September, 2010

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Everything you ever needed to get started with Twitter

SocialFish

I was thinking it was probably time to post something for Twitter beginners, since it’s been a million years since the last time we did , but luckily we have some fab blogger buds who have been busy writing some of this up so I don’t need to! Twitter Basics – Part 2: Set Up an Account and Create a Profile. Twitter Basics – Part 3: How It Works. Twitter Basics – Part 4: Your Settings.

iPhone, Android and Flash

Idaconcpts

Steve Jobs must hate The Flash. Email this to a friend? Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on Facebook. Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn. Post on Google Buzz. Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon. Share this on del.icio.us. Share this on Reddit. Digg this! Share this on Technorati.

Fans, Followers, or Subscribers: Which Are Better For Brands.

Pamorama

Many brands seem to vacillate between the Facebook and Twitter, overlooking e-mail altogether

Content Curation for Twitter: How To Be a "Thought Leader DJ"

blogbrevity.posterous.com

For great social media discussions, follow the conversations on #smchat every Wednesday at 1 pm on Twitter, join the #smchat Ning community , and get the transcripts. Although this post breaks my rule for brevity , I hope you enjoy it!) I actually was a successful music DJ once upon time who very early in life had the opportunity to create a very innovative club. Content Curator is a DJ.

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 Facebook Hurt My Feelings | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy, We are all learning, why not do it together

Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations. And as any blogger can tell you, PR pros understand this, as witnessed by the incredible increase in blogger outreach “pitches&# from corporate PR departments and firms over the past two years. Of course, there’s more to (successful) blogger outreach than just pitching, and there’s more to the new practice of social PR than just blogger outreach. Like what? Will Traditional, Social Media Blend? by MediaPost Marketing Daily Commentary. For example, “PRO: Twitter gives us a great way to leverage PR. 

The Problem With PR

Waxing UnLyrical

Tweet. You know what the problem with PR is? Most PR pros (and firms). We in the PR industry have done a poor job of defining and promoting what we do. The term “PR” has become synonymous with “press releases” (easy enough to understand

Dilbert on Social Media Managers

Idaconcpts

Dilbert is known for its satirical office humor about a white-collar, micromanaged office featuring the engineer Dilbert as the title character. Dilbert portrays corporate culture as a Kafkaesque world of bureaucracy for its own sake and office politics that stand in the way of productivity, where employees’ skills and efforts are not rewarded, and busy work is praised. Sounds familiar?

Social Media Community Manager's Management

Social Media Network Marketing

Monitoring Social Media can be overwhelming. From the outside it looks like a mayhem. Lots of people chatting, couple of praises, many silent monologues that could lead the Community Manager themselves into utter silence and the rest of

Ultimate Guide to Twitter Hashtags

www.searchenginejournal.com

Home About Us Contact SEJ News PPC SEO Tools Social Links BlueGlass SEO Services Social Media Marketing Pay Per Click Online Reputation Management Content Development Mar 24 2009 Ultimate Guide to Twitter Hashtags What is a Twitter hashtag? hashtag is a way to unite global Tweets around some particular topic. They’re like tags on Flickr, only added inline to your post. Thanks. Jens P. Thanks!

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.

Average Age of a Facebook User? 38. [Infographic] | pamorama

Pamorama

The demographics of Facebook and other popular social networking sites are changing quickly as people flock to social media to join the conversation

The social media strategy series: Finding your audiences « The Cube

Gemma Went

The next post in our social media strategy series is all about finding your audiences. If you've missed the previous posts in this series, you can find them here: Is social media right for your business

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Amazingly, it seems like there's more social media tools than Jonas brothers, with the gap growing every day. don't feel the need to experiment with every new piece of software that emerges from its chrysalis, but I do feel a

4 Reasons Why You Must Stop Using Auto DMs On Twitter

Idaconcpts

Take a good look at Bender. Bender Bending Rodríguez  is a fictional robot character in the animated television series Futurama. Bender is a heavy drinker, smoker, and gambler and has been known as “pure evil&# , by other characters. Bender often shows signs of sociopath-like behavior, as he is a pathological liar, and rarely shows empathy towards anyone. Auto DMs are artificial. Conclusion.

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.

Interview with Social Media Citizen: Jo Porritt | Social Media.

Social Media Citizens

Jo Porritt is communications specialist whose career has spanned the evolution of marketing, from traditional - to digital - to social. She is the Managing

10 Thought Leaders Share Thoughts on Curating Content

www.toprankblog.com

It’s no longer enough to provide fundamental features and benefits information about products and services to succeed competitively online. Consumers and of course, business buyers, seek additional information, resources and others to connect with on the topics of interest to them. Within the field of content marketing, curation is becoming a popular topic of discussion. Why bother?

Automated Filtering vs Human-Powered Curation

Aggregage

With solutions like Paper.li and Browse My Stuff grabbing attention, and with people like Robin Good doing a series on Real-Time News Curation , and Ross Dawson tells us has curation has hit the tipping point , it seems like the concepts of curation, aggregation, filtering are suddenly a central conversation.  Of course, this has long been a conversation as Robin, Ross or I could tell you.  Let’ me first provide some background on filtering. Approaches to Automated Filtering. Semantic Filtering – exclude or include based on semantic analysis of content. Browse My Stuff and Tweetmeme.

10 Reasons to Work for a Startup [#whyworkforstartup]

The Marketing Blog

Like any typical evening, we’re busy working on our office desks. Suddenly @santoshpanda sparked of a bright initiative that led to exchange of some interesting thoughts. The channel was ‘Twitter’ and to participate you had to answer the reasons for working in a startup. The hashtag was rightly so #whyworkforstartup. Want to discover other tweets? Missed the conversation?

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.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

The 7 Steps to Creating a Social Media Strategy. Before you begin, commit to worrying about social media tools last, not first. Because tools will change. They always do. There was a time when Netscape seemed invincible

The social media strategy series: Metrics and Measurement « The Cube

Gemma Went

tags: social media strategy, social media ROI, social media metrics, how to measure social media. by Gemma Went. The next post in our social media strategy series looks at the all important 'metrics and measurement'. The ROI bit

Are Twitter Followers Better Than Facebook Fans?

Idaconcpts

This is a common question that online marketers ask themselves everyday. Online marketers are always experimenting on how to deliver the most effective messages across Twitter and Facebook. They are seeking to understand what causes their opt-in recipients to connect better with their brands. Some argue that Twitter followers have the highest conversion rate. Winner:  Twitter followers. – 2.

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Secrets of Twitter Hashtags (For Those Still Unsure)

www.interactiveinsightsgroup.com

Interactive Insights Group Interactive Insights Group helps companies use the Internet and Social Media to grow their business. Our blog offers resources, information, and advice on using social media to achieve your business goals. Wondering how to start or use a hashtag for your own purposes? Want to find out what a particular hashtag means? What the Hashtag?! you have to use an OpenID to log in.

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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

Social Media for the Boardroom

Buzz Marketing for Technology

At a recent BlogWell event I got a chance to hear Robert Raines from Chevron present his Social Media program and how he reports their activity into the Boardroom. It all starts with the Pulse Report that Chevron had produced by Edelman (their PR firm) using their Alterian’s SM2 social media monitoring tool. Many listening engines provide you with “streams” of data which is great. Tweet This!

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The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season

Adam Sherk

football. With a new football season under way I thought I'd take a look again at the NFL teams that have attracted the largest following to their official Twitter profiles and Facebook pages. The usual caveats

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Micromarketing: Relationship Marketing Through Advocacy

Adam Cohen

When I got the email asking me to contribute a review (for Chapter 7) of Greg Verdino ‘s new book, at first I didn’t think it would be a fit.  I haven’t done book reviews here before, let alone since elementary school.  The first notion that came to mind frankly was breaking out a shoebox, some construction paper and scissors so I could start building my diorama. My Diorama.

BREAKING NEWS: It Takes Work To Get Ahead | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy, We are all learning, why not do it together

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The Top 10 Reasons the Packers Suck

Spin Sucks

I have Bears season tickets so Jeannie Walters , Mr. W., Mr. D, and I made our way to Soldier Field last night for the game. Fully expecting a disappointing night, I felt like I was going to throw up with anticipation. Sure we’d won against the Lions in the season home opener (a gift, really) and we stunned the Cowboys last week, but I had more at stake here. We are 3-0!! yards in penalties.

Social Media Marketing - Is Your Business Ready?

www.toprankblog.com

Have you started something you really weren’t ready for? Sometimes it works out and other times it doesn’t. In order for companies to realize the maximum benefit from social media marketing, there must be a certain level of understanding about the nature of online communities, social media sharing web sites and applications. If not, do multiple staff share the role of community manager?

Social Media Is Best Played By Your Nearby Provisional Store?

Social Media Network Marketing

Social Media is about engagement and relevant conversations. It is about building a positive rapport and thereby good relationships. It gets into good CRM and one to one direct marketing space. Lets consider our neighborhood provisional store. Do you think they have been building relationships long back? We would have at some time or the other visited the provisional store near us, this could be from residence or office. These days you can call via telephone and they deliver your requirement at your door-step. Cash turns to credit: They do not mind giving you your order on credit basis.

The Secret to Conquering Twitter: Remember It’s Just Text!

TwiTip

Here’s a simple, one sentence article: There is no secret formula to conquering Twitter beyond writing within the confines of 140 characters. Okay, that’s too basic, but why get too complicated? Twitter isn’t complicated! What is Twitter? Take a step back and consider what Twitter really is. What you get is the opportunity to write up to 140 characters of text. Want to get personal?

Is Our Addiction to ROI Killing Social Media?

Convince & Convert

Tweet Guest post by Matt Ridings , founder of MSR Consulting, a Digital Relationship Marketing Agency in St. Louis. He’s @techguerilla on Twitter. I had an interesting phone call with a prospective client. didn’t know him, and hadn’t worked with his (large) company. In that workshop, we discussed social media ROI realities. Sounds reasonable, right? Not so fast. What do I mean?

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Practice Safe Clicking

Almost Savvy

To my friends who have received the bossy emails from me lately, I’m sorry. tried to be nice when I told you to change your password right away and delete all the posts you’d sent to your friends. know you didn’t like hearing about this. I’m sorry, but I’ve got to say, it’s not me, it’s you. know you didn’t mean to do it. still love you, really I do.

Thoughts on Poken & Off-line Social Networking

The Marketing Blog

Remember the Casio digital diaries which were a digi-fashion statement way back in the 90s? brilliant concept that enabled you to store the details of all your contacts including their names, phone-numbers and what not. However, gradually as time passed by, the concept and the device started fading away. The underlying concept. My thoughts. pretty cost effective way of checking your emails.

Content Is No Longer King: Curation Is King

www.businessinsider.com

Login With Facebook | Login With Twitter | Login | Register Jobs Home SAI Wire Clusterstock Money Game War Room Travel Latest Video Hive Tape Questions Blackboard Online Mobile Gadgets Media Startups Road Warriors Most Commented Digital 100 Silicon Alley 100 Hive Tape Questions Hot » Currency | Economy | Gadgets | Hedge Funds | Mobile | Wall Street. You have successfully emailed the post.

Analysis of The Top 10 Twitter Users and What We Can Learn From Them

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The following is a guest post from one of my favorite young bloggers Onibalusi Bamidele (he's 16!) who has previously written a great analysis on the top 5 blogs and now is taking his evaluation to Twitter

5 Tips for Making a Consistent Social Media Marketing Effort

Mindjumpers

Tweet. In our time of social media networks, it is rather common that companies establish an identity on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc to market themselves even more. There are a lot of platforms to choose from, and many of us are

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Interview with Social Media Citizen: Paul Dunay | Social Media.

Social Media Citizens

Paul Dunay is Global Managing Director of Services and Social Marketing for Avaya, a global leader in enterprise communications, and author of 3 Dummies books

The Spin Crowd: who are these people? | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

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