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    [Twitter] Project Mindsets – Seasons of Change in Business
    Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. There are many small businesses who practice project mindsets, some to rhythms of clockwork and calendars. During the current season, there are plenty of small businesses deploying teams in the early hours of the morning riding snow blowers and spreading salt. In a few weeks, those same teams may see a different light of day riding lawnmowers and spreading mulch. Different seasons, different projects.  Different mindsets. Not a change of mind , a change of focus. Restaurants prepare foods to fit various day parts.
    [Twitter] Revisiting: Blog Like a Farmer
    Here are some key abilities a blogger needs to Blog Like a Farmer. F ind-ability : Use social tools such Slideshare , Twitter , Flickr , and to make your site findable. Originally Posted May 2006: I've always had great respect for farmers. They live life with a do-whatever-it-takes attitude. More than most, they understand the Law of the Harvest and the dangers of taking shortcuts. Blog Like a Farmer. In workshops and working with new bloggers, I often use this along with an acronym. For instance, at the start of your blogging season, you may need to modify your schedule.
    [Twitter] MeasurePR, the Don Bartholomew Edition Round II
    Just follow along and/or participate on Twitter (or Tweetgrid or Tweetchat) using the #measurepr hashtag. Comment as pts moderator Don Bartholomew Getting info Pending approval share On Facebook On Twitter flag Delete Hide Unhide Ban user New! removeClass(livefyre-hidden)" class="livefyre-show-comment livefyre-button"> View comment pts mod Shonali Burke Getting info Pending approval share On Facebook On Twitter flag Delete Hide Unhide Ban user New! We continued our conversation on social media and ROI. Were you inside my head when I wrote the problem with PR ?! Lets play.
    [Twitter] Social Media Is Not A Business Fantasyland - Jeff Korhan
    Jeff Korhan - New Media and Small Business Marketing Home About Me Working With Me Speaking Favorites Trends Subscribe « How Social Media is Revolutionizing the College Textbook Market | Main | How To Add The New Twitter Tweet Button to Your TypePad Blog » August 11, 2010 Social Media Is Not A Business Fantasyland What is true in your life and day-to-day business activities also holds true for your social media environment.    Yet, for some reason some people have expectations that border on fantasy, and they encourage you to come along for the ride.
    [Twitter] Is Quora the Next Social Media Star?
    Honestly, I have not seen so many social media experts flock to a social media web site since all of my social media and search engine marketing buddies flocked to Twitter. Recently, I have had an influx of Quora friend requests in my inbox. So, I started my quest to find out exactly if is the next social media web site to go mainstream. When I first went to to check it out in order to write about Quora, I was not quite sure what I was looking at. Not much else to let you know what the site is about. After you sign up for an account, things are still kept very basic.
    [Twitter] Brumby’s Bakeries and Negative Criticism in Social Media COI
    The backlash was enormous on social media sites such as Twitter, on Facebook and so on. How a Facebook page might save a company in Brand disgrace! Brumbys told franchisees to blame carbon tax and hike up fees. Now Brumbys are using Facebook to apologise and ask for leniency and the franchisees are using it to explain and fight back. Uhoh Deane Priest told 300 franchisees to “blame the carbon tax” while hiking bread prices. They are now facing up to a $1 million dollar fine. ( AFR ). Brumby’s owner, the listed Retail? sanctioned, and was foolish and ill-considered.
    [Twitter] Exceptional Customer Service in a Digital Age
    Age can dictate a preference for Twitter over email, or chat instead of phone, and some don’t want to talk to a human being at all—they want to find their own answers. It has been said many times that “relationships are everything in business”. happen to agree. There are few things as potent as a satisfied, loyal customer who shares their extraordinary experience through the social channels today’s digital world provides. Need proof? According to Nielsen, people spend three times as much time on blogs and social media than on email- across all age groups. Bottom line? Socialnomic
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, JULY 23, 2010
    [Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources, SEO Blogging Contest & Sheep LED Art
    Twitter. Utilizing Twitter for conversations and information – how to get more out of Twitter. Jump start your company Twitter account – from setup to acquiring followers and building community. tools to help you automate Twitter – not fully automate it, but automate some aspects. Timelapse of our Twitter moods – interesting infographic and video of how the moods of the US change throughout the day on Twitter. The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing. In praise of spam – how do you feel about spam comments? Facebook.
    [Twitter] A Word about The Social Media Success Summit 2014
    would spend months learning how to optimize Facebook advertising, attract new readers with Twitter, or use Pinterest and Instagram to surprise and delight my loyal readers. Can’t you get everything you need to know about content marketing by running a few Google searches and save some cash in the process? want to convince you that reading a few random articles online isn’t the same as focused, deliberate education. In October, Social Media Examiner will be holding it’s Sixth Annual Social Media Success Summit. The Social Media Success Summit is an online conference. But why attend?
    [Twitter] Engaging community members through game thinking [#asaetech]
    I was invited by the ASAE’s Tech Council to host the first # asaetech Twitter chat last Friday. thought I would go out on a limb and ask everyone to discuss this post and awesome slide deck by Game Thinking expert Amy Kim. This is a new deck from her; I  posted one back in January here ). Beyond Gamification: 7 Core Concepts for Creating Compelling Products. View more presentations from Amy Kim. In this presentation, she walks through seven core concepts for engaging people in your game (or site) through game thinking. Change the user experience over time. Open Community
    [Twitter] TheWayoftheWeb Most Read Posts in 2011
    How Klout and Peerindex are initially mapping ‘influence’, and the result that they act as loyalty cards for the social networks they include, requiring you to do your daily posting on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ rather than using a competitor, for example. And even on the worst days, when I’m working alone at home and feeling like noone cares, it’s guaranteed someone will post a comment or share a post on Twitter, and it’ll fuel my determination and motivation for weeks. 2012 The Year of 3D Printing? Problems embedding Youtube videos in WordPress?
    [Twitter] The noble purpose of skateboarding dogs
    Even as seemingly clueless presenters commentated on the evils of social networking during the London Riots, the BBC and other media organisations were repeating content from, and sharing content to, Twitter, for example. But a lot of this passes through RSS feeds and Twitter so quickly, that I’m only looking at stuff which matters to me in some way, and I wonder whether that’s actually making me a happier person. Besides being packed full of quick and useful ways to make practical improvements to your life, it also has a lot of references to relevant studies.
    [Twitter] Smac! Cancer Where it Hurts.
    Twitter. Have you been touched by cancer in your community, family, circle of friends? me too. That’s why I hope you’ll read my friend Jennifer Stauss Windrum’s story and help us Smac! cancer where it hurts. ——————– NoMo the SMAC! leader NoMo is the ringleader of “SMAC! Sock Monkeys Against Cancer”, a gang of monkeys that provides tangible support to those with cancer, reminding them no one fights it alone. Right now, NoMo is just a prototype. But, with YOUR help, NoMo and his SMAC! Check-writer only? The Big Why.
    [Twitter] 1 Week Later: The Results of @JuliaCSocial and Pinterest
    Related Stories Pin This For @JuliaCSocial Farewell to Twitter Dear Former LinkedIn Friend. Julia Campbell encouraged bloggers to incorporate “Pin This” buttons on their blogs — and I stepped up to the challenge. Last week I wrote a blog post that asked you to click a button to pin a picture to your own boards. That challenge failed. Analyzing a single pin. Pinterest analytics indicate that 3 people pinned the picture a total of 4 times. But maybe pinning works better on your blog. And therein lies Julia’s point. Thanks for reading. Media metrics pinterest
    [Twitter] A Tale of 2 Vatican Videos
    Pope Benedict XVI sent his first tweet this week to launch , developed by the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Social Communications, aggregating content and links from Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and YouTube; along with radio, TV, print, and other media outlets. It is intriguing to compare two videos marking the papal tweet. The first video shown here is the official piece from the Vatican’s YouTube channel. It is narrated in English, has been viewed 26,304 times and has zero comments. Do you truly need the English to comprehend the occurrence? Thank you for reading!
    [Twitter] I Still Believe
    You and I first connected via Twitter discussing our work and children- not something that would likely happen without faith and belief we were on to something. Geeking out on someone's first use of a short URL, or seeing that someone actually does man the twitter board for a company, or being retweeted by someone who should know better – it's the little things that work. While Facebook and Twitter may not be around forever, I think the building blocks of social media will be. Break it down into reality, make it happen. Tamsen excels at that, too. Do you?
    [Twitter] Amazon, Google, Apple, Facebook and the Gang of Four
    How come Twitter is not on that list? So many times, certainly in my world, in the social media consulting world, people always say Twitter in the same sentence as Facebook, perhaps incorrectly, given the extraordinary advantage that Facebook has in usage and penetration. But it’s always Twitter and Facebook. How come Twitter is not part of that? So, it’s hard for me to say that Twitter will never get to that point in terms of penetration and market capital, whatever your metric would be, but they’re certainly doing things that are platformesque.
    [Twitter] Do Brides Rush to Change Their Facebook Profile Status after Marrying?
    It is not uncommon for someone to go on Facebook, Twitter or another popular social media venue and tell the world of their latest exploits. If you’re a woman about to marry soon, will changing your profile status on Facebook from single to married be one of your top priorities? According to a MSNBC report, a survey commissioned by David’s Bridal for Wakefield Research, notes that close to 50 percent of women surveyed (500 participated in the poll) indicated they had or would likely update their Facebook relationship status to “married” between the nuptials and reception.
    [Twitter] How Hard Can It Be
    have hundreds of friends on Facebook, thousands of subscribers to this blog, thousands of followers on Twitter. …to get 250 votes? spotted this contest as an ad on Facebook in June and decided to go ahead and go for it. Someone has to win $250k, right? And you can’t win if you don’t play along. All you have to do is sign in with your Facebook account, fill out a little form and then send out a notice or two to your network. This should have been a piece of cake to get 250 votes. It turns out that it was not that simple. In fact it was more like pulling teeth. Dammit.
    [Twitter] The Return of the Wild West
    Home It’s Josip Archives Let’s Talk The Word on the Web The Return of the Wild West Written on May 14, 2010 by Josip Petrusa 4 Comments Tweet Share Save Start-ups and entrepreneurial enterprises are an increasingly growing trend. It seems that everyone is in a DIY frame of mind (“do it yourself”). The whole social media culture is based on this. And it was only a matter of time until someone was going to introduce a platform or website that would counter the current big players. And if you like the idea, go to Kickstarter and support it!) Talk about amazing! Just don’t be afraid.
  • DIGIGEN  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2010
    [Twitter] Social Business Books: Seth Godin – Linchpin
    Its very motivational but also acts as a great guide for anyone who is in need of a change. Link Here ) I would give this a 5 out of 5 rating as I love Seth’s style of writing, the cracking ideas and also the thought that anyone can become a linchpin.its just whether you want to or not. Posted in social business books blog comments powered by Disqus « Why “Cultivating Linchpins&# is a Key Social Business Strategy How the New BBC iPlayer sets a benchmark for Social Businesses. Dan on A New Focus on Social Business Strategy. Powered by WordPress and Hybrid
    [Twitter] Engaging Brand Podcast 411 - Killer Innovations
    love to hear your thoughts so email me, , join me on  twitter  or join me on to discuss it on  Google+  . Welcome to the latest and free   The Engaging Brand podcast  covering social media , business ideas and brand marketing tips  but before we start. The listener of the week and winning an Engaging Brand goodie bag, is Dennis Kitching who gave a like on the Facebook Page. Remember the goodie bad is picked from all the people who share, like, tweet about the Engaging Brand podcast to say a BIG thank you from me! Can you manage innovation as a process?
    [Twitter] Why Design Thinking Might or Might Not Be the Next Competitive Advantage for Corporations
    Please e-mail me at , call me at +91-9999856940, or connect with me on Twitter. I just finished reading Roger Martin’s The Design of Business: Why Design Thinking is the Next Competitive Advantage as part of my Purpose, Participation and Profits reading list. Roger Martin’s main premise is that all knowledge goes through four stages: magic, heuristic, algorithm and code. In the magic stage, we don’t really understand the problem well enough to know where to look for the answers. How Can Grown-ups Learn and Apply Design Thinking?
    [Twitter] Are You Selling Baldness Cream to Seth Godin? - Danny Brown
    while back I had a guy wanting to hire me to post Facebook updates and Twitter comments on his behalf. He has a Facebook page that pumps out "We offer X" and a Twitter account that does the same without engaging anyone. removeClass(livefyre-hidden)" class="livefyre-show-comment livefyre-button"> View comment pts John Haydon moderator Pending approval Rate Down Rate Up px; width: px;"> Rick - Try using Google Forum and Blog search - and Twitter Search. August 21, 2010 20 voices share yours! Share Save You like Seth Godin. The MC asks if you have any questions.
    [Twitter] A community's importance in life, and death
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed A community’s importance in life, and death October 21, 2009 in Community Building | Tags: death policy in social networks , online communities You may recall the first time I experienced the death of community member.  It was a lot tougher than I’d ever imagined. Actually, I’d never given it much thought, and when it happened it was pretty tough. Not too long after we had another member die as well. Attitude is everything.
    [Twitter] Agency life is expanding my horizons
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Agency life is expanding my horizons May 17, 2010 in social media marketing | Tags: communications agency , PR , public relations , social media , social media manager When you handle social media initiatives for one organization, it is easy to develop linear thinking. This is certainly not the case for everyone so please don’t take offense. But that was the extent of it. hope you’re still up for the ride. Serious swagger!
    [Twitter] Interested in mobile or internet privacy and security?
    Not only is it important for your personal information and data, and to be aware of what companies and governments are capable of doing – but as we’re the more digitally-aware percentage of the global population, we need to be able to explain these things in simple and accessible ways to those less aware than ourselves… Related articles by Zemanta Sending secret messages through Twitter to avoid censorship ( Tags: Privacy · Security · mobile · social networks blog comments powered by Disqus Blog Partners
    [Twitter] Jerks are going to be jerks: Do’s and Don’ts for dealing with jerks online
    Make sure you read the terms before reporting a user so that you aren’t being a jerk. (By the way, if you don’t want to see a promoted tweet or post, click the dismiss button and Twitter won’t show it to you again.). Rachel Kerstetter, PR Engineer, Sonnhalter. Sometimes in life you encounter people who are jerks. Via Mike Licht. As children, we were often told to ignore the jerks. As adults we find ways to cope with the jerks we encounter throughout our days. It’s a little more difficult for companies to deal with the jerks on social media. Don’t fire back at them.
    [Twitter] Defining Marketing: Traditional, Online, and Digital | 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 Aug 03 2010 Defining Marketing: Traditional, Online, and Digital By Molli Megasko | Email | Print | 14 Comments | A few weeks ago, in the digital marketing community, we discussed whether or not traditional marketing was going to go away. What do you think? Leave a comment!
  • ENGAGE  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012
    [Twitter] Access: New Tools
    ” The “ New Aesthetic “, after all (which isn’t so new ), isn’t au courant by way of the Guggenheim, but because of the thousands of twittering thumbs of the nerd horde at SXSW. But we also make ever more use of our own curatorial technologies: not just our blogs and twitter accounts but  Pinboard , Pinterest , Gimmebar , Tumblr and even (for those whom code is content) Sourceforge. There is rarity, certainly. And encryption and access control. But nothing so esoteric that it cannot be accessed. But can I still read anything written in WordPerfect?
    [Twitter] Editing for People Who Love to Write… Too Much
    Twitter is great training for this (thanks to its 140-character limit), as was being a journalist – cutting unnecessary words makes for cleaner copy, there’s just no way around it. I’ll bet there are plenty of sentences you can streamline to pack a powerful punch in less letters. Chat with her on Twitter  @veggie_mama  or be entertained on  Facebook. If you’re anything like me, you love words. You love prose, you love language, you love how a perfectly-constructed sentence can say so much more than just letters put in order. It means write them well.
    [Twitter] Ecosystems: Riding on Them, and Creating Them
    Facebook is an ecosystem, and so is Twitter. Scott is also on Twitter and Facebook. My friend Chris Brogan wrote a thinking peice last month on “ Amazon and the Kindle Conspiracy &# that many overlooked but I think warrants a deeper leadership discussion. Chris discusses how Amazon went from book distributor to pretty much anything distributor, and how he suggests that the Kindle could do the same thing. He talks about how the Kindle also isn’t just a phyiscal device. You can have the Kindle on your iPhone, iPad, desktop, etc. That’s a big discussion there.
    [Twitter] Social Search Platform Launched
    shows how Twitter users are connected. This blog post has recently been updated. PeopleBrowsr , the Social Search engine and analytics company, has launched , a product for online marketers, brand managers and social media experts to get real-time analytics and conversations from the social web. provides demographic data, sentiment analysis, real-time and historic mentions and viral analytics for any keyword. From their press release today, here is some more info about Degrees of Separation. Digg this! Tweet This!
  • GET SOCIAL PR  |  TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2010
    [Twitter] Social PR: Reading You Can't Affort to Miss
    teenager can set up a Twitter account and communicate with his friends, but the same strategies a teenager uses to connect with his friends are not the same strategy you want to use. Chadwick Martin Bailey found they were the primary reason to follow a brand on Facebook or Twitter in February 2010. Home About Social PR Contact Me Subscribe Get Social PR By Rodger D. Johnson Social PR: Reading You Can’t Afford to Miss July 20, 2010 Social PR is a public relations issue worthy of your attention. Because it’s about build relationships. Relationships that grow businesses.
    [Twitter] Takeaways from Google’s Updated Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide
    So, when you add content to your website, don’t be afraid to Tweet on Twitter about it. A while back, I took a long hard look at Google’s first version of the Google Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide. Google has now updated their Google Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide, along with some interesting information: interesting if you read between the lines ,so to speak, in the document. will point out my observations and the big takeaways from this new version, but first, some history about the Google Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide. This is new!). Hmmmm.
    [Twitter] Don’t Forget Socializing Your Marketing Strategy
    Whether you choose Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or any of the other social avenues, social media can make audiences more aware of your brand. All kinds of companies are turning to social media to boost their marketing efforts and for good reason. Socializing your company’s marketing strategy can help take each campaign to new heights. With advertising advice in mind, here are just a few reasons why your company should get social with its marketing: Next Level Brand Awareness. The main goal of every marketing campaign you create is to increase brand awareness. Brand Legitimacy.
    [Twitter] Connecting Bloggers and Businesses Through Guest Blogging with PostJoint
    Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+. There are lots of great guest blogging and blogger outreach networks available to bloggers who are looking for fresh content for their sites and businesses who want to connect with bloggers in their industry. The downsides to some of the pre-existing networks include price, difficulty navigating the platform, and (for bloggers) opening the door to lost of unwanted spammy requests by businesses not even relevant to your industry. Here’s what I found are the main benefits to this network for bloggers and businesses.
    [Twitter] What really gets me about social media is this….
    It’s not how many connections on Twitter that matters but how many brains you have connected with Click To Tweet. What really gets me about social technology is this… People see it as the ANSWER FOR their business rather than a QUESTION FOR their business. Technology is not hard, even for non-geeks like me! No, No, the hard part is… deciding what your business is about, how it is different to everyone else and how share these with the world. Those questions are a subset and can only be answered by knowing the human technology behind your brand. Click To Tweet.
    [Twitter] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #250
    Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter, Facebook, in the comments below or wherever you play. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we''re recommending to one another: Never trust a corporation to do a library''s job - The Message. Andy Baio takes Google to task for having lost its mojo when it comes to organizing the world''s information -- even the information that isn''t lucrative. With a title like that, who needs a description? sarcasm." amazon.
    [Twitter] Show 322 - Terms of Engagement
    If you have feedback for me on the show or topics that you would like me to cover then e-mail me at or join me on  twitter. Show 322 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. Do change initiatives need an 'engaging culture' before they start or can you develop them? Do you need engagement for both evolutionary and revolutionary change? How to pass the test as a leader of change. Why and how to connect people.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2011
    [Twitter] How Social We Are With Social Media
    Twitter allows me to know people on the other side of the world. The following article is written by Brandon Yanofsky. My parents love poking fun at my generation of 20-somethings. They say we lack social skills. They observe we walk around constantly looking down at our phones and never start any conversations with people around us. Photo by Funkdooby. Technology Does Make Us Less Social. But is it true? As more and more technology enters our lives, primarily social media, are we actually becoming less and less social? In some ways, social media brings us closer. What Do You Think?
    [Twitter] Are the Big Phone Carriers 'Good Enough' These Days?
    As Pokemon was best known for saying: "Gotta Catch ''em All!" /via Prior to making the switch, I polled people in person and many whom I didn''t ( via Twitter ), to see how they rated their own carrier, on a 1-10 scale, and what mobile OS they were using. Last week, I got my hands on the brand new Nexus 5, and, as you might expect, I''ve been quite happy with it. The screen is fantastic. The size and weight are perfect, and the battery life is beyond anything I''ve had so far. But this isn''t a post about the Nexus 5. No complaints.
    [Twitter] Stories From Smaller Nonprofits: Georgia Canines for Independence
    Social Media GCI is has a donation page on Facebook, several videos on YouTube that demonstrate how these amazing dogs help their people in daily living, a MySpace page and of course Twitter. Twitter. Through out December, Diva Marketing is showcasing the stories of smaller nonprofits. It's a small way to give back to others who give so much. It's my wish that together we can help raise their visibility, perhaps find a new volunteer or even encourage a donation or two. "  Also the nonprofits that are using social media have agreed to share t heir strategies.
    [Twitter] Goes for $2.6M to Secret Ukrainian Buyer
    Carter, who says he got the first email from the buyer's broker after they connected via Twitter, reported that message simply stated, "Good to connect. Last month, announced the lucrative domain name was going up for sale after Scott Carter , owner of the URL for more than 15 years, could no longer justify trying to throw business models at it that would stick. Following a false-start auction process two weeks ago, the domain received multiple bids by competing parties vying for the URL, including a bid for exactly $2.5 million on June 6th. The eventual purchase price of $2.6
  • FIREBELLY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 2010
    [Twitter] Are We Addicted To Social Media?
    Find him on Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn Posted | Permalink Reblog (0) | | Digg This | Save to | TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Are We Addicted To Social Media? Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Jakes Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas | Main | Happy Social Media Day - June 30th » June 25, 2010 Are We Addicted To Social Media? Click the image to view full size. Image: GroupM Social Media - Asia Pacific ] Have a great weekend everyone! Your comment has not yet been posted.
    [Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Move
    34 Awesome Twitter Ideas for Engaging Your Prospects – Ever wonder what you should say on Twitter? 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 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. This series is the perfect guide to blogging for writers. What Do the Top 100 Blogs Actually Blog About? Business / Career. Search Engines / SEO.
    [Twitter] Blog Posting Mantra No. 5 – Add Eye Rests
    Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. On most freeways and highways, a rest stop is good for drivers and passengers to stretch their legs, grab a refreshment, and other things necessary to get through a long stretch of road. Similarly, a long stretch of text without an eye rest makes for weary readers. Writing for the web is different from writing for print. Probably much different than what you learned in school. If we are to  write with the reader in mind  (and who and how they might share what you’ve written), we must be aware of their reading habits.
    [Twitter] Content May Draw Them In, Community Is Why They Come Back
    Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. He wanted to stay home more. For his family and his health. After decades of driving cross-country, he opened a gift store in the heart of town. He carefully chose inventory for his on-site location, and wisely began to develop working agreements for delivery options at the same time, so he could also sell product online. An initial rush of curious neighbors visited his store the first few weeks, though foot traffic became quite slow – almost to a dead stop. Traffic stayed steady at one or two walk-ins a day. Whose Turn?
    [Twitter] The Social Media Spellbook: Become A Social Media Marketing Wizard
    Are you falling flat on Facebook, tanking on Twitter, and blogging for an audience of one? Are you interested in revving up your social media presence ? Check out the new comprehensive guide to becoming the king of your social media kingdom. With Wikimotive Social Media Spellbook For Marketing Wizards, you’ll be making the magic happen in no time. Our ebook is broken up into five easy to swallow chapters: How Do You Measure Up?–In In this section we cover how to analyze the competition. In this section, we explain how to produce superior content across all platforms.
    [Twitter] Guest post: 7 legitimate and long-term link-building strategies
    Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter offer a much broader linking opportunity. Having your posts shared on Facebook or your links retweeted on Twitter can do just as much to build links to your site as any other activity. If you have enjoyed this post, make sure you follow Cendrine on Twitter , Facebook and/or Google+. The following is a guest post by Dominick Frasso. His bio is at the end of the article. Inbound links benefit you in two significant ways: they generate direct traffic when someone clicks the link, and they help with your search engine rankings.
    [Twitter] ViperChill Surpasses 10K Subscribers (Or, How I Gained 9000.
    If I had more time I would be more active on services like Twitter, leave comments on other blogs and try to build better relationships with readers, but right now my schedule just doesn’t allow that. If you aren’t spending most of your time doing those things, and instead spending more time on sites like Twitter, then maybe it’s time to change things around. If you enjoyed this post, you can: Save on Delicious Share on Facebook Print > [link] title="Click to send this page to Twitter!" Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!" Here’s how. Thank You!
    [Twitter] Socializing Your Career for Greater Rewards
    Among the tips to remember: Create at least three social media accounts – Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are great places to start. Currently, there are 1.73 billion people using social media. For businesses, more than 80 percent of small and medium-sized businesses are on social media and almost 100 percent of large companies engage in social media. As an employee, you can use this to your advantage when it comes to finding jobs, changing industries, networking or even getting a raise. First, remember that almost all businesses will look at your pages at some point or another.
    [Twitter] Going for Seconds on Homepage Design: Q&A with Amanda Hesser of Food52
    It’s a crowdsourced food website—that gets 500K uniques per month—co-founded by a writer I’ve long followed, Amanda Hesser. (I’m using “followed” in the archaic sense of the word, pre-Twitter.) R ituals remind us why we live and love. Rituals are also addictions. If noon rolls around and I haven’t hit my bookmarks, I start to get shaky and pale. The core four in my morning digital dose are: the New York Times , Mediabistro , Daily Beast , Food52. (OK, I lied, is a fifth. Hey, I work on a health magazine with celebrity covers. New York Times , Mediabistro, Daily Beast, check.
    [Twitter] Social media can be your brand trigger!
    Free Podcast Google Search Join me on Twitter Facebook Fan Page The Engaging Brand on Facebook Our Community Recent Comments ANSHUL GUPTA on How Not to Become Boring. The Engaging Brand Home Podcast Online Social Media Training Speaking Contact & Bio Subscribe/RSS « Show 301 - How Risky is Risk | Main | Show 302 - How Imitation Compliments Innovation » Social media can be your brand trigger! Social media is a wonderful way of expressing your brand personality. Consumers experience products and services. Social media media can be your brand trigger.
    [Twitter] Levels of SmallBizTracks – What Kind of Hungry are You?
    Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. There are three project “levels” of SmallBizTracks. The “tracks” are the type of work for a project, while the “levels” are the depth or scope of the projects. The “ levels ” we work with are Basic, Advanced, and Master. Very basic order your food and take it to your table. Advanced – Family Dining, casual dining with friendly service which could be a Cracker Barrel or an Olive Garden. Master – Five-Star, Fine Dining. reservations recommended.
  • KOKA SEXTON  |  MONDAY, MAY 31, 2010
    [Twitter] Memorial Day Memories
    Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Memorial Day Memories There are only a handful of holidays that are of any importance to me. Christmas I get stuff, Halloween I get to dress up and New Years I get to party. Most people get Veteran’s day and/or Memorial Day off because it is basically mandated, but to most people these are just days they don’t have to work and get to spend an extra day with the family. used to be one of those people. wasn’t going to complain about having to take an extra day off work as a paid holiday. Koka Sexton dot Com: [.]
    [Twitter] Tip: Using Masonry to create a fluid layout for your Blog : Blogger.
    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.
    [Twitter] Tip: Automatically resizing your Blogger post's images to the full.
    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.
    [Twitter] How is the Government Using Social Networking to Promote Obamacare?
    The Obamacare administration has developed its own Twitter account. The Twitter account sends out educational and information tweets about how many people prove to be signing up and any changes that are taking place on the government website. The days of the President offering a weekly radio address only are long over. The government is now turning to the most up-to-date social media channels to promote Obamacare. Turning to Social Media. Complications with the Obamacare website have led to a lot of criticism. A lot of critics are expressing their displeasure via social media.
    [Twitter] 5 Industries Who Need to Step Up Their Social Media
    Think of the last time you saw a trend on Twitter about a hotel? They may not realize the many benefits they garner by using sites like Twitter and Facebook, and it is only going to hurt them. It may seem like the majority of businesses, large and small, are using social media, but there are some industries that just don’t get it. Some of these industries are using it, but not well, while others aren’t utilizing the benefits of social interaction at all. The following industries are massive industries, with thousands of companies within them. Hotels and Hospitality. Construction.
    [Twitter] What really ended EMAP’s golden days?
    also took the chance to start playing with social media – we quickly had a Myspace page and Flickr group up and running, to be joined by Facebook and Twitter. Since then, we’ve had Myspace (2003), Facebook (2004), Youtube (2005), Twitter (2006), the iPhone (2007), the iPad (2010), and Blogger (1999) or WordPress (2003). It makes for interesting reading – the relationship between Robin Miller and David Arculus for example. investment went badly wrong, and the initial heavy investment in transferring brands to the digital worlds also had a major stumble.
    [Twitter] 20 Proven Ways to Increase Engagement With Your Audience
    We’ve compiled data-driven ways you can increase the stickiness of your content marketing , LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook presences: Content Marketing. 1. Strategist Sarah Pierce advises brands to “let their images do the talking,” and focus on penning supporting posts which are short enough to be published on Twitter. 8. Twitter. In some of the most fascinating research on how to increase engagement on Twitter we’ve encountered, it turns out the vast majority of companies use the weekends to say absolutely nothing. Why Engagement Matters. Be Distinct. link]. link].
    [Twitter] Strategy Lessons: The Water Book
    From its very visible Facebook, Twitter and blog efforts to its grassroots fundraising platform, email efforts, and experimental marketing via platforms like Gowalla, LIVESTRONG consistently directly engages its community with great successes. 3) Top Down Influence Approaches. A Book of Five Rings , written by Miyamoto Musashi in 1645, is one of the world’s classic sources of strategy. Its influence extends beyond military schools to the entire Japanese business culture, and has made its way into Western culture, too. Image by Steve Depolo. Musashi. Image by Stewart Dawson.
    [Twitter] 4 Nearly Guaranteed 2012 Social Media Predictions
    But already you’re seeing power users reduce their Facebook (and Twitter) musings in favor of multi-media, where a picture (or video) speaks louder than 140 characters. The team at Awareness (who offer social media management software I like a lot), recently published a terrific, free ebook of 2012 social media predictions. It includes prognostications from 34 social media practitioners, including some of my favorite social media writers such as: David Berkowitz (whose MediaPost Social Media Insider columns you should be reading). Paul Gillin ( B2B social media guru). 2012 bets: 1.
    [Twitter] Businesses use social media for the common good
    One example of the feed approach is Dell Outlet , which essentially streams details of the latest Dell offers onto Twitter. And they’re using the main routes for a campaign like this – there’s a campaign on the Downing Street petitions website , there’s a blog , a Twitter profile , a Facebook page , and the most interesting aspect in reaching people who might be useful networkers for the campaign, a Linked In group. One is to simply use the tools to get permission from fans and followers to feed out information and links, generally driving traffic back to your main site. Very few.
    [Twitter] Influence and Empire Avenue
    Follower counts, particularly on Twitter, are effectively meaningless, due to the fact so many people are chasing high counts, and you can even buy friends and followers these days. There are plans to open up APIs and allow developers to play with the information, and a Facebook App or integration into the popular Twitter clients would help. Mind you, the same thing happened with Twitter back in the early days. signed up a while ago, and the premise behind the social gaming element is a logical one. Will it work? There are definite advantages to this approach.
  • KIKOLANI  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2011
    [Twitter] Dispelling Misconceptions About Bloggers
    HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers. I’ve been reading a variety of blog posts and reactions to them recently about how bloggers should be doing this but should not be doing that that. I’ve come to realize that there are a few major myths about bloggers circulating out there that are just wrong. I’m ready to dispel these myths – right here, right now. Here are some things about bloggers that should be obvious, but obviously aren’t. Photo Credit. Bloggers Do Other Things Besides Blogging. know, it’s hard to believe. Maybe.
    [Twitter] Let Social Media Put Your Teeth into Finding Dentists and Insurance
    In addition, if you’re in search for a new dentist, take the time to follow local dental practices on sites like Facebook and Twitter. By liking Facebook fan pages and following Twitter feeds, you can keep track of everything your local dentistry market has to offer and thus choose a dentist that’s right for your needs. If it’s time for your next cleaning and you don’t have a dedicated dentist in mind, then let social media help you in the dentistry search. Luckily, social media opens up all new avenues of research in the form of online reviews.
    [Twitter] How A Few Tweets Led to a 370% Increase In My Traffic
    However, as a result of trying to meet him, I had a conversation with him via Twitter. Twitter has such a low barrier to entry that it gives you the opportunity to connect with just about anybody who’s there, and most of them are just normal people. Sometimes it will feel like a throwaway; I tweeted Chris that I was heading downtown to see him just on a whim in case he checked his Twitter feed while he was out. As a result, I have new readers and a few new followers on Twitter—and I never even met the guy. Photo by Aidan Jones, licensed under Creative Commons.
    [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 The Social Impact of Friendships and Lies February 9th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Do you trust me? And in most cases, we’re willing converts, with Facebook’s ease-of-use and Twitter’s immediacy replacing letter writing and meeting up for lunch. Down 20%+.
    [Twitter] Pulse is Your Digital Magazine Reader
    Pulse will offer up just about anything that is distributed by an RSS feed, including your Twitter, YouTube, or Facebook page feeds. Why wait until you get an iPad to start learning how news will be served up and consumed on mobile devices?  . It Feels Like a Magazine. Pulse is here now - an innovative news reader that serves up multi-media news content in a friendly interface that allows for easy scrolling across your favorite news sources. While Pulse delivers news from all sources, its rich manner of presentation has a magazine quality to it. Get Familiar with Mobile Apps.
    [Twitter] Asian Economies in The Economist Intelligence Unit 2010 Digital.
    Gauravonomics Blog For Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists How To Organize and Energize Your Evangelists Blog Speaking Writing Bio Media Subscribe Slideshare Twitter LinkedIn Facebook IdeaSliver Labs Tumblr « Re-framing the Internet Freedom Debate: National Security Will Always Prevail Over Personal Liberty The Creative Rankings: Track Asia-Pacific’s Most Creative Brands, Agencies and Talent » Asian Economies in The Economist Intelligence Unit 2010 Digital Economy Rankings Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! Lets talk.
    [Twitter] Search Engine Optimization: 7 Important Considerations for Link Building Strategies
    The easiest way to get your content attention on the net is to promote it on popular social media websites like Facebook and Twitter etc. When it comes to search engine optimization , the bottom line is that link building is still important. The popularity of any web page is dependent on its reaction off-page. Simply putting it, your link popularity on the web can easily upgrade or degrade your popularity with the search engines, especially Google. To understand how this phenomena works, we must understand the concept of “link building”. This whole structure is called “Link Building”.
  • SOSHABLE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012
    [Twitter] Building Relationships Through Social Media Networks
    Facebook currently rules the roost, closing in on one billion users, while others such as Twitter and Google+, with over 100 million users each, are very popular and growing. Social networking has become part of world culture in the last decade or so. There is also a wide variation of social networks available, from those that are music orientated like SoundCloud to professional networks like LinkedIn. People want to get in touch with others, from catching up with old school friends to making contacts in their field of work, and social media networks allow them to do just that.
    [Twitter] Web-Native Transformative Newsrooms: An Ethnographic Study of Global Voices
    If you would like to interview me for a story or invite me to speak at a conference , please e-mail me at , call me at +91-9999856940, or connect with me on Twitter. Lokman Tsui has published his dissertation — titled ‘A Journalism of Hospitality’ — based on his four year ethnographic study of Global Voices. Lokman says that we should start judging journalistic excellence not only in terms of objectivity or intersubjectivity, but also in terms of “hospitality&# , or the “ethical obligation to listen”. Share this on
    [Twitter] Five Critical Shifts That Are Changing Business
    If you would like to interview me for a story or invite me to speak at a conference , please e-mail me at , call me at +91-9999856940, or connect with me on Twitter. I had dinner with Olivier yesterday and felt firsthand his commitment to realign our agency network to be in sync with these shifts, so that we can help our clients benefit from them. also felt that these shifts are also changing which people are valued within global organizations as they seek help in navigating these shifts. Share this on Digg this! Share this on Facebook. Tweet This!
    [Twitter] Facebook is Good, But StumbleUpon Rules through “Freshness”
    While most use sites like Facebook and Twitter for socializing, there is a growing number of people who use them and other social sites for content and news discovery. In social media, traffic is everything. StumbleUpon has been able to capitalize on this trend beautifully because of their affinity to bring us what we didn’t know we wanted to see. It’s not the first time it happened, though if you look at the last time we covered StumbleUpon back in January and compare it to the image above, it doesn’t quite say the same thing. Facebook is 30X larger in sheer user base.
    [Twitter] A CTRL ALT Delete Interview with Mitch Joel
    MJ: When we’re on Twitter or Facebook or blogging are we not in the real world? Canadian blogger and bald brother of another mother Mitch Joel released his new book CNTL ALT Delete today. The book captures the zeitgesit of workplace change caused by a universal shift towards digital media. Mitch discusses embracing digital change to survive and succeed. To celebrate the arrival of CTRL ALT Delete, I asked Mitch several questions, including his take on Google Glass, the individual’s role in the workforce and more. That online discussion is wrong. Nothing more. Nothing less.
    [Twitter] Let the community interview you
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Let the community interview you November 10, 2009 in Community management | Tags: online community On several occasions I’ve shared with you one of the most popular franchises I created and continue to produce in my online community. What I do is interview members over the phone and then transcribe the conversation into a blog post. People love it. answered them all and again, the community loved it. Enjoy! Enjoy! Those are easy.
    [Twitter] Burberry Stylishly Streams Its Runway Show On Vine
    Also cross-promoted on Burberry’s Twitter account with a promoted tweet, the Vine of the Menswear S/S14 show has generated over 600 re-tweets and 285 favorites. With the option of cross-promoting on Twitter, sprinkling in a few Vines can help to craft a visual story around an event. Miss the Burberry Prorsum Menswear S/S14 runway show on June 18th in London? Don’t fret, because thanks to the social media team at Burberry, you can watch the entire show in just six seconds on Vine. Within the Vine app, more than 2,000 have liked the video.
    [Twitter] Writers Block? Try this Quick Tip
    Recently on Twitter I was asked by a follower how to overcome an extreme case of writer’s block. My answer was: “Think about a problem you had three years ago and write a post that solves that problem.” ” Image copyright JRB - The reason I find this technique helpful is: It identifies a real need that someone will have—if you have had the problem others will have it too. It identifies a topic that you have personally had, which makes your post more personal and empathetic. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. Writers Block? Try this Quick Tip.
    [Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & the Future of Search
    10 Facebook and Twitter resources to check out – since the majority were Facebook, I thought this would be a good section for a great list of how to’s and tutorials. Social search commands for everyday use – some advanced search operators for Twitter, Social Mention, and YouTube. Using social media for your HR needs – how to use Twitter, Facebook, and website / blog as recruitment tools. Twitter. How to use TwitterFeed to maintain a consistent Twitter presence – I use it, and this post includes some great reasons why. Facebook.
    [Twitter] True Social Media ROI is All About Integration
    home about smi learning lab contact SMI is powered by seasoned professionals from C.E.L. Public Relations and Small Business Mavericks C.E.L. Public Relations Small Business Mavericks Loading Quotes. scan or click the QR code to see the packages we offer True Social Media ROI is All About Integration by admin on November 16, 2009 Not long ago, a client came and asked if we could “help her business go viral” by launching social media for her company. Too often, business owners tell me that they aren’t experiencing a return on their investment of time with social media.  Copyright © 2009-2011.
    [Twitter] Emergent Collaboration Vendor Review:
    If you are vendor that would like to participate, please contact me (email is in the sidebar as is twitter link). Every Friday I’m going to be reviewing a vendor in the emergent collaboration space and will provide an overview on that vendor which includes everything from leadership and vision to technology and market focus. The goal of these posts is not to bash or praise vendors but to simply offer an objective view on what various vendors offer so that YOU can decide if they are a good fit for your business. Every post will cover the same elements for different vendors.
    [Twitter] How Print Magazines Should Be Using QR Codes
    How many sent readers to a Esquire-sponsered Twitter hashtag stream about how sexy Rihanna is? Photo galleries of clothing, YouTube videos from staff writers, Twitter streams, user-generated contests, live Q&A’s, the list goes on and on. Let’s talk on Twitter. I’m  @robwormley. I have a confession to make, and it may surprise you. Despite the fact that I am a self-proclaimed social/mobile/online/digital/tech enthusiast, I still like getting print magazines sent to me in the mail. It’s more sharable, more socially-integrated, and more consumer-focused.
  • ENGAGE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 30, 2014
    [Twitter] Website Design: Win With a Whisper
    Facebook, Twitter and just about every form of social media has been infiltrated by brands, advertising and other forms of visual noise that can distract from one of the original reasons that we surf the Internet to begin with: information. In a society overrun with a heavy influx of media, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and bombarded by a stream of information coming from every direction. Isn’t that why the World Wide Web was created? So how do we communicate and share our information when the rest of the world is screaming? We whisper. sweater. An iPad. What is this place? Impressive.
    [Twitter] The Hard Truth About the Viral Potential of Facebook Sweepstakes
    Let your participants use any channel they want (Twitter, Email, etc.) Facebook’s early days were incredible. Companies like Zynga, who were able to take early advantage of the social network’s viral potential, grew into multi-million dollar entities over a period of weeks. We were all new; brands and common users alike saw shares and invites as the path to virality, and for a time, it seemed to work. Week after week, the number of active daily users continued to skyrocket, and Facebook quickly became the destination of choice for businesses seeking wider audiences. That time is over.
    [Twitter] MeasurePR: Paywalls, Pitches And Prognoses
    It started from nothing – literally – just an idea that I had when I saw PR-related conversations on Twitter that invariably had measurement questions attached to them. Comment as pts moderator Jen Zingsheim Getting info Pending approval share On Facebook On Twitter flag Delete Hide Unhide Ban user New! removeClass(livefyre-hidden)" class="livefyre-show-comment livefyre-button"> View comment pts mod Shonali Burke Getting info Pending approval share On Facebook On Twitter flag Delete Hide Unhide Ban user New! And more, as you will see at the end of this post).
    [Twitter] Social Media Monitoring Tools: An Overview
    This post was mentioned on Twitter by Pam Dyer, Josh Bereano. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Social Media Monitoring Tools: An Overview by Pam Dyer on January 7, 2010 Share This terrific SlideShare presentation was created by Stefan Betzold, a partner at pier314 , a digital media consulting company in Hamburg, Germany. It provides a comprehensive overview of social media monitoring tools, covering a variety of free tools and a selection of the best professional paid tools. Do you like any that aren’t covered in the presentation?
    [Twitter] Kick-Start 2014 with Trends and Insights from Mitch Joel
    When you’re watching TV and have your iPhone in your hand, and go to Twitter occasionally, it’s not like the right eyeball is on the iPhone while the left one is on the TV. And channels are emerging that are much smaller – think about Twitter and it’s 140 characters. Today I’m thrilled to catch up with one of the most influential people in today’s marketing world, Mitch Joel. Mitch is the President of digital marketing agency Twist Image and author of the popular blog Six Pixels of Separation. Reboot Your Life. HNesterenko: Right. HNestereko: Yes.
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2011
    [Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & The Phoenix Haboob
    alternative ways to search Twitter by location – I found over 70 people in my area who are into blogging. 13 awesome Twitter lists for inbound marketers to follow – looking for some new information on social media, email, SEM, and SEO? 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 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.
    [Twitter] links for 2009-09-26
    Contact acidlabs By emailing 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.
    [Twitter] I love Maria Popova
    ” I whole heartedly recommend subscribing to the website and also following Maria on Twitter -  @brainpicker. I consider myself to be an Internet Magpie. I’m always searching for little gems and am constantly sharing them, filing them, gathering them… and most of all getting excited about them. Maria Popova is Queen Magpie. Brain Pickings , along with a few other curators, is Maria’s outlet for letting us all know about interesting… erm… ”things”! I can’t actually think of a better word to use!
    [Twitter] Why Tweets, Blogs, Facebook Updates Don't Matter
    The tools like Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , Google+ , well they are just tools. Social media tools are too often mistaken for social marketing.or even social media strategies. The key word is sociaL, you need to act of being social.just like an actor loves acting not necessarily the part. You need to love. Sharing stories Collaborating with people Sharing ideas and news Listening to people Learning about people. Training and coaching people too often is about the tools. Quick your last few tweets. Do you talk about the tools or the art of being social? .
    [Twitter] Digital Media v Traditional Media: How and Why Online Media Will Always Trump the Traditional Media
    By taking a quick look at Facebook, Twitter or even Google+ you’ll quickly realise that all the big hitters from the traditional media world have a noticeable online presence. This saw the super-injunction imposed by UK courts bypassed first by John Hemming MP, then by hundreds of Twitter users. The last decade or so has witnessed the irresistible rise of online media and it is becoming increasingly obvious that it is steadily encroaching into the area held by the traditional media. Why are they doing this you ask?
    [Twitter] My Take on “The Copywriting Scorecard for Bloggers”
    Let’s Connect Click an icon to see what Im up to on Twitter, Facebook, or via RSS Whats Popular 10 Subtle Lies That Cripple New Bloggers Lady Gaga’s 8-Point Guide to Larger than Life Blogging 7 Ways You Can Cheat the 10,000 Hour Rule and Be a Better Blogger How to Get Your Blog Noticed and Promoted by Super Influencers 7 Fascinating Ways to Spice Up a Boring Blog Did I Say That? Home About Pushing Social #FF Gratitude Journal 4 My Tweeps Archives Contact Subscribe Pushing Social My Take on “The Copywriting Scorecard for Bloggers&# by Stanford on August 22, 2010 Spread it!
    [Twitter] Google News Now Recrawling Updated Articles
    The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter Why the News Business Isn’t Profitable Categories Public Relations Publishing SEO Social Media Popular Posts The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement? This is encouraging news for publishers as previously once an article was indexed in Google News no changes or updates to it would be registered. Does Google News Sitemaps New Format Help Publishers?
    [Twitter] Email or RSS – Feeding the Inbox - Danny Brown
    means one more item added to dozens (or hundreds) to be completely lost for weeks or months at a time before it is revisited.However, many visitors of my blog also seem to use Twitter as their preferred subscription vehicle! arrange them according to categories like blogging, social media, twitter etc. Back to Business and Thank You Response to Barbara Talismans Misinformed 12for12k Post Is Twitter Killing Blog Comments? Share 1 save If you’re a blogger, how easy are you making it for people to subscribe to you? Maybe I don’t use it effectively, who knows? artyku?
    [Twitter] Listen Smarter: How to Balance Proactive and Reactive Listening on Social
    But again, email took the lead with creating new customers , driving more than 50% of the new customers (more than Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and LinkedIn combined). Frank Eliason, Citi @frankeliason. Frank Eliason , author of the new book  At Your Service and Director of Global Social Media for Citi , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss crafting a cohesive social strategy for a global corporation, relying on the instincts of his team, and listening smarter. Read on for some of the highlights and tweetable moments, or listen to the full podcast. Listen Now . Education.
    [Twitter] Optimal Post Length: 50 To 200 Words
    Facebook, Twitter, and a few social platforms already do this.  If a member's contribution is too short, it has no value.    Imagine lots of responses along the lines of " great!", " first response!" , " congratulations!" or "good luck" These responses don't add much value to the community. They're often created to boost post counts rather than make any real impact.    However, if a contribution is too long, fewer people read it.    This feels about the right length to me*. Registration is open now.
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