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A Reference Guide for Social Media Scheduling – Tools and Tactics

Razor Social

Tell us in the comments! The post A Reference Guide for Social Media Scheduling – Tools and Tactics appeared first on Social media and content marketing technology. Scheduling content on social media is critical to your success. Here’s why: Your audience is not online the same time as you and you want to give people the best chance possible of reading your content.

910 Blog Comments You Wrote Here

Ari Herzog

Old content is especially helpful when one sees lots of comments, tweets, and other social sharing metrics reflecting the value of whatever is written. 90 is the number of comments about blog lurking , illustrating why you choose not to comment. 75 is the number of comments about the value of writing negatively , which according to Jeannie Chan, speaks volumes about what you think. 140 is the number of comments about my Foursquare account deletion , proof that you want to know where and what I eat. Why Do You Subscribe to Blog Comments? Media comments

Stop Losing Track of Instagram Comments

The Social Media Hat

Social Media Stop Losing Track of Instagram Comments. Comments From Engaged Followers Are Too Easily Buried In Notifications. You see, when you post a great image to Instagram, it will garner all kinds of likes and comments. Continue to post great images and those likes and comments will pile up gloriously. Comments are effectively buried! Comments you cannot see!

Blog Comment Spammer Leaves Comment. Forgets to Spin the Content.

Bill Hartzer

When you have a fairly popular blog, you have to deal with comment spammers. Unfortunately, blog comment spamming still works apparently, or at least the blog spammers haven’t learned that it doesn’t work. Nonetheless, I’m still amazed at some of the comments left on the blog. Occasionally I get some really funny blog comments. Do {you have|you’ve} any?

8 ways to deal with negative comments in online communities

Laurel Papworth

How do you respond to a negative comment in an online community,  on Facebook? Shut the Page down, ban the commenter, suck up to them? Well, every company does it differently, but let’s look at corporate vs personal voice when dealing with negative comments. 1. Ignore the negative social media commenter. Remove the comment, Ban the commenter.

The Ultimate Guide to Leaving Comments On Blogs

ProBlogger

Benefits of Leaving Comments on Other People’s Blogs. 1. Building your own profile – leaving a comment gets you seen. Leaving a good comment can make people pay attention. 2. Getting to know other bloggers – leaving a comment can often be a great way to get on the radar of another blogger. 4. You never know where a great comment might lead!

The best tips for online writing with reference to famous celebrities (Article for training purposes)

The Way of the Web

You can also gain inbound links by posting comments on relevant blogs in the same subject area as your article, as long as you leave genuine and interesting comments and your article is relevant. Writing online, optimising for search engines and marketing your digital content via social media isn’t rocket science. Social Media and inbound links.

Business Blogging: Five Reasons You Have No Readers

Spin Sucks

While you may be tempted to give every other blog post a super creative headline or artsy (but not terribly compelling) lead with an obscure literary reference that will make you feel like a smarty-pants, remember: You’re  business blogging. Not just a “great post” comment with a link back to your blog. You interact with anyone who comments on your blog. It happens.

How to Build a Community that Thrives

Spin Sucks

The magic happens not when you begin to get comments on your content, but when those people begin talking to one another. In fact, just yesterday I was emailing with a student who said he and his girlfriend are  huge Spin Sucks readers and they met, not in class, but in the comments here. They want to know their comments or content resonates. Comment on and share their content.

Disable Comments for a Better Blog

ProBlogger

Disable comments. In the past, whenever I did I’d usually receive a comment from the other blogger, thanking me for the link. That would be the comment in its entirety: some variation of “Thanks for linking to me.”. These comments and their brethren did nothing to propel the dialogue. The thank-yous were in addition to the comments that said “I agree with that one point you made,” and that perhaps included an anecdote that no one beyond the commenter’s family would ever be interested in. 98.2% of the comments were effectively meaningless.

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Six Simple Public Relations Efforts that Take Less than 10 Minutes

Spin Sucks

Rather than contact reporters for yourself, refer a friend or colleague and copy them on the email. Even Comment on Blog Posts. Make it a habit to comment on industry-related and personal blogs of colleagues, consumers, and associated enthusiasts. Communication PR affiliate marketing blog commenting Google HARO help a reporter out open site explorer penguin update SER Twitter

My thoughts on Facebook’s commenting system

The Way of the Web

There’s been a lot of debate around Facebook’s new commenting system, particularly due to the fact it is currently being tested on Techcrunch. Matthew Ingram does a good job of summarising at GigaOm, although the heart of the debate seems to be in the comments section of Robert Scoble’s post (I pop up a couple of times in the comments!). There are various reasons for allowing a choice of commenting profile, whether or not that includes the facility for anonymity in an easy or more complicated manner – such as creating a fake Facebook account.

Our Pleasanton Young Professionals Presentation: A Wrap Up & Reference

Navolutions

You can use the following guide to reference what we covered and access a few of the tools that we mentioned in the presentation.  If you have any other questions about what we covered, or how we can help with your SEO & SEM, you’re always welcome to leave us a comment or  contact us directly. Other Signals  - Google uses citations (references to your company on the internet, with or without links), social signals (such as how many people are following you on Facebook), and other signals (such as your Yelp reviews) to determine how your website should rank. Yelp).

Reviewing 30 Days of Livefyre Activity

Ari Herzog

If visitors remained near-constant, what of comments? Disregarding the initial article that introduced the comment system, the subsequent 11 articles saw an average 8 comments. It is notable that frequent commentators prior to July 25 are no longer here — but that may also be due to my commenting on their blogs less. Questions develop every week about the commenting interface and kudos to support whiz Jenna Langer for her quick responses. Blog Commenters: Question For You. Blog News commentsJune 27: 516. July 4: 338. July 11: 430.

Get and Keep Readers

Geoff Livingston

The way content gets found today with social validation and search requires that posts, videos and pictures get referred to and talked about by others. Further, professionalism means engaging your commenters , on and off your blog with respect. Too many times I debated commenters rather than simply thank them for investing the time to comment. So serve them well.

Why Livefyre is Here and How It Helps You

Ari Herzog

You don’t want to be required to sign up for a user profile to write a comment. You want stress-free commenting. You are opposed to comment registration and you support creating conversations. You comment on blogs with the hope that people reading your comments will visit your site. Livefyre promotes commenting through social media. True or false?

Hitwise Reports News and Media's Share of Search-Referred Traffic.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Hitwise Reports News and Media’s Share of Search-Referred Traffic Declining by Adam Sherk on May 19, 2009 According to data released by Hitwise a few days ago, News & Media is one of the few categories showing a YoY decline in share of search-referred traffic: Fortunately the majority of sites we work with in this category are bucking the trend, as most are seeing strong improvements in YoY search engine referral traffic thus far this year. What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

Hitwise Reports News and Media's Share of Search-Referred Traffic.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Hitwise Reports News and Media’s Share of Search-Referred Traffic Declining by Adam Sherk on May 19, 2009 According to data released by Hitwise a few days ago, News & Media is one of the few categories showing a YoY decline in share of search-referred traffic: Fortunately the majority of sites we work with in this category are bucking the trend, as most are seeing strong improvements in YoY search engine referral traffic thus far this year. What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

How To Tackle Negative Comments While Managing Community In Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Well you do not have to be a community member to receive negative feedback / response or a comment. While sometime the comments 'may' not be 'useful', other times certain comments are necessary to be heard and addressed to. When the comments are directly towards you at a personal level you may tend to re-act a little more strongly. Before we re-act to negative comments we need to have a basic understanding towards the human mind set. There are a couple of ways in which one should re-act or rather let me say 'address' negative comments. Silence speaks.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #121

Twist Image

The Most Revealing Job Interview Question - Referly. Now it's your turn: in the comment section below pick one thing that you saw this week that inspired you and share it. referly. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? The Silent History Is The Most Fun Ebook Yet - 52 Tiger. "Every time I make time to sit down with Hugh, he makes me reconsider what books are. and what they can be. Not just enhanced content, but true interaction. Well, this time I've found something for him. Awesome."

Why “No Comment” is the Worst Thing You Can Say

Spin Sucks

Recall a few weeks back when Spin Sucks featured a post called “ How ‘No Comment’ Has Edelman in Trouble.&# It revealed how both Edelman and Best Buy dropped the ball on having someone on-hand and well-versed to discuss the new video program they were launching. That changed one day after one of the national radio hosts we advertise with made salacious comments live on-air.

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Please Comment on WOMMA’s Ethics Code

Socialized

The Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA ) is seeking public comments on its Ethics Code until January 5. The recently introduced FTC Guidelines, in fact, make numerous positive references to WOMMA’s Ethics Code. As a next step in the process, WOMMA is working to finalize explicit best practices for social media disclosure for both marketers and bloggers (like the FTC, WOMMA applies the term “bloggers&# to refer to individuals posting online content, whatever the channel). For some, the business ethics of social media present a quandary.

Mass Engagement: How to Get Hundreds of Tweets & Comments On Your.

Viper Chill

Even though I do such little promotion, many posts get hundreds of retweets and comments. Twitter is consistently a top 10 referring source of traffic to this website. Although you can automate Twitter traffic and get a ton of untargeted visitors, the type of targeted traffic I’m referring to in this post can be massive in helping you to promote your blog. Bugger! Thanks!

The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It’s why I respond to every comment on my posts. Sound off in the comments. SMEDIAM - The Social Media Channel for Growing Your Business Online August 4, 2010 at 9:07 am { 140 comments… read them below or add one } David Siteman Garland July 29, 2010 at 9:14 am Amen, Tamar. Reply Virginia July 29, 2010 at 10:50 am Your comments are so on-the-mark. Will You?

My Yearly Social Media Douchebag Audit

Jason Yormark

Feel free to post your own questions in the comments and I’ll be more then happy to answer them as well! Reference yourself as any of the following: “social media expert”, “social media ninja”, “social media rock star”, “social media guru”, “social media warlord”, or any other warrior reference. for   anyone who can identity the movie quote in the comments).

How 1:1 Social Media Engagement Impacts Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

It’s our belief here at Ignite that every interaction our clients receive on their social channels is worthy of a response (with a few exceptions, like spam or trolls), whether it’s a personalized thank you or simply ‘liking’ a consumer comment. Sometimes, as a community manager, it becomes increasingly difficult over time to interact with every comment in a unique, personalized fashion.

Why Every Markerter in 2016 Needs to Be a (Part-Time) Designer: 53 Design Terms and Tips to Level-Up

Buffer Social

Kerning refers to the space between two specific letters (or other characters: numbers, punctuation, etc.) Tracking is similar to kerning in that it refers to the spacing between letters or characters. The x-height refers to the distance between the baseline and the mean line of lower-case letters in a typeface. Saturation refers to the intensity or purity of a color.

Dos & Don’ts Regarding What to Post this Memorial Day

Ignite Social Media

DO: Post a general comment, recognizing the holiday. Patriotic And it makes no reference to Amazon. This post invokes feelings of summer, without any overt references to Memorial Day. Memorial Day is almost upon us once again. For millions of Americans, the holiday is a chance to remember those in the military who sacrificed their lives for our country. Who is IHOP thanking?

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Understanding Twitter: Best Ways to Tweet

yMarketingMatters

It also gives you a way to save your favorite tweets in your Favorite folder so you can refer back to it later. As always, please leave your comments and feedback! Twitter is a remarkable social media platform for your business. It’s a way to connect with or find your customers, partners and vendors, follow thought leaders, and keep up with what your competition is doing! Mentions.

Understanding Twitter: Best Ways to Tweet

yMarketingMatters

It also gives you a way to save your favorite tweets in your Favorite folder so you can refer back to it later. As always, please leave your comments and feedback! Twitter is a remarkable social media platform for your business. It’s a way to connect with or find your customers, partners and vendors, follow thought leaders, and keep up with what your competition is doing! Mentions.

This One Thing Has Become The New SEO Reputation Management Secret This Year

Webbiquity SMM

For example, you could reference content pieces from your LinkedIn articles to your Twitter profile, and boost its “trust”, resulting in higher rankings for that web property. 2) Social Proof. And, you have to monitor this conversation continually, and respond to all – either positive, neutral and negative comments or specific mentions. Guest post by Jon Rognerud.

10 Questions You Should Ask Your Social Media “Expert”, “Guru” or “Wizard”

SocMed Sean

your customers, members, employees, etc…) 6) Can you provide me with a list of client references in my industry? If they don’t have references… be cautious. 7) What is your perception of social media marketing and how will it help my in my business goals? Feel free to share them via comments or tweets! Will you provide me with links to your accounts?

Understanding Facebook EdgeRank [Infographics]

Pamorama

Examples of Edges include status updates, comments, likes, and shares. It looks at whether or not you’ve previously interacted with a post or whether your friends are engaging with it — actions taken into consideration include liking, sharing, commenting, and messaging. It refers to how long the Edge has been alive — expressed mathematically, it is 1 ÷ (Time Since Action).

5 Reasons Your Facebook Ads Aren’t Performing

agora pulse

After a week, drop the one that is performing the least and make a note for future reference. 5. Not Not Managing Comments. If you are not managing comments on your dark posts then you are definitely missing out and your ads will not perform as well as they should. TAKEAWAY – The Agorapulse dashboard allows you to view and respond to comments on dark posts.

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11 Simple Design Tips to Enhance Your Social Media Images

Buffer Social

Got any favorite social media design tips or principles that we’re missing ? I’d love to hear about them in the comments! 1. What they may be referring to is the contrast in an image. Scale, by definition, refers to the deliberate sizing of various elements within your design. It’s also what people often refer to as “ consistent branding.”

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Five Tips for Writing Case Studies that Rock

Spin Sucks

References and Citations Once you’ve gathered all of the pertinent information to design your case studies, you need to pull it all together in an imaginative manner to connect with your readers. Keep a praise file of favorable comments from clients to draw from—with their permission, of course. Comments Eleanor Pierce Eleanor, I totally agree with you. Great! Overdeliver. By

Introducing Facebook Contact View With Message History

Sprout Social

Over time an individual can comment on your post, write on your Page, tag your brand in their status update or reach out to your brand on Messenger. Whether you’re responding to a comment or managing social communication as a team, access to Facebook message history is critical in creating a consistent, personalized experience. Public comments and replies. Page’s sent comments and replies to a specific customer. Click reply on any Facebook message type including public comments, replies, Page mentions and private messages, including those within Messenger.

Content Marketing: How to Measure Its Effectiveness [Infographic]

Pamorama

Consideration: Inspiring potential customers to engage, read, download, comment, share, etc. These discussions reference content, which builds links and positively impacts search and social media awareness. Content marketing metrics can be confusing and preoccupy your time, so start by selecting a just a few fundamentals to measure. What makes this process so tricky? Likes. Traffic.

8 Tips for Managing a Social Media Crisis

Pamorama

Your plan should include having easy access your Terms of Service, so you can reference them if needed. Keep your cool Never get into a public argument with users by posting something negative or argumentative in response to their comments. How in the world could this have happened?! Rage spills over to other social networks and influential bloggers are decimating your reputation. The

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SEO Metrics for Publishers: How are You Tracking and Measuring Success?

Adam Sherk

Total number of referring keywords – this is less insightful than it used to be due to the Google secure search “keyword not provided” issue, but it is still worth capturing this data. Top referring keywords – this is also less insightful now but still useful to examine, both for the site overall and for specific sections and high-priority content. Primary Success Metrics.