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The Top 10 Social Networks for Creative People. Four years ago I wrote a guide to the Top 10 Social Networks for Creative People that turned out to be one of the most popular things I’ve ever published here on Lateral Action.

The Top 10 Social Networks for Creative People

But four years is a long time in social media. Empires rise and fall, old networks fade away and new ones arrive on the scene. So it’s time for an updated guide – to the most inspiring, useful and addictive social networks for creative people in 2012. As before, I begin by looking at WHY networking is critical to your success as a creative professional. Then it’s onto the networks themselves, with quotations from the founders of some networks and success stories from users, explaining the networks’ individual cultures, how to use them, and how they can help your creativity and your career. Why you MUST network if you want to succeed in a creative profession. Philip Kotler propõe às empresas o conceito do marketing 3.0 - Marketing.

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Philip Kotler propõe às empresas o conceito do marketing 3.0 - Marketing

Eric Lefkofsky, Groupon Backer, on Why Social Media Is Hot. The first business Mr.

Eric Lefkofsky, Groupon Backer, on Why Social Media Is Hot

Lefkofsky started, StarBelly, made tools for building Web sites; he sold it in 2000 for $240 million. He then started two companies that have since gone public — InnerWorkings, which provides printing capabilities over the Web, and Echo Global Logistics, a transportation and logistics outsourcing business he founded with a law school friend, Brad Keywell. He also founded MediaBank, which helps companies buy advertising. In each case, Mr. Lefkofsky used the power of technology and the Internet to update an industry. And then came Groupon, the social-coupon Web site that he bankrolled and started in 2008 with Andrew Mason — a venture that has been called the fastest-growing company ever.

Q. A. Q. A. Q. A. Q. A. Q. A. A história das mídias sociais. 19 de novembro de 2010 Por Ricardo de Paula em Infográficos O rápido desenvolvimento tecnológico vem mudando a maneira como vivemos, compramos e consumimos produtos e serviços. Vem mudando também a maneira como as organizações se comunicam com seus consumidores, dando ao marketing um novo conjunto de ferramentas. Tudo isso é decorrência da evolução dos meios que permitem as pessoas se comunicarem, independentemente de tempo e espaço, sendo decisivos para o rompimento das barreiras ao capital intelectual ao redor mundo. 35 Essential Social Media & Tech Resources for Small Businesses. As this year begins to wrap up and businesses start preparing big plans for 2011, we expect social media and technology innovations to be a bigger part of small business digital budgets.

35 Essential Social Media & Tech Resources for Small Businesses

To spark a bit of creativity and help get that process rolling, we've gathered 35 of our most useful small business posts from the past few months to make sure businesses are in the digital know. Each week we put together a roundup of essential social media resources that you may have missed that week — you can check those out here. But this week we decided to take it a step further and provide you with another megalist of just our top small business resources from the past few months, including social media, tech, marketing & advertising, dev & design and mobile articles written especially for our small business crowd. Of course, if you're still hungry for more business resources, you can follow Mashable's business channel on Twitter and become a fan on Facebook. Happy reading! Fascinating Social Media Facts of Year 2010.

Social media is not just a social instrument of communication.

Fascinating Social Media Facts of Year 2010

It is not all about people sharing ideas and thoughts with other people. It is the creation and exchange of ‘User Generated Content’. ¿Cómo será Internet en el futuro? A esta pregunta trata de responder el informe elaborado por Cisco Systems y Global Business Network (GBN), The Evolving Internet: Driving Forces, Uncertainties and Scenarios to 2025 que analiza las premisas de futuro, los ejes de incertidumbre y los escenarios de la Red de los próximos quince años.

¿Cómo será Internet en el futuro?

El informe presenta tres ejes de incertidumbre –Construcción de redes, Evolución tecnológica y Comportamiento de los usuarios– que determinarán el futuro de Internet, y cuatro escenarios –Palpitante, Inseguro, Decepcionante y Desbordado– que plantean un desarrollo atípico de Internet en comparación con los estudios realizados hasta ahora. El informe pronostica una nueva brecha digital y el aumento del volumen del comercio electrónico. Podéis consultar el texto completo del informe en formato pdf. Para más información sobre el sector podéis consultar el Flash Internet de ESADE Guíame.

Social Networking: The Past. Social Networking: The Present. Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part guest post by venture capitalist Mark Suster of GRP Partners on “Social Networking: The Past, Present, And Future.”

Social Networking: The Present

Read Part I first, this one, and then Part III. Follow him on Twitter @msuster. This series is an adaptation of a recent talk he gave at the Caltech / MIT Enterprise Forum on “the future of social networking.” You can watch the video here , or you can scroll quickly through the Powerpoint slides embedded at the bottom of the post or here on DocStoc. 55 Interesting Social Media Infographics. Social Networking: The Future. Editor’s note: This is the third of a three-part guest post by venture capitalist Mark Suster of GRP Partners on “Social Networking: The Past, Present, And Future.”

Social Networking: The Future

Read Part I and Part II first. This series is an adaptation of a recent talk Suster gave at the Caltech / MIT Enterprise Forum on “the future of social networking.” You can watch the video here , or you can scroll quickly through the Powerpoint slides embedded at the bottom of the post or here on DocStoc. Follow him on Twitter @msuster. As mídias sociais como aliadas do empreendedor. 7 Tips for Succeeding as a Social Media Strategist. This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.

7 Tips for Succeeding as a Social Media Strategist

The role of social media is expanding rapidly and many organizations of all types are trying to stay afloat amidst the changes. Meanwhile, a small group of innovators pulls the industry onward. In the past few years, the social media marketing role has become increasingly present, leading the way to more strategic social media programs. Enter the social media strategist. Jeremiah Owyang, an industry analyst at Altimeter Group, a digital strategy consulting firm, recently spoke at the Word of Mouth Marketing Association Summit about the career path of the corporate social strategist, touching on current responsibilities and challenges, as well as the future of the role. Rise of the networked enterprise: Web 2.0 finds its payday - McKinsey Quarterly - Organization - Strategic Organization. Every new technology has its skeptics.

Rise of the networked enterprise: Web 2.0 finds its payday - McKinsey Quarterly - Organization - Strategic Organization

In the 1980s, many observers doubted that the broad use of information technologies such as enterprise resource planning (ERP) to remake processes would pay off in productivity improvements—indeed, the economist Robert Solow famously remarked, “You can see the computer age everywhere but in the productivity statistics.” Today, that sentiment has gravitated to Web 2.0 technologies. Management is trying to understand if they are a passing fad or an enduring trend that will underwrite a new era of better corporate performance. Podcast. Social Media for Business. The 2010 Social Networking Map. This post was written by Jenny Urbano, our Social Media Manager. Here at Demandforce, we love seeing and celebrating your ideas! And more than that, we love to hear from YOU. The Future of Shopping. How the Internet is Changing Advertising.