Praying and piggybacking: Who is Nesamani and why are brands talking about him?


Nesamani is a character played by Tamil actor and comedian Vadivelu in the 2001 film Friends. A user on a Facebook memes page asked a harmless question about hammers, leading to a Tamil user making a reference to Nesamani. An innocent reply from the OP (original poster) praying for Nesamani exploded into a social media meme, with users and brands alike pitching in and praying for Nesamani. Yesterday, brands had a plum opportunity.

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Last month on social: Pop culture, piggybacking, and…pee?


On the one end, Alabama’s vote to implement strict anti-abortion measures in the state prompted a public outcry, with various brands, celebrities, and everyday Twitter user alike pitching in. They received the second highest engagement of all their 2019 Facebook content with this post. Amidst all the serious pro-life/pro-choice wars and gummy vitamins chatter, brands continued their own way, silently trying to win on social. Tag your friend and make us a brand star.

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Why CMOs Should Stop Being Addicted to Pay-per-Click Ads

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Back in 2001, when Google AdWords was just launched, I remember the day that my first pay-per-click (PPC) campaign yielded the first batch of leads for the company I was working for.

This Is How Social Media Scales

Twist Image

This past week, Sprinklr held an event in Toronto (of which I was one of the speakers) and the line-up of brands that attended are a testament to how strong of a platform they have developed. Advaya was sold to Bigfoot Interactive in 2001. brand. facebook. Episode #413 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. I have been a fan of the social media management platform, Sprinklr , for some time.

The Power Of Dealstorming

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By 2001, he rose to the position of Chief Solutions Officer and later, the company's Leadership Coach. brand. facebook. Episode #511 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Mirum Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Tim Sanders spends his career on the cutting edge. He was an early stage member of Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner 's , which had the largest opening day IPO in history.

Beyond Your Borders: Promoting Your Business Internationally Using Social Media

SocMed Sean

Lingo24 has been helping some of the world’s biggest global brands with their localization campaigns since 2001. The Benefits Of Social Media Engagement While search engine marketing is generally geared towards increasing sales conversions for your website, social media marketing is best seen as a PR tool, for building and maintaining brand awareness, gathering customer feedback and managing negative feedback about your brand.

10 BtoB Marketers Predictions for 2010

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Facebook Advertising will take off – This year Facebook saw their advertiser base triple! Facebook ads today remind me of Google AdWords in 2001 with low CPC’s on topics and segments many marketers will want to reach.

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This weeks #SocialMedia Tweetchat Topic: Destruction of the Media Industry: Will We Be Better Off In the Long Run?

Direct Marketing Observations

Big media brands dominated the Web. Newsroom employment would peak in 2001 as newsstand sales of the top 100 magazines approached 30 million. Last year, people spent six billion minutes on Facebook , downloaded one billion YouTube videos and logged over 1.4 Meanwhile, US newsroom employment fell to a 25-year low and magazine newsstand sales dropped 63% from of their 2001 peaks. With that, think about your company for a minute and the brand/s you represent.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Although the idea captured the imagination and interest of several brand-name organizations, the timeframe was just too tight this year to line up sponsorship. Erin is the Chief Marketing Officer for Bazaarvoice , a brand engagement and social data integration platform, in Austin, Texas.

5 Steps to Launch Your International Social Media

Convince & Convert

Launched in 2001, Lingo24 has clients in over sixty countries, and translated over forty million words in the last year. Even though Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google are American companies, social media doesn’t begin and end at the shores of the USA.

Manage Your Online Reputation in Multiple Languages


For businesses hoping to expand into markets overseas, naturally, you’d also want to manage that precious online reputation in languages other than English to claim your stake in foreign-language online spaces and garner feedback about your brand. Get Your Brand Out There.

Using social media across cultures

Janet Fouts

Most businesses are now well aware of the benefits that using social media can bring, such as driving sales, getting customer feedback, building brand awareness and more. However, the majority are still only focusing on major social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. The major networks such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are typically used by people of many countries, so it makes sense to have a presence there, segmenting your channels by country.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

As a B2B marketing specialist, Billy is a recognized expert in B2B inbound marketing, and is very active on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Follow Michael on Twitter @BrennerMichael and Facebook. David has published 15 books and his latest is Brand Relevance.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Part 2 hasn’t been posted as of the compilation of this report, but you should know that SEO is about a strong brand, that you must perform research, real value produces great results, and you must understand where to circulate the message to get the best results. Branding.

Social Media Network and me

Social Media Network Marketing

I have been working in the Social Media Networking Online Space since 2001 alongside with the Brands and Clients. Am working directly with the Clients and the brands. I can get customers and communities to connect with the Brand on the Social Network Medium in the Online space.

How (and When) to Register a Trademark Without Hiccups


This is a guest contribution from Jeanette Jifkins of Onyx Online Law , The best brand name in the world isn’t worth anything unless it helps you make money. Here’s some food for thought: November 2001Facebook registered as a trade mark in France / EU.

Atlanta Women In Social Media Marketing_2

Diva Marketing Blog

The key will be getting Atlanta’s big brands to support this medium. Began in social media marketing - I started using social media in 2001 by interacting with food blogs and I started using social media as a marketing tool for clients in 2004 by testing content and advertising on blogs.

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Blog Business Model 1: Land Public Speaking Gigs Through Your Blog


Since 2001, I’ve owned an inground swimming pool company that installs pools throughout Virginia and Maryland. I knew I’d never get the type of speaking gigs I wanted unless I had a platform to build my overall brand awareness and influence.

From The Information Age To The Connected Age " GigaOM

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Currently available tools ( such as Facebook ) still require us to put up with a lot of friction. I can see individual bloggers turning to branded package and kickstarting of the gifted train. Copyright 2001–2008 Giga Omni Media, Inc. GigaOM. GigaOM. WebWorkerDaily.

Quantum Entanglements: The Social Media Scandals

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Kaycee Nicole Swenson brought her sparkly brand of wholesome, flirtatious courage to a wide audience on the internet from 1999 through May 14, 2001 , when her mother Debbie announced that Kaycee had passed away suddenly. this lady is in facebook, linkedin, everywhere!

Atlanta Women In Social Media Marketing_1

Diva Marketing Blog

All social media tactics provide our brand with a means for different aspects of our brand personality to shine through. I've been blogging since May of 2005, and was an early adopter of Twitter and Facebook (when it went beyond colleges). 

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Happy Birthday to Me.

Koka Sexton

4 Be a better friend : Yes to my friends in FaceBook as well as in IRL. 2001) * 1937 – Harris Yulin, American actor * 1938 – Joe Dassin, French-speaking American singer (d. 2001) * 1946 – Gram Parsons, American musician (d.

Happy Birthday to Me. - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

4 Be a better friend : Yes to my friends in FaceBook as well as in IRL. 2001) * 1937 – Harris Yulin, American actor * 1938 – Joe Dassin, French-speaking American singer (d. 2001) * 1946 – Gram Parsons, American musician (d.

Hawaii Officially Dips Toes in the Waters of Social Media

Bare Feet Studios

I tripped across this article from 2001 (!) at the Rotary Club of Honolulu Sunset May 28-30: Social Media Skills for Musicians: Twitter, Facebook, Blogging, & Podcasting at the N?

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

There is an incredible geek-specific brand of arrogance whereby a linear relationship forms in their mind that suggests their mastery of everything programmable and hackable firmly extends to the entirety of the real world and known universe.

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