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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? How many of you get really high value from LinkedIn? - Generally 50-70%.

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. Using referrals or telephone calls may work better than Facebook or LinkedIn and nothing should be excluded from your initial strategy planning. Number converted to hires. Join us. 1 day ago More updates.

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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

I choose people with names that are a bit more unique so that it will be more likely to find them on LinkedIn. The way I do this is simple.

LinkedIn KM Groups

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen There are a growing number of LinkedIn Groups many of them dedicated to KM. There is no KM directory but here are most of the Groups (in no particular order) that I have found: Gurteen Knowledge Community. KM Forum. Network of Intellectual Capital Professionals. actKM. CKO (Chief Knowledge Officers) Forum. KM Cluster.

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.

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.

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.

LinkedIn - Prospecting No - Conversation Yes

Tony Karrer

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

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. I 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. I’m including posts from December 2008.

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. And many of my 2009 Top Posts and Topics are related to exactly this.

Linkedin Poll

Nigel Paine

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

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. Don't Waste Your Time , April 1, 2009 This has been brewing for some time now. 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

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? Midyear already! Surreal. Trips.

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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 have over 10 million first, second and third degree connections in LinkedIn and I get almost no value from that network, per se. I don’t think so. The same is true for coin collectors. Do You Need to Decide?

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

Tim Bonnemann on 30 Dec 2009 at 10:33 am This is great! leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Thanks for sharing.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Tim Bonnemann on 30 Dec 2009 at 10:33 am This is great! leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Thanks for sharing.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Tim Bonnemann on 30 Dec 2009 at 10:33 am This is great! leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Thanks for sharing.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Tim Bonnemann on 30 Dec 2009 at 10:33 am This is great! leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Thanks for sharing.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Tim Bonnemann on 30 Dec 2009 at 10:33 am This is great! leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Thanks for sharing.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Tim Bonnemann on 30 Dec 2009 at 10:33 am This is great! leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Thanks for sharing.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Tim Bonnemann on 30 Dec 2009 at 10:33 am This is great! leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Thanks for sharing.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Tim Bonnemann on 30 Dec 2009 at 10:33 am This is great! leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Thanks for sharing.

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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Augmented Reality for Learning

Tony Karrer

I’m not and I gave him the standard advice about looking through LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers , LinkedIn for Finding Expertise , and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers. A colleague just asked me if I knew anyone who was using Augmented Reality for learning. He did that, but didn’t find particular people.

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. & Seaman, J. 2011).

SharePoint Fear and Loathing by Learning Professionals

Tony Karrer

I was surprised by the fear and loathing expressed around SharePoint yesterday at LearnTrends 2009. In fact, towards that end, I would appreciate you connecting with me ( email , LinkedIn ) if: You work in an organization that is using SharePoint and might be interested in sharing how you are using it. plan in your organization.

Social Experience

Tony Karrer

A 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.

The Curmudgeon’s Manifesto

Harold Jarche

I believe that Luis Suarez has started something in Curmudgeons Unite! : And, funny enough, they all happen to be some of the most popular ones.