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Vor der Gründung: Staat fördert Einzelcoaching und Gruppenberatung Wer sich mit dem Gedanken trägt, sich selbständig zu machen oder ein Unternehmen zu gründen, bekommt schon vor der eigentlichen Gründung staatliche Hilfe. Gründungswillige, die 18 Jahre alte sind, können sich an die RKW wenden, das Rationalisierungs- und Innovationszentrum der Deutschen Wirtschaft. Das Netzwerk ist überregional und auch in vielen Bundesländern aktiv. „Viele wissen dies nicht und gehen nur zur Agentur für Arbeit. Social Media Marketing - 10 Inspiring Infographics In 2011 social media marketing continued to make its impact on business and brand promotions. Google+ was launched (with an investment of over $500 million in development costs), Twitter became embedded in the new Apple iPhone 4s and Blogging didn’t die. Facebook soared past 800 million users and Twitter continued its upward trajectory past 200 million members. The world’s obsession with anything social online has given marketers access to networks that are instant in response, multi-media rich and ever challenging. Some Social Network Surprises

The Year of Social Media 2010 [infographic At Mindjumpers, we thought it could be interesting to make our own infographic about the year of social media 2010, and here we would like to share the result of our work with you. We have chosen to include the most significant changes at different platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Foursquare etc. In addition, we have chosen a couple of great campaigns that went viral, such as “A hunter shoots a bear” produced by Tipp-Ex. And that was definitely one of the most popular ones! During the year of 2010, we have seen a lot of important changes on Facebook, especially during the end of the year – and not least seen some fun, different and interactive campaigns that really put the users in focus.

How Social Media Is the New Educator Gone are the days of attending school with a backpack filled with pens, pads, and weighty books filled with the student’s scribbles, or worse, explicit drawings. A return to education has resulted through a need for the latest and greatest gadgets and an incestuous need to network using social media. The good thing about today’s web-savvy students is that the importance of education is back in the spotlight. Sure, prom is still a priority, but competition for success within the classroom has become fierce. Flaming drives online social networks - science-in-society - 07 December 2010 Want more comments on your blog posts? A higher follower tally on Twitter? Then be prepared to resort to flaming to anger and upset people. That's the conclusion of a study into the role emotions play in online interaction. A group of Slovenian and British researchers used something called "sentiment analysis" to identify emotional content in posts left on the BBC's online discussion forums and the link-sharing website

The Social Media Phenomenon Encroaching Into the Classroom Educators are finding a new way to organize and collaborate resources for transition to the Common Core, curriculum mapping, and classroom activities. On its surface, Pinterest appears to be cluttered by posts predominantly from women looking for fun fashion, kitschy designs, savory recipes they may never bake but “like” nevertheless, and do-it-yourself beauty remedies. The site, which allows users to create digital bulletin boards and to post images of quite literally anything they want, now sits third behind Twitter and Facebook in social media popularity, garnering well over 100 million users in 2012 thus far alone. As with any social platform, however, once you sift through Pinterest’s initial onslaught of chaotic posts, you’ll find a new medium for sharing, collaborating and expanding your personal learning network (PLN). Eric Sheninger, principal at New Milford (N.J.) Teachable Moments

12 Ways to Improve Your Content Marketing Strategy With Real Science Before you roll your eyes and scroll further down your RSS feed to find something that’s less slimy, consider this: Every interaction we engage in has an effect on our thinking and emotions. In fact, way back in the 17th century, philosopher Blaise Pascal wrote “the art of persuasion has a necessary relation to the manner in which men are lead to consent to that which is proposed to them.” I interpret this to mean that your buyer personas don’t have to fall for your branded solution, but it’s in your best interest to try. Here are some fascinating and scientifically proven ways to drastically improve the persuasiveness of your content marketing strategy:

World Map of Social Networks January 2017: a new edition of my World Map of Social Networks, showing the most popular social networking sites by country, according to Alexa & SimilarWeb traffic data (caveat: it’s hard to understand the impact of Google+ because it is part of Google domain traffic). There are a lot of news since last January: Facebook is still the leading social network in 119 out of 149 countries analyzed, but it was stopped in 9 territories by Odnoklassniki, Vkontakte and Linkedin. It’s interesting to see that in some countries, like Botwana, Mozambique, Namibia, Iran e Indonesia, Instagram wins and that some African territories prefer LinkedIn. Overall LinkedIn conquers 9 countries, Instagram 7, meanwhile VKontakte and Odnoklassniki (part of the same group grow up in Russian territories. In China QZone still dominates the Asian landscape with 632 million users and Japan is the only country where Twitter is the leader.

Frontload Your Lessons with Social Media Written by Mark Brumley At a recent education conference I discussed a simple yet powerful strategy…frontload your lessons with social media. Here’s how it works. Syllabus / UC Berkeley Social Media Smart_Mobs.jpg Sociology 167 (Information 190) University of California, Berkeley Department of Sociology Spring 2008 Friday, 2-5, 126 Barrows Instructor: Howard Rheingold Office 472 Barrows, Office Hours Friday 1-2 and earlier Friday by appointment readers: Elisa Oreglia and Stephanie Gerson (but please send all emails to Elisa) Course reader: available at Copy Central 2560 Bancroft (and Telegraph) 510 848 8649

Time for Some Social Media Parodies or are they? Playing with the Definition of “Game Thinking” for Instructional Designers Soon I will be presenting at the ASTD International Conference in Washington, DC. My title for the presentation is Three Mysterious Keys to Interactive Learning: Game-Thinking, Game-Elements, and Gamification. A Printable Guide to Social Media [#Infographic] Cram a dozen educators into a conference room and ask them to name the most popular social media tools used by students, and it’s a safe bet everybody at the table could rattle off the top two: Facebook and Twitter. But those are far from the only online applications making inroads in schools. As administrators warm to engaging students through social media, the list of potential resources at their disposal grows longer by the day. Facebook and Twitter are the obvious choices.