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Free Tools for Monitoring Hot Search Trends

Adam Sherk

This week Google started embedding a Hot Trends graph at the bottom of search results pages for queries that fall within their top 100 fastest-rising search terms, as seen in this example screenshot: While checking out search trends is

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Social Network Statistics | Brian Solis - PR 2.0

Home Articles Business – Marketing PR 2.0 – New Communications Social Media Speaking Books Appearances About Revealing the People Defining Social Networks October 1, 2009 View Comments Source: Shutterstock Social Networks are among the most powerful examples of socialized media. So, how will you use this information to engage more effectively and genuinely? media+2.0 phil wagner Hi!

Social Media will Disrupt every Function in your Company

Buzz Marketing for Technology

We are at an interesting inflection point with Social Media today. One that threatens to disrupt and reinvent every function in your company over the next few years. Social Media already has changed Marketing forever. You can’t attend a conference or read a blog post without hearing about the latest in this field. This makes it harder to keep up. This is very different than even 6 months ago.

#104: Why I cut up my Credit Card, Do you love your Business?, and.

Taylor Marek

Second CLEP test is a wrap, and here is an episode before I run off to a weekend of camping! Learning anything new? Is there something you would like to learn about? Let me know! Hope you are sharing what you learn with others

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.

The Gadgets of the Future: The Microsoft Courier

Social Media Citizens

It seems that the future for Social Media Citizens looks bright, as so many new gadgets are coming on the market which definitely will make our lives much more easier and interactive. One of them is Microsoft Courier

Sports Teams: Times Have Changed, Adapt!

Freelance Social Media

I cannot help but remember Bob Dylan's song “The Times They Are A-Changin'” when I think of how some sports teams are handling social media. The Texas Tech football program is the most recent example of the mishandling of social media

Recent Facebook Demographics

Social Media Marketing

How the Economy and Social Media Are Ruining PR


Or: The Decline and Fall of Western Civilisation. The combined effects of social media and a down economy are ruining the PR industry. Here’s how. Companies have slashed both staff and budgets across the board, and public relations is no exception. Still, companies will outsource PR as they always have. But if they were once reluctant to pay EVP/SVP hourly rates of $200, $300, or more, then they are today completely unwilling to do so. Instead, they are pushing their agencies to use more junior people at lower hourly rates. This saves money, but has several undesirable side effects.

Directory of All Things Twitter – Finally!

Almost Savvy Twitter can be confusing, especially when you're just getting started. The Twitter website itself is fairly simple. It allows you to post messages (or “tweets”), view tweets from people you're following and run a search on

Google Wave Invites Being Sold on Ebay

Freelance Social Media

Invites going for as much as 72 bucks? This has to be breaking Googles Terms of Service. Google Wave Invite on Ebay. This content from: Freelance Social Media. Google Wave Invites Being Sold on Ebay. Bookmark to

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.

Fear and Loathing in Social Media

Social Media Marketing

What exactly ARE your ethics?

Josh S Peters

A few days ago I recieved a very spammy looking message from twitter user Liquid 4 Health (I'm not going to link to them based on principle). Being the person I am and liking to give people the benefit of the doubt I thought I should

The Nightmare Public Relations Professional and How to Stop Him

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post I wrote for new media and PR expert Brian Solis, but I also wanted to share it with my readers. Brian Solis and Deirdre Breakenridge just published an excellent book, Putting the Public Back in Public Relations

8 minute video explaining Google Wave

Freelance Social Media

This content from: Freelance Social Media. minute video explaining Google Wave. Bookmark to Add '8 minute video explaining Google Wave' to Add '8 minute video explaining Google Wave' to digg Add '8 minute video explaining

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.

Off Topic. Tribute to Disabled Sailors

Buzz Marketing for Technology

2 weeks ago my sons and I had the opportunity to assist at the U.S. Disabled Championship regatta which was being held right here in Greenwich CT. What we thought would be just a weekend filled with helping sailors get into and out of their boats quickly became much more. What we saw not only impressed us but will leave a lasting impression on us for years to come.


How I Increased My Twitter Following by 45% In One Week

Jason Yormark

I've been fascinated by the art and science of building a relevant network of Twitter followers in the past few months. Like I've written before, I didn't really spend a large amount of time with Twitter until May of this year

Why I Do Not Use Yahoo Search

Bill Hartzer

First off, let me explain that I have always been a fan of Yahoo! mean, ever since I first heard the Yahoo! Yodel, I was hooked. know that Yahoo! Search has always had their quirks and they recently have stated that they’ve not really been a “search destination&# , Yahoo! is a portal. Sure, yes, I get that. But this sealed it for me today. Search. I am talking about Yahoo! Video.

Google Wave Invites Coming

Freelance Social Media

Google announced that they're going to let 100000 users into the Google Wave Beta today. have my fingers crossed for one and If I or Jacinta get in we'll let you know all about it. I'm super excited about this new addition to the

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.

#104: Why I cut up my Credit Card, Do you love your Business?, and Why Google Wave?

Taylor Marek

Second CLEP test is a wrap, and here is an episode before I run off to a weekend of camping! Learning anything new? Is there something you would like to learn about? Let me know! Hope you are sharing what you learn with others! Finances : Why I cut up my Credit Card. Figured I’d snip temptation in the butt. Business : Do you love your business? An obvious question, but have you thought about it recently? Are you doing something you love to do? Technology : Why Google Wave? Reasons to watch Google Wave: [link]. Here are a couple additional articles for you to have fun with! link]. link].

Social Media and Your Ever-Expanding Brand


What is a brand, and, as caretaker of your company’s brand, how does social media affect you? The 1922 Merriam-Webster dictionary defines brand as: 1 : an arbitrarily adopted name that is given by a manufacturer or merchant to an article or service to distinguish it as produced or sold by that manufacturer or merchant and that may be used and protected as a trademark. 2 : one having a well-known and usually highly regarded or marketable name. These definitions were fairly accurate until quite recently. If the teller at your bank was rude, it colors your feelings about the bank in general.

Twitter parody

Social Media Citizens

No serious stuff for today. Needed to relax and clear my head a bit so was checking out this cool “Top Twitter parody list” on Mashable while accidently received another video from a friend. It's simple, fun and brilliant – really tops

Google Wave Tips and Tricks, Twitter | Freelance Social Media

Freelance Social Media

Wave Tips and Tricks was started by Sam Davyson Find the wave here The first 7 tips posted are below: 1. Mark read waves as read. This keeps your

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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

#104: Why I cut up my Credit Card, Do you love your Business?, and Why Google Wave?

Taylor Marek

Second CLEP test is a wrap, and here is an episode before I run off to a weekend of camping! Learning anything new? Is there something you would like to learn about? Let me know! Hope you are sharing what you learn with others! Finances: Why I cut up my Credit Card Figured I’d snip temptation [.]. Second CLEP test is a wrap, and here is an episode before I run off to a weekend of camping!Learning Learning anything new? Is there something you would like to learn about? Let me know! Hope you are sharing what you learn with others!Finances: Business: Do you love your business?An

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Easy Database Marketing

Social Media Network Marketing

Some business owners assume that database marketing requires a level of sophistication that is beyond them. While it is certainly true that some systems can be quite complex, there's one powerful database strategy that is within everyone's grasp. The concept of Recency. As long as you have a database that records customer transactions, you can use this powerful concept to help market to people most likely to respond. This will help reduce your overall marketing costs while increasing your response rates

Google Wave for the Virtual Office

Freelance Social Media

Well, we've had our invites to Google Wave for a little over 12 hours now and although I may have slept for part of that time I have had some vision for ways that LangfordSevier can integrate this service into our virtual office

Indians in Social Media (2009) «

The Marketing Blog

By-and-large most of us would agree with that Social media is still in a nascent stage in the Indian context and there is a lot that remains to be explored in the Social media space. Having said that the ripples in the social media wave

Resilient and Engaged, DHS Charts a Path Forward | Social Media.

Social Media Strategery

DHS is charting a path forward to ensure the security of our homeland, but also is paving the way for other agencies and organizations

Search Engine Optimization Horror Story Contest Launched

Bill Hartzer

Do we really need another Search Engine Optimization (SEO) contest ? Because the SEO Contest that Vizion Interactive is launching today is not a traditional “SEO Contest&# in the sense that SEOs (Search Engine Optimizers or those who practice Search Engine Optimization) are typically pitted against each other in an effort to “rank better&# than another. Why all the cool prizes?

Social Media and Video Games

Freelance Social Media

Not actually part of the game. just downloaded the Uncharted 2 Demo on my PS3 to take a look at what is touted as the best graphics the system has seen to date. When I got inside to check out the options I was greeted with something I

Are You Really Satisfying Your Customers?

Social Media Marketing


An Awesome Interview with the Founder of GovLoop, Steve Ressler.

Social Media Strategery

As announced this morning, GovLoop, the premier social network for the government community, has joined forces with GovDelivery, the world's leading

Building Brand Value Through Social Media

Diva Marketing Blog

Recently I had the pleasure to speak at New Media Atlanta about Building Brand Value Through Social Media. Managing a brand in this new social media world is definitely a challenge for any brand steward. world where the voices of your customers (and stakeholders) can block traditional marketing messages, takes new skills: understanding the culture of the "conversation" and how to join in while maintaining brand's equity and your individual authenticity. asked the attendees to fill in the blank: Managing A Brand In The Social Media World Is Like __. Their responses were. awesome! Christmas.

Google Wave: Thoughts after an hour of testing

Freelance Social Media

Promising. Here's what I took away from an hour of testing Google Wave. Gadgets are fun, but the Extensions are going to be where it's at. Right now “settings” is under construction, so I wasn't allowed to add extensions

Linking Social Media to Intelligence

Net-Savvy Executive