Archive: March, 2012

Social network for small businesses focuses on referrals

Social network for small businesses focuses on referrals

Manta, which claims about 30 million monthly visitors, adds features for creating social connections and collecting customer recommendations.

The Evolution Of The Online Social Network

The Evolution Of The Online Social Network

Any readers out there old enough to remember Bulletin Board System? Or CompuServe? What about when ICQ was The Way in which everybody chatted amongst each other? Xanga was there for a minute, wasn’t it? The long and strange journey through Friendster to Myspace to Facebook to the next heir apparent, Pinterest, has been a [...]

Social networks playing bigger role in job hunts

Social networks playing bigger role in job hunts

Job searches in 2012 are significantly different than just a few years ago. One of the main differences is that many job searchers are using social networks more than ever before.

10 Best Beer Apps for St. Patrick’s Day

10 Best Beer Apps for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the wee bend. If you’re preparing your belly for beer, check out our mobile app picks for all things hop-related.

Social Networking Apps Dominate Enterprise Web 2.0 Use

Social Networking Apps Dominate Enterprise Web 2.0 Use

Report from Zscaler ThreatLabZ shows that social networking apps account for majority of Web 2.0 transactions. While Facebook is still on top, its usage dropped in 2011 among enterprise users.

The social intranet in Russia

The social intranet in Russia

Not unlike the great literature and poetry of some of the Russian greats such as Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy and Pushkin, the Russian intranets also show great potential.

Consumerization of IT: The Social Networking Problem

Consumerization of IT: The Social Networking Problem

Social tools debuting at the enterprise level face many pitfalls that can derail even the best laid plans.

How social business will transform B2B Sales & Marketing

How social business will transform B2B Sales & Marketing

Client work for B2B and B2C organizations has me reviewing thousands of conversations in social venues every month, and it’s becoming increasingly obvious that much of Sales and Marketing as we know them is significantly out of alignment with B2B clients.

European social media platforms for multinational SEO

European social media platforms for multinational SEO

We’re all aware of the benefits social media offers multinational companies to attract new international clients, increase brand awareness in a new market and even reinforce existing customer loyalty.

The best social sharing tools?

The best social sharing tools?

Social Sharing tools are the technology behind embedding of buttons and other widgets onto your website to encourage social sharing, recommending or bookmarking within your site and blog.

New global social media research

New global social media research

The Global Web Index is one of the best sources charting the adoption of new technology. We’ve been following it since it started.

Social Network Analysis 101

Social Network Analysis 101

To understand social network analysis (SNA), you must understand what a social network is, and what a social graph is. Simply put, SNA is the analysis of social networks and a social network is just a network of entities that are connected by the relationship among the entities.