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Defining Social Business: a Call for Clarity and Collaboration


It’s also a call for collaboration. Collaboration is one of the ideas we encounter a lot in a social business context. However, in this case, I call upon YOUR collaboration. This morning I launched the idea of c reating a collaborative (e)Book on social business on Twitter, it seemed to interest people, despite the day and time. Please do collaborate on this one.

How SocialStudent Improves Engagement and Collaboration @KatyTroughton #IBMConnection #education

Blue Focus Marketing

What is IBM doing to help empower students to better engage, collaborate, and take a leading role in the social age? The goal of SocialStudent was to provide participants with a real-world collaborative environment similar to the ones they’re likely to experience once they’ve graduated and entered the workforce. Does SocialStudent sound like a promising step forward to you?

5 Luxurious Technology Events for this Autumn


In the past I have been to a lot of technology events. As you can imagine, technology events vary in their substance and style. But sometimes what you want is a truly luxurious event. Here are five of those types of events, so you can bask in the luxury while still being productive. 1. Tech Mentor Events. This event is being held at the Palmer Event Center.

3 Live Event Marketing Tips from Gucci’s Social Dominance at Oscars 2016

Talkwalker SM

There are few annual events that can attract a mass audience like the Oscars. million uses of the hashtag #Oscars ,  proving that brands need to take advantage of this massive moment on television.  It is a moment when film, fashion , and the arts collaborate for a night of entertainment.  It also generates a great amount of buzz online and especially during the red carpet pre-show.

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Partnering With Brands Theme Week: Ways to Collaborate and Earn an Income on Your Blog


Events. One of the trends for ways in which brands engage with bloggers is through events. These events are either hosted by the brand and the brand’s PR invites selected bloggers to attend or the events are hosted by third party brand-blogger consultants who are contracted by brands to get bloggers along to the event in the hope of potential exposure.

What New Data Tells Us About Blog Advertising

Convince & Convert

Sponsored content with bloggers can often look like “native advertising,” but are most often “sponsored posts” or collaborations where the blogger integrates the brand into their content while declaring the sponsorship and brand association. These are sponsored post, giveaway post, contest post, collaboration post, and event hosting post. billion pages each month.

How to Network at Blog Events (Even if You’re Shy!)


Time is hurtling towards this year’s ProBlogger Training Event at the RACV Royal Pines Resort on Australia’s Gold Coast, and I don’t know about you but here at ProBlogger HQ, we are getting EXCITED! (if you are yet to get a ticket, head here to grab one, you save $100 if you purchase before July 1, 2016!). How to Network at Blog Events (Even if You’re Shy!).

3 Ways to Strengthen Your Marketing Leadership

Convince & Convert

When you spend all your time on content, email campaigns, webinars, and events, it can be easy to get tunnel vision. Call out by name the other departments who helped you, whether it’s Customer Success bringing in great customer stories or Accounting who helped you meet your budget goals on a big event. For these reasons and more, we are now seeing the path to CEO begin in marketing.

Top Takeaways from ProBlogger Perth Training Event: Content, Blog Design, Social Media, Productivity, and Monetization


In the lead-up to the main ProBlogger Event on the Gold Coast this year, we have held various workshops and panels around the country, teaching and inspiring bloggers in their own home towns. From the immediate ideas of advertising, affiliate sales, brand collaborations and own products, to audio/video, freelancing, consulting, syndication, merchandising, and more. Fill a Gap. image).

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Social media for start-ups: Connect, converse and grow!


They want to converse, collaborate, engage and finally shape the idea. Follow current trends to get idea about the current market or recent events. Social Media collaborate community development executive Connect converse develop Engage experiment grow Innovation nabanita roy ROI shape share social media plan start-ups thinkSocial media is no more the next thing.

Courting Brands to Collaborate on Your Blog: A Complete Guide


You could leverage their popularity by collaborating with them. If you are a blogger collaborating with a brand, you will likely be generating some content for them. If they are having an event on their website, mention it on your blog. Courting Brands to Collaborate on Your Blog: A Complete Guide. This guest post is by Anshu of Blooms And Bugs. You may have seen other bloggers working with different brands and wondered how they did it. Here’s the why and how of finding the right brand for your blog, and developing a successful partnership with them. Great!

Highlights from ProBlogger Event 2013 #PBEVENT


It was an amazingly emotional, nerve-wracking and yet exhilarating couple of days – and by the end of the event we knew that we had created something pretty special. They were talking about how the event had inspired them to make bigger changes, and think on a much larger scale. The overwhelming feedback from attendees this year was that it was our best event yet. Thanks.

5 New Books That Every Marketer Must Read (That Aren't About Marketing)

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This event has evolved from rows of musty comic book boxes and people looking like the dude from The Simpsons that sells comic books to a world-class event about the future of entertainment. The sold out annual event hosts thousands of people who have come to realize that life - as we have known it - has truly become Revenge of the Nerds. While we all celebrate connectivity, collaboration and open work spaces, Susan makes a very compelling argument for alone time and the value of thinking and working alone. collaboration. Surprised by this answer? Don't be.

How to Repurpose Influencer Content for Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

Don’t be afraid to rely on an influencer program to jump-start your entire social strategy, collaborate on a particularly touchy topic, or even bridge the gap between your digital and physical marketing plans. Through personal stories , trips to the doctor , and even serving as brand ambassadors at high-profile events , this team of women became the “real” voices behind the brand.

I, Robot

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From working the land to working in offices, from cubicles to collaborative open spaces. About three years ago, I spoke at a Consumer Electronics Association industry event. I was fortunate enough to see a prototype of a telecommuting robot being introduced. collaborative. Are you fascinated with work and the environments we work in? How we work. The evolution continues. again.

How Milaap’s #HopeProject Gives New Life to Former Devadasis

Waxing UnLyrical

It encourages people from all around the world to lend individually and collaboratively, via social fundraisers hosted on its platform, to micro businesses started by India’s working poor, for causes as diverse as water, energy, sanitation and education. Community Building Events Shonali Burke Women''s Issues #HopeProject devadasis forced into prostitution milaap sex workers Right?

HAPPO Days Are Here Again

Waxing UnLyrical

Tomorrow, a little over one year since HAPPO was launched, there will be several events taking place throughout the country to help job seekers with all sorts of things: résumé reviews, advice, as well as connecting them with potential employers. You can RSVP for the event on Facebook , and contact Nikki Stephan for more information. Sorry, couldn’t resist that. What is HAPPO?

Here’s What Happened on Twitter at #AppleEvent

Simply Measured

Hence, it was of immense excitement when I stumbled upon this article about the brand activating their Twitter account ahead of the Sept 7th event. If I was to go by the “Don’t Blink” video released right before the event yesterday, I was sure their Twitter live stream was going to be just as exciting. We’ll send you a reminder shortly before the event. So much for engagement!

Monday Roundup: Understanding The 7C Social PR Framework™

Waxing UnLyrical

Why: “The Draw Shop works with everyone from independent authors to huge corporations like Google, collaborating with them each step of the way to create the perfect video,” writes Kristen Dunleavy for Business 2 Community. 3.  C3 (Content) Weidert Group Case Study: Fisher Tank Company. Around the Web Events 7C Social PR Framework smart social pr

The End Of Agile Marketing (Before It Begins)

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Is the concept of Agile Marketing a failed state? A few weeks ago, I attended a private event for Chief Marketing Officers. The ability to collaborate (both internally with our team and with our agency partners) and to break down the silos within the organization (this can be both physical spaces and internal social technologies to foster better ideas). collaboration. It was the CMO for one of of the most recognized brands in the world. This is an individual that I have known for close to a decade. Before we break out that old chestnut. There is no doubt about it. brand.

Use of Social Media to Inspiration for All Businesses


Tweet Laurel Moffat , who is a Communication Specialist at Southwest Airlines, has made a presentation about the company’s successful social media strategy at a January 25 Kansas City American Marketing Association lunch event. Great opportunities in a collaborative social media strategy. Here, we will share some of her advice with you: Listen to your audience – and personalize.

How to Make the Most of Your Influencer Strategy

Ignite Social Media

Now we’re talking – store openings, promotional events, or activations that need coverage are all great opportunities to get your influencers involved as a genuine and pure voice. Collaboration. Here at Ignite Social Media, #Collaboration is one of our core values and something we pride ourselves on as a company. Influencers have taken the marketing world by storm. Congrats!

Using Social Media For Sustainability: WiserEarth Does It, And Well

Waxing UnLyrical

As the name goes, WE is actively helping a global movement of people and organizations working toward social justice, indigenous rights, and environmental stewardship to connect, collaborate, share knowledge, and build alliances. WiserLocal is a local face-to-face gathering, supporting collaboration across sectors working towards social change. Talking and tweeting. On + Off.

@KatyTroughton Shows How SocialStudent Improves Engagement and Collaboration #IBMConnection #education

Blue Focus Marketing

What is IBM doing to help empower students to better engage, collaborate, and take a leading role in the social age? The goal of SocialStudent was to provide participants with a real-world collaborative environment similar to the ones they’re likely to experience once they’ve graduated and entered the workforce. Does SocialStudent sound like a promising step forward to you?

Traffic Technique 7: Networking and Collaboration


The most obvious example is, of course, guest posting on someone else’s blog, but there are as many opportunities for creative collaboration as there are players in your niche—and all of them are different. think a great place to seek opportunities for collaboration is in blog comments. Recently I ran a small blogging event here in Melbourne, for a sub-niche of bloggers in town (food bloggers). This one might come as a bit of a surprise, but it’s just as important as the more direct traffic methods, and shows how valuable collaboration can be.

How Brands Can Create Social Engagement Via Music Festivals

Ignite Social Media

Multiply these numbers – give or take – for all music events, including Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza and Stagecoach, and companies have themselves a gold mine for capturing the attention of a large, young and hip audience. The branded event hashtag #Coachella is easily one of the most blogged about, facebooked, and tweeted topics before, during & after the California festivities. Drink.

My 7 Favorite Content Marketing Tips and 29 More I Like A Lot

Convince & Convert

Organized by my friends at Content Marketing Institute, it’s a first-class event where every little detail has been thought of already. Here’s how much I believe in this event: the entire Convince & Convert team will be there , and I am personally paying for most of our clients to attend, too. It just……kicks ass. Get on it, as tickets are almost sold out. Write a LOT.

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#SocialPowWow: A meeting ground for Communicators & Marketers

Waxing UnLyrical

Inviting experts from various parts of the world including India, and collaborating and connecting the community in India with experts from all over the world and vice versa has definitely been one hell of a roller coaster ride! You learn, exchange ideas, collaborate and build long lasting relationships, because it’s true that you connect only with like-minded people in this world. Community Events Social Media #SocialPowWow community building Entrepreneurs Marketing pr Twitter chatsNo, that doesn’t mean I don’t like my friends or family. How did these chats help me?

Sydney Social Media Course – 3 Days with Laptop

Laurel Papworth

The steps include:  developing Social Media Policies and Guidelines for Staff, Building Viral Engagement for promotion in social media sites,  Collaborating with Customers in building Social Products and Services. Event registration for 3 Day INTENSIVE Social Media Course Sydney – Jul2013 powered by Eventbrite. Sydney social media course 2013. Small classes, bring your laptop.

Hot Nonprofit Marketing Jobs This Week – February 16


Cornelius Arts and Community Center makes art accessible through professional art exhibitions, art classes for all ages and a flexible performance space that may include independent film screenings as well as performing arts events. The center strives to engage the community through creative partnerships with organizations to offer a variety of events. photo credit ). Jobs Jobs Jobs

4 Ways To Put a Little Love In Your PR

Waxing UnLyrical

Note: this is not about which platforms you should/shouldn’t use for collaboration; there are any number of those out there, and you should use the one(s) that work best for you and your needs. This is more about the effort you put into those collaborative spaces, so that those you’re communicating with really feel as if they’re part of your team. 1. In closing.

Hot Association Membership and Marketing Jobs this week – January 26


Manager, Events Marketing , Biotechnology Innovation Organization – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is recruiting a Marketing Manager of Events to join the fast-paced BIO Marketing team. Our marketing team is responsible for a portfolio of conferences and events that range in size and scope from 100-16,000 attendees. photo credit ). Jobs Jobs Jobs

Top 10 Tips on Planning a Blogger Event


After chatting to many of the attendees about how they liked being approached by PRs, plus some of their worst PR fails, I thought it would be useful to pull together a quick synopsis of some of insights I garnered as well as some of my other top tips on putting together a blogger event: 1. If you are expecting a blogger to travel to an event, you must expect to cover these costs. 5.

Social Media Tools and Resources for Social Learning


Symplur –this is a great, free resource for healthcare or medical-focused associations, as well as a great example of the power of Twitter to advance collaboration and learning around specific topics. Or #Eventprofs , for event and learning professionals. What hashtags do your members use to connect and collaborate with each other? Defining and Designing Social Learning.

IBM SJ 45-4 | Ethnographic study of collaborative knowledge work

Buzz Marketing for Technology

IBM Research: Collaborative User Experience. IBM alphaWorks: Collaborative Development Environments. Business Collaboration Volume 45, Number 4, 2006. Ethnographic study of collaborative knowledge work. We present an ethnographic study in which we examine the ways collaborative knowledge work gets done in a process-oriented environment. The participants in this study, knowledge workers in various business domains, work in a collaborative environment; their skills are in their areas of expertise rather than computer science and programming. IBM Research.


Social Media Training: 3 Day Intensive Advanced Class

Laurel Papworth

The steps include:  developing Social Media Policies and Guidelines for Staff, Building Viral Engagement for promotion in social media sites,  Collaborating with Customers in building Social Products and Services. Course Event Online Communities social media Social Media Australia social networks Training Brisbane Canberra Computer Melbourne Sydney workshopThe courses are a mix of lecture, group challenges and computer based exercises (if you have laptops/computer ). Prerequisites: While the first part of each session is for beginners, this workshop is aimed at advanced users.

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Come celebrate Jamie’s recovery and the book launch with us!


You’re invited to a very unusual event! Sponsored by Higher Logic at their brand new HQ in Virginia, the theme of the event is defining and communicating your organization’s culture in tangible, actionable ways that garner results. Results over process: How a shift in focus and communications can promote better collaboration at all levels of your organization.

5 Ways to Reach Your Audience on #Valentinesday

Simply Measured

In this first major gifting event of the year, consumers in the US alone are going to spend over $18 billion , which is about $137 per person who participates in this holiday. Brands like Macy’s are collaborating with influencers to extend the reach of their products this Valentine’s Day. News & Events Social Media Social Media TrendsPartnering with Influencers.

Cool Association Jobs This Week – December 8


We provide association management, event planning and consulting services for dozens of non-profits, trade associations and professional societies. Manager, Online Communities (Collaborate) , ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership – The Volunteer manager responsible for ASAE’s Collaborate is a critical member of the ASAE volunteer relations team. Don’t delay!

[Cool Social Tools] The Power of Breezio


Breezio was built with that in mind: to ensure your community can collaborate, co-innovate, and co-create more efficiently and effectively and there is no other community engagement platform that works with you to understand your community’s needs and measures your goals as well as Breezio. With Breezio, memorable moments are no longer confined to the event. Understand Engagement.

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