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KIKOLANI [Social Media] How Personalized Search Should Affect Blogging Strategies for Ranking
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2011
In the article, I was very critical on social media as a means to make money online because, as I put it, the social crowd were readers rather than “buyers. But one thing that very few people are talking about is personalized search and how it could affect who sees what and more importantly, is the reason why expanding your reach in social media may be an effective way to actually ranking in the search engines. Why Social Should Suddenly Matter to Bloggers and Marketers Alike. My Favorite 2010 Search & Social Awards Nominees.
BILL HARTZER [Social Media] On Making Your Own Cost Efficient Business WordPress Websites
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2013
You can completely manage your website in regards to content and media via WordPress and you can find out more on how to use the app by checking out this easy step-by-step video on how to make a mobile friendly WordPress site. With a little bit of effort and a little more tweaking using optimization and social media integration, it wouldn’t be long before you can see your site growing with a lot of visitors and consumers that are targeted specifically for your product or service. 'By Dean Chester. Now the average cost of web hosting is just under $10 a month.
TWIST IMAGE [Social Media] A New Kind Of Startup
| SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2012
online social network. social media. Episode #315 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Julien Smith (co-author of Trust Agents with Chris Brogan and the author of The Flinch ) was downright mad at me. We have lunch on a frequent basis and we're constantly slamming ideas and names at one another. It makes for a lively conversation. The other week, he was downright disgusted with me because I had never met Chris Guillebeau. This idea of non-conformity and unconventionalism is a theme that binds Chris' life. brand.
PROBLOGGER [Social Media] Make an Offer they Can’t Refuse: 5 Tactics for Stronger Calls to Action
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013
Christopher Jan Benitez writes helpful articles about social media, small business, and print marketing, in particular full color brochure printing. This guest post is by Christopher Jan Benitez of PrintRunner.com. For site owners to increase their profit, they need to strengthen their calls to action (CTA). Websites earn from visitors who click on a button or banner. This leads them down the conversation funnel until they reach the end of the funnel where they become a lead, if not a customer. ProBlogger has said much about calls to action here and here. Color. Placement.
WAXING UNLYRICAL [Social Media] An Ode To Monday
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011
Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali An Ode To Monday February 7th, 2011 Tweet You wake up to Monday ; what will it bring? You look through your tweetup invitations galore And balance “being social with being a pain. Hustle and bustle; and perhaps some stress; Perhaps a new client – do you hear “cha-ching ? More work than play… likely more than less. Someone will want to “pick your brain You’ll sigh; not again , you think with some ire.
TWIST IMAGE [Social Media] What Seth Said
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2012
The power of social media is in how we can all get ideas to spread. social media. I'm not a marketing apologist. For everything that marketing can be, it isn't. The truth as to why I am proud to consider myself a marketer is because of what the profession (and the industry) can be. Just this past week, I published both a blog post and a podcast conversation with Scott Stratten (aka UnMarketing on Twitter ) - you can read the blog post here: Are You In The Business of Awesome? In the end, these little Twitter spats never affect these corporations in a meaningful way.
TWIST IMAGE [Social Media] Scenes From The Frontlines
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2012
can only imagine the time, energy and money that this business has put into their Digital Marketing and Social Media efforts. social media. A post Christmas story that is worthy of your attention. was in the market for luggage. Not the usual business travel, but a luggage set for the family. We decided that we were looking to invest to get something of quality. went over to the store the day after Boxing Day to see if there was anything left and/or anything on special. found what I was looking for (sort of). Here is a paraphrase of the conversation that took place.
PROBLOGGER [Social Media] How to Quit Your Job, Move to Paradise, and Get Paid to Change the World
| TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2011
found businesses who wanted to cash in on social media, and I developed their strategy. This guest post is by Jon Morrow of Copyblogger. After all, that’s the dream, right? Forget the mansions and limousines and other trappings of Hollywood-style wealth. Sure, it would be nice, but for the most part, we bloggers are simpler souls with much kinder dreams. We want to quit our jobs, spend more time with our families, and finally have time to write. We want the freedom to work when we want, where we want. Right? Well, let me tell you a little story… How I quit my job.
THE BLAKERY [Social Media] Though tech makes media experience perfect, the story of imperfection gains popularity
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2012
We’re getting close to putting the actual imperfect “reality” into media. As a result of an increasingly transparent world thanks to social media, the fabric of our culture is shifting. With reality shows and social media, we’re seeing less of a focus on being perfect, and more of a focus on what it is to be human–what it is to be imperfect. branding Customer Engagement Strategy advertising brand story content holidays imperfection martin lindstrom media storyWe’re seeing more scripts about imperfection. image source.
THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY [Social Media] The Social Flights Industry Profile
| SATURDAY, APRIL 9, 2011
The only solution is to become part of the community and that’s why we rely on Social Media. Change Factors Disruptive Factors Market Factors Strategic Factors aircraft fleet aviation charter operation destination traveler empty legs FAA faa regulations ferry flights fruit integration Jet Low marqui jet operation Operators order private air travel schedule aircraft scheduling social standard charter transaction transportation travel wayThere are many companies trying to do a better job of providing private air travel. Charter Operators. Low Hanging Fruit.
THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY [Social Media] A Grand Central Value Game
| THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011
Few people realize that there is nothing new about the Social Graph. With the advent of Social Media and collaborative gaming technologies, “Value Games” may be created to solve many of the world’s most complex problems while also releasing vast amounts of value to a social system simply by reorganizing the same players on a three dimensional playing field interacting around any shared asset. Facebook did not invent it – in fact, Graph Theory is a branch of discrete mathematics that was first developed back in the 1700’s by a Swiss Physicist named Leonard Euler.
SOCIALNOMICS [Social Media] Webinar: Myth of the Fan Page
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2011
Who: Marketing, Advertising and Social Media Executives. Webinar: Myth of the Fan Page. What : Q and A session with Erik Qualman, followed by a demonstration of Loyalty Rewards Platform Bamboo. When : Thursday September 15th, 2011, 2:30 pm Eastern. Where : Click Here to Register. Let’s face it, Facebook Fan pages can be cool, but they are limited in their reach and efficacy. In fact some studies suggest that 90% of the people who “like you , never come back! Join us on September 1st, at 1pm Eastern time, for a Q and A with renown speaker and author, Mr. Erik Qualman!
JANET FOUTS [Social Media] Google Plus and personal privacy
| SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 2011
In the case of an activist, a worker in a domestic violence shelter, public figure, or person who needs to have some level of privacy should they be using social media at all? This post showed up on Google Plus on Saturday from journalist Andy Carvin , and I think it raises quite a few flags for anyone thinking about using Google products, including Google Plus. The responses below are copied from Andy’s post on Google Plus ( here’s the original if you’re on G+ ). The comments are Carvin’s. No one is forcing you to use it. Googleplus G+ Google Plus
GEOFF LIVINGSTON [Social Media] Steve Jobs Breaks the No News Cycle
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2011
Further, Jobs’ sudden departure from the day to day helm of Apple broke a monotonous summer of no technology/social media news. Image by Annie Bannannie. Contrary to popular speculation, Steve Jobs is not dead, at least not yet. But it is hard to blame people for the dramatic belief that the icon’s end is near given his ongoing health issues and his weight loss. Really, how many more Google+ blog posts can we read? Perhaps it’s simply time to balance his life a little more because life (health, family, mind, etc.) demands it. Keep breathing the air, Steve.
GEOFF LIVINGSTON [Social Media] #crisisdata: Getting Ready for the Emergency Social Data Summit
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2010
Are you aware of the American Red Cross’s Emergency Social Data Summit on Thursday – or #crisisdata on Twitter. To give you an idea how important this issue is, ARC just released survey results that show 74 percent of civilians in need who post a cry for help online via social media expect a response. During this two week period, I’ve come to understand how much the good people at the American Red Cross and the response industry feel about social cries for help. Full disclosure: I’m working on this project. Experimentation with Different Tools.
BILL HARTZER [Social Media] Foursquare Review: Why You Should Check In
| SATURDAY, JANUARY 8, 2011
Foursquare is a social networking website that works off the location of its users. Overall, Foursquare is definitely a game changer for the social media landscape. I’m not sure how far all of it will go, but you can definitely bet that companies that take full advantage of the potential of Foursquare will come out on top in the social media arena. Social NetworkingWhen I’m traveling around town, sometimes I like to stop in a coffee shop , and get something to drink, or stop over at a local restaurant for a bite to eat. Digg this!
PUSHING SOCIAL [Social Media] Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself
| SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2010
This is the 58th post on Pushing Social. Tags: Social Media If you listen closely, you’ll see why many people fail to achieve success. “I’m not an expert. “They are different than me. “I’ll never have that talent. and so on… I’m a fan of modesty and humility. Nothing inspires leadership and fierce devotion more than a humble leader. But someone who hides behind modesty is at best lazy and at worst a coward. So if you are turning self-deprecation into a lifestyle then…check yourself before you wreck yourself.
PUSHING SOCIAL [Social Media] You Are the New Community Manager – Now What?
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2010
Home About Pushing Social #FF Gratitude Journal 4 My Tweeps Archives Contact Subscribe Pushing Social You Are the New Community Manager – Now What? Get Connected Social Media is chock-full of hype-free thinkers. DON’T WING IT Social Media is tough when you don’t have a plan to organize your day-to-day activities. tweetdiner Let’s Meet on Facebook Featured On Pushing Social / Social Media / Uncategorized / You Are the New Community Manager – Now What? Share Email This Congratulations!
GAURAVONOMICS [Social Media] Six Reasons Why I Only Wear Black | Gauravonomics Blog For.
| MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 2010
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 « How To Be Happy: Spend Money on Experiences, Not Things How To Give Away Things You Own But No Longer Need » Six Reasons Why I Only Wear Black Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! Fellow, launched crowd-sourced election monitoring platform Vote Report India and co-founded social media agency 2020 Social.
WEB METRICS GURU [Social Media] The Presidential Debates & Election – Web Journal October 10th-17th, 2012
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2012
On the other hand, it’s really hard to find instances in social media around the debates where one candidate is mentioned, but not the other. Since so much on Social is someone’s tweet, in this case, that’s repeated, it’s difficult to say just how representative Twitter really is (which was one of the points I made in my AllAnalytics.com article). From what I have heard on Cable/TV there are really 3 battleground states, Florida, Ohio and Virginia (assuming North Virginia). Journal. More about both later. web journal
ENGAGING BRAND [Social Media] How the Word of Mouse is Making Life Easier
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
Communicate - Think about how you can it to exchange information - remember to look at different ways from apps, social media and augmented reality. 'This week on The Engaging Brand podcast , i interviewed Marc Oftrofsky about how The World of Mouse is changing the way we live. know you like little summaries, so I asked cartoon Bob to put together the Word of Mouse reminder for you. The word of mouse is helping us to live easier, healthier lives. Challenge yourself to think about how the Word of Mouse. Learn - Think about how you can acquire and absorb new information. technolog
DIVA MARKETING BLOG [Social Media] Ron Strauss On Knowledge Sharing As A B2B Strategy
| MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2009
One of my joys is helping marketers understand how to use social media to build brand value. In the workshops and speeches I give one of the most Frequently Asked Questions goes like this: "When it comes to social media marketing all I seem to see is consumer products and programs that target moms. Can social media be used in a business-to-business environment? That question always brings a smile since the business roots (versus the personal application) of social media began with the tech blogs and than were adopted by small business owners.
MICRO PERSUASION [Social Media] Getting the Mosterous from Posterous - The Steve Rubel Stream
| THURSDAY, JULY 1, 2010
Posterous is also a mini social network. very keen insight - a look at all the social media sites shows a lot of fluff! am curious (as a new Posterous user myself) how to include multiple images and media inline like you did. From the email style post, it looks like you can only have the pictures and media appear in a set place in your post, yet this post is more "bloggie". Chris with Apple Mail and new Gmail labs you can position media within the email, as opposed to merely attaching it Jul 01, 2009 Stephanie Sammons said. Shouldnt you? Strange!
THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY [Social Media] What Does “Free” Cost?
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2010
Most if not all of the social sites and tools are “free for use. With the exponential growth of all things social businesses and individuals have flocked to use of social media as a means for generating new revenue. The most successful social games never outright require you to spend a dime — but they do make it clear what you’re missing out on. “Free” is a word that gets lots of attention. Buy one and get one free, win a free IPad and other “free marketing messages surround us on-line and off line. But the cost is more than what you “pay”.
THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY [Social Media] Do Marketer’s Frustrate You?
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2010
The business of every business is connecting people, producing media and enabling communications. All this “social stuff has created new dynamics that require new thinking about old strategies and processes that create disconnects. Social media has made frustrations obvious, viral and personal. Ever notice what frustrates people? Marketers need to pay attention to experiences that create frustrations for people. Frustration is an emotion that occurs in situations where one is blocked from reaching a personal or professional objectives.
SOCIALNOMICS [Social Media] 3 Reasons Why Twitter Profitablity Is Near
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2010
Social Commerce. This is the tip of social commerce; which takes word-of-mouth to world-of-mouth. Inherently, these two social media giants have the platform for a much better search experience – social search. The people at Google are very smart, but even they may not be able to avoid the seismic shift of social search that is coming our way. By Erik Qualman. With 160 million* users, the release of the new Twitter interface could easily turn the Twitter blue into a vibrant green of cash. And this should be quite a party. And what are readers great for?
DREW'S MARKETING MINUTE [Social Media] Do you know who you’re selling to?
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2011
But for many of us -- in this world of social media, consumer driven content and a 24/7 world -- we start talking to our customers before they're even on the radar screen as a customer. Selling isn't a one size fits all proposition. I'm not telling you anything new when I say -- the more you know about your prospect, the better the experience for all concerned. We've all read the sales books that talk about being observant when you walk into someone's office. RainToday ran a very smart article that talked about the 8 buyer personas. Gradual Greg.
MYRLAND MARKETING [Social Media] Lawyers: Stop Hiding. You Have To Market Your Marketing.
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
You should not be afraid to consider some of these practices: Establish a presence in Social Media so you can share your blog posts every now and then. 'While The Rest of the World Was Advertising. have worked with lawyers since 1997. Many of you are pretty conservative when it comes to marketing. Part of this originates with the fact that lawyer advertising, as you know, wasn’t technically allowed before 1977. Arizona State Bar 433 U.S. 350 (1977).” ” 1977…yes, in the grand scheme of things, this is still pretty recent. State Bar of Arizona , 433 U.S.
CHRIS BROGAN [Social Media] Following Does Not Equal Attention
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
Not following means that the person has made other choices with what they want to focus on with that social network. Friends and Social Networks. Thanks to social networks, we tend to use the word “friend a lot. There are many people we feel we’ve come to know via social media, but that we don’t know very well, when we stop and think about it. It’s what social media lets us do. Second, I’m not sure how loyalty is equal to whether or not you follow someone on a social network. That’s your worry. Own it.
JEFF ESPOSITO [Social Media] Mooning Bikers, Crashing Trains & Graffiti
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2013
The 5 basic rules of calculating fan/like/follower value – this is an older post from Oliver Blanchard that I re-read the other day and think it is a worthwhile bookmark for folks working in the social media space. This was one hectic week in the office. Despite missing one day with a stomach bug, it feels like I’ve been pulled through the ringer for a full seven days. How was your week? Any big weekend plans? For me, it’s hanging out with the baby and then plopping my ass down for about seven hours of football to determine the two teams in the Super Bowl. The Scoop on Content.
CROWD MEDIA [Social Media] Digital Immersion: Meet Generation Y
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2013
Privacy as we knew it was thrown out the window , in much part degraded by networked communications and convergent technologies; most recently manifested as that opinion and generation divider ‘social media’. Consider emerging young leaders who view digital media as a daily part of their lives; as ‘online’ and ‘offline’ continually converge will you remain relevant to them? Now let’s be clear; I’m in no way encouraging you to blindly dive into digital immersion, to sign up to every social platform out there and boldly go where you have never gone before!
PROBLOGGER [Social Media] 3 Reasons No One Comes Back to Your Blog—and How to Fix It
| TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 2012
There are three main reasons why people don’t come back to your site after they initially find their way to it, whether that’s via a guest post, Google, or social media: 1. This guest post is by Alexander Heyne of Milk the pigeon. You do a series of incredibly useful posts that get a great response, or you get some massive traffic spikes from guest posting, Stumbleupon, Youtube, or your content randomly going viral. Your content teaches people something useful, it’s immediately applicable, and you get tons of comments and feedback, so you know it hit the spot…. What gives?
PROBLOGGER [Social Media] Quality Vs. Volume: The Traffic Spectrum, and How Bloggers Can Harness It
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2012
links to social media/rss subscriptions. When I click a shared link on social media, I’m in either “entertainment” or “intrigue” mode. I’d guess that viral traffic that comes through contextual links is likely to have higher expectations of your blog than that coming through social media—I know this is true for me as a user. The fact is that a lot viral traffic coming through social media isn’t often strongly targeted. But as connectedness increases, so does competition. in time. How can we?
DANNY BROWN [Social Media] My Comment Policy - Danny Brown
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2010
You might also like: Social Media Bashing is Boring as Hell Why Affiliate Marketers Piss Me Off Why You’ll Never See Ads on DannyBrown.me dont know that Ive ever really considered it in relation to my blog - at least not in any formal way - but I think youre modelling something really socially useful here. There is no place for hatred and profanity on blogs about marketing and social media. Share 1 save One of the things I’ve been considering for a while is having an official comment policy. That hasn’t changed. So why a comment policy? Good to go?
SOCIAL WAYNE [Social Media] Why writing and blogging are so important
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2011
Then I usually follow up with some ways to create blog topics and justify blogging and the whole social media building relationships, you can’t rely on news media etc. flickr photo By futurowoman. If you heard me speak at a conference or panel before a common line I will often say about why people should blog is that if you don’t tell your story then who will? You get the picture. But what is Blogging? Blogging is telling a story, blogging is sharing your opinion, blogging is reporting news and more. But at the core, blogging is writing!
STEVE RUBEL [Social Media] The Nine Types of Browser Home Pages - The Steve Rubel Stream
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 2010
In any case I prefer a home page where I have access to my RSS feeds, e-mail and social media sites in one place. The Steve Rubel Stream Edit Delete Autopost 12 Aug 2009 The Nine Types of Browser Home Pages via technobabble2dot0.wordpress.com My colleagues in the UK have an interesting post up about the the nine most common types of browser home pages. tend to fluctuate between iGoogle and Google. Whats yours and why? am always interested in how users set patterns to bow they use the Net - if at all. Since I started using Google Chrome, I dont use a home page anymore. Netvibes 2.
STEVE RUBEL [Social Media] Gallery: How the Leading Social Sites Describe Themselves - The.
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 2010
The Steve Rubel Stream Edit Delete Autopost 26 Aug 2009 Gallery: How the Leading Social Sites Describe Themselves I just wrapped up a nine-day swing through California, the majority of which I was in Silicon Valley. In the gallery below I pulled together the welcome screens that grace some of the more popular social networks and communities on the web. Digg Facebook Foursquare Friendfeed language marketing positioning social networks StumbleUpon Twitter Permalink Tweet Comments 9 Comments Aug 26, 2009 Daniel Fath said. Heres a small example of what I mean. Who are you?
CHRIS BROGAN [Social Media] How Influence SHOULD Work
| TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013
In fact, if you’re in marketing and sales and you’re not reading more books on psychology and fewer books on “social media,” then I’m not sure what you’re hoping to accomplish. And do I really have a lot of influence over social media? I’m obsessed with how influence should work, and more so, how it doesn’t. 200,000 people will read this post at some point over this month. If I ask you (you!) But that won’t happen. Because maybe special needs isn’t your cause. Because you wanted to do so but got busy.
PROBLOGGER [Social Media] 4 Simple Growth Strategies Any Breakthrough Blog Can Learn From Pinterest
| SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2012
I’m pretty sure you’ve heard all the media outlets singing its praise: the fastest growing site. how its a step forward in the evolution of social media. Sometimes in the middle of our social media, SEO, and direct marketing efforts we forget that great service is still the best form of marketing. This guest post is by Mike Holmes of Biblical Startup for Business Owners. You don’t need me to tell you about Pinterest do you? its user base is mostly female. its breakthrough rise from obscurity. how marketers are using it. how marketers CAN use it. you ask.
LOUIS GRAY [Social Media] Reaching 1 Billion Monthly Users, Clearspring Adds On $20M
| TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2011
Alongside the boom in social media consumption, the world of social sharing, delivering content from a siloed source to a social destination has exploded in the last few years, as casual and professional media alike are scrapping for ways to bring their content to the fast-flowing streams of Twitter , Facebook , LinkedIn and more. Interestingly, as captured in that post from 18 months or so ago, Facebook at the time accounted for 28 percent of all social sharing. More: louisgray.com | RSS | Buzz | E-mail | Cell: 408 646.2759. Funding AddThis
BILL HARTZER [Social Media] KeywordSmash Free Keyword Research Tool Launched
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 2009
Social Media Sites (what people are talking about on the social media sites). As a blogger, online marketer, writer, and a shameless self-promoter, I am always on the hunt for content and ideas for creating online content. totally agree with whoever coined the phrase, “content is king. have to admit that sometimes I get writer’s block or, as I like to call it, “promoter’s block. Whatever you call it, sometimes you just need a place to start, a place to enter a keyword phrase to get started. finally found that place, called KeywordSmash!
NET-SAVVY EXECUTIVE [Social Media] The Summer Reading Post
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2012
This one's weaker as a novel, but it raises serious issues: Black-hat PR in social media. It seems that I'm late posting this year's "what I read this summer" post. That's to be expected, since I'm behind on the reading pile, too. But summer is giving us an encore this week, so here's my chance to share some of the interesting things I've read with you. Attack of the killer drones I read mostly nonfiction these days, but I did take a summer diversion with two books by Daniel Suarez, who's making a run for the techno-thriller trophy. The attribution challenge of cyber warfare.
ACIDLABS [Social Media] acidlabs in Research News
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2009
acidlabs in Research News October 6, 2009 in posts I was interviewed for a piece in this month’s Research News from the Australian Market & Social Research Society entitled A research dilemma: Confidentiality breaches. Related posts Corporate reputation and social media… duh (1) BarCamp Sydney #4 – Saturday, 15 November 2008 (0) Why are we even arguing about this? 8) What will the future of media look like? 15) What does a social media consultant do? Collaboration. Community. Enjoy! For mine, what you say makes perfect sense.
SIMON MAINWARING [Social Media] The Experience Revolution: How Augmented Reality is about to change how you live, advertise and brand
| MONDAY, JULY 13, 2009
Social networking has already transformed our most intimate, emotionally-based relationships into their technological equivalents, enhancing a real life experience while also compromising direct experience. lot when you consider that one out of every seven minutes of media consumption today now takes place on mobile devices (according to new research from IPG’s Universal McCann and AOL). Related posts: April 14, 2010 -- Twitter’s ad platform: Will advertising be the death of social media? recent example is the great London Tube app below. Credit: Attelmann.de.
TWIST IMAGE [Social Media] Marketing Talent
| FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012
As technology becomes the beachfront to the marketing industry along with great creative work, there is an ever-growing chasm of between digital, social, mobile, analytics and the professionals doing the work. social media. There is a shortage of talent in the marketing pool. Yes, the industry is filled with smart and talented people (some of them may even be out of work), but there is still a shortage. We need more people. Not just more people, but smarter and more informed people (think multi-disciplinary). It's not something that I, alone, struggle with at Twist Image.
TWIST IMAGE [Social Media] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #63
| SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2011
My friends: Alistair Croll ( BitCurrent , Year One Labs , GigaOM , Human 2.0 , the author of Complete Web Monitoring and Managing Bandwidth: Deploying QOS in Enterprise Networks), Hugh McGuire ( The Book Oven , LibriVox , iambik , PressBooks , Media Hacks ) and I decided that every week or so the three of us are going to share one link for one another (for a total of six links) that each individual feels the other person "must see" Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another: Lizards Rapidly Evolve After Introduction to Island - National Geographic. Slate.
JEFF ESPOSITO [Social Media] Carnival #FAIL, Sesame Street AR and a 55-gallon drum of lube
| FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012
Over the past few years Sesame Street has been doing some really cool things with technology and new media, this playset is no different: The Cruelty of Childhood Cancer – and What You Can Do – one of the biggest things that I fear as a father is having something wrong with my son or future children. Carnival Cruise Lines Silent About Latest Accident – I see a lot of things that would be classified as social media fails, Yep that's the Carnival ship I met wifey on. This may have been one of the longest four-day weeks that I can remember. How was your week?
PROBLOGGER [Social Media] The Power of Personal
| SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2012
But look around, and you’ll see that personal stories have become a mainstay of the media more generally. We have the social media explosion, where anyone and everyone has the opportunity to “go viral” and enjoy their fifteen minutes of fame. Those you’re connected to: whether they’re family , friends, industry contacts , colleagues, or social media connections, relating the stories, experiences, and perspectives of those around you can give a really personal feel to a post. Personal stories are big. We have reality t.v.
WAXING UNLYRICAL [Social Media] Weekly Roundup: Unleash Your Lady Gaga
| SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2010
Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Weekly Roundup: Unleash Your Lady Gaga October 3rd, 2010 Tweet Whatever you think about Lady Gaga , you have to admit she does one thing extremely well: she commands attention. Image: Lori Tingey via Flickr, CC 2.0 That’s pretty important when you’re on stage, even if you’re not a professional performer. Commanding attention becomes even more important when you’re making a presentation. Thanks so much for stopping by WUL!
WAXING UNLYRICAL [Social Media] Meandering Through Measurement
| SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2010
Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Meandering Through Measurement November 20th, 2010 Tweet Measurement takes a holiday What happens when you get a roomful of communicators listening to a bunch of speakers on measurement? It’s not what you think. In this joint post, Sean Williams and I sat atop the ivory tower after Day 1 of the IABC Research & Measurement Conference – and issued what my husband would call “grand pronouncements.” doubt mine will be as riveting as yours.” Was I mean?
ABSOLUTE PA [Social Media] Productivity: 6 Secrets to Squeezing the Most From Your Day
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2010
This applies to emails, smartphones, and any other online tools such as Skype or 3rd party social media applications. There are so many aspects to running a business, and as a small business owner you’re expected to do all of them! Wearing a variety of hats, getting involved in areas that you don’t enjoy, understand or simply aren’t interested in. This can make maintaining productivity and motivation difficult. The key to remaining productive at work is largely down to good organisational skills, and as a virtual assistant being organised is second nature! Minimise Distractions.
WEB METRICS GURU [Social Media] The Business of Influence – Philip Sheldrake
| SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 2011
Following the rise and rise of social media, how can we make sense of the noise in our marketplace to help us achieve our objectives and beat our competitors? Perhaps the overlap with my book is in step 4, above, which I deal with in Social Media Analytics which will be published on August 19th (wish it was earlier, but who knows – maybe it will be). I’ve certainly made that argument at McGraw Hill and MediaBistro Socialize 2011 yesterday ( see my presentations on my last post ). But this much we know from the Editorial Review and inside cover.
CHRIS BROGAN [Social Media] Two Books to Check Out
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2011
The first is No Bullshit Social Media: The All-Business, No-Hype Guide to Social Media Marketing (amazon affiliate link) by Jason Falls and Erik Deckers, which reads about exactly as the title would have you believe. The second book is Smart Business, Social Business: A Playbook for Social Media in Your Organization (amazon aff link) by Michael Brito, which is much more a book for someone pushing social media into an organization (medium to larger sized business). I’ve been behind in doing video book reviews lately.
ALEX BLOM [Social Media] decisions: the future of this blog?
| MONDAY, JULY 27, 2009
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 Decisions: The future of this blog? create fresh, unique Internet Marketing and Social Media campaigns tailored to help you grow. How to Build & Sell Through a Community Part 2: Why? by Alexander Blom on July 27, 2009 in Tidbits Spread it! It was a while ago now that I tweeted there would be more personal updates on this blog.
ALEX BLOM [Social Media] innovate, don't defend
| MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2009
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 Innovate, Don’t Defend by Alexander Blom on August 3, 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? Probably because nobody else sells the tickets. Monopolies rarely last. WordPress Admin
GAURAVONOMICS [Social Media] Hindu Story on Citizen Activism and Online Petitions
| SUNDAY, MARCH 6, 2011
Gaurav Mishra, a social media analyst and blogger agrees. If you liked this post, consider inviting me to speak at a conference or workshop , or asking MSLGROUP to create a social media strategy for your brand. Media Activist Citizen Activism Digital Activism Facebook Hindu Ladder of Engagement Online Petitions TwitterI was recently quoted in a Hindu story on citizen activism and online petitions. Each step is important, as it makes it possible for activists to engage their supporters at the next level. Vasudha Venugopal. Not an end”.
PROBLOGGER [Social Media] 15 Blogger Resources Not Previously Featured on ProBlogger
| THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011
social-media conference directory. This is a guest post by the creators of the new site Bloggers’ Domain: 369 (and counting) blog tips, tools and resources. One of the most exciting things about being a blogger is finding new ways to improve your blogging experience. Whether that’s by implementing a new plugin to give your site extra functionality, finding an untapped traffic source to boost your reader numbers, discovering a resource that will help you create more entertaining posts, or learning of a website that’ll reignite your blogging mojo. Hello Bar. What is it? Lanyrd.
BILL HARTZER [Social Media] Do you Know what your Reputation is Online? Review your Links and Find Out
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2012
Some of them may be social media profiles due to the explosive use of it online today. It is very important that you know what your online reputation is. Many consumers are quite diligent in doing such an investigation before they buy something online. It doesn’t matter how good your product or service is or the price… if they can’t find good information from other consumers about your business they won’t buy it. There is just too much of a risk that it will be a road to disaster. Type in your company name and see what comes up. Learn from what is being said too.
MICRO PERSUASION [Social Media] Solid Tips for Managing Your Online Social Life - The Steve Rubel.
| THURSDAY, JULY 8, 2010
Steve Rubel owns this site 5,034 subscribers The Steve Rubel Stream 8 Jul 2009 Solid Tips for Managing Your Online Social Life MakeUseOf has two great sets of tips for staying on top of your online social life, without letting it run you. This one is my particular favorite - a mind map of your online social life. With MindManager, you can tag and include hyperlinks to each social network within your map and quickly access relevant communities systematically. Thats one crowded social life online. Steve is using Posterous to post everything online. Steve!
BRASS TACK THINKING [Social Media] Coming Soon: Brass Tack Reading
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
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. Brass Tack Thinking Make Things Happen Home About Amber Naslund Tamsen McMahon Contact Speaking Amber Naslund Tamsen McMahon Brass Tack Reading Archives Coming Soon: Brass Tack Reading September 27, 2010 | by Amber Naslund View Comments I’m a confessed bibilophile. absolutely love books, and I read voraciously. know Tamsen reads like a madwoman, too. First off, blog posts are fleeting. of approval.
- [Social Media] On building new communities
Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed On building new communities March 21, 2010 in Community Building , new communities | Tags: "knight foundation" "knight news information challenge" I’m heading to LA tomorrow, to speak to the winners of the 2010 Knight Community Information Challenge during their three-day boot camp at USC Annenberg. days ago This one caught my attention: Junk research, shabby journalism and social media. Wish me luck.
KIKOLANI [Social Media] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Facebook Reassurance
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2011
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. Keyword Research Alternatives for Mobile, News, Social, Image & Video Optimization – Here are a mix of keyword tools and ways to use them in order customize keyword research for the increasing diversity of content types and methods of search. Social Media / Social Networking – Facebook Edition. The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing. Business / Career. Photo of the Week.
WAXING UNLYRICAL [Social Media] Blogging for Grasshoppers: The Most Numerous Steps To Do The.
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2010
Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Blogging for Grasshoppers: The Most Numerous Steps To Do The Greatest Thing Ever October 14th, 2010 Tweet by Herwin Icasiano; this is part of the Blogging for Grasshoppers series Do you want to know how to do the greatest thing EVER in EASY , numerous steps?! He does his best to stay informed on politics, tech, music, cultures, and social media. Image: jim crossley via Flickr, CC 2.0 Sorry, I won’t be telling you in this post.
SOCIALNOMICS [Social Media] Video Marketing – The Basics
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013
Utilise The Power of Social Sharing. Cracking social media isn’t always easy, but the power of a social share is unquestionable. Sharing online video on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and other social sites allows you to reach an almost limitless audience. One share to your primary audience could generate further social shares within that group, thus reaching audiences you’ve never interacted with before and spreading your video’s message way beyond your current online reach. 'Still terrified by the world of video marketing?
JASON YORMARK [Social Media] 5 Awful Website User Experiences | jasonyormark.com
| TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 2010
Exception here is if you use Facebook Connect or the Twitter API to allow users to use their existing social media profiles to log in. jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Web Design / 5 Awful Website User Experiences | Subcribe via RSS 5 Awful Website User Experiences June 22nd, 2010 Posted in Web Design Tweet Share One of the most frustrating things I experience on a regular basis is bad website UI. The worst thing about it is that most times, websites do them on purpose to increase click-throughs or drive traffic to their websites.
JASON YORMARK [Social Media] 5 Awful Website User Experiences
| TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 2010
Exception here is if you use Facebook Connect or the Twitter API to allow users to use their existing social media profiles to log in. jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Web Design / 5 Awful Website User Experiences | Subcribe via RSS 5 Awful Website User Experiences June 22nd, 2010 Posted in Web Design Tweet Share One of the most frustrating things I experience on a regular basis is bad website UI. The worst thing about it is that most times, websites do them on purpose to increase click-throughs or drive traffic to their websites.
BLOG.2CREATEAWEBSITE.COM [Social Media] How to Become a Stellar Guest Blogger
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011
It does take time (like any social media community it requires commitment to turn successful), so only join if you plan a solid guest blogging strategy. Only include a few links (don’t link to all your sites and social media profiles – many URLs inside the message body may get your email right into the spam box where it will remain unnoticed). Ann blogs on search marketing and social media. Lisa’s Note: This is a very solid article by Ann, so I hope you take the time to absorb her information. b) Plan your time in advance. got it now.
PROBLOGGER [Social Media] 3 Lessons for Bloggers, Gangnam Style
| SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 2013
The thing that took him to that position was the fact that he inspired the influencers in the music world, who spread it all over social media. This guest post is by Ali Zia Khan of [link]. The PSY Gangnam Style video : you watched it … but missed some key points about blogging. That’s right, blogging. As bloggers, we can learn extremely useful lessons from things that are unrelated to our topic. Yesterday, I listened to the song. Replayed it, and replayed it again. kept listening to the song for around half an hour. Why did I keep listening to the song? Innovate.
TWIST IMAGE [Social Media] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #34
| SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2011
My friends: Alistair Croll ( BitCurrent , Year One Labs , GigaOM , Human 2.0 , the author of Complete Web Monitoring and Managing Bandwidth: Deploying QOS in Enterprise Networks), Hugh McGuire ( The Book Oven , LibriVox , iambik , Media Hacks ) and I decided that every week or so the three of us are going to share one link for one another (for a total of six links) that each individual feels the other person "must see" Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another: St Matthew Island - Recombinant Records. media hacks. media pundit. social media.
JEFF ESPOSITO [Social Media] Password protection, Enzyte and pens for women
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 2012
NFL comes next week as does the second annual Jeffesposito.com weekly picks via social media buzz with some added twists. You don’t want reporters to Tweet out of respect for the person asking the questions in a press conference… interesting… does that mean that Urban Meyer will respect the media too? It is Labor Day weekend and I am pretty sure that most of you have clocked out already. Be safe and enjoy this week’s edition of Five for Friday. am not one to judge, but if you fit the bill, please read this. Seriously Ohio State? Is brand hatred more powerful than affinity?
TWIST IMAGE [Social Media] The New Small
| SUNDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2010
media hacks. online social network. social media 101. social media marketing. Episode #234 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Phil Simon is an IT guy and a small business owner. He just published his third business book, The New Small. We often forget that a small business now has access to many kinds of technology that used to be reserved for major corporations with budgets and infrastructures to make them deliver. Enjoy the conversation. bite size edits. blogging. blue sky factory. itunes.
ACIDLABS [Social Media] Gov 2.0 culture needs nurture (and a catalyst) – and we're not.
| THURSDAY, JULY 29, 2010
Taskforce’s recommendations the government has also accepted all of the recommendations of the Moran Review , which supports and expands on the work of the Taskforce the APSC has issued crystal clear guidance for public servants on using social tools several agencies have issued their own policies and guidance that could be adopted by other agencies Yet, the reticence to engage persists. The predominant use of social tools by government remains outward bound, transmitting old style messages via new tools. Collaboration. Community. Gov 2.0 agree with her, wholeheartedly.
SPIN SUCKS [Social Media] What B2B Marketers Learned in 2011 and What’s Next
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2011
With the use of social media growing, marketers who want to be effective will relearn the art of conversation for a digital environment. Today’s guest post is written by Ardath Albee. was invited to join the panel of a roundtable over on Focus last week to share my thoughts on what B2B marketers learned in 2011 and make a few “bold” predictions about what’s coming at them in 2012. was joined by Adam Needles , Michael Brenner and Craig Rosenberg. The discussion got a bit lively, and you can listen to the archive. Five Things B2B Marketers Learned in 2011. Bravo!
SOCIAL WAYNE [Social Media] Day 6: People of color impacting the social web – Sherri L. Smith #28DaysofDiversity
| SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2011
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. where she covers gadgets, gaming, social networking and web trends. An avid supporter of social media. As we all know, February is Black History Month. Each post will include a picture, bio, two links from the selected person and this paragraph.
TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG [Social Media] Pubcon 2007 Recap
| SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2007
Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Industry News , Internet > Pubcon 2007 Recap Pubcon 2007 Recap by Tamar Weinberg on December 9, 2007 Share The highly anticipated Las Vegas Pubcon 2007 has come and gone, and I can tell that everyone is waiting for Pubcon ’08 from the enormous success of this conference. First, some educational takeaways: Social media is the “new medium for businesses to communicate with consumers in a way that is interesting to them. Best of the Web rocks! Take that, Becs!
SOCIALFISH [Social Media] Get the Book!
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2010
little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web. Not to be confused with building a successful private social network. The first chapter gives you a simple framework for figuring out how to define your Open Community strategy by starting with listening on the social web, identifying your stakeholders’ online behaviors and where they hang out, aligning individual business goals with organizational strategy, and measuring what matters to achieve success. Chapter 2: Open Community means developing into a social organization. Open Community. Thanks!
JEFF ESPOSITO [Social Media] The Matt Lauer #Fail…And the Anne Hathaway #PR win…
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012
And I’m sorry that we live in a culture that commodifies sexuality of unwilling participants, which brings us back to Les Mis, because that’s what my character is—she is someone who is forced to sell sex to benefit her child, because she has nothing and there’s no social safety net. Hathaway did everything a media trainer could hope for: show empathy, block and bridge back to the original subject. For PR pros this means media training has never been more important. As media changes, so do the issues they cover. This is a guest post from Elissa Freeman. .
TWITIP [Social Media] Twitter Takes Control Over Client Apps – Good or Bad?
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 2010
Looks like it is really going to explore the concepts of social media in the workplace on a different level Add a comment Related posts: Find the Best Twitter iPhone Client for Your Needs Organize Your Tweets with More Than One Twitter Client What Twitter Application is Right For You? 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 Annie Lane Real-time web specialist and technology junkie. Twitter Takes Control Over Client Apps – Good or Bad?
SOSHABLE [Social Media] Nintendo Sends C&D to Digg Over April Fools’ Joke
| THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2010
Social news site Digg was just “having a little fun when they decided to put Mario in many of their Diggbar links. Read more on this social media blog. Blast. Nintendo disagreed and sent a cease and desist letter to Digg asking them to remove their trademarked character from use on their site. The letter below, leaked to us by a trusted source, indicates that Nintendo is concerned about “the marketing or sale of your products & services. This story is developing. We will update as more information is made available. * * *. Share it.
PROBLOGGER [Social Media] Link-building Tips and Tools for Bloggers in a Post-Panda and Penguin World
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2012
Later, social networks like Digg, Last.fm, and others were affected as well. Complete your social network and forum profiles. If you participate on any social media network, social bookmarking site, community, or forum, you will want to make sure that you have a link to your blog on that website in your profile. Laura Crest of SEO Copywriting Blog does a roundup on Wednesdays covering content marketing, SEO, and social media. Barry Schwartz of Search Engine Land does a daily news recap covering business, all things search, and social media.
CONVINCE & CONVERT [Social Media] Social Pros 21 – Joe Stupp, Chipotle
| THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012
This is Episode 21 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. Read on for insights from Joe and our Social Media Stat of the Week ( this week : only 33% of people on social networking sites follow a company or a brand on social media sites). Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft , Janrain , and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch. Jay : We are back with Social Pros. Listen Now. third.
TWIST IMAGE [Social Media] A Lesson In Great Leadership
| SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2012
online social network. social media. Episode #332 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. There are few kinder people than Mark Miller. had the pleasure of meeting Mark many years ago at my first TED conference. didn't know anyone (and this can make it kind of awkward) and Mark was always kind, welcoming and willing to invite anyone and everyone into a conversation. think I leaned on that kindness more than I should have at that first event, and over the years I would look forward to running into him at every TED.
GREG VERDINO [Social Media] Five For Friday: October 5, 2012
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2012
Innovation, Agility and Social Organizations. And do newer, social business structures make it easier for companies to innovate? Jamie Notter of social strategy shop Socialfish riffs on a Fast Company article that draws a link between a large organization’s ability (and willingness) to innovate and it’s ability to be agile in the face of change. Are innovation, agility and social the perfect trifecta for future-proofing your organization? Take Your Product to the Next Level: Make it Social. The Real Reason Companies Must Innovate. And indeed it does. Gotcha.
GREG VERDINO [Social Media] What Can Businesses Learn From Buglers?
| THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2012
We were scrappy back then , operating on a shoe string without many of the tools (from corporate sponsorships to national fundraising drives fueled by digital and social media) modern corps have today. Don’t get me wrong — I’m not suggesting you send your best employees out “begging” (although let’s be honest, isn’t that exactly what small businesses are doing today when they vie for Chase/Living Social grants or an American Express OPEN Big Break for Small Business ?) What does summer mean to you? For me, summer means drum corps.
JACOB MORGAN [Social Media] Most Popular Posts of 2009
| SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2009
Social Media Globetrotter Home Consulting Speaking Travel Blog About SOCIAL MEDIA GLOBETROTTER Most Popular Posts of 2009 View Comments December 26th, 2009 I’ve always been wanting to do a monthly series on the top blog posts so I’m going to make this a regular thing in 2010. It talks about how Naked Pizza and Reality Digital are measuring the ROI from their social media efforts. I decided to put together something a bit more substantial in how to actually role out a social media strategy. Thanks for compiling there lists.
BILL HARTZER [Social Media] Top 10 People Who Influence What Americans Buy
| THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
Despite the fact that glitz and abundance are alive and well in mainstream media (think: Bravo’s The Real Housewives and E!’s As part of that, we are embracing brands that uphold these new ideals, brands that provide quality and value in their services and products, but are also environmentally friendly and socially responsible.. The socially driven campaign allows individuals and organizations to post their philanthropic ideas on refresheverything.com, where the general public votes for their favorite initiatives to be funded. Suze Orman. Indra K. Nooyi. Ellen DeGeneres.
DIVA MARKETING BLOG [Social Media] Stories From Smaller Nonprofits: Lendego
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2009
" Also the nonprofits that are using social media have agreed to share t heir strategies. Social Media Strategy. In the spirit of the season, to give back, Diva Marketing is showcasing the stories of smaller nonprofits throughout December. It's my wish that together we can help raise their visibility, perhaps find a new volunteer or even encourage a donation or two. Because as Laura King Edwards , Taylor's Tale , says, "Nothing should stand in the way of a dream." Hence, the name Lendego. More About Lendego.
WEB METRICS GURU [Social Media] Google Moves and Web Journal, June 1-7th, 2011
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2011
I guess it’s all in the timing – in life and in social media. I noted it last week but didn’t have a chance to post it – Google bought PostRank Analytics – the price of the deal wasn’t revealed. It’s one of the acquisition’s I did not expect Google to make but it makes sense as Postrank developed a way to cut through noise and rank blogs. Also heard that Google’s software infrastructure is obsolete – ha! Well, at least, I signed up for piloting Google WebMaster Tools with Google Analytics pilot that is now underway.
WISDOM LONDON [Social Media] Brand communications (your secret weapon) « Wisdom London
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2010
They have also embraced web, social media and face-to-face (like their Village Fete) as channels to enhance that style of communication. Now take a look at all the ways in which you communicate – from your web to social media platforms to printed matter, presentations, packaging…are they aligned? I feel so strongly about brand communications – such a critical part of the brand’s personality, style and promise. But to get it right, a brand needs to know who it is, and who its audience it – and to pitch their communications perfectly. But I won’t.
PROBLOGGER [Social Media] The Only Blog Post Idea List You’ll Ever Need
| SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012
Be inspired by social media: On Twitter, are there any hashtags specific to your niche? This guest post is by Stephen Pepper of Youth Workin’ It. There are so many articles out there on how you can come up with new blog post ideas, but do any of the suggestions actually work? We started our youth work blog in September 2011 and have posted six days a week ever since, so we’ve had to come up with over 200 posts related to youth work so far. Needless Needless to say, it’s been tricky coming up with this many ideas. National Pancake Day? Work your post around that.
ARI HERZOG [Social Media] Guest Interview with Mark Schaefer on The Tao of Twitter
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2011
had been teaching some social media classes and developed a little guidebook to help my students remember key ideas and terms. Visit the blog archive to read more articles on new and emerging media. MediaMark Schaefer introduced his book, “The Tao of Twitter,” on his blog on February 15, 2011. In that article, he wrote , “Every Twitter success story, case study, and business benefit has a common formula.” ” If you dissect any Twitter “success story” it may appear like luck. And to some extent there is a certain randomness to Twitter.
ARI HERZOG [Social Media] Ayan Sen on Making Money Online
| MONDAY, JUNE 7, 2010
The links down the left sidebar of your site cover a wealth of information — from blogging to social networking to making money online. And building a social network is another issue we face nowadays, everyone is trying to build something like next Facebook or Twitter but they do not realize that how much money is involved there and if it does not work, they will end up with a pile of debts. For example if my website is about social media and I place one of my affiliate links on fashion, this is simply not going to work out. When did you start blogging?
CHRIS BROGAN [Social Media] Presence Is Something You Could Build Now
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2013
Every media software I’ve used since then has been some mix of personal presence building plus an attempt to add some level of value to the larger story. Because we “rent” all those other places, and even though we tend to rent server space, the rules of our hosting provider are usually far more in our favor than any social media software out there. Carrie Wilkerson shares her thoughts on whether social media is worth your time. 'I started my blog way back in 1998, when it was called journaling. had no idea what to do with it. And Then What?
ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST [Social Media] A community's importance in life, and death
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2009
Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed A community’s importance in life, and death October 21, 2009 in Community Building | Tags: death policy in social networks , online communities You may recall the first time I experienced the death of community member. days ago This one caught my attention: Junk research, shabby journalism and social media. It was a lot tougher than I’d ever imagined. But what I want to share with you is his obituary.
ARI HERZOG [Social Media] Feature Friday: How iGoogle is My RSS Feed HQ
| THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011
Some of the blogs I read on any given day range in topics from SEO blogs , real estate blogs , social media blogs , and blogs about blogging. The following is a guest blog article by Chris Apple. don’t know about you, but as a real estate blogger, I tend to read a lot of blogs during my workday. Say that three times fast! You may be asking yourself, “How does he stay current with all of those blogs?” Enter iGoogle…. What is iGoogle? iGoogle is an Ajax-based personal web portal. As you can see, I use iGoogle for all of my RSS feeds. How to sign up for iGoogle. Don’t have one yet?
ARI HERZOG [Social Media] In the Name of My Father
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2, 2010
Or, that I ran into and befriended Roy Krantz , his computer networking guide, at a social media networking event last year? You are reading this sentence because of my father. remember telnetting to an IRC chat room in 1994. My father sat beside me in front of a VAX terminal in the basement of the Clark University library, and he was shocked at my typing back and forth with college students in other states. Dad was a forward-thinking attorney who helped build a computer network for his law firm. He was one of the first lawyers to do this in our Boston suburb. No related posts.
GAURAVONOMICS [Social Media] CNN Story on Online Dating and Online Matrimony in India
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2011
said that I don’t see a dating site working in India, as Indian women are unlikely to post their profiles to it, given India’s rather conservative social context. Gaurav Mishra, director of digital and social media at MSL Group Asia, a communications company, estimated that some 10% of India’s internet users have used a matrimonial website. The founders of Ignighter hope that Indians will find group dating — whereby groups of friends arrange to meet other groups — less risky and more fun and socially acceptable than one-on-one dating.
PROBLOGGER [Social Media] DISCUSS: How Often Do You Redesign Your Blog?
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2013
Of course in between designs there have always been tweaks and evolutions – but because the site is so big now and not only had a blog but forums, many sales pages and numerous social media accounts to update each time we redesign it’s not a quick process to do an overhaul. 'Over at Digital Photography School this week we launched a complete overhaul of our site design. It was a massive job that took over 6 months of planning and implementation to pull off – but we finally got there without too many hiccups. How often do you redesign your blog? Reader Questions
PROBLOGGER [Social Media] 14 Bloggers Share Their Daily Blogging Routine
| THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2013
ban myself from checking emails or social media as it’s too distracting. I’ve found that I’m much more productive when I compartmentalise my blogging time and try to leave my laptop and phone in my office as much as is possible so that checking emails and social media is something that I do during blogging hours — instead of during family time or at the dinner table. 'Yesterday I shared some tips for busy bloggers on how to find time to blog based upon a lot of questions I’ve had of late on that topic. Tsh Oxenreider from Simple Mom.
FRESHNETWORKS [Social Media] Three tips for creating an effective infographic
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2013
The proliferation of infographic tools has enabled both enthusiastic amateurs and professional designers to create visually engaging infographics (of varying quality ) on topics as diverse as the distance to Mars to social media usage. 'Given the choice between reading a report so long it rivals War and Peace and skimming over an infographic, most people (and not just time-poor executives) would opt for the latter. Infographics allow for large amounts of complex information, data and knowledge to be conveyed in a quick and engaging way. Design should be driven by data.
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