Social Media On The Farm: Crisis Management, Market Research, Education And APIs

The Realtime Report

Some farmers report that they are now getting more market intelligence from Twitter than from traditional sources such as the USDA. A group called Open Food is collaborating on an open source API to share data about food.

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Your Guide to the Crowdsourced Workforce - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Your Guide to the Crowdsourced Workforce. Crowdsourcing, a term coined by Jeff Howe in a June 2006 issue of Wired magazine, is a model of labor that has been fully embraced on the Internet over the past couple of years. Crowdsourcing takes tasks traditionally done by a single person or small groups of people, and farms them out to a global workforce. One of the most well-developed areas of crowdsourcing services on the Internet is graphic design. crowdsourcing.

Donations as Revenue: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

The Age of Stupid – you can delve into their crowdsource fundraising here on their site. Episode 2 of monetizing online communities looks at donations – an overlooked revenue stream and the social media tools that enable donations online.

How To Organize A Brand Hackathon (And Why) – Interview With Betabrand’s Chris Lindland

The Realtime Report

“Betabrand is perfect because we have such an open, experimental approach to branding,” says Lindland. From its Model Citizen photo campaign to its Disco Open Source Project to its ThinkTank Community Idea Factory, Betabrand has built its brand around customer engagement.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

This year, colleague Cheryl Burgess and I changed things up a bit, opening the award to nominations but focusing specifically on outstanding men and women who work for technology companies and are active on social media. A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter.

Will ‘Technology’ Survive the Recession?

Atom Thought

So, you see technology vendors offering upfront discounts, promoting open source, offering 0% lease, and what have you to attract customers-both enterprise and home users. Image Source: [link]. CrowdSourcing- The New Social Media Mantra to Sell Better! . . . . www.atomthought.com. . USD 250b technology giant in 2008 reduced to USD150m nobody in2009! Is this the beginning of the end of technology giants? .

The three skillsets of highly effective marketers

The Way of the Web

What methods are available for crowdsourcing and crowdfunding? If you’re a technical SEO expert, then consider more sources on creativity and consumer behaviour/psychology – it’ll provide amazing ways to improve your keyword research or solve site issues.

The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I may badly paraphrase and source the quote. He was also a complete sociopath, so you must consider the source. In the freewheeling, egalitarian, crowdsourced world of the internet we are accustomed to, and actually feel entitled to get music, art and books for free.

Effective collaboration with wikis | DavePress

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On the second, make it as open as possible, so that there are few barriers for people to get involved. It is however easy to set up and open source. Tags: codesign , collaboration , crowdsourcing , development , wikis. About. Projects. Resources. Services. Contact Me. Subscribe to feed. ‹ links for 2008-07-07 • links for 2008-07-08 › Effective collaboration with wikis. July 8, 2008 in wikis | 9 comments.

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