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5 BEST APPS FOR ENTREPRENEURS

5 BEST APPS FOR ENTREPRENEURS

5 BEST APPS FOR ENTREPRENEURS   Being an entrepreneur usually involves managing a plethora of different meetings, connecting to different groups of people, constantly networking and being very often on the go. These activities however are being greatly facilitated by social media mobile apps, and here is our pick of the 5 most interesting mobile […]

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Posted in: Social Media Applications, Social Media for Executives, Social Media Opportunities

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KICKSTARTER: A GREAT MOBILE APP FOR START-UPS

KICKSTARTER: A GREAT MOBILE APP FOR START-UPS

KICKSTARTER: A GREAT MOBILE APP FOR START-UPS Start-ups and small businesses seeking funding to materialize fresh ideas or launch new products and/or services can, rather than seeking loans from banks and other traditional methods of funding, turn instead to the world of mobile apps. Kickstarter is a crowd funding application specifically designed for any project […]

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Posted in: mobile, Social Media Applications, Social Media Opportunities

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TOWARDS THE SMART HOME

TOWARDS THE SMART HOME

TOWARDS THE SMART HOME   With technological innovation, our homes have the potential to gradually turn into increasingly more efficient, resourceful and intelligent environments. Smartphones, in addition to all the opportunities that they already provide today, have the potential to become central tools in managing our homes as well. LG, for instance, provides an excellent […]

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Posted in: Social Media Applications, Social Media landscape, Social Media Opportunities

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MY STARBUCKS IDEA

MY STARBUCKS IDEA

MY STARBUCKS IDEA   My Starbucks Idea (MyStarbucksIdea.com), a social media initiative launched by Starbucks in 2008, is an excellent example of crowd-sourcing; the process of the soliciting ideas and information from a wide group of people. Through suggestions, ideas, discussion, feedback and other input given directly by its own customers, Starbucks was able to […]

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Web summit 2013: Crowd funding

Web summit 2013: Crowd funding

Web summit 2013: Crowd funding   The 2013 Web Summit that recently took place on the 1st of March in London was a great channel for the growing importance of crowd funding, which it put forward through one of its key panels. Crowd funding refers to the collective cooperation of individuals who each make a […]

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3D Printing

3D Printing

Image credit:  The Replicator – MakerBot 3D Printing   3D printing refers to the creation of three-dimensional solid objects from a digital model. This is done through what is called an additive process whereby layers of material are added successively over each other, through the use of a materials printer. The process is initiated by […]

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Posted in: Social Media Applications, Social media development, Social Media Opportunities

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WEB SUMMIT 2013 – CROWD SOURCING

WEB SUMMIT 2013 –  CROWD SOURCING

WEB SUMMIT 2013 –  CROWD SOURCING Crowd sourcing was one of key topics covered during the 2013 Web Summit, which took place on the 1st of March in London. Live-mapping and navigation application, Waze, was at the center of the crowd sourcing discussion. The idea of crowd sourcing refers to the solicitation of ideas, services […]

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The interconnectivity of social media

The interconnectivity of social media

The interconnectivity of social media   Would Facebook be as successful without YouTube? Perhaps. Would YouTube be as successful without Facebook? Perhaps. But the fact that both coexist on the social media landscape allows them to reinforce and support each other in an unprecedented way. Facebook uses the advantage that YouTube gives – the opportunity […]

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Posted in: Facebook, Social Media Applications, Twitter

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Cisco I prize: an example of collective intelligence

Cisco I prize: an example of collective intelligence

Cisco I prize: an example of collective intelligence This case study provides an excellent example of how social media can be leveraged to raise collective intelligence opportunities. Cisco I-Prize is a competition that Cisco put in place in 2007, targeted at all innovators around the globe, including Cisco’s internal workforce. Its success was such that […]

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WEB SUMMIT 2013 – THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION

WEB SUMMIT 2013 – THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION

WEB SUMMIT 2013 – THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION   During the 2013 Web Summit that took place on the 1st of March in London, one of society’s core pillars was tackled during its discussions panels: education and its future. Technology is bound to – and has already started – impacting on education. Papers are slowly […]

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