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Build A Platform

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would argue that an individual with a powerful platform is someone who will never be unemployed. Platforms used to be something that someone else had to bestow upon you. If you had a large audience that cared about you, it was because you were frequently published in the local newspaper, or if you were lucky enough to be a regular on a radio program. What's your platform like?

Branded Content: 6 Things To Remember before Publishing

Mindjumpers

Whenever you publish content it should be relevant for both your audience and your own business perspectives. Always Always ask yourself if this specific piece of content is relevant enough to publish. You are hopefully already publishing a lot of content in different formats. Therefore, as a little help to content marketeers, we have made a small checklist.

The Best Blogging Platform and Plugins

Spin Sucks

Jeremy Whittaker , my Utah turned Germany friend, asks, “Could you give a rundown of the the best technologies for a corporate blog? I’m looking for the best platforms and plugins that make a blog rock.&#. The video has my favorite plugins and which platform you should use. WP to twitter. It’s Facebook question of the week time (clap, clap, clap!). PostRank.

The Best Social Media Analytics Tools for Publishers

Adam Sherk

What are the best tools for publishers looking to track social media activity at the content level? have intentionally left off most of the wider-ranging management platforms and enterprise suites to try to limit the scope. These real-time analytics platforms are among the most popular with news and content sites. Chartbeat Publishing. Real-Time Analytics. SimpleReach.

Why Publishers Need to Walk Away From Facebook

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In late June, Facebook once again announced a News Feed algorithm change —this time to focus more on friends and family content, and less on brands and publishers —a change that’s not all that surprising since Facebook is organized around who you know. This modification, however, is making huge waves in the publishing world, since publishers and content houses have relied on Facebook as an effective way to get in front of consumers. But publishers are not quite in as dire straits as it may appear, even with this seeming abandonment of Facebook. And that’s not all.

Understanding Which Social Platforms to Choose When [infographic]

Mindjumpers

In this social media universe where different tools and platforms are available, it is also a good idea to design different messaging on each of these channels to make the best use of the dynamics of each of them. With Twitter, Facebook, now Google+ and more, it is easy to confuse one with another and forget about the specific social strategy. Infographic.

12 Social Media Tools for Scheduling and Publishing Updates Compared

Kikolani

In this post, I wanted to share my findings for others who are also in the process of choosing a social media publishing tool for their business. The following are the social media tools for scheduling and publishing updates that I chose to research. They do have features that allow you to automate publishing updates to specified social media networks. AgoraPulse. Buffer.

Should Your Movie Be On Tsu [A New Social Networking Platform]

Social Media Network Marketing

As Mentioned In : [link] Soon after Ello came Tsu – [pronounced as Sue] Social Networking Platform. Forrester published a report – November 19, 2014: A study conducted by the firm from earlier this year found that posts from top brands on Twitter and Facebook reach just 2% of their followers. Conclusion: Keep Facebook and Twitter no matter what [things can change soon!]

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook To Buy WhatsApp, LinkedIn Opens Publishing To All Members

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn: LinkedIn opens its publishing platform to all members. Twitter. Facebook. Facebook tests mobile “Highlights”, a cheat sheet to your friends’ lives – last week Facebook released its 7.0 LinkedIn.

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On Having A Platform

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The way any individual can move the needle in their professional career is by having a platform. Part of the dance that many aspiring writers must do to get a major publishing deal is to demonstrate to the publisher that they have a platform. well-rounded platform like this gets publisher's excited, but it's not for everybody. Why can't publishers focus on what matter most: the quality of the idea and the book that is looking to get published? author platform. book publisher. book publishing. platform. twitter.

A Look at the New Twitter Advertising Platform

Kikolani

The social-media giant, Twitter recently released their advertising platform for brands. And while I’ve been trying to figure out what I was going to publish for you folks over here on Kikolani today, I’ve decided to mix a little of this, with a little of that. Twitter PPC Strategies and Promoted Accounts. Promoted Trends are visible to all Twitter users. Promoting

Content Distribution: Eight Ways to Gain New Readers

Spin Sucks

This means you should set up your plugin to have your Twitter handle in it and an easy way to grab the headline. It has the headline, the author’s Twitter handle, the link, and our Twitter handle. Whatever you call it, get your content out when it is published. Twitter. On the day it is published, we tweet the link four times (three hours apart).

Why Twitter Killed the Twitter Share Button

Convince & Convert

Legions of bloggers and website publishers will log on November 21 and discover that the familiar digits displaying the number of  Twitter shares on their content have disappeared. Why would Twitter do this? Twitter is struggling to find a workable business model. How does that scenario help Twitter? If you guessed “Twitter ad options” you win!

How Content Platforms Inspire Internal Stakeholders to Blog More Often

Convince & Convert

Here’s how I developed content platforms for stakeholders across sales, marketing, client services, and support to establish a culture of content at Skyword. What is a content platform? The changes in the publishing industry. My mission statement is to explore how people discover content, and one way that’s done is by following industry influencers on networks like Twitter.

Facebook LinkedIn Twitter in 2013

Ari Herzog

Of the three largest social networking sites in the United States, I plan to use Facebook the most, LinkedIn the second-most, and Twitter the least. Twitter in 2013. Related, I intend to publish an e-book on my Twitter evolution in the coming months… Other Applications in 2013. continue to use Foursquare, Instagram, Pinterest, Flickr, Yelp, and other platforms.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

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Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started! Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Classifieds Trending Stories Sorry, This is Not the End of the PC Era [OPINION] 11 How Are People Using Twitter? Follow Jordan on Twitter at @jkretch. Five years ago, Twitter didn’t exist. Used it?

How Brands Used Twitter in 2012

Mindjumpers

Twitter is definitely a platform that will survive on the long run, constantly growing in terms of increased user base as well as brands joining in order to engage with their audiences. To put the succes into perspective, in September 2011, the platform’s user base was half that amount, meaning that Twitter added as many users in 15 months as it did in the previous five years!

Are We At The Beginning Or The End Of Publishing?

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Traditional publishing still matters. This isn''t about big book and magazine publishers killing trees and maintaining the transport industry while feeding a distribution channel to retail. It means that these big publishing houses still have professionals who love and care about content in a way that allows customers to get true value from the products that they are buying. Still, traditional publishing matters. Self-publishing matters more than it ever did. Digital publishing opens up a world of opportunities. Will other kinds of publishing disappear?

Most Popular Newspapers on Twitter: Guess Who’s #1?

The Realtime Report

Which US newspaper do you think is tops on Twitter? A new study by Searchmetrics reveals the leaders: The Washington Post, The New York Times and USA Today. These top three received the most mentions on Twitter in 2013; USA Today and the Washington Post also dominated the list of the top 10 most-tweeted newspaper website stories in 2013. Here are the top 10:  .

Tool Tuesday: Twitter curation tools

Akamai Marketing

We use multiple social networking platforms, which have different audiences and expectations. Enter: Twitter curation. There are several services that curate or organize tweets based on Twitter lists or keywords. Unlike a Twitter stream, these curation tools offer a way to collect a lot of information in a single place.  Here you can keep lists of Twitter in track.

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Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter came of age in 2010, growing at a scorching pace —from 75 million users at the beginning of the year to more than 190 million by the end of December. Twitter is used (officially) in 65 of the Fortune 100 companies , 63% of small to midsized businesses, and nearly half of all B2B enterprises. Which companies are really succeeding on Twitter, and how are they doing it?

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The Twitter Best Practices Handbook

Sprout Social

With a limitation of 140 characters, Twitter instills users to be creative and succinct with social media. Following the most essential Twitter best practices can make you more visible to your customers. Going into Twitter blindly as a marketer can lead to time-wasting efforts that don’t bring real results like traffic and faster customer support. While these are only a few things that Twitter can do for your business, you’ll want to learn how to successfully market your account. Search & Add Valuable Twitter Followers. Then follow them on Twitter.

Using Twitter for Effective Media Relations

Spin Sucks

Over the past year or so I have been using Twitter to contact journalists. It’s not only an extremely useful platform to get their interest, but it also helps you to get to know their work, to create a rapport, and to spot media requests; all of which are integral to being a good public relations professional. Do you already use Twitter for PR? Pitch. Are you interested in?”

Engaging Brand 427 - Guy Kawasaki talks Author, Publisher and Entrepreneur

Engaging Brand

Today I talk to Guy Kawasaki about how to self publish a book by being an  Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur and discuss  . Will self publishing merge with publishing eventually? The publisher/ author relationship. Is the speed in publishing driven by the business model? What Google+ offers author, publishers and entrepreneurs? Related articles.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter. We’re proud to acknowledge these 50 women from 41 different organizations as the top #Nifty50 women of technology on Twitter for 2012. She also hosts the talent chat (#TChat) on Twitter Wednesdays from 7-8pm eastern time. She’s a rock star on Twitter and also speaks French. sacevero.

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools by Pam Dyer on April 26, 2010 Share Image via Wikipedia Social media is much more than a way to stay connected and to have fun: it’s a way to market yourself, your business, and your products and services. Infographic] Next post: Who’s Using Twitter in the U.S.?

The Responsibility Of Twitter

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What is Twitter doing to ensure that the information we read and share is accurate? It could well be one of the most important reads about Twitter (and, social media) in a long, long time. The article titled, On Twitter, Sifting Through Falsehoods in Critical Times , looks at many of the false tweets and information that were being floated around on Twitter during Hurricane Sandy. " This is not Twitter. One could argue that Twitter is the publisher and responsible for all content that flows through the channels. Don't blame Twitter.

#LetsAskNancy: Lawyers, Why Should You Publish Your Content On Other Sites?

Myrland Marketing

This means that when we publish our words, whether written or spoken, we have enormous competition for eyes and ears. Remember when it used to be so easy when all we had was radio, TV, newspaper and a few other platforms to get our entertainment and education from? Do you need to publish: On your website? My short answer? Why would you not? What Does This Mean? Did they ever?].

Marketing Twitter

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It's hard to imagine a brand not seeing Twitter as an opportunity to share and connect with customers and potential customers. It's near-impossible to find any semblance of a marketing campaign that hasn't attached itself to some kind of hashtag or Twitter call-out. Some might argue that Twitter is less about communication these days, and much more about a place to share information (a micro-broadcasting platform instead of a micro-blogging platform). With that, Twitter seems to be struggling at marketing itself. . The Twitter struggle. . mirum.

Why Bloggers Should Self-Publish

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By James Altucher of jamesaltucher.com. I’ve published seven books in the past seven years, five with traditional publishers (Wiley, Penguin, HarperCollins), and the last two I’ve self-published. In this post I give the specific details of all of my sales numbers and advances with the traditional publishers. Image copyright photogl - Fotolia.com The rest of this article is really three discussions: Why self-publish, rather than use a traditional publisher? Why bloggers should self-publish. How to go about self-publishing.

15 Ways To Get More Followers On Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google+

The Social Media Hat

Social Media 15 Ways To Get More Followers On Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google+. We can tell you how to get more followers on Twitter, how to get more fans on Facebook, and how to get followers on Instagram and Google +. How to Get More Followers on Twitter. There are several things you can do to increase followers on Twitter. Twitter Cards. It's not easy.

Can Twitter Analytics Predict a Trump v. Clinton Winner?

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If you’re a social media trend watcher or a political junkie, you can’t help but pay attention to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Twitter this year! Using the free Twitter Analytics Report Card   from Agorapulse, let’s take a quick look at the two U.S. presidential candidates setting Twitter on fire right now. The post Can Twitter Analytics Predict a Trump v.

6 Science-Backed Strategies to Get More Followers on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and More

Buffer Social

Follower count is often considered one of the vainest of vanity metrics. I can relate. I’ve had my fair share of ego tied to that golden number on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn—one day I’ll point out my follower growth to a friend and the next I’ll feel all insecure about the number not being big enough. Engage with others on the social platforms.

The Big Buzz At Social Media Marketing World

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Twitter ? Sure, there were lots of sessions talking about and dissecting the platforms and types of content that work in social media these days. It's being hyped and pushed now - more than ever - because the technology can truly enable it now, everywhere (the pipe can broadcast it, the smartphones have great video and audio capabilities, the software to edit video has never been simpler and cheaper, and the apps/publishing platforms make everything come together with ease). media platform. platform. publishing. twitter. Podcasting? Blogs?

A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

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Twitter reported its second-quarter-2016 financial results Tuesday, and Wall Street was far from overwhelmed. Twitter reported 313 million monthly active users at the end of the second quarter of 2016, up from 310 million at the end of the first quarter  and up 3 percent year-over-year. That is an all-sports highlights, news and analysis show that is exclusive to Twitter.

Twitter Search or Instagram Search: Which is Better for Business?

Diva Marketing Blog

Paul wondered if search on Twitter or Instagram could be a good business tool. He’s written four books that cover the topics of business blogging, social media marketing, and social commerce, the most notable of which is entitled  "The Digital Handshake: Seven Proven Strategies to Grow Your Business Using Social Media,"  published by John Wiley and Sons in 2009. Twitter Search.

The Twitter Test

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I've been thinking a lot about Twitter lately. Beyond Twitter's dramatic growth and the buzz that still surrounds it, it's becoming an increasingly important place to be because as people used to " Google " one another to find out what they're about, you may note that a Twitter profile ranks fairly close to the top of the organic search results. Twitter is like a real-time resume. It's harder to to do that in real-time and when you consider how Twitter is best played in terms of engagement. The Twitter Test. Do The Twitter Test often.