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Weekly Roundup: The Magic of Discovery

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Weekly Roundup: The Magic of Discovery November 14th, 2010 Tweet Whither blogroll? A question from Davina Brewer on how folks are using their blogrolls got me thinking. I have a blogroll (I suspect you do too). Part of this is because if I were to include all my Reader subscriptions in my blogroll, it would be unbelievably long.

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Bringing Open Community To Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Bringing Open Community To Public Relations November 22nd, 2010 Tweet Color me thrilled When Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer asked me to participate in a virtual book tour to explore concepts from Open Community (they call it “a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web&# ), I was thrilled.

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Social Networking For a Cause: The Power of Online Communities

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Social Networking For a Cause: The Power of Online Communities I’d like to use this blog post to step out of our social-networking-for-business mentality and talk a little bit about using social networking for special causes. More here: Social Networking For a Cause: The Power of Online Communities … [.]

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The Blog Turns 20 This Year

Twist Image

I could not believe that if my words resonated, I would be able to find my own audience and build my own community. blogroll. online community. Can you believe it? I had to re-read the headline a couple of times as well. Yesterday, The Guardian posted an article titled, The blog turns 20: a conversation with three internet pioneers. It made me do a double-take. This blog, has been around for eleven years.

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The importance of experiencing your community

The Way of the Web

Google Me – quick thoughts for and against… → The importance of experiencing your community June 28th, 2010 · View Comments When talking about community-building or social media, it’s easy to suggest you should be part of it. And that’s not too hard to do if the community in question is something you already identify with. And it’s even more important if you’re working with communities you’re not familiar with.

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Tactical Tips for Building an Online Community

ProBlogger

With all the wonderful feedback on my guest post about how we utilize WordPress multisite and discussion forums to build community for our rather niche market, I thought I might offer some detail about specific tactics and network plugins we use to keep members informed, active and increasing in number. Here are just a few social media nuts and bolts that keep the Tripawds Blogs community together. How to build community on membership sites.

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Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I’ve done a number of workshops the past few months with clients designed to do two primary things: Land a common understanding across the teams involved around what social media, communities and influencer programs really are and more importantly why it matters to a business. The answer is NOT always social media/community - that would be another warning sign if it was. 4) None of the following are community platforms: Wikis, Blogs or Forums. Blogroll.

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12 Reasons Your Business Needs a Social Media Marketing Program.

Saying It Social

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. Be sure to build trust by adding value to the community consistently over time. Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials 12 Reasons Your Business Needs a Social Media Marketing Program YESTERDAY 1.

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When Was the Last Time Your Intranet Empowered Anyone?

Social Media Strategery

Community Blog. communities have failed to build a critical mass of users, they can quickly become echo chambers, they don’t have full leadership support, and they often fail to make it “ into the flow.&# communities can ignite a passion among its users that hasn’t been seen internally since the introduction of the Internet. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

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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. Teams and leagues can use these ideas to do more than just sell more tickets, but to create a community of interested, informed, and passionate partners, developers, and brand ambassadors.

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An Awesome Interview with the Founder of GovLoop, Steve Ressler.

Social Media Strategery

Steve Ressler, Founder of GovLoop As announced this morning, GovLoop, the premier social network for the government community, has joined forces with GovDelivery, the world’s leading provider of government-to-citizen communications solutions. community, this is a monster merger – one that brings together not only two of the most successful Gov 2.0 The short answer was that the community was unsustainable. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

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How Social Media and Influencers Have Radically Changed B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

25 years ago it would have required spending hours on end in a business library; even 10 years ago, it would have involved extensive online searching and chasing down blogroll links. Social media and influencer marketing have each significantly impacted the work of B2B marketers.

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What's Your Government 2.0 Personality Type?

Social Media Strategery

community, I’ve had the opportunity to meet a ton of different people, all with different motivations, frustrations, and aspirations. You would do well to shift more of your energy away from selling your product and instead focus more on providing value to the community. community, but because of your motivations, you also present some of the biggest risks. and Innovation and I very excited where it will take not only me, but the Gov community.

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Social Media Chat Tuesday, July 21st

Adam Cohen

a thousand cuts :: adam cohen's blog About Blogroll Contact a thousand cuts conversations about social media and interactive marketing by adam cohen 19 JUL Social Media Chat Tuesday, July 21st Posted by: adam / Tags: Interactive Marketing , Jason Breed , Marc Meyer , Marketing and Advertising , Social Media / Comments: View Comments There are regular chats on Twitter, and then there’s hashtagsocialmedia.com.

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I Will Not Write About Old Spice

Adam Cohen

a thousand cuts :: adam cohen's blog About Blogroll Contact a thousand cuts conversations about social media and interactive marketing by adam cohen 16 JUL I Will Not Write About Old Spice Posted by: adam / Tags: Advertising , Isaiah Mustafa , Old Spice , Social Media , Television , YouTube / Comments: View Comments I will resist the urge.

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12 Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Cleaner And Cuter

Waxing UnLyrical

A Better Blogroll If you like highlighting other bloggers on your site via a blogroll, you will probably find that as you add more and more to them, it becomes a huuge list. Try the Better Blogroll plugin. What this does is let you select a certain number of blogs from your blogroll, and only that number of blogs will be displayed.

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10 Reasons Market Research is Critical to Social Media

Adam Cohen

Do your customers have a need for community, convenience, or collaboration?

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Why Writing a Corporate Blog Can Be Fun (and Profitable Too)

Debbie Weil

I love her observation that "the networking goes on in the sidebar, too" through a carefully selected blogroll. So when I promote local Master Gardeners and community gardens, those folks pass the link along and put us on their website. We have long blogrolls of clubs, nonprofits, public gardens to visit, other gardenblogs – all local. Kudos to my newest guest blogger Susan Harris for her post below explaining exactly why being a corporate blogger can be fun.

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MeasurePR: The BrandBuilder Edition

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

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NBC Targets Local Markets on the New Digg

Adam Sherk

Lauren: Our team started the NBCLocal account a little over a year ago because we wanted to be part of the Digg community in the most transparent way possible, and we wanted to connect the national and international Digg community with interesting local stories. 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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An Ode To Monday

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

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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? If you can’t think of what to blog about, get inspiration from the news, industry occurrences, message boards and other communities where your customers are hanging out.

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Simply The Best

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

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What's your social currency?

Akamai Marketing

What I AM suggesting is that you brands and companies give serious consideration to what they have to OFFER the community and what motivates their community to be part of social media at all. What you give your community, otherwise, seriously, why should they care? I can’t hear you! &# because unless you start by asking what social media tools your customers use and WHY they are there, that’s same response you’ll get from the community.

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How Social Media ROI is like Santa Claus

Saying It Social

The advice that gets the most votes by 5pm ET on July 23rd wins an iPad and more importantly to me, some pretty nice recognition in the social media community. Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How Social Media ROI is like Santa Claus I entered this contest where I had to post “sweet&# advice about social marketing.

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So Much To Do

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

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Four Steps To Optimize A News Release For Google News

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

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MeasurePR, the Don Bartholomew Edition Round II

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

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Why local blogging is important - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Depending on how many other people are writing in your community, you have the chance of pissing off a few people. It’s completely focused on the city and community. Blogs are becoming more useful to communities than mainstream news sources that have to cover much larger areas and the REAL local news gets lost among the sensationalism.

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Want Social Media Evangelizers? Be Social

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

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Playing With Paper.li

Waxing UnLyrical

Amplify’d from www.nevillehobson.com Connect your community with a Twitter daily newspaper About a month ago, I discovered Paper.li , a service that aggregates content linked to by people in a Twitter community into an online newspaper. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Playing With Paper.li September 3rd, 2010 Tweet I’ve been playing with paper.li

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Nice writeup on paper.li aka @SmallRivers from @jangles.

Waxing UnLyrical

Amplify’d from www.nevillehobson.com Connect your community with a Twitter daily newspaper About a month ago, I discovered Paper.li , a service that aggregates content linked to by people in a Twitter community into an online newspaper. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Playing With Paper.li September 3rd, 2010 Tweet I’ve been playing with paper.li

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Colors Of My Life

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

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Weekly Roundup: Rethinking Color

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

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Book Review Wednesday: Wikibrands: Reinventing your company in.

Akamai Marketing

But understanding how to begin your social media presence is the first phase, building community then analyzing and measure the community and Wikibrands includes those very important topics as well. The community development chapter may seem intimidating to smaller businesses, but the chapter is a worthy read still since it articulates some of the motivations that people have for being part of a community.

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Conch and Drum

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

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The MetricsMan Comes To #measurePR

Waxing UnLyrical

It simply means the primary objectives of most social business efforts are centered on concepts like community-building, engagement, listening, and participating in conversations. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali The MetricsMan Comes To #measurePR August 27th, 2010 Tweet What’s a Twitter chat on measurement without a Metrics Man?

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When #measurePR Became A Campfire

Waxing UnLyrical

As usual, the community came up with gems to share with others (and you), including talking about how our measurement journey has changed over time And sharing resources, like Katie Paine’s social media measurement checklist , and IPR’s new website. The community’s generosity of spirit never ceases to amaze me.

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10 Reasons to Attend IABC/DC Metro's Silver Inkwell Awards Gala

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

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Meandering Through Measurement

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

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Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible

Waxing UnLyrical

What we can learn: the more we are able to energize our communities, the better our chances of converting them to evangelizers. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible December 24th, 2010 Tweet Note: this is not a religious post, and is meant neither to proselytize nor offend.

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Do Unto Others

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

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Weekly Roundup: The New Year Edition

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

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