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    [Comments] How to use what you've got to get more of what you want
    Home About Book Trey to Speak Let’s Connect #smBBQ Subscribe trey pennington connections, content, conversations: commerce™ How to use what you’ve got to get more of what you want: The Chris White found materials tree house by trey on September 6, 2010 Consumers rush to experience the remarkable and memorable. Marketers clamor to give them what they’re looking for. Sometimes, it’s not as difficult as it might sound. One of the foundational principles in Spitball Marketing is “use what you’ve got to get more of what you want.&# Main Street, Ste.
    [Comments] 15 Tips for Creating Great Blog Landing Pages that Convert
    We’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments! Do your landing pages successfully convert visitors into subscribers, buyers, or leads? If they convert fairly well, implementing a few tips can help you squeeze even more benefits from them. But if they don’t do a good job of guiding visitors into your sales funnel, it’s time for some serious conversion rate optimization. To help you get started creating landing pages that work, we’ve collected the top 15 tips from conversion experts around the web. Align your offer with your audience. Align your ad copy with your headline. client logos.
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #266
    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: What happens when pirates play a game development simulator and then go bankrupt because of piracy? Greenheart Games. Games get copied a lot-- so much so that it's hard to make a living at it. Suddenly, they become pretty practical about it." Alistair for Hugh). Alistair for Mitch). But still.
    [Comments] Are You The Complete Package?
    September 22, 2010 | by Amber Naslund View Comments Today post is by our friend and cohort Tom Webster. That’s one of the reasons I speak wherever I can – so people will come up to me 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. Tom blogs at Brand Savant and is a contributor to Social Media Explorer , and at his big kid job he’s the VP of Strategy of Edison research. We were, of course, both right.
    [Comments] Does your brand create celebrity customers?
    Answering a tweet, answering a review or comment - this is not just communication but recognition at a personal level. Comments Does your brand create celebrity customers? Answering a tweet, answering a review or comment - this is not just communication but recognition at a personal level. Free Podcast Google Search Join me on Twitter Facebook Fan Page The Engaging Brand on Facebook Our Community Recent Comments ANSHUL GUPTA on How Not to Become Boring. Main | Show 294 - All about the Referral Engine » Does your brand create celebrity customers?
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, MAY 28, 2010
    [Comments] Fetching Friday – Resources, iPad Contest & Third Tribe Benefits
    Free personal development video course – signup for 4 free videos, plus the chance to win something for commenting. What top niche web designers say about the Thesis WordPress theme – find out what the people who make Thesis beautiful think of the theme and learn more through the discussion in the comments. There is a contest to win an iPad that is pretty simple – fill out a form, favorite and comment on a Youtube trailer for a realtiy TV show (like the Real World but with people trying to start a business), and subscribe to a Youtube channel. Facebook.
    [Comments] 18 Rules of Community Engagement turns one
    The opinions expressed here represent my own and not those of my employer.Feel free to challenge me, disagree with me, or tell me I’m completely nuts in the comments section of each blog entry. Writing a book Contact Media Popular Industry Interviews Press Speaking Tips Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS 9 comments Comments feed for this article May 30, 2010 at 9:28 pm Dmbostone Looks like I’m going to jump on this opportunity! And to those who posted the following reviews, again…many thanks. Attitude is everything.
    [Comments] Throwback Thursday: Search Engine Watch Circa 1999
    In today’s post, Danny Goodwin noted in his comments on the Webcology radio program that Search Engine Watch was considered to be dead when Danny Sullivan left. Today is Thursday, and every Thursday I try to feature one search engine or search engine website. Today, because of the official announcement that Danny Goodwin is leaving Search Engine Watch , I thought I would feature Search Engine Watch. At that time, the site wasn’t really considered to be a news website. In fact, it was more about educating people about search and SEO (search engine marketing). link]. link].
    [Comments] 10 Ways To Get More Email Subscribers For Your Blog
    Auto opt-in blog commenters. One way some bloggers get more subscribers is to have everyone who leaves a comment auto-opted in. It’s not a strategy I’ve tried, since I’m not sure those who comment would appreciate being automatically added to my email list. This guest post is by James Penn of I’m sure you’ve had it drummed into you by now that an email list is vitally important to your blog and your business. Darren often discusses how vital it is to build your email list and he recently Tweeted this graphic to emphasize his point. Win-win!
    [Comments] Spice Up Your Blog with a Virtual Blogging Team
    You produce quality content, react to commenters, watch your stats grow, rinse, repeat. Producing quality content regularly can be draining, managing comments can get exhausting, and don’t even get me started on dealing with spam. Maybe you’d like to keep your blog a mostly solo affair, and you just need somebody to help moderate comments, do research on new topics, and handle a few other tasks. Share some of your tips in the comments. This guest post is by Luis Cruz of Pepper Virtual Assistant. Blogging is simple. Set your expectations. Be an editor.
    [Comments] Social Media Case Studies – I’m smiling – Web Journal – general
    Research Examines What Motivates People to Comment Online in RWW and JAtIN’s blog about Google Complexity – according to the post … As Google grows in complexity, the number of bugs in their system multiply. One thing that is coming up a lot is Google, and from my talk with Giles Palmer of BrandWatch over the weekend in Brighton, I got an appreciation of how much Google Instant and Google C affine have been changing the web, improving it, yet skewing it to show results that are largely pre cached in order make a richer search experience. web journal
    [Comments] How Content Marketing & Digital PR Affect Your Business
    They’re reading the Tweet stream and commenting as they watch.  Or they’re searching for additional info. Guest post by Cokey Falkow. Why is digital content taking over the marketing world? What is it that makes it so powerful and why should you be concentrating more on becoming a content creation machine, rather than using only traditional marketing techniques? One reason above all: The return on investment of customer acquisition and retention. Most marketers agree, through survey and actual business experience, that you have to impinge on your target audience at least 7 times.
    [Comments] Does PR Also Suffer Digital Distress?
    Alex Konrad commented in his Forbes article that “the results merely reinforce what many in the industry already know: digital marketing online and over social media is moving too fast to have a formal playbook that works, and many teams are being built on the fly out of necessity, not prior expertise.” This week Adobe revealed information gleaned from marketers about what keeps them up at night. Less than half (48%) feel like they’re on top of the new technology and a majority of the respondents said they have not received any formal training. link].
    [Comments] Real Time Engagement with Scott Monty
    The most recent one came on Friday when I posted a link on Facebook to a story about video pitching that the Ford team was doing and tagged Scott Monty in the post.  A grade school friend of mine made some snarky comments about the Ford brand and within minutes, Scott offered the following responses: Many of my friends on Facebook sent me private messages after seeing the interaction between Scott and Charlie. One of the biggest problems with companies engaging in social media is keeping authenticity while also keeping the company’s interests and reputation intact.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  MONDAY, JUNE 7, 2010
    [Comments] Small Business Happiness
      You can also leave a comment and with your community of friends with the LIKE or ShareThis buttons.   You can also leave a comment and with your community of friends with the LIKE or ShareThis buttons. Recent Comments Seo Services on Typepad vs Wordpress Series - Own Your Blog Jeff Korhan on Authenticity Guidelines Supra Skytop II on A Social Networking Theory Walter Adamson on 5 Ways to Make Your Blog Posts Outstanding Walter Adamson on Authenticity Guidelines Jeff Korhan on What Does Your Blog Writing Style Say About You?   This explains a lot. 
    [Comments] 5 Ways Facebook’s Discussions App Will Make You a Better Blogger
    Comment on other people’s articles, guest post, and join the conversation.&#. blog requires posts before people can comment, Facebook’s Pages require updates if they’re to stand out in the News Feed … the list goes on and on. And while these methods are essential to community building, getting more comments or tweets or Facebook shares on an article is not an act of community building. Community isn’t defined by a high number of comments, either. Community is defined by the conversation that’s happening between the people leaving comments.
    [Comments] How Many Screens Are You On Right Now?
    million tweets about the game and halftime show; Facebook’s data editors claimed 50 million unique people had more than 185 million interactions (posts, comments and likes) relating to the Super Bowl. You can read all the research and stay on top of the all the latest consumer trends but sometimes it doesn’t hit home until you stop and observe your own habits. In fact, Twitter reported  more than 24.9 And this year, both Fox and offered streaming video service of Super Bowl XLVIII on your computer, tablet or phone. Here’s a rundown: 49% of TV viewers are also on their smartphone.
    [Comments] Talk Like We Do | 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 Talk Like We Do August 19, 2009 | by Amber Naslund View Comments I got a pitch via email today that was actually for something pretty cool, and something I might actually pass along to folks. Talk Like We Do (0) Comments [.] It also pays to think about what Bill Free commented, though. How many times have we read a comment in a release about “enhancing the customer experience.&# Who talks like that?? Yes, yes.
    [Comments] 10 Simple Hacks That Will Increase Your Blog Traffic
    Click To Tweet links do just that by helping you to create tweetable quotes and comments throughout your post. This is a guest contribution from Garrett Moon, co-founder of CoSchedule. Of course, you know that writing more blog posts will increase your blog traffic. If one blog post results in an average of 200 visits, then two blog posts should magically turn into 400 visits. Voila! But, that sucks. What if there was a way to increase your blog traffic  without creating more content? The good news is that it’s possible. Even better, our traffic actually went up. Yes, up! The takeaway?
    [Comments] Quality Vs. Volume: The Traffic Spectrum, and How Bloggers Can Harness It
    an active community of commenters or forum members. To capture those coming through links from another site in your niche, you might consider extra tactics like: making comments on posts prominent. Do you target different kinds of new visitors differently, or use specific tactics to try to grab their attention? I’d love to hear how you’re handling things—and what’s working for you—in the comments. As web usage grows, and we all become more connected more of the time, it could seem like getting traffic to your blog should be getting easier. How can we?
    [Comments] Reading Blogs for Fun and Profit
    That’s the difficulty in connecting through blog comments—you’re just one in a hundred, and the comments all start blurring together. This means that a single blog comment is not enough to build a connection, and even a dozen might not do the job. Leave a comment explaining how the post was insightful for you, when you’ve seen an example of whatever is being described, and how it relates to your life. The blogger will appreciate the well-thought-out comment, and you will remember a lot more of the post for having drawn these associations. How learning works.
    [Comments] An Internet Sales Force Needs Better Tools
    Social Wallpaper: Your sales team could be logged into Twitter all day waiting for customers to make a comment or ask a question. By Lief Larson. You sell products in the offline world, you say? Better think twice. Even though customers may buy from you in the offline world, the majority of people are researching and making purchase considerations online. In September 2010 Pew Internet surveyed over 3,000 adults about their product research habits. The study found that nearly 60% of Americans perform online research on products and services they are considering purchasing.
  • KOKA SEXTON  |  FRIDAY, MAY 28, 2010
    [Comments] Director of Social Media
    If you have any tips, tricks or links I should see that can help the process, let me know in the comments. Author: Koka Sexton Comments: 3 comments Date: 28 May 2010 Categories: Blog , Headline , Social Media Tags: Collecting Dust , Corporate Software , facebook , focus , followers , Giveaways , Great Relationship , Industry News , interaction , Jobs , koka sexton , Little Bits , marketing , New Profile , Paragon Software , platforms , profiles , Storage Market , Tweaking , tweets , Twitter There are 3 comments. Leave a comment! Koka Sexton dot Com: [.]
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  MONDAY, JUNE 21, 2010
    [Comments] 10 Advantages of a Blog as Your Social Media Hub - Jeff Korhan
      Or you can just write a comment.   Or you can just write a comment. Recent Comments Seo Services on Typepad vs Wordpress Series - Own Your Blog Jeff Korhan on Authenticity Guidelines Supra Skytop II on A Social Networking Theory Walter Adamson on 5 Ways to Make Your Blog Posts Outstanding Walter Adamson on Authenticity Guidelines Jeff Korhan on What Does Your Blog Writing Style Say About You?   Here are some of the advantages to blogging that help me stay focused on maintaining it as my central presence on the social Web. 1.   10.   10.
    [Comments] The 3 Step Guide to Creating Pinterest-friendly Graphics for Your Blog
    Also, I´ll be doing a follow-up post highlighting bloggers using Pinterest successfully, so let me know if you have any suggestions for that in the comments. Let me know in the comments. It´s well established that Pinterest can be a strong driver of traffic. We´ve been having a lot of success at our Digital Photography School account and have seen other blogs, like Hair Romance , experiencing similar success. In my experience, most bloggers focus on curating boards to build their expertise and drive traffic back to their blogs. This is great for attracting new visitors. Step 1.
    [Comments] How to Find U.S. Online Casinos
    Subscribe to the comments for this post? The growth of the online casino industry is incredible. Established in early 1996, this industry has evolved mainly into 2 categories: web-based and download-only casinos. casinos offer both interfaces. Some companies offer just one platform, while other companies offer both alternatives. The explosive growth of online casinos around the world makes it very hard for users to find the best USA online casinos. Here is an analysis of the difficulty of finding a good online casino in the United States. – Takeaway. Email this to a friend?
    [Comments] Social Media Fatigue
    On an absolutely random post about eating the Swedish meatballs at IKEA , I got a comment back from writer and all around interesting thinker, Jeff Jarvis , about how he not only likes the Swedish meatballs, but he admits to liking Taco Bell. Queue the Fight Club comments.) One of the biggest pushbacks I hear from people when I talk about how wonderful I think Google+ will be for business professionals is that they’re tired. They’re tired of joining a new social network. Social Media Fatigue. Are any of these you? Wake Up. Writing about social media can be boring.
    [Comments] Vote For Me and Olivier Blanchard to Present at Enterprise 2.0 Boston!
    View Comments January 15th, 2010 Myself and Olivier Blanchard are in the running to present at the Enterprise 2.0 Red Cube Marketing Consider it done :) jacobmorgan you rock :) blog comments powered by Disqus Connect with me Subscribe to Social Media RSS RSS About Jacob Email Me Jacob Morgan is the Principal of Chess Media Group , a social business consultancy that works with medium and enterprise companies on developing Enterprise 2.0, Boston! Conference in Boston.  Our topic is Enterprise Social Media:  Best Practices in Development, Deployment and Integration. 
    [Comments] Social media Platforms you might be Missing on
    LiveJournal user or journal entry as they are known, has its own web page, where other users can leave comments. The biggest cookie in the internet jar is “social media” and everyone wants a bite of it. Every day new social networking sites are launched in the hope of making it as big as Facebook did. Each offers unique features, some focus on specifics while others are a playground for one and all. So here is a rundown of the numerous social networking sites which may not be as popular as Facebook or Twitter, but they are certainly catching on. Linkedin. Pinterest. LiveJournal. Google+.
    [Comments] How to make a lasting impact at your next speaking gig
    Share your experience and best tips in the comments below. So you’ve been asked to present a talk at an event where there will be many of your ideal clients sitting in the audience. Your golden opportunity to introduce your expertise to reach a number of potential clients. How can you make a lasting impact and let them know about your services without coming across (or feeling) like a greasy salesman? You’ve probably heard that public speaking is one of the best ways to build your reputation as an expert and get loads of exposure for yourself and your business. Plus, they’re fun!
    [Comments] November 2010 Search Engine Market Share
    Subscribe to the comments for this post? Every month about this time comScore releases the search engine rankings data, and I report it here. These are not the actual search engine rankings that you see when you search at a search engine, which are constantly changing. comScore, Inc. NASDAQ: SCOR) , a leader in measuring the digital world, has recently released its monthly comScore qSearch analysis of the U.S. search marketplace. Google Sites led the explicit core search market in November with 66.2 percent of searches conducted. percent of searches conducted. Now Google is at 66.2
    [Comments] Target's PR issue
    Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks. Comments - Leave a comment! Anonymous Thanks for the comment Matt. blog comments powered by Disqus Stay connected Recent Posts Can influence be bought? Now before reading on please note that I am talking PR strategies, not politics. If you cannot separate the two, please check out some other blog posts or comics or check back tomorrow. The outrage from the two groups stems from Target donating $150,000 to a business group backing Minnesota Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer.
    [Comments] When a Picture is Truly Worth 1,000 Words
    One of the benefits of these location-based services is that users can leave tips and upload pictures that other users can can comment on. Guest post by Aaron Strout , head of location-based marketing at global agency WCG. He blogs at Citizen Marketing 2.1. There is a lot of excitement these days about the potential of location-based services among marketers and social media professionals. Some of the top location-based services are Facebook Places , foursquare , Gowalla and SCVNGR. So what types of businesses can benefit from the presence of photos? If so, have you uploaded a picture?
    [Comments] Increase Your Work Efficiency with The Pomodoro Technique - Jeff.
    Recent Comments Seo Services on Typepad vs Wordpress Series - Own Your Blog Jeff Korhan on Authenticity Guidelines Supra Skytop II on A Social Networking Theory Walter Adamson on 5 Ways to Make Your Blog Posts Outstanding Walter Adamson on Authenticity Guidelines Jeff Korhan on What Does Your Blog Writing Style Say About You? Jeff Korhan - New Media and Small Business Marketing Home About Me Working With Me Speaking Favorites Trends Subscribe « Social Media and Small Business Marketing to Older Adults | Main | Oops!  This unit is known as a pomodoro. as the resistance.
    [Comments] Facebook Applications Dashboard - Jeff Korhan
      Jeff Jeff Korhan on October 07, 2010 in Blogging , Community , Marketing , New Media , Relationships , Small Business , Social Media , Social Media Optimization , Social Networking , Stress and Change , Technology | Permalink Reblog (0) | | Digg This | Save to | | TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Facebook Applications Dashboard : 1 Favorite Comments Facebook Applications Dashboard As promised, today I'll explore the Facebook Applications Dashboard - the 2nd of the three new features that Facebook yesterday.
    [Comments] Social Media Metrics
    quick disclaimer: it depends what you’re hoping to accomplish as to which metrics you might want to track. I’ll give you my take, and what we tend to work from at New Marketing Labs , and then you’re welcome to point out different opinions in the comments section. Ones I’m not so sure of: Comments – it’s great that people comment. If you want good social media metrics to track, be sure to pick the right ones. Social Media Metrics? First, which metrics from social media do you think are important to begin with? Did anyone buy? like sales.
    [Comments] Susan Sarfati Talks Open Community
    Multiple voices from all parts of the organization, and some voices outside of the profession, will all be able to comment, learn and share information. This post kicks off a series of executive interviews we’re doing about the concepts in our book,  Open Community. We sat down with Susan Sarfati , who was CEO of GWSAE,  the founding CEO of The Center for Association Leadership and Executive Vice President of ASAE, before starting her own consulting firm in 2008. We started with this question: How do you think the concepts in Open Community will shape associations in the future?
    [Comments] Social Media Club Hawaii Celebrates Ma Ka Hana Ka ?Ike
    Ike April 24, 2010 at 7:37 am { 3 comments… read them below or add one } vandenbel January 4, 2010 at 10:17 pm Social Media Club Hawaii Celebrates Ma Ka Hana Ka ?Ike: Ike: About a year ago I founded the Hawaii Cha [link] This comment was originally posted on Twitter roxannedarling January 5, 2010 at 4:23 pm Social Media Club Hawaii Celebrates Ma Ka Hana Ka ?Ike: link] from BareFeet Blog This comment was originally posted on Twitter jschawaii January 6, 2010 at 3:15 pm Ma Ka Hana Ka ?Ike: About the Contest It was a great idea! Ma Ka Hana Ka ?Ike
    [Comments] M-Publishing – a must attend event for publishers…
    → M-Publishing – a must attend event for publishers… April 21st, 2010 · View Comments Most media companies are either publishing mobile applications or looking to increase their activity on mobile handsets – so where can you get some insight into the best ways to get mobile successfully? Just go to M-Publishing Tickets , and enter the code ‘mobiPUB’ Tags: Mobile Applications · events · mobile · speaking blog comments powered by Disqus Blog Partners Not sure how to monetise your eyeballs?
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, MAY 21, 2010
    [Comments] HTML5 and a new mobile app from Absolute Radio
    Or just politics… The death of the Open Web has been somewhat exaggerated → HTML5 and a new mobile app from Absolute Radio May 21st, 2010 · View Comments The Apple iPad is about to launch in the UK, and in preparation, Absolute Radio is now available in a HTML5 version for all you iPad and iPhone owners to be able to listen to all the audio and see all the videos. So come chat if you spot me… Tags: Mobile Applications · absolute radio · mobile blog comments powered by Disqus Blog Partners This is the link for iTunes.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012
    [Comments] Five Blog Business Models That’ll Make You Money
    Share your strategies with us in the comments. One of the great things about the blogosphere is innovation, and the fact that there is an almost unlimited number of ways you can make money blogging. One glance around the web shows such variety in terms of the way bloggers approach their audiences and provide them with value. Image courtesy of stock.xchng user danzo08 The thing is, all that choice can be overwhelming. Those looking to being monetizing their blogs can be put off by the profusion of choices. The five blog business models. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.
  • T2 SOCIAL  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2014
    [Comments] The Most Anything of Everything in 2014
    It is always exciting to see the results from a year of searches, tweets, posts, shares, comments, and everything in between. Every year, it is always excited to see what trends made it to the top spots on every one of our favorite search engines and social networks. Here are the winners from everything in 2014. This year, there were a few interesting results in different categories (perhaps most notably, the fact that Apple or Apply products were not in the most searched keywords on Google for the first time in years) and much of what you would expect to find. Google/Search. Facebook.
    [Comments] Coping with Highs and Lows in Workload When Running Your Own Business
    Consider leaving a comment! Written by Julie Shrum of Midlake Products. Coping with Highs and Lows in Your Workload When You Run Your Own Business. Running your own business can of course be very rewarding and equally it can be very challenging, as you try to create a regular flow of work and income. There will inevitably be peaks and troughs in your workload, resulting in times when you might be worrying whether you are going to earn enough to cover your overheads and then busy periods where there are simply not enough hours in the day to meet demand. Cyclical nature. Managing downtime.
    [Comments] Influencer Marketing for your Brand: Avoid These 5 Mistakes
    Reach out in the comments below! “Influencer Marketing” – the latest buzz phrase in the marketing sphere – but is your brand doing it right? There are multiple pitfalls, which are easy to miss even if they’re right in front of you. So instead of running towards the finish line, tread carefully and strategically for your brand’s benefit and ensure you have chosen the right influencer with the right tone, brand fit, and appropriate audience. Avoid these pitfalls along the way: 1. Not understanding the definition of an Influencer. Missing the brand fit.
    [Comments] 5 Best TV Shows That Integrate Social Media
    The show keeps up active conversations via Twitter, and maintains an open dialogue by addressing as many viewer comments as possible on the Twitter feed. How can producers keep viewers engaged with their programming and excited about the show even during the off-season? The natural answer is social media. Though most shows leverage Facebook and Twitter, some are pulling out all the stops — offering viewers a social media experience beyond the simple “click to Like.” The Walking Dead on AMC. Bones on FOX. Dancing With the Stars on ABC. The Big Bang Theory on CBS.
    [Comments] New Downloadable Guide Helps You Rock Video Marketing
    In the implementation phase, strategy such as social responses and comments will be critical to ensuring you achieve your goal. This is a guest post by Adria Saracino. With over 500,000 new WordPress posts made each day, it’s important that your blog is the highest quality it can be in order to maintain your readership. But don’t worry, maintaining and attracting a strong readership is not impossible. It’s actually very doable. One of the best ways to interest readers in your blog is by using video, and specifically video marketing. Simply put, people love video.
    [Comments] “Not My Path” in Friday Flutterings
    Consider leaving a comment! Productivity is on a lot of folks minds. Prismatic allows you to see how many are sharing it across social platforms. Productivity, Apps, and Emerging Markets. Those are consistently the most shared topics in my feed. … Indecision is a Decision. When you get to an intersection of ‘Yes’ and ‘No’, not deciding is a decision (in favor of ‘No’). Every now and again, a choice between Yes and No might be answered with, “Not my path.” ” Such is my own answer when I reach the cross-hairs of Yes vs. No. A
  • ADAM SHERK  |  TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2009
    [Comments] Where Do You Want Your Social Media Press Releases to Live?
    Leave a Comment Subscribe (1-2 posts per week) Connect with Me Recent Posts Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement? Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Where Do You Want Your Social Media Press Releases to Live? by Adam Sherk on May 26, 2009 The discussion about HubSpot’s post on the syndication of social media press releases vs. traditional press releases called my attention again to PitchEngine , a platform for creating and sharing social media releases (SMRs). However there is also a downside.
    [Comments] Using the 'Steal-O-Meter' to Gauge if Stories Steal or Promote
    Whats Added: Nothing, though some stories now have original comments on Google News. Add your own examples in the comments below, and tell us where you think it lands on the Steal-O-Meter, and Ill add it above, with credit to you. UPDATE : Many folks in the comments were complaining that the Steal-O-Meter was weighted too heavily on stealing, without enough "yellow" in the middle and green on the "promoting" side. According to Shapira, his editor told him: "They stole your story. Wheres your outrage, man?" Are they telling people to "steal" the story or "promote" it?
    [Comments] Announcing the 2010 World Summit Youth Awards Winners.
    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 45 queries. Follow the blog on RSS , Twitter or Facebook and youll never miss a post again! I am delighted to announce the winners of the 2010 World Summit Youth Awards. For more, read my bio. Lets talk. 0.765 seconds
    [Comments] Disruptive Skills, Gifts and IdeaSlivers | Gauravonomics Blog For.
    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 41 queries. Follow the blog on RSS , Twitter or Facebook and youll never miss a post again! What’s your gift? For more, read my bio. Here are some things you should do: 1. Steal one of my ideas at IdeaSliver Labs.
    [Comments] Why Influence Mining is the Next Gold Rush | social crm | 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 Why Influence Mining is the Next Gold Rush August 10th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Inherently, we understand influence. Knowing whether to respond to or ignore negative comments on a blog? appreciate the comment. appreciate the comment. It’s in our DNA.
    [Comments] How to Email Your Blog Updates Like a ProBlogger
    You’ll be rocking with the big boys in no time flat. I’ll even help you in comments if you get stuck. After deleting all this, select the Source tab and paste the following: <a href="*|RSSITEM:URL|*">*|RSSITEM:TITLE|*</a><br /><br /> *|RSSITEM:CONTENT_FULL|*<br /> <a href="*|RSSITEM:URL|*">Click here to leave a comment</a> This funny-looking code dynamically pulls the the content from your latest blog post into the email. rss_item_link}">Click here to leave a comment</a> </h2> {!rss_itemblockend}.
    [Comments] Bill Hartzer Weekly Update: October 18, 2014
    See my post for confirmation, the GoDaddy social folks commented on the blog post: Google Penguin Refresh this weekend, and a pricing bug found in GoDaddy’s domain registration. This weekend, there appears to finally be a Google Penguin refresh, which is affecting a lot of website traffic from Google organic search. There are plenty of sites now reporting that they are seeing increases in search engine rankings, some as high as 30 of 40 places from where their site was previously ranking. link]. link].
    [Comments] 4 WordPress Alternatives: the What, Where, and Why
    Disqus integration for commenting. comment management. Let us know in the comments. This guest post is by Matt Setter of As bloggers, we’re all familiar with WordPress, whether as a self-hosted setup, or via think that, if you’re a blogger and you’ve not used it, then you’re likely in an odd minority. If you do a Google search for “ blogging software ,” WordPress will likely be among the first results you’ll see. But is it necessarily the best choice? Yes, “everybody’s doing it,” but does that make it the right choice? Ready?
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #54
    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? "Two videos for the long weekend, whichever side of the border you live on. but if you're not in Canada or the US, you'll just have to chug some maple syrup, fire a gun, and pretend) First off: the tech world was abuzz this week with Google + , a new entrant into social networking from a giant that seems to have learned the lessons of Buzz and Wave.
    [Comments] The Most Amazing Internet Stock Of The Year
    AOL isn't perfect (I'm quite certain the comments below will be laced with commentary about AOL and their mishaps). What do you think it is? I'm a huge fan of Business Insider. can't think of any other media organizations that writes headlines as good as they do (Business Insider, if you're reading this, pay your copywriters handsomely. they're doing everything right). My daily email newsletter from them is always chock full of linkbaity headlines that get me clicking and clicking. This one, from yesterday, was one of them: And The Most Amazing Internet Stock In The Past Year Is. Apple
  • ARI HERZOG  |  THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011
    [Comments] Homage to Brady, Our Family Cockapoo
    In the days after we put you to sleep, I remember scores of Facebook comments from people who could relate to family dog deaths. One comment in particular was from someone I never met but who occasionally comments on this blog. One of the comments to John came from Allen Maxfield who suggested dog owners read a book called, “Merle’s Door.&# I borrowed it from the library network and read it over the course of a week. Recent comments When I started blogging someone was grumbling – what's with. Remember the car rides? never forgot that day. Musings
    [Comments] 5 Ways to Make Your Blogging Life Easier
    Respond to comments. Blogging. It goes a little something like this: Think of idea. Write a post. Take/source/edit a photo for the post. Format the post. Schedule or publish the post. Push the post to social media. But that is just the beginning, right? In the five years I’ve been blogging I feel like I’ve made all the mistakes. One of my biggest ones was wasting time. When you’re blogging on top of work and life and other responsibilities, that time you have to spare is is finite. Ways to Make your Blogging Life Easier. Batching. Scheduling. Automate. Planning.
    [Comments] A Minute with Ann Handley: Insights and Trends for 2014
    Share your opinion in the comments below. At , I had the honor to speak with one of the top 20 women bloggers and the most influential woman in Social Media according to ForbesWomen, the Chief Content Officer of MarketingProfs, Ann Handley. She is also the co-author of the best-selling book on content marketing, Content Rules, which I highly recommend to read. AnnHandley: I relaunched my personal site ( ) this year. So in terms of tools, I discovered Yoast. And finally I really SnapApp  . Full disclosure: I’m an advisor. AnnHandley:  I have two: 1.
    [Comments] How to Make a Blogging Business Plan … Whether or Not it’s a Business Blog
    Through comments and feedback __. Share your thoughts with us in the comments. This guest post is by Kelly Watson of Blogging can be a great hobby. But treat it like one, and you may not get the traffic and attention you want. Treat blogging like a business , however, with a detailed plan and scheduled check-ins, and you’ll see results in no time. learned this the hard way. When I first started blogging 10 years ago, I dove in without knowing how to sustain regular updates or gauge my progress. Today, I do. Explain. List up to six. Part three: the content.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #96
    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? "Deciding who should control the flow of information is the defining issue of our time. Our society is mostly based on systems to overcome the coefficient of friction of physical things -- representatives to Washington or Ottawa; goods to their destinations; etc. It's an investment in time that's well worth it." " (Alistair for Hugh).
    [Comments] Chart of the Week: The Information Overload Paradox
    Chart of the Week: The Information Overload Paradox by Andrew Davis on October 20, 2010 · 5 Comments Information Overload Paradox Just because there’s more information available, doesn’t mean one can consume more. Reply Andrew Davis says: October 21, 2010 at 1:01 pm Mike, Thanks so much for the great comment! Home How We Can Help You We’re the Social Media Catalyst Our Content Philosophy Our Blog 5 Links You May Have Missed Last Week Chart of the Week: The Demise of Information Overload Put yourself in the shoes of a consumer right now.
  • 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] My Secret Strategy to Send Surges of Traffic to Your Blog
    Besides SEO, blog commenting, guest posting, Youtube and social media, there is another way. This feedback does two things: In most forums, when a user comments on a thread, that thread is “bumped” to the top of the forum thread topics. In forums, people love to look at popular threads that have lots of views or comments or high star-ratings. This is because it is assumed that when a thread in a forum has many views, comments, or ratings, that thread is valuable and needs to be clicked on. This guest post is by Diggy of
    [Comments] The 11 Definitive Rules of Blogging
    This post was inspired by a variety of comments, tweets, and blog posts of late that suggested I or other well-known blogging “experts&# teach “rules&# or “systems&# of blogging. Today I thought I’d compile a definitive list of must follow rules for bloggers that all successful blogs follow: I was going to stop at ten, but 11 has a much nicer ring to it, don’t you think? Plus point number 11 brings them all together nicely. The reality is that there are no rules. Most of the successful blogs that I’ve come across have something unique about them.
    [Comments] Why My First Blog Failed … and What You Can Learn from My Mistakes
    When I began my blog, I decided to switch comments off. I’d seen some big bloggers do this due to being overwhelmed with comments—and I figured I might as well do it at the start. I was convinced that before long, I would have tons of traffic, and hundreds of people commenting on every post. Treasure their comments—especially in the early days of your blog. Share your best blogging experiences with us in the comments, so we can all learn from one another, and celebrate our successes together. This guest post is by Ali Luke of Aliventures. Where I began. Don’t.
    [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] Top Tips for Getting the Most out of Monetizing Brand/Blog Relationships
    What they mostly (really) want is for readers to be moved to act – whether that’s clicking on a link, commenting, visiting their site or more directly, making a purchase – they almost always have a goal that goes beyond simply “how many people will see this blog post.” With more and more brands trying to carve out their own space in social media, bloggers can get in front of them through simple things like sharing their content, commenting, engaging and striking up a conversation. Thanks Louisa! Working with Brands on Your Blog: What You Need to Know.
    [Comments] Is Blogging Still Relevant in a World of Social Media? [6 Reasons Why I Think It Is]
    The above thoughts (both mine and others) are just scratching the surface of this topic – I’d love to get your perspective on the relevancy of blogging for today in comments below! “How relevant is blogging for today in a world of so many types of social media?” ” I must hear this question – or a variation of it – at least once a week. So I thought I’d open it up for some discussion to the wider ProBlogger community. What do you think? inserting images, sub heading, bolding etc (G+ does give you some of this control) etc. Add Your Thoughts.
    [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 to Create and Host a Blog Carnival
    The carnival posts frequently receive the most comments and trackbacks of any posts on my site. Leveraging the goodwill and/or notoriety that come with commenting on other sites, the Carnival of Wealth’s founder received 20-odd submissions for each of the first few editions. Fans of the submitters who make the cut will leave comments on Control Your Cash, and hopefully bookmark it. This guest post is by Greg McFarlane of Control Your Cash. Everyone has them, except possibly R.L. mean leveraging the work of dozens of other bloggers in your genre, for your mutual benefit.
    [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] How to Write a Blog Post Like a Troublemaker with a Heart of Gold
    Characteristics of Average Troublemakers and Attractive Troublemakers are human qualities, so you’ll notice these personality traits in blog comments, as well as other places online and offline. Use comments as inspiration. Tell me a story in the comments! This guest post is by Stefanie Flaxman of Revision Fairy Small Business Proofreading Services. In a world overflowing with bloggers, there’s the type of troublemaker you love and the type of troublemaker you hate. One introduces his opinion with a strong argument. You admire that he’s confident and direct. It’s offensive.
    [Comments] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #107
    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? "Nothing to see here. Just a guy stripping down and rebuilding a motor over nearly a year, taking pictures of each step so he can put it back together properly. Which makes for an amazing film." " (Alistair for Hugh). The Hidden Economy of Esteem - Cambridge University Press. Or is it more like money? " (Alistair for Mitch). The U.N.
    [Comments] CTRL ALT Delete Book Reviews And Media
    If there are any missing, please let me know in the comment section below and I will add them (many thanks!). In trying to figure out a place to keep reviews and media organized for my second business book, CTRL ALT Delete , I settled on this page. If you're interested in reviews, media and that sort of stuff about the business book, here it is (and it will be updated on a regular basis). But, this is more for archival purposes than self-promotion. If you would like to pre-order the book, please visit this link: CTRL ALT Delete - buy the book. Book Reviews: Amazon - Customers Reviews.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2014
    [Comments] Top Three Takeaways from Finding Readers Week: What Can You Do Today to Create Community?
    Corinne took interacting with her readers to a whole new level when she shared her number-one tip for finding readers – to comment on other people’s blogs. Corinne was consistent in commenting on others’ blogs, and that was a successful strategy. In the first week of May , you heard from several bloggers with unique perspectives on how they grew their readership into a force to be reckoned with. It was the fourth Theme Week we’ve held here on ProBlogger this year, and it was an interesting one. Relationships. The universal sentiment was honour your reader.
    [Comments] The Blogger’s Ultimate Guide to YouTube Success
    Call to action: In your video always ask for people to comment, rate and subscribe your video as this will help your video to rank higher in searches on YouTube. Be active: Reply to every comment you get on the video to start conversations, as this will encourage more comments and interaction on your video resulting in a higher ranking on YouTube. Connect with others: After you have uploaded your video, connect and ask your social network, friends and family to watch, comment and share your video. Share your experience with video marketing in the comments below!
    [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] 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.
    [Comments] The Power To Smile In A Digital World
    It''s something that I didn''t do before (too often). I don''t do nearly enough of it on digital channels. I don''t "like" enough things that you post. I''m not great at sending you a digital high-five on the comments. I don''t tweet back at people to say "thank you." What does true customer service look like? Marketing is edging ever-closer to customer service, and vice-versa. That may not be anything new, as you go to work, buy your holiday gifts and start thinking about how you''re going to affect the brand that you work for in the coming year (and, hopefully, beyond). This is true.
  • 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] 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] 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] 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] 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] Blog Wise Tip 7: Use the Right Tools
    In terms of digital tools, these bloggers stuck with the mainstream software options: Google Apps like Calendars and Docs, Basecamp, and Evernote. “I write whenever ideas come to mind,” Jeff Goins comments. “I use Evernote a lot, whether it’s on my phone or on my laptop, and I’ll just write some ideas down or a quote or whatever, and a lot of that turns into articles later.”. Let us know in the comments. They’re not. Physical tools. Software. They’re just plain text documents, and that’s where I put my to-do lists and half-written posts and that kind of thing.”. Hardware.
    [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] ‘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.
  • 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.
  • 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] 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!
    [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.
    [Comments] The 7 Cs of Business Communication: Make Your Posts Shareworthy Every Time
    Show them the benefit of reading your posts, and gently encourage them to take the desired action—sharing your post, commenting on it, or buying something from you. Do you reply to your comments? Tell us your approach in the comments. This guest post is by Marya of Writing Happiness. When I finished my MBA degree about a decade ago, I undertook a course which taught me how to write great content for my blog. Sceptical? know what you are thinking: blogging wasn’t even around then! Allow me to explain. And I knew it would come in handy one day. Conciseness. Clarity.
    [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] Understanding the Hype Cycle of a Blog
    This is the phase in which one of the following happens to your blog: One or more of your blog posts generates interest, a good amount of readers, shares, and comments. One of more of your blogs is criticized, and you receive negative feedback and comments on your thoughts, and hence the content itself, or the way you’ve presented or written the information. Hardly anyone reads your blogs or ever leaves a comment. Leave a comment to let me know. This guest post is by Nischala Murthy Kaushik. And yes, I believe there is! What is the Hype Cycle? blog marketing.
    [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.
  • 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!
  • DEVUMI  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2015
    [Comments] How to Create a Viral Marketing Campaign: With Examples!
    You can see times when they’re more likely to make a comment, and times when they’re more likely to share. The first thing you need to know about viral marketing is this: There’s never a guarantee that your viral idea will actually catch on. Putting yourself in the best possible situation to go viral is possible, and I’ll give you the tools in this article to possibly go viral. Using videos and images which are directly related to the campaign are essential. Even when you’re trying to go viral through email, a highly text based medium, you still need some great photos. Best photo ever.
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