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The social media strategy series: Is social media right for your.

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe The social media strategy series: Is social media right for your business? 21/07/2010 tags: is social media right for me , social media strategy by Gemma Went Photo by laurakgibbs This is the first in my social media strategy series where I give a step by step guide to developing a social media strategy.

The social media strategy series: Getting Buy In « The Cube

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe The social media strategy series: Getting Buy In 28/07/2010 tags: social media business case , social media buy in , social media strategy by Gemma Went Photo by by renaissancechambara Welcome back to the second in my social media strategy series. So let’s crack on with post number two: Getting Buy In.

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The social media strategy series: Finding your audiences « The Cube

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe The social media strategy series: Finding your audiences 02/09/2010 tags: social media strategy by Gemma Went The next post in our social media strategy series is all about finding your audiences. You’ve already identified your goals and objectives and you understand what you want to achieve. Handy.

The social media strategy series: Identifying goals and objectives.

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe The social media strategy series: Identifying goals and objectives 19/08/2010 tags: goals and objectives , social media strategy by Gemma Went Photo by dr. hanz After a short break, I’m back with the third in the social media strategy series. Next up: Identifying Goals and Objectives. And nobody wants that.

Unlocking the value of Foursquare « The Cube

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Thats why we also have customers in other verticals (estate agents, tradespeople vehicles, exhibitions & conferences, restaurants, fashion retailers, etc) anywhere where you might want to remember something for checking out later online… and the easiest way to do that is to use your mobile to bookmark them. Foursquare is the clear favourite for me so I will focus more on that here. For me they bridge the gap between the online and offline world, something key in connecting brands with consumers and something that’s missing in current social media marketing activities.

Case Study Crunch: Retail Social Media Case Studies « The Cube

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Case Study Crunch: Retail Social Media Case Studies 08/07/2010 tags: Case Studies , Marketing , Social Media , Social media case studies by Annalisa Morgan In retail, social media is everywhere. million – and counting. Larry Danna). Einstein Bros. Channels: Email, Photo sharing, UGC. what a year!

Survey results: The top Twitter tools and apps « The Cube

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Survey results: The top Twitter tools and apps 06/10/2010 tags: Twitter tools and apps by Gemma Went This is the second in the series of results that came out of my tools and apps survey a few weeks ago. The first post covered general social media tools. Both Seesmic and Twitter.com had 6.3% of users.

Top 10 Social Media, PR and Marketing Links of the Month

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Case Study Crunch: Retail Social Media Case Studies Digital versus traditional: Where’s your money going? Here are the top 10 links most popular with our Twitter community during July. There are some gems in there, particularly nice to see three of our own posts make the top spots. Then you might like to  subscribe by email or RSS to future posts, delivered straight to you. Im off.

The #CommsChat Social Media Strategy Special

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe The #CommsChat Social Media Strategy Special 22/08/2010 tags: #commschat , social media strategy by Gemma Went On Monday 23 August at 8pm (UK time) I’ll be hosting the weekly #CommsChat. My topic of choice is, of course, social media strategy. It’s open to all, so please come along and join in.

Retuning your Twitter dials

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Retuning your Twitter dials 22/09/2010 tags: reducing Twitter noise , Twitter by Gemma Went Photo by Mr Thinktank I went through a lengthy process last week. My Twitter streams had become populated by a few over sharers and I was missing out on important updates from people I’m keen to connect with. Winner.

Which are the top business tools and apps?

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Which are the top tools and apps? 07/09/2010 tags: Best tools and apps , Top social media tools by Gemma Went Folks, I have something to ask of you. I’d like to learn which tools and apps (used primarily for business) you can’t live without. The only way of finding that out is to … ASK.

Top 10 Social Media, PR and Marketing Links of the Month: August.

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Top 10 Social Media, PR and Marketing Links of the Month: August 06/09/2010 tags: top 10 social media marketing pr links by Gemma Went Here are the top ten links our Twitter followers found most interesting last month. Need to monitor your web ranking accurately? We can also chat there if you like. what a year!

Which are the top tools and apps: The results « The Cube

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Which are the top tools and apps: The results 27/09/2010 by Gemma Went A couple of weeks ago I started a survey to find out which business tools and apps you guys can’t live without. I’m delighted with the results. And now onto the survey. So first up then … General Social Media Tools. clout.

A framework for measuring social media « The Cube

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe A framework for measuring social media 24/08/2010 by Gemma Went Measuring social media and ROI are hot topics right now. Hotter than hot in fact. How are you measuring your activities? Did you enjoy this post? Then you might like to  subscribe by email or RSS to future posts, delivered straight to you.

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The social media strategy series: Developing tactics « The Cube

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe The social media strategy series: Developing tactics 09/09/2010 tags: social media strategy , social media tactics by Gemma Went Photo by John Morgan Welcome to the fifth in our social media strategy series. Next up we’re looking at the tactics. Your tactics will be based on the work done so far.

The real life social network

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe The real life social network 09/07/2010 tags: Social Media , the real life social network by Gemma Went I stumbled upon this fantastic presentation by Paul Adams. It totals 216 pages in all, but don’t be put off by that, it’s definitely worth the time investment. There are also some interesting stats.

Video: Vital statistics for B2B marketers

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Video: Vital statistics for B2B marketers 23/07/2010 tags: Social Media for B2B , social media stats by Gemma Went This is a great little find from the Earnest Agency (via Grey Matter Minute , thank you very much). Leave a Reply Who writes this stuff? Well were nice like that.If what a year! There will be tears.

Do You Know Who's Watching You?

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Do You Know Who’s Watching You? 13/08/2010 by Gemma Went We all know the internet is a wonderful thing. It allows us to connect, engage, learn, share, work and play in ways we never could before. So when I was sent this infographic from the guys at Wordstream I had to share it here. what a year!

Social Media Marketing for Business: Presentation « The Cube

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Social Media Marketing for Business: Presentation 20/08/2010 tags: Jeff Bullas , social media marketing by Gemma Went I found this great overview of the benefits of using social media marketing for business in my daily trawl of Google Reader. Did you enjoy this post? We can also chat there if you like.

The importance of taking a break. Im off.

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe The importance of taking a break. Im off. 28/07/2010 tags: taking a break by Gemma Went Tomorrow I jet off for a well earned break. My first since starting Red Cube (over 2 years. know, ouch). For a few weeks I was wondering what to do while I was away. Should I line up some tweets and schedule those?

The Strategy Series

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe The Social Media Strategy Series 16/07/2010 tags: social media strategy by Gemma Went I did a (very) quick presentation on developing a social media strategy at Media 140 recently. So, my friends, the series will start next week and will cover: Checklist: Is social media right for you? Well were nice like that.If

Another great deck to share: Six Digital Trends To Watch « The Cube

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Another great deck to share: Six Digital Trends To Watch 14/07/2010 by Gemma Went Regular readers know I’m a big fan of both David Armano and Steve Rubel from Edelman Digital. Unfortunately most of the business population aren’t aware of this yet though. Keep up the good work. keep up the good work.

So you've got a blog, now what? How to promote your bloggo

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Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit from → Blogging ← Top 10 Social Media, PR and Marketing Links of the Month: June Case Study Crunch: Retail Social Media Case Studies → 8 Comments leave one → Fulcher Edwards Ltd permalink 05/07/2010 11:25 am Yet another really helpful and useful blog post from you Gemma. It looks great. But there’s one thing missing. Readers.

Top 10 Social Media, PR and Marketing Links of the Month

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Top 10 Social Media, PR and Marketing Links of the Month: June 01/07/2010 tags: top 10 social media marketing pr links by Gemma Went So, after feedback from this post and conversations with a few people, we’ve decided to stop weekly Top 10 links posts as they were a bit much for too many people.

Social Media DIY: Get Started With Our Top 7 Tutorials

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Social Media DIY: Get Started With Our Top 7 Tutorials 30/06/2010 tags: Social Media , Tutorials , Videos , YouTube by Gemma Went Getting started with social media can be a little daunting to say the least. We’ve all been there. hope it’s useful. How & Why To Use LinkedIn.com. Delicious Tutorial.

Lovin': Hootsuite Gets An Upgrade – The Cube's Review « The Cube

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Yes, a new Hootsuite has arrived. Not one entirely different to its predecessor, but a new one nonetheless. Looking just that little bit sleeker, simpler and even easier to navigate, Hootsuite has improved some of its key features, as well as adding a whole suite of new ones. All in all, the new Hootsuite5 gets a thumbs up from the Cube. Did you enjoy this post? Leave a Reply Who writes this stuff?

Top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week

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Clever Retailer Use Of Blogging. Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week 17/05/2010 tags: top 10 social media marketing pr links by Gemma Went Morning folks, it’s that time of the week again. Here are last week’s top 10 social media, marketing and pr links. Reasons to Foursquare.

Top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week 21/06/2010 tags: top 10 social media marketing pr links by Gemma Went Hi all. Here are our top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week. Enjoy. Did you enjoy this post? Leave a Reply Who writes this stuff? Well were nice like that.If

Listen, Share, Engage: Have You Got the Balance Right?

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Listen, Share, Engage: Have You Got the Balance Right? 16/06/2010 tags: Social Media , Twitter by Annalisa Morgan Twitter has made multitaskers of us all. The only difference is, the time we spend on each. As you’d expect, the way we tweet is very much a reflection of our personality. Which are you? what a year!

Top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week 14/06/2010 tags: top 10 social media marketing pr links by Gemma Went Afternoon all, time for our top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week. Which were your faves? Did you enjoy this post? Leave a Reply Who writes this stuff? what a year!

Feedback please people

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Feedback please people 22/06/2010 by Gemma Went I’ve noticed a few people unsubscribing after recent ‘Top 10 Links of the Week’ posts and wondered if doing this weekly is a bit too much. Instead of making that decision myself, I thought I’d throw it out to you lot. What do you think?

Red Chair London 2010: A recommendation « The Cube

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Red Chair London 2010: A recommendation 09/06/2010 tags: Olivier Blanchard , Red Chair London , Social Media Training by Gemma Went Regular readers of this blog will know that I’m a huge fan of Olivier Blanchard. Full details and how to sign up here. If that doesn’t convince you, nothing will.

Top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week 07/06/2010 tags: top 10 social media marketing pr links by Gemma Went Afternoon everyone, it’s that time of the week again. Here are our top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week. Enjoy. Did you enjoy this post? what a year!

Bad grammar, bad spelling: Is language as we know it, changing.

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Bad grammar, bad spelling: Is language as we know it, changing? 19/07/2010 tags: language , text speak , Writing by Gemma Went On Saturday night I was having a few drinks in a lovely Soho pub where I noticed this graffiti gold dust on the back of a toilet door. You can see the tweet here. talking to each other.

On Saturday night I was having a few drinks in a lovely Soho pub.

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Bad grammar, bad spelling: Is language as we know it, changing? 19/07/2010 tags: language , text speak , Writing by Gemma Went On Saturday night I was having a few drinks in a lovely Soho pub where I noticed this graffiti gold dust on the back of a toilet door. You can see the tweet here. talking to each other.

Lovin': Paper.Li

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Lovin’: Paper.Li 02/06/2010 tags: Social Media , Twitter , twitter apps by Annalisa Morgan Whilst doing the usual morning scan of Facebook, I came across a sponsored link to a new Twitter app which grabbed my attention; it’s called  Paper.Li. Go ahead, give it a try and let us know what you think.

Top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week 01/06/2010 by Gemma Went Time to catch-up with the top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week. Happy reading. Did you enjoy this post? Then you might like to  subscribe by email or RSS to future posts, delivered straight to you.