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  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 2010
    [Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, #FBCLContest Update & Funny Tennis
    Twitter. Twitter trifles : a follower conundrum – how to address a friendly non-follower. new ways to use Twitter at live events – beyond just hashtags for promoting the event. Process for analyzing a Twitter account – 3 out of 4 free tools you can even use on other people’s accounts as well as your own. How to create screenshots of Twitter tweets without software – 4 quick methods using different websites. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon and retweeted on @kikolani this week. Facebook.
    [Twitter] Why a Portfolio of Websites Needs to Have Flexible UI Standards
    Share your thoughts below, or let me know what you think on Twitter. As more-and-more brands increase their online presence, they'll be faced with a dilemma: create strict UI standards, or flexible UI guidelines. There are pros and cons associated with either choice but, with the chancing face of the internet, flexible guidelines seem to be the best option. Firstly, let me explain what I mean by UI standards or guidelines. Anytime a online style guide is created, there should be a section for UI and UX guidelines. Creating this type of document is often lead by the creative team.
    [Twitter] Are You Still Being Social or Are You Getting Social Media Fatigue?
    When was the last time you used the advanced search on twitter, facebook etc to find people with the same Are you being social or are you being media? Are you allowing familiarity to breed contempt? It is a question that we need to keep asking ourselves, our brands and our marketing teams, because familiarity can breed contempt. Personal relationships need work not to take them for granted.and so do customer relationships. Social marketing tools been around for a decade and with the reliance on them and with the familiarity of them.we Some questions to ask yourself.
    [Twitter] A few new Analytics Dashboards and Upgrades – Web Journal Late July- August 2nd, 2011
    and I found out about it when someone followed me on Twitter from DashThis!   A couple of new Analytics Dashboards for Social Media Analytics “popped up&# over the weekend including: HowSociable? Pro   – I’ve been a fan of HowSociable? for a while – and I have a chart in Social Media Analytics derived from the data of HowSociable? Can't wait to see HowSociable? Pro in action!    I'll be curious to see what the advanced version has in it, beyond the screenshots - and when I get access, which I surely will, I'll share my impressions here. To be honest - DashThis!
    [Twitter] Expert Interviews, Mindmaps, and Action Worksheets for Bloggers
    HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers. Most of you are probably already familiar with the amazing interviews brought to you by BlogcastFM , a podcast by bloggers for bloggers. They have interviewed a number of successful bloggers including Dave Navarro , Leo Babauta , Luciano Passuello , Johnny B Truant , and many, many more (all of which can be found in the archives ). Who is Behind BlogcastFM? BlogcastFM is run by Srinivas Rao and Sid Savara , two incredible bloggers I had the pleasure of meeting at Blog World. BlogcastFM Premium. Current Interviews Available.
    [Twitter] 7 Customer Loyalty Lessons from Lady Gaga
    Her social networking prowess is off the charts with 35 million Twitter followers and 56 million “likes” on Facebook. 'Lady Gaga image via With 23 million albums sold, five Grammy Awards, and Forbes ’ distinction as one of the world’s most powerful celebrities, Lady Gaga is one of the most well-known pop artists in the world. Known as much for her voice as for her over-the-top wardrobe, few recognize Lady Gaga for her stunning business acumen, giving her legions of loyal fans worldwide—fans who are eager to buy her music, concert tickets, and products. Build Community.
    [Twitter] YouTube Launches Charts of Top Videos
    Social Media Marketing Goals & Tools An Interactive YouTube Campaign By Tipp-Ex Subscribe to Blog Subscribe to Danish Newsletter TOPICS Best Practise Cases (46) Facebook (53) Linkedin (5) Marketing & Communication (104) Mindjumpers (32) Social Media (219) Social Network (128) Social Responsibility (43) Tech Development (51) Tips (25) TribeSourcing (15) Twitter (23) FLATTR MINDJUMPERS Mindjumpers © 2010 All Rights Reserved On each list, you can see the Top 100 videos. Where do I go? For example, this could be by making categories such as “most shared” or “best newcomer”.
    [Twitter] Rethinking how I manage my sites
    still own the domain, which I registered back in 2008 to give me a place to write about Twitter and Microblogging as it started to gain interest from early adopters and a wider audience, and over time I included the likes of Tumblr, Posterous, Plurk, Yammer etc, with whatever insight and analysis I could provide, as well as covering the bigger news stories. Or is there another way to utilise it which would mean that it’s providing value to people – considering that Twitter coverage in particular has spread to mainstream traditional news publications? Hopefully.
    [Twitter] Seth Godin’s ‘Poke The Box’…
    For instance, he’s avoided Twitter for various reasons and disabled comments on his blog, but was actively involved in a closed social network created for purchases of his Tribes book, for example. I’ve been lucky enough to get a free copy of the new book, ‘Poke The Box’ by Seth Godin (I’m doing well at the moment after also getting a copy of Guy Kawasaki’s ‘Enchantment’ earlier this year). It’s a book you could get through in a couple of hours, and then follow the instructions at the end to pass it on to colleagues and friends.
    [Twitter] WordPress Search Review: Yolink Search
    With the Yolink plugin, it would be possible to pick out snippets, and pieces of content to share on social media sites like Twitter, and Facebook. For some time now, WordPress sites have been well known for their vast amounts of information, and content. This presents both an opportunity, and a problem. WordPress site might have the information a visitor is searching for, but due to poor organization, it may be difficult for the visitor to locate that much needed information. In this respect, Yolink is superior to other search options. Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Reddit.
  • T2 SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, JULY 8, 2014
    [Twitter] 3 WordPress SEO Mistakes (and How to Fix Them)
    Tell us in the comments below or on Twitter ! 'These are a few common WordPress SEO mistakes and some quick fixes to keep them from damaging your pageranks. SEO has become a much simpler task for the average website owner with the advent of CMS platforms like WordPress. That said, many of us still make a number of slight oversights when it comes to WordPress SEO that result in a loss of potential discoverability on search engines like Google. Remember Your Alt Tags. ” So what exactly does it mean when an image does not have an Alt tag? Why is this bad? Screenshot taken 7/8/2014.
    [Twitter] Privacy on social media – do we even care?
    Android simply imported all my Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn etc. I lost all my phone contacts recently, which of course was a pity, but it led to an interesting discovery about privacy. Here’s my story. wanted to restore my smart phone to its original state – it started to work pretty slow after some time. The thing is that I simply forgot to copy my contact list backup. Shame on me. But no use crying over spilled milk. started installing some apps, configuring etc. and after a while I noticed that I have a few hundred contacts! How’s that?
    [Twitter] Social Media Coaching Can Bridge Skills Gap
    Follow me on Twitter. A recent study by the Chartered institute of Management in the UK polled 1500 businesses worldwide about the use and attitude towards social media.  They discovered that while businesses are investing in social media, managers’ lack of understanding means they are unsure of the returns.   It’s a skills gap that is preventing businesses from getting value from social media. The true sign of social media maturity in business will be when it is treated as just another channel, with its own characteristics and skills requirements.”. Posted by Sally Falkow.
    [Twitter] Social Marketing: The Spokes to the American Cancer Society Hub, Interview with Karen Rose
    At the National Home Office level, ACS uses primarily Facebook , with its Fan Page counting close to 250,000 members, and Twitter approaching 200,000 followers. ACS monitors discussions on their Facebook and Twitter channels 24/7- yes, including nights, weekends, and holidays. Our analysis showed that best-in-class companies have at least 13 Facebook Fan pages and 10+ Twitter accounts, allowing them to better target the needs of niche communities (you can download our free eBook The Social Funnel: Driving Business Value with Social Marketing for more details). Mike Lewis.
    [Twitter] Android App Alerts Individuals You’re Getting Arrested
    One interesting nugget coming out of this new app is that it has not been partnered with either Facebook or Twitter to date. What will they think of next? In the latest technology offering, Quadrant 2 has unveiled a new Android app, “I’m Getting Arrested,” which alerts one’s family, friends and even lawyers if necessary, that they’re about to go to the local jail for booking. Quadrant 2 Inc., For those who have not been following, the “Occupy” events have been taking place in both the U.S. and around the world for at least a month now. Android android app Occupy Wall Street
    [Twitter] Are You Keeping People Connected With Your Brand and Each Other?
    In a moment of true marketing genius, the @VisitOmaha Twitter handle tweeted the following: We certainly appreciate all the love from #PeytonManning #OmahaOmaha. Instead, it’s a genuine engagement with a topic people are talking about (Twitter had exploded with tweets like, “Is he saying Omaha?” 'Lauren Salazar, Weight Watchers @sassandglitter. Read on for some of the highlights and tweetable moments, or listen to the full podcast. Please Support Our Sponsors. Huge thanks to our amazing sponsors for helping us make this happen. Listen Now. Tweetable Moments.
    [Twitter] Social Media for Car Dealers: An Interview with Richard Valenta
    “The goal is not to set up a Facebook or a Twitter account and start pushing inventory and specials and coupons,&# Valenta said.  “The goal is to interact with people in the community, gain that credibility and utilize it as a place to soft-shoe your way into advertising your products and services.&#. Twitter friends, Facebook fans, etc., Just as there were dealers who did not have websites a few years ago, there are dealers today who do not have accounts on Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, or Flickr, and there are even more who do not have a dealership blog.
    [Twitter] Web Segmentation – Web Journal April 1st – 10th, 2011
    Using Gary Angel’s definition of a two level segmentation, we’d have to first determine a metric to look at (such as a change in amplitude in blogs, message boards, twitter, facebook, etc) and then answer  &# Who&# is that change made up of  - that’s the first segmentation. Was thinking about Gary Angels recent post titled Semphonic’s Two-Tiered Segmentation: Segmentation for Digital Analytics Done Right and realized the new Radian6 Insights features support such a segmentation, though imperfectly, as of yet. Explanation #2 : Our SEO has improved.
    [Twitter] Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.
    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 Social Listening and Analysis for the DIY Inclined August 26th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet If you are conducting any level of online reputation management or campaign tracking using social media data sources, you have to get beyond the obvious. They provide numbers, not insights.
    [Twitter] Meandering Through Measurement
    This post was mentioned on Twitter by Shonali Burke, Sean Williams. Post Categories Select Category Blogging for Grasshoppers Business Career Networking Communication Blogging Measurement MeasurePR Public Relations Social Media Twitter Writing Events Guest Posts Amrit Pal Bryce Keane Conway Wigg Erica Holt Herwin Icasiano Howie Goldfarb Mike Doman Narciso Tovar Shanan Sorochynski Steff Metal Interviews Marketing Media Personal Cooking Recipe of the Week Philanthropy PRSA 2009 Resources How To Weekly Roundup Speaking Training Women Grow Business Featured Guest Bloggers Extra, Extra!
    [Twitter] Be More Social in Promoting Your Franchise
    For starters, set up business accounts on sites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest if you don’t already have them. 'Has working for someone else either gotten old or even stressful at this point in your career? What if you could own your own franchise, allowing you to call the shots and potentially make a decent amount of revenue over time? If it is something you have thought about, perhaps now is the time to take action. For more Americans the idea of owning a franchise has become more appealing especially in a day and age when workplace security is average at best.
    [Twitter] Use Social Media in Your Retirement Prep
    Organizations like the Social Security Administration use social sites like Facebook and Twitter to keep followers updated on changing retirement issues. 'Whether you’re gearing up for retirement or you still have a ways to go before you hang up your hat, there’s no better way to prepare for the best years of your life than with social media. That’s right, getting socially savvy about your golden years is a helpful and convenient way to get the retirement ball rolling. For example, navigating the social security waters is an important part of retirement.
    [Twitter] Whim iPhone app launches to make it easy to go places with your friends
    The app was called Whim @getwhim  on twitter. While in California for the summer I met two yobongo friends offline, Emmanuel @jewgonewild and Ben @benbinary who were  just getting started working on a new iPhone app to make it easy to invite your friends when going out. Yesterday Whim launched in Apple’s App store [ iTunes Link ] . It’s great to see the progress that Emmanuel and Ben have made since the summer. At it’s core whim allows you to do the following: Quickly share plans with friends. See what friends are up to. Find places to go, together.
    [Twitter] New job board for employers and job seekers looking for the best talent and opportunities in web development, SEO and internet marketing
    For future Job Board updates feel free to follow the new @SocialWayneJobs Twitter account. I’ve been wanting to launch a job board on for more than a year and today I’m pleased to announce that the SocialWayne Job board is now live. You can access the job board at The new job board is powered by JobThread which also powers job boards for other technology news and social media blogs such as ReadWriteWeb, Business Insider, VentureBeat and Marketing Pilgrim. The cost for posting a job board is $50.00 for 30 days.
    [Twitter] Video: What’s on Oprah’s favorite things 2010 list? The iPad. This is better than any iPad app commercial
    First Twitter had it’s Oprah moment, then Mark Zuckerberg made an appearance on the show and today, no it wasn’t Steve Jobs but the iPad. During the Oprah show today, the queen of all media announcing her favorite things 2010 list dropped down a floating iPad with what looked like either Victoria Secret wings or Angle wings, either way the iPad had wings! Before Oprah even announced that everyone in attendance was receiving a free iPad the crowd was going crazy! Steve Jobs couldn’t make a better iPad commercial if Apple tried. Take a look! What do you think? Via: TUAW.
    [Twitter] What Real-time Marketing Can Learn From QR Codes
    love their beer, and raved about the six word film plot contest they ran on Twitter on the same day, but I don’t need Stella Artois to tweet me a graphic announcing something that I just watched LIVE on television. Original image from This week birthed substantial pondering about the present and future of real-time marketing , centered around what brands did right and wrong when attempting to culture jack the Oscars with tweets of varying degrees of irony and Youtility. My post on the topic became one of the most-read posts ever at Convince & Convert. in 1992.
    [Twitter] Grading Social Media
    Contact the author [link] koach84 (koach) Twitter Comment Grading Social Media | Social Media Strategery: Later this week, I’m giving the keynote address at the University … [link to post] – Posted using Chat Catcher Tim Dibble It is a sign of our grade/metric centric world that we seek to “grade&# student’s use of social media. link] socialmediatip (Bob Bicknell) Twitter Comment Grading Social Media | Social Media Strategery: [link to post] – Posted using Chat Catcher [link] sradick @Tim – I love it. Government 2.0 Higher quality posts?
    [Twitter] Women like Pinterest, measuring and Instagram
    Women More Likely To Buy From Pinterest Than Facebook, Twitter – this news should really come as no surprise given the social network’s visual nature and primarily female demographic. Is it me or has Mother Earth decided that spring was overrated? In Boston, the week started out in the 80’s before closing out a bit cooler and days topping out near 70. Nothing like the crisp days I am longing for… Hopefully you had an eventful week full of nothing but goodness and an even better weekend planned. Enjoy this week’s edition of Five for Friday and I’ll catch you next week.
    [Twitter] The real problem with Google might be Facebook
    As Twitter (and eventually, Instagram and Pinterest) get their self-serve advertising capabilities sorted out enough that small businesses can easily deploy them, companies that have lived and died by their Google paid search programs are going to develop a wandering eye. 'Maybe the trouble with Google is simply our expectations? Or maybe it’s Facebook? Google recently released their quarterly financials , which were considered to be disappointing because the company only grew 17%, instead of the expected 20%. You know what puts a handbrake on growth? Ubiquity. But we expect more.
  • ENGAGE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2014
    [Twitter] Native is the New Black
    Take that video and promote it via a story on Facebook or a promoted tweet on Twitter on behalf of the Chipotle brand, then it becomes advertising that is native to that platform. 'I recently had dinner with Tessa Gould, the Director of Native Advertising at the Huffington Post, while we were both at the Custom Content Council conference in Naples, Fla. was admiring her chic black outfit, not even realizing that stylish Tessa would present the next day on a topic even more trendy—native advertising. billion on it this year, a 20.5 percent increase over 2013, according to eMarketer.
    [Twitter] 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? Follow the blog on RSS , Twitter or Facebook and youll never miss a post again! link] Gauravonomics Three killer startup ideas: CrowdQuest [link] Get Together [link] Challenger [link] This comment was originally posted on Twitter [link] JoshuaKahn Hey Guarav, I'm picking nits here, but Best Buy IdeaX was built by Best Buy.
    [Twitter] Scale or Say No
    When on Facebook or Twitter, if you correspond with me publicly I will respond no matter what. am not on Twitter during the weekends and most nights, but can be found on Facebook periodically during off hours. There’s a growing symphony of voices from our more well known friends that publicly demands cash for time, whether that be for a call, a lunch or a day. The underlying tone of these statements is anger towards frequent requests for time from their communities. But in reality, this problem should not be pushed back onto the community. Ways to Mindfully Say No.
    [Twitter] A Comparison of Social Advertising – Digg, Facebook, Reddit
    Mar, 2010 by Marketing in Advertising , Marketing , Social Media Advertising  is becoming the key way for social networks/aggregators to make money. The lure for advertisers is, they can target genuinely interested customers by placing the ads in relevant sections. As social networks and media mature, their audience size is beginning to exceed traditional media. There are a multitude of dangers in using social media and aggregators for marketing and advertising, but these are no worse than the dangers associated with advertising on a major news website.
    [Twitter] Google+ Business Pages are good for brands
    While Twitter will always be my favorite social network, I have grown to like Google+ immensely. There was a time when Facebook was the be-all and end-all of social networking. Since November 7, 2011, the balance has shifted. Google+ moved up a gear with its Business Pages. am very impressed with the new Pages and. Facebook Google Tips benefits of Google+ facebook google Google+ Business Pages social networking
    [Twitter] From Social Media Metrics Dummy to Genius: 5 Tips from Leslie Poston
    There are a number of tools marketers can tap into, such as Ripples , , Edgerank Checker , and PinReach , that help you measure social marketing traction on Google+, Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest, respectively. You’ve probably been in this situation before – at the beginning of a big social marketing campaign push, jacked up on adrenaline with the thought of growing your business tenfold. It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of a new campaign and downplay one of its most integral components – how to measure the success of your social media efforts. BostonMike.
    [Twitter] #FollowFriday: Liz Strauss
    Liz is one smart cookie and she’s a must have in your daily blogging reads , as well as your Twitter following. A couple of weeks ago, Lisa Gerber and I were headed to Sean McGinnis’s #Cocktails4Causes and stopped at the Bloomingdale’s building on Michigan Avenue for a latte and biscotti. Coming up the escalator, we see a woman on her phone who, on second glance, I recognized. It was Liz Strauss. Liz and I have spoken on a couple of panels together and have, for more than a year, been trying to figure out a way to work together. That doesn’t happen at home.
    [Twitter] Top Five Stories for Week Ending Oct. 22, 2010
    Follow him (if you dare) on Twitter at @markwschaefer. Our friend Mark Schaefer has agreed to look out for Top 5 Stories of the Week duties while Gini Dietrich is on vacation. Thank you very much, Mark! have taken control of this blog. Resistance is futile. You see, Gini beat out my blog {grow} earlier this year for PR Blog of the Year. It’s payback time Dietrich. Spin Sucks is mine, all mine. Well, until she gets back from vacation. Let’s get down to business here. Time to review the top five reads for the week … Schaefer-style! say one. It’s my math now. Mark W.
    [Twitter] Sleep is Forbidden | Justin Levy
    Even this morning, on a holiday weekend, while Chris is taking his first vacation in years, we were discussing some new ideas over DM on Twitter. My answer: Sleep is forbidden [link] This comment was originally posted on Twitter [link] lvadgal Reading: Sleep is Forbidden | Justin R. Levy [link] This comment was originally posted on Twitter [link] CoachDeb Here's 2 maintaining the hustle, and knowing that work IS play! This comment was originally posted on Twitter Matt Wilson My 2 year old grandson has been having sleep terrors for over a week now. I can’t.
    [Twitter] The Swarovski SCVNGR hunt – our impressions
    One pair heard from a friend in another country via Twitter ! Finally, the SCVNGR app itself misses out on an opportunity for social sharing by embedding the share via Twitter & Facebook tools at the task completion stage. This weekend, FreshNetworks checked out the Swarovski Discover Your Light event, to experience a luxury brand social media campaign using SCVNGR. SCVNGR is a check-in app that sets users tasks or “challenges” to complete at certain locations. First impressions. Above the line spending to draw the crowd? The in-game experience was enjoyable.
    [Twitter] 3 Reasons to Call Yourself a Leader (With or Without Followers)
    How to Increase Your Retweets, Twitter Followers & Klout. Editor’s Note: This is a special entry by Dave Ursillo of Lead Without Followers, Live from Within who offered to let me share excerpts from his new publication, Lead Without Followers – How to Save Our World By Radically Redefining the Meaning of Leadership. hope you enjoy it! Reasons to Call Yourself a Leader with Dave Ursillo. “We’ve been here before. ” ~ Thomas L. Friedman, The World is Flat. Reason 1: Because Simply Living in This Age Makes You a Leader. Our world has never been smaller. Bloggin
    [Twitter] Fighting for the internet, and for my son…
    If you read my blog regularly, or follow me on Twitter , you’ll doubtless have an idea of my views on SOPA, PIPA, ACTA etc. I’m one of over 2 million people who have signed a petition to try and get ACTA rejected, and I support the hundreds of protests taking place later today in cities across the UK and the globe. I’m against these measures for 2 reasons, and it’s not about being able to pirate films, music or books. Generally many of the acts, artists and authors I enjoy tend to be aware of and use Creative Commons licences anyway. Buffer.
    [Twitter] First person accounts and social media…
    There’s obviously the question of whether archives will exist for what is proprietary social media data on the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Delicious, etc. I’ve been sorting through hundreds of books recently. Partly it’s an attempt to free up some space in the house, and partly it’s an acknowledgement that I no longer need to compulsively hoard every piece of media that comes my way. Collections were in alphabetical and chronological order, items were very rarely lent to anyone, and I never sold anything. Now that has all changed.
    [Twitter] 10 Most Listened to Podcasts - The Engaging Brand
    Leave a comment or twitter me. Leave a comment or twitter me. Free Podcast Google Search Join me on Twitter Facebook Fan Page The Engaging Brand on Facebook Our Community Recent Comments ANSHUL GUPTA on How Not to Become Boring. The Engaging Brand Home Podcast Online Social Media Training Speaking Contact & Bio Subscribe/RSS « Show 271 - How to engage people on the web | Main | Has the world changed really? » 10 Most Listened to Podcasts The Engaging Brand podcast is a passion - my way of trying to give something back to the business world. Would love to know?
    [Twitter] How an Iconic American Brand Cut Through the Real-time Marketing Clutter of the Super Bowl
    And yes, you may crack the same jokes as the ones you see brands make that then blow up on Twitter. 'Oreo’s  “blackout” tweet.  Arby’s tweet about   Pharrell’s hat , Nintendo’s Wreck-It Ralph Tweet. These are some of the go-to examples of “real-time marketing.” ” You can’t watch a live event now without being bombarded by branded messages, all of which are meant to associate the brand with the real-time event and become part of the conversation. ure,  a Tweet is only 140 characters. Heinz at WOMMNext here in Chicago.
    [Twitter] Groupon Responds to Super Bowl Ad Complaints
     Groupon CEO Andrew Mason responded to the backlash on Twitter and Facebook about Groupon’s  &# Tibet&# Super Bowl ad via the Groupon Blog: We take the causes we highlighted extremely seriously – that’s why we created this campaign in partnership with many hallmark community organizations, for whom we’re raising money at Groupon’s roots are in social activism – we actually began as cause-based website called  The Point , and we continue to use Groupon to support local causes with our  G-Team initiative. Facebook removed the campaign in 2009. By  Erik Qualman.
    [Twitter] Mastering the Many Roles of a Social Media Professional
    But instead of spreading their social presence as much as possible, Nick’s team is trimming it back, eliminating overly specific email and Twitter accounts in an effort to centralize their efforts. By concentrating on fewer Twitter handles (down from over 200), they can more carefully and frequently engage with their audience without anyone wondering where to find them. This month’s social pros touched on topics across the entire scope of social media marketing. Social media marketers have to wear many hats at once. “Google+  is Google,” he says.
    [Twitter] Three Things Businesses Need to Focus on For Successful Social CRM
    Take a simple example of companies that have Twitter accounts or Facebook Fan Pages yet do not utilize these assets for anything more than a customer database aggregator.  Social Media Globetrotter Home Consulting Speaking Travel Blog About SOCIAL MEDIA GLOBETROTTER Three Things Businesses Need to Focus on for Successful Social CRM View Comments March 17th, 2010 I was recently interviewed by the Wall Street Journal and was asked what the three most important things are for small businesses as they pertain to Social CRM (this applies to large businesses as well).  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
    [Twitter] This weeks #Social Media Topic: Connecting With Consumers Through Social Media
    To follow along and add your POV simply track #sm58 via any Twitter client or follow along via our LIVE page. Posted: May 3rd, 2010    By: Jason Breed. The title of this post pretty much sums it up.  So often we get caught up in frameworks and checklists and strategies and everyone is running around looking busy.  Meanwhile, back at the ranch where the real work happens, consumers are still being marketed online.  How could this be? It is helpful sometimes to take a step back and take a look at what you are doing from the outside looking in.  Jake McKee Sound straightforward? 
    [Twitter] Mashable Editor In Chief Adam Ostrow on the Future of Media
    How portable identity differentiated Facebook and Twitter, and whether there’s any room for competition. Welcome to the Fifth Estate is officially available for purchase today. What better way to kick things off than a video from Mashable Editor in Chief and author of the book’s introduction Adam Ostrow? In this short two minute video Adam expands on a couple of trends discussed in the introduction: What the rise of Netflix and other online video players means to the traditional broadcast and cable marketplace. Why tablets (and smartphones) have changed everything.
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 2013
    [Twitter] Fetching Friday – 20 Marketing Links
    Research Your Competitors’ Social Media Strategy (and Borrow Their Best Ideas) – Learn how you can develop an in-depth competitive analysis using Facebook & Twitter to generate ideas & inspiration. 'This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have seen on Google+ , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Content. Write. Critique. Business / Career. Search Engines / SEO.
  • ALEX BLOM  |  FRIDAY, JULY 24, 2009
    [Twitter] don't forget the others
    Tagged as: marketing , offline mattsparks88 (Matt Halliwell) Twitter Comment @AlexBlom no worries there dude. Posted using Chat Catcher AlexBlom (Alexander Blom) Twitter Comment @mattsparks88 @phycodes Thanks for the RT's guys, 'Don't forget the others' [link to post] - Posted using Chat Catcher karriann A deliberate adopter, I really enjoyed reading this! Matt Halliwell Its good to see you back online @ Twitter. By the way, it's so good to see you back in action on Twitter and here. How to Build & Sell Through a Community Part 2: Why?
  • ENGAGE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 2014
    [Twitter] 5 Ways To Get In With Google+ Communities
    Google+ has its own set of daily trends that tend to differ from Facebook and Twitter. 'In the world of social media, Google+ has long been overshadowed by other online gathering places. Despite more than a few eulogies predicting its inevitable demise, the social network created by the king of search has managed to stick around—and all indications are that it’s growing, for good reason. With more than 540 million active users , Google+ offers your content the promise of improved SEO. If you share on Google+, the thinking is your content is more likely to get indexed higher by Google.)
    [Twitter] Farnoosh Brock Talks About a Smart Exit Strategy Out of the Wrong Job
    If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+ ! This is an interview with Farnoosh Brock of Prolific Living. She is returning again to Kikolani to talk to us about creating a smart exit strategy (aff link) out of the wrong job and why it pays to find work that you can love. lot of the readers at Kikolani are interested in full-time self-employment with strong interests in social media, blogging and free-lancing among other things. You share some of these passions. Can you tell us your take on self-employment? It is perfectly normal. Business
  • FEVER BEE  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 2014
    [Twitter] What Is the Newcomer Thinking?
    search, twitter etc.). 'When a newcomer arrives at your community, what have they heard about the community so far? This affects the messages they need to receive.    Have they heard about something specific happening within the community? Have they heard about the community as a place where talented people in their sector go? Have they heard about the community as a place that's fun to hang out in? If they have heard the community is great and they should join, then converting into members is about reinforcing this perspective.
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2011
    [Twitter] RetailRoadshow: Watch CEOs Pitch Before They Go Public
    Their Twitter account hasn't posted since April 2010, only having done so 29 times. In the last decade-plus, the SEC and other agencies have pushed to bring more transparency to potential investors, who traditionally have had much less access to companies and information than Wall Street insiders. From protective rules such as the Sarbanes-Oxley act, to the public posting of SEC documents online, investors can get a much broader picture than they could not so long ago. Current Presentations Available on RetailRoadsho For such a vital service, RetailRoadshow is surprisingly quiet.
    [Twitter] Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.
    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 Are You Treating Your Fans Like Cattle June 30th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Email ain’t dead yet. get Twitter follows based on keywords, where robots are obviously being used. The title really got my attention on Twitter. They are not a faceless heard. Zap!!!
    [Twitter] Show 448 - Lead Generation and Targeted Marketing
    love to hear your thoughts so email me, , join me on  twitter  ,  Google+  or to hear your opinion and ideas. 'The Engaging Brand podcast  covering social marketing , business ideas and  brand marketing tips  has a new episode. Anna Farmery  speaks to Daryl Urbanski  about the ancient secrets of lead generation and how to create leads to grow your business. You can find Daryl at Why lead generation can be difficult. The difference between website traffic and lead generation. What is a sales lead? What is a sales lead?
    [Twitter] Show 436 - How to secure great media coverage
    love to hear your thoughts so email me, , join me on  twitter  ,  Google+  or to hear your opinion and ideas. 'The Engaging Brand podcast  covering social marketing , business ideas and  brand marketing tips  has a new episode but before we start.The listener winning an  Engaging Brand  goodie bag - picked from all the people who share, like, tweet about the show to say a BIG thank you from me! is Linda Johannesson from Australia who wins some Harvard Business Gifts as well! Why you should think about traditional PR and press releases?
    [Twitter] Podcast 401 - Entrepreneurial Spirit - Do you have it?
    love to hear your thoughts so email me, , join me on  twitter  or join me on to discuss it on  Google+. The latest show of  The Engaging Brand podcast  covering social media , business ideas and brand marketing tips  is here and ready to listen to. . What are the 4 key traits of what makes successful entrepreneur's tick? Are the traits of the self awareness aptitude test sector based? What are the demographics of the entrepreneur spirit? Why IQ is less important than self awareness in building a business. Asking yourself on failure - was my standard reasonable?
    [Twitter] Show 318 - How to get the job you want
    If you have feedback for me on the show or topics that you would like me to cover then e-mail me at or join me on  twitter. Show 318 of  The Engaging Brand leadership and marketing podcast is ready  just for  you. To subscribe or listen for  free , you don't need to download anything and all explained at the end of the post. Elinor Stutz speaker, author and CEO of  Smoothsale joins   Anna Farmery on  The Engaging Brand podcast  to talk about how to find the right job and the right  employer. We talk about her new book,  “ HIRED! Elinor Stutz speaker, author.
    [Twitter] Show 317 - Is advertising still effective
    If you have feedback for me on the show or topics that you would like me to cover then e-mail me at or join me on  twitter. Show 317 of  The Engaging Brand leadership and marketing podcast is ready  just for  you. To subscribe or listen for  free , you don't need to download anything and all explained at the end of the post. We talk about. Is advertising still effective? How advertising creates emotion not attention. Are there nuances between industries on what creates emotion? How creativity is about the design as much as the message. Dan Hill of Sensory.
    [Twitter] Show 308 - Improve productivity through healthy living
    If you have feedback for me on the show or topics that you would like me to cover then e-mail me at or join me on  twitter. Show 308 of  The Engaging Brand leadership and marketing podcast is ready  just for you. To subscribe or listen on your PC now - both for  free , you don't need to download anything - all explained at the end of the post. Anna Mason from Distance Dieters , an expert in how business people can stay fit and healthy during their working life, joins Anna Farmery on  The Engaging Brand podcast to talk about .
    [Twitter] Show 305 - What Makes a Hyper Social Community
    If you have feedback for me on the show or topics that you would like me to cover then e-mail me at or join me on  twitter. Show 305 of  The Engaging Brand leadership and marketing podcast is ready  just for you. To subscribe or listen on your PC now - both for  free , you don't need to download anything - all explained at the end of the post. Francois Gossieaux of Human 1.0 ( a fabulous looking website by the way!) This is largely based on the Tribalization of Business Study. How humans were born to be hyper-social. How business doesn't reflect human needs.
    [Twitter] My Take on “The Copywriting Scorecard for Bloggers”
    Let’s Connect Click an icon to see what Im up to on Twitter, Facebook, or via RSS Whats Popular 10 Subtle Lies That Cripple New Bloggers Lady Gaga’s 8-Point Guide to Larger than Life Blogging 7 Ways You Can Cheat the 10,000 Hour Rule and Be a Better Blogger How to Get Your Blog Noticed and Promoted by Super Influencers 7 Fascinating Ways to Spice Up a Boring Blog Did I Say That? Home About Pushing Social #FF Gratitude Journal 4 My Tweeps Archives Contact Subscribe Pushing Social My Take on “The Copywriting Scorecard for Bloggers&# by Stanford on August 22, 2010 Spread it!
    [Twitter] Leapfish Set to Roll Out Real-Time Search
    The Classic page tends to have a much more simplistic look and feel, while the latest version of LeapFish is feature rich, and has several different sections where you can look at the latest Twitter trends, as well as, check out the latest in “Today’s Tips&#. Study Proves Facebook and Digg Visitors More Loyal; Twitter in Last Place Are you a loyal visitor? There are many different ways to search the internet, regardless if you are looking for videos, pictures, or what have you. Having to go to different searching platforms can be rather time consuming. or MSN.
    [Twitter] Bing Search Engine Losing Users Fast
    From there, the popularity of the new technology explodes on Twitter, and Facebook, and the whole process starts all over again. Study Proves Facebook and Digg Visitors More Loyal; Twitter in Last Place Are you a loyal visitor? Bing , one of the newest search engines on the block powered by Microsoft, had a great opening with a strong marketing campaign, but lately has been declining on the number of new users to the search engine. Over 8% of search engine users and 6.7% of search traffic came from Bing in August 2009. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Digg this!
    [Twitter] 5 Strong Reasons Why Social Media is the Best Channel for Marketing
    Twitter has 255 million monthly active users. 'Businesses use diverse marketing channels to promote their brand and the products and services they have on offer. With the amount of competition out there, it is of significant importance that businesses find and test new marketing channels to make sure they not only have first mover advantage against the competition in their niche but also concentrate their energies on marketing channels that can deliver solid returns on investment. It is the new darling of marketers. Let’s take a look at some of these strengths: 1. Brand Discovery.
    [Twitter] Emergent Collaboration Vendor Review: Mango Apps
    If you are vendor that would like to participate, please contact me (email is in the sidebar as is the twitter link). On Friday’s I’ll be reviewing a vendor in the emergent collaboration space and will provide an overview on that vendor which includes aspects from leadership and vision to technology and market focus. The goal of these posts is not to bash or praise vendors but to simply offer an objective view on what various vendors offer so that YOU can decide if they are a good fit for your business. Every post will cover the same elements for different vendors. Support. Pricing.
    [Twitter] Optimizing Your Social Marketing Program – A Practical Way to Social Media Optimization (SMO)
    You will learn that Social Reach is the estimated number of potential and existing customers you can reach via your presence on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.  Let’s continue the discussion on this blog, Twitter: Follow us on Twitter , Facebook at Social Media Marketing Best Practices and in our LinkedIn Social Media Marketing Mavens Group. Graph charting social reach. If you are serious about your social marketing program, you are likely focused on executing across a number of social platforms.  How do we compare to our competition? Mike Lewis.
    [Twitter] Bringing Open Community To Public Relations
    Maddie : I think PR professionals are pretty savvy to the usefulness of tools like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to raise awareness when the conditions are right. This post was mentioned on Twitter by Shonali Burke, Storefront Social. Because if there’s one thing I believe takes public relations from good to great, it’s when your audiences start becoming your community through the relationships you develop with them. But I was curious to see how Maddie and Lindy perceived not just Open Community , but its juxtaposition with public relations. Here’s a Q&A.
    [Twitter] Facebook Applications Adding Embarrassing Content to Your Profile
    2010 Social Media Wishlist – New Features for Facebook, StumbleUpon, & Twitter. Twitter Lingo & Tips For New Twitter & Facebook Users. Share. When I first started out on Facebook, I got really into some of the many fun applications, adding various ones to the Boxes tab of my profile. And after a bit, I got away from using the apps and focusing on other areas of Facebook like the groups, pages, etc. Needless to say, within minutes, I removed that application (along with another similar one) from my Boxes tab. Related Posts. Getting Overwhelmed?
    [Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Mean Kitty
    How Twitter can earn you some cash. status update schedulers for Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. What does it take to get a million Twitter followers ? This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, and the Mean Kitty Song. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbledupon this week. Blogging / Writing. pillars of a successful blog. 14 lessons learned from one of the world’s highest paid copywriters. Creating an articles concept map. Google Page Rank , links, and guest blogging. Business / Finance.
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 2010
    [Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources, Blog World Expo & Akismet
    Stream your social networks from a single location with Vinehub – looks promising, but so far only handles Twitter and Facebook – Myspace + LinkedIn coming soon, plus Google Buzz integration. Twitter. Open letter to business owners to embrace Twitter now – 9 ways and reasons to use Twitter for business. 20 resources to display Twitter on your website – go beyond just an icon with these ideas. This was a series started in May, and includes over 500 Twitter apps. Is Twitter going to kill URL shorteners ? Blogging / Writing.
    [Twitter] Do Something Different Today to Help Grow Your Blog
    Have we forgotten about Twitter ? See evidence on Instagram  here , on Facebook  here , and twitter  @veggie_mama. 'It is a truth universally acknowledged that if one has a blog, one is in want of readers. We want people to stop by and read our stories, hear our messages, see our videos, listen to our podcasts. We want to connect, we want to share, and we want to engage. But sometimes we get stuck in a rut marketing ourselves to our audiences. It might be from a lack of time to spare, it might be from fear of the unknown – but it happens more often than we think. I have!).
    [Twitter] Everything You Need to Know About Privacy and Security on Facebook [INFOGRAPHIC]
    Tell us about it in the comments below or on Twitter ! 'Privacy and security on Facebook are concerns for both companies and individuals. In Deloitte and MIT’s social business research report , companies cited that one of the top barriers preventing them from going social is a concern with security on social networks. As the reality about privacy and security on Facebook comes to light, this is a concern shared by individuals as well. Of the information presented below, perhaps most startling is the fact that over six-hundred thousand accounts are compromised on Facebook  daily.
    [Twitter] How a Bill Becomes a Law
    Check out this infographic [link] #gov20 (cc: @digiphile) This comment was originally posted on Twitter [link] jlevymedia How a Bill Becomes a Law [link] This comment was originally posted on Twitter melissaleon Inforgraphics are incredibly useful they present info in a very organized way. link] devseo [link] – Nice – How a Bill Becomes a Law This comment was originally posted on Twitter [link] Brad Blake I'm a big fan, too. If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Thought you might find it neat to check out.
    [Twitter] Black Friday 2012 = Record Online Results
    Social Sales: Shoppers referred from Social Networks such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube generated.34 Record Online Sales for Thanksgiving, Fuels Black Friday Retail Surge, Reports IBM. Mobile Commerce Exceeds 16 Percent of Online Sales, led by the iPad: According to IBM US shoppers once again took advantage of early promotions this holiday season, driving a 17.4 percent increase in online sales Thanksgiving Day. This increase set the stage for 20.7 percent growth on Black Friday.The biggest surge came from mobile consumers , with sales reaching 16.3 percent, led by the iPad.
    [Twitter] How to Optimize Your Blog Posts for SEO: an Easy-Peasy Guide
    Publish your work to your brand’s Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest, and maintain an active presence on these networks to thank anyone who shares your article. 'Great SEO isn’t really a standalone practice anymore. In fact, it’s really difficult to seperate search engine optimization from social media and content marketing, because these three factors form the pillar of a modern inbound marketing strategy. You won’t get far without the putting effort into all three legs of the contemporary marketing triad! Content Marketing = Guaranteed SEO. Do Your Keyword Research.
    [Twitter] Show 425 - Red Thread Thinking for Brilliant Ideas
    love to hear your thoughts so email me, , join me on  twitter  ,  Google+  or to hear your opinion and ideas. Welcome to the latest and free   The Engaging Brand podcast  covering social marketing , business ideas and brand marketing tips  but before we start. The listener of the week and winning an  Engaging Brand  goodie bag is Christine Hope. Remember the goodie bad is picked from all the people who share, like, tweet about the Engaging Brand podcast to say a BIG thank you from me! What is red thread thinking? Where do great ideas come from?
    [Twitter] Podcast 420 - New Generation of Social Leadership
    love to hear your thoughts so email me, , join me on  twitter  or join me to discuss it on  Google+. Welcome to the latest and free   The Engaging Brand podcast  covering social marketing , business ideas and brand marketing tips  but before we start. The listener of the week and winning an  Engaging Brand  goodie bag is Remy Bigot  from France. Remember the goodie bad is picked from all the people who share, like, tweet about the Engaging Brand podcast to say a BIG thank you from me! Do social entrepreneur's need charisma? Related articles.
    [Twitter] Podcast 403 - How to Use Social Influence Monitoring
    love to hear your thoughts so email me, , join me on  twitter  or join me on to discuss it on  Google+. The latest show of  The Engaging Brand podcast  covering social media , business ideas and brand marketing tips  is here and ready to listen to. Andrew Grill  an experienced digital CEO joins me,  Anna Farmery  to talk about  Kred , a leading online   social influence platform. What is social influence and how to monitor social influence ranking. How Kred spots people who are attempting to game their social media influence.
    [Twitter] 3 Vital Communication Questions Your Company Must Answer – Now!
    Follow us on Twitter: Cheryl Burgess @ckburgess. “Everything Communicates&#. Chicago. By Executive Marketing Consultant Lisa Petrilli. Gary Grates, President and Global Managing Director of Edelman’s Change and Employee Engagement Group , reminded the CEOs who were gathered for this month’s CEO Connection Boot Camp of this fact. We’ve all heard it before but it bears repeating and it resonated quite strongly with me upon hearing it again in that meeting.  As leaders, ask yourself these questions: 1. How do you communicate the positive things you do? What do I mean by this? 
    [Twitter] Meet The Founder of The Bees Awards
    Follow Jonas on Twitter Similar Posts: The Bees Awards – First International Social Media Award Show Companies Embrace Social Media The Guggenheim Embraces Social Media Tags: award show , Bastian Beauchamp , Bees Awards , Cara Drolshagen , communication , Social Media , social media award Posted in Marketing & Communication , Mindjumpers , Social Media Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. have previously written the overall blog post on what the Bees Award is, and on my personal blog , I have written a bit about the meeting from a more personal aspect.
    [Twitter] Five Digital Channels For Word of Mouth Marketing
    Micro-blogs, of which Twitter is the most famous, add an enormous dimension to this. Social Media Marketing Goals & Tools An Interactive YouTube Campaign By Tipp-Ex Subscribe to Blog Subscribe to Danish Newsletter TOPICS Best Practise Cases (46) Facebook (53) Linkedin (5) Marketing & Communication (104) Mindjumpers (32) Social Media (219) Social Network (128) Social Responsibility (43) Tech Development (51) Tips (25) TribeSourcing (15) Twitter (23) FLATTR MINDJUMPERS Mindjumpers © 2010 All Rights Reserved Like Mindjumpers, he is associated with Social Marketing Forum.
    [Twitter] BarCamp 2010: And The Winner Is………
    Related Posts: The Greatest Marketing Advice In The History Of Ever Nashville BarCamp-A-Go-Go (aka Ol’ BarCamp Eve) Reasons to Love Twitter and Technoviking Spin Sucks Guest Post Infantile Monday Dance-tacular [Video]. Digg Digg … Social Media Douchebags! Behold the true power of the douchebaggery. With an outstanding number of the votes, that topic was the clear winner. Although there have been some changes and I will go through those now. You can sign up to attend the panel discussion at this year’s Nashville BarCamp here. 16th to attend.
    [Twitter] Taming the Social Media Monster: How Social Media Benefits Businesses
    Sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn provide companies with direct access to consumers and clients, but people aren’t satisfied with one-sided conversations anymore. 'There’s no doubt about it, social media has turned the business world on its head and revolutionized the ways in which companies interact with consumers. Social networks give brands access to an unprecedented volume and variety of consumers, and those consumers aren’t just young people. million users over the age of 55 engage in social media, according to a study by qSample.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 2010
    [Twitter] The Indecision of Being a Blogger
    I’ve tried third-party comment systems (then switched back ); video and audio comments; and commenter social profiles with Twitter and latest blog post options amongst other experiments. This is where, if you like the post enough, you can share it with your own networks (Twitter, Facebook, Stumbleupon, etc). This post was mentioned on Twitter by Social Media Guide, Jalebi. Back to Business and Thank You Response to Barbara Talismans Misinformed 12for12k Post Is Twitter Killing Blog Comments? Share Save Sometimes being a blogger is no fun. Yet is this too much?
    [Twitter] How Your Blog and Ten Friends Can Save the World
    You will spot your best Jeesh member by looking for 3 important signs in blog comments, testimonials and Twitter/Facebook replies: #1: A Change in Perspective The Jeesh prospect demonstrates a fundamental change in how they view the world because of your content.  Home About Pushing Social #FF Gratitude Journal 4 My Tweeps Archives Contact Subscribe Pushing Social How Your Blog and Ten Friends Can Save the World by Stanford on July 28, 2010 Spread it! Share Email This It’s a fantastic story told by Orson Scott Card, one of Science Fiction’s most celebrated writers. Or does it? like it.
    [Twitter] What’s New On Facebook – Threaded Replies, Replies With Images & Hashtags
    'Facebook have been on a roll lately, bringing out a wide range of new features, in its never-ending quest to vanquish Google Plus and Twitter, and emerge as the one true Force in the galaxy, when it comes to social networking. Hashtags were first made popular by Facebook’s Arch-Nemesis, Twitter, and on the surface , it looks like a good idea. Threaded Replies. This has been out for a while but it seems to have slipped through the cracks when reporting it here on Nowsourcing (so better late than never, eh?). Replies With Images. Hashtags.
    [Twitter] Don’t Ignore These 10 Financial Services Marketing Trends
    Learn more about Martha , or connect with her on LinkedIn or Twitter. 'Technology and changing customer demands have started to reshape the way banks and financial institutions not only do business, but market their brands, products and services. Has your organization taken the time to understand and adjust to these industry developments and incorporate them into marketing strategy? Here are 10 key trends that should be on the radar of every bank and financial service marketer: 1. Customer Engagement is not a passing fad.  Data Integration becomes mission critical. Privacy wars wage on.
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013
    [Twitter] Fetching Friday – 20 Marketing Links & Sad Cat Diary
    Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+. 'This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have seen on Google+ , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Content. Most of them are pretty simple and don’t require much of you. You just need a topic and some time focused on producing. Enjoy your blogging! Content marketing metrics is about measuring the results.
    [Twitter] 10 Habits of Effective Bloggers
    HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers. This is a guest post by Tom Walker of CreativeCloud , a refreshing blend of printer technology news, guides, and reviews. There are tens of thousands of blogs out there, many of which will never make it past the initial stages of early bloghood. Sometimes this is just due to bad luck, harsh competition, and poor planning, but equally as likely is that the decline of these blogs is due to their owners’ poor management or inability to effectively maintain the site and communicate with their followers. Look Ahead.
    [Twitter] Socializing Can Save Company Money on Auto Insurance
    The survey pointed out that three out of four Americans now turn to social technology, with thousands joining Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other networks daily. Check to see which insurance companies are prevalent on sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. With 2013 off and running, what are some of your resolutions to make it a banner year for your small business? For those companies who are looking for means to save money in the New Year, there are a number of things that can be done. Among them: 1. One way to go about this is via social media.
  • ENGAGE  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014
    [Twitter] #LOOKITUP: Social Media Terms Are Now In the Dictionary
    Tweep (noun): a person who uses the Twitter online message service to send and receive tweets. Twitter has been integrated into public discourse to the point that questions posted by users have been pulled for presidential debates. Users have a wide reach, whether they’re talking about a funny commercial or planning the Arab Spring, so the inclusion of this word in the dictionary reflects the pervasiveness of Twitter and its impact.  . Tweep” may sound ridiculous, but the power of a Twitter user is not. This is probably the least surprising dictionary addition.
    [Twitter] Five for Friday
    Advertisers Begin to Look Beyond Facebook and Twitter – the title of this piece is a bit misleading. Man this was one odd week, full of ups and downs. On one hand it was uber-productive, but on the other, I had one nasty stomach bug come through me for two days so I couldn’t play with Baby Espo. How was your week? Hopefully it was pretty good and you have great weekend plans. With that said, enjoy this week’s edition of Five for Friday and catch you on Monday. Is Barack Obama losing his social media touch? In a nutshell, I would say yes. It explores the value of telling a good story.
    [Twitter] Are You Afraid of Your Own Media?
    Your newspaper is your personal blog or your Twitter feed. Access to the media has always been exciting, at least for those of us over the age of 30. Now everyone has access to media. You have your own TV station - it's called YouTube. Facebook is your version of People Magazine, and iTunes and  Cinch  are your radio stations. Your Small Business is a Media Company. You no longer have to grovel to media companies to have your message heard - now your small businesses is a media company. Now you have the power. Now you can give your side of the story?  . Are You Afraid of the Spotlight?
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2011
    [Twitter] The Right Tools for the Right Jobs
    I was teasing Brian about how he could simply/easily refer to when I last sent him a direct message via Twitter. The Many Twitters. Some people use as their primary Twitter viewing portal. For VIEWING a lot of Twitter information at the same time, you’ve gotta go with something like HootSuite or Tweetdeck or the like. For listening to Twitter, I just cook searches using [link] and export the results to an RSS feed that I throw into Google Reader to check at my leisure. Twitter vs Foursquare and the Like. Ditto Twitter into LinkedIn.
    [Twitter] How I Balance Personal and Professional Online Today
    On Twitter , I’m kind of an amalgam. To be honest, it’s an ever-changing battle for me, deciding what’s okay to post on Twitter or not. For the most part, feedback from Twitter friends has always been that they like that I’m more personable and accessible, so I try to keep it that way by not making myself just an RSS feed of marketing articles. have formed great friendships through Twitter connections over the years, so this is a bit of a gut-feel thing for me and always has been. Earlier if you count much more nerdy things. So here goes.
    [Twitter] Top ten reasons the Dodge RAM ‘God Made A Farmer’ ad was the best Superbowl spot this year
    Subscribe to  We First  on  Youtube ,  Facebook ,  Google+  and connect with me:  Twitter  |  LinkedIn  |  Facebook  |  Google+. While the ‘Best Superbowl ad’ will always be a subjective exercise, to me there was one clear winner this year and here’s ten reasons why: 1. It was memorable for three powerful reasons. First, the repetition of the phrase “So God made a farmer.” ” Second, Paul Harvey’s evocative narration. Third, stylistically it cut through its pyrotechnic competitors with stillness and gravity. It was intimate. Not hip, no gimmicks.
    [Twitter] Social Media Letting Its Hair Down
    She’s not the only one with short hair right now; take a look at your twitter feed and check out Miley Cyrus’s hair, Emma Watson’s sophisticated short cut and lots of other celebs pulling off the pixie. 'There was the Farrah, and then there was the Rachael, with lots of famous hair before, after and in between. And that was before social media. With social media being such a part of everyday lives now, as soon as a celebrity has a new hair style, it’s out there. People tweet it, Facebook it, pin it. The comments are also all there to go with the hair.
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