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Daily Online Profits News – Issue #171

January 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

63% of respondents “undecided” on value of social media data to help them understand their customers.
Richard Meyer says:

Almost two-thirds (63%) of the people who responded to the survey said they are “undecided” about the value of data collected from social media sites to help them understand more about their organization or customers. Another 23% called social media “overrated,” saying “there are not as many customer conversations going on as the media would have us believe.” Only 14% said they want to incorporate
MySpace Adds Facebook Connect—the Beginning of the End?
Jordan McCollum says:

Rumors of MySpace integrating Facebook Connect have circulatedsince October. And now it looks like they’re coming true:MySpace’s Fan Videosite allows users tologin with either MySpace or Facebook accounts.

The Fan Video site itself takes professional music videos and inserts your profile picture prominently. The site also features sharing capabilities to post the videos to MySpace, Face

Who We Are On The Social Web
Bill Alberti says:

I’m a different person at work than I am at home. I tell different jokes. I have different stories. I share different experiences with different people in different ways depending on a host of different factors (e.g., how well we know each other; where we went to school; what our shared interests may be, etc.).

The context in which I know people is different from one person, one situation to the ne

Haiti Relief Drive: From Coca-Cola to Clooney says:

According toreports, Red Cross’ text-messaging campaign for Haiti has now well-surpassed $8 million in donations.

But nonprofits like Red Cross and World Visioncertainly aren’t the only folks out there putting in time or money (or both) for the earthquake victims. Coke, American Airlines, UPS, eBay, andcountless average citizens on Facebook, among other entities, deserve to be commended for their s


Networks and The Myth of Flattening Organizations
CV Harquail says:

I was excited to hear from a few social media/Enterprise 2.0 advocates after my post last week. Special thanks to Jon Husband ofWirearchy, who not only confirmed that he also has a revolutionary agenda behind his networked models of organizing but who also sent me some of his own work on the subject. I am excited to be finding more colleagues who share the vision of real social change in organizat



FTC Unsure How to Enforce Blogging Guidelines; May Target Twitter
Jordan McCollum says:

In case you’ve forgotten, 2009 was the year theFTC decided to go after mom bloggers(and other bloggers) with$11,000 finesfor not disclosing reviewed freebies, sponsored posts or other relationships with companies—or not.

Despite the fervor over the FTC’s new guidelines, the fact is that they were designed to target a specific group of bloggers—ones making a living (or just a

Neil Stafford says: First of all let me make it clear that success in this area is not about the number of partners you have, but how well they promote your products, make sales and bring in members for you. There are just two things you need to do and they couldn’t be simpler.
How to Write Engaging Blogs People Want to Read
Matt Tuens says:

Thomas Edison famously remarked that genius was “1% inspiration, 99% perspiration.” For bloggers this means that if you put your effort into it, you can create a blog that gathers a following. If you look at a group of bloggers, one with a worldwide following and the rest with small audiences, the former will not necessarily be the best writer, the funniest, the smartest or even the one

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