Summer 2011 waswrought with unrest throughout the world, and previous to the string of riots in the UK, social media was praised in the unification and mobilization of the masses against oppressive regimes.
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Though colleges and universities have gotten on board with social media, they could be using it far more effectively when crisis looms, especially considering the high rate of usage by their student bodies.
This is an article from the brilliant Design company, Frog Design's, newsletter. In this article Wim Elfrink, Chief Globalisation Officer from Cisco, talks about innovation and smart city technologies. An interesting read.
Engagement is commonly perceived as being a valuable goal when implementing a Facebook marketing strategy.Yet the word "engage" is tossed around like confetti at a mad monks wedding during social media discussions with the assumption that everyone...
Advertising on Facebook is its largest revenue source and was estimated to have reached $2 billion in 2010.
Google’s search advertising revenue in 2010 amounted to more than $25 billion and is its main income stream and at this stage dwarfs Facebook’s advertising earnings.
What Google is watching closely though, is the growth in Facebook’s advertising (which increased by 158% to the $2 billion mark, up from only $775 million in 2009) and that is why Google+ is so important in the search giants future plans as it accelerates its socialization of its on-line properties and demographic data capture.
Facebook has what Google aspires to and that is the detailed demographic information that people enter into Facebook when they sign up to become a user.
Perhaps you have a special skill, talent, or knowledge-base that you want to share with others, and maybe you’ve heard that teaching online courses can make you a little extra money. The resources below will help you discover how to combine both what you have to offer and what you wish to gain by guiding you through creating and establishing an online course. No matter what age of student, subject you want to teach, or size of the class, you will find resources and information to bring your class online.
Please note this piece does not say all people working in all these fields are hacks ignorant of SEO (we have brilliant friends at start ups & web design shops & so on that are razor sharp with SEO), but rather to highlight particularly egregious & bogus claims shouted loudly by an absurd few.
The goal of this infographic was that whenever the "death of SEO" topic is brought up someone can quickly post this image as a response.
Workers are more productive, less stressed working remotely:
The lines between business and leisure are vanishing rapidly according to a recent survey of WIRED’s audience of influencers, conducted in collaboration with Marriott Hotels & Resorts.
The study, designed to explore the reality and evolving needs of this new breed of mobile worker, found that today’s workforce is expected to remain connected and readily available everywhere at any time.
Surprisingly, nearly half of the respondents said they’re more productive when working remotely but have unmet needs out of the office. High-speed Internet connections, charging stations, and comfortable furniture were at the top of the list of essential attributes necessary to create the ideal mobile workspace.
Online learning is the fastest growing form of education today. We hear a lot about online college courses, MOOCs, and traditional universities offering courses online for a variety of subjects and types of students.
Massive Open Online Courses (aka MOOCs) are the biggest trend affecting education right now. They've gotten the attention of VCs, Harvard, MIT, and students around the world. So what's the big deal and what does the future hold?
Learn how cellphones, e-book readers, and tablets are getting kids engaged with learning, focused on working smarter, and ready for the future. This guide can help you better understand how mobile gadgets -- cell phones, tablets, and smartphones -- can engage students and change their learning environment.
Talking avatars for PowerPoint presentations can help to make more dynamic and familiar presentations. There are many different places where we can download free avatars and characters for presentations.
Boundless just launched the public beta version of its brand new site. What is Boundless? It’s a way to easily turn all of the open source information that exists in the world into a simple easy-to-use digital textbook. And it’s free.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.