Social Media Lessons from the “Open Source” Movement

Convince & Convert

Chris Moody , Senior Marketing Manager at Red Hat , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss “open source” as the original social media on the internet, why Red Hat is the #3 place to work according to Glass Door , and (shockingly) why Google+ is a better platform for his business purposes than Twitter. Chris Moody, Red Hat @cnmoody.

Will You Drive An Open Source Car?

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It''s not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. This week we discussed: Does it make sense for Tesla Motors to kill the patents and make everything open source ? Welcome to the open source car. digital media. open source. social media. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7

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

The Realtime Report

farms are turning to Twitter and other social media tools as a support group to share information, gain insights and keep customers informed about changing conditions. Some farmers are using social media as a fundraising tool to help small them recoup some of their losses and survive this year’s drought conditions. Using social media and video to promote it, they generated $10,000 in the first 10 days, as reported by Grist.

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Why aren’t there more women in open source (and what are you gonna do about it?)

Janet Fouts

I’m a big fan of open source and as a woman who mangles a line of code here and there, I’m constantly amazed when I see how few women there are working in the field. Instead it’s a celebration of some very cool women who work in open source right now and an invitation to you who might be thinking about working on an open source project, or making the choice to support open source projects and developers yourself.

Donations as Revenue: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

Episode 2 of monetizing online communities looks at donations – an overlooked revenue stream and the social media tools that enable donations online. This does NOT have to be Not For Profits – social networks that have a “community&# feel, can also connect with the goodwill of the members and seek donations as a revenue stream. Online social media services provide scope for members to donate time, resources and money how and when they want.

Battling burnout as a social media manager

Sprout Social

In the last decade, social media has rapidly evolved and become a major element of marketing in all industries. As a result, social media practitioners now play a role in more business initiatives than ever. — Sprout Social (@SproutSocial) March 19, 2020.

20 Free Social Media Tools for Social Media Managers

agora pulse

Tight budget or not, you’ll want to check out these popular–and free–social media tools. . Are you creating social media content? Managing social media teams? Running a social media agency? Add tags to your video or image source.

Preventing Social Media Spam

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media Enterprise 2.0 53 pm Preventing Social Media Spam Jump to Comments Image by Josh Russell via Flickr Sometimes it feels really sorry to see the tactics of a select group of folks in the name of using Social media as a Conversation Medium ! It is a controlled approach towards embracing social media medium. Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit Leave a Comment Filed under Social Media Conversation , Social media , Web 2.0

OSSCamp Summer Edition

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media Xtees.com – A Unique t-shirt selling hub YoMacha: India’s Hot or Not ? OSS Camp is a platform for promoting Open Source Projects from India. Name Topic Abstract 1 Sonali Minocha MySQL Optimization 2 Kinshuk Sunil Open Source Game Development A look at Tools & Technologies facilitating Indie and Open Source Game Dev 3 Vishwajeet Singh Subversion 1.5

Social Media News Ticker: Embed Tweets Within Tweets on Twitter, Instagram Expands Ads Outside U.S.

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Instagram: Facebook. LinkedIn upgrades its search engine and ditches an array of open source extensions – last week LinkedIn announced the launch of new search engine infrastructure, called Galene, that will improve search results and problems with maintenance (GigaOM). Any social media updates that we missed?

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Indians in Social Media (2009) «

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media Royal Challengers Bangalore Fanatic Fans Challenge Basics of Search engine optimization (SEO) September 29, 2009.11:01 01 am Indians in Social Media (2009) Jump to Comments By-and-large most of us would agree with that Social media is still in a nascent stage in the Indian context and there is a lot that remains to be explored in the Social media space. and the Indians in Social Media are still very less.

Social Media News Ticker: Instagram Launches Bolt, Foursquare Debuts New Logo, Facebook Drops Gifts

The Realtime Report

Check out all the latest social media news from the last two weeks, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Foursquare: Facebook. Twitter acquires password startup Mitro – Twitter acquired small password security startup Mitro, with plans to keep the team but not the product; Mitro’s product will live on as an open source project (TechCrunch). Any social media updates that we missed?

Leverage Multi-Social Media Platforms to Tell Stories

Direct Marketing Observations

The emergence of transmedia storytelling over the past decade has lead to or created some unique opportunities in social media. Transmedia, according to Henry Jenkins a professor at USC is “the art of conveying messages themes or storylines to mass audiences through the artful and well planned use of multiple media platforms”. Multiple media platforms. That’s part social media and part real life. It’s social cinema verite’.

A Blog is a Better Social Media Hub Than Twitter

Socialized

If you’re relying on Twitter as your social media hub, you’re limiting your potential for impact and influence. A third-party hosted blog (like the Socialized blog) requires a hosting plan and installation on a third-party server. WordPress.org is open source, and free. This post is intended to highlight why a blog is a superior social media hub to a Twitter account. Tags: Social Media

Combining UX With Your Social Media Profiles

Mindjumpers

Samantha is passionate about social media, blogging and other areas of online communication. Content and communication are essential parts of creating a social media presence for brands. One of the first steps in this process is to spread the word and be seen within the social media paradigm, primarily through engaging content. When working with social media the right User Experience holds an important place, in the grand scheme of things.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Social Media’s Internal Impact – An Interview with Phil Simon May 4th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet How does social media impact your internal organization?

Fastrack Adopts Social Media

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media Bloggers & Writers – What Keeps You Going? 28 am Fastrack Adopts Social Media Jump to Comments For B-School students this seems to be a perfect case study in the making. Yeah, I am talking about embracing of social media by Fastrack,a leading youth fashion brand by Titan. and more 6 Comments media.fastrack.in » Blog Archive » Fastrack adopts social media December 22, 2007 at 8:20 am [.]

Looking Into The Social Media Past

Firebelly

In mid-2008, news started to spread about a movie based on the rise of the popular social network. Hulu Opens To The Masses Tomorrow , March 2008. Tech Alliance Announces Android Open Platform For Mobile Devices , November 2007. We barely had time to notice that the iPhone was shooting to the top when the Open Handset Alliance announced that they were developing a new, open-source platform for mobile phones called Android.

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7 Social Media Trends You Need to Add to Your 2017 Strategy

Rebekah Radice

” There’s a lot to learn in looking at past social media trends. Here’s a look at the top trends that could make or break your social media marketing in 2017. My 7 predictions that will rapidly transform how your company uses social media. 7 Social Media Trends You Need to Add to Your 2017 Strategy. From Periscope to Facebook Live, streaming was open source. Social Media

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Catching up on essential tech reading: Hackers and The Art of Intrusion

The Way of the Web

Taking a bit of a break from constant social media updates and obsessive RSS reading means I’ve had time to catch up on various books which really should be essential for anyone in the technology space. Benefiting from his hacking reputation, various people felt safe in admitting the mechanics of both computer intrusions and those using social engineering – although names of individuals and companies are often changed for obvious reasons.

After Hiatus, Social Media Predictions & 2009

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media Barcamp Delhi 5: Spreading the Word out ! Social Media Mercury rising up in India December 23, 2008.3:51 51 am After Hiatus, Social Media Predictions & 2009 Jump to Comments Image by Matt Hamm via Flickr Phew. Entrepreneurship graph will rise in 2009 This one is from my friend Nimesh on Windchimes corporate blog – ‘Social Media Predictions for 2009′ More entrepreneurs in the coming year?

Six Villains of Gov 2.0 | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Six Villains of Gov 2.0 Sun, Jul 11, 2010 Enterprise 2.0 , Government 2.0 , Social Media I recently came across this funny (and too true) post by Todd Heim on social media villains that piqued both my long-time interest in super-heroes and super-villains and all things Government 2.0

Social Media and Blog Camp - Courtesy Delhi Bloggers Bloc

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media Proto.in July 18-19 2008 Social Technographics Ladder May 28, 2008.1:37 37 am Social Media and Blog Camp – Courtesy Delhi Bloggers Bloc Jump to Comments Come June 7th and we’d witness another one-day unconference on social media and blogging. Its the social media and blog camp by Delhi Bloggers Bloc.

Social Media Monitoring: Bespoke, Tailored, or Off the Rack?

Net-Savvy Executive

So much of the public discussion of social media monitoring and analysis focus on commercially available platforms that are more or less ready to go to work. In its big list issue on companies doing IT well, Information Week mentioned Toyota's new social media and CRM tool : The tool took 60 hours to develop, largely using software Toyota already had. Even using some of the open-source components that everyone uses as important building blocks, it's a lot of work.

Whose Ethics Apply in Social Media?

Net-Savvy Executive

Today's Wall Street Journal had Twitter abuzz about social media monitoring and privacy in closed communities ( 'Scrapers' Dig Deep for Data on Web ). Specifically, a health discussion board and a social media analysis vendor using individual accounts to access personally identifiable health information. Jeffrey Henning wrote about the etiquette of eavesdropping and presented a webinar on consumer attitudes towards social media market research.

Social Media Mercury rising up in India

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media After Hiatus, Social Media Predictions & 2009 Indian startups need more Community Managers January 5, 2009.11:43 43 pm Social Media Mercury rising up in India Jump to Comments Let me start of by wishing everybody a very ‘Happy New Year 2009′ ! If I re-collect the recent developments, it is really fascinating to see so much happening on the ‘Social Media’ front in India.

Twenty Theses for Government 2.0, Cluetrain Style | Social Media.

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Twenty Theses for Government 2.0, I’ve fulfilled one of my social media resolutions for 2009 , and have recently re-read the Cluetrain Manifesto. They all want to know how/if social media can help them become more transparent, participatory, and collaborative. Why is social media desirable?

Marketing, Social Media & Branding Blogs in India

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media themarketingblog@wordpress on Mobile Applying the Johari Window to a s/w Product July 24, 2008.3:37 37 am Marketing, Social Media & Branding Blogs in India Jump to Comments What XML feed of some of the best Social-media, Marketing and Branding blogs in India Why Thoughts inspired by Age of Conversation’s Douglas Karr.

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BitCoins As Universal OnLine Social Currency - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

I guess it can be safely said that BitCoins is a 'OnLine Social Currency'. There is a lot of OnLine Socializing taking place. Bitcoin is an open-source; that is, its design is public, nobody owns or controls Bitcoin. One OnLine World - One Currency. Makes sense? Bitcoin is an innovative payment network and a new kind of Currency. Interesting? Yes this Currency can be transferred to your Bank Account and you will have your own Currency.

An Explicit Link Between PRISM and Social Media Intelligence

Net-Savvy Executive

Writing at Wired UK, Paul Wright has some concerns about the use of social media monitoring in law enforcement: Meet Prism''s little brother: Socmint. For the past two years a secretive unit in the Metropolitan Police has been developing the tools for blanket surveillance of the public''s social media conversations. In this case, Wired makes the connection explicit with their headline, calling social media intelligence "Prism''s little brother."

Is Virtual Reality Finally Ready To Be Social?

Ignite Social Media

Which brings me to my second point regarding how this can potentially tie into social experiences. These will attempt to get us a little closer to those high-end-ish experiences, but on the web, and this is where we’ll see lots of innovations at a much more rapid pace, including unlocking the ability to build social experiences. All that to say, expect lots of exciting activity in the WebVR space soon, along with interesting social media experiments.

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7 Social Media Trends You Need to Add to Your 2017 Strategy

Rebekah Radice

” There’s a lot to learn in looking at past social media trends. Here’s a look at the top trends that could make or break your social media marketing in 2017. My 7 predictions that will rapidly transform how your company uses social media. 7 Social Media Trends You Need to Add to Your 2017 Strategy. From Periscope to Facebook Live, streaming was open source. Social Media

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Social Media Marketing Without Brand Awareness Can Kill You.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > Social Media Marketing Without Brand Awareness Can Kill You Social Media Marketing Without Brand Awareness Can Kill You by Tamar Weinberg on July 8, 2007 Share Social media marketing can be very effective if done the right way, but if it backfires, the fallout can be pretty undesirable.

The Social Media Venn Diagram

Jeff Esposito

A collective look at the social media landscape offers varying use types. They range from an open-sourced virtual cocktail party to folks reliving the glory days and cliques of high school and businesses looking to become more human. With that said, there are three common threads that often emerge in individuals’ use of social media: self-absorption; voyeurism; and a need to be connected.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Are You Slow Enough to Succeed in Social Media? Yes, thanks to social media, business is faster than ever.

7 steps to shutting down a social media site

Laurel Papworth

The photo sharing social network Radar.net is shutting down and, thankfully, they have all undertaken all the key steps to do that sensitively and graciously. Remember, customers believe that social media sites belong to “them&# the customer and for a % of your online community your exit strategy is going to destroy their friendships and their content. More in Social Media is Not An Experiment. Export facilities to other social media sites.

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7 Ways to Repurpose Your Video Content

agora pulse

Let’s face it, creating video content for social media can be unrewarding. Video content is hot on social media. Social Media Examiner has recently turned their popular news videocast ‘ The Social Media Marketing Talk Show ‘ into an audio podcast. Converting a video to an audio file is straightforward using the open source podcast editing software Audacity. Tool: Twitter Media Studio.

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6 Web Analytics Tools to Help Strengthen Your Content Strategy

Visually SM

What sets Matomo apart from Google Analytics is its open source software that gives you full control over your data. Creating and curating content as part of your social strategy can be a difficult task, particularly when you don’t know how your content is behaving.

Mastodon: What to Know About The New Social Media Platform

Ignite Social Media

Every so often a new social media platform arises and one cold day while I was sitting in the Toronto airport, Mastodon came to my attention. Since my co-workers had flown out earlier than I and I had some time to kill, I decided why not sign up and see what the new social platform was about. To blatantly steal from their about page , Mastodon is a free, open-source social network.

Linking The OSINT To The Employees

Forbes Social Media

Social Media is one of the main sources of open source intelligence. In this article, LinkedIn is assessed as a source of OSINT about both employees and companies in addition to mitigating controls and employee training