Facebook Commenting Platform: Pros and Cons For Businesses
MARCH 2, 2011
Facebook has announced a new version of its Comments Box plugin – its social plugin that enables Facebook-connected commenting on a website. Facebook’s Comment Box plugin. Comments then stay sync’d between the two sites. Ability to comment as a Page.
Where does content fit in Facebook’s new marketing model?
MARCH 5, 2012
If you go by the maxim that 1% of people create content; 9% comment and 90% lurk, those numbers multiply up to roughly 16% of people seeing these brands’ content (consistent with the numbers that Facebook discussed at their fMC event last week.
How To Engage On Sites Using Facebook’s New Commenting Plugin
MARCH 8, 2011
Facebook recently introduced a new version of its Facebook Comment Box Plugin , allowing website owners to integrate their commenting functionality with their Facebook presence. Do they just avoid commenting on sites using this plugin? accounts for commenters.
25 Suggestions For How To Use Twitter
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
Let me know what you’d add in the comments below! Twitter sent an email around to users yesterday, giving four suggestions for getting the most out of Twitter in 2011: Follow your interests: Follow the people who share your passions.
Return On Influence Can Return From Whence It Came
OCTOBER 5, 2011
There are so many holes in the post, it’s hard to know where to begin (fortunately, Olivier Blanchard and Katie Paine did, in the comments). Tweet.
10 Social Media Lessons From Home Improvement
JANUARY 4, 2011
I came up with ten – let me know what you think of them in the comments: 1. People will judge your social media activities in a similar way – by the content of a tweet, a personal support issue, the wording of a comment or the like.
Startups: No, You Don’t Need To Hire A Social Media Experts
JUNE 16, 2011
If you come from the startup side, I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments. My eye was caught this weekend by a post from Francis Tan, asking whether startups need to hire social media experts.
From One to a Million: Managing Social Media at Scale
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
I’d love to know what you think, though – let me know in the comments below. Tweet. What if you had to re-examine your assumptions around social media? What if, instead of thinking about conversations in ones and twos, you had to think about them in thousands and tens of thousands? What if you had to manage dozens or hundreds of properties, and millions of fans? What would change?
Video: Thoughts on Social CRM for Small Businesses
SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
I found the interview interesting; while there are a few comments I would respectfully disagree with, there’s some interesting stuff here – especially for small business owners who might be curious on how & why to get started. Let me know what you think in the comments below.
Two Ways To Quickly Improve Your Communications Plans
SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
I commented that we had some great ideas coming out of the session, but that at that point most of them totally diverged from our strategy for the program. Tweet.
57 Social Media Policy Examples and Resources
JULY 26, 2010
thanks for the suggestions in the comments!). Comment Policy. Over time I’ve found myself doing more and more foundational work for organizations looking to dip their toes into social media. One of the key elements of this work, in my opinion, is creating a social media policy that fits well with the organization’s goals, culture and risk tolerance. But where to start?
Facebook Strategies: Content Over Creative
OCTOBER 29, 2010
of comments on his clients’ status updates come from peoples’ newsfeeds, not from the pages themselves. Tweet Are you focusing your Facebook investment in the right place?
Armchair Quarterbacks: Don’t Be That Troll
JUNE 27, 2011
People will draw that line whether you want them to or not (to take it a step further, ask the many people who have lost their jobs after ill-advised comments online).
Compete Responds To Criticism
MAY 25, 2011
I was pleased to see that Compete responded, multiple times — in a comment on my post; via a tweet and then subsequently in email. Comment on my original post : Hi Dave – Matt here, Client Relations Director at Compete.com. Last week I voiced some concerns around the traffic numbers that Compete.com reports for websites.
Lies, Damned Lies and Mis-understood Statistics
SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
Despite this, there’s no mention of these details on the post or comments; just an assumption that the numbers are correct. Tweet.
Win A Ticket To The Art Of Marketing Conference
FEBRUARY 18, 2011
For a chance to win a ticket to the Art of Marketing conference, leave a comment recommending a book you’ve read recently. Want to see Gary Vaynerchuk, Guy Kawasaki, Avinash Kaushik and more speak, all in one day? Then the latest Art of Marketing conference in Toronto is for you.
Weekly Reads: Facebook, Marketing Trends and Social Media’s Effect on Stereotypes
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
Let me know about your favourite pieces from the last week in the comments below. Alongside my ongoing book reading challenge , I start off every day by reading the latest goings-on in the public relations, social media and tech blogosphere.
Criticism is Good
JUNE 28, 2011
Several people seemed to take that to mean that I think all criticism is bad, or that we should avoid commenting on other posts. Yesterday I published a post (ok, fine, a rant) about people who sling unconstructive criticism at others and the effect it has.
Why Paying Bloggers For Posts Changes The Game
DECEMBER 2, 2010
thanks to Jen Zingsheim for noting this in the comments). Tweet There’s been a lot of debate back and forth around bloggers (generally mommy bloggers , although they’re certainly not the only ones) receiving direct payment for posts over the last little while.
5 Steps to Thinking More Socially About Communications
NOVEMBER 22, 2010
When you comment on a blog post, subscribe to the comment stream so you can see if anyone posts follow-up questions. Tweet Like it or not, “digital” is becoming a part of more and more marketers’ jobs.
Three Forces Driving Social Customer Support
APRIL 13, 2011
Let me know what you think in the comments.
Monday Morning Reads: TweetDeck, Black Hat SEO, Facebook Pages
FEBRUARY 14, 2011
Thanks to Daria for pointing out a broken link via the comments). Happy Valentines Day! Lots to cover in this week’s reads – TweetDeck, link farming, Facebook newsfeed and the new Pages layout; social media in emergencies and a few networking tips to round things out. Enjoy.
Cooks Source: How to Avoid an Unnecessary Crisis
NOVEMBER 8, 2010
Thousands of people posted comments to the Cooks Source Facebook page, which went from a couple of hundred fans to three and a half thousand “fans over the next two days. These comments rapidly turned from general outrage to quite offensive mockery.
Thoughts on Boston
APRIL 16, 2013
I posted a message of tolerance on Facebook; one commenter responded that “it is always the same religion that perpetrates these atrocities” – something that just isn’t true (think Oklahoma, or Atlanta, or even Sandy Hook).
Thoughts on Boston
APRIL 16, 2013
I posted a message of tolerance on Facebook; one commenter responded that “it is always the same religion that perpetrates these atrocities” – something that just isn’t true (think Oklahoma, or Atlanta, or even Sandy Hook). Tweet.
The Biggest Challenge Digital Communicators Face
OCTOBER 14, 2010
Share them in the comments. Tweet Let’s chat about the biggest challenge I think digital communicators on the agency side face nowadays. It’s not measurement. It’s not integrating channels in their programs. It’s not thinking strategically while selecting tactics.
Altimeter Report Provides Facebook Page Guidelines, Benchmarks
JULY 28, 2010
Most brands neglect to set expectations through guidelines, commenting policies etc. In the latest of a series of practical and helpful resources for marketers, Altimeter Group has released a free report entitled The 8 Success Criteria for Facebook Page Marketing.
Writing – Critical For Communicators, But It’s Not Everything
JULY 28, 2010
This back-and-forth (which continued in the comments on those posts) got me thinking over the last few days.
50 Great Apps for Your iPad
JULY 12, 2010
Take a look, and add to the list in the comments. Wondering what apps to install on your iPad? Here are 50 of the apps I’ve installed on mine. Business/Productivity. Pages – Word processor. Sadly, not very compatible with MS Word (go figure) but suffices.
Win a Ticket to The Art of Management in Toronto
OCTOBER 28, 2010
To enter, leave a comment on this post with a link to a blog post by someone else that you think we should all read, and tell us why it’s so interesting by 11:59pm next Thursday (November 4). We’re well into the Fall conference season now, and there are some great events coming up in Canada – UnGeeked Toronto (this week) and Mesh Marketing (which Edelman sponsors) are two great examples.
Is “Social Media” Hurting Social Media?
SEPTEMBER 2, 2010
Videos with comments enabled? YouTube: “Videos with comments becomes Engaging people in a story, or enabling other people to tell your story as they see it. Is the term “social media hurting strategic communicators in the digital space? Before you tell me I’m crazy, stop and think for a second.
Sysomos Acquired By Marketwire
JULY 5, 2010
First reported by the Startup North blog , the news was later confirmed by Sysomos, although their blog comment and tweet have both since been deleted. So, while this is still – for now – a rumour, given that these confirmations were initially posted by the company (I saw the blog comment before its removal), I’m inclined to believe the reports and that a formal announcement is imminent.
Sponsored Comments: Is the Web About to Get Uglier?
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
” The idea was to generate a little awareness and build relationships with journalists and bloggers by commenting on articles where the client had an expertise. We evolved as comments became the next big thing. Sponsored Comments? I get wanting to get more comments.
Responding (Or Not) to Blog Comments
JUNE 19, 2012
During our stay there, we ended up having a conversation about blog comments and replying to them. He figures he’s had his say by doing that and the comments are for everyone else to have their say. The blogger replies to every comment left on his or her blog post (Chris and me).
Hello 2015, Goodbye Comments
JANUARY 1, 2015
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
DECEMBER 19, 2012
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.
Five Ways to Deal with Negative Online Comments
DECEMBER 13, 2011
Following are five steps for dealing with negative comments and criticism online. It’s not an easy thing to do – deal with negative online comments. Negative Comments Social Media dealing with trolls Negative comments online negative comments
Managing Negative Online Comments
OCTOBER 12, 2011
If you’re going to PRSA this weekend/next week, leave me a comment so I can say hi! Managing Negative Online Comments originally appeared on Spin Sucks on October 12, 2011. It’s Facebook question of the week time (clap, clap, clap!). A few housekeeping things first.
Managing Negative Comments in Social Media
JANUARY 10, 2012
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.
Social Media Marketing
SEPTEMBER 3, 2011
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?