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Hey Sports Teams Quit Telling Me to LIKE your Facebook Posts

Adam Sherk

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

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Social Media Community Management: An Interview with Kathryn Peck of EA SPORTS

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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.

Augmented Reality in Sports

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Augmented Reality in Sports by cinta5 on January 28, 2010 [tweetmeme]Just wanted to share a couple of videos with you.  Then taking the feeds of those Twitter accounts and displaying them as one feed so an attendee can stay up to date on information via the IBM Seer app is a wonderful idea.

Socialympics: How Social Media and Blogging Has Boosted Sports Media

Convince & Convert

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.

Twitter to Live-Stream Two New NBA Shows

SocialTimes Twitter

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.

Twitter Launches Live-Stream for Wimbledon Championships

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter launched its first sports live-stream , allowing users to watch live coverage of the Wimbledon tennis championships. Users Users do not need to be logged in to Twitter to watch the stream. While viewing the stream, the video is presented on the left side of the screen, and recent tweets about the event are in a feed on the right side of the screen. Twitter users can post their own tweets about the event from this screen, and the #Wimbledon hashtag will automatically be added to their tweets (users can remove it, if they choose).

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Behind the Curtain of a Sports Social Media Giant

Convince & Convert

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

SocialFish

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.

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The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

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.

You Suck! So I Unfollowed You On Twitter!

SocMed Sean

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

mashable.com

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

Laurel Papworth

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.

2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men

Blue Focus Marketing

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.

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Where to Find Twitter Trending Topics for your Online Marketing

Devumi

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.

How Average Players Use Twitter and a Human Voice to Become Social Media Superstars

Social Media Strategery

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.

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The Secret to Conquering Twitter: Remember It’s Just Text!

TwiTip

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.

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Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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.

Social Media is Like the Telephone

Spin Sucks

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.

Everything You Need to Import and Display RSS Feeds with WordPress

ProBlogger

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?

The Most Popular MLB Teams on Twitter and Facebook

Adam Sherk

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.

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#Fakehashtaggery

Spin Sucks

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!

SocMed Sean

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?

10+ Ways To Use B2B Social Media In Your Business

PWB Marketing Blog

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.

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5 Social Media Opportunities to Plan for this Summer

Ignite Social Media

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.

Eight Conversations Your Customers Want to Have With Your Brand

Social Media Strategery

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.

Analysis: Top 100 Twitter Users

Viper Chill

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.

Realtime Marketing: How To Plan For The Moment

The Realtime Report

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.

3 Viral Marketing Lessons from the 2016 Super Bowl Commercials

Talkwalker SM

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.

New Research: Americans Hate Social Media Promotions

Convince & Convert

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.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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.

7 Brands Winning Social Media During the Olympics

Simply Measured

By concentrating on these stories and integrating them across multiple channels, the brands winning on social during the Olympic Games are using it to connect with audiences on values that transcend sport and the products they sell. As an extension of this notion, campaigns need to feed a brand narrative that is sustainable over time in order to achieve success. Post by nike. Chobani.

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StumbleUpon Channels: Which Media Brands Are Doing Well?

Adam Sherk

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.

10 Social Lessons for B2B Companies

Simply Measured

It comes from Simply Measured’s Twitter Competitive Analysis Report. Being present on Facebook, Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter may not be the best strategy for every company. If you notice developers are active on Twitter, as opposed to Facebook, adapt your strategy and focus on Twitter. All it takes is a simple search in Twitter. Get Blogging.

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How to Get Ahead of This Year’s Social Media Trends

Convince & Convert

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.

Social Media Strategy Daily News

Proactive Report

These categories include Top Stories, World, Business, Sports, etc. They are all good sources that ought to be in your Google reader and your Twitter feed.  See the list>> Social Media Case Studies Social Media Strategy Daily News google online news social media strategy strategy twitterCustomize Your Google News Content Based on Search Queries.

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How to Improve Social Marketing Results with Scheduling

Simply Measured

Look at your analytics for all platforms (most scheduling platforms have a built in analytics feature but you can also check out your analytics directly through the Facebook business scheduler, Twitter and Pinterest analytics pages) as well as your site traffic and pinpoint the days and times with the highest traction: schedule your posts accordingly. LaterBro (for Twitter and Facebook).

5 Things I’ve Learned from Running BizSugar

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Many people have suggested that we expand the site to include other topics such as entertainment, sports, and the like. Just a couple of the initiatives we’re currently working on are integrating Facebook and Twitter logins, and adding more community features. This is a guest post by Anita Campbell. This is still true. Learn to Use the CMS. makes sense for BizSugar.

Finger-Pointing, Self-Righteousness And Middle Fingers

Twist Image

What about Twitter and Facebook ? Did those feeds come to sudden halt? Did the feeds continue with the hashtag #momentofsilence describing the scene? Did everyone in restaurants and sporting events stop in silence? tend to only catch the more general news in the evening or if something pops up in my feeds. If I'm to be honest, I often post to Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn without ever looking at the activity on the channels. Just back away from the Twitter and Facebook until you feel that the storm has passed. twitter. facebook. hashtag.

A Guide to Marketing on Tumblr

Mindjumpers

Tumblr’s functionalities can be compared to those of Twitter; follow other users and see their posts in a feed on your so-called Dashboard, get re-blogged by others for a viral spread of your content, send messages to other bloggers and tag your posts for the ability of other people to find your content through a search function. Tumblr’s functionalities. Set a strategy.

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How Social Selling Will Dominate the Future of E-Commerce

Convince & Convert

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.

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