BigMarker.com: Social Network for Communities

Mindjumpers

BigMarker.com is a social network for communities. By offering unlimited web conferencing and key project management tools, it hopes to empower communities to make a difference. With this product BigMarker.com are looking to connect communities and according to them, communities are the best places to network and find people with common interest. How Enterprise Social Networking Drive Business Value [Report]. Combining UX With Your Social Media Profiles.

Meta Announces the Closure of Facebook Campus, its School-Aligned Social Network Experiment

Social Media Today

Meta is re-aligning its projects onto the next major usage shifts, which has seen it move on from several app experiments

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Nurture Your Social Network By Helping Someone Else

SocMed Sean

Keep in mind that your social network largely consists of your in-person connections, as opposed to just your online fans, followers, and subscribers. So, today I challenge you to reach out to someone in your network who you haven’t spoken to in a while. You’d be surprised how often people need a new introduction, help on a project, or just to know that someone is there willing to help. Just a quick challenge for everyone today.

49 Noteworthy Social Networking Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Though new social networks continue to be launched (e.g. But there are no guarantees that leadership will last, and the social networking landscape is constantly evolving. Image credit: Social Media Examiner. Here are three more key takeaways from the more than four dozen social networking facts and statistics below: Facebook is the most popular social network on the planet—except with CEOs. Social Media Examiner ).

Social Networking Stats: Mobile Accounts for 43% of LinkedIn’s Traffic, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . LinkedIn recently projected that mobile would account for half of the social networking platform’s traffic ; based on the company’s 1st quarter results, that could be a reality soon. Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube.

The Serious Goings-On Behind The Social Networking Scene

Waxing UnLyrical

We met on someone’s blog, followed each other “home,” and now see each other on social platforms pretty much daily. It wasn’t a link to a “Join me at New Social Group.” It was an update about a business project we’re working on together. I saw consistency in quality of character and communication across multiple social channels. The vibe I got via our communications on social media was just right.

Social Networks and Politics: 16% Have “Changed Their Views” Based On Social Media

The Realtime Report

Over one-third of social network users consider sites like Facebook and Twitter “very” or “somewhat” important for keeping up with political news, and fully one-quarter (25%) see these sites as a place for debating political issues. A new study by the Pew Internet and American Life project reveals that social networking sites are not only a place for users to keep an eye on politics, but can also serve as a venue for debate or changes in political views.

Social Networking Stats: 8 in 10 U.K. Twitter Users Log In Via Mobile, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. . currently access the social platform via mobile device; 70% log on ‘primarily’ via mobile. In 2014, new estimates from eMarketer project that 82% of U.K. Social Media Statistics mobile social media statistics social networking statistics Twitter Twitter mobile use UK

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ECIS2014 – New Views on Social Networks

Mindjumpers

Our industrial PhD Christopher Zimmerman has been attending this year’s European Conference of Information Systems (#ECIS2014) in search of freshly revealed research on social media, and in particular contributions to the emerging field of social business intelligence. The Social Media Prosumer – Another fascinating project from Finish researcher Matti Mäntymäki has investigated the adoption of the Facebook platform in terms of examining our inhabitation on Facebook.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter Sees 1 Billion Tweets Every 2.5 Days, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. via SmartBlog on Social Media. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. Social Media Statistics Dick Costolo social networking statistics TwitterFacebook: 1 billion active users. via Facebook. Twitter: over 500 million users. via Twopcharts. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users.

How To Build Your Own Social Network On WordPress

Firebelly

It’s no secret that I’m a WordPress advocate, but I’ve just recently discovered one of the project’s most impressive features– running a social network. No, you’re not going to create the next Facebook or MySpace on a simple WordPress website, but it’s a great (and cheap) alternative to social network creation engines such as Ning or Grouply. BuddyPress markets itself as “social networking in a box.&#

Jumo – the Non Profit Social Network Has Launched

Mindjumpers

Jumo , a new social networking platform for non-profit that we blogged about a few months ago, launched in its beta version yesterday. I think this is one of the social initiatives you have to try out and see how it rolls out for individuals over time. And most importantly, don’t forget to add your project if you are involved in a cause, charity project or organisation. About.me – Latest Addition to Social Profiling Pages.

Could you go social-network-free for one day a week?

Socialized

What if the preferences for your favorite social network allowed you to pick one or more “blackout days” during which you could not log on? Could you get by for a full 24 hours, or more, with no access to Twitter, Facebook, FriendFeed or any of your other favorite social media tools? Recently I’ve had a handful of big projects and some “real world” interruptions and have been spending very little time online.

Should You Build Your Own Private Social Network?

Small Business Mavericks

Does your company need its own private social network? Let’s talk about why you might want a private social network. If you are a global company or you have multiple office locations, a private social network could allow employees at your multiple locations to get to know each other better and to share their insights into your company processes and work environment. Another reason you might use a private social network is for training purposes.

Project management tools for social media managers

Sprout Social

If you’re like the average social media manager , you’ve got a suite of skills and a set of projects to match. It’s easy to lose track of time and projects. That’s where a project management tool comes in handy. A project management tool will help you stay on track, sort through the mess to surface the important tasks and provide you with a foundation to continue with other projects. There are many project management tools out there.

8 Open Source Projects from Google

Idaconcpts

For many Google has become the patron saint of open source, and the number of open source projects Google supports or directly develops seems to increase every day. Some of Google’s own open source projects, like Android, have become as common as their proprietary competitors, yet many do not even realize they are using software with free and open source components. Unlike other proprietary social network application platforms, OpenSocial is free and open.

The Bamboo Project Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The Bamboo Project Blog. If you see social media as primarily a more simple and efficient way for the usual experts to be able to share their opinions and content, then youre missing the point of the revolution. One of the big questions Im frequently asked about using social media is whether or not the tools "work." software that links to networking site (e.g. I heard the same thing from the Gen Y folks at my Social Media Game workshop).

Social Network Analysis - KM4DevWiki

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Social Network Analysis. 1 Social Network Analysis. Social Network Analysis. Social network analysis is the mapping and measuring of relationships and flows between people, groups, organisations, computers or other information/knowledge processing entities." Social Network Analysis (SNA) is a method for visualizing our people and connection power, leading us to identify how we can best interact to share knowledge.

Directory of Social Networks for Learning Professionals

Buzz Marketing for Technology

DIRECTORY OF SOCIAL NETWORKS FOR. SOCIAL LEARNING. SOCIAL LEARNING. Directory of Social Networks for Learning. social networks aimed at learning professionals. of networks for both educators and workplace learning professionals. Use the list to find one or two relevant networks to join. The list is ordered by name of network. name of the network creator, where known are shown in brackets. Social.

10 Video Project Ideas to Attract an Online Following

VEED Grow

Are you an online educator who wants to use video project ideas to teach your students about the basics of online video marketing? In this blog post, we’ll look into: 4 ways to find the best topics for your video projects. 10 Video project ideas to create an online following.

10 Video Project Ideas to Attract an Online Following

VEED Grow

Are you an online educator who wants to use video project ideas to teach your students about the basics of online video marketing? In this blog post, we’ll look into: 4 ways to find the best topics for your video projects. 10 Video project ideas to create an online following.

3 Surefire Ways to Win The Fastcompany Influence Project

Laurel Papworth

This project doesn’t show the Most Influential, it shows the Most Spammy. losers: technical social media term. By the way, different types of social media expert influencers might be interesting? Those who are outraged need not comment… 3 Surefire Ways to Win The Fastcompany Influence Project is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Twitter: Reputation Management in Social Networks (18).

Social Intranet: Open Atrium social network for internal use

Laurel Papworth

I’m about to install and muck around with Open Atrium as an social network intranet product for a client. It’s based on social networking software Drupal, and is free to download: Social Intranet Open Atrium. Case Tracker : A full ticketing system that lets you assign to do’s and create unlimited projects within each of your groups. White Paper: Social Networking Primed To Go Mobile (0). Twitter: Social StoryTelling (14).

Social Network Identity: Anonymity, Pseudonymity and Accountability -Media140

Laurel Papworth

” Diatribes that are anti any race or religion, political agendas and so on must match the image he projects as himself, or there will be questions asked. Will be the second biggest revenue earner in the Social Economy. . We take a look at the legal, social and media perspectives and ask the question is it really that important? social media accountability anonymity anonymous Facebook Google Identity profile pseudonymity real name reputation trust

TV Show about Bloggers – Project Alpha, Malaysia

Laurel Papworth

Is blogging interesting to anyone other than social media kool aid drinkers? Anyway here’s Malaysia’s attempt at moving more mainstream with merging blogs with traditional media: Project Alpha is Malaysia’s first online TV Show about bloggers. Project Alpha emphasizes that every blogger is unique in their own way, each gaining popularity and credibility as opinion leaders on various topics including celebrity news, fashion trends, travel and entertainment.

Stories From Smaller Nonprofits: RE Children's Project

Diva Marketing Blog

The Story of RE Children's Project told Rob Petersen, of Barnraisers , an online social media solutions company. . Seth Wohlberg, Founder of the RE Children’s Project , a 501 (c) (3) dedicated to finding a cure for a rare disease, Rasmussen’s Encephalitis, fills that role and then some. When that day ends, he begins another job as Founder of RE Children’s Project, his second career. Social Media Does Social Good. Learn More About RE Children's Project.

We don’t discuss politics on Facebook, right?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Well this advice seems to hold true according a new survey by the Pew Research Center ’s Internet & American Life Project that on social networking sites. Postings on social networking sites reveal surprises for many users when it comes to the political views of their friends. Three-quarters of social networking site users say their friends post at least some content related to politics on the sites from time to time.

Digital Strategy, Plan and Tactics: Get Out of Weeds and Learn the Difference

Pam Moore

You want to ensure that big goals and objectives of a business or project gets buy-in from your key stakeholders, board of directors or management. In this scenario you need to talk about detailed tactics to drive a project to completion. For one of our projects, we had a group of people (who were impacted by the digital transformation we were implementing) doubting our project up until the last minute telling us “you can't launch this now.”

Weekend Project: Learning to Fail

ProBlogger

This weekend, we’re taking a different approach with our weekend project, and touching on a topic that I think is overlooked a lot in blogging. In a world like this, where it’s so easy to try new things out— new social networks , new product ideas , and so on—it’s also very, very easy to fail. Weekend Project: Learning to Fail.

The role of social media in managing projects for brands

Socialmedia.biz

B rands believe social channels are only to create engagement. In this article, I’ll discuss how social media can assist brands in managing projects. Some studies have found social media is not as effective in garnering B2B leads as are time-tested lead-gen methods like business events, trade summits, and telemarketing. B2B content marketing has lately been centering around social media. Social platforms allow lead nurturing alongside lead generation.

Digital Strategy, Plan and Tactics: Get Out of Weeds and Learn the Difference

Pam Moore

You want to ensure that big goals and objectives of a business or project gets buy-in from your key stakeholders, board of directors or management. In this scenario you need to talk about detailed tactics to drive a project to completion. For one of our projects, we had a group of people (who were impacted by the digital transformation we were implementing) doubting our project up until the last minute telling us “you can't launch this now.”

Project Warehouse: A (Personal) ViperChill Update

Viper Chill

Project Warehouse? After that, I want to start what I’m calling Project Warehouse (for now). Project Warehouse basically involves me owning a large office space or (preferably) private property (warehouse, etc) that I can use as a type of live-in “incubator&# for personal internet marketing projects. Think something along the lines of The Social Network.

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. Next time a potential project comes across your desk, take a moment to consider the alternatives. You might save time and budget for the client and earn another project from them. Like these social media comics? Blogs Featured Humor Social Media Tech Workplace comic comic strip humor social social media social networking strategy tech wordpress

Weekend Project: Get to Know Your Audience

ProBlogger

Or do you go further, getting information from social network interactions, comment moderation tasks, and things like competitions, polls, and surveys? Let me know in the comments … and I hope this weekend’s project is helpful! Weekend Project: Get to Know Your Audience. Many of the bloggers I speak to tell me about their audiences. They know their ages, their locations, and how often they visit and comment on their blogs.

7 Skills Every Marketing Student Should Learn And Why They Matter

SocMed Sean

He is also a content writer for various blogs about higher education, entertainment, social media & blogging. Students pursuing marketing, arguably the most dynamic industry of all, need to be conscious of the fact that the industry is influenced significantly by major technological and social changes. Skill #5: Social Media Engagement. As more and more brands move into the online realm, the demand for marketers with experience in social media management is on the rise.

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Social Media Managers And Digital Pros – How to Keep Track of Your Tasks When You’re Offline

SocMed Sean

Thanks to Sean for sharing his insights on the challenge of managing digital social media channels…even when you’re offline! One of the significant challenges of working with social media is that you cannot be continuously online. Now more than ever there are many aspects of your social media marketing you should continuously monitor, from ROI to algorithm updates and recent feature releases. Almost all social media activities can benefit from automation.

Facebook's Cryptocurrency is Reportedly Set to Launch Later This Month

Social Media Today

Facebook's cryptocurrency project is reportedly set to launch later this month, marking a major shift for The Social Network

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13 Social Networks That Are a Big Deal in Non-English Speaking Regions

Hootsuite

When it comes to social media, thinking globally means thinking beyond the English language. Finding your target market is important to creating a solid social media strategy. If some or all of your target market speaks a language other than English or resides in a non-English majority speaking country, they might be active on a non-English social network. In that spirit, here are some of the most popular social channels for non-English speakers.

Social Media Comic: Do You Really Need All Those Gadgets?

SocMed Sean

Peanut Butter & Jelly Oreos & Milk Salt & Pepper and… Social media & mobile technology It’s a great fit, right? And this trend toward using our phones to engage in social networking doesn’t appear to be slowing down. Between now and 2015, the use of mobile devices to access social media is going to continue to skyrocket But the good often brings the bad, too. Certain things just go together.

Crowdsourced Funding: How to ask for $75K but get $1.5million

Laurel Papworth

Casey Hopkins asked people to fund his new project to make a better dock for the iPhone. How does one build a community that will give money to a project? Kickstarter is an online community where you put up your project that you need funding, in this case to make a new dock for the iPhone. The community then decides to put money in, if the project is worth it. Broadcast time is instant, Social media time is slower. But social media works best in the long tail.