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  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 16, 2010
    [Social Media] Show 280 - The Challenges of B2B Marketing
    The Engaging Brand Home Podcast Online Social Media Training Speaking Contact & Bio Subscribe/RSS « 6 Reasons NOT to do social media | Main | 10 Questions to Develop Your Brand » Show 280 - The Challenges of B2B Marketing Show 280 of The Engaging Brand leadership and marketing podcast  is ready just for you. Kathy Garolsky on Social media can be your brand trigger! Show 302 - How Imitation Compliments Innovation Social media can be your brand trigger! Try GoToMeeting FREE for 30 days. Is B2B marketing easier?
  • DIVA MARKETING BLOG  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 23, 2014
    [Social Media] Interview with Cory Edwards: Creating Social Business Structures
    Recently Adobe reached out and asked if I would be part of a 4-member Insider group, along with  Travis Wright , Elizabeth Osmeloski , Michele Kiss , that would help socialize their digital marketing conference next week. Adobe also offered introductions to speakers and attendees who are doing innovative work in digital/social. Part One of a series of interviews with Adobe Digital and Social Media Summit Speakers & Attendees. First About Cory Edwards  - Corey is head of Adobe’s Social Business Center of Excellence. Adobe Summit. Sounded like fun. First up.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2011
    [Social Media] Being More Productive Every Day
    There are a lot of things to consider: Productivity, time management, keeping up on blogs and social media, growing a business while starting a new business, sending gifts before birthdays instead of after, remembering to eat during the day, washing your hair more than twice a week, exercising, getting more than six hours of sleep a night, mentoring a team, managing clients, getting Sarah her guest post on time instead of a week late, and more. Set a time to check the social networks. blogged on day three, which was at the beginning of the month. This is what I had to say.
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 2010
    [Social Media] Announcing the 2010 World Summit Youth Awards Winners.
    Gauravonomics Blog For Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists How To Organize and Energize Your Evangelists Blog Speaking Writing Bio Media Subscribe Slideshare Twitter LinkedIn Facebook IdeaSliver Labs Tumblr « Audience Matters Story on Women and Social Networking in India Guardian Activate Summit 2010 Highlights: My Talk on the Crisis of Caring » Announcing the 2010 World Summit Youth Awards Winners Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! Interview me for a media story, or invite me to speak at a conference. Lets talk.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2013
    [Social Media] B2B and B2C Video: Tips and Tricks
    Promote Content via Social Media It may seem obvious one yet so many brands continue to overlook the power of social media. 'Video is one of the most engaging mediums on the web, and B2B & B2C sites can benefit by producing multiple videos, each with a specific visitors need addressed. By utilizing different styles of video, your organization can appease various types of website visitors and build a connection with them. Here are some of the best practices you and your brand can adopt when creating said content.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2012
    [Social Media] Marketing, Jacking and Mining Memes
    What this basically assumes is that you have enough social listening power to harness the chatter in your community(its) of choice. Larger enterprise like Dell already do this with their social media command center. The Huffington Post does the same, assigning stories to reporters on topics that bubble up in social communities. Image by MeMe. One bubbling trend in online marketing is meme marketing. Heck, there’s even a Pinterest board dedicated to the topic. Memes are ideas, behaviors or styles that spreads from person to person within a culture. Meme Mining.
  • TRADESMEN INSIGHTS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2012
    [Social Media] Are You Using LinkedIn to Drive Blog Traffic?
    From a B-to-B perspective, I believe LinkedIn is probably one of the best and most under-used tools in social media. Chances are if someone likes what I have to say, they will share it with others not only on LinkedIn, but on other social platforms. Marketing Tips Marketing Tools Social Marketing b to b use of linkedin use linkedin to drive blog trafficThink about it. You normally link with people who have similar business interests. Why not let them know your thoughts on subjects using your blog content as one of those sources? Don’t waste an opportunity.
  • DEVUMI  |  THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014
    [Social Media] How to Reach 100,000 New Twitter Followers
    No one wants to follow someone with great things to say about social media only to hear them ramble on about sports. This goes for all social media accounts that you have, but especially on Twitter where you have so few characters to convey your message. People go on Twitter to get away from traditional media – especially the advertising! It is no accident that Twitter used birds as the image most associated with their social network. 'To gain new Twitter followers you must build your reach. Read on! How to Reach 100,000 New Twitter Followers.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013
    [Social Media] Using Vine to Do the Least You Can Do
    'Social Media Controversies Addressed, Fresh Each Week. Some excellent Vines were created (see below), but as with the DOMO situation a few weeks ago that we covered on the Baer Facts , I’m not a huge proponent of these social awareness projects, because making a Vine video on behalf of AIDS is the content equivalent of kicking the can down the curb. Jay Baer is a hype-free social media and content strategist & speaker, and author of Youtility: Why Smart Marketing is About Help not Hype. billion. Sheesh! Where’s the respect, people! Smart.
  • THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2012
    [Social Media] Chasing Engagement With Ads Is A Waste
    As all this social stuff continues to accelerate in both adoption and advancement one would think that advertisers ought to examine their thinking. Every major and local brand is rushing into social media, Facebook Fan Pages and every social tool available. Would you spend $12.4 Billion a year on ads that no one sees? advertisers spend nearly $40 billion a year for online advertisements, but 31% of their ads are never seen. That means $12.4 billion will be wasted on U.S. online ads this year. That sounds ominous for the health of Web content. How about you?
  • THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2011
    [Social Media] The Wrong Social Predictions
    As the end of the year approaches predictions about next year’s key social technology trends arrive from the pundits. It as if the “mirror on the wall” reflecting the past developments turns into “fortune telling of future developments” There are a lot of fortune tellers with different perspectives to justify their predictions and the media, both old and new, elevate these predictions and the masses stand in awe of the predictions and those that predict. Dion Hinchcliffe  just posted his 12 social business predictions for 2012.
  • THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2010
    [Social Media] Wasting 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. Send article as PDF.
  • THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 2010
    [Social Media] Feeling the Cluster Funk?
    While occasional cleansing, in a Schumpeterian sense, is good for industries, the extreme volatility takes a horrendous toll on that invisible turbine of the economic engine – social fabric. About Dan: Dan Robles is the Director of The Ingenesist Project, a private think tank in Seattle that predicts and specifies elements of the next economic paradigm as built on a platform of social media. Series Navigation «Crowdsourcing The New Exploitation Nielsen & McKinsey: Another Social Shift?» Uhmmm…sorry to break the news, it ain’t gunna happen.
  • THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 2010
    [Social Media] Social Strategy Comes After Philosophy!
    It is obvious that organizations now focusing on “social strategies&# have indeed got the “cart before the horse&#. According to a recent survey by the Internet Advertising Bureau, only a fifth of marketers in well know organizations  view social media as a core element of their marketing strategy. One reason quoted by the report is the difficulty of demonstrating return on investment, but yet everyday we’re seeing a proliferation of opinions about “social strategies&# as the core for effectively using all things social. Are you ready?
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2012
    [Social Media] 5 Brands Successfully Using Education to Engage
    The psychology behind what causes people to purchase, and the impact of social and content on that dynamic, is a massive research project  (and one we’ll be tackling with The Social Habit project). looked into their other social channels, only to find that everything they were sharing was fun, useful, timely, and directly in line with their company values of cutting-edge innovation and technology. Stanford has been able to capture the power of each popular social channel for different purposes. Solution : Social is a process that takes special care and time.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, JULY 8, 2010
    [Social Media] 3 Reasons Email is the Coolest Vampire Today
    Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 3 Reasons Email is the Coolest Vampire Today July 8th, 2010 |Written By: Jeff Rohrs | View Comments Tweet Guest post by Jeff Rohrs , who heads up the Marketing Research & Education Team at ExactTarget. Email is a vampire.
  • KIKOLANI  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2011
    [Social Media] Why Bloggers Need a Personal Landing Page
    Everyone is using various social media services to connect and share, and there’s also people that run different blogs for various topics. What do you think, is a personal landing page a tool you want to integrate into your social media strategy? This is a guest post by Per Schmitz. As a blogger you’ve got an ultimate goal: stand out of the crowd of fellow bloggers and -writers and get your words read by a large ammount of enthusiastic, engaged readers. Setting yourself apart through effective personal branding might be far more important than you think.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2013
    [Social Media] Robert Scoble on Data, Algorithms and the Future of Marketing
    The two teamed on similar book in the early social media days called Naked Conversations that accurately predicted the forthcoming impact on business. You’ll find an insightful interview on marketing, media and society as a whole. So were social data, big data, and wearables. RS: When we wrote Naked Conversations eight years ago we predicted a world where marketers would have to be on social media otherwise they would limit their career opportunities. The best marketers are on social media and/or run teams that do it. learning.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 23, 2014
    [Social Media] How to Leverage the Power of Content to Scale up your Business
    Most small businesses make the mistake of using only Facebook and Twitter for their social media marketing and content marketing campaigns. While both these social networking platforms boast of millions and even billions of users, neither can match the reach that Google+ can give your brand. Jessica Davis is a Content Strategist at Godot Media, a leading content writing company. Other fields of interest are technology, social media and fashion. You can connect with Godot Media on Twitter or Google+. Google+ is your friend. Be more personal.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 23, 2010
    [Social Media] Social Connectivity is a Human Need - Jeff Korhan
    Jeff Korhan - New Media and Small Business Marketing Home About Me Working With Me Speaking Favorites Trends Subscribe « The Bright Side of Losing Social Media Privacy | Main | Seductive Social Media » August 23, 2010 Social Connectivity is a Human Need A recent study indicates that college students who are active Facebook users are more likely to make new friends, get involved, and therefore, go the distance and ultimately graduate - in other words, succeed. Social media has made all of that an actionable reality.
  • JACOB MORGAN  |  MONDAY, MAY 31, 2010
    [Social Media] What is Advocacy?
    Social Media Globetrotter Home Consulting Speaking Travel Blog About SOCIAL MEDIA GLOBETROTTER What is Advocacy? Last week at the social CRM summit in Georgia those in attendance were tasked with an interesting exercise around understanding advocacy.  TAGS: advocacy , defining advocacy , loyalty , scrm , Social CRM , understanding advocacy , understanding loyalty , what is advocacy This entry was posted on Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 3:34 pm and is filed under Social CRM. Social CRM, and Social Media strategies.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
    [Social Media] Tacky Tweet, Cookies and do you need a check-up?
    Is it time for a social media check-up? Sure social media programs have been set up and are rolling along – question is, are they just there to get by? Happy Friday everyone! can say that no matter how much I love the NFL, I am still not sure I really like Thursday Night Football. Sure it is great for Thanksgiving, but every week? Not so much. How was your week? m looking forward to the weekend filled with family visits, brewing beer and clearing out some clutter via a yard sale. How about you? Habits of Extraordinary Bosses – quick, but good read here. slicksnacker.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 8, 2010
    [Social Media] Does a Whole Foods outdoor Foursquare blackboard ad equal instant check-in success?
    Is the idea of the ad ground breaking or new or the next level of “social media marketing” or location-based marketing? few use window clings and table tents and others have let customers know via email and social media marketing. Photo by: dpstyles™. Foursquare co-founder Dennis Crowley @Dens posted a photo to his flickr stream of a Whole Foods location with a Foursquare blackboard outdoor ad/sign. The ad reads “Every 5th check-in receive a small scoop of house-made gelato from out gelato bar. No, but it is smart. But what about the once a week Whole Foods customer?
  • DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2011
    [Social Media] Moving without the ball: On Basketball and Digital marketing
    In digital marketing, social media marketing and any type of integrated marketing communications plan, we can create a strategy, design the tactics to use for that strategy and then we can implement. Then In the game of basketball there’s something that really can separate the good players from the average players. A lot of  players do not do it and yet they would be better served and more successful if they did do it. It’s fundamental to the game and yet a lot of coaches do not coach it or preach it. I’m I’m not going to tell you what it is yet.
  • BLOGGER XPERTISE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
    [Social Media] Hangout on Air: Blogging for Your Business : Blogger Xpertise
    Social media. This was our first Hangout on Air and discussed the topic of blogging for your business, using Blogger as the platform for a social media strategy based on establishing your expertise, bringing fresh content to your audience(s), and even providing incredible search engine rankings as a result. 4) Use social media to draw traffic. If youre a brick-and-mortar store, building that social media presence can help you tap in to new audiences and potentially bring in new customers. Blogger Xpertise. About Us. Portfolio Pieces.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2013
    [Social Media] The Shape-Shifting Reality Of Shopping
    They''re worried about their Web strategy, their mobile strategy, their social media strategy and so on. combined 51% of time on retail sites took place on devices as of February (37% on smartphones, 14% on tablets) compared to 49% on PCs, according to a new study by mobile ad network Millennial Media and comScore. These same retail brands have a loosely focused social media strategy that is rarely connected to their digital commerce and - more often than not - the digital commerce division is rarely connected to the physical stores. millennial media.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014
    [Social Media] Blog Makeovers: Tips for interesting content that will drive customers straight to your brand
    Social Media Examiner’s 2013 social media study found that 58 percent of marketers are blogging, 62 percent want to learn more about it and 66 percent plan on increasing blogging activities. Using a patented social software listening tool for Twitter that constantly looks for opportunities to put  content in the hands of travelers, they’ve generated more than 800 conversations which lead to 337 prospects over a four-month period, most of which came from the blog. These days, when people have a question, they turn to the internet. It’s like magic. Personality.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2013
    [Social Media] Pin This For @JuliaCSocial
    'Slide 26 of Julia Campbell’s presentation on getting ahead with social media indicates bloggers should use “Pin It” buttons to help out readers who enjoy sharing on Pinterest. Media pinterest Cognizant the majority of my readers don’t have an account on the digital scrapbooking site , I explicitly choose to not give you a pinning option. But Julia insists I have the button so here you go. I’ll monitor statistics over the coming days and write a followup blog post with results. Pin me here –>. Thanks for reading. Thanks Ari!
  • ALMOST SAVVY  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2010
    [Social Media] Free LinkedIn Session Tuesday! (My birthday gift to you)
    You are also invited to connect with others interested in social media on the friendly folks on the AlmostSavvy page on Facebook where we share news and tips. Are you ready to get more out of LinkedIn? You do know that it’s the most powerful online tool for your career, right? Whether you’re currently looking for a new job or not, having a polished presence on LinkedIn is not optional. Wondering why? Join me on Tuesday at 2:00 pm (Pacific Time) to find out. Do you have a LinkedIn account set up, but aren’t sure if your profile is set-up correctly?
  • DANNY BROWN  |  MONDAY, MAY 9, 2011
    [Social Media] Building an Audience with Commenting Communities: Smart, or Sleazy?
    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. This is a guest post by Danny Iny. Have you heard of comment trading communities? It’s a new fad that seems to be sweeping the blogosphere (or at least a few corners of it). Basically, the idea is that a bunch of people get together and agree to comment on all of each others’ posts. Some bloggers are experimenting with the idea , some love it , and others hate it. ve been thinking about this a lot lately.
  • KIKOLANI  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2011
    [Social Media] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Blog Headlines
    ­­This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, online business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Social Media / Social Networking. annoying social media personality disorders – the same kinds of people you don’t like in real life are online too. Brilliant bloggers talk about Klout – a roundup of great articles about social influence and Klout. The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing. Too busy to blog? Online Business / Personal Branding. Try this tip!
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2012
    [Social Media] Do You Know the Secret to Smart Networking?
    Go to the social hours. He does social media management for   KimberMedia  and does marketing/PR for  @bgckids. Ed: seeing as how it’s “holiday week” here in the U.S., we decided to give the WUL team a bit of a break. So we’re re-running some older posts … not necessarily the ones that got huge numbers of comments, but the ones that are personal favorites of the team. Today’s pick (by moi!) is an updated version of Matt LaCasse’s terrific post from March 2011 on the secret behind good networking. Always relevant. Go to the sessions.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2011
    [Social Media] Hitting the Reset Button
    While I love blogging, the blog community, social media, etc., Good morning and happy Monday (or good evening or good night and here’s to a great Tuesday for you, depending on where you are as you read this). You may not have noticed, but for the last couple of weeks, Waxing UnLyrical has not been publishing over the weekend. The three main reasons for this are: 1. more and more I’ve been feeling the need to decompress and stay offline as much as possible during the weekend (just as I’ve been trying to do on vacation ). That is true. Quality and consistency.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2012
    [Social Media] How to Choose a Social CRM to Manage Data
    Here are just a few that have emerged as leaders in enabling social CRM. Salesforce : Probably the biggest social CRM platform out there, Salesforce enables businesses to develop in-depth profiles of its customers, collaborate internally over a private social media network called Chatter, deliver customer service, find and track leads, and publish fresh content. Shoutlet : Shoutlet is great for monitoring social feedback through keyword alerts, as well as streamlining the internal workflow and creating social profiles. Choosing a Social CRM.
  • WRITTENT BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JULY 4, 2013
    [Social Media] 7 Effective Call-to-Action Examples and Why They Work
    social media. Many social media sites do a great job of showing the value of their service on their sign-up pages. 'If you’re trying to get more leads and sales from your website and blog, the first thing to consider is your calls-to-action. Strengthening the call-to-action (CTA) on any given page or post often makes a bigger difference toward your number of leads and customers than tweaking the design or any other changes you could make. So, what is a CTA, exactly? That’s why calls-to-action can be used in more places than just your website. email blasts.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2011
    [Social Media] Day 14: People of color impacting the social web – L. Danielle Baldwin #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. Danielle Baldwin is a graphic designer, code-crazy developer and social media Maven who works with small businesses, non-profits and individuals to create a well developed social media presence online. As we all know, February is Black History Month.
  • WRITTENT BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2013
    [Social Media] 35 Killer Blog Post Ideas for an Awesome Business Blog
    Social media for businesses is undoubtedly effective when done the right way. 'To build an awesome business blog, regular updates and original quality content are unquestionable. The task itself is quite challenging, and one of the first questions raised is where to get the ideas? How do you come with content so magnetic it will both draw traffic and spark interest of prospects and clients to be shared everywhere online? Copyblogger suggests a variety of tricks, from Google Alerts to mind mapping, or you can start by reviewing the following blog post ideas:  Industry News. Why Us.
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2013
    [Social Media] Fetching Friday: 21 Marketing Links
    'This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. 16 Must-Listen Business Podcasts – Social Media Explorer authors weigh in about their favorite podcasts that they regularly listen to. Social Media / Social Networking. Compared to sites that simply rank for outreach queries, I felt a lot like the social data was a better source of inspiration. The Resources Mashup. This Week on Kikolani. Blogging / Content. No Reader? No Problem!
  • ARI HERZOG  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012
    [Social Media] How to Synchronize Online Marketing with Offline Sales
    This new messaging needed to be filtered to a lot of different channels: our website, all of our social media accounts, public relations, print materials, sales templates, and more. If they don’t match up with your social media or blogging tactics, it can be chaos. It also makes my job easier because they’re better in tune to figure out what a client actually needs from social media, rather than saying to that client, “Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Quora and Pinterest will all earn you bucket loads of customers.” Yeah, me neither. Wrong.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2011
    [Social Media] You Will Love Danny Brown
    If his name sounds familiar, you may know him through his founding of the 12 for 12K Challenge , a social media for social change campaign, or for co-founding Canadian marketing firm Bonsai Interactive. Visit dannybrown.me , and maybe you will love him, too. -- Thanks for reading You Will Love Danny Brown , the latest article from my blog on the social web. Media bloggingMany thanks to long-time commentator and fellow web writer Danny Brown for publishing a guest article of mine on his blog recently. also write a blog from my city council desk.
  • NET-SAVVY EXECUTIVE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2014
    [Social Media] Updating the Highlights Reel
    History of social media The updated list goes all the way back to 2006, when I first sketched out the role of the social media manager. Social media analysis From "listening" to the latest emerging tech for analytics, I''ve been watching and writing about SMA for years. 2008 post on the building blocks of social media analysis set the stage for later lists of companies offering the various pieces. still like the three buckets of social media data framework as a way of sorting out the many tools in the market, too. Onward.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2010
    [Social Media] Case Study: Plum Village Builds an Online Sangha
    The Unified Buddhist Church, commonly known as the Plum Village International Sangha and personified in Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, launched a social media presence approximately one year prior to a 2009 U.S. “The goal was not lofty, but simply to put the voice of Thich Nhat Hanh into the new social media environment,&# said the online architect of the effort, Kenley Neufeld , who is a lay practitioner ordained in the Unified Buddhist Church. The social media efforts were integrated into our email distribution lists and on the traditional web pages.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2012
    [Social Media] Any of Us Can Fall
    None of us are as perfect as we seem online or in our business meetings or at social affairs. If you’d like to fight homelessness with social media, please consider a donation to my friend Mark Horvath’s charity Invisible People. Image by Gezze Bro. Last summer I shared on Facebook that I had seen a former mentor outside of Starbucks in what appeared to be a state of homelessness. Susan Kuhn asked me to blog about it. waited to publish the psot until I felt comfortable enough to discuss some matters, and so here we are. Far from it. Any of us can fall. Reality
  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 27, 2014
    [Social Media] ANNOUNCEMENT: @CKBurgess and @MNBurgess to Present on #SocBiz at @SocialBizForum #SBF14
    'Blue Focus Marketing® (@ BlueFocus ) is excited to announce that founders Cheryl Burgess (@ CKBurgess ) and Mark Burgess (@ MNBurgess ) will be speaking at the 7th Annual Social Business Forum , set to take place at the Marriott Hotel in Milan on July 1 & 2. The event, which is organized by OpenKnowledge (@ openknow ), brings together many prominent thought leaders in social business and is considered Europe’s leading event on employee empowerment, customer engagement, and collaborative innovation. Please check out @SocialEmployee media buzz! FOR EWORD by David C.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2012
    [Social Media] Repurpose Traditional Media for Digital Environments
    Many brands struggle to integrate traditional media with interactive environments. In particular, social media can challenge entrepreneurs and marketers. Here are three easy tips to repurpose traditional media for digital environments: 1) Take Photos in Physical Locations. You can use a photo sharing service like Instagram and cross post across major social networks like Twitter and Facebook. Do you have suggestions to bridge traditional to integrated media? Marketing ad annual report integrate Location logo marketing online photos social stories
  • THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2010
    [Social Media] You Are A “Social” Bank
    What Does Your “Social Bank&# Do? You are a bank making and depositing social currency that gets transformed into economic value. The on-line world is filled with terms and definitions, models and ideas about the creation and trading of a new currency, social currency. Social currency is information shared which encourages further social encounters. Revenue, money, is produced when the exchange for goods and services is propagated by social currency. Your “Social  Bank&# Trades Social Currency. What do banks do? You are a bank.
  • SOSHABLE  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2012
    [Social Media] Man Tweets “YOLO” Moments Before Dying with Four Friends in Car Crash
    What is new is that social media and the internet in general has enabled a playground of exhibitionism that far-exceeds anything that previous generations had. Kids are judged based upon their actions and willingness to post these actions on Facebook, Twitter, and other social sites, bragging to their friends about their “accomplishments” Unfortunately, the accomplishments often gravitate around how crazy and reckless they act in this “one” life. Let’s take my Christian views out of this for a moment. Young people are often reckless enough.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  SATURDAY, JULY 31, 2010
    [Social Media] This Week in Location: 33 Location-based must read articles you may have missed
    From being called the next big thing in social marketing to being said no one is using location-based apps, this week one of the most exciting week for location-based applications in a while. MapHook Hooks Social Media with Sharing of Location-Based Content and Interests. Rally, I Can Quit You: My Failed Social Networking Experiment. What a week for location-based applications/services. Here’s a list of 30 location-based articles you may have missed from last week. Awesome Infographic: Mobile Advertising & The Rise Of Mobile Coupons. An Anectdotal Review.
  • NOWSOURCING  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2012
    [Social Media] This Week in Infographics: Dolla Dolla Bills Ya’ll
    Everyone knows that social media is one of the easiest marketing tools out there, if done right of course. However, only some businesses may benefit from using certain social sites such as Pinterest. This week we start of with the psychology of cults and marketing. You may have a friend or have met someone who only has high praises for Apple. And they are not the only one, this may be the reason why others believe Apple lovers are part of a cult. For years, cults have implemented very specific tactics to get people to join, and marketers aren’t that different.
  • ALEX BLOM  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 9, 2009
    [Social Media] the last person on my list
    Pivoting (for those who don’t know what/why) It’s all in the build-up A quick and dirty study on Social Media Alex Blom Digital & Social Media Marketing, Toronto Home About Consulting Contact Me The last person on my list by Alexander Blom on August 10, 2009 in Thoughts, tips & advice Spread it! create fresh, unique Internet Marketing and Social Media campaigns tailored to help you grow. How to Build & Sell Through a Community Part 2: Why? Like most of us I meet many new people each day. do what I do because I like it.
  • ALEX BLOM  |  MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010
    [Social Media] Too much noise! Too many channels! Eeek!
    Pivoting (for those who don’t know what/why) It’s all in the build-up A quick and dirty study on Social Media Alex Blom Digital & Social Media Marketing, Toronto Home About Consulting Contact Me Too much noise! However, sales over any social channel are not instant and relationships take time to build (I’ve put 4-5 years into relationships that are only just proving beneficial). There are so many opportunities to be social, but not enough time to be social. How to Build & Sell Through a Community Part 2: Why?
  • ALEX BLOM  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2010
    [Social Media] Cell-less
    Pivoting (for those who don’t know what/why) It’s all in the build-up A quick and dirty study on Social Media Alex Blom Digital & Social Media Marketing, Toronto Home About Consulting Contact Me Cell-less by Alexander Blom on June 25, 2010 in Thoughts, tips & advice Spread it! create fresh, unique Internet Marketing and Social Media campaigns tailored to help you grow. How to Build & Sell Through a Community Part 2: Why? Or as it would be called back home in Australia, mobile-less. Want to know what really scares me?
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2013
    [Social Media] The Social Help Desk Revolution
    Every day social networks are growing at an alarming rate. This means that now for every five minutes spent online, one of those minutes is spent solely on social media sites. The Social Help Desk Revolution — Brought To You By Desk.com. Socialnomics customer support help desk online help desk social customer service social help deskWhile Twitter is averaging 250 million tweets per day, Facebook has grown to over 900 million active users. Every week over one million people view customer service related tweets, with 80 percent of them being negative.
  • FEVER BEE  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 22, 2011
    [Social Media] Twitter & Facebook
    Most people use social media channels to promote the latest content in the community. This You can use social media platforms to discuss what’s happening in the community. You're probably not maximizing the effectiveness of Facebook/Twitter to promote your community.  This is fine. But you can go further. e.g. Scott just replied with a good point about using Widgets for Wotsits [link] ”. There are three benefits here. First, this sort of tweets is more likely to get clicked through. People are most motivated by what other peopel are doing.
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  THURSDAY, JULY 1, 2010
    [Social Media] Laugh At Yourself, But Take It Easy
    link] Storytelling Business Social Media Marketing PR & Technology Curated Stories July 1, 2010 [.] link] Mike Handy Great post… I love that it is a slight breakout from “Social media this, social media that&# blog posts I seem to read. 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. Except when they’re not. Where’s the line? Sure, being arrogant isn’t pleasant. Joy Good article!
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 14, 2011
    [Social Media] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & A Day Without Rain
    Social Media / Social Networking. The social media marketer’s SEO checklist – what a social media marketer needs to know about SEO to help make social campaigns help with search rankings. Are you losing out on targeted social media traffic ? Don’t miss out by not using some of the top social media referrers. Facebook for websites : social plugins for your blog or website to increase engagement and social proof. The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing. Start with these blogs.
  • 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  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
    [Social Media] 10 Best Time Saving Apps and Plugins To Optimize Your Blog
    If you haven’t heard of the most popular social media dashboard in town, then let me introduce you. Hootsuite allows you to post one message to several different social media sites from one simple place. Let’s face it, since we’re online so much, it’s very easy to get carried away with visiting other blogs, commenting on them, wasting time on social media that does NOT serve a purpose for our blog, and having way too many browsers open at once. This is a guest post by Natalie Sisson. Spend Your Time Doing The Right Things.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 19, 2012
    [Social Media] The Fight for the Future of Influencer Analytics
    The first forays into trying to account for offline influence, using Wikipedia pages and mentions as an important signal (since they are harder to fake and game than most social media). Significant increases in transparency, as a new social interactions ticker shows what you published and who it impacted. That is true, and I can look at the analytics from my Buffer and Argyle Social accounts to prove it. disclosure: I am an investor in Plexus Engine and Buffer, and Argyle Social is a sponsor of this site). Fair enough. Very easy to use. Nobody. Thanks all.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2011
    [Social Media] Are Schools Killing Creativity?
    rookie blogger and student of social media, Craig is originally from Baltimore, but now lives in Seattle, with his wife and two kids. Today’s guest post is written by Craig McBreen. Years ago, there was a boy who spent much of his school day staring out the window, daydreaming. To him, school was like the clink – a penitentiary so void of inspiration his imagination often left the room. His creative spirit needed an outlet, but it was so stifling in there. Kids dream big. Children are imaginative and not afraid to be wrong, but we often lose this as we grow up.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2013
    [Social Media] Is Facebook Home the Beginning or the End?
    'Social Media Controversies Addressed, Fresh Each Week. If, instead of Facebook Home, I could choose a different flavor of Home, one that was based on my interest graph rather than my social graph, I’d be a buyer. 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. is a post from: Convince and Convert: Social Media Strategy and Content Marketing Strategy. How Much Facebook is Too Much Facebook? To you as well?
  • WRITTENT BLOG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014
    [Social Media] 11 Ways to Come Up with a Rocking Content Marketing Strategy
    Between websites, social media, eBooks, whitepapers, and blogs, we’re all functioning in information overload. Major media outlets have entire departments dedicated to checking the dates, names, and other key facts that star in their stories. Social media analytics are becoming popular. 96% of marketers track at least one kind of social media metric. 'Image source. No more mediocrity. If that isn’t your motto as a content marketer, it should be. Consumers today have more free content available online then they know what to do with. Image source.
  • TREY PENNINGTON  |  FRIDAY, JULY 16, 2010
    [Social Media] The simple way to create great content for your blog
    Connecting the Dots Olivier Blanchard , who is quite well-known as @thebrandbuilder , is skilled at  picking up of the major undercurrents flowing through both traditional media and online media. Earlier this afternoon, I read a tweet from @lindseytalerico who shared that Ben & Jerry's made a decision to drop their e-mail marketing in favor of social media. told her they may as well have shot themselves in the foot, as I felt they would be losing a key part of their audience (not everyone has a social networking account, after all). has changed.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 21, 2011
    [Social Media] Listen To This Before Your Next Meeting
    media hacks. online social network. social media 101. social media marketing. Episode #267 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Several weeks ago, I published a Blog post titled, Your Meetings Suck. The Blog post was based on a conversation I had with Al Pittampalli. Pittampalli is the author of Read This Before Our Next Meeting (published by Seth Godin 's The Domino Project powered by Amazon ). Pittampalli is on a mission to change that. I'm not sure about you, but I couldn't agree more.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2011
    [Social Media] The Extinction Of The Marketing Dinosaur Professional Is Imminent
    media hacks. online social network. social media 101. social media marketing. Episode #257 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. When will the Marketing Dinosaurs die? When will those who hold the keys to marketing power truly start shifting their ways to not only embrace these new Digital Marketing channels, but to use them to unleash the most power form of Marketing that has ever been created? is a regular on this show (and a close friend). His perspectives are always fresh and direct.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2008
    [Social Media] Six Steps to a Remarkably Powerful, Personal Network - Liz Strauss at Successful Blog - Thinking, writing, business ideas. You're only a stranger once.
    Interesting how what is true for computer networks holds true for social networks. Rubric for Social Media Expertise. December 10, 2007. Six Steps to a Remarkably Powerful, Personal Network. ME Liz Strauss wrote this at 11:30 am. It’s NOT Who You Know. My recent trip to the UK has me thinking about networking. I’ve never really liked the term, it makes pictures of strangers and stress in my head. So I think in terms of meeting people instead. We live and interact with people. People help, support, and reach out. They interfere, compete, and ignore. Related.
  • BLOGGER XPERTISE  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012
    [Social Media] Hangout on Air: Friday Request Line for 11/2/2012 : Blogger Xpertise
    Social media. Blogger Xpertise. Blogger sites that go beyond the basic template, showing you how to make your Blogger site just as amazing. About Us. Portfolio Pieces. Blogger Tips. Hangouts on Air. Submitted Questions. Opinion Pieces. Templates. Contact Us. Follow by Email. Subscribe To. Posts. Posts. Comments. Comments. Google+ Followers. Upcoming Events. Join us for our free weekly Hangout On Air event called the Friday Request Line, providing Blogger discussion, assistance, and helpful suggestions. Register to join us on November 16 at 2:00pm EST. Search This Blog. Loading.
  • BLOGGER XPERTISE  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2012
    [Social Media] Featured Blogger Site: Our own Confluent Forms LLC! : Blogger.
    Social media. Blogger Xpertise. Blogger sites that go beyond the basic template, showing you how to make your Blogger site just as amazing. About Us. Portfolio Pieces. Blogger Tips. Hangouts on Air. Submitted Questions. Opinion Pieces. Templates. Contact Us. Follow by Email. Subscribe To. Posts. Posts. Comments. Comments. Google+ Followers. Upcoming Events. Join us for our free weekly Hangout On Air event called the Friday Request Line, providing Blogger discussion, assistance, and helpful suggestions. Register to join us on November 16 at 2:00pm EST. Search This Blog. Loading.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2014
    [Social Media] Three Non-Business Books for Your Summer Reading
    Three Non-Business Books for Your Summer Reading originally appeared on Danny Brown - Social Media Marketing and Influence Marketing Blog - all rights reserved. 'Total The other week, Gini Dietrich  published a blog post sharing her summer reading list. Since Gini normally pinches my ideas (she does!!), I thought it’d be nice to turn the table and steal one of her ideas instead. It’s been said that to really develop your business brain, you need to read fiction and understand how its flow and narrative can help improve your business strategy. The reason? Seriously.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2014
    [Social Media] The Story of MyWay, YourWay, and BestWay
    The Story of MyWay, YourWay, and BestWay originally appeared on Danny Brown - Social Media | Marketing | Influence under a Creative Commons license. Related Stories Beautiful Content Curation with TwineSocial Social Hub The Demand Metric 2014 Outlook Study: Highlights and Horizons The Only Difference is Opportunity and Realization. 'In a small town not far from here lived three businessmen: MyWay, YourWay, and BestWay. Because of this, all three did their own thing and were quite happy at that. At least, they were until one day when they were forced to meet in person.
  • WWW.POYNTER.ORG  |  THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2011
    [Social Media] How badges help news websites build community, make money | Poynter.
    The Huffington Post uses badges in its “social news” system to encourage users to follow each other, share stories and flag inappropriate comments. It has been exciting watching the news media space experiment with gamification and social rewards programs. At Badgeville, we’re working with a wide range of customers in media & entertainment, education, retail, health, and many other verticals seeking to increase customer engagement. The Huffington Post offers badges for connecting with other users, moderating comments and other useful behaviors.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2014
    [Social Media] The Question of Context in Meaningless Data
    Given, that’s a pretty basic overview of what a typical social search/data mine comprises of – but it does show you how the data can be found, filtered and used. Example A – The Social Graph Data. Sending a new search spider out connects her social graph together and uncovers multiple conversations and images around her reminiscing. The Question of Context in Meaningless Data originally appeared on Danny Brown - Award-Winning Social Media Marketing and Influence Marketing Blog - all rights reserved. Big Data – Beyond the Obvious. Is it?
  • DANNY BROWN  |  FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010
    [Social Media] Ucubd Offers Cool Mashup Options for Bloggers - Danny Brown
    Standing for “you cubed&# , Ucubd is (in their own words) “a mashup platform that allows bloggers and other web publishers to combine popular social media content from YouTube, Twitter, Amazon and others and embed these mashups on their sites or link to them on our site.&# Once you create your mash-up, you can then customize the theme to suit your blog or site; get embed codes or links for blogs, websites or forums; and share via your social networks. So, basically, Ucubd creates a fun info box based on the information you give it. Enjoy this post? Joe New!
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2011
    [Social Media] Homeless Radio Announcer with Golden Voice
    Great to see a social media site like YouTube giving a homeless man with a golden voice a second chance at life. (Video: Watch this video on the post page). He’s known as the homeless man with the golden voice.  Ted Williams, a recovering alcoholic and cocaine addict has been given a second chance; thanks to exposure on YouTube. local Cleveland Station will be using Williams to do voice-over work for the Cleveland Cavaliers.  Quicken Loans has also agreed to give Williams a house mortgage free.  Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert founded Quicken Loans.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2010
    [Social Media] The Reality of 'Careful What You Wish For'
    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 10 2010 The Reality of ‘Careful What You Wish For’ By Daniel Hindin | Email | Print | 2 Comments | Guest post by  Karen Altes , manager of outreach programs for the Institute of Real Estate Management. Create and lead internal teams.
  • IMAGINE YOUR REALITY  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2012
    [Social Media] The role of Resistance in your Business
    The author of the book treats resistance as an entirely negative force, but I have to say that feeling resistance toward the social media end of my business has actually indicated to me that it was time to change my focus toward the holistic business coaching approach. I’m reading The War of Art (affiliate link). It’s a book about working around creative blocks, or dealing with resistance. But it doesn’t just apply to artists or authors. It’s a book that also applies to owning a business. At one time or another we all feel resistance. What is resistance?
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011
    [Social Media] Give to the Max
    Today, 1300 Washington area nonprofits will be fundraising, and experimenting with social media tools in a collective training exercise and contest. You will see a wide variety of creative tactics and approaches to winning, all using social media tools. The event is part of Digital Capital Week or DCWEEK , the current festival bringing together the region’s designers, developers, entrepreneurs, technologists and social innovators. After five months of planning and hard work, Give to the Max Day is here. More than $ 140,000 in awards are available.
  • TRADESMEN INSIGHTS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2012
    [Social Media] Are You Using LinkedIn to Build Your Business?
    ” Jeff Korhan wrote a great post recently in social media examiner that outlines and shows examples of 10 LinkedIn Tips for Building Your Business.  Marketing Tips Marketing Tools Social Marketing Jeff Korhan linkedin tips for building your business with linkedin use linkedin for networkingFor those of you who read me on a regular basis, you know I’m high on LinkedIn and what it can do to help you grow your business contact list. With over 161 million business members, there are certainly opportunities there if you know where and how to look.
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2012
    [Social Media] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Kittens Learning Physics
    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. Social Media Mistakes that Can Keep Your Content from Going Viral – Social media marketing may not be rocket science, but there is still a large science component to it. Social Media / Social Networking. Guide to Social Advertising Analytics from Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn – Using social advertising? The Resources Mashup. Freelancing.
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012
    [Social Media] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Landscapes Volume II
    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 to Optimize Your Business For Local Search and Social Marketing – If you have a local business or one that targets audiences in a specific geolocation, then you will want to move beyond general guides for search and social optimization. This post will take you through several marketing strategies for local search and social media marketing. Social Media / Social Networking.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2013
    [Social Media] Investing in an Online Presence
    Th is can range from SEO to having social media presence, and indeed signals, to use to your advantage. 'As with most modern day things, an online presence is not only valuable but is completely necessary to aid, and achieve, a successful business plan. Alongside more traditional methods of advertising, such as offline methods involving costly marketing campaigns it is now more vital than ever to investing in online strategies. Many small businesses believe that they cannot compete with some of the bigger players in their field, due to many reasons. Socialnomics
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013
    [Social Media] How to Drive Traffic to Your Website Using Facebook
    'While company owners may know that they need to use social media to promote their SEO efforts they may not understand that that this can also drive traffic to their website.  This aspect of social media marketing can be just as important to any business as the SEO efforts are.  You can certainly use your social media marketing techniques for strictly SEO purposes but you are missing out on a great deal of traffic to your website.  You need to know how to utilize Facebook to get people looking and buying what you are offering on your website.  Faceboo
  • CHARLENE LI  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2010
    [Social Media] Facebook Messages challenges traditional email & portals
    3) A real social inbox with friends as the filter. My colleague, Jeremiah Owyang has written about the potential for email providers to become instant social networks ( here and here). But attempts to make email inboxes social will face significant challenges. Without that social data, the billions of social connections lack context. But more importantly, without the context of the social interactions that take place very day on Facebook chat, and other platforms, email alone simply falls short. Just as important is what Facebook Messages does not do.
  • DIVA MARKETING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2011
    [Social Media] Stories from Smaller Nonprofits: Testicular Cancer Society
    Social Media. Our message needs to reach young men all across the country so we use social media because of its reach and cost effectiveness. Even when we do get social interactions we find that many times it is the same handful of people interacting and our message is not expanding past this small group. Welcome to Diva Marketing's Holiday For Small Nonprofits Series. Seems we have a tradition going on. This is the third year that Diva Marketing has given the virtual stage to smaller nonprofits to tell their story. their way. Early detection is key.
  • DIVA MARKETING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2011
    [Social Media] Marketing Eating on the Street: Food Trucks
    As you would expect, social media marketing plays a huge role in not only creating awareness but in building the brand and a loyal customer aka fan aka like aka circle base. Social Media Marketing  . I love eating on the street! Really I do. A hip urban "Indie" alternative to a traditional restaurant meal is (literally) hitting the streets. From the City of Angels to Hot'lanta  to cities across the United States food trucks are validating our less formal life style with a unique sense of fun. Photo of Atlanta pink food truck  Yum Yum cupcakes ). The Truck. Photos.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
    [Social Media] Why Arkayne is Good for Your Blog and Business - Danny Brown
    It takes a combination of content worth reading, strong search engine visibility and social network sharing and relevance. Network Sharing Another nice feature from Arkayne is the social sharing and network syndication options it offers. Another way Arkayne helps your blog grow is by its own social network of bloggers and publishers. For example, you can use Arkayne to examine your existing content (web, publisher strategies and relationships) and the social relevance options of Arkayne, and make sure you’re using the right approach (and amend if you’re not).
  • STEPHEN P SMITH  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 1, 2012
    [Social Media] What Clients Say About Us
    In one instance he tells us how clients new to social media use with old school marketing approach then walks us and them to a more accurate model. Finally, Stephen also offers Business Development and Social Media support through coaching and his weekly and monthly newsletter subscriptions. The Weekly Letter covers topics such as: How you can use Social Media today to get more business. A couple of nice reviews came in over the weekend and I wanted to share them with you. Stephen starts with real world touch points; context is everything here.
  • STEPHEN P SMITH  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2010
    [Social Media] Housekeeping Note : : …words
    link] #jobseeker 26 September 2010 Tags Age of Conversation authority blogging blogging tools blog tools book reviews books branding building community business plan business tactics cluetrain Conversations credibility economics economy evangelists FAQ getting started GTD human innovation Leadership Linchpin links marketing Networking notebooks partnerships periodic review real-world examples relationships Remarkable SOBCon social media literacy social media strategy Suggestions think! Have a great day! Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. What is this RSS?
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2012
    [Social Media] Get the Kids Off the Phone and Meet in Real Life
    The brats of the digital world— Twitter , Facebook , LinkedIn , Pinterest and a brood of other social networks—will spend all day talking at us if we aren’t careful. Communication pros spend big chunks of their time conversing on these social sites, treating them like kids – nurturing, taking their pulse, measuring their height and weight, and testing their temperature. Every social network worth its baby teeth has a mobile app. Above all, we need to avoid the ironic temptation toward “introversion” that social networks can generate. Let Go of the Kids.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2010
    [Social Media] Facebook Contests: Seven Tips for Flawless Execution
    Tags: Facebook Social Media Arment Dietrich brice faubel carlos cruz contests Danny Brown facebook gini dietrich John Heaney key learnings sad keanu reeves vizu
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2011
    [Social Media] Is There a Secret Formula to Writing Great Blog Content?
    In Dan Zarrella’s latest ebook, Zarrella’s Hierarchy of Contagiousness, he highlights the power of “good news&# for building a large social media following. Is there a formula for writing a great blog post every time? Some doubt that a magic formula exists. disagree. know it’s out there. In fact, I can feel in my bones when I’ve written a zinger. bet you can too. Better yet, I’m 90% accurate in predicting when another blogger’s post will go viral. I’m not special. just believe that all of us know a great  story when we hear one.
  • ELASTIC THOUGHT  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 2010
    [Social Media] Does Humor Belong in PR?
    link] Twitter: vanceOpel alltop Social Media Today Categories Branding Creative Agencies Government Leadership Marketing Measurement Media Non Profit PR Social Media Twitter Subscribe in a reader Add me to your TypePad People list « Elastic Marketing - Its more than you think | Main | Why Waste Your Money on Mediocrity?   And as of late, it's now made it's way into one of the last bastions of non-satirical holdouts--the mainstream news media. But the traditional news media continued to stand firm.  link] Other.: Murrow.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012
    [Social Media] The Most Depressing Thing Happening In Digital Right Now
    So yes, the Internet (and social media) have helped, but it has also - once again - demonstrated that we - as a society - have a long way to go. tend to keep the content here focused on the world of media and marketing. Regardless of social class. media. social media. athenamiddleschool busmonitor greecenewyork internetculture karenklein kickstarter marketing maxsidorov media onlinecommunity publishing socialmedia youtubeYesterday it was about how great Kickstarter is. Today is about how big of a kick in the gut the Internet can be.
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2012
    [Social Media] Show 375 - How to Influence By Word of Mouth
    The free audio podcast for business covering social media, managment and marketing. The free audio podcast for business covering social media, managment and marketing. This weeks  The Engaging Brand podcast  is ready! Stan Phelps  who spends his days providing consumer experiences that are memorable, meaningful and on-brand, we love his mantra ' Driven by client objectives. Inspired by bold vision ' joins  Anna Farmery  to discuss his idea of how small things create big impressions. The difference between Seth Godin's purple cow and Stan's purple goldfish  .
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013
    [Social Media] The Yogi Berra School of Marketing
    This is particularly true of social media voices (me included). Image by cliff1066. Pitchers and catchers report today, marking the beginning of the long journey to the World Series. What better way to celebrate than apply some of Yogi Berra’s quotes to marketing? believe in speaking to an audience using their vernacular. That’s why I love Yogi Berra , and his terribly funny euphemisms for life, which just absolutely drive grammar perfectionists crazy. Here are my five favorite Yogisms as they apply to marketing: “It ain’t over till it’s over.”
  • CREATIVE RAMBLINGS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012
    [Social Media] Guest post: 7 legitimate and long-term link-building strategies
    Photo by RambergMediaImages (via Flickr) Asking for a link Reciprocal links Press releases Creating quality content Purchasing links Social media marketing Guest posting A successful online presence is essential to just about any business in the marketplace today. Social media marketing Convincing websites to link to you can be challenging. Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter offer a much broader linking opportunity. The following is a guest post by Dominick Frasso. His bio is at the end of the article. Ask them if they will link to your site.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2012
    [Social Media] The Rise of Dynamic Content
    Dynamic content harnesses database marketing to serve unique content to people based on a wide variety of factors, including their sales history, social media preferences, historical content preferences, and prior interactions with the company. 37% of brands would like to use social media engagement to create customer-tailored marketing campaigns (Forrester). Today’s release of Hubspot 3 marketing automation software at the Inbound Conference marks the rise of dynamic content, a method of customizing the way individuals view content, images or actions.
  • MY CREATIVE TEAM THINKING  |  TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013
    [Social Media] LinkedIn For B2B – A THINKing Series
    January 12, 2011 on 9:30 am | In LinkedIn, My Creative Team, Networking, Social Media | Editor's Note: This is the first in a series about how to use LinkedIn for B2B purposes. 'LinkedIn For B2B - A THINKing Series. Listly by Harry W. Hoover. LinkedIn For B2B - A THINKing Series. This series of posts discusses all the ways you can utilize LinkedIn for B2B. Views. crowd rank. curated. alpha. newest. queue. Are You LinkedIn? We are preparing this for the Bank of Commerce's School of Commerce. LinkedIn - Advertising. Well, there are 80 million LinkedIn users worldwide; 1.5
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2010
    [Social Media] Customize Your Blog's Error Page in 5 Easy Steps
    Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Customize Your Blog’s Error Page in 5 Easy Steps November 4th, 2010 Tweet This is part of the Blogging for Grasshoppers series Here’s how to customize your 404 error page in 5 easy steps which is a wise thing to do for bloggers, grasshoppers or not. First, you… Image: Kate Sumbler via Flickr , Creative Commons Hold on! Don’t you want the back story first? Fourth?! Yikes. So they’d leave. Possibly, never to return. Seriously.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2010
    [Social Media] Why You Don't Need to Blog Daily - Danny Brown
    It can be written; it can be media. Chris Garrett, co-author of the ProBlogger book and owner of the popular new media site ChrisG.com , has been posting fairly irregularly over the last few months. You might also like: Creative Social Sharing to Promote Your Blog Why Bloggers Need to Protect Their Blog Community Why You’ll Never See Ads on DannyBrown.me Home About Me Charities 12for12k Kiva Work With Me About This Blog Disclosure Comment Policy Headway Archives Contact Me Great Blogs Why You Don’t Need to Blog Daily August 18, 2010 87 voices share yours! thanks New!
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