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  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012
    [Twitter] Predicting the Future with Social Media
    Wired Magazine’s Sharon Weinberger writes ( “ The Spy Who Tweeted Me: Intelligence Community Wants to Monitor Social Media ” ) “ A research arm of the intelligence community wants to sweep up public data on everything from Twitter to public webcams in the hopes of predicting the future.” Forget predictions from Nostradamus or the Mayan Calendar.  Now, we have companies like Recorded Future analyzing semantics and sentiments to foretell the future.  Now even small businesses can tap into the trove of rich data and forward-looking insights.  Small Business Social Media Marketing Strategy
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2010
    [Twitter] Echo Debuts Real-Time River, Highlights Reader Activity
    It plays a key role in this morning's update, as the comments widget runs alongside River-enabled sites, which also display real-time comment counts for new entries, and nests the reactions (be they from comments on the site, Twitter , Digg or other sources) below the entry. After declaring the world of traditional comments dead last year , Echo has continued its quest to bring the world of real time reactions from around the Web to publishers looking to surface more engagement with their community. This new real-time widget updates live, not requiring refresh.
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2010
    [Twitter] The meme-ing of Christmas
    Rather than posting and tagging people to get their opinions, which used to happen a lot a couple of years ago, people are just asking the same questions on Twitter and Facebook. I’d been meaning to write about how social networks really do seem to have killed something with regards to blogging – the blog meme. Bit of a shame for longer answers (And the chance to get some backlinks!). And then Eaon tagged me in a blog meme.Originally started by Rob Campbell. Bugger. So, in response: 1/ Best single thing [personal &/or professional] you did/achieved in 2010. Jonathan J.
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2010
    [Twitter] BBC Panel Discussion on Nicholas Carr's New Book 'The Shallows.
    Gauravonomics Blog For Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists How To Organize and Energize Your Evangelists Blog Speaking Writing Bio Media Subscribe Slideshare Twitter LinkedIn Facebook IdeaSliver Labs Tumblr « The Social Squared Manifesto Thirty Three Things I Want to Do Before I’m Thirty Three » BBC Panel Discussion on Nicholas Carr’s New Book ‘The Shallows’ Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! Follow the blog on RSS , Twitter or Facebook and youll never miss a post again! should know. Lets talk.
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2010
    [Twitter] We Are More In Sync and More Out of Sync Than Ever
    Gauravonomics Blog For Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists How To Organize and Energize Your Evangelists Blog Speaking Writing Bio Media Subscribe Slideshare Twitter LinkedIn Facebook IdeaSliver Labs Tumblr « Luxury Brands and the Social Commerce Opportunity in China Game Mechanics in Education: Leveling Up With Class Blogs » We Are More In Sync and More Out of Sync Than Ever Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! Follow the blog on RSS , Twitter or Facebook and youll never miss a post again! For more, read my bio. Lets talk.
  • T2 SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2014
    [Twitter] Link Building Tips to Keep Your Brand Above Board
    Tell us in the comments below or on Twitter ! 'Google just updated Penguin for the first time in a while, and these link building tips will help keep your brand from being hit by any potential penalties. When it comes to boosting your rankings on Google, link building is among the most viable strategies – assuming, of course, that it’s being done properly. With Google’s latest update to Penguin 3.0, these are a few link building tips to keep in mind in order to avoid any unwanted penalties to your SERPs. Avoid the Manipulation of Shares. Transparency is the Best Policy.
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  MONDAY, JUNE 9, 2014
    [Twitter] Digital trends round-up – June 2014
    For example, last month saw the launch of AmazonBasket, a new service that’s enabling  Amazon customers to purchase products through Twitter. 'Each month we bring you the  FreshMinds  Digital Trends Round-Up – a summary of  innovations , new technologies and the  latest digital trends  to help you navigate today’s fast-paced, tech-enabled world. This month we’re looking at Google’s driverless cars, a new feature which will let brands sell from within WeChat and retailers embracing Powatag technology. Last week, Google launched  a new prototype for its driverless car.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2010
    [Twitter] Mr Bezos – Amazon is Making a Big Mistake –
    Another Brand Mistake – Previous post: Why Facebook Is Breathing Easier These Days… Next post: 5 Big Brand Social Media Strategies Let’s Connect Click an icon to see what Im up to on Twitter, Facebook, or via RSS Whats Popular 10 Subtle Lies That Cripple New Bloggers Lady Gaga’s 8-Point Guide to Larger than Life Blogging 7 Ways You Can Cheat the 10,000 Hour Rule and Be a Better Blogger How to Get Your Blog Noticed and Promoted by Super Influencers 7 Fascinating Ways to Spice Up a Boring Blog Did I Say That? It will prove to be your White Whale. iPad is not a competitor. 
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2010
    [Twitter] #1: Fascination Power Blogging With Lust
    And after that « THE SKEPTIKAL OBSERVER Previous post: The Fascination Series: Hacking Your Reader’s Lizard Brain Next post: Why Most Bloggers are in the Wrong Business Let’s Connect Click an icon to see what Im up to on Twitter, Facebook, or via RSS Whats Popular 10 Subtle Lies That Cripple New Bloggers Lady Gaga’s 8-Point Guide to Larger than Life Blogging 7 Ways You Can Cheat the 10,000 Hour Rule and Be a Better Blogger How to Get Your Blog Noticed and Promoted by Super Influencers 7 Fascinating Ways to Spice Up a Boring Blog Did I Say That? Do you want more?
  • SOSHABLE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012
    [Twitter] Building Relationships Through Social Media Networks
    Facebook currently rules the roost, closing in on one billion users, while others such as Twitter and Google+, with over 100 million users each, are very popular and growing. Social networking has become part of world culture in the last decade or so. There is also a wide variation of social networks available, from those that are music orientated like SoundCloud to professional networks like LinkedIn. People want to get in touch with others, from catching up with old school friends to making contacts in their field of work, and social media networks allow them to do just that.
  • SOSHABLE  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2011
    [Twitter] Should Salespeople be Using their Personal Social Accounts for Business?
    Texting, Facebook, and Twitter have become, for many, the easiest way to get a response. There is little doubt that social media has an impact on sales. Companies use it every day to generate leads, increase branding, and improve public perceptions. As a marketing tool at the company level, few would contest the potential. What about at the salesperson level? That was the question that we tried to answer this week during a seminar in Connecticut. As with everything, there are pros and cons. For individuals, here are the ways that it can help. There aren’t just cons.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2012
    [Twitter] Pledge NOW to Bring “SMAC! Sock Monkeys Against Cancer” to Life!
    Twitter. NoMo the SMAC! leader. NoMo is the ringleader of “SMAC! Sock Monkeys Against Cancer”, a gang of monkeys that provides tangible support to those with cancer, reminding them no one fights it alone. Right now, NoMo is just a prototype. But, with YOUR help, NoMo and his SMAC! buddy, Phoenix, can soon be in the hands of those with/impacted by cancer to help them SMAC! it, by pledging your financial support here. Check-writer only? See bottom of this post for details). Funds pledged to my SMAC! Sock Monkeys Against Cancer product line, which so far includes two SMAC!
  • DANNY BROWN  |  THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
    [Twitter] Headway 1.7 Premium WordPress Theme – Quick Start Wizard - Danny Brown
    is stable.The GPL news is also great, I have learned a lot about that lately on twitter and was worried what it meant for Headway. This post was mentioned on Twitter by Grant Griffiths, Blog Manana and Santi Chacon, Doktor Social. 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 Headway 1.7 currently in beta for developer license holders. As I mention, 1.7 Update. Yowza!
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
    [Twitter] From ‘Mad Men’ to Digital Scientists: How Big Data Is Shifting the Ad Landscape
    These ad giants will now be competing amongst the likes of Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and Twitter — the companies gathering and mining this precious data. 'The traditional advertising techniques we once knew have changed dramatically in the digital age. Long gone are the days of print campaigns, television ad buys, radio commercials with a call to action like “Stop by today!” ” as they stand on their own. commonly heard call to action is now “Visit us at Facebook.com/x.” There are 7 billion people in this world and 6 billion of them have mobile phones.
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2011
    [Twitter] How things are changing
    Does any normal person actually care about these semantics?) – it’s interesting to note that this prediction by emarketer is despite the huge numbers of people claiming blogging was dead due to Facebook (Which was recently claimed to have lost some users for the first time), and Twitter. The Royal Mail is cutting thousands of jobs as the volume of letters sent each day dropped 22% – I can’t remember the last time I sent a letter which wasn’t required for business reasons. Is Tumblr blogging or microblogging?
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2010
    [Twitter] Users dissatisfied with social networks – are you surprised?
    Unfortunately Twitter wasn’t included, as so many people encounter it via a 3rd party client. Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Social networks don’t make students dumb Summer iPadwatch → Users dissatisfied with social networks – are you surprised? July 22nd, 2010 · View Comments Apparently American consumers surveyed in the 2010 American Customer Survey Index ranked Facebook lower than any other business in its category, but it still managed to beat Myspace by a point. h/t Mashable ). And it’s all because of a simple selling point – other people.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2014
    [Twitter] Executive Engagement: Building Top-Floor Content for C-Suites
    Look at their Klout scores, Twitter feeds, and LinkedIn posts to see what topics catch their attention enough for them to post about it. 'Image via BigStockPhoto.com C-suite executives are a coveted audience for any content marketer. In some ways, approaching a C-level audience is much like approaching any other audience— you have to know them, identify their pain, and find out where they are most likely to seek out answers to the challenges they face in running their business. Perhaps the largest hurdle marketers face in reaching C-level executives is their own perception of them.
  • WRITTENT BLOG  |  MONDAY, JULY 22, 2013
    [Twitter] Competitive Marketing Analysis: 14 Ways to Monitor and Beat Your Competitors
    Use both quantitative and qualitative competitive marketing analysis to glean actionable intelligence about the following key areas: Platforms: Does your competition stick to Facebook and Twitter, or are they using all social media networks equally? 'The small business landscape is arguably tougher than ever before. recent Constant Contact survey found that 59% of SMB CEOs feel it’s harder to run a business than it was 5 years ago, a factor which can primarily be attributed to quickly-changing technology and marketing best practices. What About SWOT Analysis? Image credit: Xhienne.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2011
    [Twitter] Where The Work Is Going
    It’s not going to be about “you need to be on Twitter.&# If you’re a social media type, the work is heading towards being embedded into everything else. It’s not less important; it’s more mainstream. The work you’re doing is becoming part of marketing, part of customer service, part of internal comms, part of the wiring of the business. Yes, not everyone has embraced social media, and yes, there are two or so more years left for social media consultants to make some money helping people get their wiring in place. Embed. It’s not going away.
  • TRADESMEN INSIGHTS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2013
    [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.” 1) Who uses Pinterest? Enjoy.
  • SOSHABLE  |  FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011
    [Twitter] “Permanent” Traffic Doesn’t Exist on the Web
    People referred to a site from Twitter, Digg, Facebook or StumbleUpon do not stay very long to be sure, but their visits have an ancillary effect that causes a site to grow in the long term. What do people think social media professionals do for a living? They are not wizards like Gandalf. They can’t raise their staff and command visitors to become permanent residents of a site. If Gandalf had his way, all visitors would stay onsite. OK let’s say a digital strategist gets the visitors to a site. Good enough. They shouldn’t be mad because the bounce rate is high.
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
    [Twitter] SideraWorks is Taking on Social Business
    You can also follow us on Twitter , join our Facebook page , or circle us on Google+. It’s an exciting day over here at SideraWorks, so I wanted to take a moment to share with you a couple of things. First, our website is live! This has definitely been a labor of love, but we think you’ll like where it’s ended up. Many thanks to Josh Fisher and John Hawkins for their amazing work and patience while we changed our mind fifty times on things. What Do You Guys Do? Social Business, Huh? Because there is  a difference between social media  and social business. Thank You!
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2014
    [Twitter] Show 474 - Scaling up Excellence
    love to hear your thoughts so email me,  anna@theengagingbrand.com , join me on  twitter ,  Google+  or Facebook.love to hear your opinion and ideas.  . love to hear your thoughts so email me, anna@theengagingbrand.com, join me on twitter, Google+ or Facebook.love to hear your opinion and ideas. 'The Engaging Brand podcast  covering social marketing , business ideas and  brand marketing tips  has a new episode. Anna Farmery  speaks Huggy Rao about how Scaling up Excellence , a new business book he has co-written with Bob Sutton. We discuss. How to recognise excellence in business.
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2012
    [Twitter] Engaging Brand Podcast 411 - Killer Innovations
    love to hear your thoughts so email me,  anna@theengagingbrand.com , 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 Dennis Kitching who gave a like on the Facebook Page. 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! Can you manage innovation as a process?
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  MONDAY, JULY 30, 2012
    [Twitter] Podcast 394 - Video Games and Gamification
    love to hear your thoughts so email me,  anna@theengagingbrand.com , join me on  twitter , leave a message at The Engaging Brand Fan Page or join me on to discuss it on  Google+. This week's  The Engaging Brand podcast  covering social media , business ideas and brand marketing tips , is ready to download. Chris Bateman , a philosopher, game designer and author, joins Anna Farmery to discuss the effect of video games on society and how video gaming is changing human behaviour. Are video games art and why from an intellectual property point of view it is important to protect it?
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014
    [Twitter] Get Social About Retirement Aspirations
    With more and more of the 50+ crowd adopting social media into their lives, there’s a growing retirement clientele on sites like Facebook and Twitter. 'Social media is grabbing the attention of just about every demographic, including soon-to-be retirees. With that said, if you’re a retirement advisor, then you can use social media to your advantage by getting the word out about your retirement services through a variety of social avenues. But, just because the audience is there doesn’t mean any approach will work. Tailor Your Message. Be Informative, But Brief.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2014
    [Twitter] Get Social to Position Yourself for a Great Career
    Cover more than one social media outlet – Maybe Facebook is your favorite, but don’t forget about Twitter and Instagram, Pinterest and Google+. 'The job market is tough out there. Whether you’re a first-time job searcher right out of school, or you’ve been in the workforce for some time and are looking for something new, you need to make sure you’ve got what it takes to position yourself for the best careers. Having a little something extra is always a plus, and right now that something may be strong social media skills. Read on! Engage them.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2013
    [Twitter] Jim Beam Honey Hires Famed Seinfeld Lawyer to Save the Bees and #suethebears
    Jackie Chiles can be seen campaigning on Jim Beam Honey’s behalf across Facebook, Twitter, BuzzFeed and YouTube, where the video has 14,000+ views. 'In an unusual move motivated by sweet justice, Jim Beam Honey has hired famed Seinfeld attorney Jackie Chiles to, “Sue the Bears” and “Save the Bees.” In a campaign that seemingly takes a page from a Seinfeld episode, the bears, bees, and several hilarious videos follow suit. Chiles immediately understands Jim Beam’s stance – that honey should be for people, not bears, to enjoy. suethebears.
  • FIFTH GEAR ANALYTICS  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2013
    [Twitter] What the Marketing Automation Vendors Won’t Tell You
    Follow Martha on  Twitter  or connect with her on  LinkedIn. Marketers know that successful customer engagement involves leveraging customer data, turning it into intelligence and then making smart marketing use of those insights. Messaging and campaign tools will continue to evolve, and their claims of solving world hunger get more and more strident.  But very few of these tools take on the hardest, least exciting tasks of getting the data right. These presentations are filled with talk of “pipes that are open to receive structured and unstructured data.”
  • FIFTH GEAR ANALYTICS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012
    [Twitter] Be Quiet – and listen to yourself and others.
    Connect with Gidgett on  LinkedIn  or follow her on  Twitter. Gidgett Ingalls. Reading Susan Cain’s book Quiet:   The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking certainly leads to thinking about the world we live in, our own ladders of inference and the value we place on personality. encourage you to watch her TED Talk – link below. link]. am a firm believer that we all need to be true to ourselves, who we are at our core.  Only by being true to our core can we be our BEST selves. If you have an equal number of true and false responses, then you are an “ambivert.”
  • FIFTH GEAR ANALYTICS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2010
    [Twitter] The Web Content Management Maturity Curve
    Connect with Chris on LinkedIn , or follow him on Twitter. Chris Dewey. In March 2010, Forrester Research released its survey results on the evolution of Web Content Management in the corporate enterprise.  There are several findings to highlight, but in general, we are witnessing the maturation of this technology to a place on the curve that we frequently refer to as optimization.  Enterprises are finally past the hurdles of implementation and adoption, and are now focused on achieving the best of the promises of technical capability and business value.  Integration. Part 1 of 3.
  • SOSHABLE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2014
    [Twitter] Concerns With Social Media Protection
    As stated before, employers may look through Facebook or Twitter pages in order to receive a general idea of who they’re looking to bring down. 'It’s not uncommon for employers to look at the social media pages of potential workers. After all, they want to know that the people they are looking to hire will not only be professional but won’t find themselves in trouble outside of the workplace. One can argue that this is invasive but considering the unpredictable nature of the working world, it’s understandable that very few want to take that risk. Photo Credit: Gigaom.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 2, 2014
    [Twitter] How Not to Break the Bank on SEO
    Social Media is becoming a bigger and bigger part of the search engine algorithm, meaning being active on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc. 'It doesn’t take a genius to realise why it’s important for businesses to have a strong online presence… but just in case! We are now living in an age where everything and everyone is online, the development of tablets, androids and smartphones has simply added fuel to this fire. recent online study from ComScore reports 70 per cent of online shoppers cite online access as their preferred path to retailers. Understand Your Market.
  • SOSHABLE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2011
    [Twitter] Ford is Built Social Media Tough. Putting Ford in FORwarD Thinking
    Erin Ryan is a Social Media Specialist and you can follow her on Twitter @TheErinRyan.  To be an Automotive Company or Dealership at this exact moment in time can be tough. Social Media has annexed all natural distribution of selling and altered the performance salespersons have perfected for years. It has become alarming to many, not identifying the purpose of talking to people online, generating content to share and setting up shop on things called social networks. No one wants a one-way conversation or a sales pitch. When evidence of efforts is demonstrated, people do not forget.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
    [Twitter] Market update: hello to Ello, goodbye to Facebook?
    The large amount of publicity for their rise – and attempts from Twitter and co. 'Considering the huge variety of social media sites that were sprouting with remarkable regularity a few years ago, it seems like a reasonably long time since there was a new platform generating hype. Which perhaps explains the huge amount of buzz for ‘Ello’, a new alternative to Facebook that has been making waves off of the back of huge engagement over in San Francisco, and spreading around the world on a tide of media coverage. Why all the excitement? billion, 67% up from the previous year. in a day.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2014
    [Twitter] New High-Tech and Old High-Touch – Both Bring Value (Clips)
    Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. 'While some are excited about the possibilities of wearable technology like Google Glass , there are those that think it’s kind of creepy. tend to be with the first camp. Here’s a firefighter who is also thinking about possibilities, developing a tool that could end up saving lives: Can''t see the video in your RSS reader or email? Click Here! While high-tech is great, high-touch still brings a lot of value. began using this format of journal keeping late last year and love it. Click Here! Who’d''ve thunk it.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2014
    [Twitter] Always with Your Customers and Prospects in Mind
    Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+. 'At your store or office location, you probably don’t set up shop to impress the Chamber, your Merchant’s Association, BNI members, or even the local business journal. It’s for your customers and prospects. If your window display is setup to receive accolades rather than sales, though there may be overlap, you’ll eventually lose sales. And eventually, your window display becomes brown butcher paper with a sign saying, “ Retail Space Available.” Consider leaving a comment!
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013
    [Twitter] 7 Unique Ways to Find Content Ideas for the Most Boring Topics
    Here is how you should go about it: Twitter. With 400,000+ million tweets from Twitterati each day, Twitter contains dynamic ideas for any writer out there. Twitter Search. Twitter allows user to search tweets by hashtags and keywords. Twitter trending topics allows you to do just that. Just like Twitter, you can look for at StumbleUpon tags for most popular and unique topics. Follow us on Twitter @ viteb. 'This is a guest contribution from Ellis McGrath, digital marketing strategist at VITEB. But nothing happens other than going in circles.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2010
    [Twitter] Get Inspired And Go Shopping with French Connection's Youtique.
    Social Media Marketing Goals & Tools An Interactive YouTube Campaign By Tipp-Ex Subscribe to Blog Subscribe to Danish Newsletter TOPICS Best Practise Cases (46) Facebook (53) Linkedin (5) Marketing & Communication (104) Mindjumpers (32) Social Media (219) Social Network (128) Social Responsibility (43) Tech Development (51) Tips (25) TribeSourcing (15) Twitter (23) FLATTR MINDJUMPERS Mindjumpers © 2010 All Rights Reserved Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Diesel Kicks Ass With New Campaign! So what’s that?
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2013
    [Twitter] Climbing the Roofing Ladder
    The two most well-known are Facebook and Twitter. 'Roofing is an important business. Everyone needs a solid roof over their heads. Bad roofing jobs can cost people thousands in re-roofing, lost items, and property damage. There’s so much that can stem from a bad roof, while a great roof sits above your head and protects you and loved ones from the elements. In fact, unless there’s a problem most people never notice their roof at all. So how can you convince people to use your roofing company over a competitors? Social Media Speaks Volumes. Customer Service. Have a complaint?
  • KIKOLANI  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 2010
    [Twitter] 5 Tactics Bloggers Should Borrow from Traditional PR
    HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers. This guest post is written by Mickie Kennedy , founder of eReleases, an online leader in affordable press release distribution. Grab a free copy of the Big Press Release Book – Press Releases for Every Occasion and Industry. Bloggers have been hailed as “citizen journalists” and powerful influencers for years. But bloggers have another, less frequently discussed role – they’re also citizen PR experts. Network, Network, Network. Networking is a big deal in the PR world. Plan Ahead – Way Ahead. Related Posts.
  • LAUREL PAPWORTH  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2011
    [Twitter] When a Con Artist Comes Calling: Online Community
    Think tweetups (twitter meetups) and you’ve got the idea. Recently, in an online community I am involved in, the members decided to get together in real life (IRL). Nothing unusual in that, around 20.1% of social network members that meet online will meet offline each year. So the group booked a venue interstate, a dinner, hotels etc and submitted a deposit to the moderator (community volunteer admin) who agreed to organise it all. The moderator had been a mod for around a year, and was someone the administrator had selected from the community. Outrage ensued. Betrayal.
  • LAUREL PAPWORTH  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 2010
    [Twitter] Monetizing Facebook: Dollar Value of Facebook Fan
    Savvy marketers continue to invest substantial sums in building a presence on social networks like Facebook and Twitter. An interesting way to calculate Return on Investment (ROI) of a Facebook Fan Page. Sorry Brand Page. and we don’t Fan brands anymore, we like, Like them. Facebook Fan Valuation Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg. What’s the value of a Facebook Fan? – a question we are asked every day. They clearly see the Return on Investment (ROI), and we want to help you understand some of the reasons why. So we developed the first-ever published Facebook fan valuation.
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 28, 2010
    [Twitter] Are you emotional enough?
    Free Podcast Google Search Join me on Twitter Facebook Fan Page The Engaging Brand on Facebook Our Community Recent Comments ANSHUL GUPTA on How Not to Become Boring. The Engaging Brand Home Podcast Online Social Media Training Speaking Contact & Bio Subscribe/RSS « Are there 3 in your relationship! Main | Hasnt communication always been two way?? » Are you emotional enough? Business can tend to make you play safe, play the odds. However, business and branding is all about emotions. Your product or service is feeding or quenching an emotional need. Be emotional.by
  • ENGAGE  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013
    [Twitter] Social Media in the News
    The usefulness of its tools—whether it be Facebook, Twitter or MySpace—is usually dictated by the youngest among us. Twitter Diplomacy. Back in September, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani took to Twitter to “wish all Jews, especially Iranian Jews, a blessed Rosh Hashanah.” The message produced a shocking two-fold effect: first, for reaching out to the Jewish community; and second, for doing so on Twitter. Here is a link to Zarif’s complete Twitter feed.). 'The timeless human need to interact is the engine that drives social media. Sadder for Using It.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2011
    [Twitter] Have We Reached Blog Overload?
    Here is my active blog promotion checklist: Twitter: active, with all appropriate feeds (bit.ly, comments etc.). When I am not barraging Twitter with (hopefully) pithy jokes, not responding to people who do comment, not commenting at other sites, not guest blogging, and not offering fabulous prizes to my Facebook followers, I sit and wonder, “What happened to the days of people sending links out: “ You have to read this blog, it’s hilarious.”. And Twitter retweets, and #FFs? Except bloggers, to other bloggers, on Twitter. This guest post is by LA Juice, of www.la-juice.com.
  • PROACTIVE REPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2012
    [Twitter] Earned Media Tip # 5 : Content Partnerships
    Twitter. This post is tip  # 5 in the Earned Media series. What exactly is a content partnership? According to Wikipedia, it’s a new term describing a joint venture between brands, broadcasters, publishers and producers to create original audio visual programming across any media platform. It’s not such a new idea – think of Soap Operas and sponsored radio shows.  Since so many media websites today are multimedia platforms, and bloggers with a large reach abound, content partnerships make perfect sense for PR.  Figure out who you are and what you stand for. Facebook.
  • PROACTIVE REPORT  |  THURSDAY, JULY 8, 2010
    [Twitter] Branded Content and the Future of Social Media
    Follow me on Twitter. I had the pleasure of chatting with Maggie Fox at the Media Relations Summit in New York City last week. She spoke on the session about the future of social media and in this interview Maggie explains how branded content and the intersection paid and earned media is a growing trend she is seeing. Great minds think alike, Maggie! Branded content is one of the trends in my Future of PR report. Using paid media to extend the reach of your news content is often a controversial subject in PR. And that audience is growing by leaps and bounds. online pr
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2011
    [Twitter] How 60 Seconds Could Change Your Life
    Why not invite your subscribers, Twitter followers, Facebook fans etc to give a 60 second idea of their own? Listening to podcasts is a wonderful simulator of ideas for me. recent addition to the list is one from the BBC called 60 Second Idea to Improve the World. What a wonderful idea for business. Why not invite your team to give a 60 second idea on how to improve the business process? Why not invite other functions to give a 60 second idea on how to improve the service they receive from you? Why not invite customers to give a 60 second idea on how to increase the value to them?
  • ENGAGING BRAND  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2010
    [Twitter] Do these 5 ideas mean business is upside down?
    Answers to your queries at work are as likely from your twitter stream etc than your colleagues. In many ways business life is upside down but upside down does not mean that you must be in a chaotic spin. The younger workers have more experience with the new marketing tools. Customers are often more knowledgable about your product than you. Personalised messages on a global scale can feel like a juxtaposition. You are assessed at the end of the year by one person, yet throughout the year potentially by each person on the web. But you know the following is also true about the above.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  MONDAY, MAY 16, 2011
    [Twitter] Eureka! A Free Search Engine That Will Juice Your Email Marketing
    Once you get into the email detail screen, quite a lot of interesting data is presented including company name, date sent, email provider, a list of related emails (shown with thumbnails), and the option to tag and/or share the email via Twitter or Facebook. Considering that just about every company of every size sends email to its customers, this post probably applies to you. Do you need design inspiration? Ideas for how to make your emails look snappier, with more compelling layouts? Do you want to keep tabs on your competitors? What emails they are sending, and when? Color (very cool.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, JULY 3, 2014
    [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.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2011
    [Twitter] Five for Friday
    Twitter Rejects A $25,000 Check It Rightfully Earned – This post made the cut because it goes to show how far off Twitter is from having a true business model. Is it me or did this week drag for you too? Maybe it was the unbearable heat or the sudden drop in temperature that did it in for me, but who knows? Maybe I am just getting old. Despite the dragging week it was highlighted by two pretty cool things the first was Baby Espo’s Christening over the weekend with oodles of family in town and the second was taking him to see his first movie, the new Winnie the Pooh.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2011
    [Twitter] Five for Friday
    Twitter’s postholes -. Twitter’s Postholes from Isaac Pigott on Vimeo. This was a good week as the sun finally started to shine on New England, just in time to usher in the unofficial start of the summer with Memorial Day weekend. am looking forward to this weekend, which starts at roughly 2:00 p.m. today. have a nice relaxing weekend planed with Mrs. & Baby Espo planned, how about you? If your weekend hasn’t already started, I appreciate you taking the time to peep out this week’s edition of Five for Friday. So with that – cheers to the weekend.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGERY  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 17, 2009
    [Twitter] Social Media is Driven by the Person, Not the Position
    It’s about the guy who convinces his administrator to do a press conference on Twitter.  link] judithspr4 (Judith Roth) Twitter Comment Social Media is Driven by the Person, Not the Position | Social… [link to post] – Posted using Chat Catcher buscar pareja I read a few topics. Twitter Comment Social Media is Driven by the Person, Not the Position [link to post] – Posted using Chat Catcher [link] alkaline water My sister recommended drinking alkaline water instead of bottled water. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 Government 2.0
  • TREY PENNINGTON  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2010
    [Twitter] Tweeters expand the reach and appeal of conferences
    You can also use Twitter search to find #XBM tweeters. If you can't be at an event these days you need to realise that through social networks (twitter in particular) you CAN be. I've sent many tweets from people who were NOT at conferences, such as Like Minds, for instance, who said they enjoyed being a part of the conference remotely, through Twitter. have a theory that active tweeting during a conference significantly expands the reach of the conference AND paves the way for increased attendance at the next one. All on board? didn't close them.)
  • SOSHABLE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2014
    [Twitter] How Social Media Wound Up Costing $80,000
    As much as I enjoy the perks that sites such as Facebook and Twitter offer, it seems as though social media overall has allowed people to believe that they have a sense of ambiguity. 'If there’s one family that’s probably not too fond of social media these days, it has to be the Snays. It was recently reported that 69-year-old Patrick Snay , the former Guillver Preparatory School head, filed an age discriminatory complaint following issues with his contract. Snay came to an agreement with the school that would ultimately wind up with him being granted an $80,000 settlement. Photo Credit.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 5, 2010
    [Twitter] Will Social Media Make Brand Managers Obsolete?
    Maybe it was from twitter. Let’s Connect Click an icon to see what Im up to on Twitter, Facebook, or via RSS Whats Popular 10 Subtle Lies That Cripple New Bloggers Lady Gaga’s 8-Point Guide to Larger than Life Blogging 7 Ways You Can Cheat the 10,000 Hour Rule and Be a Better Blogger How to Get Your Blog Noticed and Promoted by Super Influencers 7 Fascinating Ways to Spice Up a Boring Blog Did I Say That? Home About Pushing Social #FF Gratitude Journal 4 My Tweeps Archives Contact Subscribe Pushing Social Will Social Media Make Brand Managers Obsolete? It’s your customers. 
  • JOEY STRAWN  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2010
    [Twitter] Make My Blog Better
    With Twitter, Facebook, and other social media outlets, we are all part of a team and I’m hoping to learn from my teammates. Digg Digg My mother used to say, “The best way to get better is simple, just ask someone who’s already better.&#  So, for once in my life I’m going to take my mother’s advice and simply ask people who are better than me for ways to better myself. Going back over my posts I noticed that I say a lot of things and give a lot of talking points, but rarely actually take any of that advice and put it into practice. Make me more productive.
  • JOEY STRAWN  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2010
    [Twitter] Nashville BarCamp-A-Go-Go (aka Ol’ BarCamp Eve)
    Related Posts: BarCamp 2010: And The Winner Is……… The Greatest Marketing Advice In The History Of Ever Reasons to Love Twitter and Technoviking Spin Sucks Guest Post A BarCamp Recap For People Who Are Not Me. Digg Digg Well, tomorrow’s the day. It’s finally here. BarCamp Nashville 2010. If you haven’t already signed up for my panel session, Marketing Douchebags: SEO, Social and Beyond , be sure to do that soon. Apparently there’s only room for 150 attendees and we are getting closer to that number every day. It’s going to be exciting.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2010
    [Twitter] Simple News Aggregation with Guzzle - 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 Simple News Aggregation with Guzzle May 18, 2010 8 voices share yours! Share 1 save As more businesses get used to social media and how they can utilize it for their needs, news aggregation and brand monitoring has become a key part of the puzzle. Then there are the free platforms, like Surchur , SocialMention and Trackur. How about you?
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014
    [Twitter] How to Build a Blog Worth Monetizing
    'Earlier in the week I co-hosted the popular #BlogChat Twitter chat. The hour-long Twitter chat was one of the fastest moving Twitter chats I’ve been involved in (and the biggest BlogChat ever according to it’s founder Mack Collier ). The topic was ‘How to Build a Blog Worth Monetizing’ – a massive topic. We covered heaps of ground but I thought I’d pull out some of my most RT’d and commented upon tweets from the hour here as a blog post. hope you find these helpful! Foundational Advice. Darren Rowse (@problogger) August 11, 2014.
  • LAUREL PAPWORTH  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2009
    [Twitter] Australia: Industry Head, Social Media
    Twitter: Reputation Management in Social Networks (18). Three things about Twitter (5). Marketing Magazine name Industry Head of Social Media for Australia. What is an Industry? What is an Influencer? What commodity does social media create, to make an industry? Kate Kendall ( @KateKendall ) from Marketing Magazine approached me a little while ago to write a piece on the “state of the social media industry&#. click for full size. am in the Social Media section along with : Paul Borrud, regional VP of sales for Facebook, Australia. Stephen Collins, acidlabs @trib. Vampires.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010
    [Twitter] Wow Online Influencers With An In-Person Experience
    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 Wow Online Influencers With An In-Person Experience July 9th, 2010 |Written By: Paula Hahn | View Comments Tweet Guest post by Paula Hahn Managing Director at Marina Maher Communications (MMC). August 12, 2010 (766) Twitter Stream © 2008-2010 Convince & Convert, LLC. Enough said. Genius.
  • 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.
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2011
    [Twitter] Fetching Friday – Share Your Choices for the Resources Mashup
    Twitter. For the first time in over a year, the Fetching Friday series will go dark as I am currently in Australia and, needless to say, not keeping up on my online reading. What I do want is to open the floor up to my readers to share their favorite posts for the week in the comments! It’s simple – just share a post that has been written this week that fits the following categories: Blogging / Writing. Facebook. Infographics. Link Building. Making Money Online. Online Business. Online Marketing. Photography. SEO / Analytics. Social Media. WordPress. Can I Share My Own Posts?
  • LAUREL PAPWORTH  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009
    [Twitter] Donations as Revenue: Social Media Business Podcast
    Still it’s a no-brainer that Fundable or similar will have or already have a Twitter addon service. Episode 2 of monetizing online communities looks at donations – an overlooked revenue stream and the social media tools that enable donations online. Currency has no inherent value itself – only what we, the community, say it’s worth. Sometimes $2 coins are annoying – we throw them in a jar or give them to a busker rather than have them rattling around in our pocket. Donations play very much into the socailized aspect of money transfer. Pledgie ).  Donations.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2012
    [Twitter] Heat Up Your Energy Savings By Turning to Social Media
    As the usage of social media expands in many different industries, consumers and small business owners need to turn to energy company pages on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and more, seeing where they are missing out on savings. The coalition offers its information on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube; * The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) – The council provides energy-efficient tips for those thinking about remodeling their home or those just searching for some inexpensive ways to save on energy. Photo credit: ripower.org.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011
    [Twitter] Forget SxSW – #Ideas11 and #11NTC FTW!
    <<Keep track of what’s going down via the #ideas11 Twitter stream.>> <<Keep track of what’s going down via the  #11NTC Twitter stream.>> Forget SxSW – who needs to kill all those brain cells anyway? You’re probably sick of all those tweets and it hasn’t even started yet. Try this instead…! We’re off to ASAE’s Great Ideas Conference in Colorado Springs on Saturday. >> Here’s a quick note of what we’ll be presenting. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Facilitating Social Media Policy.
  • KIKOLANI  |  MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010
    [Twitter] Valuable Commenters vs. Comment Spammers
    Have a Twitter account? Comment spam. Everyone has encountered it. Even the typical blog reader who just stumbled upon an article for something they searched in Google has probably seen their fair share of comments from people by the name of Loan Modification that think that article is a “great post&# and would also like to drop in the fact that they offer incredible deals. Here are some different viewpoints of valuable comments and comment spam from blog owners to link builders. Blog Owners Perspective. As a blog owner, I engage in a daily battle with comment spam. Frustration.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, 2014
    [Twitter] Partnering with Brands Theme Week: The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Media Kit
    Followers across social media sites – namely Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest (Google +, LinkedIn, and YouTube if that’s where your audience is at). Something like “doubled twitter followers in a month” sounds positive and encouraging. See evidence on Instagram  here , on Facebook  here , and twitter  @veggie_mama. 'You will have noticed this week we have learned how to reach out to brands for advertising and sponsorship on our blogs – and the best way to sell yourself is to have all your details in a handy, professional media kit.
  • SOSHABLE  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2011
    [Twitter] Stop Focusing on your Facebook PAGE
    Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, even Google+ have a role in the social media strategy for most businesses, but Facebook covers most of the needs simply because it’s where most of the people spend most of their social media time. This is a dangerous topic and I’m heading down a steep slope on this one as people may misunderstand, but it’s important to get it out anyway. Your Facebook page is important to you business, but it should only account for a small portion of your social media marketing day. Period. The challenge is no longer with convincing business to use Facebook.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 2013
    [Twitter] Using Social to Put the “Culture” back in “Agriculture”
    Ray participated in #AgChat the Twitter chat before it became a foundation. Twitter was new, and they noticed that there wasn’t enough agriculture in that space at the time. 'Jamie Vander Molen, DMI @jamie_vm and Ray Prock, DMI @rayprock. Jamie van der Molen , Community Manager at Dairy Management Inc. and Ray Prock , Board Member at Dairy Management Inc. and real live farmer, join the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the growing and powerful presence of the agriculture industry in social media, humanizing the dairy industry, and how America feeds its families.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2013
    [Twitter] Get Ready to Reboot Your Life
    Twitter streams get updated so quickly, it’s hard to sift the good parts out of the noise. hate on Twitter the whole, ‘Hey, Mitch Joel’ and that question, which makes me ask, ‘Why couldn’t you e-mail me that?’ 'Mitch Joel, Twist Image   @mitchjoel. Read on for some of the highlights and tweetable moments, or listen to the full podcast. Please Support Our Sponsors. Huge thanks to our amazing sponsors  Janrain ,  ExactTarget ,  Cision , and Expion for helping us make this happen. We couldn’t do it without them! Listen Now . Change is Coming.
  • WRITTENT BLOG  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2013
    [Twitter] 10 Content Marketing Approaches That Cause Nightmares
    While some people follow your brand on more than one network, it will be somewhat annoying for them to see the exact same update on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+ and so on. 'The following post spotlights some of the most terrifying statements you can make about content marketing. If you recognize yourself in one of the examples provided, reconsider your plan of action before your content marketing approach turns into a scene from a scary movie. It is always best to acknowledge an issue and gradually fill in the gaps, than leave it unresolved. “I dont have a strategy.
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2014
    [Twitter] Cloud Powered Near Instant PC, Mobile Upgrades Are the New Reality
    discussion on Twitter with +Josh Elman and +Edwin Khodabakchian Meanwhile, on mobile, the story is much the same. 'Buying a new computer or getting a new phone used to be a huge pain. Even if everything was up and running right away, you had to plan for hours, or even days, of moving all your data from the old device to the new one. And if you didn’t successfully complete the data migration, or had sufficient paranoia, you could end up with old devices cluttering your home - just in case you might need to get that old content. Samsung''s 2012 Chromebook Got Bumped for the 2014 HP.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, JULY 1, 2014
    [Twitter] How Localized Social Media Drives Personalized Connections
    It gives them enough flexibility to respond in real time to local trends while also maintaining a consistent corporate brand across all 174 Twitter handles. 'The  Social Pros Podcast  is always a mishmash of the greatest minds working in social media today. June’s guests included  Groupon , the daily deals masters; entrepreneur and author  Peter Shankman ; a representative from  Google Analytics ; and natural foods store  Sprouts Farmers Market. Sometimes in a given month, the Pros end up focusing on certain themes. In June, it was all about keeping things local.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2010
    [Twitter] Link Shorteners and SEO - Jeff Korhan
    Here it is using Google's shortener:  [link] You can understand the primary value of link shorteners is to conserve space, especially when you are posting on Twitter.  This is why Twitter recently launched its own link shortener.  However, Twitter is the king of real-time search and Facebook may well be the challenger to both Google and Twitter. Here it is using Google's shortener:  [link] You can understand the primary value of link shorteners is to conserve space, especially when you are posting on Twitter. links. links.
  • DANNY WHATMOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2010
    [Twitter] Mingly – a possible solution for social media overload
    Managing your connections across Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Foursquare and the like becomes a full time job in itself. Tweet. don’t want to write another 2010 prediction type post – I’ve written a few already ! But, in the first few days of the New Year, I’m already seeing a lot of noise around a trend that I expect will grow by necessity in 2010 and beyond. As social media and social networks in particular increase in popularity, there is an increasing information overload. So services that try and combine this are going to become more and more prevalent.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2012
    [Twitter] WordPress Feature Review: New Features You Missed in 2012, Part 1
    It also included a lot of other great new features such as Twitter embedding, HTML in captions, and flexible header images. New feature: Twitter embedding. Now you can embed Twitter statuses directly into your blog posts and pages by simply entering the Twitter status URL. Twitter is one of the most powerful tools available to bloggers. In addition to self promotion and networking, many bloggers use Twitter as a source of inspiration for their articles. The corresponding Twitter status will be displayed: The beauty of this new feature is its simplicity.
  • OUTSPECTIVE  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2012
    [Twitter] Social Media Marketing Lessons from Four Christmas Classics
    If Clark Griswold had Twitter, his rant would have been a little longer than 140 characters when he opened that bonus check, but you can be sure he would have been vocal with how unhappy he was with his employer! This post was originally published on SocialBrandU. This might be an embarrassing fact about myself, but if you ask me what my top 10 favorite movies of all time are, Christmas movies will take up a majority of the list. From the time I finish Thanksgiving dinner until New Years, I pack in as many Christmas movies as possible! Miracle on 34th Street. It’s wonderful. Ovaltine?
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 23, 2010
    [Twitter] How Vampires Suck at Social Media
    For those of you who follow me on twitter know I’m a “vampire&# fan if you can ever be such a thing and I have this made up term I use when staying up late at night working on projects between 10:00 P.M. Last week my friend @jeffreylcohen sent me the tweet below about the Who Is the Ultimate Vampire? InfoGraphic via the Yahoo Movies website. The infographic is great and in my opinion bram stoker dracula was the ultimate vampire and one of the best vampire movies ever made. From Vampire diaries, True Blood and yes, twilight. How can you tell? Cohen jeffreylcohen. and 2:00 A.M.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014
    [Twitter] Don’t Expect Campaigns to Disappear Anytime Soon
    What ended up happening was a new way for brands to cultivate loyalists, customers used a different public channel to complain (hello, Twitter!), 'Sometimes I wonder about supposed technology trends that are discussed. One of the latest trends I am hearing about is the death of the marketing campaign. Marketing technologists and analysts say that new tools will put an end to the dreaded campaign. My response? Don’t bet on it. In the mid 2000s, this meme emerged for the first time. Thanks to social media, corporations would be forced to talk to customers, one to one. Sound familiar?
  • SOSHABLE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 6, 2010
    [Twitter] How to Begin your Automotive Dealership Relationship with Social Media
    Twitter has over 600 thousand searches a day and the average person watches 15 minutes of YouTube every single day. The easiest way to manage and maintain your Social Networks is to assign a person or a team to continuously update your Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube Accounts. The Automotive Industry has begun realizing more and more the importance to become a part of the Social Media Industry to ensure continued success and to collide with the times. You are able to see this with Toyota, Ford and others that have initialized a relationship with Social Media. But how do YOU do it?
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2010
    [Twitter] Weekly Roundup: Paloozas And Palominos
    Comment as pts moderator Arik Hanson 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 Shonali Burke 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 moderator Joe Hackman Getting info Pending approval share On Facebook On Twitter flag Delete Hide Unhide Ban user New! Smart. pts Settings.
  • WRITTENT BLOG  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2013
    [Twitter] 10 Ways Low-Quality Copywriting Services Will Hurt Your Business
    Consumers follow brands on Facebook and Twitter because they love their product or service, but they also choose to be a fan because they post interesting content. 'If your brand is paying for low-quality content marketing, you might as well be throwing your money away. There’s no room at the top of major search engines for information that’s thin, repetitive, or that doesn’t add value to your niche. Several years ago, it was possible to “trick” Google into ranking information well. What is Shallow Content? Originality. Few Social Signals. It Can Hurt Your SEO. Negative SEO isn’t a myth!
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2010
    [Twitter] Personal Or Business Social Media Accounts: Which Is Best for You?
    chose to register my primary social media accounts (Facebook and Twitter) under my personal name. She is passionate about helping people make their own path in work and life and can be found on Twitter most days ( @clarelancaster ). This post is by Clare Lancaster, of WomenInBusiness.com.au. One of the first decisions you’ll need to make when you start using social media and participating in social networking is to choose your username. Your final decision will depend on the answers you give to the following questions: Do you blog for fun or profit? What should you do?
  • DIVA MARKETING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2009
    [Twitter] A Digtial Handshake With Paul Chaney
    There were sites like Facebook and Twitter and I didn’t quite know what to make of it. Over and over I hear, how do I use Facebook, or Twitter, etc? Every once in awhile while there are people who enter your life and not only influence your journey but touch your heart. Paul Chaney is one of those people. In his new book The Digital Handbook Paul simply and smartly explains not only why it is now critical that marketers pay attention to social media but suggests ways of how to put the tactics into play. Paul graciously agreed to an email interview. Paul Chaney. I’m kidding.)
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2011
    [Twitter] 65 Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Blog
    Use social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook to let people know about the contest. If you are in “online money making” niche, a free ebook that teaches people who to make money on Twitter might make an appropriate freebie. Make a Twitter profile for your blog and tweet each and every post you publish on your blog. Write a short “about” post about yourself or your blog, and make sure to link to your Twitter and other social networking sites as well. This guest post is by Satrap of BlogStash.com. What’s…? Blog Promotion
  • GREG VERDINO  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2012
    [Twitter] Five For Friday: April 27, 2012
    They’re not just present on Facebook and Twitter (with more than 20 accounts); they actually have a micro-targeted strategy for each to clearly govern their respective uses. The AP’s guidelines for social include Facebook for engagement, Twitter for breaking news, neither platform gets the story first -- it still hits the wires before social, a rule the AP calls “sacrosanct.” In this week's Five for Friday, let's take a look at social media from the perspectives of a member of traditional media's old guard, a B2B marketer, a media futurist, and a media buyer. So what? moment.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2011
    [Twitter] Give Them Something to Talk About
    President Obama and Jack Dorsey at the White House Twitter Town Hall. Everyone talks about relationships and the importance of two way interaction in social media. Participation is a cornerstone of building strong community presence. But other than core subject matter evangelists, there is only so much you can do to interest people on a dry topic. That’s when you need to give the community something to talk about. Social means sharing experiences and yes, talking. And frankly, a lot of what businesses and nonprofits have to talk about can put the most lively of children to sleep.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2011
    [Twitter] The Unsexy Truth about Finding Traffic for Your Blog
    Instead, people were finding content from other sources including: Twitter. Some months, Twitter can be good, but other months it can be down. Overall, I’ve seen traffic levels from Twitter and Facebook rise, but this has varied from month to month, and despite quite a bit of effort in building my network, the percentage of my overall traffic coming from social media has been relatively small (less than 10%). Last week I tweeted that I’d not checked my Google Reader account in a month. Well, it turns out that I’m not the only one. Facebook. Paper.li.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2012
    [Twitter] Social Media Advertising: Should Bloggers Bother?
    Social media has proven its worth as a networking tool and a means of raising brand awareness, but the future of sites like Facebook and Twitter depend on convincing brands that that it’s worthwhile to invest in advertising on their sites in addition to interacting with customers. With its simpler interface, Twitter relies on promoting tweets that show up in the tops of users’ update streams. The opportunity to engage users through a free account may make it hard to justify the cost of Facebook or Twitter ads. This guest post is written by Lior Levin. Is it worth it?
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 2013
    [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.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2010
    [Twitter] A Broadcast News Perspective by Debbi Morello
    From the social media perspective she is on Twitter, but is not a blogger (yet). This guest post attempts to provide a third side to the Mindless and Elite topic , perhaps the most important one: That of the reader (and the final post on the topic). Debbi Morello (@ debmorello ) is an accomplished photo journalist and humanitarian (full bio follows). Her commentary today is based off her comment in said post, which I found to be unique and interesting. hope you do, too. believe this movie is timeless. We can identify with these characters. This resonated with me a great deal. Really??
  • BILL HARTZER  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2010
    [Twitter] MashedIn Social Media Friend Finder Application Launched
    MashedIn provides a widget that you can add to a web site or blog where your users can authenticate with either Facebook , Twitter , or LinkedIn to reveal common connections to the widget owner. Social Connections has released MashedIn.com , an application that allows you to identify mutual connections across multiple social networks. Individuals have various groups of friends or connections on different social networks they use on a regular basis. Being able to see mutual connections across lots of networks steps-up the chance you will find common linkages. Share this on del.icio.us.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 2008
    [Twitter] Viral Marketing: Weezer Gets it Right
    Don’t look at me, I have weezer’s pat on twitter. Kirtsy Likaholix LinkedIn Mahalo Mento Mixx MyBlogLog MySpace Plurk Pownce Propeller Reddit SEOmoz Sphinn StumbleUpon Technorati Toluu Twitter Wikipedia Yahoo! Here’s a look at their amazing creation: These are all the original YouTube stars. All Weezer did was bring them together to create a revolutionary video that should change the way you think about your marketing approach. If you didn’t know about any of these memes, you need to venture out farther and scope out your territory.) Excellent post! Kinda.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
    [Twitter] 4 Simple Things Business Owners Forget When Pitching to Clients
    Do you tweet anything more than your blog posts on Twitter? 'To sell, pitch, market, promote, and basically get the word out on your business is probably one of the most important things a business owner has to get around to do. It’s not as easy as writing it down on your “to do” list though. Modern day entrepreneurs put in thousands of hours, not to mention blood, sweat, and tears, before a single pitch goes out (if you can call it a pitch, that is, since it’s much more than that). Idea is nothing without execution. What can I do to make my products or services truly indispensible?
  • ARI HERZOG  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2011
    [Twitter] Resolve To Do _ for 30 Days
    I’ll share my results with you in 30 days and you can follow my progress on Twitter with the #30days hashtag. Matt Cutts is a smart guy. He directs a team at Google that fights web spam. He holds a doctorate in computer graphics. And, he preaches the benefits of trying new things. Here, give this guy a spin for the next 3 minutes: Is there something you aren’t doing today but would like to try for the next month? Or, is there something that you know is bad for you yet you keep doing it? You have my permission to try it out. That’s what I’ll do. What about you?
  • ARI HERZOG  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2011
    [Twitter] Why Susan Murphy Cares What You Eat
    Susan Murphy elaborates : Some of the best friends I’ve made, I’ve not made because I’m sitting around all day long doing “business” on Twitter. Photo by earl53. Food, tea, pets, wine, and TV shows are among subjects invoking the best internet relationships. We’re friends because we’ve shared things about our lives with each other. Some of the most important client connections I’ve made, I’ve not made because of a tweet about my company. ve made them because of things like a tweet about the lemon meringue pie I baked last weekend… Because to me, it’s part of what makes you, you.
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