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Visualize Your Own LinkedIn Network

Alchemy of Change

I just mapped all my LinkedIn connections onto a visual graph through a new web service called InMaps. It just emerged from its analysis. Tweet.

Table: Facebook Pages vs. Facebook Groups (vs. LinkedIn Groups)


Are you buffudled by the difference between Facebook Pages and Facebook Groups? Are you often confused about the difference between Facebook Pages and Facebook Groups? And how they compare to LinkedIn Groups? I often am. It's the most common question I receive when presenting on social media. read more.

10 Tips for LinkedIn Social Networking

Online Social Networking

I share in this article my basic LinkedIn how-tos that may shorten your learning curve and save you time and frustration. Keep at it.

Building Community with LinkedIn Groups (and Cutting Down on Self-Promotion)

Managing Communities

Mr. Mitchell recently shared a blog post request for me Twitter: “Special tips for managing LinkedIn Groups to build real community vs. self-promotion.&# In May, at WordCamp Raleigh, I ran into Ray Mitchell, a Winston Salem, North Carolina-based web designer, who I had met previously. SixFour Web Design is his company.

Larry Brauner Interviews Career Consultant and Book Author in His LinkedIn Group

Online Social Networking

I launched my own LinkedIn group, Larry Brauner and Friends , as an experiment early last year. That time has finally come.

LinkedIn Edges Out Apple in Forbes Fastest Growing Tech Companies

Portals and KM

According to the Forbes list of Fast Tech 25 : their annual list of growth kings, the current champion is LinkedIn. I was always a reluctant participant in LinkedIn. But I still mainly use it as an occasional broadcast channel and have joined some discussion groups. Its shares are up 144% since its IPO a year ago.

Can You Back Up Facebook Relationships?

Online Social Networking

Just as an example, we might start groups on LinkedIn and invite fellow Facebook group members to join these groups.

What is the Value of a Tweet or Facebook Fan?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In contrast, a Twitter share is only worth $0.43, and a LinkedIn share is worth $0.90. ChompOn Daily Deals Group Buying. for Eventbrite.

Gevril Group Launches Ambitious Social Media and Web Marketing Initiative

Online Social Networking

Content Creation - The story of each Gevril Group brand needs to be told, and articles, newsletters and press releases need to be written, as well.

Tweeting of purchases is a plug that money can’t buy – Social Media ROI Monetization

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

How much is a a Tweet worth, in dollar terms? How about a customer sharing a purchase on Facebook – can that make you money? Off it went.

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Life With Alacrity: The Dunbar Number as a Limit to Group Sizes

John Tropea - Delicious Community

is the "mean group size" for humans, which matches census data on various village and tribe sizes in many cultures. Groups.

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Where Your Web Strategy Ought to Begin

Online Social Networking

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.

What are Social Bookmarking Sites?

Online Social Networking

Neither Twitter , Facebook nor LinkedIn are pure social bookmarking sites, as they weren’t created explicitly for social bookmarking.

Life With Alacrity: Community by the Numbers, Part One: Group Thresholds

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Tightly-Knit Group Thresholds Groups can clearly exist at any size, from a partnership of two, on upward.

10 Tips for Inviting to Facebook Events

Online Social Networking

Post the event or an article that you write about it on your business page , your personal profile and in Facebook groups catering to your niche.

Building Online Community Through Email Noodges


LinkedIn's Groups have done a nice job in this regard. Community community management E-mail facebook LinkedIn CommunicationsBy Andrew Cohen, Managing Director, Forum One. Email is the annoying little brother of online communities: pesky, poking, insistent. Yet email is the most effective way to noodge people to participate.

10 Basic Group Facilitation Skills

Viv Mcwaters

Throughout this training the topic of facilitating groups within communities has come up and I’ve been asked to provide some idea of basic facilitation skills. This usually does not include presentations, whole group discussions, panels or Q and A sessions – all of which discourage participation in favour of just a few people.

Most Popular Social Networking Sites for Business

Online Social Networking

Facebook , MySpace , Twitter , LinkedIn and Ning are ranked 4th, 11th, 25th, 89th and 154th among all websites in the world, respectively. Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , and the Ning family of social networking sites are the most popular social networks with wide business appeal. LinkedIn. Facebook. Twitter. Not I. Ning.

Twitter, Blogs, LinkedIn, Facebook Top Growing Social Media Marketing

Portals and KM

The Media Buyer Planner reported that the study found that Twitter, blogs, LinkedIn and Facebook - in that order - are the top four social media tools used by marketers. It could be that it is the really committed to who stick around to be included in the longer time social media groups. See below for links to other studies.

Facebook (and Twitter and LinkedIn): What’s the Dif?

Hildy Gottlieb

In prior posts you will find similar information about LinkedIn and Twitter. LinkedIn - the perpetual Chamber of Commerce mixer.

Social Networks And Group Formation - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

LinkedIn tells you how many ties you have at each degree of separation, but other than that you are not given much information about those ties.

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch

I have good news: I can recommend a group of 10 tools that are so useful that each facilitator needs to know them and should be able to use them. Furthermore, as a facilitator of a group you can create a list for others to follow, participants or around a particular topic. LinkedIn - for groups Everyone knows LinkedIn.

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Social Media for Schools #NBN October 2016

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Session for Staff managing social profiles, pages & groups (Eg. There are Q&A sessions and so on starting at 4pm.

Online Community Expert Interview: Allen Blue, LinkedIn

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert Interview is with Allen Blue of LinkedIn. Q: What excites you most about LinkedIn today? A: I feel like with each major increment in the size of the network, the set of opportunities changes for LinkedIn. Q: Can you talk about the process of balancing both 1. Facebook's great.

How to Write a Social Media Strategy in 9 Steps

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

lobby groups, new in a job, re-entering workforce after time off. Shares How to write a #socialmedia strategy for Gov, Organisations. Be clear.

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Interview about the birth and growth of the HR community

Joitske Hulsebosch

On October 6th, we are going to work on a casebook learn and organise through social media with a group of about 12 learning professionals.

2011 34

VisiblePath Is A Lot Like LinkedIn, Except It’s Useful

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

But we all know what sucks about LinkedIn. My LinkedIn contact list is littered with people that I don’t know and that I accepted as contacts simply to avoid turning them, whoever they are, into enemies. That’s something LinkedIn doesn’t do. He concludes that LinkedIn is useless. i don’t see that.

SEO vs SMO and how to TURN OFF Google Social Media Optimization

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

So a group of developers in India will get different search results than a group of partiers in Sydney. 2 years? 10 years? &pws=0.

2012 154

Share2010 Session: Lynn Warneke from Pearson Australia Group on "Monster Moves: How One Information Architecture Successfully Brought 8 Businesses Together"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lynn Warneke, Head of Digital Technologies at Pearson Australia Group, talked about the value of an integrative information architecture, and the value it created at Pearson. Connect with Lynn on LinkedIn. Pearson Australia Group is an umbrella legal entity in Australia and New Zealand, eg., Questions. Has it been widely used?

Creative Facilitation – the Book!

Viv Mcwaters

It also explores in more depth, elements of human behaviour and group dynamics. Share this on LinkedIn. Facilitation is not linear.

2013 99

Shifts in 2011 Inc. 500 Social Media Usage

Portals and KM

In the first study of 2007, the smaller INC 500 companies outpaced the Fortune 500 in blog use (19% vs. 8%) and this trend continued as both group increased their blogging over the years. 500 used Facebook and 73% used LinkedIn.  See my last post on them: Is Social Media Reaching a Plateau in America's Largest Companies?

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3 Day Social Media Intensive – Hands on! Sydney 2014

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

A very practical course with small group (about 10 people) – bring your laptop to set up tools for improving Facebook, Twitter, blogs, social media press releases, measurement, strategy, campaigns and so on. Understanding Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn optimisation. See Day by Day Schedule below to learn more. More About Laurel.

2014 89

Sydney Social Media Course – 3 Days with Laptop

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

This 3 Day Social Media course in Sydney is a mix of lecture, group challenges and computer based exercises (bring your own laptop or use ours ).

2013 88

How to Network From Your Desk (For Introverts and Busy People)

Partnering Resources

It can be hard for introverts to do a lot of the activities normally considered to be networking, especially the large group meet-and-greets.

2013 99

Social Media Intensive Course – August 2016 – Sydney Training

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

This 3 Day Social Media course is a mix of lecture, group challenges and computer based exercises (bring your own laptop or use ours).

2016 46

Social learning circle- new ways of learning at a conference

Joitske Hulsebosch

I wanted to connect online (via a Linkedin group) but it was not a smooth and rapid process. I think the initiative super.

2016 28

How to be a great community manager

John Tropea - Delicious Community

LinkedIn Home. What is LinkedIn? E xpand: Attract new members, content contributions, and threaded discussion board/group posts.

2016 21

Tools for social network analysis from beginners to advanced levels

Joitske Hulsebosch

Tomorrow I have a webinar with a group of people interested in social network analysis, interested in the tools. You may do this in 1-2 hours.

Community Goals and Measurements

John Tropea - Delicious Community

LinkedIn Home. What is LinkedIn? S ubscribe: Get email alerts or RSS feeds and regularly read the threaded discussion board/group.

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Questions about online ‘openness’

Jenny Connected

When I get a friend request on Facebook, or a connection request on LinkedIn, or a follower on Twitter, I don’t automatically connect.

2015 87