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    [Blog] Ecommerce 101: A Review
    Ostapenko wrote “ Ecommerce 101: What you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask ” on his LinkedIn blog. 'Recently, Sergei V. It isn’t a big article, but it is a  helpful look at some of the stuff that can be helpful to a business trying to figure out selling online. think the more you read different expert opinions on things, the bigger your perspective is on approaching solutions for your own application. There’s always something new to learn, and that sure holds true with marketing and technology. The Basics. So what are we measuring and examining?
    [Blog] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #23
    "I came across the Cooking for Engineers blog a few years ago, and was immediately impressed with this unique way of documenting a complex process. well, at least compared to laptops, which is what the donkey has,' states the Blog post. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? recipe infographics! and interview) - Cool Infographics. Now the guys at Cool Infographics have deconstructed Michael Chu 's approach, and published an interview with him. " (Alistair for Hugh). " (Hugh for Alistair).
    [Blog] Killing as Many Birds with as Few Stones as Possible with Content: Thinking Three Dimensionally
    Engaging Website Content – If you have a “fun” section on your website such as a blog, this is where you’ll want to place the content. The worst thing that can happen is to take someone who wants to do business and distract them with frivolous content, so by placing it on the blog or in an area designed for “fun” topics, you’ll keep the serious visitors serious while still engaging with those who are visiting for other reasons. There’s really no way around it. We all understand that different content has different purposes.
    [Blog] Social Media Specialists in SMBs: to hire or not to hire
    Everything goes well until you tweet some news, inform about your company or products, like and share blog posts etc. My friend and colleague wrote on his blog how a perfect marketing department team should look like in a SMB. This is a Guest Post by Janek Makulec. Now we all hear really a lot about social media. The thing is that people who don’t have a clue about social media – they hear it too, but they lack a good explanation. But I’m not going to write one of those many posts saying that creating a Facebook page is not enough. Don’t be cheap here, but stay reasonable.
  • JUGNOO  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2013
    [Blog] Twitter Report Abuse Button May Help Spark Personal Safety Innovation
    Twitter Report Abuse Button May Help Spark Personal Safety Innovation originally appeared on Jugnoo Blog - Social Media is a Business: Social Media Presence Management under a Creative Commons license. The post Twitter Report Abuse Button May Help Spark Personal Safety Innovation appeared first on Jugnoo Blog. 'Because of the incident in Britain that involved high profile women being threatened with death or rape, Twitter has introduced a report abuse button on both mobile and web platforms. As well, extra staff are being added in order to deal with reports of abuse from users.
  • JUGNOO  |  THURSDAY, JULY 25, 2013
    [Blog] Facebook Analytics: Ferrari Wins Engagement War
    Facebook Analytics: Ferrari Wins Engagement War originally appeared on Jugnoo Blog - Social Media is a Business: Social Media Presence Management under a Creative Commons license. The post Facebook Analytics: Ferrari Wins Engagement War appeared first on Jugnoo Blog. 'For Facebook analytics fans, SimplyMeasured has published a report on how some of the top 100 brands use Facebook. Here are some highlights: “Automotive brands earn double the average Facebook engagement rate of other Interbrand companies.”. Facebook posts of over 250 characters average less engagement.”.
  • JUGNOO  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2013
    [Blog] A Pixar Insider’s Guide to Story Telling and Engagement
    Pixar Insider’s Guide to Story Telling and Engagement originally appeared on Jugnoo Blog - Social Media is a Business: Social Media Presence Management under a Creative Commons license. The post A Pixar Insider’s Guide to Story Telling and Engagement appeared first on Jugnoo Blog. 'Andrew Stanton is a film director, screenwriter and producer at Pixar. He gave a TED talk recently, and here are some of his key takeaways on engagement in the art of story telling. Some of this can be applied to the stories a brand tells: is it compelling? You were born a problem solver.
  • JUGNOO  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2013
    [Blog] 5 Key Functions of Social Media Management
    Key Functions of Social Media Management originally appeared on Jugnoo Blog - Social Media is a Business: Social Media Presence Management under a Creative Commons license. The post 5 Key Functions of Social Media Management appeared first on Jugnoo Blog. 'I f you are relying on more than one social media management program to provide the following five key functions, it may be time for a little spring cleaning! Social media is serious business. Businesses that take it seriously know that their social presence requires more than monitoring; it requires management.
  • JUGNOO  |  TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013
    [Blog] Do happy customers have less social media value than angry customers?
    originally appeared on Jugnoo Blog - Social Media is a Business: Social Media Presence Management under a Creative Commons license. appeared first on Jugnoo Blog. 'In the era of social media, customer service teams are on high alert for negative sentiment, to the point which they may be ignoring happy customers and alienating potential brand advocates. Online reputation management has become a growth industry within social marketing, resulting in a number of new social presence tools and monitoring platforms. After a recent experience with Delta Airlines, I think we have. While
    [Blog] Four social applications worth keeping an eye on
    If you think you haven’t, log onto your public stream and look for quick bursts of Tweets sharing news stories or blog posts. Is it me or does it seem like there is a new social network or application that is going to be the next big thing in 2012? For every “surefire hit” like a Pinterest there are two or three Google Waves or Empire Avenues.  It is always hard to read the tea leaves when deciding whether or not to jump in with two feet or sit on the sidelines and let the audiences figure it out. So it takes an honest effort to give these networks a try. from my friend Gini Dietrich.
    [Blog] The Science Behind a Compelling Social Media Campaign
    You’ll also likely be balancing tasks such as writing blog content and other marketing tactics, so you’ll feel like you’re flying by the seat of your pants without a plan. '“Setting up a social media campaign is a piece of cake,” said no marketing professional ever. When it comes to social media-based campaigns, it involves a lot more than just posting content and waiting for the likes and comments to rack up. It involves meticulous planning, endless analysis, and a true understanding of what makes your audience tick. The answer to all these questions can be, “yes!”
    [Blog] Develop Irresistible Content with this 4-Point Formula
    If you want to create blog posts, white papers, and even ebooks that clearly communicate your idea and compel your readers to do whatever you ask,  you need to use this little formula. This analysis may seem a little too scientific for writing blog content, but it’s not. If 40 other blog posts could use it, then it is too general. One way I show that I have the authority to speak on the subject of writing popular blog posts is by mentioning my blog that was named among the Technorati Top 100. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. Let’s take a look.
    [Blog] Use the Power of Imagination to Move Your Readers to Action
    Imagine if you had the power to move your readers to take action on the invitations that you gave them in your blog posts! After hearing this technique used in radio ads a number of times recently, it struck me that this powerful technique could be used in writing blog posts. Here are a few thoughts I recorded about the idea of using imagination in blogging that I put down on a walk (my second “WalkCast&# ). Post from: ProBlogger Blog Tips. Imagine if you had the power to move your readers to take action on the invitations that you gave them in your blog posts!
    [Blog] How to Connect with People on Social Media
    Link to your personal blog or profile. 'Though the name should say it all, it’s outright shocking just how many brands on social media refuse to be social. Some try and fail, obviously, but many simply don’t try in the first place. They enter business to make money, and depending on how much they spend on ads and how often they plaster their image around, they might end up being successful despite a cold, robotic-like image. Odds are, however, you can’t afford to be anti-social as a brand on social media. When you’re ready to connect social media is the place to do it. Right? link].
    [Blog] Internet vs. Television: Which Is the Second Screen?
    If you haven’t already, create Facebook and Twitter accounts for your blogs. 'Do you spend more time in front of the TV or in front of the computer screen? Just a few years ago, the answer probably would have been the television. But with a growing global online population, the Internet is gradually replacing television in the lives of modern individuals. Recent studies show that about 30% of the world’s population is online, and the average Internet user spends 32 hours per month surfing the web. While Why Is the Internet a preferred medium for entertainment? Flexibility.
  • ENGAGE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2013
    [Blog] Time to Get the ‘Internet of Everything’ on Your Radar
    'This is the second article in an occasional series on this blog by McMURRY/TMG Content Editor James Alan Miller that will explore the evolution of mobile technology and its influence on business and content marketing. One of the cool things about covering technology is that you get exposed to all these great trends and ideas when they’re in their infancy. In my first post, “ My Mobile Epiphany ,” I described how early exposure to PDAs and smartphones helped me understand the mobile revolution. recent white paper from networking giant Cisco found that some 10 billion of the world’s 1.5
    [Blog] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #119
    My friends: Alistair Croll ( BitCurrent , Year One Labs , GigaOM , Human 2.0 , the author of Complete Web Monitoring and Managing Bandwidth: Deploying QOS in Enterprise Networks), Hugh McGuire ( The Book Oven , LibriVox , iambik , PressBooks , Media Hacks ) and I decided that every week or so the three of us are going to share one link for one another (for a total of six links) that each individual feels the other person "must see" Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another: Kickstarter Is Not a Store - Kickstarter Blog. Blog Maverick. guess what?
  • SOSHABLE  |  MONDAY, JULY 16, 2012
    [Blog] Social Media’s Influence on Investing
    Blogs and web articles have been influencing the buying and selling of stocks and other investment products for years through analysis and picks.  Articles on web have always been informative about forex trading, investments etc. As social media gains in popularity, this more concise and faster paced resource is also swaying investors in many ways. SEC website ( [link] ). Zoomedia suggests on their website that companies advertise on Facebook to attract investors. Investors may also follow brokers, other investors or friends who invest on these sites.  The hedge fund actually posted a 5.4%
    [Blog] A Major Difference Between Twitter and Facebook
    Read more on this social media blog. Blast. For entrepreneurs, one of the best features of Twitter is it’s API. Twitter allows developers to tap into its stream of 1 billion monthly tweets to create new applications and websites. This Twitter API has spawned several unique applications and projects that have benefited internet users in a variety of ways. This API has also spawned several real time search engines, such as Sency , which tap into sources such as Twitter to offer real time results for internet users. However, Facebook is very different. image: LoneWolfLibrarian ). Share it.
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  MONDAY, MAY 9, 2011
    [Blog] It’s 1am and all is well…
    Not a bad haul for a day which was more disrupted than normal – but that’s why I’m writing this – to remind myself that I’m lucky to be able to spend 9am on a Monday morning setting up farm animals on the living room floor with my son, and to be able to spend 9pm in a call with an American client, or 1am writing a blog post. I’m writing this at 1am. I’ve still got a couple of emails I have to send before the day is over, but aside from that, I’ve finished everything that’s been needed today. And that’s how I feel at the moment.
    [Blog] One Social Thing Wrapup – Week of June 25
    One Social Thing Wrapup – Week of June 25 is a post from: Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting. Here’s what we included in this week’s One Social Thing daily email. Scroll to see the social media and content marketing articles you need to know. To get One Social Thing delivered to your email each day, please subscribe below. If you find a social media or content marketing story you think is a must-read, tweet it out with the #OneSocialThing hash tag. If we use your idea in an edition, I’ll send you a signed copy of my book.
    [Blog] Cartoon of the day
    You can also subscribe to the blog to ensure you receive the latest posts. « Previous Post Next Post » [link] Tweets that mention Cartoon of the day | Jeff Esposito’s Blog — [.] blog comments powered by Disqus Stay connected Recent Posts Can influence be bought? Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Cartoon of the day Written on July 9, 2010 by Espo in Cartoon of the Day Enjoy this post? Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks. Thanks for visiting! Comment - Leave a comment!
    [Blog] Cartoon of the day
    You can also subscribe to the blog to ensure you receive the latest posts. « Previous Post Next Post » [link] Tweets that mention Cartoon of the day | Jeff Esposito’s Blog — [.] blog comments powered by Disqus Stay connected Recent Posts Can influence be bought? Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Cartoon of the day Written on July 13, 2010 by Espo in Cartoon of the Day Cartoon – GapingVoid Enjoy this post? Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks. Thanks for visiting!
    [Blog] The Branding Comedy
    You can also subscribe to the blog to ensure you receive the latest posts. « Previous Post Next Post » [link] Tweets that mention The Branding Comedy | Jeff Esposito’s Blog — [.] blog comments powered by Disqus Stay connected Recent Posts Can influence be bought? Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading The Branding Comedy Written on August 8, 2010 by Espo in Branding As an English major/Geek, this mashup tugs at all of my hear strings. It is long, but worth thumbing through. Thanks for visiting! Unported License.
    [Blog] Video: 2009 in Social Media
    From Rob’s blog: From the election of the first American social media president… to a nod to social media from the mainstreamiest of mainstream media (Oxford Dictionary, for god’s sake!)… link] Rob Cottingham I’m glad you liked the video, Pam – thanks so much for passing it along! -= ´s last blog. link] Rob Cottingham I’m glad you liked the video, Pam – thanks so much for passing it along! -= ´s last blog. Many thanks Will.-= ´s last blog. Many thanks Will.-= ´s last blog. If you’re unable to see the video, you can watch it here.)
    [Blog] Big Data - Being Open Can Bring Success
    Data, Data Everywhere | Domo | Blog. Yesterday I wrote about the power of local search and it made me think about how the expectations of business has changed as well. When I started in the business world a growing concern was how the business affected the world. Was it green? Was it treating people equally? . During the last couple of decades this sense of purpose in the world and doing good in the world, has been joined with the concept of CSR and looking at how businesses support their local community as well. This can be seen as a challenge, yet when you think about
    [Blog] LinkedIn Tops a Quarter Billion Users
    The post LinkedIn Tops a Quarter Billion Users appeared first on Soshable | Social Media Blog. 'The king of professional social networking reached a major milestone recently when they broke the 250 million user mark. Since going public in March, 2011, LinkedIn has had an up and down road. This can be expected from any social media site that goes public (just ask Facebook) but LinkedIn has been relatively stable. They’ve had some missteps. They’ve faced challenges. They seem to come out on top the majority of the time. billion as of the June quarter). Read More: Mashable.
    [Blog] Would you pay for an adless Facebook?
    There were a few blogs on the topic ranging from slamming the company to questioning and polling their readers to see if they would be willing to pay for an adless version of the social network. 'A few weeks back there was an article on a patent application that Mark Zuckerberg had placed. The patent showed mock-ups to create an ad-less version of Facebook for users wishing to pay to remove the ads. When I first saw this, I pondered what Facebook would look like without ads in its current form, but then finding the image (on left), my mind started to wander again. What do you think?
    [Blog] Canvassing ProBlogger Readers: How Have You Built Your Readership?
    Our next themed week is all about building readership and creating community on blogs. If you’re interested in how to build your readership base, you might like these posts on 8 Tips for Building Community on Your Blog. How to Find Readers for Your Blog. Strategies for Growing Readership on Your Blog. Steps to Building Your Blog into a Community. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. 'As you might be aware, each month this year we are running a themed week – delving in deep the topics that are of the most interest to you.
    [Blog] The Hybrids are Coming: Evolution of the Prototype Marketer
    Marketers have the ability to consistently produce more meaningful outcomes—inbound links, click-through rates, website traffic, landing page conversions, content downloads, blog subscribers and leads—that can be tracked in real time and directly correlated to sales. Paul Roetzer ( @paulroetzer ) is founder and CEO of  PR 20/20 , a Cleveland-based inbound marketing agency, and author of  The Marketing Agency Blueprint (Wiley). Digital marketing has revolutionized the industry, and the job market. The most valued talent in the emerging marketing agency ecosystem will be hybrids.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 7, 2010
    [Blog] Ayan Sen on Making Money Online
    He lives in Canada and blogs about making money online. When did you start blogging? have been blogging since January 2009, when I started my first website on steps to create a website. Why did you decide to create a blog? The links down the left sidebar of your site cover a wealth of information — from blogging to social networking to making money online. The following is a guest interview with Ayan Sen, a 21-year-old internet entrepreneur. then began a project at ; and later at Got a question for Ayan?
    [Blog] Are You A Business Or A Media Company?
    These include forums, blogs, community websites where industry news can be published, wikis, etc. It could be an industry social networking website, it could be an industry wiki or encyclopedia site, or it could be a simple blog. About Us What’s a Maverick? Steve Rubel, who is a bit of an Internet pioneer, has an interesting take on marketing in this global Internet economy. Even if you’re a local business. And I fully agree. In fact, that’s precisely what you should strive to be. media company. But what does it mean to be a media company? The Internet is a huge place.
    [Blog] Harvard’s Must-Have Guide to Social Media
    From RSS to micro-blogging to crowdsourcing, you’ll find a lot of new and interesting information in this presentation. Going back to school is not a bad thing always. Every now and then, we should. Even if it is to refresh our memories and do a revision of lessons already taught. Social Media is no exception. Here’s an excellent introduction to the subject as presented by Nicholas Lamphere of the @HarvardSocial group at Harvard University. Click here to view it now. Share this post.
    [Blog] Why the Kindle Fire is Not For Me
    Visit the blog archive to read more articles on new and emerging media. I did not want a Kindle to replace the experience of reading tactile books when I wrote about it in February 2009. The majority of your comments agreed with me. Fast forward nearly three years and I still don’t want the thing. The Kindle Fire is not for me. Not yet. Engadget reviews the Kindle Fire with a concise conclusion: The Kindle Fire is quite an achievement at $200. It’s a perfectly usable tablet that feels good in the hand and has a respectably good looking display up front. That the Fire has.
    [Blog] Slapped! Facebook Blocks Me For 14 Days
    sent more requests to both local citizens and many internet personalities whose blogs I read and who know me, folks such as Wayne John and Kirsten Wright and Justin Levy — and Facebook slapped me on the wrist and blocked me from sending friend requests or writing messages to non-friends for a period of 7 days. I am seeking re-election to the Newburyport city council and actively sending Facebook messages to people who live in my town to 1) introduce myself and 2) inquire if they would like to be my friend. Today is a different story. That is, if you want to be friends.
    [Blog] How Your Photo Tweeting Experience Changes
    Enrich Your Blog Readers’ Experience with Wibiya. Studies indicate 14.9% of tweets contain links; and 1.25% of those links (or 2.1 million tweets a day) point to pictures hosted on photo sharing websites. Twitter users are familiar with the concept of adding images to tweets, typically using third-party services such as Twitpic , Yfrog , and Lockerz. No longer is that monotony required, as a deal was inked this summer with Photobucket to enable you to visit, write your message, and attach your shared photo on the fly. Thank you for reading! 12 Million People Tweet 27.3
    [Blog] Say “Cheese” with Social
    This post was originally published on AT&T’s Networking Exchange Blog. Small businesses are realizing that social media is here to stay, and they are taking notice because becoming a social brand can help drive revenue. Traditionally, small business have used outbound advertising platforms like direct mail, cable television, newspapers or yellow pages, but today outbound marketing strategies have largely been replaced by inbound strategies. Integrating social media into the marketing mix isn’t an option anymore. For Joanie, becoming a social brand hasn’t been that difficult.
    [Blog] Build Websites for Mobile First
    The post Build Websites for Mobile First appeared first on Soshable | Social Media Blog. 'Earlier this week I wrote a controversial piece about responsive website design that brought the ire of professionals within my industry and a flood of emails calling me all sorts of names. Yes, there were those who agreed as well, but they were the minority. In retrospect, I sold out. looked at the data, saw how responsive websites were not performing very well on mobile devices in industries that were heavy on data, and came to the conclusion that adaptive was a better solution for some.
    [Blog] What sucks about PR
    This post originally ran on the PR Breakfast Club blog, but I wanted to share it with readers who may have missed it. am pissed off. The PR industry has recently received one black eye after the other – and you know what? It’s our own damn fault. Yes, I said it. The recent bad press for the PR industry (and individual practitioners) in TechCrunch , Forrester and the New York Times came from the work of horrible PR people. These ranged from bad pitches to scamming a small business. That pisses me off even more than anything. So how do we fix this? We’d love to hear below.
  • PAMORAMA  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 21, 2010
    [Blog] Happy Birthday Twitter: The Path to 10 Billion Tweets
    link] » Blog Archive » ART BACKWASH: Get the Twitter Beard [.] pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Happy Birthday Twitter: The Path to 10 Billion Tweets by Pam Dyer on March 21, 2010 Share Today (March 21st) marks Twitter’s 4th birthday — exactly four years since Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey sent his first Tweet and, along with Evan Williams and Biz Stone , started a phenomenon: After its launch in 2006, it took years (until November, 2008) to collect its first billion tweets. Average Age of a Facebook User?
    [Blog] Content Marketing: Have a Strategy and Be Relevant
    'Today we have a guest blog post from Rosemarie Ascherl, PR Foreman at Sonnhalter, discussing content marketing. Content marketing should be part of all B2B [and B2T] business’s overall marketing strategy. Earlier this month I had the opportunity to attend a fabulous week of learning and motivation when I attended the 2013 Content Marketing World Summit at the Cleveland Convention Center. Content marketing’s purpose is to attract and retain customers by consistently creating and curating relevant and valuable content with the intention of changing or enhancing consumer behavior.
    [Blog] Why Videos are Such an Important Way to Reach the Professional Tradesman
    Other than SEO, promote on your blog, website and social platforms, along with the appropriate tagging so folks can find you. 'If you’re not utilizing this tool to reach the contractor and professional tradesman, you’re missing a great opportunity. Some recent studies show that videos are on the rise in the B-to-B world.  B-to-B Content Marketing: 2013 Benchmarks, Budget and Trends North America  found that video had the largest increase of any market content in 2012. He gives great tips on how to develop and execute a video strategy. Define your message.  Keep it short. 
    [Blog] YouTube: An Excellent Way to Reach the Professional Tradesman
    Leverage other social media platforms - Blog about it, Tweet it, post it on Facebook and submit it to StumbleUpon. 'Are you looking for ways to get in front of tradesmen? If you’re a manufacturer and don’t have anything on YouTube, you’re missing a great opportunity. What better way to show a customer or prospect how to use your product, highlight features and benefits or even have a customer testimonial. Next to Google (who by the way owns YouTube), YouTube is the highest searched. hour of video is uploaded every second – that’s 60 hours a minute! Educate the customer.
    [Blog] Goodbye Republican Party, It’s YOU Not Me
    Again apologies from straying away from the normal fare on this blog, but this had to be said. 'This is going to be a political post. If that offends you, please click here. For the past 6+ years I have been a member of the Republican Party, but the past few years have really driven me to question if it even made sense anymore. As many Americans know, our political system is broken and my Party is a big part of the problem. Now that is what was the final straw, Nate Bell was. While an Arkansas State Representative has nothing to do with me, his cluelessness embodies the Grand Old Party.
    [Blog] How to Organize Finances with FreshBooks
    Also, subscribe to the mailing list to download a free copy of The Guest Blogging Survival Guide! 'When I was approached to do a review of FreshBooks , it couldn’t have come at a better time. have to admit, I’ve never been good with organizing my finances beyond Excel. tried another name brand accounting product on two different occasions, and both times gave it up because I could never reconcile my accounts correctly. Not to mention that there was no suitable import option for PayPal with it either. Organize my clients’ information. Search for invoices quickly.
    [Blog] Abraham Lincoln on Sincerity and Social Media
    So often company's say - "Anna, I have been on twitter for a week now and blogged for a fortnight.but can't see it is doing any good". Abraham Lincoln once said. If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend". No truer word has been spoken, and how apt all these years on when we apply it to social media. Sincerity doesn't come in the short term. Sincerity cannot be bought. Sincerity is not what you say as much as what you did.and how you made me feel. Sincerity is about consistent behavior in the long term.
    [Blog] How To Make Most of Business Trends in 2013
    Trends in business for 2013 are now becoming the default blog post within my RSS feeds. trend becomes an opportunity when it is turned from something you blog about to something that you live by. However, most people talk about what they 'see' the trends to be however few actually say how a business can benefit from these trends. So today I want to talk about putting into action a business trend to help you grow your company in 2013. like to see trends in business ideas as business opportunities and use an acronoym BEST to show how to make the most of them. Let me explain.
    [Blog] Social Media Needs Fewer Networks, More Outlets
    They expose blogs and mainstream news that fills the social networks with fresh reasons to visit. The social networking doors are closed. The finalists have been announced with Google+ walking into the room and closing the door on everyone on the outside. In the finalists room are a handful of networks that encompass everything that we could possibly need from a networking perspective. It’s time for the industry to focus on building on these networks. It’s time for more outlets. What is a social outlet? The Social Networks. There are five. They’d all be wrong.
    [Blog] How Does Getting a Thumbs Down on StumbleUpon Negatively Effect Your Content?
    When it come to generating traffic for a website or blog, StumbleUpon is one of the best tools you can lean on. However, not every link you share on the site is guaranteed to send visitors pouring your way. With the simple click of the conveniently accessible thumbs down button, your content could easily find itself buried and never to be seen. Point blank – the more thumbs down you rack up, the harder it becomes for your content to generate the traffic you seek. In this article, we will examine some of the factors that could cause StumbleUpon users to reject your content.
    [Blog] A Social Media Customer Service Win From @DeltaAssist
    On the flip side, by handling a customer service issue well via social media, you have the opportunity to build brand evangelists and generate positive word-of-mouth feedback, like this blog post. 'Moments of greatness often come when we least expect it. Especially when travel and flight delays are involved. recently found myself in a situation where an international flight delay meant that I would miss my connection. Suffice to say, this was not how I wanted my amazing trip to end. About five minutes in on hold, I had a bright idea. Alright, now we’re making progress. that afternoon.
    [Blog] Social Frosting, Google Plus, and SEO – a Conversation
    Over the last 7 years, online conversations have moved from blogs to social networks. 48 – In a recent blog post about Google+, Jay says that Google swallowed it’s “we can do things different pride” and out the best of Facebook, Twitter and FourSquare in G+. Jay’s blog has already seen more traffic from Google+ than Facebook. This is a recent podcast about Google Plus by Eric Schwartzman @EricSchwartzman who provides online social media training , social media strategy and social media policy governance. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE. What are the advantages of using G+? 
    [Blog] Perception Versus Reality
    In the digital and social space, this is often our own Achilles heel as press clippings and blogs within the space help puff out our chests and inflate our own feelings of self-importance. 'No matter what type of job you have, chances are that there are times when you take yourself or your job way too seriously. It is OK to nod your head and agree, because it happens to everyone (this author included). As I write this post, I am utterly exhausted and it’s not from pulling a 40+-hour week or even doing work-related activities. It can’t wait. It also leads me to…. m irreplaceable.
    [Blog] Are You Crowding The Kitchen?
    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 Are You Crowding The Kitchen? July 29, 2010 | by Amber Naslund View Comments Collaboration. That word is so golden-clad in business. The thing we strive for. The thing we each claim to do well. We know this, right? Are you?
    [Blog] Our Relationship to Technology is Changing; Don’t Get Left Behind
    In a recent study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project , difficult as it may be to believe for readers of this blog, 15% of Americans over the age of 18 do not use the internet at all. He began blogging so he could get a job as a reporter. 'Shel Israel, author @shelisrael. Read on for some of the highlights and tweetable moments, or listen to the full podcast. Please Support Our Sponsors. Huge thanks to our amazing sponsors for helping us make this happen. Please support them; we couldn’t do it without their help! Listen Now. The RSS feed is: [link]. Social Media.
    [Blog] The Practical Guide to Writing Conversational Copy
    You and your blog or business are here to fill a need. You can ask hundreds of questions to build an accurate reader profile (like Darren does here ), and the best way to profile your audience is to ask them lots of questions… on your blog, in your newsletters, on social media. Have you ever been told to feed the desire of your readers when writing copy to market your blog or business? Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. 'This is a guest contribution from Monika Mundell, communication strategist and copywriter. Image by Flickr user Rohit Rath. You don’t!
    [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.
    [Blog] Palestine: fighting against a resigned future
    Why have I found this final blog post so hard to write? It is now more than a month since I returned from Palestine. And I’ve been meaning to write a final post, but it has proved difficult. How do you sum up such an experience? In the first post I wrote when I arrived, I talked about the vivid contrasts that exist everywhere. For a visitor, making contrasts is an obvious and easy thing to do. It helps to give a clear sense of the uniqueness of this place. Contrasts are easy to find too now I’m back. Today, I went for a run. could move freely. What sort of a life is this?
    [Blog] Podcast:Improving a Dealership’s Social Media Presence
    The post Podcast:Improving a Dealership’s Social Media Presence appeared first on Soshable | Social Media Blog. 'Presence is 50% of the game when it comes to social media. You have to be in front of people, accessible, and able to bring to them the other half of the social media equation: message. message without a presence brings to mind the old saying about a tree falling in an empty forest. If a Facebook post goes out and nobody saw it in their news feed, did it really get posted at all? Listen Now.
    [Blog] How the Web Helped Me Buy a New Car
    When he's not blogging, Ari helps brands improve their digital media marketing. I recently said goodbye to my 2001 Subaru Forester and purchased a 2013 Subaru Impreza. Have a look… I’d bought the Forester 12 years ago — and it was the first vehicle I owned all by myself. was in my first post-college job and wanted to use some of my income to trade-in my then-Plymouth Acclaim sedan for a SUV. researched, test drove, and decided to go Japanese. drove her for over 196,000 miles! Their costs added up. exceeded the trade-in value over the past three years. Got a question?
  • FEVER BEE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 2013
    [Blog] CIPR and Communicating With Members
    The Conversation will now have ‘Public relations’, ‘Public affairs’, ‘Internal Comms’, ‘Digital’, ‘Tech’, ‘Marketing’ and ‘Advertising’ hubs that will pull together the  best blogs  and  original content  from these areas into their own  specialist hubs.   Unfortunately, if you were using The Conversation as a place to write and keep your own blog, all of this content will be deleted in the change to a new CMS. Instead highlight the change and offer to port across the blogs of the top 20 contributors.   "Hi Richard. "). 
    [Blog] Plagiarism … or Inspiration?
    In all writing, blogging being no exception, there is a fine line between borrowing ideas and plagiarizing content. So it is with blogging. You should not be afraid of reading your favorite blogs and drawing ideas on what to write about from them. Brandsplat creates blogs, articles and social media in the voice of our client’s brand. Click here Click here for the Brandsplat Report or visit our blog at Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This guest post is by Dawn Walnoha of Brandsplat. Comparing content.
    [Blog] The Traditional Resume Is Dying
    Leave a Reply blog comments powered by Disqus 105 SUBSCRIBERS 50161 FOLLOWERS Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Digital Marketing , Social Media / The Traditional Resume Is Dying | Subcribe via RSS The Traditional Resume Is Dying August 5th, 2010 Posted in Digital Marketing , Social Media Tweet Share The sooner the better I say. There really is no reason to have to be dealing with word documents and pdfs anymore with the rise of Linked In (or even leading jobsites like Monster ). So what say you?
    [Blog] Meet Our Friend @corleymay
    You can find her on LinkedIn , Twitter and here’s her blog. @corleymay is a fellow creative who drives a very powerful digital community in a very niche market! She’s one of the few professional - digital-community-builders who gets to do it for their 9-5 job (although it’s often more hours than that). She has the ability to pull people into the conversation and keep them there. Corley is also one of the best writers I know! corleymay  is someone I’m lucky to consider a friend. She also lives here in Asheville, NC where I love calling home! Check her out!
    [Blog] Something New for Social Media News Junkies
    But the folks at Socia Media Informer are a much more discriminating…they are only looking for a few good blogs. I need two things to run Pushing Social: Time and Unique Information.  Time is precious and scarce.  Unfortunately, unique information is just as rare.  But, I just got a tremendous leg-up. Take a moment to pop by Social Media Informer , to see my latest ace in the hole resource.  Like Social Media Today, Social Media informer aggregates posts from bloggers across the social media space.  This suits me just fine. Now I can drink from the best content all in one place. 
    [Blog] Day 9: People of color impacting the social web – Robert Murray #28DaysofDiversity
    For day 9 , I would like to introduce to some and present to others: Robert Murray Twitter: @robertmurray & @saltriverstudio Website/Blog: Bio Born in Jamaica, Robert has lived in Los Angeles, New York City, Atlanta, Miami and now Austin. As we all know, February is Black History Month. It’s a month where we honor those who have made an impact on American culture for equal rights, those who have invented, those who have a helped others and those who have inspired everyone to be the best they can be, not only as a person of color but as a human.
    [Blog] This Week In Location: The return of the old school, Brightkite + Loopt deals & InCrowd launches in the 1.8 billion industry
    If you read the same old tech blogs you’ll think it was a light week in the location space. It was light compared to the last two weeks as everyone catches their breath and move forward from the Facebook Places announcement but the location industry was very much active this week as ever. Over the last seven days two of the very first location-based services announced check-in rewards/specials. Brightkite teamed with McDonald’s and Visa and Loopt announced a deal with Virgin wich equaled their fifth largest day ever. My thoughts so far on InCrowd? So was it a slow week?
  • SOSHABLE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013
    [Blog] Three Easy Ways Social Media Could Help You When Buying a Car
    Most social media pages have links to blogs and press releases as well that contain recent news. When you think about buying a car, you most likely surf the internet looking for automobile sites, or dealership homepages to get an idea on a certain vehicle and gather some information. One thing most of us would never think to do is use social media when we are car-shopping. If you haven’t thought of this then do not worry, I have helped you out and listed three easy ways social media can be utilized when car buying. This type of media can be really useful to a prospective car-buyer.
  • SOSHABLE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012
    [Blog] Power Plays and Landmark Changes to Marketing as of Late
    My own blog benefits from searches on Google more than anything else, and optimizing your site for search engines—throwing in key words and phrases that are more likely to come up in a search—is a widely known practice. Unless you’ve been in a coma for a while, you’ve probably noticed that the past few years of global Internet use have changed the game of marketing completely. These days, a consumer can immediately find a page for something the consumer likes—which is great for anyone selling anything. Take a look at: Networking. In October of 2007, Microsoft bought a 1.6% Crowdfunding.
    [Blog] Traditional Marketing Isn’t Dead Yet
    Regular readers of the Small Business Mavericks Internet Marketing Blog know that I am a big and vocal proponent of online marketing. Blogs, articles, e-zines, social media … I love it all. But you’ll never hear me tell you that you should abandon every form of traditional marketing. That just isn’t the case. Business cards. Yep, you need them. When you go to that off line networking event, you need something physical to hand out to people so that they’ll remember who you are. TV, radio, brochures. Yes, they’re useful. They all have their place.
    [Blog] What The World Needs Now
    Speaking Of TED… There is currently a big debate on Robert Scoble’s blog about TED and it’s price tag. This thought comes from Scott Gould 's thinking blog for thinking people. This on the BBC is interesting. It’s a short clip of delegates at TED saying what they think ‘what the world needs now’ in 18 seconds. They all hinge on action. But my favourite is from Arianna Hugginton who said beautifully that ‘ we need greater simplicity.’ ’ I’m trying really hard to get a mission statement together for Like Minds. More ideas?
    [Blog] Are You A Small Minded Business?
    He also blogs at Troy Claus is co-founder and partner at Bonsai Interactive Marketing , a full-service marketing agency, offering integrated and digital solutions. “All I need to do to take my business to the next level is get a Facebook page and a Twitter account.&#. That has become the mindset of many SMBs (Small Minded Businesses). Coupled with that mindset is usually the understanding that financial results are instant, your brand becomes a recognized leader, and you can work less (which is clearly the mindset that leads to failure). Being Disconnected.
    [Blog] How to Win the AFI Twitter Background Design Contest
    That means tweet it, Facebook it, blog it, bookmark it… basically, do whatever it takes to get the word out about your awesome design. Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip Candis Hidalgo @candees Candis is the marketing and communications manager for Go Smart Solutions, the company that created While the contest runs until the end of February, there are already a lot of awesome background designs being submitted. contest only See? Simple. Oh pity.
    [Blog] Facebook’s the crack and we’re all greedy junkies
    The change triggered a lot of negative blog posts in the social media and community management communities. concluded that many of the blogs took the Chicken Little approach rather than noting how this could be a good thing – hanging onto the same core pieces of fear: organic reach for brands would plummet, Facebook was pulling a pay-to-play scheme, or we need to change the way we measure. 'A recent Facebook update changed how brands are able to get content onto users’ news feeds. What do you want to see when you come on the platform? Oh yeah, Mashable said it was cool.
    [Blog] As Seen On TV - Media Hacking The Tube
    The subtle differences between a newspaper story, a magazine article, a book and a blog post goes away (a notion Seth Godin recently tackled in his The Domino Project Blog post, The end of paper changes everything ). How much disruption will the television industry face? New Media pundits made a big mistake when betting against television. Sure, the Internet has put the pain on media platforms like newspapers, magazines and radio, but television is still going strong. Is this always going to hold up? It's hard to tell. What is TV? Futurist's Media Manifesto. No more platforms.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2012
    [Blog] How to Use Google+ to Update All Major Social Networks
    Widgets and apps can help pull a Twitter feed to a website, or a blog RSS feed to a LinkedIn profile or Facebook profile. The hub might represent a blog or Twitter feed, and all the spokes separate social media channels. But most of the hacks that were blogged about last year don’t work any more—Google seem to be discouraging users from importing feeds to Google+. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This is a guest post by Alan Cairns of The hub and spoke distribution model represents this system, with a structure that resembles wheels on a bike.
    [Blog] How to Identify a Twitter Spammer
    When he's not blogging, Ari helps brands improve their digital media marketing. Related Stories The Purpose of Twitter The Best Blogs to Read in 2013 Facebook LinkedIn Twitter in 2013. Scroll through the below tweets. Posted by different accounts, the fact each is the same is proof that each is controlled by the same person. View the story "Guess Which Twitter Account is Fake" on Storify ]. Guess Which Twitter Account is Fake. When 34 different people tweet the same message, could all of them be fake? Storified by Ari Herzog · Sat, Dec 29 2012 10:30:43. pCherish Huffman.
    [Blog] Are you setting yourself up for failure?
    Whether you want to admit it or not, your company and its products are just not a matter of life and death, so responding to every waking Tweet, Facebook message or blog comment can wait until the morning or end of the weekend. Do you work around the clock, seven days a week? Take a second to consider the answer. am sure that for the most part that the answer is no. While the question might seem a no-brainer, it is actually one that I have seen debated time and time again within the community management and social media fields. Both answers have merit, but are equally incorrect.
    [Blog] So You Think You Can Be A Marketer
    Last month, I published a blog post titled, What Mad Men Skills Do You Need To Rock Your Marketing? The essential soft skills for marketers (but check out my blog post for more depth on this): Adaptable. 'What do you think it takes to make it as a marketer? The answer used to be a lot easier. Most people entering into the profession of marketing did so because they weren''t happy somewhere else. They got their law degree, but didn''t want to test for the bar. They got a MBA, but didn''t want to work in middle management for the rest of their lives. There''s more to that equation.
    [Blog] Is Facebook All Wrong About Our Sharing Psychology
    ” In a fascinating blog post titled “ The Liquid Self ” from SnapChat’s in-house sociology researcher Nathan Jurgenson , the case is made that our current notions about social media and identity are restrictive and largely, fraudulent. 'In this edition of The Baer Facts, I am indeed wearing an Evel Knieval robe, and I talk with  Kyle Lacy  of  ExactTarget  about  SnapChat stories , the new wrinkle from SnapChat that enables users to compile a daily stack of short clips. It’s like GONE gone? In 10 seconds?” Fascinating approach.). Knees get scraped.
  • SOSHABLE  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2011
    [Blog] Day-to-Day Social Media for Business: Video Marketing Daily, Weekly, and Monthly
    Thousands of new blogs are popping up every day, making it hard to get in through the noise. If you can set a time when the videos are posted and subsequently promoted on Facebook, Twitter, and your blog, that’s ideal. 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. If there’s one medium to bet on for the future, it’s video. Tweeting may someday fall out of favor. We, as humans, love the sit-back-and-enjoy style of information consumption. Period.
    [Blog] Why Social Media is Becoming a Business of Its Own
    The post Why Social Media is Becoming a Business of Its Own appeared first on Soshable | Social Media Blog. 'As the worlds of Wall Street and Silicon Valley meet we will see many changes to social media. The prize for profitability remains unclear, however, this has not stopped tech companies from aspiring for a future public offering. In 2012 we witnessed the efforts of Facebook’s IPO and the conversation surrounding stock price. Today, Twitter is prepared to file for its own IPO this November even after some major concern over the company’s future potential to earn a profit. Evolve.
    [Blog] The Three Stages of the Entrepreneurial Mind
    ll give you my example of Arment Dietrich , Spin Sucks , and Spin Sucks Pro : Arment Dietrich was in stage one when we decided we wanted to create a leading PR industry blog.  During the past five years, I’ve had the opportunity to work directly under someone (cough, Gini Dietrich ) as she has evolved through each of the following entrepreneurial minds. ve now come to a point where I think I’ve figured out how these minds work.  ve created a chart outlining the stages of an entrepreneurial mind to help the rest of us make it less lonely for our beloved CEOs. In fact, it’s pretty simple. 
    [Blog] Have you checked out the new Google+ yet? (Videos)
    You can also snooze notifications when you don’t want to be interrupted,” says Senior Vice President, Vic Gundotra on the Google+ Blog, To download the app, visit Google Play, the App Store, and the Chrome Web Store. 'The other day, a friend and I were discussing the next big update for Google+. While I had no idea when it would happen, all I could say was that it would be so huge that Facebook could be in serious trouble. Well, the new Google+ is here, and I think I was right. ;-) What do you think? Google is also adding “related hashtags” to the stream. Did I miss anything?
    [Blog] Toy Makers Investing in Social Media
    Twitter and Facebook are great, but their real power lies in sharing your other content, such as videos and blog posts. 'Social media, with its ability to reach a huge percentage of consumers, is an important tool for any company, and toy makers are no exception. But there’s a right and a wrong way to use social media, as some companies in other industries have shown with their high-profile online meltdowns. Here’s what toy companies need to know to use social networking to their advantage. Why Social Media is Important. Toy Companies Who Get It. First is Step2, a U.S.
    [Blog] Silos, Facebook Advertising, and Opportunity
    That’s because I see your Facebook program as just one part of a larger social communications ecosystem that includes blog, Twitter, Facebook, email, YouTube, your brand community (if applicable), and possibly a bunch of other stuff. It’s much closer to Google and Bing PPC ads than it is to blogging and content marketing, or Twitter, or YouTube. I was pissed. When I first heard the news that The Washington Post was spinning off a brand-new company to do Facebook-only consulting , I was incensed. Even today, what does a “social media consultant&# do? Madness.
    [Blog] Who Cares What Chris Brogan is Drinking?
    If you would like a piece of his mind, visit  Feldman Creative  and his blog,  The Point. 'Image via You know who Chris Brogan is, right? Skip the following paragraph. What?!? You don’t know the name? Chris is the publisher of Owner Magazine , CEO of Human Business Works, a publishing and media company, a keynote speaker, marketing consultant to major brands, and the bestselling author of six books. Marketers want a piece of Chris. He’s also one of the good guys. He means and does what he says. Chris is also a big drinker. He really does. and it’s yummy! Super genuine.
    [Blog] CTR: An Up-And-Comer in the Ranking Factors?
    His page had much more domain authority than my blog for obvious reasons. It prompted more traffic in one day to my blog than I had seen in months. Since the post, the amount of search traffic for “Tommy Swanson” to my blog has dwindled, suggesting that the Baylor basketball player has started to capture the traffic for that query again. Share. Tommy Swanson is a social media specialist  for KMA , A Pursuant Company. Swanson is in charge of SEO and social media for numerous nationally recognized non-profit organizations. Role in PPC. It’s logical.
    [Blog] seven days, seven needles and no tweets
    and got an idea for a sarcastic blog post called “21 ways how to become a social media ninja rock star in 2011? To say the last seven days have been rough is an understatement but here it goes. If you have no clue to what I’m talking about then carry on with your digital life and have a great 2011. For the rest of you here’s my story. Last Tuesday evening I was sitting at the dinner table around 8:30 P.M. Don’t ask. Maybe it wasn’t meant for me to publish that post last week as I was about 80% finished when I started to have a major headache and nausea feeling. was in serious pain.
    [Blog] What Kind of Impact Has Social Media Had on Your Organization?
    I just don’t see how talking about what you ate for dinner on your ‘blog’ is going to help us accomplish the mission.&# htttp:// blog comments powered by Disqus « Previous Entries Next Entries » Popular Comments Featured Tags Identify the Right People to Manage Your Social Media Initiatives The Evolution of the Social Media Evangelist Twenty Theses for Government 2.0, Guide Social Media and the Next Generation I Started a Blog But No One Cared The Public Doesnt Need to Know What Gov 2.0 Government 2.0 Miscellaneous Personal Prof.
    [Blog] Tweeterati #10: Who Are India’s Funniest Twitter Users?
    Sidin Vadukut (@ sidin ) was known for his funny blog on cubicle culture before he started being funny on Twitter and amassed 16,200 followers. Gaurav Mishra (@ gauravonomics ) writes about how the social web is changing business and society at In this week’s Tweeterati column in Mail Today , I search for the funniest Twitter users in India: We don’t yet have an Indian Justin Halpern, but we do have several contenders for the title of India’s funniest Tweeterati. All of them also happen to be men. The Search for India’s Funniest Tweeterati!
    [Blog] Tweeterai #6: India’s Heart Might Beat for Anna Hazare, But India’s Heart Still Bleeds Blue
    Thankfully, I can post the unpublished columns on my blog, so it doesn’t feel like a total waste of time. The Tweeterati can’t stop talking about author Chetan Bhagat (@ chetan_bhagat ), who wrote a blog post urging people to write “ Mera Neta Chor Hai ” (my politician is a thief in Hindi) on their forearm to spread awareness of the campaign beyond the English-speaking elite. I am in week six of writing my Tweeterati column on Twitter and popular culture for Mail Today and I’m finding that writing a weekly newspaper column is a tricky affair.
    [Blog] How Social Media is Affecting the News
    If you are a publisher ( news or blog), or you want traffic to your newsroom, Facebook is still your best bet.  'A new report from Pew shows that while the news industry has lost more than a third of its newsroom jobs in traditional media, there are now more than 5000 jobs in digital news.  3,000 of these positions are at 30 big digital-only news outlets.  The report covers five aspects of the relationship between social and news: Social Media as a Pathway to News. Facebook is the clear winner here. Roughly two-thirds (64%) of U.S. YouTube comes in second as a source of news traffic. 
    [Blog] We’re Giving You An Unfair Advantage
    Original story about  Unfair Advantage posted on Wikimotive’s blog under the title Are You Looking For an Unfair Advantage? We have big news for everyone in the automotive business. Our new book “Unfair Advantage; The World’s Leading Automotive Retail Experts Reveal Their Secrets to Give You the Upper Hand to Grow Your Business and Rev Up Your Profits TODAY!” is available on ! With the help of our amazing team, “ Unfair Advantage ” has already reached #1 on in several different categories ranging from Automotive to Entrepreneurship. Remember, the book is out!
  • SOSHABLE  |  MONDAY, MAY 7, 2012
    [Blog] Is Riding the Zuckerberg Social Media Train Dangerous for Your Business?
    Television is still the largest producer of sales and results in a shorter amount of time over social media, not to mention that having a blog that provides keyword driven organic search results brings in over 10 times the traffic as pay-per-click. Social media marketing is rapidly spreading in every direction you can imagine. Facebook especially is a huge social networking site (as we all know and have come to love) that will be a major social utility for many years. With nearly 900 million people using the social media site, many advertisers want to cling to them. Related articles.
    [Blog] How to Make Your Vlog Go Viral
    Who said vlogs are the only blogs that should have video blog posts? All blogs should incorporate different types of media in their posts, because not all of your viewers stay interested in a blog that never switches up the way it posts its content. Rich media blog posts tend to capture a large amount of readers, especially if you post your video using YouTube , which expands your audience from the readers of your blog to your YouTube subscribers, as well as all other YouTube users. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. Use humor. Gen Ys).
    [Blog] Industrial and B-to-B Marketers: Can You Take Our Social Media Survey?
    Leave a Reply Cancel reply John Sonnhalter Welcome to my blog, Tradesmen Insights. Blog at to the professional tradesman in the Construction, Industrial and MRO markets Home About Me Contact Market Overviews Newsletter Podcasts Services Industrial and B-to-B Marketers: Can You Take Our Social Media Survey? Yes, another survey and no, I can’t say that it’s that different other than we are targeting only the Industrial/Manufacturing sector to get a sense of how active you are using this new media. Click here to take the survey.
    [Blog] Why Lean Principles Can Yield Remarkable Content Marketing Results
    It’s simply a matter of understanding how you approach content marketing, in order to deliver your product of blog articles and eBooks to your end user. Do written blog articles sit in queue until a coworker has time to edit your work? Does your ability to check blog metrics often get pushed aside in favor of other tasks? This means waiting to plan next month’s content offer until you’ve analyzed your blog marketing metrics and performed keyword research to determine the topics which matter most to your readers. Turns out, more than you might think. What is Lean?
    [Blog] 5 Steps to Launch Your International Social Media
    There’s more to ‘localization’ than simply translating a tweet or blog post from English into another language. Guest post by Christian Arno , founder of professional translation services provider Lingo24. Launched in 2001, Lingo24 has clients in over sixty countries, and translated over forty million words in the last year. Even though Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google are American companies, social media doesn’t begin and end at the shores of the USA. It’s tricky, but not as difficult as it may seem. Choose the right social networks for the country. Owned by Google.
    [Blog] Young, spunky, inspirational (and on-the-money) video star coming.
    blog comments powered by Disqus Previous post: Social Media Revolution: Did You Know 4.0 Home About Book Trey to Speak Let’s Connect #smBBQ Subscribe trey pennington connections, content, conversations: commerce™ Young, spunky, inspirational (and on-the-money) video star coming to the Social Media Professor Show by trey on January 14, 2010 How ’bout some energetic, slightly irreverent, but oh-so-right young blood into the social media scene? Tune into the Social Media Professor show on February 2, 2010 at 11:30am ET USA to hear Michelle Chmielewski. Bravo.
    [Blog] Taking Customer Services to the Next Level: The Importance of Using Multiple Platforms to Engage with your Target Audience
    Her mother posted this interaction on her blog and it went viral resulting in the bread being renamed from ‘tiger bread’ to ‘giraffe bread’. 'Gone were the days when customer services were limited to snail mail and phone calls. strongly worded letter used to be the ultimate form of complaint whereby the disgruntled customer would passive aggressively take out their woes on the paper and slam in in the post box and wait for a reply (which they would sometimes never get). Complaints. Often, their aim is to tar the brand and share the problem they have had. Queries. Praise.
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