Tag: web 2.0 trends

Social Analytics Isn’t Just For Social Networks

Social Analytics Isn’t Just For Social Networks

Broadly applied across all company functions, social analytics can focus attention on the most pressing internal performance issues.

You Absolutely Need Social Media in Crowdfunding

You Absolutely Need Social Media in Crowdfunding

Chances are if you’re crowdfunding, it’s because you don’t have that kind of money to play spendthrift with. With social networking, the campaign itself becomes the cocktail party; the pitch video is your opening speech; your perks the hors d’oeuvres; an email blast, a few Tweets throughout the day.

Top 5 Apps Your Kids Will Love This Week

Top 5 Apps Your Kids Will Love This Week

The folks at Children’s Technology Review shared with us these five top apps from their comprehensive monthly database of kid-tested reviews. The site covers everything from math and counting to reading and phonics.

5 Money-Saving Tools, Apps and Websites for Holiday Shopping

5 Money-Saving Tools, Apps and Websites for Holiday Shopping

Everyone loves a good bargain — and when you have a long list of people to buy gifts for this holiday season, it’ll feel even more rewarding to nab those amazing deals.

How social data is changing the way we do business

How social data is changing the way we do business

The vast global firehose of social media today, combined with the emerging big data revolution, is now helping organizations accomplish things that were previously prohibitively expensive or even impossible.

Beware the tweeting crowds

Beware the tweeting crowds

IF YOU think money can’t buy you friends, think again. In the online world, it’s possible to purchase a crowd of fans. One thousand cost only $18 on average, according to estimates by Barracuda Networks, a network security company. Yet these friends won’t meet you for drinks after work. In fact, they don’t even exist. They are pixels on a screen.

What Enterprise Social Networks Lack: Purpose

What Enterprise Social Networks Lack: Purpose

Communities based on shared interests are fine for consumer social networks. At work, only a community of purpose is worth our time.

What is the Role of HR in Enterprise 2.0?

What is the Role of HR in Enterprise 2.0?

Social media has proved pretty effective at changing the world and how we communicate with one another. It is also slowly changing our organisations, and as with any organisation, HR is right in the middle of the change.

INFOGRAPHIC: The Social Media Landscape

INFOGRAPHIC: The Social Media Landscape

A few major social media websites, like MySpace andFacebook, have changed the way that people use the Internet and conduct business.

Analytics could save social networks as marketing tool

Analytics could save social networks as marketing tool

To tweet or not to tweet? If you do, analytics could help refine your social media marketing strategies

Tweets and Facebook updates are valuable to more than social networks

Tweets and Facebook updates are valuable to more than social networks

Facebook, Twitter and other popular online services remain free for millions of users because the social networks are able to spin status updates and tweets into advertising and related revenue.

Social Media and the Future of Business

Social Media and the Future of Business

Social media has changed the way we interact, the way we think, the way we learn about and perceive the world. It’s only natural that social media has also changed the way business is done.