Content tagged with Social
posted in October 2011
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How Best Western Listens To Social Media
News  |  10/31/2011  | 
The hotel chain works with customer feedback specialist Medallia to blend social feedback with survey results.
Google Apps Finally Gets Access To Google+
News  |  10/31/2011  | 
Google Apps customers may now enable their users to connect to Google+--but there are no administrative controls.
Don Tapscott To Bring Macrowikinomics To Enterprise 2.0
News  |  10/31/2011  | 
At Enterprise 2.0 conference, Tapscott will argue whole industries will have to transform themselves to survive economic shocks.
Pre-Halloween Snowstorm Drives Home Power Of Social
News  |  10/31/2011  | 
A rare late-October snowstorm in the Northeast illustrates how social has changed the way we communicate--and the ways businesses can leverage social media or be burned by it.
HP Mines Data To Predict Consumer Behavior
News  |  10/27/2011  | 
Pilot project was right 90% of the time when social media data was combined with company data.
Google+ Invites Enterprise Customers
News  |  10/27/2011  | 
Google's social network becomes available to Google Apps users and adds content discovery features and photo editing capabilities.
Hiring App's Secret Sauce: Social Media Bragging
News  |  10/27/2011  | 
Unrabble candidate screening system asks applicants to deconstruct their resumes into achievements, backed up by social media references.
Why Simpler Social Media Works For Network Marketers
Commentary  |  10/27/2011  | 
Juice Plus+ reps demonstrate that sophisticated Web 2.0 strategies aren't best for all businesses. Sometimes a bare-bones approach to the Web makes sense.
4 Tips: Prep Your Facebook Page For Holidays
News  |  10/26/2011  | 
Will your company's Facebook page help you take advantage of the holiday shopping rush? Consider these tips for SMBs and fine-tune your strategy.
10 Scariest Enterprise Social Networking Mistakes
News  |  10/26/2011  | 
With Halloween just around the corner, consider these 10 frightening mistakes that companies must avoid as they brave the labyrinth that is social networking.
How To Make SharePoint More Social
Commentary  |  10/25/2011  | 
Can third parties like Neudesic and NewsGator drag Microsoft's entrenched collaboration system into the era of Facebook and Twitter?
Microsoft Dynamics CRM Pushes Social Productivity
News  |  10/25/2011  | 
Software update integrates with Office 365 and hooks into Microsoft SharePoint, Office, and Lync.
Fast Food 2.0: The Burger Goes Social
News  |  10/25/2011  | 
One SMB, 4food, uses crowdsourcing, iPads, and a technology obsession to rewrite the recipe for casual dining and compete against better-funded restaurants.
9 LinkedIn Etiquette Tips
News  |  10/25/2011  | 
Consider this advice on how to put your best foot forward on the most business-like of social networks.
Will Google Music Go Social?
News  |  10/24/2011  | 
Google is said to be following in the footsteps of Apple and Facebook by linking music listening to social networking.
Can Google+ Become A Biz Collaboration Tool?
News  |  10/24/2011  | 
Facebook vs. Google+ gets all the attention. But it may be Yammer that needs to watch its back.
Oracle Social Network To Challenge Salesforce Chatter
News  |  10/21/2011  | 
Oracle add social networking collaboration features to Oracle Cloud.
Facebook, Feds Team To Help Job Seekers
News  |  10/20/2011  | 
Social Jobs Partnership aims to connect people with employment resources.
Google+: Users Want More Features
News  |  10/20/2011  | 
Google+ has great potential, but users of the social network are frustrated with Google's method of rolling out features that they want.
Facebook Not A Threat, LinkedIn Claims
News  |  10/20/2011  | 
People with advanced degrees are three times more likely to use LinkedIn, says LinkedIn exec Reid Hoffman at Web 2.0 Summit.
Google+, Facebook Duel On Social Media Models
News  |  10/20/2011  | 
Google+ integration with Google Apps coming soon, while Facebook sees social context added to more services.
Web 2.0 Summit Rewind: 25 Memorable Quotes
Commentary  |  10/20/2011  | 
The top thinkers and innovators from the technology world appeared on one stage to provide smart insights, ask provocative questions, and make funny quips. Enjoy.
What's Next For Google+
News  |  10/19/2011  | 
Vic Gundotra and surprise guest Sergey Brin tell Web 2.0 Summit crowd what's ahead--including Google+ brand pages.
Digg Founder Rose Shows Oink Social Tool
News  |  10/19/2011  | 
Oink, one of the first products from Kevin Rose's startup, promises to help you find good things--from wine to roller coasters.
5 Twitter Facts SMBs Need To Know
News  |  10/19/2011  | 
Here's expert advice on how and why to pay attention to Twitter followers who are already customers.
What's New in iOS 5
Slideshows  |  10/19/2011  | 
iOS 5 might be the most popular version of Apple's mobile OS yet. When Apple released it as a digital download through iTunes on Oct. 12 the heavy demand almost crashed Apple's servers. Available for the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and all iPads, this update includes more than 200 enhancements for a reasonable price--it's free. This visual tour focuses on 11 major enhancements and four new apps introduced with iOS 5.
Google Analytics Shows How Customers Travel Your Site
News  |  10/19/2011  | 
Google's new real-time user flow capability shows how website visitors become customers--and why they don't.
Coca-Cola Drinks In New Social Data
News  |  10/19/2011  | 
How does a drink dispenser become a "connection machine"? Web 2.0 Summit attendees heard about Coca-Cola's social and big data plans.
Use Social To Tout Expertise: Tips For IT Pros
News  |  10/19/2011  | 
Want to brand yourself a tech subject matter expert, inside and outside your company? Here's expert advice.
Walls Falling Between Online, Offline Commerce
News  |  10/19/2011  | 
At Web 2.0 Summit, eBay, Visa and American Express execs share similar visions of what's next in mobile commerce.
Michael Dell Hints HP Pain Is His Gain
Commentary  |  10/18/2011  | 
At the Web 2.0 Summit, Michael Dell talks HP executive missteps, tablets, and more.
How Warner Music Turns Social Media Fans Into Customers
News  |  10/18/2011  | 
Execs from Warner's Atlantic Records describe at Web 2.0 Summit the strategy and metrics they use to convert music fans into music buyers.
Foursquare CEO: We're Not Groupon
News  |  10/18/2011  | 
CEO Dennis Crowley says his service will win by doing more for merchants and end-users--and Facebook and Google have been copying his work.
Twitter CEO: Google+, Facebook Can Wage Features War
News  |  10/18/2011  | 
Dick Costolo tells Web 2.0 Summit audience that Twitter will compete and win on simplicity, not match every rival feature.
Facebook Is Web's Future, Say Parker and Benioff
News  |  10/18/2011  | 
Spotify, execs tee off on leveraging Facebook's tight grip on power for their companies' benefit.
4Chan Founder Challenges Facebook, Google On Identity
News  |  10/18/2011  | 
Facebook and Google have identity all wrong, according to 4Chan founder Chris Poole.
Napster Co-Founder Sean Parker Discusses Music, Spotify, and AirTime
News  |  10/17/2011  | 
At Web 2 Summit 2011 in San Francisco, "former" Napster co-founder Sean Parker took the stage to be interviewed by Federated Media Publishing chairman John Battelle.
New Google Maps Shows Future Of Web Graphics
News  |  10/17/2011  | 
Google showcases the power of HTML5, combined with OpenGL support in browsers, to create graphically intense experiences without plugins.
Google Kills Buzz In Friday Product Purge
News  |  10/14/2011  | 
Code Search and iGoogle's social features are also among the Google products getting the axe.
Web 2.0 Expo: Facebook's Next Phase And Your Business
News  |  10/13/2011  | 
Buddy Media CEO Michael Lazerow says you'd better get ready for the next phase of Facebook, which is about more than building connections.
Web 2.0 Expo: Yottaa Accelerates SMB Websites
News  |  10/12/2011  | 
Yottaa's Site Speed Optimizer promises new pep for companies that find Akamai out of reach.
Web 2.0 Expo: Clean Up Your Social Media Mess
News  |  10/12/2011  | 
Build a better architecture to escape the trap of throw-away, campaign-based social marketing, says Joshua Ross of Fleishman Hillard.
10 Smart Enterprise Uses For Twitter
Slideshows  |  10/12/2011  | 
From recruiting to keeping an eye on the competition, Twitter can help your company do certain jobs much better. Check out these 10 tips.
How RadioShack Lures Customers With Foursquare
News  |  10/12/2011  | 
Electronics retailer shares what it learned last holiday season about location-based marketing and gamification--without IT's help.
Google+ Down, Or Out? Reader Debate Heats Up
News  |  10/12/2011  | 
Whether Google+ is dead (or even down for the count) sparks passionate opinions from readers.
Web 2.0 Expo: LinkedIn's Big Data Lessons Learned
News  |  10/12/2011  | 
Former LinkedIn chief scientist DJ Patil shares advice on turning large-scale data into useful products.
Facebook Finally Releases iPad App
News  |  10/11/2011  | 
Native iOS application arrives for the device that generates more than 97% of tablet Internet traffic. But Apple wins an ecommerce victory.
Social Networking: Set Internal Collaboration Goals Early
News  |  10/11/2011  | 
New product choices abound for internal collaboration. Worry less about tools, and more about initial strategy and goals, experts say.
Web 2.0 Expo: Web Design, Social Data Collide
News  |  10/11/2011  | 
The abundance of social data, both actively and passively collected, creates challenges for online designers. Consider this expert advice.
Web 2.0 Expo: Social Media Measurement Expert Tips
News  |  10/11/2011  | 
Measuring social media remains a black art. Experts offer advice, strategies, and favorite tools.
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