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7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

My friend (and client, but he’s a friend first) Shashi Bellamkonda is, I think, genetically-wired to try and talk about new things – no doubt why he’s Network Solutions’ “social media swami,&# and he mentioned it. Plus there are too many networks.

Pew Research Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks.

Adam Sherk

The content on search engines and social media gets a little lost among all the stats and charts so I thought I’d summarize that data here. Social Media 19% of the public regularly (7%) or sometimes (12%) get news or news headlines through social networking sites.

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Social networks don't make students dumb

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives Users dissatisfied with social networks – are you surprised? Tags: Digital Culture · social networks blog comments powered by Disqus Blog Partners

How the 'traditional' world punishes social networking

The Way of the Web

Or that banks are mining social media sites for personal information which can affect your credit score ?

Users dissatisfied with social networks – are you surprised?

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Social networks don’t make students dumb Summer iPadwatch → Users dissatisfied with social networks – are you surprised? or b) That social networks are still growing massively despite such dissatisfaction?

Search Marketing Dwarfs Social Media in Interactive Marketing Budgets

Adam Sherk

What caught my eye was the chart on budget allocation across various industries in 2009: As you can see search marketing got a much greater share of interactive marketing budgets than social media. Sitemap | RSS | © 2009-present AdamSherk.com Using Thesis Wordpress Theme

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

Saying It Social

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! And 85 percent believe a company should not only be present, but also interact with its customers via social media.&#

The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases by Adam Sherk on June 29, 2010 Unique, one-of-a-kind, best-of-breed…blah, blah, blah.

How to Get the Biggest Bang for Your Time Online: A Look at.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How to Get the Biggest Bang for Your Time Online: A Look at Efficient Ways to Effectively Social Network When You Have Limited Time I recently posed the following question to the members of the LinkedIn Group, Social Networking & Social Media Marketing for Franchisees , “If you are not currently implementing a social media marketing program for your business, why not?

Foursquare and The New York Times Archive Would Be a Great Match

Adam Sherk

What else can news sites do with Foursquare and other forms of location-based social media? Leave a Comment Subscribe (1-2 posts per week) Connect with Me Recent Posts Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

NBC Targets Local Markets on the New Digg

Adam Sherk

In my post on news sites on the new Digg I noted that NBC has created a series of city-specific profiles to target local markets. To find out more about NBC’s efforts I contacted Lauren Bertolini , Social Media Editor for NBC Local Media.

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20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing

Kikolani

As each year passes, blog marketing techniques evolve. I receive a lot of questions on a regular basis about blogging, online marketing, and traffic generation, so I thought I would share my answers in this post. If you plan to monetize or market a business, this is a must.

What the ComScore Digital Year in Review means for small biz marketers

Akamai Marketing

If you thought that 2010 was a big year for digital marketing, you were right. The report is quite detailed and as you consider your marketing strategies for 2011 (provided you haven’t already done so), the report is full of tidbits that can help you make decisions.

Corporate social media marketing is about two-way communication

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Corporate Social Media Marketing is about Two-Way Communication by Adam Sherk on April 14, 2009 It’s a simple concept, but one that many companies are still struggling with in terms of practical implementation. In developing a corporate social media strategy, making the transition to direct participation, genuine engagement and two-way communication is not always easy.

Great news for Facebook page security

The Way of the Web

Which meant you were completely screwed if your marketing agency started the page but you’d parted company, if you’ve sold your page, or particularly if you’d created a page as an employee and since left that company.

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friendfeed Explosion

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS FriendFeed Explosion Whats going on with FriendFeed? It’s an idea that isn’t too difficult or bothersome for social network users to adopt. Users tell the feed which networks they belong to (Facebook, Digg, Last.fm

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? 10 Habits of Highly Efficient Social Media Power Users Blogger or Mind-Reader?

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Could the internet make us all nicer people?

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Marketing Week Live – pre-event for bloggers Why does the UK budget reward print and punish web?

Newsflash: The world is constantly changing, so don't panic…

The Way of the Web

Having played around with Ping, it’s obviously an initial first step which is quite likely to increase sales purely by allowing social recommendation within iTunes, and the simplicity of it at the moment is particularly useful on mobile devices rather than the desktop.

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Start tracking some keywords that interest you like “Starbucks&# or “Earthquake&# and when ever someone puts that in their update across the entire Twitter network, you will get a message. If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed !

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Why the News Business Isn't Profitable

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Why the News Business Isn’t Profitable by Guest on September 10, 2010 This is a guest post from Aaron Goldman , author of Everything I Know about Marketing I Learned from Google.

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

Adam Sherk

First, a study of 33 million unique users from Chitika’s network in September showed that visitors coming from Facebook and Digg were more loyal than those coming from the three major search engines and Twitter. Sitemap | RSS | © 2009-present AdamSherk.com Using Thesis Wordpress Theme

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? That’s great for marketers, but is it what Google wants? So how well does this translate into brand visibility in Google Social Search?

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Fortune 100 Need to Get More Creative with Twitter

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Fortune 100 Need to Get More Creative with Twitter by Adam Sherk on November 17, 2009 While many companies now have some form of presence on Twitter, how well are they utilizing it?

Alicia Keys Facebook Page: I'd Sign Up if She Asked Me All Cool

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Alicia Keys Facebook Page: I’d Sign Up if She Asked Me All Cool by Adam Sherk on January 19, 2010 Want to use your Facebook Page to build out your mailing list?

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

Adam Sherk

But at this early stage, how strong are the marketing opportunities for news sites? Related posts: Google Social Search: Are You in Your Target Audiences’ Social Circles? Does Google Want Brands in Your Social Circle?

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Make the Most of Your Retweet Buttons

Adam Sherk

Adam Sherk February 26, 2010 at 9:46 am On a different note, the irony is not lost on me that my post on retweet buttons has gotten hardly any retweets Leave a Comment Subscribe (1-2 posts per week) Connect with Me Recent Posts Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

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Journalist Social Media Usage Increases, Concerns About.

Adam Sherk

Conducted with Don Bates of George Washington University, the study measures the journalists’ use of and attitudes toward social media for researching and reporting stories. The flip side to that is that not everything gleaned from monitoring social media activity is accurate or reliable.

Social Media Chat Tuesday, July 21st

Adam Cohen

Marc Meyer and Jason Breed have done an amazing job over the last year plus bringing in some highly respected and social-media-knowledgeable folks like Chris Brogan , Amber Naslund , Beth Harte and Jason Falls. Q2) Why does blending social media improve the effectiveness of other tactics?

Survey: Twitter Less than 1% of Traffic to Newspapers and.

Adam Sherk

So what percentage of total site traffic came from Twitter and the other social sites? Some notes: While all of the surveyed sites have some form of social media strategy none of them are doing as much as they could be. For big traffic social media stills needs more people!

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Much ado about nothing – Viral Marketing - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Much ado about nothing – Viral Marketing 20,000 visitors in a couple days can’t be wrong. Photo: [link] Viral Marketing is uncontrolable The geeky boyfriend post is a prime example of viral marketing.

Article Highlights: Good for Users, Good for Search Engines

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Article Highlights: Good for Users, Good for Search Engines by Adam Sherk on July 28, 2009 Yesterday Steve Rubel pointed out how the article highlights on sites like CNN.com and iMedia Connection are a good time saver for him.

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

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk News Sites Not Making Much Use of Static FBML on Facebook Pages by Adam Sherk on June 9, 2010 Between privacy issues, a sweaty CEO and technical problems with its “Like&# buttons Facebook is having a rough time lately.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Grinding the Crack

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week.

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PEJ Study Shows Print Still Primary Source of Original News Reporting

Adam Sherk

But before we dismiss online and social media sources as nothing more than aggregators and promotion outlets, let’s remember that this study reflects the state of the news ecosystem today. Sitemap | RSS | © 2009-present AdamSherk.com Using Thesis Wordpress Theme

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NewsPulse Gives CNN.com a New Way to Showcase Popular Content

Adam Sherk

The Most Common Causes of Duplicate Content on News Media Sites The Most Buried News Sites on Digg Leave a Comment Subscribe (1-2 posts per week) Connect with Me Recent Posts Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

Google Social Search: Are You in Your Target Audiences' Social.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Google Social Search: Are You in Your Target Audiences’ Social Circles? So if you link to your Twitter account on your Google profile the people you’re following on Twitter become part of your social circle.

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Social Media Dominates 2010 PR Planning, But SEO Increasingly in.

Adam Sherk

Not surprisingly, social media gets the most attention with 80% of respondents indicating they plan to do more with it in 2010. Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement? Sitemap | RSS | © 2009-present AdamSherk.com Using Thesis Wordpress Theme

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A Look at Muck Rack's Twitter Press Release Service, 51 Releases Later

Adam Sherk

Releases are posted on their press release page (and in its RSS feed) and tweeted via @muckrack , which currently has 5k+ followers. Based on their press release page and RSS feed, since the service launched in late July they’ve distributed 51 press releases, a small number being their own.

Hearst Skiff Reader Looks Cool

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Hearst Skiff Reader Looks Cool by Adam Sherk on January 7, 2010 Hearst’s Skiff Reader is being unveiled at CES this week. Sitemap | RSS | © 2009-present AdamSherk.com Using Thesis Wordpress Theme