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    [Twitter] Is it worth investing in social media?
    Beyond Facebook, the share prices of Twitter, LinkedIn and Yelp had all been on the rise since early May; all those companies are worth billions of dollars despite not yet having produced any profit. As traders attempt to delve into Twitter’s quarterly financials to seek answers on whether it can entice smaller companies to its advertising platform, social and digital professionals can see where the market is going in real time. And Ms. Yellen was probably correct to call out this relatively new sector as over-inflated. Around the time of Ms. Featured Socialnomics
  • T2 SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014
    [Twitter] The Fallacy of Social Media ROI with No Investment (or “I”)
    Much like the tools discussed above, networks like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are businesses. Tell us in the comments below or on Twitter ! The idea of generating social media ROI without investing in social media is a novel concept; that’s mostly because it is completely irrational. One of the favorite sayings of economists is as follows: “There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch.” ” Some attribute the adage to a practice that started in the Old West where patrons at saloons could receive a “free lunch” upon the purchase of a beer.
    [Twitter] When It Comes To Social Media, We’re Linking About You
    How Companies Like Twitter And Facebook Get So Rich. Here at Firebelly all of our staff is a little social media obessed…after all it’s our job to be! However, we also know most people don’t have time to consume social media news like we do. This is exactly why we are committing to bringing you the best social stories every week in our new “Linking About You” post. Each week you’lll find five stories we’ve compiled that shed light and insight into the world of social media. For Better Or Worse, Social Media Is Shaping Our Lives.
    [Twitter] Will the Internet Replace Cable TV?
    ” Show topics are drawn from social media trends spotted on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other social media, with data and content presented as part of the show’s interactive material. When friends and neighbors seem to get better and more TV than you do without paying for cable, it’s easy to feel left out of the media loop. Leaving something out” is exactly what more viewers are choosing these days – they’re cutting the umbilical cord to their cable TV subscriptions. The Second-Screen Experience. The Cart or the Horse? TV is a starting point for conversations.
    [Twitter] You Asked, I Replied – ViperChill Answers #1
    Is it worthwhile to promote your twitter profile early on (does it create good social proof to have thousands of followers?) have artificially inflated quite a few Twitter accounts and to be totally honest, it’s just not worth it. You guys sure do know how to ask tough questions. 4,000+ words later and I’ve hopefully answered all of the ones which will help as many people as possible. How did you come up with the name ViperChill? from James ). still really like it. Though I love the logo here far more. Which three books have been essential to your success? from Parka).
    [Twitter] Are Brands Ready For The Instagram Economy?
    It''s not a Facebook or Twitter where everything seems like an advertorial. When you hear the name Instagram , what do you think of? For most brands, when they think of Instagram, three ideas probably enter their noggins: 1. The fact that the company got bought by Facebook in back in April 2012 for about one billion dollars (it still stings for most). 2. That there is currently no dramatic sign of advertising or marketing on this platform (making it difficult for brands to figure out an angle). 3. Is Instagram the future of e-commerce? What about major brands? advertorial. apple. brand.
    [Twitter] NASCAR Driver Brad Keselowski Tweets From The Daytona 500
    NASCAR was pushing their presence on Twitter in the days leading up to the Daytona 500. Displaying Twitter handles from the newscasters to NASCAR drivers. And, last night, NASCAR definitely got the Twitter push they were wanting. He photographed the fire and uploaded it to Twitter from inside his car on the track. This marks the first time in history that a driver has posted a photo on Twitter from his/her car. We’re granted unprecedented access to major world events with platforms like Twitter. Brad Keselowski's Tweet.
    [Twitter] How to Become the Ultimate Social Curator
    Join newsletters, embrace RSS , follow the right people on Twitter and “like” the right pages on Facebook. Somebody once said that imitation is the best form of flattery. Of course, we usually imagine imitation to be a self-serving act. Social curation on the other hand, is the best kind of imitation. It’s collecting the best of what the internet has to offer and sharing it across our social circles with people who can benefit from it. Why else is curation a positive thing? Let’s take a look. Why Is Curation Important? What Skills Do You Need? How Can You Find Great Content?
    [Twitter] The Upcoming Consumer (Looks Nothing Like The Consumer We Knew)
    what will be the next Twitter ). twitter. The consumer is changing. This used to be a platitude. Correction. It''s a marketing parlour trick to say that "the consumer has changed." It''s a parlour trick, because the more professional marketers say this, the more latitude they may be given to try new, untested and unknown things. It''s also used to then beg forgiveness for any misgivings that may have occurred in the execution of an advertising campaign. and there are always some of those. One could argue that technology has changed the consumer forever. That''s not all. for money.
    [Twitter] We live in strange times…
    My personal situation is changing radically, I’ve had some unfortunate news about some family members, and it’s been hard to collect my thoughts on anything not immediately related to my work whilst mainstream media, Twitter and Facebook have been constantly churning with updates, responses and reactions to the civil unrest. It’s been a strange couple of weeks, both personally and given the events occurring across the country. Strange, and interesting times indeed. Digital Culture
    [Twitter] Saying Goodbye to $5,000/m (& a Tiny Personal Update)
    There’s also another reason, which you’ll discover if you keep reading. I’m aware that the sales page could provide more information so if you have any questions then – until Sunday (the 26th) – please @viperchill me on twitter, email me on hq @ or ask me a question on the ViperChill Facebook page. I’m happy to answer on any of those formats since the primary reason for me closing Cloud Living is due to wanting to offer the best support I can. Because of this, I really need to cap the number of customers that I can work with.
    [Twitter] The Future Employee Must Posses the Skill and Will to Learn
    Facebook was just getting started, Twitter didn’t exist and neither did many of the enterprise collaboration platforms such as Jive, Yammer, Chatter, and dozens of others. Thomas Friedman recently wrote an article for the NYT titled, “ Need a Job? Invent It ” which addresses how our educational institutions are not teaching students the skills that value most.  He goes on to point out that in today’s economy there is no such thing as a high-wage, middle-skilled job. Experience used to the the hot commodity to get a good job.
    [Twitter] The Restless Novice
    Though as many folks pointed out when we discussed this on a bit Twitter, basics are relative. After a slow start, I'm now close to 500 followers on Twitter. But because sites like Facebook and Twitter are so focused on numbers — number of fans, number of followers, it's easy to doubt your beginner status. You're in a sense looked down on, if you want to teach some of the “basics&# but haven't been on Twitter since it started, so you're a beginner. We’re uncomfortable being called beginners. Swim floaties. Step stools. Arrogance?
    [Twitter] One week, two new services…
    And also looking at initial traffic, Facebook page support and Twitter messages for both stations. If you want to be supportive: Absolute 80s on Facebook Absolute 80s on Twitter dabbl on Facebook dabbl on Twitter Oh, and if you want to listen to both stations while you’re out of the house, they’ve joined Absolute Radio and Absolute Classic Rock in the freshly-updated Absolute Radio iAmp for the iPhone and for Android Phones, available on iTunes and in the Android Marketplace now. Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Hi Newspapers – can I join the party?
    [Twitter] I’m Not Just Another Name Tag
    Follow me on Twitter or Facebook or on SansoneSpot. Each morning I leave the house, there are three things I make sure I have plenty of (besides coffee): Business Cards. Postcards. Name Tags. The last item on the list is new – and I’m finding it’s a conversation starter. I’ve long admired how Scott Ginsberg (aka The Nametag Guy ) wears his name tag everywhere. Everywhere. He practices transparent living. Recently, I got into the habit and I’m finding them to be conversation starters – and ice breakers. Immediately, the conversation is warmer.
    [Twitter] Why is social media so difficult for B2B?
    of facebook or twitter followers). The use of Social Media in the consumer space is widely written about. Success in the B2C space frequently garners good media attention. It has been difficult to crack the puzzle of social media in the B2B space though. Most B2B firms who have engaged in Social Media do not typically see immediate impact from their investments whether it be in terms of generating leads or increasing their market reach.  Not It is not difficult to fathom the reason behind the lack of success. As a result, sales and suppport cycles are typically quite long. Stay posted!
    [Twitter] How Social Business Makes Organizations More Effective Communicators
    Matt used to be a technologist and worked for the company that coined the term “relationship marketing”, so when Twitter and Facebook emerged he could see the value right away in the way they help build relationships and connections among people. Neil deGrasse Tyson , a brilliant astrophysicist who knows a lot about a variety of different topics, is hilarious, and has a over a million Twitter followers. Matt Ridings, SideraWorks @techguerilla. Read on for some of the highlights and tweetable moments, or listen to the full podcast. Please Support Our Sponsors.
    [Twitter] Day 5: People of color impacting the social web – Joselin Mane – #29DaysofDiversity
    Twitter: @JoselinMane. 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. For the past two years for Black History Month, I started an online series called 28 Days Diversity where I would feature someone new everyday during the month of February for just being awesome in their own right. Website/Blog:
    [Twitter] Remembering the Dangers of Social Media Research
    What I found even more interesting than the research was the negative reaction to it by readers at Convince & Convert , on Twitter, on Google + and elsewhere. This one is true. just know it. Numbers don’t lie. But sometimes we lie to ourselves about what numbers represent. Last week, I wrote a post about new research from ExactTarget that studied Americans’ digital channel preferences. accompanied the post with the somewhat inflammatory headline - New Research: Americans Hate Social Promotions. ” I should have been more careful about that. It stuck with them.
    [Twitter] Google Search Stories: Create Your Own Video
    You can then embed your video to you blog or website, post on Twitter and Facebook, or send your video by email. I came across this cool tool recently called Google Search Stories Video Creator. It’s been around a few months but it’s new to me. With online video being a popular, growing trend in online marketing, this tool provides a quick, accessible and fun way of promoting services, products or events. Or, you might want to use it for personal greetings or to promote a special occasion such as birthdays or a party. First, write your story. Lastly, preview your video.
    [Twitter] How do you know if your launch goals are realistic?
    This doesn’t mean “I’ve got 500 facebook page likes, 300 Twitter followers and 200 email subscribers so I’ll reach my goal easily!”. When you promote a new service or launch a new product online, how can you tell that your launch goals – the amount of people you want to buy your ‘product’ and how much money you want to make from it – are realistic ones? Out of thin air. Especially the first time, it’s almost impossible to know what you can achieve from your launch. You’re kinda left to pluck a figure out of thin air and hope that you can reach it. Divide that number by.03. For example.
    [Twitter] A Super Social Media contest
    This is how you get the details to the contest. 2) Next, you have to apply via your Twitter account in order to be selected as a possible contestant. I was reading USA Today on Monday (yes, I still get newsprint on my fingers) when I saw the headline: Super Bowl ads play to social media. It appeared that both Mercedes-Benz and Audi are giving away A BRAND NEW CAR! spent years in radio and not a day went by that I wasn’t trying to create a promotion for a client or to attract and engage listeners on our own behalf. So, the chance to win a new Benz or Audi certainly got my attention.
    [Twitter] Social media: Is Groupon a good deal for you?
    Just like you need to consider where Twitter and Facebook fit into your marketing plans – before you launch – make sure you know what you are hoping to accomplish before you partner with Groupon. Social media coupons are becoming big business. Groupon’s trend setting has led to the inevitable copy cats. Living Social, Yelp and Facebook Places are all trying to tap in to this revenue stream. The question is – does it work? There is no question social coupon sites work for the consumer. A 50% discount on goods or services will always attract a crowd. Your thoughts?
    [Twitter] Who are the people in your neighborhood — redux
    Contact acidlabs By emailing By calling +61 2 61003002 (Australia) +1 415 2873371 (US) +44 20 81338502 (UK) Online on LinkedIn on Facebook on Twitter as @acidlabs for announcements Stephen Collins is on LinkedIn on Facebook on Twitter as @trib Speaking events Where and When Published Original content is for non-commercial use under Creative Commons except where otherwise noted. Home Work How acidlabs works Meet Workshops Speaking Past speaking For conference and meeting planners Press Clients Tumble Subscribe acidlabs Conversation. Collaboration. Community.
    [Twitter] 3 Reasons Snapchat’s Brand is in Jeopardy with Snapcash Feature
    Even though the news is more than 72 hours old, the buzz on Twitter about Snapcash is certainly trending. Type in Snapcash in Twitter search and thousands of tweets similar to Colin’s will appear (along with claims that people will be paying for nudes – that’s a whole other issue Snapchat needs to handle). The dust has settled on Monday’s announcement from Snapchat about their new feature called Snapcash  - a feature that connects your debit card to your Snapchat account sending money just as easy as sending a snap to your friend. Here’s why: 1.
    [Twitter] The Social Network: “Good Artists Borrow. Great Artists Steal.”
    For one a mini war in the blogosphere and on Twitter. Last night I saw the Facebook film about Mark Zuckerberg “The Social Network&# based on  Ben Mezrich ‘s 2009 nonfiction book The Accidental Billionaires. Fact or fiction, the film paints a very human portrait of seemingly insensitive Mark Zuckerberg. The film could have easily had a different name such as “Good Artists Borrow. Great Artists Steal, &# Misunderstood “ or even the old quote “Heavy is the head that wears the crown.&#. The film was written by Aaron Sorkin. It truly is addicting.
    [Twitter] #FollowFriday: Tim Jahn
    first met Tim on Twitter nearly two years ago. Follow Tim on Twitter , take in his videos at Beyond the Pedway , check out his guest post on Spin Sucks , and if you’re ever in need of a programmer, hire him! Tim Jahn is doing some pretty important work through “ Beyond the Pedway ,&# which examines the qualities that drive entrepreneurs. He does all of the interviews via video and professionally edits them so the subject looks even better! That’s why today’s #FollowFriday is Tim Jahn. But you don’t have to take just my word for it.
    [Twitter] 14 Ways New Facebook Betrays Small Business
    Presumably to keep the Wall chatter more positive and to stop Twitter’s march toward becoming the default place for social media customer service, Facebook is offering an (optional) feature whereby people can send direct messages to businesses. I get it. The IPO is coming, and even though Facebook is the largest seller of online advertising, it has massively under-monetized its inventory due to the relative paucity of big-brand spend. Cover Image. Sure it’s visceral to have a 850-pixel signature image dominate your Facebook page. Prohibition on Cover Promotion. ” 4.
    [Twitter] Search Engine Marketing Job Opening: Search Project Manager
    Twitter: [link]. ICONSTAFF has openings for a Search Project Manager. The Search Project Manager develops and manages search optimization plans to ensure each campaign is meeting their client-established milestones and goals. They will work closely with the Director of Project Management, AD’s, SEO Strategists and agency partners to create these plans, while developing and managing client relationships and day-to-day operations. Client interaction. – Manage day-to-day operational aspects of account and client interactions. – Strong attention to detail. ICONSTAFF.
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2012
    [Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & BRNO HDR
    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 The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have seen on Google+ , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing. Creative Tips to Increase Blog Traffic and Boost Your Business – How t o create the blog content you need to generate traffic, increase leads and sales for your business. Business / Career.
    [Twitter] Learn to Fall…Off Your High Horse
    Your post, and your sentiments, are more indicative of our overall state of behavior and inter-personal interactions than mere blog comments or @replies on Twitter, would indicate, I fear. Coming to twitter, on the other hand, I think there is a lot of things you just learn along the way and you have to be open to learn it. I “really&# joined twitter only in May and I became addicted really quickly and I too tend to state my opinion or sometimes tweet what could be considered an obsolete thought. love the freedom to express and share my viewpoint as much as anyone.
    [Twitter] Why I Love Playing Post-It Note Games in My Workshops
    Please e-mail me at , call me at +91-9999856940, or connect with me on Twitter. I came across a wonderful quote in Richard Bach’s ‘Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah’ that sums up what I try to do in my workshops: Learning is finding out what you already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know it. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. My favorite parts at my workshops are games that help participants remember what they already know. moments. Then, I ask them to arrange the post-it notes around themes.
    [Twitter] Hijacking of the Fast Company Influence Project | Spin Sucks
    Arment Dietrich Overview Expertise Resources Gini Dietrich News Media Center Careers Contact Follow US Facebook Linkedin RSS Feed Twitter YouTube Share Categories Communication Social Media Advertising Entrepreneur SEO Marketing Marketplace COMMUNICATION / SOCIAL MEDIA / ADVERTISING / ENTREPRENEUR / SEO / MARKETING Aug 03 2010 Hijacking of the Fast Company Influence Project By Gini Dietrich | Email | Print | 3 Comments | A few weeks ago, Fast Company launched their Influence Project , a contest of sorts to find some of the most online socially influential people. Who has more influence?
    [Twitter] Ideas Don’t Equal Innovation: A Filter For What You Could Do, And What You Should Do
    Scott is also on Twitter and Facebook. I love Mike Myatt’s blog. leader’s leader, Mike has a wealth of leadership experience and insight that he boils down into quick but prudent lessons everyday. remember speaking with him on the phone at the beginning of the year, and it was clear to me that whilst Mike works with top companies and is a revered figure in leadership theory circles, he walks his talk. The very fact that he time for a phone call with me also speaks volumes about him. One of Mike’s main things is focus. Mike’s 15 Filters. 1. The Photo credit.
    [Twitter] Revisiting 2011
    Twitter Best in Events and Emergencies Emergency management pros started paying serious attention to social media in 2011—tsunamis, tornadoes, and popular uprisings command attention, after all. When I started looking at the year's most-read posts a couple of years ago, I noticed that the list always includes a lot of older posts. So, I started a new post last year: a list of the past year's posts that didn't make the 2011 Top 10 , but that I think are worth another look. Do you "like" your "friends" on Facebook, or are those just arbitrary labels for something else? Blogging
    [Twitter] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #248
    Technology should be used to create social mobility - not to spy on citizens - The Guardian. "I''m pretty sure I saw this link posted by Alistair on Twitter, but I am going to send it back to him anyway, since it''s something I''d like to discuss with him one of these days, and we should both re-read it beforehand. 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? Alistair for Hugh). Hugh for Mitch).
    [Twitter] Humanizing a Critically Important Industry, From the Ground Up
    In addition to the Know A California Farmer site, individual growers were taught how to create social outposts for themselves and their farms on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and elsewhere. A key component of this initiative is the fact that all of California’s farmers are potential spokespeople, and now know how to confront distortion and engage in reasonable dialog with agriculture opponents in the “wild&# of the social Web. Tweet The public dialog about agriculture in California and beyond is largely negative, with tales of agribusiness nefariousness commonplace.
    [Twitter] How to: Build your Band of Brand Loyalists
    Nordstrom does a great job at this, when they say thank you whenever their mentioned by their followers on Twitter. It’s easy to find someone to sponsor your brand and your brand content, but to find someone who will do it without a paycheck, now that’s when you’re in the loyalist category. Loyalists are excited about news from the brand, new content put out, they follow them on social channels, they are advocates on behalf of the brand, and they are current customers. In turn, those loyalists will inspire others to consider the brand. Impressive. 3. Take pointers. 5.
  • ENGAGE  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2012
    [Twitter] Avoid 5 Pesky Grammatical Errors With These Rules of Thumb
    Certainly, there are circumstances, such as how you write on Twitter or in text messages, in which grammar rules don’t apply.  A young friend of mine sends me emails that are written like text messages. I’ve always had a problem with split infinitives. That is, I seem to always be guilty of writing them. My publisher at a newsletter publishing company where I worked ten years ago used to always correct me. would argue with him that the sentence doesn’t sound right when it’s grammatically correct. hope not. Here are my top five grammar/punctuation pet peeves. 1. Image: Paul V8 ].
    [Twitter] Put a Social Effort Behind Your Ecommerce Platform
    Whether it is Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook etc. For example, let’s say you are in the furniture business and you are active on Twitter and LinkedIn. Whether you run a small, midsize or large business, there is a very good chance that your company website is getting traffic. With that in mind, are you monitoring and even taking advantage of the traffic that comes to your site? For too many business owners, the answer to that question is unfortunately mildly or even no. Now stop and think about all the potential revenue that is being missed out on.
    [Twitter] Are the Content Needs of Your Audience Caught in Your Blind Spot?
    Your number one goal is to create and deliver content in all the right forms and places, and in a way that is specifically mapped to your audience’s information needs and buying stages.  As a small business, you need to understand your customers’ social media consumption behavior.  If your prime prospect spends the majority of their time on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or their blog—that doesn’t leave much time for other media.  Seeing this ad got me thinking: as marketers, do the content needs of our audiences ever get caught in our blind spots? The View from the Outside of the Maze.
    [Twitter] Show 426 - 5 Aspects of Playing to Win
    love to hear your thoughts so email me, , join me on  twitter  ,  Google+  or to hear your opinion and ideas. Welcome back to  The Engaging Brand podcast  covering social marketing , business ideas and brand marketing tips  but before we start. The listener of the week and winning an  Engaging Brand  goodie bag is Heather Gorringe. Remember the Remember the goodie bad is picked from all the people who share, like, tweet about the show to say a BIG thank you from me! How business strategy requires making explicit choices. Related articles.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 2010
    [Twitter] Fear Is A Stumbling Block - Danny Brown
    It doesn’t matter if it’s Google, Twitter, a Facebook group, a LinkedIn forum, online community, online encyclopedia or whatever. This post was mentioned on Twitter by Danny Brown, Jim Connolly. This post was mentioned on Twitter by. 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 Fear Is A Stumbling Block June 11, 2010 21 voices share yours! That’s common sense.
    [Twitter] Find the Social Solution to Better Credit
    Visit various financial sites and their Facebook and Twitter pages to learn how to use credit wisely; Learn about identity theft – With the usage of credit cards unfortunately comes fraud and  identity theft. Whether you run a business or work for one, your finances are likely your top priority from day to day. For the former, running a company takes intestinal fortitude and many other things. If you’re good when it comes to overseeing money, your business can turn out to be quite successful. Educate Yourself on Finances. prime example of this is one’s credit history.
  • DEVUMI  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2014
    [Twitter] Getting More SoundCloud Plays: 5 Dos & 5 Don’ts to get More Plays!
    Try to match your username from Twitter or other social platforms so that things look like they lining up. Go into the Advanced Settings tab and start adding links to your: Twitter. SoundCloud is the most exciting opportunity for musicians to increase their exposure, find new fans, and even get discovered. Getting more SoundCloud plays is not, however, as simple as uploading some tracks and letting the magic happen. You have to work for them, and you have to have a good plan to get more SoundCloud plays. They’ll be obvious once you have them done, but you can’t skip them! Google+.
    [Twitter] Introducing Ello, the New Ad-Free Social Network
    Think Facebook and Twitter combined into one social media network–without all of the ads, retweets, and “likes” And there’s no algorithm behind their newsfeed or timeline. Best bet is to look at your friends and followers on Twitter or Facebook to see if they have an Invite. Ello is a new social network that has literally exploded onto the social networking scene. It’s in private beta right now, so you’ll need in Invite from someone to get an account. And it’s really good, it’s worth a read. Or just wait. You friend people. bhartzer.
    [Twitter] Helping Small Businesses Embrace Social Media
      My app is just my blog - without any unnecessary distractions like ads or Twitter feeds.    In the Twitter chats that I've been involved in, we encourage that.    My app is just my blog - without any unnecessary distractions like ads or Twitter feeds.    In the Twitter chats that I've been involved in, we encourage that.    There are some recent developments that suggest we may finally be moving closer to improving on those numbers.    This means they need better apps.   Why?
    [Twitter] Improve Organizational Efficiency via Social Media-Part I
    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 As mentioned, Hoist is a browser-based working platform build on the idea of social networks.
    [Twitter] How To Get Your Audience Involved With Pinterest
    Your social media manager or the person that typically maintains and updates your Facebook page, blog, and Twitter account is the right person for this job. The newest and biggest online craze involves social media, pictures, and pinning. Pinterest is an online vision board that allows users to create their own boards so they are able to pin their favorite finds for inspiration and ideas. Think of Pinterest as the new way of dog-earing your favorite pages from your favorite recipe book, magazine, or catalogue. So your goal is to attract that Pinterest population from your audience group.
    [Twitter] Are you educating yourself?
    Imagine Your Reality Business and Social Media Coach Blog Home About Taylor Ellwood Services Social Media and Business Classes Are you educating yourself? Posted June 8th, 2010 by admin and filed in business Tags: business , Education , learning , reading View Comments I’m a firm believer that you never stop learning and that if you think you have nothing to learn, you’re pretty much stagnating. This is true for life and for business as well. As a business owner, one of the values I stress for myself and my clients is education. read between 5 to 6 books at a time. Why 5 to 6 books?
    [Twitter] Are you taking care of yourself?
    Imagine Your Reality Business and Social Media Coach Blog Home About Taylor Ellwood Services Social Media and Business Classes Are you taking care of yourself? Posted June 9th, 2010 by admin and filed in business Tags: taking care of yourself , work-life balance , workaholicism View Comments Running a business can be hard. It’s demanding work because you aren’t really just working 40 hours a week. Usually you’re working a lot more, because you need to. But in all of that, it’s also important to take care of yourself. There are many styles of meditation out there.
    [Twitter] Why resting on your laurels doesn't work
    Imagine Your Reality Business and Social Media Coach Blog Home About Taylor Ellwood Services Social Media and Business Classes Why resting on your laurels doesn’t work Posted July 12th, 2010 by admin and filed in Business reputation , business View Comments The other day, I got an email from a person I’d done business with, offering up a date when he was going to be doing a conference. really admire the fact that he doesn’t rest on his laurels. Business doesn’t stay the same and neither can you. Imagine Your Reality. All Rights Reserved.
    [Twitter] Are you advertising too much?
    Imagine Your Reality Business and Social Media Coach Blog Home About Taylor Ellwood Services Social Media and Business Classes Are you advertising too much? Posted July 26th, 2010 by admin and filed in Business reputation , Social Media , business , social media behavior Tags: over advertising , Social Media , social media behavior , Taylor Ellwood View Comments I clicked on a link to an article on a website, and quickly found myself irritated when I realized that in each article the person wrote there was a link to the book he’d written. Imagine Your Reality. All Rights Reserved.
    [Twitter] Relationships first, bottom line second
    Imagine Your Reality Business and Social Media Coach Blog Home About Taylor Ellwood Services Social Media and Business Classes Relationships first, bottom line second Posted August 12th, 2010 by admin and filed in Relationships , Social Media , social influence Tags: bottom line , customer service , return on investment , Return on Relationships , Social Media , Taylor Ellwood View Comments I was recently told by a new client that the reason she chose to do business with me is because I made the time to follow-up and didn’t brush her off when she had questions. Imagine Your Reality.
    [Twitter] Are you monitoring what people are saying?
    Imagine Your Reality Business and Social Media Coach Blog Home About Taylor Ellwood Services Social Media and Business Classes Are you monitoring what people are saying? Posted August 26th, 2010 by admin and filed in Business reputation , business Tags: Business reputation , social media monitoring , Taylor Ellwood View Comments Christopher Koch brought up a point recently about lessons companies can learn from people such as Steven Slater and Mark Hurd. That point is that people are making it easier and easier to find out what they have to say and what they are doing all the time.
    [Twitter] Giving up what doesn't work in your marketing
    Imagine Your Reality Business and Social Media Coach Blog Home About Taylor Ellwood Services Social Media and Business Classes Giving up what doesn’t work in your marketing Posted September 2nd, 2010 by admin and filed in book review , business Tags: business , How to be a fierce competitor , marketing View Comments One of the key realizations I’ve had about marketing is that it’s very important to track what works and doesn’t work with your marketing. like the use of stories, but I also like the author’s bluntness. And trying new things of course.
    [Twitter] Four tips for social media policies
    Businesses need to also consider employee participation on social media when developing policies in order to make sure that employees are on the same page as the business. The following tips are useful ones to keep in mind as a business develops its social media plan. 1: Develop an escalation policy for dealing with negative comments.  Businesses will inevitably get a negative comment or complaint from a disgruntled customer. However there are also situations where a company will deal with negative comments that go far beyond the complaint a customer might have. Along with this practice is: 2.
    [Twitter] My Speaking Plans for 2011
    Imagine Your Reality Business and Social Media Coach Blog Home About Taylor Ellwood Services Social Media and Business Classes My Speaking Plans for 2011 Posted September 15th, 2010 by admin and filed in business Tags: professional speaking , social media coach , Taylor Ellwood View Comments This year (2010) I became a professional speaker. I’ve mostly spoken at events in Oregon with audiences that range from wedding professionals to government employees, all about social media and how it applies to different industries. would like to be doing up to four paid speaking engagements a month.
    [Twitter] Social media strategy and activities
    Imagine Your Reality Business and Social Media Coach Blog Home About Taylor Ellwood Services Social Media and Business Classes Social media strategy and activities Posted September 22nd, 2010 by admin and filed in Social Media , business , social media behavior Tags: social media coach , Social media customer service , social media marketing , social media strategy , Taylor Ellwood , Time management View Comments In my previous post about social media and time, I discussed why it was important to set time aside each day for social media. Let’s take Linkedin as an example.
    [Twitter] The value of testimonial videos
    Imagine Your Reality Business and Social Media Coach Blog Home About Taylor Ellwood Services Social Media and Business Classes The value of testimonial videos Posted September 27th, 2010 by admin and filed in Social Media , marketing , video Tags: Social Media , Taylor Ellwood , video testimonial View Comments If you click on the video below, you’ll see a testimonial from one of my clients, a delightful kitchen and bath remodeler named Diane Plesset. And now video is something people can do much more easily especially with the variety of cameras that are available. Imagine Your Reality.
    [Twitter] The value of context in defining your business
    Imagine Your Reality Business and Social Media Coach Blog Home About Taylor Ellwood Services Social Media and Business Classes The value of context in defining your business Posted October 11th, 2010 by admin and filed in business Tags: business , context , flow charts , Taylor Ellwood View Comments Your business is defined by the context of the services and products you provide and the audience you serve. What they have is a hobby. Your clientele is part of the context that defines your business, but the other part is the services or products you provide that meet the needs of your clients.
    [Twitter] Is your business your passion?
    Imagine Your Reality Business and Social Media Coach Blog Home About Taylor Ellwood Services Social Media and Business Classes Is your business your passion? Posted October 12th, 2010 by admin and filed in business Tags: is my business my passion? Social Media , Taylor Ellwood View Comments I’ve been thinking about this question a lot lately as I look at what I’m doing with my business and ask myself if what I’m doing is really what I want to continue doing. Is this because they are somehow not empowered to pursue their passion or is it something else? Imagine Your Reality.
    [Twitter] Return on Investments
    It could be they’re conversing with you on Twitter. I was speaking to a friend recently, and we got to chatting about charities and how supporters are almost like investors along the lines of venture capitalists, or stocks and shares guys. Yet these supporters are much more than a standard investor – as well as donations, they invest time, resources, energy and much more into the charity they believe in. Basically, if you’re a charity, they invest in YOU. But this doesn’t need to be landlocked into charities. It could be they’re reading and commenting on your blog. So here’s a request.
  • SOSHABLE  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2011
    [Twitter] Should Companies Situate ALL of Their Marketing Around the iPad?
    Facebook and Twitter have known it for a while. I didn’t get an original iPad. Despite all of the hype and a general desire to possess the latest and greatest in tech, I held off thinking that they would eventually put a camera on it. I did, of course, buy the iPad 2. The more I play around with it, the more I realize that every ounce of online marketing should be positioned around it and other tablets. know it’s crazy, but hear me out. Rip on me after you’ve at least scanned the article. It’ll be short. This means that you need to: Avoid Flash. It is the plague.
    [Twitter] Day 4: People of color impacting the social web – Brett Anitra Gilbert, Ph.D. – #29DaysofDiversity
    Twitter: @profgilbert. 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. For the past two years for Black History Month, I started an online series called 28 Days Diversity where I would feature someone new everyday during the month of February for just being awesome in their own right. Website: [link].
    [Twitter] Don't discount the lurkers in your community
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Don’t discount the lurkers in your community June 14, 2009 in Community Building , social media | Tags: #cmtychat , lurkers , online communities Last Friday brought another interesting hour of #Cmtychat , created by Bryan Person and Sonny Gill. We had a robust discussion about community management, growing communities, the 90-9-1 Principle and the importance, or lack thereof, of community lurkers. Attitude is everything.
    [Twitter] Silos, Facebook Advertising, and Opportunity
    That’s because I see your Facebook program as just one part of a larger social communications ecosystem that includes blog, Twitter, Facebook, email, YouTube, your brand community (if applicable), and possibly a bunch of other stuff. It’s much closer to Google and Bing PPC ads than it is to blogging and content marketing, or Twitter, or YouTube. I was pissed. When I first heard the news that The Washington Post was spinning off a brand-new company to do Facebook-only consulting , I was incensed. Even today, what does a “social media consultant&# do? Madness.
    [Twitter] Search Engine Marketing Job Opening: Organic Search Marketing Strategist
    Twitter: [link]. ICONSTAFF has an opening for an Organic Search Marketing Strategist. The Organic Search Marketing Strategist applies their SEO and Marketing skills and experience to develop SEO campaigns that increase visibility, drive qualified traffic to their client’s sites and build/buy tools to help the SEO group become more effective. Job responsibilities include: Developing the organic search strategy. – Review all relevant material or attend meetings to gain a full understanding of their client’s marketing/site goals and objectives. Creating detailed SEO recommendations.
    [Twitter] Five Tips for Improving Your Social Netiquette
    Many have found success directing ‘unwanted friends’ to follow them on Twitter,” notes Erik Qualman, author of Digital Leader: 5 Simple Keys to Success and Influence (McGraw-Hill, 2011) and  Socialnomics: How Social Media Transforms the Way We Live and Do Business   (Wiley Publishing, 2009). 4. an article from VIV Magazine by Alexa Joy Sherman. Illustration credit:  Robyn Neild. Though social media helps us connect, it’s also easy to offend en masse, from online snubs to oversharing. by Alexa Joy Sherman. More than 900 million people worldwide use  Facebook. And why not?
    [Twitter] Don’t Let Social Media Age You
    Chances are most of your friends are already using social sites like Facebook and Twitter on a regular basis, so adopting a social mindset won’t be much of a challenge. Once you find one or two fitness sites you like, you can find and follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Like most men, you’re probably trying to avoid the thought of middle age. Fortunately, there are ways you can feel younger and it all starts with social media. Social media is a great place to stay up to speed on what’s trending in men’s fashion and fitness. Social Forums.
    [Twitter] Using Social Media in an Awareness Campaign | Shuaism
    Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » Using Social Media in an Awareness Campaign Using Social Media in an Awareness Campaign Written on November 23, 2009 by Josh Peters in Social Media 9 Comments - Leave a comment! Twitter – Without a doubt search is the most powerful feature on Twitter to date. You can also use twitter based directories like twellow , wefollow , etc to find people who fall into the same categories as you. Goals. What do you want to do? Well done. Well done.
    [Twitter] Welcoming new colleagues and old ones in new jobs at Mindjumpers
    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 First of all, we were all really glad to welcome, Anders, Marlene and Tuki on the first day of their six months full-time internship at Mindjumpers.
    [Twitter] Question of the Day: Can a Phone Replace a Laptop? (My Take.
    He can be found on Twitter and Facebook as well. Steve is using Posterous to post everything online. Shouldnt you? Steve Rubel owns this site 5,034 subscribers The Steve Rubel Stream 3 Jul 2009 Question of the Day: Can a Phone Replace a Laptop? (My Take: Probably Not) This is something I have been thinking about lately: as smart phones (pick one, any one) get more sophisticated, can one get away traveling for business sans laptop? For me the answer to date has been: sort of. Basically, if the trip is less than two nights and I know I wont need PowerPoint, I take the risk. Flattered.
    [Twitter] Don’t Be Scared Be Prepared – How to Manage a Social Media Crisis
    This saves times and prevents misinterpretation of your responses (especially on Twitter). This is probably the most important blog post you’ll never need. Drawn from a section of my book The NOW Revolution , I gave this presentation about social media crisis recovery recently as part of the Social Media Success Summit 2012. Steps to Manage a Social Media Crisis. View more presentations from Jay Baer. One of the keys to successful social media crisis mitigation is pre-crisis planning. This is lifeguard mode , and there are four elements of it. Buy Some Binoculars. Acknowledge.
    [Twitter] Instagram Beefs Up Ads With App Install And Buy Buttons, Interest Targeting, API
    The API will let ad agencies easily spend more, and interest targeting based on who you follow on Instagram and Like on Facebook could let the photo network compete with Twitter’s Interest Graph for ad dollars. Instagram has historically tried to keep users in its app, which is why it won’t allow its photos to appear in-line on Twitter. TechCrunch – Instagram is ready to make some serious money. After a year and half of format experiments and basic targeting,  Instagram is giving advertisers much more powerful tools. Image from TechCrunch . So how big a deal is all of this?
    [Twitter] Partnering With Brands Theme Week: Marketing Yourself
    Reach out to brand representatives on Twitter. If you follow your contact on Twitter or elsewhere, mention in your email their photos of their recent trip to Croatia were beautiful. Find the person you to whom you need to send your pitch directly  (by calling the brand’s information line, or asking whoever is manning their Twitter or Facebook accounts), and send it off. Maybe make an effort to chat on Twitter if they’ve been posting there. See evidence on Instagram  here , on Facebook  here , and twitter  @veggie_mama. But where to begin? Be human.
    [Twitter] How to Effectively Use Social Media in the Real Estate Industry
    Twitter. Twitter is an excellent source of traffic generation and can help you engage a completely new demographic. Social media is now considered a critical component of nearly every organization’s internet marketing strategy. This is particularly true in B2C industries where companies succeed based on visibility, relevancy, and engagement. The issue you must consider is whether or not you’re getting the most from the tools you have at your disposal. Using What You’ve Got  . One excuse that many professionals make regarding social media is they don’t know where to start. YouTube.
    [Twitter] Cluetrains, Conversations, Trust and Openness
    Contact acidlabs By emailing By calling +61 2 61003002 (Australia) +1 415 2873371 (US) +44 20 81338502 (UK) Online on LinkedIn on Facebook on Twitter as @acidlabs for announcements Stephen Collins is on LinkedIn on Facebook on Twitter as @trib Speaking events Where and When Published Original content is for non-commercial use under Creative Commons except where otherwise noted. Home Work How acidlabs works Meet Workshops Speaking Past speaking For conference and meeting planners Press Clients Tumble Subscribe acidlabs Conversation. Collaboration. Community.
    [Twitter] OneTrueFan Reaches Second Base With New Site & Badges
    OneTrueFan's latest Web revamp now clearly displays site leaderboards and activity streams for specific domains (Examples: Twitter and Google ). My favorite and most useful browser extension in the world is OneTrueFan. The site just revamped with a major refresh of its offering, helping to quickly surface user statistics, history, fanned sites, and like many services, earned badges. OneTrueFan's data on my Web browsing history is exhaustive. And as my own statistics are increasing, so to is the data on the sites themselves. And I've gotten to Second Base with 89 separate domains.
    [Twitter] Top 10 Posts of 2010
    The number 10 spot on our top Spin Sucks blog posts of 2010 starts the countdown off with a guest post by Elena Verlee, Twitter: 15 Ways to Stay Interesting. 9. I don’t want to brag or anything…who am I kidding, of course I do!  And the number one viewed blog post of 2010 is (drum roll, please) Why Is Generation Y Not Into Twitter? As the year winds down we’ve been reflecting on how successful Spin Sucks has been and how excited we are for Project Jack Bauer. It’s because of you…the community here… that this blog is at a level we never imagined.
    [Twitter] Social Media and My Electric Company
    Perhaps a link to their Twitter or Facebook account? Have you noticed anything new on your electric company’s website lately? Utility companies have begun to use social media in an effort to connect with their customers. Has your electricity supplier joined into the social networking phenomenon? Why They Join In. Electric companies use social media as a way to reach their existing customers. Sometimes they are reaching out to new customers, or potential clients in their area. Occasionally a new supplier will move into your area. Why Energy Saving Tips? Customer Service.
    [Twitter] My thoughts on Facebook’s commenting system
    You may want to keep Facebook personal, and use Twitter/LinkedIn/your blog or site as your professional reference. Facebook Comments has code in it which would have allowed Google and Twitter logins, but was removed for some reason – and as a company with an immense userbase, they’ve got no vested interest in allowing a wider range of logins. There’s been a lot of debate around Facebook’s new commenting system, particularly due to the fact it is currently being tested on Techcrunch. That’d work for a couple of weeks.
    [Twitter] Focus on Outcomes and Integration: Heather Whaling on #measurePR
    And the other reason that Monday has become a bit of a pet day for me is that every other week, it’s the day before the bi-weekly #measurePR Twitter chat, which is still such fun, even after all these years. You know how we typically moan and groan about Mondays? “Oh, it’s Monday.” ” “Just another manic Monday.” ” We set up the start of our week (at least, it is for those of us who follow the Gregorian calendar ) for apprehension and drudgery. Poor Monday. Over the last several months, though, Monday has taken on a new meaning for me.
    [Twitter] Social Media Studies for 2013 That Are Worth Reading
    To help put its growth potential into perspective, Pinterest also boasts a record of keeping its new users much more efficiently than Twitter did during the same phase of its development. Today we have a guest post, courtesy of Kimberley Laws and Media Shower. You’ve got hundreds of Facebook friends, an ever-expanding Google+ circle, and an eye-catching collection of Pinterest boards. Yes, you are a masterful user of social media, but how much do you really know about the tools that you devote so much time to using? The answer is likely “not nearly enough.” Enjoy.
    [Twitter] Podcast 406 - Generating Leads Through Email Marketing
    love to hear your thoughts so email me, , join me on  twitter  or join me on to discuss it on  Google+. The latest show of the free  The Engaging Brand podcast  covering social media , business ideas and brand marketing tips  is here and ready to listen to. John Wall  of one of my favourite podcasts - Marketing Over Coffee - joins me  Anna Farmery  to talk about how to generate leads through email and even more Marketing Confessions. The concept of Marketing Confessions - and how email marketing is often about trial and error. Segmenting customers.
    [Twitter] A PSA From The TSA On Instagram: #TSACatch Shows Photos Of What Not To Pack
    Each confiscated item is featured on the TSA’s Instagram and Twitter accounts with a dedicated hashtag, #TSACatch. Think you can sneak that bejeweled lipstick taser past the TSA? Think again. The TSA is nearing its one year anniversary of using Instagram to educate travelers on what not to pack by featuring photos of real items confiscated from airports across the country.   The account was created in June of 2013 and features a range of confiscated items, from guns, to grenades, drugs and martial arts weapons. The TSA also features a more detailed account of these items on its blog.
    [Twitter] Online Communities For Start-Ups: Focus On The Meaning
    They create and manage Facebook/Twitter accounts.  Communities for start-ups tend to take one of two approaches. The first approach is the most common. The community manager is hired to manage the growing community. They respond to questions. They distribute information. They bring feedback from the community to the organization.   This is a scalable form of customer service. It's useful, but limited in scope and benefits. The second approach is less common, but far more beneficial.   You need a cause before you begin the community.
    [Twitter] Burberry Stylishly Streams Its Runway Show On Vine
    Also cross-promoted on Burberry’s Twitter account with a promoted tweet, the Vine of the Menswear S/S14 show has generated over 600 re-tweets and 285 favorites. With the option of cross-promoting on Twitter, sprinkling in a few Vines can help to craft a visual story around an event. Miss the Burberry Prorsum Menswear S/S14 runway show on June 18th in London? Don’t fret, because thanks to the social media team at Burberry, you can watch the entire show in just six seconds on Vine. Within the Vine app, more than 2,000 have liked the video.
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 2010
    [Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup and a Little Something Personal
    Twitter. Can you make money on Twitter – a look at Twitter monetizing options. things I notice about Twitter and why it is awesome – 5 reasons to love Twitter. An interview with the infamous Twitter fail whale – which was originally known as “lifing a dreamer.&#. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup and a little something personal on The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing. This post shows how you can get there without that kind of dedication. Facebook. Can we date
    [Twitter] 3 Ways to Optimize Your Content for Successful Social Media Engagement
    With so much content to play with, there’s a lot to say — which is why it makes sense that the company has embedded its Twitter annd Facebook feeds right at the bottom of the resource center page : With the feeds right there, the reader is automatically encouraged to join in on the discussion. Great content is the key to most branding today — increasing traffic, cementing your reputation as an expert, and spreading brand awareness. But great content is only as great as its distribution methods. It won’t do much, after all, if it just hangs out on your website looking pretty.
    [Twitter] How ebay could care less about a fraud call
    Yesterday I got some fishy emails from eBay noting that I had printed a boat ton of shipping labels and was charged for them. Upon checking my eBay and PayPal accounts, there was nothing there so, I figured it was just a phishing scheme… unfortunately it was not. My account got hacked and I got charged close to $400 for shipping labels for something that I had shipped out in July.
    [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.
    [Twitter] 11 Signs Your Business is in Dire Need of Blogging
    They’ve even been known to send playfully harmless jabs at other brands on Twitter: image credit: Business2Community. This leaves 16% of marketing managers struggling to figure out exactly how they’ll fill their Facebook and Twitter posts. Does it feel like your business is stuck in a bit of a marketing rut? Are you frustrated with the same old direct mail or email campaigns, and struggling to prove the ROI of your outreach? The solution to your problem might be business blogging – or creating more content if you’re already on it. It’s the single most-effective way to.
    [Twitter] How to Market Your Conference or Party Using Social Media
    Start a Twitter contest , either purely for entertainment reasons or offering freebies to the winners, for example, free conference registration for a limited amount of people who will answer the quiz correctly. 4.      Start Early. But how to make sure that people find out about it? The answer is simple: use social media. And here is how. 1.      Non-Generic Visual Countdown. We live in the epoch of informational overflow: there is too much information fighting for our attention for us to pay much of this attention to every particular bit of data. Socialnomics
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2011
    [Twitter] Motivation
    The same is almost for social networks, Twitter, Facebook and now Google Plus. flickr photo by photosnortheast. I can think of many reasons to just give up and quit. Just stop everything and so can you. You’re tired, away from your family, or to close to your family, frustrated, angry, turn on the news and everything sucks, the economy, the government is divided, wars, you name it. You almost have to separate yourself from mainstream media to stay positive. It’s not the social network problem but the users. Motivation. via wikipedia. Motivation can be not letting others down.
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2010
    [Twitter] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & What Social Media Is and Isn’t
    Free online tools to spice up your Twitter background. useful infographics on Twitter stats. Twitter. Does Twitter censor @replies to non-followers ? Is Twitter killing blog subscriptions ? 10 possible uses of Twitter’s new annotations. Quick tips for avoiding Twitter burnout. Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Twitter Top Ten. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, what social media is (and isn’t), and what’s coming up on The Resources Mashup.
    [Twitter] Enterprise 2.0 and Social Media: Improving Your Processes vs.
    Here’s a basic example.  If you take a look at your company sales process, for example it might look something like this: Are Twitter or Jive going to revamp this process?  For example, you might use Twitter or LinkedIn to establish a relationship and identify a need, but that process is still in place.  Social Media Globetrotter Home Consulting Speaking Travel Blog About SOCIAL MEDIA GLOBETROTTER Enterprise 2.0 What if I told you that I could improve the way your company collaborates internally and builds relationships with its customers through new technologies and tools?
    [Twitter] Vistaprint’s Social Media Manager Speaks Out
    There are thousands of networks out there covering everything from obscure art to being a doula to the traditional staples of Twitter and Facebook. This is a guest blog post by Jeff Esposito. Ari asked me to offer some insight into being the man behind the curtain of a corporate social media team. Before you get pictures of the Grand Wizard of Oz in your head, I will kill the illusion for you – Tweeting, Facebooking and reading blogs is not fun, its work that demands us to be on at all times. We can’t let emotions or typos get the best of us. Educating. Conversing. Measuring.
    [Twitter] Facebook Breaks the Marketing Sound Barrier for Small Business
    You can also build links to your Facebook page and focus on off-site link building which includes linking to your Facebook page from your website, blog and other social sites like Twitter. How Facebook Can Make Your Small Business Soar. recent Capital One TV ad features comedian Jimmy Fallon politely asking a somewhat indifferent baby boy in a high chair: “Would you like 50% more cash? Everybody likes more cash!” Convinced no one could possibly refuse such an offer, much to Jimmy’s surprise, the kid responds by tossing a handful of Cheerios in Jimmy’s face. Do you want more sales?
    [Twitter] The Savvy Marketer’s Guide to Surviving SXSW
    You can follow those on Twitter or watch later on YouTube ( ). Image via SXSW Interactive, the ultimate digital event of the year, kicks off this weekend in Austin, Texas. Each year the festival has grown by leaps and bounds, with more presentations, parties and networking opportunities than any one person can experience. As an attendee, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Have fun! ~ jay baer. Before You Go: . Pack for every occasion, but pay careful attention to your shoes. You’ll  Gel inserts may save your feet after day one. .
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