Finish This Sentence: Social Media is…

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

There are a few pitfalls in social media and definitely one of them is to try and force conversations around “finish my sentence… ” games.

2012 114

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?

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Vanity Killed the Social Media Star


Or, better said, it all comes down to, finally, come to terms with the fact that our very own self-importance has managed to destroy Social Media and just leave it at Media , as we become … it. Our social network.

2016 95

Paywall for and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

A few nights ago, I went to the bloggers/Twitterers briefing for new digital subscriptons for news hosted by Chief Executive Officer – News Digital Media and The Australian Richard Freudenstein and The Australian’s editor Clive Mathieson. The New Fourth Estate is Social Media.

The Untold Costs of Social Networking


Little did we know that, fast forward to 2016, all of those networking activities would come with a really high price tag: your own data in unwanted hands. 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.

2016 96

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.

2011 32

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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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.

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.

Ning 24

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.

Think ‘Network Structure’ not ‘Networking’ « Connect « Innovation Leadership Network

John Tropea - Delicious Network

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.

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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Never Underestimate Your Innate Ability to Network Through Conversation


After all, we are social, human beings, and, whether we like it or not, we are destined to become the masters of networking through conversation. I decided, on purpose, to keep a low profile about it all and don’t mention a single thing on the various media tools where I usually hang out.

2016 34

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.

The challenge of networking civil society

Social Reporter

However, as you’ll see from the slides, I was also emphasising that sharing is about networks, not one-stop-information-shops, and it is people who make that work. As part of that work I put together a Netvibes dashboard taking feeds from the main community and voluntary sector sites.

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. Staff should be backed on social media and the Community is NOT always right! Do online communities overreact?

2011 103

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.

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. Ning Network Groups.

2011 15

Australia: Bushfire Media Feeding Frenzy

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social media and traditional media feeding frenzy during the Victorian bushfires. How the death of Steve Irwin melted servers down, both traditional newspapers and social media sites. One day their stories will no longer be of such intense media interest.

Building a network for People Powered Change

Social Reporter

Testing ideas on the use of social media with projects funded under the Silver Dreams Fund and the Jubilee People’s Millions. The posts on the BIG blog are from Your Square Mile , Media Trust , UnLtd , NESTA and the Young Foundation. Library of network resources by Drew Mackie.

2012 28

Quantity vs. Quality in Business Networking

Online Social Networking

In making business networking connections, quality matters more than quantity, but only to a limited extent. That’s how networking and prospecting work. Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail.

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.

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.

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.

Scenarios 2011 to 2022 – Media/Military Complex: New Year Resolve

21st Century Organization

I'm in a room laden with media technology, including an umbilical cord of cables descending from the ceiling watching as grad students from the Interactive Telecommunications Program at Tisch, NYU set up to present their four future scenarios. It is the content of their media scenarios.

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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.

Four strategies profesionals for personal branding via social media

Joitske Hulsebosch

I am now convinced you can use social media very effectively and in a fun way to develop your professional identity. Online personal branding Social media provides a space for professionals to profile themselves as autonomous thinkers and professionals. Network and learn.

2012 34

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social network sites: Definition, history, and scholarship. link] Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship danah m. We chose not to employ the term "networking" for two reasons: emphasis and scope. Not all social network sites began as such.

2007 41

API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

is “little bits everywhere&# – don’t force customers to come to your site, let them do purchase your products on their site, where they are, and let their social network be informed. An overview of social media monetization revenues. Social Media Business.

Community Building: How To Create Your Own Social Media Network With Ning - Robin Good's Latest News

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Community Building: How To Create Your Own Social Media Network With Ning Stop [social] networking: Build your own network! - Social networks create easy to access online communities out of shared interests and passions.

2007 21

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.

Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

Below is the literature review submitted today for my Understanding Media Studies course. Santa Clara on Architecting the Building Blocks of Enterprise Social Networking. Gartner, Burton Group) researching topics related to collaboration, social networking, and “Enterprise 2.0”.

2011 75

Changing the world of work: it takes a network

Patti Anklam

After a 3-year focus in the non-profit world where I have been supporting network weaving projects with social network surveys and analyses. See Networks and NonProfits ). The 3rd generation of KM was imminent, where knowledge emerges from the network.

2014 16

The Long Tail and Social Media

Online Social Networking

I started publishing Online Social Networking in November 2007, and I installed Google Analytics to monitor, analyze and track traffic to my website. My blog, as you can probably guess, has been search optimized for the keyword online social networking. Out of 25,515 visits that were due to search engines , only 1,469 were searches for online social networking. 3,658 of those 10,769 were variants of online networking. The Allure of Social Media for Marketing.

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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.

Social Media Helping Real Estate Agents Defy Commoditization

Online Social Networking

If you’re in real estate, you ought to join the Green Pearl social network on Ning. How Social Media Helps Real Estate Agents. A typical real estate broker or agent has limited social media know-how but wants to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to succeed.

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.

Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Called Facebook “Credit&# it includes a real world component named, rather fetchingly, “App2User&# , which aims to encourage merchants and loyalty programs like Qantas Frequent Flyer points and Flybuys and whatnot to use the Facebook points social media system.

Boston E20 Notes: Organization Next Workshop: Bridging the Participation Gap – Networks, Learning, and "Play"

Portals and KM

I attended workshop hosted by Mike Gotta - Organization Next: Bridging the Participation Gap – Networks, Learning, and "Play"   Mike is now Senior Technical Solution Manager for Enterprise Social Software, Cisco. Getting Started with Enterprise Social Networking - and found it very worthwhile.   Have a screen with slides and one screen with the live feed. Cut the IT/HR/Social media crap – talk business.

2012 33

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!