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NAKED WINES; THE STORY OF A NAKED BUSINESS

NAKED WINES; THE STORY OF A NAKED BUSINESS

NAKED WINES; THE STORY OF A NAKED BUSINESS   This is an interesting name, but a far more interesting story lies behind to learn what can be done with social media in business. Naked Wines is an online business that integrates a bit of ‘eBay’, a bit of ‘Groupon’, a bit of ‘twitter’ and a […]

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HOOTSUITE; WHAT, WHO AND WHY?

HOOTSUITE; WHAT, WHO AND WHY?

HOOTSUITE; WHAT, WHO AND WHY?   Facebook. Twitter. LinkedIn. That is all we keep hearing about. But social media is much more. A plethora of tools awaits the entrepreneurial mind who seeks to take advantage of the many business opportunities social media provides. HootSuite is one amongst these key social media tools, although probably less […]

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ELANCE; WHAT, WHO AND WHY?

ELANCE; WHAT, WHO AND WHY?

ELANCE; WHAT, WHO AND WHY?   Freelance platforms are a breakthrough in the outsourcing of programmers, designers, writers, translators, marketers, researchers, admin contractors and many other skills. They are online marketplaces that provide cost-effective ways of hiring capable freelancers or contractors locally or globally for a range of different duties. Elance is one of them […]

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GOOGLE GLASS

GOOGLE GLASS

GOOGLE GLASS   The world of smart objects is expanding at great speed, and one of the latest additions to this range of goods is the Google Glass. A wearable computer, the eyewear product is being created by Google as part of its Project Glass research and development project. Today, most of us own a […]

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

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MOONSHOTS – WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY SHOULD WE CARE?

MOONSHOTS – WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY SHOULD WE CARE?

MOONSHOTS – WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY SHOULD WE CARE?   We often do not realize the power social media has through the great opportunities it can offer us. We may be used to thinking of social media as the pictures we see on our Facebook Page or the messages in our Twitter feeds. Given […]

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HOW TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO ENHANCE INTERNAL COLLABORATION – CASE STUDIES

HOW TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO ENHANCE INTERNAL COLLABORATION – CASE STUDIES

HOW TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO ENHANCE INTERNAL COLLABORATION – CASE STUDIES   How can social media tools help an organization’s internal collaboration? Three examples of three different companies, using three different social media platforms, provide good case studies to illustrate how social media can enhance internal collaboration.   Pbworks What is Pbworks? Pbworks is […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA QUOTE 15

SOCIAL MEDIA QUOTE 15

SOCIAL MEDIA QUOTE – 15 ‘Social media allows us to behave in ways that we are hardwired for in the first place – as humans. We can get frank recommendations from other humans instead of from faceless companies.’ Francois Gossieaux, The Hyper-Social Organization: Eclipse Your Competition by Leveraging Social Media     This quote illustrates an essential […]

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SOCIAL MEDIA: TOWARDS BECOMING THE FIRST SOURCE OF INFORMATION

SOCIAL MEDIA: TOWARDS BECOMING THE FIRST SOURCE OF INFORMATION

SOCIAL MEDIA: TOWARDS BECOMING THE FIRST SOURCE OF INFORMATION   On the same day of London’s recent Woolwich attack, a friend of mine asked me if I had heard of the news. He added that he had no idea what had been happening until he saw a post on Facebook saying ‘what is going on […]

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Social media quote – 14

Social media quote – 14

Social media quote – 14 “Conventional marketing wisdom long held that a dissatisfied customer tells ten people. But…in the new age of social media, he or she has the tools to tell ten million.” Paul Gillin, author of The New Influencers This sentence illustrates the core of social media’s power: its snowball effect. A message […]

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TWITTER ADVERTISING

TWITTER ADVERTISING

TWITTER ADVERTISING Twitter has recently concluded a deal with one of the biggest companies in US advertising, Starcom Media Vest Group (SMG), a division of Publicis – the clients of which include giants like Microsoft and Coca-Cola. The deal is said to be worth several hundred million dollars. This event surely highlights the importance Twitter […]

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