Are Blog Comments Dead? | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Are Blog Comments Dead? Written on July 30, 2010 by Justin Levy in blog , community , facebook , interactions , social media , twitter 23 Comments - Leave a comment!

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. How are consumers and b2b decision makers using social media in their buying processes? Social Media Facts and Stats.

7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Thanks to books like The New Community Rules , written by yours truly, Engage , Social Media 101 , and others, social media marketing is, for the time being, going to still be on people’s minds as they discover this bright and sunny marketing opportunity.

Non-Facebook Users: Please Comment Here

Ari Herzog

Scroll below his post to add a comment — and be forced to comment through Facebook. Whether or not you choose to share that comment on your Facebook wall is up to you, but it’s either comment with Facebook or don’t comment at all.

10 Dreadful Mistakes that Kill Your Comments

Kikolani

PageRank 5, Alexa rank about 15K and constantly dropping (in case you are not familiar with how Alexa rank works, the lower the number, the better), a wealth of comments on every post. And blog commenting is still one of the easiest ways to get backlinks.

Using Social Media to Make People Feel Special

Waxing UnLyrical

A social media lesson from hibachi. Specialness and social media. As PR pros, we have to find ways to make our clients feel special, the communities we build feel special, the media, bloggers & influencers we reach out to feel special, and so on.

Blogosphere Trends + Readability Scoring

ProBlogger

Blogger and “social media scientist” Dan Zarrella’s research found that posts written for lower grade levels were shared more often on Facebook—with those written on a second-grade level being shared about 40% more often than those written on a twelfth-grade level. Also, be aware that it may take the text of your comments into account when evaluating your site. Let us know in the comments! Blogosphere Trends + Readability Scoring.

Tweet After Death: How to Use Social Media to Live Forever

Waxing UnLyrical

If you’re a clever cookie, you already have figured out the rest of the story at this point: Social media philosopher ponders how to push his message into the future. Social media philosopher realizes he does this all the time with business. I don’t believe in ghosts.

Latest Social Media Tool Tips You Need To Know

SocialFish

There has been so much going on lately in the social media blogosphere that it seems the most efficient way to let you know the most important stuff is in a quick round-up post. Dirty little secrets: The trouble with Google’s social search (CNN).

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Tweet After Death: How to Use Social Media to Live Forever [Redux]

Waxing UnLyrical

If you’re a clever cookie, you already have figured out the rest of the story at this point: Social media philosopher ponders how to push his message into the future. Social media philosopher realizes he does this all the time with business.

Debunking Five Social Media Myths

Socialized

Social media, particularly its use in business communications, is still in its early days, and like anything new and different, there’s plenty of mythology surrounding it. The problem posed by certain of these myths is that they mislead those trying to adopt social media, and can lead to bad decisions, poorly implemented initiatives and unrealized expectations. and went on to cite statistics that show both e-mail and social networking use on the increase.

What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Interviews , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media , Websites > What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Social Media "Pioneers" Tell Why

Diva Marketing Blog

Recently many of my social media conversations seemed to be about the perception that social is a young person’s game. However, many of the people who began exploring social media 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 years ago were 30+ when they/we started working in this industry.

Blogging: Social Media is Not Only About Social Media Sites

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Well, for one, social media users — that is, users on social news sites such as Digg, Mixx, Reddit — are not particularly enthusiastic about the proliferation of marketers in their community. Social media is the new game in town.

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Need Social Media Coaching?

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Need Social Media Coaching? What does this have to do with Social Media? Well, hang on, you’ll find out… Everything changed in my world three years ago when I first learned about blogging, podcasting, vlogging, and something called, “New Media&#. Then I attended New Media Expo 2008. SOCIAL MEDIA!

Weekly Reads: Facebook, Marketing Trends and Social Media’s Effect on Stereotypes

Dave Fleet

Alongside my ongoing book reading challenge , I start off every day by reading the latest goings-on in the public relations, social media and tech blogosphere. Also: interactive marketing trends and how social media may break down gender stereotypes.

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Blogosphere Trends + Effective Calls to Action

ProBlogger

Even if you’re not selling anything (yet), you still want your audience to take action by commenting, interacting, sharing, Facebook “liking” your post, watching your videos, attending your events, etc. Example: Social Times ’s “ 10 Ways To Help Japan Through Social Media ”. In this example, the bloggers directly asks readers to vote in the poll and state their case in the comments. Blogosphere Trends + Effective Calls to Action.

5 Things True Social Media Experts Do Online

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There are a few jokes going around the blogosphere right now regarding what it means to be a social media expert. Quite simply: the true social media experts are willing to listen to the ideas of absolutely anybody in this space.

Super list of 50 social media links - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Super list of 50 social media links Have you ever wanted to know more about how to make a huge impact in social networking? 10 Habits of Highly Efficient Social Media Power Users Blogger or Mind-Reader?

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11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Taking this theme a little further, I decided to branch out into the blogosphere, but using the number seven this time around was a tad too limiting. There are so many blogs out there that regurgitate news, causing clutter in the blogosphere. Social media?

Top 25 Blogging and Social Media Posts on Kikolani

Kikolani

Fetching Friday Many great posts over the last year have been from my Fetching Friday series, where I compile the best posts of the week throughout the blogosphere on a variety of topics, including blogging, social media, SEO, personal development, and more. Commenting.

Social Media Lawsuits Protect Yourself From Them | Guest Posts.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Protecting Yourself From Social Media Lawsuits July 21st, 2010 |Written By: Indra Gardiner | View Comments Tweet Guest post by Indra Gardiner , founding partner and COO at BG Creative.

25 Guest Posts on Blogging, SEO and Social Media

Kikolani

Earlier this week, I shared the top 25 blogging and social media posts on Kikolani. Now I want to share some of my off-site content, as I have been doing a LOT of writing around the blogosphere. This year, I have had the fortune of being a regular contributor and guest blogger on a lot of awesome sites, including Social Media Examiner , Search Engine Journal , Search Engine Watch , Stay on Search , Vertical Measures , Famous Bloggers , and many others.

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Use CommentLuv for better comments - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Use CommentLuv for better comments I just finished my daily ritual of reading my favorite sites. Once I left a comment I saw that it had grabbed a feed from my site of the last post and added it. Leave a comment!

Need Social Media Coaching?

Taylor Marek

Now I’m not going to go around like other spammy websites in the blogosphere recommending you to buy this product of mine (pretend I’m waving something around), join an e-mail list (I only provide you with blog post updates and secret tidbits when something is new on my site), or *insert internet scam here*. What does this have to do with Social Media? Then I attended New Media Expo 2008. SOCIAL MEDIA! What about Social Media?

Need Social Media Coaching?

Taylor Marek

Now I’m not going to go around like other spammy websites in the blogosphere recommending you to buy this product of mine (pretend I’m waving something around), join an e-mail list (I only provide you with blog post updates and secret tidbits when something is new on my site), or *insert internet scam here*. What does this have to do with Social Media? Then I attended New Media Expo 2008. SOCIAL MEDIA! What about Social Media?

How Social We Are With Social Media

Ari Herzog

They say we lack social skills. Technology Does Make Us Less Social. As more and more technology enters our lives, primarily social media, are we actually becoming less and less social? In some ways, social media brings us closer.

A Blog is a Better Social Media Hub Than Twitter

Socialized

If you’re relying on Twitter as your social media hub, you’re limiting your potential for impact and influence. A third-party hosted blog (like the Socialized blog) requires a hosting plan and installation on a third-party server. I have a Tumblr page, often referred to as a tumble log, called Social Kapital , that I use for posting things I want to share but which are not related to the subjects I cover in my regular blog.

Should You Use a Third-Party Commenting System on Your Blog?

ProBlogger

If you’ve been blogging for anything more than a few months, you probably have come across blogs using third-party commenting systems like Disqus , Livefyre , Facebook Comments, Intense Debate , and more. Should I use a third-party commenting system on my site?”

iPhone 4 First Impressions

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking iPhone 4 First Impressions Written on June 25, 2010 by Justin Levy in iphone , video 6 Comments - Leave a comment!

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Social Media Mercury rising up in India

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media After Hiatus, Social Media Predictions & 2009 Indian startups need more Community Managers January 5, 2009.11:43 43 pm Social Media Mercury rising up in India Jump to Comments Let me start of by wishing everybody a very ‘Happy New Year 2009′ ! If I re-collect the recent developments, it is really fascinating to see so much happening on the ‘Social Media’ front in India.

Media140 Sydney: Social Media Twitter & Journalism

Laurel Papworth

I spoke at Media140 Sydney – I want to highlight some of the “arguments&# used against social media by the panels, also focus on Everybody co-creating The Human Narrative and the diminishing role of journalists who take news from one part of the community and deliver it to another part: It’s not YOUR content. I’m not a journalist who blogs, nor a blogger who has ever been paid for writing by a media organisation, nor journalist who is also an academic.

The New Dork - Entrepreneur State of Mind

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week | Main | Fans With Benefits: Add Value On Your Facebook Page » March 09, 2010 The New Dork - Entrepreneur State of Mind “Yeah, Now I’m in the Blogosphere.

Singapore Social Media Workshop for PR and Online Media: September 2011

Laurel Papworth

On 13th of September, 2011 I am teaching a social media workshop in Singapore, AND presenting at a conference. If you want to know how to put out a social media press release, how to set up an online community monitoring station and how to measure social media, this workshop is for you! You can also download the Social Media PR Singapore brochure from Scribd. Workshop B: Social Media Monitoring Tools and a Social Media Press Room.

My Reaction To Facebook Reactions

SocMed Sean

And the response in the social media space is nothing short of incredible! via GIPHY The news channels are covering it, social media experts, gurus, and wizards are clogging up the blogosphere with posts about how amazing they are. Comments.

Social Media is Scary - How to Address Junior Employees

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 So, what can you do to address the myriad reasons for social media being scary? I commented on everyone’s blogs.

Mass Engagement: How to Get Hundreds of Tweets & Comments On Your.

Viper Chill

Even though I do such little promotion, many posts get hundreds of retweets and comments. If you can get someone to comment on your blog, there’s a good chance you can get them to subscribe to it as well. Anyone can retweet, comment, or link to you once. Home What the F ?

Gov 2.0: Taking a Look Back at 2009 | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Gov 2.0: conferences, seminars, workshops, Twitter, and the blogosphere. What will be the new DoD social media policy ?

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. I write about Social Media and how it is being used as a conversational channel by individuals and organizations.

5 Visual Content Curation Ideas to Ramp Up Your Blog and Social Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

Social media and blogs require a certain frequency of posting to remain “viable” and effective. When searching for an image for a social media or blog post, search with emotive or action words instead of simply using keywords that you might use for SEO.

Does your brand take bloggers seriously?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Formerly known as The State of the Blogosphere the report has been renamed the 2013 Digital Influence Report because it takes a look at the broader social Internet as well as blogs and bloggers. The report reveals that among brand marketers, social spend in 2013 will increase substantially, but perhaps the budget is not being spent where impact would be the greatest. However brands are spending 57% of their social budgets on Facebook and only six per cent on blogs.

What’s the Secret to Monetizing Social Media?

ProBlogger

Have you been able to make money from social media? Just like Darren Rowse of Problogger, there are people and companies out there who are turning a profit with social media. I love what Gary Vaynerchuk says in this interview when asked, “How do you monetize social media?” His answer: the same way you monetize any other media. Social media is all about conversation. One company who is doing social media right is PETCO.

How to Get Traffic from the top Social Media Sites

Viper Chill

Affiliate SEO: How Websites Are Ranking in The Most Profitable Niches Written by Glen on September 14th, 2010 153 Comments Would you believe there’s a top ranking site in a niche with over 300,000 searches per month which only has 4 pages and spams forums for links? Home What the F ?

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