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Gesprek in de buurt

Wat is gesprekindebuurt.nl

Gesprekindebuurt.nl is een site waar je vragen en ideeën kunt delen met anderen in je wijk of dorp. Werk samen om leuke, vernieuwende en helpende initiatieven te realiseren in de buurt.

Je kunt er bijvoorbeeld:Samen met je buren een buurtfeest organiserenVragen of iemand op je kinderen kan passenEen besloten gesprek starten met de wijkverpleegkundigeMet andere ouders praten over je puberkinderenMensen zoeken die samen met jou een buurtmoestuin willen maken

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New The Planet’s 24 Largest Social Media Sites, And Where Their Next Wave Of Growth Will Come From – Stephen's Lighthouse

New The Planet’s 24 Largest Social Media Sites, And Where Their Next Wave Of Growth Will Come From – Stephen's Lighthouse | social media and libraries | Scoop.it

“Here are 5 of the most surprising facts from our first annual global media  census:

1.Facebook still has the largest user population  at 1.16 billion monthly active users. But it’s seldom-discussed that YouTube is close behind with 1 billion  MAUs.

2.China’s giant social media network, Qzone, is running in third place at 712 million total users. It’s twice as large  as global social messaging app WhatsApp, and nearly three times as large as  Twitter.

3.Three of the world’s top 10 social properties are messaging  platforms: WhatsApp, LINE, and WeChat.

4.IPO-bound Twitter is smaller than many of its  less-known rivals, including Tumblr, WhatsApp, and LINE.Eighty-six percent of Facebook‘s users  are outside the United States.

5.Nearly 25% of LinkedIn‘s users are in India.  In fact, there are more Indians than Americans on LinkedIn and Google+.

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New Infographic: Everything you need to know about Facebook apps – Stephen's Lighthouse

New Infographic: Everything you need to know about Facebook apps – Stephen's Lighthouse | social media and libraries | Scoop.it
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Why Twitter will keep growing: Its best ideas come from the users

Why Twitter will keep growing: Its best ideas come from the users | social media and libraries | Scoop.it
A new feature known as Custom Timelines marks the company's entry into curation services.
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5 Social Media Marketing Trends for 2014

5 Social Media Marketing Trends for 2014 | social media and libraries | Scoop.it
The Year of Twitter, it shall be! But what else? Will Google+ finally breakthrough? How far will Snapchat go? Here's my take on 5 social media marketing trends for 2014!
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What to Do When an Online Community Starts to Fail

What to Do When an Online Community Starts to Fail | social media and libraries | Scoop.it
Mature online communities like Wikipedia and Yelp face a unique set of challenges.
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This So-Called Digital Life: Re-Evaluating the Value of Social Media - Brian Solis

This So-Called Digital Life: Re-Evaluating the Value of Social Media - Brian Solis | social media and libraries | Scoop.it

I refer to today’s value system in social engagement as the 5 Vs. With each update, we look for something in return and each represent a shifting balance between…

1) Vision (I learn something, I’m inspired);
2) Validation (I’m accepted or justified);
3) Vindication (I’m right, cleared);
4) Vulnerability (I’m open); and
5) Vanity (Not egotism, but accidental narcissism. I’m important),

These 5 V’s coalesce differently with each update and produce distinct emotional results based on the measure we apply to our own actions, reactions and inactions.

But, perhaps it’s this value system that requires reevaluation. I believe we can invest differently in order to get more out of this digital lifestyle

 

 

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Facebook Is No Longer The Most Popular Social Network For Teens

Facebook Is No Longer The Most Popular Social Network For Teens | social media and libraries | Scoop.it
Twitter has overtaken Facebook as the social...
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The 7 biggest counterintuitive social media mistakes you may be making

The 7 biggest counterintuitive social media mistakes you may be making | social media and libraries | Scoop.it
This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.
I’m pretty well known for making mistakes. It’s kind of a known trait of mine. Just this weekend I walked into a door because I didn’t open it properly first.
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WTF, Internet? Keep your hashtags out of my real-life conversation

WTF, Internet? Keep your hashtags out of my real-life conversation | social media and libraries | Scoop.it
WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of a campaign tempting people to get discounts for saying 'hashtag' at checkout ... because we needed more motivation to be social media-obsessed idiots.
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The Trends In Social That Will Change How Leaders Create Content

The Trends In Social That Will Change How Leaders Create Content | social media and libraries | Scoop.it
Simply word vomiting your expertise on a blog or website doesn’t make you a thought leader. Readers won’t flock to your content just because you’ve written it.
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Twitter’s biggest challenge post-IPO: Optimising for advertising is a double-edged sword

Twitter’s biggest challenge post-IPO: Optimising for advertising is a double-edged sword | social media and libraries | Scoop.it
As Twitter tries to get its financial house in order prior to going public at a multibillion-dollar valuation, one of the aspects of its business that will be under an intense spotlight — as it was with Facebook — is the company’s ability to...
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8 Search & Social Media Optimization Tactics Worth Doing Well

8 Search & Social Media Optimization Tactics Worth Doing Well | social media and libraries | Scoop.it

Fast changing trends and serious competition has digital marketers chasing the latest and greatest tactics like hamsters on exercise wheels. 

 

Good advice is both hard and too easy to come by. Search “social media marketing” on Google and there are over 1 billion results.

 

When it comes to optimizing for search and social media, well implemented basics are as good for search engines and social networks as they are for your customer’s user experience.

 

Here are a 8 fundamentals worth applying to your organization’s daily content creation, amplification and optimization process.

 

Read More: http://www.toprankblog.com/2013/05/search-social-media-tactics/


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Tweeting at the Library

Short preso on using social media to engage patrons, & why & how to start tweeting with a library-specific account. I tweet for the Journalism Library at Columbia University, primarily to share resources, search tips, and answer reference questions.
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5 Top Social Media Trends For 2014 - InformationWeek

5 Top Social Media Trends For 2014 - InformationWeek | social media and libraries | Scoop.it
What's next in the realm of Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and social business? See if you agree with our experts.
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10 surprising social media statistics that might make you rethink your social strategy

10 surprising social media statistics that might make you rethink your social strategy | social media and libraries | Scoop.it
This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.



Social media is changing faster than ever, as if that wasn’t something everyone already knew!

If you’re managing social ...
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Teenagers say goodbye to Facebook and hello to messenger apps

Teenagers say goodbye to Facebook and hello to messenger apps | social media and libraries | Scoop.it
Gradual exodus of young people towards WhatsApp, WeChat and KakaoTalk is just as their mums and dads get the hang of social networking
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Twitter will need to be insanely profitable just to hit its valuation

Twitter will need to be insanely profitable just to hit its valuation | social media and libraries | Scoop.it
If you're considering whether Twitter is a good investment now that it's officially on the stock exchange, it might help to look not only at what future opportunities might hold, but also what it will take to get there.
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Social SEO for Small Businesses | Social Media Today

Social SEO for Small Businesses | Social Media Today | social media and libraries | Scoop.it
(Image) Let’s start with what is SEO?SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization.
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LinkedIn Pulse App Offers Users Content Based on their Professional Profiles

LinkedIn Pulse App Offers Users Content Based on their Professional Profiles | social media and libraries | Scoop.it
With so much news happening each day and so many news outlets, newspapers, 24-hour talk channels, and more offering instant access to worldwide co
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New 8 Content Marketing KPI’s You Can’t Afford To Neglect – Stephen's Lighthouse

New 8 Content Marketing KPI’s You Can’t Afford To Neglect – Stephen's Lighthouse | social media and libraries | Scoop.it

Gone are the days when the Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) were limited to  just measuring the number of “hits” on a website. Web analytics and the Key  Performance Indicators have evolved over the years, and digital marketing has  become more accessible with tools like the Google Analytics, Omniture, and other  CMS systems.  The very general Key Performance Indicators for content  marketing include visitors’ engagement and the conversion rates, which form the  foundation of the KPI monitoring.

1. Unique visitors

2. Geo-targets

3. Mobile readership

4. Bounce rate/time spent

5. Click patterns & heat maps

6. page views

7. Comments

8. social sharing

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5 Social Media Marketing Trends for 2014 - Stryve Group

5 Social Media Marketing Trends for 2014 - Stryve Group | social media and libraries | Scoop.it
Which social media marketing trends should you focus on in 2014? Here are 5 social media trends that are here to stay.
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How to apply PR strategies to improve your company’s SEO

How to apply PR strategies to improve your company’s SEO | social media and libraries | Scoop.it
Brad Miller serves as Director of Business Development for Fathom, leading strategic partnership efforts. He has worked in multiple capacities throughout his career including roles in production, management, consulting, and sales.
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Love your city? Want free stuff? Here’s how to become a Google City Expert

Love your city? Want free stuff? Here’s how to become a Google City Expert | social media and libraries | Scoop.it
The Google City Experts program is one of the best features on Google+, and you can take advantage of it in a few easy steps.
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6 creepy things you might not know Facebook is doing

6 creepy things you might not know Facebook is doing | social media and libraries | Scoop.it
We get it, Facebook makes it money off collecting data - that's all well and good, but it also means we get the heebie-jeebies about it sometimes.
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