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Live Streaming of New Media Summit Digital Event

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Go ahead, watch, comment and participate online. New Media Summit is holding an event right now at Gurgaon Country Inn. link] We are proud to be the media partners for them and are glad to stream the event live here.

Why You Should Sack Your Social Media Agency Now?

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A Canon to Shoot an Ant!-An Infographic

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If you have the answers, feel free to comment! When an internet firm chooses to advertise on TV, it does so knowing that almost 75% of the audience are not internet users. What are the compelling reasons for an internet firm to run after TV advertising? Related Posts: Are We Using Internet To It’s Fullest? Digital Feature

A Canon to Kill an Ant!-An Infographic

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If you have the answers, feel free to comment! When an internet firm chooses to advertise on TV, it does so knowing that almost 75% of the audience are not internet users. What are the compelling reasons for an internet firm to run after TV advertising? Related Posts: Are We Using Internet To It’s Fullest? Digital Feature

Facebook Notes- Thoughts

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I can put random thoughts, receive comments and the thoughts grow into something more meaningful and bigger in size. Essentially notes are social but less frivoulus than social network comments, notes are microblogs but more comprehensive than twitter, and notes are complete expression through an online dialry just like blogs but much easier to execute , maintain and share.

Twitter Allows Retweets with Comments

The Social Media Incubator

It is now easier for users to retweet others and add their comments along with the retweet. Now, after hitting the retweet button, you are prompted to enter in your comments. Monday, April 6, Twitter revamped its retweet feature.

Rethinking Blog Comments

Ari Herzog

Juli Monroe wrote this comment : I really hate blogs with comments turned off. While I do lurk much of the time, I like the option to comment. When comments are turned off, I wonder why, and it makes me not want to read. I am not going to turn off comments any time soon.

Facebook: editing comments

Sherrilynne Starkie

Did you know that you can edit comments you’ve made on Facebook after you’ve published them? Just click in the top right corner of your comment, then go down to ‘Edit’ Change your mind again? Just hit escape and the original comment will stand.

…and Blog Comment Spam Continues

Ari Herzog

With names such as SEO Forum, SEO Outsourcing, and Herbalife, it is pathetic that despite clear instructions that real names are required when adding comments, people continue to leave comments with their company names or other search engine optimized keywords. Blog News comments

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.

Rethinking Blog Comments Again

Ari Herzog

If you look at every blog post I wrote in 2014 in reverse chronological order from yesterday’s post rationalizing why I tweet to my first post on branding , the above numeric series indicates how many comments people wrote on each post. This includes my comments, too. Why do I allow people to comment if few do? If you start at the beginning of the series (on the left) and skip over the 3, 0, and 1, the next three posts have zero comments. Musings comments

Real and Spam Blog Comments

Ari Herzog

Heed the advice of social media consultants and promote your blog by commenting on other blogs. Comments that tell a story help your brand and help me understand what you’re trying to convey. Meet spam comments on my blog. Meet real comments on my blog.

Reintroducing Blog Comment Moderation

Ari Herzog

It is common for companies (who don’t comprehend a blog comment is akin to having a conversation) to hire people to write manual comments on blogs all over the place in the hope an unsuspecting reader will click to learn more about the company product. Blog News Media comments

…and Blog Comment Spam Continues

Ari Herzog

With names such as SEO Forum, SEO Outsourcing, and Herbalife, it is pathetic that despite clear instructions that real names are required when adding comments, people continue to leave comments with their company names or other search engine optimized keywords. Blog News comments

The Importance of Comments

Small Business Mavericks

How many of the blogs that you read do you comment on? How different do you think the blogs you read would be if there were no comments? Or if people did comment? If you can have a business blog that people read and comment on, you have a real-time focus group. If you answer the comments quickly, a conversation happens. If nobody is commenting on your blog, maybe it’s time to figure out why. Blogging for Small Business blogging comments marketing

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.

4 Tips for Handling Negative Comments in Social Media

Ignite Social Media

Here are four tips to always keep in mind when addressing negative comments from your customers. So, as a Community Manager , comments can feel like a personal attack. Here are two great examples showing personality in response to negative comments.

Like, Comment, or Share This

Ari Herzog

For every item posted on Facebook, there are three choices for you to do: like, comment, or share. I am creating a social experiment and starting a new Facebook page called Like, Comment, or Share This. You will see articles, videos, songs, anything that I think you might be inspired to like, comment, or share. It will be a stream of unfiltered things I discover online. Curious? Click here and be a fan.

Comment by Facebook Here

Ari Herzog

Considering the consensus that commenting by real name is wanted, what are the odds that someone wanting to read more about new and emerging media has a Facebook account? If I present you with the option to comment by Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, or Hotmail, would you do it? Try commenting below. Please continue reading Comment by Facebook Here and leave a comment if inspired. Recent comments Recent comments.

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.

Facebook Tests Displaying Active Comment Threads Alongside Messages

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook is testing an alternative to notifications for users who want to keep track of comment threads on posts. Facebook Comments Josh Constine Messages News Feed Notifications Russell Smith Techcrunch

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.

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.

How Can Brands Manage Facebook Comment Overload

Mindjumpers

Tweet Recent comment count on Facebook brand pages is going up, just proving that now, people accept social media as an effective method of communicating with their brand and entering a conversation. To manage Facebook comments, here are some suggestions that I thought would be useful.

Why You Should Stop Writing Blog Comments

Ari Herzog

Valeria Maltoni challenges you to comment less and converse more. You don’t get that from commenting alone. This is seen whenever someone adds a new comment and enables you to have a nested back-and-forth conversation with as many people who choose to hit reply.

How to Get More YouTube Comments on Your Videos

agora pulse

And of all engagement, actual comments rank towards the top. It can provide valuable social proof, showing first-time visitors that all these other users were invested enough in your content to comment on it or subscribe to your channel. Let us know in the comments!”

Why You Write Blog Comments

Ari Herzog

I love reading your comments. Please continue reading Why You Write Blog Comments and leave a comment if inspired. Related articles you may enjoy: 910 Blog Comments You Wrote Here. 9 Never-Before-Seen Blog Comments. Why You Should Stop Writing Blog Comments. Recent comments Geoff is another one I was getting via email. by Ari Herzog I comment for you not me. Media comments identityPhoto by taliesin. But I’m not vain.

Why You Write Blog Comments

Ari Herzog

I love reading your comments. Your personal brand and your wanting to share that social identity with the world is the primary motivation for you to take time out of your day and write a comment. You want to add your comment to the continuing saga of who you are online. Any social media strategist will tell you that a simple way to get your blog known to other people is by commenting on their blogs. Related articles you may enjoy: 910 Blog Comments You Wrote Here.

Facebook’s New Comment System: All You Wanted to Know

The Marketing Blog

The latest comes in the form of Facebook’s newly launched comments plug-in, a powerful system that is bound to re-define how users comment on Blogs and other social media sites. You can grab the code for comments box from Facebook’s social plugin section here.

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How the Chatbooks Team Easily Manages All Its Followers’ Comments

agora pulse

Problem: Struggling to keep up with the ever-growing influx of questions and comments users were sending to multiple social media platforms. Unhappy with the tools they were using, they even tried to handle the incoming messages and comments directly on the social media platforms themselves.

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Facebook Identity commenting | The Social Media Incubator™

The Social Media Incubator

If she goes to that page while logged in and writes a post/comment on the wall, it will show that the post is from “Pretend Company.&# But what if Jane wants to write on the wall of the page as herself – so that it will attribute the comment to “Jane Doe&# ?

What Happened When We Tested Four Facebook Ad Comment Tools

agora pulse

Do prospects and customers comment on your Facebook ads? Comments on your ads tell you several things about your business – like how they perceive your product, service, or business in general. Does Your Facebook Ads Comments Tool REALLY Work?

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.

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?

Facebook's Up and Downvote Tools for Comments are Now Available to More Users

Social Media Today

Facebook's expanding its test of up and downvotes for comments, which could have significant implications

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

Should You Hide Comments on Your Facebook Page?

agora pulse

We’ve all had it happen: a negative comment on Facebook Page post that glares at you from the screen. We do, after all, have the option to hide comments on Facebook. So should you actually hide comments on your Facebook Page? What Types of Comments Should I Consider Hiding?

How to Identify Spam in Blog Comments

Ari Herzog

The above screenshot is a comment posted to AriWriter two hours ago. Because this blog is powered by WordPress and I run a spam detection plugin called Akismet that automatically places comments meeting certain criteria into a holding pattern, the bestiality comment was not published.

Social TV Analytics: Commercials Spur 145% Lift in Social Media Comments for Mike’s Hard Lemonade

The Realtime Report

Mike’s Hard Lemonade saw a 145% lift in social media comments during a recent TV commercial campaign, according to a recent case study by AdAge and social-TV analytics company Bluefin Labs. million social media comments from 1 million unique social media commenters.

Why Good Comments On Irrelevant Blogs Are Still Spam

Small Business Mavericks

I recently deleted a comment that had it been submitted to the right blog would have been a great comment. So what made it a spam comment? The comment is a great comment for a hairstyling blog, maybe an African-American culture blog, or something related to one of those two niches. When you leave comments on blogs, try to find blogs that are within your niche and comment on them. So the above comment was pure spam.