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Do Social Networks Create Distractions at Work?

harmon.ie provides a report that shows that social networking tools like Facebook and Twitter seriously disrupt work efficiency on the job. From the article:

” The proliferation of collaboration and social tools designed to increase productivity is actually costing businesses millions of dollars per year in lost productivity, according to a survey of more than 500 employees in U.S. businesses of all sizes conducted by online market research firm uSamp (United Sample) and commissioned by social email software provider harmon.ie. “

Also, PC Worls provides analysis of the report here


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Social Networking Tips and Resources

The following are links to tips, tricks and additional resources for social networking.

SEO Marketing Promotion offers “Social Networking Tips for Online Success”

Microsoft offers “11 Tips for Social Networking Safety”

Forbes provides “7 Social Networking Tips for the Novice”

GeekyMomBlog provides ” Social Networking Tips”

Entrepreneur provides “5 Misplaced Social Networking Fears”

CIO offers “Social Networking Websites from A to Z”

mRelevance offer “7 Social Networking Tips”

The Digital Bus provides “Top 5 Social Networking Tips from 4 Social Networkers”

EveryJoe presents “Social Networking Tips and Tricks”

Online Colleges.net offers “Social Networking for Law Students: 50 Tips and Tools”

SocialNetworkingRockStar is a blog dedicated to ocial networking tips and tricks

101 Suite provides “Social Networking Tips for Bloggers and Writers”

A wiki for “Social Networking Security”

Education World provides “Social Networking Tips for Teachers”

ReadWriteWeb offers “5 Tips for Better Social Networking”

Socialnetworkingtips.org is a bit dated but has a few nuggets of info

SmallBusinessComputing provides “5 Top Social Networking Tips You Need to Know”

Search Engine Journal provides “Successful Networking Tips for LinkedIn and Facebook”

Kim Komando Show provides “Social Networking Tips” (much to wade through but some good info)

SEO Chat offers “Social Networking SEO Tips and Techniques”

SocialMediaToday provides “Social Networking Time Management Tips”

Fox13 Utah provides “Social Networking Tips for Business Owners”

SociableBlog offers “5 Tips for Social Networking Sites to Successfully implement online Video”

Blonde 2.0 provides “Top 10 Tips for Social Networking Success”

HR World offers “Social Networking Tips and Tricks”

SheKnowsParenting provides “Social Networking Safety for Teens”

Help Net Security offers ” Tips for Safer Social Networking”

National Consumer League provides “Social Networking Security and Safety Tips”

Social Times offers “7 Tips for Safer Social Networking Passwords”


Wikipedia provides “List of Social Networking Websites”

Beth Kanter offers ” Social Networking Resources”

bNet offers hundreds of articles

Deitel provides “The Social Networking Resource Center”

ICT Digital Literacy provides “Social Networking – Web 2.0 Service Resources”

Online Social Networking offers numerous articles covering Facebook and Twitter.


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Twitter Tips and Tools

The following articles contain links to some helpful Twitter Tools and Applications.

Chris Brogan’s 50 Power Twitter Tips

Drop Ship Access provides links to Twitter Tools and information on how to best utilize the applications.

Network World offers “5 Ways to Find Relevant Followers”

CIO provides 5 Proven Ways to Get ReTweets. Here is Part 2

Tweet Tips at TweetingTips

The Twitter Guide Book on Mashable

Of course, there is always the reliable Twitter Blog

5 Twitter tips from Strategic Public Relations

31 Twitter Tips from New Marketing Labs

Tweet Smarts from TweetSmarter

10 Twitter Tips from Guy Kawasaki

Mashable offers 4 Tips for Tapping into Twitter Conversations

Brian Solis offers 21 tips for Twitter and Facebook. Fast company’s (same) list here

Kyle Lacy’s ” Essential Twitter tips for Reaching Local Customers”

Some basic Twitter tips from Big is the New Small

Slightly dated but useful list from Web Analytics World

Common Twitter mistakes to avoid by Kyiv Post

13 Twitter tips and tutorials for beginners from TwiTip

Find even more Twitter tools and stuff at TweetJunk.com

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