The Next Economy Company
JULY 22, 2016
Last month, Wired founder, author and futurist, Kevin Kelly (please read his incredible new book, The Inevitable - Understanding the 12 technological forces that will shape our future ), published a fascinating read on LinkedIn titled, The internet is still at the beginning of its beginning , that states: "In terms of the internet, nothing has happened yet! avatar. brand. business.
The Other Side Of Privacy
MAY 16, 2011
You don't have to publish pictures of your children and family members. The truth is this: until we have full data portability and until our avatars are our own, legal, possession, we have to assume that nothing we do as our digital selves is private or that the data won't be used in some way. avatar. advertiser advertising avatar businessmodel consumerdata dataportability facebook facebookbeacon google marketer marketing mediacompany mediainitiative onlinedata onlineservice onlinesocialnetwork privacy private sonyStill, we keep botching it. don't. OK, that's harsh.
Social Media Image Sizing Guide [Infographic]
SEPTEMBER 11, 2012
Take just publishing your logo on different social media profiles for example. Consistent branding across your website, print, video, website, and social media accounts is essential in a modern world where consumers are hit with countless advertisements in a single day. Online Advertising Social Media facebook google linkedin pinterest sizing guide social media twitter youtube
An Introduction to Social Media for Business
AUGUST 23, 2016
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? However, social media can benefit businesses of any size. sponsored.
6 Science-Backed Strategies to Get More Followers on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and More
JUNE 12, 2016
Dan Zarrella’s research into followers—how factors like conversations, self-reference, and avatars affect follow count —touched on the topic of tone. This post was originally published in May 2014 and has since been updated with the latest stats and info. Still, despite the vanity, there is value in follower count. Quantity can’t be forgotten. Use hashtags.
Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #48
MAY 21, 2011
Here's Dave Winer , the inventor of RSS and one of the inventors of blogging and podcasting, writing in 1999 about his ideas for the kinds of simple publishing tools that make the world Robert Krulwich describes as 'above possible'." These types of pieces make a strong case for data and avatar portability." It's such a basic and smart idea that it's somewhat shocking how few authors and publishers have tried it. book publishing. publishing. into an anarchic legal space, where arbitrary interests can trump facts and paper swirls out of control.'
Your Definitive Guide to Social Media Image Sizes
Convince & Convert
APRIL 15, 2016
This rule is focused on providing a positive user experience and preventing advertisers from publishing overly promotional or spammy content. Avatar (Profile Photo). Your avatar also may not be featured on your theme (but it will show up as your Tumblr’s favicon on browser tabs). It can be tough to keep track of. Pretty handy, huh? We We thought so, too. Facebook. Twitter.
What is the First Rule of Social Media?
JANUARY 9, 2010
January 9, 2010 by Taylor Marek I asked this question on Twitter: What is your answer? I’ll publish the results in a future blog post for your enjoyment. 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? What youve just read are some insights hes gleaned so far.
The Social Media ProBook
Social Media Marketing
JUNE 29, 2011
And yes, it can now be revealed that the avatar I've been using on Facebook was in fact tied to this project. There's also a Flickr set with everyone's avatar , in case you'd like to see them a little more closely. #ProBook is the brainchild of Joe Chernov and the team at Eloqua and JESS3 - a team I've had the privilege of working with previously on this site. Enter this guide.
Twitter Brand Pages are Pointless
DECEMBER 13, 2011
” I think it comes right after the passage about, “Thou shall pick one avatar and stick to it, or your followers won’t know who you are and will think you’ve died in a horrible llama herding accident.” Today’s guest post is written by Brian Meeks. Twitter introduces brand pages. Some people say it will be a game changer. Those people are idiots. Seriously!
45 Free or Super Cheap Tools for Creating Amazing Visual Content
AUGUST 1, 2013
In an era where over 1 billion consumers worldwide self-publish via social media, big data is among the trends that will shape the future of marketing. Comics and Avatars. This free platform allows users to create cartoon avatars, which can be saved for further use in content marketing. It’s still good, but it lacks the mass appeal. Infographics and Word Clouds. Easely.ly.
Experimenting with Extended Storytelling
AUGUST 19, 2013
Since I am publishing a novel this year, I decided to experiment a little with transmedia. It’ll be fun reprising the role of Jason, and at the same time a challenge. I’m not really sure where the journey will take the character or impact book two (if at all), but in the social interaction era it seems silly to publish a static novel. Jason on Twitter. Timeline of Events.
Is a Great Blog in the Eyes of the Beholder?
JUNE 7, 2016
you are a publisher with your site) and. It’s part of your publishing house and a content hub. Forget personas and avatars and identifying your target market to the most miniscule detail and just find an audience. If you’re anything like me, you’ve put tons of heart (time and work) in your quest to create a great blog to showcase your work or business. Period.
The magical power of great writing and insight
The Way of the Web
JANUARY 24, 2011
Again, not necessarily something that was inconceivable in the 50s, but something that is hitting us now with the likes of Avatar, or the massive leaps in videogame cinematics over the last 10-20 years. Blogging Digital Publishing Uncategorized Writing books culture futurology great content great writing predicting the futureThere was little work left of a routine, mechanical nature.
20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools
APRIL 26, 2010
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. By establishing a presence on the social Web, you can gain virtually unlimited exposure to your target audience without incurring the higher costs associated with traditional marketing campaigns. Wide reach.
8 Tactics I Used To Get My First 1,000 Email Subscribers
JULY 28, 2015
Once you publish your post send out a friendly email to each person you mentioned within your article just to let them know you referenced them. After you publish your blog post make sure that you follow the people you’ve mentioned in the post, add this to the end of the post. Use Your Picture as the avatar. So you keep searching Google. You know advice like…. Technorati.
Klout: A Call To Inaction
NOVEMBER 8, 2011
We wizards of Twitter , don’t just interact with the tiny little avatars, we get to know them. When the economy went south, he turned to social media and does this to feed and clothe himself. In his free time, he does… well… social media… and publishes the Extremely Average. He can be reached on Twitter or by carrier pigeon at the house with the big tree out front. digress.
How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
DECEMBER 1, 2009
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. have a couple set up for books that I work for the publishing company. Scroll down to the end of the post for details on how to win.
The Devolving Civility Situation
APRIL 22, 2013
want to personally thank Guy for his latest book, APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur , a very useful text for authors. Says Jay critically, “Why go through the emotional toil of calling someone out face-to-face when we can hide behind our avatars and mobile devices?” That should not be a surprise, people who exist online interact in real life. So why bother? Respect.
The Top 10 Lessons I Have Learned In My First Blogging Year
MARCH 24, 2011
When I started to blog and Tweet I did so as ‘The Top 10 Blog’ I soon found that others respond to you much more if you show them that you are a real person, even if that means making a fool of yourself occasionally. (If you have seen the Twitter Singups you will understand what I mean)The same principle applies with your Avatar, I stayed with the blog logo on Twitter, Facebook and Disqus for far too long and I was nervous about showing my face to the world! Tony Hastings is the man behind the Top 10 Blog. How I wish I had got on with it sooner. Nobody loves me!
Supercharge WordPress: A Little Known Way to Increase Pageviews & Conversions
AUGUST 16, 2012
For blog posts with just a few comments the additional load isn’t too bad, but when you get a lot like me, showing avatars next to comment dramatically slows the loading time of a page. This cache plugin essentially ‘saves’ a users avatar on your server, in cache, so that you aren’t constantly requesting the images from the Gravatar servers when comment pages load.
Micro Persuasion: Three Little Tips for Capturing Info Bits Quickly
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 23, 2008
Lifestream Feed (Includes all the places I publish online.). Avatar Marketing. Micro Persuasion. Steve Rubel explores the impact of digital trends on business, culture, media and marketing. « Measure Traffic with the Google Web Site Trends Bookmarklet | Main. links for 2008-06-22 » Saturday, June 21, 2008. Three Little Tips for Capturing Info Bits Quickly. Its invaluable.
Book Excerpt: The Death of Facebook
JULY 23, 2011
Bandwidth and technology permitting, how about Third Life, a better version of Second Life’s would-be virtual-avatar-based world, where interaction would occur in a computer-generated 3-D environment? The source material for this section of the Fifth Estate was originally published on this blog under the same title. But everyone always asks, “What’s next?”. Ice cream? Salad?
Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary
JUNE 30, 2010
Avatar : An Avatar is an image or username that represents a person online within forums and social networks. Blogger : Blogger is a free blogging platform owned by Google that allows individuals and companies to host and publish a blog. Web feeds benefit publishers by letting them syndicate content automatically. It allows users to host and publish their own blogs.
Why the Blue Key Campaign is Turning Me Blue
JUNE 1, 2011
In fact, you’ll hear me talk more about the campaign on the webinar I’m doing tomorrow for Marketwire/HubSpot … and until June 20, at least, my avatars everywhere will be blue. For those of you who are regular WUL readers, you’ll know that I don’t write too often about clients. But after a lot of thought, and validation from Gini Dietrich , I decided I would.
How Are You?
MARCH 20, 2012
So when we meet in 3D, as it were, we aren’t completely overwhelmed by the real human being behind the avatar. would really like to know, because this is how I get to know you better (and heaven knows you put up with everything I publish here on WUL!). When I first moved to the U.S. ” Thrown out in a breezy, casual way, almost like a frisbee tossed across Golden Gate Park.
Are You a Productive Reader? - Stepcase Lifehack
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JULY 24, 2008
Nowadays, it’s easy to find authors on the web, who often post new material expanding or correcting their work after it’s published. Get your own Avatars at Gravatars. Name (required): Mail (will not be published) (required): Website: Comment: Latest. ABOUT. HOWTO. FORUMS. ADVERTISE. ARCHIVES. PODCAST. WRITERS. CONTRIBUTE. TEMPLATES. CONTACT. SEARCH. ALL POSTS.
$100,000 in One Week, a Viral Nova Follow-Up
FEBRUARY 17, 2014
Pageviews wise, it was the most popular I’ve published this year but more surprising was how many emails and comments the topic received. At times many of them share and dissect Youtube videos but those can be embedded on any site anyway; publishers can turn that off in Youtube settings if they don’t want the video shared. After all, you did ask for it. He’s right.
Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Videos from Australia
FEBRUARY 11, 2011
Fair royalty rates for ebooks – if you are producing an ebook, where do you weigh in on the publisher’s royalty rates? things Avatar taught me about self-improvement – some self-improvement tricks that you can learn from Avatar. 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 plus some videos from my trip to Australia on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing. Making Money Online / Online Business. Personal Development / Productivity.
February’s Featured Resource: Amplify.com
FEBRUARY 17, 2010
Publishing: Use Amplify to create and publish & share original content too. Branding: You can easily set up your own profile on Amplify, which includes your avatar, profile bio, a description of your Amplog (an Amplog is your collection of posts and articles that you’ve chosen to Amplify), contributors to the Amplog, and more. Unique Social Community. the Amplify community.
2014 Reboot: Get Ready for the New Year With a Blog Overhaul
DECEMBER 29, 2013
You press “publish” and bask in retweets, praise, and a flood of comments. Darren publishes daily. Somebody on the collective ProBlogger team publishes daily. Sure, publishing more frequently drives more traffic, but also yields disappointed readers who are trying to digest your traffic-driven rubbish. Look how professional you are. Well done. It lacks moxy.
Does Online Anonymity Have a Price?
DECEMBER 21, 2010
Considering The Atlantic Monthly recently profiled couples who met on Yelp (which allows personal information to be shared on mini profiles) and countless stories have been published about people who met on Twitter, wouldn’t match.com want to ease the transition from stranger to lover? How Avatars Changed Online. How nice of Match to want to protect my anonymity, but what if I don’t want to be anonymous? What if I want to share my Google Voice phone number? What if I want to share my email address? Are those two sites any less set up for potential dating than Match?
Social Media "Pioneers" Tell Why
Diva Marketing Blog
AUGUST 1, 2013
Ochman, Whats Next - I had been publishing a print newsletter called What''s Next and then moved it online to my website as a weekly. It never found a publisher, nor did I sense a groundswell of interest that would have made me willing to take the risk to self-publish. . We came, we saw, we kicked its ass. Ghostbusters. Just One Crowd Sources Question. Some of the Whys.
Writing a Book
JUNE 14, 2009
It has been on my mind a while, on and off since last year (2008). I’m not going to self-publish it, I plan on getting it to a publisher and go the more traditional route of writing and publishing a book. 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?
Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
If you want to share or publish one of the filtered feeds, run it though FeedBurner to obfuscate any Google or Yahoo account info. Lifestream Feed (Includes all the places I publish online.). Avatar Marketing. Micro Persuasion. Steve Rubel explores the impact of digital trends on business, culture, media and marketing. « links for 2007-12-29 | Main. However, theres more.
What has Social Media Network done to us
Social Media Network Marketing
JUNE 10, 2010
online societies you can be an astronaut, a doctor and many other avatars. No need for anything just register and select your avatar and hen go about daily activities online and get caught up in this too. Unported License. Based on a work at pervarakapadiaatmoney.blogspot.com. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at [link]. Social Media Ne. In web 2.0
50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)
OCTOBER 5, 2010
David McClellan presents an outstanding to optimizing all of the elements of your Twitter profile (name, bio, avatar, URL and feed) for search. Free Tools that Publish Blog Updates to Twitter by Freesourcing Blog. Mini-reviews of that use RSS to automatically publish blog posts to your social networking sites inclding Dlvr.it and RSS2Twitter. Which tools are most helpful?