Category: Community

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Where is Social Networking headed?

Is content, and conversations about content driving the next social networking wave? By now, we do know that pure social networking sites MySpace, Orkut,… View More

7 reasons to blog

We were working on a blog site for a client, who over the course of a few years has also become a friend and well-wisher of our company. I remember, when the senior partner at Pigtail Pundits, briefed me about it, I wasn’t the least bit amused. ”Why in the world does he need a blog?” I protested, “can’t he do the same thing with a website?” ‘Well, look at this way. You and I,… View More

Being socially responsible can also be profitable

Being socially responsible has always been fashionable in the corporate world. But after Al Gore’s moving and thoroughly inspiring ‘An inconvenient truth’, a lot more companies have jumped the bandwagon of being socially responsible or environmentally friendly. But honestly, besides putting up a nice cute statement on their website or donating part profits to their pet cause, how many companies… View More

Social Finance: The next revolution on the web

Social finance seems to have gained root on the web. Sellaband is a great concept. It enables musicians and their fans to raise the money for a professional recording, selling music through the site and the sharing of any advertising spoils. At the end everyone makes money – the artist, the believers [fans] and the site itself. Not very different, is… View More

IdeaStorm brews community ketchup

The other day, as part of my regular gallivant on the web, I spotted IdeaStorm, the new community site by Dell Computers. Warmed my cockles it did. At long last, here was a corporation bold enough to Realize that times they-are-a-changing Understand the web is better at two-way communications than all the corporate… View More

Business Networking Tips

Updated on 12th July 2019 I have put together a list of links on Business Networking, which I have found very helpful. Browse through these and enrich yourself. Getting the most out of your Ryze Membership Paid Membership On… View More

The Origins of Social Networking

I have always had an abiding interest in business networking. In particular, I have been seized for a while with issues such as the origins of networking and what makes networks grow. There’s enough literature on the salutary effects of networking, especially for business on the WWW, but little on what I wished to know. This article is an attempt to look at networking from a larger… View More