Social Media On The Farm: Crisis Management, Market Research, Education And APIs

The Realtime Report

With a Tweet, Tweet Here, a Video There, … In addition to using Twitter as a realtime information feed, farmers are using video , blogs and Facebook to keep customers in the loop about conditions on the farm, in the hopes that this will keep customers engaged and supportive.

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OSSCamp Summer Edition

The Marketing Blog

OSS Camp is a platform for promoting Open Source Projects from India. Name Topic Abstract 1 Sonali Minocha MySQL Optimization 2 Kinshuk Sunil Open Source Game Development A look at Tools & Technologies facilitating Indie and Open Source Game Dev 3 Vishwajeet Singh Subversion 1.5 Home About In the Media – A Unique t-shirt selling hub YoMacha: India’s Hot or Not ? June 20, 2008.6:57

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How To Organize A Brand Hackathon (And Why) – Interview With Betabrand’s Chris Lindland

The Realtime Report

We recently ran a post covering the Facebook-powered sock insurance program from Betabrand, maker of geek chic such as the Executive Pinstripe Hoodie and the Nauseating Holiday Pants. Asking your customers and fans to hack your brand is about as social as a social business can get.

Facebook vs Twitter (A Comparison)

The Marketing Blog

02 am Facebook vs Twitter (A Comparison) Jump to Comments With over 40,000 tweets per minute and new-user registration growth rate of 1500%, you would expect Twitter to give a close fight to the social networking giant Facebook. I was just testing uberVU , a paid social media analytics service for doing a comparison between Twitter & Facebook and the results that it shows are quite interesting to say the least.

Facebook & India

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media New Job Opening Startup Life: Diary of a First Generation Entrepreneur April 18, 2010.3:47 47 pm Facebook & India Jump to Comments This is a statistical post, which collates data from various blog-posts, press-releases and news sites. The objective is to analyze the usage trends for one of the biggest sites on the Internet – Facebook and world’s second most populous country – India. I like the overall functionality of Facebook.

3 Ways to Analyze Facebook Fan Page Traffic «

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media Building a People Centric Organization A Study on How Business Entities in India are Using Facebook September 7, 2010.5:43 43 pm 3 Ways to Analyze Facebook Fan Page Traffic Jump to Comments NOTE : I had recently scribbled my thoughts on Facebook Insights for India’s growing B2B marketing community When it comes to Facebook, the social networking platform is no different.

Facebook will surge ahead in India

The Marketing Blog

45 pm Facebook will surge ahead in India Jump to Comments I was just reading an interesting news-story, published in today’s edition of Economic times. It compares Facebook & Orkut in India. The story which quotes data from , predicts that inside 7 months Facebook should be able to overtake Orkut. If you trackback to 2005-2006, you hadn’t even heard about Facebook.

Marketing, Social Media & Branding Blogs in India

The Marketing Blog

37 am Marketing, Social Media & Branding Blogs in India Jump to Comments What XML feed of some of the best Social-media, Marketing and Branding blogs in India Why Thoughts inspired by Age of Conversation’s Douglas Karr. Who All blog-readers who enjoy following trends/thoughts/insights/analysis on social-media , marketing and branding trends in India.

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India's Buzziest Media Brand

The Marketing Blog

11 am India’s Buzziest Media Brand Jump to Comments Times of India has been given the ‘Buzzy 10 Award’ for catering to the consumer in a complete 360 degree way. Home About In the Media Cab Drivers as Word-of-Mouth Marketers? Google Spreadsheets Update: Blessing in Disguise for Marketers… February 15, 2008.3:11

Combining UX With Your Social Media Profiles


Content and communication are essential parts of creating a social media presence for brands. If your content is interesting enough, your brand’s page will gain readers and ultimately lead to a community of people following your page. Tweet.

Social Media Marketing Without Brand Awareness Can Kill You.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Brand awareness is important, especially when it comes to a web hosting firm that was advertised on a multitude of technology websites. Kn ow your social media source’s demographics. Introduce yourself, engage in the community, and let them learn about your brand.

Linkedin v/s Facebook - Professional up Against Social

The Marketing Blog

51 am Linkedin v/s Facebook – Professional up Against Social Jump to Comments Matt Dickman’s thoughtful post on Linkedin v/s Facebook raises a few questions. Everybody knows and has been saying that Facebook is Personal and Linkedin is more Business users. Facebook like the name suggests is my “Face&# to the entire network. Interestingly the common subset is the “professional&# flavor between Linkedin and Facebook.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #423

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A valley built on Open Source, awash with accusations of infiltration. Feel free to share these links and add your picks on Twitter , Facebook , in the comments below or wherever you play. brand. facebook. open source.

How to create mobile-friendly content with Google’s AMP

Target audience: Businesses, brands, mobile marketers, digital marketers, advertising agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, educators, journalists, Web publishers. In May 2015, Facebook launched Instant Articles. The Facebook-owned site is a top shopping venue for Asian consumers.

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Top Tools for Mobile Marketing


It also links to your organization’s Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and other social media sites. Buzztouch : An open source app storage cloud that works with iPhone, iPad and Android. Apple Pay : A brand new payment app for iPhone and iPad users.

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8 Critical SEO and Digital Marketing Opportunities

Adam Sherk

As a user I like the new hosted and mobile-specific article formats, be that Facebook Instant Articles , Apple News Format or Google’s AMP project. The open source nature of AMP is a plus but I’m not a fan of having to create separate URLs.

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Happy Holi

The Marketing Blog

41 am Happy Holi Jump to Comments Its ‘Holi day’ and what better way to celebrate the festival of colors with visual representation of Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations and Branding. Home About In the Media Join the Conversation Cool Apps & Tools March 22, 2008.2:41

Is Virtual Reality Finally Ready To Be Social?

Ignite Social Media

Let’s be clear, all eyes, where it comes to VR hardware, are on Google, Facebook, and China, in general. ReactVR is sort of a misnomer in that it’s just Facebook’s existing React javascript library that works within browsers that support the WebVR API.

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Top Tools for Mobile Marketing


It also links to your organization’s Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and other social media sites. Buzztouch : An open source app storage cloud that works with iPhone, iPad and Android. Apple Pay : A brand new payment app for iPhone and iPad users.

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The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

While Facebook is far and away the largest social network, when it comes to driving B2B website traffic and brand visibility, Twitter and LinkedIn are tops. You can get real-time alerts of Tweets containing search terms that you specify, as well as hashtags and brand mentions.”

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7 Ways to Repurpose Your Video Content

agora pulse

Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram are all pushing us to use more video. Converting a video to an audio file is straightforward using the open source podcast editing software Audacity. I publish a weekly vlog on Facebook, YouTube and my blog.

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Coverage Questions !

The Marketing Blog

Its become a popularly adopted tactic by web-based startups and brands that have implemented social-media/web2.0 Home About In the Media ATM Redefined A Pleasant Gift December 9, 2007.7:05 05 am Coverage Questions ! Jump to Comments ‘Blogger out-reach’ – Is commonly referred as leveraging the blogosphere.It helps the company in its marketing communications efforts.

How to Cut Costs with Your Own Support Community

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The social web has opened the communication floodgates. While most brands look to make a name for themselves on Facebook and Twitter, other businesses take a more introspective approach. They entice higher brand loyalty by enhancing ‘insider’ status.

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45 Free or Super Cheap Tools for Creating Amazing Visual Content

Writtent Blog

also offers a number of free templates, several of which support visualization of your Facebook, Twitter, or Google ?nalytics. An open-source option for editing video files available to Windows users, there’s a bit of a learning curve attached to getting the hang of this program.

Fastrack Adopts Social Media

The Marketing Blog

Yeah, I am talking about embracing of social media by Fastrack,a leading youth fashion brand by Titan. For passionate bikers and sports watch lovers there’s a Fastrack group on Facebook. platform by an Indian company.Its the same friend who encouraged me to blog,he expressed his views about Fastrack(a brand of Titan whose share prices rose more than three times last year on BSE) reaching out to its target,the youth,in their own lingo.I

Entrepreneurial resources

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and more From Flickr Gallery More Photos Recent Comments Tweets that mention … on 10 Reasons to Work for a Start… mb'Ti on 3 Ways to Analyze Facebook Fan… Tweets that mention … on A Study on How Business Entiti… Disclaimer Disclaimer: The thoughts expressed by me in this blog are my personal views and do not represent the views of my employer or the organizations I have been associated with.

12 Time-Saving Tools for Content Marketers

Convince & Convert

Content marketing is the ultimate way to build brand awareness and connect with your customers. Luckily, no one ever said you have to do it alone—blogs, online magazines, and newspapers are all great sources of inspiration.

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Twitter, Hope, Aspiration, Ambition and Future


Another interesting development taking place, and definitely one to watch is which is an open-source micro-blogging site, but more importantly, an alternative to Twitter. Location Based Social Media for Brands.

Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study

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Home About In the Media Facebook vs Twitter (A Comparison) How People Respond to Your Online Content March 8, 2010.1:39 Quotes from the Money Life article Iffort’s report states that usage of Twitter will penetrate more organisations, and more firms and customers will start using this social networking tool.Conversations between users and brands which are managed by humans with an emotional quotient will continue to boost Indian marketing efforts.

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The Complete Guide to Using Stock Photos in Your Marketing

Buffer Social

Facebook posts with images see 2.3X We’ve become so accustomed to seeing this style of image that it can often be hard to differentiate between where we saw it and the brands that used it. If the image feels fake, or in any way inauthentic, we might lose trust in the brand instantly.

My Contribution at

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Home About In the Media Dear Airtel: It is about Customers & Conversations Facebook and India August 3, 2010.6:07 Time has passed by and since then, Facebook has grown to half a billion global users and would fall next only to China and India if it were a country. Talk about users or talk about brands – the adoption has been equally phenomenal! The bottom line is, Facebook isn’t a one size fits all solution. What is your Facebook plan?

25 Major News Sites Ranked By Page Speed

Adam Sherk

To get a basic idea I ran Page Speed , the open source Firefox/Firebug add-on that Google recommends, on the home page of 25 news sites. Home pages will rank well for branded searches regardless of site speed, so it is at the content level that the scores matter more.

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7 Social Media Trends You Need to Add to Your 2017 Strategy

Rebekah Radice

Create a branded experience from your logo to colors, fonts, message and more across all channels. From Periscope to Facebook Live, streaming was open source. Product story communication directly from product experts (source: BrandLive).

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Community Bootstrapping: Tools & Strategies To Build A Community.

Jason Yormark

Step 1: Hit The Big Three (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) It’s no secret that social networking is all the rage, so it doesn’t take a genius to point out that you need to start there. By far, Facebook , Twitter and Linked In are where I think most businesses should start their community building. And it’s not just about creating a Facebook page or a Twitter account. Their profile system however is very good and they have great Open ID and Facebook integration.

How People Respond to Your Online Content

The Marketing Blog

Reply vinni March 31, 2010 at 12:08 pm One thing I really like about this blog, is the due credit given to the original source always. Home About In the Media Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study Search Engine Statistics:: Google’s share dips March 27, 2010.8:32 32 am How People Respond to Your Online Content Jump to Comments One of my favorite bloggers, Rajesh Shetty had written an excellent blog-post last year , which describes how people react to your content.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

This year, colleague Cheryl Burgess and I changed things up a bit, opening the award to nominations but focusing specifically on outstanding men and women who work for technology companies and are active on social media. A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter.

The Future of Twitter

Proactive Report

The major social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter) have been fairly stable for the past five or six years. Apparently brands don’t consider Twitter as sexy as Instagram or Snapchat. Source Triggertrap eport.) Source:

The Internet Could Be Closed For Business

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It wasn't too long ago that many media pundits felt that the Internet would tip the scales from the mass media-controlled world to an open, freer, world where any one individual could wield their own publishing power. The thought went that we would have a much more open media - one where individuals exercised their democratic right to not only share what they were thinking, but to become a media entity unto themselves ( The Huffington Post was a beacon in this argument). facebook.

How Product Hunt Grew to 140k Fans with Automation, Scheduling, and 8 Twitter Profiles

Buffer Social

The company—just two years old—has amassed over 168,000 followers on Facebook and Twitter, and their content performs doubly as well as other brands in their industry. The team has even open-sourced this code for auto-adding and scheduling tweets via Buffer.

Bitcoin Use-Cases: BAT Crypto Token and Brave Browser Show Glimpse That in the Future, the Internet IS the Browser!

Stay N' Alive

The idea was that, with open standards and open technologies built right into the browser you would be able to visit site-to-site on the internet and each website would know exactly who you were, and there would be no reason to log you in.