Akamai Marketing

Tool Tuesday: Twitter curation tools

Akamai Marketing

As their pictures were posted and others commented, the Storify got to be fun and interesting. Its true we’re on information overload. We use multiple social networking platforms, which have different audiences and expectations.

Tools 103

What you’ve got.

Akamai Marketing

If you read this blog regularly, then you know that I rarely deviate from the business topic of social media. But, there’s a first time for everything. Recently, I was approached to help with a social media campaign called the Blue Key Campaign (#bluekey).

Trending Sources

3 new social media resolutions for 2012 and a couple from 2011 that still need attention.

Akamai Marketing

I’ll also be dropping by more blogs and writing more comments where I have something to share. Truth is, I read a lot of blogs, but sometimes I am too lazy to comment. This is the 2nd year that I’ve published my social media resolutions.

Vimeo 77

5 metrics to track on Twitter

Akamai Marketing

Analyze the links every 30-60-90 days and watch for consistencies for what is shared and commented on. Comments and Shares on Website/Blog : Track the topic and the number of shares and discussion around the topic. It happened again this weekend. Over mimosas and a lovely chat. Laser focused and sincere the question came: “How many followers should I have on Twitter?&# Ahh, yes.

What's your social currency?

Akamai Marketing

Think about it – when you go to a Facebook page or a blog, do you always comment? Share and Enjoy: Tags: small business , social media , strategy No Comments Start the ball rolling by posting a comment on this article!

Twitter Engagement and the Empty Promise

Akamai Marketing

Typically, I define engagement as sharing, clicking or commenting. When I engage (click, share or comment) its because I think the information has been worth my time and I want my audience to see it. I’m kind’a freaked out. I’m not gonna lie.

Book Review Wednesday: Wikibrands: Reinventing your company in.

Akamai Marketing

Resources: Register here for a Webinar with the authors on March 31st, sponsored by Social Media Club Share and Enjoy: Tags: Review , small business , social media , strategy No Comments Start the ball rolling by posting a comment on this article!

Why use social media for engaged customer service?

Akamai Marketing

And after I comment on a post by Gwen, their rep pops in for a really human conversation…(even though the marketer in her comes out when she can’t tell me the answer to my question): So, if this was your company: How would you have reacted? What’s it all about?

Moderating Comments and Managing Online Communities

Akamai Marketing

Tweet Much has been writing over the years about how to manage comments in a blog or online community. Open Door Policy: The most liberal of comment moderation policies. All comments are auto-approved without any technical or human moderation. Cons: Comments can create community drama without being spammy or profane. . My comments require a sign-in ( LiveFyre ) and Akismet moderates for spammy links and the worst profanity, the rest is auto-approved.

What makes a social media expert any different from a unicorn?

Akamai Marketing

They also know that by sharing, they engender conversations, comments and ideas which help them flesh out their ideas and opinions, which takes us back to the fact that most experts are outstanding students.

A Thousand Little Cuts of Social Media – A Kaizen Approach

Akamai Marketing

You might send them a comment, “like&# something they said, ask a business a question. 5) Now, spend 30 additional seconds a day thanking people for commenting on your tweets, or passing them on.

Klout 54

Tool Tuesday: SocialOomph

Akamai Marketing

Tools 48

Does it matter who follows you on Twitter or Facebook?

Akamai Marketing

So unless the follower truly warrants ignoring, ignore their comments and mentions of you at your own peril. You never know when someone who follows you is going to go viral with a comment. Photo by Ken Lund, Creative Commons. Interesting question, isn’t it? Generally speaking, I’d say the answer is yes, but the REASONS you should care might surprise you. Here’s some different ways of looking at it: The care and feeding of followers and fans.

Klout 40

What we can learn from blog firestorms.

Akamai Marketing

THEN it happens: SLAM BAM a snarky comment or worse, an outright attack. Manners: If your going to comment in social media or write a blog, go ahead and set some ground rules of engagement for yourself. So, have you ever had a comment or blog post blow up on you?

Tool Tuesday: Qwitter

Akamai Marketing

Share and Enjoy: Tags: social media , Tool , Twitter 4 Comments Kalin Dudley Posted March 18, 2011 at 5:40 PM Tara, This is an interesting subject as I was actually experiencing something from my personal twitter account last Friday.

Tools 38

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

Akamai Marketing

Share and Enjoy: Tags: marketing , studies , Trends No Comments Start the ball rolling by posting a comment on this article!

5 things I’ve learned from failed blog posts

Akamai Marketing

The conversation took place elsewhere: Sometimes, instead of commenting on a blog post, people will choose to engage on another outpost, Facebook or Twitter for example. If you have a blog post that doesn’t generate comments, you move on to the next post.

Badge 29

On Alice in Wonderland and Social Media

Akamai Marketing

Share and Enjoy: Tags: blog , Fun with Social Media , lessons learned , opinion , social media , suggestions No Comments Start the ball rolling by posting a comment on this article!

Klout 29

The difference between an audience and a community in new media

Akamai Marketing

Responding to a comment, tweet or post using the person’s ACTUAL name (even if you have to look it up) builds community. Creative Commons Photo by Daehyun Park. In the marketing world, we toss around some language that can be confusing.

Tool Tuesday: PostRank Analytics

Akamai Marketing

A deceptively simple yet dynamic tool for bloggers which measures what it calls “Engagement Events&# such as a comment, a bookmarked link, or a tweet about a particular post. It also breaks down where engagement events are occurring for the time period (comments, Digg, Twitter).

Why I’m not writing about Google+ yet.

Akamai Marketing

I think it lets people know that their comments will be more widely read and also lets them know that this is info I’ve shared with lots of people. Its not that I don’t like Google+, I do. I think its elegant. I think its a brilliant integration of Google’s products.

Social values – from the inside out

Akamai Marketing

The response itself was a pleasant surprise, but the fact that they acknowledged my comments and said they would share my comments with the guy who cleaned my carpet really impressed me. Nice follow through and thanks for letting me know you actually read the survey and my comments.

Moderating Comments and Managing Online Communities

Akamai Marketing

We've Moved! Please Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. Blogging Opinion social media #Blog4BizHi automation blog Fun with Social Media policy

Oscar Meyer Weiner Mobile makes appearance in Hawaii | Akamai.

Akamai Marketing

Share and Enjoy: No Comments Start the ball rolling by posting a comment on this article!

Jack Welch supports events and their business uses.

Akamai Marketing

Share and Enjoy: Tags: event marketing , events No Comments Start the ball rolling by posting a comment on this article!

The bus to Hawaii: Marriott boosts Hawaii Bookings 40% with event.

Akamai Marketing

Share and Enjoy: Tags: event marketing , Hawaii No Comments Start the ball rolling by posting a comment on this article!

The Wells Fargo Debacle.how to get around it

Akamai Marketing

Share and Enjoy: Tags: economy , events , politics No Comments Start the ball rolling by posting a comment on this article!

Hello 2015, Goodbye Comments

Ari Herzog

I am disabling blog commenting on this post and into the future. My reason is simple: You’re reading but you’re not commenting. It is a time management task to ensure comments are real and not spam and I’m seeing lots of spam comments try to get published.

Non-Facebook Users: Please Comment Here

Ari Herzog

Scroll below his post to add a comment — and be forced to comment through Facebook. Whether or not you choose to share that comment on your Facebook wall is up to you, but it’s either comment with Facebook or don’t comment at all.

Managing Negative Comments in Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

If you work as a social media manager or online community manager you see these all the time … negative comments. Here are 6 more tips on how to manage negative comments: Listen to what is being said. Don’t let negative comments linger. Guest post by Yvette Pistorio.

Commenting Etiquette 101

Jason Yormark

One of the things I’ve loved about blogging is getting to see the growth of comments on my blog over the years. However with more comments comes more questionable responses. I’ve gotten my fair share, and it got me thinking about comment etiquette. Don’t comment just to comment.

Commenting Etiquette 101

Jason Yormark

One of the things I’ve loved about blogging is getting to see the growth of comments on my blog over the years. However with more comments comes more questionable responses. I’ve gotten my fair share, and it got me thinking about comment etiquette. Don’t comment just to comment.

Hello 2016, Welcome Back Comments

Ari Herzog

A year after disabling blog comments, I’m bringing them back. At the time, I removed commenting partially because more people were sharing posts on social media than taking the time to write a comment and also because it was unproductive to manage increased spam.

Why Blog Comments Are About Branding

Small Business Mavericks

Remember when blog comments were about building links and traffic? Then Google decided not to count blog comments for links. That pretty much shut down the blog-commenting-as-linkbuilding game. But blog comments still hold value. The value to be found in blog comments today is in branding. When you leave a blog comment on a blog post within your niche, you are essentially signing that comment with your stamp of authority.

Why You Need to Respond Quickly to Social Media Comments

SocialFish

Answering questions and responding to comments is an opportunity to keep them thinking about you and about the value you provide. Don’t ever leave comments that can be read as justifications of your actions; savvy social media users see right through non-apologies.

Comment by Facebook or WordPress

Ari Herzog

When presented the choice between two different commenting systems, which do you choose? The Facebook commenting system (alternatively by Yahoo, AOL, or Hotmail login) appears first. The WordPress commenting system appears below that. Please continue reading Comment by Facebook or WordPress and leave a comment if inspired. Recent comments Recent comments. Will one beat the other?

YouTube Comments

Social Media Marketing

How many sensible and well-reasoned comment threads have you seen on YouTube? I wonder how many individuals, brands or companies are spending efforts on keeping up with YouTube comments, and if they do, how worthwhile those conversations are?

An Ode to Blog Comment Spam

Adam Sherk

Ever notice how the most flattering blog comments are actually the spam comments? Finally, you have to admire the “it’s them not me” approach of this one: I have to say Akismet does a good job of catching spam comments like these.

Amazon on Negative Comments: Disregard 5%

Geoff Livingston

In its Holiday Marketing Best Practices Guide , Amazon coaches online merchants to disregard negative comments until they reach a ratio of 5% of all comments: “Most sellers will eventually receive some negative feedback. Image by Spi-V.

You Must Comment When You Are On Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

You Must Comment When You Are On Social Media ? I work as Freelance Social Media Network Online Professional. My Business Page is on Facebook at: [link] Do join me