7 Tips for Staying on Top of the Social Wave

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Think of Wal Mart or Astroturfing. Marketers are realizing that Twitter is a consumption vehicle for content and thus they are catching on in continuing to push out content- but they realize they must disguise the content in a way that is appealing and doesn’t seem hook ladened. Knowing that people are searching for their tribes will help you in your understanding of market segments. Often times you have to step in it to realize you are in it.

Experiment: Do Photos With People Perform Better on Instagram?

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Five Social Media Predictions for 2010

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A few AR applications have been rolled out by progressive marketers and other organizations this year, but 2010 will be the year AR explodes. Some of the most interesting applications will be outside of marketing and promotion. Geekspeak marketing and lack of public awareness will hold AR back. Before we can say the enterprise social software market is mature, enterprise brands must become as generic and pervasive as PowerPoint.

Adventures in Social Networking with Mom and Dad | Almost Savvy

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ORM and the Dark Side: Astroturfing, Flogging and the Viral Marketing Campaign that never was Reply Irene Koehler says: September 18, 2009 at 3:32 pm You’re absolutely right.

Ethics in Social Media: A Glossary | Bare Feet Blog

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Second – Conflicts of Interest As bloggers, podcasters, marketers and PR professionals adopt social media tools and tactics, they are often caught in the middle of problematic situations. The Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) has an extensive code of ethics here. See “Astroturfing&# above for more. Sock Puppets are the paid marketers who pose as community members to create content on behalf of a client or their own company.