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Open Letter to New York Times

Dear Janet Robinson, New York Times CEO, Today I was pointed to one of your articles on NYT and wanted to comment. But that was not possible, readers apparently can't comment. I liked what I read and so I wanted to at least tweet about it. I learned that I have to be registered to be 'allowed' to tweet the …

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What do you expect from Google’s CEO?

Google CEO Larry Page made a bold move to encourage his team to get social. This is remarkable and the responses so far are surprising. Remarkable Probably the most remarkable aspect is the fact that a Fortune 500 CEO puts a stake in the ground and declares being social is a strategic objective of the company. While other company leaders …

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Of course you don’t read privacy policies – well then read this

The number of data aggregation sites is exploding. Companies provide free services to aggregate and sell social media data to marketers. This maybe a free business network, a ranking service, games and all kinds of services that look like fun, interesting, important – must haves… Do you read their privacy policy? I guess most don't. …

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Custom Facebook Pages

As of March 16 Facebook changed the way custom pages can be displayed. Here is what you need to do in order to post a custom page / custom tab. It looks a bit complicated as it is meant to provide a rich application environment and has a lot of overhead for just ading some …

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Social Media Strategy Infographic

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How Facebook widens the distance to LinkedIn

I recently chatted with one of the LinkedIn co-founders about the evolution of LinkedIn. He asked my why I seem to use more and more Facebook's platform even on the business side. Last week my friend Mike Dubrall shared with me that he has completely changed his usage pattern from 90% LinkedIn and 10% all others together, to less than …

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New Global Social Business Consulting Group Sobizco

New, global Social Business Consulting Group (Sobizco). is social media savvy and strongly focused on supporting enterprise objectives

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Seventeen Social Media Academy Alumni decided to take enterprise social media to the next level

Seventeen Social Media Academy Alumni and founders decided to take enterprise social media to the next level and founded the Social Business Consulting Group to address the enterprise social media strategy market with a team of close to 80 and locations in the US, EMEA and APAC The press release was sent out this morning …

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Social Media Academy, ON24 Announce Award Winners in Growing New Medium – Virtual Events

Social Media Academy, ON24 Announce Award Winners in Growing New Medium — Virtual Events CA Technologies, Sodexo, NetApp, BNP Media and Hitachi Honored The NetApp Virtual Partner Academy received the Virtual Event Excellence Award for the best user experience. SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – February 24, 2011) – As the entertainment industry is recognizing excellence in the film industry, the Social Media …

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Student Again with Social Media Academy

“Education costs money, but then so does ignorance.”  Sir Claus Moser Having done a lot of study, of different subjects and in different learning environments, I have to admit there have been times I’ve thought I’d done enough studying and learning. But if ever there was an era when continuing education was not a luxury

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