We are often asked to do seminars for clients were we provide a sort of “social media 101” aimed at giving them a foothold in the topic. As part of a recent upcoming session, we were also asked to provide an article for their newsletter. Below is an excerpt that I thought was worth repeating. [...]
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Technorati’s State of the Blogosphere 2008 is out and one of our best insights into this now mainstream communication method. It’s very comprehensive, however, I think this one quote wraps it all up.
“The word blog is irrelevant, what’s important is that it is now common, and will soon be expected, that every intelligent person (and quite a few unintelligent [...]
I don’t write about tools often as there are plenty that do and it’s not my focus. But Zemanta, a plug-in that allows you to “dress up” blog posts is a favourite. Today they announced their next release which promises “Zemanta is now personal.”
I have been using Zemanta for virtually every post in this blog [...]
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Lots of chatter out there about Google Chrome, the integration of social functionality into the desktop, the rebirth of the “network as the computer” movement and so on. The tectonic shifts in what we compute, how and why continue.
While the elephants like Google and Facebook play I wonder what [...]
Google Apps has upped the ante for on-line work oriented collaboration suites. Replacing the intranet [in my mind], they have just added video to the package, now allowing companies to share e-mail, chat, office documents and now YouTube style, in-house videos.
It’s easy to imagine how this sort of thing might be handy for sharing information [...]
Once in a while, Pat gives me the keys to the blog. So, I thought I’d take the opportunity to let you know about our Monster Social Media List.
Everybody loves lists. We love looking at them, sometimes being on them, sometimes appreciating when we’re not on the list.
Tons of people create them, especially in [...]
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CNN recently announced it would allow people to use their videos in other sites in an attempt to have some of these videos go viral. It’s amazing to me that one little code change and all of a sudden a giant and ever expanding video vault is now out in the open.