Social Capital Ottawa

Sherrilynne Starkie

Canada’s national capital is Ottawa and one of the city’s many strengths is the active and passionate social media community that thrives here. It’s a community that continues to grow and learn that’s why it supports the 2nd annual Social Capita l conference taking place later this month. This one-day conference is “must attend” for social media enthusiasts and newbies alike. With ‘Are you social?’

One week until Social Capital Ottawa

Sherrilynne Starkie

There is just one more week until the third annual Social Capital Ottawa, a one-day conference for O-city’s active social media community. Social Capital Ottawa. The conference blends formal presentations with community/un-conference style sessions on topics ranging from Twitter to LinkedIn, the technical details of self-hosting a blog to the how-tos of personal branding, and online community building to social media in the workplace.

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Don’t Squander Your Social Capital

Janet Fouts

Social capital is one of the new buzz words of the decade. Tara Hunt calls it “ Whuffie “ Whatever it is, the better your social capital the more likely it is your followers will take action. It’s natural for you to get excited when somebody with a huge amount of perceived social capital responds to something you said. Those are the ones with social capital.

Analytics: what are you really learning?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Last week at Social Capital Ottawa I moderated rountable discussions on analytics and digging deep to gain real insight. Social Media Analysitcs (Photo credit: cambodia4kidsorg). None of the participants (about 15) were actually looking any deeper into web or social analytics to understand how users navigate a website or use the content they find to gain any better understanding of their audiences. 5 Questions Social Media Marketing Analytics Can Answer.

The Mothers Are Coming And They Will Change The World

Forbes Social Media

The next time you’re tempted to take control and expect others to fall in line, consider the leadership model of two successful social action groups: Mothers Out Front and Moms Demand Action. They rely on mothers’ strong social capital and community ties to build their ranks

Ottawa’s Capital City News

Sherrilynne Starkie

A couple of weeks back Ottawa saw the launch of a new local community newspaper, Capital City News. “We’ve been trying to get to as many communities as we can, so that’s been our challenge for Week 1, trying to get to as many places as we can across the city,” said the publications’s editor Jason Marshall in a story in the The Ottawa Sun. My social capital in Ottawa.

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MUST WATCH: The state of the internet and group-forming

SocialFish

I pointed last week to the latest Pew Internet research study about internet users and groups which found that the users most engaged with social media are also the most engaged in groups. Featured citizen community datalicious digital divide Gov 2.0

Become A Superconnector With Scott Gerber - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast

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Scott Gerber is CEO of The Community Company , an organization that builds and manages community-driven programs for media companies and global brands. Scott believes that we should never diminish the power of our social capital, and we should be constantly making deposits to ensure that the account keeps growing. social capital. the community company.

Need to Fundraise? Stick With What Works!

SocialFish

Crowdfunding is a popular way for businesses, non-profits, and individuals to raise money by leveraging on social networks. The use of social capital builds trust and makes strangers more willing to donate for a worthy cause. Make use of your organization’s social media platforms to spread the word to as many people as possible. It also gives your organization a way to create a stronger tie with your community and look for new recruits.

From Living in a Van to IBJ’s “Forty Under 40?: The Daniel Herndon Interview

Firebelly

Here’s a bit of background on my man… Daniel exemplified his good-hearted nature in 2009 with his guerilla marketing efforts for a not-for-profit called Community First Initiative. Where does social marketing fall into your approach? The greatest capital that any business has is their human capital, often used to refer to employees. To me this also includes social capital, meaning your customers that believe in you.

5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media Bootcamp: Facebook For Business | Main | The New Dork - Entrepreneur State of Mind » March 05, 2010 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader. You have to focus on Universal Search, Real-Time Search, Social Media and the Mobile Web.

Marketing Is Dead

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Does that mean that social media and digital media has not disrupted the model or added new layers and opportunities? Does it mean that newer components like community management, engaging influencers, building social capital with customers, and engaging with consumers in more collaborative ways (the four core pillars that Lee argues have put the death knell on traditional marketing) hasn't changed the game? Not all brands are social. community management.

10 BtoB Marketers Predictions for 2010

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Around this time last year I wrote about some Predictions for 2009 and while I would say 8 out of 10 have already materialized and the other 2 are on their way, it has become clear that this year was the year we past the point of no return on Social Media.

Why I Started Social Selling

Koka Sexton

Several months ago I had the opportunity of being on my second Salesforce Live broadcast “ Using social connections to turn prospects into customers “ Truely an awesome experience. Over 30,000 people streamed the broadcast and the engagement on social media was amazing. As I watched the recording of the show recently to listen back on some of the key points delivered I realized I had mentioned how I got started with social selling. The dawn of social media.

How do I get People to Interact and Build Lasting Relationships?

Stay N' Alive

How do we build community? The more you give, the more you will get back and the more your community will grow. Some call this “Social Capital&# , or “ Whuffies “, being a form of currency for that Capital. Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, make this possible and the people don’t even have to know who you are. Today’s he’s a brand that even non-social media folk know and turn to for help.

Social CRM Use Case 5: Recruitment

SocialFish

Our [SocialFish] definition of Social CRM is “the discipline of applying social media to membership management”, and the 12 use cases in our white paper, ROI and the Impact of Social CRM , show this in action. In ALL cases, you should be building your community on social media sites before you even think about ROI. Connecting the dots between purchases and social capital for member recruitment. Social CRM and ROI

Why I Started Social Selling

Koka Sexton

Several months ago I had the opportunity of being on my second Salesforce Live broadcast “ Using social connections to turn prospects into customers “ Truely an awesome experience. Over 30,000 people streamed the broadcast and the engagement on social media was amazing. As I watched the recording of the show recently to listen back on some of the key points delivered I realized I had mentioned how I got started with social selling. The dawn of social media.

Twitter versus Plurk: Not Even in the Same League

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In a nutshell, I focus on Twitter for mostly professional discussion (sharing social media news and information), whereas Plurk is a less rigid platform and feels a lot less formal to me. and social media sphere. If you want a more close knit type of social media, plurk, hands down.

Will You Abandon Your Friends to Seek Real Relevance

Convince & Convert

It was a fantastic illustration that you have in the book that shows your own personal media usage habits and the channels across the social Web that you used a few years ago versus the ones that you use now. Brian: I’ve studied this actually, the idea of social network fatigue. And to counter that law, this was a few years ago, I had come up with my own theory, and that theory was something that I called Social Graph Theory. That fosters community.

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Link Love Monthly: Best of January 2010

SocialFish

Here’s my monthly selection of links to some of the most interesting posts that I’ve read and shared over the last 30 days – about social media in general, of course, but also about associations, systems thinking, community building, good case studies, tool tips, social media in other industries, whatever. Essential Social Media Connections For Your Blog (John Haydon). What Social Media Can Do For Your Business (Jason Falls). Art of Social.

BMJ blogs " Blog Archive " Richard Smith: Get with Web 2.0 or become yesterday's person

Buzz Marketing for Technology

the social webâ??has I heard this message at a conference on global health in Geneva last week, but I also heard that the barriers to these potential achievements are social and cultural, not technological. RSS feeds, blogs, wikis, podcasts, social networking sites, mash up technology, etcâ??but s the social and cultural change that will have far more impact. s a social not a technological development. And our tardiness is social. Search the BMJ.

Get More Comments: Focus on the First Comment

ProBlogger

My second-most popular post on Firepole Marketing was a controversial take on the topic of social transactions, called Is the Bank of Social Capital… Broken? And with it, an engaged, dynamic, actively commenting community. This guest post is by Danny Iny of Firepole Marketing. Remember the first time you realized that you’ve actually got traffic? Suddenly, you aren’t blogging to an empty void—real people are consuming and engaging with your content! Or are they?

Marketing Marvels – How to Find Influencers with Little Bird

Convince & Convert

If you or someone that you find has curated by hand a really good list of Twitter accounts on a topic, we can just suck that whole list in and we’re going to go out and find those people on social networks too. He is at the center of the community so far, as we map it out. So I could click out and start checking these people out either on Twitter or other social networks. Or I could say show me the social media veterans, etc., We have Social Pros.

The Future of Work: A Manifesto

SocialFish

We all have the social capital to help fix that. Work has meaning for the local community and for the global commu­nity. Work involves social respo­nsibility. **­ *. The new human workplace therefore has a respo­nsibility for social good. **­ **.

The Bamboo Project Blog: 21st Century Workplace Literacy: What Does that Mean and How Do We Engage More People in the Discussion?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

regarding us as "individuals with needs" while we function "inter-dependently within communities. The digital networked realm will be entered from silos as "everywhere locations", "miscellaneous filing categories", "amateur expertise", "social capital" and "free revenue". They will speak of how learning and work gets accomplished by communities, networks, linked nodes, virtual teams. The Bamboo Project Blog. « A Primer on Pecha Kucha for Learning | Main. |

Why You're the Key to Social Media Success

Convince & Convert

New research from White Horse of 104 companies found that in 86% of companies, executives are not using social media. Until executives move beyond the notion that social media is somehow for the rabble, and not for them – that somehow they are too old, too non-techie, too erudite to utilize something as juvenile as Twitter (which evokes the manic texting of their junior high-aged daughters), we’re never going to see full (or even majority) social media adoption in corporations.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

After the socially awkward embracing is done, invite both groups in during the creative process. Effective crowdsourcing delivers exactly this and it can super-charge your social media efforts along the way. Next-generation crowdsourcing always recognizes effort via reward, social status, and incentives that are meaningful to the user. Social media is helping businesses (big or small) thrive and increase their customer strength.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Are You Treating Your Fans Like Cattle June 30th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Email ain’t dead yet. Just fun and friendly and well, social.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Why You Should Use a Content Rationale Report June 28th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Little is the new big.