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iPhone, Android and Flash


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 Share this on Reddit. Digg this! Share this on Technorati.

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


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

10 Thought Leaders Share Thoughts on Curating Content

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?

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

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

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Social Media Marketing - Is Your Business Ready?

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?

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

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.

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.

Content Is No Longer King: Curation Is King

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.

How To Post Effectively on Facebook


Tweet. Virtue released a white paper this month on the effectiveness on when to post links and updates on Facebook according to when users are online, and when these links will generate most feedback, likes and traffic to your website

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Interview with Social Media Citizen: Mary McKnight | Social Media.

Social Media Citizens

Mary McKnight is the Consumer Marketing Director at, one of the leading location based applications which helps three million users to discover the

I Love Boobies

Spin Sucks

Have you heard about the “I love boobies&# bracelet campaign?  I’m guessing you have, but if not, you’re hearing about it here, which means it served its purpose. And they’ve had great success. Success in the fact that their target audience, teens, are proactively buying these $4 bracelets, and more success than probably expected, in regards to the media attention.  No, I do not have kids. 

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.

What’s the law around aggregating news online

ABOUT ARCHIVES CONTACT SUBSCRIBE TWITTER What’s the law around aggregating news online? Harvard Law report on the risks and the best practices By Kimberley Isbell / Sept. 8 / 10:30 a.m. [So much of the web is built around aggregation — gathering together interesting and useful things from around the Internet and presenting them in new ways to an audience. billion in 2008 alone. AFP v. Tori E.

How WordPress Can Make Your Website More Manageable


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?

Introducing Social Media Informer

Almost Savvy

Learning to maximize the benefits of using social media can easily seem an overwhelming task. Toss in keeping abreast of constant changes and the latest tips and tricks, and it suddenly feels like a full-time job just hunting down the information you need from sources you can trust. Interested in reading up on how to get the most out of LinkedIn ? Appreciate their content and style?

10 Controversial Twitter ‘How To’ Issues


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?

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.

Online Content Curation: The Key To Building Visibility, Authority And Value

Curated in real-time. When I first wrote about this , six years ago, I called this type of work newsmastering and newsradars , but now that the real-time element has come into play, as much as social media, video, Twitter and other new content sources, the original idea of what a newsmaster / content curator is and what tools and features are really needed has certainly started to change.

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!

PR Pros: Stop Treating Bloggers Like Second-Class Media

Spin Sucks

How many of you go to cocktail parties and, when you say you’re in public relations, the person you’re speaking with says something along the lines of, “Oh. You’re a spin doctor.&# ?  As an industry, we have done a horrible job of doing our own PR, as evidenced by the “ PR is not publicity. Publicity is not PR. &# blog post I wrote last week. COME AGAIN?! EXCUSE ME?

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Book Review – UnMarketing: Stop Marketing. Start Engaging.

Dave Fleet

Tweet If you’re a regular Twitter user, Scott Stratten can be hard to miss at times (ok, always). Start Engaging –  when he offered to send me an advance version. Right from the first word, UnMarketing is an easy read, written in simple, plain language that is easy to digest and has made Scott so many friends online. The footnotes throughout the book are simply hilarious, too.

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.

Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble | social crm.

Convince & Convert

We built our own Frankenstein. We are spending countless employee hours tweeting, retweeting, responding to tweets, figuring out whom to follow, secretly following celebs and athletes, and designing custom Twitter backgrounds

Interview with Social Media Citizen: Chris Tompkins

Social Media Citizens

Chris Tompkins Christ Tompkins is the founder of Go! Media International, an online marketing company, who's team focuses on building successful social media marketing strategies for its clients. Chris has spoken at many national and

What Bristol Palin Can Teach Us About Personal Branding | Spin Sucks

Spin Sucks

Guest post by Sima Dahl, president of Parlay Communications. I'm passionate about personal branding and social networking. As a blog topic, it gets a lot of digital ink. So why is it that so many of the business professionals still know

Privacy Is About Control, Not Anonymity

Dave Fleet

Tweet Seth Godin says you don’t really care about privacy : “If you cared about privacy you wouldn’t have a credit card, because, after all, they know everything you spend money on. And you wouldn’t use the phone, because somewhere, there’s a computer scanning what you say. What most of us care about is being surprised. You know what I want? Control. How about you?

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

4 Content Curation Ideas to Implement Now

Junta42 Content Marketing blog The Content Marketing Revolution How Junta42 Works Find a Vendor Blog Community About Us Top 42 Blogs The Book « Are My Customers Interested in What I Have to Say? Main September 22, 2010 4 Content Curation Ideas to Implement Now I caught Paul Gillin's column in B2B magazine yesterday on how curation is the new creation. This quote hit home: " humans face a problem our species has never confronted before: We have too much information. Our challenge has shifted from finding what we need to filtering out what we don't. You can too.   4.

Social Customer Support: AT&T is doing it Right!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I have been an avid iPhone user almost since the day it came out. just had to have one and it killed me that it took a week to get one when it first hit the market. love everything about the iPhone except the fact that it has been hard to actually use it as a phone! To make matters worse it is almost impossible to use in my home but that is a network issue rather than an iPhone issue. quickly asked my social network if it was worth it and I got a unanimous YES back from my Twitter and Facebook connections. So I decided to give it a try. The only issue … is it was impossible to get one!

Five Signs A Social Media Star’s Reputation Is Spin

Spin Sucks

Guest post by Liz Strauss , founder of SOBCon. The social business space has made me many lifelong friends. Standup humans who I would stake a claim for, people who know business, strategy, and the unique art of relating to humans as humans. Yet as I move through the social space, I’ve watched a few stars lose sight of the relationships they’ve made. Choose your own example.