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Social Media Course – $176 – 13 June 2012 Sydney with @InforumGroup

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social Media Training June 2012. Wednesday 13 June 2012, 2pm-6pm. It’s a great half day instruction for beginners AND advanced.

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

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

And more interestingly, Google Plus is set to reach 400 million members during 2012. Google Plus Business Page training and computer workshop.

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JAC 2012 – Joint Alumni Conference Event Highlights


Yes, indeed, that has been the main ah-ha moment and massive wake-up call that I have been having while attending and presenting at JAC 2012.

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12 Random Acts of Social Media Kindness Campaigns: World Kindness Week 2012 RAK

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Twelve actually. Public(s) relations today means managing relationships with the public who are now media companies themselves. Literally. Bless.

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List of 12 Top Social Media Podcasts in 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Here is a list I came up with – you might have more social media podcasts to add to the list. If so, yell out. Audio version is also available.

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IBM Lotusphere and CONNECT 2012 – Here We Go Again! #ls12 #IBMConnect


Look forward to seeing you all at Lotusphere and IBM Connect 2012 … Oh and don’t be shy! Orlando, here we come! Are you ready?

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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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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Monday Morning Press Q&A

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year. Jeff Schick came up next.

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Social Media Training for February March 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

And more interestingly, Google Plus is set to reach 400 million members during 2012. Sydney 6 March 2012 More Information Here.

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TeachMeet SEN 2012


What's a TeachMeet? Events are framed by short talks and demos from people working within education - sharing practice that works. All sorts of things!

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Social Business for SMBs

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year. Ed Brill hosted the session.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

This is the first in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year. Good choice. Agreed.

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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. 2 years?

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Mobile, Bring Your Own Device

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year. These notes cover the Monday individual press session, Mobile, Bring Your Own Device, with Rob Ingram, Senior Manager, Mobile Communication Strategy, IBM. Now they are announcing extension to Connections.      

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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?

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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.

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Charlotte Dawson, Cyberbullies and Social Media Pot and Kettle

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I don’t support bullies online. So for what it’s worth here’s my view: 1. Social Media: Friend or Stranger? Pffft. Please. too true.

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


And all thanks to the State of the Net 2012 conference event , hosted in Trieste, Italy, by late June. And today has been no different.

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Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver


in general, and, although I’m still a strong believer in the whole movement (I even think we cannot longer go back and do something else. Not!),

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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.

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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

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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.

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Blog>> Orchestrating the Intranet for Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

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

Dear Social Business Evangelist, Where Art Thou?


They were optimists, outrageous , somewhat heretic , true rebels at work , free radicals to some extent. Perhaps even a bit of hippie 2.0 Remember?

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Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary


Would love to read them as a lovely trip down the memory lane for what we experienced during the course of 2011 and perhaps still into 2012!

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40-Hour Work Week – The Magic of Sustainable Growth


Are you prepared to be challenged, too, about your core work beliefs? Really? Are you sure? I mean, are you really sure? Specially, at work. Whoahh!

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Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning


What else? How unfortunate! I am finding it all rather fascinating, to say the least!, And yet, we all know that we just can’t do that.

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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.

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Results from 2012 SharePoint Study: Value is a Work in Progress

Portals and KM

Vizit , maker of SharePoint. collaboration and search tools, recently conducted a study: SharePoint Study: Insights into Content Use and Collaboration. There were 1100 participants who were responsible for SharePoint in their organizations. I thank my friend Marc Anderson for pointing it out. The key findings include the following.  

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Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers


And the more you do of that, the much better off for the business. Never mind the community facilitators. They never have. . etc. . Yet another time.

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Listing of Mary Abraham’s KM World 2012 Notes

Portals and KM

She attended the 2012 KM World conference and produced a very impressive and useful series of session notes.  My friend, Mary Abraham, writes the great blog, Above and Beyond KM.   I am listing them below for my reference and to share with you. Enjoy. John Seely Brown: The Entrepreneurial Learner#KMWorld. Are Intranets Social?

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List of 8 Social Media Anti Advertising Ads

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

click to see the secret anti ad. Consumers Make (Parody) Ads Too. If you want more information try: Wikipedia – Parody Advertisements. GetUp!

Snap Bird – Experimenting with Curation of Live Tweeting at Conference Events


Live Tweeting Highlights from #E20s Event, Paris, February 2012. . Live Tweeting Highlights from #e20biz Event, Seville, May 2012. .

12 Ways to DO and NOT DO a Social Media Press Release – MSF Medecins Sans Frontieres

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The only “social” part is to please please please blog about it, tugging on For A Good Cause™ heartstrings. So, hey! Do me a favour?

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Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die


Martin Varsavsky (@martinvars) August 18, 2012. . Sadly. . Not anymore. And here is why… . WOW, boy, did we have a good blast?!? For sure!

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Open Educational Resources and Pedagogy

Jenny Connected

Dave White’s presentation to FSLT12 yesterday included a number of thought-provoking ideas. But this week’s talk took a different focus.

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The five major theories of how people "learn": a synopsis

The Bumble Bee

Carlton also identifies different computer games founded on each theory. Behaviourist. Cognitivist. Constructivist. Experiential. Behaviourism.

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Reflections from 2011 – Is Employee Engagement Still a Myth?


Probably, because we are not done with it yet, but, most possibly, because we need to shift gears with it. Quite the opposite. Indeed, that simple!

Social Business, Where Do You Stand?


Muhammad Yunus ), since things are not going much better either in that space, as the true intentions from most organizations are starting to show up.

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Social Networking and Going Back to Basics


In “ Is Social Media Becoming a Vast Wasteland? Pinterest anyone? I wish it were up to me but it is not. It’s up to us to make it change.

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