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We as Curators Must Now Become the Change We Want to See on The Web

We as Curators Must Now Become the Change We Want to See on The Web | The Social Web | Scoop.it

This post was curated by Robin Good - I changed the title because I think it captures the message for all of us who post or curate anything for our audiences and for ourselves.

 

Robin Good: If you are interested in understanding how "content curation" differentiates itself from simple re-sharing and re-blogging here is a great article by Chris DeLine.

 

Great advice for anyone wanting to become an effective content curator: “Whether in tweets, in blog posts, in podcasts, or in newsletters, be ruthless with your attention.

 

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Some adopt a strategy of blanket-curation, throwing everything new or fresh or remotely interesting online and letting other consumers make their own value distinctions.

 

Others assume the role of tastemaker, selectively making the decisions themselves.

 

Both have their place, but the former contributes to what Jonathan Haidt calls “the paradox of abundance,” which he says “undermines the quality of our engagement.”

How many content-overload websites can you monitor before you become overwhelmed by volume? How many share-explosions does it take before you remove a friend from your Facebook feed? How many Tumblr pages can you pay attention to before the reblogs become a blur?

 

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Thoughtful, honest, and caring curation isn’t entirely different than creation.

 

After all, the topics you choose to research, to blog about, and to discuss with friends all begin with the process of sifting through the media abyss yourself and singling out worthwhile information."

 

What really counts is to create content that is useful, meaningful and helpful for others, whether from direct hand authorship, or by curating the best existing resources.

 

Insightful. 8/10

 

http://chrisdeline.com/curation

 

(Image credit: Shutterstock)

 


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Sinan Zirić's curator insight, January 19, 2013 11:50 AM

This is an excellent Curation review.

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The Ultimate Collection Of WordPress Social Network Plugins

The Ultimate Collection Of WordPress Social Network Plugins | The Social Web | Scoop.it

The majority of websites today include social media sharing options in their websites.

One of the effective ways is to include social media sharing options in your blog posts and let your readers share your piece of writing through different social media platforms.

The more options you include, the better it is, at least to a certain extent.

Noupe have compiled some of the most useful WordPress social network for you and hope that you will find this list useful.

 

By Nousheen Aquil.http://bit.ly/RrXnyM

Source. http://bit.ly/RhDSie


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The Measurable Value Of Social Business (Infographic)

The Measurable Value Of Social Business (Infographic) | The Social Web | Scoop.it
What good are these technologies? According to a recent infographic from Mzinga, Teradata Aster, and The Center for Complexity in Business, most companies (64%) are primarily using these platforms for Marketing/Customer Experience.

 

The rest are tinkering with customer support, employee collaboration and sales:
64% for marketing initiatives
47% for customer support
39% for employee collaboration
27% for sales


No real surprise there, but the growing number of platform users and uses does suggest that social business initiatives are at long last becoming more important to business in general. Hallelujah, guys! We’re getting closer and closer to the idea that it’s not social business, it’s just business.


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The Internet vs. Facebook in 10 Years [infographic] - Brian Solis

The Internet vs. Facebook in 10 Years [infographic] - Brian Solis | The Social Web | Scoop.it

At the risk of adding to "statistics fatigue", I've chosen this article by Brian Solis because it's the first time I've seen data on the relative growth of the Internet and Facebook. From the aticle:

 

"The graphic visualizes the meteoric rise of the Internet in just 10 years. For example, in 2002, the Internet boasted 569 million users, which represented 9.1% of the world population. In 2012, that number skyrocketed to 2.27 billion at 33% of the world population. Another tremendous stat is the daily time spent online. In 2002 it was only 46 minutes a day (that was probably the time it took to load one web site). In 2012, it’s clocked four hours a day.

 

Accounting for the 8.7% of fake accounts, Facebook represents 28% of all Internet users at ~12% of the world’s population (estimated at 7 billion)."

 

I think it's a fair assumption that the trends will continue upwards!

 

 

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News Discovery and Topic Monitoring: The Protopage RSS Reader and Start Page

News Discovery and Topic Monitoring: The Protopage RSS Reader and Start Page | The Social Web | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Protopage is a free web service which allows you to easily monitor any keyword, hashtag, topic, RSS feed (and OPML files too) or web site on a custom, personalized private web page.

You can add as many "search" and monitoring widgets to your page and create multiple tabs to monitor and check different topics without creating excessive clutter.

 

Widgets can contain dozen of different information objects besides searches, including video feeds, news, audio podcasts, bookmarks, maps, and a lot more. Check all the widgets you can add here: http://i.imgur.com/BseEu.jpg

 

Try it out now: http://www.protopage.com/

 

 


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mrstock's comment, August 30, 2012 7:39 AM
@Robin Good - agree but it still looks like Microsoft c1995 !
Michael Cerda's comment, September 6, 2012 9:46 AM
Protopage works as a replacement for igoogle. Between the bookmark list, embedded code widget and the web page widget you can do almost anything igoogle did. The thing to note that has bothered me the most is that after a couple of months of use advertisements appeared on the page. You can get rid of them for $2.50 a month. That is more than I would pay. $1 a month, sure. The other real problem is that there doesn't appear to be any way to communicate with the company. There is no publicly accessible forum and no email contact. Protopage is not the prettiest but it can work.
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Thank you Michael for sharing this info. Very useful.
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Basic Functions of a Social Media Tool » Cat's Pyjamas

Basic Functions of a Social Media Tool » Cat's Pyjamas | The Social Web | Scoop.it

Most social media tools have some basic functions in common, that you are already familiar with and can always look for. Knowing those basic functions, and identifying them quickly, can speed up your ability to assess a social media tool for your practice. Once you’ve isolated the basic functions of a new tool, you can focus on exploring its special functions. #smtrng


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Social Influence Measurement Going Through Major Changes

Social Influence Measurement Going Through Major Changes | The Social Web | Scoop.it

This piece was posted in Adweek about the latest news on how companies like Klout and Kred are measuring social influence by delving deeper into an individual's ability to create awareness, drive people to action for a non profit cause, buy products, educate or empower others.  

 

As influence measurement evolves, individuals and businesses will be able to see a more accurate picture profile of any given user.

 

Here are some highlights:

 

Klout began pushing a major redesign oriented around a user's social resume.

 

Kred is also propping up the content that bolsters a user's score with Kred Story.

 

**Kred Story arrays a user's Twitter posts into a dashboard that appends the number of retweets a given post received.

 

**Users can then click on the post to see a selection of who retreeted it.

 

**In addition to using specific Twitter accounts, users can see Kred Stories tied to a hashtag.

 

**In those cases, the Kred Story presents popular posts that include the hashtag as well as the number of tweets and retweets featuring it.

 

Andrew Grill, CEO of Kred in addition to analyzing tweets in real time, which they have been doing since November 2008, Kred also has access to Facebook.

 

It will be interesting to watch this evolve for individuals and businesses to see who the real influencers are in different categories.

 

**Kred Story will not only see what people are saying about a given topic but also who are the most influential on that subject

 

Kred is eyeing Linkedin and Google+ as the next social networks to include the end of this year.

 

Selected by Jan Gordon covering "Curation, Social Business and Beyond"

 

Read full article here: [http://bit.ly/R3AaDm]


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What Does the Collaboration “Field” Look Like? | Groupaya

What Does the Collaboration “Field” Look Like? | Groupaya | The Social Web | Scoop.it

I've chosen this piece becaue (a) collaboration is a topic very close to my heart as a KM professional and  (b) it provides actual data that confirms something I've long suspected - the gap between technologists and organisational change skills.

 

To quote from the author:

I was disappointed, but not surprised, that “collaboration” as a skill was mostly lumped with technology skills. Folks in the Enterprise 2.0 space, for example, have almost no overlap with organizational development professionals. It’s a troubling trend. Although people are fond of saying, “It’s not about technology, it’s about people,” there’s not much practice validating that mantra.

 

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5 Reasons Why Web Publishing is Changing | ReadWriteWeb

5 Reasons Why Web Publishing is Changing | ReadWriteWeb | The Social Web | Scoop.it

Excerpted from article:

"We're witnessing another sea change in Web publishing.

There's a new edge and it's populated by the likes of Medium (a kind of categorized Tumblr), Branch (the sister site of Medium, for discussions), App.net (a microblogging platform) and Svbtle (an elite network of indie bloggers).

 

Here are five key drivers for this new wave of publishing services.

 

1. Publishing Is Getting More Casual:

The publishing process less onerous. It's now less about composition (being a writer or blogger) and more about expressing your thoughts as simply as possible.

Not only is the type of content less formal now, the design is stripped back too. All of the latest web publishing tools have minimalist, in some cases almost naked, interfaces.

 

2. The Web Is Moving From Pages to Streams:

This new wave of tools is looking for ways to deliver content in a more flexible way.

Veteran blogger Anil Dash declared that he wants "a clean, simple stream of my writing, organized by topic and sorted with the newest stuff on top."

 

3. Topic Organization Is Finally Happening:

This is essentially what Medium is attempting to do, with its "collections" - which are posts by various people organized by topic or theme. Content on the Social Web has become far too chaotic and it desparately needs organization.

 

4. Quality Is In Vogue:

The Web is awash with content - much of it poor quality. Medium is explicit about wanting to change this:

"Our philosophy is that quality begets quality, so we will grow Medium smartly, ensuring that our platform is valuable to everyone in this increasingly mobile, connected, and noisy world."

 

5. Startups Are Searching For Non-Advertising Business Models:

Finally, the new wave of publishing services are all seemingly anti-advertising. There is experimentation happening again on the Web - which is a very positive sign..."

 

Read full original article here:

http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/5-reasons-why-web-publishing-is-changing-again.php


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Welcome - The Data Journalism Handbook

Welcome - The Data Journalism Handbook | The Social Web | Scoop.it

Thanks to my colleague - Conrad Taylor - for signposting this.
Currently in Beta, The Data Journalism Handbook is an incredibly rich resource for anyone interested in finding information (and a story) from data.

 

What is data journalism? To quote from the authors:

"Perhaps it is the new possibilities that open up when you combine the traditional‘nose for news’ and ability to tell a compelling story, with the sheer scale and range of digital information now available."

 

But you don't need to be a professional journalist to be able to see the value in this handbook. There are tips and good practice here for anyone using the Interweb for research.

 

Whether you are an 'armchair auditor' checking on how government is spending your money, or a researcher looking for patterns of poor healthcare, or you're just interested in finding connections between hundreds of thousands of documents, as The Telegraph did in revealing the scandal of with MPs' expenses. You'll find some useful tips here, together with examples and case studies of stories (scandals even) that have surfaced as a result of knowing your rights to open data as a private citizen, where to find the data sources, and how to use and understand data. 

 

The authors are also behind the website at: http://datadrivenjournalism.net/

 

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The Guide To Search: Why Social & Mobile Are The Future

The Guide To Search: Why Social & Mobile Are The Future | The Social Web | Scoop.it

I selected this piece from Simplyzesty because search is an important topic and as many of us know, it's currently in a transition period now. There's is so much information packed into one article so I've highlighted some key points and findings to help you get an idea of what you'll find......

 

Intro:

 

As algorithms become more complex and the major search engines introduce new features, it's clear that our expectations about how search should work and what it can do for us has risen with every new development.

 

Excerpt:

 

**We demand that  relevant information comes faster, becomes more acurate and matches our tastes and interests.

 

**Throw Siri and Google Now into the mix and the idea that the very concept of search will be radically different in three to five years time is a distinct possibility.

 

With social media developing at a rapid pace and search engines becoming smarter, the emergence of social search was expected to be the next big thing...

 

Here are the highlights from this article:

 

** Where is Social Search headed?

 

**The development of Mobile search

 

**Web & Mobile analytics tools

 

** Social & Mobile SEO Practices

 

**Oopinion & Analysis

 

**Infographics Sources

 

Here's what caught my attention:

 

**According to a BIA/Kelsey report, mobile search will generate 27.8 billion more queries than desktop search by 2016.

 

**Mobile will generate 113.4 billion queries and desktop generate 85.6 billion.

 

**9 our of 10 mobile searches lead to action, over half leading to purchase

 

Create mobile-friendly content

 

**Your regular desktop content can stay the same provided you’ve reformatted it for mobile users (see last tip), but the best thing to do is to host your homepage and mobile only pages on m.domain.com subdomaion or /m subfolder.


**State of Search explains why good content strategy is crucial for social search


**eConsultancy lists four major reasons why mobile search is different to traditional search


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See full article here: [http://bit.ly/PiXXQO]


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Len Ferrara's curator insight, March 16, 3:28 PM
When people hear the term, "Social Media", they probably think of just sharing information with family, friends or customers (if they use Social for their business).

But, what if you could use Social Media as a way to improve the ranking of your website? This is the main reason we use Social Media! Relevant content that's of interest to your market can help your website - IF you set it up the right way.
 
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Why Curation Is Important for Education and Learning: 10 Key Reasons, Tools and Resources

Why Curation Is Important for Education and Learning: 10 Key Reasons, Tools and Resources | The Social Web | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Content curation will play a major role both in the way we "teach" and in the way we educate ourselves on any topic. When and where it will be adopted, it will deeply affect many key aspects of the educational ecosystem.

 

This article, builds up over my recent presentation on Content Curation for Education that I delivered at Emerge2012 virtual conference.

 

In that presentation I claimed that the adoption of "curation approaches" will directly affect the way competences are taught, how textbooks are put together, how students are going to learn about a subject, and more than anything, the value that can be generated for "others" through a personal learning path.

 

If we learn not by memorizing facts, but by collaborating with others in the creation of a meaningful collection-explanations of specific topics/issues/events then, for the first time in history, we can enrich planetary knowledge each time we take on a new learning task.

 

And it's already happening.

 

Yes, we are only at the very early stages, but, in my humble opinion, there are enough signs and indications that this is not going to be something marginal.

 

In this article I outline ten key factors, already at work, which, among others, will very likely pave the way for a much greater and rapid adoption of curation practices in the educational / academic world.

 

Full article: http://www.masternewmedia.org/curation-for-education-and-learning/

 

(Image credit: Shutterstock)

 

 

 


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Thanks Robin!
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Thank you for the rescoop. If your aren't following him already, I highly suggest following Robin Good's topics on here. There is some great information about wise curation there. Good luck to you :)
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Thank you for the rescoop. I appreciate your scoop.it sites. Your 4th Era one was one of the first that I began following.
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New Quora Feature Suggests Answer to Social Business Quandary

New Quora Feature Suggests Answer to Social Business Quandary | The Social Web | Scoop.it

A new feature introduced by crowdsourcing site Quora may suggest a way for CIOs to address a problem that has long plagued business social networks: a lack of adoption by the employee population.

 

The new feature, called Views, reveals the names of readers who have read each Quora post, and how they found it. One benefit of Views is that it helps contributors to Quora get a sense of how widely their posts are read, and how readers came to find them.

 

Adding a Views-type feature to a business social network like Yammer, Jive or IBM Connections could serve as an incentive for otherwise disinterested employees to at least check into the company’s social network, if only because they’ll be able to “prove” to their bosses that they’re participating in the network. As any behaviorist will tell you, getting the right behavior is the first step towards changing underlying attitudes of employees.

 

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A Brief History Of Web Standards {Infographic} | @MattersofGrey

A Brief History Of Web Standards {Infographic} | @MattersofGrey | The Social Web | Scoop.it
Throughout the history of the Internet, there has been an evolution of web standards.

Due to these transformations, today, “the number of devices connected to the Internet exceeds the number of people on Earth.”


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This infographic wakes up a desire for a unified online experience in the future. Developers for mobile, tablets, laptops, TV:s, cars, intelligent homes and all other potential devices that will be connected in the future must rethink their urge to get a quick fix and find a seamless way for humans to use technology.
maxOz's comment, September 30, 2012 6:45 PM
Thanks Hans for your input, agree with your summary cheers Michele
BSN's curator insight, October 22, 2013 7:15 AM

Brief history of web standards

 

#web

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A Curated Selection of Data Visualization Charts and Infographics: The Information Is Beautiful Awards

A Curated Selection of Data Visualization Charts and Infographics: The Information Is Beautiful Awards | The Social Web | Scoop.it

Robin Good: David McCandlees, the author of the book Information is Beautiful celebrates great data visualization and information design work through the Information is Beautiful Awards.

Together with a jury of experts like Brian Eno, Paola Antonelli, Maria Popova, Simon Rogers and Aziz Kami, he has curated a unique selection of 300 designs and a short list of finalists in the following categories:

 

» Data visualization– A singular visualisation of data or information.» Infographic – Using multiple data visualisations in service to a theme or story

 

» Interactive visualization – Any viz where you can dynamically filter or explore the data.

 

» Data journalism – A combination of text and visualizations in a journalistic format.

 

» Motion infographic – Moving and animated visualizations along a theme or story.

 

» Tool or website – Online tools & apps to aid datavizzing.

 

The selection itself is worth a tour of the site and of this initiative.

 

Check: http://www.informationisbeautifulawards.com/

 

Longlist selection: http://www.informationisbeautifulawards.com/2012/07/our-longlist/

 

Shortlist selection: http://www.informationisbeautifulawards.com/2012/08/awardshortlist/

 

 


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Evernote Already Organizes Your Personal Life, Now It's Coming to Work | Wired Business | Wired.com

Evernote Already Organizes Your Personal Life, Now It's Coming to Work | Wired Business | Wired.com | The Social Web | Scoop.it

As an Evernote Premium user, I was interested in this move towards business Enterprise solutions. I doubt that Microsoft 365 should be too worried....yet!

 

"Evernote, the note-taking service that keeps your receipts, web clippings, recipes, and the title of that book you want to read, wants to organise your work life too."


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From Information Paralysis to Analysis: The Human Algorithm And Curation Are The Solution | Brian Solis

From Information Paralysis to Analysis: The Human Algorithm And Curation Are The Solution | Brian Solis | The Social Web | Scoop.it

Here is an interesting excerped from article:

"The onslaught of real-time social, local, mobile (SoLoMo) technology is nothing short of overwhelming. Besides the gadgets, apps, social networks and appliances that continue to emerge, the pace of innovation is only outdone by the volumes of data that each produce.

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While the amount of personal and ambient information churned out by SoLoMo is often inundating or even perplexing, it is this “big” data that will help businesses evolve and adapt in a new era of connected consumerism.

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Without interpretation, insight and the ability to put knowledge to work, any investment in technology and resources is premature. But, by investing in human capital to make sense of would be ominous data, organizations can modernize the role of business intelligence to introduce a human touch.

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You’ve heard that old saying, over analysis leads to paralysis. In the face of big data, it’s easy to see the tidal wave that can result from the influx of inputs and sources. 


The reality is though that how organizations connected with customers yesterday is not how customers will be served tomorrow. Meaning, the entire infrastructure in how we market, sell, help, and create now requires companies to not only study data and behavior but also change how it thinks about customers. This is a bona fide renaissance, and to lead a new era of customer engagement requires knowledge acumen.

I refer to the confluence of data and interpretation as the human algorithm — the ability to humanize technology and data to put a face, personality, and voice to the need and chance for change. Data must tell a story.

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The human algorithm is part understanding and part communication. The ability to communicate and apply insights internally and externally is the key to unlocking opportunities to earn relevance. Beyond research, beyond intelligence, the human algorithm is a function of extracting insights with intention, humanizing trends and possibilities and working with strategists to improve and innovate everything — from processes to products to overall experiences.


The idea of the human algorithm is to serve as the human counterpart to the abundance of new social intelligence and listening platforms hitting the market every day. Someone has to be on the other side of data to interpret it beyond the routine. Someone has to redefine the typical buckets where data is poured. And someone has to redefine the value of data to save important findings from a slow and eventual death by three-ring binders rich with direction and meaning..."

 

Read full great article here:
http://networkingexchangeblog.att.com/small-business/the-human-algorithm-making-information-overload-work/

 


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YouTube makes it easier for playlist creators to tell a story with new intro and outro feature

YouTube makes it easier for playlist creators to tell a story with new intro and outro feature | The Social Web | Scoop.it

Excerped from article:

"YouTube decided to help out the community a bit by releasing a new intro and outro feature that lets you insert professional clips in between your videos easily.

 

YouTube Engineer Eric Lundberg said:

"You can choose from a variety of styles for text introductions and even add royalty-free music tracks. Interstitials will appear as unlisted videos in your account, and are eligible for monetization if they are at least 15 seconds long."

 

These particular features allow video creators to tell a full story in a series of videos. Even if you’re not making your own videos, creating a playlist is a way of providing a valuable service to the community."

 

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http://thenextweb.com/google/2012/08/23/youtube-makes-easier-video-creators-tell-story-new-intro-outro-feature/


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Staggering Social Media Statistics from the Olympics - Infographic | Jeffbullas's Blog

Staggering Social Media Statistics from the Olympics - Infographic | Jeffbullas's Blog | The Social Web | Scoop.it

Social media sharing is producing statistics and facts and figures that provides some perspective regarding the volume of data that is being produced in 2012. #smtrng

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Email is dead: Long live email!

Email is dead: Long live email! | The Social Web | Scoop.it

A brief post in support of email. Possibly controveraisl, but am I

the only sceptic that is prepared to challenge the “great myth” that email is the root cause of worker inefficiency and the blight of our 21st century lives?

 

But reducing the volume of unnecessary email is a legitimate strategy, and I offer 7 simple steps for doing this. See the post for details. #email

 

 

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The Culture Of Personality: The What, Why & How of Social Business

The Culture Of Personality: The What, Why & How of Social Business | The Social Web | Scoop.it

I selected this piece by Matt Ridings from SideraWorks because we all talk about social business but what is it, why should we care, how do we measure it and why is it important for our business?

 

This piece along with a slideshare answers some of these questions and gives you a mindset and framework to work with.

 

Here are some highlights:

 

What is Social Business?

 

**The answer differs if you're describing the purpose, the processes or the outcomes - Depending on your point of view as the customer, the employee or a partner  -  the answer can differ even more

 

Here is a definition of social business:

 

Social busines is the creation of an organization that is optimized to benefit the entire ecosystem. Customers, employees, partners, owners by embedding collaboration and active engagment into its operations and culture. The result is a more responsive, adaptable, effective and untimately more successful company.

 

Here are some of the challenges:

 

**How do we develop a common vocabulary and context so] that all parties have a clear understanding of what it is they're trying to achieve or become?

 

**How to 'audit' something like culture to the degree that you can provide a meaningful representationn of its curfrent attributes at individual, group anad organization - wide levels?

 

**How do you represent the objective in a way that is easily understood in relation to the audit?

 

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Read full article and see slideshare here: [http://bit.ly/PqYQbK]


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Three Ways to Teach Yourself Something New

Three Ways to Teach Yourself Something New | The Social Web | Scoop.it

If you look closely at people who are succeeding in this new digital world of work, you'll notice they have something in common: they're fast learners and they're willing to adapt. If you want to grow as a person and a worker and if you want to gain skills that will help you take that next step in your career, you'll probably have to


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Video Curation Tools: Auto-Collect, Save and Organize Your Favorite Clips with Vidque

Video Curation Tools: Auto-Collect, Save and Organize Your Favorite Clips with Vidque | The Social Web | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Vidque is a web service which allows you to easily collect video clips from any website, RSS feed or Twitter account as they are published automatically. You can then later tag, edit the related info for each to help your collections stay organized.

 

From the official site: "Vidque is a free curation platform designed to help discover, filter and archive online video content. Controlled and curated by its users, Vidque aims to simplify the discovery of quality video content through the joint effort of the online community."

 

Vidque allows you to follow other Vidque users and to see and save all of the content they share. 

 

Vidque is also capable of auto-collecting all of the video clips that are in one page by simply providing the reference URL of that web page.

 

All saved clips end up in your "collection", which can be viewed also according to the tags you have associated with each saved clip.

 

How it works: http://vidque.com/about_overview

 

Find out more: http://vidque.com/

 

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Content Curation: How To Cite, Credit and Attribute Other People's Content on the Web

Content Curation: How To Cite, Credit and Attribute Other People's Content on the Web | The Social Web | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Here is a good guide providing the basic principles that should be followed when using, reposting, citing or quoting other people's content (both text and images).

 

The article outlines "proper methods of source attribution on the internet to guarantee the right people get credit for their hard work and ideas."

 

Specific sections of the article cover:

How To Cite Content in Blog Posts How To Cite Content in Social Media How to Give Credit to Guest Bloggers and Ghost Writers How to Cite Images and Visual Content

 

 

Well done. 8/10


Read more: http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/33098/How-Not-to-Steal-People-s-Content-on-the-Web.aspx

 

 

 


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El código Gutenberg's comment, August 18, 2012 2:01 PM
Thank you very much. You're very kind. I hope that readers like my work in "El código Gutenberg". And thank you for the information in your page.
nickcarman's curator insight, February 17, 2013 5:45 PM

This is an excellent article, which lays out the groundrules for using, or citing someone else's content.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, August 29, 2013 8:32 AM

A Good Resource

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Collect and Organize All Social Media Items Published About an Event with Eventifier

Collect and Organize All Social Media Items Published About an Event with Eventifier | The Social Web | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Eventifier offers an easy way to auto-collect and organize all of the video, photos, tweets, slides and other social "artifacts" shared online about a specific event.

 

To make its "magic" Eventifier taps into reference hastags that you provide when registering an event, and other relevant meta-info, like the location, type and place of event you want to "curate".

 

Eventifier provides also a live dashboard to enable you to interact and respond to all this incoming media from one central location.

 

From the official site: "We all are interested in Events and to know about all the happenings in and around the events. Who were the speakers? What were the tweets for the event? Shared pictures & videos and what were the slides for the various sessions?

 

However this dataflow is scattered; searching, finding and storing this information in the vastness of internet is broken to us. These data are very random; hard to find and sort.

 

Eventifier was born from this annoyance. We thrive to make your information flow and archiving of event data effortless."

 

 

See examples: http://eventifier.co/events/ ;

 

Try it out: http://eventifier.co/

 

 


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