Put aside the “one size fits all” view of social media. I have a proposition – Social media for marketing… Read more Don’t confuse social media for organizing with social media for marketing
I learned something about social media and business by-the-by from listening to Clay Shirky on social media and politics. Social media may be disastrous for dictators – but it is not necessarily good for business. I’ll show you my reasoning and suggest there are certain kinds of social scientists who can work out when and importantly where social media matters.
Social media is well understood. Under-graduates could write essays on its basic precepts.
Yet commentators persist in misunderstandings the basics. A post on what social media is not and how we track social media to position and strengthen our business positions.
Ben Cameron said at TED: “everyone . . . resonates to the words of Adrienne Rich in Dream of A… Read more What is the job of management scholars and consultants in the participation economy ushered in by social media?
Paulo Coelho’s The Pilgrimage blew me away. There is so much in it that I would like to think more about.
The first of its nuggets of wisdom is the path to wisdom, found through following a path guided by agape, a concern to use knowledge in real life, and a path that others can use too.
I’ve related the ideas to other ideas I have encountered. The idea itself, which I have quoted, is so much better.
Migrating from WordPress.com to self-hosted My overall goal here is to organize my online assets and my specific goal right… Read more Step 4: Consolidating my online strategy – prepping my WordPress shell to import my blog content
Neat and tidy Posterous I use a (free) Posterous blog as a tidy frontend to “serve” my CV at the… Read more Step 2: Consolidating my online strategy – redirecting my Posterous blog to my own domain name
Social Media Fatigue Earlier this week, Umair Haque wrote of his growing despondency with social media. It’s not an uncommon… Read more So is social media social, a waste of time, or what?
My blog as my whiteboard Welcome. This is my personal whiteboard where I jot down thoughts and notes as I… Read more I write to understand the future of social media, positive psychology and the future of work
What does it feel like to learn social media on the double? My computer knowledge is like that old fashioned… Read more Work in old organizations and socially-mediated organizations at the same time?