10 tips for managing your time on social networks

Jane Hart

I spend a lot of time connecting with colleagues and contacts in my professional network in social networks. Social learning As I have explained in a previous post this is an essential way for me to keep up to date with what’s happening in the learning world. I also mentioned how over the years I’ve developed a [.].

Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

Over the course of the last few years there has been one particular aspect of social networking for business that I still haven’t come to terms with throughout all of that time. Perhaps the most vocal one being one of my favourite social networking tools: Google Plus.

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If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture

Dan Pontefract

We deployed our enterprise social network last year, but it’s a ghost town. In part, it’s why enterprise social networks haven’t fully become a crucial component to an organization’s operating practice. enterprise social networks leadership esn

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

You may have noticed how over the course of the last couple of weeks I haven’t been much active on the external social networking tools out there that I usually hang out at, such as Twitter, Google Plus or LinkedIn. Social just for the sake of social is now dead.

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Luis Suarez

and while I will be answering the first part over the course of time with the various blog entries I’m currently drafting along, I thought for today I’d focus on trying to answer the second part: how do I make sense of social networking tools today?

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Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network

Eide Neurolearning

Monday, January 31, 2011 Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network The bigger your social network, the bigger your brain - well, at least your amygdala. To calculate your social network, fill out the Social Network Index here.

How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings

Luis Suarez

You may be thinking that one of the disadvantages of having moved into this new job as Lead Social Business Enabler at IBM is that I basically spend far too much time meeting up with my new team.

Flipboard and Paper.li: Social news curation hits the tipping point

Ross Dawson

Over the last six weeks they have taken social news curation to a new level. For several weeks it was ranked one of the top few free iPad apps in the News category in US, UK, and Australia, attracting massive interest for what it calls a “social magazine”. Flipboard and Paper.li

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SCoPE: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008

Nancy White

SCoPE: Seminars: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008. How do you manage your time as you engage in social networks? What are our limits as we integrate social learning into our work environments?

Your social network effects your behaviors and even your health

David Gurteen

Furthermore, it seems that behaviors, ill-health and even moods pass through friendship networks across several degrees of separation, and we are almost bound to "catch" them. The research applies to our face to face social networks but what intrigues me is the unanswered question: What about our on-line social networks, mediated through FaceBook, discussion forums and the like? What influence do these networks have on our behaviors?

Performance - Collaboration - Social Network Analysis - eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List June 1, 2009 to June 12, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. World Part 2 - Social Enterprise Blog , June 6, 2009 Should you Care about Google Wave? yes, they went there - WISE Pedagogy , June 1, 2009 Time Spent - The Learning Circuits Blog , June 1, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals.

SCoPE: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

SCoPE: Seminars: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008 How do you track and keep up with blog conversations? How do you manage your time as you engage in social networks? Many of us confess to fumbling along and we engage in multiple networks.

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Personal Productivity Tips for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

That was the call for blog posts. I received a rich selection covering this topic – from changing mindsets, new tool sets, and lots of tips on how to manage your social media, email, and work flow. Her book provides tips on how to do this more effectively.

The immense role of national and ethnic diaspora in driving global innovation

Ross Dawson

For over a decade I have been working with various facets of the idea of Global Innovation Networks: connections around the world that facilitate new endeavors. This goes exactly to the point I made in my post Entrepreneurial migration: It’s not brain drain, it’s global network formation.

The Vancouver Riot. It’s a Teachable Moment.

Dan Pontefract

It was 1993, I was 22 years old, and I watched with horror as many of my generation employed ‘groupthink’ and began a social conscience spiral into the depths of disgust. This has to become a tipping point for all, but particularly the young, when it comes to the fallacy known as Vegas Rules.

Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker – TweetBot, Pocket, Evernote

Luis Suarez

And since lately I keep traveling quite a bit and spend more time on the road than at my home office, I thought it would be a good time exploring how I can improve my overall knowledge Web worker experience using various social networking / productivity tools while on the road.

Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker – Mophie, Gum Max and Logitech

Luis Suarez

As I have mentioned on my last blog post , here’s a follow-up entry for today where I’m going to pick things up from where I left them around some additional Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker.

The extraordinary personal value of the web: $140 billion is the tip of the iceberg

Ross Dawson

In the case of email and social networks, that would be an enormous amount. Social media Social trends Technology trends Web 2.0How much value do you get from the web? A lot more than you pay for it.

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Research: The acceleration of Australian banks’ use of social media

Ross Dawson

Financial services is one of the most industries in which the use of social media is the most relevant, not least because customer service is a critical differentiator between highly commoditized offerings. Smaller banks are strongly behind in their social media presence. *

Top 10 posts of the year on social media

Ross Dawson

Continuing my sequence of top posts from this year, today I have selected the 10 most popular and interesting posts on social media I've written this year. Some thoughts on why Australians are #1 globally on social media usage (from a slow start). Social search will drive value.

Three Tips To Improve Social Media Results

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: In this post, Craig offers a few tips on using social media for nonprofits. Folks, if you check out the infographic ( click here for full version ), there’s one big lesson: effective use of social media has little to do with size or funding.

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7 Tips To Help You Focus In Age of Distraction: Are You Content Fried!

Beth Kanter

For those of us who work on social media and networks, “content fried” is an occupational hazard. I also use a timer when I’m doing scanning my networks and time box those activities into 15-20 minute bursts. Mindmap by Jane Genovese.

The Daily Me is finally arriving with the convergence of social news and tablets

Ross Dawson

Last week I wrote about Flipboard and Paper.li: Social news curation hits the tipping point. While neither organization would say much about it, this will clearly be a social news service that will tap, among other resources, the vast data bit.ly has (presumably) collected on what links are shared on Twitter and other social networks. Tags: Future of media Social media Social networks Web 2.0

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): An Experiment, A Blog-a-thon and a Tip Jar

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Happy Birthday U.S.! The other thing that Im going to try - just because I have way too much self-esteem and need to be taken down a notch - is starting up the Tip Jar widget from Typepad.

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Bridging Across Language Online | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

on 23 Oct 2008 at 2:23 am Another site that may help bridge the language barrier is: [link] They let you create a multilingual widget for your site (including Blogs, Social networks, eBay, etc.).

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Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Social network mapping and analysis skills. Today we are not often working in the confines of boundaried communities (see Post 2) so being able to see and understand the larger network is critical. Adding to Chris’s section on Strategy Understand our community’s relationship to other communities and networks in our domain. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis. Social network mapping is a skill that people need to learn.

Using Social Media Internationally: How Not To Get Lost in Translation

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: Social networks allow to connect with people from outside of our community and it is easy to have your conversation get lost in translation. Here’s some good tips when your network is global. Does that mean your social media is international?

Is Your Nonprofit Too Old To Barf Rainbows on Snapchat?

Beth Kanter

So, why another social network, especially one where the focus is to create content, not consume and the culture of it is rather secretive? I waited to see if other nonprofits would embrace this emerging social media platform. Mobile Strategy Tips

July 2011 Review

Jane Hart

July was Google Plus month – and it was interesting to read the variety of articles and blog posts about this shiny new social networking service. Don’t forget the YOU in social learning , Dennis Callahan, Learnstreaming, July 2011. Tweet.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Ultimate GMail Collection: over 80 Tools and Tips" (makeuseof.com)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « The Argument for Casual Games in the Corporate World | Main | 8 Random Facts Meme (via Karyn Romeis) » July 29, 2007 "Ultimate GMail Collection: over 80 Tools and Tips" (makeuseof.com) ( link ) GMail can be so much more than just your online mailbox.

How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement To Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change

Beth Kanter

Here are a few tips to keep in mind to help your content remain top-of-stream. In 2011, HubSpot’s Dan Zarrella conducted extensive research on the topic of social media timing. How to leverage it: Use a social media scheduler to line up posts for the weekend.

transparency sets the stage for trust to develop

Harold Jarche

‘In 2006, restauranteur Jay Porter banned tipping in his San Diego restaurant, the Linkery. Porter also ran a second restaurant that still allowed tipping, and this made for a useful comparison. The staff worked as a team, instead of selfishly trying to maximize their own tips.

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

Beth Kanter

An easier place to start to “Kondo” your professional life is your online professional network. I want to start a new habit of being better organized on LinkedIn this year, but perhaps what I need to do first is “Kondo” my LinkedIn network.

human capital

Harold Jarche

Our human capital is a combination of our skills & knowledge, reputation, and social capital. This social capital is based on expertise and my relationships. What the organization sees and accounts for (events & outputs) is only the tip of the iceberg.

Sophomore Blues Sabbatical

Dan Pontefract

To combat it and to ensure I improve the final result, I’ve decided to take a sabbatical from all other forms of social. That includes contributing, participating or mingling in personal/professional social networks whether face-to-face or digital.

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Despite Their Huge Upside Potential, Why Do Most Platforms Fail?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Platforms are all about network effects. Moreover, the larger the network, the more data is available to customize offerings to user preferences and better match supply and demand, further increasing the platform’s value.

2016 Top Tools for Learning

Charles Jennings

Twitter: My first port-of-call every morning to get daily insights into what my wider network is reporting. I use Facebook for family and personal friends, and Twitter for my professional social network. This social magazine has replaced a number of different interfaces for me.

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Digital Transformation – It’s Just The Beginning

Luis Suarez

Meaning that those who have been using these social technologies for a while now feel like their work is done and dealt with in terms of that very same digital transformation.


Jay Cross

Take advantage of convergence of informal learning and social networks. Become a tip-top webinar leader and public speaker. The Big Question. What are your biggest challenges for this upcoming year? Make the case for learnscapes in HBR, CIO, other management arenas.

Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation

Luis Suarez

So far, the journey has been incredibly fascinating, if anything, because we are just about to enter the last stage of Social Business Adoption and Enablement: Adaptation. Social Business Mandates.

Why Looking After Your Personal Brand in the Social Era Still Matters

Luis Suarez

In fact, perhaps a bit too scary that your career, from here onwards, may well depend on the fact of not only whether you have a digital footprint out there on the Internet, but also whether you may have left a mark, a legacy, on that very same Social Web. . Networks need to get ready.

Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement

Luis Suarez

However, beyond those three use cases, there isn’t an excuse anymore to move the vast majority of our interactions into more open social, collaborative, knowledge sharing spaces: digital tools. Social Networking tools *do* make you ever so much more productive.

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How To Avoid Becoming Addicted To Your Mobile Phone

Beth Kanter

The book is about our behavioral addictions to our smartphones, video games, social media, and email and how to break them. Like slot machines, people check their emails and social networks repeatedly because they have a Ludic Loop embedded. What are your tips?

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