Lance Armstrong and a tweeted Social Media Press Release

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Instead he used his blog as a social media press release site and then used Twitter as a distribution channel for that press release to amazing effect. See what I mean about a social media press release – online, accessible, TWEETABLE.

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Digital literacies 3: Book giveaway

e-Moderation Station

This month (April), we’re giving away four copies of our hot-off-the-press book Digital Literacies , written by Gavin Dudeney, Mark Pegrum and myself. Catch the fourth and final giveaway: Digital Literacies Book giveaway 4.

Trending Sources

Blog>> Origins Gets Press

Green Chameleon

If you haven’t booked your place yet, time is running out The Straits Times today had a double page spread on the Origins Conference and its parent, the Singapore International Storytelling Festival. Some interesting quotes from our speakers that have me looking forward to the event even more.

An electronic edition is in press

Digital Habitats

“In press&# as in “in the works&# not in a printing press. It turns out that all those tables and pictures that make the book a useful handbook present some special challenges when publishing it in an electronic format.

An electronic edition is in press

Digital Habitats

“In press” as in “in the works” not in a printing press. It turns out that all those tables and pictures that make the book a useful handbook present some special challenges when publishing it in an electronic format. One change that the electronic format will require is that the 40 illustrative stories or vignettes that are shown in the book as floating text boxes won’t float on a page but will show up between paragraphs.

The hidden wealth of nations: book review


ISBN 978-0745648026, published by Polity Press, 2010 (£13.66 So when a review copy of Halpern’s latest book found its way into my mailbox, I could only look forward to Christmas for some quiet reading time. The final theme covered in the book deals with power and governance.

Nice Press for AppGap on Future Changes

Portals and KM

Stewart Mader, the author of Future Changes blog is also the author of the books Wikipatterns and Using Wiki in Education. Future Changes has a series on blogs to watch in 2009. One was the AppGap , the group blog I am pleased to be involved with. The post said that AppGap is: “A blog about the future of work and the role new tools play in addressing age-old problems. It’s sponsored by Intuit and built by an excellent little company called Beeline Labs.

Liberating Voices book published

Making CommunitySense

A selection of patterns , including the Thinking Communities Pattern , has now been edited and published as a book by The MIT Press (ISBN 0-262-69366-6). See also the book flyer. I believe that this book is particularly relevant at this time in history.

New Book Coming: User Adoption Strategies (2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

a book. Seamless Teamwork , my first book, published by Microsoft Press. Chapter 6 of SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration , my second book. And now a book dedicated to the topic. A couple of notes: - The focus of the book is not limited to SharePoint.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Media Press Release - Is There Such A Thing?

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Thinking In Terms of "Literacy" | Main | Recommended Reading: HBR Working Papers » January 31, 2008 Social Media Press Release - Is There Such A Thing? Im still absorbing this trend - sometimes I feel like it if walks like a duck, quacks like a duck - its a duck (YAPR "yet another press release"). Tagging Community Book Roll Robert L.

Press 1 if you want us to treat you like a machine; Press 2 if you want to be treated like a human being

Governance in a Networked World

A number of years ago a wrote an article entitled "Re-humanising the Corporation" as a parody of the more famous "Re-engineering the Corporation" book which launched the business process re-engineering movement. why is the "press 8 if you want to talk to a person" always the last option!).

My Next Book: Doing Business with IBM Connections 4

Michael Sampson - Currents

I wanted a book to give to my clients who were investigating the possibilities of IBM Connections in their work, but since there is only one book available on Connections, and that a more technical treatise on Lotus Connections 2.5 Therefore, as you do, I wrote for my clients the book I had been hoping to find. ". It's a book for business users, not the technical folks in IT. The book has 10 core chapters, each focused on one of the major collaboration scenarios.

Bucky's foreword to "The Networking Book"

Endless Knots

We asked Bucky if he'd write this for our first book, Networking , but it came too late for that press run. So we saved it and were thrilled to have a place for it in this book.

Online Community Books – Amazon Bookshop on WordPress

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

By adding an Amazon Bookshop to WordPress I can earn a little money, recommend some cool books and look rather groovy. AND gives you a bunch of Online Community books you may enjoy… I’ve added an Online Communities Books bookshop to this here blog. It was actually harder than it should’ve been – but one very cool thing is that you never have to leave the blog to buy the book. I only put nine books on the list – are there any missing?

Lindy Hess changed our lives and so many others

Endless Knots

About nine months earlier, Jeff Stamps and I had sold Networking , our first joint book to Methuen, the British publisher, which was starting up an American list (for the publishing historians, Fred Jordan, for many years of Grove Press, was the publisher of this effort).

Wiley: books, royalties, dust-ups, etc.from a Wiley author

Endless Knots

Facts: In March, 2010, Wiley and Bloomberg announced a new line, "Bloomberg Press, a Wiley imprint," naming Wiley as the new global publisher and distributor of Bloomberg's books. Of course, like all authors, we've had our share of complaints but what author can really gripe about receiving regular royalties on a book with multiple translations that came out ten years ago ( Virtual Teams )?  Tags: Books Publishing

Acquaintances: book review


Maidenhead, Open University Press. Although the book is not based on any fresh research, the objectives are fully achieved in what is a very readable text, refreshingly illustrated with personal anecdote in an easy-going style. Morgan, D. 2009).

SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration: Michael's Second Book

Michael Sampson - Currents

The first was Seamless Teamwork , my book published by Microsoft Press about how business teams can use SharePoint for collaboration. it's a second book called SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration. This book takes everything that I teach in my SharePoint Roadmap workshop -- about using the collaboration capabilities of SharePoint -- and makes it very accessible in book format. ". the book goes to the printer early next week.

Scrumban Book Published Extend Your Agile Teams

Evolving Web

We are pleased to announce the first Modus Cooperandi Press book: Scrumban - Essays on Kanban Systems for Lean Software Development by Corey Ladas Is published and ready for order. 177 Technorati Tags: corey ladas , scrumban , modus cooperandi press , scrum , lean , lean software engineering , agile

New Book Coverage: Interviews, Reviews, Conference Mentions and More!

Managing Communities

It’s been a few months since I posted a book related press recap, so I wanted to highlight all of the great mentions that the book has received in that time. Tags: Managing Online Forums (Book) Press There were new reviews from Martin Reed of Community Spark, Des Walsh, Jessica Smith of Jessica Knows, Kare Anderson of Moving From Me to [.].

I'm not attending the Microsoft SharePoint Conference. but my book is

Michael Sampson - Currents

But, thanks to Quest Software, my book -- SharePoint Roadmap -- will be there! As you'll see from this Quest press release , Quest took me up on the offer a few months ago. while I can't attend the conference, you can get an autographed copy of my book at the Quest booth. Tags: Michael's Books SharePoint As I said recently, I can't attend the Microsoft SharePoint Conference next week. Would love to be there, but it didn't work out.

Book Review: The Moral Imagination – The Art and Soul of Building Peace

Viv Mcwaters

A couple of months went by and it was time to order some books from Amazon. The books arrived last week. This was the third book in the pile I picked up. So it was with no great expectation that I finally picked up Lederach’s book on Saturday afternoon.

Book Review: ‘The Element’ by Sir Ken Robinson

Viv Mcwaters

Heather Davis and I got together and wrote this book review of The Element: how finding your passion changes everything by Sir Ken Robinson, with Lou Aronica, 2009. This book was mentioned in and follows on from Sir Ken Robinson’s 2006 TED Talk “Do schools kill creativity?” This book has been written in the same anecdotal style that Robinson used in his TED Talk which, transferred to the written word, is eminently readable as an extended essay.

Bloggers Are Not Journalists – But They Are Abducted, Imprisoned Tortured and Assassinated the Same #HowManyMore

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Note: I am NOT saying the Press don’t need to be protected – Australia currently rank 28th between Ghana and Suriname for our press “freedoms ” and we’re heading DOWN the list. A few weeks ago, Dr Avijit Roy, an atheist American blogger was attending a book fair in Dhaka. Media group Reporters Without Borders rated Bangladesh 146th among 180 countries in a ranking of press freedom last year.”

Book reviews on the neighbourhoods blog


In an experimental arrangement with Policy Press , we'll be publishing reviews of the following titles here over the next few months:   Searching for community: representation, power and action on an urban estate by Jeremy Brent Reviewed by Alison Gilchrist. Tags: Book reviews

South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive 2009 “Managing Online Forums” Book Reading Topic Selected: “The Art of Responding to Feedback From Your Community”

Managing Communities

A few weeks ago, I asked for feedback on my upcoming book reading/presentation at South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive 2009. Tags: Managing Online Forums (Book) Press In so many words, I wanted some thoughts on what I should talk about. Thanks so much to everyone who offered their thoughts, including Dave Taylor, Krist, Gwen, Wendy and others. After much consideration, I have [.].

New Book: “Online Marketing Inside Out” by Brandon Eley and Shayne Tilley

Managing Communities

SitePoint has a new book out called “Online Marketing Inside Out&# and it’s special to me for a few reasons. Tags: Press Promoting Your Community First, it’s co-authored by my good friend Brandon Eley, who I’ve known for like 7 of 8 years. The other co-author is Shayne Tilley, who I have talked to many times and like a lot, [.].

Social Media Course – $176 – 13 June 2012 Sydney with @InforumGroup

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

You’ll see how to build a social media monitoring dashboard, set up social media press release site, learn the difference between a 9 step social media strategy, a 5 step campaign and so on. Book social media course. BOOK NOW.

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Crafting Research

Jenny Connected

Oberon Books. Oxford University Press. This seminar that I attended last week on crafting research was very interesting.

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Buddy Press Turns Wordpress Into Social Network - Covering All That's Social All the Web

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Friendster Beats Facebook to the Punch » Buddy Press Turns Wordpress Into Social Network Posted by Nick ONeill on November 10th, 2007 9:22 PM I have been working on a way to integrate social networking into the Social Times website. According to the Buddy Press website, “BuddyPress will completely transform a vanilla installation of Wordpress MU into a fully functional social network platform.&# I cannot wait for the new Buddy Press plugins are released.

The Divided Brain: A four day course with Iain McGilchrist

Jenny Connected

It took Iain 20 years to research and write his now acclaimed book…. Yale University Press. That approach didn’t work, but it did lead him to write a 1236 page draft outline for the book! Ultimately a good friend read the draft and helped him to shape the book.

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Driving “Active Usage” of Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

For almost a decade I have been working in the user adoption area, with numerous blog posts, conference talks and keynotes, client-internal and public workshops, consulting projects, and multiple books the result. On my Twelve Bullets Points page, you can see my work to date in this area, under Apply Intentional Energy to the Process of User Adoption.

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An Introduction to the Divided Brain – Part 1

Jenny Connected

The focus of the course was Iain McGilchrist’s work on The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World, which he explores in his book The Master and his Emissary. Iain talks fast and like his book the content of his talk is densely packed. Yale University Press.

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Sydney Social Media Course – 3 Days with Laptop

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social Media Press Releases & Media Rooms for Bloggers and Twitterers, Social Media Campaign vs Strategy vs Tactics: Facebook Pages and Google Plus for Business and Twitter Tools including Measurement and Monitoring. SYDNEY: Please note these are SMALL classes and book out very quickly.

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But I can’t draw… Cancel that thought!

Full Circle Associates

Under McLaughlin’s masterful guidance, we come to recognize that, in fact, the drawings in this book exhibit extraordinary intelligence of observation. Houghton Library Studies 4, Houghton Library of the Harvard Library and Peabody Museum Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

The Divided Brain and the Power of ‘No’

Jenny Connected

This has also been written about by John Kay in his book Obliquity : Why our goals are best achieved indirectly. Profile Books. Yale University Press. MIT Press. Monday 23rd March am. This is the penultimate (or that is the plan!)

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The Rhizome as a Metaphor for Learning in a MOOC

Jenny Connected

The concept of the rhizome as a metaphor for thinking (note ‘thinking’ – not ‘learning or teaching’) was developed in their book ‘A Thousand Plateaus’, which they published in 1980. University of Minnesota Press.).

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Exploring the Divided Brain – a 4 day course with Iain McGilchrist. Day 1 (am)

Jenny Connected

This is a mind/body problem and it was questions like these, together with further study in medicine and psychiatry and a particular interest in what happens to patients with right hemisphere damage that led Iain to spend 17 years writing his world acclaimed book, T he Master and his Emissary.

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Paywall for and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

There’ll be flexibility on how much locked content there will be based, in part, on how subs are going at the time and how much advertising is booked. Why invite Bloggers to a Press briefing? Or putting out a Press Release on How Press Releases Are No Longer Effective.

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Where You Can Find Me, The A Team and the SitePoint Podcast During BlogWorld & New Media Expo 2010

Managing Communities

Tags: Managing Online Forums (Book) Press