How 5 Top Companies Celebrated National Dog Day

Convince & Convert

Over ten years later, the occasion has become increasingly popular on social media, with companies sharing a range of adorable photos, contests, information about charitable partnerships, and dog-friendly offices. So, which companies put their best paw forward?

Open Government Directive Workshop Results in More Questions Than.

Social Media Strategery

Yesterday, I, along with 250 other people representing three dozen agencies, contractors, and non-profits, attended the second Open Government Directive workshop held at the Department of Transportation. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

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

Buzz Marketing for Technology

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. operations for the company (and a recruiter himself), weeds out people who blame others.

Skittles: Having the Blues Can Cause Huge Facebook Fan Involvement

Mindjumpers

The company decided to produce and launch the new colour and with the help of Facebook as the main campaign hub to create attention and buzz around it. Tweet The Cannes Lions festival is at its highest these days with the last award winners being announced tomorrow, Saturday, June 23 rd.

5 Creative Ways Big Brands Are Using Twitter

Likeable

As Uber’s biggest competitor, Lyft positions itself as socially responsible and tuned into the communities it serves. A recent campaign the brand is running is #TheRideToVote, where Lyft identified lack of transportation as a reason why over 15 million people couldn’t vote.

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So You Want to Bring Social Media to Your Organization?

Social Media Strategery

Development Social Media Bringing Social Media to Your Organization – a Playbook Mon, Oct 20, 2008 Best Of , Best Practices , Social Media I’m giving a presentation, “New Media to Reach New Markets&# at the California Association for Coordinated Transportation’s (CalACT) Annual Conference & Expo on November 6 out in Monterey, CA. I’ll be giving a presentation followed by a panel discussion on how social media is changing public transportation.

Where Social Media and Reality TV Collide

Convince & Convert

kirishred Tweet This Branding a Marketplace uShip , for those who don’t know, is a C2C marketplace where customers can ship “the enormous and the eccentric” by finding transporters. Tweetable Moments Experiment, analyze, adjust.

Crowdsource: BP Oil Spill and social media

Laurel Papworth

And there are a lot of innovation crowdsourced communities online. By the way, only a totally evil company would ask the public for their ideas and then not even read them. New cost-efficient ways of transporting loaded containers was the most sophisticated one I saw.

Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth

Social Networks and Online Communities – maybe Twitter? Even coins don’t actually cost $2 to make, they “represent&# a collective, community value of what is worth $2. And Zynga are just ONE Facebook game company.

Realignment #5: From Products to Solutions

SocialFish

My small community bank added a new feature which is immensely convenient to me: the ability to transfer funds to and from other banks! VIN (the Veterinary Information Network) is a virtual community of veterinarians did just this at its very onset.

5 Clever Uses of LinkedIn for Unique Customer Experiences

Convince & Convert

While many companies are turning to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat, don’t discount what’s possible on LinkedIn. Take inspiration from these five companies that have gone beyond content and company pages to craft unique experiences for their customers.

Laws to Stop Customers and Voters from Doing #SocialMedia Activism Campaigns #TPP

Laurel Papworth

Nsw Voters Make Transport an Election Priority.original. “Also, communities across NSW and the ACT came out in force to chalk up a message to politicians about tackling road and transport priori ties that mattered to them.”. Losing our communication rights.

The Right Way to Use Social Media for Influence Marketing

Convince & Convert

As the CEO, he now consults with at least 5,000 different companies on social media strategy and development , as well as being a keynote speaker and constant resource quoted in publications all over the world. Business 2 Community. It’s All in the Long Game.

8 Stops on the Path to a Better Blog

Convince & Convert

You already know that a blog can be a powerful tool for building authority and thought-leadership, sharing benefits of your company/product, and addressing your audience’s needs and concerns.

7 Ways Your Blog Can Land You A High Paid Job

Kikolani

Blogs from near and fear like To Work or Play helps to transport you into the lifestyle that you may wish for. Be open to companies advertising on your blog. Partnering up in this way can be a win win for the company advertising and for you in your quest to have more for yourself.

Collaborating and Investing in Green Innovations | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Green innovation is becoming a major focus for companies of all sizes. For example, the transportation industry is continually looking into new travel routes and alternative forms of fuel that will enable to not only reduce cost but also reduce their carbon footprint.

How Brands Can Create Social Engagement Via Music Festivals

Ignite Social Media

Multiply these numbers – give or take – for all music events, including Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza and Stagecoach, and companies have themselves a gold mine for capturing the attention of a large, young and hip audience. Think: Travel + Transportation.

How 25 Brands Make the Most of Visual Content on Social Media

Rebekah Radice

Graphics can tell your company story, boost awareness, and drive additional traffic to your product or service. Watch (and learn) as they highlight important milestones within the company by weaving a powerful story into each post.

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100 Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies

Koka Sexton

The following table contains the names of over 100 companies and organization that have published their Employee Social Media Policies or Guidelines online… The left side column is the name of the organization, and it is linked to their organizational or corporate home page.

7 Ways Your Blog Can Land You A High Paid Job

Kikolani

Blogs from near and fear like To Work or Play helps to transport you into the lifestyle that you may wish for. Be open to companies advertising on your blog. Partnering up in this way can be a win win for the company advertising and for you in your quest to have more for yourself.

What's A QR Code And Is It Contagious? | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

Right now, there are just a few companies using it successfully. The idea is for your customers and prospects to use their cell phone to scan the QR Code and immediately be transported to your website on their cell phone or PDA. About Us What’s a Maverick?

How 25 Brands Make the Most of Visual Content on Social Media

Rebekah Radice

Graphics can tell your company story, boost awareness, and drive additional traffic to your product or service. Watch (and learn) as they highlight important milestones within the company by weaving a powerful story into each post.

Social Media Can "Help" Build & Promote Your Personal Brand - Part 1

Diva Marketing Blog

I am currently responsible for the marketing and sales efforts at a Centex branded community in the Coastal Carolinas Division. Social media can amplify your personal brand, but the presence itself cannot be a substitute for a personal brand. Rajesh Setty.

Blog World 2010 Recap – My Notes and Experiences

Kikolani

Adsense – if you’re positioning yourself or company, remove it. Mashable has hired community managers to stay on top comments. I got to do my patriotic duty of the day by saving the government $8 in transportation costs. Ok everyone.

Social Media Can "Help" Build & Promote Your Personal Brand - Part 2

Diva Marketing Blog

I am currently responsible for the marketing and sales efforts at a Centex branded community in the Coastal Carolinas Division. She helped strategize and implement award-winning marketing campaigns at two of America’s most trusted nonprofits and currently works in the transportation industry.

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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Will All Brands Be Open? Should All Brands Be Open?

Twist Image

If someone heads over to Starbucks ' My Starbucks Idea platform and gets people to vote up the concept of a coffee stir stick that snaps into the sip hole of the drink cover so that nothing spills in transport ( which is a true story ), does that represent true brand innovation? Here's a Blog post titled, Looking Forward to Starbucks Next Chapter , written by Starbucks Chairman, CEO and President, Howard Schultz shortly after the company announced their new logo/positioning.

Social Media Can "Help" Build & Promote Your Personal Brand - Part 3

Diva Marketing Blog

Responsible for the marketing and sales efforts at a Centex branded community in the Coastal Carolinas Division. Currently works in the transportation industry and has led social media strategy for nonprofits. My greatest strength is common sense.

Unmasking the Biggest Tyrant in Blogging

Viper Chill

It was either that or the one where he and I met while staying in a mansion that had a wardrobe which would transport us into a magical snow world where we ruled as young princes with a pet lion. Note from Glen : This is the first post in ViperChill history that isn’t written by me.

Do you REALLY think what you’re doing online will bring you more sales and profits?

Absolute PA

Massively boring e-documents filled with the latest news about a company. Recently, I was a speaker at Women Unlimited’s Thrive! , one of the UK’s leading women-only business conferences in London. It’s the only conference I make a point of attending each year.

Asperger's and IT: Dark secret or open secret?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Industry - Automotive - Defense/Aerospace - Energy/Utilities - Financial - Health Care - Retail - Transportation - Travel - Manufacturing. Hes great at hammering out details one on one with other intensely focused people, often the CEOs of the companies he contracts for. White Papers Read up on the latest ideas and technologies from companies that sell hardware, software and services. ); ); } else { document.write(); }. ); } else { document.write(); }. More Resources.

Things to Learn from Hawaii Musicians Using Social Media | Bare.

Bare Feet Studios

Use the podsafe music communities to share your music with podcasters. And visit the East Honolulu Clothing Company.

Ethics in Social Media: A Glossary | Bare Feet Blog

Bare Feet Studios

She didn’t last long, as the community questioned her extreme statements and Jeremiah Owyang (a Forrester Analyst) contacted Exxon directly for comment. (I Sock Puppets are the paid marketers who pose as community members to create content on behalf of a client or their own company.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #183

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But if you look at the long-term impact of autonomous transportation, it becomes a jobs question. "The ongoing battle between big media companies and various file sharing/streaming/unauthorized copyright infringing entities continues to be a fascinating case of the ponderous legal apparatus chasing the nimble motivated techie. Whether you are dealing with negative emotions or know someone who does, the medical community is making significant strides in this space.

Why I Rarely Answer My Phone | Bare Feet Blog

Bare Feet Studios

It is simply another trending practice that all marketers would be wise to note: Interruption of any kind is increasingly irritating and unnecessary in today’s world of technology and community.

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

Convince & Convert

Personality I am compelled by the fact that the bottom line objective of social media is to add human elements to companies that have acted like inhuman, robotic cyborgs for the past 40 years. It’s a benefit, not a drawback that (despite what others might proclaim) there is no social media playbook that can taken off the shelf and executed in rote fashion for all companies. The second is the humanity that companies are able to bring using social media.

Brain Crack, Innovation, Leadership | Bare Feet Blog

Bare Feet Studios

Three years ago, when Twitter was a tight knit community of tech and communications early adopters, we literally begged them to charge for the service. There is no senior person who has run a large company or built and sold globally a new innovative product.

A Commenting System to Rule them All: Why Choosing the Right Comment System can Make or Break your Blog

ProBlogger

Online publishers are getting in on the action as well by transporting their comments onto the. According to the company’s research, publishers using Livefyre’s commenting system saw 10 times more engagement post installation. This is a guest contribution from writer Lauren Sirt.

Social Pros 9 – Christopher S. Penn, WhatCounts

Convince & Convert

Penn , the Director of Inbound Marketing for enterprise email company WhatCounts. 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.

Social Media Workshop Here in Honolulu

Bare Feet Studios

We will have three guest speakers from the mainland, sharing case studies from companies like Dell, Southwest Airlines, and Cisco who are using social communities online for internal and external customers. Kristie Wells, a community evangelist, customer advocate and President of Social Media Clu b Beth Kanter , a leading blogger and consultant helping nonprofits learn to use social media for creating social change.

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Concerts, Movies and Shows Many communities offer a wide variety of free entertainment through local park districts and organizations. List it on Freecycle , a nonprofit community group that encourages users to give away old items instead of throwing them away.

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Beware of Social Media: It Does Create Change, Like It or Not

Bare Feet Studios

It is your most opportune time to influence opinion, to change internal processes that will make you a better company. A company’s ethical behavior was cited as an important factor in deciding where to work by 97% of the 7,000 surveyed by Kelly Services.

Join Us for Launch of Social Media Club Hawaii Chapter

Bare Feet Studios

I find the company story very interesting. This is the beginning of a global conversation about building an organization and a community where the many diverse groups of people who care about social media can come together to discover, connect, share, and learn.

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