Getting to the essence, or Tao, of social media is about understanding connection and engagement.
The purpose of using social media for your business is to connect with and engage your audience, create word-of-mouth activity for your business, generate leads and convert those leads into sales.
Social media has revolutionized the way we connect and share information. As social media has evolved, it has become increasingly recognized as a fixture rather than a trend. It is embedded in many dimensions of our day-to-day life and has profoundly affected the business sphere.
We treat business as a military operation in which only the fittest survive. Our quest for victory may be providing us with short-term wins, but the tactics are hurting us long-term -- in ways that we have yet to fully understand.
Ivon Prefontaine's insight:
I put this one in the technology and business leadership, because it is about disconnecting to reconnect with those people and things that are most important to us. Create an Age of Meaning as we move out of the Information Age.
"What's next for Web 2.0?" Assuming that Web 2.0 was meant to be a kind of software version number, we’re constantly asked about "Web 3.0." Is it the semantic web? The sentient web? Is it the social web?
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Many developing nations have committed themselves to becoming Knowledge Societies in the near future, approving development plans for horizons extended 10, 15 or 25 years, with a view to substantially change their economies.
Because of its openness, its technology based on mobility, cloud and performing networks, because of globalization, free trade and capital movement; the Networked Society will transform and reshape businesses and industries.
"Perhaps, then, the tech era will be about harnessing human psychology, and not merely spending millions on the next best thing. That will, after all, only perpetuate the techno-treadmill of dissatisfaction."
Sooner or later, all big public media companies go in search of a choke point, the place where they can find a leg up in terms of attention and monetization. FACEBOOK said to you and to everyone else: Build your...
Ivon Prefontaine's insight:
I read, re-read, thought, and re-thought what Godin said in this article. I don't want to be a product. That is troubling.
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