HOW TO: Properly Use Badges to Engage Customers
AUGUST 20, 2011
INFOGRAPHIC] 44 HP Tablet: How to Find a Deeply Discounted HP TouchPad 26 HOW TO: Properly Use Badges To Engage Customers August 19, 2011 by Gabe Zichermann 14 Share on Tumblr email share Share on Tumblr email share Gabe Zichermann is the chair of the upcoming Gamification Summit NYC (9/15-16, 2011), where industry leaders will gather to share knowledge and insight. “Badges?
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.
Four Ways to Fight Content Thieves
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
Tools such as Yoast (a WordPress plugin), FeedBlitz (an RSS feed and email subscription service), and Genesis (a WordPress theme) automatically create that sentence for you so it appears any time someone scrapes your content. RSS footer. When you use FeedBlitz or other software for your RSS feeds, it allows you to get creative with what appears in your footer. Every day. Sorry.”
Are Blog Subscribers the Only Success Metric?
OCTOBER 4, 2012
Applying for ranking with the Ad Age Power 150 to get that awesome badge in the sidebar of your blog. Migrating from freebie to Feedblitz (or other RSS publishing options). Today’s guest post is by Jayme Soulati . If your blog was ranked (how does that even happen?) and suddenly had a ton of subscribers, would that change your outlook on blogging? Didn’t think so.
Link Building Tactics for Publishers
MAY 14, 2013
mail newsletters and RSS feeds. RSS feeds are another good opportunity, both for content discovery and because users sometimes utilize them to power link modules on a blog or other site, in which case they become a direct source of links. So maintain a decent selection of feeds and don’t let the impending shutdown of Google Reader move you away from RSS. Link reclamation.
3 Top Challenges Facing the Social Content Curator
JUNE 30, 2016
What’s more, the tool integrates with the top social media dashboard tools in the business – including Buffer, Hootsuite, Sprout Social and Oktopost – so that you can easily set your account to include Start a Fire badges on every URL you post. Post by Adi Englander. Becoming a recognized influencer in your industry takes a lot of effort. This traffic is often referred to as “dark social.”
I Don't Care Where. You. Are. Right. Now. | Almost Savvy
MARCH 31, 2010
If it is worth it to you to tick off a bunch of your online friends to publicly proclaim that you just earned a GymRat badge on Foursquare and you’re comfortable with the privacy issues of announcing where you are at every given moment, then more power to you. If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed ! Right. We need to have a word. Stop it. Your turn.
How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks
APRIL 15, 2013
Pages Badge Application. Insights Badge Application. Ads Badge Application. Kikolani is now using Feedblitz to deliver the latest posts to you via RSS. If you are subscribed through a RSS reader like Feedly - my Google Reader alternative of choice - please click here to subscribe to the new feed link. If so, then you’re in the right place. The reason?
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.
4 Critical Mistakes that Cost me 1000?s of Subscribers, Fans and Followers
FEBRUARY 13, 2012
Focus on RSS Numbers. Like many early stage bloggers, for months I obsessed about seeing the chiclet count on my Feedburner badge hit 1,000, only to find that it wouldn’t do much for me other than inflate my ego. The number of people who subscribe to your blog via RSS is one of the most meaningless metrics because it’s not an accurate representation of who is really reading your blog. I’ve found blogs with 1,000′s of RSS subscribers and virtual no comments. Related Posts How to Keep Your RSS Subscribers. Lack of Landing Pages. Bloggin
7 Best Newsletter Builders for Creating Great Newsletters
MAY 20, 2013
RSS-to-email and blog digest capability. This email manager offers unlimited image hosting, automatically inlines CSS, and doesn’t impose design restrictions or “powered by” badges, allowing you to be as flexible and creative as you want. RSS to email. A/B testing. But sending plain text emails from your Gmail account just doesn’t cut it for businesses. Mailchimp. Spam checker.
On Creativity and Content
JANUARY 26, 2012
If you’re a regular reader (and if you’re not, there’s that lovely RSS button/email subscription box in the right sidebar, hint hint), you’ll remember Erin as the very talented artist who created the Baconator badge for me (thank you, Klout). Before I go any further, today is India’s Republic Day. – for you, courtesy Erin Feldman. cartoons for WUL.
Make Your LinkedIn Profile Work for You | chrisbrogan.com
Buzz Marketing for Technology
SEPTEMBER 30, 2008
Subscribe to the RSS feed and get lots more! HERE STARTS THE BADGES SECTION. When adding new badges, make sure to wrap them in tags. chrisbrogan.com. Covering social media business strategy and personal power. About. Speaking. Rockstars. Subscribe. Newsletters. Make Your LinkedIn Profile Work for You. May 19, 2008. LinkedIn is a professional network built around one’s employment capabilities. It is often referred to (I believe somewhat incorrectly) as an online version of your CV or resume. People who use LinkedIn expertly, like Christopher S. Write to be Read. Tracy.
Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business
JANUARY 26, 2011
Making a leader board, developing badges, or another effort to reward participation with recognition in the community will be an important component of a world-class community. 8. Have an account? Nothing coming to mind immediately? Me neither. Telligent , an enterprise collaboration software company, believes that some day the same answer will immediately occur to both of us. Mobile 2.0
Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both
AUGUST 20, 2011
Join the conversation by adding Mashables Pete Cashmore to your Circles on Google+ Close Welcome to Mashable! Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started! Have an account? Follow Jordan on Twitter at @jkretch. The last five years of web innovation heralded a frenzy of shiny new products that provided people with fresh ways to interact. In theory, other potential readers will find it. Used it?
Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 5, 2012
10 Unorthodox Ideas for Local Citations & Links : If you have a local business and want high rankings, these are some creative ways to move forward to get some nice links: hosting parties at the event, selling products for sale online and offering feeds for the products, integrating badges or writing a guide of local places in Foursquare, and more. And I did. Do an audit to find out.
Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 5, 2011
How I Grew My RSS Subscription Count by 243% (Quick Sprout): Neil Patel offers some really good actionable web design tweaks that brought him an increased number of RSS subscribers. As many of you know, I have an annual tradition of giving back to the community on my birthday, which is why this year is no different. Of course, then, today is my birthday, but it’s a big one.
20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
This includes your traffic, overall audience (include RSS subscribers & social followers), SEO stats, and any other data you wish to share. If you have an important message to get out to your readers, you don’t have to worry about whether they are subscribed to your RSS feed, checking their RSS reader, watching their Twitter stream, or seeing your update on Facebook.
9 Elements of the Perfect Post
SEPTEMBER 12, 2012
Use this area to show off links to your social networks, subscriptions to your RSS feed and email list, and free downloads of white papers, infographics or badges. This guest post is by Ginny Soskey of Shareaholic. perfect blog post is hard to come by. Sometimes the mistakes are small, like a grammatical error, and other times the mistakes are so glaring that you just can’t look away.
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).
100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media | chrisbrogan.com
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
Build RSS outposts on Facebook. Add Flog Blog, and several other RSS tools. There are 60+ rss readers in my blog, I write daily with at least 1 article. Chris, when you discuss making Facebook an “Outpost, are there any other RSS/etc. Andy - blog networks, feedheads, simply rss, to name a few. Thank you. I’ve been looking for a good RSS parser for Facebook for a lone time. In fact, I chose that one over other blog/RSS apps because it had virtually no negative reviews. HERE STARTS THE BADGES SECTION. chrisbrogan.com. About.
11 Reasons Why Prospects Don’t Convert Into Customers
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 26, 2013
If you haven’t yet written a book, the “social proof” (or evidence) surfers seek can come from articles, videos, reports, case studies, testimonials, badges, certifications, press releases, and so on. Just four years ago, my friend Marcus Sheridan discovered the power of content marketing and rescued his nearly bankrupt pool and spa business. It Takes Clicks to Make the Formula Fly. No help.
How to Use Your Blog to Leverage Social Proof and Increase Your Authority
AUGUST 13, 2014
Badges – If you have badges that mention article directories or web directories, these provide no benefit and just serve as a distraction. Total number of followers (including email, RSS and social media). This is a guest contribution from Ad am Connell. Have you ever wanted your readers to take more notice of what you have to say? You’re not alone. But HOW? It’s a win win.
Measuring Social Media ROI & Goal Conversions with Google Analytics 5
AUGUST 4, 2011
twitterfeed.com – Allows users to automatically tweet new RSS feed items to their users. Get Updates Follow us on Twitter Join us on Facebook Subscribe to our RSS feed Get Updates by Email A Big Shiny Badge Free Resources Download our free white papers and reports for some bedtime conversion optimization reading. When someone subscribes to your newsletter. Step 1. Step 2.
Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary
JUNE 30, 2010
Atom and other Web syndication formats like RSS are now used for many purposes, including journalism, marketing, bug-reports, or any other activity involving periodic updates or publications. Users “check-in at venues using a mobile Web site, text messaging, or a device-specific application — they’re then awarded points and sometimes “badges. site (e.g.
The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This
APRIL 25, 2012
Now it’s time to link it all together. A lot has changed from the days when Digg was the only share button people used on their posts and – besides going directly to a website – RSS was the most common way to consume blog content. People can leave comments, and they can subscribe to your updates via RSS. This is an important blog post, because it makes a prediction.
Four Challenges Facing Location-Based Services | Spin Sucks
SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
The challenge for geo-location platform developers is to give the networks value to a geographically diverse audience. 4) Badge exhaustion – I use Foursquare. A lot. So let me be completely candid here: Those early months where I got lots of points and badges for doing things were AWESOME. Secondly, your point about badge exhaustion is one of my many gripes with Foursquare.
7 Tips for Effective Marketing with Twitter
FEBRUARY 18, 2010
The fact that Twitter can be set up to automatically update your followers every time you post a blog entry or that any RSS feed can be re-broadcasted through your Twitter postings, are great examples of Twitter’s strengths. Another great option is the ability to add buttons, badges and widgets to sections of your other sites (articles, pages, etc.) so that visitors are able to “Tweet” it’s contents. Tips for Effective Marketing with Twitter 30 With millions of people connecting through social media, advertisers and marketers are hustling to get in on the action. It was great!
Buzz Marketing for Technology
SEPTEMBER 24, 2008
Week 4-- Aggregators and RSS Feeds. Im going to introduce concepts like tagging and RSS readers to our Education group. RSS View Archives. Work Literacy Badge. Get your own Work Literacy badge for your website or MySpace page. ( Get Code ). Get More Badges. Â© 2008 Created by Michele Martin on Ning. Search. Work Literacy. Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals. Main My Page Members Forum Videos Photos Groups Events. GETTING STARTED. Welcome to Work Literacys Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals. Heres how you can get started in this course. 1. Moreâ?¦. Marco.
Do you lose value by turning off comments on a blog?
The Way of the Web
FEBRUARY 27, 2012
hope for the future: But there also needs to be more resource devoted back to improving the commenting systems available – ideas such as Disqus tools for commenter badges and status levels need to be more widely available to allow for better user moderation. And having commented on Twitter and received some replies from Dave, I wanted to expand on the subject. Buffer
Social Media Predictions for 2010
Social Media Marketing
JANUARY 2, 2010
And StrongMail's Social Influence Benchmark Report shows nearly 37% share by email, with 21% sharing by embedded badges. When you add to this the fact that many in the mainstream still don't know what an RSS feed is or how to use an RSS reader (or that they simply don't use one), it's clear that email subscriptions still rule the roost. Check. Check. Check.
Yet Another SXSW Post (And, No, I Don't Know If You Should Go Next.
MARCH 25, 2010
Keeping up-to-date on which parties are where and when, which are invitation-only, open to anyone with a SXSW badge or open to anyone period, is an exercise unto itself. If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed ! After being asked by countless people what I thought of it and whether they should attend next year, I gave in. Thoughts and Tips for Next Year.
Social Media Chat Tuesday, July 21st
JULY 19, 2010
Marc Meyer and Jason Breed have done an amazing job over the last year plus bringing in some highly respected and social-media-knowledgeable folks like Chris Brogan , Amber Naslund , Beth Harte and Jason Falls. If I name dropped them all, it would actually like correlate to a good portion of my RSS feeds , and the weekly chat is a way to interact and answer some questions real-time.
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.
Social Pros 17 – Maria Ogneva, Yammer
Convince & Convert
MAY 24, 2012
The RSS feed is: [link]. Jim : I’m really surprised that that whole badge stuff really didn’t take off as much. People want to feel satisfied, and I thought the badges really… let me put it to you this way. I don’t think anyone ever implemented it the right way to make it as successful as it could be, so I’m hoping to see that continue. Listen Now.
Meta! Here’s how Storify looks telling the story of Storify
OCTOBER 29, 2010
Microsoft’s vision for a “next-gen newspaper looks like TweetDeck How a blog, a camera, and a court are feeding journalism’s long tail In the Times R&D Lab, the future of news is the future of advertising Badges? We might need some stinkin’ badges! ABOUT ARCHIVES CONTACT SUBSCRIBE TWITTER Meta! How does it work? Conclusion? Megan Garber | Sept.
WEEK 1: Introduction to LinkedIn - Work Literacy
Buzz Marketing for Technology
OCTOBER 6, 2008
You can also add your LinkedIn badge to this forum and/or to your Ning profile page by going to your profile page on LinkedIn and looking for the "Promote my Profile" link. You can also add your badge to your blog, as Paul did. For more detailed instructions on how to find/add your badge, check out Kates post ). heres my attempt at pasting the html badge: Harold Jarche said: ▶ Reply to This. how do i get the badge?? Hi Paul--to get the code for your badge, go to your profile page and scroll down to see "Promote your profile." Work Literacy Badge.