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  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 2010
    [Blog] Do your bit for the earth on Saturday
    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? blog comments powered by Disqus Blog Partners
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2011
    [Blog] Cliqly in Alpha: Visual Interface, Filters for Top Tech News
    tried searches for many top tech terms, from "apple" to "google", "Android", "t-mobile" and blogs like Engadget and TechCrunch , all of which returned multiple results, clickable to the main original link. Curated news sites are so prevalent, it seems practically everybody has one. With simple tools like paper.li and others, you can even have them automatically generated from the social connections you have on Twitter and other networks. But there's still room for ingenious alternatives that play with highly visual layouts, filters, search and personalization. But it's early days.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014
    [Blog] When Things Matter More than People
    While still the stuff of social media expert conversations, marketing blogs seem repetitive, and industry publications like em>Advertising Age are moving on. The Internet of Things is beginning to drive the tech industry and soon the marketing and media sector. You need look no further than this year’s CES to see the trend unfold. At the same time, social media is losing luster in the eyes of traditional technologists and marketers. Before we get into that, let’s discuss the Internet of Things trend. And with good reason. The Social Star Loses Luster. What?!? Far from it.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2015
    [Blog] Investing in Social Media Pays Financial Dividends
    However, if you don’t feel comfortable reaching out on social media, blogs are another great option. Many investors are starting their own financial blogs where they can speak about their own investment experiences. These blogs aren’t direct advice, but they are extremely helpful if you’re getting your feet wet with investing. If you’re looking to make a sound investment for either personal gain or to benefit your family; social media can help. Here are just a few ways social media can help with your investment endeavors: Investment Advice.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2010
    [Blog] #techMAP Monday’s
    Tweet Written by Tehneyat who currently resides in London, United Kingdom from where she is blogging for Mindjumpers. Similar Posts: Conversation Prism – A Three Sentence Blog [infographic]. You can follow Tehneyat on Twitter @tehneyat. Being in London for the past almost 7 weeks now has been an absolute pleasure. Apart from being in the buzzing vibrant city, I have particularly enjoyed the social media scene here, getting to know people, figuring out who’s who, what agency does what, who are Twitter’s cool kids in town and who aren’t! TechMAP events.
  • SOSHABLE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2013
    [Blog] Add Your Pages to Stumbleupon
    Instead, add an interesting blog post (you blog, right? You should add tags the same way you would when you post a blog or add metadata. Stumbleupon is one of the most interesting social media sites around, and by interesting, I mean it is a complete and total time-sink. Essentially, it’s a toolbar that has a “Stumble” button you can press that will bring you to a random page on the web based on your interests. You can also upvote and downvote pages, which is how Stumbleupon gets better at finding stuff that you’ll like. know, I know.
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2011
    [Blog] My thoughts on Facebook’s commenting system
    You may want to keep Facebook personal, and use Twitter/LinkedIn/your blog or site as your professional reference. Blog comments have long been one way of creating community between bloggers, whether or not those comments are seo-friendly ‘do follow’ links or ‘no follow’ If someone posts a great comment on my site, I’d like them to get the small reward of a direct link to their site, if anyone wants to find out more. There are viable alternatives already out there – for instance Disqus, as used on this blog.
  • DEVUMI  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015
    [Blog] Digital Marketing Trends you NEED to Know About
    The post Digital Marketing Trends you NEED to Know About appeared first on Devumi Blog. If there’s one thing you can count in when it comes to digital marketing trends it is change. The very nature of all things digital is that nothing is really permanent in the way that a book is permanent. Algorithms can be changed, ideas can fall out of favor – but you can go back and edit your website. Here are 7 quick digital marketing trends that you should be thinking about right now. Apply them to your current plans, and start building them into your future plans in advance! Good job.
  • DREW'S MARKETING MINUTE  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2012
    [Blog] Let’s talk business, social and joy!
    I’m fortunate that I am invited to guest blog in some of the most prominent and cool spots on the web. Every once in awhile, those opportunities converge and it’s raining Drew ‘s thinking everywhere you turn. Come join in these conversations around the web: Marketing Profs Daily Fix:  In this post, I suggest that many business owners would be smart to think differently about how size matters.  By staying focused on your organization’s sweet spot — you can actually get smaller while your profits, reputation and opportunities get bigger. You might also like.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013
    [Blog] ProBlogger Training Event: A Last Release of Early Bird Tickets Today
    What : 20+ sessions of content on many aspects of building profitable blogs, networking events, a digital pass (audio recordings of the event) and much more. Topics that we’ve got in our soon to be released schedule include: Building Community and Deepen Reader Engagement on Your Blog. Blog Design and User Experience. How to Build an Editorial Strategy for your Blog. What Product to Sell from Your Blog. Using Video on Your Blog – Creating, Editing and Publishing. The Nuts and Bolts of Selling Products From Your Blog. About the Event.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014
    [Blog] Keep What Works
    Related Stories Are Comments Really Necessary on Your Small Business Blog? The savings in the SmallBizTracks  belief of improvements-by-component workflow is threefold. Time, Savings, Worry. By dividing projects into smaller segments, we can implement faster, measure what’s working, shelf what isn’t working, begin the next project. I’ve seen small businesses agree to big-dollar projects – especially web-based projects. The longer the project takes, they more they worry. If something doesn’t work, more money is needed. Frustration. measure how it works.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2014
    [Blog] BuzzSumo, Quartz Briefs and a Love of Cauliflower – Friday Flutterings
    Great for fiction or non-fiction, long-form or blogging. BuzzSumo has become a great research tool for content, influencers, and where things are getting shared. Screen shots hint at the potential for a Search Once and Subscribe practice coming soon. … One of the quickest news blitz reads is the Quartz Daily Briefs  - know a little about a lot and be able to always have talking points for your day. … Whatever happened to Dakota Moon ? Good sound. I can listen to them a lot, but only two albums? I’ve got both of them. Here’s one of my favorite singles ( My Song ).
  • DEVELOP SOCIALLY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2011
    [Blog] Meet Our Friend @mikefoster
    He lives in Southern California and blogs at www.POTSC.com. One of my goals with Develop Socially is to expose people within the social media community to people who have had a profound affect on me and my personal growth. There are lots of rock stars out there who get headlines every day. But there are thousands more who are both amazing and thought leaders! MikeFoster is one of those people : Mike is a speaker, author, and consultant with organizations on personal sustainability and life management. Mike is also an adviser for the Q and Catalyst conferences. GIVE A SECOND CHANCE.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2015
    [Blog] A Simplified Guide for Naming Business Products
    If you’re a small company who sells information products to your blog audience, you can probably get away with finding a perfect name and registering the domain yourself. – Author Bio : Susan Finch is a freelance writer with a passion for travel and helping small businesses find their online voice through content marketing, blogging and beyond. Written by Susan Finch Entrepreneur reported a professional naming firm charges up to $80,000 to develop a name. It’s also possible to get a basic service for $50. But it can also pigeonhole you into one product or service.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2012
    [Blog] Day 5: People of color impacting the social web – Joselin Mane – #29DaysofDiversity
    Website/Blog: bostontweetup.com/. He has posted his Kolbe results on his company website and his blog. As we all know, February is Black History Month. It’s a month where we honor those who have made an impact on American culture for equal rights, those who have invented, those who have a helped others and those who have inspired everyone to be the best they can be, not only as a person of color but as a human. Even though it’s black history month, the goal for 28 Days of Diversity is to feature not just African-Americans but other minorities in the web/tech space.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013
    [Blog] Tweetdeck to Facebook: See Ya Later!
    But that’s not all that Tweetdeck recently announced on its blog. Tweetdeck is dropping Facebook like a hot potato. beautiful relationship has come to an end. They’re also dropping some of their own apps, including Tweetdeck AIR, Tweetdeck for Android, and Tweetdeck for iPhone. That means they are going fully web-based. Of course, Tweetdeck’s web-based platform has been increasing in popularity. Over the past few years, we’ve seen a steady trend towards people using TweetDeck on their computers and Twitter on their mobile devices. Social Media facebook Tweetdeck
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2011
    [Blog] Google+ Adds Ripples
    Let’s say, for instance, that you share a post from your blog. Have you ever wondered where your social media posts went after you shared them? Whether you were on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or somewhere else? Well, Google+ is making that possible. It’s really a recycled idea from the Wonder Wheel. Remember that Google product? Not many people used it, but some people did. It essentially allowed you to search for a keyword then see what related keywords return in their SERPs. Then you can look at related keywords to that keyword, etc. Here’s an example.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2011
    [Blog] How To Get Instant Credibility
    By writing a book on your topic and offering it for sale on your blog or website, you tell your prospects and your customers that you are a person who knows your business. If you are a small business owner and trying to pave a path to your door for your customers to follow in getting to know you better and do business with you, then the one thing you should prioritize above everything else is writing a book. That’s right. Writing and publishing a book will give you instant credibility. Here’s why. When people hold something tangible in their hands, they know it’s real.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2011
    [Blog] The 5 Reasons Most Companies Aren’t Measuring Social Media
    ————– This is the seventh in a 7-week blog post series covering themes included in The NOW Revolution: 7 Shifts to Make Your Business Faster, Smarter, and More Social - my new book with Amber Naslund , ( available at Amazon now in hard-cover and Kindle ). We hate math. Our abhorrence for calculation enables us to mutually agree on statistically dubious metrics with nary a shrug or arched eyebrow. Nielsen ratings have a direct impact on hundreds of thousands of people in the United States. That’s not math; that’s folly. friends). Probably not. One equals one.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 15, 2010
    [Blog] Conventional Wisdom - Danny Brown
    Home About Me Charities 12for12k Kiva Work With Me About This Blog Disclosure Comment Policy Headway Archives Contact Me Great Blogs Conventional Wisdom August 15, 2010 13 voices share yours! 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? Back to Business and Thank You Response to Barbara Talismans Misinformed 12for12k Post Is Twitter Killing Blog Comments?
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 10, 2011
    [Blog] 7 Tips for Bloggers with Learning Disabilities
    There was just no escape from the stupid jokes. I was inspired to write this post after reading a piece by the Blog Tyrant a few weeks ago. learning disability can hamper your blogging practice. Tips for blogging with a learning disability. Ignore all the advice on how to write a blog post in 20 minutes. Continue to read challenging blogs and try to participate in the discussion, knowing that your comments will likely be full of skipped words, switched letters and other indicators of how your brain works. Kudos to everyone who blogs in a second language.
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 10, 2011
    [Blog] Report shows social companies make more money
    It won’t do anything for your business just sitting there, and that includes customer social outreach like blogs, social media, video sharing etc. A new report by McKinsey shows that ‘fully networked enterprises are not only more likely to be market leaders or to be gaining market share but also use management practices that lead to margins higher than those of companies using the Web in more limited ways.’ Want to become social? And if you’d like some assistance, then look for someone with experience of rolling out new social technology and knowledge transfer.
  • SOSHABLE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2013
    [Blog] 3 Ways to Make Your Facebook Page More Like-Worthy
    Getting people to visit your Facebook is an art unto itself that requires a future blog post, but once you get them there you can do certain things that can help you to get more likes as a result. It’s on thing to have people like your business. It’s another thing to have them “like” your business, as in on Facebook. Your customers may like you, but there’s a good chance that they won’t like you on Facebook. There’s something extremely important to keep in mind when trying to understand how Facebook for business works. Get selected!
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2015
    [Blog] How to Use Research to Create Content That Works
    “ There is a renewed interest in thought leadership , and providing thought leadership that is not simply viral, but will have some legs to it. A lot of the content that we are being hired to help produce is designed to be real, flagship, pillar content and not, ‘Oh, I need a blog post.''” (highlight to tweet) Take a strategic approach to figuring out what you’re good at and what your audience wants to hear from you, and go from there. Tweetable Moments Finding the spicy meatball in a piece of data is key. He is a music maven and saucier.
  • SOSHABLE  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2011
    [Blog] 4 Things We Expect to See from Digg in 2012
    Adding more unique content in the form of blog posts and user-generated guest posts can kill both birds with one stone. Those who run blogs know that unique content that gets linked to by other websites and shared by visitors on other social media sites is one of the keys to traffic. This is going to be a make or break year for Digg.com. After the debacle of 2010′s V4 launch , many in the industry thought that the site would die a quick death in 2011. As the year comes to a close, Digg is far from dead and is poised for a rebound in 2012. Digg is at a crossroads.
  • ADAM SHERK  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2010
    [Blog] AOL Newsroom: A Model for the Future or Shades of 2001?
    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 AOL Newsroom: A Model for the Future or Shades of 2001? Are you sure you want to write that article, Dave? Is this a good thing? Done right, I say absolutely.
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2010
    [Blog] Three Lessons Non-Profits Can Learn From Coca Cola
    Some of the ideas I have been exploring in my Social Squared Manifesto apply universally to marketers, entrepreneurs and activists – – and the very theme of Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers Entrepreneurs and Activists is that these groups can learn important lessons from each other on how to benefit from the intersection of social as in connecting people and social as in benefiting the society. Coca Cola uses real-time data to measure progress and create a feedback loop even in remote markets. 2. How to tap into the partner and volunteer ecosystem beyond the organization?
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008
    [Blog] Web 2.0 and Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) " Learning Matters!
    Onto the good stuff… I was fortunate enough to be asked to contribute at the e-Learning Guild in two different forums this week: Tony Karrer , hoodwinked Brent Schelenker , Steven Downes and yours truly to talk about Web 2.0 (and a bit of 3D) meets Corporate Learning — or if that is not what it was he wanted us to talk about it is certainly where it went. I’ve known Tony for a while… and I am a big fan of both Steven and Brent’s via daily reading of their Blogs. About this Blog. TED Blog. Blog at WordPress.com.Learning Matters! Web 2.0
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 2010
    [Blog] Facebook Introduces Location Service: Places
    Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « For Companies: 10 Questions to ask yourself before entering social media Facebook Goes Live with New Video Channel » Facebook Introduces Location Service: Places Posted by Anne Herngaard Aug 19th, 2010 Tweet Geolocation has been buzzing for some time now – especially with the location based services Foursquare and Gowalla. Now Facebook is following their footsteps and introduces their own location service called ’Places’. But no one really knows how long it will take. How does Places work?
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2013
    [Blog] Why Google+ is an Essential Part of Your Social Strategy
    For that matter, make sure that when you post to your blog, each post has a plus 1 button at the bottom. While its 2011 launch debut was easily forgotten, Google+ usage has quietly but steadily been growing. So much so, in fact, that usage of the site now surpasses both LinkedIn and Twitter, with over 343 million users and 34% of all social logins, according to a recent study commissioned by Janrain. Google+ now seems more poised than any other social media platform to dethrone Facebook in terms of social sharing. Why Businesses Should Use Google+. 1) Social Logins Matter. No excuses! 2.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGERY  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 9, 2009
    [Blog] Social Media and IT Security: Adversaries or Partners?
    Joshua Salmons stated it best in a recent blog post – “If the president left his travel agenda scheduling up to the Secret Service, he’d never leave the White House bunker (”Safer” is easier.). blog comments powered by Disqus « Previous Entries Next Entries » Popular Comments Featured Tags Identify the Right People to Manage Your Social Media Initiatives The Evolution of the Social Media Evangelist Twenty Theses for Government 2.0, web20 wiki Have This Blog Sent to Your Email! Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 Government 2.0 there!
  • SOCIALFISH  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2011
    [Blog] What’s Next for Social Media and Events?
    Thank you Ehren for contributing to the SocialFish blog! This is a guest post by Ehren Foss, who co-founded HelpAttack! and loves working in #nptech. If you’ve attended a conference in the past few years, you know that social media is an indispensable part of the conference experience.  In much the same way, television shows, news topics, and other happenings also unfold simultaneously online. Woe to the networked nonprofit or association who only thinks of events in terms of their end of year fundraising gala or annual conference! Expertly use hashtags on Twitter and elsewhere.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 2015
    [Blog] Can’t Miss Campaign: Your Year with Nike+
    Nike even hits at this in a blog post , where they note, “the first of a series of initiatives that will see Nike use data to help it’s members do more – whether they are attempting to run their first mile or complete their tenth marathon.”. According to Nike, “Data means nothing if you don’t do something with it.”. Inspired by the amount of running and training stats logged by Nike+ users, the company decided that data should be doing more for the people who matter the most: their community. Enter the, “Your Year With Nike” campaign. The strategy behind the videos is two-fold.
  • ONE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2011
    [Blog] Social Media is for EVERYONE! : Old Spice Proved It
    We also built them a blog and optimized their Youtube channel among other things. We recently started working with Ergo Office Seating , an office chair supplier from San Jose California. Ergo supplies furniture dealers with high-end ergonomic office chairs, they don’t sell directly to the consumer. Keep that in mind. Ergo started their Facebook page and Twitter accounts from scratch. We made sure that Ergo’s slogan was represented across their designs, in their content and through their voice. Here’s why those people are wrong. They also tweeted to Ergo.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2011
    [Blog] Why have we become social sheep?
    While there are still meaningful conversations and thoughts to be had, it is more difficult to see them in streams of information flooded with retweets, blog posts and event and other hashtags merely rehashing the verbatim of the speaker de jour. If you are going to blog about it, give some insight as to how it inspired you and if you Tweet it or share on Facebook, give some context as to why it’s important.  On the other hand, if you disagree with something that you heard at an event, read on a blog or saw Tweeted, make your case. How can it apply to you or your business?
  • ARI HERZOG  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2010
    [Blog] Why I Ask You to Comment Right Now
    If the stereotype is true that everyone reads a blog post before adding a comment, you just failed that stereotype. You might want to do that again, somewhere else, on some other blog. Related posts: Boost Corporate Branding and Add That Blog Comment. Did You Approve That Blog Comment? How to Enhance Your Blog Comment: Focus on KeywordLuv and CommentLuv. Before reading anything below, add a comment first. Write about whatever you want. All of the comment fields are optional. Don’t want to attach your name? But, add that comment first.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2010
    [Blog] How to Use Social Media to Attract a Higher Advertiser Rate
    As a blog business owner, your brand needs to reach beyond your blog. You don’t want to sell your soul and lose the trust that you’ve built, but there’s no reason why you can’t monetize the attention of your audience beyond your blog. Publish a blog post to welcome a new sponsor and tweet about it. Haven’t separated your personal social media accounts from your blog’s yet? Clare Lancaster offers blog reviews to help improve the business performance of your blog. Post from: ProBlogger Blog Tips. In some ways, it’s the ultimate opt-in.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 2011
    [Blog] The Verizon iPhone announcement better happen on 1.11.11 or all heck is going to break lose.
    Just do a Google Blog Search for “ verizon iphone &# and I’m sure between all the tech blogs and the AT&T users who want to switch to Verizon or the Verizon users who want the iPhone everyone is saying finally or will they? As I’ve been in the technology space for over 12 years one thing I’m tired of is all of the technology rumors. One of the most hyped rumors of all time is when or if Verizon will start selling the iPhone. Come Tuesday, January 11, 11:00 A.M. also known as 1.11.11. Verizon is to make an announcement in New York. So it seems.
  • TWITIP  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 23, 2010
    [Blog] Marketing Benefits of Running a Social Business
    You can tell these accounts as generally all they contain are updates generated by the feed from their news page or if they have one, their blog. For more tips, check out our blog! Whats missing here is the social element to marketing your business online. And as a result of all of this, we are in a much better place to satisfy our customer requirements. We are there when we hear things going wrong and are able to fix them, faster. We can use our contacts to put them in touch with the relevant people. January 23, 2010 Comments January 23, 2010 Christie Jarvis @Christie Jarvis Yes!
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2010
    [Blog] Small Business Saturday - It's More Than Business
    According to the Small Business Administration, 68% of every dollar spent with local businesses stays in your community - being returned in the form of taxes, payroll, and other expenditures.  Of course, if you are a regular reader of this blog, you are likely a small business owner or employed by one, so you already knew this.  . Small Business Saturday is an initiative sponsored by American Express Open to create more awareness of the small businesses that play a vital role in keeping our local communities economically sound.  . How important are small businesses to your local economy?
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013
    [Blog] How to Uncover Meaningful Social Data
    started my first blog in 1996 and joined the early waves of adopters for Facebook and Twitter. I’ve been at this so long that it’s hard to believe that we haven’t mastered the ROI of social media. Image via BigStockPhoto.com. Call it the Analytics Effect: People get so hooked on cheap-and-abundant data from sources like Google Analytics that they ignore useful data from other sources. Interesting as a concept, but does it really exist? percent — a pale shadow of the conversion rates for email and search. Seems like it ought to be settled law by now.
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2011
    [Blog] Why size isn’t everything – at least for communities…
    And yet the highest value interactions I’m having in terms of in-depth knowledge sharing and information which provides direct results for me comes from a couple of small subgroups on each, and a couple of far, far smaller forums, dedicated to relevant topics such as SEO, or Blogging. I made a note to respond to a recent post by David Cushman , in which he talks about the value formula applied to cities by a theoretical physicist, and applies it to social networks and particularly Google +. The money quote is: “…it can be understood by a single magic number: 1.15.
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2011
    [Blog] The paradox of the ‘lads mag’
    There are a range of sites catering for those in search of bare flesh and celebrities, from adult sites to Youtube to small spam blogs, and all of them are focused for that need. I grew up around the time ‘lads mags’ such as Loaded, FHM and Maxim were peaking in terms of launches and print circulation, immediately prior to the rise of the internet. At the same time, Nuts is apparently the most popular Men’s Lifestyle website, according to Hitwise , with FHM and Zoo also in the top ten. Where did the male readers go? Those in the middle are the ones getting squeezed.
  • DREW'S MARKETING MINUTE  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2011
    [Blog] Content marketing playbook
    Related posts: Top 42 Content Marketing blogs — are you reading them? get a playbook to help you create content that matters. The idea of creating content to establish your expertise, influence the search engines and create a community has been an evolution of one of the oldest marketing tactics out there — sampling. If I share with you what I know and you learn from it, value it, want more — then in theory, you’ll eventually move from the sample table to the real deal and hire me to give you the full benefit of my expertise. Fine…content is king. Now what?
  • ENGAGE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2014
    [Blog] Shock to the System: Content Marketing Is Alive and Well
    Coined by corporate marketing consultant Mark Schaefer in a January blog post , the term describes a future in which too much content saturates and eventually drowns our growing industry. Are you a believer in content shock? For a few weeks in January, it was the talk of the content marketing blogosphere. But given another decade of marketing budgets shifting toward content and we’ll be in a very different content landscape.”. Schaefer’s post went from content shock to shock and awe in a social media minute. Other bloggers and content marketers joined the debate and piled on. Hardly.
  • PAMORAMA  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2010
    [Blog] Kids Don't Hate Twitter Anymore! [Chart]
    Is this taken from a survey? I do know a lot of younger people that are starting to use Twitter especially if they are blogging. The young people I know that don't have a blog are still on FaceBook. blog comments powered by Disqus Previous post: The Facebook Juggernaut: Exponential Growth + World’s Leading News Reader? pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Kids Don’t Hate Twitter Anymore! Chart] by Pam Dyer on February 16, 2010 Share Remember last year’s obsession about kids hating Twitter ? source).
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014
    [Blog] It Is Hard Saying No
    Please sign up to receive blog posts by email. Yes, I want to do this. Yes, I want to do that too. Yes, I will volunteer for you. Yes, I have space and will take that off your hands. Yes, I will take that too. Yes, I will read that. Yes, I will watch that. Yes, I will yes I will yes I will yes I will. Yes. I am tired of saying yes. I am wearing too many hats. have too many roles, most of which I chose to do. I own too much stuff. have too much in my head. this, I that. It is a burden. hope it will make a difference. No, I know it will. Thanks for reading. Productivity
  • ONE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  MONDAY, JULY 5, 2010
    [Blog] 5 Killer Apps to Take Your Facebook Page to the Next Level
    Home | About OSM | Why Social Media | Services | Client Speak | Blog | Contact Copyright © 2010 onesocialmedia, All Rights Reserved Start a chat | CMS Login « Social Media Success Story: Domino’s Pizza (UK) Boosts Sales through Facebook and Foursquare 3 Social Media Myths You Should Be Careful Of » 5 Killer Apps to Take Your Facebook Page to the Next Level Go from plain vanilla to a triple-layer sundae! Ok, let’s talk Facebook. Your clients are clamoring for their share of Facebook bliss, or perhaps it’s you who’s eyeing it hoping to cash in on some of its magic.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2014
    [Blog] Content Week: Come Join the ProBlogger Twitter Chat
    Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This week is all about content, and we will be featuring a post a day for six days giving you insight into content-creating from many different angles. We’d love for this to be collaborative, so Darren will be hosting a Twitter chat this Wednesday 5th February from noon – 1pm Melbourne, Australia time (8pm US Eastern). Come armed with questions you’d like answers to, and to have a content conversation with like-minded people. Use the hashtag #PBchat and get involved! Content Week: Come Join the ProBlogger Twitter Chat. General
  • IMAGINE YOUR REALITY  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
    [Blog] How to turn Abundance Thinking into Abundance Living
    Mark Hiatt, of Your Networking Universe has also posted a blog article on Abundance Thinking. One of my favorite business books is the Magic of Thinking Big by David Schwartz, because what he teaches in that book is how to turn abundance thinking into a lifestyle choice. In my experience, its a much more realistic approach to abundance thinking, because the reality of life and business is that we will have bad situations occur, but how we choose to respond to those situations will be what really determines if we are applying abundance thinking to our lives. What can I learn today?
  • SOSHABLE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011
    [Blog] Understanding Facebook’s Master Plan – Part I
    To try to fit this into a single blog post is too aggressive. It is becoming crystal clear to anyone who is watching that Facebook has a goal. It sounds more ominous than it really is as the intentions are really geared around profit and power, but Facebook’s goal is to rule the online (and parts of the offline) world. If you don’t see that, you’re either not paying attention or you’ve been brainwashed by pokes and CityVille. Let’s take a look at all of the circumstantial evidence and see if you draw the same conclusion. Connecting Everything and Everyone.
  • JACOB MORGAN  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2014
    [Blog] How The Motley Fool Became the #1 Company in America to Work For
    Motley Fool Public Blog. Links from the episode: Motley Fool Motley Fool Public Blog Podcast future of work motley fool podcast Click Here to Subscribe via iTunes. Click Here to Subscribe via RSS Feed (non-iTunes feed). link]. The one stat you need to know. According to a  new report  by the Conference Board, the New York-based nonprofit research group, some 54.6% liked their physical environment in 1987 versus 56.4% today, and 54.7% liked their equipment in 1987, compared to less than a percentage point more today, 55.2%. What this episode is about and why you should care.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2011
    [Blog] Are you ready to be a member of the 5th estate?
    In the book, DC’s blogging guru takes a philosophical look at the new realm of media that we are in now and offers reasons and best practices for brands looking to get into the game. I read a lot of books and to be honest most of the social media tombs rehash the same info over and over again. I am glad to say that when I read Geoff Livingston ‘s Welcome to the Fifth Estate, this was not the case. Below is my full review: This post contains video, click here if you are having trouble viewing. The big question here is are you ready to join the 5th Estate?
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014
    [Blog] How to Rock Your Social Customer Service
    One final note: for those who have followed me over the last few years, you know full well that I was a pretty early adopter. I was blogging about social media marketing since 2006 and most dismissed it as “social media is a fad” or didn’t care to catch onto it just like Bitcoin is foreign to everyone today. Ever wonder how to manage the constant flux of customer service complaints (or praises) via social media? After years of trial and error, I’m fairly certain I’ve perfected the tactic from a low-cost perspective. And I want to help you do the same.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2011
    [Blog] Is Blogger Copyright Dead?
    If you’re reading this blog post anywhere other than ProBlogger.com, you’re reading an illegal rip of the original. Content scraping—by automated programs that pull entire posts from your blog for republishing elsewhere—and autoblogging—where sites regurgitate whole articles from your RSS feed on their pages—are the most common content ripping practices. Image by stock.xchng user Spiders As an old-skool content creator, I’ve been astonished at the things I’ve heard and read in recent months on this topic, particularly among the blogging community.
  • BLOG.SHAREDVUE.COM  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2010
    [Blog] Content Syndication vs. Content Distribution
    Below is a quick synopsis of the difference between the two and the ways they are best used for channel vendors to push content for and to their partners. Syndication Web content syndication is an automated flow of content from one source to infinite locations that allows the initial content creator complete control all versions. It allows a vendor to create a centralized hub or content repository where they can arrange marketing content about products, solutions and other promotions. The content is able to be automatically updated on partner websites without any action from the partner.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012
    [Blog] Where Are The Silicon Valleys of the World – infographic
    In this infographic, we examine the world’s up-and-coming tech communities – from Germany to Mexico to Indonesia and more – and compare them on a number of different factors, including entrepreneurial mindset, access to capital and general strengths and weaknesses: social management blog. According to John D. Sutter, writing for CNN : “The fact that centers of tech innovation are emerging all over the globe – not just in that mountain-ringed, strip-mall-plagued valley near San Jose, California – is both encouraging and fascinating.
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2010
    [Blog] Royal Sun Alliance and Nasza-Klassa: Social media in Poland
    You can read more about the campaign, as well as find more information about Roberto Hortal Munoz, on his blog at www.hortal.com. When I head out to conferences and seminars, the value for me often is not so much in the content of the event itself, but more with the surprising people you meet and their great stories and anecdotes about social media. RSA’s National Driving Test game was launched in February this year on Poland’s equivalent of Facebook , Nasza-Klasa. Nasza-Klasa has 14 million active members and 16 million online users. Read more of our Social Media Case Studies.
  • SOCMED SEAN  |  SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2012
    [Blog] Klouchebag Let’s You REALLY Know What Your Klout Score Means
    Okay…I’ll confess. I can’t stand Klout. That was until I found a hilarious Klout parody site that I just had to share. Apparently, Tom Scott has some similar angst over the validity of Klout as measure of social influence, so he created Klouchebag.com -where you can find out just how big of an online douche you are through your Klout Score. So…I’ll feed my Klout angst one more time just so I can  share this hilarious resource. Cheers! –Sean. Featured Humor Social Media influence klout social media
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2011
    [Blog] Facebook Changes Page Layout Features | Small Business Mavericks
    About Us What’s a Maverick? Tweeting Can Lead To Short-Term Traffic Gains » Facebook Changes Page Layout Features It used to be that Facebook fan pages weren’t allowed to interact with other pages or with Facebook profile walls. Now, that’s no longer the case. You can interact with others on Facebook as your branded Facebook page. This is a great opportunity for brands that are using Facebook for marketing. The downside is it will likely lead to more page spam, but that downside notwithstanding, the positives are a lot better. You had to actively promote those pages.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2011
    [Blog] Get Your Own YouTube Channel | Small Business Mavericks
    About Us What’s a Maverick? Are You Getting Bad Real Estate SEO Advice? » Get Your Own YouTube Channel YouTube presents one of the greatest marketing tools to hit the Internet in years. Really. I’m not making it up. And what makes YouTube such a powerful marketing tool is that you can virtually have your own YouTube channel, sort of like your own TV channel – except, it’s free. All you have to do is set up a YouTube account and start producing and uploading videos. OK, it’s a little more complicated than that. Some channels have thousands of viewers every day.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2011
    [Blog] Time To Measure Page Load Speed | Small Business Mavericks
    About Us What’s a Maverick? It is almost near consensus that Google finds page load speed important. recent announcement that Google Analytics can now track and report page load speed should put any doubt to rest. This is important news for a number of reasons: First and foremost, a slow loading website or landing page can affect your conversion rate. If this concerns you, then you should measure your page load speed and determine whether or not it is affecting your conversion rate. If so, figure out a way to speed up your website’s load time. Does geography play a role in load time?
  • DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
    [Blog] Conversations? Now They’re Just Sound Bites
    It’s the purist in us that longs for those not so long ago days when we used to talk face to face, use Twitter the “right way&# , comment on blogs, and read newspapers…:). When you get a chance go read Jay Baer’s post titled, Is social  conversation a myth ? It’s a quick read, well worth it, and got me thinking. You know what’s cool in a weird, sorta, karma like way? Sometimes in the social media bubble, there’s  a confluence of thoughts on the same topic at the same time. This is one of those moments. Or the lack thereof. Joe Jaffe is right.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2011
    [Blog] Dear Mr. President Barack Obama, see what had happen was… Explanation of my Black In America 4 rant about money in my pocket
    With that being said I believe the question and/or comment I was asked was about how do I feel right now, and/or what do I say to people why the NewME Accelerator is needed etc. I can’t remember if I was asked directly about President Barack Obama but I do know some of the blog comments and conversations I read or was told was about how some people were saying race doesn’t matter in Silicon Valley, and in 2011 we have a black President and we should fine, etc. Tomorrow is the big day. Let me explain the “CONTEXT” of the situation. Play the game to be successful.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014
    [Blog] Dear Podcaster
    really want to share a few things with you before we get started. (I’m blogging this because I want the universe to know, not just one person.) I run the risk of seeming a bit fancy or snobby. Dear podcaster: I’m really glad that you were kind enough to invite me to be a guest on your show. It means a lot that you think my ideas will be of value to the community you serve. That’s not it. I’m more sad than anything. Continue Reading. BiggerStories
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2015
    [Blog] The Rise (and Fall) of the Lazy Marketer
    And as long as people have questions I can’t answer in a blog post, I’ll probably write a book.” Tweetable Moments Content isn’t the finish line. It’s the starting line. markwschaefer Tweet This Creating Content Isn’t Enough Mark Schaefer , in addition to running his successful marketing company Schaefer Marketing Solutions , has  written five books in five years , including his latest, “The Content Code.” ” Mark didn’t set a business goal to write five books in five years. But it’s not enough to create content. Air Force.
  • SCOTT GOULD  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 22, 2010
    [Blog] Video: How McDonalds Turned It Around
    This thought comes from Scott Gould 's thinking blog for thinking people. If you can’t see the video above, click here. recently found MeetTheBoss.tv – a site full of interviews with executives from organisations and brands you know, and some you don’t. It takes a bit of time to go through, and you have to sign up to see the full length videos, but it is worthwhile. You’ve probably seen McDonalds brand transformation over the last 5 years, both in their stores and in their branding – in fact, you probably can’t miss it. Note that you will have to.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2011
    [Blog] How to Successfully Launch and Propel Your Business Upward
    In  Launch: How to Quickly Propel Your Business Beyond the Competition , Mike shares the learning he gained from previous business ventures and experiences that helped him build Social Media Examiner into a top business blog and a multi-million dollar business in less than two years – despite lacking direct experience in that industry. I had the opportunity to interview Mike to get a first hand account of how marketing has significantly changed in recent years – and why you’ll want to change with it if you expect to capably move  your business forward. Does it work?
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 2014
    [Blog] Are You Reading This On A Mobile Device?
    If you are using a smartphone or some other mobile device to read this blog, you are part of the growing trend. According to the recent Moz article  Why Mobile Matters – Now , one-fifth of North American page views are on mobile. Dr. Peter J. This increased data transmission is how we get those cool videos on our smartphones and surf the web for local attractions, and more. It makes sense that more people will be using mobile as the devices get easier to buy and use. What Does Mobile Matter To Marketers? Do you agree?
  • DREW'S MARKETING MINUTE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2011
    [Blog] Either they trust you or they don’t
    All very important concepts on this blog. Marketing. The art of selling. Customer loyalty. Brand promise. Social credibility. And in your organization. At the core of every one of them is trust.  Or the lack thereof. Think of any relationship you have — personal or professional. How close you feel to that person is directly correlated to how much you trust them. The deeper the trust, the deeper the relationship. And the deeper the relationship, the more likely it is to be long lasting. Which from your business’ point of view translates to more profitable. Regularly.
  • T2 SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014
    [Blog] The Best and Worst Features of Major Social Networks for Brands
    And much like a blog or website, you’ll need to continue producing new content in order to find your channel on top. Not every brand is right for the major social networks, and not every one of those networks is right for a specific brand. When a brand gets started with social media marketing, the initial thought process is something along the lines of: “I need to be everywhere, all the time, no matter what.” ” Considering the massive presence that some of the most successful brands have had on major social networks, this is a natural rationalization. Facebook.
  • TRADESMEN INSIGHTS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2015
    [Blog] Do You Use Relationship Marketing When Trying to Reach Contractors?
    This blog focuses on helping manufacturers better communicate with contractors and professional tradesmen. Be helpful and positive in all interactions – whether it’s on Twitter, Facebook or your blog…always be helpful, positive and upbeat. Give back on other blogs – link when appropriate to other blogs, visit their sites and make comments and write guest posts for them. By John Sonnhalter, Rainmaker Journeyman at Sonnhalter. I’ve always been a big believer in relationship selling. After all, we usually buy stuff from people we know, like and trust.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011
    [Blog] Exceptional Customer Service in a Digital Age
    According to Nielsen, people spend three times as much time on blogs and social media than on email- across all age groups. It has been said many times that “relationships are everything in business”. happen to agree. There are few things as potent as a satisfied, loyal customer who shares their extraordinary experience through the social channels today’s digital world provides. Providing exceptional service and support through these channels is an effective and powerful way to reshape corporate culture, grow customer relationships, and set yourself apart from the competition.
  • DIVA MARKETING BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JULY 4, 2013
    [Blog] Fourth of July @ Your Own Pace
    Is it a longer format like blogs, are you a 140 character diva or perhaps your world is visual? In my adopted home town of Atlanta, Happy Fourth of July begins with people waking before dawn. Well.not so much for me or Max but for many of my friends who run, jog, walk and sometimes skip (well someone must skip!) down Main Street in Atlanta to participate in the Peachtree Road Race. For the awe inspiring 88 year old Betty Lindberg  this year marks her 24th Peachtree Road Race. Toss of a pink boa to you Betty! People find their own pace. . People find their own pace. .
  • WEB METRICS GURU  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2011
    [Blog] TRENDRR.TV Initial Review and Thoughts
    Take the case study of the Weather Channel – while it’s not particularly detailed (giving you just the main points) there is more wealth of information if you use triangulation and read the TRENDRR blog, here. from the blog post: The Classifier. In this stormy weekend, as Hurricane Irene heads up the eastern seaboard, I’m sitting in an internet cafe, at 100% humidity , with TRENDRR.TV Looking at TRENDRR.TV, I’m presented with what appears to be a Leader-board of what is currently airing or has recently aired on cable and network television. TRENDRR.TV
  • DIVA MARKETING BLOG  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2012
    [Blog] Social Media Kindness: The New "Little Black Dress"
    Experiences I would never had if it were not for Diva Marketing, blogging and of course social media. This week I had the amazing opportunities to particiapte in two "taking online offline" experiences. Friendships I would not have made if I had not take a risk. I  joined BBF  Lynn Epstein as part of  Everywhere's , a social media marketing firm, ongoing Wise Women series where women share their stories with the Everywhere staff. The other was at digital agency  Engauge  where I was part of a blogger influencer discussion with about 10 other women.  . Skip over and take a look. be kind.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
    [Blog] Don’t limit your view of earned media
    The action can be a like, comment, share, tweet, retweet, comment, review, blog post, video, news story, use of a hashtag or mention to a friend. Any action taken by a consumer of your paid media is earned media. That consumer can be a viewer, listener, reader or visitor anywhere on the web. where your paid message is accessible, and from any device that allows them to access that message. It can be a Facebook or LinkedIn status update or an image shared on Instagram. Earned media is getting a lot more attention these days, and rightly so. And that gives it a lot more power.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  MONDAY, JULY 19, 2010
    [Blog] Use Gen Y Stereotypes to Your Advantage | Spin Sucks
    And we’ll tell them through our blogs, on Twitter, you name it. Check out his personal blog, Life Without Pants , and swing by to say hello on Twitter. 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. To many, we’re almost seen as an entirely different species. Now for the Gen Y crowd. My point?
  • DANNY BROWN  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 23, 2010
    [Blog] You Scratch My Back - Danny Brown
    Home About Me Charities 12for12k Kiva Work With Me About This Blog Disclosure Comment Policy Headway Archives Contact Me Great Blogs You Scratch My Back August 23, 2010 33 voices share yours! give a ton of free advice away every day via my blog. Then offer some ideas how they could maybe implement.Im all for offering "free" through the blog, and as I mention to Zach earlier, if youre offering something, you shouldnt really complain when folks take you up on it.Its the other part of the equation that becomes "fun" ;-) New! Take it offline as well.
  • JACOB MORGAN  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2010
    [Blog] Who is the Social Customer?
    Social Media Globetrotter Home Consulting Speaking Travel Blog About SOCIAL MEDIA GLOBETROTTER Who is the Social Customer? blog comments powered by Disqus Connect with me Subscribe to Social Media RSS RSS About Jacob Email Me Jacob Morgan is the Principal of Chess Media Group , a social business consultancy that works with medium and enterprise companies on developing Enterprise 2.0, If you enjoy traveling be sure to check out Jacobs travel blog. But, what exactly is a social customer and what do brands need to know about interacting with her?  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2013
    [Blog] Nokia’s App Social, Solving The Mobile App Discovery Problem
    As we wrap up 2013, it’s time for tech blogs to publish their top apps articles. I’m sure after Christmas when everyone has unwrapped their new smartphone the big question will be, “What is your favorite app?” or What is the best app for preving docs”, or “editing photos”. Apps rule the mobile world and it’s getting more difficult by the week to discover new apps. Those are common questions online and offline, and it’s not getting easier. Yes, with millions of apps resting in app stores, there’s a big discovery problem. Enter Nokia with a solution. link]. ?[link]. link]. link].
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2013
    [Blog] The Ultimate Guide to Making Money with the Amazon Affiliate Program
    Today, I was looking back over some of my earliest attempts at making money from blogging. first heard about Amazon’s Affiliate program in April 2003. I had been blogging for 6 months and was beginning to realise that this new hobby of mine was going to cost me a little money (for hosting, design etc). I was newly married at the time and on a very tight budget. realised that if I wanted to keep blogging, I needed to find a way for my blogs to pay for themselves. realised that DPS was a blog that largely shared ‘tips on how to use a camera’. Relevancy Matters.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  MONDAY, JUNE 7, 2010
    [Blog] Social Media for Sales
    For more information on essential tactics for social media use by sales pros, see my recent guest post on the Your Sales Management Guru blog. One of the challenges in measuring the ROI of social media marketing is that the use of social networking and social sharing tools isn’t confined to the marketing group. Social media is being used in multiple functions across the enterprise, from product development (e.g. In terms of revenue generation, the effective use of social media by both sales and marketing teams is critical. Share this on Bebo. Share this on del.icio.us. Digg this!
  • ENGAGE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2012
    [Blog] How to Set the Table for Word of Mouth Marketing
    Consumers are more than twice as likely to trust people they know in blogs, on Facebook, and on Twitter than they are to trust brands in the same spaces. I f I play my cards right you’ll tell your friends about this post. Maybe you’ll even share it through Facebook or Twitter. Either way, your comments, recommendations or suggestions can spread like wildfire creating a buzz that is known as word of mouth. In social networking, the content you determine share worthy is given your little seal of approval as you send it off to the masses. So you may be wondering, “What’s the catch?”
  • SOCIAL MEDIA CITIZENS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2010
    [Blog] Social Media Citizens Map
    Advertisement blog comments powered by Disqus Top Videos Previous Entry Interview with Social Media Citizen: David Siteman Garland Next Entry Interview with Social Media Citizen: Nick Baggott SMC QUOTE “.As Home Content RSS Log in Social Media Citizens Home Case Studies Reports SMC List TOP Lists Video Consulting Portfolio Social Media Citizens Map October 6th, 2010 by Giedrius Ivanauskas Leave a reply » Share I bet that you have already seen a few versions of these social media maps. You can find the commercial copy of this particular map at xkcd.com. Valid XHTML 1.0
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2011
    [Blog] #measurePR with Marshall Sponder (Part I)
    A week ago today, I spoke to Marshall Sponder for the very first time. I was quite excited, because I’ve been following his blog for ages. mean, when you spell “measurement geek,&# you are really spelling M-A-R-S-H-A-L-L-S-P-O-N-D-E-R.&#. That’s how much into measurement he is! Marshall and I have been trying to connect for a long time, and I’ve always wanted to have him as a guest on #measurePR. With his new book, Social Media Analytics just out, this was the perfect time. know you’ll enjoy digging into it. August 16, 12-1 pm ET. Please save the date!
  • DIGITAL DIVA  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2015
    [Blog] Birthdays, catching up with friends & scoffing at ‘bants’
    That’s not to say I didn’t have a big ‘to do’ list though (I’m currently looking at it…think I managed to do a third of it!). I did get chance to post a few blog posts this week. Hello, hello. Another week flies by. This week I spent a good proportion in London with work and seeing a friend I’ve been meaning to catch up with for ages. Love you Anna! I was also down for my brother’s 30th birthday, which involved lots of good food at Roka on Charlotte Street. Then back up for another friend’s birthday…what a fab few days. Bants?!
  • ARI HERZOG  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2011
    [Blog] Meet Delena Silverfox on Facebook
    With a parenting blog and complementary Twitter account to converse on writing and parenting tips , it is her Facebook page that she seeks to improve and enhance. Maybe you’d like to meet her there? -- Thanks for reading Meet Delena Silverfox on Facebook , the latest article from my blog on the social web. also write a blog from my city council desk. Delena Silverfox empowers women to join her in raising their children through natural parenting. Many people who didn’t enter the contest shared the article across their social networking sites. Marketing Facebook
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 2010
    [Blog] Influence and Empire Avenue
    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? blog comments powered by Disqus Blog Partners
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2014
    [Blog] Week in Review June 22-28: Posts and Podcasts
    One way to do this is by combining your blog posts or other content into a week in review on SlideShare. Week in Review June 22-28: Posts and Podcasts from ConverStations and SmallBiz Tracks Daily Podcasts. The repurposing of content to reach new audiences and extend the shelf life of your efforts is something we always coach. SmallBiz Tracks Week in Review: June 28, 2014 from Mike Sansone. You can catch a complete review, in addition to top links to  give your small business a L.I.F.T  by  subscribing to Whistle Stops Weekly  email newsletter. Previous Weeks: June 15-21.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2010
    [Blog] Kpop Lessons: Handling Defamation Through Public Relations
    Acknowledge the rumors and talk with others through your social media outposts: express your thoughts on Twitter, release a video on YouTube, or publish a blog post. Vague statements will not help your case, and as @bustedblonde told me over Twitter: “Don’t hide behind [them].&# In a blog post on the Bear Stearns debacle , Peter Cohan explains that “when a CEO makes statements such as ‘we have adequate liquidity,’ the lack of specificity undermines confidence.&# Oh, one other thing: my blog = my sandbox. Your lawsuit v. Read All About It!
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2012
    [Blog] What I Learned From Liars and Journalists, and How it Made Me a Better Blogger
    Trust Me, I’m Lying – Confessions of a Media Manipulator is the title of Ryan Holiday’s new book about the tactics cutting-edge bloggers use to drive hundreds of thousands of viewers to their blogs, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Ryan, author of controversial posts like  The Top 5 Performing American Apparel Ads, And How They Get PR For Free (NSFW) , is the Director of Marketing at American Apparel, and is a self-proclaimed “media manipulator.” He has made a high-flying career serving irresistible blog content to places like the Huffington Post, Gawker, and Jezebel.
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 2012
    [Blog] Creating categories and definitions by doing, not debating
    Or I do: Writing, Journalism, Blogging, Natural SEO, Paid SEO, PPC, Content Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Training, Tutoring, Affiliate Management, Community Management, Analytics, Either way, it means I should need the world’s biggest business cards. I don’t. I just read a post by Peep Laja which talked about the old advice of inventing a new category to be able to charge more for your products than just slotting into a predefined definition, followed by a post by Neville Hobson on an attempt to redefine what PR means. write for other people’s projects. Buffer.
  • ACIDLABS  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2009
    [Blog] Use the connections — recruitment and social networks
    Related posts What will the future of media look like? (15) What inspires me to blog (and a short rant) (3) Oops… Another big brand slips up on social media (10) Work or play? Home Work How acidlabs works Meet Workshops Speaking Past speaking For conference and meeting planners Press Clients Tumble Subscribe acidlabs Conversation. Collaboration. Community. The text below is the argument I put for my case (more or less). The big news media. The music industry. Recruitment agencies. Job boards. These are all ideas whose end times have come. At least in their current form. But why?
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2013
    [Blog] Reputation Management Is Becoming Increasingly Important For Businesses & Individuals
    To ensure that individuals and businesses have a positive digital footprint it has become much more important to consistently portray a positive online reputation. A bad review, critical blog post, unflattering link or an out of control rant from an ex-employee  which shows on the first page of Google search results can have devastating effects for a business, as this can cause click-through rates to plummet and business sales to drop and can often affect search results for years to come. This has led to many businesses to understand the importance of reputation management.
  • DIGIGEN  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2010
    [Blog] Cool Stuff: iPad Scratch and Mix
    Shame about the name, but the video is good. just love the idea of being able to mix and scratch off two ipads or even an ipad and iphone! But to see how you should really mix, check out Kentaro from DMC 2002. That’s true talent. Dan on A New Focus on Social Business Strategy. Powered by WordPress and Hybrid
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
    [Blog] SideraWorks is Taking on Social Business
    Yes, we have a blog, and while we have some classic posts up there now from both Matt and me, you can subscribe to it via RSS or email if you want the latest and greatest when we post something new. It’s an exciting day over here at SideraWorks, so I wanted to take a moment to share with you a couple of things. First, our website is live! This has definitely been a labor of love, but we think you’ll like where it’s ended up. Many thanks to Josh Fisher and John Hawkins for their amazing work and patience while we changed our mind fifty times on things. SideraWorks Brief.
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2011
    [Blog] Mumbai Mirror Story on My Off Consumption Experiment
    So I took the sabbatical. I ran a contest on my blog to give away stuff that filled up three rooms.” He also follows 200 blogs and reads features and about a 100 books a year. Mumbai Mirror recently did a story on my Off Consumption experiment. The story has its usual share of misquotes and mistakes, including calling me an entrepreneur, but it makes for interesting reading. Here is the full text of the Mumbai Mirror story: Lose dead weight. Gaurav Mishra threw everything out in order to declutter his life two years ago. Namrata Bhawnani. Friday, April 22, 2011. Now I own one set.
  • T2 SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
    [Blog] The Steps to Managing a Social Media Crisis
    We’ve all seen examples of CEOs and VPs posting videos to blogs, YouTube and other social channels explaining a situation. We all fear the dreaded social media crisis, and it is important to have a clear cut policy in place when it comes to managing the situation. Have you ever looked at your overall social business strategy and asked yourself if you have a clear-cut set of steps to follow in the event of a social media crisis? Few brands do. No one likes to think about the devastating social media crisis but it is imperative that we do. Figure Out What Happened. Defense. Offense.
  • SOSHABLE  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2012
    [Blog] Top 7 SEO Tips for Small Businesses
    You can include weekly blogs and community activities which can help you keep the audience engaged on your site. Starting a new business can pose different challenges for business owners, irrespective of the product or service they are marketing. Usually, internet marketing is the last thing that entrepreneurs consider for promoting their businesses. Also, it is very common to find poorly managed SEO (Search Engine Optimization) campaigns in small businesses. However business owners should also keep these things in mind for their SEO campaigns. Know your audience. The right keywords.
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