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  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2012
    [Blog] Expect Big Changes At Facebook
    Blogged about this extensively in March of last year ( F-Commerce - Rise Of The Facebook Consumer ). Most companies change dramatically after their initial public offering. There is a reason that Facebook is going public. And while many are speculating as to the reasons by digging through the company's SEC filing , I think Facebook is going public because it needs to now compensate those who have built it to become the impressive empire that it truly is. It may be a simplistic view, but that's my view. The answer is, without a doubt, "yes!" " Is that a bad thing? Mobile.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2010
    [Blog] Like This Post? Share it on LinkedIn!
    The top right corner of every blog post on AriWriter now sports a LinkedIn share button. The LinkedIn share button was released earlier today on the professional networking site’s blog. To set it up on your blog or website, head over to [link]. Remember to leave a comment below so we can visit your blog and share your posts! -- Thank you for reading Like This Post? It is located directly underneath the pre-existing Twitter share button. A Facebook share button is at the bottom of the post.). There are three types of share buttons you can use. at AriWriter.
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2011
    [Blog] Tweeterati: My New Mail Today Weekly Column on Twitter and Popular Culture
    Gaurav Mishra (@gauravonomics) writes about how the social web is changing business and society at www.gauravonomics.com/blog. I am delighted to share that I’ll be writing a weekly column in Mail Today on Twitter and popular culture every Sunday. It’s called Tweeterati, I have inherited it from Sachin Kalbag (@ sachinkalbag ), and I am supposed to be crisp and witty in it. The tag line, I discovered today, is “Tweeterati: Gaurav Mishra gets you the goss from Twitterverse&#. We’ll see. Well, the Tweeterati love celebrities, controversies and calamities.
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013
    [Blog] Do this one thing to improve your Facebook marketing
    Key industry folk, news channels or blogs. If you know me at all you’ll know I’m a fan of systems and keeping things organised. know… It sounds DULL but do you know what’s even MORE dull than systems and keeping organised? Having to do the same things over and over or trawling through stuff to find that thing you’re looking for. GROAN. That’s why I like to keep things organised! In my quest to find the best social media tips (so that I can pass them on to you) , I’ve been experimenting with Interest Lists on Facebook. And BOY, do I love them.
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2010
    [Blog] Email Marketing: Are You Sure You’re Not Spam?
    Oh, and if you enjoyed this post why not sign up to my monthly newsletter in the big yellow box to the right of this blog! I spent most of this morning unsubscribing to unwanted auto-generated emails and e-newsletters. Some of them I have subscribed to in the past but no longer read or find relevant, and others I have never even heard of! UK Data Protection guidelines advise against sending unsolicited email broadcasts (called spam), and it was made illegal in the USA with the CAN-SPAM Act 2003. However, many businesses aren’t aware of this. So how do you prevent this?
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2011
    [Blog] Silos, Facebook Advertising, and Opportunity
    That’s because I see your Facebook program as just one part of a larger social communications ecosystem that includes blog, Twitter, Facebook, email, YouTube, your brand community (if applicable), and possibly a bunch of other stuff. It’s much closer to Google and Bing PPC ads than it is to blogging and content marketing, or Twitter, or YouTube. I was pissed. When I first heard the news that The Washington Post was spinning off a brand-new company to do Facebook-only consulting , I was incensed. Even today, what does a “social media consultant&# do? Madness.
  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2012
    [Blog] Join the Google+ Revolution Now
    The Official Google+ Blog & Google+ Pages. The Official Dell Corporate Blog describes Dell’s Google+ brand page as a “centralized place to get updates from all of Dell across all our businesses.” This post was originally published on AT&T’s Networking Exchange Blog. By the end of 2012, analysts predict that Google+ will reach 400 million users. In its first 88 days the social platform’s growth rate outpaced Facebook and every other social network. Impressive, but, is it worth a small business owner’s time and energy to learn yet another social network?
  • BILL HARTZER  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2014
    [Blog] Fresh Content Is Crucial To SEO
    always recommend adding a blog to your website (if you don’t already have one) and establish Google Authorship in order to update site content naturally.  'One of the biggest things that anyone needs to know about search engine optimisation, or SEO, is that fresh content is still king. Letting a website sit dormant for months or even weeks can cause it to fall behind. It can quickly become outdated. The search results ranking will drop, potentially falling out of the top 10 search results or first page, which is where the vast majority of people look for their keyword search query.
  • SOSHABLE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2012
    [Blog] Pay-Per-Click Search Result Advertising On Facebook!
    Original article about  Facebook sponsored search results posted on Wikimotive’s blog under the title Facebook Launches Sponsored Search Results. Facebook is undeniably one of the most influential companies on the internet; they dominate the social media landscape and cause web-wide rage with even the most minor of updates. Could they do more, though? They certainly seem to think so. The social media company?s latest foray is encroaching ever so slightly into Google?s Facebook is now offering a new form of search-based advertising. Facebook?s search tool only works internally.
  • SOSHABLE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
    [Blog] Introducing Friends Activity to Facebook Pages
    Read more Social Media news on the Soshable Blog. It might seem a tad bit overwhelming with all the recent changes that have occurred on Facebook and there is still more to come. Most recently, Facebook has enabled friends to see other “friend’s activities” on Facebook Pages. This means that people on Facebook can have a clearer view of what is said about pages they have both “liked” , filtering out the noise from other people. What does this mean for Facebook Page Owners/Admins? It is dependent on shared “likes” among friends. What does this mean for Facebook Users?
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2010
    [Blog] Job Hunting: What Makes You Remarkable?
    Read their blog, their entire website, and their Facebook page…and those of their competitors. Guest post by Peter Osborne , a communications executive at Bank of America. About six months ago while job hunting, I saw an opening for a senior communications position. knew the recruiter so I called her. Two hundred resumes in the first two hours,” she sighed. Most are qualified.”. Justin Goldsborough posted on Spin Sucks recently that his go-to job interview question is, “ What kind of network are you bringing to the table ?” What makes you remarkable,” is my go-to question.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2011
    [Blog] 5 Steps to Launch Your International Social Media
    There’s more to ‘localization’ than simply translating a tweet or blog post from English into another language. Guest post by Christian Arno , founder of professional translation services provider Lingo24. Launched in 2001, Lingo24 has clients in over sixty countries, and translated over forty million words in the last year. Even though Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google are American companies, social media doesn’t begin and end at the shores of the USA. It’s tricky, but not as difficult as it may seem. Choose the right social networks for the country. Owned by Google.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2011
    [Blog] Steve Jobs Breaks the No News Cycle
    Really, how many more Google+ blog posts can we read? Image by Annie Bannannie. Contrary to popular speculation, Steve Jobs is not dead, at least not yet. But it is hard to blame people for the dramatic belief that the icon’s end is near given his ongoing health issues and his weight loss. Further, Jobs’ sudden departure from the day to day helm of Apple broke a monotonous summer of no technology/social media news. Perhaps it’s simply time to balance his life a little more because life (health, family, mind, etc.) demands it. Keep breathing the air, Steve.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2011
    [Blog] Interview: Benny Lewis of FluentIn3Months
    Recently, I interviewed Benny Lewis, the man behind the successful blog Fluent In 3 Months. While looking for help and advice about the quickest way to learn Spanish I came across the fantastic blog, Fluent In 3 Months. Fluent In 3 Months is a fantastic example of how sharing a passion for a subject through your blog can be profitable. By regularly adding great content and taking the time to connect with readers every day he has managed to create a blog with over 100,000 monthly visitors in just two years. It’s almost as much work as the blog!
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2011
    [Blog] Brewing up a Business, a video review
    For a full recap on the business implications of this book for small business, check out my post here on the Vistaprint Micro Business Blog. This post contains a video, if you can’t view, please click here. recently picked up a copy of Sam Calagione’s Brewing up a Business. While I thought that the book was going to bee about brewing beer, it was more about a small business done good while growing into a force in the craft brew space. If you are a beer fan, entrepreneur or business book junkie (I don’t judge), check out the book.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2011
    [Blog] Thinking passed the NOW in social media
    While social media managers are learning and analyzing the new trends in the social media universe, they are probably being inundated with questions from coworkers who read a blog post saying X platform is the future of social media and how it will change what you are doing today. This is post is part of the  Institutionalizing Social Media  series. To see previous installments or to learn more about the series,  click here. Social media is one big contradiction. With all of the above factors happening on an almost daily basis, it is easy to get stuck in the weeds of the real-time Web.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2013
    [Blog] 7 Things You Need to Know From My Content Amplification Test
    This isn’t necessarily a surprise, as if you’re reading CNN you might be interested in a particular blog post here on Convince & Convert, but you may not be fully enraptured by all things social media and content marketing, as are our typical readers. 'The new Hummingbird release pushes Google further along as a provider of first-hand information. This is part of the company’s bigger initiative to play both sides of the content and search game, evidence of which can be found in its purchase of Zagat , among other moves. It’s Incredibly Easy.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2013
    [Blog] The Ultimate Guide to Making Money with the Amazon Affiliate Program
    'Today, I was looking back over some of my earliest attempts at making money from blogging. had been blogging for 6 months and was beginning to realise that this new hobby of mine was going to cost me a little money (for hosting, design etc). realised that if I wanted to keep blogging, I needed to find a way for my blogs to pay for themselves. began to experiment with two methods of making money from my blogs – Google’s AdSense program and Amazon’s Affiliate program. realised that DPS was a blog that largely shared ‘tips on how to use a camera’.
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 10, 2010
    [Blog] Sometimes it's better never than late…
    TheWayoftheWeb The digital convergence of media, entertainment, marketing and PR front page archives about RSS Click below for the WayoftheWeb bookstore The Blogroll A Shel of Myself Chris Brogan Currybetdotnet Eaon Pritchard Faster Future Gaping Void Howard Owens Jaffe Juice Jonathan MacDonald KDPaine’s PR Measurement Blog Michael Leis – Digital Strategy Nick Burcher Occam’s Razor Web Analytics blog Only Dead Fish Seth Godin Simon Collister – Networked Society Teaching Online Journalism The Herd The Obvious? blog comments powered by Disqus Blog Partners
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 2010
    [Blog] The easiest way to manage affiliate links?
    TheWayoftheWeb The digital convergence of media, entertainment, marketing and PR front page archives about RSS Click below for the WayoftheWeb bookstore The Blogroll A Shel of Myself Chris Brogan Currybetdotnet Eaon Pritchard Faster Future Gaping Void Howard Owens Jaffe Juice Jonathan MacDonald KDPaine’s PR Measurement Blog Michael Leis – Digital Strategy Nick Burcher Occam’s Razor Web Analytics blog Only Dead Fish Seth Godin Simon Collister – Networked Society Teaching Online Journalism The Herd The Obvious? blog comments powered by Disqus Blog Partners
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2013
    [Blog] Big Data - Being Open Can Bring Success
    Data, Data Everywhere | Domo | Blog. Yesterday I wrote about the power of local search and it made me think about how the expectations of business has changed as well. When I started in the business world a growing concern was how the business affected the world. Was it green? Was it treating people equally? . During the last couple of decades this sense of purpose in the world and doing good in the world, has been joined with the concept of CSR and looking at how businesses support their local community as well. This can be seen as a challenge, yet when you think about it.it
  • WEB METRICS GURU  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2011
    [Blog] A Couple of Thoughts about Experts and Web Journal – May 28th – June 1st, 2011
    First, I put the 1+ button (Google just made it available) on my blog (upper right hand corner, right under the Google FeedBurner chicklet) thinking actually does something (but I’m not sure what). Enough of this, it’s getting late – and I want to finish off with three more stories: MarketSentinal came up with a post of their favorite blogs (guess who’s on it) and while I was looking at the page I saw that Sysomos had a new release the other day focusing on Gender.  Kind of late, but need to write , so here goes. But it’s wrong. So, so wrong. Right?
  • ENGAGE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014
    [Blog] 11 Best Practices for Social Journalists
    Blogs. 'Social journalism is a fairly new term. It hasn’t even made it to the Oxford dictionary yet—unlike “twerk” and “selfie”—but then again we don’t have Miley backing us up. While the term is new, the concept is not. Social journalists (SoJos) are classic journalists with a very important twist—they use the tools of our evolving digital world to connect with and reach their audiences. Social journalists produce content with four key characteristics. This content is: Timely. Useful. Relevant. Social. But if you coin yourself a SoJo, you know this role goes beyond content creation.
  • SOSHABLE  |  MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2013
    [Blog] Measuring The Human Rights Campaign’s Viral Success
    Original post about the Human Rights Campaign can be found on Wikimotive’s blog titled, “ Measuring the Success of the Human Rights Campaign.” Remember the Human Rights Campaign’s pink equal sign that we wrote about last week? Well, it’s died down a little, but it’s still going pretty strong. It seemed nearly everyone on Facebook had at least one friend change their profile picture, but the evidence was anecdotal…until now. Correlation doesn’t always mean causation, but in this case I think we can assume that one lead to the other.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2011
    [Blog] Is Your Attempt at Inclusion an Insult?
    Catch her writing for the Schipul blog or KatrinaME.com. Guest post by Katrina Esco. Sometimes, a really great campaign gets noticed for the right reasons ( Starbucks’ “Pass the Cheer” campaign comes to mind.). Other times, despite our best intentions, we really step in it. Summer’s Eve has been in the hot seat for its talking vagina commercial series. The set of three commercials originally showed: a white woman who likes to use the product after the gym and says something about her BFFs, a Hispanic woman who has an accent and cries, “Ay-yi-yi,&# and. Dear Stacie: We Know.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013
    [Blog] What do you suck at?
    'It is easy to write a blog or article on things you are good at. Heck, it is the reason 90% of people are on a social network – to tell the world how awesome they (or their company) are. It also goes to show you how immodest some folks are. One of the things that shocks me from time to time about this is that we don’t look at ourselves to see or say what we’re not good at. ve been awful at this too and have really pondered this post for a while now. Remembering Names – no matter how hard I try, I am forgetful when it comes to names. It is embarrassing, but is true. Me too.
  • 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.  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.  . Anne Hathaway: Morning, Matt.  . Lauer: Seen a lot of you lately. You just know it’s going to go downhill from here.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2012
    [Blog] Gilda’s Club: What went wrong?
    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.  This is a guest post from  Elissa Freeman. public outcry over the removal of Gilda Radner’s name from the iconic cancer support group has turned into a public relations and branding case study of ‘what not to do.’. People were mad, shocked and sad. Major media outlets started to roll with the story, including a column I wrote for canada.com, a major Canadian website. My main issues with the statement? Terse in tone. Wrong.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2012
    [Blog] Develop Irresistible Content with this 4-Point Formula
    If you want to create blog posts, white papers, and even ebooks that clearly communicate your idea and compel your readers to do whatever you ask,  you need to use this little formula. This analysis may seem a little too scientific for writing blog content, but it’s not. If 40 other blog posts could use it, then it is too general. One way I show that I have the authority to speak on the subject of writing popular blog posts is by mentioning my blog that was named among the Technorati Top 100. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. Let’s take a look.
  • DIVA MARKETING BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 1, 2009
    [Blog] Bloggers Flash Back to 2006 and Flash Forward to 2009
    Turning to thoughts for 2009 a few people felt that the blogs/social media has lost its focus of customer first content t o becoming ego vehicles while others are looking for advances in technology. My second wish for 2006 is that I would like to see "professional journalists" get over themselves in their attitude to those of us who choose to blog. I do think my second wish has come true since many professional journalists are now blogging. 2009 This is what comes to mind: Now that blogs are mainstream there is an over saturation of content. Blogs are websites.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2012
    [Blog] Predicting Week 11 of the NFL Season
    For those of you coming to this blog for the first time, each week we pull 14 days of social media data from Lithium Social Media Monitoring and dump it into some formulas (more on those here ). So far our social media NFL predictions have done OK, not great, but could be a playoff contender in the weak AFC this year. Currently we 77-68-1 (who ties games? It is like kissing your sister) after a 6-7-1 mark last week. Each week we put our picks up against a friend of mine from across the Interwebs with the top picker getting $100 to a charity of their choice. Below are our picks.
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2010
    [Blog] Newsflash: The world is constantly changing, so don't panic…
    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? Good blogger outreach and is Worky worth trying?
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2010
    [Blog] Use the Power of Imagination to Move Your Readers to Action
    Imagine if you had the power to move your readers to take action on the invitations that you gave them in your blog posts! After hearing this technique used in radio ads a number of times recently, it struck me that this powerful technique could be used in writing blog posts. Here are a few thoughts I recorded about the idea of using imagination in blogging that I put down on a walk (my second “WalkCast&# ). Post from: ProBlogger Blog Tips. Imagine if you had the power to move your readers to take action on the invitations that you gave them in your blog posts!
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012
    [Blog] Earning Attention
    When I post something new to this blog, I make the effort to go onto Twitter and ask a question that leads back to the post. Most people who run blogs say something to the effect of “I don’t know what I did to get more traffic before Twitter came along.” Thank the sweet zombie that I’m not in tech blogging. get the pitches, because people somehow don’t really read my blog, but instead send form letters about how they really love what I write, and could I cover their amazing start-up that is going to really turn the Klout/Kred thing on its head?
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 2011
    [Blog] Writing A Book… Again
    BUT, rest assured, if you are reading this blog, you will find it useful. In the interim — because I will not be blogging my book — you may find that the frequency of posts here drops to two or three a week. Gini Dietrich’s reaction after one week of working with me. I’m happy to announce that I’m writing a new book, this time with Gini Dietrich and with a new publisher, Pearson. The topic is…. Not social media! What a relief. How many social media books can one person write? As if you care. Congratulations to Gini are in order.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2011
    [Blog] Are You A Business Or A Media Company?
    These include forums, blogs, community websites where industry news can be published, wikis, etc. It could be an industry social networking website, it could be an industry wiki or encyclopedia site, or it could be a simple blog. About Us What’s a Maverick? Steve Rubel, who is a bit of an Internet pioneer, has an interesting take on marketing in this global Internet economy. Even if you’re a local business. And I fully agree. In fact, that’s precisely what you should strive to be. media company. But what does it mean to be a media company? The Internet is a huge place.
  • SOSHABLE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2011
    [Blog] Digg Experiments with Embedded Image Posts
    In other cases, the wrong image is displayed, such as this: The Gravatar logo is displayed instead of the intended image on the blog page. Read more about Digg on this social media blog. In an effort to improve “shareability&# and make the site more sticky, Digg is experimenting with embedded images on the Digg submission permalinks. For months, Digg has had (off and on at times) inline videos that could be played directly from the Digg post page for certain video sites like YouTube and Break. Last night, Digg started rolling out embedded images as well.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013
    [Blog] Toy Makers Investing in Social Media
    Twitter and Facebook are great, but their real power lies in sharing your other content, such as videos and blog posts. 'Social media, with its ability to reach a huge percentage of consumers, is an important tool for any company, and toy makers are no exception. But there’s a right and a wrong way to use social media, as some companies in other industries have shown with their high-profile online meltdowns. Here’s what toy companies need to know to use social networking to their advantage. Why Social Media is Important. Toy Companies Who Get It. First is Step2, a U.S.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2011
    [Blog] How to Effectively Bottle Social Media and Product Integration
    disclosure, which I’ll be using here on Convince & Convert to disclose any ties between authors and subjects covered on the blog. In addition to family, football, and fancy side dishes you’ll never see for another year, Thanksgiving brings an annual dilemma to the oenophile. What wine to serve for Thanksgiving is a tricky question, as the holiday table replete with savory and sweet options is an Ellis Island of tastes, making for a tough wine pairing. include() may indeed be the world’s most social wine. An Intoxicating Social Media Experiment. Interesting.
  • ENGAGE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014
    [Blog] Increase Your Website’s SEO Rankings With Quality Backlinks
    These “black hat” techniques included, but are not limited to, spamming directories, blog comments, link networks and basically anywhere spammers could list a link, for example, posting a link for a local bridal shop on directory website that specializes in mechanics. 'Once your website is optimized for keywords, you’ve written great content and you have all of the structural elements of a high-quality site in place—all part of on-page SEO strategy—what will set you apart from your competition? Backlinks. So what’s the difference between buying a link and earning a link? Not so fast.
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2011
    [Blog] Abraham Lincoln on Sincerity and Social Media
    So often company's say - "Anna, I have been on twitter for a week now and blogged for a fortnight.but can't see it is doing any good". Abraham Lincoln once said. If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend". No truer word has been spoken, and how apt all these years on when we apply it to social media. Sincerity doesn't come in the short term. Sincerity cannot be bought. Sincerity is not what you say as much as what you did.and how you made me feel. Sincerity is about consistent behavior in the long term.
  • SOSHABLE  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 2014
    [Blog] 5 Business Tools Leveraging the Power of Social
    Not only can you share presentations through social media platforms, you can also embed them into wikis, websites and blogs for a better user experience. 'Social business and social media, while two distinct entities and completely non-interchangeable, are similar in that they both aspire to leverage one and the same concept: the power of social engagement and communication. Nowadays, customers demand more open communication and personal relationships with businesses. It’s no wonder that more and more tools are being designed to bring the social aspects of a business to the fore. Asana.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014
    [Blog] Canvassing ProBlogger Readers: How Have You Built Your Readership?
    Our next themed week is all about building readership and creating community on blogs. If you’re interested in how to build your readership base, you might like these posts on ProBlogger.net: 8 Tips for Building Community on Your Blog. How to Find Readers for Your Blog. Strategies for Growing Readership on Your Blog. Steps to Building Your Blog into a Community. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. 'As you might be aware, each month this year we are running a themed week – delving in deep the topics that are of the most interest to you.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2010
    [Blog] The 4 Marketing Metrics Mandates
    5-star ratings on Yelp.com from blog readers. Postrank is now allowing you to compare your blog’s performance to that of up to four other sites. Tweet There are four mandates that companies are adopting when they are examining and analyzing the success of their online marketing and social media programs. recently gave a presentation to the Measured Marketing Roundtable at Techpoint , Indiana’s technology and economic development association, that outlines these new metric must-dos. The 4 Modern Metrics Mandates. View more presentations from Jay Baer. SEO stats.
  • SOSHABLE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2011
    [Blog] Yeah! You’ve got your first Social Media Client! Now What?
    Tweet and share these comments on your Social Media profiles, in relevant Linkedin Groups and use the positive feedback as testimonials on your blog. You always remember you first right? So you’re a New Social Media Manager just breaking into the industry and you’ve got your first paying client! So now what do you do? ve learned from quite a few mistakes over the last couple of years as a freelance Social Media Manager & Consultant so I would like to share my list of Do’s and Don’t’s for those of you who are just getting going in your Social Media Management Businesses. prospects.
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  MONDAY, MAY 9, 2011
    [Blog] It’s 1am and all is well…
    Not a bad haul for a day which was more disrupted than normal – but that’s why I’m writing this – to remind myself that I’m lucky to be able to spend 9am on a Monday morning setting up farm animals on the living room floor with my son, and to be able to spend 9pm in a call with an American client, or 1am writing a blog post. I’m writing this at 1am. I’ve still got a couple of emails I have to send before the day is over, but aside from that, I’ve finished everything that’s been needed today. And that’s how I feel at the moment.
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2010
    [Blog] In Storage & Networking, Big Numbers In Dollars and Data
    And while I haven't talked about it too much on the blog, trying to keep a black and white separation between my day job for much of the last decade and my more hobby-oriented interests here, I've lived it, participating in one venture backed storage startup for more than 8 years, from 2001 to 2009, seeing companies raise, rise, fall and fail. Today, at least for those of us who watch the enterprise space closely, the big news is that Dell Computer has offered to acquire Fremont-based 3Par for $1.15 billion , a premium of more than 80 percent over the company's stock price.
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2012
    [Blog] How To Make Most of Business Trends in 2013
    Trends in business for 2013 are now becoming the default blog post within my RSS feeds. trend becomes an opportunity when it is turned from something you blog about to something that you live by. However, most people talk about what they 'see' the trends to be however few actually say how a business can benefit from these trends. So today I want to talk about putting into action a business trend to help you grow your company in 2013. like to see trends in business ideas as business opportunities and use an acronoym BEST to show how to make the most of them. Let me explain.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
    [Blog] A Response to Social Media is Not A Vocation
    Without these tools, many would move back to video, rich-media banners, and pushing the frontiers with blogging. Written by Stanford Im Stanford and I want to help you stoke your passion, spread your message, and help your blog get noticed and promoted. Close How to Write Spectacular Blog Posts That Get Noticed Blog success starts with Spectacular blog posts. One post can launch your blog and kick-start your business. Share Email This Chris Brogan published a thought-provoking (and a tad bit controversial) post today: “Social Media Is Not A Vocation”.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2011
    [Blog] 6 Takeaways From 23 Years as a Consultant
    This is an interview I did for my friend Debra Ellis for her blog series Lessons Learned and Learning. write a lot about the importance of humanization here at C&C, so in an effort to follow my own advice, I repost the interview here, hoping you’ll learn something about me you didn’t know. ——————– I am what the professional sports community would call an “old” 41 years old. Other than time off to finish my university degree, I’ve been working as a professional for 23 years. m also not a big self-help guy. don’t go to seminars.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2010
    [Blog] How To Convert Traffic to a Sale
    In my last post, how to grow traffic to your blog , I gave you some ideas on how to up your traffic. If you’re bringing people back to your blog, make sure the thing you most want them to do is obvious on your site. But if you’re hoping to turn this into a sale, you might want to take some preparations into account. Simple Call to Action. If you’re calling them back to a specific post, make sure that only the action you want them to take is linked. You’ll note that most of my posts have lots of links, even if I’m selling things. Take a Few Approaches.
  • SOSHABLE  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2012
    [Blog] Killing as Many Birds with as Few Stones as Possible with Content: Thinking Three Dimensionally
    Engaging Website Content – If you have a “fun” section on your website such as a blog, this is where you’ll want to place the content. The worst thing that can happen is to take someone who wants to do business and distract them with frivolous content, so by placing it on the blog or in an area designed for “fun” topics, you’ll keep the serious visitors serious while still engaging with those who are visiting for other reasons. There’s really no way around it. We all understand that different content has different purposes.
  • SOSHABLE  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2011
    [Blog] Social Media Specialists in SMBs: to hire or not to hire
    Everything goes well until you tweet some news, inform about your company or products, like and share blog posts etc. My friend and colleague wrote on his blog how a perfect marketing department team should look like in a SMB. This is a Guest Post by Janek Makulec. Now we all hear really a lot about social media. The thing is that people who don’t have a clue about social media – they hear it too, but they lack a good explanation. But I’m not going to write one of those many posts saying that creating a Facebook page is not enough. Don’t be cheap here, but stay reasonable.
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2012
    [Blog] Built Like a Blogger? Lose Weight on the Fitbit Diet.
    know few people find that intriguing on a tech blog, but as I had mentioned in my first post on Fitbit way back at the end of March, " Virtual badges influence real world behavior ", and that change in real world behavior has hit me with real results. My dresser drawers are overflowing with extra large shirts with logos from tech companies - most of them Google at this point, after more than a year at Mountain View headquarters. called the condition being "Built Like a Blogger", accurately captured by Claire Chang at SXSW in 2011 and immortalized on Twitter. So I got competitive.
  • BARE FEET STUDIOS  |  SUNDAY, MAY 13, 2012
    [Blog] Giving Back: A Core Part of Our Sharing Nature
    Ask any techie and they will tell you the same story: Can you help our school set up a blog? Back in the spring of 2000, while we were still based in Santa Fe, NM, there was a huge forest fire that broke out and endangered the entire community of Los Alamos , home to the birth if the nuclear bomb and one of the largest nuclear research facilities in the world. As a founder of the New Mexico Internet Professionals Association (NMIPA) Shane knew that online would be the best place to coordinate emergency communications. It was a literal 24/7 job with very little sleep yet so much at stake.
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2010
    [Blog] The Restless Novice
    blog comments powered by Disqus Search Brass Tacks About the Authors Amber Naslund Amber Naslund (@ambercadabra on Twitter) is a communications and business strategist and the Director of Community for Radian6. While it might sound like we’re ready for all of the advanced stuff (which I’d often debate), I think this is a symptom of a more underlying cause. We’re uncomfortable being called beginners. Being a beginner has a strange, uncomfortable connotation. Being a beginner is associated with a lot of icons of needing help: Training wheels. Swim floaties. Step stools.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2011
    [Blog] Why the Kindle Fire is Not For Me
    Visit the blog archive to read more articles on new and emerging media. I did not want a Kindle to replace the experience of reading tactile books when I wrote about it in February 2009. The majority of your comments agreed with me. Fast forward nearly three years and I still don’t want the thing. The Kindle Fire is not for me. Not yet. Engadget reviews the Kindle Fire with a concise conclusion: The Kindle Fire is quite an achievement at $200. It’s a perfectly usable tablet that feels good in the hand and has a respectably good looking display up front. That the Fire has.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2011
    [Blog] Slapped! Facebook Blocks Me For 14 Days
    sent more requests to both local citizens and many internet personalities whose blogs I read and who know me, folks such as Wayne John and Kirsten Wright and Justin Levy — and Facebook slapped me on the wrist and blocked me from sending friend requests or writing messages to non-friends for a period of 7 days. I am seeking re-election to the Newburyport city council and actively sending Facebook messages to people who live in my town to 1) introduce myself and 2) inquire if they would like to be my friend. Today is a different story. That is, if you want to be friends.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2011
    [Blog] How Your Photo Tweeting Experience Changes
    Enrich Your Blog Readers’ Experience with Wibiya. Studies indicate 14.9% of tweets contain links; and 1.25% of those links (or 2.1 million tweets a day) point to pictures hosted on photo sharing websites. Twitter users are familiar with the concept of adding images to tweets, typically using third-party services such as Twitpic , Yfrog , and Lockerz. No longer is that monotony required, as a deal was inked this summer with Photobucket to enable you to visit twitter.com, write your message, and attach your shared photo on the fly. Thank you for reading! 12 Million People Tweet 27.3
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014
    [Blog] Taking Customer Services to the Next Level: The Importance of Using Multiple Platforms to Engage with your Target Audience
    Her mother posted this interaction on her blog and it went viral resulting in the bread being renamed from ‘tiger bread’ to ‘giraffe bread’. 'Gone were the days when customer services were limited to snail mail and phone calls. strongly worded letter used to be the ultimate form of complaint whereby the disgruntled customer would passive aggressively take out their woes on the paper and slam in in the post box and wait for a reply (which they would sometimes never get). Complaints. Often, their aim is to tar the brand and share the problem they have had. Queries. Praise.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2013
    [Blog] Delta: A Stand Out Social Media Experience
    When she saw it, she clicked through to my profile, went to my blog, learned about my background and concluded I must be hurrying home to see my son. 'Stand out experiences have the power to change brand perception, drive customer loyalty, increase revenue, and build deep relationships. When I travel, I do whatever I can to get home as early as possible. That means cobbling together flight schedules that get me home quickly. Today I have, but it wasn’t until I was wowed by a stand out approach to customer service just a couple of years ago. How the $#@! did they know that ? ”.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  MONDAY, JULY 16, 2012
    [Blog] How to Boost Your Marketing Plan for Spectacular PPC Results
    When he isn’t reading or writing blogs, he enjoys sampling good music and good food. Courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net. Pay per click (PPC) advertising should be an important part of any marketing campaign. lot of people are scared of it, though, and rightly so. Failure to properly prepare for a PPC campaign can mean you’ll shoot a lot of money down the drain in record time. How do you keep this from happening? You can avoid disaster and court success by asking yourself the following three questions. How Does Your Audience Talk? If so, try testing PPC ads that use those phrases.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2011
    [Blog] Do You Have the Right Insurance for Your Social Media Activities?
    Anyone can now make a video, recording, create a blog or publish a book. Associations continue to embrace social, ranging from those learning how to others deep into analyzing their results. But according to my social media buds, they still get lots of questions from clients about its risks. Review my SocialFish posts (search “risk management” to find them or click here ) discuss the risks and how to manage them. Risk identification is just the first step in the risk management process. It is equally important to choose the right techniques to manage these risks. Media Exposures. Web 2.0
  • SOSHABLE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2013
    [Blog] Understanding the Differences Between Adaptive and Responsive Website Design
    The post Understanding the Differences Between Adaptive and Responsive Website Design appeared first on Soshable | Social Media Blog. 'There was a huge uproar in the search marketing and website design industry last year when Google came out and recommended responsive web design. While Google has been known to make recommendations in the past, they’ve never tackled this particular issue definitively until June, 2012. Since then, many companies have been scrambling to convert to a responsive design. Responsive website design accomplishes the goal. Thankfully, we didn’t.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2013
    [Blog] 6 Steps to Win More Retainer-Based Business
    Practice what you preach – you preach your customers on the importance of blogging and content marketing, but your last blog post was on (the old) myspace. If your agency offers digital marketing services like SEO, social media, email marketing, PPC, chances are you’re in high demand. AdAge reports that digital is the fastest growing business area for agencies of all types. So, if the demand for your agency’s’ digital services are so high, why are you spending so much time writing proposals and chasing new business? Why are digital marketing agencies in such high demand?
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2013
    [Blog] Use Humor and Ridiculousness to Reach Your Audience
    The video got attention in the New York Times Blogs and earned more than 200,000 views – not bad for a commercial for something with a two-year buying process that most people don’t even realize exists. 'Tim Washer, Cisco @timwasher. Tim Washer , Senior Marketing Manager in Social Media at Cisco , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the value in making your customers laugh, how to spend less and storytell more, and bringing ridiculousness to big corporations. Read on for some of the highlights and tweetable moments, or listen to the full podcast. Listen Now.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 7, 2010
    [Blog] Ayan Sen on Making Money Online
    He lives in Canada and blogs about making money online. When did you start blogging? have been blogging since January 2009, when I started my first website on steps to create a website. Why did you decide to create a blog? The links down the left sidebar of your site cover a wealth of information — from blogging to social networking to making money online. The following is a guest interview with Ayan Sen, a 21-year-old internet entrepreneur. then began a project at twitnine.com ; and later at get-free-web-traffic.com. Got a question for Ayan?
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2012
    [Blog] Four social applications worth keeping an eye on
    If you think you haven’t, log onto your public stream and look for quick bursts of Tweets sharing news stories or blog posts. Is it me or does it seem like there is a new social network or application that is going to be the next big thing in 2012? For every “surefire hit” like a Pinterest there are two or three Google Waves or Empire Avenues.  It is always hard to read the tea leaves when deciding whether or not to jump in with two feet or sit on the sidelines and let the audiences figure it out. So it takes an honest effort to give these networks a try. from my friend Gini Dietrich.
  • SOSHABLE  |  MONDAY, JULY 16, 2012
    [Blog] Social Media’s Influence on Investing
    Blogs and web articles have been influencing the buying and selling of stocks and other investment products for years through analysis and picks.  Articles on web have always been informative about forex trading, investments etc. As social media gains in popularity, this more concise and faster paced resource is also swaying investors in many ways. SEC website ( [link] ). Zoomedia suggests on their website that companies advertise on Facebook to attract investors. Investors may also follow brokers, other investors or friends who invest on these sites.  The hedge fund actually posted a 5.4%
  • SOSHABLE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 2010
    [Blog] A Major Difference Between Twitter and Facebook
    Read more on this social media blog. Blast. For entrepreneurs, one of the best features of Twitter is it’s API. Twitter allows developers to tap into its stream of 1 billion monthly tweets to create new applications and websites. This Twitter API has spawned several unique applications and projects that have benefited internet users in a variety of ways. This API has also spawned several real time search engines, such as Sency , which tap into sources such as Twitter to offer real time results for internet users. However, Facebook is very different. image: LoneWolfLibrarian ). Share it.
  • ENGAGE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2013
    [Blog] Time to Get the ‘Internet of Everything’ on Your Radar
    'This is the second article in an occasional series on this blog by McMURRY/TMG Content Editor James Alan Miller that will explore the evolution of mobile technology and its influence on business and content marketing. One of the cool things about covering technology is that you get exposed to all these great trends and ideas when they’re in their infancy. In my first post, “ My Mobile Epiphany ,” I described how early exposure to PDAs and smartphones helped me understand the mobile revolution. recent white paper from networking giant Cisco found that some 10 billion of the world’s 1.5
  • FEVER BEE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 2013
    [Blog] CIPR and Communicating With Members
    The Conversation will now have ‘Public relations’, ‘Public affairs’, ‘Internal Comms’, ‘Digital’, ‘Tech’, ‘Marketing’ and ‘Advertising’ hubs that will pull together the  best blogs  and  original content  from these areas into their own  specialist hubs.   Unfortunately, if you were using The Conversation as a place to write and keep your own blog, all of this content will be deleted in the change to a new CMS. Instead highlight the change and offer to port across the blogs of the top 20 contributors.   "Hi Richard. "). 
  • KIKOLANI  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2013
    [Blog] How to Organize Finances with FreshBooks
    Also, subscribe to the mailing list to download a free copy of The Guest Blogging Survival Guide! 'When I was approached to do a review of FreshBooks , it couldn’t have come at a better time. have to admit, I’ve never been good with organizing my finances beyond Excel. tried another name brand accounting product on two different occasions, and both times gave it up because I could never reconcile my accounts correctly. Not to mention that there was no suitable import option for PayPal with it either. Organize my clients’ information. Search for invoices quickly.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 2012
    [Blog] Plagiarism … or Inspiration?
    In all writing, blogging being no exception, there is a fine line between borrowing ideas and plagiarizing content. So it is with blogging. You should not be afraid of reading your favorite blogs and drawing ideas on what to write about from them. Brandsplat creates blogs, articles and social media in the voice of our client’s brand. Click here Click here for the Brandsplat Report or visit our blog at  www.ibrandcasting.com. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This guest post is by Dawn Walnoha of Brandsplat. Comparing content.
  • SOSHABLE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2013
    [Blog] LinkedIn Tops a Quarter Billion Users
    The post LinkedIn Tops a Quarter Billion Users appeared first on Soshable | Social Media Blog. 'The king of professional social networking reached a major milestone recently when they broke the 250 million user mark. Since going public in March, 2011, LinkedIn has had an up and down road. This can be expected from any social media site that goes public (just ask Facebook) but LinkedIn has been relatively stable. They’ve had some missteps. They’ve faced challenges. They seem to come out on top the majority of the time. billion as of the June quarter). Read More: Mashable.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2013
    [Blog] Are We At The Beginning Or The End Of Publishing?
    I''m hopeful that this blog post can clear it all up. 'What would you make out of a question like that? Regardless, that was the exact question that Alistair Croll (co-author of Lean Analytics , BitCurrent , Year One Labs and one of my weekly link buddies ) asked of Hugh McGuire ( PressBooks , LibriVox , co-author of Book: A Futurist''s Manifesto and my other weekly link buddy), Julien Smith ( Breather , co-author of Trust Agents and The Impact Equation and author of The Flinch ) and me at today''s International Startup Festival. tent) made my attempt frazzled. It''s not perfect. amazon.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2011
    [Blog] Will All Brands Be Open? Should All Brands Be Open?
    Here's a Blog post titled, Looking Forward to Starbucks Next Chapter , written by Starbucks Chairman, CEO and President, Howard Schultz shortly after the company announced their new logo/positioning. Social Media did a whole lot more than just connect us all in 140 characters (or less) and through Facebook status updates. If you're not sure what "more" means, drop everything and read the book, The Cluetrain Manifesto , by Rick Levine , Christopher Locke , Doc Searls and David Weinberger (hint: if you click on the Cluetrain link above, you can read the book online for free).
  • ONE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2010
    [Blog] Harvard’s Must-Have Guide to Social Media
    From RSS to micro-blogging to crowdsourcing, you’ll find a lot of new and interesting information in this presentation. Going back to school is not a bad thing always. Every now and then, we should. Even if it is to refresh our memories and do a revision of lessons already taught. Social Media is no exception. Here’s an excellent introduction to the subject as presented by Nicholas Lamphere of the @HarvardSocial group at Harvard University. Click here to view it now. Share this post.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010
    [Blog] Cartoon of the day
    You can also subscribe to the blog to ensure you receive the latest posts. « Previous Post Next Post » [link] Tweets that mention Cartoon of the day | 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 Cartoon of the day Written on July 9, 2010 by Espo in Cartoon of the Day Enjoy this post? Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks. Thanks for visiting! Comment - Leave a comment!
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2010
    [Blog] Cartoon of the day
    You can also subscribe to the blog to ensure you receive the latest posts. « Previous Post Next Post » [link] Tweets that mention Cartoon of the day | 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 Cartoon of the day Written on July 13, 2010 by Espo in Cartoon of the Day Cartoon – GapingVoid Enjoy this post? Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks. Thanks for visiting!
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 8, 2010
    [Blog] The Branding Comedy
    You can also subscribe to the blog to ensure you receive the latest posts. « Previous Post Next Post » [link] Tweets that mention The Branding Comedy | 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 The Branding Comedy Written on August 8, 2010 by Espo in Branding As an English major/Geek, this mashup tugs at all of my hear strings. It is long, but worth thumbing through. Thanks for visiting! Unported License.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013
    [Blog] Would you pay for an adless Facebook?
    There were a few blogs on the topic ranging from slamming the company to questioning and polling their readers to see if they would be willing to pay for an adless version of the social network. 'A few weeks back there was an article on a patent application that Mark Zuckerberg had placed. The patent showed mock-ups to create an ad-less version of Facebook for users wishing to pay to remove the ads. When I first saw this, I pondered what Facebook would look like without ads in its current form, but then finding the image (on left), my mind started to wander again. What do you think?
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2011
    [Blog] Traditional Marketing Isn’t Dead Yet
    Regular readers of the Small Business Mavericks Internet Marketing Blog know that I am a big and vocal proponent of online marketing. Blogs, articles, e-zines, social media … I love it all. But you’ll never hear me tell you that you should abandon every form of traditional marketing. That just isn’t the case. Business cards. Yep, you need them. When you go to that off line networking event, you need something physical to hand out to people so that they’ll remember who you are. TV, radio, brochures. Yes, they’re useful. They all have their place.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2013
    [Blog] Find a Large Audience at the Corner of Keywords and Content
    If you would like a piece of his mind, visit  Feldman Creative  and his blog,  The Point. 'Heard this one before? If you create great content you will find a large audience.” It’s nonsense. Or at the very least, it’s idealistic. It’s like if you make great music you’ll become a rock star. The number of great bands that are painfully undiscovered is, well, painful. You need to create something great and be discovered. In my articles I tend to focus on the “create something great” half of the formula. Keywords, keywords, keywords. But it’s not the best way. It is and it isn’t. Got one?
  • ADAM COHEN  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013
    [Blog] Professional Services at the Digital Crossroads
    I’m excited to be writing again and getting this blog back in gear, hearing from you about what excites you most in the world of digital. 'I’ve been watching lots of professional services firms evolve to take on the world of digital. PR agencies are embracing the evolution of communication to online, unstructured and real-time content. Marketers are embracing the troves of data available and looking at how to craft effective campaigns, content and platforms to reach audiences in new ways. Even the big consulting firms are finding their way into the digital strategy arena.
  • SOSHABLE  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2013
    [Blog] Build Websites for Mobile First
    The post Build Websites for Mobile First appeared first on Soshable | Social Media Blog. 'Earlier this week I wrote a controversial piece about responsive website design that brought the ire of professionals within my industry and a flood of emails calling me all sorts of names. Yes, there were those who agreed as well, but they were the minority. In retrospect, I sold out. looked at the data, saw how responsive websites were not performing very well on mobile devices in industries that were heavy on data, and came to the conclusion that adaptive was a better solution for some.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2012
    [Blog] How the Web Helped Me Buy a New Car
    When he's not blogging, Ari helps brands improve their digital media marketing. I recently said goodbye to my 2001 Subaru Forester and purchased a 2013 Subaru Impreza. Have a look… I’d bought the Forester 12 years ago — and it was the first vehicle I owned all by myself. was in my first post-college job and wanted to use some of my income to trade-in my then-Plymouth Acclaim sedan for a SUV. researched, test drove, and decided to go Japanese. drove her for over 196,000 miles! Their costs added up. exceeded the trade-in value over the past three years. Got a question?
  • SOSHABLE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2011
    [Blog] Social Media Needs Fewer Networks, More Outlets
    They expose blogs and mainstream news that fills the social networks with fresh reasons to visit. The social networking doors are closed. The finalists have been announced with Google+ walking into the room and closing the door on everyone on the outside. In the finalists room are a handful of networks that encompass everything that we could possibly need from a networking perspective. It’s time for the industry to focus on building on these networks. It’s time for more outlets. What is a social outlet? The Social Networks. There are five. They’d all be wrong.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2011
    [Blog] What sucks about PR
    This post originally ran on the PR Breakfast Club blog, but I wanted to share it with readers who may have missed it. am pissed off. The PR industry has recently received one black eye after the other – and you know what? It’s our own damn fault. Yes, I said it. The recent bad press for the PR industry (and individual practitioners) in TechCrunch , Forrester and the New York Times came from the work of horrible PR people. These ranged from bad pitches to scamming a small business. That pisses me off even more than anything. So how do we fix this? We’d love to hear below.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 21, 2013
    [Blog] Goodbye Republican Party, It’s YOU Not Me
    Again apologies from straying away from the normal fare on this blog, but this had to be said. 'This is going to be a political post. If that offends you, please click here. For the past 6+ years I have been a member of the Republican Party, but the past few years have really driven me to question if it even made sense anymore. As many Americans know, our political system is broken and my Party is a big part of the problem. Now that is what was the final straw, Nate Bell was. While an Arkansas State Representative has nothing to do with me, his cluelessness embodies the Grand Old Party.
  • SOSHABLE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2011
    [Blog] How Does Getting a Thumbs Down on StumbleUpon Negatively Effect Your Content?
    When it come to generating traffic for a website or blog, StumbleUpon is one of the best tools you can lean on. However, not every link you share on the site is guaranteed to send visitors pouring your way. With the simple click of the conveniently accessible thumbs down button, your content could easily find itself buried and never to be seen. Point blank – the more thumbs down you rack up, the harder it becomes for your content to generate the traffic you seek. In this article, we will examine some of the factors that could cause StumbleUpon users to reject your content.
  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2013
    [Blog] Say “Cheese” with Social
    This post was originally published on AT&T’s Networking Exchange Blog. Small businesses are realizing that social media is here to stay, and they are taking notice because becoming a social brand can help drive revenue. Traditionally, small business have used outbound advertising platforms like direct mail, cable television, newspapers or yellow pages, but today outbound marketing strategies have largely been replaced by inbound strategies. Integrating social media into the marketing mix isn’t an option anymore. For Joanie, becoming a social brand hasn’t been that difficult.
  • 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.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2012
    [Blog] How to Use Google+ to Update All Major Social Networks
    Widgets and apps can help pull a Twitter feed to a website, or a blog RSS feed to a LinkedIn profile or Facebook profile. The hub might represent a blog or Twitter feed, and all the spokes separate social media channels. But most of the hacks that were blogged about last year don’t work any more—Google seem to be discouraging users from importing feeds to Google+. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This is a guest post by Alan Cairns of bozboz.co.uk. The hub and spoke distribution model represents this system, with a structure that resembles wheels on a bike.
  • JASON YORMARK  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 2010
    [Blog] The Traditional Resume Is Dying
    Leave a Reply blog comments powered by Disqus 105 SUBSCRIBERS 50161 FOLLOWERS Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Mejasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Digital Marketing , Social Media / The Traditional Resume Is Dying | Subcribe via RSS The Traditional Resume Is Dying August 5th, 2010 Posted in Digital Marketing , Social Media Tweet Share The sooner the better I say. There really is no reason to have to be dealing with word documents and pdfs anymore with the rise of Linked In (or even leading jobsites like Monster ). So what say you?
  • DEVELOP SOCIALLY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2011
    [Blog] Meet Our Friend @corleymay
    You can find her on LinkedIn , Twitter and here’s her blog. @corleymay is a fellow creative who drives a very powerful digital community in a very niche market! She’s one of the few professional - digital-community-builders who gets to do it for their 9-5 job (although it’s often more hours than that). She has the ability to pull people into the conversation and keep them there. Corley is also one of the best writers I know! corleymay  is someone I’m lucky to consider a friend. She also lives here in Asheville, NC where I love calling home! Check her out!
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2014
    [Blog] The Practical Guide to Writing Conversational Copy
    You and your blog or business are here to fill a need. You can ask hundreds of questions to build an accurate reader profile (like Darren does here ), and the best way to profile your audience is to ask them lots of questions… on your blog, in your newsletters, on social media. Have you ever been told to feed the desire of your readers when writing copy to market your blog or business? Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. 'This is a guest contribution from Monika Mundell, communication strategist and copywriter. Image by Flickr user Rohit Rath. You don’t!
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2011
    [Blog] 140 Predictions About Social Marketing – 34 Experts on 2012
    The marketing ‘bond traders’ will be analytics experts who will look at three types of real-time data: news feeds from sources such as Dow Jones, Reuters and Bloomberg; social data from platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Google +, YouTube, blogs and LinkedIn; and data from websites to answer key questions such as number of people visiting your web properties, content they are interacting with, the impact of reorganizing content and presentation, and speed of response to close rates.”. -        Key New Technology to Impact Marketing in 2012: Marketing analytics. Read his blog at [link].
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013
    [Blog] Perception Versus Reality
    In the digital and social space, this is often our own Achilles heel as press clippings and blogs within the space help puff out our chests and inflate our own feelings of self-importance. 'No matter what type of job you have, chances are that there are times when you take yourself or your job way too seriously. It is OK to nod your head and agree, because it happens to everyone (this author included). As I write this post, I am utterly exhausted and it’s not from pulling a 40+-hour week or even doing work-related activities. It can’t wait. It also leads me to…. m irreplaceable.
  • SCOTT GOULD  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2010
    [Blog] What The World Needs Now
    Speaking Of TED… There is currently a big debate on Robert Scoble’s blog about TED and it’s price tag. This thought comes from Scott Gould 's thinking blog for thinking people. This on the BBC is interesting. It’s a short clip of delegates at TED saying what they think ‘what the world needs now’ in 18 seconds. They all hinge on action. But my favourite is from Arianna Hugginton who said beautifully that ‘ we need greater simplicity.’ ’ I’m trying really hard to get a mission statement together for Like Minds. More ideas?
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