Thank you and some free books for Christmas reading

The Way of the Web

‘Insider’s Guide to Mobile: Free Edition’ by Tomi Ahonen. ‘Virtual Justice’ by Greg Lastowka. And if you want to compare notes over Christmas, I’m just starting: ‘The Art of Community’ by Jono Bacon. Blogging books ebooks free books gaming hacking inspiration marketing open source pdf Virtual Worlds Writing

Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth

Called Facebook “Credit&# it includes a real world component named, rather fetchingly, “App2User&# , which aims to encourage merchants and loyalty programs like Qantas Frequent Flyer points and Flybuys and whatnot to use the Facebook points social media system. Social Networks and Online Communities – maybe Twitter? But first… Quick note on currency and Virtual Goods. CURRENCY: Money has no inherent worth – it’s all virtual.

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7 steps to shutting down a social media site

Laurel Papworth

Remember, customers believe that social media sites belong to “them&# the customer and for a % of your online community your exit strategy is going to destroy their friendships and their content. The steps to follow to shut down a social media site without losing all that brand love you have worked so hard to gain are these: A warm look at history of the online community. For Radar : A warm look at history of the online community. Comments back from the community.

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Cyberbullying and blogs – a case study Mumbrella

Laurel Papworth

If you move that into personal attacks – continually identifying e.g. pointing the finger and naming a person – you will find that you create a negative community with negative comments and a negative tone. People can also be bullied online by groups of people such as class groups or collective members of an online community. The reasons why have to do with community practice… 1. Create a “shock jock&# blog, get a “shock jock&# community.

What You Need to Know About the LinkedIn Virtual Events Guide

agora pulse

LinkedIn shared its findings in a recent virtual events guide. A total of 69% of marketers are finding it challenging to switch in-person events to virtual, according to the ‘Turning In-Person Events into Virtual Experiences on LinkedIn” guide from the social media platform.

The time is right for pervasive social gaming

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← A blog plug for something I’m not involved in… Small rivers of content for a new discovery system → The time is right for pervasive social gaming December 9th, 2009 · View Comments I remember a quote from a Microsoft exec around the time of the Xbox 360 launch, in which he outlined his dream of console gamers being able to play a title like Halo on a console, but also contribute to the game via mobile devices. (I

Offerpal Launches Offerpal Tasks to Earn Virtual Currency

Bill Hartzer

Offerpal Media has launched “Offerpal Tasks,&# a new way you can earn virtual currency to use in online games and social networks. You can earn virtual currency through Offerpal Tasks by completing easy online tasks through Amazon Mechanical Turk. You can then convert what you earn into virtual currency that can be spent in online games and virtual worlds. Monetizing virtual currency couldn’t be any easier.

Non di solo Google.

Buzz Marketing for Technology

How do you interact with content ideas and experiences to build new knowledge, be it in a school classroom, a museum space, a community space or an online space? I must confess that the educational examples of the use of avatar based virtual worlds for student learning have consistently d. Learning Objects in Virtual Worlds. New Distributed 3D Virtual Environment w/ Instructional Potential: Google. mobile: +39.3474689077. eLearning Goddess.

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Freemium Revenues: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

We look at Freemium revenue in social networks and online communities including asking that: if freemium is the business model of giving it all (or most) of the services away for free , how can you then charge for it? The other freemium services I spoke about on the podcast are Skype : free calls on mobile and on computer – but pay for voicemail and SMS. Expect for example your virtual goods revenue stream to grow as your freemium model grows.

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

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The end result of these classes is going to be a wide range of young professionals entering the business world with tricks up their sleeve that some of the the old pros have no idea (or only a vague idea) about. For old-school businesses, this may seem like a mysterious world, but not learning to navigate it will be at their own expense. Since then, the students have formed their own vibrant community on Twitter. Dan - this must be a nice surprise for you at EMC World :).

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Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

I have included many well known female influences as well as some that are just starting out but have a very promising future in the blogging world that I have come across online, found in other lists, connected with in forums like the Third Tribe and the BlogcastFM Green Room , or met at events such as Blog World Expo and Social Media AZ. Allison is a freelance writer and blogger for Blog World Expo.