October 23, 2009

Web 2.0 Summit: Content & search get social

by JD Lasica

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

September 21, 2009

Survival Guide Chapter 5: Podcasts, vidcasts and Webcasts

by Deltina Hay

Here is part 5 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 5 of the book discusses … Continue reading

September 16, 2009

Tools to build an engaged online community

by JD Lasica

Tools to Build an Engaged Online Community View more documents from JD Lasica. Here’s the Social Media Bootcamp presentation I gave at Seizing the Moment, the workshop for ethnic media publishers at San Francisco State University the other week. At 41 slides long, it’s called “Tools to Build an Engaged Online Community.” (See it on Slideshare or download the PDF.) And … Continue reading

August 17, 2009

Qype launches In Italy

by Ayelet Noff

This past weekend, Qype expanded its European presence and launched its Italian site. For anyone who hasn’t heard of Qype before, the site originally launched in 2005 in Germany. Qype now boasts over 350,000 active users, who have contributed over 1 million local reviews. I previously wrote about Qype when I visited them at Seedcamp.

August 5, 2009

Build your industry voice with social media

by David Spark

Socialmedia.biz partner, David Spark, shares a presentation he led in Toronto and explains how you can build your industry voice through social media. Continue reading

August 5, 2009

Survival Guide Chapter 4: Building a WordPress-powered website

by Deltina Hay

Here is part 4 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 the Social Web for beginners and advanced users alike. Chapter 4 of the book … Continue reading