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.

Watching Me Blog

Twist Image

I had the pleasure of speaking in Oslo, Norway last week at the re:think conference. The morning of the conference, we had breakfast and our conversation sparked a blog post (this one: Where Do Ideas Come From? ). 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). blogroll. rethink conference. Blogs are one of the most valuable marketing tools ever created.

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PR Is As PR Does

Waxing UnLyrical

Last week there was the PRSA International Conference , a couple of days ago we had the 2010 IABC/DC Metro Silver Inkwell awards , yesterday I “spoke&# at a PR News webinar on social media ROI , and today I’m “speaking,&# along with Jen Nycz-Conner of the Washington Business Journal , on a Network Solutions -hosted (disclosure: client) Twitterchat on “ PR tips for your small business.&#

How To Kill Relationships With A Slap In The Face

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali How To Kill Relationships With A Slap In The Face January 7th, 2011 Tweet Tell me when Last April, I was approached to speak at a PR conference targeted to health care professionals by a former vendor. I dont think you overreacted at all, and I wouldnt be surprised if you got a phone call in mid-March begging you to join the conference table again.

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

Saying It Social

Though the presentation has morphed a bit since this version made its debut at the first Social Fresh conference a scant 11 months ago, this original version still manages to pretty clearly explain the basics of a) defining what R.O.I. 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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On Lists, Their Importance, And How To Get On One

Waxing UnLyrical

It started as an email conversation with a friend while I was flying back from the 2009 PRSA International Conference in San Diego. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali On Lists, Their Importance, And How To Get On One February 8th, 2011 Tweet This post has been about a year and a half in the writing. Yes, really!

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Social Media Integration in Higher Education | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

I first met Jen at the 2009 PRSA International Conference in San Diego , and was immediately impressed with her enthusiasm and eagerness to learn about the business uses of social media. bwe08 101 bah best practices blog boozallen booz allen buy-in change management communications community conference DC DHS E20 education enterprise 2.0 Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

Google javascript Changes Put Publishers in Violation of Sponsored.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Google JavaScript Changes Put Publishers in Violation of Sponsored Link Guidelines by Adam Sherk on June 5, 2009 Last week at the Google I/O developer conference it was announced that Google is now able to execute JavaScript onClick events, which basically means that links in JavaScript that were previously inaccessible can now be read and pass PageRank.

The Public Doesn't Need to Know What Gov 2.0 is, But They Do Need.

Social Media Strategery

There have been a multitude of new policies , conferences , guidelines , platforms , and even awards for things related to something called Government 2.0 bwe08 101 bah best practices blog boozallen booz allen buy-in change management communications community conference DC DHS E20 education enterprise 2.0 Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Government 2.0

So You Just Graduated and You Want a Job

Social Media Strategery

Development Social Media So You Just Graduated and You Want a Job Sat, Nov 14, 2009 Social Media Last week, I attended my sixth or seventh Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) International Conference, dating back to my years with the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) while I was in college. Indeed, the fact that PRSSA co-locates their national conference in the same city as the big kids conference is one of the reasons why I think it’s such a good event.

Gov 2.0 – We Need to Get Past the Honeymoon Stage of Our Relationship

Social Media Strategery

I really like going to conferences like this and next week’s Web 2.0 The people I meet, the presentations I hear, and the conversations that I have while at these conferences help me get a more realistic view of what’s going on with the Gov 2.0 This week’s conference was no different. I want a conference where that CIO who continues to block access to social media talks about why they’re blocking it.

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same | Social Media.

Social Media Strategery

From entire conferences to unconferences to new government appointees to full-scale social networks , there’s no doubt that “Government 2.0″ The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same | Social Media Strategery From entire conferences to unconferences to new government appointees to full-scale social networks, there’s no doubt that “Government 2.0? Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

So You Want to Bring Social Media to Your Organization?

Social Media Strategery

Development Social Media Bringing Social Media to Your Organization – a Playbook Mon, Oct 20, 2008 Best Of , Best Practices , Social Media I’m giving a presentation, “New Media to Reach New Markets&# at the California Association for Coordinated Transportation’s (CalACT) Annual Conference & Expo on November 6 out in Monterey, CA. Bookmark the blogs on my blogroll found to the right. Read the blogs that you find on those blogs’ blogrolls.

Marketing Week Live – pre-event for bloggers

The Way of the Web

→ Marketing Week Live – pre-event for bloggers June 18th, 2010 · View Comments So last night I took advantage of a very kind invitation by Marketing Week to come along to a pre-conference meet-up for bloggers. And although I’m normally a bit sceptical about the utility of a lot of AR apps, the way they’ve integrated the things you actually want and need to do at a conference is pretty neat.

Ouch….

The Way of the Web

Rest assured I’ll be back shortly… In the meantime, I spent today at the Radio at the Edge conference, and Adam Bowie has a great live-blogged write-up of the event.

How Social Media and Influencers Have Radically Changed B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Throughout the 20th century, B2B marketing relied most heavily on print and live events (industry conferences, user group meetings, and trade shows). Social media and influencer marketing have each significantly impacted the work of B2B marketers.

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A couple of weeks of catching up…

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Makers by Cory Doctorow A couple of weeks of catching up… → A couple of weeks of catching up… June 4th, 2010 · View Comments Life is has been a bit hectic over the last couple of weeks, with three conferences, a new sponsor, and a new logo for ORD amongst other things….

A couple of weeks of catching up…

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← A couple of weeks of catching up… Newspapers, Magazines, and the Apple iPad → A couple of weeks of catching up… June 4th, 2010 · View Comments Life is has been a bit hectic over the last couple of weeks, with three conferences, a new sponsor, and a new logo for ORD amongst other things….

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Forget e-readers, I just want a CC-reader

The Way of the Web

Partly as I was kindly invited to speak at a client conference for publishers (more on that in the future), and also to keep up with the technology on a professional and personal level.

Meandering Through Measurement

Waxing UnLyrical

In this joint post, Sean Williams and I sat atop the ivory tower after Day 1 of the IABC Research & Measurement Conference – and issued what my husband would call “grand pronouncements.” Shonali: Coming down in the elevator, I chanced upon a conversation between a gentleman attending an event hosted by The Gates Foundation , and an attendee of “our” conference. She said, “[Your conference] sounds so much more interesting. What else is a conference for?

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.

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.

News Sites Not Making Much Use of Static FBML on Facebook Pages

Adam Sherk

I have seen plenty of blog posts and conference presentations on how to utilize Static FBML but I rarely see news sites highlighted among the examples of good usage. 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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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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MeasurePR: The BrandBuilder Edition

Waxing UnLyrical

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10 Reasons Market Research is Critical to Social Media

Adam Cohen

Events Facebook Food and Drink Forrester Geolocation Healthcare Interactive Marketing LinkedIn Marketing Hot Seat Marketing Strategy Meme Mobile Patriots Philanthropy Relationship Marketing Retail Rich Internet Applications Rosetta Search Marketing Social Media Social Media Monitoring Social Networking Travel Twitter Web/Tech Web Analytics Weblogs Web Strategy Widgets Subscribe Disclaimer… The information in this weblog is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.

An Ode To Monday

Waxing UnLyrical

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Simply The Best

Waxing UnLyrical

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So Much To Do

Waxing UnLyrical

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MeasurePR, the Don Bartholomew Edition Round II

Waxing UnLyrical

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Four Steps To Optimize A News Release For Google News

Waxing UnLyrical

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Want Social Media Evangelizers? Be Social

Waxing UnLyrical

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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

Weekly Roundup: Rethinking Color

Waxing UnLyrical

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Social Media Visitors More Loyal But Still a Very Small Percentage.

Adam Sherk

For a social media presentation at the Publishing Business Conference earlier this year I surveyed 12 major magazine sites that Define works with, and found that in 2008 social media referrals ranged anywhere from 0.6% Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

Conch and Drum

Waxing UnLyrical

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Social Media Super Bowl: Which Team Has More Reach?

Adam Sherk

1st Quarter: Blog mentions Two days after the conference championships, which team is being blogged about more? Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now! Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Social Media Super Bowl: Which Team Has More Reach?

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

Waxing UnLyrical

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Do Unto Others

Waxing UnLyrical

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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