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Why I, Too, Killed My LinkedIn Account

Luis Suarez

Back in the day, when I was just getting started with my early days around social computing evangelism, I must confess that I used to think that people who didn’t have a social profile in all of the major social networking tools out there just didn’t get it. Is it time to think smarter about how we make use of these social networking tools?

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Luis Suarez

Top 100 Tools for Education  – for use in schools, colleges, universities, adult ed . Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016. etc. .

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How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Luis Suarez

have gone through that path far too many times with other social tools and it’s never been pretty. Slack does the trick. And very much so!

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What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

I woke up this morning thinking about the tools we use at various levels. From there, we talk about team tools. Maybe OneNote?

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The Life Time Magic of Tidying Up Your Professional Life and LinkedIn Connections

Beth Kanter

To get started, here’s what you need to think about: Review your LinkedIn connections  and ask:  Do I know this person? cc @bethkanter.

How Your Nonprofit Can Make the Most of Its LinkedIn Profile

Beth Kanter

How Your Nonprofit Can Make the Most of Its LinkedIn Profile – Guest Post by Victoria Michelson. What has been your experience?

LinkedIn removes reply before accepting invitations, accelerating the devaluation of connections

Ross Dawson

In 2011 I wrote about The continuing devaluation of LinkedIn connections. Some are from people I know and want to connect with.

Tools for Independence

Doc Searls

First, the noise level in my email already rivals that of Facebook ‘s and LinkedIn’s , both of which are thick with notices of interest in friending (or whatever) from people I don’t know or barely know. More tools. LinkedIn, to its credit is an exception here. So I signed up for Google+. Expected, I guess.

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2015 top 10 tools for learning

Clark Quinn

WordPress: my blogging tool, that provides regular reflection opportunities for me in generating them, and from the feedback others provide via comments. Microsoft Word: My writing tool for longer posts, articles, and of course books, and writing is a powerful force for organizing my thoughts, and a great way to share them and get feedback.

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Using A Networked Approach To Build Nonprofit Boards: LinkedIn Board Connect Launches

Beth Kanter

The idea is simple, but powerful.   You and your board look at your professional networks and connections on LinkedIn. Here’s some steps.

5 Ways to Make LinkedIn Board Connect Work for Your Nonprofit

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: Last week, I wrote about the launch of LinkedIn’s Board Connect tool that helps nonprofit identify potential board candidates through searching the networks of their board members on LinkedIn.  In the comments , there was some thoughtful discussion about best practices for identifying, screening, and cultivating board members.

My Top Tools 2014

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This could actually be any of three word processing tools - I use NoteTab for quick notes, and Padre for programming. This is my main audio tool. I use it to listen to music and podcasts and I use it to send content to ed Radio. I''m been experimenting with a task scheduler that automatically programs my rdio station. Winamp. Flickr.

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Reflections on the early days of social networking as LinkedIn reaches 100 million users

Ross Dawson

Last week LinkedIn reached a significant milestone: 100 million users. On the occasion LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman sent out an email to the first 100,000 users thanking them for being early adopters. LinkedIn seemed to me to be one of the most promising newcomers. Today, we finally have the tools of connection at our disposal.

Social tools and the filter problem

Euen Semple

The appeal of social tools is that we get to see more than just one aspect of the people we connect to. The solution is partly to use different tools for different purposes. This is why I prefer an ecology of diverse tools in a business environment rather than the all encompassing enterprise social tools that are the current fashion.

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Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network

Beth Kanter

There are even simpler technology tools to use to map your professional network. The notes are here. Harold Jarche (@hjarche) April 25, 2014.

A Few Good Tools To Manage Your Online Professional Network Connections

Beth Kanter

Heidi Ketroser Massey and Nancy Schwartz asked about tools to help manage the process. Here’s a few suggestions for tools and tips.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

So, if you are looking for some ideas, then here are the Top 100 Tools 2012 , organised into 12 different categories. OFFICE TOOLS.

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Tips and Tools for Integrating Social Media Into Your Nonprofit Event Marketing Plan

Beth Kanter

” Other amplifier tools include JustCoz and   Gaggleamp. Strategy Tips Tools and TacticsBEFORE. The first step is to get organized.

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Three Analytics Tools to Gauge Your Social Audience’s Pulse

Beth Kanter

Analytics tools like the ones described below are good for measuring actions and engagement. Tools and Tactics

Hatch: A Tool for Digital Storytelling for Social Impact Launches

Beth Kanter

Hatch: A Tool for Digital Storytelling for Social Impact Launches – Guest Post by Jay Geneske, Rockefeller Foundation. Storytelling

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Luis Suarez

It was a cathartic article I needed to get out of my system in order to re-find my love with that social networking tool. The place to be.

Getting More Value from Your Social Media

Kevin Wheeler

Recruiters have become caught up in the technology and are using these tools without much focus on whether they are working or not. Organizations are creating Facebook fan pages, LinkedIn groups and so on with little understanding of their goals for doing so.  Number converted to hires. Join us. Posting tweet.

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The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

Yes, where are you going to go the day when Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google Plus, Slideshare, Tumblr, etc. Personally, I am doing just fine.

Transforming the Workplace with Radical Management by Steve Denning

Luis Suarez

But in reality what we are seeing is how platforms  like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, etc. To name Authority and Money. To name: .

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingI heart Activity Streams.

What tools should we learn?

Harold Jarche

As this image shows (click to expand), there are many web tools that can help develop critical thinking. Social Bookmarks. Blogs. More Reading.

2015 Top Tools for Learning

Charles Jennings

Jane Hart’s 9th Annual ‘Top Tools for Learning’ Survey closes on Friday 19th September 2015 and will be published the following Monday. My list of top tools for learning in 2015 : Google Search : ‘Professor Google’ is he is known in my house. It’s certainly a tool that works for me. LinkedIn does that job well.

My 20 most popular posts in 2014

Jane Hart

Here is a list of my 20 most popular posts in 2014 (as at 21 December) according to comments, and social shares (on Twitter, Facebook, LInkedIn etc).

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Luis Suarez

mean, we have only been having social software tools for merely 15 years and we are already starting to hate them, as end-users? So soon?!?!

Living “A World Without Email” … in Google Plus

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingAnd here is why. Yes, that’s right.

Narrate Your Work, Working Out Loud, with Google Plus

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity ToolsTake it to the next level.

Google Plus and The Enterprise – What’s The Deal?

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingBut with a different twist.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?

Luis Suarez

Where else are you going to go when sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. Is blogging dead for you folks as well? Blogging is not dead!

Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingNo business value.

Getting Value from LinkedIn

Tony Karrer

He misses the value proposition of Blogging as a Learning and Networking tool. Now Davenport is at it again with a post (on his blog no less - I guess he doesn't want to be productive himself) - LinkedIn Is Not a Social Network. In this post, he says: I've been on LinkedIn for several years. It's a funny world. What!?!

LinkedIn - Prospecting No - Conversation Yes

Tony Karrer

Serving Clients In terms of serving clients, I covered parts of Tool Set , specifically Work Skills Keeping Up , Better Memory , Information Radar , Processing Pages with Links , Networks and Learning Communities , Collaborate , and Twitter as Personal Work and Learning Tool. Let's compare that to LinkedIn. eLearning Technology.

Twitter TechSmith LinkedIn Learning Strategy

Tony Karrer

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

LinkedIn for Finding Expertise

Clark Quinn

for Learning Professionals , I've created a couple of screen casts showing very quickly how I use LinkedIn to find expertise. By the way, I'm still looking for a free tool that will let me do this with someone else online at the same time. As part of the Web 2.0 This is my first time using Jing. Let me know what you think.

LinkedIn Facebook Twitter - Different Connection Style

Tony Karrer

As a result of my recent change in my Approach to LinkedIn Connections , I've actually met quite a few people who read my blog, but I don't believe had ever commented. They were comfortable connecting with me via LinkedIn and since it offers mutual value it was worth the effort. But, it's really not the way I use these tools today.

I’m Boycotting Mixtent, Here’s Why

Dan Pontefract

The basic premise of Mixtent is to adjudicate your  LinkedIn  social network through a comparison vote. world. Its name is  Mixtent. mixtent