 2007 – 1:39 pm Forum One have released another of their very handy online community survey reports, this time about Community ROI. I’m hearing a lot about The ROI of communities and it reminds me of the baying for the ROI of ‘Knowledge Management’ from the commercial members of organisations as the KM-ers tried to introduce KM stuff some years ago.

Community ROI, Metrics, and Events

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Warning : join() [ function.join ]: Invalid arguments passed in /mnt/local/home/fastwonderblog/fastwonderblog.com/wp-content/themes/k2/app/includes/info.php on line 648 "> Skip to content Fast Wonder Blog: Consulting, Online Communities, and Social Media Consulting services for companies wanting to engage with online communities through social media.Focused on online communities, open technologies, open source, web 2.0, social media, RSS, blogging, and podcasting.

E L S U A ~ A KM Blog by Luis Suarez " Blog Archive " Social Media Today - The Art and Science of Forming Successful Online Communities

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5 (0 votes cast) This entry was posted on: June 8, 2007. Category: Collaboration , Communities , Enterprise2.0 , Knowledge Management , Learning , Social Computing Tags: 5 Comments » Nancy White says: June 8, 2007 at 12:29 pm Hi Luis!

Businesses Can Still Benefit from Social Media Early Adoption

Online Social Networking

It isn’t too late for entrepreneurs to become early adopters of social media. Then, after much preparation, I launched Online Social Networking in November 2007. I now realize that I was one of the earliest social media adopters, especially within business circles.

Social Networks: Ad Spend to reach $2b in 2010

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

social-networking sites in 2007 is expected to reach $865 million, up from $350 million in 2006, and will surpass $2 billion in 2010, according to eMarketer. online social-network ad spend in 2007. MySpace will account for $525 million in 2007 ad spend, up from $180 million in 2006. billion in 2007, up from $445 million in 2006 - and by 2010 spending is forecast to $2.8

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How To Develop a Business-Aligned Social Media & Social Networking Strategy

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

McDonald White Papers School Communications & Emergency Response: What are the Implications for Social Media? What can we infer from these reports concerning the incorporation of social media and social networking systems — such as Twitter, Facebook, and personal websites and blogs — into school-based emergency response? How To Develop a Business-Aligned Social Media & Social Networking Strategy. My newest post is “A ‘Web 2.0

E L S U A ~ A KM Blog by Luis Suarez » Blog Archive » Is Social Networking Good for the WorkPlace? - Something in the Water…

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Well, it looks like things may be improving a bit in this respect or, at least, in the perception from traditional media on how social media is impacting the workplace. 5 (0 votes cast) This entry was posted on: September 19, 2007.

E L S U A ~ A KM Blog by Luis Suarez " Blog Archive " Culture Clash in Office 2.0 - Provoking the Change through Communities

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5 (0 votes cast) This entry was posted on: September 18, 2007. Jon Husband: ROI as it is construed and / or understood by most. Bertrand Duperrin: Hi Luis,Despite I think ROI is key for busines.

E L S U A ~ A KM Blog by Luis Suarez " Blog Archive " Damaka - Experience the Joy of Communicating with a Twist

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5 (0 votes cast) This entry was posted on: March 9, 2007. says: March 9, 2007 at 7:32 pm [.] Reply chandan says: March 10, 2007 at 6:18 am What a great post Luis. Reply Luis Suarez says: April 8, 2007 at 12:12 pm Hi Max!

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

June 13, 2007 Measures That Matter and The Misguided Productivity Scorecard A new report by the Conference Board of Canada laments the countrys laggingproductivity, measured by factors such as business and technologyliteracy, innovation and investment in R&D. The Media · The Education System Imagining Other Possibilities: Creative Works · Memoirs & Dispatches · Short Stories · Poetry · Satire & Fables · Art & Photography.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

July 16, 2007 Towards a New Process for Learning What is Important W hat is the purpose of education? The rich and powerful need increasing masses of dumbed-downconsumers (brilliantly defined by Jerry Michalski as "gullets wholive only to gulp products and crap cash") to buy their junk and keeptheir ROI growth up to shareholders expectations. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

July 16, 2007 Towards a New Process for Learning What is Important W hat is the purpose of education? The rich and powerful need increasing masses of dumbed-downconsumers (brilliantly defined by Jerry Michalski as "gullets wholive only to gulp products and crap cash") to buy their junk and keeptheir ROI growth up to shareholders expectations. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

May 23, 2007 Yet More Fun With Numbers: $7/Gallon Gasoline Chart by Stuart at Random Useless Info. A responsible response would be to own up to ourrecklessness, launch a major austerity and conservation program(including limiting corporate mark-ups and ROIs to levels commensuratewith risk), and invest mightily in public transportation and renewableenergy. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

Social Software Vendor Roundup

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At the beginning of 2007, our customers came looking with a more tool-centric approach, but interestingly most now come looking for a suite of solutions. Posted by: Sam Lawrence | December 05, 2007 at 09:07 PM Please add Crowd Factory to the Social Network Section. Posted by: Crowd Factory | December 06, 2007 at 12:47 PM Mike, Thanks for posting this.

NTEN’s We Are Media Project | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jul 27 2008 NTEN’s We Are Media Project Published by Nancy White at 1:25 pm under social media Beth Kanter is stewarding a very cool project for NTEN, We Are Media. There is a veritable blossoming of projects to help people learn about and adopt social media these days.

Gating Social Networks

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Day: Peripheral Vision: Detecting the Weak Signals That Will Make or Break Your Company Subscribe to this blogs feed « UC Is A Composite Market Part 2 | Main | More White-Label Options For Social Network Sites » November 16, 2007 Gating Social Networks Gated communities and networks are not necessarily bad, especially those that are related to business activities.

Turning E-Mail Into a Social Network

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Day: Peripheral Vision: Detecting the Weak Signals That Will Make or Break Your Company Subscribe to this blogs feed « The Virtual College Fair: Collaboration + Social Networks | Main | Unified Communications Is A Composite Market » November 15, 2007 Turning E-Mail Into a Social Network Sometimes consumer vendors (and people that cover consumer trends) can learn from enterprise software vendors and historical trends related to knowledge management and collaboration.

More White-Label Options For Social Network Sites

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Day: Peripheral Vision: Detecting the Weak Signals That Will Make or Break Your Company Subscribe to this blogs feed « Gating Social Networks | Main | Burton Group Telebriefing: Deciphering Social Media » November 16, 2007 More White-Label Options For Social Network Sites Its interesting that, as a general statement, almost all the external efforts for community/social networking do not involve solutions from traditional large enterprise vendors (e.g.,

5 Facebook Lessons to Improve Employee Engagement in Your Company

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Monday, December 3, 2007 5 Facebook Lessons to Improve Employee Engagement in Your Company So perhaps your company isnt sold on this whole Myspace/Facebook thing. practitioners are asked to justify ROI for social media but nobody asks us to show them the ROI on taking that client to the hockey game or whats the ROI of that golf game? Digital Natives: Whatever Whenever Wherever SAP & InnoCentive Happy Birthday Social Media Today!

Enterprise RSS: Changing the Way We Communicate Internally

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Categories Articles Case Studies Ideas on how to use RSS+Aggregator Media NewsGator NGES Research Roundup Web/Tech Weblogs « RSS Battles Information Under-Load, Too | Main | Battling Corporate Information Dysfunction » January 31, 2007 Changing the Way We Communicate Internally Karyn German had an interesting post about information under-load last week, and I wanted to add to the conversation by talking about how Web 2.0 social media tools.

Publishing Enterprise Content To Facebook

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Day: Peripheral Vision: Detecting the Weak Signals That Will Make or Break Your Company Subscribe to this blogs feed « Unified Communications & Collaboration on Urgent Patient Cases | Main | Social Media Learning Curve » November 28, 2007 Publishing Enterprise Content To Facebook Innovative, perhaps foreshadowing things to come. With the theme for the Online Information Conference 2007 being "Applying Web 2.0”

Collaborative Thinking: Building a Culture of Collaboration

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Day: Peripheral Vision: Detecting the Weak Signals That Will Make or Break Your Company Subscribe to this blogs feed « Human Resources Challenges on a Global Scale | Main | Harnessing The Power Of Informal Employee Networks » October 05, 2007 Building a Culture of Collaboration An age-old truism: tools help (sometimes to a great degree), but organizational dynamics trump technology in terms of establishing effective collaboration efforts.

Collaborative Thinking: Contextual Social Networks

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» October 02, 2007 Contextual Social Networks What I like about this reference application are two things (1) it reinforces the notion that our social networks can be represented within a variety of application scenarios (in this case, in IM client with a "buddy list") and (2) social networks are often multi-faceted (perhaps multi-dimensional is better) so visualizing the relevant fragment of that overall social structure can be quite helpful.

Dissident: Responsibilities and Guidelines for Communities of Practice.

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very interesting, but I dont agree with you Idetrorce Posted by: Idetrorce | 16 December 2007 at 02:14 AM Verify your Comment Previewing your Comment Posted by: | This is only a preview. Dissident Just one of the silent majority saying what I think. I do my best not to offend, but apologies in advance to the over-sensitive!

Deconstructing the Business Social Network

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ReadWriteWeb ReadWriteWeb ReadWriteTalk Enterprise Jobwire About Subscribe Contact Advertise RSS RWW Daily by Email RSS RWW Weekly Wrap-up Home Products Trends Best of RWW Archives Deconstructing the Business Social Network Written by Bernard Lunn / November 20, 2007 11:46 PM / 10 Comments « Prior Post Next Post » I am the wrong age for Facebook or MySpace. From an ROI point of view thats pretty easy. Posted by: Advice Network | November 21, 2007 10:48 AM get that!

Collaborative Thinking: Harnessing The Power Of Informal Employee Networks

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Day: Peripheral Vision: Detecting the Weak Signals That Will Make or Break Your Company Subscribe to this blogs feed « Building a Culture of Collaboration | Main | Facebook For Business: A Win Even If Its Not » October 05, 2007 Harnessing The Power Of Informal Employee Networks Registration is required but the registration provides free access to this particular article.

Collaborative Thinking: The Enterprise In A Networked World

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Day: Peripheral Vision: Detecting the Weak Signals That Will Make or Break Your Company Subscribe to this blogs feed « Mindquarrys commercial offerings end | Main | From Corporate Responsibility to Backstory Management » October 26, 2007 The Enterprise In A Networked World I truly enjoy reading most everything Dana publishes and this article really falls into that category so follow the link and read it for yourself.

Collaborative Thinking: More On Formalizing Informal Networks

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Day: Peripheral Vision: Detecting the Weak Signals That Will Make or Break Your Company Subscribe to this blogs feed « Facebook For Business: A Win Even If Its Not | Main | Intel launches a company-ranking site: CoolSW » October 07, 2007 More On Formalizing Informal Networks Jay Cross brings up some specific (and valid) cautionary points related to a recent McKinsey article on " Harnessing the Power of Informal Social Networks " that I also commented on here.

Communities and Collaboration » Maximising the power of collective knowledge

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Social Media. Future Trends in Social Media & Social Networks. December 2007. November 2007. October 2007. September 2007. August 2007. July 2007. June 2007. May 2007. April 2007. March 2007. February 2007. January 2007. ROI can be measured. Be prepared for this and consider how ROI can be quantified. Communities and Collaboration. About. Speaking Engagements. Subscribe.

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Lessons on the hard job of designing communities in the organization | Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

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The purpose was to make the ROI of the community effort if not more predictable at least less chancy. Unfortunately, social tools are seldom designed for project management and the groups in question often suffered from such a move that what rather a matter of alibi than of ROI.

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Some collaboration lessons by John Chambers (Cisco) | Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

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Use social media. Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad Thoughts on management, HR, social networks…and enterprise 2.0 " The most successful companies are those that think jointly technological change, work design and the changes in internal social relationships.” Antoine Riboud. front page Contact Subscribe ← A process approach to enterprise 2.0

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List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

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It’s as easy as point and click&# Onesite “Customized white-label social networking partnership solutions for large media, entertainment, and community brands.&# Plum “Plum makes a social media sharing application that can turn your website into a vibrant community.

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Sometimes you need a community manager. Sometimes a manager is enough. | Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

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But we can see such things in social media impementations, maybe because the link between social interactions and the productive nature of businesses is not quite understood by many people. Theresa Distions on Social networks : are companies looking for the ROI or something else Management 2.0:

Sorry, but I'm not a member

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And since communication is more and more a service activity … I let you draw your own conclusions… It does not mean that all social media initiatives will fail. leadership Innovation alignment soo bluekiwi participation social media human-capital internet socialization web-2.0

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Its not the same thing – the 3 types of collaboration « Product Four

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I’ve written about this in several places too – “ Intel clear on ROI of Social Media&# and “ Is collaboration enough to connect-the-dots?&# ). Product Four Solving hard problems (why e2.0 and web2.0

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