Has anyone here come up with a decent policy outline for blogging?
We're trying to formulate one here to help regulated our responses, but the sheer variety of content used by other higher education institutions is overwhelming.
Have you ever seen the Harvard policy?
Google's year-end Zeitgeist list is in
And it is global
By Emma Hughes
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 16:01
GOOGLE'S YEAR-END Zeitgeist listing features for the first time search data from over 30 different countries, and it shows which search queries are globally popular and which are unique to certain cultures.
What the Zeitgeist compliation found was that searchers in this global village had mainly a strong interest in socialising and… Continue
Nine Ways to Build Your Own Social Network
218 Commentsby Mark Hendrickson on July 24, 2007
The news may overflow with stories about the social networking giants, such as Facebook and MySpace, but a horde of companies are doing their best to reduce the fundamental features of these websites to mere commodities. These up-and-coming companies provide so-called “white label” social networking platforms that enable their customers to build their own social networks (often from… Continue
In today's highly competitive global
economy isn't just about what you know, but who you know. Top website designer
Mega Star Media, Inc. gives businesses, entertainers, retailers and
professionals the tools they need to expand their network exponentially,
developing custom made websites and social networking sites designed to
increase their social networking capabilities and put their company at the top
of Google's list.
"(Our) web design company is all over… Continue
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Learning to Work with Social Networks
DECEMBER 2, 2008
A developing medium offers new targeting options.
While many marketers want to use social networks as part of their strategies, they still have no clear list of best practices for the medium. Getting friends to spread a marketing message to each other is a great goal, but how is that best done?
A November article in Ad Age detailed efforts to use the connections between social network users. Paul Moore,… Continue
TechRepublic's Lunch and Learn Series 2008
It's here!! TechRepublic's Lunch and Learn Series 2008. Completely new and updated presentations!
Here's the latest in our renowned Lunch And Learn Series of presentations. TechRepublic's Lunch and Learn Series 2008 collects 15 new ready-to-deliver presentations along with speaker's notes, handouts, and preformatted e-mail invitations. Use them as-is or customize them to meet your organization's specific needs.
This series helps you… Continue
Mega Star Media INC founded by Sandy Rowley in 1999. A BBB member, Honorary Judge for the International Academy of the Visual Arts, two time Webby Award Honoree.
"Sandy Rowley is an angel and artist extraordinaire!" declares Joanne Sherif, Director of Deaf Africa Association. "Two minutes into our initial phone conversation, Sandy generously offered to donate the site to Deaf Africa Association. One can clearly see that she put her heart in the design. After seeing the site for the… Continue
Pownce has been acquired by the blogging company Six Apart, the makers of Movable Type, TypePad and Vox. To find out more about the acquisition please read the announcement by Six Apart CEO Chris Alden, and the announcement by Pownce Founder Leah Culver.
Pownce.com will be Shutting Down
Pownce.com will be shut down by December 15, 2008. If you would like to keep your content, we have created an export tool to assist you under Settings >… Continue
"I would support using LinkedIn for this group (and have confirmed that I am a member over there). Generally I follow highered topics/people on twitter, but long-range/complicated discussions are impossible on that platform. A combo of…"
"Emergency Alerts for OU Campus allows you to communicate with students, staff, and the community with custom website announcements. When time matters most, make sure your website is the go-to place for info."
"This is the first time I have been here in a long time. Selfishly, I would hope that you would be able to continue the site, but I understand realities. As I re-acquaint myself, I'm seeing a lot of value in what you have tirelessly built.…"
"Hi Mark, in line with many others who have posted, first a big thank you for providing this resource for so many years. I was a keen reader of it and occasional poster a good few years ago. And I loved my Website Hero mug until I dropped it and had…"
"I was a recent addition and did not find too much activity here that I could leverage but LinkedIn does seem to be the logical destination. Perhaps there is interest here and you can crowd source the migration. Migrating the content could…"
"I would be very sorry to see this resource go. I am just a one person shop at my college and feel quite a alone as far as anyone understanding the complexity of what I do. It's a wonderful thing to see people facing the same challenges I face…"
"I wouldn't feel necessary to stick with Ning if the cost isn't a burden. Facebook, LinkedIn, and Slack are all satisfactory options in my opinion. Slack is a great option for more instant communication, and you'll probably find a lot…"
"Thank you Mark, this has been an invaluable resource - particularly for seeing how our cohorts at other institutions approach the problems we all face.
But, as many people have said today, I haven't visited in a while. I think that's…"
"Regardless of where this goes, Mark, thanks for setting it up and running it all these years!
I find it quite useful myself, lurking mostly, but occasionally joining in where it might help us, or I might be able to provide value. I like having this…"
"OK, I give up. I am at Texas A&M, and @tamu.edu is not listed among those allowed to create userids. Can someone either (1) add TAMU.EDU or (2) send me an invitation to uwebd slack? (firstname.lastname@example.org).