WRITTENT BLOG | SUNDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2013
[Social Media] 15 Must-See Conferences for Digital Marketers in 2014
The Social Media Strategies Summit – February 4-6, 2014. This well-respected and massively-attended conference plans to feature Rebecca Corliss of HubSpot, Jim Newcomb of Boeing, and a host of other bright minds from major brands covering everything you need to set, reach, and measure your social media goals. 3. With more than 800 total sessions on topics that range from technology to social privacy, it’s going to take over Austin, Texas. 6. Social Media Marketing World – March 26-28, 2014. Social Slam – April 5, 2014.
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2013
[Social Media] How Much Content Should I Have Ready to Go When I Launch a Blog?
Design tweaks, getting a server set up right, promoting the blog, setting up social media accounts etc. Recently I had opportunity to sit with a small group of Pre-Bloggers – people about to start their first blogs. One of the question I was asked was for advice on how much content to have written before launching a new blog. My answer came in two parts: The Ideal Scenario. What I actually have done. The reality is that what I ‘preach’ isn’t always what I ‘do’ – so let me tell you about both! The Ideal Scenario. Can you see a theme here?
TWIST IMAGE | SUNDAY, MARCH 31, 2013
[Social Media] The Lean Analytics Model
online social network. social media. Episode #351 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Every week (on Saturday), the blog hosts a link exchange between Hugh McGuire ( PressBooks , Librivox , etc.), Alistair Croll ( BitCurrent , Year One Labs , GigaOM , Human 2.0 , Solve For Interesting , the author of Complete Web Monitoring , Managing Bandwidth: Deploying QOS in Enterprise Networks, etc.), and me. It wasn't a random selection of people. Alistair has had a fascinating career. Enjoy the conversation. ben yoskovitz.
KOKA SEXTON | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2014
[Social Media] #LinkedIn GSK2014 was a Blast
We have a truly passionate group of people evangilizing social selling to the world. The event was closed out with some breakout sessions. I was in the Global Enterprise Marketing session where the keynote was done by Brian Solis one of the people I highly respect in the space of social business thought leadership. wasn’t expecting it but I won an award for Marketing Innovation for the work I have done building social marketing at LinkedIn. I was actually in shock when I realized I was getting the award. Finally met some of my LinkedIn social media buddies.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
[Social Media] Will the New Apple Car Have Windows?
Social Fresh. Down in sunny Tampa, FL, Social Fresh 2015 kicked off on Wednesday. This event is run by Jason Keath and his social media education company (under the same name), producing conferences for industry leaders from around the world (so much to learn, always a blast!). Over the past few days, Social Fresh has generated THOUSANDS of mentions across the board: Other highlights? Clearly, the speakers generated the most buzz throughout all of Social Fresh. We have a prize for the winner! pic.twitter.com/wdUQikWQV9. Congrats, Ricky! Apple Car.
TWIST IMAGE | SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2013
[Social Media] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #142
The question is this: how did Sheridan become such a powerhouse in that industry and pull off the transition from using social media to sell pools to becoming a marketing and sales advisor and world-class speaker? media hacks. social media. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "Every day, the Quebec government finds new ways to incense English citizens and remove things even the UN considers to be basic human rights. " (Alistair for Hugh). " (Alistair for Mitch).
ADAM SHERK | FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 2010
[Social Media] Video Interview: Rupert Murdoch He Don't Like Search So Much
Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Video Interview: Rupert Murdoch Doesn’t Like Search So Much by Adam Sherk on March 12, 2010 News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch was on Fox Business yesterday talking about the business model for media content on the Internet. And we just need to…it’s not a question of old media vs. new media or anything like that. We’re a new media company in many many ways, look at Avatar, that’s new media. So Avatar good, Google bad.
WRITTENT BLOG | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2013
[Social Media] What Is Agile Marketing?
Because you can work under a time limit without fear of mistakes, you’ll be able to publish more marketing content, grab news stories as they happen and apply them to your company, keep up your social media conversations, and still have time to study your metrics. To understand “agile marketing,” you must first understand the whole agile methodology. Introduced first for software development, this method focuses on using new work cadences, sometimes known as “sprints,” to prepare for an unpredictable workflow. How Does It Work? Two weeks is perhaps the most common limit set.
DARETOCOMMENT.COM | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
[Social Media] Content curation: Definition before innovation?
My Work Content Curation Subscribe Dare To Comment Fresh insights on social media and content curation marketing from a young professional in the field Content curation: Definition before innovation? Try KISSinsights Next post: Don’t be “that guy in social media Ian Greenleigh’s blog. Social media is more than the sum of its participants. Stripped down to its essentials, social media marketing is about participating in the conversations that will go on with or without us. Home Comment Caviar Be 3-D. Or can we be both?
GAURAVONOMICS | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2010
[Social Media] Audience Matters Story on Women and Social Networking in India.
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 « Three Marketing Campaigns that Leverage Location-Based Reality Gaming Announcing the 2010 World Summit Youth Awards Winners » Audience Matters Story on Women and Social Networking in India Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! Audience Matters recently quoted me on a story on women and social networking in India.
TWIST IMAGE | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2015
[Social Media] Why The Newspaper Business?
There was some news in the media about my future yesterday. It's a large media and publishing company that owns The National Post and many local newspapers ( Montreal Gazette , Vancouver Sun and others), they also recently acquired Sun Media , and have their hands in many others businesses in the media, publishing and technology space (200 brands). It's a big and powerful media company, here in Canada. have not been shy about newspapers and traditional media spaces in the past. media. media company. media outlet. social media.
WRITTENT BLOG | THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 2013
[Social Media] Proven Writing Tips to Infuse Your Blog With Stickiness
If that’s not overwhelming enough, consider the fact that titles are arguably the only thing that matters on social media. Consider the following factors which illustrate just how much weight blog titles carry online: It’s All People See on Twitter: While some social media ninjas may Tweet quotes or stats from an article, the majority of content sharing consists of a blog title and a link. For social media users scrolling through a busy social media feed, a title is your only chance to capture attention. 10 seconds. As Marketer John G.
TAYLOR MAREK | TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2009
[Social Media] America's Got Talent Tips
Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me America’s Got Talent Tips June 30, 2009 by Taylor Marek I just finished a good show on America’s Got Talent, though this could apply to American Idol as well, and it got me thinking… Remember Susan Boyle on Britain’s Got Talent? Taylor is a 21 year old New Media Visionary on a Journey to change the World. She had an awesome voice for singing and everyone was floored by it. The judges will like you for who *You* are. Thoughts?
TAYLOR MAREK | SUNDAY, JULY 19, 2009
[Social Media] You will be known by these 4 things
Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me You will be known by these 4 things July 19, 2009 by Taylor Marek Did you know that during your life, as well as afterwards, you will be known by these 4 things? Taylor is a 21 year old New Media Visionary on a Journey to change the World. What you follow after What you fight for What you flee from Who you put your faith in How will this change the way YOU do things? How will this affect your Life? Lets start a conversation below. Are you that person?
TAYLOR MAREK | FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2010
[Social Media] The Parable of the Businessman
Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me The Parable of the Businessman January 29, 2010 by Taylor Marek I ran across this story (Mark 4:1-20 if you’re wondering), and it bears repeating. Taylor is a 21 year old New Media Visionary on a Journey to change the World. My life story seems to echo this parable above all others, my name defines it. It goes as follows: There once was a businessman, who, after he had created a product to solve an urgent need, set out to market. LOVE IT!
TAYLOR MAREK | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2010
[Social Media] Break Your Comfort Zone
Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Break Your Comfort Zone September 6, 2010 by Taylor Marek One thing I’ve realized by being here in Taiwan is I am completely out of my comfort zone. Taylor is a 21 year old New Media Visionary on a Journey to change the World. Take note. :) Filed Under: Blog , General , New Media , Social Media Tagged: comfort zone , Taiwan , Teaching English Speak Your Mind Tell us what youre thinking. By at least 7300 miles! How about you?
PROBLOGGER | TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2014
[Social Media] Beginner Week: My 43 DOs and 25 DON’Ts of Blogging
Do use social proof. Don’t engage in every type of social media – analyse where your readers are and do those mediums well. Eleven and a half years ago when I hit publish on my first ever blog post, I had little idea what I was doing and what was going to unfold for me over the coming decade. As I prepared for a recent mini ProBlogger event event in Perth, I created a little list of some of the ‘dos and don’ts’ of blogging that I wish I’d known back in 2002 when I started. My 43 DOs of Blogging. Do create a blog that is meaningful to you. Do back up your blog!
SOCIALNOMICS | WEDNESDAY, MAY 5, 2010
[Social Media] Blackberry dominates, but is the future iPhone & Android?
For us social media addicts, competition is a great thing as mobile drives social and social drives mobile. It’s imperative that our consumption devices keep up with our consumption habits and, in this case, competition is a great thing. By Erik Qualman. Droid Incredible by HTC. The Blackberry still dominates the smartphone market, but the iPhone and Android may be our mobile devices of tomorrow. Only time will tell, but here is where we stand currently ( comScore data ). BlackBerry 42.1%. Apple 25.4%. MSFT Mobile 15.1%. Android 9%.
PROBLOGGER | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2014
[Social Media] Never Too Soon: Using Your Blog to Generate Sales During the Holiday Season
Instead, social media and social sharing have become a prominent means through which content is found and consumed. Another holiday season is fast approaching, and that means websites are scrambling to ready killer campaigns (or have already launched them) that will generate North Pole-sized sales. For those fortunate enough to have a wealth of resources at their disposal, this will mean lavish advertising campaigns that will feature them prominently on the most highly-trafficked sites on the net. There’s two reasons for that. That is a very difficult balancing act.
CHRIS BROGAN | TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013
[Social Media] Why Medium Might Be Large
I’m pretty interested in Twitter’s nifty longer-form platform, Medium. I don’t normally like to write about specific tools (especially after I keep telling people I’m not into social media , but this might be an exception. Turn that word “collection” into “conversations” (it would’ve been called that if this were 2007, but there are Social Media police, and we’ve all decided that “conversation” is no longer an okay term to use. First, Typography and Clean Design Is Ruling. It’s gorgeous.
LOUIS GRAY | THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011
[Social Media] Yobongo Goes Live In San Francisco, Austin, New York
San Francisco and New York are well-known social media hubs, central to the success of Twitter and Foursquare, and Austin is home to the SXSW event starting next week, which could be a high-profile beginning for Yobongo. Yobongo , the location-based open chat room for the iPhone and iPod Touch, officially opened its doors this morning, in select cities including San Francisco, Austin and New York City, while in parallel opening the opportunity for desiring cities to vote their way up the priority chart. More: louisgray.com | RSS | Buzz | E-mail | Cell: 408 646.2759. Yobongo
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, AUGUST 14, 2014
[Social Media] 5 Tips From a Bestselling Author (and Former Luddite) on Overcoming Blog Phobia
Mainly this is done through blogging and social media, which go hand in hand. Choose headings with social media in mind. I was recently hooked by the heading of a post written by bestselling author Claire Cook for the popular Jane Friedman site. “ Why I Left My Mighty Agency and New York Publishers (for now),” not only sparked my interest, it generated over a hundred comments and a gazillion retweets as well as posts on Google Plus and Facebook. . This is a guest contribution from author Eileen Goudge. All of which seems like a dream, looking back. . she bemoaned.
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
[Social Media] When Affiliate Marketing Can Be a WIN/WIN/WIN Situation
pushed traffic to that post in our weekly newsletter and via social media and we ended up selling around 300 copies of the software over the coming weeks – making a total of $9000 in commission. A Win/Win/Win for All Parties. Several years ago on my photography site I was approached by a company who sold a software product for photographers. They wanted to run a banner ad campaign on my site to promote a new product. The month ran it’s course and I emailed my contact at the company to see if they’d like to renew the ad. They didn’t. It was a Win for Me.
IMAGINE YOUR REALITY | THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2011
[Social Media] How to identify and deal with excuses
In all honesty, there likely will be some initial confusion as I focus more on my business coaching and less on social media. Everyone knows me as a social media coach, and while I intend to still do that to some degree, I know I have to put the message out about my business coaching if I want people to know about my services. One of the issues that comes up for business owners is our very own limited beliefs, aka excuses. Let me share some of my limiting beliefs (excuses), and what I did to get around them. 1. Talk about a limiting belief!
WRITTENT BLOG | MONDAY, MAY 27, 2013
[Social Media] 20 Devastating Content Marketing Mistakes [Cartoons]
The best content marketers are wizards who are able to blend writing, multi-media content, PR, social media, and networking into a comprehensive online presence. In a recent bog, Google’s Matt Cutts advised marketers to focus more on social signals, and less on deliberate link building. 3. 90% of modern consumers trust recommendations from family or friends more than earned or owned media, including blogs and social media. The science of content marketing is much bigger than publishing an occasional blog. Custom content has grown into a 43.9
DIVA MARKETING BLOG | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 2010
[Social Media] Relationships Don't Matter
Monitoring The Internet & Social Media : Jeffry spends about 90 minutes daily reviewing about 50 Google Alerts, RSS feeds and Twitter searches that he's converted into RSS feeds. Diva Marketing : What advice can you give to bloggers, and other social media content creators, who want to gain exposure with online publications? Relationships don't matter. to some people. Bloggers like to build relationships with the people who pitch them stories; however, that is not always the case for content publishers like Jeffry Pilcher , of The Financial Brand. . Period.
CONVERSTATIONS | FRIDAY, JANUARY 23, 2015
[Social Media] 6 SEO Hurdles for Retailers and How to Beat Them
You don’t want to link out to what was once another local kitchen supply store from your bakery shop, only to find out later that it’s turned into a dog food supply. —– Author Bio: Larry Alton is an independent business consultant specializing in social media trends, business, and entrepreneurship. Written by Larry Alton Search engine optimization (SEO) techniques are best practices that help move your website (or web presence) to the top of the results when people search for “your” keyword(s) in Google or another search engine. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn. Marketin
PROBLOGGER | FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013
[Social Media] 8 Steps to Building Your Blog Into a Community
These people have social media pages and blogs. As personal as social networks are (sometimes too personal) nothing can ever replace meeting, shaking hands, and having a conversation with somebody in real life. Step 7 – Build up a fanpage for social proof. He’s a 2x author and explores the psychology of social media over at Viralnomics. This is a guest contribution from Jonathan Goodman. Getting repeat readers who become brand ambassadors for you is pertinent to the success of your blog. So is getting repeat customers. Step 1 – The Idea. But I digress.
SPIN SUCKS | SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
[Social Media] A Letter to LinkedIn | Spin Sucks
Let’s say I am a small business owner who wanted to hire a firm to do their social media work. I would like the ability to go into my connections, search for terms such as “social media” and see who in my network comes up. I could search by marketing industry or do another search of public relations sorting through each profile looking for mentions social media, but maybe someone who listed themselves under the communication industry or even IT, who was more qualified, would not show up. It’s the love and hate relationship of social media.
TWIST IMAGE | SATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 2011
[Social Media] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #59
My friends: Alistair Croll ( BitCurrent , Year One Labs , GigaOM , Human 2.0 , the author of Complete Web Monitoring and Managing Bandwidth: Deploying QOS in Enterprise Networks), Hugh McGuire ( The Book Oven , LibriVox , iambik , PressBooks , Media Hacks ) and I decided that every week or so the three of us are going to share one link for one another (for a total of six links) that each individual feels the other person "must see" Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another: Civil servants' web habits revealed - BBC. media hacks. social media.
CITIZEN MARKETER 2.1 | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2009
[Social Media] Citizen Marketer 2.1: Q-n-D Recap: Kodak's Tom Hoehn and Why Plurk.
Useful information on how to add "social" into your marketing mix with measurable results. Featured Social Network : Plurk - first up, we did some trash talking about this "Twitter wannabe." Special Guest : Kodaks Director of Interactive and Convergence Media, Tom Hoehn , joined us for an extended session during the show. Our conversation focused on the way Kodak is tapping into the power of social to revolutionize one of the oldest public companies in the country. Posts Atom Posts Comments Atom Comments About Me Aaron Strout CMO at social media agency, Powered Inc.
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2014
[Social Media] Modern Enterprise Link Building Strategies for 2015
When your goal is to create links, don’t just start sharing on social media platforms or via email marketing. In order to create quality links with guest blogging, you need to find top publications in your field, which are also getting good amount of social media shares and traffic. Media. This is a guest contribution from digital marketer Ryan Chester. Everything needs to adapt with the advancement of customer needs, whether it is fashion, food or even enterprise digital marketing strategies. They encounter difficulties in increasing their online presence.
PROBLOGGER | TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2011
[Social Media] 8 Strategic Blog Home Pages that Draw Readers Deeper
Because unless those visitors delve deeper into your site you are essentially wasting your time with all that amazing content, social media effort, and SEO work. The main reason they are able to do this is through social proofed elements of their layout. Social proof is where you provide some kind of assurance that other people have used your service. Testimonials, for example, are a common form of social proof. Focus on social proof. Make sure your homepage always has elements that relate to social proof. This guest post is by The Blog Tyrant.
GET SOCIAL PR | MONDAY, JULY 30, 2012
[Social Media] HOW TO CRAFT A SUCCESSFUL LEAD
The same lesson I learned many years ago as a rookie journalist apply today in social media. Tweet A long time ago, my first newspaper journalism professor taught me the first few lines of a story are the most critical. “Your story will either sink or swim within the first few sentences of a story,” he told me. As a blogger, your audience is distracted, flighty and cruel if you don’t grab their attention from the very first word. Your lead in any blog post should be stunning. It should entice. It should bring people to the edge of their seats. Lead lost.
WAXING UNLYRICAL | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010
[Social Media] The Value Of A Fire Drill
Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali The Value Of A Fire Drill October 27th, 2010 Tweet Guest post by Narciso Tovar I remember the time I went through my first fire drill. He lives in Dallas with his wife, Rhonda, and has a strong track record in media communications, both “old” and “new,” with organizations such as Vonage and the Wall Street Journal Online. One of the most energetic young voices in social media, you can easily connect with Narciso on Twitter. Lets play.
PROBLOGGER | MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013
[Social Media] Don’t Be Lazy: 9 Ways to Blog Smarter and Harder
This applies to social media like Twitter, Facebook and chat programs as well. While that seems like an outrageously small amount of time, with practice you’ll learn to get all your social media taken care of in these quick bursts. This is a guest contribution from Eric Cummings who writes about art and philosophy for On Violence. I’ve been writing this post for three years. What can I say? I’m lazy. Or I should say, I used to be lazy. That’s not the case anymore. Four years ago, my brother and I started taking our writing career seriously. I now write. A lot.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2015
[Social Media] How to Use Industry Insights to Improve Your Content Strategy
As CEO of the Tite Group, Ron leads a unique team of 25 people at his Toronto-based social media content agency, boasting such clients as Microsoft, Evian, Hershey, Intel, and Johnson & Johnson. Leading With Imperfections. Originally from the world of stand-up comedy, Ron Tite was named one of the “Top Ten Creative Canadians” by Marketing Magazine. He He is an executive producer, host, and author. His upcoming book, “Everyone’s An Artist (Or At Least They Should Be),” will be published by HarperCollins in the spring of 2016. In This Episode. Resources.
JEFF ESPOSITO | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
[Social Media] Tacky Tweet, Cookies and do you need a check-up?
Is it time for a social media check-up? Sure social media programs have been set up and are rolling along – question is, are they just there to get by? Happy Friday everyone! I can say that no matter how much I love the NFL, I am still not sure I really like Thursday Night Football. Sure it is great for Thanksgiving, but every week? Not so much. How was your week? I’m looking forward to the weekend filled with family visits, brewing beer and clearing out some clutter via a yard sale. How about you? Habits of Extraordinary Bosses – quick, but good read here.
TWIST IMAGE | SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2012
[Social Media] Does A Personal Brand Scale?
online social network. social media. Episode #322 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. After spending a few days at Content Marketing World , this past week, my head is still spinning over the myriad of opportunities that brands have when it comes to creating better relationships with customers. Another speaker at the event was Paul Roetzer of PR 20/20 (Paul has been on the podcast before: SPOS #294 - The Marketing Agency Blueprint With Paul Roetzer ). We both questioned whether or not this was even possible.
ABSOLUTE PA | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
[Social Media] When bad customer service is good for your business
Like or comment on a post on social media. I like to go through life seeing the positive side of things. That doesn’t mean I walk around in a perpetual mood of optimism. have my grumpy and cantankerous moments. Just try talking to me before 8am (actually don’t, you might end up headless). Finding the positive in a frustrating situation is not always easy, and can take some work. But it makes life a whole lot better than walking around in a grey cloud of bad mood. Because that makes life harder – especially for you, and those closest to you. So what do I do about it? And you?
PROBLOGGER | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2012
[Social Media] How to Establish the Right Priorities to Grow Your Blog and Profits
Think webinars, SEO, social media, magic beans, WordPress plugins, guest posting, YouTube videos, list building, product launches, silver bullets, Facebook ads, Pinterest, contests , joint ventures… The list is endless. Do you have a social media presence that engages your audience and spreads your influence? Do you get the website up, look for clients and customers, guest post, set up social media profiles.? Another set of strategies might be social media and webinars. This guest post is by Nathalie Lussier of The Website Checkup Tool.
WAXING UNLYRICAL | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2010
[Social Media] Automation in Public Relations Measurement: Yea/Nay?
Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Automation in Public Relations Measurement: Yea/Nay? November 18th, 2010 Tweet Guest post by Seth Duncan As a researcher in the PR industry, I couldn’t be more excited about some of the advances I’ve seen around automation in media measurement over the past several years. collecting media coverage, putting it into a database, matching the articles and posts up with other metrics, etc.). website visitors and sales leads) 3. CARMA said: Nay!
CREATIVE RAMBLINGS | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2013
[Social Media] Guest post: 3 reasons your website needs work
Links to social media sites and external articles can end up leading visitors off your site permanently, rather than luring them back to it. Drop down menus and unnecessary sidebar additions are the worst offenders for clutter, but other niggling items like an excess of social media icons and underlined text that doesn’t link anywhere can also turn visitors away. The following is a guest post by Ken Myers. His bio is at the end of the article. Getting a website online is a huge accomplishment, and one that takes quite a bit of work. Source: Creative Ramblings.
ENGAGING BRAND | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2013
[Social Media] Beware - Do You Know Your Hidden Competitor
They blame time yet a quick social media search can dig many an interesting observation about your company! Competition is fierce, I think we can all agree on that at the moment. . However, competition is getting worse because of two competitors which can be ignored: yourself and the consumer. Yourself. Often brands fail because of their own internal competition. Just think about the adverse effect by internal politics, the desire to keep doing things the way we have always done them, being risk averse, short term decision making for job security.the list goes on. Leadership
BRASS TACK THINKING | TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 2010
[Social Media] How To Be An Expert Without Being An Ass
Things are happening so fast: content, connections, change, etc that people start expecting everything to happen fast, especially in this social hyper-connectivity era. Things are happening so fast: content, connections, change, etc that people start expecting everything to happen fast, especially in this social hyper-connectivity era. Things are happening so fast: content, connections, change, etc that people start expecting everything to happen fast, especially in this social hyper-connectivity era. link] links for 2010-07-02 « Helmis Social Log [.] years.
SOCIALNOMICS | WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2015
[Social Media] How to Choose a Good Personal VPN Solution
For some people, the main motivation is security, as it allows them to use things like public Wi-Fi hotspots (such as you might find in hotels, airport lounges and restaurants) to browse the web without fear of their activity being ‘snooped on’ and their personal data, like their email and social media passwords, compromised. It can also simply be used by people who want to watch media that isn’t available in certain regions (like British ex pats who want to use BBC iPlayer). There are several reasons to get a good personal VPN. Royalty free photo. How T
IT'S JOSIP NOT JOSEPH | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
[Social Media] What Did The Millennials Ever Do To You?
The last 2 weeks or so… What’s even more disconcerting is the anti-Millennial language has come from major media publications. And now the Millennials have come in with their social media and smart phones and are ready to take-over one update, tweet and text at a time. Photo credit ) Tags: Boomers , change , Characteristics , Gen-Xers , Gen-Y , Generation Y , Millennials , Views « Previous Post Next Post » [link] Howie at Sky Pulse Media Great post Josip. But it’s more intense with your generation due to all the media connectivity.
GAURAVONOMICS | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2010
[Social Media] MS&LGroup's Webster Lewin on Real-Time Engagement and Mobile.
Gauravonomics Blog For Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists How To Organize and Energize Your Evangelists Blog Speaking Writing Bio Media Subscribe Slideshare Twitter LinkedIn Facebook IdeaSliver Labs Tumblr « Social Media Programs: The Sweet Spot Between Strategic Planning and Tactical Implementation The Ultimate List of Social Media Surveys, Research Reports and Scoring Methodologies » MS&LGroup’s Webster Lewin on Real-Time Engagement and Mobile Marketing Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists !
WAXING UNLYRICAL | SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2010
[Social Media] Weekly Roundup: Paloozas And Palominos
Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Weekly Roundup: Paloozas And Palominos November 7th, 2010 Tweet Apparently a “palooza is an “ exaggerated event. A palomino is “ a coat color in horses, consisting of a gold coat and white mane and tail. In other words, something very unusual. Why: Danny Brown , Gini Dietrich and I talk about PR, blogging, social media and cow manure. takeaways on social media and politics , by Dave Fleet. Smart.
SOCIALNOMICS | FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2015
[Social Media] 5 Small Changes That Can Lead To A Big Increase In Conversion Rate Optimization
Here are five small campaign tweaks that can payoff in big results: Change #1: Make it social. Contest forms, for example, pair perfectly with a social strategy. When possible, embed contest forms in your Facebook page and other key social media channels. You can also leverage social media to save entrants time. Offer to pull information from their social media profiles. Our data shows conversion rates can increase up to 189% when form users take advantage of our Social Autofill feature. So are most of our target subscribers.
MINDJUMPERS | MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2010
[Social Media] Choosing a blogging service: Blogger, Tumblr or Wordpress
Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « TODAY: The UN International Day Against Torture Improve Organizational Efficiency via Social Media-Part I » Choosing a blogging service: Blogger, Tumblr or Wordpress Posted by Anne Herngaard Jun 28th, 2010 Tweet I have previously written about the advantages of running a company blog and some of the strategic considerations to make to get you on the right track. In this blog post I will quickly go through some of the most popular blogging services. It’s free and easy.
SOCIALNOMICS | MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2014
[Social Media] Eight Ways To Protect Your Business From Cyber Attacks
Your email should have a different password than your social media accounts, which should have different passwords than your bank accounts, and so on. From startups to Fortune 500 firms, one of the biggest security concerns for any business is a cyber-attack. That fear is understandable. Cyber-attacks can easily – and almost effortlessly – devastate a company’s reputation and finances. Just ask Sony, which spent $171 million to clean up data breaches to its PlayStation Network in 2011. Or talk to officials at the banks that lost $45 million in 2013. Create complex passwords.
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.
WEB METRICS GURU | TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2012
[Social Media] Have to Laugh – Klout vs. Social IQ
Meanwhile, I get a message from Social IQ that I increased my buzz and influence since yesterday. Social IQ seems to be looking at my activities but doesn’t have any topics mapped out for me (strange). Klout has plenty of topics mapped out for me and tracks my activity, but they seem to have changed what’s in the topics totally, so where I was leading with Social Media Measurement for the last 7 or 8 months, now they have no names, and for top K+ recipients, they have a ton of people I never heard of. Klout social iq
PROBLOGGER | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2013
[Social Media] How to Get Your Headshot to Appear in Google Results—Wherever Your Content is Published
Jeff Foster is the owner of WebBizIdeas , an SEO, social media marketing and website design firm. This guest post is by Jeff Foster of WebBizIdeas. Many people who blog want their image to appear next to their listing in Google’s search engine results (SERP) when either they publish a post, their guest contributors publish a post, or when they guest post on other sites. What is the correct way to code your blog to ensure your content looks like this in Google.com? First, does having this picture in the SERP results increase Click Thru Rate (CTR)? Yes. Click Edit Profile.
PRTINI.COM | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
[Social Media] The 5 Cs of Blogger Relations
prTini Collaboration, Integration, Social Good. But as you note: the real success in blogger relations is the same as in media relations -- it's RELATIONS. These 5 Cs are perfect for educating clients, too, when they say "why not just get some bloggers to write about us" - which they say all the time, right? :-) blog comments powered by Disqus Previous post: Effective Blogger Relations Let’s Connect Sign-up for prTini Subscribe to the prTini feed About Heather Heather Whaling launched Geben Communication to deliver integrated, effective PR, marketing and social media.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2010
[Social Media] Ignore Foursquare at Your Peril - An Analysis of Potential.
There are three primary benefits: awareness via virality and social proof; loyalty and rewards; and market research. Recently, I had the good fortune of hosting the weekly #socialmedia chat (Tuesdays 9am Pacific) where social media types congregate on Twitter and answer three questions posed by the host. Let me hear about it: View Comments | Subscribe To This Blog | Sign Up For Our Newsletter Share This Post: Similar Posts That You Might Enjoy: 14 Things I Think I Think About Social Media Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook? link].
SOCIALNOMICS | THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2014
[Social Media] How to Eliminate Work Email Overload
You might want to know what’s going on with your social media accounts, but do you need a notification every time a post is repined? Turn OFF the majority of your social media notifications. We get a lot of junk mail from a lot of places, but we forget that a lot of our work-related email can be junk as well. Apparently, those of us using email for work sent and received 110 emails per day in 2012. Here are a few tips for eliminating some of that junk to avoid work email overload without sacrificing communication or project management. Get Out of CC Land.
TWITIP | THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2010
[Social Media] 5 Naming Tips For Your New Twitter Account
If you’re new in social media and want to create a Twitter account, a Facebook fan page or whatever, you can consider these very basic tips in order to create a good name, be you a personal user or a new brand. It would be great to have the same name across different social platforms: a good way to ensure that your dream name is available in major websites is Namechk , which allows you check the availability of your desired username in a few seconds. And as usual, social media ‘experts’ have shown their mastery of the English language.
CHRIS BROGAN | FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2011
[Social Media] Six Mobile Marketing Case Studies
teased Tim over beers that maybe I’d just zag left out of social media and join him in talking more and more about mobile marketing, which isn’t really my goal. On American Express OPEN Forum, I wrote about my friend, Tim Hayden, and his new 44 Doors company, which deals with the powerful world of mobile marketing. However, when I went searching for a few mobile marketing case studies, I found a few things that I thought might be useful to you, so I thought I’d gather them up. Six Mobile Marketing Case Studies. Crocs Mobile Coupon Campaign. Interesting, eh?
PROBLOGGER | SUNDAY, JUNE 3, 2012
[Social Media] Use Expert Tips to Build Authority on Your Brand New Blog
It also helps my social presence, because if a blogger with 5000 followers answers you, there’s a chance their followers will also give you a tip. Daniel Kidd, 26, from London, has been working in SEO and social media for the past three years but stupidly, only just started blogging at Best Money Saving Blog. He’s very passionate about white-hat SEO and proper social media promotion, and has a huge dislike for anything that involves spam. My money saving blog has been around for just over two months, and at first, I was getting next to no hits.
FEVER BEE | SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 2012
[Social Media] Why You're Not Getting Referrals (And What You Can Do About It)
You also need to ensure that there is a culture of sharing discussions/posts within the community via social media platforms. How much of your community growth is driven by referrals (word-of-mouth)? How many members visit from links to discussions shared via members on Facebook, Twitter, Quora, LinkedIn and other platforms? How much growth comes via pages you've set up especially for referrals? The growth of successful communities is driven by referrals from existing members. If this doesn't happen, your community is forever trapped in limited growth.
VIPER CHILL | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2009
[Social Media] Building a $1000000 Website in 12 Months
You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » Building a $1,000,000 Website in 12 Months Building a $1,000,000 Website in 12 Months Written by Glen, this post has 101 Comments I recently stopped working on a number of large projects because I was not totally passionate about them. I’ve always lived my life around what interests me the most, but I’ve always still worked on things I don’t care about that much. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!" This has given me not only a nice lump-sum of cash, but also a lot of spare time. Do I Think I Can Do It?
PROBLOGGER | SUNDAY, APRIL 19, 2015
[Social Media] Make Money Blogging for Real: 3 Must-Know Factors
This is where your SEO and social media marketing (SMM) kick in. This is a guest contribution from Jerry Low. Most people have heard of the success of Perez Hilton’s blog and that he makes somewhere between $200,000 to $400,000 each month blogging about the latest celebrity gossip. Success stories like Hilton’s might make the prospect of earning a fortune blogging seem real, but the truth is that it is hard work and not very many crack that six figure per month mark. Still, you can make a decent living from blogging, if you know how to go about it. How does AdSense work? General
NOWSOURCING | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2008
[Social Media] 10 Reasons to do Blog Interviews
Social Blend does a fine job of this as well. 3 – Paid reviews seem cheap. Squareoak had a good example of this recently, considering that they write a social media blog and interviewed an economist. 8 – Freeze writer’s block in its tracks. Interview with Shana Albert of Social Desire and Collective Thoughts. As you probably noticed, I am a big fan of interviewing others on my blog. And why not? Aside from the fact that I get to exchange ideas with brilliant people, it gives the blog a different, more conversational flavor. Interview with Tim Nash.
TWIST IMAGE | SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2015
[Social Media] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #248
Technology should be used to create social mobility - not to spy on citizens - The Guardian. "I''m pretty sure I saw this link posted by Alistair on Twitter, but I am going to send it back to him anyway, since it''s something I''d like to discuss with him one of these days, and we should both re-read it beforehand. social media. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we''re recommending to one another: Can Predictive Technology Make Us Less Predictable? It''s true.
SOCIALNOMICS | SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2014
[Social Media] Some of The Coolest Technology in Cars
With the growth of smartphone ownership and ever increasing interest in social media, we knew it wouldn’t be long until our cars could feature their own apps. As technology develops some of the most advanced technology is being implemented into car models.…. Car that changes colour with mood. Always find it difficult to select an exterior car colour when choosing your next car? Well now you don’t have to make the decision and settle with one colour as the Peugeot RCZ model changes colour with your mood. Want a demonstration? Disappearing Car Door. In car apps. Hands free entry.
SOCIAL WAYNE | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2011
[Social Media] Day 1: People of color impacting the social web. Day 1. Anjuan Simmons #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. His hobbies include reading, writing, social media, photography, travel, and exercise. million low-income households are necessary, the technology needed to close the digital divide does not reside in the hands of government agencies or media conglomerates.
FEVER BEE | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2015
[Social Media] Social Debt
Even if my help didn’t quite match (or significantly exceeded) the help you had given me. I’d do that because I’d feel a social debt towards you. If I don’t repay my social debts, that becomes part of my reputation. We seem wired to repay our social debts. Social debts have been the basis of community for almost 5000 years. Communities (genuine communities at least) are a collection of social debts between members on a mass scale. But a community en-masse can’t easily repay a social debt. Try to facilitate social debts between members.
CONVERSTATIONS | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
[Social Media] The Most Useful Promotional Products in a B2B Environment
Telephone, Email, Social Media, Website, SEO, Marketing Campaigns and Advertising, phew that is a long list. Guest Post by Lisa Worland 83 per cent of business people use free branded pens at work. When you think about business communications what do you think about? But if you find yourself looking to create a feel good factor with your business audience, then look no further than promotional merchandise. It probably won’t surprise you to know that desk accessories account for the largest usage of promotional gifts. per cent used promotional notebooks. John Naisbitt.”
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.
TWIST IMAGE | MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2015
[Social Media] Welcome To Mobilegeddon
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. digital media. social media. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. This week we discussed: Big changes at Google (and big problems for many businesses) are happening this week. The non-news item is this: over 60% of Google''s traffic comes from mobile. What does this mean?
PROBLOGGER | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2014
[Social Media] The 3 Ingredients in Our Best Selling eBook Titles
test how people respond to social media updates – tweet a link to a blog post you’ve written with two alternative titles for the link and see which works best. Over the last few days in Facebook groups I participate in, I’ve seen a number of people ask for advice on coming up with titles for new eBooks, courses and books. Below is a combination of a few pieces of advice I gave in response to the topic: Coming up with titles for our eBooks on Digital Photography School is always something that takes our team considerable time and debate. Miscellaneous Blog Tips
BLOGGER XPERTISE | MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012
[Social Media] Tip: A simple CATCHA for preventing spam through - Blogger Xpertise
Social media. Blogger Xpertise. Blogger sites that go beyond the basic template, showing you how to make your Blogger site just as amazing. About Us. Portfolio Pieces. Blogger Tips. Hangouts on Air. Submitted Questions. Opinion Pieces. Templates. Contact Us. Follow by Email. Subscribe To. Posts. Posts. Comments. Comments. Google+ Followers. Upcoming Events. Join us for our free weekly Hangout On Air event called the Friday Request Line, providing Blogger discussion, assistance, and helpful suggestions. Register to join us on November 16 at 2:00pm EST. Search This Blog. Loading.
PROBLOGGER | SUNDAY, JANUARY 25, 2015
[Social Media] The 6 Step Online Marketing Strategy Every Small Business Should Follow in 2015
From search results to social media, the internet is getting more and more local. Share your content on social networks, create engaging and educational email courses, and write eBooks and Whitepapers on industry issues. This is a guest contribution from Jawad Khan. 2013 was the year when people started taking content marketing seriously. The momentum grew in 2014 and thousands of corporations, small businesses and startups invested heavily in content creation. 2015 will see this trend grow even further. Content Marketing. Take your content right where your audience is.
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! 5. Go Bears!
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2014
[Social Media] How Having a Strong Email List Can Land You Great Sponsorships
Here are general ways to determine brand size: Your follower numbers on social media. Social shares per article. Social media with a large following was rare a few years ago, but now even grandma can have hundreds of thousands of followers. If you have all three: Social Media , Email List , and Blog Stats. Talk about why people should join on social media. This is a guest contribution from email marketer Luke Guy. How exactly do sponsors determine a price for ads on a blog? There are many ways to do this. Blog stas. Gold, right?
SPIN SUCKS | THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011
[Social Media] Curiosity: An Essential in Every PR Pro’s Toolkit
As digital PR specialist at Mall of America , Lisa Grimm ’s time is devoted to developing and implementing social media strategy, community management and other marketing communications initiatives. Lisa Grimm has a strong background in integrated marketing communications, branding, public relations and emerging media. As digital PR specialist at Mall of America , Lisa’s time is devoted to developing and implementing social media strategy, community management and other marketing communications initiatives. What a lovely anecdote and framework for living.
SOCIALFISH | THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2013
[Social Media] Crowd Empowered Microfinance
In recent years, we have witnessed the rise of crowdfunding, an industry devoted to supporting entrepreneurship by making capital easier to access through social media and web-based platforms. One of the central benefits of crowdfunding is social media and web based platforms serve as a modicum for communication, allowing individuals to easily access capital regardless of where they are geographically situated. From the Trenches Social, In Theory Research from the Kauffman Foundation shows in the past 30 years, all net job creation in the U.S. has taken
TARINA.BLOGGING.FI | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2010
[Social Media] Newsmastering Architecture for News Radars
April (5) Rethinking Digital Marketing: From Awareness and Engagement to Empowerment Social Media in Education, Disorganizations and the Lifecycle of Emergence Six Non-Thinking Socks Social Media and the Volcano: an Overview Future of Digital Reqruitment, Employment and Work ? March (1) Experiential Learning Cycle & Social Technologies ? September (3) Library services for the future Teemu becomes a student Social media in numbers ? August (2) Adult-driven growth in social networks New tarina.blogging.fi ? 2010 (9) ? 2009 (16) ?
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2012
[Social Media] If You See a Problem, Fix It
It’s one of my primary beefs with the current negative groupthink about the social media marketing blogosphere. Image by Minnie Photography. “If you see a problem, fix it,” said Peter Diamandis, X-Prize Foundation Founder and serial entrepreneur said last month in Wired. Diamandis responded to the very common belief in Murphy’s Law that if something can go wrong, it will. This attitude of fixing problems makes for the heart and soul of the best business and marketing strategies. It’s no coincidence that Diamandis is a successful serial entrepreneur.
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012
[Social Media] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Kitten Hugs
This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, freelancing, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Social Media / Social Networking. 101 Social Media Marketing Resources – 2012 Edition – Here’s a monster list of 101 social media marketing resources (the 2012 edition) to help expand your knowledge of this ever-changing ecosystem. Use the social media ideas in this eBook to inspire your content marketing. Last Fetching Friday of 2012. Freelancing.
PROBLOGGER | TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2013
[Social Media] 3 Simple ways You can get your Blog Engagement Rockin
It could have been anything, from customising your blog template or setting up your social media to fixing your leaky tap. Someone that does this extremely well is Derek Halpern from Social Triggers. Look for ways to inject this into your online content and experiment with different communication media like audio and video, I guarantee it will result in better engagement and greater success with your target audience. A Guest Contribution by Shaun McCarthy from Twitter , or visit Training Outcomes. When was the last time you learned something new? Visual learners.
TWIST IMAGE | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
[Social Media] Facebook Will Rule Your World
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. digital media. social media. Every Monday 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 FM are posting these segments weekly to SoundCloud , if you're interested in hearing more of me blathering away. morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. This week we discussed: So, are the new Apple iPhones worth it?
GAURAVONOMICS | SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2010
[Social Media] HT Article on Bloggers as Opinion Leaders | Gauravonomics Blog For.
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 « Game Mechanics in Education: Leveling Up With Class Blogs My Guardian Activate Talk on How the Crisis of Capability and the Crisis of Caring Collide in India » HT Article on Bloggers as Opinion Leaders Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! All media outlets offer the same superficial coverage in different colours.
SOCIALNOMICS | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2013
[Social Media] Leveraging LinkedIn when starting your career
The social media site offers several tools that you can use during your career search. Anyone that is looking for a way to be hooked up with a company for a career should look towards creating a LinkedIn account. LinkedIn offers a great way to increase your job opportunities when you are first starting career or even when you are simply looking for a career change. Personal branding. The first thing that you need to do is brand yourself. This will involve taking a good look at your passions, values, and aspirations. You want to represent yourself in an attractive manner. Groups.
PROBLOGGER | TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2015
[Social Media] 500 Top-Tier Publishers Tell You What They Want from Content Marketers
This includes infographics, mixed-media pieces, images, video, and interactive maps. Sending a publisher a quick comment every so often via email or social media is a good practice to keep your name and work familiar to them. This is a guest contribution from Kelsey Libert from Fra ctl. The good news: Content is here to stay as a digital marketing powerhouse, giving marketers more opportunities than ever to tune their SEO goals for every stage of the buying cycle. The bad news: The boom in content marketing has resulted in a veritable avalanche of email for publishers.
FEVER BEE | THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2015
[Social Media] 2 Years Building Political Support
His reported explained we needed to merge PR and Fundraising into a new digital department, with a head of digital co-ordinating joint social media messages across all our platforms. All staff needed to integrate social media into their roles. My bugbear with much social business advice is it focuses on the ideal, singular examples, and not the harsh reality. 8 years ago, a digital consultant was hired by the United Nations to explain how we should do digital engagement. I'm not sure anyone read more than that summary.
PROBLOGGER | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2015
[Social Media] Feeling a Bit Lost? 4 Ways to Boost Productivity and Motivation on Your Blog
Then the next time I think about writing that post/updating that schedule/creating a social media strategy I feel much better knowing it’s already been started and I just have to swoop in and tie up the loose ends. Brainstorm the visuals for your post or social media, find an image to use or take your own, play around with fonts, give yourself 10 minutes to think of new ways you can promote the post, or devise a community challenge around it. There are many times in the life of a blogger when you find yourself unsure of where to go or what to do next.
EXTANZ | THURSDAY, JULY 1, 2010
[Social Media] A Baker's Dozen of the Best Food Blogs « Extanz – PR 2.0 and.
and Inbound Marketing Harnessing social & new media to amplify your brand, sustain your community and make you stand out from the rest! Social media offers the opportunity for people to connect with others and to build online relationships. Influence & Industry, the many axes about building a community Cloud and be funny if you can… for us living in the cloud Social Media Rules: What Nestle Forgot Study: Top 50 of the most influential cycling blogs + Facebook and Twitter friends… Become a Fan on Facebook Extanz LLC - Social Media Optimization and PR 2.0
TWIST IMAGE | TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015
[Social Media] The Importance Of Viral Videos. Or Not
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. Last week, the online social network launched something called, Instant Articles , which allows publishers like the New York Times , National Geographic , and the Atlantic to not just have an article attached with a link to a piece, but to embed and design their articles directly on Facebook. digital media. social media. morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. You will never leave Facebook.
TWIST IMAGE | MONDAY, JULY 27, 2015
[Social Media] We Should All "Pull A Kardashian" On Twitter (It's Not What You Think)
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. digital media. social media. Every Monday 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 FM are posting these segments weekly to SoundCloud , if you're interested in hearing more of me blathering away. morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. It happens to me all of the time. hate it. Kind of a pain. billion.
TWIST IMAGE | MONDAY, JULY 6, 2015
[Social Media] Who (Really) Owns Your Data? (Get Ready To Freak Out)
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. digital media. social media. Every Monday 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 FM are posting these segments weekly to SoundCloud , if you're interested in hearing more of me blathering away. morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. This week we discussed: Who owns your data? Who is it sold to? mirum.
FEVER BEE | MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011
[Social Media] Audience Analysis In Online Communities
You can't do this research simply by using social media monitoring software. Audience research is too important to skip. If you haven't got a community, you should do it before you start. If you have a community, you should do it again now. It will help you set the direction for your community. You need to know your audience. Specifically: Identify why they have joined the community (or became interested in the topic). Identify the key issues they care about. Identify their hopes and aspirations. Identify the language they use when they talk.
DANNY BROWN | THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014
[Social Media] The Power of Glamour and the Upsell of Dreams
The Power of Glamour and the Upsell of Dreams originally appeared on Danny Brown - Social Media Marketing and Influence Marketing Blog - all rights reserved. In an article from TIME magazine last year, Virginia Postrel writes about The Twisted Allure of Jihadi Glory. While it features the outcry over the Rolling Stone cover featuring Boston bomber Dzokhar Tsarnaev, it poses a bigger picture question on the power of glamourization. Postrel shares a quote from novelist Salman Rushdie, no stranger to controversy himself as the author of the 1988 novel, The Satanic Verses. If only.
CITIZEN MARKETER 2.1 | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2009
[Social Media] Quick-n-dirty Podcast Recap (Yup, I Drew the Short Straw Again)
Useful information on how to add "social" into your marketing mix with measurable results. Featured Social Network : Threadsy. Yup, hes the guy that focuses on social over at this little chip manufacturing company in Silicon Valley called Intel. Anyway, during the show Michael dropped some serious knowledge on how he/Intel look at engaging their customers through social. Posts Atom Posts Comments Atom Comments About Me Aaron Strout CMO at social media agency, Powered Inc. Unable to link your social media efforts to where your eco. It he.
CITIZEN MARKETER 2.1 | FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 2010
[Social Media] Right-channeling: Where Does Yammer Fit into the Workplace?
Useful information on how to add "social" into your marketing mix with measurable results. Posts Atom Posts Comments Atom Comments About Me Aaron Strout CMO at social media agency, Powered Inc. View my complete profile Quick-n-Dirty on BTR My Social Web The People I Read ReadWriteWeb ReadWriteWeb Events Guide, 18 Sept. Although the social business game evolves continuously, I sense that the pace of change has slowed a bit. Unable to link your social media efforts to where your eco. days ago Social Media Marketing Whats #NewTwitter?
SOCIAL WAYNE | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2011
[Social Media] Day 4: People of color impacting the social web – Kristen Nicole #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. She got her start with 606tech, a Chicago blog she dedicated to the social media space. Her work has been syndicated across a number of media outlets, including Yahoo! As we all know, February is Black History Month. News, The New York Times, and MSNBC.
BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY | TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2010
[Social Media] Why is Google Scared and What it means for B2B Marketing!
Related posts: Social Search could it be a Google Killer? The 4 P’s to Social Media Marketing Ok ok – based on the great response I got. Tags: Advertising Content Marketing Interactive Marketing Media Mobile Online Advertising Pay Per Click Search At a recent dinner with a buddy of mine from Microsoft (who helped launch Bing) – I learned a lot more about the search market and a very important trend that can effect the future of B2B Marketing. And we tend not to stray from that behavior now. It’s almost an unconscious choice for most of us.
KIKOLANI | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2013
[Social Media] Get Your Audience to Work for You… and Thank You for It!
And you don’t need to wait for people to come to you for this – you can spend just a little time researching smaller, newer blogs in your niche – and if someone has great content, but not too much attention in terms of commenting and social media sharing, you can approach them and request a post. You can kick this up another notch by hosting a guest blogging contest: solicit enough content for a few weeks, and award people both on the quality of their posts, and the amount of traction they get in the form of comments and social shares. Social Media Engagement.