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.

Blogosphere Trends + Being Opinionated

ProBlogger

Man alive, I hate bringing you a list of blogosphere trends that includes both Lindsay Lohan and Jersey Shore—not to mention Sarah Palin. Since no one knows what will (or could) harm the social networking behemoth, Ryan Singel’s list comprises his own ideas about the challenges Facebook faces. But it also contains a unique perspective on the movie that I found compelling enough to share on my social networking pages. Blogosphere Trends + Being Opinionated.

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Blogosphere Trends + Humour

ProBlogger

The Social Network. Blogosphere Trends + Humour. This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). Darren. Once again, we’re taking a look at the stories bloggers have been writing about the most during the last seven days (list provided by Regator ). This week, we’ll be using posts about those hot stories to look at one of the toughest forms of writing: humour.

Blogosphere Trends + Your Blog’s Tone

ProBlogger

The Social Network – Like its sister sites in the Gawker blog network, Defamer ’s tone is colloquial, informal, and often tinged with humor. “ Blogosphere Trends + Your Blog’s Tone. This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). Darren.

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?

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.

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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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.

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. As being the key element within social media, your brand becomes a lot more transparent. The Blogosphere is Thriving. Social Media Social Network beneficial brand check-in credit customers Engagement Foursquare model German rating site product discussion rewarded The Chicken

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Online Community Activism with GetUp and Prosper

Laurel Papworth

has initiated a social media campaign to encourage house buyers to abstain from bidding at auctions due to bloated house prices in Australia. It’s up on GetUp the activism social network. This activating of social networks is interesting – there is some poorly thought out attacks e.g. Buyer’s Strike Irresponsible. Don’t Buy Now! Prosper.org.au

What Websites Are You the One True Fan of?

Justin Levy

If Eric and Todd’s names sound familiar, they were the co-founders of MyBlogLog , which was the visitor tracking service that was used across the blogosphere and was acquired by Yahoo! The service leverages your Twitter social graph so there’s no need to go out and seek followers all over again, which is always an annoying feature of many new social networks. Tags: location-based services nmtv onetruefan social networks nmltv

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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.

Crowdsourced Funding: How to ask for $75K but get $1.5million

Laurel Papworth

It drives me nuts how many of my clients are terrified of bloggers and twitterers and do everything in social media (blog, Facebook, YouTube, Tumblr) except work with influencers. Broadcast time is instant, Social media time is slower. But social media works best in the long tail. Interesting that there was a large take up in the beginning, that’s the core influencer network at work, then it spreads (ripples) into the other networks and turns into a massive J-Curve.

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. 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. But Klout gives PR people a way of telling who on social media can get messages to the most people. I just came up with a new term.

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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.

Google Me – quick thoughts for and against…

The Way of the Web

And whenever there are big rumours, the blogosphere rushes to comment. They might not have completely aced social search and the social graph yet, but they’re used to working with humungous data sets. If it can pick up people leaving Myspace and Facebook, social networks become a two horse race, with Google in the game. Location – combining social graph with location-based apps and great mapping software.

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. His job is to take the content created throughout the organization and push it out to various social channels.

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.

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?

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? How do social media marketing strategies in small businesses differ from those in larger enterprises?

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > How Do You Network on Different Social Sites? How Do You Network on Different Social Sites? by Tamar Weinberg on December 19, 2007 Share How do you leverage different social networks? Allow me to explain: I first embraced social networking in the late 90s when I joined SixDegrees.com.

A Nation of Bloggers: Good or Bad?

Laurel Papworth

“I have refused to give interviews because I don’t see myself at the head of a movement, just part of a network,&# Graunke said on his blog on Wednesday. To do something like that the blogosphere’s influence is too small,&# Schaible said. “The blogosphere has become part of public opinion.&#. is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy.

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. So it’s a bit of a surprise that few people addressed the popular questions of “how will Freelancers survive&# , “how will social media make money&# ?

9 LinkedIn Users Describe Themselves

Ari Herzog

Each person agreed to be represented in this blog post, and I include links to their profiles if you wish to network with them directly. Summary : Co-founder and partner at Bonsai Interactive, offering smart marketing and social media business solutions, as well as mobile applications and social education. Founder of the 12for12k Challenge, a community-driven social media charity initiative to connect globally and help locally. Top Marketing and Social Media Blog 2009.

Cyberbullying and blogs – a case study Mumbrella

Laurel Papworth

Or is this just “acceptable&# competitive behaviour by someone who see’s himself as my competitor in the social media space? And from The Department of Education in Victoria : Bullying is when someone, or a group of people, upset or create a risk to another person’s health and safety – either psychologically or physically – or their property, reputation or social acceptance on more than one occasion. encouraging others to socially exclude someone.

Does your brand take bloggers seriously?

Sherrilynne Starkie

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. 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. However brands are spending 57% of their social budgets on Facebook and only six per cent on blogs.

Google+ Tactics of the Blogging Pros

ProBlogger

Since we covered Pinterest recently , I thought I’d explore Google+ today, and check out the approaches some of the A-list bloggers are using on this network. A similarly focused strategy might be suitable for you if you feel that some aspect of your blog offering is particularly appropriate for the Google+ audience, and you want to see how much traction you can get from the network for that particular offering. Social Media Blog Promotion Google Plus social networking

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.

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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Marketing Beyond The Blog Buzz

Diva Marketing Blog

However, what was especially interesting to me was every person was concerned (in varing degrees) about the viablity and longevity of blogs in a world of social network clutter. . In 2004, I stepped into the blogosphere with Diva Marketing and soon after began developing workshops for the American Marketing Association on a national and local chapter level. Plus 1 Bonus : If you do nothing else – read blogs & monitor the blogosphere.

What’s More Important? The Steak Or The Sizzle?

Jason Yormark

The trailer leads with two ringing endorsements from the blogosphere’s heavy hitters, Brian Clark of Copyblogger fame , and Darren Rowse of ProBlogger.net. In addition, Jon has established himself as a credible and successful blogger due to his guest posting contributions to the above networks prior to this launch which also contributes to these numbers. Related posts: Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What’s More Important? Social Media

Two New Google Developments

Small Business Mavericks

They’ve recently made two new developments that have already gotten the blogosphere talking. They’ve add an Events tab to the social network Google+. Again, that doesn’t sound like much, but this is a popular feature on Facebook and the fact that Google+ is adding the feature means that they are serious about competing in the social arena. Google, as always, is branching out.

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Blogging's Definitely Not Dead. The Conversations Surrounding it Seem to Be.

Stay N' Alive

Despite all this traffic and all the attention this post had gotten, none of it happened as a result of conversations in the blogosphere. According to Techmeme, not a single blog wrote about this news today - it was all spread via Twitter, Facebook, Buzz, and other social mediums. I'm beginning to realize the conversation is moving away from the blogosphere and into the social ecosystem. It's the conversation that is moving away from the blogosphere.

The 5 Best Ways to Get Instagram Followers for Your Business

agora pulse

Businesses using Instagram, like businesses using any other social network, seem to have a perennial burning question: “How can I get more followers?” Peruse the blogosphere or YouTube, and you’ll uncover common tips like: Use hashtags like #f4f (follow for follow) or #followme in comments of popular users. Subscribe to the Agorapulse newsletter , and get the most recent blog posts and news about the social media channels you use most.

The 5 Best Ways to Get Instagram Followers for Your Business

agora pulse

Businesses using Instagram, like businesses using any other social network, seem to have a perennial burning question: “How can I get more followers?” Peruse the blogosphere or YouTube, and you’ll uncover common tips like: Use hashtags like #f4f (follow for follow) or #followme in comments of popular users. Subscribe to the Agorapulse newsletter , and get the most recent blog posts and news about the social media channels you use most.

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. The blogosphere has been buzzing recently in response to a Wall Street Journal article declaring that e-mail is dead.

Four Handy Windows Phone Apps

Idaconcpts

DotDot gives you the exclusive Windows Phone access to App.net, an up-and-coming social network. It’s not quite like any of those other run of the mill social networks either. Blueprints is a versatile app for bloggers and their readers to help them stay afloat in the blogosphere. The app connects up with social media sites to let all of your online friends know your erudite listening habits. It must be difficult for Microsoft.

Five Things Jesus Looks for in a Blog Post

Socialized

It’s about things like affiliate marketing programs, paid endorsements, and other hidden forces in social media that consumers and business/organizational users need to understand. I could have called it “A Guide to Fair and Effective Social Media Campaigns,” but who would attend that talk? Don’t title your post “Why Social Networking Offers a Promising Alternative to Email.” Tags: Social Media

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20 Killer Facts About Business Blogging

Writtent Blog

million people blog on blogging sites and 12 million people blog via social networks ( Barnraisersllc ). 23 % of Internet time is spent on blogs and social networks ( Barnraisersllc ). There are more than 80 known languages utilized in the blogosphere. ( Blog posts that were shared on Twitter and Facebook got 149% more inbound links than those not shared on social media at all.

BlogHerFood 11: Don't Be Afraid of the S Word "Strategy"

Diva Marketing Blog

I often say that the blogosphere, and now social networks, are comprised of many worlds. My main drag is social media marketing biz. I've been hangin' for several years, have made some great friends and even feel fairly comfortable "socializing" with people who I don't know. Last week I had a unique and wonderul opportunity to venture into a social media village that I'm on the fringes of. that social networks should just integrated into your life.