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  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  MONDAY, JUNE 21, 2010
    [Comments] Stay Human
    Get Out and Comment. One of the best ways to stay human is to get out and comment on other people’s stuff without pushing any obvious visible gain back to your own stuff. Comment. That’s the #1 thing people comment to me about in person about this video.). It’s so tricky. We get into something new (or we get told to get into something new) and we suddenly reduce it to a pattern. “I’m going on Twitter and I will tweet for 30 minutes about our products and services. Robot behavior. We reduce it to repetitive patterns. Review Your Output.
    [Comments] Greg Verdino: GyPSii: all-in-one social networking for the iPhone
    May 14, 2009 in Community , crayon , Geek Culture , Mobility , New Technologies , Social Media | Permalink Reblog (0) | | | TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference GyPSii: all-in-one social networking for the iPhone : Comments GyPSii: all-in-one social networking for the iPhone As 2008 came to a close, my blogger-buddy Peter Kim asked a batch of social media folks to think about what 2009 would have in store for our industry.  Look inside.   You can get started by downloading the free App from the iTunes right now.
    [Comments] Miscellaneous Monday
    October 19, 2009 in Blogs , crayon , Geek Culture , GV sightings , Life , Marketing , Social Media | Permalink Reblog (0) | | | TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Miscellaneous Monday : Comments Miscellaneous Monday     This is just a quick jumble of recent and new items that may be of interest (to me, if not to you.) » Miscellaneous Monday     This is just a quick jumble of recent and new items that may be of interest (to me, if not to you.) What was I doing? No - not getting married. Peace.
    [Comments] Four Simple Traffic Strategies for a Post-Panda and -Penguin World
    Return visitors clearly enjoy your content and are much more likely to give word-of-mouth referrals, share your content to their social networks, comment on your posts and act on any call to actions you may have included in your articles. What are some of the blog promotion strategies you use to drive more traffic to your site? I’d love to hear about them in the comments. This guest post is by Lisa Angelettie. For many years, there were bloggers who could follow a few basic SEO rules, publish a post, wait for Google to spider and rank it, and watch the traffic flow in. Absolutely.
  • ENGAGE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2014
    [Comments] The Key to Good Health (Content)
    You also have to respond to comments, questions and criticisms as quickly as possible. I’ll admit it was a lot easier pre-web, when answering reader mail mainly involved filling requests for past articles and occasionally sending off a reply to an angry reader. My first magazine job out of college was at American Health. It was the mid-80s, and the then three-year-old upstart had just won a coveted magazine industry award for general excellence. health and wellness information is literally everywhere you look. Strive for simplicity but not at the expense of accuracy. Studies conflict.
    [Comments] I Still Believe
    Brass Tack Thinking Make Things Happen Home About Amber Naslund Tamsen McMahon Contact Speaking Amber Naslund Tamsen McMahon Brass Tack Reading Archives I Still Believe August 25, 2010 | by Amber Naslund View Comments I’m a pragmatist. My blog got me a job way back in 2005, and my best friend met her husband through my comments section. 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. know negativity sells.
    [Comments] How this totally unsexy document could save your ass…
    What systems do you have in place to make sure things run smoothly? I’d love to know, comment below to tell us. Standard Operating Procedures – just doesn’t sound sexy does it? George Clooney could whisper it in your ear – still nothing! But I DON’T CARE it might just be the thing that saves your ass. For those of you who don’t know, these are the incredibly useful, if not sexy, documents that list how a task or project is carried out – in excruciatingly small detail. How does an SOP work? So I gave the whole task to my new assistant. So far, so good. Who knows how to do it?
    [Comments] SXSW: Mark Zuckerberg Keynote (the edited liveblogged version)
    « Jenn Deering Davis October 13, 2009 at 8:49 pm Facebook Marketing: How To Balance Personal and Professional | September 15, 2010 at 3:57 pm { 4 comments… read them below or add one } Krumpet March 11, 2008 at 5:50 pm Ugggghhhh. link] Reply Cancel reply Leave a Comment Be sure to wrap all code in <code></code> tags. Here we go with the highly-talked-about keynote presentation at South by Southwest… Just like an Apple keynote, they tried to build up some serious momentum for this event. Tell us about how it has evolved. As a company? world.
    [Comments] The Genealogy of Success
    Brass Tack Thinking Make Things Happen Home About Amber Naslund Tamsen McMahon Contact Speaking Amber Naslund Tamsen McMahon Brass Tack Reading Archives The Genealogy of Success July 1, 2010 | by Tamsen McMahon View Comments Each one of us has gotten ourselves wherever we are. 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. Yes, you’re responsible for every action you take. Where do you come from? Great post.
    [Comments] Getty Images vs Creative Commons and Privacy: What Bloggers Need to Know
    Therefore you will have to play by their rules and expect to do something for them in return. I’ve read comments on the WordPress announcement that communicated their leave from using the system as soon as ads start appearing. This is a guest post written by  Simon Schmid  of  iubenda. Getty Images recently announced a  new image embed feature  that allows bloggers (and others) to access and use their vast library of images for non-commercial purposes. How easy is it really over all though? And is it entirely without complications? What can you use Getty’s embed for? Genera
    [Comments] One Activity You Should Do On Your Blog Every Day
    My criteria for selection is that it is a post with one or more of the following criteria: It has performed well in the past, in terms of traffic or comment numbers. What’s the one thing that you should do on your blog every day (or at least regularly)? “Create new content!” ” Good answer! Without regular new content your blog isn’t really a blog is it? Another Great Daily Exercise for Your Blog. But other than creating new content – what else should you be paying attention to every day? Here’s what I do: 1. Select a Post. Update It. Social.
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2011
    [Comments] Implications of the News of the World phone hacking…
    Journalism is likely to go the same way – the negatives get massive press coverage and analysis, whilst the good is rarely commented on. There’s obviously been a lot of in-depth intelligent analysis of the demise of the News of the World due to the phone-hacking outcry. So rather than attempt to add to that, I just wanted to throw three quick thoughts out there: People still read print newspapers? That’s what the word ‘hacking’ means to most people now. journalism newspapers hacking implications news of the world newspapers closing phone hacking
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #138
    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? "Whatever did we do before the Web? Plenty, it turns out: Here's a look at some of the social networks we used to rely on, and things that probably seemed groundbreaking in their day. Married in Second Life ? Big deal; someone did it by Telegraph a century ago." " (Alistair for Hugh). Pictures of A s - YouTube. " (Alistair for Mitch).
    [Comments] I Didn't Think You Meant *That* Kind of Pink Slip
    Additional comments powered by BackType Click ‘Like’ to join us on Facebook! It sucks. It wasn’t your fault, but it’s so hard not to take it personally. Why was it you and not that other guy – you know, the one who is always surfing the net and listening to his iPod at work? It can feel like there is no justice, no reward for your hard work and loyalty. There’s no way around it, it just sucks. While it is tempting (oh boy, is it ever tempting) to focus on the negative, it’s time for a concrete action plan to move forward. right away. Let them.
    [Comments] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Best Week Ever & Timelapse
    Wednesday, I woke up to a comment from Fred von Graf , founder of SMAZ, that I won a trip to Mexico for a tweet contest on the Worst Social Media Fail of 2009, which I believe is businesses who use social media as a one way advertising platform instead of two way conversation between them and their community. Articles featured in the resources come primarily from people I interact with in the comments, and on the social networks. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbledupon this week. Blogging. 100 tips on how to write a huge list post. WordPress.
    [Comments] How Tim Hortons hit a home run combining TV and social media.
    First, they posted a clip from the show on their Facebook page with all the great Tim Horton’s references, which generated tons of comments, likes, and shares. Monday night saw one of the greatest examples of brilliant branding combining with TV product placement and social interaction. The iconic Canadian brand Tim Hortons appeared on How I Met Your Mother (HIMYM) as part of a long-running gag on the show, and the results are tremendous. It’s an elaborate story, but it all comes together in the end, trust me. Tim Hortons has appeared before on the show. Wawa, Ontario.
    [Comments] Izzonet Review – What Sets Izzonet Apart as an eCommerce Solutions Provider
    Please share your thoughts and experiences in the comments! This is a sponsored post from IzzoNet , an eCommerce Solutions Software provider. As an eCommerce solutions provider, IzzoNet strives to provide their clients with both basic and advance needs. While that is true, they have their strengths and limitations still. There are a lot of eCommerce solutions in the market and all of them have their pros and cons. Your choice will depend on what you need the most in your online shopping cart. Some packages have great marketing tools while others concentrate on shopping cart innovations.
    [Comments] ‘Curation,’ and journalists as curators
    feel quite honored to receive a comment from you, and I think you’re quite right to say the catalyst for a change in roles is the increased availability of, and access to, information. Comment by Stephen Newport to Curation and Journalists as Curators [.] wjchat) Top Teaching Online Journalism posts: Past 6 months Recent Comments Bill Garber : Mindy … you are one clear thinking journalist … I hope Steve comes up with samples of ‘completely new. Then consider the job of the museum curator. There are also times when we need and want organization.
    [Comments] Google Moves Map Image in Search Results
    Subscribe to the comments for this post? I have noticed a change in how Google is displaying the search results for certain cityname+keyword searches. For those of you who often search for something that includes a location (or a city name) along with a keyword, you might be interested in how Google is changing the search results. Here is a screen shot of the search results change: Google has recently moved the Google Map image to the right side of the search results, putting more of a focus on the actual organic search engine results. But, it may be just a random thing. Digg this!
  • KIKOLANI  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 2010
    [Comments] 5 Tactics Bloggers Should Borrow from Traditional PR
    Don’t just comment on every news story that makes waves. Please let me know in the comments below how these techniques have benefited your blog. This guest post is written by Mickie Kennedy , founder of eReleases, an online leader in affordable press release distribution. Grab a free copy of the Big Press Release Book – Press Releases for Every Occasion and Industry. Bloggers have been hailed as “citizen journalists” and powerful influencers for years. But bloggers have another, less frequently discussed role – they’re also citizen PR experts. The Talk Show Circuit.
    [Comments] Surrogate Moms Can Be More Social
    If you post inappropriate photos or comments, you most likely will not find someone who wants to use you as a surrogate mother. A surrogate mother is someone who carries a child via pregnancy for another woman. They may use their own egg or they may use the other woman’s egg. Once the baby is born, he or she is then given to the original parents. While there are no formal statistics on surrogacy, it’s estimated that nine children are born to a surrogate mother in each state every year, according to Modern Family Surrogacy. Are you looking to be a surrogate mom?
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #82
    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? "Space shuttle rockets burn hydrogen and oxygen, two parts to one. In that respect, they're really pretty clean, giving off only water vapor. But they're also really messy, particularly when it comes to noise pollution. Top Gear 's Jeremy Clarkson visits Louisiana, where NASA tests its launch systems. " (Alistair for Hugh). Quora. bitcurrent.
  • ENGAGE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2013
    [Comments] Time to Get the ‘Internet of Everything’ on Your Radar
    Tell us in the comments This is the second article in an occasional series on this blog by McMURRY/TMG Content Editor James Alan Miller that will explore the evolution of mobile technology and its influence on business and content marketing. One of the cool things about covering technology is that you get exposed to all these great trends and ideas when they’re in their infancy. In my first post, “ My Mobile Epiphany ,” I described how early exposure to PDAs and smartphones helped me understand the mobile revolution. trillion “things” are currently connected to the Internet.
    [Comments] Blog Wise Tip 5: Manage Distractions
    Some of the bloggers we interviewed commented that they way they handled distractions was to physically remove themselves from the distraction itself. Share your tips in the comments. Given their productivity levels, you might think that A-list bloggers don’t get distracted. The truth, as the interviews in Blog Wise show, is that they’ve learned to deal with distractions so that they don’t rule the day. Distraction #1: Social media. Is social media sucking up your time? Distraction #2: Family. For work-from-home bloggers, family can be very distracting. Distraction #3: Work.
    [Comments] What Progress Have You Made on Pinterest? [Discussion]
    in the comments. This week has given us a chance to look at Pinterest from a few different angles. If you’ve not had a chance to get into Pinterest, I hope that our Complete Guide to Pinterest got you inspired to set up an account and start pinning. If If it didn’t,  EcoKaren’s story of Pinterest success  should have convinced you of the pulling power of the network. Her expert advice on creating Pinterest Personas should help you take your first steps toward setting a Pinterest strategy for your blog. Today, we’re interested to hear your stories. Discussion].
    [Comments] 5 Ways to Use Facebook Graph Search
    Tell us in the comments below or on Twitter ! Do you know about some of the interesting ways to use Facebook Graph Search? The Facebook Graph Search feature was rolled out a little while ago, but has not had quite the impact Facebook was hoping for. The social search tool geared towards providing people with personalized search results and competing with search giants is very impressive, but seldom used. It is a shame, because there are some great ways to use Facebook Graph Search. Search by Keyword, Interest and More. This is nothing new when it comes to search. Filter by Location.
  • JACOB MORGAN  |  MONDAY, JUNE 14, 2010
    [Comments] Introducing the New Chess Media Group!
    View Comments June 14th, 2010 So I know you’ve heard me talking a lot about our new site design and it’s FINALLY live at Chess Media thanks to our friends over at Blue Sail Creative.  We were anticipating that it would take us around 30 days to go from design to going live – boy were we off.  I think it took us around 100 days because we kept going back and forth with design and functionality elements.  What do you think of the new site, our vision and company direction?  Do you have any thoughts, comments or questions?  We’d love to hear from you!
    [Comments] Social TV: Social Marketing Practices That Translate Beyond Television
    among new series, with an average of 94,000 social comments per episode as recorded by Bluefin. For us marketers engaging in a dialogue with your key audience and cultivating that ongoing relationship is crucial to maintaining brand awareness and loyalty.  Social TV is no exception.  In the largely uncharted waters of social media, Social TV is an arena marketers can no longer afford to ignore.  What can we as brand marketers learn from this Social TV revolution in media?  Plenty. What exactly is Social TV? By now, I’m sure you’ve seen them on your favorite TV shows.  million followers.
  • GET SOCIAL PR  |  MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012
    [Comments] The “Secret” Facebook Strategy that can Generate $500,000 in Revenue
    billion Likes and Comments on average were generated by Facebook users per day during the first quarter of 2012. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to generate $500,000 in annual sales from your Facebook Fan Page? Yes, it is possible to earn money, sell products and make a profit from your fan page, just like State Bicycle Company. The problem failed Facebook fan pages is that there is no strategy behind them. Some business owners think that if they build it, they will come. To be honest, the if-you-build-it-they-will-come strategy only worked for Kevin Costner in “Field of Dreams.”
    [Comments] One Idea For Metrics Analysis
    But the most important takeaway from this very informative explanation (with a One Metric Template, no less) is the caution box he put into it after discussion in the comments. Have you seen that post on Moz about One Content Metric To Rule Them All ? I bet Trevor Klein is a Tolkien fan, but he also is a good communicator of the process Moz went through to combine the various metrics for their blog and create one, easily digested, almost-completely-automated scoring metric. One. I am impressed. ” I want a to say that last part again, just to give it emphasis.
    [Comments] What Is Social Media Supposed To Do?
    20% write reviews of products or comment on what’s new. Have you seen the (gasp) Gallup results on The Myth Of Social Media ? If you were hoping it would show that social media involvement gets measurable results in marketing, you’ll be disappointed. Instead, respondents to the poll show results like this: 62% are not influenced by social media when they make purchases. 29% use social media to find reviews on products or follow trends. That doesn’t mean we need to spend more money on getting our message out. Social Media Is Supposed To Connect People.
    [Comments] Social Media And Small Businesses
    At the same time, be sure to answer any comments that you get. Most of you have heard of tweet, Facebook, YouTube and Myspace. We all know that these platforms are social media where you can connect with friends and family to keep abreast of things in each other’s world. But, what does it mean for small businesses? Social media is the new way of advertising and marketing your business. It is growing tremendously and many small business owners are thriving in the arena. It doesn’t matter what type of business you have, you can always generate a following by using social media.
    [Comments] Introducing Status Quake Tuesdays, On A Wednesday
    Home It’s Josip Archives Let’s Talk The Word on the Web Introducing Status Quake Tuesdays, On A Wednesday Written on April 14, 2010 by Josip Petrusa 3 Comments Tweet Share Save The way we act from the moment we wake up to the time we go to bed is really interesting. A lot of us never think over our day and see what we actually accomplished, unless it involved complaining to someone about it. link] Josip Hi SN, its great for you to have commented here. link] Josip Hi SN, its great for you to have commented here. Think about what you did today. Ira M. Ira M.
    [Comments] Five Myths of Community Management | Brass Tack Thinking
    Brass Tack Thinking Make Things Happen Home About Amber Naslund Tamsen McMahon Contact Speaking Amber Naslund Tamsen McMahon Brass Tack Reading Archives Five Myths of Community Management June 30, 2009 | by Amber Naslund View Comments Community management as a discipline is evolving. People need the validation that the faces behind the avatars and the voices behind the comments are real, sentient beings with personalities. How about tracking the volume and sentiment of the posts and comments written about you over a period of time? Comments, aweigh. What Say You?
    [Comments] Why Bloggers Should Self-Publish
    Also, when you self-publish, you don’t have any teenage interns sending back editorial comments that you completely disagree with. If you just take the posts (mentioned in the point above) and publish them, people will say, “he’s just publishing a collection of posts” A couple of comments on that. Let us know in the comments! By James Altucher of I’ve published seven books in the past seven years, five with traditional publishers (Wiley, Penguin, HarperCollins), and the last two I’ve self-published. Why self-publish?
    [Comments] 10 David Ogilvy Quotes that Could Revolutionize Your Blogging
    Make your thinking as funny as possible.&#. I’ve been pondering this one a lot over the last 24 hours and it’s true—some of my best blog posts and projects have emerged out of light-hearted tweets or comments in conversations to friends. This week, I’ve been reading The King of Madison Avenue —an interesting biography of ad man David Ogilvy (aff). I’ve always been fascinated with Ogilvy and see a lot in what he’s done as relevant to bloggers. So here’s some of his more famous quotes, with a few thoughts on how they relate to our medium. 1. Think big!
    [Comments] Being Outrageous on Social Media: 5 Sites that Do it Best
    Quite often what makes Imgur posts so funny is the user-submitted reactions in the comments. The photo is mildly funny, but when you read the top comment, it’s full-on chuckle worthy. Through the massive rise of social media over the course of the last decade, viral videos, photos, and articles have become so common, we’ve come to expect them. The very term “viral” has taken on a new meaning. At first, these popular pieces of content were generated by everyday Internet users. It shouldn’t come as a surprise either. million views as of this writing.
  • JUSTIN LEVY  |  MONDAY, MAY 30, 2011
    [Comments] The 9 Deadly Sins of Facebook Pages and Their Administrators
    Sure, every single comment or like doesn’t have to be responded to and sometimes you will have people there just trying to pick an argument with you or your company. You also don’t need to run down a list of comments with “Great, thanks” type comments. If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. When I speak to groups or am interviewed about Facebook, I am often asked to provide examples of companies that are “doing it right.”
    [Comments] Crowdsourcing Music via Twitter (again)
    If I'm missing other great songs, feel free to put them in the comments field. One of the things I love about Twitter is the fact that I can reach out to a large group of people that are far more knowledgeable than me and get ideas for things like restaurants, cameras, washing machines and yes, music. This morning, I mentioned that I was looking for five new songs to add to my iTunes and this is the response I got. UPDATED 12/8 @ 2:30 PM CT The choices are in (I slightly exceeded my goal of 5 and went with 12 songs instead). Just trying to pick off odd-but-good. you'll like it!
    [Comments] Social Hunter-Gatherer Programs | Brass Tack Thinking
    Brass Tack Thinking Make Things Happen Home About Amber Naslund Tamsen McMahon Contact Speaking Amber Naslund Tamsen McMahon Brass Tack Reading Archives Social Hunter-Gatherer Programs May 26, 2010 | by Amber Naslund View Comments Today’s is a guest post from Matt Ridings, a friend of mine who has a sharp mind, even sharper wit, and a refreshingly pragmatic and holistic approach to all this social stuff. Thanks for the comments! -= Matt Ridings – @techguerilla´s last blog. Thanks for the comments! -= Matt Ridings – @techguerilla´s last blog.
    [Comments] Creating Great Content for Today’s Social Web
    Going a little deeper, consider using Facebook Comments instead of the built-in comments capability of your blog platform. The content from the comments does not show up as search engine-visible text on your web page, but given that you are writing original posts, this is probably not critical. But what it does do is function like a Facebook Share.  It shows up in the News Feed of the commenter, and the News Feeds of all their friends.  This guest post is by Eric Enge of Stone Temple Consulting. Welcome to an increasingly social landscape on the Web.  General
    [Comments] 5 Key Elements for a Successful Women’s Blog
    This is especially vital with negative comments you may receive – do not lash back or be rude. Image via Flickr user Liquine. This is a guest contribution by Renee from . This year marks 10 years of my blogging career, and after starting several women’s blogs (some successful, some not), and being an avid reader of them myself, I’ve learn the key elements in what makes a blog “make it” or not. Here they are. Key #1: Make Sure Your Blog is Visually Great. usually try not to generalize, but let’s face it: women like pretty things. Keep them clean and easy to see.
    [Comments] PeekYou Initial Review and some thoughts about Online Identity
    Also, bear in mind that a new release of the site is due in about a month – and all the capabilities you see today will be improved with the new release – and I’ll let Josh and Michael weigh in on what those changes will be if they wish to comment on this post. I had lunch with Josh Mackey and Michael Hussey of PEEKYOU today – and I was really impressed with their online identity service they’ve helped to create.   Let’s look at what you can do today with PeekYou. 1. Want to find Influencers – say, Art People in NYC -.
    [Comments] 10 Ways Slideshare Can Benefit Your Social Media Strategy
    We’ll be happy to read your ideas in the comments below. 60 million visitors a month head to Slideshare. If you’re unimpressed, think about this: it’s considerably less social than other networks. While users can follow others, it’s primarily a center for information discovery. The most-common tags on the network are business, market, trends, research, social media, and statistics.  If your B2B brand is seeking ways to get your content in front of more B2B decision makers, adding Slideshare to your social media strategy may be part of the solution. Where are you? It’s Multi-Media.
    [Comments] Because of you was selected as one of the Top20 blogs for Black Enterprise Bloggers Month 2011
    want to say thank you to all of the readers, followers on twitter and others who have stopped by left a comment or share an article you found useful. Over the years I have never guessed how blogging or having a blog could change or affect my life. Some people blog to share their opinion, some blog because it’s their job and some blog as a hobby and just for fun. think I’ve all four. Today I’m pleased to announced that has been selected as one of the Top20 blogs for Black Enterprise Bloggers Month 2011. Thank you! think I’ve all four.
    [Comments] 7 Creative Ways to Make a Long Distance Relationship Work
    We don’t talk other than random comments, we just do what we’re doing but with the other person there (on a screen). I’ve been in a long distance relationship with my girlfriend Alison for 1.5 years. moved out to SF when I was working at Zaarly and decided to stay. It was clear that this was where I needed to be if I was going to start my company. Alison and I have been dating for 5 years. She’s a teacher in NYC, which is a career built to keep you in the same place. She can’t move until she gets her tenure and finishes grad school. It sucks. Surprise them.
    [Comments] Gah! We've #hijackedthehashtags! « Wisdom London
    PS I considered writing this whole comment as a hashtag – but then realised it would have been impossible to read #suchafool Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Blog at Wisdom London Creative Communications is our world… « Do You Know A Good Thing When You See It? Series of Experiments in Social Media » Gah! We’ve #hijackedthehashtags! Ah, hashtags.  They used to be these handy little things for adding context and metadata to our tweets.  How diligently we hashtagged keywords, events, names, products, brands.  We knew what was important.  How quaint!
    [Comments] How to Download Your Information from Facebook
    Subscribe to the comments for this post? Facebook has recently been under fire (a lot, I might add) for privacy issues and privacy concerns. have even written about Facebook email privacy that has gone awry. Many people (not me) are concerned about what they share amongst their friends on Facebook. Some of my family members are concerned about other people (mainly the public) learning about what they post on Facebook. Maybe it is just me, but I honestly do not share anything online that I would not want anyone to learn about: everything I share online is an open book. Digg this!
    [Comments] Study: User-Generated Video Reviews Just As Effective as Professionally Produced TV Ads
    Subscribe to the comments for this post? The results of a study was released today that shows that user-generated videos are just as effective for sales as professionally-produced videos. If that is the case, then why do we need to hire a professional to produce a video? comScore, Inc. Nasdaq: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, and EXPO Communications, Inc., a leading consumer-generated video platform, today announced the results of a study on the marketing potential of user-generated video content. User-Generated Video Reviews Exhibit Sales Effective Content. Digg this!
    [Comments] Help Me Help You | Almost Savvy
    Additional comments powered by BackType Click ‘Like’ to join us on Facebook! The primary networking platforms which many of us use – Twitter , Facebook and LinkedIn – have all undergone huge changes, seemingly at a breakneck pace. Some have been well communicated in advance, many weren’t. Some have been well-received, many have led to frustration. A few have worked well immediately upon launch, most seem full of bugs and perform inconsistently. It’s no wonder that so many of you are frustrated and confused. You’ve been through it all.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013
    [Comments] Forget about Marketing: Concentrate on Blogging
    You can’t read a post on a blog without seeing a load of other bloggers commenting at the bottom, with a link back to their own site. This is a guest contribution by Nicholas Whitmore. The title: What on earth does it mean? Well, recently it seems like a lot of bloggers fancy themselves as marketers. Of course other bloggers use black hat SEO tricks and other shady tactics in order to drive traffic to their blog. Each to their own you might say, but at the end of the day life can be much, much easier. Sorry to have to break it to you, but your blog posts suck. In Summary  .
    [Comments] The value of an email subscription form for a blog
    read the blogs I email subscribe to and sometimes comment on them as well. I’ve heard some pretty interesting claims that email will eventually go away because of the emerging technology that is providing us access to quicker ways to get information. I’m not sure I really believe those claims, if only because I think email is a fairly useful communication platform and something that provides some level of privacy that social media doesn’t provide. Something which surprises me is how many bloggers don’t include a subscribe by email form on their blogs.
    [Comments] How to Blog Effectively When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed
    Yes you might need to blog, then tweet, then share on Facebook, then read six articles on blogging, then respond to comments, then find something to write for the next day, but it doesn’t all need to be done at once. This post is from ProBlogger Team member Stacey Roberts. Blogging is a voracious beast, and there is literally always something you could be doing to improve your traffic, find new readers, interact with other bloggers, and make some cash. Well, like anything, it takes trial and error. These tips could work with anything that you find overwhelming, not just blogging.
  • T2 SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 2013
    [Comments] Social Media Case Study: Greenpeace
    Tell us in the comments below or on Twitter ! Greenpeace – among the more high-profile charities – recently took to Pinterest, and with some impressive results. Charities and not-for-profits have been resorting to social media in a big way. This is in large part due to the fact that social media is a great way to share important information and quickly have it spread to interested communities. Of the charities using social media, Greenpeace is among the more recognizable. Among the channels used by the Greenpeace social media marketing team is Pinterest. Plan Ahead.
    [Comments] Stand Out Social Marketing: 5 Questions with Mike Lewis
    She was able to generate these leads within social networks through what might be described as “targeted listening”: identifying online conversations that she and her company could become a part of organically, and building trust by contributing useful content and comments to make herself a welcome guest. In an already over-crowded social landscape, brands face stiff competition for the attention of the social audience. Here, I tackle 5 questions about standing out in anticipation of my upcoming webinar 6 Keys to Stand Out Social Marketing. ” [i].
    [Comments] Great video with Leo LaPorte and
    March 10th, 2010 · View Comments I’ve beena  big fan of for quite a while, and I’ve always been intrigued by the business and technology set up that allows Leo and his team to achieve all that they do, so it’s well worth some time watching this video by Jonathan Marks (Which I found via James Cridland ). Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← How the ‘traditional’ world punishes social networking Report recommending ‘Google Tax’ seems rather confused → Great video with Leo LaPorte and
    [Comments] The dark side of good work in social media
    It shows up in search in the form of great websites,  sweet artwork, graphics, compelling, link juicy blog posts, articles, white papers, e-books, comments, mentions, profiles and bookmarks that you created all on behalf of the client.  It shows up in the work done to stem and drive down negative press for the sake of reputation management. So last week I wrote about how I was bummed about the possibility that it was time to part with one of my favorite clients. But let’s talk about another client. Clients come in all shapes, sizes, issues and challenges. So you might say so what?
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2011
    [Comments] The Me Media
    and within the comments. What makes the New Media interesting? For some, it's the many new voices who can now find an audience. Whether it's a Blog, Podcast or Twitter feed, the New Media is less about the consumption of content and aimed much closer to the reality that anyone who has something to say can now publish their thoughts - in text, images, audio and video - instantly for the world to see (and it costs next-to-nothing). Along with that comes an equalized back and forth with the audience. If their cultures end before the community begins, they will have no market. audience.
    [Comments] Research your posts with Buzz Monitoring
    Subscribe to the comments for this post? I was playing with some toys earlier and thought; why don’t we look a little deeper into the world of Buzz Monitoring. And I don’t mean for tracking buzz altogether either. What about utilizing it when crafting new content or blog posts? Buzz monitoring need not be a glorified vanity search endeavour when it can unlock a genie of information to bring life to your content generation efforts. Information is the currency of content. What is most certainly a great way to leverage them is when used for researching your next blog post.
    [Comments] How LinkedIn Groups can Explode your Blog Traffic
    For this reason, limit your blog post to the most important Groups: The ones with the most members or the highest level of comments and interactions. Sign up if you see a lot of peers commenting in the Group – healthy conversation is a great form of networking. A Guest Contribution from Fiona Hamann. Whatever topic you blog about, whether it’s your business or your life, getting your name out there and expanding your blog community can be a challenge. The answer is LinkedIn Groups. What is a LinkedIn Group? The benefits of LinkedIn Groups: It’s free. It’s social. Ca-ching!
    [Comments] Hello Facebook and Goodbye Rules
    wrote a comment at the time, referencing fan pages I maintained here and there. If that’s what it takes for them to justify their self worth, then fine, but to the outside world, including me and others who have privately messaged me and don’t want to publicly comment here, it looks ostentatious. Stacy Lukasavitz passionately argued six months ago that Facebook Pages should exist for organizations and celebrities, but not everyday people. I’m tired of regular people thinking they’re special unique snowflakes and deserve their own fan page just to boost their own egos. No more.
    [Comments] Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.
    Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search The Science of Inequality – Finding Your Influential Customers April 28th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Does social media breed inequality? What do you think that number is now with tweets and comments for all of the world to see? million followers on Twitter? population.
    [Comments] Cartoon of the day
    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 Cartoon of the day Written on July 15, 2010 by Espo in Cartoon of the Day Enjoy this post? You can also subscribe to the blog to ensure you receive the latest posts. Thanks for visiting! « Previous Post Next Post » [link] Tweets that mention Cartoon of the day | Jeff Esposito’s Blog — [.]
    [Comments] Catoon of the day
    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 Catoon of the day Written on September 22, 2010 by Espo in Cartoon of the Day Enjoy this post? You can also subscribe to the blog to ensure you receive the latest posts. Thanks for visiting! This post was mentioned on Twitter by jeffespo and Toni-Lynn, Alltop PR. Alltop PR said: Catoon of the day [link] [.] Unported License.
    [Comments] 15 Habits of Legendary Content Creators
    Here are some of Nirell’s ideas to move beyond simple responses to comments: Giveaways in Response to Shares and Feedback. Image credit: Artur 84. Everyone can have happy and successful careers as content creators, if they adopt positive working habits. According to Pearson, the right habits can be the difference between successfully achieving goals and having work-life balance, or struggling to simply meet expectations. We’ve highlighted some of the many ways modern content creators can boost their productivity and quality, by curating brilliant expert advice: 1. Read News Daily.
    [Comments] Selling eBooks and Digital Products on Your Blog? You Need to Know About EU VAT-MOSS
    You need to spend countless hours creating high quality content, responding to reader comments, building relationships, spending money on advertising and creating products that people would gladly pay for. This is a guest contribution from freelance writer Jawat Khan. Ask any professional blogger and he’ll tell you that selling eBooks, eCourses, trainings, tutorials and other forms of digital products is one of the most profitable ways of making a sustainable income from your blog. It’s not easy, of course. It’s real hard work. Unfortunately, it just got a whole lot harder. Conclusion.
    [Comments] The Creative Rankings: Track Asia-Pacific's Most Creative Brands.
    View Comments Gaurav Mishra helps global brands benefit from social squared, or the intersection of social as in connecting people and social as in benefiting the society.Follow the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists on RSS , Twitter or Facebook and youll never miss a post again. Powered by WordPress and K2 Entries Feed and Comments Feed 44 queries. Follow the blog on RSS , Twitter or Facebook and youll never miss a post again! Australia, Japan and India are top three creative countries. For more, read my bio. Here are some things you should do: 1.
    [Comments] Curate a Best-Of Post that Gets Read, Used, and Shared
    think it’s a good idea to look at social shares and comment counts as well as pageviews. Consider reopening closed comments. If you close comments on posts after a set period, you might consider reopening them on the posts you’ve included in your best-of when the post goes live. One of the posts I’m featuring in the carousel on Digital Photography School at the moment is the Best of dPS. If you haven’t compiled a best-of list of your most-loved posts yet, you should. That almost goes without saying! But there’s more to it than that.
    [Comments] ViperChill Monthly Report 5 (My New Apartment)
    You are here: ViperChill » ViperChill » ViperChill Monthly Report 5 (My New Apartment) ViperChill Monthly Report 5 (My New Apartment) Written by Glen, this post has 79 Comments To update those of you who are new to ViperChill, each month I change my opacity levels to 90% and reveal far more than I should. judge my success here by the positive comments that each article receives. Reply Tom | Build That List says: March 3, 2010 at 8:09 pm Awesome! I do agree with a comment a bit further down. Haha, I guess so Thanks for the comment. Home What the F ? heheh.
    [Comments] 11 Tips to Breaking Bloggers Block Through Solving Reader Problems
    Let us know how you go in comments below! Have you ever had bloggers block? If so – you’re not alone. Almost every blogger I’ve ever asked has admitted to having it at least once! Below is some practical tips on how to break through it (including a little homework to action it). Recently I was speaking with a blogger of a ‘ how to ‘ type blog who told me that he’d been struggling over the last few weeks with coming up with things to write about. “Each problem has hidden in it an opportunity so powerful that it literally dwarfs the problem.
    [Comments] Five for Friday Halloween Edition
    This is mainly due to things like emotion, sarcasm and backhanded comments. Cliff notes version – they use a picture of a girl bending over looking for her Chapstick asking for a response on Facebook, blogger gets pissed posts comments, comments deleted, rinse repeat. While I know that Halloween is not until Monday, many folks will be celebrating this weekend. My family will be taking Baby Espo to a party with some other babies in his sweet dragon costume and then dressing up as a cow for daycare on Monday. Do you have any big plans or parties to attend?
    [Comments] Have you been hit with the referral bug?
    Tell me in the comments below… General Web Social Media australia refer referral key referrals tips usaIn Australia at the moment everyone seems to have caught the Referral Key bug.  I think we might be a bit behind the US on this, since when I googled it there were results from 2009 coming up – duh! For those readers who are like me and my friends “down under&# and haven’t heard of it it’s a referral website. Basically you sign up to it for free and invite your friends to also sign up. People can also rate your services. Here’s my tips on referring.
    [Comments] Improve Domain Authority for a Better Blog Ranking
    Like every other person working on building links, I used to comment, write articles, and exchange links with a link to my home page on the anchor text. Commenting on do-follow blogs is said to be a good way to obtain links. So people pick a handful of such blogs and keep commenting on them. I, too, did the same. Share them with us in the comments. This guest post is by R Kumar of One of the major sources of traffic for any blog today is organic traffic. All of the efforts go into building links, and in doing that, we ignore this critical aspect.
    [Comments] More on Cloud Computing
    …words The personal weblog of Stephen P Smith Home More on Cloud Computing April 2nd 2010 Posted at Business Development 0 Comments I am kinda busy with Tavern stuff this week, so I’m just going to share a link here: The Social Sector Cloud | NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network Cloud computing offers us all the same freedom for our information infrastructure. Most of us now host all of our applications and our data and our email systems documents/spreadsheets, etc. on our own servers or desktops. Share and Enjoy: You can leave a response , or trackback from your own site.
    [Comments] Fast Company and The Influence Project
    …words The personal weblog of Stephen P Smith Home Fast Company and The Influence Project August 16th 2010 Posted at Productivity 0 Comments Fast Company magazine is looking for the most influential person online: Influence Project. Well, that is certainly pretty interesting…I wonder if there might be a way to parse and analyze this information with regards to topics of influence, what it is that people are talking about. Here is the basic summary: ABOUT THE PROJECT We started with a simple question: Who are the most influential people online right now? Who knows? Thank you!
    [Comments] Call Any Phone Right from Gmail
    …words The personal weblog of Stephen P Smith Home Call Any Phone Right from Gmail August 26th 2010 Posted at Productivity 0 Comments This is a couple of weeks old, but, hey, I have been swamped at the restaurant. Call phones from Gmail – Official Gmail Blog Wednesday, August 25, 2010 | 9:40 AM Posted by Robin Schriebman, Software Engineer Gmail voice and video chat makes it easy to stay in touch with friends and family using your computer’s microphone and speakers. But until now, this required both people to be at their computers, signed into Gmail at the same time.
    [Comments] Free WordPress Plugins – What are Your Favourites?
    Try to keep it to your top 5 so that things don’t get out of hand – but please share which free WordPress plugins are most useful to you in comments below. It has been a while since we had a survey on the topic of WordPress plugins so today I’d like to kick one off. What are your favourite FREE WordPress Plugins? If you have some premium/paid ones that you want to suggest – please hold off on sharing those as I’ll run a post later in the week asking for your feedback on those. So – w hat are you favourite free WordPress Plugins – and Why ?
    [Comments] How H&R Block Activated 90,000 Seasonal Tax Pros in Social Media
    Perhaps this is more of a statement about how people consume data than it is a comment on Facebook’s brilliance in mobile technology. Scott Gulbransen, H&R Block @sdgully. Scott Gulbransen , Director of Social Business Strategy at H&R Block , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the structure of social that allowed 90,000 H&R tax professionals to mobilize in unison earlier this year, driving engagement at a local level, and dealing with federal regulations as a financial services company in social media. Please Support Our Sponsors. Listen Now .
    [Comments] Up Your Game
    Add you thoughts by commenting on individual's Facebook pages, Blogs, Podcasts, etc. There are many people who want to move ahead in Marketing. They want a better job. They want more pay. They want a better title. They want to manage more people. They want to work on more interesting business. hope you're one of those people. Why do I wish that for you? Staying where you, are and doing what you're doing, and being paid what you're being paid to do the same thing next year won't do much for you. There was a problem with trying to get ahead in Marketing. We are here now. You can. business.
    [Comments] The Little Video Things You Do
    And this explains why that poster that is often visible in the background of my videos generates as many comments on as the video message itself.  . Feel free to share with your friends by clicking on the Facebook Like button, leave a comment, or considering subscribing to the feed. . Last week I did an interview with a trade publication regarding the benefits of using video for enhancing small business marketing. While I did not create any talking points (as I usually do) - our conversation reminded me how video helps to engage in typically subtle ways. That's what I plan to do.
    [Comments] 10 Hurdles I’ve Faced as a Blogger and How I Got Over Them
    Coming up with topics to write about, writing content, editing it, promoting it, answering comments, engaging on social media (Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Youtube, LinkedIn…. and more), commenting on other blogs… the list goes on of things you feel the need to do as a blogger. In the early days its relatively easy to answer every comment and reply to every email and tweet while also creating blog posts… but as your readership grows it can become more challenging and something usually needs to give. Technical Know How. Fear of Looking Stupid. Finding a Focus.
    [Comments] Increasing Traffic and Engagement … with Fun and Games
    What you need to do is shake things up a little bit—change the process of engaging with you on your blog from one of providing content that gets read and maybe commented on, to an experience that happens that gets your readers thinking and motivated to act. If you need more comments on your blog post, then run a comment competition. Let your readers know that for the next week or so you’re going to be looking at all of their valuable comments, picking a few favourites, and letting everyone vote on a winner. More comments will come. Brushing your teeth.
    [Comments] Forget “Content Production”, Think “Idea Exploration”
    Some who commented on that article said they never have trouble finding post ideas. So here I am, posting about it, in the hopes that you’ll share your thoughts on using your blog to explore and develop ideas in the comments. I’d love to hear them! Since I wrote about creativity , I’ve been considering the issue of getting inspiration for blog posts. But others revealed that they really struggle with getting inspiration. wanted to share my approach here, and see if you felt the same way, or take a different approach. The production trap. The exploration goldmine.
  • ACIDLABS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2010
    [Comments] Further thoughts on Government 2.0 in Australia – PSI and licensing
    Taskforce Report – my thoughts (8) Tagged as: australia , copyright , government 2.0 , open government { 2 comments… read them below or add one } barry.b Reply Cancel reply Leave a Comment Additional comments powered by BackType Previous post: Government response to the Government 2.0 Home Work How acidlabs works Meet Workshops Speaking Past speaking For conference and meeting planners Press Clients Tumble Subscribe acidlabs Conversation. Collaboration. Community. Taskforce report. wrote briefly about my thoughts to the response the same day. Government 2.0…it
    [Comments] Turning Customer Behavior into Currency: Key Insights from Liz Crawford’s Educational Webinar
    They expected a reward for their action and took action to get noticed by commenting on the Dunkin’ Donuts Facebook page. You’re a marketer. You spend countless hours measuring, analyzing and strategically planning ways to “build a better mousetrap.” If you think you know what’s going on inside your customers’ head, Liz Crawford will challenge you to think again. Liz Crawford , author and analyst, has over twenty years’ experience in brand management and consulting with a concentration in strategic innovation. Consumers want a reward for their behavior as well.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2014
    [Comments] On Doing More With Less
    Comments Couldn''t have put it simpler. Joshua Becker , Rachel Jonat , Ashley Ambirge , and Leo Babauta are among the bloggers I religiously read who preach the benefits of doing more with less. There is a 3-step process to embrace minimalism: 1. Accept you have clutter. 2. Reduce your clutter. 3. Be productive. If this is appealing, you will enjoy this documentary trailer: Thanks for reading. Please sign up to receive blog posts by email. by Gary Starkman Related Stories On Doing More With Less Finding Order in Chaos: Month 2 Finding Order in Social Networking Chaos. Productivity
    [Comments] Is Your Contact Page Necessary?
    Scrolling down their blog, people do comment. One reader called me out in the comments, saying: “I am enjoying the articles. Related posts: Boost Corporate Branding and Add That Blog Comment. Confessing About Commenting. If the goal of a blog is for one person to post content and another person to read it, how necessary is it to stray the reader’s eyes with a page listing contact options ? What about a different page to learn about the blogger ? share the above links of my blog only because Code Anthem’s blog lacks those pages. at AriWriter.
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #63
    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? "This National Geographic piece is the best, most recent proof I've seen of evolution. In just a few decades, the lizards' guts changed dramatically in order to survive in a new environment. " (Alistair for Hugh). Overdone - Why are restaurant websites so horrifically bad? Slate. The sites are graphics-heavy, flash-laden, and unintuitive. apple.
    [Comments] The Best Blog Growth Strategy is to Say Thank You … a Lot!
    Here are just a few of the things that you could thank people for: reading your blog, and leaving a comment. For starters, the worst way to say thank you is with a generic comment to the effect of “Great post!”  A comment like that doesn’t communicate why you thought it was great. The other reason why a “great post” comment doesn’t cut it is that your “great post” comment will probably be added to several dozen others that are almost exactly the same. This guest post is by Danny Iny of Is it SEO? Guest posting? Twitter? Facebook?
    [Comments] The Small Wins From Social Media
    This type of scenario is being played out across the social media channels in getting followers and retweets on Twitter , views, subscribers and positive reviews on YouTube , receiving comments and sharing of blog posts and beyond. Big brands are trying to make big moves in social media. There is an arm''s race - of sorts - for brands to reach a million fans (or more) on Facebook. Whether that pinnacle is hit or not is not enough. They''re constantly chasing more fans along with an ongoing strategy to maximize the amount of likes that each individual posting gets. It''s the small things.
    [Comments] Partnering With Another Blogger: The Complete Guide
    Comments. It takes only one real comment on a post to ignite a viral discussion, and agreeing that you will both start or contribute to discussions on your articles can do wonders for your blog’s traffic and engagement levels. Customers bring more customers, and the same goes for comments. Make a rule to leave a genuine comment on each new post your partner writes, and you will see the results for yourself. Tell us how you work together in the comments. This guest post was written by Jove Welner of App Champ. ”—Hellen Keller. We’re all human.
    [Comments] 5 Steps to Determine the Right Social Media Content for You
    You’re looking for content that has a high # of shares, likes, RT’s, comments, Ect. This is a guest contribution from Benjamin Taylor, of Eloqua. At the core, one of the biggest goals of social media is to foster and maintain engagement.  Anyone can create a social media account, but one of the hardest parts is to determine what kind of content you should be sharing. It’s safe to say that you have a good idea of what your niche or market finds valuable, but that is only a piece of the puzzle. Guidelines. What I mean by this is, the content MIGHT be interesting and valuable, but so what?
    [Comments] How Successful Blogging is Just Like Surviving Highschool
    We’ve all heard of social media, blog commenting, and building relationships. Presence is when you reply to readers’ comments on your blog posts. By replying to people who comment on your posts, reaching out to their blogs. Talking with people who comment on the A-list blogs, since they’re talking, might as well jump in the conversation. When someone comments on your posts, be happy. When he replies to comments, it’s like he’s always smiling just like his picture. Share them in the comments section below. Work hard.
    [Comments] The Persistent Social Media Measurement Problem: A Mini-Manifesto
    The problem with most social media measurement is very simple to state. Either: We’re not measuring at all, or. We’re trying to overcomplicate this stuff like crazy. The goal of measurement is not the measurement process. It’s not the report or the spreadsheet or the infographic in your slick presentation. The goal of measurement is to learn something that tells you whether or not what you’re headed in the right direction, and to help you make better business decisions moving forward. Should we keep doing this, stop doing this, or do something different altogether? Guess what? Hell no.
    [Comments] Setec Astronomy
    It's hard to even find places online where they have commented on other people's Blogs. The chance of anybody who has not seen the 1992 movie, Sneakers , and caught the obscure reference to continue reading this Blog post beyond the title will be minimal. and I'm fine with that. "Setec Astronomy" is actually an anagram in the thriller for "too many secrets." " We now live in a world with very few secrets. The truth is that people making claims about their competencies and skills and not being able to back them up with a digital footprint comes off as hollow.
    [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!
    [Comments] What I learned from George Clooney!
    George Clooney in an interview on The Andrew Marr Show this weekend commented on how film can never lead public opinion as it takes too long for an idea to go from concept to production. Therefore it can only reflect public opinion. In the past media it has been left to the papers to both reflect and lead public opinion. It strikes me that social media is changing the way society forms opinion. . In the past the opinion lead the the public leads opinion. However, when you recognise the role of social media. Does your social media content 'reflect' that approach?
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #120
    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? "With party politics on everyone's mind, this podcast on the neuroscience of party politics is both informative and depressing. Hosted by former NPR reporters, it's a smart episode of an even smarter site that tries to get behind the scenes of Washington, DC." " (Alistair for Hugh). " (Alistair for Mitch). " (Hugh for Alistair).
    [Comments] How to Get Read: 8 Ways to Take your Blog From Existence to Greatness
    look forward to your input in the comment section. This is a guest contribution from Jerry Low. Here’s one thing I bet you don’t know about Isaac Newton – do you know Newton has the most valuable tooth in human history? One of his teeth was sold in 1816 at auction for approximately $3,600. In today’s terms, that is about $35,000 – which cost more than a Ford Fusion Titanium car in the United States. But how is this related to writing a great blogpost? Well, we will talk about it later (if you can’t wait, skip to point #2). But what exactly makes a great blog post? Open with a bang.
    [Comments] Elevator
    Related posts Work (0) Past speaking (0) Enterprise 2.0 – A new Age of Aquarius? (1) BarCamp Sydney #4 – Saturday, 15 November 2008 (0) Why are we even arguing about this? (8) Tagged as: business , collaboration , community , conversation , engagement , experience design , knowledge work , social media { 6 comments… read them below or add one } Gary Barber January 20, 2010 at 3:28 pm You know elevator pitches can be hard, just as much as what do you say next, or where do you even start. Collaboration. Community. acidlabs is about ideas. What’s acidlabs all about
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