What are Social Bookmarking Sites?

Online Social Networking

I’m writing about social bookmarking sites because of comments on my Facebook page indicating that people could still be unfamiliar with social bookmarking. Social Bookmarking Sites Defined. Reasons for Social Bookmarking Sites.

10 Tips for Using Social Bookmarking Sites Effectively

Online Social Networking

To what extent do you benefit from social bookmarking sites in your social media projects? I myself only dabbled in social bookmarking until recently. Using Social Bookmarking Sites Effectively. My Favorite Social Bookmarking Sites.

How Amplify, Ping.fm and Posterous Help Spread the Word

Online Social Networking

Can social aggregation websites make life online easier? I wrote in Hubze is a New Business Site for Personal Branding and Social Media Aggregation that “the aggregation of social websites will be a major focus of 2010, as enabling technologies like semantic web come to the forefront.&#.

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10 Easy Ways to Improve Your Blog or Website

Online Social Networking

With a few tweaks here and there, they could enjoy much more traffic and appeal much more to their audience. Be Social - Adding a social dimension to your web presence makes you real and credible. Join all the major social networking sites , and let visitors know how they can connect with you. Use Social Bookmarking - Make your content easier to find and, as is the case with some social bookmarking sites , create quality links into your blog or website.

Do Free Web Sites Make Sense?

Online Social Networking

At the hub of your web presence and social media , you ought to have web sites or blog sites that you control, as I asserted in Not Ready for Social Media Marketing. Visit my About , Services , Media Buzz and Connect pages to learn about Building Your Audience and Brand on the Web.

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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. Social Networking - Social widgets encourage visitors to connect with you on Twitter , Facebook , BlogCatalog , MyBlogLog and other social bookmarking and social networking sites. How much do you know about website widgets?

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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IBM Images in 1975 – How Far Have We Come?

Green Chameleon

You can argue that using powerpoint in a session takes away from a more direct connection with the audience. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages What were you doing in 1975?

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Open Business – From Document-Centric to People-Centric Collaboration

Elsua

Lately, I have been thinking quite a bit around the topic of Social / Open Business Transformation. This is where the frontline of the battle is, not whether to choose Mac or PC but whether to respect your topic and your audience so highly as not to leave them to the mercy of power points.

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Portals or Content Service - The Future of Newspapers?

Green Chameleon

In some ways the imperative for online newspapers is deceptively obviousâ€"grow your audience and you grow your ad dollars. The goal is to grow their audience by providing the best service possible.

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Why Bad Things Happen to Good Content

Online Social Networking

Your follow-through might include email , social bookmarking sites , Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , Ning and other social networking sites. Visit my About , Services , Media Buzz and Connect pages to learn about Building Your Audience and Brand on the Web.

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IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson

Elsua

It was one of those great presentations that makes you think about the daily challenges we all face when confronting work and our own productivity and how by shifting gears and opening up to social tools, we may find plenty of solutions to the problems we face today.

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Gevril Group Launches Ambitious Social Media and Web Marketing Initiative

Online Social Networking

Mastering social media one bite at a time the past few years was an effective strategy for me, as the needs of my small number of clients were modest enough. A one-bite-at-a-time social media marketing approach for Gevril would be way too laid-back and totally unrealistic.

Australia EVENTS: Free Social Media seminars

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

SOCIAL MEDIA SEMINARS OVERVIEW : April 22nd 9:30- 1pm Innovation in Cross Platform content. We basically showed TV and film using social media in a really really extended way, including games and full collaboration. Social Media is a lot more than just people chatting about a viral video. There are a vast range of new free to use tools that enable rich and efficient collaboration for audiences and professionals alike. … not all are free, some are $60.

Networking Events on Facebook

Online Social Networking

Link-to or share this article on social bookmarking sites and the other social and business sites where you usually share content. Visit my About , Services , Media Buzz and Connect pages to learn about Building Your Audience and Brand on the Web.

5 Web Strategies that Paid Off in 2011

Online Social Networking

Leveraging numerous online and offline sources, such as SEO , social networking sites , social bookmarking sites , email , print ads and word-of-mouth, to generate a flood of targeted traffic to the company’s web content. Visit my About , Services , Media Buzz and Connect pages to learn about Building Your Audience and Brand on the Web.

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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.

Blog>> Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines

Green Chameleon

social bookmarking tools that classify websites and allow other users to share them. Again, we need to engage people in conversations; typical platforms are communities of practice, forums, and social networking tools. Examples: social networking platforms allow to publish a personal profile, exchange thoughts, and keep in touch with colleagues and friends. In many areas, the lecturer is capturing experiences from the audience.

My Top 10 Social Media Sites

Online Social Networking

My top social media sites aren’t particularly the social sites that receive the greatest number of visitors. They’re social media sites I find the most pleasurable to use and that fit in some way into my search and social strategy. My Top Social Media Sites.

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.

Melb Syd: social media marketing workshop

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

This is a hands-on computer based social media course that takes you step by step through how to set up, monitor and measure a social media marketing campaign. One of the Laurel’s popular classes for computer based social media marketing campaign. Workshop Description.

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Going Beyond Social Media

Online Social Networking

I would love to spend my entire workday blogging , social bookmarking and business networking. However, long ago I discovered that combining these activities with other outreach is both more efficient and more far reaching than relying on social media alone to build a web presence.

Can Media Sites Keep Up Their Garden Walls?

Green Chameleon

and MSN disrupt the relationship between sites and audiences, offering unfettered access to highly specific content from across the web. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

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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.

Social Behavior, Usage Patterns, and Adoption: My Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes

Portals and KM

This post covers the session, Social Behavior, Usage Patterns, and Adoption. Then he asked about where does social media work? Walton began by noting the large numbers of people they are hiring and added that social media can help onboard them.   Social media can help here also. Here is a post I did in 2005 of their efforts then (IBM’s Social Software Initiatives: Blogs, Wikis, Tagging, and More – Part Three- Internal Applications ).

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Awareness Report Shows Significant Rise in Enterprise Social Media - Will It Continue?

Green Chameleon

It shows that social media initiatives are on are increasing and continue to evolve. technologies with other enterprise systems, enabling greater participation from both internal and external audiences. Highlights include: Employers are starting to allow social media participation more freely in their organizations: The number of organizations that allow social networking for business purposes has increased dramatically to 69 percent in 2008 up from 37 percent last year.

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The Next Step in Open Innovation from McKinsey

Green Chameleon

The abstract says, "The Internet and new social-networking technologies are allowing companies and their customers to interact with unprecedented levels of richness. However, it think efforts like Cisco I-Prize that do not require undergoing the entrance requirements that Second Life requires, will reach a large audience. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

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Collaborating Externally with Your Customers: The Final Frontier of Enterprise 2.0

Elsua

is to reach further and beyond the corporate firewall and go where your customers are, and not necessarily on social tools like Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn, amongst several others. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computing

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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. Today, different tactics are necessary to connect with your target audience. Start by encouraging your website visitors and friends on social networking sites to follow you on Twitter. Ning social network - I’m sorry to report that Ning has morphed into a host of unrelated niche sites.

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Anti-Social Media Marketing

Online Social Networking

In this article I look at four kinds of social media SPAM , or anti-social media marketing as I sometimes call it. I also share several ideas for coping with social media SPAM. SPAM Messages - These are the unsolicited commercial messages sent to your Facebook inbox, appearing in your Twitter replies, or plaguing you on other social networking sites.

Best Practices for Business Social Networking Sites from Dotser

Green Chameleon

Many companies have started to use social networking. Others are starting their own social networking sites. Last week I spoke with Catherine Brown, Director of Business Social Networking at Dotster, a provider of internet businesses services, on best practices for business social networking. So what are best practices for setting up a business social network? Define other issues that match the audience profile and add that content.

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Twitter as Search Engine or Community Seed

Nancy White

This was interesting to me because I’m co-leading a short online workshop introducing social media in a global international development network. One application I try to show is Twitter as social listening.

What can development organizations do with Web2.0 tools?

Joitske Hulsebosch

And I'd almost forget the feeds from the social bookmarking site delicious. Examples I can think of are the CIARIS website on social inclusion. Helpalot is an example of building a site using social networking site ideas. Even though the World Bank has enough video capacity on their own site, they added a channel on youtube to reach out to a different audience. Some time ago, I compiled some examples of what you can do with web2.0

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McKinsey Web 2.0 Enterprise Research - Surprises?

Green Chameleon

One major datapoint is the ascendancy of social networking to the top of the E20 tool list, roughly at the same level of importance as blogs in most regions. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

NPR cancel Bryant Park Project - Can a hybrid work?

Green Chameleon

The show was seen as a Radio show with a strong social web element. As a web based show you can build the audience until you have enough momentum to add more radio. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

Neglected Stepchild of Social Media Marketing

Online Social Networking

You want to market on the web and take advantage of the vast potential of social media. Planning is not popular, which explains the all too common lack of direction and focus in social media work. Your Social Media Plan. Before you jump into social media, devise your social media marketing and PR plan. Here areas 16 key areas that might factor into your social media plan: Understand your business and objectives.

Green Chameleon » Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines

Green Chameleon

Examples: knowledge libraries in large corporations that allow global access to documents across departments and subsidiaries social bookmarking tools that classify websites and allow other users to share them search engines that are indexing vast collection of documents and websites Two: Collaboration Knowledge does not only exist in final documents, books, website, etc. In many areas, the lecturer is capturing experiences from the audience.

10 Ways to Promote Ning Networks

Online Social Networking

However, what if you’re interested in promoting a Ning social network itself? Network Content - Share your Ning network, your network’s groups and all your network’s content on social networking sites , such as Facebook and LinkedIn , and social bookmarking sites like StumbleUpon. Connectors and Influencers - Ask networking connectors and social media influencers to help by referring new members to your Ning network.

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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. I’m especially interested in hearing from other social marketers. Visit my About , Services , Media Buzz and Connect pages to learn about Building Your Audience and Brand on the Web.

The Role of Leaderboards in Online Communities

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

What are social network leaderboards? Sometimes when we have a list, we have a place to go - so leaderboards are in fact a social space. They give Twitter the appearance of a community that values popularity and the sheer size of your social network.

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Does Enterprise 2.0 Need to be ‘Governed’?

Green Chameleon

Ron Schmelzer added that “we’re moving towards an environment where computing is being highly decentralized, where we’re not relying IT to be a sole providers of capabilities, but rather were relying more on the audience to create the value of that content.&# Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

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Looking at Trends in the Online Customer Experience

Green Chameleon

On the other hand, 58% use online channels to share complaints or reviews such as: - On the company’s website (39%); - In an email to friends and family (23%); - On a ratings and reviews websites (16%); - On an online message board (8%); and, - On a blog and/or social network (7%). While non-online modes of communication are more popular, they may reach a more limited audience. Of course, you would also want to do this monitoring on a social networking site.

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