Archive | August, 2010

Business partners tell IBM they want social media education – DMNews

Nearly three-quarters (74%) of IBM’s business partners told the company they realize the number of social media outlets is growing, precipitating the need for them to increase their educational scope in that area. The companies told IBM they are seeking training on specific social media tools, like RSS, Facebook, Twitter, wikis, videos and setting up […]

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TouchGraph | Products: Google Browser

Products: TouchGraph Google Browser Use this free Java application to explore the connections between related websites. Try it now! Enter keywords or a URL, and click ‘Graph it!’ See Getting Started below for more details. via touchgraph.com This could be a gloriously irrelevant toy or a hugely useful tool. I’ve only just come across it […]

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PR? Essential? Blogs? From a Ragan tweet to a Cooper post via good old-fashioned email.

Today I saw an interesting tweet from Mark Ragan of Ragan Communications. He pointed to a list of ’25 Essential PR Blogs’. This piqued my interest for a number of reasons. Firstly, I have a bit of form when it comes to lists of PR blogs. I used to curate the PR Friendly Index, in […]

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TWEEFIND – Twitter Search By User Rank

via tweefind.com I’ve been using this quite a lot recently. It’s not a problem looking for people who are talking about an issue on Twitter, but it is a problem that Twitter is so fast moving, and the people you find today might not be there tomorrow. Likewise, it’s not a problem finding people who […]

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RowFeeder “Excels” at Social Media Keyword Monitoring

RowFeeder is designed to bring social media analysis into the familiar spreadsheet workflow. It tracks keywords on Twitter and Facebook, aggregating the matching posts and related data. Results are then made available for the user to download in raw format, as a rich Excel report with pre-populated graphs, or in real-time using Google docs spreadsheets. […]

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5 not-so-easy steps to managing your brand online | VentureBeat

Social media is deceptive. It appears easy, free and yours to own simply for the price of admission and engagement. If this post were to live up to an alternate headline, say the “5 Easy Steps to Managing Your Brand Online,” the list might look a bit like this: Monitor and listen to conversations related […]

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HP Blogs – What makes a tweet influential? New HP Labs social… – The HP Blog Hub

How is it that certain topics manage to get more attention than others, thus “bubbling to the top” and changing the agenda of an online community?   Today, Dr. Bernardo A. Huberman, the director of HP Labs’ Social Computing Lab, released research on the nature of user influence on social media networks such as Twitter. After analyzing 22 million […]

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Twinfluence – Twitter Influence Analyzer

twInfluence is a simple tool for measuring the combined influence of twitterers and their followers, with a few social network statistics thrown in as bonus. We know that “A-List” Twitterers like Scoble, LeoLaporte, and BarackObama have a lot of influence on Twitter, because they have tens of thousands of followers. However, social network analysis teaches […]

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15 Excellent Corporate Blogs to Learn From : Technology :: American Express OPEN Forum

Although the act of creating blog posts can be quite simple, forethought and planning must first go into the creation of a corporate blog in order to keep the processes running smoothly, especially if multiple bloggers are involved. We recently outlined 10 tips for corporate blogging for businesses hoping to focus on key elements of […]

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