Social Media: Social TV and building audience communities online

Just around the corner is a whole new world of social TV. Social media meets traditional content – audiences become online community members. Social networks around TV.

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Wonderwebby Microfinance request

Please add the ChipIn widget to your Facebook or blog and help raise money for Wonderwebby, Jasmin Tragas Filipino Womens Trust Bank.

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Australia Social Finance: List of Peer to Peer loans and p2p banks

After the radio interview with Tony Delroy a few days ago, I’ve had an inordinate number of requests for information on social lending and microfinancing sites. Particularly Australian p2p banks. Remember a bank holds money that the community members have each – for example, salaries, or savings. Then the bank manager takes the community money…

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Adelaide Event: CPA Australia

Social media for accountants View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: socialmedia socialnetworks) I was in Adelaide last week, presenting to CPA Australia. Interesting group – though it was the end of the day and we only had time for 3 or 4 questions. Last time (CPA Australia, Brisbane) I spent a couple of…

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Australia: Peer to Peer Lending

There are now three peer to peer or social lending banks in Australia, as far as I can determine. Well Fosik hasn’t launched yet… but it’s the latest one I have found:Here is a chart:Sorry it’s unreadable, it’s the same on their site… So instead of asking your bank manager for a loan, ask the…

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Australia and AsiaPac: Corporate Blog and Finance 2.0

I’m never 100% sure, if a corporate blog is written by a PR person, or by a genuine C-level exec. But I can have a good guess. It doesn’t have to be the CEO, but someone with passion, a helicopter view of not only the business but the sector and someone with ability to affect…

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Event: A day in the life of SilkCharm. – Enterprise 2.0 and Talkback events

OMG. Oh. My. God. If anyone ever asks you to chair a conference DON’T DO IT! Seriously. It’s really hard work! (And we’ve already established that I’m lazy). I’m involved with a Enterprise 2.0 conference at the Crowne Plaza and we’ve got about 12 speakers per day. My job is to introduce the speakers –…

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Current TV and Al Gore and the UK

Al Gore, the guy who created the Internet, that one? Sky is to launch Al Gore’s US user-generated content TV channel Current in the UK and Ireland following a deal with the former US vice-president. The deal was announced today by BSkyB CEO James Murdoch and Gore. Gore is planning to design Current TV content…

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