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  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2012
    [Blog] A Scientific Approach to Writing Page Titles
    We all know how important page titles are for SEO and just the general success of our blogs and websites, don’t we? By the very nature of blogging you will be writing more posts soon, so there really isn’t any need to cram in more than one key phrase. Also, make sure your phrase makes sense for a blog. better phrase might be “how to buy an electric shower”—that’s a much better fit for a blog. Hopefully at least a few of the results will be blog posts. Is this a sign that Google doesn’t think a blog is the right sort of site for this phrase?
  • SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2013
    [Blog] This Week in Social Media – 7/31/2013
    Facebook has introduced embedded posts - a plugin that allows users to easily add public posts from Facebook to a blog or website, from which other users can like, comment on or share it directly from the website. Legal / HR Two gems from the world of HR and social media, reminding us that if we have jobs that put us in the public light, we need to use some common sense: A reporter was fired from her job at WAAY in Alabama for a blog post in which she revealed a little too much about her techniques, thoughts and ethics. These are those links. China is the top maker of iOS devices.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2010
    [Blog] Managing An Online Community | Spin Sucks
    That’s all fine and good, but it’s not going to keep me coming back to your blog again and again. Daniel Hindin is community manager at Spin Sucks as well as a student in the Master’s in Integrated Marketing Communications program at Northwestern University’s Medill School, where he’s managing director of the program’s student-run blog, Vitamin IMC. Content As Conversation On Your Business Blog Have something to add? Paige Worthy Reply: July 7th, 2010 at 1:36 pm I will expert the heck out of this blog any time you’d like, Dan. This is my favorite blog.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013
    [Blog] Three Reasons Why Executives Should Tweet For Themselves
    once blogged for a CEO because he said he didn’t have time for social media. While I successfully built the company’s blog and social media channels from scratch, those marketing channels went mute after I left the company. While I successfully built the company’s blog and social media channels from scratch, those marketing channels went mute after I left the company. 'This is a guest post from Megan Jasin. . few weeks ago I read an article that stated “ less than two percent of Fortune 500 CEOs tweet themselves.” So why isn’t the C-suite jumping into social media?
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2011
    [Blog] Social Capital: Earning It, Spending It, and My Thanks
    Sometimes it’s as simple as tweeting a blog post and hoping we’ve earned enough of people’s interest that they’ll read it. We often talk about trust, reputation, and the like as some of the elements that comprise “social capital&#. We use the currency analogy because credibility and authority are earned, as are things like favors or business referrals and connections. And when you want to accomplish something using the social capital you’ve accrued, you have to spend some of it. In order for a book to be a success, people need to buy it and read it.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2011
    [Blog] Social Media, Pretend Friends, and the Lie of False Intimacy
    analyzed my Top 6 blog posts for 2011 by total page views, and am re-running them this week as a “greatest hits” compilation. The number of “inboxes” we possess is staggering : Email (3 accounts for me), public Twitter, Twitter DM, public Facebook, Facebook messages, Facebook chat, Linkedin messages, public Google +, Google + messages, blog comments, Skype, text messages, Instagram, phone, voice mail, and several topically or geographically specific forums, groups and social networks. (Happy Holidays. This is #5. R.I.P. Trey – Jay). Mark W.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2013
    [Blog] Creative ways to drive website traffic
    Blog comments. The easiest way to do this is comment on blogs they create. Blog commenting when done right improves the ability of other people to make site visits. More so, blog commenting in a niche or target market also gives you access to other users who may be interested in what you have to offer and hence visit your website. Sharing ideas, new perspectives and ways to do things with your blog will help you get the right attention and should be top on your list as far as generating relevant traffic to your website is concerned. Reward the visitors.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012
    [Blog] The Key to Online Success
    That means staying with the blog you start, showing up on social media when you have something to say and taking steps every day to expand the size, reach and value of your message and online properties. WordPress didn’t exist then, and neither did blogging. ve been blogging seriously at So Much More Life since December 2009, and people come there every day to read about simple, deliberate living. couple of people have even been impressed enough with my writing at So Much More Life that they now pay me to write their blog posts for them. Photo by manicmorff. Are you?
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2011
    [Blog] Strategy Lessons: The Water Book
    This blog series looks at each of the Five Rings (chapters), and discusses how some of the phrases apply to the modern communications market. From its very visible Facebook, Twitter and blog efforts to its grassroots fundraising platform, email efforts, and experimental marketing via platforms like Gowalla, LIVESTRONG consistently directly engages its community with great successes. Consider how Apple successfully uses blogs to leak information, media to report on blogs and vice versa. 1) Read the Tea Leaves. Image by Steve Depolo. Musashi. Image by Stewart Dawson.
  • SOSHABLE  |  MONDAY, JULY 15, 2013
    [Blog] Instagram Makes Sharing Easier
    Original post on Wikimotive’s blog. 'Instagram is a great way to take interesting pictures for your business, and we’ve covered it’s usefulness before. That utility has only grown in recent weeks with the introduction of short videos to the app. Now, you can take pictures and videos and apply stylish filters all within the same program. There has always been a problem with the social network though, it’s been difficult to share the pictures and videos you take. Lets take a look at how to do it. Now, you can easily embed your photos and videos from Instagram.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2015
    [Blog] Gin and Topics: We Await the Spin Sucks Intern
    If you’re participating in the Spin Sucks scavenger hunt, the first two clues are on Corina Manea’s and on Martin’s blogs. 'By Gini Dietrich. Well, birthday week is over for Lindsay Bell , Martin Waxman , and me. We are waiting to hear when the Spin Sucks intern (aka Eleanor Pierce’s baby) makes her first appearance in the world. Hopefully sometime today! We’ve already texted and Facebook messaged her 100 times…and it’s only 6:24 a.m. She’s being super nice and not saying, “YOU GUYS! will let you know!” Harvey and Harmony.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2014
    [Blog] The Power of “TK” in Content Writing (and How it Can Help You)
    'Sometimes blogging is just slooooww… If you’ve ever been struggling (painfully) to write a couple of paragraphs that would make sense , only to find yourself with 400 words after two hours of effort then you know what I mean. … Some examples: (1) “There are tons of people who TK at blogging because they took too much TK upon themselves.” Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. … There can be many reasons why this is possibly your reality at the moment. Maybe it’s just not your day. Maybe you have some kind of a. by getting hung up.
  • WISDOM LONDON  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2011
    [Blog] Ever wondered about…Usability Testing?
    Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Blog at WordPress.com. Wisdom London Creative Communications is our world… « Ever Wondered About… Pummelvision? Ever wondered about…Social Commerce? » Ever wondered about…Usability Testing? guest post by Lucy Payne What is it? It’s basically the testing of digital objects like websites, widgets or apps to help designers bring their products to life. This kind of testing focuses on the relationship between the object and the end user, to make sure that the object is: Learnable, meaning it’s easy to use or learn to use.
  • ONE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  THURSDAY, JULY 1, 2010
    [Blog] How to Use Social Media for Crisis Management
    Home | About OSM | Why Social Media | Services | Client Speak | Blog | Contact Copyright © 2010 onesocialmedia, All Rights Reserved Start a chat | CMS Login « The Three Primary Goals for Using Social Media to Leverage Your Business 3 Ways to Properly Use Social Media in Your Business » How to Use Social Media for Crisis Management Social media is not just for maintaining a healthy relationship with your customers/ clients. If used properly, social networks can also be used to inform your employees on time about any emergency situation. Canadian Health&Care.No
  • ONE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  MONDAY, JULY 19, 2010
    [Blog] 5 Careers That Can Benefit From Twitter
    What started as a curious 140-character micro-blogging platform for letting your friends know what you are up to (well, it still remains pretty much that, but with newer features and tremendous possibilities hitherto unrealized), has now evolved into a powerful and all-pervasive marketing tool. Twitter: The next career builder for you? With 190 million visitors per month and 65 million Tweets a day (Source: Twitter COO Dick Costolo via TechCrunch ) , Twitter has become both inevitable and indispensible for making your voice heard all over the Internet. And who do they rely on?
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 2010
    [Blog] Global Web Index
    You can also subscribe to the blog to ensure you receive the latest posts. « Previous Post Next Post » [link] Tweets that mention Global Web Index | Jeff Esposito’s Blog — Topsy.com [.] blog comments powered by Disqus Stay connected Recent Posts Can influence be bought? Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Global Web Index Written on July 14, 2010 by Espo in social media I saw this yesterday on Scott Monty ‘s site and was blown away at the levels of information that were at our fingertips. Enjoy this post?
  • PAMORAMA  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2010
    [Blog] Strategy Before Tactics: The Basics of Social Media
    pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Strategy Before Tactics: The Basics of Social Media by Pam Dyer on January 21, 2010 Share Many marketers are planning to incorporate social media into their mix this year. Tim Ho , an avid blogger and digital strategist at Ogilvy PR, has assembled a set of insights for people who are new to social media. Before you take the social-media plunge, look at the slides below. As always, tactics follow strategy — a frequently overlooked fact that leads to poor results. 6 Common Mistake: Tactics before Strategy.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2012
    [Blog] The Ultimate News Resource Guide to Social Marketing: 55 Top Marketing, Technology and Social Media News, Analysis and Trends Resources
    Brian Solis’ Blog @briansolis. Chris Brogan’s Blog @chrisbrogan. Darwin Awareness Engine Blog @darwineco. As we embark on 2012, the team at Awareness, Inc. consulted with the best and the brightest in marketing, strategy, technology, business and social media to help us identify the top news, analysis and trends resources for social marketing and social technology.  Our industry is among the most dynamic, with many voices reporting, analyzing and advising on social technology, social media developments, successes, and best practices. AgencySpy @agencyspy. Awareness, Inc.
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  FRIDAY, MAY 21, 2010
    [Blog] 8 Must-Dos For Aspiring Writers | Brass Tack Thinking
    Write blog post titles. Write private thoughts in a journal or comments on a blog. Be Accountable to Something Friends, a book deadline, a regular blog posting schedule. And when you screw that up, like I did recently with my blog schedule, don’t wallow and use that to give yourself permission to slack. But if you hope to make a living in any way related to your writing – be it a blog or a book or articles in a business magazine – get over it. Elizabeth King´s last blog. Elizabeth King´s last blog. But get. Words.
  • SOSHABLE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
    [Blog] Employee Engagement and Facebook
    That means if you have your employees liking and sharing your blog posts that are syndicated to Facebook, it will boost the SEO effectiveness of those articles, and thusly your SEO effectiveness as a whole. Original post on Employee Facebook Engagement can be found on Wikimotive’s Blog. 'Facebook engagement is an important part of marketing. The debate about whether or not it has a positive effect on SEO is ongoing, but what we know for sure is that more social engagement only helps across the board. THE NUMBERS. Why do you want your employees engaging exactly? THE PROGRAM.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2012
    [Blog] Social Media Stunts Do More Harm Than Good
    Other examples include KLM’s Surprise program (we’ll be running a whole blog post about KLM’s social programs this week), and recently, DoubleTree Hotels’ birthday f or A.J. Social Media Stunts Do More Harm Than Good is a post from: Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting. We don’t love companies, we tolerate them. Only 48% of Americans trust business, according to the most recent Edelman Trust Barometer. – chronicled by the folks at Digital Royalty. Does Social Media Stunt Marketing Hurt Brands?
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011
    [Blog] Your “How to Be Awesome” Instruction Guide
    They insist that they toil hours every week on a blog that isn’t designed to make money. As of late, some folks have tried to be helpful and somewhat inspirational by shouting the “Be Awesome” mantra. m cool with that. But since I’ve been a dork since high school, I’m having trouble imagining what “awesome” actually looks like. Frankly, I don’t roll out of bed in the morning oozing awesome. m that backward skinny kind that needs an Awesome Instructional Manual. You know what I mean? Good news though…. As of late, I’ve been ushered on to the Social Media Geek D-List. Here we go. Check.
  • SOSHABLE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2014
    [Blog] Social Media Success? It’s More Than Just ‘Likes’
    This will include buying Facebook ads or advertising on key blogs. 'If you judge your business’ social media (SM) success solely on how many likes you can drum up, you’re only looking at a tiny piece of the puzzle. There’s a big disparity when it comes to optimizing your ROI with SM, with a number of marketers jumping full force onto the social media bandwagon, but falling short where it matters most: Actually looking at the data to seeing how successful they are. However, Adobe says that just 12 percent or marketers say they feel “capable” when it comes to measuring SM ROI.
  • ENGAGE  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2012
    [Blog] 30 Tweets Worth Reading, Retweeting, and Maybe Even Printing Out From #AMP12
    Be sexy with your blog writing. The great thing about Twitter is that for live events you can get in on the action without really being there. For example, Association Media and Publishing is having it’s annual meeting, which is kind of a big deal for those in the association media space. And while I wasn’t able to attend myself, I was able to follow the hashtag #AMP12 and feel like I was almost there. debbiemillman : “if you wait until you’re confident to try something new, you’re doomed.” ” Just go for it! amp12. debbiemillman #amp12. amp12. amp12.
  • ENGAGE  |  MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011
    [Blog] Why Content Matters
    It’s do we do mobile, do we do digital, do we do blogs, or traditional magazines. This interview, conducted and written by TMG Managing Editor Corey Murray, marks the first in an occasional series with the custom content industry’s best and brightest. Lori Rosen, Executive Director of the Custom Content Council L ori Rosen is executive director of the Custom Content Council (CCC), a membership organization representing nearly 90 publishers of custom print and online media. Rosen and several members of her organization are fresh from the CCC’s annual meeting in Charleston, S.C., How so?
  • MYRLAND MARKETING  |  MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2010
    [Blog] IT'S TIME TO INVEST
    Great blog post! Home About Services Social Media Speaking-Training LMA Contact Subscribe Myrland Marketing Minutes Strategic Social Media: Making Social Media Make Sense IT’S TIME TO INVEST by Nancy Myrland on March 1, 2010 A few times a week, I send out short marketing words of wisdom on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter called Myrland Marketing Moments. They are always fewer than 120 characters as I want to leave room for those kind enough to share, or ReTweet, them on Twitter. Actually, the truth is that I was driving to Chicago, and had 3 hours to think freely about business.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
    [Blog] Get More Comments: Use Energy to Spark Reader Response
    This guest post is by Jon Morrow of Boost Blog Traffic. Same thing with blogging. If you’re one of them, check out his upcoming blog about (surprise!)  blogging. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. According to the legendary copywriter John Carlton, the best way to understand your reader is to visualize them as a giant somnambulant sloth lying on the couch as they watch television. Your job as a writer is to get them to move. The reason why most bloggers don’t get many comments is they fail the “Sloth Test.” Much more. Energy.
  • ENGAGE  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2011
    [Blog] Even the Biggest Brands Need TLC to Avoid Going MIA
    Read the blogs they are reading. Is That Your Blog Talking to Itself in the Corner? 9 ) bodynsoil : When I first started blogging I would just write as if I were talking to whomever. Engage Content marketing resources and insights from content marketing professionals. Home 1. Strategy 2. Creation 3. Management 4. Distribution 5. It takes hustle. It takes guts. And it takes  persistence. But as competition for shelf space in the minds of the consumer intensifies, the line between a “winner” and “loser” brand becomes clearer. The  sacred cows are being slaughtered. Thanks!
  • ARI HERZOG  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2013
    [Blog] Why I Want a Dumb Phone
    Sign up to receive blog posts by email. 'I want this phone. It ain’t smart. It’s no Galaxy S4 or HTC One S or iPhone 5. Mobile introduced the 768 this year. It weighs 3.5 ounces. The phone features Bluetooth connectivity, an FM radio, a 2-megapixel camera, and it has 3G for faster texting and picture messaging. can play music on the phone. can still email if I want. wouldn’t use the phone for facebooking, tweeting, instagramming, or other social networking — but I’m doing that less and less on my current HTC phone so I’m not worried. Comments Cheers.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014
    [Blog] A Few Go-To Sites
    The Buffer blog is always a place to glean profitable information. 'It can be difficult to find trusted resources on the web, those you would call “go-to” sites. With all the content coming at us in various forms of media, it can be difficult wading through the noise to find the signal. Skimming and Scanning  has become our reading style. There are a few sites I consider go-to sites on certain topics, and there are a few people who I’ll try to read or watch whatever they publish. It’s simply excellent stuff. Want to read up on the mobile landscape? Social Media?
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014
    [Blog] Keeping a Patient Perspective
    As you launch a new campaign, start to use a social media platform, or begin writing a blog - whatever new “project” you’re working with - invest some time and be patient. 'A soft opening day, followed by a ribbon-cutting Grand Opening. The buzz of business is invigorating and ideally, will spread and last for a long season. Sometimes it doesn’t. When your business experiences its first lull, you don’t close the doors and call it quits. At least not right away. Like a New Employee. When you hire a new employee, you invest time. Time in training.
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2009
    [Blog] The two digital publishing models of the near future
    TheWayoftheWeb The digital convergence of media, entertainment, marketing and PR front page archives about RSS Click below for the WayoftheWeb bookstore The Blogroll A Shel of Myself Chris Brogan Currybetdotnet Eaon Pritchard Faster Future Gaping Void Howard Owens Jaffe Juice Jonathan MacDonald KDPaine’s PR Measurement Blog Michael Leis – Digital Strategy Nick Burcher Occam’s Razor Web Analytics blog Only Dead Fish Seth Godin Simon Collister – Networked Society Teaching Online Journalism The Herd The Obvious? Stocktwits gets funding, Bit.ly Yahoo).
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
    [Blog] 12 Google+ Headers (Thanks a Million Part II)
    During this time I shifted content production from multiple blog posts a week to produce photos via my 365 Full Frame project, and that has been the primary driver of this grown. 'I recently passed one million views on Google+ , a number that doubled in the past year. This is the second time I have passed a million views on a social network this year, the other being Flickr. To thank folks for continuing to like and support my photography interests, please find below 12 free Google+ header images. These pictures are my most popular 365 Full Frame photos so far, as rated by 500 Pixels.
  • TRADESMEN INSIGHTS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 2013
    [Blog] From MAGNET: Is This Our Sputnik Moment?
    'This post originally appeared on MAGNET’s  Manufacturing Success blog and is reposted with permission. Is This Our Sputnik Moment? By Fatima Weathers, Executive Vice President, MAGNET. Fatima Weathers, Executive Vice President, MAGNET. At a recent conference I attended in Washington, D.C., panelists from industry, academia and labor gathered to discuss manufacturing’s next step. Several panelists described the current manufacturing environment as being on the edge of a new era that is being driven by widespread and affordable access to 3-D printing and cloud computing.
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2014
    [Blog] Web CEO SEO Software Platform Review
    Be sure to stop by and grab a copy of my free 8,000+ word guide to guest blogging and become a fan on Facebook. 'You want to know the secret to a comprehensive SEO strategy? You and all SEO enthusiasts. But it’s not a secret. Any successful SEO strategy requires a good deal of time on-page optimization, keyword research and other similar endeavors. And this is impossible to do on your own manually without SEO software… unless you have too much time on your hands. Web CEO is a search engine optimization software that has a lot of great features. Adding Your Website(s). Analytics.
  • JACOB MORGAN  |  THURSDAY, MAY 27, 2010
    [Blog] My Thoughts on the Social CRM Summit in Georgia
    Social Media Globetrotter Home Consulting Speaking Travel Blog About SOCIAL MEDIA GLOBETROTTER My Thoughts on the Social CRM Summit in Georgia View Comments May 27th, 2010 me on the left, Paul Greenberg in the middle, and Lauren from Ngenera on the right This past week I had the privilege of attending Paul Greenberg’s and BPT Partner’s Social CRM Summit in Atlanta.  If you enjoy traveling be sure to check out Jacobs travel blog. I’ve never been to Atlanta before or anywhere near that portion of the U.S.  You can leave a response , or trackback from your own site.
  • PROACTIVE REPORT  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 2012
    [Blog] Earned Media Tip # 6: Connect with a Like-Minded Community
    Other senior-focused sites and blogs republish AARP content.  This is number 6 in the Earned Media Series. Tapping into a community that supports your activities, aligns with your mission, or uses your product, is an obvious way to increase earned media mentions. Rosetta Stone did it very successfully with AARP.  After doing a social audit Rosetta Stone discovered that people over 50 regard learning a new language as a way to keep mentally alert and fit.   And there is indeed scientific evidence to support this idea.  It’s a match made in heaven for earned media mentions. Facebook.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2014
    [Blog] 5 Ways to Find Keywords That Deliver Superior Web Marketing Results
    Look through their content and blogs and review their page titles and meta descriptions for keywords you’re not currently using. 'Everyone knows that building organic traffic to a website starts with having great content. But the topics that have the best chance of attracting the most prospects often aren’t the most obvious ones. The best content is both likely to rank highly in the search engines, and to motivate your visitors to become new customers for your business. So where can you find these amazing keywords? Your Competitors’ Websites. Google Trends. Wordtracker. BoostSuite.
  • KOKA SEXTON  |  FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2009
    [Blog] friendfeed Explosion
    Manfredi’s last blog post. in /var/www/vhosts/kokasexton.com/httpdocs/word/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3237 Blog Book Reviews Entrepreneur Featured Geek Break Headline Lead Story Letters from Iraq Military Social Media Technology Notice : get_links is deprecated since version 2.1! Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS FriendFeed Explosion Whats going on with FriendFeed? It’s an idea that isn’t too difficult or bothersome for social network users to adopt. FriendFeed aims to be a one stop shop for all your social networking updates and news items.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2012
    [Blog] How Municipal Websites Can Engage You
    The past three years have witnessed unprecedented Internet actions from the White House on their blog and across social media. Then, come back, subscribe to my blog , and you can anticipate receiving posts in the near future about municipal website reform. When he's not blogging, Ari helps brands improve their digital media marketing. If you clicked here to learn how local government websites can engage you, there is something I need to ask you to do first: Please vote for me so I can speak about the subject in April 2013 at the National Conference for Media Reform.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2011
    [Blog] Will Watson Win?
    For the benefit of people in other time zones who may not have seen the show yet, I will hold off the scores; but I will share the following extract from IBM’s blog about whether humans or a robot will win the game : One of Watson’s misses highlighted how difficult it is for a machine to play Jeopardy! the latest article from my blog on the social web. also write a blog from my city council desk. After watching the first round of robot Watson competing against humans Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings on Jeopardy! Ken Jennings said “arm” and was wrong. Twitter was abuzz.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2010
    [Blog] Mash the Web with Ucubd
    The beginning of his email: I enjoy your blog & I’m hoping to get some advice and guidance from you. He went on to include two links he created that could have been embedded in recent blog posts. While you make up your mind what to create with the tool, get ideas from their Twitter and Facebook channels, along with screenshots on their blog. Longtime readers know I receive too many email marketing pitches, and most of them suck because they lack personalization. Arun Chikyarappa bucked the trend. While that could be generic copy, I can tell it isn’t. Ucubd.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2012
    [Blog] 10 Companies SOPA Could Destroy and Why
    Tumblr  – Many popular sites have a section related to sharing the content they house; among the buttons is a link to micro-blogging powerhouse Tumblr. One of 2011?s most hotly contested political issues, the Stop Online Piracy Act, has spilled over into 2012. Kate Croston  of  Internet Service  penned a great post on SOPA and sent it our way. The The language and far-reaching implications of the bill have caused high-profile workers within the entertainment industry to publicly oppose it; even supporters admit that it could vastly change the internet as we know it.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2012
    [Blog] The 5 Top Google Analytics Reports for Social Media Marketers
    The 5 Top Google Analytics Reports for Social Media Marketers is a post from: Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting. Ever feel the pressure to prove social media’s value beyond subscriptions counts (Likes and Followers)? Is so, you have probably relied on Google Analytics. Recent updates to the platform have made life a little easier on social media marketers. Here’s a rundown of classic and new tasks you can perform in Google Analytics to demonstrate social media’s impact. What You Could Do Before (and still can). and how much?
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2015
    [Blog] 10 Quick Tips for Going Viral
    If you’re on the web, your site and blog are likely unique – but one thing all blogs have in common is the drive for new subscribers and increased traffic. For starters, make sure that you blog loads fast enough – slow loads lose visitors. Study your competitors – Spy on their blogs, follow their hashtags and see what events or online hangouts they are attending. You can  get more of his blogging tips here. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. 'This is a guest post from Jerry Low. Tip 1 – Getting the basics done right. Nuff said.
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2011
    [Blog] Tweeterati #11: Does India Have World Class IIT-IIM Faculty, or World-Class Politicians?
    pagalguy) emerged as the voice of reason in a heavily tweeted blog post when he made an. www.gauravonomics.com/blog. In last week’s Tweeterati column in Mail Today , I looked at the debate on whether IITs and IIMs have world class faculty: I grew up in middle class Patna, studied at IIM Bangalore, and taught at Georgetown University, so I. have seen all the three worlds firsthand. IIM did change my life, did help me escape from the small-town. middle-class dreariness I was born into. But, instead of feeling outraged at Jairam Ramesh’s comments, I. class jailors! Jairam Ramesh.
  • MR. RYAN CONNORS  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2013
    [Blog] The Complicated World Of Anchor Texts
    Other times we might just paste the URL in its full glory (I would argue this is the most authentic way that most people link to content in their blogs and in forums – due to laziness if nothing else. Some would be good quality and use relevant anchor text, but others would be on low PR forums and blogs and use anchors like ‘Click’ or full URLs. 'SEO used to be relatively straightforward. By Vadim Kirichenko. However things have changed since then and these days there are many more considerations if you want to be successful. achor text is very important for SEO!
  • DANNY BROWN  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2010
    [Blog] From Reach to Relationships – Chapter 7 of Greg Verdino’s microMARKETING Book
    Opening with the much-maligned Suggested User List (visible when logged in) employed by Twitter to recommend potential follows to new Twitter users, Greg uses the example of blogging pioneer Anil Dash. They would have the latest gadgets as part of their everyday lives, and all they had to do was offer feedback on the experience, through their own blogs in the LiHD community. Greg Verdino’s new book, microMARKETING: Get Big Results by Acting and Thinking Small is already generating some great buzz because of one of the ways the book is being marketed. These are my thoughts.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
    [Blog] How To Become An Authoritative Figure Within Your Niche
    Twitter is key here, real time updates help to provide concise and informative information, complimented by a clear profile with backlinks to a well informed blog or website. When people are coming to you when they are looking for the latest news for their particular interest, it is more than likely that they will want to read more than just 140 characters, having a informative blog to back up your tweets will convert one time viewers into regular readers. 'When trying to become an authoritative figure within your niche, people will turn to you for information and advice.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012
    [Blog] SxSW Interactive 2012 Memories
    A photo blog post. My full SxSW set is here… Long Lines Were Experienced Throughout the Over-Crowded SxSW And Everyone Had Their Heads in Their Phones… But It Was Still About the People… Points of Light Foundation’s Jessica Kirkwood at Allhat NY Times Bestseller Charles Duhigg Interviews at TechCocktail Rachel Seda, Nancy Cawley Jean and [.].
  • ACIDLABS  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 24, 2010
    [Blog] Kindle didn't start the fire…
    Best of luck in 2010 – loving the new look for the acidlabs blog! Home Work How acidlabs works Meet Workshops Speaking Past speaking For conference and meeting planners Press Clients Tumble Subscribe acidlabs Conversation. Collaboration. Community. Kindle didn’t start the fire… January 25, 2010 in posts Apologies to readers for misquoting a Billy Joel song title. And the terrible pun. As a Kindle owner of just a month, I consider the device transformative in its market segment. But it’s the first to make a difference in the public mind. Look at those prices now.
  • VIPER CHILL  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
    [Blog] ViperChill Monthly Report 11
    don’t care about the stats and don’t have any goals, but instead view this as a great way to help you all see how I’m growing my blog and the kind of traffic sources you can use to do the same. Reply Caion says: September 2, 2010 at 1:53 pm My links are coming from some blogs, many directories, some css galleries, galleries logo, and etc! noticed your website on Daily Blog Tips couple days ago. I’ve been doing something similar on my blog every quarter. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!" Let’s look at the numbers, shall we? Thanks!
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2010
    [Blog] Ra Ra Wrong. How Facebook’s Cheerleaders Are Blowing Smoke
    Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting » Search Results Go Boom: Does the Google Bomb Work? Social Media, Blogging and Why It's Perfect for Local Small Business (Danny Brown). Tweet Part 1 of a 3-Part Rant. realize it’s in the best interests of Facebook, the media, application developers, and sometimes even brands themselves to concoct pseudo-science that “proves&# that people that “like&# your company are instantly turned into a zombie army of influential advocates. But it’s simply not true. Or frankincense.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2011
    [Blog] Gin and Topics: Are Star Wars Toys Worth Dying Over?
    If you’re one of those who leaves comments on blogs because they’re not searchable, think again. I swear Mother Nature is punishing me. My mom called last night to say they’re getting snow in Utah. My sister-in-law called to say they’re getting snow in Southern Missouri. The east coast got snow last weekend. Denver is getting snow. live in the Northern arctic. WHERE IS MY SNOW?!? Mother Nature, I’m sorry! Whatever I did, I’m sorry! realize that has nothing to do with Gin and Topics. And now Gin and Topics. Google to Index Facebook Comments. kthxbye.
  • SIMON MAINWARING  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2012
    [Blog] Here we go…opening the Social Branding Blueprint for the first time together.
    This program incorporates all my experience from consulting on brands like Coca-Cola, Nike, Motorola, Toyota and the X Prize Foundation, to the insights from my New York Times bestseller We First , to the blogging I do for Forbes , Mashable and Fast Company , all structured in a simple, 8-step training program to transform your business into a powerful social brand. This is such an exciting week as We First launches for the first time ever it’s Social Branding Blueprint that. This is simply the reality of doing business and reaching customers today.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 2010
    [Blog] Business Relationships Yield Value
    The other day, I went from being so frustrated with Disqus (the blog commenting system I use on [chrisbrogan.com] ), to being very much happy that I’d built a relationship with the company, and with one of their main voices, @Giannii. was receiving several hundred spam comments on my blog. had a problem. It wasn’t some kind of software glitch. I’m just lucky and lots and lots of people were directing their spam to my comments section. was beside myself, being that I’d had to go back and manually delete over a thousand comments. But I’m not that way.
  • ALEX BLOM  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2010
    [Blog] Cell-less
    blog comments powered by Disqus GET UPDATES Did you know? How to Build & Sell Through a Community Part 2: Why? Pivoting (for those who don’t know what/why) It’s all in the build-up A quick and dirty study on Social Media Alex Blom Digital & Social Media Marketing, Toronto Home About Consulting Contact Me Cell-less by Alexander Blom on June 25, 2010 in Thoughts, tips & advice Spread it! Or as it would be called back home in Australia, mobile-less. Yesterday I broke my smartphone and a replacement is a few days away (thanks Google for the free repair).
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012
    [Blog] George Zimmerman’s Defense Team Turns to Social Media
    Reports indicate that the Orlando-based Mark O’Mara Law Group recently came up with Twitter and Facebook pages, along with a blog to defend Zimmerman in the social networking world. Meantime, a blog post from O’Mara’s Law Group notes “We feel it would be irresponsible to ignore the robust online conversation, and we feel equally as strong about establishing a professional, responsible, and ethical approach to new media.”. Zimmerman, while currently out on bail, is facing second-degree murder charges. Mara has been practicing criminal and family law for nearly 30 years.
  • WRITTENT BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2013
    [Blog] Hollywood-Style Taglines, Coffee Shops and Other Brilliant Content Strategy Insights
    Your Business Blog: The Corner Coffee Shop. If your content marketing isn’t driving return on investment, you may need to transform your blog into more of a hangout, sort of like a coffee shop. As Katherine Kotaw points out, taglines engage an audience before they’re even ready to listen to your elevator pitch or engage with your blog. Some of this week’s best insights on B2B content marketing for advanced practitioners come from the Eloqua blog, thanks to Amanda F. How do you make your business blog a more welcoming place for first-time website visitors?
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2013
    [Blog] The No Fly Zone (Except Exodus)
    During this time, I will blog on a reduced schedule. 'We are in the midst of that rare holiday season when Christmas and New Years both land on a Wednesday. People are enjoying vacations throughout the two weeks, forcing many non-retail businesses into a no fly zone. Little can be done until the new year begins and folks return to work. Like most entrepreneurs, my business will be coasting through these weeks with one exception. I’ll be giving Exodus away for free on the Kindle from December 24 through the 28th. Last year I gave away Twitter header images as a holiday giveaway.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014
    [Blog] How You Can Make Your Writing Twice as Fast by Making It 3x More Time-Consuming; Wait, What?!
    Imagine yourself in the following scenario… It’s a normal Tuesday and you decide to write a blog post. Yep, crafting a quality blog post is†a three-part process. Karol K. ( @carlosinho ) is a freelance writer, published author, founder of NewInternetOrder.com and a blogger at Bidsketch.com ( delivering some cool freelance blogging and writing tools, advice and resources just like what you’re reading now). Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. 'This is a guest contribution from Karol K. But almost immediately there’s a problem. 2) Edit later.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013
    [Blog] Fear, Loathing and Shady Infographics
    Shady infographic practices: bloggers, protect yourselves – if you blog and get pitched infographics, you might want to read this post from Lani Rosales. 'Happy Memorial Day weekend everyone. Hope your week was a short as mine… This weekend I’ve got a bunch of running around from test driving a car or two to BBQs and bottling some beer for a competition… It will also be interesting to see 100 beers bottled on my counter. am also pretty sure I have a chest cold settling in after sitting at humid and damp Fenway Park last night… at least the seats ruled.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2012
    [Blog] Paid Posts: My Facebook Status Update is Smarter Than Yours
    In February, blog platform Tumblr launched an option for all users to pay $1 to highlight a post. He regularly contributes to Promo & Marketing Wall blog. Guest post by Christopher Wallace. Believing that your posts to Twitter or Facebook are more important than those of your friends may be a sign of egotistical delusion (or perhaps your friends just put up lousy, boring posts). Regardless, Facebook may soon give its users the opportunity to leapfrog their status updates to the top of the pile. It’s Not Unprecedented. Paid Posts (Kind of) Already Exist.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 25, 2015
    [Blog] Your Socks Should Match Your Trousers
    Please sign up to receive blog posts by email. 'It’s apparently a fashion faux pas to match the color of your socks to the color of your shoes. Yet, this is what I’ve been doing for the longest time. It’s only when I recently bought a pair of dress boots and wore them with blue jeans and white socks, sat cross-legged on a Starbucks chair, and looked down at my sock showing itself, that I turned to the internet. GQ, Men’s Fitness, and similar websites told me I was wrong. ” Reviewing my sock bin, I saw lots of blacks and browns. Thanks for reading.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2014
    [Blog] Stuff
    Please sign up to receive blog posts by email. 'You laugh but do you change your life? Because if you don’t change, if you keep buying and buying and buying more stuff and never get rid of the old stuff, it’s no wonder you move into bigger houses and are never satisfied with your life. Me, I buy little and I purge lots. have so much stuff that the more I recycle, reduce, or remove, I am continually surprised by how much more stuff I own. This depresses me. For instance, I received my diploma from graduate school in 2007 — and I still keep notebooks. The list goes on.
  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014
    [Blog] [VIDEO] Ride the Möbius Strip to #SocialBusiness Success @SocialEmployee #SocBiz #SocialSelling
    Solis’s observations come during a blog post and video interview with Porter Gale, former VP of marketing at Virgin America (@ VirginAmerica ). 'A few days ago, we unveiled our most recent video in support of our Amazon best-selling book, The Social Employee. As our roster of video content continues to expand, we find ourselves circling back on our earlier videos as a way of revisiting the concepts presented in them and exploring some real-world examples. Today, we look at our video, “ What is a Möbius Strip ?” How does this work? Watch the video to find out. Community Comes First.
  • BILL HARTZER  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2015
    [Blog] Half the SEO Techniques Used 5 Years Ago Are Now Spam
    Not something that is a serious product or service, or even a blog post that might go viral or be shared on a social media site. 'Wow, how times have changed. The search engine optimization industry has changed. And I bet it will continue to change and evolve as it has been over the years. Did you know that half of the search engine optimization techniques that were used only 5 years ago (maybe even 3 years ago) are now considered to be spam? Most of those SEO techniques are now listed in Google’s Webmaster Guidelines as being unacceptable. Still others have nothing to do with SEO.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013
    [Blog] Social Media Moves Full Speed Ahead With Employee Auto Insurance
    Read Blogs. Many small business blogs can provide a wealth of information about insurance options. Also, check out blog posts from various insurance companies. 'Insuring company drivers can be a pricey business expense. Finding the best insurance at the best rates can seem like a daunting task for any businesses owner. However, many small businesses are turning to social media to help them locate the best insurance to cover their company drivers. Insurance Considerations. Insurance rates vary greatly depending on how your company operates. Connect on LinkedIn.
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2010
    [Blog] The ChromeOS CR-48 Experience: Fast, Promising, Early
    must have groused about it enough that my wife finally took to her blog to lodge complaint with Google (somewhat tongue in cheek). While the tech elite gained notifications early in the month that their Google ChromeOS-powered CR-48 notebooks were on their way, and thousands of others flocked to submit their names to become one of the lucky chosen 60,000 few to get access to what could be the first version of the next big operating system, my e-mail box remained empty. The major hypothesis of the ChromeOS plan is that the future is the Web. Web sites, Web services and Web applications.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2010
    [Blog] The best way to find featured apps from iPad commercials
    Earlier this year I wrote a blog post about how to find iPad apps seen in commercials. Since then, I receive tons of Goggle search results from people still trying to find the apps featured in the iPad commercials. The previous post said to look for the the banner ad in iTunes that reads “ Apps from iPad TV Ads &# that links to this iTunes url: [link]. Now it seems as if the Apps from iPad TV Ads section in iTunes have not been updated for a while. Now the best way to find featured apps from iPad commercials is on the iPad. Click on that link and it will take you to the page below.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2010
    [Blog] Hiring an Agency for Your Business
    Home About Me Charities 12for12k Kiva Work With Me About This Blog Disclosure Comment Policy Headway Archives Contact Me Great Blogs Hiring an Agency for Your Business August 11, 2010 6 voices share yours! How to choose your next agency | The Online Blog says: August 29, 2010 at 11:27 am [.] subscribe to danny subscribe by rss or network search this blog Lijit Search This Blog is Powered By Reader favourites Audi and the Super Bowl Social Media Shit Storm An Invite to Pimp Your Blog Are You Abusing Your Social Media Voice? Anything you’d add?
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014
    [Blog] How To Succeed With Visual Social Media Marketing
    savvybostonian Tweet This Visual Marketing on All Scales We have an exciting show today featuring Ekaterina Walter and Jessica Gioglio , both of whom are veteran Social Pros guests (and Jessica is a regular guest contributor on the Convince and Convert blog ). 'Tweetable Moments Our whole mantra is to celebrate our fans. They join us this week to talk about their new book The Power of Visual Storytelling. The book, designed for businesses who want to stand out from the noise , focuses on the ways brands can tell their story in the changing media landscape. Holy Social!
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013
    [Blog] SMS Marketing in Business Statistics
    Digital marketing has grown from blogging to social networking to many more social media marketing tools and of course with the rise of the tablet or smartphone, mobile marketing is becoming another area to consider. 'Marketing in business has grown in complexity - not in terms of the aim but in the array of choices of how we reach the customer. have been researching mobile for business over the last few years and wanted to share with you this infographic from Slicktext which looks at specifically SMS marketing.
  • IT'S JOSIP NOT JOSEPH  |  THURSDAY, JULY 8, 2010
    [Blog] The Influence Project, I Spoke Too Soon…
    Home It’s Josip Archives Let’s Talk The Word on the Web The Influence Project, I Spoke Too Soon… Written on July 8, 2010 by Josip Petrusa 1 Comment Tweet Share Save Hi everyone. As many of you have seen or heard somewhere between the beginning of the week to about now, Fast Company is running something called the Influence Project. Something I wrote about yesterday. And though I do stand by what I wrote, there is one part I would like to change and that’s my ending from the previous article. wrote, There could be a backlash. But I highly doubt any of that. blogger.
  • IT'S JOSIP NOT JOSEPH  |  THURSDAY, JULY 8, 2010
    [Blog] The Influence Project, I Spoke Too Soon…
    Home It’s Josip Archives Let’s Talk The Word on the Web The Influence Project, I Spoke Too Soon… Written on July 8, 2010 by Josip Petrusa 1 Comment Tweet Share Save Hi everyone. As many of you have seen or heard somewhere between the beginning of the week to about now, Fast Company is running something called the Influence Project. Something I wrote about yesterday. And though I do stand by what I wrote, there is one part I would like to change and that’s my ending from the previous article. wrote, There could be a backlash. But I highly doubt any of that. blogger.
  • WISDOM LONDON  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 2011
    [Blog] Ever wondered about….SXSW?
    If you’re using Twitter, reading blogs and generally have any interest in tech (and what marketer doesn’t?) Leave a Reply Cancel reply Blog at WordPress.com. Wisdom London Creative Communications is our world… « Ever wondered about…Social Commerce? Ever Wondered About…Net Neutrality? » Ever wondered about… SXSW? What is it? SXWS (South by South West) annually marks two weeks in March when Austin, Texas is officially the coolest place in the universe to be.  It’s been a springboard for Twitter, Foursquare, Gowalla and Bump in previous years. 
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2010
    [Blog] Defining Marketing: Traditional, Online, and Digital | Spin Sucks
    17, 2010 #FollowFriday: The Bike Whisperer A Rose By Any Other Name…Might Not Be As Marketable Blog: Share Your Link Love Spinonomics Attire Not Appropriate for Public Speaking Arment Dietrich Is No Longer a PR Firm? The Ghost Blogging Debate The Age-Old Question: Can I Pick Your Brain? Blog Roll Book Rec. Then became the reoccurring question of defining marketing and how traditional, online, and digital all fit together. used to think of it as traditional and new. But now there is too much “new” to fit into one category. What do you think? Do you like this post?
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2011
    [Blog] Ready For Your Facebook Timeline?
    Why not the head to your blog or website? According to John Jantsch , Facebook’s new Timeline will be rolled out to everyone on October 14 (but you can get yours early, he says). haven’t seen anything yet that says the official date is October 14, but I’ll take his word for it. The question I have for small business owners is, Are you ready? This could be the most important change to Facebook for small business owners since Fan Pages. In fact, you’ll have the option to exchange your fan page for a subscriber base. But should you do that?
  • PROACTIVE REPORT  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2011
    [Blog] Google Give PR Pros a Holiday Gift
    ” The official Google search blog. According to SearchMetrics, the winners in this new search landscape will be news sites or blogs, broadcast sites, and video portals. Are you using your blog to best effect? In the summer of 2010 Google completed the Caffeine update, which allowed them to rapidly index fresh content across the web. This week Google announced that they had done another major update based on freshness of content to cope with the burgeoning amount of social content available online. Why is this such a gift to PR? Trending hot topics.
  • DREW'S MARKETING MINUTE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012
    [Blog] Going viral = out of your control
    Check out her blog.). It seems like one of the goals I hear more and more is… “and we want it to go viral.” ”  I translate that to mean — we want a lot of people to see it. But rarely when someone says they want something to go viral, do they really understand the implications of that. The biggest one is — the minute it begins to go viral, it begins to take on a life of its own and it is beyond your control. Let me give you a very tangible example. And it is). So they scripted and shot the video with that intent. Not everyone is going to like it.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013
    [Blog] 10,000 Hours And 20% Of Your Work Time
    Be it deadlines, product launches, responding to emails, starting a meeting on time, getting home on time, finding the time to blog or whatever. Last week, he revisited his 10,000 hour theory in The New Yorker blog post titled, Complexity And The Ten-Thousand-Hour Rule : "No one succeeds at a high level without innate talent, I wrote: ''achievement is talent plus preparation.'' 'How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chunk would? Time is always the number one concern in our lives, isn''t it? Feel free to blame consciousness. The clock is always ticking.
  • WRITTENT BLOG  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014
    [Blog] 7 Tips for a Rocking Social Media Strategy
    Your editorial calendar should be much more than a list of dates, blog title ideas, and keywords. 'An estimated 88% of brands today are using social media for marketing. If you’re not on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, or other major platforms, you risk getting left behind. However, the truth is, it’s getting much harder to stand out. How can your organization differentiate, and build relationships on noisy platforms? Whether you’re just starting out or trying to hack your low engagement or small fan base, we’ve compiled a highly tactical guide to building (or improving!) Define Your Goals.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 2014
    [Blog] Herding Comments In The Digital Wind
    Chris Brogan decided to turn off the comments on his blog yesterday. In his blog post, cutely titled: Turning Off Comments and Why We Will All Be Okay , he lists the reasons as: Comments are everywhere. Because of this, community members are simply writing their own blog posts, responding in podcasts, creating video responses on YouTube and more. In short, we''re not just adding our opinions in a comment section on a blog, but we''re creating an entirely new piece of content (like this blog post). Blog comment spam is brutal. blog comments.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 2011
    [Blog] The Top Five Stories for Week Ending Jan. 7, 2011
    I’m often asked why we named our blog Spin Sucks. I’ve had this blog post from Mark Schaefer open all week because it really has me thinking (I disagree) and I want to take some time to thoughtfully craft a response. Well, I took a couple of weeks off from the top five for obvious reasons, but I’m baaaack! And a crazy week in the news it has been. Groupon is closing a $950MM round of funding (prepping for an IPO, is my guess) and Goldman Sachs invested $450MM in Facebook (prepping for an IPO to beat Groupon to the punch, is my guess). Can anyone hear that?
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2010
    [Blog] Is Net Neutrality About to Become a Thing of the Past?
    This isn’t a tech blog and believe me when I say I don’t fully understand what Google and Verizon are claiming to do by meeting with regulators. What about blogs and search engine optimization?  17, 2010 #FollowFriday: The Bike Whisperer A Rose By Any Other Name…Might Not Be As Marketable Blog: Share Your Link Love Spinonomics Attire Not Appropriate for Public Speaking Arment Dietrich Is No Longer a PR Firm? The Ghost Blogging Debate The Age-Old Question: Can I Pick Your Brain? Blog Roll Book Rec. know, I know. And so ends the level playing field.
  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2013
    [Blog] How @RonRicciCisco is Championing the @SocialEmployee Revolution at #Cisco – And Why He Thinks It’s Inevitable #SocBiz
    Ricci recently posted an article to Cisco’s blog titled “ Why the Social Employee is Inevitable.” 'During our initial research for The Social Employee , we knew that one of the companies we wanted to focus on was the tech giant Cisco (@ Cisco ). We had learned that the business had recently undergone a dramatic internal transformation in both organizational structure and its decision-making process, but details on what exactly that looked like remained scarce. Naturally, we were dying to find out more. The details they shared regarding Cisco’s transformation were really quite incredible.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014
    [Blog] Cool Social Tools: Noosfeer
    million blog posts are written. 'This is a new series of posts from software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. Vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their sites. ————— Personalization is the next BIG idea. SITE:  noosfeer.com. CONTACT: David Gordillo, edgordil at gmail dot com. ————-. The Internet has soon become the biggest source of information with just about 3 billion active users. 900 thousands hours of video is uploaded.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2011
    [Blog] The Real-Time Web Welcomes Real-Time Advertising
    Just last week, The Wall Street Journal 's All Things Digital Blog had a news item titled, Twitter Ads Move Forward by Carving Up The Globe (March 24th, 2011). "If this strikes you as a common-sense must-have feature for any Web ad business-let alone one with Google-sized ambitions-you're right," stated the All Things Digital Blog post. It's too bad that Facebook and Twitter haven't quite figured out their unique advertising models yet. Also, it's important to note that most innovations only appear simple in hindsight. until now. Think about it this way. What is obvious?
  • SOSHABLE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2013
    [Blog] How to Identify Potential Brand Ambassadors
    There’s nothing I can say on this social media blog to help you there – run a good business and make people more than satisfied with the results you deliver. Have a meeting and even have everyone read this blog post first. Let’s assume, for a moment, that you have step one on the path to building your Brand Ambassador Factory covered. For those who don’t know, step one would be to make sure that your business is operating in a way that creates extremely happy customers and clients. If you aren’t doing that, social media can’t fix it. This is it.
  • VIPER CHILL  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 2010
    [Blog] ViperChill Monthly Report 5 (My New Apartment)
    The articles written in February, were: How I Really Built a Blog with 6,500 Subscribers Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need 7 Life Lessons I Apply to Internet Marketing Bloggers: This Is How Long Your Posts Should Be How to Really Build Backlinks and Dominate Google Here at ViperChill there are a lot less articles published than most sites, but typically these articles are 2,000-3,000 words and cover topics in massive detail. This month I also found out I won a SEMMY (internet marketing award) for the best post on blogging in 2009. This is an internet marketing blog.
  • THE SOCIAL MEDIA INCUBATOR  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012
    [Blog] 5 Keys to Managing Your Business Online Reputation
    This can include a regular blog, posting press releases with newsworthy events mentioned, uploading video of your services and products in action, writing and publishing articles about your expertise or participating in social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google+. We used to say that one happy customer will tell 10 of their friends; one unhappy customer will tell 100.  This concept is magnified in the age of social media, where anyone can post anything, any time, anywhere.   Are online reviews a bad thing? Provide outstanding customer service.
  • IMAGINE YOUR REALITY  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
    [Blog] Does networking happen on Linkedin?
    Imagine Your Reality Business and Social Media Coach Blog Home About Taylor Ellwood Services Social Media and Business Classes Does networking happen on Linkedin? Posted September 14th, 2010 by admin and filed in Social Media , social media behavior Tags: Linkedin , networking , social media behavior , social networking , Taylor Ellwood View Comments On Linkedin, I’ve been running a little experiment. Each day I write a note to a few different contacts asking to learn more about them and what their business needs are. Anonymous I see how it can work that way. find that useful.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011
    [Blog] Are The Yellow Pages Outdated?
    About Us What’s a Maverick? Is AOL Moving Forward, Or Back? » Are The Yellow Pages Outdated? The Yellow Pages now have an opt-out website. Really. And that’s a good thing, right? Not if you listen to Frank Reed. guess there’s good reason to be skeptical, but I have a different take on the subject than Frank does. agree with his five talking points, of course, but I’m not so sure about his cynical conclusion. when they know full well that most people won’t even know the option exists. Welcome to online America, home of the shallow. Then what? Do you? Period. Really.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2011
    [Blog] How To Increase Your Twitter Followers | Small Business Mavericks
    About Us What’s a Maverick? » How To Increase Your Twitter Followers So you’ve set yourself up a Twitter account and you’re raring to go. Good for you! But how do you increase your followers? First, keep in mind that you are not a celebrity. If Ashton Kutcher or Oprah Winfrey is your name, then you might need 1 million followers to keep the world notified of your whereabouts and goings on. The object of Twitter is to help you connect with people you’d like to do business with so, with that in mind, let’s talk about how to grow your Twitter followers.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2011
    [Blog] 9 Glorious Truths About Creating Great Content
    this Blog post was inspired by the movie, Bad Writing ). Marketers don't like to make mistakes. People don't like to make mistakes. Content has become a core ingredient in the Marketer's recipe for success. The challenge is that creating great content is like creating art: it's not a perfect science and it requires both time and commitment before you start getting good at it (and great results). Like art, some people never get good at it. There are some core lessons that can be learnt from brands who create great content (and some of them ain't pretty). Therefore, you will make mistakes.
  • DIVA MARKETING BLOG  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2009
    [Blog] Power To The (e) Patient!
    Blogs, social networks, Twitter, along with gated communities like Sermo -an only for docs world- are finding their way into the process of daily communication.   Healthcare in social media has certainly come a long way (with miles to go) since I facilitating sessions at the Healthcare Blogging and Social Media Summits 2006-7. The post about a conversation I had with a doc I met on a flight about blogs seems almost surreal. If I were you I'd keep on eye on blogs." Hundreds of thousands of digital voices are taking medicine to the virtual streets. Simply put.
  • BILL HARTZER  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2014
    [Blog] 37 Speakers To See at State of Search 2014
    Now, 10 years later, I’m writing a post on my blog about the State of Search, an awesome conference where DFWSEM is pulling in nationally-known speakers for a two day conference about search. 'After all these years, I still cannot believe that it’s come this far. Back in 2004, I hand-picked about 16 of the best Search Marketers in Dallas to join me at a hotel conference room to talk about search. It cost me $87 to rent that conference room for a few hours that evening, and DFWSEM was born. Awesomesauce. Be sure to see my session if you have anything to do with organic search.
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, JULY 1, 2010
    [Blog] How much to launch a new media brand or project?
    TheWayoftheWeb The digital convergence of media, entertainment, marketing and PR front page archives about RSS Click below for the WayoftheWeb bookstore The Blogroll A Shel of Myself Chris Brogan Currybetdotnet Eaon Pritchard Faster Future Gaping Void Howard Owens Jaffe Juice Jonathan MacDonald KDPaine’s PR Measurement Blog Michael Leis – Digital Strategy Nick Burcher Occam’s Razor Web Analytics blog Only Dead Fish Seth Godin Simon Collister – Networked Society Teaching Online Journalism The Herd The Obvious? For a total cost of $9.67
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2011
    [Blog] Inside View Makes Your New Business Meetings Productive
    have access to their stock information, any tweets, and most recent blogs that mention them. The big SOBCon is happening as I type and, while I was unable to attend this year (forthcoming Spin Sucks Pro launch, cough), I did manage to make it over to the opening night party, hosted by Social Media Club , on Thursday night. tell you this because I quite unexpectedly, and very pleasantly, had the opportunity to meet Cindy King from Social Media Examiner. Notwithstanding her brilliant accent, she was a complete delight to meet. did a search on Starbucks, just so you can see how it works.
  • ADAM SHERK  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2009
    [Blog] Google Living Stories – Just Snazzy Topic Pages or is Google on to.
    Shining a Spotlight on Video News Webmaster Tools: Updates to Search queries, Parameter handling and Messages Twitter data lets NPR glimpse a future of app-loving news junkies Shared Items Disclaimer The opinions expressed on this blog are Adam Sherks own and do not necessarily reflect the views of his company or its clients. Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Google Living Stories – Just Snazzy Topic Pages or is Google onto Something? Living Story takes it one level deeper by applying the concept to a specific story about that topic.
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