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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.

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.

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.

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.

What the Elimination of Facebook’s 20% Text Rule Really Means

Ignite Social Media

The image above is sample post from our client Go Red For Women, and example of an image with too much text. Keep in mind, the following examples are exceptions to the policy: Movie posters. Posters for concerts/music festivals, comedy shows or sporting events. Community Managers and Social Media Buyers around the world rejoiced! Then we read the fine print…. Legal text.

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? The map can be of social media conversations, for example these network maps of Twitter conversations. For example, the Irvine New Leadership Network project that has used network mapping for two purposes: 1) evaluation 2) direct network engagement. Found a fascinating deck by the always fab Beth Kanter. 2005 – that was eons ago.

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?

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.

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 Convert Blog Visitors to Social Media Followers

Socialmedia.biz

For example let’s try tweeting from Canva’s blog. An example of a site making the most of this is Live Chat. Guest posters make the most of this when they write for Content Marketing Institute. Post by Adi Englander. Do you want to drive more blog traffic with social media? Would you like to convert blog visitors to social media followers? Add follow buttons. Adi Englander

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.

ICYMI: 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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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. I’ve already talked about Posterous which is an amazing tool that lets you post almost any kind of file to almost any social network, blog, etc simply by emailing it to your unique Posterous address. 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.

6 Creative Social Media Tactics to Produce Better Content

Sprout Social

Here are a few examples of brands using GIFs to support their content strategies: New study says dark matter is made of black holes formed in 1st sec of universe’s existence: https://t.co/JIjK3unKuw Just look at these examples from Disneyland and Taco Bell. For example, you wouldn’t think that a home improvement store could relate to an award show like the Oscars. Happy Friday!

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I Need Your Help Today

Convince & Convert

Every copy of Hug Your Haters includes The Hatrix – a poster that showcases the most important data. I 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.

9 Powerful Time-Saving Tips to Help Grow Your Brand on Instagram

Buffer Social

Quick reminder: Before you repost, it is best to request permission from the original poster. If I start editing a paper, for example, I have to spend at least 30 minutes editing. A great example is Gary Vaynerchuk’s VaynerTalent Content Machine framework: His strategy is to record a video or audio every week and turn it into four long-form articles and 40 social media images.

10 Facebook Posting Tips to Improve Your Brand Awareness

Sprout Social

If you’re integrating it into your Facebook strategy, tagging the original poster in your re-post is a digital kudos. For example, the presidential debates, popular sporting events (such as the World Series) and awards shows are among some of the live events you can expect to see trending. Here’s a great yet subtle example from Fitbit. Use Tags for Additional Reach.

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?

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. A lot. QR Codes.

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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? 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. New technologies change that behavior as people seek to leverage the convenience they provide. Related Posts.

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Why I Attend Seth Godin’s Live Events

Debbie Weil

Through a blog, for example. 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 I’ve attended a handful of Seth’s live events over the past decade (cf Why I like Seth Godin’s quirky workshops from 2005) and always come away recharged. Groan.

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. I know—Reddit?

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. Google’s Matt Cutts has tons of great examples of Q&A. Buffer’s Open blog is an example of transparency.

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. Google’s Matt Cutts has tons of great examples of Q&A. Buffer’s Open blog is an example of transparency.

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51 Profitable SEO Niches to Dominate with Low Competition

Viper Chill

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). I think this scared the original poster. One such example, is UploadVR. For this example, I’m going to use SEMRush.com. ” Near me.

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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.

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

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.

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.

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. Some key thoughts that struck me while reading the book: - Greg is very adept at taking social media examples and talking about them in terms that “traditional&# marketers will understand. - Post this to Posterous. My Diorama.

[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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Overcoming Communication Barriers: A Team Effort

Spin Sucks

The Spartan Sprint is one example. I 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.

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.

Canva for iPhone – Design Like a Boss Wherever You Are

Socially Sorted

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. In the following example, I chose the design “Instagram Tip Images” in the top right hand corner.

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? How about potential customers? Simply put, one way is easier, two-way (and multi-way) is hard. An Analogy.

4 Simple Steps to Finding Perfect Freelance Writers

Writtent Blog

Do any of the commenters or guest posters stand out as viable candidates? On freelance sites, for example, the only way to test a writer is by ordering content – which you might pay for and not like. 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.