Page 203 of 265 Previous | Next 
  • 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.
  • LAUREL PAPWORTH  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28, 2012
    [Blog] Rockyou fined and social media implications
    My identity can’t be stolen – I only have to Facebook, Tweet, blog or point to a YouTube video or Flickr photo to show who I am. Online social gaming company, Rockyou with 32 million gamers, and $129,000,000 of funding, got fined $250,000 for revealing the usernames and passwords of their online community members, and putting at risk their webmail (Gmail, Yahoo etc) accounts. Oh and they fibbed about their security, compromised by a hack that’s been around ten years. That would be us. The only things produced in social media sites are members (members produce the rest).
  • BLOG.SHAREDVUE.COM  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2010
    [Blog] Content Syndication vs. Content Distribution
    Below is a quick synopsis of the difference between the two and the ways they are best used for channel vendors to push content for and to their partners. Syndication Web content syndication is an automated flow of content from one source to infinite locations that allows the initial content creator complete control all versions. It allows a vendor to create a centralized hub or content repository where they can arrange marketing content about products, solutions and other promotions. The content is able to be automatically updated on partner websites without any action from the partner.
  • SOSHABLE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2011
    [Blog] Twitter: The New Résumé
    Bundy’s micro-blog expertise recently presented the graduate student with new and exciting way to share news. Former Student Government President at the College of Charleston Ross Kressel faced criticism from several blogs and news organizations after his inappropriate tweets surfaced from the account @CofCPolitico. A graduate student at the College of Charleston with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations from the University of South Carolina was denied a social media internship with Rawle Murdy, a marketing communications firm in downtown Charleston. You do.”.
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2010
    [Blog] Real Valley Stories: My First Interview for My First Job
    Editor's Note: Very often, I think much of the personal history that used to consume much of blogging is being lost with less personal updates on companies and trends. am hoping to launch and sustain a regular series called "Real Valley Stories" that discusses my own experiences with work, social and business. This is the first. Your feedback is absolutely appreciated. At the time, I didn't know what direction my career would take - though I had some good ideas. It being 1998, with the dotcom boom accelerating, that's what gained traction. His ominous answer, "Are you walking or driving?"
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 27, 2011
    [Blog] What Your Business Needs to Know About Social Graphs
    This is accomplished through the Facebook API, which is a digital handshake that connects your Facebook identity, connections and content with Facebook pages and outside websites and blogs. Are you familiar with the term  social graph ? Can Can you easily describe what one is, and better yet, why they’re significant to the marketing of your business on the social web? Here's how - from my article that was earlier published at  Social Media Examine r, where I am a frequent guest blogger. This will significantly help you  be fully prepared when new web technologies are launched.
  • KIKOLANI  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013
    [Blog] How to Price Your Services and Earn What You’re Worth
    If you choose not to pay but love the book, consider sharing it with other freelancers, consultants, and people who struggle with pricing in their business by writing a review on your blog or sharing it on Twitter, Facebook, etc. 'Disclaimer: This is a sponsored review for a book that I really enjoyed reading and got some great ideas from. I’m publishing this review because I know you will get value from it as well! One of the things many freelancers and small businesses struggle with, myself included, is pricing. How do you determine how much to charge for your services? Busines
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2011
    [Blog] The Paradox Of Leadership
    In that last Blog post, Craig Peters ends his thoughts with, "My advice: Calm down. When you're right, you're a hero. When you take a misstep, you're a goat. There's an often discussed paradox of leadership that attempts to quantify which trait is more important for business: being the first or being the best? It's also easy to be an armchair quarterback. Chris Brogan just launched his latest business book, Google+ For Business - How Google's Social Network Changes Everything. Let the slightly significant something be absorbed by both the marketplace and the marketplace of ideas.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, JULY 8, 2010
    [Blog] 3 Reasons Email is the Coolest Vampire Today
    Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 3 Reasons Email is the Coolest Vampire Today July 8th, 2010 |Written By: Jeff Rohrs | View Comments Tweet Guest post by Jeff Rohrs , who heads up the Marketing Research & Education Team at ExactTarget. never thought i'd read blog comparing vampires & emails, but it happened.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2010
    [Blog] Latest from the Open Community Virtual Book Tour
    11/22/10 –  CareNetworks Blog | Brian Geyser – Brian’s great blog deals with online community building for the long term care industry. 11/10/10 — PCMA Convene Blog –  What Open Community Means for Meetings. 11/10/10 — NetWits Think Tank | Blackbaud Blog –  Open Community and Nonprofit Techies. 11/12/10 — Frogloop | Care2 Blog -  Big Ideas for Associations Navigating the Social Web. Don’t have the book yet? Buy it now. We want to hear your thoughts on it! Get this badge. Shoot! Thanks for reading!
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2010
    [Blog] Why Influence Mining is the Next Gold Rush | social crm | Social.
    Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Why Influence Mining is the Next Gold Rush August 10th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Inherently, we understand influence. Knowing whether to respond to or ignore negative comments on a blog? McCann , Viral Heat Did you enjoy this blog post? Marketing?
  • BILL HARTZER  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2009
    [Blog] comScore Says Google Leads Internet in Brazil and India
    It also commanded slightly less than half of all time spent in the blogs category with Blogger (47.6 Blogs Blogger 1 43.7% -- - - Multimedia YouTube 1 91.6% - - - Email Gmail 2 9.7% -- --. India -- Search* Google Sites 1 88.4% - Social Networking Orkut 1 68.2% -- -- - Maps Google Maps 1 63.9% - -- - Photos Picasa Network 1 16.2% -- - Blogs Blogger 1 47.6% -- - - Multimedia YouTube 1 82.8% - - - Email Gmail 2 46.8% -- -- -. comScore, Inc. NASDAQ: SCOR) has recently released a study that focused on Google’s dominance in two emerging Internet markets: Brazil and India.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2014
    [Blog] Finding Order in Chaos: Month 5
    Please sign up to receive blog posts by email. Related Stories Finding Order in Chaos: Month 2 Finding Order in Social Networking Chaos No More: Daily Blogging. 'April taught me to follow everyone on Twitter. No, that’s not fair. Jessica, Jonah, and their friends taught that lesson. Nevertheless, I am following more people and things (companies, landmarks, etc.) on Twitter today in May than I did in the past year. small percentage of those I follow are manually added to a list. have many private lists but here’s a public list of social builders , for instance.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2014
    [Blog] A New Look at the Marketing Mix: Paid, Owned, Granted, Leased, Earned
    Owned media activities include store signage, product packaging, website and blog content, and press releases. More substantial content is better hosted on your owned media website or blog, and integrated into an email marketing program, making use of the unparalleled reach and stability of this granted media activity. 'Image via CreativeMarket.com. The paid-owned-earned (POE) media model hasn’t kept up with the times. We need new language and a new framework to describe marketers’ various channel activities to bring greater clarity to the marketing mix. Who controls the platform.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2013
    [Blog] Blogger to Watch: Torre de Roche talks about her journey to big publishing deal
    was impressed with her self-published memoir and her creative approach to blogging. recommend you check out the blog posts I’ve linked to; her story is really compelling. Before I sold the book to publishers, I learned through my research that agents and publishers look for authors with platforms, like popular blogs. So I began brainstorming blog ideas that would: (a) Fit with the theme of the book, (b) Inspire, or offer the reader take-home value, and, (c) Align with my voice and my self-deprecating sense of humour. Read:  The Trouble With Blogging.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2010
    [Blog] Social Organizations Make Mistakes
    From blog posts that go a little too far to public flops like Google Wave, it just doesn’t feel like a big deal when mistakes are made in the social media realm. But what happens when your association tries that first little step into social media by letting your members actually write a blog? Back in February I talked about the role of learning in social organizations , which is critical. Learning has always been the heart of social media for me. argument. learn so much, with such a small amount of time and effort–how could I resist? The Social Organization learning
  • SOSHABLE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2011
    [Blog] Reddit vs Digg: A Case Study
    Websites, even tech blogs, have stopped paying attention to them. We’ve been planning on this story for a while but it’s been challenging finding a piece of content that fit the criteria. It needed to be very close to being equally popular on both Digg and Reddit, plus we needed the site owner to be willing to share their analytics data with us. Thanks to our friends at Techi , we found a case study story. Let’s take a look: The Numbers. As you can see, they had the same title and both were submitted to the Politics section. The Circumstances. The Results. Will they?
  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2015
    [Blog] Invitation: IBM #SocialBizChat to Host @SocialEmployee w/ @kevinbrandall, @ckburgess, @mnburgess #socbiz #HR
    The book will be featured throughout the month of February, and we’ve got a lot of fun things in store—from LinkedIn discussions to featured blog posts and more. 'Day/Time: Thursday, Feb. 12, 1 p.m. Our little social business book that could, The Social Employee , keeps rolling right along. We are proud to announce that IBM (@ IBM ) has selected The Social Employee (@ SocialEmployee ) for “ The Shortlist ,” the company’s monthly book club. It’s a month-long celebration, and we want you to be a part of it. Topic: The Social Employee. Day/Time: Thursday, Feb. 12, 1 p.m.
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2010
    [Blog] A Chaos Theory for Change
    SuzanneVara blog comments powered by Disqus Search Brass Tacks About the Authors Amber Naslund Amber Naslund (@ambercadabra on Twitter) is a communications and business strategist and the Director of Community for Radian6. Brass Tack Thinking Make Things Happen Home About Amber Naslund Tamsen McMahon Contact Speaking Amber Naslund Tamsen McMahon Brass Tack Reading Archives A Chaos Theory for Change September 17, 2010 | by Tamsen McMahon View Comments Sometimes, when you want to make a change, you don’t know where to start. Not knowing can mean never starting—and no change.
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 2014
    [Blog] How I Balance Personal and Professional Online Today
    Blogging. maintain a few different blogs, which I know isn’t feasible for most people. But since my departure in July, I’ve revived the blog here to focus on my professional perspectives on life online, digital communication, and online marketing. This is the blog you’ll see me share most often in my social streams as I believe it’s the one that’s most in line with what the majority of my community wants to read and see. Wherever I am professionally, I always contribute to blogs there. Earlier if you count much more nerdy things.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2011
    [Blog] Being Thankful
    am thankful for all of you, because you make WUL fun and challenging at the same time, and you help to keep the blogging team and me going. As I write this, it is just past 6 a.m. My world is quiet at the moment; the rest of the household is asleep and when I walked out onto my deck a few minutes ago (the sky is beautifully clear!), even the roar of traffic seems to have been temporarily lulled. It is also less than three days until I go on vacation. can’t wait! Here in the U.S. I, however, am going to escape all that. can’t wait! However, I am still thankful. . So thank you.
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011
    [Blog] Path.To Debuts for Meaningful Career Endorsements
    hopes that its endorsement structure and leaderboards will surface the best and most qualified people at every skill, from product management to blogging. Like Zerply, Path.to starts with the new user pulling in their data from an previously-created profile elsewhere on the Web, and then prompts you to fill out the missing gaps in your profile to better tell the story in the way that you want it to be told, with as much information or as little as you like. Rather than simply listing the places you've worked and the titles you've held at various points in your career, Path.to My Path.To
  • STEPHEN P SMITH  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 1, 2012
    [Blog] What Clients Say About Us
    The first is a review of the Weekly Letters from Todd Jordan: I’ve been receiving the newsletter a few months now and each is more than just a blog post in email. A couple of nice reviews came in over the weekend and I wanted to share them with you. Stephen starts with real world touch points; context is everything here. In one instance he tells us how clients new to social media use with old school marketing approach then walks us and them to a more accurate model. Sound bites. It’s easy to toss out a few sound bites in an email. Creating a newsletter needs more than that. Good value.
  • ADAM SHERK  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 2010
    [Blog] Video Interview: Rupert Murdoch He Don't Like Search So Much
    Related posts: Newsweek’s Tim Geithner Interview Live on Facebook: Don’t Forget to Link to the Video Afterwards Borrowing Content Was Happening Long Before Blogging Do Google’s Expanded Domain Results Apply to News and Video Listings? Shining a Spotlight on Video News Webmaster Tools: Updates to Search queries, Parameter handling and Messages Twitter data lets NPR glimpse a future of app-loving news junkies Shared Items Disclaimer The opinions expressed on this blog are Adam Sherks own and do not necessarily reflect the views of his company or its clients.
  • CREATIVE RAMBLINGS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2011
    [Blog] How to attract more visitors to your website
    How do you measure the success of a blog or a Website? By the number of visitors it receives. Traffic is essential to the survival of a site. So, what are easy and efficient ways to get it? Provide Quality Content “Quality over quantity” is a motto that should be in every Website owner’s mind. To read more, please click on the title of the article. Social Media advice increase traffic traffic advice traffic tips website
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 8, 2014
    [Blog] Theme Week Roundup: Which Tip Will You Put into Practise?
    There are plenty of things you can do to keep your post current on social media, ensuring it is optimised for SEO, how to repurpose it for different channels, how to keep readers on your blog once your post is published, and how to extend your ideas for the future. Publish Your Blog Post Without SEO, and 1000s of Readers Will Be Forever Lost: Rand Fishkin reminded us all that content can stay current after its inital social media push by optimizing it for search. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. Which tip resonated with you? We’d love to hear your thoughts!
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2015
    [Blog] How to Survey Your Audience
    To accomplish this, you can look at analytics, such as subscriber numbers on email newsletters, click-through rates, site visits, Facebook likes, and the amount of comments you receive on a blog post. 'Image via BigStockPhoto.com Marketing is no longer about talking at the customers. It’s about talking with them, and figuring out which content they’re most interested in seeing. One way to find out your customers’ opinions is by sending out a survey. The following are some tips to keep in mind, as well as some websites that will help you effectively survey your audience.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2014
    [Blog] 5 Things to Think about Before Launching a Website
    Whether you are going to start a blog or a static site, one thing is certain – in order to succeed you have to provide it with first-rate content. 'In e-business, just like in many other spheres, the success of an enterprise is determined at the stage of planning: no matter how hard you work later on, if you’ve made some blunders in the very beginning all your efforts may go down the drain. Here are 5 things you should take into consideration before you launch your website. They don’t guarantee good results, but make them much more likely. 1.      Domain name. 2.      Hosting.
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2010
    [Blog] I Still Believe
    The blog’s tagline here is no accident). Some of them still believe but change their blog focus. Some of them all but quit blogging. For instance, if it wasn't from Twitter, I would have never come across your amazing blog. My blog got me a job way back in 2005, and my best friend met her husband through my comments section. blog comments powered by Disqus Search Brass Tacks About the Authors Amber Naslund Amber Naslund (@ambercadabra on Twitter) is a communications and business strategist and the Director of Community for Radian6. Do you?
  • SOSHABLE  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2013
    [Blog] Reddit for Writing
    Original post about Reddit Writing can be found on Wikimotive’s blog titled, “ Writing Reddit.” 'In a world where content is next to cleanliness (and cleanliness is in fairly close proximity to godliness) it’s fallen on a lot of digital marketers to start writing. For some of us, this hasn’t been much of a chore. We delight in putting our thoughts down on the page and sending them out for (a very, very small portion of) the world to read. Other marketers aren’t such big fans. How do you find inspiration? So where do I go? Have you heard of Reddit?
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2010
    [Blog] 6 Required Competencies for Social Organizations | Conferences and.
    Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 6 Required Competencies for Social Organizations February 24th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Now, marketing is the center of American business. From following your blog and others, as well as our own experimentation, we have heard a lot of these ideas before.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2014
    [Blog] 12 Happy Holiday Pics for Your Use
    will resume blogging on January 5. 'It’s that magical time of year when all of us get to spend time with our family and friends. Personally, I hope to rest quite a bit and have fun with some personal projects during the holidays. You may be like me and have forgotten or did not have time to send holiday cards. Never fear. I’ve been taking lots of holiday photos for the 365 Full Frame Project. You can take one of these photos, download it, and then use the image in Canva (a free image creation app) to send a personalized card to your friends. lights here. Download Yoda here.
  • IT'S JOSIP NOT JOSEPH  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 2010
    [Blog] How We Must Mobile Market To Millennials [PODCAST]
    Home It’s Josip Archives Let’s Talk The Word on the Web How We Must Mobile Market To Millennials [PODCAST] Written on August 12, 2010 by Josip Petrusa 0 Comments Tweet Share 1 save If the title of today’s article seems similar that’s because it is. Last week I wrote an article by the of title, “ Why and How You Should Be Mobile Marketing to Millennials.&#  And since that point last week, I’ve been receiving  some pretty good buzz and feedback. The resulting impact was, well, cool. Of course I was flattered. And of course I did it. She Unported License.
  • ADAM COHEN  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013
    [Blog] Professional Services at the Digital Crossroads
    I’m excited to be writing again and getting this blog back in gear, hearing from you about what excites you most in the world of digital. 'I’ve been watching lots of professional services firms evolve to take on the world of digital. PR agencies are embracing the evolution of communication to online, unstructured and real-time content. Marketers are embracing the troves of data available and looking at how to craft effective campaigns, content and platforms to reach audiences in new ways. Even the big consulting firms are finding their way into the digital strategy arena.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013
    [Blog] The Biggest, Yet Never Mentioned, Benefit of Content Marketing
    If you would like a piece of his mind, visit  Feldman Creative  and his blog,  The Point. 'We can pretend we’ve all accepted the commonly understood benefits of content marketing. But we’d be pretenders. Let’s deal with the digits.  Content marketing can help you make money. Planned and executed by marketing professionals, your content marketing efforts will  drive traffic to your site and increase leads. It’s capable of playing a role in helping you better qualify leads, too. But rather than talking about making money, I want to focus today on making  more  money.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014
    [Blog] Launching the 365 Full Frame Project #365FF
    Today the project offically launches as a photo blog. Generally, these photos will be posted on the 365 blog, Pinterest , Google+ , Twitter and a cropped version on Instagram. You can see the site has a minimalist blog design. 'A couple of weeks ago I asked folks to consider the 365 Full Frame project. The project began publishing on Friday to help populate the site for today’s launch. The featured image for this post is today’s photo, a shot of McWay Falls in Big Sur. Facebook friends will only see some, but not all posts. More on #365FF.
  • JACOB MORGAN  |  MONDAY, JUNE 14, 2010
    [Blog] Introducing the New Chess Media Group!
    Social Media Globetrotter Home Consulting Speaking Travel Blog About SOCIAL MEDIA GLOBETROTTER Introducing the New Chess Media Group! If you recall, our previous site looked pretty much like a blogblog 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. So what does this site new mean?  Making E2.0
  • TRADESMEN INSIGHTS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2014
    [Blog] From MAGNET: MAGNET Workforce & Talent Development Team Helps Returning Veterans Find Manufacturing Jobs
    'Each month we’ll be featuring a blog post from our friends at MAGNET (Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network). This post originally appeared on MAGNET’s  Manufacturing Success blog and is reposted with permission. MAGNET’s mission i s to support, educate and champion manufacturing in Ohio with the goal of transforming the region’s economy into a powerful, global player. You can visit MAGNET online at manufacturingsuccess.org. MAGNET Workforce & Talent Development Team Helps Returning Veterans Find Manufacturing Jobs.
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2010
    [Blog] Digital business needs to be effective more than efficient
    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? But it’s damn effective.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2011
    [Blog] The 8 Most Greatest Tips to Write Unstoppably Killer Headlines Guide Ever
    Nearly a year and a half into making small strides in one of the smallest niches on the Internet—the MILblog (military blog) community—our traffic started going up. We fight each other to write gripping, sticky headlines, clawing over one another with more outlandish declarations of greatness like, “The 10 Tips To Guarantee Blogging Success” or “How to Make A Billion Dollars Blogging, Today!” So when we started blogging, we wanted to avoid misleading headlines, writing only straight-forward, descriptive titles. Post from: ProBlogger Blog Tips. Double what!?
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2011
    [Blog] foursquare startup check-ins
    felt it would come off a little arrogant but I’ll post it in this blog post now. As for ideas if I was at the foursquare global hackathon I have a few, one I won’t share because I still may build it, the other would be to finish Hound App that I started working on during the summer and another would be a few better ways to embed a previous single foursquare check-ins into a website/blog and ways to check into a website to foursquare that mashes up with google analytics or another real time analytics platform. Oh yeah, I have the check-ins to prove it too.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2011
    [Blog] Day 26: People of color impacting the social web – Pam Perry #28DaysofDiversity
    For day 26 , I would like to introduce to some and present to others: Pam Perry Twitter: @pamperry Website/Blog: pamperrypr.com Bio Pam Perry is a PR Coach and Social Media Strategist delivering online branding and marketing solutions for best-selling authors, nonprofits and entrepreneurs. Pam Perry is also a local Detroit Emmy-award winning TV producer, a columnist with Gospel Today magazine and blogs for MyBlogalious.com, Examiner.com on banding, marketing and public relations 2.0 As we all know, February is Black History Month. Run, Demond Wilson and Yolanda Adams. tactics.
  • VIPER CHILL  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2010
    [Blog] ViperChill Monthly Report 12 (The Last One Ever)
    guest blogging: 160. “guest blogging&# : 151. Well, I will be doing a report every six months or so, but this is the last one I’ll publish monthly. As of October 17th 2010, it will have officially been one year since I relaunched ViperChill. should finish the year with just over 10,000 subscribers , which isn’t a small feat (any blogger will attest to that). I’m going to write a post in a few days which looks over the year as a whole, but for now I want to concentrate on the traffic stats and other figures for September. Overall Traffic. Visits : 45,243.
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2010
    [Blog] RockMelt's Social Hooks Put Users In Control Of Invite Flow
    You often see a flurry of posts on blogs or Twitter , or pings via e-mail that amount to "Who wants into Service X? Capping initial access to one's service has long proven to be one of the most successful ways to drive buzz around the product. Today's launch of RockMelt is an interesting tweak on the old model, and a first test of the browser's real integration with Facebook as your social engine. It is not too uncommon for users who gain early access to a product to have a limited number of invites to pass to their friends. have 10 invites!" Should I reward close friends? Family?
  • PAMORAMA  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2010
    [Blog] 4 Social Media Trends for Business in 2010
    via Web Strategy LLC Tagged as: 2010 , Jeremiah Owyang , Slides , Social Media , Trends [link] Looking (and recommending) Jeremiah Owyang Social Media Trends for 2010 « Fredzimny's Blog [.] link] Recommended read: Allen Bonde’s 10 steps to a practical social media business strategy « Fredzimny's Blog [.] We’re in the midst of a fundamental shift in communication. But the social Web is an evolving platform — some tools return terrific results, while others don’t work quite as well as they used to. Live the 80% rule.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2014
    [Blog] Visual Literacy Means Better Thinking
    'A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog about the world moving from text-based to visual communications, an underlying angst was touched upon. fear exists that visual literacy may mean more ignorance and the general dumbing down of society as a whole. First, let’s be clear. Visual literacy is not a new concept. It dates back to the sixties. The recent media trend towards communicating with video, pictures and graphics has inspired people to building methods of encouraging visual literacy. Yet the tension remains. Will we become a society of ignorant fools? This is the End.
  • DREW'S MARKETING MINUTE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2011
    [Blog] What should you buy from a social media savvy agency?
    Mechanics: You don’t need to know how to code a blog or customize a Facebook fan page to build one into your marketing activities.  …buy the right help from the right agency. Okay…the other day I blew a fuse about social media consultants selling smoke screens and mirrors.  ( read my rant here ). Which of course begs the question — what SHOULD you buy from someone who actually has an expertise in melding social media into the rest of your marketing efforts?  And yes…at MMG we do all of this but so do many other qualified and competent consultants).
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2011
    [Blog] Is Twitter a Waste of Time?
    The Flowtown blog recommends posting tweets every few hours, not every few minutes, and planning promotions a few weeks out with videos and other links. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This guest post is by Dona Collins of CreditLoan.com. For anyone starting a revolution, or a business, Twitter can be a success. For the rest of the world, it can be a waste of time that doesn’t get the message out to people they want to reach. And for some, it’s no more a bunch of nonsense limited to 140 characters—as this infographic shows. Is Twitter a Waste of Time?
  • SOSHABLE  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2013
    [Blog] Is Social Media a Good or Bad Thing?
    Calls To Action In Social Media & Blogs Really Work [Infographic]. 'As with so many things in the digital age, there’s good and bad that comes with social media. To ask the question of whether or not it’s good or bad is actually pretty foolish; a meal given to a homeless person is a good act but if it’s loaded with poison it’s a bad act. There are more than 50 shades of gray when it comes to social media. The real question is whether or not social media has had a positive or negative effect on the world in general. For you, as social media been positive?
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2012
    [Blog] Highlights from ProBlogger Event 2012
    started my keynote on Friday by telling the audience about my early experiences as a blogger – including the story of my now defunct printer blog (which I had no passion for… and as a result couldn’t sustain it)! think the attendees appreciated hearing from people at different levels of success in their blog. We also heard from bloggers who had enjoyed a lot of success within 2-3 years of starting their blog. Maybe people tweeted their own suggestions and followed up with blog posts: Bloggie Wednesdays: 50 Things I Learned At the Problogger Event.
  • 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.
  • ACIDLABS  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2010
    [Blog] Cluetrains, Conversations, Trust and Openness
    But that js-kit.com is too slow even for turtles, so skipped that after 3 tries and 20 secs wait each (yes it’s Friday night here and I’m exceptionally patient) I absolutely agree to this all, but am currently writing a blog post titled “Global Warming, IT and Christianity – the commonalities&# so I’m really wondering: our entire civilisation is based on fear – can we just change that? Home Work How acidlabs works Meet Workshops Speaking Past speaking For conference and meeting planners Press Clients Tumble Subscribe acidlabs Conversation. Community.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011
    [Blog] 5 Reputation Management Lessons from Prince, Dell and Beyond
    Perhaps the most storied example of this is Dell’s magnificent use of its blog when laptop batteries were literally blowing up, setting their laptops on fire. Publish a co-joining statement on their blog or website. common mistake is to ignore remarks on blogs and social networks with less traffic, assuming they’re too small and don’t matter. Excerpted From Welcome to the Fifth Estate Difficulties arise. Mistakes happen. As we’ve seen time and time again, when a problem is avoided or “hushed up,” the blemish becomes more pronounced. Robert Downey Jr. Prince Hears No Evil?
  • STAY N' ALIVE  |  MONDAY, MAY 13, 2013
    [Blog] On My Own Again - I'm Back in the Saddle
    Blogging! miss updating this blog regularly! 'When I started working for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with the first role with the title "social" in it ( see my sum-up here ), I came in with a desire to serve, but only planning to be there for 6 months. had been on my own for several years at that point and really enjoyed my independence. had no idea I''d end up there for 3 years, but thoroughly enjoyed the time I spent there and was able to help organize and shape the organization of social media within the Church. What will I be focusing on now? My next book.
  • SOSHABLE  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2012
    [Blog] Christians and Social Media
    In this blog post on Conservative Haven , I discuss some of the challenges faced by Christians and offer some advice that has helped me stay true to my faith while still participating in social media. It’s arguably the biggest challenge facing many of us who do social media for a living. The negativity, the cynicism, and the political correctness of social media in general makes it challenging to openly be a Christian. question came through my inbox yesterday that has been rippling through my mind for nearly 24 hours now. Social media is left-leaning.
  • WEB METRICS GURU  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2011
    [Blog] Privacy is Dead and Web Journal April 20-22nd, 2011
    Finally, I read in JaTIN’s blog that Most SEOs Feel Google Webmaster Tools Is Not Accurate but I wonder how many have actually tried Google Webmaster Tools in any kind of serious way?   There’s been a furor about the geo-location information collected by default by iPhone running iOS4 and above (see Read Write Web’s – Stalk Yourself: Use R to Analyze Your iPhone Location Data ) because there’s at least two points of view about the information, probably more. That’s scary, at least , to some people. This is a difficult nut to crack.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2011
    [Blog] Boost your Yelp Rating…and Your Sales With These Six Steps
    Take some of the reviews and use them as testimonials, note your star status on your website and like from you blog.  Today’s guest post is written by Molli Megasko.  . live in New York City and finding a spot for dinner can be a daunting task.  With about  25,000 restaurants  an easy cab ride away, Google just doesn’t cut it. If my husband and I feel like eating out (which is most of the time), we have a process.  We choose a culture, pick a neighborhood, find Zagat-rated places, then look at the reviews on Yelp. The outcome?  It sucked and we vowed to never go against Yelp again.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2011
    [Blog] A Versatile QR Code Generator
    Just use the Google search in the right column on this blog for QR codes.  . For more, mark your calendar for February 7th to catch a comprehensive article that I wrote for Social Media Examiner , one of the top blogs for small business marketing. This past week I participated in a green industry conference where I had the opportunity to present on a number of my favorite topics of late, which includes QR codes, social graphs and social search, and social media personalization for small business. . That's right, the monetary investment is practically nil. Say no more.
  • GET SOCIAL PR  |  MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011
    [Blog] Content Marketing: How Do You Use Content
    Attracts relevant traffiic to your landing page, blog or website. In a PR Newswire study released today, businesses are using content to … Increase sales. Differentiate brands and impact perceived value. Educate new employees about products and services. Gain more advertising pages. Use as incentives for webinar participation. Content can be a powerful tool to drive conversion and sales. There are several benefits to content marketing. It … Costs less than traditional marketing. Has a longer shelf life and can be re-purposed. Builds credibility and thought leadership.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2012
    [Blog] Day 9: People of color impacting the social web – Terrance Gaines – #29DaysofDiversity
    Website/Blog: brothatech.com. In addition to his blog, Terrance has also written technology news that empowers the African American community for BlackWeb20.com & AtlantaPost.com (now apart of Madame Noire), and currently writes mobile app news and reviews for AppScout.com, small business mobility and productivity articles for SmallBizGoMobile.com. 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.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 2010
    [Blog] This Week in Location: Facebook Places vs. The World. 57 must read location-based articles from last week.
    Regardless almost everyone had an opinion about how Facebook Places would either kill Foursquare, Gowalla, yelp and other location-based startup, honestly I think most are wrong but that’s another blog post. Soon after Facebook Places was announced people were blogging about deleting their other location app profiles and more. What a week for the location-based space. It could be summed up as Facebook Places vs. The World in the battle for check-in supremacy. It could also be described as how Facebook Places want to be the check-in hub for location-based apps. Impressive.
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2009
    [Blog] Five Myths of Community Management | Brass Tack Thinking
    Social Networking Is All We Do I spend time on Twitter, blogs, Facebook, forums, and social networking sites as part of my job. The difference is that Twitter and blogs and other social networks are communities of their own, so it’s a many-to-many atmosphere that brings additional value through continued participation. We’re Just Glorified PR (or Marketing) People I write press releases and blog posts and do podcasts. One that I was hoping to post on my own blog but honestly, did not have all the answers. Jamie Favreaus last blog post. Thanks!
  • ACIDLABS  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2009
    [Blog] It's not extra time, it's a shift in time
    All that out of the mouth of a late end baby boomer who’s been on skype for years and blogging since 2001. lateral perspective to your post perhaps, Stephen, but one I am sure you will have an observation on… Reply Cancel reply Leave a Comment { 1 trackback } CAN Outreach blog » Blog Archive » Macroscopic Views? Home Work How acidlabs works Meet Workshops Speaking Past speaking For conference and meeting planners Press Clients Tumble Subscribe acidlabs Conversation. Collaboration. Community. Lyndal, did you not read Here Comes Everybody ?
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2009
    [Blog] How Counterfeit Coach Purses Could Build Community
    There was no forum, no blog and no way to interact. P.S. Since you didn’t have an obvious place for me to talk about my COACH-aholic tendencies, I posted a blog in the online community I manage. 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.
  • FEVER BEE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2012
    [Blog] Designing The Perfect Newcomer To Regular Journey
    Identify people that have taken actions in the past ( such as blogging, tweeting, participating in comments of blogs, linkedin, facebook groups ) that have shown they have an above level of interest in the topic.  Perhaps the biggest benefit of using your own platform is you get to control the journey from newcomer to regular participant. Facebook, Twitter, white-label software, and even many enterprise platforms don't let you do this.    We've covered this before , but let's try to present it as the 'ideal' journey for a newcomer.   --.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014
    [Blog] How to Plan an Editorial Calendar: Webinar
    Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. 'Wondering what is the best way of setting up an editorial calendar? Itching to know what kind of posts work well, and what you should have more of? In this webinar (available in full on ProBlogger.com ), you’ll see how Darren and the managing editors for both Digital Photography School and ProBlogger.net (that’s me!) prioritise content, work out what topics are the most useful and the most popular, plan ahead, and keep their sites fresh and interesting. You don’t want to miss it! How to Plan an Editorial Calendar: Webinar.
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2010
    [Blog] Better
    So, I know I can't be perfect as a whole, but…can't this one element, this one project, this one relationship, this one blog post be perfect? blog comments powered by Disqus Search Brass Tacks About the Authors Amber Naslund Amber Naslund (@ambercadabra on Twitter) is a communications and business strategist and the Director of Community for Radian6. That’s what my two-year-old says, clutching his Ghost Frog (there on the far right…), after a spill, or a tantrum, or a kiss for real and imagined wounds. I’m better now than I was yesterday. Kudos!
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2011
    [Blog] What You Always Need To Remember About The Internet
    There are countless groups of people trying to fight everything I've Blogged about above. Your information is not (really) yours. and it's everywhere. The news last week was littered (once again) with WikiLeaks. In an attempt to figure out exactly what Julian Assange and his team knows (and where they are getting their leaks from), the U.S. While the mass media outcry is focused on journalism and their ability to keep their sources secret, these issues also highlight the challenge that faces many individuals and brands when it comes to the online channels. It's a business. for anything.
  • TRADESMEN INSIGHTS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014
    [Blog] From MAGNET: The Future of Manufacturing in Northeast Ohio
    'Each month we’ll be featuring a blog post from our friends at MAGNET (Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network). This post originally appeared on MAGNET’s  Manufacturing Success blog and is reposted with permission. MAGNET’s mission i s to support, educate and champion manufacturing in Ohio with the goal of transforming the region’s economy into a powerful, global player. You can visit MAGNET online at manufacturingsuccess.org. The Future of Manufacturing in Northeast Ohio. Click here to read the original post.
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2011
    [Blog] What’s in a crowdsourcing….
    But then I spotted the always interesting Andrea Phillips had beaten me to is on her blog, Deus Ex Machinatio. I was going to write an eloquent and heartfelt post regarding everything that’s wrong about the attempt by Golley Slater to rebrand by a hamfisted attempt at ‘crowdsourcing’ – another example why really we should be stricter about how the term is used, and why co-collaboration should probably replace it. So I’ll get back to working and trying not to lose myself in playing with Google +.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2010
    [Blog] Inspiration vs. Obligation: the Great Creativity Debate
    Should you force yourself at your blogging, even when you don’t feel the inspiration, or wait patiently for the muse to visit, hopefully before you lose your readers through neglect? After all, blogging is about content, right? As you’re beginning, and getting a feel for either blogging itself, or your topic in particular, you might do well to try to write multiple posts at those times when inspiration strikes. This approach really comes into its own as your blog becomes a longer term project. Post from: ProBlogger Blog Tips. Well, which is it?
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014
    [Blog] Why Your Business Needs to Be a FLOP
    tell people all the time, “Look, if you want to have an effective blog. If you want a blog that gets traffic, be somebody’s favorite blog in the world. ” ( tweet this ) Figure out who the people are in the world who will say, “That is the best blog. Of the 500 million blogs out there, that’s the best one.” Promote my blog, promote the webinar, Facebook couldn’t care less. It’s 15 to 20 percent of my traffic on my website, on my blog comes from Twitter. It is called “Do It! June 5. So is sales.”
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2011
    [Blog] 3 Angles to Create Magnetic Content with the Triangle of Relevance
    For your content strategy or blogging calendar, create a table or spreadsheet with columns for each Triangle of Relevance angle. In my experience, this principle has proved invaluable in planning email subject lines, blog titles, and Twitter posts. Guest post from  Angie Schottmuller , an interactive Jedi, e-commerce expert, and multi-channel strategist at  Interactive Artisan. What makes online content great? Is there a tangible metric, or is it purely subjective? think it comes down to relevance. The more relevant the content appears, the more magnetic it becomes. User Interest.
  • TIPPINGPOINTLABS.COM  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010
    [Blog] Chart of the Week: The Information Overload Paradox
    Home How We Can Help You We’re the Social Media Catalyst Our Content Philosophy Our Blog 5 Links You May Have Missed Last Week Chart of the Week: The Demise of 12Seconds.tv We used to blog 2 times a week, now we blog 2-4 times a day, and the traffic never stops growing. Collaborate Hire Andrew Davis To Speak Rent Our Studio Content Blog Flickr Vimeo YouTube. Information Overload Put yourself in the shoes of a consumer right now. Just for a second. Imagine that it’s the 1950s. You consume as much content as you can. You likely frequent your local library.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2010
    [Blog] What the F is Social Media?
    You can also subscribe to the blog to ensure you receive the latest posts. 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 What the F is Social Media? Written on August 2, 2010 by Espo in social media This presentation may be 104 slides long, but it really flies by. It also addresses the question that many of us ponder from time to time: What the Fuck is Social Media Now? Thanks for visiting! Comments - Leave a comment!
  • SOCIAL MEDIA CITIZENS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 2013
    [Blog] How to choose your hosting company
    'If you are about to start your business or professional blog, the first thing you have to consider is your online presence. There are so many hosting services online that it is really difficult to choose the right one, but doing your homework always pays off in the long term. The hosting market keeps expending, various new services are being introduced every day. So how to choose what you need? First of all you have to consider the hosting package. 1and1.co.uk Secondly, you have to consider the ease of use of the hosting company. How To
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2011
    [Blog] Kick Your Competitor’s Ass
    Whether its your phone operating system , selling music and tickets, ideas via blog content, a better answer to social crisis, or a marketing firm, competition exists. Yes, you did read the headline correctly. One of the most annoying flavors of kumbaya in social media circles remains the idea that we should all get along. These voices leave no room for public competition. Meanwhile most of the folks singing this tune don’t run businesses, and are bloggers and their fans. They are clueless about winning market share. Ignore them. You probably like some of your competitors.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012
    [Blog] Twitter gets ugly in NHL playoffs
    After the flood on Twitter, Capitals Owner Ted Leonsis offered his take on his blog : What these people have said and done is unforgivable. Education is key – Before sharing something on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Path or a blog, take a step back and think about how that can be seen by others. It took a split second for Joel Ward to become a playoff hero to Washington Capitals fans. By the time the Capitals were done celebrating Ward’s overtime goal that knocked the Boston Bruins out of the playoffs; Ward was the center of a different emotion online. Image -    clydeorama.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 3, 2011
    [Blog] 5 Tips To Avoid New Job Burnout
    But I think you forgot one tip - something along the lines of getting a good nights sleep, and not blogging at 4 a.m.! Shannon Pauls Very Official Blog Spin Sucks TopRank Online Marketing Blog Writing Boots - David Murray Love WUL? Oh, one other thing: my blog = my sandbox. And you take responsibility for your comments - just as this is my blog, those are your comments, not mine. If you are, you have beaten the odds, and my hat is off to you! It’s always tough when you have to move to a typical 9-5 work day when you’re not used to it. Off we went.
  • DREW'S MARKETING MINUTE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2014
    [Blog] Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah’s SEO-Friendly ‘Bluebird’ and the Betterment of a Google Ranking
    Though popular quick fixes like Twitter competitions and mass follow and unfollow sessions might prove beneficial as a temporary remedy, Twitter as an SEO tool becomes helpful when worthwhile blog posts, widgets, discount vouchers and articles are being shared on a larger scale. 'As you all know — I love all things Disney, so how could I pass on a guest post that used a Disney classic to talk about SEO! Enjoy this post from Lucas Miller. Enter Twitter, stage left. One of the most basic rules of the SEO industry is that quality content will, in time, lead to conversation flow.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2015
    [Blog] My Wild and Precious Life
    Please sign up to receive blog posts by email. 'I will always remember Graduation Day of 1986. It was the day Dad picked up on my last day of fifth grade, drove me to the State House, and we had tea and cookies (I drank milk) with the Governor. It was the day Michael Dukakis could have done a million things for Massachusetts but he met with an 11-year-old kid. Dad won the privilege of this conversation in a silent auction. don’t remember what we talked about. remember posing for a photograph which hangs today on a wall in my old bedroom. smiled. Dad knew this. Thanks for reading.
  • DREW'S MARKETING MINUTE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2011
    [Blog] Do you take yourself seriously?
    My thanks to blog reader Amy Roppe for sharing these with me! At McLellan Marketing Group , we live by our core beliefs. One of them is: We take our work seriously. Ourselves… not so much. Let’s be honest here. None of us save lives every day. Okay, if you actually do… you have my permission to skip this post) Sometimes, I think we need to just get over how important our work is and lighten up. In front of our clients. Let them see we have a sense of humor about ourselves. Because they’ll actually enjoy working with you more. No doubt their work is serious.
  • SOSHABLE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2011
    [Blog] What is a Google Penalty and How to Avoid It – 10 Things You Should Know
    Google can precisely determine the source of a sentence, so if you are using syndicated content on your website or simply copy pasting from popular blogs, your entire website will surely disappear from Google search. Too Much paid Posts: Google and other search engines do not like paid content so avoid publishing paid or sponsored reviews in your blog. So you have a couple of websites, which have been getting organic traffic from Google for a couple of years. Then one fine morning, you see a huge drop in hits. All your traffic has just vanished in thin air!
  • SOSHABLE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
    [Blog] Get Optimized: How-To Tap into your Local Community with Google Places
    This means you need to use other sites (social networks, blogs) and any other source to link back to your website. Read more Articles like this one on our blog. Times have most certainly changed. Gone are the days of searching a phone book or yellow pages to find a local restaurant or business, technology has replaced the need for paper location searches with search engines that have upped their ante through adding local searches. Why is your Business not easily Found on Google? It is most likely that you have not added your business to Google Places. What is Google Places?
  • KIKOLANI  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2010
    [Blog] What Are You Thankful For?
    Although Thanksgiving is not an international holiday, I think it is one during which everyone can celebrate the spirit of thankfulness in three easy ways that is applicable to your personal and blogging lives. Share your thankfulness by email, in a blog post, via Twitter, on Facebook walls, and so on. chance at Blog World to connect with some awesome people that I had only known online before. The BEST blogging community to engage with in the comments, on social media, via IM, and by email. Tags: Blog Updates What Are You Thankful For. What am I Thankful For?
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2011
    [Blog] Optimizing Twitter For Paper.li
    today you send out a tweet that includes a teaser line containing a specific keyword phrase and a link to a blog post at Small Business Mavericks. And here’s a hint: They don’t even have to be on your blog! Have you heard of Paper.li ? It’s a new social curation tool that allows anyone to start their own online newspaper, except that the “news&# one prints isn’t original content. Despite that weakness, however, it’s becoming very popular. What Paper.li It works something like this. At 8:00 a.m. At 9:00 a.m. today a specific Paper.li Paper.li
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2011
    [Blog] 5 Immediate Ways To Improve Your SEO
    About Us What’s a Maverick? Well, there are several things you can do right now to improve your SEO. In just a couple of weeks, you can improve your SEO tremendously. Here are the top 5 ways to improve your SEO right now. Get Verified – All of the search engines have a process for verifying a website. This involves adding an XML Sitemap to your site, allowing your website to be more crawlable. Tailor Your Title/Meta Tags – If all of your Title and Meta tags are the same, then you’ve lost the SEO war. Tailor the tags on every page. Are you using title attributes?
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2011
    [Blog] Small Business Marketing For $600/Year
    About Us What’s a Maverick? Most of the tips are right on target. Unfortunately, I can’t vouch for all of the resources recommended or I might be more bold than that. The good news for a small business owner is you can run your own ongoing SEO campaign for $600 a year. Here’s what guest author Vanilla Coke has to say: Hopefully you can avoid a lot of unnecessary costs upfront which should help you with holding off on going commercial. We covered most aspects of getting started and ongoing tracking here, with a total 12/mo cost of less than $600! Don’t be snookered.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2011
    [Blog] Facebook Changes Page Layout Features | Small Business Mavericks
    About Us What’s a Maverick? Tweeting Can Lead To Short-Term Traffic Gains » Facebook Changes Page Layout Features It used to be that Facebook fan pages weren’t allowed to interact with other pages or with Facebook profile walls. Now, that’s no longer the case. You can interact with others on Facebook as your branded Facebook page. This is a great opportunity for brands that are using Facebook for marketing. The downside is it will likely lead to more page spam, but that downside notwithstanding, the positives are a lot better. You had to actively promote those pages.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011
    [Blog] Is 'Like' The New Share?
    About Us What’s a Maverick? Relevancy: Why Search Is Unreliable » Is ‘Like’ The New Share? Mashable reports that Facebook has updated its Like button to include the features and functions of the old Share button. Does that require a big “so what?&# Actually, this could be a big boost to your content on Facebook. Users previously weren’t sure what to expect from the Like button. When users Liked your content all that happened was a link to your article appeared on their Facebook walls, but those links often got lost in the shuffle. This can only grow in number.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2011
    [Blog] The New Gamer, Women 25-44 | Small Business Mavericks
    About Us What’s a Maverick? » The New Gamer, Women 25-44 Do you have a 40-year-old mom? Are you a 40-year-old mom? If so, you’re the new gamer according to this article by WebProNews. Social gaming is all the rage and it isn’t teenage boys that are playing. It’s their mothers. So why should you care? Well, unless you’re one of them, you might want to figure out how to use Zynga games to market to them. Last year, it was Farmville. This year, evidently, it is Cityville. Take a play out of the playbook of Bing, the search engine. 55% overall are women. Are you savvy?
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2011
    [Blog] Get Your Own YouTube Channel | Small Business Mavericks
    About Us What’s a Maverick? Are You Getting Bad Real Estate SEO Advice? » Get Your Own YouTube Channel YouTube presents one of the greatest marketing tools to hit the Internet in years. Really. I’m not making it up. And what makes YouTube such a powerful marketing tool is that you can virtually have your own YouTube channel, sort of like your own TV channel – except, it’s free. All you have to do is set up a YouTube account and start producing and uploading videos. OK, it’s a little more complicated than that. Some channels have thousands of viewers every day.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2011
    [Blog] Q&A Sites And Competitive Intelligence | Small Business Mavericks
    About Us What’s a Maverick? How To Increase Your Twitter Followers » Q&A Sites And Competitive Intelligence I’ve discussed the value and virtues of Q&A sites before. But I haven’t discussed them in relation to using them for competitive research. They are actually quite valuable for that type of information gathering. If you go to a site like Quora, for instance, and type in a query using your competition’s brand name, then you are likely to find questions people have asked about how to use your competition’s products and services.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2011
    [Blog] Facebook Is Entering The Q&A Market | Small Business Mavericks
    About Us What’s a Maverick? Facebook Experiments With Real-Time Advertising » Facebook Is Entering The Q&A Market Facebook has decided it’s time to start a Questions feature based on an astute observation: Like many of our products, Questions originated as people began using Facebook in a new and unexpected way. People would update their status with a question, and their friends would answer in the comments. We saw this and began thinking about how we could make this interaction more useful. Let’s see if I’ve got this. Brilliant! Is that a benefit?
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2011
    [Blog] Can You Be Too Personal?
    About Us What’s a Maverick? Current Internet Marketing Trends With Staying Power » Can You Be Too Personal? Online marketers have been saying for a long time that if you include personal messages in your social media, then you’ll be received a lot better by your audience. In other words, don’t be such a fuddy duddy. Business isn’t all ones and zeros. All you have to do to prove this point is to try it. Post a few personal messages for your Twitter and Facebook followers and see what happens. But, be careful. You can go too far. After all, it’s still business.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 2011
    [Blog] The Human Side Of Local Search
    About Us What’s a Maverick? » The Human Side Of Local Search Frank Reed has a thoughtful post at WebProNews about Bing, Google, and Local Search. His premise is interesting and it leaves me wondering. He says that Bing can lead in local search by being the “anti-Google.&# I was particularly struck by this paragraph: So spend the money you have wisely by investing in the human side of the Internet. Hire people to be city managers. Let them earn the right to hire more sales people and be entrepreneurial in their market but with the backing of a Goliath like Microsoft.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2011
    [Blog] Should You Use A Ghost Twitterer?
    About Us What’s a Maverick? Ghost Twittering is a controversial subject. Some people say it’s not right. Others live by it. say do it if it works for you, but it clearly isn’t for everyone. can’t imagine someone like Mark Cuban, for instance, using a Ghost Twitterer. Oprah Winfrey, however, has many more things to think about than tweeting 140 characters every 10 minutes (I’m not saying Oprah uses a ghost Twitterer). Here are some things to think about: Would your audience be terribly upset if they found out that you were using a ghost Twitterer? Do you have a strategy?
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2011
    [Blog] Time To Measure Page Load Speed | Small Business Mavericks
    About Us What’s a Maverick? It is almost near consensus that Google finds page load speed important. recent announcement that Google Analytics can now track and report page load speed should put any doubt to rest. This is important news for a number of reasons: First and foremost, a slow loading website or landing page can affect your conversion rate. If this concerns you, then you should measure your page load speed and determine whether or not it is affecting your conversion rate. If so, figure out a way to speed up your website’s load time. Does geography play a role in load time?
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2011
    [Blog] Is Blogger Copyright Dead?
    If you’re reading this blog post anywhere other than ProBlogger.com, you’re reading an illegal rip of the original. Content scraping—by automated programs that pull entire posts from your blog for republishing elsewhere—and autoblogging—where sites regurgitate whole articles from your RSS feed on their pages—are the most common content ripping practices. Image by stock.xchng user Spiders As an old-skool content creator, I’ve been astonished at the things I’ve heard and read in recent months on this topic, particularly among the blogging community.
  • FEVER BEE  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2014
    [Blog] Become Better Informed Than 99% of Community Professionals
      Much of this blog is based upon the results discovered here.  'I spend every morning trawling through the latest research published about online communities looking to see the latest progress.    I read the latest research.    Here's my tip: 1) Go to [link] www.google.com/scholar  (or scholar.google.co.uk) or whatever your variant is.    2) Click on Alerts at the top. 3) Click Create Alert. Ignore them if you like, or scan through and pick out the interesting ones.  Learn more,  click here.
<< 1 2 ... 201 202 203 204 205 ... 264 265 >>
 

Social Media Informer can personalize the content based on your interests, your LinkedIn profile, what you share on Twitter and LinkedIn, and what content people similar to you are sharing. More on Content Personalization

Sign-in using your social networks so we can begin to personalize your experience.

Sign in with LinkedIn

Sign in with Twitter

or

We need your email and password to allow you to log into your personalization features.

Forgot password?

I don't have an account

 
 

Enter your email address to reset your password. A temporary password will be e-mailed to you so that you may log in.

 
 

Based on...

  • Your interests
  • Your LinkedIn profile
  • What you share on Twitter
          and LinkedIn
  • What people like you are
          sharing

Learn more about Content
Personalization...

 
Social Media Marketing and Measurement