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Why the Boston Globe Shouldn’t Be Building Community on Facebook


——— My favorite Associations Now author, Ernie Smith, wrote a great article  about building community around your most engaged users. Kudos to the Boston Globe for recognizing that creating a community for its most engaged readers is a great tactic. But a Facebook Group as the home for that community? But online communities? Amen–my favorite topic!

4 iPhone Apps for Choosing a Restaurant


Many apps are being developed for iPhone and other smart phones that can find you restaurants, cafes, and places to shop for something special.  Here are 4 great iPhone apps for choosing a restaurant. Yelp for your iPhone can do these things for you.  In the mood for a taco or an Irish brew?  Use your iPhone to help you decide where to eat? French or Chinese?  Alfred.

Small Business Marketing Through iPhone Apps | Small Business.

Small Business Mavericks

Small businesses are even getting in on the picture and it won’t be long before having your own iPhone app is going to be as important as having your own website. There are all sorts of ways to get creative with iPhone apps. Now is the time to start thinking about how you can keep your customers tuned into your business through their iPhones. About Us What’s a Maverick?

Four Dating Apps for iPhone


The app’s community feature weeds out the weirdos and pervs so I guess you’ll have to meet me elsewhere. iPhone Apps Tech & Gadgets datehookup dating dating apps for iphone dating apps iphone dating dna dating dna free iphone dating app iphone dating apps skout zooskPerhaps some things are better left unknown. Zoosk.  . Skout. Dating DNA Free.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

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10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook by Tamar Weinberg on March 17, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Itamar Kestenbaum. Check it out!

Why Podcasts Work: Five Reasons to Start One

Spin Sucks

quickly became reliant on my iPod to sooth my road rage and talk me through long trips. I now enjoy the luxuries of my iPhone, downloading music and podcasts on the fly. I , along with most of my generation, am reliant on instant streaming for a large portion of my knowledge. Communication Podcasts dr. laura iPhone ipod marketing tactics npr satellite radio seth godin tribesLow Cast .

38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

Manage all of your social media accounts from a single login on your iPhone? Cool iPhone Apps. free iPhone app for discovering what events are happening in your area, who you know that’s going to each, browse ideas from nightclubs to museums to movies (along with ratings), connect with others who are attending the same events and share thoughts and photos. PingTags.

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Increase Blog Traffic with These 12 Ideas

Spin Sucks

couple of years ago, I attended a pre-conference session on how to use your iPhone to create images for your content. Create Blog Social Media build social media followers community building grow blog grow content readers increase blog subscribers increase blog trafficBy Gini Dietrich. ” But, actually, it’s not Facebook. It’s me. Increase Blog Traffic. Test pop-ups.

A Brief Introduction to The New Community Rules: Marketing on the.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > A Brief Introduction to The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web A Brief Introduction to The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web by Tamar Weinberg on July 15, 2009 Share After years of trial and error and months of writing, The New Community Rules ( O’Reilly link | Amazon link ) has been released, and I wanted to dive into some of the concepts I discuss in the book, many of which I hope to explore in depth in future blog posts.

mizz information: List of Nonprofit Social Media and Community Managers

skip to main | skip to sidebar mizz information Monday, February 1, 2010 List of Nonprofit Social Media and Community Managers Every time I see Jeremiah Owyangs list of corporate social media strategists and community managers I wonder when hell do a similar list for companies with fewer than 1,000 employees--or nonprofits, for that matter. Im a BitMom The Community Roundtable About Me Maggie McGary I am an online community & social media manager at an association and am fascinated by (obsessed with?)

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Flash Mobs Go Social in India

Waxing UnLyrical

What the iPhone is to smart phones, flash mobs are to marketing. While a slew of such campaigns have taken place in India, one that caught the fancy of many is the recent flash mob organized by the IBM OnDemand Community. Ancita Satija Guest Posts Marketing Social Media CMO flash mobs IBM iphone social videoFlash mobs have a way of engaging the audience. reading and traveling. Learn

Mobile Positioning: A Business Must

Webbiquity SMM

Focusing on just the iPhone ignores huge sections of your market. The very next day, they launched an iPhone app, and invited the Mobile VIP club members to download it. By targeting their audience through their mobile devices, they amassed an entire community they can tap into to promote special events, drive sales and introduce new products. Guest post by University Alliance.

Crowdsourced Funding: How to ask for $75K but get $1.5million

Laurel Papworth

Casey Hopkins asked people to fund his new project to make a better dock for the iPhone. How does one build a community that will give money to a project? Kickstarter is an online community where you put up your project that you need funding, in this case to make a new dock for the iPhone. The community then decides to put money in, if the project is worth it.

The Blog Turns 20 This Year

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In a world where books are moving from bookshelves to iPhones , I still believe in words. could not believe that if my words resonated, I would be able to find my own audience and build my own community. iphone. online community. Can you believe it? I had to re-read the headline a couple of times as well. It made me do a double-take. Twenty years is a long time. No more.

7 Levels of Social Media Engagement

Laurel Papworth

LinkedIn is blocked because someone mentioned someone once found a job on this online community. And the CEO would quite like an iPhone app. The online community is unaware they are being listened to, and couldn’t care less if they were. The company has decided that our DVDs aren’t really the thing so why not put them up online communities? One day. Artists?

Key To Inbound Marketing: Buy an iPhone

Spin Sucks

Speaking of the latter – helping businesses “get found” – I always say the same thing during each marketing training session: “Buy an iPhone.” I have found the iPhone to be the quintessential gadget for doing your best work in social media. And the iPhone fits the bill, perfectly. What specific apps do you use on your iPhone to drive inbound marketing? Next up? Thanks.

The Next Billion-Dollar Startup

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The company was co-founded by Jack Dorsey (known as one of the creators of Twitter ) as a simple way for anyone to accept an electronic payment through their mobile phone, by either swiping a card through the Square card reader (which clicks into the headphone jack of an iPhone ) or by manually entering the information through an app. iphone. The truth about Instagram. There wasn't a building high enough for me to jump off of when I first heard about Facebook acquiring Instagram for a billion dollars two weeks ago. Again. Will it be for more money? Pinterest. angry birds. google.

The Internet Could Be Closed For Business

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People were publishing online journals and creating communities around very obscure areas of interest. An iPhone is useless without iTunes and the digital content to put on it. It's much easier to get trained on your iPhone by the people at Apple and buy your post-purchase care from them as well. iphone. online community. Once upon a time. It wasn't too long ago that many media pundits felt that the Internet would tip the scales from the mass media-controlled world to an open, freer, world where any one individual could wield their own publishing power. apple.

My 9 Favorite iPhone Social Media Apps |

Jason Yormark Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Apple , Social Media / My 9 Favorite iPhone Social Media Apps | Subcribe via RSS My 9 Favorite iPhone Social Media Apps February 22nd, 2010 Posted in Apple , Social Media Tweet Share As if spending countless hours on the computer with social media wasn’t enough, there’s a quite a few excellent apps out there that help you manage, monitor and communicate through your social media channels on the go. Regardless, here are my 9 favorite social media iPhone apps. 1.

Get Your Chipotle On – iPhone Style! | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Get Your Chipotle On – iPhone Style! Written on August 29, 2009 by Justin Levy in applications , food , iphone , restaurants 18 Comments - Leave a comment! Enter the Chipotle Mexican Grill iPhone app. All from your iPhone.  Now I need to get an iPhone! do it.

Kick Your Competitor’s Ass

Geoff Livingston

That’s just part of being a good community member. See Google Android versus iPhone (open versus closed operating systems). Marketing android civility competition google iPhone marketing nice radioheadYes, you did read the headline correctly. One of the most annoying flavors of kumbaya in social media circles remains the idea that we should all get along. Ignore them.

WIWT launches and networks of shared interest

The Way of the Web

It’s pretty easy to use, although I haven’t been able to take advantage of the WIWT iPhone app. Lessons for communities and brands: Start small and build up – a small thriving village or online community feels like something you want to be a part of. huge empy city or community feels like something you want to get out of straight away. No, sorry.

Has Social Media Killed Off Privacy?

Laurel Papworth

What with Tom Tom selling our GPS data to the police that then book us for speeding, and facial recognition connecting our faces to our social networks and the privacy implications that entails,  are we thinking enough about the big issues in our rush to upload, tag and share content in online communities? I’ve finally figured out how to use my iPhone as a GPS Navigation system.

5 New Business Books That You Should Read (But Probably Never Heard Of)

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Based on interviews with hundreds of children and adults, it describes new, unsettling relationships between friends, lovers, parents, and children, and new instabilities in how we understand privacy and community, intimacy and solitude. We consistently respond positively to any product that reminds us of play - the iPhone with its bright colors and fun features is a perfect example. iphone. There is a lot of great business book reading happening right now. It is a story of emotional dislocation, of risks taken unknowingly. In fact. " The feeling is mutual. aggregator.

How to Find Your Social Voice and Help Others Do the Same

Convince & Convert

Michele Wingate , Social Media Manager for American Family Insurance , joins the  Social Pros Podcast  this week todiscuss building lasting relationships on social media, complying with federal marketing regulations, and developing an internal community to support employees in social media. Social Media Stat of the Week: iPhone Surpasses 50% of Smart Phone Market Share. The iPhone 4S.

Facial Recognition, Privacy and Social Media

Laurel Papworth

What happens when you point your iPhone, mobile phone or any new camera at a group of people and get their Facebook and Twitter IDs, their last status updates and other goodies – all from the fact the camera does facial recognition? augmented reality Online Communities social media social networks Facebook facial recognition privacyAlexKilpatrick. Useful.

Pinterest And Instagram Make Shopping Easier


By the end of the month iPhone and iPad users (coming soon for Android and desktop) will be able to purchase more than 2 million products just by the touch of your pinning fingers. obviously have a personal interest in these new functionalities, but as a community manager, I’m also excited about the opportunities this presents the brands we work with. Learn more. Learn more.

4 Ways To Answer Your Shopping Questions via Social Media


Take iPhone coupons questions, for example. You can search for ‘ iPhone coupons ? ’ and then get something along these lines back… – 3. Join Online Shopping Communities. Tags: Digital Mom Online Shopping Communities customer expectations social shopping iPhone coupons save money shopping social media social media tools Ask on Instant Messenger.

Taking Your Blog Post Series on the Road

Waxing UnLyrical

Subtract: remove the keyboard from a Blackberry and you get an iPhone. Add: Add more screen to an iPhone and you get an iPad. Nick Kellet is co-founder of the social curation platform  Listly , that combines crowdsourcing, content curation and embedable lists to drive high-level community engagement, live inside your blog posts. Guest post by  Nick Kellet . Invert: Priceline.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #137

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As someone who reads my books exclusively on my iPhone (occasionally on the iPad ), I tend to act like a market of one , instead of looking at the bigger picture. iphone. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Quora. "One of the things I love about the Internet is the transparency. Cat gap - Wikipedia.

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Why I’m Over Declaring Tech Tools “Over”

Almost Savvy

If I’m an iPhone user and a newer iPhone model comes out, sure, I’ll jump in and buy it, knowing there is no need to keep using both. Plus, even if I had a strong preference for one over another, suddenly moving my social presence would really be all about me, rather than respecting where and how my community is most comfortable engaging. It would be redundant.

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7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Thanks to books like The New Community Rules , written by yours truly, Engage , Social Media 101 , and others, social media marketing is, for the time being, going to still be on people’s minds as they discover this bright and sunny marketing opportunity. Maybe you should teach me something. I do this because I enjoy the community and I enjoy intelligent conversations. month?

Winners of Mashable Awards


Mashable Awards is made to recognize the best online communities and services, and it was hosted by comedian Baratunde Thurston. Best Mobile Device: iPhone. Technorati Tags: baratunde thurston , Cirque de Soleil Zumanity stage , communities , event , January 6 , Las Vegas , Mashable Awards , Mashable Awards Gala , services , Winners. Best Music Discovery Service: Fizy.

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3 Proven Ways to Dramatically Improve Website Traffic


You have a community of interested people. Every brand wants more website traffic. After all, more traffic can improve sales and generate company growth. The key is to attract the “right” traffic. If If you have recently lost search traffic and are looking for new ways to attract relevant visitors, read on. 1. Some tips:: Write about “human” topics.

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Every Communicator Needs a Real Camera

Geoff Livingston

Unfortunately, there is a growing school of thought that with an iPhone or Nexus smartphone, a communicator is well equiped to meet the needs of the visual thirsty stakeholder. The Chicago Sun-Times tried this experiment for you already when it fired its photography corps and armed them with iPhones. In doing so we provide extended access to the events through our communities.

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Top SocialFish posts of 2010


Best iPhone Apps from Nonprofits and Associations. Community Management Resources. Community platforms do not equal community. Featured association social media blogging clarity over control community facebook social media policies TwitterHere’s to more great conversations to come in 2011! Thank you to you for making this blog as amazing a resource as it is!

Brands That Use Facebook 360 Photos


Taking 360 photos for Facebook is very simple, you just need to use the panorama app on your iPhone or Samsung Galaxy phone, or install a similar app from your app store. Perhaps 360 photos are not such a big deal for the Oculus community as the posts weren't particularly engaging. Yesterday Mark Zuckerburg annouced 360 degree photos. Here's some that we've found so far.

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Millennials are Raising the Bar


This post  originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community.   And don’t forget that Higher Logic clients can have access to our  Essentials of Online Community Management  program at a special discount. This has obvious implications for your online community: It must work. Contact me for details!

Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth

Social Networks and Online Communities – maybe Twitter? Even coins don’t actually cost $2 to make, they “represent&# a collective, community value of what is worth $2. Stop biting your iPhone! Technorati Tags: app2user , Australia , credit , currency , Facebook , liu , mobile , Online Communities , social media , social networks. Foursquare? Barn Buddy.