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THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORK FOR LAWYERS, OR ANYONE, IS….

Myrland Marketing

Home About Services Social Media Speaking-Training LMA Contact Subscribe Myrland Marketing Minutes Strategic Social Media: Making Social Media Make Sense THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORK FOR LAWYERS, OR ANYONE, IS… by Nancy Myrland on April 6, 2010 An interesting question was posed on a legal marketing forum of which I am a member. The question had to do with a recommendation for the most effective online social network for lawyers.

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.

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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. We come from the association industry and for many of us “membership” people, community is old hat. And yet, for some reason (actually a lot of reasons) what we know about community isn’t always translating well to building community online.

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. Social Media.

How to Deal with Brand Controversy on Social Media

Convince & Convert

Janice Person , Social Media Director for Monsanto , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss dealing with controversy on social media, respecting transparency, and proactive versus reactive social media strategies. From Expion , a case study about how H&R Block mobilized 90,000 tax professionals in social media using Expion to guide their activity. The RSS feed is: [link]. Holy Social! How did you get involved in social media?

Behind the Curtain of a Sports Social Media Giant

Convince & Convert

Bryan Srabian , Director of Social Media for the San Francisco Giants , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss dedicating a physical space to social, basing an editorial calendar on the baseball game schedule, and how to handle rivalries in the Twittersphere. This week: From ExactTarget , a free ebook called The Mathematics of Social Marketing. The RSS feed is: [link]. Social Media Stat of the Week: NFL hires 32 bloggers. Holy Social.

Solving Klout’s “Warren Buffett Problem”

Convince & Convert

Matt Thomson , VP of Business Development at Klout , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the “Warren Buffett problem” his company faces, those fancy analytics at work behind the Klout algorithms, and expanding to offer brands a whole new product. The RSS feed is: [link]. “We are still in the tumultuous stages of evolution around social.” ” Holy Social! Social Pros Shoutout. Matt Thomson, Klout @daddymention.

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Improving Family Life, One Blog Post at a Time

Convince & Convert

Michael Stelzner , founder of Social Media Examiner and My Kids’ Adventures , join the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss starting over (but not quite from scratch), paying careful attention to where your followers are sharing your content, and staying top of mind for people every single day. And from Expion , a free report on the top 50 retail brands’ social media use in 2013. The RSS feed is: [link]. How did you get involved with social media?

How to Build Community for Niche Site Success

ProBlogger

But then again, I never expected the little website I created to keep friends and family informed about Jerry’s progress to become the largest online community for canine amputees and their people either. We considered a number of different ventures during our three years on the road, but that thing turned out to be right under our noses, and the Tripawds Blogs community was born. The network creates community. Hint: shared hosting won’t cut it!

Social Pros 17 – Maria Ogneva, Yammer

Convince & Convert

This is Episode 17 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. Read on for insights from Maria, and our Social Media Stat of the Week ( this week : are Facebook and Twitter like the Tortoise and the Hare?). The RSS feed is: [link]. Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft , Janrain , and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch.

WOM: What's Really Behind The Buzz

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: betsyjean79 via Flickr , Creative Commons Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Design, Digital, TV, Radio, Podcasts, Blogging, Social Networks, Newsfeeds, Affiliate Marketing, Web TV, SEO… Creative industries have evolved just as the environments, mediums, consumers and needs of our clients have evolved over time. To say I knew who he was (via the London social media circuit) would be an understatement.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

In just a few short years, Twitter has transformed from an odd little sort of public IM service where people posted what they just ate for lunch or what their cat was doing at the moment into one of the big four social networks and a significant channel for news, PR & marketing, politics and more. Community manager Jen Lopez explains how SEOmoz increased its total Twitter followers by 250% to over 27,000 people. Hint: it helps to have a community manager.

How to Take Charge of Your Personal Brand

Convince & Convert

Dorie Clark , Forbes contributor and author of Reinventing You , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss avoiding being pigeonholed in your current job, how to make a career change organically that will make sense, and accurately representing yourself in your personal brand. The RSS feed is: [link]. Putting Your Social Foot Forward. ” Social Media Stat of the Week: 25 photos per second. How did you get involved in social media?

8 Ways Businesses Should Use Social Media

Kikolani

Many businesses hear about the advantages of social media in terms of marketing their products or services, but some forget to look at other major benefits of social media beyond finding leads or making a sale. Here are eight ways that businesses can use social media to learn more about themselves and their industry as well as get more involved with their clients and communities interested in what they have to offer. Social Mention.

Why 4.5 Million TV Lovers Voluntarily Became Zombies

Convince & Convert

Kenny Miller , CEO of KMco , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss his smash hit app Dead Yourself , the success of content engagement with a platform that customizes photographs, and how to empower consumers with creativity while giving them a safety net so they can’t fail. The RSS feed is: [link]. ” Social Media Stat of the Week: 25% of “digital travelers” share pics to make friends jealous. How did you get involved 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. I write about Social Media and how it is being used as a conversational channel by individuals and organizations. Home About In the Media India’s Buzziest Media Brand Condolence February 20, 2008.3:10

API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

is “little bits everywhere&# – don’t force customers to come to your site, let them do purchase your products on their site, where they are, and let their social network be informed. An overview of social media monetization revenues. API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Ep.003 from Laurel Papworth on Vimeo. Monetize your blog or social network site AND keep them on the page. Social Media Business.

Donations as Revenue: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

Episode 2 of monetizing online communities looks at donations – an overlooked revenue stream and the social media tools that enable donations online. Currency has no inherent value itself – only what we, the community, say it’s worth. This does NOT have to be Not For Profits – social networks that have a “community&# feel, can also connect with the goodwill of the members and seek donations as a revenue stream.

Social Pros Podcast 6 – Chad Pollitt, Kuno Creative

Convince & Convert

This is Episode 5 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. Read on for insights from Chad, our “Work It Out” advice segment, and Eric’s Social Media Stat of the Week (this week: are we unfriending each other more than ever?). The RSS feed is: [link]. Huge thanks to Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch. Social media has gotten past the hump.

Is Your Brand Socially Agile?

Convince & Convert

Andy White , Senior Manager of Social Media Marketing at M80 and creative genius behind Audi ‘s social media strategy, joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the importance of brand trust in a social media team, the thought process behind the successful #WantAnR8 campaign, and how Audi’s social agility lets him get things done. The RSS feed is: [link]. All of these examples show the brand’s social agility.

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

Convince & Convert

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 5 Ways to Make Friends with Strangers on Your Blog March 23rd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Remember in high school, when someone would throw a party when their parents were out of town?

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same | Social Media.

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same Mon, Apr 27, 2009 Government 2.0 From entire conferences to unconferences to new government appointees to full-scale social networks , there’s no doubt that “Government 2.0″ I’m one of the leads for our social media/Government 2.0

Put Yourself on the Social Map: From Vagueness to Greatness

Convince & Convert

Erich Marx , Director of Consumer-Facing Interactive and Digital Media at Nissan , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the process of managing a huge, multinational brand’s presence in the digital sphere; measuring results when they don’t necessarily translate directly into sales; and creating innovative experiences to keep customers engaged. And from Expion , a free report on the top 50 retail brands’ social media use in 2013. Holy Social!

Social Pros 29 – Lauren Vargas, Aetna

Convince & Convert

This is Episode 29 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. Read on for insights from Lauren plus Eric Boggs ‘s Social Media Stat of the Week ( This week : 62% of adults use social media for fear of missing out.). The RSS feed is: [link]. Social Pros Transcript For Your Reading Enjoyment, Thanks to Speechpad for the Transcription. Here’s my social media thought of the week. Now there’s social.

Social Pros 22 – Evan Hamilton, UserVoice

Convince & Convert

This is Episode 22 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. Read on for insights from Evan and some social media news from Eric and Jim ( this week : Facebook changes users’ email addresses without permission, LinkedIn offers targeted status updates, and Microsoft acquires Yammer). The RSS feed is: [link]. Social Pros Transcript For Your Reading Enjoyment, Thanks to Speechpad for the Transcription. Social Pros Shoutout.

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Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Why Start Another Social Media Blog??? You see, the current state of the social media blogosphere is very much like an echo chamber , in that a bunch of social media evangelists, strategists, gurus, and other experts are talking to and amongst one another. So, of course, I’m starting…a social media blog!!!

The StumbleUpon effect - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS The StumbleUpon effect Getting traffic to your website can be a daunting task. If you host your own website you have several methods of getting reader attention and converting them to followers. Social Media brought the game to the next level. I want to highlight on one Social Networking site that has been very helpful in getting me new visitors and show you some results.

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. Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), also gathering intelligence via their rankings on top social sites and by stumbling upon new items in my feed reader. Social Media: General.

Top 14 Social Media Management Tools for 2021

Oktopost

Social selling has become an almost inevitable part of B2B selling. Sadly enough, even though social selling is proven to increase company revenue by upwards of 16% , 3 in 4 sales reps don’t implement the strategy. Clearly, your buyers are now all over social media. Zoho Social.

50 Ways Marketers use Social Media to Improve Their Marketing

Harp Interactive

Social media isn’t always the right tool for the job. Over the last three days, I’ve spoken to four HUGE brands in America that are considering social media for one project or another, and there are many more out there working on how these tools might integrate into their business needs. Add social bookmark links to your most important web pages and/or blog posts to improve sharing. Build community platforms around real communities of shared interest.

10 Ways to Position Your Blog Above Copycats

Kikolani

Craft your RSS feed content to avoid making it easy for content thieves. Michael Martinez published this post about how scraper blogs exploit RSS feeds like Feedburner by sending out links to blogs on a buy list. It’s useful for traffic to submit your RSS feeds and still encourage you to submit your blog to popular RSS lists. However, I do agree with his suggestion to post just a paragraph and not the entire article in your RSS feeds. Build your network.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

It is also great for socializing and building your own community. You can use a hosted WordPress or a WordPress installation. First a list of sites where you can create a blog online, on another company’s site (even if you use your own domain): WordPress.com (hosted WordPress; in contrast, we will be discussing installing your own WordPress); Blogger.com ; Tumblr.com (discussed a bit, above); and. Hosting. Hosting Your Domain. Hosting Companies.

Who Profits From Social Media?

Small Business Mavericks

According to an article on My Edmonds News website, small businesses stand to profit more from social media than big businesses or corporations. So what is meant by social media? Let’s see – there’s Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and a whole host of other websites that have both a global reach as well as a local reach. If your business does business globally, then any of the large networks are worth your attention. About Us What’s a Maverick?

Learning via the Social Media Game

Bare Feet Studios

Tomorrow I am working with an esteemed group of coral reef scientists here in Hawaii to illustrate various ways to use social media. I will be using a version of The Social Media Game , an interactive learning process originally developed by my darling colleague Beth Kantor a few years ago. It just shows you how much app and platform development continues in the sphere of online social networks and mobile options. Social Network. Social Bookmarks.

Why Brands are Turning to Spotify as the Next Big Social Platform

Buffer Social

There are so many social networks to choose from today : Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest. We’ve spent time digging into the rise of Spotify as a social media platform , used by today’s hottest brands. Where Spotify fits in today’s social media landscape. If you were to look at a chart of the online communities of the greatest size and reach, how do you think that chart might look? About The Science of Social Media podcast.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Funny Cute Animal Compilation

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Here are some of the best articles I have seen on Google+ , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. How to Get Testimonials for Your Business or Blog Using Twitter for Social Proof – Want to get testimonials from customers for your business or readers for your blog?

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Social Media Chat Tuesday, July 21st

Adam Cohen

a thousand cuts :: adam cohen's blog About Blogroll Contact a thousand cuts conversations about social media and interactive marketing by adam cohen 19 JUL Social Media Chat Tuesday, July 21st Posted by: adam / Tags: Interactive Marketing , Jason Breed , Marc Meyer , Marketing and Advertising , Social Media / Comments: View Comments There are regular chats on Twitter, and then there’s hashtagsocialmedia.com.

Invasive or Indispensable: The Case of Permanent GPS

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This isn’t a real post about social media strategy, but it’s an important issue that follows from our social media behavior online. A member of my religious community disappeared. After having read the immensely resourceful book, The Facebook Effect , I’m starting to understand how our world is changing thanks to social networks. This gave the social network a true exclusive feel and made people long for access.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Chicago Lightning

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. How to easily find guest posting opportunities – from what you read to searching on social media. Social Media / Social Networking.

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13 Signs That You're At a Tech Conference | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

On their computers, I see Gmail, Facebook, Tweetdeck, Skype, Flickr and a host of other apps and widgets. If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed ! Related articles which may interest you: Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends Ready for Yet Another Social Platform? If you are looking for a social media guru, youve come to the wrong place. Social media is very new and anyone who claims they are a guru likely isnt.