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Sharing and Collaboration

Geoff Livingston

This collaborative shift is caused by technology in the form of social and  mobile, and a new “we” ethos brought on by millennials. Last week, my friend Jeremiah Owyang and the Altimeter Group team released a major study called The Collaborative Economy that drove this point home. My Shared Collaborative Experience. Better yet, it’s battle tested.

Teem’d: The New Collaboration Tool

SocialFish

It transforms how organizations create, collaborate, and publish social media content at the national and local levels. Our platform uses a workflow process to create a collaborative environment where users (your hand-picked team of employees!) Teem’d works around two simple ideas: Group Collaboration: A Group can represent a branch, office, department, class, city, troop, etc.

Connecting Your Enterprise: Collaboration at Scale

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Last week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar  series, this time on the topic of Connecting Your Enterprise: Collaboration at Scale. Getting those silos to come down using one software solution is the first step to greater collaboration and scale in social. To get a copy of the slides or to listen to the replay, please click here.

Why Marketers Must Collaborate to Succeed

Convince & Convert

There are reasons that we should be collaborating with other like-minded people in our industry—namely, because it helps you both. In order to build relationships with people, and possibly collaborative projects in the future, always be useful in their business. Can Building a Collaboration Strategy. This is where collaboration is born. This One Marketer’s Journey.

Realignment #3: From Passive Knowledge to Collaborative Discovery

SocialFish

Are plans created internally and then directly implemented or are they developed “by doing,” such as through small pilots and collaboration with customers? Instead of surveys or focus groups, CEMEX executives spent some time on clients’ construction sites and talked extensively with contractors and their teams. From The Demand Perspective Leading From the Outside. Today CEMEX has $15.1

5 Ways Marketing and Sales Can Collaborate for Better Content

Convince & Convert

While the two groups have a reputation for not getting along, they at least need to be polite if they want to succeed. Discuss the different issues each group is facing and how you can help each other. Content Marketing content creation content marketing editorial approach employee generated content internal collaboration salesBut guess what? Listen to Sales Reps Phone Calls.

Civic Crowdfunding vs Tax – Collaborative Government #Gov2

Laurel Papworth

Collaborative projects eg. Look at the process: Nominating an candidate, getting local votes, filtering that vote into a bigger group, then up through the Houses, eventually to some kind of policy is very industrial revolution and not very information/digital revolution. Let’s have a look at. some basic democratic activities and then. Slactivism & social distribution.

Why collaboration is not as easy as it seems

SocialFish

To develop cooperation with others and to collaborate, you need to understand what you have in common. This is the chimera of collaboration culture composed of elements from many different segments of culture and between people. Analyzing Collaboration Culture Clash from Rawn Shah. Loved this deck by Rawn Shah. ————– ( photo credit ).

8 Best Practices for Collaborative Blog Groups

Kikolani

Sites like these usually have their own private groups for the contributors to the blog, which is definitely a great idea. If you own a blog that has multiple authors, regular contributors, or regular guest bloggers , here are seven ways a private blog group can be utilized for helping strengthen the blog and its community as a whole. This should be the most obvious and important use of a private blog group. Therefore, one of the most important way a multi-author blog group could be used is to encourage all contributors to help push posts on social media. link].

Getting the most out of Linked In Groups

Gemma Went

The lovely folk at the Design Business Association asked me to share some tips on how their Linked In Group members could make the most of the community. Here are my thoughts … Linked In Groups are a superb place to connect and collaborate with existing communities that have a shared interest, raise your personal brand … Read more. Linked In Social Media Linked In Etiquette Linked In Groups social networking

If You Want a Culture of Collaboration, You Need to Accept the LOLCats Too

Social Media Strategery

Before our VPs starting using Yammer to communicate with the workforce, we had groups of Android geeks and fitness gurus.I'm telling you this because if you're implementing any type of social media behind your organizational firewall, you should prepare yourself, your colleagues, your bosses, your senior leadership for this one inexorable truth. It doesn't work like that.

Robust Collaboration Tools to Empower the Modern Social Media Marketing Team

SocialFish

With access to a bountiful supply of new and tested collaboration tools and services, there certainly are no excuses for fouling up on managing your online marketing campaigns. Here are 7 powerful tools to get you on the right track and since 97% of businesses already using collaboration software have reported being able to service more clients efficiently , there’s no better time than now.

Facebook Adds Dropbox Integration for Groups

Janet Fouts

Back in May Facebook announced they were going to allow  document uploads  to Facebook groups  to enable file sharing inside the groups.Athough it is a good idea in theory, in practice it’s clunky at best andhardtotrack changes if any collaboration goes on at all. So today’s announcement that Facebook is integrating Dropbox into Facebook groups is pretty huge. Announced on the  Dropbox blog    you will now be able to share a Dropbox within the group and see updated files in real time. Facebook Social Media Tools

21st Century Collaboration in Action: The Path To Belgium’s First AMC

SocialFish

How to Lead Your Way to a Social Organization Humanize in Action: great social media is possible even in a regulated industry BREAKING: LinkedIn is Shutting off the Jobs Tab for Groups NEW! The post 21st Century Collaboration in Action: The Path To Belgium’s First AMC appeared first on SocialFish - Social Media for Associations and Nonprofits. Here’s looking at you, AMC! Go on!

General Mills Embraces Collaborative Storytelling with “Hello, Cereal Lovers” Social Media Community

Convince & Convert

Inspired by the passion and enthusiasm people have for cereal, there’s a new, “Hello Cereal Lovers” co-branded social media community from General Mills that is generating buzz for its creative and collaborative visual storytelling approach. Love cereal? You’re not alone. The cereals are celebrated through a delicious array of mashups , recipes and bowl selfies.

Get Ready For The Collaborative Economy

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He calls it, The Collaborative Economy , and he thinks it''s going to change everything (again). He''s currently Partner of Customer Strategy at Altimeter Group , a research based advisory firm started by Charlene Li ( Groundswell and Open Leadership ). I''ve been following Jeremiah (and admiring him) since his days at Forrester Research and was one of the earlier readers/fans of his blog, Web Strategist. In June of this year, he launched his latest research report called, The Collaborative Economy. altimeter group. the collaborative economy. not own it.

Workplace (Formerly Facebook at Work) Officially Launches Worldwide

SocialTimes Facebook

Workplace brings traditional Facebook features such as News Feed , groups , messaging , Facebook Live  livestreaming, Reactions , search  and Trending  to company networks that are kept separate from Facebook users’ personal profiles. The service will be offered free-of-charge to nonprofits and educational institutions. Norway. France. We feel we are ready for primetime now.

How I’m Using Google+ to Create Content and Collaborative Opportunities on my Blogs

ProBlogger

As I sat there watching the conversation, it occurred to me that I was watching a group of five or six potential guest posters for my photography blog. Yet another is talking to us about a potential ebook collaboration. While there are many benefits of using G+ to drive traffic, deepen reader interaction, build your profile, and so on, I’ve been pleasantly surprised in the last few weeks by how wonderful a place it has been to build collaborative opportunities and generate content. Social Media blog content collaboration NetworkingAll were active on G+.

Three Building Blocks for Starting Smart: A Client’s Guide to PR Success

Spin Sucks

NRPR Group just launched "PRactical Guide to Publicity," a video series aimed to educate the C-level executives who hire PR firms on the true benefits of strategic PR. Nicole Rodrigues shares for Spin Sucks a client's guide for PR success. The post Three Building Blocks for Starting Smart: A Client’s Guide to PR Success appeared first on Spin Sucks. Comments Thank you, Corina!

Riff App: Build Community and Have Fun

Spin Sucks

It’s a collaborative video app. To me, that lack of contributor control is the biggest downside. I’d love to be able to use this for brand ambassador groups, or certain select communities (hey Facebook, can you make that happen for me?). Q&A for Riff App Who sees your video? Aren’t their other video collaboration apps out there? At least, not at first.

Put Content Marketing at the Heart of Your Brand Strategy

Mindjumpers

What’s important is not just the dimensions of your content; it’s rather more about creating meaningful content that adds value to your target group. This is a difficult challenge that requires collaboration between strategists, content creators and community managers. Content is the voice of your brand                     . Creation and curation form the core of content development.

A Complete Guide to Facebook’s Q3 2016 Financial Results, Earnings Call

SocialTimes Facebook

For example, Nestlé Purina PetCare  did an ad campaign in Germany with ZenithOptimedia , and they defined five distinct cat-owner personality types and created different creatives for each group. Beat the Street, indeed: Facebook’s third-quarter-2016 financial results exceeded Wall Street’s projections across the board, and the social network now boasts 1.79 The company posted revenue of $7.01

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Innovators, Entrepreneurs, and Developers: Use Your Skills In The Fight Against Diabetes!

SocMed Sean

So what I do is call in a group of my smart, talented (and often very nerdy) friends and colleagues and then talk through the challenge. Bring together a group of smart, talented individuals to help the diabetes community in their fight against this disease. Featured People Social Media Tech collaboration innovation social media social networking techIt’s a rush. Excited?

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3 Ways Social Media can Boost Sales Success

Buzz Marketing for Technology

But a new RAIN Group report proves otherwise and shows that sales people that truly “connect” with buyers in this “always on” environment we live in to win more often. Social media provides a platform to collaborate with potential buyers. Other technologies like Postwire can be used for more direct collaboration with more middle of funnel prospects. So here are 3 reasons why ….

Key Factors For a Successful Client-Agency Relationship

Mindjumpers

The post addressed the key factors in building a successful client-agency relationship. A new report from the IPA (Institute of Practitioners in Marketing) and Hall & Partners, “ From Mad Men to Sad Men ”, now reveals that the challenge to build and maintain a positive and flourishing collaboration between agency and client is more difficult than ever before. Increase Collaboration.

Is Collaboration the Key to Blogging Success?

ProBlogger

If those birds could work in groups just to be able to build their house, then what about us bloggers? Why can’t we effectively use the power of collaboration to build our blogs? The key is collaboration. The importance of collaboration. You’ve probably heard that you should collaborate to build a successful blog at least once, but why on earth should you even try that? By associating with the right groups of bloggers at the right time, you can easily build a successful blog without moving an inch. How do we then stand out as bloggers?

How Are Serious Games Reinventing Businesses?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Our collaborative games-based approach to making these choices leaves you and your entire team feeling energized because in the game you can explore both ROI and non-ROI factors to selecting your social media investments. Related posts: 3 Ways Social Media can Boost Sales Success A new RAIN Group report proves otherwise and shows that. How does that differ from just a game?

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9 Productivity Tools I Use to Run My Company

Convince & Convert

Sprout Social For our team, this is the more collaborative side of our social posting and engagement program. Ready to have your mind blown? I was lucky enough to get into the beta group for Amy from X.ai Those are the nine we use most for time saving and collaboration. Around here, we always have a lot of balls in the air. Teamwork Like Basecamp, but better (for us).

Have We Reached Peak Productivity? It May Be Killing Us.

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He's a senior partner at BCG (Boston Consulting Group) in DC. It turns out, that all modern work (everything from being a waiter to a bean counter) require employees to  solve problems, be flexbile and collaborative. boston consulting group. collaboration. bcg bostonconsultinggroup collaboration creativity employee gettingthingsdone hr humanresources innovation modernwork netflix peakproductivity problemsolving productivity ted tedtalks work yvesmorieux How much better can we get at work? TED Talks can be provocative. That's what the best ones are. Efficacy?

The New Facebook Groups Explained

Mindjumpers

New changes are constantly being made, so I’m going to try and sort out the confusion a bit by explaining how to use the new groups. First of all, the new groups differ a lot from the groups that we have known so far. For instance like in the case of a team of collaborators or a group of people who needs to organize a trip, just to name a couple of examples.

How to Create Assets Your Sales Team Will Actually Use

Convince & Convert

highlight to tweet) It’s better to be specific about the problem you are solving for one group of people than to be nonspecific and, consequently, irrelevant to all. Content Marketing content creation content marketing content strategy conversion strategy integrating sales and marketing internal collaboration sales cycleImage via BigStockPhoto.com. Details matter. A

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Make Your CFO a Social Media Fan

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Collaborate with your customers. I don’t care whether you own a community or your rent one from a provider like LinkedIn Groups – but a community is a great place to create a social experience with your customer. Social media definitely pays off, but you’ve got to focus on the approach not the tools. Never is that more true than at budget time. Improved Customer Support. Users.

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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. The Takeaways.

Who Really Owns Social Selling?

Convince & Convert

“A-B-C. A: always, B: be, C: closing,” is the immortal advice Alec Baldwin’s character Blake imparts to a group of hapless salesmen in the movie Glengarry Glen Ross. This Compile a list of online groups, forums, and key influencers your sales people should follow and get to know. The obvious answer would be the sales team. They’re the ones selling. Want to learn more?

50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

John Bottom has crafted an amazing, creative, interactive B2B social media landscape image with links to a large group of key B2B bloggers like Mark Schaefer, Joe Pulizzi, Beth Harte and Tony Karrer. Influence in social media: how to find the top bloggers by blur Group. In just one example of collaboration across divisions and geographic boundaries, the company saved $250,000.

Building Your Business With Internal Collaboration

Convince & Convert

right there, “ The Collaborative Organization ,” and also the CEO, Founder, and Grand Poobah of Chess Media Group. It’s the first really comprehensive strategy guide to collaboration in the work place. ” Benefits of Internal Collaboration. Jay: …why do people need to collaborate internally? Collaboration Breeds Cultural Alignment.

Collaborative Cooperative Environments

Direct Marketing Observations

How about joining a group – in your local area, or online – that's devoted to your dream? You've got big dreams. Perhaps they're recent, or perhaps they've been simmering away at the back of your mind for years. Maybe you haven't started yet, or maybe you've already made a lot of progress. The problem is, you've got a day job. Maybe you wouldn't even want to. You can work round it instead.

The Death Of The Unconference

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There was hope for collaboration and self-organizing groups, but it seems to have gone the way of the corporate spin machine. I was a massive proponent of the unconference movement (I still am!), but that word has been used so poorly by so many groups that it seems to have all but disappeared. The whole point of an unconference is that group comes together to create the agenda/slate together. This will be a contentious issue, but the best unconferences I have been to, have been the ones where everyone took both individual and group responsibility for the event.

8 Ways to a Better Facebook Group

Janet Fouts

If you’ve decided to create one of the new Facebook groups and add your friends here are some tips to make it worthwhile for everyone. Creating the group is easy. I’m assuming you’ve seen the video by now, but if not here’s a link and some info on creating Facebook groups. What’s the focus of the group? Is there already a group started?

A Community of Practice Is More Than a Website

Social Media Strategery

A community of practice (CoP) is, according to cognitive anthropologists Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger , a group of people who share an interest, a craft, and/or a profession. Over the last year or so, the term communities of practice has entered the social media buzzword lexicon along with virtual collaboration, engagement, platforms, and Enterprise 2.0. There is no reference to the tools that are used to facilitate the communication and collaboration, nor is there a defined set of characteristics that define how a community of practice works or what topics they discuss.