WRITTENT BLOG | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013
[Social Media] 10 Marketing Techniques for Content Marketers from Traditional Advertising
That’s why a traditional marketing campaign typically consisted of print advertisements, billboards, radio ads, television commercials, and other forms of media; all of which were centered around one winning idea. Corporate and personal brands strive to get noticed on social media, sometimes regardless of the cost. Cultural commentators refer to this phenomenon as the “fame epidemic,” and some social media experts believe that a few of the biggest hashtag fails in years past were deliberate attempts on the part of the company to simply gain notice.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | MONDAY, JULY 2, 2012
[Social Media] The Power of a Question
Tom Webster is a 20-year veteran of opinion, media and marketing research, and the principal author of Twitter Users In America , The Social Habit , The Podcast Consumer Revealed and other widely-cited studies of consumer technology usage. Election exit polling data to all major media outlets. The Power of a Question is a post from: Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting. When I was 30, I lived in a largely rent-controlled building in New York City with my (then) girlfriend, who was also my age.
QUICK ONLINE TIPS | MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013
[Social Media] How to Add Font Awesome Icons in Bootstrap
Did you notice the cool Social icons on the top – see the screenshot. And this seems even better than pure CSS social buttons. How to Create Social Media Icons with Pure CSS. 'We added Font Awesome icons to our Twitter Bootstrap installation. Though Glyphicons provided amazing icons, they still need to load a CSS sprite with those 160 images. How would if be if you could add an icon font to display those icons and then scale them to any size just like fonts, while maintaining the sharpness and clarity of the icons. Font Awesome for Bootstrap. icon lists etc.
GET SOCIAL PR | MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2011
[Social Media] 5 Building Block of an Engaging Website
Interactivity: With the advent of social media tools, we know have the technology to empower people to engage with the content by sharing it with friends, as well as adding their point of view. If your public relations strategy calls for a website, there are five building blocks you should consider. Today people want to interact with the content you produce and having a website with interactivity as a key component could mean the difference between success and failure of the overall campaign. Website design has evolved for its early days. It is the new town square. Useit.com.
THE WAY OF THE WEB | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2011
[Social Media] Feeling attacked on all sides?
There’s freelance marketing, web design and development, and lastly a small media network as a side project/spare time project. Every day comes with proclamations that social media as a specialism is dead (It’s one of my main strengths in marketing), or the news a large firm has launched a specialist division purely for social media. Or that there’s yet another media company starting a site in the same area as one of mine. The worry : Basically, I’m working on busineses in three areas. don’t actually give a f**k.
JEFF KORHAN | FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 2010
[Social Media] Double Dutch IS Foursquare for Conventions and Events - Jeff Korhan
Jeff Korhan - New Media and Small Business Marketing Home About Me Working With Me Speaking Favorites Trends Subscribe « Why You Should Trust the Social Networks | Main | Why Small Business Trends Matter » June 03, 2010 Double Dutch IS Foursquare for Conventions and Events A few months ago I wondered if location-based (LB) platforms like Foursquare could be used to maximize engagement at conventions and other events. So our social engagement is typically associated with our businesses. It turns out I was not alone. They travel.
TWIST IMAGE | SATURDAY, JANUARY 28, 2012
[Social Media] Don't Let Your Brand Be Creepy
This is the immaturity of brands as they enter the more social fray. When Dell first became active in Social Media (and they were on there very early on), Binhammer became a lighthouse and because he was truly doing his best to get results and be transparent, people began interacting with him (and many others) that much more. We have to be able to take a step back and remember that a lot of these interactions are not only new(ish) for a brand, but it simply wasn't done all that much before the advent of Social Media (don't believe me? social media.
TRADESMEN INSIGHTS | THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2011
[Social Media] Manufacturers: How Are You Getting Closer to the Professional Tradesmen?
You know these guys talk to each other either through social media like forums or at association and trade meetings. Beyond the normal marketing things you do, what are you doing to get closer to your customers and LISTEN to what their issues are? May I suggest a tradesmen council? You all have brand advocates out there, why not get them together a few times a year and get a better sense of what’s happening in their world and what keeps them up at night. You could even pass by new product ideas before putting them into production.
SOCMED SEAN | SUNDAY, MARCH 4, 2012
[Social Media] Tech Tip: Defraggle (Or Defragment) That Hard Drive For Better Computer Performance
I know it’s not directly related to social media, but I’m amazed by the number of people out there that complain about the slow speed of their computers who have never defragmented their hard drive. ” There’s even a running a joke with @socially_sarah who responded with “defraggled?” Unfortunately, as you create new documents, add new photos, surf the web, install new programs, and post social media updates to your social accounts, your data gets spread out across your hard drive. Right? Right! It gets fragmented.
TWITIP | MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
[Social Media] The End of the 140 Character Tweet and its Repercussions
TweetDeck, which is highly, but not wholly dependent upon Twitter (it also allows users to connect to other social networks such as Facebook and Linkedin ), continued to operate normally during the shutdown. Neal is also the Cofounder and Co-host of the Addicted to Social Media podcast. A note from the Editor: After a too-long haitus, Twitip is back. We’ve got some great posts lined up, and we’re always looking for more. This post by Neal Wiser is the kickoff post to our return to a regular posting schedule. Thank you to all who have stayed with us! Or does it?
INBLURBS | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2010
[Social Media] Want more traffic? Than build your visibility!
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SPIN SUCKS | FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010
[Social Media] #FollowFriday: Rieva Lesonsky
Arment Dietrich Overview Expertise Resources Gini Dietrich News Media Center Careers Contact Follow US Facebook Linkedin RSS Feed Twitter YouTube Share Categories Communication Social Media Advertising Entrepreneur SEO Marketing Marketplace COMMUNICATION / SOCIAL MEDIA / ADVERTISING / ENTREPRENEUR / SEO / MARKETING Jul 09 2010 #FollowFriday: Rieva Lesonsky By Gini Dietrich | Email | Print | 1 Comment | I realized last Friday that the past few #FollowFriday recommendations have been men. Nothing against you, guys, but I gotta get some women in here! And closer.
SOCIALFISH | THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013
[Social Media] CIOs – on the frontline of the war for 21st-century talent?
However, not only do CIOs have to be concerned with keeping the lights on and the machines whirring, they are in the front line of the war for attracting 21st-century IT talent, in particular social and mobile development skills, according to the latest Harvey Nash/TelecityGroup CIO survey. In addition, 25pc of CIOs cite skills shortages in Big Data and 19pc for social media technology skills, up 8pc on last year.” The annual Harvey Nash study reports the views of more than 2,000 CIOs around the world with a combined IT spend of US$103bn. ” Read about it here.
WRITTENT BLOG | FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 2014
[Social Media] Do You Forget “Marketing” in Your Content Marketing?
Share it on social. You can add more – Pinterest and StumbleUpon can be great additions to your main social networks list. There are quite a few user-friendly content marketing tools out there that make social sharing very simple: Hootsuite – for post scheduling and sharing in social networks. This will attract more traffic, increase social sharing, and will also get you more links. You get backlinks, social shares, mentions, and audience. Social Media Today. Writing is not enough: to be heard you have to share your blog posts with others.
JACOB MORGAN | FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2009
[Social Media] Collaboration in the 2.0 Enterprise
Social Media Globetrotter Home Consulting Speaking Travel Blog About SOCIAL MEDIA GLOBETROTTER Collaboration in the 2.0 Most collaboration requires leadership, although the form of leadership can be social within a decentralized and egalitarian group. TAGS: collaborating , Collaboration , company collaboration , Enterprise 2.0 , Social Business This entry was posted on Friday, December 11th, 2009 at 2:37 pm and is filed under Enterprise 2.0 , Social Business. Social CRM, and Social Media strategies. How about 20,000?
TWITIP | FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 2010
[Social Media] How to Get More Retweet Action on Twitter
Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip David Cantone @DavidCantone David Cantone is a blogger and an entrepreneur involved in social media and marketing 2.0. And finally, my best piece of advice: be a good twitter user , be social, actively engage your followers, build meaningful relationships and your retweets will skyrocket for sure. If you’re a good twitter user and you’re social, people will appreciate you and what you write.
MOBILEGROOVE | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
[Social Media] Mobile Search App Goby Finds Fun Stuff Nearby; Acquired By TeleNav
We are rapidly becoming a search, discovery, social and recommendation engine. Tell me more about Goby going social… Mark: Social media is a logical addition to the whole Goby experience. By integrating social media like Facebook and Twitter, we just want to make it easier for you. expect the acquisition to produce services with more stickiness, a sharp focus on social and new emphasis on discovering fun stuff nearby — and recommending still more of the same. In fact, it’s just starting. Goby: At-a-glance. downloads since.
CONVERSIONATION | SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2012
[Social Media] On Twitter and real life: some love and some tips #socialsong
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? Anything that has to do with photography and creativity and a small local social network on which I can put some silly poems and connect with people I know in real-life. Some examples? Respect.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2015
[Social Media] Hack Your Email Growth Rate with This List-Building Tool
Instead, something peculiar happened: email evolved into a safe haven from the social media storm and became the core revenue driver for many web-based businesses. Email works well for marketers because it’s a singular channel, not a fragmented space like social media. And the sheer volume of email users is still a factor: 85% of internet users have an email address, while just 62% use social media. 'Image via BigStockPhoto.com. Just how valuable is email to online marketers? return for every $1 spent. How did this happen? Tweet This ). Visibility.
JACOB MORGAN | THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 2013
[Social Media] Who is a Leader at Your Company?
Through social media and collaborative platforms employees can now share these things. You might have an employee in the R&D department who is a leader of community outreach and social responsibility. One of the fascinating things I am starting to see within organizations that are deploying collaborative tools and strategies is the emergence of leaders. Traditionally if you were to ask someone who a leader was at their company they would name a manager or a senior executive. However, this is no longer the case. Leaders are also exceptional story tellers.
STEPHEN P SMITH | FRIDAY, JANUARY 4, 2013
[Social Media] Don’t Sell Your Business Short: Build Your Dream One Brick at a Time
Follow brands like Zappos, FHTM , and Ford on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to see how successful companies in different industries take advantage of social media to connect with their customer base. Many aspects of the business world can be on the heavier side of boring, tedious and seemingly never ending. Perhaps that’s why approximately seven out of 10 new businesses fail : a lack of experience, planning and realistic expectations. Creative Visualization. We have a tendency to be our own worst enemy when it comes to reaching for the sky and achieving our dreams. The No.
ENGAGING BRAND | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2012
[Social Media] 4 Questions to Develop Your Personal Branding
Furthermore, social marketing is - in a sense - personal coaching for your brand. Here are some questions that can help you both as a personal brand, developing a social brand or even ahead of an appraisal. Social Marketing is Not Science or Art. Social Media has Changed How Your Customer Thinks. Personal Branding brand marketing return on influence appraisal personal brand coaching + social marketing social marketing personal coaching personal branding coaching + brandFor me though coaching should always start with yourself. Related articles.
SOSHABLE | SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2009
[Social Media] Car Dealer Branding and Reputation Management
You should read Part I: Social Media for Car Dealers first. With sites like RipOffReport and DealerRater offering venues for people to vent about their bad experience, it makes sense that car dealers should start taking social media seriously. “And the faster they can get themselves into the social media sphere or social networking sphere, the better it’s going to be for them long-term.. Social media is not simply a place to go advertise; it doesn’t work. Interactive communication in a social setting.. * * *. Blast.
JUSTIN LEVY | SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2009
[Social Media] Missing in Action
Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Missing in Action Written on October 10, 2009 by Justin Levy in announcements , fun 7 Comments - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Thanks for taking time out of your day to come hang out here! Well, first of all, hello again! Yes, I’m still alive. No, I didn’t abandon you. I could make 1,000 excuses about why I haven’t written lately. But, the bottom line is that I’m back.
JUSTIN LEVY | WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2010
[Social Media] Capturing One Day of Your Life
Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Capturing One Day of Your Life Written on July 7, 2010 by Justin Levy in community , video 0 Comments - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Thanks for taking time out of your day to come hang out here! Would you like your chance at being co-director of a film that will be premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival? The Life in a Day crew has created an introductory video and also have posted the official guidelines.
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2012
[Social Media] Joining the Human Equity and Georgetown Teams
Human Equity is a social media marketing consultancy that focuses on brand development through stakeholders and brands sharing ethos, values, and lifestyles. Charlene Li lectured virtually at my last Georgetown class Please excuse the personal announcement post, but I have some good news to share. First, I have joined the board of Human Equity. Part [.]. Me, Myself and I Georgetown Human Equity
SCOTT GOULD | FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010
[Social Media] A Video After I Voted
It was so popular, that it’s the third result in Google for “ vote for sale “ My second post was about 10 Do and Do Nots for Social Media Campaigning in the Election , which has some great comments and great advice in at the end from all the collaborators around this blog. www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAkRiMiJVaw. aAkRiMiJVaw. If you can’t see the video, click here , or watch it directly on YouTube. In this video I just share a few branding thoughts and community thoughts over voting. They vote according to the overall party. The voting form is black and white.
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2011
[Social Media] Are You Overusing Jargon In Your Press Releases?
About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? Are Small Businesses Effective Online? » Are You Overusing Jargon In Your Press Releases? One of the biggest mistakes online marketers make is the overuse of jargon, or phrases that don’t mean anything to journalists. This is actually more prevalent than you may think, and it is avoidable. Jargon can be anything from industry speak to catch phrases like “touch base. You must be logged in to post a comment.
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2011
[Social Media] Is SearchDex A Scapegoat? | Small Business Mavericks
About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? Facebook Changes Page Layout Features » Is SearchDex A Scapegoat? The New York Times published a story on Saturday about huge retailer J.C. Penney getting caught buying links. The interesting part of this story from a small business standpoint is what happened to J.C. Penney’s search firm, SearchDex , after Google discovered the paid links. You might have guessed. They were canned. Is that well deserved?
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2011
[Social Media] Tweeting Can Lead To Short-Term Traffic Gains
About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? Anyone who has used Twitter knows that it can lead to some additional traffic if you publish a click-generating tweet. But what is even more interesting is the power of a retweet or a third party tweet as it relates to SEO and traffic. That’s what SEOmoz’s post can give us a little bit of insight about. And, another question raised by SEOmoz itself, does the actual content of the tweet affect that rank too?
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2011
[Social Media] Facebook Page Promotion - OfflineOffline | Small Business Mavericks
These might include: Your website Twitter LinkedIn Social bookmarking HubPage or Squidoo Lens Facebook advertising Online display advertising Your blog Mobile phone apps The list could go on, I’m sure. About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? Did Facebook Screw Up? » Facebook Page Promotion – Offline A lot has been said of Facebook Pages. The general consensus is that they make great marketing promos for businesses of any size.
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2011
[Social Media] Is Link Buying Necessary?
The thing I find interesting about this interview is the repeated encouragement from Julie Joyce of Link Fish Media, Inc. About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? » Is Link Buying Necessary? Here’s a great interview with three professional link builders. to incorporate link buying into your marketing plan. She says point blank that link buying is absolutely necessary in an “ultra-competitive niche. Is link buying evil? Is it unethical?
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2011
[Social Media] Are You About To Lose Your YouTube Presence?
About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? Content Farms: Did Google Go Far Enough? » Are You About To Lose Your YouTube Presence? nasty rumor is spreading, according to WebProNews , that YouTube is considering paying celebrities to provide video content channels. If true, what will that do to your channel? Can you imagine competing against the likes of Ashton Kutcher and Oprah Winfrey for attention? If this report is true, you might have to.
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011
[Social Media] How Unique Is Your Marketing Plan?
About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? Why Article Marketing Will Never Die » How Unique Is Your Marketing Plan? Are you breaking new ground, or just breaking wind? Here’s a unique concept in publishing. I’m assuming this novelist got a good response in Croatia because his novel is now going to be published in print. But what if it had been published in English on Facebook? Would it have received the same level of response? Because you can.
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011
[Social Media] The YouTube Creator Institute
Whether you have an idea for a small business video show or a new form of YouTube entertainment, you can learn all about camera angles, lighting, storytelling, promotion, and pick up a whole host of skills necessary for running a new media hit. About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? It’s called the YouTube Creator Institute. This looks like a good deal. The reason for introducing this is obvious. YouTube is hoping to make money from your content.
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
[Social Media] How's Your Website's Health?
About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? » How’s Your Website’s Health? Do you have a healthy website? Does it do what it was meant to do? Every small business website has a function. The job is to sell your services and attract new business. Of course, there are different methods and strategies for accomplishing this goal. Small Business Mavericks offers a website check up as a part of our regular service. Are you beating your competition?
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
[Social Media] How Q&A Sites Can Boost Your SEO | Small Business Mavericks
Secondly, I think it’s important to point out that Pavel Israelsky classifies four different types of Q&A sites: Social Q&A – Includes sites like Quora, Aardvark, Formspring, and Facebook Answers. About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? What’s The Best Discovery Engine? » How Q&A Sites Can Boost Your SEO SEOmoz has a great article on how Q&A sites can boost your SEO. Standard Q&A – Yahoo!
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2011
[Social Media] Online Reviews: Opportunity Or Obstacle?
About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? Get Your Own YouTube Channel » Online Reviews: Opportunity Or Obstacle? One of the most frightening things in the world for a small business owner is a negative review. But should you be afraid of them? think there are several reasons not to be afraid of negative reviews, the first of which is that no one can please everyone all of the time. Be proactive and make good on your promises. Apologize for the bad experience.
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2011
[Social Media] IM: Small Business Tool Or A Waste Of Time?
There are some instant messaging clients, IM clients, now that allow you to send and receive e-mail and manage your social networks. About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? Q&A Sites And Competitive Intelligence » IM: Small Business Tool Or A Waste Of Time? If you are going to do business online, then it makes sense to use online communications tools. Right? One of the most primitive online communications tools is instant messaging.
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2011
[Social Media] Facebook Experiments With Real-Time Advertising | Small Business.
The social network is now the most trafficked website online. But then Facebook became the popular social network and introduced its own PPC advertising model. About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick? As well it should. But there is another reason to fear Facebook too. It has a competing advertising model. For the longest time, serious advertisers online went to the pay-per-click line, and Google was the beginning of that line. Will it win out?
TWIST IMAGE | TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2011
[Social Media] An Open Letter To Conference Organizers
At the Radian6 User Conference, Social 2011 , last week in Boston, the website had live links to each speaker's Twitter profile. Adding people via Social Media prior to the meet-up is both super-easy and really does allow people to connect and make newer connections. online social network. social 2011. social media. Dear Conference Organizer, It's rare that you will get a letter from someone like me. As the years pass and the events management industry continues to evolve, I would like you to consider the following concepts. Pay your speakers.
PUSHING SOCIAL | TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014
[Social Media] How Do You Create An Effective Blogging Strategy?
m continually astonished by how social media continues to create ways for businesses and customers to have a genuine relationship. I suggest planning at least one comprehensive, 1000+ word post each month to boost traffic and social shares. . 'Important but tough question. It’s often helpful to tackle complicated questions by working backward. In this case, I believe an effective business blogging strategy creates customers. know this sounds crass to the unicorn and rainbows crowd but a business blog is a waste of time if it can’t help pay the bills a return a profit.
IMAGINE YOUR REALITY | MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012
[Social Media] Udemy Virtual Courses now Available!
Almost every business owner I know has struggled with marketing, and usually its because they’ve are so focused on the tools of marketing (social media, website, brochures, etc) that they haven’t worked on the core of their marketing, which is actually the message. I’ve recently created two virtual course on Udemy. Udemy is a virtual school where you can take classes on a variety of topics. My first course is on How to Create Productive Business Habits. Most business owners I know face challenges when it comes to staying on task for working on their business.
IMAGINE YOUR REALITY | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2011
[Social Media] If you don’t believe in it, don’t sell it
This one I feel comfortable selling, probably because of my social media work. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been approached by people to sell a service or product they have. Most times its an MLM product where if I become a sales person they get some of the proceeds of my sales because they found me and got me recruited. That, in and of itself, turns me off, because it really amounts to someone profiting off my efforts, and really only wanting me to sell something because they know they’ll profit. That profit may not even be a percentage of my sales.
CREATIVE RAMBLINGS | WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2012
[Social Media] Why you need to customize your 404 Error Page
Why you need to customize your 404 Error Page was written by Cendrine Marrouat and originally published on her social media blog, Creative Ramblings. Message error 404 (Photo credit: CyboRoZ) The 404 Error Page, also known as “Page not found”, is a very common occurrence on websites and blogs. It pops up on a visitor’s screen when they input a bad link or click on a link leading to a recently removed page. And more often than not, this prompts the visitor to leave — and never come back. Do not let a 404 Error Page ruin your business. Customize it!
KYLE LACY | FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 2010
[Social Media] The Power of Douglas Karr and DK New Media
Douglass Karr is a Social Media consultant, United States Veteran and the CEO of DK New Media, an online marketing company. His company helps implement social media into large technology companies. To say the least… this guy knows a thing or two about social media, blogging and search engine optimization. The way DK New Media serves its clients is through a process. DK New Media has helped companies from all over the world. And not to mention… he is the one who started me in the world of social media!
WISDOM LONDON | THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 2011
[Social Media] Ever wondered about…Social Commerce? « Wisdom London
» Ever wondered about…Social Commerce? It’s where shopping and social collide, by embedding social touchpoints in the selection, consideration, and purchasing processes. Social interactions are becoming central to the way we make buying decisions, so social commerce is a natural development and can play well to many brands and services. But what needs to happen is for social commerce to work seamlessly alongside campaigns, physical shopping experiences and other channels – particularly advertising and mobile. What is it? Why should I care?
DANNY BROWN | MONDAY, JUNE 21, 2010
[Social Media] Facebook Fan Page Evaluation Fun with Vitrue - Danny Brown
Yes, my blog is my home space, and then there’s also Twitter , LinkedIn , YouTube and other social profiles where we can connect. That’s why something like Vitrue’s Social Brand Evaluator is so interesting. At its heart, the evaluator is a simple method to see how your Facebook page rates for interaction, social value, and the potential for future marketing or monetary worth. So if there’s someone you really admire, then Vitrue’s evaluator will let you see where you need to be headed to get closer to that page’s social value.
FIREBELLY | FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013
[Social Media] Interview with Chanelle Schneider, Millennial Specialist
Chanelle is a freelance social media manager, the founder of #GenYChat , and currently works as the community director at My Rising Tide. Others among us are natural comedians who share our opinions on social networking sites while working to better society through fostering harmonious relationships. Other sources of information include social networking sites. 'With all the studying being done on Millennials, Firebelly decided to interview one of the top Millennial specialist, Chanelle Schneider. What do you think makes Millennials different? Not entirely.
DANNY BROWN | SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2011
[Social Media] If This Was My Last Blog Post
We hang out on social networks; we stay late at the office, doing that one last report; we leave our kids in front of the TV while we read the paper or catch up on emails; and more. If This Was My Last Blog Post 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. Over at For Bloggers By Bloggers, I offered up a new list of free blog topics to help you with ideas for your blog. little morbid, maybe, but I’m curious about these kind of things.
PR AT SUNRISE | TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2012
[Social Media] How to Find and Secure a Part-Time Teaching Position in Public Relations
social media) as well as specific industry (e.g. Related Articles: For the Non-Techie PR Pro: How to Better Understand Social Media and SEO. Opportunities abound for public relations professionals willing to share their expertise and passion through teaching. Here’s an overview of how to find these part-time teaching jobs at higher education institutions, based on techniques I’ve employed during fourteen years of teaching such classes. Check out regional listings under Yahoo by visiting here to identify universities where you’d like to teach. About the Author.
SOCIALNOMICS | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2010
[Social Media] Facebook Zero
Facebook Zero is a text only version of the popular social network designed for mobile usage. I’ve always harked that mobile drives social media and social media drives mobile – it’s a beautiful relationship. By Erik Qualman. Chamath Palihapitiya is the Vice President of User Growth, Mobile and International Expansion at Facebook and is responsible for spreading Facebook throughout the world through new growth initiatives, mobile strategy and internationalization. It is coming soon, so no wireless carrier is currently offering it.
DANNY WHATMOUGH | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2011
[Social Media] The future PROs are digital natives
Chatting to the lecturers afterwards it was interesting to learn that PR students seem to be very open to using social media in the campaign ideas they put together as part of their course. What they apparently find more difficult is putting the use of social and digital in a more strategic setting and also how to integrate traditional media as well. At a time when many in the industry seem to be struggling with the adoption of social media and digital, I thought this was a fascinating observation and one that bodes well for the future of the industry.
CONVERSTATIONS | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2013
[Social Media] 5 Areas of Focus in 2014 – Your Website
Local Marketing, Social Media, Authorship, and Product Offerings are important in Open Graph protocols and similar meta data to describe what type of content it is you’re putting on the web. 'There are so many tracks you can take in building a better web and mobile presence for your business, it’s often hard to tell where to begin. Below are five areas we suggest as the most important for a small business to focus on for 2014. In this piece: Your Website. Improvements in each area will position your business to be more findable, shareable, and profitable.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2014
[Social Media] Are You Getting The Most Out of Your Video Content?
Jessica Gioglio is a Social Media Strategist based out of Boston, Massachusetts who specializes in social media content, community engagement and crisis management. is a post from: Convince and Convert: Social Media Strategy and Content Marketing Strategy. Social Image of the Week 'The popularity and variety of video platforms provides a prime opportunity to reach a large number of people and leave a lasting impression. But, what’s the secret sauce or winning formula for successful video content? That’s enough to make any marketer go arghhhhhh !
GREG VERDINO | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2010
[Social Media] Greg Verdino: What's the opposite of grand, Hyatt?
Greg Verdino Marketing, Media, Technology & Trends Home About Me Book Me to Speak microMARKETING Journal On Twitter On Flickr Personal Blog Verdino Bytes My Company « PSFK Conference NY: are you attending? This blog looks at trends in media and marketing, as these industries grapple with the changes being brought on by disruptive technologies, new business imperatives and the rise of the empowered consumer. Pre-Order from AMAZON Pre-Order from BARNES & NOBLE Pre-Order from BORDERS Downoad My eBook Download my FREE marketing and social media eBook. Right? Right?
TWIST IMAGE | THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2012
[Social Media] Earning Loyalty Points
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of attending the Canadian Marketing Association 's Social Media conference in Toronto. social media. social media conference. This will not be about how to game a system so that you can redeem a free flight. Sorry. When most people think of earning loyalty points, they think of their loyalty cards. People complain all of the time that this point accumulation is useless because the flights that they would really like to take are never available. What if we looked earning loyalty points differently? We are trapped in dogma.
ENGAGING BRAND | FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2012
[Social Media] Why Not Make a Donation of Ideas
Make a donation is often talked about in times of time and money however there is one donation that has opened up because of the web and social media. People have the ideas inside their minds, sometimes they just get blocked and this is where we can use social media.help share ideas and spread those ideas. Why not reach out to people you are "friends" with this weekend on social media and ask how you can you add value to their lives? We may not all Bill Gates fortune to donate to good causes but we all do have his capacity for new ideas.
ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST | SUNDAY, MARCH 14, 2010
[Social Media] User engagement doesn't happen overnight « Online Community Strategist
Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed User engagement doesn’t happen overnight March 14, 2010 in Community Engagement | Tags: online communities , user engagement Its one thing to charge someone with growing your membership, but quite another to truly understand what it is you’re asking. days ago This one caught my attention: Junk research, shabby journalism and social media. What are those resources you might ask? But wait! Serious swagger!
DANNY BROWN | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2010
[Social Media] The 7 Day Blog Challenge - Danny Brown
Could their blog survive one less social share, and have it go to one of their commenters instead? You might also like: The 7 Day Blog Challenge – Just Kickin It, Lectrify and Princess Tweep The Only Way to Know is to Ask Creative Social Sharing to Promote Your Blog Tags: 7 day blog challenge , blogging , community 41 voices - share yours! Love your idea of expanding the blogroll, making it a point to diversify, find more bloggers "outside" social media. Share Save Here’s a little experiment I’d love for you to join me in. Interested? Bravo!
TWIST IMAGE | SUNDAY, AUGUST 21, 2011
[Social Media] Listen To This Before Your Next Meeting
media hacks. online social network. social media 101. social media marketing. Episode #267 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Several weeks ago, I published a Blog post titled, Your Meetings Suck. The Blog post was based on a conversation I had with Al Pittampalli. Pittampalli is the author of Read This Before Our Next Meeting (published by Seth Godin 's The Domino Project powered by Amazon ). Pittampalli is on a mission to change that. I'm not sure about you, but I couldn't agree more.
TWIST IMAGE | SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2011
[Social Media] The Extinction Of The Marketing Dinosaur Professional Is Imminent
media hacks. online social network. social media 101. social media marketing. Episode #257 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. When will the Marketing Dinosaurs die? When will those who hold the keys to marketing power truly start shifting their ways to not only embrace these new Digital Marketing channels, but to use them to unleash the most power form of Marketing that has ever been created? is a regular on this show (and a close friend). His perspectives are always fresh and direct.
TWIST IMAGE | TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2013
[Social Media] The Shape-Shifting Reality Of Shopping
They''re worried about their Web strategy, their mobile strategy, their social media strategy and so on. combined 51% of time on retail sites took place on devices as of February (37% on smartphones, 14% on tablets) compared to 49% on PCs, according to a new study by mobile ad network Millennial Media and comScore. These same retail brands have a loosely focused social media strategy that is rarely connected to their digital commerce and - more often than not - the digital commerce division is rarely connected to the physical stores. millennial media.
TWIST IMAGE | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2013
[Social Media] The Permanence Of Snapchat
It''s not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. This week we discussed: If executives are doing everything they can to connect with their constituents on social media and how Snapchat may create a more permanent record than most people know.I digital media. social media. 'Every morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). The good folks at CHOM 97.7 morning show. Listen here. chom fm. hootsuite.
BLUE FOCUS MARKETING | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2013
[Social Media] Looking for a Holiday Gift for Your Employees? @SocialEmployee Makes a Great Gift! #df13 #socbiz #dreamforce
Naturally, we can’t think of a better holiday gift for your team than our Amazon best-selling book, The Social Employee: How Great Companies Make Social Media Work. As we demonstrate in the book, a company’s social employees are its brand ambassadors to the outside world. As a blueprint for building a successful social business, The Social Employee offers comprehensive ideas and solutions that will inspire you and your staff long after the last gift has been opened. You can order The Social Employee through a variety of online retailers.
SOCIAL WAYNE | FRIDAY, AUGUST 6, 2010
[Social Media] 8 recent examples of using QR Codes for marketing and/or brand awareness
QR Codes recently have become a hot subject for marketing agencies and social media practitioners looking to stand out from everyone else to do something creative, cool and new. It seems that QR Codes are finally catching on in the USA. The geeks have been screaming about QR codes and talking about how cool they are for years and if you find the right geek you might even receive a business card with a QR code on it. QR which stands for “Quick Response was created by Japanese corporation Denso-Wave in 1994. QR Code is a matrix code (or two-dimensional bar code). Justsayin.
WWW.NIEMANLAB.ORG | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2010
[Social Media] Meta! Here’s how Storify looks telling the story of Storify
Founded by Burt Herman (a former AP reporter and founder of the journotech meetup group Hacks/Hackers ) and developer/entrepreneur Xavier Damman , the platform promises a new way to leverage the real-time power of social media for creating stories. Here’s how Storify looks telling the story of Storify » Nieman Journalism Lab Kevin: Megan Garber does a review and a bit of a live test of Storify, a new tool for collecting social media elements into a story format. ABOUT ARCHIVES CONTACT SUBSCRIBE TWITTER Meta! How does it work? Conclusion? Megan Garber | Sept.
WHAT SPINKS THINKS | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2013
[Social Media] Dear Founders, Startups are Easier if You Write Every Day
Key benefit for founders: Get more traffic through press mentions and get better at pitching media. blogged about social media and I was one of the first young professionals to do that. 'I recently started writing every day. Since doing so, my life as a startup founder has become significantly easier. I’ve become increasingly happier, level-headed and a lot of good things have come our way as a result of writing (including revenue). Now I should caveat this blanket statement I just threw out with a few things about my situation: 1. publish most of what I write. Tweet.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2013
[Social Media] Youtility – The Marketing Strategy for the Age of Information Overload
It’s not about social media, it’s about marketing. Jay Baer is a hype-free social media and content strategist & speaker, and co-author of The NOW Revolution. Jay is the founder of [link] and host of the Social Pros podcast. Youtility – The Marketing Strategy for the Age of Information Overload is a post from: Convince and Convert: Social Media Strategy and Content Marketing Strategy. Join the pre-release fan club at youtilitybook.com. It’s called Youtility: Why Smart Marketing is About Help Not Hype. tweet this).
PAMORAMA | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2010
[Social Media] Facebook Catching Up to Google and Yahoo as Your Home on the Web.
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook Catching Up to Google and Yahoo as Your Home on the Web [Chart] by Pam Dyer on February 5, 2010 Share Facebook is bearing down on its rivals, threatening to become U.S. Infographic] Careful, Google: Facebook Has Passed You in Time Spent on Site [Chart] Social Media Ad Spending Will Hit $3.3 Internet users’ home on the Web. Time spent on Facebook soared to 27.6 billion minutes in December, up from 17.8 billion minutes in October, according to data from comScore. billion minutes.)
SOCIAL WAYNE | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2011
[Social Media] Day 16: People of color impacting the social web – Anil & Varsha Chawla #28DaysofDiversity
Also note that 28 Days of Diversity is not a popularity contest or an influencer list but a list of thought leaders in the social web sector, including entrepreneurs, bloggers, conference organizers, IT professionals and friends not ranked in any particular order who I have either met in person or followed online. Anil’s current projects include social media applications tweetymail ([link] and TheFriendMail ([link] which provide comprehensive email integration with Twitter and Facebook. As we all know, February is Black History Month. believe that this is the key.
SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGERY | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2009
[Social Media] What Does Government 2.0 Mean to Me?
Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media What Does Government 2.0 But, we’re also going to hear lots of stories about social media bans, offices still using IE 6, and information silos. whatisgov2 , gov20 , government , social media , tools This post was written by: sradick - who has written 82 posts on Social Media Strategery. m one of the leads for our social media/Government 2.0 Government 2.0 Mean to Me?
SPIN SUCKS | FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 2010
[Social Media] #FollowFriday: Shelly Kramer | Spin Sucks
Arment Dietrich Overview Expertise Resources Gini Dietrich News Media Center Careers Contact Follow US Facebook Linkedin RSS Feed Twitter YouTube Share Categories Communication Social Media Advertising Entrepreneur SEO Marketing Marketplace COMMUNICATION / SOCIAL MEDIA / ADVERTISING / ENTREPRENEUR / SEO / MARKETING Aug 27 2010 #FollowFriday: Shelly Kramer By Gini Dietrich | Email | Print | 12 Comments | I started following Shelly Kramer on Twitter, gosh, more than a year ago because she is F-U-N-N-Y! as a best social media blog by a woman.
IDACONCPTS | MONDAY, AUGUST 6, 2012
[Social Media] 4 NFL AFC Eastern Division Apps for iPhones
Miami Football allows you to share content via social Medias and email. This list is a cross section of the wealth of mobile apps from the National Football League’s National Football Conference. Readers are encouraged to explore the many iPhone apps out there for themselves. But for the many that just don’t feel like it, this list appears as a terrific time saving device. The Super Bowl may already seem like a distant memory to some. Now it’s a boiling hot summer and of course the silly American male (OK, maybe a few females also) is already sizing up the coming football season.
SOCIALFISH | FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 2012
[Social Media] Is your online education ready for Generation Flux?
MOOC is stirring up the same types of sentiments in the academic community that social media stirs up in the association community. The value-add comes by being an information and resource curator, and, more importantly, a provider of social, interactive, online learning experiences. Members will increasingly look for social, online learning experiences that offer both peer-to-peer and teacher-student interaction. Now associations can also create learning communities by using LMS, online community, and social platforms. Social LearningLessons from MOOC.
SOCIALFISH | MONDAY, MAY 21, 2012
[Social Media] Why Scoring Member Engagement Matters, Part 1
At another time, the goal may be to grow social media, so member engagement on Facebook or Twitter may trump event attendance. Here’s the latest post in our “INDUSTRY INSIDERS” column. Every Monday, we’ll be bringing you the inside scoop from several awesome association technology vendors and consultants who will share the insights they have gleaned from years of working in our association industry. All of them are smart and savvy bloggers, and we know you’ll enjoy what they have to say! Introduction and Overview. Select Key Performance Indicators.
WHAT SPINKS THINKS | SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2013
[Social Media] Waking Up at the Same Time Every Day and the Power of Routines
I used to pull out my phone and start tinkering around the social medias. In order to eat healthier and save money, I now cook all 3 meals (with occasional exceptions for social engagements). 'This post is part of the startup edition series. never used to be a “routine” person. My whole life, I’ve been more of the “play it by ear” type. Having worked for myself, from home for most of my career, it became all too easy to keep winging it. I’d work when I felt productive. I’d wake up when I naturally woke up. That would be my routine.
SIMON MAINWARING | THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 2013
[Social Media] How you unlock the power of purpose to explode your business in 2013
For instance, pack a First Aid Kit, education materials, sports equipment or whatever solution to a social issue has personal meaning to you. Not only is this a brilliant idea because it inspires the countless number of people who circle the globe each year to remote place to become architects of social change. And by becoming an integral part of a meaningful and sharable travel memory – each of whom is armed with the web, smart phones and social media to spread word of their efforts – the brand will earn customer goodwill and loyalty on unprecedented levels. It
SIMON MAINWARING | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2010
[Social Media] Why brands pit one audience against another and lose both
There must be something about advertising to guys that makes top brands do strange things. Less than a year of Pepsi was royally and rightly reprimanded for its AMP Cola iPhone app that told men to “AMP up before they score , Coca-Cola is making an equally tasteless appeal on behalf of Coke Zero. Their site invites men to date three half-dressed dressed women at a time and get them to do what they desire. Now I’m a guy and I certainly get what part of the male brain they are appealing too, but how does this gel with the same brand that is promoting Open Happiness around the globe. What’s
ENGAGE | MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2012
[Social Media] Are J-Schools Finally Going Digital?
There’s been a lot of hand-wringing in the professional media and higher education over the state of journalism schools. In a great article on why entrepreneurs should stay in school (Hint: Because not everyone is Steve Jobs) by Adam Penenberg, the editor of Pando Daily and an NYU journalism professor, he explains how he’s training today’s journalism students to be as comfortable with many of the digital media tools that I sought out on my own in my spare time: Almost every week I come across yet another critique of j-schools. Are they worth it? FrontPage?!).
SOCIALNOMICS | SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2013
[Social Media] Get Social When It Comes to Auto Body Repairs
Luckily, social media is here to help body shops get the word out about their services and to help customers solve all of their repair needs. Besides, body shops that have an online social presence not only keep current customers informed, they also have an easier time finding new clients. So, with socially savvy auto repair in mind, here are just a few reasons body shops should turn to social media: Posting Deals. And, current customers who are pleased with a repair shop’s work will socially spread the word too. Socially Inspired Forums.
THE WAY OF THE WEB | MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2011
[Social Media] The difference between SEO and Spam…
You’ll also have a solid foundation to build your business on, and as part of the work you’ll be improving the content and results in related areas, such as conversion rates and social media engagement. There’s occasionally some confusion and complaints about SEO as being the cause of spam on the internet with irrelevant content being returned in search results because of unethical techniques. Bad SEO promises to get you to #1 on Google by using every trick in the book. And if you ever need advice, feel free to get in touch!
KYLE LACY | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2014
[Social Media] Why Must We Constantly Strive to Impress?
There are many people with opinions on everything… especially in the world of social media and the Internet. 'Is it safe to say that many of us care greatly about our image and opinion other people hold about us? If you don’t… I think you are lying. There are a chosen few in the world that actually do not care. I’m definitely not one of them. I’ve written in the past of the power of perception… the power to impress… especially for the younger professional. It is even harder to convince someone of your “perceived expertise.”
PUSHING SOCIAL | TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2010
[Social Media] Mr Bezos – Amazon is Making a Big Mistake –
Home About Pushing Social #FF Gratitude Journal 4 My Tweeps Archives Contact Subscribe Pushing Social Mr Bezos – Amazon is Making a Big Mistake – by Stanford on May 18, 2010 Spread it! We rule the social media playground. Go Social baby – We got this. tweetdiner Let’s Meet on Facebook Featured On Pushing Social / Social Media / Mr Bezos – Amazon is Making a Big Mistake – WordPress Admin Bad Behavior has blocked 704 access attempts in the last 7 days. It will prove to be your White Whale. You too!
JACOB MORGAN | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2009
[Social Media] Social Business Means Collaborating Internally and Externally
Social Media Globetrotter Home Consulting Speaking Travel Blog About SOCIAL MEDIA GLOBETROTTER Social Business Means Collaborating Internally and Externally View Comments December 22nd, 2009 I had the opportunity to write an article for Jennifer Leggio over at Zdnet on the importance of internal and external collaboration. External collaboration occurs between a brand and its consumers via social media channels or platforms such as blogs, wikis, Twitter, or online communities. Social CRM, and Social Media strategies. Web 2.0
TWITIP | SATURDAY, MARCH 27, 2010
[Social Media] Organize Your Tweets with More Than One Twitter Client
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 Are Morch @TwtrCoach Social Media Rambler – Assisting you to Create a Social Media Experience Organize Your Tweets with More Than One Twitter Client 14 Is your Twitter Stream out of control? In my efforts to create Social Media Experience I developed various “toolboxes for my Social Networks. use TweetDeck to manage tweets from Social Media experts. Cheers!
WRITTENT BLOG | THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2013
[Social Media] Current Inbound Marketing Trends: 10 Things You Didn’t Expect
Further analysis into the types of companies most likely to employ blogs, social media and email marketing revealed that some of the world’s sharpest groups of professionals, marketing agencies, were the most likely to employ inbound tactics, at 73%. Investing in a website that converts, quality content, and an active social media presence can fill your company’s sales pipeline with 54% more leads, as well as provide cohesiveness which will last much-longer than current marketing trends. 'Inbound is so hot right now. Inbound Is the New Norm. Organic Search Rules.
WRITTENT BLOG | SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2013
[Social Media] An Exhaustive Guide to Exceptional Guest Blogging
While quality content, and a powerful social media strategy are key to earning higher organic search rankings, your website can’t gain authority overnight. If a website lacks an engaged audience, your content won’t result in referral traffic or social media shares. Here are some recommended actions once you’ve submitted your post: Socially Share the Content: Show your appreciation for being allowed to share content by posting links on your social media channels. Track any increases in social media followers or subscribers, as well.
SPIN SUCKS | MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2010
[Social Media] Why Groupon Should Have Taken the Google Deal
Their founders all hit the media circuit like conquering heroes. The popularity at Facebook has peaked, in my opinion as privacy issues, excessive bragging and just plain social fatigue have kicked in. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m a huge tech company fan, and an even bigger fan of the power and transparency of social marketing. Will it suffer the inevitable fatigue most social apps suffer? Besides, they’ve already made the only social media movie they are going make. Guest post by Rusty Speidel , founder of Rowdy.com. History. EA.com?
ARI HERZOG | SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2012
[Social Media] Testing
When he's not blogging, Ari helps brands improve their digital media marketing. Comments Comments Related Stories Why You Should Unfriend Facebook Friends Twitter Verifies Vice President Paul Ryan #MySMCStory: Social Media Club and Me. MediaThis is a temporary blog post for Technorati to verify my blog with claim token HZJXBET4X77X. Upon verification, this post will be deleted. Please continue reading Testing and leave a comment if inspired. Got a question? Need help? Contact Ari today!
MINDJUMPERS | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2012
[Social Media] Content Marketing: Dos and Dont’s [Report]
In addition, 21 experts and influencers within the fields of content marketing, search engine optimization and social marketing are sharing their thoughts and advices in the new report. Ekaterina Walter, Social Media Strategist, Intel, summarizes: “Content will become more critical than ever before. Report: How Social Marketing Works for Retail Brands [Report]. Skyworld.com has just released their second complimentary white paper from the series on Successful Content Marketing. The report defines content marketing as both “an art and a science.
CHARLENE LI | SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2010
[Social Media] The Open Leadership Awards 2010 Winners - Founder of Altimeter.
We received submissions from a range of individuals and organizations, and are excited to announce the winners onstage today at Altimeter Group’s first conference, Rise of Social Commerce , at the Four Seasons Hotel in Palo Alto California. Dell has been an active participant in social media but what continues to impress us is that they are committed to continually pushing the boundaries of social business by pushing engagement into all areas of their business practice. Now, without further ado, the winners! The [.] The [.] The Starfish and the Spider.) The [.]
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
SOCIALNOMICS | FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012
[Social Media] Ann Romney on Twitter, Tweets What Most Moms Know
For those that have not been following the news over the last 24 hours or so involving Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney’s wife, Ann, and Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen, the two have risen to the top of the charts in the social media world all because of motherhood. Even the current First Lady, Michelle Obama, got involved in the social media discussion Thursday, tweeting “Every mother works hard, and every woman deserves to be respected.”. During an appearance on FOX News Thursday, Romney responded that her career choice was to be a mother. respect that.
SPIN SUCKS | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2012
[Social Media] The Name Game: ‘AAAA Taxi’ Won’t Cut it Anymore
Ken Mueller is the owner of Inkling Media , a social media marketing and communications consultancy in Lancaster, Pa. Today’s guest post is by Ken Mueller. What do you think when you hear Spike’s Salon & Spa? Joe’s Garage says one thing, but what about Fifi’s Garage? The name of your business is important. It says a lot about you, and it can convey all sorts of information: From what you do to who you are, and what your mindset is as well. You can’t always just go with the obvious or what may have worked for others in the past. The Game of the Name. Probably not.
SOSHABLE | FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 2012
[Social Media] Digg Traffic Falls out of Top 200 on Alexa, Heading Out of Top 400
Others point to the decision to take the social components out of Digg, making submitting content virtually worthless and putting together a news aggregation page that is clearly moderated rather than voted on by the Digg community. There is no longer a remnant of what the social media giant once was. Digg Featured Social News BetaworksMost believed that when Betaworks bought Digg last month and announced plans to revamp the site completely, that they were getting a recognized domain and a good amount of traffic to go with it. Today, it officially has.
JACOB MORGAN | MONDAY, JUNE 14, 2010
[Social Media] Introducing the New Chess Media Group!
Social Media Globetrotter Home Consulting Speaking Travel Blog About SOCIAL MEDIA GLOBETROTTER Introducing the New Chess Media Group! View Comments June 14th, 2010 So I know you’ve heard me talking a lot about our new site design and it’s FINALLY live at Chess Media Group.com thanks to our friends over at Blue Sail Creative. This new site launch actually means quite a lot for Chess Media Group; essentially it’s our first real site geared towards the enterprise and mid-size market. Social CRM, and Social Media strategies.
DIVA MARKETING BLOG | TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2012
[Social Media] Bayler Healthcare System Takes A Leap Into Pinterest: Interview with Ashley Howland (Part 2)
The secret to success in any social network, or blog, marketing strategy is elevating the content direction to beyond just messaging about the brand product. Ashely Howland , Bayler Healthcare System's social media manager,talks about how she and her team are executing a successful Pinterest strategy. Diva Marketing/Toby: In any new social media endeavor, they will not come unless you tell them. Physicians have been very slow to adopt social media. As I mentioned above, all social media sites have their risks, but training and education is key.
SOSHABLE | MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2010
[Social Media] Crossroads: 7 Questions that Twitter, Digg, and Others Must Answer in 2011
Most people who are passionate about their favorite social media sites are often blinded by their feelings. Social media is mercurial with it’s rate of change and as a result many (most?) To say social media will be bigger in 2011 is like saying a 5-year-old will be bigger when she’s 6-years-old. It is still in its infancy and while many people are engulfed in some form of social media, there are still billions of people who haven’t been on Facebook or its kind before. How Do We Get More Into The Social Media Game?
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
[Social Media] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Matt Cutts on Blackhat SEO
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. Tips for Creating Posts That Will Spread on Social Media – If you want a post that is going to spread like wildfire, you have to consider the following when creating your content to ensure that your post will be given extra social media love. Social Media / Social Networking. Have Your Registered for Blog World Yet? So what are you waiting for?? Blogging / Writing.