How badges help news websites build community, make money | Poynter.
JULY 28, 2011
Just like the military uses badges to display rank, and scouts use them to honor accomplishments, a news site or mobile app can award digital badges to users who complete tasks or reach certain levels of engagement. The Huffington Post offers badges for connecting with other users, moderating comments and other useful behaviors. But I think it’s worth it. Community building.
Creating Google Plus Business Pages
NOVEMBER 7, 2011
The online social media magazine Social Media Examiner didn’t waste any time creating a page, and neither did most of the regular users of Google Plus. Once you leave this page, just click “Get Started” under your avatar and you’ll find a place to create a custom badge for your website as well as some good advice from Google about making the most of your page.
Dr. Houzz Reveals a Widget-Flawed Google Algorithm
APRIL 7, 2014
The Norton badge works totally fine (it is a pop-up with security information like most privacy badges) so there’s really no need for the link. There’s no badge attached, just the text “About SSL certificates” The exact phrase that Godaddy were using for a lot of their links. (I would guess that Keurig have no idea about this). magazine (and using Inc.
Foursquare and The New York Times Archive Would Be a Great Match
FEBRUARY 9, 2010
Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Foursquare and The New York Times Archive Would Be a Great Match by Adam Sherk on February 9, 2010 Now that Foursquare is all the rage (or the bane of existence if you don’t like all those check-in and badge tweets invading your Twitter stream) news sites are looking at how best to leverage location-based social networks.
Prepare Your Website for Geolocation with WordPress
FEBRUARY 14, 2011
If you feel overwhelmed by people battling for mayorships or checking in to earn badges, not to worry – we will walk you through the basics of using geolocation on your website or blog and how to prepare your business for the new service! Check out some curated lists for the best green WordPress themes , best nonprofit themes , and free magazine WordPress themes. How it Works.
Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 5, 2011
Top 10 PPC Campaign Mistakes (ClickZ): Kevin Lee’s reprint from SES Magazine covers frequent mistakes done in PPC mostly by those just starting out in pay-per-click account management. The Ultimate Guide to A/B Testing (Smashing Magazine): Two versions of a website: what performs better? Of course, then, today is my birthday, but it’s a big one. Today, I turn 30. Enjoy!
2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Women
Blue Focus Marketing
MAY 8, 2011
Jenara is an Asia-based filmmaker, organic farmer, and freelance journalist for Fast Company magazine and CNNGo, as well as a Harvard and Berkeley grad. Ellen writes for Fast Company magazine and helps run the 30 Second MBA site. Award recipients who wish to display the #Nifty50 badge on their own site may do so by clicking here. What is it? Jennifer Aaker – @aaker.
Why Aren’t You Promoting Your Social Profiles? 10 Ways to Make it Happen
Social Media Citizens
APRIL 23, 2011
Plus, as you update your social networks, it reflects on your blog/website badge which not only makes you look up to date, but it provides your website/blog with fresh content on a consistent basis. 4. While it may sound odd, cross marketing is an essential part of a successful social media marketing strategy (as well as a successful marketing strategy).
How To Get Celebrities To Tweet You
FEBRUARY 4, 2010
Most Twitter users usually know to look for the Verified Account badge in the profile information of someone’s Twitter page. You should also make sure the badge is clickable because sneaky fakers have gotten clever and made the background image on their Twitter profile include that Verified badge image but the badge isn’t clickable. often Tweet a lot. Thanks!
2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men
Blue Focus Marketing
MAY 23, 2011
Contributor to the Social Media Marketing Magazine – B2B Column. Speaker at TEDx and is regularly quoted in publications and news media, including Marketing Magazine, Canadian Marketing Association, Philadelphia Inquirer, Fast Company and City News Toronto. In addition, Eric writes a column for SMM Magazine, and contributes as part of the “Crew at The Social CMO Blog.
Repositioning Through Social Media: The Conan O’Brien-Case
OCTOBER 29, 2010
Throughout his time at Harvard, O’Brien wrote for the humor magazine, Harvard Lampoon. Tweet If you are a frequent reader of this blog you might have noticed that this isn’t the first time the American talk show host, Conan O’Brien, has found his way to these pages. He then went on to Harvard University earning a degree in history and literature. So what exactly has he done?
Top 10 Public Relations Blunders for 2012
DECEMBER 17, 2012
The confluence of these issues was too much to bear for many Americans: parents pulled their boys out of scouting, corporations such as United Parcel Service withheld donations and adult Eagle Scouts returned their badges. I always look forward to the end of the year. Every year Fineman PR puts out their list of the top public relations blunders. I’ve posted this for the past few years.
The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This
APRIL 25, 2012
The magazine industry is crumbling. There have been over 140 million comments left on the Huffington Post, and they’ve taken advantage of that by totally overwriting their comment system, creating badges for specific types of users and implementing advanced, automated spam checking controls. This is an important blog post, because it makes a prediction. They really don’t.
Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers
NOVEMBER 29, 2010
She has written for major sites like Mashable and Smashing Magazine as well as published the book Internet Famous: A Practical Guide to Becoming an Online Celebrity. Lisa is a publisher of an online fitness magazine, fitness blogger for AOL, and happy almost always. And it’s no surprise they notice. Little List Analysis. Who Are These Women. Enjoy! Adria Richards. Alexa Samuels.
How to Systematically Build a Mountain of Links
FEBRUARY 13, 2012
Distilled’s SEO Guide to Creating Viral Linkbait and Infographics and Smashing Magazine ’s The Death of the Boring Blog Post are also linkable assets. Guides: The guides that I mention above by Distilled and Smashing Magazine provide evergreen content in the form of “how-to” guides. Creating a badge for accomplishing some sort of task is another great example of linkable asset that is spread by embedding the code. For instance, once you “finish” Distilled’s link bait guide, you can grab a badge that shows off your new knowledge: Monitoring your linkable asset.
Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 5, 2010
Like last year, if your article is highlighted in this comprehensive post, there’s a badge for you to proudly celebrate this achievement on your site. How to Integrate Social Media into Product Marketing (Social Computing Magazine): This is a nice detailed guide on how you can market products via social media. And like last year, I have a gift for you. Here’s 2007. Do you?
mizz information: List of Nonprofit Social Media and Community Managers
FEBRUARY 2, 2010
skip to main | skip to sidebar mizz information Monday, February 1, 2010 List of Nonprofit Social Media and Community Managers Every time I see Jeremiah Owyangs list of corporate social media strategists and community managers I wonder when hell do a similar list for companies with fewer than 1,000 employees--or nonprofits, for that matter. Im realizing he has his hands full trying to keep up with the list of enterprise social media types since the market for these jobs seems to be exploding, so I may as well just start my own list for nonprofits.
78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)
AUGUST 16, 2010
Oli Gardner reveals key tactics for converting social media followers into buyers, from using a landing page with a clear call to action and offering “social proof through badges and widgets to optimizing post-conversion opportunities. Managing Your Reputation Online: 5 Essential Tools by CIO Magazine. With the amount of helpful content about social media marketing growing faster than Facebook’s user base or Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances, it’s tough to keep up. Social Media Marketing Tips, Tactics and Guides. by Kuno Creative. It’s a fad. s, 50?s,
Freemium Revenues: Social Media Business Podcast
NOVEMBER 22, 2009
Wired offers the magazine for free online yet 800,000 pay $1 a month for subscriptions. And 9,000 buy the magazine at newsagencies. Offer additional services at a premium but don’t annoy the member – make it a nice-to-have, or a way of showing value, or a Badge of Honour (for ProAms professional amateurs). And what is free stuff anyway – marketing? Too weird.
Blog Design for ROI Rule #3: Shower Attention and Appreciation On Your Community
DECEMBER 3, 2012
Awards, badges, and recognition. Since you want to encourage high quality participation, as well as helping people understand why they should visit a particular member’s profile page instead of clicking elsewhere, give your members titles (or “badges”) and display these alongside members’ profiles. The skeptics amongst you may ask, “What are the benefits?”
The Slippery Slope of Association Blogger Outreach
OCTOBER 6, 2010
Share Posted by Maggie at 10:20 PM | Older Post Home Subscribe to: Comment Feed (RSS) Subscribe via email Subscribe in a reader Get this badge. skip to main | skip to sidebar mizz information Tuesday, October 5, 2010 The Slippery Slope of Association Blogger Outreach Its not often that two of my favorite things to blog about happen to intersect but today youre in luck. Score. Is that fair?
The Creative Plateau and Content Curation
OCTOBER 12, 2010
Musing About QR Codes
DECEMBER 6, 2011
And unlike the Microsoft Tags which I’m also seeing in magazines, QR technology is free for anyone to use. I’m especially excited how Manor, Texas is using QR codes to promote government communication. bought several eye-catching customized conference badges for $2.50 a piece. Hold your smartphone up to this image and, if you have Google Goggles or another barcode-reading application active, you can scan this and be shown information about me. I see QR codes everywhere these days, from newspaper classified advertisements to restaurant menus to retail storefront doors.
Unlocking the value of Foursquare « The Cube
JANUARY 28, 2010
You can earn points and unlock badges as you discover new things. There is a competitive edge to it (the more you check in at locations, the more points and badges you win – there’s even a leaderboard), however I believe the true value is in the word of mouth opportunities they offer. Foursquare is the clear favourite for me so I will focus more on that here. For me they bridge the gap between the online and offline world, something key in connecting brands with consumers and something that’s missing in current social media marketing activities. Well done so far.
Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2008: Social Media, SEO, and More " techipedia | tamar weinberg
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 14, 2009
New for 2008: If your article is highlighted in this comprehensive post, we have badges for you! SEO Mastermind Aaron Wall Brings Bad News : In an interview with Entrepreneur magazine, Aaron Wall talks about all things SEO. Thanks again to the Portland Web Design company for their awesome badges (and to Jill for the idea). Let me know how I did in the comments. Nuff said.
Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, November Discounts & Life on Facebook
NOVEMBER 12, 2010
How to get your community to build links for you – ways to motivate your community to link to you with badges, leaderboards, and more. 21 of the best magazine style WordPress themes. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, a great discount code for November, and life on Facebook on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing. What benefist do you get from blogging networks ? Facebook. Twitter.
Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
Mostly, this is just trying to stay abreast of what is going on. I do this normally by skimming lots of magazines, newsgroups and blogs. Now, Im assuming that we will be disciplined enough during our use cases to roughly do the following: Articles in Print Magazines - No matter how you do it (I personally rip out the articles as I read), get the article in front of the computer.
Cyberbullying and blogs – a case study Mumbrella
APRIL 9, 2010
NOTE: for overseas readers, Tim Burrowes is a journalist, ex-editor of B&T magazine and others I guess and now a blogger. Stil appears to be wearing the name badge of Dr Mumbo’s other favourite blogger, Laurel Papworth. What is a cyberbully? Can adults really be bullied by pixels? Surely it’s a case of sticks and stones? Or should we speak up? That is not cyberbullying.
cybersoc.com: 3 types of blog: closed, conduit and participant in the conversation
Buzz Marketing for Technology
OCTOBER 14, 2008
Renjith on Cybersociology Magazine - relaunch? Neo Magazine (Argentina, 04/05). This is a Flickr badge showing public photos from robinhamman. Make your own badge here. trendy site badges. cybersoc.com. subscribe. what is this? search cybersoc. Categories. academic studies. activism. b4b2007. blogging. blogging techniques. citizen journalism. conferences/events. Current Affairs. cybersex. Data Protection Act. digital television. headshift. internet libel. journalism. leweb3. location based services. mmr2007. mobile. Music. netvocates. newspapers. nmkforum2007.
How I Achieved Blogging Success In 30 Days
JANUARY 4, 2011
Tia’s Note: This is a PERFECT combination of blog promotion tactics to see results rather quickly. Use them! Thanks, Wayne! When the doors to a new blog are opened, usually you don’t have a bunch of people waiting outside to run in. Well, this is exactly what appears to have happened with my blog. Hopefully bloggers new and old will be able to take something away from this. Great.
Social Media 2008: The End of the Beginning or the Beginning of the End?
FEBRUARY 10, 2009
Marketing Profs, The Huffington Post, even the old-line business magazines like Forbes and BusinessWeek, discovered that most bloggers were willing to produce good content for free as long they could write about what they wanted to write about, reach a bigger audience and build their personal and professional brand. Blogging was way cowboy cool. The cowboys grew restless.