SOCIALNOMICS | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2012
[Blog] 10 Companies SOPA Could Destroy and Why
Tumblr – Many popular sites have a section related to sharing the content they house; among the buttons is a link to micro-blogging powerhouse Tumblr. One of 2011?s most hotly contested political issues, the Stop Online Piracy Act, has spilled over into 2012. Kate Croston of Internet Service penned a great post on SOPA and sent it our way. The The language and far-reaching implications of the bill have caused high-profile workers within the entertainment industry to publicly oppose it; even supporters admit that it could vastly change the internet as we know it.
BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY | THURSDAY, JULY 23, 2009
[Blog] Why you need to build your Social Capital?
So over the last few blog posts we have looked at ways in which websites will provide you with a very different web experience today and over the next 24 months. A web that brings your search results based on what your friends clicked on and a buying experience based on what others in your social network (like Facebook) have bought. A web where users can update their status, post photos, and play games with friends directly within web enabled appliances like Xbox Live! But this is just a look forward – what about a look backwards? And what does this mean for our future?
CONVERSTATIONS | FRIDAY, MAY 16, 2014
[Blog] A Cup of Coffee – is a Conversation Station
The store almost always has people in it. - A book store offers bottled water and has a table-top game area for people to commune. - A health food store has snacks and herbal teas at a table in the back of the store for sharing recipes, workouts, and healthy living ideas. - A pizza parlor uses Facebook to offer one-night-only specials and follows up good reviews with private “thank you” coupons. - An auto mechanic uses his blog to answer questions and has created a Q & A area so customers can help each other. They linger a bit while sharing conversation.
SOSHABLE | SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2012
[Blog] The Biggest Problem with Partnered Social Media: One-Size-Fits-All Doesn’t Work
Dealers and vendors who use Hootsuite or other tools to keep their Google+ updated have missed the point (this one topic could be a blog post of its own). Again, this is another blog post waiting to happen, but if there is nothing in the strategy that includes getting high-quality organic social interaction on your website, you don’t have a true social signals for search strategy in place. There is a rise in niche-level outsourced social media that is refreshing on one hand and discouraging on the other. It’s one of my biggest annoyances. Where’s the personality?
BILL HARTZER | SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011
[Blog] How to Promote Your Personal Brand on Google+ Plus
In order to avoid information overload, this blog post will focus on using pictures in your profile, and in your photo gallery. Marketing on Google+ can be a very rewarding, and cost effective venture for those with a limited marketing budget since Google+ is currently a very popular site amongst tech savvy people, such as myself. However, caution must be exercised so that your marketing efforts do not meet with a less than happy end. Here is how to market your personal brand on Google+ Plus. Here are some businesses that would do well with marketing on Google+: – Consultants.
FEVER BEE | THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2014
[Blog] Comment Frequency Policy
I like the simple wording of this commenting policy from the terrific Overcoming Bias blog : How many communities have a recommendation for commenting frequency? How many communities have one as simply explained as this? Branded Online Communities Managing Online Communities
JACOB MORGAN | THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2011
[Blog] Implementing Enterprise 2.0 for the Federal Government Part Two: Who Drives the Tools?
Senior managers can also get involved in the community, setting cultural norms by involving teams they are working with in their every-day collaboration practices in the platform as well as posting bulletins/blogs to create an open communication platform with not only their direct reports but other members of the organization. This is part one in a multi-part series on how the federal government is implementing Enterprise 2.0. This was done through extensive interviews with Booz Allen Hamilton who has led many of the efforts for various Government agencies. platform. Enterprise 2.0
STEPHEN P SMITH | MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 2011
[Blog] Mark Steyn on the US Debt, and Other Warnings
Peter Oborne at the Telegraph: In this grave crisis, the world’s leaders are terrifyingly out of their depth – Telegraph Blogs. Mad Debt – Mark Steyn – National Review Online. The fecklessness of Washington is an existential threat not only to the solvency of the republic but to the entire global order. If Ireland goes under, it’s lights out on Galway Bay. When America goes under, it drags the rest of the developed world down with it. When I go around the country saying stuff like this, a lot of folks agree. Forget about mid-century. military budget.
SOCIALNOMICS | MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2013
[Blog] Creative ways to drive website traffic
Blog comments. The easiest way to do this is comment on blogs they create. Blog commenting when done right improves the ability of other people to make site visits. More so, blog commenting in a niche or target market also gives you access to other users who may be interested in what you have to offer and hence visit your website. Sharing ideas, new perspectives and ways to do things with your blog will help you get the right attention and should be top on your list as far as generating relevant traffic to your website is concerned. Reward the visitors.
TWIST IMAGE | TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2012
[Blog] The Next Billion-Dollar Startup
Between us friends, just writing out sentences like that makes me feel like I'm typing a script for the next Austin Powers movie, instead of what I'm really trying to do: write a legitimate business blog post. business blog. The truth about Instagram. There wasn't a building high enough for me to jump off of when I first heard about Facebook acquiring Instagram for a billion dollars two weeks ago. know that sounds extreme, but I'm honest enough to admit that I could not see straight for a couple of days post-deal announcement. Again. Will it be for more money? Pinterest. facebook.
WAXING UNLYRICAL | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2010
[Blog] Let Your Freak Flag Fly
Post Categories Select Category Blogging for Grasshoppers Business Career Networking Communication Blogging Measurement MeasurePR Public Relations Social Media Twitter Writing Events Guest Posts Amrit Pal Bryce Keane Conway Wigg Erica Holt Herwin Icasiano Howie Goldfarb Mike Doman Narciso Tovar Shanan Sorochynski Steff Metal Interviews Marketing Media Personal Cooking Recipe of the Week Philanthropy PRSA 2009 Resources How To Weekly Roundup Speaking Training Women Grow Business Featured Guest Bloggers Extra, Extra! Oh, one other thing: my blog = my sandbox. And it paid off.
DANNY BROWN | FRIDAY, AUGUST 6, 2010
[Blog] Draw a Tree, Get Cool Stuff - Danny Brown
Home About Me Charities 12for12k Kiva Work With Me About This Blog Disclosure Comment Policy Headway Archives Contact Me Great Blogs Draw a Tree, Get Cool Stuff August 6, 2010 4 voices share yours! subscribe to danny subscribe by rss or network search this blog Lijit Search This Blog is Powered By Reader favourites Audi and the Super Bowl Social Media Shit Storm An Invite to Pimp Your Blog Are You Abusing Your Social Media Voice? Back to Business and Thank You Response to Barbara Talismans Misinformed 12for12k Post Is Twitter Killing Blog Comments?
JUSTIN LEVY | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2011
[Blog] Developing Routines and Finding Time
When I look at my blogs and see that I haven’t written in several months I let out a deep sigh. For example, I’m going to focus on writing for 15-30 minutes a few times per week. I’m not making a lofty goal of writing a new post every day for multiple blogs. Making anything a routine is hard. This becomes harder as the demands on our time increase. And with increased demands on our time come increased stress to accomplish it all and it becomes easy for things to fall off of our plates, even when we have the best intentions. When possible, make small changes.
CREATIVE RAMBLINGS | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2012
[Blog] Social media news: Twitter launches new profiles, Scoop.it adds post scheduling for everyone
adds post scheduling for everyone was written by Cendrine Marrouat for her social media blog, Creative Ramblings. If you like this post, you will probably enjoy her latest eBook, The Little Big eBook on Blogging: 40 Traffic Generation Tips , available on Amazon! Twitter unveiled its newly redesigned profiles on Tuesday. Now more visually focused, the profiles feature a large, Facebook-like cover photo (1,252 by 626 pixels) on top, which also contains the users’ bio and picture. Continue reading on Examiner.com Fans of content curation service, Scoop.it and BufferApp may [.]
MYRLAND MARKETING | TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2010
[Blog] WAIT BEFORE YOU MAKE THAT CALL
With resources such as blogs, twitter, facebook, etc. In my case, he wouldn’t have even needed to look very far to know that my “interest” in marketing, including Social Media, is very high. My tagline with my logo gives a hint: Strategic Social Media. You can see it up there at the top of this page. write about this not to make anyone look bad. I didn’t post the name of the individual, nor his company. That’s not important. My suggestion: Cover the basics before you make calls, write emails or schedule in-person meetings. What do you think? Share Share this on del.icio.us
JEFF ESPOSITO | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2011
[Blog] Can you pick NFL games better than Social Buzz can?
Each Thursday, I will post my picks to this blog and to my ESPN group. In exactly one week from today, the most exciting season on TV starts up. No I am not talking Real Housewives or Big Bootied Weddings, but the hard hits of the National Football League. Now as with any season, there will be folks making their weekly predictions based on everything from their gut to uniform colors and cold hard football facts. This season, I have decided to make my picks based on the social buzz surrounding the teams squaring off each week. If so, I invite you to join my ESPN group.
JEFF ESPOSITO | FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013
[Blog] Fear, Loathing and Shady Infographics
Shady infographic practices: bloggers, protect yourselves – if you blog and get pitched infographics, you might want to read this post from Lani Rosales. Happy Memorial Day weekend everyone. Hope your week was a short as mine… This weekend I’ve got a bunch of running around from test driving a car or two to BBQs and bottling some beer for a competition… It will also be interesting to see 100 beers bottled on my counter. I am also pretty sure I have a chest cold settling in after sitting at humid and damp Fenway Park last night… at least the seats ruled.
SOCIALNOMICS | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2015
[Blog] Go Social and Market More to Lobby for Customers
Start a blog – Smaller hotels should consider starting a travel blog or a blog featuring fun things to do in the area the hotel is located in. Blog articles can then be promoted on Pinterest and Twitter, shared with others and ultimately bring in more business to the hotel. Social media marketing isn’t just for online businesses or large corporations like Target and Walmart. It’s also used in the travel industry by airlines, car rental companies and hotels. Hampton created a video series featuring real, emotional stories from guests.
PROBLOGGER | SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2014
[Blog] Content Week: Come Join the ProBlogger Twitter Chat
Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This week is all about content, and we will be featuring a post a day for six days giving you insight into content-creating from many different angles. We’d love for this to be collaborative, so Darren will be hosting a Twitter chat this Wednesday 5th February from noon – 1pm Melbourne, Australia time (8pm US Eastern). Come armed with questions you’d like answers to, and to have a content conversation with like-minded people. Use the hashtag #PBchat and get involved! Content Week: Come Join the ProBlogger Twitter Chat. General
PROBLOGGER | SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2014
[Blog] 7 Powerful Tips for a Winning Twitter Sales Strategy
If you want to convert your Twitter account into a sales lead generator and a major source of referral traffic for your blog or website, you need to establish it as the knowledge hub for everything associated with your niche. You can do that by dividing your Tweets into categories like news updates, blog posts, occasional product updates, quotes, tips etc. Jawad Khan s a freelance writer and professional blogger with a keen interest in content marketing, blogging and wordpress. He blogs at WritingMyDestiny.com. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.
SOCIAL MARKETING FORUM | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2010
[Blog] Remaining Professional with Social Media
Especially since social media and blogging are instantly available and free; this presents an ideal option for companies to facilitate people, who could become future customers in a mere effortless fashion. At some point, I believe we will all be expected to be fluent in social media. From my perspective, this means that we will basically be unable to stay truly connected without it. This naturally leads one to question—if social media is beneficial to those involved with it, or if it will create more of a divide amongst individuals who don’t have access to the Internet on a daily basis.
THE WAY OF THE WEB | SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2010
[Blog] The best social games on any platform…
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
ARI HERZOG | SATURDAY, MAY 2, 2015
[Blog] I Ate a Pretzel Last Night
Please sign up to receive blog posts by email. That’s right. Paleo me ate a pretzel. Dipped in cheese. I ate some bread, too. They were delicious. I don’t eat bread products often. tend to avoid sugar and anything that breaks down into sugar. started the paleo lifestyle in July 2014 and I maintain it about 90% of the time. And those occasions when I eat bad foods? embrace those 10% meals, chew everything to savor what I’m tasting, and smile. Thanks for reading. Paleo
JACOB MORGAN | MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2010
[Blog] Is Unstructured Collaboration the Key to Business Agility?
Social Media Globetrotter Home Consulting Speaking Travel Blog About SOCIAL MEDIA GLOBETROTTER Is Unstructured Collaboration the Key to Business Agility? 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. Towards the end of last year Drew Gude, Director, U.S. Back to unstructured collaboration. No way.
LOUIS GRAY | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2010
[Blog] Follow NFL Football With Game Center on Android
Play by play and Other Highlights in Game Center Lest the current game be in timeout or halftime, you can tap over to read headlines and blogs from around the league, view press conference videos, or see high quality photographs from other games - including, yes, cheerleaders, if you're into that. Professional sports leagues are warming up quickly to mobile customers who can't be at the game or in front of their TV sets at home. The MLB At Bat application is a top program on iPhones, iPads and Android phones alike, and is so good, I swear I bought it three times - once for each platform.
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2012
[Blog] What I Learned From Liars and Journalists, and How it Made Me a Better Blogger
Trust Me, I’m Lying – Confessions of a Media Manipulator is the title of Ryan Holiday’s new book about the tactics cutting-edge bloggers use to drive hundreds of thousands of viewers to their blogs, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Ryan, author of controversial posts like The Top 5 Performing American Apparel Ads, And How They Get PR For Free (NSFW) , is the Director of Marketing at American Apparel, and is a self-proclaimed “media manipulator.” He has made a high-flying career serving irresistible blog content to places like the Huffington Post, Gawker, and Jezebel.
SOCIAL WAYNE | FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 2010
[Blog] 16 SXSW 2011 Panels to Vote For! The NC + friends edition
The Cost, Commitment, & Satisfaction of Starting a Blog. Many people believe the cost associated with blogging will keep them from creating something that people will be interested in reading. While cost is a factor depending on what type of blogging your going to create, you have a choice to create a totally free blog, or one that comes with immediate cost that you have to pay up front. We all have a voice and blogging is one way of expressing that on a global scale immediately. Uploaded with plasq ‘s Skitch ! 27 (Fun!) Your vote. Yes No. Organizer.
SOCIALNOMICS | THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2015
[Blog] Google Search Will Now Also Feature Content From iOS Apps
Google shared instructions on how to do this on a blog post it published this morning. Developers TechCrunch – For the last two years , Google has been showing Android users relevant content from apps they have installed on their phones and tablets. Now, it’s also bringing this feature to iOS users and apps. Last month, Google started showing results from Android apps that users didn’t have installed on their phones, something it will now also do for iOS users. Just like on Android, this new feature will bring a whole new app discovery mechanism to Google Search for iOS users.
BLUE FOCUS MARKETING | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2014
[Blog] [VIDEO] Fun at #IBMConnect w/ @Sandy_Carter (Shout-Out to @Tom_Peters) #IBM #SocBiz
Great, just have your blog set up to publish your emails into posts! A good way to measure the success of an event is how much you end up posting about it after it’s all over. Here we are, a month after the 2014 IBM Connect Conference , and I still have more exciting content to share with you. In this video, I had a chance to speak with Sandy Carter (@ Sandy_Carter ), whose contributions to our chapter on social executives in our Amazon best-selling book The Social Employee were absolutely invaluable. How do you make social work for you ? What excites you? So what excites you?
SOSHABLE | FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2012
[Blog] Top 7 SEO Tips for Small Businesses
You can include weekly blogs and community activities which can help you keep the audience engaged on your site. Starting a new business can pose different challenges for business owners, irrespective of the product or service they are marketing. Usually, internet marketing is the last thing that entrepreneurs consider for promoting their businesses. Also, it is very common to find poorly managed SEO (Search Engine Optimization) campaigns in small businesses. However business owners should also keep these things in mind for their SEO campaigns. Know your audience. The right keywords.
ARI HERZOG | SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2012
[Blog] Introducing Stephen Tiano: Monday Muse #2
Stephen Tiano, a freelance book designer, page compositor, and layout artist, wrote a guest blog post here in February 2009 about his blogging and tweeting and how both contributed to his economic success. blog to present my “take” on book design , what I do and how I approach such work, and hopefully to give those interested in publishing books reason to consider my services. How do you decide blog content to write? My decisions on what to blog about are guided to a great extent by what occurs to me in relation to the work. My influences vary. Muses
ARI HERZOG | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2014
[Blog] My Last Night of the Year
Please sign up to receive blog posts by email. I am staying home tonight. Alone. And, I’m OK with it. In years past I’ve done the Boston First Night scene, complete with gawking at ice sculptures, applauding the Times Square ball dropping, watching fireworks over the city, drinking champagne, and kissing a girl under mistletoe. At 39 and single, I rarely drink these days and the bar scene isn’t the same for me. I’d also rather stay warm than fight wind chills; and driving amid drunks isn’t the safest thing to do on the last night of the year.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2012
[Blog] 46 Travel Tools to Optimize Your Next Vacation
46 Travel Tools to Optimize Your Next Vacation is a post from: Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting. As we bathe in the memory of friends, family and BBQ over this week’s Memorial Day holiday, our minds are now tuned up and ready to hit our favorite travel season – summer. Let the games begin. Happiness Factor. Did you know taking a break from it all actually benefits your psychological health? In the study, the effect of vacation anticipation boosted happiness for eight weeks. So Many Apps, So Little Time. Visualize. Web, iPhone, Android).
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2013
[Blog] The No Fly Zone (Except Exodus)
During this time, I will blog on a reduced schedule. We are in the midst of that rare holiday season when Christmas and New Years both land on a Wednesday. People are enjoying vacations throughout the two weeks, forcing many non-retail businesses into a no fly zone. Little can be done until the new year begins and folks return to work. Like most entrepreneurs, my business will be coasting through these weeks with one exception. I’ll be giving Exodus away for free on the Kindle from December 24 through the 28th. Last year I gave away Twitter header images as a holiday giveaway.
SOCIAL WAYNE | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2011
[Blog] Day 25: People of color impacting the social web – Kalimah Priforce #28DaysofDiversity
For day 25 , I would like to introduce to some and present to others: Kalimah Priforce Twitter: @kapriforce Website/Blog: careersters.com Bio Kalimah Priforce discovered his calling to “transform children’s lives after his 18 year old younger brother was shot and killed right behind their old elementary school in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, New York. As we all know, February is Black History Month. Even though it’s black history month, the goal for 28 Days of Diversity is to feature not just African-Americans but other minorities in the web/tech space.
SOCIALNOMICS | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2012
[Blog] Hollywood Films and Social Media: The New Art of Promotion
Here is what Bay said on his blog in regards to some Internet rumors about a certain casting choice: “I squashed a rumor that was on the Internet last week. Just a few short days after Bay’s blog post, MTV.com reported that Mark Wahlberg, the Oscar-nominated actor, had been added to Bay’s cast of “Transformers 4,” stepping into the leading man position held by Shia LaBeouf in the first three movies. Gone Viral. Buzz worthy. Reply. It was about Mark Walhberg. Mark was rumored to be starting in Transformers 4. Hollywood Screenings & Twitter.
SOCIALNOMICS | FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014
[Blog] The Medium Is the Message: The Importance of Tracking Analytics across Devices
Publishing a blog and writing consistent copy got companies ranked sooner than later. A recent report by comScore shows mobile devices accounted for 55 percent of online usage in the U.S. as of January, 2014, with apps making up 47 percent of traffic. With mobile users officially tipping the scales in search, marketers can’t afford to ignore the analytics and keep focusing on traffic and conversions from PC usage. Here’s a look at growing trends in search, consumer behavior and what’s driving content marketing. Multi-platform tracking. How will customers find you?
DIGITAL DIVA | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2013
[Blog] Food Blogger Cookie Swap – yum!
spotted it on a blog and figured what could be better than baking some goodies for some other food bloggers (I love giving presents)…but even better, getting three lots of surprises back! This year, I joined in The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap! made some Low Fructose Christmas Flapjack (click the link for the recipe) which was really quite tasty, even if I do say so myself. I was a little worried that the bloggers getting my baked goods wouldn’t like flapjack, so I also made some ‘stained glass’ biscuits: Stained Glass Biscuits. sunflower oil, for greasing.
LOUIS GRAY | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2010
[Blog] my6sense for Android Adds Instapaper, Replies, DMs, More
To find out more, check out the company blog post: Stream on, until your stream comes true: Android App Version 1.3 or check out The Next Web's great review: My favoriter, my6sense for Android, gets some hefty upgrades. I would be remiss to not highlight the continued updates the my6sense team has made to the company's Android application, aimed to surface the best content for you from your news and social streams, based on your own interests. When my6sense first debuted, the application was focused on RSS, and many folks still believe that's what the app is all about.
SOCIALFISH | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2010
[Blog] Is Geolocation Really the Next Big Thing for Nonprofits?
I honestly am not trying to be self-serving by rehashing a post from my own blog, but I was shocked how much traction my post about Foursquare Fatigue got over the weekend and had some additional thoughts as a result of all the comments and tweets. wrote how my enthusiasm for Foursquare has definitely waned, and wondered if anyone else was thinking Foursquare may have jumped the shark. I’m the first to admit my blog usually doesn’t get a ton of traffic or tweets of posts. question, most of them lived in big cities where Foursquare is popular and very actively used.
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.
SOCIAL WAYNE | SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2012
[Blog] Day 11: People of color impacting the social web – Anthony Frasier – #29DaysofDiversity
Website/Blog: playd.it. As we all know, February is Black History Month. It’s a month where we honor those who have made an impact on American culture for equal rights, those who have invented, those who have a helped others and those who have inspired everyone to be the best they can be, not only as a person of color but as a human. For the past two years for Black History Month, I started an online series called 28 Days Diversity where I would feature someone new everyday during the month of February for just being awesome in their own right. Twitter: @AnthonyFrasier.
KIKOLANI | MONDAY, JULY 16, 2012
[Blog] 7 Critical Elements Of Effective & Complete Domain Management
Effective and complete domain management is a composition of processes with essential elements that if used together forms a system that determines the success of your business or blog online. Many start a blog without a “business plan” and soon find missing elements that are harder to implement at that point in time. Taking in consideration that every 7 seconds a new blog is started one can easily argue that surely there could be a cut of the pie in terms of hosting opportunities for that many companies. This is a guest post by Ruan Oosthuizen. In summary….
SOCIALNOMICS | THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2015
[Blog] Google Introduces Auto Insurance Shopping Site
Google announced on their blog today that they are launching Google Compare. Google Compare acts as a search engine for auto insurance quotes. The site will be starting in California and later expanding to more states. Conor Dougherty from The New York Times said, “Customers enter information like their name and driver’s license number, and the site provides quotes in a few minutes. If and when a customer buys, Google will collect a referral fee from insurers.” ” Check out the site here. Image from adwords.blogspot.com. Thumbnail from shutterstock.com.
WAXING UNLYRICAL | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2012
[Blog] Toon Time: Nice to Tweet You
Her background is in marketing and creative writing, and she riffs about writing right at her blog, Write Right (so write right, don’t make her use her red pen). Ed: seeing as how it’s “holiday week” here in the U.S., we decided to give the WUL team a bit of a break. So we’re re-running some older posts … not necessarily the ones that got huge numbers of comments, but the ones that are personal favorites of the team. Today’s pick (by J im Dougherty ) is one of Erin Feldman’s first cartoons from her “Waxing Off with Sarah and Sheldon” series (a WUL exclusive!).
WWW.MARKETLIKEACHICK.COM | SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2010
[Blog] Branding With Blogger Outreach
Home Contact About Advertise Professional Event Representation Services Be Featured Market Like A Chick Marketing From A Woman's Point of View Branding With Blogger Outreach by Coree on February 12th, 2010 A marketing or PR employee may ask, “why blogs?”, when I have an armory of tools like press releases, social media, and email, why do I need to add blogs to my arsenal? And, if they do add blogs, what cost factors are in involved and will it be worthwhile? Creating Marketing Cycles With Blogs Marketing plans generally go in cycles. Bloggers have readers.
FEVER BEE | MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2011
[Blog] Curate And Increase Your Community's Expertise
Seek out guest-posts on blogs for your top members to write. People join communities to learn. Your members are thirsty for knowledge - especially about your community's topic. Your community must provide that knowledge. You must raise the level of expertise your community has in that topic. This is cyclical. Expertise attracts expertise. skiing community that has the members who can offer the best skiing tips will attract more skiers - with better tips. You need to start the cycle. You You need to cultivate that expertise. Seek out other experts.
WEB METRICS GURU | TUESDAY, JULY 6, 2010
[Blog] Compete.com Traffic Dashboards for Behavioral Categories – Fashion Enthusiast
What about blogging services? Did you know that Compete.com ‘s Traffic Dashboard works not just on individual websites- but also on industrial and behavioral categories that Compete has predefined? I didn’t know that – and it makes Compete a much closer competitor to Comscore Media Metrix than I initially thought (because industry categorization and rankings are aspects that Comscore offers that often sets it apart). Figured I’d work with the Fashion Enthusiast behavioral category as some of my readers have asked about online metrics for the fashion industry.
WWW.MASTERNEWMEDIA.ORG | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
[Blog] Real-Time News Curation - Process, Key Tasks, Workflow
These may include specific news sites, blogs, RSS feeds, open persistent searches, Twitter channels, Facebook pages and more. Syndicate Distribute and syndicate your curated news channel (what I call a " newsradar ") on relevant online channels, including social networks, aggregated news channels, your blog / newsletter / site and other content distribution channels avialble. Print this article Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 4: Process, Key Tasks, Workflow What are the tasks involved in the real-time news curation process? What does exactly a news curator do?
SOCIAL WAYNE | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2012
[Blog] Day 3: People of color impacting the social web – Rob Fields – #29DaysofDiversity
Website/Blog: nbifestival.org. The Festival is a natural outgrowth of the work that he’s been doing on his black alt music and culture blog Boldaslove.us. As we all know, February is Black History Month. It’s a month where we honor those who have made an impact on American culture for equal rights, those who have invented, those who have a helped others and those who have inspired everyone to be the best they can be, not only as a person of color but as a human. Each post will include a picture, bio, two links from the selected person and this paragraph. Twitter: @robfields.
PROBLOGGER | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013
[Blog] ProBlogger Training Event: A Last Release of Early Bird Tickets Today
What : 20+ sessions of content on many aspects of building profitable blogs, networking events, a digital pass (audio recordings of the event) and much more. Topics that we’ve got in our soon to be released schedule include: Building Community and Deepen Reader Engagement on Your Blog. Blog Design and User Experience. How to Build an Editorial Strategy for your Blog. What Product to Sell from Your Blog. Using Video on Your Blog – Creating, Editing and Publishing. The Nuts and Bolts of Selling Products From Your Blog. About the Event.
DIGITAL DIVA | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013
[Blog] Harvey Nichols Chocolates – a perfect present
Finally, my love of blogging has paid off, I’ve been asked to taste chocolate… every sweet tooth’s dream ;-). When I received some Harvey Nichols Chocolates to review, I thought all my Christmases had come at once! What’s in the box of Harvey Nichols Chocolates? Is your mouth watering yet? I set about the very hard task of actually tasting the chocolates. They were awful. Ha… I’m obviously jesting, they were just gorgeous! I don’t often taste English Violets, so that was my first choice. It was a lovely subtle flavour.
FEVER BEE | TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2015
[Blog] How to Build a Successful Branded Community Without a Huge Audience, Big Budget, or An Exciting Product
The founder already has a good reputation and contacts through this blog/connections. If Welcome to the 3 rd of 3 frameworks for the month. You can read the sweet spot and the model for getting people to join and participate first. If you just want to see this week's model, click here. It’s time to end the big lie behind successful branded communities. Most success stories you read about didn't succeed because they organized fun activities for members (nor put members first in some unique way).
FEVER BEE | TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014
[Blog] Becoming The Most Hireable Community Manager In Your Field
Do they blog, tweet, or otherwise write about the topic? Our thinking on recruiting a community manager has evolved a lot. Early on, we made a few mistakes. Now we're much better. Our criteria usually works by judging the passion, contacts, attitude, knowledge, and experience of the participant. Passion: Passion is the ultimate determining factor of success or failure. We want to know Do they already participate in the community? What topic events/activities have they attended? What books about the topic have they read? Contacts.
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?
ENGAGING BRAND | THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2012
[Blog] My Auntie's 10 Steps to Social Media Measurement
Then decide on how social media can help - tweet a daily offer, blogging on ideas, interviews on podcast with offer of trial etc etc. There are two ways to measure illustrated by two of my relatives. one has to weigh every single item of ingredient.let's call her my dear Aunt Scales. one just seems to know how much ingredients goes into a recipe and can't write it down, just says a bit of that, a glug of that.lets call her my mad Auntie Scales. Both are delicious cooks but there again.both have years of experience. Measurement of social media is like that at the moment. Refine. Measure.
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2010
[Blog] Photographs, Digital Rights & Social Media Events
Newspapers have been ravaged, and in some cases forced to shutter their doors thanks to digital classifieds and top tier blogs. Image by Vithaya Photography. I had the pleasure of being one of the guest models at last week’s Geek to Chic fundraising event. The next morning event photographer Moshe Zusman tagged me on Facebook with a great watermarked photo from my spin down the catwalk. cropped it and used it as my profile pic. Within hours I was told I needed to use a watermarked version of the photo or pull it down. For me, it was acceptable to use the photo for a profile pic.
DREW'S MARKETING MINUTE | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012
[Blog] Write so they will hear you
How to write an outstanding blog post. Most people, when faced with the blank screen on their computer and a deadline for a new marketing piece looming, get a little uptight. It’s intimidating to capture everything you want a prospect to know and share it in a compelling way. Your product or service is superb and you have so much to say — how will you do it justice? Which is why most marketing copy is dreadful. Here are the most common mistakes: We do a brain dump, sharing everything we know. We cram way too many words into the piece because it’s all important. You might also like.
BILL HARTZER | MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014
[Blog] How to Post Articles on LinkedIn
Since there has been a lot of talk and controversy in the SEO community about guest blogging , and how guest blogging is either dead or not dead , a lot of people have been looking for other platforms where they can post their articles. If you’ve published an article on a news site or other authoritative site then that would be a lot better than just giving them a blog post that you’ve written. Well, now there is a great new platform (site) where you can post article: LinkedIn. link building Search Engine Optimization Social Media
SPIN SUCKS | WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2010
[Blog] Creating Your Own Facebook Community
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. didn’t want to share it on my personal Facebook page, as most of my friends and family couldn’t care less. I thought about Twitter, but I only check that once a day so the conversation would mostly stop after one or two tweets. So I went searching.
MICRO PERSUASION | WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2010
[Blog] Essay: How to Captivate and Hold Attention in the Age of the.
which is why many of us were shocked by your decision not to blog anymore - youve written such great stuff! So its difficult to determine if "lifestreaming" is going to catch on - or if it will just tire the mainstream out and have them scurry back to slower mediums - like say blogging. TweetDeck rocks for this. (2) Subscribe to blogs and follow people ONLY that (a.) Some negative comments on blogs these days are funny, or good observations, to be sure, even when theyre argumentative. Steve is using Posterous to post everything online. Shouldnt you? Pick one. Steve.
KIKOLANI | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2011
[Blog] Writing Around the Web – Keyword Research, Google+, and Google Analytics
Writing Around the Web is a monthly series highlighting guest posts I’ve written on blogging, business, SEO, social media, and other topics! Also, be sure to contact me via email or on Skype at kristi.hines if you need a writer for your website, blog, or business. Writing Around the Web – Twitter Tools, Measuring Blog Growth, and Affiliate Marketing Organization. How to Make Money Online Through Blogging and Writing. Analytics. Here are just a few examples of the areas from which you might be getting conflicting data and the reasons why. Business.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011
[Blog] Build Your Business Smarter, Faster, Cheaper
Tweet David Siteman Garland is the author of the new book Smarter, Faster, Cheaper and is proprietor of the RISE To The Top video blog. Blogging Success Summit – 23 Tips From Blogging Top Dogs. Five Affordable Ways to Market Your Business (Resource Nation Blog). The book is chock full of specific, useful advice for marketing and business ninjas, and is based on David’s interviews with modern marketing legends like Seth Godin and Tim Ferris. first few seconds got messed up, hang in there with it). He’s an enthusiastic, sharp guy.
PROBLOGGER | SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2015
[Blog] 7 Ways To Build Your Brand In The Blogosphere
Sites such as Tomoson , Brand Meets Blog , Nuffnang , and Blogger Connect attract high-quality bloggers who want to connect with businesses like yours. This can be as simple as retweeting their tweets and sharing their blog posts. To take this to the next level, ask trusted bloggers to write guest posts for your corporate blog, but remember not to try to control what they say. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This is a guest contribution from Jeff Foster. Blogger outreach is one of the most effective ways to build your brand. Use Introduction Sites. General
SOSHABLE | MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2013
[Blog] The Three Numbers to Watch on Facebook Posts
The post The Three Numbers to Watch on Facebook Posts appeared first on Soshable | Social Media Blog. Understanding success or failure of marketing on Facebook can be broken down to the basic element: the post. Judging the effectiveness of your posts is clear and easy with Facebook Insights. While the platform (finally) has a robust dashboard that allows users to dive deep into the effectiveness of their page, there are three numbers to monitor for each individual post that can help you know if you’re truly finding success. Post Clicks. Likes, Comments, and Shares. Did they engage?
DREW'S MARKETING MINUTE | SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 2012
[Blog] Happy Social Media Day
To all of you who have commented on this blog, subscribed, followed me on Twitter, met me at an event, attended Blogger Social or been an author in one or more of our Age of Conversation books — thank you. Today (June 30th) is Social Media Day — started by Mashable to celebrate “the one thing that unites us and keeps us in constant contact: social media. Whether Whether you’re an obsessed Instagram photographer, an endless Pinterest pinner or a ten-times-an-hour tweeter, Social Media Day is a time to recognize the digital revolution that has changed how we live.”
CONVINCE & CONVERT | WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 2012
[Blog] Abandonment Issues – What To Do with Content Archipelagos
If this is the case, reference it in blog posts, promote it with existing social media channels. Repost old blog entries with new insights or simply promote them once again via Twitter, Facebook and Google+. If you determine these elements conflict with your current business objectives or message, work to remove them from your website, blog, social networks and the search engine indices. Abandonment Issues – What To Do with Content Archipelagos is a post from: Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting. Archipelagos.
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.
SOCIALNOMICS | MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2014
[Blog] 3 Things You Most Likely Do Not Know About Social Media Marketing
According to Blog For Web , this is one of the most common SMM mistakes that small businesses make. Most people think that social media marketing is really easy. They think that they just have to post some messages on Twitter or Facebook and that they will be successful in the future. That is definitely not the case. While social media is quite cheap for marketers, this does not mean that it is free. At the same time, there are many things that are not known by most people out there. Here are 3 that are really important to comprehend. Marketing Gurus Spend A Lot Of Money. Socialnomics
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2013
[Blog] How Bing Is Improving Search
For the full list, see Bing’s blog. We haven’t heard from Bing in a while, every now and then we’ll get a glimpse into how they are improving search. With Google becoming more restrictive with link building practices and tightening the reigns on content quality, Bing has a golden opportunity to step forward and gain some share of the search market. I don’t know if any of these innovations will do that for them, but they have potential. Here are seven new innovations Bing has introduced that could make a difference in search in the coming years.
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013
[Blog] Stop Building Low Quality Links – Already
You thought blog comment spam would help you. Every day now I see articles popping up telling webmasters how to win Google’s heart again after being penalized for low-quality or spammy links. The latest was at Search Engine Journal. All of this is well and good, but if you’re going to listen to bad SEO advice, then you’ll have to suffer the consequences of said advice. You probably trusted the wrong agency with your link building. Now you’re trying to figure out why your website lost rankings and traffic. Here’s why: You paid for links.
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
[Blog] What Is True Link Building?
That could include press releases, social media, some types of guest blogging, certain link requests, and even some traditional types of link building exercises. Some people would say Google Panda and Google Penguin effectively killed link building. But did they? Or is it that they simply killed an inefficient and spammy type of link building? You can’t really exist on the Web without inbound links. How will the search engines ever find your website? How will you get indexed if you don’t have at least one inbound link? There’s no guarantee that a No. Not even you or me.
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | MONDAY, JULY 22, 2013
[Blog] Why Content Marketing Isn’t About Links
It can be on your blog or website or it can be a guest post somewhere. Content marketing is the new buzzword. Everyone is talking about it. But do you know what it means? For some people, content marketing is about creating online content, slapping it on a website somewhere, building links to it, and sharing it on social media. happen to think it’s a little more involved than that. This approach is sort of like looking for a spouse by going on as many dates as you can with as many people as you can and hoping that one of them proposes. You put it on the Web and push it out.
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012
[Blog] How SEO Has Changed In 20 Years
Then, along came blogging and social media, videos, mobile marketing, etc. In the early days of Web marketing, webmasters spent their SEO capital writing impressive meta descriptions and stuffing their web pages with keywords. Particularly important was the meta keyword tag. It was not unusual to visit a website, view source, and see hundreds of keywords stuffed into the meta tags that didn’t even appear on the page. Google showed up on the scene in 1998 and suddenly back links became the most important thing. Webmasters scrambled to get the best links from the best websites.
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2012
[Blog] How And Why Great Content Works
In other words, if you write a blog post and find out three days later that it has attracted thousands of unsolicited links, there’s your great content. Great content is everyone’s goal. That is, everyone who attempts to market their business, product, or service online. But why is great content so important? Can’t you do the same thing with mediocre content? That seems like a silly question, but there is a lot of mediocre content on the Internet. And a lot of bad content. After all, not all content can be great. It’s content that gets attention without effort.
ACIDLABS | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2010
[Blog] Three thoughts on social media for 2010
Blogging has been around for longer than social network sites, but many people don’t know much about blogging. I’m referring to the basics here – like not knowing how to track comment threads to a posting, or subscribing to a feed reader service to keep track of blogs of interest. Home Work How acidlabs works Meet Workshops Speaking Past speaking For conference and meeting planners Press Clients Tumble Subscribe acidlabs Conversation. Collaboration. Community. But to my mind, we’re still somewhat missing the point. And they may not want to.
CREATIVE RAMBLINGS | THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2012
[Blog] Scoop.it launches new visual dashboard
launches new visual dashboard was written by Cendrine Marrouat and originally published on her social media blog, Creative Ramblings. Content curation platform Scoop.it introduced introduced the updated version of its dashboard on Saturday. Now more visually focused, the dashboard is centered on a user’s personalized Interest Graph. The home page gives curators instant access to the most recent posts on the topics they follow. The content is displayed in a magazine-like format for easy discovery, sharing and interaction with other curators. Read more at Examiner.com. Scoop.it
WAXING UNLYRICAL | FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2011
[Blog] On ROI, Social Media, and Relationships
realize the irony of writing that last sentence on the blog of the maven of SM measurement. He is a husband, Iowa Hawkeyes and Chicago Cubs fan, and also blogs. [Ed: I'm on vacation. Here's the fifth of a week's worth of guest posts.]. just finished watching a video from LeWeb ’10 in Paris starring Gary Vaynerchuk in which he discusses the ROI of social media. I’d like you to watch the video and then we’ll discuss (warning; there’s some NSFW language in the video): Gary Vaynerchuk on Social Media ROI. Shonali is giving and kind, what can I say?
SOSHABLE | FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2009
[Blog] Using Twitter Lists for Finding Niche Tweeps to Follow
Read more about Twitter marketing on this social media blog. Blast. It seemed like a no-brainer to me, but I was talking to a friend who is, under normal circumstances, a much more prolific Twitter user and consultant than I am. He asked me for advice on helping his clients find relevant people to follow, what software we used for our clients, etc. mentioned lists as our primary method. The midday sun shone inside his brain as his smile crept up to each earlobe. Just for kicks, I asked another well-respected Twitter user for their method. She So, here we are. Follow those people.
JACOB MORGAN | TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012
[Blog] What is Fueling Enterprise Collaboration?
People have become much more comfortable living a public life. We post blogs, share pictures on Facebooks, connect with people and voice our ideas on Twitter, tell people where we are on Foursquare, and build professional relationships on Linkedin. The evolution of the consumer web is far outpacing the evolution in the enterprise and organizations are struggling to adapt. When I talk to organizations who are interested in collaboration I ask them, “Why now? Why didn’t you make the investment 6 months ago or last year?”
DEVELOP SOCIALLY | FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2011
[Blog] Meet Our Friend Ty Hallock
First I’d like to say thank you to Justin and Samantha for putting together this blog where we can come together as a community, exchange ideas and help build on each other. I’m Ty Hallock the owner and operator of TopFloorStudio. Develop Socially was built with the goal in mind of bringing together people who not only knew the theory of Emerging Media and Digital Media, but also were active in the process of making it happen, and making it better. Over the next few weeks Develop Socially is going to introduce you to our friends who are doing just that.
TWITIP | FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2010
[Blog] Why Quitting Twitter is Healthy For You
Reflecting on my Twitter sabbatical one week in, I wrote about finding value in other ways: engaging with friends and colleagues on Facebook and LinkedIn , enhancing my knowledge on assorted Ning-powered online communities, and actively commenting on other people’s blogs. wchingya Social/Blogging Tracker January 22, 2010 Sean Platt @seanplatt Right on, Ari! I don’t think I know of anyone who has played around with Twitter as much as you. assume you still subscribe to a few blogs that you appreciate so I think that is where the difference lies. should know.
ENGAGE | TUESDAY, JULY 29, 2014
[Blog] How to Find the Right Color Combinations for Your Magazine or Website
An added bonus is the COLOURlovers community that you can join to engage in forums, participate in groups and follow the COLOURlovers blog. 2. “The main function of color should be to serve expression.” Henri Matisse. Color is an important element in design. Everywhere we go, everything we see, everything we touch—we’re surrounded by various colors. It’s easy to fall back on your personal color preferences when creating your design, but the most important thing to remember is that your design needs to speak to your prospective audience. What colors will draw their eye? COLOURlovers.
JUGNOO | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2013
[Blog] Where to Get Big Data Revealed!
Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Tumblr, Blogs, Google+, Pinterest, Vimeo, and WordPress. originally appeared on Jugnoo Blog - Social Media is a Business: Social Media Presence Management under a Creative Commons license. appeared first on Jugnoo Blog. Kapow Software has created a great chart that shows where to find and access Big Data. It nicely categorizes the sources of big data and also shows how it can be accessed with an API or other means. Big Data Categories. Archives. Documents. These would be CSV files, HTML, text, XML, PPT, PDF, and Word. Media. Data Storage.
BILL HARTZER | SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2013
[Blog] How to Respond to a Link Removal Request
It seemed a little odd and counterintuitive, as: 1)My site, XXXXXXXXXXXX.net is a legit, high-quality XXXXX blog and has nothing to do with spam. 2)I did the posts because I thought MB&C’s infographics were great, not because of something nefarious. 3)I was following proper Source Attribution ethics, such as Maria Popova’s “The Curator’s Code” 4)All Link-Text/Names were checked vs. their URLs, and there are no discrepancies. -So: is this just MB&C carpetbombing because Google penalized them for shady SEO in the past, or is it something different?
THE WAY OF THE WEB | SUNDAY, APRIL 10, 2011
[Blog] Social network commerce and referrals: Rubbish in, rubbish out?
Stumbleupon, Reddit, and several others), and some have never appeared to my knowledge (I’ve yet to see someone appear on this blog via Foursquare for obvious reasons). Two recent studies into social networking referrals and Facebook ecommerce left me slightly perplexed until the obvious answer smacked me in the face. The first was a study by ForeSee Results , which showed that 1% of website referrals came direct from a social networking url, and that’s after a survey of 188 websites and over 295,000 responses from individual consumers. Rubbish in, rubbish out?
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2010
[Blog] Madison Avenue Strikes Back
Now when you look at Technorati’s Top 100 blogs, major media blogs, blog mastheads that have been acquired by media conglomerates, or properties under the flag of new media conglomerates like Gawker dominate the list. When an industry is operating in a hype bubble, it creates statements like this one : “Silicon Valley Will Be the Next Madison Avenue. While claiming that Facebook social ads are the coolest property out there, one forgets who buys the ads. Meanwhile, Madison Avenue is adapting and thriving. Tools don’t replace marketing or communications.
ARI HERZOG | THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012
[Blog] How to Synchronize Online Marketing with Offline Sales
If they don’t match up with your social media or blogging tactics, it can be chaos. The following is written by Erin Everhart. Remember when marketing and selling were easy? One message, one medium, one thing to worry about? Yeah, me neither. I’m young, having only been in web marketing and web development side of things for two years, so it’s foreign to me when people talk about the “good ol’ days.” In marketing speak, we call that a big hot mess. Hopefully, this can prevent some of that mess from happening. First: Create a Unified Message. Second: Deliver It Correctly. Wrong.
BRASS TACK THINKING | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2011
[Blog] Shades of Screwups: Not All Mistakes Are Created Equal
Someone’s really toxic attitude, a deliberately inflammatory blog post, a company’s complete disregard for their customers. There are many ways to mess something up. And though we do love to say that there is no “right” way – which may indeed be true sometimes – there are most definitely wrong ways to do things. The truth, however, is that there are degrees of transgression, too. There are shades of “wrong” Not everything is the illustrious #epicfail. We’re quick to call out disaster when we see it…but is it really? That happens.
JEFF ESPOSITO | MONDAY, MAY 20, 2013
[Blog] Are you shipping too early?
If you answered yes to any of these questions for your blog posts, emails, work letters, postcard, etc., Are you proud of everything you’ve written? Do you ever feel like you rushed just to finish the task at hand? Have you cut a corner here or there while writing? you have shipped too early. We live in a world where speed is of the essence. Unfortunately the downside of speed is that we often sacrifice quality for clearing the task at hand. We have all done this at one point or time, but that doesn’t make it right. Are you proud of what you wrote? At the end of the day we’re all busy.
JUSTIN LEVY | SUNDAY, JULY 11, 2010
[Blog] Reviews for Facebook Marketing
Levy (Book Review of the Week-ish) Valley PR Blog – Book Review: Facebook Marketing Deidre Breakenridge – Book Review: Facebook Marketing iMedia Connection – 6 Beach Books for Marketers Get Social PR – Facebook Marketing 9-Part Series If you’ve written up a review of Facebook Marketing , please let me know in the comments. I will keep this post updated with more reviews as I find them. You can view it my blog, MethodMap.blogspot.com or slideboom.com/212243/ Three, At your suggestion, enjoy the David McChandless’s TED Presentation. Thumbs up.
SOSHABLE | SUNDAY, JANUARY 3, 2010
[Blog] How Twitter and Facebook Saw 2009 in 1 Word or Less
Read more on this social media blog. Blast. On December 31, 2009, Andy Carvin from NPR asked people on Twitter and Facebook to sum up the year in one word. He then ran the results through Wordle to generate a word cloud. As you can see, some found hope in 2009 while others found it to be exhausting. Many considered 2009 to be bittersweet , challenging , or tumultuous. If you look a little closer at some of the less-popular words, you’ll find interesting descriptions such as suckage , bizarro , craptacular , and autotuned. Click the image to enlarge. * * *. Share it.
TWIST IMAGE | FRIDAY, AUGUST 1, 2014
[Blog] The 7 Deadly Sins Of Digital Marketing In 2014
For over a decade, I have blogged and created a weekly podcast. Have we solved the most basic of questions for our digital marketing efforts? would argue that the vast majority of brands engaged in digital marketing have left the fundamentals behind them. These brands and are, at mass scale, following/chasing the bright and shiny objects of the day. The problem is that if you don''t have the fundamentals down, there will be little chance of experiencing any form of success if all you''re pursuing is what''s popular now. Here are the 7 deadly sins of digital marketing in 2014. It''s not.
WWW.TECHNOTHEORY.COM | TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2009
[Blog] Technotheory.com - Getting Started with Social Media - A Guide and Resource List
Listen To What People Are Already Saying The biggest mistake of individuals who start blogs or businesses looking for customers/publicity online is diving right in. AllTop is a good starting place as it organizes popular blogs into topic areas. Technorati offers both a topics directory and keyword search (tick the “Blogs about” option) for finding blogs in a particular topic area. While it’s not perfect, Technorati provides an “Authority Rating” on each blog to clue you as to how popular and discussed the website is. Step 1. 10-15 sites is a good start.
ENGAGING BRAND | SATURDAY, JULY 9, 2011
[Blog] My Favourite Things.
I often get asked what is my favourite blog, favourite podcast, favourite Engaging Brand interview.and I believe the answer can only be. The next blog I read, the next podcast I listen to.the next book I read, the next guest which is on The Engaging Brand. Because for me.the best thing that I will do is still to come, the best thing I is what I am going to do or create tomorrow. Because if I have learned from the past then my future must be better! The fact that all I will do, will be even better than what I have done.is why I just love the future! Marketing
BLUE FOCUS MARKETING | TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2014
[Blog] Book Review: The Social Employee (@SocialEmployee) by @TomPick #socbiz #IBM #Cisco #Dell
” This post was originally published on Webbiquity.com blog. One of the most powerful impacts of social media is the way it has democratized brands. No longer is the brand, or corporate image, tightly controlled by a few senior executives, marketing communications specialists, and PR spokespersons. Every stakeholder in an enterpriseóevery customer, prospective customer, supplier, channel partner, employee, industry blogger, shareholderóhas a voice. Those voices collectively shape the brand. This reality can be scary as hell for brands, but it also creates new opportunities.
SOSHABLE | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2013
[Blog] You’re Nobody ‘Till Somebody Ranks You
Original post about SEO basics can be found on Wikimotive’s blog titled, “ You’re nobody (till somebody ranks you) “ by Andrew Martin. Here at Wikimotive, we love Business SEO. We work at it all day, poring over analytics data and tweaking this or that to stay in Google’s good graces. Honestly, it never gets old. Just between you and me, when we lay our heads down at night, we have beautiful dreams of Matt Cutts. Still though, we’re not going to argue that it’s the most exciting subject in the world.
GAURAVONOMICS | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2010
[Blog] Killer Startup Idea: CrowdQuest White Label Platform 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 « Are We Becoming Digital Nomads? The Opportunity at the Intersection of Social Entertainment, Social Gaming and Social Commerce » Killer Startup Idea: CrowdQuest White Label Platform for Crowdsourcing Q&A Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! Subscribe to my blog to never miss a post again. 2.
BLUE FOCUS MARKETING | SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2014
[Blog] [VIDEO] IBMer @AndrewGrill talks @SocialEmployee w/ @CKBurgess #SocBiz #IBMConnect #IBM
To get a sense of the scope and activity found every day at the conference, I recommend checking out this blog post by Andrew Grill (@ AndrewGrill ), Global Partner, Social Business at IBM. In an earlier post , I shared my thoughts on what a wonderful experience it was to be a part of the 2014 IBM Connect Conference in January. As I explained then, there is always electricity in the air whenever I’m in a room full of IBMers. Social Employee Chat With Andrew Grill. Cheryl Burgess speaks to Andrew Grill at IBM Connect from Andrew Grill on Vimeo. Mark Fidelman (@ MarkFidelman ).
ENGAGE | MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
[Blog] Avoid Trolls, Landmines, and Time-Sucks with The CMO's Guide to.
Is That Your Blog Talking to Itself in the Corner? ( 9 ) bodynsoil : When I first started blogging I would just write as if I were talking to whomever. Engage Content marketing resources and insights from content marketing professionals. Home 1. Strategy 2. Creation 3. Management 4. Distribution 5. Measurement Opinion How to Avoid Trolls, Landmines, and Time-Sucks in Social Media by Andrew Hanelly on March 14, 2011 T he social media landscape can be a Labyrinth for even the most seasoned marketing professionals. And if you don’t? The winners in each quadrant? Makes sense.