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  • PAUL GILLIN  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2011
    [Blog] David Ferrucci on Building the World’s Smartest Computer
    Live blogging Dr. David Ferrucci’s address to the IBM Watson University Symposium at Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan School of Management. Example: In the category of Lincoln Blogs: “Treausre secy Chase just submitted this for the third time. Ferrucci was director of the IBM Watson project. Ferrucci tells a story about his daughter’s quote: “Interesting things are boring.” Because that was her frame of reference. Interesting things involve a lot of complexity that makes them boring (to people who aren’t explicitly interested in them). The Next Big Thing.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2013
    [Blog] 3 Simple Questions to Understand Why Your Affiliate Promotions Are Not Converting
    'I had an email this morning from a blogger who has built a great loyal readership to their blog and who has been attempting to monentize that readership lately by doing some affiliate promotions on that blog. This might seem like a no brainer but I’m amazed how many times I see bloggers promoting products that are on a completely different topic to what their blog is even about. relevant to the topic of your blog. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. The problem – nobody is buying anything that they promote. Are You Promoting in a Personal Way?
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
    [Blog] Reviving the Customer Experience – One Food Truck at a Time: Part 2
    They all link back to their blogs and newsletters or even print media via Twitter; even the food writers from the Washington Post are active on Twitter. I know, I know, the anticipation was killing you. Well it’s the day you’ve all been waiting for, the second part of my interview with entrepreneur and food trucker extraordinaire, Jeff Kelley ! If you missed part one, then drop everything you’re doing and go read Reviving the Customer Experience – One Food Truck at a Time: Part 1  first. It’s ok, we’ll wait.). Image: Courtesy of Jamie R. JK: Oh absolutely. And respond.
  • BILL HARTZER  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2012
    [Blog] Dallas Local Search Engine Optimization Expert Launches Argent Media
    His work has been featured in several publications, and he regularly contributes articles to Natural Search Blog, Nodal Bits, and Search Engine Land (which is the leading online publication dealing with paid and natural search marketing). Chris Silver Smith, a local search engine optimization expert based in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, has launched Argent Media , a search marketing agency. Argent Media will focus on providing both short-term search engine optimization services such as basic website audits as well as ongoing consultation retainers. Local. www.ArgentMedia.com.
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2010
    [Blog] Is Game Mechanics Enough to Create Meaningful Social Games.
    Gauravonomics Blog For Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists How To Organize and Energize Your Evangelists Blog Speaking Writing Bio Media Subscribe Slideshare Twitter LinkedIn Facebook IdeaSliver Labs Tumblr « Forbes Story on SMS-Based Social Messaging Platform SMSGupShup How to Build a Social Network Based on a Single Feature » Is Game Mechanics Enough to Create Meaningful Social Games? Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! Follow the blog on RSS , Twitter or Facebook and youll never miss a post again!
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  MONDAY, JULY 19, 2010
    [Blog] Three Tips on Writing From Stephen King and Anne Lamott.
    Gauravonomics Blog For Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists How To Organize and Energize Your Evangelists Blog Speaking Writing Bio Media Subscribe Slideshare Twitter LinkedIn Facebook IdeaSliver Labs Tumblr « Elif Shafak: Write About the Unknown, Not the Known Stephen King on His Male Cigar-Smoking Muse » Three Tips on Writing From Stephen King and Anne Lamott Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! Follow the blog on RSS , Twitter or Facebook and youll never miss a post again! Do share in the comments section.
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 2010
    [Blog] Guardian Activate Summit 2010 Highlights: My Talk on the Crisis of.
    Gauravonomics Blog For Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists How To Organize and Energize Your Evangelists Blog Speaking Writing Bio Media Subscribe Slideshare Twitter LinkedIn Facebook IdeaSliver Labs Tumblr « Announcing the 2010 World Summit Youth Awards Winners The IdeaSliver Manifesto » Guardian Activate Summit 2010 Highlights: My Talk on the Crisis of Caring Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! Follow the blog on RSS , Twitter or Facebook and youll never miss a post again! For more, read my bio. Lets talk.
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
    [Blog] My Guardian Activate Talk on How the Crisis of Capability and the.
    Gauravonomics Blog For Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists How To Organize and Energize Your Evangelists Blog Speaking Writing Bio Media Subscribe Slideshare Twitter LinkedIn Facebook IdeaSliver Labs Tumblr « HT Article on Bloggers as Opinion Leaders You Need a Social Object, Not Only Shared Self-Interest, to Build a Strong Online Community » My Guardian Activate Talk on How the Crisis of Capability and the Crisis of Caring Collide in India Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! It’s a short 10 minute talk.
  • LAUREL PAPWORTH  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 2010
    [Blog] How to Delete a Ning Network – Removal is not possible
    Blogger helper: Our new support for MetaWeblog lets you use powerful third-party blogging tools to post content directly to your Ning Network. As the online community provider Ning moves from freemium to pay-for services (and eventual death, by Christmas, I reckon) they are sending out warning, reminder notices on email. None of those emails tell you how to remove or delete your Ning network: TODAY IS THE LAST DAY. Today is the final day for free Ning Networks. We would like you to stick with us and keep your Ning Network running: [link]. Less than 24 hours left to choose. Just released!
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 23, 2010
    [Blog] Back to the Future of Social Media | Spin Sucks
    Go – Christopher Penn wrote a great blog post about how to get new business from social media. Joey Strawn is a blogger, husband, entrepreneur, and general purveyor of awesomeness and currently blogs at JoeyStrawn.com. 17, 2010 #FollowFriday: The Bike Whisperer A Rose By Any Other Name…Might Not Be As Marketable Blog: Share Your Link Love Spinonomics Attire Not Appropriate for Public Speaking Arment Dietrich Is No Longer a PR Firm? The Ghost Blogging Debate The Age-Old Question: Can I Pick Your Brain? Blog Roll Book Rec. Because the future is here. Very fun!
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2012
    [Blog] Get More Comments: How Honesty Compels Readers to Comment
    If we’re intimidated by a blog post, we probably won’t leave a comment on it. Honesty builds credibility, and the more credible you are as a blogger, the more worthwhile it’ll seem to readers to comment on your blog. For that reason, you might also use honesty to help drive the moderation of comments on your blog. How to Make $30,000 a Year Blogging : another from-the-trenches tale, but one in which the opening involves the true story of a conversation I had with a reader. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. What is that technique?
  • SOSHABLE  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012
    [Blog] Can Gamification Make You a Better Person?
    To help you achieve faster results, Payoff offers handpicked tools and blog posts to help you along the way and supplies motivational tools like badges and even cash prizes to keep you on track. No matter who you are, it’s safe to say that there’s something about your life you’d like to improve. Whether it’s learning a new skill, saving more money or improving your health, one thing always rings true…the road that leads to achieving your goal is often a long and boring one. In this article, we take a look at a few companies that are using gamification to help you become a better person.
  • KIKOLANI  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012
    [Blog] How to Use AIDA, ROI and KISS to Boost Your Sales
    560 Resources for Blogging, Online Marketing, and Starting a Business. This is a guest post by Jani Seneviratne. Are you tired of your copy being ignored by prospects? Are you searching for a proven way to create copy that is well optimized for sales? AIDA, ROI and KISS were first coined by advertisers and an engineer but have since been applied to the online marketing industry. Some copywriters have adapted the formulas to suit their own personal tastes whilst some argue that these formulas are outdated and have disregarded them all together. Attention. Interest. Desire. Action. Impact.
  • ONE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2011
    [Blog] Social Media is for EVERYONE! : Old Spice Proved It
    We also built them a blog and optimized their Youtube channel among other things. We recently started working with Ergo Office Seating , an office chair supplier from San Jose California. Ergo supplies furniture dealers with high-end ergonomic office chairs, they don’t sell directly to the consumer. Keep that in mind. Ergo started their Facebook page and Twitter accounts from scratch. We made sure that Ergo’s slogan was represented across their designs, in their content and through their voice. In short, we have a well rounded brand rocking social media.
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013
    [Blog] Bright Sparks list: Reality checks and sexy playthings
    Having a steady flow of great blog articles to share with my peeps on Twitter and Facebook, plus keeping up with the latest goss in my field is a cornerstone of my online content plan. Inside is a secret stash of my favourite websites and blogs that I pour over weekly, and I share the best finds with my social media gang on Twitter and Facebook. If you were lucky enough to browse my Feedly, (you can but you’d have to pay me ) you would see Chris Brogan’s blog feed filed neatly in ‘Shareables’. So, what’s on my Bright Sparks list this month? Dig in… 1.
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2010
    [Blog] Outlook Money Story on Being the Chief Marketing Offer of You Inc.
    Gauravonomics Blog For Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists How To Organize and Energize Your Evangelists Blog Speaking Writing Bio Media Subscribe Slideshare Twitter LinkedIn Facebook IdeaSliver Labs Tumblr « Hindu Story on Mobile Marketing in India The Social Squared Manifesto » Outlook Money Story on Being the Chief Marketing Offer of You Inc Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! Follow the blog on RSS , Twitter or Facebook and youll never miss a post again! Subscribe to my blog to never miss a post again.
  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2013
    [Blog] Is Your Brand Building Social Employees? via #pivotcon (@SocialEmployee – McGraw-Hill) #socbiz
    This article was originally posted on Pivot Conference’s blog.  'A recent IBM global C-Suite study has provided the latest volley of evidence demonstrating that the age of the social business is well underway, and that it’s time for brands to get on the bandwagon. This isn’t necessarily news by itself, but coupled with one of the key findings of the study, the reasons for why brands must start accelerating their social adoption initiatives is beginning to come into much sharper focus. And what is this key finding that is causing so many analysts to do a double take?
  • FEVER BEE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
    [Blog] Promoting Your Stars
    Get them interviews in relevant trade magazines, get them guest-post slots on top blogs, pitch them to speak on behalf of the community at events. Your community probably has star members. These are people with the most knowledge, most authority, most experience. These aren’t just the high contributors, they’re the experts. You should be promoting them. You should promote them inside and outside the community. Act as their PR agents. Good publicity for them is great publicity for you. It gives fellow members something to aspire towards.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 2010
    [Blog] Thank You, #CitizenGulf
    know of at least 60 blog posts written about the Day of Action. Eric Johnson at El Studio deserves a huge thanks for designing our Posterous blog , and for his work migrating the site. Yesterday’s national day of CitizenGulf events ranged from the first Social Media Club event in Fredericksburg, VA to a big get together in Honolulu, Hawaii. With tickets starting at $10 a pop, it looks like 400 people came together and raised roughly $10,000 (preliminary estimate) benefiting at least eight children of fishing families in Catholic Charities of New Orleans After School Program.
  • DAVE FLEET  |  MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2010
    [Blog] Book Review: Engage!
    Solis’ blog posts are often lengthy affairs, so this won’t be a surprise to anyone familiar with his work. When I put together my reading list for 2010, I included Putting the Public Back in Public Relations by the prolific Brian Solis as one of my 2010 “must reads.&# Surprisingly, though, it turned out not to be the first of his books I read this year. The good folks over at Wiley sent me a review copy of his latest book, Engage! which I’ve just finished reading. Engage! How comprehensive? This fits with the target audience – Engage! Engage!
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2012
    [Blog] Free Interview Webinar with Tsh Oxenreider from SimpleMom
    know many of you know Tsh already as her blog has a big readership and those of you who followed the ProBlogger Tourism Queensland trip that we did earlier in the year will know that she was one of the winners of that prize. There are some people whose approach to blogging you just click with – Tish was one of those. Tsh began blogging in 2008 on Simple Mom so has only really been at it for 4 years but has not wasted her time since then. She blogs with authenticity, passion and a genuine interest in her readers. how she monetizes her blog. About Tsh.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 2013
    [Blog] Some Social Media Sites That Ultimately Failed the Test
    They already had a misstep in early June: The developers deleted all user information from the classic site without warning (including personal emails and blog entries), creating a major outcry from users who lost several years’ worth of data. Launched as a book and music review site in 1999, Xanga soon morphed into a blogging platform. Users were given a “Xanga site,” which consisted of a blog, photoblog, videoblog, audioblog, a mini-blog called a “Pulse,” and a social networking profile. MySpace. ITunes Ping. Xanga. Friendster.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2013
    [Blog] WHY YOU C4N R3AD 7H15
    Sign up to receive blog posts by email. 'You cdnuolt blveiee that you cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd what you were rdanieg, rihgt? The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it dseno’t mtaetr in what oerdr the ltteres in a word are, the olny iproamtnt tihng is that the frsit and last ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can still raed it whotuit a pboerlm. This is bcuseaethe huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the word as a wlohe. Comments This was a viral meme once on facebook and it is really.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2012
    [Blog] Is The Next New Digital Thing Something Physical?
    was reading the Gadgetwise blog on The New York Times and came across the news item, Batman's New Perch Above Gotham: Your iPad. Virtual goods are one thing. Brands are still stuck on the physical. My mind went wandering. It was all about a new game/toy/app from Mattel called, Apptivity. For about twenty bucks you get two toys (in this case, one is Batman and the other one is his flying machine from The Dark Knight Rises movie) and the downloadable app/game. The toys can glide over the iPad screen without doing any damage. Souvenirs, novelties, party tricks. But, we still like things.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2014
    [Blog] Knowledge and Application are Two Different Things
    One of the concerns I hear from many small business owners just getting into blogging, podcasting, or video as part of their marketing is how they don’t want to give away their secrets of how they do things. 'When I was a 9-year old boy, I was handed my first uniform and told to go play 3rd base. was now a ballplayer. The best role models at the position at the time, according to my baseball cards, were Brooks Robinson and Ron Santo – and both were known for their stellar glove work. had read how each of them practiced, fielding many ground balls on a daily basis. Click Here!
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014
    [Blog] The Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
    Similar to business, whether it’s opening a new location or launching an online store, reinvigorating a blog or getting ready for your summer sales, pay attention to the little things. '“The little things in baseball, though they may have a small impact on one game, can have a large impact on one season,” Brad Ausmus, Manager, Detroit Tigers. Baseball is made up of many small things and offers fantastic lessons for life and business. lot of talk around the thinking person’s baseball conversation is about the game-within-the-game. May I say it again?
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  MONDAY, JULY 5, 2010
    [Blog] Real-Time Twitter use by Wheat Thins
    You can also subscribe to the blog to ensure you receive the latest posts. « Previous Post Next Post » [link] Tweets that mention Real-Time Twitter use by Wheat Thins | Jeff Esposito’s Blog — Topsy.com [.] blog comments powered by Disqus Stay connected Recent Posts Can influence be bought? Home About Archives Press Clips Suggested Reading Real-Time Twitter use by Wheat Thins Written on July 5, 2010 by Espo in Twitter , Viral Video I saw this video kicking around Twitterville and needed to share. Enjoy this post? Thanks for visiting! Unported License.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 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 August 19, 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!
  • WISDOM LONDON  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2010
    [Blog] Gah! We've #hijackedthehashtags! « Wisdom London
    PS I considered writing this whole comment as a hashtag – but then realised it would have been impossible to read #suchafool Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Blog at WordPress.com. Wisdom London Creative Communications is our world… « Do You Know A Good Thing When You See It? Series of Experiments in Social Media » Gah! We’ve #hijackedthehashtags! Ah, hashtags.  They used to be these handy little things for adding context and metadata to our tweets.  How diligently we hashtagged keywords, events, names, products, brands.  We knew what was important.  How quaint!
  • WISDOM LONDON  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2010
    [Blog] Brand Series: Drew Creative on brand
    Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Blog at WordPress.com. Wisdom London Creative Communications is our world… « Brand series: Gap is bigger than a logo Experiments in Social Media Number 3, Part 2: Rationing Twitter » Brand Series: Drew Creative on brand By Jill Ruthenberg This first week of our October brand series, we’ve asked a few experts to tell us their take on brand. First up I got to speak to Elle Moss, founder of Drew Creative Branding. They are a rather cool and very successful branding agency and creative partner to Wisdom London. You must tell a story.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2015
    [Blog] Basic Social Media Optimization Tips That Can Make A World Of Difference
    You can then create up to five custom links including your website blog as well as your other social channels. 'Social media is one amazing media to communicate with the masses in real time. It can single handily turn your brand from a “nobody” into an “everybody.” While content plays an important role in your strategy, so does your appearance. Remember, first impressions are everything. Here are some general, easy optimization tips to set your social media marketing into complete success. Instagram: Instagram doesn’t allow for clickable URLs in your photo and video descriptions.
  • KOKA SEXTON  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2010
    [Blog] Foursquare Gowalla and Yelp Oh'My
    Author: Koka Sexton Comments: 1 comment Date: 13 Apr 2010 Categories: Blog Tags: Adoption , Airports , apps , Array , Badges , Beacons , Buggy , Concentration , East Bay , facebook , Firebug , iPhone , koka sexton , mashable , Mobile Phone , Social Networking Sites , Starbucks , Sxsw , Twitter , Vacant Lots , Virtual Mayor , Yelp There are 1 comment. Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Foursquare Gowalla and Yelp Oh’My I’ve become obsessed with location based applications for my iPhone. Gowalla works a little differently. Now back to Yelp.
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 2013
    [Blog] Reciprocity - so easy to give so hard to refuse
    It got me thinking why do I blog, why do I produce these little thoughts and ideas? 'On a gorgeous sunny day like this, there is nothing I enjoy more than a walk in the countryside. love the countryside, I love the calm.after a business week of work, meetings, travelling etc. walk allows you to talk, discuss life and take a timeout from your busy life. It gives you space to think about your life, your career, your business - to think about your own personal growth. Saturday is when I post a ''Bab''s Booster'' to get you thinking about life, to inspire personal growth. Sharing is easy.
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2011
    [Blog] 2012 Challenge for Social Media
    we can blog, we can network, we can podcast.but how do we turn that connection into. Technology has come a long way fast.so fast I think us mere humans are only now starting to realise the impact that technology could have on our lives. The task for 2012 is that in technology, in social media. technology doesn't infuse life but life is infused through technology. Our test for our businesses is how do we deliver that greater human purpose? human rather than than a web experience? better world for us to live in - richer in connection? to deliver dreams to our customers door?
  • PROACTIVE REPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2009
    [Blog] Brands Find Twitter Effective
    and they’ve got a blog going and feeds and widgets up the wazoo and then it’s like, “Okay, now I ‘m all confused and I don’t know what to do.”. 300 people gathered in Los Angeles to find out more about using Twitter for business, entertainment, comedy and music, The panel on how brands can effectively use Twitter featured Starbucks, Kogi BBQ and E Online. It was moderated by Guy Kawasaki who quizzed the speakers about their business strategies, how tweets for the brand, how to gather and interact with followers and some of their favorite tools. That’s the biggest challenge.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012
    [Blog] Learning About Creativity
    Freedom Is Blogging In Your Underwear - Hugh MacLeod. I'm sure there is some kind of link between the freedom of blogging in your underwear and doing the work that really matters in your life. freedom is blogging in your underwear. There must be something in the air. While I am no Julien Smith when it comes to reading books , I am doing my best to maintain a high pace of book reading. consider myself a creative-type, but I'm often fascinated with both where ideas comes from and if there's anything I can do to help myself come up with even bigger ideas. arianna huffington.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2015
    [Blog] 10 Quick Tips for Going Viral
    If you’re on the web, your site and blog are likely unique – but one thing all blogs have in common is the drive for new subscribers and increased traffic. For starters, make sure that you blog loads fast enough – slow loads lose visitors. Study your competitors – Spy on their blogs, follow their hashtags and see what events or online hangouts they are attending. You can  get more of his blogging tips here. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. 'This is a guest post from Jerry Low. Tip 1 – Getting the basics done right. Nuff said.
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 9, 2011
    [Blog] Seth Godin’s ‘Poke The Box’…
    It’s a project that I wholeheartedly support as an example of someone going out to do something different and disruptive, rather than just talking about it… My review of Poke the Box by Seth Godin: Like most people with any interest in digital marketing, I’ve been reading Seth Godin’s books and blog as a fan for several years now. For instance, he’s avoided Twitter for various reasons and disabled comments on his blog, but was actively involved in a closed social network created for purchases of his Tribes book, for example. At just £5.49
  • PROACTIVE REPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2013
    [Blog] How to Write a Press Release in 2013
    Now a press release posted on the wire will be published verbatim on many major websites and could be picked up on smaller news sites and blogs too.  'Webinar August 28, 2013, Sally Falkow APR and Lisa Buyer discuss the new Google rules for writing a press release. Register here. Back in 2006 a few very smart PR folk recognized the need for PR content to be found online and that search engine optimization would become a necessary PR skill. Unfortunately, the SEO community saw the possibilities of using optimized press releases long before the PR industry did. See the PR Content Timeline.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2010
    [Blog] What Rex Ryan Taught Me About Social Media
    Take a look at their communication patterns on social outposts like Twitter, Facebook, and their blog. Tweet You might think he’s overrated, a blowhard, or a fatso but New York Jets coach Rex Ryan understands human psychology. Unlike most NFL teams, the Jets do not control players’ media access. Any player is free to speak with any reporter at any time. Ryan has just one rule that governs the interactions between players and press: “In all interviews, players must acknowledge at least two teammates, and one coach.&#. Genius. It’s Not About You.
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2010
    [Blog] OneTrueFan Reaches Second Base With New Site & Badges
    One Of My Fanned Sites, Google, With My Stats As a site owner ( see this blog's OTF page ), I can now see who else is a fan of the site, having accrued 20 points or more, and who is sharing content from the site. My favorite and most useful browser extension in the world is OneTrueFan. The site just revamped with a major refresh of its offering, helping to quickly surface user statistics, history, fanned sites, and like many services, earned badges. OneTrueFan's data on my Web browsing history is exhaustive. And I've gotten to Second Base with 89 separate domains. Cool, I think.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014
    [Blog] How to Manage 19 Social Media Channels
    The two blogs his team runs — A Healthier Michigan and Michigan Blues Perspectives — are indicative of the two roles BCBSM’s social media channels play. These blogs have their own bifurcated social channels, as well. 'Tweetable Moments It’s all about helping through the content. DaveMurr Tweet This. Listening and Results Measurement. Dave Murray ‘s 12-person social media team handles content creation, social media management, and social media customer service for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. via A Healthier Michigan. ” Holy Social!
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2010
    [Blog] Judgment Day: Social Media and Your Front Lines
    He blogs over at Techguerilla , and you can find him on Twitter at @techguerilla. Today’s post is from our friend and frequent guest contributor  Matt Ridings, Founder of MSR Consulting. He’s He’s a thought leader on integrating social media into the realm of business design and relationship marketing. Take a look at your front lines for a moment. Those initial contact points within your organization that create a first impression. An impression that will either give you an advantage, or that you must struggle to overcome. Actions Speak Loudly. Enter social media.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2010
    [Blog] The Top Five Stories for Week Ending Dec. 10, 2010
    For those of you who write blogs and use Feedburner to deliver the RSS feed, read this article from Jason Falls. Like Jason, I haven’t totally played with the new features to figure out if there are better analytics, but it’s something you should understand if you keep a blog. Well, one more week down and only 14 shopping days left. Are you ready? Other than the Lakers backpack I bought my youngest brother (he’s 10 and I don’t fight it because the Bulls aren’t great) that was returned and a Target run for stocking stuffers, I am ready! Right?).
  • 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. It’s been an entire week. 
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2010
    [Blog] “Social Business” Can’t Replace Product Marketing Skills
    At the behest of the queen of successful blogging Liz Strauss , this write-up discusses core business skills — specifically those of product marketing — and how they cannot be replaced with social media savoir faire. Jonathan Bask published a fascinating article in AdAge discussing the dangers of the social web for real businesses. While the article meanders to become the latest in a flurry of “ills of social media&# articles, the real takeaway was social media doesn’t replace business skills. Perhaps a recent example can illustrate the point.
  • SOSHABLE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2012
    [Blog] Auto Direct Messages on Twitter are Driving Me Mad
    Read more Social Media News via the Soshable Blog. I get it, you want to make an impression when someone first follows you on Twitter or you want to spam them with a link you actually think they are going to click, well here is a tip… they aren’t. hate to be a bubble buster, but the majority of savvy Twitter users do not want you to auto DM them, in fact it would be a million times better if you took the time to tweet to them to say a quick hello and leave the link out of it. Okay so as I take a deep breath I ask of those who feel the same, do auto-DM’s bug you as much as me?
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2009
    [Blog] Focus on the good when the going gets tough
    mentioned it in a blog and it snowballed into a ground swell of donations, thanks to Sandra, Lolly, and Gingerleigh, as well as other GOLOers that donated. The opinions expressed here represent my own and not those of my employer.Feel free to challenge me, disagree with me, or tell me I’m completely nuts in the comments section of each blog entry. StatCounter Blog Stats 66,103 hits Recent Readers View Entire Community Provided by MyBlogLog Pages About Angela Book Reviews Who is @Communitygirl? I am sharing it because these are the types of comments we have to relish.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2009
    [Blog] Engaging the Audience: A Presentation by Angela Connor
    The opinions expressed here represent my own and not those of my employer.Feel free to challenge me, disagree with me, or tell me I’m completely nuts in the comments section of each blog entry. StatCounter Blog Stats 66,103 hits Recent Readers View Entire Community Provided by MyBlogLog Pages About Angela Book Reviews Who is @Communitygirl? Blog at WordPress.com. It’s the presentation I gave at the Knight Center for Specialized Journalism a few days ago.  I have not viewed it in it’s entirety because if I do, I’ll never post it. So here you go. del.icio.us
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013
    [Blog] 17 Favorite Science Fiction Works
    An inescapable science fiction masterpiece, anyone who reads this blog can imagine Gibson’s Neuromancer. 'Image source: Aumanack Diversão sem limite. After reading last week’s post on science fiction , Erin Feldman asked me to suggest a few books in the genre. Of course, I was delighted. So here are my favorite science fiction books (and trilogies) of all time. You’ll see they span sub genre and era. 1) The Diamond Age (Or, a Young Lady’s Illustrated Primer) by Neal Stephenson. And those with the most advantages may have the largest handicaps. Check it out. loved it!
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2011
    [Blog] Refine and Improve: The Fifth Step to Social Media Mastery
    He blogs here focusing on issues that senior execs face in sports. Today’s guest post is written by Nic Cartwright. Before you get too far into this post, make sure you have read the excellent series on The Five Steps in Social Media Excellence  here on Spin Sucks. Phew… you have been busy little bees. If only life were that easy. am not a PR expert, although I have spent a fair amount of time trying to generate PR and build relationships with customers, the media, and sponsors. Creating a digital platform has never been in my job description. The final step is the most important.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2012
    [Blog] Google Analytics Social Reports Provide Huge Metrics Edge
    You can follow her on Twitter at @lisabarone or find her blogging about her own struggles with voice at VoiceInterrupted.com. Google Analytics Social Reports Provide Huge Metrics Edge is a post from: Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting. Don’t get me wrong – I’ve been known to spend a few too many minutes trolling Twitter and Facebook on personal time. You have, too. But when it comes to business, I’m not playing around. m not on social media to kill time; I’m there to build a business and find my customers. First, let’s be honest.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2013
    [Blog] Get Open Community on Audible
    The conversations around Open Community will continue all year on the SocialFishing blog. See recent blog posts related to Open Community. '( photo credit ). Love audiobooks? Open Community is now on Audible! We have FIVE DOWNLOAD CODES AVAILABLE  - all you need to do is drop us a comment below. Just answer any of these questions: How has the growth of online community changed  the way you work today? Is community management part of your job? In what way? How has community management changed other business processes at your org (e.g. Why or why not? Open Community. Overview.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2012
    [Blog] The End Of The Smartphone
    On December 3rd, 2012 Business Insider ran a blog post titled, Apple Is Quietly Working To Destroy The iPhone , that points to Apple's penchant for wearable technology mixed with some patent fillings from the summer that Apple calls a, "head-mounted display" or "HMD." What will be the timeframe for smartphone and tablet devices to decimate desktop and laptop computers? By all accounts, it is already happening. That piece of data still hold true as Apple currently has the fourth generation iPad in-market. The question is this: how long will this last? Sounds creepy?
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 2010
    [Blog] Happy to be a statistic
    You can also subscribe to the blog to ensure you receive the latest posts. That’s quite the blog post! Glad you’re still alive to blog about it -even with an arm that was run over!! blog comments powered by Disqus Stay connected Recent Posts Can influence be bought? Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Happy to be a statistic Written on August 30, 2010 by Espo in Life Usually when I think of statistics, I think of a faceless number that a company uses to prop up a product or service. Enjoy this post? Thanks for visiting!
  • SCOTT GOULD  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014
    [Blog] Grey
    The post Grey appeared first on Scott's Blog. 'Grey. Is ok. It’s where the learner plays. How the growing toddler says. When leaders make mistakes. And turn them into breaks. The base the designer makes. Without grey we’re fakes. Without grey we’re complaints. Pretending to be completes. In grey we trial and tweak. Beauty in tragedy will speak. Where an artist is forced to meet. With tension’s blessed leaks. writer’s made to think. An artist finds a link. Grey is a playwright’s ink. For life is not neat. Drama’s made from heat. But grey.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2014
    [Blog] A Social Media Etiquette Guide You Might Find Useful
    Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. 'This is a guest contribution from Jennifer Landry. What do you think of when you hear the word etiquette? For most people, the term conjures up images of a relative telling them to chew with their mouth closed, or to take their elbows off the table. So what does it mean when it’s applied to social media? In general terms, etiquette is a set of guidelines on how to behave properly around other people. The simplest way to avoid this problem is to read over your posts before pressing publish. Social Media Etiquette Guide You Might Find Useful.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2014
    [Blog] Free Assessment – Let’s Find Out How the World Sees You
    'Today is the six-year anniversary of the Convince & Convert blog. Since 2008, this blog and the community that surrounds it has grown from me and my Mom, to hundreds of thousands of marketers and businesspeople from all corners of the world. It’s been an amazing ride, and I thank every one of you for your support. But really, WHO ARE YOU? don’t know, and I’m not sure YOU know. Here’s a 100% free way ($37 value) to find out in a just a couple of minutes. can take the amazing How The World Sees You personality assessment for free. Go to: [link] 2.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 23, 2010
    [Blog] 6 Reviews of the Copywriting Scorecard for Bloggers
    “The eBook shifted my perspective on the purpose and value of each blog post. Sure you can have your call to actions at the end of the blog post – but does the content you’ve written support and encourage your visitor to take that action?&# “In addition to the checklist, the beginning of the ebook gives you 10 questions to ask about your blog as a whole , as well as 11 questions to ask before writing each post. Paul from Blogging Teacher Writes. It shows many blog copywriting secrets in a way that is easily understood. Ali Hale writes.
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014
    [Blog] Three collaborative initiatives to meet consumer expectations for a digital high street
    Marks and Spencer was one of the first supermarkets to experiment with incorporating tablets and WiFi into the in-store shopping experience and as we discussed recently on the blog, Tesco and Waitrose have been using iBeacons to engage with customers via their smartphones. 'Consumers have high expectations for digital technologies in store but these are not yet being met by retailers. However, only 10% of supermarket shoppers have seen tablet services used in-store. Yet a range of collaborative initiatives are being used to help shops and businesses bridge this gap. MyHigh.St.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012
    [Blog] Avoiding the Client-Consultant Ego Clash
    ” Not so long ago, one of them asked me a question that I thought would make for a good blog post: How do you avoid stepping on the toes of your client, so that they don’t think you’re trying to show them you’re smarter than they are? Some of you know I’m adjunct faculty at Johns Hopkins University. For those who don’t, I am (!), and this is my fourth year teaching a class on “not-for-profits in the digital age.” Ah, the client-consultant ego clash. I’ve encountered it, and I imagine you have as well. How do we get around this? as opposed to. >?”
  • SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGERY  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2008
    [Blog] Stop the Posturing About Government 2.0 and Do It Already
    We’re already seeing it with Intellipedia , with change.gov , with the TSA’s blog – within virtually every government organization, social media is at least being discussed.  Start a blog where you talk about it.  They didn’t see a policy prohibiting blogging and say, “oh well, I guess that ends that.&#   No, they pulled together briefings on why blogging was needed.  They told anyone who would listen about the power of blogging.  link] Adriel Hampton Enjoying your blog, Steve. « Bente Kalsnes’ blog [.]
  • SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGERY  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2009
    [Blog] What Does Government 2.0 Mean to Me?
    isn’t about the tools, but what those tools enable – it’s about more than just creating a blog and engaging in dialogue with the public, it’s about more than just creating a wiki that’s open to multiple government agencies, and it’s about more than just making data accessible to the public.  blog comments powered by Disqus « Previous Entries Next Entries » Popular Comments Featured Tags Identify the Right People to Manage Your Social Media Initiatives The Evolution of the Social Media Evangelist Twenty Theses for Government 2.0,
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2013
    [Blog] What Progress Have You Made on Pinterest? [Discussion]
    Her expert advice on creating Pinterest Personas should help you take your first steps toward setting a Pinterest strategy for your blog. Have you already established a Pinterest account for your blog? Is there anyone among our readers who uses Pinterest personally, but not for their blog? Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This week has given us a chance to look at Pinterest from a few different angles. If you’ve not had a chance to get into Pinterest, I hope that our Complete Guide to Pinterest got you inspired to set up an account and start pinning. If
  • SOCIALFISH  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2011
    [Blog] Two important SocialFish announcements…
    If you’d like to be involved in various conversations we’re planning around this topic, including informal focus groups, a session at ASAE’s Annual Meeting in St Louis and another proposed for the Technology Conference, a series of blog posts we’re writing on the Avectra blog , and other fun stuff, please contact us. Two important SocialFish announcements for ya: 1. Our brand-spanking new free SocialFish white paper on Social CRM for Associations is here! Download it today and let us know what you think. We want to hear your input on this important topic.
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
    [Blog] Do you think deeply enough about your customers?
    That these exchanges can only be made not through tweeting but connecting, not by blogging about yourself but by entertaining, educating or informing the reader, not by shouting but by listening and not by writing about who you are but by demonstrating who you are. 'The marketplace is wider. The marketplace is bigger. Two facts which are indisputable. However, sometimes in social marketing we can concentrate on the wider and bigger of the consumer market rather than understanding the depth of the market. Depth in social marketing is understanding.
  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2015
    [Blog] Social Leaders: Spreading the #SocBiz Fire on #SocBizChat #Leadership #HR #NewWayToWork
    You can also follow us at our blog for more news. 'Chat: IBM “The Shortlist” Twitter Chat. Topic: The Social Employee. Day/Time: Thursday, Feb. 12, 1 p.m. Moderator: IBM (@ IBMSocialBiz ). Panelists: Cheryl Burgess (@ CKBurgess ), Mark Burgess (@ MNBurgess ), Kevin Randall (@ KevinBrandall ). Hashtag: #socbizchat. It’s always fun turning the page on a new year. It gives us a chance to audit the past year, to take stock of what worked, what didn’t and what has run its course. After all, to anticipate what’s to come, we can’t lose sight of what’s already come to pass. Spreading the fire.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014
    [Blog] Cool Social Tools: Noosfeer
    million blog posts are written. 'This is a new series of posts from software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. Vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their sites. ————— Personalization is the next BIG idea. SITE:  noosfeer.com. CONTACT: David Gordillo, edgordil at gmail dot com. ————-. The Internet has soon become the biggest source of information with just about 3 billion active users. 900 thousands hours of video is uploaded.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2010
    [Blog] Hiring for Social Media: Talkers and Listeners
    had a whole wish list of people I intended to meet or at least introduce myself to–people whose blogs or tweets I read who I knew would be there. I’m still trying to process my experiences from  BlogWorld …between it being a blast, a ton of awesome information and people…oh, and Vegas…I’m still reeling, even a week later. The sessions were all about some aspect of social media, the exhibit hall was filled with vendors who have some link to social media, and all the people I met were doing cool stuff either in their professional or personal lives.
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2010
    [Blog] 6 Reasons NOT to do social media
    Blog powered by TypePad Member since 04/2006 Search Connect with me on Social Media Training Hire me Subscribe in a reader Recent Posts Show 303 - The New Social Learning Concept How Not to Become Boring. The Engaging Brand Home Podcast Online Social Media Training Speaking Contact & Bio Subscribe/RSS « Show 279 - Jack Trout on Marketing | Main | Show 280 - The Challenges of B2B Marketing » 6 Reasons NOT to do social media I work a lot with businesses who want to know more about social media and you can assess early whether it will work for them. Engaging Brand Podcast
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2010
    [Blog] Social media can be your brand trigger!
    Blog powered by TypePad Member since 04/2006 Search Connect with me on Social Media Training Hire me Subscribe in a reader Recent Posts Show 303 - The New Social Learning Concept How Not to Become Boring. The Engaging Brand Home Podcast Online Social Media Training Speaking Contact & Bio Subscribe/RSS « Show 301 - How Risky is Risk | Main | Show 302 - How Imitation Compliments Innovation » Social media can be your brand trigger! Social media is a wonderful way of expressing your brand personality. Consumers experience products and services. Tips When You Find Thinking Hard!
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
    [Blog] Google Glass And The Future Of Wearable Technology
    FM are posting these segments weekly to SoundCloud , so if you''re interested in hearing more of me blathering away, I will post the segment weekly here, on the blog for you to check out. 'Every morning at 7:10 am, I will be a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). It''s not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. The good folks at CHOM 97.7 morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. chom 977 fm. chom fm. ctrl alt delete.
  • KIKOLANI  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [Blog] Blinkist Makes Sure You Always Have Time To Read Non-Fiction
    Be sure to stop by and grab a copy of my free 8,000+ word guide to guest blogging and become a fan on Facebook. 'Does reading a non-fiction and learning a bunch from it sound good to you? What if you could read a non-fiction, wherever you are, in whatever time you have? And even better – what if you had a chance to cover a book’s key insights in 15 minutes? This doesn’t need to be a ‘what if’ situation for you, because a Berlin-based startup wants you to have all this and more. What is Blinkist? How to Use Blinkist. minutes per chapter. Conclusion. annually.
  • 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 ). With that in mind I read a post yesterday on How To: Allow Google to Crawl your AJAX Content in JaTin’s blog that perked my interest because Google had actually solved the problem for content developers but most people probably aren’t even aware of it.   escaped_fragment=seattle/hotels.
  • BILL HARTZER  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2013
    [Blog] Name.com Caught Hijacking Non-Existent Subdomains
    It seems as though Name.com is apparently proud that they make money this way , as they detail in their blog post. Name.com has been caught hijacking non-existent subdomains in an effort to send the traffic to domain parking pages–where they make money from the clicks. According to Jonathan, he had gotten frustrated with Godaddy’s practice of displaying their standard parking pages full with ads. So, Jonathan explains that he moved his domain names over to Name.com. But that’s where things get kind of sketchy. while still showing the domain name. This is nothing new.
  • BILL HARTZER  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2013
    [Blog] Social Media Job Opening: Social Media Manager in Dallas Texas
    – Experience with but not limited to blogging, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, and more. Here at Standing Dog , we have a job opening (an immediate need) for a social media manager. If you have lots of great experience managing social media accounts in the Travel, Real Estate, and Entertainment industries, then you might be interested in applying for this open position. Here is the official job description. You can get in touch with me for more information or apply through LinkedIn. Social Media Manager at Standing Dog. Requirements.
  • BILL HARTZER  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2009
    [Blog] Report: Two Thirds of Small Businesses Plan to Increase Email and Social Media Marketing Spend in 2010
    Report Ranks Reputation and Exposure of Brands Across News and Social Media Across the Internet, in news, blogs, tweets and other social. VerticalResponse recently did a survey to find out how small businesses planned on spending their marketing dollars in 2010. Over 800 small businesses were surveyed, each business having less than 500 employees. There were some vast differences between how money will be spent on email marketing and social media versus spending on banner advertising and search engine marketing (SEM). From the survey, 74.1% Only 3.8% On a side note, 79.6% Digg this!
  • JACOB MORGAN  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2009
    [Blog] What is Enterprise 2.0? The Basics
    Social Media Globetrotter Home Consulting Speaking Travel Blog About SOCIAL MEDIA GLOBETROTTER What is Enterprise 2.0? blog comments powered by Disqus Connect with me Subscribe to Social Media RSS RSS About Jacob Email Me Jacob Morgan is the Principal of Chess Media Group , a social business consultancy that works with medium and enterprise companies on developing Enterprise 2.0, If you enjoy traveling be sure to check out Jacobs travel blog. Some of you may have heard the term “Enterprise 2.0″ Think back to 1999 when websites were static HTML pages.  Adoption?
  • ARI HERZOG  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2010
    [Blog] Hello Facebook and Goodbye Rules
    Stacy understood where I came from and admitted she was not writing about folks like me, but about other people, as she elaborated in this response: They are not elected officials, they don’t have high-volume blogs like yours, they are not celebrities even in the most minor sense, and they have no real reason to have a fan page other than to make themselves feel better about themselves. If you search this blog for the word Facebook, you’ll see numerous results about the social networking site. Some people read this blog and want to befriend its writer. No more.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2013
    [Blog] Do Robots Make Better Marketers Than Humans?
    " Through blogs, podcasts, Twitter , Facebook, YouTube , Pinterest and whatever channel you care to think of, brands could connect with consumers and engage them in these conversations and meaningful relationships. On the other side, we have content marketing and native advertising, which is driven by content, sharing, the social channels and more to create a reaction that would be similar to a blog post or a YouTube video going viral. It turns out that human beings are making advertising more complicated than ever before. It isn't. Google is not alone. or even a human being.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2013
    [Blog] 11 Tips to Breaking Bloggers Block Through Solving Reader Problems
    Recently I was speaking with a blogger of a ‘ how to ‘ type blog who told me that he’d been struggling over the last few weeks with coming up with things to write about. It’s not rocket science but almost every time I sit down to write any blog post on my blogs I start off by identifying a problem that I or my readers have and then try to write a post that solves that problem. In my ‘ 31 Days to Build a Better Blog’ eBook  Day 16 is all about solving a readers problem and in it I share 7 ways to identify these problems.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2012
    [Blog] Are You a Woman Entrepreneur in Digital News?
    Personal blogs and documentary projects will not be considered. We don’t normally post press releases here, but this grant opportunity sounds amazing. Please share with your networks! *. For immediate release. January 31, 2012. For more information: Nadine Hoffman. 202) 496-1992. newmediagrants[at]iwmf.org. The International W omen’s Media Foundation Seeks Applications for the 2012 Women Entrepreneurs in the Digital News Frontier Grant Program. Applicants can be full-time, part-time or freelance women news media professionals based in the U.S. . Date-specific
  • SOCIALFISH  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2010
    [Blog] W00t! HUGE Congrats to NTEN, recipients of a $1.1m grant from Google
    According to the accompanying blog post (which includes reactions from some NTEN members), Executive Director Holly Ross says: From our point of view, this is not just an investment in NTEN, it’s an investment in our entire sector. If you haven’t heard yet, check out this amazing news from our friends at NTEN, the Nonprofit Technology Network:   NTEN Receives $1.1 With this support, we can provide new ways to help our community connect with each other and learn about the most important technology strategies, tools, and trends.
  • SOSHABLE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
    [Blog] Myspace Trying To Make A Comeback!
    Original article about the new Myspace posted on Wikimotive’s blog under the title Myspace Has a New Look! Facebook has become so entrenched as the social media leader, it’s difficult to imagine any new threats emerging…but what about old threats? What about long forgotten ancients, stirring from their slumber and rising from the sea to reclaim their throne? In the world of social media this may be happening right now. What about Myspace? Well, it turns out sexy isn’t the only thing Justin Timberlake is bringing back. This does two things exceptionally well. Will anyone care?
  • BILL HARTZER  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10, 2010
    [Blog] Search Engine Optimization: Is Social Sharing the Next Link Building?
    We’re sharing our favorite URLs of stories, news articles, blog posts, and funny pictures and videos with each other. I just finished reading an interesting TechCrunch article about how Google has upgrade Google Reader, making it more visual. What’s interesting to me, as a search engine optimization expert and online marketer, is not the fact that Google has upgrade Google Reader. It is, after all, pretty cool stuff. No wonder Google wants more bandwidth in the United States, right? Google wants to be in the sharing game as well. Oh really? I’ve seen it before.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
    [Blog] How Weird Al used Social Media to Skyrocket his New Album to Fame
    In fact, this is exactly what travel blogger Adam Costa did when he released 50 guest posts the same day in order to grow the popularity of a new blog. Just think about it: you contact several dozen blogs in your niche and tell them you want to write a guest post for them, but it needs to go up on this specific day (probably one a few months from now). You’ll probably inspire them to go along with it more if you have a good reason; Costa’s reason was to launch a new blog, but maybe yours is to raise awareness about a dangerous issue or promote a new product line.
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2010
    [Blog] afaqs! Story on What the Sunsilk Gang of Girls Redesign Means for.
    Gauravonomics Blog For Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists How To Organize and Energize Your Evangelists Blog Speaking Writing Bio Media Subscribe Slideshare Twitter LinkedIn Facebook IdeaSliver Labs Tumblr « Financial Chronicle Story on the Rising Role of Social Networks Like Facebook and LinkedIn in Recruiting The Difference Between Communities, Social Networks and Social Outposts » afaqs! Story on What the Sunsilk Gang of Girls Redesign Means for Branded Social Networks Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! afaqs!
  • DIVA MARKETING BLOG  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2011
    [Blog] The Winner of Diva Marketing MNS Sponsored Branding Tip Contest Is.
    Chelsea Aures  @chelseaaures. Congrats! Congrats! and toss of a pink boa to Chelsea. The Challenge : Provide a tip on how to use social media to support branding ~ Social Media Changes the Branding Game post. . Our guest judge was BL Ochman of Whats Next? BL's reason for her decision ~  Constant self-promoting is transparent. If you've been a useful and helpful part of the online community, people are much more likely to cut you a break when there is a problem. There has to be some level of communication involved in social media. Guess Dr4Ward  (Bill Ward) is doing some right in his class!
  • SOSHABLE  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2013
    [Blog] Facebook Marketing Goals: The Safe Approach
    You can post links to your blog, pictures from the office, industry news, congratulations to employees, customer testimonials, etc. Those who want to get a feel for your company will be able to find it in searches for your name on Google or Bing as well as by clicking on the link that you post on your website and blog. It’s an excellent approach if you have a matching blog with tips and best practices. Setting goals on Facebook is extremely important. If you don’t know where you want to go, you won’t be able to get there very easily. Goal: PR-Only.
  • BILL HARTZER  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 2010
    [Blog] Why Do Customers Tattoo Themselves with the Brands They Love?
    Report Ranks Reputation and Exposure of Brands Across News and Social Media Across the Internet, in news, blogs, tweets and other social. By BJ Bueno , guest author. Harley-Davidson , Nike , Playboy, Coca-Cola , VW , and Apple logos have been permanently etched into the skins of customers worldwide. Why do they do it? Why do these raving fans, or Brand Lovers, scorch their bodies with a company’s mark? And what can marketers and brand managers learn from them? Why do bikers brand Harley’s flaming eagle onto their arms? Tattoos were once considered counter-cultural in America. Digg this!
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2014
    [Blog] New Facebook Changes: Target your Audience Effectively
    Facebook has introduced very selective targeting options for you to really drill down and capture the right readership for your blog (or even specific posts or pages on your blog) every time you post. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. 'If you are one of the many people confused by Facebook and its ever-changing algorithms, you’ll be pleased to know they’ve recently made some favourable changes to their operating system. see it everywhere – bloggers desperately trying to reach their Facebook audience, and being thwarted at every turn. New Facebook Tools Changes.
  • IMAGINE YOUR REALITY  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2012
    [Blog] Is attention all its cracked up to be?
    And do you know why I include pictures in my blogs? I’m reading Seducing the Subconscious by Robert Heath. It’s an interesting book, which looks at the argument that attention is what makes advertising successful and suggests that low levels of attention are actually better for advertising as opposed to focused attention. From what I’ve read so far, as well as my own experiences, I’m inclined to agree with the author. I’ve never had much faith in advertising, mainly because so much of it is so inane and kooky that I wonder how anyone can take it seriously.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2012
    [Blog] 3 Common Facebook Ad Mistakes Everyone is Making
    Common Facebook Ad Mistakes Everyone is Making is a post from: Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting. Facebook ads are a very powerful tool. There are so many options for marketers, it is a bit like flying the space shuttle for many of us. We just don’t quite know what we are doing yet. For many Facebook marketers we are having to learn how to create good Facebook ads by creating a few bad Facebook ads first. But there are plenty of best practices and lessons to take note of to help improve that learning curve a bit. Targeting Non-Fans.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2010
    [Blog] #FollowFriday: Angelica Colantuoni
    She writes a great blog called The Chic Fit , which describes her quest to hit girls in the face, riding the lakefront with me, playing soccer, and teaching SPIN class (she even includes her play lists for you!). 17, 2010 #FollowFriday: The Bike Whisperer A Rose By Any Other Name…Might Not Be As Marketable Blog: Share Your Link Love Spinonomics Attire Not Appropriate for Public Speaking Arment Dietrich Is No Longer a PR Firm? The Ghost Blogging Debate The Age-Old Question: Can I Pick Your Brain? Blog Roll Book Rec. quick story about how Angelica and I met. Or else.
  • LAUREL PAPWORTH  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2012
    [Blog] Facebook Intensive Class – Computer Class, 1 Day
    Laurel’s blog laurelpapworth.com has been named by AdAge in the Power150 media blogs worldwide and she is in the top 10 bloggers for Australia. Looking for a very indepth Facebook class? Not just building “likes” and “shares” but also competitions, coupons, adding shopping baskets and tickets, analysing FBO (Facebook Optimisation and  so on? Course Agenda. COMPUTER COURSE: Facebook has one billion members – are you ready? Your thinking of setting up a Facebook Business Page or have already got one but want to do more. Session Details. Please pass on!
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2014
    [Blog] Does Your Content Pass the Resharing Test?
    But if you’ve written a great blog post, don’t just tweet out that link once or post it on Google+ one time. 'Tweetable Moments Visuals are the difference between being noticed and not being noticed. GuyKawasaki Tweet This. Cultivate Your Brand Cult. Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick , the marketing power duo behind Canva ‘s social, are releasing a book in early December, entitled The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users. Their goal? To share those social media tips that will be, for the most part, timeless. It’s that simple. It’s not enough.”
  • ARI HERZOG  |  FRIDAY, JULY 30, 2010
    [Blog] Find Your Critics and Befriend Them
    I’m fond of telling organizations who question whether they should allow negative comments on their blogs that their questioning is faulty. Invite them to the next press conference, connect with them on LinkedIn, and let them add comments on your blog. There is a stigma in our society that we only are friends with people who make us laugh and cry. We’d rather befriend people who have drinks with us, remember our birthdays, and know when something is wrong without our needing to say anything. But you know who you should also befriend? Your critics. No related posts.
  • TRADESMEN INSIGHTS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2013
    [Blog] Free SEO and Social Media Tools Manufacturers Should Know About
    What sets it apart, though, is the fact that it also has metrics for measuring the performance of your blog. When you provide your URL and e-mail address, the tool scans and analyzes all of your social media accounts and blogs. SEO and social media tools are important tools in evaluating your performance. Today we have a guest post by Emma-Julia Fox from Pitstop Media that outlines some of the free ones available. Enjoy. Manufacturers and business owners are always on the look out for smart SEO and social media tools that can help them increase their visibility as well as ROI.
  • BILL HARTZER  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014
    [Blog] Does Your Site Content and Social Content Accurately Reflect Your Business?
    'Many companies and brands (I guess I could call myself a brand) have websites that contain a blog, and just as important, a social media presence. Does the content that you’re writing about on your blog accurately reflect what you do for your customers? There are so many companies and brands out there that fail to realize that what they’re posting on their blog and on their social media pages and profiles (such as their Facebook Page ), doesn’t go along with their business. Does it accurately reflect the actual products or services that you provide?
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2012
    [Blog] The Social Habit – Is Our Facebook Addiction Ruinous
    You can also go to brand-new The Social Habit website ( [link] ) and provide your email address (no obligation, and of course no spam) and we’ll let you know when the research is available, when we have new blog posts analyzing social behavior, and when we have new, free goodies you can download. The Social Habit – Is Our Facebook Addiction Ruinous is a post from: Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting. Read on and you could win a copy of The Social Habit research. The mean number of daily Facebook checks is 4. Not many. Doable.
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