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by David Armano | 10:25 AM December 12, 2011 Each year at this time, I look forward and predict trends in social media for the coming year. But first, I look back at my predictions from last year . How'd I do?
This infographic from Silverpop takes a look at the major players in social media – including those lucky enough to find themselves in the 100+ million user club – and provides some key statistics and growth data for twenty different channels. Aside from the global leaders, Asian social networking sites such as Weibo, RenRen and Badoo are not being left behind when it comes to the total number of userbase. While Facebook may have the highest number of userbase, the micblogging site, Twitter, has gotten the highest growth in the last 3-4 years. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
Consulter la traduction française When to post, and for which audience ? Craig Van Korlaar , owner of topnonprofits.com (a « place to publicly learn from and with the best nonprofit organizations & leaders ») produced a social media posting guide. He asked Pegasus Data to provide a french translation. Click to enlarge : Find this resource on it original page : Social media posting guide .
People say a lot of dumb things about social media. Once a wrong idea hits the technology-pundit echo chamber, it takes on a life of its own. When repeated enough, even the most absurd falsehoods about social media become “true” through repetition.
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CIO — Frank Modruson has a thing for better, faster, cheaper. As CIO of business and IT service provider Accenture, that's what he wants to deliver to his internal customers and what they in turn promise to their clients. "I'm a big believer in technology and a big believer that technology helps the business in a lot of ways," Modruson says. "But it needs to be better, faster or cheaper. If you hit all three, it starts to get very compelling."
by Jeff Stibel | 8:43 AM August 3, 2011 This post is part of the HBR Insight Center Marketing That Works . With each new technology, there are always a great many mistakes made, at least until we get the hang of it. Richard Nixon, who had great radio appeal, lost the first televised Presidential debate (and subsequently the election) in 1960 to John F.
Social Media really is a lot like chemistry. There is a huge pool of elements you can choose from and an infinite variety of combinations you can create. Twitter + sharing + commenting will give you a different result than blogging + LinkedIn + Flickr. Then of course there are the active ingredients - the people. A dash of Chris Brogan plus a big helping of David Armano and the whole thing changes again. Well, this got me to thinking.
As Social Media enters more corners of our everyday lives, the need for improving our general media literacy is increasingly important. While we have discussed the impact of Social Media on the organization and marketing in particular extensively, we feel the time has come to explore the role of Social Media in the family. We are most especially interested at this time in learning from the unique perspective of dads who blog - aka "Daddy Bloggers". We've heard a lot from mom's who blog over the past few years, but the dad's have been, well, let's just say shy.