Top 10 Powerful Moments That Shaped Social Media History Over the Last 20 Years

Buffer Social

Do you remember your first social media profile? Or, how about your first social media post? Social media has changed and evolved so much since the early days, it’s almost hard to believe how far we’ve come. News and Trends Social Media Marketin

Social Citizens: How Social Media Can Help Social Problems


This has sparked our interest towards other examples of how brands and charity organizations have managed to use social media as a platform to help social problems through user engagement. Networking on social initiatives. Combining branding and social awareness.

CSR 64

Trending Sources

Social Media "Pioneers" Tell Why

Diva Marketing Blog

Just One Crowd Sources Question. Recently many of my social media conversations seemed to be about the perception that social is a young person’s game. Some realized that blogs could shape opinons beyond the influence and gatekeeping of traditional media.

100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media |

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Covering social media business strategy and personal power. 100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media. A really nice layout doesn’t have to cost a lot, but shows you’re more than a social media dabbler. Passports are accounts on other social networks and social media platforms. is a must if you have a social media audience. account for social bookmarking. Ask them questions often.

Social Media Tips From Around The Web

Diva Marketing Blog

Since Diva Marketing (Blog) launched in 2004, social media has gone through changes that have disrupted our digital experience. to a few talented social media/marketing bloggers who will shed some light on the Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram and of course blogs. .

Social Media Influencers – What would you do? @spotus

Laurel Papworth

The problem is, you can’t just put your social object up on a social media site and hope people will find it. The Oxford American , a national magazine award winner in 2004, plans to publish the piece.

A Little Privacy, Please! Your Rights and Social Media Policies


Got something related to B2B, association or nonprofit social media you think would interest SocialFish readers? If social media websites really did respect your privacy, would policies be so littered with jargon that the entire document reads like fine print?

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

Communications Conversations Conversations about digital PR strategy Home About Arik Work With Me Around The Web Speaking Contact Subscribe From The Blog 3 B2B social media case studies and why they work Posted by arikhanson on 17.

Think Like Zuck: 5 Secrets of Success of Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Since 2004 it has grown to over one billion users globally, with over half of those logging on daily. Zuckerberg’s passion and commitment to his product and vision has been central to pushing the boundaries of social networking and will continue to do so as user needs evolve.

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. Pinterest became one of the fastest-growing social networks ever, and billions of videos are streamed on YouTube each day.

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. One of my most recent achievements is being named a 2015 Top 10 Social Media Bloggers by Social Media Examiner. Answer a few important questions: What drives and excites you? Social Media.

8 Google Analytics Tricks For Marketers

The Realtime Report

Google Analytics can help you boost your social media engagements, increase your conversion rates, and ultimately achieve business goals. 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.

Social media and Montreal’s student protests

Sherrilynne Starkie

AT a recent IABC Ottawa professional development event, speaker Melissa Carroll, the person behind the Montreal Police Service ’s (SPVM) Twitter account during the 2012 student protests against tuition fee increases, explained that social media can really move people.

PB135: How to Grow Your Blogs Traffic and Income by Setting Goals


Pamela, one of our readers asked this question: “ Darren I’ve been blogging now for 12 months and I’ve seen some growth in my traffic and more recently income – but I’m finding it hard to know whether I’m going well or not because I don’t know where a 12 month old blog should be at?

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

Webbiquity SMM

So the question is–are there things that today’s B2B marketers can learn from history, specifically, the tremendous success of Facebook and the rise, fall and possible resurrection of Myspace? Background on the two social media sites. Guest post by Ariel Applbaum.

Social Media Strategies for Small Business: Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn Marketing

WEB DESIGN Web Sites Email Newsletters Blogs ProSites Logos INTERNET MARKETING Your Web Site Search Engine Optimization Email Marketing Business Blogs Social Media Strategy Web Strategy Consulting ADVICE Web Marketing Ezine Web Marketing Seminars flyte blog ABOUT Crew Clients Jobs Directions Pay Your Invoice CONTACT SEARCH Web Marketing Advice Does Your Small Business Really Need a Social Media Strategy? Thinking that social media is easy money is just plain wrong.

Who are the Millennials?


Given their importance, then, here’s a simple question: Who are the Millennials? 1982 to 2004 (22 years). That’s why social media is more than just a marketing trend. If you’re like me, you’ve been seeing a lot written about the Millenials lately.

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. 2004: SearchMe –A visual search engine, it organizes results as snapshots of web pages. 2006: ChaCha –A question answering service, with human-guided help and a distinctive chat on the main page. 2007: Powerset – A Microsoft owned company developing a natural language search engine, with a semantic structure that tries to process user’s questions.

Make Your LinkedIn Profile Work for You |

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Covering social media business strategy and personal power. Here’s the first paragraph of my summary: I show businesses how to use social media technologies for external community building and outreach, and for internal collaboration. I have over 10 years experience with social media and 16 years experience in enterprise computing environments. LinkedIn remains my favorite social networking tool. Best Social Media Calendar.

#MySMCStory: Social Media Club and Me

Ari Herzog

The year was 2009 when I started walking down the road toward self-employment as a digital media auditor, marketer, and trainer. Eight years after building my first website, I began blogging 2004 on a now-deleted LiveJournal community. We’ve launched a monthly book club which features social media industry titles and host monthly webinars accessible to all SMC members worldwide. That’s my Social Media Club story. Got a question? Media

Best Social Media Stats and Market Research of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Data junkies, stats addicts, web trivia buffs rejoice — here are a deluge of social media, search and other marketing research facts and figures from 50 articles and blog posts published so far in 2010. Which social networking site is used by 92% of senior marketing executives?


Cutting The Mustard With The Grey Poupon Facebook Society Of Good Taste

The Realtime Report

A 2004 New Yorker piece (“ The Ketchup Conundrum ”) tells the great story of how these commercials and print ads created by Lowe Marschalk convinced Americans to switch from bright yellow French’s to the real French Grey Poupon. Critique, Questions and Predictions. (1)

Remix 16

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

How Pinterest Will Transform the Web in 2012: Social Content Curation As The Next Big Thing. The most interesting wave hitting the social web in 2012 is social curation. But first, the meta-trend.Social Media: Evolving From Long Form To Push Button. Social media.

Interview with Social Media Citizen: David Siteman Garland.

Social Media Citizens

G: How and why did you get into social media business? D: Funny thing is I really didn’t get into social media, social media got into me. I’ve always been a social person and continually crave connection both online and offline.

Get More Out of Google+


When I first started blogging in early 2010, I was relatively new to social media. I had been a member of Facebook since 2004, but I was not using it to promote myself or my content: I was using to stalk old girlfriends. But that is not what social media is all about. Your content is not even really in play when it comes to social media. On social media sites people are not interacting with your content, at least not yet.

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

About using media to do something meaningful, WITHOUT someone else giving you permission first, without having to rely on anyone else’s resources, authority and money. It only reinforces my belief that each of these social channels serves a different purpose and a different audience.

Social Pros 18 – Ike Pigott, Alabama Power

Convince & Convert

This is Episode 18 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. Read on for insights from Ike, and our Social Media Stat of the Week ( this week : 16% of CEOs are active in social media). They have social capabilities.

B2B 12

PB175: How to Quit Your Job and Build an Online Business


Back in 2004, I was given that advice numerous times, quite a few in fact. And in some ways, it was wise advice too because who had ever heard of a full time blogger back in 2004? The before and after shots of my life from 2003, 2004 to now in 2017, they’re quite remarkably different.

Interview with Hugh MacLeod Author of Evil Plans

Diva Marketing Blog

I first stumbled on this dude Hugh MacLeod from gapingvoi d, when I stepped into blogging in 2004. These days he's still posting creative, edgy cartoons about blogs, social media and a new way to conduct business. It's just a question of making the decision not to do so.

6 Facebook Features Marketers Overlook

Sprout Social

What began as a simple platform for specific college networks has grown into a hub of social activity for 1.65 Since 2004 countless new Facebook features have been released for you to use to meet your business objectives.

The Failed State Of Branding

Twist Image

This got very murky a little over a decade ago, when the Internet and social media collided. That is the question that this Marketing Charts article asks. media. social media. How well do you think brands are doing? Brands are going to have to face the music.

Atlanta Women In Social Media Marketing - 6

Diva Marketing Blog

This is a continuing series highlighting some of the fabulous women in the metro Atlanta area who are working in social media marketing. From a personal (and I must admit selfish) view it's been a fun opportunity to meet and answer the question.

Atlanta Women In Social Media Marketing_3

Diva Marketing Blog

When you first step into social media it's often like being the new kid on the block. But when it came to the cool Atlanta divas working in social media marketing my network was sadly struggling. Where are the Atlanta Women in social media marketing?

3 Ways Your Experience Can Help You Sell Your Services

Convince & Convert

Set up a website or a blog, pour all your years of experience into a nice content guide, and start promoting it on social media and other marketing channels. Robert Mening is a web designer and developer who’s been in the profession since 2004.

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 real question is whether solutions like these will be enough. Is that really the best question we could be asking?

How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > How Do You Network on Different Social Sites? How Do You Network on Different Social Sites?

Getting Back on Track

Waxing UnLyrical

What they found was not malignant, thank goodness, but a 7 cm endometrioma (a cyst caused by the prevalence of endometriosis, which I was diagnosed with in 2004). I was extremely tired – much more tired than I thought I’d be, so work was out of the question.

On Moving On

Ari Herzog

Kirsten Wright quit her sole proprietorship and joined Social 5150 as its social marketing director. Tyson Goodridge quit his sole proprietorship and joined Acsys as its social media director. He recollects: A while ago, I starting asking myself some simple questions. Acknowledged for social media strategy, internet advocacy, and online coalition building in publications such as, Poynter,, Fast Company, and Federal Computer Week.

Interview With American Marketing Association CEO Russ Klein

Diva Marketing Blog

Of course, AMA dropped a media release which details Russ'' credentials (impressive!). One might even say, AMA set me on the road to social media when I chaired its first conferene on blogs in 2004 into 2005. . Russ Klein/AMA :Great question.

Film 38

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

In it, he outlines a fascinating vision for what features are needed to transform present-day aggregation and social sharing tools, into powerful newsmastering, meme-creation and online curation instruments. The answer is that there is still no answer to this question.