CONVERSTATIONS | FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014
[Twitter] Lifting and Learning in Friday Flutterings
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. 'Our past doesn’t mean as much to our future as our present does … right now. … If you’re not sure if a site you use was infected by the Heartbleed threat, LastPass has a tool to help find out if a site has vulnerability. Panic isn’t a solution, but be diligent. … In my own use and watching others, people are already getting tired of animated gifs and fast moving images on their screens. While it may be creative, is it causing visitors to scroll past your content? Worse than pop-ups?
CONVERSTATIONS | MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
[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.
CONVERSTATIONS | FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2014
[Twitter] Opening Day, Opening Weekend, and Launch – Friday Flutterings
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. 'It’s almost Opening Day, and I agree with Ozzie – it should be a National Holiday. It has been a day of celebration for me for decades. Please make it official, sign the petition ). … It’s opening weekend for Divergent and while I won’t make it opening weekend, I look forward to seeing it. The book was great. may go see Noah next weekend at the theater. It’s about the experience. … Launching a new product/process is exciting. Still on track, and great for the DIY business owner.
CONVERSTATIONS | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014
[Twitter] How SmallBizTracks Works: Accounts, Plugins, and 3rd Party Vendors
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. 'Depending on the type of project (track) you have SmallBizTracks working on for you, there are likely to be one or more applications, plugins, or social media accounts added to the mix to help grow your business presence. We always discuss these add-on tools before implementing them. Some of these accounts, plugins, and third-party vendors may require your own account or login, and while many offer a free trial , at some point may require a small monthly subscription fee after the trial period. Photo on morguefile by FidlerJan.
CONVERSTATIONS | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2014
[Twitter] Throttling Back is Better Than Talking Smack
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. 'Facebook changes, practices, and redesigns continue to be a wrestling point with businesses and marketing folks. I’ve had people tell me they are quitting, giving up, going to put their eggs elsewhere. My suggestion has been and will continue to be: Throttling Back is Better Than Talking Smack. large portion of the USA is going through some pretty heavy snowfall this season. It’s new to some, tiresome to others. Rather than speed up, the best thing is a slow and steady pace. Slow for control. Positives up ahead?
CONVERSTATIONS | THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, 2014
[Twitter] Social Media for Small Business: Driving Lessons
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. 'Small business owners who are just beginning to use social media, often want to know everything about how the whole thing works. wish it were more like how Seth Godin might describe explaining how a microwave works: People don’t want to know the science of the microwave, but simply that they can put the bag of popcorn in for two minutes, be careful when you take it out because the bag is hot, and enjoy the movie. Hey… is this a response just delay getting started? Right? Getting your ducks in a row type-of-thing?
ENGAGING BRAND | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2009
[Twitter] 10 Most Listened to Podcasts - The Engaging Brand
Leave a comment or twitter me. Leave a comment or twitter me. Free Podcast Google Search Join me on Twitter Facebook Fan Page The Engaging Brand on Facebook Our Community Recent Comments ANSHUL GUPTA on How Not to Become Boring. The Engaging Brand Home Podcast Online Social Media Training Speaking Contact & Bio Subscribe/RSS « Show 271 - How to engage people on the web | Main | Has the world changed really? » 10 Most Listened to Podcasts The Engaging Brand podcast is a passion - my way of trying to give something back to the business world. Would love to know?
SOCIALNOMICS | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
[Twitter] Use Social Media in Your Retirement Prep
Organizations like the Social Security Administration use social sites like Facebook and Twitter to keep followers updated on changing retirement issues. 'Whether you’re gearing up for retirement or you still have a ways to go before you hang up your hat, there’s no better way to prepare for the best years of your life than with social media. That’s right, getting socially savvy about your golden years is a helpful and convenient way to get the retirement ball rolling. For example, navigating the social security waters is an important part of retirement.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2013
[Twitter] 12 Simple Tactics to Boost Your SEO and Increase Your Influence Through Guest Blogging
Write your guest post thinking about the purpose of the blog you are writing for, but close the post with an invitation to connect on Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, etc. Just how important is content marketing? PRpros must learn! RT @nickkellet : Content Marketing overtook Digital Marketing as a keyword 2 months ago #cmworld #digitalPR #pr. Carrie Morgan (@morgancarrie) September 10, 2013. According to the data, content marketing is the latest and greatest digital marketing strategy, and for good reason: It actually works. Wrap Your Post or Content Around ONE Targeted Keyword. Write Well.
JUSTIN LEVY | TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 2010
[Twitter] How a Bill Becomes a Law
Check out this infographic [link] #gov20 (cc: @digiphile) This comment was originally posted on Twitter [link] jlevymedia How a Bill Becomes a Law [link] This comment was originally posted on Twitter melissaleon Inforgraphics are incredibly useful they present info in a very organized way. link] devseo [link] – Nice – How a Bill Becomes a Law This comment was originally posted on Twitter [link] Brad Blake I'm a big fan, too. If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Thought you might find it neat to check out.
SOSHABLE | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2013
[Twitter] LinkedIn SEO: Increase the visibility of your business profile
The LinkedIn profiles do appear on the Google search engine results pages, but normally only if you type in a person’s name and it has already shown you the Facebook and Twitter answers for that name. 'LinkedIn was created for business persons to communicate with each other. You can improve the SEO (Search Engine Optimization) of your profile so that you are more likely to appear on the Google search engine results pages, as well as making your profile more prominent and easy to find on the LinkedIn website itself. Make sure you fill out every section on your profile.
SOCIAL WAYNE | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2011
[Twitter] Whim iPhone app launches to make it easy to go places with your friends
The app was called Whim @getwhim on twitter. While in California for the summer I met two yobongo friends offline, Emmanuel @jewgonewild and Ben @benbinary who were just getting started working on a new iPhone app to make it easy to invite your friends when going out. Yesterday Whim launched in Apple’s App store [ iTunes Link ] . It’s great to see the progress that Emmanuel and Ben have made since the summer. At it’s core whim allows you to do the following: Quickly share plans with friends. See what friends are up to. Find places to go, together.
SOCIAL WAYNE | MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2010
[Twitter] New job board for employers and job seekers looking for the best talent and opportunities in web development, SEO and internet marketing
For future SocialWayne.com Job Board updates feel free to follow the new @SocialWayneJobs Twitter account. I’ve been wanting to launch a job board on SocialWayne.com for more than a year and today I’m pleased to announce that the SocialWayne Job board is now live. You can access the job board at Jobs.SocialWayne.com. The new job board is powered by JobThread which also powers job boards for other technology news and social media blogs such as ReadWriteWeb, Business Insider, VentureBeat and Marketing Pilgrim. The cost for posting a job board is $50.00 for 30 days.
SOCIAL WAYNE | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2010
[Twitter] Video: What’s on Oprah’s favorite things 2010 list? The iPad. This is better than any iPad app commercial
First Twitter had it’s Oprah moment, then Mark Zuckerberg made an appearance on the show and today, no it wasn’t Steve Jobs but the iPad. During the Oprah show today, the queen of all media announcing her favorite things 2010 list dropped down a floating iPad with what looked like either Victoria Secret wings or Angle wings, either way the iPad had wings! Before Oprah even announced that everyone in attendance was receiving a free iPad the crowd was going crazy! Steve Jobs couldn’t make a better iPad commercial if Apple tried. Take a look! What do you think? Via: TUAW.
KIKOLANI | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
[Twitter] 3 Reasons to Call Yourself a Leader (With or Without Followers)
How to Increase Your Retweets, Twitter Followers & Klout. Editor’s Note: This is a special entry by Dave Ursillo of Lead Without Followers, Live from Within who offered to let me share excerpts from his new publication, Lead Without Followers – How to Save Our World By Radically Redefining the Meaning of Leadership. hope you enjoy it! Reasons to Call Yourself a Leader with Dave Ursillo. “We’ve been here before. ” ~ Thomas L. Friedman, The World is Flat. Reason 1: Because Simply Living in This Age Makes You a Leader. Our world has never been smaller. Bloggin
LOUIS GRAY | MONDAY, JULY 11, 2011
[Twitter] RetailRoadshow: Watch CEOs Pitch Before They Go Public
Their Twitter account hasn't posted since April 2010, only having done so 29 times. In the last decade-plus, the SEC and other agencies have pushed to bring more transparency to potential investors, who traditionally have had much less access to companies and information than Wall Street insiders. From protective rules such as the Sarbanes-Oxley act, to the public posting of SEC documents online, investors can get a much broader picture than they could not so long ago. Current Presentations Available on RetailRoadsho For such a vital service, RetailRoadshow is surprisingly quiet.
TRADESMEN INSIGHTS | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
[Twitter] Industrial and B-to-B Marketers: Can You Take Our Social Media Survey?
Click Here to Email Me Check Out the Marketing Insights Podcast The Official Podcast of Tradesmen Insights Follow Me on Twitter Thanks To All That Supported the Habitat Tool Drive [link] 54 minutes ago 5 Ways to Use Content Marketing to Attract New Business [link] 1 hour ago what kind of lead tracking system do you use? 50 Power Twitter Tips to Help B-to-B Marketers Twitter: Steps to Insure Success Adding Social Icons Helps Drive E-mail Marketing Campaigns Whats Your Company Value Proposition? If you give us your email, we’d be happy to send you the results.
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 2013
[Twitter] Fetching Friday – 20 Marketing Links
Research Your Competitors’ Social Media Strategy (and Borrow Their Best Ideas) – Learn how you can develop an in-depth competitive analysis using Facebook & Twitter to generate ideas & inspiration. 'This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have seen on Google+ , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Content. Write. Critique. Business / Career. Search Engines / SEO.
JOEY STRAWN | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2010
[Twitter] BarCamp 2010: And The Winner Is………
Related Posts: The Greatest Marketing Advice In The History Of Ever Nashville BarCamp-A-Go-Go (aka Ol’ BarCamp Eve) Reasons to Love Twitter and Technoviking Spin Sucks Guest Post Infantile Monday Dance-tacular [Video]. Digg Digg … Social Media Douchebags! Behold the true power of the douchebaggery. With an outstanding number of the votes, that topic was the clear winner. Although there have been some changes and I will go through those now. You can sign up to attend the panel discussion at this year’s Nashville BarCamp here. 16th to attend.
WRITTENT BLOG | FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2013
[Twitter] Secrets of Pinterest, YouTube, Facebook and Guest Posts Revealed!
You may be surprised to know that currently Pinterest still brings more traffic to websites and blogs than Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn or Google+. 'It is essential for a marketer not to get lost in the whirpool of social media channels and creative content marketing ideas. Moreover, content management should take less time because as a marketer you might have a multitude of other things to worry about. So, how is effective content marketing accomplished according to this week’s tips and news? 37 Mind Blowing Secrets About Guest Blog Posts. What do you think of these marketing tips?
KIKOLANI | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2012
[Twitter] Farnoosh Brock Talks About a Smart Exit Strategy Out of the Wrong Job
If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+ ! This is an interview with Farnoosh Brock of Prolific Living. She is returning again to Kikolani to talk to us about creating a smart exit strategy (aff link) out of the wrong job and why it pays to find work that you can love. lot of the readers at Kikolani are interested in full-time self-employment with strong interests in social media, blogging and free-lancing among other things. You share some of these passions. Can you tell us your take on self-employment? It is perfectly normal. Business
ENGAGING BRAND | SUNDAY, AUGUST 18, 2013
[Twitter] Show 448 - Lead Generation and Targeted Marketing
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. 'The Engaging Brand podcast covering social marketing , business ideas and brand marketing tips has a new episode. Anna Farmery speaks to Daryl Urbanski about the ancient secrets of lead generation and how to create leads to grow your business. You can find Daryl at bestbusinesscoach.ca. Why lead generation can be difficult. The difference between website traffic and lead generation. What is a sales lead? What is a sales lead?
ENGAGING BRAND | SUNDAY, MAY 26, 2013
[Twitter] Show 436 - How to secure great media coverage
love to hear your thoughts so email me, email@example.com , join me on twitter , Google+ or Facebook.love to hear your opinion and ideas. 'The Engaging Brand podcast covering social marketing , business ideas and brand marketing tips has a new episode but before we start.The listener winning an Engaging Brand goodie bag - picked from all the people who share, like, tweet about the show to say a BIG thank you from me! is Linda Johannesson from Australia who wins some Harvard Business Gifts as well! Why you should think about traditional PR and press releases?
ENGAGING BRAND | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
[Twitter] Podcast 401 - Entrepreneurial Spirit - Do you have it?
love to hear your thoughts so email me, firstname.lastname@example.org , join me on twitter or join me on to discuss it on Google+. The latest show of The Engaging Brand podcast covering social media , business ideas and brand marketing tips is here and ready to listen to. . What are the 4 key traits of what makes successful entrepreneur's tick? Are the traits of the self awareness aptitude test sector based? What are the demographics of the entrepreneur spirit? Why IQ is less important than self awareness in building a business. Asking yourself on failure - was my standard reasonable?
ENGAGING BRAND | MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2011
[Twitter] Show 318 - How to get the job you want
If you have feedback for me on the show or topics that you would like me to cover then e-mail me at email@example.com or join me on twitter. Show 318 of The Engaging Brand leadership and marketing podcast is ready just for you. To subscribe or listen for free , you don't need to download anything and all explained at the end of the post. Elinor Stutz speaker, author and CEO of Smoothsale joins Anna Farmery on The Engaging Brand podcast to talk about how to find the right job and the right employer. We talk about her new book, “ HIRED! Elinor Stutz speaker, author.
ENGAGING BRAND | SUNDAY, JANUARY 9, 2011
[Twitter] Show 317 - Is advertising still effective
If you have feedback for me on the show or topics that you would like me to cover then e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org or join me on twitter. Show 317 of The Engaging Brand leadership and marketing podcast is ready just for you. To subscribe or listen for free , you don't need to download anything and all explained at the end of the post. We talk about. Is advertising still effective? How advertising creates emotion not attention. Are there nuances between industries on what creates emotion? How creativity is about the design as much as the message. Dan Hill of Sensory.
ENGAGING BRAND | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2010
[Twitter] Show 308 - Improve productivity through healthy living
If you have feedback for me on the show or topics that you would like me to cover then e-mail me at email@example.com or join me on twitter. Show 308 of The Engaging Brand leadership and marketing podcast is ready just for you. To subscribe or listen on your PC now - both for free , you don't need to download anything - all explained at the end of the post. Anna Mason from Distance Dieters , an expert in how business people can stay fit and healthy during their working life, joins Anna Farmery on The Engaging Brand podcast to talk about .
ENGAGING BRAND | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2010
[Twitter] Show 305 - What Makes a Hyper Social Community
If you have feedback for me on the show or topics that you would like me to cover then e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org or join me on twitter. Show 305 of The Engaging Brand leadership and marketing podcast is ready just for you. To subscribe or listen on your PC now - both for free , you don't need to download anything - all explained at the end of the post. Francois Gossieaux of Human 1.0 ( a fabulous looking website by the way!) This is largely based on the Tribalization of Business Study. How humans were born to be hyper-social. How business doesn't reflect human needs.
CHRIS BROGAN | MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2011
[Twitter] The Right Tools for the Right Jobs
I was teasing Brian about how he could simply/easily refer to when I last sent him a direct message via Twitter. The Many Twitters. Some people use Twitter.com as their primary Twitter viewing portal. For VIEWING a lot of Twitter information at the same time, you’ve gotta go with something like HootSuite or Tweetdeck or the like. For listening to Twitter, I just cook searches using [link] and export the results to an RSS feed that I throw into Google Reader to check at my leisure. Twitter vs Foursquare and the Like. Ditto Twitter into LinkedIn.
SPIN SUCKS | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2010
[Twitter] Branded Content: Tales From the Dark Side | 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 Sep 02 2010 Branded Content: Tales From the Dark Side By Daniel Hindin | Email | Print | 8 Comments | As a former journalist and current manager of Spin Sucks, a proud outpost of branded content, many of my old colleagues would probably say that I’ve gone over to the dark side.
WAXING UNLYRICAL | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2010
[Twitter] Bringing Open Community To Public Relations
Maddie : I think PR professionals are pretty savvy to the usefulness of tools like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to raise awareness when the conditions are right. This post was mentioned on Twitter by Shonali Burke, Storefront Social. Because if there’s one thing I believe takes public relations from good to great, it’s when your audiences start becoming your community through the relationships you develop with them. But I was curious to see how Maddie and Lindy perceived not just Open Community , but its juxtaposition with public relations. Here’s a Q&A.
FIFTH GEAR ANALYTICS | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2014
[Twitter] Don’t Ignore These 10 Financial Services Marketing Trends
Learn more about Martha , or connect with her on LinkedIn or Twitter. 'Technology and changing customer demands have started to reshape the way banks and financial institutions not only do business, but market their brands, products and services. Has your organization taken the time to understand and adjust to these industry developments and incorporate them into marketing strategy? Here are 10 key trends that should be on the radar of every bank and financial service marketer: 1. Customer Engagement is not a passing fad. Data Integration becomes mission critical. Privacy wars wage on.
MINDJUMPERS | TUESDAY, JULY 6, 2010
[Twitter] Meet The Founder of The Bees Awards
Follow Jonas on Twitter Similar Posts: The Bees Awards – First International Social Media Award Show Companies Embrace Social Media The Guggenheim Embraces Social Media Tags: award show , Bastian Beauchamp , Bees Awards , Cara Drolshagen , communication , Social Media , social media award Posted in Marketing & Communication , Mindjumpers , Social Media Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. have previously written the overall blog post on what the Bees Award is, and on my personal blog , I have written a bit about the meeting from a more personal aspect.
MINDJUMPERS | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2010
[Twitter] Five Digital Channels For Word of Mouth Marketing
Micro-blogs, of which Twitter is the most famous, add an enormous dimension to this. Social Media Marketing Goals & Tools An Interactive YouTube Campaign By Tipp-Ex Subscribe to Blog Subscribe to Danish Newsletter TOPICS Best Practise Cases (46) Facebook (53) Linkedin (5) Marketing & Communication (104) Mindjumpers (32) Social Media (219) Social Network (128) Social Responsibility (43) Tech Development (51) Tips (25) TribeSourcing (15) Twitter (23) FLATTR MINDJUMPERS Mindjumpers © 2010 All Rights Reserved Like Mindjumpers, he is associated with Social Marketing Forum.
PUSHING SOCIAL | WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 2010
[Twitter] How Your Blog and Ten Friends Can Save the World
You will spot your best Jeesh member by looking for 3 important signs in blog comments, testimonials and Twitter/Facebook replies: #1: A Change in Perspective The Jeesh prospect demonstrates a fundamental change in how they view the world because of your content. Home About Pushing Social #FF Gratitude Journal 4 My Tweeps Archives Contact Subscribe Pushing Social How Your Blog and Ten Friends Can Save the World by Stanford on July 28, 2010 Spread it! Share Email This It’s a fantastic story told by Orson Scott Card, one of Science Fiction’s most celebrated writers. Or does it? like it.
KIKOLANI | SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2009
[Twitter] Facebook Applications Adding Embarrassing Content to Your Profile
2010 Social Media Wishlist – New Features for Facebook, StumbleUpon, & Twitter. Twitter Lingo & Tips For New Twitter & Facebook Users. Share. When I first started out on Facebook, I got really into some of the many fun applications, adding various ones to the Boxes tab of my profile. And after a bit, I got away from using the apps and focusing on other areas of Facebook like the groups, pages, etc. Needless to say, within minutes, I removed that application (along with another similar one) from my Boxes tab. Related Posts. Getting Overwhelmed?
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2010
[Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Mean Kitty
How Twitter can earn you some cash. status update schedulers for Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. What does it take to get a million Twitter followers ? This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, and the Mean Kitty Song. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbledupon this week. Blogging / Writing. pillars of a successful blog. 14 lessons learned from one of the world’s highest paid copywriters. Creating an articles concept map. Google Page Rank , links, and guest blogging. Business / Finance.
SOCIALFISH | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2010
[Twitter] The latest on Facebook (Quick Links)
Twitter Crushing Facebook’s Click-Through Rate: Report (Fast Company). I’m just back from Blogworld (here’s one good summary post by Priya Ramesh who I had the pleasure of meeting there). I’m not quite ready to blog about it yet, if at all – head is spinning in a variety of directions – but I don’t want to leave everyone hanging here at SocialFishing so I’ll have a few light posts for you. Peruse at your leisure. How to make your Facebook content “Top News” (SBOSM). Business Insider). If you have any Facebook tips to share, please do!
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 2010
[Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources, Blog World Expo & Akismet
Stream your social networks from a single location with Vinehub – looks promising, but so far only handles Twitter and Facebook – Myspace + LinkedIn coming soon, plus Google Buzz integration. Twitter. Open letter to business owners to embrace Twitter now – 9 ways and reasons to use Twitter for business. 20 resources to display Twitter on your website – go beyond just an icon with these ideas. This was a series started in May, and includes over 500 Twitter apps. Is Twitter going to kill URL shorteners ? Blogging / Writing.
SOCIALNOMICS | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2011
[Twitter] Groupon Responds to Super Bowl Ad Complaints
Groupon CEO Andrew Mason responded to the backlash on Twitter and Facebook about Groupon’s Tibet Super Bowl ad via the Groupon Blog: We take the causes we highlighted extremely seriously – that’s why we created this campaign in partnership with many hallmark community organizations, for whom we’re raising money at SaveTheMoney.org. Groupon’s roots are in social activism – we actually began as cause-based website called The Point , and we continue to use Groupon to support local causes with our G-Team initiative. Facebook removed the campaign in 2009. By Erik Qualman.
SOCIALNOMICS | MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2011
[Twitter] Optimizing Your Social Marketing Program – A Practical Way to Social Media Optimization (SMO)
You will learn that Social Reach is the estimated number of potential and existing customers you can reach via your presence on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Let’s continue the discussion on this blog, Twitter: Follow us on Twitter , Facebook at Social Media Marketing Best Practices and in our LinkedIn Social Media Marketing Mavens Group. Graph charting social reach. If you are serious about your social marketing program, you are likely focused on executing across a number of social platforms. How do we compare to our competition? Mike Lewis.
SOCIALNOMICS | FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2014
[Twitter] Taming the Social Media Monster: How Social Media Benefits Businesses
Sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn provide companies with direct access to consumers and clients, but people aren’t satisfied with one-sided conversations anymore. 'There’s no doubt about it, social media has turned the business world on its head and revolutionized the ways in which companies interact with consumers. Social networks give brands access to an unprecedented volume and variety of consumers, and those consumers aren’t just young people. million users over the age of 55 engage in social media, according to a study by qSample.
WRITTENT BLOG | TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013
[Twitter] 25 Compelling Reasons to Blog for Business Yesterday
Regularly analyzing your social referral traffic to determine whether Facebook, Twitter, or other networks are driving the most clicks can reveal which platform you should focus on. 'Have you heard that 90% of companies are using custom content for marketing? Or that consumers believe that blogs are the most useful form of content ? There’s a lot of compelling reasons to blog starting yesterday, not the least of which is that it’s no longer a differentiating factor. There are now nearly 7 million blogs on the internet, a meteoric increase over the 100,000 that existed a decade ago.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 2010
[Twitter] Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.
Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 6 Critical Services Agencies Must Provide to Stay Relevant in Social Media March 3rd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Is there a future for agencies in a social media world? do set people straight about it on Twitter. Forrester Research shows that from 2009-2014, U.S. Me Too.
SOCIALNOMICS | THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2012
[Twitter] From Social Media Metrics Dummy to Genius: 5 Tips from Leslie Poston
There are a number of tools marketers can tap into, such as Ripples , Bit.ly , Edgerank Checker , and PinReach , that help you measure social marketing traction on Google+, Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest, respectively. You’ve probably been in this situation before – at the beginning of a big social marketing campaign push, jacked up on adrenaline with the thought of growing your business tenfold. It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of a new campaign and downplay one of its most integral components – how to measure the success of your social media efforts. BostonMike.
JEFF ESPOSITO | THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2011
[Twitter] Five for Friday
Advertisers Begin to Look Beyond Facebook and Twitter – the title of this piece is a bit misleading. Man this was one odd week, full of ups and downs. On one hand it was uber-productive, but on the other, I had one nasty stomach bug come through me for two days so I couldn’t play with Baby Espo. How was your week? Hopefully it was pretty good and you have great weekend plans. With that said, enjoy this week’s edition of Five for Friday and catch you on Monday. Is Barack Obama losing his social media touch? In a nutshell, I would say yes. It explores the value of telling a good story.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2014
[Twitter] How to make 8 pieces of content from 1 piece of content
We of course also promote each episode on Facebook (usually organic, occasionally paid); Twitter, Linkedin, and G +, where we’ve had very good success with the show due to the integration with Youtube. 'I’m nearing episode 70 of my near-daily video show, Jay Today. Three times each week (except holiday weeks) I publish 3-minute videos about business, marketing, social media, and life. Of all the content we create here at Convince & Convert, the Jay Today videos are among the strongest performers, especially on Facebook. Why Commit to Shooting 3 Videos EVERY Week? 14.95).
BRASS TACK THINKING | SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 2014
[Twitter] How I Balance Personal and Professional Online Today
On Twitter , I’m kind of an amalgam. To be honest, it’s an ever-changing battle for me, deciding what’s okay to post on Twitter or not. For the most part, feedback from Twitter friends has always been that they like that I’m more personable and accessible, so I try to keep it that way by not making myself just an RSS feed of marketing articles. have formed great friendships through Twitter connections over the years, so this is a bit of a gut-feel thing for me and always has been. Earlier if you count much more nerdy things. So here goes.
SOCIALNOMICS | TUESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2015
[Twitter] Turning to Social Media for Annuity Advice
Twitter is a great forum for finding particular information and you can engage or not engage, but the information will be there. 'For those thinking about where the money will come from after steady income from work has stopped, many consider annuities. But what is exactly is an annuity? An annuity is an insurance product that pays out income, and can be used as part of a retirement strategy. Annuities are a popular choice for investors who want to receive a steady income stream in retirement. So it sounds like a great idea? An often overlooked source of information is social media.
BILL HARTZER | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2009
[Twitter] Leapfish Set to Roll Out Real-Time Search
The Classic page tends to have a much more simplistic look and feel, while the latest version of LeapFish is feature rich, and has several different sections where you can look at the latest Twitter trends, as well as, check out the latest in “Today’s Tips. Study Proves Facebook and Digg Visitors More Loyal; Twitter in Last Place Are you a loyal visitor? There are many different ways to search the internet, regardless if you are looking for videos, pictures, or what have you. Having to go to different searching platforms can be rather time consuming. or MSN.
BILL HARTZER | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2009
[Twitter] Bing Search Engine Losing Users Fast
From there, the popularity of the new technology explodes on Twitter, and Facebook, and the whole process starts all over again. Study Proves Facebook and Digg Visitors More Loyal; Twitter in Last Place Are you a loyal visitor? Bing , one of the newest search engines on the block powered by Microsoft, had a great opening with a strong marketing campaign, but lately has been declining on the number of new users to the search engine. Over 8% of search engine users and 6.7% of search traffic came from Bing in August 2009. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Digg this!
ENGAGE | MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2014
[Twitter] Social Media Lessons for Associations and Nonprofits
Plus, Facebook and Twitter’s very own dashboards allow you to keep an eye on what’s working and what’s not. 'Washington, D.C., is a major hub for associations and nonprofits, and we’re lucky that one of McMURRY/TMG’s biggest offices is right in the heart of the District. As a D.C. resident, this means that not only do I have many friends working in the association and nonprofit sectors — changing the world and whatnot — but I also occasionally get to crash their parties (read conferences, panel breakfasts, and a happy hour or two ). TRENDStweets #TRENDSlive pic.twitter.com/825rOQ8aey.
FEVER BEE | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 2014
[Twitter] What Is the Newcomer Thinking?
search, twitter etc.). 'When a newcomer arrives at your community, what have they heard about the community so far? This affects the messages they need to receive. Have they heard about something specific happening within the community? Have they heard about the community as a place where talented people in their sector go? Have they heard about the community as a place that's fun to hang out in? If they have heard the community is great and they should join, then converting into members is about reinforcing this perspective.
SPIN SUCKS | MONDAY, AUGUST 23, 2010
[Twitter] Back to the Future of Social Media | 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 23 2010 Back to the Future of Social Media By Daniel Hindin | Email | Print | 2 Comments | Guest post by Joey Strawn , president of Empty Jar Marketing and blogger at JoeyStrawn.com. Twitter Handles: My Name or a Nickname? Because the future is here. Very fun!
JEFF ESPOSITO | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2012
[Twitter] 5 reasons to practice old school PR
A 20+ year PR veteran, she was named one of Twitters’ Top 75 Badass Females and Toronto’s Top 150 Social Media Influencers. This is a guest post from Elissa Freeman. Call me old-fashioned, but I’m a traditionalist when it comes to practicing PR. There’s been much speculation over the longevity of ‘old school’ methods and how social media will eventually replace the press release, the press conference and good old ‘look’em in the eye’ relationships. Nobody reads them anymore!” Well, I’m here to tell you the press release is alive and well and useful. Personal interaction creates trust.
ENGAGING BRAND | SUNDAY, JANUARY 5, 2014
[Twitter] Show 466 - Turning Strangers into Paying Fans of Your Work
love to hear your thoughts so email me, email@example.com , join me on twitter , Google+ or Facebook.love to hear your opinion and ideas. . 'The Engaging Brand podcast covering social marketing , business ideas and brand marketing tips has a new episode. Anna Farmery speaks with Tim Grahl about how to turn strangers into fans and moving them from loving to buying your work. So I wanted to speak to him about his concept of creating a connection system. We talk about. The role of writing a book - what is the purpose of the book? How you can listen to The Engaging Brand.
ENGAGING BRAND | SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 2013
[Twitter] Show 425 - Red Thread Thinking for Brilliant Ideas
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 to the latest and free The Engaging Brand podcast covering social marketing , business ideas and brand marketing tips but before we start. The listener of the week and winning an Engaging Brand goodie bag is Christine Hope. Remember the goodie bad is picked from all the people who share, like, tweet about the Engaging Brand podcast to say a BIG thank you from me! What is red thread thinking? Where do great ideas come from?
ENGAGING BRAND | SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2013
[Twitter] Podcast 420 - New Generation of Social Leadership
love to hear your thoughts so email me, email@example.com , join me on twitter or join me to discuss it on Google+. Welcome to the latest and free The Engaging Brand podcast covering social marketing , business ideas and brand marketing tips but before we start. The listener of the week and winning an Engaging Brand goodie bag is Remy Bigot from France. Remember the goodie bad is picked from all the people who share, like, tweet about the Engaging Brand podcast to say a BIG thank you from me! Do social entrepreneur's need charisma? Related articles.
ENGAGING BRAND | MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2012
[Twitter] Podcast 403 - How to Use Social Influence Monitoring
love to hear your thoughts so email me, firstname.lastname@example.org , join me on twitter or join me on to discuss it on Google+. The latest show of The Engaging Brand podcast covering social media , business ideas and brand marketing tips is here and ready to listen to. Andrew Grill an experienced digital CEO joins me, Anna Farmery to talk about Kred , a leading online social influence platform. What is social influence and how to monitor social influence ranking. How Kred spots people who are attempting to game their social media influence.
JEFF ESPOSITO | MONDAY, JULY 11, 2011
[Twitter] How much time should you devote to social media?
For example, a roofing company that sees a homeowner on Twitter complaining about a leaky roof can get their foot in the door by offering do-it-yourself suggestions or a free consultation. This is post is part of the Institutionalizing Social Media series. To see previous installments or to learn more about the series, click here. One of the biggest and more oft-debated questions in the social space is how much time a company should devote to its social media efforts. The answer to this question lies on your business goals for social media and what want to get out of it.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, 2010
[Twitter] Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.
Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Driving Sales with Relevancy and Utility June 16th, 2010 |Written By: Jeff Molander | View Comments Tweet Guest post by Jeff Molander, professor of digital marketing at Loyola University’s School of Business, public speaker and author of a forthcoming book aimed at improving digital marketing results.
JEFF ESPOSITO | SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 2012
[Twitter] PR’s Four-Letter Word
A 20+ year PR veteran, she was named one of Twitters’ Top 75 Badass Females and Toronto’s Top 150 Social Media Influencers. There’s nothing more powerful in the PR arsenal than the use of the embargo ( click here for a sample embargo ). Reporters hate them. PR pros love them. It’s the ultimate tool of professional manipulation. On the one hand, it’s pretty ballsy to think anyone can control the media’s distribution of a story—especially if you’re a reporter or working the general assignment desk. And yes, it can be difficult to keep everyone quiet. 2. Don’t cry wolf.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | TUESDAY, JULY 6, 2010
[Twitter] Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.
Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Tying Together Social Media and Corporate Social Responsibility July 6th, 2010 |Written By: Laura Hall | View Comments Tweet Guest post by Laura Hall , Managing Partner at PainePR. August 12, 2010 (766) Twitter Stream © 2008-2010 Convince & Convert, LLC. Don’t be Shy. Share it! PR?????Target??P&G??facebook???????????SNS??????????????????
CONVINCE & CONVERT | SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2012
[Twitter] Remembering the Dangers of Social Media Research
What I found even more interesting than the research was the negative reaction to it by readers at Convince & Convert , on Twitter, on Google + and elsewhere. This one is true. just know it. Numbers don’t lie. But sometimes we lie to ourselves about what numbers represent. Last week, I wrote a post about new research from ExactTarget that studied Americans’ digital channel preferences. accompanied the post with the somewhat inflammatory headline - New Research: Americans Hate Social Promotions. ” I should have been more careful about that. It stuck with them.
NOWSOURCING | SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013
[Twitter] What’s New On Facebook – Threaded Replies, Replies With Images & Hashtags
'Facebook have been on a roll lately, bringing out a wide range of new features, in its never-ending quest to vanquish Google Plus and Twitter, and emerge as the one true Force in the galaxy, when it comes to social networking. Hashtags were first made popular by Facebook’s Arch-Nemesis, Twitter, and on the surface , it looks like a good idea. Threaded Replies. This has been out for a while but it seems to have slipped through the cracks when reporting it here on Nowsourcing (so better late than never, eh?). Replies With Images. Hashtags.
JEFF ESPOSITO | WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2012
[Twitter] Memo to Social Media Pros – Social Media is NOT necessary for the C-suite
of Fortune 500 CEOs use Twitter. You know what this is right? Earlier this week, my pal Gini Dietrich (even though she has zero skills in Draw Something , we are still cool) wrote a post showcasing social media usage by CEOs in the Fortune 500. Unsurprisingly the usage in this group was quite low: 3.8% of these CEOs are on Facebook. of them are on LinkedIn – not surprising given their role in partnerships and recruiting.8% are on Google+ – Larry Page is the leader in the clubhouse1.2% contribute to blogs. are on Pinterest. Does social media play a role in this? You betcha! Hell no.
BRASS TACK THINKING | SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2010
[Twitter] Twisted Sisters
So whether Tweetheart or Twitter Queen , a woman by choice or chance—let them all be. blog comments powered by Disqus Search Brass Tacks About the Authors Amber Naslund Amber Naslund (@ambercadabra on Twitter) is a communications and business strategist and the Director of Community for Radian6. McMahon Tamsen McMahon (@tamadear on Twitter) is a communications and branding strategist who consults, writes, and speaks in service of helping people and organizations make change happen. have boobs. Which did you notice first? Which matters more? But you know what? Let them.
DANNY BROWN | MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2010
[Twitter] What's Going On at BlogCatalog? - Danny Brown
This post was mentioned on Twitter by Grant Griffiths, Doktor Social and Blog Manana, Santi Chacon. This post was mentioned on Twitter by John Sullivan, John Sullivan. 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 What’s Going On at BlogCatalog? June 28, 2010 21 voices share yours! say had , because earlier this month, everything went belly up. As for BlogCatalog?
JEFF KORHAN | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011
[Twitter] Are You Afraid of Your Own Media?
Your newspaper is your personal blog or your Twitter feed. Access to the media has always been exciting, at least for those of us over the age of 30. Now everyone has access to media. You have your own TV station - it's called YouTube. Facebook is your version of People Magazine, and iTunes and Cinch are your radio stations. Your Small Business is a Media Company. You no longer have to grovel to media companies to have your message heard - now your small businesses is a media company. Now you have the power. Now you can give your side of the story? . Are You Afraid of the Spotlight?
CONVINCE & CONVERT | TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2010
[Twitter] Are You Growing Enough Voices
Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Are You Growing Enough Voices July 27th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet I’m back from my family vacation in Canada. Im a frequent social media conference speaker , and interview social media luminaries for my Twitter 20 series of live Twitter interviews. And so on.
JEFF ESPOSITO | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2013
[Twitter] 5 Social Networks For Your Small Business To Experiment With
We all know that Facebook and Twitter are the cat’s meow when it comes to social networks. This post originally ran on Vistaprint’s Small Business Blog. . Both networks boast a plethora of users, and most of our customers have an account on one of the two networks. Chances are that you’ve already built out a presence one both of these networks. While there is no question that these networks hold tremendous power, they should not be the end all, be all for your business. Below are five that you should give a quick look to. Google+. YouTube. Instagram. Myspace. Image: GapingVoid.
JEFF ESPOSITO | SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2012
[Twitter] Can PR prevent white collar crime?
A 20+ year PR veteran, she was named one of Twitters’ Top 75 Badass Females and Toronto’s Top 150 Social Media Influencers. This is a guest post from Elissa Freeman. Should PR pros take white collar crime more seriously when developing crisis communications plans? Have we been failing our clients by not doing a better job of warning them upfront of the potential reputational hit resulting from knowingly breaking the law? The usual formula goes something like this: Company X does wrong. Company X picks up the phone, calls their PR agency and cries, “Help! Now what?”.
DIVA MARKETING BLOG | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2009
[Twitter] Toast To 2010
Thank you for you joining me on Diva Marketing , Diva Marketing Talks Podcast and TobyDiva on Twitter. Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right. Oprah Winfrey. As we end 2009 and begin a new decade I want to make a virtual toast to You. Thank you for your friendship. Thank you for your belief in social media as a credible strategy. Thank you for your skepticism about social media as a business initiative. It has been an amazing adventure; I am humbled by your support and look forward to the possibilities that 2010 holds for us all.
SOCIALNOMICS | TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2014
[Twitter] 5 Strong Reasons Why Social Media is the Best Channel for Marketing
Twitter has 255 million monthly active users. 'Businesses use diverse marketing channels to promote their brand and the products and services they have on offer. With the amount of competition out there, it is of significant importance that businesses find and test new marketing channels to make sure they not only have first mover advantage against the competition in their niche but also concentrate their energies on marketing channels that can deliver solid returns on investment. It is the new darling of marketers. Let’s take a look at some of these strengths: 1. Brand Discovery.
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013
[Twitter] Fetching Friday – 20 Marketing Links & Sad Cat Diary
Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+. 'This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have seen on Google+ , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Content. Most of them are pretty simple and don’t require much of you. You just need a topic and some time focused on producing. Enjoy your blogging! Content marketing metrics is about measuring the results.
KIKOLANI | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 2010
[Twitter] 10 Habits of Effective Bloggers
HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers. This is a guest post by Tom Walker of CreativeCloud , a refreshing blend of printer technology news, guides, and reviews. There are tens of thousands of blogs out there, many of which will never make it past the initial stages of early bloghood. Sometimes this is just due to bad luck, harsh competition, and poor planning, but equally as likely is that the decline of these blogs is due to their owners’ poor management or inability to effectively maintain the site and communicate with their followers. Look Ahead.
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2014
[Twitter] Do Something Different Today to Help Grow Your Blog
Have we forgotten about Twitter ? See evidence on Instagram here , on Facebook here , and twitter @veggie_mama. 'It is a truth universally acknowledged that if one has a blog, one is in want of readers. We want people to stop by and read our stories, hear our messages, see our videos, listen to our podcasts. We want to connect, we want to share, and we want to engage. But sometimes we get stuck in a rut marketing ourselves to our audiences. It might be from a lack of time to spare, it might be from fear of the unknown – but it happens more often than we think. I have!).
LOUIS GRAY | FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2010
[Twitter] The Top 15 Stories on LouisGray.com in 2010
How to Bring Your Google Buzz Entries to Twitter February 11, 2010 With Google Buzz just having launched under much visibility, many folks wanted to make their Buzz posts synchronize with other services. In the interest of getting more signal and less noise, I dramatically reduced the number of connections I had on both Facebook and Twitter, and even started trimming Google Reader feeds. From a quick visit to Google Analytics, it seems my move from iPhone to Android gained the most attention, by far, as did discussion of Apple, Google, Facebook and social media strategies.
SOCIALNOMICS | SUNDAY, JANUARY 6, 2013
[Twitter] Socializing Can Save Company Money on Auto Insurance
The survey pointed out that three out of four Americans now turn to social technology, with thousands joining Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other networks daily. Check to see which insurance companies are prevalent on sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. With 2013 off and running, what are some of your resolutions to make it a banner year for your small business? For those companies who are looking for means to save money in the New Year, there are a number of things that can be done. Among them: 1. One way to go about this is via social media.
SOCIALNOMICS | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2013
[Twitter] Will the Internet Replace Cable TV?
” Show topics are drawn from social media trends spotted on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other social media, with data and content presented as part of the show’s interactive material. When friends and neighbors seem to get better and more TV than you do without paying for cable, it’s easy to feel left out of the media loop. Leaving something out” is exactly what more viewers are choosing these days – they’re cutting the umbilical cord to their cable TV subscriptions. The Second-Screen Experience. The Cart or the Horse? TV is a starting point for conversations.
SOCIALNOMICS | SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2012
[Twitter] Black Friday 2012 = Record Online Results
Social Sales: Shoppers referred from Social Networks such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube generated.34 Record Online Sales for Thanksgiving, Fuels Black Friday Retail Surge, Reports IBM. Mobile Commerce Exceeds 16 Percent of Online Sales, led by the iPad: According to IBM US shoppers once again took advantage of early promotions this holiday season, driving a 17.4 percent increase in online sales Thanksgiving Day. This increase set the stage for 20.7 percent growth on Black Friday.The biggest surge came from mobile consumers , with sales reaching 16.3 percent, led by the iPad.
GREG VERDINO | MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2009
[Twitter] Greg Verdino: 5 ways every marketer can have a "dancing man moment"
Greg Verdino Marketing, Media, Technology & Trends Home About Me Book Me to Speak microMARKETING Journal On Twitter On Flickr Personal Blog Verdino Bytes My Company « Bits, bytes, posterous, punk | Main | Coopetwition gives two soda giants bubbly feelings » 5 ways every marketer can have a "dancing man moment" Last night, social media serendipity led me to a video of a man dancing at an outdoor music festival. Word of Mouth Workplace Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Flickr Slideshare Personal Blog Verdino Bytes Gremanda Powered, Inc. You will be after Aug 12. microMARKETING
ACIDLABS | SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2009
[Twitter] It's not extra time, it's a shift in time
Contact acidlabs By emailing email@example.com 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.
MINDYMCADAMS.COM | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2010
[Twitter] ‘Curation,’ and journalists as curators
In the Mumbai story, GroundReport curated — or organized and facilitated — people, finding Twitterers in Mumbai … to report and write ( Dec. Editors should master what I consider to be some essential tools of online curation: Social bookmarking sites like Delicious, Twitter as a research tool, Yahoo Pipes for aggregation. October 6, 2010 at 1:38 pm Leave a Reply Search all entries in this blog back to December 2005 Follow Me on Twitter > See my tweets @macloo Translate Choose your language Subscribe What is RSS (subscription)? 2, 2008 ). How old is it?
CONVINCE & CONVERT | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2010
[Twitter] Runza Combines Social Media and Email – Something to Chew On
also wish that Runza (and almost all companies) asked for Twitter handle and/or Facebook address. Instead of asking for birth year, city, and state (plus zip), couldn’t Runza instead ask for Twitter handle? Tweet Remember, the goal isn’t to be good at social media. The goal is to be good at business because of social media. Here’s one of the best ways to live that creed. Proactively use your social outposts to drive behavior among your current and prospective customers that has a higher value than just a one click “follow or “like.. One Goal.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2014
[Twitter] Mastering the Many Roles of a Social Media Professional
But instead of spreading their social presence as much as possible, Nick’s team is trimming it back, eliminating overly specific email and Twitter accounts in an effort to centralize their efforts. By concentrating on fewer Twitter handles (down from over 200), they can more carefully and frequently engage with their audience without anyone wondering where to find them. This month’s social pros touched on topics across the entire scope of social media marketing. Social media marketers have to wear many hats at once. “Google+ is Google,” he says.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2011
[Twitter] Will You Abandon Your Friends to Seek Real Relevance
You have to keep up your Twitter stream. I’m going to, especially on Twitter, unfollow everybody and then start from ground zero.” But also, it’s perpetuated through the “social media experts” I can tell you that year after year, I would have to get in debates that would justify my friend to follow ratio on Twitter, for example. If you search a particular brand on Twitter or Facebook and you feed that into a word cloud, all of these words are the words that people feel about your brand. (video production by my friends at Candidio. Tweet!”
ENGAGE | MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2014
[Twitter] Native is the New Black
Take that video and promote it via a story on Facebook or a promoted tweet on Twitter on behalf of the Chipotle brand, then it becomes advertising that is native to that platform. 'I recently had dinner with Tessa Gould, the Director of Native Advertising at the Huffington Post, while we were both at the Custom Content Council conference in Naples, Fla. was admiring her chic black outfit, not even realizing that stylish Tessa would present the next day on a topic even more trendy—native advertising. billion on it this year, a 20.5 percent increase over 2013, according to eMarketer.
T2 SOCIAL | SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2014
[Twitter] Predictive Analytics for Data Beginners: An Introduction
Tell us in the comments below or on Twitter ! 'Predictive analytics are on the rise in terms of popularity and importance, and for data beginners, they can be quite intimidating. Imagine a world where you could predict what would happen before it ever took place and be able to plan accordingly. It might sound like something H.G. Wells would write about, but in fact, this is the world we’re living in; this is the world of predictive analytics. Let’s start simply with a look at predictive data from the marketing side. Predictive Analytics in Marketing. Where the Two Meet.
JACOB MORGAN | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2013
[Twitter] Every Employee is Now a Buyer of Collaboration Software
Thanks to cloud based solutions, deploying software within organizations today isn’t that much more complicated then setting up a Twitter account, Facebook page, or buying something from Amazon. 'Remember when the traditional model of selling software to a company meant that you had to go through either IT or a business unit leader? Yep, those days are over. Thanks to cloud based solutions every employee is now a potential buyer of collaboration software. I think the tipping point has finally been reached. This shift is mainly happening because of three things: Low cost. Messaging.
JACOB MORGAN | MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 2012
[Twitter] The Problem with Many Task Management Solutions like Asana
The app should also notify me with reminders if tasks are due that day or if they are overdue. Finally, I’d like to be able to reference people and other tasks in that app much the same way I do within Twitter (using the “@” symbol). There are many task management solutions on the market today such as Asana, Producteev, HiTast, and dozes of others. My team happens to use Asana which is why I mentioned them in the title of this post (and is hence the one I am most familiar with). I’ll use Asana is an example. What else would you like to see offered?
SOSHABLE | SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2011
[Twitter] Three Things Digg Needs to Survive: Buzz, Buzz, and Buzz
In a discussion with one of their VPs, we told them that integration with Twitter and Facebook AS their commenting system would be a way to bring views and potential new users to the site. However, if they were able to comment on Digg and transmit that comment onto Reddit and Twitter, and conversely attach Tweets and Shares directly into the Digg story comments, they would have something unique and extremely intriguing. No, Digg is not dead. Not yet. Not yet. That’s it. Shock Us. Stagnation in the press is the key to failure for sites that are on a popularity slide. Create.
JEFF ESPOSITO | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2012
[Twitter] Why your small business SHOULD care about social media
million Twitter users ( Media Bistro ). This post originally ran on Vistaprint’s Small Business Blog. We’ve talked a lot about engagement on Facebook with best practices for using Facebook for your small business. While we think there was some great content in there (hopefully, you agree), we have gotten some feedback asking if investing time on social media sites (including Facebook ) is worth it for micro and small business owners. This is a very valid question, so we wanted to answer it with this post. They are the drivers that keep you in business.
SOSHABLE | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2011
[Twitter] Have Brand Pages given Google+ New Life?
The company announced that it was working on a business version of the platform that would essentially allow brands to have at it and approach it as they would a Facebook page, Twitter account, or LinkedIn profile. As far as the social space is concerned, Google+ just may go on to be the story of 2011. After all, it has been surrounded by more hype than we have seen in a long while. When the platform was unveiled back in June, many pundits in the tech community actually believed it could be a viable competitor to social giant Facebook. Opening the Doors. That time has come. We’ll see.
KIKOLANI | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2011
[Twitter] How to Win a Blogging Contest
When you think about promoting your post like that, then it feels good to share it on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, StumbleUpon, niche networks, forums, blog comments, in other guest posts, email signatures, and simply wherever you can fit it in! Have you ever wanted to make $500+ off of one blog post? Chances are you will not find a writing gig out there which will offer to pay you that much per post. But you can make that kind of money if you enter a blogging contest. What Are Blogging Contests. Link to sponsors on your own blog when your contest post goes live. Related Posts.
SOCIALNOMICS | SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 2014
[Twitter] Social Media Letting Its Hair Down
She’s not the only one with short hair right now; take a look at your twitter feed and check out Miley Cyrus’s hair, Emma Watson’s sophisticated short cut and lots of other celebs pulling off the pixie. 'There was the Farrah, and then there was the Rachael, with lots of famous hair before, after and in between. And that was before social media. With social media being such a part of everyday lives now, as soon as a celebrity has a new hair style, it’s out there. People tweet it, Facebook it, pin it. The comments are also all there to go with the hair.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 2013
[Twitter] 7 Customer Loyalty Lessons from Lady Gaga
Her social networking prowess is off the charts with 35 million Twitter followers and 56 million “likes” on Facebook. 'Lady Gaga image via BigStockPhoto.com. With 23 million albums sold, five Grammy Awards, and Forbes ’ distinction as one of the world’s most powerful celebrities, Lady Gaga is one of the most well-known pop artists in the world. Known as much for her voice as for her over-the-top wardrobe, few recognize Lady Gaga for her stunning business acumen, giving her legions of loyal fans worldwide—fans who are eager to buy her music, concert tickets, and products. Build Community.
GAURAVONOMICS | WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2010
[Twitter] The Difference Between Communities, Social Networks and Social.
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 « afaqs! Follow the blog on RSS , Twitter or Facebook and youll never miss a post again! link] This comment was originally posted on Twitter blog comments powered by Disqus « afaqs! Call me at +91-9999856940, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or connect with me on Facebook , Linkedin , Twitter , Slideshare , or Tumblr. Communities are: 1.
GAURAVONOMICS | THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 2010
[Twitter] Announcing the 2010 World Summit Youth Awards Winners.
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 « Audience Matters Story on Women and Social Networking in India Guardian Activate Summit 2010 Highlights: My Talk on the Crisis of Caring » Announcing the 2010 World Summit Youth Awards Winners Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! Follow the blog on RSS , Twitter or Facebook and youll never miss a post again! Lets talk.
T2 SOCIAL | MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
[Twitter] The Steps to Managing a Social Media Crisis
Tell us in the comments below or on Twitter ! 'We all fear the dreaded social media crisis, and it is important to have a clear cut policy in place when it comes to managing the situation. Have you ever looked at your overall social business strategy and asked yourself if you have a clear-cut set of steps to follow in the event of a social media crisis? Few brands do. No one likes to think about the devastating social media crisis but it is imperative that we do. After all, we have all seen cases of brands that have no strategy in place and what that can lead to. Assign Priority Steps.