Three Creative Ways to Use Social Media to Promote your Event

Webbiquity SMM

You only have a few seconds to engage the reader before your post is consigned to the digital abyss of their news feed. Rosemary McKee is an Account Manager at Rocket Badge , the UK’s leading badge manufacturer. With more than 22 years of experience, clients have come to depend on Rosemary’s efficiency and outstanding product knowledge to help them select the ideal badge for their promotional campaigns. Guest post by Rosemary McKee.

Twitter Creates a New Tool for Brands and Snapchat is Changing up Their Game | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Twitter has created a new dashboard for brands, Facebook changes their algorithm again, amongst other things, and Snapchat is changing up their game in a big way. Twitter’s New Dashboard for Brands. All Twitter users now have access to a the free ‘ Twitter Dashboard ‘ From here, you can create customized feeds based on keywords and phrases, schedule tweets, receive content suggestions, and gather analytics.

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How To Create a Conference Badge Page

Bare Feet Studios

You can use FTP to create a custom directory for your badges or you can also use the image up-loader that comes with your blog site. This is what you would place in your Event’s Badges page (assuming you replace the appropriate URLs and file names as outlined above: Step 5. Since you already have the code for your image, it’s a snap to add your graphic(s) to your badges page right above your TextArea source code. See the PodCamp Hawaii Badges page for examples.

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How Businesses like Sylvan Learning Center and Computer Explorers.

Saying It Social

Foursquare awards points and badges when users check-in at locations (check-ins can be done via a mobile phone with internet access or a computer). Businesses can engage and reward consumers by providing deals and discounts to Foursquare users that hold certain badges for checking in and patronizing their business. After skipping all of the next steps prompting you to link to Twitter and Facebook and invite friends, you will finally come to a link to view your profile.

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How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks


The following are links to the contact information for Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, and Reddit. Pages Badge Application. Insights Badge Application. Ads Badge Application. Report an Issue with Home Page or News Feed. How to Contact Twitter Support. In order to contact Twitter, you have to jump through some hoops (answer a bunch of questions) in order to reveal the right contact form for your needs.

How to Verify YouTube Account (LATEST + with Pictures)


While live streaming, you also get a video feed, live chat, and more. Verifying Your YouTube Account Isn’t the Same as Getting a Verified Badge Having a verified account is not the same process as getting your YouTube verification badge.

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The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list. These men are indeed using Twitter to rewire and reorient the Web. So, as promised in Tom Pick’s blog, “ 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Women ”, in honor of mothers, our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men now honors fathers.

I Don't Care Where. You. Are. Right. Now. | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in Facebook , Social Media , Tips , Twitter on March 31, 2010 | 16 responses Hey, you! We’ve been connected for awhile on Twitter and Facebook. The results of my absolutely unscientific poll on Twitter and Facebook were unanimous.

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How to use Twitter effectively & grow your brand

Sprout Social

Twitter is home to 330 million monthly active users. That means that if you’re not already active on Twitter, you could be missing out on some serious leads. Unfortunately, while there are many brands tweeting today, many of them don’t know how to use Twitter effectively, to help them grow their business. Scheduling tweets and making sure that you use a couple of hashtags with every post doesn’t mean that you’re a master of Twitter.

Essential Tips for How to Get Verified on Instagram

Sprout Social

As you’d expect, securing something like a verified badge on Instagram is not easy and not available to everyone, for obvious reasons. According to Instagram itself , accounts displaying the verified badge “means Instagram has confirmed that an account is the authentic presence of the public figure, celebrity or global brand it represents.”. For instance, there are strong links between Twitter and press announcements. We all crave validation.

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Social Media Chat Tuesday, July 21st

Adam Cohen

If I name dropped them all, it would actually like correlate to a good portion of my RSS feeds , and the weekly chat is a way to interact and answer some questions real-time. You can also find me on Twitter before during and after.

Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What's More Important.

Jason Yormark

August 9th, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share When I peruse the different Twitter followers and followees I often get Twitter envy when I stumble across some users with a large follower base. I didn’t really spend too much time with my personal account on Twitter while at Microsoft but over the past few months, I’ve made it a priority to work on building my following, but doing so in a qualified, strategic way.

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

I thought I would put together a post for people to reference on everything you need to know about Twitter. Twitter Tracking A great way to find people on Twitter that have the same interests as you is to use the Twitter Tracking feature. Don’t bash other Twitterers.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

also gathering intelligence via their rankings on top social sites and by stumbling upon new items in my feed reader. Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations. Twitter.

How To Promote You Facebook Page URL on Your Personal Profile.

Saying It Social

You would think that one of the first features Facebook would have added when the hype around creating Facebook Pages for business sprung up would have been a one (or two) click maneuver to easily post a link or a badge to your Facebook Page on your personal profile. People found a way to do this anyway by adding HTML and/or FBML (Facebook’s version of HTML) profile boxes with the code for their Facebook Page badges. This post was mentioned on Twitter by Social Media Insider.

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The truth in online health communities

Harp Interactive

They bought negative keywords for paid-search, quickly created micro-sites and devoted Facebook & Twitter pages for their message, all this to negotiate the narrative. Repurpose it for creating content to feed all the social media channels.

Why Isn’t Anyone Talking About Live Video Anymore? The Current State of Live

Buffer Social

Twitter continues to use live video really successfully with its Periscope product. Similarly on YouTube, live sessions receive additional promotion with a noticeable, red LIVE badge in the main feed and in recommendations. For marketers, the main social networks for live video are the ones you’d expect: Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. Once an Instagram Live video ends, it won’t appear on your feed unless you toggle “Save Shared Photos” on.

3 Top Challenges Facing the Social Content Curator

What’s more, the tool integrates with the top social media dashboard tools in the business – including Buffer, Hootsuite, Sprout Social and Oktopost – so that you can easily set your account to include Start a Fire badges on every URL you post. In addition, the social media app ecosystem is growing in scope all the time, with APIs making it possible to access our social feeds from any number of clients. Post by Adi Englander.

18 WordPress Social Media Plugins to Live By

Sprout Social

Here’s the social media channels we’ll cover for WordPress social media plugins: WordPress Plugins for Twitter. WordPress Plugins for Twitter. For easy-to-use Twitter plugins, this one can be very helpful for marketers trying to get clickable content shared. Twitter Cards Meta. Twitter Cards help your Tweets stand out in your followers’ timeline by adding images, a call to action or other features regular Tweets don’t have.

How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Every Major Social Network

Buffer Social

Here are some key learnings we’ve drummed up about how to get that first initial batch of followers on some of the major social media networks (specifically Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and LinkedIn). Regardless of the social network you choose , there seem to be some similar, high-level strategies that apply to getting new followers on every network—Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Instagram. How to get your first 1,000 followers on Twitter.

Know What’s Working on Social Media: 26 Free Social Media Analytics Tools

Buffer Social

With Buffer’s free plan, you get all the major engagement stats for every update you post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn. is the Top Tweet/Top Post badge that pops up when an update goes above and beyond the average performance. One of our favorite Twitter tools , Followerwonk shows you detailed breakdowns of your followers and activity. For account tracking, you can monitor your brand’s or competitor’s engagement on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook.

The Psychology of Marketing: 18 Ways to Use Social Proof to Boost Your Results

Buffer Social

Examples: a Twitter shoutout by an expert or having an expert on your Twitter chat. Examples: the blue checkmark on Twitter or Facebook. Here’re some snippets of their story: As a bonus, Product Hunt also tweeted about the takeover to tell their Twitter followers about it. Similarly, you could invite experts as guests for your social media events, such as Twitter chats or Facebook Live video discussions. Host Twitter chats.

What I've Learned About Blogging Based On A Year's Worth Of Data

Jason Yormark

Based on these figures, Linked In is where I’m attracted my strongest audience followed closely by Twitter. Be Timely – In my Olive Garden Facebook post , I wrote immediately following stumbling across the scammy offering in my news feed.

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My Favorite Instagram Timesaving Tips (that you can borrow)

agora pulse

In addition to scheduling, you can use the “queue” feature and the tool will auto-schedule content for you (much like what Buffer does for Twitter). Agorapulse allows me to see just comments in an inbox-style feed and get to “ inbox zero.” One tip is to turn off your phone notifications (on the iPhone you could turn off banners and alerts, but turn on the badge app icon).

Yet Another SXSW Post (And, No, I Don't Know If You Should Go Next.

Almost Savvy

Keeping up-to-date on which parties are where and when, which are invitation-only, open to anyone with a SXSW badge or open to anyone period, is an exercise unto itself. If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed !

10 Ways to Support Charity Through Social Media

Justin Levy

If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. If you’d like to retweet this post or take the conversation to Twitter or FriendFeed, please use the hashtag #10Ways. These badges generally serve one of two purposes (or both).

16 Tools Every Social Media Manager Should Use

Visually SM

This free, easy-to-use Twitter management tool allows you to oversee all aspects of your Twitter account(s) in one interface. One of the frustrations of managing multiple Twitter accounts is the need to log in and out any time you need to review content, respond to messages, or read tweets. With this tool, you are able to connect multiple Twitter accounts, customize what you want to see, organize your feeds, and even compose and schedule tweets.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, November Discounts & Life on Facebook


Facebook’s EdgeRank and how to stop it from filtering out your friends in the news feed. How to get your community to build links for you – ways to motivate your community to link to you with badges, leaderboards, and more. Twitter. Why I auto follow and direct message on Twitter – my personal strategy, and how it works for me. Increase your influence with Twitter lists – a guide to how and why you should be using them!

Social Media Predictions for 2010

Social Media Marketing

Those included: Twitter will continue to achieve legitimacy. There's no question that Twitter became mainstream in 2009. I won't rehash all of the examples, but suffice it to say that when your local news outlets are suggesting you follow them on Twitter, it's mainstream.

Increasing Your Completion Rates – How to Get Participants to Finish Your Course


Drip feed the content. Another way to help reduce that sensation of overwhelm, is to drip feed your content to your participants. If you are going to provide all of the content up front, consider drip feeding email support instead. Badges or certificates for each module We all like the feeling of instant gratification. You can learn more about her here and connect with her on Facebook and Twitter. From ProBlogger Expert Sam Nordberg.

A Step-By-Step Guide to Launching a Branded Hashtag

Sprout Social

Chris Messina, currently a Developer Lead at Uber, is credited as the inventor of the hashtag on Twitter. In 2007, anyone on Twitter could type in #SWSX and see what events at the Austin based conference were trending. One of the greatest things about the hashtag is that originated from a Twitter user–not a marketing agency, not a brand and not a social platform. This will help you gain exposure as people scroll through their feeds or search a keyword. Twitter bio.

The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Hashtags in 2019


Like on Twitter and other social media platforms, Instagram hashtags work by organizing and categorizing photo and video content. For brands and businesses, this opens up a great opportunity to regularly appear in a follower’s feed. This means that your content could appear twice in a follower’s feed — once as they follow your profile, and once again as they follow the hashtag. Instagram hashtags are still an effective way to get more eyes (and engagement!)

The Top Instagram Updates You Need to Know: July 2020


The in-app tool lets users record, edit, add audio effects, and share the clips in the feed, stories, and explore tab. That means you can a pin a few comments to the top of your feed post. Wear a Mask reminder added to top of the feed. In response to the rise of COVID-19 cases in the United States, Instagram added an alert to the top of the feed that reminds people to wear masks. tagging products in the COPY of an Instagram feed post… [link].

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8 of the Biggest Social Media Moments in 2019


Facebook is testing an in-feed checkout feature for dynamic ads. If you’re in the test, you’ll no longer see the total number of likes and views on photos and videos posted to Feed unless they’re your own. In a TED Talk , Twitter founder Jack Dorsey opined that were he to start fresh, he would rethink or even abolish follower and like counts. Meanwhile YouTube plans to roll out a separate music-note badge for artists next year.

Foursquare Gowalla and Yelp Oh'My

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Foursquare Gowalla and Yelp Oh’My I’ve become obsessed with location based applications for my iPhone. If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed !

Make Your LinkedIn Profile Work for You |

Buzz Marketing for Technology

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. A minor complaint in a good article and I have subscribed to the feed so I hope you’ll forgive me ;-). And, yes, for any of your readers - feel free to follow me on twitter and let me know if you’ve any questions on LI. Subscribe to the RSS feed and get lots more! twitter.

Why Critics of Klout Are Missing the Big Picture

Convince & Convert

The pugilists are plentiful, and appear to be trying to win a merit badge for dismissiveness. And Twitter, which “ranks&# tweets to determine trending topics. You think Southwest Airlines would have liked a data feed that automatically appended Klout scores to passenger manifests before they kicked Kevin Smith off a flight? Other than signing book deals, the favorite sport of the social media punditry these days seems to be bashing Klout.

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Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Foursquare Gowalla and Yelp Oh’My I’ve become obsessed with location based applications for my iPhone. If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed !

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11 Reasons Why Prospects Don’t Convert Into Customers

Convince & Convert

If you haven’t yet written a book, the “social proof” (or evidence) surfers seek can come from articles, videos, reports, case studies, testimonials, badges, certifications, press releases, and so on. There are no fields to fill in, no email or RSS feeds to capture contact information, no place to make comments or requests, to ask questions, contribute ideas, complain or even give compliments. You can follow him on Twitter @FeldmanCreative.

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Social Pros 17 – Maria Ogneva, Yammer

Convince & Convert

Read on for insights from Maria, and our Social Media Stat of the Week ( this week : are Facebook and Twitter like the Tortoise and the Hare?). The RSS feed is: [link]. Eric’s Social Media Stat of the Week: Are Facebook and Twitter Like the Tortoise and the Hare? It’s by this writer named Nick Bilton who wrote a post essentially comparing Twitter and Facebook to the story of the tortoise and the hare.

15 of the Most Important Instagram Trends to Watch Right Now


On the other hand, the Instagram feed is primarily associated with polished content and discovery. Getting rid of the chronological feed has only reinforced that perception. The majority of users see the Instagram feed as a place to find information and discover products and brands. Some have viewed Instagram’s decision to test hiding likes as an attempt to spur more sharing from those who feel intimidated by the feed. Sharing Twitter takes on Instagram. 3 types of blog: closed, conduit and participant in the conversation

Buzz Marketing for Technology

twitter. feeds i read. take a look at the feeds i read. This is a Flickr badge showing public photos from robinhamman. Make your own badge here. trendy site badges. subscribe. what is this? search cybersoc. Categories. academic studies. activism. b4b2007. blogging. blogging techniques. citizen journalism. conferences/events. Current Affairs. cybersex. Data Protection Act. digital television. headshift. internet libel. journalism. leweb3.

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Help Rox Get the Good Mood Gig

Bare Feet Studios

You can also embed this badge on your blog. Now is a good time to sign up to receive new articles by email as soon as they are published or subscribe to our RSS feed. Today on Beach Walks with Rox Testimonials from Twitter aaavious @kierantong Yes it was good!