How to Identify Your Own Top Trends of 2009

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk How to Identify Your Own Top Trends by Adam Sherk on December 22, 2009 Yesterday Facebook shared its Top Status Trends of 2009 , providing insight into what terms most commonly occurred in users’ status updates. Last week Twitter gave us their Top Twitter Trends of 2009 for categories like news events, people, movies, etc. What generated the most “likes” and comments on your Facebook Page?

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Top 10 Public Relations Blunders of 2009

Bill Hartzer

So, here is this year’s list, the top ten public relations blunders of 2009. According to BusinessWeek, Domino’s had become “the latest company to learn how quickly a brand can be tainted in a Web 2.0 Top 10 Questions of 2009 In a troubled economy there are so many questions.

Indians in Social Media (2009) «

The Marketing Blog

01 am Indians in Social Media (2009) Jump to Comments By-and-large most of us would agree with that Social media is still in a nascent stage in the Indian context and there is a lot that remains to be explored in the Social media space. But now the platforms have diversified, today there are Indians heavily discussing social media on twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. influential Indians in social media on Facebook etc.)

Gov 2.0: Taking a Look Back at 2009 | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

Taking a Look Back at 2009 Wed, Nov 25, 2009 Best Of , Government 2.0 Click for the 2009 Timeline of Gov 2.0 2009 was the year that it learned to walk. trends that have really emerged in 2009. is about so much more than just Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube.

Virtual Personal Space | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Reply Cath says: April 25, 2009 at 11:35 pm I think that its the motive for networking that determines the terminology. Reply Audrey Chernoff says: May 3, 2009 at 11:15 am I was only called honey online once and for some reason, it made me smile.

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Don’t Sell Your Brand’s Soul to the Facebook News Feed Algorithm and Vanity Metrics

Pam Moore

Brand leaders around the globe are freaking out as they read the blog posts, watch the videos and see the tweets fly by from the Facebook fear mongers crying that the end of Facebook as we know it has arrived. Facebook 2018 is all About Engagement. What is your brand?

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SES Chicago 2009 Video: Were you naughty or nice?

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media Marketing Checklist from SES Chicago | Main | Social Search Statistics from SES Chicago » December 14, 2009 SES Chicago 2009 Video: Were you naughty or nice?

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Dear Ex-Facebook Friend… | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

———————————————————————————————– Dear Ex-Facebook Friend, You’ve crossed the line.

The Art of Saying Thank-You on Facebook | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Chances are that you’re one of the over 300 million people who have set-up a virtual home on Facebook because it is a great place to keep up with family and friends, as well as connecting with businesses and groups of interest. As we all know, etiquette is a relative concept, but with the introduction of “mentions&# (similar to tagging) on Facebook, it is now easier than ever to share the information and let the person who originally posted it know that you appreciated it.

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Marketers love Facebook. The best place you can place your brand on Facebook is through a Facebook Page (that’s with a capital “P&# , not to be confused with your personal Profile). SEO for Facebook Pages Your Page is visible to search engines!

URGENT: Facebook Rush Tonight - Claim Your Name

Almost Savvy

PDT), there will be an unprecedented rush to the Facebook website as millions of users try to be the first to claim their desired Facebook username. Right now, to direct your friends and family to your Facebook page, you must share the current URL, which likely includes a string of random characters and numbers. Wouldn’t it be nice if linking to your Facebook page was as simple as directing people to www.facebook.com/yourname?

11 Tips To Thrive on Twitter | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Twitter, like all online activity, will become part of your reputation and brand, whether you like it or not. It is yet another way to include more information about yourself and show that you’ve taken a few extra minutes to brand yourself online.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Without further ado, I now present to you the best internet marketing posts of 2009. How Big Brands Can Start Testing Social Media (Conversation Agent): It’s really not that hard to get into social media marketing. Are Your Facebook Fans Truly Engaged?

11 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Me to Unfollow You on Twitter

Almost Savvy

Dear Ex-Facebook Friend… BREAKING NEWS: It Takes Work To Get Ahead How Not to Use Twitter for Business (FroYo Edition) New Tool Makes My Email Work Harder and Smarter Shopping Cart Your shopping cart is empty Visit the shop 2 Comments ?

Back-up Your LinkedIn Information | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

31 Responses to “Back it Up – Own Your LinkedIn Information&# Simon Hamer says: April 12, 2009 at 4:10 pm Nice piece of advice. Simon Hamer Reply Matthew Stack says: April 12, 2009 at 6:18 pm Hi Irene, Thanks for sending out the information on how to ?back-up?

TrueTwit: Managing Spammers on Twitter. Does it Work? | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in Twitter on July 23, 2009 | 11 responses Note: This was written prior to Twitter’s purge of spam accounts this evening. Ksenia Coffman says: September 19, 2009 at 2:58 am Yeah just got my first TrueTwit validation request — what did I do?

13 Signs That You're At a Tech Conference | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

During breaks, everyone leaves their brand-new Macs behind because, “Who’s going to take it? On their computers, I see Gmail, Facebook, Tweetdeck, Skype, Flickr and a host of other apps and widgets.

Business Cards - So Important or So Over?

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in Business , Networking on March 1, 2009 | 40 responses After spending much time deeply immersed in the high-tech, heavily wired world of virtual networking, it can become easy to overlook some of the “old school&# networking tools.

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I'm Engaged! (4 Tales of Accidental Twitter Friends)

Almost Savvy

4 Tales of Accidental Twitter Friends) Posted by Irene Koehler in Business , Networking , Social Media , Tips , Twitter on November 17, 2009 | 16 responses It’s true, I’m engaged. Reply Irene Koehler says: November 17, 2009 at 1:18 pm Thanks for the comment, Jim.

Students and Graduates: Got LinkedIn?

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in LinkedIn on May 7, 2009 | 6 responses Do you hear that sound? What’s that you say: LinkedIn is really just Facebook for old people? Reply Irene Koehler says: May 7, 2009 at 8:41 am Yes, good point, Luke.

Use Social Media to Be Human: Tips from Michael Brito

Almost Savvy

We see them online on Facebook and Twitter, though we’re not always quite sure what they’re doing there. Are the same strategies they’re using applicable to small businesses without the same brand recognition?

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Directory of All Things Twitter – Finally!

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in Business , Social Media , Twitter on September 30, 2009 | 5 responses Twitter can be confusing, especially when you’re just getting started. Napoleon says: September 30, 2009 at 1:22 pm Irene, Good post!

Moments and The Power of Not Laughing

Almost Savvy

12 Responses to “Moments and The Power of Not Laughing&# Cath says: November 25, 2009 at 2:23 pm This struck a chord.it Reply Irene Koehler says: November 25, 2009 at 3:44 pm You are so right, Cath. says: November 25, 2009 at 9:54 pm Hey Irene! December 18, 2009 ?

Help Me Help You | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

The primary networking platforms which many of us use – Twitter , Facebook and LinkedIn – have all undergone huge changes, seemingly at a breakneck pace. My Request and Solution Whenever possible, I invite you to post your question to the AlmostSavvy Facebook fan page.

Hey, Facebook, It's Me – Really! (Just Ask the Goat)

Almost Savvy

Just Ask the Goat) Posted by Irene Koehler in Facebook , Social Media , Tips on December 27, 2009 | one response OK, people, who tagged the photo of the goat on Facebook ? After a couple of attempts to post the information, I was informed that I had been locked out of Facebook.

Adventures in Social Networking with Mom and Dad | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

My Parents Just Joined Facebook&# On this site, you’ll find hundreds of gems sent in by kids who take revenge on their parents for humiliating them on Facebook, by sharing it with the world. Additional comments powered by BackType Click ‘Like’ to join us on Facebook!

What is Your Favorite “Real-time” Tool?

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in Branding , Business , Career , Facebook , Networking , Social Media , Tips , Twitter on December 12, 2009 | one response The theme of LeWeb ’09 was “The Real-time Web,&# but what exactly “is&# real-time?

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Is Generation Y Killing Radio? | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in Social Media on June 28, 2009 | 6 responses The story is as old as time itself: Technology which played an important role in the formative years of one generation has been adopted, dare I say, commandeered, by a younger generation.

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Bloggers Flash Back to 2006 and Flash Forward to 2009

Diva Marketing Blog

I thought it would be fun to ask those same people to update their wishes for 2009. Turning to thoughts for 2009 a few people felt that the blogs/social media has lost its focus of customer first content t o becoming ego vehicles while others are looking for advances in technology.

10 Reasons Your Business should be on Facebook

Harp Interactive

Strategy is Key While it is free, and relatively easy to build your Facebook public page, attention to detail in set up, naming and business apps are important. Meet your Peers Facebook provides the perfect “social&# platform on which to network with like-minded professionals and industry leaders. Establish Credibility Use Facebook to leave comments, tips and ideas on other’s pages and you’ll earn respect as an authority in your community/profession.

10 Reasons Your Business should be on Facebook

Harp Interactive

Strategy is Key While it is free, and relatively easy to build your Facebook public page, attention to detail in set up, naming and business apps are important. Meet your Peers Facebook provides the perfect “social&# platform on which to network with like-minded professionals and industry leaders. Establish Credibility Use Facebook to leave comments, tips and ideas on other’s pages and you’ll earn respect as an authority in your community/profession.

Why it pays to use a Social Media Specialist

Harp Interactive

Open the proper social accounts , brand them and build them out according to the set strategy. Cross pollinate all of your social platforms with each other to reinforce your brand and your presence across the social universe.

Creating Passionate Customers: Brand Evangelism and What it Means.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Engagement in a process called brand evangelism is one beneficial strategy to get your brand known and to help spread your message. In a brand evangelism strategy, you’d take note of those who feel good about what you are doing: they already represent your target audience.

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Blogging – Just Do It!

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in Blogging , Branding , Business , Social Media on October 16, 2009 | 4 responses Holy Toledo, am I having a great time at BlogWorld ! Excellent questions poured in via email, Twitter, the AlmostSavvy Facebook page , and comments on my blog.

LeWeb Bingo!

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in Blogging , Business , Facebook , Networking , Social Media , Tips , Twitter on December 8, 2009 | one response Here in Paris, the excitement about LeWeb is palpable. LeWeb Bingo says: December 9, 2009 at 7:25 am [.]

New to Social Media? Step 1: Be a Consumer | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Step 1: Be a Consumer Posted by Irene Koehler in Blogging , Branding , Business , Social Media , Tips on October 20, 2009 | 3 responses In the last post, you heard Chris Brogan describe how important having a blog can become in the quest to be found more readily online.

Personal Brand Organization Tips

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Ok so you are comfortable with getting your personal brand out there on the web. Here are a few tips for keeping your personal brand clean, organized and synchronized. Organized Listening is really the easy part, organizing your brand and more complicated.

Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Community , Social Media / Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media Effectively | Subcribe via RSS Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media Effectively August 13th, 2009 Posted in Community , Social Media Tweet Share There aren’t many folks who will argue that social networking isn’t a valuable tool for business.

Tips for Using Facebook Fan Pages

Socialized

Several clients have told me recently they don’t think their Facebook pages have as many fans as their brand seems to warrant. One executive compared the “coolness” of his brand to a larger, boring brand that drew many more fans to its Facebook page, adding, “I don’t get it.”. Still, big business is creating fan pages and a study released in January 2009 , commissioned by Princeton, N.J.-based Why do you have a Facebook Fan Page?

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Creating Evangelists: Social Media the Cirque du Soleil Way

Almost Savvy

A key part of a successful social media business strategy is identifying those with influence and an interest in your brand, and then finding a way to engage them turning them into fans and evangelists. Have you seen examples of brands using social media well or others missing the mark?