June, 2010

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The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases

Adam Sherk

Unique, one-of-a-kind, best-of-breed…blah, blah, blah. We see this type of marketing speak over and over in press releases and promotional materials. And let's be honest, we've all used it at one time or another — shame on us

How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post by Kwame Boame. Follow him on Twitter. If you look around the social web a lot like me, you will agree that most social media campaigns suck. Some people think social media is just fun

Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth

Rewarding badges and points systems on your intranet – social scorecards – could be the turning point for turning your enterprise 2.0 systems from a thing of work to a thing of play. Foursquare becomes Social Work and all the better for it. And don’t be surprised if Facebook comes up with some kind of Facebook Credits/Work Game scorecard integration. The Game of Work. agenda.

How a 3 Month Old Website Received 958373 Visits from Google

Viper Chill

I receive a lot of emails from people who ask whether, with all of the competition online, it's still possible to enter a niche right now and make money. I

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

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

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Helping Kids Stay Safe Online. Is SocialShield the Answer.

Almost Savvy

As a parent, there have been many moments in my life when I considered locking my child in a closet. It would have been for her own safety, mind you. And, I would have let her out when she was, say, 30 or so

12 Reasons to Use Social Media to Grow Your Business


12 Reasons to Use Social Media to Grow Your Business. Social media is fast becoming an essential part part the marketing mix for brands. Companies are increasingly using social tools to monitor conversations about their products

Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide

Viper Chill

Many bloggers end up having a love-hate relationship with StumbleUpon. They love the amount of traffic that the service - which now boasts over 10 million

Mollom and You: Mind Adding a Comment Please?

Ari Herzog

I am testing an anti-spam comment moderation plugin called Mollom. installed it 15 hours ago, to replace Akismet — sparked by a growing concern the popular plugin was deleting unnecessary comments and spamming more false positives than it ought. In that amount of time, Mollom’s processed 175 messages (an oddly high number, forcing me to question if it’s even correct).

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

What has Social Media Network done to us

Social Media Network Marketing

Well at the start let me confess that i myself am glued to the world of Social Media Network Online. So much so that apart from my personal life I have made a profession out of it and am into freelance Social Media Network Online which


Myrland Marketing

A few moments ago, I was on my account on Facebook, and read a post written by Conrad Saam of Avvo. Conrad is less than happy with marketing consultants he has observed lately that advise lawyers that lots of Followers are necessary to

Dear Facebook Friends, You're Doing it Wrong

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Unless you've gone to a college in the last 10-15 years (and only when the book existed), you may not even know where the name Facebook came from. (In case you want to know, here's a hint.) Facebook, originally known as thefacebook.com

I See England, I See France.

Social Media Marketing

I see Facebook's demographics for the top 15 country markets. Okay, so that may not rhyme, but at least you know what this post is about, right? As always, the source Inside Facebook has an in-depth look at some Facebook demographics that matter. In this case, a look at some international statistics in the 15 largest countries represented on Facebook. Let's see what we've got for now. male vs. 40.8%

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.

Is Facebook building the new community-driven question-and-answer.

Social Media Citizens

facbook logo. Is Facebook building the new community-driven question-and-answer (Q&A) platform? think it is. I've just noticed an ad on Facebook, according to which Facebooks is looking for better testers for their new product

Social Media Cheat Sheet

Taylor Marek

Have you ever wanted a cheat sheet when it comes to utilizing Social Media for your business? Just a simple, step-by-step action plan on exactly what you need to do? You can get it for a limited time only when you join my Social Media

Social Media Network / Online Reputation Management

Social Media Network Marketing

Why Online Reputation Management is suggested: Online Reputation Management, ORM, is the practice of managing your business reputation with your online community of stakeholders within the online media space

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary


Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary. The social media landscape is changing quickly, and it's filled with terms that are strange to those who aren't familiar with it. But never fear! Here's a quick guide to some of the terms you may

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

8 Best Practices for Collaborative Blog Groups


In the last few months, I have had the privilege of becoming a regular contributor on several multi-author blogs such as Search Engine Journal , Famous Bloggers , Social Media Examiner , Search Engine Watch , and Stay on Search. Sites like these usually have their own private groups for the contributors to the blog, which is definitely a great idea. If you own a blog that has multiple authors, regular contributors, or regular guest bloggers , here are seven ways a private blog group can be utilized for helping strengthen the blog and its community as a whole. Announcements. Post Promotion.

e-Mail Marketing: Template vs Plain Text


Debbie Weil on Corporate Blogging and Social Media

Debbie Weil

Syndicating FourSquare to Twitter

Ari Herzog

Maggie Fox and Steve Radick entered different restaurants in different cities within an hour of each other and shared their locations with the world. As I write this sentence, Maggie is ordering lunch at Matsugen in New York City’s Tribeca neighborhood; and Steve is finishing his meal at a steakhouse in McLean, Virginia. enjoy reading Maggie’s and Steve’s tweets, ripe with social media strategies and government discourse, respectively; but I don’t give a hoot where and when they eat, drink, and play. They’re not alone in wanting to emulate Carmen Sandiego.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media.

Digital PR Tip Sheet: Twitter for PR

Proactive Report

Twitter can be used for many things.  It’s being referred to as more of a news platform than a social network.   Ogilvy 360 has a very good slidedeck about Twitter strategies that lays out  who to follow and what content to create depending on why you are using Twitter. Using Twitter for PR still gives you several possible goals: Brand awareness. Dialog with influencers. Thought leadership.

Are You A MacHead? The Story Of The Apple Fanboy

Taylor Marek

I want you guys to watch this movie. It is simply amazing. If you have ever wondered how to create a cult, keep them buzzing, and always overdeliver, look at Apple. They have done it time and again. It pays to see how they did it

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How To Incorporate Twitter Into Your Event


Today's post comes from Jenni Izzo, a Drexel University graduate turned PR Account Coordinator with a social media obsession. You can follow Jenni at

e-Mail Marketing: Template vs Plain Text


Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

Get started on truly maximizing your LinkedIn presence with this informative eBook.

Facebook Marketing: Now Available! | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

I'm proud to announce that my first book, Facebook Marketing: Designing Your Next Marketing Campaign (affiliate link), is now available for purchase. It has been a 12-month process from the time that we originally started talking about

5 Ways to Battle Social Media Stump

Harp Interactive

With so much hype surrounding the enormous benefits for businesses to  reap with social media, many have eagerly (and expectantly) jumped into the social landscape with a Twitter account and maybe even a Facebook profile or fan page built around their brand or business. The problem happens when these expectant businesses look around and say, “Now what?” How do I get followers? What else is there?

The Social Habit: Who Uses Social Media and How


The Social Habit: Who Uses Social Media and How. Edison Research just released its latest report on social network usage. The study compares the behavior and demographics of frequent users of social media to those of the population at

#107 Stop Spending Money, Promotion Techniques from the 2010 FIFA.

Taylor Marek

In the Basement Edition! No more dorm rooms for me, I'm heading to Taiwan in August! Enjoy this episode, feel free to leave comments! Links Mentioned: [link] [link

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