November 14th, 2008
Some interesting links from around the Web this week:
Eric Brantner of Digital Labz compiled a list titled “The 11 Rules of Social Media Etiquette.” Some rules:
1. Give More than You Receive
2. Build Quality Relationships
3. Respect the Community
Scott Karp of Publishing 2.0 says your audience doesn’t care if you’re not making any money. Makes sense to us.
If you haven’t yet heard of Twitterank, it’s a service that you can use to determine your rank and influence on Twitter. There’s one problem, though: You have to give the site your Twitter password. Here’s a good explanation of what Twitterank is and isn’t, written by Christopher Kusek.
Here’s video reporter Michael Rosenbloom’s video wakeup call for newspapers, via Poynter.
Social media isn’t new just to Old Media. Old Software is just testing the waters, too. Giant Microsoft announced its move into the social media world with tools for small businesses. Thomas Hawke gives 10 reasons why he thinks it’s a failure. Andrew Lyle of Neowin.net is a little more optimistic about Microsoft’s chances.
Meanwhile, Daniel was featured in this week’s Capture the Conversation podcast. (We promise we’ll try not to self-promote too often.)
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