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Facebook Launches Questions

Mindjumpers

Tweet Yesterday Facebook has launched Facebook Questions, which allows users and pages to post a Question to friends or a Facebook community. And now Facebook has launched Questions after Quora has been buzzing for a while. Questions will be a useful feature for business that run a page as part of creating involvement for users in the community. How it works.

Managing Negative Online Comments

Spin Sucks

It’s Facebook question of the week time (clap, clap, clap!). A few housekeeping things first. If you’re going to PRSA this weekend/next week, leave me a comment so I can say hi! And now…the question. My answer to Barry’s question is in the video below (if you can’t view it in your Reader, click here and it’ll magically appear). On us.

Commenting Etiquette 101

Jason Yormark

One of the things I’ve loved about blogging is getting to see the growth of comments on my blog over the years. I’m always incredibly thankful for those that actually take the time to leave their thoughts on my blog posts, and it makes it that much more inspiring for me to continue to write here. Don’t comment just to comment. Don’t Be A Grammar Nazi! Smarty Pants. 4. Bloggin

Commenting Etiquette 101

Jason Yormark

One of the things I’ve loved about blogging is getting to see the growth of comments on my blog over the years. I’m always incredibly thankful for those that actually take the time to leave their thoughts on my blog posts, and it makes it that much more inspiring for me to continue to write here. Don’t comment just to comment. Don’t Be A Grammar Nazi! Smarty Pants. 4. Bloggin

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In January of 2011, I said that I’d make our Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 subscriber only. This year, I am pleased to bring back our Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 thanks to an excellent sponsor, HubSpot. Ask these questions and then answer them. New Edition of the Ranking Factors for 2011 is Now Live !: SEOmoz And I did. Do an audit to find out.

50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Still, questions remain: how do I use social media most effectively across the enterprise? Read on for answers to these questions and more from some of the best minds in social media in some of their best blog posts and articles of 2011 so far. 2011 Trends: Make Your Corporate Site A Social Media Hub by Business 2 Community. What should I monitor for? What to do? But 44.24

Study: The Global Social Media Check Up 2011

Mindjumpers

The study is the Global Social Media Check Up 2011, which is an annual study investigating big companies’ presence on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, blogs etc. However, it becomes clear from the study that companies have become more engaged by answering questions asked through the various social media channels. Great increase in use of social media.

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Why You Should Stop Writing Blog Comments

Ari Herzog

Valeria Maltoni challenges you to comment less and converse more. You don’t get that from commenting alone. This is seen whenever someone adds a new comment and enables you to have a nested back-and-forth conversation with as many people who choose to hit reply. When Brandon Yanofsky replied to Extreme John , he extended John’s comment into a discussion.

B2B Blogging Trends for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

To answer those questions, the founders of the B2B Marketing Zone asked 22 of the most influential b2b marketing and PR bloggers—including Roxanne Darling, Jay Baer, Ardath Albee, Erik Qualman and Chris Abraham—for their prognostications. Among the findings: • If you don’t have a blog yet, 2011 is the year to start one. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Digg this!

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5 Reasons I Should Get More Comments than Gini Dietrich

Spin Sucks

Having been a long time reader of Spin Sucks, there is one clear and, frankly, sinister intent for Gini’s so-called generosity… she gets to trounce us all in sheer volume of comments. What better social proof is there than allowing every voice, both big and small, to share in your platform and then utterly outshine them all in comments? So if you see potential, comment. Agree?

Questioning Why I Still Use Twitter

Ari Herzog

If you are inspired to add a comment with your thoughts, please visit Questioning Why I Still Use Twitter in your browser. Follow You on Twitter Because… Recent comments Hi Ari, Your article is thought provoking. Photo by darnok. Bill Dorman and Shonali Burke probe into the efforts of friendship and internet relations. Why do I follow you? Each has a unique voice.

8 ways to deal with negative comments in online communities

Laurel Papworth

How do you respond to a negative comment in an online community,  on Facebook? Shut the Page down, ban the commenter, suck up to them? Another common question is how to be “authentic, honest, transparent&# and human yet corporate-y. Well, every company does it differently, but let’s look at corporate vs personal voice when dealing with negative comments. 1.

11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

So that begs the question – what’s on the horizon specifically for B2B Marketers next year? Here are 11 concrete ways I think the environment in which B2B Marketers operate will evolve in 2011. What you need to focus on is the content and optimizing the content to get comments and likes which will help you drive amount of people that Facebook will show your page to. Enjoy!

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910 Blog Comments You Wrote Here

Ari Herzog

Search engines prove this statement true, evident by people such as Marc Pitman discovering old content to answer new questions. Old content is especially helpful when one sees lots of comments, tweets, and other social sharing metrics reflecting the value of whatever is written. 90 is the number of comments about blog lurking , illustrating why you choose not to comment. 75 is the number of comments about the value of writing negatively , which according to Jeannie Chan, speaks volumes about what you think. Why Do You Subscribe to Blog Comments?

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Discover the answers to those questions and many more here in 45 of the best guides to Twitter tips, tools and tactics of the past year. The research firm calls these users Mass Connectors…Along with Mass Mavens—representing 13.8% of online adults creating 80% of the posts, comments, rating—they are small in number, but strong in power when it comes to influencing others.”

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44 Blogging Questions and Answers

Kikolani

Last week, I was given the opportunity to do a live question and answer session on Social Media Examiner ’s Facebook page. would have to say that it was the fastest and hardest I’ve typed within one hour, but it was a great experience where I got to really learn a lot about what blogging questions people have today. Question: Ways to generate income from social media?

Blogging: 5 benefits of commenting on blogs

Absolute PA

Do you comment on blogs? Here are five great reasons why adding comments is good for your social marketing and online profile. Drives traffic to your own blog – it can drive more visits as other readers, commentators and the blog author will want to learn more about you. They may even leave you a reciprocal comment! Add a genuine comment.

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Find the answers to these questions and more here in 22 of the best LinkedIn guides of the past year. Interesting question, particularly considering that as this post reports, “LinkedIn (has) announced a product  called Talent Pipeline which will allow hiring managers and recruiters to track all passive and active candidates directly via LinkedIn. INFOGRAPHIC] by Mashable.

Facebook Does Not Mean Private

Spin Sucks

It’s Facebook question of the week time and, because I did a video on Tuesday, you get prose today instead. Nancy Davis is an avid Spin Sucks reader and one of the sane commenters in a sea of crazies (myself included). So head over there and leave a question. have a question for you – I have a boss who is on Facebook. still need to ride so no video for you!

Top 10 Public Relations Blunders of 2011

Bill Hartzer

So, here is this year’s list, the top ten public relations blunders of 2011. 1. Republican presidential hopeful and former National Restaurant Association (NRA) head Herman Cain made a major mistake by not dealing with questions from Politico regarding accusations of past sexual harassment promptly and completely, leaving himself open for wave after wave of damaging speculation.

Mix of Social Media Trends 2011

johnbell.typepad.com

Digital Influence Mapping Project Home About John Speaking & Events Papers Contact Archives Links Useful Tools December 28, 2010 My Mix of Social Media Trends 2011 It's trendy to write a "trends" post at the end of the year. 2011 will be a big year for brands who have gotten serious in social media. " What will this "benefit pool" wrestle with in 2011?

Comments As Content

Diva Marketing Blog

Drop a comment on a blog post or Facebook stat, respond to a tweet or perhaps add your opinion to a LinkedIn discussion. . In fact, sometimes comments can even be pulled into a blog post. My Comment. My Comment. " I have to sigh, or maybe I should just laugh, when someone tries to add some reality to the "marketing" social kool-aid and tribe cries not fair. He agreed.

Blog World LA 2011 Recap – Session Notes and Experiences from #BWELA

Kikolani

Top Three Questions I Was Asked. Aside from the standard who are you and what do you do , there were three questions that kept coming up, and I thought I would take a moment to answer them here for anyone else who is curious. 1. Be sure to share your thoughts in the comments! Why I Am Attending Blog World Expo 2011 Plus a 20% Off Discount Code. Thursday. Friday.

The Best Blogging Platform and Plugins

Spin Sucks

It’s Facebook question of the week time (clap, clap, clap!). This is a question we get a lot so I have a handy dandy list already created. And don’t forget to go to our Facebook wall and leave a question on the wall there. need some questions. Comment notifier (alerts people who leave comments that someone has responded). Feature comments.

Top 10 Guest Blog Posts of 2011

Spin Sucks

Your clicks have told us your favorite guest blog posts for 2011 and we have compiled the Top 10 here for your review, and, for 10 of you, for your bragging rights. Drumroll, please… The Top 10 Guest Blogs on Spin Sucks for 2011. Four Social Media Questions (and Answers ) by our very own Molli Megasko. Today’s guest post is written by Lisa Gerber. April 14). May 25).

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Managing Unruly Clients

Spin Sucks

It’s Facebook question of the week time (clap, clap, clap)! Before I get to the question, though, I want to say that I am so glad I wrote the Mormons Make Better Leaders post yesterday. For those of you who commented and shared your stories, thank you. And don’t be intimidated by the number of comments. What time is it? That’s right! Period.

The Other Side Of Comments And Community

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This was one question that was asked of Gini Dietrich during a recent Podcast. And, in this case, visiting your blog and commenting is what they can do for you." " Gini goes into detail about certain Bloggers who email a personal note of thanks to people who leave a comment on their Blog to others who send handwritten notes to those who leave comments. it's just a comment on a Blog post (it's like using a rocket launcher to get rid of a mosquito or sending a thank you note if someone calls you), but I understand the spirit of the act. blogger.

The Power Of Comments

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It's not easy to create a platform that truly engenders comments. Getting those same people to actually create any form of content for you (like a comment) is even tougher. Whatever the case may be, when someone does take the time to comment, it really does speak to the power of the content because human beings have been trained for decades to consume content. Not all comments are created equal. For some reason, the majority of comments found on newspaper websites and on YouTube are brutal. It's not an unfair question. blog comment. comment.

Always Obey Your Gut

Spin Sucks

It’s Facebook question of the week time and this week I was not too lazy to shower and record a video. This week’s question comes from Michelle Fraser , the principal at Yap Yap Communications and Marketing in Perth Area, Australia. But now that I reread the question, I think Michelle is saying her heart is saying one thing and her head another. love mornings.

Best Facebook Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tools of 2011, Part 2

Webbiquity SMM

Find the answers to these questions and many others here in 26 more of the best Facebook marketing guides of the past year. As it approaches one billion users, Facebook has evolved from a site where friends and family share photos to an online marketing juggernaut rivaling Google. What common mistakes should marketers avoid? How can Facebook be used to support an SEO strategy?

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Best Quora Guides and Insights of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

According to Compete.com, traffic to the site did fall off sharply in February and March of 2011 after an initial surge, but has rebounded to new highs since then (though half a million unique visitors per month isn’t particularly impressive for a social media site). In any case, here are a few of the best Quora how-to guides and insights of 2011. Will it go the way of MySpace?

Five interesting questions on Quora

Socialized

If you haven't used it, it's basically a Q&A site where people post questions and others answer, comment and rank the responses. I've really been enjoying Quora. It has elements of Wikipedia (community editing) and enough rules, etiquette and oversight to be really pleasant most of the time. I've learned

24 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides, Tips and Tools of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Get the answers to those questions and more here in two dozen of the best blogging guides of the past year. Noting that will well over 100 million blogs on the web now it can be challenging to stand out, the effervescent Diana Adams shares a list of common mistakes to avoid such as making your RSS button hard to find, posting inconsistently, and failing to respond to reader comments.

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The Extinction of Social Media Agencies

Spin Sucks

If I record the Facebook question of the week on Wednesdays, I don’t have to get up at the butt crack of dawn on Thursdays to shower and record. Before we go to this week’s question, who is ready for the Royal Wedding ? You can admit it in the comments. He asks: OK, so this might be a question I regret asking, but why not. I’ve learned a new trick!

How To Post Effectively on Facebook

Mindjumpers

Effectiveness was measured according to comments and likes. Fans follow instructions well: If you want your fans to like or comment, don’t hesitate to ask them. Ask questions in the end. Posts that end with a question have 15% higher engagement rates. If you want your fans to answer questions only ask one question and do it in the end of the update.

Your Right to Comment Here

Ari Herzog

You can say it in the comment section below or you can say it on your own blog. You can visit an internet newspaper and comment there too. Reviewing my year-old thoughts on anonymity , I questioned whether anonymity/pseudonymity was anachronistic. wrote on my civic blog that residents have the right to write comments using whatever names they felt most comfortable, and that it is our choice to read and respond to their pseudonymity , regardless of the vitriol therein. With the jury out , I am reminded of a 2011 ruling protecting you. Do you know your rights?

9 Questions with Sean Platt of Ghostwriter Dad

Kikolani

We answer all our email, tweets, comments, etc., 44 Blogging Questions and Answers. Questions to Ask About Offensive Content on Your Blog. The following is an interview with Sean Platt of Ghostwriter Dad and previous guest blogger here at Kikolani. Hi Kristi! it’s great to be here! Thanks for having me. 1. How do you promote your book in a very competitive marketplace?