Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Proud to be a community moderator for an award-winner!

Over two years now. Internet Evolution's site has scored several awards over the last few months:
"We're thrilled to inform you that Internet Evolution won the min's Editorial & Design award for Best Blogs, recognizing the site's renowned ThinkerNet blogosphere, which publishes exclusive content from the biggest names in the Internet industry.

Read more about the award here:

Internet Evolution was up against a number of industry leaders, including Entertainment Weekly,, Harvard Business Publishing, Martha Stewart Living, Newsweek, Time, and Haymarket Media.

With regular content from more than 200 industry leaders like Vint Cerf, Lawrence G. Roberts, Craig Newmark, and Andrew Keen, the now-award-winning ThinkerNet blogosphere has become the go-to destination for analysis and discussion on the future of the Internet.

This latest honor is Internet Evolution's fifth award this year. The site was previously recognized by minOnline for Best B2B Video Show, Best B2B Community/Social Network, Best Customized Website/Microsite, and Digital Team of the Year, taking accolades in categories against leaders from Sports Illustrated, Conde Nast, The Atlantic, and Scholastic Inc., among others.

The site also received Honorable Mentions in other Editorial & Design categories, including Best Use of Social Media, Best Online Column, and Best Special Section/Microsite.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

(Yet another) top 10 list of tools for small business social media success (but a good one)

Okay, the title is a bit unwieldy -- my apologies. But it conveys my sense that we're being swamped with lists. TechCrunch even makes a list of its top ten lists. Magazines, of course, have long done this: 33 ways to drive your man crazy in bed; 27 new chicken dishes you can make in in under 60 seconds. However, I also have to admit that not only do lists serve to draw readers in, but they are easy to read, and therefore really can be useful.

So, clearly labeled as a sponsor list (but not a sponsor of this site, I'm sorry to say), her's the list of social media tools especially appropriate for small business...

But wait-- before I give you the link, let me say I have my own list within this list! Choose from the following list:
1. My shortened list of tools;
2. The original length-ten list of tools.