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The continuing devaluation of LinkedIn connections

Ross Dawson

How many LinkedIn requests are you getting? LinkedIn reached 100 million users in March. It consistently grew in size and user value over the years, however now that everyone is piling on to the LinkedIn bandwagon, the value of LinkedIn personal connections and networks are decreasing at what seems like an accelerating pace.

LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

I do a lot of presentations where one of the topics is how to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. In most cases, I will ask for a show of hands: How many of you have a LinkedIn Account? How many of you actively use LinkedIn? can't remember how I could get things done without LinkedIn.

Getting More Value from Your Social Media

Kevin Wheeler

Organizations are creating Facebook fan pages, LinkedIn groups and so on with little understanding of their goals for doing so.  Many organizations have a Twitter account, a Facebook fan page, a LinkedIn page and perhaps other social media vehicles as well. Number converted to hires. Join us. Posting tweet.

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Sense-making with PKM

Harold Jarche

LinkedIn. Note: This is a revised HTML version of previous PDF’s posted on the site , which should make it easier for sharing. Categorize.

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Pre-network with LinkedIn

Tony Karrer

choose people with names that are a bit more unique so that it will be more likely to find them on LinkedIn. look to find 5-8 people.

Where’s your data?

Harold Jarche

LinkedIn: contact information copied to Hard Drive. Facebook: no backup, but nothing worth losing, IMO. Delicious: OPML file downloaded monthly.

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Twitter TechSmith LinkedIn Learning Strategy

Tony Karrer

Hot List - May 8, 2009 to May 15, 2009 Once again, used eLearning Learning to generate a list of the best from last week. Tools - Don't Waste Your Time , May 10, 2009 The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

LearnTrends 2009 – Free Online Conference

Tony Karrer

I'll also be providing details shortly about the LearnTrends Innovation Awards 2009. Put a comment in a discussion group or LinkedIn group.

LinkedIn - Prospecting No - Conversation Yes

Tony Karrer

went through examples similar to LinkedIn for Finding Expertise and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers to show the basics of how LinkedIn works. also discussed being more or less open as a LinkedIn Networker: My LinkedIn Open Connection Approach. Let's compare that to LinkedIn. eLearning Technology.

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet I Know It When I See It by Andrew McAfee on January 27, 2009 More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 Saqib Ali January 27, 2009 at 4:30 pm Excellent blog post Prof.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

We won't hear much this year, but in 2009, this will be something you'll hear in a big way. expect this to gather speed in 2009. world.

2009 Top Posts and Topics

Tony Karrer

It’s interesting at the end of the year to go back through blog posts to see what my Best of 2009 is. I’ll also do a post similar to my post last year 2008 2009 that will look at my 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009. But for now, let me just focus on my Best of 2009. eLearning Technology.

Linkedin Poll

Nigel Paine

The Question: What do you look for when deciding upon a first class graduate career?

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

And as part of this, I’ve been taking advantage of: 2009 Predictions How Did I Do? 2009 Top Posts and Topics , Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009 and just running through my blog posts for the year. 2009 has continued that effort. I’m convinced that we are all struggling to have our Work Skills Keep Up. Work Event?

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 100 eLearning Items - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2009 Interesting that my own post got the top spot. My top ten tips for getting started with eLearning: - Ignatia Webs , April 6, 2009 It ain’t always easy to dive into eLearning. The Power of a Network in Action - Engaged Learning , April 1, 2009 Remember this? Web 2.0

eLearning Portal Integration

Tony Karrer

LinkedIn: SumTotal's LinkedIn API integration will allow employees to maintain their Portable Career Profile in LinkedIn, and then make this information available through SumTotal's ResultsOnDemand Performance application. I've had a similar discussion several times over the past few months. In the post What Goes in the LMS?

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eLearning Learning – March 1 – 15 2009

Tony Karrer

Adult Learning in the Workplace – Research Findings Top Keywords PKM eLearning Tools Informal Learning Swish Adobe Captivate Twitter LinkedIn Tools Harbinger Adobe Google Articulate Microsoft eLearning Technology. Here are the top items via eLearning Learning. Browse eLearning Content

Reflecting on the first half of 2009

Jay Cross

It’s making me dizzy. I’m going to reflect on what I’ve been up to in 2009 thus far. Winter 2009. Spring 2009. Linkedin /jaycross. Gave opening keynote at IADIS eLearning 2009 on Rethinking Instructional Design in Carvoeiro, Algarve, Portugal. My new car is one year old! How did that happen?

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Selling Learning Communities – Not Everyone Will or Wants a Group Hug

Tony Karrer

You can find the LearnTrends 2009 Recording including Jack’s presentation. A few follow-up thoughts. Everything sounds obvious when he says it.

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Dion Hinchcliffe declared 2009 - The year of the shift to Enterprise 2.0. and eLearning 2.0 adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0 Web 2.0

Social Net-Work-Life Balance

Dan Pontefract

There is a very discrete line between Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn connections. Immediate family members were removed.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The core purpose of Drupal is to facilitate the creation and management of communities online (Drupal, 2009), including communities of practice of the sort that typify such cases as Company Command. Elgg, 2009) Systems such as Elgg therefore combine the functions of content management and social networking. 2009). 2009).

Online Coaching

Tony Karrer

What I said at that time still holds that most often I find myself using: LinkedIn Various learning communities My Blog Twitter And the question I'm asking is always of the form: Here's what I know, but I'm trying to find out X, how should I go after that? There's a new level of responsibility on learners. It's somewhat event oriented.

What Makes a Social Network Valuable?

Kevin Wheeler

by Kevin Wheeler on July 23, 2009 Is your social network valuable simply because of the number of people you have in it? I don’t think so. have over 10 million first, second and third degree connections in LinkedIn and I get almost no value from that network, per se. I get little value because many of my contacts are active recruiters.

Twitter VLE Conversation - Best of eLearning Last Week

Tony Karrer

Kapp Notes , April 20, 2009 Fantastic File Converter - eLearning Acupuncture , April 24, 2009 Throw away your powerponits, simply use Prezi - Ignatia Webs , April 21, 2009 Learning Tools: for the Educator/Teacher - Don't Waste Your Time , April 20, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals.

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Twitter as Personal Work and Learning Tool My LinkedIn Open Connection Approach - Treating LinkedIn like a massive, virtual cocktail party.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Nancy White on 31 Dec 2009 at 8:41 am Leigh, I’d actually be open to anything.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Nancy White on 31 Dec 2009 at 8:41 am Leigh, I’d actually be open to anything.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Nancy White on 31 Dec 2009 at 8:41 am Leigh, I’d actually be open to anything.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Nancy White on 31 Dec 2009 at 8:41 am Leigh, I’d actually be open to anything.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Nancy White on 31 Dec 2009 at 8:41 am Leigh, I’d actually be open to anything.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Nancy White on 31 Dec 2009 at 8:41 am Leigh, I’d actually be open to anything.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Nancy White on 31 Dec 2009 at 8:41 am Leigh, I’d actually be open to anything.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Nancy White on 31 Dec 2009 at 8:41 am Leigh, I’d actually be open to anything.

Personal in Personal Knowledge Management

Tony Karrer

That there is a ‘best’ way to manage knowledge an information? Isn’t that what we’ve learned there isn’t ? That's a real mistake. eLearning Technology.

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Non-Research Citations in the Siemens Research Study

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

2009). LinkedIn endorsements turn you into the product. LinkedIn’s Endorsements Have Become Meaningless. Defending himself against my criticism of his recently released research study on distance and online learning, George Siemens tweets: Au contraire mon frère. 2004). Retrieved from [link] Allen, I. E., & Seaman, J. 2011).

The collaboration field needs to cooperate

Harold Jarche

Eugene Kim looks at a variety of disciplines in the collaboration space, using LinkedIn network analysis to see if and how they are related.

SharePoint Fear and Loathing by Learning Professionals

Tony Karrer

I was surprised by the fear and loathing expressed around SharePoint yesterday at LearnTrends 2009. I don’t think it’s the best tool out there, but it likely is the best tool being adopted by your IT department and is part of the Enterprise 2.0 plan in your organization. My belief is that it’s going to be a big part of eLearning 2.0

Friday’s favourites

Harold Jarche

I wrote my first Friday Find in May, 2009. With Twitter, I use the ‘favourite’ function (star) to mark any tweets I wish to review for later.

Social Experience

Tony Karrer

picture and a link to their LinkedIn profile (or other profile page)? It is of note that there is very little latent social presence in MUVEs.