90 Percent of Small Business Use Social Media
SEPTEMBER 16, 2012
A survey of 600 small business owners across the United States indicates that 90% are actively engaged in social networking sites and 74% perceive social networking as valuable — if not more valuable — than networking in-person. Please continue reading 90 Percent of Small Business Use Social Media and leave a comment if inspired. Media infographic metrics
Got Value? Stop Using Social Media.
MARCH 2, 2014
Social media posts expire very quickly. One takeaway is you must be memorable and analytical in every social media post. Another takeaway is to stop using social media for sharing big thoughts — and to blog about it instead. Media blogging Consider Facebook, for instance. Engagement = likes, comments, shares. Thanks for reading.
The ROI of Social Media
FEBRUARY 18, 2014
Pam Moore created a Twitter chat last night and asked people to explain the return on investment of social media. Some responses: One thing I'll offer off the bat: ROI is vital, but not every social activity should have ROI. or email? Stop asking about social media ROI and start learning how to measure. Sometimes other KPI. getrealchat. A2.Yes.
How Social We Are With Social Media
JUNE 30, 2011
They say we lack social skills. Technology Does Make Us Less Social. As more and more technology enters our lives, primarily social media, are we actually becoming less and less social? In some ways, social media brings us closer. Are We Becoming More Or Less Social? I don’t think it’s either. think the meaning of “social” is shifting.
Why Your Online Friends Are Not Friends
AUGUST 30, 2016
Every story about social media eventually mentions Dunbar’s number , a theory popularized by psychologist Robin Dunbar about the relationship between the size of your brain and the size of your average social group. It is therefore irrelevant how many friends you claim to have on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and other social media sites. Dunbar explains : “Social media certainly help to slow down the natural rate of decay in relationship quality that would set in once we cannot readily meet friends face-to-face. Media
Saying Goodbye to Digital Marketing: Meet the New Me
AUGUST 22, 2013
managed online footprints for nonprofits and a Fortune Global 500 company. I led national conference panels on social media marketing. Looking back at my blog archive my answers were staring back at me: diluting social media , using the telephone , changing blog layouts , leaving Flickr Pro , unfriending , unlinking , and going dumb. Footsteps by schick.
Why Alps Bethneck is 5 Years Old
SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
From Singapore I’ve watched the social media world develop its identity and characteristics. Often, friends from the “real” world gave me passage to the social media world. Most social media user interfaces remind me of miniaturized strip malls. Social media became specialized. This is a guest blog post by Stephen Black. Maybe.
Why I Killed 61% of My LinkedIn Friends
AUGUST 14, 2013
That’s when I thought the only way social media could connect us is if we connected to each other. The same goes for other social. After LinkedIn involved social media in. by Lee Taylor Related Stories Unfriend, Defriend, Kill Your Friend How Not to Use Social Media How Many LinkedIn Connections Are Too Many? Media LinkedIn networking
How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto
Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them
Why 84% of Your Facebook Fans are Lurkers
APRIL 18, 2012
How many times has your social media consultant, the local chamber of commerce, a conference presentation, and your favorite blog encouraged you to create a Facebook fan page? “It’s the largest social networking site, and you’d be crazy to ignore it!” Ari Herzog is currently seeking a full time position in social media. What do you do?
Why You Should Unfriend Facebook Friends
AUGUST 26, 2012
One of my interest lists comprises 79 people (and climbing) in the social media marketing industry. You can subscribe to my list of social voices and view digests in your news feed. When he's not blogging, Ari helps brands improve their digital media marketing. Media Productivity FacebookGeneration Xer, my friends today number 334. The best example is high school.
When I Was Hired Sight Unseen
AUGUST 5, 2015
Why I Want Weak Ties Strategies and Tips on Social Media Marketing. MediaAt the time, its primary competitors were SAP and Oracle (which later bought it). I don’t remember how I found the company. LinkedIn wasn’t yet around but Monster.com was two years old so maybe it was there. Nobody hires like that anymore. miss those simpler times. Thanks for reading.
Bring Balance to Your Social Media
FEBRUARY 23, 2014
Penelope Trunk once wrote about portraying yourself on social media : Each of us is multi-faceted. With a selection of media to choose from, we can express different parts of ourselves in different ways. Assuming you have a minimum of two social profiles, e.g. a Facebook account and a Pinterest account, and maybe more than two, do you portray yourself the same everywhere?
SLAPPED! LinkedIn Warns Me For Being Friendly
SEPTEMBER 2, 2015
Related Stories Strategies and Tips on Social Media Marketing Be Wary of Absent Ties Why I Want Weak Ties. Media LinkedIn networkingImagine my shock when I attempted to invite someone (who I did not know) to join my LinkedIn network: Huh? LinkedIn’s mission is explicit to “connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful.”
8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO
Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media
Non-Facebook Users: Please Comment Here
DECEMBER 19, 2012
When he's not blogging, Ari helps brands improve their digital media marketing. by Danny Brown Related Stories Why You Should Unfriend Facebook Friends How Flickr and Google Help Us Remember 90 Percent of Small Business Use Social Media. Media comments FacebookAnil Dash is insightful about the differences between the old web and the new web. Danny’s reason? Sorry.
Facebook Followers: Profiles vs Pages
FEBRUARY 18, 2014
There is no silver bullet strategy when it comes to social media, and sometimes less can be more.” Media Facebook With over 39,000 fans today, Jon Loomer struggled to create a Facebook page. It was the winter of 2011 when Jon understood the value of a page but didn’t think his consulting business needed its own. You automatically follow people you’re friends with.
6 Guest Blogging Emails That Suck
MARCH 25, 2012
Increased exposure to social media? Hi Ari, It’s interesting that your focus is on emerging media, because I own/operate a very popular forum and blog; CreditCardForum.com. Ari Herzog is currently seeking a full time position in social media. Discover more articles on new and emerging media. want you to write for me. What has a cost here? Period).
Feature Friday: Social Media Marketing Across Global Cultures
FEBRUARY 3, 2011
The Social Network might have hammered the Facebook brand even further into the public consciousness but, even without this rush of publicity, the bigger social media sites are difficult to avoid. This means right now is the ideal time for businesses to ramp up their social media marketing -– and do it across all their language markets. Which networks to choose?
The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media
Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations
Mobile Technology and Your Small Business
JANUARY 3, 2013
They (and you) believe in the creation of the social web and mobile technologies are the key reasons for this substantial climb. With the increase in social media and technology, this has opened the window for small businesses to gain an edge again. When he's not blogging, Ari helps brands improve their digital media marketing. Mobile technology is not one thing.
Facebook LinkedIn Twitter in 2013
DECEMBER 28, 2012
Of the three largest social networking sites in the United States, I plan to use Facebook the most, LinkedIn the second-most, and Twitter the least. will continue to seek out new connections who are strategically aligned with my interests and passions in social media marketing, open government, and social change. That is the order of my priorities in 2013. Need help?
The Death of Blogging: Part 271
APRIL 24, 2012
Ari Herzog is currently seeking a full time position in social media. Media bloggingIt seems that every month there is a newspaper article about the death of blogging. Editors talk. Verne Kopytoff wrote a sensationalist headline in the New York Times in February 2011 entitled, “ Blogs Wane as the Young Drift to Sites Like Twitter.” ” As if.
How a Brand is Born Online
JANUARY 1, 2014
Thank you for reading my blog where I write and explore digital media. On the first day of 2014 I launched a series of social media channels under this name. People continually ask me for advice on growing their social media fan bases and they ask me how long it takes for certain milestones to be reached. Return on the first day of subsequent months and you are guaranteed to observe more people following and re-sharing my discoveries of new people and websites, videos, pictures, and other social content. Meet AriHerzogDotCom. You can be my first.
10 Tips to Be Successful on LinkedIn
MARCH 4, 2014
For instance, I’ve received job offers as the direct result of answering questions on groups about social media and PR. 7. Stop Using Social Media. Media LinkedIn LinkedIn launched on May 5, 2003 (on my mother’s birthday) and currently has 277 million members — with two new people creating accounts every second. Keep your profile updated. Thanks.
My Story About Living My Life
MAY 7, 2014
helped small business owners, large business managers, nonprofit directors, and anyone in between with social media. Inclusive of social media, the role is more than that. I’m writing, performing research and visiting places, and even creating a geocaching adventure. And, next week, I’m on the agenda at a social media conference at UMass Boston.
How Necessary is a Social Media Plan?
JANUARY 16, 2011
Gabrielle Medecki, marketing director for Wolfgang’s Vault (a kick-ass 9-year-old music website if you’ve never visited) questions whether the creation and guidance of a social media plan (also called a social media policy or a social media strategy) is a sound business decision. Related posts: Why Do You Want Social Media Today?
Why (and How) I Forced 912 People to Unfollow Me on Twitter
FEBRUARY 22, 2014
But moreover, in the age of social influence ranking systems such as Klout and Peer Index , I want to be current. I don’t want to carry around dead weight. always blog about my social media actions as a way of 1) charting my own evolution; and 2) helping you discover something new. Media Strategy Twitter Do you see the downward slope on the far right? How I did it.
Feature Friday: How to Increase Web Traffic
MARCH 17, 2011
Use social media and bookmarking sites. Social media and social bookmarking sites, such as StumbleUpon , are other online space where you can meet with great number of people. Tunnel picture by pixelplacebo. The following guest article is by Steven Papas. Nobody can survive as an internet marketer without traffic. Why will they return often? Check related blogs.
Interview with Storyteller Susan Murphy: Monday Muse #3
FEBRUARY 19, 2012
wouldn’t be where I am today if not for them. I’m incredibly grateful for their inspiration and support, especially in the beginning, when I was first trying to make sense of all this social media stuff. I don’t know that the actual definition of “social media” has really changed over the years, but the media themselves certainly have begun to mature.
Bloggers Unite Today Around Food
OCTOBER 15, 2011
Ari Herzog provides social media marketing and editorial services. Media blogging cultureI blogged in 2008 about poverty. blogged in 2009 about climate change. blogged in 2010 about water. This year this blog is about food. Goodbye pyramids and hello plates. The U.S. The 2011 plate looks more appetizing. The brand is more sensical. The takeaway is simple. note about famine.
Stop Dividing Marketing and Media
MAY 27, 2014
Why are we creating schisms in marketing and media? Social marketing. Social media marketing. Digital media. New media. Online media. Social media. If you stop and think about it, what is the difference between digital marketing and social media marketing — vs marketing itself? Marketing Media culture
Hello 2015, Goodbye Comments
JANUARY 1, 2015
You are sharing posts with friends and colleagues through social media. I am disabling blog commenting on this post and into the future. My reason is simple: You’re reading but you’re not commenting. It is a time management task to ensure comments are real and not spam and I’m seeing lots of spam comments try to get published. You’re emailing and printing them.
Mark Schaefer on The Tao of Twitter
APRIL 16, 2012
What inspired you to write it? I had been teaching some social media classes and developed a little guidebook to help my students remember key ideas and terms. Ari Herzog is currently seeking a full time position in social media. Media books TwitterMark Schaefer introduced his first book, “ The Tao of Twitter ,” on his blog on February 15, 2011.
INFOGRAPHIC: Every 24 Hours Online You…
MARCH 21, 2012
Ari Herzog is currently seeking a full time position in social media. Discover more articles on new and emerging media. Media infographic metricsEver wonder what you and your friends do every 24 hours on the internet? The folks at MBA Online created a graphic to visually tell your story. Have a look… Please continue reading INFOGRAPHIC: Every 24 Hours Online You… and leave a comment if inspired. Connect on LinkedIn today. Recent comments Recent comments.
Hello 2016, Welcome Back Comments
JANUARY 25, 2016
At the time, I removed commenting partially because more people were sharing posts on social media than taking the time to write a comment and also because it was unproductive to manage increased spam. A year after disabling blog comments, I’m bringing them back. Here’s that post , if curious. New to this blog are two plugins. Epoch improves WordPress commenting.
Stop Producing Noise
MARCH 10, 2011
Mike Beauchamp elaborates : I think a major issue going forward for Facebook, and other social sites, will be finding a better way to sift out relevant posts from noise. Social graphs contain invaluable personal data; being able to analyze that data and make content more meaningful, contextual and separate value from the noise will be critical as social networks continue to explode.
Finding Order in Social Networking Chaos
JANUARY 11, 2014
When I began speaking at social media conferences in 2009, I auto-followed 7,000 on Twitter and had nearly 1,000 Facebook friends. hope that if I inspire you across social media, and you can click those links to see me there, follow me or add me as a friend in return. Thanks for reading — and thanks for saying yes to being social with me (again).
How Paleo Eating Embraces Your Inner Caveman
OCTOBER 2, 2015
Related Stories Why Sharing on Social Media is the Water Cooler Put Your Phone Down and Reboot Your Life Why You Should Stop Reading the News. Growing up, we were told by doctors, teachers, and our parents that it is unhealthy to eat too many eggs because of their saturated fat and cholesterol levels. They lied to us but it’s not their fault. Nobody told us that. Click To Tweet.