Social Capital Ottawa

Sherrilynne Starkie

Canada’s national capital is Ottawa and one of the city’s many strengths is the active and passionate social media community that thrives here. This one-day conference is “must attend” for social media enthusiasts and newbies alike.

One week until Social Capital Ottawa

Sherrilynne Starkie

There is just one more week until the third annual Social Capital Ottawa, a one-day conference for O-city’s active social media community. Social Capital Ottawa. Using social media for research: Social Capital 2012. Social Capital Ottawa.

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Using social media for research: Social Capital 2012

Sherrilynne Starkie

The Social Capital 2012 conference took place on Saturday in Ottawa and more than 220 people turned up to share and learn about the latest in social media thinking, issues and technologies. One highlight was Kelly Rusk’s session on using social media for research.

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My social capital in Ottawa | Sherrilynne Starkie

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Don’t Squander Your Social Capital

Janet Fouts

Social capital is one of the new buzz words of the decade. Tara Hunt calls it “ Whuffie “ Whatever it is, the better your social capital the more likely it is your followers will take action. It’s natural for you to get excited when somebody with a huge amount of perceived social capital responds to something you said. Those are the ones with social capital.

Why you need to build your Social Capital?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

A web that brings your search results based on what your friends clicked on and a buying experience based on what others in your social network (like Facebook) have bought. What it means is that your Social Capital will be a very important asset to you.

Analytics: what are you really learning?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Last week at Social Capital Ottawa I moderated rountable discussions on analytics and digging deep to gain real insight. Social Media Analysitcs (Photo credit: cambodia4kidsorg). Getting a solid return on investment in social media is tough to measure.

Is it time for a social media purge?

Janet Fouts

Social media is slowly becoming more social. Facebook mindful social Social Media Networks mindfulsocial social capital

The Attention Economy is Distracting Me

Direct Marketing Observations

Aren’t all of those social buttons just surface level engagement triggers that require little or no engagement by the user and the recipient? Social Networks Facebook Linkedin social capital Twitter Twitter has the RT button and the favorite button.

14 step bare-bones guide to influencer outreach

Janet Fouts

Lots of people will tell you ”Social Media Influencers” are the key to social media marketing but what does that really mean? Do they get comments and do people share their content through social media?


Myrland Marketing

Another critical component we must consider, and which is increasingly possible today because of Social Media, is the importance of building equity in [.]. Branding Social Media Uncategorized Brand Brand Advocates Brand Equity Business Consulting Law Firm Lawyer Legal Marketing Marketing and Advertising Professional Services Social capital Social Media Consultant

The Mothers Are Coming And They Will Change The World

Forbes Social Media

The next time you’re tempted to take control and expect others to fall in line, consider the leadership model of two successful social action groups: Mothers Out Front and Moms Demand Action. They rely on mothers’ strong social capital and community ties to build their ranks

Ottawa’s Capital City News

Sherrilynne Starkie

A couple of weeks back Ottawa saw the launch of a new local community newspaper, Capital City News. My social capital in Ottawa. Produced by Sun Media as a grass roots publication, the newspaper is published in weekly neighbourhood variants across the region.

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IABC Canada: the big shift

Sherrilynne Starkie

Ipsos Public Affairs conducts corporate reputation and social research around the world. Social capital Ottawa. Ottawa’s Capital City News. Featured Headline Ottawa public relations Canada Darrell Bricker IABC PR Social Media

Using word clouds in communications analysis

Sherrilynne Starkie

Related posts: Using social media for research: Social Capital 2012. Social media in call centres. Three biggest myths of social media. Featured Headline Marketing public relations Analysis Ottawa Social Media strategy Tag cloud Wordle

Twitter’s Biz Stone speaks at CIRA’s AGM

Sherrilynne Starkie

He told the crowd made up of Internet geeks, social media enthusiasts and business professionals about how Twitter was born in 2006. Using social media for research: Social Capital 2012. Photo Credit: CIRA. This week CIRA*, the organization behind

8 use cases for social media and associations


In case you missed them, or want them all in one handy link, here is a nice roundup for you of our Social CRM Use Case series , which was originally created for the Avectra blog. ROI and Social CRM Use Case 1: Using LinkedIn for Member Recruitment.

Become A Superconnector With Scott Gerber - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast

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Scott believes that we should never diminish the power of our social capital, and we should be constantly making deposits to ensure that the account keeps growing. social capital. Episode #606 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Everywhere I look, I see the book Superconnector. Online, in bookstores at the airport.

Social CRM Use Case 5: Recruitment


Our [SocialFish] definition of Social CRM is “the discipline of applying social media to membership management”, and the 12 use cases in our white paper, ROI and the Impact of Social CRM , show this in action. In ALL cases, you should be building your community on social media sites before you even think about ROI. Connecting the dots between purchases and social capital for member recruitment. Social CRM and ROI

Link Love Monthly: Best of January 2010


Here’s my monthly selection of links to some of the most interesting posts that I’ve read and shared over the last 30 days – about social media in general, of course, but also about associations, systems thinking, community building, good case studies, tool tips, social media in other industries, whatever. Essential Social Media Connections For Your Blog (John Haydon). What Social Media Can Do For Your Business (Jason Falls). Art of Social.

It’s Time to Give for Change Every Day

Janet Fouts

Our family supports a fair number of causes though, so we are not going to miss the opportunity to play off your guilt and your social capital to help a worthy cause. Use your social capital to help spread the word. You know what really bugs me about the holiday season?

Sharing is how you build a Brand

Buzz Marketing for Technology

As the old adage goes – some people spend more time planning the wedding then they do the marriage and this is true of a lot of what we see organizations do socially. Related posts: Personal Brands RULE on Social Networks On Facebook you can’t be a Friend of a.

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From Living in a Van to IBJ’s “Forty Under 40?: The Daniel Herndon Interview


Where does social marketing fall into your approach? The greatest capital that any business has is their human capital, often used to refer to employees. To me this also includes social capital, meaning your customers that believe in you.

New Social Media Sites…for Business?

The Social Media Incubator

“While certainly not harmful, this seems redundant to LinkedIn from my perspective and seems to be a way that Facebook is trying to become relevant in the same way they are relevant for social connections,&# said Social Media Strategist Caroline Melberg. “I didn’t see anything with Branch Out that I can’t do with LinkedIn – only better with LinkedIn as more of my professional connections are participating there. Branch Out is Business Networking on Facebook.

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Rockyou fined and social media implications

Laurel Papworth

Online social gaming company, Rockyou with 32 million gamers, and $129,000,000 of funding, got fined $250,000 for revealing the usernames and passwords of their online community members, and putting at risk their webmail (Gmail, Yahoo etc) accounts. First Round Capital. Sequoia Capital.

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MUST WATCH: The state of the internet and group-forming


I pointed last week to the latest Pew Internet research study about internet users and groups which found that the users most engaged with social media are also the most engaged in groups.

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Social CMO – Will CMO’s miss this opportunity?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

CMO’s have one of the most unique opportunities in front of them that they have ever had and I wonder if they will be able to capitalize on it. 2009 was the year Social hit its tipping point and from here on out we will never be able to go backward. Tags: Social Media

The Power Of Imagination

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I caught myself having this feeling and found myself wondering when was the last time I felt this way about a brand in the social media channels? When was the last time that a consumer review or someone with social capital. Great advertising does many things that social media will never compete with. What this commercial reminded me, is that advertising does something that social media has yet to do: fosters a sense of persuasion through imagination.

The Future of Work: A Manifesto


We all have the social capital to help fix that. Work involves social respo­nsibility. **­ *. The new human workplace therefore has a respo­nsibility for social good. **­ **.

Debating the value of measurement


Curiosity and passion and creativity and perspective are not, organizational culture is not, social capital is not, ethics and integrity are not. Wanted to point you to a fantastic conversation/debate going on over at Talent Anarchy , one of my favorite blogs.

5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week


Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media Bootcamp: Facebook For Business | Main | The New Dork - Entrepreneur State of Mind » March 05, 2010 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader. You have to focus on Universal Search, Real-Time Search, Social Media and the Mobile Web.

Social CMO – Will CMO’s miss this opportunity?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

CMO’s have one of the most unique opportunities in front of them that they have ever had and I wonder if they will be able to capitalize on it. 2009 was the year Social hit its tipping point and from here on out we will never be able to go backward. Tags: Social Media

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & The Fourth


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on Social Media / Social Networking. Is the bank of social capital broken ?

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Why I Started Social Selling

Koka Sexton

Several months ago I had the opportunity of being on my second Salesforce Live broadcast “ Using social connections to turn prospects into customers “ Truely an awesome experience. Over 30,000 people streamed the broadcast and the engagement on social media was amazing.

Marketing Is Dead

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Does that mean that social media and digital media has not disrupted the model or added new layers and opportunities? Does it mean that newer components like community management, engaging influencers, building social capital with customers, and engaging with consumers in more collaborative ways (the four core pillars that Lee argues have put the death knell on traditional marketing) hasn't changed the game? Not all brands are social. social capital.

10 BtoB Marketers Predictions for 2010

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Around this time last year I wrote about some Predictions for 2009 and while I would say 8 out of 10 have already materialized and the other 2 are on their way, it has become clear that this year was the year we past the point of no return on Social Media.