Archive: January, 2012

The new rules of business schmooze

The new rules of business schmooze

Networking is increasingly being promoted as both a business and personal social skill. There’s no doubt both social media networking and face-to-face networking have become a fundamental part of the modern careers landscape.

Realizing social business: Enterprise 2.0 success stories

Realizing social business: Enterprise 2.0 success stories

Social business is proving to be a strategic win inside the enterprise firewall. Dion Hinchcliffe highlights some success stories from the trenches.

Twitter can now block tweets in specific countries

Twitter can now block tweets in specific countries

The messages would be visible elsewhere in the world and the removal would be clearly marked, Twitter said

Stone Age Social Networks May Have Resembled Ours

Stone Age Social Networks May Have Resembled Ours

If you ever sit back and wonder what it might have been like to live in the late Pleistocene, you’re not alone. That’s right about when humans emerged from a severe population bottleneck and began to expand globally.

The Power of Social Networking

The Power of Social Networking

For small business owners, it’s important to understand the power of social networking. Studies have proven that over 25% of the time that people spend online, they are using social networks.

Enterprise 2.0 Payoffs: Sales, Innovation, Knowledge Sharing

Enterprise 2.0 Payoffs: Sales, Innovation, Knowledge Sharing

AIIM reports by Enterprise 2.0 champion Andrew McAfee show specific gains from social networking inside the corporation.

World Map Of Social Networks

World Map Of Social Networks

Vincos is out with its updated world map of social networks, which shows the most popular social nets by country.

FBI plans social network map alert mash-up application

FBI plans social network map alert mash-up application

The FBI is seeking to develop an early-warning system based on material “scraped” from social networks.

11 Vital Mobile Apps for Entrepreneurs

11 Vital Mobile Apps for Entrepreneurs

Today, mobile apps enable a business owner to manage his entire operation from the palm of his hand. They also allow consumers to interact, communicate and purchase products with ease, something app developers should certainly take note of when developing around trends and needs.

10 Tips for Building a Strong Online Community Around Your Startup

10 Tips for Building a Strong Online Community Around Your Startup

Building a community around your startup can be one of the cheapest ways to create momentum for your product. A community is much more than a one-time marketing campaign, and can help you throughout your company’s life cycle if you take the time to grow it right.

Pope blesses online social networks

Pope blesses online social networks

Pontiff says online social networks can help people find answers to life, but urges relentless chatter to be balanced with silence.

A social network for teens on the autism spectrum

A social network for teens on the autism spectrum

Squag is a social application customized for teenagers and tweens on the autism spectrum to help them connect with their parents and with one another.