Social Networking

June 21st, 2009 by alephnaught

A quick, incomplete guide to social networking tools for business

Social networking is hot.  Businesses see value in improving how team members work together: “Internal social networking platforms more valuable to organizations” .  There are a number of possible approaches; the best choice depends on what problems you want to address first, the size of the business, and the availability of internal Information Technology staff […]

January 29th, 2009 by electricbob

Why I set up my WordPress blog like this

Now that I’m following a bunch of people on Twitter, I’m getting a lot of article links.  A lot of them recommend this or that WordPress plugin, or more likely, “The 50 WordPress Plugins Most Likely to Curl Your Hair and Shave Inches Off Your ….” So, I thought I’d just explain what I’ve done […]

November 15th, 2008 by alephnaught

Impotence in the Boardroom: MySpace Caught an STD

Title: Impotence in the Boardroom: MySpace Caught an STD Author: Yvette Bowlin, Sonni Carr Paperback: 89 pages Publisher: B Rae Reese Press (2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 0980125308 ISBN-13: 978-0980125306 I saw this book on the bottom shelf of a local newstand and, given my interest in social networking and marketing, I figured it might be […]

October 25th, 2008 by alephnaught

New study by Rubicon Consulting on online communities

I read “Study: Influencers are Alive and Well on Social Media Sites” in the New York Times today, which led me to the underlying study by Rubicon Consulting, “Online Communities and Their Impact on Business: Ignore at Your Peril.” I’ve only just started reading the article, but I didn’t want to loose the link and […]