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The Top 20 Health and Fitness Social Networks

Direct Marketing Observations

One of my clients, a very large sports drink company, has indirectly nudged me into taking a look at the state of what I drink, and ea, on a daily basis. Fitfiend has a nice interface and seems to be a nice little community with a tag line stating, “fit, active, connected&#.

Change or Die | Fast Company

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Fast Company. Connect with Fast Company. The companys top executives had invited the most farsighted thinkers they knew from around the world to come together in New York and propose solutions to some really big problems. Levey didnt bother to name them, but you dont need an MD to guess what he was talking about: too much smoking, drinking, eating, and stress, and not enough exercise. Great companies run SAP, not just great big companies. Magazine.

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. Virtual Community of Practice.

How To Create A Know-It-All Company - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership

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Are you involved in setting the direction for your companys IT budget or strategy? Apply today for a FREE subscription to CIO Magazine! How To Create A Know-It-All Company. Heres how some companies convinced individuals to share best practices. To drive KM at Russell Reynolds, the company circulates a document every afternoon throughout its 32 offices worldwide that shows all outstanding proposals and projects. How To Create A Know-It-All Company.

Social Media Training: 3 Day Intensive Advanced Class

Laurel Papworth

If you are a company, government department or organisation interested in social media training for your staff, this three day class held privately at your premises (or we can organise premises for you) suits those looking for a more indepth course. The courses are a mix of lecture, group challenges and computer based exercises (if you have laptops/computer ). Students will develop strategies on how to monetize their customer communities.

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Inside the Facebook Ads of Your Competitors: How to Research, What to Learn

Buffer Social

For instance, Lululemon’s ads for a ventilated shirt show a man exercising while wearing the shirt — and looking cool and ventilated while he does it. They placed their weekly magazine on a bright yellow background for some ads.

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

SocialFish

big strategic planning exercises that produce unrealistic wish lists that are often irrelevant to customer real needs; the latest theories and “best practices;” new stuff, which translates into extrapolations of present products and organizational structures.

How 2nd Screen Apps killed off Television Advertising – Social Media TV

Laurel Papworth

If you are a company looking to advertise would you advertise on the TV during the show’s ad break or on the iPad, smart device during the ad break? The Ad-breaks becomes an exercise in diverting eyeballs AWAY from TV sets.

17 Twitter Accounts That Will Make You a Better Writer

Hootsuite

Someone should do blog post on why writers shouldn't use *should* instead of *if* to start a conditional sentence, e.g., "Should you need to contact the company, send it an e-mail." Lit Reactor is an online writing community. See their Twitter feed for links to exercises, interviews with successful authors, and how-to writing tips. She spends most of her time writing magazine articles. “A better writer?”. Yes, better at…. Knowing what you want to say.

Are You a Productive Reader? - Stepcase Lifehack

Buzz Marketing for Technology

We read to make us feel good, about what we’ve done or what we could do or what others have done — even about what a smart person we look like reading such a smart book on the subway — and not as an exercise in personal growth. Continue your discussions at Lifehack Community.

Snapping at Synapses: Why Digital Death Sucks

Waxing UnLyrical

The biggest PR lesson here – because what is this campaign, if not an exercise in trying to raise awareness? Even if Fast Company tries to tell you so. Instead, Ill find a nonprofit and community I respect and trust.

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10 Book Recommendations From Team Sprout

Sprout Social

About the Author: Jon Gertner is an editor and technology writer at Fast Company magazine. Previously, he worked as a science, business, and economics writer at New York Times Magazine. Even if you don’t subscribe to all of the tenets of XP, reading “EPE” is a worthwhile exercise in checking your processes as a team. Here at Sprout Social, reading really is fundamental.

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11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

By putting effort into the writing process, you reap the benefits of a community that supports you because you lift them through your words. Smashing Magazine ), among other things. And his passion for his community is amazing – highly recommended!

Top 10 Ways to Use del.icio.us - lifehack.org

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The community of del.icio.us Continue your discussions at Lifehack Community. Today: Danny Bader of the David Allen Company. Web Designer Company: Opera Software. Web Designer Company: Opera Software. Web Designer Company: Opera Software. exercise.

107+ Blog Post Ideas for a Rocket Start

Writtent Blog

Prepare some questions (look through some big magazines for inspiration). Sport and exercise is a hugely profitable market… your readers will love to get the feeling you’re looking out for their wellbeing. Share Your Company Story. What are your company’s rituals?

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The Bamboo Project Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Companies that didnâ??t Facebook or LinkedIn) or other communities of practiceâ?? The investment these companies will make in blogs, social networks, and communities will â??stimulate Learning is immersion of yourself in a community of practice and web of interactions.

How to Match 10 Key Success Metrics to Your Blogging Strategy.

Convince & Convert

Blogging for Community These blogs seek to guild a consistent readership that interact with the blogger(s) and advocate on behalf of the content on other social outposts. Imagine subscribing to a magazine that was about tennis one month, and about cooking the next month. We see blogging both as community building and as a function of being a web based business. In PR, measurement has always been a finger in the wind exercise.

Traffic: Stop Thinking in Numbers, Start Thinking in Words

ProBlogger

I know that the community on ProBlogger is full of great listeners and learners, so here’s my advice from are three years of SEO knowledge. Okay, you can use numbers as a guide, but unless you’re starting a magazine or advertisement-driven website, why are you worried about figures? Look at every successful business out there, and you’ll quickly see a trend: there will be a face attached to the logo on the company’s website and other media.

How to Make Money Online in 2016: An Unexpected Approach

Viper Chill

While reading a personal development book (I wish I could remember which one), there was an exercise which suggested you write to your future self in a year, proud about a goal that you’ve achieved to see how it feels. He now runs a multi-million dollar insurance company.

Confessions of a CKO: What I Should Have Done

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I have already written about where I think KM is headed: From content to connectivity , with social networking applications and expertise-finding and community-building processes taking over in priority from the populating and management of massive, just-in-case, context free repositories of documents, and From corporate content management to personal. Darwin Magazine. Fast Company Blog. Grist Magazine. Fast Company. Ms Magazine Blog.

PKM and the Organization - Pollard

Buzz Marketing for Technology

We allowed the bold vision of knowledge-sharing to be diminished and appropriated by those who saw it is merely an exercise in automating the acquisition, storage and dissemination of documents. Many companies that jumped early onto the KM bandwagon have all but abandoned it, while many organizations that waited are now repeating the mistakes of the pioneers. The quote at right is what one executive told me when I suggested his company make such an investment. Grist Magazine.

Q & A: How to Solve Every Blogging Problem You’ll Ever Have

Viper Chill

The difference is that it may be a lot harder, and take a while longer, to find those 5,000 people and introduce them to your community. Would you see anything about the industry on a magazine stand. My greatest challenge is to knowing how to go about building that community.

Connecting 2 the World

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Give students a time limit to complete the exercise that forces them to skim (tell them the assignment is to develop their skimming skills) Change the font and format so key words stick out (including the last sentence) Have students work in groups to do the activity (someone should catch the last line) Does anyone have other suggestions? This explains the role of language in communities of practice and the role of writing in learning. and community building.

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181: How to Overcome the Challenges of Being a Solo Entrepreneur

ProBlogger

Robert is a coach, teacher and community leader who has a passion for solo business owners. I chatted with Robert earlier today, and I asked him about some of the biggest challenges I see in our community of solo-entrepreneurs. It was a magazine about graffiti and street art.

2897 Words on How to Create Viral Content (The Key Element Behind.

Viper Chill

Don’t tell me something I know : If your headline says something like “Why exercise is good for you&# or “How to increase your feed subscribers&# then I probably won’t read it. I love that you mention to be personal- people buy from people, not companies.