Here is part 7 of the series I will post over the next few months based on chapters from my new book, A Survival Guide to Social Media and Web 2.0 Optimization.
The book is meant to be a guide to building an optimized foundation in social Web for beginners and advanced users alike.
Chapter 7 of the book is about social bookmarking and crowdsourcing using news aggregators, enabling users to save and share their favorite Websites and determine the popularity of a news story, blog entry, or Website through various voting and rating systems. Continue reading
Google, Microsoft scramble to incorporate real-time search into their results Call it good or bad timing, but I just happened to finish a report on real-time search on the day that Google announced its rollout of its integrated real-time search results within its general search results. After some last-minute edits, the report is now done and I’m making it available … Continue reading
Go to dinner with the geeks and you’ll get lots of photos taken Let me set the scene for you. More than a dozen geeks have traveled to Paris for a weeklong tech odyssey culminating with coverage from France’s premier Web 2.0 conference, Le Web. I’m having a hard time trying to determine what the difference is between “Le Web” … Continue reading
Here is part 6 of the series I will post over the next few months based on chapters from my new book, A Survival Guide to Social Media and Web 2.0 Optimization.
This book is meant to be a guide to building an optimized foundation in social Web for beginners and advanced users alike.
Chapter 6 of the book focuses on one of the most powerful social media strategies: social networking. Continue reading
The brilliance of Twitter lists and suggestions for making them more powerful In my opinion Twitter is the best tool we have today to engage with others, spread a message, network, meet other likeminded people, and stay on top of the news, in any industry. The only aspect I’ve always found problematic on Twitter was the impossibility of organizing information. … Continue reading
Aneesh Chopra, the U.S. Chief Technology Officer. Social networks becoming more relevant to offline lives I have been to every Web 2.0 Summit since its launch except for one (when I had a speaking commitment in Toronto), so it was good to be back at the venerable technology conference in San Francisco this week. This year’s event was not a … Continue reading