How to Get Verified on Instagram


Here’s everything you need to know about how to get verified on Instagram: Table of Contents: How to Request a Verified Badge on Instagram. How to Request a Verified Badge for Your Instagram Profile.

Badge 114

A 12 Word Social Media Policy


Continuing my “awesome finds on the interwebs” series this week, here is the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media’s 12-word social media policy. The biggest risk in health care social media is not participating in the conversation.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Your ultimate guide to social media icons

Sprout Social

Social media has become so ingrained in our daily lives that most social media icons are instantly recognizable. For marketers and business owners, this offers an excellent opportunity to implement social media icons into their marketing strategies.

Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth

Rewarding badges and points systems on your intranet – social scorecards – could be the turning point for turning your enterprise 2.0 Foursquare becomes Social Work and all the better for it. Badges for no missed sick days would be a good start.

How To Create a Conference Badge Page

Bare Feet Studios

Create Your Graphics Check the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Ad Unit Guidelines page for standard ad banner sizes. Obviously you can make any size banners you like but it’s generally best to stick to Unit Guidelines so your banners fit into ad spaces most sites are designed for. 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. See the PodCamp Hawaii Badges page for examples.

Badge 40

The Carrot and Stick of Social Media Disclosure

Convince & Convert

Did you assume this post is all about regulations and company policies that may limit your use of social media for promotions, marketing programs and corporate communications? Disclosure as a Social Media Marketing Tool. Social Media Disclosure Takeaways.

8 of the Biggest Social Media Moments in 2019


As 2019 comes to a close, it’s time to reflect on the biggest social media moments of the year. We’re talking about the big, social media landscape altering moments of 2019. That changed the rules of social media marketing, either explicitly or subtly. Download the full Social Trends report to get an in-depth analysis of the data you need to inform your social strategy in 2020. 8 of the biggest moments that changed social media in 2019.

How to Get Verified on Instagram

Ignite Social Media

Getting verified on Instagram and across social media is one of the ultimate signs that your channel has ‘made it’. Having that verification badge can help give your profile a boost.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2008: Social Media, SEO, and More " techipedia | tamar weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There’s no order to the posts; I’ve used my bookmarks and a variety of social sites and peer recommendations to create this list. New for 2008: If your article is highlighted in this comprehensive post, we have badges for you! What is the ROI for Social Media?

SEO 183

Breaking Out of Social Disclosure Jail With CMP.LY

Convince & Convert

It’s been about 15 months since those crazy kids at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) passed their new disclosure guidelines to “protect the public&# from inappropriately cozy business relationships being companies and bloggers, tweeters, Facebookers and more. badges.

Badge 118

How to Get Verified on Twitter (If I can do it, you can too!)

Buffer Social

Have you ever felt like a celebrity on social media? Social media has that unique ability to take non-celebs like me and thrust us into the spotlight every now and then. You can apply to be Twitter verified and receive a blue checkmark badge next to your name.

Badge 113

How to Get Verified on Instagram in 3 Simple Steps


An Instagram verified account gets a verified badge. After all, according to instagram itself, the verification badge is evidence that you’re “notable.”. You must adhere to the network’s Terms of Service and Community Guidelines. Don’t link to other social channels in your bio.

Badge 111

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), Quick Jump: Social Media: Getting Started, Implementation, and Execution.

Creating Google Plus Business Pages

Janet Fouts

The online social media magazine Social Media Examiner didn’t waste any time creating a page, and neither did most of the regular users of Google Plus. Googleplus Social Media Tips and Tricks Google Plus Google plus business pages gplus

Google 185

Link Building Tactics for Publishers

Adam Sherk

These activities typically involve collaboration with multiple groups including tech, edit and audience development as well as the SEO, PR and social media teams. As I covered in SEO Guidelines for Sponsored Content and Partner Links , there are SEO implications to be aware of.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

of articles on the topic of Internet Marketing, from SEO to social media to web usability and then some. Like last year, if your article is highlighted in this comprehensive post, there’s a badge for you to proudly celebrate this achievement on your site.

8 ways to deal with negative comments in online communities

Laurel Papworth

Many social media guidelines have a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to addressing negative criticism in social networks, but assessing the situation and the potential positive vs negative outcomes of responses is a skill that comes from experience.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Think instead about social media traffic, good content, a cleanly coded website, slow progressive growth, and your site’s authority. How Social Media Affects Content Relevance in Search : Why is social media so important? Social Media.

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing


Blogs with a lot of traffic, huge audience, and posts with tons of social shares fall into the following categories when it comes to blog post length vs. frequency. Yes, but be vigilant about guidelines. Anytime someone asks to be a guest blogger, I send them those guidelines.

How to Produce a Podcast

Convince & Convert

Here at Convince & Convert Media, we produce three podcasts. We also produce Social Pros , the podcast for real people doing real work in social media. Here’s our guest guidelines page for Social Pros.

How To 169

12 Steps to Producing a Podcast

Convince & Convert

Here at Convince & Convert Media, we produce three podcasts. We also produce Social Pros , the podcast for real people doing real work in social media. Here’s our guest guidelines page for Social Pros. Send a Thank You Note and a Badge.

3 Blogger Monetisation Lessons from Facebook’s Branded Content Policy Update


You don’t own social, but you can own an email list. So, that social ‘shoutout’ you charged a brand for? Facebook are now just enforcing their policy and lining up some extra hoops to jump through to ensure they’re not missing out on the growth in ‘sponsored social’.

The 12 Startups I’ve Invested In and Why

Convince & Convert

I’m by no means a Vaynerchuk-esque investment mogul, but here’s where I’m at as of July 7, 2014: Addvocate – Employee Activation in Social I’m probably most involved day-to-day with this company, as I’m also on the board of directors.

Gamification: Much Less Scary Than What’s Under the Bed


At the risk of oversimplification and pigeon-holing, knowing your definition of an engaged member is important, if as nothing more than a guideline or base level from which to measure and introduce offerings. When the term “gamification” is used, many envision a highly technical system of levels and badges and that can be done. When she’s not thinking about social media’s continued effects on member-based organizations, she’s contemplating whether 40 really is the new 30.

Lurker 186

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

Sprout Social

Originally intended to group content based on subject matter, the hashtag has been adopted across every popular social platform and has cemented its place in our culture. Developing a branded hashtag is no easy task but there are best practices and guidelines that can be followed.

Old-Fashioned Organic SEO Wins the Day After Google Penguin Update

Bare Feet Studios

Included in the new guidelines are not only the carrot recommendations (DO) but increasingly Google is using the stick on those sites it perceives to be gaming the system (DON’T). Here is an example: Badges for Podcamp Hawaii fans.

Getting Ready for Your First Blog World Expo


Follow them through their social media networks: Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Update your about page and social networks. You will want to make sure that your about page and main social networking profiles are updated. Want to check-in and unlock a swarm badge?

9 Elements of the Perfect Post


If you have several authors for your blog, be sure to tell them how you want your sub-headers to be styled in your editorial guidelines. One of my favorite plugins for the sidebar is Social Media Widget —it’s easy to customize and use for bloggers of any level.