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  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 2010
    [Twitter] Does Your Blog Have a Long Tail | Blogging and Content Creation.
    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 Does Your Blog Have a Long Tail April 20th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Most smart bloggers try to focus on a few, key search terms in their blog content. have stumbled and twittered this for my friends. have stumbled and twittered this for my friends. So now you know
  • 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 Twitter.com 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.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 2010
    [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.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2013
    [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 BigStock.com. 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.
  • T2 SOCIAL  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2014
    [Twitter] Predictive Analytics for Data Beginners: An Introduction
    Tell us in the comments below or on Twitter ! 'Predictive analytics are on the rise in terms of popularity and importance, and for data beginners, they can be quite intimidating. Imagine a world where you could predict what would happen before it ever took place and be able to plan accordingly. It might sound like something H.G. Wells would write about, but in fact, this is the world we’re living in; this is the world of predictive analytics. Let’s start simply with a look at predictive data from the marketing side. Predictive Analytics in Marketing. Where the Two Meet.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2011
    [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.
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 2014
    [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.
  • WRITTENT BLOG  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
    [Twitter] Content Curation Tips: 6 Places to Find Content to Share on Social Media
    To inspire you to approach content in a campaign mindset, we’ve curated some brilliant ideas on how you can find the best resources on social media networks and other web hubs: Twitter. The challenge with content curation on Twitter isn’t a lack of resources, it’s setting up effective filters for finding the right articles. Create a Twitter List. While the results of automated content curation can be mixed, one of the best-known tools for Twitter is Paper.li. Searches on Pinterest operate in much the same way as Google+ or Twitter. Perform Keyword Searches.
  • 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.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 2014
    [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.
  • NOWSOURCING  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013
    [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.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011
    [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?
  • T2 SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
    [Twitter] The Steps to Managing a Social Media Crisis
    Tell us in the comments below or on Twitter ! 'We all fear the dreaded social media crisis, and it is important to have a clear cut policy in place when it comes to managing the situation. Have you ever looked at your overall social business strategy and asked yourself if you have a clear-cut set of steps to follow in the event of a social media crisis? Few brands do. No one likes to think about the devastating social media crisis but it is imperative that we do. After all, we have all seen cases of brands that have no strategy in place and what that can lead to. Assign Priority Steps.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2012
    [Twitter] 5 reasons to practice old school PR
    A 20+ year PR veteran, she was named one of Twitters’ Top 75 Badass Females and Toronto’s Top 150 Social Media Influencers. This is a guest post from Elissa Freeman. Call me old-fashioned, but I’m a traditionalist when it comes to practicing PR. There’s been much speculation over the longevity of ‘old school’ methods and how social media will eventually replace the press release, the press conference and good old ‘look’em in the eye’ relationships. Nobody reads them anymore!” Well, I’m here to tell you the press release is alive and well and useful.  Personal interaction creates trust.
  • 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 kikolani.com. 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.
  • KIKOLANI  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 2010
    [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.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2011
    [Twitter] How much time should you devote to social media?
    For example, a roofing company that sees a homeowner on Twitter complaining about a leaky roof can get their foot in the door by offering do-it-yourself suggestions or a free consultation. This is post is part of the   Institutionalizing Social Media   series. To see previous installments or to learn more about the series,   click here. One of the biggest and more oft-debated questions in the social space is how much time a company should devote to its social media efforts. The answer to this question lies on your business goals for social media and what want to get out of it.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
    [Twitter] We Should be Teaching Students How to Blog
    Posts are shared on Facebook and Twitter, and students learn to take pride in their work. 'Social media is the ultimate equalizer. It flattens hierarchy and empowers those with big ideas and hustle to get their message out to the masses. Young people today have an incredible opportunity that is the envy of many big thinkers that came before them. They have a medium in which to share their ideas and passions with the world quicker, cheaper and further reaching than ever before. They can blog. We need to teach young people how to blog. Here are a few lessons I learned from this experience.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 2012
    [Twitter] PR’s Four-Letter Word
    A 20+ year PR veteran, she was named one of Twitters’ Top 75 Badass Females and Toronto’s Top 150 Social Media Influencers. There’s nothing more powerful in the PR arsenal than the use of the embargo ( click here for a sample embargo ).  Reporters hate them. PR pros love them. It’s the ultimate tool of professional manipulation. On the one hand, it’s pretty ballsy to think anyone can control the media’s distribution of a story—especially if you’re a reporter or working the general assignment desk. And yes, it can be difficult to keep everyone quiet. 2.       Don’t cry wolf.
  • SOSHABLE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2011
    [Twitter] Have Brand Pages given Google+ New Life?
    The company announced that it was working on a business version of the platform that would essentially allow brands to have at it and approach it as they would a Facebook page, Twitter account, or LinkedIn profile. As far as the social space is concerned, Google+ just may go on to be the story of 2011. After all, it has been surrounded by more hype than we have seen in a long while. When the platform was unveiled back in June, many pundits in the tech community actually believed it could be a viable competitor to social giant Facebook. Opening the Doors. That time has come. We’ll see.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2012
    [Twitter] Memo to Social Media Pros – Social Media is NOT necessary for the C-suite
    of Fortune 500 CEOs use Twitter. You know what this is right? Earlier this week, my pal Gini Dietrich (even though she has zero skills in Draw Something , we are still cool) wrote a post showcasing social media usage by CEOs in the Fortune 500. Unsurprisingly the usage in this group was quite low: 3.8% of these CEOs are on Facebook. of them are on LinkedIn – not surprising given their role in partnerships and recruiting.8% are on Google+ – Larry Page is the leader in the clubhouse1.2% contribute to blogs. are on Pinterest. Does social media play a role in this? You betcha! Hell no.
  • SOSHABLE  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2011
    [Twitter] Three Things Digg Needs to Survive: Buzz, Buzz, and Buzz
    In a discussion with one of their VPs, we told them that integration with Twitter and Facebook AS their commenting system would be a way to bring views and potential new users to the site. However, if they were able to comment on Digg and transmit that comment onto Reddit and Twitter, and conversely attach Tweets and Shares directly into the Digg story comments, they would have something unique and extremely intriguing. No, Digg is not dead. Not yet. Not yet. That’s it. Shock Us. Stagnation in the press is the key to failure for sites that are on a popularity slide.  Create.
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2010
    [Twitter] Twisted Sisters
    So whether Tweetheart or Twitter Queen , a woman by choice or chance—let them all be. blog comments powered by Disqus Search Brass Tacks About the Authors Amber Naslund Amber Naslund (@ambercadabra on Twitter) is a communications and business strategist and the Director of Community for Radian6. McMahon Tamsen McMahon (@tamadear on Twitter) is a communications and branding strategist who consults, writes, and speaks in service of helping people and organizations make change happen. have boobs. Which did you notice first? Which matters more? But you know what? Let them.
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2010
    [Twitter] The Top 15 Stories on LouisGray.com in 2010
    How to Bring Your Google Buzz Entries to Twitter February 11, 2010 With Google Buzz just having launched under much visibility, many folks wanted to make their Buzz posts synchronize with other services. In the interest of getting more signal and less noise, I dramatically reduced the number of connections I had on both Facebook and Twitter, and even started trimming Google Reader feeds. From a quick visit to Google Analytics, it seems my move from iPhone to Android gained the most attention, by far, as did discussion of Apple, Google, Facebook and social media strategies.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2013
    [Twitter] 5 Social Networks For Your Small Business To Experiment With
    We all know that  Facebook  and  Twitter  are the cat’s meow when it comes to social networks. This post originally ran on Vistaprint’s Small Business Blog. . Both networks boast a plethora of users, and most of our customers have an account on one of the two networks. Chances are that you’ve already built out a presence one both of these networks. While there is no question that these networks hold tremendous power, they should not be the end all, be all for your business. Below are five that you should give a quick look to. Google+. YouTube. Instagram. Myspace. Image: GapingVoid.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2012
    [Twitter] Can PR prevent white collar crime?
    A 20+ year PR veteran, she was named one of Twitters’ Top 75 Badass Females and Toronto’s Top 150 Social Media Influencers. This is a guest post from Elissa Freeman. Should PR pros take white collar crime more seriously when developing crisis communications plans?  Have we been failing our clients by not doing a better job of warning them upfront of the potential reputational hit resulting from knowingly breaking the law? The usual formula goes something like this: Company X does wrong. Company X picks up the phone, calls their PR agency and cries, “Help! Now what?”.
  • ENGAGE  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 2012
    [Twitter] 7 Easy Steps to Increase Website Engagement
    Twitter buttons alone can  increase sharing sevenfold. Suppose you visited a website named Girl with a Pearl Earring , thinking it was for the book or movie and found a blog about a girl and her jewelry. How long would you stay? Your answer would probably be, “Hmmm, not very long.” And because of this, the site would have a high bounce rate and overall low engagement. Well, let’s assume your website’s name does the content justice and that you’ve already created great content. Generating engagement isn’t always easy. What can you do to make this magical process occur? Image: Nieve44 ].
  • DIVA MARKETING BLOG  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2009
    [Twitter] Friday Fun: Top 13 Reasons to Halloween "Toilet Paper" A Social Media Strategy
    The trick is on the Twitter automatic followers. Friday Fun is Diva Marketing's virtual happy hour from cosmos to Jack to lemonade. waiting for the weekend 'playground' time to be sophisticated-silly. Or sometimes just plain silly. In the spirit of David Letterman's Top Ten. zillion landing page blogs are pretending to be social media. take off the mask and you find a search strategy built on a blog platform 12. comment that lists a company name instead of a person is likely looking for link treats not a relationship. no one cares about you - BOO! have few friends to play with or 2.
  • LAUREL PAPWORTH  |  MONDAY, JULY 9, 2012
    [Twitter] Facebook Ad Social Media Fail – I’m An Idiot.
    Just to show I don’t always do the right thing in social media *coughs* have  a look at the analytics of Page Reach – I was advertising a 3 Day Intensive Advanced Course on Social Media: Facebook and Twitter etc. What happens when you get your creative WRONG in a Facebook Social Ad? Here come the 13 year olds! FYI I’m an idiot. . Oh this is hilarious. Somehow managed to trigger the attention of 13 to 17 year olds. Gee I wonder what could possibly have done that? Community Crew Logo. Hmm yep, I guess that would do it. just have to find other images as well I guess.
  • GREG VERDINO  |  MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2009
    [Twitter] Greg Verdino: 5 ways every marketer can have a "dancing man moment"
    Greg Verdino Marketing, Media, Technology & Trends Home About Me Book Me to Speak microMARKETING Journal On Twitter On Flickr Personal Blog Verdino Bytes My Company « Bits, bytes, posterous, punk | Main | Coopetwition gives two soda giants bubbly feelings » 5 ways every marketer can have a "dancing man moment" Last night, social media serendipity led me to a video of a man dancing at an outdoor music festival. Word of Mouth Workplace Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Flickr Slideshare Personal Blog Verdino Bytes Gremanda Powered, Inc. You will be after Aug 12. microMARKETING
  • KIKOLANI  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2011
    [Twitter] How to Win a Blogging Contest
    When you think about promoting your post like that, then it feels good to share it on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, StumbleUpon, niche networks, forums, blog comments, in other guest posts, email signatures, and simply wherever you can fit it in! Have you ever wanted to make $500+ off of one blog post? Chances are you will not find a writing gig out there which will offer to pay you that much per post. But you can make that kind of money if you enter a blogging contest. What Are Blogging Contests. Link to sponsors on your own blog when your contest post goes live. Related Posts.
  • DIVA MARKETING BLOG  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2009
    [Twitter] Atlanta Women In Social Media Marketing - 6
    My favorite social media tactic is - I utilize Twitter more than other social media sites due to the immediacy. It’s often been said we live in a microwave world and Twitter helps amplify the cliché. My students are encouraged to engage these guest speakers on Twitter, PROpenMic, or through their blog or website. This is a continuing series highlighting some of the fabulous women in the metro Atlanta area who are working in social media marketing. These divas include women from both the client and the agency side. Who are the Atlanta Women In Social Media? Confidence.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, 2010
    [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!!!
  • ACIDLABS  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2009
    [Twitter] It's not extra time, it's a shift in time
    Contact acidlabs By emailing hello@acidlabs.org By calling +61 2 61003002 (Australia) +1 415 2873371 (US) +44 20 81338502 (UK) Online on LinkedIn on Facebook on Twitter as @acidlabs for announcements Stephen Collins is on LinkedIn on Facebook on Twitter as @trib Speaking events Where and When Published Original content is for non-commercial use under Creative Commons except where otherwise noted. Home Work How acidlabs works Meet Workshops Speaking Past speaking For conference and meeting planners Press Clients Tumble Subscribe acidlabs Conversation. Collaboration. Community.
  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2010
    [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? 
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2009
    [Twitter] New “Shift Happens (Did You Know?)” video shows the “shift” is to social media
    The new video covers such things as Dell selling $3 million dollars worth of computers on Twitter to Wikipedia being in 200 countries.  Karl Fisch and Scott McLeod are globally recognized and applauded for their “Shift Happens (Did You Know?)&# video series.  An updated 4.0 version was released on September 14, 2009 (see video below).  I’m a big fan of these videos and this latest one has some great graphical treatments (XPLANE) and as we’ve come to expect,  some very salient information.  Some interesting information about the video can be found at The Fischbowl.
  • MINDYMCADAMS.COM  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2010
    [Twitter] ‘Curation,’ and journalists as curators
    In the Mumbai story, GroundReport curated — or organized and facilitated — people, finding Twitterers in Mumbai … to report and write ( Dec. Editors should master what I consider to be some essential tools of online curation: Social bookmarking sites like Delicious, Twitter as a research tool, Yahoo Pipes for aggregation. October 6, 2010 at 1:38 pm Leave a Reply Search all entries in this blog back to December 2005 Follow Me on Twitter > See my tweets @macloo Translate Choose your language Subscribe What is RSS (subscription)? 2, 2008 ). How old is it?
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2010
    [Twitter] Do You Know What You Really Want?
    If you would like to interview me for a story or invite me to speak at a conference , please e-mail me at gauravonomics@gmail.com , call me at +91-9999856940, or connect with me on Twitter. Most of us don’t know what we really want. We might think we do, but we don’t. Not really. The problem is that we can’t get what we want if we don’t know what we want. Speaking for myself, I feel that I can do anything I want, get anything I want, if I know what it is that I want. usually know. But, sometimes, I don’t. Let me tell you the story of how I made that list.
  • 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?
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2012
    [Twitter] Why your small business SHOULD care about social media
    million Twitter users ( Media Bistro ). This post originally ran on Vistaprint’s Small Business Blog. We’ve talked a lot about engagement on Facebook with best practices for using Facebook for your small business. While we think there was some great content in there (hopefully, you agree), we have gotten some feedback asking if investing time on social media sites (including Facebook ) is worth it for micro and small business owners. This is a very valid question, so we wanted to answer it with this post. They are the drivers that keep you in business.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012
    [Twitter] Social Media Gets a Kick at Super Bowl XLVI
    Reports indicate a group of social media strategists, analysts and tech lovers will oversee the digital fan chatter through Facebook, Twitter and various other social media tools while residing in a nearly 3,000-square-foot venue downtown. As some social media experts have said, not providing a response to Twitter in 2012 is like letting the phone ring continuously in decades past. When the New England Patriots and New York Giants kick off Super Bowl XLVI in the early evening hours (locally) of Feb. in Indianapolis, you can bet it is going to be one social event.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010
    [Twitter] The 5 Foundations of Social Media Success that No One Talks About
    Or that networking platforms like Twitter are a communication tool—not a marketing tactic. She is passionate about helping people make their own path in work and life and can be found on Twitter most days ( @clarelancaster ). This guest post is by Clare Lancaster, of WomenInBusiness.com.au. As I was sitting down to write my first social media column for ProBlogger I was thinking about the best place to start. Should I do a run through of the basics or jump right into reporting on my latest experiment? The rave, by leocub. could talk about the things we’ve all heard before.
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2011
    [Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Scared Kitty
    awesome Twitter content curation tips inspired by Paper.li – want to be the ultimate content curator in your niche? This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing. 10 productivity tips for writers – learn how to boost your writing quantity while not sacraficing quality. Business / Career. Tweet.
  • JACOB MORGAN  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2013
    [Twitter] Every Employee is Now a Buyer of Collaboration Software
    Thanks to cloud based solutions, deploying software within organizations today isn’t that much more complicated then setting up a Twitter account, Facebook page, or buying something from Amazon. 'Remember when the traditional model of selling software to a company meant that you had to go through either IT or a business unit leader? Yep, those days are over. Thanks to cloud based solutions every employee is now a potential buyer of collaboration software. I think the tipping point has finally been reached. This shift is mainly happening because of three things: Low cost. Messaging.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2009
    [Twitter] Community manager as babysitter, referee and therapist
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Community manager as babysitter, referee and therapist October 11, 2009 in Community management | Tags: Community management , community manager , online communities This is another rant from the trenches. If you’re not in the mood, perhaps you should come back to this one later. probably received 25 emails last week from members of my community about the most petty issues. But tired, I am becoming. That is not my problem.
  • DIVA MARKETING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2010
    [Twitter] Interview with Mark Levy, Author of Accidental Genius
    Continue the conversation with Mark on his blog and on Twitter @ @levyinnovation. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast. ~  Lewis Carroll. Lewis Carrol would be right at home chatting with Mark Levy. have no doubt that between the two of them they would have thought of at least twenty impossible things before breakfast. So who is Mark Levy? Glad you asked. Mark Mark is the founder of Levy Innovation , a marketing strategy firm that helps entrepreneurial companies increase their fees by up to 2,000%. He’s a miracle worker.”. Good luck. freewriting.
  • DIVA MARKETING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2009
    [Twitter] Stories From Smaller Nonprofits: Isipho
      More About Isipho Web site Blog Facebook page Twitter YouTube Donation link For the greater good sites from Miranda:: Idealist Gold Star Read More Stories About Smaller Nonprofits Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus. He exists as certainly as love and generosity and devotion exist, and you know they abound and give to your life its highest beauty and joy. Francis Pharculles , The Sun There are people who play Santa year long. Many bring their talents and hearts to the important work they perform for nonprofit causes. My name is Miranda Lynch. It was really overwhelming.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGERY  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2008
    [Twitter] Stop the Posturing About Government 2.0 and Do It Already
    Had a higher up pinhead trot around a recent ABC News article about how terrorists use Twitter. Had a higher up pinhead trot around a recent ABC News article about how terrorists use Twitter. Trot out reports of all the good things that Twitter is doing. Trot out reports of all the good things that Twitter is doing. went on to add content about her book on Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, RSS sites, & some bookmarking sites. went on to add content about her book on Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, RSS sites, & some bookmarking sites. Government 2.0 Web 2.0,
  • JOEY STRAWN  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2010
    [Twitter] BarCamp 2010 Speaking Topics: You Vote
    Be sure to wear your Team Twitter T-shirts. Digg Digg This media’s about to get all sorts of social. Have you heard of BarCamp? I’ll bet you have. The more important question here is, are you going to Nashville BarCamp 2010 ? I’ll be there. actually plan on speaking. The point of BarCamp is that the speakers benefit not only themselves, but the attendees to the unconference as well. That’s why I’m taking this opportunity to post beforehand for you, faithful reader, the topics I’m considering for my speech topics. They say that nice guys finish last.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2011
    [Twitter] The Rift In Troika at Google: An Ex-Googler’s Journal
    Twitter: @varmaarun. Lets read that bombshell of a post again by the departing CEO of Google, Eric Schmidt. He says “We (Larry, Sergey and Eric) have also agreed to clarify our individual roles so there’s clear responsibility and accountability at the top of the company”. am bewildered that in 10 years of what Eric calls ‘working exceptionally closely together’ it took a 2010 holiday season for him to realize the lack of efficiency in decision making at the helm of affairs of one of the colossal enterprises of our times. Billion of the total of $28 Billion yearly revenue.
  • SOSHABLE  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2013
    [Twitter] The Importance of Brand Ambassadors
    Top 5 sportswear brands you should follow on Twitter. We’ve all heard the cliches. “Build raving fans!” ” “Word of mouth is the best form of advertising!” ” “Delight your customers!” ” These sayings would start to get really annoying if they weren’t 100% correct. As I said in part 1 of this series , it isn’t what you’re saying about your brand on social media as much as it’s about what other people say. Unfortunately, many people only talk about a brand if they have something bad to say. Related articles.
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2011
    [Twitter] My 2012 Plan: Full Home Automation, System Integration
    He's also a contributor to Hometoys.com , which I started reading the last few months, and is on Twitter at @home_integrate. Image via HomeSystemIntegration.com If you're anything like me, you've got a ton of gadgets from different sources that should talk to each other well and interoperate, but often don't. From laptops to cell phones to video game systems, TVs, stereo equipment, wireless hubs, DVRs to the more mundane home electronic systems, you probably wish things worked together a lot better - with fewer remote controls and less regimented ways of getting things done.
  • JACOB MORGAN  |  FRIDAY, MAY 21, 2010
    [Twitter] My Thoughts on the Social CRM (SCRM) Panel at Social Media Club
    Meaning, if you have customer data in a platform such as Salesforce you now get a few more buttons and widgets that pull in customer data via Twitter and Linkedin and voila you now have SCRM. roellakmaker leanda jane guy Dear Jacob Found you on Twitter. www.myfj.com If facebook is about your friends, linkedin about work and twitter about now then myfj.com is all about your favourite, things, places and people! The room was packed with around 100+ people that were all interested in Social CRM, which was great.  When I asked about how SCRM fits into E2.0 Evan_Hamilton Agreed.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2012
    [Twitter] Day 9: People of color impacting the social web – Terrance Gaines – #29DaysofDiversity
    Twitter: @BrothaTech. As we all know, February is Black History Month. It’s a month where we honor those who have made an impact on American culture for equal rights, those who have invented, those who have a helped others and those who have inspired everyone to be the best they can be, not only as a person of color but as a human. For the past two years for Black History Month, I started an online series called 28 Days Diversity where I would feature someone new everyday during the month of February for just being awesome in their own right. Website/Blog: brothatech.com.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2011
    [Twitter] Wow, That was 2011? Happy New Year… Now Let’s Change The World In 2012 #changetheworld
    Not sure what my future is going to be but the unique events & experiences I’ve had over the last 6 mths have been life changing #future #fb Tue Oct 18 01:47:46 via Twitter for iPhone Wayne Sutton waynesutton. So 2011 was the year that… January: Epic life changing skype conversation. January: My son was born (first child). March: SXSW (cofounded a startup, 2011 was special, thanks everyone!). May: Black Enterprise Conference in ATL. another great special event). April: Saw Diddy Live in Concert with @iFroggy. October: Spoke at O’Reilly Web 2.0 conference in New York.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2011
    [Twitter] Day 5: People of color impacting the social web – Clarence Wooten #28DaysofDiversity
    For day 5 , I would like to introduce to some and present to others: Clarence Wooten Twitter: @clarencewooten Website/Blog: clarencewooten.com/ Bio Coined a “serial entrepreneur&# by Entrepreneur Magazine in February 2000, Clarence has launched and operated numerous technology-based companies since founding his first, Envision Designs, while initially studying architecture as an undergraduate student in college. As we all know, February is Black History Month. Each post will include a picture, bio, two links from the selected person and this paragraph. Clarence has a B.S.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 2010
    [Twitter] Redefining Ordinary
    Back to Business and Thank You Response to Barbara Talismans Misinformed 12for12k Post Is Twitter Killing Blog Comments? Home About Me Charities 12for12k Kiva Work With Me About This Blog Disclosure Comment Policy Headway Archives Contact Me Great Blogs Redefining Ordinary August 30, 2010 14 voices share yours! Share Save Sometimes, in business, we wait for the extraordinary to appear before we make a move. We wait for that one killer application or solution that will take us from Brand X to Brand Everyone Wants a Piece Of. But what defines ordinary? Are you redefining ordinary?
  • ENGAGE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2014
    [Twitter] What the NFL Draft Can Teach Us About Content Strategy
    'When I checked my Twitter feed Friday morning, I saw the same two numbers showing up over and over again: 5'' 11¾" and 9 7/8". Set a goal for each component of each account: 1,000 Twitter followers for a growing local branch of yoga studios; 100,000 print subscribers for a quarterly restaurateur newsletter; 1 million digital readers for a healthcare company’s website. Those numbers? Johnny Manziel’s height and hand size, which meant that even though the NFL Draft is in May, the NFL Combine had already begun. Let me explain: 1. The NFL measures rigorously. So should you.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2009
    [Twitter] Announcing the Newest Social Media Prince
    He looks tired from twittering. Kirtsy Likaholix LinkedIn Mahalo Mento Mixx MyBlogLog MySpace Plurk Pownce Propeller Reddit SEOmoz Sphinn StumbleUpon Technorati Toluu Twitter Wikipedia Yahoo! Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal > Announcing the Newest Social Media Prince Announcing the Newest Social Media Prince by Tamar Weinberg on June 3, 2009 Share Many of you have asked where I’ve been over the past few months.   But in even bigger news, two weeks ago today, I gave birth to a healthy baby boy. Tamar!
  • DANNY BROWN  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 6, 2010
    [Twitter] Run Your Business Like a Cocktail Stick - Danny Brown
    This post was mentioned on Twitter by Grant Griffiths, Stacie H Connerty, mo' stash, SocialMedio, Santi Chacon and others. Back to Business and Thank You Response to Barbara Talismans Misinformed 12for12k Post Is Twitter Killing Blog Comments? Home About Me Charities 12for12k Kiva Work With Me About This Blog Disclosure Comment Policy Headway Archives Contact Me Great Blogs Run Your Business Like a Cocktail Stick August 7, 2010 12 voices share yours! Share Save Think about the humble cocktail stick. Nothing fancy – just a short, sharp piece of wood. Less is more. It’s true.
  • STAY N' ALIVE  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
    [Twitter] In the Collaborative Economy, Are Local Classifieds in Trouble?
    The principle is thus (yet very hard to explain unless you actually experience it): the trend in social media, up to this point, has been the sharing of virtual content, goods, and services through close friends and family on social networks like Facebook, Google+, and Twitter. 'I''m a big fan of my friend Jeremiah Owyang''s principle of " The Collaborative Economy." The Collaborative Economy is a new phase of this principle, where instead of only sharing online, close friends, family, and some times strangers are now using online tools to find ways to share in real life.
  • BILL HARTZER  |  THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014
    [Twitter] Apple iPhone Doesn’t Recognize New gTLD Domain Names
    'I’ve written before about how Twitter , Facebook , and even recently how Google’s Gmail were or were not recognizing the new gTLD domain names as real domain names. Now today I have discovered that Apple’s iPhone email does not recognize the new gTLDs, as well. But it’s actually even worse with Apple: they don’t recognize.biz,info, and.tv as real domain names, either! IPhone email doesn't recognize gtlds either. Amazing. pic.twitter.com/H4yivvuAe8. — Bill Hartzer (@bhartzer) May 22, 2014. billhartzer.net. billhartzer.org. billhartzer.biz.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2010
    [Twitter] Managing An Online Community | Spin Sucks
    Arment Dietrich Overview Expertise Resources Gini Dietrich News Media Center Careers Contact Follow US Facebook Linkedin RSS Feed Twitter YouTube Share Categories Communication Social Media Advertising Entrepreneur SEO Marketing Marketplace COMMUNICATION / SOCIAL MEDIA / ADVERTISING / ENTREPRENEUR / SEO / MARKETING Jul 07 2010 Managing An Online Community By Daniel Hindin | Email | Print | 40 Comments | Well, I’m three weeks into my job here as community manager of Spin Sucks. On twitter Gini posts a bowel movement and 30 people re-tweet it. Twitter Handles: My Name or a Nickname?
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2014
    [Twitter] 7 Recommended Online Resources To Overcome Writing Anxiety
    Crafting interesting content online is a bit challenging to anyone because instead of doing your work you end up browsing different social networking sites like Facebook, twitter, YouTube, and google+. 'Every content writer has their own approach in accomplishing all their writing projects. Some compose their contents weeks before the deadline while others wait for inspiration to strike them, which sometimes not a very good idea. Completing tons of articles at the same time is really daunting and it makes you go crazy. Anti-social. Penzu. This is free and it has an easy to use interface.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2014
    [Twitter] Instagram Video Ads Will Soon Play on a Smartphone Near You
    Like Facebook and Twitter, Instagram uses data based on the accounts you follow and the feedback you provide to tailor fit the ads that appear on your page. 'So we’ve had several weeks to adjust to Facebook’s video ads, which have been peppered in between our friends’ posts on our newsfeeds. By now, you’ve likely been subjected to several quick moments of autoplay footage as you scrolled through your Facebook feed. Now Instagram is turning its sights toward video ad content. The shift toward video content. Instagram, the discerning company. Who’s using videos right now?
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014
    [Twitter] Physical Fitness Industry Working Out with Social Media
    Link up to your favorites and follow them on Twitter and Facebook. 'Boutique gyms and specialized workout spots are popping up between the big name gyms; the physical fitness industry is hot. It’s not only hot for the businesses themselves, but also for those who work there. People want personal trainers, specialized fitness experts and places to go where they feel they are getting what they want and need, and what they’re paying for. Having your physical fitness life linked to social media simply benefits all. For clients. For instructors and trainers. For businesses.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 2012
    [Twitter] Project 366
    My friend Stacy Lukasavitz (you should follow her on Twitter , she’s very funny besides being very smart), wrote a note on Facebook about “Project 365.” It’s the second day of 2012. Did you have fun seeing the New Year in? Or did you mark it like any other day? Did you make any resolutions… or have they already starting paving the way to the nether world ? Whichever your approach, I hope 2012 brings good things to you and yours, and the strength to withstand the bad (because you know there are bound to be at least a few sucky moments down the road).
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2011
    [Twitter] #measurePR with Marshall Sponder (Part II)
    Last week Marshall Sponder returned to the bi-weekly #measurePR Twitter chat. As I said when I wrote up his previous “appearance,&# this is someone who eats, lives, breathes measurement, and that always makes for a good guest. In addition, with his new book out, Marshall has a pretty busy schedule, so I really appreciated him making the time to chat with us. Here are a few of the things we talked about, and what Marshall said (I’ve corrected minor typos/punctuation): On what he describes as “social spectrum&# activity: Marshall calls this “ultraviolet&# activity.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 10, 2011
    [Twitter] Weekly Roundup: Opinion, Use and Humor
    Why: while I’m really comfortable talking to people over Twitter, I pretty much suck as a Facebook Page owner. I don’t really have a theme this week for your Weekly Roundup. It’s been a busy week , both online and offline, and the entire budget debacle was also a bit concerning. But it was a good week for opinionated posts, so I’m sharing those I enjoyed the most (out of those I read, of course). And then there are a few more that are just plain old helpful… and hilarious. You enjoy some of the stuff right away, and the rest, you put away for later.
  • KIKOLANI  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2012
    [Twitter] How to Become Your Own Boss by Creating Your Own Wealth Online
    Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+. The following is a guest post by Patrick Meninga of Make Money With No Work. How do you become your own boss in the world of internet marketing? The key is that you have to generate consistent monthly income, enough to cover your living expenses. If you can achieve this income consistently then you can walk away from your regular day job and effectively become your own boss. So the question becomes: How do you do that? How do you generate a consistent monthly income online? Let me show you how I was able to become my own boss.
  • BILL HARTZER  |  THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2010
    [Twitter] Search Engine Marketing Job Opening: Advertising Inventory Analyst
    Twitter: [link]. ICONSTAFF has an opening for a motivated, organized and energetic Advertising Inventory Analyst. The successful candidate must be smart, energetic, organized ad operations professional. he must possess excellent problem solving and analytical skills, be detail oriented, able to multitask in a fast paced and challenging work environment. He have to be good with numbers and calculations, have an in-depth understanding of ad serving back-end and front-end systems and be a team player. The Ad Inventory Analyst is responsible for the delivery of the following critical tasks.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2011
    [Twitter] foursquare startup check-ins
    The tweet was something like this. &# I may be the only black guy (not that race matters,oh wait) or person in the world who has check-in into both foursquare SF HQ and foursquare NY HQ, Apple Inc , Twitter Inc , Facebook HQ , Gowalla HQ , Hipster HQ , Google HQ (googolplex 43), Google Ventures HQ , Envolve HQ , Yammer HQ , Path Inc , Disqus , Yobongo , 500startups , Mozilla HQ , iContact HQ and bonus BlueRun Ventures all in the past year or year and a half. I’m looking forward to seeing their progress and ideas being launched over the weekend. Just a thought. View Larger Map.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2011
    [Twitter] Motivation
    The same is almost for social networks, Twitter, Facebook and now Google Plus. flickr photo by photosnortheast. can think of many reasons to just give up and quit. Just stop everything and so can you. You’re tired, away from your family, or to close to your family, frustrated, angry, turn on the news and everything sucks, the economy, the government is divided, wars, you name it. You almost have to separate yourself from mainstream media to stay positive. It’s not the social network problem but the users. From that corner is where you will find out what you’re made of.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2011
    [Twitter] First look at the new Yobongo commercial and screenshots to see why it could be the next big thing
    For instance I’ve seen employees from Twitter, Zynga, foodspotting, groupon, along with bloggers and entrepreneurs such as Om, Robert Scoble, Louis Gray and Andrew Hyde using Yobongo. I first wrote about Yobongo back in early January when it was seeking more beta testers quietly sparking interest from location-based geeks. lot has changes since then. Yobongo now has a new logo and is one of the most anticipated startups to open to launch for the general public to test along with being predicted as one of the breakout apps of SXSW 2011 on Quora and other news sites. Take a look.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2011
    [Twitter] Day 21: People of color impacting the social web – Henry Balanon #28DaysofDiversity
    For day 21 , I would like to introduce to some and present to others: Henry Balanon Twitter: @balanon Website/Blog: [link] Bio Henry Balanon create iPhone and iPad apps for his company Bickbot ([link] Most recently, they’ve completed an app for Stryker ([link] a Fortune-500 medical technology company. As we all know, February is Black History Month. Last year for Black History Month, I started an online series called 28 Days Diversity where I would feature someone new everyday during the month of February for just being awesome in their own right.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2011
    [Twitter] Day 20: People of color impacting the social web – The Mamalaw Media Group #28DaysofDiversity
    For day 20 , I would like to introduce to some and present to others: Mamalaw Media Group Twitter: @mamalawgrp Website/Blog: [link] Bio MamaLaw Media Group (MMG) is  the parent company of the  Blogalicious Weekend Conferences ,  The b-Link Marketing Network, My Blogalicious.com and  Mamalaw , the blog.  As we all know, February is Black History Month. Last year for Black History Month, I started an online series called 28 Days Diversity where I would feature someone new everyday during the month of February for just being awesome in their own right.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2010
    [Twitter] How to find a free QR Code Reader for the iPhone, Android, Nokia, Palm, Windows Mobile & Blackberry mobile phones
    If you have any questions during the scavenger hunt we’ll be monitoring Twitter most of the day so feel free to send a tweet to @TriOut if needed. Last week we announced the first ever NC State Fair location-based scavenger hunt powered by TriOut that will take place on Thursday, October 14 from 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. To navigate the scavenger hunt we have placed eight QR Codes around the NC State Fair that you will need to scan with a QR Codes Reader for clues. Once you start the scavenger hunt look for the QR Code signs around the NC State Fair like the one below to scan. nigma.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2014
    [Twitter] Not on Instagram? Your Blog Could be Missing Out
    Instagram says users spend three times as long on Instagram as they do on Pinterest and twice as long as on Twitter. See evidence on Instagram  here , on Facebook  here , and twitter  @veggie_mama. 'This post is from ProBlogger Team member Stacey Roberts. You could be forgiven for thinking Instagram is just for celebrity selfies and sharing pictures of what you ate for lunch. And while that’s exactly what Instagram is, it’s also so much more. So many of us are visual creatures, and we love pretty pictures. And because it takes one tap to engage – people are more likely to.
  • FEVER BEE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2014
    [Twitter] Amplify Existing Symbols, Don't Create New Ones
    This is why hashtags like #pepsitothemaxi never take off on twitter. 'Symbols help unite groups. Online or offline, we share the same symbols as the groups we belong to.    Symbols is any idea, image, expression, or entity which has a unique meaning to insiders. Outsiders might not understand it, but insiders do. The quantity and depth of connection with the symbol, the more we participate.    But it's hard to introduce new symbols. It  It feels fake. You need to identify existing, unknown, symbols and amplify them to a broader group.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2011
    [Twitter] The Super Hero Myth
    They also supported directly not he AARP Facebook page and the Create the Good Twitter handle. Razoo’s community manager Ifdy Perez did a fantastic job on Twitter , and also cultivating blogger attendance. We like to believe that one person can save the world, win a project, and deliver the lights out performance that will change everything. No culture believes in super heroes quite like America does, and that includes our marketing. Just consider the strong man image of the Marlboro Man. Heck, even the Old Spice guy is a play off this dream of one super hero. They are.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2011
    [Twitter] The Mounting Challenges of an Established Social Content Market
    Popularity driven algorithm sourced content exists on almost every social networking site with a significant user base, from Facebook and Twitter to Delicious and YouTube. This requires intense network development, interaction and hot content… Much more so than the open era of blogging’s initial days or even the first couple years of Twitter and Facebook’s market availability. Image by Randy Pertiet. When blogging was new, anyone with vertical subject matter expertise could create their own site and become a success. Great content is not enough. Content Farming.
  • SIMON MAINWARING  |  MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2011
    [Twitter] Network for Good: Providing digital and social tools for tsunami relief
    You can also follow Network for Good on twitter here and Katya here for updates on the relief efforts. www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAf4507-cA0. hAf4507-cA0. SM: Hi I’m Simon Mainwaring and I’m here with Katya Andresen , who is the COO of Network For Good. She is doing a wonderful outreach on behalf of the victims of the Tsunami in Japan. Tell us about what NFG is doing in a fundraising capacity. KA: Network for Good makes it easy to give to any of the charities that are providing relief for the victims of the Japanese quake and Tsunami. Exactly where will their money go? Thanks so much.
  • DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2010
    [Twitter] This weeks #SocialMedia Tweetchat Topic: Fear Factor: Understanding the Value of Adding Social Media to the Mix
    The twitter based chat will take place on Tuesday 02/02/2010 at noon EST.  To participate follow #sm45 on your favorite Twitter client or on our live site. Fear, Uncertainty & Doubt ) is typically used by sales and marketing types to position themselves against competitors.  IBM used to be renown for using this tactic and now it’s being used in a different way.  Executives are turning FUD around and using it on their own organizations with regards to the use of social media.  This reluctance by executives is being translated by many to simply infer that they are scared.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012
    [Twitter] The Matt Lauer #Fail…And the Anne Hathaway #PR win…
    A 20+ year PR veteran, she was named one of Twitters’ Top 75 Badass Females and Toronto’s Top 150 Social Media Influencers. This is a guest post from Elissa Freeman. . It was the crotch shot heard around the world. By now many of us have been exposed to Anne Hathaway’s private parts. Not a great moment for any starlet. And certainly one of the lowest points in Matt Lauer’s journalistic career. In an interview ostensibly about the opening of Les Miserables , the long-time Today Show host took the opportunity to open with the question: Matt Lauer: Anne Hathaway, good morning.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2012
    [Twitter] Gilda’s Club: What went wrong?
    A 20+ year PR veteran, she was named one of Twitters’ Top 75 Badass Females and Toronto’s Top 150 Social Media Influencers. This is a guest post from  Elissa Freeman. public outcry over the removal of Gilda Radner’s name from the iconic cancer support group has turned into a public relations and branding case study of ‘what not to do.’. When a local United States affiliate of Gilda’s Club decided to ‘freshen up’ their name in an effort to appeal to younger cancer patients, thus eliminating the ‘Gilda’ from Gilda’s Club, a social media maelstrom ensued. People were mad, shocked and sad.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 2012
    [Twitter] How to Use Memes to Create Social Media Engagement
    Share your favorite memes in the comment section, on  Twitter : Facebook at  Awareness, Inc.,  With the rapid proliferation of social media and social media channels, there’s been an equally as rapid growth in the creation of memes. While memes — highly viral niche content with fast burnout rates — have existed for some time, they are currently the internet’s favorite phenomena. meme is,  by definition , a cultural element passed from person to person. There are even resources like  Know Your Meme  if you need to catch up on today’s hottest memes. It has over 6 million views. Mike Lewis.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2010
    [Twitter] Something New for Social Media News Junkies
    Even though I’m not a huge twitter, Facebook, and FourSquare “How to” guy, it’s nice to know that I can easily get the best the Web has to offer with just one click. I need two things to run Pushing Social: Time and Unique Information.  Time is precious and scarce.  Unfortunately, unique information is just as rare.  But, I just got a tremendous leg-up. Take a moment to pop by Social Media Informer , to see my latest ace in the hole resource.  Like Social Media Today, Social Media informer aggregates posts from bloggers across the social media space.  This suits me just fine. Even me.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA CITIZENS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2010
    [Twitter] TFM&A starts tomorrow
    If you can not attend but you still want to follow the event live, you can do it here: Follow me on Twitter – @iGiedrius Follow TFM&A social media mashup – [link] Follow TFM&A on Twitter – @tfma_event , #tfma Previous Entry: Brand influence vs Consumer influence – Who will win the fight? smcitizens ] — October 8th via Twitter Comments ?????? Well it’s the week of Technology For Marketing & Advertising – the event you simply can not miss if you work in Marketing or Advertising. Next Entry TOP 15 Augmented Reality Blogs SMC QUOTE “.As
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2010
    [Twitter] A Virtual Assistant’s Eleven Secrets to Inbox Heaven
    Or set up a rule so all your Twitter/Facebook/LinkedIn notifications are redirected to separate folders for checking later. image: flickr.com/Tim Morgan. Finding it difficult to keep your email inbox under control? Here are eleven of the best productivity tips for managing your emails. Schedule time to tackle your inbox daily and group all your email tasks together: reading, responding, actioning, filing, deleting. Once or twice in the morning and again in the afternoon. Action your emails immediately to keep your inbox at zero or as clear as possible. queries.
  • KIKOLANI  |  MONDAY, MAY 24, 2010
    [Twitter] Income Blogging Guide Course Review
    You can connect with him on Twitter or contact him on his website. You can connect with him on Twitter or contact him on his website. I have been contacted by several people in the last few months for reviews on various hosting services and make money online products. I’ve declined many because I really don’t feel comfortable writing about something that I can’t even sample, or when I do sample it, feel that it doesn’t meet up to the expectations the sales pages’ set for it. The links to the products mentioned below, however, are affiliate links.
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 2011
    [Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & ASW Recap from 2010
    15 second Twitter SEO guide – making social media count in every way. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup and a recap of Affiliate Summit West 2010 for those going this weekend to get geared up on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing. The synergy of blogging and business – free ebook (no opt-in required) featuring 31 top posts from bloggers on blogging, social media, SEO, and more.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2013
    [Twitter] Inside Goodsnitch: An interview with Mike Siciliano
    I reached out to Goodsnitch on Twitter and heard back from Mike Siciliano, who is in charge of marketing. Visit the website here , or follow Goodsnitch on Twitter :  . 'Have you heard of Goodsnitch ? it’s a mobile app that allows users to submit feedback to businesses in a way that is very different from Yelp, TripAdvisor and other review sites. The focus is truly on the feedback. say that because with Goodsnitch, you don’t have to post your comments publicly for the world to see. At first, I found that to be a bit counter-intuitive, but then I found it intriguing.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2012
    [Twitter] 9 Elements of the Perfect Post
    Crafting a headline in the form of a tweet also ensures that your headline is short enough to be shared via Twitter. As social media has gained popularity, commenting on a blog post has expanded from the real estate directly below the post to other networks like Facebook and Twitter. Commenting systems have evolved to accommodate to this change and one of my favorites is Livefyre —it works in realtime and integrates seamlessly with Facebook or Twitter. This guest post is by Ginny Soskey of Shareaholic. perfect blog post is hard to come by. Headline. Sub-header. Multimedia.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, JULY 15, 2012
    [Twitter] You, Uncut: Using Video Bloopers to Boost Engagement
    Follow her on twitter @trendseeker and @Looqiloo. This guest post is by Carla of Looqiloo.com. love watching blooper reels at the end of movies. Sometimes they’re my favorite part of the whole experience. It’s nice to see that the multi-million dollar, polished product you just sat and watched was the product of lots of trial and error. It reminds you that actors are just people too, and yes, they sometimes get it totally wrong too! Let me share this series of my favorite bloopers from the show Friends to loosen you up and get those face muscles working. Build credibility. Be natural.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
    [Twitter] 7 Content Marketing Poop Scoops
    The site’s home page invited me to check out additional parenting resources from Pampers on YouTube and Facebook as well as a newsletter and a rewards program where Twitter followers enjoy exclusive offers. You can follow him on Twitter  @FeldmanCreative. 'I believe the most common content marketing question I field is: Barry, how do I make exciting content about (insert dull product category here)? On one hand, it’s a good question in that the marketer asking it knows dull content is deadly. But it’s a bad question too. Because it’s the wrong question. Your customers aren’t dull.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  SUNDAY, MAY 2, 2010
    [Twitter] The SRM Group Wants to Give You a Social Media Makeover - Danny Brown
    Back to Business and Thank You Response to Barbara Talismans Misinformed 12for12k Post Is Twitter Killing Blog Comments? Home About Me Charities 12for12k Kiva Work With Me About This Blog Disclosure Comment Policy Headway Archives Contact Me Great Blogs The SRM Group Wants to Give You a Social Media Makeover May 2, 2010 1 voice share yours! Share Save Yesterday saw the launch of the SRM Group, the socially responsible media company I co-founded with Troy Claus. Its aim is to do business right, with ethics over profits the thought process behind every project. Enjoy this post?
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 2013
    [Twitter] Which Company is Most Useful to You?
    Ordinarily, we could hash it out in the comments, but I’m going to use my nifty new Nestivity Twitter community to discuss #Youtility and usefulness LIVE during my session, and would love for you to participate there, too. . And thanks to Nestivity for creating an amazing tool that’s going to revolutionize Twitter community and conversation. 'Image from BigStock.com. In this hyper-competitive era, you don’t break through the clutter by shouting the loudest, you get noticed by being truly and inherently useful. million YouTube views in 18 months. big day!
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2012
    [Twitter] 5 Ways Crowdsourcing Improves Your Content Marketing
    You can follow David on Twitter at  @TDCrowdsource. As content marketing matures, marketers continue to identify appropriate channels where their investments will pay off with content that sells. Content creation remains a huge undertaking, however, and as Jay Baer puts it, the opportunity costs are significant. The drivers behind a potentially long sales cycle involves content created and distributed over a broad array of social media channels that need to be measured against business objectives. Crowdsourcing, when done properly, can play a pivotal role with your content marketing.
  • INBLURBS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011
    [Twitter] How to use social media feedback to improve customer satisfaction and revenue
    Tweet this on Twitter! =. Social media is two way communications. When you get the luck that your audience wants to communicate with you, you can expect their feedback. Do you listen to the feedback you get and how do you follow up with their feedback? When you miss the chance to follow up and eventually to dig deeper you miss great opportunities to learn more about your customer and the visibility you have with your target audience. great way to keep the water cooking is to ask open ended questions. This gives you a better picture how they become aware of you.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
    [Twitter] How To Become An Authoritative Figure Within Your Niche
    Twitter is key here, real time updates help to provide concise and informative information, complimented by a clear profile with backlinks to a well informed blog or website. People interested in your particular niche may be spread all around the internet, on blogs, on twitter even Reddit or Facebook, so don’t forget to have an online presence in places that people talk about your niche. 'When trying to become an authoritative figure within your niche, people will turn to you for information and advice. First on the scene. Quality not quantity. An authoritative niche figure.
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