Social media takes on many forms, and is ever-evolving. This infographic explains the common perceptions behind some of the popular social media applications, illustrated with a use case that we can all relate to: donuts. You can quibble over the inclusion or exclusion of particular social media applications, but the intent remains much the same. What […]
Back in October 2012, LinkedIn announced a redesigned profile page. They’ve been slowly rolling it out to users, and finally updated mine this week. What’s new in the new profile design? For starters, the interface has been refreshed, with sections clearly noted. And it features inline editing, meaning you can make changes right from your […]
Getting your employees to use social media for your business can be tricky. Mindflash has produced this great infographic that illustrates some of the challenges and approaches to rolling your own social media program. Note that the focus of this is entirely on external-facing social media, not internal-facing social computing.
Author and analyst Brian Solis was in Orange County yesterday, speaking about The End of Business As Usual, how the consumer marketplace is changing, and how you can adapt the way you work to lead in this new marketplace. Let me just get this out-of-the-way: Brian Solis is indeed much taller online. It’s fair to say […]
Yes, today Klout changed their algorithm for calculating your Klout score — their attempt to measure your online influence via Twitter, Facebook and several other social networks. And the Twitterverse exploded with complaints about falling scores. [blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/BrandFlair/status/129244646516854785″] [blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/staceysoleil/status/129071763064750080″] And even the well-known Klout gamers like Mark Davidson are up in arms (or is that […]
Every month a terrific group of bright minds meets in Los Angeles to share, challenge, drink and discuss how we can live an enlightened life. The gathering is known as Mindshare, and if you live anywhere within driving distance of downtown LA, I highly recommend it. This past Thursday, Mindshare hosted a preview screening of […]
Follow Friday has been a long-standing meme on Twitter where users recommend people that their followers might also like. Today, I’m going to share some folks that I’ve met through a Facebook group known as #CoWorking. Some of these people I’ve met in person. Some I know better than others. But all of them are […]