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Sherrilynne Starkie

Amazon.com As Social Networking

Small Business Mavericks

Did you know you can use Amazon.com as a social networking tool? Amazon.com can be your niche networking space. Here are some tips to help make Amazon.com a social networking application for you: When you read a book, listen to music, or try out a new product, leave a review. Amazon can be used for social networking. It’s an online department store with social benefits. Social Media Amazon.com social networking

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Sherrilynne Starkie

What Happens On Social Media In 2011?

Mindjumpers

Tweet Having reviewed what has happened across the different social media platforms in 2010, the next thought is what is going to happen in 2011? Looking back at the year of 2010, it is very obvious that a lot of changes and new initiatives were launched on various social media platforms – especially during the end of the year. Take a look at it, and let us know what you think 2011 is going to offer us. 17 Social Media Marketing Trends for 2011.

The Challenge of Authenticity in Social Networking

Waxing UnLyrical

I’ve been thinking about this since Shonali’s thought-provoking post a few weeks back about how to social network smartly by being yourself online. What are we really up against (against ourselves) in the way we behave on social networks? This best summary I’ve found on online disinhibition is several years old, but still applies to today’s world of social media communication. Guest post by Erica Holt.

SEO: social networks influence search rankings | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

How Consumers Use Social Networking Sites

Small Business Mavericks

A study carried out by Sensis shows how consumers are using social networks. Of course, most people are using the social networks for personal reasons, but you should pay attention to these numbers. They seem small, but what they tell me is that people are on the social networks for personal reasons, but while they are there they are also using their time to research consumer opportunities.

The Secret Sauce of Social Networks

Direct Marketing Observations

What is the secret sauce of a social network? What motivates people in your networks? Right now, companies are obsessed with or have deduced that the only way to grab market share in social is to incent their customers into doing something-give them something. But at some point a social loss leader strategy will waver because of the weight of constant escalating consumer expectations. SEO/SEM Social Networks

Authenticity: At The Core Of Smarter Social Networking

Waxing UnLyrical

Smarter social networking. A few nights ago, I was part of the “ Get Geeky &# panel that Social Media Club-DC had put together. Along with Alex Howard , Frank Gruber and Shana Glickfield , we talked about “ smarter social networking.&#. Much was discussed, but I’ve been thinking more about one of the questions that was asked: If you’re a good connector and/or networker offline, how do you take that online?

Uncovering The Remarkable In Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

Social media is an interesting animal. And that made me think some more: what is the hidden remarkability in the lives of those we encounter every day – or, at least, every few days – in social media? So I asked the question: “What remarkable thing have you done that your social networks do NOT know about you?&#. Public Relations Social Media building relationships community building what makes you remarkable

YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network (Kinetic Typography)

Firebelly

On Sunday, The Social Network took home Oscars for Original Score, Film Editing and Adapted Screenplay. This kinetic typography video shows off some of the dialog and music in a unique way. Enjoy! Video URL: [link] ].

The Life Cycle of a Social Network

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The launch of Geocities by Yahoo marked for some the beginning of a new revolution in the online media called social networking. Later, several other websites such as Classmates.com and Friendster contributed to the development of social networking to help reach our present day scenario, where we see the domination of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+. Likewise, social networking is also subject to several stages of its own life cycle.

5 Great iPad Social Networking Apps

Jason Yormark

There aren’t too many great social networking apps for the iPad, but I have found a select few that I find myself using on a regular basis. Below is the list that I use regularly that cover using Twitter, Facebook, blogging, news consumption and social/web stats. Synchs with Google Reader which is a major plus and easy to share articles to your networks. Sometimes it’s great just to get some high level information about your web and social stats.

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The Top 3 ‘Big Ones’ in Social Media 2011

Mindjumpers

Tweet Closing in on the end of 2011, I have listed the three big “events” that in my opinion have lead to important development within the field of social media. If you have been following f8 for the last few years, I think you will have to agree that the announcements of the 2011 conference were the biggest in years. 2011 was the year when Page took over as CEO at Google. 2011 was also the year where we lost one of our times most innovative tech/design entrepreneurs.

Study: The Global Social Media Check Up 2011

Mindjumpers

Tweet According to a relatively new study carried out by Burson-Marsteller , a public relations agency, it is clear that European and other global companies keep a focus on social media, as well as Asian companies are becoming more evident on social media platforms. The study is the Global Social Media Check Up 2011, which is an annual study investigating big companies’ presence on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, blogs etc.

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LinkedIn Is The #1 Social Network

Small Business Mavericks

1 social network. I’m not a bit surprised that, in terms of ROI, business professionals find LinkedIn to be their most important social network. Social Media facebook LinkedIn TwitterA new report shows that LinkedIn – not Facebook and not Twitter – is the No. If you think about it, that makes a lot of sense. Facebook is still a personal space for a lot of people. It’s a place to connect with friends and family.

Keeping Your Company’s Reputation Intact On The Social Network

Socialized

I'll be on a panel later this month: Keeping Your Company's Reputation Intact On The Social Network Dow Jones Global Compliance Symposium March 31, 2011 Washington, D.C.

The Misnomer of Social Networking

Ari Herzog

It is a fallacy to suggest social networking is about networking, opines Jeff Hurt. Identity comes first, relationship building second, and networking with the community third. Social networking sites are social identity sites. If you are inspired to add a comment with your thoughts, please visit The Misnomer of Social Networking in your browser. 40 Days and 40 Nights Without Social Networking. Musings networking

How To Build Your Own Social Network On WordPress

Firebelly

It’s no secret that I’m a WordPress advocate, but I’ve just recently discovered one of the project’s most impressive features– running a social network. No, you’re not going to create the next Facebook or MySpace on a simple WordPress website, but it’s a great (and cheap) alternative to social network creation engines such as Ning or Grouply. BuddyPress markets itself as “social networking in a box.&#

10 Ways to Use Social Networks for B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Social networks are essential for expanding your web presence —not only for creating social signals now a key component in search engine rankings, which makes your website and blog easier to find in search, but also by giving you more places to be found online. Creating your profile on each of the major social networks is a first step, but just that. As with most things in life, you’ll get out of social networks what you put into them.

Social Networking In Your Face

Ari Herzog

Jena Kingsley is the latest in a series of comedians to poke fun at social networking systems by forcefully interacting with people in public places and proving that our online lives are silly when taken literally. The lingo and the descriptive language, such as friends on Facebook vs connections on LinkedIn, frustrates my students when I explain the basics of social media. Media culture identity networking Youtube

Startups To Watch in 2011

Idaconcpts

However, it can be a pain to post those cute baby pictures on a host of social networks and check each site for comments. This plugin connects your e-mail with social data to provide background information on the same screen as the message with pictures, job titles, recent Twitter messages, and more! Startups rapportive Startups To Watch in 2011 storific supermarmite this or that

How To Promote Your Business In 2011 | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

3 Ways A Blog Helps You SEO-Wise » How To Promote Your Business In 2011 When it comes to promoting a small business, you have to prepare for changes. Here are some of the most effective strategies for promoting a business in 2011. Social bookmarking – Bookmark and share all of your content at two or three social bookmarking sites daily. Social networking – Pick two or three social networks and be active on those networks about an hour every day.

Feature Friday: Is Social Networking Making Us Less Social?

Ari Herzog

Facebook, Twitter, Bebo, LinkedIn, MySpace, Foursquare… These are examples of social networking sites, but you knew that. You can become ‘super social’ talking, sharing, commenting, and constantly updating the ‘internet you’ for all to see. Humans are built to be social creatures ; it’s in our genetic makeup, it’s what makes us different from other animals. Is social media that good? To be fair, social media can help you organise more.

Top 11 Social Media Marketing Blog Posts of 2011

Firebelly

Here are the top 11 social media marketing posts on the Firebelly blog in 2011 based on number of views. Social Search: Tempur-Pedic “Ask Me” Commercial. Make Your Social Media Sharing Buttons Effective. How To Build Your Own Social Network On WordPress. 4 Social Media Mistakes Easily Prevented By Common Sense. Facebook For Business Tip #1: Pages not Profiles. Facebook For Business Tip #8: Wildfire Contests. Gettin’ Unique With QR Codes.

Thank you Google, for the Antithesis of a More Social Network

Waxing UnLyrical

The need for a social network that automatically aggregates all my “friends&# and then cuts off the irrelevant noise. Or are we in an infinite loop of growing out of social networks every five years? The thoroughness of it all did not imply the need to mindlessly obsess over “integrating&# all other social channels with Google+. Haven’t we all cracked jokes at Google’s moronic, bland attempts at social?

Should You Build Your Own Private Social Network?

Small Business Mavericks

Does your company need its own private social network? Let’s talk about why you might want a private social network. If you are a global company or you have multiple office locations, a private social network could allow employees at your multiple locations to get to know each other better and to share their insights into your company processes and work environment. Another reason you might use a private social network is for training purposes.

Social Networking Stats: 80% of World Leaders on Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . This number marked a growth of 8% year-over-year (a change worth noting, but significantly less than the 78% growth that took place between 2011 and 2012.). Social Networking Stats: Reddit Earns 56 Billion Pageviews in 2013, #RLTM Scoreboard.

Link Love Monthly: Best of February 2011

SocialFish

The list below is for serendipity ; if you prefer our “Must Read&# shares about important stuff for association social media, please click here to subscribe , or click here to browse. The Power of Facebook plugins, and other social sharing tools (Debra Askanase). Social Business: It’s like the Internet in 1997 (Jeremiah Owyang). The Art of Social. Don’t speak French to me: A social media marketing lesson for associations (Ben Martin).

My Social Networking Primer in 2014

Ari Herzog

With over 8,400 people in a LinkedIn group I manage about social media marketing , why did I create a new group using that dotcom name and ask people to join that? I wanted to create new social networking channels on some of the leading platforms and watch them grow. — Kneale Mann (@knealemann) March 1, 2011. Put the "social" back in social media. How My Social Networking Changes This Year.

Link Love Monthly: Best of March 2011

SocialFish

The list below is for serendipity ; if you prefer our “Must Read&# shares about important stuff for association social media, please click here to subscribe , or click here to browse. MIT Media Lab Identity, 2011 from readyletsgo on Vimeo. Real-Time Analytics For Social Plugins (Facebook Developer Blog). The State and Future of the Social Media Management System Space (Jeremiah Owyang). Social Media – It’s Not Just for White Folks (Danny Brown).

Social Networking Stats: The Skinny on Whisper, Secret & Snapchat, plus #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . These days you can divulge on social media without worrying your news will become public knowledge, thanks to a new(ish) crop of social networks. Snapchat debuted back in September 2011, and has been a fairly big deal for the last year or so.

The 10 Key Mobile Trends for 2011

Mindjumpers

Tweet Written by J-P De Clerck , who is an experienced content, conversion and social media consultant. Like Mindjumpers, he is associated with Social Marketing Forum. The cross-channel customer is also a multi-device consumer and smart phones play an increasing role in communication, networking, social media usage and entertainment. hours/week on social networks and 2.2 More mobile traffic will make even greater demands on 3G networks.

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The Social/Anti-Social Network

Twist Image

Online social networking continues to change and evolve. That is mind-blowing, impressive and not all that surprising when you consider how popular platforms like Twitter and Facebook are, and how people are looking for newer/cooler social networking experiences. Google + lets you be selectively social. the most common response is the ability to segment the social graph (Google + calls them, "circles"). It's a different kind of "social."

Social Networking Grows 52% Among India’s Internet Users But Reaches Just 6.3% of Population

The Realtime Report

The use of social networking sites among internet users in India has grown nearly 52% since 2011, with more than 76 million people now using social networking sites in the country. But while the country has millions of social network users, only 6.3% This number pales in comparison to the US, where nearly 50% of the population uses social networking sites. Social Media Statistics developing country India social networking statistics

‘China’s Facebook’ Renren Seeks NYSE Listing [Data]

Idaconcpts

The Renren Network (Chinese characters: ???; literally “everyone network&# ), formerly known as Xiaonei Network (Chinese: ???; literally “on-campus network&# ) is a Chinese social networking site with an interface similar to that of Facebook. As of 2011, it has about 160 million registered users. Here are some important demographic and traffic data of Renren.com for 2011, courtesy of Brian Chappell from Ignite Social Media.

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Google vs Facebook: Name the 2011 Winner

Ari Herzog

When you consider Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was featured as TIME magazine’s person of the year, not to mention ‘The Social Network’ film success, is the top honor a surprise to you? Will it be Facebook, Google, or someone else? -- Ari Herzog thanks you for reading Google vs Facebook: Name the 2011 Winner on his blog. Social Media Facebook Google

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Social Networking Stats: LinkedIn Tops 187 Million Active Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. via SmartBlog on Social Media. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. LinkedIn’s premium subscriptions product jumped 74% from Q3 in 2011, and represented 20% of total revenue in Q3 2012. Have you used the social networking site more often since the redesign?

7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali 7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks December 21st, 2010 Tweet I first heard about Amplify earlier this year; I believe it was at the January chapter meeting of IABC/DC Metro. As the year went by, I found myself playing more and more with Amplify and now it’s become one of my top three social networks.

How Enterprise Social Networking Drive Business Value [Report]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Using social media to bring business value is an obvious choice for many companies. But the benefits of using social media inside an organization still remains somewhat unexplored. Most companies approach enterprise social networks as a technology deployment and fail to understand that the new relationships created by enterprise social networks are the source for value creation. How to Measure Your Social Media ROI [Infographic].