4 Reasons to Use Social Enterprise Networks for Business

Mindjumpers

Most people wrongly assume social enterprise networks are simply Facebook for business. This month, I surveyed end users to find out how they draw value from going social. Social enterprise vendors have invested heavily in social and adaptive intelligence.

There's Plenty of Room to Grow for Enterprise Social

Stay N' Alive

On Thursday Altimeter Group released a report, titled "A Strategy for Managing Social Media Proliferation", on the state of social media strategy in global corporations with over 1,000 employees. The report is quite telling, suggesting that most organizations in this category simply aren't properly aligning business values with social media strategy and lack the proper tools to manage their.

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530 – Become a Force for Good

Engaging Brand

You can find out more at Grassroots Social Innovations. What is a social entrepreneur? What is the difference between a social movement and a social change from within? How does a social change culture develop within a company? 4 Types of social intraprenuership.

The Conscious Company Global Leaders Forum

Janet Fouts

They all believe in the power of combining social responsibility, economic value, and environmental impact. Mike Brady CEO of Greyston Bakery , a benefit corp and social enterprise bakery in Pennsylvania, practices the collaborative approach to hiring.

Social Media is Complicated [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

As introduced to us by Business Insider , Buddy Media’s Social Enterprise Software is a suite of products is “designed to help brands build and maintain relationships with consumers to accelerate their business.”

23 (More) of the Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

How can marketers make more productive use of their time on social networking sites? How can you make sure your company’s social media policy doesn’t run afoul of employment law? How can you measure (or can you measure) social media ROI ? ” Social Media Tools.

Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth

Rewarding badges and points systems on your intranet – social scorecards – could be the turning point for turning your enterprise 2.0 Foursquare becomes Social Work and all the better for it. ENTERPRISE awkward because enterprise is hierarchal from top down.

5 Social Media Tips for Social Good Companies That Will Get Your Message Heard (In Less Than 10 Minutes Per Day)

SocialFish

———— “I don’t have time for social media.”. “I I don’t have the money to hire anyone to do our social media marketing.”. Social media? Getting your organization out there on social media can be daunting… but it doesn’t have to be.

Bubble or No Bubble, We’ll Still Be Social

Waxing UnLyrical

Far too much has been said on the valuations of the social web startups. Incessant “social media for business&# workshops mushrooming all across India are minting unthinkable cash from what can best be justified as rudimentary skills in social media.

How Team Sprout Uses Message Tagging for Product Development

Sprout Social

Social is where these ideals intersect. In fact, according to a Nielsen report , more than one-third of customers prefer to contact businesses for customer support questions through social media. We don’t take customer feedback on social lightly—and you shouldn’t either. The product team continuously calls on us and Sprout’s Tag Report, to gather data, distill requests and identify patterns easily observed from our social community. Enterprise

This Week in Social Media – 5/29/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week, I compose a newsletter that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep our wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs.

Nonprofit Webinar Series – Social Fundraising

Janet Fouts

Whether you work with a grass roots organization or a humongous nonproft you know that social media can be an effective way to make your message more visible out there in the world. Do you use video as part of the social media outreach for your nonprofit?

Thank you Google, for the Antithesis of a More Social Network

Waxing UnLyrical

The need for a social network that automatically aggregates all my “friends&# and then cuts off the irrelevant noise. Or are we in an infinite loop of growing out of social networks every five years? Amrit Pal Guest Posts Social Media

The Murky Nature of Internet Vigilantes

Geoff Livingston

Social media empowers anyone to speak out for justice, and successful acts are met with attention and notoriety. Activism and social enterprises like the Body Shop feel better to me than vigilantism. Image by Frank Tellez. Freedom allows many things, good and bad.

A Better Social Web Exists

Geoff Livingston

A better social web exists. Today, this social web isn’t popular, instead it has fascinating small pools and eddies of action and meaningful dialogue. Posturing and maintaining top rankings via attention metrics will mean less in the Real Social Web.

Cause Competitiveness: Keep Your Eye On The Prize

Geoff Livingston

They are a business to be sure, but unlike a for-profit, which seeks to dominate markets and yield profits, a cause or social enterprise seeks to provide a solution. The ability to see the problem and a unique answer to it (or a part of it) is at the heart of social entrepreneurship.

Mix of Social Media Trends 2011

johnbell.typepad.com

Digital Influence Mapping Project Home About John Speaking & Events Papers Contact Archives Links Useful Tools December 28, 2010 My Mix of Social Media Trends 2011 It's trendy to write a "trends" post at the end of the year.   Is Social Media Killing the Brand Web Site?

Interview with Geoff Livingston Author of Marketing In The Round

Diva Marketing Blog

Geoff Livingston: When Gini Dietrich and I focused on multichannel integration, our logic centered on delivering ROI and outcomes for social media. So much of today’s conversation is about how marketers can get results from social. both traditional and social media.

96 Free Professional Blog Topics

Geoff Livingston

Whether the owner of an accounting firm or a social media wonk, these general questions are meant to provoke answers about your views in a way that would interest your community. Does the continuing social media buzz represent a bubble? Image by HansKristian.

3 Strategies to Make Big Content Work for Your Brand

Convince & Convert

We look at the numbers of social shares, links, mentions and page views. Social media penetration (total share numbers on-site and across syndication channels). For Salesforce, we helped get the Social Success content microsite up and running in a few months, from a standing start.

Climate Change, Poverty and The Great Horse Poo Debate of 1898

Laurel Papworth

My social enterprise, Selco India has provided 112,000 solar home systems to low income households and institutions. Or will new technologies, social entrepreneurship, microfinancing (peer to peer loans) from unexpected quarters save our skins?

Social Media Lessons For Brands & Their Agencies From Football

Diva Marketing Blog

Social media use is a contact sport, not a spectator sport. When it comes to an agency or consultant social media service (versus social media services ) there is a new model emerging. Instead of the client sitting in the stands encouragng the agency to make that social media touchdown, the agency becomes the cheer leader and the coach. Role & Responsibilities of the New Social Media Agency/Consultant. I call this aligning the social enterprise.

PB165: Interview with Daniel Flynn – Thankyou Cofounder

ProBlogger

In today’s episode, we hear from Daniel Flynn, co-founder and Managing Director of Thankyou a social enterprise that sells consumer products like water, nappies, hand sanitiser and much more here in Australia and soon to be New Zealand.

Grow Your Wiki

Buzz Marketing for Technology

enterprise 2.0. Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise Wiki. social. social media. International Forum on Enterprise 2.0: International Forum on Enterprise 2.0 Social Enterprise: Interview with 7thFloor Magazine. Enterprise 2.0: About.

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I Didn’t Fail the Test, I Just Found 100 Ways to Do It Wrong

Social Media Strategery

I like hearing how one social strategy fails miserably in one organization yet thrives in another. I’ve written before about the need to start talking about failures at conferences so that others may learn, so that’s why I was excited to attend Kevin Jones ‘ presentation, “Enterprise 2.0 Failures – And What We Learn From Them,&# yesterday at the Enterprise 2.0 Here are ten that I particularly liked: How to Fail at Enterprise 2.0.

Marketers, Here are the Keys to Your IT Department – Good Luck

Convince & Convert

As Jay lays out 4 Nearly Guaranteed 2012 Social Media Predictions , what do you notice? Social is fantastic at collecting the data, but to date, many, with the exception of IBM and Google, understand how to begin to leverage this data.

Social Pros 17 – Maria Ogneva, Yammer

Convince & Convert

This is Episode 17 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. Read on for insights from Maria, and our Social Media Stat of the Week ( this week : are Facebook and Twitter like the Tortoise and the Hare?). Welcome to Social Pros number 17.

The New World of Member Engagement – Webinar Series

Aggregage

Generation Y prefers to communicate through mobile or social media and you want to capture them for the future of your association. She presents and comments frequently on social media topics, including on CNN.com, Mashable, ABC News, Politico, and Capitol Hill.

Social Media Marketing Plan _1

Diva Marketing Blog

From social media networks to blogs, widgets, tweets and hot mobile apps marketers are faced with more choices than we ever could have imagined. One of the benefits that social media brings to the enterprise is a critical need to ensure cross functional communication systems are in place.

Tuesday Tune-Up: Interesting Reads

Geoff Livingston

Some interesting reads this morning around the social web, which you may enjoy: The New America Foundation breaks down three types of collaborative design for community technology, human centered, appropriate and participatory.

Beware! The Social Media Dog Strategy Mentality

Diva Marketing Blog

With over 13,500 views on YouTube , my dog Max thinks he's a social media rock star pup. For him quasi social media star status is good enough bragging rights at the doggy park. I presented a 3 phase model that might be helpful to you as you build your social media strategy. .

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Clearstep Business Community : Clearspace: Clearstep

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Internal Collaboration Discover best practices in leveraging enterprise social software. As Director of Social Enterprise Evangelism, Gia is on the front lines of social networking and collaboration. Gia holds a degree in Organizational Communication and has over 10 years experience in developing, educating, consulting and selling social and collaborative solutions with IBM, and now with Jive Software. Re: Building the Business Case for Enterprise 2.0.

Age of Conversation 3: Time To Get Busy!

Diva Marketing Blog

Social media is all about the stories. This tale could never have happened without the technology of the Internet, the culture of social media and the generosity of over 100 people from all over the globe. . In 2007, they asked people active in social media to write 1 page.

Social Media Cupcake Thoughts

Diva Marketing Blog

As with social media. The Social Enterprise - Social media's impact is not confined to the department that initiated the tactic or program. Questions: How do you define brand stewardship in the age of social media?

Enterprise 2.0 Conversations

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media Criticising Social Media ? Preventing Social Media Spam December 25, 2009.9:00 00 am Enterprise 2.0 Conversations Jump to Comments Image by cambodia4kidsorg via Flickr Over the course of December, I have been closely following Jacob Morgan ‘s blog-posts on Social Media , emerging Enterprise 2.0 In context of strategic principles of Enterprise 2.0 Implementation Enterprise 2.0: Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0

Friday Fun: Top 13 Reasons to Halloween "Toilet Paper" A Social Media Strategy

Diva Marketing Blog

A zillion landing page blogs are pretending to be social media. Not listening to your customers' who take time to express their pleasure and concerns in the social world is a sad trick for both customer and company.

Age of Conversation 1, 2 And Get Ready For 3!

Diva Marketing Blog

Social media is all about the stories. In 2007, they asked bloggers and people active in the new media space (social networks were on the distant horizon back in 2007!). This social media book is divided into 10 sections: 1. Pitching Social Media 8. and a preview of my page in Age of Conversation 3 - Chapter Corporate Conversations: Building The Social Enterprise Once upon a time there was a CEO who worked diligently for many years building a successful company.

Social Media In The Moment Marketing

Diva Marketing Blog

social media is an in the moment way to conduct marketing. Social media goes against the grain of how marketers including PR, sales and to a great extent customer service professionals have managed their responsibilities as stewards of the brand. Max and I were taking a walk yesterday.

This weeks #socialmedia tweetchat topic: Engagement Through Customer Service: Your Contact Center & Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

We hear so much chatter that companies have to be participating in social media. So why don’t we ever hear about social media from the people who are responsible for managing direct customer experiences on a daily basis? The experience is what social media is all about. Contact centers are traditionally very strong with telephone support so incorporating online social media into contact centers is certainly a challenge.

How Much Give Can You Get?

Geoff Livingston

Then the study says, “Because purchasing green products affirms individuals’ values of social responsibility and ethical consciousness, we predict that purchasing green products will establish moral credentials, ironically licensing selfish and morally questionable behavior.&#.