JASON YORMARK | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2009
[Social Media] Turning Good Intentions Into Action
Makes sense considering most people are more interested in issues and discussion regarding social media rather then my life. jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Misc. Turning Good Intentions Into Action | Subcribe via RSS Turning Good Intentions Into Action October 27th, 2009 Posted in Misc. Tweet Share When I changed focus on my blog towards a professional approach my traffic went up considerably. But every once in awhile, I experience something that warrants the occasional life reflection post. However my wife had other plans.
SCOTT GOULD | MONDAY, JUNE 14, 2010
[Social Media] Like Minds Conversation Helsinki
My itinerary is arrive in Helsinki on Tuesday, and then meet with the local press and media as well as locals in general during the day. Then Friday I am privileged enough to take our team of speakers and guests and spend a day with Visit Finland , the tourist board of the country, discussing and developing a Social Media plan for the country. I can’t begin to tell you how humbled I am that I find myself in this position – it doesn’t seem real to be honest to think I’ll be consulting a country – and I certainly feel the weight of the responsibility.
TRADESMEN INSIGHTS | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2010
[Social Media] Enhanced Profitability and Competitive Advantage Through New.
How Do You Measure Social Media Success? 50 Power Twitter Tips to Help B-to-B Marketers Twitter: Steps to Insure Success Adding Social Icons Helps Drive E-mail Marketing Campaigns Whats Your Company Value Proposition? Reach Tradesmen Using a Social Media Map STAFDA Convention-Phoenix Category Cloud Marketing Tips Marketing Tools Marketing Trends Social Marketing Traditional Marketing Twitter Uncategorized Theme Contempt by Vault9. He’s written books, is an international speaker and co-authored STAFDA’s Foundations of Business 2007. Enjoy.
SPIN SUCKS | THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2015
[Social Media] How to Write Like an IDIOT
It has a big audience and active social media presence. Follow the 4-S rules to succeed: Shut down all distractions : Your smartphone, social media profiles, email, and TV should all be turned off so you can focus on your writing. By Lesley Vos What tactics do you use in your texts to catch audience and build their trust? It would be easier to answer this question if you were an IDIOT in writing. No, no. This tactic has nothing in common with idiots. You need to take five steps only to enter the holy of holies for every content creator. Why is this? Question.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2013
[Social Media] 7 Things You Need to Know From My Content Amplification Test
As part of their sponsorship of Convince & Convert and the Social Pros podcast , the fine folks at Cision set me up with a trial of their Content Marketing Suite. The same way that Social.com ( now part of the ExactTarget Marketing Cloud ) aggregates and simplifies social media advertising, Cision makes content amplification quick and painless by aggregating it all into one system. That might be an interesting option for me, as I could amplify specifically to people located in areas more likely to be true social media folks (Bay Area, NYC, et al). 7.
ENGAGING BRAND | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2013
[Social Media] Don't Let the Computer Stop You From Thinking
Now I know that sounds obvious but think about how the format of the web or social sites can subconsciously restrict your thinking. In a sense that is why some people struggle with social media. What social marketing needs is for you to speak with a human voice - the screen is just your interface. Once you have the words then.only then.use social media as your printing press. Can you remember a time when life wasn''t ruled by a screen? He said this. It made me think about how we use technology. They forget how to speak away from the screen interface.
JASON YORMARK | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2010
[Social Media] Dear Twitter: Please Add Auto DM Blocking | jasonyormark.com
jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / Dear Twitter: Please Add Auto DM Blocking | Subcribe via RSS Dear Twitter: Please Add Auto DM Blocking August 11th, 2010 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share It’s no secret that Twitter’s schedule of feature enhancements is fairly lacking and infrequent. How I Increased My Twitter Following by 45% In One Week 9 Ways Twitter Can Actually Be Useful 9 Twitter Directories You Should Be Listed On Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What’s More Important?
JASON YORMARK | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2010
[Social Media] Dear Twitter: Please Add Auto DM Blocking
jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / Dear Twitter: Please Add Auto DM Blocking | Subcribe via RSS Dear Twitter: Please Add Auto DM Blocking August 11th, 2010 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share It’s no secret that Twitter’s schedule of feature enhancements is fairly lacking and infrequent. How I Increased My Twitter Following by 45% In One Week 9 Ways Twitter Can Actually Be Useful 9 Twitter Directories You Should Be Listed On Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What’s More Important?
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2011
[Social Media] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Cows
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. Did new media kill the copywriter ? Social Media / Social Networking. What’s so exciting about Google+ – great overview of the Google+ network including why you need another social network, comparisons to Facebook, and more. How anyone can become incredibly popular on Twitter or any social network – if your goal is social media fame, this is the post for you.
SOCIALNOMICS | FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014
[Social Media] 7 Inventive Ways to Create Shareable Content for Your Industry
Here are seven ideas to find content that will be shared all over social media. . If your social media page or blog is pretty active and you typically get several comments on your posts, check there for new topics. Even if your blog or social networks aren’t filled with comments, you can use the same technique on blogs or social networking sites in your industry. Hit your readers hard and fast with a short but powerful blog post or social media update. If you can say something substantial in just a few sentences, your readers will instantly impacted.
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.
MINDJUMPERS | WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013
[Social Media] Facebook Growth in Numbers
2012 in Recap: The Year of Visual Social Media. On its Facebook page, Facebook has recently released a photo album with 12 photos containing some of the platform’s major growth numbers in the past year. Most of the numbers compare growth from last year to May 2013. The number of monthly active users has more or less stagnated and has only grown 23%. However, the number of Likes and Shares has grown significantly, which indicates that even though there are not so many new users joining the platform any more, users still enjoy content and are willing to engage with it.
GAURAVONOMICS | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2010
[Social Media] MS&LGroup's Webster Lewin on Real-Time Engagement and Mobile.
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 « Social Media Programs: The Sweet Spot Between Strategic Planning and Tactical Implementation The Ultimate List of Social Media Surveys, Research Reports and Scoring Methodologies » MS&LGroup’s Webster Lewin on Real-Time Engagement and Mobile Marketing Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists !
ABSOLUTE PA | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2012
[Social Media] Did you know you can ‘bookmark’ tweets to use as social proof?
It’s called ‘Favourites’ It’s perfect for storing social proof – recommendations and nice things people say about you, your product or service so you can use it in your marketing. Roll your mouse over the image to see what I mean… Had an absolutely amazing call this morning for my Socent @ colourursuccess with @ absolutealicia social media queen!!! Bookmarking tweets is a one-click action that will save a tweet on a separate page in your profile so you don’t lose it. Where to display your favorites. FBMastermindSession. No BS.
DANNY WHATMOUGH | SUNDAY, JUNE 27, 2010
[Social Media] Are we still really talking about AVE?
It annoys me when I see discussion about whether PR should get involved in digital or social media (yes, this still happens) and also about PR’s role in SEO. Media measurement requires quantity and quality. Social media can and should be measured. Measuring outcomes is preferred to measuring media results (outputs). Tweet. Sometimes the “PR industry” really frustrates me. But, whilst all these might be vaguely tolerable, it’s utterly ridiculous that we are still having discussions about AVE. The mention of AVE embodies this.
DEVELOP SOCIALLY | TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2011
[Social Media] Appearance vs. performance: Two steps to building a website that works
Here’s the team: Web designer : Someone who can create a mobile-friendly site with social media integration, and work with the web marketer and the business plan to lay out the path of conversion (how a visitor travels from finding your website to taking a next step towards the goal you want, like signing up for a free consultation). Graphic designer : Not just for website graphics, but to create the whole visual family: logo series and related images (Twitter background, Facebook graphics) for the site and all social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flicker, etc.
MR. RYAN CONNORS | THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 2013
[Social Media] Seven Blog Mistakes That Make You Boring
Boring blogs don’t attract repeat readers, they don’t attract links and they don’t attract a social media following. One of the many benefits of blogging for a living is that you obviously don’t have a boss. As a result, days off, the odd poorly formatted post, and a tendency towards typos are all very much acceptable. Unfortunately, Unfortunately, the one thing that no blogger can afford to be is boring. In other words, they do not grow. And a blog that does not grow can become both stagnant and unprofitable surprisingly fast. These blog mistakes will put your readers to sleep.
CONVERSTATIONS | SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2015
[Social Media] WATCH: Creating Awesome in LIFT Clips for 05/30/15
LEARN – How to Create an Awesome Slide Presentation IMPROVE – What Your Social Media Picture Says About You FIND FLOW – Curiosity is a Super Power THINK – Can Suffering Inspire You? We are always looking for ways to give small business owners a boost using the LIFT acronym. Here Here are a few videos that might help you in building a better business presence and a smoother work flow. — As a youth, Saturdays were filled with visual candy of cartoons in the morning and movie matinees in the afternoon. your presence or practice. Subscribe today.
TRADESMEN INSIGHTS | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2012
[Social Media] Why a Mobile Strategy Is So Important to Reach the Professional Tradesman
million people accessed social networking sites or blogs on their mobile devices. mobile users access social media sites daily. What’s Your Mobile Media Strategy for 2012? Marketing Tools Marketing Trends Social Marketing Traditional Marketing comscore jason miller lead generation using mobile marketo mobile marketing strategy mobile strategyWe all know how busy contractors and the trades are. Most of their time is spent on the job site. They rely on their smartphones, and more and more are using tablets in the field. Mobile is not going away.
SCOTT GOULD | SATURDAY, JULY 31, 2010
[Social Media] Together
It’s a concern of mine that despite all our social media, people still don’t do things together. Words like community, team, collaboration, relational, participatory, social – they are all over Twitter, but then when you share these links or comment on these posts, do you get a reply? When you ask people not what they say about social media, but if they are doing social media, how many are building connections and really collaborating? The truth is that working together is hard. Case in point: communication. Why was this?
TWIST IMAGE | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
[Social Media] Marketing - A New Dawn
Social Media is (clearly) not a fad. When the Internet first became commercialized (nearly two decades ago), one of the most bandied around words was "convergence" - how the Internet and mass media broadcasting would fuse together into one platform. Much like Social Media took over a decade to take hold, this dawn in new Marketing may take some time until it turns into pure daylight. This is no longer about multi-platform activity, they're simply "in the media." mass media. media convergence. new media. The dawn.
PROBLOGGER | TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 2015
[Social Media] 7 Digital Marketing Skills Every Professional Needs
Social Media Savvy . The only person who can acceptably say things like, “Oh, I just don’t get social media” is your grandmother…and even she’s probably posting funny pictures on Facebook. Social media know-how may have once been a bonus, but it decidedly necessary by now. In the digital marketing field, it’s essential to keep up with trending topics, modifications to the Google search algorithm and new social media policies, just to mention a few things. This is a guest contribution from Brian Burt. Whatever you are, be a good one.”.
IT'S JOSIP NOT JOSEPH | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
[Social Media] What Did The Millennials Ever Do To You?
The last 2 weeks or so… What’s even more disconcerting is the anti-Millennial language has come from major media publications. And now the Millennials have come in with their social media and smart phones and are ready to take-over one update, tweet and text at a time. Photo credit ) Tags: Boomers , change , Characteristics , Gen-Xers , Gen-Y , Generation Y , Millennials , Views « Previous Post Next Post » [link] Howie at Sky Pulse Media Great post Josip. But it’s more intense with your generation due to all the media connectivity.
CONVERSTATIONS | MONDAY, APRIL 6, 2015
[Social Media] Merging Professional and Personal
The three business sites are related: SmallBiz Tracks ( Projects ), ConverStations ( Platform ), and SmallBiz LIFT ( Premium ), the latter formerly SubCLUBS. I’ve also included Armchair Articulations ( Personal ) and will launch a Productions site later this year. I’ve also moved my Social Media Stream page to the main network page, and it’s part of the top-most navigation on each site. I’m looking forward to see how this merging into a single network saves time and creates conversation. There are times to focus on work. Times to focus on family.
IDACONCPTS | FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2011
[Social Media] Manage Your Online Reputation in Multiple Languages
Don’t forget to include blogs – now major social spaces – in the search. Don’t forget to track your brand mentions and direct feedback in social media spaces, such as Twitter and Facebook. Make sure you’re active in all the key social media spaces in each target country and use a native speaking marketer to create correct, culturally sensitive updates. E-marketers are now more aware than ever of the difference that a good online reputation can make. English is not Enough. Listen and Learn. Monitor Message Boards. Get Your Brand Out There.
TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG | TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2012
[Social Media] Bad Online Reviews: What They Mean For Your Business
Sign up for all of the social media accounts you can. Get my Internet Marketing newsletter , buy my book, The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web , and subscribe to the Techipedia RSS feed. This is a guest post by Rich Gorman. sterling reputation is worth its weight in gold — figuratively speaking, of course. That’s why businesses work for years, sometimes even decades, to earn the public’s trust, and to gain as much consumer goodwill as possible. In this Digital Age, however, all of that hard work can be undone in an instant. The Damage Done.
IDACONCPTS | SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2012
[Social Media] Kick Starting My Website to Help Improve Traffic
Link building was another term I came across which was quite tricky to sort out. I began by adding my site to directories and putting links to my blog posts on social networking and bookmarking sites. Build links, use social media and be patient. When I started my own website for my home business I was really excited. I managed to create a website and customize it so it looked great. I spent ages thinking about what needed to be on there, and when I published it I was watching the amount of traffic that arrived almost religiously. No Traffic to Be Seen.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2013
[Social Media] Why Data May Be Steering You Into the Rocks
Research told us this, and it was interesting information that we used when purchasing different forms of media to communicate to that segment of the population. Jay Baer is a hype-free social media and content strategist & speaker, and author of Youtility: Why Smart Marketing is About Help not Hype. Jay is the founder of [link] and host of the Social Pros podcast. Why Data May Be Steering You Into the Rocks is a post from: Convince and Convert: Social Media Strategy and Content Marketing Strategy. tweet this ). Seek Answers, Not Facts.
CONVERSIONATION | SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2012
[Social Media] On Twitter and real life: some love and some tips #socialsong
Some of us are taking a deserved break, others continue working because they have to or don’t celebrate Christmas and some do something else. I’m working on a few trainings for a company to get their employees involved in a social business program. And I have a list of people I like to talk with, be it on Twitter or any other social network or in real life. Socially (dis)connected? Although I use probably all the social networks you do, I use most of them for work. The social network that suits me best? It’s that time of the year. Some examples? That’s a lot.
SOCIALNOMICS | MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014
[Social Media] Your Guide to Google+ : B2B Marketing
Up until recently, the young social network has been in a sort of slow boil, picking up users and growing in popularity gradually. Veteran users and tech-savvy professionals know the truth, though, that Google+ is really everything they want in a social media network. Google+ sounds like it should offer something in addition to the the massive search engine does, right? Users are tired of Facebook, and are looking for something more than Twitter. Google+ is there, waiting for them with open arms. To the average consumer, it isn’t a sexy option just yet. But why wait?
DANNY BROWN | FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2011
[Social Media] Change And Persistent Vision
Change And Persistent Vision 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. “The lesson is that one person with a persistent vision can make change happen, whether climbing rocks or delivering services. Seth Godin, Tribes. That sentence relates to a passage in Seth’s book where he talks about Chris Sharma and how he changed the way rock climbers looked at scaling a cliff. It may not be the rule, but it’s not the exception. Then leave it.
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2012
[Social Media] How Often Should You Do Keyword Research?
Measure the trends on the popular search engines as well as the popular social media sites. Keyword research is one of the most misunderstood parts of the SEO process. Many new online marketers get the impression that it’s a one-time event. You do your keyword research and there’s your list, never to be thought of again. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, what you should do is revisit your keyword list periodically. Not every day, but at least once every six months. That doesn’t mean you want to chase the most searched for keywords. Ride the wave.
SOSHABLE | TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2013
[Social Media] #GunControl: Can Filibusting Senators Make the #SandyHookPromise?
Can social media channels like Twitter be more influential than an old-school political maneuver like the filibuster? As more people “stand w/ @SandyHook” it’ll be interesting to see if senators are aware of the increasing power of social media and its effect on the political process. For elected officials, keeping track of social media trends is tantamount to keeping a pulse on public opinion. It can be a daunting task – even the @BarackObama account has been farmed out to a non-profit social media agency. link]. Related articles.
WEB METRICS GURU | SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2012
[Social Media] Must haves of Analytics Platforms – see my article in AllAnalytics.com
I’m beginning to get back into posting at AllAnalytics.com , where I took a break for a few months to develop Social Media & The Arts (Rutgers) and Social Media Measurement (UC Irvine) courses. Here’s my post on 3 Musts You’d Find in an Ideal Analytics Platform which was inspired by Gary Angel’s r ecent white paper for Anametrix which charted out what really is needed here. ‘ That is, every business is a little different. Wait, there is a great business idea here. Calling all programmers. Web Analytics
SOCIAL MARKETING FORUM | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2010
[Social Media] Brian Solis: Prominence is Earned Through Attentiveness and Corresponding Actions
Brian Solis needs no introduction if you follow what is going on in social media marketing and new marketing and customer behavior trends. In this interview, Brian shares his thoughts on the social evolutions, the role of content and the importance of listening and taking action to engage and interact. This was the thought: “social networks are merely a technological extension of our human nature to connect, be part of something and communicate, and ultimately people are the social networks. Earlier this year, Brian published his latest book Engage!
THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY | THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2011
[Social Media] Do The Opposite
Given the new world of transparency employees and customers are influencing market sentiment about any organization because of the fluidity of social media. Business structures, models and cultures are being challenged by the crowd. These dynamics are forcing organizations to examine historical beliefs about what it takes today to run a successful business. The very definition of “business structure, models and culture is being redefined. These redefinitions eventually redefine how markets work and why they work. Thinking BIG is being replaced by thinking SMALL.
THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY | SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2010
[Social Media] We Got It Backwards
The Ingenesist Project has specified two for-profit business methods, “The Value Game” and “Zertify.com” which if deployed today in Social Media could accomplish this. The only thing standing in the way is a social agreement. The invention of the wheel, wedge, and pulley came long before the invention of credit scores, CDO’s, and International Trade Agreements. Technological Change must always precede economic growth – economic growth cannot sustainably precede technological change. The flaw is easy to correct. These business methods are committed to the public domain.
THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY | FRIDAY, JULY 16, 2010
[Social Media] Social Side Roads or Highways?
Social media is a game changer. How buyers influence sellers and how old media adapts to this thing we call new media. The dynamics and disruptive nature of all things social are emerging on a daily basis. While garnering people’s attention for the moment the next moment moves the audience because someone else applies tactical maneuvers and creative uses of social media to get our attention. There is no road map for use of social technology , only temporary roads. Google changed the game for internet search engine utility. Get it?
THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY | SUNDAY, AUGUST 1, 2010
[Social Media] The Knowledge Inventory:Make A Bet Without Odds?
This is the fourth in a series of videos that specify the structure for Social Capitalism on a platform of social media. The knowledge inventory is the most important part of Social Capitalism. Next videos will discuss the algorithm followed by the capitalization and securitization of Social Currency in a Social Capitalist system. It is also the only piece that will require everyone to think substantially differently about how we organize ourselves in on-line and local communities. Let me know if you are interested in seeing this research.
WRITTENT BLOG | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2014
[Social Media] SEO Isn’t Dead: 10 Ways to Use It for Business
Use your research to “mine” insight on topics that are trending in search and on social media. The more talk your company gets on other websites, news sources and social media, the more authority you gain in the eyes of search engines. 8. Human signals (including social signals) are a huge factor in achieving improved ranking. While it may come as a surprise to some people, SEO is still alive and kicking. magazine published click-bait piece recently with the title “ SEO is Dead. But here’s the thing. OAO isn’t anything new.
CONVERSTATIONS | MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014
[Social Media] Are Handshake Deals Good for Business?
Related Stories Week in Review July 20 – 26, 2014: Posts and Podcasts Discovering the Infinite Power of Our Light #Thoughtography Social Media for Small Business – Pros and Cons Hacking Isn’t All Negative – Think Like MacGyver. Should You Practice Handshake Deals in Your Business? This was a recent question on the SmallBiz Tracks Daily Podcast (No. We love the romantic and nostalgic idea that deals can be done on a handshake. It’s how my grandfather conducted business and he did very well. That was a different time and a few generations ago.
JEFF ESPOSITO | FRIDAY, JANUARY 4, 2013
[Social Media] Don’t fear the spotlight, beer cities and Nintendo
Shy of the Social Media Spotlight? this is a great read from the Harvard Business Review that takes a look at why those still scared of social media should just get over it already. This is a good article to share with folks in your company who fear what MIGHT happen if they use social media. Happy New Year folks! Hope you had a great holiday season and made it through the annual amateur night where most folks get too tipsy before the ball dropped at midnight. Get Over It. Bonus - If you are watching the NFL this weekend, don’t be this guy.
NOWSOURCING | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2011
[Social Media] The State of Facebook
Every time the social media giant rolls out a new product, feature, or statistic, the world’s news sites make sure you know about it within minutes. Summer months are typically a slower month for social media sites as college students cram for finals and change into their summer routines. It could also be that Facebook has finally hit its saturation point. While they are large, important countries that adopted the social network early on, Facebook is incredibly popular all around the world. Credit. million. Could this be the end for Facebook’s growth?
DANNY BROWN | TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2014
[Social Media] How the 2014 BDC Young Entrepreneur Award is Helping Canadian Business
Joel’s company, WOW Factor Media , is a print media design and marketing company with offices across Canada. How the 2014 BDC Young Entrepreneur Award is Helping Canadian Business originally appeared on Danny Brown - Award-Winning Social Media Marketing and Influence Marketing Blog under a Creative Commons license. Related Stories Can We Say Goodbye to These Social Media Buzzwords in 2014? Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right. – Henry Ford. For me, even this may not be enough. Do they add staff?
MR. RYAN CONNORS | WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013
[Social Media] How to Create a Blog That People Will Love
The Social Media Examiner: 21 Business Blogging Tips From the Pros [link]. “ Top tips for a successful blog”; Katy Kowan; The Guardian [link]. When I started blogging, I was lost. My posts put people to sleep and I did not have a clue as to what I was doing wrong. I don’t want that to happen to you. Here I will try my best to give new bloggers some helpful tips that focus on writing blogs that people will actually enjoy reading. By Justin Taylor. What to Write About. As with any serious enterprise, you must have a plan before you venture into blogging. What do you want to write?
CREATIVE RAMBLINGS | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2012
[Social Media] Guest post: The Lollipop Man Technique – Helping people across the street and onto your website
Guest post: The Lollipop Man Technique – Helping people across the street and onto your website was written by Cendrine Marrouat for her social media blog, Creative Ramblings. The following is a guest post by Ben Austin. His bio is at the end of the article. When was the last time you logged into your analytics and checked your website rankings? Once you start seeing good results it means you can start attempting to make some money. I’d like to see you try [.] Guest Posts Ben Austin build a website search engine optimization Web search engine
JOEY STRAWN | FRIDAY, JULY 23, 2010
[Social Media] Friday Branding Haiku # 2
Related Posts: Friday Social Media Haiku #1 A Friday Branding Haiku Are You Inked? Digg Digg. Another Friday, another need for a Haiku, so here goes: Of service so cold, And Twitter feedback so hot; Silence is not gold. Add your Friday Haiku in the comments. Remember, 5-7-5. Let’s start a revolution! What do you say? Photo Credit: slytherin_prince. Blog: Available For A Limited Time Only! Make My Blog Better.
PUSHING SOCIAL | MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012
[Social Media] Are You Setting the Right Goals For Your Blog?
Pushing Social Bloggers need to be mentally tough to succeed. These blog’s don’t have enough readers to power engagement goals such as comments and social shares (retweets, likes, Linkedin Shares). Social Media Examiner uses its blog to promote seminars, offer advertising, and create a social community with branded forums. But, this doesn’t mean beating yourself up. Setting unrealistic goals is one, particularly nasty, way to beat yourself up. These unrealistic goals often look good on the surface but are doomed to fail. Sounds good right? Blog Strategy
SOSHABLE | SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2013
[Social Media] If You Don’t Think Social Signals are Important for SEO, You Don’t Know Google Very Well
There are still many in the search engine optimization industry that are fighting the concept that Google (and Bing) is taking social signals into account at a high level when determining search rankings. The reality is that, based upon extensive testing that we’ve been running (not to mention some of the things that Google has said over the last couple of years), social signals have a significant impact on the overall SEO of websites. Google is paying attention to social signals through Google Analytics. Ask An SEO Expert – Impact of Social Signals (Video).
THE JORDAN RULES | MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2012
[Social Media] Emotion is The Secret to Creating a Meme
Remember, in order to create a meme, you're targeting influencers and using social media to spread a message. Memes have existed long before the internet and will continue long after. The insights that reveal how memes have come into existence also reveal how someone could create a new meme. Memes rely on appealing to deep-seeded, primal emotions to drive their transmission; but before I get into that, let me start with the basics. What is a meme? Memes are contagious ideas that get spread from person to person. Traditionally, memes like fads involve a gradual spread of an idea.
DANNY BROWN | TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2011
[Social Media] F ing and Punching: The Moody Side of Business
The very next day I got in touch with Dan Cristo. I met Dan when he commented on one of my posts for Social Media Examiner. With the core group like that, Triberr has received the kind of credibility and social proof that can’t be bought with money. Social Media Automation, Respect, Credibility And Robots. image: Glamhag. F ing and Punching: The Moody Side of Business 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. Anyways….
BILL HARTZER | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2011
[Social Media] Search Engine Optimization Director Position
We’re an industry-leading provider of Websites and Internet Marketing for auto dealers, and we want our SEO (Search Engine Optimization)/Social Media Director to help us provide additional results-based value to our customers. – Constant study of emerging trends within organic search, paid search, and social media. Ryan Wall, an Executive Search Recruiter at The BOSS Group in the Dallas, Texas area forwarded this open position for a Search Engine Optimization Director that they have: Search Engine Optimization Director. Ryan Wall | Executive Search Recruiter.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2015
[Social Media] Are you thinking about your blog all wrong
The dominance of the blog is over too, replaced by the preeminence of the blog post (driven partially by the death of RSS, and the rise of social sharing). Instead, you pick and choose the “best” from among millions of blog posts published each day, your attention drawn by social shares and curation tools. Those have been replaced by new visitors, time on site, and social shares. We create something like 14 pieces of semi-custom artwork every day to suit each social network, etc. Image via BigStockPhoto.com. Blog consumption is a Mixtape not an Album. No more.
SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING | TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2012
[Social Media] From Social Sharing to Creative Collaboration
Sharing Economy The early part of the 21st century might be called the age of social media --though perhaps the era of sharing might be an even more appropriate description. Consumerism has changed drastically during this age of social sharing, with the balance of power shifting noticeably from big business to the person on the street. Editor's note: the following is a guest post by Charles Harrow, on behalf of Screenmail. While young people have grown up in this environment and therefore know no other, many in the older generation are embracing it, as well.
TWIST IMAGE | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2012
[Social Media] The Best Business Books Of 2012
No, this isn't another social media book. 11 Rules for Creating Value in the Social Era by Nilofer Merchant. really thought I was done with books about social media and social business. social business. social media. social media book. Tags: 11 rules for creating value in the social era. Read a good business book this year? Looking for the perfect holiday gift? I'm usually one to shy away from "best of" and list-like posts, but 'tis the season (as they say). The Best Business Books of 2102. Mad Men ?
CONVINCE & CONVERT | TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2015
[Social Media] 4 Things You Need to Know Before You Pitch
You may also find useful details on a publication or personal website’s bio page or in social media profiles. Those who are relatively new in their positions may not have inboxes as crowded as their more tenured counterparts, but they may also have a smaller audience and less social media impact. Where to learn: LinkedIn, bio pages, and social media profiles are again the best sources of information about past and current employment statuses. Mixed-media pieces. Image via BigStockPhoto.com. Work History. Target Audience. Need for Visual Assets.
ENGAGE | FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013
[Social Media] Tools of the Trade: 9 Hacks for Web Journalists
” A social journalist, or any journalist for that matter, cannot possibly accomplish his/her job without a few hacks. Scheduling social media posts seems like a simple task, right? Well, Well, it is until you start managing multiple sites, each with multiple social outlets. Timing App reminds me to leave the inbox so I can get back to writing or social media. 7. If This, Then That allows users to connect social media sites, search engines, RSS feeds, text messages and email into amazing, customized actions. Great piece, BTW.).
BRASS TACK THINKING | SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2010
[Social Media] Broadening Horizons
Sometimes, I ask for the caveat that recommendations not be people in social media as a profession. image credit: Let Ideas Compete Tagged With: new voices , Perspective , Social media , Twitter lists [link] Bret L Simmons Great idea, Amber. link] 40 Tips On How To Be A Social Media Rockstar « Virtual Assistant Jobs Blog [.] Now with the proliferation of social media, it wouldn’t be that hard. However, I’m not much of a proponent of whining about something you’re not willing to fix if you’re able. Thanks.
BLUE FOCUS MARKETING | THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012
[Social Media] Unveiling New Logo for #Nifty50 Kids
Members of the marketing and social media communities were thrilled to see their hardworking colleagues gain the recognition they deserved, and we are very proud to be bringing the awards back for a second year. finance, education, B2B, health, sustainability, security, media, etc.). This year, we also wanted to add a social brand purpose to the event and its sponsors. After careful consideration, we finally settled on our third goal: 3) Provide positive social good through the contribution of technology devices to underprivileged children. Nifty50
CONVERSTATIONS | THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2015
[Social Media] Linger Longer – A Thoughtography Project – #LingerLonger
We’ll present a few ideas here on ConverStations, as well as on social media using the hashtag #LingerLonger. Linger Longer. It’s become a bit of a battle cry. Business owners wear many hats in life. Often, they end up wearing multiple hats at the same time. It can be confusing. Linger Longer has become a suggestion in many areas. On projects. During a sales call. At trade shows. IN their home life. Linger Longer gives pause to a moment, both good and bad moments. With Linger Longer, you might be able to really see a solution to the problem. Consider leaving a comment!
DANNY BROWN | TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2014
[Social Media] The B t Excuses for Attitudes Towards Women Needs to Stop
The B t Excuses for Attitudes Towards Women Needs to Stop originally appeared on Danny Brown - the human side of media and the social side of marketing - all rights reserved. Related Stories Blog Comments, Digital Universes, and the Future of Social Conversations How to Build the Commodities of Identity and Trust in Social Media Are We In Danger of Losing the Right to an Opinion? Warning: This post contains profanity and disturbing imagery. If this offends you, you may want to skip today’s post and I’ll see you next time around. TWO. F **G. GAMES.
DANNY BROWN | MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012
[Social Media] The 2×4 Interview: Creativity
To see what started out as a simple idea to use social media to raise funds and awareness for charities turn into the community it did, has been pretty inspiring. The 2×4 Interview: Creativity originally appeared on Danny Brown - The Human Side of Media and the Social Side of Marketing under a Creative Commons license. Towards the end of last year, my friend Michael Schechter was kind enough to invite me to chat on his 2×4 series. In this first part, we talk Creativity – make sure you drop by on Wednesday for the Productivity answers.
TWIST IMAGE | TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2011
[Social Media] The New Media Pecking Order
This past Sunday, the New York Times ' Sunday Review ran an opinion piece called, Got Twitter, You've Been Scored , by Stephanie Rosenbloom that looked at the emerging trend of brands using social media analytics platforms like Klout , PeerIndex and Twitter Grader to see how "influential" individuals are. The output of this social media meets popularity contest has many people's panties in a knot. Pushing this further, if everyone has their own media channel (because of our own, individual Twitter feeds, Facebook friends, personal Blogs, etc.) klout.
WAXING UNLYRICAL | MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2015
[Social Media] Monday Roundup: Celebrating Your Community
Five companies with a human social media presence. Why: “Our customers want to relate, be accepted and be noticed… businesses are infusing their social media presence with life and acknowledging the needs of their customers,” says Mandy Edwards in this post for Mark Schaefer ‘s Business Grow. 3. Social in the wild: Ben & Jerry’s goes local. As you read this, you might be gearing up to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow, even if you don’t have Irish roots. Image: North Charleston via Flickr, CC 2.0. 1.
IMAGINE YOUR REALITY | TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2013
[Social Media] 6 Tips for a Smooth Office Move
Update your website, social media profiles and send emails to your customer and vendors so everyone is well aware of your move. Note: This is a guest post by Michael Lee. Michael Michael is a journalist who lives in St. Louis. The good news: Your small business is growing. The bad news? It’s time to move the office to accommodate this expansion. Plan ahead to identify potential pitfalls and moving should go as smoothly as possible. Make a Checklist. As soon as you know a move is in your future, start a to-do list. Find a Shipping Companyâ€‹. Purge Your Officeâ€‹.
KIKOLANI | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2011
[Social Media] 6 Things Bloggers Can Learn From Dr. Seuss
Never underestimate the value of learning something new, from new social media sites to a new piece of technology like the 4G Slide Android Phone. Social media has allowed small, passionate bloggers to create communities around their work. This guest post is by Matt Krautstrunk. Dr. Seuss is perhaps one of the most pronounced authors of all time. He wrote short stories that not only captivated the minds of our younger generation, but taught us valuable life lessons. Photo Credit. Here are 6 things that bloggers can learn from the legend, Dr. Seuss. Ted Giesel (Dr.
SOCIALFISH | MONDAY, JULY 25, 2011
[Social Media] Learning Socially: Associations at the Crossroads
Have you been thinking about the concept of social learning (in whatever forms that might take)? This is a huge area of interest for us , and we hope you’ll join us on Thursday July 28 at ASAE’s offices in downtown DC for a FREE half-day workshop Learning Socially: Associations at the Crossroads hosted by our buds at CommPartners. Learn about how social learning and the combination of social media and knowledge management can create a culture of engagement and loyalty for your organization. More info is here. Register and join us! Presentations
SPIN SUCKS | TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2015
[Social Media] Customer-Focused Content Marketing Strategy
Social listening is really vital in understanding the voice of the buyer and the voice of the customer. Social media, online communities, and other shared media platforms make that easier to do. Related Stories Use Media Relations for Search Engine Optimization One Hundred Content Ideas in Thirty Minutes Create a Winning Sponsored Content Strategy. By Sue Duris. By now it should be clear to most that content marketing strategy is embroiled in a saturation problem. Content Marketing Strategy: The Devil is in the Details. The number is dropping.
SOCIALNOMICS | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2013
[Social Media] Getting Social Over an Online Business Degree
However, finding online degree business schools can actually be quite simple now, thanks to social media. Many colleges have started recruiting students by using various social media platforms. Kaplan University uses a variety of social media techniques to attract students to its online programs. The college posts a variety of interesting articles, photos, and links to other social media accounts. They include posts to their mentions in the media as well. Social media has certainly changed the way colleges recruit students.
PR AT SUNRISE | FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2011
[Social Media] Do’s and Don’ts of a PR Internship
Top 10 Social Media Mentors that PR Students and Publicists Need to Know . Monica Lewinsky is a great example of what NOT to do during your internship, regardless of what industry you are in. Every Friday, PR at Sunrise will continue to offer articles that are written by PR students. Getting the most from your internship can be challenging. Here are a few tips on how to benefit your career the most from interning: Do: Speak up. Contribute ideas and suggestions during meetings. You’ll gain more respect as a professional and lose the “just an intern” title. Pick their brains.
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.
THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012
[Social Media] Why Is Management Failing?
Doing things the same way over and over again even though we have evidence they don’t work: that’s the definition of insanity via What Social Media Means for Leadership | Reply-MC. How do you know when management is failing? When they can’t see through their own smoke. Management failures can happen gradually or suddenly. Gradual failures don’t usually get noticed until suddenly there is a series of crisis that put the entire organization at risk. The smoke gives off signals to those observing the signs of trouble approaching on the horizon. Blinded By Their Own Smoke.
TRADESMEN INSIGHTS | MONDAY, JULY 2, 2012
[Social Media] Ways to Optimize Your Blog for Professional Tradesmen
It’s true optimization is usually associated with search, but you can insure that your content performs well on social media platforms. Make content spreadable - RSS feeds, emails or social media. Marketing Tips Social Marketing Traditional Marketing blogs for professional tradesmen heide cohen optimizing your blog professional tradesmenFor those of us who write blogs, we do it with the sole purpose of sharing insights and tips that hopefully make your job easier. Make your posts easy to read - use headings and bullet points. Those are some thoughts.
TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2012
[Social Media] Protecting Your Online Privacy: How to Keep Your Online Activity Private from Pirates, Hackers and Marketers
The recent proliferation of social media networks has increased awareness of online privacy issues. As a rule, don’t include account numbers, credit card numbers, social security numbers, passwords, etc. Social Networks. This is a guest post by Christopher Wallace. On the surface, some may feel that online privacy is only a concern for those attempting to hide their internet activities. This could not be further from the truth. Online privacy is an issue that impacts ALL of us. The reality is that this is not a practical or desirable solution for most users.
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2012
[Social Media] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & BRNO HDR
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. Freelance Longevity 101: Forging Great Relationships – In this article, I want to share how you can begin forging great relationships and why they matter more than some one-off social interaction – it’s about long-term success. Social Media / Social Networking. Ways To Craft A Consistent Social Media Brand – Want to create a consistent social media brand?
TRADESMEN INSIGHTS | THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 2010
[Social Media] New Product Launches: Don't Overlook Your Distributor Partners
How Do You Measure Social Media Success? 50 Power Twitter Tips to Help B-to-B Marketers Twitter: Steps to Insure Success Adding Social Icons Helps Drive E-mail Marketing Campaigns Whats Your Company Value Proposition? Reach Tradesmen Using a Social Media Map STAFDA Convention-Phoenix Category Cloud Marketing Tips Marketing Tools Marketing Trends Social Marketing Traditional Marketing Twitter Uncategorized Theme Contempt by Vault9. Train/educate distributor sales force - It’s an important step in the process that’s often overlooked.
GAURAVONOMICS | SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 2013
[Social Media] Future of Engagement #6: Social Curation
Media, organizations and brands curate content to drive social engagement. What is Social Curation? Social curation involves aggregating, organizing and sharing content created by others to add context, narrative and meaning to it. Artists, changemakers and organizations use social curation to showcase the full range of conversations around a topic, add more nuance to their own original content, and set the stage to crowdsource content from their community members. The rise of social curation can be attributed to three broad trends.
LOUIS GRAY | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
[Social Media] Blogs Still Trump Streams for Longform Content With a Long Shelf Life
For many, the allure of instant feedback on social networks, and simple quantifiable levels of engagement are enough to call in quits on longer form content. In parallel, ten years into +Charlene Li ''s blogging, she writes, " You just can’t beat the engagement that social media platforms provide, something that blogs on their own can’t do." It''s not as if this is a sudden change, obviously. But when Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and so many other social streams emerged, people learned to communicate in real time. Analytics Blogging Lifestream Scoble social
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2013
[Social Media] Why Pull Marketing Works
This is where social media and search marketing come in. There are two ways that small businesses go about marketing online. They either “push” or “pull.” ” Let’s talk about the difference. Push Marketing is when you push yourself in front of your prospects and offer them a come-on or a sales pitch. Many companies have used this type of marketing for many years. Most marketing in the 20th century falls into the category of Push Marketing. Television advertising is Push Marketing. Radio advertising, billboards, newspaper ads, etc.
IMAGINE YOUR REALITY | THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012
[Social Media] Why you can’t let misfortune run your business or life
My social media business didn’t cut it…not for lack of effort, but because my heart wasn’t in it, and I didn’t want to manage social media accounts for other people. I ran across this article , where this person basically had a run of bad luck like you wouldn’t believe. She lost her home, job, etc. Eventually she turned it around. I don’t even know if I’d call it bad luck…it was just life happening. It happens, but how you deal with it is more important than anything else. Yes, a gift! In failure, you can find success.
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2012
[Social Media] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Chinchilla Love
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. Here are 15 questions to ask about their content, SEO, and social media. Social Media / Social Networking. 13 Ways to Create a Cringeworthy Social Media Presence – this post is going to outline all of the worst offenders we’ve seen in social media. Otherwise, consider these cautionary tales to help protect your own social media strategy.
WRITTENT BLOG | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2014
[Social Media] Anatomy of a Perfect Blog Post
“Racy” and provocative headlines stand out in social media and in search engine results, powering up your ability to capture more first-time visitors to your website. Requesting that readers share the blog on social media. What is the secret behind the perfect blog post? Is it the formatting, the research, the editing, the optimization, or the images? The answer is yes. Yes, to all of those things. There’s quite a few factors that go into exceptional content marketing. Failing to perform any of these areas well can limit your blog’s success.
FEVER BEE | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2010
[Social Media] Using Communities To Change The World: What Non-Profits Need To Change
Most non-profit social media efforts are broadcast-focused and achieve little more than short blips of awareness. Use your existing social media platforms to ask who wants to help on each and then use these as the founding basis. My message to non-profits on social good day, is to switch their social media managers to community managers. This is such a waste of the internet and the self-organizing power the medium offers. Keep these small, tightly focused, communities working on real achievements. It’s a stronger issue. Happy #SocialGood Day.
TAYLOR MAREK | SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2009
[Social Media] But I thought this stimulus package was supposed to help!
Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me But I thought this stimulus package was supposed to help! Oh, don’t even get me started on that path. I’ll let my tweets say it all (be sure to read these in order): [link] [link] [link] [link] [link] If you haven’t already read this post, please do: [link] Taylor is a 21 year old New Media Visionary on a Journey to change the World. Was I wrong in thinking this? Did we do something worse? Yup, it seems we killed the market.
TWIST IMAGE | SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2011
[Social Media] The Rise Of The Online Influencer
Since then, Valeria has been a fireball of passion around the arenas of Digital Marketing, Social Media, Online Community and the true power of an online influencer. media hacks. online social network. social media 101. social media marketing. Episode #241 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. In the early days of online communities, Valeria Maltoni helped build Fast Company Magazine 's online community. We met many years ago, but never got around to recording a Podcast. blogging.
TRADESMEN INSIGHTS | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2010
[Social Media] Manufacturers: 5 Tips to Make the Most out of Open House or.
How Do You Measure Social Media Success? 50 Power Twitter Tips to Help B-to-B Marketers Twitter: Steps to Insure Success Adding Social Icons Helps Drive E-mail Marketing Campaigns Whats Your Company Value Proposition? Reach Tradesmen Using a Social Media Map STAFDA Convention-Phoenix Category Cloud Marketing Tips Marketing Tools Marketing Trends Social Marketing Traditional Marketing Twitter Uncategorized Theme Contempt by Vault9. Yes, I realize that some of you have major market shares in your respective industries. 10′ x 10′ Canopy $150.
WEB METRICS GURU | SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2011
[Social Media] Synthesio Unity Engagement Console
Monitoring and Engagement and integration with Customer Relationship Managers such as Salesforce seems to be the natural step after collecting the Social Data for most organizations but I think the devil is in the details. Many of the platforms I have interfaced with, particularly in Europe and Asia, operate with the idea a customer may not be able, for a variety of reasons, make all the necessary choices in query writing and data cleanness to make the information collect via Social Media Monitoring, worth the effort. This type of approach tends to yield better results.
NAVOLUTIONS | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2014
[Social Media] What To Do About a Filtered Yelp Review
You can also do it via social media, especially if the customer follows you. It’s happened to the best of us. customer goes on Yelp to leave a review, ends up writing a 5 star masterpiece longer than most Hemmingway novels, and Yelp filters it out. Not only is your business deprived of an awesome review – chances are that your formerly satisfied customer is a little ticked off, too. So what do you do about it? Filtered Yelp Reviews are Still Reviews. More importantly, it’s still getting indexed by Google. Why You Should Still Publish Your Filtered Yelp Reviews.
JACOB MORGAN | MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2010
[Social Media] Is Unstructured Collaboration the Key to Business Agility?
Social Media Globetrotter Home Consulting Speaking Travel Blog About SOCIAL MEDIA GLOBETROTTER Is Unstructured Collaboration the Key to Business Agility? What Drew touched upon in the bolded quote above is the very basic premise of a social business; the ability to link and collaborate both internally and externally and to have that information flow both ways. We are now in an era of social media where the data that is being captured is unstructured. Social media has found a home in the consumer products market where immediacy is a clear benefit.
TWITIP | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
[Social Media] It's OK to Have Multiple Twitter Accounts
This all changed as soon as I begun to witness the true power of this popular social networking tool. Those needs, as well as my personal interest in blogging and communicating using social media, dictate that I keep separate profiles to reveal the right information to the right people. 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 Christian Collard @printedproof Do-er of many things, expert at none. Followers want updates that are of interest to them.
THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY | MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2011
[Social Media] Four Strategic Social Experiences
Social technology is flooding the “clouds” with buyer and supplier sentiments toward brands, organizations and individuals. No amount of marketing, advertising or social media strategies will change this. An article in HBR titled Social Strategies That Work by Miko?aj aj Jan Piskorski states: A successful social strategy would focus on work that reduces costs or increases customers’ willingness to pay by helping people establish or strengthen relationships if they do free work on the company’s behalf. Rethinking Business.
TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2009
[Social Media] The Nightmare Public Relations Professional and How to Stop Him
Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Internet , Marketing , Social Media > The Nightmare Public Relations Professional and How to Stop Him The Nightmare Public Relations Professional and How to Stop Him by Tamar Weinberg on September 29, 2009 Share This is a guest post I wrote for new media and PR expert Brian Solis , but I also wanted to share it with my readers. Where do they come off doing that? A few months ago, Brian Solis talked about an off-topic pitch about a social network for plants.
KYLE LACY | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2013
[Social Media] A Guide to Marketing on Tumblr
It is hard to judge the value of a specific social media channel because every brand is different. This content was shared via social media and increased traffic, search ranking, and ultimately sales. Find your customers that are using Tumblr (or another social network) and share their pictures, video, and animated gifs. The next big thing to hit the shelves of digital marketing is a site called Tumblr. Despite the peculiar name, it pulled a massive amount of news when acquired by Yahoo for over $1 Billion dollars earlier this year (yep, that’s a billion).
JACOB MORGAN | WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2010
[Social Media] Implementing Enterprise 2.0 at Intuit, Part One: Business Drivers
Social Media Globetrotter Home Consulting Speaking Travel Blog About SOCIAL MEDIA GLOBETROTTER Implementing Enterprise 2.0 at Intuit, Part One: Business Drivers View Comments July 8th, 2010 Next up in out series of companies that are implementing Enterprise 2.0 is Intuit. So far we covered Oce and Vistaprint. Social CRM, and Social Media strategies. Jacob is also the co-author of Twittfaced, a social media 101 book for business. This was due to the E2.0 initiatives that Intuit pursued. The #1 thing that allowed this to happen?
NOWSOURCING | TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2010
[Social Media] How to Retweet Properly
recently ran a story about 10 Social Media Infographics that received over 1,100 retweets and was featured by Guy Kawasaki. Tags: Twitter retweeting social bites ( Credit ). 2010 is becoming the year of Internet laziness. Many have given up blogging (yes, not updating your blog in the last few months counts as giving up too) and have joined the ranks of the Twitterverse. One simple tip will get you noticed above most Twitter users: Spend an extra 30 seconds before automatically retweeting. know we’re all in a hurry. What’s the solution? Meaningful retweets.
MOBILEGROOVE | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2011
[Social Media] New Mobile Audit Reveals State Of Mobile Commerce Among Leading Brands; Identifies Best Practices
He oversees the strategic direction and tactical execution of key client initiatives in a variety of digital areas, including content & collaboration, commerce, digital marketing, social media and mobile. As a mobile and emerging media strategist, Tom has worked with many leading brands to develop solutions that successfully integrate mobile applications, sites and marketing platforms into true cross-channel initiatives that leverage digital content, commerce and social media capabilities. The growth of mobile online shopping in the U.S. by end-2011.
WWW.FASTCOMPANY.COM | TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 2012
[Social Media] The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites
The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites. Here’s my beef with social platforms today: I don’t think they’re very social at all. As much as Google+, Facebook, and Pinterest promise a way to connect, they’ve also promoted a disconnect--sharing on different platforms, proving a fragmented sense of keeping tabs on any social network. has set out to associate themselves with the craze that is “social curation": What is this Pinterest? No one is really looking at the bigger, underlying picture--the fact that social curation isn’t really social at all.
TWIST IMAGE | THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2011
[Social Media] Humility And Having Something To Say
The main question that brands want answered is: "having spent x amount of dollars over six months ago on a Social Media strategy and executing on it, why isn't our output converting into more sales?" Social Media is a great humility check. it's crucial that whatever amount of people do connect with the content feel like it was valuable and worth sharing within their social graph. Do this to move beyond trying to leverage Social Media as a direct-response selling engine (it can be so much more). social media. Who cares?
PUSHING SOCIAL | FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014
[Social Media] Fired Up Friday
started Pushing Social with the belief that social media provided a stage for ordinary people to show their greatness. In essence, at Pushing Social we believe that our world is filled with 6 Billion Crazy Ones. Take a minute to watch this scene from the movie Jobs, the biopic about Steve Jobs'' life. We often think that the Crazy Ones are "out there". They are the people on TV, in movies, in Washington D.C. or on the stage accepting a Nobel Prize. We routinely say - "One day I will be great." Guess what. You are great. Right now. Get Fired Up.
SOCIALFISH | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2014
[Social Media] 6 Gorgeous Apps With GPS Integration
Last year, it was social; this year, GPS integration is the new must-have for app design. Their cute owl mascot is a fun avian variant on the famous Twitter bird, and their color scheme is just close enough to Twitter’s to remind you what social network you’re using. ———— Sam Peters is an avid blogger and social media whiz. Engaging Through YouTube – Charity Inspiration Six social media tactical articles you need to read What Will Success Look Like? Guest post for SocialFish by Sam Peters. Nike+FuelBand.