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Facebook Pages Paid for 31.68% of Total Reach in April (Report)

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The News Feed algorithm  now predicts how likely you are to click on an article and how long you are likely to spend reading it–all this in order to put more relevant content into your News Feed. Readers: What did you think of Locowise’s Facebook findings for April? Social analytics and reporting firm Locowise  found that 43.28 percent of their total reach.

Do you carefully read every article before you re-post/share.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Do you carefully read every article before you re-post/share? Before you re-post or share an article, especially one that talks about YOUR business’ industry, do yourself and your business a favor and please READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE before you post. Here’s why you must. short, to the point, post today, folks. WORD OF CAUTION! When it comes down to it – you need to be aware of the messages you are sending out. Leave a comment Click here to cancel reply.

8 Rules to Develop the Habit of Blogging at Weekly Articles About Blogging - NxE

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Article Index. Reader feedback is one of the best ways to encourage the blogging habit. If you don’t have a lot of readers, be sure to have a few friends or family members commit to reading your posts every day. pseudomeasures » Web Sites. […] Article On Blogging Habits by Leo. […]. Like my target in next 6 hours is to write around 6 articles.

5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media Bootcamp: Facebook For Business | Main | The New Dork - Entrepreneur State of Mind » March 05, 2010 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader. Here are 5 news items or blog posts that I wouldnt want you to miss: 1. You have to focus on Universal Search, Real-Time Search, Social Media and the Mobile Web. Where do you start? 2. million TV ad, ABCs going rate this year, is just a start.

5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week

Firebelly

Hart "Show The Love" Facebook Sweepstakes | Main | YouTube Tuesday: Digital Ethnography » February 26, 2010 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader. Facebook Secures Patent for News Feed By Ben Parr A new patent awarded to Facebook this week could have some big implications for the entire social media industry. The world’s largest social network now own the patent for the news feed. 2. But now what? Have a great weekend everyone!

5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Dentyne "Friend Request" Commercial: 60 Connections In Every Bottle | Main | Social Media & The Super Bowl » January 29, 2010 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader. Here are 5 news items or blog posts that I wouldnt want you to miss: 1. Using a database of over 30,000 accounts that have been analyzed with TweetPsych, the first dimension I’ve looked at is “Social Behavior”. 3. Please try again.

5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week

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Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « The Battle (and Blending) of Social and Search Rages On | Main | Toyotas "Sienna Family" YouTube Campaign » February 12, 2010 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader. Here are 5 news items or blog posts that I wouldnt want you to miss: 1. Heres how to customize and use Buzz--or opt out of its inbox-cluttering updates completely. 3. billion worldwide in 2010 and $1.3 billion in the US.

Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/18-1/22

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Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « We Interrupt This Lifecast: Syndication Overload (Part 2) | Main | Youtube Tuesday: Lost Generation » January 22, 2010 Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/18-1/22 Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader. Here are 5 news items or blog posts that I wouldnt want you to miss: 1. Why Augmented Reality Will Change The World As We Know It By Giedrius Ivanauskas Augmented reality is clearly the buzz word of 2010. Is Advertising on Facebook Really Effective?

Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/11-1/15

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Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 4 Ways To Celebrate MLK Day With Social Media | Main | Youtube Tuesday: ESCP Europe Human Experience » January 15, 2010 Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/11-1/15 Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader. Here are 5 news items or blog posts that I wouldnt want you to miss: 1. It makes for great reading and there are some tips in there for all small businesses to use about the social media channels that work best and how to use them effectively. 3.

6 Readers Share Why They Read Blogs by Email

Ari Herzog

Why do some people prefer reading blog articles by email? follow quite a few blogs, and I would miss a lot of great content if I used a reader. It’s convenient and easy to access articles I’m interested in reading at the time. Liz Hover, a Canadian digital media manager : I’m not a fan of feed readers. find the layout of feed readers noisy.

It’s Not About the Platform

Justin Levy

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. A favorite hobby of many in this industry seems to be telling people that they’re doing “it&# wrong, whatever “it&# is in the given conversation. Some want to debate the ease of use. Debate is good.

Using Impressions as a Success Metric

Justin Levy

For those that don’t know what media impressions are, they are the number of people who MAY have seen an article, heard something on the radio, saw it on TV or read it on a website or blog. That means that if your PR team reports that a specific article had 8.2 million impressions, that article MAY have been seen by 8.2 That’s not going to pay back the loan.

14 Situations When You Shouldn’t Tweet

Justin Levy

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. As has happened before, I was busy writing a tweet while trying to walk down the steps. With a 60 lb dog charging ahead, I missed a step and stumbled a bit. and what some others who responded thought. Driving. Walking your dog.

The 9 Deadly Sins of Facebook Pages and Their Administrators

Justin Levy

If you’ve never read about the EdgeRank algorithm and how Facebook decides what appears in the newsfeed, stop reading this and go read this excellent article by TheNextWeb. If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. It’s only natural. No goals.

The Next Chapter: Joining Citrix Online

Justin Levy

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. A little more than 2 years ago Chris Brogan and I were both attending the first Social Media Jungle event in New York so we decided to carpool down together. With the new job comes a new place to explore.

How Four-Numbers Can Send You Millions of Visitors from Google in 2016

Viper Chill

One article which received the most negative criticism was five years ago when I revealed that Google sent a three-month old website of mine almost 1 million visitors in February. (As a side note, it’s funny to see how much shorter my articles were back then). even titled the post ‘ Why I Think ViperChill is Some Sort of Scam ‘ ( link here ), referring to the negative feedback I got on the original article, but continuing to talk about taking advantage of hot trends to get a ton of traffic from Google. What holiday? It’s time to grind! greatest.

Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work

Justin Levy

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. It is common to hear people, especially nowadays, complain that they have so much work to do that they’re pulling long night and weekend hours just to stay near the surface. Maybe so. What’s your take?

Finding Fresh Voices

Justin Levy

have been seeking out fresh voices in two main ways: Google Reader – A few days ago I went through all of my feeds, analyzed the stats and unsubscribed from blogs that weren’t providing value to me any more. If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader.

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Poke the Box – Book Review

Justin Levy

As an avid reader of Seth’s, both his books and his blog, I was excited to read it. That last point is really important to me as a reader. If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. This is never the case with Seth’s books. Book Reviews Review

Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader. have been using various RSS readers for nearly five years now - Ive tried them all. However, none matches the power of Google Reader. Some of these may work with RSS readers from Newsgator, Bloglines and others but they are written with Google in mind.). Continually add tons of feeds in organized, methodical way.

8 Tips to Get More Out of LinkedIn

Justin Levy

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. When we talk about social media platforms there is a tendency to point to Twitter and Facebook as the platforms where we all agree that we spend a majority of our time online. When we need videos we go to YouTube.

Recharging and Disconnecting

Justin Levy

Oh and if you wanted to see photos from my sailing trip, check out the below slideshow: If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. Many of us work long hours, often times deep into nights and over weekends. Not just from my connected world but from  everything.

Get 25% Off the Genesis Theme

Justin Levy

If you’ve stopped by the blog recently instead of  only catching up via a feed reader such as Google Reader then you noticed about a month ago I switched over to the Genesis theme framework (affiliate link) and chose to use the Prose child theme. It also allows you to choose how much control over your website you care for. Just want to set it up with the basic settings?

How To Automate Twitter Without Looking Like an Idiot

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Find the RSS feeds for each source. RSS stands for Real Simple Syndication, and is a sort of live news feed  for various websites. Most people connect these hoses to a feed reader, where all these updates are aggregated to read, like a subscription. BTN.com totally has their act together and has a nice feed directory page with feeds sorted by school, sport, etc.

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How to Generate Blog Post Ideas

Viper Chill

Though my biggest feature (in-depth articles) is my biggest flaw (not needing to cover a topic again) I was able to come up with dozens of post ideas after one quick brainstorming session. Don’t think these are just generic articles that you’ll find on other blogs either; I actually can’t wait to share some of them with you all. Home What the F ? BTW, nice post.

Using Impressions as a Success Metric

Justin Levy

For those that don’t know what media impressions are, they are the number of people who MAY have seen an article, heard something on the radio, saw it on TV or read it on a website or blog. That means that if your PR team reports that a specific article had 8.2 million impressions, that article MAY have been seen by 8.2 That’s not going to pay back the loan.

8 Tips for Successful Business Blogging

Ari Herzog

The following article is written by Lior Levin. You really have to put a lot of time and effort into your content so that your readers find it useful and worthy of sharing. Maybe on Mondays you’ll post reviews, Wednesdays marketing tips, Fridays contributed articles , and Sundays all other topics. Insist your readers can connect with your company. Image by G.I Design.

Pausing my Facebook Series: A Personal Update

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If you’re reading this article on ViperChill.com you can enter your email address in the right sidebar opt-in box or the one at the bottom of this articles to subscribe (if you haven’t already). If you like reading articles from people like Joel Klettke , John Lee Dumas , Pat Flynn , Ramsay Taplin , John Doherty , Lyndon Antcliff and others, you’ll enjoy his work.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), also gathering intelligence via their rankings on top social sites and by stumbling upon new items in my feed reader. The downside to this article? Today, I turn 30.

Turning off the ViperChill RSS Feed: What You HAVE to Tell Your Blog Readers

Viper Chill

Some of the biggest news in the blogging world over the last week was without a doubt Google’s announcement that on June 1st, they’re closing Google Reader. Reader simply isn’t paying for itself. Here’s the jist of it: Reader’s closure is going to hit a lot of us very, very hard. Step One: Find Another RSS Reader You’re Happy With.

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Make Your LinkedIn Profile Work for You | chrisbrogan.com

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If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. Thanks for the article. really like this article because I have had a LinkedIn account and I have been completely passive with it and not been wise enough to see the potential. minor complaint in a good article and I have subscribed to the feed so I hope you’ll forgive me ;-). Great article! Very useful article, Chris! Subscribe to the RSS feed and get lots more! About.

Getting Overwhelmed? Get Organized!

Kikolani

The latest News Feed can be confusing if you are friends with a lot of people but only want to really keep an eye on certain people. Once you have added friends that you want to follow, you can simply view your custom list in the News Feed, hiding all of the updates by those who you have befriended but don’t necessarily want to follow closely. Hide people or apps that annoy you in the News Feed by hovering over the item and clicking Hide and selecting your preference. My Google Reader is sorted by topic, plus a special folder for commenters on Kikolani.

The Importance of Feedback | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. recently posted an article over on the New Marketing Labs blog regarding asking for feedback and the importance of having a feedback loop.  I thought it might interest you and I also wanted to get your opinion on it. Thanks for taking time out of your day to come hang out here! Simple: you can’t.

11 Steps to Developing a Digital Crisis Communications Plan

Justin Levy

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. What separates an elite military group such as the Navy Seals from others? They train non-stop. They train for every situation imaginable. They train for what happens when the plans fail. Determine your monitoring schedule.

Being a Big Deal Isn’t Such a Big Deal

Justin Levy

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. When I talk to my family, friends, colleagues or community and ask them how they’re doing, usually they respond with some variation on being too busy, tired and in need of a vacation. What are your thoughts? 

11 Steps to Developing a Digital Crisis Communications Plan

Justin Levy

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. What separates an elite military group such as the Navy Seals from others? They train non-stop. They train for every situation imaginable. They train for what happens when the plans fail. Determine your monitoring schedule.

Online Content Curation: The Key To Building Visibility, Authority And Value

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Photo credit: Erkin Sahin Robert Scoble has recently posted on his blog a fascinating article entitled: Seven Needs of Real-Time Curators. This article explains the critical role content curation plays in todays dynamic communications ecosystem, and why companies that dont integrate content curation technologies into their marketing toolkit will be left far behind by their competition.

5 Things True Social Media Experts Do Online

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Right now, you’ll find the likes of Tamar , Jonathan , Lisa and Rebecca in my feed reader, and consequently, in that box. Because I have quit my job, and I blog about personal things, I have written about quitting my job and in turn found that this interests a lot of readers. That level of communication really teaches your readers.) Follow him on Twitter.

Bloggers: This Is How Long Your Posts Should Be

Viper Chill

This was quite surprising to a lot of readers and is a figure far higher than most people are producing. As you can see, Celebrity Gossip, Web News and Gadget blogs tend to post short articles. Sites in industries like Marketing, Finance and Personal Development post less (1-7 times per week) but write much longer articles. Do they keep reader’s more interested?

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

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Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. There are many ways to filter news feeds from your favorite sources, including passively by relying on meme trackers like Techmeme or social news services such as Google Readers shared items. Feed Rinse is a best of class RSS filtering application. Feed Sifter is an almost painfully simple RSS filter that filters in by keyword. not via an RSS reader). Five feeds???

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Is Google becoming evil?

The Way of the Web

‘Anti-social Google Reader’ There’s been a pretty big uproar regarding the redesign and loss of features which has been rolled out to Google Reader, despite the paltry week’s notice given to users. Individuals can no longer have a basic sharing and following network within Google Reader. That’s entirely lost now.

Still Think Social Media Is A Fad?

Justin Levy

If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Still Think Social Media Is A Fad?

5,867 Words on Becoming a Conversion Machine: A Guide for Bloggers

Viper Chill

Blogs take a long time to build, since they’re very much relationship focused, and just relying on RSS – like most bloggers do – sets you on a horrible path when it comes to converting readers into buyers. Though I’m sure you take this as a given for ViperChill content by now, the article below is very long and contains a lot of different recommendations.

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