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11 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Me to Unfollow You on Twitter

Almost Savvy

unfollow. love Twitter, no doubt about it. have found it to be a fabulous tool, through which I've come to know countless brilliant and fascinating people. To me, Twitter is about building relationships. Like all social media tools

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Jesse Stay, founder and CEO of SocialToo.com and all around great Facebook Fan Page coder. He's volunteered to give away a copy of his recent book, FBML Essentials, to two readers. Scroll down to the end of the

All of Seth Godin's Free ebooks in one place | Shuaism

Josh S Peters

You read that right, I've compiled all of Seth Godin's free ebooks in one big awesome list. Seth Godin is a fantastic source of constant information and wisdom. His blog is incredibly insightful and he produces books and ebook left and

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Google News Optimization Tips

Adam Sherk

This week Google put out a video to give publishers more information on how Google News works and how best to optimize for it. pulled out some of the more useful tips, combining information from some of the slides with additional

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A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Do You Know Your Employees? Social Intranets As The New Talent Management System

SocMed Sean

Tweet Sean R. Nicholson Imagine, for a moment, that you have accepted a new position as a corporate executive tasked with figuring our how to make your company work better, faster, cheaper. Along with the details of your position, you have been informed that you have access to a wealth of competitive intelligence, product experience, and innovative thinking at your fingertips. Bad situation.

Guest Blogging: The Ultimate Guide

Viper Chill

I try not to sound too egotistical when I say this, but over the past 12 months I have certainly been one of the 'faces of guest posting,' simply because I have

Fire your Director of Social Media!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

At a recent ANA conference I was interviewing Brian Wallace VP of Digital Marketing and Media for RIM when I heard him say “2 years from now- if I still have a Director of Social Media – I should be fired!&# and after thinking about that I can’t help but agree with him. Said differently how do we make social part of the very DNA of the firm? What’s your view? Tweet This! Digg this!

Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

laurelpapworth.com

Managing staff who participate in social networks. once had to step in to calm down a forum that was off the charts with negativity and general unpleasant comments. To be even heard, I started to IP and MAC address ban anyone who posted under secondary IDs for the purpose of trolling (making up a temporary persona who’s only purpose is to create negative comments). Opera  [link]. AUSTRALIAN.

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Corporate Social Media Reading List. I'm a huge fan of social media. joined Twitter on June 30 2007 and after a few bumps in the road, I was addicted and even wrote a set of top twitter tips. I try to follow the trends and news around

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Debbie Weil on Corporate Blogging and Social Media

Debbie Weil

Drive Toward Social Intelligence Maturity

Propelling your organization to new levels of social intelligence skill and application is essential for maximizing the value of your listening and monitoring efforts.

Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you?

Taylor Marek

There is a fine line between having an Entrepreneur mindset and an Employee mindset, lets see if you notice the difference: Entrepreneurs are willing to

11 Tips To Thrive on Twitter | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

twitterfollowme After my post on 11 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Me to Unfollow You on Twitter, many asked that I put together some tips highlighting the best way to get started on Twitter. I'm very happy to oblige

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Why SEO is Easier than Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There are a fair number of excellent search engine optimization experts (SEOs) in the wild, but there are countless social media marketing experts, many of whom are self-proclaimed gurus in their field. However, the number of SEOs I've

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How to Evaluate an Expired Domain Name

Bill Hartzer

A friend recently asked me about a domain name he was thinking of buying. He mentioned that one of the websites he owns and has developed is the name of a city: and he noticed that there is a ‘related’ domain name that is for sale. It used to be on the same topic of the website that he owns, and he wanted to know if he should purchase it and redirect it to his current website. Yahoo!

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

Free Tools for Monitoring Hot Search Trends

Adam Sherk

This week Google started embedding a Hot Trends graph at the bottom of search results pages for queries that fall within their top 100 fastest-rising search terms, as seen in this example screenshot: While checking out search trends is

Gary Hayes Social Media Count

Laurel Papworth

Social Media statistics: Ever wondered how many people are blogging, uploading videos, tweeting right at this very minute ? Here’s a counter that displays growth of Twitter, money spent on Facebook gifts, number of SMS’s sent worldwide second by second. Social Network activity measured in real time. The next question is, what exactly are they doing?  Wasting time at work, discussing the News, sharing communication on a birth, engagement, marriage, death? The interesting story here, for me, is how viral this counter became. You might want to factor that into the social media counter!

Cloud Jacking: 7 Steps to Dominate Your Niche

Viper Chill

If you don't know by now, the cloud is a way that myself and thousands of other people are now referencing the internet and the servers that power it. Cloud

Why Apple & Google Win - and Your Company Doesn't

Social Media Marketing

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The Smart Marketer's Guide to Social Media Management

Engaging in social media isn't an option anymore. So if you're going to do it, you want to do it well.

Master List ?(A Wiki of Social Media Marketing Examples)?

wiki.beingpeterkim.com

For an additional 500, be sure to visit Master List 2.  And the third 500 has started on Master List 3. To learn how to contribute/edit, visit the Administration page. Wikis  Automotive  United States  David Bausola   Ford   Hurra Torpedo campaign   Presentation sharing  Automotive  United States  Philippe Deltenre   Ford   Where are the Joneses? adenin Facebook Page   Social networks  High Tech  United States  Meryl K. Evans   adenin TECHNOLOGIES Inc. Adenin Twitter   Microblogging / Microsharing  High Tech  United States  Meryl K. Whittemore   ePi Tech Inc.

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Corporate Social Media Reading List

Koka Sexton

I'ma huge fan of social media. joined Twitter on June 30 2007 and after a few bumps in the road, I was addicted and even wrote a set of top twitter tips. I try to follow the trends and news around social media as best I can

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Debbie Weil on Corporate Blogging and Social Media

Debbie Weil

#102: Trim Expenses, Daily Time Management, and Can you hear me?

Taylor Marek

Intense week here at college, yet cranked out another episode. Enjoy… Sponsored by gotomeeting, try it FREE for 30 days: [link] I actually had to go without lunch today in order to record this episode

Master The Next Wave Of Social

As social media adoption becomes more and more mainstream, marketing leaders race to keep up - creating blogs, communities, and Facebook pages, all too often without a clear road map in mind.

Back-up Your LinkedIn Information | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

linkedin-image-export-contacts1. Contact information for all of your connections. You've taken great care in building your LinkedIn network of connections because these are the folks you've known throughout your career, those friends

Social media and selling snake oil | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

A Brief Introduction to The New Community Rules: Marketing on the.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

After years of trial and error and months of writing, The New Community Rules (Amazon link) has been released, and I wanted to dive into some of the concepts I discuss in the book, many of which I hope to explore in depth in future blog

A Look at Muck Rack's Twitter Press Release Service, 51 Releases Later

Adam Sherk

I'm definitely a fan of Muck Rack – it offers an easy way to track major media journalists on Twitter and pick up on trending topics. So I've been curious to see how their Twitter press release service would do

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

Get started on truly maximizing your LinkedIn presence with this informative eBook.

How To Use LinkedIn Groups To Drive Website Traffic | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

Everyone knows that Linked In is THE social network for professionals, allowing you to create a living resume, perform targeted job searches, collect

Definitive Guide to Becoming Likeable Online

Viper Chill

Without scrolling further down to check the answer, I want you to think about something. What could be my number one point be in the answer to how do I become

Twitter Direct Messages – Best (and Worst) Practices

Kikolani

When I started out on Twitter over a year ago ( @kikolani ), one of the first things I noticed was my Direct Message box. As I began to follow people, I was excited to get those private messages, assuming people were just that into contacting me after I started following them. They began as simple thank you for following messages, and eventually became a mixture of real messages and automatic ones.

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A Brief History Of Social Media

socialmediarockstar.com

Home Consulting About Contact Subscribe Social Media Rockstar Social Media Blog – ::Social Media Rockstar:: A Brief History Of Social Media by Brett Borders on June 2, 2009 S ocial media isn’t really “new.&# Phone phreaking , or the rogue exploration of the telephone network, started to gain momentum in the 1950’s. Phone phreaks weren’t motivated by fraud, but rather, they were technophiles and information addicts trapped in a telecom monopoly long before Skype or “ free nights and weekends &# existed. “Handles&# or online pseudonyms were the norm.

Article Distribution Sites with a PR 3 or Higher | Freelance.

Freelance Social Media

Distributing articles can help build links to your website. Below is a list of distribution sites with a PR of 3 or better. If you have any to suggest that

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IT'S TIME TO TEACH MARKETING & SALES IN LAW SCHOOL

Myrland Marketing

Bentley Tolk, well-known legal marketing expert, wrote an article on his blog last night titled Will Law School Ever Teach Marketing For Law Firms? In his comments section, I shared my thoughts with Bentley that yes, marketing and

The Easy Road

Taylor Marek

Something I've been wanting to get off my back for a while now, and I feel inspired to write today. Tell me how many times the easy road has paid off for someone? I can tell you from experience it DOESN'T. Most of the time you just meet

Business Cards - So Important or So Over?

Almost Savvy

After spending much time deeply immersed in the high-tech, heavily wired world of virtual networking, it can become easy to overlook some of the “old school” networking tools. Front and center among these time-tested tools is the

The FINAL word on Social Media ROI | Shuaism

Josh S Peters

The FINAL word on Social Media ROI, a discussion on when and where ROI is appropriate in Social Media

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Why I Gave a Domain Name Back to Its Former Owner

Bill Hartzer

With the economy being the way it is right now, with everyone fighting for every last dollar, every last cent, trying to make just a little bit more money for yourself and your family, I seems as if everyone is out for themselves–and not thinking of others. Every so often, an opportunity comes up when you can do something good. Yesterday, I had that opportunity. Or $5,000. chose the latter.

The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook

Adam Sherk

The role of social media in professional sports is getting a lot of attention these days, unfortunately mostly in the form of teams and leagues trying to clamp down on it or players making mistakes with it

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