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Do you need to be an Extrovert to be in Social Media Marketing?

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Digg this! Facebook Location Based Services Podcasting Social Media Social Networking Twitter Wiki Great question which I found myself asking last night after I reviewed my recent Myers Briggs score. found it interesting that my score came in as ENTJ. But focusing on the Extrovert angle for a second, I began to wonder if you need to be an extrovert to be in social media. Tweet This!

10 Clever Website Error Messages From Creative Companies

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Digg is a social news website that gathers news from across the Internet and compiles it on one website for readers. Since people depend on Digg for a lot of their news, they use this funny message whenever they are down. Well, back in 2009 Google created Google Wave to combine email, instant messaging, wikis, web chat, social networking, and project management. Tumblr. Blippy.

What to make of the new Oracle.

Acquiring Minds

Forums & Wikis - both websites offer robust forums and Wikis - Again a tie. Corporate Podcast Shows - Oracle:8 , SAP:0 - A slam for Oracle Digg-style ranking site - Bonus points for Oracle on creating the Oracle Mix beta site There you have it.even in the online world, Oracle can claim superiority! media wikis You may have caught Kate Maddox of BtoB Online covering the recent Business Marketing Association conference. According to Kate, the candor of Judith Sim, VP-CMO of Oracle, during her keynote at the BMA conference was quite surprising. media.

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

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Lesson #6 Master Wikis. Take for example, their WetPaint wiki for marketing students looking for career guidance. Like Marshall recently mentioned in his post Wikis Are Now Serious Business , Wikis are not just for internal use, but can be used for many things.things like teaching, for example. ReadWriteWeb. RWW Network. ReadWriteWeb. ReadWriteTalk. Last100. About.

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The Ultimate Glossary: 120 Social Media Marketing Terms Explained

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Digg - Digg is a social news website that allows members to submit and vote for articles. Reddit - Reddit is similar to Digg. Wiki - A wiki is a website that allows the easy creation and editing of any number of interlinked web pages via a web browser, allowing for collaboration between users. On the web today, things change fast. We're talking Facebook friends.

B2B marketers are stumbling in the dark

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But one thing does seem annoyingly true of B2B marketing departments compared to their consumer peers: B2B departments dont learn. A new CMO walking into her new job in a B2B company ought to be able to ask for the Book of Learning and be given a big, fat ring binder (or wiki URL). Make sure they capture all lessons and share them.Start a wiki. But there is no such thing. Learn more.

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Intranet Blog :: E-mail fatigue

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Also helping overcome e-mail fatigue at leading organizations are effective policies on e-mail use and the use of social media such as wikis and blogs. If managed properly, the use of social media tools such as blogs and wikis can reduce e-mail volumes by as much as 30%. While blogs, wikis and other social media such as podcasts and social networking sites have taken the intranet by storm, these tools have not found the same level of success on the intranet. recent CIO survey found that only 18% of organizations have deployed blogs, and only 13% have deployed wikis.

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The Ultimate Glossary: 101 Social Media Marketing Terms Explained

Hubspot

Digg - Digg is a social news website that allows members to submit and vote for articles. Newsvine - Newsvine is a social news site similar to Digg in which users submit and vote for stories to be shared and read by other members of the community. Reddit - Reddit is similar to Digg and Newsvine. On the web today, things change fast. An example of this is the Twitter API.

Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity

Michael Cohn supplies an excellent list of “useful and effective tools that will help you create a buzz for your business,&# from social networks and photo-sharing sites to wikis and review sites. Digg this! It’s also frequently written about in popular blogs and online publications, though strangely almost no one uses the term. Or maybe it just hasn’t caught on.

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

Webbiquity

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. Greg Finn introduces a dozen tools and pages to help identify the most influential users to connect with on various social sites including Digg, Reddit, StumbleUpon and Twitter. To help out, Sean Horrigan has compiled this glossary of social media terms from aggregator, blogs and crowdsourcing to thumbstream, widget and wikis. Master List – A Wiki of Social Media Monitoring Solutions. ** 5 stars.

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Ross Mayfield's Weblog: Elevating the Enterprise 2.0 Conversation

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Its time to elevate the conversation beyond features (wiki, blog, RSS, social networking, etc.), put aside the hype and talk about what problems the Enteprise 2.0 Digg This. James Seng on Wiki Universal Edit Button. Mark on Wiki Universal Edit Button. weblivz on Wiki Universal Edit Button. Zbigniew Lukasiak on Wiki + Spreadsheet = SocialCalc. Conversation.

How to Write a Social Media Policy

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Wikis. Digg, StumbleUpon, Reddit, etc.). Digg this! Why is having a social media policy in place so critical? Because virtually 100% of companies are now involved in social media—whether they acknowledge it or not. If no one else is discussing a company, its employees almost certainly are. Or, if that seems overwhelming, use the outline below as a guide. Blogs. Tweet This!

Best Email Marketing Tips, Tactics and Metrics of 2010

Webbiquity

In addition, we can say whatever we want in an e-mail and not get interrupted by someone else’s point of view,&# and suggests using other communications methods such as instant messaging, phone calls, live meetings, web conferences, blogs and wikis in situations where those tools are really more appropriate and effective. Digg this! Avoid mistakes that will cost you readers? Karen J.

Rick Short Explains How to Turn Staff Into Prolific Bloggers

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Blog HubSpot TV Contributors Marketing Kit Internet Marketing Blog The HubSpot Inbound Internet Marketing blog covers all of inbound marketing - SEO, Blogging, Social Media, Landing Pages, Lead Generation and Analytics. Submit guest post ideas to rburnes[at]hubspot[dot]com. Wrong. What made you want to start your first blog? It also delivers our customers a sophisticated source of support. Move on.

Ten social media and technology mega-trends to watch

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The US intelligence community made wikis, documents, and blogs available to analysts across agencies (with appropriate security controls, of course). Digg this! I just read a fascinating (and lengthy!) report from McKinsey on tech-enabled business trends to watch and thought it was important enough to summarize for our community.  Crowd-sourcing moves into the mainstream.

Toward a New Knowledge Society

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Like wikis and collaborative writing â?? Like tagging and Digg andâ?¦ It looks like Web 2.0 Slideshare.net (beta). My Slidespace. Upload. Community. Widgets. Latest. |. Most Viewed. |. Most Embedded. |. Featured. |. Most Favorited. |. Most Downloaded. |. Slidecasts. Uploading. Download not available The user has chosen not to allow download of this file. If you need it badly, send a request on his/her slidespace. All Comments (3). Comments on Slide 1. Favorites (66) -->. Add a comment. « Prev. Next » All comments. Add a comment on Slide 1. Embed Video? Are you human?

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Social Media is Simpler Than You Think

Webbiquity

Social networking sites are among the key tools for social interaction, but such conversations can happen almost anywhere on the social web where people are talking about your brand, asking questions about products or services, or simply discussing what’s happening in your industry, including review sites, blogs, wikis and forums. Digg this! Social Media Demystified. Networking.

Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity

She provides an excellent taxonomy of the social media landscape, categorizing the different types of social media tools into: • Social News Sites (Digg, Reddit, Kirtsy, etc.). Wikis (Wikipedia, hundreds of specific topic-focused wikis). Digg this! Don’t automatically assume they use the most popular social networks. Instead, they want to connect. Blogs. Amen!).

Study shows Twitter users are powerful consumers

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– Daily Twitter users are 6 times more likely to publish articles, five times more likely to post blogs, seven times more likely to post to Wikis and three times more likely to post product reviews at least monthly compared to non-Twitter users. Digg this! – 23 percent of online consumers read Twitter updates at least monthly. Intuitively, these finding make sense to me. 

Content Curation in B2B Marketing

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It’s already happened in the consumer world: Sites like Digg (social curation) which have little or no original content have become key resources for information. Business buyers typically seek additional information and resources for information on business products and services. Pure content creation is demanding. Pure automation of content aggregation doesn’t foster interaction.

Social Media: Not Just for Kids – Arm Yourself for the C-Suite Discussion

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Wikis: developerWorks. Wall Street Journal –Blogs: 30 blogs –Twitter: Hot news –LinkedIn: Company profile –Facebook: Fan page, cross-posts with Digg. Other Twitter Topics:     The Graying of Facebook      Multiple Account Layering Strategy       More Analytics       Email The Scoopdog Team. Benchmarking the Staggering Volume. Remember, the numbers are going up daily.  LinkedIn: Yes.

Chuck's Blog: Why Supporting Knowledge Workers Is Hard For IT

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Its almost impossible and self-defeating to charge back for accessing the corporate intranet portal, or using enterprise search, or a wiki platform. blogs, wikis, IM, etc.) Digg This. Chucks Blog. « A Pretty Good Discussion -- ON Magazine | Main. Storage Virtualization and Data Migration » June 10, 2008. Why Supporting Knowledge Workers Is Hard For IT. They use it.

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy

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Here are some random thoughts from a collection of these experiences and feedback from conference speeches: 1) Features are NOT user experiences: Warning…if you ask someone about desired user experience and they say wiki or forum, you have work to do. So, don’t get paralyzed by the cross group challenges - move it forward and determine where the opportunities to improve customer experience are for what “you control&# and drive progress there - then fan out with your early successes. 4) None of the following are community platforms: Wikis, Blogs or Forums. About.

Social media was the engine for America’s Tea Party “revolution”

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Wikis. As the movement grew, organizers established wikis to provide protest advice and organizing techniques. Digg this! It’s Election Day here in the United States and we appear to be on the brink of a significant social change.  Many are pointing to the role of social media channels in spreading this movement.  Social networking. Twitter. The social media revolution?

Using ALL the Tools of Social Media Optimization

WebMarketCentral

Social Bookmarking Sites like Digg , del.icio.us , StumbleUpon , Mixx and Searchles are great places to spread the word about your own thought leadership content as well as, and even more importantly, positive coverage your company gets from other bloggers, journalists or analysts. Wikis A wiki is another place to share your knowledge of a particular topic with a community or the world.

An Open Letter to Jimmy Wales

Webbiquity

Any editor who isn’t embarrassed by the Anvil Media – Attensa Wiki-gate fiasco should be permanently banned. Digg this! Hi Jimmy. Got your fundraising appeal for Wikipedia. Let me start by saying I’m a huge fan of Wikipedia; it is a truly amazing tool and a tremendous accomplishment. It’s a phenomenally time-saving research tool. believe in what you are doing, I’ve contributed financially in the past, and I’d love to do so again. However, a few changes really need to be made. Call off the dogs. The Wikipedia cabal. The Priesthood. No one does.

The 5 Best Social Media Sites for Small Businesses

WebMarketCentral

Tip: Before you go bounding for the world's largest wiki and adding a link to your business, start an account with the site and become active for a few weeks. Wetpaint – Wikipedia isn't the only wiki on the map. With Wetpaint, you can create your company's own wiki for free. With so many sites to choose from, however, one can easily become overwhelmed. And so on.

Research shows fastest-growing businesses pile on to the social web

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Adoption curves for social media technologies vary –  Interestingly, while social networking and blogging have enjoyed growth in actual adoption, the use of message boards, online video, wikis and podcasting has leveled off or even declined. Digg this! 500, a list of the fastest-growing private U.S. companies.  . Interesting! . And a walloping 91 percent of the Inc. Tweet This!

Demand Generation Vendors Offer Few Social Media Applications

Customer Experience Matrix

It lets marketers or sales people specify companies and individuals to monitor, and then scans media including social networks (LinkedIn, Facebook), public forums (blogs, wikis, Diggs, Twitter), paid sources (D&B, Zoom, Jigsaw,) and Web pages for information about those entities. Summary: marketing vendors offer several types of social media applications. But none truly automates social media management, which is what's ultimately needed. Social media is this month’s Trend of the Year. Here’s a quick and surely incomplete run-down of those I’ve seen recently.

Social Media Marketing Strategies for 2010

Webbiquity

However, close behind, vendors are the third-most sought source of information; blogs and Twitter are again the preferred platform, with wikis being the least popular. Digg this! Marketing Sherpa last week released its 2010 Social Media Marketing Benchmark report. Though the full report runs $400, much interesting data can be gleaned from the free executive summary. The lessons?

BMJ blogs " Blog Archive " Richard Smith: Get with Web 2.0 or become yesterday's person

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RSS feeds, blogs, wikis, podcasts, social networking sites, mash up technology, etcâ??but Search the BMJ. BMJ Journals. BMJ Careers. BMJ Learning. BMJ Knowledge. BMJ Group. BMJ Group blogs. Search BMJ blog: You dont need to be signed in to read BMJ Group Blogs, but you can register here to receive updates about other BMJ Group products and services via our Group site. Subscribe to the BMJ blog feed here. Either copy this feed address and paste it into your news reader software or click the relevant one-click subscription button: Feed URL: One click: Close. person. Web 2.0â??the m 56)â??that

How To Create A Know-It-All Company - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership

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Comments Digg This. Digg This. Blogs and Wikis in the Business World. ); ); ); } document.write( ); if (document.getElementById(dclk1231)) { document.getElementById(dclk1231).src src = [link]. }. White Papers |. Blogs |. Video |. Webcasts |. Podcasts |. Events |. Solution Centers |. Newsletters |. RSS Feeds. How-To. Advice & Opinion. Research & Analysis. Careers. Topics. Infrastructure Applications Development Architecture. Personal IT Organization Enterprise Partner/Vendor. « Virtualization. VMware, MS Battle Over Virtualization Management. TECHNOLOGY. Network.

Best of 2008: Social Media Optimization, Part 1

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How can you maximize your results through social bookmarking sites like Digg? More Business Social Media Sites You May Not Know About by The Caffeinated Blog In this follow-up to her original post on 5 Business Social Media Sites You May Not Know About , Kari Rippetoe reviews five more business-oriented social media sites including wiki site Smallbusiness.com and local business site Briz.

High Points on the Social Media Landscape

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Site Alexa Rank (March 2009) Compete Traffic (February 2009) Compete 1-Year Traffic Change Google Pagerank Digg 243 33,433,760 +51.2 8 Reddit 3,777 4,908,990 +114.6% 8 StumbleUpon 832 4,418,609 +38.6% 8 Delicious 2,735 1,623,083 +2,176.8% 8 Propeller 3,340 1,164,549 -12.1% 8 Mixx 589 879,108 +341.2% 8 Furl 19,326 164,949 +10.7% 7 Searchles 39,385 67,406 +25.7% 5 Blog Tracking Sites where you can promote a blog, search blogs for specific topics, evaluate the popularity of various blogs and track selected blogs. These sites use the insidious "nofollow" tag, so they have no SEO value.