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

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Reply Keith (aka Tsudohnimh) says: July 11, 2009 at 10:31 pm Amen! I use these rules exactly as she stated them. This comment was originally posted on FriendFeed Reply Jim Connolly says: July 11, 2009 at 11:52 pm It’s handy to have a post like the one Irene did, to point noobs at. To me, Twitter is about building relationships. follow most people back who follow me. Seriously.

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media > How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page by Tamar Weinberg on December 1, 2009 Share This is a guest post by Jesse Stay , founder and CEO of SocialToo.com and all around great Facebook Fan Page coder.

11 Tips To Thrive on Twitter | Almost Savvy

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31 Responses to “11 Tips To Thrive on Twitter&# Oscar Del Santo says: September 10, 2009 at 6:26 am Great stuff Irene. Reply Irene Koehler says: September 10, 2009 at 9:39 am Thanks so much, Oscar. Reply Judith says: September 10, 2009 at 6:49 am Thanks for putting this together Irene. Reply Irene Koehler says: September 18, 2009 at 5:44 pm Hey, Imran. Take care.

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2009 Tax Deduction Tip for Businesses

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me 2009 Tax Deduction Tip for Businesses February 23, 2009 by 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? If you haven’t already, sit down with your accountant to see if there are any hidden expenses that could be reported. Mileage?

How to Identify Your Own Top Trends of 2009

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk How to Identify Your Own Top Trends by Adam Sherk on December 22, 2009 Yesterday Facebook shared its Top Status Trends of 2009 , providing insight into what terms most commonly occurred in users’ status updates. Last week Twitter gave us their Top Twitter Trends of 2009 for categories like news events, people, movies, etc. And throughout December we’ve gotten top 2009 searches lists from Google , Yahoo , Bing and Ask. Adam Sherk December 29, 2009 at 11:32 am Thanks Julian, and David and Syed too!

Back-up Your LinkedIn Information | Almost Savvy

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31 Responses to “Back it Up – Own Your LinkedIn Information&# Simon Hamer says: April 12, 2009 at 4:10 pm Nice piece of advice. Simon Hamer Reply Matthew Stack says: April 12, 2009 at 6:18 pm Hi Irene, Thanks for sending out the information on how to ?back-up? Reply Napoleon B says: April 14, 2009 at 11:46 am Irene, Good info as usual. when meeting?with its author.

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

Josh S Peters

Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » All of Seth Godin’s Free ebooks in one place All of Seth Godin’s Free ebooks in one place Written on September 16, 2009 by Josh Peters in Social Media 17 Comments - Leave a comment! Seth Godin is a fantastic source of  constant information and wisdom. Enjoy!

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Business Cards - So Important or So Over?

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Posted by Irene Koehler in Business , Networking on March 1, 2009 | 40 responses 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. Susan says: March 1, 2009 at 2:13 pm Irene, Timely blog. Reply Jerlyn says: March 3, 2009 at 2:00 pm Great post.

Google News Optimization Tips

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Google News Optimization Tips by Adam Sherk on September 3, 2009 This week Google put out a video to give publishers more information on how Google News works and how best to optimize for it. Duplication and Novelty Detection – More credit is given to original sources of content. Using XML news sitemaps is encouraged.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Business , Google , Industry News , Internet , Interviews , Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media , Viral Marketing , Web Design > Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009 Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009 by Tamar Weinberg on January 5, 2010 Share It’s my birthday!

13 Signs That You're At a Tech Conference | Almost Savvy

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Korn says: November 28, 2009 at 5:33 am #14 – Google v Microsoft (or XXXXXXX v Microsoft) is actually a good reason for a fist fight – or its digital equivalent. Reply Su Butcher says: December 9, 2009 at 10:34 am Hi Irene, thanks for this, I’m going to TechCrunch Christmas Crunch next week– it’s my first ever tech event and at least I know not to wear a suit!

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

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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.

TrueTwit: Managing Spammers on Twitter. Does it Work? | Almost Savvy

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Posted by Irene Koehler in Twitter on July 23, 2009 | 11 responses Note: This was written prior to Twitter’s purge of spam accounts this evening. Ksenia Coffman says: September 19, 2009 at 2:58 am Yeah just got my first TrueTwit validation request — what did I do? fail Reply Irene Koehler says: September 19, 2009 at 2:28 pm Hi Ksenia. Does it Work? Does it Work?&#

Guest Blogging: The Ultimate Guide

Viper Chill

target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 107 Comments Diggy - Upgradereality says: December 21, 2009 at 2:26 pm Hey Glen! Reply Glen says: December 21, 2009 at 2:39 pm Hey Diggy, thanks I appreciate. Reply Glen says: December 21, 2009 at 2:33 pm If you’re talking about ‘how to woo a blogger’ then it’s funny as I have that into my “to link to folder&#.

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

99 best social-media and PR posts of 2009 – Holy Kaw! The Top Ten Reasons for Building an Online Community in 2009 From Vovici: If you don’t currently have an online community, and you are not thinking of building an online community next year, you should be. ¬ Jack Hadley #5096 December 20th, 2009 at 10:32 pm Thanks for including our blog on your site (#5 above).

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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!

Debbie Weil on Corporate Blogging and Social Media

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Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

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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.

Free Tools for Monitoring Hot Search Trends

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Free Tools for Monitoring Hot Search Trends by Adam Sherk on October 1, 2009 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 interesting for users, it can also be valuable to publishers. Does this work? Sometimes. So how do you monitor these trends? Very helpful as I only used a couple of these previously.

Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you?

Taylor Marek

June 24, 2009 by 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 risk it all, employees prefer to play it safe and stay off the radar. Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you? Entrepreneurs can’t adjust to what society dictates, employees flow right along with the mainstream. Entrepreneurs make the rules, employees follow rules.

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

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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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A Brief History Of Social Media

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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.&# But to me it seems as vintage as the Atari 2600 would to you folks over 40 back in 2009. ©2009 Copy Brighter Marketing WordPress AdminPhone phreaking , or the rogue exploration of the telephone network, started to gain momentum in the 1950’s. Calling a friend in another state could rack up a $40/hr charge.) What’s around the corner?

Cloud Jacking: 7 Steps to Dominate Your Niche

Viper Chill

target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 64 Comments Dragos Roua says: October 26, 2009 at 11:27 am Yeap,I couldn’t agree more on step 7. From there, there’s little distance to become an authority, and, as we all know, authority sells Reply Glen says: October 26, 2009 at 11:30 am Hey Dragos! Reply Glen says: October 26, 2009 at 11:47 am Thanks Oscar, really glad that you liked it!

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

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk A Look at Muck Rack’s Twitter Press Release Service, 51 Releases Later by Adam Sherk on October 20, 2009 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.

Why SEO is Easier than Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Tagged as: experience , knowledge , learning , Search Engine Optimization , seo , social media marketing { 5 trackbacks } Daily Digest for December 16th | My Blog December 17, 2009 at 2:02 am SEO vs. Social Media: Which is Better? Reply Tamar Weinberg December 15, 2009 at 11:32 am Kevin, very good point, and one that’s not to be ignored — for the most part. And you should.

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Social Media Metrics Superlist: Measurement, ROI, & Key Statistics Resources

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blog archives about Services Contact Social Media Metrics Superlist: Measurement, ROI, & Key Statistics Resources February 2nd, 2009 by Robin Broitman Trying to get a handle on how to measure the effectiveness of your social media programs?  Collection of Social Network Stats for 2009 From Web Strategy by Jeremiah: Updated from Jeremy’s 2008 social networking stats. Thanks!

Moments and The Power of Not Laughing

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12 Responses to “Moments and The Power of Not Laughing&# Cath says: November 25, 2009 at 2:23 pm This struck a chord.it is all about those who have no agenda of their own but somehow play an unintentional part in our development and build our self confidence. Reply Irene Koehler says: November 25, 2009 at 3:44 pm You are so right, Cath. December 18, 2009 ? But, I did.

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5 Thoughts from a Veteran Podcaster

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me 5 Thoughts from a Veteran Podcaster December 1, 2009 by 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, but it needs to be stated. Remember when Podcast Pickle hit Time Magazine in 2006? We were making headway then. Now the door is wide open. Am I missing anything?

Corporate Social Media Reading List

Koka Sexton

99 best social-media and PR posts of 2009 – Holy Kaw! The Top Ten Reasons for Building an Online Community in 2009 From Vovici: If you don’t currently have an online community, and you are not thinking of building an online community next year, you should be. ¬ Jack Hadley #5096 December 20th, 2009 at 10:32 pm Thanks for including our blog on your site (#5 above).

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Virtual Personal Space | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Reply Cath says: April 25, 2009 at 11:35 pm I think that its the motive for networking that determines the terminology. Reply Audrey Chernoff says: May 3, 2009 at 11:15 am I was only called honey online once and for some reason, it made me smile. When we come out of the gate promoting our products and services, people are turned off and?tune tune us out. Is there risk in this?

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Definitive Guide to Becoming Likeable Online

Viper Chill

target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 57 Comments Oscar - freestyle mind says: October 21, 2009 at 10:22 am Hey Glen, great post, I’m looking forward for more articles and I’ve also subscribed to this blog. Reply Glen says: October 21, 2009 at 10:25 am Cheers Oscar! Reply Glen says: October 21, 2009 at 11:53 am Thanks Adam, great to be back! Home What the F ? Be natural.

Debbie Weil on Corporate Blogging and Social Media

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50 Ways to use Social Media, listed by Objective « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

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Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home About Speaking Research Media Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter @ spicedawg56 It is! Yet remember email is a social network. Collectual these folks own social media budgets: LIST [link] in reply to spicedawg56 1 week ago « Community Platform Pricing for New Clients Scorecard: Should Startups Have Community Managers? This way, you’re not randomly choosing tactics without first having a goal in mind. Learn which bloggers might care about your customer.

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!

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

Taylor Marek

September 9, 2009 by Taylor Marek Limited Time offer! Save 20% NOW on BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2009 registration with the code “BWESEP20″ (Offer ends 9-20-2009) Intense week here at college, yet cranked out another episode. Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me #102: Trim Expenses, Daily Time Management, and Can you hear me? Feel free to share what you learn in this episode! Finances : Trim Expenses Setup a plan on a regular basis to evaluate your expenses.

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!

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > A Brief Introduction to The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web A Brief Introduction to The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web by Tamar Weinberg on July 15, 2009 Share After years of trial and error and months of writing, The New Community Rules ( O’Reilly link | 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 posts.

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

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24 Things I Do When Launching a New Blog

Viper Chill

target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 108 Comments Oscar - freestyle mind says: November 12, 2009 at 11:41 am Great post Glen. Reply Glen says: November 12, 2009 at 11:44 am That’s a fair point Oscar, but I still read all comments on my blog and reply to most without getting notifications Each to their own of course! Reply Ramkarthik says: November 12, 2009 at 12:03 pm Nice post.

The Easy Road

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me The Easy Road October 25, 2009 by 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 the people who are lucky and it paid off for them. Its why they are called “One Hit Wonders&#. Remember Furby ? What about the rest of us? Hard Work. Was it easy?

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

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / How To Use LinkedIn Groups To Drive Website Traffic | Subcribe via RSS How To Use LinkedIn Groups To Drive Website Traffic August 19th, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share Everyone knows that Linked In is THE social network for professionals, allowing you to create a living resume, perform targeted job searches, collect recommendations and connect with others.  It wasn’t until recently however that I realized the potential of utilizing Linked In Groups to drive blog traffic. Good Luck!

LinkedIn Tip - Got Street Cred?

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Posted by Irene Koehler in Business , Career , LinkedIn , Networking on January 2, 2009 | 7 responses There was a time when a recommendation from your mother that you were a real catch was enough of an objective opinion to satisfy others’ due diligence to determine if you were all you claimed to be. Reply Tzechiu Lei says: November 6, 2009 at 4:08 pm Great tip, Irene! of late.

Social media and selling snake oil | Sherrilynne Starkie

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