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Social Media Quote – Alistair Rennie

Social Media Quote – Alistair Rennie

Social media quote – Rennie ‘What is a social business? It’s an organization that integrates social technologies with critical business processes to improve the productivity of its workforce and create exceptional customer service.’ Alistair Rennie, General Manager, Social Business, IBM   Alistair Rennie makes two very important points in regards to social media and business; two points that […]

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PRIZE4LIFE – AN EXAMPLE OF THE POWER OF CROWD SMARTS

PRIZE4LIFE – AN EXAMPLE OF THE POWER OF CROWD SMARTS

PRIZE4LIFE – AN EXAMPLE OF THE POWER OF CROWD SMARTS Prize4Life, a non-profit organization that focuses on accelerating the discovery of treatments and cures for ALS – Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disease also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease – is the subject of a successful social media case study. In 2006, the organization leveraged […]

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HOOTSUITE; WHAT, WHO AND WHY?

HOOTSUITE; WHAT, WHO AND WHY?

HOOTSUITE; WHAT, WHO AND WHY?   Facebook. Twitter. LinkedIn. That is all we keep hearing about. But social media is much more. A plethora of tools awaits the entrepreneurial mind who seeks to take advantage of the many business opportunities social media provides. HootSuite is one amongst these key social media tools, although probably less […]

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HOW TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO ENHANCE INTERNAL COLLABORATION – CASE STUDIES

HOW TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO ENHANCE INTERNAL COLLABORATION – CASE STUDIES

HOW TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO ENHANCE INTERNAL COLLABORATION – CASE STUDIES   How can social media tools help an organization’s internal collaboration? Three examples of three different companies, using three different social media platforms, provide good case studies to illustrate how social media can enhance internal collaboration.   Pbworks What is Pbworks? Pbworks is […]

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Social media quote – 14

Social media quote – 14

Social media quote – 14 “Conventional marketing wisdom long held that a dissatisfied customer tells ten people. But…in the new age of social media, he or she has the tools to tell ten million.” Paul Gillin, author of The New Influencers This sentence illustrates the core of social media’s power: its snowball effect. A message […]

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Social media quote – 13

Social media quote – 13

Social media quote – 13   ‘Most people do not listen with the intent to understand, they listen with the intent to reply’ Stephen Covey, The 7 habits of highly effective people: powerful lessons in personal change This very interesting quote was also used by Starr Hall in her TED conference entitled ‘Social media for […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA QUOTE -10

SOCIAL MEDIA QUOTE -10

SOCIAL MEDIA QUOTE – 10 ‘I realize there are a lot of reasons why people don’t spend the time on social media even though they know they should. There are also plenty of reasons why people don’t work out, quit smoking or stop eating too much. You know, reasons like: I’m too busy with more important stuff, I […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCE CONFERENCE – 13TH JUNE 2013

SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCE CONFERENCE – 13TH JUNE 2013

SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCE CONFERENCE – 13TH JUNE 2013   Social media has gone from a simple way to connect with others to a full-fledged strategic resource for business. On the 13th of June 2013, the Cavendish Conference Centre in London will host ‘Social Media Influence’, a dynamic one-day conference to discuss this further with some […]

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Web summit 2013: Crowd funding

Web summit 2013: Crowd funding

Web summit 2013: Crowd funding   The 2013 Web Summit that recently took place on the 1st of March in London was a great channel for the growing importance of crowd funding, which it put forward through one of its key panels. Crowd funding refers to the collective cooperation of individuals who each make a […]

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Why is social media important for your business?

Why is social media important for your business?

Why is social media important for your business?   With the constant expansion of social technology; more and more companies are making use of the business potential it provides. Some industries, however, remain behind. As a study conducted in 2012 by MIT, in collaboration with Deloitte (MIT/Deloitte), finds; entertainment, media and publishing as well as […]

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