CONVINCE & CONVERT | FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013
[Twitter] How to Leverage a Community of Passionate Fans
She was mentioned on Twitter every 27 seconds during SXSWi. Jake praises Shane’s Twitter stream, claiming that you’re either going to learn or laugh if you follow him. Jake Jacobson, Garmin @jakesjournal. Jake Jacobson , Social Media Manager at Garmin , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to reveal Garmin’s Youtility-esque goals when it comes to social media and customer service, plus how Garmin has been able to educate its wide and dedicated fan base through specialized content. Please Support Our Sponsors. We couldn’t do it without them! HolySocial!
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2015
[Twitter] 3 Steps to Saving Time by Writing Social Media Updates in Batches
If you’re posting to Facebook and Twitter five times a day each, you might be writing as many as 310 brand new updates every single month – more than 75 per week. Consider these statistics: Most Twitter users don’t log on even once a day (and 40% log on less than once a week ). This is a guest contribution from Tom Van Buren. Scheduling updates in advance solves a number of social media’s most frustrating problems. It gives your routine newfound flexibility, and it can even make you a better blogger. Think about more than just your own traffic. General
WEB METRICS GURU | SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
[Twitter] Web Journal and New Tools – Sept 15th – 23rd 2012
Social Network Demographics: Pew Study Shows Who Uses Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest & Others – Pew keeps on coming up with studies that are interesting (though I didn’t find anything particularly surprising about this one); then again, maybe we can explain All of Social Media …With Bacon. This image from Marketoonist can quite a bit of commentary last week on the 5 Types of Social Media Strategies . Analytics and Social Media. LikeAlyzer looks like an interesting and free analysis tool for Facebook pages (though it would not work, somehow, on mine). Other.
INBLURBS | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2010
[Twitter] Attract More Visitors to generate business leads
Tweet this on Twitter! Business leads from your blog promotion are very important for getting success in an online business. Besides setting up a blog, there are lots of things for which you have to concentrate. You have to do lots of research and do lots of marketing so that you can better stand your online business and get some profits. Setting up a corporate blog can give you excellent credibility and authority in your business. With the help of blog promotion, your business can achieve all that you are aiming at. Tips to drive traffic and generate business leads. Improve Blog Design.
INBLURBS | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2010
[Twitter] Write Whitepapers to Capture Leads
Tweet this on Twitter! Write Whitepapers to Capture Leads. Online business should be ready for competition from competitors. Competitors may use different marketing strategies that may capture your leads. So companies should plan their marketing strategies and build an effective marketing plan to stay ahead of their competitors. One efficient marketing strategy is to write white papers and attract leads towards your landing pages. This article describes how to capture leads by crafting effective white papers. What is a White Paper? Writing a informative white paper isn’t easy.
INBLURBS | MONDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2010
[Twitter] Why to have a great Business Blog design for your Corporate Blog
Tweet this on Twitter! Why to have a great Business Blog design for your Corporate Blog. Corporate blog is essential for your website if you want to get fast online exposure. It is therefore essential for you to design your corporate blog well so as to attract most customers and business clients. Having a great business blog design that looks professional is must for you to go professional. One of the most advantageous parts of using great business blog design for your corporate blog is it attracts more traffic. It should have the ability to serve what your visitors are finding.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2013
[Twitter] You Do Not Own Your Audience
To win a copy, just find an audience acquisition method in the wild – some way that businesses are capturing emails, Facebook likes, Twitter followers, etc. They can turn off their televisions, unfollow you on Twitter and RSS feeds, unlike you on Facebook, unsubscribe from your email lists. The media is still talking about Twitter’s all-male Board of Directors , revealed earlier this month. Twitter is in the spotlight right now because of its IPO, but this really sheds light on the larger issue. Jeffrey Rohrs, author @jkrohrs. Please Support Our Sponsors.
KIKOLANI | THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011
[Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Movie of the Week
Why fans stop liking and following you on Facebook and Twitter – if you’ve noticed a drop in fans / followers, you might want to take a look at these 10 reasons people will stop connecting with you on each site. 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. Making Money Online / Online Business.
DANNY BROWN | MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2010
[Twitter] Mining for Gold in Blog Comments
This post was mentioned on Twitter by Social Media Guide, Ed Borasky, mo' stash, nancyrubin, SocialMedio 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 Mining for Gold in Blog Comments August 2, 2010 26 voices share yours! Share 1 save Two blog posts caught my eye today. Think about it – why do you blog (either personally or as a business)? Others?
SOCIALNOMICS | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2015
[Twitter] 4 Reasons Your Ecommerce Strategy Is Failing
Consider putting up advertisements on relevant websites that will attract the audience you are looking for, try promoting your business through Twitter or other social networks, or go with Google which is also great at targeting particular segments of the population. 2. Just like in the “real world” of brick and mortar businesses, most online businesses selling goods and services have either failed already or are just struggling to keep up. There are many reasons for this, and just about all of them can be fixed with a little time and effort or the willingness to pay someone to help you.
FRESHNETWORKS | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2010
[Twitter] Niche communities and the future of social media in financial services
The Young and Free Alberta community uses blogs, forums, YouTube , Twitter and Facebook to encourage discussion. A few weeks ago we held a senior executive round table event in order to debate the future role of social media in financial services. One of the key topics that we discussed was the rise of niche online communities and how this will impact financial services brands in the future. The current situation. Over the last few years there has been a rise in financial services communities that are on the long tail. What does the future hold? decrease in corporate communities.
INBLURBS | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2011
[Twitter] One simple reason why you should do Inbound marketing – PROFIT
Tweet this on Twitter! In the past five years the inbound marketing – Internet marketing strategy has emerged and grown his popularity through its massive and convincing results. What’s Inbound marketing? Inbound marketing is the marketing strategy that focuses on getting found by customers. With Inbound marketing businesses EARN their way to the customer, by publishing helpful information on a blog, in social media and forums. This gives you the opportunity to create customer tailored and demanded products and services for your audience. Stand out of your competition. C.
ENGAGING BRAND | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2012
[Twitter] What to do when business is slow
Firstly social media is not a quick fix , if you want to promote an event then setting a twitter feed up with 3 days to go is a recipe for disaster! To read blog posts it would be easy to believe that making money online is easy, that all business and management is easy and that there is no business problem that cannot be solved in 5 easy steps! But business isn't like that.business is the ultimate rollercoaster and this week I am going to blog some articles about business which addresses when business ideas don't go quite according to plan! The boss is bonused on achieving them!
CONVERSTATIONS | THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2014
[Twitter] Who’s On Our Client List?
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. During the past decade, we’ve worked with over 100 different types of business owners and operators. The list grows because new types of businesses are created all the time. We’ve learned that no two businesses are alike, not even if they are in the same industry in the same town. Maybe they’re in different phases of business or their intended audience is different. No two outfits are the same. When our customers succeed, it is by their own hard work and flexibility towards change. Food Producers. Associations.
SOCIALNOMICS | MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2014
[Twitter] Social Media’s Rise from College Outsider to Campus All Star
During a 2009 leadership conference, I conducted a session about social media. Memories still swirl in my mind from my audience’s warnings about the inability to control student postings, the abundance of policy questions, and most of all, the deeply seeded fear of how social media’s very existence would disrupt college life. Fear of the Unknown. Even more troubling for the attendees that day than the unknown elements of social media, were cases such as Murakowski vs. University of Delaware in which a student was suspended for posting violent & sexually graphic materials.
CONVERSTATIONS | SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2014
[Twitter] Week in Review: Posts and Podcasts September 21 – 27, 2014
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. Week in Review September 21 – September 27: Posts and Podcasts from ConverStations and SmallBiz Tracks Daily Podcasts The repurposing of content to reach new audiences and extend the shelf life of your efforts is something we always coach. One way to do this is by combining your blog posts or other content into a week in review on SlideShare. SBTD 75: What is Freemium? SBTD 76: Do I Need a Coach for My Business? You just finished reading Week in Review: Posts and Podcasts September 21 – 27, 2014 ! Brain Stew Whistle Stop
CONVERSTATIONS | SUNDAY, JULY 27, 2014
[Twitter] Week in Review July 20 – 26, 2014: Posts and Podcasts
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. Week in Review July 20 - 26: Posts and Podcasts from ConverStations and SmallBiz Tracks Daily Podcasts. The repurposing of content to reach new audiences and extend the shelf life of your efforts is something we always coach. One way to do this is by combining your blog posts or other content into a week in review on SlideShare. You can catch a complete review, in addition to top links to give your small business a L.I.F.T by subscribing to Whistle Stops Weekly email newsletter. Your Face is a Conversation Station.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2014
[Twitter] Why Content Marketers Need Better Statistics
You can also find her on Twitter and Google+. Image via BigStockPhoto.com. One recent morning, a client got in touch and asked me to find a widely cited statistic that supports the use of behavioral job interview techniques. The client needed to show that behavioral interviews resulted in lower overall hiring costs, lower turnover rates, or increased productivity. They needed the statistic within two hours for use in an important piece of long form content. didn’t have access to any paid research resources like JSTOR or a real library. just had the internet. Sounds easy right? Wrong.
WRITTENT BLOG | TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2013
[Twitter] 13 Not-So-Scary Ways to Become a Master at Blog Commenting
Blog commenting can leave a bigger impression on another writer than just sharing their article on Twitter or Google+. Every content marketing strategy should involve a plan for blog commenting. It’s entirely too easy to get stuck in a comfort zone of creating content , while keeping up on other blogs in your niche via RSS feeds or email subscription. However, taking the time to leave comments really matters, and it’s an integral part of your content promotion strategy whether you realize it or not. Over 2 million blog posts are published every 24 hours. Setting Reasonable Expectations.
SOCIALNOMICS | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2013
[Twitter] Internet vs. Television: Which Is the Second Screen?
Social media comes in a variety of different forms, from Facebook to Twitter to Tumblr and beyond. If you haven’t already, create Facebook and Twitter accounts for your blogs. Do you spend more time in front of the TV or in front of the computer screen? Just a few years ago, the answer probably would have been the television. But with a growing global online population, the Internet is gradually replacing television in the lives of modern individuals. Why Is the Internet a preferred medium for entertainment? How are Internet users watching TV? Flexibility. They can send emails.
INBLURBS | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2010
[Twitter] How to get more Sales and Customers with Inbound Marketing
Social media networking sites like Twitter, myspace etc are the places where you can find the people from various countries hence social media helps your business find the customers from all over the World. Tweet this on Twitter! Inbound Marketing is the new strategy of marketing through Internet. Inbound marketing gives qualitative leads with using very little resources in terms of money, time, human resources and it is much more easier than outbound marketing which needs more resources and time. Simple tips to increase sales and customers through Inbound marketing.
SOCIALNOMICS | THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2015
[Twitter] Elderly Finding Using Social Media is Healthy
Twitter – Twitter may seem for the younger crowd, but it’s an excellent place to find great information. Whether it’s for different views on a particular subject or the latest breakthroughs, twitter offers expert advice on anything you want to know about. Often we think about social media in a context where middle schoolers are posting their latest Starbucks drink or 20 somethings are tweeting about where they’re going that night. But social media has a vast array of uses, and one that is quite beneficial is for seniors in the realm of healthcare.
SOCIALNOMICS | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2015
[Twitter] Ice Cream Makers Scooping Up Social Media
Ice cream sales are double-scooping through the roof and it’s all thanks to manufacturers’ marketing efforts on sites like Facebook and Twitter. Likewise, Breyers, Cold Stone, and Carvel are taking to Twitter to put their scoops on display. Dreyer’s uses Facebook to promote its CheckPoints coupon app that saves hungry social media follower’s money on their in-store ice cream purchases. • Ben & Jerry’s – The king of ice cream combinations is turning to its Facebook and Twitter followers to create new flavors. consumes more than 1.5
SOSHABLE | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2013
[Twitter] Trackable vs Verifiable: The Social Media Conundrum
On Facebook and Twitter, getting into their community is only loosely associated with them liking or following you. “ROI” and “KPI” are the longest sustained buzzwords in the world of marketing. They’ve been around forever and while they might fade for a short period of time from the talking points in sales presentations and blog posts, they always bounce back up with a vengeance. We’re on the high-buzz portion of the cycle right now and more people are asking again, “How can I track my social media ROI? What are the KPIs in social media?”
DANNY BROWN | THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 2010
[Twitter] Back to Business and Thank You
Will try and catchup with you on twitter soon (or as soon as Im back from the home country, gotta go see the wee lads Granny before she snds out the lads looking for us!) 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 Back to Business and Thank You April 22, 2010 138 voices share yours! will be responding to the emails and calls more personally soon. Enjoy this post? swear!
ARI HERZOG | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2011
[Twitter] Fight U.S. Government Internet Censorship
If you want to protect free speech and innovation, and keep services open with names such as Twitter and Facebook, you need to ask your elected officials in Washington to oppose the PIPA and SOPA bills. The video above discusses the U.S. Senate version of the PROTECT IP Act , but the House bill, the Stop Online Piracy Act , is worse. If passed by Congress, the government will receive new powers to block Americans’ access to websites that corporations don’t like. Think about the number of videos you record and upload to Facebook and Youtube. Thank you for reading! Media law
STEPHEN P SMITH | FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 2012
[Twitter] Social Media for Small Businesses That Don’t Have Time for Social Media
I found this little gem on Twitter the other day: Your Small Business Should Hire A Dedicated Social Media Expert. would estimate that I spend about 30 hours a week on theBizEngine blog, Twitter feed, Facebookand various other platforms in order to promote our content and have conversations around small business. Instead, look for a deep understanding. They also need to have one heck of a work ethic. Social media management is relatively easy to get started with and requires little time per post or update, but that time adds up fast. Give us a call (603) 287-1864. We can help!
BLUE FOCUS MARKETING | FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014
[Twitter] @tom_peters & @RobertHThompson “What Does ‘Social’ Mean to You?” #SocBiz #SocialMeans #SocialEmployee
The rules of engagement change depending on our relationship with a person: we tend not to talk the same way to our baristas as we do to our family, nor do we engage with our family the same way on Facebook or Twitter as we do in person in the comfort of our homes. What does the word “social” mean to you? When asked a question like this, many of us might roll our eyes at how obvious the answer seems. ” — Tom Peters (@tom_peters) April 25, 2014. Naturally, I suspected that he was right. So, using the hashtag #SocialMeans , I decided to put Peters’s claim to the test. Pacific.
SOCMED SEAN | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2011
[Twitter] Google Waves Goodbye To Wave…Should They Do The Same To Google+?
If you would like to continue using Google+, there are a number of alternative projects, including Facebook and Twitter. This morning I received a very cute email in my Inbox from Google. This is what it said: Dear Wavers, More than a year ago, we announced that Google Wave would no longer be developed as a separate product. At the time, we committed to maintaining the site at least through to the end of 2010. Today, we are sharing the specific dates for ending this maintenance period and shutting down Wave. We encourage you to export any important data before April 30, 2012.
JEFF ESPOSITO | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2013
[Twitter] Cutting through the clutter
Twitter. Email marketing open rates are dipping and on a site like Twitter only 25 percent of your followers will see what you Tweet out. Our lives are filled with clutter. Email. Facebook. While all are great, they contribute to the clutter that we see. Standing out and earning and holding someone’s attention is getting harder and harder. This goes for both personal and marketing communication. We’ve all been there – tuning out our significant other because the game was on or something shiny was on the side of the road. On the business end, we all see it.
FEVER BEE | THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2011
[Twitter] Rethinking How We Hire Online Community Managers
Otherwise, magazines, in twitter conversations or outright looking for people discussing the topic and asking them for suggestions is a great way to start. We urgently need to rethink how we hire community managers. At the moment too many organizations, with little idea of what makes a great community manager, are hiring people who are either great at technology, have irrelevant community or social media experience, or have far too much free time. This is a tragedy that's sabotaging their community efforts. It's time to rethink it. This is a big mistake. Attitude.
TREY PENNINGTON | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2009
[Twitter] Presentations to Jump Start Your 2010 Planning
Home About Book Trey to Speak Let’s Connect #smBBQ Subscribe trey pennington connections, content, conversations: commerce™ Presentations to Jump Start Your 2010 Planning by trey on December 24, 2009 We’re living in an amazing time. Not only does technology enable massive data storage, it empowers everyone to be GoGivers on steriods (the good kind). If you’re looking to learn from your peers, SlideShare is a great place to start. Social Media: A So Sticky Story View more documents from Jackie Prince. Designing For Social Traction View more documents from Joshua Porter.
WISDOM LONDON | SUNDAY, AUGUST 8, 2010
[Twitter] From “mass” to “micro”: When to take online offline
But there are some factors which are tantamount to a flashing neon sign, signalling when the time is right for going offline, and for taking our communication from “mass” to “micro”: When 140 doesn’t cut it anymore: Is someone commenting regularly on your blog or engaging in discussion with you on Twitter? When you see a client engaging as a fan or ambassador for your product or service online : Online thank yous and positive comments on Twitter / Facebook, along with external blog mentions, should not be ignored. But is online engagement enough?
ENGAGE | WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2011
[Twitter] 5 Marketing Clich?s Worth Repeating (One Last Time)
Follow him on Twitter. Subscribe to feed via RSS or FOLLOW US ON TWITTER to connect. Follow him on Twitter. Follow her on Twitter. Engage Content marketing resources and insights from content marketing professionals. Home 1. Strategy 2. Creation 3. Management 4. Distribution 5. Measurement Opinion 5 Marketing Philosophies Worth Their Weight in Gold by Andrew Hanelly on May 11, 2011 I f you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times, but that doesn’t always mean the marketing mud you throw against the wall is sticking. See what I did there?) Invest in yours.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2013
[Twitter] 2 New Programs Prove the Inmates are Running the Social Media Asylum
Now, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is taking that situation to its logical conclusion by updating expected response times to their Twitter page every five minutes! KLM is serious about social media customer service, offering support 24/7 in ten languages on Twitter, Facebook and VKontakte. Image from BigStock.com. If you’re reading this, you probably had little doubt about the power of the populace – armed with social media – to profoundly impact the behavior of companies. You Gotta Fight For Your Right to Free Tacos. But then it was gone. tweet this ).
CONVINCE & CONVERT | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010
[Twitter] Digital Sharecropping – Why Most Facebook Customization is Wasted Effort
North Social has more than 20 plug and play apps to juice up your Facebook page, from a video player to a Twitter integration, and everything in between. Tweet Part 3 of a 3-Part Rant. The time, money, and overall exertion being spent on customizing Facebook fan pages is largely misspent. Just because you CAN replicate much of your corporate website functionality on Facebook, doesn’t mean you SHOULD. Your Facebook fan page is not a collectible automobile. You do not get extra brand advocacy points for fuzzy dice, pin stripes, a chrome engine, or a bitchin’ stereo.
KIKOLANI | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2010
[Twitter] 7 Reasons You Might Never Become an A-list Blogger
list bloggers don’t spend every minute of their day on Twitter or on doing things that don’t matter. This is a guest post from Onibalusi Bamidele , a young entrepreneur with a free guest blogging guide for more on how to get traffic and build your brand via guest blogging. There are different types of bloggers with various levels of success. We have the average blogger and the super-successful blogger (often called the A-list blogger). Many new bloggers think becoming an A-list blogger is all about writing content and promoting your blog. You Don’t Manage Your Time. You’re Not Focused.
DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS | FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 2010
[Twitter] Social networks are redefining what a friend or a relationship really is
This is a post where I am right but so is Brian… So yesterday I was talking via Twitter with Brian Dresher, the manager of social media at USA Today. The discussion brought on by this tweet/thought: Brian followed that thought up with mentioning that “following someone pre-Twitter meant something more akin to stalking than it did to something more related to complimentary. You got that right. There was a bit more to the conversation but here’s the point that I want to get across- and I’m fairly certain that you would agree with me. He’s right.
ARI HERZOG | FRIDAY, JANUARY 23, 2015
[Twitter] Social Networking In Your Face
Twitter enables people to “follow” you but if I randomly started following you in real life, you’d think that’s weird, right? Related Stories What You Do is Not That Important My Story About Living My Life 3 Decembers of Twitter Data. Jena Kingsley is the latest in a series of comedians to poke fun at social networking systems by forcefully interacting with people in public places and proving that our online lives are silly when taken literally. Facebook has a little-used function called a poke. You can then ignore it or poke me back. Or poke anyone else.
WEB METRICS GURU | WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2011
[Twitter] So much going on – launch of Social Media Analytics And Web Journal, July 20th to July 26th
Meanwhile, Twitter has been going through changes of it’s own and one has to wonder if Twitter will become more boring too. And Google just released a quarterly magazine on Thought Leadership … but when did Google ever do that before -whereas that’s exactly the kind of stuff Microsoft is good at putting out a lot of – same thing with IBM. Google, join the club of boring but successful large corporations. And some wax poetically about not loving or trusting Google and Google +. … Endless demands for super-granular ROI and analysis.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2013
[Twitter] 17 (mostly failed) Brand Tweets From The Oscars
Lots of companies went the pretend real-time route, creating images based on nominees and winners, and pushing them into the Twitter stream organically or via promoted Tweet. Well that didn’t take long. In the few short weeks between the Super Bowl and the Academy Awards, it seems dozens of brands (and/or their agencies) have decided to “get themselves some of that real-time marketing!” ” Here’s the deal. Unfortunately, several brands missed that mark by a mile at this year’s Oscars. Missed Opportunities. Oscars. Not in-the-moment, nor even a link.
FRESHNETWORKS | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2013
[Twitter] Friday picks: FreshMinds’ favourite data visualisations
This beautiful portrayal of the world in 140 characters was put together by Miguel Rios , Visual Insights Manager at Twitter. Every Friday we bring you the FreshMinds Friday picks – tools and hacks and ideas to help you make the most of digital technologies and to understand how they are helping brands to grow and innovate. This week we’re looking at our five favourite data visualisations: including car sharing, global oil, Tweets and 19th Century cholera deaths in London. 1. The Bright Future of Car Sharing. Global Oil Since 1965. Real Time Internet Map App.
T2 SOCIAL | TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014
[Twitter] Turning Big Data Into Smart Data
Tell us in the comments below or on Twitter ! Big data is an exciting concept and we hear a lot about it, but we need to get our data working towards achieving business goals. Big data is exciting. We hear about it everywhere we go. There are virtually limitless applications for these kinds of data, but when it comes to our businesses, we need to ensure that our own big data is working towards achieving the goals we have set for ourselves. This is the difference between your average big data, and smart data. But how exactly can we get our data working for us? So what are we to do?
LAUREL PAPWORTH | MONDAY, MAY 17, 2010
[Twitter] Facebook: Reclaim Privacy Security and Safety
Twitter: Reputation Management in Social Networks (18). Facebook keeps changing around what is private and what is public in the default settings. But the crowd is smarter than the individual company so ReclaimPrivacy have tools for you. Also a diagram on private to public social networks. What will take Facebook’s place as the most secure, most protected, most private of sharing spaces online? Somewhere you can comfortably place the photos of the grandkids running around starkers at the beach? Which is an intelligent way to do newsgathering and newsreporting if you ask me.
SOCIALNOMICS | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012
[Twitter] Politics Gets Social: 160 Jaw-Dropping Facts about the 2012 Presidential Election
We’d love to about your favorite on Twitter ! The election for the 45 th President of the United States is upon us. By and large, this election season has run as most do – with lively debates, lots of ‘fact-checking,’ and increasingly antagonistic television ads from both sides. But in one respect, this election has deviated significantly from those that came before it. This election, the candidates have been tremendously active on social media. 38% of social media users agreed that information found on social media was as impactful in making a decision as traditional media.
BILL HARTZER | TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2009
[Twitter] The 11 Types of Alexa Hot URLs and How to Get There
How You Get There – Twitter. Network with the right people on Twitter and get it retweeted. Run a Twitter social media marketing campaign. But it also can really help out if you are able to get a lot of people to Tweet it on Twitter, link to it from your popular blog, and maybe even use StumbleUpon to get traffic to it. How You Get There – You have to get your content to go hot or “popular on Digg (which is a feat in and of itself) and then you need even more of a boost: like getting a bunch of retweets on Twitter, as well. Sports News.
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012
[Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Landscapes Volume II
The Top 100 Twitter Tools of 2012 (Categorized) – A list of cool and highly useful Twitter tools, some of which you may have seen before and plenty that are sure to be new to you. 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, freelancing, 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. Still, nada.
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2013
[Twitter] Fetching Friday – 20 Marketing Links
17 Tactics for More Twitter Followers (And Two New Followerwonk Features to Help!) – Like it or not, you need to build a significant following on Twitter in order to take full advantage of the platform. 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. Blog Post Promotion is LIVE! Be sure to register now and start promoting your content effectively today! The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Content. Well, now you can, in a way that’s easier than you may think! Finally!
SPIN SUCKS | THURSDAY, JULY 29, 2010
[Twitter] A Visit from Gini Dietrich's Mom
This post was mentioned on Twitter by Gini Dietrich, Sam Broberg. TrackBack URL Leave a comment Latest Popular Tags Twitter What Bristol Palin Can Teach Us About Personal Branding The American Dream: Growing a Business Top Five Stories for Week Ending Sept. Twitter Handles: My Name or a Nickname? So, here she is, answering the question, “Did Gini always show signs of being an entrepreneur and, if yes, what did you do to instill that in her? (If you’re viewing this in Feedburner, click here to watch the video) Do you like this post? Leave a comment! HOLD ON!
ENGAGING BRAND | SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2011
[Twitter] Show 320 - Making your competitors irrelevant
If you have feedback for me on the show or topics that you would like me to cover then e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org or join me on twitter. Show 320 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. The difference between brand relevance, brand positioning and brand preference. The balance between looking at beating the competition and concentrating on the consumer. Concept of anthropological research. David Aaker, a recognized.
CONVERSTATIONS | SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2014
[Twitter] Even a Tin Star Has Multiple Points (Saturday Clips)
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. A favorite past time for a Saturday afternoon was watching the great Westerns starring John Wayne. Sometimes, you could watch two different John Wayne movies – even thought it was the same story told a different way. great double feature would be Rio Bravo (’59) and El Dorado (’66). Pretty much the same story with different casts. gunslinger, a drunken sheriff, an old deputy, and a young traveling stranger with a stately nickname. Both movies also had the same director (Howard Hawks). Click Here! Click Here!
CONVERSTATIONS | FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 2014
[Twitter] Morning Commutes in Friday Flutterings
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. “Is there anything better than Corn Flakes and Boxscores for breakfast?” ” – A memorable question from a Larry King column long ago. (I’m more of a Must C video and scrambled eggs now). … Morning commutes in San Jose, Washington DC, or Chicago might be safer than those in smaller metro areas. I’ve lived in the larger areas and the commutes come to a stand still. The ‘ Fast and Furious ‘ style of driving in Omaha is dangerous. Who’s copying it? Themed Days?
SOCIAL WAYNE | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2011
[Twitter] Day 18: People of color impacting the social web – Lauren Thomas #28DaysofDiversity
For day 16 , I would like to introduce to some and present to others: Lauren Thomas Twitter: @HelloLT Website/Blog: [link] Bio Lauren Thomas is a digital marketing strategist with a passion for connecting with people through social media, storytelling, and travel. 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.
THE WAY OF THE WEB | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2012
[Twitter] What is ‘The Way of the Web’
But as the site has grown from friends and family to thousands of people every month, I’ve been increasingly asked about the name (Although not as much as my Twitter username ). When I started blogging years ago, I had no idea that one day it would become the main public face of my business and career. If you’ve ever tried to name a website, business, book or band, you’ll identify with the problem of coming up with a name for something – until it’s established and familiar, most names just sound odd. And that’s the personal hidden joke within the name.
PROBLOGGER | SUNDAY, JANUARY 25, 2015
[Twitter] The 6 Step Online Marketing Strategy Every Small Business Should Follow in 2015
Get active on forums and discussions websites like Quora, LinkedIn groups, Twitter and any other platforms where you can talk directly to your customers. You can start by following their Twitter account and joining their blog’s mailing list. Follow him on his blog Writing My Destiny , Twitter , and Google+. This is a guest contribution from Jawad Khan. 2013 was the year when people started taking content marketing seriously. The momentum grew in 2014 and thousands of corporations, small businesses and startups invested heavily in content creation. Content Marketing.
SOSHABLE | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2011
[Twitter] Slogans that Stick: Why “Three. Words. Rule.”
” Now, look it up on Twitter. Comfortable. Jeans. Just do it! I’m lovin’ it. Simplicity has a role in marketing. It’s possibly the most important aspect of any message that a company wants to put out there. Some could make a good argument that being memorable is more important than being simple, but it’s a close call either way. Let’s take a look at why a proper 3-word slogan can say and do more than just about any other type. Frugal Complexity. This is not the most important aspect of a proper 3-word slogan, but it’s my favorite. Comfortable.
GAURAVONOMICS | SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2011
[Twitter] Marketers as Movement-Makers
Please e-mail me at email@example.com , call me at +91-9999856940, or connect with me on Twitter. Here’s a narrative I am trying to develop: 1. From Moments to Movements. The economics of entertainment have changed in a way that TV shows, video games and film franchises make most of their money not from opening weekends, but from repeat viewings. No Trust, No Relevance, No Logo. In the last year, I have done 30+ workshops with. 1000+ senior client and agency side marketers in half a dozen countries across Asia. Less than 5% of the participants mention a FMCG brand.
SOSHABLE | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2013
[Twitter] A Teen Social Network Gets Justin Bieber’s Approval… and $1.1 Million
He’s already the crown prince of Twitter. million Twitter followers, which is more than anyone else in the world (save for fellow singer Katy Perry, with whom he is effectively tied). We know that Justin Bieber loves social media. Now, he’s giving more than his 2 cents. He led a round of funding worth $1.1 million to the social network that wants to be the place for teens to express their angst. The network will be called Shots of Me but will not have a matching domain. It launches this week. He currently has 46.5 Read More: Fortune.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015
[Twitter] How to Create Online Buzz for Your Launch
You may also find influencers who have more of a presence on a particular social media website, like Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube. You’ve been working for a year or more, and the big day is here at last. Your product is finally ready to launch. Now’s the time to kick off your online marketing campaign and watch the customers roll in. You set up your hashtags, update your Facebook page, and get the message out to anyone who’ll listen. And then—nothing. What did you do wrong? The problem is that you started to market too late. Mystery and Suspense. Tweet tantalizing clues. The result?
SOCIALNOMICS | MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014
[Twitter] Smile, Get More Social
Do you follow any dental-oriented social media pages, such as Twitter or Instagram? Social media includes Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, Instagram, YouTube and all other websites that promote “sharing” of content. Are you “friends” with any dentists? little more than two-thirds of dental practices reported having a Facebook page, according to a survey conducted in 2012. With more than one billion people on Facebook alone, this is just one of many valuable tools to market your practice. Benefits of dentists using social media.
NOWSOURCING | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2011
[Twitter] Updated Google Reader Not so Great for Kindle 3
After getting my thoughts together and setting my goals for the day, I opened Google Reader to see if there were any cool articles and find out what was worth sharing on twitter. I began my morning routine as usual. I arrived at the office, found a slightly flat bottle of Root Beer I left in fridge that was still worth drinking, and then sat down at my computer. Low and behold, I discovered that Google has changed the appearance of their reader. There are no major updates this time, but it is still worth mentioning. Below is a screenshot of the home screen. Click to Enlarge. Googl
SPIN SUCKS | TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2010
[Twitter] Is Net Neutrality About to Become a Thing of the Past?
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 Aug 10 2010 Is Net Neutrality About to Become a Thing of the Past? What happens to Twitter and Facebook? Facebook Places: Location Sharing Goes Mainstream Twitter, Not An Engagement Tool, But An SEO Tool? Twitter Handles: My Name or a Nickname? Jon S.
BLOGGER XPERTISE | SUNDAY, JULY 29, 2012
[Twitter] Tip: Quick and easy instructions for adding Pinterest - Blogger Xpertise
Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. Blogger Xpertise. Blogger sites that go beyond the basic template, showing you how to make your Blogger site just as amazing. About Us. Portfolio Pieces. Blogger Tips. Hangouts on Air. Submitted Questions. Opinion Pieces. Templates. Contact Us. Follow by Email. Subscribe To. Posts. Posts. Comments. Comments. Google+ Followers. Upcoming Events. Join us for our free weekly Hangout On Air event called the Friday Request Line, providing Blogger discussion, assistance, and helpful suggestions. Loading. Post Topics. Atom/RSS feeds. Contact/submission forms.
KIKOLANI | TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2011
[Twitter] The Essential Guide to Lucrative Guest Podcasting
Then, find their contact information (usually a website or Twitter username) either on the iTunes page or by searching for them on Google. This is a guest post by Chris from The Traffic Blogger. Appearing on a podcast is exhilarating, fun and most importantly: easy. All you need is a skype connection and most podcast crews will be able to have you on their show as either a special guest or temporary cohost. Reasons to Guest Podcast. Here are five reasons why you should guest podcast! Loyal Followers. Attentive Listeners. Instant Credibility. Future Audience. Making Money. Why or why not?
ARI HERZOG | MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2012
[Twitter] How Commentluv Premium Promotes Your Blog
plugin, a trackback validation plugin (to confirm the other site allegedly linking to you is truly doing it), a DoFollow feature to tell search engines to follow readers’ links, the ability to add a Twitter field to the comment form, a feature to eliminate self pings (when you link to another link of yours and you get notified of a new trackback), and a widget sharing the top plugin users. Photo by Edumigue. Every blogger wants people to visit, read, and comment. Visiting is the easy part. Type in a URL or click a link and voila. Commenting has a stigma of being hard. the regular.
BRASS TACK THINKING | THURSDAY, JULY 1, 2010
[Twitter] Laugh At Yourself, But Take It Easy
link] Tim Jahn I love that YOU'VE written this, because although we've yet to meet in person (and we need to change that considering we're both in the same city…), the you I know from Twitter is a very fun, spunky, questioning personality. 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. Except when they’re not. Where’s the line? Sure, being arrogant isn’t pleasant. Joy Good article!
ENGAGE | FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2012
[Twitter] Social Tracking Made (Almost) Simple With Google Analytics
Here you will be able to access to the new social dashboard where you can see how much traffic is coming from social media sites, which pages are the most popular on social sites and which social plugins (Facebook “Like” button, Twitter “Tweet” button) are being used. You may be very active on Twitter but find that your readers mostly click the Facebook “Like” button. Stay informed about the relationship between your content and the social web by subscribing to the Engage blog and following TMG on Twitter. Important note: You will need play with some code to implement this.
PROBLOGGER | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2011
[Twitter] Caption Contest: Win the ProBlogger Library of eBooks!
This morning on Twitter (follow me @Problogger ) we were sharing our most embarrassing moments as bloggers and I shared the above picture which appeared in newspapers across Australia. When I shared it earlier today on Twitter the captions for it started coming in thick and fast, so I thought perhaps it’d be fun to open it up. Okay, time for a little light-hearted fun. Caption Contest! But the photo became the focus of the piece, and generated quite a few laughs. Enter up to five times to increase your chances of winning! To enter simply leave your caption in comments below.
PUSHING SOCIAL | FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 2012
[Twitter] Social Media Reading From “Resolution Week”
PS+Twitter. 3 New YouTube Changes and What They Mean For Your Business. I love the New Year. It’s awesome to see people reevaluating their lives and making goals for the New Year. I’m cheering for you to achieve everything you set out to do and much much more. guess you can say we are the cheering team for the Ambitious Blogger. Wondering if that should be the tagline? Anyways… Here’s what we’ve talked about this week. This Week on PS. Psst…The Spectacular Blog Review is Open. quietly reopened my Spectacular Blog Review Service. Social Media
SOCIALNOMICS | SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2012
[Twitter] Auto Insurers’ Taking a Ride on Social Media
By doing so, your business will come across as an authority in the car insurance business; * Turn to the social media leaders – While there are countless social media vehicles available for businesses, it only makes sense to first focus on the big ones, i.e. Facebook and Twitter. Twitter is also a great online vehicle in order to share links to auto insurance items like educational pieces, industry updates and more. You should also use Facebook, Twitter and other venues to link back to your videos, podcasts and more. Photo credit: theinsurancereviewsblog.com.
PROBLOGGER | SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2011
[Twitter] How to Make Any Good Blog Great
Then one of my Twitter friends put out a call for guest bloggers and I had a crazy idea: Maybe I should offer to guest post. You don’t need to be rich or a celebrity, heck, you don’t even need a few hundred Twitter followers. At the best they say yes, and you’ve opened a whole new realm of opportunity. I don’t care who you are, if you’ve been blogging for a few weeks or a few years, if you have 50 Twitter followers or 5,000 (or no Twitter account at all!) You can find her weekly musings on her blog Writability , follow her on Twitter , or check out her Facebook page.
KIKOLANI | MONDAY, JULY 11, 2011
[Twitter] Why I Am Attending Blog World Expo 2011 Plus a 20% Off Discount Code
Let me know so I can add you to my BWELA Twitter list! It’s that time of year again. For those who missed out on Blog World Expo in New York comes the West Coast event – Blog World Expo 2011 in Los Angeles on November 3rd – 5th. Early bird pricing is on through July 21st and you can even save an additional 20% using discount code KIKOLANI20. Why I’m Attending Blog World Expo in LA. Last year was my first Blog World, and I have to say it was a blast! Here are just some of my favorite highlights. 1. Learn from the experts. Talk to your favorite brands. Pass Type.
SOCIALNOMICS | TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2015
[Twitter] How to Generate the First Customers for our New Online Startup?
This second stage consist in taking advantage of our email box, Facebook and Twitter profile, in addition to any other media such as Whatsapp, and Line, among others. Also, if we want to know which media (facebook, twitter, whatsapp, to mention some) is generating better results, we can add another parameter with with & where we define value. At the time of starting –as also happened to us—, most of the founders of an Internet startup focus primarily on the server’s technology, database and graphic interface. It is physical work. Use personal media. Results measurement.
SPIN SUCKS | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2010
[Twitter] Scheduling Your Feedburner Delivery
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 Aug 04 2010 Scheduling Your Feedburner Delivery By Gini Dietrich | Email | Print | 3 Comments | It’s time for the video question of the week and this one comes from Abbie Fink who asks what time of day is best for scheduling your Feedburner delivery. Leave a comment!
PROBLOGGER | WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2014
[Twitter] Online Marketing: Why Email is a Richer Cousin to Social Media
Again, this applies to the two most popular platforms, Twitter and Facebook. Thanks to the deluge of people your fans follow on Twitter, your tweet gets lost before it’s noticed. You can find him on Facebook , Twitter , and G+. . This is a guest contribution from Mike Swan of Markupcloud Ltd. Let’s put it without masking – email marketing is facing challenges unbridled; not in terms of its effectiveness as an online marketing endeavor, but in a way it is being adopted and used. Emails are still much more effective than any social media platform.
LOUIS GRAY | SUNDAY, APRIL 8, 2012
[Twitter] Measuring Up at Life's Checkpoints
In the year he turned 35, Jack Dorsey held down CEO positions at both Twitter and Square. According to my blog history, I turned 30 years old five years ago. So that correspondingly means that today marked my hitting 35. When I got the somewhat congratulatory call from a high school best friend this morning, I asked what in the world could possibly be different at 35 than 34, aside from being qualified to run for president. He quickly said that when you hit 35, your back goes out. you become incontinent. so yeah, not great stuff. Bill Clinton had been governor of Arkansas for 3 years.
BLUE FOCUS MARKETING | SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2011
[Twitter] The Fifth Model “Crowdsourcing” Hits Madison Avenue + Crowdsourcing Infographic
Agency compensation models fortified with high overhead are under pressure since it isn’t easy for a large agency to monetize the creation of a Twitter background page or Facebook fan page. The Rise of Crowdsourcing 2.0: Benefits for brands and ad agencies. In the era of seismic change now occurring on Madison Avenue, ad agencies are starting to strap on an extra seat belt. There is a lot of talk about revamping traditional ad agency models, e.g., digital, hybrid, tradigital or simply, creation of the “new agency”. The “Fifth Model” Recognizes the Value of Social Media Marketing.
FIFTH GEAR ANALYTICS | THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012
[Twitter] Five Proven Ways to Improve Affinity Marketing Results
Follow Martha on Twitter or connect with her on LinkedIn. Having worked with a number of clients that market through affinity partners, SIGMA has identified a number of marketing best practices that have dramatically improved affinity marketing results. Affinity marketers may identify improvement opportunities by examining these top-performing methodologies. Targeting the Right Affinity Partners. The potential value an affinity partner provides may vary greatly from group to group. Optimize Affinity Member Targeting. Multichannel Personalized Communications. Collaboration Portals.
KIKOLANI | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2012
[Twitter] The Pixar Guide to Feel-Good Blogging
Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+. This is a guest post by David Masters. Is your blog sending out subtle signals for your readers to unsubscribe? Most top bloggers will tell you that to hold on to your readers, you must give them value. Value means the providing information they need to solve their common problems. For example, a photography blogger might write a blog post on choosing a new camera, which is a common dilemma for photographers. blog on writing might include an article on how to pitch editors so they say yes to your article proposal. Blogging
CONVERSTATIONS | TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2014
[Twitter] The Carpenter: Becoming a Craftsmen
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. Building a business takes hard work. Which emotion drives you to work so hard at building your business? Is it possible to to work so hard and craft a fulfilling life for yourself and others around you? The Carpenter by Jon Gordon is a story centered around two small business owners. One, the Founder of a startup that is struggling. Another, a Carpenter in high demand. Both men very busy in their work, begin a friendship in an unlikely way as one saves the life of the other one morning. Click Here! Enjoy and embrace this story.
CONVERSTATIONS | SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014
[Twitter] Ideas on Ideas (Saturday Clips)
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. This morning when I woke up, I had a great idea. With guests over for the long weekend, I planned on making breakfast then working to flesh out the idea. But I forgot what the idea was! So I watched a few TED talks in hopes to regenerate the idea. And now I have a whole notebook full of ideas (though I still don’t recall that first idea of the day). So I share a few of the TEDs I watched: Adam Savage – How Simple Ideas Lead to Scientific Discoveries. Can''t see the video in your RSS reader or email? Click Here!
CONVERSTATIONS | THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014
[Twitter] A Single Gold Nugget is Worth It
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. If you could skim through a book or a blog and find one gold nugget, it could be a treasure worth the time it took to find. Recently, I was listening to a replay of a webinar while doing a few other simple tasks. played it for two reasons: I had missed the live call; I was hoping to get at least one gold nugget of an idea. ended up taking two pages of scribbled notes. As I reviewed my notes a short time later, there were two items that stood out. Both items had more to do with style rather than content. Posts.”
CONVERSTATIONS | TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2014
[Twitter] Your Business – Creating Additional Income
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. Just about every business owner I’ve met is looking for ways to create additional income. For some, it’s simply a new product or additional services. Others may lean on their experiences and look to public speaking or teaching a course. As a business owner, you’re smart enough to know that so-called “get-rich-quick” tactics are most often flighty at best. While sometimes it may seem someone’s success came in an instant, it was probably preceded by long, hard work. Consider leaving a comment!
CONVERSTATIONS | FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 2014
[Twitter] Nothing to Say or Share? (Friday Flutterings)
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. Sometimes, there is nothing to say or write. So don’t. … Story tells, the great preacher Charles Spurgeon once approached the pulpit on a Sunday morning, took a deep breath and said, “The Spirit has given me nothing to say this day.” ” He turned and walked away. … Do we share article, posts, quotes and images on social networks because the piece is so worth sharing you want everyone to know about it – or are we simply trying to build likes? If it’s the latter, please share less.
CONVERSTATIONS | TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014
[Twitter] What is an API?
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. Occasionally, a question comes up about some programming or technology piece. While some questions may seem complicated, I’ve learned that in most cases, a simplified answer – one that makes meaning if possible – is what’s desired. One such question is: What is an API? First – a techy answer : An acronym (Application Programming Interface) representing a computer system or application allowing for requests to be made of it by other programs and allows for data to be exchanged. Think What is an API?
JACOB MORGAN | SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2011
[Twitter] Implementing Enterprise 2.0 at a Healthcare Organization Pt 5: Future Plans and Lessons Learned
The second is that as soon as most executives and decision makers hear the word “social” they automatically assume Twitter and Facebook. There is a big difference between Twitter and Facebook, and other collaboration platforms. This is the fifth and final post in a series on how a mid size medical association is implementing emergent collaboration strategies and technologies within its organization. Part 1 on Business Drivers, can be found here. Part 2 which covers some aspects of change management is here. Part three which looks at the roll out and technology is here.
SOCIALNOMICS | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2015
[Twitter] Entertainment and Social Media Make a Great Combo
Sure, you may not have thousands and thousands or even millions of followers on Twitter or Facebook as such high-profile entertainment companies and entertainers do, but the potential is there to grow your brand’s recognition. While Time Warner Cable has nearly 90,000 Twitter followers, your company may very well only have a fraction of that figure. When it comes to the entertainment world, the recent Oscars show in Hollywood was seen worldwide, but not just on television. Now imagine if your brand could get even one-fourth of that attention on social media.
ENGAGING BRAND | SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2013
[Twitter] Engaging Brand 427 - Guy Kawasaki talks Author, Publisher and Entrepreneur
love to hear your thoughts so email me, firstname.lastname@example.org , join me on twitter , Google+ or Facebook.love to hear your opinion and ideas. Welcome back to 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 Erica Lee who joined the Google + group. Remember the Remember the goodie bad is picked from all the people who share, like, tweet about the show to say a BIG thank you from me! Will self publishing merge with publishing eventually?
ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST | MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2009
[Twitter] Can You Build Community Around Life Streams?
What I want to focus on for a bit is the concept of building community through these life streams, or through an aggregation of life streams. I’m not sure that it’s possible. I am a big twitter user. But I also know that I miss a whole lot of it and the stuff that I miss is pretty much gone forever for me. I may go back a few hours on my twitter stream as time permits, but for the most part, I don’t. miss 85% of the happenings on Friendfeed, but since so much of it is feeds from twitter, blogs, etc… chances are I may see it somewhere else. del.icio.us
CONVINCE & CONVERT | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2011
[Twitter] Why Your Special Offer Isn’t
When every company has a Facebook page, and a Twitter account, and a blog, and a YouTube channel, and a Foursquare offer, and whatever else is coming along next, how are customers going to parse all of those invitations? Social media and its impact on business only exists because of the larger trend of customer information and consequent choice making. Did we write letters to Hertz, Avis, Enterprise, and Budget and ask them to send us brochures so we could make a more informed choice? Of course not. You’re the Exception, Not the Rule. It’s an incredible gift. Danny Brown).
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2015
[Twitter] The Delicate Art of Letting Sacred Cows Go
They interact with us on Twitter, but share our content on LinkedIn, too. Forced change is one of the hardest aspects of communications today. With consistent technological evolution and its impact on the Internet and media, change we must. Often change requires letting go of sacred cows, meaning those marketing and communications initiatives that are important to us or the company yet we know their not working. Why would a company continue efforts that produce little or no results? Still internal stakeholders feel these programs are the way business should be done. Begin with Clarity.
SMTHREE | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2010
[Twitter] Social Media and the news
Twitter provided instant updates and quotes from sources that would otherwise be unavailable. This situation comes just before the posting last week on the Journalistics blog about the Top 25 newspapers on twitter. Of all the industries that have been had their paradigm shifted by social media perhaps journalism is the leader in the clubhouse. Look at the world through eyes of an information gatherer. Google has taken the search for information from pounding the pavement to pounding the keyboard. And, for the most part, that level of access is a good thing for all of us. Please.
CREATIVE RAMBLINGS | SUNDAY, JULY 3, 2011
[Twitter] App review: Infostripe
Whether it is Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or other major networking sites, this social media maze can be very. What is Infostripe? Infostripe: Features Why you should use Infostripe Related Posts: In this day and age, information flies from every corner of the Internet. Users are literally bombarded with content at any moment of the day. Branding Reviews app review digital business card Infostripe review social networking
SOCIALFISH | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2011
[Twitter] Open Community Case Study – American Library Association
For example, a few years ago when a new registration system wasn’t working correctly, Twitter lit up with complaints. ALA Twitter feeds. This post is part of our regular series of Open Community case studies, in which intrepid association blogger and freelance writer Deirdre Reid will be digging into associations (and other kinds of organizations when relevant) who are living and breathing their open communities in the ways we describe in the book. If you have a case study to share, from the angle of any of the “big ideas” in our little book, please contact us. Datalicious.
SOCIALNOMICS | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2014
[Twitter] Social Media Loaning You Better Offers
Yes, being active on sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and others can actually be financial beneficial to you over the long haul. Hit Up Facebook and Twitter for Starters. First, go to sites like Facebook and Twitter for starters. Whether you are in search of funds to deal with a medical condition, home or car repair, to start a new business or any other circumstances where a sizable influx of cash is needed, do you know how to go about getting the right loan? To them, the loan is a bridge to get them to better financial days ahead. What Loan Works Best for You?
MINDJUMPERS | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2010
[Twitter] Facebook, Sharing, Social And Me
You can follow Tehneyat on Twitter @tehneyat. Tweet Written by Tehneyat who currently resides in London, United Kingdom from where she is blogging for Mindjumpers. Two days ago, Facebook announced how they are going to use Facebook as a platform for communication between users and franchises. Facebook is offering people deals from different places they check into (coffee shops, clothing stores, restaurants etc) by checking into Places on Facebook. This is great advertising for consumer communities on Facebook. Brilliant marketing strategy. Sharing and Location Based Services (LBS).
SOCIALNOMICS | FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 2014
[Twitter] Rental Car Agencies Drive Off Being More Social
Hertz has more than 23,000 followers on Twitter alone, not to mention how often they use Facebook. Enterprise has a great reputation for replying to questions or concerns on Facebook and Twitter, making their customer responses public. Searching for “ California auto insurance ” brings up results in sites like Twitter, that show them not just auto insurance companies, but reviews of other people who use these companies. Rental car agencies are included in this, where previously their best marketing tactics were word-of-mouth and some Internet searches.
BILL HARTZER | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2013
[Twitter] Behr Paint Now Offering SEO and Search Engine Marketing Services
There are links to the contractor’s Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+ accounts if they have those set up. Wow, that’s one headline that I thought I would NEVER write. But, apparently Behr Paint ( Behr Process Corporation ) is now offering search engine optimization and search engine marketing services to registered BehrPro professionals. Local businesses can now get their paint and their search engine optimization and search engine marketing services from the same company. – Google+ Local registration. – Paid search campaigns for Google AdWords. And, Ms.
KOKA SEXTON | MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2008
[Twitter] The StumbleUpon effect - Koka Sexton dot Com
Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS The StumbleUpon effect Getting traffic to your website can be a daunting task. If you host your own website you have several methods of getting reader attention and converting them to followers. Bringing new visitors can almost become a full time job is you decide to do go that route. There are several bloggers that do just that with the intent of getting more ad revenue through their site. The truth is, it works and people like John Chow (for lack of a better example off the top of my head) have been doing this for years.
GAURAVONOMICS | MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013
[Twitter] StoryStreamLab: MSLGROUP’s Social Curation Software
We invite you to see the conversation taking place across Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest and blogs in one place, at storystreamlab.mslgroup.com/canneslions2013. I am delighted to share that we have launched MSLGROUP ‘s proprietary social curation software StoryStreamLab at Cannes Lions 2013. helped create StoryStream — along with MSLGROUP’s crowdsourcing software People’s Lab and social analytics software Social Hive Index – with Pascal Beucler , Narendra Nag and Tushar Bajaj. StoryStreamLab: Social Curation Software by MSLGROUP from MSLGROUP.