This Month's posts: April 2012
April 30, 2012
We find that GoogleApps provides a considerable amount of collaboration tools for corporations.
April 27, 2012
Social media will help patients connect with information and, specifically, doctors and reduce the overall cost of health care.
April 24, 2012
At least, in its previews, Wander shows a little style, a good dose of clever and, yes, snark beginning with its utterly pointless leaderbord. And its home page and sign-up sheet promptly tells visitors it will be launched soon..."until then, get lost."
April 23, 2012
French Tweeters (Pepiers???) were actively skirting elections laws on Sunday, using code words to report vote tallies ahead of the prescribed 8 p.m. (Paris time) official release hour. Relevanza co-founder Birgit Pauli-Haack has written a free ebook outlining in simple steps the best way to get registered on and actively use Google Places.
April 20, 2012
Which brings us to the point: social media is, above all else, about community and building community and sharing within that community and listening to what the community is saying to you. It doesn't really matter how a person or company or organization defines, "community."
April 17, 2012
Social media will play an extremely important role in the future of health care - and, specifically, in the role of accountable care organizations, because much of the interaction can and will take place on the Internet and through social media spaces. Much of that work is already being handled online for U.S. Veterans, through the VA's online health care tool, MyHealtheVet.
April 13, 2012
Deloitte Tech Trends 2012 tells us (among other insights): "Even today, business leaders may dismiss the potential of social business, either relegating it to the realm of Internet marketing or ignoring the buzz as a passing fad. But that’s changing as boomers evolve into digital natives, millennials permeate the workforce and social media becomes a part of daily life. The doors are now open for social business.
April 11, 2012
Although perhaps not technically considered a social platform, the increasingly popular Houzz has the look and feel of a social platform. Launched in 2009, Houzz is a space by and for architects, builders, interior designers and anyone really who loves living spaces.
April 08, 2012
Which Blog Software is right for me? How do I get started? Who can help me? These are all valid questions! And there are no easy answers. Most of the time your decision will depend on a few variables you will need to consider. And, sometimes, after writing (blogging) for a year or so you may decide your original assumptions are out of date or have changed.
April 06, 2012
Google revealed earlier this week some serious tease material on its long-rumored augmented reality Google Glasses.
April 04, 2012
While nominations continue to pour in - nearly 30 so far - the nominations deadline has been pushed back to April 16th for the inaugural Distinguished Entrepreneur 2012 Award on May 23.
April 03, 2012
So it's not surprising the fastest growing new kid on the social space block, Pinterest, has become fertile territory for spammers, according to the Daily Dot and replayed on Mashable.
April 02, 2012
Hunger Games owes much of its success to...you guessed it: social media as a platform for word-of-mouth-from-friends.