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8 Steps to Write a Meaningful Blog Post

Ari Herzog

also turn to Alltop when stuck. also source photos from Flickr (go to the bottom of the advanced search page and check the box for Creative Commons licensing). Choose a topic. I get a lot of my ideas from other blogs. Sometimes I want to restate something in my own words. Sometimes there is hidden fodder in a much larger post. John Haydon inspired me to write this post.

Take a Peek at Who I Read

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Take a Peek at Who I Read Written on August 15, 2009 by Justin Levy in alltop , justinlevy , social media 3 Comments - Leave a comment! What is AllTop? JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0

30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources

Webbiquity SMM

” Guest post: 7 powerful headline techniques to skyrocket your blog traffic by Creative Ramblings. Following up on an earlier post on the same topic, Gini Dietrich (again) offers 10 more ideas to increase engagement on your blog, from writing book reviews and rants to covering the latest trends and answering questions commonly heard by your sales force or customer service reps.

Content Curation: Why Is The Content Curator The Key Emerging Online Editorial Role Of The Future?

www.masternewmedia.org

Social bookmarking and social news have been around for some time (ie - sites like Digg or delicious ), and new models of aggregation like Alltop are springing up to help us navigate all this content as well. It is not a commonly defined role on any ebusiness teams. What is content curation and why is it so important for the future of web content publishers? And what is its value?

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing

Kikolani

There are blogs that release their content under Creative Commons licensing which basically means that you can repost it if you give them credit, but be absolutely 100% certain that is the case before republishing something. Good ones include Best of the Web Blog Directory , Technorati , Alltop , and Blogarama. As each year passes, blog marketing techniques evolve. Enjoy!

Online Marketing Predictions for 2010 [eBook]

Justin Levy

JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Online Marketing Predictions for 2010 [eBook] Written on January 1, 2010 by Justin Levy in ebooks , marketing , social media 13 Comments - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Thanks for taking time out of your day to come hang out here! Want to know what some of my predictions are for 2010? 

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Flickr Creative Commons Search This is my go-to source for photos for the blog and presentations. Using Flickr’s advanced search, you can browse photos that are specifically made available under a Creative Commons license , allowing you to use them with attribution in blog posts, etc. Also, at my social media speaking engagements hither and yon I’m often asked what tools I use. So, I took a personal inventory and created this overview of the 39 social media tools I use daily. Twitter Tweetdeck I use Tweetdeck for serious twitter sessions. Smart. Nifty.

Missing in Action

Justin Levy

JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Missing in Action Written on October 10, 2009 by Justin Levy in announcements , fun 7 Comments - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Thanks for taking time out of your day to come hang out here! Well, first of all, hello again!  Yes, I’m still alive.  No, I didn’t abandon you.  Glad to have you back.

Dusting Off

Justin Levy

JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Dusting Off Written on April 17, 2010 by Justin Levy in announcements , miscellaneous 15 Comments - Leave a comment! Thanks for taking time out of your day to come hang out here!

Adding More Value Around Here

Justin Levy

JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Adding More Value Around Here Written on December 7, 2009 by Justin Levy in announcements , communications , connectiondrive 14 Comments - Leave a comment! Wanna sign up? Thanks!

How to Reach Out to Bloggers

www.chrisbrogan.com

Use these resources: Alltop – the Internet’s magazine rack. especially agree with your two-email system because you’re breaking up the proposal into a few digestible bites. A big part of it is common sense and the ability to exercise emotional intelligence towards the needs of the blogger as well as your own. Lets dig in. Let’s talk about it. Is it worth it? Really.

Gatorade's Social Media Command Center | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Gatorade’s Social Media Command Center Written on June 21, 2010 by Justin Levy in social media , video 18 Comments - Leave a comment! What’s in YOU? great idea.

My CES Gear Bag and Advice

Justin Levy

JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking My CES Gear Bag and Advice Written on January 6, 2010 by Justin Levy in ces , conferences , fun , video 28 Comments - Leave a comment! Did I leave anything out? right? Enjoy CES!

Rhapsody Thinks Outside the Box

Justin Levy

link] This comment was originally posted on Twitter [link] Alltop_Social Rhapsody Thinks Outside the Box [link] Social-Media.alltop This comment was originally posted on Twitter [link] Nina_PR Rhapsody Thinks Outside the Box For Advertising New Jay Z Album [link] Punchline: “Jay Z Fans Get It.&# If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed.

What Top Brands Have Learned From Their Facebook Experience

Pamorama

This post was mentioned on Twitter by EyeTraffic Media, Pam Dyer, Alltop, kelvin lee, Brendan McManus and others. All content on pamorama is licensed under Creative Commons pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact What Top Brands Have Learned From Their Facebook Experience by Pam Dyer on January 13, 2010 Share At over 350 million users and growing, Facebook has clearly morphed from a fad into mature marketing platform. Here’s a great presentation I found, created by Axon Alex, a digital planner at Tribal DDB. Less Spam.

Catoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

This post was mentioned on Twitter by jeffespo and Toni-Lynn, Alltop PR. Alltop PR said: Catoon of the day [link] [.] Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Catoon of the day Written on September 22, 2010 by Espo in Cartoon of the Day Enjoy this post? Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks. Thanks for visiting! Unported License.

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

This post was mentioned on Twitter by Social Media Insider, Alltop. Alltop said: Cartoon of the day [link] Social-Media.alltop [.] Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Cartoon of the day Written on July 9, 2010 by Espo in Cartoon of the Day Enjoy this post? Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks. Thanks for visiting!

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

This post was mentioned on Twitter by Social Media Insider, Alltop. Alltop said: Cartoon of the day [link] Social-Media.alltop [.] Home About Archives Press Clips Suggested Reading Cartoon of the day Written on July 5, 2010 by Espo in Cartoon of the Day Enjoy this post? Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks. Thanks for visiting! Comment - Leave a comment!

Not Responding to Alarms

Justin Levy

consider it a challenge to get the crowds fired up and thats what brings out my best content and creativity. JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Thanks for taking time out of your day to come hang out here! Do you?

What's New and Interesting in Social Media

Pamorama

Read more at AllTop ) Customer Experience More Important than Ever The sum of all experiences you have with a brand is part of marketing. When talking to clients about social media and its effects on increasing sales of their products and increasing traffic to their site, the most asked, common question is: “That’s great — but what will social media  do for us?

Kyle Drabek No Hitter

Jeff Esposito

This post was mentioned on Twitter by jeffespo, Social Media Insider, Alltop and others. Alltop said: Kyle Drabek No Hitter [link] Social-Media.alltop [.] Home About Archives Press Clips Suggested Reading Kyle Drabek No Hitter Written on July 4, 2010 by Espo in sports While working in sports, I saw a lot of really cool things. Enjoy this post? Thanks for visiting! Unported License.

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

This post was mentioned on Twitter by Linda Schenk, Social Media Insider, JobShoots, Alltop Social Media, JobShoots and others. Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Cartoon of the day Written on August 9, 2010 by Espo in Cartoon of the Day Enjoy this post? Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks. Thanks for visiting! Unported License.

The Branding Comedy

Jeff Esposito

This post was mentioned on Twitter by Alltop Social Media, JobShoots, Social Media Insider, JobShoots, Publicity News and others. Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading The Branding Comedy Written on August 8, 2010 by Espo in Branding As an English major/Geek, this mashup tugs at all of my hear strings. It is long, but worth thumbing through. Thanks for visiting!

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

This post was mentioned on Twitter by JobShoots, Alltop and Social Media Insider, JobShoots. Cartoon of the day Offline Spam Recent Tweets Powered By Headway Go To Top Copyright © 2010 Strategic thoughts on using social media and public relations in business from Jeff Esposito This work by Jeff Esposito is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

This post was mentioned on Twitter by Social Media Insider, JobShoots, JobShoots, Alltop, Publicity News and others. Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Cartoon of the day Written on July 29, 2010 by Espo in Cartoon of the Day Enjoy this post? Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks. Thanks for visiting! Comments - Leave a comment!

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

This post was mentioned on Twitter by Social Media Insider, JobShoots, JobShoots, Alltop, Publicity News and others. Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Cartoon of the day Written on July 16, 2010 by Espo in Cartoon of the Day Enjoy this post? Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks. Thanks for visiting! Comment - Leave a comment!

Celebration and Donation

Justin Levy

JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Celebration and Donation Written on January 2, 2010 by Justin Levy in microfunding , personal 54 Comments - Leave a comment! That sucks. She turned 21 the day AFTER New Years.

Is Social Media A Fad?

Justin Levy

link] #socialmedia This comment was originally posted on Twitter [link] Alltop_Social Is Social Media A Fad? JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Is Social Media A Fad? So, what’s your take? 

Chasing the Human Web

Justin Levy

JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Chasing the Human Web Written on October 11, 2009 by Justin Levy in chrisbrogan , community , guest post , human web , social media , web 2.0 18 Comments - Leave a comment!

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Things to do today

Jeff Esposito

This post was mentioned on Twitter by jeffespo, Alltop Social Media. Alltop Social Media said: Things to do today [link] Social-Media.alltop [.] Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Things to do today Written on August 19, 2010 by Espo in Random Everyone has a charity that is near and dear to them. million. The charity is all about helping kids with cancer.

The importance of IRL meetings

Jeff Esposito

This post was mentioned on Twitter by Social Media Insider, JobShoots and JobShoots, Alltop. Alltop said: The importance of IRL meetings [link] Social-Media.alltop [.] However when I have met folks offline and in person these relationships have turned into great friendships with people who I may not have met two or three years ago without social channels. Enjoy this post?

Offline Spam | Strategic thoughts on using social media and public.

Jeff Esposito

This post was mentioned on Twitter by jeffespo, jeffespo, Alltop PR, JobShoots, JobShoots and others. received this one at least three times over the past month and every time, I throw them away. While I admire the effort that it took to get eyeballs on these fliers, I will never purchase based on one of these ads. Typos and cross outs also don’t help your cause. Enjoy this post?

Is Your Executive on Twitter?

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Is Your Executive on Twitter? I got a message today about a website that shows the Tweets from some of the executives of the largest companies in America. ExecTweet has tapped the Twitter API to give you a peak into what corporate America is doing. What is ExecTweets? Which executives are featured on ExecTweets? Leave a comment!

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Is Your Executive on Twitter? I got a message today about a website that shows the Tweets from some of the executives of the largest companies in America. ExecTweet has tapped the Twitter API to give you a peak into what corporate America is doing. What is ExecTweets? Which executives are featured on ExecTweets? Leave a comment!

Five for Friday 7.23

Jeff Esposito

This post was mentioned on Twitter by Social Media Insider, JobShoots, JobShoots, Alltop, Publicity News and others. Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Five for Friday 7.23 Written on July 23, 2010 by Espo in Five for Friday I must be getting old. My weeks are running into one another. After three years, I finally succumbed to the pressure to get a smart phone.

MLB's Social Pulse

Jeff Esposito

This post was mentioned on Twitter by Social Media Insider, Alltop, Publicity News and others. Cartoon of the day Offline Spam Recent Tweets Powered By Headway Go To Top Copyright © 2010 Strategic thoughts on using social media and public relations in business from Jeff Esposito This work by Jeff Esposito is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Can non-profits lead the way for mass-adoption or geolocation.

Jeff Esposito

This post was mentioned on Twitter by jeffespo and jeffespo, Alltop Social Media. Alltop Social Media said: Can non-profits lead the way for mass-adoption or geolocation applications? Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Can non-profits lead the way for mass-adoption or geolocation applications? Enjoy this post? Thanks for visiting! Unported License.

Aggregation or Content Hijacking

socialmouths.com

does it, I’m sure we’re all familiar with the site but in case you didn’t know, it’s ran by Guy Kawasaki on AllTop. Creative Commons licenses only work when used appropriate, which was not the case by the guy who has republished it. But wait! There is also a negative side to it. There is a fine line between aggregation and just hijacking content. Really?