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4 Tools to Streamline Your Social Media Outreach

Idaconcpts

Whether you’re promoting a product, a service, or just trying to expand the audience for a post on your blog, social media has grown into a digitized word-of-mouth marketing platform that, when used correctly, can outcompete a billboard or an ad on television. When you really want to get the word out, spreading that news across Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Google+ are the go-to mediums.

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Instagram’s New Web Profiles: The Value for Brands

Mindjumpers

The 100 million strong photo-sharing community Instagram just launched web based profiles. It gives users access to their profiles through the web in a sleek yet oddly familiar Timeline-evoking design. Ironically, as Facebook is increasingly optimising for the SoLoMo future, Instagram is now working towards becoming more web-based. Seen from the user perspective. Business opportunities.

How to Utilize Technology to Become a People Person

Unspoken

“People person” is a phrase that will go down in history as one of the most overused by job-seekers. Most people can say that they have used the term when being interviewed for a new job. know I have. But what does it really mean in today’s world, when we have been overwhelmed with technology and essentially encouraged to disconnect from face to face contact with others? There are a couple of answers to this question. The most obvious of course being to put the iDevice, laptop, or cell phone down and just connect with others on a basic level. Facebook. Match.com.

5 Lessons From the Best Example of Content Marketing Ever?

Convince & Convert

Marketers sometimes say things to me like, “Well, nobody in our industry is doing that kind of robust content marketing, so why should we start?” ” Here’s the deal. Your industry doesn’t matter. What matters is that big companies are embracing big content, and in so doing they are changing the expectations of YOUR customers , whether you like it or not.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

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On The Road (Warrior) Again

Twist Image

Now - more than ever - it's possible to do business from anywhere at any time. For over ten years, I've been doing my best to figure out how to be as upwardly mobile as possible. To ensure that I can work from anywhere and have access to everything that I need access to, no matter what time zone I am in and no matter what time during the day the muse to work strikes. Removing the obvious. There are certain, obvious pieces of hardware that you need to have to make the transition from cubicle to coffee shop. OK, you have the basic gear. now what? Double-down on chargers. Plug in. apple. dropbox.

11 Tips Blogging Tips for Businesses-Authority Building

Akamai Marketing

Blogging Tips for Businesses: Build Authority. There are many reasons to blog. But today we’re going to focus on one objective: Become an expert in your field. You can build authority through blogging, these 11 blogging tips for business will get you started. One reason: sales. Imagine getting more leads that close faster. That’s the power of blogging. We’ll cover tips for both.

5 Must Have's of Social Business

Engaging Brand

Social business is not just about a business embracing social media.well, not for me anyway. Social business is about the whole business becoming social, or maybe a better word would be connected to the outside world. In a way merging of the company, supplier, customer, consumer and the stakeholders. . For this to happen there are 5 must have's. Transparency - for two reasons.

Happy Election Day

SocialFish

Tip o’ the hat to Tom Webster at Edison Research (the official exit pollsters) for this great video about things you might not know about the election results process. Be the smartest person in the room at your election night party! Enjoy – and happy voting. Potluck

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.

October’s most popular posts

Sherrilynne Starkie

Most popular posts. View more lists from Sherrilynne Starkie. Featured Ottawa agency Blogging consultant list.ly PR public relations Social Media

How to Make a Full Time Income from Freelance Blogging

Kikolani

This is an interview with Tom Ewer. Tom is a freelance blogger and internet marketer. He quit his job at the end of 2011 and shares all of his successes and failures at his blog, Leaving Work Behind. He has just released a guide – Successful Freelance Writing Online: How to Generate a Full Time Income by Writing For Blogs. In this interview, he reveals why he is a freelance blogging evangelist. Tell us about how you became a freelance blogger. Well it rather took me by surprise if I’m honest with you! It just wasn’t working out for me at the time. In short, it’s not! Best of luck!

Jugnoo predicts 2012 Election: Obama with Republican Congress

Jeff Esposito

Thanks to Danny Brown for passing along this predictive Infographic from Jugnoo  utilizing social media. Be sure to check out all the cool things these folks are working on up North. social media 2012 Election. 2012 Election Predictions Congress Predictions Mitt Romney President Obama

A Community Starts with 1,000 Members

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Jeremy Miller of www.StickyBranding.com. It’s easy to see the successes bloggers like Darren Rowse and Chris Brogan are having with social media and think, “I want that.” Darren’s ProBlogger Facebook page has over 43,000 Likes, and Chris has over 103,000 people following him on Google+. I’m not in their league, but in less than two years my LinkedIn Group, Sticky Branding , grew to over 22,000 members. People see these successes, and want to replicate them for their businesses. They’re virtual ghost towns. For example, there are over 1.3 90% of a community is silent.

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.

6 Ways To Use Personas In Marketing

Small Business Mavericks

Online marketing can be made more effective if you use a persona. persona is the voice that is unique to you or a character you create for marketing purposes. One of the most original and most well known personas on the Internet is Jeeves. Remember Ask Jeeves? It was the search engine that later became Ask, but when Jeeves was first introduced to the online world, everyone loved him. Now he’s retired. Your persona can be your natural voice or it can be a character you create, but it must be unique. It should be a voice that people can relate to. Someone has to write your website.

The Commonsense Approach to Fresh Post Ideas

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Ryan Shell of Fashables. If you’re a long-time blogger, you, at some point, have inevitably looked at a blank document on a computer screen and thought to yourself, “I have no idea what I’m going to write about.”. And if you’ve never been a blogger, it’s likely you haven’t even fathomed the idea of, you know, sharing your thoughts with all of “those” people on the internet, let alone knowing what to write about. What to write about. When the “What do I write about?” My method isn’t rocket science. It’s also not some wildly colorful secret that you’ve not been told. Very.”.