Category: Web 2.0

Build a private social network that employees will actually use

Build a private social network that employees will actually use

NASA could land humans on the moon and put exploratory rovers on Mars, but in the last three years, the agency just couldn’t find a way to build an internal social network that would encourage its employees to collaborate.

What Next, #Intranet Manager?

What Next, #Intranet Manager?

Great intranet managers will have significant, valuable skills and experiences at their disposal. One career path opportunity is to specialise still further and look for opportunities in information architecture, user experience management or the specific content management system you’re using.

How To Choose ‘Advanced’ Data Visualization Tools

How To Choose ‘Advanced’ Data Visualization Tools

Big data and analytical capabilities are the latest coveted features in a fast-growing market for charts, maps, and other ways to visually sort through data for insight.

Digg Is Being Rebuilt From Scratch And Needs Your Help

Digg Is Being Rebuilt From Scratch And Needs Your Help

More than a week after news surfaced that the once popular site Digg was purchased for $500,000 by Betaworks, its new parent company said it will be rebuilding it from scratch in the next six weeks. And it wants your help.

How Your Twitter Addiction Could Save Your Social Life

How Your Twitter Addiction Could Save Your Social Life

There has been plenty of talk in recent years about all of the terrible effects that social networks—Twitter, Myspace and especiallyFacebook—have had on our lives.

Social Media Marketing Tips – Social Network Tips & Tricks

Social Media Marketing Tips – Social Network Tips & Tricks

Don’t let the results you see from your social media marketing campaign discourage you from working on it even more. Social media is something that takes much time and effort, something you should be willing to invest. Let these tips serve as a little guide to help you do social media marketing better.

5 Insights into Global Social Media in 2012 (Infographic)

5 Insights into Global Social Media in 2012 (Infographic)

Social media is emerging from its adolescent phase and is rapidly maturing.

IBM unveils new Intranet Experience Suite

IBM unveils new Intranet Experience Suite

The new software brings together the power of social networking, analytics and mobile computing to front office operations and externally to clients

Social Media Marketing: For Commerce or Community?

Social Media Marketing: For Commerce or Community?

Why doesn’t social commerce work? Theories abound. Among the most popular are “People use social sites to communicate, not to shop,” and “People don’t want to use their credit cards on a social network.”

Synchronizing Social Traffic Signals

Synchronizing Social Traffic Signals

“It’s very important that businesses make it ridiculously easy for visitors to their website, blog or social channels to connect with [their] business across all online outlets, and also to share content with their networks,” said Melissa Ruggles, social media manager with Splash Media.

90% of Marketers Using Social Media But Are They Using It Well?

90% of Marketers Using Social Media But Are They Using It Well?

If growth in social networks is measured by the total number of users could it be that we are close to being as far we can go?

Growing Social Networks for Business: 3 Essential Lessons

Growing Social Networks for Business: 3 Essential Lessons

A lot of businesses, large and small, consumer and B2B focused, are grappling with how the social web will be a tool for their business.