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What are Social Bookmarking Sites?

Online Social Networking

I’m writing about social bookmarking sites because of comments on my Facebook page indicating that people could still be unfamiliar with social bookmarking. Social Bookmarking Sites Defined. Bookmarks themselves are the content on social bookmarking sites.

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7 steps to shutting down a social media site

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The photo sharing social network Radar.net is shutting down and, thankfully, they have all undertaken all the key steps to do that sensitively and graciously. More in Social Media is Not An Experiment. Shutting down the sites with SilkCharm. Social Media: Bank Robbery (1).

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Advanced Social Media Course – August Sydney 2015

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares Looking for an advanced social media course in Sydney ? Covering Facebook, Twitter, blogs, social media strategy writing for clients, step by step campaigns, measurement and analytics, and dealing with trolls and negative criticism on Facebook and other social media sites?

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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.

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Police and Social Media News site – SA Police

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

How do services like the Police engage in Social Media and online communities? Well the South Australian Police force have released a social media news site. In some respects the Police site usurps crime beat reporting in newspapers by using only “if it bleeds it leads&# articles, as all the news is about crimes such as handbag snatchings. An excellent entry into the “broadcast&# category of social media.

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Social Media is Dead, Long Live Big Data

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares Social Media has trained artificial intelligence and now Big Data is taking over. They are focussing on the DATA behind social media. SMH big data social media. Social Media Trained the Matrix (Big Data). ” ( AFR big data social media fitbit ).

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7 Levels of Social Media Engagement

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

There are seven stages to social media engagement from shallow monitoring to deep peer to peer economies. How deep is the rabbit hole of social media? Stage Zero - What is Social Media? Doesn’t know, doesn’t care about social media.

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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. From a business point of view, MySpace has become primarily a niche site for the music industry. 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.

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Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Rewarding badges and points systems on your intranet – social scorecards – could be the turning point for turning your enterprise 2.0 Foursquare becomes Social Work and all the better for it. Economies of Social Scorecards. Trust and Social Scorecards.

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RSS Extensions for Browsers & Social Media Dashboards

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Extensions site: https://extensions.apple.com. howto social media Workshop Notes Chrome extension Facebook feedly Firefox addon Internet Explorer monitoring netvibes panels rss Safari Twitter RSS Extensions to Omnibox/URL box for Browsers (for my students).

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CEOs Don’t Understand Social Media The Australian

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Australian CEOs are negligent in refusing to come to grips with Social Media, and their PR Media trainers are negligent in not training them to understand the impact of their communications in social networks. Can CEOs really afford to be oblivious to social media?

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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 then present one perspective on the history of such sites, discussing key changes and developments.

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Brands trolling the trolls in #Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Click the images for the original site. Shitstorm social media brands negative criticism trolls In my 8 ways to deal with trolls and negative criticism , (1000+ retweets!) one of the options is to “own” the negative criticism – or troll the trolls.

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The Fallacy of Social Networking

Elsua

You may have noticed how over the course of the last couple of weeks I haven’t been much active on the external social networking tools out there that I usually hang out at, such as Twitter, Google Plus or LinkedIn. Social just for the sake of social is now dead.

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Enterprise 2.0: A Transition From Destination Site To Platform Services

Collaborative Thinking

and social network sites: Trend : The focus of “Enterprise 2.0”-related related solutions will expand from social network sites to social applications hosted on the social network site itself and social networking services capable of adding social context to productivity suites, collaboration tools, enterprise portals, business processes, and mobile applications. social network site)? Social Networking & Collaboration

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How 2nd Screen Apps killed off Television Advertising – Social Media TV

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

As viewers use Twitter, Facebook and apps like Zeebox to continue to drive attention to TV Shows, these social tools paradoxically kill off TV Advertising. Both types of shows have higher interaction on social sites during Ad breaks rather than during the shows. .

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

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Search Engine Optimization has been hijacked by your friends and family (Social Media Optimization) and that’s a good thing. SMO (social media optimization) is in, SEO (search engine optimization) is out. SEO vs SMO or Search Engine Optimization vs Social Media Optimization.

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Social Enterprise Today: Useful New Content Aggregation Site

Portals and KM

Here is another excellent site created by Jerry Bowles, Social Enterprise Today. Nathan notes that, “we use labels like intelligence and analytics to divide the analysis of social media data into closely related specialties. It aggregates a number of bloggers on the topic and I am pleased be to included.

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10 Tips for Using Social Bookmarking Sites Effectively

Online Social Networking

To what extent do you benefit from social bookmarking sites in your social media projects? I myself only dabbled in social bookmarking until recently. Using Social Bookmarking Sites Effectively. Don’t take on more sites than you can easily manage.

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Four Types of Status Updates for Improving Social Media Engagement on Facebook and Twitter

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Or everything feels a bit “corporate”speak in a “social” space. So I’ve put together four types of social objects for you to play with. You can follow my podcasts on iTunes [link] (video) or [link] (audio) and YouTube Social Media Business.

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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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Social Media Analysis Site Offers Directory of Software Firms

Portals and KM

Social Media Analysis, run by Nathan Gilliatt , is a useful site covering the “business of monitoring, measuring, and understanding social media.” As the site states each company in the directory has its own page with the following information: A link to the company's main website. A description of the company and its social media analysis products and services, provided by the company itself.

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UNICEF: They Just Don’t Understand Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Sometimes Not for Profits and Charities diss social media to try and emotionally bully us into donating. If you’re interested in seeing an ROI on social media activity, then this post is definitely for you…. Slactivism or Social Agency?

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Social Media Monitoring Bookmarks and RSS

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

When monitoring social media, don’t forget to monitor social media platforms (changes at Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn etc) as well as stuff specific to YOUR industry. The Guardian Social Media section [link] OR [link].

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Social Business, Where Do You Stand?

Elsua

or, lately, Social Business , which seems to be the term everyone has been embracing (Incorrectly, if I may add, judging from what Social Business is originally all about it, as coined by Prof. Becoming a social business is something you earn.

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Social Networking and Going Back to Basics

Elsua

In “ Is Social Media Becoming a Vast Wasteland? Yet, very little seems to be happening in order to prevent the Social Web to become the new vast wasteland. The core aspect of social networking and the good old Web 2.0 Innovation Social Enterprise

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3 Day Social Media Intensive – Hands on! Sydney 2014

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares Hiya, I’m running my last 3 Day social media intensive for this year, in December. 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. Are you looking for an intensive social media strategy and campaign course with hands on practical setting up of blogs, Facebook, Twitter and other social media tools?

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Fascinating Social Media and SEO Case Study

Online Social Networking

My strategies include search engine optimization , social bookmarking , business networking and email campaigns , as well. Initially, there was substantial traffic from social media, particularly StumbleUpon.

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Ripple: Social Network Influencers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social Ripple Social Marketing. The main thing for me was to chat with Affiliate marketers about how social networks pass information around. You don’t need a big social network yourself. Timing is not the same in social networks that it is in broadcast channels.

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Screencast: Employee Profiles & Social Network Sites

Collaborative Thinking

I recorded a short (11 minute) screencast this morning to help a customer better understand the role of employee profiles within social network sites. Screencast: Employee Profiles & Social Network Sites. When organizations discuss the business value of social networking, online communities, or expertise location, the conversation invariably includes a discussion on the role of employee profiles. Posted to Cisco Enterprise Social Software Community.

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Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

As tomorrow is an historic day – The Australian and other news.com sites move behind the paywall – what WILL we pay for, what SHOULD we pay for and what OTHER revenues streams are being missed by News.com refusal to build online communities around their content?

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How Social Media can Fix the Troll and Bullying problem

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

This article covers: What is a troll, History of Trollling and How Social Media can Fix Trolling (how can society fix trolling, actually). The Village has to Fix the Monster – trolls – and use social media and social tools to do that. Social Media Spotlights Trolls.

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Media and Mining vs Social Media and GetUp

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

And taking out injunctions to stop social media “crowdsourcing” about her, her family and her business. Sources: DeSmogBlog , Graham Readfern The Drum , Gina Rhinehart controlling Media, The Courts and Social Media. Social Media and Mining.

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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. Small Business Network is the Ning site I created and run. Be careful to bookmark the Ning sites you join, so that you can easily find your way back to them.

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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.

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Telstra and shutting down NowWeAreTalking social media site

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Companies who create social media sites and then don’t do a controlled shut down really don’t get engagement.A SOCIAL MEDIA IS NOT AN EXPERIMENT. bloggers remains, even if the site is gone.

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The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!

Elsua

There are plenty of blog posts out there that have covered very well the topic of “ The Future of the Workplace &# and the impact of social computing in helping shape up the business world to become a whole lot more open, engaged, transparent and nimble.

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Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning

Elsua

In fact, I would think that there aren’t many out there anymore since most folks tend to spend the vast majority of their time in whatever the social networking site interacting with their network(s). The vast majority of learning is social.

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Social Influence and the Impact of Klout API

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Klout is the social media measurement tool that measures influence – how many followers, how much interaction and the style of interaction that a person has in their personal or business social network. Reuters uses Klout of CEOS on Social Media.

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Sydney Social Media Course – 3 Days with Laptop

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Sydney social media course 2013. Walk away with a social media strategy, campaign, tools. Facebook, Twitter, Social Media Dashboards, Google Plus, Social Media Measurement. Sydney Social Media Course . 29 to 31 July – Sydney 3 Day Social Media course.

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