Social Media Stock Talk: Five Reasons to Buy Facebook

Waxing UnLyrical

But we’re talking about one of the most powerful cultural forces of the 21st century … and you can actually buy a piece of it. Facebook is buying like crazy. But it’s not buying garbage tech. It’s buying GOOD products. May 12, 2004: 2 for 1.

Groupon by the Numbers


Size of Google’s IPO in 2004. Group Buying Groupon groupon data groupon numbers groupon statistics$750 million. Value of stock the company expects to sell in its IPO. $6 6 billion. Amount Google reportedly offered to pay for Groupon last year. billion.

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The Life Cycle of a Social Network

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With the launch of Facebook in February 2004, users got comfortable with the network and MySpace was a secondary destination. Get my Internet Marketing newsletter , buy my book, The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web , and subscribe to the Techipedia RSS feed.

Preparing Your Online Community for the Digital Generation


————– In a few years, the Millennial generation (born between 1982 and 2004) will be the single largest segment of the workforce—a spot they will hold for decades to come. Buy our book.

How Pinterest Will Transform the Web in 2012: Social Content Curation As The Next Big Thing

Yelp (2004) is basically a food blogging platform where reviewers will go on about how their boyfriend was mean to them during dinner, before actually reviewing the food. Companies Who Will Buy Companies in 2011. Elad Blog. Wednesday, January 4, 2012.

“Reclaim Blogging”: Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook

Home Buy Art Here Stormhoek Winer(y) Hughs Book Daily Cartoon Email About Contact/Connect Home Hugh MacLeod Cartoons drawn on the back of business cards August 19, 2011 (3 days ago) “Reclaim Blogging&# : Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook. Buy Hugh’s Art.

How Obama Sets Online Marketing High

Ari Herzog

The big story from the 2004 election was the use of 527 groups, the big story from the 2008 election was the power of online marketing as an important tool to reach voters. Photograph by Pete Souza. This Feature Friday article is written by Jessica Wagner.

Apps Are Media

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But, when I started writing about this idea that content is media (around 2004), it was taken with a massive dose of skepticism. They're doing so much more than "watch this ad, remember us, and buy our stuff." . Messaging apps are going to shift the attention away from social media, as apps within these apps will thrive (think about being able to grab an Uber or buy on Amazon in your messaging app). buy button.

100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media |

Buzz Marketing for Technology

If you can afford it, buy professional listening tools, like Radian6 or others in that category. Buy an easy-to-remember, easy-to-spell, content-appropriate domain name if you can. December 2004. November 2004. October 2004. September 2004. August 2004. July 2004. June 2004. May 2004. April 2004. March 2004. Covering social media business strategy and personal power. About. Speaking. Rockstars.

This Blog Is Dead

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In 1997, wired teens created online diaries, and in 2004 the blog was king. Today, teens are about as likely to start a blog (over Instagramming or Snapchatting) as they are to buy a music CD. Let''s admit it. Blogging (as we knew it) is dead. Is your blood boiling? Are you priming your fingers to lambast this thought in the comment section of this post? Go back in time. Not even all that ago and think about the early days of blogging. What we had was place for online journaling.

Awareness to Sales: Building a Social Media PRISM Funnel That Converts – Ian Cleary [SSM051]

Buffer Social

The age-old question that marketers have been debating even before Mark Zuckerberg started TheFacebook in his tiny Harvard dorm room back in 2004. Is social media best used for sales or for brand awareness and engagement?

What I Have Learned from Selling on eBay Since 2010


While planning our wedding, I ended up buying two wedding dresses for my wife and she only ended up using one. Since I discovered how to use a mp3 player back in 2004, I had little by little start using CDs less and less. Buy low, sell high. Remember to buy low and sell high.

35 Great Social Media Infographics


Facebook was founded 2004, not 1997. ( [link] ), Twitter launched 2006, not 2000. ( [link] ). link] Buy Facebook Fans The “10″ levels of communication is absolutely priceless!

Point of View Marketing: How Taking a Stand Wins Raving Fans

Buffer Social

We buy things because of how they make us feel, or how we believe we’ll be perceived by others once we have them, or how we align with what their makers are doing in the world. What works: This 2004 ad basically started the woman’s empowerment advertising revolution.

Warning: Reading May Cause Your Hat to Fall Off

Viper Chill

Barry started openly selling links in the sidebar of his website back in 2004. Barry was selling links far before there were ever any Google guidelines on the subject and well before link buying and selling was a hot topic for SEO blogs.

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

I don’t buy that one, as in my experience, Twitter pretty much dies between noon on Friday and early Saturday morning.) However, the “most-trusted sources” vary by stage of the buying cycle.

Online Content Curation: The Key To Building Visibility, Authority And Value

Content Curation Vs. Content Production In todays Internet-driven communications market, savvy companies are responding to the need to engage prospects more effectively throughout the buying cycle - and recognize the critical role that social media channels play in content marketing.

Diva Marketing Turns 7!

Diva Marketing Blog

Diva entered the blogopshere May 24th 2004 as an experiement. 6 Diva Marketing was almost acquired.What a trip it was when I received an eMail from the X Man that a large blog network wanted to buy Diva. . I was thinking of calling this post " The 7 Year (Blog) Itch."

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Make Money Blogging for Real: 3 Must-Know Factors


Personally, I have been making money online since 2004. Can you imagine how many people might buy inflatable boats online? If you were going to buy something online, you would probably look at products based on the recommendation of someone you trust.

Announcing Bare Feet Pro Blogs

Bare Feet Studios

Though blogs have been around for many years (heck, this one here was built in 2004) they are still just getting attention from the small biz community – the people most benefiting from this utterly awesome business tool!

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #100

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When I first rediscovered the Web in 2004, it was WordPress , Wikipedia , Flickr and Delicious that revealed to me a new future. Why can't you buy your education like iTunes ?' 93Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

B2B social media case studies - 3 you can learn from and why they work

So, the key learning her, in my view, is to focus on creating unique, compelling content that will push your customers to act–whether that means sharing said content or buying your products/services. Finally, Kinaxis has been blogging for quite a while, too (since 2004, to be exact).

LinkedIn, Social Media And Bubbles

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Internet IPO since Google back in 2004. The businesses that are still ignoring this digitization of everything - from how we buy and consume our media to how we network - may well be the ones who will have their bubbles burst first. Late last week, LinkedIn became the biggest U.S. Everyone from investors to start-up entrepreneurs and media pundits have looked at this deal sideways.

PB140: Challenge: Create a Review Post


It was 2004, I’ve been blogging for a couple of years on my first personal blog. There were hundreds of models already out back in 2004 and so I decided to write as many reviews as I could or at least to aggregate the reviews that other people were writing as well on their blogs.

What New Media Must Learn From Comics

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It was released in 2003 to critical acclaim and became a nomination for the 2004 Eisner Award for best limited series. iPad apps and the ability to now buy comics in their digital form continues to rise. Just because someone buys a copy of Superman in a digital format, they may be doing it because they just want the story and no longer want to collect comics, or they may be doing it to read the comic on the go without fear of ruining their physical copy.

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Today’s online influencers are tough

2006 was an amazing time: it was both the heyday of blogging — remember the midterm elections of 2006, ten years ago today, and remember how influenced the 2004 elections were influenced by these newfangled things called blogs and bloggers? —

Do You Make These 6 Domain Name Mistakes?


In 2004, I decided I wanted to start a blog about blogging where I’d share tips on blogging and how to make money from blogs (something I’d been doing for almost a year). The lesson I learned was that if I am serious about a brand, back myself and buy the domain early.

Google, Social Media, and the Wisdom of Enigmas

Convince & Convert

Those in the Bay Area may remember it well, a cryptic billboard in 2004 along the 101 freeway: That’s it. The thinking was like this: if an unconventional company is going to buy advertising, it’s going to do so in a suitably unconventional way. Guest post by Daniel Lemin of marketing innovation consultancy Social Studio. He provides brands and agencies with the research, insights and good old-fashioned know-how needed to be more effective marketers.

How to Reach Out to Bloggers

Make sure your FIRST email does nothing but get the buy-in to pitch the story. Home About Speaking Newsletters Contact Best Of Work With Me How to Reach Out to Bloggers January 7, 2010 View Comments New here? Get more useful information by subscribing for free to the RSS feed. Lets dig in.

A Brief History Of Social Media

followed by MySpace (2004 – 2006) and then Facebook (2007 -> ). dial-up connection. ;) Brett Borders Alysson, There was nothing better than downloading music in the time when I was some thing you had to go to the mall to buy! I know I pretty much lost interest in it, as did most of my hacker friends, as soon as we got legitimate internet access and could buy cheap calling cards.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #202

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or 2004? Rude Salespeople Make You Buy Fancy Things - Pacific Standard. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

Analysis of Five Top Blogs and What You Can Learn from Them

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Based on my findings, Problogger started in 2004, Copyblogger started in 2006, Daily Blog Tips started in 2006, Steve Pavlina’s Blog started in 2004, and Entrepreneur’s Journey started in 2004. No need to buy John Reeses’ new product that will set you back $2k.

PB167: How Procrastination Stopped Me Writing a Million Dollar Blog Post (and how I overcame it)


That’s the way I buy Vanessa a christmas present. It was actually a piece of content that I thought about writing way back when I started ProBlogger in 2004. How to Overcome Blogger Procrastination.

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HP’s Printing 2.0 Is Advantage Over Google


I was at HP from 2004 to 2007 and one year I was fortunate enough to be a judge at the company’s OneVoice marketing awards. Second, the deal brings something new to consumers, a way to buy books and read them that isn’t exclusively wed to an LCD.

The big challenge for social media attribution

The Way of the Web

Back in 2004, a film named Fröken Sverige was released, starring Alexandra Dahlströhm. And added it to my Amazon wish list, plus bookmarked it as a film to buy.

PB139: Challenge: Create Content That Answers a FAQ


Particularly in the early days of ProBlogger, 2004, 2005, a lot of people just didn’t know what a blog was. If they’re local to you, buy them a coffee. Which camera should I buy, this camera or this camera?” Challenge: Create Content That Answers a FAQ.

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PB150: How I Make Money Blogging – My Profit Streams Revealed


It was the first income stream that I ever did back in 2004 or it ’ s maybe 2003 when I first started to experiment with it. I think it was back in 2004, 2005. Profit Streams Revealed: How I Make Money Blogging. Today, I’m going to go through exactly how I make money blogging.

No Straight Lines / Lessons learned and learned lessons

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I’m not sure I’m buying that all of this needs to be apprentice, craft growth. Tony, to be honest I’m not sure if I buy it all or not either. December 2004. September 2004. August 2004. July 2004. June 2004. May 2004. April 2004. No Straight Lines. … a knowledge worker’s waste blog … Skip to content. Home Video Games: Future of education or harmful addiction? Lessons learned and learned lessons.

PB178: How to Get Products to Review on Your Blog


Reviews can be monetized as well, particularly through affiliate marketing if you are recommending a particular product and linking to where people could buy that product with an affiliate link. What do you already have or what are you about to buy that you could be reviewing?

How (and When) to Register a Trademark Without Hiccups


February 2004 – Facebook (as we know it) launched. We even had the US company buy the domain name for $3,000. 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.