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Social Media for Academics

Social Media for Academics

By: Diane Rasmussen Neal

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 06-AUG-2012

Insert Date: 24-APR-2014

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This book provides an overview of social media technologies in the context of practical implementation for academics, guided by applied research findings, current best practices, and the author’s successful experiences with using social media in academic settings. It also provides academics with sensible and easy strategies for implementing a wide spectrum of social media and related technologies - such as blogs, wikis, Facebook, and various Google tools for professional, teaching, and research endeavours. No other book exists that assists academics in learning how to use social media...

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Digital Dialogues and Community 2.0

Digital Dialogues and Community 2.0

By: Tara Brabazon

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 25-APR-2012

Insert Date: 24-APR-2014

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Digital Dialogue and Community 2.0: After avatars, trolls and puppets explores the communities that use digital platforms, portals, and applications from daily life to build relationships beyond geographical locality and family links. The book provides detailed analyses of how technology realigns the boundaries between connection, consciousness and community. This book reveals that alongside every engaged, nurturing and supportive group are those who are excluded, marginalised, ridiculed, or forgotten. It explores the argument that community is not an inevitable result of communication....

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Public Interest and Private Rights in Social Media

Public Interest and Private Rights in Social Media

By: Cornelis Reiman

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 10-SEP-2012

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Social media has an increasing role in the public and private world. This raises socio-political and legal issues in the corporate and academic spheres. Public Interest and Private Rights in Social Media provides insight into the use, impact and future of social media. The contributors provide guidance on social media and society, particularly the use of social media in the corporate sector and academia, the rising influence of social media in public and political opinion making, and the legal implications of social media. The Editor brings together unusual perspectives on the use of...

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Web 2.0 Knowledge Technologies and the Enterprise

Web 2.0 Knowledge Technologies and the Enterprise

By: Paul Jackson

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 17-MAY-2010

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Whilst enterprise technology departments have been steadily building their information and knowledge management portfolios, the Internet has generated new sets of tools and capabilities which provide opportunities and challenges for improving and enriching knowledge work. This book fills the gap between strategy and technology by focussing upon the functional capabilities of Web 2.0 in corporate environments and matching these to specific types of information requirement and behaviour. It takes a resource based view of the firm: why and how can the knowledge capabilities and information...

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Social Media Marketing und Recht, 2. Auflage, 2nd Edition

Social Media Marketing und Recht, 2. Auflage, 2nd Edition

By: Thomas Schwenke

Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 10-APR-2014

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Die neue Auflage des Standardwerks, relevant wie ehedem. Denn kaum ein Unternehmen, Freiberufler oder Künstler verzichtet heute noch auf eine Facebook-Präsenz, einen Twitter-Kanal oder die Vorteile des Fotoportals Flickr, um die eigenen Produkte, Dienstleistungen und Werke bekannter zu machen. Und gegen Abmahnungen oder anderen juristischen Ärger ist dabei niemand gefeit. Ob es um das Impressum, die Einbindung fremden Contents oder den Umgang mit Wettbewerbern geht – das Buch erklärt klar und verständlich, was zu beachten ist. Rechtsanwalt Thomas Schwenke, ist bekannter und beliebter Experte...

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Google This!

Google This!

By: Terry Ballard

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 18-MAY-2012

Insert Date: 24-APR-2014

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Many libraries and museums have adapted to the current information climate, working with Google, Facebook, Twitter and iTunes to deliver information for their users. Many have not. Google This! describes the variety of free or nearly free options for social media, and shows how libraries are adapting, from the Library of Congress to small public libraries. The author presents conversations with social media innovators to show how their experience can create success for your institution’s library. Chapters cover important aspects of social media for libraries including: how they relate to...

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Social Information

Social Information

By: Scott Brown

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 04-JUL-2012

Insert Date: 24-APR-2014

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Information available through ‘traditional’ business and competitive resources can be complimented by information gained through social media tools. Social Information is a must-have book for competitive and business researchers in any discipline including librarians, information professionals, intelligence analysts, students and marketing personnel, and explores how more ‘traditional’ resources can be complimented by social media tools. The book outlines different categories of social tools, competitive and business applications of these tools, and provides example searches with...

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The Host in the Machine

The Host in the Machine

By: Angela Thomas-Jones

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 27-JUL-2010

Insert Date: 24-APR-2014

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This book tackles online social networks by navigating these systems from the birth to the death of their digital presence. Navigating the social within the digital can be a contentious undertaking, as social networks confuse the boundary between offline and online relationships. These systems work to bring people together in an online environment, yet participation can dislocate users from other relationships and deviant ‘online’ behaviour can create ‘offline’ issues. The author begins by examining the creation of a digital presence in online networks popularized by websites such as...

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Bloggers Boot Camp, 2nd Edition

Bloggers Boot Camp, 2nd Edition

By: Charlie White; John Biggs

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

Insert Date: 18-APR-2014

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Anyone can build a blog. It’s quite easy. The difficult part is keeping it relevant, technically sound, and popular. Bloggers Boot Camp shows you how to blog for success. It teaches you how to find a niche, find your unique voice, and how to hold a conversation with an audience. It provides information on all the right tools for the blog, and it offers best ways to promote your blog and content for maximum success and a profitable life.  Though rules in creating compelling content haven’t really changed, ways in which the world blogs has since the last edition. The authors have...

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eBay For Dummies, 8th Edition

eBay For Dummies, 8th Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 28-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 16-APR-2014

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The leading guide for eBay buyers and sellers, updated to give you all the essentials for buying and selling on eBay More than 112 million people regularly use eBay. To find the best deals and make the best profits, you need the guidance in this book from eBay expert Marsha Collier! With more than half a million copies sold in previous editions, it's packed with solid advice to help you get started, navigate the site, make winning bids, and learn to list and sell your own items successfully. This edition explores eBay in the context of sites like Amazon, Facebook, and Pinterest and...

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Visual Social Marketing For Dummies

Visual Social Marketing For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 16-APR-2014

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How to implement a best-in-class visual marketing plan It's no secret that visual content online really draws in viewers. People love Pinterest, Facebook, and the like for visual sharing and engaging. Smart marketers know their companies need to tap into this, but where and how to start? Visual Social Marketing For Dummies offers a clear roadmap for creating effective, well-defined visual social marketing strategies as part of your overall marketing and social media plans. From defining goals to developing highly visual content across a range of social media platforms, this book is the...

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Blogging For Dummies, 5th Edition

Blogging For Dummies, 5th Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 09-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 16-APR-2014

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The best book on blogging, updated and better than ever! The blogosphere keeps changing and evolving, and so does this top blogging guide. A terrific book whether you're just starting out or are already blogging regularly, this book provides solid information on blogging basics, the anatomy of a good blog, and the tools you need to get started. You'll learn how to set up an account, find ample coverage of social plug-ins and emerging platforms like Squarespace and Overblog, and discover savvy ways to write your first post. Best of all, the book explores how you can make real money from...

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Five Stars: Putting Online Reviews to Work for Your Business

Five Stars: Putting Online Reviews to Work for Your Business

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 21-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 10-APR-2014

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Create positive visibility for your business with this essential roadmap Everyone now understands the importance of online reviews on sites such as Yelp. This unique book helps you influence the process and leverage the results to increase sales and revenue. Five Stars is the perfect guide to a timely and crucial marketing tactic for today's savvy small business owners and marketers. Find out how to get more (and better) online reviews for your business, track and monitor them, leverage them effectively in social media and elsewhere, and handle negative reviews with aplomb. Packed with...

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WordPress Security

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WordPress Security

By: Jesse Friedman

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 07-APR-2014

Insert Date: 08-APR-2014

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Everyone is out to get you! There are spammers, crackers, and hackers all over the globe attempting to infiltrate millions of websites. Their goal is to break through your proverbial front door. You should take security concerns seriously when setting up and maintaining your WordPress blog or website. This ebook offers important techniques on how to protect your site and user data. WordPress expert Jesse Friedman will help you: • Learn who’s out there and how to address Botnets, spammers, and personal or direct attackers • Understand basic security precautions and how to use the key...

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Examining the Concepts, Issues, and Implications of Internet Trolling

Examining the Concepts, Issues, and Implications of Internet Trolling

By: Jonathan Bishop

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 04-APR-2014

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Examining the Concepts, Issues, and Implications of Internet Trolling provides current research on the technical approaches as well as more social and behavioral involvements for gaining a better understanding of internet trolling. This book is useful to researchers, students and practitioners interested in building a share meaning for online community users....

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WordPress Absolute Beginner’s Guide

WordPress Absolute Beginner’s Guide

By: Tris Hussey

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 18-APR-2014

Insert Date: 02-APR-2014

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More than 70 million websites and blogs run on WordPress: it's the world's #1 web development tool. Now, you can make the most of WordPress without becoming a technical expert. WordPress Absolute Beginner's Guide is the fastest way to get comfortable and productive with WordPress and its most powerful tools. Whether you're new to WordPress or not, this practical, approachable book will show you how to do exactly what you want, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time - all explained with full-color illustrations. Leading WordPress instructor Tris Hussey provides...

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WordPress in a Weekend

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WordPress in a Weekend

By: Jesse Friedman

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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Are you ready to get started in WordPress this weekend? This ebook features step-by-step instructions for a two-day session on setting up your blog or website using the right tools to launch your content. Author Jesse Friedman will help you understand the power of WordPress, which drives 20 percent of the entire internet, and what it can do for your business or creative endeavor. In this detailed guide you will: Learn how to build your page using existing themes, tags, pages, and menus, and six must-have plugins Understand hosting requirements and how to choose a...

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Social Networking in Recruitment

Social Networking in Recruitment

By: Amanda Belton

Publisher: Impackt Publishing

Publication Date: 05-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2014

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Become a professional social networking expert and give your organization a cost-effective advantage in the hiring market. Social networks have opened up whole new channels of communication between prospective employees and employers. They provide perfect opportunities to build a strong relationship with potential employees that ensures investment in recruitment is targeted towards a successful, cost effective hire. Social networks also allow an organization to build a strong employer brand that reaches the digital natives of the world, enabling the recruiter to achieve a competitive...

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Extending Bootstrap

Extending Bootstrap

By: Christoffer Niska

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 21-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2014

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Understand Bootstrap and unlock its secrets to build a truly customized project! Learn to use themes to improve your user experience Improve your workflow with LESS and Grunt.js Get to know the most useful third- party Bootstrap plugins In Detail Bootstrap is a free collection of tools used to create websites and web applications. It contains HTML- and CSS-based design templates for typography, forms, buttons, navigation and other interface components, as well as optional JavaScript extensions. Much has been written and said recently, in the world of web design and...

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Social Media, Sociality, and Survey Research

Social Media, Sociality, and Survey Research

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 14-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2014

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Provides the knowledge and tools needed for the future of survey research The survey research discipline faces unprecedented challenges, such as falling response rates, inadequate sampling frames, and antiquated approaches and tools. Addressing this changing landscape, Social Media, Sociality, and Survey Research introduces readers to a multitude of new techniques in data collection in one of the fastest developing areas of survey research. The book is organized around the central idea of a "sociality hierarchy" in social media interactions, comprised of three levels: broadcast,...