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Will Social Media Influence The Travel Channel Launch's of "Deep Fried America?" An interview with host Jay Ducote

Diva Marketing Blog

Seems the Scripps Networks Interactive  brass thought so too because they offered Jay an amazing opportunity to film a pilot for a sister network, Travel Channel. Diva Marketing : Before we dive into how you’re using social media to support the Travel Channel pilot for your pilot of  Deep Fried America , let’s set the stage for the peeps in our community who may not now But are soon to be (!)

Building a New Kind of Cruise Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Regular WUL readers know that Shonali (a friend and former colleague at Socialmedia.biz ) showcases guest posts about how to build, engage and sustain an online community, among other things. And I’m hoping you can tell us if our strategy makes sense or if it sucks (don’t hold back!), so that others might gain insights for their own community efforts. We just launched our travel tech start-up, Cruiseable , three weeks ago after a year of work. know that my peers in the digital generations don’t want to traipse down to a storefront to spend an hour with a travel agent.

Get Ready for the Bots – on Facebook Messenger

Mindjumpers

Facebook Messenger was released 5 years ago and now has over 900 million users. Originally receiving a flood of negativity towards a standalone messaging app , compared to one simple Facebook app, users seem to be warming to it. Facebook is now venturing into their next Messenger-based project: bots. Facebook Reactions – Three Months On. Open for Business.

Facebook: Improving Employee Communications?

Waxing UnLyrical

Whether you want to go for coffee, meet a friend or keep yourself posted on your friends’ birthdays, Facebook is where today’s generation updates each other by sharing the minutest details of their lives on the platform. Today, though, Facebook isn’t so much about friends, family or clients who are trying to connect with today’s generation. reading and traveling.

Meet Joseph Mwakima, the Ultimate Community Manager

Geoff Livingston

In online circles we believe a community manager is someone who cultivates and activates a group or a brand following on a social network. But unlike his American counterparts, Joseph doesn’t use a Facebook Group, Instagram or Twitter as primary tools of his job (though he is on those networks ). He’s also college educated, speaks fluent English, and is well travelled.

7 Facebook Marketing Case Studies

Pamorama

Learn some inventive ways to integrate Facebook into your social media marketing strategy. Every day, businesses are inspired to bring creative marketing ideas to life on Facebook in ways that have a real impact on their bottom line. Many have discovered how to leverage their Facebook communities to strengthen brand loyalty and communicate directly with customers.

What A Dog’s Cancer Taught Me About Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Thanks to the relative flexibility of running my own business and incredibly understanding partners and clients, I was able to reduce business travel to the bare minimum to focus on finding the best treatment options—and venue—for Suzy. tell you all this not to make excuses for being away, but because part of being in a community means we share what’s going on. Through Facebook.

How To Use Facebook Audience Insights For Better Targeting

agora pulse

Are you struggling with Facebook ads targeting? Discovering what your perfect customers are interested in is one of the most crucial parts of Facebook advertising. Why Facebook Audience Insights Matters. The greatest thing about Facebook advertising is the ability to reach super specific audiences. For me, Audience Insights is the most important tool on Facebook.

The “Facebook for Business” Site: An Official Step-by-Step Guide to Facebook

Mindjumpers

Yesterday, Facebook introduced their newly designed site that guides businesses through the many possibilities of Facebook Pages. The site gives you very pedagogical explanations of the various features of Facebook Pages and plenty of graphics to go along with the educational guide. Instead, the focus is on how to use particular Facebook features. Four easy steps.

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For Travel Destinations: Working Well with Bloggers

Bare Feet Studios

Light, chatty, link-sharing takes place on Twitter and Facebook. Photos are shared on Twitter, Facebook, and Flickr, where they can be seen by thousands of others. Here’s how you can interact with New Media Artists, aka Travel Bloggers: * Introduce yourself on Twitter and their blogs ; interact with questions and suggestions for their visit. Introduce them to others in the community. Point them to your website or Facebook page. Post welcome messages to each artist on Twitter and Facebook the day of their arrival. Program Overview. That includes you too.

2015: The Year of Redefining Your Basic Needs

Spin Sucks

After that we finally move to social needs—community, friendship, love, and affection. Community Drives Everything One prevalent argument is the third tier placement of social need and belongingness in Maslow’s hierarchy. During Thanksgiving I volunteered with Wayside Food Programs , a fantastic organization that provides community meals weekly across Portland.

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

The FutureOfMedia Discussion site The New Fourth Estate is Social Media The Function of News in Community Commercialization of Human Stories De-Commercialization of Human Stories Problem Journalism vs Solution Journalism Product vs Process Journalism What is a Newspaper’s Product Anyway? Facebook reaches 1.1 The Function of News in Community. Their own staff? Fairfax? Really?

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

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Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started! As publishers continue to rely on the outside social web to foster their communities, they often witness dire consequences. Sites have experienced a dramatic decrease in core metrics and a dispersion of their most passionate community members. more social and real-time community will self-perpetuate content. Used it?

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on May 5, 2010 Share As much as Facebook may not be kind to businesses , it’s still a tremendously valuable business tool.

Four Tips for Bloggers Who Want to Work with the Travel Industry

ProBlogger

People are attracted to travel blogging for a lot of reasons. Still others are attracted to the niche travel blogoshpere for the sheer love of travel, and any partnerships with the travel industry are a bonus. While it is possible for a successful travel blogger to participate in media trips, the way we interact with the travel industry is key to our long-term success. After all, many of us operate our travel blog just like any other blog: it’s a business and the relationships we make with industry are not just important, they’re vital. Period.

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

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Mashable | The Social Media Guide Viral Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video About Mashable Company About Us Advertise Submit News Contact Us Announcements Resources Guidebooks Lists How To Trending Twitter List Directory Mashable Awards Subscriptions Partners W3 EDGE Rackspace Concentric Sky DynDNS Intridea Welcome to Mashable! link] Your Business’ Online Community [.]

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What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

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Mashable | The Social Media Guide Viral Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video About Mashable Company About Us Advertise Submit News Contact Us Announcements Resources Guidebooks Lists How To Trending Twitter List Directory Mashable Awards Subscriptions Partners W3 EDGE Rackspace Concentric Sky DynDNS Intridea Welcome to Mashable! Do You Need A Community Manager?

Alicia Travels: Farm & More Event, Edinburgh

Absolute PA

It’s worth over £2 billion a year adding valuable skills and jobs to rural communities. News Business benefits of Twitter Facebook for business Internet Marketing Services LinkedIn for business social media for business social media presentationsThis is all as a result of my talk at The Speciality Fine Food Trade Fair at Olympia in London last year.

Eleven Ways Facebook Page Timelines Change Your Content Strategy

SocialFish

The new Facebook page timeline layout changes the way your organization needs to think about content. Previously, a Facebook Page content strategy was primarily focused on two things: Custom Tabs – The the content strategy for custom tabs (landing tabs) focused on engaging visitors with a clear call to action in mind. It has to be about your community. Think Pinterest. 9.

36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

It’s hard to overstate the impact of Facebook. Having long ago passed MySpace as the most popular social network, Facebook recently replaced Google as the most-visited website in the U.S. Find out here in three dozen of the best Facebook marketing guides of last year—along with some interesting stats and even counterpoints from a few naysayers and holdouts. As A.J.

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How To Be Inspired At Work

Twist Image

Be more involved in our community. Spend more time travelling. Click on the links that people share on Facebook. Do some volunteer work in an effort to help your community and meet other interesting people. Create something. I don''t know about you, but I''ve seen some of the most uninspired people at work literally come to life - and become entirely other people - when they post on Facebook. They can be major ones, like taking your savings and going off to travel. facebook. travel. It''s easy to read between the lines. Meditate more.

Social Media in the Industry: Customization is the Key to Success

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Over the past couple years, one of the most common questions from business owners has been, “Do I need to be on Facebook and/or Twitter?&# to increase visibility in the online community. To Facebook or Not to Facebook? As of November 2010, there are more than 500 million active Facebook users, 50% of whom login every day. Tourism/Travel/Hospitality.

Think Like Zuck: 5 Secrets of Success of Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There can be few companies that have become part of so many people’s daily lives in such a short space of time as Facebook. discuss the answers to this question in more detail in my book “ Think Like Zuck: The Five Business Secrets of Facebook’s Improbably Brilliant CEO Mark Zuckerberg ”, but in this post I wanted to share some quick insights around the five key elements of success.

Visual Analytics: Find Your Brand’s Visual Influencers

Talkwalker SM

Images and videos play an ever increasing role in the way people interact on social media, as attested by the rise of visual-oriented platforms such as Instagram, Pinterest and Snapchat, and the increasing visual focus of  giants such as Twitter and Facebook. And You should have already heard this statistic: over 1.8 billion pictures are shared online every day. Screenshot from @mrslvoemon.

Four Types of Status Updates for Improving Social Media Engagement on Facebook and Twitter

Laurel Papworth

Just because you’ve got a Facebook Page and  Twitter Account doesn’t mean anyone is interested in what you have to say. If social media is the medium or channel then social object is the content that travels that channel, passed hand to hand, mouth to ear, tweet to retweet, Like to Share. quick glance of any Facebook Page would show you these four I think. 1.

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How to Create a Call-to-Action for All of Your Content

Spin Sucks

Let’s look at three different examples of how to build a call-to-action through building community, generating leads, and driving sales. Someone said, Why don’t we let people pick our brains through our Facebook page? And so the Facebook question of the week was born. Vistage is a professional development organization for business leaders. Our time equals money. You read.

Social Media During Emergencies

Akamai Marketing

The feeling of helplessness is overwhelming; social media kept me connected and as importantly let people know I was safe.  I couldn’t help but reflect on the fact that the tsunami sirens didn’t tell me as much as Twitter did.  Is Twitter today’s warning siren?  I was reliant exclusively on Twitter (mostly), Facebook  and my car radio to get updates for the tsunami. If a community-based hashtag already exists as is the case with #hitsunami, then consider using that hashtag. wasn’t alone. Evacuees throughout the state were convening online and offline.

Why is Grandma Using Facebook and Uncle Joe Using Twitter? 10 Social Media Statistics That May Surprise You

Social Media Citizens

Recently I was looking at some very interesting statistics reported by Yougov.com which illustrated some very interesting trends.  I thought I would share them with you as they may just change the way you think about sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube. Woman are more likely to go on Facebook multiple times per day. 28% of Facebook users are over 55.

An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > An Open Letter to Facebook An Open Letter to Facebook by Tamar Weinberg on April 28, 2010 Share I started this letter before f8, so for the record, it’s not about anything new. like you, Facebook, I do. Neither does Facebook, apparently. link].

How I Started Making $3,000 a Month Blogging About Travel

ProBlogger

It has been about one full year since I started blogging about travel, and I have started to generate $3,000 or more a month via my travel blogs. have started to make at least $3,000 a month via my main travel blog, wanderingtrader.com. What it turned into was my own personal travel blog about my passion for travel, and tips about day trading and travel. Instead of talking about ways to make money blogging I’m going to share how I managed to start making $3,000 a month via my travel blog in less than a year. Top 50 Influencers in Travel.

“Reclaim Blogging”: Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook

gapingvoid.com

Home Buy Art Here Stormhoek Winer(y) Hughs Book Daily Cartoon Email About Contact/Connect Home Hugh MacLeod Cartoons drawn on the back of business cards August 19, 2011 (3 days ago) “Reclaim Blogging&# : Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook. Earlier today I told everybody on Twitter and Facebook, that I’m leaving Twitter and Facebook. Facebook. Go me!

How to Build Community for Niche Site Success

ProBlogger

But then again, I never expected the little website I created to keep friends and family informed about Jerry’s progress to become the largest online community for canine amputees and their people either. We considered a number of different ventures during our three years on the road, but that thing turned out to be right under our noses, and the Tripawds Blogs community was born.

#SocialPowWow: A meeting ground for Communicators & Marketers

Waxing UnLyrical

While most of my friends and family are on Facebook and “addicted” to this social network, I choose to meet and interact with new people on Twitter. Before I tell you more about it, I’d like to give a BIG shout out to the hosts of chats and the respective communities who helped me learn and increase knowledge over the years and yes, I have built strong relationships with them over time! I was introduced to the world of Twitter chats by Shonali, and the first ever Twitter chat that I tuned in to was, of course, #MeasurePR. reading and traveling. How did these chats help me?

How Customer Service on Social Media Helps Your Brand [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Bad news travel fast in social media and can quickly spiral out of control. 35% of retailers actually erased a customer’s question on their Facebook Page. Customer service Social Media Brands communication Community Management customer service InfographicInclude social media as part of your customer service strategy. Brands that don’t, lose. Click on either image to enlarge.

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Scenes From The Frontlines

Twist Image

Not the usual business travel, but a luggage set for the family. The thing is that this business has a Facebook page, they're on Twitter and they're constantly putting up videos on YouTube. really, really care about travel and their consumers. Just look at the customer service diatribes you can see on Twitter, Facebook, Yelp and beyond. business travel. community manager. facebook. travel. A post Christmas story that is worthy of your attention. I was in the market for luggage. found what I was looking for (sort of). Sales Rep: No. brand.

How Fairmont Hotels Used Facebook Contest to Segment Audiences

Convince & Convert

Fairmont Hotels and Resorts recently rolled out a Facebook contest in coordination with ePrize called Everyone’s An Original Personality that matched fans up to their lifestyle interests to help define their travel personality. “We’re always looking for fun and creative ways to engage with our fans and followers,” shares Andrea Johnson, Executive Director, CRM at Fairmont.

Disconnected in a Hyper-Connected World

Almost Savvy

We connect on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, email, IM chat and (surprise, surprise) sometimes we even talk on the telephone. You are also invited to connect with others interested in social media on the friendly folks on the  Almost Savvy page on Facebook where we share news and tips. It had been nagging me for months, though I couldn’t put my finger on exactly what it was.

Social Solute: 4 Brands on Social Media to Admire This Year

Ignite Social Media

If you haven’t heard, Facebook Live is taking off by storm. Yes, you read that correctly: the famous pancake house’s first Facebook Live video featured three plates stacked with delicious pancakes while ocean waves crashed blissfully on the shore in the background. Red Bull talks about activities that require energy, like intense sports, traveling, or exams. Airbnb. Absolutely.

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Hotels and Social Media Travel Tourism

Laurel Papworth

know that travel consumers booking via my hotel website i.e. direct customers are more loyal, bring more revenue and tend to travel more often. In 2009, even the top 30 major hotel brands t increased their dependence on the Online Travel Agencies (OTAs)-from 25.4% a year ago to 30% of CRS bookings in Q3 2009 (eTRAK). companies use Facebook and 45% Twitter. Aaah Holidays.

10 Examples of Social Media ROI [Infographic]

Pamorama

Traveling salespeople knew their audience well, and went door-to-door to deliver custom personal messages about their products to willing buyers. It’s very easy to just start measuring your ROI by counting how many Twitter followers and Facebook friends you have. Channels used: Twitter, Facebook, and blog. Built a community of 13,000. Does social media drive ROI?

Lessons in Listening and Customer Outreach From Chobani

Waxing UnLyrical

The Chobani Facebook page. And the company has used a lot of the techniques I discussed recently, right here on WUL, on growing your Facebook community. Here is a short Q&A with Ashley Butler , Chobani’s Community Coordinator, who is based in NYC (the center of their marketing operations): WUL : I am curious: how many cups of yogurt do you guys sell in a day?

12 Visual Content Marketing Ideas that Get Shared Like Mad

Pam Moore

Sharing stories of travel, corporate and customer events. Tips for using coupons on the top social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. The days of only using textual content marketing to build your brand, attract, inspire, engage and empower your audience and customers are long gone. If you are only using textual marketing you are already falling behind. Source: WebDam Infographic.

3 Tips for Maximizing Engagement With Facebook Likes and Shares

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