Real investments in virtual worlds continue

The Way of the Web

Don’t forget back in 2004, David Storey paid $26,500 in Entropia , then Jon Jacobs invested $100,000 in a virtual space station in Entropia in November 2005, and of course Anshe Chung became a millionaire via Second Life in 2006.

6 Ways Emerging Technologies Are Set to Change the Use of Social Media

SocMed Sean

Maria writes for a variety of blogs and today she shares her thoughts on how a variety of emerging technologies could potentially impact our use of social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Thanks to Maria for sharing her thoughts, I’ll be curious to see how these technologies adapt our use of social media, especially when it comes to augmented and virtual reality!

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Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 2

Webbiquity SMM

Reports, surveys, studies and infographics are among the most popular content posted and shared across social networks. How widespread, really, is the use of social media for marketing? How are B2B marketers using social media differently from their B2C counterparts?

Virtual Event Technologies Defined

SocialFish

This is the first in a new series of guest posts by famed blogger on social media and events, Jeff Hurt, of Velvet Chainsaw Consulting. Virtual Event Definitions. 2D Virtual Platform. 2D platforms offers media streaming (audio and video), on-demand and chat features.

5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Dentyne "Friend Request" Commercial: 60 Connections In Every Bottle | Main | Social Media & The Super Bowl » January 29, 2010 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader.

Online Marketing 101 for Entrepreneurs

Idaconcpts

When you’re a struggling entrepreneur, your business takes over your world as you try to boost your brand and broaden your customer base. You simply need to get your business into the online discussion world with a few key strategies.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #342

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My friends: Alistair Croll ( BitCurrent , Year One Labs , GigaOM , Human 2.0 , Solve For Interesting , the author of Complete Web Monitoring , Managing Bandwidth: Deploying QOS in Enterprise Networks and Lean Analytics ), Hugh McGuire ( PressBooks , LibriVox , iambik and co-author of Book: A Futurist's Manifesto ) and I decided that every week the three of us are going to share one link for one another (for a total of six links) that each individual feels the other person "must see".

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #257

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My friends: Alistair Croll ( BitCurrent , Year One Labs , GigaOM , Human 2.0 , Solve For Interesting , the author of Complete Web Monitoring , Managing Bandwidth: Deploying QOS in Enterprise Networks and Lean Analytics ), Hugh McGuire ( PressBooks , LibriVox , iambik and co-author of Book: A Futurist's Manifesto ) and I decided that every week the three of us are going to share one link for one another (for a total of six links) that each individual feels the other person "must see".

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #282

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My friends: Alistair Croll ( BitCurrent , Year One Labs , GigaOM , Human 2.0 , Solve For Interesting , the author of Complete Web Monitoring , Managing Bandwidth: Deploying QOS in Enterprise Networks and Lean Analytics ), Hugh McGuire ( PressBooks , LibriVox , iambik and co-author of Book: A Futurist's Manifesto ) and I decided that every week the three of us are going to share one link for one another (for a total of six links) that each individual feels the other person "must see".

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #273

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Goggles and virtual worlds? lean analytics. social media. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?