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Wikipedia and the wiki utopia, revisited


If Wikipedia can be as good as Britannica, we could replace all our outdated corporate knowledge repositories with wikis. Six years later, we can safely say that the predicted wiki utopia never materialized. Suppose now that you work for a really large corporation, with 100,000 employees, and deploy wikis to your workforce to create the content you need. wiki Wikipedia

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Grow Your Wiki

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21 days of wiki adoption. Course Using Wiki. Enterprise Wiki. managing wiki growth. using wiki in education. wiki adoption strategies. wiki pilot. Wiki tools. Wiki Uses. Showing the example of how to work agendas through a wiki vs. email! Start together - wiki with a purpose; 6. Subscribe to Grow Your Wiki. About.

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7 of the Best Pieces of Free Video Editing Software


The good news: There are several free video editing solutions you can download that run the gamut from super simple to Hollywood-level powerful. 7 of the Best Pieces of Free Video Editing Software. 1) Machete Video Editor Lite (Windows). Not sure if video marketing is worth your time? Still not convinced? And in order to do that, you're going to need some video editing software.

Jakesonline Wiki

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Jakesonline Wiki. Best Practice. Resources for Everyone. The Strength of Weak Ties. Contact Me. PAGE TOOLS. login. edit this page. version history. attachments. 10 Keys to Effective Professional Development. 15 Minutes. 21st Century Cartography. Cool New Tool Duel. Digital Storytelling 2.0. Global One Room Schoolhouse. Governors State University. One Hour PowerPoint. Social Bookmarking. Social Networking. Web 2.0 Web 2.0 Workshop. Visual Literacy. Visual Literacy Framework. 15 Minutes. Read 7 Things You Should Know About Blogs. 2. Go to Index |.

Secrets of Starting a Wiki – a podcast with Eugene Lee

Buzz Marketing for Technology

A year and a half ago when I was researching how to start a wiki and looking for best practices in wikis – there was little information out there about it. So I decided to reach out to our internal consultant and found out there were already 6 wikis within the BearingPoint organization all built to do collaboration for various teams! Tags: Wiki Lee has a B.A.

Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2010


WPO is about capitalizing on these trends, so learn how to integrate your social media, search, SEM, content marketing and other interactive marketing and PR efforts to optimize your web presence here in some of the best articles and blog posts on (shhh! The best 159 social websites by Populair. Or maybe it just hasn’t caught on. Whatever. Social Media and Search. Digg this!

What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends


For those short on time and seeking a shorter list of tools to evaluate, below are nine tools at various price levels that may or may not be the best but are certainly among the most popular and capable social media monitoring tools currently available. Its monitoring covers blogs, message boards, forums, microblogging sites, wikis, media sharing sites, social networks, online classifieds and review sites. These tools are among the best for social media monitoring, whatever your budget and needs. simple tool like Google Alerts would pick up most stray citations. No more.

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78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)


Here’s a modest contribution to help with that effort; more than six dozen of the best, most bookmark-able articles and blog posts about social media tactics, tools and strategies written so far this year, by leading writers like John Jantsch , Lori Dicker , Lee Odden , Lisa Barone , Jay Baer and many more. Todd Heim supplies a helpful guide to best practices for building a following on and generating traffic from social bookmarking sites like Digg, Reddit, Mixx and Propeller. Are you reaching your Best Customers through social media? by Kuno Creative. s, 50?s, s, 70?s

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Personal KM; KM Business Case; KM, culture and compromise; KM Books Wiki

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Personal KM; KM Business Case; KM, culture and compromise; KM Books Wiki. Use email, threaded discussions, blogs, and wikis to share what you know and think, ask questions and solicit help, and build credibility and a good reputation. KM Books Wiki created by Matt Moore. This is a wiki page for annotating and discussing your favorite books related to Knowledge Management. Best 10 Readings in KM. » Open source blogs and wikis, Words of Wisdom, Leadership Principles, 800 Pound Gorilla, Introduction to social network methods. HP Communities. Links.

KM Edge: Where the best in Knowledge Management come together

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KM Edge: Where the best in Knowledge Management come together. APQC knowledge management km best practices. More and more, people are reaching out to their extended networks of colleagues to ask questions and share ideas and best practices. best practices. wikis. KMEdge. Sign In. KM Topics. KM Overview. Case Studies. About Us. Search. -->. Knowledge Transfer in the Internet Age. By Lauren Trees on June 26, 2008. Comments (0). Carr argues that, for most people, the Web is becoming the primary channel through which information is absorbed and processed. By Capt.

Working Remotely? Try These 27 Tools for Better Communication, Collaboration & Organization


One of the best parts about being in marketing is that most of us can work anywhere and everywhere -- as long as we have an internet connection, it''s relatively easy for us to get most our day-to-day work done. It’s more of a team manager, keeping documents, notes, best practices, product requirements, and plans all in one easily searchable place. 25) GitHub Wiki. messy.

Follow the Money: The Primary Responsibility for CMOs


If we can help marketing managers learn how to ‘follow the money,’ most will do it because we normally do those things that are in our own best interest. The term ‘follow the money’ was made famous in the 1976 drama documentary All the Presidents Men , and has been used variously as the basis of journalistic articles ever since. Duboff.

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IBM Social Computing Guidelines

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Blogs, wikis, social networks, virtual worlds and social media. In the spring of 2005, IBMers used a wiki to create a set of guidelines for all IBMers who wanted to blog. Whether or not an IBMer chooses to create or participate in a blog, wiki, online social network or any other form of online publishing or discussion is his or her own decision. IBMers are personally responsible for the content they publish on blogs, wikis or any other form of user-generated media. IBMs brand is best represented by its people and what you publish may reflect on IBMs brand.

Nofollow Tags: What They Are and Why They Matter


This is found in comments on forums, blogs, wikis, and online guest books; usually the comment exists only for some link to be embedded in. Your best defense is a universal nofollow setting for those types of activities. nofollow tag isn’t the best way to ensure those pages aren’t indexed, instead a noindex tag on the page is more appropriate. Content spam was prevalent.

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5 Critical Roles that Need SEO Skills


It just so happens that search data is one of the best sources of audience analysis. then use my best Toastmaster skills to convince the product owner to prioritize the SEO stories. The gist of the story is to build a wiki resource for related teams within IBM (PR, social business, and related web teams). Photo credit: Wikipedia. Debunking the SEO Haters, Again. Product Owners.

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What Makes a Good Marketing Platform? Rules for Platformality

Customer Experience Matrix

still think that’s the best approach although the details of how to make it happen are far from clear. Some sort of self-generating wiki might work. That Scott Brinker is such a devil. Last month he goaded me into coming up with a framework for relating marketing technology to business strategy , which I''ll present at the MarTech conference in August. This means something specific.

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Live Blog: How to Make Collaboration Cook

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The company already had a mix of stand-alone blogs, forums and wikis that had sprung up to address specific problems, but there was no integration between them. “Once people start sharing, they want to go to the next level, like file-sharing or managing a wiki. The start with knowing what you want to accomplish. Don’t talk platforms to the users, Liew cautioned.

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Your Customers Are Way More Efficient Than You Are

B2B Marketing Unplugged

Now, it’s difficult to argue in public at the best of times. Can you see why they just aren’t impressed with your wiki? I just love sitting in the quiet zone on the train. No marimba ringtones, screaming babies are but a distant menace and nobody feels the need to talk to me about hockey.  The sole comfort was the very interesting argument the couple behind me were having.

A Decade of Homepages: An Inside Look at Our Website Redesign Strategy


My redesign strategy -- and perhaps “strategy” is too strong of a word here -- was to start messing with stuff and hope for the best. However, to glean even more insight into why we chose certain redesigns, I simply turned to our company''s wiki. Confession: To date, I’ve probably redesigned my personal website approximately abajillion times. Ah, yes. Much better.

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The Innovative Educator: 5 Things You Can Do to Begin Developing Your Personal Learning Network

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Find Great Resources on My Wiki Follow me on Twitter. This blog has a companion social network , wiki , and Twitter feed designed to support and reinforce its contents. Slideshares Worlds Best Presentation Contest. skip to main | skip to sidebar. The Innovative Educator. Sharing ideas about educating innovatively. Wednesday, April 23, 2008. skills). at 6:23 AM. Thanks. About.

Knowledge is Power: 5 Ways to Build Sales and Marketing Superheroes

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The best field marketers need to be adaptable in order to work with different types of personalities and people. 2. For example, some of the tools we use include: Internal wiki for company information. Filled with animation, music, and education, Schoolhouse Rock  covered topics like grammar, science, economics, civics, and more. The program’s main adage—knowledge is power!

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New Marketing Automation Options for Small Business in the VEST Report

Customer Experience Matrix

The system also extends beyond sales and marketing functions to include customer forums, Wikis, support tickets, project schedules with tasks assigned to individuals, and coupons. Beyond that, dbSignals uses the machine learning results to “reserve” the best prospect names for each client in advance of campaign selection. Here are thumbnails of the others. You get the idea.

How to Find the Perfect GIF: 10 Must-Try Websites


The best part? As explained on the /r/reactiongif's wiki page , " A reaction gif is a physical or emotional response that is captured in a.gif which you can link in response to someone or something on the Internet. A gif which is a metaphorical reaction to something does not qualify as a reaction gif. The two best friends behind this GIF website really get me. Reaction GIF.

Wikipedia Management for Dummies


While I have been a proud member of Wikipedia since 2005, I really stopped working on the platform in any real way back in 2006; then, last year, I returned in style, and thought it a good time to share some best-practices, mostly philosophical advice. My best advice is: don’t be shady. Wiki Markup Language 101.   ==Category Heading==. “Why should I?,”

What Is a Trust Seal, and Does Your Landing Page Need One? [FAQs]


The best answer to this question is you don''t know if it''ll work until you try it. Image credits: Arrested Development Wiki , Baymard Institute. So you''re reading up on creating your first landing page , and everything seems like a no-brainer. Great headline? Check. Form that''s the proper length? Check. Customized "submit" button? Check, check, check. Then you see "trust seals."

Why You Need a Style Guide (and How to Make One)


You might add in rules on citations, ethics in reporting, and other best practices. Today, you can create these documents and store them on shared sites like your company’s intranet or wiki page. learn a lot by example, so I’ll close by sharing some of the best. Style – do you have it? I don’t mean in the fashion sense, though I’m interested in that, too. But specifically, does your organization have a style guide? And do you use it? Ages ago, when I worked in magazine publishing, one of my very first tasks was to create a style guide for the publication.

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Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media - ReadWriteWeb

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Michael Wesch, PhD, an Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology at Kansas State University is best known on the net for that video, The Machine is Us/ing Us , which is a great example of how to use the medium to convey a message thats more than just scripted rhetoric, but that has meaning. Lesson #6 Master Wikis. Alternately, you can just subscribe to a "best of" RSS feed here.

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How a Knowledge Discovery Program Elevates Your Content Curation


Internal content - Sharepoints, databases, wikis, etc. Using a knowledge discovery platform is the best way to understand novel topics deeply and quickly. If marketers striving to unlock the knowledge trapped within their organizations leverage knowledge discovery, they’ll have all the best content they need, in real time. and premium subscriptions. Keep up on current trends.

Will 3D Printing Change Manufacturing as We Know It?


For example, Cubify’s popular Cube model is priced at $1,299; for a few dollars more ($2,199), you can snap up a Makerbot Replicator 2 desktop 3D printer, which the manufacturer has dubbed “the best desktop 3D printer on the market” (is that a significant boast?). You survey the one-click checkout options: 1) free Prime two-day shipping, or 2) instant 3D blueprint download. WHAT A CAD!

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You’re doing a terrible job with search and social


One of my best friends owns a law firm that is known globally for it’s amazing digital presence. Bad Reputation on Independent Sites (like BBB, Wiki, Scamreport, etc.). My consulting includes doing very deep, thorough, site audits. I’m looking for issues that have been recently killing their recent performance on search. You’ve a Chequered Past. Want some proof?

18 Tips for Planning a Flawless New Product Launch


This is your opportunity to test your messaging and build real-world proof to support your pitch with an audience that is ready to share feedback. 7) Change your messaging and find the best hook. Is it best for them to talk to a sales person? Post these to your internal wiki or as a public blog post. Quite simply: If you have big news, you need a big plan. Pre-Launch. Launch.

Forget ‘The Bachelorette’: IT + Marketing is the New Romance

Modern B2B Marketing

Let me give some examples from my own experience: Common scenario 1 : I need to access our wiki, intranet, Box, or some other internal site for critical document, and would happily give IT my lunch and all the money in my wallet to get in. Otherwise, marketers only approached IT when the situation was dire. Common scenario 3 : My hard drive no longer works (this is the worst possible case).

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20 Essential Books, Podcasts, TED Talks & Blog Posts for Every Stage of Your Career


It's the best!". With this in mind, I polled the rest of HubSpot's content team, pulled some recommendations from an internal wiki page by my colleagues Rebecca Corliss and Andrew Rodwin , and did a little old-fashioned digging of my own to find the best blog posts, books, TED Talks, and podcast for every stage of your career. The problem? You're busy. Mid-Level Manager. Right?

B2B marketers are stumbling in the dark

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Events Conferences Digital Cream 2011 Digital Cream Dubai Past Conferences Social Events Digital Ski 2011 Past Social Events Jobs View Jobs Post a Job More Blog Press Releases Consulting Services Supplier Directory Member Directory Forums Best Practice Supplier Selection Other Topics Innovation Awards How to enter Why enter? Make sure they capture all lessons and share them.Start a wiki.

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5 case studies — Social technology impacting management

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formats to transmit best practices among 102 sites in 40 countries. Best Buy has more than 1,500 locations and more than 100,000 employees on the frontlines of customer service.  In an effort to make sure that senior managers learn what those employees are hearing from customers, the company created an online platform that rewarded employee feedback on what they are hearing from customers. 

The CIO and Social Media: Embracing Change

Modern B2B Marketing

The CIO is now focused on embracing social media and working with the CMO and other executives to determine how to best use these tools. We make sure this document is readily available for employees on our website, on our internal Wiki, and in our handbook. Experts make the best evangelists; and resisting social media is now the waste of time. The Old Way. Do not lie.

The Eight Wastes and Internal Social Business Platforms


In the absence of that, a social business platform offers the second best option: by moving conversations from peer-to-peer channels to a Facebook wall-type of rolling board, more people become aware of what’s happening and can help reducing defects in the communication: clarifying a point of view, bringing other perspectives, adding other sources of information and vetting the content. 2.

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Sales And Support: Why Everyone On Your Team Should Have A Role In Both


An engineer probably isn’t going to be great at sales and a marketer won’t make the best support rep. An internal wiki post with notes from a product manager who just spent all week talking to customers is great. As a result, whoever understands the customer best will be the one that wins their business and earns their money. There are 15 people on our team at Drift. Problems.

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The Forgetful Person's Guide to Staying Organized at Work


It''s seriously the best Gmail notification extension I''ve found. 3) Evernote. I use Evernote to organize pretty much any creative or random task I need to do. Pretty much all of these other tools are proactive -- I take extra precaution to get organized so that I don''t inadvertently forget something -- but even with the best organization, some things still fall through the cracks.

Creating a New Dashboard for Your Reports? Ask These 26 Questions First


What are our best channels? For some organizations, monthly check-ins work best; for others, quarterly works better. 18) What types of graphs fit the data best? If you need to recreate your dashboard in the future, make it easy on yourself by documenting the process in a Google doc or internal Wiki page. As marketers, it's pivotal that we measure our work. Excel?

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