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How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and PR would seem to be natural allies. So why do corporate PR and social media efforts so often appear disconnected and out of sync? To be sure, some agencies and companies get it, and do an effective job integrating social media and PR efforts. For SEO and traffic purposes, the press release and social media release link back to the company’s website/blog.

How (and Why) to Map Your Company’s Digital Landscape

Webbiquity SMM

With more than 90% of companies now using social media to find employees and 82% having a Facebook page , there’s no question that business use of social media has become commonplace. This analysis will help you understand: • Where your prospective buyers are congregating in social media, and what they are talking about. What your competitors are doing in social media.

BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

I’ve been meaning to do this braindump for a while now. I get a lot of questions via Facebook , Twitter and my email contact form and many of the items listed below come straight from those questions, my experience in social media strategy, years of researching platforms and best practices and…well…tinkering with social media. Social media takes time and energy.

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

If 2009 was the year many marketers puzzled over, poked at and pondered incorporating social media into their marketing mix, 2010 was the year of diving in. 500 companies now call social media “very&# or “somewhat&# important to their marketing or business strategy. Now that social media has advanced from the “should we do it?&# to the “how do we do it better?&#

Social Media Strategy? Think Like a Reporter

Webbiquity SMM

Recent surveys have shown that while businesses are embracing social media in droves, many are doing so without any real strategy in place. Just as these questions are critical to solid journalism, so they can be invaluable to social media strategy development. Who: the first who question is who will be in charge of social media efforts? Share this on LinkedIn. Tweet?

How to Test New Website Ideas

Idaconcpts

social bookmarking service like OnlyWire is a good idea as well. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati. Good ideas come and go every single day, and you can spend hours day dreaming about a beautiful web site idea that you have in mind. Even more, you don’t want to spend time on something that may not work anyways. Here is a solution. Tweet This!

Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Web presence optimization (WPO)—using tactics like SEO, PPC, online PR, social media, content marketing and reputation management in a coordinated fashion to maximize your online visibility and business results—is the core theme of this blog. Social Media Affecting BtoB Buying Behavior by The Proactive Report. Social referrals: How to attract this vital currency by iMedia Connection.

10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy 10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy by Tamar Weinberg on May 18, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Beth Hrusch. Why do businesses need social media?

100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media | chrisbrogan.com

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Covering social media business strategy and personal power. 100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media. If you like this one, please don’t hesitate to stumble, blog, digg, bookmark, and otherwise promote the hell out of this. Build ego searches using Technorati and Google Blogsearch. really nice layout doesn’t have to cost a lot, but shows you’re more than a social media dabbler. Passports are accounts on other social networks and social media platforms. Twitter.com is a must if you have a social media audience.

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary by Pam Dyer on June 30, 2010 Share The social media landscape is changing quickly, and it’s filled with terms that are strange to those who aren’t familiar with it. Use it to condense long URLs and make them easier to share on social networks like Twitter.

Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008

Koka Sexton

have been using StumbleUpon as my social bookmarking tool this year and I wanted to share with you all of my favorite links from the past year broken into categories. link] This is a very large list and probably something you may want to bookmark yourself so you can reference it later. Scientific American socialADDICT blog – Social Marketing, Web 2.0 Apartment.

Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008 - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

have been using StumbleUpon as my social bookmarking tool this year and I wanted to share with you all of my favorite links from the past year broken into categories. link] This is a very large list and probably something you may want to bookmark yourself so you can reference it later. Scientific American socialADDICT blog – Social Marketing, Web 2.0 Apartment.

List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)

www.web-strategist.com

Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home About Speaking Research Media Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter @ mattgalloway Wow thanks, I really appreciate that. This is one component of Social CRM, which if you haven’t heard about, please read the report on the 18 use cases of Social CRM.

3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing , Social Media > 3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement 3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement by Tamar Weinberg on August 25, 2010 Share If you’re doing social media for your business, there’s nothing better than to do it right.

78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

With the amount of helpful content about social media marketing growing faster than Facebook’s user base or Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances, it’s tough to keep up. Here’s a modest contribution to help with that effort; more than six dozen of the best, most bookmark-able articles and blog posts about social media tactics, tools and strategies written so far this year, by leading writers like John Jantsch , Lori Dicker , Lee Odden , Lisa Barone , Jay Baer and many more. Social Media Marketing Tips, Tactics and Guides. Social Media Tools.

Increase Traffic and Authority by Listing Your Blog

Kikolani

Adding your blog to the PostRank system (if it’s not already there) and under particular topic categories, you can get ranked in the top blogs on that topic based on your blog’s social engagement. Having a listing on Technorati will allow you to not only get reviews for your site, but if you have enough authority, you will get listed as a top blog in your niche based on your blog’s authority (or backlinks counted by Technorati). Social Profiles. Add a plain text link to your blog (plus social networks) to your blog signature. For Reviews.

Three Overlooked Ways to Improve SEO Results

Webbiquity SMM

Social Media: while social media adoption is rapidly increasing, these efforts aren’t always coordinated with SEO or appreciated in terms of search benefits. Links from social bookmarking sites can improve the rank of content-rich pages buried in your site’s navigational structure. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati. Digg this!

100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

www.pamorama.net

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools by Pam Dyer on October 12, 2010 Share From fans to followers, brands are actively working to engage their current and future customers via social media — and online reputation management is quickly becoming a vital part of doing business. Analytic.ly Greetz!

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8 Best Practices for Collaborative Blog Groups

Kikolani

In the last few months, I have had the privilege of becoming a regular contributor on several multi-author blogs such as Search Engine Journal , Famous Bloggers , Social Media Examiner , Search Engine Watch , and Stay on Search. Therefore, one of the most important way a multi-author blog group could be used is to encourage all contributors to help push posts on social media. One way to make it simpler is to make sure that you have social bookmarking buttons on each post, such as the TweetMeme and Facebook share or like buttons, Sociable plugin , etc. Bookmark.

Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

use automated social bookmarking tools like IMAutomater and Shareaholic tips for increasing traffic to your blog. In you guessed it–another guest post–Wayne Howard describes his method for quickly building the following for a new blog, using tactics such as Facebook postings, the BloggerLuv community, Twitter, LinkedIn and contests. Share this on LinkedIn.

50 Ways to use Social Media, listed by Objective « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

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Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home About Speaking Research Media Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter @ spicedawg56 It is! Yet remember email is a social network. Collectual these folks own social media budgets: LIST [link] in reply to spicedawg56 1 week ago « Community Platform Pricing for New Clients Scorecard: Should Startups Have Community Managers? Collect case studies of social media success. Don’t forget early social sites like Yahoogroups and Craigslist.

Why You Should Fix Your House Before Inviting People Over

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Why You Should Fix Your House Before Inviting People Over Why You Should Fix Your House Before Inviting People Over by Tamar Weinberg on May 12, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Hugo Guzman. Calling attention to social profiles? Check. Check. Check.

The Bamboo Project Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

If you see social media as primarily a more simple and efficient way for the usual experts to be able to share their opinions and content, then youre missing the point of the revolution. One of the big questions Im frequently asked about using social media is whether or not the tools "work." Facebook or LinkedIn) or other communities of practiceâ?? Web 2.0 Web 2.0

100 Media Monitoring Tools for PR

www.pamil-visions.net

Crimson Hexagon’s platform for social media monitoring and analysis empowers companies to gain actionable insight into consumer opinion of their brand, product, or market by tapping into the billions of conversations taking place in online media. Actionly is a Social Media Monitoring dashboard and listening platform. Realmon9 is the first Google app for monitoring social media.

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Social Media Success Starts with Listening

Webbiquity SMM

The grandmotherly maxim, “The good Lord gave you two ears but only one mouth for a reason&# applies to social interactions in general, but is nowhere more critical than in social media marketing. Without this information, the company’s social media pronouncements appear off-topic, unsolicited and out of touch. Join the same LinkedIn groups. Retweet them.

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10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There have also been doctors that have used social networking tools, like Twitter, during surgery. Here are ten social media tools that can aid you with crowdsourcing: Twitter It is already being used for many crowdsourcing efforts. Delicious Social bookmarking is a great way to share interesting links that could aid in the development of an idea, education, and/or marketing efforts.

How to Write a Social Media Policy

Webbiquity SMM

Why is having a social media policy in place so critical? Because virtually 100% of companies are now involved in social media—whether they acknowledge it or not. Even without any formal plan to use social media, every organization with more than a handful of employees (and many under that benchmark) is present in social media because people are talking about them.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Business , Google , Industry News , Internet , Interviews , Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media , Viral Marketing , Web Design > Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009 Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009 by Tamar Weinberg on January 5, 2010 Share It’s my birthday!

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Social Media Metrics Superlist: Measurement, ROI, & Key Statistics Resources

www.interactiveinsightsgroup.com

Interactive Insights Group Interactive Insights Group helps companies use the Internet and Social Media to grow their business. Our blog offers resources, information, and advice on using social media to achieve your business goals. Boss asking about the ROI of your social media campaigns? Not sure what variables to measure to determine the success or your social media? 

Advice for a New Internet Marketer (or How to Spot Internet.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With Internet Marketing, there are many ways to go, from affiliate marketing to SEO to social media to email marketing. All  social media etiquette rules were not heeded to. Social Media Marketing : In social media marketing, you are tasked with leveraging the social space through its media to market your products. For me, that’s social media marketing.

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Top 3 Ways to Maximize Your Sucess with Social Media

Bill Hartzer

The explosion of the internet and social media may be the fastest change in human history. No longer are individuals passively listening and viewing advertisements; now they’re “twittering&# and posting their opinions on Facebook along with other social media sites. “Businesses can’t afford to ignore the rise of social media marketing.&#. — Bit.ly

The 11 Types of Alexa Hot URLs and How to Get There

Bill Hartzer

Longer if the article has gone popular or hot on a social bookmarking site like Digg. Make sure the article is optimized with the proper title tag and include links to socialize the article like a link to Digg.com, Mixx.com, Propeller.com, Reddit.com, and Delicious.com. Typically, it’s a rant by Michael Arrington or social media news or political commentary.

StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

But with all other social networks, there are rules of engagement that are determined by the community. More information and tips for usage can be read in The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web. This description of StumbleUpon has been taken from the book: StumbleUpon [is] a social content discovery engine with bookmarking features. Exactly.  Still stuck?

Differences between Social Channels

Social Media Network Marketing

Social sharing sites. From written reviews to rich media, users share information of all forms on social sharing sites. These are three popular examples of social sharing sites. Social networking sites. If you've ever heard of a little site called Facebook, you are familiar with a social networking site. Communication is a huge part of social networking sites and includes tools such as email, instant messaging, and real-time posts on an individual's profile. Today's other popular social networking sites include LinkedIn and MySpace.

The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog: Five Moves of Power Users in Enterprise 2.0

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog. resource and viewpoint from Connectbeam on how social computing is changing the way we work. The post examines the idea of applying ratings to workers based on their activity with social software applications. SEO your social profile. LinkedIn). The power users will be unusually good at building their Connectbeam Social Profiles with key words, along the lines of search engine optimization techniques. Maintain a vibrant Social Profile. 2. Build a good-sized social network base. Social Bookmarking.

Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

With Social Media Marketing: Strategies for Engaging in Facebook, Twitter & Other Social Media , the inimitable Liana “Li&# Evans has provided the definitive handbook for social media marketers. Don’t automatically assume they use the most popular social networks. Li addresses social media at all levels, from grand strategy to nitty gritty tactics.

Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Business , Internet , Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media , Viral Marketing , Web Design , Websites > Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 by Tamar Weinberg on December 26, 2007 Share Last year, I ended 2006 with a great (and still pertinent) list of blog posts and articles that I felt were really the best in their class in the area of Internet Marketing. Are You a Social Media Idiot? menu item.