Romi Mahajan leaves Microsoft to Join Metavana as CMO

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Long time friend and well respected CMO buddy of mine Romi Mahajan is leaving Microsoft to join Metavana. Q: So social sentiment analysis is a big debate and quite the rage now, with new companies and new approaches cropping up frequently. CMO Romi Mahajan Social Sentiment

5 Great iPad Social Networking Apps

Jason Yormark

There aren’t too many great social networking apps for the iPad, but I have found a select few that I find myself using on a regular basis. Below is the list that I use regularly that cover using Twitter, Facebook, blogging, news consumption and social/web stats. Synchs with Google Reader which is a major plus and easy to share articles to your networks. Sometimes it’s great just to get some high level information about your web and social stats.

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Microsoft Launches So.Cl Social Media Network

Bill Hartzer

Being able to easily create business related social media content that goes viral is a great way to put money in your pocket, and your brand on the lips of every consumer that you reach. You can either sign up with your Facebook ID, or a present Microsoft Windows ID.

Social Networking Meets Game Consoles

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Courtney Love gets sued over tweets | Main | Cyber Monday Is Here! » November 24, 2009 Social Networking Meets Game Consoles There used to be a time where you could play video games for video games and use the computer for computer related things. Social networking… Welcome to the new and highly integrated gaming world.

Social Network based Caller Routing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Maybe they know someone in your social network and can even broker a chat with them (live through Facebook) about their recommended rod and reel combo for you. Tags: Social Networking Ok, let’s say you are searching the web for a new fishing rod.

Apple is Creating a “Social Network” the Right Way

Stay N' Alive

Today Apple launched, quite simply , a “Social Network for Music&#. What’s so powerful is that they’re not really trying to create a social network at all. Apple realizes the Social Graph is just a complement to something bigger.

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Free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – PIL Microsoft Teachers

Laurel Papworth

I’m teaching a free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – it’s on the PIL network for teachers and sponsored by Microsoft. **. The person who refers the most friends to the Partners in Learning network be given a free Harvard online social media course.

LinkedIn - A Newer Professional Social Network?

Twist Image

Within that one hour flight, Microsoft acquired LinkedIn for over $26 billion dollars. If Facebook is our social network, is Microsoft now our professional social network? We write a ton on Facebook, but shortly the world's largest online social network is predicting that it will be entirely mobile and - probably - all video. microsoft. social media. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7

Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What's More Important.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What’s More Important? Subcribe via RSS Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What’s More Important? August 9th, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share When I peruse the different Twitter followers and followees I often get Twitter envy when I stumble across some users with a large follower base.

Pinterest Sweepstakes Microsoft Mouse Design: Case Study With BJ O'Hare

Diva Marketing Blog

BJ O'Hare , social media lead for Microsoft Hardware Team, graciously agreed to tell us the back-story in a Diva Marketing Mini Case Interview. About BJ O'Hare - BJ O’Hare is the Social Media Lead for the Microsoft Hardware Team. Microsoft Hardware Blog.

Is LinkedIn a Sign of What’s to Come for Social Media Networks? | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Microsoft and LinkedIn made big headlines this week, while social networks continue to expand their advertising features. That and more in this week’s Social You Should Know. Microsoft Buys LinkedIn – A Sign of Things to Come?

Introducing the New Social Kid in Town: So.cl

Mindjumpers

Tweet Microsoft just launched their social media rival to the established social media platforms Facebook, Google+, Twitter and Pinterest. The network is called So.cl and focuses on exploring the possibilities of social search for the purpose of learning.

Social Media Comic – WordPress vs The.NET Shop

SocMed Sean

Today’s social media comic is reflective of a conversation I have had with leaders at multiple agencies. Like these social media comics? Blogs Featured Humor Social Media Tech Workplace comic comic strip humor social social media social networking strategy tech wordpress

[SOLVED] WordPress Gives A HTTP Error When Uploading Images To The Media Gallery

SocMed Sean

NOT Microsoft Paint. Blogs Featured Mobile Social Media Tech WordPress content management social social media social networking solution tech tips Web Content Management wordpress

Attenzi – A Social Business Story

Waxing UnLyrical

The Internet is in its 40s, the Web is in its 20s, and social media (in its web manifestation) is in its teens. I think much the same can be said of social business. Attenzi – A Social Business Story is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical. Attenzi – A Social Business Story.

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How Facebook is Slowly Strangling Twitter

Convince & Convert

Is Facebook the New Microsoft? This series of mirrored moves is right out of the Microsoft playbook of the 80s and 90s. No coincidence perhaps that Microsoft owns 10% of Facebook. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

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. Jeanette leads the Social & Digital Marketing team at Cisco.

How the New Twitter Moments Change News Discovery

Convince & Convert

On Monday, the social networking giant announced its appointment of co-founder, Jack Dorsey, as CEO. Microsoft Event. In less than two hours, Microsoft introduced a ton of new Windows 10 products, including their Surface Book notebook computer.

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Nine Winning Digital Marketing Strategies From The B2B World

Webbiquity SMM

Spread over paid search, video marketing, social media and other online channels , digital is expected to account for more than 46% of all advertising in the next five years. Be human: Not just social media; be social. Use social media to humanize your brand.

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Twitter + Yammer? What could have been…

Danny WhatMough

I’ve been thinking a lot about Enterprise Social Networks recently, and so should you if the figures about the potential size of the market over the next few years are to be believed ($6.4bn by 2016). The news that Yammer has been acquired by Microsoft for $1.2bn therefore shouldn’t come as any surprise. Sure, it is a big sum, but I think this is a smart move by Microsoft. Can Microsoft harness the power of ESNing?

How Distributed Content Can Help Control Social Messaging

Waxing UnLyrical

Yet with social media platforms, oftentimes messaging is controlled by the user. Distributed content is an effective way to have more control over your social messaging. No offense to other social sites , but Facebook is the big deal in social platforms.

Facebook Updates that May Warrant a Marketing Plan Tweak!

Harp Interactive

They are most likely to interact with brands and each other on social networks…especially Facebook where they spend hours on end. It is hard for marketers to keep up with all the developments on Facebook, let alone in the social universe.

4 Reasons to Use Social Enterprise Networks for Business

Mindjumpers

Most people wrongly assume social enterprise networks are simply Facebook for business. If that were the case, Microsoft wouldn’t have dropped $1.2 This month, I surveyed end users to find out how they draw value from going social. Future of Social Media?

10 social sites you might have missed

Direct Marketing Observations

I haven’t supplied you with a post that directs you to some cool social sites lately, for that I apologize. Though you will have to download Microsoft’s Silverlight to really see it in all of its glory. 3) I love this deck, The Tipping Points of Social Media.

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Getting Started with Integrating Search and Social Media

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials It’s Time to Think about Integrating Search & Social Media Google and Microsoft’s Bing recently struck deals to incorporate social media into their real-time search results. Microsoft signed deals with both Twitter and Facebook to incorporate tweets and status updates into Bing. Have you integrated search with your social media?

On Dependence of 3rd Party Platforms and Leaving the Grid

Direct Marketing Observations

What happens if Facebook, Apple, Twitter, Youtube, Pandora, Verison, Spotify, Evernote, Amazon, Google and Microsoft were to go away? This morning I was looking for someone who I had gotten to know fairly well who essentially created a whole new life for himself around social media.

Top 100 Most Innovative and Influential People in the Web 2.0 World

Bill Hartzer

In the social networking category, Mark Zuckerberg, the Founder of Facebook , beat out Kevin Rose, the Founder of Digg. In the search category, the heads of Google , Microsoft , and Yahoo! Stefan Weitz, Director of Search, Microsoft Corp. World: 1) Social Networking.

Engaging the Right Audience on LinkedIn

Adam Cohen

LinkedIn, one of the established social networks, is making strides in advancing how businesses can leverage the platform to engage followers. The features are still in beta phase and only available to several companies like: AT&T (client), Samsung Mobile, Dell and Microsoft.

The Problem with the Social Web

Direct Marketing Observations

In the larger picture of the social web though-there is Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, YouTube and blogs. Those are your so called starting points in social and then everything else sorta falls into lockstep behind them. Right now we are stuck in the Me too phase of social.

20 Expert LinkedIn Guides

Webbiquity SMM

LinkedIn has made dramatic changes to its platform over the past 18 months, making what was a rather plain but effective business networking tool into a content-rich, visually dynamic, more interactive professionally-focused social network.

Five Social Media Predictions for 2010

Socialized

Here are my five social media predictions for 2010. Location-Based Applications Will Dissolve Into General Social Networks. Location-based applications like Foursquare and Brightkite will not be the darlings of social media as some predict, but will instead turn into features and dissolve into general social networks like Facebook and Twitter. Enterprise Social Software Applications Will Become Commonplace.

Google+ and World Domination

Janet Fouts

If you’re as into social media networks as I am you’d have to have your head in the sand to miss the launch of Google+ , a shiny new social network from Google. After all, how many networks can real people manage at one time?

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List of Brand-Side Corporate Social Strategists: Twitter Edition

Webbiquity SMM

Jeremiah Owyang recently published a fantastic List of Corporate Social Strategists for 2011 (Buyer/Brand Side) , an impressive compilation of individuals either holding the title or performing the role of corporate social strategist, defined by Jeremiah as “the business decision maker for social media programs – who provides leadership, roadmap definition, and governance; and directly influences the spending on technology vendors and service agencies.&#.

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Will Facebook replace your B2B Marketing email system?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

to a full POP/IMAP supported email account, which means users will be able to configure it with any e-mail client, including Microsoft Outlook, Entourage and Apple’s Mail applications.

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The Business Behind Facebook

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Mapping the Social Internet – what part of the world is the most developed? The now 6 years old social network has grown into the world’s largest networking site with more than 500 million users.

I Hope News Corp Does Block its Content from Google

Adam Sherk

It would also be interesting to see how Microsoft addresses the financial realities of trying to extend such an arrangement to a larger group of publishers.

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Videos in Press Releases are Cool – When They Provide Meaningful.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Videos in Press Releases are Cool – If They Provide Meaningful Content by Adam Sherk on July 30, 2009 Executive quotes in press releases are notorious for lacking any kind of substantial information.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. How are consumers and b2b decision makers using social media in their buying processes? How do the audiences differ across various social networks?

Six Social Media Predictions for 2010

Socialized

About a month ago, I wrote about my five social media predictions for 2010. Social media and careers are covered by prediction #6: “In 2009 we saw a couple of interesting surveys by respected organizations indicating that recruiters are increasingly using or planning to use social media to find and investigate talent. They search social network profiles on Facebook, Twitter, etc.;

Facebook: Too Big to Fail

Socialized

You have to wonder why the Obama administration isn’t hinting at a bailout for Facebook in the event that the social network’s latest privacy kerfuffle threatens the very vitality of the global poking grid. Regulators are still mostly uncertain as to how current laws apply to social media/networking. Remember Microsoft’s anti-trust problems ? Facebook is no Microsoft by revenue or valuation, but it is in a similar position.

When to Post on Social Media Networks

Bill Hartzer

As you probably know, I am very active on just about all of the social media networks. Probably more active than 90 percent of my social media and search engine optimization colleagues. So, when is the best time to post on social media networks?

Never Has LinkedIn Been More Powerful Than Today

Twist Image

Now, Microsoft has gone and acquired LinkedIn for $26+ billion. Imagine everything from their Office tools to their CRM being plugged into this online social network for professionals. Making connections with the sole desire of trying to extend your network and help others, is going to create a powerful future for yourself. Build your network slowly, with precision and respect the circle of trust that you are building. microsoft. microsoft office.

100 Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies

Koka Sexton

The following table contains the names of over 100 companies and organization that have published their Employee Social Media Policies or Guidelines online… The left side column is the name of the organization, and it is linked to their organizational or corporate home page. Microsoft.