6 Lessons Learned From the Demise of MySpace | facebook | Social.

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Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 6 Lessons Learned From the Demise of MySpace September 8th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Once the undisputed king of social media (at least in the U.S.), But back to MySpace.

4 Steps to Drive Sales with a Social FAQ | Blogging and Content.

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Not in a “here’s our FAQ&# way, but in a vigorous, social media way. Cohen RT @jaybaer: 4 Steps to Drive Sales with a Social FAQ [link] [link] Jeffrey L. Cohen RT @jaybaer: 4 Steps to Drive Sales with a Social FAQ [link] [link] Jeffrey L. Cohen RT @jaybaer: 4 Steps to Drive Sales with a Social FAQ [link] [link] Jeffrey L. Stelzner How to use FAQs to drive social sales (great tips!) RT @Mike_Stelzner: How to use FAQs to drive social sales (great tips!)

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6 Things The Army Taught Me About PR

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My soldiers told me MySpace was a place to meet girls, so it didn’t seem to have a practical business application and I didn’t want another password to remember. To the Army, engagements often mean meeting with people in the community. An extended community.

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

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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. Starbucks could use their SDN to reinvent themselves as a key member of any local community, and not as a coffeehouse, but as the best-possible advertising platform available in every city and town in the country.

Is Your Twitter Addiction Paying Off

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I love the Twitter culture and community, and I spend quite a bit of time using Twitter.

Helping Kids Stay Safe Online. Is SocialShield the Answer.

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While I did not request that my mother authorize access to her accounts, SocialShield did tell me that she has (wait for it…) a MySpace account. My mother, whose 75th birthday is this weekend, is on MySpace? After the laughter subsided, I went to MySpace to search for her.

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Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Online Community With Purpose and a Plan May 5th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Lisa Beatty was at a cross-roads. Research + brand community + marketing to women = social media success.

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DJ Waldow Director of Community, Blue Sky Factory @djwaldow [link] Jered I think you hit the nail on the head, here.

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It had the residents buzzing, created a “have to live there&# by those outside the community. For those who don’t buy this, take a look at this empirical experiment: [link] But there’s a second flow: stories inspire involvement and advocacy, enabling community to coalesce. I really don’t think you can “build community&#. You can enable communities to coalesce around brands, then you can nurture and grow from there.

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For example, an agency’s collective judgment plays a critical role in the choosing of what to say, how to say it, and to whom or when, and through what format, or when managing sensitive community relations, or in selecting a strategic partnership tie-in or when taking an extra-calculated risk to achieve desired outcomes.

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Blastoff for My New Social Media Newsletter

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Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Blastoff for My New Social Media Newsletter August 16th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Last Monday was the world premier of my new social media newsletter, the 3-2-1.

Kevin Rose is Digg's Biggest Hypocrite » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

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Infraction #1 : Digg’s FAQ (Submitting Section, Question #3) says that duplicate submissions are bannable violations. Both wanted to create a Facebook community to connect users to each other. Your loyalties are to your community, and mine are to mine.

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Let me hear about it: View Comments | Subscribe To This Blog | Sign Up For Our Newsletter Share This Post: Similar Posts That You Might Enjoy: Do You Have the Guts to Expect Social Media Failure Online Community With Purpose and a Plan Why D.I.S. DJ Waldow Director of Community, Blue Sky Factory @djwaldow [link] Marjorie Clayman You can sleep easy, Jay. He talks about how hard it used to be for communities to form, and how easy it is now.

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I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends

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Wonderful community-building strategy! Wonderful community-building strategy! Wonderful community-building strategy! Wonderful community-building strategy! Wonderful community-building strategy! Wonderful community-building strategy! Wonderful community-building strategy! Wonderful community-building strategy! Wonderful community-building strategy! Wonderful community-building strategy! Wonderful community-building strategy!

How to Match 10 Key Success Metrics to Your Blogging Strategy.

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Blogging for Community These blogs seek to guild a consistent readership that interact with the blogger(s) and advocate on behalf of the content on other social outposts. We see blogging both as community building and as a function of being a web based business. Community If people are paying attention, and connecting with one another around your content, you have attained success.

Turn the Tables on Social Media with NutshellMail | Email.

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And More… Although I’m not using it presently, you can also configure your NutshellMail to include Linkedin and MySpace content, as well as updates from the Ning groups of which you are a member. I haven't used it, but looks interesting [link] [link] Meylah Community Anyone use NutshellMail?

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That content helps the company with SEO, and also builds a real-time, living FAQ of customer testimonials and insights. Allowing for and creating communities.

Is Social Conversation a Myth?

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The u30pro chat that I moderate with Lauren Fernandez have amazing discussions every week as far as I’ve gathered from the community. I think of the great web based communities like brazen careerist and 20something bloggers. Both of these communities have a great deal of interaction and conversation. In fact, on Movingscam.com, you can read entire threads between victims and moving pros where some serious problems have been solved together by the community.

Facebook Success Summit - 22 Sessions on Everything Facebook.

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I’ll be talking about brand community strategy and how to activate your audience. Danny Brown) Tagged as: brand communities , facebook , facebook strategy , facebook success summit , Speaking Engagements Did you enjoy this blog post?

Wow Online Influencers With An In-Person Experience

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Cheers, Sheldon, community manager for Sysomos [link] Marina Maher Comm.

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This is the strategy of creating a Social FAQ. Thanks for the link back to the social FAQ – I'd lost the link during my busy summer.

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100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media | chrisbrogan.com

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Track things like audience/community sentiment (positive/negative) if you want to map effort to results. Facebook and/or MySpace are useful social networks where you can build outposts (see next list). Build a similar outpost on MySpace, if your audience might be there. Use social networks respectfully to share the best of your content, in a community-appropriate setting. Community. Remember that community and marketplace are two different things.

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UNcanny Insights From UnMarketing | Book Reviews | Social Media.

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DJ Waldow Director of Community, Blue Sky Factory @djwaldow [link] unmarketing Thanks a lot Jay.

Cognitive Surplus - Use Social Connectivity to Change the World.

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Please Help Me Pick a New Look For My Blog

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Integrating Email and Social Media with Flowtown | Email Marketing.

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Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Integrating Email and Social Media with Flowtown February 10th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Aren’t social media and email more alike than they are different?

Co-op SEO and the Future of Websites | Guest Posts | Social Media.

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Are You Growing Enough Voices

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Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Are You Growing Enough Voices July 27th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet I’m back from my family vacation in Canada.

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In his post, Social CRM is Just the Beginning , Brian Solis writes: I believe that among the chief attributes of social media, the ability to identify active communities of relevance, trace channels and voices of influence, and also discern and dissect the various stages of decision making, all in real-time, is nothing short of profound and transformational.

12 Filtering Tips for Better Information in Half the Time

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1) Actually Joining the Community. Brings all your favorite MySpace, Digg, YouTube, Gmail, Flickr, eBay, del.icio.us The Blog of Tim Ferriss - Experiments in Lifestyle Design. #1 1 New York Times Bestseller. #1 1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller. #1 1 BusinessWeek Bestseller.

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DJ Waldow Director of Community, Blue Sky Factory @djwaldow [link] Graeme White interesting!

Why Content Marketing Matters To Me And Should To You

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Content without community, without approachability, without humanization and kinship is ineffective. is Crucial to your Content Marketing Strategy 4 Steps to Drive Sales with a Social FAQ Build Your Brand a Social Content Ladder in 5 Steps [link] Jeremy Victor Jay, Congrats – I completely understand your feeling of affirmation as that is exactly the way I felt about [link] making the Junta42 at #24. I like the idea of building a community.

Would You Try It With a Fox?

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Please Help Me Support Make-A-Wish Foundation | Convince & Convert.

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One other thing that I would toss out there…in our community of Social Media, marketing, etc.,

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This allows Yelp to strengthen loyalty among Elite Squad members, offers an impetus for wanna-be-members to post additional reviews; and, makes the site content stronger – keeping the broader community active and engaged. link] Yael Davidowitz-Neu Thanks for writing in and congratulations on creating an awesome community!

Do You Have the Guts to Expect Social Media Failure | Social Media.

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