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    [Twitter] The Power of foursquare: Best Practices from Carmine Gallo, author of The Power of foursquare
    Share your best practices, success stories and question with our community on Twitter , Facebook at Awareness, Inc., In later October our community had the chance to connect with Carmine Gallo , the author of The Power of foursquare , during a well-attended webinar on The Power of foursquare: 7 Innovative Ways to Get Your Customers to Check in Wherever They Are. Our friends, followers and customers learned the importance of incorporating foursquare, the fastest growing location-based service, into their social media marketing efforts. That number climbed to 1 billion in 2011. Mike Lewis.
    [Twitter] Talking & Walking in the Same Direction
    That’s the result from research we conducted over the past several weeks.  We looked at Fortune’s 2009 list of the top 100 CEOs to determine how many were using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Wikipedia, or had a blog.  Here are the topline results: Only two CEOs have Twitter accounts. A McKinsey  article titled Leadership Lessons For Hard Times states:  We interviewed the leaders of 14 major companies  all seasoned CEOs or chairmen, asking them to reflect on what they felt they had learned. Herbert Henkel, chairman and CEO of Ingersoll Rand. Bill Nuti, chairman and CEO of NCR.
    [Twitter] How Sprouts Farmers Market is Serving Up Social Retail Success
    ” Holy Social Budweiser and Twitter have teamed up to present the 2014 FIFA Man of the Match. “ By Twitter enabling folks to actually create this conversation inside of one shared space, they’re trying to keep that all within the context of social networks ,” he says. “Not “Not only are you consuming your information from Twitter about the World Cup. Tweetable Moments We want to humanize our brand as much as possible. danafromAZ Tweet This Find the Love Sprouts Farmers Market is growing quickly. via Nick loves this idea.
    [Twitter] Book Review: What Happens on Campus Stays on YouTube
    Social media sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook are great for connecting with people. Erik Qualman’s new book,  What Happens on Campus Stays on YouTube , provides great tips and stories for high school and college students everywhere.  As a college student in today’s digital age, The New Rules of Reputation are more important than ever. Out of the 36 New Rules of Reputation, two that stood out to me were Rule #12 and Rule #21. Rule #12 is Post It Forward. Rule #21 is Make Ginormous Public Goals. What Happens on Campus Stays on YouTube is available now on Amazon.
    [Twitter] Speak No Evil – Why Trust Isn’t a 4 Letter Word in Social Media
    Social media success is more about being social than it is doing social, and while knowledge of the tools and tactics are helpful, common sense and good judgement is not the sole property of a department , educational or vocational background, or any other circumstance. I’ve been in meetings and heard these exact words spoken, “It would be great if we had a lot more people active on Twitter, but we’re scared to death to encourage sales reps to set up accounts.&# At least on Twitter you only have 140 characters to give people the impression that you’re stupid.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2011
    [Twitter] When Metrics Lie
    Find him on Twitter and LinkedIn. Steve McKee is a columnist and chief blogger at The other night I had the most amazing bite of peanut butter chocolate cheesecake. I say “bite” because, while I did my best to clean my plate, by the time the slice was halfway done I was all done. It was too rich to finish, and I went from shoveling it in to shoving it away in a matter of minutes. You might say that the cheesecake functioned well in terms of “peak performance,” but it certainly wouldn’t have been a good choice for a meal. It did mine. Or devotion.
    [Twitter] Do You Have the Guts to Expect Social Media Failure | 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 Have the Guts to Expect Social Media Failure September 1st, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet The fastest way to get your company to be on the social media sidelines is to get your company involved in social media. This has happened before online. Proposals are written. Great post!
  • T2 SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2013
    [Twitter] Social Media Case Study: Financial Times
    Tell us in the comments below or on Twitter ! What is there for marketers to learn from the Financial Times social media strategy? Visit the Financial Times Google+ page and you will see an innovative use of social media by a brand in an industry that many think is outdated. The Financial Times social media channels looks great on the outside, but there is a lot taking place on the inside as well from which marketers can take a lesson or two. At a 125 years old, the Financial Times is not necessarily a brand that many would expect to see incorporating social media in such a crucial way.
  • KIKOLANI  |  MONDAY, JULY 16, 2012
    [Twitter] 7 Critical Elements Of Effective & Complete Domain Management
    Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+. This is a guest post by Ruan Oosthuizen. Effective and complete domain management is a composition of processes with essential elements that if used together forms a system that determines the success of your business or blog online. Many start a blog without a “business plan” and soon find missing elements that are harder to implement at that point in time. There is no right or wrong, I agree. Choosing A Brand Name. The objective is that you do so choosing a brand name carefully will count much in your favor.
    [Twitter] 12 Facebook Success Factors Based on Real Data
    frequent customer request we get at Rival IQ is whether we can tell if a post (by a competitor) has been promoted on FB or Twitter. While you can see organic vs. promoted activity for your own Facebook page via Insights, neither Facebook or Twitter exposes publicly if a post has been promoted. We track real-time data on nearly 20,000 Facebook business pages at Rival IQ, and I used this data set to determine several best practices for Facebook engagement. This is not a random sample. What Does “Good” Mean on Facebook? There are several methods you could imagine. Magazine, etc.
    [Twitter] Taco Bell Puts a Ring On It
    Dig deeper into the handwritten notes sent to the ladies and you’ll see zany lines like, “You’re funny, cool and you like Taco Bell,” or, “Following you on Twitter was the best decision we ever made.” First, it was a custom speedo for a high school student that prompted people to think outside the buns. Now, Taco Bell’s custom ring bling gifted to a few “special ladies” is generating headlines for the company’s unique influencer strategy approach. Fast-forward to the present, and Taco Bell is using its ring and personalized handwritten notes to woo a handful of special ladies.
    [Twitter] Taking Social Media Offline: Continuing The Conversation at Conferences
    Facebook , Twitter , and Google Plus did the trick. Microphone picture from Shutterstock. Since launching its new service this spring, an online repository of video tutorials for professionals, Skillfeed employees have been regularly in touch with both customers and contributors to bring in new business and interest and fresh content. In late June, they had their first offline opportunity to speak directly to consumers at the HOW Design conference in San Francisco. In this digital age, you can do most of the legwork and planning from behind your desk.
    [Twitter] Why Service Wins Every Time - Danny Brown
    Back to Business and Thank You Response to Barbara Talismans Misinformed 12for12k Post Is Twitter Killing Blog Comments? Home About Me Charities 12for12k Kiva Work With Me About This Blog Disclosure Comment Policy Headway Archives Contact Me Great Blogs Why Service Wins Every Time September 10, 2010 19 voices share yours! Share Save I’m a marketer by trade. It doesn’t matter if it’s traditional marketing, or digital/online marketing – at the end of the day, the tools may differ but the trade stays the same. And you know what? But that’s where they stop.
    [Twitter] Sayers and Doers - Danny Brown
    Back to Business and Thank You Response to Barbara Talismans Misinformed 12for12k Post Is Twitter Killing Blog Comments? Home About Me Charities 12for12k Kiva Work With Me About This Blog Disclosure Comment Policy Headway Archives Contact Me Great Blogs Sayers and Doers September 13, 2010 30 voices share yours! Share 1 save There are two kinds of people in the world – sayers and doers. Sayers sure can talk a lot about a great many things. They might even talk about some of the things they’ve done, or are going to do. What side of the equation do you fit? Enjoy this post?
    [Twitter] Google Moves and Web Journal, June 1-7th, 2011
    But some people carry Facebook likes and Friends too far … see the video that got posted in Gawker the other day… Also saw the notice about SocialFlow – I saw SocialFlow at ReadWriteWeb’s Real Time Summit last year and it looked interesting then (time a company’s twitter communications to have maximum effects, and at the time they had but a few clients who were paying heavily for their services).  I guess it’s all in the timing – in life and in social media. Also heard that Google’s software infrastructure is obsolete – ha!
    [Twitter] Design a Social Media Plan for Home Improvements
    By utilizing Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter at the very least, you will set yourself apart from your competitors. We all know social media has exploded in recent years. What started out as just a way to connect with friends has transformed into a way to keep up with local and world news, find a job, connect with people in your line of business and save money on everything from clothing and accessories to home improvement projects. That’s right, social media can help you save money on your next home renovation or repair. Setting One’s Self Apart From the Competition.
    [Twitter] Make the Grade with Social Media
    The big social media platforms are great for this – Twitter, Facebook, Instagram… Social Rebate and Living Social are two social media sites where you can receive a link to discounts after sharing your own purchase. It’s that back to school time and even though those younger years cost a bit on school supplies, the college ones do add up. Not just tuition, but those back to school items from books and calculators to dorm and apartment needs. You can use resources to save money, and a great place to look is social media. What do the college kids need?
    [Twitter] Computer Says No!
    shared my experiences on Twitter and I had several responses from people telling me about a show called Little Britain and a skit they do called, “computer says no,&# although it’s hilarious it’s actually a bit scary because it’s true.  I pasted a few clips below for your scary enjoyment… Rants and Musings computer says noI’m having a very interesting debacle with United Airlines and Lufthansa. Long story short I flew to Slovenia on Lufthansa (a star alliance member). After spending hours and hours on the phone the issue is still not resolved.
  • BILL HARTZER  |  TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2014
    [Twitter] Gmail Not Recognizing New gTLD Domain Names
    For example, Twitter at first didn’t recognize the new gTLDs , but they later fixed that. As you know, I am a pretty big fan of the new Generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs) that are out, and even ones that have not been released to the general public yet. There are quite a few that I like, but then again there are some that I just don’t understand. So far, there has been a good response to them, and there have been some issues. What is concerning me, though, is that Gmail, so far, is NOT recognizing any of the new gTLDs that are out. Google Plus does recognize them , though.
    [Twitter] Getty Images, Beacon Tech, and Cauliflower Pizza – Friday Flutterings
    Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. I like that Getty Images has embraced embedding photos, though there are still (smart) limitations. As HubSpot offers in this piece, “ free comes with a price.” ” … If you’re looking to stay informed about iBeacon and Beacon Technology, Doug Thompson offers news, education, and trend spotting at BEEKn. Even if you’re not interested (yet), you should be reading and following this information. Our toppings include a Ginger-Garlic-Advocado sauce topping and stir-fry type of vegetables.
    [Twitter] 2010 Highlights of the State of Social Media for Business
    Companies are focusing their energies on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and blogs. Social media is beginning to make an impact on businesses, and a friend of mine, Michael Gass , shared with me a recent study by SmartBrief that recently surveyed 6,000 of their readers on how they use social media in a business environment. The State of Social Media for Business 2010 report, released at the beginning of 2011, provides information on the biggest trends and challenges.  . The concentration on “the big 5” hints at companies being able to find their customers on these sites. data cuts.
    [Twitter] Tying Mainstream Content into Everything You Write
    Let Twitter, Pinterest and Facebook be your muses. Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+. This is a guest post by Andrew Kardon. love the ’80s. It’s true. Give me a Rubik’s Cube, some Twisted Sister and a John Cusack movie and I’m in my eternal happy place. I’m also a huge comic book and video game fan (fine, geek), who is beyond ecstatic that the mainstream media has finally caught on to these two goldmines of content. Avengers movie, anyone? Because I want to. And more importantly, because it’s fun. Pick Your Poison.
    [Twitter] 7 Crowdsourcing Sites for Brands
    Yes, this is where moral dilemmas come in, but for things like voting, leaving comments, adding your site to social bookmarks, becoming a facebook friend or twitter follower on a budget this service is great. Most weekends I publish a guest post from a reader who wants to share their thoughts on branding - if you have one for our community email it to me at is this weeks. Branding can be expensive. Branding takes real expertise. Yet even small business owners can now afford quality branding services thanks to the concept of crowdsourcing. And if you don?t
    [Twitter] Day 28: People of color impacting the social web – Navarrow Wright #28DaysofDiversity
    Twitter: @navarrowwright. on twitter @navarrowwright. It has also been proven that when we find experiences that appeal to us we can have significant impact on them like we have had on Twitter. 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. Website/Blog: and BlackPlanet. sites. He prides.
    [Twitter] Can Ads Actually Make Foursquare Better
    Plus, now more mobile users keep location turned on, automatically appending their locale to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Vine posts. In this edition of The Baer Facts, I talk with  Kyle Lacy  of  ExactTarget  about the newly launched Foursquare ads , and whether they are a viable option for marketers, an annoyance for users, both or neither. Whither the Check-In? In April, Bloomberg cited Foursquare data showing  6 million daily check-ins  in January 2013 versus 4 million per day in January 2012. For me, it’s often better than the increasingly broad and noisy Yelp.
    [Twitter] Analytics for Content Marketers and Bloggers: What Do You Need to Track?
    Twitter: Add a “Tweet” button and analyze what content got shared on Twitter. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook. This is a guest contribution from Rizvan Ullah of  Ranktactics. The term “content marketing” refers to strategic marketing techniques where you create valuable and relevant content to attract a clearly defined audience. You’ll use this content to market a product and/or service in an attempt to generate profit through your blog or business. With an in-depth post, you can rank high enough and generate enormous commission through referrals. Desired Results.
    [Twitter] OliveWoo – The First Location-based Date Service
    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 About SF New Tech SF New Tech is the largest and longest running monthly technology event in San Francisco.
    [Twitter] Viral Video Ad Update: Hip Hop Hamsters Closing In On Old Spice
    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 Little less than a month ago, I was standing on a parking lot in San Diego. Our rented car had broken down, I really liked that car, a mid size Dodge.
    [Twitter] Urban Outfitters Likes 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 Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « The Most Badass YouTube Video Ever?
  • DANNY BROWN  |  FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010
    [Twitter] Ucubd Offers Cool Mashup Options for Bloggers - Danny Brown
    Standing for “you cubed&# , Ucubd is (in their own words) “a mashup platform that allows bloggers and other web publishers to combine popular social media content from YouTube, Twitter, Amazon and others and embed these mashups on their sites or link to them on our site.&# So, basically, Ucubd creates a fun info box based on the information you give it. just put together a quick mashup of a Youtube video and Twitter feed related to Amplify. This post was mentioned on Twitter by Grant Griffiths and others. The technology isn’t perfect. Enjoy this post?
    [Twitter] History Tells The Story, What’s Yours?
    population has eagerly told stories on Facebook and more than a third are doing the same using Twitter. Whether in business, politics, non-profits, religion or academia the function of leadership is the same. Leadership has Leadership has been described as “a process of  ”organizing a group of people to meet a common goal. To achieve common goal people have to relate to the goal and believe it will make a difference in people’s lives. The leader is somebody whom people follow, who guides or influences others to reach towards the objective. But not all stories tell a story.
    [Twitter] Lather, Rinse, Repeat
    Contact Ari: Twitter | Email | 978.558.0008. For the better part of a year, a black REPLY button has existed underneath every comment. Scrolling through the archive it is clear that few people take advantage of clicking it and replying to others. It is also clear that when someone (me, a guest author, anyone) replies to your comment, you rarely return to add a follow-up comment. You may not be aware of the reply. But what if you only want to receive comments in reply to you, and not every future comment on the blog post? Enter another WordPress plugin called ReplyMe. Make sense?
    [Twitter] What Can Businesses Learn from Buglers?
    And from the moment the first corps steps off at the first show of the season through the moment the last score is announced at the championship event in mid-August, I catch as many performances as I can by online video, keep up with news from my favorite corps through their Facebook pages and Twitter streams, analyze scores as they post to the Drum Corps International website and annoy my wife by playing the DCI podcast on the car stereo. What does summer mean to you? For me, summer means drum corps. Reminiscing is nice, isn’t it? And that brings us back to business.
    [Twitter] Making Contact: How You Deliver Your Content Matters
    Twitter. To read his other articles, check out his content marketing blog or follow him on Twitter @kevinrcain. If you are reading this blog post, you probably already know that content can be a valuable tool for attracting and retaining great customers. In fact, you may already be dedicating the time and resources it takes to create high-impact content that’s not only designed to resonate with your target audience, but that’s also inherently useful. Great, we are all on the same page, right? Not necessarily. Let’s be honest, a few tweets just won’t do. Social Media Channels.
  • BILL HARTZER  |  TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014
    [Twitter] 34 People I Want To Meet at ClickZ Live Toronto 2014
    Kirstine Stewart – Managing Director, Twitter Canada. This week, I’m doing “double duty” at the ClickZ Live Toronto conference, being held at the Eaton Centre from May 14 to May 16, 2014 in Toronto, Canada. I’m speaking about SEO Audits in the “Assess. Diagnose. Fix: How to Become a Leading SEO Mechanic” session on Thursday. As a Brand Ambassador for Majestic SEO , if I’m not speaking, then I’ll most likely be at the Majestic SEO booth. Mark Silver – Head of Digital, The Sports Network. Jeff Lancaster – CEO, Catalyst.
    [Twitter] What Does Government 2.0 Mean to Me?
    isn’t just about getting on Twitter or building a wiki – those are just first steps.  It’s about using these tools to create a government that’s truly of the people, by the people, and for the people. Contact the author [link] ericbleach (Eric B Leach) Twitter Comment What Does Government 2.0 Social Media Strategery [link to post] – Posted using Chat Catcher [link] ericbleach (Eric B Leach) Twitter Comment What Does Government 2.0 link] gacconsultants (Mark Harai) Twitter Comment RT @sradick What Does Government 2.0 Government 2.0
    [Twitter] Better
    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. That’s what my two-year-old says, clutching his Ghost Frog (there on the far right…), after a spill, or a tantrum, or a kiss for real and imagined wounds. Are you better now?
    [Twitter] Don’t Settle (Thoughtography)
    Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. Always looking. The most creative people I know are always looking. Maybe for a way to improve, maybe for whatever is next. Always looking. Almost as if they’ll never settle. It works for them. It’s part of the passion that drives them forward. Steve Jobs has said, ”  “If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on.” . Your Big Idea?
    [Twitter] Social Media Success Stories From Surprising Industries
    Home Creations , an Oklahoma homebuilder, has been using social media sites like Twitter and Facebook to reach customers, resulting in a 23% increase in website traffic in 2008. About Us Contact Us Support Home Blog Portfolio Services Value Inbound Marketing Journal Social Media Success Stories From Surprising Industries Kuno Creative - Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Still not convinced that Inbound Marketing and its emphasis on social media fits your industry or marketing plan? Maybe you think it has no place in "hands-on" industries like construction and manufacturing. Read more. Read more.
    [Twitter] Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.
    Adding a Twitter field to your contact records is only a start. If we can reliably identify a person across Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Yelp and elswhere, we can then segment not only for the demographics of the consumer in question; we can tailor content for the mode they are in where we reach them. Im a frequent social media conference speaker , and interview social media luminaries for my Twitter 20 series of live Twitter interviews. August 12, 2010 (766) Twitter Stream © 2008-2010 Convince & Convert, LLC. That means developing a messaging matrix.
    [Twitter] Get in Gear with Social Media to Find Teen’s Car
    Before you walk through every car lot in town looking for the perfect vehicle for your teen, social media sites like Facebook and Twitter can help you with your car buying endeavors. Buick left clues on Facebook and Twitter with hints to 42 keys hidden in different cities across the country. Chrysler – In an ingenious social media marketing approach, Chrysler released photos of its 2011-model lineup in mid-2010 on Facebook and Twitter. You can post questions to your Facebook and Twitter accounts asking friends and family which car they bought their teens.
    [Twitter] Emergent Collaboration Vendor Review: Traction Software
    If you are vendor that would like to participate, please contact me (email is in the sidebar as is twitter link). While many vendors are trying to copy each other (who in turn are copying Twitter and Facebook) to develop products, Traction believes in creating solutions to solve problems and these solutions are created through products which use search as the tie that binds. The goal of these posts is not to bash or praise vendors but to simply offer an objective view on what various vendors offer so that YOU can decide if they are a good fit for your business. Support. Pricing.
    [Twitter] foursquare startup check-ins
    This weekend starts the annual foursquare global hackathon along with the launch of foursquare’s new/updated API boosting new features. Foursquare has a development community over 10,000 strong and this weekend participates are looking to add to the number along with a chance of winning a few prizes. There’s not a foursquare hackathon event being held in Raleigh, NC but I have a few friends across the country participating at other city hacathons. I’m looking forward to seeing their progress and ideas being launched over the weekend. Just a thought. View Larger Map.
    [Twitter] First look at the new Yobongo commercial and screenshots to see why it could be the next big thing
    For instance I’ve seen employees from Twitter, Zynga, foodspotting, groupon, along with bloggers and entrepreneurs such as Om, Robert Scoble, Louis Gray and Andrew Hyde using Yobongo. I first wrote about Yobongo back in early January when it was seeking more beta testers quietly sparking interest from location-based geeks. A lot has changes since then. Yobongo is founded by Caleb Elston and David Kasper. Caleb is former VP Of Product of and David is programming ninja. For example lets say if you’re at a coffee shop, conference or university and launch Yobongo.
    [Twitter] 5 Quick Tips: Take Your Corporate Blog to the Next Level
    Follow Tehneyat on Twitter Similar Posts: 4 Tips To Start a Blog 4 Reasons Why Your Company Should Run A Blog How To Align Social Media With Marketing Activities Tags: blog content , Blogging , blogging tips , corporate blog Posted in Marketing & Communication , Tips Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. This post addresses 5 key issues that will take your blog a step further ahead in the development of its content. 1. Review content theme and editorial guidelines Have a clear goal and theme for your blog. What are you focusing on? Why are you even here?
    [Twitter] 'Jumo' – The New Social Networking Site For Non-profit.
    charities have a Facebook page, 87% have a Twitter profile and 65% have a blog, which goes to show that non profit organisations are successfully using social media to make a real change), I think that if Chris Hughes manages to actually gather people who know the quality of the work organizations actually do in the field, this website will be a huge success. Hearing Chris Hughes speak about the social networking site, definitely made me think two things: 1. He is trying to do some good and make a difference. 2. What does ‘galvanizing’ mean? That’s absolutely brilliant! 2.
  • SOSHABLE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2013
    [Twitter] How Social Media Advancements are Altering the Business of Electronic Dance Music
    Contests, events and audio and visual posts have made their way to DJ’s Twitter and Facebook feeds. While Facebook and Twitter are popular networks for manipulating and sharing musical content, an audio platform called SoundCloud has enabled individuals to put their creative minds to use while incorporating the marketing factor. “I use SoundCloud because it is often linked to Stumbleupon,” said Craig Rainey, Junior at the UW and local Seattle deejay. “A lot of people from around the world run into your music and it tracks where people are listening to your music from.”.
    [Twitter] Podcast 314 - Mitch Joel on Social Business Model
    love to hear your thoughts so email me, , join me on  twitter  or join me on to discuss it on  Google+  . Welcome to the latest and free   The Engaging Brand podcast  covering social media , business ideas and brand marketing tips  but before we start. The listener of the week and winning an Engaging Brand goodie bag, is Moksh Juneja from Mumbai. Remember the goodie bad is picked from all the people who share, like, tweet about the Engaging Brand podcast to say a BIG thank you from me! believe social media will morph into a social business
    [Twitter] Low-Tech Real-Life Social Networking Game at NEN E-Leader Workshop
    If you would like to interview me for a story or invite me to speak at a conference , please e-mail me at , call me at +91-9999856940, or connect with me on Twitter. At a recent NEN E-Leader Workshop for leaders of Entrepreneurship Cells on college campuses, I used a version of the Low-Tech Real-Life Social Networking Game from the excellent new book ‘ GameStorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers ‘ by Dave Gray, Sunni Brown and James Macanufo. Here’s how I organized the game: Step 1. What about you? Digg this!
    [Twitter] How did Geek Santa do this year?
    It was higher on my list than any tablet as I wanted it to solely function as a pure reading device without leading me into checking Facebook or Twitter, or watching Youtube. Many years ago when I was five years old, I can remember unwrapping my first computer at Christmas. The 48k ZX Spectrum led to a love of technology and gaming, some slightly frustrating early attempts at coding, and was the first ‘ social object ‘ I can remember that allowed me to chat about games (and swap them) with friends. So how did ‘Geek Santa’ do for my family? Scalextric !
    [Twitter] Behind the Curtain: The Wizards of API
    For example could I overlay twitter data for a location and weather data to get sentiment? Title: Behind the Curtain: The Wizards of API. Panelists: Edward Boches Alex Brasil Sean Greenlaw Tony MacDonell Location: Pacific Section A. Ever wonder how the BrandBowl or Tweetsgiving are able to make sense of mass amounts of data and keep the public informed of real-time results in a fun format? The wizards behind the curtain share how they visualized data for their campaigns and discuss how your organization can do this too. How much predictive knowledge can you get out of this thing.
    [Twitter] Groupon Responds to Super Bowl Ad Complaints
     Groupon CEO Andrew Mason responded to the backlash on Twitter and Facebook about Groupon’s  &# Tibet&# Super Bowl ad via the Groupon Blog: We take the causes we highlighted extremely seriously – that’s why we created this campaign in partnership with many hallmark community organizations, for whom we’re raising money at Groupon’s roots are in social activism – we actually began as cause-based website called  The Point , and we continue to use Groupon to support local causes with our  G-Team initiative. Facebook removed the campaign in 2009. By  Erik Qualman.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
    [Twitter] Brainstorming: “Yes, and” Like an Improviser | Spin Sucks
    Visit her on the web at e-liz , or follow her on Twitter for up-to-the-minute weather reports and wisecracks. TrackBack URL Leave a comment Latest Popular Tags Twitter What Bristol Palin Can Teach Us About Personal Branding The American Dream: Growing a Business Top Five Stories for Week Ending Sept. Twitter Handles: My Name or a Nickname? So accepting, in fact, that you’re able to embrace and extend your partner’s ideas as if they were your own. Someone on stage just called you “Grandpa”? Accept and further that. Yes, you are their Grandpa. Congratulations! Be patient.
    [Twitter] Why I read 31 books in 2011
    On Becoming Baby Wise – Ezzo (Thank you Stephanie Wonderlin for putting me onto this for Baby Espo along with some entertaining Twitter trolls). Exactly one year ago today, I read Arik Hanson ’s blog post on the 26 books that he planned to read over the course of the year. It inspired me to give it a whirl and see if I could read that many. When the dust and grime from the books settled, wound up reading 31 over the course of the year. You might ask yourself why anyone would devote their time to finishing a book and start a new one every two weeks and it is a perfectly good question.
    [Twitter] The Value Of A Fire Drill
    One of the most energetic young voices in social media, you can easily connect with Narciso on Twitter. Comment as pts moderator Josh Getting info Pending approval share On Facebook On Twitter flag Delete Hide Unhide Ban user New! removeClass(livefyre-hidden)" class="livefyre-show-comment livefyre-button"> View comment pts mod Narciso Tovar (Big Noise Communications) Getting info Pending approval share On Facebook On Twitter flag Delete Hide Unhide Ban user New! This post was mentioned on Twitter by Shonali Burke, Anfisa. Give accurate & correct information.
    [Twitter] Social Media Lessons from America’s Biggest Company
    via Walmart on Facebook Chad’s three-person team manages the Walmart blog , its Google+ presence , its Pinterest page , and 7 Twitter handles. Tweetable Moments No one will give a standing ovation for all the things that you do right. cmmitchell4 Tweet This Opportunities to Engage Like many of today’s social pros, Chad came to social media from a background in journalism. He also got his career started in politics in Washington. All along the way, he was using his love of writing. This means that his listening tools have to be sophisticated enough to hit many moving targets.
    [Twitter] Equality in the Workplace for Women | 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 01 2010 Equality in the Workplace for Women By Gini Dietrich | Email | Print | 42 Comments | As of late, there has been quite a bit written about equality in the workplace for women. Twitter Handles: My Name or a Nickname? How crazy is that! Twenty-three percent.
    [Twitter] Curation Makes the Difference, or Why Seth Godin is (Finally) Wrong About Something
    Examples include: Twitter’s Trending Topics – this is a very simple example, where the algorithm says “whatever word or phrase has the most tweets about it should appear on everyone’s home page.&# wonder if is concerned about Twitter’s ever-hungry functionality replication that’s in the works. By diversifying beyond just Twitter, curation tools can continue to add value. But he also misses the (obvious) way to fix this. And, he decries those that shift to the lowest common denominator to please the masses (take that, HuffPo ).
    [Twitter] Theme Week: Publish Your Blog Post Without SEO, and 1000s of Visits Will Be Forever Lost
    The post had some retweets on Twitter. 30,000 visits a month from search engines doesn’t carry nearly the same social proof that 30,000 Twitter followers does. Twitter makes this incredibly easy (and Google+, too, for those of you using that service). We welcome Rand Fishkin to the ProBlogger Theme Week today to talk us through all things SEO. For days, you’ve been agonizing over this post. above: the blogger’s tantalizer, teaser, needler, and tormenter). If you give in to that sweet release, it will feel good, at least for a little while. But, it should.
    [Twitter] Blog World LA 2011 Recap – Session Notes and Experiences from #BWELA
    Before writing this post, I set it up in less than 10 minutes (including installation of the Chrome extension) and am ready to rock into the world of simpler sharing on Twitter and Facebook. ” Expand onto different platforms because different people may only follow you on one (Twitter, blog, YouTube, etc.). Show them what you can do to promote them to your blog, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter audiences. At some point throughout the day, I got to meet Brandon Yanofsky , the first person I added to my BWELA Twitter list of people I wanted to catch up with.
    [Twitter] What Entrepreneurs Need to Know about Crowdfunding Startups
    Probably Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, but consider all your options. The internet is a goldmine for entrepreneurs; especially when it comes to funding startups and raising capital. However, for every success story, there are hundreds of failures. The difference lies in the approach. You can’t simply post a fundraiser and expect it to succeed. You have to develop a strategy and market your way to the top. The Rise of Crowdfunding  . As any billion dollar industry does, crowdfunding started with very humble origins. And as a whole, the entire industry is valued at around $5 billion.
    [Twitter] NARS Uses Snapchat to Release Preview of New Collection
    To promote the exclusive Snapchat preview, the company spread the news via its @NARSissist Twitter and Instagram account. Similar to how a response on Facebook or Twitter can make a fan’s day, imagine what sending a personalized Snapchat could do to make them smile, or thank them for their loyalty. Call it the ultimate teaser – cosmetics company NARS recently turned to Snapchat to release a preview of its upcoming Guy Bourdin color cosmetics collection. The catch? Once the photo or video is viewed for the set time duration, it disappears and cannot be viewed again.
    [Twitter] Update Your Segmentation Model With Social Data Before It’s Too Late
    Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and Pinterest all expanded their footprint across several demographic groups. Attention digital marketers: It’s time. If you weren’t convinced before, I’m going to attempt to convince you again. If you aren’t infusing “why” people are using social media into your marketing segmentation model, you may be missing key ways to make digital marketing successful. Traditional customer segmentation models typically look at some combination of behavioral, attitudinal and demographic data. This represents 31% of all seniors.
    [Twitter] 5 Steps to Launch Your International Social Media
    Even though Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google are American companies, social media doesn’t begin and end at the shores of the USA. South America – the countries with the highest percentage of Twitter users are in South America. Guest post by Christian Arno , founder of professional translation services provider Lingo24. Launched in 2001, Lingo24 has clients in over sixty countries, and translated over forty million words in the last year. It’s tricky, but not as difficult as it may seem. Choose the right social networks for the country. Owned by Google. Interact.
  • SOSHABLE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
    [Twitter] What Can We Learn From the Flowers Delivery V-Day Fiasco?
    Some customers were also perturbed when 1-800-Flowers posted a Twitter picture of employees handing out flowers at an airport. Valentine’s Day is one of the most important holidays of the year for many flower retailers. Unfortunately online merchants like 1-800-Flowers were stuck dealing with thousands of angry customers after many deliveries didn’t arrive on time this year due to bad weather. Have Someone Ready to Respond 24/7. Otherwise, people will be under the impression no one’s there to help, and will be more likely to keep spreading bad feedback across the Internet.
    [Twitter] Internet vs. Television: Which Is the Second Screen?
    Social media comes in a variety of different forms, from Facebook to Twitter to Tumblr and beyond. If you haven’t already, create Facebook and Twitter accounts for your blogs. Do you spend more time in front of the TV or in front of the computer screen? Just a few years ago, the answer probably would have been the television. But with a growing global online population, the Internet is gradually replacing television in the lives of modern individuals. Why Is the Internet a preferred medium for entertainment? How are Internet users watching TV? Flexibility. They can send emails.
  • SOSHABLE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2013
    [Twitter] Using Facebook Ads for Others Makes Your Page More Powerful
    Don’t Forget to Mix Up Your Post Formats on Facebook and Twitter. There’s a challenge associated with Facebook advertising that isn’t as important when it comes to Google Adwords or similar advertising platforms. With Adwords, as long as your ads match well with the page that you’re advertising, you can maintain a high quality score and keep your ads working well. On Facebook, there is a much tougher audience than the Google algorithm that you have to win over. When you advertise on Facebook, your posts get much more visibility. That’s when it hits them.
    [Twitter] 15 Things You Shouldn’t Post on Social Media
    If that Facebook or Twitter account belongs to you, you are the one who is pretty much responsible and accountable for everything that gets published through it. It’s simple really. Most often, however, we tend to forget this. We become negligent of the fact that our Social Media profiles are an extension of ourselves. It reflects our views, our opinions, our ideas and most significantly, our minds. Needless to say, if you don’t want to give out the wrong message to the world, you must be extra careful about what you plan to share with others through Social Media. Share this post.
    [Twitter] Now THIS is How You Do Video Marketing as a Brand
    17 Twitter accounts and 17 Facebook pages (and counting). In the zeal to create “viral” videos using puppies, puppets, props, and Pow! most companies completely ignore the power of an inherently useful video, perfectly executed. Recently, global biosciences company Life Technologies (not a business category typically known for its cutting edge YouTube stylings) launched the quintessential useful video that has the best utilization of video  annotations I’ve ever seen. The shoot itself took about 2.5 “Did we have an impact?” Music Video From the Lab. podcast.
    [Twitter] Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook? | E.
    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 Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook? – [link] [link] Neil Chaudhari Facebook's greatest competition may not come from Google or Twitter, but from Starbucks [link] #social #network #coffee [link] ADinfinitum RT @jaybaer: Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook?
    [Twitter] Show 470 - Is Blogging Still A Great Marketing Tool
    love to hear your thoughts so email me, , join me on  twitter ,  Google+  or to hear your opinion and ideas.  . The Engaging Brand podcast  covering social marketing , business ideas and  brand marketing tips  has a new episode. Anna Farmery  speaks to Leslie Samuel (Become a Blogger) about blogging and asking whether blogging has been overtaken by many other social tools or whether we should still see blogging as a critical part of our marketing strategy. . Why work should be about having fun! Is blogging dead? Has the role of blogging changed?
    [Twitter] Show 458 - Quest for Meaning and Authenticity in Business
    love to hear your thoughts so email me, , join me on  twitter  ,  Google+  or to hear your opinion and ideas. The Engaging Brand podcast  covering social marketing , business ideas and  brand marketing tips  has a new episode. Anna Farmery  speaks with August Turak  who is an amazing guy. He is a successful entrepreneur and award winning author who "attributes much of his success to living and working alongside the Trappist monks of Mepkin Abbey for 17 years". just had to speak to him about his latest book - Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks.
    [Twitter] Click-to-Call: Keeping Complex Simple
    Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. Keeping complex simple isn’t always … easy. Different people learn differently. One of the reasons for launching SmallBiz Tracks Daily Podcast is to be able to explain things in detail without getting overwhelming. Video and Infographics are another form of sharing a story or viewpoint. Sometimes, that good ole standard – text – is best. Recently, I offered a more simple explanation. Though the code pros may cringe, the code amateurs and DIY owners seem to embrace it with a fresh perspective. Blog Coach
    [Twitter] What You Can Learn From Taylor Swift’s New Album Instagram Teaser Campaign
    The posts are also being shared on Twitter, where considerable engagement is being generated as well. It would have been easy for Taylor Swift to reveal the lyrics from her upcoming album as text on Facebook or Twitter, but the combination of song lyrics and visuals strikes the right chord. Image via Pretend for a moment that you’re Taylor Swift, a megastar with a highly anticipated new album. You have more than your fair share of opportunities to generate buzz and publicity for your new album. Life is good, right? For most celebrities, yes. Track 1 #1989lyrics.
    [Twitter] What You Need To Know About Converged Media
    While the report came out in July 2012, the content could not be more in-line with the recent advertising conversations that are being had in relation to the efficacy of advertising on Twitter and Facebook and beyond. Episode #326 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. At the time, she had recently joined the Altimeter Group and was about to release a research report that was co-authored by Jeremiah Owyang titled, The Converged Media Imperative: How Brands Will Combine Paid, Owned and Earned Media. Enjoy the conversation. brand.
    [Twitter] JWT Intelligence — Trends for 2013
    The Twitter Poster re-creates the customer’s profile picture using his or her tweets. The end of the year = predictions for the upcoming year. All of them are interesting but the one I really put stock in is JWT ‘s annual trends report. They invest a huge amount of time and money to explore and investigate our culture and I’m always impressed by the line-up of experts they reach out to, before they release their report. The ten trends for 2013 are: ( buy the complete 177 page report here ). Play As a Competitive Advantage. The Super Stress Era. Intelligent Objects. However ….
    [Twitter] 6 Speakers You Shouldn’t Miss at Pubcon Austin 2014
    If you’re not attending the Austin conference, then you should follow the #pubcon hashtag on Twitter so you can see all the latest tweets, that I’m sure will include some great tips from speakers. Usually you can find those posts through the #pubcon Twitter hashtag, as well. And it’s even more timely because Matt Cutts just recently said publicly that Google doesn’t use Twitter or Facebook social signals in rankings. And there will be plenty of live blogging going on, so if you miss a session there will be lots of notes taken. Local Search.
    [Twitter] The Battle Between Opting In and Out
    Yet, because she has a Twitter account, Klout assumed she would want a Klout profile — and here it is. Danny Brown presents a solid argument that Klout , a social influence website, should never have created a profile for my friend Naomi without Naomi authorizing its creation. “No permission – there you are, as bright as day online, with whatever score they deem you fit to have based on their perception of you,&# writes Danny. “You don’t add people to something and not ask them their permission (unless there’s some legal reason to do so). Hear, hear! But that's. Klout.
    [Twitter] The 3 Keys to Social Influence
    With my blog, my Twitter feed, my twice-weekly email newsletter, and other vehicles, I try to curate what matters and add a heavy dose of my own interpretation and advice. 3. This is an interview I did with Klout for their Klout Stars series , where they ask “influencers&# about their background in social media. 1. How did you get started in social media? I was originally a political consultant, helping manage campaigns for Governor, U.S. Senate, and President. moved out of that industry into digital marketing in 1994. the book I wrote with Amber Naslund.
    [Twitter] 7 Mind-Numbingly Easy Marketing Changes You Probably Haven’t Made Yet
    The average Twitter click through rate is 1.64 So, try this right now : Post an image to Facebook or Twitter that will work as a standalone piece of content, and that will work well in the middle of a blog post. Nobody in a sane state of mind can say that marketing is “easy,” but the truth is that sometimes we overcomplicate things. It’s easy to become an information addict, thinking that the next piece of knowledge is what we need in order to blow the competition out of the water. The truth is, you probably already know most of the things you need to know to be a great marketer.
    [Twitter] Fight U.S. Government Internet Censorship
    If you want to protect free speech and innovation, and keep services open with names such as Twitter and Facebook, you need to ask your elected officials in Washington to oppose the PIPA and SOPA bills. The video above discusses the U.S. Senate version of the PROTECT IP Act , but the House bill, the Stop Online Piracy Act , is worse. If passed by Congress, the government will receive new powers to block Americans’ access to websites that corporations don’t like. Think about the number of videos you record and upload to Facebook and Youtube. Thank you for reading! Media law
    [Twitter] Buy and Sell Influence on Empire Avenue
    Empire Avenue now joins Facebook, Twitter, and other social networking spokes and sparks more people to visit my business website. Gobbledygook for the Empire Avenue robots: {EAV_BLOG_VER:cca0b081a4b11fd5}. Nearly a year after its beta launch and after receiving dozens of invitations, I finally gave in and joined Empire Avenue. That’s right, you can now track my sticker symbol and buy and sell shares of my stock to your heart’s content. See, Empire Avenue is essentially a game and that is predominantly why I kept saying no every time a new invitation arrived. Influence.
    [Twitter] Social Media or Advertising Campaigns?
    Although these elaborate campaigns wrapped around peer-to-peer available conversations options , social media channels like Facebook and Twitter were used more as a vehicle to present messaging than conversations. Just Thoughts for a Friday the 13th afternoon. Over the past few years I've asked hundreds of people what they thought social media meant. Duncan Wardle's, VP Global PR for Disney, response was typical of most. - " Creating dialog with consumers.".      . Spent the last 2 days at social media events in Atlanta. Let's call them Consumer Engaged Digital Events. Does it matter?
    [Twitter] Do Republicans Stand a Chance on Social Media?
    With 4 years of practice and a more-vocal following embedded on sites like Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, and Digg, it’s very likely that they will expand on that domination this year. The debates were a tossup. The campaign ads were fairly even. The negatives of each candidate were well-highlighted by each opponent. In 2008, two things contributed to the easy victory that President Barack Obama had over John McCain. The Obama campaign had a stranglehold on ideas and spreading them through social media. Things are different, today. Obama’s team dominated social media in 2008.
    [Twitter] The 7 Hottest Online Marketing News Stories of January
    The online marketing news on January 16th was Facebook’s decision to do something Twitter’s been doing for years – spotlight trending topics. Twitter for Android Now Offers Photo-Editing. In late January, the online marketing news broke that Twitter for Android basically gave marketers an enormous present – the ability to edit photos within the app. If you thought January was a quiet month for online marketing news, you probably weren’t paying especially close attention. Matt Cutts Cautions Against Spammy Guest Blogging. image credit: social barrel.
    [Twitter] 2009: A Retrospective from Contractors and An Early Outlook For 2010
    Click Here to Email Me Check Out the Marketing Insights Podcast The Official Podcast of Tradesmen Insights Follow Me on Twitter Thanks To All That Supported the Habitat Tool Drive [link] 57 minutes ago 5 Ways to Use Content Marketing to Attract New Business [link] 1 hour ago what kind of lead tracking system do you use? 50 Power Twitter Tips to Help B-to-B Marketers Twitter: Steps to Insure Success Adding Social Icons Helps Drive E-mail Marketing Campaigns Whats Your Company Value Proposition? Some were off as much as 25% and some (2) had actual sales increases in 2009.
    [Twitter] 9 Social Media Questions Answered
    good example is Twitter. It isn’t just for kids because of kids that are 12-to-17 years old, only 11% are on Twitter. If you’re selling chips — let’s say you’re Intel and you’re selling chips to Dell and also Apple — you can see the pain points of the customer by seeing the conversation on Facebook, on Twitter and all these other social media tools, so you’re a step ahead of the game. EQ: Dell’s already been able to sell $3-million dollars on Twitter and that’s one great example. What was that about? Is it a fad or is it the next revolution?  What’s the difference?
    [Twitter] A Decade of Thanksgivings
    Since nothing was being reported at the time, I took to Twitter to see if anyone else knew what was going on. media started broadcasting the story). I had started experimenting with Twitter earlier in the year, but it was really the desperate searching for information, connecting with strangers who were trying to help, as well as connecting with friends and family through social platforms that brought home to me the power of connection held within social media. But what it really is, is a remarkable declaration of love. decade ago Until I moved to the U.S. That’s love. Wrong.
  • DIGIGEN  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
    [Twitter] Socially-Driven Innovation
    Those in charge of brands are panic stricken about how to innovate beyond a sad looking Facebook page and a bit of Twitter Customer Service. We all know we are in a world of change. Brands are forcing themselves to think differently about how they conduct themselves, many of their processes which would be internalised are now becoming open. Many of the conversations that would have been had one-to-one with a customer service representative, are now being played out over Facebook, Review Centre and other social channels. like to call the desire to do this Socially-Driven Innovation.
    [Twitter] Information overload and failure filter are false problems
    And I’m not even sure that information paralysis is the real problem, as we can cut down those inputs if we need to – even just by closing a feed reader or Twitter client, or by turning off the PC or TV. I’m actually more concerned with a problem which has been affecting me to some extent. But I think we’ve all been missing the real problem. The current situation may be detrimental to our thought processes as some have argued, but that situation won’t last. ‘Opportunity Overload’ WTF is Opportunity Overload? That’s all changed.
    [Twitter] Google Me – quick thoughts for and against…
    Orkut has had success in some territories, but is up against Facebook and a global reach of 500 million + Remember their interest in Jaiku as a Twitter rival? Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← The importance of experiencing your community How much to launch a new media brand or project? → Google Me – quick thoughts for and against… June 30th, 2010 · View Comments So the rumours are building about the ‘Facebook killer’ being worked on at Google. And whenever there are big rumours, the blogosphere rushes to comment. Data knowledge. Good observations.
  • KIKOLANI  |  THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011
    [Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Animal Crackers
    Simple Twitter searches to generate content ideas – if you’re having a shortage of content ideas, then these queries will help you find new ones! This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing. Design. 30 inspiring about me pages – it’s one of the most important pages on your site.
    [Twitter] Deconstructing Name Dropping
    When I was on a vacation a year and a half ago, a Twitter follower spotted me at JFK airport between legs of a flight. personally dread seeing my name come across the Twitter stream. I can’t imagine what it’s like to be a real famous person like Mark Zuckerberg at such an event. Tell me someone on the social web who doesn’t name drop. The whole currency of the social web lies in referencing and mentioning people by name. Name dropping builds perceived value and equity. think even posing this question is absurd, but it seems to be the way of things right now.
    [Twitter] The 22 most unknown FREE things anyone can have.
    Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS The 22 most unknown FREE things anyone can have. Conventional wisdom holds that you only get what you pay for, but the real free geek knows that with the right knowledge (and maybe a charming smile) pretty much anything, even the good stuff, can be had for less or in the best case scenarios nothing at all. Despite this, there are a number of things out there that don’t seem to scream “free” majority of the time (MIT being one). Here’s a list of a few free things that might surprise you. good one to try is the BBC. Thanks!
    [Twitter] Study: Social Media is Not a Trusted Media Source for PR Pros
    Most and Least Used Platforms Unsurprisingly, Facebook and Twitter were the most widely used platforms by brands, with LinkedIn and YouTube following closely behind. In partnership with PR News , Cision polled the PR community on their social media usage to find out how they engage, which platforms they utilize, and where they spend ad dollars.  Below, we dissect a few of the findings and what they mean for PR and marketing professionals. What does this mean? If your brand’s target demographic is female and under 25 years old , your audience is on the platform. Not sure where to begin?
    [Twitter] So much going on – launch of Social Media Analytics And Web Journal, July 20th to July 26th
    Meanwhile, Twitter has been going through changes of it’s own and one has to wonder if Twitter will become more boring too.   And Google just released a quarterly magazine  on Thought Leadership … but when did Google ever do that before -whereas that’s exactly the kind of stuff Microsoft is good at putting out a lot of – same thing with IBM. Google, join the club of boring but successful large corporations. And some wax poetically about not loving or trusting Google and Google +. … Endless demands for  super-granular ROI and analysis.
    [Twitter] Profiling your social customer
    It might sound like something trivial, but marketers and communicators working in social media are going to need to know it as more C-level executives turn their eyes to the Twitters and Facebooks of the world. Look at the inbound chatter your company receives on social outposts like Facebook, Twitter or Google+. Do you know what types of customers are connected to your company on social media? I am sure some of you do, but I am willing to wager that the majority of companies out there have some guesses, but not much beyond that. Break out the sentiment for each of these posts.
    [Twitter] ‘Here’s to the Crazy Ones’ – I want to change the world.
    Not sure what my future is going to be but the unique events & experiences I’ve had over the last 6 mths have been life changing #future #fb Tue Oct 18 01:47:46 via Twitter for iPhone Wayne Sutton waynesutton. Random thoughts, rants, goals and dreams! Confession: I want to change the world. I don’t want to occupy the world but change it. When I change the world it’s not going to be how others think I should change the world or who I change the world with but my plans are to change the world. hope you change the world too. To be continued… Quote: Steve Jobs.
    [Twitter] Proper Care and Feeding of a Blog
    When someone is thoughtful enough to link to your blog, show your appreciation: leave a comment on their blog, link to their post from your blog or from Twitter, Digg their post, send them a quick note, do something to affirm the recognition.  My daughter is hooked on those pet rescue shows on Animal Planet. What I’ve learned from my more occasional viewing is that despite the many joys of pet ownership, not everyone is cut out for it. By the same token, despite the many benefits of a business blog , not everyone should rush into it. Post regularly. Maintain your blog. Link out.
    [Twitter] Weekly Roundup: The Long Of It
    If you haven’t read it yet, you should (and make sure you’re following Ingrid Abboud , the author, on Twitter as well). I don’t think there is a right or wrong answer to this question. Comment as pts moderator Griddy Getting info Pending approval share On Facebook On Twitter flag Delete Hide Unhide Ban user New! removeClass(livefyre-hidden)" class="livefyre-show-comment livefyre-button"> View comment pts mod HowieSPM Getting info Pending approval share On Facebook On Twitter flag Delete Hide Unhide Ban user New! One of the age-old questions, eh? Now what?
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