This week’s news picks include business predictions, social media, and search engine technology.
While many of us are getting ready to receive a deluge of family and friends for Thanksgiving, Michael Friedenberg has been busy compiling a list of his top ten business predictions for 2011.
This is not your basic list though. Michael clearly states just how his predictions are going to have an impact, and why businesses ought to consider implementing them.
Included in the list are social media, the cloud, real-time analytics, security breaches, and many more.
- 3 Examples of Stellar Social Media Customer Service – One of the Mashable Awards categories receives a further inspection, as examples of stellar social media customer service are reviewed. (Mashable)
- Fascinating Social Media Facts of 2010 – Fascinating facts are examined in this article which covers sites including Facebook, YouTube, bloggers, LinkedIn, Wikipedia, and Foursquare. (Social Media Today)
- Could a New Technique Change How Search Engines Work? – Blog post discusses the latest research from Georgia Tech which may influence the future of search engines – a machine-learning technique that gathers and stores word associations to enhance the search process. (Search Engine Watch)
- Predictive Technology Aids Marketers – How and why top organizations are using predictive technology. (Marketing Charts)
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