A Personal Review of Avatar

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me A Personal Review of Avatar December 22, 2009 by Taylor Marek I went with a group of friends to see Avatar last night. Oddly enough, the day started out with nothing planned, but I knew for a fact that I would see Avatar before the day was out. Avatar began. The Story The story of Avatar goes as follows. Thanks for commenting on our blog!

The Ultimate Guide to Leaving Comments On Blogs


7 Benefits of Leaving Comments on Other People’s Blogs. Building your own profile – leaving a comment gets you seen. Leaving a good comment can make people pay attention. You never know where a great comment might lead! 4 Types of Commenters.

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How to Create a Reader Avatar for Your Blog


For several years, I’ve been using Reader Avatars (also called Reader Profiles or Personas) on my blogs – and I’ve found them very effective and helpful. To create your first reader avatar, you’ll need to spend some time thinking and writing about a type of reader that you’re either attempting to reach or who is already reading your blog. We’ve created a template you can use to help you do this, and I’ll be sharing some examples of my own reader avatars throughout this post.)

Comment Marketing 101


Trying to understand the ways to get more traffic to your site, or even get some backlinks, you’ve probably stumbled across comment marketing. So what are the basic benefits of comment marketing, and what should you aim to get out of it on the long term? The benefits of comment marketing. Once you have a deep understanding of the benefits you can get from leaving comments on other blogs, you can learn the right approach to doing so. Comment marketing in practice.

What Does Your Twitter Avatar Say About You?


Tweets are short at 140 characters, but a Twitter avatar must visually represent a user in just 2304 pixels. Choosing the right avatar can affect the way people see you online. Here are some of the most popular avatar types and what they say about the user: Standard head shot : Head and shoulders, framed squarely, professional in appearance, though perhaps a little formal. Currently, the most popular of these is the green avatar to show support for free elections in Iran.

How does Avatar apply to Social Media?

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me How does Avatar apply to Social Media? Avatar sure isn’t exhausted on my list, I’m still pulling out some social media goodies for you to enjoy! Here are a couple more… The first post I wrote on my review of Avatar has been getting some good views lately, when the idea struck me to expand upon it. Comment below.

Meet Everett Bogue: A Blogger Who Only Wants Blog Readers Who Tweet Because Everyone Else is a Low-life

Ari Herzog

I first wrote about Everett Bogue six months ago when I was displeased he turned off the ability for people to comment on his blog. If a blogger wants to turn off comments, so be it. I blinked again when I read a more recent summary of why he abhors comment sections on all blogs, alluding to people like you who enjoy commenting as the scum of the earth. Many blogs will encourage you to ‘join the conversation’ in a place called “The Comments”.

Wanted to Comment: You and Your Gravatar

Ari Herzog

It amazes me how many people add comments on these blog posts but don’t have globally recognized avatars next to their names. Add a comment below and we can see what square image is in the top right corner of your published comment. Wanna share yours? -- Thank you for reading Wanted to Comment: You and Your Gravatar at AriWriter. Related posts: How to Enhance Your Blog Comment: Get a Gravatar. How to Enhance Your Blog Comment: Create a Conversation.

You Finally Have a Google Plus Business Page… Now What?


You can also publish public updates that can be commented on, +1′d and shared (like a Facebook Page). Turn your avatar into a gallery – One thing that’s amazing about Google plus pages is that you can upload multiple photos for the main avatar.

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#95: Now is the Hour, 5 Branding Mistakes, and Facebook breaks 250.

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me #95: Now is the Hour, 5 Branding Mistakes, and Facebook breaks 250 million July 16, 2009 by Taylor Marek We have an audio comment! Sammie called in and left an audio comment. and oh, if you want a pic to show with your comment, go get a gravatar !

Two Twitter Accounts: Yea or Nay?

Waxing UnLyrical

People engage with you more when you have your face as your avatar rather than an arbitrary picture or logo. Gaining followers is much easier when you have your face as your avatar, and a descriptive Twitter bio. Guest post by Sanjiva Persad.

18 Tweetable Twitter Tips for Newbies

Waxing UnLyrical

Use a real photo of yourself for your avatar. (I Make sure your avatar is “SFW” (safe for work… and yes, you’d be surprised again). < Please leave them in the comments below and if there are enough, I’ll do a follow-up post that contains all your tips.

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

Almost Savvy

Yeah, I don’t really know what you’re wearing, or not, when you’re actually tweeting, but please put some clothes on that avatar. You have the default Twitter avatar or are using a photo of your dog.

Foster Customer Relationships With Sprout’s Instagram Contact View & Engagement History

Sprout Social

The Instagram Contact View displays a contact’s profile details and surfaces hashtag, geolocation and comment history. Click reply on any Instagram comment. Don’t Just Manage Comments, Build Relationships. Comment & Keyword History Create Personalized Engagement.

#107 Stop Spending Money, Promotion Techniques from the 2010 FIFA.

Taylor Marek

Enjoy this episode, feel free to leave comments! and oh, if you want a pic to show with your comment, go get a gravatar ! 1) Real-time Twitter Feed Popular Posts How to write a Check (3540) A Personal Review of Avatar (235) Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study (167) #85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s (151) Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you?

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An Introduction to Social Media for Business

Sprout Social

Defining your audience or customer avatar is going to help you: Choose which social networks to dedicate your time to. The more you’re able to define your avatar, the more targeted your social media approach will be. Let us know in the comments!

Easy guide to the Periscope video streaming app

Janet Fouts

Tap your avatar on Periscope to change your profile photo. Reply to comments in your broadcast directly by tapping the comment and then hitting reply. Tap your avatar to change that image. Please do respond to comments live while broadcasting.

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15 Tips To Optimize Your LinkedIn Initiative

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Plus, you can like, comment, and share posts from your connections. Worse again is using a photograph that looks totally different to your photograph on Facebook or Twitter avatars. This is a guest post by Lior Levin. LinkedIn has enjoyed explosive growth since its debut in 2003.

10 Twitter Tips to Make Friends

Ari Herzog

Blog comments and forum signatures are also an ideal place for linking to your Twitter feed. I find that if you provide interesting content on blog and forum comments, people are equally as likely to want to engage with you via your Twitter account too. Choose a good avatar.

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Introducing Facebook Contact View With Message History

Sprout Social

Over time an individual can comment on your post, write on your Page, tag your brand in their status update or reach out to your brand on Messenger. Whether you’re responding to a comment or managing social communication as a team, access to Facebook message history is critical in creating a consistent, personalized experience. Public comments and replies. A Page’s sent comments and replies to a specific customer.

3 Facebook Search Tips You Might Not Know About

agora pulse

Building up your ideal client avatar. Let us know in the comments! Can Facebook search really help you reach your social media marketing goals? Unlike Twitter , Facebook doesn’t have a separate advanced search function.

Color Clash: Pink or Purple?

Waxing UnLyrical

October 25th, 2010 Tweet A couple of weeks ago, I noticed my friend Kim Wells was sporting a purple ribbon on her Twitter avatar. Sign out Leave your comment here. Reply Rate Up div.livefyre-comment).removeClass(livefyre-hidden)" Mark as read Approve comment Thank you, Heather!

How To Be Seen Everywhere

Absolute PA

I’ve been talking (and reading) a lot lately about the importance of including a profile photo (officially known as an avatar) on your social media profiles. It includes everywhere else you are on the web too, including your blog comments. G lobally R ecognised Avatar – geddit?

Indiscriminate Interconnectivity

Direct Marketing Observations

We share, we comment, we download, we upload and we consume the content of strangers in the same ways that we create it. At the end of the day, all we are, are just real people with real names with real avatars or… real people with strangely made up names with odd avatars swimming around fish bowls of ambient connectivity. No man is an island entire of itself; every man. is a piece of the continent, a part of the main.

33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far

Webbiquity SMM

’ Be yourself on social media platforms and reveal your true essence…Show who you are with your avatar and profiles. You will never catch me at a dinner party commenting that, ‘I just pinned the most incredible thing today.’

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12 (of the) Best WordPress Guides and Plugin Reviews of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

” This brilliant article delves into the technological, economic, cultural and environmental factors behind the success of WordPress, and inspired more than 70 comments. 33 WordPress Plugins To Power Up Your Comment Section by 1stwebdesigner.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #290

Twist Image

But far more depressing than this realization is the thought that modern epics -- Star Wars, Avatar , Lord of the Rings -- say something horribly bleak about our society, and what we think lies beyond." Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter, Facebook, in the comments below or wherever you play. avatar. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

Chances Are You’ve Met Less Than 5% of the People in Your Social Network

Direct Marketing Observations

It’s being familiar with an avatar, a name, a nickname, and a location. It’s engaging in some Twitter banter, dropping a blog comment, and maybe having some extended conversations either via Twitter, IM or email.

How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Another way you can integrate is using your social profile URLs as your website when leaving comments. Reply Kwame June 16, 2010 at 1:49 pm Thanks for the appreciation and comment Zak. If you are AT&T and your avatar was the face of your CEO, you’re doing it wrong.

6 Science-Backed Strategies to Get More Followers on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and More

Buffer Social

Dan Zarrella’s research into followers—how factors like conversations, self-reference, and avatars affect follow count —touched on the topic of tone. Drop us a comment below! Follower count is often considered one of the vainest of vanity metrics. I can relate.

How to Use Analytics to Increase Instagram Engagement

Peg Fitzpatrick

Have a clear, fantastic avatar that you use on Instagram as well as Twitter, Google+, Facebook. Keep a solid community in your comments and stay active by doing the following: Delete spammy comments by swiping and remove them. Comments. Likes and comments growth.

F8 2017 Recap: 10 Major Announcements Every Marketer Should Know

Buffer Social

Clothes retailers could let customers “try out” clothes and chat with friends about them before buying, or even let them customize their avatars with their clothes. We’re making the camera the first augmented reality platform. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook F8 conference 2017.

The Ultimate Twitter Profile Cheat Sheet

Shift Digital

Use a square photo as Twitter avatars are 73 x 73 pixels in dimension. Should you need any help at all, please let me know in the comments and I’ll be happy to help! Did you know 11 Twitter accounts are created every second? That’s over 1 million accounts per month.

Instagram Marketing: Proven Strategies for Growing Your Instagram Account – Sue B. Zimmerman [SSM021]

Buffer Social

If you have any questions for us, feel free to drop us a line in the comments and we’ll respond right away! ” “If you are a solo entrepreneur or a small business owner with a small marketing team, I always recommend having a smiling face as your avatar.”

Best UX Practices for Your Brand Account on Instagram

Simply Measured

This means you will want to use the same avatar image that can be found on Facebook or Twitter and you will want colors, icons and logos to be consistent. Creating and maintaining a brand on social is one of the best ways to develop a strong relationship with your target audience.

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here are some tips you can apply to your Facebook marketing strategy that will put your Facebook Page leaps and bounds ahead of the competition: Maximize Your Avatar Visibility Profile pictures on Facebook can have a maximum size of 200×600 pixels.

How to Stop Google from Using Your Photo in Ads

Bill Hartzer

What’s important to know, in short, is that: - If you use Google to post a review, +1 a business page or make a comment, Google has the right to use that information as a “endorsement” of a business. Google is updating their Terms of Service on November 11, 2013.

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools


Unique features like avatar mouse-overs that give more details about that user’s relevant tweets make Twazzup a surprisingly powerful and valuable social media monitoring tool. Now I have to read you followers comments and see which is best to use.

Top 10 Apps for Windows Phones


It’s actually a lot more fun than it sounds as you guide your diminutive avatar down a number of slopes of ever-increasing difficulty. Let me know in the comments section.

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Uncovering The Remarkable In Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

Yet how much do we really know about the people behind the avatars? Would you please share whatever you’re comfortable sharing via a comment below? Social media is an interesting animal.