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Memejacking: How to Get Started Marketing with Memes

Waxing UnLyrical

Memes are one of those things. For most of us, memes are a trifling way to spend the day: a source of laughter or, albeit less frequently, inspiration. For marketers, memes may have come to represent something very different: an “in” with the “Internet culture” crowd. It would probably be useful to cover the basics first, such as: What’s a meme? Why Does It Work?

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The LinkedIn Meme that Went Viral

Koka Sexton

wasnt sure but I figure I’m in a great position to find out. A few of the guys from sales created some funny memes about LinkedIn and I posted one into my profile Monday morning. Withing an hour I was seeing that 3rd degree connections were engaged with the meme. have a couple different shares of this meme posted on my profile. LinkedIn is the professional network. link].

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Meme's - What makes an idea 'shareable'?

Engaging Brand

What makes a blog post or other item in social media 'shareable'? For me the work of Susan Blackmore in The Meme Machine gives us incredible insight. It likens how human beings have evolved to what ideas need to create an 'idea meme'.  . The world is full of ideas.that means that only some will be turned into meme's. Susan Blackmore: Memes and "temes".

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Meme time! How are you going to change the world in 2012?

SocialFish

I don’t know if Craig Newmark intended this post to be a meme, but what the hey, I’m taking that ball and running with it. Here’s how it works – whether you’re tagged here or not, please write a quick blog post or share a comment, and tag some more people. And we all know that associations also are doing great things to make the world better. For others.

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Facebook Video and Facebook Live: The Future for Marketers

SocialTimes Facebook

While Facebook may not provide quick-witted memes  or cuts of hilarious videos like other platforms, it can take brands to the next level. This content allows you to repurpose media that contains a familiar face that can later be used for a content strategy on Instagram, Twitter, blogs, newsletters, etc. Believe it or not, Facebook is the answer for marketers.

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The Meme to End All Memes

Geoff Livingston

The anti-social media guru meme received a death wish from Shel Holtz last week. And we thought to ourselves why just stop with the anti-social media guru meme, there are so many rehashed tired conversations that could stand for a shorter shelf life. With that, this is the meme to end all memes! If it’s that bad for you, then stop blogging. See above.)

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The Ugly Side of Social Media Sharing

Waxing UnLyrical

On April 7 my Facebook friend Susan (name changed) uploaded this photo (image used with permission from “Susan”): By April 21, it turned into this photo meme: What was posted as a “friends only” image was altered into a very public meme, where her kids and the neighbor’s kids (all under 13 years old) became branded as “What is wrong with today’s kids?”

Visual Content Lessons from Canva at Work

Spin Sucks

While there are some exceptions (such as memes and other fun social content), in general every piece of visual content created by your organization should be built upon the foundation of your brand and brand guidelines. ” Create a design once, and optimize it for every need—every social media channel, blog, or other campaign collateral. By Laura Petrolino. DO I NEED A REASON?

Why I Write - Blog Hop "Old Fashion" Meme

Diva Marketing Blog

When BBF Yvonne DiVita, author/founder of Lipsticking and BlogPaws , asked me to play along on an ''old fashion'' blog meme or blog hop,  I immediately said yes. Blog memes were popular before blogs were social media. books on blogs and social media are examples of his love of writing and teaching. Blog   Twitter  . Blog Twitter.

How to Create Your Brand Memes: Social Media Marketing Icons

Shift Digital

Having a standout visual marketing strategy is an important part of building your personal brand’s visibility according to a recent article, How to Create Brand Memes for Social Media Marketing , by the Personal Branding Blog. Creating a graphic brand meme is a great way to create a memorable brand for your customers, a popular way to reach audiences.  Here are several ways memes can help your personal brand stand out from the rest. You will notice that many of these memes include a branded logo or text, which is a great way to spread the word. Conclusion.

The 10 Things I Want to Do Before I Die

Spin Sucks

Last week, Jayme Soulati wrote a blog post called, “ 20 Things to Do Before I Die.” ” It was an off-the-cuff blog post; not something she’d been thinking about for years, nor her “final” bucket list. learned things about her I didn’t know (she likes rocks), but most importantly, she asked the meme be passed along from blogger to blogger.

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Blogger's Block Should be a Meme

Net-Savvy Executive

think this is great, and every blog ought to do it. sometimes wonder what people really want or expect from this blog. So, what do you want to see from this blog? And if you have your own blog? BloggingFred Wilson posted a simple request yesterday and got an amazing response. The response? As for the former, I've invited responses that never came. Why are we here?

7 Warning Signs That Your Blog Needs Better Social Media Management

Idaconcpts

When it comes to promoting your blog, growing your audience and building relationships with readers in your niche, there are some things that will definitely put you in the black book. If you’re guilty of any of the offences below, it’s time to step up your social media game and start getting the results your blog deserves. 1. No one is sharing your blog posts. Boring!

Top 12 Blog Posts Of 2012

Firebelly

Here are the 12 most-read posts on our blog in 2012. Pinterest, Instagram and memes were popular topics. Blog Blogging Content Marketing Social MediaThank you for reading, sharing and commenting last year! We’re looking forward to more in 2013. Sh*t Social Media People Say. How To Run An Instagram Photo Contest. Pinterest Early Best Practices From Firebelly. 9.

The Changing State Of Blogs

Twist Image

Are blogs dead? and I on to his podcast to discuss this whole, "is blogging dead?" meme that seems to be back in the public zeitgeist (the show will be published in the coming weeks). What is a blog? In the early days of blogging (I started Six Pixels of Separation in 2003), I defined blogs as a personal publishing platform that enabled anyone to write something, hit the publish button, and instantly have it distributed to the world for free (and fast). At the time, many new types of blogs started down the same path. blogging. mirum blog.

Watching Me Blog

Twist Image

Blogs are one of the most valuable marketing tools ever created. started blogging in September 2003, and since then I have written almost three thousand posts. I'm proud of this blog mostly because it serves two personal Gods for me: my love of writing and my love of sharing. I had the pleasure of speaking in Oslo, Norway last week at the re:think conference. The morning of the conference, we had breakfast and our conversation sparked a blog post (this one: Where Do Ideas Come From? ). To my surprise, Chris blogged about me blogging (how meta!) Only me.

The meme-ing of Christmas

The Way of the Web

I’d been meaning to write about how social networks really do seem to have killed something with regards to blogging – the blog meme. And then Eaon tagged me in a blog meme.Originally started by Rob Campbell. And as a result, this blog has suffered quite a bit in terms of regular updates providing value to everyone as well as hopefully attracting a little bit of new business. Blogging augmented reality carl lyons dave cushman jonathan jacobs jonathan macdonald marketing neil perkin overhyped technology social mediaBugger. Jonathan J.

Repetition is In and Blogging Is Back

Debbie Weil

One of the (feeble) reasons I give for not blogging frequently enough is that I don’t like to repeat myself. As I’ve been blogging for eight years I’ve said a. stuff about business blogging. But it turns out that repeating yourself is a good thing when you have a longterm blog. Your blog should have a focus. As for why blogging is back.

How To Start A Blog In 2012

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Starting a Blog is easy. Starting a Blog in 2012 is a little bit more complex. There's a Blog about anything and everything out there, right now. It's hard for someone considering a Blog to come up with a new and/or different angle. The topic can be as obscure as your brain can fathom, and odds are that a Blog covering that exact topic already exists. Pushing that further, it's somewhat hard to even define what, exactly, a Blog is in this day and age. Afterall, you can Blog on your Facebook page, you can micro-Blog with Twitter or video Blog on YouTube.

Speakin' Like Them

Social Media Marketing

With a more natural connection than most, the Disney Parks Blog had a field day with its entries today. meme fun social media"If you wish to persuade me, you my think my thoughts, feel my feelings and speak my words." - Cicero I've previously cited this quote by Cicero as one that demonstrates the timelessness and universality of human nature. Here be t' link.

A More Elegant Question About Facebook

Twist Image

Big, big steps away from news feeds, status updates, emoticons and a place to share our memes and pictures of food and cats. business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. Facebook wants to connect everybody. . That was the plan when Mark Zuckerberg moved the online social network out of his college dorm room, and into a business/something more substantive. At the time, Facebook was not a better mousetrap or something original. History tells the story. Facebook is a dominant force. There were a lot of surprises.  .

10 Ways to Position Your Blog Above Copycats

Kikolani

So, you’re seeing your post on scraper blogs, and want to know how to avoid them outranking your content in Google? Let’s move beyond the blame game you find that Google isn’t removing these blogs and differentiate you from those copycats. 1. Brand your blog. Stand out from your competition and copycats by branding your blog. Start video blogging more.

35 Killer Blog Post Ideas for an Awesome Business Blog

Writtent Blog

To build an awesome business blog, regular updates and original quality content are unquestionable. Copyblogger suggests a variety of tricks, from Google Alerts to mind mapping, or you can start by reviewing the following blog post ideas:  Industry News. Devote a blog post to your team and introduce the folks who make an everyday customer experience so wonderful. Blogging

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The Internet Will Break Your Creative Block

Twist Image

Pushing beyond memes, Buzzfeed and Upworthy. There have been days that I have looked up at the clock - in the later part of the evening - only to realize that no topic, piece of news or anything has brimmed to the top and had me begging for a keyboard to blog. blogging. memes. Writer''s block? Creative block? Can''t come up with something to create? Steven Pressfield hates the words "writer''s block." " He believes that we''re all just fighting the "resistance" to create something (writing, that new startup, a project, whatever). Always.

The Age of the Sycophant

Geoff Livingston

Recently a top Internet voice decided to offer free blog ideas to his followers at $9.97 a month. This is in spite of several free service that do the exact same thing from organizations like WordPress , Pushing Social and the Daily Meme , as well as free blog topic tips from leading voices like Copyblogger and Problogger. One thing is clear. Look at Philadelphia, for example.

Social Media Manager: How People See Me & What They Think I Do

Firebelly

The How People See Me/What People Think I Do meme is the new Sh*t People Say on Facebook. In the fun spirit of this new meme I’ve crafted one of my own. social media manager does a lot, but when I tell people what I do I always get the same reaction, “Oh, so you play on Facebook all day.”

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The Best Typography Tools To Make Your Blog Super User-Friendly

ProBlogger

Imagine the ways that you could use these skills to increase the emotional impact of your web page design and blog posts, or how typography could be used to motivate your readers to answer your calls to action. Is it that big of a deal if you choose the wrong type for your blog? If you want to quickly preview a variety of fonts on your blog, check out TypeWonder. FFFFALLBACK.

44 Blogging Questions and Answers

Kikolani

would have to say that it was the fastest and hardest I’ve typed within one hour, but it was a great experience where I got to really learn a lot about what blogging questions people have today. Social Media Examiner’s Live Blogging Q&A. Question: I have a wordpress blog and am considering hosting it myself so that the site name looks more professional. Enjoy!

10 Unexpected Places to Find Business Blogging Inspiration

Writtent Blog

Great content creators learn to find inspiration in unexpected and surprising places, regardless of whether they’re in business blogging or composing music. Before business blogging existed, personal bloggers spent years publishing unique content to the web. Personal blogs gained dramatic popularity nearly a decade ago due to their honesty and reality. Blogging Quora.

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The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This

Viper Chill

This is an important blog post, because it makes a prediction. prediction about the future of blogging; a platform actively used by over 181 million people (Nielsen data for October 2011). Why the successful ‘make money online’ blogs of the past have now faded into obscurity. What Steve Kamb did to build a six-figure blog in the overly saturated health niche.

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All About Internet Memes [Infographic] | pamorama

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact All About Internet Memes [Infographic] by Pam Dyer on August 31, 2010 Share Here’s an infographic by Online University that does a good job of describing Internet memes and the sites that host them. The infographic presents a great mix of some of the funniest, most popular memes in Internet history.

Sh*t Social Media People Say

Firebelly

The sh*t people say meme won’t die. And that’s okay. People are saying some funny stuff. Let’s take a look at some of the top videos about what “social media people” say. I may be guilty of saying a few of these things myself. Sh*t Social Media Experts Say. Sh*t A Social Media Community Manager Says. Sh*t Social Media Pros Say.

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Meme: Ways to Increase Your Twitter Following Ethically

Geoff Livingston

We hope other successful Twitterers/bloggers will continue the conversation in a meme, and spread this more mindful approach towards Twitter followings. In that vein, we have blogged this publicly, and I would like to invite Ike Pigott , Lauren Vargas , John Haydon , Allyson Kapin , Shashi Bellamkonda and Shonali Burke to continue the conversation. 1) Have conversations with influencers.

Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

have included many well known female influences as well as some that are just starting out but have a very promising future in the blogging world that I have come across online, found in other lists, connected with in forums like the Third Tribe and the BlogcastFM Green Room , or met at events such as Blog World Expo and Social Media AZ. Her blog, PR 2.0 Little List Analysis.

How to Format the Perfect Blog Post: 10 Killer Tips

Writtent Blog

Taking the time to format your articles into the perfect blog post can be the difference between website visitors who convert into leads, and readers who get bored after just a few words. Adam Thompson points out that “if [your blog] doesn’t look inviting, attractive, and easy-to-read, you’re less likely to earn social shares or natural backlinks.” Blogging Content Creation

YouTube Tuesday: Jennifer Aniston Goes Viral for Smart Water

Firebelly

Today’s YouTube Tuesday video is the clever Jennifer Aniston Smart Water spot featuring nods to many popular viral videos and memes. Which memes would you have liked to see included in the video? think the Old Spice and Bed Intruder guys would have made great additions. Video URL: [link] ].

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With 4 Days Before Blogger Social, I Bring You the 4×4 Meme

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal > With 4 Days Before Blogger Social, I Bring You the 4×4 Meme With 4 Days Before Blogger Social, I Bring You the 4×4 Meme by Tamar Weinberg on March 31, 2008 Share As I was traveling on my last of three conferences, Chris Kieff tagged me on the 4×4 meme that’s going around. The idea of this meme is somewhat like previous memes , but it’s four times full of fun. This blog is written and maintained by Tamar Weinberg. Enjoy!

Copycats: The Oral Tradition of Blogging

Geoff Livingston

This copycat syndrome seems to repeat itself through the years, a mostly unintentional repetition of the same story and memes. There’s not much to say about that other than to comment on their blog and ask the necessary questions. Image by waterloo. Ever notice how bloggers seem to repeat each other? With the written word, memories could be kept in books and in libraries.

5 Reasons Snackable Content is (Still) Awesome

Visually SM

This social media content category might be composed of small, easy-to-consume chunks of information—think a tweet, or a Facebook video, or an Instagram meme—but it is nonetheless a mighty force for the good of your brand. The post 5 Reasons Snackable Content is (Still) Awesome appeared first on Visually Blog. The ability to easily tweak content for appropriate platforms. Puh-lease.

Blogging's Definitely Not Dead. The Conversations Surrounding it Seem to Be.

Stay N' Alive

Today was an unprecedented day on StayNAlive.com. I saw more traffic in one day than this blog used to get in an entire week. According to Techmeme, not a single blog wrote about this news today - it was all spread via Twitter, Facebook, Buzz, and other social mediums. When I started realizing the power of blogging, it used to be all about links. This is called a "Meme".

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In a Blog Slump? Here’s What to Do

ProBlogger

Image via Flickr user Toni Birrer. “Do you ever want to chuck blogging in sometimes?” It’s a situation I think many of us find ourselves in at some point in our blogging journey: we’re not quite sure, but we think we might want to throw in the towel. Others leave blogs to stagnate, not knowing what to do so they don’t do anything at all. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.

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5 Ways to Grow Your Blog Without Relying on Google Traffic

ProBlogger

You need Google-less approach to build blog traffics. All of this having been said, Google’s algorithms are constantly changing – so it’s important to build your blog’s success in other ways. Relying solely on Google’s organic search to drive traffic to your blog is simply not a good business model – you need to diversify. Strategy #1: Blog Commenting. First off, commenting on blogs is quite possibly the most overlooked method for building blog traffic – mostly because people suck at making quality, meaningful conversation with strangers (myself included).

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2014 Reboot: Find Motivation and Inspiration to Blog Better This Year

ProBlogger

We are mining ProBlogger content this week for super-useful information to kick-start your blogging year with gusto. Today we go all the way back to the early days of ProBlogger.net, where Darren encouraged us to put our best effort into our blogs, showing us how to find motivation and interest in the most inspiring of places. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.

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