The Real-Life Social Network

Jeff Esposito

Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading The Real-Life Social Network Written on July 10, 2010 by Espo in social media I saw this presentation kicking around and was really struck by a lot of the metrics.

Every Social Network is Different: Here's What You Need to Know

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

How do you get your news? In the past I have variously read newspapers, watched TV news bulletins, read news.bbc.co.uk Now it seems I get most of my news from Twitter. As Chris Garrett explains in his post, if you follow numerous feed bots, you can get the news all the time.

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Users dissatisfied with social networks – are you surprised?

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Social networks don’t make students dumb Summer iPadwatch → Users dissatisfied with social networks – are you surprised? or b) That social networks are still growing massively despite such dissatisfaction?

Great news for Facebook page security

The Way of the Web

So it’s great news that you can finally be removed by other admins – of course, now any other admin could mount a coup d’etat by removing you at any point, as the option is always there, rather than something you can select to appear when you might choose to leave.

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Storytelling – A Powerful Tool When Branding Your Organization In.

Mindjumpers

Via social networks people all over the world are able to interact, share content, valuable advice and also recommend products to each other, for example. Storytelling is actually the most powerful driver of engagement in social media.

Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Community , Social Media / Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media Effectively | Subcribe via RSS Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media Effectively August 13th, 2009 Posted in Community , Social Media Tweet Share There aren’t many folks who will argue that social networking isn’t a valuable tool for business.

Please Help Me Pick a New Look For My Blog

Convince & Convert

We’ve added Disqus as the commenting system. Changed the sharing tools to incorporate Sexy Bookmarks plug-in (Michael Stelzner at Social Media Examiner turned me on to it). Option 3, for some reason, reminds me of a news station web site. link] Social Email Guy Voted 3 before seeing comments. shorten Social Media Consulting & Coaching to just “Consulting & Coaching&# ) and add Search to the end of the nav bar?

Foursquare Reaches 100 Million Checkins

Mindjumpers

The news of the great milestone was tweeted by Foursquare’s head of business development, Tristan Walker. I guess, location-based networks will continue to grow alongside the dissemination of smartphones.

StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

But with all other social networks, there are rules of engagement that are determined by the community. More information and tips for usage can be read in The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web. It shows that you have a vested financial interest in Yahoo News.

Google Analytics Unveils a Set of Social Reports

Mindjumpers

Tweet When working with social media, the prime challenge is to measure its value, through different parameters. Since customers engage with social media at a very nascent or initial stage of their purchase decision, it is difficult to quantify the value it drives to business, through the different channels as well as website. With the rapid growth in the use of social media by brands, there is a need to analyse the returns and benefits of going “social”.

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How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > How Do You Network on Different Social Sites? How Do You Network on Different Social Sites?

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same | Social Media.

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same Mon, Apr 27, 2009 Government 2.0 I’m one of the leads for our social media/Government 2.0

Strategic Initiatives to Engage in Social Media Within the.

Mindjumpers

By engaging in social media and the possibilities that are available through Web 2.0, The blogpost on WorldClass Hotel Marketing News presents four potential strategic initiatives for social media engagement.

Fifteen Years of Online Social Interactions

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

but I was an early adopter of social networks from when I first opened my 3.5″ On the other hand, my first ever interaction on AOL was with someone who was separated from my social network by only one degree. My first socialnetwork&# was also on AOL.

An Awesome Interview with the Founder of GovLoop, Steve Ressler.

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media An Awesome Interview with the Founder of GovLoop, Steve Ressler Mon, Sep 28, 2009 Government 2.0 Steve Ressler, Founder of GovLoop As announced this morning, GovLoop, the premier social network for the government community, has joined forces with GovDelivery, the world’s leading provider of government-to-citizen communications solutions.

Social Media and IT Security: Adversaries or Partners?

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Social Media and IT Security: Adversaries or Partners? Mon, Aug 10, 2009 Best Practices Well, it’s been an interesting couple of weeks in the world of social media and IT security. Now, don’t get me wrong, I believe information security is a very real and valid concern when it comes to social media.

Why Livefyre is Here and How It Helps You

Ari Herzog

You use social media websites to connect to people and build networks. What if you could comment on a blog article and integrate your feedback and insights with the people in your networks? You were prevented from this sort of social conversational integration with the built-in WordPress commenting system that this blog employed since 2008. Many people availed themselves of the optional input of a Twitter name and many other people clicked your social links.

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What do you think of the new Twitter? | Strategic thoughts on.

Jeff Esposito

First was that Twitter is not a social network , but a news platform and the second was that a new Twitter was rolling down the pipeline. Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks.

Social Media an extension of the Brand Personality

Social Media Network Marketing

Sections To Read Home Main Page Community - Social Media Network Online Who will benefit from this blog? Social Media Ne. About Me - Social Media Network Online Contact Me - Social Media Network Online Your Contribution To This Blog - Social Media Netw.

The Social Media Strategist

Social Media Network Marketing

Sections To Read Home Main Page Community - Social Media Network Online Who will benefit from this blog? Social Media Ne. About Me - Social Media Network Online Contact Me - Social Media Network Online Your Contribution To This Blog - Social Media Netw.

Newsflash: The world is constantly changing, so don't panic…

The Way of the Web

Having played around with Ping, it’s obviously an initial first step which is quite likely to increase sales purely by allowing social recommendation within iTunes, and the simplicity of it at the moment is particularly useful on mobile devices rather than the desktop.

Old Spice: Successful Social Media Campaign

Mindjumpers

This is due to a very successful social media campaign driven by the “Old Spice Guy” aka “the man your man could smell like” performed by Isaiah Mustafah First back in February, Old Spice launched a video running both on television and web, which quickly quickly went viral.

How Users Engage With Advertising on Facebook

Mindjumpers

look at news feed – Users like an average number of 28 pages.

My thoughts on Facebook’s commenting system

The Way of the Web

There are viable alternatives already out there – for instance Disqus, as used on this blog. Look at the difference between similar sites in terms of technology e.g. Digg vs Reddit vs Hacker News, for example. All three allow link sharing, but the quality of discussion is better on Reddit and Hacker News in my opinion, because there’s more of a community on both. community Digital Culture social networks culture facebook comments management moderation

Big Mashable Social Media Meetup in Antwerp

Mindjumpers

According to Mashable there are plenty of reasons to celebrate social media, because it has changed our lives – not only in the way we communicate, but also in the way we connect with one another, consume our news, conduct our work, organize our lives and so on.

Mindjumpers Launches Newsletter in Danish

Mindjumpers

We have decided to make this Newsletter to create a channel which is focusing more on Denmark, social media and things that can inspire or provide insights for Danish companies or individuals.

Mindjumpers Launches Newsletter in Danish

Mindjumpers

We have decided to make this Newsletter to create a channel which is focusing more on Denmark, social media and things that can inspire or provide insights for Danish companies or individuals.

In Time of Social Media Crisis – How Do You Respond?

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Charity & Technology in the Online Universe How To Post Effectively on Facebook » In Time of Social Media Crisis – How Do You Respond?

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Flowtown – an Interesting Social Marketing Tool

Mindjumpers

» Flowtown – an Interesting Social Marketing Tool Posted by Jonas Klit Nielsen Aug 31st, 2010 Tweet What if you could take your e-mail customer or lead list, and very easy get their social profile and get to know them? Learn where your customers live on key social networks.

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Blogging: Social Media is Not Only About Social Media Sites

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Well, for one, social media users — that is, users on social news sites such as Digg, Mixx, Reddit — are not particularly enthusiastic about the proliferation of marketers in their community. Social media is the new game in town. Does social media convert?

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What You Can Learn From H&M's Use Of Social Media | Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers

» What You Can Learn From H&M’s Use Of Social Media Posted by Sara Hansson Oct 1st, 2010 Tweet H&M is one of the businesses that has done some great work in using social media for marketing. Don’t forget that social media marketing is about making friends.

7 Steps Towards A Successful Twitter Account For Businesses

Mindjumpers

Twitter can be a valuable social media tool for your business to share information, gather intelligence and build relationships with potential customers, collaborators or the like. Build relationships: give a feeling Yes, do what you came here for: to network.

Sometimes it's better never than late…

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← The beauty of data and graffiti Will customer service come to social media? After all, the broadcast television show does a reasonable job of displaying and explaining technology to a mainstream news channel.

9 Social Media Tools Every Blogger Needs To Know About

Kikolani

Are you feeling overwhelmed by social media? This is where social media tools can help. Not only do these increase the efficiency of your social media efforts, using a combination of the best tools often results in higher returns from social media. From my own personal experience, here are the top 9 social media tools every blogger needs to know about. This is currently the social media love of my life. Disqus. SEO and Social Media.

Facebook Reveals New Changes On Platform | Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers

Until the release of the news, people have been waiting in excitement to hear what was going to be changed.

Duda Review: An Easy Way to Build Social-Ready Sites

Socialmedia.biz

By now, we all know that our own websites need to be optimized for social media integration. We need site visitors to see that we’re active and influential on social media, we need to entice them into following us on these branded third-party presences so we can nurture them as leads. But creating social media optimized websites at scale is another matter. Then let’s dig deeper into the inner-workings of Duda’s agency-friendly social media features. Social Media Icons.

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How To Align Social Media With Marketing Activities

Mindjumpers

So here’s a short checklist of how you can use social media to compliment your marketing activities. On a last note, when working on social media and marketing, it cannot be emphasized enough that tagging and linking is crucial to the number of results for your search.

Google Friend Connect

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Google Friend Connect by cinta5 on December 5, 2008 Webmasters looking to add social features to their websites can now do so with Google’s Friend Connect.

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How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding by Tamar Weinberg on April 1, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Dan Schawbe l.

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Duda Review: An Easy Way to Build Social-Ready Sites

Socialmedia.biz

By now, we all know that our own websites need to be optimized for social media integration. We need site visitors to see that we’re active and influential on social media, we need to entice them into following us on these branded third-party presences so we can nurture them as leads. But creating social media optimized websites at scale is another matter. Then let’s dig deeper into the inner-workings of Duda’s agency-friendly social media features. Social Media Icons.

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Community Bootstrapping: Tools & Strategies To Build A Community.

Jason Yormark

Step 1: Hit The Big Three (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) It’s no secret that social networking is all the rage, so it doesn’t take a genius to point out that you need to start there. I’m sure many digital marketers will tell you that there are hundreds of 2nd tier social networks that exist that you should consider, but the fact is, this post is about people or businesses on a budget, and while using these networks don’t cost money, they do cost time.

I Invented Facebook » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here’s the real Facebook, long before I joined the social network myself: Truthfully, it doesn’t matter who invented Facebook. And these three social networks, which were based on very similar concepts, predated the Facebook that we know and love today.

Confessions and Reflections of a [Former] Digg Addict

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In the past few weeks, however, even Digg’s other top users are seeing that Digg is becoming more difficult of a social news site to enjoy, and after stepping away from Digg for awhile, I have some thoughts and reflections on how it was and possibly how it should be. Social media isn’t going away, but this example shows that some systems just happen to work better than others. How you use social media depends on your frame of mind.

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