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. Are they the new Press?

Social Media Call To Action: Bullied on a Bus

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Above is a video of a 68-year-old bus monitor named Karen Klein being verbally harassed by a group of middle schoolers on their way home from Athena Middle School in Greece, New York.

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Trending Sources

The Human Behind Humans of New York

Leading Virtually

A little over a month ago, I had the opportunity to attend a talk at Cornell University by Brandon Stanton, the author of Humans of New York (HONY). A very eloquent speaker, Mr. Stanton kept his audience engaged with his stories of how he has interviewed thousands of people not only in New York City but across the world. Social media technology, because of the way it reaches and touches different people far and wide, has the tendency to bring out the truth.

New York Times Starts Wine and Film Clubs

Portals and KM

I have been covering the plight of traditional media for some time on this blog. This even applies to traditional old guard papers as both The New York Times and The Wall Street  Journal have started wine businesses. Here is the  New York Times Wine Club site.    According to Reuters, the New York Times also recently introduced  a film club. Here is a topic for the holiday season.

Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In this article, I’m looking at process vs product journalism, representational democracy falling over, the demise of capitalism, authoritarian aspects of traditional media AND online community hosts e.g. Twitter and the newly found power of Crowd Activism.

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Older Web Users are Catching up with Youth on Social Media Participation

Portals and KM

As reported in the New York Times , a new Pew Research study finds that some of the greatest gains in social media use are occurring in older generations. Many former bloggers are now are doing blog-like things in other online spaces as they post updates on Facebook and Twitter, among other new channels. The use of social media has often been seen as an act of the young workers.

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Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?


I got tons of new ideas to fine tune both my blogging style and voice and I surely plan to pick things up and introduce a number of them over here, so that you can get to see them live and find out how they could work out for you, too.

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7 Tips to Winning the Social Media Marathon

Online Social Networking

Building a social media presence is much more a marathon than a sprint. The social media marathon requires commitment, persistence and lots of patience, the type of mental endurance needed to complete a 26.2 When I wrote Social Media One Bite at a Time back in March, I emphasized the importance of motivation and focus. How does all this translate into long-term social media success ? Learn a new feature, practice it, and go on to the next. Online Community Revenue

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

It will outlive me and everyone working there.&# ( Rob Kalin, CEO Etsy on Bloomberg ) The New York company tallied $273.2 December 2010: Etsy, the eBay for arts and crafts, is set to see $400 million worth of business on its site this year, the New York Times reports.

Crowdsourced Funding: How to ask for $75K but get $1.5million

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Casey Hopkins asked people to fund his new project to make a better dock for the iPhone. Kickstarter is an online community where you put up your project that you need funding, in this case to make a new dock for the iPhone. This is not media business as usual. Media.

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Freemium Revenues: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In this episode of Social Media Business podcast, the concept of freemium is introduced – what it is, how Flickr, LinkedIn, SecondLife are making millions of dollars from giving stuff away for free. Freemium Revenues: Social Media Business Ep.004 from Laurel Papworth on Vimeo.

Social Network Identity: Anonymity, Pseudonymity and Accountability -Media140

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

You can follow the story on The Guardian , on The New York Times and on Salman err Ahmed Rushdie’s Facebook Page. We take a look at the legal, social and media perspectives and ask the question is it really that important?

Collaborative Thinking: Social Media & Pharmaceuticals

Collaborative Thinking

The New York pharmaceuticals maker will announce a partnership today with Sermo Inc.,

Blog Journalism: The World As Editor

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Jeff Jarvis has responded to New York Times slamming bloggers as unethical and without standards by pointing out that blogging is “process of journalism&# whereas mainstream media is “product journalism&#. .

Social Media Helping Real Estate Agents Defy Commoditization

Online Social Networking

I attended REMarTech in New York City this past week. 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.

Future of Newspapers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Technorati Tags: charlie rose , future of newspapers , Mort Zuckerman , Robert Thomson , The New York Daily News , time , Wall Street Journal , Walter Isaacson. Tags: time charlie rose social media The New York Daily News Media future of newspapers Wall Street Journal Robert Thomson Mort Zuckerman press social media proprietors Walter Isaacson Charlie has this fascinating video.

Facebook: Iceland Constitution and Gov 2.0

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Iceland have turned to social media to ask the population to crowdsource writing Iceland’s new constitution. Compare to Australia’s Future of Melbourne wiki or New Zealand crowdsourcing their Police Act.

Is MySpace Good for Society? A Freakonomics Quorum - Freakonomics - Opinion - New York Times Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Nicole Ellison , assistant professor of Telecommunication, Information Studies and Media at Michigan State University: I believe the benefits provided by social network sites such as Facebook have made us better off as a society and as individuals, and that, as they continue to be adopted by more diverse populations, we will see an increase in their utility. New social networking services are counted in our measure of G.D.P., Our news media loves to focus on these.

TV Industry Taps Social Media for Oscars and other Events

Portals and KM

Continuing its coverage of social media and TV, Brian Stelter reported in the New York Times on how TV Industry Taps Social Media, in this case for the Oscars.  During the Super Bowl this year, Twitter users set a new record by sending 4,064 messages each second, the highest number of messages per second recorded during any sporting event.

25 Common Social Media and Web Marketing Mistakes

Online Social Networking

My hope is that this article and those articles and resources it links to will enable you to take a fresh look at your social media and web marketing program. Shama Hyder Kabani’s The Zen of Social Media Marketing provides an excellent overview of the planning process.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Networking: For Better Or Worse?

Collaborative Thinking

A Freakonomics Quorum - Freakonomics - Opinion - New York Times Blog Two little words — “social networking” — have become a giant buzzphrase over the past couple of years, what with the worldwide march of Facebook and headline-ready stories about Web-assisted suicides.

Wrap Up of 2nd Annual Community Manager Day: Voices Around the World #CMAD « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The folks at Fresh Networks discuss the Pros and Cons Sysomos does analysis on the event A community managers job never ends at 6pm by Social Media Club See Spain’s Community Manager Day website -Spanish More discussions spreading the globe and more here -Spanish What is a Community Manager?

Find Twitter followers by location 2011

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Doesn’t work if they say “new york, london, sydney&# or “on a yacht&#. Lists are on the right hand side (old version) or top (new version of Twitter) and they may already created a local Twitter list, a town list, a location list or similar.

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How BusinessWeek makes sausage, I mean, webcasts

Endless Knots

During make-up, people started pouring in – from BusinessWeek, Cisco, the multi-media vendor, and the janitorial service at NASDAQ (they were only there very briefly). Tags: New York Me Networks and Networking Collaboration Web 2.0 The BusinessWeek webcast, “ Boosting Productivity through Virtual Collaboration ,” was so much fun that I thought you’d like a bit of an inside peek. FYI, the show is being archived along with the slides.

Your online social workspace | Your collaboration software | FMYI

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Read what the New York Times and others think about the FMYI ». a new day. “ A New Day “ is a two minute video about our heart and soul, and what we love doing for you. Watch “A New Day” ». Brand video: "A New Day". Media buzz.

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What’s New on the Anthill: Reflections from our Third Annual All Ants Meeting

Ant's Eyeview Blog

With the help of the Corporate Executive Board , I organized a roundtable event that gathered senior leaders from pioneering brands working on Communities and “Social Media.” Lastly, I’m excited to announce a new project underway focused on Practitioners.

Agency Flash Mobs vs Social Flash Mobs

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

While traditional media spends most of their time dissing social media (it is a competitor after all), traditional agencies find social media a rich source for client campaigns. Time to create something new. See how many social media people jump up and do it too.

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Climate Change, Poverty and The Great Horse Poo Debate of 1898

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Some people are not in urban Australia, paying $3.08c carbon offset for your business flights interstate, and paying an arm and a leg for the new eco-friendly lightbulbs. In New York in 1900, the population of 100,000 horses produced 2.5

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Preparing for a whole lot of Kaizen

Evolving Web

We have three Kaizen Camps scheduled for New York, Los Angeles, and Boulder – with more on the way in Tel Aviv, Sydney, Melbourne, and Ho Chi Minh City. Focused Social Media ManagementThe last few weeks have been busy. We’ve launched Kaizen Camp which is bustling with activity.

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My Favorite Tweets for April 15 - 30 2011

Portals and KM

RT @ socialmedia2day : Top 10 Reasons Twitter is On Top of Social Media Food Chain [link]. RT @ outstart : by @ robpatrob Measuring Influence and so Attention – New York Times [link]. RT @ rossdawson : RT @ ariegoldshlager : WSJ: Best Practices for Engaging with Customers Thru Social Media: [link]. RT @ socialmedia2day : How-To Use Social Media Research To Drive Strategy [link]. Most Marketers Plan to Increase Social Media Spend This Year [link].

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The Joy of Getting Disconnected

Portals and KM

There have been so many surveys about the addictive power of social media and the need to stay in touch with email.  For example a 2009 study found that It found that their sample used social media in the car (over 35 – 9%, under 35 – 40%), at work (over 35 – 29%, under 35  - 64%), on vacation (over 35 – 41%,  under 35 - 65%), on a date (over 35- 9%,  under 35 - 34%), and after sex (over 35 - 8%,  under 35 - 36%).  Happy Halloween.

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Academy Awards: Oscars Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

When I speak and write on the COI of Social Media – the Cost of Inaction – one cost is cultural relevancy. from Media Awareness Network, California ). Of course the other side of social media is what other people say. Social Media Monetization: Leo Laporte TWiT (14).

Social Media before the Web

Portals and KM

I recently came across an interesting article, Social Media Before the Internet: Tales of Victorians, Comic Book Fans, Phone Phreaks and CBers. The bride was in Boston and the groom was in New York. These features, piped-in music and location monitoring, have taken on new forms and become disaggregated from her primitive phone lines.

New Facebook Groups for Better or Worse

Online Social Networking

There are the old Facebook groups , and there are also the new Facebook groups that will very soon supersede the old. New Facebook Groups Wreak Havoc. Along came new Facebook groups, and I quickly seized the opportunity to try them out. New Facebook Groups Superseding the Old.

Announcing the Online Community Unconference 2013 – We’re Back!

Online Community Strategy

Community Management influencers Metrics Online Business Online Community Online Community Report Online Community Roundtable Online Community Unconference Social Business social media State of Online Community CMAD cmgr community mamager ocu social business

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Social Media Revenue: Huffington Post TechCrunch Valuations

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Yes, Virginia, social media and blogs CAN make money. Will 2010 see the further rise of social media proprietors? It’s usually said in a tone that implies that social media is so gosh- darn “social&# and “friendly&# that everyone gives everything away for free.

Reputation Annihilation in Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

e.g. New York Times quoting Digg or a top blogger. Technorati Tags: AIG , company karma , Online Communities , social media , social networks , vizedu. Tags: social media Online Communities social networks vizedu AIG company karma anti advertising anti-PR blogs Anti Marketing anti-branding AIG got a billion dollar bailout then went on a retreat - 1/2 million dollar workshop. I want me some of that. Fed up.

June 30: Mashable Social Media Day #SMDay Sydney

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Join Mashable in celebrating Social Media Day. Wednesday June 30th is global social media day. Celebrating all things social and media-ish. Social Media Day from Mashable : As far as we know, there is no official Social Media Day. Social media has changed our lives.

Online Community Unconference East - 2009

Online Community Strategy

Our first event of 2009, the Online Community Unconference East is going to be held on February 11 in New York City. We expect 150 online community and social media professionals to attend, and we expect there to be between 30-40 collaborative sessions. Social Media Optimization.

NBC Partners with DC Comics for New iPad App for The Cape

Portals and KM

I continue to be interested in the integration of old and new media. There is a promotion going on for NBC’s new series, The Cape. However, as the New York Times recently noted that there is no standard way for the Web TV convergence and this may be a problem. Here is another really innovative integration of computers and TV. NBC has partnered with DC Comics to make the full pilot episode available through DC’s free comic book iPad application.

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