App of the Week: Flickr

The Social Media Incubator

You may ask yourself, how can Flickr benefit a business marketing strategy? Whether that means you display it on a conference room TV, on a blog or in a Facebook post. Flickr allows accessibility, sharing and organization with your photos. With the Flickr App , you or anyone you allow to organize your account can add photos from anywhere from their mobile device. Does your business use a service like Flickr in your online marketing?

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How Flickr and Google Help Us Remember

Ari Herzog

The Library of Congress did not know the names of French brothers Michel, age 4, and Edmond, age 2, when the institution uploaded this photograph to Flickr in the summer of 2008. Through Flickr’s users who viewed, commented, liked, and shared that photo, the LOC can now tell a story for what was once a story-less photograph. Whereas Flickr’s Commons is restricted to photos, the Google Cultural Institute encompasses videos and interviews to revisit the past.

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Flickr Friday: The Content Grid

Firebelly

Image : Eloqua ] Chad Richards is Social Marketing Manager at Firebelly Marketing, a  social media marketing agency.

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3 Reasons To Love Flickr Again

Small Business Mavericks

has decided, after eight years, to spend some energy improving Flickr. Specifically, there are three new improvements to Flickr that I think make it worth sharing photos (and videos) to again. Access Flickr from anywhere on any device. And, as an added bonus, Flickr looks nicer too. Besides, these cool new improvements to Flickr, you can also share your photos in full resolution, a bonus if you are a professional photographer. So What Can Flickr Be Used For?

Flickr adds Downloadable Video Sharing

The Way of the Web

It’s not often that there’s a new feature worth talking about at Flickr. And it seems to have been so long that Flickr’s marketing team dropping it into a particularly bare email, giving it just two lines. Flickr has now made it possible to allow you to share videos in the same way as you can allow people to download your photos. Flickr allowing video sharing changes that. Blog Social Media Marketing Video Marketing flickr video Video Sharing

Flickr Friday: Sexist Profiling on Twitter

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Jakes Take: Fresh Logos, Fresher Coffee | Main | YouTube Tuesday: I Can Make You Go Viral! Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Flickr YouTube Blogging Blah Blah Blah: Knowing Why You Use Social Media is What Counts

Ari Herzog

This paragraph comprises the first words published on this blog since I asked for your opinions on blogging frequency seven days ago. Never before in the history of this blog (or, at least over the past 18 months) has a week transpired without new content. Kim Woodbridge set the tone of nearly every subsequent comment or inspired reactions in (dis)agreement when she shared that the only person who really knew or cared what the schedule was — on her blog — was her.

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12 Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Cleaner And Cuter

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: tamra hays via Flickr, CC 2.0 What this does is let you select a certain number of blogs from your blogroll, and only that number of blogs will be displayed. Initially I was trying to find something that worked with Flickr, but then I stumbled upon Cincopa.

Content Marketing is More Than Just Blogging

Firebelly

Content marketing is about more than just blogging. According to Jeremy Williams, you all should be going crazy over this blog post now. According to Jeremy Williams , social media director for the Indiana Office of Tourism Development (and my boss when I do travel writing for IOTD), blog posts with photos get more traffic than blog posts without. Videos: Another thing Jeremy said is that blog posts with videos outperform blog posts with photos.

Blogging Upstream

Waxing UnLyrical

Tootzypop , the lifestyle blog I founded for savvy women over 40 , is no exception. In women’s online media, the formula is one part fashion and beauty, one part yoga and fitness, one part recipe swap, a ginormous dose of mommy blogging; mix and cover with a thick frosting of e-shopping. Sure we cover fashion, beauty, and fitness… but only if we have something interesting to say about it, not because marketing studies tell us we should. Blogging Upstream.

Customize Your Blog's Error Page in 5 Easy Steps

Waxing UnLyrical

First, you… Image: Kate Sumbler via Flickr , Creative Commons Hold on! I say “yikes&# because this could quite conceivably irritate people trying to find something on my blog. And they wouldn’t bother to poke around on the blog to find it.

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Blogging for Grasshoppers: The Most Numerous Steps To Do The.

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: jim crossley via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: BES Photos via Flickr, CC 2.0 Establishing your voice A blog post with pointers isn’t only meant to teach, it is also meant to connect with readers. Image: Stuart Caie via Flickr, CC 2.0

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The Guide To Social Media Marketing Automation

Webbiquity SMM

There are several reasons why marketers may want to partially automate their social media campaigns. First, success with social media marketing comes with frequency (plus quality). Depending on your campaign strategy and target audience, social media marketing could be a 24×7 job. In addition, a significant portion of social media marketing is engaging with your community. Analytics – A lot of marketing is based on intelligent guesses.

Connecting Your Business Blog with Your Readers (How-to)

Waxing UnLyrical

Does your business blog have the livelihood of a funeral? When you look around at your blog and analytics, what do you see? You have absolutely no evidence whatsoever that anyone even cares remotely about your blog. What’s going wrong with your business blog?! Blogging for business purposes is (still) relatively new. They sink more money into their blog than you have for your entire marketing budget. Image: GotCredit via Flickr, CC 2.0.

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Seven Key Categories of Social Media Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Savvy B2B marketers put significant effort into developing a professional, attractive, and highly functional website design —as the company’s website is often the first impression prospective buyers will get of the business and its offerings. Facebook Marketing Tools.

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Top 25 Must Read Content Marketing Blogs

Writtent Blog

The marketing industry is diverse and ever changing, and one of the easiest ways to stay on top is to read the most relevant and pertinent blogs. There are thousands of marketing blogs out there that focus on different aspects of the marketing industry from optimization, conversion, advertising, and content. image credit: Flickr. For businesses who blog, content marketing is vital. Content Marketing Institute. Blog Growth.

Finding Keywords: The First Step to Blogging Success

Waxing UnLyrical

I’ve been a web marketer for a long, long time. Having built my first web site ( DVD Verdict ) in April 1999 and managed one of the larger SEO teams in the country from 2006 to 2009, it’s safe to say I’ve seen many changes in web marketing over time. Finding keywords is one of the most important (and most overlooked) aspects of web marketing. That’s a blog post for another day. Image: esocialmediashop via Flickr, CC 2.0. Guest post by Sean McGinnis.

Taking Your Blog Post Series on the Road

Waxing UnLyrical

Image Credit: Nicholas_T via Flickr, CC 2.0. So, when it comes to blogging and guest posts, it should be no surprise that these two can be combined to create a good effect. You can place a series of blog posts on disparate blogs as guest posts. Blog series provide real value by making your content more accessible and to a different audience; Guest posts give you an outreach mechanism and help create back links to raise the authority of your blog; and.

Firebelly at Blog Indiana

Firebelly

Firebelly Vice President Chantelle Flannery will also be at the conference signing copies of her book Corporate Blogging for Dummies.

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WOM: What's Really Behind The Buzz

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Shivz Photography via Flickr, Creative Commons Or, in a slightly lengthier version, “Through understanding we have better, more creative ideas, which help foster relationships between brands and people.&# Oh, one other thing: my blog = my sandbox.

7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing > 7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins 7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins by Tamar Weinberg on July 15, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Frank Lee.

44 Blogging Questions and Answers

Kikolani

I would have to say that it was the fastest and hardest I’ve typed within one hour, but it was a great experience where I got to really learn a lot about what blogging questions people have today. Social Media Examiner’s Live Blogging Q&A. Blogging During the Holidays.

Five Situations Where Marketers Should NOT Use Automation

Webbiquity SMM

Image credit: untitled exhibitions on Flickr. The success of any marketing effort hinges on the accuracy and clarity of your buyer personas. It doesn’t matter if your target market is comprised primarily of retirees who’ve just discovered Skype and now use it to call their grandchildren. Lesson: Say yes to automation that backs your marketing campaigns in line with your buyer personas. ” Marketers save time and enjoy the illusion of accomplishment.

5 Ways To Spice Up Your WordPress Blog

Waxing UnLyrical

If you’re just getting started blogging (or maybe even if you’ve been doing it a while), here are some WordPress plugins I really really like. Image: terren in Virginia via Flickr, CC 2.0 It just did it on the Flickr link above.)

Judging A Blog Post By Its Cover

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: mj*laflaca via Flickr , Creative Commons It’s about how that writing looks. They might be helpful to you as you continue on your path as a blogging Grasshopper. Platforms with mobile interfaces like Posterous can be quick easy ways to mobile blog.

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Monday Roundup: Buzz Marketing a la Spring

Waxing UnLyrical

So if your marketing feels as if it might be in a rut (already!), Here are some ideas on “buzz marketing” (I know, I know). 6 Buzz Phrases Marketers Should Take Seriously in 2015. Winning the Marketing Battle Between Help and Hype. 5 Clever Social Media Marketing Campaigns that Went Viral. If not, don’t worry; James Timpson fills you in via this post on Jeff Bullas’ blog. Image: marc falardeau via Flickr, CC 2.0.

Give Your Content Marketing a Human Face

Waxing UnLyrical

Content marketing does much more for your brand than just aid your marketing. Effective content marketing shapes your brand by giving it a face to know, like, and trust. Yes, effective content marketing will aid your company in search engine optimization, support inbound marketing, and generate more sales leads, but marketing support is just the tip of the iceberg. Image: Doug Hay via Flickr, CC 2.0. Content marketing and becoming human.

15 Reasons Your PR Pitches Suck

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: JKönig via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: Andy Field (Hubmedia) via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: marissaorton via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: Leo Reynolds via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: Tyler Durdan via Flickr, CC 2.0 Oh, one other thing: my blog = my sandbox.

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4 Ways To Tap Into Local Markets

Harp Interactive

Geotagging and local search optimization are two technology-based solutions that savvy marketers are using to attract the crucial local market segment. 4 Tips To Extend Market Reach Through Local Search Optimization & Geotagging.

3 Reasons List Posts Are Guaranteed Blog Traffic Boosters

Firebelly

And what if the headline had been “Boost your Blog Traffic” instead? What if the original title of this post had been “Boost Your Blog Traffic”? And I’ve seen blog posts and magazine articles that are just about that jumbled. Based on many of the blog posts and articles I’ve seen, it’s going to take a hell of a list to make those comprehensible. A blog post is around 300 – 400 words. Admit it.

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We'll Always Have Blogging

Social Media Marketing

Image credit: Express Monorail (Flickr) "Round up the usual suspects." Corporate blogging has been with us for quite some time, with some major companies having forayed into the space in the early to mid 2000s. Or is it that there's a purpose that isn't served by blogs? "I

How to Start a University Blog

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Katie Harris via Flickr , Creative Commons Connect with the people you serve The goal wasn’t to create a blog. So when the idea of a blog first entered my head, I shared it with all of them. You can’t start a blog like ours unless the community wants it.

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Blogging Is Dead

Social Media Marketing

Every year, pundits proclaim the death of blogging. In 2008, it was Wired , wondering if the rise of Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and the like would be more en vogue for individuals, who were getting pushed aside as the conglomerate professional blogs were beginning to take prominence.

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The Best Content Marketer? An Orange Cone

Firebelly

What Does Soccer Have to do With Content Marketing? If you want to succeed at content marketing, sometimes you only have to be an orange cone. You only have to write a blog post once a week, and tweet a few times a day, and dabble on LinkedIn or Facebook. You started blogging once a week. It’s a quiet little blog or Twitter account in your own quiet little corner of the world, but it’s getting results.

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing

Kikolani

As each year passes, blog marketing techniques evolve. If you’re a business, you may have the luxury of hiring an awesome Internet Marketing Company to keep up with the trends, but as individuals managing a blog for as a hobby or for profit, it’s up to you to not only maintain that blog but keep up with ways to increase traffic. Photo Credit: Alexander Henning Drachmann on Flickr. Blog Platform. How long should my blog posts be?

How Google Instant Might Impact Your Small Non-Profit

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Greig Christie via Flickr, Creative Commons Since Google Instant’s launch just over a month ago, digital marketers have been scrambling to figure out how search engine marketing strategies might need to change. Oh, one other thing: my blog = my sandbox.

How Reading Fairy Tales Can Improve Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Also… Image: Thom Watson via Flickr, Creative Commons OK, I’ll stop now, I can see you rolling your eyes, going, “Come on, act your age.&# Even when I am reading blogs or catching up on Reader. Oh, one other thing: my blog = my sandbox.

Talking The Social Media Walk

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Lars Plougmann via Flickr, Creative Commons Really, if you just read through the comments, there’s your follow-up blog post… but since I promised you one, you’re getting one. I’ll hopefully be expounding on those in a future blog post.&#

Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Martin LaBar via Flickr, Creative Commons And even many non-Christians will be relaxing, perhaps joining in the revelry (as many of my friends did when I was growing up in India). Oh, one other thing: my blog = my sandbox.

Ten Reasons PR Pros Should Blog

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Chris Lott via Flickr , Creative Commons One of the questions that Joe asked us was what our blogging experience has been like. Once you’ve been blogging for a bit, you’ll start being pitched. Blogging is a strange beast.

Keep It Simple In Marketing. Go Deeper In Sales.

Waxing UnLyrical

Effective marketing. Marketing is most effective when it pulls qualified leads into your pipeline, and that’s all about attracting. How can you hone your marketing messaging to its most compelling and simple form? So we could call this marketing. Keep it simple in marketing. Image: Dennis Skley via Flickr, CC 2.0. Subscribe to his blog at www.JackVincent.com or follow him on Twitter. . Keep It Simple In Marketing.

Weekly Roundup: Rethinking Color

Waxing UnLyrical

Sharon Pruitt via Flickr, CC 2.0 The cause marketing genius of the pink ribbon , from Cause Marketing. Cause-related marketing: seeing RED and pink , from Katya ‘s Non-Profit Marketing Blog. Color psychology and marketing , from precision intermedia.

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Marketing, Social Media & Branding Blogs in India

The Marketing Blog

37 am Marketing, Social Media & Branding Blogs in India Jump to Comments What XML feed of some of the best Social-media, Marketing and Branding blogs in India Why Thoughts inspired by Age of Conversation’s Douglas Karr. Primarily, there was a need for an XML/OPML file for india focussed blogs. Who All blog-readers who enjoy following trends/thoughts/insights/analysis on social-media , marketing and branding trends in India.

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