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3 Common Misconceptions About Social Selling for B2B

Ian Altman | Posted 07.16.2014 | Business
Ian Altman

Let's face it, none of this is new. It's the way we have always communicated. It's just that we now have new tools.

7 Ways Congregations Can Embrace People With Disabilities

David Briggs | Posted 07.15.2014 | Religion
David Briggs

The larger society may be moving forward in its understanding and inclusion of people with disabilities. But the above stories reported in a study of more than 400 parents of children with special needs illustrates how far behind many religious congregations are in this effort.

The Fading Lines Between Social Networks And What It Means For Our World

Stephanie Lynch Habib | Posted 06.05.2014 | Impact
Stephanie Lynch Habib

Imagine a world, though, where for every "fun" post there was a post that helped the world's most vulnerable population -- the impact that can have on awareness, fundraising and advocacy is exponential.

Il voto del Paese e il campo di distorsione di massa dei social network

Federico Mello | Posted 07.25.2014 | Italy
Federico Mello

Sembrava che Grillo avrebbe superato il Pd. Che i No-euro avrebbero fatto il botto. Sembrava che nel Pd ci fossero solo corrotti e criminali. Che l'esasperazione tra gli italiani fosse alle stelle. Che Berlusconi avrebbe preso meno voti di Tsipras. Niente di tutto ciò è avvenuto. A guardare questa campagna elettorale dallo specchio deformante del web e dei social network, sembrava che un'altra Italia ribollisse sotto la crosta dei "like" e dei "retweet".

9 Things We Can't Believe Didn't Exist Before 2005

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 05.09.2014 | Business

It's been a full nine years since The Huffington Post emerged into the virtual world, and in that time the world has become wildly different place. Gl...

How to Use Twitter to Create a Social Network

Scarlett Sieber | Posted 07.08.2014 | Technology
Scarlett Sieber

Twitter makes it easier to gain insights into people even when they are not yet part of your social network and it is here to stay.

Go Tell it on the Mountain

David Sable | Posted 06.14.2014 | Technology
David Sable

We are so jaded and skewed in our thinking that true creativity is being stymied and atrophied because we don't get that digital isn't everything.

6 Quick Tips To Get the Most Out Of Your Life Before You Die

Brian Hanley | Posted 03.07.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Brian Hanley

The fact is, in 2014, with the world becoming hotter, flatter, and rapidly more crowded, we're caught inescapably in a crippling blizzard of choices. And the problem is, we don't even know what we want anymore.

If You Want the American Dream, Go to Finland

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

The American dream --- the notion of equal opportunity for all, the chance to pull yourself up by your boot straps and make something of yourself --- is gone.

Use the Theory of Everyone to Build Your Twitter Followership

Chris Abraham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Chris Abraham

While it may well be important to have the top 100 influencers on any particular topic following you on Twitter or Facebook, it is not essential. You can make up for it by attracting, retaining, and activating everyone else.

Live Event Marketing - Content Strategy's New Star... and the Most Underutilized Content Marketing Tool!

Diane Primo | Posted 10.29.2013 | Business
Diane Primo

Customers remember experiences--from what they saw or heard to whom they met--far longer than they'll recall what they read in social media, a blog, an eNewsletter or a case study.

In Tough Economic Times: Market Smarter, Not Harder

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 10.22.2013 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

Perhaps one of the greatest benefits of multi-channel marketing is that it provides great customer relationship-building opportunities.

Google Has Killed Some Of Its Best Ideas.. Because Of Google+

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.02.2013 | Technology

By most accounts, Google+ has failed to make a significant dent in people's online habits, despite having 359 million members, according to one unoffi...

Making Change in a Snap: Social Action Digitized

Noah Fitzgerel | Posted 09.07.2013 | Impact
Noah Fitzgerel

While many websites have enabled charities and foundations to accrue vast amounts of money, Changesnap is predicated on the notion that time is often just as important as dollars to social change.

Thought Followship Marketing Results in Thought Leadership

Diane Primo | Posted 08.27.2013 | Business
Diane Primo

In this new era of marketing, the technology infrastructure of social media and the ability it gives us to search anything--instantly--online, has made it easier for thought-followers to find what they need when they need it.

The Piece Movement

Wendy Adams Mendenhall | Posted 07.28.2013 | Impact
Wendy Adams Mendenhall

As we race to the top in education let the race include all of our pieces, in connection and partnership.

Social Media Marketing: 7 Tools for Businesses and Brands

Scott Steinberg | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business
Scott Steinberg

While many great options exist to choose from, to save time, we've narrowed the list down to seven of our favorite tools that any corporate enterprise should be using.

Deepak Chopra: How Social Media Created the Global Brain

The Chopra Well | Posted 06.04.2013 | Healthy Living
The Chopra Well

In this week's episode of "The Rabbit Hole" on The Chopra Well, Deepak Chopra takes us into the inner working of the global brain, shaped by social networks and technology.

How Social Circles Affect Students' Grades

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.20.2013 | Science
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Nick Miller Researchers asked 160 high school students in New York to identify their close friends, regular friends and acquaintances, and then ...

Tech Investors Should Take Note - The Female Consumer Is Changing Her Online Behavior

Kirsten Bischoff | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology
Kirsten Bischoff

By now we all know the power of the online female consumer. She propelled Pinterest to lofty, billion dollar heights, she is the dominant user on Facebook, and she drives the conversation on Twitter.

Skip SXSW and Rent North By Northwest: What Classic Film Teaches Us About Social Media

April Rudin | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
April Rudin

SXSW has become little more than a cultish gathering of the masses with few true influencers in the marketing arena.

Facebook Marketing When Your Product (Like Electricity) Is Not Inherently Viral

Seyi Fabode | Posted 04.29.2013 | Technology
Seyi Fabode

I've looked at all of our Facebook posts from the last two years, selected top performing ones and highlighted commonalities or trends in virality, organic sharing, likes and comments. For startups with next to no budget, Facebook marketing lessons with real numbers like this are hard to find.

Social Media Training for Kids: A 60-Minute Class Workshop

Scott Steinberg | Posted 04.13.2013 | Parents
Scott Steinberg

Worried about kids and social networks? While services like Facebook, Google+, Twitter and Pinterest are among the most public of online spaces, it may help to recall that a little education can go a long way towards teaching children how to behave on them.

Prioritizing Privacy Online And Off

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 03.11.2013 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Malachi Segers Facebook says you’ve got to be at least 13 to sign-up, yet there are millions of underage users, giving away their personal ...

City's High Homicide Rate Linked To 'Contagion'

Posted 12.04.2012 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 12/01/2012 12:19 PM EST on LiveScience Murder is contagious and may spread like the flu, new re...