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NOVEMBER 4, 2012 What Do Your Social Media Updates Say About You?
One of my favorite social media myths is that it’s easy. To engage in social correctly, so few understand the time, effort, budget and commitment that it takes. Too often, there are folks who think that they best way to get involved in social media is to open an account on every single channel and then start blasting their thoughts, comments, photos, check-ins and videos out to the world.
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NOVEMBER 4, 2012 Top Places Where You Still Can Get Free Links
If you have a website and are trying to boost its position in Google to increase your traffic and thereby your profits, then links will be of incredible value to you. Of course thought the downside to all this is that links don’t grow on trees, and that few websites are willing to give their links away for free. Here we will look at what some of those are. Forums. Social Networking. YouTube.
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NOVEMBER 4, 2012 Digital grassroots: the Internet fights back
Michael Geist (Photo credit: Wikipedia). Yesterday, Michael Geis t presented a keynote address to the IABC 2012 Canada Business Communicators’ Summit which was held in Ottawa. His topic, the year the Internet fought back, focused on how a genuine grassroots movement, fuelled by social media, impacted the Canadian Federal government’s digital copyright law. Nash won the riding. It’s evolutionary.
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NOVEMBER 4, 2012 Selling The Marketing Dream
Episode #330 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Jonathan Salem Baskin is not only a marketing book author juggernaut, he's now on a mission. The author of Branding Only Works On Cattle , Bright Lights & Dim Bulbs , Histories Of Social Media and Tell The Truth (which he co-authored along with Sue Unerman - Chief Strategy Officer of MediaCom , a WPP agency), is now trying to get young people interested in marketing. Along with that, Jonathan is a Blogger over at Dim Bulb and a bi-weekly columnist for Advertising Age. blogging.
PROBLOGGER Did Sandy Affect Your Blog?
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Last week’s Hurricane Sandy really had am impact on those in the United States. Image courtesy stock.xchng user piuse. While obviously it affected those in the East most of all (thankfully, I was holed up, safe in my hotel in New York City; so many others were not so fortunate), the connectedness of the US to the rest of the world meant that the implications of this storm stretched not just across the country, but all over the globe. This was particularly true for industries that rely on technology—from Wall Street to the blogosphere. It doesn’t exist in a vacuum. MORE >>