September, 2010

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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?

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

Pamorama

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

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.

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.

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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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

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

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!

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.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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?

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.

Introducing Social Media Informers

Ari Herzog

Joining Janet Fouts , Kyle Lacy , Alex Blom , Dave Fleet , Joel Postman , Damian Davila , Jennifer Jones , and others, you can add “social media informer&# to my bio the next time you introduce me. That is, my and their blog content are now syndicated and aggregated on a new online community that informs you about social media. The site is categorized around concepts ( RSS , SEO , analytics ), tools ( Twitter , StumbleUpon , iPhone ), and types ( how to’s , products ). Click one and see blog articles around what you click. Related posts: Do We Celebrate the Wrong Social Media Tools?

How Facebook Hurt My Feelings | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

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

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

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?

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?

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.

Why Your Corporate Website Needs a Blog

Bill Hartzer

If you are in charge of a B2B (business to business) corporate web site, you might have wrestled with the decision of whether or not your company should create a blog. The Nuts about Southwest blog is the corporate blog of Southwest Airlines. You don’t need to be a blogger to take advantage of the newest blogging methods. How often will it be updated? Embrace Online Networking. Digg this!

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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

SEO Strategy In Social Media?

Social Media Network Marketing

Hello Folks, Many a times we have heard of this nomenclature: SEO. The full form of SEO is Search Engine Optimization. SEO is the method by which you improve the ranking of your site on the search engines. Many a times am asked if SEO is only for website? Well this is not entirely true, while they are definitely used for websites they are 'also for any Social Media that you may be utilizing to connect with your target audience' This means that SEO is useful for community managers, bloggers and anyone who would like to be found on various search engines. Have you used on-page SEO?

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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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It's OK to Have Multiple Twitter Accounts

TwiTip

One of the most important factors to being a good Twitter user is to be personable. This fact has sparked an argument that suggests personality lacks to those

How WordPress Can Make Your Website More Manageable

Idaconcpts

For many online marketers, there’s no web development platform that’s as user-friendly, valuable, and adaptable as WordPress. The standard content management system for millions of websites, WordPress is one of the most praised and appreciated online development platforms out there. Luckily, it’s very possible to turn things around. WordPress can do it. Email this to a friend?

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 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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This Just In

Social Media Marketing

From the Not Necessarily the News department: " Teens text more than adults " - or so went a headline from an e-newsletter from MarketingCharts that hit my inbox recently. Okayyyyy. The actual article stated that overall, teens text five times more than adults according to the Pew Internet & American Life Project. Again, not all that surprising, but at least we're getting somewhere.

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THE KEY TO SELLING IS….

Myrland Marketing

Many cringe when the topic of selling, or sales, comes up. When told we are in the position of selling every day of our lives, its enough to make tummies turn upside down, but it's true. Whether you are an attorney whose livelihood

10 Controversial Twitter ‘How To’ Issues

TwiTip

I’ve been using Twitter for over two years. I’ve noticed a few things in that time: There’s no specific, agreed etiquette; One user’s potion is another user’s poison; Your tweeting technique WON’T be liked by everyone, no matter what you do. This causes difficulty, since there’s no standard to work from. Do you send out hundreds of updates every day? Should you schedule your tweets and pump out content even as you sleep? Will it upset someone if you state an opinion? Will it bore someone if you don’t? That’s if you notice at all. What next?