May, 2008

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Why PowerPoint rules the business world

Buzz Marketing for Technology

A CALL FOR VISUAL LITERACY. In many organizations, the beginning and end of any business activity is marked by the PowerPoint presentation. In the early stages of an initiative, PowerPoint is used in strategy sessions, to present proposals and put forth plans. Later, it's used for updates and progress reports. In the final stages, it's used to report back and to present findings and conclusions. PowerPoint is everywhere, and it shows no signs of going away anytime soon. Why is it used so broadly? And how did this simple tool become so entrenched in business? PowerPoint is everywhere.

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What is Pay Per Click (PPC)

Social Media Network Marketing

Pay Per Click (PPC) is a form of advertising usually found on search engine results and general websites. For PPC’s, the marketer will only pay if a prospect (visitor) actually click on your advertisement. For search engine PPC’s the marketer (you) specifies and bids on a list of keywords. Then, when a prospect surfing the internet searches on any one of those keywords in that list, that activity will trigger your ad in the sponsored listings. When a surfer (a prospect) types in a term, the search engine will display a page that are relevant to that term (keyword). Sponsored search results.

Viral Marketing: Weezer Gets it Right

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In one of the most brilliant marketing moves of all time from a social media perspective, alternative rock band Weezer created an awesome video for their new single, “Pork and Beans,” using internet superstars from a handful of

Update: The CAN-SPAM Act

Freelance Social Media

Four new provisions to 2003's CAN-SPAM act have been announced by the Federal Trade Commision. Following are the four topics that these new provisions address: An email recipient cannot be required to pay a fee, provide information

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

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Blogger: Redirecting

Buzz Marketing for Technology

What if you placed a call to GM and the CEO answered the phone? You would think perhaps this company is too small to suit my needs. This is why the bigger a company gets the more faceless they become because they layer on infrastructure

Do Video Contests Work in India?

Atom Thought

A layman's answer would be : NO! And the reason: many people connect the success of video contest with the number of videos submitted! Now, this is not the reason why we would run a video contest, and this was definitely NOT why I ran

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Reputation Management with Dissatisfied Customers and Word of.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In today's day and age, if your customer is dissatisfied, chances are the world will hear about it through new media

Success In Internet Marketing

Social Media Network Marketing

Success In Internet Marketing is achieved to a large degree by the clarity and effectiveness of your goals. Clearly defined goals will help you chart out your action plan and take you to where you want to go. good mentor, accountability partners, a clear focus and a massive action plan are the key Success ingredients you need to add to the mix. 1. Identify Your WHY. To become successful in network marketing, you need to find your deep felt reason for starting your network marketing business - your WHY. Establish a Dream List. What are the goals that excite you? Document Your Goals.

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.

#86 Sponsored by GoDaddy: Credit Card Backlash, Sales staff or Advertising, and Google battles Viacom while Dell frauds

Taylor Marek

This episode has been sponsored by GoDaddy. Get your piece of the Internet today and save 10% on your next order by using code POD11 or BLU11. link]. In today’s episode you will learn about how credit cards can eat you alive for Finances. For Business, will you pick a sales staff or invest in advertising, and for Technology, I give an update on the Google/Viacom lawsuit and how Dell was caught red-handed. The articles used in today’s show can be found at: [link]. link]. link]. This episode ([link] has been sponsored by GoDaddy. link] ([link].

Social Media and Blog Camp - Courtesy Delhi Bloggers Bloc

The Marketing Blog

Come June 7th and we'd witness another one-day unconference on social media and blogging. Its the social media and blog camp by Delhi Bloggers Bloc. About the Event. DBB Social Media & Blog camp A one-day semi-camp style “unconference

Knowledge Mobilization and Knowledge Translation

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted to the SCoPE conference , May 21, 2008. One of the things I wanted to see Tom Carey explore in his talk today is the concept, suggested in this title, of knowledge mobilization. From iisd , "Knowledge mobilization addresses how external knowledge (outside of the organization) is sought out and combined with internal knowledge to create new knowledge that meets the needs of target users/clients." They continue, "Knowledge mobilization emphasizes purpose (meeting the needs of clients) and looks to how one brings in the knowledge of others. 2003 )." As Davis,

Much ado about nothing – Viral Marketing - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Much ado about nothing – Viral Marketing. 20000 visitors in a couple days can't be wrong. My last post was titled Why geeks make better boyfriends. I was searching the interwebs for some information on a future post and came across an

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.

Social Media Marketing Without Brand Awareness Can Kill You.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social media marketing can be very effective if done the right way, but if it backfires, the fallout can be pretty undesirable. Such was the case for this Digg

Business opportunity on net - money only after sweat!

Social Media Network Marketing

The Internet opens six opportunities for your business: Opportunity 1: Branch Office Newbies see the Internet as advertising. But a business website is better understood as a branch office, a place of doing business. It's like opening a second office where you can entertain customers, except this office has the lights on and coffee ready 24 hours a day, seven days per week. People can stop in at their convenience any time they want and browse through your offerings. What's the monthly rent? Somewhere between $20 to $100 per month for smaller businesses. In early 1999, for example, 1.5 No more.

RadioTail Ripple End of Service

Taylor Marek

I just received this e-mail minutes ago. Here is what it says… Hello, We’ve decided to end our free statistics service, RadioTail Ripple. It’s. been a pleasure having you on our system and working with so many fine. podcasters. As of the end of this month, we’ll stop generating statistics for your. podcast. We will continue to forward the redirects to your media files. for the foreseeable future. I’ve used RadioTail Ripple on my own podcast ( ), so. I’d like to assure you that we’ll do everything possible to make this. easy for you.

Social Media Scores over Mass Media Again

The Marketing Blog

Are you a budding singer? Have you been rejected by one of the reality music shows? Is it curtains for you? think twice before actually coming to the conclusion that it is the end of the road for your singing career

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.

Blogger: Redirecting

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Right now, your customers are writing about your products on blogs and reediting your commercials on YouTube. They're defining you on Wikipedia and ganging up on you on social networking sites like Facebook. These are all elements of a

How to Get in Google News (And Receive 8000 visitors for One Article)

Viper Chill

When this blog was about 6 months old, I considered turning it into an industry news blog or even setting up another one that only covered the latest information. Thankfully, I didn't really get around to that which is good as it's not

How Spying On Your Friends Causes Reevaluation of Endorsed Content

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Last month, I wrote about the ease of friendfeed to spy on your friends. In other words, I can check someone's Friendfeed page and get any information I want about them, including when they are actively engaged in social media

Making AdSense work better

Social Media Network Marketing

According to research the best format for an adsense ad is 336x280. This is because this particular format recieves the highest high click through rate. Pretty much everyone is trained to spot 468x60 banners these days and that's one of the reason banner advertising has such a poor conversion rate! 2. You should use blue coloured links on a white background, reason being they're the default colours in html and the most common colours for links on the web. What this means is, the majority of your visitors will be trained to click these links. 3. Google will ban your adsense account if you do. 5.

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.

#84 Sponsored by GoDaddy: Learning from mistakes, This is urgent, and Windows XP SP3

Taylor Marek

This episode has been sponsored by GoDaddy. Get your piece of the Internet today and save 10% on your next order by using code POD11 or BLU11. link]. In today’s episode you will learn from mistakes for Finances. In Business, you will learn about a sense of urgency. And for Technology, you will learn about the Microsoft Windows XP update to SP3. The articles used in today’s show can be found at: [link]. If you have any questions, comments, or ideas about anything mentioned during the show, or to give your two-cents on a topic, call our toll-free line at 1-866-TMP-2860. link] ([link].

Wanna Present Like Steve Jobs?

The Marketing Blog

Enjoy this fantastic BNET video as Communications coach Carmine Gallo talks about the various techniques that Apple CEO Steve Jobs uses to captivate and inspire his audience. Terrific video on presentation structure and performance

Blogger: Redirecting

Buzz Marketing for Technology

For years, classic brand strategy has always been about the creation of a single message that can be used with all of your constituents; investors, employees, senior management and customers about who you are and what value your company

How to Go from Nothing to 550000 Social Media Visitors in One Month

Viper Chill

We've had a lot of success with a particular client recently and I wanted to share that with you guys today. They wern't exactly getting 'nothing' from blogs or top sites but it wasn't anything to talk about. However, in pretty much one

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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

Confessions and Reflections of a [Former] Digg Addict

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I took off my Digg hat and put it on the shelf on January 28th after algorithmic changes at Digg made it extremely tough for me to appreciate the social news site that used to give you somewhat of a “high” for

Newspaper journalism - makings of a freelance writer

Social Media Network Marketing

In this business you have to be ready and alert. You have to keep in touch with people in the industry, you have to make sure your name remains fresh in their minds, you have to keep on plugging away at keeping that contact book up to date, adding to it, and maintaining friendships. This is a business that functions, to an extent, on “who you know” rather than “what you know”, and it doesn’t hurt to keep that in mind. The fact remains: for a freelance writer, there’s no rush greater than publication. You have to keep at it. That’s what sub-editors are there for. also do it by being persistent.

#83 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How much can you live on, Why I’m not a salesman, and Kindo

Taylor Marek

This episode has been sponsored by GoDaddy. Get your piece of the Internet today and save 10% on your next order by using code POD11 or BLU11. link]. In today’s episode you will be challenged with how much you can live on, find out Why I’m not a salesman, and hear from the people at Sneak Peek! Next week I will show you how urgency can help make the sale for Business. The articles used in today’s show can be found at: [link]. If you have any questions, comments, or ideas about anything mentioned during the show, or. link] ([link]. Sneak Peek!