Social bookmarking NPtech and NPK4dev

Joitske Hulsebosch

I read the chatnotes of a teleconference call on the community formed around the NPtech social bookmarking experience with Beth Kanter. I was interested in it because of our work with the NPk4dev tag (see feed in the sidebar of this blog).

The Business Case for Enterprise Social Bookmarking: $4.6 Million a Year in Cost Savings!


Indeed, social bookmarking / tagging! Not sure what you would think, but I strongly believe that social bookmarking and social tagging are still an important and rather critical part of a successful Enterprise 2.0 Like any other standard social bookmarking site.

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.

Social bookmarking - the next steps for the NPK4DEV tagging experiment

Joitske Hulsebosch

The three of us then continued to produce this video to explain the usefulness of social bookmarking for individuals and groups with a common interest. For instance npk4dev+blogging can make for a feed on blogging for development.

Technology: social bookmarking with

Joitske Hulsebosch

Kathleen Gilroy has posted a good and easy to follow webcast how to use the social bookmarking service,, for learning. It's a very clear explanation of the basics and stresses the function of social bookmarking as an intermediairy to find your way in the millions of blogs (and other sites) on the web. The Slackermanager blog posted the several habits of wildly successful

YouTube - Social Bookmarking in Plain English


Home Videos Shows Channels Community Upload Upload Video File Record from Webcam Watch this video in a new window Social Bookmarking in Plain English Advertisement Subscribe Unsubscribe leelefever August 07, 2007 ( more info ) ( less info ) Want to Subscribe? A short explanation of the features and benefits of Social Bookmarking sites like video comes in an unbranded "presentation quality" version that can be licensed for use in the.

10 Easy Ways to Improve Your Blog or Website

Online Social Networking

Like you, I typically visit many blogs and websites each day. I promised myself that I’d write up some suggestions for improving blogs and websites. We need to apply the 80/20 rule and focus on strategies and techniques that are easy to implement yet promise substantial benefits: Make Your Text Easier to Read - Some months ago, I noticed that my blog’s text wasn’t visually sharp enough. In a blog, you can even link to a tag, as I often do.

10 Types of Widgets for Your Blog or Website

Online Social Networking

Last week, in Website Widgets and Ads Raise Security and Privacy Issues , I shared my concerns about security and privacy issues connected with the use of widgets on a blog or other website. 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. They work on blogs, as well as other websites, and I like them very much.

"Let's take that online" -- Boston KM Forum

Endless Knots

Lovely day spent with the Boston KM Forum's "Leveraging Virtual Teams & Social Tools for Business Advantage: Blogs, Wikis, Twitter, et al. Next up, Suzanne Minassian who took us inside IBM's social media developments.

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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.

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.

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5 Ways to Continue Tagging

Joitske Hulsebosch

So here we go, January first, and I'm starting superfresh to read blogs and crossblog what I think is important (without thinking that it's a waste to pump around information). Marshall Kirkpatrick blogged about 5 ways you can fall in love with tagging again. Re-enforce your learning at the end of year The inspiration for this post came from social media aficionado Tim Bonnemann's practice of tagging all the words he looks up online with the tag "dictionary."

How You Too Can Bookmark with the Info Elite at the Business Exchange Site

Online Social Networking

Looking over my traffic stats several weeks ago, I was very surprised to notice that a single visitor had been referred to my blog by Business Week. I traced the visit back to Business Exchange , Bloomberg Business Week’s social bookmarking site “that helps professionals discover and organize information from across the Web… a great way to share content and find the most relevant news on business topics.&#.

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. We welcome Tim Wieringa as a guest blogger to Green Chameleon.

Blogging for knowledge workers: personal networking


This is an English draft for the second of two articles I wrote on blogging for Dutch magazine Informatie Professional (the first one – Blogging for knowledge workers: incubating ideas ). Practically everything from the study (including interview summaries ) is covered in my blog and Chapter 5. Bloggers talked about “explosion&# of their professional networks as a result of blogging and meeting people that they would not be likely to meet otherwise.

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! When my blog was new, I didn’t get any search engine traffic at all.

Technology: how to read blogs?

Joitske Hulsebosch

At the launch of the group blog on e-collaboration we got the request for a basic introduction to blog reading for people new to blogs. Together with Dorine Ruter , we worked on a writely document and I was able to post the document directly to my blog.

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More on Enterprise Twittering & Dr. Vaine on Corporate Blogging

Green Chameleon

I recently discovered Mary Abraham’s blog, Above & Beyond KM , as we are going to be on a panel together. Mary also pointed me to this great video on blogging within the enterprise. It is on the Green Chameleon Blog, Dr. David Vaine on Corporate Blogging. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages

4+ Day Blog and Website Promotion Event and Social Media Party

Online Social Networking

To start off a year of greater collaboration and celebrate my 58th birthday, I’m hosting a unique four-day blog and web site promotion event and social media party on my Facebook fan page. What’s truly unique about this event is that I plan to check out every link posted on my page and comment, share the link, and submit it to social bookmarking sites , as I deem appropriate. It’s not necessary to have a blog or other website.

How to read blogs?

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

This is a post explaining how you can read blogs as a basic introduction for people who are new to reading blogs; you can read them every now and then, or systematically. How to read blogs? There are various ways to read a webblog ('blog') that you think is of interest to you.

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Here comes everybody

Ken Carroll

This includes online newspaper/magazines articles, blogs, forums, and more. Consider the role of blogs in this scenario. There are hundreds of thousands of specialist blogs on the web, many written by talented, insightful individuals, and leaders in their fields. When you find something of value, you simply bookmark it or include it in your reader where it becomes part of your learning network. Blogs aren’t lifeless databases of information.

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Ken Carroll on Learning " Blog Archive " Here comes everybody

Ken Carroll

This includes online newspaper/magazines articles, blogs, forums, and more. Consider the role of blogs in this scenario. There are hundreds of thousands of specialist blogs on the web, many written by talented, insightful individuals, and leaders in their fields. When you find something of value, you simply bookmark it or include it in your reader where it becomes part of your learning network. Blogs aren’t lifeless databases of information. Ken Carroll.

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If the US State Department Can Use Wikis and Blogs Effectively, So Can Your Organization ?

Green Chameleon

There continues to be much debate about whether and how to use social tools and social computing in organizations, and the effectiveness of open cultures and co-creation in order to foster innovation, flexibility, resiliency and responsiveness (see, for example, Bill Ives’ recent post titled The Next Step In Open Innovation From McKinsey ). The eDiplomacy office also supports internal blogs at the department.

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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 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #9


Week #9 of the series of My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week blog posts and here I am, once again, ready to share further along the next round of iOS Apps I would be recommending for this week. Refind : I have always been a huge fan of social bookmarking!

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My Fast Forward Posts for October 2009

Portals and KM

Here is the monthly listing of my Fast Forward blog posts. There is a separate category for these summaries in my right side column on this blog. Implementing Social Bookmarking at Océ. Forrester Includes Social Computing in Top 15 Technology Trends Enterprise Architects Should Watch. Is Social Media the New Cigarette? I find it helps me with an archive and hopefully is also useful to you.

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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. Best Practices Blogging Social Media and Social Networking Sites Web Marketing Get More Web Site Traffic increase website traffic

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Interview with a teacher making smart use of social media

Joitske Hulsebosch

What always strikes me in contact with teachers is that there is so much difference in their attitude towards social media. One teacher loves social media and widely experiments with various media, another says "it's not for me" and doesn't want to try anything. education social media

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7 Introductory resources into web2.0 tools

Joitske Hulsebosch

Wikis, weblogs, mashups, photosharing, mapping, social bookmarking. The commoncraft show with its series of videos on tools like blogging, wikis, social bookmarking, twitter. Tim Davies has developed some one page guides like this on social bookmarking. The top 100 social media blogged by Steve Dale If I really want to browse for tools (level 5 in overwhelminess) I go to: 5.

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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. Not only social media but search engine optimization , press releases , email marketing — and even advertising — all figure in my web strategy.

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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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. Comment SPAM - These are ads or links on your profile pages, blogs, forums or guest books.

Green Chameleon » Howard Rheingold Videos on Using Social Media

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Howard Rheingold Videos on Using Social Media Howard Rheingold is video-blogging how he uses social media. the second discusses how he “hunts and gathers&# information online via blogs and RSS; the third looks at how he stores his memories of what he finds through social bookmarking. By Nadejda Thanks for blogging the meet-up.

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Observing Sociality and Reality » Blog Archive » Tim on Etienne (Part III: Design for Learning)

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The dualities that need to be addressed in learning are: reification and participation (a duality to negotiate meaning): Social software make a great case for these design dimensions. reacted by rebranding its website as ‘the social music revolution’.

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. For further discussion about the control issue and the trade-offs, read How to Start a Blog Made Easy and Creating a Home for Your Blog. Choosing WordPress for Blogs.

Avoid Profile Potpourri

Collaborative Thinking

While initially identified as a social bookmark system for the enterprise (an "internal delicious"), the company has done a credible job of expanding the conversation beyond a tooling discussion. The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog: Putting the Social into Microsoft Outlook.

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Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All


Like I have mentioned yesterday, it’s been a few days already since I jumped the shark and joined the bunch of early adopters who have been hammering down, and taking for a spin, the latest iteration of Google to get social with Google Plus , right after Google Wave and Google Buzz.

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Will Tools Like Twitter Change the Ways We Work With Flows of Information and Knowledge ?

Green Chameleon

This is an edited version of a post I recently put up on the KMWorld 2008 blog (in blockquotes, below). The KMWorld 2008 conference was interesting (FAST had an exhibitor’s booth) and the contrast with last year in terms of the tangible interest in and take-up of social computing tools was evident. Here’s a summary of Stuart Henshall’s reflections on working with and in knowledge flows with the nascent micro-blogging.

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The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog: Three Ways to Double the Value of Your Social Software

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog A resource and viewpoint from Connectbeam on how social computing is changing the way we work. So how exactly does one “double the value” of social software? Multiple people jump on wikis, blogs, microblogging, etc.

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Getting started with enterprise social networking :: Blog :: Headshift

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Getting started with enterprise social networking Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking at the annual Online Information conference in London, filling for Richard Denison from BT who was otherwise engaged. I tried to stick roughly to the topic he had planned to cover, which was online social networking inside the enterprise. Getting Started with business social networking View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. Enterprise social computing (aka Enterprise 2.0)

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Social media in organizations: a reality check

Joitske Hulsebosch

You see level of exposure to social media slowly growing in these groups. There were already a number of people on Twitter and there was a fanatical gamer in the group, but the majority did not know what social media are. I had to explain what the word 'blogging' means.

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."

The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog: Forrester Reports that Corporate Social Networks will Augment Strategic HR Strategies

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog A resource and viewpoint from Connectbeam on how social computing is changing the way we work. Zach offers a number of useful HR related applications for social networking applications in the report. and social networking.

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