Recent Tweets–Cool Links

Posted by Kent Beatty | Posted in Tweets | Posted on 15-08-2010

How to create Viral Blog Content http://bit.ly/am8KL7 (via: @GetIntheHotSpot @ViperChill) #viral #content #blogging9:17 AM Aug 12th via TweetDeck

Video: Media Consumption vs. Usage and the New Role of Digital Sociologists http://ow.ly/18xwKN

RT @chrisbrogan: One way to manage Twitter presencehttp://bit.ly/ar4Wij (thought abt your twitter goals, methods & tools?)

GTD – Getting Things Done Starts With: A Shift in the Head –http://su.pr/714qjB #gtd #systemsthinking

Relationship Symmetry in Social Networks: Why Facebook will go Fully Asymmetric ala Twitter http://su.pr/2CGRYt

Please Repeat: Influence is not Popularity – In social media, influence has taken center stage. With the spotlight p…http://ow.ly/18wxC3

How Much Twitter Is Right For You? http://su.pr/1LIjYV Nice post by @michellemaura at TweetValley

RT @kentbeatty: Why We See What We Do http://su.pr/6L6LnXBeau Lotto does TED talk on how our brains process visual info

Booming Social Networks

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Posted by Kent Beatty | Posted in Misc | Posted on 05-12-2009

This post was originally posted at KentBeatty.com as The Rise of Social Networks.

This Social Networks Infographic spans the timeline from 1995 up until today.  You’ll notice the really large social networks exploded into existence during the 2003 – 2006 period. Twitter had a rather late beginning:

Boom of OnlineCommunities

What’s next?  For one thing: Personal Branding.  According to Chad Levitt, parts of the next wave of innovation will revolve around social networks, personal brands, massive amounts of data, collaboration and making senese of it all to create value.  Also, expect more internal company social networking.

Infographic courtesy of Chad Levitt at his New Sales Economy Blog

For more on Personal Branding check out Dan Schwabel’s blog.  Dan is the author of the book: , Me 2.0: Build a Powerful Brand to Achieve Career Success (Kaplan, April 2009)