Tag Archives: Social media

The Periodic Table Of The Social Web

Having studied Chemistry in university for six years, I remember well the Periodic Table of Elements from the lecturs in Inorganic Chemistry. With some amusement I recently came across a new “Periodic Table” of the Social Web: The Periodic Table Of … Continue reading

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Ten Preventable Social Marketing Mistakes

Terri Seymour ponders about 10 Preventable Social Marketing Mistakes. She writes: Social media have made a profound impact on the way businesses market their products and services. Did you think Facebook and Twitter wouldn’t last when they first came out? Many of … Continue reading

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My Top 5 Social Networking Sites For Business

Michel Ruggaber (@miruggaber) pointed me to a useful article discussing Social Media sites for business: Top 10 Social Networking Sites For Business (Social Networking Marketing Stress Relief) I don’t necessarily agree with the entire list but do agree with the … Continue reading

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How to Use bit.ly to Track Clicks On Your Links

Many are aware of Google Analyticsto measure web site traffic on their own pages. But setting the tool up correctly is quite involving and many give up half way through. Google analytics, once you succeeded in setting everything up correctly … Continue reading

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Social Media Revolution 2011 (Video)

Some amazing facts on Social Media—and many companies still think they don’t have to deal with Social Media. That Social Media are only for kids… I saw the link to this video on Michael Neuwerth’s Social Media Zeitung following a link in … Continue reading

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Act Now: Set Your LinkedIn Privacy

Retweeted from several messages that I received: In case you don’t know it, without attracting too much publicity, LinkedIn has updated their privacy conditions. Without any action from your side, LinkedIn is now permitted to use your name and picture … Continue reading

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Plastic Bottles Lighten Up the Slums

As recently reported in our local newspaper in Basel (Plastikflaschen für den Klimaschutz – News Wissen: Technik – bazonline.ch) philanthropist Illac Diaz from the Philippines is using simple low-tech discarded plastic bottles filled with water to bring light into the … Continue reading

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