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The Blog Turns 20 This Year

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To say that this is nothing new, is to acknowledge just how slow companies can be to adapt, and how adverse to change many people can be. In a world where books are moving from bookshelves to iPhones , I still believe in words. iphone. magazine. online community.

The Top 20 Health and Fitness Social Networks

Direct Marketing Observations

One of my clients, a very large sports drink company, has indirectly nudged me into taking a look at the state of what I drink, and ea, on a daily basis. Fitfiend has a nice interface and seems to be a nice little community with a tag line stating, “fit, active, connected&#.

38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

Manage all of your social media accounts from a single login on your iPhone? Cool iPhone Apps. 5 Awesome Spreadsheet Apps for the iPhone by Search Engine Journal. The 5 Best Free Tools For Making Slick Infographics by Fast Company.

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How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In fact, you’re likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television commercials, they’re asking their followers to join them on Facebook. If you are officially representing your company, you’d want to create an Official Page.

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Is Your Social Strategy Proactive or Reactive | Social Media.

Convince & Convert

there’s a schism coming in social media between companies using it for marketing, and companies using it for customer service and CRM. Brand communities, contests, most social listening, and non-promotional tweeting fits into this category. Match Your Social Media Tactics to Your Social Media Goal The problem we’re faced with today is that very few companies seem to be thinking about their efforts in this way.

It's Time for Real-Time

Convince & Convert

Amber is Director of Community for Radian6 , co-proprietor of the influential Brass Tack Thinking blog (formerly Altitude Branding), a cool mom, a motivating force, and a hell of a flautist). We reconfigured our companies to accommodate phone. Not just the big companies, but the every companies. DJ Waldow Director of Community, Blue Sky Factory @djwaldow [link] DJ Waldow As I wrote on Brass Tack Thinking, I have the chills.

Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook? | E.

Convince & Convert

August 25th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Today’s post is a collaboration with Clinton Bonner , community connectivity expert, futurist, and blogger at Everything to Everything. Imagine a Starbucks patron is reading a review in the free version of the New York Times about a Chardonnay and suddenly their iPhone buzzes. Carefully crafting and leading the consumer experience in-store and virtually, has earned the company trust and admirable loyalty.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

I use the Chrome extension and the iPhone app to sync my content as I save on the go.” — Rebekah Radice. A hybrid curation app and social network—grab any content from the web and save it to your own Flipboard magazine.

Grow Your Wiki

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Community. iPhone. online communities. Social Enterprise: Interview with 7thFloor Magazine. The current issue of 7thFloor , an italian business magazine, includes an interview with the speakers from the International Forum on Enterprise 2.0. About. Services.

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My Obsession: The Consumption of Information

Justin Levy

Magazines : I subscribe to a healthy number of magazines (affiliate links): Fast Company , Inc. I also watch CNN at several points throughout the day and usually check-in over on their website or iPhone app a couple times during the day as well.

Social Network Identity: Anonymity, Pseudonymity and Accountability -Media140

Laurel Papworth

She stays on message – online communities are good, broadcasting spammy advertising is bad. We’ve used them since day dot (well, since I’ve been in online communities, anyway, around the end of the 1980′s).

How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Are you looking to become an industry expert, or are you focused on establishing your company’s name, or both? For example, Tamar Weinberg is the community manager for Mashable, and she has written for Lifehacker.com and other mega blogs.

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How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Mark Frauenfelder Mark Frauenfelder is a co-editor of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE Magazine. For example, I write a lot about AOL, and after the recent layoffs, I wrote how the entire mobile advertising team took a voluntary buyout and quit the company.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

40 Key Elements to Getting Started in Social Media (Louis Gray): Mike Fruchter writes an awesome blog post on Louis Gray’s blog about how to get involved in social media, from branding to blogging to Twitter to community. Here are 10 reasons why you as a company entity should avoid it.

Are You a Productive Reader? - Stepcase Lifehack

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Continue your discussions at Lifehack Community. 7 iPhone Apps to Boost Your Productivity. Today: Danny Bader of the David Allen Company. Web Designer Company: Opera Software. Web Designer Company: Opera Software. Web Designer Company: Opera Software. ABOUT.

The Truth About the iPad | Blogging and Content Creation | Social.

Convince & Convert

I use my iPad instead of my iPhone, not instead of my MacBook. It’s an almost magical device that can show incredibly crisp HD video, all the audio you can handle, Web pages, books, online magazines ( Zinio is great on the iPad), newspapers, tweets, Facebook, Linkedin, and just about anything else you’d want to digest. In truth, the touch mechanics of the iPad are virtually identical to the iPhone. It's really just a BIG iPhone-like device.

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7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As my company builds out our first blog- there are great tips in here, thank you. But to me, a blog is similar to a magazine and most popular magazines have pictures. She provides consulting in internet marketing and manages Community Support & Advertising at Mashable.

Your Guide to the Crowdsourced Workforce - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Crowdsourcing, a term coined by Jeff Howe in a June 2006 issue of Wired magazine, is a model of labor that has been fully embraced on the Internet over the past couple of years. Weve written about a number of companies that employ crowdsourcing to produce their product or service here on ReadWriteWeb, but in this post well specifically look at companies that allow you to leverage the crowd to get something done. iphone. ReadWriteWeb. RWW Network. ReadWriteWeb.

Seth Godin on Steroids: Here’s My Evernote Password

Viper Chill

” Source: Fast Company. ” Source: Inc Magazine. ” Source: Inc Magazine. Kate Middleton, iPhone and our excellent coverage of those and other stories drew 39.1m Today, Apple is the most valuable technology company in the world.

Blogging: Social Media is Not Only About Social Media Sites

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Well, for one, social media users — that is, users on social news sites such as Digg, Mixx, Reddit — are not particularly enthusiastic about the proliferation of marketers in their community. Tamar is also the author of The New Community Rules (July 2009).

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Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Then and Now In the good old days, say from the 1850s onwards, marketing was mostly a one way “communication&# : companies advertized their wares via local media like newspapers, magazines, and traveling salespeople. The time has come for companies to be part of the conversation.

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11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

By putting effort into the writing process, you reap the benefits of a community that supports you because you lift them through your words. Smashing Magazine ), among other things. And his passion for his community is amazing – highly recommended!

78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Noting that “Smart and savvy companies have positioned themselves as authoritative experts and trusted sources of information by creating their own content,&# Gordon Plutsky outlines a six-step process for consistently connecting with prospects through relevant, compelling content. A Cheat Sheet to Help You Conquer Social Media by Fast Company. Five Rules for Responsible Social Marketing by Fast Company. You need help from the power users in that community.

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The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I hearken back to the magazine rack on the street corner that had the sign if you read it you bought it. I had a former supervisor tell us on the first day of a sales job, “Yes, our company helps people and we do it very well.

Bloggers & Writers - What Keeps You Going?

The Marketing Blog

I remember speaking to a journalist from a leading business magazine some-time back who was really passionate about a story he had to cover. Subscribe to Blog Updates Feedburners Stats Email Subscription My Company About Hi, I am Daksh author of themarketingblog & co-founder of Iffort, a web-strategy & digital marketing consulting firm. Home About In the Media Driving Traffic From Blog Comments Fastrack Adopts Social Media November 23, 2007.8:38

Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

She has written for major sites like Mashable and Smashing Magazine as well as published the book Internet Famous: A Practical Guide to Becoming an Online Celebrity. Her latest posts include Tap Tap Revenge 3 Video , Paypal iPhone App Launches Deposit Check Scanning , and Skin It!

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I have a couple set up for books that I work for the publishing company. I am trying to do this on my company fan page and I dont see the pencil for the boxes tab either. A big company like this you should think that they clould afford to give SUPPORT to there clients. !!

When is Brand Evangelism a Crime? Exploring the Royal Caribbean.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In my upcoming book, The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web ( Amazon link ), which is slated to be released in late Spring, I talk about the importance of brand evangelism as part of an effective community management strategy.

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Social Pros 20 – Katie Morse, Billboard

Convince & Convert

Read on for insights from Katie and our Social Media Stat of the Week ( this week : 47% of B2B companies do not track brand mentions on social media). Jill’s company, Argyle Social, providers of data driven social media marketing software.

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Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008

Koka Sexton

Thinking Like Leonardo da Vinci ¬ iphone apps review #3719 April 4th, 2009 at 12:03 am Nice article, I agree with some of your points! Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008 I do a lot of surfing.

Why Nobody Should Buy Digg ?» Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In other words, they don’t give a damn about the community and they seemed to have moved on — perhaps completely. Quite frankly, I don’t think there’s really a good person running the company. They forgot about the community.

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Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008 - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Thinking Like Leonardo da Vinci ¬ iphone apps review #3719 April 4th, 2009 at 12:03 am Nice article, I agree with some of your points! Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008 I do a lot of surfing.

A great opportunity for Nokia that no one has mentioned…

The Way of the Web

The news is full of reports on the abysmal second quarter results posted by Nokia today, which saw such a massive drop for the company that it has been surpassed by Apple in smartphone sales for the first time (16.7 million Nokias, compared to 20 million iPhones).

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Social Pros 14 – Jason Falls, Social Media Explorer

Convince & Convert

Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch. They have been written about and talked about in places like Fast Company and Wired, and so on and so forth.

Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Facebook The Facebook Marketing Bible: 24 Ways to Market Your Brand, Company, Product, or Service Inside Facebook (Inside Facebook): Justin Smith shows how Facebook includes a variety of channels that spread the word in a very in-depth blog post. The Social Networking Guide for Newbies (Fast Company): Social networking is much like networking in the real world. For more 404 pages, check out the Smashing Magazine collections.

The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This

Viper Chill

The magazine industry is crumbling. I really love the tech space and prefer industry insider details and unhindered rants over ’11 Steps on How to Install an iPhone App’ I’m not alone either. This is an important blog post, because it makes a prediction.

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Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

You have to create content, be part of many communities, and proceed incrementally. Your company needs to be part of that conversation. It’s about having a strategy for making your company or organization more like a person and less like a machine. If your customers and prospects feel like your company is more human and actually cares about them, they’ll want to be part of it. going so our COMMUNITY INFLUENCERS ?can

Are You Ready for the Opportunity Economy | social media case.

Convince & Convert

But while companies are rightly trying to get their heads around the concept that every customer is now a secret shopper and a potential reporter, not enough attention is being paid to the positive ramifications of real-time business. The ability of companies to win hearts and minds through contextually appropriate, just in time marketing is the hallmark of the Opportunity Economy, and it has never been healthier. Pity the typical company who can't see it.

Hawaii Officially Dips Toes in the Waters of Social Media

Bare Feet Studios

I personally logged over 200 hours of my time producing the event – 100% volunteer for this community service. Indeed, I think companies that can capitalize on the power of GFNs will gain the strongest competitive advantages that the Internet has to offer.