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The Untold Costs of Social Networking


We, human beings, have got an inner urge to wanting to belong to a group, a tribe, a team, a community, a network, you name it. On purpose.

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Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Just because a service connects people doesn’t automatically mean we should call it a “social network.&# There, I said it.

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools


And SmartCloud for Social Business does that beautifully. I still make use of some Apps from the darker side of the Social Web. Openness.

2015 86

Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez


Specially, if you look into the rather significant impact it’s having across the board in multiple social networking tools.

2013 72

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. Accept invitations from others.

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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.

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Reference Architecture For Social Network Sites

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Templates always begin with a question (often based on what clients are asking us): What are the architectural components of a social network site?

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! Users will create custom content and events.

Qantas Airways on Twitter and the Black Face criticism

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

My view is that there are deeper issues here -Qantas brand voice on social media is not their traditional marketing voice. What would Virgin do?

2011 103

Social Networking's New Global Footprint | Nielsen Wire

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

If data captured from December 2007 through December 2008 is any indication, that percentage is likely to grow as time spent on social network and blogging sites is growing more than three times the rate of overall Internet growth. Could Social Networking Bolster the 30 Second Spot? tags: Nielsen Social networking) [.]

2008 15

How social networks work: the puzzle of exhaust data :: Grant McCracken

John Tropea - Delicious Community

" This is communication withlittle hard, informational content, but lots of emotional and socialcontent. The network exists. Facts?The

2007 21

Why Google Sparks Matters

Alchemy of Change

Google gets valuable feedback on the relative importance of various web content. Facebook gets social, but Google really gets information.

The Primal Forces that Drive Social Networks | Digital Tonto

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Skip to content Home About Greg Satell Why Digital Tonto? The Primal Forces that Drive Social Networks 2009 September 6 tags: Albert-Laszlo Barabasi , Chris Andersen , Duncan Watts , Long Tail , Mark Granovetter , Network Theory , Réka Albert , Social Media , Steven Strogatz by Greg Social Networks are revolutionizing how we view our world.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

It’s somewhat relevant as Om Malik has now asked a rhetorical question if Social Network tools are just a feature of website.

2007 20

Paywall for and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

There’ll be flexibility on how much locked content there will be based, in part, on how subs are going at the time and how much advertising is booked.

Social Networking with BuddyPress - Nettuts+

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The software, built on top of WordPress, was created by Andy Peatling as way to start your very own social network similar to Facebook. BuddyPress is a social networking application built on top of WordPress Multi-User (MU) as a plugin. It allows a user to host a network of blogs on a site. I think I will try it!

Social Networking More Popular Than Email

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The far-reaching study also explored a number of other trends within the social networking space. As has been reported elsewhere, Facebook’s fastest growth demographic is older users – the social network tacked on 12.4 Well, I think that's very possible as social networking sites today are growing like mushrooms.

Facebook, LinkedIn and Digg Content Sharing Tip

Online Social Networking

This is a quick heads up about a content sharing error that’s easy avoid. Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail. Sharing is Caring!

3 More Social Media and Web Marketing Strategies for 2011

Online Social Networking

Here are several more social media marketing ideas for the new year that can be especially helpful for small business marketers and entrepreneurs.

2011 15

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. Bees, like human beings, are social animals,and evolution has provided them with elegant approaches to group decision making. Return to the HBR List 2009 table of contents.

18 Articles Help You Master LinkedIn Strategy and Technique

Online Social Networking

By maintaining a business focus, LinkedIn’s growth could persist unhampered by that of its social networking counterpart.

New Secret to Gaining Followers on Facebook

Online Social Networking

Here are three very important points: Don’t use the new Facebook groups merely to push out your own content, since that’s spam.

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.

How Procter & Gamble Got Employees to Use Social Networking at Work - - Business Technology Leadership

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Subscribe to Careers Subscribe to ERP APPLICATIONS CLOUD COMPUTING DATA CENTER MOBILE NETWORK SECURITY VIRTUALIZATION Drilldowns APPLE CAREERS DEVELOPMENT MICROSOFT OUTSOURCING WEB 2.0 Presented by CIOs and other senior level executives, these invitation-only programs offer timely topics and strong networking. content. platform.


3 Key Social Media and Web Marketing Strategies for 2011

Online Social Networking

Here are several cases in point that affect social media and web marketing practice, especially for small business. Hello Ning Open Networking.

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. Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail. I tend to prefer simple websites.

5 Web Strategies that Paid Off in 2011

Online Social Networking

Fully aligning web content with the company’s mission and message. Creating a great quantity of top quality, expertly edited and search engine optimized content. Using plenty of images and videos to enhance our written content. Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail. The results were outstanding. Sharing is Caring!

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Collaborative Thinking: Social Networks Seem To Travel Well

Collaborative Thinking

Lichtenstein said the social networking capabilities are a communications tool, separate from travel policy and approval. Trust Us.

Facebook Groups Revisited

Online Social Networking

Also, please don’t forget to subscribe to Online Social Networking and to “like” me on Facebook. Sharing is Caring!

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. Sharing is Caring!

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How to Benefit from the New Facebook Groups

Online Social Networking

Reciprocity makes the networking world go around. Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail. They tend to stimulate member activity.

What are Social Bookmarking Sites?

Online Social Networking

Social Bookmarking Sites Defined. Bookmarks themselves are the content on social bookmarking sites. You’re invited to join.

Social Network Privacy Hampers Marketers

Online Social Networking

Facebook, for example, will end network affiliations, while Ning has already disabled the sharing of any content across participating sites.

ONE Facebook Business Page, No More, No Fewer

Online Social Networking

Facebook business-page content can be indexed by the search engines, but Facebook personal-profile content cannot. Sharing is Caring!

Ning Social Network Controversy

Online Social Networking

A comment last week to my October 2008 blog post, Ning Social Networking Sites Update , linked back to Ning Exposed - Tech Company Scams its Clients , an article which sharply criticizes Ning’s latest business model and platform, and it alleges foul play on Ning’s part in reacting to complaints by network creators.

When Social Networking Sites Compete

Online Social Networking

Major social networking sites are constantly competing for new users and for a greater share of each user’s networking time. When Twitter , Facebook and Ning social networks compete, you and I win. Social networking sites are forced to keep improving in order to keep us as members.

NewsGator's Social Sites ™ Brings Comprehensive Enterprise Social Networking to SharePoint

Portals and KM

So I was very pleased to see that they have greatly expanded their offering beyond RSS to a comprehensive suite of social networking tools.

New Facebook Groups for Better or Worse

Online Social Networking

If used effectively, the new Facebook groups can be a great tool for networking and collaboration. Social Media Enthusiasts.

Online Social Networking Using Twitter

Online Social Networking

In this article I focus on building your Twitter community — people who relate to your niche and who share some of your interests — people with whom you can network and who also extend your list in a more targeted way than previously outlined. You can also use Twollow which bases its searches on the contents of tweets.

New Website Traffic Case Study — Watch Company — Weeks 1-13

Online Social Networking

SEO - Posting search optimized web content six or more times per week on the company blogs. Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail.