PUSHING SOCIAL | TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2010
[Twitter] #3: Fascination Power Blogging with ALARM!
Thom Reply Cancel reply Leave a Comment Previous post: My Take on “The Copywriting Scorecard for Bloggers Next post: Why You Must Write Your Boogie Man Post 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? by Stanford on August 24, 2010 Spread it!
CONVINCE & CONVERT | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2013
[Twitter] 11 Reasons Why Prospects Don’t Convert Into Customers
You can follow him on Twitter @FeldmanCreative. Just four years ago, my friend Marcus Sheridan discovered the power of content marketing and rescued his nearly bankrupt pool and spa business. He dove deep into blogging and propelled River Pools and Spas to a dominant leadership position in his home state of Virginia. Today, while still maintaining partial ownership of the pool business, Marcus, a.k.a. The Sales Lion ,” is a very in-demand online marketing consultant and speaker. It Takes Clicks to Make the Formula Fly. Those that don’t, don’t. ve seen what sabotages websites. No help.
ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST | MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2009
[Twitter] Pfizer will recruit patients through online community « Online.
It is always nice to read about companies developing online communities because for me, it validates the power they possess and the importance I just mentioned. firmly believe that we have yet to tap into the potential of online communities and see the results that a well-nurtured community with a purpose can provide. Apparently, Pfizer agrees. The pharmaceutical company is hoping to unlock the power of online communities to help it recruit more people for clinical trials,’ according to this press release. Kudos to Pfizer. Attitude is everything. And they must be able to back it up!
ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST | SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2009
[Twitter] A Conversation on the Decline of Civility
Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed A Conversation on the Decline of Civility September 27, 2009 in user generated content | Tags: online communities , managing online communities , news comments , comment I was one of three guests on WRAL’s new talk show, “On the Record which aired on the CBS affiliate in Raleigh this week. The topic: The Decline of Civility. So far there have been two blogs posted about it. Attitude is everything. Serious swagger!
SOCIALNOMICS | WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014
[Twitter] Stay Safe: 4 Social Media Security Tips for the Summer
Remember that your Twitter and Instagram profiles are public by default as well, unless you change the setting to “private”. 'Now that summer has officially begun, many start firing up their social media profiles: whether it’s Facebook status updates about travel plans, Instagram pictures of family vacations or Pinterest pins of exotic locations, most of us seek to update old and attract new friends through our summer social media activity. However, this uptick in posting and sharing through various profiles can also harbor serious dangers. 1. Review your privacy settings.
T2 SOCIAL | MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2014
[Twitter] Link Building Tips to Keep Your Brand Above Board
Tell us in the comments below or on Twitter ! 'Google just updated Penguin for the first time in a while, and these link building tips will help keep your brand from being hit by any potential penalties. When it comes to boosting your rankings on Google, link building is among the most viable strategies – assuming, of course, that it’s being done properly. With Google’s latest update to Penguin 3.0, these are a few link building tips to keep in mind in order to avoid any unwanted penalties to your SERPs. Avoid the Manipulation of Shares. Transparency is the Best Policy.
BRASS TACK THINKING | MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 2010
[Twitter] 3-Stage Goals
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. For a lot of us, “just missing it is tantamount to failure. How do we change that? The first is real accomplishment; the second still unknown. But we can. See how it works?
CONVINCE & CONVERT | SUNDAY, AUGUST 26, 2012
[Twitter] dot coma – Are Domain Names Even Relevant Now?
Twitter shortens and hides domain names (for your “protection”). I have been in digital marketing a long time. How long? When I started, domain names were free , because why would anyone pay money for something of no consequence? My first online voyage was in 1994, working with my college pals at Internet Direct, Arizona’s first Internet company (and also the inventor of virtual Web hosting, ultimately sold to Mindspring). Domain names were free, and brands didn’t even know what the World Wide Web was in many cases (given that graphical browsers barely existed).
SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGERY | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2008
[Twitter] My Social Media Resolutions for 2009
In 2009, I’m going to move reading back up my priority list and start dedicating time each day to my Google Reader, my stack of unread books, magazines, and Twitter stream. Turn more of my virtual connections into real-life ones – Om Malik had it right – Twitter followers aren’t really friends. Following someone on Twitter or commenting on their blog doesn’t make you friends with someone. In 2009, I hope to meet face-to-face with more of the great folks I’ve meet this year on Twitter and GovLoop. Government 2.0 Good luck!
SOCIALNOMICS | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012
[Twitter] Where Marketing Automation is Heading: SiriusDecisions Weighs In
Tell us on Twitter. As we talked to Marketing Automation experts to prepare our recent white paper 52 Secrets to Marketing Automation Success , we saw an outpouring of fascinating predictions and analyses of the industry. Some discussions were simply too good not to share in full. Case in point, Jonathan Block and Jay Famico of SiriusDecisions prepared an extensive amount of research, all very enlightening about the future of the industry. Technology. Dynamic Web sites: Dynamically aligning high-value Web site content to Web site visitors increases conversion rates. Customer behavior.
SOCIALNOMICS | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2012
[Twitter] Social TV: Social Marketing Practices That Translate Beyond Television
Social TV has brought these moments back to us in a newer and re-imagined way with some impressive statistics: According to Carri Bugbee, the #TrumpRoast hashtag was used more than 27,000 times on Twitter during the March 2011 telecast of the Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump. With its vast assortment of networks – from Discovery Channel , Animal Planet , and TLC – the company manages 70 Facebook Fan pages boasting 40 million fans, and 20 Twitter accounts with 2.4 For a network, the outreach – the blogs, photo campaigns, Twitter postings, Facebook engagement, etc.
INBLURBS | MONDAY, JANUARY 10, 2011
[Twitter] Effective time frame for successful Inbound Marketing
Channels which could be important for you are: LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, industry related forums, video sites, industry related blogs, industry related press releases and industry related magazines. Start to promote your business in LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, industry related forums, video sites, industry related blogs, industry related press releases and industry related magazines. Tweet this on Twitter! Inbound marketing is an very effective way to lower cost per lead and to attract new customers. How every marketing strategy it is not done by themself. Monitor.
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2013
[Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & World’s Cutest Frog
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. This Week on Kikolani. Enter to Win 1 of 3 Lifetime Memberships to ElegantThemes – Enter to win one of three lifetime memberships to ElegantThemes. Contest ends on Thursday, April 18th at 5pm MST. Blogging / Content.
DIVA MARKETING BLOG | FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2011
[Twitter] Stories from Smaller Nonprofits: National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel
Facebook Twitter Website Civil Right to Counsel. At this holiday season we are encourage to look beyond face value to the heart of the people who may touch our lives. directly or indirectly. Looks" of nonprofits may also be deceiving at first glance. For the first time we are opening Diva Marketing's Holiday For Small Nonprofits Series to a couple of special programs offered by larger nonprofits. These initaitives often have unique budgets and dedicated staff. much the same as smaller nonprofits. . This story is told by John Pollock who manages this unique program.
DIVA MARKETING BLOG | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2009
[Twitter] Bring Back The Blog
As social networks like Twitter, Facebook and the like grab center stage of the social media world blogging seems almost retro. Now don't get me wrong I love the tweet bird and have am amusingly frustrated when the Fail Whale pops into view. As for Facebook I am tickled that my 70+ year old Auntie Barbara has a page. Maybe it's because I "grew-up" in social media beginning with blogs that this funny little word packs a big punch for me. Bring Back The Blog will be a sometimes series that highlights some of the great work in the blogosphere. For your reading pleasure. snow flake time."
SOCIAL WAYNE | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011
[Twitter] Day 28: People of color impacting the social web – Marcia Wade Talbert #28DaysofDiversity
Twitter: @newsgyrl. As we all know, February is Black History Month. It’s a month where we honor those who have made an impact on American culture for equal rights, those who have invented, those who have a helped others and those who have inspired everyone to be the best they can be, not only as a person of color but as a human. Last year for Black History Month, I started an online series called 28 Days Diversity where I would feature someone new everyday during the month of February for just being awesome in their own right. Website/Blog: www.BlackEnterprise.com. Magazine.
SOSHABLE | SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2011
[Twitter] Is Conde Nast Squandering Reddit’s Potential?
Sites like Facebook and Twitter have more users, but the semi-unified front that Reddit is able to muster behind various causes is in a league of its own. Twitter is the only venue that is arguably as fast at spreading news virally and it never reaches the number of pageviews that Reddit can send. How many software engineers does it take to operate a site that serves over 1 billion pageviews a month? At Reddit, the answer is (hopefully) one, at least for now. David King left last week to join Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian at Hipmunk. The Unwanted Potential. Power?
JACOB MORGAN | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014
[Twitter] Education Is Broken: Open Badges Might Be The Solution
Jade Forester (jade_forester) | Twitter. 'Click Here to Subscribe via iTunes. Click Here to Subscribe via RSS Feed (non-iTunes feed). Click here to download the episode (right click “save as”). link]. The one stat you need to know. I’ll use this excerpt from Sir Ken Robinson’s Huffington Post article. “In 1970, the U.S. had the highest rates of high school graduation in the world, now it has one of the lowest. According to the OECD , the overall U.S. graduation rate is now around 75 percent, which puts America 23rd out of 28 countries surveyed. million a year. Podcas
SOSHABLE | THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 2013
[Twitter] 7 Social Media Tips for the Aspiring Musician
Facebook and Twitter are pretty standard, but having a presence on a website like Tumblr can help you find new fans and expand your online audience further. 'There are two sides to being a musician, as you surely know. There’s the creative side — writing, recording, and performing songs — and there’s the business side that requires you to book shows, update your website, and answer emails. They’re equally important, but too often the parts of being a musician that don’t involve actually making music can get to be pretty tedious. Keep up your website.
SOSHABLE | FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2012
[Twitter] Empire Avenue Goes Beyond Social Influence Measurement into the Realm of Influence Building
Between the chat feature on site, an engagement panel that pulls in the activity from most of the networks including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Flickr, and Instagram, and the ability to post directly on their Empire Avenue profiles, this new dimension of engagement makes it much easier to contact people directly. The world of social media influence has been a growing industry for years. If you haven’t been paying attention to Empire Avenue , you probably don’t realize what you’re missing. All in all, it’s the type of game that you can master in days.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | THURSDAY, MAY 20, 2010
[Twitter] Social Media Success Metrics and Premature Calculation | Social.
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 Suffering From Premature Calculation? Number of Twitter followers. For twitter, I think the number of RT's and @'s is more important than # of followers. link] [link] Doug Weinbrenner KPI-Twitter Dysfunction (KTD): 'Are You Suffering From Premature Calculation?'
SOCIALNOMICS | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2014
[Twitter] Medical Community and Big Data Getting More Social
The top platforms on social media include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Google+, LinkedIn and Pinterest. 'While many people think of social media as just a means to connect to old friends, it’s actually much more. Social media helps patients connect with others that may be suffering with the same disease, it allows doctors to relate to one another and it can help new and innovative ideas get funded. Support Just a Tweet or Share Away. An example of just how powerful social media is was the earthquake in Haiti in 2010. Assisting Medical Patients.
KIKOLANI | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012
[Twitter] Having A Mentor – Ever Considered The Possibilities?
Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+. This is a guest post by Ruan Oosthuizen. When you start out as a new blogger, chances are you are very unfamiliar with the online world and what goes on behind the scenes. Even if you’ve been online for some time, as you become more involved you will discover that quite a different side to things exists than you’re aware of when you just read other people’s blogs and articles. Often at times starting as a new blogger, you have a gazillion ideas that you wish you could get out there all at once. Experience.
JACOB MORGAN | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
[Twitter] Why You Should Get “The Collaborative Organization”
Employees who are used to using many social and collaborative platforms (such as Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook, and Google) are expecting their enterprises to offer the same types of capabilities while being able to adapt to changes in behaviors. The Collaborative Organization is the first comprehensive strategy guide to emergent (using new social and collaborative software) collaboration in the enterprise and you should read it. I also wanted to help companies that are struggling to find answers and solutions for how to make collaboration successful. Employee engagement levels at U.S.
PROBLOGGER | MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2012
[Twitter] Your Social Media and SEO Game Plan for 2012
Create a Twitter page and link it to your site as well. Tweet interesting, relevant links your main home page and sub-pages on Twitter. You need to publish each blog post to your Google Plus page, Facebook page, and Twitter page, over a period of time. If you follow this process, you will see some good ranking in Google and other search engines—as well as decent traffic from Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, and YouTube. This guest post is by Herman Dias of SEOsoeasy.com. It was more like a Google sniper attack on all the spam and rubbish sites. Your three-month plan.
PUSHING SOCIAL | FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 2012
[Twitter] Social Media Reading From “Resolution Week”
PS+Twitter. I love the New Year. It’s awesome to see people reevaluating their lives and making goals for the New Year. I’m cheering for you to achieve everything you set out to do and much much more. guess you can say we are the cheering team for the Ambitious Blogger. Wondering if that should be the tagline? Anyways… Here’s what we’ve talked about this week. This Week on PS. Psst…The Spectacular Blog Review is Open. quietly reopened my Spectacular Blog Review Service. Things Your Readers Need to Hear Before They’ll Read Your Blog. Social Medi
PUSHING SOCIAL | FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2011
[Twitter] 5 Social Media Articles to Unwrap and Enjoy Today
PS+Twitter: 50 Posts on Engagement for Bloggers, Business, and Social Media Enthusiasts - An incredibly comprehensive encyclopedia of all things “engagement” online. I’m surprised that you are reading this! Most folks are frantically picking up last minute gifts or traveling to their Christmas destination. Thanks for checking in during the holiday bustle. This article is important for people actively building their email list (which should be everyone!). Is It Time to Abolish The Retweet Button? wonder what would happen if the retweet button didn’t exist?
TWIST IMAGE | SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2013
[Twitter] Right Hooks And Better Marketing With Gary Vaynerchuk
With over one million Twitter followers and millions of views for his many different YouTube and video podcast productions, most brands should be paying attention to how he does it. 'Episode #387 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Gary Vaynerchuk is a marketing juggernaut. In everything that he does, he is driven. He calls this drive his "hustle," and he is practically laughing at every other businessperson who doesn''t go out there and give it their one hundred percent (while he is busy lapping them). blogging.
SOCIALNOMICS | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2014
[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.
SOCIALNOMICS | TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2014
[Twitter] 1/3 of Young People Would be Happy For Their Employer to Have Access to Their Social Media Profiles
The report, written by consultants from PwC using a survey of 10,000 workers worldwide and 500 human resources (HR) professionals, suggests personal data from Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites could be used by employers to understand what motivates their workforce, reasons why people might move jobs and to improve employee wellbeing. 'Research indicates that 92% of children under the age of two already have a digital posting about them. What does that mean for this generation and the next as they grow up? Will they care more or less about privacy?
SOCIALNOMICS | MONDAY, MAY 5, 2014
[Twitter] How to Clean Up Your Social Media Channels
Head on over to Twitter next to manage your lists. 'It’s easy to collect a lot of junk on your social media accounts, especially if you’ve jumped on every platform that’s been created. However, when it comes to spring cleaning, why not take a closer look at those photo albums from five years ago, comments that might put you in the hot seat with your boss, and start sifting through those friend lists? Start by taking a look at who has access to your information, and remember that all of these people ( depending on your settings ) are getting a front row seat to your life. Regain control.
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2012
[Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Share Your Best Post
Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, freelancing, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have seen on Google+ , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Content. Simple Plan for Writing a Powerful Blog Post in Less Than 2 Hours – When I started blogging 7 years ago, it used to take me 4 to 5 hours to write a post. Business / Career. Freelancing.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2013
[Twitter] How to Make Pinterest Your Brand’s Own
“Twitter and Facebook are very different avenues. He just started using Twitter to look outside his normal job role and embrace new technologies. 'Callan Green, Sony @callanpaola. Callan Green , Senior Social Media Specialist at Sony , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the layout of Sony’s social media team, how to find success on Pinterest, and playing to strengths on different platforms. Read on for some of the highlights and tweetable moments, or listen to the full podcast. Please Support Our Sponsors. We couldn’t do it without them!
MINDJUMPERS | FRIDAY, JULY 16, 2010
[Twitter] The Story of The World's Most Powerful Social Network – Facebook
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 So what to expect? The book is actually really good and it’s no surprise that it has ended up on the US national bestseller lists. Is it reliable?
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2010
[Twitter] Case Study: InvisiblePeople.tv
Basically, they empower homeless people to tell their own story via YouTube, Twitter and InvisiblePeople.tv. Each week, Horvath highlights homeless citizens stories on InvisiblePeople.tv, and high traffic sites such as YouTube, Twitter and Facebook, proving to a global audience that while they may often be ignored, they are far from invisible. The site teaches them how to sign up for email, open a Twitter account, join Facebook, create a blog and, in general, take advantage of the benefits of online social media. What started and continues as InvisiblePeople.tv Engagement.
SOCIALNOMICS | TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012
[Twitter] Customer Relationship Management (and CRM) is Going Social
As always, we encourage you to share your favorite takeaways from the webinar on Twitter at @AwarenessInc. We live in a business world that is increasingly focused on improving customer experiences, but some companies lack the expertise and tools to make this happen. One of the best ways to create a better experience is to leverage what you know about your customers – and to do that, companies are moving towards an integration of social data with CRM systems. To get you started, I’ve highlighted key takeaways from our discussion on integrating social media and CRM strategies. Mike Lewis.
BILL HARTZER | FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2009
[Twitter] How to Promote the Perfect Blog Post
Especially if it’s a very timely blog post with some sort of breaking news or something that you think can “go viral or get others to link to it and talk about it, maybe even on Twitter. Along with Twitter , Digg , Reddit , and other social media websites , Google’s blog search can even bring in some great traffic to your blog. Go on over to your Twitter account and tweet about it. Tell friends about it, even those who don’t use social bookmarking sites or Twitter. Did you know that Google recently updated their blog search algorithm ?
CONVERSTATIONS | MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014
[Twitter] Blog Posting Mantra No. 8 – Share Your Posts
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. 'Have you ever put together a radio or television commercial for your business? How many times did you run it? You probably ran the ad dozens of times, at different times each day. Bring that kind of thinking to this final step of our Blog Posting Mantra – Share Your Posts. Maybe you’ve tried some of those plugins allowing you to broadcast your post with a click. It seems easy (it is). Maybe even lazy (yes). Forget it. Here are a few videos on how to use these tools ). Blog Posting Mantra #2 – Title the Post.
CONVERSTATIONS | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2014
[Twitter] Segmenting and a Project Mindset – Will it Build Your Business?
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. 'Two practices that stave off a state of overwhelm in my own business is Segmenting and a Project Mindset. also use these devices in helping other business, in more ways than one. The Operations of a Small Business . Segmenting is dividing the business day into roles; Projects are dividing the business day into tasks. Using my business ( SmallBizTracks ) as an example, I have three segments in my workday. Middle of Day: Customer Cultivation – This includes calls, meetings, projects, administrative. Small Business
CONVERSTATIONS | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2014
[Twitter] How SmallBizTracks Works: Sharing Documents and Desktops
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. 'The Scope Document is the first of many documents we share and modify with clients and others we work with on projects. These documents might need to be shared before, during, or after our meetings. With drafts, designs, and images of various types being sent to and fro, we thankfully have more than a few tools in today’s connected world that makes sharing easy, regardless of time zone or zip code. Google Drive - This is our personal preference, since we use so many other Google products. Looks promising. Small Busines
PROBLOGGER | SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014
[Twitter] 5 Unique Ways to Increase Your Blog Traffic
Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Linkedin are where your readers are. After creating your post, you can share a link of the post through Facebook or Twitter and then ask your friends or followers to comment. 'This is a guest contribution from SEO expert Zach Radford. Today, you don’t gain blog traffic by paying for backlinks or by swapping them like the old days. Instead, you need to focus on creating quality content that is beneficial to your visitors. We know that. But how do you do it? And do it consistently? The content should solve main problems faced by your reader.
BILL HARTZER | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2014
[Twitter] MyBlogGuest.com Guest Blogging Network Penalized by Google
There are other pages, such as Ann Smarty’s Twitter account, that show up instead. 'MyBlogGuest, a popular guest blogging network, has been penalized by Google. In at Tweet posted by Matt Cutts of Google last night at one o’clock in the morning, Matt posted: Today we took action on a large guest blog network. reminder about the spam risks of guest blogging: [link]. Today we took action on a large guest blog network. reminder about the spam risks of guest blogging: [link]. — Matt Cutts (@mattcutts) March 19, 2014. MyBlogGuest is not a paid network.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2012
[Twitter] Is You Marketing a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing?
Smart guys Tom Martin and Matt Ridings agreed on Twitter: @ jaybaer Totally – it’s a marketing campaign masquerading as humanized communication anyhow, but offer pushed it 2 far IMO cc @ techguerilla. Last week, I wrote that social media stunts can do more harm than good , because they set an expectation among the masses that they will also be treated with extraordinary kindness. But they won’t, because highly individualized “wow” moments aren’t typically scalable. Note: not everyone agreed with me on that, which is terrific. Even the CEO writes them.
BRASS TACK THINKING | TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2010
[Twitter] Clique, Clique…BOOM
kristinglasbergen This is something I'm starting to notice on Twitter. We can, for example, be trying desperately to be “cool enough to have our writing included in a top popular blog, and frustrated we can't get a “yes all while ignoring the people on twitter who follow us on twitter and ask direct questions. link] Tamsen McMahon (@tamadear) I hear you: I often refer to SM (particularly my Twitter and RSS feeds) as an “idea engine. Don’t think so? Look around you. Look at whose blogs you read. Whose attention you want. BINGO.
SOSHABLE | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
[Twitter] Digg Newsroom Beta May Just Be Enough To Regain Relevance
Newsrooms analyzes “social signals” from Facebook and Twitter to help surface content. Over the last year since the launch of version 4, Digg has faced challenges in regaining its relevance in social media. Traffic is down. Users are less active. It has seemed at times as if Digg may go the way of MySpace, Propeller, and Yahoo Buzz – social sites that were once big news but failed to adapt to a changing social sphere. Today, they launched Digg Newsrooms in limited beta. ” Here’s a sneak peek; click to enlarge. His praise comes with a caveat.
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012
[Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Last of the Great Unknown
Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, freelancing, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have seen on Google+ , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing. How To Connect with These 6 Influential Bloggers – While everyone is different, bloggers in the same niche have similar end goals. Here it is! Find out how to get more subscribers here!
JEFF ESPOSITO | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2011
[Twitter] Five for Friday – Mailed in Edition
Facebook Teams Up With Twitter; Danger for Google+? This was a fast but good week, and I got back in from Chicago in the wee hours of the morning today. While out there I had the pleasure of getting together with some really good friends while also presenting at the Word of Mouth Association’s part of Chicago’s Social Media Week. So thanks to Gini Dietrich, Rebecca Denison and Daniel Agee for the good times. Hope your week was just as good. Here’s this week’s edition of Five for Friday, sans descriptions this week (sorry!). Basic SEO for Facebook Fan Pages.
ENGAGE | MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2013
[Twitter] Best in Strategy, 2013
hop on (and off) my phone all the time, checking the weather forecast before I get dressed, reading Twitter notifications in the drive-thru at Starbucks, trolling through Facebook when I grab a quick lunch. 'The end of the year is a natural time for reflection and best-of lists— movies! albums! blog posts ?! In keeping with the season, the Contentology crew is devoting the last few days of 2013 (and the first few of the new year) to highlighting the year''s best posts for content strategists, creators and distributors. We’ll be back in earnest Jan. Here''s what’s ahead: Dec.
PROACTIVE REPORT | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2013
[Twitter] PR, Big Data and Actionable Insights
Follow me on Twitter for more PR trends. 'Deirdre Breakenridge, Adjunct Professor at NYU and CEO of Pure Performance Communications, was part of the panel on PR and Big Data at the PRSA conference in Philadelphia in October 2013. With powerful monitoring and social media intelligence tools, pulling and analyzing large sets of data, “big data” is seen as the future of public relations. However, using the information to create actionable insights has been a challenge for communications professionals. Why is big data so important for the future of PR? Everything online can be measured.
KIKOLANI | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2012
[Twitter] Binging Relevant Search Back
Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+. This is a guest post by Jeet Banerjee. Which search engine do you use for finding information, products, or services? For most of us, that answer is Google. Google has been the top search engine for the last few years and has essentially dominated the world of search. While most of us have believed that Google is the best search engine, Microsoft’s search engine Bing has something to say about it. Bing is loud, proud, and openly challenging users to see first hand why they are better than Google. The Algorithm Changes.
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2012
[Twitter] 14 Ways to Promote Your Latest YouTube Video
Share It on Twitter: As usual, you want to shoot a link to your video out to all your Twitter followers. Be sure to include relevant hash tags and, if your video features a company and its product, then you definitely want to include their Twitter handle in the tweet too. This guest post is by Jenny Dean of Floppycats. If you’re like me, you put a lot of time, effort, and thought into your YouTube videos. Even if you don’t, since YouTube is the second most searched engine in the world (and owned by the #1—Google), there is good reason to make the most of each upload.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | TUESDAY, MAY 11, 2010
[Twitter] 4 Steps to Drive Sales with a Social FAQ | Blogging and Content.
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 4 Steps to Drive Sales with a Social FAQ May 11th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet One of the key benefits of social media that’s not talked about nearly enough is its ability to mitigate doubt and confusion among fence-sitters. To be entertained? think not. How did I know that?
ARI HERZOG | WEDNESDAY, MAY 7, 2014
[Twitter] My Story About Living My Life
Maybe they wanted help understanding Twitter or building a Facebook page or designing a blog or starting on LinkedIn. 'A picture by Joshua Becker and a tweet by Kim Garst work together to tell a story. This is a short story about a man and a job. It’s about saying goodbye to cubicles and commutes and saying hello to living your own life. Before I share it, I want to say this blog post is about me. It’s my story. You will probably identify with it. This could be anyone’s story. It’s about dreams , failures and faith , obstacles and picking yourself up to carry on.
JEFF ESPOSITO | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2013
[Twitter] Community ROI, wrong numbers and Chubby Checker
in case you missed it, Burger King’s Twitter account got hacked this week and was turned into a pro Golden Arches account. After a week hiatus due to being sick, Five for Friday comes back with some goodies for your reading pleasure. Hopefully you had a great week; mine flew by and had a great onboarding a new team at Vistaprint. ve got some great weekend plans that are of the super secret variety now let’s hope this snow does not impact it. Hope you’ve got a good weekend planned and catch you on Monday. What Do You REALLY Expect Burger King To Do? If not I am not judging.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2013
[Twitter] 3 Strategies to Make Big Content Work for Your Brand
Follow him on Twitter and Google+. You can connect with Kelsey on Twitter , G+ , or LinkedIn. You can connect with him on Twitter , LinkedIn , and Pinterest. '“Big Content”, also known as content that requires significant time and resources, is all the rage today. But how do you turn these ebooks, whitepapers, videos, webinars, Slideshares, etc., from fun, long-term content creations to powerful projects that really drive business? Cyrus Shepard is Senior Content Astonaut for Moz. How do you measure the ROI of your big content initiatives?
BILL HARTZER | THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2010
[Twitter] Search Engine Marketing Job Opening: Account Directors
Twitter: [link]. ICONSTAFF has openings for Account Directors. Account Directors are responsible for leading, managing, and leveraging a team of Account Managers and Supervisors to develop revenue and maximize profitability while maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction. In support of their clients and account teams, the Account Director develops key client relationships, develop and deliver marketing strategies and program/campaign development, and provide supporting business analysis. This role may cross multiple clients inside an industry vertical. Responsibilities. ICONSTAFF.
SOCIALNOMICS | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2011
[Twitter] Will Retailers be Social This Black Friday?
For those retailers with the greatest numbers of Facebook fans and Twitter followers, they already have a leg up on the competition by actively engaging consumers, allowing retailers to share details regarding sales, special offers, and early opening times. For those retailers who don’t quite get it when it comes to how to use social media to propel more sales, here are some tips: Utilize social media from start to finish – There are a variety of social networking sites out there for retailers along with Facebook and Twitter. eMarketer recently reported that U.S.
KIKOLANI | TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010
[Twitter] Social Media for Non-Profit Organizations
It is also integrated with Twitter, blogs, Flickr and other networks. Twitter. The biggest mistake people often make when using Twitter is to view it as an avenue to “push their message out. Due to the nature of twitter, this will not generate results and it will just make you look spammy. Twitter is a portal to starting two-way conversations. 2010 Social Media Wishlist – New Features for Facebook, StumbleUpon, & Twitter. This is a guest post by Forest Whaling. YouTube. An increased uploading capacity. Facebook. Facebook Pages.
KIKOLANI | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2012
[Twitter] ElegantThemes Review – Preview 75+ Elegant Premium WordPress Themes on One Page
Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+. A few weeks ago, I wrote about what premium themes people chose to buy after reading my comparison post on Thesis vs. Genesis. mentioned ElegantThemes as a good alternative for those looking for lots of design options at a lower price than StudioPress , and it has received almost as many purchases (if not more) than Thesis. So I decided to do a review of just ElegantThemes for those who want to learn more about their premium WordPress designs. ElegantThemes Pricing. You can choose from the following pricing levels. Navigation.
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2011
[Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Wonderful World
Answers to 31 Social Media Questions You’re Too Shy to Ask – Learn the answers to 31 social media questions you were too embarrassed to ask on Google+, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing. 10 Common Business Blogging Saboteurs and How To Overcome Them.
WRITTENT BLOG | MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2013
[Twitter] 10 Unexpected Places to Find Business Blogging Inspiration
Twitter’s Trending Topics. Well, actually there is – Twitter. Marketing Conference Twitter Streams. 'I’ll clue you into a little secret. There’s no famous blogger out there who hasn’t struggled to find inspiration at one point or another. Literally everyone has days where their ideas run dry, or they’d just rather be sitting on a beach far from their laptop. Great content creators learn to find inspiration in unexpected and surprising places, regardless of whether they’re in business blogging or composing music. Refer to Personal Bloggers. Draw from Popular Media.
JASON YORMARK | THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 2010
[Twitter] The Traditional Resume Is Dying
Related posts: How To Use LinkedIn Groups To Drive Website Traffic Dear Twitter: Please Add Auto DM Blocking This entry was posted on Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 9:57 am and is filed under Digital Marketing , Social Media. jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Digital Marketing , Social Media / The Traditional Resume Is Dying | Subcribe via RSS The Traditional Resume Is Dying August 5th, 2010 Posted in Digital Marketing , Social Media Tweet Share The sooner the better I say. One place to update and easily share with whoever you wish.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | THURSDAY, JUNE 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 What BP Can Learn from Umpire Jim Joyce June 3rd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet We don’t ask for much, really. Im a frequent social media conference speaker , and interview social media luminaries for my Twitter 20 series of live Twitter interviews. And Tiger.
SOSHABLE | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2012
[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.
SOSHABLE | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
[Twitter] Write for Soshable (because it’s about the people)
We will still be posting tips, analysis, infographics, and commentary, but there are plenty of blogs out there who hang on every move that Facebook or Twitter make. Things are changing at Soshable. For nearly 4 years, we’ve tried to bring the latest news, deep analysis, tips, and features about what’s happening in the world of social media. It’s been a labor of love – we only maintain enough advertising to keep the lights on and the bills paid – but we’ve had some wonderful success considering that it’s a (very) part-time gig for all of us.
SOSHABLE | SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2011
[Twitter] Can Chen and Hurley Make Delicious Tasty Again?
Twitter sees something like 200 million tweets a day, but I bet I can’t even read 1,000 a day,” Chen said. Twitter only goes back so far and is challenging to drill down without setting exact parameters. In the early days of social media, social bookmarking was up there with social networking and social news as a primary way of sharing the world with others. Delicious was at the top of the bookmarking world, wildly popular amongst academics and geeks and poised to expand to the rest of the world. In 2005, Yahoo! bought the site. Under the Yahoo! society. failed to do.
SOCIALNOMICS | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2011
[Twitter] Paterno, Penn State and the Social Media Outcry
If you check out Twitter, Facebook and other such sites, Paterno, Penn State, etc. Like many other news junkies, I keep my eye on Twitter during the day for links to any breaking news etc. Twitter hashtags with various names have popped up in recent days regarding the matter, some creative, some informative and some downright ridiculous. For those individuals who do not follow college football, a legend’s career that has spanned some 60-plus years all told may be coming to a rather unceremonious end sooner rather than later. are all over the place.
PROBLOGGER | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2011
[Twitter] Caption Contest: Win the ProBlogger Library of eBooks!
This morning on Twitter (follow me @Problogger ) we were sharing our most embarrassing moments as bloggers and I shared the above picture which appeared in newspapers across Australia. When I shared it earlier today on Twitter the captions for it started coming in thick and fast, so I thought perhaps it’d be fun to open it up. Okay, time for a little light-hearted fun. Caption Contest! When the article came out five years ago, it was one of my first. But the photo became the focus of the piece, and generated quite a few laughs. What would you caption that picture?
TWIST IMAGE | SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2012
[Twitter] Talking To An Ad Contrarian
They have have had a parade of social media miracle cures that were going to 'change everything' -- blogs, podcasts, widgets, YouTube , Facebook , games, Twitter , LinkedIn , FourSquare , Pinterest , QR codes and, of course, now content. Episode #327 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. When was the last time you read a non-fiction business book and laughed out loud? There have been instances where I have smiled, perhaps had an occasional chuckle. came to Bob Hoffman in a very different way. It hasn't. They haven't. He agreed.
SPIN SUCKS | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
[Twitter] Why scale the paywall? | 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 14 2010 Why Scale the Paywall? TrackBack URL Leave a comment Latest Popular Tags Twitter What Bristol Palin Can Teach Us About Personal Branding The American Dream: Growing a Business Top Five Stories for Week Ending Sept. Twitter Handles: My Name or a Nickname?
BILL HARTZER | MONDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2014
[Twitter] Bill Hartzer: Weekly Update for October 13, 2014
In case you’ve missed it, you might want to check out SocialCentiv, a really cool new Twitter marketing software product. SocialCentive Twitter Marketing Software Free Trial. SocialCentiv is some new Twitter marketing software (it’s really a dashboard) that feeds you Tweets by people. and here’s the post that I wrote about it: https://www.billhartzer.com/pages/using-socialcentiv-twitter-marketing-software-lead-generation/. But, notably the TopSEOs website appears to have been banned in Google. TopSEOs Banned. 33 Speakers to See at Pubcon. link].
FIREBELLY | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2011
[Twitter] Facebook Changes — A Different Perspective
don’t know what additional things I’m getting done with those extra 20-ish minutes in my day, but I’m sure it’s an effective use of my time — or it may be used to browse Twitter. Facebook users have been very vocal about how much they hate all the changes. Well, let’s drop a truth bomb. There are more to come — and soon — and there will always be changes. Technology is not cyclical, so it constantly updates and adapts to user needs. Users argue Facebook is doing everything but adapting to their needs, but that is the intention. Newsfeed. now do neither.
SOSHABLE | THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 2011
[Twitter] Reddit Traffic has Exploded in 12 Months
The site normally broke EVERYTHING first to the point that when people saw something for the first time on Twitter or Facebook, Redditors could say, “Oh, I saw that on Reddit last week.. Whether they want to admit it or not, Reddit was once the ultimate “hipster site. No, it wasn’t/isn’t populated by people who wearing horn-rim glasses and skinny jeans carrying around graphic novels in their hemp knapsacks. It was hipster because it was only cool to those lucky few who knew about it. Then, Digg V4 happened. Since then, the traffic has gone up tremendously.
ARI HERZOG | SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2012
[Twitter] Introducing Stephen Tiano: Monday Muse #2
Twitter, for instance, was—I thought—about telling people what I had eaten for lunch. stayed away until it occurred to me — sometime after tweeting became famous for the guy who announced his arrest in Iran —- that Twitter was a live opportunity to engage with people, particularly those in publishing and making books (from writers to editors to designers and artists), to learn and exchange ideas about these things that interested me so much. introduced Mitch Joel last week and debuted the Monday Muse column. Here is Stephen for the second week. My influences vary. Muses
ARI HERZOG | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2011
[Twitter] Slapped! Facebook Blocks Me For 14 Days
LinkedIn MySpace Facebook Twitter Time. I am seeking re-election to the Newburyport city council and actively sending Facebook messages to people who live in my town to 1) introduce myself and 2) inquire if they would like to be my friend. Yesterday I sent nearly 80 friend requests over the course of the day and over two thirds responded positively to being friends. Today is a different story. When I wrote about the block on my wall, I received a harder slap and a 14-day block which you can see in the screenshot above. don’t know what will happen if you send me a friend request.
ARI HERZOG | SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2010
[Twitter] Satisfying Saturday: 10 Blog Articles You Might Like Today
Is Twitter a waste of time? When I really enjoy reading a blog article and want to share it with other people, I add it to google.com/reader/shared/ariherzog. don’t add everything to this reverse chronological list. It has to meet certain criteria to enable me to return to the article time and time again. Here is a list of 10 blog articles I recently shared: 1. Some say it is unethical for employers to use online personal data against job applicants. danah boyd is one of those people, applauding a proposed German law to prohibit employers from using Facebook data. movement new ?
CONVINCE & CONVERT | THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2011
[Twitter] 3 Ways to Capitalize on the Opportunity Economy
Searching for the phrase “anyone know” on Twitter unveils a bouillabaisse of inquiries, numbering as many as 1,000 per hour. Set up search queries for your company on a real-time search engine that reports Twitter and public Facebook results (at a minimum). Social media isn’t all about planned campaigns and editorial calendars. In some cases, the best way to make an impact – to win the hearts and minds of customers and prospects – is by being timely, hyper- relevant, and individualized. This is the Opportunity Economy , and social media lets you tap into it like never before.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2010
[Twitter] 7 Skill Sets for Nurturing Open Community
You’ll need some search-engine ninjas, RSS-reader Jedi masters, and Twitter superheros. You’ll learn through experimentation what kinds of content work best for your community, but no matter what, we’re all figuring out how to create bite-sized pieces of content that can be posted on Facebook and shared on Twitter. Tweet Guest post as part of the virtual book tour by Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer to explore concepts from their new book Open Community : a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web. It’s what we do. It’s central to our work.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 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 Do You Know Your Customers Enough to be a Social Media Hit? Within moments of my customer support conversation, the ThinkGeek Twitter feed was connected to my conversation with William. About 10 months ago, I connected with Jen Frazier (ThinkGeek's founder) on Twitter – [link].
FEVER BEE | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2013
[Twitter] Motivation, Opportunity, Ability
twitter-length tip based upon what members are working on during that particular day. Knowledge communities commonly use the Motivation, Opportunity, Ability (MOA) model for their community efforts. If you have a community that isn't sharing the quantity and quality of knowledge you need, it's a problem with one or more of these three elements. Each can be dissected. Motivation. The most common problem is motivation. Members simply don't feel like sharing information. It's easier to use prizes/gamification, but this does more harm in the long run.
CHARLENE LI | THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 2010
[Twitter] Help make “Open Leadership” a bestseller - Founder of Altimeter.
Tell your Twitter followers, blog readers, Facebook friends, LinkedIn contacts. By the way, sorry for my bad english Leave a Reply Please read my comment policy Search Twitter Updates Laughing my head off watching The Flying Karamazov Brothers (trying to) juggle greased balloons in San Jose. (@ San Jose Repertory Theatre) 2 weeks ago @ artist_branding Glad you enjoyed Open Leadership! The official launch date is Monday, May 24th which is right around the corner. I So a big thank you! Now it’s time to celebrate, and to get the word out. First, the celebration part!
BRASS TACK THINKING | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2010
[Twitter] There’s No Newsletter Here.
Because having that list of names is important should something like Twitter disappear. If this blog is important enough to you that you want to be sure we can keep in touch if The Twitter and The Facebook blow up tomorrow, let’s have your email in the form below. We don’t want to write a newsletter. We’re just not passionate about putting content together in that form, on a regular basis. To us, it feels forced. Like we’re doing it to build The Almighty List because some day, we might want to market something to you. But it’s just not… us.
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2011
[Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Partners in Crime
How Econsultancy measures Twitter via Google Analytics – find out the details and see the bigger picture about your social media ROI. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, online business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Freelance Writing. 21 brilliant bloggers talk about commenting – great roundup of articles about the art of blog commenting.
KIKOLANI | THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 2010
[Twitter] Top 10 Things That Can Hurt Your Blog
Simple ways to do this is by replying to comments left on your blog, as well as interacting via other social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, etc. This guest post was written by Arie Rich , Editor of KMP Blog. Blogging for two plus years I have played around with stuff to see what works and doesn’t for my blog. have tried every item on this list and this has brought me to share with you the top 10 things that can hurt your blog in the long run, from a KMP perspective. The Blogroll. am not a huge fan of the blogroll. There are pros and cons about having one. Loud Layout or Background.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2011
[Twitter] 6 Ways to Show You Give a Damn in a Job Interview
Assess their Twitter stream with any eye towards what kind of information they share, on both a professional and personal level. Guest post by Elizabeth Sosnow , Managing Director of BlissPR , a New York City based public relations firm. She develops and supervises strategic communications programs for major companies in professional and financial services, with a particular emphasis on the legal, consulting and insurance industries. He was an intelligent, well qualified senior candidate. And I knew we’d never offer him a job. He didn’t reference the challenges our target audience faces.
PWB MARKETING BLOG | THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014
[Twitter] Internet Trolls
The space, whether on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or within the blog and comments, should be a platform where your customers feel comfortable sharing, connecting, and receiving help. 'Clients often ask me “How do I deal with negative comments across social media?” I have even blogged about censorship in blogs. I have begun to realize though that negative comments are becoming all too common. Like children fighting one another, it is spiraling out of control and is often something that doesn’t get remedied easily. Need help creating your social media policy?
CONVINCE & CONVERT | TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2014
[Twitter] How to Use Networking 3.0 to Make New Connections
Once you know the key triggers that can lead to potential new business for your clients, create a list on Twitter and set up Google Alerts for these keywords. 'The word “networking” has become laden with negative associations. It’s no wonder considering some of the tactics people use, from the time-wasting to the downright obnoxious. Yet we know there is immense value in networking. We just need to redefine it. The world has changed dramatically, and networking needs to catch up. Many people still approach networking from a, “What can you do for me?” perspective. Call it Networking 1.0.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
[Twitter] Kleenex Creates Youtility by Predicting the Flu
You can find Gina on Twitter , LinkedIn and her blog. 'Whether you have small children, frequently travel, work in a hospital or share an office, each year presents the dreaded cold and flu season. We run from sneezing strangers, stock up on lotion to soothe overwashed, dried out hands, pop Vitamin D like it’s candy and kindly remind coworkers to please stay home when they’re sick. And we buy a lot of facial tissues. Imagine if you had an early notification that the flu is coming to your town. Kleenex is betting that you will. Do you think Kleenex wants to sell more tissue?
KIKOLANI | WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 2010
[Twitter] Why Your Blog Needs a Mailing List
Fortunately, GoDaddy solved the issue, while demonstrating some seriously good Twitter customer service skills. For many bloggers, myself included, the thought of a mailing list is the furthest thing from their mind when starting out blogging. And many others think of mailing lists as only something you need if you are going to be selling your own products or affiliate products to your subscribers. This, however, is a false assumption. would say that anyone who is looking to get into serious blogging should start creating a mailing list as soon as possible. This is why! SEO suggestions.
ARI HERZOG | THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2012
[Twitter] Who You Should Be Online
However, many real estate agents use Facebook, Twitter, and other sites merely as another platform of ‘marketing’ by advocating their listings without providing further value to their audience. No one is obligated to ‘Like’ your Facebook page or follow you on Twitter. Photograph by Anita Patterson. The following is written by Alex Cortez. In an industry that is centered around building relationships, real estate is a prime candidate for social media success. The value in social media comes from connections made. Be REAL. Be the expert in your niche.
FRESHNETWORKS | MONDAY, JUNE 9, 2014
[Twitter] Digital trends round-up – June 2014
For example, last month saw the launch of AmazonBasket, a new service that’s enabling Amazon customers to purchase products through Twitter. 'Each month we bring you the FreshMinds Digital Trends Round-Up – a summary of innovations , new technologies and the latest digital trends to help you navigate today’s fast-paced, tech-enabled world. This month we’re looking at Google’s driverless cars, a new feature which will let brands sell from within WeChat and retailers embracing Powatag technology. Last week, Google launched a new prototype for its driverless car.
WORKFACE | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2011
[Twitter] An Internet Sales Force Needs Better Tools
Social Wallpaper: Your sales team could be logged into Twitter all day waiting for customers to make a comment or ask a question. By Lief Larson. You sell products in the offline world, you say? Better think twice. Even though customers may buy from you in the offline world, the majority of people are researching and making purchase considerations online. In September 2010 Pew Internet surveyed over 3,000 adults about their product research habits. The study found that nearly 60% of Americans perform online research on products and services they are considering purchasing.
SOCIAL CUSTOMER | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2011
[Twitter] This Week's Social Business Jam
If you contrast the key pieces of social media infrastructure today, such as Facebook, Twitter and Google+, or internal collaboration tools like Yammer and Salesforce.com's Chatter, all are their own proprietary systems. Can you imagine Facebook and Twitter and Google working together to insure that their systems interoperate? A number of luminaries participated on this week's W3C Social Business Jam , including Doc Searls (pictured), Alex "Sandy" Pentland and the inventor of the web itself, Sir Tim Berners-Lee. Business Process Meets Social.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2013
[Twitter] 2 Amazing Movember Case Studies That Will Make You Grow it Back
From celebrating participant’s moustaches, fundraising efforts and even raising awareness for other company’s Movember campaigns, a steady stream of engaging content continues to be shared across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. The @Movember Twitter account also gets bonus points for crafting tweets like this: In addition to day-to-day content, Movember is celebrating user-generated content from its Mo Bros and Mo Sistas’ with the Moscars video contest. According to data from Topsy , there were 1.5 So, what was fueling the social conversation? Movember participants!
SOCIALNOMICS | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2012
[Twitter] How To Get Your Audience Involved With Pinterest
Your social media manager or the person that typically maintains and updates your Facebook page, blog, and Twitter account is the right person for this job. The newest and biggest online craze involves social media, pictures, and pinning. Pinterest is an online vision board that allows users to create their own boards so they are able to pin their favorite finds for inspiration and ideas. Think of Pinterest as the new way of dog-earing your favorite pages from your favorite recipe book, magazine, or catalogue. So your goal is to attract that Pinterest population from your audience group.
SOCIALNOMICS | MONDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2013
[Twitter] Social Media and Retiring in the Black
Obtain Twitter updates about plan changes or the latest benefits. Some professionals answer questions directly over social media networks such as Twitter or Facebook. 'Social media isn’t just for looking at pictures of the grandchildren. Instead, it can be a useful tool that can help you plan and execute a successful retirement. Obtain Updates on Retirement Plans. The most obvious way to use social media to plan for retirement is to follow your retirement plans on social media platforms. You can learn information about your taxes and what to expect during your golden years.
ENGAGING BRAND | SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2013
[Twitter] Show 449 - The Chaos Imperative
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. What is chaos and what is good about chaos? How to use white space - and how to use thinking time in a productive way. Is it possible to not think about anything in particular? Is thinking about thinking white space? How Einstein came across his ideas whilst falling asleep. The role of serendipity - and how to manage it!
ENGAGING BRAND | SUNDAY, JULY 28, 2013
[Twitter] Show 445 - Business Marketing Tips for Slideshare
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 but first.the listener of the week is Stephen Trask from New York who was chosen from all the people who have shared about the show this week - a goodie bag is on it''s way to you. We discuss. The importance of visual thinking and visual learning. What is slideshare? How easy Slideshare is for business to use.
ENGAGING BRAND | SUNDAY, JULY 21, 2013
[Twitter] Show 444 - Maria Bezaitis on Surprising Need for Strangeness
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 first. Anna Farmery speaks to Maria Bezaitis , principal engineer at Intel, who focuses on how constellations of personal data can form new business models, after seeing her speak at the Ted Talks about The Surprising Need for Strangeness. We discuss. Should we talk to strangers? . Is there a comfort in sameness?
ENGAGING BRAND | SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013
[Twitter] Show 440 - Ten Types of Innovation for Business
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 but first. 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 Elizabeth Trever. How to work in teams without diluting the outcome by compromise. What is the definition of innovation - has it lost its meaning in business?