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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? In a nutshell, they have Twitter covered but are ignoring other social media outlets.

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? In a nutshell, they have Twitter covered but are ignoring other social media outlets.

Optimize Your Posts on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and More


Optimize your Twitter posts. Sources: Wired, Business Insider, Social Caffeine, Bitly, Mashable, Social Media Examiner, Social Media Today, Business2Community, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Huffington Post, Pew Research, eMarketer, OPEN Forum, Search Engine Land, New York Times. Follow her on Twitter at @pamdyer. Creating great content isn’t enough. Optimize your LinkedIn posts.

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. Among these social media platforms, forums and message boards are the most popular for discussing products and services. Find out who runs the forum and send him a private message.

31DBBB Challenge: Join a Forum or a Social Media Group and Start Participating


One of those places could possibly be a forum or social media group (like a Facebook or LinkedIn Group), and you’re missing out on a wealth of untapped readers if you’re not in there being part of the community too. It also features the challenge of the day to find a forum or group and get started. I’ll show you how. Stay tuned for a brand new topic tomorrow!

PR Pros Must Embrace the PESO Model

Spin Sucks

Twitter. It also could take the form of sponsored content on Facebook or LinkedIn or sponsored tweets on Twitter. On Twitter, create a list of bloggers and journalists you want to collaborate with. By Gini Dietrich The business world, in the last seven or so years, has been upended with the introduction of social media and access to better data. And change is hard. PR is sales.

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Thumper’s Rule – Knowing When And How To Avoid An Online Argument

SocMed Sean

Sure, frequent contributors to a site often get to know each other personally, but do you really need to bring off-topic arguments to a forum where they aren’t of benefit to the community? Blogs Facebook Featured Google+ Humor LinkedIn People Social Media Twitter best practices discussion forum social media social networking tips YouTubeBut don’t be a troll. Cheers!

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Social Media Ostriches – The Corporate Hypocrisy Of Blocking Employee Access To Facebook and Twitter

SocMed Sean

Every time I hear of companies blocking Blogging Sites, Facebook, Twitter, and other Social Media sites, it makes me wonder what curmudgeon or poorly informed leader is calling the shots and what experience drove them to make the decision. An online shoe retailer that has blown the door off marketing and expanding their sales opportunities  and customer support through the use of Twitter.

What Twitter Trolls Can Teach You About Your Brand

Simply Measured

There are 310 million monthly active Twitter users publishing millions of tweets every day. An internet troll is someone who purposefully publishes inflammatory remarks in a public forum with the intention of provoking an argument with other people. heated exchange with customer service turns into an all-out Twitter war. Customer Service on Twitter | March 2015 Download.

10 Twitter Tips to Make Friends

Ari Herzog

Gaining followers on Twitter can be a long and laborious process, so here are some tips and tricks I’ve found that can help you make friends quickly: 1. List yourself in Twitter directories. This is a hidden gem amongst the abundance of Twitter tools out there. find this the most useful Twitter tool out there. 3. Pay attention to the top Twitter users. Thanks!

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4 Ways the Twitter You Know is Changing Forever

Convince & Convert

Twitter is on its way to becoming something entirely different. This isn’t a new phenomenon, as Twitter’s first incarnation as short form narcissism gave more than a kernel of truth to the old complaint among non-users that “they didn’t want to know what people had for lunch.” Twitter became (and still is) the headline news of the modern age.

Defining Social Business: a Call for Clarity and Collaboration


This morning I launched the idea of c reating a collaborative (e)Book on social business on Twitter, it seemed to interest people, despite the day and time. Furthermore, note that social business, as a reality, not as a term, will not die if tomorrow Facebook or Twitter stops existing. Yes, you are right: social business is a buzzword. Business is business. Social is social.

Use Facebook Data to Unlock Consumer Affinity

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Today we are talking about almost 1 billion posts on Facebook per day, the same happens on Twitter every 4 days. When I first saw the way in which Facebook data could combine with Twitter data, blog, forum, search and web data to make a rich profile of your consumer – I was blown away by the possibilities of knowing your customer better and knowing what really makes them tick.

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2012 #Nifty50 Top Men in Technology on Twitter

Blue Focus Marketing

Last year, my colleague Tom Pick ( @TomPick ) and I introduced the #Nifty50 awards , which honored 50 men and 50 women who were leading the way in social media through their active engagement on Twitter. So, without further ado, here are the 2012 #Nifty50 Men, each of whom has represented the technology world on Twitter with class, dedication and integrity. Chris Adams – @chrishadams.

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.

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. smcitizens ] — October 8th via Twitter Comments ??????

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. Call me an idiot, but during my first year of blogging I went against one of the most common blogging tips: I didn’t use Twitter to promote my blog. Since starting a Twitter account in January, I’ve been asked the same question multiple times -  How do you get so many comments? .

With New API, Twitter Attempts to Kill Autofollow Apps

Stay N' Alive

Just this last week Twitter retired their long-lived 1.0 On June 11th, Twitter forced all devs to upgrade to their 1.1 What hasn''t been said yet is that autofollow apps (apps that automatically follow people that follow you) seem to be out of luck with this new update, and no word yet from Twitter. If this is the direction Twitter is going, I have to say I''m used to it.

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Social Media Optimization 2014: Twitter or Facebook?


But wise companies, organizations and businesses have no problem with utilizing the differing strengths of both Twitter and Facebook to round out their social media marketing strategy while appealing to users of either one or both. Let us first take a moment to examine the different influencing spheres of Twitter and Facebook. Guest post for SocialFish by Sarah Brooks. Implementatio

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.

How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks


The following are links to the contact information for Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, and Reddit. You can also discuss issues with other users in the Facebook Community Forum. You can also discuss issues with other members in the LinkedIn Help Center Forum. How to Contact Twitter Support. Twitter’s mobile site.

Davos 2016: DiCaprio, Macri and Biden Dominate the Social Headlines

Talkwalker SM

After having arrived 20 minutes late to chair a panel on Cancer research, Vice President of the United States Joe Biden apologised profusely to the waiting audience, joking that the World Economic Forum in Davos had become so popular that even the Secret Service couldn’t get through the traffic caused by the world’s elite. Davos 2016: The Big Picture on Social.

“The Twitter Hashtag is the New Neon Sign”

Blue Focus Marketing

Twitter offers an amazing tool for networking, generating business leads, sharing valuable content, and creating buzz for products and ideas. If you are not an avid Twitter user but would like to start, let me give you a good reason. The Twitter protocol known as the “hashtag” (or # symbol), which marks keywords or topics in a user’s tweet, has been making waves in the Twittersphere.

The 6 Types Of Twitter Trolls

Twist Image

As great as Twitter is, there are many people who use and abuse it to the point of absurdity. Wikipedia defines a "troll" as "someone who posts inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community, such as an online discussion forum, chat room, or blog, with the primary intent of provoking readers into an emotional response or of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion." The 6 Types of Twitter Trolls: The "Calling You Out" Troll. Too much self-promotion on Twitter can be a bad thing. online discussion forum.

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22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth

Two, how can Twitter make money? Question two comes from Question one (in part) - if Twitter doesn’t find a way for us to show we value it, it will fold/go under/dead pool, and that would be a shame. . Customer Pays Twitter . Would it work for Twitter? Twitter cards (like iTunes) anyone? Would that work on Twitter? Commercial Clients pay Twitter .

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The Distraction Of Twitter

Twist Image

We're all going to realize that Twitter is the ultimate distraction. The problem with saying that Twitter is a distraction comes at a cost. Twitter could well be the next great distraction, and there's absolutely nothing wrong with that, so long as you can admit it to yourself and appreciate that we all need moments of distraction. Twitter as a distraction engine. Brands that turn to Twitter usually do so to ensure that: If someone is talking about their brands, they can be (somewhat) responsive. Why is Twitter such a distraction? twitter. tweet.

70% of Companies Ignore Customer Complaints on Twitter

Convince & Convert

Despite increasing numbers of customers using Twitter to publicly complain about brands, the vast majority of companies respond in the exact same way….with New research from Maritz and Evolve24 of 1,298 Twitter complainants found that only 29% of those tweet gripes were replied to by the companies in question. . First, responding to Twitter complaints can turn lemons into lemonade.

Twitter to Live-Stream MLB, NHL Games, 120 Sports Highlight Show

SocialTimes Twitter

Weekly out-of-market games will be live-streamed on Twitter from MLB and the NHL, and 120 Sports will produce an exclusive, nightly sports highlight show, The Rally. Twitter said in a release announcing the new content that its arrangements with the two leagues and 120 Sports were reached as part of its already existing partnership with Major League Baseball Advanced Media.

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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The Rise of Social Business – Broader than Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ Combined

Blue Focus Marketing

To transform into a social business, companies need to have more than a mere linear presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and blogs. Google+ Social Business TwitterThe transformational trend of social business is disrupting and revolutionizing large and small businesses alike as the world becomes increasingly more interconnected, rewired and reoriented by social technology.

Can Communities Serve As Perfect Add-On For Your Blog?


She is trying to help people connect – and you can connect with her on Twitter @nabanita_roy. How does a blogger generally relate to a forum? For example, one of them is the application called Forums that I work with. You can also post your blog URL on a particular forum that deals with blogging directly. Is that all? Then it is time to rethink! Determine problems.

Insider Trading, meet Outsider Traders, #SocialMedia style #Tesla

Laurel Papworth

When Ev founder of Twitter tweeted about walking down a street in Seattle on a sunny day, the crowd jumped (correctly) to the conclusion that Twitter had received a bunch of venture capital funding. Because some people knew that a VC company was on that street, and other’s figured out Twitter was looking for funding and 2 +2 = 4. So should companies around the world.

What’s Trending @Twitter? [infographic]


The social micro-blogging platform, Twitter, has become very popular. It seems as if Twitter users see the great value that lies in the social forum. What they do on Twitter. But what are users actually doing when spending a lot of time on Twitter? They asked 500 Twitter users how they use the social platform, how they determine who to follow etc. Tweet.

Sony Builds Interactive Social Media Hub For 2014 World Cup

The Realtime Report

This online forum, which opened on May 1st, compiles the comments and conversations of soccer fans across the world on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+, organizing them all on one website. The forum will also keep statistics on all 32 teams and their players as the tournament progresses. Sony’s

50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. Awareness of Twitter has exploded; 87% of Americans said they were “familiar with” Twitter in a poll taken earlier this year, versus just 5% in 2008 and 26% in 2009. Twitter Facts, Figures & Stats.

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. smcitizens ] — October 8th via Twitter Comments ??????

Active Twitter Users Are Your Most Influential Consumers

Proactive Report

Active Twitter users are three times more likely to impact a brand’s online reputation via Tweets, blog posts, articles and product reviews than the average consumer, according to a new survey by Exact Target. Key findings : Twitter users want to influence others. Your Twitter followers are your most influential consumers – 3X more likely to publish content online.

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

Geoff Livingston

The above presentation was delivered to the Cause Marketing Forum last Tuesday, February 14. Primarily a Facebook effort , AMEX integrated the application with a media push that included a launch with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, as well as a Twitter campaign. Have your own site, use Facebook Twitter for In AND Outbound. KFC Komen Small Business Saturday twitter