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US-based social CRM startup Nimble launches a UK hub to cater for big demand in Europe

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Nimble, the US-headquartered social customer relationship management (CRM) startup, has announced that it’s expanding into Europe and launching a UK office, in response to growing demand for its service in the EMEA region. Since it was founded in Santa Monica back in 2009, Nimble has become an established Social Relationship...
US-based social CRM startup Nimble launches a UK hub to cater for big demand in Europe

New Report: Making Event Participants More Successful with Social Media Tools http://j.mp/c9Rmca

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New Report: Making Event Participants More Successful with Social Media Tools http://j.mp/c9Rmca

This week’s hottest new social media tools

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It’s time! You know the score, let’s unwrap this week’s goodies… 1. Increase your YouTube subscriber numbers in a ‘legal’ and transparent way with SubPals.com - Here’s a novel idea! Anyone with a YouTube channel knows how tough it can be to add new subscribers, even if you have the most compelling content...
This week’s hottest new social media tools

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RT @engage365 Free webinar - Practical Social Media Tools that Encourage Collaboration http://ow.ly/1AsXe WED 1p ET #engage #eventprofs

7 Social Networking Apps for your Brand New iPad

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I hope you liked our list of  Twitter apps for the iPad. Just like Twitter, social networking apps are probably going to be the most sought after applications for the iPad. So, I scour the social networking category of the iPad App Store to search for the newest apps available that...
7 Social Networking Apps for your Brand New iPad

Hacking Edu: tech’s role in the future of higher education

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Call it a noble experiment: only a month to re-imagine institutions with centuries of tradition and, some might say, baggage. But that’s exactly what the University of Washington’s Master of Communication in Digital Media program pursued as it re-thought higher education in April. Hanson Hosein Hacking Edu wrapped up this...
Hacking Edu: tech’s role in the future of higher education

Blogging Declines Across the Inc. 500

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A new longitudinal study at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth focusing on the online activities of the Inc. 500 has found a huge drop in the number of companies maintaining corporate blogs over the past year. The UMass researchers, under the direction of Nora Barnes, has been following this...
Blogging Declines Across the Inc. 500

HootSuite Gives Groups More Twitter and Facebook Tools

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For teams who use Facebook and Twitter for business or organizations purposes, HootSuite has rolled out a slew of new features for assigning and sharing tasks.HootSuite’s Assignment function lets managers assign a Twitter update to any team member, along with annotations if needed. The team member can mark the...
HootSuite Gives Groups More Twitter and Facebook Tools

Scaling Social Media

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If you’re a company considering using social media tools for business communications, marketing, sales, etc, you’re no doubt wondering about how much time it will add to your already busy day, especially if you’re a smaller business. The answer varies depending on how you’re using it, how many platforms...
Scaling Social Media

10 Tips for Successful Twitter Fundraising

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Twitter fundraising has steadily been on the rise in the last two years. Twitter has been used to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for charities and charitable causes, and has been used to spread awareness about social issues.But it takes more than posting multiple tweets a day to...
10 Tips for Successful Twitter Fundraising
VeriFone targets Square with new Sail payment platform

Online Media Daily: Coke Zero Finds Social Success

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Late last year, Coca-Cola tapped Mediatronica, a social media technology and services company, and syndication technology provider Conduit, for a broadly distributed "Zero" promotion. According to new data released by the soft-drink maker, Coca-Cola Zero branded content was distributed to 1 million users within 24 hours of the campaign's launch....
Online Media Daily: Coke Zero Finds Social Success

Are We Experience Facilitators

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I just heard this from Trey Pennington at this offsite summit event that’s the after-event for Like Minds in the UK. I can’t really talk much about the whole conversation that spawned this, but I wanted to pull out this nugget that Trey said: We are experience facilitators. My...
Are We Experience Facilitators

Schoology Raises $1.25 Million For Learning Management Software

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Schoology, makers of a cloud-based learning management system and configurable social network for academic institutions, has secured its first institutional round of venture capital funding from Meakem Becker Venture Capital. The financing round follows an angel investment from an unnamed “prominent New York investor” in May 2009. New York-based...
Schoology Raises $1.25 Million For Learning Management Software

This week’s best new social media tools

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It’s been almost a month since we last served up our (usually) weekly wrap up of the newest social media tools and web apps that have been generating buzz around the web. To make up for the radio silence, we’re going to unveil some of the best places on the web...
This week’s best new social media tools

The Deadline Is Tomorrow But Google Fiber Is Already Changing Towns

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Tomorrow is the last day municipalities can submit their applications to be the location for Google’s experimental fiber to the home network that will deliver 1 gigabit per second to homes. While not many are aware of how fast a Gigabit connection could be or what it could be used...
The Deadline Is Tomorrow But Google Fiber Is Already Changing Towns

6 Easy Ways to Score the Best Deals with Social Media

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Sara Dunham is the community manager at online coupon site and community Savings.com.  You can read more of Sara’s posts on the Savings.com coupon blog or fan Savings.com on Facebook.We all want to save some cash. Social media-savvy shoppers know that right now there are more opportunities than ever to score...
6 Easy Ways to Score the Best Deals with Social Media
Medium and Quora aren't the rebirth of content farms -- they're more like curation engines

This week’s most useful new social media tools

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Welcome to our regular round-up of the latest tools and apps that are generating some buzz online. Let’s get straight in there… 1. Track the social media performance of your competitors with unmetric.com – This new service gives you the ability to monitor the performance of Facebook and Twitter accounts you don’t...
This week’s most useful new social media tools
Edmodo exec: New $25M funding is just the beginning of spike for edtech

How Facebook And Twitter Are Changing Business Models, Shaping Brand Identity [Video]

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Now that many corporations have mastered the tricky art of signing up for a Twitter or Facebook account, the next step is leveraging social media tools in a meaningful way that impacts your brand and your bottom line. While some have found varying degrees of success, the vast majority...
How Facebook And Twitter Are Changing Business Models, Shaping Brand Identity [Video]

Viralheat Adds Social Media Publishing With Version 2.0,

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Viralheat is launching version 2.0 of its social media tools today, an upgrade that takes the product beyond the standard monitoring and listening. One of the biggest changes in version 2.0 is a new feature that Viralheat is calling engagement, and which basically means you can post comments to Facebook...
Viralheat Adds Social Media Publishing With Version 2.0,

Marissa Mayer's Yahoo In Talks To Buy Open Table And Other Tech Cos -- Media Screwed

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Marissa Mayer, who earned a reputation for decisive action and intensity during her 13-year stint at Google Inc, has spent her first months as Yahoo Inc CEO quietly moving the Internet pioneer back to its roots in technology. Long torn between whether it should focus...
Marissa Mayer's Yahoo In Talks To Buy Open Table And Other Tech Cos -- Media Screwed

The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

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The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

10 Essential Social Media Tools for B2B Marketers - http://bit.ly/bYQS8K

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10 Essential Social Media Tools for B2B Marketers - http://bit.ly/bYQS8K

Do You Miss Windows 98?

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Do You Miss Windows 98? is a post from Chris PirilloI couldn’t help but chuckle as I read the title of this forum post on Geeks. At first, I thought the original poster had lost their mind. With all of the advances in operating systems over the years, why on...
Do You Miss Windows 98?

How Recruiters are Using Social Media for Real Results

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The Real Results series is supported by Gist, an online service that helps you build stronger relationships. By connecting your inbox to the web, you get business-critical information about key people and companies. See how it works here.A recruiter’s job is to find the best employee for a position....
How Recruiters are Using Social Media for Real Results

Anatomy of a 15 minute Twitter break

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Social media tools are the latest in a long line of time-stealers in the workplace, following in the footsteps of March Madness brackets, afternoon golf games, morning water cooler gossip or cigarette breaks. But social media like Twitter and Facebook are more visible from a distance (of both time and...
Anatomy of a 15 minute Twitter break

Like Bees to Free Honey, SohoOS Signs up 1,000 New Businesses Per Day

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Amid the race to provide software solutions to the world’s largest enterprises, much of the software industry has ignored the needs of small businesses.  There’s a good reason for that: They take just as much time and effort to sell and the deal sizes are puny. Plenty of SAAS...
Like Bees to Free Honey, SohoOS Signs up 1,000 New Businesses Per Day

Influitive Acquires Social Inbox Startup Engagio To Aid In "Advocate Marketing" Opportunities

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Engagio, a social web platform for searching, discovering and following social conversations, has been acquired by marketing company Influitive, hot off the heels of its $7.3 million funding this past December. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the deal was a combination of cash plus stock. As a part...
Influitive Acquires Social Inbox Startup Engagio To Aid In "Advocate Marketing" Opportunities
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