Social Media Optimization Tools

Heck, we’ve been blogging about SMO since 2006! The changing nature of social media marketing and optimization create the need for tools whether for research, marketing and promotion or analytics. This is probably one of the most useful, free social search tools online.

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Google Linking Webmaster Tools And Google Analytics

Small Business Mavericks

» Google Linking Webmaster Tools And Google Analytics There have been several significant improvements made to Google’s Webmaster Tools over this past week. One feature that has been added is the ability to link your Google Analytics data to your Webmaster Tools account.

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Blogger: Redirecting

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Push-Button Publishing You're about to be redirected The blog that used to be here is now at [link] Do you wish to be redirected? This blog is not hosted by Blogger and has not been checked for spam, viruses and other forms of malware. Yes No Home | Features | About | Buzz | Help | Discuss | Language | Developers | Gear Terms of Service | Privacy | Content Policy | Copyright © 1999 – 2010 Google

Blogger: Redirecting

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Push-Button Publishing You're about to be redirected The blog that used to be here is now at [link] Do you wish to be redirected? This blog is not hosted by Blogger and has not been checked for spam, viruses and other forms of malware. Yes No Home | Features | About | Buzz | Help | Discuss | Language | Developers | Gear Terms of Service | Privacy | Content Policy | Copyright © 1999 – 2010 Google

Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Bill Hartzer

What is needed are powerful methods, and tools to track your brand in the social media paradigm. While there are many more tools available out there, here is a list of some of the best monitoring tools and sites available that you can use to monitor your brand across the social media landscape. Review Analyst – ReviewAnalyst is a new tool that lets hotels take a proactive approach to user-generated hotel reviews, blogs, videos & images.

IM: Small Business Tool Or A Waste Of Time?

Small Business Mavericks

Q&A Sites And Competitive Intelligence » IM: Small Business Tool Or A Waste Of Time? If you are going to do business online, then it makes sense to use online communications tools. One of the most primitive online communications tools is instant messaging.

Finding Keywords: The First Step to Blogging Success

Waxing UnLyrical

Having built my first web site ( DVD Verdict ) in April 1999 and managed one of the larger SEO teams in the country from 2006 to 2009, it’s safe to say I’ve seen many changes in web marketing over time. There are many tools that can help you find the right keywords.

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

Webbiquity SMM

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. Find the answers to these questions and many others here in more than 20 of the best Facebook guides, tactics, observations, tools, stats and rants of 2012 thus far. Facebook Apps and Tools. 6 Tools Social Media Experts Use to Update Facebook Pages by KISSmetrics.

Monitoring What Others Are Saying About Your Organization


Tools to Monitor Your Brand and Your Competitor’s Brand. Furthermore, these apps can supply you with social analytics, comparison tools, website tracking, reporting and much more. Essentials of Online Community Management On-Demand Course Cool Social Tools: Noosfeer.

New Google Tool

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me New Google Tool February 14, 2009 by Taylor Marek Hey all, I originally wanted to post this early this month, but with my blog crashing and everything, never had a chance to. Well, Google is working on a tool that will do just that.

Bloggers Flash Back to 2006 and Flash Forward to 2009

Diva Marketing Blog

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.

The Ins And Outs Of Online Credit Card Processing

Small Business Mavericks

The PCI Security Standards Council, created in 2006, established the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) to help online merchants protect their customers and protect themselves from the fallout which follows credit card fraud and identity theft. Tools for Small Business credit card processing credit cards information security online business

21 Free Social Media Tracking tools

Chris Rawlinson The Marketing Gentleman's Log Home Contact Photo Gallery Who is Chris Rawlinson 21 Free Social Media Tracking tools January 5, 2010 by admin Happy New Year and hope you all had a fabulous Christmas.

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

Buffer Social

We’ve seen Facebook, and it’s user’s behavior, evolve a great deal since it launched in 2006. Tips / How To ToolsBack in 1894 to 1929, before sound could be synchronized with video, silent movies were in their heyday.

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How the @ and the #hashtag Took Over Social Media


The @ symbol made its debut on Twitter in 2006 and Facebook added the ability to mention people using the @ symbol in 2009. Guest post marketing Social Media Tools

Embed Facebook Content Into Your Website | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

Widgets and tools that allow for embedded content have been around for years. But I have yet to see a really good tool that allows you to embed Facebook content. About Us What’s a Maverick?

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Web Presence Optimization Software Review: gShift Labs

Webbiquity SMM

Unlike pure SEO management tools (e.g., Web CEO , SEO Powersuite ), social media monitoring tools (e.g., HubSpot ), gShift isn’t a point solution, but a single integrated tool to manage all aspects of WPO.

Why Customer Service is the Future of Social Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In 2006, social media was building steam in the United States. I laugh inside a bit because as a known early adopter, I was preaching social media marketing in 2006 before people cared.

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Tools do not a master make [redux]

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Re-printed below is a post of mine from August 2006, Tools do not a master make , that explores a similar theme. = = == ==. No tool of modern technology is as universally used, and almost as universally reviled, in the world of business and government as is Microsoft PowerPoint. I guess my point is don’t get pulled into a false belief that a tool, any tool, can make you an expert at something or give you expert results.

Is Farmville The New Social Media? | Small Business Mavericks

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Contact Us | Home Site Map | Legal Notices Small Business Mavericks is a part of Melberg Marketing, Inc © 2006 – 2010 Melberg Marketing, Inc., About Us What’s a Maverick?

It’s Time to Take Facebook Seriously for Location Marketing

SocialTimes Facebook

Even better, Facebook is giving you tools to succeed on the world’s largest social network. In October, Facebook added more tools that will capitalize on its scale to make the social media platform an even stronger location marketing hub, especially for on-demand ecommerce. And one of my personal favorite on-demand tools is the ability to get movie tickets from the films’ Facebook pages thanks to a partnership between Facebook and Fandango.

Open Research: A Framework for Social Analytics

Being a new tool set, there’s a lot of experimentation and it’s important to see what will actually make a change, It’s a very difficult medium to track, unlike transactional advertising, social engagement is hard to tie to point of sale or conversion.

Defining the Need for Middle-Level Thinking


Here’s the full text of a post Jamie wrote about it way back in 2006 (!!): —————————— The Absence of Middle-Level Thinking. Without the middle level in this discussion, your evaluation tool becomes too blunt an instrument.

Small Business Marketing Optimization Tips for 2016

Webbiquity SMM

Take notice of the variety of tools, services, and solutions available that can be developed specifically to meet the custom needs of your small business. In 2006 and in 2009, John was awarded the Technology Executive of the Year, and the Titan of Technology awards by the CTA.

How to Run a Meeting Like Google

Buzz Marketing for Technology

SEPTEMBER 27, 2006. STORY TOOLS. Current Issue. Risk-Free Issues. Subscribe Now. Investing. Companies. Technology. Innovation. Managing. Small Biz. B-Schools. Europe. Lifestyle. Magazine. Viewpoint. By Carmine Gallo. How to Run a Meeting Like Google. No one wastes time searching for a purpose at Marissa Mayers meetings—even five-minute gatherings must have a clear agenda. Printer-Friendly Version. E-Mail This Story. Reader Comments.

Press Release Optimization Checklist and Tips

Adam Sherk

I’d originally put this together in 2006; I found it interesting that there wasn’t too much I needed to update. Some of the research tools have changed but the fundamentals for optimizing the headline, body text and links are largely the same. Use keyword research tools such as Google AdWords Keyword Tool and Google Insights for Search to evaluate and refine candidates and discover popular variations.

BackChannel Conversation Tools

hope youll chime in and share YOUR favorite backchannel conversation tool in the comments! Embrace Ignorance Wiki-based Newsletters (Updated) BackChannel Conversation Tools (Updated) Rediscovering the Beauty of a Triangle in a Square.

The Social-Shake-Up: A New Breed of Marketer is Coming

Buzz Marketing for Technology

All the tools of the trade – text analytics, social media analysis, Website personalization, community analytics, computational advertising and online testing, among other things – were used for re-elect the President of the United States.

How to Build Trust in Your Brand Using Video

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This spot, produced by Ogilvy & Mather in 2006, went viral and won one of the most prestigious advertising awards in the world. Another particularly innovative video personalization tool is Live Link. This is a guest post by Neil Davidson.

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10 Reasons Brands Fail to Convert Facebook Fans into Paying Customers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Below are the 10 most common reasons brands aren’t getting enough love from Facebook users, along with recommendations for better using the tools at their disposal. (In Plugin tools turn consumers into brand advocates, making it easy to share site information with Facebook friends.

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Make Your LinkedIn Profile Work for You |

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The Social Media 100 is a project by Chris Brogan dedicated to writing 100 useful blog posts in a row about the tools, techniques, and strategies behind using social media for your business, your organization, or your own personal interests. Chris, Early on I used it as a billboard; over time it became a tool to bring together more people within our company seeing that we’re spread out over four states. LinkedIn remains my favorite social networking tool. December 2006.

506 – Marketing Insights For Targeting LGBT market

Engaging Brand

He wrote the first book in 2006 about this area, Business Inside Out: Capturing Millions of Brand-loyal Gay Consumers. How Facebook is a great geo targeting tool. How do you create a marketing campaign that appeals rather than patronises a market sector?

Twitter’s Biz Stone speaks at CIRA’s AGM

Sherrilynne Starkie

He told the crowd made up of Internet geeks, social media enthusiasts and business professionals about how Twitter was born in 2006. At the time his business associates weren’t convinced of the usefulness of a tool that would let friends communicate through only short text messages.

Need Social Media Coaching?

Taylor Marek

It is in regards to showing you how to take advantage of the tools available to us today. I’ll cover all the basics of twitter and bring you up to speed with this vital tool. Facebook has changed the way we interact, I’ll bring you up to speed with this tool as well. A little known tool that will do wonders if you know how to use it.

What's the R.O.I.? A Framework for Social Analytics

Social media is not meant to replace other marketing venues and tools, it’s simply an additional one. Brian Solis Home Articles Business – Marketing New Communications Social Media Speaking Books Appearances About What’s the R.O.I.?

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The Superhuman Guide to Keyword Research & Competition Analysis

Viper Chill

I think the best thing to do before trying to utilise any keyword tools at all is to simply use your own brain to come up with ideas. If I head over to the Google Keyword Planner tool I can see if I guessed any terms that actually get any sort of search volume. Jan, 2006.

Cool Association Jobs This Week – December 8


Founded in 2006, ORGANIZATION now connects more than 750 food banks in over 30 countries that serve 6.8 Here are some of the most interesting jobs you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital.

2012 Acquisitions in Social Media Analysis

Net-Savvy Executive

Others offer some of the building blocks for developers who want to focus on other pieces or enterprises building their own tools. In 2006, I thought I'd find every company in the world developing tools to work with social media data.

List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)

The issue of lack of scale is resonating with social strategists –as a result, the market is developing new tools that will help them manage them. they’ve briefed me) Buddy Media: Has a set of management tools that help brands with Facebook, Twitter, and monitoring and reporting.

Driving Long-Term B2B Growth with an Omni-Channel Presence

Webbiquity SMM

The company was sold in 2006 to Avid Technology (Nasdaq: AVID). Guest post by Robert C. Johnson. 68% of B2B buyers now purchase goods online via their phone or tablet (and soon maybe their Apple watch).

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