July 16, 2009

Survival Guide Chapter 2 Overview

by Deltina Hay

Here is part 2 of the series I will post over the next few months based on chapters from my 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 2 of the book is … Continue reading

July 4, 2009

Survival Guide Chapter 1 Overview

by Deltina Hay

Here is the beginning of the chapter review series I will post over the next few months from my book, A Survival Guide to Social Media and Web 2.0 Optimization. The book is doing very well, and I even have a couple of 5-star reviews. A big “Thank you” to the contributors and readers of Socialmedia.biz for your support! This … Continue reading

June 14, 2009

How one company uses Web 2.0 tools to run and promote their business

by David Spark

Everyone wants to be more efficient, productive, and successful, and knowing what steps to take is key. Here’s the run down on some awesome time and cost-saving techniques that will help you run your business. Continue reading

June 11, 2009

Amplify: Trying a new microclippnig service

by stoweboyd

I have tried various ways to record links (bookmarks, etc.) and have them displayed on my blogs. I used Delicious for a long while, but it seemed too disconnected from blogging. A few months ago, I started to use Tumblr and created messagelinks.tumblr.com and groundlinks.tumblr.com. However, they aren’t really like other tumblr blogs, because their content is almost exclusively links, … Continue reading

May 31, 2009

Just out: The book on social media

by Deltina Hay

Hello, Socialmedia.biz readers! I apologize for my silence, but I have been finalizing my book on social media and Web 2.0 optimization, which is now in print. I am excited to have it complete so I can actually engage in social media again! Over the next few months, I will post excerpts from the book, A Survival Guide to Social … Continue reading

May 8, 2009

Free ebook: ‘Identity in the Age of Cloud Computing’

by JD Lasica

It surprises me how many people don’t know about the fabulous work being done by the Aspen Institute, the 59-year-old international nonprofit organization that works on environmental and economic concerns. It’s a sort of constantly evolving think tank perfectly suited for the new economy: The Aspen Institute convenes roundtables — in Aspen, Colo., Washington, DC, India, Israel, all around the … Continue reading