There is change, and there is change. LinkedIn or LinkedOut – the social game changer. Recent changes will change the social landscape - and not for the better. Go back 10 years and Myspace rules the social media world. Yahoo led the field in groups and communities. Linkedin was new, Facebook was a newborn. Twitter was the twinkle in someone’s eye. People who wanted to look for work online used Monster.com or CareerBuilder.com. Things change. But one change that started less than 1 year ago … [Read more...] about LinkedIn or LinkedOut – the social game changer – The 800000 missing communities – where are they?
Can Online Forums Damage My Small Business? The fact that word on the Internet travels so quickly can be beneficial to small businesses regarding advertising and word of mouth recommendations. Unfortunately, it can also be detrimental if the wrong thing is said. With all the different social media sites and forums online, any business needs to stay abreast of what is and is not acceptable. Is there a choice? Can any business afford not to be online or on social networks and forums? I … [Read more...] about Can online forums damage my small business
Managers engage, so do we as 'community' champions Having a community or network (intranet or social network) is one thing, growing it and building trust is quite another. Engagement of users, be they employees or customers is vital for the strategy to be sustainable and successful. Remember the 90:9:1 rule, our goal must be to beat this. As organizations become more geographically diverse, having the ability to share knowledge, communicate and network is a competitive advantage. Using … [Read more...] about 10 tips for engaging people