Social Media Tools and Resources for Social Learning
MAY 30, 2016
Here’s a link to the list, which includes articles on social learning and the difference between social media and social learning, then a list of social media tools and platforms that I think go hand-in-hand with social learning. Learning and Collective Knowledge Construction With Social Media: A Process-Oriented Perspective. Social Media Platforms and Tools for Social Learning.
Ten Apps and Tools to Make Your Strategic Planning More Productive
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
Here are 10 effective tools and apps that will boost your business strategy. Ninja Essays If you need help constructing your strategic plans, the business writers at Ninja Essays are a great resource. Support Your Strategic Planning With the Right Tools Many business owners think that the strategic planning work is done when they complete the business plan.
Best social media tools bringing conversions to your online store
MARCH 16, 2016
If you’re not boosting revenue and figuring out ways to measure this in some way, what’s the point of spending your time on constructing a well-thought-out Facebook post in the first place? Many social tools for boosting conversions litter the internet, so we put together a list of the options that are going to bring you results, fast. Buffer. SocialRank. Social Bakers. Beetailer.
Improve Holiday Usability with These Nine Heatmap Tools
DECEMBER 15, 2014
Below are some of the leading usability testing tools. All of these tools incorporate the heatmap technology and can help you track and make changes to your site in order to boost engagement. The tool tracks clicks, searches, and the number of scrolls on your page. Usaura Usaura is a truly unique usability tool in that it allows you to test your web design before you build it.
4 Free Tools to Measure Your Instagram Success
MARCH 26, 2013
My photographer ( Andi Grant ) and wedding planner ( Jamie Howell ) post fun photos of their office construction, clients, DIY projects, and their everyday life. Immediately intrigued, I sought out to find some Instagram measurement tools and, of course, they do exist. Here are four free tools small businesses can use to keep track of their Instagram success: 1. Please share!
“Social Media Citizens” is under construction
Social Media Citizens
NOVEMBER 25, 2009
Home Content RSS Log in Social Media Citizens Home Case Studies Reports SMC List TOP Lists Video Consulting Portfolio “Social Media Citizens is under construction November 25th, 2009 by Giedrius Ivanauskas Leave a reply » Share Well the new year is coming along with the new face for Social Media Citizens. thank you for your patience, Giedrius. SMC QUOTE “.As Valid XHTML 1.0
The Re-Branding of Me: Website Under Construction | Almost Savvy
JUNE 5, 2009
14 Responses to “The Re-Branding of Me: Website Under Construction Silouan says: June 6, 2009 at 9:30 am Site looks nice and crisp. If we are not going to put our best selves out there, why bother showing up at all? It takes hard work to stand out from the crowd. If we are lucky enough to be noticed, we have only a brief opportunity to make an impression. Confused yet? Bring it on!
Big Data for Small Businesses [Infographic]
JANUARY 29, 2015
For such small businesses, having access to tools to process that data would be a great way to improve their operations. For example, Google Maps is an amazing tool that can be leveraged efficiently by small businesses in the real estate, construction, architecture, and engineering fields. One of the biggest tech buzzword from 2014 was big data. There
The Benefits of Facebook’s Preferred Audience Tool
OCTOBER 20, 2016
Back in January, Facebook announced a new tool, called Preferred Audience, to optimize and target organic posts to specific audiences. For more information about the tool, Simply Measured has also conveniently provided more details on it and how it can be utilized. Getting Started. Use 6-10 tags. You can use up to 16 topic and interest tags, but Facebook suggests using 6 to 10.
Social Media For YOUR Learning
JANUARY 9, 2012
For an individual learner, it is possible to construct their own personal learning environment, utilising different online tools for different purposes. When I look at social media, I like to think about what each social media tool affords in terms of learning. Guest Post learning tools Social media for learning social media toolsWe are learning all the time.
Connecting 2 the World: Is constructing knowledge based on analysis a work literacy skill?
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JULY 16, 2008
Is constructing knowledge based on analysis a work literacy skill? have been reading "Constructing Grounded Theory" by Kathy Charmaz for my dissertation. One problem I see with all of the data and communication tools available to students is the lack of training on how to problem solve and conduct an analysis. The idea came to me, as I was reading, that I could use the framework presented in the book to help develop analytical skills in my students and to help them to learn to construct knowledge from data by: learning how to collect relevant data. at 12:22 PM.
3 Steps for Making Sure Your New Blog Makes Money Faster
JULY 27, 2016
However, many bloggers fail to develop social media followings because they’re simply using it as a self-promotional tool instead of a relationship-building tool. There are plenty of tools that can help you identify and attract the right people, Narrow being one of the most popular. Post by Adi Englander. Build an audience via social media before you launch. Are you ready?
Realignment #3: Value Propositions Are Not About You
AUGUST 10, 2015
Without an outside-in perspective, you cannot discern the true market value of your assets and, hence, construct meaningful value propositions, beyond recitations of programs and products. Three things emerged in my research as prerequisite to the construction of a true and compelling value proposition. Value propositions are NOT marketing tools. Why did I join this one?
Buyer Personas: The Keys to Content Marketing
FEBRUARY 8, 2014
Buyer personas are tools that help bridge the gap between customer experiences and expectations and the assumptions that brands make about their target audiences. buyer persona provides the information and context you need in order to make objective decisions about how to construct your marketing messages. But first, you need to understand your customers. will find it useful.
Social Media Crisis Management -Infographic
JUNE 3, 2013
This post is intended to help you see a crisis coming and have the tools in place to assist. Set up monitoring tools for reputation management. At a very minimum set up Google alerts, but we recommend setting up additional social listening tools as well to be sure to get timely reporting. Give people a constructive way to interact with you and resolve the issues.
Top 5 Signs Your Business Should Not Be Using Social Media
DECEMBER 15, 2011
The number of businesses on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and YouTube is mind-boggling, but the real question is how many of them are using the tools wisely? poorly constructed and executed social plan often leads to results more problematic than had the business done nothing at all. Beware the hidden dangers of social media. Social media is all the rage. You are a spammer. 2.
Calling all bloggers! « The Cube
JANUARY 5, 2010
05/01/2010 tags: architecture , blogging , construction , construction marketing pre conference training day , Social Media , survey by Gemma Went I’m giving a talk in Feb at the Emap Construction Marketing Pre-Conference Training Day on the value of blogging in the architecture/construction sector, click here for more. I’d love to present some real life case studies and wondered if any of you that publish a blog would help me out by completing this quick survey. But if you’d rather remain anonymous, I will keep your comments to myself. Cheers Su.
Fear of Feedback Needs a New Perspective
JUNE 30, 2015
Because I’ve worked mostly with small businesses that often have little to no experience using online tools, it’s pretty clear the fear of feedback is very, very common. . You would lose constructive feedback and suggestions that could enhance your offerings. Constructive Conversation and Contribution. By Karen Wilson. Fear of Feedback Can Lead to Conversation.
Workplace Genome Project: Q1 Update
APRIL 27, 2016
By assessing the foundational dynamics of a distinct workplace’s culture through our tools, we’re creating some powerful workforce intelligence that our clients are now using to take a laser-focused journey toward what they want to be. Every quarter, I’ll post what we’re up to over at WorkXO. Overview. Our Mission is to upgrade work. membership stats. active member projects.
Create a Positive Website Customer Experience
MARCH 31, 2015
variety of tools are available that create quick and easy—yet still high quality—multimedia projects. A few include emaze for presentations, Infogram for infographics, and BeFunky for photo effects and collages. Show, rather than tell, what your company has to offer by presenting viewers with a well-constructed website that serves as a one-stop shop for all their needs.
Social Business Failure Is a Choice: Speaking a Common Language
FEBRUARY 3, 2013
third segment of definitions looks at management styles and processes, the creation of different approaches to processes within the enterprise and its ecosystem, new business models, changing ways of working, constructing agile teams and forming decisions beyond traditional and slow management structures. Collaboration tools will not make your employees collaborate better.
The Sales Association Launches SalesProCentral
MARCH 14, 2012
Readers will find great content on topics such as Inside Sales , Marketing , Prospecting , , Training , Tools , Sales Management , Customer Service , Lead Generation , and industry focus such as B2B Sales , Small Business , Education , Construction , and Travel. The Sales Association has unveiled SalesProCentral generously sponsored by Leads360. B2B Sales? Sales Motivation.
Who Will Become the Tesla or AirBnB of the Home Category?
Social Media Strategery
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
In a world where people don’t aspire to own their own homes or even openly despise the idea of owning a car, where does that leave the tool, yard care and appliance markets? Milwaukee Tools has a program where you can trade in old tools and get $100 off new ones. Sites like RentMyItems allow people to rent recreational equipment, tools and appliances from other people.
WordPress Themes 101
AUGUST 15, 2013
Although WordPress began as a tool for bloggers, it has now expanded to include a sophisticated content management system. Companies needing to construct multiple websites can also purchase theme packages. However, with an intelligent backup plan and a little help from plugins, widgets and other tools, you can create and maintain a website that fits your needs and budget.
Realignment #5: From Products to Solutions
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
The value of feedback for customers was a far more potent tool for getting them to return to Amazon’s site than marketing or advertising. Amazon transformed the industry, yet CEMEX, a construction materials company in Mexico, improved customer experience by simply going beyond the sale itself to construct state-of-the-art bags that facilitated the transportation of purchased materials.
21 Social Media Marketing Tips You Can’t Live Without
JULY 13, 2016
One trend becoming popular that you should be cautious of is relying on tools that “suggest” content to share to your audience. These tools typically run based on keywords and data feeds. Use a Social Media Management Tool. Social media management tools like Sprout Social make it a lot easier to: Publish content across multiple platforms. Post Consistently.
The PR Pro’s Guide to Working with Creatives
MARCH 23, 2015
Use data and analytics to guide projects, but incorporate new, sophisticated tools to bolster your story. And remember, learning to give constructive and actionable feedback is a necessary skill for any type of human interaction, not just when working with creatives. Related Stories PR Pros Must Embrace the PESO Model Three Tools to Show PR Value Freelancer vs. Communications Firm: Which is Better? By Patrick Walsh Whether on your PR team, or as outside consultants, working with creatives is a necessary part of any PR pro’s job. You connect and inspire communities.
Beyond Your Borders: Promoting Your Business Internationally Using Social Media
JUNE 14, 2012
The Benefits Of Social Media Engagement While search engine marketing is generally geared towards increasing sales conversions for your website, social media marketing is best seen as a PR tool, for building and maintaining brand awareness, gathering customer feedback and managing negative feedback about your brand. One benefit is that you can construct posts, tweets, etc in your native language and then have them translated for the various languages you’re targeting. Lingo24 has been helping some of the world’s biggest global brands with their localization campaigns since 2001.
Why Every Markerter in 2016 Needs to Be a (Part-Time) Designer: 53 Design Terms and Tips to Level-Up
JUNE 21, 2016
There are tools like Pablo and Canva that make this design work achievable (and beautiful). However, tools aside, if you want to take your marketing skills to the next level, improving your understanding of design is essential. grid is constructed from evenly divided columns and rows. Turns out, to take your social media images from good to great, is a reasonable leap. Serif.
Planning Your Virtual Business to be a Success
DECEMBER 29, 2014
By simply creating ways for team members to communicate with one another via IM, Skype, Google+, or other types of communal chat environments , team leaders can begin to construct a stable and supportive communications infrastructure that can withstand the test of time. By Jon Bachrach What goes into running a successful virtual business ? Let’s take a look. The benefits can be substantial.
Five Tips for Holding a Twitter Chat that Doesn’t Suck
AUGUST 30, 2012
Using a tool such as Tweet Chat will help you keep track of the conversation by filtering only tweets with your chat’s hashtag. Mack Collier recommends asking regular participants to help choose topics, serve as moderators, and give constructive criticism on how well the chat flowed. Today’s guest post is written by Melissa Woodson. Plan your big event. Gather your audience.
It’s All About.Me (Your Identity Online – Simplified)
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
This is one more tool which will help you make it dead simple for others to learn more about you. Register for.tel for free) URGENT: Facebook Rush Tonight – Claim Your Name The Re-Branding of Me: Website Under Construction Blogs: I’ll Show You Mine if You’ll Show Me Yours How To Easily Hack Your Facebook Profile Photo. Are you guilty of this yourself? profiles.
Santa, the Communications Pro
DECEMBER 23, 2014
While we aren’t going to go into the details of this one since it’s rather…um…confidential—I’m fairly certain every parent or caretaker who has spent many a long Christmas eve with eggnog, a sheet of construction directions (most likely written only in Japanese), and several mysterious extra parts understands what I’m talking about here. Maybe even the universe! by biggreenpen Poor Oliver!!!
51 Profitable SEO Niches to Dominate with Low Competition
AUGUST 25, 2016
Come Closer to Your Screen For This First Opportunity. A few months ago I was doing some backlink analysis and noticed a network of websites which were all competing for a similar keyphrase, slightly tweaked for different industries. I ran their sites through my usual go-to tools like SEMRush and Similarweb and was slightly blown-away at what I had just discovered. ” Near me. Illinois.
An introduction to blogging: Making your mark on the blogosphere
FEBRUARY 9, 2010
Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe An introduction to blogging: Making your mark on the blogosphere 09/02/2010 tags: architecture blogging , blog strategy , blogging , construction blogs , Content Marketing by Gemma Went I spoke at the Construction Marketing training event last week about blogging and how to introduce it into your business. The presentation is here. If you have any questions, pop them in the comments and I’ll respond there. Angela Reply Will Corry permalink 17/02/2010 12:00 pm Gemma, This is good stuff!
How to Gather Fan Feedback on Social Media
Convince & Convert
JANUARY 15, 2016
Utilize Social Media Listening Tools. That’s why your business needs to utilize social media listening tools to help track the conversations that really matter. You can choose what items you would like the tool to track, be it a keyword, campaign hashtag, or even your company name. Image via BigStockPhoto.com. Can’t remember? Well, you’re not alone. Update Your Status.
Stop Believing These Common Social Media Myths
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
Whether we’re on a PR team at a Fortune 500 company or manage media buying for a small business, there’s always a new tool or best practice we can implement to better communicate and measure our content. Social is a powerful PR and marketing tool. Collecting and analyzing your social footprint has only gotten easier as third-party tools and native enhancements have been introduced. They sell heavy construction equipment direct to local dealers. Marketing professionals can agree on one thing–we live in an industry that’s constantly changing. Social Used to Be Free.
Media Relations Can Be Measured Against Real Dollars
JUNE 25, 2015
We’ve been working with the Cincinnati-area media since last spring as the different phases of the plant are complete: Negotiating with the city, groundbreaking, construction, hiring, and (soon) the ribbon cutting. downloadable piece of content that sits behind a landing page (so you can collect email addresses), such as a workbook, a template, a checklist, tools, or tips.
How to Develop Meaningful PR Measurement
MARCH 11, 2015
Last touch attribution models discount all of the steps leading to a sale, and multi-touch attribution models are often constructed with enough assumptions to render them rather inaccurate ( for more on the statistical challenges with multi-touch attribution read this ). Don’t get stuck in measuring tools; make the tools work for you, not vice versa. Peter Drucker. measurepr.
The Dirty Dozen Top 12 Social Media Mistakes to Avoid
APRIL 19, 2011
Avoid these dirty dozen of the most common social media marketing mistakes and you’ll be well on your way making social media not just an effective vehicle for marketing and PR, but a productive tool across your organization. There’s rarely any benefit from making enemies, and prospective customers respond far more positively to constructive information than to trash talk.