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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.

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

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Whittemore   Wiggly Wigglers   Wiggly Podcast   Podcasting  Retail  United Kingdom  C.B. Whittemore   Wiggly Wigglers   Wiggly Wigglers Blog   Blog / Blogging  Retail  United Kingdom  C.B. 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? Evans   adenin TECHNOLOGIES Inc.

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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!

Mobile Shopping App Shopkick Adds CVS/pharmacy To Its Lineup Of Retail Partners

The Realtime Report

Mobile shopping app   Shopkick , which rewards shoppers for walking into stores and interacting with products, has added CVS/pharmacy as the first pharmacy to join its lineup of retail brands that already includes major names like  Macy’s, Target, American Eagle, Mobil, Best Buy and ToysRus. Mashable ).

Your Brand Is A Learning Space

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Laugh at that line as much as you want, but when I published my first business book, Six Pixels of Separation , back in 2009, I wrote about this newly-formed idea that "content is media" (a concept that I was blogging and speaking about long before the first book was even published). While this may not be pushing itself out to the masses just yet, or those who spend their time at big box retailers, it's becoming a reality. At the retail level, on a mobile application, on Facebook or on YouTube. big box retail. retail. retailer. Thank technology. brand.

Technotheory.com - Getting Started with Social Media - A Guide and Resource List

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Last updated: January 7, 2009 Note: I’m no PR or communications consultant. I’m just interested in seeing people get real value from their technology. If you blog for a Fortune 500 company things might be a bit different: [link] than if you blog for your pleasure, small consulting firm or online retailer. One word for 2009: Impact. Step 1. 10-15 sites is a good start. Step 2.

Quirky Turns Us All Into Sharks And Dragons

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Launched in 2009, Quirky is an industrial design company located in New York that launches two new consumer products each and every week. To date, they have launched close to 230 products with close to 190 retail partners (including Target , Staples , Amazon , Bed Bath & Beyond and more). retail. Have you ever seen the TV show Shark Tank or Dragon's Den ? until now. Money?

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The 11 Types of Alexa Hot URLs and How to Get There

Bill Hartzer

If you’re an online retailer, then offering deals like $29 airfare deals or something more incredible will bring the traffic. Alexa is a subsidiary company of Amazon.com typically known for its rankings of websites. The Alexa Toolbar collects data on the web browsing behavior of those who have it installed. There are several ways to use the Alexa Hot URLs list. Sports News. Insightful.

10 Reasons Market Research is Critical to Social Media

Adam Cohen

Adam has over 15 years of experience leveraging technology to drive and sustain business value for clients in the Consumer Product, Retail, High Tech, Healthcare and Financial Services industries. That stuff is important to the business, no doubt.  But those same companies need to leverage, not ignore, that insight available when fusing social media into the marketing mix they already have.

A look back at the top links of 2009

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe A look back at the top links of 2009 04/01/2010 tags: blogging , content , Links by Gemma Went As my Twitter followers know, I send out a lot of links to content I find useful (and hope you do too). reviewed the stats to these on Hootsuite and bit.ly and have come up with the top 14 popular links of 2009. I’m delighted that the top link was from this blog. great post on Google Wave written by an equally great friend @subutcher. It’s also nice to see two of my other blog posts placed.

Why Customer Service Should Be in Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Why Customer Service Should Be in Your Social Media Marketing Strategy Why Customer Service Should Be in Your Social Media Marketing Strategy by Tamar Weinberg on July 21, 2009 Share If you’re reading this article, it should be clear to you that people use social media — like this very blog post — as a way to broadcast their thoughts and feelings, be them positive or negative. Reply Ely Rosenstock July 22, 2009 at 7:08 pm Good response.

Social media and the outdoors? Only at the ORSM09!

Josh S Peters

Written on July 22, 2009 by Josh Peters in ORSM09 , Social Media 5 Comments - Leave a comment! As previously mentioned I’m on a hunt for Social Media at the OSRM09 (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market) and let me tell you… I found it! Only at the ORSM09! Social media and the outdoors? Only at the ORSM09! So far the ORSM09 has been great! Listening. INTEGRATE! INTEGRATE!

Top 50 USA Web Properties for April 2009

Bill Hartzer

April 2009 also saw an increase to tax-related websites, mainly because of the April 15 tax deadline in the USA. Google’s web properties continued to be the most visited web properties in April 2009, with more than 155 million visitors, followed by Yahoo! Here is the data for April 2009: Table 1 comScore Top 10 Gaining Properties by Percentage Change in Unique Visitors* (U.S.) April 2009 vs. March 2009 Total U.S. April 2009 vs. March 2009 Total U.S. April 2009 Total U.S. April 2009 Total U.S. comScore, Inc. million visitors.

Cyber Monday Is Here!

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Networking Meets Game Consoles | Main | Social Media Marketing Checklist from SES Chicago » November 30, 2009 Cyber Monday Is Here! Cyber Monday is a marketing term that refers to the Monday immediately following Black Friday being the busiest day of the year for retail electronic commerce in the United States. The term was created by the National Retail Federation and announced in conjunction with the deployment of their own website CyberMonday.com designed to serve as a portal for Cyber Monday deals and offers.

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ecommerce Chargebacks and Remedies

Atom Thought

8 Tips to Improve Online Sales During the Holiday Season

Harp Interactive

Online retailers plan the holiday sale season months in advance; designing and executing special promotions and marketing campaigns to promote these sales events through various media channels. Businesses primarily rely on email, CPC & CPM campaigns besides traditional marketing. And because there is so much going on, there is a chance that some crucial details can get overlooked!

Creating Passionate Customers: Brand Evangelism and What it Means.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Creating Passionate Customers: Brand Evangelism and What it Means to Your Business Creating Passionate Customers: Brand Evangelism and What it Means to Your Business by Tamar Weinberg on August 26, 2009 Share Last week, I wrote a piece on brand building for Forbes.com.

People, Brands, and Social Media at the Orsm09

Josh S Peters

Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Business , Social Media » People, Brands, and Social Media at the Orsm09 People, Brands, and Social Media at the Orsm09 Written on July 24, 2009 by Josh Peters in Business , Social Media 0 Comments - Leave a comment! The ORSM09 was their first stab (pun intended) at social media.

Marketers weave web of loyalty

Social Media Network Marketing

These retailers are also delving further into the connection between online customer experience and customer loyalty. While most areas are being cut, and online efforts are not immune, retailers see the online experience as an investment which can increase sales through better conversion rates and decrease costly customer service calls. In general, retailers understand that a good user experience will enhance loyalty. For now, most retailers are focused on ensuring that customers can find what they are looking for without encountering problems.

Spray and Pray Marketing 2.0

Buzz Marketing for Technology

And while that sounds harsh I don’t really mean it that way, I mean that media is fragmenting and like the retailer who takes cash, check, credit cards, debit cards, food stamps they have to take it all and you have to get your content out into every corner of the web possible. No matter how you look at things these days marketers are becoming more like publishers than ever before.

Using Facebook Fan Pages Effectively

Socialized

Still, big business is creating fan pages and a study released in January 2009 , commissioned by Princeton, N.J.-based based interactive marketer Rosetta, found that 59% of the 100 leading retailers, including Best Buy, Kohl’s and Wal-Mart, are using Facebook. In fact, when I made informal inquiries into what companies had the best Facebook pages, large retail brands were most often cited. My latest Talent Zoo Column looks at Facebook Fan Pages and how to make the most of them. They asked me what they were doing “wrong” and how to improve their pages.

More Thoughts on Thought Leadership

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Register, where he wrote news and feature stories on companies in the real estate, consumer products, health care, IT, retailing and other industries. Every firm I speak to wants to better position themselves as thought leaders in their specific area of Technology. And for good reason – better margins, better awareness, better leads, more qualified leads. Give a listen. He has a B.A.

Black Friday Education

Engaging Brand

Brick-and-mortar retailers certainly did well for themselves, but the move towards online is becoming increasingly evident with each passing year. Internet retailers, marketers and mobile providers must be flexible to deal with the incredible surge in traffic alone, never mind secure transactions. Cyber Monday 2009 saw retailers clock in 4 million sales per minute.

Advertisers Embrace Facebook, Other Social Networks

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Advertisers Embrace Facebook, Other Social Networks by Pam Dyer on December 28, 2009 Share Social ad spending will become a higher priority in 2010, with the combination of mobile and social advertising generating more opportunities for advertisers to reach their target markets for branding and engagement. eMarketer forecasts that 2009 ad spending on social networks will surpass $1.2 billion when all expenditures are tallied, a year-over-year increase of almost 4%. and in many other countries. Raidious [.]

Market Basket Analysis

Social Media Network Marketing

Market basket analysis is not limited to retail sales but are applied to a wide range of areas like analyzing credit card purchases, fraud detection for insurance claims and so on. Market Basket Analysis is used to identify or gain interesting insights into the way customers buy items. It finds out the combination of items which are most likely to be bought together. For example buying milk and bread together can lead to buying butter. Data Mining technique called association rule mining is usually used.

Surprise! People Speak Their Mind More Online

Pamorama

People Speak Their Mind More Online by Pam Dyer on December 1, 2009 Share If you spend a lot of time on the Web you already know this, but a new study from eMarketer has found that people behave much differently online than offline. Sites Of The Month – November 2009 =-. Sites Of The Month – November 2009 =-. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Surprise! According to the research, originally conducted by by Euro RSCG Worldwide , “cyberdisinhibition&# has caused 43% of U.S.-based based Web users to feel less inhibited online.

Tips for Using Facebook Fan Pages

Socialized

Still, big business is creating fan pages and a study released in January 2009 , commissioned by Princeton, N.J.-based based interactive marketer Rosetta, found that 59% of the 100 leading retailers, including Best Buy, Kohl’s and Wal-Mart, are using Facebook. In fact, when I made informal inquiries into what companies had the best Facebook pages, large retail brands were most often cited. Note: This article originally appeared in my September, 2009 Talent Zoo column. They’ve asked me what they were doing “wrong” and how to improve their pages. Apple has1.3

Need help with your 2010 strategy?

Gemma Went

Case Study Crunch: Retail Social Media Case Studies The social media strategy series: Identifying goals and objectives Case Study Crunch: FMCG Social Media Case Studies Contact us Which are the top tools and apps: The results Case Study Crunch: Social Media case studies in Entertainment (TV, Film, Music + More) The social media strategy series: Getting Buy In The social media strategy series: Is social media right for your business? Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Need help with your 2010 strategy? Look forward to working with you.

Which are the best Twitter apps … The Results « The Cube

Gemma Went

Case Study Crunch: Retail Social Media Case Studies The social media strategy series: Identifying goals and objectives Case Study Crunch: FMCG Social Media Case Studies Contact us Which are the top tools and apps: The results Case Study Crunch: Social Media case studies in Entertainment (TV, Film, Music + More) The social media strategy series: Getting Buy In The social media strategy series: Is social media right for your business? My aim was to find the most useful Twitter apps as voted for by the readers of my blog and Twitter followers. Two that get a great deal of use by me.

Tips for Making a Corporate Blog Stand Out

Social Media Network Marketing

reader might visit a shoe retailer's blog expecting to find information on the latest shoes styles and celebrity fashion news. Talk about something other than yourself. Too many corporate marketers make the mistake of creating blogs as purely another mechanism to talk about their products and services. While increased sales and improved brand visibility may be two fundamental goals of a corporate blog, there are more effective ways for achieving those goals that just pushing product. That balance is what keeps readers coming back time and again. Keep your blog focused. Have some fun.

What matters now

Gemma Went

Case Study Crunch: Retail Social Media Case Studies The social media strategy series: Identifying goals and objectives Case Study Crunch: FMCG Social Media Case Studies Contact us Which are the top tools and apps: The results Case Study Crunch: Social Media case studies in Entertainment (TV, Film, Music + More) The social media strategy series: Getting Buy In The social media strategy series: Is social media right for your business? like the way the man thinks and his blog is a must read for me (subscribe here ). He is a sharer, that we know. hope you enjoy it. Download it here.

Communicating bad news in hard times

Sherrilynne Starkie

The retailer’s employees found out the company was closing through the news media. The second edition of Exclamation magazine, which I edit on behalf of Bridson & Horrox , the Isle of Man printing and stationery company, was issued this week.   This story is my editorial contribution. They say that when you laugh the world laughs with you and when you cry you cry alone.  But during these recessionary times this old adage no longer holds true. Bad news surrounds us and there are very few people and organisations are not affected in one way or another. Preparing the team.

Adding social media to the mix. Should you? Could you? Would you?

Gemma Went

Case Study Crunch: Retail Social Media Case Studies The social media strategy series: Identifying goals and objectives Case Study Crunch: FMCG Social Media Case Studies Contact us Which are the top tools and apps: The results Case Study Crunch: Social Media case studies in Entertainment (TV, Film, Music + More) The social media strategy series: Getting Buy In The social media strategy series: Is social media right for your business? Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Adding social media to the mix. Should you? Could you? Would you?

eCommerce Chargebacks and Remedies

Atom Thought

According to a recent report (Oct, 2008) by CyberSource (a leading payment & risk management services company), a record USD4B were lost due to online scams by online retailers in 2008. The silver lining in the above is that retailers have managed to restrict the percentage fraud under 1.5% But with rising unemployment and recession, we might see a rise in ecommerce fraud in 2009. since 2006. The impact of fraud is not just restricted to the USD4b, but it goes beyond that figure. What is Chargeback? Processing Errors. 2. Customer Dispute. 3. Potential Fraud. 5.

The Fantabulous Lists of Social Media Case Studies

Social Media Citizens

110 Ways Retailers are Using Social Media Marketing by ( [link] ). fantastic digital branding campaigns from 2009 by ( [link] ). I’ve been browsing through the lists of top social media case studies and I thought I am going to share  some of the top sites with you: Casestudiesonline.com by Tod Maffin. List of Social Media Marketing Examples by ( [link] ). Thanks!

Smart Mall Marketing

Proactive Report

That reflects in spending trends and many retail stores in malls are feeling the pinch.   One mall management company is turning to social media to drive traffic to their properties. The results of this campaign during the Back to School and Holiday 2009 seasons will be interesting to track. Tags: Online PR Social Media Strategy online PR retail social media strategy

comScore December 2009 Search Engine Rankings

Bill Hartzer

In December 2009, Americans conducted 14.7 Here’s the actual numbers as released by comScore: December 2009 U.S. Core Search Rankings comScore Core Search Report* December 2009 vs. November 2009 Total U.S. Here’s the comScore comparison between December 2009 and November 2009: comScore Core Search Report* December 2009 vs. November 2009 Total U.S. In the December 2009, Google had the most searches overall, with more than 14.0 comScore Expanded Search Query Report December 2009 vs. November 2009 Total U.S.

And Then Foursquare Entered Adulthood: Promoted Updates

Mindjumpers

Tweet Since the launch at SXSW back in 2009, Foursquare is now no longer a location-based app just for the fun of it. Click on your “Explore” tab today and you will see retailers as well as other relevant locations nearby, depending on the category you search in. Giving immediate retailers the chance of reaching out to new customers with special check-in offers. nearby.

ebay X.Commerce & If Indian eCommerce has Missed the Bus?

Atom Thought

lac retailers onboard. Over 90,000 retailers onboard. ebay had sold USD 600M of products through mobile phones in 2009, and tosay 10% of all ebay sales are on Mobile phones in UK). 10 Digital Trends to Observe in 2009. ebay is gradually but steadily& seriously working towards becoming the dominant ecommerce player if the world. Where.com – Over 1.2 USD135M). 2.

Show 277 - Beating the commodity trap in marketing

Engaging Brand

The effect of retailers on creating a commodity. The effect of retailers on creating a commodity. The Engaging Brand Home Podcast Online Social Media Training Speaking Contact & Bio Subscribe/RSS « What brings life.to life | Main | STOP.Dont Work Today! What are the positive aspects of commodities? What are the positive aspects of commodities? Tips When You Find Thinking Hard!