Tag: intranet

Why Networking Success May Be All in the (Business) Cards

Why Networking Success May Be All in the (Business) Cards

Nothing beats face-to-face networking when it comes to driving new revenue, small business owners say. Online social networks don’t hold a candle to in-person efforts when it comes to making the cash register sing, a new survey shows.

Infographic: Which social networks increase sales for retailers?

Infographic: Which social networks increase sales for retailers?

Research into social media and retail has shown that Facebook dominates in socially driven shopping, while Pinterest drives the highest average order value.

Social Collaboration Tools Can Make Your Business More Efficient

Social Collaboration Tools Can Make Your Business More Efficient

We’ve seen a significant increase in contingent workers since the Great Recession; technology is one of the reasons this growth is possible. Employees no longer have to be in the same location to feel connected. Technology can help us feel a part of a team even if we’re thousands of miles away.

Student Life: Student’s guide to social media

Student Life: Student’s guide to social media

Students can use Facebook and Twitter to enhance their university experiences as well as their job prospects. Lianne Froggatt explains how, and the common pitfalls to avoid.

10 serious mistakes companies make with SharePoint

10 serious mistakes companies make with SharePoint

There are many challenges to implementing SharePoint, both seen and unseen. As a result there are plenty of pitfalls and traps to fall into, and it is very challenging to pick just 10 mistakes. Poor governance, not having an intranet strategy, or not having an intranet committee are traditional mistakes, but hopefully there is more awareness about these issues now.

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.

Wave 6 Report: Users Spent More Time On Social Networking

Wave 6 Report: Users Spent More Time On Social Networking

UM EMEA research team has conducted Wave 6 – a global social media study. From 2006, UM has embarked on this journey to measure the scale and impact of social media across the globe. The latest one studies the social behavior in 62 countries with 42K respondents i.e. active internet users.

Social media changing convention coverage

Social media changing convention coverage

On the surface, television networks will cover the upcoming Republican and Democratic national conventions much like they have the past few election cycles — generally an hour each night on the big broadcasters, more or less full time with the cable news networks.

Why Build a Social Intranet?

Why Build a Social Intranet?

All organisations have IT systems in place. Most of these have grown organically over a number of years, through many budget cycles, through management impetus and short term requirements.

Weird and Wacky Intranet Contests

Weird and Wacky Intranet Contests

“Weird and wacky” covers whatever is unusual, funny, or strange. These contests will help increase activity in your intranet, provide opportunities for staff to know each other better, and relieve office stress.

Britons ‘obsessed with their looks on Facebook’

Britons ‘obsessed with their looks on Facebook’

The majority of Britons care more about looking good on social networks, such as Facebook, rather than seeming intelligent according to a new study.

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.