TWIST IMAGE | TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2012
[Social Media] Facebook Should Not Be Treated like Other Media
If you ask a nerd like me, you'll probably hear the words "online social network" or "social media channel" bandied around. we wind up in one place: Facebook is a media company. If Facebook is a media company, we then have to ask ourselves: what kind of media channel does Facebook provide and how does it compare to those other media channels? Why are we trying to make Facebook be like every other media business? The above posting is my twice-monthly column for The Huffington Post called, Media Hacker. media.
TREY PENNINGTON | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2010
[Social Media] Story is more important than the brand
Another investment you could make to improve your storytelling insight and capabilities: attend the Social Story Conference in Greenville, South Carolina on September 24. See you in two weeks at Social Story Conference Greenville! Home About Book Trey to Speak Let’s Connect #smBBQ Subscribe trey pennington connections, content, conversations: commerce™ Story is more important than the brand by trey on September 6, 2010 If only I were to say it, you would be right to be skeptical. “The story is more powerful than the brand , so says Tom Peters. He LIVES story.
NOWSOURCING | THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2011
[Social Media] Friends Don’t Let Friends Drink And Facebook
If you are unsure whether or not you can update soberly, please take the social media sobriety test. Everyday I am on Facebook, it never fails, at some point I will be completely baffled by someone’s status update. too am guilty of the odd or unnecessary update here and there, which is I why I no longer operate Facebook while drinking. I’m not saying every person who spouts off passive aggressive updates or updates that record your every move or act as an emotional, is drunk – but I really hope you are. Image). Goodbye.. Image). Image). Image). PARTY!.
DANNY BROWN | FRIDAY, AUGUST 6, 2010
[Social Media] Run Your Business Like a Cocktail Stick - Danny Brown
You might also like: Introducing Social Media to Your Business Using Facebook Like to Market Your Business The Business of Dating Tags: Business , organizational development , people 12 voices - share yours! Corporate Social Media Perspectives – Plus Six Success Steps | Social Media Notebook says: August 14, 2010 at 10:06 pm [.] Danny Brown had some splendid suggestions about corporate social media success while he was talking about Running Your Business Like A Cocktail Stick: [.] Share Save Think about the humble cocktail stick.
WEB METRICS GURU | THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011
[Social Media] Know Your Audience: Discovering Learning and Development Insights
listened Jeannine D’Allegro talk about what her team does and now listen to coworker Paul Dyer from WCG speak to the challenges to communication within companies and who owns it and the 4 ways to approach Social Media Analysis – monitoring,listening, analyzing, measuring. Also, listening data is good when you already have some good hard work upfront via primary research and then use, contingent on how well Radian6 is set up, pull much more data in the social space. Title: Know your audience: Discovering Learning and Development Insights.
SOCIALNOMICS | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2013
[Social Media] Article marketing the true competitor for online marketing
No doubt, other means of marketing your articles including online marketing too exist and people have been trying various strategies including email marketing, sharing through social media websites and word of mouth to promote their services and products. This in no way is possible with other means of online marketing as sharing through social media or email marketing. You will be able to increase the reach of your business effectively, as such people rarely care for joining an email list or checking out social media websites for buying a product.
PUSHING SOCIAL | MONDAY, AUGUST 4, 2014
[Social Media] Sick Blog? Here Are 13 Ways To Fix It
I started two blogs that failed and have had to revive Pushing Social many times. Instead of comments, focus on the time the reader spends interacting with your content, the number of social media shares, and subscriptions to your offer. Social platforms like Facebook and Google+ may be better places to interact with your audience. 'Are you frustrated with your blog''s performance? Then you''ve probably scoured Google looking for simple ways to get your blog back on track. I''ve been there. No readers, No Subscribers, No Comments / engagement, and no sales. No Sales.
IDACONCPTS | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2011
[Social Media] What to Expect When Hiring a PPC Management Company
If you do choose to work with professionals, hopefully they offer an integrated approach and provide SEO, website development, and social media services as well. If you are trying to decide whether to work with a PPC management company, you are probably preoccupied with one major factor: cost. PPC management fees vary greatly, however, and depend on a variety of factors. Obviously, if you launch your campaign without the expertise of a PPC management company, there will not be an additional fee for services, and, with that, your choice may seem obvious. Not necessarily.
GAURAVONOMICS | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2010
[Social Media] How to Design Social Games That Are Easy to Learn (Accessible) But.
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 « I Am Really Excited About My New Asia Regional Role With MS&LGroup 18 Social Media Use Cases: Conversation, Campaign and Community » How to Design Social Games That Are Easy to Learn (Accessible) But Difficult to Master (Challenging)? Tony says that social game designers should avoid six design elements that make a game hardcore: 1.
TWIST IMAGE | FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2012
[Social Media] The End Of The Laptop
From a marketing perspective, it's even more fascinating: brands are still grappling with websites, e-commerce platforms and social media in a web-based browser world as they slowly trickle into mobile (on the smartphone side). social media. Let's start with the story from a market of one. bought the first iPad from Apple and loved it immediately. wound up lugging it around with me all over the world along with my MacBook Pro. As soon as the latest version of the MacBook Air was released, I got one. It quickly became my most favorite computer of all time. whatever!).
PUSHING SOCIAL | MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2013
[Social Media] The Sport of Blogging
'I met Chris at Social Slam last year and remember thinking that this was a dude that was going to shake up the marketing space. I’m happy to give him the stage today at Pushing Social. couple ways you can help the process is by having all the important social media sharing buttons (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+) in place and by having your Twitter handle automatically included at the end of the shared tweets. You can and should track social shares, visits and referrals on Google Analytics, and you email subscriber count. Enjoy (Stan).
MINDJUMPERS | THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2013
[Social Media] Facebook Graph Search: Why Investors Shouldn’t Worry
Much anticipated, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled this week that Facebook has built Graph Search – a search engine within Facebook that combines web search with your social graph thus making it possible to search your entire life and those of your friends. Graph Search offers an entirely new way to explore your social life by asking questions in a natural language and even very specific queries. However, Graph Search’s social aspect brings a whole new value to Facebook, as you can now find inspiration for things that are leisure related. Continuous Google war.
KYLE LACY | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2012
[Social Media] Using Innovative Marketing with Old-School Investments
It is just important for you to have a grasp of the use of social media in promoting your vending machine. One of the greatest ways to make some extra cash is to put money into an old-school investment, such as a vending machine. Vending machines are one way that you can earn a side income and do virtually nothing. You can hire people to take care of every aspect of the operation of a vending machine. You can also easily promote a vending machine service with innovative marketing techniques. Think about the location that your vending machine will be located at.
SPIN SUCKS | WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2010
[Social Media] Spin Sucks Relaunches!
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 07 2010 Spin Sucks Relaunches! Related Posts Social Media and PR: Are Journalists Quicker to Adapt? Spin Sucks relaunches with a new design, look, and feel! But that’s not all…check out what’s to come! love it.
KIKOLANI | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2013
[Social Media] Is Your Blog Better Now Than When You Started It?
When it comes to blogging, numbers mean traffic and social media metrics. You’ll see increased activity on your social media properties and referral traffic from such sites. Is Social Activity. Maybe your readers aren’t commenting on your blog because they’re sharing it on their social networks and the conversation is happening there. Do you see traffic coming back to your blog from social media networks? This is a guest post by Julie Neidlinger. What does “better” mean, anyway? Where is your blog at today?
OUTSPOKENMEDIA.COM | MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2010
[Social Media] Curation. Can you Filter Free Content
Home About Services Blog Contact Outspoken Media Curation. Media Sites like New York Magazine, Drudge, Mediaite, HuffingtonPost (you can’t tell the difference between which posts on HuffPo are links, which were paid for and which they were written by staffers, and that’s intentional) Brands like Pepsi, Zappos, Etsy and Starbucks eCommerce/Consumer sites like Yelp, FourSquare and RocAWear The way the Web is set up, if someone doesn’t like how you’re using their material, they can tell you to stop. That means we’re going to BLOW through this.
TWIST IMAGE | WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012
[Social Media] The Old (Evolving) Rules
That's obviously not the case - especially when it comes to social media. Because they have some visibility in the marketplace (they're a known entity in media), they asked whether or not they should follow everyone back on Twitter who is following them. Why not go back and look at all of your digital marketing channels (website, mobile environment, search engine optimization, email marketing, social media, affiliate program, web analytics, etc.) media. social media. social media rules. Are rules set and permanent? No more.
THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2012
[Social Media] The Inevitable Next Economy
So called “social media” is creating thousands of platforms upon which people reorganize themselves around interests, affinities, relationship, and commerce. Human civilization has progressed through many stages. Each stage arose from the “integration” of the tools developed in the prior stage. Believe it or not, the next economic paradigm will arise from the integration of the tools being developed in the current stage of human development. People would collect fallen branches and burn them for heat or cooking. They sharpened rocks to chop down trees for warmth and shelter.
SOSHABLE | MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2011
[Social Media] Data Visualization Makes Knowledge Beautiful, Powerful
One of the first questions that people ask when we discuss our social media services is “why should we use infographics?” ” As our partners at Column Five Media say, “Data Visualization communicates information to a large audience. Here’s a quick view of the answer: Featured Infographics Social Freshness data visualizations infographic motion graphicsKnowledge is power, but how do we make knowledge powerful?” ” Their answer (and we agree) is through data visualizations. Still, what does it all mean and how does it work?
KIKOLANI | WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2011
[Social Media] Want Traffic? Then Make Things Happen
And so I put aside all the existing posts and started focusing on a couple of niches, blogging and social media. Social Media Links. Ah, the wonders of social media. This is a guest post by Ramcel Gatchalian. The million-dollar question every newbie blogger ask is “How can I drive traffic to my blog?. Driving Traffic. Sure you can find tons of resources over the internet from successful bloggers who tackle topics on how they were able to achieve traffic when they started a decade ago, more or less. My Story. said, “Wow! That is something.
PUSHING SOCIAL | MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012
[Social Media] These Blog Posts Always Get Noticed
I was passionate about how social media could be pushed to achieve huge goals. I couldn’t crack the code. Copy Junkie, my second attempt at blogging, was failing fast. Even though the blog was packed with information and tips they were getting ignored. What sucked was that I was doing everything right. I was commenting on other blogs. I was pitching and begging for guest posts. I even bought Google Adwords traffic! Copy Junkie still sucked wind. remember staring at my screen muttering – “What the hell am I doing wrong?” ” Sci-Fi To The Rescue. Wrong.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | SUNDAY, AUGUST 26, 2012
[Social Media] dot coma – Are Domain Names Even Relevant Now?
Jay Baer is a hype-free social media and content strategist & speaker, and co-author of The NOW Revolution. Jay is the founder of [link] and host of the Social Pros podcast. is a post from: Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting. Digital Media domain names go daddy internet directI have been in digital marketing a long time. How long? When I started, domain names were free , because why would anyone pay money for something of no consequence? Fast forward. ” Anheuser-Busch: “How much?”
TRADESMEN INSIGHTS | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012
[Social Media] Are You Using Landing Pages? If Not, Maybe You Should Be.
By sending a follow-up thank you to those that downloaded material, you have the opportunity to offer them additional info and downloads, as well as asking them to share this with others via social media. Marketing Tips Marketing Tools Social Marketing Traditional Marketing hub spot landing pages optimizing landing pages professional tradesmen sarah goligerNo matter what kind of promotion you’re doing, when going after the professional tradesmen, the bottom line is you want them to ask for more info and ultimately a sale. You
ARI HERZOG | THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012
[Social Media] Happy 5th Birthday to My Blog
If you’ve never visited the archive , you can trace my beginning blog posts about apartment life and the environment and discover my first posts about social media. continue to tweet and update stuff on my new Facebook community , and I’ve recently dabbled with newer media tools such as Pinterest and Fuzz. You can expect to learn theoretical and social business applications of new and emerging media. You can expect to see what people are saying on my complementary new and emerging media communities I created on LinkedIn and Facebook.
ARI HERZOG | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2011
[Social Media] Build Common Relationships with Commonred
Traditionally, for those founders and entrepreneurs who may not necessarily have access to VCs or angels, or may not have had success with AngelList, accelerators, or pitching their ideas to media outlets, the road to victory can be a tough one. Ari Herzog provides social media marketing and editorial services. Related articles you may enjoy: Why Social Media Does Not Bring Us Closer. Media networkingThe best place to build meaningful professional relationships, according to company founder Derek Andersen, is Commonred. Why should Joe, anyway?
SPIN SUCKS | TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2011
[Social Media] Rules of the Road
It’s not a blog post about social media. My very first two-person time trial. This is not a blog post about PR or marketing. It’s not even a blog post about entrepreneurship or leadership. But it’s a post about something I care deeply about so I hope you’ll grant me a little leeway today. Family History. My dad rode his bike my entire life. Mostly because we only had one car and he had two jobs and there was only one way for him to get to work. But he was always on that bike and it didn’t matter if it was sunny or snowing. He rode. But I love it now.
JUSTIN LEVY | TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2009
[Social Media] Gary Vaynerchuk Treats People Like Goldfish
Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Gary Vaynerchuk Treats People Like Goldfish Written on August 18, 2009 by Justin Levy in community , gary vaynerchuk , networking , social media , video 8 Comments - Leave a comment! Photo by: a_trotskyite Tags: community , gary vaynerchuk , networking , social media , videos Written by Justin Levy « Previous Post Next Post » [link] justinlevy Do you treat everyone like they’re a goldfish? So, what did he mean by this? So Thank YOU!
SPIN SUCKS | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2010
[Social Media] Top Five Stories for Week Ending Sept. 17, 2010 | 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 Sep 17 2010 Top Five Stories for Week Ending Sept. And since I my last couple of flights had wifi I’ve been able to stay connected and update blogs and social media networks as well. 17, 2010. Happy reading/viewing! It happens.
GAURAVONOMICS | WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2010
[Social Media] The Difference Between Communities, Social Networks and Social.
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 « afaqs! Story on What the Sunsilk Gang of Girls Redesign Means for Branded Social Networks Fascinating Mid-2008 Panel Discussion on Social Game Design » The Difference Between Communities, Social Networks and Social Outposts Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! Each person has one social network.
JEFF KORHAN | MONDAY, JULY 5, 2010
[Social Media] Kids Want Social Content Too
Jeff Korhan - New Media and Small Business Marketing Home About Me Working With Me Speaking Favorites Trends Subscribe « Personal Experience Drives Your Small Business | Main | Small Business Marketing Talk - #8 » July 05, 2010 Kids Want Social Content Too Facebook is Dying Recently, my daughter matter-of-factly suggested Facebook was dying. If you are like me, you really don't consider YouTube to be a social network. As you can infer, anywhere on the social Web where you are delivering a message is a community. Hmm.
JEFF KORHAN | MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2010
[Social Media] Stop Following Instructions and Explore
Jeff Korhan - New Media and Small Business Marketing Home About Me Working With Me Speaking Favorites Trends Subscribe « Facebook Groups Simplified | Main | Blogging Wet » October 11, 2010 Stop Following Instructions and Explore One of the characteristics of the social networks is that you are asked to fill in the blanks when you complete your profile, establish your notification or privacy settings, or connect with other applications. This is one of the secrets of taking full advantage of the what is possible with your social media marketing.
TWIST IMAGE | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2014
[Social Media] Was Eleven Years Of Relentless Blogging Worth It?
Still, I get asked - more often than you might think - what the future holds for social media? Social media is still all about blogging. The future of social media is deeply rooted in blogging. The real "winners" of social media today are the Instagram and Snapchat plays: quick, fast, mobile, images with small commentary. media appearance. media correspondent. social media. 'It was eleven years ago today. Actually, that''s a bit of a lie. started blogging eleven years ago yesterday. Bring it on. words.
TWIST IMAGE | SUNDAY, MARCH 17, 2013
[Social Media] Hacking The Media (Again)
We are getting more regular when it comes to recording Media Hacks. Welcome to episode #42 of Media Hacks. Unfortunately, Penn was not able to make the recording (and Smith jumped in mid-chat), but it's still chock-full of gabbing and inside baseball about everything from Internet culture and technology news to why the majority of us did not attend SXSW (but should have) and how tired some of us are of social media (and some who aren't). media hacks. online social network. real time media. social experience. social media.
TWIST IMAGE | SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2011
[Social Media] There Is No "Buy" Button On The Brain
media hacks. online social network. social media 101. social media marketing. Episode #280 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. What's going on up there? mean in your brain. Is it possible that our marketing efforts can embed themselves so deep in our psyche that it makes Inception look like The Sound of Music ? to better brand and market their wares. If you're curious to know how deep a brand can go, this Podcast is for you. Enjoy the conversation. bite size edits. blogging. blue sky factory.
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2011
[Social Media] Why Content Marketing Fails
People don’t really want marketing in any form of social media, much less content ! They don’t want it in their social games. In that sense, Clay Shirky was right: Everyone Is a Media Producer. This in turn creates an increasing sense of information overload anxiety for readers who have to choose from a wide variety of traditional media, new media from professional content creators, corporate and nonprofit produced content, and yes, amateur media. Learn media best practices and how to deliver a story in a compelling fashion.
BRASS TACK THINKING | FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 2010
[Social Media] Friday Fun: The Buzzword Graveyard
Going forward Think outside the box Push the envelope Leverage Bandwidth applied to scheduling “Solutions as a term for anything you can't find the right term for Impact as a verb “it's not rocket science ROI “Content is king Transparency “The comments on my post are better than my post! (A uniquely social media conceit) [link] BaileyMcC Yes! What a revolutionary idea, you're harnassing the wisdom of the crowds using social media and web 2.0 1 hated word right now: social. Wouldn’t that be refreshing? Awesome.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014
[Social Media] How One Father Used a Social Army to Find his Son
bringjerryhome Tweet This Trial by Fire Bob Pfeifer used social media to bring his son home. When he didn’t return from the trip, Bob used social media to make contacts across the world so he could find his son. At first, Bob didn’t know much about social media. They’d post pictures of Jerry with the story in the local language on Facebook pages for local bars, entertainers, and media outlets. From there, Jerry’s Army (and Bob’s cause) gained traditional media attention , as well. Holy Social!
WRITTENT BLOG | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2013
[Social Media] Top 25 Must Read Content Marketing Blogs
Tips, social media writing advice and strategies for creating great web copy by the first agency to ‘focus on SEO content development.’ The writers at Convince & Convert are ‘social and content accelerators’ who will help you improve your content marketing skills. 'The marketing industry is diverse and ever changing, and one of the easiest ways to stay on top is to read the most relevant and pertinent blogs. image credit: Flickr. For businesses who blog, content marketing is vital. Content Marketing Institute. ’ 2. Copypressed. The Copybot.
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011
[Social Media] Beyond Facebook and Twitter
That was the first social media conference in memory that did not include at least one conversation centered around Facebook or Twitter. As a blogger who has covered social media use for more than five years this feels really good, providing a sense of the sector’s arrival. Crowdrise’s Robert Wolfe opened the kimono discussing Edward Norton Jr’s involvement, and how MooseJaw led him to create a fun social fundraising site. Are communicators moving beyond the need for simple information about these social networks? NonProfit 2.0
THE REALTIME REPORT | WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, 2014
[Social Media] Yo. Is It Here To Stay?
Yo has been host to plenty of media attention (both good and bad), but since its brief moment in the spotlight roughly two weeks ago, there has been little published about the app. Related Stories Social Media Campaigns Kick-Off 2014 World Cup MyPermissions’ Android App: Is Your Private Information Secure? 'The seemingly pointless app Yo , which was released, rather fittingly, on April 1st, is causing a buzz in the mobile world. Yo lets users send messages to friends that say “Yo”– and thats it. So is it for real? ” ( Mashable ).
SOSHABLE | SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2011
[Social Media] The Bing-Twitter-Tsunami Debacle: Intentions Speak Louder Than Tweets
In this case, it would not have taken a social media guru to see where this road was leading. real social media marketing firm would have understood the community and the way that social media works to they point that they would have warned the Bing marketing department of this faux pas. The key to using social media is to understand that intentions are almost always transparent. On social media, intentions are transparent. Twitter is a realm of news, sharing, and communication. “Let’s ride this wave. With whom?
SOCIALFISH | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014
[Social Media] BYOA for Newbies
Each of your employees may have their favorite apps for things like organizing their social media accounts, and when ten different people access these accounts via different platforms, it can compromise your consistency. 'Guest post for the SocialFish by Dean Cope. ——– Now that BYOD or ‘Bring Your Own Device’ policies are becoming more mainstream in the modern business world, the BYOA or ‘Bring Your Own App’ trend is the next big thing. Bring Your Own Spreadsheet. Like BYOD, BYOA has advantages and disadvantages. Work and Home.
SOCIALFISH | SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2014
[Social Media] Crazy Fundraising Events To Raise Money For Charity
———— Coming to the conclusion that there is a little too much doom and gloom in the media these days, I decided to override the sinking feeling and go on the hunt for the feel good factor. Related Posts 5 Rules for Your Social Voice During A Crisis Engaging Through YouTube – Charity Inspiration Multichannel Marketing For Nonprofits 3 Facts About Fundraising on Social Media It’s that time of year again- the DoGooder Awards are back! 'Periodically, we like to give the floor to an association or nonprofit who requests it. Did I succeed?
TWIST IMAGE | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2013
[Social Media] The Mobile-Only Strategy Imperative
Make no mistake about it, once again the consumers are ahead of the brands on this one (as they were with social media). The average consumer is getting by just fine with a tablet and/or a smartphone in terms of their day-to-day lives (browsing, engaging in social media, sending the odd email, etc.). Just look at what Facebook did to switch their browser-based online social network over to a mobile-first strategy. online social network. social media. How long will the personal computer - as we have known it to date- be relevant? For shame.
SPIN SUCKS | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2010
[Social Media] Seven Things I Learned from Tony Hsieh | 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 Sep 08 2010 Seven Things I Learned from Tony Hsieh By Gini Dietrich | Email | Print | 36 Comments | On Friday morning, the Entrepreneurs’ Organization hosted Tony Hsieh , the CEO of Zappos and author of “Delivering Happiness. billion.
SOCIALNOMICS | THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2014
[Social Media] Is Your Mobile Website Optimized the Way It Should Be?
Furthermore, according to statistics , 40% of mobile user’s use social networking on their phone with 28% doing so on a typical day, highlighting the importance for businesses to have a social media strategy as well as incorporating it into their mobile website design. Gyles is currently studying at The University of East Anglia and enjoys writing interesting content on technology and social media in his spare time. 'The last couple years have seen the smart phone change the way that businesses can represent themselves online. Online Viability.
SOCIALNOMICS | SUNDAY, APRIL 20, 2014
[Social Media] Key figures of viral video marketing
Shares on social media : Volkswagen: The Force, 5.3 The new era of viral advertisement, more spectacular, more social, more public, will in a near future reach a number of potential consumer never achieved before by traditional media. 'Let’s hit the hard figures first and look at the biggest…. YouTube channel accumulated views: Evian, over 250 million views. YouTube channel: Red Bull, 3.4 million subscribers. Single ad views: Dove – Real Beauty sketches – 133 million views. million shares (Facebook + Twitter + others). billion views. true viral success. Socialnomic
TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG | TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012
[Social Media] How to Buy a Website
It’s typically a relentless slog of design, content generation, social media engagement, backlinking, and analysis – with the overriding risk that it will all amount to naught. Get my Internet Marketing newsletter , buy my book, The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web , and subscribe to the Techipedia RSS feed. This is a guest post from Andrew Knibbe, Marketing Manager at Flippa. Scroll down for a special offer from Flippa! Patrick Meninga’s post a few weeks back mentioned his experiences in building and ultimately selling his website. Why Buy? Where to Buy.
DIVA MARKETING BLOG | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2011
[Social Media] Who Is Reading Your Blog May Be A Delightful Surprise
when you send your blog or community site into social cyber space it's never totally yours alone again. Girlfriend, it doesn't matter if you're writing on social media topics, manufacturing equipment or dirty martinis (3 olives please!). write about social media marketing, how it impacts branding and can be used to build stronger relationships. As expected marketers pop by and people who are curious about new media. about social media and its role in the job search process. The very smart Nancy White , Full Circle , once told me.
KIKOLANI | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2011
[Social Media] How to Make Money Online Through Blogging and Writing
like to subscribe to the blog in Google Reader and use the PostRank Chrome Extension to see the posts with the most social engagement and then send them some great headlines running along those lines. use my blogging , business , SEO , and social media as a quick reference for people looking for posts by me on specific topics. Be sure to refer to yourself as such in your social media profiles, on your blog in the sidebar and about page, and on your guest post bios so that people will know you are interested in writing offers. Become a Paid Contributor.
SOSHABLE | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2013
[Social Media] Google+ Killed iGoogle
'There’s a story in the Washington Post that blames the death of iGoogle, the personalized homepage that Google created but didn’t really tell anyone about, on social media in general. iGoogle did not fall victim to Facebook, Twitter, or any of the other social sites because it didn’t compete with them. They have other things they’re pursuing now in mobile and other areas, but they are not taking their eyes completely off the social game. Google Google+ News Nugget Search Engines Social Networks google iGoogle Washington Post
WRITTENT BLOG | TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2013
[Social Media] 7 Steps to Creating Titles that Work
If your title is “9 Social Media Management Tips” but your content lists 9 features of your social media management software, you will anger and alienate readers and earn a bad reputation. And shorter titles will appear in their entirety in search results and social media, and searchers are more likely to click through when they can read the whole title. 'Do you struggle at creating titles and headings that capture attention and compel visitors to keep reading? You’re not alone. So if writing a compelling title is hard for you, don’t sweat it. secrets.
SOSHABLE | MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2008
[Social Media] Digg is no longer a Social “News” Site
As much as I have enjoyed Digg over the years, it is officially no longer relevant as a social news site. The concept that social “media can be pictures, videos, podcasts, or articles is great, but what I witnessed tonight was both enjoyable and sad. Tags: Digg Social Media social news Blast. The enjoyable part was that it is raw, clever, and something perfect for this age of YouTube and Flickr where people can be bold and become stars by doing odd things. In this case, it worked (for now). It will probably break 10k. They’re all fun.
DANNY BROWN | MONDAY, AUGUST 23, 2010
[Social Media] You Scratch My Back - Danny Brown
Is there a limit on help or is it part of the whole relationship building approach to social media? It isn’t just restricted to social media. You might also like: Social Media Bashing is Boring as Hell Welcome Back, #12for12k Your Best Work is You Tags: advice , Business , free rides 33 voices - share yours! go through this a lot and I tend to spend a lot of time providing business advice to friends, acquaintances and potential clients -- social media, research, web sites, job search or whatever. or “What methods work for you?”,
DIVA MARKETING BLOG | THURSDAY, JULY 4, 2013
[Social Media] Fourth of July @ Your Own Pace
Celebrating Happy Birthday America, running or watching the Peachtree Road Race or even stepping into a social media world the most successful find their own pace and rewards. Tips To Find Your Social Media Pace. Determine which social platform you''re most comfortable working in. Determne which media you enjoy most when it comes to producing content. How about social radio a la podcasts? How do they integrate and support the social platform/s you chose? down Main Street in Atlanta to participate in the Peachtree Road Race.
ENGAGE | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2013
[Social Media] A List of Reasons to Embrace Content in Your Marketing Mix, Illustrated in Charts
Content is currency in search engines (see point #1) and in social media. Posting content to a website you own (and optimizing it for search and social) will increase your current web traffic. Visibility in search and social leads to … visibility in general. Content Strategy Branded Content Building Community Content (media) Content Marketing content marketing charts content marketing rationale content marketing stats reasons to use content marketingWhat was once a secret weapon to savvy brands is now a marketing staple. Your site ranking will improve.
GAURAVONOMICS | SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 2011
[Social Media] Tweeterati #4: Why Do Celebrities Quit Twitter, Then Return To It?
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. Here’s a Tweeterati column I wrote two weeks back that my Mail Today editor couldn’t use. First, I ended up writing a last minute column on Twitter and the Japan crisis and, then, SRK quitting Twitter wasn’t news anymore. As I didn’t have the time to write an0ther column, perhaps on @ MsRebeccaBlack , Tweeterati took a break last week. But, Tweeterati will be back tomorrow with a fresh new column.
FIREBELLY | FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2012
[Social Media] Online TV Thrives Where Traditional TV Couldn’t
Most importantly, I’ve found so much new tech and social media-related content. I’ve covered one of my favorites, The Social Hour, in a previous post , but there are tons more including iPad Today, Tech News Today, This Week in Tech, The Gadget Giz Wiz, and more… I’ve yet to find a show I didn’t enjoy watching. This is just one example of how the internet opens up a new world for those that would never have a chance in traditional media. I’m a bit late to the bandwagon, but I finally bought a Roku box over the holidays.
FIREBELLY | FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2011
[Social Media] Extra Geeky Gift Ideas
Let’s take a break from social media and realize something important – the holidays are approaching. While it may be nearing 70 degrees here in the Indianapolis area, there’s still a vibe in the atmosphere that makes you realize it’s that time of year. Rhyme unintended. Whether you’re celebrating the start of the Christmas season or the 8 days of Hanukkah, it’s not too late to grab some geeky gifts for the technologists in your life… or even be selfish and buy something four yourself! Anything 8-bit. All from ThinkGeek. Facebook Stamps.
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
[Social Media] Will Media Make Our Children Think Differently?
Semantic data, smaller screens, texting, social media, short videos, network update streams, augment reality, and more continue to evolve the way we receive information from both new and traditional email. Their media information environment is dramatically different than the childhood we remember so fondly. Currently, there is much concern about literacy, and the state of language with texting and short form media. In actuality, what new media seems to be doing is increasing spelling skills and literacy. Point being, media is changing.
SOCIAL WAYNE | SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 2014
[Social Media] 3 Factors to Keep Emotionally Balanced As a Founder
Also you should connect with potential mentors on blogs, social media and through personal emails. 'Originally posted on the Wall Street Journal , Wayne Sutton: 3 Factors to Keep Emotionally Balanced As a Founder. Startup life is fun, it’s cool, it can be fulfilling, and impactful. Who doesn’t want to build the next WhatsApp or Instagram and have millions of people across the world using their product. Startup life has always been branded as hard and exciting. Almost every part of a founder’s journey can be an emotional roller coaster. Mentors are an entrepreneur’s trainer.
KYLE LACY | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2011
[Social Media] 3 Questions to Ask When Evaluating Your NonProfit’s Website
Joel Wolfgang is a Social Media Consultant with @pinnacleindiana & is a frequent speaker at industry events. Recently I was working with a nonprofit arts organization that hosts one very large national musical competition; they have a great looking website, fairly decent numbers of Facebook fans and Twitter followers. was asked to help them to deeper develop their presence online, and to find new ways to engage with people. They had a good presence and even someone to manage it – their problem was that they didn’t have a clear internet marketing focus. —-.
DANNY BROWN | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
[Social Media] Three Years and Counting at DannyBrown.me
Readers; visitors; subscribers; social shares; comments, etc. And there’s nothing wrong with that – after all, we all like to see that the blood, sweat and tears that goes into our blog is worth it, and social proof from numbers is a great way to see this. Or, if they do, they don’t let you know, since you don’t get any comments or your social shares are way below some of your other posts. 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.
BARE FEET STUDIOS | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2009
[Social Media] Confused? Consider Rox's 180 Rule
Home About What We Do PayPal Speaker Contact Subscribe Press / PR Bare Feet Network Internet Literacy for Business: Blogging, Podcasting, Online Video & Social Media Howto, Consulting, Training & Public Speaking Home > Branding , Money Matters , Strategy > Confused? Consider Rox’s 180 Rule by Roxanne Darling on December 3, 2009 When I am doing social web training these days, at least once or twice an hour I implement what I call “Rox’s 180 Rule. And in this case, the use of social media marketing plays in perfectly for the entrepreneur.
JEFF ESPOSITO | FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2013
[Social Media] Irish legal drinking and driving, disposable media & free covers
Are disposable media platforms like Snapchat and Poke the future of social media? an interesting look at non-permanent modes of social media. Could be an interesting read if you are looking for quick hits that have a limited shelf-life or want to run a singular use social media campaign. For some of you it was a short week, but for others (like me) it was a full tilt. Over the course of the week we heard about fake girlfriends, lip syncing some fashion (no clue just heard my coworkers critiquing stuff) and an inauguration. Five for Friday
JEFF ESPOSITO | MONDAY, JULY 5, 2010
[Social Media] Real-Time Twitter use by Wheat Thins
This post was mentioned on Twitter by Social Media Insider. Social Media Insider said: Real-Time Twitter use by Wheat Thins [link] #Socialmedia [.] Cartoon of the day Offline Spam Recent Tweets Powered By Headway Go To Top Copyright © 2010 Strategic thoughts on using social media and public relations in business from Jeff Esposito This work by Jeff Esposito is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Enjoy this post? Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks. Thanks for visiting!
ALMOST SAVVY | FRIDAY, JANUARY 2, 2009
[Social Media] LinkedIn Tip - Got Street Cred?
Home About Testimonials Events Services Webinars Twitter Getting Started on Twitter Webinar Twitter Webinar: Tools and Tips (Intermediate Level) LinkedIn LinkedIn 1 – Getting Started LinkedIn 2 – Building and Leveraging Your Network Ask Calendar Contact Blogging Branding Business Career Facebook LinkedIn Networking Social Media Tips Twitter Lijit Search LinkedIn Tip – Got Street Cred? If you are looking for a social media guru, youve come to the wrong place. Social media is very new and anyone who claims they are a guru likely isnt.
SOCIAL WAYNE | MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2010
[Social Media] New job board for employers and job seekers looking for the best talent and opportunities in web development, SEO and internet marketing
The new job board is powered by JobThread which also powers job boards for other technology news and social media blogs such as ReadWriteWeb, Business Insider, VentureBeat and Marketing Pilgrim. For both the job seeker or employer, the target audience for the job board is internet marketing, location-based marketing, social media, blogging, journalism, web design & development and search (SEO) marketing industries. You can access the job board at Jobs.SocialWayne.com. The cost for posting a job board is $50.00 for 30 days.
TRADESMEN INSIGHTS | TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013
[Social Media] Tips on Getting the Most out of SlideShare
Did you create links between SlideShare and social media sites like LinkedIn and Twitter? Marketing Tips Marketing Tools Social Marketing content marketing institute linkedin groups roger c. SlideShare is gaining traction more and more and it’s not just for slides. SlideShare is averaging over 60 million visits a month and 120 million page views. That means great traction for your SEO and you can target buyers/influencers via tags and channels (customize content). recently read an article by Roger C. Other than the title slide, are they numbered?
WISDOM LONDON | SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 2010
[Social Media] How to…speculatively build B2B relationships « Wisdom London
Here’s where social media comes into its own: The beauty of social media is that we can access a ready stream of data on a given organization or individual, that’s generally on a pretty human level (and if it’s not, they’re not doing it right! Wisdom London Creative Communications is our world… « ‘I want doesn’t get’ – or does it? What I want from online retailers Owls, whales and little birdies: What’s your favourite Twitter client? I blame rural living unreservedly. Here’s how: 1. Why them?
ARI HERZOG | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2012
[Social Media] Reviewing 10 Restaurants on Facebook
Ari Herzog is currently seeking a full time position in social media. Media Strategy branding FacebookFacebook is an excellent marketing platform for a restaurant to help it increase brand awareness, recruit new customers, and empower patrons to network with each other. But which restaurants are doing a great job and which need help? Please watch my video review and post your feedback below. Picture by Matthew Hull. Please continue reading Reviewing 10 Restaurants on Facebook and leave a comment if inspired. Connect on LinkedIn today.
ARI HERZOG | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
[Social Media] Explore My Brand New Facebook Timeline
Ari Herzog provides social media marketing and editorial services. Media FacebookLess than 12 hours ago, Facebook management spoke at an annual conference about the planned release of a new feature to your profile called Timeline. The screenshot above shows the new look. This short exploratory video elaborates… Follow my lead and learn how to set it up today. Be warned, though: Only other Facebook application developers will be able to see your profile (for now). It will be launched to the world over the next few weeks. Thank you for reading! by martinwaxman.
TWIST IMAGE | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2013
[Social Media] Fame Is Exhausting, So Don't Seek It Out
You probably know people who have a lot of friends and followers like this on social media. Media buyers said that latecomers who urgently wanted to break into the NFL ''s marquee event invested as much as $4.5 media. media buyer. social media. social media guru. 'Don''t all famous people look exhausted? Of course that''s probably just a simple man''s interpretation and can be easily psycho-analyzed to death. Still, I have been thinking a lot about fame lately. What does it mean? Why do we seek it out? What is the point? Anything.
DANNY BROWN | SUNDAY, AUGUST 1, 2010
[Social Media] How Smart Are You? - Danny Brown
subscribe to danny subscribe by rss or network search this blog Lijit Search This Blog is Powered By Reader favourites Audi and the Super Bowl Social Media Shit Storm An Invite to Pimp Your Blog Are You Abusing Your Social Media Voice? Home About Me Charities 12for12k Kiva Work With Me About This Blog Disclosure Comment Policy Headway Archives Contact Me Great Blogs How Smart Are You? August 1, 2010 9 voices share yours! Share Save How smart are you? How do you rack up compared to your peers; your competitors; your parallel people? It’s not high school diploma.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2012
[Social Media] Why Stronger Visuals Help You Sell More Stuff
So you will be picking up converting traffic from these social channels and many more. As you’re planning the creative elements for your social efforts, considering the following: Consistency. Represent your brand consistently in all social channels, but allow for some differentation among them to keep the content appealing to the community. Use the images that you post on your social channels to tell a story about the lifestyle of your brand. About the Daniel Lemin: Follow @social_studio. If not panic, then what should the lesson here be? Storytelling.
BLUE FOCUS MARKETING | WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2013
[Social Media] Join the @SocialEmployee Revolution! Start by Downloading Chapter 3 Now! #IBM #Cisco #SouthwestAir
We are excited to share Chapter 3, “Brands Under Pressure” from our new book, The Social Employee: How Great Companies Make Social Media Work , out August 23 through McGraw-Hill ! This free chapter, “Brands Under Pressure,” helps set the stage for The Social Employee ’s many compelling success stories and offers a rallying cry for those brands still sitting on the fence of social business. In the chapter, we argue that the era of the social employee has already begun, whether businesses are ready to accept change or not. ZK7EXj4lDkA.
JEFF KORHAN | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
[Social Media] Marketing with New Media in Mind - Jeff Korhan
Jeff Korhan - New Media and Small Business Marketing Home About Me Working With Me Speaking Favorites Trends Subscribe « Fusing is Confusing: How To Uncomplicate Your Marketing | Main | How Blogging Enhances Your Sales Presentations » September 07, 2010 Marketing with New Media in Mind This past weekend I took two solid days off - no Internet or cell phones. Activity - Any type of sharing or mentions on the social Web are measured and followed up on to encourage more of the same. Relax. And it all coincides with my objectives. Relax.
TWIST IMAGE | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2010
[Social Media] What You Tell A Search Box
As the Web becomes more social, so too much the search engines. Just yesterday, Microsoft 's Bing announced a partnership with Facebook to make their search results more "social." " MSNBC posted a news item titled, Facebook and Bing team-up for social search , yesterday that explains this evolution in search engine results: "Today, Facebook dips its social-media chocolate into Microsoft Bing's peanut butter, introducing a 'social search' engine where Facebook friends and their 'likes' are factored into search results. social media.
ARI HERZOG | THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 2013
[Social Media] Mobile Technology and Your Small Business
They (and you) believe in the creation of the social web and mobile technologies are the key reasons for this substantial climb. With the increase in social media and technology, this has opened the window for small businesses to gain an edge again. Instead, having instant access to email, texting, phone calls, and even social media sites, small businesses can pull ahead in the personal touch department again. When he's not blogging, Ari helps brands improve their digital media marketing. Mobile technology is not one thing. It is a way of life now.
STEPHEN P SMITH | MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2013
[Social Media] Content Marketing Ideas
8 Content Marketing Trends for B2B | Social Media Examiner. In a related conversation, Nate Riggs , director of social business at the Karcher Group , put it this way: “This is great news for displaced journalists and (content) producers looking to reinvent.” It is quite conceivable that this challenge will help to create more business and employment opportunities for content developers. ” Key Takeaway : If your plan is to produce more content next year, think of ways to recycle what you already have. Editor’s note: Special Announcement.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2013
[Social Media] How Not to Win Any Marketing Awards Ever
Jay Baer is a hype-free social media and content strategist & speaker, and author of Youtility: Why Smart Marketing is About Help not Hype. Jay is the founder of [link] and host of the Social Pros podcast. How Not to Win Any Marketing Awards Ever is a post from: Convince and Convert: Social Media Strategy and Content Marketing Strategy. Digital Agency Toolkit Digital Media PR 2.0 'image from BigStock.com. Lately, I’ve been asked to judge quite a few marketing awards competitions. Look, I get it. have seen some god-awful entries. Just stop it.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2013
[Social Media] Should You Care About Instagram Video?
Jay Baer is a hype-free social media and content strategist & speaker, and author of Youtility: Why Smart Marketing is About Help not Hype. Jay is the founder of [link] and host of the Social Pros podcast. is a post from: Convince and Convert: Social Media Strategy and Content Marketing Strategy. 'In this edition of The Baer Facts, I talk with Kyle Lacy of ExactTarget about Instagram video, and whether we should care as marketers. Are We Asking the Wrong Question? This is not the case. Youtube and Vimeo (and Wistia) co-exist. >>Books.
ENGAGE | FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2011
[Social Media] I Stream, You Stream
Related articles Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart – review (guardian.co.uk) Super Scary Dystopian Nightmare: Gary Shteyngart’s satire delivers [Book Review] (io9.com) If you liked this, try: The Lifespan of Social Media Content (Or, the Fish, the Stream, and the Shore) The Physical Fitness of Content Me Data, You Jane. G ary Shteyngart’s recent best-selling novel, “Super Sad True Love Story,” is set in an absurdly distopian but sadly plausible future where the information age has reached maximum insanity. Talk about your niche programming! don’t know.
KYLE LACY | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
[Social Media] Corporate Content : The Attack of the Social Machines
Application event streams – timely business intelligence (BI) updates that can be followed and discussed in a social activity stream – promise to kick start conversations around critical business data. Yammer and Salesforce.com’s Chatter application apply these same concepts to business, enabling workers to share their thoughts and experiences in a social activity stream for the enterprise. Social Media and Business Intelligence Converge. social media user interface also invites a broader audience into the conversation. Guest Post
PROBLOGGER | SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2011
[Social Media] How to Write in a More Personal and Engaging Tone
Using social media. Whether it’s Twitter or some other form of social media, or perhaps something else, if you have an outlet where you can share on a more personal level, it does seem to “humanize you a little. Multi-media. Similarly, using different forms of media has the potential to humanize you. While it’s not everyone’s cup of tea, multi-media can certainly add something when it comes to building personal connections. This has happened to me numerous times over the years. Tell personal stories. Write as you speak.
SOCIAL WAYNE | FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2014
[Social Media] Tapestry 3.0 Makes Its Easy to Create, Read and Share Awesome Short Stories
Now that everyone is a content creator in our meme/ selfie social media world Tapestry 3.0 'Yesterday via TechCrunch , Betaworks backed Tapestry Released an update to their app that allowed users to Build Stories In-App. Tapestry is a growing collection of short, wonderful stories made for reading on your phone. Inspired by Robin Sloan’s Fish: a tap essay, Tapestry is a new way of storytelling, embracing some of the most important pieces of telling a great story: succinctness, pacing, and creativity. It’s simple: tap to move forward in a story. announcement story here.
THE WAY OF THE WEB | THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2011
[Social Media] A very cool Friday project…
You may well be seeing more of this in the future… In other news, I’ve just finished a nice report for someone I can’t name, which saw huge increases for web traffic and social media presence (and engagement), which is matching up nicely with sales. And my own sites, which I can mention, have been seeing a big increase in traffic recently – currently edging up towards the 30,000 uniques a month total, which is nice. Dan Thornton cool sci fi trailer marketing science fiction film short film
BLUE FOCUS MARKETING | TUESDAY, MAY 27, 2014
[Social Media] Join @RDucre #IBM & @CKBurgess for a @SocialEmployee Discussion at @IM_Week – Integrated Marketing Week #IMW14 #SocBiz
'I am proud to announce that I will be joining Renee Ducre ( @RDucre ), the global marketing director at IBM ( @IBM ), to discuss some of the many ideas in Blue Focus Marketing’s Amazon best-selling book, The Social Employee , as part of the events of the second annual Integrated Marketing Week ( @IM_Week ). Topics to be discussed include an overview of what it means to be a social employee are and why they’re valuable, how brands can build thriving cultures of social employees within the workplace, and why social executives are so essential to the whole process.
WRITTENT BLOG | SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 2013
[Social Media] Macklemore, Upworthy, and Content Marketing Strategy News of the Week
Macklemore’s success is due to more than just great content in the form of viral songs, it can be attributed to his outstanding presence on social media. In a truly brilliant post at Maximizing Social Business, Kristen Matthews offers some unique and actionable insights. This piece includes a step-by-step guide to building relationships through social media with niche marketers, and ideas for rewarding your company’s ambassadors. Is There Really Such Thing as Unique Social Media Content? With over 2.2 Her first recommendation? Certainly not.
ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST | THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2010
[Social Media] Another press release announcing a twitter account « Online.
Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Another press release announcing a twitter account January 14, 2010 in media , social media marketing | Tags: press releases , SEO , twitter The journalist in me makes it impossible to stop reading press releases. days ago This one caught my attention: Junk research, shabby journalism and social media. just can’t do it. There is a trend I’m noticing of late. Here goes. del.icio.us
WAXING UNLYRICAL | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2011
[Social Media] Getting Back on Track
So while I’m still playing catch up with email, social media, blogging, and so on, I’m definitely getting back on track. It’s been just about a month since I told you WUL’s publishing schedule would be indefinitely halted. Well… I’m back! More or less, that is… Many of you have asked, so here is what happened and how the last month went. Remember I told you I had to undergo a laparotomy (that’s abdominal surgery, where they cut into your tummy, not fun) to have a mass on one of my ovaries removed. In the OR. Recovery is tiring.
GET SOCIAL PR | FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2012
[Social Media] Friday 5: Best of Social PR Tips
Small Businesses Getting Results With Social Media: When it comes to social media success, there’s no need to reinvent the wheel. Friday 5: Best of Social PR TipsLinkedIn Tips: A 12 Step Checklist for Optimizing Your Profile : In an ideal world, job seekers would be recruited for a position without having to send out hundreds of resumes, recruiters would quickly narrow their search to a few relevant candidates, and throngs of customers would come to you and beg to do business with you. With LinkedIn, this ideal is quickly becoming a reality. Read more.
SOSHABLE | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2013
[Social Media] Free Ebook on Business Blogging
It is the content generation that bolsters your SEO, the posts you share to your social media accounts, and the voice of your company on the internet. 'Blogging is the engine that drives your digital marketing activities. If you don’t pay the proper amount of respect to your blog, you’re going to suffer for it in the long run. truly successful digital marketing strategy involves blogging well, and blogging often. Wikimotive has written a limited-edition eBook called ‘10 Business Blogging Blunders’. In this one, you’ll learn: Some blogging best practices. And More!
SOSHABLE | SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2010
[Social Media] Why Every Event In The World Should Allow Participant Live-Tweeting
The NFL’s policy on Twitter and other social networks prohibits their use beginning 90 minutes before a game until following the conclusion of media interviews after a game. Here are some other examples: The various levels of government could use social networks to get their ideas out quickly. These buzzwords work because they’re true in an ideal social media society – we want to use these to connect with friends, family, and interests. Social Freshness Social Networks TwitterOrganizations have banned it. Sound crazy?
TWIST IMAGE | SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2011
[Social Media] The Revival Of TV Advertising
long-time friend (and one of the main inspirations behind the Six Pixels of Separation Blog and Podcast), we've decided to hold monthly conversations, debates and back-and-forths that will dive a little deeper into the Digital Marketing and Social Media landscape. may well be driving a whole new revival for television advertising (whether the new media folk like it or not). media hacks. online social network. social media 101. social media marketing. Reality television, specialty television, cable TV, TV on demand, etc. advertising.
SOCIALFISH | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2011
[Social Media] Times are hard. Associations make the world better.
What does all of this have to do with the cheeky social media snark we normally serve up here? Maddie and I attended the ASAE Summit Awards Dinner a few days ago. It’s a beautiful event held annually in Washington, DC. We were at the National Building Museum, with it’s spectacular architecture highlighted with uplights, an understated stage set, and beautiful party decor. We had drinks, wine and a three-course dinner. And a lot of money was raised for ASAE’s Power of A Fund. For the 1,100 people who attended last night, it was an awesome, memorable event.
ONE SOCIAL MEDIA | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2010
[Social Media] 6 Ways Journalists Can Use Twitter Better
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FRESHNETWORKS | TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2009
[Social Media] Customer service is the new marketing
Matt Rhodes Online communities Required reading Business Business Services co-creation customer communities customer experience customerservice freshminds FreshNetworks Get Satisfaction innovation Lane Becker marketing next09 On the Web online communities online market research online research community social media Social network social networking Twitter Virtual community Zappos Image by LiminalMike via Flickr. This example highlights the power of customer service - of listening to and then rewarding customers. But even more than that. Some more reading.
JEFF KORHAN | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
[Social Media] Where Do You Get Your News?
Jeff Korhan - New Media and Small Business Marketing Home About Me Working With Me Speaking Favorites Trends Subscribe « Video Presentation Skills | Main | What Does Your Blog Writing Style Say About You? Recent Comments Seo Services on Typepad vs Wordpress Series - Own Your Blog Jeff Korhan on Authenticity Guidelines Supra Skytop II on A Social Networking Theory Walter Adamson on 5 Ways to Make Your Blog Posts Outstanding Walter Adamson on Authenticity Guidelines Jeff Korhan on What Does Your Blog Writing Style Say About You? This is significant for small businesses.
SOCIALFISH | FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2011
[Social Media] Open community and clarity over control: American Nurses Association
Clicking on the link leads you to this : Submit Comments: Principles of Social Networking and the Nurse. The American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Congress on Nursing Practice and Economic (CNPE) is seeking public comment on the “Principles of Social Networking and the Nurse.. Social networking has become integral in many nurses lives, and some issues are arising around what type of communication, information, and interactions are appropriate for professionals, whether on or off the job. How awesome is this! Do you have any comments on these principles?