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. After connecting InMaps with my LinkedIn account, it clustered all my connections into eight clumps that you can see in the image to the right.

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. This post helps end the befuddlement. read more. Influence Social Media

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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. Here are ten tips for maximizing your LinkedIn social networking success: Your LinkedIn profile is your resume. I invite you to connect with me on LinkedIn !

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. Thank you for the [.]. Community Cultivation Developing Your Community Managing the Community Promoting Your Community

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. The group has since grown to over 800 members.

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 revenue rose 115% over the last 12 months and is accelerating. Its shares are up 144% since its IPO a year ago. Apple came in second, which they noted was a significant feat for a company of its size.

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. Monetization Money Online Communities revenue social media social networks statistics dollar Facebook LinkedIn online community social network Twitter value worth

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. We might instead choose a Ning social network or a Ning group within a particular Ning social network , etc.

Gevril Group Launches Ambitious Social Media and Web Marketing Initiative

Online Social Networking

That’s changing, as I’ve been engaged as social media and web strategist by the Gevril Group in Valley Cottage, NY , manufacturer and distributor of luxury watches, a forward-thinking business with ambitious marketing goals.

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

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

At the end of the online checkout, Amazon thanked me for my purchase and then asked me to tweet, Facebook, LinkedIn or Google Plus the Amazon link with an image of the DVD, the price and a description. How much is a a Tweet worth, in dollar terms?

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

« Post RSA Conference Wrapup | Main | Great Social Networking Posts » The Dunbar Number as a Limit to Group Sizes Lately Ive been noticing the spread of a meme regarding "Dunbars Number" of 150 that I believe is misunderstanding of his ideas. But, what is a "group"?

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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. Launched this past December, the Gevril Group website now receives in excess of 8,500 visits per month.

What are Social Bookmarking Sites?

Online Social Networking

Let me append Facebook and LinkedIn to that list, which already includes Twitter, since Facebook-page and LinkedIn updates are much like Twitter tweets in that you can explain your links, and your bookmarks are indexed by and available through search engines.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

« New Blog for Ephemera | Main | Community by the Numbers, Part II: Personal Circles » Community by the Numbers, Part One: Group Thresholds We often think of communities as organic creatures, which come into existence and grow on their own. Most commonly, the group shrinks.

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. Promote your event on your blog and on social media sites such as Twitter , Google+ and LinkedIn.

Building Online Community Through Email Noodges


LinkedIn's Groups have done a nice job in this regard. As you can see by the following figure, users can set their preferences for each group as to the type and frequency of their notifications: On LinkedIn, the user can decide to receive the content digest daily or weekly as well as opt into ad hoc, custom messaging from the community manager, which I describe next. Community community management E-mail facebook LinkedIn Communications

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. However, I’m not as confident in the future of Twitter as I am in the future of Facebook or LinkedIn. LinkedIn. The rapid growth of Facebook and Twitter has created lots of excitement.

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. If you can’t avoid whole group discussions then at least avoid pointing to someone and asking them directly what they think.

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. Here is another study on the growing use of social media in marketing.

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

Hildy Gottlieb

In prior posts you will find similar information about LinkedIn and Twitter. In the prior posts in this series, I likened LinkedIn to a Chamber of Commerce mixer - a place that is intended for networking that is all business. 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

Become a sponsor Social Networks And Group Formation Theoretical Concepts to Leverage by Shiv Singh on 2007/09/06 | [21 Comments] This is the first in a three-part series on academic research that illuminates social networks, one of the most important trends in design today.

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. However, as facilitator, you should also know how LinkedIn groups work and how you can facilitate conversations in groups.

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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. social media Australia courses Education Facebook LinkedIn schools Sydney teachers Training Twitter webinar workshops

Online Community Expert Interview: Allen Blue, LinkedIn

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert Interview is with Allen Blue of LinkedIn. LinkedIn has traditionally been the professional network of choice, and has experienced a surge in use and attention in recent months because of the increase in job-seeking activity.Allen is one of the co-founders of LinkedIn , where he manages the Content and Communities division, covering LinkedIn's Groups, Events, Answers, Communication and Network Updates products.

How to Write a Social Media Strategy in 9 Steps

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Identify the pain points and the hopes/wishes briefly, the circumstances and backstory and any anecdotes you can glean (CEO wants a LinkedIn group, we had problems on Facebook, Instagram is really popular with our staff). lobby groups, new in a job, re-entering workforce after time off.

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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. I interviewed Remco Mostertman, the initiator of a large HR community mainly on LinkedIn (Remco is on the right).

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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. Silicon Valley-based VisiblePath is a lot like LinkedIn, but it automatically determines who your real network is, and how strong each individual relationship is, based on your emails and calendar items that involve them. He concludes that LinkedIn is useless.

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

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

When you do a search now on Google, Google checks your history and your friends’ histories and gives your results based on what you’ve looked at before and what your friends have shared on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Tumblr, WordPress, and so on.

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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., The key problem - very little awareness outside of each group of what others did.

Creative Facilitation – the Book!

Viv Mcwaters

is about exploring the impact of facilitation and facilitators on groups, the qualities that make for good facilitators and some of the underlying philosophy that underpins our approach. It also explores in more depth, elements of human behaviour and group dynamics.

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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. There are other shifts as the use of Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, texting, downloadable mobile apps and Foursquare are increasing while there are reductions in the use of blogs, message boards, video blogs, podcasts and MySpace. 500 used Facebook and 73% used LinkedIn

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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. This 3 Day Social Media course is a mix of lecture, group challenges and computer based exercises (bring your own laptop or use ours ). Computer Based Session: Build a business hub on emergent social tools such as Google Plus and Pinterest and LinkedIn Business Pages.

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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 ). A Facebook personal profile and a LinkedIn or Twitter account is assumed. Understanding Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn optimisation.

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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. Endorse someone’s skills on LinkedIn. Image by Vincent Fournier for Henkel Advertising.

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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). Computer Based Session: Build a business hub on emergent social tools such as Google Plus and Pinterest and LinkedIn Business Pages.

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How to be a great community manager

John Tropea - Delicious Community

LinkedIn Home. What is LinkedIn? A nswer: Ensure that questions in the threaded discussion board/group receive replies, that discussions are relevant, and that behavior is appropriate. E xpand: Attract new members, content contributions, and threaded discussion board/group posts.

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Social learning circle- new ways of learning at a conference

Joitske Hulsebosch

I really like the idea behind a learning circle - a circle is composed of a group of people interested in the same topic but who do not know each other meet. I wanted to connect online (via a Linkedin group) but it was not a smooth and rapid process.

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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. In Network analysis you identify a network, a friends network, a LinkedIn group or a community of practice, or in the course a dolphins network.

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. Source of image. What motivates academics and teachers to get involved in areas of practice that are NOT supported by their institutions?

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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. P ost: Start a new thread or reply in a threaded discussion board/group. At least one post to the ESN group per week.

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