The Greatest Hits of 2009 Part IX

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Happy New Year!

The closure of 2009 sparked a series of important news and events that only seemed to further the evolution of Social Media rather than subsiding and waiting for a new year. Your path in 2010 is defined by the knowledge you’ve amassed and embraced. It affects not only where you are, but where you’re going and how long it will take to get there.

The Greatest Hits of 2009 Part IX

1. The Rapid Evolution of Search

2. What IF We Redefined Influence? The New Influence Factor in Social Media

3. Evan Williams on the Past, Present, and Future of Twitter

4. Hollywood’s Next Production: Gagging Social Media

5. My Foreword for Twittfaced: Your Toolkit for Understanding and Maximizing Social Media

6. With Klout Comes Influence: How To Find Influencers on Twitter

7. The Golden Triangle

8. On Twitter and Social Networks, Brands Benefit from Conversations

9. On Twitter, What Are You Doing Was Always The Wrong Question

10. The Social Media (R)evolution: Your Time is Now

11. The Twitter Star: Nova or Supernova?

12. The Benevolent Acts of Reciprocity and Recognition

13. PBS MediaShift: Social Media Marketing

14. On PR, Social Media and the Evolution of the Web with Robert Scoble

15. Socialized Media: The Powerful Effects of Online Brand Interaction

The Greatest Hits of 2009: The Series

Part I

Part II

Part III

Part IV

Part V

Part VI

Part VII


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Brian Solis is principal at Altimeter Group, a research firm focused on disruptive technology. A digital analyst, anthropologist, and futurist, Solis has studied and influenced the effects of emerging technology on business, marketing, and culture. Solis is also globally recognized as one of the most prominent thought leaders and published authors in new media. His new book, What's the Future of Business (WTF), explores the landscape of connected consumerism and how business and customer relationships unfold and flourish in four distinct moments of truth. His previous book, The End of Business as Usual, explores the emergence of Generation-C, a new generation of customers and employees and how businesses must adapt to reach them. Prior to End of Business, Solis released Engage, which is regarded as the industry reference guide for businesses to market, sell and service in the social web.

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