CONVINCE & CONVERT | THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2014
[Social Media] Are You Getting The Most Out of Your Video Content?
Jessica Gioglio is a Social Media Strategist based out of Boston, Massachusetts who specializes in social media content, community engagement and crisis management. is a post from: Convince and Convert: Social Media Strategy and Content Marketing Strategy. Social Image of the Week The popularity and variety of video platforms provides a prime opportunity to reach a large number of people and leave a lasting impression. But, what’s the secret sauce or winning formula for successful video content? That’s enough to make any marketer go arghhhhhh !
CONVERSTATIONS | MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2014
[Social Media] Preventative Maintenance is Good Practice
Along with your inventory audits, a content audit of your website or a profile audit of you social media profiles is a smart practice of your online properties. A crew outside my office recently came by and did some caulking, tweaking, and general fixing-up outside. They’d been working around the building for several days. When I asked one of them if this was planned maintenance or condition-based maintenance, he answered, “Both.” ” Preventative Maintenance is the kind of work done prior to something breaking. Consider leaving a comment! Small Business
DANNY WHATMOUGH | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2011
[Social Media] The future PROs are digital natives
Chatting to the lecturers afterwards it was interesting to learn that PR students seem to be very open to using social media in the campaign ideas they put together as part of their course. What they apparently find more difficult is putting the use of social and digital in a more strategic setting and also how to integrate traditional media as well. At a time when many in the industry seem to be struggling with the adoption of social media and digital, I thought this was a fascinating observation and one that bodes well for the future of the industry.
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
[Social Media] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Neurowear
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. Using Honest Social Proof to Go Viral – All types of social proof can increase sales or engagement. How to Use Blogging to Market Your Freelance Business – Before discussing the types of blogging and specific tips for each, I will discuss blogging techniques that apply to all and finally end with advice on using social media tips to reinforce your blogging efforts. Freelancing.
MY CREATIVE TEAM THINKING | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2010
[Social Media] Content Curation Update
Save Time & Build Your Community With Content Curation – Curating content for your business’ blog and social media channels is a great way to save time and build a community. We talked not too long ago about the importance of content curation. wanted to curate a few new articles on this subject that I have encountered recently. Content Marketing 2.0 – This is our initial piece on the topic, in case you missed it. The Seven Needs Of Real-Time Curators - A curator is an information chemist. He or she mixes atoms together in a way to build an info-molecule.
FIREBELLY | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2010
[Social Media] How Feedback Shaped Gap's Branding
More importantly, the story over the past couple weeks has shown how important social media can be to a brand, even one as big as Gap. Jake Hamilton is a Web Developer at Firebelly Marketing , and studying Media Arts at IUPUI It's the branding change that sparked criticism all over the country, when Gap, Inc. quietly unveiled a new logo for it's namesake clothing brand. Within a day, several websites had caught wind of the change and there were very few good things said about the changeover.
PAMORAMA | THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2010
[Social Media] Pope to Priests: Thou Shalt Blog
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Pope to Priests: Thou Shalt Blog by Pam Dyer on January 28, 2010 Share You know the old marketing adage: Go where your customers are. In anticipation of the church’s 44th World Communications Day on May 16th, he has issued a statement, The Priest and Pastoral Ministry in a Digital World: New Media at the Service of the Word. In it, he urges priests to use social media for outreach in conjunction with their traditional means of communication. He obviously has every corner covered!
LOUIS GRAY | FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2011
[Social Media] Worshiping False Business Gods, Finding the Right Metrics
Social Media And don't get me started on counting Twitter followers and Facebook likes. given that social media is so new to some people, they really don't know how to measure success, but I would say it always comes back to the company's bottom line and finding real revenue users. Web Statistics Can be Addictive. But Are They Really Your Business? Many employees at businesses are focusing on the wrong metrics and keeping themselves busy on tasks that don't help the bottom line - often for reasons like inertia, or because of bad instruction from a superior. Users?
STEPHEN P SMITH | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2012
[Social Media] Ways Online Marketing Strategies Are Improving Business Outreach
Social media has made such a profound impact in the way we connect and communicate with people in both our personal and professional lives. Social media is increasingly becoming part of the fabric in the way businesses run. Social media has provided great business opportunities for reaching out to customers and potential customers, to help generate new sales in any company and build up key connections with a company’s most loyal customers. Outreach Through Social Media Sites. Here’s how. Outreach Through Online Advertising.
SOSHABLE | SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2010
[Social Media] The Evolution of The Blogger (Graphic)
Many blogs have emerged and become better reference points on their topic than mainstream media. Read more on this Social Media Blog. If there’s one thing that’s certain on the Internet, it’s that people like to express their opinions and have others hear (read) them. Blogging has transitioned over the last decade from a medium of personal expression meant for few, if any, to read to a full-blown contender in the news. If you have a question about technology, do you go to the tech section of The New York Times or do go to Mashable or Engadget ?
JUGNOO | FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2012
[Social Media] TGIF Fun Fridays: Friends With Benefits Edition!
Team Social was at the center of the action, promoting Social Mix 2012 (have you got your ticket yet?), On Wednesday, Team Social took a field trip to Kensington Cornerstone , an entirely gluten-free (and entirely groovy) restaurant to film yours truly as part of a brand new project. We won’t reveal too much today – oooh, the suspense! – but we will say this: keep your eyes squarely on our YouTube channel for a special preview, and your notebook handy to jot down all the social media questions you’ve just been too busy to ask. Poor me. part Cointreau.
SOSHABLE | MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2012
[Social Media] How to Spot a Social Gamer
To any of our readers who are into social gaming, please do not take this as an insult. It’s definitely not intended that way. I’m not a social gamer. It’s not that I don’t like social media – I do (obviously). At this point, I haven’t found a true social game that appeals to me. With that said, I am still definitely interested in learning more about who the social gamers are as there is a tremendous future in the industry. The demographics of the social gamer are not as predictable as one might think.
JACOB MORGAN | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2009
[Social Media] The Phases of Enterprise Social Business Adoption
Social Media Globetrotter Home Consulting Speaking Travel Blog About SOCIAL MEDIA GLOBETROTTER The Phases of Enterprise Social Business Adoption View Comments November 30th, 2009 Companies that are looking to get involved in social business don’t just jump right in with both feet. It’s a gradual process that takes a lot of time and effort before change can start to happen. Awareness This is where a company is introduced to the concept of social business or social media. Social CRM, and Social Media strategies.
BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY | FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008
[Social Media] The Bamboo Project Blog
Massive list posts ("50+ Ways to Use Flickr," "100 Social Media Resources", etc.) The more I work with people who are new to social media, the more I believe that simplicity is the key. We may be information omnivores (something I think might be indigenous to the culture of early adoption), but the next wave of social media users ( the early majority ) are less adventurous in their information-gathering strategies and more pragmatic about what they consume. think thats the situation for a lot of people when it comes to social media.
JACOB MORGAN | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2, 2010
[Social Media] What's Coming Up Next for Social CRM and Enterprise 2.0?
Social Media Globetrotter Home Consulting Speaking Travel Blog About SOCIAL MEDIA GLOBETROTTER What’s Coming Up Next for Social CRM and Enterprise 2.0? View Comments June 2nd, 2010 Picture taken from a desert safari in Dubai We’ve talked about a lot of topics around the Social CRM and Enterprise 2.0 Social CRM We took a look at what Social CRM is from a high level We explored the differences between Social CRM, Enterprise 2.0, and Social CRM, right? Using the term Social CRM was actually an after thought.
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 | TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2014
[Social Media] Are You Trapped in The Content Marketing Box?
You join the approved list of social media networks. You decided to focus on just one social network and set the goal to completely saturate it with your content. Yep, that means you would just have one social icon. “Man the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system.” - Bruce Lee. You are slowly being manipulated into a box. You didn’t create the box. You can’t see it but I bet you can feel it. In this case, it’s the content marketing box. You feel that you must fall into line or be ignored. And on and on.
IDACONCPTS | TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2010
[Social Media] Daniel Footwear.com Has a Fresh New Look
The extra help from social media and online PR aided the drive of traffic to their site and increasingly boosted their conversions. With the integration of social media, Daniel footwear customers are now able to rate and blog about specific products which adds to the process of their viral marketing. At the end of last year all organisations were struggling to beat the credit crisis and keep consumers engaged with their brand. The brief from Daniel Footwear covered the following issues. just to add that. Note to the Editor. Tel: 0113 234 3300. Blueclaw. Tweet This!
GAURAVONOMICS | SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
[Social Media] What is More Social: Playing With Your Real Friends or Making.
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 Review: I Like How Booyah is Blending Social Gaming and Social Entertainment with Nightclub City Niche Social Networks Turn to Social Gaming and Social Entertainment » What is More Social: Playing With Your Real Friends or Making Friends With Strangers You Are Playing With? What do you think? For more, read my bio.
FIREBELLY | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2012
[Social Media] Get Your Content to Cut Through the Clutter
“It seems like nobody truly pays attention to the actual content of their social media, so how can it be used effectively if everyone is using it this way? ” I was guest speaking to a business class at the University of Nevada Reno, thanks to the miracle of Skype, about Kyle Lacy’s and my Branding Yourself book, talking about social media marketing and personal branding. It seems like the actual content is ignored.” Take THAT, Los Angeles Dodgers! Or, you can write great stuff, and do it on a consistent basis.
CONVERSTATIONS | SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2014
[Social Media] Week in Review: Posts and Podcasts Nov 3 – Nov 8, 2014
SBTD Episode 105: Staying on Target with Your Intended Audience SBTD Episode 106: Own Your Name Dot Com SBTD Episode 107: Which Social Media Platform is Right for Your Business? Week in Review November 3 – November 8: Posts and Podcasts from ConverStations and SmallBiz Tracks Daily Podcasts The repurposing of content to reach new audiences and extend the shelf life of your efforts is something we always coach. One way to do this is by combining your blog posts or other content into a week in review on SlideShare. SBTD Episode 104: Writing Headlines: Truth or Tease?
DANNY BROWN | FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 2014
[Social Media] Important Message for Subscribers to DannyBrown.me
Additionally, I will share a tip – it may be a trick to use a social media platform better, or a new tool to check out, or similar. originally appeared on Danny Brown - the human side of media and the social side of marketing - all rights reserved. Related Stories Loyalty Is Not a Given – Like Trust, It Needs to be Earned The B t Excuses for Attitudes Towards Women Needs to Stop Blog Comments, Digital Universes, and the Future of Social Conversations. At the time, I mentioned I was moving to Feedblitz, and offered reasons why. Email Subscribers.
DANNY BROWN | SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2015
[Social Media] A Look Under the WordPress Hood at DannyBrown.me
Because of the theme design I use (media rich, large featured images), this has made a huge difference in my own blog’s performance, and is well worth the monthly cost to do so. Sure, they may be moving more onto social channels, but there’s still life in “traditional blog comments” yet. Social sharing options. Tying back into the optimization combination of MaxCDN, WP Super Cache and CDN Linker, WP Smush Pro helps keep media file sizes down by reducing an image file’s size on upload. Social Warfare. Click To Tweet. Optimization.
SPIN SUCKS | WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, 2012
[Social Media] Three Things Your New Company Needs In Order to Dominate
Your awesome website, elevator pitch, logo , and marketing and social media strategy are all part of your brand, but they need to be cohesive in order to make sense and be sharable. Today’s guest post is written by Micah Smith. . It’s pretty safe to say no one likes a crappy economy. Salaries and jobs have been cut, people have lost their homes and livelihoods, gas prices have gone through the roof, and many people are starting from scratch. The good news is incredible things tend to rise from the ashes. An Awesome Website. And we know what a good online presence looks like.
ENGAGE | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2014
[Social Media] Shock to the System: Content Marketing Is Alive and Well
Social media guy and Moz co-founder Rand Fishkin and a few others wondered aloud whether content marketing had become “its own worst enemy,” churning out so much content so fast that eventually customers would throw up the white flag and simply give up. “It’s still not hard (at least in most fields) to stand out from the competition by producing something remarkable or unique,” writes Fishkin. Schaefer’s post went from content shock to shock and awe in a social media minute. Are you a believer in content shock? And then … silence. Hardly. Genuine truth. Real beauty.
THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2010
[Social Media] The Social Stock Exchange
The over-reaching objective of the alternate/social currencies movement is to create an alternate storage and exchange device to contain “Value”. The vendor outlet artificially prints the Bizarro Currency which can only be redeemed in Bizarro World. No social value is created, rather, it is destroyed. Quit complaining, the new business plan is very simple: Step 1: Convert financial currency into a social currency , Step 2: Create Value in the social environment (denominated in the social currency). Creating Social Value. Bizarro Capitalism.
ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2009
[Social Media] Poll: Teens expect access to social networks at work « Online.
Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Poll: Teens expect access to social networks at work December 10, 2009 in social networking , teens and tweens | Tags: facebook , social media guidelines A new survey conducted by Junior Achievement and Deloitte finds that teens fully expect to access social networking sites on-the-job. Nearly three-in-10 (29 percent) had used social networks to create awareness for a cause. Ainar D.
THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2011
[Social Media] The Wrong Social Predictions
As the end of the year approaches predictions about next year’s key social technology trends arrive from the pundits. It as if the “mirror on the wall” reflecting the past developments turns into “fortune telling of future developments” There are a lot of fortune tellers with different perspectives to justify their predictions and the media, both old and new, elevate these predictions and the masses stand in awe of the predictions and those that predict. Dion Hinchcliffe just posted his 12 social business predictions for 2012.
SPIN SUCKS | MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2010
[Social Media] The ghost blogging debate | Spin Sucks
Mitch Joel - Twist Image Reply: August 16th, 2010 at 9:22 am How about we deal with it in a professional and enlightened way be agreeing that a Blog is a part of the Social Media ecosystem and – if it is – then we should consider the pillars of what makes something “social. We’re saying we want to be a part of the Social Media conversation, but we’re not even willing to be transparent about who the actual voice is? stopped doing that a good long while back because it didn’t feel like authentic social media.
JUSTIN LEVY | TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 2010
[Social Media] Enabling Your Abilities
Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Enabling Your Abilities Written on June 29, 2010 by Justin Levy in content strategy , preparation , technology , video 4 Comments - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Thanks for taking time out of your day to come hang out here! Knowing that I’m a huge fan of Timbaland and gadgets, a friend of mine recently sent me a video of his new tour bus. What say you? link] David Baeza Love this topic. Great post.
JUSTIN LEVY | SUNDAY, AUGUST 22, 2010
[Social Media] Help Bring Noor and Ramsay Home | Justin Levy
Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Help Bring Noor and Ramsay Home Written on August 22, 2010 by Justin Levy in announcements , personal 1 Comment - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Thanks for taking time out of your day to come hang out here! Imagine that you went to pick your children up one day and they weren’t there. The phone number traces back to Egypt and the male caller spoke with an English accent. How can one person be so selfish?
FRESHNETWORKS | THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2009
[Social Media] Examples of online communities in the not-for-profit sector
There are many great example of not-for-profits using social media and it is sometimes the case that this sector can be more innovative than the private sector. There are many reasons for this: the financial pressures are different, there is a real need to engage people in an issue, topic or theme rather than enter into a transactional relationship with them, and this is a sector where innovation has always been important. (A great resource for information on not-for-profits and social media is Steve Bridger ’s nfp 2.0 blog). The US Navy’s Navy For Moms.
BLUE FOCUS MARKETING | THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 2014
[Social Media] How Digital Rewards Can Help Build Employee Buy-In #IBMConnect #IBM #SocBiz
The session, titled “The Social Employee: Branding From the Inside, Out,” will focus on the importance of building a culture of engaged brand ambassadors who can represent their company in the digital bazaar. In our research for our book, The Social Employee : How Great Companies Make Social Media Work (McGraw-Hill, 2013), we learned that many people within a given organization view social adoption in the workplace in much the same way as we used to view our trips to the dentist. See what others are saying about The Social Employee and order your copy today!
SPIN SUCKS | THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2015
[Social Media] Customer Loyalty in a Changing World
Consumers are becoming less and less committed to particular brands, and make choices more frequently based on price, convenience, and endless other social or emotional motivators. Forty-three percent of consumers are more likely to buy a new product when learning about it on social media. By Laura Petrolino. Customer loyalty is akin to a really solid marriage—committed, enduring, and monogamous. Unfortunately, in today’s fast-moving, ever changing world, the appeal of “new shine” can often distract from the comfort of “old trusted.”. But that is no longer the case.
MINDJUMPERS | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2011
[Social Media] How Tropicana Created A Facebook Campaign To Launch Twister
How Ecycler Used Social Media to Enhance Its Business. Tweet While surfing the web, I stumbled across an interesting campaign designed by BBDO Argentina for PepsiCo to launch Tropicana’s new drink Twister. The challenge was to launch a new fruit drink in Argentina, with a lot of buzz, when, market was dominated by aerated drinks, alcoholic beverages and other fruit drinks. Creative Concept: The campaign started in August 2011 with a series of videos featuring Mother Nature Panchamama and all her wisdom. What is good about it?
KYLE LACY | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
[Social Media] 3,000 Reasons to Attend #ET11
Email + Social: Beyond Sharing – This session will be focused on the true email/social integration that involves more than slapping “like and “follow buttons in your header. The Content Strategy Visualized - Beyond the monolithic newsletter lies a wealth of messaging types that drive business – welcomes, cross-selling, re-engagement, social, news, transactional, apologies, and more. Learn how to become faster, stronger, and earn more money using mobile, email, social media marketing. couldn’t have said it better myself.
SPIN SUCKS | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2011
[Social Media] Being More Productive Every Day
There are a lot of things to consider: Productivity, time management, keeping up on blogs and social media, growing a business while starting a new business, sending gifts before birthdays instead of after, remembering to eat during the day, washing your hair more than twice a week, exercising, getting more than six hours of sleep a night, mentoring a team, managing clients, getting Sarah her guest post on time instead of a week late, and more. Set a time to check the social networks. blogged on day three, which was at the beginning of the month. This is what I had to say.
DANNY BROWN | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2010
[Social Media] Imagine If - Danny Brown
You might also like: Social Media Bashing is Boring as Hell You Scratch My Back Welcome Back, #12for12k Tags: Business , corporate giving , social responsibility 16 voices - share yours! 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? Instead of the expensed company cars, companies rewarded carpooling where possible and bought the local school new buses.
SOCIAL WAYNE | TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2010
[Social Media] 16 trends I’ve noticed from marketers attending recent geo / location-based events
From giving an overview of what is location-based marketing at the Triangle AMA Social Media Boot Camp , moderating the Triangle Interactive Marketing Associations panel called “ Doing business the hyper-local Social Media Way and participating in a Social Fresh Panel called The Evolution of Foursquare Marketing. In October I’m traveling to Miami to speak at Blogalicious a women’s social media diversity conference to cover location-based applications and privacy. Flickr Photo By ashley.adcox. You can rsvp here.
PROACTIVE REPORT | THURSDAY, MAY 6, 2010
[Social Media] Media Relations in a Web 2.0 World
One of the keynote panels was about the media and their needs in today’s Web 2.0 When asked if he thought Newsweek would still be sold at newstands in 10 years time, Porter Bibb, who specializes in capital financing of media, entertainment, and technology ventures said: “I don’t think you’re going to find newsstands at airports or anywhere else in 10 years. The media panel at the PRSA conference made it clear that they are expected to provide muh more than just a print story today. Media Relations in 2010. Does it have links to all your social media content?
ENGAGING BRAND | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2009
[Social Media] Why YOU don't matter?
The Engaging Brand Home Podcast Online Social Media Training Speaking Contact & Bio Subscribe/RSS « Show #269 - 3 Steps to Design Thinking | Main | Show 270 - How to cope with change » Why YOU dont matter? That is why I love social media because it allows you to forge those connections, to develop relationships and to create your own personal brand. That is why I love social media because it allows you to forge those connections, to develop relationships and to create your own personal brand. Comments Why YOU dont matter?
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
[Social Media] If You Want Free Content, Provide Value
There’s no better example than Say Media’s purchase of Six Apart : “Say Media expects to lose some subscribers to the Six Apart blogging platform. Its main focus, CEO Troy Young said, “is in those that hope to build media businesses, rather than regular people who write a blog for fun.. Say Media had better put together a deal that offers these business bloggers value, otherwise it will lose more voices like Conversation Agent Valeria Maltoni. Tags: Rants Reality social media There’s no quid pro quo.
TRADESMEN INSIGHTS | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
[Social Media] Are You Promoting Your Facebook Fan Page?
But for those of you who are focusing on building your fan page, I came across a great article by Justin Wise in a recent post on Social Media Examiner that highlighted 20 ways to spread the word on your Facebook fan page by educating your readers. Marketing Tips Social Marketing facebook fan page google justin wise linkedin promoting facebook fan pageI must confess that when it comes to promoting our Facebook page, we don’t do a good job. LinkedIn, Twitter and even Google+ probably are better venues for us. Ask your Twitter followers to join your fan page.
SOCIAL MEDIA CITIZENS | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2011
[Social Media] What you haven’t heard about Rebecca Black and “Friday
" on Twitter, Tumblr and other social media sites. Here’s some things you probably do not know about the second most discussed video ever uploaded to YouTube, the music video for "Friday" sung by Rebecca Black and created by Ark Music Factory. Before I talk about why the video became such a popular meme, the Ark Music Factory business plan and the knowing winks the editors inserted into the video, I’ll recap the history of the video. Alana Lee Hamilton, age 14, responds to the Ark ad and makes a video for the song "Butterflies."
THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY | THURSDAY, JULY 8, 2010
[Social Media] Challenging Social Dogma
The marketplace of conversations is filled with social dogma — “a doctrine or code of beliefs accepted as authoritative. Social marketing, SEO, social advertising, get twitter followers, make money online etc. What does it mean to challenge the social dogma? Social dogma needs to be challenged or the value of social media gets diminished. Here is my list of common things we are seeing in the social space that I would consider dogma: Social products. Social strategy. Social distribution.
THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY | TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2013
[Social Media] Changing The Habits of Business
It is important that you read and memorize our vision, mission and purpose statement after you’ve read our social media policy. These habits are not the right habits for the Social Era. How many times do people say “ I am going to exercise and lose weight ” but they never really acquire the habit of exercise? More people do not than those that do. The reason is simple. They They don’t believe the new habit will ever replace the old habit because they have tried before and failed so they give up before they even try again. . Everything!
SPIN SUCKS | MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 2010
[Social Media] David and Goliath: How Small Businesses Can Defeat Their Large.
Arment Dietrich Overview Expertise Resources Gini Dietrich News Media Center Careers Contact Follow US Facebook Linkedin RSS Feed Twitter YouTube Share Categories Communication Social Media Advertising Entrepreneur SEO Marketing Marketplace COMMUNICATION / SOCIAL MEDIA / ADVERTISING / ENTREPRENEUR / SEO / MARKETING Aug 30 2010 David and Goliath: How Small Businesses Can Defeat Their Large Competitors By Daniel Hindin | Email | Print | 4 Comments | Guest post by John Heaney of Orange Envelopes. 17, 2010 Is Social Media Forcing Retirement?
ARI HERZOG | FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2011
[Social Media] Working It
Ari] seems like he wants to get on in life and he is a city councillor – but he spends time on this social media stuff – almost like he is working on a thesis or something. I’m not working on a thesis. Rafting photo by Jordan. Answering my call to action earlier this week, David Bennett stung me with his response. Connect: Twitter | Facebook | Email | 978.558.0008. No related articles yet. Have you visited the blog archive ? Recent comments Recent comments Related articles Who is Ari Herzog to You? Strategy branding
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2012
[Social Media] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Hayaku
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. Even business owners promoting their products on social media can benefit from learning about. Some are extremely wealthy and have achieved a high social status in their respective fields, but all are shining examples of how to live a happy and fulfilling life. Social Media / Social Networking. The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Content. This is going to be fun! Freelancing.
IDACONCPTS | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
[Social Media] Host yourself: Don’t leave your digital space in someone else’s hands
You can find her blogging about all kinds of random things, spanning from technology to social media. When it comes to running a small business or blogging about your recent travel adventures to Spain, anyone who works online understands the need for speedy and effective Internet hosting service. While the quality of various hosting companies can vary widely, having 100% up-time is very important for the business or individual to stay productive. So, about web hosting services? Web hosting companies provide several features that vary. Security? Forgoing specials and promotions.
WRITTENT BLOG | THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013
[Social Media] 10 Great Advantages of Outsourcing Content Creation
Many writing firms are also proficient in social media, meaning they can help you craft a strong social media marketing plan and create share-worthy content and calls to action. If you’re debating between outsourcing content creation and getting it all done in-house, you have to know the pros and cons of each situation to make the best decision for your investment. Consider these advantages of using an article or blog writing service to help you create the unique content your customers love. Original Image Credit: radixpower/photobucket.com. 1. Why or why not?
SOSHABLE | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
[Social Media] Digg Newsroom Beta May Just Be Enough To Regain Relevance
Over the last year since the launch of version 4, Digg has faced challenges in regaining its relevance in social media. It has seemed at times as if Digg may go the way of MySpace, Propeller, and Yahoo Buzz – social sites that were once big news but failed to adapt to a changing social sphere. If it’s as successful as they hope, it could mark the shift that the site has needed to get back to the top of the social news game. Newsrooms analyzes “social signals” from Facebook and Twitter to help surface content. Traffic is down.
JEFF KORHAN | MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2010
[Social Media] 10 Blog Commenting Strategies
Jeff Korhan - New Media and Small Business Marketing Home About Me Working With Me Speaking Favorites Trends Subscribe « Personalize Your Small Business Marketing | Main | Facebook Tips for Better Engagement » June 28, 2010 10 Blog Commenting Strategies Here are 10 simple strategies that may help you to reach out and release your commenting genius. Make a Call to Action - That's right, if you are using social media to accomplish something, someone has to make the first move. 1. Say hello. Expand your horizons. 9.
SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGERY | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2012
[Social Media] Ten “Boring” PR Skills You Need to Have
We talked about branding, TV commercials, media tours, and social media. A few weeks ago, I was talking to some college students about PR, advertising, living in Chicago, and the work I'm doing at C-K. They loved hearing about the work that we've done with Corona, Porsche , and Cedar Fair. By the end of our conversation, they were all telling me that I had their dream job and were asking me if we had any openings. You want to get really excited about PR? Check out my budget spreadsheets and staff forecasting tools! Excited yet? Manage Upward. Manage your time.
THE SOCIAL MEDIA INCUBATOR | SUNDAY, JULY 3, 2011
[Social Media] Has Google Gone into the Photography Business?
The old saying, “a picture is worth 1,000 words” has new appeal as social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter have made recent moves to make photography and photo sharing a much larger part of their offerings. Now, Google is jumping on the bandwagon with the new Business Photos from Google. In conjunction with Google Maps, you can now highlight your business by signing up to have it photographed by a Google photographer. The picture will then show up on your business’ Place page in a 360-degree panoramic view. Click here to see the list of where it’s available.
WAXING UNLYRICAL | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011
[Social Media] Why Netflix Should Keep Qwikster
What’s really amazing here is that practically everyone agrees that streaming media is the way of the future, and that DVDs are destined to become Gen Y’s version of the VCR. There are different fees paid for streaming media and DVD, right? He does social media managementfor KimberMedia and teaches at @bgckids. Netflix announced yesterday that it would end Qwikster, the company it spawned last month to handle its mail-order DVD service from its streaming service (splitting those apart happened over the summer). ”, “Finally! Probably not.
FRESHNETWORKS | FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2009
[Social Media] Using Twitter as an engagement tool
At FreshNetworks we think that Twitter is a great example of how people are innovating with social media - each of these different topics is being made popular by different people using Twitter for different reasons - sharing good content, keeping up-to-date or just following celebrities. One of the main benefits that organisations can get from Twitter is to use it as an engagement tool - as part of a hub-and-spoke approach to social media and online communities. 20 Ways to Engage Contacts in Social Media (kylelacy.com). Image via CrunchBase.
WRITTENT BLOG | THURSDAY, JULY 4, 2013
[Social Media] 7 Effective Call-to-Action Examples and Why They Work
social media. Many social media sites do a great job of showing the value of their service on their sign-up pages. If you’re trying to get more leads and sales from your website and blog, the first thing to consider is your calls-to-action. Strengthening the call-to-action (CTA) on any given page or post often makes a bigger difference toward your number of leads and customers than tweaking the design or any other changes you could make. So, what is a CTA, exactly? That’s why calls-to-action can be used in more places than just your website. email blasts.
THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY | SATURDAY, JANUARY 1, 2011
[Social Media] Printing Social Currency; Influence vs. Intentions
PeerIndex and Klout are the two main players that promote a social score based on influence, obstensibly to mimic the credit score upon which all currency depends. That “intention” is then capitalized, combined with the intentions of others, and securitized into bonds that finance important social services and institutions that support those intensions. Likewise, a social currency may be similarly conjured into existence – based on a person’s promise to increase human productivity in the future, not however, to increase human consumption in the future. That’s it, really.
SCOTT GOULD | TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 2010
[Social Media] Another look at Scattering Seeds
This is contrary to most internet and social media marketing which is purely about volume. Something that my social sales funnels make room for. www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NigmIlPr9k. 5NigmIlPr9k. If you can’t see the above video, click here , or watch it directly on YouTube. This is a quick clip of me on Tuesday 15th June in Helsinki, chatting about how Like Minds Conversation Helsinki came together. wanted to show it because I’ve having another thought about value vs volume and also about spreadability being like scattering seeds. Value vs Volume.
FEVER BEE | THURSDAY, JANUARY 27, 2011
[Social Media] Who To Look For When You Want A Community Promoted
But, given the choice, I’d look for people that have a big mailing list to promote a community rather than a big following on a social media platform. A tweet from a top celebrity isn’t going to create a sudden surge in people joining your community. However, a single e-mail from a respected figure to his established list can have a huge, sudden, impact. Yes, some new influencers have both. Growing An Online Community
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2012
[Social Media] Is Guest Blogging A Panacea?
Use guest blogging, SEO, social media, PPC, video marketing, and other marketing tactics as they fit within your budget of time and money. Guest blogging is a great marketing method. highly recommend it. You pick a few high profile, highly trafficked blogs in your niche and send them a query or a blog post and hope they publish it. If they do, you get a link back to your website and some additional reputation points. Good for you. But guest blogging is not the only marketing method to pursue online. It’s one of many. That’s not a good idea.
WISDOM LONDON | SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
[Social Media] How can Foursquare benefit B2B? « Wisdom London
Follow Wisdom London on Twitter for more on social media, marketing, business and communications strategy. Share this: Reddit Share Facebook Email Print StumbleUpon Digg This entry was posted on July 25, 2010 at 1:26 pm and is filed under marketing strategy , social media with tags Foursquare , location-based marketing , social media , Starbucks , twitter , Whole Foods. Wisdom London Creative Communications is our world… « Want to know what we’ve been up to in the last 6 months? Well, my take on this is, “sometimes.
TWITIP | FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 2010
[Social Media] How to Get More Retweet Action on Twitter
Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip David Cantone @DavidCantone David Cantone is a blogger and an entrepreneur involved in social media and marketing 2.0. And finally, my best piece of advice: be a good twitter user , be social, actively engage your followers, build meaningful relationships and your retweets will skyrocket for sure. If you’re a good twitter user and you’re social, people will appreciate you and what you write.
WEB METRICS GURU | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012
[Social Media] Semphonic Webinar 1/11/12 and Web Analytics Thoughts (Web Journal)
Today (1/11/12) is the Semphonic Social Media Measurement Tools Webinar with Gary Angel, [.]. I like nice pictures and I’m starting this post with one of them (you’ll need to read to the bottom of the post to find out a little more). aaa aaa Just stop, and think about this diagram for a minute. 6Degree. 6DEGREE Semphonic Web Analytics 6Degree Gary Angel
PAMORAMA | SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2009
[Social Media] What Google's Real-Time Search Means for Brands
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact What Google’s Real-Time Search Means for Brands by Pam Dyer on December 13, 2009 Share Google recently announced a new search engine ingredient: Real-time search. Google’s real-time search is poised to have a significant effect on brands in the social media space. Brands that are highly engaged in the social space will reach out. Companies with a commitment to social media engagement, a solid digital PR strategy, and great customer service will reap long-term benefits.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2011
[Social Media] Build Backlinks – 14 Easy Ways
Let’s focus on how to build backlinks other people use to point attention toward your website via blogs, articles, social media sites, and so on. The reason is that most powerhouse social media sites like Facebook and YouTube put a small piece of code called ‘the no follow’ tag into most areas of their site. But it’ s a fallacy that all social media sites have no-follows. When it comes to Google Places, Local Listings, LinkedIn and basically all your social pages and profiles, a complete profile is much more powerful than an incomplete one.
SOCIAL WAYNE | TUESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2010
[Social Media] 7 new social networks your company should be monitoring
If you ask most marketers or individuals they are up to their neck in social media and social networking sites. My response was sadly a lot more and if you manage a companies brand with various tools such as Argyle Social, Trackur, Radian6 [link] , Trackur and Radian6 get ready for more analytics products to integrate with some of the newer social networks and/or location-based services. Here are seven new social networking sites your brand should monitoring. Are you aware of or using any of the seven social networks above? Amplify. Sprouter.
SOCIALFISH | FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011
[Social Media] Forget SxSW – #Ideas11 and #11NTC FTW!
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Facilitating Social Media Policy. Learn what made one organization realize the time had finally come to develop an all encompassing social media policy, how they navigated the potholes along the way and why they enlisted outside help. After attending the session walk away with a deeper understanding of the trials and tribulations, lessons learned, and an outline of facilitated process, and why it was worth the pain to develop a social media policy. Forget SxSW – who needs to kill all those brain cells anyway?
BILL HARTZER | WEDNESDAY, MAY 26, 2010
[Social Media] Monitoring Your Company’s Brand Online with MutualMind
MutualMind takes the different aspects of social media and brings them together into a concise, and helpful way. MutualMind also helps companies promote brands on social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, while providing powerful, and comprehensive statistical analysis to maximize results from analytical social media monitoring. MutualMind does a great job of gathering statistics from several social media sources. Search Engine Optimization: Is Social Sharing the Next Link Building? Subscribe to the comments for this post? Digg this!
WHAT SPINKS THINKS | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014
[Social Media] 7 Lessons Learned from Getting Press for our Startup without Pitching
If you can’t get an intro, then figure out who you want to engage with at the publication and start to network with them on social media. This post originally appeared on PRTini. It was 6 years ago I was first introduced to the world of PR. picked up an internship for Ruder Finn Interactive where I continued to freelance for about a year. Fast forward to today and well, a lot of people are still doing the same thing, myself included. We’ve been pretty successful at landing a healthy amount of PR and landing guest articles. Nothing beats networking. Hellos: Hi Erin!
CREATIVE RAMBLINGS | THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2011
[Social Media] Interview with Harold Fudge, founder of Infostripe – part 2
In other words, how have you used social media to create a buzz about Infostripe? Cendrine Marrouat: How challenging is it for an unfunded startup like yours to successfully reach people online? Harold Fudge: We use Facebook to link stories, post updates and feature screenshots of some of our favorite Infostripes, its also been a great. Great Resources interview Harold Fudge Infostripe startups
WEB METRICS GURU | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2011
[Social Media] Moving Forward
It has been a pleasure to work with WCG, and to be able to do so while writing Social Media Analytics [.]. While I have been known primarily online for my WebMetricsGuru blogging, for the past 14 months I was also working with the New York offices of WCG (a San Francisco based marketing communications company). Web Analytics WebMetricsGuru Inc
ARI HERZOG | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2010
[Social Media] Bye Bye Facebook, Bye Bye Twitter
Six years on Facebook and three years on Twitter taught me a valuable lesson: social networking sites are about more than being social and can be the impetus for business, income, and relationships. My friends and followers on those sites, and you, dear reader, are encouraged to continue reading this blog for multiple articles on social media marketing every week. Please stick with me as I evolve in social media. -- Thank you for reading Bye Bye Facebook, Bye Bye Twitter at AriWriter. My accounts will remain active. Maybe a year. Who knows.
FIREBELLY | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2013
[Social Media] Mobile Web Presence Can No Longer Be An Afterthought
Whether a customer accesses your website with their newly acquired iPhone 5S or an Android cellular device, your mobile site and social media presence have now become the main avenue through which they are introduced to your brand. For businesses, this means you must be sure your website and social media accounts translate fluidly onto the screens of various devices. Where is your audience coming from? Every year following Apple’s product announcement there is a flurry of excitement among the tech community and consumers alike.
TWIST IMAGE | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
[Social Media] Where Everybody Knows Your Name. And Face
Well, what right do we have in posting our children's lives to an online social network, anyway? With all of the scrutiny from privacy advocates, Facebook continues to make significant and positive strides in assuring the population that our ability to tag (and untag) photos of ourselves that are posted by others in their online social network is easily done. Either way, in June of this year many digital media pundits did a double-take when the world's largest online social network acquired an Israeli facial recognition technology called, Face.com. digital media.
SOCIALNOMICS | THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2014
[Social Media] Powering the New Era of Loyalty: Brand Advocates
In the digital space, a brandss social media profiles become their brick and mortar shops – a place the customer can go to interact and have a brand experience. Lancôme Offers Points For Social Media Engagement. Customers enroll at no charge and earn points by buying products and engaging with Lancôme USA on its social media channels. Photo: AP. Americans love loyalty. But while loyalty is hardwired into our culture, when it comes to brand loyalty, the competition for consumers’ attention is fierce. With over 2.5 The Digital Storefront.
JASON YORMARK | WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2015
[Social Media] 8 Life Lessons I Learned After 40
For the first few years of my blog I wrote exclusively about digital marketing, social media and technology. Whether it’s a blog, your social channels, a robust LinkedIn presence, whatever makes you YOU, do it, and do it now. As I got older, and my career shifted into more of a managerial/operational mode, I didn’t feel as motivated to write about those things anymore and started to want to write more about whatever inspired me. It was the only way I could find the motivation to continue writing. And these 8 nuggets are the result of that. Diversify Your Life.
FRESHNETWORKS | FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2009
[Social Media] Are online communities all a game?
conference (including myself) made analogies (explicitly or implicitly) to games or gaming when talking about their social media strategies. Most social media strategies, and indeed most online communities that we build, hope to increase a consumer’s engagement with (and exposure to) the brand. Social media and B2B marketing (nevillehobson.com). 2009 Matt Rhodes Online communities Social Media Building co-creation customer communities Engagement freshminds FreshNetworks innovation market research marketing Marketing 2.0 Marketing 2.0
CONVERSTATIONS | FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2015
[Social Media] 3 Untapped Marketing Opportunities for Small Business Owners
Though digital mediums are increasingly popular, print media still has a strong presence for information consumption and marketing. Facebook & Twitter: Of the social media outlets, Facebook and Twitter are the most commonly used. Live-streaming audiences tend to be far more engaged than those in more traditional forms of social media. Written by Kevin Flanagan. Sometimes small businesses struggle to keep up with the trends in marketing and advertising. Here is a look at just a few of those possibilities. Traditional Opportunities. Untapped Opportunities.
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | MONDAY, JULY 1, 2013
[Social Media] The Dog Bowl of Big Data
If you are a retailer, instead of examining the immense amount of data produced from web site and social interactions, intentionally predetermine what will matter to your company. One thing we know about social media is that People Love Pets ! Big data continues to confound the average marketer. The issue surrounds comprehending the data that matters. Marketers need to understand how to use the technology. Big data has no value unless you can mine information sets to achieve better business outcomes. How will it impact business? What should a marketer look for?
CONVINCE & CONVERT | SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2012
[Social Media] Is You Marketing a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing?
Last week, I wrote that social media stunts can do more harm than good , because they set an expectation among the masses that they will also be treated with extraordinary kindness. Note: not everyone agreed with me on that, which is terrific. I don’t write this blog to be right, I write it to make social and content professionals think beyond the obvious crap-ola that’s shoveled around the Web every day.) . Sprint has been doing some great stuff in the customer care area, including their Social Ninjas program. Even the CEO writes them. Thank You.
CONVERSTATIONS | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
[Social Media] Every SmallBiz Track is Only $79
Related Stories Simple and Easy Saturday Slides Providing a LIFT to Business Owners Best Practices for Your Online Business and E-commerce 5 Ways to Make Your Startup Attractive for Social Media Engagement. We’re changing our pricing structure. Instead of “levels” – Every SmallBiz Track is only $79. When SmallBizTracks first launched last fall, our projects were one of three levels of work: Basic, Advanced , and Master. The differences were in levels of complexity or customization for the projects – and cost. And each track is … $79.
MINDJUMPERS | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2012
[Social Media] Content Marketing: Dos and Dont’s [Report]
In addition, 21 experts and influencers within the fields of content marketing, search engine optimization and social marketing are sharing their thoughts and advices in the new report. Ekaterina Walter, Social Media Strategist, Intel, summarizes: “Content will become more critical than ever before. Report: How Social Marketing Works for Retail Brands [Report]. Skyworld.com has just released their second complimentary white paper from the series on Successful Content Marketing. The report defines content marketing as both “an art and a science.
SOCIALFISH | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2012
[Social Media] [CASE STUDY] Is it worth paying to promote Facebook posts?
This is a guest post by Chad Davis, Social Media Director at the National Association of Home Builders, a recent SocialFish client. He kindly updated us on recent progress related to Facebook testing, and we thank him for allowing us to share this great info here on the blog. ———————— In the wake of Facebook’s recent decision to begin limiting the reach of posts from Brand Pages , NAHB decided to run a test to see what Facebook’s suggested $100 fee would get us. First, some background. Have you tried this?
DIGIGEN | SUNDAY, MARCH 7, 2010
[Social Media] Real Life, Real Time: The Blind Camera
Dan on A New Focus on Social Business Strategy. Real Life, Real Time is a lovely description of this camera which allows you to press a red button to take a photo as you would like any other camera. The neat twist on this is the fact that the camera will then present you with an image which has been uploaded by someone else at that moment in time on the web. absolutely love the idea of this although slightly freaked by whatever photo could end up being delivered to your phone. I am presuming there is some filter, I pray there is some filter. Have a read here.
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2012
[Social Media] Discipline The Key To Building A Successful Online Small Business
The same can be said for a blog or a social media campaign. We often see “fads” in the SEO and social media marketing world that work very well for one business but do absolutely nothing for another business. To be successful at anything, you need discipline. When it comes to the online world, discipline is what separates the successful from the unsuccessful. In its broadest terms, marketing is the single most important aspect of an online business. I say broadest since SEO, PPC and many other activities could come under the marketing umbrella.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2014
[Social Media] Get Content First Format Content Later
Click image to visit my B2B Predictions for 2015 Backbone Media has a program going on right now to harvest B2B Content Marketing Predictions for 2015 , recognizing that it might be hard for people like me to write a whole guest blog post for them. Sprout Social Shoutout Today’s Sprout Social Shoutout is for my friend Amber Naslund. About Jay Today This video is f rom Jay Today is my near-daily 3-minute video where I talk about social media, content marketing, business and life. ” In many cases these employees are subject matter experts.
PUSHING SOCIAL | THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2014
[Social Media] How to Nurture Your Tribe and Spark Mini-Movements
Right now your reader is trying to decide who to listen to. It’s easy to assume that they are rationally evaluating a short list including you and your competitors. So I might think that you are choosing from a list that includes Social Media Examiner, Convince and Convert, Sales Lion, and Copyblogger along with Pushing Social. You might have noticed that I added a tag line to the top of Pushing Social. Understand that Pushing Social is a media company so I need to produce this much content. Think about it this way. wish that were the case.
IDACONCPTS | MONDAY, JULY 22, 2013
[Social Media] 3 Projects to Improve Auto Financial Services Websites
Remember from my previous article on responsive design , that according to a July 2011 – January 2013 survey from the Media Behavior Institute, 43.5% of the U.S. By providing a useful tool to users, you increase the probability that people will share your site on social media and create backlinks to your site (e.g. Throughout my experience in online marketing, I have found that the auto financial service industry has a lot of great opportunities in improving its sites. In this article I will detail 3 projects to improve these sites. Still, there is one BIG problem.
SOSHABLE | THURSDAY, MAY 2, 2013
[Social Media] Twitter and Comedy Central Team Up for #ComedyFest
Twitter and Comedy Central have announced that they are collaborating to bring us the first ever Social Media #ComedyFest. But from what I’ve learned working at a social media agency , Twitter is a valuable tool to use in an attempt to reach new people, build up a fan base, and go viral. I’m a big comedy fan and I can appreciate a great joke. Twitter, Comedy Station Partner For First Ever Social Media Comedy Festival. According to CBS Philly, starting this week comedians will be tweeting jokes and making videos using the Vine app for 5 days.
SOCIALFISH | MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2012
[Social Media] Announcing the 21st Century Nonprofit Program
Our organizations are stuck in outdated, 20th-century management models that are becoming more and more unworkable in today’s social and technology-driven world. The program will provide tools and analysis for developing and implementing change efforts internally, focusing particularly on using technology (social and otherwise) to move the needle on more effective leadership and management. The 21st Century Nonprofit Program will be led by Jamie Notter and Maddie Grant, co-authors of Humanize: How People-Centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World. It’s what we do.
ENGAGING BRAND | MONDAY, AUGUST 6, 2012
[Social Media] Podcast 395 - Storytelling in a Digital Age
This week's The Engaging Brand podcast covering social media , business ideas and brand marketing tips , is ready to download. Jonah's work and opinions have been featured in The New York Times , The Washington Post, CNN, FOX News, Sundance Film Festival , NPR and in FastCompany Magazine who named him one of the 50 most influential social innovators and he joins Anna Farmery to discuss Winning The Story Wars. This week's The Engaging Brand podcast covering social media, business ideas and brand marketing tips, is ready to download.
TWIST IMAGE | SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2011
[Social Media] The Value, Cost And Time Of Creativity
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. media hacks. online social network. social media 101. social media marketing. Episode #283 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. This is also episode #19.20 of Across The Sound. Enjoy the conversation. ad age. blogging.
DANNY BROWN | MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2011
[Social Media] Why a Blog Disclaimer Is Just as Important as a Disclosure Message
My belief – and something we instill into any clients that have a blogger or social media outreach program in place – is that you need to offer full disclosure whenever necessary. Yet just as important as disclosure – and, perhaps even more so, depending on the circumstances – is the topic of disclaimers, and when you need to have that on your blog (or other social interactions). What You Advise Isn’t Always What You Know. good example of the need for a disclaimer is over at a post by Julien Smith, entitled How to Lose 20+ lbs in January 2011.
DANNY BROWN | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2010
[Social Media] The Only Marketing Tip You'll Ever Need - Danny Brown
removeClass(livefyre-hidden)" class="livefyre-show-comment livefyre-button"> View comment Show More Trackbacks 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 The Only Marketing Tip You’ll Ever Need September 16, 2010 6 voices share yours! Ready?
MARKETING VOICES | SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2014
[Social Media] Cybersecurity is hot, but a bubble it’s not
It’s not only the social media sector that’s scoring monster valuations from investors, but cloud computing, big data, and hardware as well. January 19, 2014 source: VentureBeat. by Bob Ackerman, Allegis Capital. We’re only a few weeks into 2014 and already there is a great deal of talk about a tech bubble and the odds of it imploding this year. recent New York Times article observed that there are now more startups with billion-dollar valuations than at any other time in history. The froth is all-encompassing. Over the past year, venture capital firms invested a record-high $1.4
SPIN SUCKS | MONDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2014
[Social Media] Leadership Skills and Being an Introvert
Why, statistically, do 85 percent of social media big-wigs despise introvert-focused blog posts ? By Lindsay Bell I know the entire Internet and beyond is sick to death of reading about introverts. Frankly, I think introverts are getting a raw deal here. Why the hate? Note from Lindsay: I totally made that statistic up.} But seriously, we can’t help it! I’m a card-carrying introvert (ducks to avoid flying tomatoes), and listen, it’s not like I can snap my fingers and change this fact. Being an introvert has affected my life in myriad ways. And work-wise? have nerves of spun sugar.
WEB METRICS GURU | WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2011
[Social Media] Edelman’s TweetLevel – Updated – Part Deux
INFLUENCERS : Tweetlevel now displays Influencers on any subject and ranks them and it seems to do in a way that makes sense - I looked for Influencers for Social Media Analytics as I know the subject and the area, and the results look good, at least, from first glance. Certain phrases such as “socialanalytics and “metricsnerds might be slang like and important to know about when doing paid and organic search, as well as tracking conversations in Social Media using Listening Platforms. The shared links give us a way to target the content shared, itself.
NET-SAVVY EXECUTIVE | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2010
[Social Media] Quality Thinking Time at Defrag
If you're serious about the topics we discuss here—social media, analytics, intelligence, and everything else that matters—you should be in Broomfield, Colorado for Defrag. We can do a social media analysis meetup on the 16th. Do you have your calendar handy? What are you doing November 17th and 18th? After last year, it's at the absolute top of my conference list for the year, and it should be on yours, too. This year's agenda is all over our topics. Plus, I get to speak this time. Considering the quality of the Defrag crowd, it's an amazing opportunity.