Creative Community Bulletin 26 May 2009 Through 27 May 2009
These are the articles, blogs, and resources I found interesting and worthy of sharing for 26 May 2009 through 27 May 2009:
- Social Media Policies For Your Company: Internal Policies - Your organization is dipping its toe into the social media pool, but you know you need the right policies in place to set the stage. Where to start?
In this post I’ll outline, at a top level, three internal policies that you should consider when your organization is getting started in social media:
- What’s In Your Social Media Toolkit? | davefleet.com - Over the last two years my online toolkit has shifted back and forth as tools have come and gone. Recently, however, I’ve noticed a bit more stability in the services I use. Is this a reflection of a slightly maturing marketplace? Or just of a tough economy?
- 5 Ways to Share Your Social Media Identity - We might use one site for sharing photos, another for sharing videos, and a couple more for sharing links. The content we create on those sites makes up our social media identity, and as we use more sites, it becomes increasingly difficult to share it all from one place. Yesterday, I received an email from a friend whose signature had links to no less than eight social media profiles. Thankfully, there are better ways to share your social media identity. Below are five sites that offer social media badges you can share and embed.
Interesting piece. I already use Retaggr (http://www.retaggr.com/page/PariahBurke) and DandyID (http://www.dandyid.org/id/iampariah), neither of which is perfect, though Retaggr is the better of the two.
- Squatted Brand Usernames on Twitter | Tweetburn - Here is a list of some more usernames on twitter that are being squatted upon. I have to say that some are actual people, so I doubt the company can do anything there to change it.
- 10 Twitter Tools That Make Blogging Easier | Tweetburn - The rise of micro-blogging on twitter has not dampened the regular form of expression that blogging has with the web community. One can even state that blogging has flourished since the rise of twitter. The most important reason I think is a pretty obvious one, sometimes we just want to say, and read, more than 140 characters.
- Too Many Tabs In Netvibes? Create a New Page - The feature is very simple: it lets you create several Netvibes pages instead of just one. The reasons for this are many
- Learn How To Use Tweetdeck Effectively And Save Time - TweetDeck is the most useful application for managing Twitter that I’ve found ever. It is fully customizable - you have full control of every column, user, related tweet - this application is really time saver if you use it on regular basis. In this article I am trying to show real power of Tweetdeck, which seems to be hidden on the first moment, it is an Adobe Air-based application that runs on any platform (it requires Adobe Air 1.5 to be installed first) - at first I would suggest You also to play with settings, rollover buttons, they are often self explaining also revealing many hidden features.
- Twitter Editor Announced at New York Times - Twitter Examiner - The New York Times has assigned on of it’s editors to become it’s first social media networks editor.
That means her job is to use Twitter and Facebook to reach more readers and sources.
- The Ultimate Motion Graphics Tutorials Round-Up | Tutorials | Smashing Magazine - Although static graphics is obviously much easier to scan and therefore can be easily perceived, motion graphics brings dynamics and life into otherwise static content.
- Users protest Twitter reality TV show as co-founder Biz Stone hedges - Users protest Twitter reality TV show as co-founder Biz Stone hedges
- How introverts travel - It might surprise you that introverts travel differently than extroverts, particularly because most travel magazines, guidebooks, and TV shows are produced by and for extroverts.