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6 Guest Blogging Emails That Suck

Ari Herzog

The top navigational bar of this blog makes it very clear that guest blog posts are accepted. want you to write for me. But reviewing the email submissions from wannabe writers, it is pathetic how frequently people think I will publish anything and it is disappointing they view my blog as a trophy to place on their article marketing case. wanted to make sure my topic fits with your theme. Period).

Is Social Media Strategy Required or Redundant?

Convince & Convert

I don’t have a problem with  Guy Kawasaki. enjoy his books. His track record in business is substantial. We have friends in common. But on the subject of social media strategy, we disagree in every possible way. Last month, Guy was interviewed (that happens a lot) in Inc. There’s a tendency to hire a consultant and formulate a plan. Is that the right approach?”) Never forget that.

The Rise of Visual Storytelling In Marketing

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Magdalena Georgieva of Hubspot. The September 2011 introduction of Facebook’s Timeline proved prophetic. “It’s a lot more visual,” wrote Sam Lessin, a product manager at Facebook, about the new look of the social network. Visual, as it turns out, is also the direction in which the world of online marketing has headed. What’s so irresistible about images? Pinterest. Instagram.

Is Social Media Strategy Required or Redundant?

Convince & Convert

I don’t have a problem with  Guy Kawasaki. enjoy his books. His track record in business is substantial. We have friends in common. But on the subject of social media strategy, we disagree in every possible way. Last month, Guy was interviewed (that happens a lot) in Inc. Magazine about social media, as was asked whether entrepreneurs should hire a consultant and develop a social media strategy. To which he replied: No. reject everything about this sentiment, but perhaps most vehemently the notion that you should have a strategy for Google + or Facebook or Twitter per se. No replies.

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ORGCon 2012: My experience and thoughts

The Way of the Web

There’s never been a more important time to be aware of the issues around Digital Rights, whether your main concern is copyright, privacy, or internet access. So a good time to attend my first ORGCon, organised by the Open Rights Group. ORGCon 2012 – was it a good event? along with Cory Doctorow as the three ‘headliners’ ORG themselves picked out to promote the event.

Google Analytics Adding New Ways To Analyze Web Sites

Small Business Mavericks

Google have added two new features to their Analytics tool. The first measures social media interaction whilst the second measures page load speeds. These are two areas that we know Google are keen to include in their search algorithms. Page speed is an important issue for any website owner. The new tool added to Google Analytics makes it easy to see at a glance how a page is performing over time. It’s easy for website owners to become complacent over issues such as page speed. You visit your pages and all appears well. They load quickly and with little drama, so why worry.

6 Guest Blogging Emails That Suck

Ari Herzog

The top navigational bar of this blog makes it very clear that guest blog posts are accepted. want you to write for me. But reviewing the email submissions from wannabe writers, it is pathetic how frequently people think I will publish anything and it is disappointing they view my blog as a trophy to place on their article marketing case. wanted to make sure my topic fits with your theme. Period).

Social media: can’t live without it, can’t live without it

Socialized

Convenient that participants in the National Day of Unplugging could promote the importance of not letting technology take over their lives by tweeting about it, liking it on Facebook, sharing it on LinkedIn or posting it to Google

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Samsung creates Olympic Genome

Jeff Esposito

This post contains video; click here if you are having trouble viewing. Anyone who reads this blog with any kind of regularity knows that there are two things that I am very passionate about – sports and social media. So needless to say, when I see an initiative that mixes the two, I get geeked out. Social Business social media sports 2012 Olympics Facebook James Price Olympic Genome Samsung