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DEFINITION: Social networking is the practice of expanding the number of one's business and/or social contacts by making connections through individuals. While social networking has gone on almost as long as societies themselves have existed, the unparalleled potential of the Internet to promote such connections is only now being fully recognized and exploited, through Web-based groups established for that purpose.  … 
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How to Get Social Media Influencers Talking About You
sponsored by Sysomos
WHITE PAPER: How do you bring influencers into your circle and get them to drum up positive reviews? Access this guide to learn 6 tips for doing just that when you find influencers inside and outside the box.
Posted: 19 Nov 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2015

Sysomos

How to Accurately Track Your Social Media Buzz
sponsored by Sysomos
WHITE PAPER: What is "buzz?" It's something that confuses most marketers, and what smart marketers exploit. Access this step-by-step guide to learn how to create buzz-worthy campaigns like a smart marketer.
Posted: 19 Nov 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2015

Sysomos

8 Ways to Build Your Brand Using Social Media
sponsored by Sysomos
WHITE PAPER: Follow this guide to learn how to take advantage of the incredible business opportunities available in the social space. Discover 8 social media branding tips to help you optimize lead and sales generation, real-time customer service, and more.
Posted: 18 Nov 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2015

Sysomos

5 Tips for Setting Measurable Social Media Goals
sponsored by Sysomos
WHITE PAPER: Learn 5 practical tips for setting social media goals, and why customer engagement benefits – such as awareness, reach and sentiment – are equally as valid as the monetary outcomes of your social efforts.
Posted: 18 Nov 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2015

Sysomos

How Nestlé Purina Built an Engaged Community with Cattitude
sponsored by Sysomos
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to learn how Nestlé Purina Canada revealed social conversations specific to their target audience, pinpointing the topics that generate the most interest and engagement.
Posted: 18 Nov 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2015

Sysomos

Case Study: Build your Online Community with Social Data and Insights
sponsored by Sysomos
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief case study to learn how social media data and insights helped one organization attract and retain its audience by delivering relevant information to them at key decision points.
Posted: 18 Nov 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2015

Sysomos

Case Study: Kingsford Charcoal Relies on Custom Algorithms to Engage Customers
sponsored by Sysomos
CASE STUDY: In this case study, you'll discover how one organization worked with social media analytics experts to create an algorithm that sifts through billions of online conversations, locating the winner of their contest. Use this resource for help with developing your own customer engagement strategy.
Posted: 18 Nov 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2015

Sysomos

If You Tweet It, They Will Connect: Georgia State University Uses Heartbeat to Gauge its Success
sponsored by Sysomos
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to learn how one organization monitored social media to track brand mentions more effectively, allot time and resources directed at engagement, and identify audience attrition.
Posted: 18 Nov 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2015

Sysomos

5 Questions Every Sales Department Should be Able to Answer and How Analytics can Help Answer Them
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how organizations can empower their sales reps with answers to 5 questions that are crucial to sales success. Additionally, see how sales reps are better able to tackle new challenges with analytical insights that can be accessed on any device.
Posted: 18 Nov 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2015

Salesforce.com

Gain New Insights and Enhance Consumer Engagements
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper and discover ways to capitalize on consumer data to drive desired business outcomes and increase marketing ROI.
Posted: 20 Oct 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015

IBM

Enabling New Levels of Customer Engagement with Predictive Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper and uncover the questions you'll be able to answer with a combined predictive- and social-analytics strategy. Additionally, you'll learn 6 key positive outcomes you can gain with predictive-powered customer insights.
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

Creating an Effective Social Media Strategy that Starts from Within
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, experts discuss how to get noticed on social media. Find details on how to bond with your audience, in addition to creating the right company culture for leveraging CRM.
Posted: 08 Oct 2015 | Published: 08 Oct 2015

Microsoft

Optimizing the Multi-Channel Customer Experience
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, experts invite you to reexamine how you measure the customer experience in your omnichannel initiatives. Learn how to set clear goals and quantify success through customer repeat purchases, retention, and satisfaction.
Posted: 08 Oct 2015 | Published: 08 Oct 2015

Microsoft

5 Reasons for Sales Teams to Embrace the Power of Analytics
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: This e-book outlines the top five reasons why analytics is poised to transform sales. Read now for tips on keeping your team ahead when you get critical business data right where sales actually happen.
Posted: 10 Sep 2015 | Published: 10 Sep 2015

Salesforce.com

Social Intelligence Guide for Sales and Marketing
sponsored by Microsoft
EBOOK: In this dynamic e-book, learn how you can use social listening and intelligence to adjust your marketing and sales initiatives in order to drive more opportunities.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Published: 07 Mar 2015

Microsoft

Best Practices In Customer Experience Management
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: This e-guide from the experts at SearchCRM.com explores the role of social media in customer experience management (CEM), and offers tips, tricks and best practices for driving CEM success.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2013

Microsoft

Take Advantage of Multi-Channel to Improve CEM
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, explore the benefits and business drivers of integrating your data across all channels. Discover what tools and strategies you'll need to achieve a truly integrated, cross-channel customer experience.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 10 Oct 2014

Microsoft

Successful Customer Experience Management Strategy in a Social World
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: In this e-guide readers will find best practices for a successful CEM strategy which includes social interactions as well as insight into why social CRM is a business imperative that must be addressed.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 26 May 2015

Microsoft

5 Trends That are Reshaping Information Technology
sponsored by Qlik
WHITE PAPER: How does IT ensure that they are empowering their users with the tools they need to naturally explore data, ask the next question, and uncover the insight they need to make informed decisions? This white paper illustrates how IT can keep up with employee expectations by optimizing visualization, big data, and the cloud.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Qlik

Why Creating Closer Customer Relationships Depends on Master Data Management
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This dynamic terrain is rocky, but it also holds enormous potential. The following white paper reveals what strategies you need to achieve close customer relationships and increased loyalty.
Posted: 16 Oct 2015 | Published: 16 Oct 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

Creating an Effective Social Media Strategy
sponsored by Microsoft
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn how to use social media intelligently to engage customers and build credibility online. Additionally, learn why organizations need to make sure their company culture is conducive to implementing a social CRM program before they can take full advantage of social media.
Posted: 09 Oct 2015 | Published: 09 Oct 2015

Microsoft

Enterprise Collaboration: Mistakes to Avoid and Strategies for Success
sponsored by Dropbox for Business
EGUIDE: This expert resource reveals the 5 common mistakes that derail enterprise collaboration initiatives and provides critical advice on how to avoid these pitfalls. Inside, analysts from Gartner and Forrester explain how to encourage user buy-in for your enterprise collaboration strategy.
Posted: 04 Jun 2015 | Published: 04 Jun 2015

Dropbox for Business

Your Planning Guide for Collaboration and Content in the Cloud
sponsored by Dropbox for Business
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, analysts break down communication, collaboration, content and social platforms - or, 3CS systems. Discover how to leverage these essentials with mobile, cloud and other technologies across the enterprise.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

Dropbox for Business

How Michigan State University Calculates Likelihood of Philanthropic Engagement
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This case study describes how MSU leveraged business intelligence and predictive analytics to gain deep insight into an individual alum's potential to give.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

IBM

Speech-to-Text Analytics Reveals New Insights Into Consumer Behavior
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how Telerx, a global contact center outsourcing provider, embrace the methods that modern consumers are utilizing to share their opinions and turned raw data into valuable insight for their clients.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM
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SOCIAL COMPUTING DEFINITION (continued): …  Based on the six degrees of separation concept (the idea that any two people on the planet could make contact through a chain of no more than five intermediaries), social networking establishes interconnected Internet communities (sometimes known as personal networks) that help people make contacts that would be good for them to know, but that they would be unlikely to have met otherwise. In general, here's how it works: you join one of the sites and invite people you know to join as well. Those people invite their contacts to join, who in turn invite their contacts to join, and the process repeats … 
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