Sun.May 08, 2011

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Twitter and Facebook Both Quietly Kill RSS, Completely

Stay N' Alive

Last year I shared how Twitter was moving more and more towards a closed, less-standards oriented model of sharing content as they upgraded their design to bring more people to the website. At that time, they removed the prominent RSS icons and made it only possible to access an RSS feed for an individual by logging completely out of Twitter, and visiting that individual's profile page.

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Do You HAVE To Blog Every Day? | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

How often should you blog to your small business blog

2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Women

Blue Focus Marketing

Few phenomena have ever spread as far and grown as rapidly as social media; obviously, this has tapped into something essential to our nature. What is it? The answer may come from the email marketing field. According to a recent study by email service provider Aweber, four simple words virtually guaranteed to get an email opened are: “You are not alone.&#. Jennifer Aaker – @aaker.

Blogging's Definitely Not Dead. The Conversations Surrounding it Seem to Be.

Stay N' Alive

Today was an unprecedented day on I saw more traffic in one day than this blog used to get in an entire week. It was thanks to this article (the traffic was certainly unexpected, but I knew it was news, so I tipped Techmeme to let the world know what I discovered). It started with a bunch of you retweeting the article, and soon I was the top article on Techmeme. Is the blog dead?

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Social Media Automation 101

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The Next Generation Of Listening And Marketing

Twist Image

Episode #252 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Stephen Rappaport works as the Knowledge Solutions Director for the ARF (Advertising Research Foundation). first heard about Steve when he co-authored the 2007 business book, The Online Advertising Playbook - Proven Strategies and Tested Tactics from the Advertising Research Foundation. He's back with his latest book, Listen First! Turning Social Media Conversations Into Business Advantage. This is not just another Social Media book. From, Steve's bio: "Listen First! blogging.

European Survey Shows Email & Social are Powerful Combination

Social Email Marketing

According to part two of eCircle’s European Social Media and Email Marketing Study, email and social are a powerful combination for marketers. The study reinforces the message that a cross-channel marketing strategy is crucial for success. Email boasts an impressive reach with 90% of respondents in. Email marketing Social media marketing email marketing social media marketing social networks

Set Up Your Blog for Product Reviews


This post is by Mike Essex of Impact Media. Regardless of the niche a blog operates in, it is possible to convince brands to provide free products for you to review. If it’s a well known niche, such as trainers, then the brands will already have products available for review, as that’s the same way they gain exposure in the media, so the issue becomes more about standing out from the crowd. Alternatively, if a niche is smaller (such as high-powered lasers), the focus shifts to educating the brand owners on why they should send you a product, and the exposure they can get in return. PHONE.

Weekly Roundup: Mother’s Day

Waxing UnLyrical

Maybe. you’re tired of Mother’s Day before it even got here. Maybe you’re not. It always seemed a little odd to me that we have special days for things and people we should be celebrating every day… like the earth, and women, and children, and veterans, and… … and mothers. Like our mothers. 1. I am your Grandma , from Syrin’s Blog. by Brad Johnson.

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Happy Mother’s Day

Jeff Esposito

Not the most innocent of themes for the day, but hilarious nonetheless. Enjoy and have a great day. Random Mother's Day