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Watching Me Blog

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have an amazing team at Twist Image that did all design and infrastructure, but the content is all me (including the updating of the Blogroll). From e-newsletters and magazine to business books and RSS feeds, I'm constantly consuming reading, watching and listening to content. My attitude is that I would rather be inundated with emails and feeds than be left surprised when news breaks. blogroll. rss feed. Blogs are one of the most valuable marketing tools ever created. believe that. don't just say it. mean it by walking the talk. " Here's the deal, Peter.

Weekly Roundup: The Magic of Discovery

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Weekly Roundup: The Magic of Discovery November 14th, 2010 Tweet Whither blogroll? question from Davina Brewer on how folks are using their blogrolls got me thinking. have a blogroll (I suspect you do too). What’s a gal to do? Fifty-FOUR!

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Etsy's PR Nightmare: Greeting Cards Making Light Of Rape

Waxing UnLyrical

Walking the transparency talk I WAS going to write about something to do with online integrity, but, like many well-meaning bloggers, I got side-tracked by my Twitter feed. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Thanks to Shelly Kramer for sharing Etsys updated policy change following the publicity surrounding this issue.

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Analyse your RSS Feed

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Analyse your RSS Feed Your RSS readership is just as important as tracking your visitors with Google Analytics. have all of my blogs pushing their RSS feeds through Feedburner. FeedBurner is the leading provider of media distribution and audience engagement services for blogs and RSS feeds. Leave a comment!

Social Media Complainers – your new BFF's

Akamai Marketing

Because – he’s the truth: for every person who gives you a chance to respond, there are probably 2 more who just complained to their friends and didn’t even tell you why there were unhappy. Ignoring the fact that you HAVE complaints is a  “if a tree falls in the woods and no one is around to hear it.did it really happen?&# customer service philosophy. They WANT a resolution.

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What's your social currency?

Akamai Marketing

By taracoomans – April 4, 2011 Posted in: Content , Featured , social media Photo credit: BaronBrian 97 Million  people use Twitter. 640 Million on Facebook. Million users on YouTube. Ever ask yourself why they are there? Hold on. Before you answer – let me give you a hint: its a trick question.  Here’s the answer. Its all about “What’s in it for them&#. Wrong.

Tool Tuesday: SocialOomph

Akamai Marketing

All of these are things you can set on autopilot with the help of a 3rd party, but you can not do it directly from Twitter. For those services, I use and suggest SocialOomph. Heavy users of Twitter are to the point where they almost ignore their DM’s because there is so much junk (spam). So why do it at all? This is a discussion in social media circles today, and everyone has their opinion.

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Book Review Wednesday: Wikibrands: Reinventing your company in.

Akamai Marketing

There are so many layers to this topic that entire (worthy) books have been written on social media philosophy, content creation or audience engagement. With all the dynamics elements to creating a successful social media presence, its sometimes hard to know where to start or even what books are worth the time investment. But before we get started: what exactly is a Wikibrand? All Rights Reserved

12 Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Cleaner And Cuter

Waxing UnLyrical

Better Blogroll If you like highlighting other bloggers on your site via a blogroll, you will probably find that as you add more and more to them, it becomes a huuge list. Try the Better Blogroll plugin. What this does is let you select a certain number of blogs from your blogroll, and only that number of blogs will be displayed. Image: tamra hays via Flickr, CC 2.0

Auto-Post Your Blog Posts to Digg « Saying It Social

Saying It Social

All you have to do is log in to Digg then go to your Settings  and click on the menu item to “Import Feeds&#. Enter the URL of your Blog’s Feed and then you will be given a verification code to add to one of your blog posts so that Digg can verify your blog. Can’t wait to share our blog posts with you:-) Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit August 26, 2010 - Posted by akstout18 | Uncategorized | digg One blogger likes this post 1 Comment » I have been looking for a way to add an automated Digg feed to my blog. How cool, right?! Cheers.

A Thousand Little Cuts of Social Media – A Kaizen Approach

Akamai Marketing

Essentially its an idea  “catch phrase&# born from the Kaizen approach. Maybe you are familiar with the Kaizen method to change. If you aren’t – hold on to your shorts boys and girls you about to get a quick 101. THEN, I’m going to tell you why its relevant to social media. Fear is so often the reason we do nothing, isn’t it? How does Kaizen relate to social media?

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Tool Tuesday: Qwitter

Akamai Marketing

That is to say, you feel like things are going great, you’re having engaging conversations regularly and feel as though you even have some “friends&# in Twitter. Its easy to get lulled into a false sense of success. At this point, a wake-up call is imperative. We should never sit on our laurels in social media. Enter Qwitter. Why is this important? That would be worth paying for!

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Social Networking For a Cause: The Power of Online Communities

Saying It Social

About two months ago, I was reading down my Facebook News Feed to see what my network was involved with that day and I saw that a friend of mine from high school had become a fan of a page called, “ Miracle For Megan Foundation Inc. &# As soon as I saw this I had to check out the page because aside from social networking, social media marketing, etc for business, my other major passion is fundraising, supporting, and raising awareness for special causes and charities – so I was curious as to what this foundation was all about. Everything seemed great in the beginning.

Businesses use social media for the common good

The Way of the Web

One is to simply use the tools to get permission from fans and followers to feed out information and links, generally driving traffic back to your main site. One example of the feed approach is Dell Outlet , which essentially streams details of the latest Dell offers onto Twitter. Followers interested in buying a Dell can opt-in to receive those messages. Very few.

Social Business: Where It's Been & Where It's Going

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Subscribe to this blogs feed. -->. Blogroll Buffet. The Ad Feed. Logic+Emotion. About Me. About You. About My Employer. Visual Thinking. Speaking. Foursquare. Posterous. Twitter. Linked In. Google Plus. The Fine Print. David Armano is EVP, Global Innovation & Integration at Edelman Digital. mail David. Follow @armano. Categories. Manifesto. Visual Archive. Blogging. Books.

friendfeed Explosion

Koka Sexton

FriendFeed is a service which, instead of layering a meta-network on top of all your other social networks, will create a news feed incorporating them all much like the Facebook news feed. signed up for the FriendFeed account and plugged in all of my feeds and then left it alone. In the past few weeks I have gotten a lot of emails of people subscribing to my feed.

A Look at Muck Rack's Twitter Press Release Service, 51 Releases Later

Adam Sherk

Releases are posted on their press release page (and in its RSS feed) and tweeted via @muckrack , which currently has 5k+ followers. Based on their press release page and RSS feed, since the service launched in late July they’ve distributed 51 press releases, a small number being their own. So I’ve been curious to see how their Twitter press release service would do.

News Sites Not Making Much Use of Static FBML on Facebook Pages

Adam Sherk

News sites have a big advantage over other companies on Facebook because they regularly produce breaking news and other forms of quality content that can be featured on their pages and placed in user news feeds. Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now! The short answer?

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The Most Popular MLB Teams on Twitter and Facebook

Adam Sherk

BTW, I’m not saying seeing a Facebook feed and watching an entire game broadcast on TV are equal impressions. Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now! Enjoy it while you can. But reach has value too and I like to see which teams are faring best in that area.

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A Comprehensive List of Social Media Tips, Guides, Plugins.

Saying It Social

days ago Blogroll Constant Commentary Mashable Social Media Examiner Techipedia NetworkedBlogs Blog: Saying It Social Topics: social media marketing , search engine optimization , social networking Follow my blog Facebook Page Feed Do you use social media to obtain customer retention/loyalty or are you primarily focused on customer acquisition? I'm guessing for most of you the answer is both. Tips & Guides Mashable – Twitter Lists, Resources & How-Tos [link] How To Blog: A Beginner?s Buzz Index – Today?s tweets? It’s also structured very carefully. like it.

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed ! Here are some of my favorite social Archives Categories Blogroll October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 January 2010 December 2009 October 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 Notice : wp_list_cats is deprecated since version 2.1!

eLearning 2.0 Technologies and Concepts: Start Pages as Environments for Self-Organized Learners

Buzz Marketing for Technology

What I like most is the combination of RSS feeds, bookmarks and widgets in one tab (section) according to a context. It took me some time to realize that it is more effective to have on one section RSS feeds from one topic, together with the relevant bookmarks and widgets, rather than having all RSS feed, all bookmarks and all widgets on separate sections. Blogroll. skip to main | skip to sidebar. eLearning 2.0 Technologies and Concepts. eLearning, Learning Design, eLearning Standards, Knowledge Management, Active Learning, Blended Learning, Web 2.0, at 12:07 PM.

What the ComScore Digital Year in Review means for small biz marketers

Akamai Marketing

If you thought that 2010 was a big year for digital marketing, you were right. The recent release of ComScore’s Digital Year in Review provides detailed information on search and advertising. The report is quite detailed and as you consider your marketing strategies for 2011 (provided you haven’t already done so), the report is full of tidbits that can help you make decisions.

JVC Facebook Page Sweepstakes a Big Success. But Does it Violate.

Adam Sherk

Some marketers have felt that the guidelines are too limiting or controlling, but among other things Facebook is trying to prevent significant manipulation of the news feed. Of course everyone tries to facilitate engagement on their Facebook Pages and increase exposure in users’ news feeds; that’s a basic component of Facebook marketing. But Does it Violate Facebook Guidelines?

Free Tools for Social SEO

Saying It Social

days ago Blogroll Constant Commentary Mashable Social Media Examiner Techipedia NetworkedBlogs Blog: Saying It Social Topics: social media marketing , search engine optimization , social networking Follow my blog Facebook Page Feed Do you use social media to obtain customer retention/loyalty or are you primarily focused on customer acquisition? I'm guessing for most of you the answer is both. Keyword optimized social content and channels of promotion provide abundant signals to search engines for improved visibility on standard, social and real-time search.

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90 Tips to Make Your Blog Rock

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Subscribe to SmartBrief newsletters, RSS feeds, and Google alerts in order to find ideas for new content (that’s how I found this blog!) 41. Add the Twitter feeds application using the Tweets add on in the same section this will promote your blog posts when you tweet them 73. 90 Tips To Make Your Blog Rock 1. Write about industry News – whats happening this week, this month 2. Thanks!

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Grinding the Crack

Kikolani

actionable tips for link prospecting – learn how advanced search queries, Twitter tools, blogrolls, and other sources can help you find new links. And for those who haven’t gotten a chance, yes you can hand feed them without behind harmed! Be sure to catch the weekly roundups by subscribing to Kikolani’s full feed via RSS or email. The Resources Mashup.

Dear Blog Comment Spammer: I Think Your Comment Spam Tool is Broken

Bill Hartzer

Very well|Perfectly|Well|Exceptionally well} written!|. {I will|I’ll} {right away|immediately} {take hold of|grab|clutch|grasp|seize|snatch} your {rss|rss feed} as I {can not|can’t} {in finding|find|to find} your {email|e-mail} subscription {link|hyperlink} or {newsletter|e-newsletter} service. Or, you simply you are so dumb that you do not know how to use it properly. Way cool! be} up too.

6 Tips to Make Your Blog More Successful in Reaching the.

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You must consistently feed your inbound marketing machine with rich content or you will see a slow-down in traffic, search engine results and prospective client leads. blog should be central to your company’s social media strategy for new business. What fuels the engine to this strategy is good content. The more posts you add to your blog, the more traffic you’ll get. Be consistent.

NBC Targets Local Markets on the New Digg

Adam Sherk

Lauren: As of now, the content from the sites is automatically submitted using a feed from our front page. Q: Creating separate profiles for each market seems like a good approach since the content is location specific. Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

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Four Free Digital Marketing Tools for Non-Profits

Waxing UnLyrical

If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Wait for it…) Relax, I’m not going to re-list what’s already been written all over the Interwebz about affordable technology available to non-profits. Instead, here are four completely awesome tools I love that don’t seem to get the attention they deserve. Lets play.

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20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing

Kikolani

If you have an important message to get out to your readers, you don’t have to worry about whether they are subscribed to your RSS feed, checking their RSS reader, watching their Twitter stream, or seeing your update on Facebook. These are typically bad news unless you’re talking about a blogroll link with a highly relevant blog. Enjoy! Blog Platform. This one is simple.

Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible

Waxing UnLyrical

If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Tomorrow Christians around the world will be celebrating the birth of Christ. Image: Martin LaBar via Flickr, Creative Commons And even many non-Christians will be relaxing, perhaps joining in the revelry (as many of my friends did when I was growing up in India). Here are three. Jesus.

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Here are some of my favorite social Archives Categories Blogroll October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 January 2010 December 2009 October 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 Notice : wp_list_cats is deprecated since version 2.1! Really more of a hobby and fascination to me than anything else. That is until recently.

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Pros and Cons of Starting a Blog

tradesmeninsights.com

Marketing to the professional tradesman in the Construction, Industrial and MRO markets Home About Me Contact Market Overviews Newsletter Podcasts Services Pros and Cons of Starting a Blog Blogs can be a very important part of your social media strategy. I use it as the hub of all other activity and get more hits to it than our website. Pro – It’s Free! Con – Time Consuming. Maybe You Should.

Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement?

Adam Sherk

Most news sites have an official Facebook Page now, with the typical approach being to add a daily stream of links to new content while promoting site features, apps, feeds, etc. Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now! Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement? in the sidebars and subpages. NPR 489,413 513.5 New York Times 472,277 334.8 Fox News 234,598 1820.2 Economist 159,119 104.0

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5 Ways To Spice Up Your WordPress Blog

Waxing UnLyrical

If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Mark as read Approve comment Shonali, totally stole your idea for my blog, but added two more to your list: Zemanta, which recommends Creative Commons images and related articles to help enrich your posts and SlickFlickr, which helps you build slideshows and the like from your Flickr feed.