Monday Roundup: Meeting Google’s Mobile-Friendly Standards

Waxing UnLyrical

If your site isn’t mobile-friendly, your SEO probably won’t be as high… or may even drop. But here are a few more resources on becoming, and staying, mobile-friendly. The Definitive Guide to Mobile SEO. However, his post on AudienceBloom still gives you some solid 101-type information on mobile sites, in case that’s what you need right now. How to Keep your Site Fast for Mobile-Friendly. How to Make Your WordPress Blog Mobile Friendly.

How to Grow Your B2B Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: goiabarea via Flickr, CC 2.0. But like any other marketing strategy, growing your B2B Facebook community simply requires an investment of time and genuine engagement. How to Grow Your B2B Facebook Community is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical.

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10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Every time I tell someone I’m a Community Manager , I get a varied response. Really, many people trying to describe Online Community Managers, end up sounding like this: Others may know what Community Manager is, but don’t know exactly how much it entails.

themarketingblog@wordpress on Mobile

The Marketing Blog

16 am themarketingblog@wordpress on Mobile Jump to Comments There was a time when mobile version of a website used to be a rarity. The trend appears to have changed now and today’s development-teams have to consider the compatibility of their website/blog with mobile phones. The process of creating a mobile version of your site/blog is pretty easy and takes less than 2 minutes – thanks to a company called MoFuse.

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Instagram Does the Two Step - And Steps In It

Social Media Marketing

It's not too long ago (okay, in social media terms, it was eons ago) that Flickr was one of the major social networks. A Timeline of Events With Marissa Mayer at the helm, it was clear that she was making Flickr a strategic priority (along with mobile and a a renewed focus on products).

Protecting Children from Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

This graphic by Forrester Research, refers to the types of people that hang out in communities and what they do in those communities. Share images on Flickr. They can use a mobile device. How can you protect your children from social media?

Flying Viral: What Businesses Can Learn from the Flappy Bird Saga

The Realtime Report

Image via Flickr. Such is the story of Flappy Bird , a seemingly simple mobile game created in a matter of days and released last May. So how did Flappy Bird spread like wildfire and take over the mobile sphere in a matter of moments?

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When Was the Last Time Your Intranet Empowered Anyone?

Social Media Strategery

Community Blog. When was the last time: Image courtesy of Flickr user Search Engine People Blog Someone spent their own money to purchase promotional items to help build awareness and get more people to participate? Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

Five Signs the Future Belongs to User-Generated Content

Waxing UnLyrical

via Flickr, CC 2.0. It’s a landslide: Community creates results. The Harlem Shake depended on community. User-generated content is far better at creating that community. Disclaimer: Pic-n-Post is a client of RedShift Writers. Hello, WUL readers! Remember me?

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Keep Yourself Alive

Twist Image

Technology, connectivity and the great untethering of our society as we become more and more mobile is our own, personal responsibility. This same person has been publishing pictures of their young family to Facebook and Flickr forever, for all to see. flickr. mobile. blog breadcrumbs connectivity data digitalchannel facebook flickr google government mobile onlineprivacy openapi personalengagement personalinformation privacy publishing technology tweet website

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101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013

Webbiquity SMM

The least popular major networks are Flickr, Tumblr and StumbleUpon. ( 54% of consumers say that “smaller communities have greater influence on a topic than larger ones.” Facebook = mobile. Half of all mobile web traffic in the U.K.

4 Ways To Tap Into Local Markets

Harp Interactive

Coordinates on the page boost your visibility and enhance usefulness as people are able to copy them directly into their GPS devices and get them on mobile phones via Apps. Flickr and Panoramio geotag and display these images in a mapping context.

Learning via the Social Media Game

Bare Feet Studios

It just shows you how much app and platform development continues in the sphere of online social networks and mobile options. Do you have a community on the ground to support an online community? Or would you be better served to set up a community inside another social network? Web and mobile updates. Mobile Texting. Flickr. Mobile Apps. A photo-sharing social network built around mobile apps plus artsy filters.

This Week in Social Media - 3/26/2013

Social Media Marketing

A series from We Are Social deals with brands and the future of marketing first with brands defining the future (Part 1) and then with communities vs. platforms (Part 2). Image source: zoonbar (Flickr). mobile Advertising this week in social technology news Marketing social media PR

7 steps to shutting down a social media site

Laurel Papworth

Remember, customers believe that social media sites belong to “them&# the customer and for a % of your online community your exit strategy is going to destroy their friendships and their content. For Radar : A warm look at history of the online community.

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

Convince & Convert

As mobile browsers become more powerful, Google and its partners decided to do things their own way. I believe the mobile Web will eventually win, and that apps are here as a transitionary measure until we can sort out browsers that are good enough to emulate the Web experience on mobile.” This mobile version of Firefox is supposed to provide the fastest JavaScript experience for smartphones, also removing the barrier of coding for the various mobile platforms.

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How Grandma Reads Your Facebook Updates & 4 Other Social Media Stories

Firebelly

How easy is it make your blog or website mobile friendly? Wordpress Plugins to Make Your Blog Mobile Friendly By Rohit Due to the advances in mobile technology, now a days almost all the mobile phones are equipped with Internet surfing capabilities.

Freemium Revenues: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

We look at Freemium revenue in social networks and online communities including asking that: if freemium is the business model of giving it all (or most) of the services away for free , how can you then charge for it? On Flickr, maybe a 100 meg of uploads is fair, more is not.

Firebelly Work: JC Hart "Show The Love" Facebook Sweepstakes

Firebelly

Hart - builders, developers and managers of distinctive apartments communities in the Indianapolis area, Bloomington, IN and Dayton, OH - launch the Show The Love sweepstakes for both their residents and non-residents alike. Hart Apartment Communities Facebook Page. Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Twitter is top social media channel among Fortune 500 | Main | 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week » February 25, 2010 Firebelly Work: J.C.

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Hotels and Social Media Travel Tourism

Laurel Papworth

I reported them to the ACCC – remember “free&# mobile phone fiasco and resultant fines? Engage your customers directly via social media and mobile initiatives, and Web 2.0 Gary took some amazing photographs – the Blue Mountains photo set is here on Flickr.

Communicators Must Lead

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s in this challenging environment that communicators must build greater trust between their organizations and media, stakeholders, influencers, and communities to be effective. Image: chrisperriman via Flickr, CC 2.0. Guest Post by Ken Jacobs.

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State of Crisis Communications and Social Media from a Professor’s Perspective

Waxing UnLyrical

A recent report from Continuity Insights in 2014 shows that “over half (58%) rated mobile technologies [are considered] as absolutely vital in carrying out crisis communications plans, up 5% since 2013” (page 4). Photo: Alan Cleaver via Flickr, CC 2.0. Guest Post by Karen Freberg.

Monday Roundup: 2015 Marketing and PR Trends

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: infradept via Flickr, CC 2.0. Similar to mobile accessibility, 2015 is the year when integration of search with the overall digital marketing strategy will increasingly move from a ‘nice to have’ to an essential.”

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Media140 Sydney: Social Media Twitter & Journalism

Laurel Papworth

I spoke at Media140 Sydney – I want to highlight some of the “arguments&# used against social media by the panels, also focus on Everybody co-creating The Human Narrative and the diminishing role of journalists who take news from one part of the community and deliver it to another part: It’s not YOUR content. Is it more interesting to read an article of a journalist interviewing a survivor of the Mumbai bombings – or to watch that survivor’s photos on Flickr?

Can Publicly-Traded Social Media Companies Survive?

SocMed Sean

Facebook, on the other hand, has a customer community who is primarily focused on sharing personal updates with their friends and family. –Sean *Wall Street image courtesy of ToonariPost on Flickr via Creative Commons. Working for any publicly-traded is a unique experience.

5 Apps To Enhance Your Brand

Idaconcpts

Yelp has a huge community, and the reviews on the site are read seriously. The smartphone app supports sharing on social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Tumblr and FourSquare. It has a huge community, and businesses can increase their presence by being different.

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This Week in Social Media – 5/8/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week, I compose a newsletter that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep our wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Discover, review and curate content from blogs, news sites, Google Plus, Facebook, Amazon, Ebay, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr, Instagram, Wikipedia, or any RSS feed. Access your account anytime and share anything from your computer, mobile and tablet.

Why The Term “Social CRM” Is Just STUPID!

SocMed Sean

Photo by Andres Rueda on Flickr, licensed under Creative Commons For those of you who don’t know what CRM stands for, it’s Customer Relationship Management and it’s a term often used by software vendors like SalesForce.com to describe their products.

Saying Goodbye to Digital Marketing: Meet the New Me

Ari Herzog

I spent four wonderful years self-employed as a digital marketing trainer, consultant, and community manager. Working in a tethered relationship to computers, mobile devices, avatars, and links is no longer happy. I am saying goodbye to the digital life and hello to community affairs.

This Week in Social Media – 7/24/2013

Social Media Marketing

Facebook’s Q2 earnings show mobile growth, U.S. The mobile space continues to dominate: comScore indicates that time spent on Facebook''s mobile platform more than doubled in Q2. A 61 percent increase in advertising revenue - 41 percent of which was from mobile advertising.

The Gamification of Social Media

Social Media Marketing

When tied to other accounts such as Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, YouTube, LinkedIn and blogs, your net worth rises based on the content you either create or share. It's a chance to connect and brainstorm with others by finding affinity groups ("Communities") within Empire Avenue.

50 Ways Marketers use Social Media to Improve Their Marketing

Harp Interactive

Build community platforms around real communities of shared interest. Experiment with Flickr and/or YouTube groups to build media for specific events. Marvel Comics raised my impression of this with their Hulk statue Flickr group).

Firebelly at Brainstorming & Social Media Optimization Summits

Firebelly

In today’s competitive environment, it takes a fierce marketing strategy to position your company and communities ahead of the competition; and this session will equip you to make-over your existing marketing plan into a Super Model of success.

United Way of Central Indiana Recognized for their Social Media.

Firebelly

  The article, Appealing to Community , focused on how not-for-profits are reaching out to younger donors with social media while keeping older supporters in the fold.  Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « YouTube Tuesday: I Can Make You Go Viral!

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This Week in Social Media – 7/31/2013

Social Media Marketing

Nothing completely surprising here, but the numbers are telling: younger adults in the UK are driving the growth of mobile social networking. Everlapse is a new photo sharing app with a community aspect, from the creators of CoTweet. Image credit: telli negotrópica (Flickr).

The International: Taking Social Media Overseas

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center via Flickr, CC 2.0. Specifically, I’m the community manager for @WashULaw , an online Master of Law program in U.S. Consider how people are accessing their platforms and make sure you have a strong mobile presence , if necessary.

This Week in Social Media – 4/10/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week, I compose a newsletter that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep the wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs.

Why You Should Fix Your House Before Inviting People Over

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

And the more intricate your external efforts become, the more social, mobile, and interactive your website must become. That’s good stuff, but what makes the website truly great is the inordinate amount of social and mobile integration. Calling attention to mobile apps?

10 Reasons Market Research is Critical to Social Media

Adam Cohen

Do your customers have a need for community, convenience, or collaboration?

The Pressures of Content Creation

Social Media Marketing

Their list was made up of Virgin Mobile, American Express, Marriott, L'Oreal and Vanguard. Sure, they had to lead editorial direction, but in the end, the content was provided by the community. The marketing world seems ablaze with so-called "content marketing" ideas lately.

Four Free Digital Marketing Tools for Non-Profits

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Brad Stabler via Flickr, CC 2.0 Mobify Given the huge uptake in mobile web use , you know by now that if your site isn’t optimized for mobile devices, you are likely missing out on opportunities left and right to connect with your audiences.

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I Will Not Write About Old Spice

Adam Cohen

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