GEOFF LIVINGSTON | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2014
[Blog] The Quality Boom
can use these photos in my own work (as I frequently do with blog posts). 'Strong professional writers, photographers and videographers should be thrilled. Content and social network noise increasingly impact online success, making quality an increasingly necessary component to succeed. That means experienced professional producers will be in demand. Consider the rise of new markets for quality stories. Cont3nt.com has built a place for content creators to submit their stories. Note the word stories. The same could be said for video. Hybrid Weavers. How are you serving this need?
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011
[Blog] Let Brands Be Brands
Some of the more consistent efforts online like GM Blogs and Bank of America ‘s Twitter customer service take this approach, showcasing the voices behind the brand. Image by Vincent Teeuwen. Why is it that we as an industry wants brands to become people and people to become brands? This manifests itself with a corporate brand online talking like a human being, but without identifying the people behind the communications. It seems like a disaster waiting to happen. When brands act like people — cursing , drinking , or making bad jokes — we pounce on them.
SOCIALNOMICS | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
[Blog] Has It Come Time to Hire a Social Media Manager?
Do you have a blog that you haven’t touched in three months or a Twitter account that’s non-existent? 'No matter which way you look at it, social media is quickly becoming a full-time job for businesses both large and small. And, whether it’s juggling a business Facebook page or staying on top of the company Twitter account, businesses that hire social media managers are usually glad they did. So, with social networking stability in mind, what are the benefits of hiring a social media manager for your business? The Social Landscape is Always Changing. Being Socially Savvy Takes Time.
JEFF ESPOSITO | FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2012
[Blog] Death of Photography, Abandoned NOLA Six Flags and BAD Klout
this blog from Geoff Livingston has got an interesting debate on whether or not Instagram is ruining photography. My take on this is no, but it is something that scares hardcore photographers at times because it is kinda like blogs way back when – something cool, but doesn’t replace traditional mediums. Photos Of The Abandoned Six Flags New Orleans – this is an awesome photo blog that mixes Armageddon with awesome and some serious sadness, which means click the damn link. Today is one of those days that is both awesome and shitty at the same time. Five for Friday
ARI HERZOG | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013
[Blog] Share Strategies and Tips on Social Media Marketing on LinkedIn and Facebook
When he's not blogging, Ari works with people and brands to improve their digital marketing. June 2010 seems like an eternity ago when I took initiative and created a LinkedIn Group to share strategies and tips in social media marketing. invited friends and colleagues in the industry to join and participate. They did that, and they told their friends. Over time, people none of us knew searched LinkedIn for keywords about social media marketing and also joined the group. They began posting valuable content. There are over 4,500 LinkedIn members today. People joined. Got a question?
ENGAGING BRAND | FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014
[Blog] Frustrated? Here’s 3 Steps to Understanding Your Customer
Why do you think blog posts often start with Frustrated… or Simple…or Improve…or Maximise. 'What if someone asked you “ What do you want? ” You can have anything that you want? Would you specifically know? When the question is asked a popular answer is often loads of money…and when people say that to me I ask “Why? To buy what?” ” They don’t need money, they need money for something else… So why is this question so relevant to businesses…… Do you know what your customer specifically wants? Not what you offer.
STAY N' ALIVE | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012
[Blog] Selling Developers Was Easy. Windows 8's Big Challenge Will be Selling Press
If I were Microsoft, each member of the Press would have a Surface, pre-populated with their favorite writing tools (something Microsoft is really good at), and they'd all have their Surfaces open writing their blog posts. Most of these "surfaces" are running OS X. When it comes to technology, I love going to developer conferences to meet people, see the people building the platforms I'm studying, and overall understand the best ways to integrate technology for the people I work with on a day-to-day basis. Let's start with the Press section at today's Keynote. was surrounded by Macs!
FRESHNETWORKS | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2014
[Blog] The rise of social media and other key trends from Waitrose’s Food and Drink Report 2014
Millions of consumers are using social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to share food photos, blogs and recipes. 'Last week Waitrose launched its Food and Drink Report 2014. This is the second time the supermarket has released an annual review of consumer behaviour in relation to food and drink. Waitrose has poured over sales data, customer research and conducted expert interviews to examine consumer’s changing shopping behaviour in food and drink over the past year. Time-poor consumers favour shopping little and often, regularly visiting convenience shops.
SOCIALNOMICS | THURSDAY, JULY 3, 2014
[Blog] Campus Housing Goes Social: #SoMe Innovation in Residence Life
Teams are composed of different residential areas; University Housing at the University of Georgia offers multiple social media outlets including the Live It UGA Blog which gives residents news, updates on programming and residence hall events. Blog posts cover topics such as Sustainability, Move-In, how to get involved, and information about numerous campus housing resources, all written by students and housing staff; and. ” WSU Housing also hosts an opening weekend Scavenger Hunt to help new students learn more about the campus. Complete Thumbnail: Shutterstock.
WISDOM LONDON | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2010
[Blog] Brand communications (your secret weapon) « Wisdom London
Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Blog at WordPress.com. Wisdom London Creative Communications is our world… « In pictures: Wisdom London Launch Party, 16 March Five Essentials of Disruption » Brand communications (your secret weapon) This post was first published in March but to round off the final week of our Branding Series, I’ve dusted it off and present it to you once again, in case you missed it first time. I feel so strongly about brand communications – such a critical part of the brand’s personality, style and promise. Here’s the free bit!
TWIST IMAGE | SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 2011
[Blog] What A CMO Wants. What A CMO Needs.
Ratings and review sites, branded communities and corporate blogs still lead the way for activities CMOs say bring average to significant return for their investment. corporate blog. What a CMO wants and what a CMO needs may not be what a CMO can get (just yet). Being a Chief Marketing Officer is no easy gig. Recent studies in North America have found that a CMO lasts between 12-26 months (depending on who you ask). and the picture becomes a little clearer (or hazier. if you're said CMO). So, what do CMOs really want out of Social Media (and do they think it's going to save them)?
SPIN SUCKS | FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2011
[Blog] #FollowFriday: Mimi Meredith
you’ll get a lot from following Mimi , subscribing to and reading her blog , connecting with her on LinkedIn , and plain old interacting with her. Yes, that is Mimi Meredith sitting outside my hotel room, on her laptop, patiently waiting for me to arrive (it took me at least an hour to walk from the ballroom to my room; there may have been a stop in the lobby bar for some bubbly). met Mimi virtually (big surprise) and then she called me one day, out of the blue, because she was considering joining Vistage and wanted to get my thoughts on the organization. And then we finally met!
SPIN SUCKS | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2010
[Blog] Building Your Online Presence Around Mobile Payments
So many things are happening this week, it’s hard to choose just one blog topic. Facebook is taking on Google in the email space. AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile are joining forces so we no longer have to carry wallets. And Google is launching a recommendation engine. You know the old adage about not trying to catch up, but leapfrogging ahead of your competition? feel like we’re in the middle of a war between Facebook and Google while they try to leapfrog eternities ahead of one another. And then the mobile companies are working together for the customer? 15 webinar.
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2010
[Blog] Personal Branding Preys on Self Esteem Needs
Cross posted on The BrandBuilder Blog. Personal branding remains a popular individual career and online promotion strategy (as evidenced by the top of the Blog Tree by Eloqua and Jess3 ) in spite of significant criticism from the marketing profession as well as many employers. For a variety of reasons already stated in other blog posts , personal brands provide employers dangers , and offer individuals band-aid solutions for deep problems. A point/counterpoint post by Geoff Livingston and Olivier Blanchard , respectively. Mood and worth follow action! by Olivier.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014
[Blog] Influencer Marketing, Rick Springfield, and a Bottle Opener that Opened Doors
began blogging and getting active on social media just three years ago. Basically, it’s the process of developing relationships with influential people that can lead to their assisting you in creating visibility for your product or service (a nice definition I’m borrowing from the Moz blog ). 'I’m influential? was at the Social Media Marketing World conference in March when I discovered this post, “The Top 100 #ContentMarketing Thought Leaders.” The list comes from Onalytica, a company that makes influencer relationship management software. In fact, I ranked in the top 20. Maybe.
CREATIVE RAMBLINGS | MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2013
[Blog] 5 great articles you may have missed (March 4-10, 2013)
Here is my list for March 4-10, 2013: Macro trends don’t matter so much by Seth Godin (Seth’s Blog) Mastering the Social Web by Starting Small by Meghan Dougherty (Firepole Marketing) 8 Reasons Listly Lists Are SEO Machines by Nick [.]. Every week, I share my favorite social media articles from around the blogosphere on Creative Ramblings. Great Resources Social Media best articles of the week
LOUIS GRAY | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2012
[Blog] Adam Singer of Future Buzz Going Google
Since 2008, when I first ran into Adam Singer (author of the Future Buzz ) online, via his blog and other social circles, I have been trying to find a way for him and I to work together. Longer-term readers of the blog may remember I opened up for guest posts for an extended period, and of course, Adam's work was highlighted. was immediately impressed with his analysis of search engine optimization (SEO), digital media, public relations and finding real value in social activity all of us, as individuals or brands, were doing. Pretty exciting. And yes, I referred Adam in to Google.
SOSHABLE | THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2012
[Blog] How Social Solves Problems
Even the most reticent among us desires to share his experiences with others, whether in the form of a blog, Facebook photos, YouTube videos or anything else. And with the plethora of blogs and forums populating the Internet, companies can easily reach out to seek outside opinions on issues impacting their clients and audiences. Clicking “share” on your smartphone of choice: that’s all it takes to be social in today’s media landscape. Consider any historical time period, from ancient history to present day. Use It or Lose It. FB is Changing HR. Crowdsourcing and Credibility.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
[Blog] Co-op SEO and the Future of Websites | Guest Posts | Social Media.
Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Co-op SEO and the Future of Websites July 26th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Guest post by Jason Kintzler , the Founder and CEO of PitchEngine, where people go to get the word out. How do you get them to your website or blog? How Does This Help You? Their magic?
CONVINCE & CONVERT | SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2011
[Blog] 17 Ways to Integrate Facebook and Email Marketing
won’t write out the entire presentation for you in blog post form – that’s what Slideshare is for – but here are the high points of this presentation on Killer Integration of Facebook and Email Marketing, where I offer 17 specific ways to tie these two important programs together. Killer integration of Facebook and Email. View more presentations from Jay Baer. Sides of the Same Coin. The notion that Facebook is a tool to create new customers is massively flawed. Research from DDB shows that 84% of fans of company Facebook pages are current customers. And two more.
COLLECTIVE THOUGHTS | FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2008
[Blog] 5 Viral Marketing Campaign Features I Learned from Clients
I’ve been static from this site, rather shamefully but not without reason, I have a pretty hectic lifestyle these days and am barely getting enough time in to blog myself. When you get a large number of people wanting to talk about something on their blogs, myspace and facebook profiles you know you are onto a winner. The a small amount of media buy on a relevant blogs and forums can then help build up the conversation by originally get as many people as possible to know about the idea. So without further ado, here’s what I learnt: 1. Give something to Charity.
STEPHEN P SMITH | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2012
[Blog] SEO Advice from Blueglass
Follow these six suggestions for strategic content creation : Become an industry expert ; be the first to report industry news; Define your niche more narrowly; share specialist advice; Educate customers and prospects; provide the most comprehensive FAQ section in your field; Have an opinion; show thought leadership on your blog; Become a newsjacker ; inject your ideas and angles into breaking news ; Interview other industry experts; it’s a quick way to generate quality content. Are You Still Making These Six Senseless SEO Mistakes? You know SEO has changed. ” ~ Greg Boser.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2010
[Blog] Blastoff for My New Social Media Newsletter
Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Blastoff for My New Social Media Newsletter August 16th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Last Monday was the world premier of my new social media newsletter, the 3-2-1. If not, just click right here and check the appropriate box on the subscriptions page. Im Jay Baer.
NOWSOURCING | SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2014
[Blog] The Latest News Over At Pinterest – Personalized Pages, New Pin, & More
Everytime you read a blog post, and you see the standard social media buttons at the end, it is usual now to see the Pin button as well for Pinterest. According to Pinterest’s official blog , when you now mouse over an image on a webpage, you will now see a small “Pin It” button appear in the corner. 'It’s been a while since we last looked at Pinterest. While Facebook and Twitter are the two social networks to watch and be on, Pinterest has been quietly soldiering away in the background. They have a loyal following and an amazing site. It’s a very stark contrast.
SOSHABLE | SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2012
[Blog] The New Face of Music
Spotify recently announced an embeddable play button that will work on blogs , websites, and tumblr. This will allow any registered Spotify users to play music through their Spotify without having to leave the current webpage (even non-premium Spotify users will have access to these play buttons). This is another change in modern music consumption. can turn on my computer each morning and listen to pretty much any song I want to, using completely legal means. The hot new thing at the moment is the band fun. because of their popular single “ We Are Young ”.
SOCIALNOMICS | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2012
[Blog] Oreo Boycotted Over Gay Cookie on Facebook
The image, which is being universally interpreted as an endorsement of gay rights, has prompted a firestorm of emotionally charged tweets, blog comments and Facebook posts. Oreo, the hundred-year-old cookie brand, caused controversy Monday with an image of a rainbow-themed cookie. This Rainbow Oreo image posted to Oreo's Facebook Page on Gay Pride Day sparked a heated controversy. Opponents of gay rights are now calling for a boycott of Oreos manufacturer Nabisco/Kraft Foods while supporters are petitioning them to actually produce and sell the cookie. So I say bravo Oreo!
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2011
[Blog] Strategy Lessons: The Water Book
This blog series looks at each of the Five Rings (chapters), and discusses how some of the phrases apply to the modern communications market. From its very visible Facebook, Twitter and blog efforts to its grassroots fundraising platform, email efforts, and experimental marketing via platforms like Gowalla, LIVESTRONG consistently directly engages its community with great successes. Consider how Apple successfully uses blogs to leak information, media to report on blogs and vice versa. 1) Read the Tea Leaves. Image by Steve Depolo. Musashi. Image by Stewart Dawson.
JUSTIN LEVY | FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011
[Blog] Using Impressions as a Success Metric
Before getting into my thoughts on whether or not media impressions are a useless success metric, this post was inspired by Rob Clark’s post over on Dave Fleet’s blog on whether or not “share of voice” is a useless PR metric. For those that don’t know what media impressions are, they are the number of people who MAY have seen an article, heard something on the radio, saw it on TV or read it on a website or blog. One thing that has struck me lately is the reliance on “media impressions” as a measure of success in PR campaigns.
JUSTIN LEVY | TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2009
[Blog] Gary Vaynerchuk Treats People Like Goldfish
tonilamb Great video blog post and I couldn't agree with you anymore about treating everybody like a gold fish. Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Gary Vaynerchuk Treats People Like Goldfish Written on August 18, 2009 by Justin Levy in community , gary vaynerchuk , networking , social media , video 8 Comments - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Thanks for taking time out of your day to come hang out here! So, what did he mean by this? So Thank YOU!
SPIN SUCKS | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2014
[Blog] Join Diana Kander for a Special Author Q&A Today
December Fun December wrapped up our year of themed monthly content on the blog, and we decided to have some fun. 'By Lindsay Bell Ok. Blah blah blah holidays. Yadda yadda yadda shopping. Yakety yakety yak Christmas! Are you all fed up to the teeth of hearing about it yet? ME NEITHER! I’ve have been seriously in the Christmas spirit this year. even shared a little window into the Bell-Wheeler family’s Christmas traditions , and some olden-days Christmas memories with you all last week! Call me crazy, but I think I looked pretty darn cute in that set of footy-pyjamas.
BRASS TACK THINKING | FRIDAY, MAY 21, 2010
[Blog] 8 Must-Dos For Aspiring Writers | Brass Tack Thinking
Write blog post titles. Write private thoughts in a journal or comments on a blog. Be Accountable to Something Friends, a book deadline, a regular blog posting schedule. And when you screw that up, like I did recently with my blog schedule, don’t wallow and use that to give yourself permission to slack. But if you hope to make a living in any way related to your writing – be it a blog or a book or articles in a business magazine – get over it. Elizabeth King´s last blog. Elizabeth King´s last blog. But get. Words.
SOCIALNOMICS | MONDAY, MAY 26, 2014
[Blog] Campus Cyberbullying: A Tragic but Preventable Crime
member of the University faculty or staff uses his or her blog or social media account to berate or otherwise discuss engagement with or judgment of a student’s work or other information considered confidential or proprietary by FERPA or HIPPA. 'A currently trending news report alleges that Twitter messages posted by singer & platinum recording artist Rihanna set off the cyber bullying of a fan for wearing an outfit to her prom mimicking an earlier outfit worn by the popular singer. Naturally, my thoughts about cyber bullying on college campuses led me to remember Tyler Clementi.
SOCIALNOMICS | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2011
[Blog] Groupon Responds to Super Bowl Ad Complaints
Groupon CEO Andrew Mason responded to the backlash on Twitter and Facebook about Groupon’s Tibet Super Bowl ad via the Groupon Blog: We take the causes we highlighted extremely seriously – that’s why we created this campaign in partnership with many hallmark community organizations, for whom we’re raising money at SaveTheMoney.org. viewer named Vinod posted on the Groupon blog in response to Mason’s explaination: I know what you were trying to convey, but you had 2 problems. The creators of the ads, Crispin Porter + Bogusk, are known for making waves.
ENGAGING BRAND | THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2013
[Blog] The Digital Marketing Streams Of 2013
Examples of content can be blog articles, infographics, tools, videos etc. 'Over the past couple years there’s been a huge increase in the amount of buzz surrounding certain types digital marketing. Companies are spending more money now on key digital marketing streams than ever before and it’s clear that this is only the beginning. of those key components are as follows. Social Media Marketing. For those of you who aren’t familiar with social media, it’s simply a way of sharing, communicating, and networking via specific online outlets. Mobile Marketing. Content Marketing.
SOCIALIZED | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2009
[Blog] Twitter Blocking Recurring Tweets in Realtime
In case you’re wondering why I would republish the same tweet, I generally promote new blog posts three to four times over the course of a few days, hoping to catch different people each time. I discovered last night that Twitter is not simply blocking recurring tweets as reported elsewhere , they’ve actually implemented filters that physically block recurring tweets. was using Tweetie , an iPhone Twitter client. copied and pasted a previous tweet and tapped “Send. guessed that Twitter was filtering tweets, so I rearranged a few words, and reposted it successfully.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2010
[Blog] Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook? | E.
Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook? link] Kelly Workman-Flood Jay Baer Blog: Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook? link] Full [link] [link] Kelly Workman-Flood Jay Baer Blog: Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook? Plenty.
SPIN SUCKS | TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2010
[Blog] I'm Behind
I’m behind on comments here on the blog. was riding this morning, trying valiantly to come up with a topic for today’s blog and my mind was blank the entire time (well, that’s not entirely true – I was thinking, “Don’t get dropped. Missing a few blog posts isn’t the end of the world. Very few things are as critical as they appear, like a new blog post for example. Comment by Erin Margolin August 24th, 2010 at 4:28 pm Hi Gini, I’m a friend of Shelly Kramer’s and came over here from her blog. Leave a comment!
BRASS TACK THINKING | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2011
[Blog] Social Capital: Earning It, Spending It, and My Thanks
Sometimes it’s as simple as tweeting a blog post and hoping we’ve earned enough of people’s interest that they’ll read it. We often talk about trust, reputation, and the like as some of the elements that comprise “social capital. We use the currency analogy because credibility and authority are earned, as are things like favors or business referrals and connections. And when you want to accomplish something using the social capital you’ve accrued, you have to spend some of it. In order for a book to be a success, people need to buy it and read it.
SOSHABLE | MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2011
[Blog] Why Infographics Are So Popular
Learn more about infographics and other marketing techniques on this social media blog. Contrary to popular belief, information graphics (better known as Infographics) were around before the internet. WAY before… According to Wikipedia , the first examples of infographics can be found on cave walls. They are visualizations of information or data with the purpose of bringing to light a point in a format that is graphically appealing. As our world moves towards a faster pace of life, the need to communicate a message quickly through visualization is becoming more pronounced.
ARI HERZOG | SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2012
[Blog] Introducing Stephen Tiano: Monday Muse #2
Stephen Tiano, a freelance book designer, page compositor, and layout artist, wrote a guest blog post here in February 2009 about his blogging and tweeting and how both contributed to his economic success. blog to present my “take” on book design , what I do and how I approach such work, and hopefully to give those interested in publishing books reason to consider my services. I’ve gotten more paying project interest and actual paying projects — after my own website and blog — from my Twitter presence. How do you decide blog content to write?
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
[Blog] 12 Google+ Headers (Thanks a Million Part II)
During this time I shifted content production from multiple blog posts a week to produce photos via my 365 Full Frame project, and that has been the primary driver of this grown. 'I recently passed one million views on Google+ , a number that doubled in the past year. This is the second time I have passed a million views on a social network this year, the other being Flickr. To thank folks for continuing to like and support my photography interests, please find below 12 free Google+ header images. These pictures are my most popular 365 Full Frame photos so far, as rated by 500 Pixels.
DEVUMI | TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2014
[Blog] 6 Steps to Get More YouTube Views Easily
The post 6 Steps to Get More YouTube Views Easily appeared first on Devumi Blog. 'We all want to get more YouTube views, an active audience that watches your videos is the whole point of the platform. How do you get more YouTube views as everyone else is trying to do exactly the same thing you are? Read one through these six steps to find out how you can get more YouTube views, and maybe have a viral hit or two. Steps to get more YouTube views! Optimize your YouTube video titles. Your YouTube video titles are probably the most important written aspect of your video.
SOCIAL WAYNE | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2011
[Blog] I’m joining Tech Media as Director of Digital and what it means for TriOut
Sutton is an active content creator and his blog SocialWayne.com has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Social Media and Technology blogs of 2010 and ranks among the AdAge Power 150.Sutton has been active in the Triangle, NC community as an event organizer of Ignite Raleigh, Triangle Startup Weekend, Triangle Tweetup, the Social Media Business Forum and the past Triangle Social Media club chapter president. Staying current with the ever changing trends in the technology community, Wayne loves blogging, educating and inspiring others. as their new Director of Digital.
CREATIVE RAMBLINGS | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2013
[Blog] Do not encourage negativity (4th extract from my upcoming new eBook)
Looking for tips to attract quality traffic to your blog? Check out The Little Big eBook on Blogging: 40 Traffic Generation Tips. 'Many of you have asked if I would be wiling to share more extracts from my upcoming new eBook. You know me, I do not like to make people wait. ;-) I am quite pleased with the way chapter 19 looks in its third draft. hope you will enjoy it. As always, feel free to share your feedback in the comment section. Golden Rule #19: Do Not Encourage Negativity Did you watch the 2012 Summer Olympics? Do not read that statement as a judgment on my part.
ARI HERZOG | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2011
[Blog] Feature Friday: 5 Pitfalls Social Media Marketers Must Avoid
Photo by Sebastien B. -- Thanks for reading Feature Friday: 5 Pitfalls Social Media Marketers Must Avoid , the latest article from my blog on the social web. also write a blog from my city council desk. Have you visited the blog archive ? The following is a feature article by Alex Papa. If you start or run a social media business you want to make it a successful one. You want a business that will continue to grow and thrive. What’s the Plan? You must see this as a business that requires a proper business plan. The first pitfall to avoid is Lack of a Business Plan!
ARI HERZOG | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2010
[Blog] How to Design for the Web vs Print
This is a guest blog post by Wes Towers. Related posts: Rethinking Blog Design. How Would You Change This Blog Design? Designing for the web can be a totally different ball game to designing for print. have worked with both areas of design for over 10 years and have never stopped learning how to better myself as a graphic designer. It’s my intention to share what I have learned via this article, so I can help aspiring graphic designers with the basics and explain to businesses owners a few things to consider when selecting a graphic designer. Colour. Resolution. File Size.
BLUE FOCUS MARKETING | WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2013
[Blog] Join the @SocialEmployee Revolution! Start by Downloading Chapter 3 Now! #IBM #Cisco #SouthwestAir
Here’s how you can help: Feature The Social Employee on your blog or website. Embed The Social Employee Book Trailer in your blog or website (see blow). 'Branding from the Inside Out! Join the Revolution Now! We are excited to share Chapter 3, “Brands Under Pressure” from our new book, The Social Employee: How Great Companies Make Social Media Work , out August 23 through McGraw-Hill ! In the chapter, we argue that the era of the social employee has already begun, whether businesses are ready to accept change or not. JOIN THE SOCIAL EMPLOYEE REVOLUTION! ZK7EXj4lDkA.
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012
[Blog] SxSW Interactive 2012 Memories
A photo blog post. My full SxSW set is here… Long Lines Were Experienced Throughout the Over-Crowded SxSW And Everyone Had Their Heads in Their Phones… But It Was Still About the People… Points of Light Foundation’s Jessica Kirkwood at Allhat NY Times Bestseller Charles Duhigg Interviews at TechCocktail Rachel Seda, Nancy Cawley Jean and [.].
SPIN SUCKS | TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2010
[Blog] Hijacking of the Fast Company Influence Project | Spin Sucks
In his blog post about the idea , he says… I think we’ve waited long enough for something beneficial to come out of this project. 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. The experiment is being named a bad popularity contest with no real measure of influence. Who has more influence?
JUGNOO | TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2013
[Blog] Useful Tumblr Analytics for Social Media Management
Keep in mind that Tumblr does not track past the first five tags on your blog. Useful Tumblr Analytics for Social Media Management originally appeared on Jugnoo Blog - Social Media is a Business: Social Media Presence Management under a Creative Commons license. The post Useful Tumblr Analytics for Social Media Management appeared first on Jugnoo Blog. 'Understanding how Tumblr performs is part of a brand’s social media management program. Lincoln Motor Company on Tumblr. The remainder tags will just help organize content internally. Source: Union Metrics for Tumblr.
DREW'S MARKETING MINUTE | THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2014
[Blog] Media coverage is not a given
Don’t let your laziness or ignorance cost you coverage: Because of my blog, I get pitches from PR pros and business owners every day. 'I have the opportunity to review many business plans and one thing that always causes me some concern is that every business owner believes that they can generate a significant amount of marketing exposure by getting media coverage. They pepper it throughout their plan because to them, it feels free and easy to get. I hate to tell you, but media coverage is not a given. Good manners go a long way. What benefit or value would the reporter’s audience get?
KOKA SEXTON | SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2009
[Blog] I Fell In Love With My Roku
Brent @ Electronic eBook Reader’s last blog post. Why It Still Rocks The Competition ¬ lurvella7 #5244 January 20th, 2010 at 8:19 am Cool site and prefectly layout.Lots of informative text and updated content.However lack of videos and movies so called new media could turn down the score.Get sample here at [link] lurvella7′s last blog post. Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS I Fell In Love With My Roku I got a Roku from a special someone after visiting their house and being in complete amazement over the technology. was bored with it.
KOKA SEXTON | FRIDAY, AUGUST 6, 2010
[Blog] What goes up…
still had time to play with Grayson and spend time with family and friends but all of the normal free time (like writing for my blog) was used getting the job done. in /var/www/vhosts/kokasexton.com/httpdocs/word/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3237 Blog Book Reviews Entrepreneur Featured Geek Break Headline Lead Story Letters from Iraq Military Social Media Technology Notice : get_links is deprecated since version 2.1! Shortly after Acronis changed leadership , they got rid of the Channel Development position along with a few others. Such is life in high-tech I guess.
SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING | WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2013
[Blog] This Week in Social Media – 7/31/2013
Facebook has introduced embedded posts - a plugin that allows users to easily add public posts from Facebook to a blog or website, from which other users can like, comment on or share it directly from the website. Legal / HR Two gems from the world of HR and social media, reminding us that if we have jobs that put us in the public light, we need to use some common sense: A reporter was fired from her job at WAAY in Alabama for a blog post in which she revealed a little too much about her techniques, thoughts and ethics. These are those links. China is the top maker of iOS devices.
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.
MYRLAND MARKETING | MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2010
[Blog] IT'S TIME TO INVEST
Great blog post! Home About Services Social Media Speaking-Training LMA Contact Subscribe Myrland Marketing Minutes Strategic Social Media: Making Social Media Make Sense IT’S TIME TO INVEST by Nancy Myrland on March 1, 2010 A few times a week, I send out short marketing words of wisdom on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter called Myrland Marketing Moments. They are always fewer than 120 characters as I want to leave room for those kind enough to share, or ReTweet, them on Twitter. Actually, the truth is that I was driving to Chicago, and had 3 hours to think freely about business.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012
[Blog] 4 Reasons Google Bought Wildfire
Reasons Google Bought Wildfire is a post from: Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting. Wildfire , a pioneering social media management software application that specialized in contests and promotions, announced today that it has been bought by Google for a smooth $250 million. Happy day for Gary Vaynerchuk , who was an angel investor in Wildfire). Even though Wildfire had been courted for weeks by multiple suitors, most observers – including me didn’t view Google as a potential acquirer. But it’s brilliant. Access to Social Signal.
JEFF ESPOSITO | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2012
[Blog] NFL Predictions: Week 9
This week’s challenger is a special guest who does a lot of the behind the scenes work at this blog: Week 9 NFL Predictions. We’re now past the season’s halfway point. Most fans have an inkling as to whether their team is a pretender or a contender. If social media’s NFL predictions were a team, they’d be on the bubble with a 64-54 mark following a 9-5 showing last weekend. Each week we put these results up against a friend from across the Internets. The top picker will get $100 donated to a charity of their choice. BYE: STL, NE, NYJ, SF.
WAXING UNLYRICAL | SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2010
[Blog] Are You Happy?
It would be fantastic if this discussion, on your blog and others, made just a few bosses out there consider how to appropriately manage their staff (person by person), so that their happiness and wellbeing are held in the highest regard. Now, I need to post it on my blog and share it with others!) And am so thrilled that you have blogged this important reminder for us all! Shannon Pauls Very Official Blog Spin Sucks TopRank Online Marketing Blog Writing Boots - David Murray Love WUL? Oh, one other thing: my blog = my sandbox. This was her dream.
SOSHABLE | MONDAY, JULY 15, 2013
[Blog] Instagram Makes Sharing Easier
Original post on Wikimotive’s blog. 'Instagram is a great way to take interesting pictures for your business, and we’ve covered it’s usefulness before. That utility has only grown in recent weeks with the introduction of short videos to the app. Now, you can take pictures and videos and apply stylish filters all within the same program. There has always been a problem with the social network though, it’s been difficult to share the pictures and videos you take. Lets take a look at how to do it. Now, you can easily embed your photos and videos from Instagram.
GREG VERDINO | MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2009
[Blog] Greg Verdino: 5 ways every marketer can have a "dancing man moment"
Greg Verdino Marketing, Media, Technology & Trends Home About Me Book Me to Speak microMARKETING Journal On Twitter On Flickr Personal Blog Verdino Bytes My Company « Bits, bytes, posterous, punk | Main | Coopetwition gives two soda giants bubbly feelings » 5 ways every marketer can have a "dancing man moment" Last night, social media serendipity led me to a video of a man dancing at an outdoor music festival. In it, I present 24 signature posts from my first two years of blogging. Feel free to share 4 & 20 Blog Posts with your friends and colleagues.
BILL HARTZER | MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2011
[Blog] Are Google+ and +1 Going to Change Web Marketing?
This includes paid results, organic search results, Google+, and the +1 buttons that you have used on your website or blog. Larry Page, the CEO of Google Inc., declared Google+ stats: More than 10 million users of Google+ share and receive more than 1 billion items each day. Plus the G+1 button is served more than 2 billion times each day. remarkable milestone indeed! But in Social media, the context of usage is more important than the numbers, and so we’ll see how the new wave goes. Just like Twitter and Facebook , Google+1 has also got its own button now. This has a big impact on SEO.
ONE SOCIAL MEDIA | THURSDAY, JULY 1, 2010
[Blog] How to Use Social Media for Crisis Management
Home | About OSM | Why Social Media | Services | Client Speak | Blog | Contact Copyright © 2010 onesocialmedia, All Rights Reserved Start a chat | CMS Login « The Three Primary Goals for Using Social Media to Leverage Your Business 3 Ways to Properly Use Social Media in Your Business » How to Use Social Media for Crisis Management Social media is not just for maintaining a healthy relationship with your customers/ clients. If used properly, social networks can also be used to inform your employees on time about any emergency situation. Canadian Health&Care.No
ONE SOCIAL MEDIA | MONDAY, JULY 19, 2010
[Blog] 5 Careers That Can Benefit From Twitter
What started as a curious 140-character micro-blogging platform for letting your friends know what you are up to (well, it still remains pretty much that, but with newer features and tremendous possibilities hitherto unrealized), has now evolved into a powerful and all-pervasive marketing tool. Twitter: The next career builder for you? With 190 million visitors per month and 65 million Tweets a day (Source: Twitter COO Dick Costolo via TechCrunch ) , Twitter has become both inevitable and indispensible for making your voice heard all over the Internet. And who do they rely on?
BARE FEET STUDIOS | WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 2010
[Blog] Maui Visitors Bureau Explains How to Manage Risk and Social Media.
Home About What We Do PayPal Speaker Contact Subscribe Press / PR Bare Feet Network Internet Literacy for Business: Blogging, Podcasting, Online Video & Social Media Howto, Consulting, Training & Public Speaking Home > Social Media , Strategy , Video > Maui Visitors Bureau Explains How to Manage Risk and Social Media Maui Visitors Bureau Explains How to Manage Risk and Social Media by Roxanne Darling on May 19, 2010 I interviewed Charlene Kauhane (of Kauhane Inc.) Liza Pierce, A Maui Blog Shane Robinson, Bare Feet Studios Roxanne Darling, BeachWalks.tv Hawai?i
WISDOM LONDON | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2011
[Blog] Ever wondered about…Usability Testing?
Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Blog at WordPress.com. Wisdom London Creative Communications is our world… « Ever Wondered About… Pummelvision? Ever wondered about…Social Commerce? » Ever wondered about…Usability Testing? guest post by Lucy Payne What is it? It’s basically the testing of digital objects like websites, widgets or apps to help designers bring their products to life. This kind of testing focuses on the relationship between the object and the end user, to make sure that the object is: Learnable, meaning it’s easy to use or learn to use.
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2014
[Blog] Web CEO SEO Software Platform Review
Be sure to stop by and grab a copy of my free 8,000+ word guide to guest blogging and become a fan on Facebook. 'You want to know the secret to a comprehensive SEO strategy? You and all SEO enthusiasts. But it’s not a secret. Any successful SEO strategy requires a good deal of time on-page optimization, keyword research and other similar endeavors. And this is impossible to do on your own manually without SEO software… unless you have too much time on your hands. Web CEO is a search engine optimization software that has a lot of great features. Adding Your Website(s). Analytics.
WRITTENT BLOG | THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 2013
[Blog] 45 Free or Super Cheap Tools for Creating Amazing Visual Content
To help you boost your business blogging strategy without an enormous investment in software and apps, we’ve created a comprehensive list of the best free and low-cost tools on the web. ' A content marketing strategy without visual elements is like chocolate chip cookies without any chocolate. It’s still good, but it lacks the mass appeal. Researchers believe that around 65% of the population are visual learners, who are able to best process information that’s relayed in images, infographics and video. Infographics and Word Clouds. Image credit: Marketing My Journey. Easely.ly. Easel.ly
SOSHABLE | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
[Blog] Employee Engagement and Facebook
That means if you have your employees liking and sharing your blog posts that are syndicated to Facebook, it will boost the SEO effectiveness of those articles, and thusly your SEO effectiveness as a whole. Original post on Employee Facebook Engagement can be found on Wikimotive’s Blog. 'Facebook engagement is an important part of marketing. The debate about whether or not it has a positive effect on SEO is ongoing, but what we know for sure is that more social engagement only helps across the board. THE NUMBERS. Why do you want your employees engaging exactly? THE PROGRAM.
TRADESMEN INSIGHTS | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014
[Blog] From MAGNET: The Future of Manufacturing in Northeast Ohio
'Each month we’ll be featuring a blog post from our friends at MAGNET (Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network). This post originally appeared on MAGNET’s Manufacturing Success blog and is reposted with permission. MAGNET’s mission i s to support, educate and champion manufacturing in Ohio with the goal of transforming the region’s economy into a powerful, global player. You can visit MAGNET online at manufacturingsuccess.org. The Future of Manufacturing in Northeast Ohio. Click here to read the original post.
SOCIALFISH | THURSDAY, JULY 19, 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. 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. What is Your Competition Doing?
PROBLOGGER | MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2012
[Blog] A Scientific Approach to Writing Page Titles
We all know how important page titles are for SEO and just the general success of our blogs and websites, don’t we? By the very nature of blogging you will be writing more posts soon, so there really isn’t any need to cram in more than one key phrase. Also, make sure your phrase makes sense for a blog. better phrase might be “how to buy an electric shower”—that’s a much better fit for a blog. Hopefully at least a few of the results will be blog posts. Is this a sign that Google doesn’t think a blog is the right sort of site for this phrase?
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2013
[Blog] The No Fly Zone (Except Exodus)
During this time, I will blog on a reduced schedule. 'We are in the midst of that rare holiday season when Christmas and New Years both land on a Wednesday. People are enjoying vacations throughout the two weeks, forcing many non-retail businesses into a no fly zone. Little can be done until the new year begins and folks return to work. Like most entrepreneurs, my business will be coasting through these weeks with one exception. I’ll be giving Exodus away for free on the Kindle from December 24 through the 28th. Last year I gave away Twitter header images as a holiday giveaway.
ARI HERZOG | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012
[Blog] The Key to Online Success
That means staying with the blog you start, showing up on social media when you have something to say and taking steps every day to expand the size, reach and value of your message and online properties. WordPress didn’t exist then, and neither did blogging. ve been blogging seriously at So Much More Life since December 2009, and people come there every day to read about simple, deliberate living. couple of people have even been impressed enough with my writing at So Much More Life that they now pay me to write their blog posts for them. Photo by manicmorff. Are you?
SOSHABLE | MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2014
[Blog] Social Media Success? It’s More Than Just ‘Likes’
This will include buying Facebook ads or advertising on key blogs. 'If you judge your business’ social media (SM) success solely on how many likes you can drum up, you’re only looking at a tiny piece of the puzzle. There’s a big disparity when it comes to optimizing your ROI with SM, with a number of marketers jumping full force onto the social media bandwagon, but falling short where it matters most: Actually looking at the data to seeing how successful they are. However, Adobe says that just 12 percent or marketers say they feel “capable” when it comes to measuring SM ROI.
SOCIALNOMICS | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2013
[Blog] Using Social Media to Promote Your Brand
There are many ways you can create content for social media marketing, including blogging, article writing and finding or creating images and videos. 'If you have not been using social media to promote your brand, maybe it is time for you to start doing so. Social media marketing is a free or low-cost marketing strategy that enables you to widen your market reach, target specific groups of consumers and interact on a personal level with your customers. It is an excellent tool for distributing your marketing message to a large number of people, and it is also very easy to use. Planning.
TWIST IMAGE | FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 2014
[Blog] Herding Comments In The Digital Wind
Chris Brogan decided to turn off the comments on his blog yesterday. In his blog post, cutely titled: Turning Off Comments and Why We Will All Be Okay , he lists the reasons as: Comments are everywhere. Because of this, community members are simply writing their own blog posts, responding in podcasts, creating video responses on YouTube and more. In short, we''re not just adding our opinions in a comment section on a blog, but we''re creating an entirely new piece of content (like this blog post). Blog comment spam is brutal. blog comments.
JEFF ESPOSITO | MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013
[Blog] Three Reasons Why Executives Should Tweet For Themselves
once blogged for a CEO because he said he didn’t have time for social media. While I successfully built the company’s blog and social media channels from scratch, those marketing channels went mute after I left the company. While I successfully built the company’s blog and social media channels from scratch, those marketing channels went mute after I left the company. 'This is a guest post from Megan Jasin. . few weeks ago I read an article that stated “ less than two percent of Fortune 500 CEOs tweet themselves.” So why isn’t the C-suite jumping into social media?
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2014
[Blog] The Power of “TK” in Content Writing (and How it Can Help You)
'Sometimes blogging is just slooooww… If you’ve ever been struggling (painfully) to write a couple of paragraphs that would make sense , only to find yourself with 400 words after two hours of effort then you know what I mean. … Some examples: (1) “There are tons of people who TK at blogging because they took too much TK upon themselves.” Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. … There can be many reasons why this is possibly your reality at the moment. Maybe it’s just not your day. Maybe you have some kind of a. by getting hung up.
JEFF ESPOSITO | WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 2010
[Blog] Global Web Index
You can also subscribe to the blog to ensure you receive the latest posts. « Previous Post Next Post » [link] Tweets that mention Global Web Index | Jeff Esposito’s Blog — Topsy.com [.] blog comments powered by Disqus Stay connected Recent Posts Can influence be bought? Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Global Web Index Written on July 14, 2010 by Espo in social media I saw this yesterday on Scott Monty ‘s site and was blown away at the levels of information that were at our fingertips. Enjoy this post?
ENGAGE | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2012
[Blog] 30 Tweets Worth Reading, Retweeting, and Maybe Even Printing Out From #AMP12
Be sexy with your blog writing. The great thing about Twitter is that for live events you can get in on the action without really being there. For example, Association Media and Publishing is having it’s annual meeting, which is kind of a big deal for those in the association media space. And while I wasn’t able to attend myself, I was able to follow the hashtag #AMP12 and feel like I was almost there. debbiemillman : “if you wait until you’re confident to try something new, you’re doomed.” ” Just go for it! amp12. debbiemillman #amp12. amp12. amp12.
ENGAGE | MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011
[Blog] Why Content Matters
It’s do we do mobile, do we do digital, do we do blogs, or traditional magazines. This interview, conducted and written by TMG Managing Editor Corey Murray, marks the first in an occasional series with the custom content industry’s best and brightest. Lori Rosen, Executive Director of the Custom Content Council L ori Rosen is executive director of the Custom Content Council (CCC), a membership organization representing nearly 90 publishers of custom print and online media. Rosen and several members of her organization are fresh from the CCC’s annual meeting in Charleston, S.C., How so?
ENGAGE | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2011
[Blog] Even the Biggest Brands Need TLC to Avoid Going MIA
Read the blogs they are reading. Is That Your Blog Talking to Itself in the Corner? 9 ) bodynsoil : When I first started blogging I would just write as if I were talking to whomever. Engage Content marketing resources and insights from content marketing professionals. Home 1. Strategy 2. Creation 3. Management 4. Distribution 5. It takes hustle. It takes guts. And it takes persistence. But as competition for shelf space in the minds of the consumer intensifies, the line between a “winner” and “loser” brand becomes clearer. The sacred cows are being slaughtered. Thanks!
THE WAY OF THE WEB | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2009
[Blog] The two digital publishing models of the near future
TheWayoftheWeb The digital convergence of media, entertainment, marketing and PR front page archives about RSS Click below for the WayoftheWeb bookstore The Blogroll A Shel of Myself Chris Brogan Currybetdotnet Eaon Pritchard Faster Future Gaping Void Howard Owens Jaffe Juice Jonathan MacDonald KDPaine’s PR Measurement Blog Michael Leis – Digital Strategy Nick Burcher Occam’s Razor Web Analytics blog Only Dead Fish Seth Godin Simon Collister – Networked Society Teaching Online Journalism The Herd The Obvious? Stocktwits gets funding, Bit.ly Yahoo).
GAURAVONOMICS | THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2011
[Blog] Tweeterati #11: Does India Have World Class IIT-IIM Faculty, or World-Class Politicians?
pagalguy) emerged as the voice of reason in a heavily tweeted blog post when he made an. www.gauravonomics.com/blog. In last week’s Tweeterati column in Mail Today , I looked at the debate on whether IITs and IIMs have world class faculty: I grew up in middle class Patna, studied at IIM Bangalore, and taught at Georgetown University, so I. have seen all the three worlds firsthand. IIM did change my life, did help me escape from the small-town. middle-class dreariness I was born into. But, instead of feeling outraged at Jairam Ramesh’s comments, I. class jailors! Jairam Ramesh.
PROACTIVE REPORT | SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 2012
[Blog] Earned Media Tip # 6: Connect with a Like-Minded Community
Other senior-focused sites and blogs republish AARP content. This is number 6 in the Earned Media Series. Tapping into a community that supports your activities, aligns with your mission, or uses your product, is an obvious way to increase earned media mentions. Rosetta Stone did it very successfully with AARP. After doing a social audit Rosetta Stone discovered that people over 50 regard learning a new language as a way to keep mentally alert and fit. And there is indeed scientific evidence to support this idea. It’s a match made in heaven for earned media mentions. Facebook.
ARI HERZOG | SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2013
[Blog] Why I Want a Dumb Phone
Sign up to receive blog posts by email. 'I want this phone. It ain’t smart. It’s no Galaxy S4 or HTC One S or iPhone 5. Mobile introduced the 768 this year. It weighs 3.5 ounces. The phone features Bluetooth connectivity, an FM radio, a 2-megapixel camera, and it has 3G for faster texting and picture messaging. can play music on the phone. can still email if I want. wouldn’t use the phone for facebooking, tweeting, instagramming, or other social networking — but I’m doing that less and less on my current HTC phone so I’m not worried. Comments Cheers.
PROBLOGGER | MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2014
[Blog] Things Bloggers Should Know Before Using Google Adwords
Many popular blogs are already using Google Adwords to popularize and monetize the sites. Google Adwords allows bloggers to create ads and generate paid traffic for blog, but with some underlying constraints. As said earlier, Google Adwords presents a great platform for blog promotion but also integrates several important restrictive policies. Among the most important Adwords policies, Arbitrage doesn’t allow promotion of blogs that have specifically been designed for the showcasing advertisements. Adwords doesn’t support websites/blogs with Bridge Pages.
MR. RYAN CONNORS | SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2013
[Blog] The Complicated World Of Anchor Texts
Other times we might just paste the URL in its full glory (I would argue this is the most authentic way that most people link to content in their blogs and in forums – due to laziness if nothing else. Some would be good quality and use relevant anchor text, but others would be on low PR forums and blogs and use anchors like ‘Click’ or full URLs. 'SEO used to be relatively straightforward. By Vadim Kirichenko. However things have changed since then and these days there are many more considerations if you want to be successful. achor text is very important for SEO!
KOKA SEXTON | FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2009
[Blog] friendfeed Explosion
Manfredi’s last blog post. in /var/www/vhosts/kokasexton.com/httpdocs/word/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3237 Blog Book Reviews Entrepreneur Featured Geek Break Headline Lead Story Letters from Iraq Military Social Media Technology Notice : get_links is deprecated since version 2.1! Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS FriendFeed Explosion Whats going on with FriendFeed? It’s an idea that isn’t too difficult or bothersome for social network users to adopt. FriendFeed aims to be a one stop shop for all your social networking updates and news items.
ARI HERZOG | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2012
[Blog] How Municipal Websites Can Engage You
The past three years have witnessed unprecedented Internet actions from the White House on their blog and across social media. Then, come back, subscribe to my blog , and you can anticipate receiving posts in the near future about municipal website reform. When he's not blogging, Ari helps brands improve their digital media marketing. If you clicked here to learn how local government websites can engage you, there is something I need to ask you to do first: Please vote for me so I can speak about the subject in April 2013 at the National Conference for Media Reform.
ARI HERZOG | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2011
[Blog] Will Watson Win?
For the benefit of people in other time zones who may not have seen the show yet, I will hold off the scores; but I will share the following extract from IBM’s blog about whether humans or a robot will win the game : One of Watson’s misses highlighted how difficult it is for a machine to play Jeopardy! the latest article from my blog on the social web. also write a blog from my city council desk. After watching the first round of robot Watson competing against humans Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings on Jeopardy! Ken Jennings said “arm” and was wrong. Twitter was abuzz.
ARI HERZOG | THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2010
[Blog] Mash the Web with Ucubd
The beginning of his email: I enjoy your blog & I’m hoping to get some advice and guidance from you. He went on to include two links he created that could have been embedded in recent blog posts. While you make up your mind what to create with the tool, get ideas from their Twitter and Facebook channels, along with screenshots on their blog. Longtime readers know I receive too many email marketing pitches, and most of them suck because they lack personalization. Arun Chikyarappa bucked the trend. While that could be generic copy, I can tell it isn’t. Ucubd.
ACIDLABS | SUNDAY, JANUARY 24, 2010
[Blog] Kindle didn't start the fire…
Best of luck in 2010 – loving the new look for the acidlabs blog! Home Work How acidlabs works Meet Workshops Speaking Past speaking For conference and meeting planners Press Clients Tumble Subscribe acidlabs Conversation. Collaboration. Community. Kindle didn’t start the fire… January 25, 2010 in posts Apologies to readers for misquoting a Billy Joel song title. And the terrible pun. As a Kindle owner of just a month, I consider the device transformative in its market segment. But it’s the first to make a difference in the public mind. Look at those prices now.
PROBLOGGER | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
[Blog] Get More Comments: Use Energy to Spark Reader Response
This guest post is by Jon Morrow of Boost Blog Traffic. Same thing with blogging. If you’re one of them, check out his upcoming blog about (surprise!) blogging. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. According to the legendary copywriter John Carlton, the best way to understand your reader is to visualize them as a giant somnambulant sloth lying on the couch as they watch television. Your job as a writer is to get them to move. The reason why most bloggers don’t get many comments is they fail the “Sloth Test.” Much more. Energy.
SPIN SUCKS | WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2010
[Blog] Managing An Online Community | Spin Sucks
That’s all fine and good, but it’s not going to keep me coming back to your blog again and again. Daniel Hindin is community manager at Spin Sucks as well as a student in the Master’s in Integrated Marketing Communications program at Northwestern University’s Medill School, where he’s managing director of the program’s student-run blog, Vitamin IMC. Content As Conversation On Your Business Blog Have something to add? Paige Worthy Reply: July 7th, 2010 at 1:36 pm I will expert the heck out of this blog any time you’d like, Dan. This is my favorite blog.
TWIST IMAGE | TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013
[Blog] 10,000 Hours And 20% Of Your Work Time
Be it deadlines, product launches, responding to emails, starting a meeting on time, getting home on time, finding the time to blog or whatever. Last week, he revisited his 10,000 hour theory in The New Yorker blog post titled, Complexity And The Ten-Thousand-Hour Rule : "No one succeeds at a high level without innate talent, I wrote: ''achievement is talent plus preparation.'' 'How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chunk would? Time is always the number one concern in our lives, isn''t it? Feel free to blame consciousness. The clock is always ticking.
ALEX BLOM | THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2010
blog comments powered by Disqus GET UPDATES Did you know? How to Build & Sell Through a Community Part 2: Why? Pivoting (for those who don’t know what/why) It’s all in the build-up A quick and dirty study on Social Media Alex Blom Digital & Social Media Marketing, Toronto Home About Consulting Contact Me Cell-less by Alexander Blom on June 25, 2010 in Thoughts, tips & advice Spread it! Or as it would be called back home in Australia, mobile-less. Yesterday I broke my smartphone and a replacement is a few days away (thanks Google for the free repair).
WRITTENT BLOG | FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2013
[Blog] Hollywood-Style Taglines, Coffee Shops and Other Brilliant Content Strategy Insights
Your Business Blog: The Corner Coffee Shop. If your content marketing isn’t driving return on investment, you may need to transform your blog into more of a hangout, sort of like a coffee shop. As Katherine Kotaw points out, taglines engage an audience before they’re even ready to listen to your elevator pitch or engage with your blog. Some of this week’s best insights on B2B content marketing for advanced practitioners come from the Eloqua blog, thanks to Amanda F. How do you make your business blog a more welcoming place for first-time website visitors?
SOCIALNOMICS | THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013
[Blog] 7 Ways to Network On Twitter
He has written countless articles for blogs, websites and newspapers in the USA, UK and France. Twitter has grown by leaps and bounds. It’s no longer just a place for teens to Tweet about their shoes, it can also be a great place to network with others. Whether you want to grow your business or connect with people to land a job, Twitter is a great social networking site that every professional should be using. However, it should never be a site that is used solely for the purpose of gain. Not to mention that you’ll get more out of the experience. Account for Your Actions.