With the announcement that Facebook (FB) are launching an app store, it has become vividly apparent, in my opinion, that [...]
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‘Openness’ is a topic that is increasingly being talked about. From reading and listening to the discussion, it is clear there is no consistent definition of what Open is. However…
Google Reader is an excellent tool for sharing content and also for following content shared by others. In this post you can view…
You all know the saying “keep your friends close but keep your enemies closer”. This post is framed around that saying, all be it “Enemies” is probably a bit too strong a word.
What has been our biggest learning in our attempts to drive adoption of Social Media inside the corporation? Without a doubt, it has been the realisation that Social Media is about People, not about tools. To help us we have adopted the POST methodology which we found in the excellent book, Groundswell.
The community I am talking about is exactly what you know it is – a group of people connected by many virtues such as their physical location, their interests, their religion, their shared experience. You are no doubt part of many communities – your local GAA club, a business networking group, or maybe a worldwide group of Paddy Reillys.
I follow as many blogs, Twitter feeds, and other information sources as many of you do. Probably too much (the excuse of ‘learning’ is a wonderful distraction). And I have noticed how much reference is given today to social media, particularly in relation to marketing.
I found this counter through @cindyking and @shanegibson on Twitter. It was developed by Gary Hayes, and really gives you a good idea of the minute by minute growth