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Protecting Your Brand: The State of Social Infrastructure in the Enterprise

PaulDunay
Welcome to another Social Media Today webinar as part of our Best Thinker webinar series, this time on the topic of Protecting Your Brand: The State of Social Infrastructure in the Enterprise.
Protecting Your Brand: The State of Social Infrastructure in the Enterprise

The Learning Organization as Social Business

JulieHunt
McKinsey has repeatedly published very aggressive outlooks for the value that could be created from companies progressing to the social business. In a 2012 report, the research firm estimated that social business technologies could improve productivity across the value chain as much as $1.3 trillion annually, just for the enterprise sectors of professional services, CPG, advanced manufacturing, and retail financial services.
The Learning Organization as Social Business

Social Business and the Responsive Enterprise

Vanessa DiMauro
The Social Business era has arrived, and with it, individual customers now have a voice. “Listen to me,“ they shout from digital rooftops. “Meet my needs and exceed my expectations,” they demand – online and offline. They’re not passive recipients of products, services and one-way messaging any more. Since the dawn of commerce, businesses have tried to get closer to their customers. That day is here.
Social Business and the Responsive Enterprise

Government Agencies Acknowledge Security and the Cloud

BradFriedman
The health care arena has undergone drastic changes over the past few years, and technology and legislative compliance are at the heart of those changes as it relates to security and the cloud. The federal government recently made two endorsements of cloud technology, a move that validates the trusted security available with the cloud.
Government Agencies Acknowledge Security and the Cloud

Work Your Core: Proven Principals to Drive Employee Advocacy Results

Susan Emerick
A whole new meaning of “working your core,” these concepts will help you strengthen the results which your employees can drive by creating advocacy for your brand. Just like in a core body workout, seeing incremental results for the time and effort you put in, inspires you to keep with it. The same is true for building a employee advocacy program for your brand.
Work Your Core: Proven Principals to Drive Employee Advocacy Results

The Secret Spice to Kickstarting Employee Advocacy

Mikael Lauharanta
In order for employee advocacy to take off in your organization, you need content that employees want to share. So what if I told you how to know exactly what type of content your employees want to share? The answer is simple – listen to them.
The Secret Spice to Kickstarting Employee Advocacy

How Niche Social Networking Sites Empower New Industries

SocialMktgFella
Traditional, trade, and professional industries often miss out on social media marketing due to misconceptions about the efficacies of social media netoworks, a lack of guidance, certain ethical restrictions, and overall uncertainty in how to implement a policy when using such tools. A handful of industry disruptors are changing that.
How Niche Social Networking Sites Empower New Industries

Rebranding Through Employee Social Engagement

Krista Bunskoek
Employees today (especially your younger talent) need - almost expect - to have their voices heard. Staff who’ve grown up in the days of social sharing bring a culture of open communication and engagement. That expectation of being involved is likely trickling up to your more senior levels too.
Rebranding Through Employee Social Engagement

Viral vs Shareable Content: Which One is Right for Your Brand?

BradJoe
“The secret is get contagious.” Counter to common belief, viral content actually is very scientific and not bred out of luck. The reason it is traditionally thought to be created through paranormal intervention is because of the seemingly unlimited amount of factors that play into its success.
Viral vs Shareable Content: Which One is Right for Your Brand?

Digital Ostracism in Social Business

Adi Gaskell
A new study, conducted by a team of Canadian researchers, found that when we’re at work, ostracism is often considerably more harmful to our sense of job satisfaction than harassment, despite the opposite generally thought the case. What’s more, the researchers hypothesized that ostracism is considerably more common.
Digital Ostracism in Social Business