Web 2.0 Expo – cool stuff seen on the floor of the show

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Here are a few companies in alphabetical order I thought had shown some real promise at the Web 2.0 Romi was also a speaker on Agency 2.0 Brickfish - Measuring Social Engagement Brickfish offers an innovative way for brands to connect with their target audience online. They offer a launching pad for highly viral marketing campaigns that allow you to reach consumers where they live on the social web. Wi5Connect – Welcome to Social Learning 2.0

The Four Semi-Truths of Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

Now what if we applied these to the world of social media? Semi-truth #1: Our infatuation with the next, new, shiny, thing in social media depreciates as soon as we realize that it’s just another engagement, aggregator, application, thingy requiring more time, increased effort, permission to access, another profile creation etc., Whether you use social media or not is not going to determine your success in business. Social Networks Web 2.0

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Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators by Tamar Weinberg on September 23, 2009 Share This is a guest post from Josh Schnell, founder of Macgasm.net and web developer. This is no less true for the world of social networks. The major “Web 2.0

Indians in Social Media (2009) «

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media Royal Challengers Bangalore Fanatic Fans Challenge Basics of Search engine optimization (SEO) September 29, 2009.11:01 01 am Indians in Social Media (2009) Jump to Comments By-and-large most of us would agree with that Social media is still in a nascent stage in the Indian context and there is a lot that remains to be explored in the Social media space. and the Indians in Social Media are still very less.

Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Web Apps. Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media. Social media. Web 2.0. Whether youre socializing on Facebook , updating Twitter , or just adding a new bookmark to Ma.gnolia , social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. Thats why many of todays colleges and universities are now offering "social media" classes as an option for their students. Welcome to Social Media U.

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100 Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies

Koka Sexton

The following table contains the names of over 100 companies and organization that have published their Employee Social Media Policies or Guidelines online… The left side column is the name of the organization, and it is linked to their organizational or corporate home page. The right side column displays a link to the actual document of policy web page for you to either download or review. Template: Blogging and Social Media Policy. Social Media Policy.

Election 2.0 – List of social media election sites to watch.

Laurel Papworth

List of Social Media Election sites for Australian 2010 election. It’s particularly interesting to see which social media election sites are allowing the electorate to ask questions -versus who is providing answers. This election is going to be hotly contested – by social media sites – for relevancy. The ABC has done a hybrid site – not really a community conversation build but aggregating information from multiple communities.

The Great Social Media Traffic Debate: Niche or General Networks?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media > The Great Social Media Traffic Debate: Niche or General Networks? The Great Social Media Traffic Debate: Niche or General Networks? I was fortunate to have the help of James Duthie, a serial guest blogger from Online Marketing Banter , a blog on social media, marketing, and more.?

Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing? Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing? We have all engaged in debates over the past few years about social media. Even a recent thread on Cre8asite Forums discussed this, kicking off by someone stating they find social media very intimidating.

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No, You Can't Automate Social Media!

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > No, You Can’t Automate Social Media! No, You Can’t Automate Social Media! by Tamar Weinberg on July 7, 2010 Share Over the past two years or so, social media’s increased popularity has really done something for those assuming that it’s all a “get rich quick&# opportunity.

Work Literacy

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Web 2.0 Welcome to Work Literacys Web 2.0 Welcome to Work Literacy's Web 2.0 Sponsored by Work Literacy and the eLearning Guild, from September 29 through November 7, 2008, this network will be THE place for you to learn about Web 2.0 and how social media tools can be used by learning professionals. Heres what well be covering: Week 1- Social Networking --Ning, LinkedIn and Facebook. Create your own social network!

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Business , Google , Industry News , Internet , Interviews , Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media , Viral Marketing , Web Design > Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009 Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009 by Tamar Weinberg on January 5, 2010 Share It’s my birthday! The article has examples of how social media worked too.

auDA misuse of power?

Laurel Papworth

I’d had shocking service from Optus (the guy told me “yeah I know how to fix it but I’m not going to tell you&# ) and was in the mood to shine some social media spotlight on to poor customer service in Australia. There is no Optus branding, my site aggregates all discussions re: Optus on social networking sites. is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Technorati Tags: auDA , Australia , social media , Vanessa Stanford.

The Bamboo Project Blog

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I think my frustration right now is that Ive realized how firmly entrenched people are in a sort of passive, one-way view of the web. There still doesnt seem to be a full recognition of the power of co-creation and the idea that Web 2.0 If you see social media as primarily a more simple and efficient way for the usual experts to be able to share their opinions and content, then youre missing the point of the revolution. Web 2.0 Web 2.0

Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Sites: General The Big Boys of Social Bookmarking: The Top 20 Sites (10e20): Chris Winfield ranks the top 20 social bookmarking sites by their Alexa rankings and gives a short description of what each does — in case you haven’t ventured beyond Digg. 24 Do-Follow Social Bookmarking Sites that Actually Work (Caroline Middlebrook): Get some powerful links on some of these lesser-known social sites. Are You a Social Media Idiot?

Keeping Gov 2.0 Fresh

Social Media Strategery

Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Government 2.0 Development Social Media Keeping Gov 2.0 Fresh Thu, Jan 21, 2010 Government 2.0 It, along with Federal Computer Week , GovLoop , Fedscoop , and the many Gov 2.0 leaders on Twitter, are my primary sources of all things Gov 2.0.

How are association publishers building new and existing revenue streams?

SocialFish

The Angerosa Research Foundation —a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the association publishing and communication professions through industry research—is gathering data on diverse sources of media-related nondues revenue at associations across the country. The Association Publishing/Media Nondues Revenue Study was launched to gauge how association publishers are building new and existing revenue streams in their publications and e-media.

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What I Like/Didn't Like About blogworld

Social Media Strategery

Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Government 2.0 Development Social Media What I Like/Didn’t Like About BlogWorld Mon, Sep 22, 2008 Prof. Things I liked: The Speakers – it was great to see many of the social media heavy hitters out here in Vegas, talking and engaging with everyone.

Five Benefits to Using Twitter Â? Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Internet , Marketing , Social Media > The Many Uses of Twitter The Many Uses of Twitter by Tamar Weinberg on June 15, 2007 Share As I promised in my earlier thread , besides answering the typical question, “What are you doing?&# , Twitter has many additional uses. As Seen In… Social Media Backtype Brightkite Business Exchange DailyBooth del.icio.us

GoHawaii's A Thousand Reasons to Smile Makes Me Frown, Not Smile.

Bare Feet Studios

However, may I politely suggest that the way to attract them is NOT with a last century web site built on a 100% flash interface that loads s-l-o-w-l-y and is very controlling in its navigation schema, restricting how the user can (not) truly explore where s/he wants to go? I would have liked to point this campaign to my San Francisco friends, who also happen to be active web users, who themselves have a large “following&# via blogs, social networks, Twitter, et al.

Managing in the Virtual or Network(ed) Organization: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

Buzz Marketing for Technology

· Filed under Collaboration , Communities , Distributed Work , Enterprise 2.0 , Talent Management. The Economist article is now behind a pay wall, but I think there must be copies here and there on the Web … it’s a very well-researched and well-written artyicle and worth the time to search for it and read it). Share: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages. Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0

PLE

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Keywords: personal learning environments, PLE, personal knowledge management, PKM, personal information management, PIM, personal learning toolkit, PLT, online learning environment, Personal Work and Learning Environment (PWLE), OLE, social software, self-directed learning, life-long learning, informal learning, learning ecosystems, learning networks. Related Terms: e-portfolio, virtual learning environment, VLE, digital lifestyle aggregator, DLA, continuing professional development, CPD.

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How friendfeed Can Teach You About Your Friends

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > How FriendFeed Can Teach You About Your Friends How FriendFeed Can Teach You About Your Friends by Tamar Weinberg on April 10, 2008 Share FriendFeed has been out for just a few months and has already established itself as a solid startup with an indefinite amount of potential. Or you could be busy at work and avoiding social media altogether.

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6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Web Apps. RSS is easily one of the best things to happen to web publishing in the past 10 years. It allows users to easily keep track of news from multiple web sites because updates are delivered directly to them. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. Whats Next on the Web: a ReadWriteWeb Toolkit for 2008. social networking. semantic web.

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The Public Doesn't Need to Know What Gov 2.0 is, But They Do Need.

Social Media Strategery

Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Government 2.0 Development Social Media The Public Doesn’t Need to Know What Gov 2.0 is, But They Do Need to Experience It Mon, Mar 8, 2010 Government 2.0 “Dear U.S. Public The Open Government Directive set the wheels in motion for thousands of government 2.0

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on May 5, 2010 Share As much as Facebook may not be kind to businesses , it’s still a tremendously valuable business tool. After all, Facebook could eat the web.

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11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing > 11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s 11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s by Tamar Weinberg on February 23, 2010 Share A few weeks ago, I posted about the seven characteristics of highly effective online video. Social media? It’s why we can find social media blogs in the thousands.

Fifteen Years of Online Social Interactions

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > Fifteen Years of Online Social Interactions Fifteen Years of Online Social Interactions by Tamar Weinberg on May 19, 2008 Share Many tech geeks will often say that their first forays into cyberspace began with a 300 baud modem and a BBS. but I was an early adopter of social networks from when I first opened my 3.5″

How Spying On Your Friends Causes Reevaluation of Endorsed Content

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > How Spying On Your Friends Causes Reevaluation of Endorsed Content How Spying On Your Friends Causes Reevaluation of Endorsed Content by Tamar Weinberg on May 1, 2008 Share Last month, I wrote about the ease of FriendFeed to spy on your friends. Social networks are not much of a concern, unless you’re talking what you’re not supposed to.

Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson Respond to Digg Complaints

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson Respond to Digg Complaints Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson Respond to Digg Complaints by Tamar Weinberg on January 24, 2008 Share After Kevin posted to the Digg blog Wednesday evening that there were algorithmic changes to affect the impact of stories that will be promoted to the front page of the site, a “ revolt &# ensued and an open letter was written.

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Confessions and Reflections of a [Former] Digg Addict

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In the past few weeks, however, even Digg’s other top users are seeing that Digg is becoming more difficult of a social news site to enjoy, and after stepping away from Digg for awhile, I have some thoughts and reflections on how it was and possibly how it should be. Social media isn’t going away, but this example shows that some systems just happen to work better than others. How you use social media depends on your frame of mind.

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Bloggers: This Is How Long Your Posts Should Be

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » Bloggers: This Is How Long Your Posts Should Be Bloggers: This Is How Long Your Posts Should Be Written by Glen, this post has 63 Comments When I analysed the most tweeted blog posts ever, I found that Twitter users like posts that are around 1,100 words long. As you can see, Celebrity Gossip, Web News and Gadget blogs tend to post short articles. Social Roads says: February 19, 2010 at 4:10 am [.] Home What the F

An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > An Open Letter to Facebook An Open Letter to Facebook by Tamar Weinberg on April 28, 2010 Share I started this letter before f8, so for the record, it’s not about anything new. With Facebook being the social destination of choice, these pages are businesses’ lifelines. Unless top-down social business strategy totally stinks, yes.

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