Social Media Tools and Resources for Social Learning
MAY 30, 2016
Here’s a link to the list, which includes articles on social learning and the difference between social media and social learning, then a list of social media tools and platforms that I think go hand-in-hand with social learning. Learning and Collective Knowledge Construction With Social Media: A Process-Oriented Perspective. Social Media Platforms and Tools for Social Learning.
Best social media tools bringing conversions to your online store
MARCH 16, 2016
If you’re not boosting revenue and figuring out ways to measure this in some way, what’s the point of spending your time on constructing a well-thought-out Facebook post in the first place? Many social tools for boosting conversions litter the internet, so we put together a list of the options that are going to bring you results, fast. Buffer. SocialRank. Social Bakers. Beetailer.
Ten Apps and Tools to Make Your Strategic Planning More Productive
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
Here are 10 effective tools and apps that will boost your business strategy. Ninja Essays If you need help constructing your strategic plans, the business writers at Ninja Essays are a great resource. Support Your Strategic Planning With the Right Tools Many business owners think that the strategic planning work is done when they complete the business plan.
4 Free Tools to Measure Your Instagram Success
MARCH 26, 2013
My photographer ( Andi Grant ) and wedding planner ( Jamie Howell ) post fun photos of their office construction, clients, DIY projects, and their everyday life. Immediately intrigued, I sought out to find some Instagram measurement tools and, of course, they do exist. Here are four free tools small businesses can use to keep track of their Instagram success: 1. Please share!
Improve Holiday Usability with These Nine Heatmap Tools
DECEMBER 15, 2014
Below are some of the leading usability testing tools. All of these tools incorporate the heatmap technology and can help you track and make changes to your site in order to boost engagement. The tool tracks clicks, searches, and the number of scrolls on your page. Usaura Usaura is a truly unique usability tool in that it allows you to test your web design before you build it.
7 Valuable Lessons Bloggers Can Learn from Construction Workers
MAY 20, 2011
Did you know there are similarities between blogging and construction work? also took notes about how the construction lessons I was learning applied to blogging. This post is a collection of those notes and reveals valuable lessons that bloggers can learn from construction workers to become better bloggers. Construction workers aren’t typically reading types. Lesson #2: Learn how to use your tools. On a construction site, tools are a worker’s best friend. In blogging, you also want to know how to use your tools. It’s true. bloggers.
The Re-Branding of Me: Website Under Construction | Almost Savvy
JUNE 5, 2009
14 Responses to “The Re-Branding of Me: Website Under Construction Silouan says: June 6, 2009 at 9:30 am Site looks nice and crisp. If we are not going to put our best selves out there, why bother showing up at all? It takes hard work to stand out from the crowd. If we are lucky enough to be noticed, we have only a brief opportunity to make an impression. Confused yet? Bring it on!
24 of the Best Google+ Guides, Tips, Rants and Raves of 2012
DECEMBER 12, 2012
Plant +1 badges on all your assets to take advantage of the Direct Connect tool that automatically brings customers and prospects searching in your category to your page.” He writes, “Google tools used to enhance the Internet. Don’t Be Evil” Tool — Backed By Facebook & Twitter — Shows Google’s “Search Plus Your World” Can Go Beyond Google+ by Search Engine Land.
Survey: Blogging within the architecture, design and construction.
APRIL 21, 2010
Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Survey: Blogging within the architecture, design and construction industries 21/04/2010 tags: blogging by Annalisa Morgan In January of this year, we conducted a survey on the use of blogging amongst professionals in the architecture, construction and design industries. Why did you launch the blog?
“Social Media Citizens” is under construction
Social Media Citizens
NOVEMBER 25, 2009
Home Content RSS Log in Social Media Citizens Home Case Studies Reports SMC List TOP Lists Video Consulting Portfolio “Social Media Citizens is under construction November 25th, 2009 by Giedrius Ivanauskas Leave a reply » Share Well the new year is coming along with the new face for Social Media Citizens. thank you for your patience, Giedrius. SMC QUOTE “.As Valid XHTML 1.0
Big Data for Small Businesses [Infographic]
JANUARY 29, 2015
For such small businesses, having access to tools to process that data would be a great way to improve their operations. For example, Google Maps is an amazing tool that can be leveraged efficiently by small businesses in the real estate, construction, architecture, and engineering fields. One of the biggest tech buzzword from 2014 was big data. There
Connecting 2 the World: Is constructing knowledge based on analysis a work literacy skill?
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JULY 16, 2008
Is constructing knowledge based on analysis a work literacy skill? have been reading "Constructing Grounded Theory" by Kathy Charmaz for my dissertation. One problem I see with all of the data and communication tools available to students is the lack of training on how to problem solve and conduct an analysis. The idea came to me, as I was reading, that I could use the framework presented in the book to help develop analytical skills in my students and to help them to learn to construct knowledge from data by: learning how to collect relevant data. at 12:22 PM.
Social Media For YOUR Learning
JANUARY 9, 2012
For an individual learner, it is possible to construct their own personal learning environment, utilising different online tools for different purposes. When I look at social media, I like to think about what each social media tool affords in terms of learning. Guest Post learning tools Social media for learning social media toolsWe are learning all the time.
Realignment #3: Value Propositions Are Not About You
AUGUST 10, 2015
Without an outside-in perspective, you cannot discern the true market value of your assets and, hence, construct meaningful value propositions, beyond recitations of programs and products. Three things emerged in my research as prerequisite to the construction of a true and compelling value proposition. Value propositions are NOT marketing tools. Why did I join this one?
Social Media Crisis Management -Infographic
JUNE 3, 2013
This post is intended to help you see a crisis coming and have the tools in place to assist. Set up monitoring tools for reputation management. At a very minimum set up Google alerts, but we recommend setting up additional social listening tools as well to be sure to get timely reporting. Give people a constructive way to interact with you and resolve the issues.
WordPress Themes 101
AUGUST 15, 2013
Although WordPress began as a tool for bloggers, it has now expanded to include a sophisticated content management system. Companies needing to construct multiple websites can also purchase theme packages. However, with an intelligent backup plan and a little help from plugins, widgets and other tools, you can create and maintain a website that fits your needs and budget.
Social Media Monitoring Tools: What’s Right For You?
OCTOBER 31, 2010
firstname.lastname@example.org +1 (650) 565-9800 Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Twitter Become our fan on Facebook Become our fan on Facebook Read our Previous Newsletters Read our Previous Newsletters Grab our RSS Feed Grab our RSS Feed Blog Social Media Monitoring Tools: What’s Right For You? Each tool I reviewed performed different functions with unique strengths. Happy tracking!
Buyer Personas: The Keys to Content Marketing
FEBRUARY 8, 2014
Buyer personas are tools that help bridge the gap between customer experiences and expectations and the assumptions that brands make about their target audiences. buyer persona provides the information and context you need in order to make objective decisions about how to construct your marketing messages. But first, you need to understand your customers. will find it useful.
Create a Positive Website Customer Experience
MARCH 31, 2015
variety of tools are available that create quick and easy—yet still high quality—multimedia projects. A few include emaze for presentations, Infogram for infographics, and BeFunky for photo effects and collages. Show, rather than tell, what your company has to offer by presenting viewers with a well-constructed website that serves as a one-stop shop for all their needs.
Top 5 Signs Your Business Should Not Be Using Social Media
DECEMBER 15, 2011
The number of businesses on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and YouTube is mind-boggling, but the real question is how many of them are using the tools wisely? poorly constructed and executed social plan often leads to results more problematic than had the business done nothing at all. Beware the hidden dangers of social media. Social media is all the rage. You are a spammer. 2.
Why Every Markerter in 2016 Needs to Be a (Part-Time) Designer: 53 Design Terms and Tips to Level-Up
JUNE 21, 2016
There are tools like Pablo and Canva that make this design work achievable (and beautiful). However, tools aside, if you want to take your marketing skills to the next level, improving your understanding of design is essential. grid is constructed from evenly divided columns and rows. Turns out, to take your social media images from good to great, is a reasonable leap. Serif.
Calling all bloggers! « The Cube
JANUARY 5, 2010
05/01/2010 tags: architecture , blogging , construction , construction marketing pre conference training day , Social Media , survey by Gemma Went I’m giving a talk in Feb at the Emap Construction Marketing Pre-Conference Training Day on the value of blogging in the architecture/construction sector, click here for more. I’d love to present some real life case studies and wondered if any of you that publish a blog would help me out by completing this quick survey. But if you’d rather remain anonymous, I will keep your comments to myself. Cheers Su.
Who Will Become the Tesla or AirBnB of the Home Category?
Social Media Strategery
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
In a world where people don’t aspire to own their own homes or even openly despise the idea of owning a car, where does that leave the tool, yard care and appliance markets? Milwaukee Tools has a program where you can trade in old tools and get $100 off new ones. Sites like RentMyItems allow people to rent recreational equipment, tools and appliances from other people.
Fear of Feedback Needs a New Perspective
JUNE 30, 2015
Because I’ve worked mostly with small businesses that often have little to no experience using online tools, it’s pretty clear the fear of feedback is very, very common. . You would lose constructive feedback and suggestions that could enhance your offerings. Constructive Conversation and Contribution. By Karen Wilson. Fear of Feedback Can Lead to Conversation.
Social Business Failure Is a Choice: Speaking a Common Language
FEBRUARY 3, 2013
third segment of definitions looks at management styles and processes, the creation of different approaches to processes within the enterprise and its ecosystem, new business models, changing ways of working, constructing agile teams and forming decisions beyond traditional and slow management structures. Collaboration tools will not make your employees collaborate better.
Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
Authoring Tools. Rapid eLearning Tools. eLearning Tools. Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective : eLearning Technology. tools to do a better job reading and researching topics. Tools to Tag and "Get Back to Details Later" In both the reading and research use cases, one of the keys to long-term success is to be able to "get back to the details" later.
Realignment #5: From Products to Solutions
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
The value of feedback for customers was a far more potent tool for getting them to return to Amazon’s site than marketing or advertising. Amazon transformed the industry, yet CEMEX, a construction materials company in Mexico, improved customer experience by simply going beyond the sale itself to construct state-of-the-art bags that facilitated the transportation of purchased materials.
The Sales Association Launches SalesProCentral
MARCH 14, 2012
Readers will find great content on topics such as Inside Sales , Marketing , Prospecting , , Training , Tools , Sales Management , Customer Service , Lead Generation , and industry focus such as B2B Sales , Small Business , Education , Construction , and Travel. The Sales Association has unveiled SalesProCentral generously sponsored by Leads360. B2B Sales? Sales Motivation.
Workplace Genome Project: Q1 Update
APRIL 27, 2016
By assessing the foundational dynamics of a distinct workplace’s culture through our tools, we’re creating some powerful workforce intelligence that our clients are now using to take a laser-focused journey toward what they want to be. Every quarter, I’ll post what we’re up to over at WorkXO. Overview. Our Mission is to upgrade work. membership stats. active member projects.
How to Develop Meaningful PR Measurement
MARCH 11, 2015
Last touch attribution models discount all of the steps leading to a sale, and multi-touch attribution models are often constructed with enough assumptions to render them rather inaccurate ( for more on the statistical challenges with multi-touch attribution read this ). Don’t get stuck in measuring tools; make the tools work for you, not vice versa. Peter Drucker. measurepr.
It’s All About.Me (Your Identity Online – Simplified)
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
This is one more tool which will help you make it dead simple for others to learn more about you. Register for.tel for free) URGENT: Facebook Rush Tonight – Claim Your Name The Re-Branding of Me: Website Under Construction Blogs: I’ll Show You Mine if You’ll Show Me Yours How To Easily Hack Your Facebook Profile Photo. Are you guilty of this yourself? profiles.
Planning Your Virtual Business to be a Success
DECEMBER 29, 2014
By simply creating ways for team members to communicate with one another via IM, Skype, Google+, or other types of communal chat environments , team leaders can begin to construct a stable and supportive communications infrastructure that can withstand the test of time. By Jon Bachrach What goes into running a successful virtual business ? Let’s take a look. The benefits can be substantial.
Santa, the Communications Pro
DECEMBER 23, 2014
While we aren’t going to go into the details of this one since it’s rather…um…confidential—I’m fairly certain every parent or caretaker who has spent many a long Christmas eve with eggnog, a sheet of construction directions (most likely written only in Japanese), and several mysterious extra parts understands what I’m talking about here. Maybe even the universe! by biggreenpen Poor Oliver!!!
How to Gather Fan Feedback on Social Media
Convince & Convert
JANUARY 15, 2016
Utilize Social Media Listening Tools. That’s why your business needs to utilize social media listening tools to help track the conversations that really matter. You can choose what items you would like the tool to track, be it a keyword, campaign hashtag, or even your company name. Image via BigStockPhoto.com. Can’t remember? Well, you’re not alone. Update Your Status.
Beyond Your Borders: Promoting Your Business Internationally Using Social Media
JUNE 14, 2012
The Benefits Of Social Media Engagement While search engine marketing is generally geared towards increasing sales conversions for your website, social media marketing is best seen as a PR tool, for building and maintaining brand awareness, gathering customer feedback and managing negative feedback about your brand. One benefit is that you can construct posts, tweets, etc in your native language and then have them translated for the various languages you’re targeting. Lingo24 has been helping some of the world’s biggest global brands with their localization campaigns since 2001.
The PR Pro’s Guide to Working with Creatives
MARCH 23, 2015
Use data and analytics to guide projects, but incorporate new, sophisticated tools to bolster your story. And remember, learning to give constructive and actionable feedback is a necessary skill for any type of human interaction, not just when working with creatives. Related Stories PR Pros Must Embrace the PESO Model Three Tools to Show PR Value Freelancer vs. Communications Firm: Which is Better? By Patrick Walsh Whether on your PR team, or as outside consultants, working with creatives is a necessary part of any PR pro’s job. You connect and inspire communities.
Five Tips for Holding a Twitter Chat that Doesn’t Suck
AUGUST 30, 2012
Using a tool such as Tweet Chat will help you keep track of the conversation by filtering only tweets with your chat’s hashtag. Mack Collier recommends asking regular participants to help choose topics, serve as moderators, and give constructive criticism on how well the chat flowed. Today’s guest post is written by Melissa Woodson. Plan your big event. Gather your audience.
An introduction to blogging: Making your mark on the blogosphere
FEBRUARY 9, 2010
Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe An introduction to blogging: Making your mark on the blogosphere 09/02/2010 tags: architecture blogging , blog strategy , blogging , construction blogs , Content Marketing by Gemma Went I spoke at the Construction Marketing training event last week about blogging and how to introduce it into your business. The presentation is here. If you have any questions, pop them in the comments and I’ll respond there. Angela Reply Will Corry permalink 17/02/2010 12:00 pm Gemma, This is good stuff!
Change the Tone of your Conversation with your Members/Customers
JULY 1, 2013
This usually translates to more of the same: using mechanical tools, such as scripted responses and quantitative performance measures, to address human-based gaps in value and relationships. Staff may ask or answer questions; research an answer; get feedback on a new idea; co-develop a tool or prototype. Will they find a tool, idea or resource they can apply to solve a problem?
Media Relations Can Be Measured Against Real Dollars
JUNE 25, 2015
We’ve been working with the Cincinnati-area media since last spring as the different phases of the plant are complete: Negotiating with the city, groundbreaking, construction, hiring, and (soon) the ribbon cutting. downloadable piece of content that sits behind a landing page (so you can collect email addresses), such as a workbook, a template, a checklist, tools, or tips.
Merging offline and online : two events we're speaking at
JANUARY 20, 2010
The first is EMAP’s Construction Marketing. Understand how to develop a social media strategy and implement a measurement system Think about who should be involved internally Grasp how to set up profiles, get started and manage your social media activity going forward Learn about the tools and applications that make using it so much easier I’d love to see you at either of these. The details are here: The benefits of blogging Who’s doing it well? If you come along, be sure to say hi. Looking forward to meeting folks! Leave a Reply Who writes this stuff? what a year!
The Dirty Dozen Top 12 Social Media Mistakes to Avoid
APRIL 19, 2011
Avoid these dirty dozen of the most common social media marketing mistakes and you’ll be well on your way making social media not just an effective vehicle for marketing and PR, but a productive tool across your organization. There’s rarely any benefit from making enemies, and prospective customers respond far more positively to constructive information than to trash talk.
#AFFILIATEFORBUSINESS 6 IDEAS Excellent Marketing Resources For Start - Ups, Freelancers, Self - Employed, Small Businesses, Writers, Creative People, SEOs, Technical People, Professionals, NGOs, And Many More
Social Media Network Marketing
MAY 14, 2015
Quick & Easy Within a few seconds, you can start using the leading search engine submission tool online. To get honest and constructive feedback from professional posters and their audiences. It was engineered to become a perfect Internet payment tool. #AFFILIATEFORBUSINESS 6 IDEAS Excellent Marketing Resources For Start - Ups, Freelancers, Self - Employed, Small Businesses, Writers, Creative People, SEOs, Technical People, Professionals, NGOs, And Many More Marketing your Business and Brand is very important. It does not matter who and what you do. BookMark these.