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I am working through a backlog of presentations that I intend to post into Slideshare. In parallel – a new section on the site – called rather originally ‘Presentations’ has been opened up – and the first two are in place. Enjoy.

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A fascinating introduction to a benign yet real problem in GooglePlus – but I will guess on most other networks as well. My take ?

I think it ties into the fact that ‘most’ people still – really – don’t know what to do or say – or how to act in their new online world.
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More social networks than you can shake a stick at – and LinkedIN is one of the grandaddies …. Good to read these
5 Tips from a LinkedIn Jedi to help you navigate the app.

… with thanks to Resumebear Online

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As of today : February 2nd 2012, I just coined the phrase “Controlled Crowdsourcing”.

A quick ‘google’ reveals 1,160 results for the term “controlled crowd sourcing”
patrolling through the definitions – they are talking of experimenting with crowdsourcing in a controlled manner – I am talking about something completely different.
More will come – just flagging the usage and introduction of the term 🙂

… and yes my friend – use away 🙂

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Have to say – all 15 in the list make a lot of sense (though guilty of not having done them all) … Still, focussing on just number 12 – see below …

I have to say – I am not sure about comments on blogs. ‘Jury Out’ as they say – not the recommendation – but comments at all !!

Read on to get to the full list 15 essential tasks to complete after installing WordPress.

Well worth a read.

12. Add Subscribe to Comments plugin

Another great way to get visitors to stay – and return to – your site is adding the Subscribe to Comments plugin. This plugin enables commenters to sign up for e-mail notification of subsequent entries.


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Apple chief Tim Cook, making his first high-profile hire since taking the helm of the world’s largest technology company, lured the well-regarded industry executive to fill a critical post once held by Ron Johnson, another outsider who left Target Corp to join Apple in 2000. […]

Browett, Dixons’ CEO since 2007, was previously chief executive of Tesco Plc’s successful online shopping site. He will oversee Apple’s retail strategy and the expansion of its stores around the world, from the current total of around 300.

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