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Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Martin LaBar via Flickr, Creative Commons And even many non-Christians will be relaxing, perhaps joining in the revelry (as many of my friends did when I was growing up in India). What all these stories have in common is that they all have a more-or-less related theme, which is essentially how and why to live a good life. What do they have in common? Jesus.

How Google Instant Might Impact Your Small Non-Profit

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Image: Greig Christie via Flickr, Creative Commons Since Google Instant’s launch just over a month ago, digital marketers have been scrambling to figure out how search engine marketing strategies might need to change. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. What does Google Instant mean for non-profit organizations?

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How Reading Fairy Tales Can Improve Public Relations

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Also… Image: Thom Watson via Flickr, Creative Commons OK, I’ll stop now, I can see you rolling your eyes, going, “Come on, act your age.&# If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Ive recently have been thinking about this a lot lately while looking at my Twitter stream or Facebook News Feed.

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Talking The Social Media Walk

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Lars Plougmann via Flickr, Creative Commons Really, if you just read through the comments, there’s your follow-up blog post… but since I promised you one, you’re getting one. Image: Aftab Uzzaman via Flickr, Creative Commons It’s why I wrote about networking with a twist a while back. Burke always, always keeps her promises! Interesting.

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Doctorow video on copyright and piracy – must watch

The Way of the Web

Nice video of Cory Doctorow posted by the Guardian, and popping up in my RSS feeds thanks to The Pirates Dilemma. The timing is particularly nice considering part of the video covers Hollywood and Youtube – and the latter has announced Creative Commons licences will now be part of the service when you upload or want to find content to mashup. probably haven’t spent enough time educating enough of my clients about the benefits of utilising Creative Commons – a good reminder to start doing that right now.

WOM: What's Really Behind The Buzz

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Image: betsyjean79 via Flickr , Creative Commons Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Design, Digital, TV, Radio, Podcasts, Blogging, Social Networks, Newsfeeds, Affiliate Marketing, Web TV, SEO… Creative industries have evolved just as the environments, mediums, consumers and needs of our clients have evolved over time. How many heads? That’s what we do.&#

So What Will You Have For Lunch?

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Image: Ranjit Bhatnagar via Flickr , Creative Commons And thanks to myfirsttweet.com , I can share it with you. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali So What Will You Have For Lunch?

The Value Of A Fire Drill

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Image: Stephen Korecky via Flickr , Creative Commons I was finger painting in kindergarten and having a good ole time. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. And of course, then came the questions from my mom: “What happened to your clothes?” Not everyone agrees with this… before it hits the fan, that is. Lets play.

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Simply The Best

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Image: sahmeepee via Flickr , Creative Commons The Best means that you are indubitably, unequivocally, indisputably the best in who you are, what you do, and what you stand for, no matter who – or what – else you are compared with, or what others might be exposed to. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email.

Weekly Roundup: The Holly And The Ivy

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Image: Cornelia Kopp via Flickr, Creative Commons My husband is… well, I’m not quite sure what he’s doing, but he’s probably puttering around happily (that’s what married couples do, we putter companionably). If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Christmas music is playing in my house.

Weekly Roundup: Paloozas And Palominos

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Image: Derrick Coetzee via Flickr , Creative Commons Seems to me both are somewhat extraordinary, perhaps exaggerated and possibly exciting. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. The PRapalooza recap (and show) from Joe Hackman’s Building Bridges podcast. Palomino wins this round. 3. Smart. It was so. Lets play.

Conch and Drum

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Image: Arindam Bhattacharjee via Flickr, Creative Commons If I were back in Kolkata, I’d be hearing conchs and drums from dusk till dawn. I’d be visiting puja “ pandals &# – essentially massive tents artfully constructed from bamboo and cloth, one more elaborate than the other, housing elaborate idols, each more marvelous than the next. Conchs. Drums. Demons.

Kpop Lessons: Handling Defamation Through Public Relations

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Image: twchoi11 via Flickr , Creative Commons Though I wouldn’t consider myself as devoted as some fan clubs. The rumors about Tablo’s supposed forgery were spread by two online communities: “We Urge Tablo to Tell the Truth,&# or TaJinYo , and “A World Where Common Sense is the Truth,&# or SangJinSe. Your lawsuit v. The rumors have already disseminated.

Shhh…Don’t Tell. You Can Still Post Your Tweets To Other Platforms

SocMed Sean

Shhh… photo courtesy of Sarah G on Flickr via Creative Commons license. What I found was that I can still leverage IFTTT and the Twitter RSS feeds, to do what I wanted. simply created the RSS search query that I wanted to feed into LinkedIn and then used the RSS to LinkedIn service on IFTT and presto-change-o… my tweets are once again being posted to LinkedIn.

Where to Find Free Images Online

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from their site: All photos on Pexels are licensed under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. Wikimedia Commons. Wikimedia Commons has almost 25 million freely usable media files. Creative Market. Creative Market is a paid service, with a weekly grab-bag of free images, fonts and other goodies to use on your blog. Foodies Feed. Pexels. Pexels.

Feedly and Lazyfeed Help You Navigate the Information Rapids

www.keenerliving.com

So, those of us who are information junkies and who try to get as much of the good information as possible resort to using a feed reader, like Google Reader , to connect to blogs that we like, ones that typically have the types of information we are looking for. And, you can tell it your interests by inputting your blog(s), Twitter accounts, and Delicious feed. That is really cool.

How to Write a Great Business Blog Post

SocialFish

Think curation, not just creation.  We often get stuck staring at that blank page, thinking “I need to write something about x” – but your blog feeds (the sources you read) are FULL of industry content you might be able to report on, refer to, disagree with, or otherwise mention for some useful reason. Search Flickr for photos with a Creative Commons license. Don’t.

Three Tools to Show PR Value

Spin Sucks

The smarter tactic is the braver one: Drill down into the client’s precise goals and see how you can feed into them. photo credit: Creative Commons.   By Aly Saxe. Can you show clear PR value from your work? Show PR Value with These Tools. If you’re not ready for this kind of request, it can feel intimidating. Suddenly the entire account is on the line. Technology; and .

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10 Tools To Help Protect Your Blog From Content Theft

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The plugin has a feature that allows you to add some code to your RSS feed so that if your post is republished elsewhere, then an automatic link will be inserted pointing back to your website. One Final Step To Combatting Plagiarism: Creative Commons. The same goes for Creative Commons. Creative Commons. What you do after that is another story.

20 Tips for More Efficient Google Searches

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Receive New Articles via RSS Feed. About DLM | Creative Commons, Privacy Policy, Terms of Use | Submit an Article | Advertise | RSS. Subscribe via RSS. Subscribe via Email. Welcome to Dumb Little Man. Each week we provide a handful of tips that will save you money, increase your productivity, or simply keep you sane. 20 Tips for More Efficient Google Searches. Either/or. Video.

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Are LinkedIn Groups Are Out Of Control?

Myrland Marketing

If it was, then inappropriate promotional material would end up in a promotions tab (or banned if they are way out of line), leaving the main feed for discussions and content-sharing. Cowboy photo is used under a Creative Commons license from Rare Jackson Hole Real Estate ]. THE WILD, WILD WEST OF LINKEDIN. Many LinkedIn groups are out of control. WHY DOES THIS MATTER?

The Biggest Social Media Scandals, Fails, and Blunders of 2013

SocialFish

The music chain HMV forgot who had access to their Twitter feed. Guest post by Yazmin Gray. ——-. Social media can do a lot of good, but it’s also a platform capable of killing a reputation in under a minute. Several companies got a good taste of that last year. Check out these biggest social media fails of 2013. Applebee’s Makes Rules it Can’t Keep. Woops.

10 Ways to Position Your Blog Above Copycats

Kikolani

Craft your RSS feed content to avoid making it easy for content thieves. Michael Martinez published this post about how scraper blogs exploit RSS feeds like Feedburner by sending out links to blogs on a buy list. It’s useful for traffic to submit your RSS feeds and still encourage you to submit your blog to popular RSS lists. 29 Ways to Stay Creative. Blogging

How to Market like a Musician

SocialFish

The key to getting over that “ick factor” is to get creative. Branding is a process that never stops, and you will only need to get more creative as time goes on. Invite a handful of supporters to tour your offices via your social media feeds by selecting the first five people to retweet or share your message. Traditional marketing can feel so grossly salesy. Don’t believe me?

Learning 2.0 - The Things

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Week 4: RSS & Newsreaders Learn about RSS feeds and setup your own Bloglines newsreader account. Locate a few useful library related blogs and/or news feeds. RSS Feed. This work is licensed under Creative Commons- see details. Welcome to the original Learning 2.0 Program. This site was created to support PLCMCs Learning 2.0 Program; a discovery learning program designed to encourage staff to explore new technologies and reward them for doing 23 Things. Since the programs launched, it has fostered Learning 2.0 programs all over the world. 23 Things. journey.

Micro Persuasion: Three Little Tips for Capturing Info Bits Quickly

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You can star items and even subscribe to either your history or these bookmarks as a feed. Annotate Bookmarks and Feeds with a Private Friendfeed Room. The second way to use this is to start importing RSS feeds into a private room. You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post. Blog RSS Feed. Comment Feed. Its invaluable.

Sharing Content in Another Stream

Justin Levy

If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. On a daily basis I will generally run through between 400-800+ feeds.  Of those, I share the top posts, usually around 30 or so, that I think will be useful for you.  created @tsudoshares as a broadcast account that shares my Google Reader shares via Reader2Tweet, RSS feeds, and diigo bookmarks.

Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This post has several parts. * The Core Philosophy: Google Reader is a database and a feed reader. Continually add tons of feeds in organized, methodical way. The Core Philosophy: Google Reader is a database and a feed reader. Most people who use RSS readers do so with the intent of subscribing to an aggregated river of news feeds, persistent searches and blogs. Thanks!

Free Culture and Attention as Currency

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Image:  Loius Volant on Flickr, Creative Commons. It’s incredibly abstract in its current form but it’s exciting to observe how these massive platforms convert users into real value (value = money, utility, social impact, happiness, creative satisfaction). It’s easier than ever to have a blog or a Twitter feed, but not nearly as easy to generate a $1,000 contract.

More Than a Stepping Stone – the Mid-Size City Becomes a PR Career Destination

Social Media Strategery

Image used under Creative Commons license. Take a look at the social media feeds for the media in any mid-size city around the country and you’ll see a ton of listicles , articles , and hype videos talking up their hometown. This post originally appeared on the PRSA Pittsburgh blog. And based on my newsfeed, Pittsburghers seem to love their lists more than most. And we love it.

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools

Pamorama

link] How to Use Twitter Analytics Apps to Manage your Feed — 2moroDocs [.] 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools [.] All content on pamorama is licensed under Creative Commons By establishing a presence on the social Web, you can gain virtually unlimited exposure to your target audience without incurring the higher costs associated with traditional marketing campaigns.

KCNN: Principles Module

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Learning. | --> Get J-Flash newsletter. | RSS Feed. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 This Web site is an initiative of J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism. J-Lab. J-New Voices. ABOUT. RESOURCES. LEARNING MODULES. RESEARCH. CITMEDIA SITES. CONTACT. Top 10 Rules for Limiting Legal Risk. Journalism 2.0: How to Survive and Thrive. Tools for Citizen Journalists. Twelve Tips for Growing Positive Communities Online. Make Internet TV. Training Citizen Journalists. Principles of Citizen Journalism. Accuracy. Fairness.

Does it matter who follows you on Twitter or Facebook?

Akamai Marketing

Photo by Ken Lund, Creative Commons. Here’s some different ways of looking at it: The care and feeding of followers and fans. I’m not a believer in checking my followers to see what they can do for me. Interesting question, isn’t it? Generally speaking, I’d say the answer is yes, but the REASONS you should care might surprise you. My question is “what can I do for them&#. Ultimately, I think this attitude pays big dividends, but it is the long road and the high road. But what ever you do, beware of ignoring your followers. Test it out. 

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Weekly Roundup: Catching Up

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Social media case study: Feed My Starving Children and Facebook Groups , by Arik Hanson. Image: Seema K K via Flickr, Creative Commons. I’ve just started catching up on my Reader (and I have a long way to go). It was inevitable, though; when I was at BlogWorld last week, I tried as much as possible to focus on the conference and all the wonderful people I met.

Open Research: A Framework for Social Analytics

www.web-strategist.com

The Creative Commons license is Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 After interviewing nearly 40 experts and working with Charlene Li and a bit of help from myself, she’s found six distinct use cases (see compass below) on how companies are measuring using these new toolsets. Why are social analytics so important? You can leave a response , or trackback from your own site.

Social Media Toolkit - The Digital Strategist

www.michaelfruchter.com

Search results generate an RSS feed for output, so you can plug that into your Google Reader , or Social Media Dashboard. Its always a good idea to go straight to the source and not just rely on one application that feeds into Twitters API. All search queries will give you an RSS feed for output. Image by Richard Carter under Creative Commons License. Great Blog!

Social Media Toolkit - The Digital Strategist

www.michaelfruchter.com

Search results generate an RSS feed for output, so you can plug that into your Google Reader , or Social Media Dashboard. Its always a good idea to go straight to the source and not just rely on one application that feeds into Twitters API. All search queries will give you an RSS feed for output. Image by Richard Carter under Creative Commons License. Great Blog!

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary

Pamorama

Atom : Web feeds are used by the blogging community to share recent entries’ headlines, full text, and even attached multimedia files. These providers allow other Web sites to incorporate the blog’s “syndicated&# headline or headline-and-short-summary feeds under various usage agreements. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse-chronological order.

The difference between an audience and a community in new media

Akamai Marketing

Creative Commons Photo by Daehyun Park. Auto posting RSS feeds on a Twitter account reaches audiences, but doesn’t create community. Communities Are Like Marriages: Communities require consistent feeding and caring. In the marketing world, we toss around some language that can be confusing. Two of those words are “audience&# and “community.&# Read on.

Gary Vaynerchuk Treats People Like Goldfish

Justin Levy

If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Thanks for taking time out of your day to come hang out here! I bet if you were just cruising through your tweets or feeds, this probably caught your eye huh?  JustinRLevy.com by Justin Levy is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 So Thank YOU!

9 Elements of the Perfect Post

ProBlogger

Think of your headline as a tweet—would you click through to the link if it showed up on your feed? Find stock photos or Creative Commons Licensed material using Compfight or even create one of your own. Use this area to show off links to your social networks, subscriptions to your RSS feed and email list, and free downloads of white papers, infographics or badges.

What’s the law around aggregating news online? A Harvard Law report on the risks and the best practices

www.niemanlab.org

For the purposes of our discussion, we will group news aggregators into four categories: Feed Aggregators, Specialty Aggregators, User-Curated Aggregators, and Blog Aggregators. Feed Aggregators often draw their material from a particular type of source, such as news websites or blogs, although some Feed Aggregators will contain content from more than one type of source. AFP v.

What’s the law around aggregating news online

www.niemanlab.org

For the purposes of our discussion, we will group news aggregators into four categories: Feed Aggregators, Specialty Aggregators, User-Curated Aggregators, and Blog Aggregators. Feed Aggregators often draw their material from a particular type of source, such as news websites or blogs, although some Feed Aggregators will contain content from more than one type of source. AFP v.