Email or RSS: Which Do You Prefer

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Email or RSS: Which Do You Prefer Written on January 13, 2010 by Justin Levy in email , hubspot , rss , social media 40 Comments - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. In doing educational seminars and speaking to a variety of different groups, I usually have to describe what RSS actually is.

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iGoogle Finished – what’s your favourite RSS Dashboard social media monitoring?

Laurel Papworth

And yes, FREE, I’m pretty sure I’ve reached 10,000 companies in Australia in the last few years and convinced them NOT to buy Radian6 etc until they’ve started with a free service! It can’t be a purely RSS play as we need gadgets/widgets for API only based services.

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Change or Die | Fast Company

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Fast Company. Connect with Fast Company. The companys top executives had invited the most farsighted thinkers they knew from around the world to come together in New York and propose solutions to some really big problems. CEOs are supposedly the prime change agents for their companies, but theyre often as resistant to change as anyone -- and as prone to backsliding. Energy Efficient Servers See how HP Energy Efficient Servers can help your company save energy.

The truth in online health communities

Harp Interactive

Like any company with marketing-savvy, they put in place an aggressive, integrated SEO and social media marketing plan in order to saturate the search engines with “their&# side of the story.

7 Skill Sets for Nurturing Open Community

Convince & Convert

Tweet Guest post as part of the virtual book tour by Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer to explore concepts from their new book Open Community : a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web. You Don’t Have to Own A Community to Build Community.

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Social Media Community Management: An Interview with Kathryn Peck of EA SPORTS

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Her community outreach on behalf of Electronic Arts was amazing and her engagement with customers gives all of us lessons to live by. What’s a typical day like for you as the EA SPORTS Active Community Manager?

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Community Bootstrapping: Tools & Strategies To Build A Community.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Community / Community Bootstrapping: Tools & Strategies To Build A Community On A Budget | Subcribe via RSS Community Bootstrapping: Tools & Strategies To Build A Community On A Budget July 22nd, 2009 Posted in Community Tweet Share Having a thriving community where your users or customers frequently visit, interact, provide feedback and evangelize your products/services is an extremely valuable scenario.

How to Cut Costs with Your Own Support Community

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Maintaining traditional channels like phone, email and live chat support are a must—but a solid support community can cut that burden drastically, saving you time and money. But good communities are more than support channels. Take a look at some strong examples of community support.

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Book Review Wednesday: Wikibrands: Reinventing your company in.

Akamai Marketing

By encouraging businesses to start out with their focus and strategy and then move through to the other elements, the authors Dover and Moffit support what so many marketers know, but what so many companies ignore in their rush to create a program.

Industry Buzz: 4 reasons why rasa.io is the up and coming community platform

SocialFish

For many associations, engagement happens exclusively online, and getting an online community to an effective place is a long-term, detailed task. Here at SocialFish, we’re strong advocates of the Open Garden concept and online communities, so we’re always eager to test out new platforms.

Are You A Business Or A Media Company?

Small Business Mavericks

A media company. But what does it mean to be a media company? These include forums, blogs, community websites where industry news can be published, wikis, etc. Whatever it is, if you are a media company, then you’re a power to reckon with. About Us What’s a Maverick?

Vanns Community Manager Update: I Turned The Opportunity Down

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Community , Social Media / Vanns Community Manager Update: I Turned The Opportunity Down | Subcribe via RSS Vanns Community Manager Update: I Turned The Opportunity Down September 14th, 2009 Posted in Community , Social Media Tweet Share Because so many of my family, friends, friends of friends, etc. Vanns already has a community site up and running.

How to Leverage a Community of Passionate Fans

Convince & Convert

The RSS feed is: [link]. Many casual users of Garmin may only know them as a GPS company, but the truth is that Garmin has been around much longer than the portable GPS has been available, working on equipment for aviation, marine, outdoor recreation, and fitness industries.

Social Pros 6 – Instagram Lessons from a Giant B2B Company

Convince & Convert

This episode features Jonathan Wichmann the head of social media for Maersk Line , the world’s largest container shipping company. The RSS feed is: [link]. You think, “Gee, why do we have a container shipping company on the Social Pros podcast?”

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Top Strategies for Taking Your Online Community Offline with Marketing Events – Stefanie Grieser [SSM019]

Buffer Social

How to listen : iTunes | Google Play | SoundCloud | Stitcher | RSS. You’ll also learn other great things like: How social media can help you market and grow your offline community. That makes an event: a community and great content, valuable content that people can learn from.”

How To Create A Know-It-All Company - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership

Buzz Marketing for Technology

RSS Feeds. RSS Feeds » LEADERSHIP. Are you involved in setting the direction for your companys IT budget or strategy? How To Create A Know-It-All Company. Heres how some companies convinced individuals to share best practices. To drive KM at Russell Reynolds, the company circulates a document every afternoon throughout its 32 offices worldwide that shows all outstanding proposals and projects. That gave us fertile ground to kick off the community.

Introducing Users to the Concept of Meeting Workspaces in MOSS 2007 | NetworkWorld.com Community

Buzz Marketing for Technology

t always found a lot of success, particularly for companies where Outlook isnâ??t Microsoft news RSS feed. Friday, June 27, 2008. Research Centers. Security. Anti-Virus / Spyware / Spam. Compliance & Regulation. Firewalls / VPN / Intrusion. Services. Cisco Security Watch.

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I’ve done a number of workshops the past few months with clients designed to do two primary things: Land a common understanding across the teams involved around what social media, communities and influencer programs really are and more importantly why it matters to a business. The answer is NOT always social media/community - that would be another warning sign if it was. 4) None of the following are community platforms: Wikis, Blogs or Forums. Best Engaging Communities.

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5 Things I’ve Learned from Running BizSugar

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

When my company, Small Business Trends, LLC, first purchased BizSugar in the summer of 2009, the best way I could describe it was as a miniature version of Digg, except that BizSugar focused soley on sharing information geared toward small and mid-sized businesses.

The Blog Turns 20 This Year

Twist Image

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. I could not believe that if my words resonated, I would be able to find my own audience and build my own community. online community.

The Long Tales - The Best In Business Innovation Content - Issue #5

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A leader of the free world is stripping down one of the biggest companies via Twitter (slicing billions from their market cap). Beverage Company Califia Farms Publishes Branded Magazine 'Pour Over' - MediaPost. All of this, brought to you by the nut-beverage and coffee company Califia Farms. It's time for an RSS revival - Wired. I'm sure Wired will get all of the credit for this idea, but I've been writing and dreaming about the power of RSS. So, what is RSS ?

3 Ways A Blog Helps You SEO-Wise | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

Do you have a company blog ? You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 About Us What’s a Maverick?

5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week

Firebelly

Hart "Show The Love" Facebook Sweepstakes | Main | YouTube Tuesday: Digital Ethnography » February 26, 2010 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader. Below, we discuss ten important Social Metrics for companies. And to ensure they’re made to feel a strong part of your online community.

Controlling The Conversation: Strategies To Get People Talking.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Community , Social Media / Controlling The Conversation: Strategies To Get People Talking About What You Want | Subcribe via RSS Controlling The Conversation: Strategies To Get People Talking About What You Want August 17th, 2009 Posted in Community , Social Media Tweet Share No matter the time, place, platform, or technology, having people talking about your company, products or services is a good thing period.

When Networking Falls Short, Your [Lack of] Success Will Follow

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Without an understanding of your community and an understanding of the influencers , you’re destined for failure. George, a representative of a UK social media agency, emailed me last month to tell me to check out his company’s blog. Today, community means a whole lot.

How to Find Your Social Voice and Help Others Do the Same

Convince & Convert

Michele Wingate , Social Media Manager for American Family Insurance , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week todiscuss building lasting relationships on social media, complying with federal marketing regulations, and developing an internal community to support employees in social media.

Google Spreadsheets Update: Blessing in Disguise for Marketers…

The Marketing Blog

While scanning through the feeds in my ‘RSS Feed Reader’ , I discovered an interesting update in Google Spreadsheets. 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 India’s Buzziest Media Brand Condolence February 20, 2008.3:10

How to Be Successful Across All Social Platforms

Convince & Convert

The RSS feed is: [link]. Many companies are using social to bolster their customer service efforts.

Powwowing With Pepco on Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Powwowing With Pepco on Social Media September 28th, 2010 Tweet I haven’t been the biggest fan of my local energy company, Pepco, recently.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I have an annual tradition of giving back to the community on my birthday, which is why this year is no different. Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations.

Want Social Media Evangelizers? Be Social

Waxing UnLyrical

Be Social September 7th, 2010 Tweet Today BNET published my second post, focusing on how companies can use social media to turn customers into evangelizers. My post looks at how three companies are doing this well, as told by their customers.

How to Derive Inspiration from an Active Fan Base

Convince & Convert

The RSS feed is: [link]. Jeff agrees, pointing out that each time someone patronizes a company, it gives them the opportunity to interact with the brand. Jessica Gioglio, Dunkin’ Donuts @savvybostonian.

Using Social to Put the “Culture” back in “Agriculture”

Convince & Convert

Jamie van der Molen , Community Manager at Dairy Management Inc. , The RSS feed is: [link]. As we all know, companies are made up of great people , and social media lets that shine through. Jamie Vander Molen, DMI @jamie_vm and Ray Prock, DMI @rayprock.

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How to Maintain Your Brand’s Authentic Voice

Convince & Convert

The RSS feed is: [link]. But Southwest is intent on keeping the blog organic : a true voice of the company. Brooks Thomas, Southwest @brooksethomas.

How to Fix a “Broken Brand” with Social

Convince & Convert

The RSS feed is: [link]. “Nielsen, through acquisition, has picked up companies that are monitoring social media,” Jeff says. He worked for Jeep, which was one of the first companies to join the social sphere, and at that time MySpace was the place to be.

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Is Your Brand Socially Agile?

Convince & Convert

The RSS feed is: [link]. With a smart team running the campaigns and the trust of the company behind them, they’re able to achieve more than any brand who is micromanaging their social media outlets. The RSS feed is: [link]. Andy White, Audi @white.

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Do Your Followers Know the Background? All Yodeling in Context

Convince & Convert

Jennifer Beechen , Digital and Integrated Marketing Director at WhiteWave Foods , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss managing several brands as an umbrella company, integrating customer service proactively, and making sure the customer always knows the context.

Forget Best Practices – Get 100,000+ Likes with Your Genuine Voice

Convince & Convert

The RSS feed is: [link]. 100% of the proceeds from the sales of the book go to the Chief Oliver Foundation , which is dedicated to helping victims of sexual assault heal and to aid community children’s programs. David Oliver, Brimfield Police Department.

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Being Loud About 3M’s Quiet but Powerful Innovations

Convince & Convert

The RSS feed is: [link]. 3M has always been a social company, he says, so social media becoming the new fabric of the world is a natural transition for them. People already want to be a part of the innovation driving this century-old company, so 3M is not struggling for engagement.

Why the Corporate Blog is Not Even Close to Dead

Convince & Convert

The RSS feed is: [link]. “Brands need to start thinking like media companies if they truly want to reach consumers.” Think Like a Media Company. ” Enter Michael’s new book, Your Brand: The Next Media Company. Michael Brito, author @britopian.

14 Ways to Market Your Blog For Free

Writtent Blog

The main goal here is to make people identify with your company and your employees so they will then share your story around the platform. 10 RSS. Another thing that might be helpful is an RSS feed. 12 Join a Blogging Community. Company News

GoDaddy: Good Marketing Or Reputation Problem? | Small Business.

Small Business Mavericks

But recently, the company has taken controversy to a new level. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 About Us What’s a Maverick?

If I ignore bad publicity, does that mean it isn't there?

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in Branding on August 28, 2008 | no responses Big companies, small businesses – we all work very hard to deliver an extraordinary product or service to our customers. What about this company attracts them?

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