It’s all about social

In a one day workshop, you and your team beef up on your social competency. Not just theory, but stuff you can put into practice right away! Get going!




Yesterday, september 2, Apple launched iTunes 10 with Ping. Ping is a music-focused social network where you can follow artists and other people. Wow, great. What's Ping? It does basically work: you can post more than 140 character, comment on a post, 'like' and 'share' an album or a song from within the app store, [...]

Social media policy

Having a social media policy makes a lot of sense. A social media policy encourages social media usage as well as encourages conduct that is beneficial for the organization. What are the prime reasons for having a policy? Productivity Would you have a telephone policy in place if more than half of your employees would talk during [...]

Take a swim

The first siteless post was titled: "Dumb & dumber". It's about the opportunity of interacting with your customers in places where they are: social networks. Now it's time to take a closer look at the opportunity. The opportunity is twofold: you can and you're - most of the time - alone. Let's elaborate on the [...]

Foursquare – great, but for what?

What do Agent Orange, the Mizar flying car, Crocs and Foursquare have in common? They all made it to Time's list of 'The 50 Worst Inventions'. At siteless, we love flying cars, we hate Agent Orange and Crocs. Let's find out what our relation is with Foursquare. Foursquare is quickly becoming a force to be reckoned [...]

How cool would a social network be?

When you control your data and share it with you friends without the need of a hub or owned-by-someone-else's platform? When you own your own social graph? When you have full control over your online identity? When the social network provider is not making money based on your private data or browse history? When the social network software [...]

Posterous is easy – but everything leads to Posterous

This post is a follow up on 'How siteless is Posterous'. With a single e-mail, I published on a FaceBook page, on Twitter, on a WordPress blog and on my personal status update on Linkedin. Because I integrated my twitter account with my Linkedin status, the twitter post was double. Other than that, no problems. [...]

How siteless is Posterous?

Posterous is a service that allows you to post a single post by e-mail and distribute this post to everywhere else. It also builds a blog for you at the same time! Cool huh! It's really simple: you just e-mail posterous and the service distributes it to the well known places in the format that [...]

Should you have a CSO?

Should you have a CSO? Meaning a Chief Social Officer? Honestly, I don't care. What I do care about is the underlying question: Should organizations beef up their 'social' competencies and make a social media strategy? Let's start off with the first: the social competencies. Social media and social networks is BIG. Really big. If [...]

Happy Mother’s Day!

Mother's day 2010 is the #1 trend on Twitter today. A family - and thus - a social event. How are companies dealing with that? Most obvious suspects are the cards, flowers & postal services companies. Hallmark is great and not so great. Hallmark's homepage is all about mother's day - which is great. Hallmark [...]

@Mark: Sell out. Now.

Facebook is valued at USD 11.5B, according to sharespost, a marketplace for trading in private companies. Does this valuation make sense? It's really all about how you look at it. Facebook prime money-making machine is the traffic they generate and sell advertising space. A well established business model on the internet. But, there's a catch [...]