Tag: enterprise 2.0 software

Data, Not Ads, Will Make Social Networks Profitable

Data, Not Ads, Will Make Social Networks Profitable

We’ve been watching lately as the major social networks go through growing pains of one sort or another as they all struggle to find ways to translate their massive popularity into financial success.

Socialize: Comparing enterprise social software vendors

Socialize: Comparing enterprise social software vendors

Is your company ready to socialize? Enterprise social software vendors like Yammer, Jive and SocialText have helped transform some businesses, cutting down on miscommunication while flattening organizational charts.

Why Your Intranet is Not Strategic

Why Your Intranet is Not Strategic

There has been a lot of talk about the strategic value of intranets within an organization. In May of last year, Gerry McGovern wrote an excellent post explaining why he feels the intranet is crucial to how an organization gets work done.

How to Ditch Your Landline

How to Ditch Your Landline

Since the beginning of time — or what feels like it — we’ve been chained to our homes and desks by landlines. Ten years ago, landlines were the main vehicle of communication, used to run a business or keep in touch with family.

What are your options for implementing a social intranet?

What are your options for implementing a social intranet?

Going social with your intranet could add significant value to your business, but what are your options for implementation?

Pinning your marketing hopes on social media

Pinning your marketing hopes on social media

Keeping up with social media trends is no easy task. New networks are launched with alarming regularity and backing the wrong horse can be commercial, and credibility, suicide. With that in mind, what site is going to be the next big thing?

Relationships and social networks influence weight gain

Relationships and social networks influence weight gain

Weight loss products, plans and programs are a multi-billion dollar business. The cover of every woman’s magazine at the supermarket check-out headlines at least one breakthrough finding for how to lose those extra pounds – along with a photo of some irresistible dessert and page number where we can find the recipe.

25% online time spent on social networks, 4 out of 5 Indians use Facebook

25% online time spent on social networks, 4 out of 5 Indians use Facebook

Analysis of the top online activities in India found that social networking accounted for 25.2 percent of all time spent online in June, an increase of 0.8 percentage points from the previous year, as social media continues to be a primary driver of people’s daily digital media consumption.

Emergency Preparedness on your Social Intranet

Emergency Preparedness on your Social Intranet

Here are three ways to use your social intranet in the event of a workplace emergency.

Are You Missing Out On An Internal Social Network?

Are You Missing Out On An Internal Social Network?

Your company has a Facebook Page, you’re active on Twitter, and employees are posting status updates about discounts on LinkedIn – Congratulations!

Whoa, Meta: Infographic Shows How Infographics Are Shared On Social Networks

Whoa, Meta: Infographic Shows How Infographics Are Shared On Social Networks

Let’s face it: infographics are a dime a dozen these days. In a typical day of internet scouring, you’re likely to see various infographics covering a plethora of topics – from Facebook to football, from sex to sedentary lifestyles. You get the picture.

How Nonprofits are Succeeding with Social Media

How Nonprofits are Succeeding with Social Media

As social media networks began to shed their limited niche appeal and were embraced by the general public, many businesses began to take note and quickly followed suit, using the sites as an effective networking and marketing tool. But for-profit corporations and businesses aren’t the only ones who realized the marketing potential of social media.