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  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2011
    [Social Media] Announcing 28 Days of Diversity 2011, people of color impacting the social web with a focus on Digital Divide
    Also note that 28 Days of Diversity is not a popularity contest or an influencer list but a list of thought leaders in the social web sector, including entrepreneurs, bloggers, conference organizers, IT professionals and friends not ranked in any particular order who I have either met in person or followed online. 28 Days of Diversity Featured 2011 28 days 28 Days of Diversity 2011 28daysofdiversity black history month blackhistory blackhistorymonth color community digital divide digitaldivide diversity minorities people people of color series social web socialweb tech Technology
  • CREATIVE RAMBLINGS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2013
    [Social Media] One easy tip to increase engagement on Google+
    But first, let me bust one of the biggest myths out there: No, the social media platform is NOT a desert island. 'Wondering why you get no response from people on Google+? Here is an easy tip to help you gather steam. There are actually 300 million monthly active users there! This half-week alone, I gained 160 followers. have been circled by more than 9,800 people since I joined in July 2011! After spending the last couple of weeks observing the sharing activity from people in my Circles, I discovered the following: Some Plussers get a ton of engagement, no matter what they post.
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2010
    [Social Media] Does Twitter Promote Cross-Cultural Communication?
    On the question of whether Twitter promote cross-cultural communication, I think Twitter, like other social web platforms, creates the “possibility&# of cross-cultural communication. Tags: Media Culture Homophily Mashable Twitter twitterculture I was recently quoted in a Mashable article on the culture of Twitter. As Twitter becomes mainstream, not only in the US, but also in several other countries, its changing from a community frequented by early adopters to an utility used by the masses. Specifically, each hashtag is its own community, with its own culture. Digg this!
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2012
    [Social Media] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Baby Meerkats
    This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, freelancing, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. How Social Signals Could Potentially Influence Local Search Results – If you’re a business that can take advantage of social media locally, what steps can you take to prepare yourself for if and when check-ins and geo-social factors become a more prevalent signal in the local algorithm? Social Media / Social Networking. The Resources Mashup. Find out.
  • SOSHABLE  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2010
    [Social Media] Comcast CEO Brian Roberts Talks Twitter
    Learn more about Social Media. Blast. The portion of the interview below titled “Comcast CEO: Twitter Changed the Culture of Our Company&# is a brief overview by Brian Roberts about Twitter. Is it really making a difference for them? would say, “Yes&#. via Fora ). * * *. Share it. The world should know: Blast.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2012
    [Social Media] The Business of Professional Speaking
    It’s interesting that my focus today is digital marketing, because when I founded my first business in 1988 we did not have the Internet – no email or social media, and even cellular phones were quite uncommon. So, are you one of those motivational speakers? This is a question I’m often asked. When you are a  professional speaker  you have to be prepared at every turn to explain what exactly it is you do – as well as how and why. Sometimes I’ll admit to being a motivational speaker just to get the conversation going.  So, here goes. Practice is essential.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2013
    [Social Media] Youtility – The Marketing Strategy for the Age of Information Overload
    It’s not about social media, it’s about marketing. Jay Baer is a hype-free social media and content strategist & speaker, and co-author of The NOW Revolution. Jay is the founder of [link] and host of the Social Pros podcast. Youtility – The Marketing Strategy for the Age of Information Overload is a post from: Convince and Convert: Social Media Strategy and Content Marketing Strategy. Join the pre-release fan club at youtilitybook.com. It’s called Youtility: Why Smart Marketing is About Help Not Hype. tweet this).
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2012
    [Social Media] The Name Game: ‘AAAA Taxi’ Won’t Cut it Anymore
    Ken Mueller is the owner of Inkling Media , a social media marketing and communications consultancy in Lancaster, Pa. Today’s guest post is by Ken Mueller. What do you think when you hear Spike’s Salon & Spa? Joe’s Garage says one thing, but what about Fifi’s Garage? The name of your business is important. It says a lot about you, and it can convey all sorts of information: From what you do to who you are, and what your mindset is as well. You can’t always just go with the obvious or what may have worked for others in the past. The Game of the Name. Probably not.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012
    [Social Media] 5 Killer Strategies for Brands to Engage on Pinterest and LinkedIn
    As a follow-on to our latest white paper, Five Killer Strategies to Dominate Social Media’s Big 3: Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube , which offers insights into how the leading social platforms can be used for marketing success, we turn to dissecting the best social marketing practices on Pinterest and LinkedIn, among the most popular social platforms of our days. These two social networks hold untapped potential for reaching new customers waiting for your brand to make connections with them. Wondering if LinkedIn or Pinterest are right for your brand? 
  • KIKOLANI  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2012
    [Social Media] 5 Reasons Why Video Blogging Is the Best Way to Attract Business
    They’re easy to promote via social media channels – and arguably more tempting to click on too. Promoting your videos via social media sites is a great way to reach out to even more people. This is a guest post by Kevin Lau. Are you confident in front of a webcam? You’ll need to be if you want to get new business in the months to come. Video blogging is becoming a hugely successful method of winning new customers, and if you’re not yet on the bandwagon you should start thinking about getting on board very soon. You get to show your human side.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 2010
    [Social Media] #FollowFriday: Shelly Kramer | Spin Sucks
    Arment Dietrich Overview Expertise Resources Gini Dietrich News Media Center Careers Contact Follow US Facebook Linkedin RSS Feed Twitter YouTube Share Categories Communication Social Media Advertising Entrepreneur SEO Marketing Marketplace COMMUNICATION / SOCIAL MEDIA / ADVERTISING / ENTREPRENEUR / SEO / MARKETING Aug 27 2010 #FollowFriday: Shelly Kramer By Gini Dietrich | Email | Print | 12 Comments | I started following Shelly Kramer on Twitter, gosh, more than a year ago because she is F-U-N-N-Y! as a best social media blog by a woman.
  • CHARLENE LI  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2010
    [Social Media] The Open Leadership Awards 2010 Winners - Founder of Altimeter.
    We received submissions from a range of individuals and organizations, and are excited to announce the winners onstage today at Altimeter Group’s first conference, Rise of Social Commerce , at the Four Seasons Hotel in Palo Alto California. Dell has been an active participant in social media but what continues to impress us is that they are committed to continually pushing the boundaries of social business by pushing engagement into all areas of their business practice. Now, without further ado, the winners! The [.] The [.] The Starfish and the Spider.) The [.]
  • BILL HARTZER  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2014
    [Social Media] NamesCon 2014: SEO, Search, New TLDs and Audience
    What role does social media play for online businesses and what role does it mean for businesses in 5 years. Ruth: Google look at social media activity as a legit business. It’s tough to create a fake site with a fake social media account. Jason: Moz has a great social media presence because of the content they produce. social media strategy is only as good as the content that you produce. It’s legitimizes your business if you are active in social media and have a presence on social sites. custom URL.
  • KIKOLANI  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2011
    [Social Media] How to Create Awesome List Posts
    They also have a tendency to be shared quite a bit on Twitter, Facebook, and other social media sites, bookmarked, voted upon, and commented on. This is a term that my friend Stanford at Pushing Social coined and it could easily be the most brilliant advice I received in all of 2010. 25 Guest Posts on Blogging, SEO and Social Media. Top 25 Blogging and Social Media Posts on Kikolani. This is a guest post by Srinivas Rao of Blogcast FM. Here are just a few examples below: 40 Flightsters You Should know About. 125 Fearless Female Bloggers.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2010
    [Social Media] Why Groupon Should Have Taken the Google Deal
    Their founders all hit the media circuit like conquering heroes. The popularity at Facebook has peaked, in my opinion as privacy issues, excessive bragging and just plain social fatigue have kicked in. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m a huge tech company fan, and an even bigger fan of the power and transparency of social marketing. Will it suffer the inevitable fatigue most social apps suffer? Besides, they’ve already made the only social media movie they are going make. Guest post by  Rusty Speidel , founder of  Rowdy.com. History. EA.com?
  • ARI HERZOG  |  SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011
    [Social Media] Why Livefyre is Here and How It Helps You
    You use social media websites to connect to people and build networks. You were prevented from this sort of social conversational integration with the built-in WordPress commenting system that this blog employed since 2008. Many people availed themselves of the optional input of a Twitter name and many other people clicked your social links. It is natural that a blog focusing on the exploration of new and emerging media employ alternative commenting systems. Livefyre promotes commenting through social media. The internet has gone social, and.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2010
    [Social Media] How brands can use Instagram and other mobile photo sharing applications today for customer engagement
    Stories and experiences are being shared by uploading photos and new mobile social networking communities are being formed. While more open photos sharing apps like Instagram, picplz and Burstn continue to gain users, another sad but inevitable trend we may start seeing is more users trying to increase their followers and treating photo sharing apps like another Twitter or social networking site. For brands and agencies, what is one of first tips we said in social media class 101? Will photo sharing applications create APIs for other services to pull in photos?
  • IT'S JOSIP NOT JOSEPH  |  THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
    [Social Media] The Good, the Bad and the Viral
    must admit, I went from thinking it was an “ok, whatever, just another social media” idea , to being against it and ultimately starting an anti-movement, The UNfluence Project. Home It’s Josip Archives Let’s Talk The Word on the Web The Good, the Bad and the Viral Written on July 15, 2010 by Josip Petrusa 1 Comment Tweet Share Save You can find it but it’s beyond elusive. We experience it everyday and we hardly know it. It’s something brands and marketers can only dream of. To them it’s beautiful, glorious, challenging and seemingly impossible. Does anyone? promise.
  • IT'S JOSIP NOT JOSEPH  |  THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
    [Social Media] The Good, the Bad and the Viral
    must admit, I went from thinking it was an “ok, whatever, just another social media” idea , to being against it and ultimately starting an anti-movement, The UNfluence Project. Home It’s Josip Archives Let’s Talk The Word on the Web The Good, the Bad and the Viral Written on July 15, 2010 by Josip Petrusa 1 Comment Tweet Share Save You can find it but it’s beyond elusive. We experience it everyday and we hardly know it. It’s something brands and marketers can only dream of. To them it’s beautiful, glorious, challenging and seemingly impossible. Does anyone? promise.
  • THE ANTI-SOCIAL MEDIA  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2010
    [Social Media] Tweets I Hate - Politics Edition
    Whether it’s outright lies, blatant attacks, or pure corruption, there’s something that absolutely disgusts me as a voter about how we have our civic discourse and allow our politicians and media outlets to talk to us. Still, some people use Twitter and other social media to spread divisive crap. An election happened in America yesterday. m glad the election is over, so I can go back to my normal stable of commercials for fiber supplements and prescription medications I need to ask my doctor about. However, politics brings out the absolute worst in human beings. Period.
  • QUICK ONLINE TIPS  |  MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013
    [Social Media] How to Add Font Awesome Icons in Bootstrap
    Did you notice the cool Social icons on the top – see the screenshot. And this seems even better than pure CSS social buttons. How to Create Social Media Icons with Pure CSS. 'We added Font Awesome icons to our Twitter Bootstrap  installation. Though Glyphicons provided amazing icons, they still need to load a CSS sprite with those 160 images. How would if be if you could add an icon font to display those icons and then scale them to any size just like fonts, while maintaining the sharpness and clarity of the icons. Font Awesome for Bootstrap. icon lists etc.
  • SPRING CREEK  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2013
    [Social Media] Pinterest Introduces Web Analytics
    Tags: Pinterest POV Social Media analytics
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 2, 2009
    [Social Media] Top Social Networks by Country
    Top Social Networks by Country. Vincenzo Cosenza took data from Google Trends and Alexa to compile a map of the largest social networks by country. Facebook dominates in most countries and is growing, but in China social netQQ still dominates.  Tags: Facebook Social Media China Social Network QQ Social Media Map Social Network by Country Social Network Data Social Network Map Top Networks by Country Friendster has faded in all but the Philippines and MySpace is trailing in all but Guam. 
  • THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2012
    [Social Media] 15 Bad Business Practices That Are Transparent
    At the same time the emergence of transparency fueled by social media is a force that organizations need to be prepared to deal with. Those who have power use the power for self preservation. Self preservation can promote misrepresentation of fact from those who hide their transgression from the accountability of others. The majority of employees do not trust management’s representations of “facts” Many employee’s are fully aware of misrepresentations management makes about others but do not dare speak up for fear of retribution.
  • THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY  |  THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2012
    [Social Media] Changing How Markets Behave
    The dynamics reveal  five reasons why the current design and definition of markets are failing:  These are as follows: The suppliers still think in terms of mass production and mass media, now called social media. Media, previously used to control the masses, is now being supplied by the masses. The web has changed how “markets” communicate. The change in communications has the potential of creating a new marketplace. marketplace fueled by buyer intentions. Intentional Changes Needed . Buy the book and help create better markets.
  • THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY  |  MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012
    [Social Media] Social Shifts In Thinking
    Social technology are fueling a shift in how people, organizations and society thinks. The shift is enabled by the knowledge of what drives the social dynamics of today’s economy. Every so often—every 60 years or so—a body of technology comes along and over several decades, quietly, almost unnoticeably, transforms the economy: it brings new social classes to the fore and creates a different world for business. Otherwise, any attempts to leverage the new paradigm by forcing it to fit into old methods will create social rejections and the old problems will remain. Further,
  • THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY  |  MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2012
    [Social Media] Wasted Social Productivity
    While all things social are being touted as innovative ways to “produce things” the reality is that all things social are currently non-productive. You might say that social is much more productive than traditional advertising and marketing methods. Does the increase in hiring people with knowledge about all things social represent more production? So we must begin to ask how can we use all things social to improve productivity gains? We wonder why much of the on-line dialog about social media is about ROI.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2012
    [Social Media] Marketing In The Round
    Nothing excited me more than finding out that two of the most interesting people in social media - Gini Dietrich ( Spin Sucks and Arment Dietrich ) and Geoff Livingston ( Welcome to the Fifth Estate and Now Is Gone ) - teamed up to co-author a brand new book, Marketing In The Round - How to Develop an Integrated Marketing Campaign in the Digital. online social network. social media. Episode #312 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. The song is 'St. Lawrence River' and it's by David Usher. blogging.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2011
    [Social Media] The Lean Startup Revolution
    media hacks. online social network. social media 101. social media marketing. Episode #275 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. When one person, a MacBook computer and an iPad can create a multi-million (or multi-billion!) dollar business, it changes the face of business as we know it. This evolution of business has given rise to a nation of startups. The reality is that most people will fail. One of the latest innovations is the concept of The Lean Startup that was created by Eric Ries.
  • JACOB MORGAN  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 2013
    [Social Media] Who is a Leader at Your Company?
    Through social media and collaborative platforms employees can now share these things. You might have an employee in the R&D department who is a leader of community outreach and social responsibility. One of the fascinating things I am starting to see within organizations that are deploying collaborative tools and strategies is the emergence of leaders. Traditionally if you were to ask someone who a leader was at their company they would name a manager or a senior executive. However, this is no longer the case. Leaders are also exceptional story tellers.
  • IDACONCPTS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2012
    [Social Media] Why You Should Tweet on Black Friday
    The social media giant analyzed over 7,600 users and their site visitation and purchase behavior on over 700 retail brand websites during the busy back to school season. Did you know that the first brand on Twitter was a retailer? My favorite denim company, @ earnestsewn (which I wear everyday), was the first commercial account on Twitter. created it and emailed them. Jack Dorsey (@jack) May 28, 2011. Yes, the first Twitter brand account was created by one of Twitter’s founders back in May 2011. The study included two control groups: one group of U.S.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2014
    [Social Media] Social Intelligence: The Right Sequence for Success
    'Over the past few years there has been a lot of discussion about how to measure digital content and social media activity. Most of the focus has been on measuring after you have put out  content online and in social media. However, many businesses miss the value of gathering social intelligence. Social intelligence is much easier to gather, if you know how. Prior to social media, traditional market research was the only way to find any of this information.  You can tap into this intelligence base by monitoring social media conversations.
  • NET-SAVVY EXECUTIVE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2011
    [Social Media] Blogger's Block Should be a Meme
    It accomplished its original goal a long time ago, and now it's a blend of what I'm finding around social media analysis and other topics I find interesting. Fred Wilson posted a simple request yesterday and got an amazing response. He wrote that he was experiencing Blogger's Block , and he asked his readers to suggest topics. The response? Over 360 comments (so far), suggesting and discussing more topics than Fred will be able to write about in a year. Obviously, people—a lot of them—are interested in Fred's opinions. While it's not fun, it doesn't leave a scar.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2011
    [Social Media] I’m joining Tech Media as Director of Digital and what it means for TriOut
    It was announced earlier today that I have a new position with Tech Media. Below is the press release from [link] With over 10 years experience in technology and the social media sector Sutton, helps individuals, startups and businesses succeed in understanding how to communicate online via brand strategy, social networks and mobile marketing. I’m excited about joining the TechMedia team and looking forward to helping to educate, network and build the region’s technology economy through events and media,” Sutton said. as their new Director of Digital.
  • PROACTIVE REPORT  |  FRIDAY, JULY 26, 2013
    [Social Media] The Digital PR Agency
    Seven years ago when we launched Social Media Club very few PR agencies were interested.  Now almost  every PR agency claims that they are up to speed and able to deliver digital PR and social media.  Map the brand’s social graph and digital footprint. Perform a digital and social media audit. Develop a comprehensive integrated PR strategy with a robust digital/social media component. Make good relationships with online media as well as traditional. Know what online media want in the way of content.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2011
    [Social Media] What Microsoft Taught Me About Self Promotion
    She works at Coherent Interactive on social media, website design, mobile apps, & marketing. Today’s guest post is written by  Neicole Crepeau. Recently, Gini Dietrich wrote about  Achieving Workplace Equality that referenced an article  “A Rant About Women” in which the author said that women would go further if they were more self-promotional. Gini isn’t so sure we women need to be self-promotional, but I’ve found that tooting my own horn is an important and necessary part of doing business. learned that lesson during my 13 years at Microsoft. I wasn’t bragging.
  • JACOB MORGAN  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2009
    [Social Media] Collaboration in the 2.0 Enterprise
    Social Media Globetrotter Home Consulting Speaking Travel Blog About SOCIAL MEDIA GLOBETROTTER Collaboration in the 2.0 Most collaboration requires leadership, although the form of leadership can be social within a decentralized and egalitarian group.  TAGS: collaborating , Collaboration , company collaboration , Enterprise 2.0 , Social Business This entry was posted on Friday, December 11th, 2009 at 2:37 pm and is filed under Enterprise 2.0 , Social Business. Social CRM, and Social Media strategies. How about 20,000? 
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23, 2010
    [Social Media] Getting Organized with Evernote
    link] Storytelling Social Media Marketing PR Business & Technology Curated Stories June 23, 2010 [.] Much of the latest information about social media is found on the web and now I can find it in my Evernote file. Shes a writer, professional speaker, community and social media strategist, and has worked with businesses of all sizes to solve business problems through better communication. I’ve mentioned that more than once, and because of my unnatural affection for an application, I presume that everyone has discovered its wonderful-ness.
  • ENGAGE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2012
    [Social Media] Are J-Schools Finally Going Digital?
    There’s been a lot of hand-wringing in the professional media and higher education over the state of journalism schools. In a great article on why entrepreneurs should stay in school (Hint: Because not everyone is Steve Jobs) by Adam Penenberg, the editor of Pando Daily and an NYU journalism professor, he explains how he’s training today’s journalism students to be as comfortable with many of the digital media tools that I sought out on my own in my spare time: Almost every week I come across yet another critique of j-schools. Are they worth it? FrontPage?!).
  • STEPHEN P SMITH  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2012
    [Social Media] Get More Likes for Your Facebook Page
    10 Ways to Grow Your Facebook Following | Social Media Examiner. 6: Comment (Thoughtfully) on Other Pages as Your Page. This is a great way to get more exposure for your Business Page with a target audience. Participate on other Pages where your audience is already having conversations. Find complementary Facebook Pages and like them as your Page , then watch your Page home feed and comment on the posts. Use Facebook as your business the same way you use it personally : by interacting and having conversations as your Page. 7: Run a Contest. Who’s the winner here?
  • SOCIALFISH  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013
    [Social Media] CIOs – on the frontline of the war for 21st-century talent?
    However, not only do CIOs have to be concerned with keeping the lights on and the machines whirring, they are in the front line of the war for attracting 21st-century IT talent, in particular social and mobile development skills, according to the latest Harvey Nash/TelecityGroup CIO survey. In addition, 25pc of CIOs cite skills shortages in Big Data and 19pc for social media technology skills, up 8pc on last year.” The annual Harvey Nash study reports the views of more than 2,000 CIOs around the world with a combined IT spend of US$103bn. ” Read about it here.
  • VENTUREBEAT.COM  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2010
    [Social Media] Storify filters online content into easy-to-read stories
    The product is geared toward both bloggers and the 140 million some-odd bloggers in the world that use social media as parts of their stories. Co-founder Burt Herman , who is a 12-year veteran journalist with the Associated Press, said the idea for Storify came up because there was no “real easy way to integrate social media into a story.&# Storify is also integrating into browsers with a bookmark-style add-on that slaps a “Storify this&# button on the API-enabled media sources for Storify stories. The San Francisco, Calif.-based Very cool tool.
  • IT'S JOSIP NOT JOSEPH  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2010
    [Social Media] Facebook Babies: A Generation Growing Up Online
    Home It’s Josip Archives Let’s Talk The Word on the Web Facebook Babies: A Generation Growing Up Online Written on July 21, 2010 by Josip Petrusa 0 Comments Tweet Share Save About two weeks ago, Mashable published an article based on a study by Oxygen Media and Lightspeed Research. The study points out the behavior of women on Facebook. And there’s more than a few interesting numbers to come out of this. It’s fascinating that the study points out behaviours on both sides of the spectrum. At one side, these women are clearly into the Facebook scene. Maybe even beyond.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2011
    [Social Media] The Accidental Creative
    media hacks. online social network. social media 101. social media marketing. Episode #259 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. What is creativity? Are some people more creative than others? Can you force creativity? Is there a technique that can make you more creative? Is it possible to always be creative at work? Does the best creativity happen when you're on a forced deadline or does creativity take time? These are the mysterious questions than many of us in Marketing have (I know I do).
  • DEVELOP SOCIALLY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2011
    [Social Media] Meet Our Friend @mikefoster
    One of my goals with Develop Socially is to expose people within the social media community to people who have had a profound affect on me and my personal growth. know you’re asking: “Brackett what the heck does this have to do with Social Media and Digital Marketing?&# If you want to see someone who is active in social media who you can follow and who you can learn from then you need to follow and watch @MikeFoster and his organization POTSC. Communication Emerging Media Fetured Mike Foster POTSCLiberate Love.
  • WWW.DESIGNINGSOCIALINTERFACES.COM  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2009
    [Social Media] Main Page - Social Patterns
    Home About The Book Patterns Events Designing Social Interfaces Views Page Discussion View source History Personal tools Log in / create account Navigation Main Page Community portal Current events Recent changes Random page Help Search Toolbox What links here Related changes Upload file Special pages Printable version Permanent link Main Page From Social Patterns Jump to: navigation , search #What is this site? Contents 1 Social Patterns & Best Practices 1.1 Social Media 1.4 Social Patterns Presentations and Workshops 4.2 Whats a pattern? Self 1.2.1
  • DANNY BROWN  |  MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2011
    [Social Media] Review: Use Interviews to Increase Your Blog Traffic by Tim Jahn
    Now and again, though, I’ll take a look at one that I feel is different enough and offers some solid advice for you, whether that be from a business angle; a social media angle; or – in this case – a blogging angle. Review: Use Interviews to Increase Your Blog Traffic by Tim Jahn originally appeared on Danny Brown | Social Media Marketing Blog - The Human Side of Media and the Social Side of Marketing under a Creative Commons license. As a rule, I generally don’t have book reviews here. Walking the Talk. The reason?
  • TREY PENNINGTON  |  SATURDAY, JULY 3, 2010
    [Social Media] Value of friends on Twitter
    pointed my video camera at him, asked him, “What's the number one thing small businesses can do to leverage the power of social media to grow their businesses?&# Home About Book Trey to Speak Let’s Connect #smBBQ Subscribe trey pennington connections, content, conversations: commerce™ Value of friends on Twitter by trey on July 3, 2010 What do you do when Google doesn’t have what you’re looking for? Okay, Google probably DOES have it, but you just don’t know how to ask the right question.) Turned to Google for my second info search. Enjoy the day!
  • DANNY BROWN  |  FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010
    [Social Media] 17 WordPress Plug-Ins To Help Improve Your Blog Experience - Danny.
    multi-media makeover for your blog, it lets you insert media, video, online profiles and more into a link, which then opens up a box on your post page. You also have the option to have a site-specific social search and share bar enabled as well. With social networks playing such a big part in blog traffic, it’s important to offer your readers a way to share your posts with their networks. Although social search is becoming just as important as traditional search, web surfers still need to find your blog. couple of things. So… on with the list.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2011
    [Social Media] Get the Magic Back & Improve Your Writing [Guest Post]
    – Maranda Gibson is the quirky social media manager for AccuConference, a conference call provider located in beautiful Fort Worth, Texas. Get the Magic Back & Improve Your Writing by Maranda Gibson. On Halloween I was excited to hand out candy to adorable kids for the first time as a homeowner. was armed with name-brand candy (as I heard anything else will get your house egged) and my cute new Halloween-themed candy bowl. I couldn’t help but wonder where is the magic? We lose the magic when writing and simply call it writers block. Because it’s fun.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 27, 2014
    [Social Media] 7 Mobile Apps Every Business Owner Could Use
    And there’s a whole screen full of apps that can be employed for social media se – but that’s another post. 'There are a handful of mobile apps I think every business should have at the ready. These apps are tools that make it easier to manage, work, and connect with different aspects of your business. Evernote - This app is great for capturing and organizing thoughts and connections. The search features aren’t limited to text. You can capture on the fly, whether voice, text, photo, or to-do lists. It synchs across devices. Photo on pixabay by Mcability.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2014
    [Social Media] Why I Recommend WordPress for Small Business Sites
    Social Media Connections – Even if your company doesn’t blog, the plug-ins available for social sharing by your visitors increase findability and relationship-building activity. 'In 2005, I called my web developer and asked him to build me a blogsite. wanted WordPress. They said no, they wouldn’t touch WordPress. Eventually, we settled on MovableType and Typepad. used Typepad for years. The webdev team didn’t like open-source (didn’t know better), and I didn’t know PHP code – so it worked for me. And it worked well.
  • BARE FEET STUDIOS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009
    [Social Media] Social Web Bootcamp – Time to Get in the Game
    Home About What We Do PayPal Speaker Contact Subscribe Press / PR Bare Feet Network Internet Literacy for Business: Blogging, Podcasting, Online Video & Social Media Howto, Consulting, Training & Public Speaking Home > News , Social Media , Speaking > Social Web Bootcamp – Time to Get in the Game Social Web Bootcamp – Time to Get in the Game by Roxanne Darling on October 26, 2009 Does it feel like 1999 all over again? Then Social Web Bootcamp is for you. Next post: Social Media Events: New School or Old School?
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2011
    [Social Media] Day 10: People of color impacting the social web – Kiratiana Freelon #28DaysofDiversity
    Also note that 28 Days of Diversity is not a popularity contest or an influencer list but a list of thought leaders in the social web sector, including entrepreneurs, bloggers, conference organizers, IT professionals and friends not ranked in any particular order who I have either met in person or followed online. She felt compelled to divorce herself from digital media for the sake of corporate America and let her blog, and facebook profile go dormant. During this time, social media exploded and the Chicago Olympic bid started using social media as a promotion tool.
  • SOSHABLE  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2009
    [Social Media] Car Dealer Branding and Reputation Management
    You should read Part I: Social Media for Car Dealers first. With sites like RipOffReport and DealerRater offering venues for people to vent about their bad experience, it makes sense that car dealers should start taking social media seriously. “And the faster they can get themselves into the social media sphere or social networking sphere, the better it’s going to be for them long-term.&#. Social media is not simply a place to go advertise; it doesn’t work. Interactive communication in a social setting.&#. * * *. Blast.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2012
    [Social Media] Eloqua’s Approach to the Future of Content Marketing
    This is Episode 32 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. Click to read more » Social Pros Podcast content marketing content marketing world data visualization eloqua infographics joe chernov Social ProsThis episode features Joe Chernov , VP of Content Marketing for Eloqua. Read Read on for insights from Joe about content marketing, thought leadership, and the power of visuals. Listen Now. Click the play button to listen here: Download the audio file: [link]. The RSS feed is: [link]. Find us on.
  • WEB METRICS GURU  |  SUNDAY, MAY 27, 2012
    [Social Media] Social PR presentation to Mexico City and A List
    Social media analytics for the pr industry  Mexico City  5-24-12. I don’t doubt, though, that I’d like some the trappings that come with Altimeter’s big footprint and worldly success in the social business space/field – and I take that in account in putting my own viewpoints forth.  . certainly talk about Market Research alot, my book is actually ranking pretty well on Amazon for Market Research, and probably, many of the more progressive Market Researchers have bought it or at least, looked at the writeup about Social Media Analytics.
  • WEB METRICS GURU  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011
    [Social Media] A few thoughts about Huffington Post / AOL and VisualRevenue.com
    I can’t say how much Adaptive Semantics  was on Tim Armstrong’s mind when he made the initial offer to Ariana Huffington (see When HuffPost Met AOL: “A Merger of Visions&# ), but surely, Tim most have noticed the amazing technology around Social Media that have been rolling out of Huffington Post over the last year. Too bad I had not thought of it when I was there, maybe I could have floated Dennis Mortensen’s company as a question at the end, but didn’t. have a few thoughts about that.  tend to look at acquisitions differently than most. 
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2014
    [Social Media] People Need Content
    Social media isn’t scalable? By the way, PriceWaterhouseCoopers predicted the media rights boom in 2011 , when they said, “…sports viewing is proving virtually immune to time-shifting. 'My friend Mark Schaefer wrote a compelling post last week about Content Shock. The ensuing conversation revolved around whether or not the content marketing movement will collapse. The most important sentence in Mark’s post (IMO) was, “Content marketing is not over.” ” That’s because people need content. The best competitors stand out. Always.
  • DIVA MARKETING BLOG  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2009
    [Social Media] Bring Back The Blog
    As social networks like Twitter, Facebook and the like grab center stage of the social media world blogging seems almost retro. Maybe it's because I "grew-up" in social media beginning with blogs that this funny little word packs a big punch for me. Jason Fall , blog: Social Media Explore, reminds us that "We wanna blog" is not a good enough reason to launch a blog. Some people really are into blogs like Denise Wakeman who has several that provide information on both blogs and social media in-general. For your reading pleasure.
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2012
    [Social Media] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Unseen Sea
    This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. 10 WordPress Plugins & Other Enhancements That Will Make Your Business More Social – These tools can help you do just about anything, including make your blog and your website more socially engaging. Ways To Tell If You’re Social Media-Ready – Some companies would fare better to run like hell from social media than use 2012 to join the conversation. Yahoo!
  • WEB METRICS GURU  |  FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2012
    [Social Media] Looking at SocialBakers Analytics Pro and Really Liking it – Web Journal – Friday, July 27th, 2012
    It’s pretty hard to write when building a course (Social Media & The Art for Rutgers University), and yet, there’s so much to write about (and I’m getting Tennis Elbow from all this writing, it looks like)! Anyway, thought I’d just take a quick look at SocialBakers today, as I have full access to the platform, particularly Analytics Pro (Builder Pro I also have access to, but don’t have as much occasion or need to use it, yet). Thought the easiest way to do this is make a short video (which I’m doing now).
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 6, 2013
    [Social Media] Marketing Is Dead (Again)
    online social network. social media. Episode #339 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. When the Harvard Business Review posted the article, Marketing Is Dead , by Bill Lee , my heart sunk. wrote my own, passionate, rebuttal to this ridiculous claim (you can read it right here: Marketing Is Dead ). Lee's post generated a lot of attention and over six hundred comments. wasn't alone in the rebuttals and, since the post went live in August of 2012, there is still conversation about the issue. Enjoy the conversation.
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2012
    [Social Media] 4 Questions to Develop Your Personal Branding
    Furthermore, social marketing is - in a sense -   personal coaching for your brand. Here are some questions that can help you both as a personal brand, developing a social brand or even ahead of an appraisal. Social Marketing is Not Science or Art. Social Media has Changed How Your Customer Thinks. Personal Branding brand marketing return on influence appraisal personal brand coaching + social marketing social marketing personal coaching personal branding coaching + brandFor me though coaching should always start with yourself. Related articles.
  • TREY PENNINGTON  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2010
    [Social Media] Extend your influence by extending trust: a social story
    Home About Book Trey to Speak Let’s Connect #smBBQ Subscribe trey pennington connections, content, conversations: commerce™ Extend your influence by extending trust: a social story by trey on August 31, 2010 A stranger walks into your store and tells you about his problem. Please note a couple really cool things about this social story: Jeff just did what he always does: listens to people and then applies his knowledge to try to help solve their problems. Thank you to Verizon Wireless for helping make video vignettes of Social Story available. great social story.
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010
    [Social Media] Five Critical Shifts That Are Changing Business
    If you liked this post, you might also like: 18 Social Media Use Cases: Conversation, Campaign and Community I Am Really Excited About My New Asia Regional Role With MS&LGroup Trend: From Status Symbols to Status Skills and Status Stories Universal McCann: Social Networking for Making New Friends, Blogging for Socializing with Friends The Ultimate List of Social Media Surveys, Research Reports and Scoring Methodologies Disruptive Skills, Gifts and IdeaSlivers. Through a series of serendipitous events (including birth!), Share this on del.icio.us.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2011
    [Social Media] Are You Overusing Jargon In Your Press Releases?
    About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? Are Small Businesses Effective Online? » Are You Overusing Jargon In Your Press Releases? One of the biggest mistakes online marketers make is the overuse of jargon, or phrases that don’t mean anything to journalists. This is actually more prevalent than you may think, and it is avoidable. Jargon can be anything from industry speak to catch phrases like “touch base.&# You must be logged in to post a comment.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2011
    [Social Media] Is SearchDex A Scapegoat? | Small Business Mavericks
    About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? Facebook Changes Page Layout Features » Is SearchDex A Scapegoat? The New York Times published a story on Saturday about huge retailer J.C. Penney getting caught buying links. The interesting part of this story from a small business standpoint is what happened to J.C. Penney’s search firm, SearchDex , after Google discovered the paid links. You might have guessed. They were canned. Is that well deserved?
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2011
    [Social Media] Tweeting Can Lead To Short-Term Traffic Gains
    About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? Anyone who has used Twitter knows that it can lead to some additional traffic if you publish a click-generating tweet. But what is even more interesting is the power of a retweet or a third party tweet as it relates to SEO and traffic. That’s what SEOmoz’s post can give us a little bit of insight about. And, another question raised by SEOmoz itself, does the actual content of the tweet affect that rank too?
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2011
    [Social Media] Facebook Page Promotion - OfflineOffline | Small Business Mavericks
    These might include: Your website Twitter LinkedIn Social bookmarking HubPage or Squidoo Lens Facebook advertising Online display advertising Your blog Mobile phone apps The list could go on, I’m sure. About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? Did Facebook Screw Up? » Facebook Page Promotion – Offline A lot has been said of Facebook Pages. The general consensus is that they make great marketing promos for businesses of any size.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2011
    [Social Media] Is Link Buying Necessary?
    The thing I find interesting about this interview is the repeated encouragement from Julie Joyce of Link Fish Media, Inc. About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? » Is Link Buying Necessary? Here’s a great interview with three professional link builders. to incorporate link buying into your marketing plan. She says point blank that link buying is absolutely necessary in an “ultra-competitive&# niche. Is link buying evil? Is it unethical?
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2011
    [Social Media] Are You About To Lose Your YouTube Presence?
    About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? Content Farms: Did Google Go Far Enough? » Are You About To Lose Your YouTube Presence? nasty rumor is spreading, according to WebProNews , that YouTube is considering paying celebrities to provide video content channels. If true, what will that do to your channel? Can you imagine competing against the likes of Ashton Kutcher and Oprah Winfrey for attention? If this report is true, you might have to.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011
    [Social Media] How Unique Is Your Marketing Plan?
    About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? Why Article Marketing Will Never Die » How Unique Is Your Marketing Plan? Are you breaking new ground, or just breaking wind? Here’s a unique concept in publishing. I’m assuming this novelist got a good response in Croatia because his novel is now going to be published in print. But what if it had been published in English on Facebook? Would it have received the same level of response? Because you can.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011
    [Social Media] The YouTube Creator Institute
    Whether you have an idea for a small business video show or a new form of YouTube entertainment, you can learn all about camera angles, lighting, storytelling, promotion, and pick up a whole host of skills necessary for running a new media hit. About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? It’s called the YouTube Creator Institute. This looks like a good deal. The reason for introducing this is obvious. YouTube is hoping to make money from your content.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
    [Social Media] How's Your Website's Health?
    About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? » How’s Your Website’s Health? Do you have a healthy website? Does it do what it was meant to do? Every small business website has a function. The job is to sell your services and attract new business. Of course, there are different methods and strategies for accomplishing this goal. Small Business Mavericks offers a website check up as a part of our regular service. Are you beating your competition?
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
    [Social Media] How Q&A Sites Can Boost Your SEO | Small Business Mavericks
    Secondly, I think it’s important to point out that Pavel Israelsky classifies four different types of Q&A sites: Social Q&A – Includes sites like Quora, Aardvark, Formspring, and Facebook Answers. About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? What’s The Best Discovery Engine? » How Q&A Sites Can Boost Your SEO SEOmoz has a great article on how Q&A sites can boost your SEO. Standard Q&A – Yahoo!
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2011
    [Social Media] Online Reviews: Opportunity Or Obstacle?
    About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? Get Your Own YouTube Channel » Online Reviews: Opportunity Or Obstacle? One of the most frightening things in the world for a small business owner is a negative review. But should you be afraid of them? think there are several reasons not to be afraid of negative reviews, the first of which is that no one can please everyone all of the time. Be proactive and make good on your promises. Apologize for the bad experience.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2011
    [Social Media] IM: Small Business Tool Or A Waste Of Time?
    There are some instant messaging clients, IM clients, now that allow you to send and receive e-mail and manage your social networks. About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? Q&A Sites And Competitive Intelligence » IM: Small Business Tool Or A Waste Of Time? If you are going to do business online, then it makes sense to use online communications tools. Right? One of the most primitive online communications tools is instant messaging.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2011
    [Social Media] Facebook Experiments With Real-Time Advertising | Small Business.
    The social network is now the most trafficked website online. But then Facebook became the popular social network and introduced its own PPC advertising model. About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? As well it should. But there is another reason to fear Facebook too. It has a competing advertising model. For the longest time, serious advertisers online went to the pay-per-click line, and Google was the beginning of that line. Will it win out?
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2010
    [Social Media] 5 Clever Ways to Make A Sticky
    A Guest post from Stanford from Pushing Social. Gary Vaynerchuk is a social media high-roller because he understands how to use multiple platforms to create an experience. Think of each post as a “show” that can be supported by other social media outposts. Stanford obsesses about how to get passionate people’s blogs noticed and promoted at Pushing Social … except when he’s fishing for monster bass. No doubt about it – Content is King. However, the formula for successful blogging doesn’t end there. In fact, content is just the beginning. It worked.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2011
    [Social Media] An Open Letter To Conference Organizers
    At the Radian6 User Conference, Social 2011 , last week in Boston, the website had live links to each speaker's Twitter profile. Adding people via Social Media prior to the meet-up is both super-easy and really does allow people to connect and make newer connections. online social network. social 2011. social media. Dear Conference Organizer, It's rare that you will get a letter from someone like me. As the years pass and the events management industry continues to evolve, I would like you to consider the following concepts. Pay your speakers.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2010
    [Social Media] Taking Time Out for Health Reasons - Danny Brown
    Michele Corona´s most recent blog post.Short Quiz to See if Social Media Marketing is Right for You? =-. Back to Business and Thank You - Connecting the dots from business to people with social media and community marketing says: April 22, 2010 at 6:09 pm [.] subscribe to danny subscribe by rss or network search this blog Lijit Search This Blog is Powered By Reader favourites Audi and the Super Bowl Social Media Shit Storm An Invite to Pimp Your Blog Are You Abusing Your Social Media Voice? Until the next time, take care. Enjoy this post?
  • KIKOLANI  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2012
    [Social Media] Farnoosh Brock Talks About a Smart Exit Strategy Out of the Wrong Job
    lot of the readers at Kikolani are interested in full-time self-employment with strong interests in social media, blogging and free-lancing among other things. This is an interview with Farnoosh Brock of Prolific Living. She is returning again to Kikolani to talk to us about creating a smart exit strategy (aff link) out of the wrong job and why it pays to find work that you can love. You share some of these passions. Can you tell us your take on self-employment? It is ironic because I did not think either adventure suited me. That’s a pretty accurate statement, Kristi!
  • GET SOCIAL PR  |  MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2011
    [Social Media] 5 Building Block of an Engaging Website
    Interactivity: With the advent of social media tools, we know have the technology to empower people to engage with the content by sharing it with friends, as well as adding their point of view. If your public relations strategy calls for a website, there are five building blocks you should consider. Today people want to interact with the content you produce and having a website with interactivity as a key component could mean the difference between success and failure of the overall campaign. Website design has evolved for its early days. It is the new town square. Useit.com.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
    [Social Media] Why Mobile Marketing is Essential for Your Small Business - Jeff.
    Jeff Korhan - New Media and Small Business Marketing Home About Me Working With Me Speaking Favorites Trends Subscribe « True Expertise Breaks Through to The Audience | Main | SAY What?     Current is Relevant   Walk into any public place and you cannot help but notice that most people are using their mobile devices to access email, social media, and the Web. For small business owners, this means you need to be distributing your marketing content and messages online, with the social Web being the logical choice.  Pretty slick!
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2011
    [Social Media] When Mobile Eats The Internet's Lunch
    For the past few years, I've made the argument for one-line of connectivity (not having separate strategies for mobile, social media and the Internet) - one strategy that deals with the connected consumer. Marketing dollars allocated to the Internet are still grossly under allocated when you compare it to consumer consumption of all media channels (percentage wise). Now, with the rapid ascent of mobile, we're busy splitting hairs on an already under-allocated media channel. media channel. social media. Marketing is changing. from the 53.9 mobile.
  • TWITIP  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
    [Social Media] The End of the 140 Character Tweet and its Repercussions
    TweetDeck, which is highly, but not wholly dependent upon Twitter (it also allows users to connect to other social networks such as Facebook and Linkedin ), continued to operate normally during the shutdown. Neal is also the Cofounder and Co-host of the Addicted to Social Media podcast. A note from the Editor: After a too-long haitus, Twitip is back. We’ve got some great posts lined up, and we’re always looking for more. This post by Neal Wiser is the kickoff post to our return to a regular posting schedule. Thank you to all who have stayed with us! Or does it?
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2011
    [Social Media] Feeling attacked on all sides?
    There’s freelance marketing, web design and development, and lastly a small media network as a side project/spare time project. Every day comes with proclamations that social media as a specialism is dead (It’s one of my main strengths in marketing), or the news a large firm has launched a specialist division purely for social media. Or that there’s yet another media company starting a site in the same area as one of mine. The worry : Basically, I’m working on busineses in three areas. don’t actually give a f**k.
  • INBLURBS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2010
    [Social Media] Want more traffic? Than build your visibility!
    Tags: #IMU Advanced Content Content Creation Strategy how to get customers how to get traffic inbound marketing agency increase web traffic search engine traffic small business marketing social media marketing agency targeted web traffic
  • IMAGINE YOUR REALITY  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012
    [Social Media] Udemy Virtual Courses now Available!
    Almost every business owner I know has struggled with marketing, and usually its because they’ve are so focused on the tools of marketing (social media, website, brochures, etc) that they haven’t worked on the core of their marketing, which is actually the message. I’ve recently created two virtual course on Udemy. Udemy is a virtual school where you can take classes on a variety of topics. My first course is on How to Create Productive Business Habits. Most business owners I know face challenges when it comes to staying on task for working on their business.
  • IMAGINE YOUR REALITY  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2011
    [Social Media] If you don’t believe in it, don’t sell it
    This one I feel comfortable selling, probably because of my social media work. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been approached by people to sell a service or product they have. Most times its an MLM product where if I become a sales person they get some of the proceeds of my sales because they found me and got me recruited. That, in and of itself, turns me off, because it really amounts to someone profiting off my efforts, and really only wanting me to sell something because they know they’ll profit. That profit may not even be a percentage of my sales.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012
    [Social Media] The Power of Storytelling
    The Power of Storytelling is a post from: Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting. Sometimes this notion of “storytelling” in business seems folly, conjuring up thoughts of bedtime, folklore, embellished narrative, and performance art. It reminds me of entertaining my young children on long car rides by listening to Kipling’s take on how the camel got his hump. Spoiler: The camel was a jerk, and that hump was a magic curse.). In Content Rules  (newly in paperback!), So how do you pull stories out of your own organization?
  • DIVA MARKETING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2012
    [Social Media] Pinterest Before You Begin To Pin
    Like every other social network (inclding blogs) Pinterest helps you continue to tell the stories/promise/values behind your brand including the people who are its heart e.g. clients/customers, donors, volunteers and staff, etc. Review your social media strategy as well as marketing strategy. Identify content that is 'pinable' on your site and social platforms. The second question, almost before another breath is taken, is "What can we pin?" . Keep Pinterest in perspective. End of story. Beginning of story. Of course it has to support goals. see below.). Goals  II.
  • DIVA MARKETING BLOG  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
    [Social Media] Interview With Author Sybil F. Stershic -- Share of Mind, Share of Heart
    Since Diva Marketing is focused on social media I’m wondering how much of a nonprofit’s online engagement in social networks, e.g., Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, etc. Sybil Stershic: The degree to which a nonprofit uses social networks depends on the organization – its culture, mission, key audiences, etc. That said, social media is a wonderful way to grow share of mind and heart with mission-inspired content. That’s why social media guidelines and training need to be part of both Human Resources and Marketing policies.
  • FIREBELLY  |  FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013
    [Social Media] Interview with Chanelle Schneider, Millennial Specialist
    Chanelle is a freelance social media manager, the founder of #GenYChat , and currently works as the community director at My Rising Tide. Others among us are natural comedians who share our opinions on social networking sites while working to better society through fostering harmonious relationships. Other sources of information include social networking sites. 'With all the studying being done on Millennials, Firebelly decided to interview one of the top Millennial specialist, Chanelle Schneider.  What do you think makes Millennials different? Not entirely.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2013
    [Social Media] Nokia’s App Social, Solving The Mobile App Discovery Problem
    Nokia has launched App Social ( [link] ) , a social discovery app store for users to create a custom list of their favorite apps and follow app lists as well. This makes perfect sense, for example I can create an “all things photos” app list that allows me to share on my Nokia App Social profile. ll have an App Social list to easily share and reference. You can find me in the Nokia App Social as “waynesutton” along with my photo and daily app list. Other features of Nokia’s App Social is a leaderboard of individuals with the most followers and.
  • DANNY WHATMOUGH  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2011
    [Social Media] The future PROs are digital natives
    Chatting to the lecturers afterwards it was interesting to learn that PR students seem to be very open to using social media in the campaign ideas they put together as part of their course. What they apparently find more difficult is putting the use of social and digital in a more strategic setting and also how to integrate traditional media as well. At a time when many in the industry seem to be struggling with the adoption of social media and digital, I thought this was a fascinating observation and one that bodes well for the future of the industry.
  • TWITIP  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 2010
    [Social Media] How to Get More Retweet Action on Twitter
    Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip David Cantone @DavidCantone David Cantone is a blogger and an entrepreneur involved in social media and marketing 2.0. And finally, my best piece of advice: be a good twitter user , be social, actively engage your followers, build meaningful relationships and your retweets will skyrocket for sure. If you’re a good twitter user and you’re social, people will appreciate you and what you write.
  • PROACTIVE REPORT  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2011
    [Social Media] Changes in News Delivery Give New Power to Press Releases
    And since a large part of our job as PR practitioners is media relations, it affects our work too. We need to understand the current media landscape: What journalists need today, how best to work with them, where the opportunities lie for PR news material — and what that means for Press Releases. The world is changing, how people consume media is changing – by the day. Every media outlet has a website and they want more than just a text story: they want images, audio and video. Forrester Research reports that 59% are active in social networks.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 2012
    [Social Media] Is your online education ready for Generation Flux?
    MOOC is stirring up the same types of sentiments in the academic community that social media stirs up in the association community. The value-add comes by being an information and resource curator, and, more importantly, a provider of social, interactive, online learning experiences. Members will increasingly look for social, online learning experiences that offer both peer-to-peer and teacher-student interaction. Now associations can also create learning communities by using LMS, online community, and social platforms. Social LearningLessons from MOOC.
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