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  • MICRO PERSUASION  |  SUNDAY, JULY 18, 2010
    [Blog] Initial Impressions: Lazyfeed Discovery Engine - The Steve Rubel.
    Ive found lots of different blogs and sites that I didnt know existed. Steve is using Posterous to post everything online. Shouldnt you? Steve Rubel owns this site 5,034 subscribers The Steve Rubel Stream 18 Jul 2009 Initial Impressions: Lazyfeed Discovery Engine This morning I received an invitation to Lazyfeed , which debuted at the TechCrunch event last week. Louis Gray has been playing with it and likes what he sees. Here are my initial impressions. Screen grabs follow. Pros: Its a great way to discover new content to either read or eventually share with others. Cheers. Thanks!
  • STAY N' ALIVE  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2010
    [Blog] Twitter Misleads. Bloggers Take the Bait. About that Facebook vs. Twitter Infographic…
    The deception stems from a report by Biz Stone at Twitter’s Chirp conference that Twitter has 105 million users.  It appears that in the last day or two many of the most popular tech blogs on the internet are taking the bait, including at least one blog that focuses specifically on Facebook , reporting an entirely inaccurate infographic, with absolutely no clarification in the matter. Back in April I shared how Twitter was misleading the media and its users into thinking the numbers it was reporting were comparable to Facebook’s.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
    [Blog] Put Your Work In Where It Makes Sense
    This blog post will drive a dozen or so people to go check out Owner magazine , but a pointer via my email newsletter (which has now 1/4 the size of the amount of people who will see this post) will drive hundreds and hundreds of people to check it out. Thus, with that in mind, if I really want you to see something and it really matters to me, I may or may not blog about it here, but I will definitely touch the newsletter list and ask them to check it out. Now that Owner Magazine is up and running, I have new work in front of me. never used to care about testing and measuring.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008
    [Blog] Personal Learning Environments - JITT
    PLEs - Blog-based approaches | PLEs - ePortfolio-based approaches | PLE implementations. Our Blog. Personal Learning Environments. From JITT. This page and other PLE pages in this wiki (see below) have been constructed and are maintained by Mark van Harmelen. Feedback and suggestions for additions are most welcome. Contact Mark as mark -a-t- cs. Linking : This page and most others will stay at their current URL, the 2007 page may end up moving if it becomes very long. Personal Learning Environments are systems that help learners take control of and manage their own learning.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2012
    [Blog] Effective Online Marketing Requires Time
    Here are a few online marketing activities you should consider as a small business: Part-time blogging (2-3 days per week). Guest blogging. It’s no secret that the smaller your budget the more time you’re going to have to give your online marketing to work. If you can only afford $200/month in developing your online marketing strategy , then you won’t – you can’t – be as effective as the company that can afford $2,000/month. That doesn’t mean you should give up. You have a smaller budget, but that just means you have to get creative.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012
    [Blog] How Google Authorship Is Changing The Future
    Write guest blog posts for their websites and interact with their readers through blog comments. Friday we talked about Google Authorship. The case is by no means closed, and you should be aware that this is the way search engines will be ranking your web pages in the future – especially Google. In fact, there’s a very good chance that Google will automatically link your social network profiles to your reputation. Write great content. Now more than ever, great content is necessary. Promote your content widely through your social networks. Your reputation will.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2011
    [Blog] Location matters for your startup via Scott Allison
    via Location matters for your startup « Scott Allison’s Blog. Before you launch your startup think about your location. Read Location matters for your startup by Scott Allison. Combinator partner Paul Graham recently wrote an essay, “Why startup hubs work“: If you’re in a startup hub, unexpected good things will probably happen to you, especially if you deserve them. And it’s not just the increased likelihood of serendipity, but to do your best work, who you hang around with matters. Jim Rohn said: “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2011
    [Blog] Google Plus- First Look
    Read the blog posts about it for a while. If you haven’t yet gotten dragged into Google + , don’t fret. It’s a virus. You’ll be in soon, so save your begging. It’ll come really quick. For those of you who aren’t in, so far, Google+ looks like a really tidy Facebook. Nearly all the posts so far are self-referential. “How do I hide my Circles?&# and things like that. Meaning, we’re not talking about anything BUT Google+ in there, more or less. That’s useful in the “learn things as other people learn them&# way. One Cool Part.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012
    [Blog] Earn Your Way In
    That’s how the blog works. One aspect of doing business is access: who can you reach and at what level have they surrendered their borders to you? For instance, if one has a website selling quality industrial bags like RJ Diaz, and you come to that site, then I have zero access to you, except that you’ve loaned me your eyeballs for a moment. If, while you’re there, you see RJ has provided you with links to his Twitter account , for instance, so maybe you’ll choose to follow his account there, and that will be another point of access. Does he need that? Be helpful.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 4, 2013
    [Blog] 3 Predictions About Social Media
    Just as blogs increased in power and importance with the addition of images, so too will social media engagement be enhanced with images. Constant Contact has made some striking and bold predictions about social media in 2013. I’m going to focus on three of those. Social media will become a business-critical activity. Images will be more important for audience engagement. LinkedIn will become more important. All three of these predictions are bold in their own right. First, on social media becoming more business-critical , it’s almost there now. LinkedIn is in a steady climb.
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
    [Blog] When bad customer service is good for your business
    Comment on a blog, everyone loves blog comments – I know I do (hint!). I like to go through life seeing the positive side of things. That doesn’t mean I walk around in a perpetual mood of optimism. have my grumpy and cantankerous moments. Just try talking to me before 8am (actually don’t, you might end up headless). Finding the positive in a frustrating situation is not always easy, and can take some work. But it makes life a whole lot better than walking around in a grey cloud of bad mood. Because that makes life harder – especially for you, and those closest to you.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2011
    [Blog] My 3 Words for 2012
    Let’s talk about them in the comments, or blog your own 3 words post and leave links in the comments. I’ll get them approved as soon as possible (everything with a URL gets held for manual approval). Every year since around 2006, I’ve been challenging people to forego the idea of a resolution, and instead, to come up with 3 words that will help you define your goals and experiences for the coming year. Resolutions are often too vague, or too directed towards one goal. It might be “quit smoking” or “lose 20 pounds” or “get hired.”
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2010
    [Blog] From Side Project to Sustainable Business … Using Social Media
    My side project was a blog: womeninbusiness.com.au. Establish a personal blog. started blogging on clarelancaster.com before I launched my consultancy. I had a clear objective for the blog—that was, to demonstrate my knowledge and start to build my online reputation. Not only did this blog allow me to demonstrate my knowledge but it provided me with a home base to send people I’d connected with through social media. 2. She’d been following my blog and invited me to write a five-page article about social media. Post from: ProBlogger Blog Tips.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2012
    [Blog] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #123
    In this guest post on Steven Levitt 's Freakonomics blog, Steven's father chronicles the last months of his daughter's life. "I don't see what the big deal is, if you want to post stuff, just post it on your blog. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "There can be no greater sadness than to bury one's child. It's harrowing, but also gives unusual insight into how the medical system works. Her course was a testament to the limitations of medical care. " (Alistair for Hugh). It's not.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2012
    [Blog] How Do I Get People to Care About What I’m Doing? – Tell Bigger Stories
    Look at this blog post), and make it easy to consume. One of the tenets of the Human Business Way is that we must learn to tell bigger stories. What do I mean by that? What am I trying to solve by suggesting that to you as part of my thoughts on business design? Think about you and your media consumption habits. sent this out Monday in the early AM (in the US, that is). When did you get to it? How many posts did you read before and after this post? How many times do you hit “bookmark for later” or similar and then take months and months to get to something? Think about yours.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2012
    [Blog] GroupDocs VS Zoho
    Since a URL is created to your documents while viewing files through Zoho Viewer, you can embed the documents in a blog or a website using the embed codes. Business requirements keep on evolving with changes in the communication and collaboration culture of organizations worldwide. Not so long ago, employees used email attachments to collaborate on documents and get those reviewed from their colleagues and peers. Such a solution is designed to ensure centralized storage of documents so that it is easy to access data while keeping it secure at the same time. Comparsion. Easy Access Tools.
  • JOSH S PETERS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2009
    [Blog] What exactly ARE your ethics?
    Josh Peters Thank you:) blog comments powered by Disqus Sign up for my monthly newsletter, the Social Media Launchpad Contact Email: shua @ shuaism dot comPhone: 801 448 9136 Search Shuaism Lijit Search Popular Posts 50+ Ways to search Twitter All of Seth Godins free ebooks in one place Integrating your social media marketing The FINAL word on social media ROI Changing your Twitter Username: A quick guide to keep you in the conversation You can put a bunch of widgets here Powered By Headway Go To Top Copyright © 2010 Shuaism All content © Shuaism. What exactly ARE your ethics?
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010
    [Blog] The Nominees For Best Social Media Work – The Bees Awards
    Best Use of a Micro-Blogging Platform. It’s also cool to see that some of the campaigns we have been written about on this blog now are among the finalists, as The Toyota Sienna Hip Hop Family campaign that showed great use of Youtube. As I know that our blog has a lot of readers from Scandinavia, I’m proud to say that some of they great social media work is done here; as the Facebook Showroom campaign for IKEA that we also did a best practice of when it was nominated for the 2010 Golden Egg Award. Stay tuned to our blog to get updated on The Bees Awards.
  • PAMORAMA  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2010
    [Blog] All About Internet Memes [Infographic] | pamorama
    pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact All About Internet Memes [Infographic] by Pam Dyer on August 31, 2010 Share Here’s an infographic by Online University that does a good job of describing Internet memes and the sites that host them. meme is a cultural idea that self-replicates and spreads among people, and an online meme can appear in many forms — a video, a catchphrase, a Web site, a joke, an image, a parody, etc. The infographic presents a great mix of some of the funniest, most popular memes in Internet history. Panorama Share and [.]
  • DANNY BROWN  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2010
    [Blog] The Problem with Influence
    The company had a great Blog World Expo, and are about to launch a new platform that (ironically) will help people like the critical PR guy connect with bloggers for PR campaigns. I just read something by a friend that’s both interesting and sad at the same time (and sad as in lame, not as in Bambi). My friend mentioned that he was speaking to a well-known PR guy and author a few months back. The topic of the conversation was a site for bloggers and authors that my friend works at. Influence Shminfluence The problem with influence is that it all boils down to relevancy. world.
  • PAMORAMA  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2010
    [Blog] Social Media Strategy: State Farm Insurance | pamorama
    blog comments powered by Disqus Previous post: Fans, Followers, or Subscribers: Which Are Better For Brands? pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Social Media Strategy: State Farm Insurance by Pam Dyer on October 5, 2010 Share In this video, Social Media Examiner’s Michael Stelzner interviews Kelly Thul , Director of Communication Services at State Farm Insurance.  Thul shares his insights about how they communicate with their 17,000 agents, their Facebook and Twitter strategies, and their very successful YouTube channel.
  • WEB METRICS GURU  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2010
    [Blog] SEO enablement for Ajax websites and Social Media Monitoring
    I tend to find interesting angles for things that I read and more and more, things I’m going to write about in my book ( I’ll have a website/blog up for the social media analytics book shortly where readers can give me feedback on ideas I’m developing to write about ). Anyway, getting back to Ajax enablement for SEO, it’s not that different than Flash Enablement in that you have to make 2 versions of the content, one for your users and the other for the search engine ( sounds like Cloaking, eh!? ).  The name they use for the parameter is:  _escaped_fragment_.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2013
    [Blog] WARNING: These 4 Self-Publishing Myths Are Keeping You Down
    Before successfully writing fiction full time, we both wrote for our own blogs for years, along with guest posts for sites like Problogger. We wrote about entrepreneurship and all the blah blah blogging you’re plenty used to. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This a joint guest contribution from Johnny B. Truant and Sean Platt. Too many indie authors buy into the myths and lies that keep them running in circles rather than charging forward into a lucrative self-publishing career. We spent the last year writing and publishing 1.5 Isn’t that the dream of every blogger?
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2010
    [Blog] How to Increase Product Profitability After Launch
    Many bloggers develop products as a way to monetize their blogging, but one problem that more bloggers are running into is that they become very dependent upon product launches. product launch can bring a lot of profitability to your blog, but what happens when things die down after that launch? Another great way to do it is to go back through the archives of your blog to old posts. Your old posts are still being read by people: people will be arriving at them from Google, they’ll be arriving at them from other blogs that link to them. Video Posts
  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2015
    [Blog] Things @Tom_Peters and others will TEACH you on TWITTER – NEW BOOK #FriedTwitterTales #socbiz
    highly encourage you to read the whole thing, but a quick summary can be found on his blog. Recently, our friend and colleague Tim Fargo (@ alphabetsuccess ) released an exciting e-book titled Fried Twitter Tales. The collection, which is available for free download here , compiles the experiences of various business professionals as they learned to navigate Twitter over the past several years. It’s a fascinating look at how a platform with such a simple premise—140-character tweets—can facilitate such a wide variety of experiences and exchanges. FOR EWORD by David C.
  • DIGITAL DIVA  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2014
    [Blog] Bolongaro Trevor Dress
    really love the dress…it’s just my style, a bit Victoriana…bustley. I’ve been trying to stay away from the Bolongaro Trevor shop in Leeds because I’m hankering after one of their parachute dresses …but at £230, I’m thinking I probably shouldn’t at the moment. I’m wearing some fab chunky  gold earrings from Debenhams (featured in this blog post ) with the dress… …and wearing heels from & Other Stories. Having spent seven years as Head of Menswear at Reiss, Stuart Trevor founded All Saints in October 1994.
  • DIGITAL DIVA  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2013
    [Blog] Instajunction: Make the most of your Instagram photos
    Instajunction are offering all readers of this blog a 25% discounts on any orders placed up until the 8th December 2013 – just use  FRIEND25AQ at the checkout… yay!  :-). * the products were provided for free to review, but this did not affect my opinions. I was very impressed with Instajunction’s products and service when I used them to make some polaroid style card prints and some magnets with my Instagram photos. Instajunction Instagram Polaroid Style Cards. As you can see, I work with a mad bunch! Instajunction Instagram Magnets. Instagram Instajunction photos
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2011
    [Blog] Take a Twitter Audit
    For instance, I went to a marketing professional’s blog, saw that none of his posts had any comments, and then when I went to his Twitter account, I noted that it was all blurts of his posts and self-promotion. Wondering how you’re going to use social media to build business and grow your presence? Do you ever stop to look around and see how you’re faring? Services like Twitter are great for listening and connecting, but they work a lot better if you take a look back. Break open your Twitter account and see what you answer to the following questions? Is less more?
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 2010
    [Blog] How to Put Your Small Business On the Web
    Though you might not choose to write a blog (sequential information posted over time), blogging software makes for a simple set of tools to set up a basic web page. You can host for free, if you choose a free blogging platform like WordPress or Blogger , but the only caution there is that you have a lot more restrictions on how you set up your site and pages, plus some very stringent terms of use on what you can and can’t do with a site there. Set Up a Home Base – Your Blog Software. Set up a Home Base – Blog Themes. Get Your Home Base Seen.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2014
    [Blog] 7 Recommended Online Resources To Overcome Writing Anxiety
    Just like other blogging platforms, you can also upload images and customize your online diary. Every content writer has their own approach in accomplishing all their writing projects. Some compose their contents weeks before the deadline while others wait for inspiration to strike them, which sometimes not a very good idea. Completing tons of articles at the same time is really daunting and it makes you go crazy. Anti-social. Digital technology is a good tool to expand your learning as a writer. However, this can also lead to distraction if not use properly. Penzu. Bestessay. Scribd.
  • TWITIP  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2010
    [Blog] Are You Biting The Hand That Retweets You?
    Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip Jordan Cooper @NotAProBlog Jordan Cooper is a professional stand-up comic who showcases his humor with videos and written rants about social media at Not A Pro Blog. We all have to freely admit that we’d like our blog posts to reach as many people as possible. “Am I even following that guy?&# The traffic on our blog spikes like we’ve never seen before. Also, search twitter for your blog content.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2010
    [Blog] Getting Your Core Skill Set Ready For Social Media
    Tweet Blog post written by Georgina Coates who is Senior Digital Strategist at UK based, integrated communications agency Kindred. Follow George on Twitter @GeorgieC and catch her own social media thoughts at: What’s a Girl to Do? Calling all newbie PR’s – there really is no reason why social media skills are not integrated into your day job. They shouldn’t be seen as specialist tasks, but as an extension to what you do already. Yes, you need to adopt a different approach, but good communicators are skilled at adapting approaches to different outlets.
  • THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2010
    [Blog] The Dawning of “Social” Consciousness
    Everyone is a publisher in the social media world, from blogs to forums. It is kind of weird to think that “corporate cultures&# have significantly influenced our consciousness over time. Weird in that the very fiber of the human network has been molded over time to not think in the mindset of a human. Instead the human network has become a “commercialized target&# for acquisition to be tricked into institutional thinking for a transaction. The mindset of the human network is changing. These molds have shaped us to what we are not necessarily who we are. Get it?
  • CITIZEN MARKETER 2.1  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2008
    [Blog] 3 Reasons Why Social Marketing Critical to Success in a Downturn
    Marketers are also bullish on user-generated content and blogs. And not just in a "we got 18 comments on our blog" measurable. Let's get this out of the way right up front. We're in one of the worst economic slumps in the history of the U.S. The week before Thanksgiving, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed below 8,000  for the first time in five and a half years. We're also in the midst of a horrific credit crisis that is crippling the financial, auto and housing markets in the U.S. If that wasn't bad enough, earlier in November, the unemployment rate in the U.S.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2010
    [Blog] Your Social Media Structure
    Use your blog to establish your understanding of what's going on in the marketplace.  . Design for People. Build for Consumption. Engage for Results.  . This post is the 1st in a series of three that will outline 9 steps for designing and building a structur e for using social media to effectively engage with people to grow your small business. The process of achieving practical results with social media should be familiar to most entrepreneurs and small business owners:  First you design, then you build, and when all of that is in place, you get out there and engage with customers! .
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2011
    [Blog] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #49
    That radical openness - one well-known in blogging and parts of the tech world - is starting to bear interesting fruit as it is embraced by scientists." Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "It's not enough that movie theatres and TV vendors, desperate for differentiation, are foisting 3D on an unwilling and largely uninterested market. Now those technologies are making regular movies worse too. Here's why your movies don't look as good any more." " (Alistair for Hugh). Right?"
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
    [Blog] Take the 7 Link Challenge Today #7links
    post on someone else’s blog that you wish you’d written. You might like to add a few explanations to different links – for example to talk a little about why you enjoyed writing a post or what you like about the post on another blog that you link to or why you regret the post you regret. The main aim of doing this challenge is to create a list post that highlights some of the posts in your archives to new readers (a sneeze page ), that links out to another blog and that hopefully is a little fun (and not too much work) to do. Your most helpful post.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2010
    [Blog] Blogosphere Trends + Guest Posting
    This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). The most important thing to remember is that guest posts are a win-win situation for the host blog and guest blogger. Regator has, as always, provided a list of the ten most blogged-about stories of the last seven days, and we’ll use posts about those hot trends to learn about what makes a great guest post: 1. Lesson: Have a strong understanding of the blog you want to write for. Lesson: Don’t save your best material for your own blog.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 2010
    [Blog] Blogosphere Trends + A Challenge
    This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world's best blog posts) - Darren. Darren’s post “ The Key to Successful Blogging: Do Something! &# from earlier this week resonated with a lot of you (and with me), so it seemed like the perfect week to look back at some of the important topics we’ve discussed in this column and issue a challenge: Kick procrastination in the butt by putting at least two of these techniques to work THIS week on your own blog. This Post is from: ProBlogger Blog Tips.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2011
    [Blog] Five for Friday Halloween Edition
    Twitter Users Following Brands: 50% More Likely To Buy, 60% More Likely To Recommend – if you have read this blog with any frequency, you know I love stats. While I know that Halloween is not until Monday, many folks will be celebrating this weekend. My family will be taking Baby Espo to a party with some other babies in his sweet dragon costume and then dressing up as a cow for daycare on Monday. Do you have any big plans or parties to attend? The real question is what are you dressing up as? It’s OK to tell, I won’t make fun of you. Image – Chuck Prudent.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012
    [Blog] The Matt Lauer #Fail…And the Anne Hathaway #PR win…
    As a dyed-in-wool Toronto Maple Leafs hockey fan, PR veteran Elissa Freeman jumped at the chance to guest blog for a guy with the last  name ‘ Esposito ’ from Boston.  A 20+ year PR veteran, she was named one of Twitters’ Top 75 Badass Females and Toronto’s Top 150 Social Media Influencers. This is a guest post from Elissa Freeman. . It was the crotch shot heard around the world. By now many of us have been exposed to Anne Hathaway’s private parts. Not a great moment for any starlet. And certainly one of the lowest points in Matt Lauer’s journalistic career. Nice to see you.  .
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, JULY 16, 2010
    [Blog] 7 Links for Bloggers
    Your first post – the first post I ever wrote on ProBlogger (I’d been posting on other blogs for a couple of years before this) was in September 2004. It was actually a post that I’d written on another blog which I imported onto this one. post on someone else’s blog that you wish you’d written – I’m going to share a link here that is one that I refer to constantly in my blogging. post with a title that you are proud of – 9 things to do to Make Sure Your Next Blog Post is Read by More than Your Mom. Share This.
  • JACOB MORGAN  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012
    [Blog] Subscribe to This Facebook List of Enterprise Collaboration Vendors For News and Insights
    Robert stopped blogging a few months ago and even though his blog always did well, he shifted his attention over to Facebook which has inspired me to do the same. This blog is great for longer articles but for my points of view on various things happening in the industry, insights, news, and other more digestible pieces of content, I’m going to be focusing on Facebook. A few weeks ago I spoke at a conference in Arizona with Robert Scoble.  I also spent some time with Robert over the course of the few days we were there together.
  • JAMIEBECKLAND.COM  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2010
    [Blog] Curation Makes the Difference, or Why Seth Godin is (Finally) Wrong About Something
    Most of the time, though, the stuff we look at online is halfway decent, but just not interesting for us. I am not really into horses (despite my employer’s name ), but there are great horse blogs out there. Examples include: Large, sophisticated blogs, with millions of pageviews per month, run with a similar hierarchy to magazines – there are layers of editing, concept vetting, story pitches, etc. Individual bloggers make decisions about what to write and who to link to from their blog. But he also misses the (obvious) way to fix this. Thank you for sharing!
  • SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGERY  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
    [Blog] Four Ways Brands Can #Unplug
    remember when publishing one blog post a week was considered a best practice for brands. Write a blog post about an employee who did something interesting. Image courtesy of Flickr user davitydave. This post originally appeared in Ragan’s PR Daily.  . One of the world’s most connected men,  Baratunde Thurston , recently took a month-long digital detox,  chronicled in the July/August issue of Fast Company. Thurston had grown increasingly exhausted with trying to keep up with all the Tweets, photos, status updates, check-ins, chats, and texts. Prune your presence. 
  • SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGERY  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 22, 2009
    [Blog] Crowdsourcing Our Health – Using Social Media to Educate and Unite.
    What if you could screen new doctors by viewing past surgeries of theirs on YouTube or by reading their blogsblog comments powered by Disqus « Previous Entries Next Entries » Popular Comments Featured Tags Identify the Right People to Manage Your Social Media Initiatives The Evolution of the Social Media Evangelist Twenty Theses for Government 2.0, Guide Social Media and the Next Generation I Started a Blog But No One Cared The Public Doesnt Need to Know What Gov 2.0 is, But They Do Need to Experience It Six Villains of Gov 2.0 Government 2.0 M.H.S.A, denial.
  • TWITIP  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, 2010
    [Blog] Getting Real Followers Rather than Other Marketers
    It would have been very easy to fall into the trap of endless marketing messages and links back to the blog. will use them and post your Information on my Blog. Im also using my blog name as my twitter user name too. January 20, 2010 Norma Joy @womanbehappier I just got started on Twitter with my new blog. I was wondering how to start finding followers who were actual people who would be interested in reading what I write about, instead of companies who only want to sell me something. It reminded me of a room full of salesmen trying to sell each other cars. Thanks.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2014
    [Blog] Announcing the NEW ProBlogger.com [Grab this Early Bird Discount Today]
    In 2004, I created this blog on ProBlogger.net as a place to share what I was learning about making money from blogging and in the hope of connecting with others on that same journey. I had just reached my goal of making a living from blogging and had a suspicion that in the coming years we’d see more and more bloggers aiming for and reaching that goal. In the last decade we’ve seen many tens (if not hundreds) of thousands of bloggers have found ways to make a living from blogging. finding readers for your blog. monetizing blogs. General
  • JUSTIN LEVY  |  MONDAY, MAY 30, 2011
    [Blog] The 9 Deadly Sins of Facebook Pages and Their Administrators
    You won’t be one of their “must check” Pages just like if you’re not active on your blog or other platforms, they will quickly move on there, as well. When I speak to groups or am interviewed about Facebook, I am often asked to provide examples of companies that are “doing it right.” ” With well north of 500 million users who spend over 700 billion minutes per month on Facebook, companies are increasingly interested in how Facebook can be leveraged as part of their marketing campaigns. It’s only natural. There is no strategy. No goals.
  • JUSTIN LEVY  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2009
    [Blog] The Importance of Quiet Time | Justin Levy
    Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking The Importance of Quiet Time Written on November 11, 2009 by Justin Levy in personal , reflection , thinking 9 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! In the insanely fast paced lives that most of us lead suggesting that you should add in time for reflection or quiet time would be launch an attack of virtual (or physical) stones being thrown at me.
  • JUSTIN LEVY  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2009
    [Blog] Using Social Media to Manage Adversity
    Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Using Social Media to Manage Adversity Written on December 3, 2009 by Justin Levy in adversity , guest post , social media , social media strategy 9 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! This was originally posted over on workshifting.com which is a project that New Marketing Labs works with Citrix Online on.  So what does this have to do with workshifting? 
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2012
    [Blog] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Kitten Reacts to Sneeze
    This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, freelancing, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Blogging / Content. The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Blogging – I set out to produce a relatively brief guide that would focus solely on the core fundamentals of successful blogging, which you can find below. How to Add Google Author Tags to Your Blog for Improved Search Results – Learn how to set up the rel=author tags on your website for enhanced search results. Enjoy! Find out why.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SATURDAY, JULY 24, 2010
    [Blog] Blogosphere Trends + Being Opinionated
    This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). But I report the list, I don’t decide what’s on it (neither does Regator —it just calculates what’s being blogged about most this week). As Darren pointed out , “Expressing opinions on your blog is like adding seasoning to food. Without it, your blog could end up being quite bland and blend into the crowd.” Kain’s “ In Defense of Mel Gibson ” from the same blog. Again, this is a post that is a rebuttal to a post from another blog.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2011
    [Blog] Which Crowd
    It strikes me that often times, we’re blogging for our colleagues and not our buyers. While this is always wonderful and well-appreciated, it’s also dangerous, if you’re using your blog as a business lead generation tool. just read a blog post where someone was saying “Seth&# as if everyone in the world knew who she meant. When I write a post that gets a lot of attention, it’s because it resonated with someone who does a similar job as me. We all Have Two Crowds. They’re colleagues, people working on this from different angles. My buyers?
  • SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2010
    [Blog] Email - the Silent E
    And while you may have come to know this blog for covering the cutting edge communications and marketing tools, it may seem odd that this suspect is rather old school. A rather unlikely suspect has been making the rounds lately. That's right. Good old email is making a comeback. But it shouldn't be a total surprise - it's not like I didn't warn you. Every indicator I've seen lately indicate that people still use email as a primary method of sharing interesting news, keeping in touch, and notification - not to mention that it's usually the price of entry for belonging to a social network.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA CITIZENS  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2012
    [Blog] Interview with Social Media Manager: Layla Sabourian-Tarwe from Yahoo!
    You can follow Layla on Twitter , Linkedin , Facebook and her blog. G: What are the key ingredients of successful social media strategy? L: The ingredients of a successful social media strategy would vary based on your company’s objectives, just as the 3 main ingredients of a recipe would vary depending on what you are trying to make! First you should read at least 3 of their blog posts, follow them on their twitter, etc, and engage in conversations with them). Layla Sabourian-Tarwe is Senior Social Media & Online Community Manager at Yahoo! What is your favorite new Yahoo!
  • DANNY BROWN  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2010
    [Blog] Remember When You Were a Child?
    That blog post. Did you doodle at school as a kid? Did you play make-believe games with your friends that took you to other worlds real and imagined? Did you have an invisible friend? Our minds are so free as kids. We imagine anything and everything. Our creativity knows no limits and our imagination is boundless. When do we lose that? When does our creativity go into hiding, and we settle for the ordinary and the mundane? Some people never lose it. Some people keep the imaginative strength of children into their adult lives. You see it around you every day. Or hear  music on the go ?
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2012
    [Blog] One Social Thing Wrapup – Week of June 18
    One Social Thing Wrapup – Week of June 18 is a post from: Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting. Here’s what we included in this week’s One Social Thing daily email. Scroll to see the social media and content marketing articles you need to know. To get One Social Thing delivered to your email each day, please subscribe below. If you find a social media or content marketing story you think is a must-read, tweet it out with the #OneSocialThing hash tag. If we use your idea in an edition, I’ll send you a signed copy of my book.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2010
    [Blog] Top Five Stories Week Ending December 3
    rarely post blogs in this weekly update that aren’t universally applicable, but this one from Danny Brown is so good (and upsetting, as a PR pro) that everyone should read it, no matter your profession. If you are in PR or marketing, if you blog, if you hire PR or marketing professionals, or if you do any blogger relations, please, please, I implore you. If people around you have the flu or strep right now, amp up your immune system! I’m serious. This stuff is bad. haven’t been this sick in 10 or more years or for this long. daily! Read it. 2. Billion. Dollars.
  • 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. This video is already spreading like wildfire.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2010
    [Blog] Facebook Reveals New Changes On Platform | Mindjumpers
    Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Social Media Marketing Requires Involvement 5 Popular Posts About Social Media » Facebook Reveals New Changes On Platform Posted by Marlene Friis Oct 7th, 2010 Tweet Yesterday, Facebook held a press conference revealing what changes were coming up on the platform. Until the release of the news, people have been waiting in excitement to hear what was going to be changed. A lot of different elements such as Events, Places etc. have been up for discussion, but now the changes are official.
  • WWW.DIGITALHUMANITIES.ORG  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2009
    [Blog] Designing Choreographies for the New Economy of Attention
    The anchor, Rick Sanchez, integrates the micro-blogging service Twitter into the newscast in order to combine live participation with the traditional newscast. Interacting with personal screens during a lecture or other live event has become commonplace and, as a result, the economy of attention that defines these situations has changed. Is it possible to pay attention when sending a text message or surfing the web? For that matter, does distraction always detract from the learning that takes place in these environments? Distraction and attention go hand-in-hand. 2008 ]. Arendt. Dowler.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2011
    [Blog] What About Google -1?
    But for niche terms, I’ve noticed that I have to spend quite some time searching through affiliate links and aimless blogs before I find what I want. I’ve heard that one third of all search queries are first-time searches. Sriram Reddy writes lock stock and barrel about sharpening blogging skills at www.BloggingTipster.com. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This guest post is by Sriram Reddy of BloggingTipster.com. Allen: Billy, Why are you looking so gloomy? Did your Twitter follower count halve overnight? Dwyer’s assignment. Allen: Whoa!
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 26, 2012
    [Blog] How to Write Like Your Teacher Told You Not To
    blog post should be simple in nature. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This guest post is by Karol K of 100WPthemes.com. These days, everyone’s a blogger. I’m a blogger, you’re a blogger, most people who end up commenting on this post will be bloggers too. And literally every one of us has the main goal of providing the elusive “quality content” However, the main problem is that virtually everything around us—social media, other commitments, you name it—tries to prevent us from doing so. Feel free to correct me, though! It’s not all bad….
  • T2 SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014
    [Blog] The Best and Worst Features of Major Social Networks for Brands
    And much like a blog or website, you’ll need to continue producing new content in order to find your channel on top. Not every brand is right for the major social networks, and not every one of those networks is right for a specific brand. When a brand gets started with social media marketing, the initial thought process is something along the lines of: “I need to be everywhere, all the time, no matter what.” ” Considering the massive presence that some of the most successful brands have had on major social networks, this is a natural rationalization. Facebook.
  • WEB METRICS GURU  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 2010
    [Blog] Facebook Places & Web Journal August 15th – 19th, 2010
    Moving on – there’s a new platform for website visualization I’m trying – YouSeeble.com – just put the javascript code in place – I’ll report on more of what I see – once I can generate a few visualizations of Webmetricguru.com as my visitors interact with my blog. Maybe that’s why FourSquare got more new signups – guessing that is.  Some are wondering if Facebook Places will put FourSquare out of business – i think it’s too early to say  (for all I know, it might actually help them). What you do with them is.&#.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 2011
    [Blog] Develop Your Link Bait Repertoire
    However, getting a link from a blog that is updated often and has grown its authority will, without a doubt, help you greatly in developing your own authority. The reason is because so many people disagree with it that they have to write a blog post about how wrong that person is and, naturally, they link back to it so their readers can see how wrong that person is. This is a post where you suck up to every big blog in the niche. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This guest post is by Jacob of BlogRevolter.com. That trusts passes what is known as authority.
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2012
    [Blog] More than text: Making email an experience
    Not every email has to bring in a fortune or a gaggle of new blog readers. One Sunday morning, you sit down at your desk and open up your weekly email message from Grandma. She asks about your week, tells you she loves you and reminds you to call her. You shoot a few words back and that’s the lifespan of that email. Maybe you delete it because you got the gist. Why would you read it again? The next Sunday morning, you sit down at your desk and open up your weekly email message from Grandma. She doesn’t ask about your week or remind you to call her. Instead, she simply embeds a video.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2015
    [Blog] The Evolution of Technology and Its Impact on Education
    Visual and informative learning through blogs. Blogs have been impactful on the Internet. There are blogs that provide complete walkthroughs or step-by-step guides for the topics that people want to learn about. Technology has been amazing. Over the last decade, we have seen such a dramatic change in technology that its impact on the way we learn and the knowledge that people have, has grown immensely. It is fair to say that this generation is the most knowledgeable generation there has ever been. People are fed a staggering amount of information online.  Via Flickr.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, JULY 15, 2012
    [Blog] You, Uncut: Using Video Bloopers to Boost Engagement
    Here are my top tips for putting bloopers to good use for your blog. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This guest post is by Carla of Looqiloo.com. love watching blooper reels at the end of movies. Sometimes they’re my favorite part of the whole experience. It’s nice to see that the multi-million dollar, polished product you just sat and watched was the product of lots of trial and error. It reminds you that actors are just people too, and yes, they sometimes get it totally wrong too! Sometimes though, the mistakes can be better than the finished product. Build credibility.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2011
    [Blog] That VIP Feeling
    What struck me, looking around at all my nerd friends and blogging enthusiasts was that we had all been treated like VIPs, velvet ropes and everything. Last night, I attended a welcome party for BlogWorld LA , along with a few hundred other people. It was held on a rooftop with great music, plenty of space to stretch out and mingle, good looking food, and a lot of wonderful attendees. It was a great feeling. That VIP Feeling. The cost of providing that VIP feeling was minimal. There was already an event planned. It was a good sensation. What’s that VIP feeling worth?
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2012
    [Blog] 20 Awesome College Social Campaigns from This School Year
    Duke admissions blogs : Most colleges these days have some sort of blog, but not many have such a great collection of slice-of-life blogs as Duke. The school recently launched a series of undergraduate blogs that document the experiences of seven different students on campus, letting prospective students get a real sense of what their time at Duke will really be like. Read on to learn more about a few of the best that emerged over the 2011-2012 school year, paving the way for bigger and better social media campaigns in future years. Are You New School?
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2013
    [Blog] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #180
    He is a blogging behemoth. When was the last time you could say that about a blog post?" Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? " I first met Moldover at Foo Camp a few years ago, and he''s an amazingly creative guy. Some traditional musicians hold on to their analog instruments, bemoaning the saccharine of autotune; others dive so far into electronica that the result is almost unrecognizable as music. Moldover seems to have found the right balance. " (Alistair for Hugh). avinash kaushik.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2011
    [Blog] The Biggest Secret of Social Media
    The people who don’t care about people are reading blogs with posts that say “Dominate Your List!&# So, it’s not that I told you something you don’t know. Here’s the biggest secret of social media: if you don’t like people very much, it won’t work very well. I did an interview for a magazine recently, where the first (not the second or subsequent question) was how one might automate all their social media usage and save time. Can you imagine? But we have to think about their usage and how to keep the best parts working. That’s the thing.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2011
    [Blog] Mapping Social Media Uses
    If I spend some time on Twitter, on Facebook, on Blogs, on forums where they might care about Josh’s products, then I can look at a more integrated approach to selling. When we talk about how we’re going to use social media to build relationships and sell and things like that, do we ever come out and map what we really mean? In the simplest form, the graphic above represents one iteration of that. Maybe I want to help Josh sell more shirts at Secret Superhero Gear. I can tell people about the stuff. I can ask them to tell their friends – but wait! Let’s carry on.
  • PWB MARKETING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2014
    [Blog] 2015 Social Media Predictions
    The post 2015 Social Media Predictions appeared first on PWB Blog. There is always interesting discussion at the end of one year looking into the next – What are the social media predictions, trends and hot topics to look forward to. This year I thought to analyze several of the expert predictions for what is to come from a recent Business 2 Community post. Many marketers are looking forward to a “buy” button availability. During summer 2014 the “buy” button has been tested on Facebook and a roll-out to the rest of us seems to be in the eminent future.
  • 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?
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2010
    [Blog] #FollowFriday: Mitch Joel
    You may already be reading Mitch Joel’s blog, Six Pixels of Separation , because, well, he’s kind of a big deal. read a lot of blogs (more than 1,000, to be pseudo exact) and I comment and read a lot of comments (when I say read, I really mean scan). You see, Mitch wrote about ghost blogging and how it doesn’t belong in the communication space. So follow Mitch on Twitter (though he likely won’t follow you back), subscribe to his blog , buy and read his book , and subscribe to his podcast. And Mark disagreed with him.
  • DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 28, 2010
    [Blog] Is social media marketing too labor intensive?
    Create and manage multiple blogs. I was looking at a list of clients that I had worked with over the past couple of years and it’s well over 40.  It’s not a big number, but what caught my eye was that I had created a matrix of what I had done specifically for each client. More importantly what struck me was that as much as I had done, in the grand scheme of things, a lot was predicated on how much the company I was working with embraced what I was doing. What they needed to say was that, “We needed to give it more time&#. Here’s what’s interesting.
  • WHAT SPINKS THINKS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2009
    [Blog] Advice for PR and Marketing Grads
    The Spinks Blog A Fresh Look Into Social Media Home About Contact Me Under 30 Professionals Advice for PR and Marketing Grads Photo cred: m00by This is a collaboratively reworked version of Lauren Fernandez ‘s post “ Let’s Be Frank: Some Advice for PR Graduates &# that I thought was SO great, I needed to make it available to my readers with a few additional insights of my own. If you feel comfortable enough, have a lot to say and can say it well, start a blog!  Advice for PR and Marketing Grads « The Spinks Blog [.] Blog at WordPress.com.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2012
    [Blog] The Grace of Communication
    Lisa Johnson went from Pilates studio owner to one of the top fitness people on social media with her popular blog, LisaJohnsonFitness.com. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This guest post is by Lisa Johnson of LisaJohnsonFitness.com. Social media has changed my life in a fundamental way that I never saw coming. My first innocent forays onto Twitter had not prepared me for the ride I was about to go on. Through social media I have started a new career, grown more close to my husband, been able to spend more time with my son, and still managed to help provide for my family.
  • CREATIVE RAMBLINGS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2011
    [Blog] Top 10 Interview Questions Authors Are Asked
    Being a guest on radio shows and / or blogs – also known as virtual tours – is a great addition to any marketing plan. The Internet provides a lot of free and creative promotional opportunities. For a book, those include reviews and interviews. The only requirement is to make oneself available for an hour. Branding For Independent Artists Tips advice authors Interviews marketing Promotion questions tips
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2010
    [Blog] Make Your Message Worth Sharing
    Part of PR Week Magazine’s Required Reading list, Becky’s blog, I’m Working On It , examines public relations, social media, and the life of a young professional and communicator. Guest post by Becky Johns , author of I’m Working On It. The business world is obsessed with social media. It is obsessed with “conversation” and “engagement” and other such buzzwords. Yes, the way people use the web in a social way allows better contact with customers and prospects. And, yes, it presents an opportunity to gather insightful information about consumer behavior. Content.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012
    [Blog] Using Social Media To Stage Contests And Promote Your Business
    In the past, almost every online contest involved a blog. People love contests. It’s a simple fact of life. People also love social media. So why aren’t we using both to promote our businesses? It can be done, and it’s not that difficult. As a business owner, I am sure you could think of a few ideas for a contest related to your business. Once you have your idea, it’s simply a matter of using social media as the contest’s destination. People would leave comments or sign up for RSS feeds or newsletters. Enter social media.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2011
    [Blog] Authority Or Popularity: What’s The Difference?
    Bill Slawski, who writes about search patents on his blog SEO By The Sea, recently wrote about a Microsoft patent that is based on measuring authority. For several years now the search engines have been obsessed with ranking web pages based on popularity. They use link popularity and other measures to determine whether a web page is relevant and useful to a search query. How is this different? think it’s a good question because popularity and authority are not the same. For instance, Lady Gaga is one of the most popular performers in the U.S. and much of the world.
  • BILL HARTZER  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
    [Blog] Ask Bill Hartzer: We redesigned our website, pushed it live but did not catalogue our old URLs. What do we do?
    If you have a question for me that you would like me to answer, feel free to contact me and I’ll either answer it personally or post it here on my blog. Someone recently asked me about redirecting their old web pages (their old URLs) to the new URLs because they redesigned their website. Here is what they said: We recently redesigned our website and pushed it live. However, we forgot to catalogue all of the old URLs on the old website, and therefore we have no way of knowing what the old URLs were on the site, so we can redirect them to the new URLs. Review Webmaster Tools.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2011
    [Blog] Resolve To Do _ for 30 Days
    Visit the blog archive to read more articles on new and emerging media. Matt Cutts is a smart guy. He directs a team at Google that fights web spam. He holds a doctorate in computer graphics. And, he preaches the benefits of trying new things. Here, give this guy a spin for the next 3 minutes: Is there something you aren’t doing today but would like to try for the next month? Or, is there something that you know is bad for you yet you keep doing it? A new year enters our lives around the corner and now is as good a time as any to set your resolutions. What about you? Productivity
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2010
    [Blog] The Death of Traditional Book Publishing | Spin Sucks
    So, I figured I’d blog about it instead. If you haven’t read Seth’s blog post about ditching his publisher and editors in favor of working directly with his readers, click here and go read it. Not to say there isn’t major room for other options (we are, after all, having this discussion on a blog), and we all know traditional media is dying very quickly, but being a published author, and a New York Times best seller, still has cache. I use to carry my Kindle around everywhere and now I read everything on the iPad. Glad you blogged ! All good?
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2012
    [Blog] The Power of Awesome
    About the Scott Stratten: The Power of Awesome is a post from: Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting. No matter our job, we have opportunities every day to do awesome things in business. One of the most powerful opportunities we have for awesome happens when we make mistakes. Being awesome isn’t about being perfect. want us to see our trip-ups as windows of awesome opportunity. When it hits the fan in business, it’s not time to hide behind the fan. It’s time to be awesome. Instead of putting out fires, I want us to fan the flames.
  • KOKA SEXTON  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 25, 2009
    [Blog] The Twitter Follow Ratio
    Ryan Martin’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 The Twitter Follow Ratio I was chatting it up with a fellow Tweet the other day talking about interesting Twitter apps that we both like to see if anything new has come around. ratio of around 1.0 You like to hear yourself talk.
  • KOKA SEXTON  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 25, 2009
    [Blog] The Twitter Follow Ratio - Koka Sexton dot Com
    Ryan Martin’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 The Twitter Follow Ratio I was chatting it up with a fellow Tweet the other day talking about interesting Twitter apps that we both like to see if anything new has come around. ratio of around 1.0 You like to hear yourself talk.
  • KIKOLANI  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2015
    [Blog] A Step by Step Guide to Fixing Any Google Penalty
    Some of the other common sources of spammy links are Forum Profiles, Blog comments, Social bookmarks and paid links. Commenting on some random blog post or forum just to create links is not an advisable practice. Blog post can be reviewed by cross examining the website content. A low quality post can be detected by cross examining the post and cross checking various parameters such as: How authentic the content is? – You can use any of the online websites such as [link] to check for plagiarism if any. Why did we get the Penalty? What should we do to Improve?
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2015
    [Blog] What To Say After A Bad Breakup…
    Facebook announced in a blog post that they are testing out tools on how you can interact (or avoid all interaction) with that ex. What To Say After A Bad Breakup…. Time to change my Facebook settings. Facebook knows that breakups are hard so they want to help. While they can’t bring you ice cream, they can help you stop stalking you-know-who. Once you do the dreaded ‘change the Facebook relationship status’, Facebook will prompt you to see less of that person or limit what they see you post. While Facebook can’t mend a broken heart this is a step in the right direction. Source CNN ).
  • 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!
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2012
    [Blog] Writing the Truth of Your Own Experience
    And how many times, since, have I resolved to give up writing in response to the egregious crimes of state we witness on a day-to-day basis, only to find myself in the most silent hour of my night writing an article for publication, a blog post, or page after page of handwritten diatribe? Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This guest post is by Sean M. Madden of Mindful Living Guide. The cornerstone of my teaching is to write the truth of our own experience. They’re fine words, which roll off the tongue with ease. But the good news is that there’s a flipside. Sean M.
  • GREGACKERMAN.BLOGSPOT.COM  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
    [Blog] Why Keepstream has Promise as a Curation Tool
    skip to main | skip to sidebar G_acks New Media Blog ~ Austin, Texas Support An Austin Writer Sunday, September 5, 2010 Case Study: Why Keepstream has Promise as a Curation Tool Recently Ive had the opportunity to explore various content curation ( see NY Times article ) tools such as Keepstream. Whatever tools we use need to have the ability to search for content across all platforms on the internet including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, blogs, news sites, streaming media, etc. In any case, we're still free to blog/write about whatever we choose. Search.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012
    [Blog] Social Media Decides Winners of NFL Divisional Playoffs
    If you have tuned into this blog over the past 18 weeks , you probably know that for this NFL season, I decided to use social media metrics to predict the winners of each week’s NFL games. The formulas use data pulled using Lithium’s Social Media Monitoring tool and are weighted on a number of points that can be scored in an NFL game ( click here for a full description). While it might sound foolish, I figure it as just as good as those folks who pick winners by flipping a coin or on what mascot is more bad ass. Denver 15, New England 1 (predicted @Houston). Houston 10, Baltimore 6.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2014
    [Blog] Are You a Performance-Minded Professional?
    Because people rarely ask me any more whether they should be blogging (yes, you should ) or whether they should be building out a newsletter list (yes, you should ). There’s a huge difference between people who show up for work and those who show up everywhere with the mindset to own everything. Some people are quite content with being average, with fitting in, and with doing the minimum to get through the day. Those people believe (as I do) that the time for average is over. Performance-Based Thinking. The course seeks to help people: Make better decisions faster. Owner''s Mind
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011
    [Blog] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #38
    Why Angry Birds is so successful and popular: a cognitive teardown of the user experience - Pulse UX Blog. pulse ux blog. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "Peak Oil is a scary thing. When someone like Shell Oil paints a bleak picture, it's even more frightening. This study describes two scenarios of an oil-addicted world going through the sweats and shakes of rehab: 'scramble', where we ignore the future; and 'blueprint', where we plan for it. " (Alistair for Hugh). okay, I'll stop now.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2013
    [Blog] Flintstone cigarettes, WWE and broken legs
    You know the folks who always have a blog post that fits into a Twitter chat or draft a post tying to a current event. Man I am sure glad it is Friday. This week has progressed as quick as molasses on an ice block. The cold that I thought was going away towards last weekend came back with a vengeance and has kicked my ass over and over. Hopefully your week was better and that you’ve got some good plans for this weekend with, hopefully, some warmer weather. Look forward to catching up with you next week, until then, check out this week’s edition of Five for Friday. Yeah it happened.
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