Tags: LinkedIn

IIW XIII: Connect.me and the social vouch-a-thon

Connect.me is a socially verified reputation system in which people vouch for other people using customizable tags. This is called social vouching. The whole system is based on it, so someone has to vouch for another person to join the network. The purpose of this session was to help a group of people get their […]

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Trust, and Using You

Steve Woodruff brings us a quick tutorial on how to reset LinkedIn’s new “Social Advertising” setting: Apparently, LinkedIn has recently done us the “favor” of having a default setting whereby our names and photos can be used for third-party advertising. A friend forwarded me this alert (from a friend, from a friend…) this morning. Since […]

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On Being the Brand

Social Media Today had a recent post called Are you promoting the company’s brand or your personal brand? The post notes that some of us share our identity with the company that we work for: This is the delicate balance that exists for those of us representing our companies thru social media. Since conversation is […]

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VRM and Pickle Ice Cream

It turns out that ice cream and VRM, or Vendor Relationship Management, have a lot in common. VRM is like the truck that drives into Scoopville in this video. Here’s a video by Rob Knight that explains VRM pretty well. The whole idea behind social media and VRM is that it empowers people. You and […]

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