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The Psychology of Social Engagement

Taylor Marek

It's the buzzword of the week- “engagement”. In regards to the world of social media, engagement refers to how people interact with one another, specifically with your business. Gone are the days of holding your consumers at arms length making way for new advertising campaigns aimed at bringing businesses into an era of developing branded company-wide personalities that can be related to on a much more intimate level that ever before. Business General Social Media psychology social engagement

Social Media Cheat Sheet

Taylor Marek

Have you ever wanted a cheat sheet when it comes to utilizing Social Media for your business? Just a simple, step-by-step action plan on exactly what you need to do? You can get it for a limited time only when you join my Social Media

#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

How Do You Approach Social Media?

Taylor Marek

Every company using social media falls into one of these three categories. 80% of people fall in one category, 10% in another, 10% in the remaining category. So what are those categories? Business New Media Social Media action takers Be the active 10% Don't be the 80% three approaches

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

A Personal Review of Avatar

Taylor Marek

I went with a group of friends to see Avatar last night. If anything, this was the one movie on my list that I had to see. I had seen the previews for it, and it sparked my interest immediately. We went for the IMAX 3-D version of it. When I got there, a line had already formed for the movie. I got my big bulky glasses and waited in line with the rest of them, meeting my friends in the process.

zilliontv

Taylor Marek

The television landscape is drastically changing as new digital distribution platforms emerge that enable truly personalized television. zilliontv is one of those platforms. zilliontv is a new company joining the digital tv age

Twitter Updates for 2009-02-28

Taylor Marek

Haha, my mind has been wandering all day. think I'll let it drift for a while…. #; Ok, I'm going to try something new out at my site. This may or may not fit to my liking… #; @gavinseim I agree, think they are poking around too much

Panasonic Plasma Update

Taylor Marek

I mentioned in Episode #85 of my podcast about the Panasonic Plasma 103inch television. Well, I have an update to that. I'm a little behind on posting this

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

#93: 13 Successful Blogging Tips, Business Podcasting, and the.

Taylor Marek

I think this is the longest episode I've released yet! Lots of updates and changes to the site, and plenty stuffed into this episode. First off, my start into the video realm came on May 19 with the launch of the taylormarek20 Vlog

Twitter Updates for 2009-02-28

Taylor Marek

Want a video that you will die laughing @? link] @jenchicago knows that for a fact #; @jenchicago Gotta love this song! ? link] #; @jenchicago well, I went and did it. I'm now on blip

Economic Stimulus Package

Taylor Marek

Ok, let me get one thing out of the way before I begin. I am opposed entirely to this notion, partly because I am a free market enonomist and partly because I can see right through the red tape in the government

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

Are You A MacHead? The Story Of The Apple Fanboy

Taylor Marek

I want you guys to watch this movie. It is simply amazing. If you have ever wondered how to create a cult, keep them buzzing, and always overdeliver, look at Apple. They have done it time and again. It pays to see how they did it

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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.

How TV Shows can make it big Online

Taylor Marek

I was driving in my car running some errands when a radio ad came on. It was talking about Netflix and how they now offer the option to not only watch your

Today's Test Post

Taylor Marek

Hey guys, This is a test post to see if twitterfeed will actually update my facebook fan page or not. If this works, it will cut down on the amount of work I need to do and automate another task. I am also thinking of doing a

My 2010 Resolutions

Taylor Marek

Ok, before all of you start throwing bananas at me, let me say one thing… I originally didn't want to make any New Year Resolutions! That changed though. You are getting the benefit of reading them now that I am posting them on the web

Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study

Taylor Marek

In a pillar series on marketing failures, learn 2 reasons why you should NOT be like iNET Web when marketing your company online or offline

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

How Do You Approach Social Media?

Taylor Marek

Every company using social media falls into one of these three categories. 80% of people fall in one category, 10% in another, 10% in the remaining category. So what are those categories? Business New Media Social Media action takers Be the active 10% Don't be the 80% three approaches

Need Graphic Work Done?

Taylor Marek

I know many of you out there are interested in getting graphics of some kind done for your online presence. From twitter backgrounds and blog templates to podcast logos and ebook covers, the list is endless

Pepsi to drop Super Bowl Ads for Social Media?

Taylor Marek

Ah, the Super Bowl. Sitting around with family watching two teams batter each other for the title of Super Bowl Victor. For me, in years gone by, I used to enjoy watching the Super Bowl for the pure fun of it

A Personal Review of Avatar

Taylor Marek

I went with a group of friends to see Avatar last night. If anything, this was the one movie on my list that I had to see. I had seen the previews for it, and

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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

5 Thoughts from a Veteran Podcaster

Taylor Marek

With the last month of 2009 upon us, and after floating around numerous expos and events, I thought I would share some thoughts about our industry as a whole. 1. Our Industry is Maturing Yes, I know this is kind of the obvious one

#96: The Next Step, Dale Beaumont Part 1, and Google Chrome OS

Taylor Marek

Interview Special!Sponsored Sponsored by GoToMeeting, try it FREE for 30 days: [link] It is smack in the middle of the night, and I am releasing this episode a couple days behind schedule

#95: Now is the Hour, 5 Branding Mistakes, and Facebook breaks 250.

Taylor Marek

We have an audio comment! Sponsored by GoToMeeting, try it FREE for 30 days: [link] Can't wait to release this episode, though its in the midst of a festival right across my street

When did I first find value in Twitter?

Taylor Marek

I first found value in Twitter when I was at New Media Expo 2008. Take a listen to find out more

Under 30 and Kicking Butt List

Taylor Marek

Derek Johnson over at his blog, [link] has come out with a list of those who are under 30 and running their own successful companies. Derek is a 23 year old CEO of internet startup, Tatango.com and quite successful

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Who are my Mentors?

Taylor Marek

This is something I've been thinking about for a while. Everyone has a hero they look up to, someone they admire. The realm I most associate myself with is the new media crowd (blogging, podcasting, internet video

2009 Tax Deduction Tip for Businesses

Taylor Marek

With 2009 comes another year, and with a new year comes taxes. Time for all business owners to pull out their books and tally up everything. But before you send it into the Fed, here is a tip. Have you checked all your expenses

Downloads will now be taxed

Taylor Marek

Yes, you heard me right. This makes me mad to no end. Ugh, don't even get me started…. First off, taxing the internet period is just dumb. Its virtually impossible to enforce, and even if it was able to be, you would have the

IE8 Coming to a PC near you

Taylor Marek

For those who like to know what is happening in the tech world, here is your little tidbit of news… Most of us remember the days of Internet Explorer 6 (IE6). Some of us might still be using it. Some of us brave types moved to IE7

Taking A Page Out Of Life's Book

Taylor Marek

After taking a brief hiatus from my blog, podcast, twitter, facebook, and everything else online, I've come to several conclusions. First one is I need to schedule and take a break more often from my online world

#107 Stop Spending Money, Promotion Techniques from the 2010 FIFA.

Taylor Marek

In the Basement Edition! No more dorm rooms for me, I'm heading to Taiwan in August! Enjoy this episode, feel free to leave comments! Links Mentioned: [link] [link

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Are You Climbing the Employee Ladder or the Entrepreneur Ladder?

Taylor Marek

This has been on my mind for a while now. Part of the reason I dislike America's school system right now is because they just teach you to be an employee, not an entrepreneur. Once you graduate, you hop into college, still learning

I was bought by Mashable!

Taylor Marek

Hey guys! have some awesome news today! I am now able to announce that Mashable.com has bought my site!What What does this mean? Well, according to an email Mashable sent me, “You get to run your website/blog/podcast like normal

How to get “Custom Customers”

Taylor Marek

As I am writing this, I am currently home from college on spring break. As my college blocks every video site except Facebook videos, I had to catch up on the videos I missed while I was away for three months