Talking The Social Media Walk

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Lars Plougmann via Flickr, Creative Commons Really, if you just read through the comments, there’s your follow-up blog post… but since I promised you one, you’re getting one. And then start converting that activity into new clients, sales, etc.?

WOM: What's Really Behind The Buzz

Waxing UnLyrical

There’s one area within today’s creative industry that is not only comparatively new (when compared to more traditional disciplines), but is taking a growing foothold via a clear aptitude for maximizing effective use of the ever-expanding world of social technology.

Kpop Lessons: Handling Defamation Through Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: twchoi11 via Flickr , Creative Commons Though I wouldn’t consider myself as devoted as some fan clubs. Image: Gitgat via Flickr , Creative Commons Instead, speak up and join the conversation.

The Value Of A Fire Drill

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Stephen Korecky via Flickr , Creative Commons I was finger painting in kindergarten and having a good ole time. I was so shocked by the noise and the flurry of activity that I began to wipe the paint on my clothes to hurry myself outside.

Is Social Media activity to hunt and get hunted?

Social Media Network Marketing

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 Is Social Media activity to hunt and get hunted? Social Media activity is definitely not for the faint at heart and nor is for the hunter.

Are We Connected Yet?

Justin Levy

One of the things that is most important to me is the meaningful relationships that I’m able to build through this blog, Prime Cuts (my foodie blog) and the various networks that I’m active on. I use it to share a lot with you by pulling in from the many other networks I’m active on. LinkedIn While I’m not as active on LinkedIn as I really want to be, I find huge amounts of value in it.

How to do Social Marketing Online and Reputation Management Online

Social Media Network Marketing

5 Simple Ways Small Businesses Can Ace Social Listening in 2019

Waxing UnLyrical

Sometimes it’s not that brands don’t care, it’s because they didn’t hear (on time), because they weren’t actively listening. Become Socially Active. And there’s a lot of talk, discussions and conversations taking place in active groups.

50+ Social Media Comics And Cartoons For Use Your Presentations

SocMed Sean

” You can find the specifics of my Creative Commons usage license in the right sidebar on any page on my blog, and as long as you make that attribution, I permit anyone to use the comics, even for commercial purposes.

15 Metrics You Should Measure in Content Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

One of the most commonly used metrics to measure the success of any content marketing campaign is the number of unique visitors who view the content in a given timeframe. This gives you an idea of the number of people who have actively opted to get future content from you.

Creative Communications: Lessons from Health and Wellness Brands

Waxing UnLyrical

These messages are tired and far from creative. Instead of following the herd to captivate and activate your audience you must flex your creative muscles. It has proven that creative communications are possible even in a highly regulated industry.

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#MeasurePR Memory (August 2018): Travel and Tourism Edition

Waxing UnLyrical

The sky’s the limit when it comes to creativity in the travel and tourism industry! More than any age group, 89% of Millennials plan travel activities based on content posted by their peers online #measurepr. Image: Deanna Ritche via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0.

Daring PR Professionals and the Lawyers Who Love Them: A Primer for Avoiding Legal Problems

Waxing UnLyrical

Contrary to popular belief, lawyers do not enjoy making your job harder by nixing your creative campaign ideas. Let’s explore a few common legal problems (and their solutions) so that you and your clients can stay on the right side of the law! The most creative photo.

10 Words And Phrases Social Media Pros Should Help Their Clients Understand

SocMed Sean

7) Creative Commons – Whether you like it or not, social media is beating the snot out of copyright law. In Real Life (IRL) activities are just as much a part of a social strategy as online activities.

Kill The Drudgery Of Social Media With IFTTT

SocialFish

YOU have creative ideas that the world needs! Activate the best recipes. You know what’s a huge time-suck? Social media drudgery. You know, the tedious and repetitive tasks that are part of every social media manager’s job.

Free Comic Book Day – May 3

SocialFish

Comic shops will pass out comics for free on May 3 rd , and also host community events such as costume contests, drawings by guest artists, creator signings, raffles, door prizes, photos with costumed characters, and other community building activities throughout the day.

Can Publicly-Traded Social Media Companies Survive?

SocMed Sean

Heck, Bono was a huge pre-IPO investor in Facebook but still isn’t an active participant in the social space. What they need to find is the way to align their business mission with the entertainment and information sharing activities of their users.

What You Need to Know About Visual Content for Social Media

agora pulse

And let’s face it, Creative Commons images or images labeled for reuse simply don’t offer the types of images our social audiences want to see. If you want your promotional visual to convert, you need it to be link active and contain a Call to Action (CTA) button in it.

Kill The Drudgery Of Social Media With IFTTT

SocialFish

YOU have creative ideas that the world needs! Activate the best recipes. You know what’s a huge time-suck? Social media drudgery. You know, the tedious and repetitive tasks that are part of every social media manager’s job.

Kill The Drudgery Of Social Media With IFTTT

SocialFish

YOU have creative ideas that the world needs! Activate the best recipes. You know what’s a huge time-suck? Social media drudgery. You know, the tedious and repetitive tasks that are part of every social media manager’s job.

The Case for Nonprofit Storytelling

Waxing UnLyrical

Most successful stories are moral—they teach us how to live, whether explicitly or implicitly, and bind us together around common values. They provide help and support and activism around the mission or cause in question. What audiences were the most active?

First Look: The Analyst's Canvas

Net-Savvy Executive

The Analyst's Canvas represents an idealized view of an activity, which you might label as research, analytics, or intelligence. The upper sections ground the activity in the context of the client's or user's work and the mission that work supports.

Resources for Small Staff Associations

SocialFish

CC Search lets you search images with Creative Commons licenses across a number of different sites. Hashtracking lets you track and measure activity around a hashtag. Driving Participation Podcast –Great podcast by Beth Brodovsky of Isis Creative.

How digital marketing is supplanting traditional advertising

Socialmedia.biz

greyweed / Creative Commons BY. The growth of online shopping, from an ill-trusted, niche pastime 20 years ago to an entirely mainstream activity today, gives buyers more choice than ever before. Behind the huge shift toward social & online media.

Bloggers Block – When The Words Just Won’t Come

SocMed Sean

Frustrated courtesy of M artinaK15 on Flickr via Creative Commons Writer’s block sucks. And for me, blogger’s block occurs when I not only can’t write on my own blog, but often stops me from being able to do all the other activities that come with blogging.

How to Get More Vimeo Views the Easy Way!

Devumi

And you’ll need to actively engage and work to get people commenting. Using the Creative Commons to get more Vimeo views Vimeo allows you to add a copyright to your videos which prevents theft of your ideas, stealing, and downright copying.

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Best YouTube Documentaries

SocialFish

They also provide a debatable view of the world, which everyone can perceive their way while encouraging creative, as well as problem-solving thinking. His internet career helped him develop the world-wide popular forum network Reddit, as well as RSS and Creative Commons.

10 Problems Keeping Your Online Community from Being Great

SocialFish

The problem: This ‘problem’ might not be a problem for some online communities, but if you have a niche community there is an expectation of common knowledge or being able to generate conversation at a certain level.

9 Problems Keeping Your Online Community from Being Great

SocialFish

The problem: This ‘problem’ might not be a problem for some online communities, but if you have a niche community there is an expectation of common knowledge or being able to generate conversation at a certain level.

5 Tricks to Win the Visual Content Game

Writtent Blog

Active white space is when it gets interesting. Images cited under creative commons license. To find images available for commercial use, you can use Flickr or Creative Commons Search. How do you feel about most of the websites you come across online?

What makes a social media expert any different from a unicorn?

Akamai Marketing

They actively spend time reading and thinking. Photo: Creative Commons. Its amazing, there are literally thousands of self proclaimed experts, but actually finding one in the wild is about as exciting as spotting a unicorn.

Measuring Social Media ROI

Akamai Marketing

And while you might find a couple of active social media people on your staff, the rest of them will need some training on social media. Photo credit: Danny Guy via Creative Commons. Stay Akamai: Phew! Here we go another year. Another year of measuring social media ROI.

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8 Steps to Write a Meaningful Blog Post

Ari Herzog

Change passive voice to active voice. I also source photos from Flickr (go to the bottom of the advanced search page and check the box for Creative Commons licensing). Choose a topic. I get a lot of my ideas from other blogs. Sometimes I want to restate something in my own words.

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The Two Faces of Privacy on Facebook | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

This transition has created a dilemma for many folks because they are resistant to using Facebook as a professional network, yet their colleagues, competition, and companies are become active on the network.

How to Start a University Blog

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Katie Harris via Flickr , Creative Commons Connect with the people you serve The goal wasn’t to create a blog. Hope the blog grows into an active and successful online community; seems like youre already getting a steady influx of submissions!

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Judging A Blog Post By Its Cover

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: mj*laflaca via Flickr , Creative Commons It’s about how that writing looks. Army via Flickr , Creative Commons Usually these are placed at the top of a post, but often, if a post is long, I’ll insert additional images, alternating left- and right-aligning them.

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30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources

Webbiquity SMM

Those getting started or already active in blogging will discover how to: • grow blog traffic, • make content more valuable to readers, • increase blogging productivity, • generate more comments and social shares, • find royalty-free images, • promote your blog, and.