The Blog Turns 20 This Year

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It is an ongoing space where people come together to think differently about how brands can better connect with consumers. Brands struggle to understand digital marketing. blogroll. facebook. Can you believe it? I had to re-read the headline a couple of times as well.

Watching Me Blog

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I have an amazing team at Twist Image that did all design and infrastructure, but the content is all me (including the updating of the Blogroll). I do not mention brands. As often as possible, I try not to call out brands - especially ones that have screwed up. After the post: Once it's posted and live, I tend to let people on Twitter and Facebook know by asking a question. blogroll. brand. facebook.

Which News Sites Have the Most Valuable Facebook Pages?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Which News Sites Have the Most Valuable Facebook Pages? by Adam Sherk on May 17, 2010 Maintaining a Facebook Page is now a fundamental part of most news organizations’ social media presence.

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What Does Eight Years Of Blogging Get You?

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Most brand are. Chapman , Arjun Basu , Joseph Jaffe , Tom Peters , Jeff Jarvis , Jay Rosen and countless other (just look at my Blogroll on the left for more or who I follow on Twitter or Facebook :) I have coffee with all of these people each and every morning - whether they know it or not. Personal branding. blogroll. facebook. personal branding. Eight years ago on this day in 2003, I started Blogging.

Does Google Want Brands in Your Social Circle?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Does Google Want Brands in Your Social Circle? Johanna said she could understand why brands would want to connect with users through Social Search, but that Google had developed it with individuals in mind, not companies.

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Like Stuff On Facebook? Say Cheese, You're An Ad!

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Like Stuff On Facebook? Apparently there are four ways marketers and brands can turn your Facebook activity into ads, as Ad Age tells us: 1.

JVC Facebook Page Sweepstakes a Big Success. But Does it Violate.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk JVC Facebook Page Sweepstakes a Big Success. But Does it Violate Facebook Guidelines? But does it violate Facebook’s promotions guidelines?

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Now People Can Join Your Facebook Fan/Business Page via SMS/Text.

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Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Now People Can Join Your Facebook Fan/Business Page via SMS/Text Message Just found out about a neat new way to get more “Likers&# to your Facebook Page, via text message! Tell your listeners to text “like username&# to 32665, where “username&# is the part of your Facebook Page’s URL that follows facebook.com/username.

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How to Subscribe to Facebook Business/Fan Page Posts in Your.

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Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How to Subscribe to Facebook Business/Fan Page Posts in Your Favorite Feed Reader Hint: You can also use these tactics to get the RSS Feed URL of your page if you wish to import your Facebook Page’s feed on your blog or other sites! Read the rest here: How to Subscribe to Facebook Business/Fan Page Posts in Your Favorite Feed Reader [.]

How To Promote You Facebook Page URL on Your Personal Profile.

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Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How To Promote You Facebook Page URL on Your Personal Profile Facebook doesn’t make this easy. You would think that one of the first features Facebook would have added when the hype around creating Facebook Pages for business sprung up would have been a one (or two) click maneuver to easily post a link or a badge to your Facebook Page on your personal profile.

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Are You Seeing ALL of Your Facebook Friends', Groups' and Pages.

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Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Are You Seeing ALL of Your Facebook Friends’, Groups’ and Pages’ Statuses on Your Updated Facebook Home Page? Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit February 8, 2010 - Posted by akstout18 | Uncategorized | Facebook , facebook home page , facebook home page update , facebook news feed , facebook update One blogger likes this post 8 Comments » [.]

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Google Buzz Has Potential for News Sites, Facebook Still the.

Adam Sherk

But will it ever catch up with Facebook? That’s a much tougher road, because Facebook has done a great job of gaining adoption across a wide range of demographics. Facebook itself is making a push to get users to create personalized news channels that benefit both users and news sites.

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Great news for Facebook page security

The Way of the Web

Until now, the original creator of a Facebook page couldn’t remove themselves or be removed, without personal intervention by someone in the Facebook team. But it’s nice to see a change by a social network to aid users and brands alike.

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Why Hootsuite is BAD for Facebook Pages and is KILLING the Ability.

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Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Why Hootsuite is BAD for Facebook Pages and is KILLING the Ability for Your Messages to go Viral 8.26.10 While we highly recommend Hootsuite for posting to Twitter, we don’t recommend it for posting to Facebook Pages. Because the beauty of Facebook posts are their ability to go viral with the “Share&# button.

How to Create a Custom URL for Your Facebook Business/Fan Page.

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Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How to Create a Custom URL for Your Facebook Business/Fan Page I often get the question, “AK, I thought I created a username/custom URL for my business page but when I type in the address it takes me to my personal profile… what happened?&# Log into Facebook. Facebook says that once you create a username for a personal profile it cannot be transferred.

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A Step by Step Guide on Getting Started Using Facebook For Business

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Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials A Step by Step Guide on Getting Started Using Facebook For Business View this document on Scribd Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit May 8, 2010 - Posted by akstout18 | Uncategorized | Facebook , facebook fan pages , facebook for business , facebook business pages , facebook like pages One blogger likes this post 18 Comments » [.]

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How to Set Your Facebook Privacy Settings If You Don't Want Your.

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Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How to Set Your Facebook Privacy Settings If You Don’t Want Your Personal Profile Searchable Why would you want to do this? Due to the fact that Facebook has recently reconfigured their privacy settings area – here is the most up to date way to make sure the personal profile that you wish to be on “lock down” is in fact not able to be found.

Social Media Complainers – your new BFF's

Akamai Marketing

How to Own Your Blogger Outreach Process

Convince & Convert

At GroupHigh, I have worked with both brands and agencies on blogger outreach strategy. Ambassador Program: An ambassador program is when a brand’s agency or marketing team owns blogger relationships. Continue the conversation on our Facebook or Google+ pages.

12 Reasons Your Business Needs a Social Media Marketing Program.

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Own your brand’s social presence: If you don’t create official channels online, it’s only a matter of time before your customers/clients do it for you and create their own profiles and communities around your brand. It’s important to claim your brand name across all the major social media platforms. If your brand isn’t consistent across the Web, namechk can help you by determining which usernames are still available on a number of the most popular sites.

Facebook TOS - What's the Deal?

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Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Facebook TOS – What’s the Deal? Facebook decided that it was going to change it’s terms of service [TOS] a couple weeks ago and did very little if anything to let their members know.

NBC Targets Local Markets on the New Digg

Adam Sherk

Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

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Connect with Your Friends on Your Favorite Websites: Learn About.

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Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Connect with Your Friends on Your Favorite Websites: Learn About the Different Ways You’ll See Facebook Across The Web Like Anything, Anywhere Look for the Facebook Like button across the web to connect with the things you care about and share them with your friends. How does Facebook allow me to Like and Comment on other Sites?

What's your social currency?

Akamai Marketing

640 Million on Facebook. Now hear this: No one ever joined Facebook or Twitter so they could follow a brand or a company. Yet, according to HubSpot, brands who connect via the social sphere see a direct impact on sales.

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How to Identify Your Own Top Trends of 2009

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk How to Identify Your Own Top Trends by Adam Sherk on December 22, 2009 Yesterday Facebook shared its Top Status Trends of 2009 , providing insight into what terms most commonly occurred in users’ status updates. Getting a clear understanding of how your target audiences locate and interact with your content and engage with your brand will give you actionable data to use next year and beyond.

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Social Networking For a Cause: The Power of Online Communities

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When I got to the facebook page I saw a picture of the most beautiful baby girl. After reading all about Megan and seeing lots of pictures of her on her facebook page ( see them here ) she immediately touched my heart. more here: Social Networking For a Cause: The Power of Online Communities … a-little-bit, facebook, facebook-news, mentality-and, [.]

Proceed with Caution When Being Active on Social Media Sites

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Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Proceed with Caution When Being Active on Social Media Sites Being active on social media networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter is a great way to build business relationships.

Sports Can Learn a Few Things From Gov 2.0

Social Media Strategery

Fri, Oct 9, 2009 Government 2.0 “Dear [fill in your favorite sports team], You may think of me as a fan or as a ticket-holder now, but if you give me the chance, I’d gladly be a marketing specialist, brand ambassador, web developer, community organizer and data cruncher.

Online Reputation Management For Businesses: A Comprehensive Guide

Harp Interactive

Negative websites whose sole purpose is to provide a platform for your disgruntled customers to malign your brand (your keyword) can show up in Google search results and invade your search real estate. Use blogroll on company blog with link to other company domains.

10 Reasons Market Research is Critical to Social Media

Adam Cohen

Are they fickle with the brand of toothpaste they buy? Understanding the Effectiveness of Current and Historical Marketing This applies to branding initiatives too.

Social Media Chat Tuesday, July 21st

Adam Cohen

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We help your business to increase brand awareness, build relationships with and establish trust within your target market, be seen as an industry expert, provide exceptional customer service, increase customer retention, and increase search engine ranking all with the ongoing goal of generating more quality leads.

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I Will Not Write About Old Spice

Adam Cohen

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Do Google's Expanded Domain Results Apply to News and Video Listings?

Adam Sherk

News brands seem to fare better with the embedded video listings, although I also came across several examples (not pictured above) in which YouTube got both results.

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How to add Social Networking Buttons to Your Email Signature in.

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We help your business to increase brand awareness, build relationships with and establish trust within your target market, be seen as an industry expert, provide exceptional customer service, increase customer retention, and increase search engine ranking all with the ongoing goal of generating more quality leads.

How To Leverage Your Social Networking Sites When Visiting.

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We help your business to increase brand awareness, build relationships with and establish trust within your target market, be seen as an industry expert, provide exceptional customer service, increase customer retention, and increase search engine ranking all with the ongoing goal of generating more quality leads.

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25 Major News Sites Ranked By Page Speed

Adam Sherk

Home pages will rank well for branded searches regardless of site speed, so it is at the content level that the scores matter more. Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

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Back by popular demand: The Basics of Social Media ROI (via The.

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We help your business to increase brand awareness, build relationships with and establish trust within your target market, be seen as an industry expert, provide exceptional customer service, increase customer retention, and increase search engine ranking all with the ongoing goal of generating more quality leads. Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Back by popular demand: The Basics of Social Media R.O.I.

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Why the News Business Isn't Profitable

Adam Sherk

In my book, Everything I Know about Marketing I Learned from Google , I share 20 “Googley Lessons” that marketers can learn from the world’s most ubiquitous brand to better engage customers and prospects.

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How Social Media ROI is like Santa Claus

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We help your business to increase brand awareness, build relationships with and establish trust within your target market, be seen as an industry expert, provide exceptional customer service, increase customer retention, and increase search engine ranking all with the ongoing goal of generating more quality leads.

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