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. The blogosphere in many ways reflect public opinion and influential bloggers are part of forming the public debate. This makes the blogosphere a powerful entity reflecting many people’s opinion.

Blog posts about social media

Direct Marketing Observations

A tongue in cheek observation of the social media blogosphere. social media social media pie chartI’m sure I could add a few more slices, what would you add?

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The Blogosphere in 2010

Social Media Marketing

I just found the State of the Blogosphere in 2010 report over at BlogHerald. It's chock full of lots of data about blogs and the bloggers who blog them, taken from the BlogPulse survey that includes over 150,000,000 blogs.

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.

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.

7 Ways To Build Your Brand In The Blogosphere

ProBlogger

It’s a great way to connect with potential customers – the blogosphere gives you a ready-made audience who are already interested in your type of product or service. If you’re wondering how to turbocharge your brand in the blogosphere, here are seven ways to get you started. By promoting bloggers to your existing social media channels, you give them the exposure they’re trying to build. 7 Ways To Build Your Brand In The Blogosphere.

Monday’s 5 Social Media Must-Reads

Firebelly

Below are 5 social media must-reads that we wouldn’t want you to miss. 30 Brilliant Social Media Marketing Tips From 2011. By Corey Eridon With so many great social media marketing tips getting shared in the blogosphere, we wanted to pass along some of the best tips and ideas that came up in 2011. The State of Social Marketing 2011 – 2012. By Brian Solis At the end of 2011, Social marketing stands at a profound crossroads.

Monday’s 5 Social Media Must-Reads

Firebelly

Below are 5 social media must-reads from last week that we wouldn’t want you to miss. 9 Ways to Transform Your Website Into a Social Media Hub. By Rich Brooks Should your website be social? Are you looking to turn that static website into an interesting social media–enabled destination? We will also look at the roadblocks when using Facebook’s self-serve and what to look out for if and when you assess which social solution to use.

Blogosphere Trends + Effective Calls to Action

ProBlogger

Example: Social Times ’s “ 10 Ways To Help Japan Through Social Media ”. Kimberly Turner is a cofounder of Regator , a site that curates the best of the blogosphere, as well as an award-winning print journalist. Blogosphere Trends + Effective Calls to Action. You might be saying, “I’m a blogger, not a sales person. I create content. Why would I need to worry about calls to action?” But if you are, I’d encourage you to adjust your thinking.

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. 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. Isn''t that what blogs and social media are all about?

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?

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. Facebook is at the centre this week – four of the seven articles incorporate the dominant social network – from conflict over Egypt, to UFC broadcasting fights, to creating an engagement guide for your organization. TEDTalks: Johanna Blakley: Social media and the end of gender.

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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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Behind the Curtain of a Sports Social Media Giant

Convince & Convert

Bryan Srabian , Director of Social Media for the San Francisco Giants , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss dedicating a physical space to social, basing an editorial calendar on the baseball game schedule, and how to handle rivalries in the Twittersphere. This week: From ExactTarget , a free ebook called The Mathematics of Social Marketing. Social Media Stat of the Week: NFL hires 32 bloggers. Holy Social.

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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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!

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. And the whole blogosphere enables me to converse with like-minded people. Are We Becoming More Or Less Social? I think the meaning of “social” is shifting. And with that, my social skills increased.

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?

3 Tips For Effective Blogger Outreach

Mindjumpers

Working with social media PR a lot of good publicity can be gained from getting the right mention of a large blog. Just like journalists in traditional media, bloggers in social media should not be taken lightly and an appropriate plan must be made if you as a brand wish to include blogger outreach to your social media efforts. Tips on How PR Pros Can Create Social Media Success.

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. Social Media. 8 Ways Businesses Should Use Social Media Think beyond simply promoting your business – here are eight ways that businesses and public figures should be using social media.

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. .

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? Which social media platforms are most effective at influencing buyer behavior? How do the audiences differ across various social networks? Social Media Facts and Stats. by Social Media Today.

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.

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? I have collected a Super Link List from around the blogosphere for you to be all that you can be online! The “Middleman” of Social Media is Your Friend The Next Evolution of Social Media… You can’t handle the truth! 50 social media links. [.] ¬

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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?

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! My overall reaction: it’s an amazing device and I’m not experiencing (knock on wood) the issues that are being reported across the blogosphere.

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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.

Debunking 4 Common Instagram Myths

Jenn's Trends

Unfortunately, all too often, something gets said in a popular publication and it gains viral steam across the blogosphere. Instagram instagram instagram for business instagram hashtags instagram marketing instagram stories instagram strategy instagram success social media social media marketingMany times this information is not quite accurate, or even completely off base.

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.

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. Called the Press or Media list. Because the blogosphere is full of very busy, successful practitioners that are nothing like journalists, we tend to give up on going to them after a short while. I get sent goody bags and a junket to Queensland with media.

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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 Development Social Media Social Media is Scary – How to Address Junior Employees Tue, Jan 27, 2009 Best Of , Best Practices , Social Media On one of my recent posts, Social Media is Scary , Rick posed some pretty valid questions that essentially boiled down to “yeah, social media is scary, but now what?

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.

Time to Rethink Your Blog Strategy? Writing Epic, Incredible Blog Posts

Pam Moore

I recently saw a video and blog post from a leader in the social marketing space offering tips to generate new ideas for content blog writing. They went so far as instructing them how to leverage RSS feeds, do social listening and more to get ideas for new blog content. Content marketing, digital marketing and social media present incredible opportunity to build your brand in a unique way vs copying the ideas of others. Sign up here-> Social Profit Factor .