Canadians Love Social Networking Sites!

Check out Canadians Say Yes to Social Media for a great blog post about social media in Canada. It’s jam packed with great Canadian statistics like for example this one… By year’s end, eMarketer estimates that about 15.1 million internet users in Canada will have visited social networking sites at least monthly, up from 13.6 million … Continue reading “Canadians Love Social Networking Sites!”

Mark Zuckerberg on the “Biggest Problem in Social Networking” [INTERVIEW]

Zuckerberg said he believes that the Groups feature will be a hit with users. The original Groups feature had limited engagement, but Zuckerberg simply believes the new version of Groups is “fun.” The new one, focused around Group Chat, shared networks and notifications, definitely has a deeper array of engagement tools — but will users … Continue reading “Mark Zuckerberg on the “Biggest Problem in Social Networking” [INTERVIEW]”

Keeping a Closer Eye on Employees’ Social Networking

It has always been possible, of course, for employers to look at what their workers are posting on social media. Automating the process makes it more likely that monitoring will become commonplace, say both those who approve and those who disapprove. via Keeping a Closer Eye on Employees’ Social Networking – Bits Blog – NYTimes.com.

5 Key Elements Of A Social Networking Plan

Create an email that you use exclusively for social media. Track success Filter/do social media communication once/day Take action/update database/delete Plan to communicate. Blog regularly Be interesting Optimize your feeds Be where your customers are. Survey your customers Setup presence on most popular social media spaces Automate with feed from your blog and supplement where appropriate … Continue reading “5 Key Elements Of A Social Networking Plan”

15 Tools to Help Manage Your Social Networking Profiles More Efficiently | Huddle.net’s Collaboration Blog

In order to keep up with your ever-growing Twitter following and growth of friends and business associates across all of your other Social networking sites, you must utilize some of the vast online social networking tools available at your disposal. Most social networking tools that are designed to streamline the organization and management of your … Continue reading “15 Tools to Help Manage Your Social Networking Profiles More Efficiently | Huddle.net’s Collaboration Blog”

The Psychology of Social Networking

As social networking evolves into a primary vehicle for establishing relationships, the medium’s impact on the world of business is unquestionably significant. Where will social networking take us in the future, and will it ultimately become one of the key differentiators for companies in terms of bottom line success? To answer this as well as … Continue reading “The Psychology of Social Networking”

The Psychology Of Social Networking

Andrew Ballenthin, Founder of The Community Marketing Blog, Speaker and President of Integrated Marketing Consultancy Sol Solutions wrote… 1.  The term social media is preventing many businesses from seeing what the true value of this communication evolution is about. Leave the words behind, think of it as “interactive communication”. 2.  From a marketing perspective this is one … Continue reading “The Psychology Of Social Networking”

Social Media vs. Social Networking: What’s the difference? – Networking Examiner

Do you know the difference between social media and social networking?  If not, you’ll find the article, Social Media vs. Social Networking: What’s the difference?  by Mark Stelzner for Networking Examiner quite an interesting read.  Mark says that Social Media are tools for sharing and discussing information.  Social Networking is the use of communities of interest to connect to … Continue reading “Social Media vs. Social Networking: What’s the difference? – Networking Examiner”

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#1 Rule of Social Networking

Social media has no ‘undo’ button and although most social media users are very forgiving of typical newbie problems — we’ve all been there — poor manners/social skills will get you blocked, un-friended or worse in record time. Dictionary.com defines ‘social’ as: pertaining to, devoted to, or characterized by friendly companionship or relations: a social … Continue reading “#1 Rule of Social Networking”

Where do you do social networking?

Thanks to the team at Essential Communications for hosting yet another wonderful Success Night, and to Jason Dasti, Guerilla Marketers for a fun introduction to Social Media which inspired Peter Miller to poll the audience on how they socialized!  The poll showed… 83% of people polled use Facebook 50% of people polled use LinkedIn Do YOU … Continue reading “Where do you do social networking?”

LEGAL IMPLICATIONS for chatting with "friends" on social networking sites?

What do you think of a recent court ruling that forced a man suing over injuries from a car accident, to answer questions about the content on his Facebook page that is off limits to the public? I was just reading Toronto Star legal writer Tracey Tyler’s article Facebook user poked – by the courts, … Continue reading “LEGAL IMPLICATIONS for chatting with "friends" on social networking sites?”

LEGAL IMPLICATIONS for chatting with “friends” on social networking sites?

What do you think of a recent court ruling that forced a man suing over injuries from a car accident, to answer questions about the content on his Facebook page that is off limits to the public? I was just reading Toronto Star legal writer Tracey Tyler’s article Facebook user poked – by the courts, … Continue reading “LEGAL IMPLICATIONS for chatting with “friends” on social networking sites?”