API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Episode 3 focusses on monetizing APIs and looking at revenue streams from widgets. API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Ep.003 from Laurel Papworth on Vimeo. One popular widget was the Nintendo wii (see programmable web) mashup of available/in stock Wii’s and a Google map.

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Apps vs. Widgets

Community Guy

Are apps just the updated version of widgets? Today Peter Kim asks that very question: Remember widgets? 2005 – 2006), widgets were all the rage. Thing is, widgets were a pain in the ass. If you weren’t a fairly skilled nerd, and let’s face it, most people aren’t, you wouldn’t know what to do with widget installation code if you life depended on it. The other issue with widgets is the platform.

Lotus Connections Widgets But Not OpenSocial

Collaborative Thinking

A variety of iWidget widgets available in the catalog - after you read the 5900+ word licensing agreement - it's pretty straight-forward. Also, in the Twitter widget -I read this, " When prompted provide your Twitter account information.This will be stored into Notes account preferences and will be a one time setting." Do you like the widgets that are available on Lotus Connections in the Greenhouse, like the Facebook, Flickr, MySpace and Twitter widgets?

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Collaborative Thinking: SproutBuilder: Making Widget Creation Easy

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Social Media: Sometimes Its All About The Contest | Main | YouTube + Digg + Obama = YouBama » January 31, 2008 SproutBuilder: Making Widget Creation Easy Interesting, if I have time later, Ill try playing with this: SproutBuilder is going to explode the world of widgets on the web. SproutBuilder lets you build very sophisticated, multi-page widgets with media, analytics and more.

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My first self-made widget

Joitske Hulsebosch

I'm proudly presenting my first self-made widget! You can do much more like adding audio or video to your widget (though it already seems heavy for non-broadband internet users). If you want to know more about widgets, you can read one of my earlier blogposts. I have built it with Sproutbuilder , which I got to know through Beth Kanter. I have used the example of a conference about communities of practice in the Netherlands, that we'll be organizing on June 2.

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Which Widget for What? Media Sandbox 2008 Report.

Platform Neutral

Download the full report here: Which Widget for What? or social media technologies to harness knowledge and network distributed communities, but how easy is it for organisations to effectively use these widgets and websites? Download the full report here: Which Widget for What? Attached is the final report about the facilitation work done with iShed for the Media Sandbox 2008 development scheme.

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7 Tips for Utilizing Blog and Website Widgets

Online Social Networking

Are you using website widgets effectively? I listed 10 Types of Widgets for Your Blog or Website. Now, I discuss strategies for employing widgets on your site. While using website widgets is not rocket science, here are some important concepts worth keeping in mind: Widgets Are Content - Recently, a Twitter connection told me he liked my content and use of widgets. Use web widgets from reputable sources and banner ads, too.&#.

Widgetized Health Coverage Reform News


Check out this web widget that you can embed on your own site or blog. Simply click on "Get Widget" and copy the code into your blog, Facebook profile, or other site. As the health reform debate heats up, here's a new way to stay on top of the most relevant news and opinion from major newspapers and other media outlets. The news items are updated weekly by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Cover The Uninsured staff.

KaBOOM! "Playspace Finder" - Great New Service and Widget


Check it out on their site , or use the nice widget below to search for playspaces near you. The widget is great as other bloggers or web site owners can embed some easy code to have the widget on their own site -- magnifying the visibility for KABOOM Our friends at KaBOOM! have launched a new version of their " Playspace Finder " service -- a very cool map-based database to catalogue playspaces for kids. The KaBOOM!

Ripple: Social Network Influencers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

But you need influencers that can carry your tweet, or blog link, or widget selling eBay stuff to another site and so on. Time after time, those using Chip-In widgets for fundraising get a lot of angry comments when it closes after a week - “I only just heard about it&# !

Australia Social Media: crisis-communication-and-bushfire-emergencies

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Another was distributed communications through social media - Twitter, widgets, RSS, whatever. . Homeland Security Terror Alert Widget. The American’s have Homeland Security Preparedness and Response including colour coded widgets: This might reach the iPod generation who only pick up a paper, turn on the telly, or listen to the radio of they are told to on Twitter or Facebook. CDC RSS widget. . . . . . .

OpenSocial In The Enterprise

Collaborative Thinking

Somewhere during the discussion, I wondered aloud how OpenSocial should be compared/contrasted and put into perspective within the enterprise as the most viable widget/gadget effort around. In particular, there was a lot of discomfort with the assumption that the container (server side) could hold tokens for widgets to use to access external apps on behalf of a user. Social Networking & Collaboration social_media Widgets During the Enterprise 2.0

Bridging Across Language Online | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

on 23 Oct 2008 at 2:23 am Another site that may help bridge the language barrier is: [link] They let you create a multilingual widget for your site (including Blogs, Social networks, eBay, etc.).

Top 10 Ways to Get Facebook Page Fans

Online Social Networking

Facebook Widgets - I have a Facebook fan page widget on each of my websites, making it easy for site visitors to “like&# my Facebook page and stay in touch. Use the handy SHARE widget. I assert in Why Should I Like Your Facebook Page?

Where Your Web Strategy Ought to Begin

Online Social Networking

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. Use the handy SHARE widget. Your social media and web strategy necessarily starts from your website, the one place on the the web that you own and control.

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How to Cope with Google Friend Connect’s Untimely Demise

Online Social Networking

Use the handy SHARE widget. Business Networking List Building Networking and Marketing Strategy News Ning Sites Social Media and Social Networking Sites Web Marketing Widgets Aweber building a list Google Green Wave Email Marketing Ning Ning social network small business networking social networking siteIn case you haven’t heard, “Friend Connect will be retired March 1, 2012,” says Google.

Is Going Blogless Really An Option?

Online Social Networking

You’ll also place website widgets on your website and use those widgets to connect your site to the social web. Tags: Best Practices Networking and Marketing Strategy Outside the Box Web Marketing Widgets Blogging Social Media web development

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10 Ways to Promote Ning Networks

Online Social Networking

Badges or Widgets - Place your Ning network badge on blogs and other websites. Tags: Networking and Marketing Strategy Ning Sites SPAM Search Engines Widgets advertising Marketing Ning Ning social network SEO You’ve created Ning networks or belong to Ning networks started by others. What next? In 10 Ways to Brand and Market on Ning Networks , I examine a variety of Ning network features that are useful for promoting yourself or your business.

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exploring systemic cognition empirically

Taming the spaces

We can use wordpress with KB widget for discovering collectively created resources. Activity description: We have in theory camp the need to combine some theoretical aspects for developing a theory framework for social semantic server, action design approach. Every participant uses in the first stage KB to search and tag suitable resources. Each resource gets […]. learning layers systemic cognition

Pimp your blog

Joitske Hulsebosch

What is a widget? According to wikipedia a widget is a third party item that can be embedded in a web page. Widgets are, hence, little blocks of information which can be added to a blog, mostly in the sidebar. Widgets update information, they are not static. For instance, a widget with the latest comments updates its information with every new comment. Almost any kind of information can be widgetized and offered in a blog as an additional feature.

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Organizational Collaboration: Four Foundations - Overview

Michael Sampson - Currents

One of Julian's current projects is the design of a new widget, "Widget 15". Whenever he writes an email to colleagues about "Widget 15", that phrase is included. People should have a way of opting in to receive updates about "Widget 15" (foundation 3).

Twitter: @Anywhere announcement

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I’m not a hundred percent sure what @anywhere offers that current widgets don’t already offer – a Twitter created widget rather than a 3rd party developer widget created from the Twitter API. For example click on Get Widget below.

Beth's vlogging resource

Joitske Hulsebosch

Christian Kreutz and myself are currently working on a blog widget guide as a blogpost. Maybe we should rather develop a blog widget guide in a wiki? I knew Beth Kanter did a vlogging training in Cambodja and just found a great resource that she developed for the occasion. I'm a little ashamed, I thought I had developed quite something when I developed a 12 step guide for vlogging a meeting or presentation. But this is slightly. uhm more developed with screencasts and everything.

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Reporting Structure in IBM Connections

Michael Sampson - Currents

The add-on tools are: - an Update Manager widget, so that a manager can state the employees they manage. an Other Reports widget, for supporting matrix, project, and other alternative views of reporting information. - a Profile Progress widget, for showing graphically the current completion of a user's profile, much like you see on LinkedIn.

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How to Write a Social Media Press Release #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Call to action widgets (sign up for email newsletters, download industry PDF, fill in survey). Shares The days of emailing out a PDF to a small group of journalists and hoping they will open the attachment on their blackberry – lol – and act on it are over.

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running odiogio

Engineers without Fears

The Blogger widget doesn't want to install for some reason however. Check out my talking blog feed from odiogo below. odiogo

Online Community Books – Amazon Bookshop on WordPress

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Transactional based widgets still aren’t trusted I guess. And the actual Store widget itself is from Amazon. By adding an Amazon Bookshop to WordPress I can earn a little money, recommend some cool books and look rather groovy. And it doesn’t cost me a thing but time! AND gives you a bunch of Online Community books you may enjoy… I’ve added an Online Communities Books bookshop to this here blog. You can see it – Online Community BookStore.

tweetup today: Bondi Junction Lunch

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

PS Distributed application development through the open source community is an interesting devlopment in social networks – compare this with Facebook event widgets. What are you doing for lunch today? Tuna and soggy lettuce sandwich? Mars Bar and coffee? Come to Bondi Junction for a tweetup – Twitter meetup for the online community. Thought I’d blog this: cos the embed is waaay cool. Noodles anyone?

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Social Influence and the Impact of Klout API

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

API stands for Application Programming Interface – it lets you put a widget on your website that is updated every time someone updates their database.

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Why I’m Buying Jay Baer’s New Book Even Before I Know The Title

Ken Carroll

To be task-focused is to be focused on us, on ourselves - our sales funnels, our widgets, our analytics, our efficiencies, on our timeline. The pixels, the software, the widgets, the platforms. There’s a new Jay Baer book out soon and I know nothing about it.

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Choosing difficulty (one for the space nerds)

Community Guy

The site is a very nicely done experience, complete with a widget to track the (re)launch. If you’re a space nerd, you’re going to love WeChooseTheMoon.org. What is it, you ask?

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Say g’day

Viv Mcwaters

Over there on the left of my blog is a cool widget called feedjit ‘live traffic feed’ It lets me, and you, know who’s visiting. I’m curious.

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iGoogle Finished – what’s your favourite RSS Dashboard social media monitoring?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

It can’t be a purely RSS play as we need gadgets/widgets for API only based services. On your mobile device, Google Play offers applications ranging from games to news readers to home screen widgets.

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Moving from delicious to evernote

Learning Alliances

But I’ve gotten impatient with the delicious browser widget in Chrome (and the website was just too much overhead) so I decided to move all my links to Evernote. Over the years I’ve accumulated more than 1,000 links in [link].

A Quick Peak At Cisco Quad: Collaboration + Social + Unified Communications

Collaborative Thinking

And there are APIs for integrating functionality via widgets. Below is a video demonstration of some of Quad's main features. Cisco is also integrating its Show and Share video technology into Quad, so users can quickly and easily post video. Cisco talked about integrating Salesforce, or project management. All of this will extend to the iPhone and the iPad, and, naturally, Cisco's Cius when it ships (this is the Cisco tablet). via www.informationweek.com.

Notes From Cisco WebEx Connect Session

Collaborative Thinking

Team spaces have group discussion forums, persistent chat, document sharing and widgets (note: not sure whether document sharing implied document library with version controls, etc). Widgets: calendar, task, bulletin board, but can create customized widgets. who has access to what widgets). Widgets for call history, voice messaging, etc.

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GroupSwim Provides Three Enterprise 2.0 Offerings

Portals and KM

GroupSwim Workbench provides APIs and widgets to extend the base functionality. You can also embed these widgets into other existing products and web sites. Creating a new widget is easy. Here is a screen showing a number of the widgets.

Notes on BP102 User Blast by Mat Newman

Michael Sampson - Currents

Widgets provide easy access to information and applications. If there is no widget or plug-in available, see if the Web site of interest has a mobile version. Mat Newman from the West Island of New Zealand (otherwise known as Australia), is talking about Lotus Notes and users. Key points: - If users hate Notes, it's the organization's fault. Not IBMs. It's important that users know the name of the different parts of the Notes client - eg., the toolbar, the status bar, the sidebar.

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Facebook Removal of Fanpages. Community Pages.

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

If you use a Fan Box widget off of our site to promote your Page, others will be able to copy and place the widget elsewhere. You may not place a Fan Box widget in an advertisement.

Adobe Catches The Real-Time Wave

Collaborative Thinking

The notifications arrive on your desktop in the shape of a rectangular widget (see above for example of widgets featuring Evite and MySpace updates). Adobe Wave: Lets publishers “wave” hi to users directly from the desktop. Readers opt-in for the updates.

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