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.

10 Types of Widgets for Your Blog or Website

Online Social Networking

How much do you know about website widgets? Last week, in Website Widgets and Ads Raise Security and Privacy Issues , I shared my concerns about security and privacy issues connected with the use of widgets on a blog or other website. Use widgets from reputable sources and banner ads, too.&#. Subscription - I use RSS and NetworkedBlogs widgets, which are suitable for blogs, and I also use an email subscription widget that works with any website.

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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&# !

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?

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.

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.

Website Widgets and Ads Raise Privacy Issues

Online Social Networking

Website widgets are commonplace in the world of social media. About 16 web widgets are currently used on this blog. However, don’t you ever question how safe web widgets really are? Use widgets from reputable sources and banner ads, too.

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.

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.

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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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?

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!

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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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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KickApps — User-Generated Video & Social Networking at Your Website

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Affiliate Sign In Contact Us | Blog | KickDeveloper | Solutions Technology Services Customers About Us Social Networking Comments & Ratings Widgets Blogs Photo & Video Sharing Message Boards Video Players Feed Manager powered by the KickApps Social Graph Engine ™ for Web Publishers About Applications | How it Works | Our Customers Social & Media Applications On Demand Use KickApps to power audience growth & engagement on your website.

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. . . . . . .

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

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.).

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

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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Huffington Post Sells for $315m Social Media Revenue

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast (4). I often write on social media revenue – how social media sites like blogs and forums and social networks monetize. One way is pretty simple – sell it! The Huffington Post just sold for $315m to AOL (America Online).

Social Media Analysis Site Offers Directory of Software Firms

Portals and KM

A Twitter widget showing the company's most recent tweets. Social Media Analysis, run by Nathan Gilliatt , is a useful site covering the “business of monitoring, measuring, and understanding social media.” It has news, reviews, acquisitions, investments, and a job board. It recently added a growing directory of software vendors. 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.

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

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

API widget economy provide a platform for Amazon to empower Twitterers to sell books to each other via API. See here for selling through embeddable widgets on customer site, not on business page.

Igloo Offers Comprehensive Platform for Social Business

Portals and KM

Templates are available to use in configurations and the components are added through widgets so you can design your own system without any heavy IT lifting. There is a comprehensive widget library to help assemble the Igloo instance you want. Some of the widget library is shown below.

How Come I Can’t Tune Klout?

Alchemy of Change

Where it gets really interesting though is when I start mixing and matching my own variables and combining them in interesting ways using something like a Wolfram Alpha calculator widget. How come I can’t decide for myself what influence on the web means to me ?

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18 Articles Help You Master LinkedIn Strategy and Technique

Online Social Networking

Use the handy SHARE widget. 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.

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).

Quantity vs. Quality in Business Networking

Online Social Networking

Use the handy SHARE widget. In making business networking connections, quality matters more than quantity, but only to a limited extent. Admittedly, 100 quality business connections are superior to 400 random ones. I cannot dispute that.

Vox - Your world online. Start a FREE personal blog today!

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Embed a Widget Widget Title: This is optional Widget Code: Insert outside code here to share media, slideshows, etc. Explore Vox Culture Entertainment Life Music News & Politics Technology Join Vox Take a Tour Already a Member? Sign in [culture is good] From Pleasantville Burgers Burgers Burgers Burgers! What to do. and what not to do. Via Yeehaw Murghi. Cookbooks and Rebirths!

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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].

Facebook Has Its Cake and Eats It

Online Social Networking

Use the handy SHARE widget. Please prepare, dear reader, for a small dose of cynicism. Last week, a Facebook sales rep tried to persuade me to buy ads to drive traffic to the Gevril page , in order to increase its number of fans.

How Much Real Networking on Social Networking Sites?

Online Social Networking

Use the handy SHARE widget. I’ve written many articles about social networking sites. Here’s some food for thought. Facebook , LinkedIn and Ning call themselves social networking sites , while Twitter does not.

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Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

For example, if I trashtalk Widget company, a community member might point out I am a competitor and then send me to my own companies public guidelines. Managing staff who participate in social networks.

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.

Why Bad Things Happen to Good Content

Online Social Networking

Use the handy SHARE widget. Sadly, very many potentially useful web sites languish in obscurity like proverbial trees falling in forests with no one around to hear them. While these web sites have excellent content, they have few readers to use or enjoy that content.

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7 Key Issues to Consider Networking and Marketing Your Business on Facebook

Online Social Networking

Once you have a web presence, you can easily grow your Facebook page fan base with well-placed Facebook widgets and links. Please use the SHARE widget.

5 Web Strategies that Paid Off in 2011

Online Social Networking

Use the handy SHARE widget. While building my online presence and working on small client projects over a three year period, I devised, tested and evaluated a wide variety of web-based marketing, branding and communication strategies and techniques, and discussed them with you on this blog. In November 2010, I seized an opportunity that came up to join a major luxury goods company and test my strategies and techniques in a competitive real-world environment. The results were outstanding.

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