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  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2010
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #23
    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? recipe infographics! and interview) - Cool Infographics. "I came across the Cooking for Engineers blog a few years ago, and was immediately impressed with this unique way of documenting a complex process. Now the guys at Cool Infographics have deconstructed Michael Chu 's approach, and published an interview with him. " (Alistair for Hugh).
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2010
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #21
    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? " Stephen Fry makes words like 'verbal freshness' sound delicious. He can mint 'sound-sex' and make swearing at once trenchant and deft. The only thing that can improve on his oratory is some good typography. So designer Matthew Rogers did just that, creating this beautiful animation of words about words, from a master of them." Great Scott!
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2011
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #76
    The comments section on the article adds some cautionary context, but still the numbers are striking. 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? "The huge gains of the first half of the twentieth century came from several things, chief among them the entry of women into the workforce and the availability of cheap consumer credit. " (Alistair for Hugh). " (Alistair for Mitch).
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 2010
    [Comments] Three Words That Should Never Be Used With Social Media
    Subscribe to the comments for this post? At its core, social media marketing is still marketing: it requires a strategy, planning, objectives, measurement, and utilization of key messages. It supports a brand, and needs to integrated with other marketing and PR activities rather than treated as a separate island (just as, for example, a company’s search and display advertising should communicate a consistent message). It’s a component (an increasingly essential one) of an overall marketing and PR plan. It has a purpose and needs a budget. Automate. But not in social media.
  • KIKOLANI  |  MONDAY, JUNE 7, 2010
    [Comments] Simple On-Page Tag Optimization for Bloggers
    One great example is how commenters can use the KeywordLuv plugin to create great anchor text for their commenting URL. This is a guest post by Tola Famakinwa, SEO Blogger. Coming from an SEO background, it’s been quite a journey learning how to blog. Heck, I’m pretty much still on the road if you ask me! As much as SEO is highly related to Blogging I’m starting to understand that they are two different things. However, I know that a lot of the knowledge I’ve learnt from SEO has helped with my blogging. There are lots of tags when it comes to SEO.
  • 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.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2010
    [Comments] Threadless Shares 10 Years of Insights and Inspiration
    The comments are yours. Tweet Threadless – everyone’s favorite T-shirt purveyor and example of crowdsourcing and customer community success – recently published a terrific 10th anniversary book that combines company history with dozens of its best designs. It makes for very interesting reading, and the production values and design elements make it a suitable coffee table book, and an excellent gift. Threadless the book is interesting because it’s half coffee table book of T-shirt designs, half business documentary. Unusual combination. Jake Nickell.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2014
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #236
    Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter, Facebook, in the comments below or wherever you play. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we''re recommending to one another: Was isolated from 1999 to 2006 with a 486. Built my own late 80s Operating System. What would you do if you were off the grid with an old computer, completely isolated from the world? This guy got pretty inventive. Guess it''s a social network now." Alistair for Hugh). Viateur or Fairmount.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2012
    [Comments] Social Media Advertising: Should Bloggers Bother?
    Let us know your take on these new ad media in the comments. This guest post is written by Lior Levin. Social media has proven its worth as a networking tool and a means of raising brand awareness, but the future of sites like Facebook and Twitter depend on convincing brands that that it’s worthwhile to invest in advertising on their sites in addition to interacting with customers. Ads on Facebook usually appear in the right column, though Facebook has been experimenting with more socially-based ads that show up in the streams of users. Advantages of social media advertising.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2012
    [Comments] Marketing In the Round – Q&A Part 3 – Build the Case, Get Buy-in
    And, if you have additional questions, don’t be shy about asking them in the comments here. I’ll stop by a couple of times a day to see how I can help. Gini Dietrich  is the CEO of Arment Dietrich, an  integrated marketing communications firm  based in Chicago. She also is the lead blogger at  Spin Sucks  and, of course, co-author of  Marketing in the Round  with Geoff Livingston. Part 1 is here , Part 2 is here. ——————– You made it! In the first post , you learned about breaking down silos and budgeting for your marketing round.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2012
    [Comments] Why Bloggers Should Freelance
    Tell us your stories in the comments. This guest post is by Sid from GeeksMakeMoney. Blogging can be a richly rewarding experience, and bloggers can sometimes get carried away by their success. personally know bloggers who look down upon freelancing, but unless you are one of the top league bloggers known the world over, you should probably expand and diversify. Freelancing gives you plenty of ways and opportunities to grow beyond the confines of being “a blogger,” and it can be of great help in your blogging career. Monetary flexibility. Blogging might or might not pay.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2010
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #22
    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? " Jonah Lehrer looks at a subject that's taboo in most scientific circles: the ability to predict the future. It's a controversial topic, because despite robust studies that show it exists, it lacks the reproducibility of good science. " (Alistair for Hugh). Mind Wide Open - The Psychologist. " (Alistair for Mitch). Later - The New Yorker.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2010
    [Comments] I Am Not a Blogger, I Am a Human Being!
    chatted, commented, liked, moderated, shared and tweeted like a full-on social media butterfly. I was up all hours of the night, creating post after post, strutting my stuff. This guest post is by Katie Tallo of Momentum Gathering. I’ve developed a tweet. It’s involuntary and annoying. My vision’s distorted. All I’m seeing are the letters S, E and O. Worse, I think I’m losing my mind because I don’t know who some of my friends are—at all—no idea who they are. An @ has attached itself to me wherever I go. need help. think I’m turning into a blogger! Like pole dancing—too revealing.
  • COLLECTIVE THOUGHTS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
    [Comments] Google Chrome and a History Lesson
    Subscribe to the comments for this post? Ah, the great browser wars. For but a moment, we’re magically whisked away to the innocent Internet of days past. When you could buy Netscape Navigator in a box at a store! For those of you that missed that whole era, you might consider reading The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story , a great tale of Netscape and Jim Clark, its co-founder. Just to catch you up – Netscape totally dominated the market, that is, until Microsoft came along and started bundling Internet Explorer with windows. Years. Enter Google Chrome. Digg this!
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2010
    [Comments] 7 Self-doubts New Bloggers Can Beat
    It’s all too easy to become disheartened when you see your carefully crafted content languishing with no comments and very few visitors. Getting subscribers, attracting thoughtful comments, reaching a target of earnings, and establishing a reputation as an industry expert are only a few examples of possible performance benchmarks that you might use. Please share your experiences in the comments section. This guest post is by Scott McIntyre of Vivid Ways. Image by R'eyes. Then, slowly but surely, you begin to doubt what you’re doing. Disappointment sets in.
  • KIKOLANI  |  MONDAY, MAY 10, 2010
    [Comments] How to Sound Like You Know What You’re Blogging About
    In all likelihood, you’ll attract comments and reactions from people who are in the same boat that you are. 4. Then add to all of that the fact that we invite people comment on our stuff! Pick your battles – and that includes what you choose to write about, how you choose to write it, and how you respond to reader comments. This is a guest post by Tia Peterson of BizChickBlogs.com. Think of the most influential person you know. In order to sound like you know what you’re talking about, you first have to know what you’re talking about. Be Honest.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, JULY 6, 2010
    [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 Tying Together Social Media and Corporate Social Responsibility July 6th, 2010 |Written By: Laura Hall | View Comments Tweet Guest post by Laura Hall , Managing Partner at PainePR. blog comments powered by Disqus Subscribe to Convince & Convert Jay Baer Greetings. Don’t be Shy. Share it!
  • STAY N' ALIVE  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 6, 2011
    [Comments] Counting "Real" Likes on any URL - Evaluating the Salt Lake City vs. Fresno Campaign
    The "like buttons" tally votes by the number of shares of the URL, followed by the total number of comments on each share. In the last week I saw one of the most amazing campaigns of unity amongst 2 communities, Salt Lake City, Utah, where I live and where I asked for your help , and Fresno, California. Both cities were entered into Walmart's "Fighting Hunger Together" campaign in a race to get the most "likes". The prize? million dollars donated to the Food Bank of the community with the most "likes". 100,000 would be donated to each of the next 5 communities with the most "likes".
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012
    [Comments] Trial by Fire: a Beginner’s Attempt at a Product Launch
    Share your tactics with me in the comments. This guest post is by Ryan Derousseau of R.M.D. Media. Unlike most bloggers who share their experience on ProBlogger, I haven’t quite seen the fruits of my labor turn ripe—yet. only launched my blog on social media and media outreach a couple months ago. I’m a newbie to this whole blogging thing. My decision to launch the blog fit well with my background, since I work as a journalist and a social media manager. But jumping into a blog of my own meant I had to do more than just write about my niche. think we all can relate here. And it worked.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
    [Comments] Get Your Social Media Operations Act Together | Blogging and.
    If you are being badgered by someone that continues to post off-topic or negative comments in your space, what is the plan to engage them, and who is going to do it? Social Media Responsibilities Worksheet What are your thoughts or comments? Let me hear about it: View Comments | Subscribe To This Blog | Sign Up For Our Newsletter Share This Post: Similar Posts That You Might Enjoy: Build Your Brand a Social Content Ladder in 5 Steps 14 Things I Think I Think About Social Media Does Your Facebook Page Have a Pulse? The who is doing what piece of the puzzle. Photos? Videos?
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 2010
    [Comments] Business Relationships Yield Value
    The other day, I went from being so frustrated with Disqus (the blog commenting system I use on [chrisbrogan.com] ), to being very much happy that I’d built a relationship with the company, and with one of their main voices, @Giannii. I had a problem. I was receiving several hundred spam comments on my blog. It wasn’t some kind of software glitch. I’m just lucky and lots and lots of people were directing their spam to my comments section. I was beside myself, being that I’d had to go back and manually delete over a thousand comments.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2009
    [Comments] Creating Passionate Customers: Brand Evangelism and What it Means.
    get Twitter mentions of your brand via RSS or email) or use a service like Backtype (backtype.com) to see comments across blogs and other social media sites (such as FriendFeed). Reply Cancel reply Leave a Comment Be sure to wrap all code in <code></code> tags. With permission, I am publishing the unedited version here. Today, marketing your business for free may seem to be an unattainable process. But with social media marketing, it doesn’t have to be. The only investment in the act of marketing on the social web is time and energy. You’ll need this to proceed.
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2010
    [Comments] TweetDeck Looms to Battle Seesmic, Twitter on Android
    With the product's success, we saw the metamorphosis of Seesmic from a video comments company to one that has gone head to head with TweetDeck on practically every screen, even as the two saw focused effort from Loren Brichter on Tweetie pass them by and become the official Twitter application from the microblogging mothership for both the Mac desktop and the iPhone. Tomorrow, TweetDeck will officially launch the first iteration of its Android product on the Android Marketplace, and those who prefer it will once again have that choice. Now, you can see all these in one place.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2010
    [Comments] Bloggers versus Copywriters: 8 Reasons why Bloggers do it Better
    They also interact with their audience on Twitter or Facebook, and in their comments. They know what their readers think and how they respond, because they have access to comments, click-thrus and subscription stats, not to mention Twitter, Facebook, and so on. A Guest Post by Glenn Murray from Divine Write. It’s true. Bloggers do it better. The good ones do anyway. See for yourself: Choose a handful of your favorite blogs and a handful of static websites, and compare the writing. Which ones grab you? Which ones keep you reading? But it’s true.). Especially freelance copywriters.
  • OUTSPECTIVE  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2012
    [Comments] Is Social Media Making Us Lazy?
    Think about it, you have Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and all of those comments on your blog/website to maintain. “Today I don’t feel like doing anything, I just wanna lay in my bed… Oh yes, I said it. said it cause I can.”. No you can’t. “We all love Social Media, Right?”. Well of course, I mean, I think so. it can be kind of overwhelming.”. That can be a lot in one day, when all you really want is to build an intrigued community. So what has our solution been? We’ve found easier ways to manage everything. That my friends, may be our downfall.). Exhibit A: Google Chrome.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SATURDAY, JULY 7, 2012
    [Comments] Weekend Project 2: Success Secrets of 5 Multi-topic Blogs
    What are your secrets to multi-topic success? I’d love to hear from you in the comments! This guest post is by Natalie Webb of  Leave Me to My Projects. You try telling Martha Stewart she needs to pick a niche. So why is everyone in the blogosphere telling you that doing just that is the key to achieving any level of success in blogging? True, it is easier to build and write a popular blog when you stick to one topic. But But now more than ever, there is an opening for multi-topic blogs to hit it big, if they do it right. Wait, you don’t see the opening? Martha Stewart.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2007
    [Comments] Social Class Distinction Between MySpace and Facebook » Techipedia.
    of Myspace Html Codes Blog June 28, 2007 at 4:07 pm Top 50 Search and Social Media Happenings for 2007 » 10e20 - Search, Design & Social December 31, 2007 at 6:47 pm { 1 comment… read it below or add one } derek arnold July 8, 2007 at 2:08 pm I am still not sure why I joined Facebook but it does seem like there are more college-educated folks among its members. Reply Cancel reply Leave a Comment Be sure to wrap all code in <code></code> tags. MySpace and Facebook: A Social Class Divide? Initial audience. Why did I join in 2004? have two younger sisters.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2011
    [Comments] Using PLR Content with Success
    Tell us how it went in the comments. This guest post is by Laurie Neumann of Internet Marketing PLR Content. Being the co-owner of a PLR content business myself, it’s important that I believe in the product and the results it can bring. have seen first-hand the benefit that using good quality PLR can produce. Let me share my personal experience with you. Previously, I thought I had to write every word myself and keep it completely original. I did that, but the problem I ran into was that I was not able to produce as many products as I wanted to. So, I decided to give it a try.
  • WEB METRICS GURU  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 2010
    [Comments] Social Media Monitoring Case Study for Columbia Business School Alumni Club – Part 3
    Anyway, enough for one post – maybe if anyone has any feedback on this case study – comment please – I’d like to hear your thoughts and promise to respond to ever comment. This is a followup from last post on Social Media Monitoring Case Study for Columbia Business School Alumni Club – Part 2 where I was able to cull data from Radian6 and determine how much twitter traffic was generated over the last year for Havana Central and by whom. The point being  – this is information you (we) can actually take action on.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 2010
    [Comments] Why Sharing Matters
    See the “Like&# button in the comments section? If I didn’t have Becky McCray sharing stories she found interesting via her Google Reader account, and if I weren’t connected to Becky so that I could see her shared items, I’d miss stories about how the federal government is doing with its commitment to rural broadband. That’s a Becky story because it has “rural&# in the name, and Becky is the small business champion of the rural world. Penn in my stream. Sharing Moves Information to Us More Effectively. Sharing, as I’ve pointed out, is effective.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 16, 2010
    [Comments] The Story of The World's Most Powerful Social Network – Facebook
    blog comments powered by Disqus Posts Comments FOLLOW MINDJUMPERS Top Posts What You Can Learn From H&M’s Use Of Social Media What To Include In a Social Media Policy How Users Engage With Advertising on Facebook Storytelling – A Powerful Tool When Branding Your Organization In Social Media How To Post Effectively on Facebook Why You Need a Blog: Blogs Are The Websites of The Social Media World 4 Ways Social Media Has Changed The Fashion Industry Diesel Kicks Ass With New Campaign! So what to expect? So what can I as a marketer or CEO get from reading the book? Is it reliable?
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 6, 2010
    [Comments] 5 Tips To Great Blogging
    blog comments powered by Disqus Posts Comments FOLLOW MINDJUMPERS Top Posts What You Can Learn From H&M’s Use Of Social Media What To Include In a Social Media Policy How Users Engage With Advertising on Facebook Storytelling – A Powerful Tool When Branding Your Organization In Social Media How To Post Effectively on Facebook Why You Need a Blog: Blogs Are The Websites of The Social Media World 4 Ways Social Media Has Changed The Fashion Industry Diesel Kicks Ass With New Campaign! Many people are giving tips on how to blog, and now I am joining in. You are the big boss.
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 2010
    [Comments] Don't Look for Hints of Buzz Demise After Wave's Closure
    Following Buzz's debut and initial privacy bumps, the team discussed introducing new features as regularly as once a week - and visible introductions, ranging from the official Buzz buttons to integrated comment and like histories by account, have popped up, but the fanfare from Google has been minimal - as the company continues to do a less than stellar job of continuing to get press from iterative updates. But that day never came. It was there because it could be, not because it should be. But Wave wasn't hyped as a development platform or a bucket of features.
  • BILL HARTZER  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2010
    [Comments] Report Ranks Reputation and Exposure of Brands Across News and Social Media
    Subscribe to the comments for this post? Across the Internet, in news, blogs, tweets and other social media , millions of people are talking about major brands. This “buzz” can be produced by product launches, ad campaigns, PR events, earnings reports, a single consumer‘s product experience, and many other triggers, even scandals and rumors. The volume and character of this buzz are predictors and influencers of brand performance; these exposures “count” in the real world, sometimes even more than the advertising-derived exposure typically measured. billion in paid advertising. 1.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2012
    [Comments] Weekend Project: Write Posts that Hold Readers to the End, Part 1
    If and when you start to use these principles in your posts, you’ll see a shift in your audience; they’ll share your posts on social media, they’ll leave comments, and they subscribe to get more of your content. If you’re up for it, leave a link to your best headline (or just tell us what your headline is) in the comments below. This guest post is by Peter Sandeen of Affect Selling. Do you know why most of your blog’s visitors quickly scroll down your home page, read a couple of headlines, and go back to watching cute kitty videos on YouTube? The headline captures attention.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2011
    [Comments] Can You Stand Out and Brand Against the Machine
    Let me shift to a blog post you did recently I was reading, and some people were leaving some comments and things, and you come in and you were commenting. Video production by my friends at Candidio. Fast, inexpensive, great service. Excerpts from the interview. Watch video for the whole conversation). John, how are you, my friend? John: I’m doing great. How are you doing? Jay: I am excellent. Tell me about the book. What’s it been out, two weeks now, something like that? Jay: It is a book that is literally chock full of stuff. Jay: Yeah. Jay: No way, seriously?
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 26, 2012
    [Comments] Taking the Mystery Out of Ghost Blogging
    We’d love to hear about your experiences in the comments. This guest post is by Jennifer Brown Banks of Ghostess. There’s no doubt about it. The thrill of a byline never gets old. I’ve been penning pieces for publications for more than a decade, and every time I’m in a grocery store and see my name in a magazine, or have it grace the online stage, it’s still magical for me. Still. liken it to falling in love over and over again. And, if you’re a serious writer, no doubt you feel the same way too. Enter, ghost blogging. And sometimes, lots of it. Maybe.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2009
    [Comments] Is Google Turning Into a Social Media Company?
    Google SearchWiki :  In Google’s words SearchWiki is a way for you to customize search by re-ranking, deleting, adding, and commenting on search results. Perhaps Google’s stiffest competition in the immediate future is not Bing and Yahoo, but rather it’s Wikipedia, Twitter, Facebook, etc.  Just as we no longer search for the news (24 of the top 25 newspapers have shown record declines in circulation) in the future we will no longer search for products and services rather they will find us via social media. Facebook understands there is “gold” in these conversations.   .
  • CHARLENE LI  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2010
    [Comments] Celebrating six years of blogging and sharing
    Leave a Reply Please read my comment policy Search Twitter Updates Laughing my head off watching The Flying Karamazov Brothers (trying to) juggle greased balloons in San Jose. (@ San Jose Repertory Theatre) 2 weeks ago @ artist_branding Glad you enjoyed Open Leadership! remember how nervous I was writing that first post. After rewriting it several times, I finally closed my eyes and clicked on the “Publish&# button. hold on to that memory because it’s a powerful reminder of what many people new to social media go through, that sense of being out of control. Share it.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012
    [Comments] Stop Being a Lazy Guest Blogger in 3 Steps
    If you’ve written an interesting piece and had it published on a site with a decent readership, your article will likely attract a few comments. Some of these comments will be positive, and you should spend time and real effort reading these and thanking the people who wrote them. Don’t just thank them, but comment on what they liked within the article and expand on it—if they liked what you gave them to start, give them more! Addressing comments, both good and bad, promotes conversation and engages your readers on a deeper level. You’ve finally made it big!
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, MAY 30, 2011
    [Comments] Is “Ooh, Shiny!” Destroying Your Blog?
    There were no visitors, no comments … nothing. This went on, and on, and on—to commenting, social bookmarking, PPC, email marketing, and back to content. Please leave a comment and let me know. This is the story of a blogger. He started his blog, taught himself about copywriting, and figured out who the one person he was writing for really was. He worked his tail off creating content. But his blog was a ghost town. In a mad rush to find traffic, he created a Twitter account and followed every blogger he could think of. He tweeted and tweeted, but didn’t get much traffic.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2014
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #224
    Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter, Facebook, in the comments below or wherever you play. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Reddit. "The book The Hot Zone is a chilling story of America''s last Ebola outbreak. That one didn''t get any people, just monkeys. But it''s still a great cautionary tale, and required reading for medical students. His answers are as interesting as the questions (''can it be transmitted by mosquitos?'') Here''s hoping the CDC is reading too."
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 2014
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #219
    Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter, Facebook, in the comments below or wherever you play. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "This is the sort of thing the Internet is great at. How military gear has changed as a result of technology and how we fight wars, for the last thousand years." " (Alistair for Hugh). The $5 Logo - The Folyo Notebook. "Can you get a well-designed logo for five dollars? The answer? " (Alistair for Mitch). " (Hugh for Alistair).
  • THE BLAKERY  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2010
    [Comments] The Social Network: “Good Artists Borrow. Great Artists Steal.”
    When was the last time you had a Director of Marketing or CMO contact you after reading a comment publicly disciplining another blogger? Kathy Herrmann once commented on my old blog. Last night I saw the Facebook film about Mark Zuckerberg “The Social Network&# based on  Ben Mezrich ‘s 2009 nonfiction book The Accidental Billionaires. Fact or fiction, the film paints a very human portrait of seemingly insensitive Mark Zuckerberg. The film could have easily had a different name such as “Good Artists Borrow. The film was written by Aaron Sorkin. “Undecided&#.
  • WHAT SPINKS THINKS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2010
    [Comments] CNN Relies on Social Media in Haiti Earthquake Coverage « The.
    The only piece of investigative journalism they did was interview the people posting up twitpics!  I also saw other media sources commenting on pictures, asking the person where they took the picture? Reply Mary Deming Barber says: January 13, 2010 at 1:18 pm David, I have to agree with most of the comments here. I was really thankful CNN put together some reports quickly last night using the resources they had. CNN Relies on Social Media in Haiti Earthquake Coverage – Brilliant piece up from David Spinks with equally thought provoking comments. Exactly! Why is that?
  • DANNY BROWN  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2010
    [Comments] The 7 Day Blog Challenge – Just Kickin' It, Lectrify and Princess.
    Home About Me Charities 12for12k Kiva Work With Me About This Blog Disclosure Comment Policy Headway Archives Contact Me Great Blogs The 7 Day Blog Challenge – Just Kickin’ It, Lectrify and Princess Tweep September 17, 2010 0 voices share yours! Leave yours in the comments or, if you do write your own post, leave a link and we’ll check it out! Mark as read Approve comment Delete post Hide post Unhide post Ban user Reply share div.livefyre-comment).removeClass(livefyre-hidden)" Williams. Whether that’s a good or bad thing is up to you!
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2012
    [Comments] Build Your Brand to Get a Book Deal
    The posts that generate the most comments, or the ones that are most shared will give you an idea of what topics your readers are most interested in. Tell us about it, and share your tips for success in the comments. This guest post is by Valerie Khoo from  www.ValerieKhoo.com. This article is the second of a three-part series on how to build your brand through your blog and get paid for your creative output and expertise. The first part was about How to build your brand to write for magazines. Like writing books. The Pioneer Woman , Ree Drummond, has done it. In some cases, yes.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2013
    [Comments] Get More Social in Your Hosting Options
    See how the company responds to customer comments. A quick search for “web hosting” yields about 4.5 million results in Google. This can cause many business owners to feel overwhelmed in their search for a web hosting service. One of the best ways to help narrow down your options is by using social media. Social media provides a lot of useful information that can help you find the best web hosting service for your business. Consider Your Needs. Before you start researching your options, it’s important to know what your website is going to need. Reach Out on Twitter.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2013
    [Comments] Your Tweets Don’t Need to Fall into the Cracks of TwitterWorld
    There is nothing worse than spending the time to come up with a really awesome or inspiring tweet just to have it fall into the Twitterverse without ever being retweeted or commented on.  While this is bound to happen on occasion, if all of your tweets are being ignored then perhaps you need to change the way you write them.  You will find that the more followers you have the harder it will be to get tweets retweeted.  You thought more followers automatically meant more retweets?  Sadly, this is not the case.  There are some great tips for writing retweetable tweets listed below.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 28, 2012
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #84
    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? "As downloaders everywhere reel from the highs of beating back SOPA and PIPA , followed by the lows of many sources of free movies going dark, it's time for a history lesson. That's right: Big Movie was once on the run from Edison and his patent thugs. What a difference a century makes." " (Alistair for Hugh). Or maybe it's painting. Slate.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2011
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #33
    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 tools making it easier for a single person to build a game, and games an increasingly integrated part of our culture, it's only natural that game designers use them to explore philosophical themes. This collection from Casual Girl Gamer lists ten of the best. Best of all, many are free and playable in a browser." Was there another road?
  • WHAT SPINKS THINKS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2009
    [Comments] Facebook: A Lesson in Damage Control « The Spinks Blog
    Over the past couple of days, we have received a lot of questions and comments about these updated terms and what they mean for people and their information. The Spinks Blog A Fresh Look Into Social Media Home About Contact Me Under 30 Professionals Facebook: A Lesson in Damage Control It’s that easy.  Tonight, Facebook proved that it knows how to handle the shockwaves of its mistakes. The community interpreted this section as granting them ownership of anything that you post on Facebook and the right to use your information however they see fit.  We all make mistakes. 
  • WHAT SPINKS THINKS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2009
    [Comments] Don't Fight the Flood of Social Change « The Spinks Blog
    Case in point: Some business and professionals still tried to keep out comments and feedback on their content.  The Spinks Blog A Fresh Look Into Social Media Home About Contact Me Under 30 Professionals Don’t Fight the Flood of Social Change Photo cred: teejaybee Apparently, companies are still blocking the use of social networks by employees.  If this study is true (I’m unsure) I really have to question how these companies grew in the first place.  They clearly don’t understand how to adapt to change. Google opened the flood gates by force. Care To Connect?
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 2010
    [Comments] How to Put Your Small Business On the Web
    If you want help like that, leave a comment on this post and I’m sure someone in my community will offer up their services), you have to link the domain name you bought to the location of the site. If you’re a business of one like a consultant, or a smaller business looking to grow your presence, there are some basic steps you might take towards getting yourself into place on the web. In this example, I’ll assume that you have nothing and are starting from scratch, and I’ll list out steps I’d consider taking in order. Set up a Home Base – Domain Name.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2008
    [Comments] Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing?
    August 18, 2009 at 5:06 am { 22 comments… read them below or add one } Brian Wallace - NowSourcing February 22, 2008 at 10:18 am Nice guest post, Pierre. I’d like to put in my $0.02 Best, Isa 760 Media Reply Ben Cook February 22, 2008 at 5:00 pm As I commented on sphinn, I definitely think social media is going to become more and more mainstream over the next year or two. really appreciate your comments! Reply Cancel reply Leave a Comment Be sure to wrap all code in <code></code> tags. Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing? frontpage.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2009
    [Comments] In Memory of My Grandpa David, a Wonderful Man » Techipedia.
    Reply Danielle Winfield October 26, 2007 at 6:25 pm Tamar, it’s taken me 3 times coming to your site to leave a comment because I’ve had such a hard time getting through this post without getting choked up. Reply Ruud Hein January 18, 2008 at 2:26 pm The 1st time around I left no comment. Reply Cancel reply Leave a Comment Be sure to wrap all code in <code></code> tags. Yesterday, on October 24, he succumbed to complications from lung cancer (though he never smoked). He was 84. He was, quite simply, a beautiful man inside and out. He felt smart. Take care.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2010
    [Comments] Looking for Work
    In the comments, I realized that there was actually a business opportunity there. Somewhere along the line, our language shifted meaning slightly. “Looking for work&# used to mean, “I’m capable and I’m looking for a place to apply what I know how to do.&# Now, it means “I’m unemployed and hoping to find an employer to nestle me into their machine.&# These are two very different things. You see, the frontier is all around us (thank you, Levi’s ), and by this, I also mean the job frontier. But we’ve grown weak in our entrepreneurial skills.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGERY  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2009
    [Comments] Government 2.0 Camp - What I Loved and What I'd Like to See Next Year
    Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 link] Michael Russell – @planetrusse Steve, many thanks for your positive comments on our Cluetrain Manifesto panel at Government 2.0 link] Michael Russell – @planetrusse Steve, many thanks for your positive comments on our Cluetrain Manifesto panel at Government 2.0 link] Michael Russell – @planetrussell Steve, many thanks for your positive comments on our Cluetrain Manifesto panel at Government 2.0 Thanks for for the comment!
  • BILL HARTZER  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2010
    [Comments] Search Engine Optimization: Why Your Web Content Strategy Must Involve Promotion
    Subscribe to the comments for this post? Nick Usborne, from WebContentCafe.com , recently wrote a great article about how writing more articles may not be your best web content strategy. He goes on to explain that “The web is being flooded with short, low-quality, optimized articles…&# and how “Google is catching on…&#. He also goes on to explain that “Low-quality articles don’t get any traction through social media&#. So how do you develop a strong, proven, web content strategy that is good for search engine optimization (SEO)? Where do we fail?
  • BILL HARTZER  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2009
    [Comments] Spammers Still Hurting the Search Engine Optimization Industry
    Subscribe to the comments for this post? No wonder the SEO ( Search Engine Optimization ) industry has such as bad reputation. I am amazed that there are still so many SEO snake oil salesman out there spamming small businesses. Let me show you one prime example of some of the junk that people calling themselves “internet marketing specialists&# and SEO specialists are spamming (sending unsolicited commercial email). bhqi547xyn. Let me ask you one question, first. Have you ever heard of a “heated pet&# ? Until I started reading it. WTF is a “heated pet&# ? 480) 445-9297.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2012
    [Comments] 5 Lessons I Learned About Blogging in Queensland #QLDBLOG
    Let us in on them in the comments. This guest post is by Rebecca Cooper of  simpleasthatblog.com. It’s hard for me to believe that just three short months ago I was in sunny Queensland enjoying the sites and attractions across the world from my homeland of Canada. Being chosen as one of the ten bloggers to go on this once in a lifetime trip was exciting to say the least! I was thrilled for the adventure and equally as thrilled to learn what I could about blogging while there. Things I learned about blogging in Queensland. So very different! find myself writing with more intent.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  SUNDAY, MAY 2, 2010
    [Comments] The SRM Group Wants to Give You a Social Media Makeover - Danny Brown
    Home About Me Charities 12for12k Kiva Work With Me About This Blog Disclosure Comment Policy Headway Archives Contact Me Great Blogs The SRM Group Wants to Give You a Social Media Makeover May 2, 2010 1 voice share yours! Mark as read Approve comment Delete post Hide post Unhide post Ban user Reply share div.livefyre-comment).removeClass(livefyre-hidden)" Back to Business and Thank You Response to Barbara Talismans Misinformed 12for12k Post Is Twitter Killing Blog Comments? And we want you to choose which one gets it. Look forward to seeing your suggestions.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2013
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #166
    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? "I hadn''t seen this epic map until a Slate article by Rebecca Onion explained its history. It''s a gigantic, unified map of history--a four-thousand-year cheat-sheet. While it was first revealed nearly a century ago, it seems strangely modern, full of potential for a navigable, interactive application or life-feed." " (Alistair for Hugh).
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 2010
    [Comments] 5 Tools I Am Willing to Pay for [And Recommend] to Improve My Blogs
    How Leaving Comments on Blogs Can Drive Traffic to Yours. One of the great things about blogging is that it is very accessible to anyone with internet access. There are some fantastic tools around that are completely free that mean you can have a blog up and running within minutes of deciding to start a blog. Free tools range from hosted blog platforms like WordPress.com and Blogger through to a myriad of plugins and themes around the web that can make blogging a breeze. also paid fairly early on for a custom design. Aweber. Ustream Producer Pro. Screenflow. Share This.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
    [Comments] Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.
    May 6th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Does this sound familiar? 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 Are You Slow Enough to Succeed in Social Media? Within 12 months of its invention, 1,200 companies entered the radio “business&# in some form or fashion. And that’s the problem. And that takes time. Thank you!
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
    [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 Why Social Supports Email in the Interactive Marketing Hub September 22nd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet A big distinction between email marketing and social media marketing is the difference between actual audience and potential audience. Email is all about actual audience. Spot on.
  • MYRLAND MARKETING  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 30, 2008
    [Comments] PERSISTENCE
    Share this on Facebook Share this on Linkedin Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on Reddit Leave a Comment Previous post: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT/SALESPEOPLE IN FIRMS: A GROWING TREND Next post: TAKE FIVE! From the 30th President of the United States, Calvin Coolidge, who was admitted to the bar in 1897, the following: Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2010
    [Comments] Chores
    spend 50% of my time connecting with people, by commenting on their blogs, by replying to their tweets, by answering their questions in my own comments section, and in various forums like Third Tribe Marketing. There are chores to using social media to improve your business communications. You may or may not be experimenting, but if you’re hoping to drive business using these tools, there are chores involved with this. Obviously, it depends on your goal as to what these chores might be. Here are some chores for you to consider. Rewrite the list for your business needs.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2010
    [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 13 Observations From South by Southwest (SXSW) March 16th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet As usual, this year’s South by Southwest Interactive conference was a blur. Thanks for the great comment. Thanks for the great comment. Scan Me? Largely, it didn’t happen.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2013
    [Comments] A New Theme, Part 1: 11 Ways to Prepare for Your Blog Theme Upgrade
    Let us know in the comments, and don’t forget to check back tomorrow, when we’ll look at what you can do if something goes wrong with your theme upgrade. This guest post is by Ayelet Weisz of All Colores. You’ve been reading all about the importance of a good blog design while struggling with your basic WordPress theme. You’ve been frustrated with the limitations of this basic theme, yet you don’t have enough tech knowledge to create a new theme—or the budget to hire someone to create your dream design for you. Are you even ready for a change? You are?
  • SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGERY  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2008
    [Comments] What Makes Government 2.0 Different from Enterprise 2.0? | Social.
    Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 The comments to one of my prior posts alluded to this as well – sometimes leaders who know they will be leaving their position want to leave behind a legacy.  The comments here are wider than just social media implementation and can be taken as a good discussion of the unique nature of working with, for and in the public sector as a whole. tags: government) No Comments Leave a Commenttrackback addressThere was an error with your comment, please try again.
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2010
    [Comments] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup and Blog Post Ideas
    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 and how to generate 100 blog post ideas in 30 minutes on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing. Facebook. Keyword Research / Link Building. Twitter. Related Posts.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2010
    [Comments] Link Love Monthly: Best of November 2010 [experimental]
    Remember that the ranking is based on engagement points, meaning that these are posts that have been shared or liked  or tweeted/retweeted or commented on the most out of everything I’ve shared since November 1.  I’m going to test whether this selection can be automated to some extent (thereby creating an example of how YOU can save time should you want to use PostRank rankings for your own association curating!).  I’ve still done some additional selecting out of these top ranked posts though, and thought about what category below to put them under, etc. Truth. Toolbox.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 2010
    [Comments] #FollowFriday: Doug Davidoff
    Arment Dietrich Overview Expertise Resources Gini Dietrich News Media Center Careers Contact Follow US Facebook Linkedin RSS Feed Twitter YouTube Share Categories Communication Social Media Advertising Entrepreneur SEO Marketing Marketplace COMMUNICATION / SOCIAL MEDIA / ADVERTISING / ENTREPRENEUR / SEO / MARKETING Aug 20 2010 #FollowFriday: Doug Davidoff By Gini Dietrich | Email | Print | 3 Comments | If you own a business, lead a business, want to own or lead a business someday, or are in sales or business development, then The Fast Growth blog is a must read. Leave a comment!
  • 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!
  • BILL HARTZER  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2009
    [Comments] Integrated Marketing Summit Comes to St. Louis December 10
    Subscribe to the comments for this post? The Integrated Marketing Summit is bringing 30 of the United States’ leading experts to St. Louis, Missouri on December 10, 2009. Some of the topics include social media, sales and marketing lead management, search engine optimization, and integrated marketing. Some of these well-known speakers include: Jamie Turner , Director of Consumer Insight for direct response and interactive agency BKV, and Chief Content Officer for The 60 Second Marketer. Ekaterina Walter , Social Media Strategist, Intel Corporation and best practices expert.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2011
    [Comments] Nine Ways to Spice Up Any Blog Post—Fast
    Did your latest post get all the readers, comments and tweets that it deserved? To help your reader engage, offer “take home&# points, summing up the post, or “action&# points: something that gets the reader thinking or some next step they can take. I’ve noticed that when I do this with posts, I get more comments and retweets than otherwise. This guest post is by Ali Luke of Aliventures. Probably not. You wrote a great piece, but somehow, it seemed bland. Your ideas were good, but the post lacks a little something. What you need is more spice. moment.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 2010
    [Comments] Five for Friday 8.12
    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 Five for Friday 8.12 Written on August 13, 2010 by Espo in Five for Friday This past week, my wife got on a kick of saying she wished it were fall. Now while I am a fan of the cooler weather, fall also means that the winter is not too far behind in New England. Which is never a good thing. Definitely worth a quick read/skim.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 2010
    [Comments] Five for Friday 8.27.10
    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 8.27.10 Written on August 27, 2010 by Espo in Five for Friday For a short week, it seemed like this week lasted forever. book review is coming in the next few weeks, but if you want to check it out for yourself, click here to get it for less (Amazon affiliate link).
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2010
    [Comments] Reach Out and Touch Someone: How the Power of Personal Connection Creates Blogging Success
    If you’ve ever gotten a comment back from a reader remarking, “Your latest post helped me tremendously, and I can’t thank you enough for sharing that,&# then you know what I mean. In every idea you develop, in every post you write, in every comment you respond to, serve your reader. Solicit guest posts, ask them to Twitter something, comment on their blogs. If you receive a snippy e-mail or comment, resist the temptation to lob a snippy response back. A guest post by Barrie Davenport. There are many valid, self-serving reasons to blog. Be Sincere.
  • PROACTIVE REPORT  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2013
    [Comments] 5 Tips for Instagram
    When you tap Following you can see a list of the people you follow and under their names the pictures they have liked or commented on.  If someone who has access to your Instagram account likes images and videos that are inappropriate for the brand it will be seen by your followers. By Cokey Falkow. If you are involved in digital PR or marketing Instagram is on your radar. The just-released study from L2 shows that Instagram is now in the top five social sites used by brands. How can you utilize Instagram to maximum effect? Here are few tips:  1. What is their eye like? Be real.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2013
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #183
    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? "Stories of self-driving cars, or flaming batteries, grab headlines. But if you look at the long-term impact of autonomous transportation, it becomes a jobs question. When we had steam power, we got the weekend and the end of child labor. What will automated logistics yield, and how much fighting will happen beforehand?" Guess what? amazon.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2010
    [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 11 Whys I’m a Social Media Addict September 2nd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Connectivity Social media brings me closer to people with whom I ordinarily would seldom interact. The fail whale on Twitter always seems to happen when you want to time a comment just so.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 2012
    [Comments] Transfer Your Blog From WordPress.com to WordPress.org Part 2
    All was well with the posts and the comments on my blog, but no photos appeared in the posts. Share your tips and tricks with us in the comments. This guest post is by Ayelet Weisz of  All Colores. Yesterday, I started the convoluted process of swapping my blog from WordPress.com to WordPress.org. As you may remember, I’d finally got to the point where I was ready to import the files of my blog. Everything seemed to be okay, until… Big Deal #4: The import keeps getting stuck. You see that white screen? That’s how it stayed. At first, I was happy. So I let it be.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2010
    [Comments] Small Staff Organizations and Open Community
    In case you missed it, here’s what association exec Joe Flowers commented about that post: “As a small staff employee (seven of us) – I will say that becoming more active in the social space has been easier than what I’ve heard others go through. This is a repost of an Open Community Virtual Book Tour post I recently wrote for Splash! What do you think? *. And there’s no quick fix – no consultant or agency can nurture your community for you, though they can help you build your infrastructure and they can help you with specific campaigns. Who should take part?
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2014
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #193
    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? American Experience. "This is an hour-long documentary. It''s also a time capsule. And to understand modern North American society, you need to grok the tug-of-war between this technical optimism and the post-Vietnam, post-9/11 mistrust that pervades much of media today. " (Alistair for Hugh). " (Alistair for Mitch). And It Is. Trust Me.
  • TWITIP  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2009
    [Comments] Customized Columns for Valuable Retweeting
    December 29, 2009 Comments December 29, 2009 John Paul Aguiar @JohnAguiar Nice tip. December 29, 2009 Derek Jensen @uttermag John, Thank for the comment. Add a comment Related posts: Not all ReTweets are Created Equal How to get ReTweeted – The Formula 4 Constant Twitter Mistakes You Should Avoid Copyright 2010 TwiTip About Advertise Contact Design by cre8dCustomized Columns for Valuable Retweeting 5 After reading how you should plan out your tweets , I thought of how you can fully utilize groups when retweeting. What is the purpose of retweeting? Wud apprec any help.
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
    [Comments] Why I'm Tired of #Fail
    Brass Tack Thinking Make Things Happen Home About Amber Naslund Tamsen McMahon Contact Speaking Amber Naslund Tamsen McMahon Brass Tack Reading Archives Why I’m Tired of #Fail September 7, 2010 | by Amber Naslund View Comments We use the word “FAIL&# with such abandon today – even with a taste of vindictive enthusiasm – and often in the instant someone or something rubs us the wrong way, most especially a business. Sound off in the comments. Great pride was taken in seeing how many more views and comments it was drawing on YouTube. Is It Just Us?
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2012
    [Comments] Social Pros 10 – Lauren Teague, PGA Tour
    repinned it, and my friend who’s going to the Ryder Cup with me, she commented on my pin of Loud Mouth Golf shorts. This is Episode 10 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. This episode features Lauren Teague , who handles social media for the PGA Tour. Read on for insights from Lauren, and Eric’s Social Media Stat of the Week (this week: is CEO engagement on social media channels important?). Listen Now. Click the play button to listen here: Download the audio file: [link]. The RSS feed is: [link]. Find us on iTunes: [link]. Indeed it is.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2012
    [Comments] Can I Get Your Advice on a New Project Please
    Any other thoughts you might have are most welcomed, and I’d love to chat with you about this concept in the comments below. I have lots of new projects I want to tackle this year. We’ll be doing a redesign of Convince & Convert in the first quarter. I’ll also be writing a new book (roughly scheduled to be out in August – more details soon). My wife and I are getting back into the restaurant review blogging game (although that’s just for fun). I’m also thinking hard about producing a podcast – and that’s where I need your help.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2012
    [Comments] How Did Teens’ Facebook Photos End Up on Porn Site?
    According to authorities, someone swiped more than a dozen Facebook profile images of fully-clothed females at Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School and placed them on the site with suggestive comments. As if parents don’t have enough to worry about raising kids, it was recently reported that police in one Massachusetts town were looking into how a number of female teens’ Facebook profile pictures and images of them on some other social networking sites ended up on a porn site. Photo credit: CBSNews.com. Facebook Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School
  • WEB METRICS GURU  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 2010
    [Comments] The Future of Newspapers and Adaptive Semantics sold to Huff Po – TechCrunch
    I’m happy to receive the news this morning that my friends over at Adaptive Semantics (who I have written about before here and here ) has been sold to the Huffington Post for an undisclosed amount , as announced in TechCrunch today in a post titled Huffington Post Buys Adaptive Semantics To Keep Up With 100,000 Comments A Day. Elena wrote me the settlement was everything she and Jeff hoped for. We are overjoyed at this turn of events. Not only is it a much earlier. exit than we ever imagined and a great deal for us as a company, it is. This was not an opportunity we could pass up!
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2014
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #226
    Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter, Facebook, in the comments below or wherever you play. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "The most useless piece of information I learned today is the eggcorn. So, naturally I shared it here. An eggcorn is a misspelling or misinterpretation of something which still makes sense. You might be ''curled up in the feeble position'' or provide me with ''antidotal evidence,'' for example. So, here is a database of them for you." extreme.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2013
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #177
    " (Mitch for Hugh), 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? "We ran a Strata online event on November 5th that looked at privacy and ethics in a digital age. While lots of the content was good, Amanda Pustilnik blew my mind. There were plenty of privacy-smart people on the event, and most of them wanted to put on their tinfoil hats when she was done. Mind, quite literally, blown."
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2010
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #20
    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 film from streetfilms.org looks at the impact that cars have on social interactions within communities. It's a part of the Streetfilms series, 'Fixing the great mistake' that looks at the effects of the automobile and other changes in early 20th century." " (Alistair for Hugh). Small Change - The New Yorker. Revolution, indeed."
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2010
    [Comments] 6 Lessons Learned From the Demise of MySpace | facebook | Social.
    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 6 Lessons Learned From the Demise of MySpace September 8th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Once the undisputed king of social media (at least in the U.S.), blog comments powered by Disqus Subscribe to Convince & Convert Jay Baer Greetings. Coincidental timing too, as Yahoo !
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2010
    [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.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2010
    [Comments] Why Does Chris Brogan Refer To Himself In the Third Person ?
    These are the basics, and yet, we overlook them sometimes while installing our Retweet buttons and our flashy comment system and our social bookmarking bar. You know a little teensy bit about HTML, right? You realize that the value of what you say in the link text is important to how Google sees what you’re pointing out, right? Tell me, what is the most common word or phrase you use as link text on your blog? Is it “home&# or “here&# or “click here&# or “more?&# On lots of blogs, that’s what I see. Right? p354 at the end of every post.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2010
    [Comments] 5 Blog Naming Basics
    No, you want to foster a community, get comments, and get people to subscribe and come back for more. Martin Whitmore illustrated my new witchy logo, and I got tons of great comments, new subscribers, and more overall connection with my readers. A guest post by Nathalie Lussier, who blogs as The Raw Foods Witch. Is your blog getting the attention you know it deserves? Maybe you haven’t started your blog yet because you can’t settle on the right name or theme. You’ll need to weigh up the branding pros and cons before you settle on a name. That’s why… 5.
  • TWITIP  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2010
    [Comments] Review of The Twitter Marketing Ebook
    January 26, 2010 Comments January 26, 2010 adam Issadore @pathtorhythm I purchased Marko’s book about 4 months ago and I found it to be useful and full of practical advise. Add a comment Related posts: Review of Twitter Success Blueprint 10 Tips to Be Effective at Marketing on Twitter How The New Retweet Feature Changes Marketing On Twitter Copyright 2010 TwiTip About Advertise Contact Design by cre8dMost are basic cheapies – they give you the same information you get from the help section and provide little relevant information on how to engage with the community.
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