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

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. LinkedIn Strategy and Technique. LinkedIn Beginner Tips.

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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. However, by contrasting Facebook and LinkedIn, I hope to present and clarify a few of the issues. Accepting Friends on LinkedIn.

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?

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. We’ve explored a wide range of subjects and have hopefully demonstrated the feasibility of using a LinkedIn group for personal branding. Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail.

Facebook, LinkedIn and Digg Content Sharing Tip

Online Social Networking

When you share content on Facebook , LinkedIn or Digg , the site looks for thumbnail pictures it can show with your link and suggests one to you. I’ve noticed people accepting whatever thumbnail Facebook, LinkedIn or Digg suggests. Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail.

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.

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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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. Each social networking site is different. There are features of each social networking site that differentiate the site and contribute to its popularity. LinkedIn.

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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Can You Back Up Facebook Relationships?

Online Social Networking

I asked you, “How can you protect your interests by diverting or diversifying your networking and marketing efforts starting right now?&#. Just as an example, we might start groups on LinkedIn and invite fellow Facebook group members to join these groups.

What are Social Bookmarking Sites?

Online Social Networking

My definition of social bookmarking sites includes not only sites explicitly created for bookmark sharing, but multipurpose social networking sites , as well. Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail.

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. However, the possibility that any given networking site will become unpopular, change its rules, cancel your membership, or even shut down entirely, renders such a website unsuitable as a hub and foundation for your web presence. Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail.

3 Key Social Media and Web Marketing Strategies for 2011

Online Social Networking

Good-Bye Facebook Open Networking. For years, Facebook was an open social networking site that permitted members to befriend people whom they didn’t know despite mounting privacy concerns. Hello Ning Open Networking. Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail.

Hierarchy and Network: Two Structures, One Organization - John Kotter - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

John Kotter Blogs John Kotter On: Leadership , Managing People , Change Management Hierarchy and Network: Two Structures, One Organization 1:01 PM Monday May 23, 2011 | Comments () Email Tweet This Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Print Almost all companies organize people in a hierarchy, and then run well known managerial processes (planning, budgeting, staffing, measuring, etc) with it.

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Can British cities learn from US ‘networked localism’? : RSA blogs

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

RSA BLOGS RSS FEED. Can British cities learn from US ‘networked localism’? This process has been dubbed ‘networked localism’. This raises obvious questions about the scope for networked cities in Britain. Economic networking between cities needn’t just be about geographical agglomeration. thersa blog: Can British cities learn from US ‘networked localism’? Linkedin. networks. social networks. Arts and Society. Design and Society.

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Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Climate Skeptic Monument Are You Tapping “Third-Order&# Engagement? New engagement technologies such as social networks and relationship management databases (CRM) help employees dramatically increase the number of relationships they can manage while simultaneously improving the quality and impact of those relationships. Follow any responses to this post through RSS 2.0.

The Death of the RSS Reader: Another Debate That Needs to End!

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Last week we saw it come back again with the Death of the RSS Reader debate, where a bunch of people stated, very adamantly , how the days of RSS feed reading are numbered and how we ought to be moving to something else. But, are RSS feeds really dead?

Top 10 Twitter-LinkedIn Integration Takeaways

Online Social Networking

Take for example the recent integration of LinkedIn with Twitter. You can now tweet your LinkedIn status to your Twitter followers and automatically post your tweets to your LinkedIn status. It is easy to see that this Twitter-LinkedIn partnership has many practical implications. Based on my research, these are my top 10 takeaways from the new Twitter-LinkedIn hookup: Microblogging has gone mainstream. As a result, LinkedIn can be more competitive.

The HBR List 2009 - How Social Networks Network Best - Harvard Business Review

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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. In contrast, a richly connected network works best for integration and decision making, because it allows the individual to hear everyone else’s opinion about the expected return from each of the alternatives. In the same organization, however, the employees with the most cohesiveface-to-face networks were 30% more productive.

Comparing Collaboration and Social Networks - All Collaboration - allcollaboration.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

This key distinction leads to the manner and means of networking that that are indeed different. Sure enough, there is some overlap between the two types of networks but this is neither an imposing nor a driving fact. Social networking is different in objective and mechanics.

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Feedbuddy RSS Matchmaking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

As the site says, "subscribing to and reading special RSS-feeds characterizes you and your very special interests." In practice, however, Feedbuddy isnt much of a social network. The site is dead simple, and probably shouldnt be categorized as a social network at all.

How to Cope with Google Friend Connect’s Untimely Demise

Online Social Networking

For a free email list, you can create your own group on a Ning social networking site, such as my Small Business Network. You will be able to email group members and to network with each other. I invite you to subscribe to this Online Social Networking blog and to join Small Business Network , so that we can stay in touch with each other. I’m also on Google+ , Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter. I love to network, and I’m very accessible.

Forwarding Is the New Networking - Tom Davenport - Harvard Business Review

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Forwarding is the new networking. OK, its not really the new networking, since its been going on for more than a decade now. Smart networkers saw early on that forwarded email content was a way to nurture network relationships. Forwarding is the new networking.

10 Tips for Making Facebook Business Friends

Online Social Networking

LinkedIn Connections - Do the same with LinkedIn networking connections who share an interest in your business niche. Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail. Business Networking Facebook Networking and Marketing Strategy Social Media and Social Networking Sites Targeting

How Amplify, Ping.fm and Posterous Help Spread the Word

Online Social Networking

For example, I often want to share a link, an idea or content on all of the most popular social networking sites ( Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn and Ning sites, such as Beyond Business Coaching and inSocialMedia ). Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Networking goes mainstream I was recently asked by a buddy to name off some social networking platforms that could be branded or changed as needed (that’s where that term ‘white label’ has come from). Web Crossing Social networking and collaboration suite.

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10 Tips for Inviting to Facebook Events

Online Social Networking

Promote your event on your blog and on social media sites such as Twitter , Google+ and LinkedIn. Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail. All media have the tendency to become over-saturated with intrusive commercial messages.

My Top 10 Social Media Sites

Online Social Networking

For the record, here are the Top 15 Most Popular Social Networking Websites , the Top 15 Most Popular Web 2.0 I use my Facebook profile for networking and my Facebook page , as well as those of my place of business and my clients, for marketing and for community building.

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Missing Pieces: The Activity Stream Aggregator

Collaborative Thinking

Social network sites (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn in the consumer space as well as many enterprise social software vendors) display a chronological list of human-readable content fragments that describe actions taken by people and applications. Industry strategists also position activity streams as an important mechanism for extending an individual’s social graph as well as a means people can leverage to mobile their social network connections (e.g.,

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 MySpace remains the most profitable social network, generating an estimated $1 billion in revenue versus $300 million for Facebook in 2008. Well, I think that's very possible as social networking sites today are growing like mushrooms.

Bridging the Offline-Online Business Networking Gap

Online Social Networking

I asserted in Social and Business Networking Evolving that the integration of offline and online social and business networking, along with mobile technology , will dominate the social space for years to come. Generally, we’ve networked either offline or online.

Ning Social Network Ruffles Some Feathers

Online Social Networking

This is not the first Ning Social Network Controversy and probably not the last one either. I personally have been unhappy and hurt by many changes to the Ning social network in the past half-year or so. Many Ning social networking sites will close down rather than upgrade.

Why Bad Things Happen to Good Content

Online Social Networking

Your follow-through might include email , social bookmarking sites , Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , Ning and other social networking sites. Subscribe to my RSS feed or by e-mail.

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

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Subscribe to Careers Subscribe to ERP APPLICATIONS CLOUD COMPUTING DATA CENTER MOBILE NETWORK SECURITY VIRTUALIZATION Drilldowns APPLE CAREERS DEVELOPMENT MICROSOFT OUTSOURCING WEB 2.0 RSS Feeds » LEADERSHIP CIO Executive Programs The Leader in Face-to-Face Education for Senior Executives Offering regional and national programs, CIO (and CSO) events bring together some of the most respected names and thought leaders in information technology and security.

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Targeting and Connecting on 4 Popular Business Networking Sites

Online Social Networking

I am about to discuss targeting and connecting as they apply to Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn and Ning networks, the most popular social networking sites for business networking. Since that may not be true in your case, feel free to adapt these business networking techniques to all other social networking sites as needed. To identify people in your target market, search for groups and Facebook networked blogs that would likely interest them.

An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

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An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks March 16, 2010 tags: civilization , evolution , social networks , society by Venessa Miemis This weekend I experienced a snowcrash; a moment where the seemingly disparate pieces of information floating in my head came together. Insight #1: The Overview The Future is Networks. The Final Insight: The Future is Networks If you’ve made it this far, either this a.) No one ever taught me “networking.&#

Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

It has built a “ social network application &# that enables its most active customers to create and connect information, and in so doing generate a “real time information network&# used by over a hundred million people around the world to “discover what’s happening now.&#

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

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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.

Main blogs for your industry

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

One of those dumbass things you notice - Blizzard, makers of World of Warcraft does not have RSS turned on their official press release/media site. I’m always coming across companies not having RSS turned on their press releases - gosh, most of them publish a PDF file, and expect you to open it. By the way, one of my RSS groups is “major social networks&#. LinkedIn Blog. … and I really don’t understand Blizzard not having RSS turned on.