Is Social Conversation a Myth?

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 Is Social Conversation a Myth? Yet, Mitch doesn’t see it happening in social media.

7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 7 Truths About Social Media Marketing 7 Truths About Social Media Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on April 8, 2010 Share Even though social media isn’t new to many of us, the world is waking up to this new shiny toy. Social media is a lengthy, tedious process.

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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. Social media philosopher realizes he can schedule messages as far into the future as he likes. I’m into social media and good at what I do, but this isn’t really complicated technology.

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. Social media philosopher realizes he can schedule messages as far into the future as he likes. I’m into social media and good at what I do, but this isn’t really complicated technology.

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. He converses everywhere.). 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.

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. At the time we stepped into what was fondly called, The Blogosphere , it was an unproven direction to take business communications. It should be an open conversation about life.

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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How Social We Are With Social Media

Ari Herzog

They say we lack social skills. They observe we walk around constantly looking down at our phones and never start any conversations with people around us. 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. And the whole blogosphere enables me to converse with like-minded people.

Social Media Tips From Around The Web

Diva Marketing Blog

Since Diva Marketing (Blog) launched in 2004, social media has gone through changes that have disrupted our digital experience. Long form text posts (blogs) have been joined by short form content that includes various forms of media from photos (Pinterest, Instagram) to video (Snapchat, Pericsope). to a few talented social media/marketing bloggers who will shed some light on the Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram and of course blogs. .

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? What skills, though, do successful social media marketers have that put these individuals above the average (or addicted) social media user, and better yet, above the traditional marketer?

Blogging: Social Media is Not Only About Social Media Sites

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing > Blogging: Social Media is Not Only About Social Media Sites Blogging: Social Media is Not Only About Social Media Sites by Tamar Weinberg on January 23, 2008 Share Often, I hear from people who complain that social media doesn’t do anything for their “marketing&# efforts.

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Social Media Tips From Around The Web

Diva Marketing Blog

Since Diva Marketing (Blog) launched in 2004, social media has gone through changes that have disrupted our digital experience. Long form text posts (blogs) have been joined by short form content that includes various forms of media from photos (Pinterest, Instagram) to video (Snapchat, Pericsope). to a few talented social media/marketing bloggers who will shed some light on the Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram and of course blogs. .

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.

5 Things True Social Media Experts Do Online

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > 5 Things True Social Media Experts Do Online 5 Things True Social Media Experts Do Online by Tamar Weinberg on February 2, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Glen Allsopp , a 20-year-old genius who has been in this industry for as long as I remember — and you can tell he’s got a knack for brilliance.

11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing > 11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s 11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s by Tamar Weinberg on February 23, 2010 Share A few weeks ago, I posted about the seven characteristics of highly effective online video. There are so many blogs out there that regurgitate news, causing clutter in the blogosphere. Social media?

What Is Your One Big Truth About Social Media?

Diva Marketing Blog

Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Pinterest and other social networks changed how we think about "social media" from those long ago days of the blogosphere. However, I wondered if the "truths" of social media also changed. . Is social media still about people-to-people conversations or is monetization the focus? Has social media become a ghost writer''s paradise or is transparency still critical? The truth is like the sun.

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. The video The New Dork-Entrepreneur State of Mind is a spoof of Jay-Z andAlicia Keys’ song Empire State of Mind , but with a particular spotlight on the world of social networking.

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.

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.

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. I’ve been active in the blogosphere for over 12 years and have known some great food bloggers. I now speak of Bite & Booze not as a blog, but as a culinary media company.

Setting the Hook: Fishing for New Readers with Social Media Lures

ProBlogger

Modern media speed and information overload has caused readers to be more cautious with the way they spend their time reading or browsing. One of the major topics on ProBlogger lately has been social media. While search engines have been very important in the development of the Internet, social media has led a revolution in how we interact with content. I feel that the onslaught of social media has exacerbated the short attention spans of Internet readers.

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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. I’ve been active in the blogosphere for over 12 years and have known some great food bloggers. I now speak of Bite & Booze not as a blog, but as a culinary media company.

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. The concepts of transparency, authenticity, honesty and passion for the topic/brand have evolved as 'society norms' for communicating and forming relationships in the world of the social web. As marketers began to use social media platforms like blogs, Twitter, Facebook, etc., clients’ social media channels?

Check-in on Product Discussion and Get Rewarded on German Rating Site

Mindjumpers

It markets itself as a social network, which lets users share their product experiences. Therefore, by engaging in conversation with other users of a given product, customers can inspire each other and share useful advice. As being the key element within social media, your brand becomes a lot more transparent. The Blogosphere is Thriving. Tweet On the web, multiple sites for collecting customers’ ideas on different products and goods are available.

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10 Outreach Tools Every Marketer Needs

Kikolani

Over the years, the blogosphere has evolved into a prosperous hunting ground for marketers, entrepreneurs and individuals seeking to promote their projects and ideas. That way, one is able to spot people who cover the topics you seek to get into and inspect how they are doing on social media. So, get the buzz started and utilize this tool as an indispensable part of your social media toolbox.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Business , Google , Industry News , Internet , Interviews , Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media , Viral Marketing , Web Design > Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009 Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009 by Tamar Weinberg on January 5, 2010 Share It’s my birthday! The article has examples of how social media worked too.

24 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides, Tips and Tools of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

With Google’s most recent Panda algorithm updates, attributes like content freshness and social signals (strengths of blogs, not corporate websites) will gain increased importance in search ranking. But as the blogosphere continues to expand (as noted by Diana Adams below), it becomes more difficult to stand out and be heard above the noise. Much of it comes down to appropriate social etiquette, and always striving to add value to the conversation.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media , Viral Marketing > When is Brand Evangelism a Crime? 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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Stop the Posturing About Government 2.0 and Do It Already

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Stop the Posturing About Government 2.0 Development , Social Media Stand Out and Do Something! Time to stop predicting how the Obama administration is going to use social media. Time to stop whining about all of the challenges involved with bringing social media to the government.

Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Sites: General The Big Boys of Social Bookmarking: The Top 20 Sites (10e20): Chris Winfield ranks the top 20 social bookmarking sites by their Alexa rankings and gives a short description of what each does — in case you haven’t ventured beyond Digg. 24 Do-Follow Social Bookmarking Sites that Actually Work (Caroline Middlebrook): Get some powerful links on some of these lesser-known social sites. Are You a Social Media Idiot?

Successfully Engaging Customers with a Cause

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Case Study at the Media Convergence Forum from Liz Cahill, VP of Marketing and Communications of Lee Jeans 13 years ago Lee recognized women were the top consumers of their jeans. it's no longer about pushing information out – it's about consumers generating conversations. They also used The Office TV show to create a Public Service Announcement (PSA) and got a 60% conversion rate because of that program off of YouTube.

Journoggers – Journalists that blog

Laurel Papworth

While some journalists adapt to the new writing style well, understanding the media shifts and blogging well as part of the blogosphere, other journalists that blog – let’s call them journoggers – stand apart from the blogosphere, raiding it for content, and disturbing equilibrium. As the BBC tells it’s journos to start using social media as a primary source – or leave journalism – what are the repercussions in social spaces?

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, ASW11 & Productivity Systems

Kikolani

The simple technique that will make everything you write more popular – and it’s not SEO or social media related. Win a free review of your blog and social media – a $199 value for simply signing up to an email list that should be great (not to mention also comes with a free bonus on goal setting for your blog). Politics have hit social media – simple infographic with intersting statistics. Social Media / Social Networking.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Chicago Lightning

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. How to easily find guest posting opportunities – from what you read to searching on social media. Exploring loyalty in the blogosphere – are bloggers transient with their loyalty, or does it depend on the community? Social Media / Social Networking.

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The Battle (and Blending) of Social and Search Rages On

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly Work: Social Media Optimization Summits | Main | 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week » February 11, 2010 The Battle (and Blending) of Social and Search Rages On A lot has been happening in the social and search (and social search) realms in the past few weeks. Search engines and social networks are competing (and combining) in a myriad of ways.

10 Simple Things You Can Do To Improve Your Blog Posts

Kikolani

Start the Conversation. They say social media is where the conversations take place. That might be true, but before there was a Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest, there were plenty of discussions taking place in the blogosphere. The more people you get talking, the better, and for you, starting the conversation on your blog could be as simple as ending a good post with a question. Get Social With It. This is a guest post by Heather Higgins.

Bring Back The Blog

Diva Marketing Blog

As social networks like Twitter, Facebook and the like grab center stage of the social media world blogging seems almost retro. Maybe it's because I "grew-up" in social media beginning with blogs that this funny little word packs a big punch for me. Bring Back The Blog will be a sometimes series that highlights some of the great work in the blogosphere. In Biz Tips Blog be sure to catch this Five Social Media Mistakes.

Interview With Alex Brown On "Non Glory" A Video Series

Diva Marketing Blog

. I've often said the social web gives more than it takes. We met in the "blogosphere" in 2009 when he was managing one of the first and most innovative online communities for Wharton. Needless to say Alex is a pioneer in digital media. He was able to combined his marketing talents and social media skills to build an amazing horse advocay community. Video is where many see the growth of digital media. that are relevent to the conversation.

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Ten Reasons PR Pros Should Blog

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Ten Reasons PR Pros Should Blog November 10th, 2010 Tweet Last week, Joe Hackman hosted Danny Brown , Gini Dietrich and me on his BlogTalkRadio show, aptly entitled PRapalooza. Last week on BNET, I talked about the two critical elements of the perfect media pitch ; the subject line, and the first paragraph of the email.

Twitter Search or Instagram Search: Which is Better for Business?

Diva Marketing Blog

Recently I was chatting with long time BBF, Paul Chaney , about the changes in social media from the days when we began in what was then called The Blogosphere. He’s written four books that cover the topics of business blogging, social media marketing, and social commerce, the most notable of which is entitled "The Digital Handshake: Seven Proven Strategies to Grow Your Business Using Social Media," published by John Wiley and Sons in 2009.

11 Common Mistakes That People Make With Their Personal Brands.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Internet , Marketing > 11 Common Mistakes That People Make With Their Personal Brands 11 Common Mistakes That People Make With Their Personal Brands by Tamar Weinberg on October 7, 2010 Share This is a guest post from James Adams. Social Media Advertising Building your personal brand is about interacting with others and establishing your credentials.

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Should Digital Sabbaticals Be Planned to End?

Ari Herzog

I practiced engaging with myself and in conversation, with empathy. I can’t help but wonder how her perspective would be different if she returned to the blogosphere and Twitterville at an undetermined day and time and not a date she scheduled in advance. Related posts: New Digital Online Social Media. Gwen Bell left cyberspace last month. She produced no tweets and her blog lay empty. Other places she frequented on the web were also void of her voice.