Ripple: Social Network Influencers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The main thing for me was to chat with Affiliate marketers about how social networks pass information around. You don’t need a big social network yourself. But you need influencers that can carry your tweet, or blog link, or widget selling eBay stuff to another site and so on.

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10 Types of Widgets for Your Blog or Website

Online Social Networking

How much do you know about website widgets? 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. Use widgets from reputable sources and banner ads, too.&#. Subscription - I use RSS and NetworkedBlogs widgets, which are suitable for blogs, and I also use an email subscription widget that works with any website.

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How to Cope with Google Friend Connect’s Untimely Demise

Online Social Networking

In case you haven’t heard, “Friend Connect will be retired March 1, 2012,” says Google. This is not pleasant news for those websites that have sizable Google Friend Connect communities and whose community members have opted to receive newsletters from the site. Compared to Google Friend Connect, Google+ is a rather lame tool for staying in touch. Google Friend Connect newsletters permit direct community contact. Use the handy SHARE widget.

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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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Lotus Connections Widgets But Not OpenSocial

Collaborative Thinking

A variety of iWidget widgets available in the catalog - after you read the 5900+ word licensing agreement - it's pretty straight-forward. Also, in the Twitter widget -I read this, " When prompted provide your Twitter account information.This will be stored into Notes account preferences and will be a one time setting." Do you like the widgets that are available on Lotus Connections in the Greenhouse, like the Facebook, Flickr, MySpace and Twitter widgets?

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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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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.

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Where Your Web Strategy Ought to Begin

Online Social Networking

Social networking sites , such as Facebook and LinkedIn , are very useful and will likely figure in your online plans. However, the possibility that any given networking site will become unpopular, change its rules, cancel your membership, or even shut down entirely, renders such a website unsuitable as a hub and foundation for your web presence. Visit my About , Services , Media Buzz and Connect pages to learn about Building Your Audience and Brand on the Web.

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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.

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Collaborative Thinking: SproutBuilder: Making Widget Creation Easy

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Social Media: Sometimes Its All About The Contest | Main | YouTube + Digg + Obama = YouBama » January 31, 2008 SproutBuilder: Making Widget Creation Easy Interesting, if I have time later, Ill try playing with this: SproutBuilder is going to explode the world of widgets on the web. SproutBuilder lets you build very sophisticated, multi-page widgets with media, analytics and more.

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KickApps — User-Generated Video & Social Networking at Your Website

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Affiliate Sign In Contact Us | Blog | KickDeveloper | Solutions Technology Services Customers About Us Social Networking Comments & Ratings Widgets Blogs Photo & Video Sharing Message Boards Video Players Feed Manager powered by the KickApps Social Graph Engine ™ for Web Publishers About Applications | How it Works | Our Customers Social & Media Applications On Demand Use KickApps to power audience growth & engagement on your website.

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Website Widgets and Ads Raise Privacy Issues

Online Social Networking

Website widgets are commonplace in the world of social media. About 16 web widgets are currently used on this blog. However, don’t you ever question how safe web widgets really are? Why not assume that some online merchants and social networking sites do the same?

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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. Use the handy SHARE widget.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English " Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Connected Search Archives IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English Edit: I used to be the IBM Lotus Connections Technical Evangelist. I’m part of IBM Lotus Technical Sales, and it is my job to help folks understand what Lotus Connections is and how to use it well.

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7 Tips for Utilizing Blog and Website Widgets

Online Social Networking

Are you using website widgets effectively? I listed 10 Types of Widgets for Your Blog or Website. Now, I discuss strategies for employing widgets on your site. While using website widgets is not rocket science, here are some important concepts worth keeping in mind: Widgets Are Content - Recently, a Twitter connection told me he liked my content and use of widgets. Use web widgets from reputable sources and banner ads, too.&#.

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Jive SBS Structure Best Practices, Part 1 » Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Community

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.

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How Come I Can’t Tune Klout?

Alchemy of Change

For those of you who don’t know Klout , it’s a social media analytics company with a tool for measuring people’s influence on Twitter, Facebook and other social networks. People Power Social Networks Google influence Influence Tuner Klout

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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.

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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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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? Will Cisco deploy any Dojo widgets on top of Adobe AIR?

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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. Visit my About , Services , Media Buzz and Connect pages to learn about Building Your Audience and Brand on the Web. Use the handy SHARE widget.

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Facebook Page Events Rock

Online Social Networking

I have since organized other networking events on Facebook pages , including Books I’m Reading on the Purple Umpkin page and What I’m Grateful For on my Facebook page , that were modestly successful. Use the handy SHARE widget.

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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. Visit my About , Services , Media Buzz and Connect pages to learn about Building Your Audience and Brand on the Web. Use the handy SHARE widget.

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Top 10 Ways to Get Facebook Page Fans

Online Social Networking

Link to Your Page - Link to your Facebook page rather than your Facebook profile from all the social networking sites you join and from your blog site or other website. Visit my About , Services , Media Buzz and Connect pages to learn about Building Your Audience and Brand on the Web.

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How to Benefit from the New Facebook Groups

Online Social Networking

However, after ample testing and observation, I’m no longer worried about negative effects and have come to view the new Facebook groups as a viable business networking and content syndication tool. Reciprocity makes the networking world go around. Use the handy SHARE widget.

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Facebook Groups Revisited

Online Social Networking

Also, please don’t forget to subscribe to Online Social Networking and to “like” me on Facebook. Visit my About , Services , Media Buzz and Connect pages to learn about Building Your Audience and Brand on the Web. Use the handy SHARE widget.

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New Secret to Gaining Followers on Facebook

Online Social Networking

Visit my About , Services , Media Buzz and Connect pages to learn about Building Your Audience and Brand on the Web. Use the handy SHARE widget. I stated in How to Benefit from the New Facebook Groups that “you don’t need to lead a group in order to benefit from it.&#

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10 Tips for Inviting to Facebook Events

Online Social Networking

Visit my About , Services , Media Buzz and Connect pages to learn about Building Your Audience and Brand on the Web. Use the handy SHARE widget. All media have the tendency to become over-saturated with intrusive commercial messages.

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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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Can You Back Up Facebook Relationships?

Online Social Networking

I asked you, “How can you protect your interests by diverting or diversifying your networking and marketing efforts starting right now?&#. We might instead choose a Ning social network or a Ning group within a particular Ning social network , etc.

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Facebook Has Its Cake and Eats It

Online Social Networking

Visit my About , Services , Media Buzz and Connect pages to learn about Building Your Audience and Brand on the Web. Use the handy SHARE widget. Please prepare, dear reader, for a small dose of cynicism.

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Social Influence and the Impact of Klout API

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Klout is the social media measurement tool that measures influence – how many followers, how much interaction and the style of interaction that a person has in their personal or business social network. You can see the impact each CEO has on their networks.

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Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I certainly agree that Traditional Media is sourcing it’s stories and contacts from Twitter – I frequently get journalists trying to raid my networks with a “can you tell me which of your followers do XYZ?”

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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.

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Top 16 Reasons I Like Facebook More Than Twitter

Online Social Networking

True Networking Site - We can create deep online connections with our friends, and we also discover friends-of-friends. Much Greater Membership - I’m more able to find the people with whom I want to connect on Facebook than on Twitter. Use the handy SHARE widget.

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OMG! I Can’t Use My Facebook Personal Profile for Business? (8 Helpful Tips)

Online Social Networking

Visit my About , Services , Media Buzz and Connect pages to learn about Building Your Audience and Brand on the Web. Use the handy SHARE widget.

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Why Facebook Smart Lists are Actually Dumb

Online Social Networking

Facebook friend lists may one day become much more useful than they are at present if the top online social networking site ever finds the wherewithal to implement Facebook lists intelligently and with flexibility in mind. For invitations, Facebook could provide a similar friend list selection mechanism to the one the online social network employs for directing profile updates. Use the handy SHARE widget.

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