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A Personal Review of Avatar

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me A Personal Review of Avatar December 22, 2009 by Taylor Marek I went with a group of friends to see Avatar last night. Avatar began. Spoiler Alert!!!** The Story The story of Avatar goes as follows. He was sent as part of a project, Avatar, to find out about the Na’vi by actually becoming one. Jake and the rest who are in their Avatars try to stop it, but are unsuccessful. Thanks for commenting on our blog! My Story?

The Ultimate Guide to Leaving Comments On Blogs


Benefits of Leaving Comments on Other People’s Blogs. 1. Building your own profile – leaving a comment gets you seen. Leaving a good comment can make people pay attention. 2. Getting to know other bloggers – leaving a comment can often be a great way to get on the radar of another blogger. 4. You never know where a great comment might lead!

What Does Your Twitter Avatar Say About You?


Tweets are short at 140 characters, but a Twitter avatar must visually represent a user in just 2304 pixels. Choosing the right avatar can affect the way people see you online. Here are some of the most popular avatar types and what they say about the user: Standard head shot : Head and shoulders, framed squarely, professional in appearance, though perhaps a little formal. Political dissident : Generally based on the previous avatar types, but modified to show support for a person, political cause, etc. If you have any favorites, please add them below with a comment.

Comment Marketing 101


Trying to understand the ways to get more traffic to your site, or even get some backlinks, you’ve probably stumbled across comment marketing. So what are the basic benefits of comment marketing, and what should you aim to get out of it on the long term? The benefits of comment marketing. Once you have a deep understanding of the benefits you can get from leaving comments on other blogs, you can learn the right approach to doing so. The only way to make this happen is to leave good, structured comments that add value to the discussion. Comment Marketing 101.

How does Avatar apply to Social Media?

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me How does Avatar apply to Social Media? Avatar sure isn’t exhausted on my list, I’m still pulling out some social media goodies for you to enjoy! Here are a couple more… The first post I wrote on my review of Avatar has been getting some good views lately, when the idea struck me to expand upon it. Avatar has now grossed $1 Billion dollars , has been trending on twitter for the past four weeks , and is doing quite well.

Meet Everett Bogue: A Blogger Who Only Wants Blog Readers Who Tweet Because Everyone Else is a Low-life

Ari Herzog

I first wrote about Everett Bogue six months ago when I was displeased he turned off the ability for people to comment on his blog. If a blogger wants to turn off comments, so be it. blinked again when I read a more recent summary of why he abhors comment sections on all blogs, alluding to people like you who enjoy commenting as the scum of the earth. Many blogs will encourage you to ‘join the conversation’ in a place called “The Comments”. The comments” is where your good ideas and time (your most valuable commodity) goes to die. Whatever.

Wanted to Comment: You and Your Gravatar

Ari Herzog

It amazes me how many people add comments on these blog posts but don’t have globally recognized avatars next to their names. Add a comment below and we can see what square image is in the top right corner of your published comment. Wanna share yours? -- Thank you for reading Wanted to Comment: You and Your Gravatar at AriWriter. Related posts: How to Enhance Your Blog Comment: Get a Gravatar. How to Enhance Your Blog Comment: Create a Conversation. How to Enhance Your Blog Comment: Share Then Link. Confused?

The Secrets to Becoming Part of the Spin Sucks Crazies

Spin Sucks

Superman might be faster than a speeding bullet, but Paula Kiger comments on every blog post at light speed. Rob Biesenbach leverages his handsome mug to distract and disorient comment spammers. Ever wonder while other blogs complain of spam and troll commenters we never do? Becoming a part of the Spin Sucks Crazies is no doubt on the 2015 list of many. Rob is the secret.

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You Finally Have a Google Plus Business Page… Now What?


You can also publish public updates that can be commented on, +1′d and shared (like a Facebook Page). Turn your avatar into a gallery – One thing that’s amazing about Google plus pages is that you can upload multiple photos for the main avatar. Tuesday night I had the awesome privilege of hanging out with Marc Pitman and Nathan Hand on Google Plus.

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Easy guide to the Periscope video streaming app

Janet Fouts

Tap your avatar on Periscope to change your profile photo. Reply to comments in your broadcast directly by tapping the comment and then hitting reply. Tap your avatar to change that image. prefer to allow only users I follow on Periscope to chat as this blocks of 99% of the trolls and negative comments. Please do respond to comments live while broadcasting.

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Introducing Facebook Contact View With Message History

Sprout Social

Over time an individual can comment on your post, write on your Page, tag your brand in their status update or reach out to your brand on Messenger. Whether you’re responding to a comment or managing social communication as a team, access to Facebook message history is critical in creating a consistent, personalized experience. Public comments and replies. Page’s sent comments and replies to a specific customer. There are three ways to access the Facebook Contact View from the Smart Inbox : Within the message stream, click on a Facebook user’s avatar.

#95: Now is the Hour, 5 Branding Mistakes, and Facebook breaks 250.

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me #95: Now is the Hour, 5 Branding Mistakes, and Facebook breaks 250 million July 16, 2009 by Taylor Marek We have an audio comment! Sammie called in and left an audio comment. link] Sponsored by GoToMeeting, try it FREE for 30 days: [link] Lets continue the conversation, comment below or use these options: Toll Free Comment Line: 1-866-867(TMP)-2860 Send me an e-mail. and oh, if you want a pic to show with your comment, go get a gravatar !

An Introduction to Social Media for Business

Sprout Social

Defining your audience or customer avatar is going to help you: Choose which social networks to dedicate your time to. The more you’re able to define your avatar, the more targeted your social media approach will be. After you’ve put together your avatar, ask yourself what are their struggles? Let us know in the comments! Marketers spent more than $8.3

11 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Me to Unfollow You on Twitter

Almost Savvy

Yeah, I don’t really know what you’re wearing, or not, when you’re actually tweeting, but please put some clothes on that avatar. You have the default Twitter avatar or are using a photo of your dog. This comment was originally posted on FriendFeed Reply « Older Comments Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. You talk about yourself endlessly.

#107 Stop Spending Money, Promotion Techniques from the 2010 FIFA.

Taylor Marek

Enjoy this episode, feel free to leave comments! and oh, if you want a pic to show with your comment, go get a gravatar ! and Why Google Wave? (1) Real-time Twitter Feed Popular Posts How to write a Check (3540) A Personal Review of Avatar (235) Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study (167) #85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s (151) Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you? No more dorm rooms for me, I’m heading to Taiwan in August! Here are a couple tips: 1. Stop Buying Junk. 2.

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18 Tweetable Twitter Tips for Newbies

Waxing UnLyrical

Use a real photo of yourself for your avatar. (I know, sounds like a d’uh moment, but you’d be surprised). < tweet this > 2. Make sure your avatar is “SFW” (safe for work… and yes, you’d be surprised again). < tweet this > 3. Trying to figure out Twitter back in the day was bad enough; can you imagine what it’s like these days?

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Seven Elements of a LinkedIn Audit to Improve Brand Consistency

Spin Sucks

Your LinkedIn profile photo acts as your avatar across the site, showing up in search results, your connections’ news feed, and any comments you make. By Erika Heald. Whenever I start a new job, one of the ways I get to know my fellow colleagues is to take a tour through their social media networks and complete a LinkedIn audit. LinkedIn Audit: Seven Profile Elements to Review.

How to Use Analytics to Increase Instagram Engagement

Peg Fitzpatrick

Have a clear, fantastic avatar that you use on Instagram as well as Twitter, Google+, Facebook. Keep a solid community in your comments and stay active by doing the following: Delete spammy comments by swiping and remove them. Comments. Likes and comments growth. Do you use analytics to increase Instagram engagement ? How Track your biggest supporters. Have you?

6 Science-Backed Strategies to Get More Followers on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and More

Buffer Social

Dan Zarrella’s research into followers—how factors like conversations, self-reference, and avatars affect follow count —touched on the topic of tone. Drop us a comment below! Still, despite the vanity, there is value in follower count. think the best bit of advice on followers I’ve read is from our co-founder Leo : Quality is key. Here are the Big 10: .

Two Twitter Accounts: Yea or Nay?

Waxing UnLyrical

People engage with you more when you have your face as your avatar rather than an arbitrary picture or logo. 2. Gaining followers is much easier when you have your face as your avatar, and a descriptive Twitter bio. would love to hear about your experiences with two Twitter accounts via a comment below, and whether your non-professional account is anonymous or not.

15 Tips To Optimize Your LinkedIn Initiative

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Plus, you can like, comment, and share posts from your connections. Worse again is using a photograph that looks totally different to your photograph on Facebook or Twitter avatars. This is a guest post by Lior Levin. LinkedIn has enjoyed explosive growth since its debut in 2003. Here’s some of our favorite tips to get the most out of your LinkedIn experience: Be Professional.

Five Ways to Self-Promote

Spin Sucks

First and foremost, get rid of your cheesy avatar and slip into something a bit more comfortable. Share them with us in the comments! We’ve received a variety of reactions to Gini Dietrich ‘s  post on self-promotion. Here is another perspective from guest blogger Kareem Ahmed. Social media is inherently a narcissist’s tool , so we’re all in good company. We rock!”. Thanks!

10 Twitter Tips to Make Friends

Ari Herzog

Blog comments and forum signatures are also an ideal place for linking to your Twitter feed. find that if you provide interesting content on blog and forum comments, people are equally as likely to want to engage with you via your Twitter account too. 7. Choose a good avatar. In a similar vein to your bio, you also need to make sure that your avatar provokes interest.

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The Chick-fil-A PR Crisis

Spin Sucks

Because the comments seemed odd and by someone people on the page hadn’t seen before (and because you can clearly see she’s lying, based on the image you see above), they flagged the comments (talk about self-policing!). What they found is the account had been created only eight hours earlier  and Abby’s avatar is a stock photo of a pretty young redhead.

33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far

Webbiquity SMM

’ Be yourself on social media platforms and reveal your true essence…Show who you are with your avatar and profiles. You will never catch me at a dinner party commenting that, ‘I just pinned the most incredible thing today.’ However, as the posts and articles highlighted below show, plenty of questions remain, such as how much should we budget for social media?

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Another way you can integrate is using your social profile URLs as your website when leaving comments. Reply Kwame June 16, 2010 at 1:49 pm Thanks for the appreciation and comment Zak. If you are AT&T and your avatar was the face of your CEO, you’re doing it wrong. Thanks for following up for me Tamar. I was in slumberland when Anwar left the comment. In 2008.)

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools


Unique features like avatar mouse-overs that give more details about that user’s relevant tweets make Twazzup a surprisingly powerful and valuable social media monitoring tool. link] uberVU – social comments Social comments and analytics for this post… This post was mentioned on Twitter by BeatrizMPP: 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools [link]. Wide reach.

How To Be Seen Everywhere

Absolute PA

I’ve been talking (and reading) a lot lately about the importance of including a profile photo (officially known as an avatar) on your social media profiles. It includes everywhere else you are on the web too, including your blog comments. And if you’re asking yourself: ‘WHY would I want to comment on blogs?’ Having to add your profile pic with every comment.

12 (of the) Best WordPress Guides and Plugin Reviews of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

” This brilliant article delves into the technological, economic, cultural and environmental factors behind the success of WordPress, and inspired more than 70 comments. 33 WordPress Plugins To Power Up Your Comment Section by 1stwebdesigner. Cost and ease of use are certainly factors, but one of the important reasons is its extensibility through plugins. How did WordPress win?

Color Clash: Pink or Purple?

Waxing UnLyrical

October 25th, 2010 Tweet A couple of weeks ago, I noticed my friend Kim Wells was sporting a purple ribbon on her Twitter avatar. Get Shareaholic test Filed under Communication , Marketing , Philanthropy , Public Relations | Tags: breast cancer awareness , cause marketing , domestic violence awareness , kim wells , liz scherer , pink , purple | Comments (6) Site settings comment help?

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #290

Twist Image

But far more depressing than this realization is the thought that modern epics -- Star Wars, Avatar , Lord of the Rings  -- say something horribly bleak about our society, and what we think lies beyond." Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter, Facebook, in the comments below or wherever you play. avatar. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another:  . Alistair for Hugh). Know what is good for your brain? Subversion.

How to Stop Google from Using Your Photo in Ads

Bill Hartzer

What’s important to know, in short, is that: - If you use Google to post a review, +1 a business page or make a comment, Google has the right to use that information as a “endorsement” of a business. They can use your photo (avatar) or your name in an advertisement for that business. Google is updating their Terms of Service on November 11, 2013. October 11, 2013.

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here are some tips you can apply to your Facebook marketing strategy that will put your Facebook Page leaps and bounds ahead of the competition: Maximize Your Avatar Visibility Profile pictures on Facebook can have a maximum size of 200×600 pixels. If you have a Facebook Page to volunteer, just hop on over to the comments and share your favorite page. Marketers love Facebook.

11 Tips To Thrive on Twitter | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Leaving the default avatar in place is the kiss of death in terms of getting people to follow you. When you see something of interest, reply with a comment or opinion about their tweet (by clicking the arrow to the right of their tweet). Lots of great tips in the comments, too!). I’m sure I haven’t covered everything, but it is a start. This is important. Take care.

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The Ultimate Twitter Profile Cheat Sheet

Shift Digital

Use a square photo as Twitter avatars are 73 x 73 pixels in dimension. Should you need any help at all, please let me know in the comments and I’ll be happy to help! Did you know 11 Twitter accounts are created every second? That’s over 1 million accounts per month.  My last post was about the ultimate LinkedIn cheat sheet. Don’t worry, this won’t hurt a bit!

Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you?

Taylor Marek

Comment below. and oh, if you want a pic to show with your comment, go get a gravatar ! and Why Google Wave? (1) How to write a Check (1) Real-time Twitter Feed Popular Posts How to write a Check (3541) A Personal Review of Avatar (235) Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study (167) #85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s (151) Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you? Entrepreneurs can’t adjust to what society dictates, employees flow right along with the mainstream. Which one are you?

Chances Are You’ve Met Less Than 5% of the People in Your Social Network

Direct Marketing Observations

But what does that connection consist of.  It’s being familiar with an avatar, a name, a nickname,  and a location. It’s engaging in some Twitter banter, dropping a blog comment, and maybe having some extended conversations either via Twitter, IM or email. Jay Baer calls it false intimacy. Does it matter that I have not met them? Absolutely not. adj. 1.  Mathematics. a.