Mon.May 09, 2011

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Manage Your Facebook Page Like Vin Diesel

Idaconcpts

While names like Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga are synonymous with great social media marketing, the true master is no one other than the Fast Five star, Vin Diesel. Here’s a screen shot from Vin Diesel’s Facebook Page back in May 2009, where he was at a “mere&# 3.5 million fans. Back then, the only person bigger than him on Facebook was President Obama. Do It Because You Enjoy It.

Doucheblogs and Spin Doctors

Spin Sucks

This year, at BlogWorld and New Media Expo , Danny Brown and I are speaking! Yes, together and yes, it’s going to be legen (wait for it) dary! Initially our blog topic was “Doucheblogs and Spin Doctors,&# but some corporate suit was offended by that title so they asked us to change it. guess he didn’t want to fly across the country to listen to all of the reasons PR pros suck.

What's An Internet Marketing Strategy Consist Of? | Small Business.

Small Business Mavericks

What exactly does an Internet marketing plan consist of? Find out the various strategies involved in marketing your business online

Five Ways To Freshen Up Your Tweets

Spin Sucks

Leo Widrich is the co-founder of a new Twitter App called BufferApp , which allows you to tweet more fresh content without annoying your followers. Getting noticed on Twitter isn’t always easy. If your stream is anything like mine there are lots of tweets rushing by and competing for your attention all the time. How do you stay relevant, and make yourself heard above the noise? How about you?

Drive Toward Social Intelligence Maturity

Propelling your organization to new levels of social intelligence skill and application is essential for maximizing the value of your listening and monitoring efforts.

How to Use Facebook Questions as Research Tool

Mindjumpers

Tweet Keeping up their trend of constant innovation, Facebook launched their Questions tool in March, which we also wrote about on the blog. However, the new tool can also be very effective, when wanting to do some research among your fans. Questions work on simple voting formula based on individual choices and opinions. Less time consuming, so better reponse rate.

How To Use Facebook Page To Engage Your Customers - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Facebook has become one of the major Social Networking Sites. Infact as a matter of speaking, and in comparison, it is called as one of the largest nations coming into force - or shall we say is already into force with the political revolution that it enables? Ofcourse Facebook is an electronic site which goes to say that it the people who cause the revolution. The simple logic of any Brand or Business is that - be where your target audience is. Any Brand would like to have multiple touch points with their Customers. Any Brand would like to make the best use of the various touch points.

Why as a Developer, I Switched to Blogger.com and Why I'm Staying With It

Stay N' Alive

Since writing for LouisGray.com a few years ago I've been curious about Blogger. Louis Gray used it at the time and he really swore by it. talked to Rick Klau , Blogger's Product Manager at the time, at a BlogWorld expo a few years back and he insisted I try it. He suggested that even as a developer I would be pleasantly surprised. I was surprised by him even saying that. This further intrigued me.

Social Media Monitoring: The Virtual Duck Blind

Social Marketing Forum

Social media is NOT just about distributing your marketing message. frankly don’t think any digital media channel is solely about that. From email to Facebook, it’s as much about listening as it is about talking. Social media marketing Social media monitoring Microsoft social media social media monitoring

Monday’s 5 Social Media Must-Reads

Firebelly

Below are 5 social media must-reads from last week that we wouldn’t want you to miss. How to Set Up Facebook Insights For Your Website. By Christopher S Penn Why is this important? Facebook is showing me something that no one else has yet – the social feedback loop. That’s a huge, huge deal. 22 Social Media Marketing Management Tools. Social Media Marketing is no different.

5 Social Media Distractions

Geoff Livingston

When there are more choices and conversations to spend time on, one can easily become distracted. Social media as an industry has created many distractions — some of which are enjoyable, some not — that can easily cause one to lose focus. This makes time prioritization and good decision making a critical skill set. It’s easy to become annoyed with the A-List. What is the goal?

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

Google Not Following Own Best Practices for Own Web Site

Bill Hartzer

We all have issues with our web sites at one time or another. Certainly when designing, programming, developing, and optimizing our web sites we try to make sure that we follow the industry’s best practices. But that doesn’t always happen, even if you are Google. And Google is not just doing this a few times: Google is doing this over 26,000 times ! link] ) rather than specific files.

Email Marketing: Where the sidewalk ends the relationship begins

Social Email Marketing

What do the book “Where the sidewalk ends” and the songs; A Boy Named Sue, and The Cover of the Rolling Stone have in common?  They were all written by Shel Silverstein. In the mid-90s while living in Key West I had the good fortune of meeting Shel through a good friend and got to [.]. Email marketing Engagement & relationship marketing email marketing engagement relationship marketing relevancy

Three Essential Social Media Statistics for B2B Marketers | PWB.

PWB Marketing Blog

Social Media is Not Cool

Jeff Esposito

Social media is not cool. Social media is not a fad. Social media is not easy. Social media is not for everyone. Social media is not a silo. Now that I got those five misconceptions out of the way, I want to get to the root of something that has been sticking in my craw for some time now. Since entering the public lexicon somewhere between the second half of 2009 and 2010, “social media” has evolved from a curiosity and a cool new toy into a powerful tool for business. It has also become an area over which many different components within organizations and agencies alike are battling.

The Smart Marketer's Guide to Social Media Management

Engaging in social media isn't an option anymore. So if you're going to do it, you want to do it well.

Three Essential Social Media Statistics for B2B Marketers

PWB Marketing Blog

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

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It’s 1am and all is well…

The Way of the Web

I’m writing this at 1am. I’ve still got a couple of emails I have to send before the day is over, but aside from that, I’ve finished everything that’s been needed today. And I’m put in mind of an excerpt from a Seth Godin book (I think it’s from Tribes , but my copy is with someone else at the moment). He writes about being unable to sleep whilst on holiday, and going into the hotel lobby to check his email at some odd hour of the night/early morning. Wrote and published two articles for clients.

Clegg needs to find a new narrative and quickly

Danny WhatMough

Tweet. As Nick Clegg found out last week at the local elections and AV referendum, the British public doesn’t forget easily. Clegg portrayed the AV vote as the big concession the Tory party made in joining the coalition. But the truth is that, as with all elections, the electorate simply refuses to focus on the issue in hand and forget everything else. picture credit. Tweet.

Master The Next Wave Of Social

As social media adoption becomes more and more mainstream, marketing leaders race to keep up - creating blogs, communities, and Facebook pages, all too often without a clear road map in mind.

Thank You, Fairy GoogleMother

Waxing UnLyrical

Something strange has happened to my blog Steff Metal over the last month. It’s gone a bit crazy. haven’t done anything different. wrote an article about the history of the Black Death , gave some advice about what to wear to metal festivals and posted some silly metal YouTube videos. And yet, suddenly, my inbox has been inundated with incredible opportunities. Where did they come from?

How My Blog Landed Me on Yahoo’s Homepage (Twice) in the First Year

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Jaime Tardy of EventualMillionaire.com. Within six months of starting my blog I was contacted by a reporter from CNN. Less than a month later I was on CNNMoney.com and did an interview on CNN Newsroom with Tony Harris. week after that, my story (and face!) was on Yahoo’s Homepage. Since then I’ve been in Kiplingers Personal Finance Magazine , iTunes New and Noteworthy list, MSNMoney.com, Probloggers Top 40 to Watch List, and on Yahoo’s homepage again. If someone told me this would happen a year ago, I would have said they were crazy. We all have a story.