BRASS TACK THINKING | THURSDAY, JULY 29, 2010
[Comments] Are You Crowding The Kitchen?
July 29, 2010 | by Amber Naslund View Comments Collaboration. 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? 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?
T2 SOCIAL | THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2013
[Comments] Social Media Case Study: Financial Times
Tell us in the comments below or on Twitter ! What is there for marketers to learn from the Financial Times social media strategy? Visit the Financial Times Google+ page and you will see an innovative use of social media by a brand in an industry that many think is outdated. The Financial Times social media channels looks great on the outside, but there is a lot taking place on the inside as well from which marketers can take a lesson or two. At a 125 years old, the Financial Times is not necessarily a brand that many would expect to see incorporating social media in such a crucial way.
TWIST IMAGE | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2012
[Comments] As Seen On TV - Media Hacking The Tube
It's not something they want to create, share, tweet, friend, +1, comment on, etc. 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. So long as television has an audience (and yes, fragmentation, cable, DVRs, on-demand and more has changed the game dramatically), there will always be advertisers lining up to hock their wares. aereo.
CHRIS BROGAN | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2010
[Comments] Going to CES
Only, fill out the form, not the comments section. : ). I’ll be at 2011 CES, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. I’m going to be doing some work with American Express OPEN Forum. I’m also going to be shooting live TV with Butch Stearnsand team at The Pulse Network in the Kodak Zone. Are YOU Going to be at CES? If you want to get together, I made a form so that we can try and coordinate. PR and Marketing Types: This is my rare permission to pitch me. Let me HAVE It. Loading… I hope to see you there! Promotion
KIKOLANI | MONDAY, MAY 24, 2010
[Comments] Income Blogging Guide Course Review
Easy Traffic Generation (utilizing social media, bookmarking, commenting, guest posting, search optimization, and collaboration with other blog owners). I have been contacted by several people in the last few months for reviews on various hosting services and make money online products. I’ve declined many because I really don’t feel comfortable writing about something that I can’t even sample, or when I do sample it, feel that it doesn’t meet up to the expectations the sales pages’ set for it. Who is Behind the Income Blogging Course. Andrew Rondeau.
PROBLOGGER | TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2014
[Comments] How to Create Massive Value Content & Blow Your Readers’ Minds
They relate with your post, thank you and leave tons of comments. And you wait for the comments to pour in. Do you see how it’s got 171 comments? This is a guest contribution from Pooja Lohana. Let’s face it. Your readers are selfish. The moment they land on your blog, they look for “what’s in it for me?”. And that’s not such a bad thing after all. Knowledge is power. Once you know what they are looking for, you can serve it to them. At the time of writing this, there are 152,000,000 blogs on the Net. But eventually, you will end it all in frustration. Get the gist? STEP 1.
PROBLOGGER | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2011
[Comments] 40 Bloggers to Watch in 2011
He: encourages his readers to comment in the languages he is fluent in, and will respond in the same language. For this edition, we scoured the comments to find the bloggers who you wanted to be highlighted. included Lynn Terry thanks to the recommendation of Adriana , who said “she always puts out excellent information, and replies to just about every comment on her blog.” I’ve come across Lynn numerous times and loved her classy approach in a crowded and much-hyped niche. If she, or any other person on this list, has helped you, I’d love to read about it in the comments.
BILL HARTZER | MONDAY, JANUARY 3, 2011
[Comments] 9 German Domain Names to Be Released Jan 12 2011 via FAX
Subscribe to the comments for this post? In what I would call old-fashioned, archaic, and kind of bizarre, DENIC , the central German registry is going to make available nine short domains for registration. The only caveat? It is all being done via FAX. Officially starting on 12 January 2011, DENIC is releasing nine highly-prized domain names on a first come, first served basis: dw.de. hr.de. sr.de. These domain names will be available for registration, your application must be done via fax (facsimile) machine. There are no other ways that this is being done. My best guess? Digg this!
BILL HARTZER | THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2009
[Comments] Why I Gave a Domain Name Back to Its Former Owner
Subscribe to the comments for this post? With the economy being the way it is right now, with everyone fighting for every last dollar, every last cent, trying to make just a little bit more money for yourself and your family, I seems as if everyone is out for themselves–and not thinking of others. Every so often, an opportunity comes up when you can do something good. Yesterday, I had that opportunity. gave a domain name back to its former owner. They had started it back in 1996. He had written a bunch of short stories and put it up on the site. Or $5,000. chose the latter.
NOWSOURCING | SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2013
[Comments] Pinterest Updates Its Look & Introduces Web Analytics
And if you scroll further down to below the comments area, there is also a new box which shows pins made by people who pinned the image you are currently looking at. One social network that has really been on a relentless roll is Pinterest , the site that has spawned countless imitators and has made picture sharing sexy again. But first you have to jump through a few hoops before you can enable the new look and features. The easiest thing you have to do is to click on the link to enable the new look. The emphasis is on bigger sizes of pinned images and a nicer looking profile.
GAURAVONOMICS | TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2011
[Comments] P&G’s Purpose-Inspired Benefit-Driven Brand-Building Approach
Do share your insights in the comment below. As you know, I have been thinking about how companies need to integrate Purpose, Participation and Profits to stay relevant in the 21st century. P&G Global Marketing & Brand-Building Officer Marc Pritchard explains how P&G is using purpose-inspired, benefit-driven brand building at his ANA 2010 talk (disclosure: P&G is a MSLGROUP client): Also see: Mark Pritchard’s talk at Cannes 2010 and Marc Pritchard’s interview with Hub Magazine. TBWA’s Social Activism 2.0
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2014
[Comments] Beginner Week – Resource Roundup: 10 Links you Can’t Live Without
The comments from other bloggers about their beginner blogger mistakes are also eye-opening. Beginner Week has been jam-packed with tales from the trenches - from how to set up a blog , to a newbie success story , Darren’s Beginner Dos and Don’ts ; and 31 mistakes established bloggers made way back in the early days of their blog. Today we’re back with even more goodies to take away: our 10 most popular (and useful!) posts for beginner bloggers. Recommended Blogging Resources: Things Darren uses in everyday blogging that you might find useful. 5. great lesson to learn!
SOSHABLE | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2009
[Comments] After the Digg Townhall, Social Blade will Break it Down
Here are the current top-dugg questions: Will users ever be able to comment on the new types of ads? With multiple stories open in a few tabs, and the comments open in others, I run into this dialog far too often. After using the diggbar in one tab, and making sure I dugg it after commenting, “You have already dugg this story gets on my nerves. Fix the bouncing comment box, please. Can you add the functionality of being able to bury stories, or to digg and bury comments? Blast. even if they must stay – no sound ads, please. Just update the stats!
CHRIS BROGAN | SUNDAY, AUGUST 15, 2010
[Comments] Any Questions?
Dump them in the comments section, if you want me (and my brilliant community) to answer.
DIGITAL VOICES | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2011
[Comments] Drivers of Finite Promotional Periods
Here is no comments yet by the time your rss reader get this, Do you want to be the first commentor? Marketing campaigns are a tool used to promote products and services. Campaigns can use various tactics such as email, social media, ads, webinars, direct mail, etc. Marketing campaigns could also be part of an on-going promotion of a brand, or a finite promotion leading up to some discrete event. This article focuses on a scenario when the campaign is directed at a discrete event – in this case a charity running race. The chart below shows the rate of registrations to web visits.
THE WAY OF THE WEB | MONDAY, AUGUST 23, 2010
[Comments] Making some real world changes…
→ Making some real world changes… August 23rd, 2010 · View Comments Sometimes it’s easy to spend time thinking about the digital world, tweaking websites and writing about all the exciting new trends, without ever making the real world changes that are just as important. Tags: Blogging blog comments powered by Disqus Blog Partners Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Influence and Empire Avenue Should Philadelphia be taxing bloggers? Plus I should have an extra hour in my day at least!
TWIST IMAGE | SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2013
[Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #151
Not to be outdone by Ferriss, the one hundred-plus comments from his community also contributes tremendous color and depth to this topic. Now it''s your turn: in the comment section below pick one thing that you saw this week that inspired you and share it. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "Some of these were spot on (the EPA, robotics); others were just plain weird or evil (eugenics, forced sterilization.) " (Alistair for Hugh). The Matrix Retold by Mom - Pixels Per Second. bitcurrent.
TWIST IMAGE | TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2011
[Comments] Spamming Mechanisms
While some considered that Blog post to be a little harsh (check out the comments!), I stand behind each and every point. It used to be a very clear line between what was considered spam and what was not. Things have changed over the course of the past decade. I'm with the Wikipedia definition of spam: "to send unsolicited bulk messages indiscriminately," but I would now willingly remove the words "bulk messages" and change it to just "messages." " The sheer volume of spam is staggering. Is nothing sacred? Spam is not marketing. We do it to ourselves.
TWIST IMAGE | THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2014
[Comments] There's No Patience In Business
While my experiences have been different, Stern''s comments were in direct line with my brand perceptions of the brand. Don''t slow down. Don''t stop. There is a massive chasm that still exists between the world of business and the expectations of the consumer. Ultimately, when it comes to the retail experience, I believe there are two types of consumers: The ones that want to get in and out as quickly and efficiently as possible, and then those that want a bit more of an experience (they want to walk around, get information from the sales associates, be handled just a little bit).
PROBLOGGER | SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2012
[Comments] A New Linking Strategy: Out is the New In
We allow links in the comments, but we nofollow them so no link juice escapes. As the search engines get smarter, and the value of comment links, forum links, and social media links drops, the value of in-content links (i.e. I’ve been thinking a lot about my linking strategy lately. Trying to get incoming backlinks, making sure I have good inner links… But one area that I think is too often overlooked is outbound links. Because the structure of the pages resembled a spider’s web. There was no central starting point. But how many of those are owned by us as well?
THE WAY OF THE WEB | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2011
[Comments] The two ‘gadget’ purchases I need to make in 2011
Note: I’ve been contacted by a couple of people who have had problems commenting via the Disqus system I’m currently using – it seems to be OK when I’ve tested it, but if you have any problems, please do let me know via email (thewayoftheweb at googlemail dot com) or Twitter @badgergravling , so I can trya dn pinpoint the cause). So the Consumer Electronics Show has taken place for another year, with masses of coverage on all the new products and trends which manufacturers believe will shape out gadget buying for the next couple of years. mory.Cr?at?v?ty
ARI HERZOG | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2015
[Comments] Why (and How) I Forced 912 People to Unfollow Me on Twitter
Related Stories 3 Decembers of Twitter Data How to Be Productive on Facebook Like, Comment, or Share This. This screenshot, courtesy of TwitterCounter , shows a 3-month tally of my Twitter followers from early 2014. Notable milestones include 4,721 on January 14, 2014; and 4,887 on February 2, 2014. Do you see the downward slope on the far right? Notable numbers there include 4,832 on February 18; 4,503 on February 20; and 3,975 on February 22. Fast forward a year and I had 2,117 followers on March 18, 2015. will tell you why and I will tell you how. Not on Twitter, anyway.
JEFF ESPOSITO | MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2011
[Comments] Facebook will not replace websites
If the fish are there, drop a line as it can help drive things back to your core business but if you think that this is totally off base and that companies should put all of their eggs in the Facebook Easter basket or advise clients to do so, please let me know in the comments below. Over the past few weeks, I have seen chatter suggesting that Facebook fan pages will replace websites for companies and individuals. The concept of making Facebook your central hub and presence on the web is sickening to me. With Facebook, you are at the mercy of their developers and servers.
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2011
[Comments] Writing to Attract, Retain and Engage
Try to make it a question that is easy to answer— my first post on Copyblogger got tons of comments (208 at last count), mostly because I asked people about their favorite business books, and everyone has one to share! No joke—I follow this formula 80% of the time when I write, and it works like a charm; my guest posts are consistently commented and shared, and I’ve had repeat appearances on many of the larger blogs that I post for (this is my fourth appearance on ProBlogger). But let’s face it: the real sign of a successful blog isn’t just traffic—it’s comments and subscribers.
THE WAY OF THE WEB | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2009
[Comments] The two digital publishing models of the near future
gets bought → The two digital publishing models of the near future December 2nd, 2009 · View Comments Two approaches to digital content creation and publishing are taking hold – and sadly neither of them are equivalent to the way most traditional publishers are set up. link] Dan Thornton Hi, Thanks for the comments – the two business types that seem to be aggressively chasing Option 1 are definitely the internet portals like aol. Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Has the iPhone jumped the shark? Stocktwits gets funding, Bit.ly get’s safer, Cli.gs
FRESHNETWORKS | MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2014
[Comments] Is the trend for anonymity online a challenge or opportunity for social media listening?
Sites such as Whisper and Secret let users write a secret over a complementing image and broadcast it to the world, while Spraffl (still in beta testing) allows you to post anonymous location-based messages wherever you are, to everyone around you to read and comment on. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder, once commented that the age of privacy is over. Our recent 2014 Social Media Listening Report examines the current state of the nation for tools that are available to help brands to listen to, and interact with, the conversations about them online.
ARI HERZOG | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012
[Comments] The Key to Online Success
Please continue reading The Key to Online Success and leave a comment if inspired. Recent comments Recent comments. This is a guest post by Gip Plaster. Photo by manicmorff. Still Here: 1 Key to Online Success is Realizing Potential. I don’t know Ari very well, but I know we have something in common: We’re still here. That means staying with the blog you start, showing up on social media when you have something to say and taking steps every day to expand the size, reach and value of your message and online properties. A Few Steps from Massive Success. What should you do?
BILL HARTZER | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2009
[Comments] How I Met a Celebrity by Using Craigslist
Subscribe to the comments for this post? Over this past weekend, my wife and I had the pleasure of a brief third visit from a real, honest-to-goodness, “household name celebrity. This time, it was this celebrity’s husband visiting our home. And to think, it all started with a simple Craiglist ad , one that I placed on the Dallas Craigslist about two months ago. First off, I’m not going to go into great detail about the celebrity (or her husband), not only to protect them, but because who they are really isn’t my point here. And I was lazy this time. Digg this!
DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2010
[Comments] This weeks #SocialMedia Tweetchat Topic: Sentiment Analysis-Opinions Matter, If Only You Knew Which Ones
You quickly determine there is no way to manually search every blog post, tweet or comment on the web so you turn to automation. Listening is the first step in social media (everyone says so). Not only do you have to listen, you have to listen for 6 months or more before you are allowed to do anything. Just ask the experts! Frankly, I think everyone says that just to buy a little time before they have to really figure out what to do with social. So let’s focus a minute. You want to listen for mentions of your company, brand and top executives. No voice inflection. No way, Jose!
VIPER CHILL | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
[Comments] ViperChill Monthly Report 11
You are here: ViperChill » ViperChill » ViperChill Monthly Report 11 ViperChill Monthly Report 11 Written by Glen, this post has 77 Comments We’re getting close to the point where there will be no more monthly reports. target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 77 Comments Adam of Freestylemind says: September 1, 2010 at 10:09 am Sorry about losing your passport Glen, that sucks – but you have a great woman Adam, Reply Oscar - freestyle mind says: September 1, 2010 at 10:10 am Funny that we post at the same time, from the same living room, in Glen’s website.
WRITTENT BLOG | THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 2014
[Comments] Kick-Start 2014 with Trends and Insights from Mitch Joel
Share your thoughts in the comments – we’d love to hear! Today I’m thrilled to catch up with one of the most influential people in today’s marketing world, Mitch Joel. Mitch is the President of digital marketing agency Twist Image and author of the popular blog Six Pixels of Separation. Mitch is also a sought-after keynote speaker, and recently published the book Ctrl Alt Delete. He kindly shared a few moments with me today: @HNesterenko: Mitch, I know how busy your schedule is, and I’m really excited that you get to share some marketing wisdom with us. HNestereko: Yes.
BILL HARTZER | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 2009
[Comments] Zuberance Webinar June 24 Shows How to Turn Word of Mouth into Sales
Subscribe to the comments for this post? Zuberance , a Word of Mouth marketing company that provides an on-demand platform that enables B2B and B2C marketers to identify and mobilize their Advocates, generating leads and sales, is hosting a free webinar on June 24th (today) 11 AM Pacific Time about how to turn “word of mouth into actual sales. What is Word of Mouth Marketing? Word of mouth is a pre-existing phenomenon that marketers are only now learning how to harness, amplify, and improve. Generated thousands of qualified leads. Combat negative Word of Mouth. Digg this!
PROBLOGGER | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013
[Comments] How to Make Your Blogging Dreams Come True
started with comments switched off to allow me to focus on creating more content – doing so fell short of my vision for a ‘community’ driven site but it allowed me to get moving. switched on comments and added a forum area to build community. tweeted something and it ended up being one of the biggest campaigns I’ve ever done with a brand. I’m certain that others reading this post would have more personal examples – I’d LOVE to see them in comments below. “ONE DAY I’ll be a full time blogger!” in 9 years time.
SOCIALNOMICS | WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 2015
[Comments] 5 Rules for Artists When Using Social Media to Promote Art
good sign that your content is working is when your post receives multiple shares, likes, and comments. As an artist, you have your work cut out for you when it comes to promoting the art you make. There is a considerable amount of competition, and if you don’t employ the correct techniques, you’ll fall far behind. One of the best ways to promote your art is to do so through social media, but it will only be successful if you go about it the right way. 1. Optimize Your Website for Search. To do this, make sure your website is up to date with the latest algorithm updates from Google.
JEFF ESPOSITO | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2010
[Comments] Five for Friday 9.3
Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks. Comments - Leave a comment! « Previous Post Next Post » blog comments powered by Disqus Stay connected Recent Posts Can influence be bought? Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Five for Friday 9.3 Written on September 3, 2010 by Espo in Five for Friday So this was an eventful week leading into a holiday weekend. First I got hit by a car, then there was a boat ton of work and the last two have been a blur with little time to catch my breath. How about you?
JEFF ESPOSITO | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
[Comments] Where do you see yourself in 10 years? | Strategic thoughts on.
Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks. Comment - Leave a comment! blog comments powered by Disqus Stay connected Recent Posts Can influence be bought? Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Cute, right? Well, it’s more than likely that I am wrong. Here’s a better answer: In ten years, I will most likely be serving as an advertising executive utilizing my background in PR to position pay-for-play advertising segments on TV as earned media. An advertisement is not news.
SOCIAL WAYNE | SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 2010
[Comments] This Week in Location: Facebook Places vs. The World. 57 must read location-based articles from last week.
If so let me know in the comments. What a week for the location-based space. It could be summed up as Facebook Places vs. The World in the battle for check-in supremacy. It could also be described as how Facebook Places want to be the check-in hub for location-based apps. Regardless almost everyone had an opinion about how Facebook Places would either kill Foursquare, Gowalla, yelp and other location-based startup, honestly I think most are wrong but that’s another blog post. Here are 57 must read location-based articles plus videos from last week. Shopkick App Preview. Impressive.
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
[Comments] Shiny Object Syndrome: Don’t Fondle the Hammer
Comments may be used in the final edition. The following is draft material for the second edition of Now Is Gone , which is almost out of print. You can download the first drafted chapter of the new edition — Welcome to the Fifth Estate — for free. When seeking to inspire a conversation about one’s initiative — whether it’s product, cause or simply education — the first instinct drives one to reach for the hot tool of the day. It’s often based on peer pressure, buzz, or a desire to be one of the first.
SOCIALNOMICS | THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2014
[Comments] Evaluating Yourself as a Community Manager
Just make sure you don’t remove comments or ignore them — both tend to make the problem worse. Community managers don’t have an easy job. They’re tasked with overseeing a business’s online marketing campaign, fostering customer engagement and doing their best to improve a company’s reputation. They often have to juggle a lot of tasks, but be able to do each of them is very important in a company’s success. If community managers do their jobs right, their efforts will hopefully yield higher sales, a larger customer base and more loyal customers.
TWIST IMAGE | SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2011
[Comments] The Answer To A Dilution In Attention
like publishing articles, and I recognize that those who follow, read and comment below are probably doing a lot more work/thinking than they are in other online spaces where you can get in and out in 250 words or less or graze through some kind of "top ten list" for tips and tricks. How much content is too much content? I am often asked this question (and many like it). From, "how often should I Blog?" " , "how often should I tweet?" " to "how long should a Podcast be?" " and "how much time should I spend on Facebook ?"
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2010
[Comments] The Danger of Auditing the Echo Chamber
Two gentlemen in front of me were listening to the speaker, commenting back and forth in a critical way. Some give influence to the popular, while others say its how many times your comments are shared with others. By 2008 Facebook and Twitter took hold, and comments began to occur on social networks. “No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man, Heraclitus. recently sat at an event in the back row. It’s human nature. Assuming right and wrong, black and white can be a dangerous game.
JEFF ESPOSITO | MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013
[Comments] Three Reasons Why Executives Should Tweet For Themselves
They comment directly on other industry leaders’ articles, under their own identities. This is a guest post from Megan Jasin. . A few weeks ago I read an article that stated “ less than two percent of Fortune 500 CEOs tweet themselves.” This statistic didn’t surprise me, but I was disappointed to see that this number hasn’t changed over the past three years. In 2009, when I started using Twitter and Facebook for business reasons, I could understand why executives were afraid to join the social media conversation. It was unchartered territory that even PR pros couldn’t grasp. that medium.
PROBLOGGER | TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2015
[Comments] 7 Effective Tips To Grow Your Social Media Presence The Right Way
Let us know in the comments below. This is a guest contribution from Adam Connell. Have you ever wondered how to gain a significant advantage with social media? Not Not just in terms of growing a following but growing an engaged following? have too, and so have countless others. The truth is that you can, and it’s easier than you might think. If you’re serious about growing a more engaged following, you’ll find this post helpful. You’ll learn how to focus your efforts, boost engagement, monitor your progress and ultimately start seeing real growth. Ready? Let’s dive in! 1. Their dreams.
BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY | FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008
[Comments] The Power of Educational Technology: Preparing Students to Succeed in the 21st Century
comments: Lee. Post a Comment. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). skip to main | skip to sidebar. The Power of Educational Technology. Demonstrating the power of technology to improve learning, create communities and inspire new thinking. Sunday, May 25, 2008. Preparing Students to Succeed in the 21st Century. often talk about this as a goal. Lately, Ive been trying to articulate what this really means. It is easy to say, but what does a school look like that is actually preparing students for the 21st Century? Preparing students to interact in a global economy. What else?
TWIST IMAGE | SUNDAY, JULY 13, 2014
[Comments] The Disruption Complex In Business Today
Christensen even took to the pages of BusinessWeek to clarify the comments and add more color to the arguments. Episode #418 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Bob Knorpp may be best known for his stunningly fun podcast on the advertising business known as The Beancast , but he also has a deep passion for the world of innovation (along with that, he is a regular contributor to Ad Age ). There has been plenty of discourse (online and otherwise) about this topic. Enjoy the conversation. advertising. advertising age. blogging.
WWW.ENTERPRISEIRREGULARS.COM | SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2010
[Comments] Content Marketers: Are you a Teacher, a Curator, or a Pundit?
Comment on the articles and add a little editorial value. « Previous Next » Tags Calendar Authors Comments Most Viewed apple Ariba BPM BPO Business Business process CIO issues Cloud Cloud Computing collaboration conferences crm Current Affairs Enterprise 2.0 Home Blog Meet the Enterprise Irregulars Contact Enterprise Irregulars Smart Thinking for the Smart Enterprise Featured Posts Business Software Trends & Concepts Subscribe Browse: Home / Featured Posts , Trends & Concepts / Content Marketers: Are you a Teacher, a Curator, or a Pundit? That’s Old School.
T2 SOCIAL | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
[Comments] Social Media Case Study: McDonald’s on Facebook
Despite the fact that every post shared by McDonald’s generates hundreds if not thousands of comments by fans of the brand, McDonald’s has virtually never responded to a single user. Tell us in the comments below or on Twitter ! A great example of practices to avoid in your Facebook strategy comes from McDonald’s on Facebook. Have you ever visited McDonald’s on Facebook? When it comes to McDonald’s on Facebook, there are certain things that the company can get away with based solely on the nature of the brand. No Engagement. All About the Sale.
KIKOLANI | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2010
[Comments] Getting Ready for Your First Blog World Expo
Some good ways to alleviate some of the nerves include: Get to know them through their blog by commenting. Please share your thoughts below in the comments! Last week, Chris Brogan wrote a great post on 9 ways to rock Blog World Expo , a must read with some great pointers on how to get the most out of your experience. wanted to expand upon those tips, and add a few extra ways that I am getting ready for Blog World Expo next month, my first major blogging conference. 1. Create a folder / label in your inbox specifically for the event. My Blog World Tentative Schedule.
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 2010
[Comments] Fetching Friday – Resources, Blog World Expo & Akismet
How to get more comments on your blog posts – if no one’s talking on your blog, you may need to try these tips. Also, be sure to let me know in the comments if you are a maybe or definitely coming! Are You Missing Comments? There is some great discussion that has developed about how Akismet is blocking commenters that you may want on your site. If you have a self-hosted WordPress blog, check your Akismet Configuration and make sure the “Automatically discard spam comments on posts older than a month is unchecked. The Resources Mashup.
PAMORAMA | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2010
[Comments] Kids Don't Hate Twitter Anymore! [Chart]
blog comments powered by Disqus Previous post: The Facebook Juggernaut: Exponential Growth + World’s Leading News Reader? pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Kids Don’t Hate Twitter Anymore! Chart] by Pam Dyer on February 16, 2010 Share Remember last year’s obsession about kids hating Twitter ? The site saw growth across all demographics in 2009, but growth among people 24 and younger accelerated faster than older folks in 2009, according to comScore. And your Dog…) « Francis Anderson [.] source). Thanks for visiting!
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2012
[Comments] 14 Ways to Promote Your Latest YouTube Video
Create a video response: Search for a video that is similar to yours, and rather than writing a comment about it, create a video response that will attract the audience you want. This guest post is by Jenny Dean of Floppycats. If you’re like me, you put a lot of time, effort, and thought into your YouTube videos. Even if you don’t, since YouTube is the second most searched engine in the world (and owned by the #1—Google), there is good reason to make the most of each upload. Here are the 14 tasks bloggers should do whenever you upload a YouTube video to your YouTube channel.
PROBLOGGER | MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2011
[Comments] Use Google Reading Level to Improve Your Blog Message
If you are constantly having to explain terms in post comments or over email, you should tone down the complexity of your writing, which will lower your Reading Level ranking. If, however, your readers respond with intelligent comments, you may be able to write in a more advanced style. This guest post is by Rhys Wynne of the Winwar Media Blog. Last month, Google launched its new Google Reading Level feature. What this does is algorithmically work out the reading level of the search results, to help users more easily decide which search results to click on. How is it worked out?
WRITTENT BLOG | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013
[Comments] 6 Surefire Ways to Convert Traffic from Your Blog
Let us know in the comments! While the basic function of a business blog is to convert your visitors into leads and eventually sales, you still want to entertain, educate, and delight. When you notice your conversion rates are low, there’s a good chance you’re not living up to your end of the bargain. Unfortunately, the reason for a dip in conversions may not be readily apparent, especially if you’ve experienced success in the past. So, what can you do to keep those conversions coming? Test Your Load Times. Image credit: Flickr. After two seconds, those buyers will go somewhere else.
KIKOLANI | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2010
[Comments] 11 WordPress Plugins to Analyze and Increase Traffic
Comment Email Responder. After activation, whenever you leave a comment, this plugin will email a copy of the comment to the person who left it, unless they have already subscribed to the comments. Comment Relish. This plugin would send a personalized email to each person automatically when they leave a comment on your blog for a first time. Who doesn’t like getting some extra traffic and more page views? We all love it, don’t we? YARPP. This posts plugin will help you to increase page views of your website. WP-Email. Search Meter. Sociable.
VIPER CHILL | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2010
[Comments] VIP Access: The VIPerchill Business Plan
You are here: ViperChill » ViperChill » VIP Access: The VIPerchill Business Plan VIP Access: The VIPerchill Business Plan Written by Glen, this post has 108 Comments It’s never a good sign when a blogger disappears for weeks, “neglecting their readers and doesn’t take the time to give a reason why. answered that in a comment above. I set-up the ’superblog’ but left it alone. I had too many other things on the go. Thanks for your comment! Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!" Bangkok, to be specific. Let’s talk business.
PROBLOGGER | SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2011
[Comments] Should You Even Be Blogging?!
It feels really great to write a post that you know is solid, and then have people read it and agree in the comments. But this post isn’t about writing (but leave a comment if you want me to write that post!). That’s the answer to where you should be commenting, engaging the community, and guest posting. Share it with me in a comment…. This guest post is by Danny Iny of Firepole Marketing. Blogging is dead. In fact, if you ask some people, it was never really alive. But let’s face facts. Right? And it’s nonsense. So let’s try another absolute on for size. Right?
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2011
[Comments] More Updates Means More Traffic | Small Business Mavericks
You must be logged in to post a comment. About Us What’s a Maverick? » More Updates Means More Traffic An interesting study by SiteKreator has confirmed what I’ve been telling you for more than two years now. The more updates you make to your small business website, the more traffic you are going to get. I was particularly surprised to learn that 54% of small businesses update their websites less than.5 times per month. That’s once every two months! Believe me, that isn’t nearly enough. And that’s only 2% of the businesses. And it makes a big difference.
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2011
[Comments] The Perfect Website For Off-Line Marketing
You must be logged in to post a comment. About Us What’s a Maverick? Yahoo! Unloads Delicious » The Perfect Website For Off-Line Marketing Ever wonder how you can use online sources for off-line marketing? There actually is a website that is perfect for this and that was created specifically for that purpose. It’s called Meetup. Meetup allows you to create groups on any topic. You pick a location, start a group, and start congregating. Really simple, right? Yes, sort of. But there’s more to it than that. This makes sense since you own a retail shoe shop.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2011
[Comments] Caring, Consistency, and the New Relationship Marketing
Eventually, you might, but write more content for blogs, for your social profiles, for commenting, etc., Actually make a little comment. Jay: Hey, everybody. It’s Jay Baer from Convince & Convert. I’m joined. today by a very special guest, my pal Mari Smith , live from. San Diego. Jay: You are always awesome. You are always awesome. want to see you all bummed out and sad sometime because no one has ever seen it. It’d be like seeing a narwhal or a unicorn or something like that. Mari: Occasionally. have my moments. Tell us all about it. heard him say.
JUGNOO | TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2013
[Comments] Social Media Management – South Africa Style
In between the latest product shots and carefully crafted status updates, you’ll find comments like these littering the social media pages of major brands. This article by Lauren Granger explores what happens when a brand gets involved in both listening and responding to social media channels. While the challenge for a brand with mobile customers – 50,000 a month – may be very different for a brand that sells consumer products, the decision and delegating process remains the same. As well as a step back from the screen now and then, to breathe!
TWIST IMAGE | SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014
[Comments] Before You Quit For That Next Job.
Their comment to me was this: ''I made a big mistake.'' My buddy*, Scott Monty , left his position at Ford. Scott is a well-known entity. He changed the game for big brands and social media. This is a big deal. This is big news. He leaves Ford as being one of the global leads on social media. It''s not his title, but rather what he accomplished at this organization that is so staggering. The digital marketing space has a terrible turnover rate. We churn people from one agency to another. From one brand to another. LinkedIn has become a non-stop ringing phone of opportunities. did you?
PROBLOGGER | SATURDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2010
[Comments] Why Writing Every Day Isn’t Enough
You could even make commenting a part of this practice—as has been proven in several ProBlogger posts, commenting is a vital part of growing your blog and your brand. well-crafted comment makes both you and the blog you left the comment on look better. This post is by Michelle of Wicked Whimsy. One of the most common pieces of advice given to aspiring writers and, by extension, bloggers is to write every day. The idea of a daily writing practice is thrown around as though it’s a cure-all for any malady. The problem. The words simply refused to come. Definitely.
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
[Comments] Kickstart Your Stalled Blog Content, Part 3: Let Your Publication Inspire Your Next Post
This information leads directly into our next assessment: comments. Review the comments. Did anyone leave a comment on your most recent post? like to balance comment counts against visitor stats and shares, and also look at the quality of comments that are left, since that’s a good gauge of reader engagement. If your post only received three visitors, and each of them left a comment or shared the post, that’s good news. Tell us in the comments. Over the last week, we’ve been kickstarting stalled blog content. Check the stats.
ENGAGE | THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2012
[Comments] 3 Things a Good Web Journalist Needs to Do Post-Wheaties
Instead of just running down the facts of an historical event, a historiographer examines how different historians and social commentators have analyzed that event over time. Every morning starts with you spooning your laptop like a lovesick, needy fool. If this is you (and you aren’t a video game junkie or a technophile with a bizarre fetish), you’re a Web journalist. It’s also entirely possible that your laptop isn’t the only piece of technology curled up next to you. Welcome to the world of infinite knowledge and information. Become a Coverage Detective. Develop an Opinion.
ENGAGE | SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2013
[Comments] You’re a Human, Act Like It.
Whether you’re writing a blog post, responding in a forum thread, leaving a comment on a blog, interacting on Twitter (or Facebook, or Google+, or Reddit, or whatever) you’ll have most success when you identify who you are and what brings you to the conversation. Audiences are made of people, they aren’t made of logos. And when building an audience, you must connect with other people as a person, not as a logo. There are very few that can succeed while ignoring this basic mantra. According to the law of averages, you are not one of them. In sales, people buy from who they like.
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2011
[Comments] The Secret to Explosive Blog Growth
Am I not commenting on the right blogs? Here is how Brian Clark, owner of Copyblogger, got his first big link: “In the first 3 months of Copyblogger, not only did I bust out the best content to get that initial spark where things start to take over on their own, but I also did all sorts of behind the scenes networking. “I was establishing relationships, commenting on blogs, emailing people … and a combination of doing all that I got my first big link, and then I got my first big flurry of attention when I released a free report that pretty much all major bloggers linked to.”.
KIKOLANI | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2011
[Comments] When All You’ve Got Is a Hammer, You’ll Break Your Blog To Pieces
Some bloggers seem to be everywhere – they have active profiles on Facebook and Twitter, they blog, they email, they comment, and they use every new technology and channel as it becomes available. Leave a comment and let me know. This is a guest post by Danny Iny , author, strategist, serial entrepreneur, and proud co-founder of Firepole Marketing. Are you everywhere, or are you nowhere? Other blogs seem to have a much narrower focus – they write their posts, allow you to subscribe via RSS and sometimes email, and stick to what they know. But isn’t focus a good thing? Blogging
ENGAGE | FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 2014
[Comments] Enough From the Naysayers: Sponsored Content Is Just Scratching the Surface
Tell us about it in the Comments A recent Contently study has some unkind results for digital content marketers. But is it time to sound the alarm, send out an SOS and abandon ship? Not so fast. The study, Sponsored Content Has a Trust Problem , reveals what its authors claim is a deep-seeded skepticism among readers in the recent wave of native ad content populating the pages of your favorite blogs and websites. Marketers and journalists are no strangers to public skepticism — and it’s easy to see why some readers would take any “branded” content with a grain of salt. Oh boy.
ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST | TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2013
[Comments] The Power of Online Communities
hope you’ll read them, share the ebook and consider emailing or posting in the comments, some of your memorable community stories. Subscribers of my bi-weekly newsletter, New Media Minutes have been sharing the new 10-page ebook I launched on Monday. If you decide to tweet about it, be sure to use #powerofcommunity. The Power of Online Communities from Angela Connor. The post The Power of Online Communities appeared first on Angela Connor. community building community engagement news and updates
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2010
[Comments] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Twitter Top Ten
An illustrated guide to Matt Cutt’s comments on crawling and indexation. Articles featured in the resources come primarily from people I interact with in the comments, and on the social networks. So comment away ( DoFollow, CommentLuv, and KeywordLuv enabled), and join me on the networks below, and if your article/photo/video catches my eye, it may appear in following Fetching Friday posts. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, Letterman’s Twitter Top Ten, and what’s coming up on kikolani.com. Social Media.
JEFF ESPOSITO | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2010
[Comments] Offline Spam | Strategic thoughts on using social media and public.
Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks. Comment - Leave a comment! blog comments powered by Disqus Stay connected Recent Posts Can influence be bought? Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Offline Spam Written on September 23, 2010 by Espo in Marketing , Random I have made my love, or lack thereof, of the YellowBook (and here ) well noted on this blog in the past, but it is not my most hated form of unsolicited advertising.That loathing is reserved for fliers placed on my windshield. Enjoy this post?
ACIDLABS | MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2010
[Comments] What's filling my head on UX?
link] AEGIS Project: Personas, [link] “Mad Libs” Style Form Increases Conversion 25-40%, [link] I am not a user, [link] A new global visual language for the BBC’s digital services, [link] Related posts Work (0) Wikinomics (0) Who are the people in your neighborhood – redux (1) User-centered music? (0) Transitions (4) Tagged as: books , design , experience design Cancel reply Leave a Comment Additional comments powered by BackType Previous post: How’s that going to work, then? Collaboration. Community. What’s filling my head on UX? That’s how I do it.
BILL HARTZER | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2010
[Comments] Visual Website Optimizer – Easy to Use A/B Split Testing Tool
Subscribe to the comments for this post? Creating a new website or landing page is exciting. You have certain goals to achieve with the website (sales, signups, downloads, etc.) and in order to achieve those goals you think all you need is a good marketing campaign and excellent rankings in Google. After all, a website is worthless if nobody visits it. But you forget one key point here. Converting a visitor into a customer is as important (if not more) as getting him/her to visit the site in the first place. So, what do you do when your conversion rate is depressingly low? headline). 3.
BILL HARTZER | WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 2009
[Comments] KeywordSmash Free Keyword Research Tool Launched
Subscribe to the comments for this post? As a blogger, online marketer, writer, and a shameless self-promoter, I am always on the hunt for content and ideas for creating online content. totally agree with whoever coined the phrase, “content is king. have to admit that sometimes I get writer’s block or, as I like to call it, “promoter’s block. Whatever you call it, sometimes you just need a place to start, a place to enter a keyword phrase to get started. And yes, it’s completely free to use. KeywordSmash is pretty simple to use. News (Google news, Yahoo!
WRITTENT BLOG | MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013
[Comments] How To Build Your Online Community and Then Keep It
If someone sees new and exciting things with every visit, they’ll be more inclined to come back, and maybe even join in the fun and comment on some posts! 2. huge part of this is being user friendly – for example, some blogs make you register or sign in before leaving comments to prevent spam. One thing I’ve noticed on my own blog is that certain commenters will show up again and again. This means responding to comments and complaints in a timely manner. Let us know in the comments! Guest post from Elissa Smith. How to build your community. 1. Keep building!
GET SOCIAL PR | WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2010
[Comments] How to Socialize Media Relations
Post comments. Ask people in your company to make comments and share the stories further. Home About Social PR Contact Me Subscribe Get Social PR By Rodger D. Johnson How to Socialize Media Relations July 21, 2010 Fast Company reports that “if you are still sending out press releases over the wire headed ‘press release’ or ‘for immediate release,’ you are just setting yourself up for rejection according to a panel of journalists at [the] Social Media Summit in San Francisco. Instead, relationships are more valuable now than ever before.
THE WAY OF THE WEB | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2009
[Comments] Small rivers of content for a new discovery system
Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← The time is right for pervasive social gaming Content farms most threaten UK media firms → Small rivers of content for a new discovery system December 10th, 2009 · View Comments I don’t often get contacted with sponsored posts, and sadly when I do they’re generally about topics completely irrelevant to my writing – so being offered information about a new way to create networks of related content sounded too interesting to ignore.
PROBLOGGER | SUNDAY, JANUARY 25, 2015
[Comments] The 6 Step Online Marketing Strategy Every Small Business Should Follow in 2015
Tweet the different posts from their blog (don’t forget to tag them), comment on their posts and respond to their Tweets. This is a guest contribution from Jawad Khan. 2013 was the year when people started taking content marketing seriously. The momentum grew in 2014 and thousands of corporations, small businesses and startups invested heavily in content creation. 2015 will see this trend grow even further. Thousands of new blogs and millions of new blog posts will be created over the next 12 months. From search results to social media, the internet is getting more and more local.
KIKOLANI | MONDAY, JULY 19, 2010
[Comments] Inside the New Digg, Including New Auto Submit Feature
When your friends submit stories, you will see which friends have Dugg it as well as a comment snippet from your friends on the story. So needless to say, when you submit or Digg a story, make a comment to have it stand out to your following. Somewhere, throughout my vast array of email filters, I must have missed my invitation to try out the new Digg 4.0 beta / alpha system, but this weekend out of sheer curiosity, I logged into new Digg site and got to play around with what is coming up. So, without further ado, here is a look at the inside of the new Digg system. Your Profile.
ENGAGING BRAND | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2010
[Comments] Social Media and B2B brands - The Engaging Brand
February 25, 2010 in brand , Social Media | Permalink Reblog (0) | | Digg This | Save to del.icio.us | TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Social Media and B2B brands : Comments Social Media and B2B brands I have just been discussing why social media can work for B2B brands, in some ways I get confused as to why it is even discussed.why? Free Podcast Google Search Join me on Twitter Facebook Fan Page The Engaging Brand on Facebook Our Community Recent Comments ANSHUL GUPTA on How Not to Become Boring.
JACOB MORGAN | FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 2010
[Comments] Vendor Convergence in the Enterprise 2.0 Space
Space View Comments June 25th, 2010 One of the things that struck me the most at this years Enterprise 2.0 agree with you on who will win :) blog comments powered by Disqus Connect with me Subscribe to Social Media RSS RSS About Jacob Email Me Jacob Morgan is the Principal of Chess Media Group , a social business consultancy that works with medium and enterprise companies on developing Enterprise 2.0, Social Media Globetrotter Home Consulting Speaking Travel Blog About SOCIAL MEDIA GLOBETROTTER Vendor Convergence in the Enterprise 2.0 Last year at the E2.0 The next E2.0 space?
PROBLOGGER | MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2011
[Comments] 6 Steps to a Loyal Blog Following
Comment on their posts. That generated 24 comments. This guest post is by Shari Lopatin of www.sharilopatin.com. I had a writer friend tell me the other day I have the best social network she’s ever seen. What?” I asked, shocked. After all, I only have about 380 Twitter followers (I follow 200-something). You should check out these people instead,” I offered, with three other usernames. They have way more followers than me.”. But she persisted. They may have more followers, but your network is much more engaged.”. Engaged. But numbers aren’t what counts. What does that mean?
TWIST IMAGE | SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2013
[Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #142
Now it's your turn: in the comment section below pick one thing that you saw this week that inspired you and share it. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "Every day, the Quebec government finds new ways to incense English citizens and remove things even the UN considers to be basic human rights. Every morning, my wife and I--both bilingual anglophones--plot our escape from the language craziness that is Quebec. " (Alistair for Hugh). Create More Value Than You Capture - eCorner. "These ?ndings
ARI HERZOG | MONDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2010
[Comments] Looking Back at AriWriter Blog Designs
But after reviewing past comments that you and your peers left me over the past year, namely when I edited the header image and otherwise asked for your feedback , I recognized with a new year approaching there is no better time than the present to revisit the past. I, too, liked my header image and missed it. Frequent readers of this blog are familiar with blog designs appearing, disappearing, and reappearing throughout the year. November 2009 featured a one-column layout. August 2010 saw a grid layout. August 2010 also introduced a minimalist design. Blog News design
THE WAY OF THE WEB | SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2010
[Comments] Thank you and some free books for Christmas reading
As an inspiration bonus, I’d also recommend checking out Cory Doctorow’s fictional novels – particularly ‘ Makers ‘, ‘ Little Brother ‘ , ‘ For The Win ‘, and ‘ Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom ‘ And if you’ve got recommendations you can share, or want to share your thoughts on any of the books listed, comments are much appreciated! Plus everyone that’s helped me set-up sites, answered my own questions, and anyone that’s come along to the #DPiP meetups or chatted at conferences etc.
SPIN SUCKS | TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2010
[Comments] A Look At An Innovative Communication Tool
Leave a comment! Comments Comment by Nikki Stephan July 20th, 2010 at 12:24 pm I love this suggestion, Ryan! Ryan Knapp Reply: July 20th, 2010 at 12:59 pm Thanks Nikki for the comment. Comment by Kathy Babb July 21st, 2010 at 9:48 am Excellent post, Ryan. Comment by Gabriel July 22nd, 2010 at 2:48 am While in London for my PhD studies a few (!) Comment by Amy Akomas July 22nd, 2010 at 10:08 am That’s it Ryan! I’m going to take that Italian class after all That’d make me uhmmm, multilingual! RSS feed for comments on this post.
SOCIALNOMICS | TUESDAY, JULY 2, 2013
[Comments] Social media Platforms you might be Missing on
LiveJournal user or journal entry as they are known, has its own web page, where other users can leave comments. The biggest cookie in the internet jar is “social media” and everyone wants a bite of it. Every day new social networking sites are launched in the hope of making it as big as Facebook did. Each offers unique features, some focus on specifics while others are a playground for one and all. So here is a rundown of the numerous social networking sites which may not be as popular as Facebook or Twitter, but they are certainly catching on. Linkedin. Pinterest. LiveJournal. Google+.
JEFF KORHAN | TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2010
[Comments] Social Engagement Works - Jeff Korhan
Jeff Korhan on July 27, 2010 in Community , Leadership , Marketing , New Media , Relationships , Small Business , Social Media , Social Media Marketing , Social Networking , Success , Teambuilding | Permalink Reblog (0) | | Digg This | Save to del.icio.us | | TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Social Engagement Works : 1 Favorite Comments Social Engagement Works We all know that engagement is the key to success with social media. Now consider translating that to your work off of the social networks.
SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGERY | MONDAY, MAY 24, 2010
[Comments] Will I See You at the Gov 2.0 Expo?
Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 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, web20 wiki Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org © 2010 Social Media Strategery. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 Government 2.0 Miscellaneous Personal Prof.
ARI HERZOG | TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2011
[Comments] Blame Email, Not Web, For Lost Productivity
Recent comments Recent comments. The conclusion of a recent harmon.ie survey is virally spreading across the web into newspapers and blogs. All you need to do is run a Google search on the clause that the “proliferation of collaboration and social tools designed to increase productivity is actually costing businesses millions of dollars per year in lost productivity to see over 2,600 matched results. The Daily News of Newburyport, the local rag here, includes that quotation as part of an op-ed that surmises Facebook is a waste of time. As if this is news. Productivity
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2011
[Comments] Should You Use A Ghost Twitterer?
You must be logged in to post a comment. About Us What’s a Maverick? Ghost Twittering is a controversial subject. Some people say it’s not right. Others live by it. I say do it if it works for you, but it clearly isn’t for everyone. I can’t imagine someone like Mark Cuban, for instance, using a Ghost Twitterer. Oprah Winfrey, however, has many more things to think about than tweeting 140 characters every 10 minutes (I’m not saying Oprah uses a ghost Twitterer). How much time do you have personally to update your Twitter account? Do you have a strategy?
PROBLOGGER | SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2011
[Comments] 5 Techniques to Create Raving Loyal Fans
Font formatting, color schemes, picture choice, picture captions, headlines, comments, and widgets all play an integral role in conveying the overall message of your blog. 5. As I slowly interacted with my audience, through comments, emails, and looking at their feedback and favorite articles, I realized that the more I took a risk, the more I pushed the boundary of what I thought was acceptable, the more I ostracized certain readers. This post is by Brad Branson of Lessons in Lifestyle Development. Most people walk through life in a living daze. You need to be polarizing. Heh.).
CONVERSTATIONS | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2014
[Comments] Segmenting and a Project Mindset – Will it Build Your Business?
Consider leaving a comment! Two practices that stave off a state of overwhelm in my own business is Segmenting and a Project Mindset. also use these devices in helping other business, in more ways than one. The Operations of a Small Business . Segmenting is dividing the business day into roles; Projects are dividing the business day into tasks. Using my business ( SmallBizTracks ) as an example, I have three segments in my workday. Beginning of Day: Content Creation – This includes writing blog posts, social media updates, emails about projects, specialized content.
TWIST IMAGE | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2012
[Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #127
Now it's your turn: in the comment section below pick one thing that you saw this week that inspired you and share it. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "Some eye candy this week. Skyrim is a pretty popular game, and it's highly modifiable. Some people have been pushing this to its logical consequence: making screens that look like the real world. Today, the rig these images were made on might seem expensive; but computers have a way of getting cheaper quickly. Check out the video of landscapes, too."
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2013
[Comments] How to Speed Up the Blog Writing Process [My Method]
While there are still some posts that are more of a grind to write and can take time (for example three days ago I spent most of the day working on the Ultimate Guide to Writing Comments on Blogs ) I do think that my writing has sped up when I compare it to how I used to write. Do you write outlines for posts or are you someone who prefers just to sit and write? I’d love to hear a little about how you tackle the task of writing in comments below. Image by Jonathan Cohen. And before I share them – one quick note/disclaimer… sometimes slow is best. Edit and Polish.
PROBLOGGER | TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2011
[Comments] Do You Have these 4 Unrealistic Expectations of Blogging?
Related to this, respondents reflected on how much time other aspects of blogging can take, including comment moderation, networking, social media, and technicalities and design. A few bloggers also reflected that they thought that because they “write well, they expected that they’d automatically be able to “blog well.. Numerous bloggers reflected that they knew people read their blog by looking at their statistics, but that they rarely heard from those readers or saw them interact—particularly in the comments. You need to build a presence there.
COLLECTIVE THOUGHTS | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2007
[Comments] Do you Have What it Takes to be a Social Media Ninja?
Comment in 250 words or less why you think that you’ve got the stuff. We’ll keep comments open for a week, giving time for all our friends as PubCon Las Vegas and SES Chicago a chance to recover and get back into the swing of things. Subscribe to the comments for this post? In honor of the Annual Day of the Ninja , we here at Collective Thoughts wonder if you, the reader, have what it takes to be a social media ninja. So, don’t just sit there. Tell us. Mind you, this is not for the easily intimidated or faint of heart. Details to follow. Digg this!
TWIST IMAGE | THURSDAY, JULY 4, 2013
[Comments] A Real State Of Independence
After that initial lump in my throat, I simply hit the publish button on this blog and watched the shares, amplification and comments flow. My posts are long. I don''t use link-bait-like headlines. I don''t add pictures to the posts. I''m not great at being overly active in the comments. It''s easy to get caught up in the news. Whether you are celebrating the Fourth of July (and, if you are, Happy Fourth!) or following the news as it is unfolding in Egypt today , it can be somewhat easy to detach our personal selves from the idea of independence. in any industry. independence.
ARI HERZOG | TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011
[Comments] How Newspapers Adapt to Social Media
Recent comments I, for one, am a huge fan of newspapers using social media to. The next time you visit Los Angeles, California, add this application to your iPhone , walk along the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and watch history come alive through archived news stories from the Los Angeles Times. Don’t have an iPhone? No problem. Their gossip queens (one of 212 newspaper Twitter accounts ) can tweet you the latest Hollywood pop culture. Don’t like or use Twitter? How about asking a question on the LA Times’ Facebook wall or on one of their dozens of news blogs ? Media news
PROBLOGGER | SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 2011
[Comments] Spice Up Your Blog with a Virtual Blogging Team
You produce quality content, react to commenters, watch your stats grow, rinse, repeat. Producing quality content regularly can be draining, managing comments can get exhausting, and don’t even get me started on dealing with spam. Maybe you’d like to keep your blog a mostly solo affair, and you just need somebody to help moderate comments, do research on new topics, and handle a few other tasks. Share some of your tips in the comments. This guest post is by Luis Cruz of Pepper Virtual Assistant. Blogging is simple. Set your expectations. Be an editor.