GREG VERDINO | FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2012
[Social Media] Five For Friday: May 4, 2012
This week, we're talking about social, social and more social. What it means for entertainment and media companies. And some practical advice and provocative questions for marketers still struggling to get social right. Lights, Camera, Action: How Social Media Changes the Entertainment Experience Social media is having a measurable influence on the ways people are consuming their entertainment and sharing it. The point is that social media is not the distraction point, but the connecting factor for many forms of entertainment.
GREG VERDINO | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2009
[Social Media] Friendster? For real.
Greg Verdino Marketing, Media, Technology & Trends Home About Me Book Me to Speak microMARKETING Journal On Twitter On Flickr Personal Blog Verdino Bytes My Company « Here a friend, there a friend, everywhere a friend, friend. Ancient social networking site Friendster is relaunching tomorrow as a "why be like everybody else" alternative to Facebook and MySpace. December 03, 2009 in Social Media , Web 2.0 | Permalink Reblog (0) | | | TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Friendster? For real.
GREG VERDINO | THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 2010
[Social Media] Greg Verdino: Slides: get big results by thinking and acting small
Greg Verdino Marketing, Media, Technology & Trends Home About Me Book Me to Speak microMARKETING Journal On Twitter On Flickr Personal Blog Verdino Bytes My Company « microMARKETING nyc launch party: be there on Aug 26 | Main | A little bit o link love (its whats going round) » Slides: get big results by thinking and acting small Maybe you're thinking about buying microMARKETING but want to get a better sense of what's between the covers first. Search Social Media Speaking Trends Video Virtual Worlds Web 2.0 As always comments welcome. microMARKETING
SPIN SUCKS | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2010
[Social Media] Seven Things I Learned from Tony Hsieh | Spin Sucks
Arment Dietrich Overview Expertise Resources Gini Dietrich News Media Center Careers Contact Follow US Facebook Linkedin RSS Feed Twitter YouTube Share Categories Communication Social Media Advertising Entrepreneur SEO Marketing Marketplace COMMUNICATION / SOCIAL MEDIA / ADVERTISING / ENTREPRENEUR / SEO / MARKETING Sep 08 2010 Seven Things I Learned from Tony Hsieh By Gini Dietrich | Email | Print | 36 Comments | On Friday morning, the Entrepreneurs’ Organization hosted Tony Hsieh , the CEO of Zappos and author of “Delivering Happiness. billion.
TRENDS SPOTTING | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2009
[Social Media] 2010 Consumer Trends Influencers: Slides Predictions in 140 Characters, (2nd Report, by TrendsSpotting)
Already released from the Trend Prediction Influencers Series: @ 2010 Social Media (published also at NYTimes / RWW, Mashable , Examiner ). TrendsSpotting’s 2010 Consumer Trends Influencers: Predictions in 140 Characters. View more slides from TrendsSpotting. Findings: Major trends in 2010 Consumer Trends. Across many of these predictions, we have identified the following trends suggested to influence consumer behavior: Healthy, Value, Stability, Disclosure, DIY. Is the Recession over? 2010 Consumer Trends. 2010 Tech and IT. 2010 Online Marketing. 2010 Online Video.
PROBLOGGER | SUNDAY, MAY 13, 2012
[Social Media] How to Select the Perfect WordPress Theme for Your Blog
The most common uses of widgets are: displaying your Twitter stream and other social media icons. Social media integration. Social media and all of its forms is very popular. Quality WordPress themes follow this trend and provide some form of social media integration. It’s a kind of social proof—if many people have decided to buy a certain theme, then it has to be good, right? This guest post is by Karol K of ThemeFuse. Selecting a WordPress theme is one of those tasks that seem fairly easy at first How hard can it be? Period.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 2010
[Social Media] Is Your Twitter Addiction Paying Off
Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Is Your Twitter Addiction Paying Off June 17th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Twitter can suck you in to a vortex of counter-productivity like one bite of that KFC Double Down sandwich. Traffic to my blog.
SOCIALNOMICS | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2015
[Social Media] 5 Food & Drink Brands to Follow During the Holidays
If you’re on board with the eating and drinking train during these kick-off-to-winter months, here are some go-to food and beverage brands worth following on social to do you right for the holidays. 1. The brand umbrellas multiple food extensions include (Jell-O, Oscar Mayer, Cool Whip, and Velveeta…just to name a few) so it is bound to provide a variety of recipes to meet your needs this social season. Through its social channels Starbucks promotes contests quite often. Starbucks will perk you up and is definitely clutch to follow during this busy social season.
STEPHEN P SMITH | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2012
[Social Media] Upstart Passion: Launching an Auspicious Business!
Social Media. Strategize which social media sites are most relevant to your company. The aforementioned social media will greatly improve your company’s visibility as well. Launching a small business is a serious undertaking that requires vast deposits of passion, patience, time and money. To succeed in the journey from zero to raking in the big bucks, never decline an offering of good advice — your business depends on every advantage it can garner. Flexibility. Never be too rigid in the direction of your startup company. Feedback. Hiring.
PROBLOGGER | TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2012
[Social Media] 10 No-Nonsense Ways to Build Backlinks
We’ll skip stuff like forum profiles and social media bookmarking. found myself with a few links from social media sites I’d never heard of before when I published my interview with Leo about the BufferApp , and you can get your site in front of a new potential audience with the same method. 8. successful execution recently was the Social Media Examiner prediction post for 2012 , which featured 30 social media experts stating their predictions for the coming year. This is a guest post by Gregory Ciotti of Sparring Mind. links.
THOUGHTCATALOG.COM | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2010
[Social Media] Dominant Trends That Control the Tumblr User Base
Popular Catalog IDs Essays & Stuff 148 Quick Hits 67 Music 42 Movies 36 Digital TV 34 Book Reviews 32 Arts & Letters 24 Social Media 18 People 17 Quote Collages 14 Galleries 10 TC Lists 9 Heavy Thinking 7 Film 5 News 4 TC Series 4 On Writers 3 Gaming 3 Food 3 Thinking 3 Hollywood 2 How To _ 1 fashion 1 Audio Thoughts 1 Travel 1 Celebrities 1 + more IDs Dominant Trends That Control the Tumblr User Base Oct. Read more » For every social network, there are memes with which it is associated. And now there’s Tumblr. Tumblr is predictable. All rights reserved.
TWIST IMAGE | SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2015
[Social Media] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #278
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: Holloways: Roads Tunnelled Into The Earth By Time - Atlas Obscura. There's something haunting about these almost-circular trenches, dug by feet and carts over centuries. In an era of tech, it's satisfying to see just how much the years can do with something simple like footfalls." (Alistair for Hugh). Imogen Heap Performance with Musical Gloves Demo: Full Wired Talk 2012 - Wired.
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 2013
[Social Media] Building a Blog Brand, Posting Frequency and Choosing a Niche [Speed Q&A]
This clarity will inform the way that you write, the topics you cover, the social media personas you build etc – all of which contribute to your brand. In our most recent webinar we had 700 questions submitted by attendees – many of which we simply didn’t have time to cover. Here are 3 of those questions and some quick answers. How to Build a Brand for Your Blog. “What is the most important rule of thumb for building a brand?” ” – David. Some further reading on Branding Blogs: A Key to Building a Sustainable Online Personal Brand. Genera
JEFF ESPOSITO | FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2013
[Social Media] Doing better, Oreos and the Boston Marathon
Everything you need to know about the Earth’s five Ice Ages – I have a lot of smart folks in my social circles and every now and then I see an article come across that just makes me thing and sit down and read a smarty pants article (to feel smart). The Evolution of eBay’s Social Strategy – a look behind the curtains of sorts with eBay’s social media strategy. Who’s ready for spring? I can safely say that I am gladly holding my hand up and hpping that this warmer weather will help kick this nagging cold that I’ve got. Image Newbirth35. Five for Friday
FEVER BEE | SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2013
[Social Media] FeverBee Is Hiring A Community Manager
This community is for people that love discussing the social sciences (and data), side of communities. 1) You know a lot about the social science of communities. You should already be reading a lot about psychology, social psychology etc.in * Note: We are not looking to hire social media managers. We're hiring a community manager for our exclusive CommunityGeek community. It's exclusive, we only let people with a significant level of experience/expertise join, and it creates a lot of value. academic articles.
PROBLOGGER | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012
[Social Media] A Community Starts with 1,000 Members
It’s easy to see the successes bloggers like Darren Rowse and Chris Brogan are having with social media and think, “I want that.” But cruise the social media highway, and you will find countless Facebook pages and LinkedIn groups that are floundering or abandoned. Vibrant, engaged and growing social media communities are not the average. Jeremy recently published Nobody Likes To Dance Alone: How to grow a social media community. Blog Promotion finding readers social networkingThey’re virtual ghost towns. They simply consume.
DANNY BROWN | MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2010
[Social Media] What's Going On at BlogCatalog? - Danny Brown
This post was mentioned on Twitter by Grant Griffiths, Doktor Social and Blog Manana, Santi Chacon. 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 What’s Going On at BlogCatalog? June 28, 2010 21 voices share yours! As for BlogCatalog?
KOKA SEXTON | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2009
[Social Media] Unmask the Caller ID on Anonymous Calls. - Koka Sexton dot Com
Here are some of my favorite social Archives Categories Blogroll October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 January 2010 December 2009 October 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 Notice : wp_list_cats is deprecated since version 2.1! in /var/www/vhosts/kokasexton.com/httpdocs/word/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3237 Blog Book Reviews Entrepreneur Featured Geek Break Headline Lead Story Letters from Iraq Military Social Media Technology Notice : get_links is deprecated since version 2.1!
THEFUTUREBUZZ.COM | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2010
[Social Media] Content Aggregation For Links, Traffic And Buzz
Due to the nature of social media, when you aggregate original material from around the web those content producers will get pinged. If they like how you aggregated them and you added value, they’ll likely share it. As social communities rise and fall, search engines come and go, and other trends pass us by – there will always be a need for skilled editors/aggregators with an eye for quality material – that never goes out of style. quick example: 49 Amazing Social Media, Web 2.0 Also, you’re introducing readers to new sources.
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2015
[Social Media] RFP: Request for Pain
Sometimes this is overcome with a focus on niches , such as community management or social media content. Having done two mandatory tours of duty in the big agency world, I understand the RFP process. It’s a necessary evil to win most large accounts. However as a small business, I find them to be downright painful. An RFP ought to be called a Request for Pain. As a small business owner, RFPs are extremely taxing. Consider that in a large or mid-size agency you have business development and senior staff dedicated to winning this kind of business. They have a glaring flaw.
SOCIAL WAYNE | SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2011
[Social Media] Day 20: People of color impacting the social web – The Mamalaw Media Group #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. As we all know, February is Black History Month. Last year for Black History Month, I started an online series called 28 Days Diversity where I would feature someone new everyday during the month of February for just being awesome in their own right.
JEFF KORHAN | MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 2010
[Social Media] Increase Your Work Efficiency with The Pomodoro Technique - Jeff.
Jeff Korhan - New Media and Small Business Marketing Home About Me Working With Me Speaking Favorites Trends Subscribe « Social Media and Small Business Marketing to Older Adults | Main | Oops! Recent Comments Seo Services on Typepad vs Wordpress Series - Own Your Blog Jeff Korhan on Authenticity Guidelines Supra Skytop II on A Social Networking Theory Walter Adamson on 5 Ways to Make Your Blog Posts Outstanding Walter Adamson on Authenticity Guidelines Jeff Korhan on What Does Your Blog Writing Style Say About You? This unit is known as a pomodoro.
KIKOLANI | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2012
[Social Media] 13 Things to Try When You’re Thinking About Giving Up on Blogging
Study different media. Emphasize social. Social media is providing new ways to reach new people, but you have to provide the value that people expect from a blog. This is a guest post by Blog Tyrant. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas Edison. Since I started blogging I have probably had over 100 blogs. How many do you think are still active? Only a handful. It is so easy to give up. And sometimes it feels like exactly the right thing to do. Perhaps it is. Revenue target.
GAURAVONOMICS | SUNDAY, JULY 18, 2010
[Social Media] Killer Startup Idea: GTTGTHR.com (Get Together at Places With.
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 « Dare Magazine Story on How Indian Brands Are Using Social Media Elif Shafak: Write About the Unknown, Not the Known » Killer Startup Idea: GTTGTHR.com (Get Together at Places With Friends of Friends) Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! Like Living Social. Like Thrillist. Like Plancast. Like Thread.
SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGERY | SUNDAY, MARCH 7, 2010
[Social Media] The Public Doesn't Need to Know What Gov 2.0 is, But They Do Need.
Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media The Public Doesn’t Need to Know What Gov 2.0 is, But They Do Need to Experience It Mon, Mar 8, 2010 Government 2.0 “Dear U.S. Government, There’s been a lot of media coverage about you becoming more open and transparent. gov20 , government , social media , web20 This post was written by: sradick - who has written 82 posts on Social Media Strategery. Government 2.0 Agreed. Gov 2.0
PROBLOGGER | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014
[Social Media] Stat-Driven Tips on How to Pitch to Big-Name Publishers in Your Niche
Once you come up with some questions you want to answer, here are a couple ideas to get reliable data: Ask your email list or social following to complete a survey about an interesting industry trend. Over 36% of published pitches feature some form of mixed media , whether that’s an infographic, data visualization or something else. Shockingly, only 9% of publishers respond to pitches made through social media. This is a guest contribution from Wil of Startup Bros. What’s the best way to pitch a content idea to the big players in your niche? Warning! General
BLUE FOCUS MARKETING | SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2014
[Social Media] [VIDEO] IBMer @AndrewGrill talks @SocialEmployee w/ @CKBurgess #SocBiz #IBMConnect #IBM
Through everything they do, the company’s many brand ambassadors demonstrate why we considered IBM to be a must-have when we were writing our Amazon best-selling book, The Social Employee (McGraw-Hill, 2013). To get a sense of the scope and activity found every day at the conference, I recommend checking out this blog post by Andrew Grill (@ AndrewGrill ), Global Partner, Social Business at IBM. Social Employee Chat With Andrew Grill. See what others are saying about The Social Employee and order your copy today! Please check out @SocialEmployee media buzz!
ARI HERZOG | THURSDAY, JULY 17, 2014
[Social Media] July 17: Turning a New Twitter Leaf
July 17, 2014 was the day when I scrolled through the people I was following on Twitter and realized they were a mix of political people, cultural people, social builders , influencers , tomorrow’s leaders , and others. It was the day when I decided to write a blog post for the first time in nearly a month as a way of trying to find meaning in something even larger: I am tired of working in the social media industry and I am looking for the next chapter in my professional life. I am running for State Representative and the voters will make a decision on November 4.
MINDJUMPERS | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
[Social Media] Facebook Marketing Drive Sales | Mindjumpers
Similar Posts: Social Media Marketing Policies and Education: The Employee Perspective Building Online Brands: The Influence Sphere of Brand Communities Facebook Changes Their Pages – What Does It Mean For Your Marketing Potentials? Tags: Facebook ads , Facebook marketing , Levis Strauss , Marketing , Mars Chocolate , Mars Petcare , Sephora , social media marketing Posted in Facebook , Marketing & Communication Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Having a Facebook community allows the brand to listen to what the customers are saying real time.
SPIN SUCKS | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2010
[Social Media] Top 5 Stories for Week Ending November 5
Tags: Social Media Top 5 Conan O'Brien cooks source elections and communication evan williams jay leno lisa barone pilot secrets readers digest Rich Burghgraef twitter ceo vanity fair
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014
[Social Media] The Benefits of Making a Business Blog Available in Multiple Languages
Your company blog: while often neglected due to its perceived lack of purpose (and the commitment it requires), it is also a personal way to convey a message to a client base that isn’t possible with different forms of social media. Far too many business owners forget that a comprehensive blogging strategy is essential for a company’s greater marketing plan: a company blog puts a face and personality to what appears to potential customers everywhere as a faceless entity offering a product or service. Breaking the Barriers. Connecting with the World. Nothing to Lose. General
SOCIALNOMICS | MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2015
[Social Media] Apple unveiling streaming music, improvements to iPhones, Watch software
Apple Music will also offer a live 24-hour radio station called Beats One and ways to connect artists and fans through social media. Apple is widely expected to expand its push into media with the announcement Monday of a music service that builds on the iTunes store and Beats Music — a music service that the company picked up when it bought Beats for $3 billion last year. The announcement came at the company’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. Siri will now predict how people use their phones and offer appropriate suggestions. Socialnomics
GREG VERDINO | TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2009
[Social Media] Bits, bytes, posterous, punk
Greg Verdino Marketing, Media, Technology & Trends Home About Me Book Me to Speak microMARKETING Journal On Twitter On Flickr Personal Blog Verdino Bytes My Company « Tomorrow is gone too: social media RIP | Main | 5 ways every marketer can have a "dancing man moment" » Bits, bytes, posterous, punk A recent post by Steve Rubel inspired me to dust off my "lightly used" (a euphemism for " never used") Posterous account and launch a new blog-like-object called Verdino Bytes. Search Social Media Speaking Trends Video Virtual Worlds Web 2.0
PROBLOGGER | MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2012
[Social Media] 10 Types of Killer Filler Content for Your Blog
These days much of this link sharing happens on social media but I still find readers love these posts. In fact when I’ve created these posts on dPS, they often become posts that others share on social media (e.g. Last week I ran an impromptu Ustream chat session with my Twitter followers on the theme of Blogger Productivity (to celebrate the launch of Blog Wise ). It’s a question I hear quite a bit. One of the answers I gave was to consider developing a posting rhythm that mixes up the types of posts that you deliver to readers. Reader discussions.
MY CREATIVE TEAM THINKING | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2010
[Social Media] Content Marketing 2.0
Since I started blogging in 2005, I have tried to find and showcase the best possible resources on advertising, marketing, PR and social media as a service to my readers. Content marketing has been all the rage for a couple of years now. But now it is time to change the game. No longer is it enough to market your own content. You need to become a content curator if you plan to stay ahead of the slavering pack. Why curate content? This pays off for the curator as well. Serve up the information on your blog, get grateful, loyal readers and reap the SEO benefits. Symbiotic, no?
TAYLOR MAREK | TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009
[Social Media] Twitter Updates for 2009-03-03
Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Twitter Updates for 2009-03-03 March 3, 2009 by Taylor Marek Taylor is still hobbling around from last nights FUN! link] # Taylor is a 21 year old New Media Visionary on a Journey to change the World. link] # HAHAHHA, now that’s good @chrispirillo! link] # RT @nealcampbell: Our president wants your money. Polls say 70% of you are happy about that. Weird. hence why I don’t use ping.fm for updates, it bounces around too much. link] # Ha!
TAYLOR MAREK | SATURDAY, MAY 23, 2009
[Social Media] Morning Dream
Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Morning Dream May 23, 2009 by Taylor Marek Ever had a dream in the morning? I did, and boy was it a good one. I’m going to post it here, as I don’t know any better place to put it, plus this is a personal website of mine as well… I was enjoying a Saturday morning rest, when my mother woke me up around 7:30am. She said something and then left. If you don’t know by now, I’m a big Inheritance Cycle fan. And I mean a MAJOR fan.
SCOTT GOULD | WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 2010
[Social Media] If Nate Gave His Life…
Let’s not let “social media for social good just be a mantra. I don’t post twice a day or make pleas, but this must take priority. Last night, my friend Stephanie Rudat shared this link. It’s a memorial website to Nate Henn, an American who died on Sunday in a terrorist attack in Uganda whilst working directly with children to alleviate the terror that is “children soldiers.. On Sunday, an explosion ripped through a rugby field where people were watching the World Cup Final. You can read the full story here. Let’s do it.
STEPHEN P SMITH | MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2010
[Social Media] Thoughts on Investing Your Time
link] From BNet 23 September 2010 SilkCharm: The more I read on Digg moving from "influencer" to "mates" social network [link] the more I think this is a societal shift. …words The personal weblog of Stephen P Smith Home Thoughts on Investing Your Time August 3rd 2010 Posted at Productivity 0 Comments Time management is a common focus here, but something that is not often discussed is just what good is all this time that we are managing? What do you want to have time for doing later? Investing time in this way creates a larger picture for you to evaluate.
TWITIP | FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 2010
[Social Media] How to Fight on Twitter
When you have a huge social media platform like twitter at your disposal, why would you want to use your 140 characters to spread verbal garbage in a viral way? Especially with the young age that people are posting to public forums and social media sites. Perhaps one day there will be courses on social media preparation in schools. Shouldn’t we use this tool in a positive manner? Since I also VLOG for the beauty industry , I get pampered like no other male Mexican alive. Stop sending me this trash! Did she confused me with someone else?
SOCIAL WAYNE | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2011
[Social Media] Day 17: People of color impacting the social web – Brent Leary #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. Social Media Lessons for Small Business. The latest social tools and mobile technologies have dramatically lowered the cost and complexities of business creation. As we all know, February is Black History Month. In 2009 he co-authored Barack 2.0:
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | MONDAY, AUGUST 11, 2014
[Social Media] Dangers of Algorithmic Sourcing
Here are just a few examples: Huffington Post and Mashable sourcing their news based on rising social media memes. Enough people in the community participate in other social networks, and not just online. The increasing pervasiveness of algorithms in everyday life disturbs me. At the behest of many friends, I finally joined the 500 Pixels community and have begun uploading some of my better photos there for licensing. It’s an awesome place filled with pro photographers competing for the highest scores on their photos. What gets top ranked ? just won’t do it.
CROWD MEDIA | MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2012
[Social Media] Social Goes Local: An interview with Jersey Post
This week we took our Social Goes Local interview over to our sister island and found out what social media means to the people behind Jersey Post. Our social media efforts are currently focused on the B2C side of the business. Which social channels have you implemented and how are these complementing your traditional marketing efforts? We have also started looking at other social channels such as Pinterest and how this could work for us. Do you have a team looking after your social media or is this down to an individual in house?
PROBLOGGER | FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2013
[Social Media] Do Search Engines Love Opinion Posts As Much As We Do?
Even if you could write an opinion piece with a catchy title that ends up ranking high and gets a lot of social mentions , that doesn’t automatically mean you have created high quality content. At the same time, high quality opinion pieces that do not rank high due to poor writing, poor search engine optimization, and/or poor after-publication social sharing will miss the mark, too. Good ideas, as with useful opinions, absolutely need to be paired with good SEO practices and effective social sharing in order to get the exposure they rightly deserve. Low value.
TWIST IMAGE | MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014
[Social Media] CTRL ALT Delete - Weekly Technology And Digital Media Review - CHOM FM #27
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. Facebook is quickly becoming a paid media channel (yes, the free lunch is over). 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: Facebook is now throttling a lot of the content that brands and people see. Listen here. chom fm.
SOCIALFISH | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
[Social Media] How Does Your Department Support Your Culture?
You all are partially responsible for Maddie and me writing Humanize–we saw that implementing social media required some shifts in culture if it was going to work. Back in July, over on the JamieNotter.com blog, I caught the attention of quite a few Human Resources people by sending an “ open letter” to HR , in which I effectively “broke up” with HR and told them I was going to go ahead and reinvent HR on my own, with or without their help. Let me be clear: I don’t think HR is evil, nor do I think they are incompetent. just think they are stuck.
SOCIAL WAYNE | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012
[Social Media] Day 13: People of color impacting the social web – Baratunde Thurston with Video – #29DaysofDiversity
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. Far from simply appearing in media, Baratunde is also helping defining its future. In 2011 he was a judge for the Knight News Challenge, a media innovation contest which funds experiments in the future of news. As we all know, February is Black History Month.
BILL HARTZER | FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 2013
[Social Media] SEO World Class…. What SEO Snake Oil Salesmen Look Like
The set includes all Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Optimization, Mobile Marketing, Local Search, Reputation Management, Link Building, Analytics, Conversion Rate Optimization, Content Development, Pay Per Click Management etc. So, from what they’re saying, for $99 you get Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Optimization, Mobile Marketing, Local Search, Reputation Management, Link Building, Analytics, Conversion Rate Optimization, Content Development, Pay Per Click Management etc. From: Mark Lee. Date: August 30, 2013, 12:23:18 PM CDT. To: bill.
FIFTH GEAR ANALYTICS | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2012
[Social Media] Who will win Super Bowl XLVI? The ads, the Pats or the Giants?
It's really interesting this year with all that social media has to offer that we are getting a sneak-peek of many of the commercials that will air this year during the big game. I will admit, I am not overly interested in the Superbowl, or football. I am married to a Giants fan, but to me, it's just something on TV.
FEVER BEE | FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 2016
[Social Media] Are You Sweating Hard Enough?
Creates a stronger sense of social connection and belonging. Social Media. Consider this problem from Kevin Hillstrom (read from the bottom up). The friend solicits the minimal effort for her audience to get the least amount of engagement possible (a glance). This doesn’t change your behaviour. You’re not going to see the comedian and buy more lemonade. You’re probably not going to recommend it to others. This is just show business…and far too many of us are in show business. Working In Show Business. Show business is about entertainment. The competition is ferocious.
PROBLOGGER | TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012
[Social Media] Quora: the Quality Solution to Blogger’s Block
This is where the social element comes into play. Jeremy Brown is a self-proclaimed social media dissector and is the creator of the video game review site, Varoonix. Throughout his digital life, he’s been a blog starting, social media junkie. This guest post is by Jeremy Brown of Varoonix. Have you been using Quora as a tool to power your blogging efforts? You’re missing a boatload of content ideas. In this post, we’ll discuss why you need to be using Quora as a blogger, and look at an example that shows the usefulness of Quora. Awesome, here we go!
JACOB MORGAN | FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 2010
[Social Media] Traditional Customer Service Costs: A Redux
Social Media Globetrotter Home Consulting Speaking Travel Blog About SOCIAL MEDIA GLOBETROTTER Traditional Customer Service Costs: A Redux View Comments March 26th, 2010 Connie Chan , Principal of Chess Media Group, is guest posting today. As we all know, consumers are rushing to social networks to air their customer service problems online, whether directly or indirectly with companies. Digital Customer Service departments are staffing up with social-trained agents to respond. In terms of social crm, I think we will see something similar.
PROBLOGGER | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2014
[Social Media] How Bloggers Can Make The Best Use Of Their 24 Hours
You may also need to check your email or social media accounts to communicate with other writers. Image via Flickr user Thomas R Stegelmann. This is a guest contribution from entrepreneur Charles Crawford. Whether your parents believe you or not, there are ways to make a living off of being a blogger. And with as many benefits that come with blogging, who wouldn’t want to at least check out this lifestyle? After all, you get to be your own boss for the most part, so you don’t have to worry about a lot of the hindrances that come with a typical 9-5. Have A Plan. Stay Focused.
PROBLOGGER | SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2015
[Social Media] 5 Sure-fire Ways to Avoid a Google Penguin Penalty
So if you spend more time delivering excellent content and engaging real relationships via social media, and less time ‘actively building links’ then you should have a much better chance of success and avoiding any penalties. 4) Never, Ever Buy Links. This is a guest contribution from Steve Ceaton. So recently Gary Illyes from Google announced that hopefully by the end of 2015, Penguin updates will be carried out in real-time. Waiting for the next Penguin update has been the bane of many a website owners’ life, and getting hit with a penalty can cost thousands in lost revenue.
PROBLOGGER | MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2014
[Social Media] In a Blog Slump? Here’s What to Do
You don’t really want to have to be everywhere on all social media channels just so people will read your blog. Image via Flickr user Toni Birrer. “Do you ever want to chuck blogging in sometimes?” came the question at the end of an email recently. Yep”, I answered. “At least twice, pretty seriously.”. It’s a situation I think many of us find ourselves in at some point in our blogging journey: we’re not quite sure, but we think we might want to throw in the towel. We’ve given it our best shot, but we’re just not feeling it any more. Time to hang up our keyboards and call it a day.
MYRLAND MARKETING | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2010
[Social Media] We Must Practice
Home About Services Social Media Speaking-Training LMA Contact Subscribe Myrland Marketing Minutes Strategic Social Media: Making Social Media Make Sense WE MUST PRACTICE by Nancy Myrland on October 12, 2010 Image via Wikipedia Think of something you’re really good at, such as golf, public speaking, court reporting, environmental law, you name it. Leave a Comment Previous post: SHOULD YOU BE USING SOCIAL MEDIA? Isn’t it a great feeling to know you were born with, or developed, these skills? So what do you do now? Digg this!
THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2010
[Social Media] Social Waves vs. Storms
Along the social media coast line storm surges arise when new information enters the market of conversations. These waves of new knowledge come from entrepreneurs and organizations that view new developments within the social space as opportunities to “add value to their own ideas and initiatives. When someone announces a new development or a company releases a new product the “social waves rise as more and more people discover the significance of the information. Social Waves vs. Storms. Factors Impacting Social Storms. Get it?
TWIST IMAGE | SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 2011
[Social Media] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #61
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: Sparks Fly - Stanford Magazine. media hacks. social media monitoring.
PROBLOGGER | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014
[Social Media] How Blogging In College Got Me My First Job
Caitlin Dodds is an Online PR Specialist for Web Talent Marketing with a focus on content marketing and social media. This is a guest contribution from PR specialist Caitlin Dodds. remember sitting alone in the airport with three hours to kill before my flight to Madrid. Squirming on the hard plastic chairs at my boarding gate with my laptop perched on my knees, I typed my first post on my new study abroad blog. You know the saying, “the rest is history”? Here’s how I did it. Getting Started with my Travel Blog. loved seeing where my readers were coming from (all over the world!)
PROBLOGGER | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013
[Social Media] How I use Google Analytics ‘Compare’ Feature to Motivate Me to Grow My Blog
It helps me to quickly spot if there’s a problem (server issues) or on the flip side it shows me when a post might have been shared on a big blog or social media account. This morning, a reader asked me this question: “How do you motivate yourself to grow your blog traffic from day to day?” Having something to compare traffic keeps me motivated to better the previous week’s result. Note : I always choose to compare traffic from exactly 1 week previous because on our site we see quite distinct rises and falls in traffic on different days of the week.
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2011
[Social Media] Amped to Work on Give to the Max Day: Greater Washington
This is certainly compelling work. 2) It’s multichannel with a diverse set of marketing approaches, including direct marketing, online marketing, media relations, social media, events and advertising. Earlier today Give to the Max Day: Greater Washington was announced. This is a giving day for the metropolitan DC region on November 9 that is expected to raise $3 million and encourage well over 10,000 civic actions. The event is organized by Zoetica client Razoo, Community Foundation of the National Capital Region and United Way of the National Capital Area.
BRASS TACK THINKING | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2010
[Social Media] 20 Truths
Whether there are a zillion books in social media or not, mine is one of them. Inspired by my friend CC Chapman , I got caught up in tossing down a random collection of thoughts, assertions, and truths I’ve currently got in my head. So instead of keeping them to myself, I figured I’d post them here, just for fun. I’d love it if you’d share yours, and if you post, let me know and I’ll update the post here with links to yours. 1. Writing is an evolution, not a destination. 2. It’s totally okay to change your mind. Several times. 3. Really cool.
WRITTENT BLOG | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013
[Social Media] How to Nimbly Adapt Content Strategy to Google’s Upcoming Changes
Would you bookmark the page, or share on social networks with your peers? Encourage Social Sharing. Over the past year, major search engines have begun paying much closer attention to social signals, a term used to describe how members of social media networks interact with the content. The logic behind this move is clear: while considering inbound links allowed website owners and bloggers to rate the authority of a website, social signals are more egalitarian, and consider input from everyone with a social presence. Check Your Backlinks Profile.
WAXING UNLYRICAL | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2015
[Social Media] #measurePR Recap (November 2015): Measuring Multimedia
As did James Breen : A2: I also see a trend of including internal (owned) metrics like google analytics, social media follower growth, share price #measurepr. Orla Graham shared this insight: A3 Most important thing is not to treat the various forms of media in isolation – integration, correlation are key! The November #measurePR chat took place on November 3rd. Keeping with the theme of the month, we decided to tackle multimedia from measurement to best practices with special guest Martin Waxman of Martin Waxman Communications. measurepr. measurepr. measurepr.
FEVER BEE | WEDNESDAY, MAY 7, 2014
[Social Media] What Not To Say Online
They might search for you, look at your social media accounts, and dig up other information. You're very visible. This means some members might want to know more about you. Usually, that's not a problem. Everyone has a personal life. However, if you're critical of the community, if you're " fed up of dealing with these idiots" (true quote), or post anything that could be easily misinterpreted you might have a problem. But your members won't care. Be smart( er ). Use your privacy settings.
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2010
[Social Media] How to Host Your Own CitizenGulf Event
Both Gulf Coast Benefit and Social Media Club have decided to sponsor Citizen Effect’s CitizenGulf project. We hope your Social Media Club will join us in time for a national roll-out of host cities on August 1 Dear Friends: Do you want to make a difference for the Gulf region communities affected by the oil spill, but don’t know how? The effort has become a National Day of Action on August 25th, in alignment with the week of the fifth anniversary of Katrina. You can host your own local benefit! Registration will be $10.
BLUE FOCUS MARKETING | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2013
[Social Media] Looking for a Holiday Gift for Your Employees? @SocialEmployee Makes a Great Gift! #df13 #socbiz #dreamforce
Naturally, we can’t think of a better holiday gift for your team than our Amazon best-selling book, The Social Employee: How Great Companies Make Social Media Work. As we demonstrate in the book, a company’s social employees are its brand ambassadors to the outside world. As a blueprint for building a successful social business, The Social Employee offers comprehensive ideas and solutions that will inspire you and your staff long after the last gift has been opened. You can order The Social Employee through a variety of online retailers.
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
[Social Media] How To Create Great Content For Your Blog – Q&A, Part 2
hope the answers are useful to you – I cover the post I almost didn’t publish but garnered more than 700,000 views, posts that get high traffic and how I keep them going across social media over time, my thoughts on video and audio content (especially in terms of audience and SEO), how I feel incorporating writers both brings value and dilutes your brand, the system we use for hiring new writers and editors, and the length of posts we’ve been publishing that make the most impact on our readership. What I think the pros and cons of outsourcing blog content are.
PUZZLE MARKETER | THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2012
[Social Media] Invest in Your Brand with Content
List of benefits Infographics Competitive reviews Top 10 reasons you need today Customer reviews Video customer testimonials Video demonstrations Regular related blog posts Customer service via social media FAQ page Guarantees or trials. Your customers are looking to buy your product or service, but why should they choose you? As a responsible consumer, they do research online, read industry magazines, and ask their colleagues and friends about it. They have narrowed their search down to you and your number one competitor. You could offer the same. What do I mean by this?
SOCIAL WAYNE | MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014
[Social Media] An interview with Anthony Anderson on Black-ish at ESSENCE
You can follow Black-ish via social media on the accounts below. Essence Festival is not just about the concerts but is also an opportunity for brands, TV shows and films to screen upcoming releases in front of their core demographic. One screening I watched was the the screening of “Black-ish” Black-ish is a single-camera comedy that centers on a middle-class African-American family. The show features one of my favorite actors and comedians Anthony Anderson. You can watch the Q&A session below, recorded via Google Glass. https://www.facebook.com/BlackishABC.
GREG VERDINO | THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2009
[Social Media] GV Sighting: All that twendy Twitter twalk
Greg Verdino Marketing, Media, Technology & Trends Home About Me Book Me to Speak microMARKETING Journal On Twitter On Flickr Personal Blog Verdino Bytes My Company « Is status status or does context count? Main | Social media expert? Either way, you may want to see what a rhetoric professor, a social commentator (whatever that is) and I had to say about Twitter twalk. Either way, you may want to see what a rhetoric professor, a social commentator (whatever that is) and I had to say about Twitter twalk. Whatever expert? Ugh.)
GREG VERDINO | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2009
[Social Media] What Do Chaos, AT&T, MTV and Oral-B Have in Common?
Greg Verdino Marketing, Media, Technology & Trends Home About Me Book Me to Speak microMARKETING Journal On Twitter On Flickr Personal Blog Verdino Bytes My Company « Win an insiders view of Living in HD and some great gear too | Main | Social media marketers are a shallow bunch » What Do Chaos, AT&T, MTV and Oral-B Have in Common? This blog looks at trends in media and marketing, as these industries grapple with the changes being brought on by disruptive technologies, new business imperatives and the rise of the empowered consumer. microMARKETING
KYLE LACY | MONDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2010
[Social Media] Twitter More Popular Among Minorities
Research needs to be conducted in order to fully understand the usage of Twitter (or any social media site for that matter). I find it increasingly fascinating when the Pew Research Center releases information on Twitter and “personal update based services on the Internet. It is good for the Internet, the technology, and the people behind the content to have research and data to build cases in support of using Twitter as a marketing vehicle. Pew recently released their findings on a research report called The People Who Use Twitter. twitter Pew Research
LOUIS GRAY | TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2011
[Social Media] Kicklight Labs Debuts Tout: Life's Mini Video Moments
There's a new video platform in town, and for social media veterans who remember 12seconds.tv, it might make you think you're having flashbacks. The new player is called Tout , looking to enable short conversations with video, with tight integration to social networks Twitter and Facebook and hashtags to help users find similar moments. Like all good social networks, you can follow your friends, but you can follow these tags as well. Posting from Tout via iPhone With Hashtags You can get video on Tout in two ways. See: Braden laughs and thinks I am hilarious.
PROBLOGGER | SUNDAY, AUGUST 10, 2014
[Social Media] Solving the Content Management System Standoff: Drupal, Joomla or WordPress?
Internal linking and embedding external video can all be handled perfectly to increase the usability of your site, whether its SEO or broadening your social media activity. This is a guest contribution from Kyle Metcalf, of Rackspace Digital. Choosing the right vehicle all depends on the trip you have in store. Just as you wouldnt take a Formula One racing car off-roading through the Rockies, a rugged 4×4 Jeep wouldnt stand a chance on the track against an aerodynamic one-seater. Checking out the contenders. Drupal: Sophistication and usability in one package.
GAURAVONOMICS | THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2011
[Social Media] Hindu Story on Censorship of Blogs in India
The issue of internet freedom is really about the tension between national security and personal liberty, and national security will always prevail, under the pretext of economic growth, social stability or military threats. If you liked this post, consider inviting me to speak at a conference or workshop , or asking MSLGROUP to create a social media strategy for your brand. Media Blog Blogging Censorship Cyber Laws Hindu India Internet Freedom ISP WikileaksInstead, I shared my comments on internet censorship in general. Vasudha Venugopal. Vague’ reasons.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2012
[Social Media] Social Pros 26 – Richard Owen, Satmetrix
This is Episode 26 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. Read on for insights from Jay Baer & Eric Boss ‘s Social Media Stat of the Week ( This week : The Altimeter Group released the public report, The Social Media ROI Cookbook. It’s It’s six ingredients, top brands used to measure the revenue impact of social media.). Social Pros Transcript For Your Reading Enjoyment, Thanks to Speechpad for the Transcription. Jay: Welcome everybody to Social Pros. Hey, man.
CHRIS BROGAN | SATURDAY, JULY 2, 2011
[Social Media] Conversations Matter in Google+
Wow, doesn’t that sound like the Kumbaya phase of social media? So far, one thing I notice about Google+ , is that you get rewarded for starting and carrying on good conversations. Well, it’s true inside of Google+, at least for now. There’s a ranking system that puts people’s most interacted-with stuff at the top of the stream of information, such that the most talked-about pieces are the most relevant. To that end, conversation certainly matters. Like Sony Minidisc recorders. Any others? (39 comments as I write this). No, really! And so on. CLICK HERE.
KIKOLANI | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2010
[Social Media] 3 LinkedIn Benefits for Bloggers
What used to be accomplished through phone calls, letters and word of mouth is now just a click away – you’re connected to all possible sources of jobs, not just through online job sites and forums but also through social networks like LinkedIn , Twitter and Facebook. Becoming More Accessible on Social Networks. Ways Businesses Should Use Social Media. Social Media for Non-Profit Organizations. Tags: Social Media linkedin It’s a time when technology rules, and if you’re not connected, you end up being the loser. Connections. Feedback.
MINDJUMPERS | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2010
[Social Media] Disney Parks Check In At Gowalla
Social Media on Roskilde Festival. Tags: Social Network Tweet Gowalla is a virtual geocaching game that you can use on your iPhone, Android, Palm OS and some Blackberry mobile devices. The game works utilizing the GPS chip in the phone, so you are able to check in at places or spots around the world – like with Foursquare. However, with Gowalla you’re given your own virtual passport, which is stamped with every spot or place you check in to. When you do check in at a specific place, you might find virtual prizes or items to add to your virtual stash. So Go Gowalla!
GAURAVONOMICS | SUNDAY, AUGUST 1, 2010
[Social Media] New York Times Story on Delhi Traffic Police's Big Brother.
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 « Niche Social Networks Turn to Social Gaming and Social Entertainment Four Reasons Why Gamers Cheat: How to Design Social Games to Optimize Cheating? When government departments start using social networks to spy on citizens, or get citizens to spy on other citizens, my Orwellian antenna are automatically activated. The police in Baker, La.,
GAURAVONOMICS | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2010
[Social Media] Killer Startup Idea: CrowdQuest White Label Platform 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 « Are We Becoming Digital Nomads? The Opportunity at the Intersection of Social Entertainment, Social Gaming and Social Commerce » Killer Startup Idea: CrowdQuest White Label Platform for Crowdsourcing Q&A Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! Or, modify or vote on an existing question. 3. Lets talk.
GAURAVONOMICS | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2010
[Social Media] Outlook Money Story on Being the Chief Marketing Offer of You Inc.
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 « Hindu Story on Mobile Marketing in India The Social Squared Manifesto » Outlook Money Story on Being the Chief Marketing Offer of You Inc Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! It could be someone from within the organisation or outside who can help your career prospects; * Use social media. Few succeed.
SOCIALNOMICS | SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2013
[Social Media] Get Social When It Comes to Auto Body Repairs
Luckily, social media is here to help body shops get the word out about their services and to help customers solve all of their repair needs. Besides, body shops that have an online social presence not only keep current customers informed, they also have an easier time finding new clients. So, with socially savvy auto repair in mind, here are just a few reasons body shops should turn to social media: Posting Deals. And, current customers who are pleased with a repair shop’s work will socially spread the word too. Socially Inspired Forums.
CHRIS BROGAN | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2011
[Social Media] Attention
But, depending on how one puts their budgets together, to me, Attention/Intention is somewhere around where you’d put your social media efforts, your blogger relations efforts, and matters like that. In a way, this is a mix of what people are already stabbing at with social media plus blogger relations (which continues to be horribly broken). As the parent of two young children, I can tell you that “attention” is a valuable coin. shot a quick video about this, as well: If you can’t see the video, click here. Attention into Intention.
WAXING UNLYRICAL | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
[Social Media] A Job, Career or Labor… What’s the Difference?
You and I – in the PR/social media line of work – know it most immediately when we work with nonprofit organizations. Yesterday, we in the U.S. marked Labor Day (which the rest of the world marks on May 1 , but of course, we have to be different… ). In this country, it’s the unofficial end of summer, a long weekend (longer for me since I took half of last week off, which was terrific, since my brother and his girlfriend were visiting from the U.K. … in general, it marks or, rather, we use it to mark, a turning point in the year. Candidate Ms. Perfect.
WAXING UNLYRICAL | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011
[Social Media] Life In The Cloud
He does social media managementfor KimberMedia and teaches at @bgckids. Earlier this year, Google announced it was rolling out a new device; one that would attempt to harness the power of the web and make it the center of the device’s power rather than the device itself. The Chromebook was pitched, in my mind, as a next generation PC; one that relied on the Web rather than the machine to do the heavy lifting. I was in the market for a new machine this spring, and was instantly interested in the Chromebook. I The Chromebook runs one program. Chrome OS. That’s it.
TWIST IMAGE | MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 2014
[Social Media] Amazon Plus Advertising Equals A Danger To Google
It''s not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. This week we discussed: Amazon is going to become a media and advertising beast. He is the true, new media. amazon 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. They are about to launch a new advertising platform. Will Amazon.
TWIST IMAGE | SUNDAY, JANUARY 6, 2013
[Social Media] Marketing Is Dead (Again)
online social network. social media. Episode #339 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. When the Harvard Business Review posted the article, Marketing Is Dead , by Bill Lee , my heart sunk. wrote my own, passionate, rebuttal to this ridiculous claim (you can read it right here: Marketing Is Dead ). Lee's post generated a lot of attention and over six hundred comments. wasn't alone in the rebuttals and, since the post went live in August of 2012, there is still conversation about the issue. Enjoy the conversation.
TWIST IMAGE | SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2012
[Social Media] The Frightening Ramifications Of High-Frequency Pricing
Innovations in the spaces of CRM, ERP, social medial, cloud-based solutions, mobile platforms and more may be driving this now, but looking out on to the horizon, newer technologies like context-based engines and more will escalate the ascent of both cost and infrastructure to the marketing department. social media. Something fascinating happened during Black Friday. We have entered a new era in marketing, and it's one where marketing and IT come together (and stop residing in their respective, vertical, ghettos within the organization). It's happening on Wall Street.
CONVERSTATIONS | FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014
[Social Media] SEO for Business: Mix Of Ingredients to Add to The Cauldron
Social Networks. Facebook hosts an impressive number of members worldwide, enough to gain envy of Google, unleashing its own social site, Google Plus, a couple years ago. While some view link building and social media as golden tickets to online success, the best marketers keep eyes on target markets. As referred above regarding particular devices, search engine placement and associated online engagement means nothing if consumers are not landing on company pages, grow interested, and ultimately purchase associated goods and services. Written by Alex Miller.
TRADESMEN INSIGHTS | TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 2010
[Social Media] Manufacturers: 6 Tips On How to Hire Independent Reps
How Do You Measure Social Media Success? 50 Power Twitter Tips to Help B-to-B Marketers Twitter: Steps to Insure Success Adding Social Icons Helps Drive E-mail Marketing Campaigns Whats Your Company Value Proposition? Reach Tradesmen Using a Social Media Map STAFDA Convention-Phoenix Category Cloud Marketing Tips Marketing Tools Marketing Trends Social Marketing Traditional Marketing Twitter Uncategorized Theme Contempt by Vault9. Enjoy. I’m amazed at how Manufacturers choose Manufacturers Reps. Good and timely article. take my survey [link].
ATOM THOUGHT | SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2008
[Social Media] 10 Digital Trends to Observe in 2009
Social Search- Search will never be the same. Citizen Journalism- After 26/11 marketers and publishers have understood the power of social media and this would change the face of content publishers for ever. 6. Lastly resession will prove to be a boon for Online media- Online media will grow globally by about 15%. IAB-Social Media Metrics-Standard Definitions Document Why You Should Sack Your Social Media Agency Now? Tags: Digital Discover Digital Feature 2009 Digital Marketing digital media trends Mobile Marketing!
BILL HARTZER | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2014
[Social Media] Didit Acquires LVM Group
“Public relations people are the storytellers, and we can now support their efforts through various channels such as social media, content marketing, and SEO services in online marketing. Didit , a digital advertising and marketing company based in Mineola, New York, has acquired LVM Group, a Manhattan-based public relations firm. Didit has been leading digital marketing agency since 1996, and has been providing full-service online advertising and marketing services for just as long. Didit was co-founded by Kevin Lee, one of the SEMPO founding board member and CEO of Didit.
PROBLOGGER | FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2015
[Social Media] Finding Readers, Finding Ideas, Finding time to Blog: The Top ProBlogger Podcast Episodes of 2015
ProBlogger Top Tips Social Media 2015. We’re closing out this week looking back on the year that was with a bang today – the most popular ProBlogger Podcast episodes of 2015! So far this year there have been over 620,000 downloads and we’ve published 76 episodes. As you will remember, Darren kicked off his new venture in July with a podcast a day for 31 days , helping you grow a better blog in the meantime. Your favourite episodes of the ProBlogger Podcast were: Episode 29: How to Develop a Plan to Grow Your Readership. So what do you do? You will be or.ga.nised.
THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY | SUNDAY, JANUARY 13, 2013
[Social Media] Beyond Whack A Mole Social Strategies
Most people view social technologies as a means of marketing. And, while they are indeed a very powerful way to market, there’s a lot more to the what’s going on in the Social Era. For marketers (and managers in general), social technologies create the possibility for two-way conversations with your customers and stakeholders that can’t be duplicated by any traditional, one-way medium. quick reaction to customers when they have a problem or a criticism can prevent one of the social media crises that every manager dreads. Anticipate them.
THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY | SUNDAY, MAY 13, 2012
[Social Media] The “All-You-Can-Eat” Business Model
The opportunity, of course, is to be able to transform non-viable business methods into viable one’s using social media tools and data. The proverbial “all-you-can-eat” business model works great for some products and not-so great for others. In this article, we explore how the AYCE model can be improved. Netflix for the Sky. The Netflix model for movies has been touted as one of the greatest business innovations in the modern era of technology – not because it is new, but because it works. Some work better than others…. What is the comparable human behavior? Simulated Economy.
TWIST IMAGE | MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2015
[Social Media] Was Privacy An Anomaly All Along?
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. Did these cheaters get what they deserved? Apparently, not. chom fm.
TWIST IMAGE | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2010
[Social Media] What You Tell A Search Box
As the Web becomes more social, so too much the search engines. Just yesterday, Microsoft 's Bing announced a partnership with Facebook to make their search results more "social." " MSNBC posted a news item titled, Facebook and Bing team-up for social search , yesterday that explains this evolution in search engine results: "Today, Facebook dips its social-media chocolate into Microsoft Bing's peanut butter, introducing a 'social search' engine where Facebook friends and their 'likes' are factored into search results. social media.
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2012
[Social Media] Why Google Loves My Blogs (and How to Get it to Love Yours)
” When that task is complete, I go back and lightly optimize for organic search. I’m consistently active on social media. I’ve built quality relationships with other bloggers. I’ve been marketing online since the 90′s. I’ve seen every manipulative trick and they all had one thing in common: they came back to bite people on the butt every single time. Charm: social media and blog interaction. This guest post is by Melody McKinnon of Canadians Internet Business. The search engine appears to have lost interest in many of them.