How To Get The Content Advantage

Ken Carroll

What is the content advantage? Well, it’s about using content to power up your business. Because content is the new advertising, the new PR, the new market research, the new messaging and communications. Good content creates awareness, interest, desire. Try content.

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March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning March 1, 2011 to March 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Getting Started With Mobile Learning?

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April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning April 1, 2011 to April 30, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

May Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

Good Advice for Content Curators

Portals and KM

Sean Carton  wrote an interesting piece, Become a Content Curation King. He defines curation as “the act of sorting through the vast amounts of content on the web and presenting it in a coherent way, organized around a specific topic(s).”   If you spend too much energy looking for useful content, it will interfere with your ability to make sense of it. It is specifically designed to help content curators.

Round-Trip Editing in Connections Content Manager

Michael Sampson - Currents

As part of the announcement around Mac Sync, Luis from IBM also mentioned that round-trip editing is available for Connections Content Manager : IBM Connections Content Manager (CCM) users can now do round-trip editing. This is good news then, and although it is limited to Libraries (in Connections Content Manager for the moment), it portends good things are on the way for Files and Community Files.

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The place of ‘the teacher’ in relation to open content

Jenny Connected

So the question that was raised is, how do we scale up teaching without simply throwing content at people. It’s easy to see that some very talented people, with expertise can provide high quality content. So where will the ‘awesome teachers’ feature in relation to the increasing provision of open content. Change Mooc, Week 18: Richard DeMillo, Ashwin Ram, Preetha Ram, and Hua Ali. Social Networks, Learning Communities, and Web Science – [link]. See also.

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The place of ‘the teacher’ in relation to open content

Jenny Connected

So the question that was raised is, how do we scale up teaching without simply throwing content at people. It’s easy to see that some very talented people, with expertise can provide high quality content. So where will the ‘awesome teachers’ feature in relation to the increasing provision of open content. Change Mooc, Week 18: Richard DeMillo, Ashwin Ram, Preetha Ram, and Hua Ali. Social Networks, Learning Communities, and Web Science – [link]. See also.

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January Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning January 1, 2011 to January 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

Seeding an Online Community = People, Not Content

Managing Communities

Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Community Cultivation

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson

Elsua

Welcome to the successful transformation from a content-centric organisation to a people-centric one! Not the content they produce. People-Centric vs. Content-Centric: A Copernican revolution needed to become a social business from louis richardson on Vimeo. . .

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Supporting the Human Side of Content Monitoring

Portals and KM

Thierry Hubert and I recently gave a webinar on the Human Side of Content Monitoring through the Marketing 2.0 network run by the Human 1.0 group. The session was recorded and we will soon make it available. Human 1.0

Our Webinar Recording: Human Side of Content Monitoring

Portals and KM

The recording of our webinar, The Human Side of Content Monitoring , is now available. You see the presentation and hear the narration by Thierry and myself, as well as our answers to questions from the audience.   Here is the description of the session. The transparency within social media offers a rich source to monitor the conversations within communities. At the same time it can contribute to the growing problem of information overload.

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Konzepte, Kontakte, Kohle (Content, Connections, Currency)

Net-Map Toolbox

My sister, who used to run her own company, said: “You know Eva, what it boils down to is the right mix of Konzepte, Kontakte und Kohle (for the non-German-speakers: content, connections and currency). Connections, content, currency… now what does that mean concretely?

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Enabling Content Discovery within the Enterprise and On the Web

Portals and KM

has created massive amounts of content, much of it user generated and unstructured, making information overload grow exponentially. infiltrates organizations, the potential for content overload is reaching into new spaces. At the same time, many researchers and analysts are saying that there are great opportunities to take advantage of this growth in information by finding relevant meaning in the mass of content both on the Web and within the enterprise. Web 2.0

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Why Bad Things Happen to Good Content

Online Social Networking

While these web sites have excellent content, they have few readers to use or enjoy that content. Good content needs to be consumed. I would rather publish marginally good material that is highly consumed than top-notch content that merely gathers dust.

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How Will Social Search Impact Web Search and Help Find Good Content?

Portals and KM

Let the readers help determine what content has the highest value and also look at currency, along with relevance   This has become very useful. I mainly try to provide good relevant content and let the readers respond.  This move may likely make it harder to us to find the really good content as it gets buried beneath the mounds of optimized content.

November Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning November 1, 2010 to November 30, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

SXSW Notes: Copy Matters: Content Strategy for the Interface

Portals and KM

This is the session on Copy Matters: Content Strategy for the Interface led by Amy Thibodeau, Content Strategist Facebook, Andy Chung, Designer Facebook, Dan Zambonini, Partner & Dir Contentini, and Tiffani Jones Brown, Content Strategist Facebook. When it comes to space-constrained interface content (from the web down to the smallest smartphone app), every word has to communicate something important and create value. Content in an interface is critical.

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The Meeting Map: Making Both Process and Content Explicit

How to Save the World

Last weekend Arthur Brock and his amazing team at Emerging Leader Labs showed us the work they’ve done with Gameshifting , a tool that promises to do for meeting process what mindmaps do for content — making it explicit.

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Social Enterprise Today: Useful New Content Aggregation Site

Portals and KM

 Others include my friend Luis Suarez , Greg Lowe , who I just saw again at the Forrester Content & Collaboration Forum, Ross Dawson , whose work I have written about several times and one of the people I most frequently RT, and Jacob Morgan whose work I follow. Here is another excellent site created by Jerry Bowles, Social Enterprise Today. It aggregates a number of bloggers on the topic and I am pleased be to included.

Discovering Emerging Patterns in Web Content for Better Business Decisions

Portals and KM

It lets the content self organize and thus is not subject to the influence of such practices as search optimization.  My colleague at Darwineco System, Romain Goday, recently provided a nice discussion of the many areas where awareness of what is happening on the web is important.

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Why I’m Buying Jay Baer’s New Book Even Before I Know The Title

Ken Carroll

What is it that drives content? Well, it turns out that what drives content - and what drives me to buy this piece of content - is the same thing that drives brands, businesses, even organizations. So, first, let’s see something that does not drive content.

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OutStart’s Learning Content Management System Automates Key Components of Content Development

Portals and KM

I recently spoke with Mike Gregory about OutStart’s Learning Content Management System (LCMS). You can find learning content there and the LMS keeps track of usage. A LCMS then is like a factory where content is assembled from component parts. This is different from the traditional artisan approach of hand building learning content one instance at a time. This agility in developing content greatly extends both the efficiency and effectiveness of content creation.

Forrester on Web Content Management for Online Customer Experience

Portals and KM

I received a review copy of the Forrester Wave™: Web Content Management For Online Customer Experience, Q3 2011 by Stephen Powers and am just getting around to looking at it. It is a very useful document that covers a web content management market in transition. Yet now, the WCM market is growing based on customer experience management (CXM) needs, including multichannel delivery, content targeting, analytics, and integration with other CXM technologies.”

The Content Economy: The State of Social Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The Content Economy. Envisioning the future of knowledge work, and defining the steps we must take to get there. Pages - Menu. About. Speaking. Writings. Presentations. Tuesday, August 13, 2013. The State of Social Collaboration. Email This BlogThis! Share to Twitter Share to Facebook.

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List of 8 Social Media Anti Advertising Ads

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Lesson : Subvertising is perhaps closer to advertising than customer created content. Lesson : Don’t let crappy videos with 60 views a) influence senior execs into thinking that all user generated content is made by timewasting nutters and b) be wary how you respond.

The New Sweat Shop of the Mind: Content Creation

Portals and KM

It reported on a new form of sweat shops, the content farms. As they wrote: “Content farms, which have flourished on the Web in the past 18 months, are massive news sites that use headlines, keywords and other tricks to lure Web-users into looking at ads. The Economist described two content farms, Associated Content and Demand Media, as cleverly cynical operations that “aim to produce content at a price so low that even meager advertising revenue can support it.”

SpringCM Moves Beyond Content Management

Portals and KM

SpringCM Cloud provides an robust enterprise content management platform. It was founded in 2005 by some industry veterans who wanted to go beyond traditional on-premise content management. This places your content in a better context for your specific work tasks.

Is the Influence of Search Engine Rankings Over Our Content Access a Good Thing?

Portals and KM

It is a necessity if you want to get your content noticed. However, this situation means that those who can afford an agency to help them with SEO or possess that skill themselves will get their content on top.    There is a skill between people and content that is not related to the content. This was the situation in the middle ages when scribes controlled the production of content.

Bringing Content Discovery and Curation Directly to the Business User

Portals and KM

The tool that allows you to uncover useful content within massive volumes of information needs to be simple and accessible.  Dion Hitchcliffe makes some useful points in his post, The enterprise opportunity of Big Data: Closing the "clue gap."  "  After a comprehensive look at the possible architectures to effectively look at big data to mine insights, Dion notes that this capability needs to be put into the hands of as many workers as possible.

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Trusted transactions of user generated content. Technorati Tags: ads , Australia , monetize , Online Communities , Premium , revenue , revenue streams , social media , social networks , sponsored , Twitter , user generated content.

Moving to a Multi-Vendor Approach to Handling Today’s More Complex Content Management Requirements.

Portals and KM

They note that enterprises are now struggling under increasing volumes of varying types of content (aka multi-channel information overload). In the past firms have taken a product-specific approach to their enterprise content management (ECM) strategies: “document management for office docs, web content management for online content, records management for corporate records, and so on.” They discuss three types of content: transactional, business, and persuasive.

Promoting Continuous Learning at Autodesk Through Smart Content Management

Portals and KM

In February I wrote about an interesting report Making Greater Use of Smart Content in the Enterprise by Geoff Bock, Dale Waldt, and Mary LaPlante. It covers XML applications that have long proven value with reusable componentized content. Here is an interesting case that came out of that effort, Managing Content for Continuous Learning at Autodesk. At the same time the professionals like to get their content in short chucks relevant to the context of their work. 

SXSW Notes: Content As a Means for Social Change

Portals and KM

This is the session on Content As a Means for Social Change led by Biz Stone, CCO/Co-founder, The Obvious Corporation and Brian Sirgutz, SVP, Social Impact, AOL/Huffington Post. However, while social media has been the Internet's buzzword for some time now, research shows that content consumption actually represents 53% of all time spent online. Brian began the session by defining content.   There are new opportunities with this mass volume of content.

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Why I Post My Favorite Tweets: Simple Content Curation and Archiving

Portals and KM

  When I am looking for new content to blog about, the first place I look is my own tweet stream (@billives) or the @darwineco tweet stream. Sometimes I am asked by colleagues, readers of this blog, or tweeters why I post my favorite tweets (see for example: My Favorite Tweets for September 16 - 30 2011 ). Others suggest that I should use this or that tool to make the task of archiving tweets easier.

August Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

New Issue of the International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation (IJMLO) - Mobile Learning Edge , August 2, 2011 27 Benefits Listed for Mobile Learning - Mobile Learning Edge , August 30, 2011 mLearning Best Practices: How Much Content is Too Much for Mobile Learning?

Making Greater Use of Smart Content in the Enterprise

Portals and KM

Here is a useful Gilbane research report on Smart Content in the Enterprise by Geoff Bock. As Geoff notes, these application have long proven value with reusable componentized content.   The key findings include a shift toward an outward facing customer impact view of content practices rather than a focus on internal operational efficiencies.   This reversal has sparked a demand for new ways to enrich content with XML tags for better embedded metadata.

I Don’t Report Inappropriate Content, But Still Complain You Took Too Long to Remove It

Managing Communities

photo credit: jontintinjordan Recently, a new member posted a request on one of my forums that violated our guidelines. Suffice to say, the request was inappropriate. It was available for viewing for a few days. As soon as I saw it, I removed it and handled it appropriately. A veteran member of the community had [.]. Interacting with Members

Search vs Discovery – Finding Useful Content

Portals and KM

Search and discovery are both useful ways to find useful content. While still at an early stage, there is a new breed of tools, content discovery engines, that are gaining traction to complement search engines. Discovery goes beyond search as it can help you uncover meaningful content without having to formulate a question. It operates in real-time and does not have to wait for popularity to drive content forward.