8 Social Media Basics for 2010

Online Social Networking

I’ve bookmarked and skimmed a dozen or more articles that project the path of social media in 2010. Search Social Media 2010 on Google , and you’ll be able to compile your own social media 2010 reading list. If the information in all the articles isn’t sufficiently comprehensive, a list of 44+ social media books to buy and read can help fill the gaps. Search Engine Optimization - Social media and SEO complement each other.

10 Types of Widgets for Your Blog or Website

Online Social Networking

Today, I list 10 types of website widgets that can enhance your site: Community Building - I use both Google Friend Connect and Facebook fan page widgets here on Online Social Networking. Tracking - In addition to embedding Google Analytics internally on every page of this blog, I use Get Clicky , Alexa , Page Rank Checker , Website Grader and Flag Counter widgets to acquire a broad range of additional statistics. How much do you know about website widgets?

Fascinating Social Media and SEO Case Study

Online Social Networking

My strategies include search engine optimization , social bookmarking , business networking and email campaigns , as well. Initially, there was substantial traffic from social media, particularly StumbleUpon.

2010 Update on IBM Social Software Efforts: Part Two

Portals and KM

This is the second in a series on an IBM social media press event I attended last week following part one posted yesterday. Jeff Schick, VP social software, mentioned that IBM Research has done a study on the implications of using social and infusing collaboration into commerce experience.

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ZAAZ Hiring Community Managers

Web Social Architecture

Above all else, we need brand-savvy, social media literate, agency-experienced doers. Enact brand campaigns in social media. Promote content across social bookmarking and collaborative filtration engines. Experience interacting with customers through social media on behalf of brands. Broad and deep familiarity with social software and online community tools, including forums, discussion, blogs, ratings & reviews, IM, etc.

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Future of Social Business – Rest of the Story

Portals and KM

Charlie began by discussing what do you need to make social happen. Charlie said a major part of his role is to make it easy to integrate Lotus technology and add more social to apps.  Chris spoke about business analytics.

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ZAAZ Hiring Community Managers

Web Social Architecture

Above all else, we need brand-savvy, social media literate, agency-experienced doers. Enact brand campaigns in social media. Promote content across social bookmarking and collaborative filtration engines. Experience interacting with customers through social media on behalf of brands. Broad and deep familiarity with social software and online community tools, including forums, discussion, blogs, ratings & reviews, IM, etc.

An Enterprise Social Media Platform Feature List

Web Social Architecture

We did an internal exercise recently that produced a list of the advanced features we think are crucial for a successful enterprise social media platform. User data can provide the connective link among multiple social networking implementations (personal, business group). However, combined with analytics data using weighted algorithms quality becomes a more stable and useful metric that both users and business can trust.

A Certain Sentiment in the Air

Green Chameleon

Social media (including blogs, discussion groups, private emails, etc) and mainstream press (web pages, newswires, announcements, etc) are full of quirky, subtle cues about people's attitudes and opinions. Can machines understand the feelings expressed in text?

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10 Tips for Choosing a Social Media Consultant

Online Social Networking

I hesitate to write an article about choosing a social media consultant because of concerns about bias and my obvious conflict of interests. 1 - Walking the Walk - Many businesses know little about social media.

Collaborative Thinking: Augmenting Search Via Tags & Bookmarks

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Microsoft UC (OCS) Presentations and Demos | Main | Videos from ODC 2008 » February 22, 2008 Augmenting Search Via Tags & Bookmarks Worth reading (via ReadWriteWeb ): This leads to the big question: what will be the next big thing that substantially improves search quality? Meanwhile, social bookmarking sites like del.icio.us Can Social Bookmarking Improve Web Search?

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10 Keys to Building a Social Media and Web Presence

Online Social Networking

Seven years ago in November 2003, I began my online networking exploration on Ryze , a new social web site which was, along with LinkedIn , one of the first social networking and business networking sites. Building My Social Media and Web Presence.

My Top 10+ Blog Traffic Sources

Online Social Networking

In 8 Simple Ways to Penetrate Social Media Clutter , I recommended that you leverage multiple traffic sources. Based upon Google Analytics data pertaining to my recent blog visits, bounce rates and average time on site, I present my top 10 blog traffic sources along with some notes on each: Search engines such as Google , Yahoo! Start by encouraging your website visitors and friends on social networking sites to follow you on Twitter.

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Collaborative Thinking: Common Craft Adds Additional Videos

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Social Media & Pharmaceuticals | Main | Social Software Vendor Roundup » December 04, 2007 Common Craft Adds Additional Videos Blogs is the latest addition.

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Why WordPress? Plus List of My Top Dozen WordPress Plugins

Online Social Networking

In Website vs. Web Presence , I emphasize the role of social media in web marketing. Ultimate Google Analytics - In my opinion, the easiest way to incorporate Google Analytics in one’s blog. I’m especially interested in hearing from other social marketers.

Ten Reasons Why "Enterprise RSS" Has Failed To Become Mainstream

Collaborative Thinking

That said, I have always felt that feed syndication platforms constitute the backbone for social software/Enterprise 2.0 This space remains one of the most critical architectural areas for enterprise strategists - it touches on everything organizations are doing with blogs, wikis, tagging and social bookmarking systems, and social networking.

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Dion Hinchcliffe Enterprise 2.0 Conference Workshop – Part Two

Portals and KM

platforms; wikis, blogs, microblogging, mashups, online communities, social bookmarking, social networking and them went over the vendor space with examples of each category. It can also be adapted to implement many of the social emergent tools but usually requires some work. Dion went on to discuss the need to aggregate social data and not have silos. Also, social analytics is being implemented to take advantage of the transparency and make sense of it.

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Mashups: So Easy a Caveman Can Write Them?

Green Chameleon

Can Kathy in finance now build a front-end analytical application that will call up data from several different departments to help her prepare a new quarterly budget report? Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

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Enterprise 2.0 for an Enterprise of One – Part Two - Content Monitoring

Portals and KM

Techrigy is designed to address brand monitoring with a balance of comprehensive analytics, simplicity of use, and a modest price point. Here is my review on the AppGap - Techrigy Provides Comprehensive Social Media Monitoring. However, the unlimited version is only $10 a month and offers more analytics. Yasni.com is a German social search tool that does a nice breakdown of sources (e.g. It provides creative ideas around marketing and often goes into social media.

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Internet Evolution - The Big Report - Can Enterprise Social Networking Pay Off?

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Social media at the enterprise level should be no different. All social." vuuchon Can Enterprise Social Networking Pay Off? Reddit Email This Can Enterprise Social Networking Pay Off? Introduction Written by Andrew Conry-Murray 3/21/2009 3 comments 3 saves Login to Rate Bob Pearson is convinced that enterprise social networking software  blogs, wikis, social bookmarking, and the like  will transform the way Dell works.

Collaborative Thinking: PARC Forums: People & Social Technologies

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Enterprise-enabling Facebook | Main | Designing & Enabling Communities » December 19, 2007 PARC Forums: People & Social Technologies Both presentations are worth viewing. What I find interesting is that we are "telling old stories in new ways" with much of the narrative around social software. Who should lead and own the social strategy within an organization? -

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Collaborative Thinking: Social Software Vendor Roundup

Collaborative Thinking

Socialtext Traction Software TeamPage Twiki Open Source Social Bookmark Systems BEA Pathways Cogenz Connectbeam IBM Lotus Connections dogear component Scuttle Open source Feed Syndication Platforms Attensa KnowNow NewsGator Social Network & Community Sites Typically offer a mix of user profiles, blogs, wikis, social networking, etc. Our sales folks don't hear "we want a blog" or "we want a social network."

Why and How to SaaS – Jeff Kaplan at Serena Tag

Green Chameleon

Networked applications, subscription pricing, enhanced user experience, real-time analytics, continuous enhancements, self-provisioned dynamic toolkits, aggregated data and benchmark studies (within and across companies), encouragement of best practices, and new ideas. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages I just came back from covering the Serena Tag 2008 conference.

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Enterprise 2.0 Black Belt Workshop - Afternoon Part One - Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes

Portals and KM

Social software tools help document this activity so the natural leader can emerge. Here is where social software can be powerful with multiple channels.   The transparency in social software also helps sharing between communities. Next Ted Hopton, United Business Media, and Donna Cuomo, MITRE discussed metrics and analytics. A second example involved a social bookmarking tool. There was a lot of viewing of other’s bookmarks.

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Internet Evolution - The Big Report - Can Enterprise Social Networking Pay Off?

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Social media at the enterprise level should be no different. All social." vuuchon Can Enterprise Social Networking Pay Off? Reddit Email This Can Enterprise Social Networking Pay Off? Introduction Written by Andrew Conry-Murray 3/21/2009 3 comments 3 saves Login to Rate Bob Pearson is convinced that enterprise social networking software  blogs, wikis, social bookmarking, and the like  will transform the way Dell works.

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The AppGap» YoolinkPro Provides a Useful Combination of Social Media Features Designed for Enterprise Adoption - Web apps for work; reviews + commentary; Work 2.0, Web 2.0, Enterprise 2.0

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

About | Contributors | Contact us | Subscribe: via RSS , via Twitter YoolinkPro Provides a Useful Combination of Social Media Features Designed for Enterprise Adoption by Bill Ives February 17, 2010 at 8:45 am · Filed under Web 2.0 Who is using social media tools?

Instant Communities: List of companies that provide Web Collaboration Suites or Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Community

One of my most popular index lists is the list of companies that provide White Label Social Networking solutions , in fact there’s over 60 in that space. These tools may have social networking features, that’s optional, but should certainly scale to it.

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Collaborative Thinking: Tagging Beyond Content: Applications & People

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Microsoft "People Ready" = Lotus "Super Human Software" | Main | CIOTalk Radio Interview: Making Enterprise Portals Work! Tags (and related tools like social bookmarks) offer another option that has some interesting possibilities. account number, product information) to aid in locating and recalling what was tagged or bookmarked.

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Introducing Social Networking Tools and Social Networking Analysis to Business: What To Do

How to Save the World

September 27, 2007 Introducing Social Networking Tools and Social Networking Analysis to Business: What To Do I attended a meeting yesterday of a self-managed KM group facilitated by the Conference Board of Canada. SocialPublishing: Blogs, podcasts, social bookmarkers, photo journals,memediggers, product evaluators, personal diaries (FaceBook etc.):Again, Mindmaps: Used by quite a few organizations, but not really as a social networking tool.

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Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Social Media Strategy Planning & Measurement – What’s Working? With social media, however, strategy is a compass, not a map, because it is a fast changing territory. Social media, however, is like a river you swim in.

Social Media Targeting for People and Businesses

Online Social Networking

Social Media is Very Accessible. However, the new media such as blogging, video, online social networking and social bookmarking cost little or nothing to use and are as accessible to people and small businesses as they are to big corporations and direct marketers. Ineffective Use of Social Media. Marketers need to learn how to focus their social media efforts by applying rigorous standards and analytics to new media marketing campaigns.

What's New in Tomoye Communities 3.0

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Web Content Social Media Mobile Front Page All Topics CMS Lists Web CMS List Ent. Tools Better Web Content Social Media Trends Web Development Tips The Mobile Web ( see all topics ) Stay Informed Add Our RSS Feed Follow Us On Twitter Get Email Updates Get email updates: Whats New in Tomoye Communities 3.0 Social networking: Profile similar to a news feed, including feeds for personal, network, community and cross-community.

Portals and KM: eProject – Enterprise 2.0 Collaborative Business Applications

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The Business of Knowing The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog The Content Economy The Future of Communities Blog The Network Thinker The Obvious The Office Weblog The Parallaxview The Shed 2.0 Portals and KM This blog shares ideas and hopes to generate discussion on enterprise 2.0,

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Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

8apps.com - A mixture of social network and productivity applications. Family and Social Collaboration Cozi.com - Helps families organize and communicate in a web based method. Nexo is great for groups of all kinds, so you can include them in the family and social collaboration group as well. Currently especially interested in the use and development of social media. How Social Media is Changing the Late Night TV Landscape 2.

Endless Knots: "Getting to We"

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Web/Tech Weblogs Women Writing Yoga Feeds Technorati Add me to your TypePad People list Analytics « What disease is a cousin of yours? Endless Knots Recent Posts Local boy makes good.pickles and makes the NY Times "No texting at the taaaa-ble" or at Selectmen meetings Oldie but goodie: "CompuServes Intranet Forum" Boosting Productivity through Virtual Collaboration - webcast Light on Lumière Will someone please make me a sandwich.board?

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Social Networking More Popular Than Email

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The far-reaching study also explored a number of other trends within the social networking space. As has been reported elsewhere, Facebook’s fastest growth demographic is older users – the social network tacked on 12.4 MySpace remains the most profitable social network, generating an estimated $1 billion in revenue versus $300 million for Facebook in 2008. Well, I think that's very possible as social networking sites today are growing like mushrooms.

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Portals and KM: illumio – a Smart Content Filter that also offers Enhanced Collaboration and Content Sharing

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Business of Knowing The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog The Content Economy The Future of Communities Blog The Network Thinker The Obvious The Office Weblog The Parallaxview The Shed 2.0 Portals and KM This blog shares ideas and hopes to generate discussion on enterprise 2.0,

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IBM SJ 46-4 | A model for CIO-led innovation

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

In the following section we discuss four case studies: a social bookmarking service, a tool for managing remote meetings, an enterprise directory application, and an advanced instant messaging (IM) application. Figure 3 Dogear: A social bookmarking service The dogear function is a social bookmarking service developed by Jonathan Feinberg of the IBM Research Collaborative User Experience (CUE) group.

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Roll Your Own Social Network With Crowdvine

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Tech Gadgets Mobile Enterprise CrunchBase More Beta Invites Crunchies Elevator Pitches Gillmor Gang Podcasts TechCrunch50 TechCrunch UK TechCrunch France TechCrunch Japan About Advertise Archives Company Index Contact Jobs Twitter CrunchBar Email RSS Subscribe: Download the TechCrunch 2008 Year In Review » Roll Your Own Social Network With Crowdvine 28 Comments by Nick Gonzalez on June 8, 2007 Crowdvine is a hosted free white label social network application created by Tony Stubblebine.

Endless Knots: Teams of practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Web/Tech Weblogs Women Writing Yoga Feeds Technorati Add me to your TypePad People list Analytics « Make that 445! But their secondary purpose is learning, with perhaps a triple MOE, growth of team capability, development of individual expertise through social learning, and support of organizational learning through team problem solving, peer assists and best practice.

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