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The Best Books On Social Media

Josh S Peters

When you’re getting started in social media it’s helpful to hear it from the pros and the pros write books. There are a ton of social media books out there , but they aren’t all good or useful. Over on Social Media Launchpad I’ve compiled a list of the best social media books I’ve read. Social Media

HOW TO: Optimize the OG:Description Tag for Search and Social

Josh S Peters

Even the newcomer Google+ pulls info from OG tags, and it has the smallest description display of the social networks weighing in at only 200 characters. By now we all know that social media is much more than just Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Google Plus. Even if you don’t use anything that pulls from OG tags (which would mean you’re not using any social sharing on your site) it’s still a good idea to implement OG: Tags to help you can control what gets displayed when your content or products get shared. Short answer, there is none.

Experimenting with Buffer

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Right now I’m posting basically all of the same stuff to all of my social profiles and if I were a business, which I’m not… I’m a person , I would be breaking many of the cardinal rules of social media community management. Social Media Buffer content curation Content Strategy FaceBook linkedin twitterHave you checked out Buffer yet?

Want social media success? Make it meaningful.

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Have you ever seen someone say “Wow, look at that social media campaign. Would the Old Spice social media campaigns attracted any attention if they just consisted of “Here’s our crap, now buy it&# messaging? Social Media Meaning PassionLook how amazing it is that they are pushing out their same old advertising crap and ignoring everyone.

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls

Twitter Cheat Sheet

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Today I was speaking with one of my coaching clients and he asked me “Is there a Twitter cheat sheet anywhere I can get?&# In TwittFaced (Your Toolkit for Understanding and Maximizing Social Media) my co-author and I cover Twitter basics and ideals extensively, but I have yet to do that here.Well friends, that’s what this post is. Social Media twitter Symbols Terms

The Convergence of Search and Social Part 2 – Social Media

Josh S Peters

Social media can be the perfect catalyst for telling your brand’s story and activating new customers or it can be a huge waste of time, money and resources if it’s mismanaged. Taking a look at the pyramid above we can see what social media is the best at and what should be the base for your social media activities. SEARCH AND SOCIAL TIPS. Sales.

The Convergence of Search and Social Part 7 – A Strategy Framework

Josh S Peters

When it comes to setting up a search and social strategy there is no end to the ways you can put the pieces together and it can be as simple or as complex to piece together as you want / need it to be. The key is to always start with the goals, then the customer behavior, and then the content followed by SEO optimization and social activation being amplified by paid methods as necessary.

Book Review And Giveaway: The Real Truth About Social Media

Josh S Peters

The  real truth  that “cuts through the bull shiitake of social media…” huh? The Real Truth About Social Media is packed with unique insights and real world perspectives it’s an invaluable addition to any social media library and a must read for any true professional. Book Review Social Media Review Truth

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them

The Convergence of Search and Social – Part 1

Josh S Peters

Simply stated the convergence of search and social is where search, social, and consumer behavior collide. Its the intersection of SEO, social media (SMO), and ZMOT with the last one often getting left out of the equation, but something that really needs to be paid attention to. She’s relying on her own and other’s social networks. SOCIAL MEDIA.

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5 tools that make life easier

Josh S Peters

WiseStamp is a browser plugin that fixes this and gives your Gmail signatures a major visual and social boost. In addition to the social icons it creates for you, it can import the headline from your latest blog post(s) and insert it as a clickable link. Life Online Social Media Bitly delicious Evernote Productivity WiseStamp XobniProductivity is like a drug. Evernote.

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The Button Wars, Coming To A Blog Near You

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Google’s bonuses are hinging on their social success this year so we can expect some big changes and innovations happening to this button. Social Media Button Battle Button War Facebook Like Facebook Send Google +1 Klout +K Sharing Buttons Tweet This Twitter Follow ButtonFacebook has a new Send Button because it believes that sometimes we actually do want some privacy.

How I see Social Media

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Search and Social Weekly 1.5

Josh S Peters

This week we have some great articles covering the worlds of search and social and we also have a great ebook download about social business from SpreadFast. The Social Business Textbook (download) by SpreadFast. great ebook on creating a social business by the awesome folks at SpreadFast. The 2013 Community Manager Report [INFOGRAPHIC] by Social Fresh.

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8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media

Search and Social Weekly (1.2)

Josh S Peters

This week we have some great articles on optimization, how to take the mystery out of social media, and, everyone’s favorite, a “best time to post” post. Demystifying social media. It’s quite long, but completely worth the time invested in it to read and simply lays out the social media marketing landscape and how it’s working today.

The Convergence of Search and Social Part 3 – SEO

Josh S Peters

Over the years it has changed dramatically and now we have social media activity influencing search results in all of the major search engines. When it comes to the convergence of search and social the main layer involved (at least for right now) is the bottom layer. The content is what gets shared, it’s what gets those social votes, it’s what we engage with.

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How many Google Plus pages can a Google Plus profile have?

Josh S Peters

Google Plus Social Media Google Google Plus Pages Google Plus ProfileGoogle Plus Page Limit Reached. How many Google Plus pages can one Google Plus profile / account have? After spending some time setting up pages for clients we discovered the answer at this current time is 20. Google Plus Page Limit. Those same pages can also only have 1 admin at a time. Compare that with Facebook’s  unlimited admins  and  unlimited pages  and I’m left with a couple of questions. 1. Will this stunt Google Plus’s growth at all? 3. Right now I’m not an avid Google Plus user.

Where Do Forums Fit Into Social Media Marketing?

Josh S Peters

When managing a company’s online presence, it’s very easy to fall into the trap of becoming fixated on only one aspect of social media. However, if you’re in charge of managing social media for a business, it’s important to give consideration to all facets and that includes forums. In a nutshell, they have Twitter covered but are ignoring other social media outlets.

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

Where Do Forums Fit Into Social Media Marketing?

Josh S Peters

When managing a company’s online presence, it’s very easy to fall into the trap of becoming fixated on only one aspect of social media. However, if you’re in charge of managing social media for a business, it’s important to give consideration to all facets and that includes forums. In a nutshell, they have Twitter covered but are ignoring other social media outlets.

10 Search and Social Posts You Don’t Want to Miss (1.7)

Josh S Peters

My Facebook feed (a free service I use from time to time, which you may be aware allows me to maintain social contact with my friends – with, of course, a backdrop of adverts that I can choose not to click on…) has been awash with rampant anger regarding Instagram’s now aborted plan to sell your family album. Measuring social media ROI can be a daunting task, but not impossible.

Search and Social Weekly (1.7)

Josh S Peters

How you ultimately construct your blog will be based on specific needs and goals of your site, but hopefully this diagram will go a long way in helping you get there… Warning: these 58 Social Media Tips could Explode your Content Marketing. And how do you use Social Media to spread the word about your “kingly” content? The Enjoy! Are You a Crappy Fan Page Admin?

The Search and Social Weekly (1.1)

Josh S Peters

One of the new features (and an encouragement to get at least 1 post per week done) is to publish a Search and Social weekly that rounds up the best / most important articles I’ve read the past week on search / SEO and social media. How to fix (or improve) your company’s social media program. Where Social Media Will Grow in 2013 (and Where It Won’t).

The Convergence of Search and Social Part 5 – Paid Media’s Place

Josh S Peters

So far in the convergence of search and social we have talked about Social Media / SMO ,  Search / SEO and ZMOT. We start off this week by turning our eye towards paid media, which as a very valuable position as it straddles all of the aspects already discussed. In the world of marketing there are 3 main categories that media falls in to. P.O.E. Owned. Earned.

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The Convergence of Search and Social Part 6 – Content

Josh S Peters

When it comes to the convergence of search and social your content needs to follow 2 basic rules. At the moment search and social is very heavily content focused. It’s what gets shared on social networks. It pretty much goes without saying that it’ll be the corner stone of most of your search and social initiatives. Time & Talent. Talent & Money.

Search and Social Weekly (1.3)

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Take a look at how it could be affecting both search and social in the very near future. 42 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed. great collection of resources for all your digital media needs. The Ultimate Social Media Image Sizing Cheat Sheet. Social Media Trends for Consumers: New Research. Search and Social WeeklyJosh S Peters.

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The 60 Minute Social Media Audit

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have a guest post up on Mashable, about running a 60 minute social media audit every quarter to make sure your social is “up-to-snuff” The audit is in no way complete, nor is it a full business audit where you look at metrics, conversions, goals, KPIs, or ROI. Social Media 60 minute Audit Mashable Social Media Audit The 60 Minute Social Media Audit

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All of Seth Godin's Free ebooks in one place | Shuaism

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Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » All of Seth Godin’s Free ebooks in one place All of Seth Godin’s Free ebooks in one place Written on September 16, 2009 by Josh Peters in Social Media 17 Comments - Leave a comment! Enjoy! Congrats on your book too!

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Win a copy of The Now Revolution by Jay Baer and Amber Naslund

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As promised I’m giving away a copy of the The NOW Revolution (7 Shifts to Make Your Business Faster, Smarter and More Social) by Jay Baer and Amber Naslund. Social Media Book Giveaway Now RevolutionIt’s going to be quite simple to win, all you need to do is tweet a post from New Mix Marketing with the tag #NMMBlog. Tweet This Post.

How To: Think like a social media newbie

Josh S Peters

I love social media newbies. Social media is about sharing and learning. Let’s be more like social media newbies and less like social media mavens, experts, gurus, rockstars, ninjas, pirates, or whatever. Social Mediareally really do. They’re excited and they want to learn everything as quick as possible.

10 Marketing & Promotion Tips to Help You Get More Traffic

Josh S Peters

Create a Social Media Presence . Social media is one of the new faces of the internet, and the major social networks combined easily encompass more than one billon internet users. Set up social media accounts on major networks like www.twitter.com and www.Facebook.com as soon as you can. Open a PPC Campaign . However, if you?d Network in your Niche .

Search and Social Weekly (1.8)

Josh S Peters

A round up of some of the best search and social posts from last week. Enjoy… Warning: these 58 Social Media Tips could Explode your Content Marketing. And how do you use Social Media to spread the word about your “kingly” content? The Content creation has become one of the major challenges for social media marketers and online publishers.

Search and Social Weekly (1.10)

Josh S Peters

First is that I started a new gig as the Social Media Strategy Supervisor at Horizon Media’s LA office. It’s called Social Media Lunchpad  and should everything go as planned it will go live the week after next. Making The Case for Social Business  via Sidera Works. If you follow my writing, you probably know how much I love Google Reader.

Search and Social Weekly (1.6)

Josh S Peters

This week we have an in depth look at Facebook Groups, a massive list of content marketing resources, a huge list of Facebook lists, some great newsjacks of the Super Bowl power outage, a framework for search and social, and several more great articles. Turns out it’s easier than you think… 3 Ways Sharpie is Engaging Teens With Social Media. ”) But no more.

Keep Up With Facebook

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Facebook FaceBook Social MediaOf all the recent changes to Facebook this one is my favorite. know it’s a bit of “old news” but the Keep-up-with box makes me happy. To me it’s one of the best things Facebook has given back to brands after taking so much away. What do you think about this feature? Thanks for reading, Josh S Peters.

Search and Social Weekly (1.4)

Josh S Peters

This is a sign of something big, a shift in academia and the influence of social media. How Do Social Signals Influence an SEO Campaign? Great insight on this particular convergence of search and social from the one and only  Darin Berntson. Search and Social Weekly FaceBook Search SEO Social Social Media twitterJosh S Peters.

Social Media Integration – How do all the pieces fit?

Josh S Peters

Social Media Integration takes several forms (Inside, outside, local, global, enterprise, etc.), all of which take some major planning and time to execute. that can be used for your social media usage as well. There have been several studies done to show that brands engaging in social media are much more likely to be searched for. Media Buys. Design.

50% off Business Tooligans interview series

Josh S Peters

I’m taking part in a Social Media Manager interview series with  Jason Falls ,  David Meerman Scott ,  Trey Pennington ,  Aaron Strout , and 19 others. It’s a premium series filled with insights, tips, tricks, and more for Social Media Managers. The series starts today and costs $97 to get the full run plus a subscription to the SMMGR newsletter and the Social Media Manager’s Manifesto ebook  (available for free using that link). Social Media Interview Offer Social Media Manager Social Media Marketing

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