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Facebook Shares The Most Social Places in the World

Facebook Shares The Most Social Places in the World | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

Excerpt from article written by Drew Olanoff: 

"I’ve noticed that a lot of my friends that don’t use a service like foursquare or Twitter to broadcast location to the world are more than happy to check-in wherever they go within their more personal network on Facebook. According to Facebook, of this data was aggregated anonymously, so there’s nothing to worry about when it comes to your personal security. 

 

Facebook acquired foursquare competitor Gowalla this year, mostly for its design and mobile capabilities, especially for its Timeline feature. It will be interesting to see how much location begins to influence the product, especially when it comes to its mobile offerings. Facebook also picked up Glancee, which was a hot location aware app at SXSW this year.

 

Once the Instagram deal goes through, Facebook will gain access to a whole host of location-based data associated with photos.

 

Will Facebook double-down on location? If it has learned anything from the beautiful product Google shipped with Google+ Local, the answer has to be yes. The social network has the largest number of engaged eyeballs in the world, ready to click on things and visit new places. It’s time to up its game, because foursquare and Google are eating its lunch."

 

(TDS) - I think Drew makes the right point: facebook is building a local data and content arsenal that will give it a unique edge in the mobile/local space.  Facebook is basically saying, "check out these guns".


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3 Ways to Generate Leads With LinkedIn Groups

3 Ways to Generate Leads With LinkedIn Groups | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

Does your business need more leads?

 

Are you participating in LinkedIn groups?

 

LinkedIn groups are the easiest way to generate leads.

 

In this article, you’ll discover how to maximize LinkedIn group networking to highlight your value and find and connect with important prospects.

 

Why LinkedIn Groups?

 

Since it launched back in 2003, LinkedIn has undergone a remarkable transformation. What started as a basic “careers” website with 4500 users is now a global B2B lead generation and networking phenomenon with almost 300 million members.


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5 Tips For Fast And Focused Meetings

5 Tips For Fast And Focused Meetings | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

Rather than getting bogged down in any more overcrowded and underproductive business meetings, try implementing these five tips, and start refining those daily tests of endurance.

 


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Rather than getting bogged down in any more overcrowded and underproductive business meetings, try implementing these five tips, and start refining those daily tests of endurance.

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Meetings in the business world consume so much time, cost a fortune in terms of the collective time cost in dollars of all participants, and often end without resolutions being reached.


It is far better for all concerned, and the business itself, if all meetings can be conducted in a fast and focused manner.


This excellent article, suggests that business owners should avoid running overcrowded and unproductive meetings, and it offers five tips to ensure that all future meetings are fast and focused and lead to productive outcomes.

donhornsby's curator insight, Today, 11:26 AM

Rather than getting bogged down in any more overcrowded and underproductive business meetings, try implementing these five tips, and start refining those daily tests of endurance.

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4 Ways to Maximize Your Network With Social Media

4 Ways to Maximize Your Network With Social Media | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Do you want to quickly find and meet contacts related to your industry? Are you looking for ways to establish a long-term relationship with those connections? It can be tough to make first contact without coming on too strong.

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Google Updates Analytics- Replaces Visits with Sessions and Adds Graphs - Seo Sandwitch Blog

Google Updates Analytics- Replaces Visits with Sessions and Adds Graphs - Seo Sandwitch Blog | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

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How I Became The Most Followed Nobody In Finland via @JaanaNystrom

How I Became The Most Followed Nobody In Finland via @JaanaNystrom | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

@Jaana Nyström is a great curator and she just beat me to the punch :). When she shared her EPIC journey of using G+ to move from "nobody" to "somebody" I planned to blog about her amazing journey. The content and message was too good to be trapped in comments.

Read this post CAREFULLY as you may recognize where you are on Jaana's timeline of personal brand development. There are several "inside baseball" tips to pay particular attention to including:

* Don't worry about perfection, start publishing.
* G+ is an AMAZING and vastly under used tool (start there add more social nets later).
* No matter what, keep turning the crank (keep going) since the only sin you and your personal band can't recover from is NOT PLAYING.

Great stuff from an amazing curator. What lessons did you learn from Jaana Nystrom? What similar lessons have you learned as you create a meaningful personal brand?


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Suvi Salo's comment, April 14, 2:28 PM
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malek's curator insight, April 14, 4:35 PM

 I usually don't envy people, but I do envy @Jaana Nyström a bit for her energy & passion. 

Gary Harwell's curator insight, April 15, 1:13 AM

seems reasonable

 

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3 Pinterest Mistakes You Don't Want To Make - Write On Track

3 Pinterest Mistakes You Don't Want To Make - Write On Track | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Don't make these three Pinterest mistakes. They are surprisingly common and yet are very easy to prevent. Make your website and images more pinnable by following these three tips.

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Why Social Is the New SEO

Why Social Is the New SEO | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

Matt Cutts’ video on the role of social media in SEO suggests that future search results may provide tighter integration with social results. It’s evident that the web is an intensely social place.

 

Maybe the size of your social empire is irrelevant. But your social presence is very relevant when it comes to search'.

 

Read More: http://www.quicksprout.com/2014/04/11/why-social-is-the-new-seo/


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Marilyn Moran's curator insight, April 15, 8:43 PM

The lines are blurred between search + social.  This explains why you can't have search success without social.

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Pinterest for Business: What You Need To Succeed

Pinterest for Business: What You Need To Succeed | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Pinterest is the best social network for marketers to spend time on. Every pin has the potential to drive traffic back to your website, and our research shows that pins on Pinterest continue driving traffic for a long time: 50% of traffic comes after 3 months. Facebook and Twitter posts are visible to your audience…

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How to Network With LinkedIn Groups

How to Network With LinkedIn Groups | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Are you looking to improve your online networking? Have you thought about becoming more active in LinkedIn groups? The connections you make in a LinkedIn group not only expand your network, they enhance your authority and bring in new leads.

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Getting Back to Basics: Branding 101

Getting Back to Basics: Branding 101 | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Recently, we were asked by a long-term client to help them reposition their brand in the marketplace. 2014 is a milestone year for the firm as they introduce significant process innovations that will…

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Stefano Principato's curator insight, April 9, 3:40 AM

Brand messaging must be:

  • Relevant – It speaks to stakeholders most important needs and wants
  • Differentiating – It separates you from the competition
  • Authentic – It’s in your true voice and consistent with who you are (and want to be)
  • Credible – Stakeholders believe you can deliver on the brand promise
  • Aspirational – It builds on your existing equity and takes it to the next level.
MTD's comment, April 9, 5:25 AM
Good takeout Stefano. Our thinking is similar. We use a sixfold testing for positionings as well and it's similar. Most important, I think, is truth (your authenticity). Everything stems from that. Branding and positioning work will always founder if it's not true.
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What will social media's giants look like in 5 or 10 years?

What will social media's giants look like in 5 or 10 years? | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Five years ago, Facebook trailed MySpace and Twitter was busy harpooning its Fail Whale. Where will they be in five more? Experts tell us.

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Content Curation Tools: The Ultimate List

Content Curation Tools: The Ultimate List | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
The Ultimate List of Content Curation Tools, and accompanying map, is comprised of both business grade tools that can support organizations’ content marketing strategies, as well as personal curati…

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Marta Torán's curator insight, April 4, 8:32 AM

Curación de Contenidos

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WHY… The Most Important Question in Social Media

WHY… The Most Important Question in Social Media | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

The question for most businesses leaders is not “if” they should be using social media. There are far more important questions to both ask and answer.

 

Did you know that on average 98% of the people who “like” a business Facebook page will never visit the actual page again? They may only see it in their newsfeed “if” the brand is lucky and Facebook’s edgerank algorithm determines it is worthy of a view in the newsfeed of their fans.


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15 Twitter Facts and Figures for 2014 You Need to Know - Jeffbullas's Blog

15 Twitter Facts and Figures for 2014 You Need to Know - Jeffbullas's Blog | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

The microblogging giant has come a long way since co-founder Jack Dorsey's first tweet. Here are some Twitter facts and figures worth checking out.

 

Twitter went public in November 2013. The much ballyhooed IPO was a big hit as TWTR opened at $26.00 and closed at $44.90 in its first day of trading. Today Twitter trades at $44.60 despite a net loss of $34 million in its most recent quarterly report.

 

While Twitter has become an incredible brand, it must find a way to show profitability in the future. We don’t want the little blue bird to fly away....


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, Today, 1:38 AM

Ahhh Twitter. My favorite channel!

Jeff Domansky's curator insight, Today, 1:42 AM

It's all about Twitter and some great facts.

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Curation Is The Next Web Revolution - ScentTrail Marketing Archive

Curation Is The Next Web Revolution - ScentTrail Marketing Archive | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

Scenttrail Marketing Archive
Thought it might be an interesting exercise to revisit key posts from Scenttrail Marketing. Curation Is The Next Web Revolution is why I got to play with Scoop.it.

After one of Scoop.it's founders, Marc Rougier, read this post they offered to let me play with their cool new tool while still in beta. Curation Is The Next Web Revolution feels more true today than when it was first shared in early 2011.

Curation is the best way to test content as I described in How I Use Scoop.it (http://sco.lt/5pwF6n). We are so committed to content curation we are building a new tool called CrowdFunde to help websites understand what content helps them the most.

No doubt in our mind content curation is what's next. What about you? Are you curating content? Share how you use tools like Scoop.it, G+, Paper.li or your blog to create effective content marketing and we will share with our tribe.

 


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1,000,000 people and businesses are now using Scoop.it!

1,000,000 people and businesses are now using Scoop.it! | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Interest-based content curation was only a vision 2 years ago when we launched: in a post Web 2.0 world, we felt that more and more we are the content we publish. Whether we liked it or not, we would all need to become media - a problem for busy professionals who don’t have time or inspiration for that and whose primary expertise is often not to be a content publisher.

Since then, publishing-by-curation rapidly turned into an important trend as 1,000,000 freelance professionals, community managers, content marketers, educators, knowledge managers, thought leaders, and more are now using Scoop.it to demonstrate and share their professional expertise, develop visibility for their small or mid-sized businesses or to make the company they work for smarter. Continue reading →

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21 Simple Ways to Get More Followers for Your Google Plus Business Page

21 Simple Ways to Get More Followers for Your Google Plus Business Page | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
With its business-friendly features and implications for Google search, here's how you can supercharge your page on the network now.

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Emmanuel Gigante's curator insight, April 17, 7:22 PM

#google is master of search might makesense to know how to be found there.......

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How Can Your Personal Brand Help You Get the Job You Want?

How Can Your Personal Brand Help You Get the Job You Want? | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
What if a university dropout had a simple solution to get the job you really want but don’t know how to get? In order to be the first person people think o

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Social Selling Targeting from The Hunger Games

Social Selling Targeting from The Hunger Games | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Katniss Everdeen gained notoriety in Panem for her attitude and archery skills, as she fired arrows with precise control during The Hunger Games. Katniss built these targeting skills over time, practicing and hunting for food in her District 12 home. Those

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A brief History of Social Media (1969-2012) [INFOGRAPHIC]

A brief History of Social Media (1969-2012) [INFOGRAPHIC] | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

But here’s the thing: the history of social media actually goes back a lot further, and its roots can be found in blogging, Google, AOL, ICQ, the beginnings of the world wide web and, perhaps surprisingly, CompuServe. 


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Serge Dielens * Soci(et)al Marketing Communication expert @ EdgeCommunication.be *'s curator insight, April 18, 8:34 AM

Qui peut prédire la suite?

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, April 18, 3:18 PM

Breve historia de los Medios de Comunicación Social

Manuel Pinto's curator insight, April 20, 12:17 PM

More a timeline than a history. Useful, anyway.

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How to Make Your Slideshare Spicy – Even If It’s Your First One.

How to Make Your Slideshare Spicy – Even If It’s Your First One. | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

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Slideshare is a phenomenal way to repurpose your content which can be used in newsletters, ablog post, presentations or even your strategy page. But content isn’t the only thing it has going for them – it’s the social distribution complement that makes it more powerful. The slideshares can be shared or embedded on websites. You get a whole lot of fresh exposure from people that may not be reading your blog or following you on social media.


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One-Third of U.S. Students Use School-Issued Mobile Devices -- THE Journal

One-Third of U.S. Students Use School-Issued Mobile Devices -- THE Journal | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

by David Nagel

 

"New research indicates virtually all middle and high school students have access to mobile devices and are using them for schoolwork. And nearly a third of them are using mobile devices issued by their schools.

 

"According to the report, "The New Digital Playbook: Understanding the Spectrum of Students' Activities and Aspirations," issued by Project Tomorrow in an event taking place in Washington, DC today, 89 percent of high school students (grades 9–12) and 73 percent of middle school students (grades 6–8) have access to smart phones. Another 66 percent in both groups have access to laptops. Sixty-one percent of middle schoolers and 50 percent of high schoolers have access to tablets. And 48 percent of middle schoolers and 39 percent of high schoolers have access to digital readers."


Read more at http://thejournal.com/articles/2014/04/08/a-third-of-secondary-students-use-school-issued-mobile-devices.aspx#P80oB04Mf5Gke1EW.99


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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, April 8, 8:38 PM

This is important information.

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3 Content Strategies To Convert Visitors To Customers - Small Business Trends

3 Content Strategies To Convert Visitors To Customers - Small Business Trends | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Small Business Trends 3 Content Strategies To Convert Visitors To Customers Small Business Trends The reality is, inbound marketing – the use of blogging, social media, strategic keywords, optimized landing pages, custom content and sharp calls to...

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Evergreen. Not Gum, But Content

Evergreen. Not Gum, But Content | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

You’ve heard the term “evergreen content” thrown around lately, and there are reasons for that. We’re in the age of information; we want it, we need it. Say you are curious about the subtle nuances of early 19th century Spanish architecture (hey, you never know!), and you want to confirm how many buildings Antoni Gaudi designed in Barcelona. So you Google-up, and come across an article explaining Gaudi’s architectural portfolio.  Bingo: you have reaped the benefits of evergreen content!


What is it? Why do you need it? Who cares? We answer all the fundamentals of evergreen content.


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How Men And Women Stack Up On Social Media (Infographic)

How Men And Women Stack Up On Social Media (Infographic) | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Men and women have different tastes when it comes to social media, and a new infographic from Finances Online takes a look at our various habits.

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Michelle Gilstrap's curator insight, April 3, 12:35 PM

This is very informative on how Women and Men use social media.