Microblogging applications will eventually roll out in the enterprise. There’s tremendous value to be gained from the new communications platform. Guest post by Laura Fitton of Pistachio Consulting.
Eileen Brown delivers news on social media tools and trends and deep dive into business strategies.
Eileen Brown is a social business consultant who has been working with collaborative technologies for 20 years. Eileen creates the social business, energises communities and ignites social commerce and social CRM. She develops social business strategy, customer reach and online branding. Her book, Working The Crowd: Social Media Marketing for Business, is available on Amazon. She is a regular speaker at conferences around the world, maintains a blog at http://eileenbrown.wordpress.com and can also be found on http://Twitter.com/eileenb, http://facebook.com/AmastraUK, and at http://gplus.to/eileenb
There are about 6 billion social media and social networking tools. Perhaps that number is a bit of an exaggeration, but what is not an exaggeration is how many emails I receive regarding cool tools (either new or potentially forgotten) and how many of these tools that I accidentally fall across each week.
Earlier this year Forrester Research published its "Top Enterprise Web 2.0 Predictions for 2008.
On the day that MySpace rolled out its much discussed redesign, I asked Steve Pearman, the company's SVP of product strategy, five quick questions about the new features and why the social media community may still think MySpace is the kids' version of Facebook.
The Associated Press first heard blogger outcry when it served take-down notices to the Drudge Retort. Now the press service is talking about attaching licensing fees to all of its content.
Robert Scoble created quite the social media stir last weekend with his TechCrunch guest article on why he thinks Kyte will win the cell phone video race over Qik and Flixwagon. But is there really a race?
News Corp.'s MySpace is attempting to climb out from behind its current state of clutter with a redesign. But in the wake of Facebook's steady popularity with the "grown-up" networking audience, can MySpace earn the trust of business users?
While the Twitter stability debate is intense, I got back to basics with Twitter co-founder Biz Stone about what’s on the radar in terms of features, battling bots, community engagement — and why he isn’t afraid of a “Twitter killer”.
Potential privacy issues through social media are currently taking the form of a beast that many companies are fighting hard to combat. With these seemingly private groups, employees with less understanding of how third-party communities work may share potentially proprietary information about customers, partners, product roadmaps or even financials.
If done right, life streaming as incorporated into a company's communications strategy could potentially replace the old static spam-like corporate newsletter.
Simply called "Feeds" (largely because "microblogginglifestreamingbloggingpodcastingetc" was far too long), this blog will feature news on social media tools and trends and deep dives into business strategies.