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35 Great Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

35 Great Social Media Infographics. Here's a collection of terrific social media infographics that might come in handy. As you probably know, infographics are visual representations of information, data, or knowledge

The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases

Adam Sherk

Unique, one-of-a-kind, best-of-breed…blah, blah, blah. We see this type of marketing speak over and over in press releases and promotional materials. And let's be honest, we've all used it at one time or another — shame on us

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As much as Facebook may not be kind to businesses, it's still a tremendously valuable business tool. After all, Facebook could eat the web. In fact, you're likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television

I Don't Care Where. You. Are. Right. Now. | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Hey, you! Yeah, you standing in line at Starbucks using your phone to check-in while waiting to get your daily latte. We need to have a word. We've been connected for awhile on Twitter and Facebook. like you, really I do

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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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Dilbert on Social Media Managers

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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?

Debbie Weil on Corporate Blogging and Social Media

Debbie Weil

The Year of Social Media 2010 [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet. At Mindjumpers, we thought it could be interesting to make our own infographic about the year of social media 2010, and here we would like to share the result of our work with you. We have chosen to include the most significant changes at different platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Foursquare etc. And that was definitely one of the most popular ones!

How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and PR would seem to be natural allies. Both are primarily focused on brand awareness, credibility building and image enhancement. Both are critical tools for dealing with bad news or crisis situations. Both require relationships with influential people in one’s industry to be effective. And both rely on the ability to tell an interesting story. Since many (most?) Share this on Bebo.

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools

Pamorama

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools. The Twitter fail whale error message. Image via Wikipedia. Social media is much more than a way to stay connected and to have fun: it's a way to market yourself, your business

10 Practical Twitter Tips for Publishers

Adam Sherk

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Influence is everywhere, but it's up to you to spot it. As information flow is infinite, many find that it is of utmost importance to capture the attention of the select few who serve as influencers — these are the people who can

How Social Media Has Changed the Hotel Business

Spin Sucks

Guest post by Ann Manion , president of Hotel Advantage. would not describe the hospitality industry as a community of early adopters when it comes to social media. As a specialist in hotel reputation management, I’ve watched hoteliers confront companies such as Trip Advisor and request the removal of unfavorable reviews from their profiles. Followers asked me to dig deeper. So I did.

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.

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.

How My Article on Quitting Foursquare Caused a 5500% Spike in Blog Traffic in 1 Day

Ari Herzog

Who could predict the rationale for deleting my Foursquare account would cause the largest spike in this blog’s history of daily readership? Here’s an analytical chart of readers like you visiting AriWriter over the past year: The farther back I go, the more prominent is the spike in the far right. Note that my visits are excluded in these analytics. Friday, October 22 saw 686 visitors.

The 4 C’s of B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

We’ve all heard about the four P’s of marketing. Product. Price. Placement. Promotion. The four P’s were created mainly to describe the ideal “marketing mix&#. The term “marketing mix&# became popularized after Neil H. Borden published his 1964 article, Concept of the Marketing Mix. Connection – connecting with the audience you wish to attract. Digg this!

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Facebook vs Google Infographic

Idaconcpts

Continue reading for an insightful infographic from digitalsurgeons. Click for larger image.). 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.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

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

How to Screw-Up a Blogger Pitch in 4 Easy Steps

Almost Savvy

In addition to all of the presentations and workshops, one of the many wonderful aspects of the recent LeWeb conference in Paris is the opportunity to connect with others who are working on innovative projects and developing new applications which make our lives easier or more productive. Anyone who reads my blog will easily see that this really isn’t the way I work. Bullcrap. Seriously?

Facebook vs. Twitter [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Digital Surgeons has been comparing the two most popular social networks: Facebook and Twitter. See who the users are and what their behavior is – how often do they login, how many users follow a brand and how often do they update their status. Similar Posts: New Facebook Profiles – A Great Thing For Facebook’s Revenue Stream. The State of Brands on Facebook [infographic].

Seven Ways to Use Social Media for Business

Webbiquity SMM

Though business use of social media is rapidly increasing, many executives remain skeptical of its value. more recent study reported by Forbes stated that while “60% (of small businesses surveyed) credit social media with positively impacting their businesses…(only) 36% have attracted new business as a result of their social media efforts.&#. Share content (your own and others’).

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

Pamorama

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

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

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

Myths Keeping Social Media out of Regulated Industries

Adam Sherk

By now Twitter is an important part of most publishers’ audience development and content promotion efforts. But in reviewing the Twitter presence of newspapers, magazines and other content sites on a regular basis I’m often surprised by the mistakes and missed opportunities that still occur. So to help out I’ve created a list of Twitter tips for publishers. have intentionally left off some of the basics like being genuine, fostering two-way communication, participating not just promoting, etc. that I hope are now well-established fundamentals. What Twitter tips would you add?

Social Media Strategy from A to Z » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social media might be old. It might even be a dead buzzword. That's why you need to paint a picture that's more meaningful and encompasses what social media

The social media strategy series: Is social media right for your.

Gemma Went

This is the first in my social media strategy series where I give a step by step guide to developing a social media strategy. This week, I'm looking at whether it's right for your business. Social media has been big news for a while now

Social Media Adoption by Top 10 Media Agencies

Social Media Citizens

The world of social media is maturing. People have adopted the new means of communication, companies are experimenting with the new business tools, but how the heart of the media industry is adopting to a new social landscape? Well it is quite strange, but not so well. Full document on Scribd. Sources: Campaign “Top 50 Media agencies” + Netprospex “Top 50 Brands in Social Media”.

The Psychology of Facebook Page Engagement: Exploring Status Updates

The Marketing Blog

If you are a marketer responsible for the social media function or a sociosumser (social + consumer = A consumer on the social web) trying to get a grip of user behaviour patterns on Facebook then you might consider reading this further. They say that beyond “Facebook” profiles, the biggest thing to have happened to Facebook has been Brand-pages.

Facebook Advertising Tricks for B2B Marketers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

If I could offer you a billboard in the middle of Times Square for little to no cost for you to advertise your company would you do it? One of the great things about the Facebook is that it provides you access to a large audience of over 550 Million people worldwide at a very low cost so why not take advantage of it. Trick 1) Place specific Job Titles into the Likes and Interest field. Tweet This!

How something like #NewTwitter can destroy the integrity of an innocent human being

Idaconcpts

Marsy, author of Giddy Fingers , presents you with a real life story. of how #NewTwitter almost ruined her life. I was a happy person back in 2008 when I didn’t have too. many things to think about. That being until my dog mentioned a new social. networking platform that was quickly making an impression. on the way the world wrote about things…. Which led me to ponder a thought I should never have.

New Tool Makes My Email Work Harder and Smarter

Almost Savvy

Remember the old days when we started using email for business communication and to send messages to multiple people simultaneously? Ok, so maybe I'm the only one who remembers when that was a big deal. It seems like eons ago

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Using Death as a Motivator

Justin Levy

Death is a normal and natural part of life. While we don’t like to think about it often, death is something that each one of us must deal with many times throughout our life. The thought of someone close to us suddenly disappearing from our lives can be crippling. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Sometimes we lose people unexpectedly. Finding Out by Reading An Obituary.