How 5 Top Companies Celebrated National Dog Day

Convince & Convert

Held on August 26 th , National Dog Day was founded in 2004 by Animal Advocate Colleen Paige to recognize rescue dogs and the positive role dogs play in people’s lives. So, which companies put their best paw forward?

8 Google Analytics Tricks For Marketers

The Realtime Report

However, there is a chance that they were introduced to your brand through some blog or during a search for another company’s product or service. Varun Sharma has been a digital marketing expert since 2004 and is a Director of one of the fastest growing digital agency in India KVR WebTech Pvt.

Trending Sources

Content marketing is king

Sherrilynne Starkie

Corporate blogging began circa 2004 and with the growing ubiquity of social networks many companies have been creating and sharing content as part of their marketing strategies.

3 Tips For Nonprofits To Boost Their Social Media Presence


But all companies, regardless of how they’re organized under IRS law, need revenue and supporters to accomplish their missions. National Preparedness Month has been observed every September since 2004 to promote and encourage disaster relief plans in every American home.

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Groupon by the Numbers


Value of stock the company expects to sell in its IPO. $6 Value placed on the company based on 2010 investments by venture capital firms. $30 Maximum value of the company expected to be reflected in the IPO — surpassing Google’s value at its IPO. $750 million.

The Life Cycle of a Social Network

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

For business promotion with social media, the growth and maturity stages would be ideal for business promotion with social media, and it could be argued that it is better for companies to adopt earlier in the introduction phase for enhanced visibility and overall socially savviness.

Facebook Video and Facebook Live: The Future for Marketers

SocialTimes Facebook

As Facebook continues to develop and push creative ways for users to consume content, this social media platform holds a major advantage over other content consumption companies in the fact that it is inherently social–a user goes to Facebook to share YouTube content, not the other way around.

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Make Your LinkedIn Profile Work for You |

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I want people who read my profile to see that I’m happily employed, that I work for a “real&# company, and that my company has capabilities in certain areas. I state my company’s primary functions in the first sentence of my current role, so that people can see what I’m bringing to the table alongside my own personal skills. December 2004. November 2004. October 2004. September 2004. August 2004. July 2004.

Understanding Which Social Platforms to Choose When [infographic]


In 2004, users were sharing 1% of content (on Facebook). The infographic ends with the names of a new companies who have got it right and are adequately communicating through different social media channels.

Why AI will solve Attention Deficit Disorder in Sales Professionals


In addition, by 2020, Millennials (born from 1982 to 2004) are expected to make up nearly half the workforce. Internal courses in companies has increased in market growth by over 20% annually. Our Distracted, Always-On Reality.

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

This was kicked off in 2011 as Pinterests growth was noticed by Silicon Valley and a number of companies quickly followed suit - Snip.It I am an investor or advisor to a handfull of companies. Why Fewer Companies Are Successfully Raising Serie. Elad Blog.

Social Media Metrics and Conversion

Proactive Report

One aspect that will be dramatically different this year is how companies measure their results. While companies were finding their feet in this new medium, soft metrics such as fans, followers and engagement in conversation have been accepted as a yardstick.

When You Need a Social Media Manager

Ari Herzog

With over a decade of professional experience in technology, journalism, and government, I have worked extensively in social media circles since 2004. I’ve been acknowledged for internet advocacy and online coalition building in publications including, Poynter, MSNBC, Fast Company, and Federal Computer Week. When you need a social media manager, think of me?

There Is No Salvation for the ‘Facebook Expert’

SocialTimes Facebook

This kills the single-channel marketer and a raft of Facebook-only companies at the same time. Back to the consultants and software companies, which had raised funding from venture-capital firms which themselves hadn’t used Facebook.

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Social Media "Pioneers" Tell Why

Diva Marketing Blog

In fact, some companies thought we were a bit crazed to encourage brands to embrace concepts like transparency, authenticity, honesty and the most radical of all … customer-to-brand, peer-to-peer conversations in public forums. We came, we saw, we kicked its ass. Ghostbusters.

A Review of Google Social Media Tools


Still, those same critics cannot blame the Mountain View-based search giant for not trying and, actually, may be shortchanging the company’s actual efforts. This was just a little bit less than 3 years earlier than the founding date of Facebook: February 4, 2004.

Two Critical Points About The Future

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I had the pleasure of interviewing Tobi Lutke (Founder and CEO of the $3+ billion company, Shopify ), and I was also able to spend a lot of time listening to those who are inventing the future, thinking about the future and investing in those who are building the future. Tim was breaking down the notion that your company's core beliefs about the world form the first principles on which your company is based (think about how Google wanted to make all of the world's information accessible).

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

I’ve been blogging since 2004 at PurpleCar… I’ve really lost interest, even after I deleted all my posts in 2008 or so and started again.

Social Citizens: How Social Media Can Help Social Problems


By motivating and inspiring the main users of social media, they match creativity with solutions and volunteers with companies. The campaign started in 2004 before social media had a firm grip on the majority of most countries’ population and the outcome was not really that impressive.

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Digital grassroots: the Internet fights back

Sherrilynne Starkie

It started in 2004 when a legislative committee held a series of hearings on digital copyright reform. People will increasingly seek to influence policy, companies and communities. Michael Geist (Photo credit: Wikipedia).

Why More Members, Money, and Ads Don’t Always Mean More Success: A B2B Marketer’s Survival Guide

Webbiquity SMM

How can the respective histories and behaviors of these two companies inform the best practices for B2B marketers? The two companies were created six months apart; Myspace was founded in August 2003 and by July 2005 was bought by News Corp for 580 million dollars.

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100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media |

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Comment by web design company on June 16, 2008 @ 9:49 am. 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. Subscribe. Newsletters. 100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media. June 16, 2008. You are not special.

25 Ways to Create Shareable Content

Convince & Convert

Email keeps growing exponentially, with trillions sent every year, Facebook went from university students only in 2004 to more than a billion users eight years later. While people love good train wrecks, we also want to know how companies in our industry are doing things well.

How To Build A Successful Business Blog (a Getting Started Guide)

Rebekah Radice

I started my first blog (the very one you’re on right now) in 2004. You don’t have to do this through the same company, but it does make setup easier. Whether you’re a local business owner, entrepreneur, or brand – finding new ways to generate business can be a challenge.

This Blog Is Dead

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In 1997, wired teens created online diaries, and in 2004 the blog was king. Instead of launching blogs, companies are building mobile apps, Newsstand magazines on iOS, and things like The Verge. 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.

17 Ways to Succeed in Viral Content Marketing

Writtent Blog

Old Spice, Smart Water, and BlendTec are just a few examples of companies with campaigns that have received million of shares, and some serious brand advocates. Even companies known for their consistently viral content marketing stumble every once in a while.

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Amazon's Ever-Growing Long Tail

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Chris Anderson 's debut business book, The Long Tail - Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More , came out in 2004 with one simple concept: companies could make significant profits from selling small volumes of hard-to-find products to many customers instead of only selling large numbers of a handful of popular items. This is less about the tail making more money than the head.

6 Tips to Make Your Email Marketing More Effective


When choosing an ESP, make sure the company has strict anti-spam policies and complies with the guidelines of CAN-SPAM. Broken email campaigns are an increasing concern among email marketers, especially since several companies and web-based ESPs now block graphics as a measure to combat spam.

Cool Facts About Search Engines

Engaging Brand

1998: MSN – Relying on Overture, Looksmart and Inktomi, it was upgraded in 2004 and replaced by Bing in 2009. In 2007, it became the first Chinese company to be included in the NASDAQ – 100 index. 2004: SearchMe –A visual search engine, it organizes results as snapshots of web pages. million visitors per month in 2009, the company lost funding and went offline. We all use search engines every day.

The Failed State Of Branding

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The New Yorker ran this fascinating article from James Surowiecki (who also authored the excellent book, The Wisdom Of Crowds back in 2004), that looks at consumer empowerment and access to information as a few of the key leading indicators as to why consumers are caring less and less about brands.

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

Buffer Social

Eighty-seven percent of Millennials say they appreciate it when companies make it clear what values they stand for, and 81 percent say companies that invest in their communities deserve loyalty. There are a lot of great resources on defining your company’s culture and values.

Content Curation: Why Is The Content Curator The Key Emerging Online Editorial Role Of The Future?

I have written and discussed at length of something very similar since 2004, when I started writing about the concept of newsradars and newsmastering : [.]

The Lance Armstrong Effect

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Many know Livestrong (Armstrong's foundation to help battle cancer) for the 2004 launch of the Livestrong bracelet. Due to the rise of social media, consumers have an expectation that companies will not only respond to their needs, but become active participants in the global community. Much has been said about Lance Armstrong lately. Not much has been said by Lance Armstrong, himself. It used to be easy to lay low, even if you were a celebrity.

Social Media Stock Talk: Five Reasons to Buy Facebook

Waxing UnLyrical

Facebook is not like the tech companies that crashed in the 90s, and anyone who stops for two seconds to think about that knows it. May 12, 2004: 2 for 1. It’s official.

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Your say: Personal knowledge management - Inside Knowledge

Buzz Marketing for Technology

posted 5 Apr 2004 in Volume 7 Issue 7. However, few companies have taken the time to equip employees with the appropriate tools and techniques to support their personal-knowledge and information-management needs. exact. any/all. The original knowledge-management publication.

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

Since content production cannot be a hobby if you are serious about your online business, you can fight the scarcity of your content production by organizing all the value that other companies (even your competitors) create.

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

Webbiquity SMM

companies now use social media for marketing (though the figure varies widely based on size of company)? companies now use social media for marketing. 22% of Fortune 500 companies have a public-facing blog that has at least one post in the past 12 months. 500 companies.

Tips for Mastering E-mail Overload - HBS Working Knowledge

Buzz Marketing for Technology

2004 by Stever Robbins. Stever Robbins is founder and president of LeadershipDecisionworks, a consulting firm that helps companies develop leadership and organizational strategies to sustain growth and productivity over time. Tips for Mastering E-mail Overload. 10/25/2004. A great productivity enhancer? E-mail can be a tremendous waste of time unless you know how to tame the savage beast, says Stever Robbins. by Stever Robbins.

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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. This has created a great business for some SEO companies because they can now charge people to find and remove all of their “bad” links.

Help Support the Next Generation of Women in Tech


While that’s good news, the number of people graduating from college with computer or information sciences degrees has been decreasing steadily since 2004.