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How to import Posterous to self-hosted WordPress

The Way of the Web

With the news that Posterous will be closing on April 30, 2013 , many people are now looking to export their content and start to publish on a different platform. So assuming you don’t want to move from Posterous to another third party service like WordPress.com, Tumblr etc, what do you need to do? Blogging technology importing posterous self-hosted wordpressBuffer.

What’s So Funny About Social Media and Online Marketing? April 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Find sh*t marketing people say, cross-dressing Linux developers, the stages of Twitter addiction, still more priceless demotivational posters, an online tool for generating business jargon phrases, Russian unicorns, things puppets hate about Facebook, the funniest tweets of last year and more in this collection of amusing, creative and offbeat market and social media stuff. by CodeWeavers.

Use Posterous to Easily Enhance Your Tweeting

TwiTip

Use Posterous to Easily Enhance Your Tweeting 7 Image via Wikipedia Posterous will allow you to easily post MP3s, files, videos and photos to Twitter. Posterous is the new kid on the block when it comes to blogging. Posterous connects up with Twitter (as well as numerous other sites), so that when you post something to posterous, it automatically posts to your other accounts.

Make Your Customers Go From Offline to Online Fans

Mindjumpers

Inspired by a blog post on Inside Facebook , I will here go through a couple of examples where different organizations have been able to bring Facebook into their physical store. As seen in the example here, this store has made a window decal taking actual comments and profile pictures of fans from the Facebook page showing them all over the windows of the store.

How to import Posterous to self-hosted WordPress

The Way of the Web

With the news that Posterous will be closing on April 30, 2013 , many people are now looking to export their content and start to publish on a different platform. So assuming you don’t want to move from Posterous to another third party service like WordPress.com, Tumblr etc, what do you need to do? You now have 2 options for getting your content into your new site – one doesn’t require a Posterous export, but we’ll cover it anyway as it’s good practice to always keep a secure backup on your computer or an external hard drive.

Facebook 20-Percent Text Rule: Is It Changing?

Jon Loomer

Here’s an example of a tweet: I think Facebook have dropped the 20% Text Rule! Facebook also provides examples of each and what to expect regarding distribution. Facebook prefers little or no text in an image… And here are three examples… Facebook wants us to keep copy within the text box and off of ad images. jonloomer ? https://t.co/6nZ1i1KJZF Not really.

Four Marketing Mistakes to Learn From

Spin Sucks

There are countless examples of different kinds of marketing mistakes made in the past that make us laugh and wonder how on earth it happened. Take a look at this recent example of the Tesco Juice grammatical error and a boy who made big news by complaining directly to the UK grocery retailer and making them correct it. By Martha Simons. Marketing mistakes aren’t uncommon.

Network Mapping – are you doing it?

SocialFish

Remember this Flickrverse poster? There are two different lens to think about network mapping.   You can do a whole network analysis.   The map can be of social media conversations, for example these network maps of Twitter conversations.   Or they can be maps of networks of organizations and communities. Found a fascinating deck by the always fab Beth Kanter.

Influencer Marketing: The Simple 3 Step Process for Finding the Perfect Influencer

Talkwalker SM

To explain how to do it we’re going to use the examples of perhaps the best-loved product of one of the world’s most recognizable brands: The Starbucks Frappuccino. We can quickly see that @CulturedRuffian has a significantly larger number of followers and is a much more frequent poster than @Fabiodelrey. What do you trust more? Most will agree that the latter is more powerful.

How to get on the Vimeo Staff Picks List – With Examples!

Devumi

You may not be able to plaster awards all over your thumbnail, but you can choose a great image, add some text, and make it look like a professional movie poster. The post How to get on the Vimeo Staff Picks List – With Examples! The Vimeo Staff Picks list is where successful and entertaining videos go to become, well, even more successful. It worked on me.

Should Brands Give Up on QR Codes?

Mindjumpers

Here are two examples of how companies have managed to create actual interaction with their users and thus succeeded in adding more value to the brand through the use of the QR codes. The downloads are offered through posters with QR codes for each book with the aim to encourage the passengers to read in the train and thus promote literacy. What happened to the QR code?

The evolution of social tools

SocialFish

In this Forbes article about Posterous , we see the blogging platform (upon which associationTECH lives) narrowing its focus on to private photo sharing. Start-up Posterous, best known for its simple blogging service via email, has revamped the company around a new product called Posterous Spaces. It’s available for use as an iPhone app, on the Posterous website, or via email.

I Need Your Help Today

Convince & Convert

Every copy of Hug Your Haters includes The Hatrix – a poster that showcases the most important data. very carefully selected the examples, interviews, case studies, and research in Hug Your Haters so that it is relevant to all audiences. There are B2B examples and B2C examples. There are examples from US companies, and examples from around the world.

Switching to Impulse: Social Media Gets Faster

Socialized

We’ve recently had an obsession with brevity in the form of Twitter, and shortened URLs for example. And the iPhone 3GS and Posterous represent the latest advances in real time communications. Tags: Social Media Video Flip impulse iPhone 3GS posterous YouTube Social media just got faster. Immediacy is one of the Six Valuable Attributes of Social Media. The ability to communicate about something as it happens, as opposed to hours or even days later, is a big part of the appeal of social media. So much for immediacy. The iPhone 3GS has solved the video problem.

How 5 Marketing Influencers Are Creating Action on Social Media – And You Can Too

The Social Media Hat

We know we are able to get the answer from how the poster has written with one of the 5 W's. Care about your images because it affects people on a powerful psychological level and there's no better person to use in this example than Dustin W. Social Media How 5 Marketing Influencers Are Creating Action on Social Media – And You Can Too. Are you in the social media industry? https://t.co/vCT4n8HcUi

51 Profitable SEO Niches to Dominate with Low Competition

Viper Chill

However, the dozens of near me sites I’ve investigated appear to be receiving a lot of traffic without being featured on any kind of map pack. I’ll use an authoritative site, HoursInfo, to give an example. Some examples of high rankings they have attained, along with their search volume, include: Dominos near me: 450,000 searches per month (Ranked #5). ” Near me.

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Five Tools to Prep You for 2012

Spin Sucks

Following are some examples of how five new technologies are being used…and how they can help you prep for 2012. You can then set it to upload to Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, email, Foursquare, Posterous, or Tumblr. GE is a great example of using these two tools together. What are you doing to take advantage of it? Pinterest. Google+. Instagram + Tumblr. QR Codes.

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23 (More) of the Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Google+, for example, allows you to link to as many of your other social profiles as you choose”) as well as specific suggestions for getting the most out of Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and Pinterest. For example, useful tools for keeping a collaborative calendar include Google Calendar, Outlook, Basecamp and ZOHO. Social Media Marketing Guides and Tips. know—Reddit?

On Facebook and the Death of Etiquette

Adam Cohen

In each of these small examples, the communication is mostly 1:1.  Have an example to share?  Do you thing Facebook etiquette is a lost art or a lost cause? Post this to Posterous. Let’s face it.  Etiquette is a lost art.  Forget “interruption marketing&# for a minute and think about how people interact on a regular basis.  Same with instant messaging. Tweet This!

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Why I Attend Seth Godin’s Live Events

Debbie Weil

Through a blog, for example. My promise is that I will change that in 2011. I am not ready to make a specific promise (a new blog post every day or an e-newsletter every week, for example). Posted via email from Debbie Weil’s Posterous Today’s was dubbed a practicum on the future of book publishing. Seth has serious fans and they are often as inspiring as he is.

105 Ideas to Add to Your Editorial Calendar

Convince & Convert

Pull together content in the form of a list and name it thusly (take this post as an example). Just take a look at “ 25 Ways to Create Shareable Content ” for an example, which was the inspiration behind the post you’re reading right now. 2. Google’s Matt Cutts  has tons of great examples of Q&A. This example is an email list building template.

105 Types of Content to Fill Up Your Editorial Calendar

Convince & Convert

Pull together content in the form of a list and name it thusly (take this post as an example). Just take a look at “ 25 Ways to Create Shareable Content ” for an example, which was the inspiration behind the post you’re reading right now. 2. Google’s Matt Cutts  has tons of great examples of Q&A. This example is an email list building template.

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Canva for iPhone – Design Like a Boss Wherever You Are

Socially Sorted

You can share your designs instantly to all the usual suspects (social media sites) as well as Whatsapp, Slack and Email.   I love that it integrates with Slack for our team, just sayin’ A suite of layouts that you already know and love – all the social media images and cover photos/banners, blog graphics, cards, flyers, invitations, posters and even Presentations, with more coming.

How to Market like a Musician

SocialFish

It’s a good thing there are so many examples out there that you can emulate! Here are some examples. Some bands like to put QR codes on an album posters and artwork to send visitors to the band Web page, YouTube channel or SoundCloud. Traditional marketing can feel so grossly salesy. Its inherent “ick factor” is why so many companies fail to properly engage their audiences.

12 Steps to Producing a Podcast

Convince & Convert

Here’s an example from when I was on the Content Pros podcast recently: (Note: We are working on adding some audio to these, probably a short description from the hosts, plus music) . Stephanie is also sending via FedEx the finished, giant poster of the episode’s visual notes to each Content Pros guest. Here at Convince & Convert Media, we produce three podcasts.

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7 Content Marketing Poop Scoops

Convince & Convert

With it you create a movie poster starring your cat. You select a movie motif, upload a photo, enter your pet’s name and in an instant, you’re given your poster. If I choose, my poster is entered into the “Catdance Film Festival” giving me a chance to win a trip to Park City or a year’s supply of their kitty litter product. But it’s a bad question too. They’re fascinating.

Overcoming Communication Barriers: A Team Effort

Spin Sucks

The Spartan Sprint is one example. gave an example of having a transcript at the start line for me to read the same time as the runners, or alerting the volunteers in advance. Make posters. By Anne Reuss. Dealing with personal and professional obstacles come a little easier when you’re able to conquer physical obstacles. It’s a true test of how badly you want it. Oh yes.

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7 Writing Strategies to Boost Traffic on Your Blog

Writtent Blog

Once the original poster catches wind of your article, there’s a good chance that he or she will respond to it on their blog. For example, you can list the top blogs, experts, or resources in your industry and turn it into a quality blog post that your audience and search engines will appreciate, like  this one by Kristi Hines. Image source. They can make all the difference.

[SLIDES] What Old School Hip Hop Teaches Us About Content Marketing

SocialFish

Example: Center for Disease Control’s Zombie Apocalypse – picks up on a cultural theme (zombies) to create really effective messaging around being prepared for a pandemic. Example: Expendables movie poster turned into Expendables Body Count poster by Term Life Insurance – but they did this wrong, were slapped with a cease and desist. WIIFM? mmccon LK18.

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Micromarketing: Relationship Marketing Through Advocacy

Adam Cohen

Since I have been a social media enthusiast for some time, I knew about many examples, but I would imaging most marketers would learn even more.  Greg outlines the contrast between mass and interruption-based marketing with several examples of companies that have engaged in deep relationships with a select few.  Post this to Posterous. And then I started reading MicroMarketing. 

Where Do Forums Fit Into Social Media Marketing?

Josh S Peters

Let me give you an example…. For example, this negative thread recently popped up about GE Money Bank credit cards. This thread is still young which means GE Money Bank could easily reply and calm down the original poster, but they don’t bother. Just because something is popular, it doesn’t mean you will be automatically riding that popularity too if you use it. The lesson?

Where Do Forums Fit Into Social Media Marketing?

Josh S Peters

Let me give you an example…. For example, this negative thread recently popped up about GE Money Bank credit cards. This thread is still young which means GE Money Bank could easily reply and calm down the original poster, but they don’t bother. Just because something is popular, it doesn’t mean you will be automatically riding that popularity too if you use it. The lesson?

Some Perspectives on Pinterest

Social Media Marketing

There are some good resources out there with a number of great examples for businesses. You've probably heard that Pinterest is here and in a big way. If you're not already familiar with it, take a look and see if you can understand what the fuss is all about. The site has been around for a couple of years but only recently took off. Simply stated, the site is a visual bookmarking tool.

4 Simple Steps to Finding Perfect Freelance Writers

Writtent Blog

Do any of the commenters or guest posters stand out as viable candidates? Another On freelance sites, for example, the only way to test a writer is by ordering content – which you might pay for and not like. In Hiring freelance writers makes perfect sense when you run a small business or startup. There is only so much you can do yourself. This is where freelance writers come in handy.

Making the Leap: Why Companies Struggle with Social Media

Adam Cohen

Three Industry Examples. Post this to Posterous. How many people at your company are trained, equipped and empowered to talk to customers?  If your organization is large, chances are the percentage of customer-facing people is smaller.  How many customers does your company have?  Simply put, one way is easier, two-way (and multi-way) is hard. An Analogy. Was it safe? Related Posts.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

40 Examples Of Creatively Designed Twitter Backgrounds by Tripwire Magazine. Guest poster Leo Widrich details his top ten tools for Twitterers to “check out to step up your Twitter game and significantly increase your efficiency,” including Twinbow , Buffer, Tweriod and PeerIndex. It has enabled revolutions in real life as well as in digital marketing. Twitter and SEO.

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How to Use Reddit to Boost Your Marketing through the Roof

Webbiquity SMM

For example, let’s say that your business sells collectible music memorabilia. You don’t have to be a prolific poster to benefit from using Reddit. Guest post by Scott Masson. Reddit is the 30 th busiest website in the world, attracting  a whopping 56 billion pageviews and helping to popularise millions of pieces of content each year. What is Reddit and How Does it Work? East Coast.

How to Produce a Podcast

Convince & Convert

Here’s an example from when I was on the Content Pros podcast recently: (Note: We are working on adding some audio to these, probably a short description from the hosts, plus music)  These videos are uploaded to Youtube and Facebook, and are embedded in the Content Pros blog post. Here at Convince & Convert Media, we produce three podcasts. 12 Steps to Produce a Killer Podcast 1.

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5 Steps to Submitting a Guest Post & Getting It Published

Kikolani

For example, I commented on a guest post on Search Engine People , and the writer contacted me the next day with a post proposition for my blog. See the end of this post for an example. As a blog owner, what would you like to see more guest posters do that would make you more likely to accept their posts? thought, not a bad idea. Get to know the blog owner. Have great timing.

What Does Corporate America Fear the Most with Social Media?

Direct Marketing Observations

Some of the likely examples that you may be aware of, are of course Zappos, Cisco, Dells, Best Buy, Home Depot, P&G, for example. All great poster children for corporate social success and the list continues to expand. Every one likes to be in control. Including corporate America, and yet that is their greatest fear with social media. Loss of control. It’s natural.