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  • DREW'S MARKETING MINUTE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012
    [Blog] The path is never straight
    I receive a lot of mail from readers and many times, they have a question that I can answer here on the blog, so everyone benefit from their initiative. Victoria writes:   I am so interested in marketing but don’t really understand the best path into the business. I was just wondering if you could tell me a bit about your story and how you got to where you are today.  . am currently a sophomore in college and I was wondering if you had any advice or words of wisdom to share. . Sit back, this might take a bit. entered college convinced I was going to be a psychologist. love to read.
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2013
    [Blog] A Tip on Managing the Future
    In fact writing this blog post, I have moved into the future! 'If only we could see the future! Well, in a way we can.as we experience more and more in the business world there is one thing that helps us. What we learn with our failures and our successes is that although we cannot predict the future, each day we are living the future. Think about that fact for a minute. We visit the future, we live in the future each moment that passes.therefore if we build constant learning into our lives we learn how to mitigate risk, how to maximise benefits we can learn to manage the future well.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2011
    [Blog] Gin and Topics: History-Making Events
    If you’re using Google+, I highly recommend you read and implement this blog post from Chris Penn. This blog post by Valeria Maltoni is a really good summation of her reaction to Sheryl Sandberg’s New Yorker article (below). Happy Friday! For those of us in the U.S. it really should be Thursday. love short weeks! So it’s been a week since Google+ launched and it’s starting to grow on me. still have NO idea how I’m going to organize my Circles, but I’ve been using the stream and I like how clean and easy to navigate it is. And guess what?
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2011
    [Blog] What Groucho Marx Taught Me About Community
    You wonder how I could say that it was the blogging equivalent of stealing fire from the gods and I shrug my shoulders. You read his blog TheJackB. Jack has been writing for print and web publications for more than 20 years, covering a wide range of topics including: Business, technology, parenting, politics, education, sports, and religion. My computer ate what could have been the greatest guest post ever written for Spin Sucks. It was the sort of post that was better than Muellerific. know, some of you think that I am engaged in a bit of hyperbole. Tell me what you know.”
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2014
    [Blog] Why Char-Broil’s Blogger Outreach Program Gives Me the Warm and Fuzzies
    So we slowed down and spent time really engaging with the blogs to learn more about the people behind them. Mary explained, “these are basic but incredibly important and quite frankly, there are a dozen poorly-written blogs to every good one. She spends a lot of time each day reading blogs that are related to outdoor cooking, barbecue, tailgating, etc. After following the blogs for a while, Mary sends an initial email that introduces Char-Broil and their All-Star program. So I created one. Naturally, I wanted to know more. but there is plenty to learn here. Enjoy!
  • AKAMAI MARKETING  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 2009
    [Blog] Oscar Meyer Weiner Mobile makes appearance in Hawaii | Akamai.
    Kraft is smart about their event marketing campaign, its integrates nicely with their website , they have a blog and them seem to focus on  cities in the DMA 50-100 range. Social Media Complainers – your new BFF’s Successful Blogging for Small and Medium Businesses A Thousand Little Cuts of Social Media – A Kaizen Approach I recommend. As a child, I never got sick of that song…and even today, I remember it when strolling down the aisles of the grocery. Who says ad dollars aren’t worth every penny?! Put it in perspective. Smart. doubt it.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2014
    [Blog] Care to Share? What Was YOUR Most Popular Post of 2014?
    So what we wanted to know was – what is the most popular post on your blog this year? Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. 'So last week we went right through the top five posts on ProBlogger 2014 in each of the categories of monetization, creating content, social media, writing, and general tips. Some of them were surprising, but most weren’t – good advice is good advice, after all! know a lot of you have seen real results from making these changes to the way you work. Can you see why it was popular? Is it a topic you can find a new angle on? Care to Share?
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2013
    [Blog] How Social Media has Changed Us
    In the workplace, this can be an instant message program that is shared among employees, private company Internet forums, open bulletins, or company blogs. 'It would appear that social media is here to stay. To come to any other conclusion would require looking away from the facts or foretelling some unpredictable calamity or sudden and dramatic shift in user habits. Because quite simply, the numbers don’t lie. For one, there are hundreds of social media sites, many of them with robust and active user bases. And let us also not forget that we spend a ton of time on these sites.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
    [Blog] Need a Job? Get LinkedIn
    Leveraging LinkedIn during your career transition is a blog topic that I’ve put off writing for quite some time because LinkedIn has written about from every angle and I wasn’t convinced that I could write anything about it that would be unique.  But, I’m going to give it a shot here.  As I talk with friends and former coworkers around the country I find myself sharing some of these tips and techniques repeatedly. I hope this will be a valuable resource for anyone looking to make the leap into their next career. Start with about 40 companies.  This is not easy.  This step is crucial. 
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 6, 2010
    [Blog] You HAVE To Make Videos… Period!
    Reading a blog about how to cook a chicken, or watching a video? Today we have a guest post from Jim Kukral the author of the new book: “Attention! This Book Will Make You Money.&# Thank you Jim for the post and for the kind words! There I was, sitting in the board room of a global manufacturing company watching a presentation about their plans to use social media in 2010 and beyond. They started to talk about YouTube and they pulled up one of the Socialnomics videos that @equalman had made and told me, “Watch this video, it will wow you. It wowed us.&#. Powerful words, yes?
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014
    [Blog] Is Pinterest the Right Social Platform For Your Business?
    So, if your pinned image is from your website or blog – users can be directed there.  Over on the Blog Pinboard. 'I’m not going to lie – I love Pinterest. . If you haven’t heard yet, Pinterest is essentially a virtual or online pinboard. It It helps you organise and share pretty things you see on the web. Anyone can see your pinboards, share, comment, ‘like’ an image ( as you would on Facebook ), or re-pin it to their board  (but you can make your pins private, too – more on that below!). So…why Pinterest? Wedding planners. Foodies.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2012
    [Blog] Harvard Business Review #Fail, Poop Talk and Influence
    The Problem with Blogging – this is a great read from Valeria Maltoni that anyone with a blog should really give a quick read. Good morning and hello winter! am not sure about where you live, but in New England Ole Man Winter had his coming out party with every morning of the week starting at either below or at freezing. It has been great to dust off the winter coat and gloves even if there hasn’t been any of the white stuff. How was your week? Hopefully it was a good one and that you have a good weekend teed up. Thanks in advance and catch you next week. Don’t believe me?
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2012
    [Blog] The Trick With Inspiration
    It could be from staring out of your window or from reading this blog post. Believe it or not, you're constantly being inspired. The trick with inspiration is being able to both acknowledge that moment and act on it when it happens. was reminded of this earlier in the week. was listening to Howard Stern interview Chris Martin from Coldplay (it was a repeat from earlier in the year). Martin was talking about how the hit song Yellow came to him. He said it happened very quickly - in maybe fifteen minutes. Look how they shine for you." " came out in Young's quirky tone. coldplay.
  • 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.
  • SOSHABLE  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
    [Blog] Is Tumblr the Real Facebook and Twitter Beater?
    It had a catchy name, but otherwise the interface was too complicated for micro-blogging and not robust enough for full-blogging. In late 2007, I was approached by the man who would eventually become my content manager. He told me about a site that I should watch, one that he really liked and saw great potential in. looked at it. After a couple of days of playing around with it, I dismissed it. There was too much crossover with Twitter and WordPress for the site to ever be successful. didn’t visit Tumblr again for 2 years. In many ways, we’re betting on it.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2010
    [Blog] 3 Reasons To Dig Deeper In Social Listening
    She also blogs at [link]. It’s also possible to do so for the various social channels such as Twitter, blogs, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc. Tweet Guest post by Connie Bensen , the Director of Community Strategy and Social Media at Alterian , which provides leading marketing products for the enterprise. Brands have realized that social networks offer an opportunity to interact directly with consumers. They create pockets of communities where like-minded people share information and seek advice. Each can be drilled into and examined in detail. Influencer identification. So why bother?
  • SOCIALFISH  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2013
    [Blog] Working and Facebooking: No Longer Impossible
    So in theory, you could be searching for paint swatches or a crock-pot recipe and be struck with your next brilliant blog idea. For example, here’s the pin that led to this blog: Naturally, there’s the NSFW concern. 'Early in my career I had to be quick on the draw when it came to social media. Having Facebook open was a waste of time. MySpace (which was still popular at the time) was a HUGE no-no. don’t know why one was worse than the other, but it was for some reason.  So when my supervisors walked by, I had to shrink that screen FAST. But why? If not, that’s ok.
  • STAY N' ALIVE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2011
    [Blog] Facebook Family: Preserving Your Family Tree Through Social Media
    This post is a guest post from Joe Baker, a long time reader of this blog and as I think you can see, a great writer. always give credit with a link back to your site or blog. This post is a guest post from Joe Baker, a long time reader of this blog and as I think you can see, a great writer. always give credit with a link back to your site or blog. Moving forward, I'm going to start featuring more guest bloggers. While kicking a roll of tape back and forth, I noticed an unsealed box with no label. Horror! How did I get this box?” With at least 4.6
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013
    [Blog] Designing A Better Website
    Sure, links added depth to these stories and comments enabled people to add to the discourse (or, as Arianna Huffington likes to say about blogging and the Huffington Post : "self-expression is the new entertainment" ), but online publishing still looked and felt like traditional publishing. Blogging, Twitter and more are original ways to spread, share and create content. 'It seems like online publishers are starting to think about the digital-first experience. It started not too long ago when Fast Company did a full overhaul of their website. Beyond paper. banner ad.
  • SHIFT DIGITAL  |  THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012
    [Blog] Are You an Accessibility Whore?
    They just wanted to know if you liked the comment they left on your blog. Accessibility is an odd concept. Take a moment and think about it. We all want to give the impression that we’re 100% accessible. Take a look at my signature line for example. Right now it includes the following ways to get in touch with little ol’ me: Office phone number. Email address. Twitter address. Facebook address. Company Twitter account. Company Facebook address. Google Chat. LinkedIn address. Skype address. mean really? Am I that important? m lucky, I know! In fact, I think they are used to it.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2009
    [Blog] The Cleveland Plain Dealer finally acknowledges user comments
    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? Get a blog at WordPress.com Subscribe to feed But when you finally do show up, and act as though you’re the first one to arrive, well…that may not go over so well. Did you hear that, peasant?&# Well, isn’t that nice?
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2010
    [Blog] Bidding your community farewell
    What I want to do here is share with you my farewell blog. 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. am trying to detach because it’s the right thing to do but it isn’t as easy as I thought it would be. And that says a lot. del.icio.us
  • 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.
  • WRITTENT BLOG  |  TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013
    [Blog] 25 Success Tips for Writing Irresistible Customer Success Stories
    Whether you’re going to be using the case study as a blog article or download, it’s essential to format the content optimally for skimming. 'Your company’s best advocates aren’t in your marketing department; they’re your current customers. Customer success stories are among the top five most popular forms of content marketing, and 64% of B2B marketers consider them the single most effective form of custom content. Consumer research is more self-directed than ever before, and case studies are a powerful way to demonstrate real applications of your product or service without a hard sell.
  • IDACONCPTS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2012
    [Blog] World Premiere of “La Casa del Ritmo, A Film About Los Amigos Invisbles”
    La Casa del Ritmo blog: www.lacasadelritmo.net. Dear readers of idaconcpts.com, With great pleasure I share with an awesome update on  La Casa del Ritmo , A film about Los Amigos Invisibles. first wrote about this project back in February 2011 and I was very happy to support this project. just got news that the world premiere of this amazing documentary will happen this March 2012 at the Miami International Film Festival. The full press release is below. Congratulations to “mis panas invisibles” and my fellow Ecuadorian, Juan Miguel Marin. New York, N.Y.
  • SOSHABLE  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2011
    [Blog] Day-to-Day Social Media for Business: Tip 2 – Thank Your Customers By Name
    There are some who hold their Facebook profiles sacred and refuse to interact with anyone other than Aunt Tilley and the nephews in Georgia, but most have accepted that Facebook is only partially personal (which is a topic of another blog post in the future). This post is part of a series titled 10 Ways to Use Social Media for Day-to-Day Business. Every day we will be expanding upon a new tip until the list is complete. As a child, you were hopefully taught good manners. When people did things, you thanked them. Social media has opened the door to thanking people in a whole new way.
  • SOSHABLE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2013
    [Blog] 3 Ways to Make Your Facebook Page More Like-Worthy
    Getting people to visit your Facebook is an art unto itself that requires a future blog post, but once you get them there you can do certain things that can help you to get more likes as a result. It’s on thing to have people like your business. It’s another thing to have them “like” your business, as in on Facebook. Your customers may like you, but there’s a good chance that they won’t like you on Facebook. There’s something extremely important to keep in mind when trying to understand how Facebook for business works. Get selected!
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 2013
    [Blog] 3 Ideas From Oreo to Infuse Creativity & Fun Into Your Social Media Content
    If possible, post the image with supplemental content linking back to your company’s website, blog, or a video on YouTube, Instagram, or Vine. 'Have the dog days of summer resulted in a creative roadblock when it comes to your social media content? They say good things come in three’s, so who better to seek creative inspiration from than Oreo. Long after generating worldwide kudos for the Daily Twist campaign and famed real-time marketing “dunk in the dark” sensations, this classic cookie continues to offer up engaging moments of wonder. OreoGooglyEyes #Oreo.”. OreoTechSupport.”.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2012
    [Blog] The Year Of More
    In April of 2011, I Blogged about the next five years stating that, "The next five years are going to be about. While many article and columns look back at the year that was or posture on the year that will be, it's becoming abundantly clear that 2012 will - without question - be the "Year of More.". It sounds a little incredulous to say this when we're in a world that is struggling for stability. With that comes innovations, new opportunities and an ever-demanding public desire for the latest and greatest. More social. Will this trend stop in the future? More global. More local. apple.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2010
    [Blog] Cartoon of the day
    You can also subscribe to the blog to ensure you receive the latest posts. « Previous Post Next Post » blog comments powered by Disqus Stay connected Recent Posts Can influence be bought? Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Cartoon of the day Written on September 3, 2010 by Espo in Cartoon of the Day Image – GapingVoid Enjoy this post? Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks. Thanks for visiting! Comments - Leave a comment! Cartoon of the day Five for Friday 09.24.10 Unported License.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2010
    [Blog] Cartoon of the day
    You can also subscribe to the blog to ensure you receive the latest posts. « Previous Post Next Post » blog comments powered by Disqus Stay connected Recent Posts Can influence be bought? Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Cartoon of the day Written on September 6, 2010 by Espo in Cartoon of the Day Enjoy this post? Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks. Thanks for visiting! Comments - Leave a comment! Cartoon of the day Five for Friday 09.24.10 Unported License. Based on a work at jeffesposito.com.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2012
    [Blog] 3 simple ways to attract huge conference crowds
    Most rockstar keynote speakers have large outreach networks (e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, blog, etc.) – make sure you give them easy to publish items about the conference so they can blast to their loyal fans and followers. #1 Hire a rockstar keynote speaker. rockstar keynote speaker will cost between $10,000 and $50,000. While this cost may seem steep, it is less than the coffee breaks you will be supplying and much more important. Nobody is going to go to the event for the coffee nor will they talk about the coffee pre or post conference. 2 Leverage your keynote speaker.
  • JUSTIN LEVY  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2009
    [Blog] Why You Should Buy Trust Agents
    Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Why You Should Buy Trust Agents Written on August 17, 2009 by Justin Levy in books , business , chrisbrogan , marketing , social media , trustagents 4 Comments - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Thanks for taking time out of your day to come hang out here! If you can’t view the video, you can also find it on YouTube. Please enable Javascript and Flash to view this Blip.tv video. See I like a balanced review.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2012
    [Blog] The Truth Behind Branding In The Digital Media Age
    There's an argument to be made for experiences, the use of videos in ads and the fact that everything I just blogged about is not true for every brand. The digital publishers want more from the big brands. If you have been following any of the coverage from Advertising Week , this seems to be the main (and continuous) cry from the digital media sector. Impact. Impressions. Eyeballs. Attention. When you are a large consumer packaged goods company, the main thrust of advertising needs to create an impact to drive sales. Television has evolved (from cable to specialty channels and beyond).
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2012
    [Blog] The Brilliant Content Strategy Everyone Gets Wrong
    It’s just going to keep your blog alive for one more day. All their books (and in Seth’s case, pretty much his entire blog) rehash anecdotes and stories they’ve heard elsewhere. It’s clearly been established that reusing content just to fill your blog doesn’t work. Well, it does, if all you want is to keep your blog alive. My sudden realization was that readers needed help—more than yet another blog post. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This guest post is by James Chartrand of Men with Pens. It didn’t matter.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2010
    [Blog] The Little Video Things You Do
    This blog started as a weekly video blog over four years ago. Tags: Blogging Marketing Small Business Social Media blog communicate engage humanize Jeff Korhan marketing personalize Prefontaine small business social media Thanksgiving video Last week I did an interview with a trade publication regarding the benefits of using video for enhancing small business marketing. While I did not create any talking points (as I usually do) - our conversation reminded me how video helps to engage in typically subtle ways. This is the magic of video.  . That's what I plan to do.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2011
    [Blog] A Message from Gini Dietrich’s Mom
    Last summer she made her debut in our weekly  video blog. My momma, Christy Norton, is today’s guest blogger. This is not the first time she’s been on Spin Sucks. In honor of my birthday she writes about grounding me for my entire life and other fun stuff. Here she is…Skirsty, momma, mumsily, Mamma Mia…my mom. Happy Birthday Gini Gin!!!! wish that we were together celebrating, I miss you tons! want to take the occasion of the celebration of your birth to apologize for two things.  I digress, apologizing means that you are truly sorry for something. 
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2011
    [Blog] Corporate Twitter Account Train Wreck! The 3 Types of Self-Destructive Tweets
    analyzed my Top 6 blog posts for 2011 by total page views, and am re-running them this week as a “greatest hits” compilation. (Happy Holidays! This is #3. Everybody loves a disaster! Enjoy. – Jay). Twit happens. As more and more companies ramp up their Twitter presence, the likelihood that something off-message will slip by the digital goalie goes up considerably. The question is not whether your company will have to deal with self-destructive corporate Tweets, but what kind of tweet it will be, and by whom. Twit Happens #2 – Tone Deaf. Trade-off?”
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
    [Blog] Coming Soon: Brass Tack Reading
    And because I’m fortunate to work in a vibrant area of business these days, I’m often sent books by other authors because they’re looking for people to do book reviews on their blog. First off, blog posts are fleeting. most certainly still find many of them valuable and I’m sure Jay and I will share our upcoming book with the blogging community in some way. But for my own blog, something more enduring seemed more helpful. Brass Tack Reading Tamsen and I are going to build out a section here on the blog called Brass Tack Reading.
  • TRADESMEN INSIGHTS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012
    [Blog] An Employer’s Back to School List
    Miles writes a blog for the association called Speaking of Precision. Miles Guest Post. Miles Free, Technical Director of the Precision Machined Products Association (PMPA), has been a contributor before to this audience and he and I share the same enthusiasm about giving young people other options than a 4-year college degree. The association has been a great supporter of  Right Skills Now  that are local technical training programs that are very successful. Miles sheds some current insights into the issue. Enjoy! People that want to work. What is number one on his list? Really.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012
    [Blog] The Public Speaker's Master Toolkit
    This blog post is not about your content. What are the tools that can help you give an unforgettable presentation? After several years of speaking in public, I've had to develop my own system to ensure that each and every presentation goes off without a hitch. And yes, there are some great tools and tips to ensure that this happens. I'm going to assume that the content rocks and that you know what you're going to talk about. The Public Speaker's Master Toolkit: The Rider. send along with all speaking contracts a rider of my audio and visual needs: Projector and screen for laptop. iphone.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013
    [Blog] 5 Ways to Develop a Unique Selling Proposition
    In lieu of trying to be the best in a sea of other customer service blogs, why not try to be  different  by offering up content that you won’t find elsewhere? With thousands of business owners, marketers, and social media mavens reading the Convince & Convert blog, my curiosity has gotten the best of me— I want to hear what your business does differently! Editor’s Note: A version of this article first appeared on the Help Scout blog. Get more insightful customer data from our  free e-book  or visit the Help Scout blog. Is this crazy or tactical? Absolutely!
  • TRADESMEN INSIGHTS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2010
    [Blog] 2009: A Retrospective from Contractors and An Early Outlook For 2010
    Leave a Reply Cancel reply John Sonnhalter Welcome to my blog, Tradesmen Insights. Blog at WordPress.com.Marketing to the professional tradesman in the Construction, Industrial and MRO markets Home About Me Contact Market Overviews Newsletter Podcasts Services 2009: A Retrospective from Contractors and An Early Outlook For 2010 As most of you know by now, our marketing company works primarily with manufacturers who sell to the contractor marketplace. Here are some highlights : Contractor’s sales – Were off between 7 to 15%. take my survey [link].
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2012
    [Blog] When the Bull Barged in on a Lazy Tuesday Afternoon
    With a keen interest in social media, she blogs regularly at  In My Humble Opinion… ;  other passions include singing (professionally trained for over a decade!), It was a lazy Tuesday afternoon. Everyone was swamped with work, staring at their laptop screens, and all of a sudden I heard, “Do you want a can, Ma’am?”. Red Bull ! It really #givesyouwings. And that’s what it did to me the very moment I saw a Red Bull on my workstation. The cans opened, one by one, and the whole office was bursting with music and energy. What a Tuesday it was! What do you think? reading and traveling. Learn
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011
    [Blog] When Traackr Met MeasurePR
    I’m going to leave that to the likes of Brian Meeks (if you haven’t already subscribed to his blog and started reading his wonderful Henry Wood Detective Agency , you really should). It was a dark night, the moon sullenly refusing to come out from behind the clouds. As Ken walked along the path less traveled, his thoughts meandered from the rancid pizza that was no doubt waiting on his front stoop (Papa John knew him well), the less-than pleasant conversation he’d had with his ex that morning, and what life would be like on a desert island. Neither did the second.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 10, 2014
    [Blog] Solving the Content Management System Standoff: Drupal, Joomla or WordPress?
    Whether youll be running a company blog or a site thats jam-packed with graphics and video, making the right choice depends on your content. From its beginning as a humble blog platform, the latest edition of WordPress now boasts over 20 million users and is the basis for everything from The New York Times blog to the Lollapalooza website. For those interested in creating a simple blog or getting their new startup online, WordPress will be a straightforward choice. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. Checking out the contenders. And the Winner Is..
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2012
    [Blog] Are Startups The Future Of Media?
    This past week, iMedia posted a blog item titled, 9 startups that marketers will love. Who holds the future of media in their hands? If you take a serious look at the media world, there are only a handful of significant players. While it may be easy to define "significant" as a company doing interesting things, it's more practical to look at the media landscape, and you'll note a handful of advertising networks and multi-national media corporations command the majority of audience. It caught my attention (a great linkbait of a title, if ever there was one). and dominates.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 2010
    [Blog] Mom Was Right - Just Make Some Friends
    Storm Tweet Subscribe in a reader See how were connected Start Blogging Today! Recent Comments Seo Services on Typepad vs Wordpress Series - Own Your Blog Jeff Korhan on Authenticity Guidelines Supra Skytop II on A Social Networking Theory Walter Adamson on 5 Ways to Make Your Blog Posts Outstanding Walter Adamson on Authenticity Guidelines Jeff Korhan on What Does Your Blog Writing Style Say About You? Freshman Student on What Does Your Blog Writing Style Say About You?   We would lament to our parents: "There just isn't anything to do!"
  • SOCIALIZED  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2012
    [Blog] Next Web Knickers in a Knot Over Time Honored PR Pay-for-Play
    As if breaking open a social media Watergate, The Next Web reports "a small storm rocked the ever tense relationship between tech blogs and the PR industry today, when TechCrunch revealed that one firm was charging a specific amount to clients it successfully got covered there." But what stuns me
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2011
    [Blog] How Far Would You Go?
    He was completely shocked, overjoyed and documented the entire event on Twitter and his blog. With many factors that could have gone awry, it was a big risk for Morton’s, but one that paid off with Peter sharing the story of Morton’s efforts on his popular  blog and to his 112k+ twitter followers. As someone who doesn’t receive that much mail, I find it very exciting to get a surprise package-  instantly tweeting it and share the news on my blog, which is exactly what the sponsor of the gift intends. That makes for one loyal customer!
  • KYLE LACY  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2010
    [Blog] Fun Friday – Solving the Sudoku Puzzle
    You can read his new blog and interact with him! I was talking with my brother about Sudoku puzzles and it occurred to me that I could actually make a program that would take input from a user (into either a text box, combo box or a numeric up down) on a windows form in a 9X9 grid, and the program would solve the puzzle for them. Now as a quick disclaimer I do not know much about solving Sudoku puzzles so there are probably better algorithms out there but this is the best way that I can think of. The basic premise of the idea is based off of a lock. So what I did was set all 4 to “0?.
  • FEVER BEE  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 1, 2012
    [Blog] How To Find Your Community's Founding Members
    Those that comment on relevant blogs and news articles are also a good source of contacts. It helps if you have an existing list of contacts to launch a community. This is how most communities founded by amateurs begin. The founder reaches out to people they've known for years. They know these people are interested in joining a community.    Some organizations confuse a list of contacts with their list of customers. They confuse the people whom know the founder personally and have developed relationships with the founder with those that purchase their products. 
  • WEB METRICS GURU  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 2010
    [Blog] At Marketing Lessons of the Grateful Dead By David Meerman Scott, Book Signing and Tweetup!
    I would not have known about the book signing had it not been for a Radian6 alert I have on the Roger Smith Hotel that tells me most of what happens there (that’s tweeted or blogged about, etc). I was at the Marketing Lessons of the Grateful Dead By David Meerman Scott, Book Signing and Tweetup! at Roger Smith Hotel tonight.   By the way, I bought a copy of Marketing Lessons From The Grateful Dead tonight – thought that was the least I could do after getting the personal introduction to Wiley from David ( that was very nice of him, if I do say so, myself!
  • SOSHABLE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2011
    [Blog] How to Deal with Trolls on Your Social-Networking Sites
    ” consider these tips for dealing with trolls on your blog or social-networking sites: Don’t Feed the Trolls. If you’re feeling like “OMG WTF” when scrolling your comment thread, you may be dealing with a troll. Trolls aren’t just readers or customers who are complaining about your product or service; these are creatures, spawned of the Internet, with the sole purpose of being a nuisance or creating a destructive presence on your site. Trolls don’t have legitimate grievances and they don’t want to talk rationally about their concerns.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011
    [Blog] Love Drop: Making Money By Giving It Away
    probably read only about 10 blogs regularly (oh, the horror!), Nate St. Pierre is the founder of ItStartsWith.Us , a global group of people committed to changing the world in just 15 minutes a week. and Spin Sucks is one of them. The main reason I come here is for all the straight talk from smart people. Gini Dietrich leads the charge, and the rest of the community joins in with experience, insight, critiques, and always a bit of fun. It’s my kinda place. So today I’d like to throw out a topic that has turned out to be somewhat polarizing: The launch of my latest project, Love Drop.
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2013
    [Blog] The Only Secret You Need to Make Profit
    'Read most marketing or business blogs and the word value will appear at some point.but what is value? In a sense it is one of those words that we all know what it means to us, however it is difficult to define. It strikes me that for something so core to being successful in both business and our personal lives, we need to learn more about value and give it a meaning that we can strive to achieve? Let Bob explain how I see value. Now if we take that value equation and translate it to everything that we do.on it is a outcome from the goal of making the world better for those around you.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2010
    [Blog] 2010: The Social Media Year in Review for Bloggers
    What if they visit your blog and like what they see? Post from: ProBlogger Blog Tips. 2010 will be remembered as the year that social media made a big splash in the lives of business owners. If you’re someone who runs an online business, you’ll have realized that social media has joined the ranks of SEO as a must-do activity (and, for some, has started to rival the number of traffic referrals sent, too). Are you participating? If you’re not participating in social media, you’re missing out on a lot. In fact, every minute, 24 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube. The bottom line.
  • FEVER BEE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 12, 2014
    [Blog] Building Peer Groups Allows Members To Achieve Positive Distinctiveness
      Take blogging for example. Some people blog for career advancement. Most people blog to be seen in a unique, positive, way among their peers. 'This is a term you've seen several times here.    Positive distinctiveness drives most of the participation we see in communities. Some participate for fun, some to help, some to get help, a few for money, but the vast majority participate to achieve positive distinctiveness. This means they participate because they want to be seen as unique, in a good way, among those they consider their peers. 
  • LAUREL PAPWORTH  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012
    [Blog] Social Media Training for February March 2012
    If you want to do a course with me later on, want early bird pricing, or just general tips on social media, you can also signup for my enewsletter (stuff that doesn’t make it on to the blog). If you are in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane I am teaching some one day hands on courses on social media campaigns, Facebook and Twitter, also 1/2 day courses on LinkedIn or Google Plus. Handson means the practical exercises are computer based (we have a lab). Please forward this (Share on Facebook, Tweet it, email, whatevs ) to anyone you think might be interested? Will let you know.
  • LAUREL PAPWORTH  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 26, 2010
    [Blog] Apple iPad deliveries in Australia TNT
    If you see any “haul&# videos or photos or blog posts please let me know? Watching the iPad buzz building in Australia where TNT not FedEx are the delivery dudes. Steve Jobs is Father Christmas and TNT deliveries his sleigh. I wonder if TNT know their staff member is doing an awesome job of building TNT brand love in the geeky and no so geeky communities online? From Forums.MacTalk.com.au Santa Steve Jobs should be with an iPad. just over 100 drivers = about 70 extra delivery stops each over and above our normal work. examples. but this one seems legit. if I was TNT. Related posts.
  • VISUALREVENUE.COM  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2012
    [Blog] The False Promise of the News Carousel
    This post is in: Blogs , DDNW , News Media , Optimization. Product. About us. Contact us. By Charlie Holbech. comments. DDN Wednesdays; The False Promise of the News Carousel. This week Dennis and I chat about how many publishers use a ‘News’ Carousel on their Homepage and probably over invest in the management of it. From discussions we’ve had with publishers it’s also apparent that many don’t fully appreciate the importance each of the ‘slide’ positions holds and how this declines extremely rapidly. Do you use a news carousel? link]. PRODUCT.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2010
    [Blog] MLB's Social Pulse
    You can also subscribe to the blog to ensure you receive the latest posts. « Previous Post Next Post » [link] Tweets that mention MLB’s Social Pulse | Jeff Esposito’s Blog — Topsy.com [.] blog comments powered by Disqus Stay connected Recent Posts Can influence be bought? Remember the hoopla surrounding rolling out instant replay or the perfect game called off because of human error ? For example, over the weekend, I saw a marriage between a great game and one of my current passions, social media. The tool is a dream for a geek 2. Enjoy this post?
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2013
    [Blog] Is it okay to leverage 9/11 for social engagement?
    'I just spent the last 30 minutes reading blog posts, tweets and blog posts about tweets posted by various companies and brands today, in honor of the anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks. Some are no longer live, and there have even been a few apologies posted for distasteful images or messages that some found offensive, like this one from AT&T. Kristen Korosec has a pretty comprehensive post over on Smartplanet , that you really should take a few minutes to read. Warning: You may find yourself a bit appalled. But back to the topic at hand. TODAY ONLY!
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
    [Blog] Where Everybody Knows Your Name. And Face
    There's just so much information being published in tweets, status updates and blog posts, that we're all snow-blind from the constant stream of digital bits of content about our mundane lives. Have you ever found yourself being tagged in a Facebook picture that makes you feel just a little bit uncomfortable? Things just got a whole lot creepier. We live in a day and age when people rage against the machine when Facebook changes their terms and service and yet, the majority of these same people have no issue posting pictures of their children from birth on up to Facebook. or may not.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 2015
    [Blog] How 4 Social Media Predictions Impact Email Marketers
    Building an audience on more stable granted media like email marketing and hosting long shelf-life content on owned media like your website or blog is wiser at this point. 'Image via BigStockPhoto.com. The social and email marketing channels are increasingly intertwined. So when I read this great collection of 30+ Social Media Predictions for 2015 , it immediately had me thinking about how they affect email marketers. Here are four of my favorite social media predictions and how they impact marketers’ use of email: ( Tweet This ). Tweet This ). Siloed messaging is dying. Tweet This ).
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2013
    [Blog] 13 Ingredients in the Perfect Social Media Contest
    In addition to smart use of visuals (see our “ Social Media Image of the Week ” blog series for inspiration), businesses often turn to social media contests and promotions to stir passion and activity within their online audience. 'Original image from BigStock.com. With the competition for attention within social media at an all-time high, the struggle to keep “fans” and “followers” engaged with your company’s social outposts is real, and ongoing. But it’s not as easy as just tweeting “who wants to win an ipad!?” Facebook?
  • WISDOM LONDON  |  TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2011
    [Blog] Wisdom doesn’t stand still…
    So Wisdom London lives on in blog form and the occasional project, but now you’ll find me at The Leadership Agency, with an amazing team of people I admire more than I can fully articulate – and with more to learn and experience. Wisdom doesn’t stand still… It evolves just like everything else in life. Sometimes it leaves a lasting legacy and sometimes it’s right just for that moment in time. That’s also true of Wisdom London and right now, I’m not standing still. Wisdom London has been, and always will be, like my third child.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 9, 2014
    [Blog] Skip to the End: 5 Great Ways to Make Your Readers Care
    But how can blogs, with their focus on building conversation and community as much as commerce, use endings to hook readers? What You Can Do:  lay subtle (or not so subtle) hints about the direction you’re taking your blog, giving the reader a sense that you know way more than you’re telling – which is really useful for those times when you’re making it up as you go along. It may be wise to chase an end goal for your blog that’s modest in scope and entirely achievable – but that’s a really poor way to market it. ”). Level up.
  • ENGAGE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2013
    [Blog] The Future Perfect: 3 Strategies Digital Magazines Can Employ to Provide Ideal User Experiences
    Features commonly found on blogs, like recommended articles based on topic or author, can also be employed within digital issues. 'When it comes to the digital versus print debate, can’t we all just get along? Recent innovations in digital magazines are certainly helping the cause. Mequoda Group recently released the results of a survey that reflect changes in how people read magazines. Some of their findings: 23 percent of respondents prefer reading magazines on their tablets. 13 percent of respondents had published a digital edition of a magazine within the past month.
  • ENGAGE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2011
    [Blog] All the News That’s Fit to Ignore
    If you liked this, try: 4 Tips to Develop Engaging Story Ideas The Lifespan of Social Media Content (Or, the Fish, the Stream, and the Shore) Want Infinite Blog Post Ideas? M y mom sold my trumpet a couple months ago on EBay and you probably couldn’t care less. Sure, it was a big moment for me – I’d been playing for about one third of my life and the proceeds of the sale would help out my family – but for the rest of the world it was about as interesting as well, some random guy selling a trumpet. Has anyone written something nearly identical? Is it readable? Is it skimmable?
  • WEB METRICS GURU  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2010
    [Blog] Social Media Case Studies – I’m smiling – Web Journal – general
    Research Examines What Motivates People to Comment Online in RWW and JAtIN’s blog about Google Complexity – according to the post … As Google grows in complexity, the number of bugs in their system multiply. Well, I got the first case study for my book back from Synthesio – its for Accor hotels and it’s exactly what I asked for – smiling. few more interesting posts I’ve read include. Sometimes you don’t rank because you screwed up. But sometimes you don’t rank because Google screwed up. web journal
  • WEB METRICS GURU  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
    [Blog] Playing with the Recorded Future Analytics Platform
    I first heard about Recorded Future from Mathew Hurst’s blog T he Recorded Future is Here where a brief introduction to this new analytics platform was shared.  Basically, Recorded Future is akin to Adaptive Semantics and Crimson Hexagon in that it creates structure and meaning from unstructured data using a combination of machine learning and custom programming. Matthew Hurst picked out this quote from the Recorded Future website. “This definitely reduces time in figuring out what may or may not be happening in the future based on what has been happening in the past.
  • PAMORAMA  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2010
    [Blog] Pepsi Sidelines Super Bowl Ads, Opts for Social Media Push
    In the highly sought after 18-34 demographic, 85% use some sort of social media (social networking, blogging, or texting). If they decide to check out the blog, that makes four interactions. link] Vikings Blog | Minnesota Vikings NFL Announcer [.] For someone like Pepsi this may not matter but a lesser known company could benefit.-= ´s last blog. For someone like Pepsi this may not matter but a lesser known company could benefit.-= ´s last blog. Do you enjoy NFL football? If so, we’ll both be watching the Super Bowl on February 7th.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012
    [Blog] Social Media’s Redheaded Stepchild
    Additionally, the “company page” pulls in a feed from an organization’s blog, and also it aggregates, from across the web, various news items mentioning an organization and/or brand. Complete your profile to 100 percent completeness (adding some interesting things about yourself and your interests), join some groups, add your blog or Twitter account (however, be mindful of the tweets you share), update your status, and most importantly of all, visit the damn site with some level of frequency. This is a guest post from  Larry Jones. m not looking for a job.”. Image: Wikipedia.
  • SOSHABLE  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2013
    [Blog] How Competitor Analysis Can Improve Your Social Strategy
    By simply typing in your competitors’ websites into Open Site Explorer , you can discover exactly which blogs and online newspapers have linked those sites. 'In a world with so many different businesses offering the same service and product, it is very difficult to make sure that your company is at the forefront. One thing that can help, however, is offering your consumers a detailed competitor analysis. This allows you to see which areas your company is truly the best in, and which areas you need to work on. Which companies should you research? What does your consumer think?
  • STAY N' ALIVE  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2013
    [Blog] Bitcoin Use-cases: Turning Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, and the Blockchain into a Fully Functional Peer-to-Peer Internet
    Businesses will need to start preparing for this in order to adapt to this new model - I''m actually seeing some of the smart ones do this now, which I''ll talk about later on this blog. 'A lot of non-Bitcoin investors and people with little knowledge of Bitcoin are freaking out right now about the fall of Bitcoin''s value in the last 24 hours due to China forbidding deposits into their main Bitcoin exchange. I''m actually kind of excited about it, because I think of Bitcoin as more a protocol than I do a currency. This means it has long-term sustainability. Let me explain.
  • BILL HARTZER  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2010
    [Blog] Top 5 Search Engine Optimization Audit Quick Tips
    In this blog post, I’m going to give you several tips that can help you during an SEO Audit. You probably are like me and tend to watch the amount of visitors and web traffic to your website every day. If you have every noticed a sudden loss of website traffic or if the traffic has gone down considerably then it’s time to start thinking about a search engine optimization audit. The first step in your Search Engine Optimization Plan should include an SEO Audit. Here are the top 5 SEO Audit Quick Tips: 1. 404 errors – The top item we see in seo audits is 404 errors.
  • BILL HARTZER  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2010
    [Blog] Survey: Third of Companies Use Social Media to Promote Their Business
    Report Ranks Reputation and Exposure of Brands Across News and Social Media Across the Internet, in news, blogs, tweets and other social. According to a brand new survey by CareerBuilder , one-quarter of businesses leverage social media to recruit and research possible staff. Twenty-nine percent of companies with 500 or fewer employees are utilizing social networking in some way. And more than half of leisure and hospitality organizations use social networking to help promote their businesses. Fifty-seven percent said they didn’t know. — Company awards – 9 %. and +/-1.46
  • DIVA MARKETING BLOG  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 23, 2014
    [Blog] Interview with Cory Edwards: Creating Social Business Structures
    'One of the benefits of a biz blog is sometimes ''fair trade'' agreements. Recently Adobe reached out and asked if I would be part of a 4-member Insider group, along with  Travis Wright , Elizabeth Osmeloski , Michele Kiss , that would help socialize their digital marketing conference next week. Adobe Summit. Sounded like good learnings to share. With over 5000 attendees sounded like a biz carnival! Sounded Sounded like fun. Adobe also offered introductions to speakers and attendees who are doing innovative work in digital/social. More good learnings for us. Yes" to the opportunity.
  • JUGNOO  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2013
    [Blog] Hashb.ag: Shop Instagram Now!
    originally appeared on Jugnoo Blog - Social Media is a Business: Social Media Presence Management under a Creative Commons license. appeared first on Jugnoo Blog. 'Hashbag ( [link] ) creator Mike Bodge noticed that there were over 2 million posts per year placed on Instagram that had the #forsale tag attached to them. So he came up with a system that let’s the user communicate, make a payment, and arrange shipment of items sellers put up for sale in the social media site. Hashbag trawls Instagram for pictures with a #forsale tag, and then puts them in a database.
  • JUGNOO  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
    [Blog] Boost Social Media Campaigns with In-Depth Articles
    Boost Social Media Campaigns with In-Depth Articles originally appeared on Jugnoo Blog - Social Media is a Business: Social Media Presence Management under a Creative Commons license. The post Boost Social Media Campaigns with In-Depth Articles appeared first on Jugnoo Blog. 'Creating useful content is part of every good social media strategy, and now Google is making it easier for even better content to be discovered. Google will now be highlighting in-depth articles. In order to take advantage of this feature, publishers should consider doing the following: 1. Paginate Content.
  • JUGNOO  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2013
    [Blog] Social Media Measurement Tools
    Social Media Measurement Tools originally appeared on Jugnoo Blog - Social Media is a Business: Social Media Presence Management under a Creative Commons license. The post Social Media Measurement Tools appeared first on Jugnoo Blog. 'If you are using social media measurement tools, the relative value of certain metrics will become more and more important. Which metrics have the most value? And in the case of Facebook analytics, one of the questions is how valuable, or how to value, a “like”. The value of a Facebook like can be viewed from several parameters.
  • JUGNOO  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2013
    [Blog] Twitter: Related Headlines Boosts Traffic
    Twitter: Related Headlines Boosts Traffic originally appeared on Jugnoo Blog - Social Media is a Business: Social Media Presence Management under a Creative Commons license. The post Twitter: Related Headlines Boosts Traffic appeared first on Jugnoo Blog. 'Twitter is providing more context to its tweets, by showing something called Related Headlines underneath tweets that have a large audience. As well, it’s because the tweet is embedded in the article that the article is showing up in the first place. ” See some interesting examples of this feature on Mashable here.
  • JUGNOO  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2013
    [Blog] Investigative Analytics: Social Media Analytics in Action
    Investigative Analytics: Social Media Analytics in Action originally appeared on Jugnoo Blog - Social Media is a Business: Social Media Presence Management under a Creative Commons license. The post Investigative Analytics: Social Media Analytics in Action appeared first on Jugnoo Blog. 'In this article by Don DeLoach , the difference between structured and unstructured data is explained. And the usefulness of social media analytics, beyond sentiment, is to obtain actionable insight. see the article here: www.datacenterjournal.com ).
  • WRITTENT BLOG  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2013
    [Blog] The Hottest Marketing News of the Week
    Greetings to everyone, and we are all stiff and ready to share some of the good blog posts and articles that we’ve come across this week. Surely, that’s not all the news but probably a good hunk of information you could use or at least have fun reading. How to Know if You’re Entering a [.]. Marketing News
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 2010
    [Blog] M-Publishing – a must attend event for publishers…
    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? Not sure how to monetise your eyeballs?
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, MAY 21, 2010
    [Blog] HTML5 and a new mobile app from Absolute Radio
    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? This is the link for iTunes.
  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2010
    [Blog] 2011 New Year’s Resolutions from Our Adland Galaxy
    ‘Twits, blogs and consults about how social media can be integrated into marketing programs. ’ “I want our agency to add more clients, successful case studies and write 150 blogs in 2011. ’ “Don’t blog for a month, ppl assume you’ve nothing to say. Madison Avenue Resolutions with a twist of Revolution. We used Twitter to scan our universe for resolutions for 2011.  As you will find, many of these resolutions are more about ongoing revolutions in the ad agency business. Happy New Year  from Blue Focus Marketing.  Enjoy! adscientist.
  • DIGIGEN  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 2010
    [Blog] Joining The Brooklyn Brothers
    Am really excited about where I am heading to and the amazing possibilities that The Brooklyn Brothers could offer me, so will be hoping that my blog, in fact career,  now takes on a more creative feel and delivers a match of cultural and social thinking. Link Here for more info ) Its been a pretty interesting 2.5 years at MediaCom and MediaCom Beyond Advertising. Particularly inspirational people for me have been Jerry Lloyd-Williams and David Fieldhouse who have been some of the real thought leaders at MediaCom and MBA since I have been there. See ya. Powered by WordPress and Hybrid
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2010
    [Blog] The 3 “Ly”s of Social Media
    When you consider the amount of time we spend tweeting, updating status, checking in, watching YouTube videos, reading blogs, reviewing on Yelp and all the rest, the natural question (and one that will asked by interplanetary visitors, ultimately) becomes “Don’t we have anything better to do?&# Tweet Sure, the gadgets and gizmos and the apps and androids of social media make it more convenient for us to interact with one another, and with brands. But it’s not really about the bits and bytes and data and Dick Costolo, is it? That’s the most important “ly&#.
  • DREW'S MARKETING MINUTE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2015
    [Blog] Could you have zombie loyalists?
    He blogs at  Shankman.com , and tweets random hilarity at @petershankman. 'Peter Shankman’s new book Zombie Loyalists — Using Great Customer Service to Create Rabid Fans  comes out today and I’m looking forward to reading it on the plane tonight! If you aren’t familiar with Peter, he’s best known for founding Help a Reporter Out , which changed how journalists and sources interact around the world. This new book is his fourth, and is the follow-up to his best-seller,  Nice Companies Finish First. ” What do you think? Buy from us!” Books
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2012
    [Blog] 10 Best Entrepreneurs of 2011 Infographic
    million blogs for iPad. Will you be one of the top entrepreneurs in 2012? Learn from the below and you can become a Digital Leader ! From: BusinessMBA.org. Also from BusinessMBA.org: Do a quick search for important entrepreneurs. Do you see any wrinkles on those faces? You sure don’t—some of them might even still have baby fat. does a yearly list of the top 30 entrepreneurs under 30.  Business MBA  decided to find out how ten of these young adults are making huge impressions on business and on the world. Matt Mickiewicz, 99designs Co-Founder—27 Years Old. Founded 2007. Founded 2007.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 2010
    [Blog] Social Media is the Servant of Strategy, Not the Master
    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 Social Media is the Servant of Strategy, Not the Master July 14th, 2010 |Written By: Mike Cassidy | View Comments Tweet Guest post by Mike Cassidy , a non-profit Senior Executive Director specializing in membership development, engagement and retention. Why ignore it? Thanks, Mike!
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  MONDAY, JULY 2, 2012
    [Blog] The Power of a Question
    The Power of a Question is a post from: Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting. When I was 30, I lived in a largely rent-controlled building in New York City with my (then) girlfriend, who was also my age. There were nine other residents on our floor: a young couple in their 20’s, and seven single elderly widows/widowers in their 70’s and 80’s. The average age of our floor was 58. No one was 58. Trees were being slaughtered because someone asked “What’s the average age of that building?”. For most of us, it’s the same one: “Why?”.
  • WRITTENT BLOG  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2013
    [Blog] 3 Social Media Tools That Make Experts Happy
    John Paul Aguiar, Blogging Entrepreneur : “It gives me the tools to first see what is happening in my community on a daily basis, and then make the changes I need to make from the information I am given.”. The post 3 Social Media Tools That Make Experts Happy appeared first on Writtent.com: Internet Marketing Blog. 'Your marketing strategy will never be complete if you don’t maintain a social media presence. Just like with anything else, taking proper care of your accounts can be extremely time-consuming and ineffective unless you have the right tools at your disposal. SocialBro.
  • TRADESMEN INSIGHTS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 2013
    [Blog] From MAGNET: Is This Our Sputnik Moment?
    'This post originally appeared on MAGNET’s  Manufacturing Success blog and is reposted with permission. Is This Our Sputnik Moment? By Fatima Weathers, Executive Vice President, MAGNET. Fatima Weathers, Executive Vice President, MAGNET. At a recent conference I attended in Washington, D.C., panelists from industry, academia and labor gathered to discuss manufacturing’s next step. Several panelists described the current manufacturing environment as being on the edge of a new era that is being driven by widespread and affordable access to 3-D printing and cloud computing.
  • DANNY WHATMOUGH  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2012
    [Blog] I’m off to the West Bank
    Check out my new blog. It’s not everyday you can write a blog post title like that. I’ve set up another blog where you can read about everything that happens. But it’s true. I’m off to the West Bank for a month. From mid-October, I’m volunteering for a charity called Music Harvest that runs a cultural exchange programme in the city of Nablus and surrounding area. Life takes crazy turns now and again – some good, some bad. It’s been a tough year and this seemed like a little bit of craziness too good to turn down. Danny Whatmough.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2013
    [Blog] Cybercrime, peeing your pants and Facebook Saturation
    During SXSW this blog will primarily be dark so until next Friday enjoy this week’s edition of Five for Friday. By the time you read this, I will be halfway to Texas. After waking up at an ungodly hour, I realized that all this hype about Winter Storm Saturn was nothing more than weather men trying to be rockstars. Seriously guys if we are going to name a storm after an American Gladiator at least make it one of those hurricanes that rips things up, not a dusting of white powder that would make Charlie Sheen giggle. Bonus song stuck in my head at 3:30 am today: Five for Friday
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2011
    [Blog] Strategy Lessons: The Fire Book
    This blog series looks at each of the Five Rings (chapters), and discusses how some of the phrases apply to the modern communications market. classic example of this was Southwest Airlines’ decision to blog about seating policy changes. The negative response was overwhelming with seven hundred loyal Southwest customers expressing their disdain on the blog post. A Book of Five Rings , written by Miyamoto Musashi in 1645, is one of the world’s classic sources of strategy. 1) Seize First Place. Musashi. This is a timeless truth in marketing. 2) Create Desire.
  • WWW.ENTERPRISEIRREGULARS.COM  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2010
    [Blog] Content Marketers: Are you a Teacher, a Curator, or a Pundit?
    Home Blog Meet the Enterprise Irregulars Contact Enterprise Irregulars Smart Thinking for the Smart Enterprise Featured Posts Business Software Trends & Concepts Subscribe Browse: Home / Featured Posts , Trends & Concepts / Content Marketers: Are you a Teacher, a Curator, or a Pundit? They find themselves in the middle of writing a blog post only to find that they were writing ad copy, not a blog post, and they have to start over again.  Build lists of the very best blogs and publish them.  SmoothSpan Blog : Larry Ellison is. explain it this way. 
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