Bank Transfer Day

Laurel Papworth

One woman, Kristen, got miffed with banks and created Bank Transfer Day, November 5th 2011 which led to 600,000 people changing their bank to a credit union, 16% of business loans shifting to Mutuals/Credit Unions. The Banking industry is dead in the same way as Media is dead.

Why Online Banking on Mobiles Will Soar

Idaconcpts

Since 2008, consumers have been moving from brick-and-mortar banking to online banking at an impressive rate. Preferred Banking Method by Generation X and Y. 1 method of banking. 1/4 of respondents preferred banking online to using branches, ATMs or any other channel.

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Bubblews: The Social Network That Pays Users To Post

The Realtime Report

Today marks the official launch of Bubblews (the combination of “bubbles” and “news”), a new social media website that pays its users for each view, like and comment. The real question is, are social network users looking for a new type of social networking site?

How to Market Banking to Gen Y

Idaconcpts

Let’s analyze this problem by first realizing that there is a big potential for investment companies to engage Gen Y online, then explaining why social media is not the appropriate media to target Gen Y with banking/investment offers. – Gen Y Leads the Online Banking Pack.

Jake's Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media? Main | Are We Addicted To Social Media? But did you know there’s a social network dedicated to people who like totravel to different baseball parks?

Australia: Social Media Marketing Job at Commonwealth Bank

Laurel Papworth

Commonwealth Bank are looking for a Social (Media) Marketing Manager – Any takers? Social Marketing Manager – Sydney. Australia: Social Media Marketing Job at Commonwealth Bank is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy.

Social Media: NAB Break Up Letter

Laurel Papworth

NAB bank have a Valentine’s Day social media campaign running at the moment – encouraging people with a mortgage to “break up&# with the other banks. Changing banks. Banking is boring. No one is going to change banks.

Snapchatting loses top banker his job

Sherrilynne Starkie

A week after having a series of snaps reposted to Instagram , Royal Bank of Scotland announced tha t Chairman Rory Cullinan would be leaving the company. It seems the banking boss had used Snapchat to send his daughter some messages about how boring his job is.

How the 'traditional' world punishes social networking

The Way of the Web

Or that banks are mining social media sites for personal information which can affect your credit score ?

Cyberbullying: My Week on LinkedIn

Waxing UnLyrical

This is my response: I stand by my original update, which was a simple question about something that is commonly acknowledged as a best practice in networking, building relationships, and social media. That is not a network.

My Two-Step Secret to Making LinkedIn Your Beeyatch

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s *the* business social network to have a presence on, right? Once installed, any time you get an email from someone (or send one), it will pull up their company info and – get this – LinkedIn + social info as well. Happy Saturday!

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Experts tell us the number one networking tip is to help others and they’ll return the favor — large or small. Social Networking: Like Falling In Love. Contributor to the Social Media Marketing Magazine – B2B Column. Andres is a social media expert.

The 5 Biggest Themes from Big Boulder 2016 – CEO’s View

Talkwalker SM

In today’s ever-changing landscape of digital media, it’s important to know what the industry’s top thought leaders are sharing as these influencers set the standard for the nascent social media industry. It really is a platform for the “who’s who” in social data, monitoring and analytics.

The Dos and Don’ts of a Social Media Automation Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

A staggering 74 percent of Internet-using adults are active on at least one social networking website. And with more than 3 billion users online , that amounts to almost 2 billion social network users. Social media automation addresses this challenge beautifully.

5 Reasons Every Business Professional Should Take A Course In Marketing

SocMed Sean

You Will Better Understand The Power Of Interpersonal Communication And Social Media. Social media has changed the way we interact, the way we consume news, and the way we share information.

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5 Reasons Every Business Professional Should Take A Course In Marketing

SocMed Sean

You Will Understand The Power Of Interpersonal Communication And Social Media. Attending a course on marketing, particular a course that focuses specifically on communication or social media marketing , will allow you to see the power, reach and impact of social media on our everyday lives.

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B2B Testimonials: Seven Things to Do When Clients Won’t (or Can’t) Talk

Webbiquity SMM

For example, every bank hires security consultants to test its systems. But you’ll never read about a bank president saying, “We’re so pleased with the services of XYZ Security.

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New Photo-sharing App Called “Color”. The Next Big Thing?

Mindjumpers

Recently, the new social networking photo sharing app called Color was launched. However, a part of this might be caused by the fact that the company received $41 million in pre-launch venture funding from Sequoia Capital, Bain Capital and Silicon Valley Bank. Tweet.

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Facebook: Iceland Constitution and Gov 2.0

Laurel Papworth

Iceland have turned to social media to ask the population to crowdsource writing Iceland’s new constitution. HOWEVER and it’s a big however, according to my 7 Steps of Social Media Engagement, these look very campaign based.

7 Levels of Social Media Engagement

Laurel Papworth

There are seven stages to social media engagement from shallow monitoring to deep peer to peer economies. How deep is the rabbit hole of social media? Stage Zero - What is Social Media? Doesn’t know, doesn’t care about social media.

Laws to Stop Customers and Voters from Doing #SocialMedia Activism Campaigns #TPP

Laurel Papworth

Illegal: Better Roads Chalk Social Media Campaign. Unless those children are participating with 7 million Australian members of Automobile Clubs in the Demand Better Roads chalk up a message campaign initiated using social media by NRMA. Losing our communication rights.

Top 100 Most Innovative and Influential People in the Web 2.0 World

Bill Hartzer

In the social networking category, Mark Zuckerberg, the Founder of Facebook , beat out Kevin Rose, the Founder of Digg. World: 1) Social Networking. Adam Christensen, Social Media Communications Manager, IBM Corp. Andrew Brown, Managing Director, Bank of America.

It pays to provide Support with Social Media

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In a recent Forrester Report on “ Customer Experience Pays Off as Social Media reduces Obstacles for Real Change ” they have really nailed down the argument I have been making over the last year about why Support is the single best place to build your business case for Social Media.

Crowdsourced Funding: How to ask for $75K but get $1.5million

Laurel Papworth

It drives me nuts how many of my clients are terrified of bloggers and twitterers and do everything in social media (blog, Facebook, YouTube, Tumblr) except work with influencers. Broadcast time is instant, Social media time is slower. But social media works best in the long tail.

Rockyou fined and social media implications

Laurel Papworth

Online social gaming company, Rockyou with 32 million gamers, and $129,000,000 of funding, got fined $250,000 for revealing the usernames and passwords of their online community members, and putting at risk their webmail (Gmail, Yahoo etc) accounts.

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Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth

Called Facebook “Credit&# it includes a real world component named, rather fetchingly, “App2User&# , which aims to encourage merchants and loyalty programs like Qantas Frequent Flyer points and Flybuys and whatnot to use the Facebook points social media system.

Pledge Your Weight Loss, Feed Others | Bare Feet Blog

Bare Feet Studios

She has taken social media by the horns! s entire email to me, as she has generously provided several ways you can share this information with your social networks. Enter your zip code (choose Food Bank if more than one serves your community).

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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.

Finish This Sentence: Social Media is…

Laurel Papworth

There are a few pitfalls in social media and definitely one of them is to try and force conversations around “finish my sentence… ” games.

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

No journalists, except a journalists that now work in social media and a few bloggers now paid to bring their audiences and expert knowledge to journalism (blogournalists?) NB I’ll be on Radio National Monday night talking about OccupyWallstreet and social media).

auDA misuse of power?

Laurel Papworth

I’d had shocking service from Optus (the guy told me “yeah I know how to fix it but I’m not going to tell you&# ) and was in the mood to shine some social media spotlight on to poor customer service in Australia. is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy.

Donations as Revenue: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

Episode 2 of monetizing online communities looks at donations – an overlooked revenue stream and the social media tools that enable donations online. Online social media services provide scope for members to donate time, resources and money how and when they want.

7 steps to shutting down a social media site

Laurel Papworth

The photo sharing social network Radar.net is shutting down and, thankfully, they have all undertaken all the key steps to do that sensitively and graciously. More in Social Media is Not An Experiment. Export facilities to other social media sites.

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Weak Passwords Can Jeopardize Your Personal And Professional Security [Infographic]

SocMed Sean

Especially as social media sites grow more and more popular and you continue to share information on them, the strength of your password is going to become more and more important. Remember that for many social networks, the magic combination is User ID and Password.

What If Savings Investments Were More Like Blogs?

Bare Feet Studios

at the Rotary Club of Honolulu Sunset May 28-30: Social Media Skills for Musicians: Twitter, Facebook, Blogging, & Podcasting at the N? Rescue Time to the Rescue Independent Hawaii Musician Kenneth Makuakane Thrives on Social Media Explore Our Topics Activism Aloha Audio Branding Gossip 2.0

Travel Brands that Are Doing Social Right

Ignite Social Media

Social media’s impact on the travel and tourism industry continues to grow stronger. When it comes to reaching these users, here are our top travel brands on social. The Outer Banks. Next up is our client Visit the Outer Banks of North Carolina (OBX).

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My Blog got me a New Job and a Book Deal!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

As I look back over all the jobs I have had since graduating and realized that every job I got has come to me through my network! Having a strong personal network is truly gold in this economic climate and there is one quote that has always stuck in my head after reading Keith Ferrazzi’s book Never Eat Alone (which if you haven’t read you really should) he said “ be sure to build the network before you need it” and man was he ever right.

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Tweet Smarter: 5 Ways to Make Twitter Work Harder

Absolute PA

As a social media virtual assistant and self confessed Twitter obsessive I get asked the same question by business owners who are yet to discover the many business benefits of Twitter: How do you find the time for Twitter? Create a Tweet bank.

Cool Association Jobs This Week – December 8

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. Founded in 2006, ORGANIZATION now connects more than 750 food banks in over 30 countries that serve 6.8

The Worst Malware Ever (and What It Teaches Us About Malware of the Future)

The Realtime Report

Because so many users were duped so quickly, an overwhelming surge in email traffic within government agencies and corporations slowed and crashed networks, resulting in $1.1 The Worst Malware Ever (and What It Teaches Us About Malware of the Future).