Marketing, Jacking and Mining Memes
NOVEMBER 12, 2012
Image by MeMe. One bubbling trend in online marketing is meme marketing. Memes are ideas, behaviors or styles that spreads from person to person within a culture. Now guerrilla marketers and companies want to create their own memes. So right out of the gate, meme marketing seems to be a respun version of viral marketing to bamboozle companies into shelling out dollars.
Journalism Is Not Content Marketing
AUGUST 11, 2016
Once all of this research was gathered, these journalists would draft, write, edit (and, with the help of an editor) re-edit and toil away to make their works (once published) resonate. After writing for magazines and newspapers, I started publishing a few of them. This is where I started seeing the broader scope of media and publishing. publishing. I'm a rare breed.
The Meme to End All Memes
SEPTEMBER 8, 2010
The anti-social media guru meme received a death wish from Shel Holtz last week. And we thought to ourselves why just stop with the anti-social media guru meme, there are so many rehashed tired conversations that could stand for a shorter shelf life. With that, this is the meme to end all memes! In any year there are only 175,000 titles published in the U.S.
Facebook Video and Facebook Live: The Future for Marketers
MAY 23, 2016
Some industry experts say we are living in a post-dot-com age where “homeless media” is the future of content publishing. This rise of a new kind of publisher that doesn’t require a homepage or an application and syndicates content through social media and other channels is opening up a plethora of voices and content–think Arsenic TV, NowThis and BuzzFeed.
Facebook is Now the Leading Publisher of Web Display Ads
MAY 18, 2010
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook is Now the Leading Publisher of Web Display Ads by Pam Dyer on May 18, 2010 Share Thanks to steady traffic growth and an ad-friendly redesign, Facebook’s ad impressions took off in the first quarter of 2010. According to comScore, it’s now the leading publisher of display ads in the U.S.
All About Internet Memes [Infographic] | pamorama
AUGUST 31, 2010
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact All About Internet Memes [Infographic] by Pam Dyer on August 31, 2010 Share Here’s an infographic by Online University that does a good job of describing Internet memes and the sites that host them. The infographic presents a great mix of some of the funniest, most popular memes in Internet history.
5 Reasons Snackable Content is (Still) Awesome
OCTOBER 7, 2015
This social media content category might be composed of small, easy-to-consume chunks of information—think a tweet, or a Facebook video, or an Instagram meme—but it is nonetheless a mighty force for the good of your brand. If you’ve ever heard the expression “big things come in small packages,” you already know a little something about snackable content. Puh-lease.
With 4 Days Before Blogger Social, I Bring You the 4×4 Meme
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
MARCH 31, 2008
Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal > With 4 Days Before Blogger Social, I Bring You the 4×4 Meme With 4 Days Before Blogger Social, I Bring You the 4×4 Meme by Tamar Weinberg on March 31, 2008 Share As I was traveling on my last of three conferences, Chris Kieff tagged me on the 4×4 meme that’s going around. The idea of this meme is somewhat like previous memes , but it’s four times full of fun. Then, you need to top it off by tagging four people. The other site?
Are Podcasts Worth More Than An MBA?
JUNE 30, 2016
There's this meme-like image that resurfaces every now and again online that features a quote from me. dropped out. I was publishing music magazines, and had to make the tough choice of dropping out and moving forward as an entrepreneur. publisher. publishing. How you learn may not be as important as where you learn. The truth is, that I don't think it came from my mind (I may have stolen it), but I truly can't remember where I first heard it. never graduated university. started it. I did about a year. Candidly, I was never very good at school. Still, I love to read.
Everyone Has Written a Book!
APRIL 18, 2011
This meme references the seemingly endless proliferation of social media books published. But in reality, the meme isn’t true. Having completed four books (two business published, two unpublished novels), these texts took almost three years to write… Before editing. Publishers figure the blogger can actually put in the effort necessary to succeed.
Watching Me Blog
APRIL 4, 2012
In the comments section, Peter Petrovski said: "Would love to read more about how you draft, write and publish posts." While the idea of tagging a blog post as a way to start a meme has all but died, I'd love to see people like Seth Godin , Chris Brogan , Amber Naslund , Jeff Jarvis , Mark W. blog meme. publishing. Blogs are one of the most valuable marketing tools ever created. believe that. don't just say it. mean it by walking the talk. started blogging in September 2003, and since then I have written almost three thousand posts. Only me. everything.
Facebook Users Prefer to Share Funny, Inspiring Content (Infographic)
MAY 27, 2016
More than one-half of Facebook users log in multiple times per day and share content from third-party publishers at least once per week. By contrast baby boomers are most likely to share political content and least likely to share satirical news or memes. report from content marketing agency Fractl provides some insights into what kinds of content people share on Facebook.
8 Tools to Curate Content for Social Media
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Paper.li: This content curation tool will help you find, customize, and publish content on the web or social media in a zap. Finally, all you have to do is schedule the posts and publish it on any platform you like. Type a keyword in their search engine and find stories (relevant news, live events, popular campaigns, conversations, and even memes) worth sharing on the topic.
What Kind Of Content Do Buyers Love [Infographic]
Social Selling Masters
JUNE 19, 2016
Publishers who use infographics tend to see a 12% increase in traffic than those who don’t. Memes. Memes are a popular way to express humor through the art of parody. Memes with GIF content usually go viral on social media quickly, so don’t be afraid to use humor to your advantage. When it comes to content, buyers tend to prefer visual content. Why is this so?
Facebook News Feed Algorithm Changes: 5 Must-Reads
DECEMBER 5, 2013
By Joe Lazauskas This week, the media world has been abuzz about Facebook’s early Christmas gift to publishers: Articles are being given a higher priority in its news feed algorithm, and publishers are seeing a serious increase in traffic. This week, Facebook announced more changes to its news feed algorithm. Read all about how these will affect your page in these must-reads.
7 Warning Signs That Your Blog Needs Better Social Media Management
APRIL 6, 2016
Inspirational quotes, memes and links – someone told them that these get the most likes so this is all they share everyday. When you’ve identified a few related (or competing) blogs that share great content, add them to Feedly so you can see when they publish new posts. There is no one way to do social media right, but there are a million ways to get it wrong. Boring! Good luck!
You Must Read This!
MARCH 19, 2013
It turns out that we are a nation no longer interested in depth and discourse around the topics of the day, but would much prefer to share a meme that involves an obscure character from the cult classic film, The Princess Bride on Facebook than we are in sharing an article about the advancements in micro 3D printing that could lead to many massive implications in terms of both how we manufacture products and how we can improve healthcare. Is it any surprise that flashy headlines and fake celebrity death memes on Twitter get so much attention? online publisher. publishing.
LinkedIn Etiquette: Are You Breaking The Rules?
AUGUST 2, 2016
Links to your published articles, presentations or portfolio. Share this to save a puppy” style memes. Do: Use Agorapulse To Publish To LinkedIn. Managing all your social networks can be time consuming which is where the new publishing tool from Agorapulse comes in really handy. Like every social network, LinkedIn has its own official rules of conduct. But Do Post These.
Are You Missing out on These Facebook Business Page Tips?
JULY 7, 2016
You can easily schedule Facebook posts through Sprout Social’s social media publishing tools. Additionally, Sprout offers its ViralPost publishing tool, which finds the best times in the day to post your content. Take the stress out of knowing the best time to publish and allow Viral Post to do the heavy lifting. With 1.09 Define Your Facebook Goals. Long Description.
Facebook’s Organic Reach Decline: How to Respond in 4 Steps
MAY 3, 2014
Then in a December, 2013 blog post , the company said it would begin to place more articles from publishers in the news feed and that it would favor “high quality articles” over “the latest meme” According to a Social@Ogilvy report that analyzed over 100 brand pages, Facebook organic reach was around 6% in February, 2014 — a decline of 49% from October.
Content Curation Strategies for Social Media Managers
SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
You also have to decide on the content curation mix and type of posts you’d like to publish on your social accounts. Other tools such as Newsle help you find content published by influencers in your niche. Visual content tools such as Canva are of great use if you simply want to quickly create a pin for your Pinterest board or even a meme for Facebook.
Why Facebook Should Stop Judging Content Quality
Convince & Convert
SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
TechCrunch put an article out on August 23, 2013 reporting that Facebook will soon begin to punish “LOLCats-style memes” in the Facebook newsfeed. Facebook believes memes are low quality, but did not explain why, and I completely disagree. Even though you interact with these memes, we’ll help you be more sophisticated by not showing them to you.” What do you think?
Facebook Audience Optimization: Better Engagement and Insights for Pages
JANUARY 21, 2016
When creating your post in the publisher, click the crosshairs icon to use this feature. Use trending memes and hashtags. The suggestion of trending memes surprises me a bit since Facebook at one time punished memes in the news feed. Provide better metrics to understand which groups of people engage and in what ways. Audience Restrictions. Audience Insights. Technology.
Five for Friday
JULY 22, 2011
Pentagon Will Track Social Media Movements, Memes – earlier this week a lot of folks were creeped out that the government was tracking things on social media along with memes. If you look at the uprisings in the Middle East and how social media played a big part, it would be stupid of any government not to look at what the social generation is publishing free for anyone to see.
RIP Spammy Twitter Marketers (#RIPTwitter)
FEBRUARY 8, 2016
A Twitter meme — #RIPTwitter — took the social network by storm over the weekend. The meme was so overpowering it caused founder and current CEO Jack Dorsey to make a statement and allay concerns: Hello Twitter! And it would force brands to invest in real conversations instead of simply publishing. The angst was inspired by this BuzzFeed post reporting the change.
Why Alps Bethneck is 5 Years Old
SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
The constant parade of new verbs and nouns has been interesting: texting, “going viral,” mashups, memes, flashmobs, friending, unfriending, likes, retweets, crowdfunding, “add me,” rickrolling, circles, FollowFriday, hash tags, Pandora, Instagrams. For writers and artists is it better to have an individual account or let the publisher/gallery/sales site handle it?
The Psychology of Change: How We React When Our Favorite Social Networks Shift
MAY 12, 2016
And the memes started flowing. In 2014, researchers from Penn State and UC Irvine published a study on how users react to major changes on social networking sites. Instagram changed its logo on Wednesday, and as with almost any significant change to a popular social network, the internet was split. Some loved it. Others disliked it. And how do users react? Let’s find out.
Exclusive Interview with Adnan Ebrahim: Founder of “Top Gear for the Facebook Generation”, Car Throttle
APRIL 30, 2015
Car Memes, which he also owns, has 1.4 In the process, we acquired a (then small) page called Car memes from a Bristol University student Gabor, who is now our Head of Marketing. In 2013, memes worked. You could post a meme on Car memes and easily see a thousand likes in a few minutes. Then Facebook decided to penalise pages with memes. million. 50 million!
Social Media Time Management: The Best-Kept Secrets Revealed for Curating, Creating and Promoting Hot Content
MAY 4, 2016
For this page, I primarily post content from my blog, but to fill-in on days where I don’t have content I look for curated content to schedule such as: funny memes, inspirational quotes, or highly shareable links. For us, we have consistently created blog posts and published at least one per week since our site launched in 2013. The most precious resource is time! Twitter.
4 Internet Marketing Trends That Every Marketer Should Know
OCTOBER 6, 2015
The report says that internet publishers lost 21,8 bln dol. On the other hand those banners may be the only source of money for some publishers. The brands and publishers are wasting millions of dollars in ads that consumers don’t recall seeing and don’t remember. Banners were a huge step forward in the history of Internet Marketing. There are three reasons.
The Significance of a Social Media Revolt: How Binders Full of Women Exploded
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
OCTOBER 23, 2012
Moreover this is an educated audience, with 81% of Facebook users having completed at least an associate’s degree, according to a study published in Mashable by Onlinemba.com. And the Internet went crazy with Binders Full of Women memes, with BindersFullofWomen.com and a Tumblr account with the same name displaying hundreds of images poking fun at Romney and his new catch phrase.
5 Elements of an Irresistible Social Media Call to Action
AUGUST 1, 2016
From Gifs to Memes, this type of content is heavily shared across social media. Never hit publish on any piece of content until it’s reviewed for: Relevance. If there’s one social media question I receive more than any other it’s this… With over 4.75 billion pieces of content shared daily on Facebook alone, how do you get seen? Get specific. Compelling Content.
The 10 Commandments of Customer Engagement
DECEMBER 29, 2015
Writing good content and publishing it on your blog is a good thing. While some like to read text, far more will react positively to some type of visual—a photograph, an image, a meme, a video. By Andy Preisler. Customer engagement. It means lots of things to lots of people. Is it all content? Is it all social media? Is it all offline conversations? Thou Shalt Tell Stories. Inspire.
The 7-Step, Data-Driven Way to Get More Traffic
Convince & Convert
OCTOBER 14, 2015
Publish Better Content Than Anyone in Your Niche. When we did the Better Blogger Survey earlier this year, I learned a ton about our readers that helped us prioritize blog posts, which in turn helped us plan content better than ever, save a ton of time while doing it, and generally help us reach our publishing goals. It’s really OK to publish slowly at first. Enjoy!
Einstein Bagels and their Facebook Campaign | Spin Sucks
AUGUST 17, 2010
Obviously, no one expects the bagel recipe to be posted online in an interview, but allowing fans (even on a remote blog like this one) to fully celebrate the marketing success along with the corp will add to the echoes/ripples and possibly even create a meme. And then I paid attention because, as a communication professional, I watch pretty closely on how companies handle crisis. Anything.
Control. That Old Thing
APRIL 14, 2011
About a week after everyone got their hands on the seminal new media book, The Cluetrain Manifesto by Rick Levine , Christopher Locke , Doc Searls and David Weinberger in 1999 (yes, that's almost twelve years ago), a new meme starting bursting out of the Intertubes and into the boardrooms of companies (small, medium and large) across the globe. Brands simply could not scream louder than their consumers because the Internet and it's ability to instantly publish to the world equalized this volume. publishing. Can brands be in control of their message? It is to me. in public.
9 Unique Ways to Explain Social Media Marketing to Pretty Much Anyone (Even Your Boss)
JULY 28, 2016
Sometimes, when talking to different people about social media jobs, it can feel a little like the “What People Think I Do/What I Really Do” meme: These general guidelines can help. Quick quiz for social media marketers : Raise your hand if you’ve ever been asked, “So, you get paid to go on Facebook?”. Probably quite a few of us, right? People get social media. Be patient.