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.

Connect To Thrive | Psychology Today

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Connect To Thrive. Social Connection Improves Health, Well-Being & Longevity. But how many of us know that social connection is as important? Social connection improves physical health and psychological well-being. One telling study showed that lack of social connection is a greater detriment to health than obesity , smoking and high blood pressure. People who feel more connected to others have lower rates of anxiety and depression.

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Re-Inventing Collaboration: CRM as Social Technology

Alchemy of Change

Social technologies change the way we collaborate. Though we don’t often see it as such, CRM (or Customer Relationship Management) truly is a social technology. I’ve been thinking about this idea since we developed our CRM program in my last job , but it was a series of three posts about “social objects&# by JP Rangaswami (one of my favorite bloggers , by the way) that finally got me to write some of this up. Social Objects. Close-up of Social Object.

2011 70

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?

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.

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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. Bookmarks themselves are the content on social bookmarking sites.

Jive SBS Design Practices, Part 1 » Connected

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from Gene Smith’s Social Software Building Blocks (which grew from a few other frameworks), but we like to name our stuff after the peep s who bring it to our frontal lobes. and Social Media Together Social Media is From Mars, Enterprise 2.0

10 Tips for LinkedIn Social Networking

Online Social Networking

Social networking sites have each a unique protocol and don’t usually provide members with practical how-to advice to help use their sites effectively. Here are ten tips for maximizing your LinkedIn social networking success: Your LinkedIn profile is your resume.

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Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

On April 25, Social Innovation Meetup #4 , organized by Hivos and Kennisland, was held in Amsterdam. How do they help accomplish social change? Like at the “Designing Social Cities of Tomorrow” workshop last year, I took presentation notes.

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

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They often failed to deliver on key social capital improvements such as improving trust between residents or fostering a greater sense of belonging. 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.

2010 13

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?


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.

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.

Life With Alacrity: Dunbar Triage: Too Many Connections

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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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Some lessons about capacity building in social media for development organisations in the South

Joitske Hulsebosch

Over the past half year I facilitated a social media capacity building trajectory for a group of 14 development organisations (and 2 networks) in countries like Vietnam, Mali, Bolivia etc., It worked very well to start online, introducing a variety of social media, getting to know eachother.

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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. In 10 Tips for LinkedIn Social Networking , I stated that “your LinkedIn profile is your resume. Instead, share good content from Ning on Facebook and other social sites.

2011 20

“elsua’s ragbag” – The State of Social Collaboration


I need to start curating all of that content a bit more socially. Here is the RSS feed , if you would be interested in subscribing to it. If you are a Posterous user already, you can connect with it, too! I need an online ragbag.

How Much Real Networking on Social Networking Sites?

Online Social Networking

I’ve written many articles about social networking sites. Facebook , LinkedIn and Ning call themselves social networking sites , while Twitter does not. However, Twitter has features like messaging and re-tweeting that can facilitate social networking.

Social Media Collaboration at Baselworld

Online Social Networking

I’m still fatigued from My Social Media Mission Abroad in Basel, Switzerland and bruised from my tumble in the Rolex booth but please, don’t get me wrong. Content in social media is essential. Explain my planned social networking site for the watch industry.

Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

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Connect Log In. Hack: Social Architecture (a manifesto). Succesful organizations are those who are aware of that shift and who tap into the new literacy of collaboration that social media has brought us. The new Organizational Change Management is called Social Architecture.

NewsGator Enhances its Social Sites 2010 Platform for SharePoint

Portals and KM

NewsGator recently launched Social Sites 2010 2.0, the next version of their flagship enterprise social computing software. NewsGator has also announced a new video module for Social Sites that supports enterprise learning initiatives and multimedia sharing.

Social Media is Hazardous

Online Social Networking

I just returned from My Social Media Mission Abroad in Basel, Switzerland, where I discussed social media with our watch brands attending the Baselworld 2011 event. Is social media strategist a hazardous occupation? Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail.

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.

Growing Our Social Media Group

Online Social Networking

I work at a watch company for which social media and web marketing are key tools for accelerating its business expansion. As Social Media Director , I flew with our team to Basel, Switzerland in March to attend Baselworld , the grandest and most important watch and jewelry event of the year.

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.

The Number One Fear of Enterprise Social? Mutiny! - Forbes

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Log in with your social account: Or, you can log in. Help | Connect | Sign up | Log in. The Number One Fear of Enterprise Social? As partners with the tibbr enterprise social network, I was there with my Teamly hat on showing our wares and what we bring to the platform.

Igloo Offers Comprehensive Platform for Social Business

Portals and KM

Igloo provides a full featured SaaS solution for social business that bridges internal and external collaboration and networking. It combines the file sharing capabilities of traditional intranets with the collaboration capabilities of a social business platform.

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Language and social distance

Ken Carroll

About Ken Carroll « Constructionism works FrenchPod is a PLS » Language and social distance Most traditonal language teaching focused on grammar, tests, and structures - the forms, in other words - often to the exclusion of the way that people actually spoke the target language.

My Social Media Mission Abroad

Online Social Networking

I’m wondering how many people, like myself, are in Basel for social media or are even aware of the social web beyond Facebook or their favorite blog – probably no more than fraction of the 80K attendees. Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail.

Social Media Use Continues to Expand in US Higher Education

Portals and KM

Lescault, Social Media Adoption Soars as Higher-Ed Experiments and Reevaluates Its Use of New Communications Tools , provides some useful results. This latest study (2010-2011) analyzes the most recent trending of social media adoption among four-year accredited institutions in the United States. Colleges and universities are using social media, especially social networking sites, not simply to recruit but also to research the backgrounds and activities of prospective students.

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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.

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. I submitted my own articles exclusively to a variety of social bookmarking sites and gained very little benefit from my efforts.

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3 Key Social Media and Web Marketing Strategies for 2011

Online Social Networking

The social media and web marketing space is evolving, and we must therefore continually revise our social media and web marketing strategies and techniques. Here are several cases in point that affect social media and web marketing practice, especially for small business.

More on Trust in the Social Enterprise – confused of calcutta

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More on Trust in the Social Enterprise. Note: This is the seventh in a series of posts about the Social Enterprise and the Big Shift. The fifth delved into the subject of flows in detail , and introduced the concept of enterprise social objects. The sixth looked more specifically at the role of trust in the social enterprise, and raised the possibility of using social objects as catalysts for building tacit trust. JP Rangaswami RSS - Posts RSS - Comments.

Jive SBS Structure Best Practices, Part 1 » Connected

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Next Entry: Jive SBS Structure Best Practices, Part 2 Posted in Enterprise 2.0 , Jive SBS You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 Reply Trackbacks / Pingbacks Jive SBS Structure Best Practices, Part 2 » Connected Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply.

Social Graph: Concepts and Issues

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his post, Fitzpatrick defines "social graph" as "the global mapping of everybody and how theyre related" He went on to outline the problems with it, as well as a broad set of goals going forward. There is an explicit connection,if we know each other.

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Findability — Search and Social — and Your Web Presence

Online Social Networking

Findability is people’s ability locate and engage with your web content through a combination of search and social mechanisms. And findability convergence is interaction you create and synergy you foster between search and social strategies and techniques.

2013 Fortune 500 Expand and Branch Out in Social Media: Google+, Instagram, ?Foursquare and Pinterest

Portals and KM

Nora Ganim Barnes and her colleagues at the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth have released another of their very useful studies:  2013 Fortune 500 Are Bullish on Social Media:?Big Other social media tools are also being used extensively.

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.

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. Facebook gets social, but Google really gets information. You can bet that Sparks will evolve into a critical piece of Google’s “social strategy.&#