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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Twitter + Yammer? What could have been…

Danny WhatMough

The news that Yammer has been acquired by Microsoft for $1.2bn therefore shouldn’t come as any surprise. Whether the same can be said for Yammer is another question. That’s because, long before the deal went through, I was thinking about the potential of a Twitter/Yammer tie up. As a big user of Twitter and working for a company that uses Yammer, I often find myself dithering between whether to post on Twitter or Yammer or both.

Twitter Lists Are Life Changing, Threaten Yammer & Others

Socialized

This is very useful for communicating with employees of a certain company, or narrowing your timeline to people in a certain profession or geographic region. Tags: Social Media hashtags lists live tweeting Microblogging Presently Twitter yammer microblogging twitter

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Google+ for Apps - the Perfect Competition for Yammer and SalesForce Chatter

Stay N' Alive

There's perhaps the most popular one - Yammer , and then there are solutions such as SalesForce Chatter , MangoSpring , Cisco Quad , Confluence , and even build-your-own solutions such as Status.net. That company is Google, and believe it or not, their latest announcement of integration of Google+ with Google Apps puts them right, square in the middle of this competition for business collaboration, and it's a powerful one! For a company this can be very useful.

Yammer asks: What's Happening at Your Company?

Bare Feet Studios

Home About What We Do PayPal Speaker Contact Subscribe Press / PR Bare Feet Network Internet Literacy for Business: Blogging, Podcasting, Online Video & Social Media Howto, Consulting, Training & Public Speaking Home > News , Productivity , Social Media , Tech Tools > Yammer asks: What’s Happening at Your Company? Yammer asks: What’s Happening at Your Company? Yammer has a video of their presentation right on their home page.

The Real Roadblock to Social Business Success

Webbiquity SMM

Worse, C-level executives who don’t use social media themselves are also much less likely to understand how to capitalize on the social media savvy and reach of their employees to benefit their companies.

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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.

For Social Business, Remember the 90-9-1 Rule

Webbiquity SMM

According to recent research from McKinsey , “companies that adopt social technologies can see a 50% increase in customer satisfaction, 48% increase in business leads, and 24% increase in revenue.

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

Social Media Strategery

Before my own company's Intranet won any awards , we had people talking about how they enjoy skinny dipping on their profile. Before our VPs starting using Yammer to communicate with the workforce, we had groups of Android geeks and fitness gurus.I'm

Social Media for Training Departments in Companies

Laurel Papworth

Yammer for adhoc training and Q&A. I was invited to speak on social media in the Enterprise by Cadre eLearning to a group of corporate training people. Here are the slides for them. Training departments and social media. View more presentations from Laurel Papworth. The diagrams I used are on Flickr.

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

Social Media Strategery

Way back in 2008, microblogging and enterprise collaboration platform Yammer launched at TechCrunch50. A week later, I became member #1 of the Yammer network at my old firm, a 25,000 person consulting firm with offices all over the country.

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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12 Cloud-Based Tools to Stay Productive | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

When I was at my old company I had a large outsourced team based in the Philippines. We had used other internal networks such as Socialcast and they worked great but a few of our partners were already using Yammer so we decided to give it a try.

Major Social Media Acquisitions: 3 Must-Reads

Firebelly

Big companies have been acquiring social media startups a lot lately. Here are 3 must-reads on some of the larger acquisitions and, more importantly, why these companies feel the need to become more social. Billion Yammer Buy, Microsoft’s Social Enterprise Strategy Takes Shape.

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Awesome Community Management Playbook

SocialFish

I love this Community Management Playbook from Yammer. ” Community Management Playbook from Yammer. How to Lead Your Way to a Social Organization Get Open Community on Audible Best Linkedin Company Pages. Tons of good advice in here.

The role of social media in managing projects for brands

Socialmedia.biz

Another one is Yammer. A product of Microsoft, Yammer is a social network for employees, assigned a project. You can doubt his analysis, but you can’t doubt numbers, provided by the US-based management consulting firm Mckinsey & Company. Post by Adi Englander.

Takeaways from Launch Scale 2016

Socialmedia.biz

“Pick things from other companies that you love and put them into your own company,” she said. ” Hsieh famously said , “Zappos is a customer service company that happens to sell shoes.” And the current investors have more confidence in the company.”

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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 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.

Staff Persona Avatars: Social Media, Big Data and Employer Branding

Laurel Papworth

It’s not big data [because it’s declarative not behavoural] but Big Data could be used to profile companies for me and candidates for you. Would you use big data tools that analyse social media to identify your perfect job and ditch unsuitale jobs?

Social Networking to Advance Your Career

Janet Fouts

You can learn a lot about an industry and a company by doing searches and creating lists around your areas of interest. When your position changes within the company or a friend’s position changes, that’s a good time to reach out to people for recommendations and/or support them.

For Social Business, Remember the 90-9-1 Rule

Webbiquity SMM

According to recent research from McKinsey , “companies that adopt social technologies can see a 50% increase in customer satisfaction, 48% increase in business leads, and 24% increase in revenue.

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Social Media Drinking Games

Janet Fouts

Her office uses Yammer for inter-office communications and we choose our meeting place based on reviews on FoodSpotting and UrbanSpoon. It started out bravely, talking about my trip visiting family and her job at a tech company.

Living Proof That Defense Contractors Can Rock at Social Media

Convince & Convert

Well up until 2014, company leaders didn’t think it did. How secondary audiences can shape a company’s future. Yammer. Social Media Targeting.

Change Management Is the Foundation of a Social Organization

SocialFish

Michael Brito is currently a Vice President at Edelman Digital. He writes frequently in his social media blog and just finished writing his first social business book, Smart Business, Social Business: A Playbook for Social Media in Your Organization which will be released in July 2011.

#measurePR Recap (July 2015): Internal Communications

Waxing UnLyrical

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. I figured it made sense to put together a list for easy reference: Yammer. The July edition of #measurePR focused on an area most PR pros don’t often think about: internal communications.

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This Week in Social Media – 6/26/13

Social Media Marketing

Yammer is partnering with Klout to determine influence of employee advocates. A roundup of relevant links affecting our industry.

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.

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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Where is Your Audience?

Stay N' Alive

For instance, at work many of use use Yammer to associate with other coworkers. It makes much more sense to participate on Yammer than Google+ if I'm to communicate with coworkers - there are many networks like this. Google+ is all the rage right now.

Justifying the Time You Spend on Social Media

Social Media Strategery

This was after I told my wife that I couldn’t make dinner yet because I had to finish up some work, only to have her chastise me for responding to some messages that I received on our company’s Yammer feed.

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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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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7 Levels of Social Media Engagement

Laurel Papworth

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. There are plans to set up an internal blog, wiki, collaborative knowledge management system, Yammer.

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.

5 Supah-Cool Free Online Tools For Nonprofits

SocialFish

There are other Twitter-for-work products, but I like Presently because it has the feel of a product designed by people who’ve suffered through big-company IT battles. Presently is a live collaboration stream or “micro-blogging” platform (similar to Yammer, which my last company used). According to the website, Unlike Twitter, Presently provides a secure and private way to share updates among members of a company, without them being visible to the outside world.

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5 Ways to Open the Social Side Door and Build Relationships

Convince & Convert

I learned just how effective this was when I took out a Facebook ad and targeted decision-makers at the company I currently work for, Bazaarvoice. Ian Greenleigh (@be3d ) is a social media and content strategist.

The Many Roles of an Internal Community Manager

Social Media Strategery

If a new feature is riddled with bugs, you can’t just toe the company line and say it’s great – you have to be able to offer your honest, unbiased opinion.

Your thoughts on how Google+ is perceived?

The Way of the Web

The second is that major social gaming companies are actively pulling their games from Google+, such as the Electronic Arts-owned Popcap, and their Bejeweled Blitz, which has been massively successful on all other platforms. ( I’ve written a lot before about how companies greatly over-estimate the control they can have over their brand and how it is perceived.