CONVERSTATIONS | SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 2014
[Twitter] Sitcoms with Small Business at Center Stage (Intros)
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. Running a small business can sometimes be a funny business – especially on television. There have been a number of sitcoms with small business at center stage or the stage itself. George Jefferson owned a dry cleaners with multiple locations. Bob Newhart operated a bed and breakfast in Vermont. Alan Thicke was a stay-at-home, work-from-home dad in Growing Pains. Wings was a small charter plane service operated by two brothers in a small airport. Caroline (who lived in the city) was a syndicated cartoonist. Click Here!
CONVERSTATIONS | MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2014
[Twitter] Always Take Your Turn
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. Hitting a home run in every at bat is never going to happen. Every ballplayer knows it. They still go up to the plate each time it’s their turn. Robert De Niro is one of my favorite actors – but he’s made some real stinkers. That doesn’t stop him from making movies. David Morell is one of my favorite authors – but he’s written a few yawners. That doesn’t stop him from writing. Three Dog Night is one of my favorite bands – but there are a few songs I skip. They are still on tour.
CONVERSTATIONS | SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014
[Twitter] Ideas on Ideas (Saturday Clips)
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. This morning when I woke up, I had a great idea. With guests over for the long weekend, I planned on making breakfast then working to flesh out the idea. But I forgot what the idea was! So I watched a few TED talks in hopes to regenerate the idea. And now I have a whole notebook full of ideas (though I still don’t recall that first idea of the day). So I share a few of the TEDs I watched: Adam Savage – How Simple Ideas Lead to Scientific Discoveries. Can''t see the video in your RSS reader or email? Click Here!
CONVERSTATIONS | THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014
[Twitter] A Single Gold Nugget is Worth It
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. If you could skim through a book or a blog and find one gold nugget, it could be a treasure worth the time it took to find. Recently, I was listening to a replay of a webinar while doing a few other simple tasks. played it for two reasons: I had missed the live call; I was hoping to get at least one gold nugget of an idea. ended up taking two pages of scribbled notes. As I reviewed my notes a short time later, there were two items that stood out. Both items had more to do with style rather than content. Posts.”
CONVERSTATIONS | MONDAY, MAY 5, 2014
[Twitter] Writing a Book a Year – An Ebook at a Time
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. Since the launch of SmallBizTracks in November 2013, we’ve produced an eBook to subscribers each month. The length of the eBooks are between 20-40 pages. This makes writing a book at the end of the year, quite do-able since we’re essentially publishing a chapter-at-a-time (in the form of the eBooks). Each month, as blog posts are written and published on ConverStations, there are between five or ten posts that can be themed together, making an eBook. The posts are combined into an eBook. Writing a book each year.
CONVERSTATIONS | FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 2014
[Twitter] Your Business: Customers of Future Past
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. It never was a good idea to think your customers wouldn’t be using social media or mobile devices. The idea has less accuracy now than ever before. Part of the ever-changing climate of business is that your customers also go through change: Their likes and habits. By attrition, whether physical or transience. Lifestyle desires or demands. It’s possible there are core customers throughout the lifetime of our company, but there are probably plenty of customers you serve today that weren’t with you 10 years ago.
CONVERSTATIONS | MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014
[Twitter] Ambiguity Works – Just Add an Egg
Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. The story of prepared cake mixes didn’t begin with Betty Crocker , though a breakthrough was made by the brand during a focus group in the 1950′s. discovery was that many homemaker’s didn’t like the lazy-like manner of just adding water and baking. The Betty Crocker brand took out the powdered egg portion of the mix, leaving room for fresh eggs, and some at-home work in the mixing bowl. By leaving something out, they put their customer back in. Back in the game with “ just add an egg.”
CONVERSTATIONS | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013
[Twitter] Meetup: Connections, Because They Like You
Follow Mike Sansone on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. Because they like you. That’s one of the main reasons your customers do business with you. They like you. There was a connection. Maybe the connection is where you both grew up, or you have the same dentist, or you like the same sports team. It could be your kids have the same dentist, you workout together, or you’re both gluten-free. The connections can be a start to a friendship, a working partnership, or a customer-provider relationship. Meetups are a great place to make connections. People like to connect. Always.
CONVERSTATIONS | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2013
[Twitter] Slowing This Train Down
Follow Mike Sansone on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. A year ago, we were in a process of moving to Colorado Springs from Omaha. God had called us to work at the Springs Rescue Mission for a time – and it was a wonderful time. When we departed Colorado, on the heels of some major flooding , we continued our travels across the country focusing on Angela’s ministry work. We were living small and living mobile, carrying with us only what was necessary to sustain us. Not surprisingly, ConverStations and 1019Ministries both were light in new writings. Lord willing.
SOCIALNOMICS | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014
[Twitter] Socializing Annuities to Make More Income
Many annuity providers use sites like Facebook and Twitter to engage users in promotional polls and questionnaires that benefit both the customer and the company. As the following article shows, from retirement savings to questions surrounding “ lifetime annuities ,” annuity providers are using social sites like Facebook and Twitter as a way to answer questions and concerns. Millions of Americans are taking advantage of everything annuities have to offer and social media is helping to spread the word. Interactive Social Resources. Questions and Comments. Annuity Awareness.
SOCIALNOMICS | MONDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2014
[Twitter] Surrogate Moms Can Be More Social
Twitter – Twitter is quickly growing and gaining followers. A surrogate mother is someone who carries a child via pregnancy for another woman. They may use their own egg or they may use the other woman’s egg. Once the baby is born, he or she is then given to the original parents. While there are no formal statistics on surrogacy, it’s estimated that nine children are born to a surrogate mother in each state every year, according to Modern Family Surrogacy. Are you looking to be a surrogate mom? The article “ How healthy does a surrogate mom need to be ?”
SOCIALNOMICS | TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013
[Twitter] Can Social Media Help Me Drive Off With an Electric Car?
On Twitter, for example, you can run a search for the names of the cars you’re considering. Following automotive magazines (such as Car and Driver ) on Twitter and Facebook can also be a great way to keep up with current electric car trends. Social media is a great way to keep in touch with your friends and family, and even a way to follow some of your favorite companies. But it can also help you find a great deal on an electric car, if you do a little research. Reviews. Next, you can keep track of news from electric car manufacturers and dealers. Deals. Insurance.
CHRIS BROGAN | SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2011
[Twitter] From the Blog Topics Community
Twitter in thw Front Porch of the 1960′s! Every Monday I send out Blog Topics : a collection of writing advice and blog ideas for people to write from and explore. We have a strong community of writers hoping to build businesses with their blogs, or sometimes just hoping to improve engagement and attract more readers. It’s one of my favorite projects I’ve ever launched. Here are some posts from people in the Blog Topics community: Never Lose Sight of Your Dreams. My Best Advice About Parent/Teacher Personality Conflicts. How I Find Time To Make Media. think not.
PROBLOGGER | SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012
[Twitter] 3 Quick Tips to Get Your Next Post Out On Time
You can connect with him on Twitter and on Facebook. This guest post is by Tor Constantino of Thedailyretort.com. The old cliché, “time is money” is particularly true for any professional writer—especially when you’re on deadline. The consequences of missing deadlines are lost money, work, and credibility. As a former journalist (a.k.a hourly deadline writer) for more than a decade, I know that deadline writing is a skill that can be enhanced. Here are three unconventional tips I learned from the newsroom, which might just help you meet your next post deadline. 1. Do it, really.
MINDJUMPERS | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2010
[Twitter] Facebook, Sharing, Social And Me
You can follow Tehneyat on Twitter @tehneyat. Tweet Written by Tehneyat who currently resides in London, United Kingdom from where she is blogging for Mindjumpers. Two days ago, Facebook announced how they are going to use Facebook as a platform for communication between users and franchises. Facebook is offering people deals from different places they check into (coffee shops, clothing stores, restaurants etc) by checking into Places on Facebook. This is great advertising for consumer communities on Facebook. Brilliant marketing strategy. Sharing and Location Based Services (LBS).
SOCIALNOMICS | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014
[Twitter] Leaders in Advocate Marketing: Q&A with Erik Qualman
How is brand advocacy different on Facebook vs. Twitter? More than just the ability to share deeper content, Facebook also lends itself to deeper relationships, so advocates on Facebook generally have stronger relationships with friends than an advocate on Twitter has with his/her followers. Twitter is an effective broadcast platform, but doesn’t have the same advocacy depth as Facebook due to the short posts and public nature of the platform/followers. 3. Last week, we launched our “Leaders in Advocate Marketing” series with Jason falls – you can read the first post here.
CHRIS BROGAN | TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2011
[Twitter] Organize Your Business
It definitely includes using Twitter and Facebook to further grow awareness and attention. Most small businesses don’t work like an assembly line, at least not at first. Depending on the owner, it might never be a goal of your business to work that way (it’s certainly not my goal). But we do tend to want to have a way to focus on our business, and we do care about which tasks matter most. Here’s how I set about doing my business on any given day. Not the ideal that people would have you follow, but this is the real way I work on my business. Simple Framework.
KOKA SEXTON | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2008
[Twitter] Lone Survivor – Book review - Koka Sexton dot Com
Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Lone Survivor – Book review I got a new book this weekend and wanted to share. Lone Survivor is a story that is a testament to the true warrior spirit. On a clear night in late June 2005, four U.S. Navy SEALs left their base in northern Afghanistan for the mountainous Pakistani border. Their mission was to capture or kill a notorious al Qaeda leader known to be ensconced in a Taliban stronghold surrounded by a small but heavily armed force. Less then twenty-four hours later, only one of those Navy SEALs remained alive.
SPIN SUCKS | SUNDAY, JULY 18, 2010
[Twitter] Tips for Getting More Comments on Your Blog | Spin Sucks
And that brings me to the next step, which is to interact with people on Twitter. Gini Dietrich wrote a great post recently about why she loves Twitter. Monitoring comments and feedback on Twitter, your Facebook Page, or wherever else you might have promoted your blog post is also important. Are you thanking those people on Twitter for leaving a comment on your blog? If you mention someone in your blog, are you going to Twitter and cc:ing them in a tweet about the post? Twitter Handles: My Name or a Nickname? They’re called bloggers. Simple, right?
TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2009
[Twitter] Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators
The more I participate on social networks like Twitter, Socialmedian, Facebook, and Google Reader, the more my content is being shared and distributed and discussed. After I had expressed my thoughts in my blog post, I had an exchange with Louis on Twitter about comment fragmentation. And if he doesn’t, he might say something about it on Twitter (and tools are allowing me to find out the sentiment so that I could get the feedback instantaneously). Somewhere down the line, an exploitation has to occur in order for a financial profit to be realized. And why only 4?
SPIN SUCKS | MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 2010
[Twitter] Paying Employees for Innovative Ideas: Why It Doesn't Work | Spin.
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 30 2010 Paying Employees for Innovative Ideas: Why It Doesn’t Work By Gini Dietrich | Email | Print | 25 Comments | Last week I had the pleasure of meeting Christopher Burgess in person. Twitter Handles: My Name or a Nickname? Cool idea, right? Or does it?
PROBLOGGER | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010
[Twitter] The 5 Foundations of Social Media Success that No One Talks About
Or that networking platforms like Twitter are a communication tool—not a marketing tactic. She is passionate about helping people make their own path in work and life and can be found on Twitter most days ( @clarelancaster ). This guest post is by Clare Lancaster, of WomenInBusiness.com.au. As I was sitting down to write my first social media column for ProBlogger I was thinking about the best place to start. Should I do a run through of the basics or jump right into reporting on my latest experiment? The rave, by leocub. could talk about the things we’ve all heard before.
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 2012
[Twitter] The Real, #1, Most Obvious Reason No One’s Reading Your Blog
We forget to ask permission to talk to them and then wonder why we’re losing followers on Twitter when we post 30 times a day about our recent blog post! You can also follow him on Twitter and read his posts on his blog. This guest post is by Jared Latigo. I’ve come across possibly hundreds of articles from prominent sites around the web that tackle the 10, 15, or 101 reasons your blog isn’t getting the traffic it deserves. This isn’t a stretch, in fact, we all know it. It’s not even something that we’re oblivious to. Let me explain. Remember.
TRENDS SPOTTING | TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2009
[Twitter] Time for Earth Hour: Review on the Decline of Global Warming Concerns.
To show your support for Earth Hour: Join as fan @ Facebook , Follow Earth Hour @ twitter. Earth Hour is only 3 days away. Today, more than ever, we need to show we care. Spread the word in your blog or website, email your friends and family, And please – Turn your lights off for an hour on Saturday – March 28, 20:30 pm, together with those who care! Why should we care more today? Simply because while scientists believe that global warming is already worse than predicted even a few years ago, people today show less concern. Why do we suggest cognitive dissonance? search search volume
PROBLOGGER | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2013
[Twitter] How to Build a Successful ‘White Hat’ Business on a ‘Black Hat’ Internet
the person on twitter who simply self-promotes, or spams out affiliate products gets unfollowed, blocked, or reported as spam. Over on the ProBlogger Facebook page I was asked a great question by Aman Tandon , who asked for some tips on ‘how to stay alive using white hat techniques?’ ’ when competitors in his niche were being ‘foxy’ It’s a great question and one that I know many bloggers face in different ways. The reality is that when you’re developing blogs or websites, there are many temptations that face us as bloggers. buying links).
PROBLOGGER | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2012
[Twitter] Link-building Tips and Tools for Bloggers in a Post-Panda and Penguin World
For example, if they generally have no more than two sentences, a link to their blog, and a link to their Twitter, then yours should not be five sentences with three links to different websites. 4. Ways to do this include interacting with them on Twitter (I included their Twitter handles for this purpose) and commenting on their blog (especially recap posts) with your blog link. 6. This guest post is by Corey Northcutt of Northcutt. And of course, Darren wrote earlier today advocating a more level-headed approach to backlinks. The answer is, a lot. link] domain.com.
SOCIAL WAYNE | THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 2010
[Twitter] 23 location-based terms every marketing agency and business should know
Some have also stated that location-based apps won’t become as popular as social networks such as Twitter and Facebook unless more businesses start offering more check-in specials/coupons to their customers. Recently a few reports stated despite the popularity among tech evangelist many individuals were unaware of location based applications such as @TriOut, @Foursquare, @brightkite, @whrrl, @gowalla and more. Sadly, I believe that is half-way true. For some it will be in the from of their marketing agency, for others blogs, consultants, coworkers and/or their customers. Leaderboard.
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011
[Twitter] Why Bloggers Should Also Be Freelance Writers
You might be spending two or three hours a day on blogging—writing content, answering comments, building up friendships on Twitter and Facebook. great way to strike up contact is by using Twitter or Facebook to send a friendly message letting an editor know how much you enjoyed a recent post. This guest post is by Ali Hale of DailyWritingTips.com. Blogging can feel like a long, hard road—especially when you’re starting out. You haven’t hit 100 subscribers, let alone 1,000, and it feels like you’re writing into a vacuum. This might sound like a huge step. You’ll make money (fast).
PROBLOGGER | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2013
[Twitter] What Studying Haikus Taught Me about Writing Blog Posts
Get tips on living life to the fullest through his Facebook fan page and Twitter. This guest post is by Steve of Do Something Cool. form of Japanese poetry, haikus have been around for hundreds of years. Blogging has been around for roughly two decades. . On the surface, these two different forms of writing don’t have anything to do with each other. But surprisingly, understanding haikus has taught me a lot about writing blog posts. The key to a good haiku (and blog post). once read that haikus are best described as “a one breath poem that discovers connection.” And it should be.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2013
[Twitter] How to Capture the Excitement That’s Already There
Topsy recently announced that they had the search capability to go all the way back to the beginning of Twitter. People can use it to search more than 4 billion tweets – a possibility Twitter doesn’t even have yet. Kevin Hunt, General Mills. Kevin Hunt , Corporate Social Media Manager at General Mills , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss bringing social power back in-house, managing multiple brand stories at once, and figuring out how to capture the excitement that already surrounds a brand and its products. Please Support Our Sponsors. Listen Now.
TWIST IMAGE | FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2015
[Twitter] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #247
Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter, Facebook, in the comments below or wherever you play. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we''re recommending to one another: IBM Selectric Typewriter and its Digital to Analogue Converter - YouTube. The Selectric was a real innovation -- instead of dozens of little arms flying up, it featured a small ball that spun quickly as you typed. It also paved the way for the computer printer. Here''s how." Moving." amazon.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2010
[Twitter] Why Influence Mining is the Next Gold Rush | social crm | 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 Why Influence Mining is the Next Gold Rush August 10th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Inherently, we understand influence. If they are social media savvy, you can follow up via Twitter direct message. The rest will continue to be vilified on Twitter and wonder why.
ENGAGING BRAND | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2009
[Twitter] Leadership Tip: Are you casting a shadow?
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 « 8 Truths about truth | Main | Life lesson from Nicole Kidman » Leadership Tip: Are you casting a shadow? wonder why people think their talent will "grow" quicker if they micro manage. Plant the ideas then stand back to let them grow. Comments Leadership Tip: Are you casting a shadow?
VIPER CHILL | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2009
[Twitter] Do Not Share: For Your Eyes Only
Chris Guillebeau , Twitter, myself and Zen Habits (and quite a few of you reading this) all have something in common. Twitter were featured on a few tech blogs at launch, but never seemed to get further than a core audience. A few years of slowly building their audience, however, and the wave was now big enough for Twitter to get some serious attention. If you enjoyed this post, you can: Save on Delicious Share on Facebook Print > [link] title="Click to send this page to Twitter!" Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!" Then he was featured again. love you guys.
SOCIAL WAYNE | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2010
[Twitter] Follow Friday: 11 QR Code blogs to subscribe to for all things QR Codes.
Follow Friday but today instead of following a few Twitter accounts how about subscribing to a few new blogs? It’s Friday and you know what that means! For this weeks Follow Friday I’m sticking with the QR Code trend and listing QR Code Websites. Here are 11 QR Code blogs to subscribe to for all things QR Codes. 2d code. QR Anywhere. kaywa. biggu. interlinkone. mobile tagging. qr arts. QR Media. link] QR Codes. Qreate and track. Two Awesome blog post on QR Codes: the list of massive brands using qr codes. What websites do you read for information about QR Codes?
SOCIALNOMICS | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2015
[Twitter] Building More Information Off of Social Media
Join social networking sites – Facebook is currently the largest social media website, followed by Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google Plus. Recent data shows that one in four people worldwide are using social media. People use social media for all sorts of things, such as keeping in touch with family and friends, reuniting with old friends, staying current in the media and meeting new people, or networking. Networking via social media has allowed many small businesses to grow their businesses, get more clients, and meet others in the industry and more.
SOCIALNOMICS | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
[Twitter] How T-Mobile Got Back in the Game This Year
In addition to updating and engaging its followers on Twitter and Facebook, T-Mobile also does a fair amount of recruiting for open positions. As with all business competition, the mobile service provider landscape is rife with companies trying to entice new customers without forfeiting revenues. And like in many areas of business, when one company latches on to a good thing, the competitors are not too far behind. Go Ahead, Jump. Perhaps the most attention-grabbing change to come out of its arsenal is T-Mobile’s new Jump plan. Getting an iPhone “Flagship”. Flipping the Switch on 4G LTE.
ENGAGING BRAND | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011
[Twitter] Show 356 - Why Companies Could Become Irrelevant
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 356 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. . Dov Seidman is the founder of LRN , a company that helps businesses develop ethical corporate cultures and the author of How:The Book (with a foreward by Bill Clinton). Dov joins Anna Farmery to talk about. Has freedom gone too far?
CHRIS BROGAN | SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 2011
People ask whether Facebook or Twitter, and in which proportions. In life, we tend towards wanting recipes. When I’m asked about social media, people want to know things like “How much time should I do it? and “What’s the right number of times to tweet in a day? It’s natural. We look for recipes. We Seek Out Recipes. I do it, too. So when, then, do we offer people the open refrigerator when it comes to offering our services? Offer Your Buyers a Recipe. They think, “Oh. Recipes Are a Starting Point. Think about how we do that with food.
PROACTIVE REPORT | TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2009
[Twitter] Smart Mall Marketing
Each participating mall will begin using Facebook and Twitter to share “insider information about little-known sales at retailers, impromptu events and other valuable information that they hope will promote mall traffic, even during the economic downturn. Dell was one of the top companies on that list and they made over $3 million in sales right off a Twitter Feed. ven though we hear that the recession is turning the corner, layoffs are expected to continue for several more months says the ADP. Do you have a social media strategy for the rest of this year?
PROACTIVE REPORT | SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2009
[Twitter] It’s Time to Change the PR Mindset
They’ve had to adapt to even more channels, such as Twitter, as well as continuing to produce news and features for print, online, video and audio formats. Include links to relevant websites, blogs and Twitter feeds. Journalists across all kinds of media are under pressure to produce more stories faster – and, wherever possible, stories that break news. European Digital Journalism survey. When preparing your story think about what the journalist might need. Reference blogs or customer forums that could substantiate the story. Bookmark to: Hide Sites.
SPIN SUCKS | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2010
[Twitter] #FollowFriday: Your Choice
About eight months ago, I stopped participating in #FollowFriday on Twitter in the traditional, “#FollowFriday @soandso @hypermonkey @yadayada sense. decided it was better if, instead, I recommended one blog for you to read and extolled the reasons I think it’s a great blog. love doing #FollowFriday this way…I hope you enjoy it, too, and I hope you have found some new material to peruse. subscribe to, and read, more than 1,000 blogs so I can keep up this tradition for a very long time. But today I thought I’d do it a little bit differently. Holy crap.
PROBLOGGER | SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2011
[Twitter] How to Appease the Blogging Gods
He would love to have you following him on Twitter. This guest post is by Sriram Reddy of BloggingTipster.com. In ancient Greece, there used to be numerous gods for almost everything, from music to war. To appease the gods so they could a better life, the Greeks used to pray, pour wine on the ground, build statues, hold festivities, and make sacrifices, among other rituals. Just as the Greeks had gods for each aspect of life, there was also “Bloggareus,” the god of blogging (mythic, created by yours truly). And boy, was he a tough cookie! once a week—to escape his fury.
CROWD MEDIA | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012
[Twitter] #SocialGoesLocal: The Story So Far…
Equally, being seen by our clients to be progressive and moving with the times is extremely important.”. “We have certainly noticed increased engagement with our candidates, and the analytics produced show exactly the market we’re reaching using these tools.” ( Situations Recruitment ). “We have seen a real benefit of using the Twitter platform as a tool for information gathering on specific topics, receiving updates from industry leaders and we are beginning to see awareness of our business increase locally through Twitter.”. think that’s fantastic! email firstname.lastname@example.org
TWIST IMAGE | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2014
[Twitter] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #230
Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter, Facebook, in the comments below or wherever you play. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we''re recommending to one another: How to be literate in what''s changing journalism - Press Think. " Jay Rosen ''s excellent list of things he expects his journalism students to have understood by the time they finish in his class. With plenty of links. If you''re dealing with the media, this is table stakes." even better!
CHRIS BROGAN | MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2012
[Twitter] Announcing The Impact Equation Pre-Order Blitz Offers
Here’s a search from Twitter that will let you ask people directly what they thought of the book. Our new book, The Impact Equation comes out everywhere on October 25th. We need your help. You, yes you. If we can show that this book is going to wow the universe in our pre-orders, the rest of the book-buying universe will align accordingly. It means that we’ll be able to deliver more impact, which means that YOU will have proven that the ideas in the book have merit. By “free,” we’ll pay and gift it to you. Those are the offers. Neato, right? But if you are?
SOCIALNOMICS | TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014
[Twitter] Virtual Communities for Writers: Building a Fan Base Around Your Writing
Twitter is like a noisy cocktail party. Most business professionals have known for years that social media marketing is essential for success. Perhaps you never thought of it as “marketing” before – these things you do to get people to appreciate your writing. But deep down, it is marketing. It is establishing a fan base, it is sharing your passions with others, it is creating a conversation around a topic you feel passionately about, it is sharing wisdom. And it is an essential task. So just do it already! Do It Now. In fact, you should have had it done yesterday. Think about it.
WEB METRICS GURU | WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 2010
[Twitter] Social Media Camp Long Island – Makin’ Bacon for Your Bricks & Mortar Biz using Geo-Location Services Like FourSquare: Case Study of Havana Central
Havana Central guests go to Facebook and Twitter and FourSquare to share how much they love the food, the service, the ambiance. I’m speaking at Social Media Camp Long Island with Cecilia Pineda Feret on Makin’ Bacon for Your Bricks & Mortar Biz using Geo-Location Services Like FourSquare: Case Study of Havana Central on June 25th, 2010. Originally, this conference was going to happen last month but got rescheduled due to overwhelming demand and a lack of space – a few hundred people signed up. Social Media? Related articles by Zemanta. Is a tweet worth a drink?
PROBLOGGER | SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2012
[Twitter] Weekend Project: Correct Content Mistakes that are Damaging Your SEO
just don’t like the fact that I have to register with Twitter and Facebook and Google+ to run my own website. This guest post is by Sophie Lee of IBS Tales. In February 2011 my website lost 50% of its traffic overnight, and a further 20% disappeared two months later. I was a victim of Google’s infamous Panda update, and like many other webmasters, my first reaction was to assume that Google had messed up—my site contains nothing but high quality, deathless prose, and I’m sure yours does too. Are you making the same mistakes? Are you sure? Mistake 1: Thin or shallow content. But I do.
TRADESMEN INSIGHTS | TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2013
[Twitter] How Do You Repurpose Your Content?
Social Media - Share on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+. We all work hard developing content and sometimes forget to spend as much time promoting it. Repackaging and republishing in different ways to drive traffic to your website – these are the driving forces on the internet. Our content is relevant around the world and we need to re-share. I was reminded recently by an article from ASM , The Association of Strategic Marketing, that there are easy ways to share content. Among them: Syndication - RSS feeds are the most common way to re-share content.
PROBLOGGER | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2011
[Twitter] Four Tips for Bloggers Who Want to Work with the Travel Industry
Also be sure to ask if they expect Twitter, Google+ and Facebook coverage in addition to blog posts, and how many posts they are expecting. This guest post is by Matt Long of LandLopers.com. People are attracted to travel blogging for a lot of reasons. For some, they are doing a year-long trip and simply want an easy way to keep in touch with friends and family. Still others are attracted to the niche travel blogoshpere for the sheer love of travel, and any partnerships with the travel industry are a bonus. Image is author's own. Don’t take advantage. But she is a travel blogger!
BARE FEET STUDIOS | MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 2010
[Twitter] Social Media Club Hawaii Celebrates Ma Ka Hana Ka ?Ike
Ike did not have a blog, or a Twitter account, or know anything about Facebook or RSS, but they did tap into their network of friends, who used word-of-mouth marketing to tell a wider circle of friends, and take them to the winning position in the contest. Twitter account: @hanabuild. We also hooked up their Twitter and Facebook accounts so the content cross-posts to both social networks. link] from BareFeet Blog This comment was originally posted on Twitter jschawaii January 6, 2010 at 3:15 pm Ma Ka Hana Ka ?Ike: About the Contest It was a great idea! But First!
DANNY BROWN | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2010
[Twitter] Hallowe’en or Social Media?
Look at Facebook groups, and Twitter chats. It’s Hallowe’en weekend. Time to spend with the family and act like kids in a candy store again, with dress-up, neighbourhood wanderings and scary movies. But did you know that Hallowe’en is one of the earliest pointers for social media as well? Check it out. Good Versus Bad. One of the earliest origins of the Hallowe’en celebration is a festival to ward off evil spirits. Before pumpkins became the symbol of Hallowe’en, turnips were carved instead. Compare that to social media and business practices.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2014
[Twitter] The time I spent the World Series in handcuffs
And as I fly out of Kansas City during their World Series, I realize that if I just had a smartphone (and Twitter and Facebook) back then, not only would I have been out of handcuffs quickly, but a public apology would have followed right behind. We take for granted our ability to text, tweet, Instagram, Snapchat, and email at a moment’s notice. Our hyper-connectedness seems altogether natural, but it wasn’t THAT long ago that we were unable to communicate, share, reach out, or ask for help….even The Scene. 2001 was a most unusual World Series, on many levels. The First Snafu. The Duo.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2012
[Twitter] Social Pros Podcast – Justin Levy, Citrix Online
Twitter is definitely different than Facebook and YouTube. We use Twitter and Facebook mainly as the customer support channel. 65% of all our engagement on Twitter and Facebook is of support nature. on Twitter. Justin : There’s a need to manage that with administrative tools, whether it’s access to Twitter, Facebook or something new like Pinterest, with the contributor function that Pinterest has now and who knows what they may roll out for brands for the future, if they do roll out features. Listen Now. The RSS feed is: [link]. Jay : Exactly.
JOEY STRAWN | MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010
[Twitter] A BarCamp Recap For People Who Are Not Me
Related Posts: Nashville BarCamp-A-Go-Go (aka Ol’ BarCamp Eve) BarCamp 2010: And The Winner Is……… ‘Twas The Night Before BarCamp… (A Poem) Spin Sucks Guest Post Reasons to Love Twitter and Technoviking. Digg Digg Two days ago (Saturday, Oct. BarCamp was Brain Delicious this year though.). My Romp Through BarCamp. In case you missed it this year or don’t follow my life as closely as I do, I’ll recap the sessions and speakers that I saw on Saturday for you. This one was a great way to start the day. Should he change carriers? Sorry Erik.
SOCIALNOMICS | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2014
[Twitter] Dentist’s Drill Home Importance of Social Media
Dental professionals are using sites like Facebook and Twitter to inform audiences on everything from flossing tips to brushing techniques. With schedules getting busier and days getting shorter, it’s easy to forget about keeping up with dental care. That’s why more and more dentists are turning to social media to get the word out about cleanings and other dental checkups. Here are just a few ways dentists are looking out for your teeth by spreading the word about dental care on social media: Teaching Social Audiences About Dental Care. Customer Outreach. Informing Parents.
CHRIS BROGAN | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2010
[Twitter] Social Media Metrics
have 150,000+ Twitter followers at the time of this post. If you want good social media metrics to track, be sure to pick the right ones. quick disclaimer: it depends what you’re hoping to accomplish as to which metrics you might want to track. I’ll give you my take, and what we tend to work from at New Marketing Labs , and then you’re welcome to point out different opinions in the comments section. Social Media Metrics? First, which metrics from social media do you think are important to begin with? Does # of friends or followers matter? Pretty low percentage, right?
PROBLOGGER | MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2013
[Twitter] Start 2014 with a bang! 50% of all ProBlogger eBooks
Every year over at Digital Photography School we have a massive 12 Days of Christmas sale in which we put our photography eBooks (and a few from friends) on sale in the lead up to Christmas. I’ve had a few ProBlogger readers asking me on Twitter if there will be a similar sale on ProBlogger eBooks so decided to put them on sale for a few days too. So for the next 7 days you can save 50% on any of the 6 ProBlogger eBooks in our library. What Can You Pick Up? 31 Days To Build A Better Blog just $14.99! Pick up a copy now. The Bloggers Guide To Online Marketing now $24.99.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012
[Twitter] Social Pros 7 – Cindy Kim, JDA Software
Jay : As I saw on Twitter the other day, the killer app of South By is an. Twitter announces last. Twitter so that companies can actually have Twitter apps. can have contests within the Twitter platform themselves. essentially, you will have a Twitter page that will be somewhat. You even left off Facebook’s new ad platform, which is, effectively, exactly Twitter’s ad platform. Jay : Which, actually, Twitter’s ad platform is actually Google’s ad. is making a kajillion dollars a year, and Twitter seems to be.
PROBLOGGER | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012
[Twitter] How to Succinctly Report a Blog Issue to Tech Support
He’s also the founder of Malt Blue , dedicated to helping people become better at web development.You can connect with him on Twitter , Facebook , LinkedIn or Google+ anytime. This guest post is by Matthew Setter of Malt Blue. How often do you find it happening to you? You discover an issue with your site, or one of your community members emails you to tell you about it, and soon you start to see tweets about it too. Maybe it’s as simple as an error message that detracts from the professional appearance of your site. Google Data centers. But what do you do? Version. Browser.
WWW.MASTERNEWMEDIA.ORG | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
[Twitter] Real-Time News Curation - Process, Key Tasks, Workflow
These may include specific news sites, blogs, RSS feeds, open persistent searches, Twitter channels, Facebook pages and more. Setup Search Framework Set-up and configure a pre-set number of searches on major search engines, Twitter and social media sites to monitor, gather and find relevant new material on your topic of interest. Print this article Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 4: Process, Key Tasks, Workflow What are the tasks involved in the real-time news curation process? What does exactly a news curator do? The Real-Time News Curator Workflow 1.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | TUESDAY, JULY 20, 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 5 Steps to Winning Fans with Content Strategy July 20th, 2010 |Written By: Mike Corak | View Comments Tweet Guest post by Mike Corak , Vice President of Strategy at digital consultancy Tallwave , and blogger at Digital Marketing Strategy. Easy – you listen! Great post! verticalmeasures Thanks Mike.
WEB METRICS GURU | TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2010
[Twitter] Coming full Circle and Web Journal July 22nd-26th, 2010
Getting stuff done that gets results is also coming back – except now we’re talking about Twitter – also failing – fail big – and the fastest way to respond online is Twitter. Yet, except for Twitter – nothing really is new about what was said in the video – but it rings true – and it makes me feel good just watching it. Like it’s said that good ideas aren’t ever used up (I don’t know where that is said, exactly) – it makes sense that certain ideas would be tried again.
ENGAGING BRAND | FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2011
[Twitter] Show 340 - How Giving is So Much More Than Money
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 340 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. Leslie Crutchfield joins Anna Farmery to talk about how we need to look at doing more than giving money, ideas based on her new book Do More Than Give and how doing good can be a successful business model. The history of philanthropy.
BARE FEET STUDIOS | TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2009
[Twitter] Join us at Social Media Club Hawaii Chapter
at the Rotary Club of Honolulu Sunset May 28-30: Social Media Skills for Musicians: Twitter, Facebook, Blogging, & Podcasting at the N? H?k? You can follow and connect with Shane on Twitter , LinkedIn , Flickr , The Reef , Viddler , Facebook , Upcoming , and at his neglected blog. Today on Beach Walks with Rox Testimonials from Twitter aaavious @kierantong Yes it was good! Bare Feet Studios’ partner, Roxanne Darling, launched the Hawaii chapter in October 2008, in conjunction with Podcamp + Wordcamp Hawaii. The Hawaii chapter meets on the second Friday of each month.
ENGAGING BRAND | SUNDAY, JANUARY 10, 2010
[Twitter] 10 C's of Employee Engagement - The Engaging Brand
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 « Snow way to create change. Main | Show 279 - Jack Trout on Marketing » 10 Cs of Employee Engagement Be clear about your expectations Be clear about their expectations Be consistent to the values. Values are for all and are not optional depending on your job title! Be clever in recruitment. Be caring. Be caring.
DANNY BROWN | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 2010
[Twitter] An Experiment in Platform Exclusive Content – The Metrics - Danny.
The Google Analytics stats show how overall site traffic increased both just after the launch, and with my mention on Twitter about writing the post you’re reading now. This post was mentioned on Twitter by mo' stash, AllThingsM, SocialMedio, Blog Manana, Santi Chacon and others. Back to Business and Thank You Response to Barbara Talismans Misinformed 12for12k Post Is Twitter Killing Blog Comments? Share 6 saves Last week, I released a free 33-page ebook titled 7 Ways to Market Your Business on Facebook. But there was a small “catch , if you like. The bit.ly
PROBLOGGER | SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, 2011
[Twitter] How I Use BuySellAds to Monitor Blog Traffic and Goals
Twitter followers. Followers : RSS Subscribers , Twitter followers and Facebook Fans. This guest post is by Kevin Muldoon of WordPress Mods. One of the biggest mistakes new bloggers and webmasters make is to check traffic stats and affiliate reports too often—often enough for it to stop them doing real work on their projects. That being said, it is still important to check stats from time to time. It’s very important to check your blog’s progress, particularly within the first year or two of its life. Tracking can also be a fantastic motivational device. What to track.
SOCIALNOMICS | THURSDAY, JULY 10, 2014
[Twitter] Let Social Media Reunite You with Your Child
If you frequent sites like Twitter and Facebook, then you already know just how effective social sites are at connecting friends and family. Putting a child up for adoption is one of the hardest decisions you’ll ever make in your life, but social media is helping to make the decision process a little easier. Thanks to social sites like Facebook, mothers and fathers are finding it easier to reunite with their children who were adopted at birth. This is why social media is such an essential tool when it comes to reuniting with your child. Opening a Line of Dialogue.
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!
CITIZEN MARKETER 2.1 | MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2009
[Twitter] Experts in the Industry: Josh Hilliker (56 of 45)
You are always productive, no matter what your GPS coordinates “ - Frank Engelman Josh can be found on Twitter at @JoshProStar. Today's special guest is one of my very first podcast victims at Office 2.0 in 2007. mention that because I've been a big fan of Josh Hilliker , community manager in the digital enterprise group at Intel Corporation, ever since then. Not only is he a cool guy but he's always been willing to help me out on webinars, etc. He's also fun to watch on a panel so check him out if you get a chance. Why am I good at it? motor on!! His Name is Dr. Andrew S. Grove.
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012
[Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Kitten Hugs
Until then, I should still be active on Twitter, Facebook, etc. Top 10 Facebook, Twitter, and Other Social Annoyances You Can Fix Right Now – As long as you’re wasting all your time on social sites, why not fix them up so they work like you want them to? 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. Last Fetching Friday of 2012. and maybe publishing a few things elsewhere.
PROBLOGGER | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2011
[Twitter] The Best Blog Growth Strategy is to Say Thank You … a Lot!
Twitter? praise them publicly, for example on your blog, or on Twitter (make sure to @mention them!). This guest post is by Danny Iny of firepolemarketing.com. Everyone is looking for the best strategy for growing a blog. Is it SEO? Guest posting? Facebook? CommentLuv? Networking? Attending conferences? Writing great content? The list goes on—I could fill a page if I had to, and I’ll bet that you could, too. Every one of these strategies will work for some people, and some of these strategies will work for most people. learned it from my parents. It makes them feel invested.
PROBLOGGER | TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2011
[Twitter] Reading Blogs for Fun and Profit
By the same token, we like to see that someone else has been thinking about you—that’s why we get such a kick out of a simple @mention on Twitter. You can get extra credit by sending it to them on Twitter and @-mentioning the blogger, too. Visit his site today for a free cheat sheet about Why Guru Strategies for Blog Growth DON’T WORK… and What Does! , or follow him on Twitter @DannyIny. This guest post is by Danny Iny of Firepole Marketing. How much time do you spend reading blogs? A few hours per week? Maybe even a few hours per day? Now let’s do some math. Association.
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2011
[Twitter] The Ultimate Guide to Professional Product Review Pitches
Twitter and Facebook followers/fans. And instead of using an exact number of Facebook and Twitter followers just use something like “2,000 plus”. This post is by Chris Wise of Expressionables. Product review blogs are one of the best ways for ecommerce sites to spread the word about their products and build backlinks to increase organic search traffic. That being said, there are thousands of small-to-medium-sizes product review blogs on the Internet all vying for the opportunity to secure free products for reviews and giveaways. Use your own domain. Personalize your email pitches.
WWW.READWRITEWEB.COM | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
[Twitter] Build Your Own Reddit With Reddit
Weve always strived to be as open and transparent with our users as possible, and [open sourcing our code] is the next logical step," said Reddit in a blog post. Reddit, which was built and maintained by just 5 people, also posted a list of the more than 15 other open source projects that the site relies on. The code is available at an official Trac page and is licensed under the Common Public Attribution License , which means that anyone running the code must publish changes publicly, but that the software is free for commercial use. Reddit is written in Python.
KIKOLANI | FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2010
[Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Christmas Spirit
Twitter. Why Twitter can work for business and how to make it work for you – 4 great tips to being successful on Twitter. 11 tweeters tweeting – eleven great Twitter related posts tweeted this year. Social authority meets search: measuring influence – the top Twitter profiles by number of followers, retweets, and page authority. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup and a video to boost your holiday spirit on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing. Facebook. Infographics.
MINDJUMPERS | MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2014
[Twitter] ECIS2014 – New Views on Social Networks
You can follow Chris on Twitter @socialbeit. Our industrial PhD Christopher Zimmerman has been attending this year’s European Conference of Information Systems (#ECIS2014) in search of freshly revealed research on social media, and in particular contributions to the emerging field of social business intelligence. This is what he had to report. . As an industrial PhD working in this field at Mindjumpers, I was not only down in Tel Aviv for the academic networking and the sun, but to hunt down the social media topics of interest to social media marketing agencies like our own. .
MINDJUMPERS | TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2010
[Twitter] YouTube Launches Charts of Top Videos
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 On each list, you can see the Top 100 videos. Where do I go? For example, this could be by making categories such as “most shared” or “best newcomer”.
MINDJUMPERS | MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2010
[Twitter] Get Inspired And Go Shopping with French Connection's Youtique.
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 Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Diesel Kicks Ass With New Campaign! So what’s that?
TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG | THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2008
[Twitter] How friendfeed Can Teach You About Your Friends
That is, of course, if your friends are using Twitter. As an example, let’s take a look at Robert Scoble’s FriendFeed (click the image for a larger view): In this screenshot, Robert utilized both Google Reader and Twitter, and the comments spread to his feed where an ongoing discussion ensued. Twitter accounts for 50% of the traffic in your Friend Stream, and it becomes much more manageable without it. Surprisingly, for me (at least), a big chunk of the traffic on my FriendFeed stream is not from Twitter. What content are they sharing? Very informative!
CHRIS BROGAN | TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2011
For instance, I often ask my Twitter followers to support causes like Skip1 , but I never ask for votes. (Or if I have, it’s pretty darned rare.) Please stop worrying about your Klout score, or your stock price on Empire Avenue and on all kinds of other measures that don’t have much to do with anything related to your real world. This is akin to still being in the Matrix, but thinking you have free will. Worrying about whether or not you’re an influencer by someone else’s measures is like having a toy steering wheel and thinking you’re driving the car.
GAURAVONOMICS | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2010
[Twitter] Do You Know What You Really Want?
If you would like to interview me for a story or invite me to speak at a conference , please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org , call me at +91-9999856940, or connect with me on Twitter. Most of us don’t know what we really want. We might think we do, but we don’t. Not really. The problem is that we can’t get what we want if we don’t know what we want. Speaking for myself, I feel that I can do anything I want, get anything I want, if I know what it is that I want. usually know. But, sometimes, I don’t. Let me tell you the story of how I made that list.
GEOFF LIVINGSTON | FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 2010
[Twitter] Anticipating Sector: Public
Cheeky_Geeky on Twitter — the local community was abuzz. It’s long been my belief that the only thing missing from the DC social media marketplace was a strong effort from the government contracting community. While efforts like GovLoop and Chris Dorobek’s Insider have provided neutral views of this conversation, that community has never asserted itself publicly. When Microsoft hired Mark Drapeau — a.k.a. Perhaps it was time for a government technology provider to finally step to the fore. And now it seems this hope may come to fruition. Good luck, Mark!
TWIST IMAGE | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
[Twitter] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #221
Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter, Facebook, in the comments below or wherever you play. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "Now we have a computer on our wrist, and sarcasm and vitriol in our feeds. But it wasn''t always this way. Here''s a 1995 promotional video for Neoglyphics - a Web design company. Watching this video a friend pointed me at made me remember just how idyllic things were, or maybe I''m just a grumpy old man. Hey kids! Get off my lawn!" It does.)
TWIST IMAGE | FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2014
[Twitter] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #209
Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter, Facebook, in the comments below or wherever you play. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "It''s one of the most harrowing, memorable, and iconic images of the twentieth century. It almost single-handedly turned the tide of public sentiment in Vietnam. But I never knew the story behind it, or what happened to its subject. Spoiler alert: she''s a goodwill ambassador in Canada. More details in the article." " (Alistair for Hugh).
PROBLOGGER | MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012
[Twitter] Blog Business Model 1: Land Public Speaking Gigs Through Your Blog
Also, I know my shtick. I’m one of the best in the world at content marketing—not Facebook, or Twitter, or Linkedin—etc. This is the first post in our series on Blog Business Models. Marcus Sheridan runs The Sales Lion blog, where he explores the marketing approach he’s used to build a successful business. But his blog has helped Marcus springboard very successfully into the public speaking circuit. Marcus Sheridan of The Sales Lion. Marcus has told us his story before, in the post From Small-time Blogger to Professional Paid Speaker: My Journey. you make it sound so easy!
SOCIALNOMICS | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2013
[Twitter] 10 iPhone Apps for Editing Photos
Luminance – Built-in presets and tools that allow you to customize your photos as you see fit are among the features offered by this $0.99 app, which allows users to add and adjust as many layers as they want, as well as exporting full resolution versions of their work and sharing them to Facebook, Camera Roll and Twitter. Apple’s iPhone is one of the most popular mobile devices on the market, powerful enough to manage every detail of your personal or professional schedule, boost your productivity and simplify a staggering assortment of daily tasks. PhotoForge2 – The $3.99
SOCIALNOMICS | FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2010
[Twitter] Despite Social Media Claims, Census is a Potential $340 Million Money Pit
Government for using Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, YouTube and a Blog (Robert M. For example, why not use tools like Facebook and Twitter so that users can easily fill out the 10 minute questionnaire? Hence, if we (it’s our tax dollars remember) run an ad during the Winter Olympics why not prompt users to fill out the census via Facebook, Twitter, Text Messaging? By Erik Qualman. Many applaud the U.S. Grovers Director of the United States Census Bureau) for this year’s Census. Ten years later, the budget has grown to $340 million dollars.
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014
[Twitter] Facebook: The Lowdown on Advertising, and What We’ve Found Works Really Well
Google Adwords and Twitter are good options for this, but the one that excites me the most at the moment is a platform you’re probably already using for ‘free’ right now, and that’s Facebook. Often when I float the idea of advertising amongst my blogging colleagues (including Darren) I get looks of skepticism, dismissal, and that blank empty stare of disinterest. You might have that look on your face already. In some ways I can understand that sentiment. Right? Well today I’m hoping to challenge that today. To accelerate your growth. Learn. Actions (what).
ADAM SHERK | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2009
[Twitter] Will Publishers Add Cross-Domain Rel=Canonical to Syndication Deals?
The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter Why the News Business Isn’t Profitable Categories Public Relations Publishing SEO Social Media Popular Posts The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases Facebook Pages: Which News Sites Get the Most Engagement? Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Will Publishers Add Cross-Domain Rel=Canonical to Syndication Deals? Anyone ever have this issue? We do live in interesting times.
TWIST IMAGE | SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2015
[Twitter] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #277
Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter, Facebook, in the comments below or wherever you play. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another: Thomson Reuters at the Open Data Science "Science Against Slavery" Hackathon - Thomson Reuters. Last week, I sent a couple of links that were pretty down on the impact of big data. Tragic, but good to see the harsh light of data shone on a problem of this magnitude." Alistair for Hugh). Maybe.
TWIST IMAGE | FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2015
[Twitter] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #257
Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter, Facebook, in the comments below or wherever you play. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another: The Six Best Tips From 'On Writing Well' - James Altucher. "I absolutely adored this book; Zinsser passed away recently, and I don't think anyone's ever written about writing better. It's doubly hard; your audience is scrutinizing your every word, hoping to catch you out. Alistair for Hugh).
PROBLOGGER | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2011
[Twitter] Why You Should Wear The 6 Thinking Hats On Your Blog
You can follow her on Twitter @ nimu9. This guest post is by Nischala Murthy of Wipro.com. Wearing the 6 Thinking Hats on your blog helps in generating valuable, interesting and diverse content. What are the 6 Thinking Hats? Dr. Edward de Bono’s 6 Thinking Hats is a simple, effective parallel thinking process that helps people be more productive, focused, and mindfully involved. And once they’re learned, the tools can be applied immediately! Image copyright Lisa F. How to wear the 6 Thinking Hats on your blog. Here’s how. The White Hat. The Yellow Hat. The Black Hat.
SOCIALNOMICS | FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2015
[Twitter] Are You Driven to the Benefits of Social Media?
Other sites you’ll want to be connected to include Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter. Whether you’re looking to buy a car, sell your old car or simply get your oil changed, you can use social media to help find the best deals, the best services and the best car dealerships in your area. When most people think of social media, they think of sharing photos of their kids with friends and distant relatives. While social media is hugely used for personal uses, it’s also used for business purposes. Get Social on a Loan. You can even use social media to find car loans.
KIKOLANI | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2015
[Twitter] 5 Tips to Land Quality Press Links Using HARO
Ultimately, the following factors will help you look more authoritative in the eyes of reporters and increase your chances of being selected: Twitter Followers – The average Twitter following is 200. A great way of getting quality links is by using the HARO platform. This is short for “Help a Reporter Out” and it has been around for years now, but some experts don’t know what it is or how it works. Even if they do, they may not be using the platform as well as they could. know what you’re thinking: What about the penguin and panda updates from Google? It’s simple and easy.
PROACTIVE REPORT | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2012
[Twitter] Are You Ready to Deal With an Online Crisis?
Bloggers pick up on it and it gets a new life of its own. I heard about the Audi South Africa nightmare through Twitter and subsequently saw it on South African car blogs. Just putting out a single, generic response on Twitter or Facebook and trying to hold the fort is not enough. Voorsprung Social Media Technik. Audi South Africa has just been hit by a new media iceberg. The lasting effects of this new media storm are going to be damaging beyond the immediate event. And it had a fairly short shelf-life. Newspapers get recycled. A TV program is gone in a flash. For years.
DANNY BROWN | SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2010
[Twitter] Who Knew @pearsonified Liked Glee?
First, for anyone not on Twitter that’s wondering why the post title looks so funky, it’s just one of the ways you highlight a specific person. If you are on Twitter and you use self-hosted WordPress as your blogging platform of choice, you’ve probably heard of the Thesis theme , one of the most popular premium WordPress themes around. Its creator is Chris Pearson, who’s @pearsonified on Twitter. So I thought that it’d be cool to maybe help put a wee smile on Chris’s face and share his love of the TV show Glee with you.
PROBLOGGER | THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2011
[Twitter] How Do You Know if You’re Succeeding?
Followers—be they RSS subscribers, Twitter followers, Facebook friends, or something else—are not a great way to measure your influence, at least not at face value. If you do this, all that time you spend replying on Twitter or reading other blogs will start to take on a new dimension. This guest post is by Josh Klein of Digital Strategy with Josh Klein. You had an idea for a blog. You developed a smart blog strategy. You wrote a compelling about me page. You learned how bloggers make money, and you even followed some examples of how Darren makes money with his blogs. How so?