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9 Social Media Hacks I Use Every Day

Convince & Convert

Social media isn’t inexpensive, it’s just different expensive. To do it well requires a tremendous time commitment, and regardless of what your life and lifestyle entails, the time you spend on social comes with an opportunity cost price tag. Thus, one of the characteristics that sets adept practitioners of social media apart from less successful adherents is wise use of time.

4 Note-Taking Apps for Android Smartphones

Idaconcpts

Here are 4 apps for your Android device that will make your life easier by allowing you to take notes digitally instead of on a boring notepad. One great advantage of taking digital notes is that are saved in digital form right away. Traditional paper notes are much easier to lose, they can get separated from your notebook, or damaged while in your overpacked bag.  Luckily ColorNote. PhatPad.

3 Reasons Why Pinterest May Succeed Where Google+ Has Failed

SocMed Sean

Unless you have been living under a rock or on an island populated primarily by men, you have likely heard a slight shift in the vocabulary of the women around you. The terms “pinned” or “pinning” are no longer accompanied by the details of a fraternity dating ritual, but instead are followed by dialog about recipes, shoes, arts and crafts, or wardrobe ensembles. So Why Now?

Representational Democracy is Dead

Laurel Papworth

Today Caucus votes in Australia as to who will Lead the Labor Party – our current Prime Minister Julia Gillard, or our ex Prime Minister Kevin Rudd – and ultimately be Prime Minister. I’ve put together a video to talk about how I think representational democracy is dead, and how Media failed the Australian people. Please subscribe and rate?  :P. Democracy is Linear. Very linear.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

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The Essential Ingredients for Building a Blog That Ranks in Alexa’s Top 10,000

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Neil Patel of  Quick Sprout. Would you like to know how I grew Quick Sprout to have an Alexa ranking of 10,000 in under four years? That’s not an easy feat. But the cool thing is I didn’t do anything that you can’t do now. My tactics will work for you , too. Fortunately, late last year I did an interview with Michael Alexis over at WriterReviews about how I grew Quick Sprout. It’s a great interview to listen to. In the meantime I’ve summarized the content in this post. Endure and sacrifice to get great content out. Saturdays and Sundays? totally understand that. Use Digg.

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Forget Gold: Get into the SWTOR Credits Rush

Idaconcpts

The Internet has offered many opportunities for people to invest in alternative forms of currency that appreciate over time and let them make real world profit. One of the earliest examples dates back to the early 2000′s with Second Life, an online world developed by Linden Labs. This online world has an its own internal economy and currency named the Linden dollar (L$). What is SWTOR?

Show 374 - Why Your Business Hides a Myth

Engaging Brand

This weeks  The Engaging Brand podcast  is ready! - The free audio podcast for business covering social media, managment and marketing.sponsored today by MozyPro Online Backup : Simple, Automatic & Secure Backup - for special offer try today! Bob Frisch joins  Anna Farmery  to discuss his different approach to business decision making, from Who's in the Room. How the organisation chart hides a myth. Why the size of the business doesn't matter with decision making . Is a small team for decision making good or bad for the organisations? The need for decision making models .

Reviewing the science of social media

Jeff Esposito

This post contains video, click here if you cannot view. When I received a copy of Dr. Michael Wu’s the Science of Social Media , I was more than happy to dive in. After reading, I can say that despite being ~100 pages, the good Doctor gives readers a great understanding of what makes users of social technology tick. Book Review michael wu Science of social media

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.

Blog Wise Tip 3: Plan for Productivity

ProBlogger

Given all the tasks that can crop up on a blogger’s to do list, it’s no surprise that many of us struggle with task planning and control. Even the big-name bloggers we interviewed for Blog Wise grappled with these issues. Having realized the negative impacts of stress on her productivity, Amy Porterfield has adopted a range of tools—from physical calendars to Google Docs—that help smooth her daily workload, and make sure she gets everything done. Importantly, she actually uses these tools: she told us that she discards any that don’t really work well for her.

Introducing Sean Platt: Internet Grammarian

Ari Herzog

Monday Muse #4 is Sean Platt, who wrote a blog post for me two years ago that delved into his history of blogging anonymously and how his internet life changed when he was found out. But my introduction to Sean was about a year earlier through Writer Dad where he wrote from the heart about everything under the sun. Beyond blogging, Sean is a novelist and grammarian and frequently helps wannabe writers get their words onto the page. He’s a natural born communicator, tweets @SeanPlatt, and explains himself below. went online and we closed our preschool a few months later. No, not at all.

Forget Gold: Get into the SWOTR Credits Rush

Idaconcpts

The Internet has offered many opportunities for people to invest in alternative forms of currency that appreciate over time and let them make real world profit. One of the earliest examples dates back to the early 2000′s with Second Life, an online world developed by Linden Labs. This online world has an its own internal economy and currency named the Linden dollar (L$). What is SWOTR?