Social Pros 17 – Maria Ogneva, Yammer

Convince & Convert

This episode features Maria Ogneva of Yammer. 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. Special Guest: Maria Ogneva, Yammer.

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Facebook: Improving Employee Communications?

Waxing UnLyrical

I was surprised to get a Facebook request from my company ( Six Degrees PR ) to join its Page named “Six Degrees PR bunker.” I never thought that any company would step up to connect and engage with its employees through a private Facebook Page – this was quite a surprise to me.

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Taking the Next Step: Going From a Grassroots Enterprise 2.0 Community to an Official One

Social Media Strategery

As your grassroots community takes the next step to becoming an official one, what challenges will you face? Way back in 2008, microblogging and enterprise collaboration platform Yammer launched at TechCrunch50. They evolved from users to community managers to role models.

4 Reasons to Use Social Enterprise Networks for Business

Mindjumpers

Such platforms as Yammer, Chatter and Jive certainly look and feel similar to Facebook – with a news feed, groups, friends and status updates. Deloitte, for example, pulls reports from Yammer to identify employees with high engagement and positive feedback on the platform.

The Many Roles of an Internal Community Manager

Social Media Strategery

When someone in the communications industry refers to a “ community manager ,&# they are usually referring to someone that can manage the online relationships for a particular brand, using tools like Facebook, Twitter, and blogs. The Internal Community Manager wears many hats.

If You Want a Culture of Collaboration, You Need to Accept the LOLCats Too

Social Media Strategery

Before wikis were used by the Intelligence Community to develop reports on IEDs , people were creating user badges to show off their favorite NFL teams. Before my own company's Intranet won any awards , we had people talking about how they enjoy skinny dipping on their profile.

Awesome Community Management Playbook

SocialFish

I love this Community Management Playbook from Yammer. “Online communities have taken hold among businesses, to connect employees, customers and partners. However, community management as a profession is largely misunderstood and inadequately resourced.

How to Apply Youtility to Internal Communication

Convince & Convert

Jay’s key message is that by providing help and value to customers (for free), companies will be able to cut through the incredible amount of content clutter that exists online and be top of mind when those customers are ready to buy a product or solution. Yammer.

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38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

CommerceTools uses cloud-based technology to help companies streamline the distribution of products, supplies, services and content to individuals or groups by simplifying and automating order and fulfillment processes. The 5 Best Free Tools For Making Slick Infographics by Fast Company.

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7 Surprising Differences Between Male and Female Millennials: Webinar Recap

Ignite Social Media

It will fit with his motivations in the space, and benefit your company through qualified content to his networks. If you missed our webinar last week on the 7 surprising differences between millennial men and women and their social media usage, we’re here to give you a debrief.

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Social Pros 22 – Evan Hamilton, UserVoice

Convince & Convert

Read on for insights from Evan and some social media news from Eric and Jim ( this week : Facebook changes users’ email addresses without permission, LinkedIn offers targeted status updates, and Microsoft acquires Yammer). Letting companies target status updates.

Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth

His company is ZevenSeas which wins points for having a cool name, I reckon. Before today, and probably still in many companies, the response to Badges for incentives would be met with a sneer and a “who gives a flying fig about stamps of approval?&#.

#measurePR Recap (July 2015): Internal Communications

Waxing UnLyrical

measurePR community member, Sarah Parker chimed in: Q2: Have a benchmark. To engage/motivate your internal community, you need to understand the ‘state of the union.’ I then asked how our guests felt internal communications and PR should work together: A5 Employees are key source of intel for a company, so #internal #comms should be feeding rest of comms team. Connect with people that work at the companies you want to work with via social media.

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Social Networking to Advance Your Career

Janet Fouts

Takeaways from the discussion were many, and largely about developing a professional brand, creating real networks of people who are interested in the same topics, staying in good standing in the community and supportive of others in their extended networks.

The 1-9-90 rule won't work for Internal Collaboration

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Ok, so you decide to implement an internal microblogging platform like Yammer or Socialcast, or even an internal Wiki platform like SocialText or Confluence.

The role of social media in managing projects for brands

Socialmedia.biz

Social channels can offer shared spaces like online communities, which employees can use for project information inflow and outflow. Another one is Yammer. A product of Microsoft, Yammer is a social network for employees, assigned a project. Post by Adi Englander.

Building Your Business With Internal Collaboration

Convince & Convert

Ever since the big uptake of social media, we’ve been seeing a lot of companies start to bring these tools, platforms, behavior changes, and technologies into the enterprise. So, it’s a big challenged for a lot of companies. companies. companies today. company.

Is Your Twitter Addiction Paying Off

Convince & Convert

I love the Twitter culture and community, and I spend quite a bit of time using Twitter. link] EllisTweet Given the volume of yammering about how to measure social networking success, I must say that this post, Jay, stands out. Ive founded 5 companies, and spent 15 years running digital marketing agencies.

18 Expert Guides to Using Google+ for Business

Webbiquity SMM

For those who are new to Google+ (or who struggle to see results with it), Scott Buehler provides an excellent 10-step guide to understanding circles, generating activity, formatting posts, using hashtags, hosting hangouts, creating company pages and more.

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The 3 Building Blocks of Social Business Evolution

Convince & Convert

The foundation of a fully collaborative social business, whether for a small or large firm is the company’s most valuable asset, its people. Companies need to first understand what it is they are trying to achieve before thinking about which technology vendor to deploy.

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Be a Social Business: PR Trends in 2011

Proactive Report

For three years or so savvy companies and organizations have been experimenting with how to become a social brand. Could this be why some companies have been ambivalent about open, social engagement?

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7 Levels of Social Media Engagement

Laurel Papworth

LinkedIn is blocked because someone mentioned someone once found a job on this online community. Youtube is only accessible via company mobile phones and only because IT didn’t realise everyone would get around the computer firewall blocks by using their mobiles.

Don’t Be Scared Be Prepared – How to Manage a Social Media Crisis

Convince & Convert

Somebody sending a mean tweet about your company doesn’t constitute a crisis. When the company does not know any more than the public about what’s going on. A social media crisis has a potentially material impact on the company overall. How the company found out.

Time for a Change

Social Media Strategery

For one, I never expected to still feel challenged after so long with one company; I never expected to have even half the opportunities that I’ve had here; I never expected to enjoy working hand in hand with our clients as much as I did; and most of all, I never expected to love working with the people here so much. I created our now 6,000 member+ Yammer community more than three years ago), and Gov 2.0 (I

Building a Social Business

Koka Sexton

I ran the social selling track and held panels with customers and companies like Sprout Social , Extole , Yammer Cornerstone OnDemand and others. I find that most companies especially InsideView customers want to become social businesses in one way or another.

Change Management Is the Foundation of a Social Organization

SocialFish

All the technology integration, collaboration software and community applications deployed internally will prove useless unless there is a fundamental shift in the way employees think, behave, interact with one another and communicate.

Top 10 Tips to Totally Suck at Networking Events

Almost Savvy

Talk, talk, talk Showing confidence and pride in your work is important, but is yammering on endlessly about yourself the most effective way to get this across? Mix up the person interested in a job with your company with the one you promised to connect with your real estate agent Some of us have perfect recall and can keep the details of who said what and to whom we offered to introduce them to a famous colleague ?

Top 10 Tips to Totally Suck at Networking Events

Almost Savvy

Talk, talk, talk Showing confidence and pride in your work is important, but is yammering on endlessly about yourself the most effective way to get this across? Mix up the person interested in a job with your company with the one you promised to connect with your real estate agent Some of us have perfect recall and can keep the details of who said what and to whom we offered to introduce them to a famous colleague ?

5 Supah-Cool Free Online Tools For Nonprofits

SocialFish

From the BigMarker website: BigMarker is a free web conferencing community. With unlimited access to live events, there are endless opportunities for you, your community, organization, business, classroom, and social network to grow. Unlike other web conferencing services, they offer a community to connect with. Presently is a live collaboration stream or “micro-blogging” platform (similar to Yammer, which my last company used).

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Enterprise 2.0 Reflects the Culture | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

Depending upon the level of executive sponsorship and participation – some companies will unfortunately take a long time to adopt social media and miss out on the benefits it represents today. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

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Social Pros 18 – Ike Pigott, Alabama Power

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. They asked B2B companies, “What was your best social media format?

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My Social Media Resolutions for 2009

Social Media Strategery

In 2009, I want to do more to illustrate the “What’s in it for me&# to our everyone at my company, especially our managers. Having done this work (online communities, collaboration, user-created content, etc.) Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

Social Pros Podcast – Justin Levy, Citrix Online

Convince & Convert

I’ve seen a few, in particular, B2B software companies, use Pinterest as a visual gallery for whitepapers and videos and things like. Jay : Sounds like a company we need to create on the side with today’s special guest.