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Blog World 2010 Recap – My Notes and Experiences

Kikolani

I have returned from Blog World Expo 2010 with new friends, 30 pages of notes, tons of pictures, two magazines, three books, a blank journal, a nice stack of business cards, four buttons, stickers, a yo-yo, and, most importantly, an elevated enthusiasm for the world of blogging and social media.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I have an annual tradition of giving back to the community on my birthday, which is why this year is no different. 2010 by far was the biggest year yet in the Internet Marketing realm. Community Management/Engagement. All companies do.

Fast Company Pulls a Fast One

Janet Fouts

Fast Company has been a darling of the geek set since it first launched. The magazine is full of the coolest gadgets, the hippest companies and really good information and the website is a vibrant community. Like Fast Company’s reputation.

What You Can Learn From H&M's Use Of Social Media | Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers

» What You Can Learn From H&M’s Use Of Social Media Posted by Sara Hansson Oct 1st, 2010 Tweet H&M is one of the businesses that has done some great work in using social media for marketing. It’s in peoples’ nature to be part of communities – so let them be a part.

78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Noting that “Smart and savvy companies have positioned themselves as authoritative experts and trusted sources of information by creating their own content,&# Gordon Plutsky outlines a six-step process for consistently connecting with prospects through relevant, compelling content. A Cheat Sheet to Help You Conquer Social Media by Fast Company. Five Rules for Responsible Social Marketing by Fast Company. You need help from the power users in that community.

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Event: Australian Institute of Company Directors AICD social media

Laurel Papworth

I’m heading over to New Zealand from 12th to 15th May 2010 to participate in social media forum at the Australian Institute of Company Directors Annual Conference. Speakers: Laurel Papworth, Online Community Strategist, World Communities.

Cooks Source: How to Avoid an Unnecessary Crisis

Dave Fleet

Tweet Situation: When food writer Monica Gaudio discovered that Cooks Source magazine had lifted an article she’d written and printed it in the magazine, she emailed the magazine to inquire about how it had come about.

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Are You Ready If Wikileaks Targets You?

Dave Fleet

Is your company ready to handle the crisis if an organization like Wikileaks decides to focus its attention on you? Tweet Wikileaks creator Julian Assange has announced that his site is now going to begin to focus on businesses.

Public Relations becomes Community Relations – Social Media

Laurel Papworth

If you have the relationship with the community, and they like and respect you, it’s tough to turf you out and go with a competitor agency. Build and manage the community and you automatically take on a “public relations manager&# role. Well, what if you manage PR for a cosmetic company? Today you do your best to get them articles in women’s magazines, hand out free samples and so on. As a community manager you ARE the public relations manager.

The Top 20 Health and Fitness Social Networks

Direct Marketing Observations

One of my clients, a very large sports drink company, has indirectly nudged me into taking a look at the state of what I drink, and ea, on a daily basis. Fitfiend has a nice interface and seems to be a nice little community with a tag line stating, “fit, active, connected&#.

The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases by Adam Sherk on June 29, 2010 Unique, one-of-a-kind, best-of-breed…blah, blah, blah. Shane Harmon June 30, 2010 at 4:44 am Great post Adam.

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As of January 2010, Craigslist boasts close to 50 million unique visitors per month, according to Compete. Mark Frauenfelder Mark Frauenfelder is a co-editor of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE Magazine. He currently serves as the community guy at Building 43.

Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

In you guessed it–another guest post–Wayne Howard describes his method for quickly building the following for a new blog, using tactics such as Facebook postings, the BloggerLuv community, Twitter, LinkedIn and contests. then provides tips for maximizing company blog success.

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11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

By putting effort into the writing process, you reap the benefits of a community that supports you because you lift them through your words. Smashing Magazine ), among other things. Reply Tamar Weinberg February 23, 2010 at 11:03 am That’s one of the biggest ones.

The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Tagged as: audacity of free , authors , book , chris brogan , free , Marketing , social media { 3 trackbacks } VIP Access: The VIPerchill Business Plan August 4, 2010 at 4:12 am Could Consultants Offer Incentive-Based Pricing? Reply Tamar Weinberg July 29, 2010 at 10:58 am Yeah.

7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing > 7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins 7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins by Tamar Weinberg on July 15, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Frank Lee. Reply Tia July 17, 2010 at 12:25 am OK.

36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

It started 2010 with roughly 350 million users and is now on its way to 600 million. 5 Ways for B2B Companies to Engage on Facebook by Social Media B2B. Facebook Is Becoming Your Company’s New BFF by MediaPost Search Insider.

How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding by Tamar Weinberg on April 1, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Dan Schawbe l.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you’re looking to be included on 2010′s list, you now know what to do. How to Manage Successful Social Media Promotions (Mashable): How can you get feedback from social channels to offer exclusive deals to your followers on social media communities?

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

If 2009 was the year many marketers puzzled over, poked at and pondered incorporating social media into their marketing mix, 2010 was the year of diving in. 500 companies now call social media “very&# or “somewhat&# important to their marketing or business strategy.

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Snapping at Synapses: Why Digital Death Sucks

Waxing UnLyrical

Even if Fast Company tries to tell you so. Those are the kind of campaigns that raise awareness and build community -- and you nailed the importance of community for nonprofits. Instead, Ill find a nonprofit and community I respect and trust.

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How Do You Socialize an Already Social Brand?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There’s more to be done, such as listening to your community and actually speaking amongst them (and not just at them). Building these strong relationships gives users a renewed faith in your company and causes them to help be your vocal advocates.

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NBC Targets Local Markets on the New Digg

Adam Sherk

Lauren: Our team started the NBCLocal account a little over a year ago because we wanted to be part of the Digg community in the most transparent way possible, and we wanted to connect the national and international Digg community with interesting local stories.

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The Most Popular NBA Teams on Twitter and Facebook

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Popular NBA Teams on Twitter and Facebook by Adam Sherk on January 12, 2010 NBA players, like many professional athletes, have taken social media by storm, but what about their teams?

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This Weeks #Social Media Topic: Managing the Marketing Mix: Which Channel is More Effective?

Direct Marketing Observations

Posted: April 26th, 2010 By: Jason Breed. The majority of companies today are not set up to handle this new consumer. Decades of closed systems and legally approved content are getting in the way of companies trying to interact with the consumer.

An Early Look at Facebook Open Graph Protocol Integration on News.

Adam Sherk

Consider the impact that Facebook Open Graph protocol integration will have on your existing on-site community features and social functionality. What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

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My Obsession: The Consumption of Information

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking My Obsession: The Consumption of Information Written on July 6, 2010 by Justin Levy in consumption , information 4 Comments - Leave a comment!

Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

She has written for major sites like Mashable and Smashing Magazine as well as published the book Internet Famous: A Practical Guide to Becoming an Online Celebrity. Her blog, Kommein , covers blogging, business, community management, social media, and more.

Is Your Social Strategy Proactive or Reactive | Social Media.

Convince & Convert

February 23rd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Is your social media program about asking, or answering? there’s a schism coming in social media between companies using it for marketing, and companies using it for customer service and CRM. Brand communities, contests, most social listening, and non-promotional tweeting fits into this category. link] [link] creative magazine Is Your Social Strategy Proactive or Reactive?

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

March 9th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Are you treating social media like a checklist? A recent study by Econsultancy called “ The Value of Social Media &# shows that companies are overwhelmingly using the “Big 4″ of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Linkedin for their social media efforts. Somebody’s “strange&# social network is someone else’s potentially thriving customer community.

Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook? | E.

Convince & Convert

August 25th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Today’s post is a collaboration with Clinton Bonner , community connectivity expert, futurist, and blogger at Everything to Everything. Starbucks could use their SDN to reinvent themselves as a key member of any local community, and not as a coffeehouse, but as the best-possible advertising platform available in every city and town in the country.

Monetization: Social Network Advertising

Laurel Papworth

Social Media Monetization is becoming THE hot issue in online community chatter. Probably because companies are getting past the “why should we care?&# At least with TV and magazines you know that at least nominally, they are there with some focus.

Cyberbullying and blogs – a case study Mumbrella

Laurel Papworth

Note to bloggers: if you point out fallacies in the way companies do marketing, PR and so forth, you can have pretty intense debates. People can also be bullied online by groups of people such as class groups or collective members of an online community. What is a cyberbully?

It's Time for Real-Time

Convince & Convert

Amber is Director of Community for Radian6 , co-proprietor of the influential Brass Tack Thinking blog (formerly Altitude Branding), a cool mom, a motivating force, and a hell of a flautist). We reconfigured our companies to accommodate phone. Not just the big companies, but the every companies. DJ Waldow Director of Community, Blue Sky Factory @djwaldow [link] DJ Waldow As I wrote on Brass Tack Thinking, I have the chills.

Social Media Integration in Higher Education | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

Development Social Media Social Media Integration in Higher Education Wed, Aug 18, 2010 Miscellaneous , Personal The following is a guest post by Jen Dryer , a current student at the University of Southern Indiana. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

The 8 Wrong Questions PR Firms Are Asking About Social Media | PR.

Convince & Convert

But there are still plenty of PR firms (and companies, for that matter) looking at social media purely as a distribution vehicle. Angela Connor Author, “18 Rules of Community Engagement&# [link] jaybaer I agree Angela. The contrast in social media is stark: to build a community, we shouldn't ask who we can reach with what message, but rather, who are our fans right now and how do they talk about us.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Social media allows big companies to act small again. Social media creates kinship between companies and customers, and kinship equals purchase intent. Not sure who came up with it originally) Social media changes the relationship between companies and customers from master and servant, to peer to peer. Every company is its own TV station, magazine, and newspaper. Ive founded 5 companies, and spent 15 years running digital marketing agencies.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

You have to create content, be part of many communities, and proceed incrementally. Your company needs to be part of that conversation. It’s about having a strategy for making your company or organization more like a person and less like a machine. If your customers and prospects feel like your company is more human and actually cares about them, they’ll want to be part of it. going so our COMMUNITY INFLUENCERS ?can

Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble | social crm.

Convince & Convert

August 12th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet We built our own Frankenstein. Nobody forced companies to get involved with their customers in this way. But yet so many companies are using Twitter as a post-modern headline news service. Startling to me, but less than 1% of the participants would use Twitter as the first way they’d contact a company when they need customer service. The company can’t ignore me then!&#

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search What BP Can Learn from Umpire Jim Joyce June 3rd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet We don’t ask for much, really.