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Facebook Launches Questions


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.

Facebook Questions Are Here

Spin Sucks

Because Facebook questions are here! According to the social platform: “Questions is designed so that anyone on Facebook can help you find the answer. For example, when you ask a question and your friends answer or follow, their friends can see and answer it, too. Ask a Facebook question. No one can edit your questions and rate an answer. The best part?

Looking backwards and Forwards: What we’ve learnt in 2011 vs what’s next in 2012

Gemma Went

So it made sense to give it another airing and ask some clever comms folk the following questions: What was your biggest learning from a comms perspective in 2011? Marketing PR Social Media Tips 2011 trends 2011 learnings 2011 comms review 2012 comms forecast 2012 predictionsThis time last year I ran a ‘looking backwards and forwards‘ post and it was pretty popular. What is your one key comms forecast for 2012? … Read more.

Seven Great Questions on Blogging

Spin Sucks

It is a long one; to address all the unanswered questions from last week’s webinar. We designed it so you can skim through any questions that are helpful to you. Seven Questions on Blogging. A2: Great question. If you have more questions on blogging, you can always find me on Twitter and on  Google +. Today’s guest post is by Nate Riggs. We might be here all day.

The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Expert Community Manager with the Focus Expert Network, a network of thousands of leading business and technology experts who answer questions and post thought leadership content. Watch next month (close to Father’s Day) for the Nifty 50 Men of Twitter for 2011. What is it? The answer may come from the email marketing field. That is what has driven social media adoption. aaker. Ambal.

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

5 Questions To Answer On Your About Page

Small Business Mavericks

With that in mind, here are 5 essential questions to answer on your About page so you can keep it customer-focused. When you wrote your About page , did you have a specific strategy or did you just “wing” it? If you aren’t satisfied with the content on your About page, ask yourself why you wrote it. Ask yourself what you expect your customers to get out of it. The truth is, your About page isn’t really about you at all. It’s about what your customers expect to get from a business like yours. What year did your business start? Your customers want to know.

Should You Answer Survey Questions On Facebook?

Small Business Mavericks

Usually, the questions are asked by people who already know you, but they may not be customers. Business people like to criticize social media websites like Facebook and Twitter for being time killers. You get sucked into some game like Farmville or Cityville and the next thing you know you’ve spent an entire afternoon killing time. Who’s fault is that? It cerainly isn’t the game maker’s fault nor is it the fault of the game. You have to discipline yourself to control your time. Isn’t that what business is all about? You know the ones. Silly stuff.

Two Great Questions

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Here are two questions about business that will either take someone completely off guard or engage you - head on - in a deep and fascinating conversation. Two great business questions: What is the coolest thing that you have seen in the past little while? It actually surprised me to see that Marissa Mayer (Vice President of Location and Local Services) from Google asks a very similar questions during her interviews for Googlers (more on that here: Marissa Mayer, Google's "De Niro," Reveals What She Asks Job Candidates ). business question. Education is everything.

Best Facebook Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tools of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

While having a presence on Facebook is no longer an “if” question for most companies, many “how” questions remain. 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. How to Build the Perfect Facebook Fan Page, 2011 Edition by techipedia. ” Ouch.

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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. Photo by darnok. Bill Dorman and Shonali Burke probe into the efforts of friendship and internet relations. The @ is the opening door; when we get invited to walk through it, that’s when we know we’re friends. Why do I follow you? Twitter used to be very valuable to me.

How to Use Facebook Questions as Research Tool


Tweet Keeping up their trend of constant innovation, Facebook launched their Questions tool in March, which we also wrote about on the blog. Questions work on simple voting formula based on individual choices and opinions. And if there is anyone who has already used this, please let me know how and what you think about Questions as a research tool.

8 Social Media Questions Publishers Should Be Asking Themselves

Adam Sherk

To provide a strategic overview and set a framework for the discussion I came up with a list of questions that summarizes the types of issues we frequently encounter in helping publishers with social media. received some positive feedback on the approach so I thought I’d share the questions here along with a brief summary of what I touched on. and Sasha Koren from The New York Times.

12 Questions When Considering A Hybrid Event


12 Question To Consider About Hosting A Hybrid Event. If you are considering a hybrid experience, here are 12 questions to answer before proceeding. 1. If yes, consider securing onsite moderators to follow the chat and direct questions to the speaker when possible. What other questions would you add to this list when planning a hybrid event?

2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Women

Blue Focus Marketing

Cheryl and I thought it would be a great idea to collaborate on this special social media project – and so the process began for creating the 2011 #Nifty50 List of Top Twitter Women. Expert Community Manager with the Focus Expert Network, a network of thousands of leading business and technology experts who answer questions and post thought leadership content. What is it?

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

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.

The Great Twitter Purge of 2011 Or Why I Have Decided To Unfollow Everyone & Start Over

Jason Yormark

Because of this approach, DM usage is out of the question.  I’m sure I probably lose legitimate messages sent to me because they are buried in spam.  It also pretty much makes Twitter a broadcast channel for me and not much of an engagement channel.  Up to this point, I’ve subscribed to the reciprocal follow approach.  You follow me?  Well then I follow you.  But at what expense?

The Great Twitter Purge of 2011 Or Why I Have Decided To Unfollow Everyone & Start Over

Jason Yormark

Because of this approach, DM usage is out of the question.  I’m sure I probably lose legitimate messages sent to me because they are buried in spam.  It also pretty much makes Twitter a broadcast channel for me and not much of an engagement channel.  Up to this point, I’ve subscribed to the reciprocal follow approach.  You follow me?  Well then I follow you.  But at what expense?

8 Questions to Ask After Facebook Community Growth


Your community has grown significantly. People have responded to your story and your conversational style. Your last contest brought hundreds of new members to your Facebook community. Here are a few points to now ponder: 1. How has the audience make up changed? 2. How has the conversation changed? Are the existing advocates being drowned out? 3. Is your story still coming through?

Gary Vaynerchuk (@garyvee) Answers Tough Questions

Geoff Livingston

In the above video, Author of The Thank You Economy Gary Vaynerchuk answers five questions about his views on consultants and social media. These questions are a follow up to both his controversial TechCrunch interview where he said 99% of social media experts are clowns, and Gini Dietrich’s blog post questioning Vaynerchuk ‘s similar opinions about PR Firms in his book.

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 11 Twitter Tools and Apps I Use Every Day in 2011 by Business2Community. Michael Brenner makes the business case for using Twitter, answers some common questions about the network and shares a selection of stats like: 84% of U.S.

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2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men

Blue Focus Marketing

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.  These men are indeed using Twitter to rewire and reorient the Web.  But, by no means, is this list complete. Adam L. Andres Silva A.

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The Five Business Books That Shaped 2011

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I'm also a bit of a business book geek, so in the spirit of the Holidays Season, year-end lists and "top 10 of 2011" linkbait posts, the world seems primed for. The 5 Business Books That Shaped 2011: Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson ( Simon & Schuster - October 2011). " Poke The Box by Seth Godin ( The Domino Project - March 2011). Great By Choice by Jim Collins and Morten Hansen ( HarperBusiness - October 2011). The Lean Startup by Eric Reis ( Crown Business - September 2011). What are you business book picks for 2011? if that).

Facebook Question: Bloggers Who Blawg

Spin Sucks

It’s Facebook question of the week time! This week’s question comes from Mark Robins , the CEO of LawyerLocate in Canada (I love my Canadians!). answer his question in the video (if you can’t see it in your reader, you may click here to watch) and also have a special note for those of you in Toronto. If you have a question for us, or want to pick my brain, go leave us a note on our Facebook wall ! Facebook Question: Bloggers Who Blawg originally appeared on Spin Sucks on February 24, 2011. told you I love my Canadians!

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. 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. Enjoy! Digg this!

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12 Questions To Ask Before You Build An Online Community


Here are some more specific questions*: Are people genuinely interested in your organization? this is a partial list of questions. And there’s also a lot of under performing and unnecessary communities (if you can even call them that), and lastly there’s a lot of dead spaces that were trying to be communities. I can answer the questions hypothetically but every organization has to answer these question for themselves (or with someone’s help). “I don’t know if I should build an online community&#. How will you keep people engaged ?

Four Social Media Questions (and Answers)

Spin Sucks

Between the Rapture, deadly tornadoes, and new Presidential candidates, the news is overwhelming and there are still some questions that need to be answered. Social media questions, that is. Do you have any unanswered social media questions? Four Social Media Questions (and Answers) originally appeared on Spin Sucks on May 25, 2011. Is Twitter buying TweetDeck ?

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, 2011 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals


100 Questions to Help You Write, Publish, and Sell Your Ebook – If you want to write an ebook but are having difficulty getting started, these 100 questions will give you the jump start that you need. 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 Google stuff.

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.

44 Blogging Questions and Answers


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?

B2B Blogging Trends 2011: Towards an Integrated Approach


The question, whether you need a blog or not depends on how customer-centric you want your business to be, how you want to be found in a very crowded online space and how you can use a blog to offer value to your “target groups” and your whole business ecosystem (employees, partners, etc. B2B Blogging Trends 2011. Several other organizations have no blog at all. included).

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


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. Why I Am Attending Blog World Expo 2011 Plus a 20% Off Discount Code. Great Education for Bloggers at the Blogging Success Summit 2011. Friday.

Best Quora Guides and Insights of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

According to, 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


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

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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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. The Best Blogging Platform and Plugins originally appeared on Spin Sucks on September 1, 2011. Sure, Jeremy!

Mix of Social Media Trends 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

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.

The Question Of Quora

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At it's core, Quora is a question and answer service. Anyone can post a question and anyone can answer it. Quora seems to be working because the questions are smart and the varied answers are smarter. While this question can be answered by anyone, in this instance, Albert Sheu , a former Twitter Search Engineer (and current employee at Quora), candidly replied, "I will try to step through this question carefully, but honestly, people at Twitter are generally not fans of Facebook," (but you'll have to click on the question above to read his full response).