Hey Sports Teams Quit Telling Me to LIKE your Facebook Posts
AUGUST 28, 2012
Lately I’ve been noticing a lot of Facebook posts in my news feed with a specific request to “LIKE” the post. Sports teams are among the biggest offenders: Now don’t get me wrong. But as a user I find it annoying to frequently see posts in my Facebook news feed that directly ask, cajole or downright beg me to “LIKE” it. Social Media
Social Media Community Management: An Interview with Kathryn Peck of EA SPORTS
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 12, 2011
Almost exactly a year ago, I observed Kathryn Peck represent EA SPORTS on Twitter. What’s a typical day like for you as the EA SPORTS Active Community Manager? There are a number of channels (Facebook, Twitter, forums, etc.) How (and when) did you get to be the Community Manager for EA Sports Active? Here’s what I’ve learned from her. 1.
Twitter to Live-Stream Two New NBA Shows
JULY 19, 2016
Twitter’s live-video-streaming pond added a big fish: the National Basketball Association. The social network and the league announced an expanded content partnership Tuesday that will bring a new weekly pregame show to Twitter, along with a second show, for which the details have not yet been worked out. The shows will be created through the NBA Digital partnership with Turner Sports , and the league’s pact with Twitter also extends the Amplify program between the two partners, with more video content coming for Twitter, Vine and Periscope. Animated GIFs.
Socialympics: How Social Media and Blogging Has Boosted Sports Media
Convince & Convert
JULY 23, 2012
Sports have been played, enjoyed by spectators and covered by the media since well before the advent of smartphones and social media. But it’s no question that the development of social platforms has changed how we play, enjoy and cover sports. Twitter is the new sports ticker. Sports will never the be same and it’s quite exciting. Athletes Break the News.
12 Twitter Tips For Lawyers
JANUARY 28, 2014
12 TWITTER TIPS. Well, it’s no secret I’m talking about Twitter because I’ve made that obvious in the title of today’s post. There are 645,750,000 active Twitter users, sending an average of 58 million Tweets a day. In my early days in Social Media (it’s SO old!), I met and fell in love with Twitter for all the reasons I stated above, and more.
Twitter and Television: A Match Made In Heaven
JULY 23, 2014
Add sports into the mix, and I’m seriously embarrassed. A big part of why I enjoy TV so much is the camaraderie I get from tweeting along with the shows as they air. It’s so cool to see your feed explode when (GoT SPOILERS) Ned Stark loses his head or (Fargo SPOILERS) Gus shoots Malvo. My experience is that Twitter has become very intertwined with primetime television.
Behind the Curtain of a Sports Social Media Giant
Convince & Convert
AUGUST 2, 2013
The RSS feed is: [link]. Bryan’s plan is to host live Twitter chats with players and continue to offer other features as the season goes on. When ESPN looked the time users spent looking at content for the top 32 teams across all sports, 31 of those were NFL teams (the Jacksonville Jaguars being the only NFL team to miss the top 32). Bryan Srabian, The SF Giants @srabe.
How To Automate Twitter Without Looking Like an Idiot
APRIL 8, 2015
You: Dude, isn’t this post supposed to be about how to automate Twitter? In August 2014, I took over the Twitter account for the Chicago Chapter of the Wisconsin Alumni Association. Since the latter rate was now part of a much higher impressions total, this Twitter automation strategy drove an 80X increase in raw number of engagements. Find the RSS feeds for each source.
The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise
JUNE 6, 2011
Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list. These men are indeed using Twitter to rewire and reorient the Web. Today, Twitter posts 50 million tweets per day. Adam L.
2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men
Blue Focus Marketing
MAY 23, 2011
Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list. These men are indeed using Twitter to rewire and reorient the Web. Today, Twitter posts 50 million tweets per day.
You Suck! So I Unfollowed You On Twitter!
DECEMBER 6, 2011
So, to be brutally honest, I don’t care how many followers you have. I don’t care about how many tweets you have. I don’t care how long you have been on Twitter. I don’t care whether you #followback. Maybe you’re annoying, an absolute bore, a spammer, or just rub me the wrong way…maybe you’re just not MY cup of tea.Be a good sport about it, though. unfollowed you on Twitter! Do you think that announcing it on your Twitter feed is going to shame me back into following you again? That’s not how Twitter works.
Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags
SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media MARKETING Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS OpenX Rackspace Hosting ConVerdge Communities About Us Submit a Tip! One of the most complex features of Twitter for new users to understand is the hashtag , a topic with a hash symbol (“# ) at the start to identify it. If you a.
Qantas Airways on Twitter and the Black Face criticism
AUGUST 28, 2011
Qantas Airways published a photo of two fans with blacked out faces and wigs on, causing a controversy on Twitter, in spite of Radike Samo not minding at all. My view is that there are deeper issues here -Qantas brand voice on social media is not their traditional marketing voice. black face qantas airways twitter. Do online communities overreact? What would Virgin do? VALUE SYSTEMS.
How Average Players Use Twitter and a Human Voice to Become Social Media Superstars
Social Media Strategery
FEBRUARY 21, 2012
Take a look at their Twitter feeds – they talk about partying, drinking, farts, pranks, and the women they go out with. They don't speak in sanitized sports jargon ("we just took it one game at a time out there and gave it all we had"), they don't attempt to drive traffic to the team's website or sell merchandise, and they don't try to cultivate their "personal brands." They are, for better or worse, acting like themselves and talking to their fans on Twitter like they might talk with a group of their friends. They're honest.
Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
FEBRUARY 16, 2010
consider my current @tamar network, though, either quite knowledgeable or clueless and inactive (as in the case of my family — I still love them but they’re not the target audience for my Twitter account , which is rather social-media focused). I’m not sure there’s much “in-between. I’m also something of a Twitter purist. Sports! Thank you.
The Secret to Conquering Twitter: Remember It’s Just Text!
SEPTEMBER 17, 2010
Here’s a simple, one sentence article: There is no secret formula to conquering Twitter beyond writing within the confines of 140 characters. Twitter isn’t complicated! What is Twitter? Take a step back and consider what Twitter really is. If you’re followed by 10 people, those 10 people get it sent to their feed. The same can be said for Twitter.
The Most Popular MLB Teams on Twitter and Facebook
APRIL 5, 2010
Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Popular MLB Teams on Twitter and Facebook by Adam Sherk on April 5, 2010 A new baseball season is underway and we are in that wonderfully brief period when fans all over the country still believe this could actually be the year for their team. Enjoy it while you can. Pretty embarrassing. know I do.
Where to Find Twitter Trending Topics for your Online Marketing
JANUARY 23, 2015
Marketing with Twitter trending topics is a strategy that combines careful planning, even more careful research, and a bit of dumb luck. The dumb luck isn’t really luck, it’s just your planning and research striking a particular nerve and going viral. I’m going to show you all of the web resources that are going to help you find Twitter trending topics, and give you examples of what works.
Everything You Need to Import and Display RSS Feeds with WordPress
DECEMBER 2, 2010
Just as other people are displaying and reading your feed in their apps and devices, you can use external RSS feeds to supplement and strengthen your site’s primary content. Whether you’re displaying feeds from similar sites or aggregating news from around the world, importing feeds means taking advantage of the best that the Web has to offer. Why do it?
Social Media is Like the Telephone
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
It’s been nearly a decade since Twitter launched in March 2006 and while it’s been wildly successful, I still encounter business leaders and family members who think it’s all about bad grammar, cat videos, and other junk. Strategically selecting and building this list will help ensure your feeds are filled with people and conversations that pique your interest.
MARCH 29, 2011
Brian Meeks has delusions of novelist, which he feeds by writing the Henry Wood Detective series (Available soon and on his blahg ). There is a sport, which is known by some, but perfected by few. It is usually played on a platform such as Tweetdeck or Hootsuite , though one could certainly use Twitter. Does anybody use Twitter for tweeting anymore? digress.
[Infographic] Facebook Is NOT The Largest Online Social Network, Email Still Rules!
DECEMBER 3, 2011
Think about it, your email contacts are like your Facebook friends, LinkedIn contacts, and Twitter followers all rolled into one. And your inbox is more successful at managing text and multimedia better than the Facebook timeline, Twitter feed, RSS subscriptions and Google+ feed combined. That honor still goes to email. Is email used to discuss common interests?
5 Social Media Opportunities to Plan for this Summer
Ignite Social Media
JUNE 3, 2016
Last year saw celebrations in countries such as Egypt and Spain, so stay tuned to @MashableEvents on Twitter to see what this year will bring as anything can happen. 2. Instagram Keep an eye on your Facebook feed in the coming weeks as Facebook has announced the ability to capture and upload 360 degree photos. Read on for our look at five moments you can’t miss this summer. 1.
Tips on how to use Twitter if you're a business
Freelance Social Media
NOVEMBER 15, 2009
Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Tips on how to use Twitter if you’re a business by cinta5 on November 15, 2009 It’s great to see new businesses and organizations join Twitter! I’ve had the pleasure of sitting down with a few of them and share tips on how to use Twitter. Hashtags. Use them.
10+ Ways To Use B2B Social Media In Your Business
PWB Marketing Blog
OCTOBER 25, 2011
Have branded wall paper for your Twitter profile. Have feeds from Facebook and Twitter, an RSS feed from your blog, current YouTube videos, a Google News RSS feed for your company news and press releases, etc. If you’re hosting a conference or event, provide a Twitter hashtag so attendees can tweet about the event. Skin your YouTube page. Tweet with them.
Eight Conversations Your Customers Want to Have With Your Brand
Social Media Strategery
APRIL 14, 2013
When you think of the Porsche 911 , you probably think of the iconic sports car that rich guys only drive on Sundays. Panera uses their website and social media to t ell the story of their passion – feeding the hungry of America. A brand’s customers represent some of their best resources, yet most brands leave them on the bench. Your history. Listen to the stories.
Realtime Marketing: How To Plan For The Moment
The Realtime Report
AUGUST 22, 2014
This concept plays off an idea presented by Stephen McIntyre , the Managing Director of Twitter Europe, at the Dublin Web Summit last year. Here’s a Gif that captures this concept in a silly way: Just when you thought @Twitter couldn’t get any better, now we can post a GIF of Curly Fries playing soccer. It shaped up to be the largest sporting event on social media ever.
Twitter Etiquette: Should You Follow Everyone That Follows You.
AUGUST 26, 2009
jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / Twitter Etiquette: Should You Follow Everyone That Follows You? Subcribe via RSS Twitter Etiquette: Should You Follow Everyone That Follows You? August 26th, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share In an earlier post, I talked about the idea of quality vs. quantity when it comes to building out your Twitter following. Since then, I’ve noticed two schools of thought when it comes to the art and science of Twitter following. Of course, but I don’t use Twitter to browse.
3 Viral Marketing Lessons from the 2016 Super Bowl Commercials
FEBRUARY 8, 2016
The Super Bowl is one of the biggest global events for both the sporting world and for brands. As the virality map below shows, the majority of the discussion of this video stayed on YouTube but there was still significant spread to other media types, particularly on forums and on Twitter. Brands’ Twitter feeds by contrast were only able to deliver around 160,000 retweets.
Analysis: Top 100 Twitter Users
OCTOBER 19, 2009
You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » Analysis: Top 100 Twitter Users Analysis: Top 100 Twitter Users Written by Glen, this post has 24 Comments In terms of traffic, I feel like Twitter is becoming a sort of hybrid between Digg of a few years ago and StumbleUpon. They tend to be people who have acceled in areas of acting, music, or sports. supr exctd.
Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 5, 2011
also gathering intelligence via their rankings on top social sites and by stumbling upon new items in my feed reader. Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations. Twitter. This post explores YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and Flickr. Twitter. Today, I turn 30.
New Research: Americans Hate Social Media Promotions
Convince & Convert
APRIL 8, 2012
Among other disruptive characteristics that have altered the nature of business forever (real-time interaction, every customer is a reporter, customer service is a spectator sport, etc.) a major way that social media changes the game is the Democratization of Voices. Now look at Twitter (public feed of the people you follow, not lists). Mine looks something like this: Friend.
How to Get Ahead of This Year’s Social Media Trends
Convince & Convert
MAY 31, 2016
Instagram expanded video lengths to four times their previous length and implemented an algorithmic news feed to show top content first. Twitter changed their Home feed , introduced GIF search , and just announced updates to the 140 character limit. The same number of people listen to podcasts today as use Twitter. Snapchat rolled out Chat 2.0 and opened up geofilters.
StumbleUpon Channels: Which Media Brands Are Doing Well?
FEBRUARY 14, 2012
Suffice it to say there are also a number of media brands doing well in TV, technology, sports, celebrity, art and more. Some more observations: The ability to connect RSS, Twitter and Facebook feeds makes it easy to maintain a Channel without committing significant time or resources. Consider creating a dedicated feed for content that makes the most sense for StumbleUpon.
Social Solute: 4 Brands on Social Media to Admire This Year
Ignite Social Media
JUNE 17, 2016
Not only is the company’s entire feed aesthetically pleasing and wanderlust-inducing, but it follows many channel-specific social best practices. We particularly admire its Twitter account, which uses a perfect content mix of gifs, videos, and photos with short, sweet copy and just the right sprinkle of emojis and relevant hashtags. Airbnb. Disney Pixar. Absolutely. Red Bull.
50 Shortcuts to Create Visual Content for Social Media
MARCH 4, 2016
Twitter accounts (Twitter Lists are great for this). All you need to do is add your favourite accounts from Facebook, Instagram and Twitter … and your favourite hashtags, keywords and blogs too. Or just dive into the dozens of overlay category packs where you can choose designs for topics like Sport, Road Trips, Summer, Fashion, Beach, Food, you name it! Ready? Let’s
How Social Selling Will Dominate the Future of E-Commerce
Convince & Convert
MAY 11, 2016
Twitter growth grinds to a halt”. Those numbers are why Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest have not only invested heavily in creating robust advertising features but native shops and “buy now” options as well that allow users to purchase products without ever leaving their favorite platform. Twitter Buy Button. Equally powerful are the retargeting options Twitter offers.