Ripple: Social Network Influencers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social Ripple Social Marketing. 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. Timing is not the same in social networks that it is in broadcast channels.

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.

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. Reuters uses Klout of CEOS on Social Media.

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Paywall for and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

No journalists, except a journalists that now work in social media and a few bloggers now paid to bring their audiences and expert knowledge to journalism (blogournalists?) NB I’ll be on Radio National Monday night talking about OccupyWallstreet and social media).

Where Your Web Strategy Ought to Begin

Online Social Networking

Your social media and web strategy necessarily starts from your website, the one place on the the web that you own and control. Social networking sites , such as Facebook and LinkedIn , are very useful and will likely figure in your online plans. The Gevril Group website, for example, which I developed in concert with Ivo Jackson and John Sealander , uses the WordPress content management system, a very basic 3-column theme, an opt-in form and a Facebook widget.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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 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? Use the handy SHARE widget.

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.

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?

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.

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. Use the handy SHARE widget.

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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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.

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 am now the Social Enterprise Evangelist at Jive Software. The social task management bit, however, is all about collaboration.

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.&#.

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.

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.

Jive SBS Structure Best Practices, Part 1 » Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Community

She or he adds a Formatted Text widget to a space’s Overview page, then lists some of the groups related to that space’s topics. Reply Trackbacks / Pingbacks Jive SBS Structure Best Practices, Part 2 » Connected Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply.

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. Please use the SHARE widget.

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. On that measure, they’ve shifted our social media behavior in positive directions.

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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. More partnerships - perhaps with Jive or other white label/hosted social/community platforms vendors. Social Networking & Identity.

Gevril Group Launches Ambitious Social Media and Web Marketing Initiative

Online Social Networking

Mastering social media one bite at a time the past few years was an effective strategy for me, as the needs of my small number of clients were modest enough. A one-bite-at-a-time social media marketing approach for Gevril would be way too laid-back and totally unrealistic.

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.

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. This article will walk through the beginnings of setting up a social site using Joomla.

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.

IBM Connect 2013: Ed Brill on Reinventing the Inbox

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on IBM Connect 2013. These notes cover the Monday Press Session: Reinventing the Inbox with Ed Brill, Director, Social Business & Collaboration, IBM. I would certainly agree that he was ahead of most people in using social apps.

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.

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. - om portable sociale netværk » Interessante links fundet d.

Collaborative Thinking: Adobe Expands Acrobat Family with New Acrobat Connect Product Line

Collaborative Thinking

Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today introduced the Adobe® Acrobat® Connect™ software product line, the first web conferencing and collaboration solution to offer “always-on” personal meeting rooms.

New Secret to Gaining Followers on Facebook

Online Social Networking

Consequently, I receive lots of traffic from Facebook and other social websites. The relationships you build in the new Facebook groups can easily grow into meaningful social or business friendships. Use the handy SHARE widget.

Socialtext Helps Companies Find the People Inside - The Static to Social Intranet

Michael Sampson - Currents

Socialtext released Socialtext 4.6 , the latest edition of its enterprise social software platform. The key focus is on making the intranet more "social": " First generation intranets and portal technologies have aggregated enterprise systems and enabled self?service Personalization of the intranet homepage via widgets.

Notes From Cisco WebEx Connect Session

Collaborative Thinking

Rough notes taken during this morning's presentation on WebEx Connect: How does IT meet the competing demands from end users where end users can obtain solutions from the consumer market with updates to tools occurring at a much faster rate than traditional enterprise IT software. WebEx Connect Collaboration Services e-Mail. Client interface has elements of social networking, profiles, etc. Widgets: calendar, task, bulletin board, but can create customized widgets.