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False Advertisement of Fast Food


Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati. Tags: False Advertisement false advertisement false advertisement of fast food false advertising It’s incredible what fast food chains get away with. Consider this example from McDonald’s. And here are some examples from other popular fast food chains. Email this to a friend? Tweet This!

How to Get Started with Social Media Advertising


The answer lies within a smart investment in social media advertising.  There are lots of ways to advertise on social media sites, but we are just going to cover 3 of the most popular: Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter. An important advantage of Facebook Ads over other social media advertising options is its user-friendly  manager tool. LinkedIn Ads. Facebook Ads.

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

LinkedIn is firmly ensconced among the “big 3″ social networks for marketing and business purposes, and though its base of 80 million members is far smaller than the 600 million users of Facebook, its impact in B2B marketing is larger. According to recent research , 32% of B2B marketers use LinkedIn to generate leads, versus just 16% who do so on Facebook. Digg this!

5 Strategies to Build a Network of Bloggers and Journalists

Waxing UnLyrical

Find directories ( , technorati ). Twitter and LinkedIn are great ways to get introduced to gatekeepers. When contributing content, don’t let your network fall into the trap of becoming a self-promoting circle of advertisement. Guest Post by  Alicia Lawrence. Image:  SalFalko  via Flickr,  CC 2.0. Gatekeepers are the ones who control what is published on their site.

How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The Professional’s Network: LinkedIn Finally, as far as LinkedIn is concerned, it’s a bit of a mix, though it makes sense. LinkedIn is a industry tool. started with LinkedIn and while it is a great tool like you said, Facebook is way more fun. have a profile on LinkedIn but haven’t updated it in months. gave up on MyBlogLog and Technorati.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Social Media 3Q Update: Who Uses Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, & MySpace? Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn continued to add users in the second half of 2010, albeit at a slower pace than in previous quarters. population, and the average visit length is 23 minutes (versus 13 minutes for Twitter and 10 minutes on LinkedIn). Share this on LinkedIn. And much more. Adam T.

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Dan Neely discusses which social networking sites get the most attention from marketers (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, no surprises there), how marketers can best use social media for branding and business development, and concerns about the use of social media in brand planning. Which Profile Aspects Should Be Emphasized on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn? Share this on LinkedIn.

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36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Facebook Advertising Tricks for B2B Marketers by Buzz Marketing for Technology. Paul Dunay provides three brilliant tips for b2b marketers to optimize their use of Facebook advertising, such as “Put the 20 top companies you want to target into the Workplaces field. 35 (of the) Best Guides to Facebook Marketing, Advertising, Search and More of 2010 (So Far). As A.J.

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Facebook vs Twitter 2


Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati. Tags: Facebook Ads Facebook Advertising Facebook Pages Twitter facebook vs twitter social media marketing twitter marketing facebook versus twitter twitter versus facebook twitter vs facebook Another take on the original Facebook vs Twitter artwork. – Email this to a friend? Subscribe to the comments for this post?

Seven Ways to Use Social Media for Business

Webbiquity SMM

In fact, trying to use social media primarily as an advertising and direct response medium is viewed as boorish social media behavior and likely to backfire, doing a brand more harm than good. Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn groups, community sites (e.g. Third-party validation has always been more valuable than advertising or other types of self-promotion. Share this on Bebo.

What’s the Secret to Monetizing Social Media?


Has your effort and time on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and your own blog paid off? Vaynerchuk says that from newspapers to magazines, to blogs and commercials, advertising has been the backbone of social media monetization. Step 3: Monetize with online advertising. Once you’ve built consistent traffic to social media sites and built up your brand and credibility through meaningful conversations, you can start thinking about making money with advertising. The most basic form of advertising is simply to put ads on your website. You’ll see almost 4.5

Why Radio Is Still A Very Strong Marketing Technique


Bare in mind that BBC does not advertise but don’t be disheartened by this because you still have 26.7 Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati. Tags: Radio Advertising Radio Marketing radio advertising radio marketing UK radio stations For several years radio has been the form of transferring news and marketing. million listeners. BBC Radio 1 receives 11.7

How to Market Banking to Gen Y


Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati. On July 2010, Bloomberg Businessweek reported that “Gen Y lacks confidence about making financial decisions&#. Despite stepping up their marketing efforts, investment companies claim that they cannot get the attention of Gen Y. Meanwhile 4.2 million people say they like Apple iTunes on Facebook. WholeFoods Twitter account has 1.8

4 Reasons Why You Must Stop Using Auto DMs On Twitter


Due to the heavy amount of advertising that we are exposed to every single day, people have learned to distrust automatic messages. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati. Take a good look at Bender. Bender Bending Rodríguez  is a fictional robot character in the animated television series Futurama. Why am I talking about Bender on this article? This makes sense.

How Twitter Celebrities Monetize Their Accounts


Founded by Bindu Reddy and Arvind Sundararajan, MyLikes is a word-of-mouth advertising platform that allows the long tail of influencers on the web to create endorsements for products and services they like. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati. How much do you think a tweet is worth? Snoop Dogg promoting Mafia Wars on Twitter. Kayak was approached by MyLikes.

10 Strategies of Push-Pull Marketing for Your Online Business


Proper social media development isn’t about aggressively advertising your product or business. This is a direct way to advertise what you’re doing and what your business is proud of to customers that have already shown an interest in your work. This is another great way to directly advertise your business. Paid advertising. Share this on LinkedIn. Your blog.

Affiliate Nexus Tax Coming to Arizona and Minneapolis


But these names are misleading because the tax, which is complex and takes on many different forms, singles out just one group within the online advertising space:  affiliates. Therefore, merchants will shift their advertising dollars somewhere else. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati. Both states are considering adoption of the Affiliate Nexus Tax.

Facebook vs Twitter: UBERBATTLE


Well, my friend! I am sending the Facebook and the Twitter plunging into a negative swirling abyss because they’re both just clever, tricksy ways to help advertisers find you. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati. Kate, author of Arguing with a Doughnut , presents an epic fight to the death between the two social networking giants. Why am I doing this? On Twitter?

Social Media Strategy from A to Z » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Drive Leads through LinkedIn. Lead generation and client acquisition can be had on LinkedIn, especially in the B2B space, just as long as you’re active and engaging. Linkedin lead generation requires commitment to answering and asking questions on Groups/Answers, taking advantage of the deep searches, and connecting directly with those around you in your network. Twitter!

Google: The search party is not over


That brings us to the topic of appeal to advertisers. People who want business cards Google it, which make Google to dominant player for businesses seeking advertising exposure. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati. Copeland states that investors are nervous as to where Google's revenue growth will come from. What are Google's problems you ask? Absolutely.

Search Engine Marketing Job Opening: Advertising Inventory Analyst

Bill Hartzer

ICONSTAFF has an opening for a motivated, organized and energetic Advertising Inventory Analyst. Search for the ways to create new ad inventory, optimize usage of existing inventory, improve performance of advertising campaigns and help maximizing ad revenue. LinkedIn: [link]. Share this on Technorati. The Ad Inventory Analyst is responsible for the delivery of the following critical tasks. Running various reports from the ad server and site analytics application. Analyze roots of underdeliveries make recommendations on how to insure delivery and better performance.

8 Basic Yet Necessary Tools or Plugins for your Site


While these are a totally different beast than going the advertising campaign way, there’s still something to be said for having an extremely functional and user friendly site for brand recognition. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati. Tools in Action. First, let’s see how effective a good widget or app can be.  Eight Crowd Pleasing Tools/Plugins. Tweet This!

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How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Can you please share your Twitter feeds on LinkedIn? Ask your blog’s readers to follow you on Twitter, subscribe to your YouTube channel, add you on LinkedIn, or “Like” you on Facebook. Is it really so bad to be sent advertisements that might cater to your needs? She provides consulting in internet marketing and manages Community Support & Advertising at Mashable.

How Marketers are Using Social Media for Business: New Report

Webbiquity SMM

This seems somewhat surprising; while social definitely reduces media/advertising expenses, it increases labor costs. LinkedIn – 78%. Digging further in the details, b2b marketers are considerably more likely to find value with LinkedIn, and slightly more likely to utilize blogs, than their b2c peers. When asked to look forward, two-thirds of marketers said they plan to increase their use of blogs, Facebook, video, Twitter and LinkedIn. B2b marketers are significantly more likely (72% vs. 59%) to increase their use of LinkedIn than those on the b2c side.

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Unique Unconventional Marketing Nuggets


They are also considerably cheaper than mainstream advertising thus attracting even more attention to the business because of their refreshing ingenuity. Another cost effective way of unorthodox advertising is to find some volunteers to get temporary tattoos that promote your business. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati. Special Calendar Days. Contests.

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Why Social Media Is Like Getting Stoned

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Kirtsy Likaholix LinkedIn Mahalo Mento Mixx MyBlogLog MySpace Plurk Pownce Propeller Reddit SEOmoz Sphinn StumbleUpon Technorati Toluu Twitter Wikipedia Yahoo! She provides consulting in internet marketing and manages Community Support & Advertising at Mashable. Opinions expressed in the article are those of the guest author and not necessarily Techipedia/Tamar Weinberg.

Micro Persuasion: Three Little Tips for Capturing Info Bits Quickly

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Technorati Tags : bookmarklets , Friendfeed , Google , Instapaper , LaterLoop , lifehacks , Readbag , tips. LinkedIn: steverubel. Advertising. Friendfeed Can Disrupt Search and Reshape Advertising. Why Your Car May Soon Be Driving Digital Advertising. Will Waugh on Friendfeed Can Disrupt Search and Reshape Advertising. Micro Persuasion. Its invaluable.

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Then get fans and followers and advertise to them via facebook status updates and twitter tweets. Kirtsy Likaholix LinkedIn Mahalo Mento Mixx MyBlogLog MySpace Plurk Pownce Propeller Reddit SEOmoz Sphinn StumbleUpon Technorati Toluu Twitter Wikipedia Yahoo! She provides consulting in internet marketing and manages Community Support & Advertising at Mashable. Want one?

Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

That’s the opening question here, and recent research indicates the answer is a clear “yes.&# SEO and social media program integration is the top organic search priority, while social media advertising is the paid search priority; at 46%, it’s ranked well ahead of tactics like local search advertising (18%) and mobile search ads (11%). Share this on LinkedIn.

3 Customer Service Secrets


Good customer service turns your customers into unpaid ambassadors for your business, and recommendations based on good customer service are worth more than any amount of paid advertising. 1. Have your contact details clearly available on letter-headings, email footers, advertisements, fliers, and your website. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati. Digg this!

2012 #Nifty50 Top Men in Technology on Twitter

Blue Focus Marketing

He was an early adopter of LinkedIn and Twitter , and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and universities. John is a fun and engaging presence on Twitter , Facebook , LinkedIn and Pinterest and also blogs for Dell. In order to qualify this year, each #Nifty50 nominee had to work for a technology company such as software, hardware, IT services or telecom. in August 2006.

The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you’re looking to establish a professional relationship with someone, consider LinkedIn. LinkedIn is still seen as the more professional of the two. LinkedIn Gathering all the email addresses of users you are connected to — even locating email addresses of LinkedIn Group managers — and utilizing this mailing list to promote your own company or service off-site.

Benefits of Online Reputation Management - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Professional networks like LinkedIn. Social news / bookmarking sites like, technorati, dig and others. Have been sharing a lot on my Blog, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Unported License. Based on a work at Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at [link]. Social Media Ne. Blogs created and managed. Hello!

Mix of Social Media Trends 2011

   *these brand references are all clients of Ogilvy's Posted at 03:12 AM in Social Enterprise | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0) Technorati Tags : black belts , digital influence , john bell , ogilvy , social media training | Reblog (0) December 20, 2010 What will Social Business Training Look Like for Us in 2011?   Then advertise. agree and disagree.

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

For example, I write a lot about AOL, and after the recent layoffs, I wrote how the entire mobile advertising team took a voluntary buyout and quit the company. typically tell those kinds of people that they can go to hell or that they can buy an advertisement or an hour of consulting. Perhaps this might serve as the start of a real relationship. They understand brevity. Do be direct.

11 Common Mistakes That People Make With Their Personal Brands.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Advertising Building your personal brand is about interacting with others and establishing your credentials. Reply Cijo Abraham Mani October 7, 2010 at 11:15 am I like your point about Social Media Advertising. Kirtsy Likaholix LinkedIn Mahalo Mento Mixx MyBlogLog MySpace Plurk Pownce Propeller Reddit SEOmoz Sphinn StumbleUpon Technorati Toluu Twitter Wikipedia Yahoo!

10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Kirtsy Likaholix LinkedIn Mahalo Mento Mixx MyBlogLog MySpace Plurk Pownce Propeller Reddit SEOmoz Sphinn StumbleUpon Technorati Toluu Twitter Wikipedia Yahoo! She provides consulting in internet marketing and manages Community Support & Advertising at Mashable. Why do businesses need social media? What are your goals? Does your brand need a makeover? What motivates them?

Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

You’re only in advertising because you couldn’t hack it in medicine.’ Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati. Social media marketing, online PR and SEO are three tactics that are all powerful on their own, but have far more impact when used in a coordinated, synergistic manner. How can you amplify and extend new releases through social media? Optimize company news for SEO benefit? Effectively connect with bloggers and other key online influencers in your industry? Which online tools are most helpful for PR pros? Interactive PR Guides, Tips and Tools.

100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media |

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Build ego searches using Technorati and Google Blogsearch. Get a LinkedIn account for your professional network. Make sure your social media is listed in your LinkedIn profile. Another promotion tool: use the status section of LinkedIn and Facebook. One question: Under Home Base, you advise to claim your site on Technorati. Mark, I believe Technorati uses pinging to link to blogs. I use Wordpress and you set it up to ping Technorati’s ping link every time you have an update. Thanks for the follow-up on Technorati, Chris. advertising.

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 and all around great Facebook Fan Page coder.