Angry commenters get a lot of air time, and they can be draining. What if you're just looking for smart, helpful people or information? Enter engag.io, a new service that helps users find and track useful, expert voices in commenting communities.
Uh oh, it looks like as well as U.S. governmental types, Facebook's own user base is beginning to get angry about the site's recent thrusts to redefine individual Net privacy. Does Mark Zuckerberg actually express concern? Nope.
During my last posts, I discussed the use of meetup.com as a vehicle to tie traditional business models, in this case, a Chamber of Commerce together with a robust social networking site. We learned that the methods are time consuming, one must give before they get, and the results, initially, are difficult to measure.
Last year a colleague and I began to host a series of "Tech Strategies" Luncheon meetings in association with a highly successful Chamber of Commerce. The purpose of the series was to provide free or low cost technology solutions for the small independent business owner.
Topics included online social networking, wikis, google apps, widgets, and other free tools. The attendees were provided lunch and given an hours worth of free technical advice, mostly in the web marketing space.
Innovation in today's business environment calls for accepting the need to be visible online. You will be searched and researched. This relatively new process for learning about vendors, prospects, employees and others is one of the earmarks of our online age.
In my last post, I discussed how to research and choose an appropriate online network or social network for exposure to you, your company or your products and services. Hopefully, you took
the leap and got involved in one or two of the available networks.