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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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Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest


Circles, on its own, makes it totally worth it working with Google Plus. Those are my core Circles in Google Plus. At least, for now.

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Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All


Well, hello Google Plus ! But the thing is that, if things continue like that, Google Plus will eventually rule them all! Even for us.

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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.

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking


Greg Lowe (@Greg2dot0) December 27, 2011. Take another example: Google Plus. So soon?!?! Really? Welcome to the Age of Effectiveness!

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Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence


So if you would want to reach out to me, the best methods would still be through this blog, a Twitter mention to @elsua or My Google Plus Profile.

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Social media training on Foursquare Google Plus Pinterest Facebook Training for June and July 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Google Plus Business Page training and computer workshop. Google Plus reached 49 million members (Dec 2011) in only a few months!

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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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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!

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. A Rose Is A Rose… . Theme. Venue.

Back to Blogging: Fosca (1998 – 2011)


Fosca (1998 – 2011) – R.I.P. General Interest Gran Canaria Life Metablogging Work Life IntegrationMy goodness! and move elsewhere.

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Smarter Search

Alchemy of Change

A couple quick things to point out on Google’s search capabilities these days, that are also some interesting hints at where search is going.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Future of Social Business – Andy McAfee

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. I am very pleased to be back after ten years. But then he said he was kidding.

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Measuring Economic Impact of Using Cloud-Based Services: Google Apps

Portals and KM

They also found that users familiar with cloud-based personal email transitioned more smoothly to using Google Apps at work. offerings.

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My Favorite Tweets for April 1 - 14 2011

Portals and KM

Google: Social Media Success Determine Employee Bonuses [link] via [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.    Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason. link] #e20. link].

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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.

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Reflections from 2011 – The Year of Mobile, Again


Yet, some times it’s utterly disappointing to see how far we are from what we all know we could have at this age in 2011. The telcos.

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Google Enhances the Discussion Capabilities in Google Docs - I Like It

Michael Sampson - Currents

So today we’re introducing a better way to provide document feedback—discussions in Google Docs. This is game-changing for Google.

My Favorite Tweets for December 1 – 15 2011

Portals and KM

RT @socialmedia2day : The State of Social Marketing 2011 - 2012 by @BrianSolis * [link]. RT @outstart : RT @rossdawson : Jane Hart’s @c4lpt 2011 Reading List - best articles of year [link]. How To Google Your Exact Words The 45 Most Powerful Images Of 2011 [link]. I hope this is also useful for you. 

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My Favorite Tweets for August 15 - 31 2011

Portals and KM

Darwin Awareness Engine™ - KM World Trend Setting Software for 2011 [link]. Google’s Big Bet on the Mobile Future [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.  I spot tested the reduced shortened urls and they all should work. link]. q60DpQ.

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“Square” Pegs Mobile Payments – Round Hole Still Not Filled

Alchemy of Change

I wrote recently about a demonstration Google is now doing with semantic search for recipes. Local Personal Web VRM Google SquareSmart.

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My Favorite Tweets for November 1 - 15 2011

Portals and KM

Technorati on State of the #blogosphere 2011 [link]. NYTimes: Google Changes Search Algorithm, Trying to Make Results More Timely [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.  I spot tested the reduced shortened urls and they all should work.

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My Favorite Tweets for October 15 - 30 2011

Portals and KM

RT @janlgordon : 7 Reasons Why Google+ Drives Hyperactive Engagement [link] via @jeffbullas. RT @TimCohn : With 57 Deals, Google Hits New M&A Record - [link] [link]. new study - 2011 Fortune 500 and Social Media Adoption [link]. I spot tested the reduced shortened urls and they all should work. link]. tczJJp. vbpXND. link].

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The Future of Work Is Learning


Some fascinating stuff in there, for sure! And one of the various reasons why I keep digging quite a bit G+ over other social networking sites.

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Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary


That’s why I’m including this entry as part of the “Reflections from 2011″ series. What happened to me during 2011 then?

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My Favorite Tweets for September 1 - 15 2011

Portals and KM

RT @cesarbrea : Flexibility of Event Goals in Google Analytics [link]. RT @rossdawson : 12 Ways To Be More Search Savvy from Google's head of Search Quality and User Happiness [link]. RT @TimCohn : Google Buys Restaurant Review Service Zagat - [link]. I hope this is also useful for you.  link] #SharePoint #ECM.

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The Crisis of Meaning in the Knowledge Workforce


Gen-Yers, Gen-Xers, Baby Boomers, etc. etc., Well, we have got a crisis. A crisis of meaning. Am I right thus far?” The truthful answer is, yes.

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Looking at the Toyota Recall Through the Darwin Awareness Engine™ and Google Search and News

Portals and KM

  Now search is great when you know what you are looking for and I use Google search every day for this purpose.    

How Meaningful, Smarter, Freelance Work Is Redesigning the Social Enterprise


CoPs), Complexity, Enterprise 2.0 and Social Computing. in case you may not have done so just yet. You should. And the sooner, the better! Hippie 2.0

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Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool


And Plus being the latest one joining the already existing crowded club. Well, the answer, right now, as we stand, is No. This blog. Self-sufficiency.

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Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The Ripple effect sees content move from Twitter to YouTube to Facebook to Livestream to Tumblr, to Google Plus. God Forbid. No longer relevant?

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Attempted Gaming of Google on Mother’s Day

Portals and KM

Last month the New York Times ran th e article, Trying to Game Google on ‘Mother’s Day Flowers , that demonstrates the unintended consequences of Google’s approach to search. Of course, Google remains the gold standard of Web search but this is in part, because of its constant watch for cheaters.    

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Tablets in the Enterprise in 2011

Portals and KM

Competitive products from Google and others are out or on the horizon. An enterprise tablet strategy is in order and that is the task addressed by Forrester’s Ted Schadler with his report, Tablets in the Enterprise in 2011. Over 15 million iPads have been sold. I have seen many in action and my wife is about to get one.   

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What Is (A) Community?


under the heading “ Community Management Fundamentals – Where Do I Start?&# Worth while watching it through, for sure! Another must-read!

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My Notes from 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: Academic Keynote Panel

Portals and KM

Erik said there are over 1 billion searches on Google and you can access the aggregated data for free at Google Trends and other sources. The MIT Sloan Alumni Club of Boston, The MIT Center For Digital Business, SIM Boston and MIT ILP, are hosting the eight annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium today. Erik Brynjolfsson ,?Schussel

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My App Gap Posts for April 2011

Portals and KM

Zoho Adds More Apps to Google Apps Marketplace. Here are my AppGap posts for April. I am also writing in another Corante blog, FastForward (see right side bar for links), The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in.

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Google, Amazon - Whisple?

The Bumble Bee

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

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Paywall for and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

However, the first five items of content accessed via Google will be free each day, while (probably) just the first item via Facebook will be.

My Favorite Tweets for March 1 – 14 2011

Portals and KM

RT @ SylvieBokshorn : "Google’s Quest to Build a Better Boss" [link]. RT @ AshleyFriedlein : How we (Econsultancy) measure Twitter via Google Analytics [link] via @ Econsultancy. Web nominated for 2011 Nobel Peace prize - does that mean we all win? I spot tested the reduced shortened urls and they all should work. link].