Talking The Social Media Walk

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Lars Plougmann via Flickr, Creative Commons Really, if you just read through the comments, there’s your follow-up blog post… but since I promised you one, you’re getting one. The question is not ‘are we walking the walk?’

Kpop Lessons: Handling Defamation Through Public Relations

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Image: twchoi11 via Flickr , Creative Commons Though I wouldn’t consider myself as devoted as some fan clubs. Earlier this year, Korean netizens questioned the academic credentials of musician Tablo , pen name Daniel Armand Lee, who graduated from Stanford University in 2002.

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The Value Of A Fire Drill

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Stephen Korecky via Flickr , Creative Commons I was finger painting in kindergarten and having a good ole time. And of course, then came the questions from my mom: “What happened to your clothes?”

So What Will You Have For Lunch?

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Image: Ranjit Bhatnagar via Flickr , Creative Commons And thanks to , I can share it with you. So I answered the question that Twitter used to ask at the time (what are you doing?)

44 Blogging Questions and Answers


Last week, I was given the opportunity to do a live question and answer session on Social Media Examiner ’s Facebook page. So without further ado, here is the transcript with the questions that were asked during that hour and responses from myself as well as fans.

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing


I receive a lot of questions on a regular basis about blogging, online marketing, and traffic generation, so I thought I would share my answers in this post. Comments are the life of your blogging community. Here are some content-related questions when it comes to blog marketing.

10 Problems Keeping Your Online Community from Being Great


The problem: The initial inclination when building an online community is volume. And then after you reach an acceptable, beefy threshold – that’s when you start to sculpt your community. Your community manager is an outsider. Have a community of Hybrid car owners?

Paywall for and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

As tomorrow is an historic day – The Australian and other sites move behind the paywall – what WILL we pay for, what SHOULD we pay for and what OTHER revenues streams are being missed by refusal to build online communities around their content? So many questions.

How to Start a University Blog

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Katie Harris via Flickr , Creative Commons Connect with the people you serve The goal wasn’t to create a blog. You can’t start a blog like ours unless the community wants it. So if you have a question, please do contact me at sorochys [at] uregina [dot] ca.

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Weekly Roundup: The Magic of Discovery

Waxing UnLyrical

A question from Davina Brewer on how folks are using their blogrolls got me thinking. And this a question almost everyone is asking themselves. Image: Arturo Sotillo via Flickr , Creative Commons How about you?

What Is Your Good Name?

Waxing UnLyrical

December 7th, 2010 Tweet In India, if you meet someone for the first time you are more than likely to be asked a question that roughly translates to, “What is your good name?&# First, because the questioner wants to know what your “real&# name is, as opposed to your nickname.

The Case for Nonprofit Storytelling

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Most successful stories are moral—they teach us how to live, whether explicitly or implicitly, and bind us together around common values. Nonprofit Storytelling: Community-Building. A shared understanding and an empathy that is foundational in building a community.

Is Pay-to-Post Blogging The New Advertorial?

Waxing UnLyrical

A few weeks ago, they asked a question about paying for blog posts. The small community of readers I have built up and learned from would shun me, rightly perhaps. Thanks for sharing the post with your #pr20chat community.

[Artomatic Diaries] Getting started with Twitter branding and follow strategy


Artomatic’s mission: Artomatic works to strengthen the artist community; build an audience for that community and helps focus attention on the use of temporary space for its events and the community of artists. All it takes is showing you care about your community.

24+ Sites to Find Free Images You Would Actually Use for Your Marketing

Buffer Social

But there’s one question we get asked quite often: Where can you find free images that are high quality and cleared to use for your blog posts or social media content? It’s a question with a lot of different answers and caveats. What is Creative Commons?

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50+ Social Media Comics And Cartoons For Use Your Presentations

SocMed Sean

” You can find the specifics of my Creative Commons usage license in the right sidebar on any page on my blog, and as long as you make that attribution, I permit anyone to use the comics, even for commercial purposes.

How To Add Static FBML To Your Facebook Page For Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Sections To Read Home Main Page Community - Social Media Network Online Who will benefit from this blog? Next questions who is to use it? Allow me to answer the second question first, in this lies the answer to the first question as well.

The 4-1-1 on the (Not So) New Marketing Trend: Influencer Marketing

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When considering influencers for your company or brand, first ask yourself the following questions: What critical business objective would this support? Image by ElisaRiva via Pixabay, CC0 Creative Commons. Guest Post by Dawn Buzynski.

13 Fantastic Places to Find Background Music for Your Video Content

Buffer Social

Licensing: Free (public domain) & Creative Commons. Price range: Public domain & Creative Commons. Envato Market has more than 3 million digital products created by a global community of contributors. Licensing: Public domain & Creative Commons.

25 Social Media Pet Peeves – How Many Are You Doing?

SocMed Sean

A while back, I asked a fairly straight-forward question on my Facebook page : What is your social media pet peeve? Only posting promotional posts/tweets/articles and never engaging in a 2-way dialog with your community.

Email Marketing could be on principles of Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Sections To Read Home Main Page Community - Social Media Network Online Who will benefit from this blog? People can share their opinions, ask questions, and offer advice. Hi Folks, do you work as an Online Community Manager?

Is Social Media for all industries and brands?

Social Media Network Marketing

Sections To Read Home Main Page Community - Social Media Network Online Who will benefit from this blog? This question is answered when you answer: Where is my target audience? Hi Folks, do you work as an Online Community Manager?

Dealing with Social Media Rejection | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Every social network has some type of “follow&# or “friend&# feature that allows you to build communities on those networks. Bear in mind that – not being under 30 – none of the individuals in question have a whole lot of intimate details on the site.

Copyright – Social Media SAVES your IP from plagiarists

Laurel Papworth

I think we are crowdsourcing this unIndustry association in an adhoc movement of anti-marketing anti-PR communities. A few months later, I was sitting at a conference (in the audience) and the creative director of a well known Sydney agency presented my presentation.

Our Industry, Your Answers: Breaking Down the 2018 JOTW Communications Survey

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A Final Question. The final question of the 2018 JOTW Communications Survey allowed for the most freedom in answers: “What is one thing you wish you could get senior leaders or senior management to understand about communications that you don’t think they understand today?”

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So What’s The Big Deal About Google + Your World? Will It Kill Facebook And Twitter?

SocMed Sean

In these areas, Google does a great job understanding the needs of their community and delivering services that meet those needs. –Sean Note: The tombstone images created for this article were derived by an image by L.Marie on Flickr , under the creative commons license.

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ProBlogger Challenge: Create a Pinterest Persona


Image by SebastianDooris, licensed under Creative Commons. The author recommends that you answer three key questions: How does the person behave in social media? Social Media audience research community social media strategy

Best YouTube Documentaries


They also provide a debatable view of the world, which everyone can perceive their way while encouraging creative, as well as problem-solving thinking. His internet career helped him develop the world-wide popular forum network Reddit, as well as RSS and Creative Commons.

25 Free Digital Marketing Tools for Nonprofits

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The life of a communications pro for a nonprofit organization is one that seems to require a daily mix of magic tricks, extreme sport level time management and creativity. Type in a keyword and get charts which show related questions. Community Building and Social Media Hacks.

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Just Write

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Image: Jeremy Brooks via Flickr, Creative Commons. I must have asked Lauren 20 questions about when it would run, how commenting would work, what I should look out for… and she answered every single one of them patiently.

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10 Ways to Position Your Blog Above Copycats


Post a creative commons license on your content and a byline at the end. Wouldn’t it make you smile to check the scraper blog in question and see, “This blog has been shut down for abuse,” in place of their website? 29 Ways to Stay Creative.

How To Use Pinterest to Advance Your Organization


Here’s a rundown for you from the presenters, with additional answers to the questions asked during the webinar. It is an online community for collecting and sharing visual images. It is a social community that relies on sharing and reciprocity.

Bain Capital Ventures Launches an Innovation Center | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Bain Capital Ventures Launches an Innovation Center Written on July 13, 2010 by Justin Levy in community , entrepreneur , innovation , networking 1 Comment - Leave a comment!

5 things I’ve learned from failed blog posts

Akamai Marketing

Maybe your audience expects solutions, not questions. Use it as an opportunity to really engage the community who engages you – give them something they want to talk about in the place they want to talk about it. Creative Commons photo by Amaury Henderick.

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Four Steps To Optimize A News Release For Google News

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That said, it’s a difficult balance between creativity and keyword use. Image: Andras Pfaff via Flickr , Creative Commons Was this helpful? Have any questions?

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Judging A Blog Post By Its Cover

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: mj*laflaca via Flickr , Creative Commons It’s about how that writing looks. Army via Flickr , Creative Commons Usually these are placed at the top of a post, but often, if a post is long, I’ll insert additional images, alternating left- and right-aligning them.

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More Than a Stepping Stone – the Mid-Size City Becomes a PR Career Destination

Social Media Strategery

Image used under Creative Commons license. As a community, we’ve come together to make this happen. And it’s not like there have been community task forces, or anything choreographed like that. We tout the philanthropic community as an incredible opportunity.

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The Growth of Demand Discovery

Justin Levy

Demand, or the creation of it, can be broken down into three distinct, yet dependent parts: Demand Generation Commonly referred to as Awareness, encompasses traditional media such as Television, Radio, Print, Billboards, and so on.

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How to Create Beautiful Instagram Stories (and 10 Amazing Templates to Use)

Buffer Social

Take our community behind the scenes. One common use case for Instagram Stories is to show behind-the-scenes content. For example, we often get questions about the perfect size for Instagram Stories (1080px X 1920px) or how to advertise on Facebook. Marketplaces: Creative Market.

Ten Reasons PR Pros Should Blog

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Image: Chris Lott via Flickr , Creative Commons One of the questions that Joe asked us was what our blogging experience has been like. Image: Quinn Dombrowski via Flickr , Creative Commons I’ve already said that blogging is a strange beast.

Are Blog Comments Dead? | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Written on July 30, 2010 by Justin Levy in blog , community , facebook , interactions , social media , twitter 23 Comments - Leave a comment! The larger question is whether blog Comments are part of a blog strategy. However, to answer your question: I do not think it is dead.

Measurement… Supplemented

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After the chat, I asked Priya some more questions. Did the question of “ROI&# ever come up when you were discussing the strategy with the client? It’s not so much a question of how fancy the tools are that you’ll use.

How To Become A Public Relations Star

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Image: Nick Fletcher via Flickr, Creative Commons But I’m getting ahead of myself. Not as common is a genuine interest in the things around them. Image: Marc Benton via Flickr, Creative Commons 3. Applying creatively. That sort of creativity gets you noticed.

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