Bloggers Flash Back to 2006 and Flash Forward to 2009

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2006. Several 2006 wishes came true. I hope you enjoy the 2006 - 2009 comparisons. Elana Centor , Funny Business 2006 If I am going to be completely honest and self-absorbed, the thing that I would like it see more of in 2006 is more traffic at Funny Business.

10 Reasons Brands Fail to Convert Facebook Fans into Paying Customers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Commerce Facebook Interactive Marketing Sales Social Media Social Networking Strategy. According to HubSpot, ninety three percent of adults on the Internet are on Facebook, yet only 1% of a brand’s Facebook fans will ever make their way to the company’s main website.

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Facebook vs. Twitter: Which is Better for your Brand?


When you’re looking at a Facebook vs. Twitter comparisons in terms of which is best for your brand, the first the thing that comes to mind is which thing first came into being. Facebook has been around since 2004, while Twitter has been around since 2006.

Life After the News Feed: Why Facebook is Shifting to Stories (And Why Your Business Should Too)

Buffer Social

The News Feed is one of Facebook’s marque innovations. Rolled out to users in 2006, it became the go-to place for people to connect with their friends, share updates about their day-to-day life and enjoy content from brands they followed. But Facebook has 2.2

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Turning Branded Contests Into Branded Content

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More brands should be doing more branded contests. Branded contests never made it to primetime before the Social Web because brands could not defer attention from the main reason to be marketing in the first place: getting people to buy their products. Brands can now do many fun things to keep consumers engaged, and they don't have to break the bank to do it. This branded contest has been running for several years and has been a huge success. brand.

Rise Of The Indie Brand

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Randi Zuckerberg (former head of marketing at Facebook and brother of its founder, Mark Zuckerberg ), Scooter Braun (music industry professional and the person who discovered and manages Justin Bieber ) and many others. Eric Ryan is the co-founder and Chief Brand Architect of Method. How does an independent brand like Method rise in a business world where 800-pound gorillas like Unilever , Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson roam the jungle? brand. facebook.

The Business Behind Facebook


Viral Video Ad Update: Hip Hop Hamsters Closing In On Old Spice » The Business Behind Facebook Posted by Anne Herngaard Aug 10th, 2010 Tweet A new infographic by Phd Online sums up the story behind Facebook. You can read more about Facebook on their press site.

Facebook Changes Page Layout Features | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

Tweeting Can Lead To Short-Term Traffic Gains » Facebook Changes Page Layout Features It used to be that Facebook fan pages weren’t allowed to interact with other pages or with Facebook profile walls. You had to do that through your Facebook personal profile.

The Truth Behind Branding In The Digital Media Age

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The digital publishers want more from the big brands. There's a feeling that as more advertising dollars shift to the online channels, that the bigger brands (the ones with more significant advertising dollars) are still shying away from really opening up the ad dollar coffers until they can get the true brand effect that they're looking for (or that they had in the good ole days of television advertising). brand. brand effect. branding. facebook.

Dear Facebook Friends, You're Doing it Wrong

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Facebook, originally known as, was a service that connected college students to their classmates and to friends in other universities. If you do so on Facebook, your account will likely be terminated especially if Facebook receives reports of misrepresentation.

100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media |

Buzz Marketing for Technology

100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media. Branding one’s self in an online environment built on entropy and go-baby-go is difficult at best, and impossible if you forget to take your happy pills. But most people who want to develop a personal brand do. It’s a good idea to build an account on some of these sites to further extend your personal branding. Facebook and/or MySpace are useful social networks where you can build outposts (see next list).

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21 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Tools and Rants of 2012 So Far

Webbiquity SMM

Despite a shaky IPO last spring, Facebook remains the 800-pound gorilla of social media marketing, as it now approaches the billion-user mark. Though often associated with bands and brands, Facebook is viewed as the most effective social media tool (by a fairly large margin) by both B2C and bB2B marketers. So what are the best tactics for marketing and advertising on Facebook? How can brands most successfully drive fan engagement? Facebook Apps and Tools.

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People, Brands, and Social Media at the Orsm09

Josh S Peters

However the Wyoming based company they bought back in 2006 ( Brunton ) has been very active. Their Twitter stream is broadcast on their home page and a they have a FaceBook Fan Page that they use to distribute information about products and to communicate with their fans.

How to Find Your Fans on Facebook but Connect with Them on Snapchat

Convince & Convert

Tweetable Moments Facebook is where we go to find our fans, and Snapchat is what we use to become friends with them. Chris Mikulin , CLYW’s Owner, started the Caribou Lodge Yo-Yo Works company in 2006 because he was dissatisfied with all of the yo-yo products on the market.

Death, Social Media, Personal Branding

Bare Feet Studios

Like many people, his stature or what we call personal brand, has improved since he passed away. The brand lives on. at the Rotary Club of Honolulu Sunset May 28-30: Social Media Skills for Musicians: Twitter, Facebook, Blogging, & Podcasting at the N?

Social Media Gone Wrong … and How to Avoid Making the Same Mistakes

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Advertising Branding Social Media. Even after the head of the KitchenAid brand, Cynthia Soledad, offered an apology, many still expressed outrage and announced boycotts of the brand. We’re all human. We all make mistakes.

Facebook talks like a pirate. Movember and online community rituals

Laurel Papworth

Want to know how to change Facebook to Talk Like A Pirate? Whether it’s Facebook or Twitter or a blog or forum, always a great idea to agree in advance on viral spiked activities. First, Changing Facebook to Pirate Speak. Facebook talks like a pirate.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations. Facebook. Personal) Branding. Building a Brand/Brand Evangelism. Here are how brands can get involved.

The Silent Revolution: Facebook Video and the Importance of Consumer Behavior

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And if you scroll through your Facebook News Feed, you may notice that in some ways, we’re moving back to those days. And this is likely because according to multiple publishers , as much as 85% percent of video views on Facebook happen with the sound off. .

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Teens & Young Adults Prefer Facebook Over Blogs


Blogging by teens (ages 12-17) has been cut in half - from 28 percent in 2006 to 14 percent in 2009. 71 percent of young adults prefer Facebook while 66 percent of younger teens prefer Myspace.

Your Personal Brand is an Opportunity for Freedom

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at the Rotary Club of Honolulu Sunset May 28-30: Social Media Skills for Musicians: Twitter, Facebook, Blogging, & Podcasting at the N? Rescue Time to the Rescue Independent Hawaii Musician Kenneth Makuakane Thrives on Social Media Explore Our Topics Activism Aloha Audio Branding Gossip 2.0

6 Lessons Learned From the Demise of MySpace | facebook | Social.

Convince & Convert

MySpace last week declared what amounts to a post-modern armistice, announcing that they will integrate status updates with Facebook (and Twitter). We easily forget that Facebook was one of the first social networks that insisted that we use REAL names, and policed personal profiles accordingly. The success of Facebook – and the corresponding demise of MySpace – is partially due to real names adding an aura of legitimacy while removing a layer of creepiness.

Twitter, Facebook, Denial of Service Attacks

Bare Feet Studios

link] This comment was originally posted on Twitter NewsNewMedia August 13, 2009 at 7:52 pm Twitter, Facebook, Denial of Service Attacks: Twitter and Facebook were down some today due to &#822.

Facebook Insights from Social Media Club Hawaii | Bare Feet Blog

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Privacy Issues on Facebook Use Lists to organize your friends in to groups. Check monthly as Facebook changes their TOS (terms of Service) frequently. Facebook has advertising standards: no X-rated, etc. Provide Facebook-only coupons to create interest and motivate action.

PR generalists vs social media specialist?

Sherrilynne Starkie

By the end of 2006, organizations were getting to grips with blogs and other digital media, and I, as a PR generalist, built a successful business on helping clients adapt to the new environment. Related posts: Does your brand take bloggers seriously? Brands use social media for PR.

A New Era Of Marketing Has Arrived In The Age Of Context

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Together, these two co-authored the book, Naked Conversations - How Blogs Are Changing The Way Businesses Talk With Customers , back in 2006. The book was prescient, and was key in helping brands to better understand the power of blogs and how to actually implement a lot of the thinking that came out of The Cluetrain Manifesto (widely regarded as the starting point of social media). brand. facebook.

Cam Conversation: Business Travel to Hawaii, NextLevelHI, Facebook.

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Connie Reece Hawai Convention Center Kelly Mitchell NextLevel Hawaii Facebook Chat not so private – It’s ugly but these problems are not going away any time soon.

The Business Of Podcasting

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I've been creating this podcast - on a weekly basis - since 2006. brand. facebook. advertisingawards advertisingpodcast audio blog blogging brand businessbook businesspodcast davidusher digitalmarketing donnapapacosta facebook google itunes jwalterthompson marketingblog marketingpodcast mirum mirumagency stevelubetkin sxsx thebusinessofpodcasting trafalgarcommunications twitter wpp

Does Being Nice Pay Off For Businesses Today?

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Outrageous PR Stunts That Work and Why Your Company Needs Them (in 2006), Customer Service: New Rules for a Social-Enabled World (in 2010) and most recently, Nice Companies Finish First: Why Cutthroat Management Is Over and Collaboration Is In. brand. facebook. Episode #363 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. A natural born storyteller. That is one of the best ways to describe PR celebrity, Peter Shankman.

11 Myths of Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

On the consumer side, the largest cohort of Facebook’s user base is the 35-54 age group, and the fastest growing is the 55+ cohort. Certainly the tools are new: Twitter has only been around since 2007, Facebook since 2006, and even blogging has been popular for less than a decade.

Search and Social Lessons from the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference

Webbiquity SMM

” Grant Tilus and Katy Katz of Collegis discussed the virtual demise of organic reach on Facebook, and what to do about it. For example, “This Facebook contest will drive 100 new leads in 90 days.”. • Facebook work best over lunch).

Amazing People Are Everywhere. Meet Rae Hoffman.

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Back in April 2006, I was speaking at a Search Engine Strategies event. On people or on brands. Sure, but if I can change or hide the names of the individuals or brands without loosing any sentiment on the power of the story, I would use my editorial power to do just that. brand.

What About Bob? (RIP Bob Goyetche)

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September 2006 (over ten years ago). Long before we all had Facebook to connect, the word got out that an unconference called, Podcamp Boston , would be taking place over a weekend just outside of Boston. Thank you, Facebook, Twitter and social media. Then, suddenly on Friday morning, I saw a slew of Facebook messages that would gut me. brand. Facebook. Do you like the Six Pixels of Separation Podcast ?

I, For One, Welcome Our Algorithm Overlords

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Earlier this week, Instagram (owned by Facebook ) announced that it would be testing a new algorithm in the feed. What if Instagram started showing you images of people that you're friends with on Facebook, who recently joined Instagram, and made it easier to start seeing their stuff? Facebook's explosive growth came post introduction of the news feed. Facebook (like Instagram) was allowing the algorithm to decide what users see and connect with. brand.

My 3 Words For 2017

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I've been doing this exercise ever since Chris first introduced it (I think it was back in 2006?). When I started out in that business (over a decade ago), I was known as the "personal brand" speaker. Plus, if a brand calls my bureau and asks for a speaker who can talk about "what's next in business and consumer behavior," I'm often not thought of, because these agents are still thinking "personal branding", "social media", etc. brand. facebook.

Monitoring What Others Are Saying About Your Organization


Part of managing your organization’s brand is being consistently aware of what others are saying about it. You should also be comparing your brand to competing brands, and you can’t do this if you aren’t monitoring both them and yourself.

Nine Social Media Marketing Stats You Can Use

Webbiquity SMM

Facebook was opened up to the public in 2006. So even if your engagement efforts are focused on just a few platforms, use a social media monitoring tool to check for brand mentions, comments, support issues, etc.

Social Media Helping People Understand Climate Change Globally

More than 300 million people spend at least 5 hours every day on different social networking platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Youtube and Instagram. Therefore, platforms like Facebook and Twitter are effective for creating a grassroots movement around climate change.

As TED 2013 Takes Place, Here Are 10 TED Talks To Help You Re-imagine Your Business

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TED (which stands for Technology Entertainment Design) has become a brand name in the past few years as they have uploaded their archive of 18-minute presentations from their highly exclusive annual event which started in 1984 as a one-off, but became an annual ritual in 1990 to Pushing the brand further, TED is now a global community of people with the same interests as the foundation's tagline: "ideas worth spreading." brand. facebook.

The Customer Is (Not) Always Right

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In this day and age, the challenge is that brands are being held to task in the online channels. The other day, I was reviewing the Facebook page for a major airline and there was one complaint that stood out: "I'll never fly with you again! The evolution of customer service and brand loyalty is a topic that has captured the imagination of Fred Reichheld for over twenty years. "It goes beyond the brand and loyalty. brand. brand champion.