Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Networks and Autonomy How Connections “Wrap&# Our Engagement » Connections are Different than Relationships I used to use the words connection and relationship interchangeably.

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Thank you, Benoît Mandelbrot Keep Stretching… » Twitter is Not a Social Network That’s right, Twitter is not a social network. So, is Amazon a social network?

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Think ‘Network Structure’ not ‘Networking’ « Connect « Innovation Leadership Network

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Because as it is usually practiced, networking consists of going out and making a whole bunch of new connections, and then hoping that something good will come of them. It is much more productive to think about your position within the network as you create connections.

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

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and while I will be answering the first part over the course of time with the various blog entries I’m currently drafting along, I thought for today I’d focus on trying to answer the second part: how do I make sense of social networking tools today? Reeder : Of course, I still use RSS feeds.

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22 Business Networking Tips

Online Social Networking

I recently revealed my top 10 Tips for LinkedIn Social Networking and 16 Tips for Ning Social Networking. You and I both know that there’s much more to business networking than engaging on business networking sites. Business Networking Strategies.

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16 Tips for Ning Social Networking

Online Social Networking

Many Ning social networking sites are easier to navigate and operate than those of Facebook or LinkedIn. However, while mastering Ning’s features isn’t difficult, using Ning to network effectively can be. Small Business Network is the Ning site I created and run.

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Quantity vs. Quality in Business Networking

Online Social Networking

In making business networking connections, quality matters more than quantity, but only to a limited extent. Admittedly, 100 quality business connections are superior to 400 random ones. That’s how networking and prospecting work.

Accepting Friends on Facebook vs. LinkedIn Social Networking Sites

Online Social Networking

A Facebook friend recently asked about accepting friend requests on social networking sites , and I promised to discuss the matter. Facebook is a social website intended primarily for social networking. LinkedIn is a social website intended exclusively for business networking.

RSA - Connected Communities - How social networks power and sustain the Big Society

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In this report we argue for a new approach to community regeneration, based on an understanding of the importance of social networks, such an approach has the potential to bring about significant improvements in efforts to combat isolation and to support the development of resilient and empowered communities. We argue for a new approach to community regeneration, based on an understanding of the importance of social networks.

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Re-Inventing Collaboration: CRM as Social Technology

Alchemy of Change

To help throw a little more light on how we share social objects, let’s connect it to a piece I posted a few months back on “ Orders of Engagement.&# Twitter, Facebook and other social network services have mastered what it takes to scale all three orders of engagement with massive investments in technology. Once we networked our computers, this sharing turned digital. Social technologies change the way we collaborate.

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7 Key Issues to Consider Networking and Marketing Your Business on Facebook

Online Social Networking

Here are seven key issues to consider when networking and marketing your business on Facebook: Facebook profile pages are intended for networking with family and friends and not for business networking, and you can’t separate your personal and business networking on Facebook.

Enterprise RSS - RRW Readers Speak Out

Collaborative Thinking

Enterprise RSS. The consumption of Enterprise RSS feeds and the creation of the content in the feeds are both at fault here. There isn't enough 'good' information coming out of 'enterprise' RSS feeds and many people don't understand RSS (still). When it comes to RSS readers, we've got to look at the enterprise itself and ask the following questions: Does IT want users installing yet another software product? Do users see the value in the RSS feed?

Life With Alacrity: Dunbar Triage: Too Many Connections

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Venture Capitalist Jeff Nolan relates similar concerns: "It strikes me that the social networking theory holds that the more volume you have, the bigger your network will become by introducing degrees of separation roughly along the lines of Metcalfes Law.

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Most Popular Social Networking Sites for Business

Online Social Networking

Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , and the Ning family of social networking sites are the most popular social networks with wide business appeal. I have taken the time to position my self on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Ning, with approximately 1K, 33K, 3K and 2K connections on each network respectively, consistent with my online social networking strategy. Each social networking site is different. Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail.

Communities and Networks Connections

Governance in a Networked World

RSS feeds may help you make some sense of the blogsphere that is growing at Internet speed. have created a Communities and Networks Connections site to be officially launched Ferbrary 17th 2009 as a sort of meta-site for invited blogs addressing the topic. You can't help but think you might just have missed something out there that might really interest you. Nancy White and Co.

Build a Social Network Using Joomla! - Nettuts+

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Home Tutorials Articles Freebies Videos About Subscribe By RSS | Email | Other Home Tutorials Other Build a Social Network Using… Categories HTML & CSS Javascript & AJAX Other PHP Ruby Site Builds Tools & Tips Wordpress Build a Social Network Using Joomla! Apr 20th in Other by Rick Blalock Social network implementation has become a necessity for successful websites. Site Strategy So you want to start a social network with Joomla!

Can British cities learn from US ‘networked localism’? : RSA blogs

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

RSA BLOGS RSS FEED. Can British cities learn from US ‘networked localism’? This process has been dubbed ‘networked localism’. This raises obvious questions about the scope for networked cities in Britain. This is what the Northern Hub could achieve by fast tracking collaboration across the Pennines – a process that could make improving connectivity between these cities more important than speeding up links with London. Connect to the RSA. networks.

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Hierarchy and Network: Two Structures, One Organization - John Kotter - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

John Kotter Blogs John Kotter On: Leadership , Managing People , Change Management Hierarchy and Network: Two Structures, One Organization 1:01 PM Monday May 23, 2011 | Comments () Email Tweet This Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Print Almost all companies organize people in a hierarchy, and then run well known managerial processes (planning, budgeting, staffing, measuring, etc) with it.

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Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Climate Skeptic Monument Are You Tapping “Third-Order&# Engagement? It enrolls customers and partners in connecting your organization to additional customers and partners. The first examples appeared in the 1940s with the “ multi-level marketing &# or “network marketing&# strategies from companies like Avon and Tupperware.

Launch of communities and networks connections website

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Tony Karrer and Nancy White have been collaborating to make the communities and networks connection website which brings content from various places the web together on the topic of communities and networks. My blog will be part of the network of blogs feeding into the website.

Launch Day of Communities and Networks Connection

Nancy White

Connections make the world go round. I can’t learn and improve without the things I learn from my network and beyond. This requires some sort of “line of sight&# to that network. This isn’t a community, and not as loose and open as a network.

18 Articles Help You Master LinkedIn Strategy and Technique

Online Social Networking

The successful LinkedIn IPO last week seems to indicate that investors expect business networking and content curation giant LinkedIn to grow within its niche despite increasing Facebook domination of the social web. Social Networking: LinkedIn vs. Facebook.

Online Educa Berlin 2010 Keynote: Building Networked Learning Environments

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Many thanks everyone who came along and to all the people who came and talked to me or got in touch after my slot - I was really pleased that my topic struck a chord with so many and connected with work going on across the globe. Talking about networked learning made me reflect on how much my own practice and thinking benefits from the networks and communities I am part of, and the excellent friendships that have come about as a consequence over the years.

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Social Networking's New Global Footprint | Nielsen Wire

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

RSS Contact Us Consumer Health Media And Entertainment Online And Mobile Politics Sports Social Networking’s New Global Footprint March 9th, 2009 Posted in Global , Media And Entertainment , Nielsen News , Online And Mobile | 26 Comments Two-thirds of the world’s Internet population visit social networking or blogging sites, accounting for almost 10% of all internet time, according to a new Nielsen report “ Global Faces and Networked Places.&#

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Ten Reasons Your Corporate Social Network Should be an Innovation Social Network

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Innovation Management Products Customers Partners News Center Blog About Us The Leader In On-Demand Innovation Management Categories Current Affairs Innovation Tips Archives April 2009 March 2009 December 2008 Subscribe to our RSS Feed Ten Reasons Your Corporate Social Network Should be an Innovation Social Network Posted by Matthew Greeley at 10:48 AM, March 24, 2009 1.

Jive SBS Structure Best Practices, Part 1 » Connected

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Since many organizations are in the process of a cultural evolution about how they collaborate and network when they first implement Jive SBS, the best approach to structure involves a combination of emergent and prescribed.

Understanding the difference between Forums, Blogs, and Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Networks are like topic tables at a conference luncheon. Social networks allow members to organize around a person’s relationships or interests, rather that just focused on topic. I’ve been writing my business plan and explaining my own view on networking.

Benefits Of Enterprise Social Networks Align With CEO Priorities | Yammer Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Benefits Of Enterprise Social Networks Align With CEO Priorities. Tweet As enterprise social networking starts to gain wider acceptance across businesses of all sizes, the C-suite is realizing tremendous benefits from increased collaboration and better communication. Subscribe via RSS.

Why Google Sparks Matters

Alchemy of Change

In this post, I speculate on the island of Google Sparks, and how it ultimately connects with the rest of the Google landmass. Most of us who use Google Reader break our RSS feeds into various folders, and my guess is that most of these folders are organized by topics – just like Sparks.

The HBR List 2009 - How Social Networks Network Best - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Details How Social Networks Network Best by Alex Pentland The humble bee has much to teach us about the flow of information in our own organizations. In contrast, a richly connected network works best for integration and decision making, because it allows the individual to hear everyone else’s opinion about the expected return from each of the alternatives.

The Essence of Collaboration Is Selfishness - Gartner Blog Network

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A member of the Gartner Blog Network. 16 Comments » Category: social networks in government web 2.0 ” I’ve found knowledge networks inside and outside of the enterprise to be extremely useful for collaborative discovery, discussion and co-creation of services, products or insights, or the response to natural disasters. In a work environment, altruism is not a natural trait, and a collaboration endeavor must be connected to a personal purpose.

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Powerful Connections Touch the Soul

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Profits China’s Enlightened Billionaire » Powerful Connections Touch the Soul This is a talk I gave last night for Social Venture Partners Annual Meeting.

Comparing Collaboration and Social Networks - All Collaboration - allcollaboration.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

This key distinction leads to the manner and means of networking that that are indeed different. Sure enough, there is some overlap between the two types of networks but this is neither an imposing nor a driving fact. Social networking is different in objective and mechanics.

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3 More Social Media and Web Marketing Strategies for 2011

Online Social Networking

3 Key Social Media and Web Marketing Strategies for 2011 discussed the decline of open networking on Facebook , the revival of Ning networks and the continued relevance of websites and SEO in building your web presence. Online social networking was a “reasonable&# keyword term.

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Forwarding Is the New Networking - Tom Davenport - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Forwarding is the new networking. OK, its not really the new networking, since its been going on for more than a decade now. Smart networkers saw early on that forwarded email content was a way to nurture network relationships. Forwarding is the new networking.

Cisco WebEx Connect Questions

Collaborative Thinking

Predictions: WebEx Connect will need a strong IdM (Identity Management) play and will do so either through expanding what exists within PostPath or through an acquisition or a deep partnership. The cloud-based identity service will be key to expand on social networking aspects that will emerge around WebEx Connect. What about offline - does WebEx Connect implement Dojo Offline which is based on Google Gears? Social Networking & Identity.

Collaborative Thinking: Connectivity Scorecard

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Recommended Reading: HBR Working Papers | Main | Enterprises Not One Dimensional - Technology Not the Only Influence on the Future Enterprise » January 31, 2008 Connectivity Scorecard Innovation work commissioned by Nokia Siemens Networks.

List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Networking goes mainstream I was recently asked by a buddy to name off some social networking platforms that could be branded or changed as needed (that’s where that term ‘white label’ has come from). Web Crossing Social networking and collaboration suite.

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10 Tips for Making Facebook Business Friends

Online Social Networking

LinkedIn Connections - Do the same with LinkedIn networking connections who share an interest in your business niche. Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail. Visit my About , Services , Media Buzz and Connect pages to learn about Building Your Audience and Brand on the Web.

Harnessing the power of informal employee networks

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The article Harnessing the power of informal employee networks has been sent to the following recipients: Harnessing the power of informal employee networks Formalizing a company’s ad hoc peer groups can spur collaboration and unlock value. Exhibit 2: Informal networks often have members who play such crucial roles that their departure would disrupt the network. As networks widen and deepen, they can mobilize talent and knowledge across the enterprise.

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