Wouldn’t we all like such a dream deal?

According to Reuters Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer is selling some of his holdings of Microsoft stock, worth about $1.3 billion. He plans to sell up to 75 million shares by year-end. This will reduce his share in Microsoft with about 12%. Of course rumors directly came up. But be honest: wouldn’t we all like such a dream deal? Isn’t that what every entrepreneur is hoping

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NEW: HootSuite5 with HTML5, geo-search, themes, Google Analytics and native re-tweets

HootSuite5 with HTML5

Today my HootSuite client was offline for a while, which was a big surprise. In general Hootsuite is a very reliable service. Fortunately, I was informed this was due to a remarkable update. Some time late I noticed significant changes to the social media dashboard beginning with a completely refreshed

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Is Google just looking for content to earn more?

A debate titled: The freedom perspective of digital media with William Echikson, Communications Director of Google EMEA seemed promising. It doesn’t happen everyday you can hear the future Google plans directly from one of the leaders. It turned out differently. After the debate you could leave the room rather disoriented. Is Google really just looking for more content to earn more and do we need the government to protect our copyrights?

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2 free tools to monitor what they online tell about you

Social media are there to stay, whether you like it or not. At its best you can make advantage of them by including social media into your marketing and communication strategy. But at least you will have to follow what people are online telling about your brand, product or you in person. But how do you do that? How can you prevent this becomes a time consuming task? I will explain two tools which I use

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Managing software development in a Funky manner to meet client’s needs

funky-candy-dulfer Today at the 4Developers conference in Poznan, Poland, I presented the audience my concern about the existing gap in between client’s need and the reality of the software developers. For some reason we seem not to manage to understand each other well enough.

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If you aren’t on YouTube yet, better make you are soon

I just came along a nice blog post by Drew McLellan, Social Media Cheat Sheet, where he presents the Social Landscape created by CMO.com. The sheet shows what social media can be used best depending on your personal aim. The bottom line conclusion for me is that you have to make you will be on YouTube to gain most from social media.

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The tremendous impact of social media on Gen Y – your (future) clients

In my previous post I already indicated it is no longer a questions whether or not you want to use social media, because others are using it already. You will just have to follow your brand. The following YouTube movie shows clearly what’s going on. Some figures are already outdated, but for me that doesn’t matter. Besides it has

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Whether or not to use social media is no longer a question

A recent study carried out by Manpower Poland shows that 60% of Polish businesses don’t feel the need to use social media (in Polish only). This result isn´t applicable to Poland alone. Recent research shows that in the US about 50% of the marketeers is using social

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