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Six Surprising B2B Content Marketing Ideas

PWB Marketing Blog

Company-Focused Community Site – Instead of reaching your customers on a 3rd party social network, build your social network. The main point is to cultivate a loyal community and bring people together with similar interests and similar problems. Or, build a microsite with community features like discussion forums and message boards. Do not pitch your products.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Part 2 hasn’t been posted as of the compilation of this report, but you should know that SEO is about a strong brand, that you must perform research, real value produces great results, and you must understand where to circulate the message to get the best results. Your strategies must employ content creation, community management, local/maps optimization, among others. Blogging.

5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

The following five case studies lend insight into how B2B marketers can use social media to generate leads, create specialized communities, improve SEO, become knowledge sources, and strengthen marketing campaigns. The team focused on creating communities for NYC professionals, which resulted in a @RegusNYC Twitter feed and a Facebook Page. In many instances, these audiences self-identify online as interested in specific topics, themes, products and/or services and congregate in groups, message boards or communities. For a niche community, that’s a feat.

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Are You Ready to be a Full-Time Blogger?


Another option is to join a community of peers or top professionals, or one that’s combined of various levels of skills and successes. These can be paid or free, an online message board, meetings in your community or networking organisations’  gatherings. You’ll set your own rules and live life your way. Unrealistic expectations. Getting lost.

Interview with Alex Brown, Author: Great and Goodness Barbaro And His Legacy - Part 1

Diva Marketing Blog

It is also Alex's story of how he used social media to create a structure that encouraged a community to form that supported Barbaro and each other. . But as much as I learned, and thought I knew it all in terms of managing online communities, I have learned twice as much managing this project. . real-time updates from the principles and they were able to form a community.”  (p 85).

A Brief History Of Social Media

Bulletin Board Systems (BBS’s) – (1979 – 1995) image: Robert Watson The first BBS or electronic “Bulletin Board System&# was developed and was opened to the public in 1979 by Ward Christensen. BBSes had social discussions on message boards, community-contributed file downloads, and online games. The Well was a Bay Area BBS that evolved into an ISP and web community. Digg gives people a constant, community-filtered stream of potent & engaging content. Seemed like such community and vibrance. Great stuff! thanks!

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary


Atom : Web feeds are used by the blogging community to share recent entries’ headlines, full text, and even attached multimedia files. Chat : Chat can refer to any kind of communication over the Internet, but traditionally describes one-to-one communication through a text-based chat client commonly called an instant messaging application. But never fear! site (e.g. Nice work.

The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

Use WWSGD to include a little message before or after each of your posts, asking readers to subscribe to your RSS feed (or buy you a drink). The genius of this plug-in (and the reason it’s named after Seth Godin) is that you can set one message for first-time visitors, and a second message for repeat visitors. disclosure – I am on the Board) [link]. Smart.

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Social Media in Action: Twitter and Emergency Response | Social.

Social Media Strategery

Development Social Media Social Media in Action: Twitter and Emergency Response Tue, Sep 23, 2008 Social Media If you were reading the news or traveling by plane today, you probably already know about the JetBlue evacuation of JFK airport in New York today.  Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 Government 2.0 Miscellaneous Personal Prof. So, why does this matter?  Adam R.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Use WWSGD to include a little message before or after each of your posts, asking readers to subscribe to your RSS feed (or buy you a drink). The genius of this plug-in (and the reason it’s named after Seth Godin) is that you can set one message for first-time visitors, and a second message for repeat visitors. SocialMention For more comprehensive social media searching, I use SocialMention , which indexes blogs, tweets, message board posts, and a lot more. Extremely handy while traveling, I also highly recommend Nutshell for casual social media users.

When is Brand Evangelism a Crime? Exploring the Royal Caribbean.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In my upcoming book, The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web ( Amazon link ), which is slated to be released in late Spring, I talk about the importance of brand evangelism as part of an effective community management strategy. just think that the *active* cruise community is definitely a bit disappointed. Why not encourage the spread of goodwill? Send free stuff.

Ethics in Social Media: A Glossary | Bare Feet Blog

Bare Feet Studios

It’s also known as Pay-Per-Post , and traditional “fam trips&# for travel bloggers also fall into this category. The problem is not the exchange of goods and services for coverage – it is the who, what, how, and when that moves the business relationship from above board to below board. As with all good things in life, perfectly reasonable people may disagree!

Beat Your Fear of Technology, and Grow Your Blog


You can find classes in colleges and universities, at community learning centers and, of course, online. Some of these provide message boards where you can get feedback, even though you won’t meet your teachers and classmates face to face. If it’s someone from your community, you can meet at your local library. You’ll also be able to look back and acknowledge how far you’ve travelled along the technical road. She celebrates the everyday and extraordinary joys of life on her travel blog, All Colores. Did a keyboard button detach?

Either You Love or Hate Twitter | Spin Sucks

Spin Sucks

Why I love the medium is its ability to maximize the reach and impact of not only day to day friendships across a vast area but also allow us to do the same for our client messages. Between Facebook and a few message boards I’m on, do I need another place to network and meet people for mindless fun and entertainment? You can listen to it here. Talk about burying the lead!

An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With the initiative for Facebook to be open and to empower businesses to host pages that celebrate their business, offering deals and giving the community the ability to converse directly with the business or entity these pages represent, you forgot about accountability. sent him a message requesting that he create an actual account, and he totally neglected me. Usually. At all.