How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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Master List ?(A Wiki of Social Media Marketing Examples)?

wiki.beingpeterkim.com

Whittemore Wiggly Wigglers Wiggly Podcast Podcasting Retail United Kingdom C.B. Whittemore Wiggly Wigglers Wiggly Wigglers Blog Blog / Blogging Retail United Kingdom C.B.

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Cloud Jacking: 7 Steps to Dominate Your Niche

Viper Chill

target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 64 Comments Dragos Roua says: October 26, 2009 at 11:27 am Yeap,I couldn’t agree more on step 7. Reply Oscar - freestyle mind says: October 26, 2009 at 11:36 am Excellent article, and excellent tips. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

Mobile Shopping App Shopkick Adds CVS/pharmacy To Its Lineup Of Retail Partners

The Realtime Report

Mobile shopping app Shopkick , which rewards shoppers for walking into stores and interacting with products, has added CVS/pharmacy as the first pharmacy to join its lineup of retail brands that already includes major names like Macy’s, Target, American Eagle, Mobil, Best Buy and ToysRus.

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Your Brand Is A Learning Space

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Laugh at that line as much as you want, but when I published my first business book, Six Pixels of Separation , back in 2009, I wrote about this newly-formed idea that "content is media" (a concept that I was blogging and speaking about long before the first book was even published). While this may not be pushing itself out to the masses just yet, or those who spend their time at big box retailers, it's becoming a reality. big box retail. retail. retailer.

Technotheory.com - Getting Started with Social Media - A Guide and Resource List

www.technotheory.com

Last updated: January 7, 2009 Note: I’m no PR or communications consultant. If you blog for a Fortune 500 company things might be a bit different: [link] than if you blog for your pleasure, small consulting firm or online retailer. One word for 2009: Impact.

Quirky Turns Us All Into Sharks And Dragons

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Launched in 2009, Quirky is an industrial design company located in New York that launches two new consumer products each and every week. To date, they have launched close to 230 products with close to 190 retail partners (including Target , Staples , Amazon , Bed Bath & Beyond and more).

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The 11 Types of Alexa Hot URLs and How to Get There

Bill Hartzer

If you’re an online retailer, then offering deals like $29 airfare deals or something more incredible will bring the traffic. Alexa is a subsidiary company of Amazon.com typically known for its rankings of websites.

A look back at the top links of 2009

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe A look back at the top links of 2009 04/01/2010 tags: blogging , content , Links by Gemma Went As my Twitter followers know, I send out a lot of links to content I find useful (and hope you do too). and have come up with the top 14 popular links of 2009.

10 Reasons Market Research is Critical to Social Media

Adam Cohen

It happens in all industries, but lately I’ve seen retail companies keep their “Consumer Insight&# group focused on traditional insight like mall traffic patterns and planograms.

Why Customer Service Should Be in Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Reply Tamar Weinberg July 21, 2009 at 9:21 am In a way, Nick, they certainly could have. Reply Matthew Chamberlin July 21, 2009 at 12:25 pm Even some companies that might not be trumpeting their use of SocMed are in there. Amazing how you can sway opinions… Reply Barry Welford July 21, 2009 at 12:40 pm Great post, Tamar, that covers all the points. Reply Ronnie Sullivan July 22, 2009 at 7:38 am Yeah i totally agree with u Barry.

Social media and the outdoors? Only at the ORSM09!

Josh S Peters

Written on July 22, 2009 by Josh Peters in ORSM09 , Social Media 5 Comments - Leave a comment! As previously mentioned I’m on a hunt for Social Media at the OSRM09 (Outdoor Retailer Summer Market) and let me tell you… I found it!

Top 50 USA Web Properties for April 2009

Bill Hartzer

April 2009 also saw an increase to tax-related websites, mainly because of the April 15 tax deadline in the USA. Google’s web properties continued to be the most visited web properties in April 2009, with more than 155 million visitors, followed by Yahoo! Here is the data for April 2009: Table 1 comScore Top 10 Gaining Properties by Percentage Change in Unique Visitors* (U.S.) April 2009 vs. March 2009 Total U.S. April 2009 vs. March 2009 Total U.S.

Cyber Monday Is Here!

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Networking Meets Game Consoles | Main | Social Media Marketing Checklist from SES Chicago » November 30, 2009 Cyber Monday Is Here! Cyber Monday is a marketing term that refers to the Monday immediately following Black Friday being the busiest day of the year for retail electronic commerce in the United States. Nearly 80% of online retailers say their sales went way up last year on Cyber Monday.

ecommerce Chargebacks and Remedies

Atom Thought

Creating Passionate Customers: Brand Evangelism and What it Means.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Reply Yuval Kaplan August 27, 2009 at 12:25 am I think that the bottom line is that marketing via social networks is not as free as it seems. Reply Howard Wahlberg September 17, 2009 at 12:23 pm I don’t see anything new here.

People, Brands, and Social Media at the Orsm09

Josh S Peters

He found and met with people via the ORSM09 twitter stream and met with fellow retailers and fans alike. When it comes to social media the outdoor retail sector seems to be growing and the ORSM09 was many brands first attempt.

Marketers weave web of loyalty

Social Media Network Marketing

These retailers are also delving further into the connection between online customer experience and customer loyalty. While most areas are being cut, and online efforts are not immune, retailers see the online experience as an investment which can increase sales through better conversion rates and decrease costly customer service calls. In general, retailers understand that a good user experience will enhance loyalty.

Spray and Pray Marketing 2.0

Buzz Marketing for Technology

And while that sounds harsh I don’t really mean it that way, I mean that media is fragmenting and like the retailer who takes cash, check, credit cards, debit cards, food stamps they have to take it all and you have to get your content out into every corner of the web possible.

Using Facebook Fan Pages Effectively

Socialized

Still, big business is creating fan pages and a study released in January 2009 , commissioned by Princeton, N.J.-based based interactive marketer Rosetta, found that 59% of the 100 leading retailers, including Best Buy, Kohl’s and Wal-Mart, are using Facebook. In fact, when I made informal inquiries into what companies had the best Facebook pages, large retail brands were most often cited.

More Thoughts on Thought Leadership

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Register, where he wrote news and feature stories on companies in the real estate, consumer products, health care, IT, retailing and other industries. Every firm I speak to wants to better position themselves as thought leaders in their specific area of Technology.

Black Friday Education

Engaging Brand

Brick-and-mortar retailers certainly did well for themselves, but the move towards online is becoming increasingly evident with each passing year. Cyber Monday 2009 saw retailers clock in 4 million sales per minute.

Advertisers Embrace Facebook, Other Social Networks

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Advertisers Embrace Facebook, Other Social Networks by Pam Dyer on December 28, 2009 Share Social ad spending will become a higher priority in 2010, with the combination of mobile and social advertising generating more opportunities for advertisers to reach their target markets for branding and engagement. eMarketer forecasts that 2009 ad spending on social networks will surpass $1.2

Market Basket Analysis

Social Media Network Marketing

Market basket analysis is not limited to retail sales but are applied to a wide range of areas like analyzing credit card purchases, fraud detection for insurance claims and so on. Market Basket Analysis is used to identify or gain interesting insights into the way customers buy items. It finds out the combination of items which are most likely to be bought together. For example buying milk and bread together can lead to buying butter.

Surprise! People Speak Their Mind More Online

Pamorama

People Speak Their Mind More Online by Pam Dyer on December 1, 2009 Share If you spend a lot of time on the Web you already know this, but a new study from eMarketer has found that people behave much differently online than offline. Sites Of The Month – November 2009 =-. Sites Of The Month – November 2009 =-. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Surprise!

Tips for Using Facebook Fan Pages

Socialized

Still, big business is creating fan pages and a study released in January 2009 , commissioned by Princeton, N.J.-based based interactive marketer Rosetta, found that 59% of the 100 leading retailers, including Best Buy, Kohl’s and Wal-Mart, are using Facebook. In fact, when I made informal inquiries into what companies had the best Facebook pages, large retail brands were most often cited. Note: This article originally appeared in my September, 2009 Talent Zoo column.

Need help with your 2010 strategy?

Gemma Went

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Which are the best Twitter apps … The Results « The Cube

Gemma Went

Case Study Crunch: Retail Social Media Case Studies The social media strategy series: Identifying goals and objectives Case Study Crunch: FMCG Social Media Case Studies Contact us Which are the top tools and apps: The results Case Study Crunch: Social Media case studies in Entertainment (TV, Film, Music + More) The social media strategy series: Getting Buy In The social media strategy series: Is social media right for your business?

Tips for Making a Corporate Blog Stand Out

Social Media Network Marketing

A reader might visit a shoe retailer's blog expecting to find information on the latest shoes styles and celebrity fashion news. Talk about something other than yourself. Too many corporate marketers make the mistake of creating blogs as purely another mechanism to talk about their products and services. While increased sales and improved brand visibility may be two fundamental goals of a corporate blog, there are more effective ways for achieving those goals that just pushing product.

What matters now

Gemma Went

Case Study Crunch: Retail Social Media Case Studies The social media strategy series: Identifying goals and objectives Case Study Crunch: FMCG Social Media Case Studies Contact us Which are the top tools and apps: The results Case Study Crunch: Social Media case studies in Entertainment (TV, Film, Music + More) The social media strategy series: Getting Buy In The social media strategy series: Is social media right for your business?

Communicating bad news in hard times

Sherrilynne Starkie

The retailer’s employees found out the company was closing through the news media. The second edition of Exclamation magazine, which I edit on behalf of Bridson & Horrox , the Isle of Man printing and stationery company, was issued this week. This story is my editorial contribution. They say that when you laugh the world laughs with you and when you cry you cry alone. But during these recessionary times this old adage no longer holds true.

Adding social media to the mix. Should you? Could you? Would you?

Gemma Went

Case Study Crunch: Retail Social Media Case Studies The social media strategy series: Identifying goals and objectives Case Study Crunch: FMCG Social Media Case Studies Contact us Which are the top tools and apps: The results Case Study Crunch: Social Media case studies in Entertainment (TV, Film, Music + More) The social media strategy series: Getting Buy In The social media strategy series: Is social media right for your business?

eCommerce Chargebacks and Remedies

Atom Thought

According to a recent report (Oct, 2008) by CyberSource (a leading payment & risk management services company), a record USD4B were lost due to online scams by online retailers in 2008. The silver lining in the above is that retailers have managed to restrict the percentage fraud under 1.5% But with rising unemployment and recession, we might see a rise in ecommerce fraud in 2009. Another report by CyberSource states that retailers reject a further 2.9%

8 Tips to Improve Online Sales During the Holiday Season

Harp Interactive

Online retailers plan the holiday sale season months in advance; designing and executing special promotions and marketing campaigns to promote these sales events through various media channels.

The Fantabulous Lists of Social Media Case Studies

Social Media Citizens

110 Ways Retailers are Using Social Media Marketing by ( [link] ). 5 fantastic digital branding campaigns from 2009 by ( [link] ).

Calm Down, The Name "Oath" Ain't That Bad

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With that, it's hard to argue that words like "apple," "amazon" and "yahoo" did not, in fact, already have meaning before they also became commonly known as technology, retail and search engine giants. . Tim Armstrong (CEO of AOL since 2009 and now Oath) is also someone that I have seen in action (since his early days at Google). retail. People are very upset with the new company name, Oath. . Oath is what the Verizon -owned AOL and Yahoo will be known as going forward.

Smart Mall Marketing

Proactive Report

That reflects in spending trends and many retail stores in malls are feeling the pinch. The results of this campaign during the Back to School and Holiday 2009 seasons will be interesting to track. Tags: Online PR Social Media Strategy online PR retail social media strategy

comScore December 2009 Search Engine Rankings

Bill Hartzer

In December 2009, Americans conducted 14.7 Here’s the actual numbers as released by comScore: December 2009 U.S. Core Search Rankings comScore Core Search Report* December 2009 vs. November 2009 Total U.S. Here’s the comScore comparison between December 2009 and November 2009: comScore Core Search Report* December 2009 vs. November 2009 Total U.S. In the December 2009, Google had the most searches overall, with more than 14.0

And Then Foursquare Entered Adulthood: Promoted Updates

Mindjumpers

Tweet Since the launch at SXSW back in 2009, Foursquare is now no longer a location-based app just for the fun of it. Click on your “Explore” tab today and you will see retailers as well as other relevant locations nearby, depending on the category you search in.

ebay X.Commerce & If Indian eCommerce has Missed the Bus?

Atom Thought

lac retailers onboard. Over 90,000 retailers onboard. ebay had sold USD 600M of products through mobile phones in 2009, and tosay 10% of all ebay sales are on Mobile phones in UK). 10 Digital Trends to Observe in 2009.