The state of email marketing and CRM in Belgium

Social Email Marketing

In its recently published e-business study Ghent-based research firm InSites Consulting found that the usage of email marketing and CRM in Belgium is on the rise. A closer look at some of the findings. Belgian companies use the Internet in an increasingly professional way for business and marketing. Belgium CRM Email marketing Research Customer Relationship Management IDC InSites Microsoft Oracle Sales Force Automation

Google News Refreshed

Justin Levy

Google News has been my go-to source for news and has served as my homepage since it was released in 2002. Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Google News Refreshed Written on July 4, 2010 by Justin Levy in google , video 0 Comments - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Thanks for taking time out of your day to come hang out here!

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#Selfie Is The Word Of The Year

Firebelly

Oxford found that “selfie” was first used in 2002 on an Australian online forum but gained popularity in 2012 after becoming an integral part of social media platforms like Instagram. Despite my post a few weeks ago expressing my desire to stop the selfie movement , these pictures will not stop spreading like wildfire. So much so that the Oxford Dictionaries have named ”selfie” the 2013 International Word of the Year.

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FTC Sends Letter to Search Engines Regarding Paid Ads Versus Natural Search Results

Bill Hartzer

Originally, in 2002, the FTC revised its search engine guidance. Today’s letter to the search engines from the FTC begins: “In 2002, the staff of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection published a letter (“2002 Search Engine Letter”) advising search engines about the potential for consumers to be deceived, in violation of Section 5 of the FTC Act, unless search engines clearly and prominently distinguished advertising from natural search results.

Bruce McIntyre on a mindful approach to #caregiving and #parkinsons. #mindfulsocial

Janet Fouts

He earned a Master of Divinity in 2002 and has led the Caregiver Fundamentals Project in Oklahoma City and served family caregivers as a church, business, and nonprofit leader. This chat with Bruce McIntyre covers a lot of topics, from his personal journey as a caregiver to serving as the Executive Director of the Parkinson Foundation of Oklahoma.

The When, Where, How and Why of B2B Social Selling

Oktopost

Using social media to network has been a concept around since Reid Hoffman founded LinkedIn in 2002. Don’t call it social selling.

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Who You Are

Ari Herzog

P.S. I purchased ariherzog.com on January 29, 2002. According to Google Analytics , 923 people visited my blog during the month of January 2015. With a wonderful 7% bounce rate (indicating 93% of you are reading more than one page), there was a total of 1,115 sessions. A session is a visit. If you visited my blog every day, that’s 30 sessions. If you visited once, that’s one session. Many returned.

Relevance, Long Tail Are Nothing New

Small Business Mavericks

They’ve each been key SEO principles since 2002. A new article at SiteProNews claims that 2012 was a volatile year and there are 4 new lessons you can pick up from it to make 2013 even better. But here’s the truth. These aren’t really new lessons. What are these 4 new lessons? Let’s summarize: Go long tail. Go white hat. Get relevant. Provide quality content. The truth is, none of these are very new.

The Strangest Argument I’ve Ever Had On Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. It all began when Michelle Quillin re-tweeted a recent post of mine. It was about remembering to use the headline and first lines to keep readers compelled to read, old and new. A follower of hers read it, and tweeted in reply, “That made me want to vomit.” ” I was totally at sea. Michelle asked him why.

Improving Communication Within Law Enforcement

The Realtime Report

In 2002, the FBI’s Office of Law Enforcement Coordination was formed to support these relationships and build strength in communication. Improving Communication Within Law Enforcement. The Federal Bureau of Investigation or FBI is one of the top organizations for law enforcement and intelligence. The FBI focuses on missions including stopping terrorism, corruption, organized crime, and investigating crimes like murders and thefts.

Why Alps Bethneck is 5 Years Old

Ari Herzog

It started in 2002. I arrived here in 2002, as the debris from the dot com crash was still being cleared away. This is a guest blog post by Stephen Black. This is his story. 2005: Flickr. Do I want to treat Flickr as a serious base for showcasing my photographic works? Or, do I want to use it as a base for experimentation? Ask Chiaki Williams. 2007: Facebook. Do I really want my email addresses and more to be in the hands of some Ivy league whiz kid?

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Learning to Say…

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. There’s a lot of advice for small business owners to learn to say no. To prioritize our workloads, to avoid hastily jumping into activities without a plan for gain. It’s hard to follow that advice, especially when we most need it.

Mathemagenic " Reasons for using weblog to keep information bits

Buzz Marketing for Technology

December 2002 (41). November 2002 (15). October 2002 (58). September 2002 (34). August 2002 (78). July 2002 (34). June 2002 (10). Mathemagenic. Lilia Efimova on personal productivity in knowledge-intensive environments, weblog research, knowledge management, PhD, serendipity and lack of work-life balance… Home. About. RSS Feed. June 22nd 2008 11:00 pm. Reasons for using weblog to keep information bits.

The Effect of Gamification on Marketing

Small Business Mavericks

It really is a made-up word, in fact — somewhere around 2002 a guy named Nick Pelling came up with the term to describe what his job involved. Gamification sounds like a made-up word, doesn’t it? The idea isn’t a new one, because parents and teachers have been turning chores and learning into games for centuries, but the word is new. Oxford Dictionaries have this definition of gamification : The application of typical elements of game playing (e.g.,

Why “You Stink” Headlines Always Get The Click

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. “Why you stink.” ” These headlines always seem to magically know more about that thing we’ve always known deep down about ourselves, no matter how well we’ve resigned ourselves to it, shut out the world’s criticism of it, or – er – deodorized it. Hope springs eternal.

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TopSEOs.com Banned In Google

Bill Hartzer

At the Pubcon Conference today in Las Vegas, here’s the TopSEOs.com booth: A search in Google reveals that TopSEOs.com has been banned in Google: TopSEOs has been around or a long time, the domain name originally registered in 2002. TopSEOs.com, a site that listed the “top SEO firms” in a list (for a fee) has been banned in Google.

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Making It Plain… And Leaving It That Way

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Guest post by Shakirah Dawud. Ever heard the term “embarrassment of riches?&#. Lots of marketing communicators have something like that, but instead of riches, it’s words (so not like that at all, really). When we see a space for copy or content, we like to fill it with prose. Not vague, or pedantic prose, either.

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Success On Whose Terms?

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Geoff Livingston wrote this post for me , but I’ve been holding onto this title so long I’m not willing to let it go. But I feel I’d better rehash a little of Geoff’s post, probably because he provided the au courant substance (excuse?)

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Say No to FOMO with MyLife.com

Idaconcpts

MyLife.com has accumulated its large database because the company has been around since 2002 (formerly known as Reunion.com) and has acquired large alumni and people database startups such as highschoolalumni.com, PlanetAlumni.com, and Wink.com. couple of years ago, there was a lot of pressure to get your social media presences started. People were rushing to Facebook and Twitter to start online conversations, and to LinkedIn to establish a professional online presence.

Google News – then and now

Proactive Report

Google News launched in September 2002. What started as an aggregator of news content has gone through some interesting changes in the last 10 years. Not so long ago some media companies were fighting to keep their content out of Google News, yet Google reports that they index articles from more than 50,000 news sources across 72 editions and 30 languages and the results are viewed by about 1 billion unique users a week.

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Technology Trends To Watch Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Tweaklibrary

The online marketplace back in 2002 gained tremendous growth after the SARS outbreak in China. COVID-19 outbreak has shaken the world and brought almost everything to the zero level except the tech industry. Though it is not rising up with flying colors, it is the only one with some accelerated graph. We are here talking about some of those trends that have taken a space in human life during this pandemic. Be it contactless payments or robots as helpers in hospitals.

How to Get Your MyLife Refund

Idaconcpts

To recap MyLife.com (formerly Reunion.com) is a social network service founded in 2002, which claims to help members find and keep in touch with friends, relatives and lost loves. Back in September 2012, I wrote a review of Mylife.com. Their main strength was the acquisition of extensive alumni network data gathering companies. Getting Your MyLife Refund. This people search engine is experiencing some customer service blues due its auto-renewal billing feature.

Lawyers, In Addition To Being Smart, You Need These 4 Characteristics

Myrland Marketing

I know this because I’ve worked with lawyers since 1997, first in-house as a director of marketing and then out on my own since 2002. Today, we are going to talk about 4 important characteristics lawyers need to have to be successful.

Why Customers Are Generalizing Your Business

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. I t’s not a good idea to search for a doctor online. I told my mother that when she asked me to. She agreed. And I began my search. After three days, I handed over a grand total of two name-and-number pairs. “They had good ratings,” I said, somewhat helplessly. My mother nodded at the strange syllables and locations.

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Top LinkedIn Demographics That Matter to Social Media Marketers

Hootsuite

LinkedIn launched in 2002 to help business professionals network and connect. LinkedIn is the biggest social platform that caters directly to business professionals. It doesn’t matter if you’re looking to share great content for your brand, looking for talent, or reaching a new audience—it’s a powerful platform. Understanding LinkedIn demographics will help you understand who you’re targeting, and craft compelling messages for them.

Writing What They Don’t Want To Read: Bad News In Print

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Let me just say first that I’m writing this with the certainty that one of you PR pros will fly out of nowhere, tackle me to the floor, and pin me there with a stern lecture straight from your training about how to do this. But here goes.

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Professional Bragging Tips

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Let me tell you a story I’ve never told anyone else. I was a pharmacy technician at Wal-Mart years ago, and one day when a customer and his wife showed up, I began automatically tapping his name into the touchscreen before they reached the counter. Johnson?”* I said with a smile as I hit “Enter.&#. His brow lifted in surprise.

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3 Must-Subscribe Online Newsletters

Idaconcpts

In 2002, Scitech Daily was 1 of the 5 nominees for the Webby Award in Technology. Here is a list of 3 must-subscribe online newsletters to improve the quality of your email inbox. SciTech Daily. Started on December 11, 1998, SciTech Daily is a newsletter that focuses on providing engaging articles in science and technology.

Do You Have a Stake In The Personal Data Market?

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. I read an article in AdAge a couple of weeks ago that described the way the customer data market is set to change , due to new “personal data vault and brokerage” companies like Personal.com.

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5 Secrets to Better Brand Engagement on LinkedIn

agora pulse

Since LinkedIn was born in 2002, it has been viewed as the go-to channel for business professionals. When it comes to B2B and B2C companies, brand engagement on LinkedIn is the holy grail. LinkedIn has over half a billion users and about half that number log in every single month. It gets better– over 61 million users are senior level influencers and 40 million are in decision-making positions.

5 Ways To Write Like An Expert Without Writing A Book

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Guest post by Shakirah Dawud. Publicity experts swear by becoming an author of something. But if you know your stuff, you can become a valuable resource in your field anyway. Image: Mirari Erdoiza via Fotopedia, CC 3.0. Be honest about what you don’t know.

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What To Do When The Box Flips Inside Out

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Dumbphone users used to be cool (yes, they did!). Working at home used to be an oxymoron. Facebook used to be the only company making money off Facebook (go ahead and laugh). What happened? The novelty of the iPhone has worn off (although it has kept its edge). Working from home is no longer unusual.

Change Before Mediocrity Grows on You

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. Guest post by Shakirah Dawud. Changing won’t be easy. You know this, so you’ll spend the entire process weighing the pros and cons, predicting whether this is something you “really need” or just a lark. You’ll wonder whether it’s a change you can “live with” (or what, I wonder?) and what other people will think.

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How Appification Is Transforming The Internet

The Realtime Report

The number of American adults who own a cell phone grew from 62 percent to 95 percent between 2002 and 2016, according to Pew Research Center data. How Appification Is Transforming The Internet. Apps have taken over the internet in recent years. In 2013, just 7 percent of companies had implemented a mobile app strategy, and 51 percent of companies had no plans to develop one, a FeedHenry survey found.

Computer System Compliance Under Sarbanes-Oxley

Idaconcpts

If you are buying, designing, or implementing a computer software system that will deal with financial information for a publicly traded company, it is essential that you are aware of, and strictly comply with, the Sarbanes -Oxley Act of 2002. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 covers computer software systems in which financial and accounting information are stored.

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What Information Is Not

Waxing UnLyrical

Based in Maryland with roots in New York, she’s been crafting effective marketing copy as a writer and polishing many forms of prose as an editor since 2002. There was a radio station we used to listen to pretty often during my morning commute. It used to proclaim at program breaks: “WXXX, where information is power.&#. The hair immediately rose on the back of my neck, and from then on hearing that phrase intoned by the bass voice had me grimacing inwardly.

Unlock Your Creative Genius

Twist Image

I have been following Pressfield since he first published the book, The War of Art back in back in 2002. How many times has someone promised you the ability to help you unlock your creative genius? I get it all of the time. I fall for it, more often that I would care to admit. But, the one person who truly does know how to help us all unlock that creative genius is Steven Pressfield.

History Repeats – Facebook is the new AOL

Convince & Convert

In 2002, AOL had 25 million subscribers. In 2002, AOL’s market cap was $150 billion, enough to swallow Time-Warner. My piece of a panel discussion on trends at SocialSlam in Knoxville, Tennessee a great event put together by my friend Mark W. Schaefer. History Repeats: AOL, Facebook, and Castles of Data. View more presentations from Jay Baer. Starting in 1992, America Online (AOL) spent more than $300 million sending floppy disks and later CDs to U.S.

Raising Cain: Why Herman Cain Is a PR Case Study

Waxing UnLyrical

As a student of American University from 2002 to 2006, I found politics a bit too vicious for my liking. Guest post by Daniel J. Cohen. Politics was my first love, but she broke my heart. Attack ads are a cornerstone of political campaigns because dragging your opponent through the mud is a fast way to gallop toward an ever-so-special seat in a fancy delegation or council. If politicians are all scummy (as many voters believe), the less scummy choice is the way to go.

How to Quit Your Job and Build an Online Business

ProBlogger

As we talked, he explained that back when he saw me starting my first blogs in 2002–2004, part of him wanted to do the same thing. That’s exactly how I felt in 2002 and 2003. The post How to Quit Your Job and Build an Online Business appeared first on ProBlogger. This post is based on episode 175 of the ProBlogger podcast. Today I want to tell you some advice I received when I was starting out that I completely ignored completely but my friend took to heart.

10 Things I Wish I Had Known About Blogging When I First Began

ProBlogger

I’ve learned some pretty huge lessons along the way, and back when I started in 2002 there were quite a few things I wish I’d known! In today’s episode , I’m going to talk about some important lessons, and identify ten things that I wish that I had known when I first started blogging in 2002. I’ve learned some pretty huge lessons along the way, and back when I started in 2002 there were quite a few things I wish I’d known!

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Great Value Created by Toyota in Tough Market with Social Media

Mindjumpers

In 2002, Jeff was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), and today he is in a wheel chair only communicating with the world through eye tracking computer technology tools. Tweet The international Social Media Award Show – The Bees Award s – is every week sharing some great social media marketing cases in their Newsletter. This week’s case is Toyota Sponsafier and it is made by Saathci and Saathci LA. The challenge.

Content Marketing is All About Education, NOT Marketing

Firebelly

By 2002, my phone calls were taking 15 minutes, and most of that time was spent just chatting about where the customer lived and what they were hoping to do, and telling them my own stories about what I had been doing to my own house. One of the biggest sales lessons I learned a long time ago, back when I was selling wagon wheel straighteners, was that you’ll be a great salesperson if you help people solve problems they have.