Three Examples of Social Media Gone Bad
OCTOBER 24, 2011
Let me give you some examples. Three Examples of Social Media Gone Bad originally appeared on Spin Sucks on October 24, 2011. Networking Social Media bad social media examples social media gone badI feel like a broken record, but clearly people are not getting this whole social media thing. It’s SOCIAL. In the past week, however, it seems to be getting worse.
How to Build the Perfect Facebook Fan Page, 2011 Edition
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
APRIL 12, 2011
The new layout, rolled out to all Pages on March 10, 2011, gives over a full two-thirds of Page real estate to the Page owner: The Perfect Fan Page Leverages ALL the Available Opportunities. Articles that discuss Fan Page design tend to focus on nicely designed Welcome tabs ( Examples: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 ). This is a guest post by Tim Ware, owner of HyperArts. Much More Screen Real Estate!
Startups To Watch in 2011
FEBRUARY 14, 2011
Here are some examples of recent startups that stayed in touch with the average user to create exceptionally usable products: Easy Photo Sharing with Instagr.am. Startups rapportive Startups To Watch in 2011 storific supermarmite this or thatOne way to get a few ideas of where to go with your new business venture is to take a look at recent successes. Already sold? Tweet This!
Clever QR Code Example: The World Park
MARCH 29, 2011
Today’s YouTube Tuesday video shows a clever use of QR codes. The World Park campaign turned New York City’s Central Park into an interactive board game. You have to see it for yourself. Video URL: [link] ].
17 Examples of Blog Archives
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
Thanks. -- Thanks for reading 17 Examples of Blog Archives by Ari Herzog. If you never visited my blog archive , a screen shot is below: Blog archives come in many styles. There are many elements of an archive but most include a reverse-chronological display of years and months, categories and tags, and/or articles. The intent is everything in an archive is clickable. You can watch it here.
3 Examples of Auto Insiders Using Viral Videos to Market Cars
JANUARY 12, 2011
Toyota Viral marketing Viral videos Bob Burnquist Examples of Auto Insiders Using Viral Videos to Market Cars Prius plural Toyota Prius Toyota Small Talk Toyota Swagge WagonViral videos, in spite of hitting the ceiling for time trending, have remained relevant because they are irresistible. Asking fans “What are you driven by?” Sadly, Porsche declined the opportunity. Email this to a friend?
Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1
NOVEMBER 28, 2011
Get the details behind these stats and many, many more here in more than 40 of the best articles and blog posts about social media, search, budgeting and digital marketing research, facts and statistics of 2011 so far. Is a Blog Still Important in 2011? Social Media 2011 Just The Stats by Reciprocate Karen Emanuelson shares research from HubSpot showing that there are 10.3
Best Facebook Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tools of 2011, Part 1
DECEMBER 27, 2011
Find the answers to these questions and many more here in more than 30 of the best articles and blog posts on Facebook marketing of 2011. Contending that “there is a great deal of nuance to creating a successful (Facebook) Page,” Josh Constine highlights three strategies with examples. How to Build the Perfect Facebook Fan Page, 2011 Edition by techipedia. Mark R.
Eleven Digital Trends to Watch In 2011
JANUARY 13, 2011
Eleven Digital Trends to Watch in 2011. Lots of orgs are, for example, talking to WordPress or other blog platforms about developing their blogs and talking to mobile app developers about their apps. As marketers get more tech-savvy and IT people (hopefully) become more aware of marketing and communications needs, there will be more and more working together on these things. Check!
The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise
JUNE 6, 2011
Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list. Now, along with Tom Pick ( @TomPick ) and myself, we would like to introduce the recipients of the 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Award.
Top 11 Social Media Marketing Blog Posts of 2011
DECEMBER 28, 2011
Here are the top 11 social media marketing posts on the Firebelly blog in 2011 based on number of views. Clever QR Code Example: The World Park. 1. Facebook For Business Tip #1: Pages not Profiles. Social Search: Tempur-Pedic “Ask Me” Commercial. 9. Facebook For Business Tip #8: Wildfire Contests. 8. Gettin’ Unique With QR Codes. 7. Make Your Social Media Sharing Buttons Effective. 6.
Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011
JANUARY 9, 2012
40 Examples Of Creatively Designed Twitter Backgrounds by Tripwire Magazine. The 11 Twitter Tools and Apps I Use Every Day in 2011 by Business2Community. It has enabled revolutions in real life as well as in digital marketing. Twitter’s 200 million users collectively tap out a billion tweets per week. Nearly 3/4 of active Twitter users are bloggers. More than 80% of U.S.
2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men
Blue Focus Marketing
MAY 23, 2011
Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list. One example, the word: Aware. These men are indeed using Twitter to rewire and reorient the Web. Adam L. Originally from Oz.
Deconstructing Your Social Business Plan For 2011
JANUARY 4, 2011
This requires a complete assessment of what's available now, what's coming in the future and what types of platforms can be used to manage others (social CMS) for example. For a real world example of how all three come together, consider Dell's social media command center. This is my personal blog where I share thoughts + opinions that are solely my own. Sales? Sales?
11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011
Buzz Marketing for Technology
DECEMBER 8, 2010
Here are 11 concrete ways I think the environment in which B2B Marketers operate will evolve in 2011. Around this time last year I wrote about the 10 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2010 and while I would say 7 out of 10 have already materialized and the others are on their way. So that begs the question – what’s on the horizon specifically for B2B Marketers next year? Enjoy! Tweet This!
Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2011
MARCH 21, 2012
Charlie White shares an infographic loaded with facts and statistics about LinkedIn use, for example: 61% of curvey respondents said that LinkedIn was their primary social networking site used for professional networking (versus 22% who said Facebook and 4% Twitter). While B2C marketers focus on Facebook, LinkedIn is consistently cited as the top social network for B2B marketing.
Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, 2011 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals
NOVEMBER 24, 2011
Review and Interview – Freelance writers, journalists, and bloggers need to show editors and prospect clients examples of their work. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing. All Your Writing Clips on One Site: Cuttings.me
My 3 Words for 2011
JANUARY 1, 2011
Over the past week I have been working on my goals for 2011. to pay off a debt during 2011, I must make a specific payment each month) and then what the next action is to achieve that goal (e.g. Here are my 3 words for 2011: Consistency, Growth, and Create. For example, I’ll blog daily for 3 weeks and then not publish another post for 4 weeks after that. Growth – Growing will be a major part of 2011. Those are my 3 words for 2011. What are your 3 words for 2011? set up an automatic payment so it is “set it and forget it ).
Global Social Media Adoption In 2011 [White Paper]
JANUARY 23, 2012
Tweet In January 2012, a report called ‘Global Social Media Adoption In 2011’ was published by Forrester. Japan doesn’t follow typical emerging Asian social media patterns: Some aspects of Japanese culture carry through to social media preferences: Japanese consumers have, for example, a preference for online anonymity. There’s no single picture of a European social media user.
Best Quora Guides and Insights of 2011
FEBRUARY 2, 2012
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?
Mix of Social Media Trends 2011
JANUARY 7, 2011
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?
Top 10 Public Relations Blunders of 2011
DECEMBER 14, 2011
So, here is this year’s list, the top ten public relations blunders of 2011. 1. While some might declare Rick Perry’s inability to recall his own agenda his most memorable campaign gaffe of 2011, to many his most significant – and completely preventable – blunder was dredging up the birther meme in an interview with Parade Magazine. I always look forward to the end of the year.
34 (of the) Best Google+ Tips, Tactics and Guides of 2011
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
Kelli Shaver shows how to display your Google+ profile information on a WordPress site/blog, add the +1 button, and even use a Google+-inspired WordPress theme, with details about and illustrations of three examples. 13 Cool Examples of Google+ Brand Pages by DreamGrow Social Media. Google+ (or Google Plus) is many different things, depending on who you ask. Image credit: SEOmoz.
Two Examples of What NOT to Do When Asking Influential Bloggers For a Link
JULY 6, 2012
First example. In October 2011 a post has been published about an awkward email in which the owner of a famous blog was asked to insert a link to an existing post on his blog using the precise keywords (already in place in text) as the anchor text. Second example. Or if you’re paying a SEO company to acquire links for your website, do you know how they are doing it?
24 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides, Tips and Tools of 2011
JANUARY 16, 2012
Top 10 Blog Directories 2011 by SEO Wizardry. Examples of Exceptional Corporate Blogs. Despite any recent recent rants you may have seen about how blogging is dead or blogs are passé , the fact of the matter is that business blogging is now more important than ever. How can a company launch (or relaunch) a new blog properly? Write great blog post headlines? Guidance for New Bloggers.
How to Spice up Your Social Media Strategy in 2011
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
DECEMBER 15, 2010
For example, you might have launched a Twitter account hoping it would drive tons of customers to your e-commerce site quickly. It might happen after solving a customer’s problem because of a social network complaint, for example. All photos except the SXSW 2008 picture by Shutterstock. [ How to Spice up Your Social Media Strategy in 2011 is a post written by Tamar Weinberg. ].
Did you write any social media policies or guidelines in 2011?
DECEMBER 28, 2011
39 More (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011
JANUARY 24, 2012
Kent Lewis packs an incredible amount of useful information into this concise post, which outlines tactics for marketing success, illustrated with real-world examples, for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube, SlideShare, Quora and Foursquare. YouTube etiquette for 2011 by iMedia Connection. And Tumblr is among the fastest-growing networks, tripling its user base in 2011.
Best Facebook Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tools of 2011, Part 2
MARCH 6, 2012
For example, “Fan Page Mistake #1: Assuming People Go To Your Fan Page (Versus Seeing Your Posts In Their News Feed).” tools available…When done right, the photo strip creates a stunning page design,” Kerry Jones explains how the photo strip works then showcases nine creative examples of how brands can take advantage of it. ” The solution?
Link Love Monthly: Best of February 2011
MARCH 1, 2011
Beautiful Event Website Design: 10 Inspiring Example s (Event Manager Blog). unassociated 2011 is open for registration! Here’s a monthly selection of links to some of the most interesting posts that we’ve read and shared over the last 30 days. These kinds of posts are what inform our own writing here at SocialFishing; hope you’ll dip in and out at your leisure!
Why Most Social Media Departments Fail
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
OCTOBER 25, 2011
It’s 2011. Those who joined the social media party in 2007 are thriving; those who join in 2011 often find themselves at a complete loss. A few years ago, a colleague of mine was given a tremendous responsibility to oversee the social media department at a prestigious well known NYC-based public relations firm. Goal Setting. Manage and grow our fan base on Facebook.
Once upon a time, I Believed in the Fairytale of Klout
DECEMBER 2, 2011
On August 10th 2011 Klout announced on their blog that they now measure influence across 10 networks. ” On September 20th 2011 Klout announced that Google+ now has Klout. In fact, GooglePlus did not have Klout untill November 22, 2011 when Klout officially announced that Klout Scores would now integrated activities on GooglePlus. KLOUT TRANSPARENCY. Look closely. Period.
Best B2B Marketing and Sales Strategy Guides and Insights of 2011
JANUARY 3, 2012
The Top-10 B2B Marketing Trends for 2011 by Everything Technology Marketing. Holger Schulze laid out these ten predictions in January 2011. Barbara Bix and Olga Taylor craft an intriguing case for focused market research and targeting using the example of a violin virtuoso playing in a subway for $32, after having sold out a concert with $100 tickets just days before. Now What?
Once Upon a Time With Klout….The Final Chapters
DECEMBER 10, 2011
Example: Consider two users who Re-tweet my Tweet. Klout did this recently in fact, in November 2011. Klout back dated their Terms Effective as of June 6 2011, when in fact the update occurred in November, 2011. Beware of the Pied Piper on Social Media. “Once upon there was a brand. That we had power. That we rocked the world of social media. MORE LEGAL ISSUES.
Intel Museum of Me: Brilliant Example of Visual Marketing
JUNE 1, 2011
Example of user engagement. Tweet Intel launched a really cool application called ‘Intel Museum of Me’ to promote its 2 nd generation Intel core processors. The app connects to your Facebook profile and captures your information. Not to forget, it is ‘allow’ gated, if you have privacy concerns! At Mindjumpers, we all tried it and found it really exciting. The Next Big Thing?
Is Klout On The Way Out?
OCTOBER 26, 2011
According to Klout for example, I am now defined as an influencer of a person with whom I only communicate via Facebook messages on the Facebook network. Take for example the following capture of an account that is known in Social Media circles to have a mission of spamming with little content or engagement. Klout scores have dropped on average, ten points. None at all.
10 Steps To Create An Awesome Google+ Profile
AUGUST 16, 2011
Here’s how it works… If you see, for example, an insightful or witty comment I added to one of your friend’s posts and you wanted to find out more about me, you would hover your cursor (see red arrow in image below) over my name. Once you sign-up for Google+, the first order of business should be to build your profile. Profile Photo: Select a photo to upload.
Google Expanded Sitelinks: Optimize Opening Text in META Description Tag
AUGUST 22, 2011
MLB and the Chicago Bulls offer examples of what can get pulled in from pages with no META description tag and not much text content: — Related posts: Publishers: Solve Tracking Code, Duplicate Content Issues with the Canonical URL Tag. Google’s expanded sitelinks give sites greater exposure for branded searches and the ability to dominate the page one results above the fold.
12 (of the) Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Techniques of 2011
MARCH 12, 2012
What is the distinction between “traditional” public relations (PR) and online / interactive / social PR? Is there really a difference anymore—or is the boundary blurring? One part of the confusion stems from the fact that in PR, as in many other crafts, the tools change and advance but the fundamental skills required remain the same. Small Business…Big Coverage! by Blogging PRWeb.
QR Codes, Email, and Mobile Marketing: Tools for Small Businesses to Compete Digitally
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
OCTOBER 18, 2011
For example, Food Should Taste Good is a small company focused on making healthy snacks that taste good (duh!). For example, restaurants are trading instantly redeemable offers for email addresses or mobile phone numbers. This is a guest post by Julian Rockwoord, a product manager at Signal. For small businesses, marketing often takes a back seat to day-to-day operations.