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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. By putting effort into the writing process, you reap the benefits of a community that supports you because you lift them through your words.

Why are CEOs Afraid of Going Social?

SocialFish

The blogosphere is abuzz with the results of a new CEO.com survey which looked for social media accounts for all of the CEOs of the Fortune 500, and found that 70% of CEOs are not using social media. The CEO and their executive team set the tone for the kind of culture they want.

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.

Should PR and Marketing pay bloggers to post?

The Way of the Web

February 18th, 2010 · View Comments The concept of paying bloggers to create a post about your product or service is not a new one – and it’s becoming more of an accepted practice by both PR and Marketing teams, and bloggers themselves.

Successful Blogging for Small and Medium Businesses

Akamai Marketing

Blogs for business are an outstanding tool for business, they can build community, be the backbone of your social media program, and drive traffic to your website, just for starters. Are you trying to create community? Think beyond the marketing team.

25 Ways to Create Shareable Content

Convince & Convert

If you have an active community on your blog or on one of the social networks, read the comments! Or you’re sitting with your team, figuring out what your content is going to look like for the next 30 days. You’ll find this happening in the blogosphere every year.

Will Social Media Influence The Travel Channel Launch's of "Deep Fried America?" An interview with host Jay Ducote

Diva Marketing Blog

What makes Jay especially relevant to the Diva Marketing community is his use of social media, aka Social TV, to promote his on-air opportunity on the Food Network and to leverage the social buzz to encourage Scripps Networks Interactive to pick up the Deep Fried America pilot.

PIN’s: The Future of Private Link Building

Viper Chill

This isn’t some “SEO is Dead” article you see go viral in the SEO blogosphere every six months, but a genuine prediction based on how Google search results have evolved over the last few years. Their company is worth hundreds of billions and mine, well…isn’t.

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IBM Social Computing Guidelines

Buzz Marketing for Technology

These guidelines aimed to provide helpful, practical advice—and also to protect both IBM bloggers and IBM itself, as the company sought to embrace the blogosphere. In 1997, IBM recommended that its employees get out onto the Internet—at a time when many companies were seeking to restrict their employees Internet access. In 2005, the company made a strategic decision to embrace the blogosphere and to encourage IBMers to participate.

Influencer Marketing: Interview With Danica Kombol

Diva Marketing Blog

Influencer marketing's roots began in the blogosphere programs of what we called blogger relations. This day and age, most brands get it and have built out robust social media teams of their own. And it really is a community. To celebrate Diva Marketing's 12th Blog Birthday (!).

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I selected influencers in all different “walks of life&# and areas of influence, from the blogosphere to the power users of Digg to founders of successful startups and authors of bestselling books. They know that I actually care about my community and that they’re not an audience.

wordpress Resources at siteground

Social Media Strategery

Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 You see, the current state of the social media blogosphere is very much like an echo chamber , in that a bunch of social media evangelists, strategists, gurus, and other experts are talking to and amongst one another.

Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

This list includes female bloggers that cover a huge variety of topics in the blogosphere. Her latest posts include Why Companies Need to Free Their Case Studies , Traits of the Perfect Success Story Interviewee , and What’s Missing From This Ad.

Will Social Media Influence The Travel Channel Launch's of "Deep Fried America?" An interview with host Jay Ducote

Diva Marketing Blog

What makes Jay especially relevant to the Diva Marketing community is his use of social media, aka Social TV, to promote his on-air opportunity on the Food Network and to leverage the social buzz to encourage Scripps Networks Interactive to pick up the Deep Fried America pilot.

The Bamboo Project Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Companies that didnâ??t Facebook or LinkedIn) or other communities of practiceâ?? The investment these companies will make in blogs, social networks, and communities will â??stimulate Learning is immersion of yourself in a community of practice and web of interactions.

9 LinkedIn Users Describe Themselves

Ari Herzog

Founder of the 12for12k Challenge, a community-driven social media charity initiative to connect globally and help locally. Worked with some of the biggest companies in tech and digital, including RIM, Microsoft Canada, IBM, British Telecom and LG Electronics. Specialties : Business consulting, social media, community building, business relationships, branding, marketing, mobile applications, digital marketing, social education, non-profits. Community management.

Seth Godin on Steroids: Here’s My Evernote Password

Viper Chill

” Source: Fast Company. “ HuffPo employs 486 people, including a social team of seven, a community team of six plus 30 moderators and more than 300 in editorial, and manages 30,000 unpaid bloggers (10,000 of which have posted in the last 90 days).

12 Blogging Income Streams [And the Story of My 10 Year 'Overnight' Success]

ProBlogger

Other blogs in Alice’s niche were running online courses, selling out hundred people live events around the country, selling ads to fortune 500 companies, authoring best selling eBook and more.

When is Brand Evangelism a Crime? Exploring the Royal Caribbean.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In my upcoming book, The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web ( Amazon link ), which is slated to be released in late Spring, I talk about the importance of brand evangelism as part of an effective community management strategy.

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Jumping Over a Mountain | chrisbrogan.com

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I believe we’re going to shift back to thinking customer service and community management are the core and not the fringe. Big companies like IBM and Juniper Systems are developing telecommuting platforms for government. Every company I have worked at did it backwards.

What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

People do not want to hear from companies as represented by marketers, they want to hear from other people. You can also not use the tools correctly or not behave appropriately within communities around the tools and market poorly.

The Bamboo Project Blog: 21st Century Workplace Literacy: What Does that Mean and How Do We Engage More People in the Discussion?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

It seems to me that technology and dramatically different ways of doing business (virtual teams, etc.) The ability to work in teams; 2. regarding us as "individuals with needs" while we function "inter-dependently within communities. However, I think the people in the blogosphere now honestly want to learn about the future. We can better worry about all the people NOT in the blogosphere. Services for Companies and Organizations. The Bamboo Project Blog.

Make Money Blogging: Start the New Year by Increasing Your Income Streams

ProBlogger

Other blogs in Alice’s niche were running online courses, selling out hundred people live events around the country, selling ads to fortune 500 companies, authoring best selling eBook and more.

How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social media connections are those I know through a variety of online forums, the blogosphere, Twitter, and the like (but I generally don’t befriend someone immediately; I still give it time). Tamar is also the author of The New Community Rules (July 2009).

7 Blogging Mistakes to Avoid in 2017

ProBlogger

After all, the blogosphere is really a community – and we’re all in it together. Some real-life examples: “Join our community of 300,000+ bloggers” – Problogger.net has one of the most effective CTA. If your answer was highly likely, you’re in good company.

Social Media is Scary - How to Address Junior Employees

Social Media Strategery

Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 I pulled together some basic briefings and white papers, but never really got traction beyond my core team. Now, anytime anyone in my company searches the terms “social media&# or “Web 2.0″

eLearning & Deliberative Moments: The present and future of Personal Learning Environments (PLE)

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This article has been compiled after tracking recent conversations in the blogosphere and following social bookmarks. Software development companies are keen to make their product or service a nexus of attention. eLearning & Deliberative Moments.

Stop the Posturing About Government 2.0 and Do It Already

Social Media Strategery

Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 Time to step out of the echo chamber of the social media blogosphere. I encourage all of my fellows in government to find ways to meet their mission needs through community building and social media technologies.

The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This

Viper Chill

On the Daily Muse profile of Mashable, a member of their team – Brian – has the following job description: “He keeps Mashable on top of everything viral. Michael Arrington left, as did their CEO Heather and a bunch of their well-known writing team.

Where Does 'Transparency' Fit In The New Social Media Marketing Model?

Diva Marketing Blog

Unlike most business strategies, social media is built on a culture that is developed by the people who are involved in digital communities. we opened it up to the community to discuss on our blogs, on Twitter and in a few emails. in the end it isn't the bloggers, the company or the agency that will dictate the success.it's The company name on that person’s business card doesn’t matter. brand/company, then I think complete transparency is called for.

Personal Knowledge Management - Pollard

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In order they were (1) strong pre-existing relationship with someone on the team, (2) fit and likability of the pursuit team, (3) senior face time spent with client key decision makers during the pursuit process, (4) technical competency and experience of the pursuit team, (5) understanding of the clients processes and organization, and (6) understanding of the clients business and industry. Fast Company Blog. Intentional Communities. Fast Company.

How to Save the World - PKM An Update

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In order they were (1) strong pre-existing relationship with someone on the team, (2) fit and likability of the pursuit team, (3) senior face time spent with client key decision makers during the pursuit process, (4) technical competency and experience of the pursuit team, (5) understanding of the clients processes and organization, and (6) understanding of the clients business and industry. Fast Company Blog. Intentional Communities. Fast Company.

Social Media Lawsuits Protect Yourself From Them | Guest Posts.

Convince & Convert

If your team uses social media at work, particularly for clients, you’ve got to have a policy. Companies must also uphold privacy laws. I think the issues of copyright and responsibility are going to continue to grow and deserve much more attention in the blogosphere. I had experience in defending our company's trademark when someone used it for a vanity URL and it was pretty effortless.

PKM and the Organization - Pollard

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Many companies that jumped early onto the KM bandwagon have all but abandoned it, while many organizations that waited are now repeating the mistakes of the pioneers. Organizations provided staff with access to the Internet, but most of those who were inclined to use it already had it at home and were using it there, without the restrictions imposed by the company -- so that, too, was of marginal benefit. Fast Company Blog. Intentional Communities. Fast Company.

Micro Persuasion: Turn Gmail Into Your Personal Nerve Center

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Data Shows English Blogosphere Has Peaked » Sunday, February 25, 2007. Companies spend tens of millions of dollars on IT infrastructures, communications technologies and intranet platforms, yet ask employees what tools they would prefer to use at work and what will they tell you? I highly recommend this service, it has a very talented and dedicated team working on it, constantly coming up with very potent upgrades and as unbelievable as it is - its a FREE service.

How to Build a Superblog: Insights from the Technorati Top 10

Viper Chill

A site’s authority may rapidly rise and fall depending on what the blogosphere is discussing at the moment, and how often a site produces content being referenced by other sites. I personally don’t care for their constant posts about Twitter, but the Twitter community does.

Confessions of a CKO: What I Should Have Done

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I have already written about where I think KM is headed: From content to connectivity , with social networking applications and expertise-finding and community-building processes taking over in priority from the populating and management of massive, just-in-case, context free repositories of documents, and From corporate content management to personal. Fast Company Blog. Fast Company. WHAT THE BLOGOSPHERE WANTS MORE OF.

Living Self-Employed Online: The Manual They Forgot to Give You

Viper Chill

I had just left a job which for the previous two years saw me working with companies like Nissan, Hewlett Packard and Land Rover as their social media manager. You don’t have to pretend you’re behind a huge company. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008 I do a lot of surfing. Some for entertainment, some for blogging research.

Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008 - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008 I do a lot of surfing. Some for entertainment, some for blogging research.