Link Love Monthly: Best of November 2009

So I’m thinking I might do a regular monthly post with links to some of the most interesting posts that I’ve read over the last 30 days – about social media in general, of course, but also about associations, systems thinking, community building, good case studies, tool tips, social media in other industries, whatever. Like all good bloggers, we read waaaaay more than we write and these kinds of posts are what inform our own writing here at SocialFishing. This might introduce you to some good blogs you might not be aware of too.

Please note this list is NOT the same as my “MUST READ” list, which I save in my Twitter favorites here. That list is much more about essential reading that will help people understand the fundamentals of what social media means for organizations. (You can subscribe to my favorites to get those in your Reader.) Think of the list below as more to do with serendipity, interesting stuff that might spark some thoughts or discussion. Dip in and out of these at will.

Let me know if this is useful. Here goes (in mostly reverse date order). There was a TON of good stuff this month; the list might not be this long every month! Happy reading!

The new divide: Walled v. open (Jeff Jarvis)

Use To Find The Most Engaged and Dearly Departed (TwitTip)

Twitter Is Fighting With Their Users For Metadata (Regular Geek)

Multi-Channel Fundraising Campaigns: Storytelling Is Key (Beth Kanter)

Association Puzzle (Cecilia Sepp)

The death of the URL (Factory City)

Should CoTweet and Yammer be Worried? (Center Networks)

Opt-in vs. Opt-Out; Value vs. Numbers (Conversation Agent)

Tips For Using Twitter During Presentations (Jeff Hurt)

100 Ways To Measure Social Media (Social Media Insider)

Associations in a “Post Media World†(SmartBlog)

Meetings And Events As Systems Thinking: The Community Ecosystem (Jeff Hurt)

American Red Cross – Non-profit Social Media Marketing Example #4 (Ignite Social Media)

Forget Traits–4 DSM Diagnoses of Social Media Mavens (Mizz Information)

Cross-Generational Leadership (Hourglass Blog)

HIPAA: The 800-Pound Gorilla (Buzz Bin)

Don’t Be a Tool (Jamie Notter)

Twitter Story: Broadcast (Thanks For Playing)

Do it or Don’t!.just stop talking about it (Eric D. Brown)

Direct or Step Down: How SM Differs from Traditional PR (Lauren Fernandez)

A reminder for social media enthusiasts at associations (Acronym)

I Will Choose Free Will – Executive Decision Making Skills a la Rush (Association Subculture)

Why is no one talking about Twitter Tags? (Know the

Tweeting at the Speed of Scale (Logic+Emotion)

Utah Shares Social Media Guidelines (Bright Side of Government)

Is Your Company Trusted or Do You Have a Digital Comb Over? (Jeremiah Owyang)

The Future of the Organization (Talent Anarchy)

Turning a Manufactured Risk into a Risk Management Technique: Social Media (Risky Chronicles)

17 areas to benchmark for social media optimization (John Haydon)

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maddiegrant December 1, 2009 at 1:16 pm

Link Love Monthly: November

maggielmcg December 1, 2009 at 1:20 pm

RT @maddiegrant: Link Love Monthly: November <thanks for the link love! And also great collex of posts>

brianjohnriggs December 1, 2009 at 2:35 pm

RT @maddiegrant: Link Love Monthly: November – Love the idea.

Maggie McGary December 1, 2009 at 8:18 am

LOVE this idea, and not just because you linked to my post. ;) So many great posts out there; a recap is a great idea. I loved Jeremiah Owyang’s “digital comb-over” post!

SocialFishFood December 1, 2009 at 1:25 pm

Link Love Monthly: November #socialfish

social_medio December 1, 2009 at 2:14 pm

Link Love Monthly: November

joltsocialmedia December 1, 2009 at 3:47 pm

Link Love Monthly: November

Eric Brown December 4, 2009 at 9:13 pm

Maddie – great idea even if you don’t include me in your next list :)

There’s some excellent stuff here.

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