Blogging from the World Business Forum

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Whenever September rolls around I always get excited about 2 things – fall sailing and attending the World Business Forum at Radio City in New York. This year I am going to do it again but I will be Moblogging and Microblogging right there from the site.

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The State of Association E-Learning


percent, combining public and private networks), followed by discussion forums (36.2 Microblogging (e.g. Interested in the state of association e-learning? Check out the latest report from Tagoras on the subject.

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Any Publicity is Good Publicity in Social Media, right?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

It’s the interconnected nature of today’s social networks like Facebook or microblogs like Twitter and the way they broadcast their messages to the world but also in the process creating permanent search friendly records that make them so powerful and also potentially dangerous.

57 Social Media Policy Examples and Resources

Dave Fleet

American Express Open Forum. Use of social networking, microblogs and other third party websites. Over time I’ve found myself doing more and more foundational work for organizations looking to dip their toes into social media. One of the key elements of this work, in my opinion, is creating a social media policy that fits well with the organization’s goals, culture and risk tolerance. But where to start?

Social Media and the Contact Center for Dummies (Wiley)

Buzz Marketing for Technology

One of the biggest challenges for organizations today is managing the flow of information about their brands, products, and services that occurs in social media channels, including microblogs (such as Twitter), social networking sites (such as Facebook), blogs, and online forums.

One Step Forward And Fifty Steps Back For Bloggers (And Society)

Twist Image

Let's also not forget about the value that Blogging platforms provide in terms of the discourse in the comments (and while many complain of the quality of the comments, it's still a forum for discourse that does push a story further). What year is this? Instead of treating Bloggers as if they're not capable of reporting the news or having journalistic integrity, why not just elevate the journalists that we deem as "worthy" to a more professional status?

What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends

Webbiquity SMM

I’ve used this tool on behalf of small clients for finding hundreds of key influencers on Twitter, blogs and various other social networking sites and forums. blogs, microblogging sites, social networks, etc.). Its monitoring covers blogs, message boards, forums, microblogging sites, wikis, media sharing sites, social networks, online classifieds and review sites.

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Why Your Marketing Needs Real-Time Data

Buzz Marketing for Technology

We created a custom audience based on social data from blogs, microblogs, social networks, and forums. Another Advertising Week in New York is upon us and so far I have seen some great presentations from companies like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Quantcast, comScore, and even Yahoo!

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It’s 2AM, Do You Know Where Your Organizational Information Is??

SocMed Sean

Now, add modern day blogs, tweets, text messages, forum posts, comments, status updates, videos, podcasts, and wiki posts to your list and what do you get? no blogs, wikis, microblogs, etc…)? Tweet Sean R.

Social Media for the Boardroom

Buzz Marketing for Technology

They identified around 60 Million conversations (per year) across blogs, microblogs such as Twitter, discussion forums and social networks like Facebook and other enabling technologies such as YouTube, Vimeo and Flickr relating to Energy.

Trust is hard to come by these days

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This doesn’t come from reading tweets everyday about your brand it comes from analytics of all forms of social media – blogs, microblogs, social networks and forums. For years I have kept tabs on the Edelman Trust barometer report , which comes out every January in Davos.

How to Write a Social Media Policy

Webbiquity SMM

Forums and discussion boards. Microblogging sites (e.g. Why is having a social media policy in place so critical? Because virtually 100% of companies are now involved in social media—whether they acknowledge it or not.

Social Media Ostriches – The Corporate Hypocrisy Of Blocking Employee Access To Facebook and Twitter

SocMed Sean

There is a lot of good information being traded through blogs, tweets, and forums.

Enterprise 2.0 Success is About the Players, Not the Field

Social Media Strategery

Over the last few years, I’ve seen dozens of failed wikis, blogs, microblog platforms, forums, and idea management deployments, and I’m sure I’ll see many more. Watch your local Pee-wee football team’s practice sometime and you’ll see a lot of dropped passes, missed tackles, and a whole host of other mistakes. But…what would happen if you put that team on Heinz Field and gave them all the same amenities as the Pittsburgh Steelers?

Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Microblogging (Twitter, Jaiku,; Li helpfully notes that “the power of microblogging for a business can be huge, if you add personality into your Twitter stream and not just allow it to be automated.&#

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How to Create Effective Social Media Guidelines for Your Business


That may be a specific person, a forum or slack channel, or an email address. Because they’re posted on a message forum, it’s easy to see when they were last updated, and the author of the update. WhatsApp, Messenger), microblogging networks (i.e.

Measuring the Impact of Social Media in B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Discussion forums. Microblogging (i.e., Forrester recently released a report by Laura Ramos and Augie Ray on How to Assess the Impact of Social Media in B2B Tech Marketing.

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Drive for Show, Putt for Dough – a Lesson for Enterprise 2.0 Platforms

Social Media Strategery

implementation – be it a wiki, a blogging platform, discussion forums, microblogging, or Sharepoint – fail miserably because they forgot to focus on the fundamentals. Stop worrying about hitting the big drive and concentrate on the fundamentals.

Best Business Social Media and Blogging Guidelines

The Way of the Web

Rather than relying on the efforts of a small group of individuals to monitor, engage, interact and report on all activity across the plethora of social networks, blogs, wikis, forums and other locations, a good social media policy or set of guidelines means that the workload can be shared, and the responses can be crafted by those in the best position to respond with the right knowledge on a subject. BBC Social Networking, Microblogs and other Third Party Websites [link].

Social Customer Support delivers Strong ROI

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Tactics like providing free support forums, peer to peer collaboration and discussion threads on social networks and support through microblogging can act as a string of defensive before a person calls into you contact center which is the highest cost support vehicle any company can have. In a recent poll by the TSIA o f firms using social media – 68% of companies don’t know or can’t measure the ROI of social media.

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Need a little Social Discipline?

Janet Fouts

I follow almost 4,000 people on Twitter , over 1500 on Linkedin , and more on Facebook , Google+ , blogs , forums, a zillion social networks, wikis and more. If you use microblogs think of a theme for what you want to talk about and schedule some conversation starters.

Choice of Form: Two Legal Seminars As Social Media

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The blogger (Professor Jutras) posts his ideas, occasionally throws in some editorial and takes some light, widget-fed microblogging (the current events some students share). I see this seminar as a forum. The admin (Professor Macdonald) / moderator (students teaching the class on a given day) create categories of conversation, which are analogous to deciding on forum names/topics and sticky threads. (In On the other hand, I know the names of every member of the forum.

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The Blog Is Dead: Long Live the Blog


Whether we’re blogging with words, videos, audio files or images, regular updates to a site—even one like microblog Twitter—are generally regarded as “blogging&#. Forums, wikis, classified sites, and news sites are all focused on meeting a need for information.

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3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

On a particular forum I am active on (yes, I still use them!), Sadly, this person’s post was pulled by the strict moderators on that forum; the post was purely self-promotional and nothing but.

What Kind of Online Community Do You Have Behind Your Firewall?

Social Media Strategery

As CIOs and Chief Knowledge Officers bring tools that have been used on the Internet – blogs, wikis, microblogs, profiles – behind the firewall, they tend to expect the same results. "We'll You search the TPS forum and post your request there.

Apple Gets More Serious About Using Twitter, but Why it Doesn't Matter

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

They have discussion forums that are visited by moderators who merely police the content itself, but change never comes from suggestions offered in the forum itself or in the posts, even if hundreds of users contribute the same identical observations.

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Mr. Popularity and Your Enterprise 2.0 Community

Social Media Strategery

Take five minutes and do a quick search of your organization’s blogs, microblogs, wikis, and forums that are available behind your firewall – and then let me know what the most popular topics are. Let’s do an experiment. Do they involve &# social media,&# “Web 2.0,&# “new media,&# “mobile,&# “enterprise 2.0,&# or “collaboration?&#. Now, take a look at who is posting and commenting on these topics.

Tool for Social Media Network and Online Reputation Management

Social Media Network Marketing

Independent discussion forums based on categories and general interest by profession. Microblogs e.g. Twitter. Online Reputation Management comprises various elements. Together they start to form a complete picture and enable our stakeholder’s experience to percolate within the system. We understand that there's a high degree of correlation between good customer / stakeholder experiences and their willingness to associate with the same organization, brand, product and service.

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Want to Friend Me on Facebook? Please Use My Public Page or.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I may have met these individuals by chance (long-standing relationship) or through the blogosphere or forums. This is different from forums/blogosphere of the previous chart because they are not connected to me in the search marketing or social media capacity.

50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Dirk Singer uses data from an ExactTarget study to show that “US Twitter users in April 2010 were far more likely than general Internet users to post to forums (75% vs 25%), blog (72% vs 14%), comment on blogs (70% vs 23%) and post ratings / reviews (61% vs 20%).

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Social Media Strategy from A to Z » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Kirtsy is a social news network; there are also forums and even Yahoo! Your target market might be hiding in a niche forum somewhere out there.

10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

You can use the many applications that Facebook offers, so that others can answer questions on a survey, have discussions on the forums, and/or have notes to bring awareness to a topic.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I ran a panel at the Penny Arcade Expo just over a week ago called “Community Managers: More Than Forum Monkeys&# in which we gave an (admittedly brief, as we only had 40 minutes) overview of CM in the game industry.

Creating Passionate Customers: Brand Evangelism and What it Means.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The easiest way to find these people is to find the communities that your users frequently visit, be it forums, Twitter, or other social networks.

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Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I like Seesmic for Windows, but coming from Seesmic Desktop, there are some kinks (which I expressed months ago on the Seesmic Forum powered by UserVoice) that need to be worked out, such as the ability to copy and paste and the fact that Seesmic for Windows doesn’t have sounds.

21 Top Social Media Sites to Consider for Your Brand

Buffer Social

Tumblr is a microblogging and social networking site for sharing text, photos, links, videos, audios, and more. It has features similar to Twitter — 140-character microblogging, uploading of photos and videos, commenting, and verification of accounts.

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7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social media marketing, SEO, and forum marketing are the great ways to expand your market coverage. Check out the forum and to see the customer’s feedback are the great ways to learn what language they speak.

Social Web

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Social Media Marketing Without Brand Awareness Can Kill You.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In web hosting, there are hundreds of different forums and sites.

Advice for a New Internet Marketer (or How to Spot Internet.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

My top three forums include Cre8asite Forums , Webmaster World (which is mostly free but also has subscription-only discussions), and High Rankings Forum. I love those forum visitors, don’t you?

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Benefits of Online Reputation Management - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Independent discussion forums based on categories and general interest by profession. Microblogs e.g. Twitter. microblogging-sites August 25, 2010 4:56 PM Pervara Kapadia said.

Tired of All-Hands Meetings? Try an INTERNAL Unconference

Social Media Strategery

Does your organization have an internal microblogging service (Twitter is most likely too public for most)? Do you have a space from where the conversation can continue after the event (wiki page, forum, blog, etc.)? Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

When is Brand Evangelism a Crime? Exploring the Royal Caribbean.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In Royal Caribbean’s case, they simply tapped into the minds of individuals who already loved the cruise line and expressed themselves as supporters on social networking forums.

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