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. She was named in 2012 by Forbes magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, and Marketing Magazine named her “Head of Industry, Social Media.”


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. And more interestingly, Google Plus is set to reach 400 million members during 2012. Online Ticketing for Google Plus for Business – Sydney Social Media – 27 June 2012 powered by Eventbrite.


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. Luis Suarez Live Tweeting Highlights from #jac12 Event, Zurich, September 2012 from Luis Suarez.


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

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The best social media campaigns in communities and social networks often arise out of Rituals (Christmas, Football Grand Finals) or Rites of Passage (Weddings, Births).


List of 12 Top Social Media Podcasts in 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Do you want to know the best social media podcasts for you or just want to increase your podcast listening around Facebook, Twitter, social media, online communities and so on? Here is a list I came up with – you might have more social media podcasts to add to the list. If so, yell out.


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


Of course, I am talking about the IBM Lotusphere 2012 event , which this time around, also comes along with the second edition of the CONNECT 2012 event. Look forward to seeing you all at Lotusphere and IBM Connect 2012 … Oh and don’t be shy!


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. Engagement & Collaboration Permeability & Networks Social Media & Information Technology Stakeholder Ownership and Accountability CarPoint Flickr Google Klout knowledge graph market research semantic web


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.


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. Sydney 6 March 2012 More Information Here.


TeachMeet SEN 2012


I'm very excited to be organising TeachMeet SEN 2012 - or TMSEN12 , a meetup talking place later this month on Saturday 28th of January , in Leicester's lovely Phoenix Square.


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. It covers “Social Business for SMBs,” (Speakers: IBM Clients - The Law Offices of LaVan & Neidenberg, Czarnowski, and others). Ed Brill hosted the session.


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.


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. Search Engine Optimization has been hijacked by your friends and family (Social Media Optimization) and that’s a good thing.


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. Rob said there are three parts to IBM’s mobile strategy: collaboration for end users, mobile apps for consumer Web sites, and security and device management including such issues as VoIP. 


Why Do I Share My Knowledge?


A couple of days ago, one of my favourite Enterprise 2.0


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. Despite its many problems, Klout not only symbolizes the growing importance of influence in marketing, but the increasingly permeable nature of the firm.


Charlotte Dawson, Cyberbullies and Social Media Pot and Kettle

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I don’t support bullies online. I’ve had enough death threats as an online community manager to have experienced all the different emotions – fear, anger, frustration, impotence and boredom.


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.


Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver



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. I thought I would repay the compliment by listing in order of Influence, the top 500 Australian Journalists by influence in social media.


Social Business – Where Bosses and Managers Become Servant Leaders


In the past we have talked a couple of times about the undeniable impact that social networking (for business) is having in traditional management and thought leadership by helping reshape and redefine some of their various long time existing conceptions.


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. Therefore when we invent anything, we wish to guard that thing. We are protectors of our territory. Even when there clearly is neither threat nor territory.


Blog>> Orchestrating the Intranet for Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

Patrick’s taxonomy development infographic has sparked off a little friendly competition in the office. The infographic you see above is my attempt at explaining the different pieces of an intranet puzzle that KM practitioners may have to deal with, and how they all fit together.


Being Better: Strategic Leadership for Business Ecosystems

Partnering Resources

Adaptive Business Ecosystems. Image from the Alliance for Business Innovation. If you live in a regulated monopoly, feel free to skip this post and go play golf. For the rest of you, here’s something important that you probably need to hear again: Today’s successes are not individual successes.


Dear Social Business Evangelist, Where Art Thou?


There used to be a time when social business evangelists were perceived, mainly, as disruptors, to a certain degree, of any given status quo within the corporate environment out there at large. They were optimists, outrageous , somewhat heretic , true rebels at work , free radicals to some extent.


Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary


Mark your calendars, folks, for December 12th 2012 ( 12/12/12 , for short), because we will be having the second “ No Email Day ” in a row and that, basically, means that we have got less than 12 months to take back control of our inboxes and start thinking outside the inbox a bit more!


40-Hour Work Week – The Magic of Sustainable Growth


I am not sure what you folks would think about those two quotes, but I fear that she has described, tremendously well, and rather accurately, how the business world operates today, in 2012!!,


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. But how does one do that? How does one build a community that will give money to a project?


Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning


it’s been a long while since last time that I participated on a Blog Carnival, specially around the topic of Collaboration, Knowledge Sharing and Learning.


Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers



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. Less than 50% of SharePoint content is actively used each month. Yet 41% of organizations store over 100,000 documents in SharePoint.


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. What happens when the consumer fights back against the advertiser (using social media channels)? Now that the customer has access to most of the same channels as companies, what happens when they decide to create anti-ads?


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. Lt Col David Sanchez Keynote:Aligning Corporate Information Governance and Content#KMWorld. Are Intranets Social? KMWorld #KMW12.


Networking for Introverts: A Starter List of Tips & Techniques

Partnering Resources

Introvert v. Extrovert. Image by Jeff Wysaski. I recently wrote about how we need to rethink networking : what it is and why we do it. I confessed that I am, in fact, an introvert and that I force myself to get through large-scale, cocktail-style, traditional networking events.


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


And since I have uploaded them to Slideshare already, here you have got the embedded codes for each and everyone of them, with an opportunity as well to download the along, as you may see fit: Live Tweeting Highlights from #melcrumDCS Event, London, March 2012. .


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

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy


Open Educational Resources and Pedagogy

Jenny Connected

Dave White’s presentation to FSLT12 yesterday included a number of thought-provoking ideas. In the past I have heard Dave speak a number of times about ‘Visitors and Residents’ in the online environment.


Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die


Martin Varsavsky (@martinvars) August 18, 2012. .


Reflections from 2011 – Is Employee Engagement Still a Myth?



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

The Bumble Bee

Carlton Reeve has written an excellent series of five articles in Play with Learning which compares and contrasts the 5 main theories of learning ( Behaviourism, Cognitivism, Constructivist, Experientialism and Social Learning ) which underpin personal learning.