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Klout, the Super Bowl, and Our Addiction to Shooting the Messenger

Convince & Convert

According to the Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee , Klout was used to help identify the participants, and the list was augmented manually with known local bloggers, gadflies, and connectors. Where’s the community spirit in that?

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From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories

Buzz Marketing for Technology

From shared databases to communities of practice: A taxonomy of collaboratories. From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories. The types are: Distributed Research Centers, Shared Instruments, Community Data Systems, Open Community Contribution Systems, Virtual Communities of Practice, Virtual Learning Communities, and Community Infrastructure Projects. Community Data Systems. Community Data System.

The Mission Driven Volunteer

SocialFish

Do-nothing committees. We believe that’s because the current model of association volunteering, based on standing committees, is broken. Elizabeth Weaver Engel, MA, CAE has been a member of the association community for over 16 years.

Bridging the Social, the Human, and the Practical

SocialFish

This is a guest post by Carlos Restrepo, CAE, Managing Director at MemberFuse , which is the community platform provided by Avectra. That is the question I’m learning more about as I focused on how do you measure success and therefore deliver value for social communities.

Digital grassroots: the Internet fights back

Sherrilynne Starkie

Mr. Geist, the Canada research chair of Internet and e-commerce law at the University of Ottawa is widely known as a newspaper columnist for the Ottawa Citizen and the Toronto Star. It started in 2004 when a legislative committee held a series of hearings on digital copyright reform.

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Charitable giving on a global scale: Sprout Social Philanthropy Week 2019

Sprout Social

It’s hard to say you’re a values-driven company unless you dedicate time and resources to advancing those values outside of your four walls. During this week, we leverage our privilege and resources to support, engage with and improve the communities in which we live.

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Speaking your Members’ and Customers’ Language: Six Gaps that might be Dooming Associations to Irrelevance

SocialFish

Two articles about e-bay’s recent growth surge, by Marcus Wohlson in Wired magazine, confirmed for me our research insights: organizations that succeeded and grew in this fluid environment had a number of shared characteristics that were deeply embedded in the way they thought, framed challenges, perceived value, approached challenges, engaged people and defined priorities. Make sense to their markets and customers rather than in-house committees, policies and peers

Speaking your Members’ and Customers’ Language: Six Gaps that might be Dooming Associations to Irrelevance

SocialFish

The “guide” for knowledge age product and business development age below is extracted from these articles as well as our research. In my research and experience the formula goes something like this: more programs, products, new gadgets, marketing hype etc.;

Don’t Fear the Peer: 6 Tips for Nonprofits Exploring Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

SocialFish

Research shows that 50% more people give when they’re asked to make a donation of a specific amount. He is the founder of DonorCommunity, an online fundraising Saas software company, which is exclusive to the nonprofit industry. New to peer-to-peer fundraising? There’s nothing to fear!

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Todays #SocialMedia Tweetchat Topic: The Social Media RFP: How to Get the Best Results

Direct Marketing Observations

If you want to purchase an accounting system, customer relationship manager (CRM) or enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform for your company, it’s a pretty established process. But if you are a company who needs external help, how do you weed through this entirely new industry?

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PR Pros and Wikipedia: Can They Ever Get Along?

Social Media Strategery

That's a big reason why most PR professionals have avoided Wikipedia for so long, fearful of the wrath of the editing community. Photo courtesy of Flickr user bitjungle. All Wikipedia articles and other encyclopedic content must be written from a neutral point of view.

B2B Social Media Gets Intimate

Social Media Marketing

Strategic planning, competitive analysis and product development are just a few activities most companies prefer to keep confidential. These B2B conversations will only be open to small stakeholder committees, no matter how trusted or influential those outside the circle may be.

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Your Guide to the Crowdsourced Workforce - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The large-scale committee approach is powerful because it leans on the concept of the "wisdom of crowds" (to a certain extent) which says basically that the more input, the better the output. Weve written about a number of companies that employ crowdsourcing to produce their product or service here on ReadWriteWeb, but in this post well specifically look at companies that allow you to leverage the crowd to get something done. Research & Development. ReadWriteWeb.

Social Pros Podcast – Super Bowl Social Media Command Center

Convince & Convert

Next week’s guest is Scott Monty from Ford Motor Company. Taulbee’s company put together and is staffing, right now as we discuss this, the Super Bowl Social Media Command Center. They’ve been encroaching a little bit on their developer community’s turf.

Wired Campus: Computer Literacy Doesn't Mean Information Literacy, Report Says - Chronicle.com

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Research & Books. Community Colleges. Community Colleges. Researchers Design E-Book to Mimic Turning Book Pages | Comment [5] Real Snail Mail | Comment [4] Spying on Faculty and Staff Computer Use | Comment [13] Smart Footballs From Smarter Students | Comment [9] Young Adults Are Encouraged to Enter Civil-Rights Video Contest | Comment [6]. Search The Site. More options |. Back issues. Subscribe Day pass. Todays news. Current issue. Salary surveys. The Faculty.

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Information Literacy in the Workplace - Special Libraries Association

Buzz Marketing for Technology

SLA Community. Julie Oman is an Information Steward for The Dow Chemical Company in Midland, MI. I feel a degree of responsibility in ensuring the knowledge workers of my organization have the fundamental skills to deal with whatever knowledge management technology and processes are adopted by the company. Like many companies, my organization provides a community that supports the use of information technology and. College and Research Libraries.

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I have a couple set up for books that I work for the publishing company. I am trying to do this on my company fan page and I dont see the pencil for the boxes tab either. A big company like this you should think that they clould afford to give SUPPORT to there clients. !!

Social Pros 24 – Shawn Morton, JPMorgan Chase

Convince & Convert

Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft , Janrain , and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch. We actually partner with a company called North Social that does Facebook tabs.

A reading list for aspiring knowledge workers. Future Tense:

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Workflow Community. Regina recently launched a global consultancy called The Seventh Suite which assists growing companies bolster their competitive edge via aligned strategy and progressive people practices. Also check out Davids website at The David Allen Company.

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Connecting 2 the World

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The true gap, therefore, is between those educated in a traditional way and the new "skills" needed to work in a module setting (able to move people, companies, offices, departments around without losing knowledge or the knowledge product) communicating through a network (rather than the old vertical structures) with critical thinking and problem solving skills that allow workers to react to the environment as it changes and create new knowledge (or knowledge products) in a short period of time.

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