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Weekly Roundup: The Spin Sucks Edition

Waxing UnLyrical

Why: this post published while I was traveling. PostRank Connect and analytics for bloggers , by Gini (yikes, this is getting old). Why: I’ve been using PostRank for a while, but Gini beat me to the punch in talking about it. 6. I don’t think I’ve ever done this before. Devoted an entire Weekly Roundup to posts from one – yes, one! – blog.

15 Reasons Your PR Pitches Suck

Waxing UnLyrical

Mark as read Approve comment Late to the game, but I pitched a very popular tech blogger on touring a technology demo home and made the mistake of saying, "XYZ client will be happy to cover all travel and accomodation expenses involved with the trip." Meanwhile, we had equally prominent press accept all compd travel without blinking. Image: JKönig via Flickr, CC 2.0 And O.M.G. and 3.

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Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary

Pamorama

PostRank : PostRank monitors and collects social engagement data related to content around the Web. Residents can explore, meet other residents, socialize, participate in individual and group activities, create and trade virtual property and services with one another, and travel throughout the world. But never fear! Here’s a quick guide to some of the terms you may encounter.

How People Made 2010 What It Was

Waxing UnLyrical

traveled a lot. A LOT. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali How People Made 2010 What It Was December 31st, 2010 Tweet Just a few more hours before we put our 2010 calendars away and start our New Year, eh? My, time flies. turned 40. And I liked it. 2. In person. In my home. Trippy. 5. People.

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Link Love Monthly: Best of November 2010 [experimental]

SocialFish

For this month, in order to save myself a little time (because yes, these Link Love Monthly posts take me several hours to put together) I’m going to do a little experiment.  I’m going to post the links from November that have been rated 7.5 or higher out of 10 by my beloved  PostRank plugin. KLM surprises travelers to see ‘how happiness spreads’ (About Foursquare). Truth.

Weekly Roundup: Around The World

Waxing UnLyrical

Assuming BYS did not brain me, and assuming I am on my way, I thought I’d leave you with seven great travel-oriented blog posts to whet your wanderlust. See, I love traveling. Passports with Purpose 2010 – Travel Bloggers Raising Money Together , from Chris Gray Faust ‘s Chris Around the World. Dealing with ants in your house in Thailand , from I Travel About.

Interview with Social Media Citizen: J-P De Clerck

Social Media Citizens

Travelling. J-P De Clerck is Managing partner at Conversionation Consulting , a cross-channel interactive marketing consultancy without geographical borders. J-P is basically everywhere interactive media is discussed and you can find his posts and thoughts on over a dozen of blogs, online and offline media and publications about interactive marketing, mainly in Europe and the US. Think.

Social Media from a Multi-Brand Perspective: Newell Rubbermaid

Pamorama

link] Andy Hayes | Travel Online Partners I can’t help but laugh – as many of these tactics were good business advice before social media. Delivered at BlogWell, Atlanta, “Social Media from a Multi-Brand Perspective” covers how the company is using different social media approaches across its many brands. Both the video and deck are available below. Show you care.

WOM: What's Really Behind The Buzz

Waxing UnLyrical

With 10 years of operations already behind them (I’m told they were doing WOM before “social media&# even existed), offices in London, Oxford, New York and Sydney, they have an impressive client list that includes Nokia, Universal, Procter & Gamble, Canon, SKINS and STA Travel. How many heads? One of the most high profile WOM agencies globally is an outfit called 1000heads.

Curation Makes the Difference, or Why Seth Godin is (Finally) Wrong About Something

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Curation Makes the Difference, or Why Seth Godin is (Finally) Wrong About Something | Jamie Beckland Jamie Beckland Emerging Media Strategist – Erstwhile Dancer – Digital Roustabout – Armchair Economist – Traveler Home About Contact Mar 20 2010 Curation Makes the Difference, or Why Seth Godin is (Finally) Wrong About Something Published by jamie at 2:36 pm under social media , technology #Curation makes the difference - why #SethGodin is (finally) wrong about something #marketing Seth Godin has an interesting post about the rise of “drive by culture&#.

Extra Boost of “V”: More Vloggers for your YouTube Cravings

Waxing UnLyrical

He dreams of traveling the globe, experiencing a wide array of cultures, and making worldwide connections. Image: Jixar ‘s Flickrstream, CC 2.0 So here are six more YouTubers that I follow now and again: Natalie ( communitychannel ) Who? She’s a funny gal from Sydney who loves Lamingtons. Justine ( iJustine ) Does she like Apple? Yes she does! Obsessed, actually. Comments?

Kpop Lessons: Handling Defamation Through Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Tablo chose to film an episode with the TV program MBC Special, aired on October 1, as he traveled to Stanford to obtain an official transcript in person. He dreams of traveling the globe, experiencing a wide array of cultures, and making worldwide connections. Image: twchoi11 via Flickr , Creative Commons Though I wouldn’t consider myself as devoted as some fan clubs.

A Decade of Thanksgivings

Waxing UnLyrical

At the time, I was working for an organization headquartered in New York, so I traveled there frequently; as a result, I had a ton of reward points on Amtrak and various hotels. But what it really is, is a remarkable declaration of love. decade ago Until I moved to the U.S. in 2000, Thanksgiving really didn’t mean anything to me. So he cooked the entire dinner. That’s love. That’s love.

Is Pay-to-Post Blogging The New Advertorial?

Waxing UnLyrical

And we have worked with clients who have brought bloggers to corporate headquarters for an event and paid the travel fee. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Is Pay-to-Post Blogging The New Advertorial? The idea of paying for posts is somehow intrinsically cheesy to me. Simple, right? Maybe.

From Couch To 5K: Why Lindsay Allen Runs

Waxing UnLyrical

When she’s not working with words, Lindsay enjoys baking (she’s known in many circles for her cookies), cooking, photography, wine and craft beer, traveling, blogging , and, most recently, running. When I heard she was training for her first-ever 5K race and trying to raise funds for Special Olympics Michigan in the process, I asked her to tell me more. Until July, that is. Why bother?

Blogging for Grasshoppers: The Most Numerous Steps To Do The.

Waxing UnLyrical

He dreams of traveling the globe, experiencing a wide array of cultures, and making worldwide connections. Image: jim crossley via Flickr, CC 2.0 Sorry, I won’t be telling you in this post. Why, sometimes, steps are not OK The title of this post, if you couldn’t detect it, is a play on articles that follow a certain naming pattern: ### [NOUN - plural, syn. Good post! Lets play.

Veterans Day: A Granddaughter Remembers

Waxing UnLyrical

Mark as read Approve comment Jagan, Im so sorry for the late reply, Ive been traveling. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Veterans Day: A Granddaughter Remembers November 11th, 2010 Tweet The strong, silent type My grandfather never talked about the war. Nineteen. Nineteen! Thanks! Thank you!

7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

Now, you have to get on the boat and travel out of your island to visit wherever there is something happening. However, it is fine to make your island your base which you leave everyday to travel abroad and then come back to it at the end of the day. So of course I checked it out. Image: Matthew Smith via Flickr, Creative Commons Can you say “love at first byte&# ? Etiquette?

40 Social Media Blogs You Should Be Reading

Pamorama

His career spans a number of industries such as healthcare, pharma, biotech, travel, automotive, tech, and communications, and includes a wide range of clients, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 40 Social Media Blogs You Should Be Reading by Pam Dyer on December 16, 2009 Share If you’re reading this blog ( thank you! ), you probably agree that social media is valuable. But given how quickly the landscape is changing, keeping up to date with the latest trends can be a challenge. Blonde 2.0′s

Best of #SMAZ – Blogging Tips, Social Media ROI, & SEO

Kikolani

Simply put, don’t post your location unless you want to be found. I can see that musicians who want to bring in a larger audience at their gigs would want to put out that they are warming up for their performance at the Boom Boom Room, but the random person doesn’t need to be tweeting their daily travel habits like “I’m at Starbucks on 5th and Grand&# every morning at 8am.

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Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Between bit.ly and Postrank, and Tweetmeme and Topsy and Facebook Insights and about 1,000 other tools you can use to precisely measure social media success, there is literally no excuse to not ALWAYS BE TESTING. 6. RT @jaybaer: 6 Critical Services Agencies Must Provide to Stay Relevant in SM [link] [link] Travel 2.0 RT @jaybaer: 6 Critical Services Agencies Must Provide to Stay Relevant in Social Media [link] [link] Ernesto Durán 6 Critical Services Agencies Must Provide to Stay Relevant in Social Media [link]. Forrester Research shows that from 2009-2014,  U.S. Me Too. Spot on.

How Bloggers Can Make Money from Brands

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venue, food, drinks, stationery (butcher’s paper, cards, pens), a projector, recording the session (video, audio), phone calls, incentives (for 60-90 minutes, you may pay $50-$70), printing of disclaimer forms, and your travel. analytics, PostRank, Twitter, social bookmarking websites, and so on. This guest post was written by Mark Pollard of MarkPollard.net. Let’s face it, how you make money from blogging is in serious flux right now. The thing is, flux brings opportunity. If you’re thinking differently enough to everybody else, chances are you can stand out. Do you go Kindle?