Good Presentations Matter to Rock an Audience


How to Rock an Audience: from stage fright to stage presence from Tara Hunt. Thanks ever much, Ned, Tara and Ze for showing and demonstrating how good presentations to rock an audience with a touch of humor and wit do matter after all.

NPR is Expanding its Traditional Media Audience Through Social Media

Portals and KM

He said that NPR is trying to attract an younger audience and has succeeded “ not because of a content shift but because they made it easier for a younger audience to connect to content on their terms! Rob Paterson recently posted on: It's not the content but the connection that counts - NPR Rocks.

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Social Media: Social TV and building audience communities online

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

This is a presentation I gave to one of my favourite Australian television stations: Social Media And Building Tv Audiences Communities. I talked about social media evolution – we started with blogs as a one-to-many channel but they didn’t come with in built audiences.

Bioteams: Turning Audiences into Communities

The Bumble Bee

I was delighted to speak on "Bioteams: Turning Audiences into Communities" to a lively audience in Brighton (UK) at an event "New Frontiers in Social Media" organised by Use8 - The User Experience Society.

Technology: blogging and audience

Joitske Hulsebosch

In the blogging discussion that I mentioned before, someone talked about obsession with audience and statistics. Though I still blog in the first place to digest what I read and observe, and enjoy the photo and video part, which is more creative, I start to become more conscious of audience.

Workstreamer Enables Web Listening for a Broader Audience

Portals and KM

There are a number of ways to monitor the web to see what and how you and others are doing. Many of these require more configuration than the average business user is willing to engage in.

Filtrbox Offers Market Intelligence for a Broad Audience

Portals and KM

Here is another cross post from AppGap on a tool I have started to use. I last spoke to Ari Newman, CEO at Filtrbox shortly after their launch (see Create Web Monitoring Filters with Filtrbox ).

Ten Years of Learning -- ?Audience, Audience, Audience?


I was recently struck again by a decade-old lesson in Forum One's web strategy work: Organizations eagerly developing new web tools often skip the critical step of figuring out what their target audiences are actually interested in. The key is to envision outcomes and overall systems based on your own goals, but to craft details based on the specific interests of your highest priority audiences. Appealing to International Web Audiences.

Technology: knowing your audience (or at least the number of subscribers)

Joitske Hulsebosch

Sometime ago I showed Sarah Cummings how to create a bloglines account to keep track of new blogposts and added my own blog to her account. I noticed the number of subscribers which are visible in bloglines to my blog did not go up though.

5 Tools for Measuring Online Performance


Influence Audience Research Tools & SoftwareOrganizations that invest substantially in digital communications have an obligation to track their success. Success is best measured in terms of progress toward one’s objectives.

Qatar Interview Series: Learn How Mada is Leading the Way in Global Web Accessibility Standards


Influence Audience Research Communication Tips & Trends Tools & SoftwareWelcome to the first of our ongoing interview series on organizations in Qatar that are doing great things in the online space. Qatar is deeply invested in the innovation of information technology, and eager to see its citizens adopt new tools and resources as they become available in the global arena.

Sydney, Australia – Facebook Course June 2017

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Facebook Optimisation (FBO) Developing Content that works with the Facebook Algorithm (FBO) ensuring it is seen and engaged with by Preferred Audience, Lookalike Audience and target Social Graph?

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Using a Virtual World for Multiple Audiences: Benefits & Challenges

Leading Virtually

Three of the panelists were at the Academy of Management meeting and presented to a live audience there. The slides, and the SL meeting room/avatars, were broadcast to the live audience through a projector. So, while the virtual world provided some opportunities for interaction, it did not fully integrate the two audiences. At the Academy of Management meeting earlier this month, I had the pleasure of assisting Dr. Ulrike Schultze in a session that she coordinated.

Public weblogs may serve internal audiences too


While confidential content must remain internal, it may be useful to share externally ideas that might attract responses from a wider audience. Lilia Efimova reflects on Public weblogs as a tool for (internal) knowledge management , suggesting that creating rigid divisions between the internal knowledge systems of organisations and external may not be helpful.

Meet your Audiences Online to Combat Noncommunicable Diseases


Much of the current conversation among the international health community is focused on noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). NCDs are medical conditions or diseases that are not spread by infection (e.g., lung disease or diabetes). The impact from these disease could be greatly reduced by healthier decision making. Social media and other online communication streams represent an opportunity to reach the public and supply them with concrete ways to avoid these diseases.

Facebook Course – Sydney Intensive September 2017 – Australia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Facebook Optimisation (FBO) Developing Content that works with the Facebook Algorithm (FBO) ensuring it is seen and engaged with by Preferred Audience, Lookalike Audience and target Social Graph? The 2 Day Facebook Course (Intermediate) is here again! With me!

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How 2nd Screen Apps killed off Television Advertising – Social Media TV

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

TV becomes the loss leader to the 2nd screen apps, as television stations hand over their audiences to Facebook, Twitter and Zeebox. But if TV continues to hand over their audiences directly to Twitter or 3rd party apps, they have abandoned their own audiences.

Dilemmas of Interorganizational Learning

Networking Action

In the latest issue of the Dutch-based , IOL is looked at from the perspective of the publication’s main audience: the non-profit development sector. A new publication pushes the boundaries of what is known about interorganizational learning (IOL).

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Onset Bay Blues Festival 2011 - Peter Parcek

Portals and KM

He got involved with the audience as well This is my sixth year in a row to attend the  Onset Bay Blues Festival. This was the best one yet. Peter Parcek is a excellent blues guitarist.  

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Are MOOCs immune to rigorous investigation?

Jenny Connected

We have decided on four research papers, which we hope will reach different audiences. Audience – Studies in Higher Education or BERJ. Audience – JIME or JCAL? Audience – IRRODL. Audience – BeJLT and Press release for ALT, HEA, SEDA, JISC ?

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Why I’m Buying Jay Baer’s New Book Even Before I Know The Title

Ken Carroll

And the audience doesn't give a spit about our reasons for acting. It’s less to do with how the tasks get done and more to do with why audiences act. The behavior of of your audiences online is driven primarily by fundamental instincts.

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Mary Poppins Online Community – Social Media Manager Leah Howard

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

We grabbed a drink, Vashti held the camera and we chatted on about Facebook, Twitter, audiences, story lines and the future of social entertainment.

Community Building Isn’t About Influencers

Managing Communities

People (companies) want other people, with big audiences, to talk about their stuff. photo credit: jurvetson I’ve been hearing the word influencer a lot lately. There is nothing wrong with that. Just don’t confuse your pursuit of influencers with community building. There is some overlap, sure, but if you focus on “influencers&# at the cost [.]. Managing the Community Thinking

Journalism that Matters – Day 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I would submit that there is such a game operating already, which facilitates and enhances the journalist/audience dynamic: fantasy football.

Instant guide to LinkedIn

The Bumble Bee

As an added-bonus also included is a similar guide to Facebook for the same audience! Previously Nadia Thompson had put together a short guide to LinkedIn for small businesses and independent consultants which has been very popular and we thought it would be useful to re-publish it here.

Green Chameleon » How to Plan a KM Communications Strategy

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about How to Plan a KM Communications Strategy This concept map catalogues all the elements of a KM communications strategy that we’ve found useful, with some ideas for messages, media and audiences.

Appreciating people who reach out: influencers revisited

Connectable Dots

Tags: Community OCTribe Online Community Social Networking audience social social software twitter virtual community

Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate


Even more to the point where not having any slides has started to feel like you are standing in front of a large audience naked, or, even worse!,

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The 1-minute guide to good conference presentations

e-Moderation Station

Good presenters… …pitch their talk at the audience. If the presenter is talking about blogs, they first find out who in the audience already blogs. Knowing who the audience is, is the first step. …grab the audience’s attention from the start.

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Green Chameleon » How to Plan a KM Communications Strategy

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about How to Plan a KM Communications Strategy This concept map catalogues all the elements of a KM communications strategy that we’ve found useful, with some ideas for messages, media and audiences.

Collaborative Thinking: Common Craft Adds Additional Videos

Collaborative Thinking

Nicely done and great for level-setting experience for an audience unfamiliar with social software.

7 Ways to Kill Your Presentation and How to Fix Them


The key thing though is whether we are all ready to absorb, change and adapt our presentation skills to make even better pitches to engage our audience(s), which, I guess, is what matters at the end of the day… But what happens when you inadvertently kill your own presentation without even knowing?

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User Adoption Strategies in June with Silverside

Michael Sampson - Currents

The workshop will be presented for two different audiences: – Wednesday June 10, for customers with IBM Connections, SmartCloud, and Sametime. In June I will be presenting the User Adoption Strategies Workshop twice in Rotterdam, in partnership with Silverside.

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Once Upon a Time … the Power of Storytelling for Business


I mean, how many times have we been attending a masterly presentation from a speaker only to find out that he / she has run out of time and we, the audience, don’t have a chance to engage, ask questions, share our key learnings, perhaps our very own stories, AND interact ?

Collaborative Thinking: Communication Context Still Requires Broadcast & Narrowcast

Collaborative Thinking

Broadcast techniques target mass audiences while narrowcast techniques target one or more segment of mass audiences where a segment can be as small as an individual user.

Teaching English with Technology – does it work? Part 1

e-Moderation Station

For a start, blogs provide students with a way to write for a real audience (e.g. The aim of this 6-week qualitative study was to investigate the effect of an online audience on the students’ writing process. Photo by Nico Cavallotto. Creative Commons license CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

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Social Media Strategy Course – Valentine’s Day Competition

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares SOCIAL MEDIA COURSE: How to do a social media strategy online course with homework and writing content calendars, setting goals, target audience and key influencers.

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Collaborative Thinking: From Star Power To Network Power

Collaborative Thinking

brand, community, customer relationship), the more focused social network sites that cater to a specific audience can deliver qualitative value to a social media strategy. Sounds simple - but organizations needs to take the time to observe and learn how to interact with the audience and become a participant of sorts to avoid being perceived as a traditional marketing campaign.

Collaborative Thinking: Bloggers Interview: Mike Rhodin, Lotusphere

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « The Value Of Being A "Generalist" | Main | XMPP and Microblogging (Twitter) » February 04, 2008 Bloggers Interview: Mike Rhodin, Lotusphere More and more, execs at tech events need to single out bloggers as a distinct audience in addition to traditional press, media and IT analysts.

Mongrel Media: When Corporate Comms hijacks Traditional and Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Stands to reason – the content and tone and underlying purpose has to be filtered for that audience. Not write or wrong, just matching content to channel/audience. Traditional media owns their own channel so companies need to buy attention of the audience.