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Open Research: A Framework for Social Analytics

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After interviewing nearly 40 experts and working with Charlene Li and a bit of help from myself, she’s found six distinct use cases (see compass below) on how companies are measuring using these new toolsets. Why are social analytics so important? This is a new medium, and proof over re allocation of investment is key. The more you share it, the easier it is for us to produce more. Wowza!

There Is No Salvation for the ‘Facebook Expert’

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In the old days of search marketing, it was about tricking the dumb robots –buy links, cloak, spin content, or whatever trick you could pull. Choose your business objective, load up your content, connect your audiences –that’s it. But you’re still responsible for your goals, content and targeting. Sounds like a bunch of mumbo jumbo? Set it and forget it.

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The Fifteen Classes of the Social Business Software Suite (Q4, 2010)

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Despite the explosion of innovation, expect a Social Business Suite to appear that consolidate many of these features for enterprise buyers] Categorization is crucial in managing this rapidly evolving space It’s very difficult to completely segment this space as many of the vendors cross into multiple categories so I’ve separated it into major function groups.

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Looking Into The Social Media Past

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In preparation for the New Year, we’ve been working on transferring our Firebelly blog from Typepad to the beautiful WordPress content management system. It’s amazing how some things we didn’t even know about in 2007 or 08 became big news by 2010. Tech Alliance Announces Android Open Platform For Mobile Devices , November 2007. Android.

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List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)

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The issue of lack of scale is resonating with social strategists –as a result, the market is developing new tools that will help them manage them. Definition: Social Media Management Systems are collection of procedures used to manage work flow in a disparate social media environment. This is not unlike traditional editorial processes used in CMS systems.

50 Ways to use Social Media, listed by Objective « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

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Collectual these folks own social media budgets: LIST [link] in reply to spicedawg56 1 week ago « Community Platform Pricing for New Clients Scorecard: Should Startups Have Community Managers? Couple your email newsletter content with additional website content on a blog for improved commenting. Try out a short series of audio podcasts or video podcasts as content marketing and see how they draw. Practice delivering quality content on your blogs, such that customers feel educated / equipped / informed. Consider the value of hiring a community manager.

7 Steps to Creating Million-Dollar Web Apps (And a Big Announcement)

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37 Signals – Creators of popular web apps like Basecamp, Highrise and CampFire, reportedly made over $8m in 2008 (up from $5m in 2007) with their services which cost a monthly fee. The reason development was so cheap is because the plugin is actually a very simple concept, and just pulls in content from customised RSS feeds that other services (like Google Blogsearch) are producing.

Social Media Monitoring Tools Comparison Guide

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Radian6 Due to its large coverage area, robust analytics and workflow management capabilities, Radian6 is ideal for large companies who need in-depth social media monitoring. Along with its social media monitoring capabilities, this software offers a wealth of features, including a content management system (CMS), keyword-research tools, website analytics and lead-nurturing functionality.

Social Media Strategies for Small Business: Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn Marketing

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Rich Brooks President, flyte new media GET WEB MARKETING ARTICLES EMAILED TO YOU MONTHLY WEB MARKETING NEWSLETTER ARCHIVES 2010 How to Claim Your Business on Facebook Places 6 Reasons Your Conversion Rates Are So Low The Visibility Formula: How Web Marketing Builds Your Business How to Build Your Online Social Network Quickly and Ethically 8 Ways to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog Content Strategy for Online Lead Generation 5 Steps to a More Effective Web Site Business Blog FAQ: Blogging Secrets Revealed! Last week we got a small job from someone who found me through Twitter.

Joomla! Surpasses 15 Million Downloads

Bill Hartzer

the industry’s leading open source content management system (CMS), has been downloaded more than 15 million times from JoomlaCode. is a free, award-winning PHP-based content management system that enables users to build Web sites and powerful online applications. is used for everything from small personal Web sites to the backend management for some of the largest enterprises and highest traffic sites on the Web. In 2007, Gomez organized the first national Joomla! is the industry’s leading open source content management system (CMS).

eLearning & Deliberative Moments: The present and future of Personal Learning Environments (PLE)

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Contents Introduction Towards a Definition Driving Forces Developments to Date Barriers Future Potential References Web Links Introduction A definition for the term Personal Learning Environment ( PLE ), remains elusive. PLEs are meant to simplify managing these artefacts, creating meaning through aggregation, linking and metadata tagging (eg comments, keywords). services. 2002).

Australia Sharepoint Conference June 16/17 2010

Laurel Papworth

This article on IDM – Image and Data Manager has a good wrap up: While it is estimated that SharePoint is Microsoft’s fast growing product, the likely reality is that in many instances the product is not being fully utilised. In other words, SharePoint is a Microsoft product that manages the tasks and information of an organization with respect to their hierarchy levels. Cool.