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The social media strategy series: Is social media right for your.

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Twitter search is a nifty little tool that offers a variety of ways to search for brand names or keywords on Twitter. « JustGiving blog Skype interviews, podcasts, Twitter newspapers … whatever next? | The tCn Blog Click here to cancel reply. This week, I’m looking at whether it’s right for your business. Social media has been big news for a while now.

The social media strategy series: Getting Buy In « The Cube

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It’s less about setting up a Facebook page or Twitter profile and hoping for the best and more about aligning social media to your core business objectives and treating it with the strategy it deserves. Twitter? Show what people truly think of your brand using the free tools such as Social Mention and Twitter Search. This, my friends, is the tricky part. Linked In?

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The social media strategy series: Finding your audiences « The Cube

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These could be people that stand out within your communities, people that others listen to, people that create action (tip: this doesn’t necessarily mean those people with thousands of Twitter followers, true influence is far more than simply big numbers). Twellow is the Twitter equivalent of the Yellow Pages.  A directory sorted by occupation. Not necessarily. Handy.

The social media strategy series: Identifying goals and objectives.

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Case Study Crunch: FMCG Social Media Case Studies « The Cube

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If we’re not connected on  Twitter , follow me there where I share lots of useful links every day. In an industry where engaging with online communities and delving into the latest digital technologies doesn’t come all that naturally, FMCG’s have struggled to keep up with the social media scene – with some emerging more triumphantly than others. Nestle anyone?) what a year!

My tool de jour: Buffer

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Facebook Social Media Tools and Apps TwitterMost social folk tend to have their own special way of doing things. suite of favourite platforms, a certain way of using them and the tools that tie it all together. I’m no different. A big part of my social strategy is to curate and share interesting content and I have a list of … Read more.

Social media management systems: A comparison

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“A Social Media Management System (SMMS) is a software tool that uses business rules and approved employees and partners to manage multiple social media accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. I just read a very handy post on We Are Social’s blog detailing a recent report by  Altimeter’s Jeremiah Owyang comparing Social Media Management Systems. … Read more. Social Media Tools and Apps social media management systems

Case Study Crunch: Social Media Case Studies in Food & Drink, Part.

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Yelp Works Better Than Twitter for One Restaurant Social Media At Work // 30-04-10. How Whole Foods engages millions through Twitter Business Blogging // 17-03-10. Reaching Millions With Twitter The Whole Foods Story Social Media Examiner // 09-02-10. If we’re not connected on  Twitter , follow me there where I share lots of useful links every day. what a year!

More Isn't Always Merrier

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If we’re not connected on  Twitter , follow me there where I share lots of useful links every day. Is it fair to say that all businesses should jump onto the social media bandwagon and take advantage of as many SM tools as possible? Can we truly say that the more blogs, the more social networking sites, the more podcasts or widgets we use the more we (and our businesses) benefit?

Top 10 Social Media, PR and Marketing Links of the Month: December

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New readers, these are the most popular links I share on Twitter (some mine, mostly other clever folk), so [.]. Ok, you got me. haven’t done this for ages (since August). All I can do is apologise (hey, I’m only human). With that done, I’m back with my Top 10 links of the previous month. Marketing Social Media Top 10 Links of the Month top 10 social media marketing pr links

The real life social network

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Top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week

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The Case for Converging Your Personal/Professional Networks 19 Tips for Driving Traffic to Your Blog Why Social Sharing Is Bigger Than Facebook & Twitter Worth a read, if you have the time » Some thoughts on time management Don’t blame the blog if you are the idiot Amazing Architecture: 15 (More!) Enjoy. Did you enjoy this post? Leave a Reply Who writes this stuff? what a year!

Infographic: The Growth of Social Media

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Stumbled upon this useful infographic on The Huffington Post this morning (originally from The Search Engine Journal, hat tip to Joanne Jacobs for sharing on Twitter). Although these figures are US biased, it’s interesting to note the increase in growth rate in age ranges and demographics. A few points worthy of a mention: The steep [.]. Social Media social media infographic social media stats

Case Study Crunch: IT and Technical

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Dell Rides Twitter to $6.5 How to market with Twitter: Case study NameCheap.com Social Media Today // 18-03-09. Case Study: Dell Twitter 101 // Date unknown. If we’re not connected on  Twitter , follow me there where I share lots of useful links every day. From the corporate giants to the SMEs, there should be a case study relevant to all. Hope they’re useful.

The role of social media in brand storytelling

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Branding Facebook Social Media Twitter Aleksandr Orlov brand story brand storytelling Compare the Market Isaiah Mustafa social media Old SpiceI thought I’d share a recent post I published on Brand Republic’s The Wall on the role of social media in brand storytelling. hope you enjoy it … Brand storytelling is a bit of a buzzword right now. You can’t read a magazine, blog or agency website without it cropping up in some form … Read more.

Another great deck to share: Six Digital Trends To Watch « The Cube

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Top 10 Social Media, PR and Marketing Links of the Month

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If we’re not connected on  Twitter , follow me there where I share lots of useful links every day. So in place of this I give you the Top 10 Social Media, PR and Marketing Links of the Month. hope they’re useful. And a big thanks for the feedback, it was most welcome. Then you might like to  subscribe by email or RSS to future posts, delivered straight to you. Well were nice like that.If

Top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week

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If we’re not connected on  Twitter , follow me there where I share lots of useful links every day. Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week 17/05/2010 tags: top 10 social media marketing pr links by Gemma Went Morning folks, it’s that time of the week again. Reasons to Foursquare.

Top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week

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If we’re not connected on  Twitter , follow me there where I share lots of useful links every day. Happy reading. Then you might like to  subscribe by email or RSS to future posts, delivered straight to you. Leave a Reply Who writes this stuff? Subscribe to new posts by RSS Subscribe to The Cube in a reader Find out what RSS is here What the heck is RSS? Well were nice like that.If

Social Marketing Analytics: a great report from Altimeter

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If we’re not connected on Twitter , follow me there where I share lots of useful links every day. This white paper from Altimeter looks at this in detail, exploring Altimeter’s framework for measuring results in social media. hope you find it useful. Did you enjoy this post? Then you might like to subscribe by email or RSS to future posts, delivered straight to you. what a year!

Top Digital & Social News from Last Week – 11/7/16

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Twitter in testing Twitter is currently trialling a number of new customer services functions to make life as a business tweeter much easier, including: Displaying average response times on a brand’s profile A “Featured Tweets” tab, rounding up that users top tweets At the moment we’re not sure if these new options will be rolled […]. The post Top Digital & Social News from Last Week – 11/7/16 appeared first on Gemma Went. Social Media Tools and Apps

Retuning your Twitter dials

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Retuning your Twitter dials 22/09/2010 tags: reducing Twitter noise , Twitter by Gemma Went Photo by Mr Thinktank I went through a lengthy process last week. needed to make the most of one of my favourite Twitter friends. How do you manage your Twitter dials? Winner.

Unlocking the value of Foursquare « The Cube

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Stop charging towards the future and drink in today « The Cube

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Stop charging towards the future and drink in today 17/06/2010 tags: appreciate today , Vision by Gemma Went As those that follow me on Twitter will know, I’m spending this week working from Woolacombe, North Devon. needed some space to think. Which got me thinking: how often do we do this?

The Strategy Series

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Bad grammar, bad spelling: Is language as we know it, changing.

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Text speak is useful in texts, but even in shortened formats such as Twitter, the 140 character limit is a test of our ability to make communications concise and focussed, using `the Queen’s English`. Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Bad grammar, bad spelling: Is language as we know it, changing? You can see the tweet here. Innit.

Feedback please people

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Reply Gemma Went permalink * 23/06/2010 8:09 am Thanks for responding Trevor Reply Gemma Went permalink * 23/06/2010 8:10 am Im going to leave this comment from Paul Sutton here myself (he sent it on Twitter). I’d like to collate them all in one place: Paul Sutton: For me the top 10 posts dominate & I never read them. What do you think? Is once a week too much? what a year!

Top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week

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12 Blogging Mistakes To Avoid Google, social media and SEO How to Measure Social Media Marketing Performance Report: Top 20 Brands on Twitter – April 2010 Roadmap: Integrating Social Technologies with your Corporate Website What is the Real Value of Social CRM (SCRM)? How is Being New to Twitter Different in 2010? Hope you find them useful. Did you enjoy this post? what a year!

Tip of the week: some great advice for small businesses from Emma.

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If we’re not connected on  Twitter , follow me there where I share lots of useful links every day. Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Tip of the week: some great advice for small businesses from Emma Harrison 27/05/2010 tags: A4E , Emma Harrison , entrepreneur advice , small business advice by Gemma Went This isn’t a tip of the week per se.

Here are the top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last.

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If we’re not connected on  Twitter , follow me there where I share lots of useful links every day. Hope they’re useful. Integrating e-mail marketing and social media 5 Dimensions of Landing Page Element Success Google Now Highlights Top Links Cited in Status Updates The “Problem” with Authenticity: You’re Still Being Watched. Did you enjoy this post? Well were nice like that.If

Survey results: The top Twitter tools and apps « The Cube

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Survey results: The top Twitter tools and apps 06/10/2010 tags: Twitter tools and apps by Gemma Went This is the second in the series of results that came out of my tools and apps survey a few weeks ago. Other clients used include Tweetie for Mac , Mixero , Destroy Twitter and Yoono.

Tip of the Week: Twitter Search

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Tip of the Week: Twitter Search 10/03/2010 tags: Twitter Search by Gemma Went Those who use Twitter know that the real power is filtering the noise and listening to the conversations that are relevant to you. One of the best ways of doing this is the relatively unknown tool, Twitter Search.

Key content marketing trends for 2010

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Chat comes to Twitter in the form of Bonfire

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Ok, so I know we already chat on Twitter (that’s the point, right?) Marketing Tools and Apps Twitter Bonfire Twitter Chat Twitter IMbut a nifty little tool called Bonfire was launched today that allows you to add a plugin to your twitter.com profile that provides an instant messaging service for your contacts. Go here to download Bonfire to your browser. Why would we bother? … Read more.

Chat comes to Twitter in the form of Bonfire

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Ok, so I know we already chat on Twitter (that’s the point, right?) Marketing Tools and Apps Twitter Bonfire Twitter Chat Twitter IMbut a nifty little tool called Bonfire was launched today that allows you to add a plugin to your twitter.com profile that provides an instant messaging service for your contacts. Go here to download Bonfire to your browser. Why would we bother? … Read more.

Top 10 Social Media, PR and Marketing Links of the Month: August.

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Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Top 10 Social Media, PR and Marketing Links of the Month: August 06/09/2010 tags: top 10 social media marketing pr links by Gemma Went Here are the top ten links our Twitter followers found most interesting last month. Need to monitor your web ranking accurately? We can also chat there if you like.

Top 10 Social Media, PR and Marketing Links of the Month

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Here are the top 10 links most popular with our Twitter community during July. If we’re not connected on  Twitter , follow me there where I share lots of useful links every day. There are some gems in there, particularly nice to see three of our own posts make the top spots. Case Study Crunch: Retail Social Media Case Studies Digital versus traditional: Where’s your money going?