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Social Networking Lines Get Blurred With the unprecedented growth of Facebook, it has become the largest social networking platform by far. Is this because social networking is new? The Real Life Social Network v2 View more documents from Paul Adams.

7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

My friend (and client, but he’s a friend first) Shashi Bellamkonda is, I think, genetically-wired to try and talk about new things – no doubt why he’s Network Solutions’ “social media swami,&# and he mentioned it. It really is a community.

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

Kikolani

Do you have a burning question you want to ask the support team at a popular social network, but you gave up because you couldn’t find the actual contact form through the endless maze of self-serve support documentation? Request for Community-Created Page Review.

Annual Social Media Budget Planning For Companies And Bloggers

SocMed Sean

If your or your organization is actively engaging in the social media space, you need to analyze your current budget allocation and either confirm or increase that commitment to social media in your budget planning activities. The Reality Of Social Media Budget Planning.

What A Dog’s Cancer Taught Me About Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Other things take priority over the time one spends blogging, tweaking, editing, linking… and when there is a team of bloggers to manage, that is a lot of time, even if one has help. We are a community.

Thank you Google, for the Antithesis of a More Social Network

Waxing UnLyrical

But I wanted to give my bloggers a voice. Keeping the early adopter community in context, t here isn’t a desire to connect more, or even connect better. The need for a social network that automatically aggregates all my “friends&# and then cuts off the irrelevant noise.

The other side of Social Networking

The Marketing Blog

47 am The other side of Social Networking Jump to Comments Social networking is making a deep(er) penetration in our lives,(our? Consultants are enjoying the social-media revolution. However, a couple of bitter events, connected with Facebook and Orkut, the biggest community sites question the growth of social n/w. Young Indian teenager has lost his life and social n/w site Orkut played a big role in his death.

Does your brand take bloggers seriously?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Brands are flocking to Facebook but are overlooking the significant opportunities and value that bloggers bring to digital marketing initiatives, according to the T echnorati 2013 Digital Influence Report. Technorati is not the voice of blogging authority that it once was, but each year the advertising network publishes a report that is required reading for internet marketers. However brands are spending 57% of their social budgets on Facebook and only six per cent on blogs.

Want to Learn How to Rock the Top 3 Social Networks?

Kikolani

It’s entitled 40+ Tips on How to Become a Social Media Rockstar on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ – the three social networks I feel are the most important. Bloggers and businesses can both benefit from the information laid out in this post!

Facebook Removal of Fanpages. Community Pages.

Laurel Papworth

I teach a hub and spoke approach to social media connectivity – create a hub that YOU control, use the Facebook/Twitters/Youtubes to distribute to spokes. One of the reasons I moved off Blogger (Google hosting) onto my own ISP hosted site, by the way, was for that very reason.

How to structure glocal communication on Social Media

Mindjumpers

In December 2013 I started writing my master thesis and teamed up with Mindjumpers because I was curious about glocalization on social media. My thesis, with the title ‘Digital Glocalization – Strategic Communication on Social Media’, investigates how global brands communicate locally on social media and which challenges glocalization on social media causes.

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Case Study: Blogger Outreach for Oxfam America’s International Women’s Day 2012 Campaign

Waxing UnLyrical

You might remember my telling you about this ; long story short, we were asked to provide digital support for the campaign; specifically, to engage bloggers with the goal of raising awareness for the campaign and the work that OA does to empower women around the globe.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Every time I tell someone I’m a Community Manager , I get a varied response. Really, many people trying to describe Online Community Managers, end up sounding like this: Others may know what Community Manager is, but don’t know exactly how much it entails.

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

As tomorrow is an historic day – The Australian and other news.com sites move behind the paywall – what WILL we pay for, what SHOULD we pay for and what OTHER revenues streams are being missed by News.com refusal to build online communities around their content?

7 Surefire Ways StumbleUpon Can Make You A Better Blogger

SocMed Sean

For a while now, I have been hearing stories about how other bloggers are getting great traffic results from StumbleUpon. Until recently, I just saw it as another social bookmarking tool like Digg , Delicious , or Reddit.

5 Reasons You Should Become Part of the SERPd Community

Kikolani

This is a guest post by Gerald Weber , search engine optimization blogger and co-founder of SERPd. For those of you that haven’t heard, there is a new SEO, social media voting site called SERPd. Here are 5 reasons you should join the SERPd community today.

How to Influence People in Online Communities

SocialFish

All of them are smart and savvy bloggers, and we know you’ll enjoy what they have to say! Have you developed and adopted a code of conduct statement for your community? A code of conduct gives your community a direction and helps define its identity.

The Blogosphere is Thriving

Mindjumpers

People today speak of the blogosphere as a collective term of bloggers. The blogosphere, even though it is spread across the world, can be considered as social network in itself or a community where people are inspired by each other and share information and views.

TV Show about Bloggers – Project Alpha, Malaysia

Laurel Papworth

Is blogging interesting to anyone other than social media kool aid drinkers? Anyway here’s Malaysia’s attempt at moving more mainstream with merging blogs with traditional media: Project Alpha is Malaysia’s first online TV Show about bloggers.

A Tale of Two Communities Part II – Salesforce.com

SocialFish

This post is the second in a two-part series where guest blogger Garry Polmateer , former association executive currently working at NimbleUser helping organizations with Salesforce, looks at two online brands through the lens of the concepts in our book, Open Community.

The New Competition: For-Profit Communities with Deep Pockets

SocialFish

——— While catching up on my reading last week, I spotted this opening sentence in a Pando Daily article : “In the fourth part of our totally unofficial, accidental series on how vertical professional social networks are changing the way industries work, we bring you…healthcare.”.

HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers

Kikolani

HootSuite offers many great features that can aid bloggers in managing their Twitter accounts for blogging uses including promotion, monitoring, keyword tracking, reputation management and more. Are you on a contributor on a multi-author blog, such as Famous Bloggers ? social media ?

Interview with Heather Morgan Shott of Meredith's Mixing Bowl Social Network Community

Diva Marketing Blog

New social networking communities seem to be on every virtual corner these days. Marketers understand that social media can be a powerful strategy that supports niche or segmentation marketing. It doesn’t work to just build a community and then abandon it.

Every Social Network is Different: Here's What You Need to Know

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you use Twitter regularly, you’d see that it wins as a social news site that provides instantaneous news — at least of that caliber. The story announcing Heath Ledger’s death was made popular with 13 minutes of submission to the social news site.

A Tale of Two Communities Part 1 – Volkswagen

SocialFish

This post is the first in a two-part series where guest blogger Garry Polmateer , former association executive currently working at NimbleUser helping organizations with Salesforce, looks at two online brands through the lens of the concepts in our book, Open Community. Open Community

A Nation of Bloggers: Good or Bad?

Laurel Papworth

Steve Jobs says he doesn’t want a “nation of bloggers&# rather something with “editorial oversight&#. I suspect that Koehler might also prefer editorial oversight – given that he just quit because bloggers picked up on a story that mainstream media missed. I don’t want us to see us descend into a nation of bloggers,” says Jobs. “I “I didn’t topple Horst Koehler … And nor was it all the bloggers in Germany.

Facebook’s little secret…

Sherrilynne Starkie

It seems a lot of bloggers are reposting some of their blog’s most popular posts from the past as part of their summer editorial strategy. It’s based on how I helped one company start its journey into social media by creating a Facebook secret group.

Public Relations becomes Community Relations – Social Media

Laurel Papworth

If you have the relationship with the community, and they like and respect you, it’s tough to turf you out and go with a competitor agency. Build and manage the community and you automatically take on a “public relations manager&# role. But tomorrow, the company that manages say, the largest community of women in the right demographic online, becomes a public relations company. Seeking Australian mum bloggers to write about what they love to write about. ?What

The Blogger and Marketer's Cheat Sheet to Getting High Profile.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

A blogger might say that he wants to write for a specific publication, sending emails and instant messages asking, “Hey, I really like that you write for this publication. Don’t expect a blogger to change his posts from the past. The same with bloggers.

Bloggers Are Not Journalists – But They Are Abducted, Imprisoned Tortured and Assassinated the Same #HowManyMore

Laurel Papworth

Shares Extract: George Brandis today said that “Bloggers are not Journalists” meaning they don’t need the same protection. It’s probably worth investigating the number of bloggers killed in the “Line of Duty”… Today, George Brandis Attorney General for Australia stated that “ bloggers are not journalists ” in regard to the #metadata debate (Government accessing Big Data vs Privacy debate). It’s actually Social Media.

Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

I took a look at 14 lists that have come out over the last year for the top bloggers, social media marketers, search marketers, and entrepreneurs. This list includes female bloggers that cover a huge variety of topics in the blogosphere. Arie is a social media savvy web 2.0

A Guide to Marketing on Tumblr

Mindjumpers

Thanks to these functions, Tumblr has a social structure that allows you to connect with your target group on a level that can be hard to achieve on other blogging platforms. Your tactics should aim to make your brand become a valuable asset to the Tumblr community you are trying to reach.

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Services & Tools for Bloggers

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media Social Technographics Ladder Xtees.com – A Unique t-shirt selling hub June 12, 2008.3:18 18 am Services & Tools for Bloggers Jump to Comments Ever since the philosophy of blogging has become popular a lot has happened in the blogosphere planet. There was a time when traditional bloggers used to rely on ms-word because of comfort factor and less exposure with web-based blogging clients. Services & Tools for Bloggers [.]

Choosing a blogging service: Blogger, Tumblr or Wordpress

Mindjumpers

Blogger Blogger is Google’s blogging platform and one of the most widely used free blogging services. In that way it is more or less easy to connect with other bloggers on the Tumblr platform, but it can also be a downside that it is a closed community with no external comment options.

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Changing Trends in Social Media Can Influence Your Business Model (part II)

Mindjumpers

Tweet Written by Nabanita Roy , who is a web enthusiast and blogger currently working as a Community Development Executive at forums.com. In my previous post, I have given an overview of the changing trends in social media. Take a look: Social networking: Connect, Share, Engage.

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25 of the Best Blogging Tools to Make You a Better Blogger

Rebekah Radice

25 of the Best Blogging Tools to Make You a Better Blogger. It’s more than a tool, it’s a writing community. Benefits: Track mentions across the web, on social, and by influence. Benefits: Research top performing content based on social shares. Social Fave.

Mainstream editors will get articles from bloggers with audience

Laurel Papworth

Why traditional media editors will turn to bloggers for articles in the future. Social media = content PLUS audience. Someone who is held in high regard in that industry or specialist topic, who has an audience of other people interested in that topic and who has now had 3 or 4 years of writing/blogging and retaining interest of the online community? If you are a freelance journalist investigating social media , particularly one with a specialist ken, get blogging.

How Social Media Has Changed Public Relations For Brands

Mindjumpers

Tweet Social media has no doubt changed the way brands communicate with customers and the how they prefer to be seen and heard. In the following post, I will highlight the changes brought about by social media in the field of Public Relations and how PR pros can use it to their advantage.

Blogs, Message Boards and Social Networks Now Daily Destinations for Many Women

Proactive Report

. If you are marketing to women and are not yet fully engaged in blogs and social networks, take note of the latest BlogHer-iVillage 2010 Social Media Matters Study. . 73% of online women are now active social media users, engaging weekly or more often with top social media platforms. That should get you fired up to get all your news and information visible in search and push blogger outreach to the top of your list of “must master&# this year.

Social Media Clout: Klout them up – don’t you know who I am?

Laurel Papworth

Klout is the social media ranking tool – tells companies how influential a twitterer or blogger or Pinterester is in influencing others to find, filter and forward their stuff. But Klout gives PR people a way of telling who on social media can get messages to the most people.

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