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  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013
    [Blog] Secret Lairs and Passion Economies And The Less Visible Revolution
    make no secret of the fact that my newsletter is my favorite way to connect and communicate and that I share my best stuff there and not here on this blog. In fact, I’m thinking of taking down the RSS feed for this blog at some point. But because the blog is the fake storefront. Yesterday, I shared something with my accomplices inside the Brave Group. It won’t be public knowledge for months to come. Not because I don’t want to interact with you. This here? This is where Google sniffs around to see if I’m worthy. What’s going on, though?
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 2, 2013
    [Blog] Social media Platforms you might be Missing on
    The most unique LiveJournal feature is its “friends list,” which makes it a social networking site as well as a blog service. Members can also write in their Journal, which is a blog discussing their art or anything they feel like talking about. 'The biggest cookie in the internet jar is “social media” and everyone wants a bite of it. Every day new social networking sites are launched in the hope of making it as big as Facebook did. Each offers unique features, some focus on specifics while others are a playground for one and all. Linkedin. Pinterest. LiveJournal.
  • WWW.GENIUS.COM  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
    [Blog] To Create OR To Aggregate, That is The Question
    Blog Resources Contributors Academy « 3 Ways to Get Sales to Love Marketing Over 1 BILLION gURLS Served! So I thought it merits a blog post just to [.] » To Create OR To Aggregate, That is The Question. Barbra Gago Inbound & Social Marketing Manager This year at SXSW there was a lot of talk about content, and not just creation, but strategy. How do you effectively balance your brand image, messaging, and expertise while drawing on other resources and user generated content to build a robust base? Or can the aggregation of other people’s content be king too?
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012
    [Blog] Day 13: People of color impacting the social web – Baratunde Thurston with Video – #29DaysofDiversity
    Website/Blog: [link]. In 2006 he co-founded Jack & Jill Politics, a black political blog whose coverage of the 2008 Democratic National Convention has been archived by the Library Of Congress. 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. Twitter: @Baratunde. Book: How To Be Black. Yes, he votes. Regularly.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2011
    [Blog] Day 4: People of color impacting the social web – Kristen Nicole #28DaysofDiversity
    For day 4 , I would like to introduce to some and present to others: Kristen Nicole Twitter: @KristenNicole2 Website/Blog: kristennicole.com Kristen Nicole is the News Desk Editor at SiliconANGLE, a digital publication focused on the intersection of computer science and social science. She got her start with 606tech, a Chicago blog she dedicated to the social media space. As we all know, February is Black History Month. 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.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2012
    [Blog] Weekend Project: Write Posts that Hold Readers to the End
    I’ve said before that blog posts contain many elements , and we all know that writing a good blog post takes work. After all, to write a good blog post you need to be a good writer—generally speaking, anyway! What I want to invite you to do is consider your blog posts—any piece of your content—in light of the advice in these posts. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. It’s little wonder so many bloggers are focused on being better writers. Among the advice we’ve all seen out there is information on: how to write headlines.
  • WISDOM LONDON  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2010
    [Blog] Emotive Brands: People love…. Pedlars « Wisdom London
    like the way they think, I love the products… Do check out both the website and the blog , and see if it takes your fancy.” – lalaweenworld How did they achieve this – how have they created an emotive brand? Wisdom London’s last blog post, Jill Ruthenberg gave us a great example of an Emotive Brand. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Blog at WordPress.com. So how do you create an emotive brand? Let me introduce you to Pedlars, who have achieved the height of brand emotion: love. But to many, Pedlars means so much more than this. Check out their Facebook page).
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 2011
    [Blog] How To Kill Relationships With A Slap In The Face
    Post Categories Select Category Blogging for Grasshoppers Business Career Networking Communication Blogging Measurement MeasurePR Public Relations Social Media Twitter Writing Events Guest Posts Amrit Pal Bryce Keane Conway Wigg Erica Holt Herwin Icasiano Howie Goldfarb Mike Doman Narciso Tovar Shanan Sorochynski Steff Metal Interviews Marketing Media Personal Cooking Recipe of the Week Philanthropy PRSA 2009 Resources How To Weekly Roundup Speaking Training Women Grow Business Featured Guest Bloggers Extra, Extra! Oh, one other thing: my blog = my sandbox. Really? OUCH!!!
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 2010
    [Blog] Expert Q&A: David Olson from ARANet | 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. We’ve used them for many years and have watched them change with the times, by adding links and SEO, which have been very beneficial for us and our clients. We like what he has to say about all of this…see if you agree. Twitter, Facebook, etc.)? Good question.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2011
    [Blog] Social Media’s NFL Week 1 Picks
    Using Lithium’s Social Media Monitoring tool (disclosure: Lithium gave me a research version of their tool to use for research on my blog) I pulled the weekly buzz for each of the league’s 32 teams on Twitter, Facebook, blogs and forms; and plotted them into a series of formulas (conversation share, net promoter score, Social Influence Marketing (SIM) Score, positive and negative conversation shares). I am not sure about you, but today feels a lot like Christmas morning to me. Like many football fans, I enter pools to pick the winners of each game. Green Bay – 16  . —-.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2010
    [Blog] The Discipline to Write Daily
    My friend, Frank McMahon, asked me how I was able to write a blog post every day. The mechanics of writing daily are one thing. But it’s the discipline that really catches most people. Let’s talk about the discipline required to write daily. It Requires a Stillness. To write daily, you have to find a moment of stillness where you can put down your thoughts. Parents know that this is difficult. Busy people know that it’s difficult. And yet, there are ways to find stillness. We simply must build the desire to find that time into our daily habits. hunt for the stillness.
  • SOSHABLE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2011
    [Blog] Where Has Personal Communication Gone?
    His latest published tool for world domination is GhostBloggers.net – An online marketplace where you can buy & sell unique blog posts. For a lot of people, technology has taken over. We can email, instant message, and text people, and often in an abbreviated form that not everyone will understand (R U N the know?) in a few movements. The social impact of non-personal communication is huge. According to CTIA-The Wireless Association, over 1.5 trillion text messages were sent in 2009. Rarely do people write letters longhand anymore. When it comes right down to it, we all are.
  • 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.
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 2010
    [Blog] 3-Stage Goals
    the Acceptable This brilliant blog post 3-Stage Goals by Tamsen McMahon is a must read.  blog comments powered by Disqus Search Brass Tacks About the Authors Amber Naslund Amber Naslund (@ambercadabra on Twitter) is a communications and business strategist and the Director of Community for Radian6. Brass Tack Thinking Make Things Happen Home About Amber Naslund Tamsen McMahon Contact Speaking Amber Naslund Tamsen McMahon Brass Tack Reading Archives 3-Stage Goals August 30, 2010 | by Tamsen McMahon View Comments How many times have you set a goal…and just missed it? Tamsen S.
  • WEB METRICS GURU  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2012
    [Blog] Web Journal – August 22nd – 29th, 2012
    Automate Google Analytics Reporting using Google Apps Script – This came from the official GA blog, and as we all wish to automate as much as we can, is worth a look and a read. Been a long week but wanted to bring up, or note some thoughts. Notable Links. Virool helps advertising videos go viral – I noted this story and added it to my course shell at Rutgers for Viral Video – though I have no idea, yet, how well it work.  My take is you have to have some $$$ to throw at Virool, before your going to see much of a result (but maybe, I’m wrong here). web journal
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2010
    [Blog] Is a Social Crash Coming
    In a comment I left at Julien Smith’s blog , I talked about how time and friendship are being distorted by the Internet. Social networks push human interaction to the utmost limits. want to elaborate on the ideas, and also talk about the math. Internet Time and Interactions. In the old days, we’d see friends when we saw them. We’d write or call now and again as well. The frequency of touch was far less often than today. Let me explain. Old days: I’d see you at a family event. We’d talk. I’d send a letter or call you some time after that. You see it.
  • MYRLAND MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014
    [Blog] #LMA14: I’m Really Looking Forward To It!
    Once again, we are curating blog posts, videos and other content from the conference over here on Pinterest  (see, it can have business application!), 'I’m really looking forward to next week! Yes, I will miss my beyond-words-adorable Yellow Lab puppies, Mike and Nick, more than I can say, but I know they are in great hands here at home with my husband, John. Oh, yes, I will miss him too, of course! But this is the time of year that I get excited about. SNAPSHOT. Our conference czar, Kristy Perkins, tells me that so far we have: 1,100+ attendees. days of programming. 134 speakers.
  • VIPER CHILL  |  MONDAY, JULY 5, 2010
    [Blog] ViperChill Monthly Report 9
    Overall Traffic Visits : 38,444 Pageviews : 67,191 Avg time on Site : 2 mins 29 seconds Despite only writing four blog posts – and none at all last week – the site still received just less than 40,000 visits and almost 70,000 pageviews. It actually has nothing to do with him, but Feedburner aren’t updating their status blog nor answering support questions in Google Groups and he is in a position where I believe he can get someone at Feedburner to look into it. They are fluctuating wildly on every blog I visit! Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2012
    [Blog] Let's Not Mess Up The Internet
    Just a day later, Kickstarter addressed these issues in a blog post titled, Accountability on Kickstarter. Do you love Seth Godin ? first met Godin at an Internet event in New York City just prior to the launch of his book, Permission Marketing. This was the early days of the Internet. After reading Permission Marketing, I remember putting the book down and writing down one note: "I hope we don't screw up the Internet." " The proverbial "we" is you and I - the professional marketing community. Well, we messed it up. There's a reason the government is involved.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012
    [Blog] Tailoring Public Relations
    In fact, my friend Harrison Kratz recently wrote a post on this blog about the very topic of fundamentals in public relations. Last week I went to visit the team at P. Johnson Tailors to pick up a jacket they were making for me. Surrounded by the books, tools and fabrics that demonstrated centuries of skill and craft that form the foundation of the tailoring profession, I couldn’t help but think a little about the current rate of change in the field of PR and communication. There are similarities and differences between the professions, and in comparison, the PR profession feels young.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 2012
    [Blog] Project 366
    If you’re not on Facebook, you could try creating a new category on your blog, or posting to Tumblr (in fact, I’m thinking of trying the latter as well, since I haven’t really played with Tumblr much and it might be just the thing). It’s the second day of 2012. Did you have fun seeing the New Year in? Or did you mark it like any other day? Did you make any resolutions… or have they already starting paving the way to the nether world ? I’m going to give it a shot. Opportunity knocks. What do you think… will you give it a try? Project 366.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2011
    [Blog] Shanan & Kate’s Excellent QR Code Adventure
    Shanan Sorochynski  manages the University of Regina’s first official blog:  YOURblog. Okay, our adventure wasn’t as thrilling as traveling the Circuits of Time in a phone booth with George Carlin, but it was educational none-the-less. This Fall the University at which I work hosted a career fair, cramming booth-after-booth of employers looking for new recruits into the main gymnasium. It was a great opportunity for students to explore their options and a fun way for Kate (my colleague) and I to see how some organizations are using QR Codes. Image:  Optiscanapp via Flickr,  CC 2.0.
  • DIGIGEN  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2010
    [Blog] Cool Stuff: BBC's Remixable Pilot Video
    Not only have they given us the iPlayer for which we should be eternally grateful, they track social conversation around their shows and bring us great digital sites stacked full of delicious content. So its no surprise that they continue to break boundaries (or is it push). Their latest, potentially greatest (?) move is the launch of a shareable, re-mixable online pilot show. Link Here. think this is a really great concept and something that could be easily rolled out across all of BBC’s programming. e.g. drag and drop to create a DVD which could then be sold at a premium.
  • DIGIGEN  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2010
    [Blog] FourSquare: New Ways for Brands to Engage
    am confused by the furore around FourSquare. It would appear I’m not the only one as certainly within the UK, the usage of FourSquare seems to be low. London is much talked about, yet doesn’t seem to be taking off. Comparisons with Twitter have been made, yet Twitter took off rapidly in London and continues to do so. “FourSquare is: Foursquare allows registered users to connect with friends and update their location. Points are awarded on weekends and non-business hours for “checking in” at venues. You can read it here. Dan on A New Focus on Social Business Strategy.
  • DIGIGEN  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2010
    [Blog] FourSquare: New Ways for Brands to Engage
    am confused by the furore around FourSquare. It would appear I’m not the only one as certainly within the UK, the usage of FourSquare seems to be low. London is much talked about, yet doesn’t seem to be taking off. Comparisons with Twitter have been made, yet Twitter took off rapidly in London and continues to do so. “FourSquare is: Foursquare allows registered users to connect with friends and update their location. Points are awarded on weekends and non-business hours for “checking in” at venues. You can read it here. Dan on A New Focus on Social Business Strategy.
  • DIGIGEN  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2010
    [Blog] Chrome sees Growth, whilst Firefox and Internet Explorer Shrink
    don’t believe this is going to make a sizeable difference to the browsers people use, the people who know which browsers are best are using them already and they also know how to find them. What is interesting to me is the fact that both Internet Explorer and Firefox have both dropped in terms of usage. IE is seeing a study decline in usage which had originally been because of the growth of Firefox. However, with Firefox in decline its clear that the reason for both of these dropping off is now Chrome. In the last month, Chrome has seen a 5% increase in usage. 2) Speed. Even Firefox.
  • DIGIGEN  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2010
    [Blog] Renault Puts Cars Into Sims 3
    Posted in Digital Strategy , gaming | Tagged Cars , Electric Cars , Motors , Renault , SIms 3 blog comments powered by Disqus « 2.0 The most notable example of this being how IKEA created an upgrade pack for Sims 2 which enabled you to create a wonderful house full of IKEA products. This spring Renault will continue this movement by creating an electric car upgrade pack for Sims 3. It sounds like its going to be really exciting so I will look forward to giving it a trial. Digigen Strategy for Sims: 1) Alpha Test new products. 2) Involve the community in development.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
    [Blog] Shiny Object Syndrome: Don’t Fondle the Hammer
    Since the first Now Is Gone was written, this has shifted from blogs to Facebook/Twitter to widgets and applications to iPhone apps to now geolocation networks FoursSquare and Gowalla, as well as Facebook again (thank you, Open Graph ). As unsexy as it is, a blog or a widget may still be your most powerful tool. The following is draft material for the second edition of Now Is Gone , which is almost out of print. Comments may be used in the final edition. You can download the first drafted chapter of the new edition — Welcome to the Fifth Estate — for free.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2011
    [Blog] The Future of Community
    We used to want people to come to our website, to our forum, to our blog. Online community is a tricky thing, and it’s getting even trickier. We used to worry about building “a place&# for people to come and communicate and share with us. But that led to “place&# being all over the web. Think about how community has changed. Now, even if they do go to those places, they also talk about you on LinkedIn , on Facebook , on Twitter , and elsewhere. Conversation and community is disparate and distant, and that’s just the “locationless&# web. We are so close.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014
    [Blog] Pop-Up Shop at a Networking Event?
    Related Stories Keep What Works Capturing and Delivering Ideas on Paper (Saturday Clips) Are Comments Really Necessary on Your Small Business Blog? 'At almost every local networking event or association workshop, there is a vacant table among the vendors and partners. Those vacant tables could be an opportunity. Often, these tables are the result of no-show vendors or slow sales by the host. Empty tables make the vendor area look less valuable. Offering to fill a table provides the host and registrants with a more robust event. Pop-Up Shop at a Networking Event? Marketing Small Busines
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2011
    [Blog] Are Your Personal Stories Turning Readers Off?
    You’ve probably heard that you should put some of your personality into your blogging. You want your blog to be like that too. And a blog that’s too “me me me” can be a total turn-off for readers. Just as with any blog post—or any piece of writing—readers will expect some structure and a clear message from your post. When a new reader comes to your blog, they probably know very little about you. In some types of blogging, you may have a long, in-depth story to tell. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. Readers are put off by… 1. moment.
  • DANNY WHATMOUGH  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012
    [Blog] PR and Wikipedia – let’s push for a better relationship
    Cross-posted from the EML Wildfire blog. As part of my work with the PRCA’s Digital Steering Committee, I’m part of a consultation process that is trying to create a set of guidelines for the PR industry to help it better understand and interact with Wikipedia. PR people shouldn’t touch Wikipedia. This is a common viewpoint amongst Wikipedians. And, considering the negative press that has often surrounded PR dealings with the encyclopaedia, and the bad practices that are all far too common, it is easy to see why. If you don’t have a neutral point of view (e.g.
  • CREATIVE RAMBLINGS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2013
    [Blog] Have you checked out the new Google+ yet? (Videos)
    You can also snooze notifications when you don’t want to be interrupted,” says Senior Vice President, Vic Gundotra on the Google+ Blog, To download the app, visit Google Play, the App Store, and the Chrome Web Store. 'The other day, a friend and I were discussing the next big update for Google+. While I had no idea when it would happen, all I could say was that it would be so huge that Facebook could be in serious trouble. Well, the new Google+ is here, and I think I was right. ;-) What do you think? Google is also adding “related hashtags” to the stream. Did I miss anything?
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2011
    [Blog] Sprouter demonstrates a nice and simple bit of signup engagement
    I found out about Sprouter via a slightly tenuous route, as it’s a Q and A type site for entrepreneurs and business-owners which I actually found out about reading a blog post by Tara Hunt about women in startups and technology. I’ve been a big fan of Tara’s blog for what seems like ages now, and she’s one of the people I enjoy reading even when the subject isn’t necessarily core to what I’m doing. Plus I’m also really into her startup, Buyosphere , and the way they’re thinking about personal data for shopping and commerce.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2011
    [Blog] Is Your Customer Service Up To Scratch?
    About Us What’s a Maverick? » Is Your Customer Service Up To Scratch? Customer service is one of the most important issues when it comes to reputation management. Handling customers’ queries and problems quickly, quietly, and efficiently is a must in today’s online world. It takes only one disgruntled customer to have their say on a social media site and every other disgruntled customer will join them. Of course, not every customer will complain directly to you. Sometimes they will go straight to their Facebook or Twitter page. This can make your approach much easier.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2011
    [Blog] Content Farms: Did Google Go Far Enough?
    About Us What’s a Maverick? What’s A QR Code And Is It Contagious? » Content Farms: Did Google Go Far Enough? Thursday, Google introduced a new algorithm to reduce the rankings of content farms in its search results. The interesting thing here is that the algorithm was introduced just days after a Google Chrome extension allowing users to block content farms from their search results. Pardon the digression. Indeed, did Google go far enough? decided to run a little test of my own. innocuously searched for “how to write a poem.&# The top two results were from WikiHow. The No.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2011
    [Blog] The Perfect Website For Off-Line Marketing
    About Us What’s a Maverick? Yahoo! Unloads Delicious » The Perfect Website For Off-Line Marketing Ever wonder how you can use online sources for off-line marketing? There actually is a website that is perfect for this and that was created specifically for that purpose. It’s called Meetup. Meetup allows you to create groups on any topic. You pick a location, start a group, and start congregating. Really simple, right? Yes, sort of. But there’s more to it than that. Just like any group you start in the real world, there’s ongoing work involved. when your store closes.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2011
    [Blog] About.Me: A Good Starting Place On The Web? | Small Business Mavericks
    About Us What’s a Maverick? I’ve always been a proponent of your own domain name. still am. But I recently took a quick survey of About.Me and discovered that there might actually be some potential there for new Web citizens who haven’t got around to building their website yet. If you have a limited marketing budget but you’re ready to start marketing yourself online right now, then this might be a worthwhile free option for you. Here’s how an About.Me could serve as a place to send potential clients to as you are building your website. It will look like this: About.Me/YourName.
  • NOWSOURCING  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2013
    [Blog] Pinterest Updates Its Look & Introduces Web Analytics
    But funnily enough, this is motivation for me to start introducing more images to my site, or even to start my own Pinterest-style or Tumblr image blog, to start taking advantage of the new analytics on offer. One social network that has really been on a relentless roll is Pinterest , the site that has spawned countless imitators and has made picture sharing sexy again. But first you have to jump through a few hoops before you can enable the new look and features. The easiest thing you have to do is to click on the link to enable the new look. I really liked it and I think you will too.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011
    [Blog] The Libyan Revolution As Seen From Malta
    Unburdened by the machine of a news organization, blogs have managed to be the first to publish information about Maltese in Libya, leading to a few spats about giving credit to who the source of a particular story is. This is all, of course, familiar territory for most people reading this blog. Guest post by Conway Wigg. It’s hard to believe. that just 18 days ago I was flying out of Tripoli and leaving it as a city in what appeared to be total tranquility. Image: People’s Open Graphics via Flickr, CC 2.0. Looking back, perhaps they were just being careful.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 15, 2011
    [Blog] The Year of Living Older… And Liking It
    Post Categories Select Category Blogging for Grasshoppers Business Career Networking Communication Blogging Measurement MeasurePR Public Relations Social Media Twitter Writing Events Guest Posts Amrit Pal Bryce Keane Conway Wigg Erica Holt Herwin Icasiano Howie Goldfarb Mike Doman Narciso Tovar Shanan Sorochynski Steff Metal Interviews Marketing Media Personal Cooking Recipe of the Week Philanthropy PRSA 2009 Resources How To Weekly Roundup Speaking Training Women Grow Business Featured Guest Bloggers Extra, Extra! Oh, one other thing: my blog = my sandbox. Hoo boy. And ".11
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014
    [Blog] Three ways Facebook’s $2bn move into virtual reality will drive growth
    Although a surprise, Facebook’s $2bn acquisition should be seen in the context of its $19bn purchase of Whatsapp, another key part of the social network’s growth plans, as discussed on our blog last month. VR was seen as mainly an upcoming growth driver for the gaming sector until now, as detailed in our last blog post. 'Facebook agreed the acquisition of virtual reality (VR) firm Oculus VR for approximately $2bn on Tuesday with CEO Mark Zuckerberg claiming it could become “the most social platform ever, and change the way we work, play and communicate”.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012
    [Blog] Great Barrier Reef Competition Winners Have Been Notified #QldBlog
    also hope you’ll follow along with us as we blog/tweet the trip in June. This has been one of the most fun things I’ve done so far in my almost ten years of blogging … and the best part is still ahead! Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. I’m really excited to announce that the ten winners of the Great Barrier Reef Competition that we’ve been running here on ProBlogger the last couple of weeks have been chosen. Over 800 entries were received. But only ten can win and I received the list last night from the judges at Tourism Queensland.
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2012
    [Blog] Create your fancypants custom email signature with Wisestamp
    Phone, website, social networks, blog. Include your logo, social media profiles, Pinterest boards, your latest tweet or blog post. An email signature is one of the best ways to let others know how they can contact you on and offline, and find out about your products and services. If you’re not sure what an email signature is, it’s your sign off containing your contact details and is automatically displayed at the end of each email so you don’t need to add it each time). Yes, by sending an email it means the recipient now has your email address – great.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2011
    [Blog] My Best Product, My Best Launch, My Best Month – Ninjafied
    Last week the mysterious Web Marketing Ninja released a free PDF mind map here on ProBlogger (with accompanying video) that walked readers through his in depth strategies for turning a Blog into a Business. Among the feedback from readers was some people feeling a little overwhelmed – so the Ninja has put together a second shorter video with some practical case study examples of how we’ve implemented some of the strategies in the Mind Map on my own blogs – yep, the Ninja is picking on me today! Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. See the video here.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2011
    [Blog] How to Effectively Bottle Social Media and Product Integration
    disclosure, which I’ll be using here on Convince & Convert to disclose any ties between authors and subjects covered on the blog. In addition to family, football, and fancy side dishes you’ll never see for another year, Thanksgiving brings an annual dilemma to the oenophile. What wine to serve for Thanksgiving is a tricky question, as the holiday table replete with savory and sweet options is an Ellis Island of tastes, making for a tough wine pairing. include() may indeed be the world’s most social wine. An Intoxicating Social Media Experiment. Interesting.
  • CREATIVE RAMBLINGS  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2012
    [Blog] 13 tips to annoy your fans
    We dispense a lot of advice on the DIY Musician Blog, but every once in a while it is nice to listen to our artists, too. So Looking for ways to annoy your fans and get dumped by them? Look no further, I found the perfect article for you! CD Baby artists share their thoughts. So we. For Independent Artists annoy your fans branding tips spam
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2011
    [Blog] Demand Better Content
    Regardless of how Rosenblatt feels, in a blog post on Google's official blog titled, Google Search And Search Engine Spam , written by Matt Cutts (principal engineer and head of the "webspam" team at Google), he says: "As 'pure webspam' has decreased over time, attention has shifted instead to 'content farms'. How would you feel if you found out that everything you are reading in the newspaper was chosen for you by a robot? Would you have confidence in the choice of topics and its quality? Is it even possible for a robot to figure out what works in a newspaper?
  • THENEXTWEB.COM  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2010
    [Blog] Storify and the search for curation
    Designed like a modern blogging platform with a WYSIWYG interface, Storify presents all five building blocks of the story you are creating front and center.  Google Buzz had the potential to do what Storify does and could have made the “long tweet&# more popular by combining the best of blogging and microblogging. TNW Location Chaplin movie time traveler TNW Social Media Is Google a Monopoly? TNW Google TNW Podcast 32: Take Two The Next Web Viewing the US through Taiwans eyes. More than 24 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube every minute.  Tweet Sources: Image Credit HEY.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2013
    [Blog] Use Humor and Ridiculousness to Reach Your Audience
    The video got attention in the New York Times Blogs and earned more than 200,000 views – not bad for a commercial for something with a two-year buying process that most people don’t even realize exists. 'Tim Washer, Cisco @timwasher. Tim Washer , Senior Marketing Manager in Social Media at Cisco , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the value in making your customers laugh, how to spend less and storytell more, and bringing ridiculousness to big corporations. Read on for some of the highlights and tweetable moments, or listen to the full podcast. Listen Now.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013
    [Blog] Video Marketing – The Basics
    No matter what platform you are using—your website, social profile, video-sharing site, or blog—as the home of your online video, you will need to embrace and interact with the communities there. 'Still terrified by the world of video marketing? Then here’s a run down of the need-to-know basics to soothe your marketing woes… Use A Reliable Hosting Service. When you are marketing your video, the last thing you want is an unreliable hosting service that ruins your efforts. Remember Your Video SEO. Utilise The Power of Social Sharing. Get Interactive.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2013
    [Blog] The Digital Secret To Getting A Second Chance For A First Impression
    Creating solid context online (via blogs, social media, websites, etc.) 'Isn’t it true that you never get a second chance for a first impression? Well…not anymore! That’s right my friend, this classic saying is now as worthless as the paperweight it is printed on. In college, I worked as an intern for one of the largest recruiting firms in the country. Candidate’s chances of getting an interview relied on the words printed on a single sheet of paper or if they were lucky an employee or previous hire referral. That’s hundreds of years ago in Internet time.
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2011
    [Blog] Apple's Jonathan Ive Gains Fake Google+ Account
    Apple is well-known for its veil of silence when it comes to secrecy and a virtual vacuum of participation when it comes to social media and blogging, with the occasional exception like senior vice president of product marketing Phil Schiller's Twitter account. Note: After some fun, the account has been deleted. My skepticism throughout was valid. Is this Apple's Jonathan Ive on Google+? want to believe, but am skeptical. The veracity of Ive's Google+ account is questionable, unfortunately. His profile photo is the first result for his name on Google images. So there's that. Also odd?
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014
    [Blog] 4 Ways to Sell More Products Online
    As  discussed recently , making money via blogging is far more than fanciful thinking; for an increasing number of dedicated bloggers, it’s a rewarding reality. It may sound obvious, but if you’re going to sell products through your blog, you’ve got to get it primed for sales. This is intuitively done on business websites, where the focus is all on the product and there’s all of one section devoted to a blog. It can be a little less natural, however, when blogs are the central focus. Launching a new doggy daycare service on your pupcentric blog? or a retweet.
  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013
    [Blog] Building Your Brand With Google+
    This post was originally published on AT&T’s Networking Exchange Blog. 'Now that Google+ has been around for a few years, the benefits have come into sharper focus.  Most notably, this rapidly-growing social network is proving to be a popular, integrated platform for small business.  The brilliance of Google+ lies in the variety of engagement opportunities it offers.  With tools like Communities, Hangouts, and Circles, small business owners can simultaneously build broad networks while engaging customers and prospects directly. Boosting your presence with Google+ Communities.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2013
    [Blog] Social media predicts #SB47
    While I have my gut pick, I am not going to use that in my prediction for the game on this blog. In what started as a journey for the NFL’s 32 teams has been whittled down for two – the Ravens and the 49ers. Each team is looking to keep their undefeated Super Bowl record as they head into this Sunday’s big game. Who do you think will pull out the win? Instead, I will let social media buzz make the selection for me as I have throughout the regular season. This weekend is a 50-50 shot, so click the video below to see who social media picked to win: So what do you think of the pick?
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 2014
    [Blog] Digital trends round-up – January 2014
    In fact, they’ve even spread to the  FreshMinds office so look out for our blog post on iBeacon technology next week. 'Each month we bring you the FreshMinds digital trends round-up – a summary of innovations ,   new technologies and the  latest digital trends  to help you navigate today’s fast-paced, tech-enabled world. This month Apple’s iBeacon technology,  mobile payments service Zapp, Google’s Shared Endorsements and  Jeremiah Owyang’s new venture Crowd Companies which is helping brands embrace the collaborative economy have hit the news.
  • SCOTT GOULD  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2010
    [Blog] It’s (Still) All About People
    This thought comes from Scott Gould 's thinking blog for thinking people. See you at Like Minds today. Scott is also on Twitter and Facebook. It’s (Still) All About People.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010
    [Blog] Compete on Value
    In a way, that’s what I’m working through, as well, including giving a $27 webinar on blogging. As I’m building out Human Business Works , I’m experimenting with creating new products and understanding what works and what doesn’t. It’s exciting, because it’s a chance to own all aspects of the experience, instead of being the marketer who’s brought in to work on making something sell better. In other words, it’s having my own ponies in the race. Part of this is thinking about price. I’ve written about price points before.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  MONDAY, JULY 16, 2012
    [Blog] How to Boost Your Marketing Plan for Spectacular PPC Results
    When he isn’t reading or writing blogs, he enjoys sampling good music and good food. Courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net. Pay per click (PPC) advertising should be an important part of any marketing campaign. lot of people are scared of it, though, and rightly so. Failure to properly prepare for a PPC campaign can mean you’ll shoot a lot of money down the drain in record time. How do you keep this from happening? You can avoid disaster and court success by asking yourself the following three questions. How Does Your Audience Talk? If so, try testing PPC ads that use those phrases.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2011
    [Blog] Do You Have the Right Insurance for Your Social Media Activities?
    Anyone can now make a video, recording, create a blog or publish a book. Associations continue to embrace social, ranging from those learning how to others deep into analyzing their results. But according to my social media buds, they still get lots of questions from clients about its risks. Review my SocialFish posts (search “risk management” to find them or click here ) discuss the risks and how to manage them. Risk identification is just the first step in the risk management process. It is equally important to choose the right techniques to manage these risks. Media Exposures. Web 2.0
  • TRADESMEN INSIGHTS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2010
    [Blog] Thanks To All That Supported the Habitat Tool Drive
    Leave a Reply Cancel reply John Sonnhalter Welcome to my blog, Tradesmen Insights. Blog at WordPress.com.Marketing to the professional tradesman in the Construction, Industrial and MRO markets Home About Me Contact Market Overviews Newsletter Podcasts Services Thanks To All That Supported the Habitat Tool Drive Sonnhalter  recently completed a local tool drive for Habitat for Humanity for the Cleveland area. Thanks to everyone’s generous support, we received more than $16,000 in tools and building supplies. “The Sonnhalter Tool Drive was a huge success!
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2013
    [Blog] Internet vs. Television: Which Is the Second Screen?
    If you haven’t already, create Facebook and Twitter accounts for your blogs. 'Do you spend more time in front of the TV or in front of the computer screen? Just a few years ago, the answer probably would have been the television. But with a growing global online population, the Internet is gradually replacing television in the lives of modern individuals. Recent studies show that about 30% of the world’s population is online, and the average Internet user spends 32 hours per month surfing the web. While Why Is the Internet a preferred medium for entertainment? Flexibility.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2011
    [Blog] Gin and Topics: The Universe Is Upside Down
    Todd Defren explores measuring our efforts in this blog post. I swear the universe is upside down this week. And, as I was telling Joey Strawn , that’s not a good thing! Never mind the completely psychotic week I’ve had, there have been some crazy happenings. First, major filings for bankruptcies – Borders , Giordano’s , and the restaurant that used to bear Walter Payton’s name. Then the Red Cross had a stray tweet (that was handled extraordinarily well). Seriously. It’s a full moon and the universe is upside down. Those are below. It’s here!
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2010
    [Blog] Three Tips to Align Your Sales Efforts with Social Media
    You have multiple people tweeting, and comments are regularly being posted to your blog. Guest post by Douglas Davidoff , founder and CEO of Imagine Business Development. Are your sales efforts aligned with your social media strategy? Your company’s Facebook page is alive, active and people are “liking” it. Your social media strategy is alive and engaging. Now take a look at the rest of your sales and marketing activities. Are your ads different than your competitor’s ads? Do they fit with and support the engagement you are trying to create with your social media?
  • LAUREL PAPWORTH  |  MONDAY, MAY 10, 2010
    [Blog] Australia: ABC Four Corners and Q and A
    think the Government has the best of intentions, but I know from experience that when even, say, Google is asked to take down a post on someone’s blog on Blogger (Google’s blog site), they delete the whole blog. I headed off to the ABC Studios in Ultimo Sydney for Q and A last night thinking that there would be a high energy after the Four Corners broadcast. And there was. guess I wanted to know more than anything else this: What else could the money be spent on? ABC TV: Four Corners addressed the Internet Filter: Is there a problem with the internet? Then pow!
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  FRIDAY, JULY 2, 2010
    [Blog] Best #citizengulf Photos & What’s Coming Next
    You can find links to all of the content — from CNN iReports, photos and podcasts to Mashable, Live Earth and other blog posts — aggregated on the Citizen Effect Gulf Mission project page. Above find a slideshow of my favorite photos from our Citizen Effect Gulf Mission trip. The slideshow really tells the story of what we saw. Quite a crushing blow has been dealt to the Gulf marine environment and the communities built around it. The fact-finding trip, representing the listening phase of our effort, is complete. We will likely write an executive summary over the next week.
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 2010
    [Blog] Let Me Google That For You!
    You could use it to create buzz around an event or as an online calling card by sharing the link through your social networking profiles, email signatures, blogs and websites. Following on from my post on the social media marketing tool Google Search Stories – a really simple online video creator, I’ve found another fun tool, thanks to @UKSalesMentor, Steve Clarke. Let Me Google That For You is not an official Google application, but an idea dreamed up by a bunch of coders one day over lunch. The link provides a nifty video clip demonstrating the search and results.
  • CREATIVE RAMBLINGS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012
    [Blog] Buffer introduces new feature
    Co-founder Leo Widrich announced the news on Thursday via the Buffer blog. Buffer users can officially rejoice. After Twitter and Facebook, LinkedIn becomes the third social network supported by the third-party platform. “Our goal with Buffer is to help you be awesome on Social Media and being able to conveniently Buffer LinkedIn updates, was a. News Buffer Bufferapp LinkedIn social networking
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2013
    [Blog] 6 Steps to Win More Retainer-Based Business
    Practice what you preach – you preach your customers on the importance of blogging and content marketing, but your last blog post was on (the old) myspace. If your agency offers digital marketing services like SEO, social media, email marketing, PPC, chances are you’re in high demand. AdAge reports that digital is the fastest growing business area for agencies of all types. So, if the demand for your agency’s’ digital services are so high, why are you spending so much time writing proposals and chasing new business? Why are digital marketing agencies in such high demand?
  • SOSHABLE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2011
    [Blog] Forgive Me For Saying, But the Arrington/Huffington/AOLington Episode is Comical
    In one day, the three of them were able to make a mockery of the most powerful blogging union on the internet. For the venerable Huffington, leader of the most powerful set of blogs in the world, her late reaction means only one of three things: She wasn’t allowed to be in the loop and didn’t know about the change. Their 2nd-biggest blog now has questions surrounding it regarding its status as a trusted source. Bloggers around the internet are patting themselves on the back. They are saying, “I told you so,&# about the AOL/Techcrunch/HuffPo experiment.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2011
    [Blog] Uncoupling Everything
    Imagine a Blog post with fifty different icons under it that allows anyone to tweet it, follow it, like it, +1 it, etc. Do the great brands drive you to them or do the great brands put themselves everywhere? The Web used to be about destination. Yahoo! quickly evolved from a search engine to a portal in the early days of the Web. AOL was picked up by Time Warner in 2000 because it was seen as the next generation of destination media. For years, the biggest players online were the destinations. There are some new, subtle changes happening. It's a new way to look at things. as we know it.
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  MONDAY, MARCH 2, 2009
    [Blog] Russia: the fourth largest social networking market in Europe
    We’ve posted in the past about the use of social media in Russia, when Russian President Dmitry Medvedev launched a video blog. Subscribe to updates from the FreshNetworks Blog. But data from TNS shows that use of social media and social networking in the country is widespread, making it the fourth largest market in Europe for social networking behind the UK, Germany and France. One of the main social networks in Russia, Odnoklassniki ( ????????????? is reporting 30 million registered users. VKontakte ( ? ???????? billion page views each day and 13.09 and Web 2.0 web 2.0
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2011
    [Blog] Weekly Roundup: Mother’s Day
    am your Grandma , from Syrin’s Blog. All you need is love , from the Epic Change blog. Maybe. you’re tired of Mother’s Day before it even got here. Maybe you’re not. It always seemed a little odd to me that we have special days for things and people we should be celebrating every day… like the earth, and women, and children, and veterans, and… … and mothers. Like our mothers. Why: we’ve all had grandmas. That should be reason enough. What’s really important? by Brad Johnson. It still tells me what’s really important.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2010
    [Blog] MeasurePR: Paywalls, Pitches And Prognoses
    Post Categories Select Category Blogging for Grasshoppers Business Career Networking Communication Blogging Measurement MeasurePR Public Relations Social Media Twitter Writing Events Guest Posts Amrit Pal Bryce Keane Conway Wigg Erica Holt Herwin Icasiano Howie Goldfarb Mike Doman Narciso Tovar Shanan Sorochynski Steff Metal Interviews Marketing Media Personal Cooking Recipe of the Week Philanthropy PRSA 2009 Resources How To Weekly Roundup Speaking Training Women Grow Business Featured Guest Bloggers Extra, Extra! Oh, one other thing: my blog = my sandbox. Thank you.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2011
    [Blog] Tunisia, Social Media And Change
    Post Categories Select Category Blogging for Grasshoppers Business Career Networking Communication Blogging Measurement MeasurePR Public Relations Social Media Twitter Writing Events Guest Posts Amrit Pal Bryce Keane Conway Wigg Erica Holt Herwin Icasiano Howie Goldfarb Mike Doman Narciso Tovar Shanan Sorochynski Steff Metal Interviews Marketing Media Personal Cooking Recipe of the Week Philanthropy PRSA 2009 Resources How To Weekly Roundup Speaking Training Women Grow Business Featured Guest Bloggers Extra, Extra! Oh, one other thing: my blog = my sandbox. pts Settings.
  • WISDOM LONDON  |  MONDAY, APRIL 19, 2010
    [Blog] When #massivefail = opportunity « Wisdom London
    Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Blog at WordPress.com. Wisdom London Creative Communications is our world… « Hey! Wisdom London is hiring… amazing Account Exec wanted In search of perfection: Why listening and continuous improvement matter » When #massivefail = opportunity When disaster strikes, brands have an unprecedented opportunity to offer the customer service of a lifetime The past week has shown quite unequivocally that the unexpected really can happen, in some cases turning our lives upside down, or at least giving them a good shake-up for a while.
  • WISDOM LONDON  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2010
    [Blog] Brand Series: A Global Agency Speaks – The Brand Union « Wisdom London
    Leave a Reply Cancel reply Blog at WordPress.com. Wisdom London Creative Communications is our world… « Emotive branding: the path to meaning Emotive Brands: People love… Pedlars » Brand Series: A Global Agency Speaks – The Brand Union Next up in our brand series, a look at brand with Simon Bailey, UK CEO of The Brand Union, one of the world’s foremost agencies, whose clients include brands as diverse as Barbie, De Beers, RBS and Vodafone. Their holistic approach to branding encompasses research, strategy, design, engagement and evaluation.
  • WISDOM LONDON  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 2011
    [Blog] Ever Wondered About…Net Neutrality? « Wisdom London
    Leave a Reply Cancel reply Blog at WordPress.com. Wisdom London Creative Communications is our world… « Ever wondered about… SXSW? Social Media: Beyond The Echo Chamber » Ever Wondered About…Net Neutrality? Emotive subject alert! But here’s a simple (and neutral) low-down on an important issue: What is it? Net neutrality is the principle that all data carried over the internet should be given equal priority, regardless of the content type, source or user. Various ISPs and tech players (including Microsoft, Amazon and Yahoo!) Why should I care?
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012
    [Blog] Facebook Ads or Google AdWords: Which One’s for You?
    That’s why ads can mean more traffic for your blog. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This guest post is by Alexis Thompson. “The real fact of the matter is that nobody reads ads. People read what interests them, and sometimes it’s an ad.” ” —Howard Luck Gossage. The goal of advertising is not to gain the most visibility; it is to attract the most attention. The quote above says it all. How many people do you think really read the ads in their entirety? Not many I would say. The question of ad space. Google search advertising. Know your goals.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 2012
    [Blog] Marketing and Communications Are No Longer Just About Talking Well
    Edit simple HTML for blog posts and the like. Maybe you’re still back in the “Think we should have a blog?” For a long while, the professions of marketing and PR have been built around one’s ability to convey messages in an effective way. Marketers exist to help sales fill their funnel. PR has a few different jobs, but you can bundle them loosely into “communicate a message or position.” ”). Where Are You Spending Your Time? Now, how technically proficient are you? You see, that’s typing. Most folks can type. Will you be ready?
  • NET-SAVVY EXECUTIVE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2013
    [Blog] Looking for Innovation in the Wrong Places
    'I''m going to do something old-school and blog about a couple of blog posts today. Consider it a break from the latest outragefest on the ''book. Instead, let''s share bright ideas about large-impact innovation and how we''ve been looking for it in the wrong places. It''s what happens when two posts, posted months apart, cross my desktop in the same morning. First up: Jerzy Gangi''s post from August, Why Silicon Valley Funds Instagrams, not Hyperloops , runs down the reasons that venture-funded startups keep launching relatively easy web-based software applications. Innovation
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2010
    [Blog] A 5-Day Course to Help You Create Killer Content for Under $30!
    Later today the first ever ProBlogger Academy short course, “ Creating Killer Content for your Blog ,&# goes live. This five-module course will walk you through the five key aspects of creating a blog with the type of content that will: engage the readers you have. help you to better monetize your blog. Post from: ProBlogger Blog Tips. Have you joined yet? It’s going to be an exciting week. Chris Garrett and I have put together some great content and are looking forward to interacting with students. draw in new readers. build your profile and credibility.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 2008
    [Blog] Viral Marketing: Weezer Gets it Right
    Reply Mary Ward June 9, 2008 at 4:00 pm Hello Tamar, You’ve got a great enthusiasm for your topic, which is why I decided to review your blog on DoYouDiggIt.com. After all, my blog post does look silly now that it lacks the video I spoke about. youtube Portfolio Lateral Action Lifehacker Macgasm Mashable Pistachio: Touchbase Blog Ramblings of a Sysadmin Real Simple Schwag Addict Search Engine Roundtable Professional Bio Spammr from Tumblr Home About Consulting Contact Sitemap Policy Site design by The Other Ben Rudnick. It’s simple, really. Excellent post!
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2011
    [Blog] PTI Story on the Love-Hate Relationship Between Celebrities and Social Media
    While Facebook and Twitter are the preferred platforms for celebrities globally (along with Sina Weibo in China), celebrities are also experimenting with entertainment check-in services like Glue and Miso in the US and voice blogging service Bubbly in India and Japan. Bubble motion is one such company which has launched a voice-blogging social network built for the mobile phones, he points out. I was recently quoted in a PTI story on the love-hate relationship between celebrities and social media. “Am I sensing twitter fatigue? Or is it just ME&# ???
  • BILL HARTZER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2011
    [Blog] Search Engine Optimization Firms Like RankPay Still Hurting SEO Industry
    Blog:* blog.RankPay.com. I am still amazed that search engine optimization firms like RankPay are still relying on what I would call shady marketing techniques like sending UCE Spam (UCE stands for Unsolicited Commercial Email), trying to get more search engine optimization business. It is the companies like Rankpay (detailed below) that are sending emails like the one below that is truly hurting the search engine optimization industry as a whole. And if you are so inclined, I would even complain to their ISP (Internet Service Provider) for sending out spam. noticed that your. underway?
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2013
    [Blog] Google Helpouts: The Perfect Adaptation to Smart Marketing
    For example, if I am looking to create a WordPress blog, but don’t know quite how to do so, I can simply do a search and the category of Computers & Electronics unfolds a menu of “Helpers” listed in order of “Best Match.” 'Today, Google released a new virtual video web service, Helpouts , which provides real-time help for just about anything. Google has taken its success from search, email, maps, and other tools, and turned it into a more interactive and useful platform, expanding its service base and increasing market share. The beauty of this new service is two-fold.
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2011
    [Blog] Tweeterati: My New Mail Today Weekly Column on Twitter and Popular Culture
    Gaurav Mishra (@gauravonomics) writes about how the social web is changing business and society at www.gauravonomics.com/blog. I am delighted to share that I’ll be writing a weekly column in Mail Today on Twitter and popular culture every Sunday. It’s called Tweeterati, I have inherited it from Sachin Kalbag (@ sachinkalbag ), and I am supposed to be crisp and witty in it. The tag line, I discovered today, is “Tweeterati: Gaurav Mishra gets you the goss from Twitterverse&#. We’ll see. Well, the Tweeterati love celebrities, controversies and calamities.
  • KYLE LACY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 2010
    [Blog] Day 7 of the We Love Boobies and Hate Breast Cancer Tour
    Douglas Karr of the Marketing Tech Blog donated $100! We have been on the road for seven days now… raising money for the Susan G. Komen Race for a Cure in Indianapolis. For those of you who have not been in the loop here are the details: I am on the road with two guys, Daniel Herndon and Daniel Robertson. Daniel Herndon founded an initiative called Forkout.org that helps non-profits raise money by experiential marketing. Forkout.org will be the central location for all the content being distributed during our road trip. There is only one catch. Let us know if you can help! We
  • WRITTENT BLOG  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2014
    [Blog] Your Content Strategy Sucks. Here’s How to Fix It.
    To be clear, I don’t want you to stuff your blog posts with a bunch of keywords to the point that no human will be able to read them. For Writtent , this may include the following categories: -       blogging. -       copywriting. -       content marketing. -       inbound marketing. -       freelance writers. Here is a Trends graph I was able to create in just minutes around several of the keywords I’m currently targeting: -       copywriting. -       inbound marketing. -       content marketing. -       freelance writing. -       blog writing. Let’s get started here.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2011
    [Blog] Control. That Old Thing
    They don't need customer reviews on their websites, they don't have to Blog and they certainly don't have to be active on Twitter , Facebook or YouTube. Can brands be in control of their message? About a week after everyone got their hands on the seminal new media book, The Cluetrain Manifesto by Rick Levine , Christopher Locke , Doc Searls and David Weinberger in 1999 (yes, that's almost twelve years ago), a new meme starting bursting out of the Intertubes and into the boardrooms of companies (small, medium and large) across the globe. The war to control the message had been lost.
  • DIVA MARKETING BLOG  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 23, 2014
    [Blog] Interview with Cory Edwards: Creating Social Business Structures
    'One of the benefits of a biz blog is sometimes ''fair trade'' agreements. Recently Adobe reached out and asked if I would be part of a 4-member Insider group, along with  Travis Wright , Elizabeth Osmeloski , Michele Kiss , that would help socialize their digital marketing conference next week. Adobe Summit. Sounded like good learnings to share. With over 5000 attendees sounded like a biz carnival! Sounded Sounded like fun. Adobe also offered introductions to speakers and attendees who are doing innovative work in digital/social. More good learnings for us. Yes" to the opportunity.
  • FEVER BEE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2011
    [Blog] A Quick Favour
    Iwant to know more about the people that read my blog. If you've been reading FeverBee for a while, I'm hoping you can help me. want to know who you are, what sort of communities you're building and what has and hasn't worked for your so far. think we need to get better at sharing this information. If you have a spare 2 minutes, please take this super-quick survey : You can fill out as many questions as you like.    Click here to take the survey here.   Thank you
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2010
    [Blog] You Are the New Community Manager – Now What?
    Make it a habit to review what these folks are writing about on their blogs.  I strongly suggest that you print out a calendar and write in your blog posting schedule, events, PR opportunities, and other interesting tidbits.  Use your blog to share stories and solicit feedback.  Image Credit: voguemarie - Tagged as: Social Media , social media manager , social media strategy Written by Stanford Im Stanford and I want to help you stoke your passion, spread your message, and help your blog get noticed and promoted. by Stanford on April 28, 2010 Spread it! Now what. 
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014
    [Blog] Getty Images vs Creative Commons and Privacy: What Bloggers Need to Know
    Even  WordPress also published an announcement post  in which they share the details of Getty’s new offering and how easy it is to embed an image into your blog. Is Here’s an  official statement by Craig Peters  that goes into detail and helps us at understanding non-commercial use: Blogs that draw revenues from Google Ads will still be able to use the Getty Images embed player at no cost. Simon Schmid  blogs at  thegodfounder.com  and works on  iubenda. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. 'This is a guest post written by  Simon Schmid  of  iubenda.
  • SOSHABLE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 2010
    [Blog] The Evolving Value of Social Media
    Read more social media strategy on this social media blog. Blast. This is a guest post by Nate Bagley. One of the biggest problems currently facing many major Social Media sites (aside from trolls ) is monetization. They thrive on VC and Angel funding while trying to find a way to be cash flow positive without turning off scores of users with intrusive ads. The most obvious example of this is the Twitters. The simplicity of the site, however, doesn’t allow for many other monetization opportunities. Unfortunately the data generated by Twitter isn’t valuable enough to be sold. Share it.
  • WRITTENT BLOG  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2013
    [Blog] Self-Publishing, Penguin 2.0, the Value of Quality Content and Other Marketing Tips!
    Never write anything that doesn’t add value to someone’s life, and make sure readers can’t tell when you wrote a blog post. There is no need to focus on your blog only: other websites in your niche are a priority. Did you know that most people don’t read to the end of your blog post or article finishing at 60% point for the most part? 'Hope you all had a lovely summer week. Today’s issue of content marketing news focuses on how you can do content marketing yourself at low expenses while the value of quality content is also emphasized.  Enjoy and stay tuned!
  • JASON YORMARK  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
    [Blog] When Teams Just Click
    For most that do not know me or anyone in the video, this probably won’t bring much entertainment value, but I felt I needed to throw it up on my blog and share with all those involved for a reminder of how great we had it for awhile. Tweet A little over 5 years ago I moved to Seattle to work for Microsoft. was one of the first hires to what is now called Microsoft Advertising. Little did I know that I was in for the ride of my life. For 2 years I got to be a part of the most amazing team of people I’ve ever had the pleasure to work with. Enjoy! Tweet This! Digg this! Related Posts.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2012
    [Blog] AdSense Release Toolbar for Chrome Users: Ideal for Stats Junkies
    Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. If you’re an AdSense publisher you’re probably used to the AdSense stats shuffle. You know it – constant logging into your AdSense reports to check how earnings are going. Today AdSense released a little toolbar for Chrome users that makes checking your latest figures a breeze. Install it and with a click you get a snapshot view of your latest stats including todays figures, yesterdays, this month, last month, some channel data and lifetime revenue. AdSense Release Toolbar for Chrome Users: Ideal for Stats Junkies. Adsense
  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2012
    [Blog] Join the Google+ Revolution Now
    The Official Google+ Blog & Google+ Pages. The Official Dell Corporate Blog describes Dell’s Google+ brand page as a “centralized place to get updates from all of Dell across all our businesses.” This post was originally published on AT&T’s Networking Exchange Blog. By the end of 2012, analysts predict that Google+ will reach 400 million users. In its first 88 days the social platform’s growth rate outpaced Facebook and every other social network. Impressive, but, is it worth a small business owner’s time and energy to learn yet another social network?
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