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The Blogosphere is Thriving

Mindjumpers

People today speak of the blogosphere as a collective term of bloggers. The blogosphere, even though it is spread across the world, can be considered as social network in itself or a community where people are inspired by each other and share information and views. This makes the blogosphere a powerful entity reflecting many people’s opinion. Girl power.

65 Terrific Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

Last year, I assembled a collection of 35 infographics that told the story of social media at that time. That post proved to be so popular that I wanted to update it, including images that are still relevant and adding newer visualizations that illustrate more recent knowledge and insights into the social Web. The History of Social Networking. How Women Use Social Media.

35 Great Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 35 Great Social Media Infographics by Pam Dyer on March 3, 2010 Share Here’s a collection of terrific social media infographics that might come in handy. The Social Engagement Spectrum 2. The Social Media Effect 4. Social Marketing Compass 5. Anyone?

7 Ways To Build Your Brand In The Blogosphere

ProBlogger

It’s a great way to connect with potential customers – the blogosphere gives you a ready-made audience who are already interested in your type of product or service. If you’re wondering how to turbocharge your brand in the blogosphere, here are seven ways to get you started. 1. Offer to meet them for a drink or a meal – and make it a social occasion, not a hard sell. General

The State of the Blogosphere 2010

www.briansolis.com

Brian Solis Home Articles Business – Marketing PR 2.0 – New Communications Social Media Speaking Books Appearances About The State of the Blogosphere 2010 December 13, 2010 View Comments The question we ask ourselves when examining the state of the blogosphere is whether or not the cup is half full or half empty? If pouring, it is half full. startups.

The social media strategy series: Is social media right for your.

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe The social media strategy series: Is social media right for your business? Social media has been big news for a while now. Yes social media is one of the most effective communications tools we’ve had at our disposal for a long time. what a year!

Using Social Media to Make People Feel Special

Waxing UnLyrical

A social media lesson from hibachi. Specialness and social media. As PR pros, we have to find ways to make our clients feel special, the communities we build feel special, the media, bloggers & influencers we reach out to feel special, and so on. You just have to remember that social media is just another way for people to connect. The problems.

Latest Social Media Tool Tips You Need To Know

SocialFish

There has been so much going on lately in the social media blogosphere that it seems the most efficient way to let you know the most important stuff is in a quick round-up post.  So here’s the latest on: Google+ and Google search. Dirty little secrets: The trouble with Google’s social search  (CNN). I’m watching this one – lots of debate about it.

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Is It Time To Stop Listening to Social Media?

Spin Sucks

It’s the sound of yet another corporate giant falling to its knees after a tidal wave of social media criticism. Are we counseling our clients/organizations to respond because it’s the right thing to do or are we being bullied into it via the blogosphere? Komen Foundation’s anti-Planned Parenthood stance created a unified voice for the undoing of social injustice. 

Social Media Tips From Around The Web

Diva Marketing Blog

Since Diva Marketing (Blog) launched in 2004, social media has gone through changes that have disrupted our digital experience. Long form text posts (blogs) have been joined by short form content that includes various forms of media from photos (Pinterest, Instagram) to video (Snapchat, Pericsope). Mel details how to use, what is right now, the darling of social media. .

Tweet After Death: How to Use Social Media to Live Forever

Waxing UnLyrical

If you’re a clever cookie, you already have figured out the rest of the story at this point: Social media philosopher ponders how to push his message into the future. Social media philosopher realizes he does this all the time with business. Social media philosopher realizes he can schedule messages as far into the future as he likes. And there is. Sort of.

7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 7 Truths About Social Media Marketing 7 Truths About Social Media Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on April 8, 2010 Share Even though social media isn’t new to many of us, the world is waking up to this new shiny toy.

Monday’s 5 Social Media Must-Reads

Firebelly

Below are 5 social media must-reads from last week that we wouldn’t want you to miss. Ways to Transform Your Website Into a Social Media Hub. By Rich Brooks Should your website be social? Are you looking to turn that static website into an interesting social media–enabled destination? The Anatomy of a Social Media Policy.

Social Media "Pioneers" Tell Why

Diva Marketing Blog

Recently many of my social media conversations seemed to be about the perception that social is a young person’s game. However, many of the people who began exploring social media 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 years ago were 30+ when they/we started working in this industry. Some realized that blogs could shape opinons beyond the influence and gatekeeping of traditional media.

Super list of 50 social media links - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Super list of 50 social media links Have you ever wanted to know more about how to make a huge impact in social networking? have collected a Super Link List from around the blogosphere for you to be all that you can be online! 10 Habits of Highly Efficient Social Media Power Users Blogger or Mind-Reader?

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What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Interviews , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media , Websites > What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? That said, such a broad determination means you can be a social media marketer and not know it.

Blogosphere Trends + Effective Calls to Action

ProBlogger

Example: Social Times ’s “ 10 Ways To Help Japan Through Social Media ”. Kimberly Turner is a cofounder of Regator , a site that curates the best of the blogosphere, as well as an award-winning print journalist. Blogosphere Trends + Effective Calls to Action. You might be saying, “I’m a blogger, not a sales person. create content. Why would I need to worry about calls to action?” But if you are, I’d encourage you to adjust your thinking. Still skeptical? Take a look at Darren Rowse. These things all grow your blog and your community. Be clear. Solve a problem.

3 Tips For Effective Blogger Outreach

Mindjumpers

Working with social media PR a lot of good publicity can be gained from getting the right mention of a large blog. Just like journalists in traditional media, bloggers in social media should not be taken lightly and an appropriate plan must be made if you as a brand wish  to include blogger outreach to your social media efforts.

Social Media Clout: Klout them up – don’t you know who I am?

Laurel Papworth

Klout is the social media ranking tool – tells companies how influential a twitterer or blogger or Pinterester is in influencing others to find, filter and forward their stuff. Called the Press or Media list. Because the blogosphere is full of very busy, successful practitioners that are nothing like journalists, we tend to give up on going to them after a short while.

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What Is Your One Big Truth About Social Media?

Diva Marketing Blog

Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Pinterest and other social networks changed how we think about "social media" from those long ago days of the blogosphere. However, I wondered if the "truths" of social media also changed. . Is social media still about people-to-people conversations or is monetization the focus? The truth is like the sun. Judy Mod.

Will Social Media Influence The Travel Channel Launch's of "Deep Fried America?" An interview with host Jay Ducote

Diva Marketing Blog

What makes Jay especially relevant to the Diva Marketing community is his use of social media, aka Social TV, to promote his on-air opportunity on the Food Network and to leverage the social buzz to encourage Scripps Networks Interactive to pick up the Deep Fried America pilot. Secondly, social engagement absolutely helps. take a look at Diva Foodies !)

5 Things True Social Media Experts Do Online

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There are a few jokes going around the blogosphere right now regarding what it means to be a social media expert. Despite the title of the post, having worked as the social media manager for Fortune 500 companies, and a lot of knowledge here being totally personal, I do not think of myself as an expert. Social media isn’t a broadcast medium.

Social Media Monitoring Tools Comparison Guide

www.pr2020.com

blogs, forums, social networks) and responding to relevant posts is an effective strategy for organizations looking to: understand brand perception from internal and external audiences, connect with buyer personas , increase visibility online, establish thought leadership , provide value to their online communities and become familiar with how target audiences interact online. What Next?

What’s the Secret to Monetizing Social Media?

ProBlogger

Have you been able to make money from social media? Just like Darren Rowse of Problogger, there are people and companies out there who are turning a profit with social media. love what Gary Vaynerchuk says in this interview when asked, “How do you monetize social media?” His answer: the same way you monetize any other media. Vaynerchuk says that from newspapers to magazines, to blogs and commercials, advertising has been the backbone of social media monetization. Social media is all about conversation. Conclusion.

Weekly Reads: Facebook, Marketing Trends and Social Media’s Effect on Stereotypes

Dave Fleet

Alongside my ongoing book reading challenge , I start off every day by reading the latest goings-on in the public relations, social  media and tech blogosphere. Also: interactive marketing trends and how social media may break down gender stereotypes. TEDTalks: Johanna Blakley: Social media and the end of gender. Social media and the end of gender.

Behind the Curtain of a Sports Social Media Giant

Convince & Convert

Bryan Srabian , Director of Social Media for the San Francisco Giants , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss dedicating a physical space to social, basing an editorial calendar on the baseball game schedule, and how to handle rivalries in the Twittersphere. This week: From ExactTarget , a free ebook called The Mathematics of Social Marketing.

Top 25 Blogging and Social Media Posts on Kikolani

Kikolani

Fetching Friday Many great posts over the last year have been from my Fetching Friday series, where I compile the best posts of the week throughout the blogosphere on a variety of topics, including blogging, social media, SEO, personal development, and more. Social Media. Learn about the benefits and ways to be more accessible on social media.

Singapore Social Media Workshop for PR and Online Media: September 2011

Laurel Papworth

On 13th of September, 2011 I am  teaching a social media workshop in Singapore, AND presenting at a conference. If you want to know how to put out a social media press release, how to set up an online community monitoring station and how to measure social media, this workshop is for you! You can also download the Social Media PR Singapore brochure from Scribd. Workshop B: Social Media Monitoring Tools and a Social Media Press Room. Benefits from this social media workshop. Why Attend. Been There?

Social Media Metrics Superlist: Measurement, ROI, & Key Statistics Resources

www.interactiveinsightsgroup.com

Interactive Insights Group Interactive Insights Group helps companies use the Internet and Social Media to grow their business. Our blog offers resources, information, and advice on using social media to achieve your business goals. Boss asking about the ROI of your social media campaigns? What Results Can I Expect From My Social Media Campaign?

Thinking passed the NOW in social media

Jeff Esposito

This is post is part of the  Institutionalizing Social Media  series. Social media is one big contradiction. Its strength is its fast pace and evolutionary nature, but that’s also one of the biggest obstacles when trying to institutionalize social media. Institutionalizing Social Media social media Institutionalizing social media sm.

To The Crowd #crushIQ

Unspoken

Lately, I have been reading in the blogosphere that "content is king." I don't disagree but let's dig a little deeper. This means that conventional media sources are always looking for content. Your crowdsourcing campaign needs to be as natural as Pinterest, as social as Spotify and as shareable as Flipboard. This is a guest post by Jeff Barrett. Embrace it.

Is Blogging Dead or Are Companies Not Trying Hard Enough?

Spin Sucks

Based on Wall Street and fast-growth companies, blogging is down, and now it’s time to claim the whole blogosphere is dead. Blog Social Media Blogging blogging dead blogs death of blogging HubSpot speaking usa today VistageWhen I speak to CEO organizations , I typically run through a series of quick slides that show where technology is right at this moment. magazine.

Need Social Media Coaching?

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Need Social Media Coaching? Note: If you want access to the vault where this coaching is stored, here is the link: [link] Now I’m not going to go around like other spammy websites in the blogosphere recommending you to buy this product of mine (pretend I’m waving something around), join an e-mail list (I only provide you with blog post updates and secret tidbits when something is new on my site), or *insert internet scam here*.

Time to Rethink Your Blog Strategy? Writing Epic, Incredible Blog Posts

Pam Moore

recently saw a video and blog post from a leader in the social marketing space offering tips to generate new ideas for content blog writing. They went so far as instructing them how to leverage RSS feeds, do social listening and more to get ideas for new blog content. Your blog should not be a copycat version of the rest of the blogosphere. Content marketing is no different.

Monday’s 5 Social Media Must-Reads

Firebelly

Below are 5 social media must-reads that we wouldn’t want you to miss. 30 Brilliant Social Media Marketing Tips From 2011. By Corey Eridon With so many great social media marketing tips getting shared in the blogosphere, we wanted to pass along some of the best tips and ideas that came up in 2011. The State of Social Marketing 2011 – 2012.

Take the Easy Route. Everyone Is Doing It.

Spin Sucks

This past weekend, Danny Brown , Geoff Livingston , and I had an email conversation about the sameness of the blogosphere. Mark Schaefer has long called it the social media chamber: Something I’ve always been overly sensitive to not becoming. The attention span didn’t have to be geared towards 140-characters or compete with a thousand social networks.

5 Visual Content Curation Ideas to Ramp Up Your Blog and Social Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

Social media and blogs require a certain frequency of posting to remain “viable” and effective. When searching for an image for a social media or blog post, search with emotive or action words instead of simply using keywords that you might use for SEO. 2. Frame relevant screen shots on blog posts or social media posts to illustrate an argument or example.

How to Build a Community that Thrives

Spin Sucks

During that conversation, one of the questions posed to me was: What role does social media play in content marketing? In the early days of social media, everyone talked about community. Follow them and engage on their social networks. Just like on many of the social networks, you can “tag” people in the conversations. By Gini Dietrich. Holy cow!

Media140 Sydney: Social Media Twitter & Journalism

Laurel Papworth

I spoke at Media140 Sydney – I want to highlight some of the “arguments&# used against social media by the panels, also focus on Everybody co-creating The Human Narrative and the diminishing role of journalists who take news from one part  of the community and deliver it to another part:  It’s not YOUR content. Note: my view was as a blogger first and only. I’m not a journalist who blogs, nor a blogger who has ever been paid for writing by a media organisation, nor  journalist who is also an academic. Media has yet to make up their mind. My view? 

Tweet After Death: How to Use Social Media to Live Forever [Redux]

Waxing UnLyrical

If you’re a clever cookie, you already have figured out the rest of the story at this point: Social media philosopher ponders how to push his message into the future. Social media philosopher realizes he does this all the time with business. Social media philosopher realizes he can schedule messages as far into the future as he likes. And there is. Sort of.