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How to Pin to Pinterest if there is no Picture (Tool)

How to Pin to Pinterest if there is no Picture (Tool) | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it

Great tip for using the wildly successful, primarily visual platform, Pinterest.  ~  Deb


Excerpt:  


If you’re using Pinterest to curate content (click to see how), you sometimes run into a great blog post that doesn’t have a picture or has a picture that is too small to pin.


Thanks to Maggie McGary over at Social Fish, here's how to use a great tool (Shotpin)  for pinning blogs without pictures.


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Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest – Are You Sharing Too Much Online? [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest – Are You Sharing Too Much Online? [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it
Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest – Are You Sharing Too Much Online?


Do NOT publicize your DATE or PLACE of BIRTH friends.


Just because it is easy to share information doesn't mean you should.  If you see any of those Facebook or other social media status games asking for ANY security information, do not play along and do not forward it to your friends. It's not a game, it's a hacking identity theft business at work. ~  Deb


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It pays to remember that with social media you’re always on camera, and anything you say or do can be used against you.


This infographic from Trend Micro takes a closer look at the risks of posting too much information (TMI) to social networks.

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Elite Leadership Tweets and the $1.3 Trillion Price Of Not Tweeting At Work -

Elite Leadership Tweets and the $1.3 Trillion Price Of Not Tweeting At Work - | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it

"Recently, the CEO of Oracle, one of the largest and most advanced computer tech corporations in the world, tweeted for the very first time and joined a club that remains surprisingly elite."


DN:  Twitter is peerless in its current, to the moment sensing of what is going on in the world and the ease with which connections happen.  Leadership + social, however, moves slowly, as attested by the CEO of HootSuite.  HootSuite has been my favorite twitter management tool, by the way.  


Leader reluctance to fully understand the impact and usefulness of social media may be to their company's detriment, via new findings released by McKinsey as well as learning which big companies are investing in social now.


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Social technologies [can] free up expertise trapped in departmental silos. High-skill workers can now be tapped company-wide

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Excerpts:


Among CEOs of the world’s Fortune 500 companies, a mere 20 have Twitter accounts. Larry Ellison, the Oracle CEO, by the way, hasn’t tweeted since.


A new report from McKinsey Global Institute, however, makes yet another business case for social media:

  

  • According to an analysis of 4,200 companies by the business consulting giant, social technologies stand to unlock from $900 billion to $1.3 trillion in value.
 
  • At the high end, that approaches Australia’s annual GDP.
  • Two-thirds of the value ...rests in “improved communications and collaboration within and across enterprises...” 
  
  • Any human interaction in the workplace can be "socialized"--endowed with the speed, scale, and disruptive economics of the Internet.


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In the last year...Google, Microsoft, Salesforce, Adobe and even Oracle, spent about $2.5 billion snatching up social media tools.
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...R&D teams brainstorm products, HR vets applicants, sales fosters leads, and operations ...forecasts and monitors supply chains.

  

Social technologies [can] free up expertise trapped in departmental silos. High-skill workers can now be tapped company-wide.

  

...social sharing translates to a productivity windfall as "enterprise information becomes accessible and searchable, rather than locked up as ‘dark matter’ in inboxes.”


In the last year, the world’s largest enterprise software companies--Google, Microsoft, Salesforce, Adobe, and even Ellison’s own Oracle--have spent upward of $2.5 billion snatching up social media tools to add to their enterprise suites.


Even Twitter-phobic CEOs may have a hard time ignoring that business case.


Read the full article by Author Ryan Holmes, the CEO of HootSuite here.  Hootsuite is a social media management system with 4 million users, including 79 of the Fortune 100 companies.

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Social Media Use Surging at Large Companies

Social Media Use Surging at Large Companies | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it
Social media use continues to rise at the Fortune 500 companies.
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How to Use Social Listening to Track Clients, Competitors & More

How to Use Social Listening to Track Clients, Competitors & More | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it

Listening is where to start with the overwhelm of social media, to divide, sort and conquer - making sense of what is current.  


Shelly Kramer's blog post is about using social channels to listen to keep track of clients and competitors and a whole lot more.


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Have a purpose so you can find gold in the social media sea of information.

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There's a wealth of information online beyond just managing your clients if you know what you're looking for.  


Have a purpose so you can find gold in the social media sea of information. Here are some great suggestions of how to do it:


  • find content
   
  • find your inspiration
   
  • do your homework:  competitive research 
   
  • learn what people are saying about your brand


Shelly suggests you go to Facebook without logging in or openstatussearch.com


Advanced Twitter Search


Twitter is a rich source of real-time information ~ an instant focus group that immediately dials you in to what’s trending all over the world .   


By listening you can work to develop and craft your integrated marketing strategies.


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HANDY Infographic for Google+ Users: Text Formatting Made Easy

HANDY Infographic for Google+ Users:  Text Formatting Made Easy | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it

How to make bold text, italics, strikethroughs in Google+ posts." 

   

From MT Weekly.  Easy!   Using Google+ as a choice?  More here about choosing Google+ for your posts:  

   

Excerpt:
   

There are two significant benefits of using Google+: 

   

  • First, social media in general is essential today to immerse yourself in industry knowledge and stay ahead of the curve on the latest trends in your field.  Google+ is a more organized, comprehensive tool than Twitter, and its more personalized than LinkedIn with more engaging features.
   
  • Second, when a potential employer Googles your name, your robust Google+ profile will show up. You can use it as a way to showcase your professional interests, personality, and industry savvy to stand out from the rest of the heard. Here's a quick job seeker's guide to using it:
      

It's a great addition to your social media belt. 

   
Source:  USNews Money

   

Personally, I find the use of Circles, robust and VERY smart.  Twitter lists?  Ahh, I have them and don't use them right  now.  ~  Deb

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How to generate revenue from blogging and content marketing

How to generate revenue from blogging and content marketing | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it
An infographic highlighting the revenue generating opportunities of content marketing...


**Companies that blog get up to 55%more traffic


**They also get up to 97% more inbound links (which search engines like!)


**They can get up to 434% more indexed pages in search engines


**Blogging companies get up to 25x times more business leads


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Read article here: [http://bit.ly/ILHdyz]


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Is Influence Moving Prospects From Likes To Buys? [Infographic]

Is Influence Moving Prospects From Likes To Buys? [Infographic] | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it

This piece is from Socialmouths, here are some interesting findings from Coupon Cabin's infographic:


Jan Gordon:


...The research says younger people are more inclined to follow recommendations about products or services from their friends than people over 55. I personally think that is changing as social communities evolve.


Excerpt:


"we keep trying to close the gap between discovery and recommendation through Social Media and actual sales. 


Are "Likes" ...turning into "Buys"?


 The reason social media users are following brands divided by gender:


The study by Burst Media says the #1 reason is to keep up with content. In my opinion, people follow a brand to get something in exchange, a discount or special deals.


I might check out a brand to learn something about it but that doesn’t mean I will “follow” that brand.


18% of social media are influenced by friends behavior – This is what we have talking about to small business, look at social media as a discovery and recommendation engine. This is the core of Earned Media.


  • People are influenced by their friends much more than by any advertising.



The “Age Factor”:


  • Individuals under 35 are more likely to be influenced by their friends behavior than a 55 year-old


  • There are a lot of elements to play with here but it’s basically just human nature, younger people rely more on others opinions than a 55 year-old.


  • Which doesn’t mean you should ignore this, it is very important that you consider these things when approaching your audience.


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See article and infographic here: [http://bit.ly/MYSIZO]


Infographic courtesy of: Coupon Cabin


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How to Power those Connections: Business Networking that Works via LinkedIn - Forbes

How to Power those Connections:  Business Networking that Works via LinkedIn - Forbes | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it

"Using LinkedIn to create a network that you can really do business with, in the emerging "gig' economy."

  


Good reminders on building traction and just-in-time contacts, including travel connections. I've set up open invites for places where I travel, after making connections at conferences, just as Neal suggests. ~  Deb

  

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It’s important because half of us won’t be in jobs within 8 years.
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Excerpted: 

  

It’s important because half of us won’t be in jobs within 8 years. We’ll be part of what Susannah Breslin calls the “gig” economy: small, micro-businesses highly dependent on our personal brand value and our connections for revenue!


...The reality...is we all need new ways to convert weak ties into business.


Here are more excerpts from the featured interview with Neal Schaffer who has written “Maximizing LinkedIn for Sales and Social Media Marketing” providing insider tips on...converting weak ties into strong.


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That is the supreme value of my LinkedIn connections, ...activate them...when I need them.

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NS: “I look at my current LinkedIn network as something inbetween a following and a community.  ...my LinkedIn connections provide me something that no other social network has: The ability to activate my Professional Graph, on demand, when I need to reach out to someone after finding them on an Advanced People Search.


That is the supreme value of my LinkedIn connections, ...activate them...only when I need them.


...I activate my LinkedIn network ...when I travel. I can easily search for my connections who live in a certain area and contact them in hopes of visiting them. This has led to many great networking events and new acquaintances, including one who introduced me to a Japanese publisher for whom I am currently negotiating a book deal.


All of this happened because of

   

1) my proactive engagement,

  

2) the LinkedIn functionality and

   

3) the fact that the demographic on LinkedIn is professional and more homogeneous in its professional nature than you will find on other social networks.”


Read the full post here.  Photo credit: by Detlef La Grand, Flickr CC

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It’s time to evolve the social media mindset

It’s time to evolve the social media mindset | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it

"Think systems.  It applies to everything, including social media.  Close the country club."


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....we should stop talking about social media as its own country club

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Excerpts:

   

“When it comes to integrating social media into the overall business, companies must evolve and change structurally, culturally and on a personal employee level to succeed.” And what this means is that we should stop talking about social media as its own country club.

   

"...stop talking about social media in your company. Make sure you stand out as a marketing leader and address the objectives of growth in customer awareness, consideration, conversion, loyalty, and advocacy. Use the full digital marketing palette available to you."

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How to Write the Perfect Blog Post [Infographic]

How to Write the Perfect Blog Post [Infographic] | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it

"Here's a diagrammed block by block handy infographic with all the good stuff:  What Comprises the Perfect Blog Post."

 

Excerpts, infographic:  How do you about writing the perfect blog post?   From Derek Halpern of Social Triggers we have a handy visual representation of the key elements that make up the perfect blog post including:

  

  • attention-grabbing headlines,
  • key insights,
  • soundbites,
  • connecting with the readers emotions, and
  • a few call-to-actions

   

Result:  An effective and well, perfect blog post.


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Why Social Media Is Good For Business [INFOGRAPHIC]

Why Social Media Is Good For Business [INFOGRAPHIC] | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it

Did you know that 75 percent of people feel that their company is behind the curve when it comes to the use of social media? This infographic tells the tale, 2012, and shows opportunity as well.


Excerpts:


  • About half of all U.S. employers block their staff from accessing social networking sites in the office.    

   


Fear abounds, and so do opportunities:    

   


  • Social is good for business:  Morale, Listening, Voice of the Customer, Advertising, Learning, Forecasting

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Using Google+ Hangout for a Virtual Meeting & CEO's Going Virtual to Connect - TheSocialMediaLearningLab

Using Google+ Hangout for a Virtual Meeting & CEO's Going Virtual to Connect - TheSocialMediaLearningLab | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it

“Going Virtual: To lead in unfamiliar territory amid constant change, CEOs will need to learn from their own networks. Here's a Google+ Hangout handout to help."


Photo:   The United Nations Secretary-General preparing for the Google+ Hangout virtual meeting.


Here is a handout and a major report reference to help with the increase of virtual connections:

1) Recent results from an extensive study by IBM on how CEO's view face-to-face vs. virtual meetings, and their social media forecast.

2) A practical handout on how to connect using Google+ Hangout.      

   


   


I also mention using alternatives AND a back-up plan, such as using one of the free conferencing phone number services.


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CEOs will need to learn from their own networks. They will need to assemble those networks like portfolios.
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Social media now includes grandmothers maintaining contact with their grandchildren via bedtime stories over Skype.    

Here's a few excerpts from the IBM recent report:

Major findings include:

  • CEO’s are seeing less value in face-to-face encounters and are increasingly pursuing social media and collaboration technologies for interacting with others.



  • Over 50% [of the CEO's interviewed] expect social channels to be a primary way of engaging customers within five years.”



  • 20% of CEO’s said that social media already is one of their most important forms of interaction with others
    
  • Currently 80% see face-to-face interactions as very important today, that’s expected to slip to just 67 percent who will feel that way in 3-5 years.
      
    

This is the first time I've seen a more deliberate report of leadership viewing social as a "what" as well as a "how" in leading.
    
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Collaboration tools help all disciplines within the company to work more closely together.
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Using Content Curation as a Source for Perfect Content Marketing Mix [INFOGRAPHIC]

Using Content Curation as a Source for Perfect Content Marketing Mix [INFOGRAPHIC] | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it

Here's a useful infographic on curation and content creation, noting, "creating original content is the biggest obstacle for 73% of content marketers."

 

"How curation can become an effective tool to incease visibility, boost SEO and establish thought leadership. ...carefully handpicking the best content sources and amassing them in a way that clearly explains all strong points will help you produce an organized content."

 

Key Takeaways:

  • Creating original content is the biggest obstacle for 73% of content marketers.   
 
  • 75% of marketers cannot justify spending the time needed to create original content for their audience.   
 
  • There are a variety of tools developed within the past 3 years that can help marketers and content curators gather the most relevant content, re-purpose it, and present it to their audience in unique ways. 

    

  • 85% of brands use content curation to establish thought leadership, and 80% say it enables them to increase brand visibility

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How to Take Advantage of LinkedIn, Your Profile & ID Tags

How to Take Advantage of LinkedIn, Your Profile & ID Tags | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it

Nikki Little has shared a great slide deck on being proactive with LinkedIn via identitypr.com.

  

If your clientele is well represented on LinkedIn, via the HubSpot example above, one sample of Nikki's slides, what are you waiting for?

  

Nikki shares examples step by step.

  

My own experience is that LinkedIn has been fruitful and rewarding in building my own client base over the last five years.

  

NOTE:  Nikki Little and I are both on the program at the upcomingSeptember 13th Women's Exchange of Washtenaw Forum 2012, Empower Michigan.

  

I've written more about the upcoming WXW Forum on my other mini-blog, via 

  

  • ...using extrovert, introvert to describe a person is like using our known solar system to explain the universe. It's a way to begin, but there's a lot more out there.  ~  Deb


Come join us!


Thanks again Nikki for the helpful Slideshare.


~ Deb


PS:  


Check out my LinkedIn profile here if you want to see my own evidence of building connection and communicating on LinkedIn.  


I also run about 5-6 groups on LinkedIn, in my spare time.  Check out our OPEN, free Social Media Learning Lab group on LinkedIn here.

The Social Media Learning Lab is also represented:

 

and a few other places.


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How LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter Have Changed the ROI of Leadership - Forbes

How LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter Have Changed the ROI of Leadership - Forbes | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it

"Linkedin, Facebook and Twitter have changed the ROI on leadership and it’s your responsibility to get in the game."


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As a former C-level exec, I was skeptical myself, but now I’m a believer. Linkedin, Facebook and Twitter have changed the ROI on leadership and it’s your responsibility to get in the game.


About a year ago, the head of marketing for a healthcare company told me, “our leaders are not paid to write and express their POV outside their immediate roles & responsibilities. Besides, many of them don’t write well and would tarnish their image if they tried.”


I responded  ...many of your smaller competitors have invested in activating the voices of their senior executives by training them how to blog and also how to utilize social media to expand their reach and influence.”


This prediction recently became a reality and not only has the head of marketing been fired, but the company has had to hire new talent that understands how to implement the power of social media.


Read the full post and helpful comments here.


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Social Media Coaching Can Bridge Skills Gap | Business 2 Community

Social Media Coaching Can Bridge Skills Gap | Business 2 Community | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it

Recent poll:  Managers’ lack of understanding of social media means they are unsure of the returns. It’s a knowledge and skills gap that is preventing businesses from getting value from social media.


Via the Chartered institute of Management UK polling 1500 businesses worldwide about the use and attitude towards social media.


Deb:  Could be an opportunity to build some peer learning and perhaps some group coaching, internally.


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34 Social Media Truths in a Nut Shell

"Becoming a social business doesn't happen overnight.  Building business with social is an investment."


The graphics alone communicate a lot here.  Great visuals.  Check out the clear communities create markets - from the internet marketing sphere.  


Helpful slideshare!  


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Social is Changing Everything - What You Need to Know

Social is Changing Everything - What You Need to Know | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it

Social is changing so rapidly, it's impossible to create a plan when you have a moving target. The only solution at this point in time is to dive in and learn quickly.\


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"Don't plan social media just do it!"

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 Jay Deragon - Excerpts:


  • As more and more conversations begin to impact business models, market relations and the supply and demand equations change.

  • Most executives are totally disconnected from the dynamics created by all things social.
  • Yet the same executives expect their managers to come up with a plan to use this thing called social media.


  • If you ask someone for a plan that neither you or they understand you’ll get a plan that doesn’t create anything new


  • What they know is not what they need to know.


Takeaways:


  • The plan ought to be more about understanding, learning and adapting to the new marketplace dynamics that are changing your relationships with buyers



  • Doc Searle wrote The Cluetrain Manifesto which Jay mentions.  Review it!


Read full article here: [http://bit.ly/LnyFU1]


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Alessio Manca's comment, June 5, 2012 12:18 PM
Agreed 101% "Most executives are totally disconnected from the dynamics created by all things social."
Martin (Marty) Smith's comment, July 25, 2012 7:41 PM
Thanks for the pickup Jesus. Marty
janlgordon's comment, July 26, 2012 10:48 AM
Thanks for your input Marty! I think it's possible for anyone to catch up in social if they have a clear purpose and intent, know who their audience is and serve them with excellent solutions on a consistent basis. Obviously, this is a longer discussion, many great books out there, haven't read the one you suggest and will take a look at that.
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Why McKinsey Says Social Media Could Add $1.3 Trillion to the Economy

Why McKinsey Says Social Media Could Add $1.3 Trillion to the Economy | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it

"It's a natural progression of a truly ubiquitous business process. Social media started as a fad, then became a trend, and is now becoming fully integrated in the fabric of how we do business."


Welcome news to the jobs-starved economy. 


Excerpts:


The study states that, "two-thirds of this potential value lies in improving collaboration and communication within and across enterprises."   Microsoft's acquisition of Yammer and Salesforce.com's purchase of Radian6 are evidence, as well as designated new internal productivity tools that will integrate into current business processes.


Think of the jobs-creation these new tools might influence.


Educate both the workforce and leaders on what social media is and how to access its power.


Retool to welcome the millennial workforce who takes access to social technologies as a given.


The study also states:


  • very few [companies] are anywhere near to achieving the full potential benefit of social media.

  • the most powerful applications of social technologies in the global economy are largely untapped

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Do’s and Dont’s for Community Management [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do’s and Dont’s for Community Management [INFOGRAPHIC] | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it

How do you stay on track on your social media plans and campaigns? This is a handy infographic from Return on Digital which showcases community management basic practice.


  • Good practices, good reminders for Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn! 

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Transliteracy : Constructing Knowledge and Networks | Library world, new trends, technologies

Transliteracy : Constructing Knowledge and Networks | Library world, new trends, technologies | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it

"This hot whiteboard illustration of the nuances of social media is going the distance.  After sharing it on Facebook & Pinterest, it now appears here in a new context, Transliteracy."


Librarians gathered together for a one-day conference on ARLD Day 2012 (27 April) in Minnesota to engage, discuss and connect on the theme “Transliteracy: Constructing Knowledge and Networks and more.


Lane Wilkinson, Assistant Professor and reference and instruction librarian at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, advocated a new literacy taxonomy in his keynote presentation. Lane shared his views on "Wwhat is Transliteracy?


“Transliteracy is the ability to communicate meaning between media.  ...Transliteracy helps us promote literacy across technological barriers.”


See the full presentation with slides & audio, via the original article link here.


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Deb Nystrom, REVELN's comment, July 24, 2012 3:08 PM
I shared this on Facebook & Pinterest, but it also belongs elsewhere too, obviously. Thanks for the inclusion.
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What Brands Are Doing Right - And Wrong - On Pinterest

What Brands Are Doing Right - And Wrong - On Pinterest | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it

"Drake University gets it.  Also hear from Ford, Pepsi and other Fortune 500 companies on measuring social media impact."  

   

I'm intrigued that a university (as I have a long history there), got it right more than the commercial brands did.  Could it be that universities, who bask in a culture different than for profit brands, "get it" about Pinterest's unique culture?

  

Excerpt:

  

  • Drake University is using Pinterest to interact with students and help them navigate campus life.
  
  • While there are some pictures of sporting events and history at Drake—typical Pinterest fare—Drake also has a lot of boards that are practical.


Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/what-brands-are-doing-right-and-wrong-on-pinterest-2012-7?op=1#ixzz21T0MFbnQ


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Who Are the Talkers, Influencers & Social Media Power Users?

Who Are the Talkers, Influencers & Social Media Power Users? | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it

Great piece by Lilach Bullock for Windmillnetworking - selected because its importance to your social business strategy.


Managing people and content is a challenge for all of us. The suggestions here help you to sort out who you engage with so your interactions are mutually productive.


Also note 7 Questions to Help You Locate Your Target Audience


Here are a few highlights:


Social Media Power User


Lilach Bullock: is a social media power user with 60,000 followers. Her favorite social media platform is Twitter. She suggests:

   

  • Listen to your followers
  • Observe their problems
  • Supply a solution
  • Share useful information that speaks directly to them.
    

Talkers


People who are already talking about your products of services


Read Word of Mouth Advertising by Andy Srnovitz. In the book he suggests:


  • Create an exclusive community for your talkers
  • Give them exclusive content and everything they need to talk about you.
  • They need to feel special so exclusive content will drive lots of social traffic to you when it's shared by your talkers


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How LinkedIn Has Turned Your Resume Into A Cash Machine: News, Discussion, Expansion!

How LinkedIn Has Turned Your Resume Into A Cash Machine: News, Discussion, Expansion! | The Social Media Learning Lab | Scoop.it

Carving out the professional cocktail party, talent pool that is LinkedIn may be the smarter strategy:  a slice of something massive in all that is social.


You may have heard the analogies before e.g. LinkedIn is the cocktail party, Facebook is the backyard B-B-Q.  Here's how LinkedIn is making it work in social in the power of that professional party niche, circa 2012 with their current successes & future plans.  ~ Deb


Excerpted from Forbes, author, George Anders:


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"There could be data on every economic opportunity, every skill required to get those jobs and every company offering those roles."  ~ Jeff Weiner, CEO, LinkedIn

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Linked is has:


  • LinkedIn Today, a customized news site that lets people see a front page tailored for their careers.
   
  • Thousands of profession-specific discussion boards, which cater to everyone from auditors to zookeepers.



  • Opened sales offices in Germany, Japan, Brazil, India, Spain and Hong Kong.
   
  • Plans to create an “economic graph” that would show all the matches—and mismatches—between needed skills and available talent worldwide.


“...There could be data on every economic opportunity, every skill required to get those jobs and every company offering those roles. There could be a professional profile for every member of the 3.3 billion people in the global workforce." ~ Jeff Weiner, CEO, LinkedIn


Via Rami Kantari
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