A few weeks ago my friend @loyan asked me to post on why I promote the Ning community tool. I have been using Ning.com for a couple of years now as a community proponent and connector to help individuals, organizations and companies gather their tribe and give them the tools to build networks. Over the… Read more about Why Ning, Why Now
As we face many critical future decisions regarding our environment, there is no greater time in recent history that the general public needs to be informed and educated about the natural world they live in.
We often need to break from tradition in order to make a change. This is especially true in established organizations. Programs in a business or organization can become encumbered with the expectation of mediocrity, regardless of how hard they try to succeed. Being a heretic can disrupt this pattern, especially if the heretic’s ideas result in a changed outcome.
Many people I know have felt helpless as events this week unfolded in the now well known fallout from the Iran Election. On twitter people have changed their avatars in solidarity with those fighting for democracy.
As the 20th anniversary of Tianamen Square Protests near, China apparently has blocked its citizens from posting to twitter and other social media tools . This past summer I had the opportunity to use social media in China.
We filter what we say to our friends, spouses and colleagues. Some of us filter too much and some too little. Our mothers have told us “if you don’t have anything nice to say…” you know the rest.
These same filters apply to social media and especially Twitter.
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Many businesses are wondering “what is all this about tweet this and twitter that”.Â My Friend Loyan at Blog Laboratory has started a multi-part series addressing just that question.Â Check it out! Every day your prospects, customers, partners and competition are communicating in a very public way. They are asking questions about your products, ranting… Read more about Using Twitter for Business -on Blog Laboratory