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3 Forums with CommentLuv-Like Functionality


But what about forums? Sure, you might be thinking CommentLuv only works on WordPress, so how can there be CommentLuv enabled forums? But vBulletin-powered forums have the option for a third-party add-on that allows members to place an RSS feed in their forum profile. Then, when they post in the forum, their latest blog post comes up with their forum post.

New gTLD Domain Name Forum Launched

Bill Hartzer

A New gTLD Domain Name forum has recently launched. The site, called gTLD.Link , is your everything link to the gTLDs. I’ve recently joined the forum, and so far have made several helpful connections through the site. Right now, there are domain name forums out there and they have areas to discuss the new gTLD domain names. Recently Sold gTLDs. gTLDs For Sale.

Where Do Forums Fit Into Social Media Marketing?

Josh S Peters

However, if you’re in charge of managing social media for a business, it’s important to give consideration to all facets and that includes forums. Whether the tool is Twitter, Facebook, forums, or something else… the specific tool won’t determine your ROI. Where do forums fit in? Marketing Social Media Forums SMMIf that works for them, great! Does that make sense?

Where Do Forums Fit Into Social Media Marketing?

Josh S Peters

However, if you’re in charge of managing social media for a business, it’s important to give consideration to all facets and that includes forums. Whether the tool is Twitter, Facebook, forums, or something else… the specific tool won’t determine your ROI. Where do forums fit in? Marketing Social Media Forums SMMIf that works for them, great! Does that make sense?

Seven Effective DIY Market Research Tactics

Spin Sucks

By Francois Bondiguel Market research  can be pretty expensive. DIY Market Research: Use Mystery Shoppers If you want to research how your company is doing, one of the best ways to accomplish this is through mystery shopping. Use Your Government The government maintains a census office and website to access the latest jobs and market data. Market research at its finest!

Effective Online Marketing with Forums and Message Boards


Today’s companies are quickly recognizing the power that social media tools such as forums and message boards can have for finding new customers and spreading the word about products and services. Online marketing is key to success in today’s technologically-dependent society. Register as a valid user of the forum then seek out the “Introductions” section.

4 Low Cost Online Marketing Strategies For 2012

Small Business Mavericks

If your business has an online presence then you are now in a very competitive market. You are not competing with just your business competitors – you are also competing with those looking to make a quick buck through Adsense or affiliate marketing sites, and mom and dad blogs that often attract good search placements and social media attention. The news is not all bad however, you can compete, and these four low cost online marketing strategies can help you to increase traffic, market awareness, and hopefully, profits.

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PR Pros Must Embrace the PESO Model

Spin Sucks

And on the other side, there are voices such as Monique Bonner , the vice president of marketing at Dell, who told Mashable, “It drives me crazy when PR people say they aren’t in marketing.” ” PR is marketing. On the contrary, paid media for a PR program is social media advertising, sponsored content and email marketing. And change is hard.

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Interview with Simon Sinek – Start With Why

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I had a chance to catch up with fellow author, Simon Sinek to discuss his book called – Start With Why at the World Business Forum held in New York at Radio City Music Hall on October 7-8. My goal was to go a bit more in-depth on how to get started for B2B marketers, hope you enjoy the interview. Where’s the right place for a marketer to get started? Some know how we do it.

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A Holiday Guide for the Content Marketer

Spin Sucks

As a content marketer on top of your game, you’ve probably already come up with a killer strategy full of interesting seasonal content for the holidays. However as this talented marketer, you also know, in order to really do a great job in your content marketing this season, you’ll need to produce timely content along with this traditional holiday content. By Cosette Jarrett.

Use Forums to Boost Your Blog’s Value


Consider the potential of integrating forums into your website. Working with an online community development expert, Heather integrated a Q&A forum into her website. How forums add value. Yet with forums, you gain a source of new content that won’t require much day-to-day commitment on your end. 3. Do you have a forum on your blog? It worked for Dooce.

How to Use Social Media for Event Marketing [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Using social media to maximize the impact of live events (like trade shows, forums and conferences) is where shiny new tools meet old school marketing. But social media marketing, which emerged as a distinct discipline just eight years ago this month, has proven a powerful tool for maximizing the results from and investment in live event marketing.

The Future of Content Marketing is Now

Spin Sucks

By Gini Dietrich Content marketing exhaustion. Content marketing overload. Content marketing is king. Because there is so much out there, a backlash around content marketing is building. And, when they realize it’s really bad, they’ll decide content marketing doesn’t work—instead of realizing they’re terrible at executing the tactic. Vision.

The 4 Challenges of Cause Marketing

Geoff Livingston

Want to be my guest at the Cause Marketing Forum this May 30-31 in Chicago? CSR authenticity Cause cause marketing Cause Marketing Forum Danny Brown Inspiring Generosity slacktivismThe best comment wins a free registration worth $1,045.00 for a business or $795 for a nonprofit, compliments of Razoo (also cross-posted on Inspiring Generosity). decision will be made tomorrow morning based on comments on both blogs. Customers want [.].

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In January of 2011, I said that I’d make our Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 subscriber only. This year, I am pleased to bring back our Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 thanks to an excellent sponsor, HubSpot. HubSpot has recently launched a most amazing Marketing Grader tool to help you measure the effectiveness of your website. Marketing Automation. Enjoy!

The Basics of B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy

Webbiquity SMM

Although more than three-quarters of B2B technology marketers use social media to market their products, less than half say they can tie social channels to revenue generation for their businesses. But it may also be a problem with basic B2B social media marketing strategy. It should be measured and analyzed just as any other type of advertising or direct marketing activity.

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Defining Social Business: a Call for Clarity and Collaboration


For the record, as we did with the term ‘social marketing’ (which was originally meant to describe the use of marketing for ‘social good’), by using the term social business as we do today, we are killing the original meaning of a social business as defined by Nobel Peace Prize winner, Muhammad Yunus (just so you know). Yes, you are right: social business is a buzzword. Why do that?

33 Phenomenal Content Marketing and Copywriting Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing represents the most fundamental and widespread rethinking of marketing practices in decades. Content marketing turns the dominant paradigm of the last half-century—interruption-based mass marketing—on its head. Content Marketing Guides, Tips and Tactics. Corporate Content Marketing for Best in Class Results by Creative Marketing Channel.

Why Sustainable Competitive Advantage is so 1990

Buzz Marketing for Technology

also look forward to seeing her speak about this topic at the upcoming World Business Forum held in New York at Radio City Music Hall on October 7-8. What role can marketing play in helping to define a new opportunity?  Is it the classic role that marketing plays, or is it something more? What could this mean for the average marketer’s career? 

49 Tactics to Atomize Your Content Marketing

Convince & Convert

Content atomization (a term first coined by Todd Defen from SHIFT Communications) as defined in our workshop means: Content atomization = Taking a strong content marketing platform or theme, and executing it in many, strategically sound ways. For anyone serious about content marketing, I believe some form of atomization is a requirement, for three reasons: 1. Audio Tactics. 1.  eBook.

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Running, Kinesiology & Marketing: The Rachel Smith Interview


When you hear about a student majoring in Kinesiology working at a marketing agency, you might think that’s illogical. It’s completely refreshing to work with someone with the ability to apply critical thinking, yet have no background in marketing.”. Why an internship at a marketing agency when your major is Kinesiology and Integrated Physiology? How do you describe your role?

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101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013

Webbiquity SMM

As marketing becomes more data-driven, it’s vital to use data to keep up with trends, competitor strategies, and developments in your market. To that end, 94.7% of all marketers love blog posts about marketing statistics. For example, 93% of marketers use social media for business. But how do marketers and consumers view social media differently?

103 Compelling Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)

Webbiquity SMM

As the use of social media in marketing has become ubiquitous, marketers have turned their attention to making the use of business social media more sophisticated and strategic. They are refining tactics, integrating social with other marketing channels, taking a hard look at new networks, and continuing to refine their measurements of success. Marketing Pilgrim ).

How To Monitor Your Three Essential Internet Marketing Strategies

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Internet marketing strategies vary depending on the nature of the blog, brand, or business and alter with accordance to their physical and digital size and their particular niche. When it comes to marketing any organization, product, or service on the web, there tends to be three essential ways of doing so: Dominating social media platforms. Internet Marketing Social Media

What You Really Must Know To Succeed in Social Media Marketing


And, yet,  social media marketing is still a very “hot&# topic. From forums to blogs: online conversations are happening since years and the success of [.]. Blog Connected marketing Social media marketing social media marketingSocial media and networks have been part of many internet users’s life for the last six to seven years, with services popping up and falling down at an astonishing pace.

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22 Twitter Pearls from Day 1 of #SMWF

Harp Interactive

The Social Media World Forum is underway today and will go on through tomorrow in New York. This conference has entered its third year and continues to provide top-level strategic advice and social media marketing insight. Blog Social Media & SEO Social Media Marketing Uncategorized #SMWF social media highlights social media tips social media world forum

A Strong Foundation For B2B Marketing

Twist Image

Here's a line that often gets me into trouble. I do not believe that there is a huge difference anymore, when it comes to marketing. Because there are so many of them, it's no longer B2B or B2C, but rather how each business builds their own, unique, defendable, marketing empires. So, how are B2B marketers doing these days? Well, according to the B2B Content Marketing - 2016 Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends - North America report, nearly two-thirds of B2B marketers have no documented content marketing strategy, and thirty percent say their efforts are effective.

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Social Media World Forum

Social Media Citizens

Home Content RSS Log in Social Media Citizens Home Case Studies Reports SMC List TOP Lists Video Consulting Portfolio Social Media World Forum March 4th, 2010 by Giedrius Ivanauskas Leave a reply » Share Are you ready? One of the biggest Social Media event’s in Europe – Social Media Word Forum is knocking on your door. Here it comes! Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional | Valid CSS 3

Finding Readers Week: Corinne Talks Commenting, Engagement, and Are Forums Right For Your Blog?


Corinne introduced forums at the beginning of the year and has seen that engagement increase sharply. found the more comments I was leaving, the easier it was to think of something engaging to say – it just became something I could naturally do.While I am still an active commenter, I comment on those blogs I love, rather than as a marketing tactic. Planning is key! General

It’s Time to Own Your Social Community

Convince & Convert

Before the rise of MySpace and Facebook and Twitter and Tumblr, the “original” social media was created in the unglamorous yet impactful world of discussion boards and forums. Other discussion boards and forums were built and managed by brands, as a special place for enthusiasts to gather and interact. Thus, the trend pendulum (the trendulum?) It was the best of times.

3 Viral Marketing Lessons from the 2016 Super Bowl Commercials

Talkwalker SM

While it’s just two teams that go head to head on the field, for global players from  Amazon to Coca Cola, the Super Bowl is a chance to show off the full scale of their marketing arsenal to a global audience. Track the success of your marketing campaigns using the Talkwalker Virality Map. SOCIAL MEDIA NEWS social listening super bowl 2016 super bowl commercials viral marketing

Why Your Marketing Needs Real-Time Data

Buzz Marketing for Technology

We often throw this idea around as marketers – “being relevant”, but few people discuss how! The idea focused on how I could show the IAB MIXX audience how to target marketers like themselves with real-time data. To do this, I asked our research analysts at Networked Insights to study what marketers talk about. We created a custom audience based on social data from blogs, microblogs, social networks, and forums. Together, this information tracked what topics were important to marketers over the last 4 weeks. IAB Mixx Research.

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4 Marketing Lessons From the Creator Movement

Convince & Convert

There are many lessons that marketers can learn about the new class of creators. Authenticity Whenever traditional marketers think about creating content, I often hear this phrase: “We don’t have the budget to create polished content.” Tap the Network In the early 2000s, forums picked up steam. Then First off, have you ever seen a video by Charlie McDonnell? Oh, and guess what? There’s

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Online Cause Marketing

Geoff Livingston

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Cause Marketing. The above presentation was delivered to the Cause Marketing Forum last Tuesday, February 14. It focused on lessons learned integrating social media into cause marketing campaigns, and how the influx of conversations requires a new level of authenticity from causes and nonprofits. The Good: Small Business Saturday.

21 Social Media Tools for Smart Marketers

Rebekah Radice

Below are 21 of my favorite social media tools that every marketer needs. 21 Social Media Tools for Smart Marketers. 1. Since its inception, Buffer has been saving marketers oodles of time. Although many tools have followed in their footsteps, Buffer retains its popularity and remains a favorite among social media marketers worldwide. Value your time online? Of Buffer.

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10 PPC Blogs Every Marketer Should Read

Convince & Convert

When I first started my own digital ad agency, all I had was a strong passion for marketing. If there was one thing I wanted to do in my life, it was digital marketing. Get you entire marketing team to read these blogs today! Specialization: PPC + Paid Marketing Strategy. This blog is one of the best places to read thought leadership around search marketing.

Content Marketing: What Content People Share And Why They Do It


However, in trying to answering it, one can find a lot of value for his business and “target groups” in this social media and multi-channel marketing age where content plays an increasing role and content marketing is a hot topic. We talk about how it should be: how important relevant and share-worthy content, how crucial it is in lead nurturing, how it makes or breaks our email marketing programs and even how it has become a currency. Based on this list, it is clear that personal and plain fun content are shared most, probably another argument for word-of-mouth marketing.

The Failing State Of Content Marketing

Twist Image

Of course, this is nothing new, and you will find instances when brands (think American Express and their Open Forum platform or what LinkedIn has done in recent months to become a top content provider with LinkedIn Today ) are breaking the mold and busting through the immense amount of clutter, but the lessons about what works (and what''s just adding to the clutter) seem to be somewhat formulaic. The article is based on a recent Forrester report titled, Put Distribution At The Heart Of Content Marketing , that touches on this exact point: content needs proper distribution.

How To Rock Global Social Media Marketing

agora pulse

If like many marketers you are posting content in English, aimed at English speakers from English speaking countries then it’s time to get a wakeup call. Let me tell you how you can rock global social media marketing. 1.  Don’t Stereotypes suck and so will your social media marketing campaigns if you engage in them. social media management Social Media MarketingChinese.

Social Media Citizens teams up with Social Marketing Forum

Social Media Citizens

Home Content RSS Log in Social Media Citizens Home Case Studies Reports SMC List TOP Lists Video Consulting Portfolio Social Media Citizens teams up with Social Marketing Forum March 10th, 2010 by Giedrius Ivanauskas Leave a reply » Share I’m happy to share some great news for Social Media Citizens readers. You can leave a response , or trackback from your own site.